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    That's not the worst of it, but it is definitely worth it. I wouldn't trade the car seat for any mod out there!

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    This is our first and I know there will be a huge learning curve, but we are up for the challenge and cant wait to meet the little guy.

    Al, do you have enough room in the sierra for a little one and all the stuff??

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    Quote Originally Posted by ajarman View Post
    I would not have thought about the used market for the factory mirrors. Thanks for the heads up!!
    The tow mirrors may be tricky to find used, as many people upgrade to them from the standard factory. I did not see any tow mirrors while I was looking on craigslist, but you may get lucky and find that a salvage yard is advertising a good set. At a minimum though, you will at least be able to see how much your current mirrors are selling for locally, so that when you sell yours, you can make some $$ back after you purchase you tow mirrors.


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    Sounds like a pretty great plan Mike! Even if I can get $50 or $75 for them.

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    Oops...I misread your post...you weren't thinking about getting the tow mirrors used, sorry.

    Anyway, yep...every little bit helps. I am planning putting my one good mirror out on craigslist soon...I'll probably put the other one up as well because I did see a couple people looking for the glass, but you know me, I am an expert in procrastination due to my many years of practice.
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    Love the mirrors!Thanks for the pics.
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    So Mike, you have to take the whole mirror back off, then there's a panel that covers the spring, right?

    I bragged about mine not vibrating so of course they're bad now!

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    I tightend up the springs even more and have most of the shake out except at high speeds, but even then it is not bad at all. I am going to stick some weather stripping behind the mirror to see if I can get the remaining shake out. Overall, I am very happy with the mirrors and definitley think they are worth the money. Besides the additional features like the heater and turn signal, I love wider field of view and the lower convex portion that covers the blind spots and really helps when backing. Just know that if you do get the mirrors and they end up having some shake, that it is very easy to get most of to shake to stop (it took me longer to research than to work on the mirrors themselves, which was about 10 minutes).

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    No..you don't have to take the mirror off. It's easier to leave the mirror mounted. The spring is housed in the outside portion of where the 2 extensions that support the mirror stem from. It's opposite the triangle shaped portion that's on the inside that houses the 3 mounting studs. The cover pops off pretty easily. Just take a flat tip screwdriver and slide in the slit where the plastic pieces meet. I inserted in the underside portion just in case I slipped. Let me know if you are having any trouble locating and I can go snap some pics. I also have pics of the spring itself from when I tightned my mirror up if you need as well. Lastly, I pasted the instructions below that I used, as they were easy to follow.



    If your mirrors are vibrating, remove the plastic cover over the hinge, remove the four screws that hold the hinge cover plate in place, remove the spring and insert approximately 1/8" stack of washers under the spring seat and reassemble. This increases the spring pressure against the arm detent and stops the vibration. BTW, if you purchase the correct ones for your model year they are a direct plug in. Been there, done that!

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