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Ramco mirrors
#1
One of our 1991 mirrors had frozen set screws. If Kroil won't loosen it, don't twist so hard as to break an allen wrench off in the set screw!
Just simply drill the set screw out with a 1/4" bit, and then drill the hole with a 5/16" bit and retap the hole with a 3/8 x 16NC tap. Then remember to use
anti-seize on the new set screws. Ramco still sells the mirror bushings, but have upgraded them to aluminum from plastic.

On a newer coach, I'd suggest spraying with a penetrate, then remove and coat set screws with anti-seize before they become too corroded to
be adjusted.

Danny
1991 # 277
#2
New question to old post. I had the issue with the seized set screws so I followed the instructions and drilled the out. No problem.
I ordered the new metal bushings from Ramco but I can't figure out how to get the mirror head out of the socket to install the new bushings. Any advice?
Thanks Tony
Tony and Cindy Frazier
1992, #300   Wink
2007 Subaru Outback Toad
#3
Tony, I just replaced my passenger side mirror, for a different reason. Semi got too close going up a steep grade and I was passing. It broke off just above the ball.

Did you get all three screws out ? Use a pickle fork, or wedge. Spray lots of rust release product into the socket. It will come out, but your trying to avoid breaking the plastic mirror housing. The mirrors can be very expensive. Just kept moving the mirror in the socket, turn, roll side to side, and the ball on the mirror and the 2 sleeves should/will release.

Good luck !
Dave, Karen and buddy. 
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