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Old 02-04-2009, 07:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Where is the best place to attached the (side mirror ) blind spot mirror square? top or bottom, inner or outer portion of the side view mirror?
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top left corner for the left side mirror???
top right corner for the right mirror???
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Old 02-04-2009, 09:19 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I have my blind spot mirror in the lower right corner of the driver's side mirror.

I'm not sure if that's the perfect place to put it, but it has always worked well there in all my cars.
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Old 02-04-2009, 11:43 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I disagree. Put it on the lower, inside portion of the mirror. That part of the mirror mostly just shows your door handles anyway, and it works well there. I have mine there and it definitely works well for me.
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Old 02-05-2009, 01:21 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Re: Blind spot Mirror

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Where is the best place to attached the (side mirror ) blind spot mirror square? top or bottom, inner or outer portion of the side view mirror?
where can i get these?
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top left corner for the left side mirror???
top right corner for the right mirror???
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I want a set of those. Where did you get them? I've not seen any that contour the existing mirror as well as they do.
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bump same here, would like to purchase a set also, any link or idea where to get them?
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bump same here, would like to purchase a set also, any link or idea where to get them?
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thanks just purchased a set
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Old 02-13-2009, 10:46 PM   #13 (permalink)
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I have my blind spot mirror in the lower right corner of the driver's side mirror.

I'm not sure if that's the perfect place to put it, but it has always worked well there in all my cars.
i agree w/ you for the mirrors that the OP showed...those square mirrors are best on the lower outside edges

i've seen these same exact mirrors selling by singles at walmart as well... some in the RV section

the ones that t-mdx shown are better but more expensive and not found normally in a dept store or some autoparts places

heres one that's the BEST out in the market, you can also find them on ebay for cheaper:

http://www.maxiviewmirror.com/

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/NEW-M...spagenameZWDVW

u want the best, go w/ this :P pamper your Luv & increase your safety

however, i'm happy w/ the walmart adjustable round mirrors in the RV section $2.01 after NJ taxes:

#71130

basically it's up to the driver preference top/bottom inner/outer

that's Y i went to walmart to get those cheap adjustable mirrors and test out where I like my blindspots to be at... but the cheapo mirrors are actually doing well!
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You don't need those mirrors

If you adjust your side view mirrors to view what's beside the car, you won't need to reduce the mirror surface area with that fisheye mirror. If you can see the door handles in your mirror then you don't have them adjusted properly. Try this, have your friend walk from behind your car to beside your car up to the drivers door. adjust your rear-view mirror (the one on the inside of the car) to see everything up to but not including the inside left interior of the car.
Now adjust your passenger side view mirror out until the person walks from the rearview mirror view into the side view mirror view, you won't see your fender or door handles in the side view mirror. As they walk forward on the passenger side keep looking....they will appear in your peripheral vision right as they move off the outside edge of the mirror.

Do the same on the drivers side view mirror. With it aimed almost all the way out you will see cars in the lane next to you, and you won't see the car directly behind you...that car is in the rear view mirror.

Having the same information in all three mirrors is a little un-necessary isn't it? They even teach this method in regular drivers ed these days, Skip Barber tauhgt me 20 years ago, there is no blind spot, just poorly adjusted mirrors.

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I disagree. Put it on the lower, inside portion of the mirror. That part of the mirror mostly just shows your door handles anyway, and it works well there. I have mine there and it definitely works well for me.
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Old 02-14-2009, 11:43 AM   #15 (permalink)
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Autobahn Mirror

Okay, so the (relatively significant) blindspot within the 2nd generation MDX, recently contributed to a close call that involved me very nearly side swiping a smaller Mazda sedan on the hightway while on my way home from work last night...(not to mention the resulting highspeed chase involving a tiny Mazda packed with gangbangers who were unable to catch up to a 3 ton SUV that they had mistakenly thought had cut them off intentionally....lol)

I wonder how effective this product is?

http://www.properautocare.com/autobahnmirror.html

http://video.google.com/videoplay?do...53163785204919 (YouTube video of product in action)

http://www.sbtv.com/?cid=61&segid=1051 (product review at SEMA auto show in Vegas)







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