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Dear friends, Do I recall that there are replacement side view mirror lenses that extend field of view? I can't seem to find via search. Thanks for your help!
 

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Just for thought:
Years ago, after receiving a "admonishment", for excessive speed, I elected to attend "drivers school" to avoid points/insurance reporting. Expected simplified presentation and was rewarded, until the end of the formal presentation. The lecturer then gave a short discussion of how to fill in the "blind spot" utilizing mirror adjustment. Tried what he suggested, and was pleasantly surprised with an efficient, functional way to alleviate this "problem" (also free!). It works perfectly for me, on all of my cars since that event, including Evora, Ferrari, Porsche, Mazda, PT Cruiser and multiple rentals over the years......
wikihow.com has it detailed perfectly. Bring it up, search "how to set rear view mirrors... "and voila!
I would add step 4a: "when the overtaking vehicle in the side view mirror then leaves it, it then becomes visible through your side driver or passenger window in your direct/slightly peripheral vision.
NO blind spot, no neck twisting, and free.
Took me (and my wife) a few weeks/miles to adjust to this arrangement, but it is simple, and has saved us each multiple times.................my 2 cents...........
 

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Just for thought:
Years ago, after receiving a "admonishment", for excessive speed, I elected to attend "drivers school" to avoid points/insurance reporting. Expected simplified presentation and was rewarded, until the end of the formal presentation. The lecturer then gave a short discussion of how to fill in the "blind spot" utilizing mirror adjustment. Tried what he suggested, and was pleasantly surprised with an efficient, functional way to alleviate this "problem" (also free!). It works perfectly for me, on all of my cars since that event, including Evora, Ferrari, Porsche, Mazda, PT Cruiser and multiple rentals over the years......
wikihow.com has it detailed perfectly. Bring it up, search "how to set rear view mirrors... "and voila!
I would add step 4a: "when the overtaking vehicle in the side view mirror then leaves it, it then becomes visible through your side driver or passenger window in your direct/slightly peripheral vision.
NO blind spot, no neck twisting, and free.
Took me (and my wife) a few weeks/miles to adjust to this arrangement, but it is simple, and has saved us each multiple times.................my 2 cents...........
Thanks, that's how I'v always adjusted my mirrors. Though I find the Evora's mirrors can't quite cover all that territory in their stock lenses. I've ordered the mirrors above and hope they'll be a good fix. They worked on my Elise several years ago.
 
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