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Old 11-23-2010
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F150 auto dim mirror

Got this installed yesterday and so far its working great auto dim mirror out of a 2010 F150, 3 wire hook up and in my opinion looks a lot better then the expo auto dims, best part is it was $20!

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and one of the truck

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Old 11-23-2010
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Nice, I like that. I dont like the looks of the expo ones but that looks good.
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Nice, I like that. I dont like the looks of the expo ones but that looks good.
ya thats why I went this route I think it is a lot more clean then the expo mirror.
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Old 11-24-2010
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Looks nice! I did the same thing because I didnt like the look of the expo ones, but mine was a Gentex from an 02 Grand Cherokee. Wouldve liked to stay Ford though.
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There are two versions of the Gen 2 Explorer Autolamps/Autodim mirror. The earlier mirror is bulkier than the later version. Gen 2's Ex 4-doors are 95~2001 but I don't know the changeover date for the two mirrors


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Nice! I'm surprised someone hasn't done this already with any 04+ f150
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I have only seen the earlier ones, good to know there is a later one just in case my wife eants one. The one I put in looks pretty close in size.

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There are two versions of the Gen 2 Explorer Autolamps/Autodim mirror. The earlier mirror is bulkier than the later version. Gen 2's Ex 4-doors are 95~2001 but I don't know the changeover date for the two mirrors


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I also have one that doesnt look like either of these, lol
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I dont like the looks of the expo ones. I have no need for auto lamps.
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ya I have one of the late model expo ones in my girls 03 explorer and it doesn't seem to work as well as this one. now I am just on the look out for a good deal on one with the LCD screen in it so I can hook up a backup cam.
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Truck's looking good. I see you got some Eagle Alloy 137's? Haha
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I have the 2010 F150 mirrors in both of my Rangers that have the reverse camera screen built right into them so you can see the camera when you back up.
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Long enough sig there JP?? Jeesh!


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I dont like the looks of the expo ones. I have no need for auto lamps.
between that thing and the lighted flip down visors.....some things just need to stay in the explorer LOL


i FINALLY caved and did a OHC.
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between that thing and the lighted flip down visors.....some things just need to stay in the explorer LOL


i FINALLY caved and did a OHC.
I got the lighted flip down visors thought with the built in Home Link. I like those.
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what does the home link do?
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Truck's looking good. I see you got some Eagle Alloy 137's? Haha
Ya had them siting for the last few months and finally got tires for them. mine were a lot of work to sand paint and re-polish. when I got them they were pitted and corroded like crazy but with some elbow grease they look great now!

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Truck is coming along great man. I dont even think you need the BL, it has a great stance. I miss mine now.... ha ha
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Truck is coming along great man. I dont even think you need the BL, it has a great stance. I miss mine now.... ha ha
Thanks man, under flex the rears rub some so I am still debating the lift mainly because if I lift it I can un-crank the bars some and go to the 1.5 in block in the rear, basically up 3 down 1-1.5 and it should have a good stance and have more room for the tires.
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