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Old 05-01-2010, 09:05 PM   #1
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Blind spot Solutions??

I love my Camaro, but I really hate the blind spot. Has anyone tried the little round mirrors from an autostore to stick on the side mirror or is there a better solution???
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Old 05-01-2010, 09:11 PM   #2
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YOU will have to seat in the car and adjust the mirrors in a way that you just miss the rear hips [top of the rear fenders and you will know where you are and what is around you [next lane] i set my like this and works well
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Old 05-01-2010, 09:14 PM   #3
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there are blind spots in all cars.i have gotten in the habbit of turning my head to check for cars if i am changing lanes.i never trust my mirrors.
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Old 05-01-2010, 09:15 PM   #4
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you get used to it, I know I did....I have completely got over the ''blind spot problem''
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Old 05-01-2010, 09:16 PM   #5
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there are blind spots in all cars.i have gotten in the habbit of turning my head to check for cars if i am changing lanes.i never trust my mirrors.
I have to agree. There were too many times I almost hit someone from just looking in my mirrors.
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Old 05-01-2010, 09:50 PM   #6
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small round mirror on drivers side is huge help...
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Old 05-01-2010, 09:56 PM   #7
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properly adjusted mirrors eliminate blind spots... took 3 weeks of adjusting everytime i got into the camaro (my daily driver) and i finally have it right.
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Old 05-01-2010, 10:02 PM   #8
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I have 400 friends that help me with that issue, your 312 should help you as well
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Old 05-01-2010, 10:06 PM   #9
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I had to get my CDL's in a box van. The saying was 'never trust your mirrors'. Always give a quick peek back. You will get used to it. Just dont get lazy over time.
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Old 05-01-2010, 10:19 PM   #10
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there are blind spots in all cars.i have gotten in the habbit of turning my head to check for cars if i am changing lanes.i never trust my mirrors.
I agree. I turn and look each and every time! Better to be safe than...sideswiped.:(
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Old 05-01-2010, 10:42 PM   #11
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I never had an issue with blindspots when I test drove the Camaro's, however, I have yet to live with one day to day! (Can't wait)!

If you want to know about blind spots, you should try my Jeep Commander, when you look over your shoulder, there is a 4 ft wide blind spot in the form of 3 headrests and massive C and D pillars!
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Old 05-01-2010, 10:45 PM   #12
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I never had an issue with blindspots when I test drove the Camaro's, however, I have yet to live with one day to day! (Can't wait)!

If you want to know about blind spots, you should try my Jeep Commander, when you look over your shoulder, there is a 4 ft wide blind spot in the form of 3 headrests and massive C and D pillars!
Indeed! I traded in an Avalanche so...yeah no problems here.
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Old 05-01-2010, 10:49 PM   #13
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The only real blind spot that bugs me is pulling out on a angle, like at a gas station and trying to see if any traffic is coming from the right. I try to come out at a right angle so i can see. My wife found some adjustable spot mirrows like maybe from QVC and look like they would work, but i have not put them on yet. I can see where there could be problems with visibility but we just have to adjust.
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Old 05-01-2010, 10:56 PM   #14
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small round mirror on drivers side is huge help...
We put it on every car we drive and it makes a HUGE difference!!!...even bought one to take with us to Virginia last year when we picked up the car and installed it before driving home to NY...
You would be amazed what a difference that little blind spot mirror makes...
I use my mirrors 100% of the time to change lanes...
I never turn my head, it's too dangerous, you can miss a sudden stop ahead of you if you aren't looking ahead...
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