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I decided to put some bling on the Little Green Girl. :cool: She looks better with these earrings. Helps me to look behind as well.

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It would be nice to be able to isolate them from the vibration a little bit but for a quick glance back they work good.
 

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I sure like that install! Have been trying to find a place for them on my GX but space is limited and most spaces are plass tick!

Q's: Where did you get them?
What is vibrating, the mirror mount itself or the loader frame?

They sure look like they belong there!
 

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If I could find them half that size, I'd buy them.
 

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A while back I posted pictures of a bicycle mirror I used and these don't really vibrate that much. I'm glad you brought up the the subject again
cause I was always going to get one for the other side so today I'm off to the bike shop.

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I don't have any fender work lights. The light you see is the one that was mounted on the ROPs and I moved it down closer to the work area.
My question was directed to the OP. Your post wasn't there when I clicked on the Reply button or I would have Quoted the original question...
 

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I bought them at Princess Auto for about 5 bucks each. Here is a link to them 5 x 7 in. SS Mirror Head | Princess Auto

The vibration I refer to is from the tractor itself, it's not bad but at certain rpm it shows more vibration, I don't notice it on the tractor but the mirrors show it up.

Yes, the fender lights are a problem so at night I either turn the lights off or twist them out more depending on what I am doing. If I extend them up on a bracket like someone else on this forum did I think it would be better but for now this is good.

They have no use while blowing the light dry snow we get because they get covered with snow. I found them very useful for just general manuevering, the less you have to twist around the better.
 

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Yes, the fender lights are a problem so at night I either turn the lights off or twist them out more depending on what I am doing. If I extend them up on a bracket like someone else on this forum did I think it would be better but for now this is good.

They have no use while blowing the light dry snow we get because they get covered with snow. I found them very useful for just general manuevering, the less you have to twist around the better.
Maybe they could be angled down to help light up the area and make yourself more visible too, such as when working near the road. Just trying to look at the bright side...:laugh:

To help with your vibration, perhaps you might be able to put a piece of soft tubing over the bolt that is small enough in outside diameter to fit through the hole. When you tighten up the nut, flare the tubing out so it forms an isolation bushing under the washer. You might need to warm the tubing up to get it compliant enough. When finished, there should be no metal touching. The softer and thicker the material the better and don't overtighten. It might not work, but it might be a $1 cure. You might also add a big (~2" diameter) piece of tubing between the back of the mirror and the loader frame over and around the fastener. This will surely help dampen vibration, but may hinder adjustability.

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It was Claudester's mirror that gave me the idea.
I'm going to play around with some kind of isolation like the rubber idea.
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back in the day, I operated an Oshkosh 10T truck-plow......vibration was a continual problem with burning out headlights. One of our senior operators got inventive :think: and made a small tab w/1/2 rubber about 3" long - drilled 2 1/2" holes - one fopr the light and the other for the mounting hole...thus a small offset, but zero vibration!

worked great....so the rest of us did the same thing....the new snowplows are much more advanced so don't have this problem....try that...your vibration problems will be gone!
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