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Item # CM11400
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Durable mirrors slide over the driver's-side and passenger's-side mirrors on your Ram 1500 to extend your line of sight while you're towing. Felt-covered wedge locks securely fasten the slip-on mirrors in place. Tool-free installation.
Custom-Fit Towing Mirrors
Easily extend your field of vision and reduce blind spots with these CIPA slip-on towing mirrors. By adding them to your OEM side-view mirrors, you can see beyond the end of your trailer. This will allow you to safely and easily change lanes, pass, and park with a trailer in tow.
Each of these mirrors is molded to perfectly match the contours of your factory side mirrors. Simply slide the mirrors over your side-view mirrors and use the custom-formed, felt-covered wedges to hold the mirrors in place. Each wedge wraps around the inside edge of your OEM mirror and can be tightened onto the mirror with an easily accessible hand knob.
These slip-on mirrors will fit factory mirrors that look like the mirror in the image above.
Video of CIPA Custom Towing Mirrors - Slip On - Driver Side and Passenger Side
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Today we're going to review part number CM11400. These are the CIPA Custom Towing Mirrors. They are the slip-on design. This part number is for a set of two, both the driver side and the passenger side mirror. Now these are custom fit, these are designed to fit the Dodge Ram trucks, starting in 2009. What I would recommend is to go to the product page on our website of this part number. At the bottom of the page, it'll list the years and models of the Dodge Rams it will fit on and it'll also show a picture of the factory mirror they're designed to fit on to help you decide.
Now these towing mirrors will slip over your factory side view mirrors to extend your line of sight. This will allow you to safely and easily change lanes to pass and even park while towing a trailer. The mirror face on them are manually adjustable. You just push to wherever you want them. This will let you customize your view. They also are very aerodynamic shape and the tight fit when you install them will help prevent vibration wind noise.
The slip on mirrors maintain the aerodynamics of the factory mirrors. It uses a wedge lock to securely hold these slip on mirrors in place. I'm going to show you how that would install in a minute here. Now these are custom design for your vehicle, the add-on towing mirrors will not obstruct your factory mirrors and they will not interfere with adjustments to your factory mirrors. These pieces are what are used to install them. There's no tools required.
The pieces are made of an ABS and prolypropylene plastic and they do come with a nice set of illustrated instructions that will help you install, very simple to install. Now the mirror housing itself, they're made of a durable ABS plastic. The mirror face right here is scratch resistant. Again this part number will include two mirrors, the driver's side mirror and the passenger side mirror. Just to give you an idea I'm going to measure one of these. They both have the same measurements.
We're going to measure the overall length. The length is going to be right around 18 inches. I'm going to give you measurement on the mirror face itself. Going to be about 4-1/2 inches wide and the overall height is going to be right at about 6 inches. When you go to install these, now each mirror will come with two wedges and neoprene strip and a thumbwheel, threaded thumbwheel. Now only one wedge is required, you do not need to use both of them but the reason they give you two of them, one is a thin one, one is a thicker one, depends on the style of the mirror you have. The thinner one is designed for the chrome plated mirror, the one that will have the chrome cap on it. The thicker one is for your standard mirrors. Depending on what mirror design you have is what wedge you use. Once you get the correct wedge. You'll take the neoprene strip, has a backing strip, you just peel that off. Put that on to them, the reason you're going to put this on is because this side of the wedge will be up against your factory mirror. This neoprene strip will help keep it from sliding up against it and scratching your factory mirror. With the neoprene strip installed, do note the back of the wedge has this molded cup area, what you end up doing is on the mirror right here. There's a recess section right here. You'll see as I turn this, this part will actually stick out. When the slide is on the factory mirror, you have a little opening right here. You'll take this wedge and just slide it into that opening. You slide it pretty much until it's flushed on the end and that will pretty much line your molded cup with the hole, the threaded hole in the mirror. Once you slide that in and line that up, then you would take your threaded thumbwheel put it into there and just start tightening it down its thread, so it'll thread in. As you thread that in more, what eventually happen is it'll push this wedge out some because this is up against your factory mirror, it'll tighten up that wedge in there and give you a secure fit so the slip on mirror will stay secure onto your factory mirror. Very simple installation. One thing I do want to mention is on these thumbwheel, it's plastics so you just tighten it a little bit, you don't over-tighten it but that should do it for the review on part number CM11400, CIPA Custom Towing Mirrors, slip on design in both the driver's side and the passenger side. .
