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Old 02-14-2020, 09:11 AM
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I'll check around. Just curious, what's the diameter of the normal or standard head?

Biggest I've managed to find locally is only .825" so ~.3" smaller than stockers.
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Old 02-14-2020, 09:45 AM
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dang nice rig babywag

I am glad you got it !

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Old 02-14-2020, 10:14 PM
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dang nice rig babywag

I am glad you got it !

dave in NC

THX me too.

Yanked all 50+yr old wiring not going to use any of it.
Old 3 on tree manual column is also out and will be replaced with more modern one. Also clutch pedal assembly removed.

Messed with aligning passenger door today.
The doors had obviously been removed and only had a few loose bolts and way out of adjustment.
Driver side can barely open/close but will have to wait until I can move it to a spot that allows opening door far enough to get @ bolts.
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Old 02-15-2020, 12:48 AM
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This is good. Very good. I'm really happy to see this happening.

Try Auveco for hardware. They have an absolutely unbelievable selection of oddball automotive stuff. If Auveco doesn't have it, you may have to make friends with a machinist.
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Old 02-16-2020, 12:51 PM
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Soooo many little things...
One item off the list.
Out with 50+yr old wiper motor



Late model GW wiper motor

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Old 02-18-2020, 10:25 AM
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Biggest I've managed to find locally is only .825" so ~.3" smaller than stockers.
Tony, you may want to ring Marshall's Industrial Hardware down on Miramar Road at (858) 271-5555. They might have them and can put some aside for you.
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Old 02-18-2020, 03:05 PM
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Just curious but why change the wiper motor to a later one? Is there an advantage?
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Old 02-18-2020, 03:28 PM
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Just curious but why change the wiper motor to a later one? Is there an advantage?

Size, easier to wire up intermittent wipers.
I'll be using a later GM column so controls will be on column as well.
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Old 02-18-2020, 08:26 PM
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Size, easier to wire up intermittent wipers.
I'll be using a later GM column so controls will be on column as well.




What year wiper motor did you use? Correct me if i'm wrong. You are going with a new or out of a newer jeep wiring harness right?
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Old 02-19-2020, 07:50 AM
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Motor was from an 89, I think they started using smaller ones in 87?
I have lots of random parts in my garage. This truck is gonna be a mutt lol.

Since it has no power anything building a harness will be simple.
The column it's getting is from a 96 roadmaster wagon. I started mocking/fitting it yesterday.

I am also starting to mock up a brake booster and pedal assembly from the 96 roadmaster. Both the column and brake stuff will needs mods to fit, I think they can be made to work.
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Old 02-19-2020, 09:41 AM
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I am excited to see this thing come together! I think its awesome when something is built from all sorts of cars, and to see how the person made it work!
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