Mirrors


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randog
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Location: Smelterville, Idaho
Motorcycle: 1994 Honda Goldwing GL1500 Interstate

Mirrors

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After tearing my 94 GL1500 wing apart to rebuild the rear brake cylinder, I was down to the mirrors in putting everything back.
The left and right side brass-colored brackets behind the plastic that I would screw the mirrors into have fallen away.
What would be the best solution to retrieve them?
I'm hoping I don't have to tear it down again.
How much more would it cost to stamp out metal parts than the plastic that becomes brittle with age?
Shiny side up!


the_big_h
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Re: Mirrors

Post by the_big_h »

I know what you are talking about, I had mine apart 2 years ago now. I remember being very careful to always keep a screw in, so I wouldn't experience what you just did.
But then when I went a little further, I found it wasn't a big deal, they were easy enough to access. I think. Now that's as far as my memory goes - sorry.
I'm thinking maybe you can access them if you remove the speakers? Or maybe go fishing with a magnet...
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Re: Mirrors

Post by WingAdmin »

I always used some strong duct tape to tape them in place from the inside first. Even then I still lost one once, and had to replace it with a homemade replacement. A couple years later when I was rooting around in there I actually found it, so I was able to put it back in place.
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