Average Customer Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars (114 Customer Reviews)Durable mirrors slide over the driver's-side and passenger's-side mirrors on your vehicle to extend your line of sight while you're towing. Felt-covered wedge locks securely fasten the slip-on mirrors in place. Tool-free installation.
by: Randy R.04/16/2014
I was looking for towing mirrors for my 2012 Dodge Ram 2500 SLR. When I purchased my truck, it didn't come with any towing mirrors, even though it has a tow package. You would assume if a big truck has a towing package, towing mirrors would be standard. I found very expensive mirrors but I wasn't going to pay the high price if I could avoid it. I started looking into the CIPA products in 2013 but couldn't find the slip on type mirrors for my truck. I contacted CIPA directly and was informed that they didn't make a slip on mirror for my truck, nor did they know if they were going to make some. A year later I again started looking for mirrors on the internet and came across etrailer. The information on this product indicated that it would fit my 2012 Dodge Ram 2500, but no mention of the SLR package. I contacted etrailer via email and they informed me that CIPA said the mirrors wouldn't fit my truck. I personally contacted etrailer and spoke to a very helpful and patient sales person, Dana M. She looked at all of the information on this product and was very positive about the mirrors fitting my truck. So I ordered the product after Dana informed me that I could send them back and the shipping would be paid for by etrailer. With nothing to lose, the mirrors were sent to me. I opened the boxes and put them on my truck. They fit perfect! They don't vibrate, and they look like they came with my truck as a stock item. I can see around my RV and it gave me peace of mind. I would highly recommend this product! The sales person (Dana) is a great asset at etrailer. Thankyou Etrailer 125556
by: Mike B.04/25/2013
Just returned from a four day trip towing our new travel trailer behind my Dodge Ram 1500 Hemi. The TT towed great and these mirrors worked perfectly. On my truck, they stick out just far enough to clearly see the lanes on each side and provide and excellent view down the side of the trailer to the back making it much easier to change lanes. Because of the distance to the back of the trailer (30+ feet from the driver's position), depth perception is important and you still have to use some judgement as to when you have cleared the traffic in the next lane but I'm sure that's the case with any set of mirrors. One more thing about this company. I mistakenly ordered two sets of mirrors which was caught by their order department before shipment. They contacted me to clarify whether I wanted one or two sets. My credit card had already been charged for two sets but a refund for one set was promptly made. Great customer service! 77856
by: Al S.05/31/2016
Approximately one year ago, I purchased a pair of CIPA Custom Towing Mirrors - Slip On - Driver Side and Passenger Side. They were simple to install and actually fit my 2015 Dodge Ram quite snugly, with no movement. Shortly after I received them in the mail, I installed them and departed on a 6 week road trip around the lower 48 states in the US. The purpose of my trip was to complete my quest to visit all 50 States, and every National Park in the United States. I was towing my 27 foot Salem travel trailer and needless to say, 6 weeks and 13,000 miles later I have nothing but good things to say about these mirrors. They are fully adjustable, no distortion, fit snug and stayed snug and matched the factory lines of my vehicle mirrors well. I've received numerous compliments about the mirrors and most people actually think they are a factory/dealership addition to the vehicle. Over the past year I've added another 2500 miles using the mirrors while towing my trailer on various trips. I like them so well that since I first installed them I haven't bothered to remove them. I highly recommend them! 254694
by: Don S.08/17/2014
very quick delivery after order date. I just used the mirrors for the first time. Fit very nice and very little vibration. Can see behind very good on the drivers side The only thing that would be nicer for these mirrors would be if the passenger side would extend out a little farther to make the vision behind on the passenger better. Otherwise I like these mirrors very much. I would definitely recommend these mirrors 147101
by: Jerry L03/12/2017
