cant adjust f4 mirror - MVAgusta.net
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 06-28-2011, 11:05 PM Thread Starter
Established Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Perth, W.Aust
Posts: 143
New Site Garage
cant adjust f4 mirror

hey guys,

i got a new f4 mirror, but everytime i adjust it, it just returns back to it orginal position...

any ideas on how i can adjust?
token is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 06-29-2011, 03:51 AM
Senior Member
 
MV05 EXY's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Chelmsford
Posts: 1,229
i assume you are moving the actual mirror GLASS and not the whole mirror itself? If so you could undo the two screws underneath, slide the mirror out and give it a little bit of WD40 or something, could just be dry/stiff. Cant otherwise see a reason for it too play up.
MV05 EXY is offline  
post #3 of 8 (permalink) Old 06-29-2011, 04:41 AM
Established Member
 
mshermanator's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 100
they don't adjust very much, just lift your elbow

Harden Up

Previous bikes

CB250 NT
VT250 FT
VF500
FJ 1000
R100RS
R1100RS
R1100RT
R1100s
750 Brutale
F4 750 evo3
F4 1000s
S1000rr 2012
S1000rr 2013
mshermanator is offline  
post #4 of 8 (permalink) Old 06-29-2011, 08:40 AM Thread Starter
Established Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Perth, W.Aust
Posts: 143
New Site Garage
i know they dont. but i cant even get it to match the other side. looking thought the left i see my elbow. looking through the right i can see my body.

when i goto adjust it. it moves but does hold in the new pos...?
token is offline  
post #5 of 8 (permalink) Old 06-29-2011, 05:43 PM
Senior Member
 
andrew fotheringham's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: south wales uk
Posts: 2,247
who needs mirrors you don't need to know where you've been it's where you are going that matters..
andrew fotheringham is offline  
post #6 of 8 (permalink) Old 06-30-2011, 05:11 PM
Established Member
 
MaximoMarc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Uckfield, East Sussex, UK
Posts: 75
Send a message via Skype™ to MaximoMarc
If you remove the mirror from the housing and on the reverse, shave/cut down the small plastic 'lugs' (on the outside and top), it'll allow you to push the mirror out and up a bit more. Not a huge amount mind you, but I found it worthwhile.
MaximoMarc is offline  
post #7 of 8 (permalink) Old 07-04-2011, 09:40 AM
New Member
 
jfields1964's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Puyallup Washington
Posts: 26
lets face it, the mirrors are only installed so there is a place for the front turn indicators. They do have a nice view of my elbows though. Lots of cranking the head around.

Remain calm, be professional, and always have a plan to kill everyone in the room
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

2007 F4
jfields1964 is offline  
post #8 of 8 (permalink) Old 07-06-2011, 12:27 AM
Senior Member
 
svldvc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: State College, PA
Posts: 655
better option...remove the mirrors and go for a cleaner look with bar-end mirrors...
your MV will look SUPER SLICK!!

~Serge~
svldvc is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to use all of the features of the MVAgusta.net site, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome