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Hey guyz anyone uses this? I'm just wondering if anyone notices a diffrence between a Convex (wide curved) mirror or a real flat mirror from companies such as Broadway or Type R and how are your experiences with them?
 

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These mirrors extend the coverage so you don't have to look over your shoulders to check the blind spot (Basically for safety so you can keep your eyes in front all the time).

In general, the more convex it is, the wider the area coverage is, of course the distance becomes smaller. Broadway mirrors are superior in construction and quality. Type R is more like a copy/imitation of that. If you find the OEM mirror too small, this will be a worthy upgrade.
 

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Noel have you tried to fit one on a tsx? I'm wondering if it would fit with those buttons on the rear view mirror.
 

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It's compatible to 95% of all mirrors on the market. You shouldn't have any problems with fitment. It just snaps in place over the current mirror anyway, easy on and off.
 

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i've tried putting one of these mirrors over the oem mirror..but it seems like the dimmer function on the bottom of the oem mirror sticks out too much..and the broadway doesnt look good imo..if we had a normal sized mirror...i'd definitely have a broadway
 

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i have one broadway wide mirror...it was from my old car..
but can't fit dat onto the mirror...coz of the base..those buttons..
however, i just try to c if dat mirror fit tho..coz i want to keep the dimmer function too...
 

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Wide angle side view mirror...

aka "Euro split-view mirror", aka "Aspheric mirror"

I have had one on my '98 Volvo for the last 7 years.

It's about a bazillion times better than the flat left-hand mirror on the TSX. I'm guessing it's a standard feature on the Accords sold in continental Europe. Any idea of any source???

They're also a popular aftermarket item for the Audi folks:



Saab, too:



Borton Volvo Website said:
European Standard! What is the advantage of wide-angle glass? The image or reflection is all on one plane unlike the stick-on convex mirrors that are available. On those stick-ons, your brain must take time to process the flat image and then the convex image, thereby forcing your eyes to spent more time looking in the mirror rather than on the road ahead! Result: not very safe driving! To purchase a mirror glass, please use our Secure web page:

For models: 850, S70, V70, C70
LH wide-angle glass $89.95! (on Backorder ETA 3-4 wks)

NEW! 2005- S40/V50
LH wide-angle glass $62.00

For 1999-2003 S80
2001-2003 V70 (not xc)
& 2001-2003 S60:
LH wide-angle glass $59.95!

2004-> S80/S60/V70 (not XC70)
LH wide-angle glass $62.00

2001-> V70XC & XC70
2003-> XC90
Fits LH & RH wide-angle glass $59.95

2005 WATER RESISTANT wide angle glass available soon for V70, S80, XC70 and XC90 - watch for announcement.
 

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Noel said:
Nope, I must say, that it's not a common item found on Japanese makes/models.


Hmmmmm. From the Honda.de website. I don't see the tell-tale "line" in the mirror.
 

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Well I've never seen it on any Japanese makes/models. But it's fairly common on European makes/models. Since this isn't a standard in Japan, aftermarket tuners wouldn't focus on making European styled mirrors either. The only type of replacement mirrors I've seen for Japanese makes/models are generally colored type. Blue being the most common, while I've also seen green, yellow and pink.
 

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Noel said:
What a champion, I stand corrected.
I don't know if you need to be corrected...

While I've seem some info indicating that Murakami even makes aspheric outside rear view mirrors for Mercedes I still don't see where I can buy 'em for an Accord/TSX ... and if they're right side mirrors available for RHD JDM Accords, they'd be all wrong for a LHD car anyway.

Thanks for the thoughts, tho!


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those blue wide side mirror..
Spoon makes dat for CL7....i think they would fit TSX...hee
saw dat on 2005 spoon catalogue...may go order one set of those mirrors later...
 
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