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Hey guys and gals, Ive tried searching, but havent had any luck.
I am just looking for what size of mirrors I need for my 1985 xt600. I have found some 10 mm emgo mirrors for pretty cheap I would like to get, but would like to make sure that the 10mm mirrors would fit!
Location: XXX<-Portugal->Azores->Santa Maria (island)
Well, one of them will fit (the left one)!
The right one won't as Yamaha likes to use a counterclockwise thread on the right mirror which I think is why they say in that item description that, and I quote: "Will not fit Yamaha right side"
But, if the threads on those mirrors are screws that bolt on to the bottom of the mirror, you can always have a screw with that other thread pattern OR you can get the thread machined to fit on to your brake and clutch "axle/screw/pivot" with the exact same size the same way that I've already done to my new mirrors!
I'd be interested to know if anyone has found a simple solution to the problems caused by the short stems on the later, square mirrors. It may just be me but they do need to stick out a bit further for a decent rear view. And I'm a skinny bloke so what must it be like for the XXLs?
Are there stems off another Yam that would fit?
Sorry to piggyback off you post preppy.
Thanks Bacardi, I did notice that the add said the right one would not fit, I guess I should have asked what the size of the bolt was instead!
Thanks for the info about why the right hand one wont fit too. Seems like a goofball setup, and I can only imagine its going to be a nice pain in the ass to find a few good cheap(like those two ever go together anyways!) mirrors!
No worries about piggy backing this thread either Kent, good question, and I would like to know what other options there are out there as well!
Location: XXX<-Portugal->Azores->Santa Maria (island)
I think I've also seen them on a website somewhere but also don't remember....
I forgot to mention that these mirrors have the "Yamaha thread" for the mirrors but they also have the normal threads!
It's just some bolts that fit on the lower part of the mirror that have the different threads...
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