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Old 05-13-2019, 06:51 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Where to get OEM, or quality, 2 Point Mirror Mounts?

Hi all,

I'm thinking about installing OEM (or an alternative of comparable quality) 2 point mirror mounts on my 1995 F-350, to replace the flag mirrors that are currently on the truck. I did some calling around to local junkyards, but haven't found any so far.

Here's a photo of my truck with the current flag mirrors: https://i.imgur.com/VhHCYg2.jpg

And here's a photo of a 2 point mount with an Extend-A-Mirror Arm on it: https://i.imgur.com/q2xzxNs.jpg

Instead of the Extend-A-Mirror Arms, I have it in mind to install gooseneck mirror heads for hauling my truck camper.

I know the 2 point mounts are everywhere, so it's annoying that I haven't been able to find inexpensive ones at a junkyard. If I have to get them online, I want to save as much money as I can.

Anybody have suggestions on where to source these?

Also, does anybody know if the top 2 screws in the 2 point mount will fit without re-drilling?

Thanks
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Old 05-13-2019, 09:01 PM   #2 (permalink)
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The ones I put on my last truck that I bought on Amazon (Cipa brand) were as good as the ones I took off. I put the bigger mirror heads like you're talking about on them though and they shook like a motherfucker on the highway, couldn't see anything. If you want the big mirrors I'd suggest going all the way to 3 points.

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Old 05-15-2019, 03:29 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Thanks for the info. So your mirror setup was like this correct? https://www.pirate4x4.com/forum/atta...d-img_2719.jpg

If I have to use the Extend-A-Mirror Arms instead of gooseneck mirror heads, I'll do that.

I found a junkyard a few towns over that's supposed to have a bunch of the 2 point mirror mounts. Do I just need a screwdriver to remove them?
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Old 05-15-2019, 07:22 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Owning a fleet of 80's and 90's fords, I'll say this.
Flat mirrors suck
2 points suck just as much.
The 3 points are the only thing I would consider acceptable, but good luck getting through a 9' garage door

My buddy grabbed a set of west coasts off a 90's f-700, and they bolted up in place of the flag mirrors, and they work well, that's the route I would go.
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Old 05-15-2019, 07:35 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I bought replacement 2 point mount mirrors for my 86 at oreilly.

Think they were about $20 apiece 6-7 years ago.
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Old 05-15-2019, 10:14 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I picked up the flat black cipa ones off amazon last year and they are starting to rust pretty good already on the steel parts
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