Windshield Vent Ball Bearing

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Windshield Vent Ball Bearing

Post by erkmann »

That darn ball bearing that is spring-loaded into the detents on my windshield vent is definitely the weak link in that vent design. Without it the baffle just flaps in the wind. Ball bearings...$0.17. Vent....$25. Hassle....priceless. Has anyone come up with a fix to keep that ball bearing from jumping out, or perhaps a substitute for the ball?

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Re: Windshield Vent Ball Bearing

Post by detdrbuzzard »

i remember mine falling apart and i remember fixing it but the ball is still in there
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