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Delay wipers in your early shark

69MyWay

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Here are two quick pics of the mods I am making to put the delay wipers in. I decided to put the switch back in the original location. The trick here however, is the 84-89 switch has the delay module built in and is much more bulky. To make this work I am mounting it facing down. I am going to fill in the original switch hole, and relight the indicators. I have to bend the electrical clips to the passenger side to clear the dash pad. I also have to rig up a good tight mount to hold it in place as the factory mount holes on the 84-89 bracket fall right on the curve of the housing. I will most likely fill the holes, paint the housing, the pop rivit from underneath into an aluminum plate to hold the switch solid.

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Bullitt

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Hey Chris, are you changing the whole wiper set-up to the later models concerning the wiper transmission and wiper arms? I'm real curious in seeing how this all turns out. Thanks for boldly going where no man has gone before. :upthumbs
 

69MyWay

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Yep, I slapped on a wiper motor assembly from a 1980 model with the electric wiper pump and cleaner looking housing. Cut the clip out of my old harness. Got some great help from Ken (Broken) with the 84-89 harness and matched up with the old harness.

Here is a final pic of the mounting nut plate I just finished making a few minutes ago.

This is just a matter of some scrap 3/16" aluminum plate, four nut plates, and a little grinder and jig saw action. This is better than putting it in with a rivit and the stainless heads on the screws don't look bad at all if you even ever see them from underneath.

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69MyWay

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Warning/Danger Will Robinson......

Okay,

Cease and desist. Don't try this at home. The C4 switch will not work. I will delete these photos soon, and upload the 82 switch I have now installed. Waiting to hear today if I can get my hands on a complete 82 wiper wire harness and control module.

I will keep you guys posted for those crazy few that want to follow in my foot steps.


Chris
 

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