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How To Fix A Loose Rear View Mirror

 
Old 10-22-2017, 10:16 PM
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Ever since I bought my C6, the rear view mirror has been loose. I have seen a few threads on the forum on how to fix this issue. So I made a detailed step by step video using the hardware store drill bit method. Hopefully it will help some more people get this problem fixed. I started this as a new thread to help answer any questions people had about the fix, hopefully this is in the right place. I saw "How to Remove & Replace", and thought this thread would fit best here. Let me know your feedback. Thanks

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I am in for the RAP video!!
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I tried a few different methods for fixing the loose mirror on my 05.. Using the 3 drill bit shanks was the only one that was permanent, all the rest failed within a few months..Nice job...WW

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Nice video. I'll be doing this tomorrow. Thank you
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Originally Posted by Slippery Rock Metal View Post
Hey there,

Ever since I bought my C6, the rear view mirror has been loose. I have seen a few threads on the forum on how to fix this issue. So I made a detailed step by step video using the hardware store drill bit method. Hopefully it will help some more people get this problem fixed. I started this as a new thread to help answer any questions people had about the fix, hopefully this is in the right place. I saw "How to Remove & Replace", and thought this thread would fit best here. Let me know your feedback. Thanks

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Awesome bro. Off to Home depot. Thanks a million.

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Very easy to follow video.
Drill bits...perfect.
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Originally Posted by Kenny94945 View Post
Very easy to follow video.
Drill bits...perfect.
Excellent DIY project & your video is A-1. I'm also jealous of your shop!
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Very easy to follow video.
Drill bits...perfect.
Just finished it, Much sturdier. Easy as pie.
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Wow, very well done and easy to follow. Looking forward to your next video. HRP
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I know this post is old, but thank you for your contribution. Iíll be doing this over the weekend.
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Old 07-11-2019, 10:03 PM
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Awesome post! Thanks for the DIY video. Just ordered the drill bits. Will do this next week.
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Old 07-11-2019, 10:07 PM
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I did this fix last year and it's still holding up well just dont grind the bits too short on accident lol
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Just a side note
For me, I did this 3 times before i got it right.

I was reattaching the mirror and turning it opposite of the video.
I was turning to lock clockwise.

Dosent look like that would be a big deal, but it was, I kept bending one of the rods every time.
Not sure what made me try counter clockwise on the third go round, but that worked.
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