Side mirror vibration anyone?

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I am about 200 miles in on ny 1958 and i just started noticing my driver side mirror vibrating at high way speeds. Passenger side looks good. Anyone have a similar experience
 
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Slightly unrelated - but do you hear any wind noise / buffeting from the mirrors while on the highway?
 
Mine rattles. It’s not that bad and I only really notice if I look for it or need to use thet mirror. Seems like it happens on quite a few so hopefully they solve the fix.

Noise wise I don’t hear it from the rattling but the big mirror def cause wind noise. I have an FE and believe the wind noise starts with mirror and roof rack around 40mph, then builds up to by those + massive flat windshield at highway speeds (65-80).

If you turn up the music you can’t really hear it. Tbh it’s not terrible overall and think it’s maybe amplified bc I find the cabin to be very quiet under 40mph. Surprisingly quiet personally… but coming from a 2012 audi q5 with roof racks that is super noisy so maybe my view is skewed.
 
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Mine rattles. It’s not that bad and I only really notice if I look for it or need to use thet mirror. Seems like it happens on quite a few so hopefully they solve the fix.

Noise wise I don’t hear it from the rattling but the big mirror def cause wind noise. I have an FE and believe the wind noise starts with mirror and roof rack around 40mph, then builds up to by those + massive flat windshield at highway speeds (65-80).

If you turn up the music you can’t really hear it. Tbh it’s not terrible overall and think it’s maybe amplified bc I find the cabin to be very quiet under 40mph. Surprisingly quiet personally… but coming from a 2012 audi q5 with roof racks that is super noisy so maybe my view is skewed.
Thanks for chiming in. Yea im super OCD and look for vibration ever chance i get. But its really not that bad.
 
I noticed the mirror vibration right away. To me it seems a design flaw not manufacturing defect. One of several small annoyances I've discovered in the first week.
Why are the mirrors so tall? Wind force creates a lot of torque on the swivel joint.
 
I am about 200 miles in on ny 1958 and i just started noticing my driver side mirror vibrating at high way speeds. Passenger side looks good. Anyone have a similar experience
I am having the same exact situation! Realized of it right after taking it out of the dealership
 
I am having the same exact situation! Realized of it right after taking it out of the dealership
Was it windy outside? I notice it more when its windy. If theres no wind its not to bad at all.
 
Just got my 1958 and noticed it right away at highway speeds. I doubt there will be a fix since, as ChillLC said, it seems like a design flaw and not a defect. I'd be curious if there is something you could do to fix it though.
 
Was it windy outside? I notice it more when its windy. If theres no wind its not to bad at all.
Yes I was on the highway.
But the passenger side doesn’t move at all.
I don’t think it should be that way
 
I've had Toyota mirrors apart several times (modified the Taco mirrors to folding mirrors) the pivot shaft is held to the mount by a spring that's retained by a locking collar/washer........ I curious if adding a shim would tighten up the mount enough as to prevent the vibration.
 
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