Blind spot mirror

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  1. MikeDee

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    Anyone know of a good stick on blind spot convex mirror that fits the contours of the Prime side view mirrors?
     
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    If you move the mirrors so that you cannot see the side of the car they should pick up anything approaching you from either side.
     
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    That's what I've been doing for the past 15-20 years.


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    and now you don't have to because u got BSM:D
     
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    I always avoid the Uber and Lyft drivers who use those because I know they are the worst drivers. Like everyone said, if you are looking at the same thing with your three mirrors, you're doing it wrong.
     
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    As an advanced driving school instructor put it: "You already know what color your car is."
     
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    Indeed, but I still do anyway; not much reason not to.

    However, I've been thinking about getting one of those, cutting it into quarters, and putting the lower-left quarter on the bottom right of the right-side mirror, and similarly the lower-right quarter on the outer-bottom edge of the left-side mirror. The goal would be to help me see parking-place stripes, or to a lesser degree, highway lane markings.


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    But do you know if a bird has pooped on it?! :D
     
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    Check out the CarTalk (Klick&Klack (a.k.a. TheChuckleBrothers)) web-site for advice on how to set up the rear-view mirrors (…it's about the only useful thing to be learned from them in the 35 or so years I've been listening to their show) which started of as a really useful source of information, but as it became oh so popular and after it became syndicated, the quality of the information decreased as the chuckles and giggles increased! (…sigh!)
     
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    Good figure about this:

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    That's what the Lane Departure Warning is for :p
     
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    Plus of course I can see the lane stripes ahead of me, whereas parking-place stripes quasi-disappear as I enter the parking space.

    Thus the "to a lesser degree."


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    I already tried that, numerous times in fact. It helps but doesn't work to my satisfaction.
     
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    Judging by the silence, It looks like these didn't work out :)
     
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    so.....that's the "premium" version of blind spot mirror:p
     
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    They're not expensive and it's easy to switch between looking at the two mirrors. Just make sure you put them on carefully because they're not going anywhere when you place them.

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