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Old 09-26-2016, 10:44 AM   #1
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Convex mirror attachment

The convex mirror on my 2000 Bounder fell out. It isn't broken although I am having a hard time getting it to snap back onto the ball part inside the mirror head.

I don't want to press too hard and risk braking it. Looks like there are 4 snaps that hold it to the ball portion.

Anyone done this before and can help me?

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It should snap on, but we're talking 16 year old plastic. I'd put a rag over the socket and clips, and pour hot water on the rag to heat up the plastic, hopefully making it more flexible. A wet rag and a heat gun aimed at the wet rag would also heat it up.
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Great idea. I will try the heat gun and wet rag and let you know how it goes. I am just hesitant to force it too much. Like you said, it's 16 years old.
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