JL Trail Mirrors, Hinge Mount Style - Us vs. Them

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We've seen a considerable number of posts comparing our trail mirrors to a similar looking style on the market. We wanted to address this head on so we put together a video explaining the differences. Here's the product we're talking about.

https://mcaftermarket.com/jeep-wrangler-round-trail-mirrors-pair/

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If you're like me and don't like reading you can watch me talk about it on Youtube.


Our mirrors stay locked no matter if they are on the driver side or passenger side of the vehicle. That was tricky because the combination of gravity and road vibrations tend to knock mirrors loose when they are on the passenger side (Lefty Loosey!!!). Our design keeps your mirror locked by tightening the jam nut towards the hinge no matter what side of the Jeep the mirror is on.

The "other" mirror on the market uses a weird "nut" thing that attaches to the hinge first and them "jams" into the elbow to lock it in place. Unfortunately, when it mirror is on the passenger side of the vehicle it eventually comes loose due to vibrations, gravity, and wind.

Our mirror is made of a solid piece of stainless steel and the threads are machined right into the end. This cost more to manufacture this way but it what we had to do make it right on both the driver and passenger side of your Jeep.

Let us know what you think of if you have any questions.

- Your Friends at Motor City Aftermarket

Our Mirror Installed, Passenger Side
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Our Mirror Connector
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Their Mirror Connector
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I just spent a couple of hours trying to get the ones I got from that other brand and one side moves and the other fitting came loose so they are basically trash. I just ordered these!
 
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I just spent a couple of hours trying to get the ones I got from that other brand and one side moves and the other fitting came loose so they are basically trash. I just ordered these!
Thanks John! You won't be let down. Thank you for your business!
 

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Just ordered ours! I was doing some research on mirrors and came across yours mentioned here on the forum 1st then upon seeing you are American made I was even happier to make the purchase and then I see you are located right down I-96 from me! Now I wish I didn't already have an aftermarket front stubby bumper, I am eyeing your rear bumper and hoping more items are in development! Looking forward to installing and using these mirrors....
 
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Just ordered ours! I was doing some research on mirrors and came across yours mentioned here on the forum 1st then upon seeing you are American made I was even happier to make the purchase and then I see you are located right down I-96 from me! Now I wish I didn't already have an aftermarket front stubby bumper, I am eyeing your rear bumper and hoping more items are in development! Looking forward to installing and using these mirrors....
Thanks for choosing us! Like us on Facebook/IG and keep an eye open for an open house. Let us know if you have any questions! Thanks again!
 

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These look like the ones for me.
Before I place my order, any forum discounts?

Gracias and Happy Cheaper Fireworks Day!
 
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These look like the ones for me.
Before I place my order, any forum discounts?

Gracias and Happy Cheaper Fireworks Day!
The only thing I have going for mirrors is the 5% forum discount. Our JL/JK bumpers, rock rails, and tube doors are 20% off.

Let me know if you have any other questions! Thanks and have a great weekend!
 

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The only thing I have going for mirrors is the 5% forum discount. Our JL/JK bumpers, rock rails, and tube doors are 20% off.

Let me know if you have any other questions! Thanks and have a great weekend!
I'm probably missing the obvious but what is the forum discount code?

Thanks a bunch.
 
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I have the Motor city Aftermarket Mirrors and they are a great product. They do not vibrate or shake. They stay adjusted and they are easy to mount. I have been using them for about 5 months and they have performed perfectly. I also run their off road doors. The fit and finish is excellent.
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I have the Motor city Aftermarket Mirrors and they are a great product. They do not vibrate or shake. They stay adjusted and they are easy to mount. I have been using them for about 5 months and they have performed perfectly. I also run their off road doors. The fit and finish is excellent.
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Ya hey Ted! We see your Jeep all over Instagram. Looks great on the white. Thanks for the kind words!
 

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