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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 06-25-2019, 11:22 AM Thread Starter
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Highest quality GMT800 tow mirrors

Hey all,

New to the forum, and was curious what is recommended for top quality stock style tow mirrors for a GMT800? I have searched around, and there is the usual thread on "Is x brand any good" but I have yet to find a comparison to OEM or other aftermarkets.

If such a post exists, a link would be appreciated!

I want the 06 style factory replacement, and my truck is rather low trim level so they will just be all manual with no options. Basically I dont want junk mirrors that shake, thats all I really want in life.

Boost Auto is recommended, but they dont seem to offer the 06 style mirror head anymore. I am a weirdo that way and want OEM style.

I hear both pros and cons on Kool vue.

I have not heard anything bad about the mirrors 1A auto sells. Will these be a good choice? The all manual mirror price is plenty agreeable at 121.

Any info appreciated,

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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 06-25-2019, 10:41 PM
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Originally Posted by GM Guy 65 View Post
Boost Auto is recommended, but they dont seem to offer the 06 style mirror head anymore. I am a weirdo that way and want OEM style.
Welcome to the forum. I dont think that is weird to want OEM look. I like it that way too. Boost does offer a tow mirror but only with all the bells and whistles. You dont have to enable the features but you have to pay the big bucks for stuff you wont need / use. My LBZ came with the OEM tow mirrors so I have never used the boost product. Have you considered buying used clean OEM ones at a junkyard?Seems like most of the YouTube duramax channels I watch use the Boost product and seem happy. You never know if its unbiased or a paid product placement though
(I have trust issues )


I looked up my OEM mirrors by VIN on gmpartsnow. com.

Perhaps you could scan the junkyards with the part numbers? Just a thought

06 2500HD CCSB 4wd LBZ | Fleece Trans cooler lines |Red Head steering box|Edge Evolution CTS2 w/ EGT probe| Bilstein 5100s|Bilstein steering damper|Michelin Defender LTX M/S LRE| "OEM" Turbo Brake | Airlift # 88275 airbags

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