blurring mirrors


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minnleeboy
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blurring mirrors

Postby minnleeboy » Wed May 25, 2011 6:28 am



Has anyone tried different ways to reduce or eliminate the blur in the rear view mirrors at higher speeds? Or is it just the nature of the beast?

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Red Ron
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Re: blurring mirrors

Postby Red Ron » Wed May 25, 2011 7:54 am

I have never noticed any problem. The only thing I could think of is that maybe your glasses have a little "play" in them. You can check the little screws on the bottom of the mirror housing to see if they are snug. Don't overtighten them though.

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themainviking
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Re: blurring mirrors

Postby themainviking » Thu May 26, 2011 9:47 am

I do not have any vibration either, but I don't drive that fast. Lee, with that big a bike (18800) I doubt you can control the vibrations, but it sure must fly, lol (just kidding)

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wexwing
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Motorcycle: 2002 GL1800

Re: blurring mirrors

Postby wexwing » Sun May 29, 2011 4:29 pm

I had a similar problem with my 2002 model. It turned out to be the mounting screws to the frame had become slightly loose. After tightening I've had no more problems.

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jinx
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Re: blurring mirrors

Postby jinx » Mon May 30, 2011 1:03 pm

Have you checked the tires. They could be out of round,out of balance or cupped.
Mine have a small vibration in them too.




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