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Hi performance wiper motor

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by CammoK5, Apr 20, 2003.

  1. CammoK5

    CammoK5 Registered Member

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    Okay, anybody who's played in the mud before knows that the stock windshield wiper motor sometimes isnt powerfull enough to wipe the goo away, so you usualy end up having to wipe it off by hand or driving with your head out the window (I've had to do it both ways). I burned out the wiper motor in my friends K10 this morning while we were out playing around. While I'm paying to replace it, I figured I'd get him a stronger one if one exists. Does anybody know? This is for a 83 (or 84, not too sure) K10. Thanks yall.
     
  2. BigBurban350

    BigBurban350 1/2 ton status

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    Get industrial sized saran wrap and make tear offs like motorcross racers use on their goggles. /forums/images/graemlins/usaflag.gif /forums/images/graemlins/burb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/usaflag.gif
     
  3. FL84K5

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    Carry a few gallons of water around with you for cleaning off your windshield.
     
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    I think FL84K5 is on the right track. Instead of trying to "power scrap" the mud off how about flushing it off. A couple more windshield washer pumps (or maybe an electric pump off an fuel injection system /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif) with a big resevior might just do the trick /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    Try using Rain-X. It helps prevent some of the scratching and even the dry stuff comes off a lot easier.

    Brett
     
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    Re: Hi performance wiper motor [Re:CammoK5]
    #726016 - 04/20/03 06:44 PM Edit Reply Quote



    Try using Rain-X. It helps prevent some of the scratching and even the dry stuff comes off a lot easier.


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    This does help.....I don't use the wipers if I'm sportin' Big 'O Chunks ... figure yer just askin' for it...I also carry a long handle scraper/squeegee to remove the big chunky stuff, and I have a large squeeze bottle that shoots a pretty good stream... /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif

    Can ya tell I've bought a New wiper motor before?$... /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
  7. CammoK5

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    Thanks for yalls replies.

    Ya know, it's always the simple things. It's scary to think that I probably would have never thought to use some water or a scraper. I probably would have bought a new wiper motor and tried to soop it up /forums/images/graemlins/blush.gif Although it would be kinda cool to have a wiper motor with, oh lets say, about 50 lbs of torque /forums/images/graemlins/smirk.gif
     
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    nah, replace the wipers blades with something sharp and metallic...gets dead bugs off too. It DOES however leave "traces" behind on the glass.
     
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    It's siping for your windshield.
     
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    [ QUOTE ]
    Thanks for yalls replies.

    Ya know, it's always the simple things. It's scary to think that I probably would have never thought to use some water or a scraper. I probably would have bought a new wiper motor and tried to soop it up /forums/images/graemlins/blush.gif Although it would be kinda cool to have a wiper motor with, oh lets say, about 50 lbs of torque /forums/images/graemlins/smirk.gif

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    Use a starter motor, they got tons of torque /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif
     

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