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    Broken Side Mirror / Epoxy

    My drivers side mirror got torn off and broke the 3 plastic metal studs that bolt onto the frame. Has anyone had any luck with any epoxies that would be able to fasten the plastic bases to the mirror?

    TIA


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    "Plastic metal?"

    Photo?

    If it's what I think it is, you should be able to make "forms" with tape or something, pour epoxy to recreate the standoffs and then drill out the hole for the mounting screws.

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    https://www.jbweld.com/products/plastic-bonder-syringe

    Found this may actually work.... ��

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    Worth a try for sure.

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    So far so good...

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    its a well known brand, as usual surface preparation is probably very important


    2015 Micra S (manual)
    no A/C /no power options
    Feb 2015 build
    9,999 purchase price + tax..no additional 1600$ because it was a 2015 purchased in 2016
    hmmm...purchase price 2018 is now 10,488...spark cheaper now

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