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post #1 of 14 Old 09-23-2011, 02:19 PM Thread Starter
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OBS western mirrors?

I have an 88 F350 dump truck with a 2 post factory mirror frame with a western mirror head on them. I was looking to see if anyone knows where to get four post western mirrors cheap. LMC has them for $29.99 a side, or the semi truck mirrors off a ford 700 that mount at the top and bottom?
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Got piks of this? I have no idea what your talkin bout.

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this is what i have now
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You want the big 4 post ones like oasis44?

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i like the 49-6580, that everyone calls the western mirror. LMC has them for 29.99 new and all the junk yards want the same price for busted up used ones. I really like the 49-6630 big truck style mirrors. The kind that F700's came with But LMC wants $200 a set, the semi truck junkyard wants $150, and most regular junk yards dont even have anything close. I just would like to find the F700 big mirrors for $50 or so.





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Exact same as oasis04, good luck I hate getting stuff like that from the yard its always rusted or has pitting.

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Mine are OEM Ford, not sure what they cost though.

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I drove an hour and 10 minutes to Crazy Rays junk yard south of baltimore today. I found my driver side brackets, upper and lower. but the truck was missing the entire passenger side door. And I found 2 mirrors with the loop extentions to make them stick out farther on a chevy Uhaul 3500 box truck. Im still in search for my passenger mounts. The upper brackets on a chevy topkick are very similar but stick out about 1.5 inches to far. I also saw an interesting set up on a F350 ambulance with a 4 post bottom mount and a 2 post upper mount. I got both mirrors, my driver side brackets, 20 dually lug nuts and my head light nob for $35.



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Not bad except for the 50 mile trip to baltimore each way, $20 in diesel fuel, $4 in tolls, 15 minute ride through the Ghetto, the 3 mile detour around the condemed industrail district, some of the worst concrete roads i've ever been on. Definatly an experiance.
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