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Old 25-Mar-2009, 07:12 PM
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are blind spot mirrors cool?

lol i have blind spot mirrors on my car and it probably increases my driving skill by 1000 percent

thing is some ppl find this stupid like haveing training wheels on a bike

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do you have blind spot mirrors on your car?

honestly without blind spot mirrors it'll take me 2-3 tries when reverse parking with blind spot mirrors i can do it on shot
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Old 25-Mar-2009, 07:17 PM
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i have oem mirrors and thats it.
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Old 25-Mar-2009, 07:45 PM
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I just turn my head a look....how bout that! lol
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Old 25-Mar-2009, 07:55 PM
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I just turn my head a look....how bout that! lol

ya but what if your waiting for the uy to pass you lol and it makes you look cooler (as a passenger perspective lol)
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Old 25-Mar-2009, 08:14 PM
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They are fulgy, but they are safer. How about using some small cheesy air scoop in the right location, then install a small mirror. Kinda like a shaved blind spot mirror, Patent!!!
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I never thought of them as cool, or thought they were stupid (like training wheels).

If I bought my car with it I probably would've kept it on, but the bother for me to go to the store and buy them and put them on my car is not worth it, because I don't really care about it.
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Old 25-Mar-2009, 08:19 PM
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I use the force. Close your eyes, feel your car around you, then expand the aura, feel your surroundings, then, in one flowing move, reverse, park and you're done, open your eyes, and all is well.

Or just turn your head and look, the way your suppose to. Those mirrors are not intended to be a replacement for actually looking around and beign aware of your environment. they are not cool.
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Old 25-Mar-2009, 08:21 PM
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Originally Posted by MPR View Post
I just turn my head a look....how bout that! lol
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i also say they are uncool.

I have my side mirrors adjusted so that i only see my own car if i move my head slightly towards that mirror. This dramatically reduces my blindspots. I also have those wide rear view mirrors.
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I use the force. Close your eyes, feel your car around you, then expand the aura, feel your surroundings, then, in one flowing move, reverse, park and you're done, open your eyes, and all is well.

Or just turn your head and look, the way your suppose to. Those mirrors are not intended to be a replacement for actually looking around and beign aware of your environment. they are not cool.
They weren't meant to but they do LOL like you can see a mile behind you with them

I bought some for $3 and that was money well spent it's not like I can't drive without it but it makes driving more enjoyable and easier especially on the highway
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Old 25-Mar-2009, 10:49 PM
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I have them on my delsol and truck.. there great, makes seeing behind/beside you so much easier
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Old 26-Mar-2009, 01:29 AM
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it is a honda civic (over sized go kart). you can see everything.
I have never had them and never will.
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Old 26-Mar-2009, 02:04 AM
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i say 3 bucks to never have to move your head and chill out is 3 bucks extremely well spent
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Old 26-Mar-2009, 02:10 AM
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The EM1's have a fairly thick C-pillar which hides cars quite well. Would be nice to not have to crane my neck to see if there is a car there every time...lol

but meh. I'm so used to knowing exactly where to look when there is a car in my blind spot that it doesn't bother me anymore.
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Old 26-Mar-2009, 10:35 AM
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ewww... i had them on my car when I bought it... i took them off right away. They are yuckkky!
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Old 26-Mar-2009, 10:51 AM
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if you need blind spot mirrors to IMPROVE your driving, then you should not be on the road.

Turn your head and look...that's the safest way
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Old 26-Mar-2009, 11:04 AM
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My brother has em on his volvo, every time I drive it, I get pissed. Those small round mirrors mess you up at night. You see the same car 2x and at different distances. Still have to turn your head and check. Would never trust just the mirror.
For example what if on the highway you are in 1st lane and a person in 3rd lane mergining to 2nd and also you are attempting to merge there. You look in the mirror and you think its fine, yet you can colide with the other car. If you look back you would notice the other persons flasher or him drifting over to the middle lane. But that's just my popunion. And about looking cool, whatever helps you drive is cool.
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Old 26-Mar-2009, 11:07 AM
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Blind spot mirrors PLUS an oversized wide-angle rear view mirror are the COOLEST things ever!!
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Old 26-Mar-2009, 11:31 AM
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Originally Posted by scrid3r View Post
My brother has em on his volvo, every time I drive it, I get pissed. Those small round mirrors mess you up at night. You see the same car 2x and at different distances. Still have to turn your head and check. Would never trust just the mirror.
For example what if on the highway you are in 1st lane and a person in 3rd lane mergining to 2nd and also you are attempting to merge there. You look in the mirror and you think its fine, yet you can colide with the other car. If you look back you would notice the other persons flasher or him drifting over to the middle lane. But that's just my popunion. And about looking cool, whatever helps you drive is cool.

you can still see them lol having those mirrors is like having eyes on the back of your head you can see wayyyy down the road
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Old 26-Mar-2009, 11:44 AM
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bottom line, whether the mirrors are cool or not. check ur frikkin blindspots!
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the 1990 civic cx my mom bought in june 1990 didnt come with a passenger side mirrior it was extra. so u had to look back on thee passneger side no matter what
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