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  • aok
    windshield wiper Vac Vs electric
    by aok
    I have read a number of posts on windshield wipers and realize everyone has a opinion but
    I am considering going to electric wipers, looking at the nu-rex .
    Anyone have the nu-rex or basically any other electric and are unhappy enough to go back to Vacuum wipers.
    03-09-2020, 12:04 PM
  • rheacox
    Model A Electric Wiper on Ebay
    by rheacox
    Check out this wiper motor on ebay. Looks like it's for a Model A but more interesting is the farmer fix wiper arm....
    These numbers do NOT refer to quantity in any way. Unsure if it works.
    06-13-2019, 02:28 PM
  • rheacox
    Original electric wiper repair
    by rheacox
    Looking for someone that does repair work on original Model A electric wipers. Mine works well for the most part but there is some notchyness in the transmission. Most of the time it only swings the blade about halfway through its range of motion. Not entirely sure what model mine is, I think it's a Heinze HA-C2.

    On the other hand, if someone has good instructions on getting the gearbox...
    06-19-2019, 11:45 AM
  • Afordman31
    Vacuum wiper lubrication
    by Afordman31
    Plan on cleaning the wiper motor inside and lubricating it. What is a good lube for this? This is not mine but is the same that I have for my Slant 4 Door....
    02-07-2022, 06:30 PM
  • Oldgearz
    Vacuum Wiper Success???
    by Oldgearz
    I'm posting this so others with vacuum wiper problems might find answers to their problem if similar to mine. First off, I had sent my vacuum wiper motor out for repair and when I got it back I was assured it operated properly. Without the blade on, the wiper motor functioned fine, with the stem swiftly going back and forth. But with my new arm and blade, it would stop in a straight down position....
    11-19-2021, 06:58 PM
  • Superhart
    Need Photos of Vacuum Wiper Routing
    by Superhart
    I am a new Model A street rod owner converting my 1930 Model A coupe that arrived with a hand operated windshield wiper to a vacuum operated system using an original Trico KCX-1 unit. I would like to see photos if possible of how the vacuum tubing is routed from the wiper unit along the windshield and down the side post to under the dash. I just want to know what I am doing before I break out the...
    12-08-2019, 04:01 PM
  • JDupuis
    Trico Vacuum Wiper Rebuild
    by JDupuis
    I thought some of the forum may appreciate this video on vacuum wiper motor repair
    I just stumbled onto this young fellow today on YouTube.
    I am impressed with his machining abilities.
    10-19-2021, 06:56 PM
  • Jamey E
    Wiper Motor
    by Jamey E
    Can someone fill me in on what we have? For our wiper assembly there is a thumb lever to work the wiper back & forth, but there is also a thumb switch. I found a toggle switch hidden under the dash that sends power to the thumb switch, but there must be something wrong with the wiper motor. Is this something that is rebuildable or does it just need replaced?? Thanks...
    06-04-2019, 11:23 PM
  • Richard Knight
    Electric wiper motor
    by Richard Knight
    Hi, Can someone point me in the right direction for info on electric wiper motors. My 29 Briggs wiper motor looks like new on the inside and runs fine off the car. But when installed the wiper arm binds up on the housing. This is due to the diecast pot metal arm being severely warped. Does anyone have a good useable arm or am I faced with making an arm. Thanks for any help. Rick.
    08-11-2021, 11:37 AM
  • cairo16
    Vacuum wiper piping
    by cairo16
    Hello, I recently purchased all of the piping for my vacuum wiper motor....i have no idea how it goes together. My intake came with the plug in and and all the piping removed. Does anyone have a drawing of how to bend / assemble it? Or would anyone be willing to take and send pictures ? I have a 1930 deluxe coupe. Im pretty sure i understand how to get from the intake through the firewall but once...
    08-30-2019, 01:59 AM