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o.k. heres a question at highway speeds, how much do'es you inside review mirror vibrate?
 

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i have some, but it be because of stiffer front/ rear springs, and the way i adjusted my qa1 shocks.. and a energy suspenion transmission mount..polly... the vibration it not much...
 

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No inside vibration, but the quality of the image is questionable. The day/night images bleed through. I used mighty putty for the internal hardware for the vibration I had on the outside dr. side.
 

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no vibrations

No vibrations from the inside mirror at all. IAP red sport springs and Koni's.

Outside mirrors don't vibrate much but the right side moves itself out of alignment every time I drive.
 

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Mine are rock solid until I hit 136, then they blur a little..:D
 

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inside rear view mirror... on one car DID vibrate... a short length of rubber hose... gas line type.. from the base tip to the glass.... eliminates it...

The OUTside mirror... a round stainless Repro... has a hard time staying put at higher speeds. not sure how that gets tightened...
 

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love that sunset, in the mirror..:):)
 

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The OUTside mirror... a round stainless Repro... has a hard time staying put at higher speeds. not sure how that gets tightened...
If you're talking the stalk where it meets the base, there is a screwed on bit of sheet metal inside the base which rides on a ball machined on the end of the stalk that can you tighten or loosen to get the tension you want on the stalk itself.

Take the mirror assembly off the door and roll it over. Real easy to spot and figure out how to work.

The mirror head I dunno, but imagine it starts by trying to get the glass out without breaking it.
 

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thanks Darren.. I'll pull that off this weekend. It IS the stalk that floats a bit with speed. I find myself looking in the mirror and seeing all the mistakes I've made in my life..... :).

and thx on the pic.. that was going east to SFe from ABQ last Spring..
 

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Once in there, if you find it won't tighten up enough for your taste, pull the little plate completely out, flatten it and then reinstall.

It makes tension as you tighten the screws by forcing the stalk ball (eww) into the bushing in the mount.
 

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The interior vibrates less than it did before I tightened the mounting screws for the bracket under the snap off mirror. The exteriors don't vibrate. Previously, the interior mirror was all but useless unless the car following was right behind me.
 

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I just tried this, to eliminate vibration on the inside mirror. It works!

inside rear view mirror... on one car DID vibrate... a short length of rubber hose... gas line type.. from the base tip to the glass.... eliminates it....
 

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Rear view mirror shake is common in convertibles due to softer torsional vehicle stiffness. Loose mirror stalks and the like make the situation worse. When the PT Cruiser came out with a convertible we strapped 35lbs of cast iron :eek: combined with rubber bushings to create a mass damper behind the left rear bumper fascia to eliminate header shake.
 

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No picture Reed, but pretty simple. Piece of new gas line hose, or similar stiff wall hose. Maybe 3 inches long.. can't remember.. but it goes from the mirror connect point.. middle bottom... to the windshield... tight fit.. and you can barely see it, acts as a vibration damper.
 

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No picture Reed, but pretty simple. Piece of new gas line hose, or similar stiff wall hose. Maybe 3 inches long.. can't remember.. but it goes from the mirror connect point.. middle bottom... to the windshield... tight fit.. and you can barely see it, acts as a vibration damper.
Great. I'll give it a try. Thanks!
 
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