Recently purchased towing mirror adapters for my 2012 Dodge Ram 1500. After checking with my dealer for factory replacements, discovered they were no longer available in a set and to purchase individually would have cost over $600.00 plus installation. Checked Etrailer and found these adapters that were guaranteed to fit, read reviews and decided to try at a cost of +-$$.00. Ordered and was surprised when they were delivered 2 days ahead of anticipated date. Installed in approx. 5 minutes total, test drove to hiway speeds of 75 mph, found absolutely no vibration or wind distortion, hooked up to 24' pontoon boat and now have unobstrutived view alongside our boat/trailer. Highly recommend these for anyone needing extended mirrors as price, fit, aerodynamics are far above what is advertised. FYI: Both myself and my wife are retired commercial truckers with over 2 million miles each pulling trailers and now the value and importance of being able to see what's happening around your towed vehicle. Thanks Etrailer for your quality and pricing 351602
by: Greg M10/03/2015
installed extended mirrors in less than 5 min while having a conversation with my wife. The spacers were easy to determine. Used the mirrors this weekend with my camper plus utility trailer hauling my 4 wheeler. What a blessing to be able to see the cars behind me! These were the perfect edition in preparation for my Colorado trip and did not cost me the 800 from the dealership to put on factory mirrors. 229066
by: Arron B.06/18/2014
Excellent product!! These mirrors fit my 2013 Ram beautifully and they look like factory. Seeing as how you can't buy factory tow mirrors for the 2013-2014 ram's yet these were a great option. I have to be honest im not an aftermarket parts guy I usually buy factory, however this time im glad I went to e trailer and picked these up. Shipping was fast. Overall great experience. 136385
by: Richie W07/30/2014
Simple product to install. I have only used them for a few miles, so can't vouch for how long they will last. I like that they install without any modification to my existing mirrors. The only complaint is that the little insert pieces will be easy to lose when the mirrors are not installed on the vehicle. Some sort of retainer leash would be nice. 143379
by: Frank A09/23/2015
Very well made mirrors. test fitted them upon receipt, and they fit well. I will know more after the first trip with them installed. 227175
Arrived 4 days after ordering. Only complaint is had to use pliers to get the set (thumb) screws in to secure mirror. Great fit and should work great. Better than the clamp on type. 220764
Product fits my mirrors well. Have not used them yet. I think they will do well, though. I was impressed with the speed of delivery. Very fine. Thank You. 206705
Have not had a chance to use them on the road but fit is good and visual seems to be what we need. 234331
by: Oscar D02/25/2017
Ordered the set of mirror extensions and was shipped UPS ground. Arrived in a couple of days and seems to be in one piece. I only opened on box as I was busy but will be trying them on tomorrow to make sure they fit as stated. I'm sure they will. I have ordered numerous item from etrailer before and have not had any issues as yet. One of the other items ordered arrived in a day and a half. Couldn't believe it. Every order to date has been undamaged and timely as far as delivery. Thanks for the good customer service. Will be ordering from you guys again for sure. Keep up the good work. 345910
Extension mirrors arrived, no tools needed to install, drove my truck, tried to get them to vibrate, didn't happen, came home, removed them from my truck, stored them in our 5th wheel, will reinstall them for our first trip in the spring. I'll let you know how they function after a trip. So far, I'm pleased with how they match my truck mirrors, the ease of installation, I can see the trailer tires, to the back of the trailer, ease of removal, and the price is right. I figure I saved about $400 because I was ready to purchase mirrors that were going to be permanently installed. 338191
by: Jock B.01/04/2015
Product claims to be designed to fit mirrors on 2009 Dodge Ram 1500. It is a very sloppy fit! I don't believe it is at all a "custom" set of mirrors. It is more or less a generic set of mirrors which are sent in specially printed boxes labeled "for 2009 Dodge Ram." Very disappointing. Certainly way over-priced for what they have turned out to be. I'm not sure they'll actually stay on the truck Quite wobbly, even though fully tightened. I'm going to assume that this is the best they can do...but will have to wait and see. Probably should have gone to Camping World. 167678
Overall very nice but the fact the locking thumbscrew shaft is metal and the threads in the mirror body are plastic leads me to believe I will have to add a threaded metal insert into the body of the mirror at some point. Otherwise it's only a matter of time before the plastic threads in the mirror body strip. It would have cost only a few $ .00 to ultrasonically or thermally weld a threaded metal insert into the mirror body. If that had been done I would have given this mirror a 5 (five) rating. Why do I know?...My undergrad degree is in plastics engineering.... 77374
Slick fit , simple install / removal,, for something removible they fit well and look really good for cost , 326697
by: Jim T.08/07/2015
