NDB2Guy

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My Badlands with the poverty package doesn't have an auto dim mirror or HomeLink. I have 3 overheads that I deal with on a regular basis, so I really didn't want to have to carry around 3 transmitters.

Not the cheapest solution, but definitely the easiest (one screw). The RAV4 HomeLink mirror accessory upgrade is actually battery powered. Toyota Part PT374-00210. It's constantly powered, but that wasn't a big deal for me. To be honest, you wouldn't even the know the buttons are there if you didn't know to look for them.

The battery isn't replaceable, but whatever, it'll probably last 10 years or more.

It's a frameless design and is a slightly different shape (a little thicker). To be honest, I love the field of view change over the stock mirror. It was a pleasant side effect.

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That sounds like a great solution - I had been looking into various options since I took possession of my FE in December 2020. In the end, I was able to find a 2022 Bronco Sport visor with built in homelink on eBay for $125 delivered. Also a one screw installation, it connected to the current plug for the lighted mirror with no issues and works great. The dealer wanted over $400 for the visor but if you are patient I’m sure more will become available on eBay and other used part sites.
 

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Agree, but I am nearly positive those cheap Kia parts are long, loooong gone now.

Rear view mirrors is a weird industry. One single company, Gentex, makes nearly every mirror in every auto brand. Prices are all over the place. But they're all functionally the same thing. Wild! Evilbay might be an option for someone that wants to upgrade to a linked and/or dimming mirror.
 
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I honestly wouldn't put it in the same wheelhouse, since this doesn't require any wiring. To even get the wiring in my Badlands I would have had to buy the wiring harness which was another $60 minimum. You have to put a price on your time. This got me what I wanted in a few minutes for not a whole lot more. (The Toyota mirror was $90 when I bought it - I'd still do it at the current price)
 

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Other than adding the garage door opener(s), what other benefits would this give me over the rear view mirror on my 22 Outer Banks? I'd love to get rid of the remote I have in the little console right now, but I can't justify $90 for that. Sell me on it lol

Not being snarky at all, I honestly don't know.

 

 
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