Drooping Sun Visor

Bernie Benz b.benz at charter.net
Thu Dec 15 15:36:09 EST 2005

Not possible, Kneale.  The U spring is molded into the plastic foam of the
visor.  Could only be squeezed down from outside the visor skin, not very
practical, IMO.  Velcro sounds like the better alternative fix.


> From: Kneale Brownson <kneale at coslink.net>
> Could you shim the metal "U" on its inside with something to increase
> pressure and grip?
> At 08:58 AM 12/15/2005 -0800, Bernie Benz wrote:
>> Hi Eric,
>> I took mine apart, the visor just pulls off the shaft, to see how the detent
>> worked.  There are 2 flats on the plastic shaft covering that engage a U
>> shaped leaf spring that is molded into the visor.  One would need to
>> increase the pressure, possably by flattening the U to bring its two legs
>> closer together.  I haven't done so as yet, not wanting to risk destroying
>> the visor.  Do you still have your old one, driver's side?
>> The older 5K visors had a longer flatted steel shaft which at one time I
>> fixed with a screw and speed nut thru the visor to increase the clamping
>> pressure.  Not so easy on the 200.
>> Bernie 

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