I put these towing mirrors on my 2015 Ram 1500. I tow a 32 ft travel trailer and these mirrors worked perfectly. I have excilent view on both sides of my trailer. I thought I might have a problem with the mirrors wobbling around because they did not fit snug on the truck mirrors and after tightening the tension screw the mirrors were still able to be moved up and down with little effort but they didn't move at all on the highway at 65mph with a cross wind. Extremely happy with this purchase. 217442
by: Dave M.10/16/2016
Great service from etrailer and a product well worth the investment. These mirrors were on my Ram and ready to go in less than 10 minutes. They make towing our travel trailer a far more relaxing experience. It's so nice to be able to check out the lanes on either side of the trailer. Their individual boxes make great storage bins when they're not in use so don't destroy them when opening. 307740
by: Dan S.03/20/2015
Product fit as advertised on my 2012 Ram 1500. Seem to mount solidly. One issue - the threads in the hole for the thumbscrew did not extend deep enough to allow the screw to extend fully into the wedge. Luckily, I have a 3/8"x16 NC tap that I used to chase the threads completely, then it worked like a charm! I like that the mirrors are ball-mounted and adjust in all directions. 180001
2012 Dodge Ram 2500, Mirrors look good, There was some play up and down once fully mounted but added vehicle grade adhesive wreather stripping to inside top and bottom of of slip on mirrors. That took the up and down play out of the mirrors and added padding to protect truck mirrors. Suggest to supply adhesive foam padding to make a better fit and protection. 287348
by: Karl C.08/06/2015
Excella product. I had to attach the mirrors to bring my trailer home. Installation was straight forward and easy. The mirrors were easy to adjust and allowed me to see around the trailer deep into the two lanes on either side of me. The trip home was 80 miles, half on interstate and half on surface roads. Great first test and they passed with flying colors. 217098
by: DREW M02/04/2017
Allowed me to see behind my eight and a half foot wide trailer. The installation process on these mirrors was kind of complicated and I could not get them aligned correctly to the existing mirrors. I also feel that the magnification on the right mirror was way too high to be of much use. I ended up removing the right mirror and just keeping the left. 338766
by: Glen G.09/21/2013
Mirrors installed within a few minutes and gave me much more viewing area. They are fairly strong and actually look factory installed. I do wish they would have a metal thread instead of the plastic, but I don't see why it wouldn't last a long time with some routine care. Very impressed with etrailer.com and how quick and easy my order came in!! 100927
by: Mark M02/18/2017
East to install , only took 5 minutes . Fit is close enough , however they do move up and down a bit and the mirror glass is not the best. At the end of the day factory "Moose antlers" would be the best choice but they are over $400. Ill give these a shot first. Off to use them for the first time in the rain pulling a 25 foot toy hauler. 343147
by: Flippin Oldie08/14/2015
Service and delivery extremely fast and professional. Ordered on 8/11, shipped 8/12, received 8/14. I'll get a chance to try this weekend. Mirrors look great. They did have a little extra space which allowed up and down movement. I put a strip of self-adhesiving insulation st Rt ips. Perfect now, no movement at alGreat buy so far. 219238
by: cm11400 towing mirrors11/18/2014
the installation of the tow mirrors were very easy and they look like the original equipment. The extended view is great, I don,t worry about blind spots towing my camper. For the price,the quality of the product, you just can,t ask for anything more. shipping is quick too. Great Company to deal with also. Thanks ...j.beneski 161613
by: Gary S10/12/2016
Just received my hitchmate step and CIPA towing mirrors for my 2017 Ram 2500 after seven days all the way to atlantic Canada. Both products are a simple and fast install and look good on the new truck. I would recommend them to anyone who need such accessories. Well pleased with both products and service from etrailer. 306712
by: Paul L.07/05/2014
I had a hard time finding towing mirrors at an affordable price. My truck dealer, told me they don't make them. I found etrailer and they solved the problem. Marcia A. was knowledgeable and I got the mirrors on the scheduled day. I will use etrailer in the future. The price was great and the product outstanding. 139448
by: Mike S.09/18/2013
The mirrors fit my 2013 Dodge Ram Express perfectly. Placed the order Sat. evening and received it the following Tues. morning. Can't beat that kind of service! And the order was well packed and secure in a very strong shipping box. Keep up the good work Etrailer. As usual, I'm very pleased with your service. 100519
by: Michael C.03/07/2017
Great product , with quick shipment. I received the item in a timely manner , and it took me about 5 min. to do a complete install. they look great. I purchased these to pull a new camper, at $$ dollars it was cheaper than replacing my mirrors. very satisfied and I would recommend them highly. 349422
