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Old 11-23-2006, 11:39 AM   #11
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I too, have the "floppy ear" mirrors. They are worse than useless. I believe Gulf Stream has switched back to conventional bus type.

In additional to the useless convex mirror section, they shake & rattle, are mounted crooked for visibility, & for all that, don't give you much anyway. Oh, they are also a source of loud wind noise.

They look pretty silly too (IMO)

Other than that................... )

I also have "floppy ear" mirrors. They shake like an earthquake while driving, especially in the wind. The rear portion of the plastic arm cover blew off while I was driving. A good person following me observed the event, stopped to pick it up, and caught up to me to return the cover. Inspection revealed the two screws that are supposed to hold the cover in place were still in place with a small piece of the cover still attached to the bracket.

Since I found a fracture in the cover on the other side, I removed it also and stored them in a compartment. Now my mirrors look even sillier with the "bones" (support arms) exposed for all to see!
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Old 11-23-2006, 03:28 PM   #12
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Hey guys do what I did and remove the floppy ear mirrors and install conventional type no more wind noise and no shaking mirrors, Made the test drive and told dealer that I would't take coach with them on so they gave me a set of conventional ones.

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Old 12-06-2006, 05:45 PM   #13
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The "Atrium" parked next to us has the floppy ears and hates them also. I thought they would be better as the arm and mirror make a blind spot for Glub while traveling. Will keep our old fashioned mirrors. Good thing about being short never hit them.
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