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View Poll Results: Do you put your passenger seat down while driving?
Yep 4 6.06%
Nah i like the blind spot, makes changing lanes more interesting 45 68.18%
I took out the passenger seat to save on gas 8 12.12%
I dont have an extended cab 9 13.64%
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Old 09-09-2008
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Nope, don't look out of it anyway.

Go buy some little convex stick on mirrors or something.
agreed. if your mirrors are set up properly, you don't really need to look out there. use the back window, a car is gonna be longer then the distance from the back edge of the front window to the back window. you should be able to see either the front or rear of the car.
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What do yall mean by driving with it down?

i leave mine in the same place, huge blind spot,
i just look around it sort of.
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agreed. if your mirrors are set up properly, you don't really need to look out there. use the back window, a car is gonna be longer then the distance from the back edge of the front window to the back window. you should be able to see either the front or rear of the car.

Pretty much... I watch my mirrors ALL the time so someone really has to sneak up on me for me to not know they're coming. Between the front window and the rear window that ext. window isn't really needed...
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I still get the blind spot with my reg cab ranger and the passenger seat.
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on the 04 and 05's with the seat in the 'regular' position, it blocks part of the back window and the quater window. Makes it a btch on the thruway.

As a result, I put mine all the way back, which pretty much eliminates the problem.

As far as those wide angle stick on mirrors, the problem with those, is that your too far away (in the drivers seat) to effectively judge distance if its stuck to your passenger mirror. They work well on larger trucks because the wide angle mirror is much larger.
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Guess you're a short guy, because I can see fine. Only blind spot I have is on the drivers side where the seat belt is attached to.
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I have blind spot mirrors AND I lean my passenger seat back just enough to see out of the small window.
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I don't have this problem in my 04...It's because I put in Explorer Leathers!
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thats why u have ****ing mirrors. but this high back bucket seats are a pain in the ****, i cant stand them and want to burn them to the ****ing ground.
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thats why u have ****ing mirrors. but those high back bucket seats are a pain in the ****, i cant stand them and want to burn them to the ****ing ground.
i normally use the mirrors for everything regarldess. drive a truck with a box body or a bus and u cant turn around.
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what did i do? must be the coke...
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wheres the 'i know how to drive' option? what really is going to be hiding in that one small spot? either look out your passenger window or look out the back and you can see any car that might be there
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Convex mirrors, Spyder eyes makes a good set... learn to use them... I tow a trailer with my truck often, makes towing a breeze...

other option is get the 06+ mirrors and then some convex mirrors.. even better...
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Never have a problem with it in its normal position
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someone post a pic of the seat in this "down" position yall are saying.
i still dont get it
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I think they just mean in the reclined position.
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