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    nearpar Well-Known Member

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    I removed my remote Mirror on the 65 Dart and noticed that the metal under the mirror base on the door is raised. My question is is this normal or do I need to do some hammer work?
     
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    Need to see a picture.
     
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    many times the mirror mounting surface is not backed with a nut plate that would sandwich the door skin between the nut plate and the mirror base. In such application distortion of the skin metal is common and will cause a rise due to the incline plane of the screw when torque is applied. The question here on if/should is are you going back with the same mirror and screw and did the mirror hold tight before removed. I would probably just back the hole and level with a light tap if utilizing same mirror and attachment means. If I have suspect of weak metal and know the screw may not hold, I most always use a nutsert in the hole and swap to a stainless machine screw. What level method you chose will work just what are you comfortable with is the call you have to make.
     
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      Thank you for the information I will take a good look at that
       
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