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post #1 of 9 Old 01-30-2017, 12:53 AM Thread Starter
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My mirrors don't fold in?!

Does anyone know why my mirrors do not fold in? This may be the stupidest question ever but they literally do not move. Please advise. Lol.
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post #2 of 9 Old 01-30-2017, 01:50 AM
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Never heard of that. Maybe use more man strength?
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You do have to give them a bit of a push to get them past the detent. Once you pop it out, they swivel pretty east. They move both forward and back, so don't be afraid of breaking them.

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I agree, the first time I folded mine up they needed a pretty good whack to break past the detent

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For sure, these mirrors don't like to move.
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For sure, these mirrors don't like to move.
^ This I always feel like I'm going to break them.
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they should be able to fold in just grab it by the arm and with alittle force it should move, if they are still to hard to move then maybe spray some WD-40
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Silicone spray would work better for that, WD-40 would just run all over the bike, especially if it gets wet. They're supposed to be hard to move on purpose, I wouldn't really lube it much...
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I agree... even a small shot of Remington Dri-Lube would be better than WD-40 in there. Goes in wet, evaps and leaves a slick surface.
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