by: Charlie M02/15/2017
Great product! They REALLY help increase my field of view. They are constructed well, and have a streamlined look that matches my truck very well. The ONLY beef I have with them is the knob to tighten them on...it's really hard to tighten down when one has arthritis. Other than that...BUY THEM! 342030
Used mirrors on our truck with our RV and can see behind the RV. The threads on the screw on the mirror attachment for the passenger side was deformed at the upper end due to the mold attachment when it was made. Was able to work through deformity. Recommend this product highly. 107373
I like the tow mirrors and expect they will do well. I would rec. that a 3/8 - 16 bolt be used to complete and smooth the threads for the plastic hold down bolt. I used foam weather stripping on top channel of mirror to tighten fit. A safer ride with no surprise on the sides. 204637
by: Dennis M09/22/2016
I had to pad the contact points between the truck mirror and the custom towing mirror with self sticking weather strip material to limit a slight vibration issue. Once I did that the mirrors have been rock solid for trips totaling over six thousand miles this past year. 297906
by: Donald H.11/11/2013
Great service, the sales staff was very knowledgeable and helpful. The order shipped quickly and arrived within the period quoted and packaged very well. This was my second order this year and I highly recommend etrailer to any one that ask. Thanks for the help. 106942
Yes , the tow mirrors worked out great as we pulled a heavy trailer from Pennslvania all the way to South Texas. Unfortunately we have lost one of the spacers that go behind the mirror and then screw down against the original mirror to snug it up for travel. 351701
by: Glenn R11/07/2016
Mirrors did not factory units very good. When installed mirrors had excessive movement up and down. Had to install pieces of sponge on the lower side to take up the movement. Afaid they would come loose while traveling. I would recommend a different unit. 314471
Products arrived quickly after ordering. I received the request to review the product the day the package arrived. I won't have a chance to use any of the order until spring. Therefore, all I can do is rate the delivery. It was excellent and fast. 349269
by: Barb U.09/15/2014
Used this product for the first time hauling the fifth wheel camping last weekend. Took a little time to get use to looking into the extended mirrors and not the truck mirrors, but liked them very much.. Worked great. Worth the money. 151167
Sturdy look & feel to the mirrors. They look to be made of same material as the original mirrors. Super simple to install. Now I can see the dummies that pull up right behind my boat when I'm towing ! Quick shipping ! Thanks for that ! 85140
When installing, I noticed that these slip up and down on my OEM mirrors, but once installed, the slip is minimal. Very little vibration even at Freeway speeds. I would recommend these to others looking for an economical solution. 192990
Very prompt delivery. These were for a 2016 RAM. They fit pretty well but not quite as tight as the ones on my Silverado were. The RAM mirrors are a little less square. Still a very good product and they look pretty good. 266481
by: John G.03/02/2016
Mirrors fit perfect. Easy installation and no harm to the truck mirrors. Plus the mirror has a large viewing area compared to others I've seen and used. I've purchased a Hybrid snowmobile trailer and they work perfectly. 239246
by: J Oscar S01/01/2017
Very happy overall with the towing mirrors. I expected some road vibration because there is excess play when the mirror is in place, but there was none. I still think I will add some felt pads to make the fit snugger. 329289
by: Bob B02/16/2015
I got mirrors for my truck in a short time after ordering. They fit perfectly. I can now see to change lanes with 5th wheel in tow. Thanks etrailer for this great fix for my hauling problems. Very satisfied customer. 174888
by: Jeff L.09/19/2016
This product is fantastic. Works great to see down my 8" wide travel trailer. Customer service from etrailer was spot on. All my friends wish these were made for there trucks as they work so well. thanks 296281
by: Mike S08/03/2016
Good fit. Looks good on the truck. The ONLY issue i have with them is that you have to push really hard to adjust them making "minor" adjustments almost impossible. Easy on and off. Great product! 278938
looks good, easy to install however one of the screw knobs would not go all the way in. I had to run a tap into the screw hole to improve the threads. I have not taken a trip using them yet. 185453
by: Todd J.08/09/2013
Before I bought these, I was looking through the reviews to see if they fit my 2012 Ram 1500. They do! So I am reporting this information for the next person wondering the same thing. 94287
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