Tue Jul 26, 2022 4:21 pm

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Tue Jul 26, 2022 4:21 pm linkquote
Hey everyone, I am wondering if you can steer me in the direction of a spare part. I am looking to fix this left hand mirror mount that was broken before I bought it. I can still mount a mirror on the left, but it's tenuous at best.

Questions:
is a beginner DYI mechanic able to replace this part?
Where can I find this part?
Or is this not something I should worry about?


Mirror Mount

Tue Jul 26, 2022 4:24 pm

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Tue Jul 26, 2022 4:24 pm linkquote
Scooterwest sells them. Yes you can figure it out. Just loosen the brake cable, remove a few pieces, unbolt the whole bracket and then start reassembly.
Tue Jul 26, 2022 4:51 pm

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Tue Jul 26, 2022 4:51 pm linkquote
Thanks for the help! 👍🏻
Tue Jul 26, 2022 5:32 pm

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Tue Jul 26, 2022 5:32 pm linkquote
They don't list a part that fits my 2007 LX 150 but I emailed them. We'll see.
Tue Jul 26, 2022 5:43 pm

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Tue Jul 26, 2022 5:43 pm linkquote
I believe that part is called the Perch. I also think they come with the brake lever as an assembly.

I bought one for around 30 bucks.
Tue Jul 26, 2022 5:52 pm

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Tue Jul 26, 2022 5:52 pm linkquote
Found it. Part ordered. Super nervous about having to disconnect the brake cable on the back wheel, etc, but hopefully I can figure it out.
Tue Jul 26, 2022 5:53 pm

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Tue Jul 26, 2022 5:53 pm linkquote
Honestly, if it wasn't for MV, I would not have even dared to tackle this myself. Thank you all in advance.
Tue Jul 26, 2022 6:02 pm

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Tue Jul 26, 2022 6:02 pm linkquote
Christiaanv wrote:
Super nervous about having to disconnect the brake cable on the back wheel, etc, but hopefully I can figure it out.
I think you'll only need to back the rear cable off (loosen it) but I don't think you need to take it all the way off. Even so, it's no big deal.

Hardest part for me is getting up off the floor!
Tue Jul 26, 2022 6:07 pm

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Tue Jul 26, 2022 6:07 pm linkquote
The last half of this Scooterwest video shows how to do it.

Tue Jul 26, 2022 6:45 pm

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Tue Jul 26, 2022 6:45 pm linkquote
Hahahaha. You crack me up.

Well, I also watched the video. Looks pretty straightforward other than the handlebar removal with the compressed air. I either have to find a neighbor who has a compressor or... any other suggestions?
Wed Jul 27, 2022 11:32 am

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Wed Jul 27, 2022 11:32 am linkquote
You aren't really talking about removing the handlebar....just the rubber grip. Compressed air is one way but maybe you can just pull it off after loosening the end of it. Or buy a replacement grip that's not expensive and cut the original off.
Wed Jul 27, 2022 12:16 pm

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Wed Jul 27, 2022 12:16 pm linkquote
I think I'll replace both grips and replace them with fresh ones. Thank you for your reply!!
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