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Re: [Big_Eldorado] Re: Eldorado Sunvisors

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  • russomr@optonline.net
    Thank you. I will try it and keep you posted. ... From: argylejaguar Date: Saturday, May 31, 2008 1:06 am Subject: [Big_Eldorado] Re: Eldorado Sunvisors To:
    Message 1 of 9 , Jun 1, 2008
      Thank you.
      I will try it and keep you posted.

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: argylejaguar
      Date: Saturday, May 31, 2008 1:06 am
      Subject: [Big_Eldorado] Re: Eldorado Sunvisors
      To: Big_Eldorado@yahoogroups.com

      > Mark,
      >
      > This is a fix I used over a year ago and it still is working well.
      > I posted the below last year (#426). Read it and try it. I think you
      > will be happy with the results like I was to fix nagging visor
      > sag. It
      > is cheap too.
      > ************
      >
      > I am trying a new fix for this old nagging problem. I removed the
      > passenger visor with heavy vanity mirror from pin on bracket (unplug
      > the vanity wire if your have one). I found out that the problem
      > on my
      > 76 had nothing to do with the visor or the tightening of the
      > screw. It
      > was the pin in the bracket. It no longer is pressed into bracket
      > in a
      > fixed position( like when manufactured at factory). We all make a
      > mistake of thinking it is the visor or tightening of the screw
      > when it
      > is not the source of our problem. If I hold bracket pin in in my two
      > fingers it turns/twists freely. It should not do this and is why most
      > visors sag.
      > I have purchased from Home Depot (Lowes or auto parts probably have
      > it) for USD 5.99 Loctite Threadlocker RED 271 Permanent. Make
      > sure you
      > get red, blue does not work. This stuff is used to permanently lock
      > studs into engine blocks, wheel studs and the like. It takes
      > about 300
      > ft pounds of torque to break it free and about 500 degrees of heating.
      > It works alot like super glue but designed for metal to metal contact.
      > Henkel adhesives makes this product with methacrylate esters. It
      > figures that a German company has developed a metal glue. I applied
      > threadlocker to the pin where it goes into the bracket and it actually
      > was drawn into a very small gap between the pin and the bracket. It
      > flowed loosely so you only need a little on the pin. I gave it one
      > application and then twisted the pin around and wiggled it in
      > and out
      > a little then applied a little more then did same thing again. Lastly
      > I put a little more on it and let it set (about ten minutes). It sets
      > quickly and then you wait 24 hours for theadlocker to completely
      > harden/dry. Reinstall your visor. No more sag. It hhas held for
      > over 1
      > year now. Try it. If any question on how to send another post or
      > email me.
      >
      > Good Luck,
      > Chris Reid
      > Jax, FL
      > Argylejaguar
      >
      >
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