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I enjoy driving the nismo around town, but it blocks vision, and it also makes the rear view mirror dim function wonky because it blocks the light from reaching the

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Old 09-03-2019, 02:56 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I enjoy driving the nismo around town, but it blocks vision, and it also makes the rear view mirror dim function wonky because it blocks the light from reaching the sensor. Anyone remove their wing ? thoughts ?
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I enjoy driving the nismo around town, but it blocks vision, and it also makes the rear view mirror dim function wonky because it blocks the light from reaching the sensor. Anyone remove their wing ? thoughts ?
You could put a Sport spoiler on, same bolt and clip pattern. Otherwise, plan on plugging (if I remember correctly) 11 holes.
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I'd considered doing the same thing. Ended up buying a Zoom Engineering Monaco mirror instead. The issue did kind of resolve itself.

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I enjoy driving the nismo around town, but it blocks vision, and it also makes the rear view mirror dim function wonky because it blocks the light from reaching the sensor. Anyone remove their wing ? thoughts ?
Pffftttt... the rear view mirror in my sport is pretty much useless. Itís like looking into a periscope. Besides, the clowns around here canít be bothered with turn signals or mirrors.
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It's not the wing causing the problem, lol. You can't see out of the back window regardless.
I added wide angle mirrors to my door mirrors ,and pretty much ignore the rearview unless someone's tailgating me.
They should have put a camera at the top of the hatch, and made the rearview a vid screen. Problem solved.


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The newer nismo spoiler curves up with a lip and actually reduces the vision window too. So rule is just hold my breath and hope i dont hit something
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It's not the wing causing the problem, lol. You can't see out of the back window regardless.
I added wide angle mirrors to my door mirrors ,and pretty much ignore the rearview unless someone's tailgating me.
They should have put a camera at the top of the hatch, and made the rearview a vid screen. Problem solved.


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i'm pretty sure it's the wing causing the intermittent dim function. Rear headlights beam passes the wing and the rearview mirror thinks the rear headligh is gone and stops.
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You could put a Sport spoiler on, same bolt and clip pattern. Otherwise, plan on plugging (if I remember correctly) 11 holes.
11 holes. That would look weird.
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11 holes. That would look weird.
You're better off getting a hatch off a wrecked car and stashing the oem nismo hatch/wing in storage.
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Why do you need to look backwards? You should be passing everyone

Side view mirrors are plenty for when reverse is needed. A good visual assessment the area before reversing in tight quarters is always helpful. And practice
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Why do you need to look backwards? You should be passing everyone

Side view mirrors are plenty for when reverse is needed. A good visual assessment the area before reversing in tight quarters is always helpful. And practice
Gonna have to disagree with you here, buddy. I had the same mindset as the OP after I had a sedan riding my *** in the left lane on I-640 in Knoxville in before morning nautical twilight. Nismo wing meant I couldn't get a good look at the headlights.

I put Newtons on the loud pedal, sped up to 108 mph to get the sedan off me. He effected a hard pass on the right, blew by me. His door paint looked odd so I glanced over and saw "Knox County Sheriff" on the door. He passed me, got in front, and blipped his wig-wags before continuing on.

I ended up getting the Zoom Monaco inside rear mirror and Craft Square sides so I had better visuals. But I damn near sold the wing before I decided instead to spend $1000 to overcome the issue..

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