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post #1 of 5 Old 04-02-2019, 11:40 PM Thread Starter
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I want to move the mirrors forward, any ideas?

I want to move the mirrors forward so that I can see them better. I had an idea of using those adapters that move them wider and use them to move them forward, but they aren't as long as I'd like. Some are 40mm, I'd like quite a bit more than that.

Can't seem to find them, anyone have any idea of an "off the shelf" solution?

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Why not just get a better pair of mirrors

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post #3 of 5 Old 04-03-2019, 01:37 AM Thread Starter
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Why not just get a better pair of mirrors

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I don't have a problem with that, but I want them to be in my field of view all the time. Right now, I don't see them at all until I move my head.

I'm not a fan of the round mirrors, I'd rather have a dual mirror with a convex built in and wide instead of round.

However, there's still the issue of where they are located in the field of view. If you look at some bikes, they have mirrors out front, that's what I want.

If you look at this pic, you see the mirrors are several inches forward of the grips. This should be in the field of view without having to move your head.

https://www.google.com/search?q=spor..._HXfVDSkHVhKM:

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If you want to go outside the box in this matter it would be wise to check this, or something similar, out:
https://www.amazon.com/FOOKOO-Wirele...11-spons&psc=1
Mount the camera, which has a 170 degree viewing angle, above the license plate, and mount your phone with a standard hands free mount in, or close to, your range of vision and Bob's your uncle.

Of course it may be a good idea to keep at least one rear view mirror where it is visible to any police officer to prevent unnecessary pull overs for lack of rear view mirrors, and in case the primary viewer malfunctions.

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If you want to go outside the box in this matter it would be wise to check this, or something similar, out:
https://www.amazon.com/FOOKOO-Wirele...11-spons&psc=1
Mount the camera, which has a 170 degree viewing angle, above the license plate, and mount your phone with a standard hands free mount in, or close to, your range of vision and Bob's your uncle.

Of course it may be a good idea to keep at least one rear view mirror where it is visible to any police officer to prevent unnecessary pull overs for lack of rear view mirrors, and in case the primary viewer malfunctions.

Rob
That's one of the options I was looking at. I actually wanted a wired version instead of WiFi, but same idea.

I'm a bit concerned about having a backup if they fail, but having one as a center view and two more for each side sounds great.

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