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Trailer Towing Mirrors

Hey, quick question. Will be picking up my new boat in another month or so. I'm thinking I'm not going to be able to see very well with my stock mirrors. Does anyone know of any extended trailer towing mirrors that I can get for my '05 Level II? Something that's not permanent, that I can take off when I'm not using them. Thanks in advance!
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why not wait and see if they will work?

i hate attachment mirrors tho.
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I don't want to wait and see if they will work for the simple reason - I'm buying the boat from a dealership that's 600 miles away. So when I get there and find out they don't work, its a long drive home not being able to see anything!
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I was able to use the stock mirrors pulling a 6x6x12 trailer. You don't need towing mirrors on ranger, but it really can't pull anything that big.
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I've also used these when towing a 6x12 enclosed trailer, and a medium sized sailboat... They sort of suck, just for the fact that they shake/rattle a little bit, but it's nice on the strait stretches to be able to see behind you.

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Thanks guys. I'll be pulling an 19 foot boat. Hopefully my damn truck will be able to pull the thing, so I think the mirrors are the least of my worry!
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does it weigh over 5600 lbs?

if its under that you will be fine.
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Its only about 3000lbs.
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it will tow it with ease.

ive pulled stuff that ranged from 1200lbs - 7200lbs

would not recommend anything over 5500-5600 lbs

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if the boat and trailer are 3000 lbs then you are fine.
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I have a 21 foot boat that weighs 5500 loaded with fuel and the trailer, all the gear blah blah. My truck pulls it great. As far as the mirrors go, i don't use them, I personally don't like them, but I have been towing all my life, so I don't need them, the little fish eye lenses work fine for me.
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I'm sure I'd be fine without extended mirrors. I'm a trucker, pull super b trains for a living, so I'm no stranger to towing!!
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