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bigdaddybane
Long story short. I lost half of my tools in a recent move and now in process of removing stock mirrors assembly ... what's the wrench size for unscrewing that lower bolt?
 
Any help will be appreciated.

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mjh937
I just looked and a 17 mm fits it but has a bit of slack in it. I would have expected it to fit a bit more snugly.
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I just looked and a 17 mm fits it but has a bit of slack in it. I would have expected it to fit a bit more snugly.
Maybe an SAE size would fit more snug?
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mjh937
I tried that but they were worse. I am sure it is metric. I tried two different 17 mm wrenches and they would both work, there was just more slack than I expected. 
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I tried that but they were worse. I am sure it is metric. I tried two different 17 mm wrenches and they would both work, there was just more slack than I expected. 
I've actually encountered this a lot on this bike. Everything seems just slightly off on most nuts and bolts. However, the allen wrenches in the trunk fit everything near perfect, thank god they can be used to remove like 60% of things. 
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bigdaddybane
I just looked and a 17 mm fits it but has a bit of slack in it. I would have expected it to fit a bit more snugly.
Thanks so much!

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rick
Sounds like it might actually be 16mm. I actually own 16 and 18mm wrenches that were used on metric only vehicles. Why they use oddball sizes likethis, no one will ever know.
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mjh937
I could not get a 16 mm wrench on it. 17 mm did seem like an odd size (pardon the pun).
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rick
17 is actually a pretty std. metric size. It's rare to find 16s in most kits - 17s are always there.
 
If the 17 was loose and 16 too small, then it's just a crappy piece of hardware.
 
 

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12ival
i took the easy way out and used an adjustable wrench.
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bigdaddybane
i took the easy way out and used an adjustable wrench.
I tried adjustable one. It works on the left side but not on the right ... it's way too tight, no space to actually grab the bolt. Maybe the adjustable wrench I have is way too big. 
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rick
Will a spit end box wrench get on to it?
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norcal616
It's 17mm... I usually find there is slight tolerance differ between the brands on the market unless you make your own tools :(

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sorkyah
It's 17mm... I usually find there is slight tolerance differ between the brands on the market unless you make your own tools :(
Same... unless its a pro-grade tool (matco, snapon, etc) the tolerances in manufacturing vary greatly
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