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Old 10-20-2018, 09:52 PM   #11
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let me know how that shrink wrap trick works. mine do the same thing. the lighted visor weigh more than a standard one so it very little to make it flop down.
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Old 10-20-2018, 09:55 PM   #12
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I need new visors bad. The Arizona sun here destroys all interior and rubber parts.

I have not seen any either. I'll just copy what factory has and rebuild my own some day. Maybe in grey leather and put in lights. Time will tell.

they pop up on ebay from time to time. there are new grey ones on there now.


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let me know how that shrink wrap trick works. mine do the same thing. the lighted visor weigh more than a standard one so it very little to make it flop down.

Grabbed some 3/8" clear heatshrink. There's a little improvement, but the main thing that holds them into position is a notch in the pivot arm that wears. I disassembled them a while back and to see what could be done. Thought about JB Weld or something to fill the worn notch, but I wasn't confident it would last. There's actually a shit ton of pressure in that joint. I didn't take pics before I removed the driver side, so the passenger side is the only before/after. They're pretty tough to remove from the clip to swing out to the side window now. I flopped them around and this is where they settled. They were never super tight up to the roof, but they didn't fall down when driving either.


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Grabbed some 3/8" clear heatshrink. There's a little improvement, but the main thing that holds them into position is a notch in the pivot arm that wears. I disassembled them a while back and to see what could be done. Thought about JB Weld or something to fill the worn notch, but I wasn't confident it would last. There's actually a shit ton of pressure in that joint. I didn't take pics before I removed the driver side, so the passenger side is the only before/after. They're pretty tough to remove from the clip to swing out to the side window now. I flopped them around and this is where they settled. They were never super tight up to the roof, but they didn't fall down when driving either.


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well thank you I just switched to lighted ones and I do notice the "sag"
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Old 10-31-2018, 04:10 PM   #15
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My upholstery guy isnít scared to recover the vanity style. They simply snap apart. When I get them, I usually sell them as is. But I have had some recovered and sold them for more that way. Just ask Cadillac... he got some from me that were redone.
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Old 10-31-2018, 06:01 PM   #16
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yup. and they look great. there is an interior shot on here somewhere. let me see if i can find the image.
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well no dice on the photos for now. i used one of those hosting sites that took a shit and all the pics are gone.
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I should redo mine. The upholstery itself looks good but the plastic windows for the warning placards are tattered and stained.
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