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    Default NNBS silverado tow mirrors on NBS silverado

    and its done!
    but theres good news and bad news...

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    half way:

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    anyone notice the UNsymmetricalness of the two mirrors here?

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    heres a better view...

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    obviously something isnt right, i contacted the company that i bought these from and am hoping they will respond soon, because its is the little things like this that irritate the heck outta me...

    but overall, I freaking love these things!!!! I can see so much amazingly better and can now utilize my passenger side to parallel park and see my right rear tire and how close it gets to the curb, I am in love with these things, but obviously i would be 100% satisfied were it not for this flaw...

    I do plan on doing the tow mirror leveling mod to just for aesthetics purposes and I will post whenever I do it.

    cheers!
    2000 Chevrolet Silverado

    Powertrain:
    4.3L V6, 4L60E, 2WD, Single Cab
    Performance:
    Airaid CAI
    Poweraid TB Spacer
    Flowmaster 10-series exhaust (dumped)
    BLACKBEAR TUNED!!!
    Edge CS insight monitor
    4.10 gears
    Limited-slip differential
    LS-1 Dual Electric fans
    Corvette tranny servo swap

    Audio:
    Head Unit: Alpine
    Speakers: Alpine SPR-60C 6.5" component set, 4X6 Infinity Kappas
    Subs: 2-12" Kicker CVT's
    Amps: Alpine-M1000 (subs), Alpine MRX-F65 (Speakers)


    Tires/Wheels:
    305/70R16 NITTO Terra Grapplers
    16" PROCOMP 7089's
    Suspension:
    2" leveling kit
    3" Fabtech Spindle Lift Kit
    Front/Rear-Bilstein 5100 shocks

    Lighting:
    FRONT
    35W HID Low Beams
    RECON LED smoked roof cab lights
    REAR
    HELLA LED taillights and 3rd brakelight
    HELLA FF-75 Aux. Reverse Lamps
    RIGID dually D2, flush mount, wide beam
    Accessories:
    Hawk HPS Brake pads
    Russell braided steel brake lines
    Powerstop-red powdercoated brake calipers
    Powerslot Cryo brake rotors
    EGR in-channel window visors

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    I can't tell if it's the angle of the photos or the mirrors that causes it to look like this. I'm thinking it's the angle of the photos, because if you look at your photo with OEM mirrors, they look asymmetrical, too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SurrealOne View Post
    I can't tell if it's the angle of the photos or the mirrors that causes it to look like this. I'm thinking it's the angle of the photos, because if you look at your photo with OEM mirrors, they look asymmetrical, too.
    i agree that the angle of the picture taken for the "before" was not dead center, but i just went back through my photo collection of my truck and i have a few that are dead center in front and the old mirrors are, in fact, symmetrical.
    also, for the new ones its that last picture, from the top view, that really shows you something is different between the two...
    2000 Chevrolet Silverado

    Powertrain:
    4.3L V6, 4L60E, 2WD, Single Cab
    Performance:
    Airaid CAI
    Poweraid TB Spacer
    Flowmaster 10-series exhaust (dumped)
    BLACKBEAR TUNED!!!
    Edge CS insight monitor
    4.10 gears
    Limited-slip differential
    LS-1 Dual Electric fans
    Corvette tranny servo swap

    Audio:
    Head Unit: Alpine
    Speakers: Alpine SPR-60C 6.5" component set, 4X6 Infinity Kappas
    Subs: 2-12" Kicker CVT's
    Amps: Alpine-M1000 (subs), Alpine MRX-F65 (Speakers)


    Tires/Wheels:
    305/70R16 NITTO Terra Grapplers
    16" PROCOMP 7089's
    Suspension:
    2" leveling kit
    3" Fabtech Spindle Lift Kit
    Front/Rear-Bilstein 5100 shocks

    Lighting:
    FRONT
    35W HID Low Beams
    RECON LED smoked roof cab lights
    REAR
    HELLA LED taillights and 3rd brakelight
    HELLA FF-75 Aux. Reverse Lamps
    RIGID dually D2, flush mount, wide beam
    Accessories:
    Hawk HPS Brake pads
    Russell braided steel brake lines
    Powerstop-red powdercoated brake calipers
    Powerslot Cryo brake rotors
    EGR in-channel window visors

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    looks good. im assuming you checked all of the mounting area? one of mine didnt want to sit right until i did some wiggling on it.

    Alex


    2011 GMC Sierra SLE 5.3 Z71 4X4 Stealth Gray Metallic / 2004 Chevy Impala LS 3.8 Cappuccino

    Tow mirrors - Diablew Tuned - Flowmaster Regular 40 - Ready Lift 2.5' lift - BFG LT A/T K/Os - Carr Light Wing - TruckLite LED lights - Optima Red Top - 50% Front Window Tint - Line-X bedliner - Airaid MIT - Tekonsha P2 - ARS Billet Grill - Fia custom fit seat covers

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    I can't tell which is wrong, I think it's the driver's side. But, I'm with @Sierraowner5.3 I think one side is not quite in place.
    Ray

    '09 Avalanche LTZ - Black
    '05 Envoy XL (sold)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sierraowner5.3 View Post
    looks good. im assuming you checked all of the mounting area? one of mine didnt want to sit right until i did some wiggling on it.

    Alex
    did all that earlier today after my last exam, still nothing changed...

    if i could get an angle finder....

    assuming the side of the truck is a straightline forward, I bet the drivers side mirror sits at about 75 degrees, while the passenger side mirror sits at about 45-50 degrees.... if yall get what im saying, i dont really know which one is wrong seeing that it could be either lol
    2000 Chevrolet Silverado

    Powertrain:
    4.3L V6, 4L60E, 2WD, Single Cab
    Performance:
    Airaid CAI
    Poweraid TB Spacer
    Flowmaster 10-series exhaust (dumped)
    BLACKBEAR TUNED!!!
    Edge CS insight monitor
    4.10 gears
    Limited-slip differential
    LS-1 Dual Electric fans
    Corvette tranny servo swap

    Audio:
    Head Unit: Alpine
    Speakers: Alpine SPR-60C 6.5" component set, 4X6 Infinity Kappas
    Subs: 2-12" Kicker CVT's
    Amps: Alpine-M1000 (subs), Alpine MRX-F65 (Speakers)


    Tires/Wheels:
    305/70R16 NITTO Terra Grapplers
    16" PROCOMP 7089's
    Suspension:
    2" leveling kit
    3" Fabtech Spindle Lift Kit
    Front/Rear-Bilstein 5100 shocks

    Lighting:
    FRONT
    35W HID Low Beams
    RECON LED smoked roof cab lights
    REAR
    HELLA LED taillights and 3rd brakelight
    HELLA FF-75 Aux. Reverse Lamps
    RIGID dually D2, flush mount, wide beam
    Accessories:
    Hawk HPS Brake pads
    Russell braided steel brake lines
    Powerstop-red powdercoated brake calipers
    Powerslot Cryo brake rotors
    EGR in-channel window visors

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    you can adjust the angle the mirrors sit on the truck. not entirely sure thats what you are referring to. the up down angle looks off as well.

    wish i could see it in person.

    Alex


    2011 GMC Sierra SLE 5.3 Z71 4X4 Stealth Gray Metallic / 2004 Chevy Impala LS 3.8 Cappuccino

    Tow mirrors - Diablew Tuned - Flowmaster Regular 40 - Ready Lift 2.5' lift - BFG LT A/T K/Os - Carr Light Wing - TruckLite LED lights - Optima Red Top - 50% Front Window Tint - Line-X bedliner - Airaid MIT - Tekonsha P2 - ARS Billet Grill - Fia custom fit seat covers

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