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Old 04-09-2020, 03:42 PM   #1
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I found a picture of these fender tow mirrors in a brochure. Does anyone know where I could find a set or what to call them when I search? http://imgur.com/a/zICmf5e
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Old 04-09-2020, 03:53 PM   #2
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As far as I can tell a quick search of - fender mount tow mirrors , came up with a bunch of stuff new and old...
Cool idea...
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Old 04-09-2020, 04:07 PM   #3
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You can find a bunch of the mirrors but that exact style will be difficult to find without knowing a brand name, just search as was suggested for "fender mount tow mirrors"
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thats cool. those look like theyre designed to be removed and installed quickly wehn not towing.
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Picture of the red truck with the mirrors is cool. Looks like they adjust to 'tight' in the center of the assembly.

EDITED: I had linked you to a removable fender mount mirror at eBay...until I realized the guy only had ONE of them. Didn't see any others there, or at Amazon. Problem is almost all of them are clip-on extensions that go to your stock door mirror, or they are permanent-mount, three-point drill-to-mount mirrors. No joy. The one at eBay was definitely OLD, but not used.

If you find a set like the ones in the picture, you know the clamps will tear up the paint....just saying.
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These trucks are not meant for serious towing.
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These trucks are not meant for serious towing.
Donít tell Jp2Code that lol. He pulls a tractor with his HD
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...and Deerhurst said that about once a year he tows 5,000 pounds with his six banger. Man I could have SWORN it says load limit is 2,500 on hardbodies.

You know how it is though. The engineers at Nissan set the numbers lower to cover their asses.
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Donít tell Jp2Code that lol. He pulls a tractor with his HD
He'll find out the hard way when the trailer is steering the truck.
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My experience is that you CAN haul a heavier load with these small trucks if three things are true:

1) You don't mind replacing your clutch more often than most people. (I wouldn't tow heavy on a regular basis with an automatic trans.)

2) You live in a state that is mostly flat, like Kansas, Florida, and the like, OR...you don't try steep hills or mountain passes.

3) You mount a decent tow setup on your truck and boost up the rear suspension, and when towing, don't speed.

Then you could maybe haul a 4,000-5,000 pound load around, once in a while. Upgrading your brakes and clutch setup doesn't hurt, either.
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