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Offline Mike Baillargeon #15848

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What is a passing eye mirror??
« on: October 05, 2017, 04:33:27 PM »
Have any of you guys used one of these??

Does it work?

http://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/PDAAAOSwK89Z1oUr/s-l1600.jpg

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Offline Mike Josephic CLC #3877

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Re: What is a passing eye mirror??
« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2017, 09:09:08 PM »
Never used one.  It was a period accessory that was used in the 30's - 50's
timeframe.

As to how well it works, I don't know.  They still sell them on fleabay and
elsewhere.

Mike

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1995 Cadillac Seville
2004 Escalade
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Offline Jeff Maltby 4194

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Re: What is a passing eye mirror??
« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2017, 09:18:05 PM »
First one I've ever seen was at the Good Guys show a few months back on this virgin 47 Chrysler that has been in his family since new. 
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Offline D.Smith

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Re: What is a passing eye mirror??
« Reply #3 on: October 05, 2017, 09:36:46 PM »
Here ya go.  https://youtu.be/3mQ98oFAxLo 

Basically the idea was you could use the forward facing mirrors reflection in the rearward facing mirror to see ahead of the car in front of you.
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