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Old 04-30-2013, 01:24 AM   #586
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i need a new glass ..where can i get 1 ?
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Old 04-30-2013, 08:01 AM   #587
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i need a new glass ..where can i get 1 ?
On the website, look in Components, its right under the whole mirror.
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Old 04-30-2013, 02:55 PM   #588
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I had an off-road mishap on Saturday and sheered the ram ball off on my Double-Take mirror. The mirror is fine, btw. I've been using ram mount products for years and have never had one fail like this. It sheered off right at the top of the threads...
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Old 04-30-2013, 07:00 PM   #589
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Thumb My expierence/ review

I've my mirror for a year now and love it. I had broken 2 other mirrors prior and was tired of the breaking and buying cycle.

There was a learning curve to get it to stay up at high speed. At first I did not have the clamp tight enough. tightening down the clamp with a bit of gusto helped a ton.However It would still slip at speeds above 70. I decided to rough the ball end of the mirror up with some sand paper. The mirror would stay up most the time however at REALLY high speeds it would begin to slip.

Ultimately I "sipped" the ball end of the mirror with an exacto knife. making lots of cross hatches all over the ball. I also "scored" the inside of the clamp area with the exacto knife as well. The mirror is good to 105mph (as fast as bike will go).

Also note that I loosen the clamp when I fold the mirror down, you almost have to the way I roughed things up! I also think the ability to quickly remove the mirror without tools is nice.
Hope this helps someone who is considering these. I'm thinking about adding a second one!
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Old 05-01-2013, 08:49 AM   #590
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The only thing I would recommend is on the BMW Ball ram mount is a squared off edges to tighten with a wrench. That's is all
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Old 05-01-2013, 09:30 AM   #591
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Tough Balls

My only complaint with the Double Take mirrors has been that when tightened down nicely the rubber RAM ball distorts a lot. This makes adjustment problematic as the RAM arm wants to return to the same "dent" in the ball. This spring I also noticed that the RAM balls on my bike and my buddie's were starting to crack. So I ordered the RAM Tough-Balls which don't come in the right thread for my F800 but since my mounts were already half stripped from earlier mishaps I got the closest which were a 3/8 thread. I tapped the mount for 3/8 x 24 and then epoxied in the Tough Balls. Going on a good run this weekend so I will report back.
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Old 05-03-2013, 05:47 AM   #592
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Done!

I saw these on Awesome Players and am glad to have found them!
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Old 05-03-2013, 06:36 AM   #593
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Old 05-10-2013, 05:34 PM   #594
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The only thing I would recommend is on the BMW Ball ram mount is a squared off edges to tighten with a wrench. That's is all
Ditto.......
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Old 05-17-2013, 09:39 AM   #595
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Ditto.......
The new toughball comes with a hex molded in... hopefully they decide to make a 10mm version one day!
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Old 05-17-2013, 03:01 PM   #596
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I ordered some Tough Balls in 3/8x24 and epoxied them in. The hex part is weak and spins on the shaft very easily. You will still need to use a RAM arm to get any sort of leverage. So far the Tough Balls are OK in use. They don't compress, no slippage, but there seems to more vibration. I think they have just enough rubber to let the mirrors shake but not enough to absorb any vibes. The F800 is pretty smooth so they still work fine for me. Have a big three day off-road ride coming up so will get a better idea of how they last.



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Old 05-18-2013, 07:48 AM   #597
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I ordered some Tough Balls in 3/8x24 and epoxied them in. The hex part is weak and spins on the shaft very easily. You will still need to use a RAM arm to get any sort of leverage. So far the Tough Balls are OK in use. They don't compress, no slippage, but there seems to more vibration. I think they have just enough rubber to let the mirrors shake but not enough to absorb any vibes. The F800 is pretty smooth so they still work fine for me. Have a big three day off-road ride coming up so will get a better idea of how they last.
Will be curious to hear your thoughts. We've been sending a few of the 8mm variant to folks who have that thread pitch on their bike, asking for feedback.
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Old 05-18-2013, 09:35 AM   #598
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I got one of the ram 8mm and the only feed back would be to have a wrench point on it at the base to snug it up
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Old 05-18-2013, 08:07 PM   #599
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Installed my new double take mirrors using Ram Tough Balls on my F650 Dakar. Mirrors seem to vibe pretty bad.
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Installed my new double take mirrors using Ram Tough Balls on my F650 Dakar. Mirrors seem to vibe pretty bad.
That's worrisome. My theory is that the rubber of the normal/ old ball was serving a purpose in damping vibration.

Feel free to email us (ride@advmirror) if we can help/ replace parts.
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