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Swan Neck Mirrors

I have a pair of swan neck mirrors fastened to my doors and find that when the door is closed, read slammed, the mirrors move from their set position. There appears to be no set screw or way of keeping the mirrors in their set position. Is there any way or trick where I can make them tighter so they won't move? Every time you get in the car you have to adjust them, one more than the other and this gets to be a pain.

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The mirror heads may be attached to the arm with a 10-32 threaded ball head. I used a SS nut to keep mine locked in place. You can also drill and tap the arm and install a tiny Allen set screw. If it's the mirror head flopping on the ball - then try a drop or two of clear silicone out of sight on the bottom side. Yeah, you might have to replace it occasionally, but a $3 buck tube will outlast the car.
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I thought that I would have to do something like that (the silicone), but the set screw is something I hadn't thought of. Will try either option, the silicone first as it is the easiest. Thanks again.
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