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Old 11-19-2010, 05:35 PM   #226
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Has anyone replaced their head unit with a double din (so you have bluetooth, nav, etc.) and put in a skinnier mirror? Preferably with homelink.
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Old 11-19-2010, 10:47 PM   #227
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LOL, old computer, great. Should have been a newspaper. Anyway 6'7" 250lb, mirror eclipses everything. I use the reflections, on my hood from the stop lights, in order to know when to go. Yea I know, live with it. Please end this, someone, anyone.
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Old 11-19-2010, 11:27 PM   #228
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... Please end this, someone, anyone.

What does that mean??? You're tired of this thread? Why are you posting in it??? Let others enjoy stuff without the tude dude.
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Old 01-14-2011, 03:07 PM   #229
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been a while since i checked in... glad to see it is still helping others!

to all you haters, keep hatin' and i'll keep laughin'... it's not like i'm talking about yo mama!
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Windshield=10" vertical
mirror= 3 7/8" (that's almost 4") vertical
that means that the mirror is 38.75% the size of the vertical windshield...
it sure seems like the ratio could be better... just sayin....

our collective MIRROR patch:
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Old 01-14-2011, 03:09 PM   #230
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I can't help but notice that you're holding the camera a little lower in the 'after' pic. Even so, looks like a notable difference...
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Old 01-14-2011, 03:14 PM   #231
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I can't help but notice that you're holding the camera a little lower in the 'after' pic. Even so, looks like a notable difference...
well i was doing everything i could to make them stop production of the new camaro so that i could own one of the few! jk

was just tryin to help! flip yours and you will see (better)!
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that means that the mirror is 38.75% the size of the vertical windshield...
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Old 01-14-2011, 03:22 PM   #232
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well i was doing everything i could to make them stop production of the new camaro so that i could own one of the few! jk

was just tryin to help! flip yours and you will see (better)!
Well that's one approach! A valiant effort
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Old 01-14-2011, 03:38 PM   #233
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I think for tall people, this could be a minor problem. I say minor because it takes nano second and no effort to move or tilt your head to check any blind spot....in this case, look around the rear view mirror
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Old 01-14-2011, 04:39 PM   #234
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I think for tall people, this could be a minor problem. I say minor because it takes nano second and no effort to move or tilt your head to check any blind spot....in this case, look around the rear view mirror
I'm tall (6'4") and yes I ordered my car without a sunroof, even though it's something I really wish I had.

I didn't even notice the mirror until I saw this thread. Yes, it's huge and does create a hole of visibility.

I have the seat all the way down to the floor, and slightly reclined the seatback. And when it's an issue, I move my head so I can see. Problem solved.

I can't see behind the car all that well either, but it doesn't mean I'm going to cut the roof off just so I can see.
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Old 01-14-2011, 05:13 PM   #235
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I don't want to read this entire thread, but can someone tell me if there is a difference betweenthe 1Ss and 2ss rear view mirror?
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Old 01-14-2011, 05:17 PM   #236
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I don't want to read this entire thread, but can someone tell me if there is a difference betweenthe 1Ss and 2ss rear view mirror?
Nothing.....at least as far as I know. Both should come with th OnStar stuff at the bottom.
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Old 01-14-2011, 05:23 PM   #237
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GM cannot fix your driving problem; honestly...i'm 6'4 and i can adjust the seat to sink down so low that i can barely see over the steering wheel. This car is very versatile for anyone big or small. I suggest you use even more caution than you did at the stop sign from now on.
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Old 01-14-2011, 05:39 PM   #238
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I'm tall (6'4") and yes I ordered my car without a sunroof, even though it's something I really wish I had.

I didn't even notice the mirror until I saw this thread. Yes, it's huge and does create a hole of visibility.

I have the seat all the way down to the floor, and slightly reclined the seatback. And when it's an issue, I move my head so I can see. Problem solved.

