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Old 04-21-2017, 06:16 AM   #1
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Anyone know how to remove the mounting bracket from the main shaft of the sunvisor? I removed the tension screw, but it does't just slide off. Tried spreading the bracket a bit, but don't want to break it.
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It has been in there many years and will have to be coaxed out. Spread it as you mentioned, and may need a rubber or plastic mallet to help it.
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I'm curious why you want to separate he bracket and rod.

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Anyone know how to remove the mounting bracket from the main shaft of the sunvisor? I removed the tension screw, but it does't just slide off. Tried spreading the bracket a bit, but don't want to break it.
If you happen to break it, you can buy new replacements. I replaced mine because the visor kept falling down and tightening the screw didn't help.
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I replaced mine because the visor kept falling down and tightening the screw didn't help.
You can use a plastic straw over the rod to help stop that.
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Thanks, I guess ill just keep prying some more. Didn't want to break it. I want to remove it because my wife is re-covering them.
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You can use a plastic straw over the rod to help stop that.
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Something in between will help there was a thread about what else to use
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They also sell these sleeves:http://www.classicchevy.com/chevy-su...1955-1957.html However, a plastic straw would be much cheaper.


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Spread it just a tad, apply silicone spray, tap with a rubber mallet.
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