Jump to content

Cage Nut Blues


walkinfool
 Share

Recommended Posts

Hi folks,

 

Due to the vibration from normal driving or from closing the door, my driver side mirror works itself loose and needs to be tightened periodically.  The door metal isn't what it used to be and will no longer hold the cage nut. I'm wondering if there is a grommet or washer available to supplement the cage nut so that it will stay tight. I've done a search on this sight but couldn't find what I was looking for. Any help would be much appreciated.

 

Thanks,

Mitch

Link to comment
Share on other sites

After I messed up a cage nut installation I did use a machine screw, washers and a lock nut to hold the passenger side mounting plate. It is a real difficult place to reach. In order to get a washer on to screw, I used an adhesive to hold to washer to the lock nut to get it started. The machine screw faces down, my fingers were too big to hold the washer and start the lock nut.. FWIW

Don

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

  • Upcoming Events

×
×
  • Create New...