I can't see behind the car all that well either, but it doesn't mean I'm going to cut the roof off just so I can see.

there should now be a sticky on how to solve this "non"-issue.
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Old 01-14-2011, 06:22 PM   #239
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No blind spots, no problems here. I honestly can find no blind spots to complain about!
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Old 01-14-2011, 06:38 PM   #240
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No blind spots, no problems here. I honestly can find no blind spots to complain about!
That's because you are moving your head like most of us which we all must do until GM finds a way to make invisible rear view mirrors.
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Old 01-14-2011, 06:54 PM   #241
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:bangdesk: Hummm Old post Glad I didn't read the whole thing,Glad I love my car just as she is
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Old 01-14-2011, 10:42 PM   #242
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No blind spots, no problems here. I honestly can find no blind spots to complain about!
That's scary.
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Old 01-15-2011, 05:37 AM   #243
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I guess my driving experience of over thirty nine years helps me avoid making goofy complaints. Again the only blind spot I could complain about is my wife s head when she is with me.
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Old 01-15-2011, 08:11 AM   #244
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You can be proud of not being a complainer but to go around saying that the Camaro has no blind spots is what's goofy! Everyone that has ever tested the car has pointed out its limited visibility and as a designer working in the studio that created it I can tell you we knew to the millimeter about the compromises we were making when we designed it (except for the mirror thing). I'm glad you've been driving for 39 years but don't get so full of yourself that you think you can see fine out of your new car or you'll have a big crash!
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Old 01-15-2011, 09:46 AM   #245
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After reading this whole thread all I can say is "WOW". I guess in my own little corner of the world I don't get to see this many GODS that can't read in one place. As for adjusting the seat..... some people have kids that sit back there so you can't go all the way back, but I guess I should put them rugrats in the trunk or just not let them things in the car, or better just leave them at the house by themselves.
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Old 01-15-2011, 10:25 AM   #246
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Vision problems?

Adjusting your seat sounds like an easy fix, maybe too easy. I think most people were aware after a test drive the vision does not compare to a Honda van. I have driven Corvettes for 35 years and for ME I have no trouble at all. Camaros are 100% better than the vision of a vette and I don't have an issue with any blind spots. You can probably get a smaller GM mirror with On Star, adjust the seat or adjust to the issue. Good luck!
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Old 01-15-2011, 10:47 AM   #247
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I can't understand why a person asking for ideas and even offering a few for a situation he feels is important has to be flamed by self-important smart alecs. If you don't like the topic or find it worthy then don't respond and ignore the thread, otherwise contribute to it. Nobody is impressed with your bile, This is not a request for an explanation, rather a plea for you to go elsewhere..

Thanks for the idea on the mirror, I'll be looking into a mirror out of a Traverse for the addition of a back-up camera, so flipping it won't work for me. GM should make a Bluetooth OnStar bar that you could put elsewhere allowing for a less intrusive mirror, as you said every little bit can help.
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Old 01-15-2011, 06:05 PM   #248
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been a while since i checked in... glad to see it is still helping others!

to all you haters, keep hatin' and i'll keep laughin'... it's not like i'm talking about yo mama!
I can't believe how much flack you took on your '09 rant about the mirror. I couldn't agree more. After reading the posts last night I adjusted my own mirror to the limits of the existing arm, and it made quite a difference. I didn't realize it went up that much. The flip job would improve it more, but thats for another day. Stay the course and thanks for the tip.
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I would like to say one last thing. I am glad that I did not see these forums before I bought my Camaro, because I may not have bought one . There is so so much negativity about the car in some of these posts. Plus, when my company van was in for repairs the rental agency was telling me how hard it was to see out of the new Camaro, he was very negative.
Moral of the story, know the vehicle you are driving , and know your limitations as a driver.
I was only trying to counter act the negativity.
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And if you have a concern don't DARE ask about it or a propose a solution or the haters will all dog pile you,
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