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What determined if a 1992-1996 Bronco came w/ the stainless swing out mirrors (like the 87-91's) vs the common top door mounted 92-96 mirrors?

Was there an option package that determined the use of either type of mirror assembly during the 92-96 production cycle?

The reason I'm asking is I have recently seen some 92-96 Bronco's factory equipped w/ the swing out style mirrors and thought those were only available from 87-91 - but have never seen on this site or heard of any reason why some 92-96's were equipped w/ the swing out mirrors...

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My 92' F-150 has them, but I am almost positive it is not a towing package truck. I need a new set, the ones from LMC rusted in a hurry.
 

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The big triangle type ones that mount half way down the doors
i am at work and can;t see the pic, but yes. the big 'uns that mount half way down the door. like good for towing.

free to whoever wants them.

BUT, i am going out of town for a few weeks, starting in AM, so if you want them, IM me, and when i get back, if YOU pay shipping, they are yours.

:beer

EDIT: 18:07, 15JUL09, Mine are the size of the ones in picture #5.
 

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my 96 XL came Stock w/the "aero-style manual" mirrors;
The 96 Bronco Brochure lists them as black (XL); bright (XLT, Eddie Bauer); Signal Mirrors are listed as Optional in XLT & EB and NA in XL.
Trailer Towing Package does not list the "Bright low-mount swing-away mirrors"; they are listed as Optional in XL & XLT and NA in EB models
The package includes; Trailer wiring harness, heavy-duty turn signal flasher, rear stabilizer bar (front standard), quad front and heavy-duty rear shocks, heavy-duty battery- 84 amp-hr./850 CCA (std. with Eddie Bauer), and super engine cooling.
 

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Those are towing mirrors, they were an option for rigs that I think had a tow rating of 7000+ You can see in that pic that you can flip the mirror over and rotate the arm 180* to see around wide trailers.

These are the standard mirrors for broncos and f-series trucks. they have remained the same since 1980 to 95? the only real change to these are 80-86 had the top part slope down on the top hinge and the 87-95? sloped up and over for the top hinge.



The Aero Mirrors these started on the 92 models and continued on until 97. Most are power. As Miesk5 alluded, there was a switchover to these as manual mirrors in the mid 90s I'm guessing 96 since the 95 I'm parting has the old style swing away mirrors.
 

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My 92 Bronco XLT has the manual aero mirrors. I'm not crazy about the aero mirrors.They are pretty small compared to the mirrors on newer trucks.
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I agree; esp for the blind spots; I use those little rectangular blind spot mirrors


I take the double back tape off em and use 3M molding tape so they stay on longer; if you mount them right Above the "break-away" joint on the mirror's frame, you can still swing the mirror in w/out popping the little ones off.
 

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My 92 Custom had the manual Aeros and I doubt it was ordered as an option. When my FIL ordered that Bronco, the only real option he added was A/C. It's a stock base work truck model. Adn I would say, size for size, they really aren't much smaller than the ones on my 08 Ram Megacab. I didn't oreder the tow mirrors on it so they are the standard size. My only complaint on the Aero mirrors and it's the same for most mirrors found on trucks of that era, are that they always seem to be too close to me even when I sit with the seats all the way back. I just feel crowded looking at them.

 
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