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How about for a 2009 fender mirror....anyone got a reference? I'd like to replace the convex "glass", if possible.

 

Not sure about a reference, but I'm pretty sure these are what's on your truck (link is to a generic replacement--YMMV).

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David, that reference sure looks like it. I just may have to try a pair and see if they work....If not, I guess I'll have to buy a Cascadia... :)

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David, that reference sure looks like it. I just may have to try a pair and see if they work....If not, I guess I'll have to buy a Cascadia... :)

 

Went by a buddy of mines shop and took a look at the new Cascadia for 2017. That is a NICE truck with a lot of features that I would like to see some of the other imitate. The steering column mounted shifter and the fold down bed over the workstation dinette in the back are both very nice ideas that seem to work well.

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Got my mirror fixed today. First little background. We left Hutch and went to Albuquerque via Amarillo. Winds were howling and blew back cover off my passenger side mirror (also lost air conditioner shroud). Using Guide in post 2 tried to remove mirrors. What the guide doesn't point out is the mirror does have side tabs but it also a bottom tab on both mirrors to lock it in place. They are not easy to get to unlock so this is a two man job. Anyway plan on at least half day.

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That was one heck of a nasty wind. From your description of the damage, the wind plus, whatever speed you were going, probably added up to a first or second stage hurricane. I've driven through wind of that nature in the infamous wind gap between Indio and the Banning/Beaumont area. The wind there is so constant that sand dunes have developed. I was driving a Suburban at a relatively slow speed, but in keeping with the speed of traffic on I-10. By the time I reached Beaumont my headlights and front window were frosted.

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Got my mirror fixed today. First little background. We left Hutch and went to Albuquerque via Amarillo. Winds were howling and blew back cover off my passenger side mirror (also lost air conditioner shroud). Using Guide in post 2 tried to remove mirrors. What the guide doesn't point out is the mirror does have side tabs but it also a bottom tab on both mirrors to lock it in place. They are not easy to get to unlock so this is a two man job. Anyway plan on at least half day.

 

The tabs are definitely a pain, and a lot of truckers lose those covers pretty regularly. One of my mirrors has a small screw top and bottom that someone has obviously added after most of the tabs broke, and it's actually much more secure and easier to get into than the other one. I can take pictures at some point so you can see.

 

That was one heck of a nasty wind. From your description of the damage, the wind plus, whatever speed you were going, probably added up to a first or second stage hurricane. I've driven through wind of that nature in the infamous wind gap between Indio and the Banning/Beaumont area. The wind there is so constant that sand dunes have developed. I was driving a Suburban at a relatively slow speed, but in keeping with the speed of traffic on I-10. By the time I reached Beaumont my headlights and front window were frosted.

 

Not sure about you, but my sustained travel speeds are just shy of Category 1, before wind. Knowing that is one of the things that makes me feel better about the rig suffering damage while parked during a bad storm--from the front, it's designed for the hurricane!

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Went by a buddy of mines shop and took a look at the new Cascadia for 2017. That is a NICE truck with a lot of features that I would like to see some of the other imitate. The steering column mounted shifter and the fold down bed over the workstation dinette in the back are both very nice ideas that seem to work well.

 

Just wait the new Volvo is coming 2017

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