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I have a 07 GSXR750 and my right mirror is lose and has about a 1/4 inch of play in it from front to back motion. I pulled the little cover off the base of it but all that shows is where the wire for the blinker in the mirror goes through. Is there anyway I can tighten this or something?
 

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if it's the same as my 06 600 you should be able to access 2 nuts from the "gauge cluster" side of the front fairing. look under where the mirrors attach. just seat the mirror in place and tighten the bolts up
 

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if it's the same as my 06 600 you should be able to access 2 nuts from the "gauge cluster" side of the front fairing. look under where the mirrors attach. just seat the mirror in place and tighten the bolts up
Yes sir, thats a big 10/4!!!
If you still can't find it, I accidentally loosened up my mirrors once trying to change out the windscreen so just try to take your windscreen off and you'll figure it out.:laughingr
 

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thats not the part thats loose, its loose where the mirror turns. Like if you had to fold in your mirrors for something, thats where its loose at. Any suggestions?
 

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get new mirrors. theres no way to "tighten" that part down. You are saying that its moving back and forth slopily where it used to be tight, correct? the piece where it is supposed to rotate so you can fold your mirrors in?
 

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yeah, as far as i know there is no way to tighten that part. you can go on ebay and buy a set of mirrors for $60 (either carbon fiber or the factory black) or you can buy just the side mirror you need for $30. I went this route when I replaced my mirrors on my k8 and i am very impressed with the quality of the mirrors i got on ebay.
 

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I'm not gonna take mine off to look, but just take yours off since you'll have to anyway...and see if there's any way to "permanently" lock it into position. Just be creative. If you ruin it trying, at least you tried...you may or may not fix it, and if you dont...it's busted anyway. What ya got to lose, ya know?
 

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NoAllies has a good point. It's been so long since I had an 06 that I can't remember what the mirrors looked like underneath, but I don't remember anything you cold have adjusted to tighten them down right there. Super glue should work though. Just get it into the rght spot and glue the poo out of it.
 

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being that it's metal, I dont think super glue would work. if you sand a bit of paint off at the pivot point, have somebody tack weld it. it wouldnt take but a spot. then grab some spray paint, paint the F'r, and you're golden. or, you could sand a bit of paint off the pivot point, go to wal mart or a hardware store and get some of the epoxy in a tube that mixes itself as you squeeze (make sure it's good for metal-metal, dab a bit on the pivot point where you sanded...let it cure for 24 hours (it will be quick setting..but let it fully dry) and then spray paint over the epoxy. I guess JB weld would work a bit better than epoxy though....I'm not sure which I'd use.

I like the tack weld idea, but you gotta know somebody with a welder. Or maybe take it to an exhaust shop, or machine shop. They'll do a spot weld. If it's only a tack they may not even charge you.
 

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this is a common problem and there is 4 ways to fix this

1...(cheap easy way) take cover of the tab at base of mirror arm and bond it in place using sikaflex silicone bonding...down side is you wont be able to fold your mirrors back...

2... (hard fiddly way) drill out the rivet that holds the mirror arm and base part and replace with a suitable washer's nuts and bolts and a shim to fill the bigger hole left by the pressure rivet....

3...(easier way than number 2) take mirror off completely and remove tab on top to expose the pressure rive,t place it in a vice with 2 suitable sized sockets either side of the rivet and squeeze it tighter in a vice....

4... (simplest way) take it back to your suzuki dealer and get them to replace it under warranty if it's a newish bike...
 

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Don't know if it's the same or not, but I had a mirror that always went out of adjustment when riding. Come to find out all I needed to do was rotate the mirror around one full turn, just like you would tighten a bolt. The mirror is mounted on a threaded shaft and rotating the glass up to the sky, around to the front of the bike, keep going around to the ground and then back into position fixed mine. I hope that made sense. Good luck!
 

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this is why i dont like folding my mirrors.....because eventually it will happen.

I think suzuki made the mirrors to fold as a safety thing rather than a feature for convenience. That way if you bump something with your mirror while riding you wont wreck, and if you drop your bike or something....it wont break your fairing stay and front uppers.

Im gonna try the last suggestion though.

EDIT: just tried rotating it around one turn clockwise....> Didnt work. Might have made it a little looser.
 
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