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56 wiper motor/switch replacement

I was able to get 56 ford truck wiper transmission arms, bellcrank,baseplate and motor for my 56, The motor is toast,rusted beyond repair. I need to replace motor and switch assembly,what could I use from a junkyard that would require minor fabrication to the stock bellcrank? thanks, John
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Follow the Jeep wiper motor thread from here;

http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/81...ck-switch.html
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Got thinking some more about this.

This is Cowman's jeep wiper install in his '53 f100, more pictures in his gallery.

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53-55 12v. conversion from Sac Vin Ford site;

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56-60 12v. conversion from Sac Vin Ford site;

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The replacement 56 motor is different then the 53-55 replacement one (originally the 6 to 12 v. change) so not sure if that would make the jeep motor change a problem in your '56 or not as Cowman’s was a ‘53?

I need a favor if you get a minute, for something I was thinking about trying, could you please measure the distance between the two wiper holes/posts? Centre to centre and let me know.

Thanks, Ray.
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Hi Ray, the distance between the wiper arm studs is 36 3/8" hope this is useful to you, John
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Might I suggest you surf over to "Newport Engineering" who makes new aftermarket wiper set ups for F1 and F-100 trucks. I have one on a variable delay switch in my 51 F1 and it is fantastic!

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New Port Engineering - Home of the Clean Wipe Wiper-Drive
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1979-1986 Jeep Cherokee Wagoneer Windshield Wiper Motor Item number: 190283011061 price: US $25.00

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Might I suggest you surf over to "Newport Engineering" who makes new aftermarket wiper set ups for F1 and F-100 trucks.
1956-60 Ford Truck #NE5660FT The wiper motor is relocated to the inside of the cab, and features a heavy duty, two speed,self parking motor that bolts directly into the stock holes and connects to the stock wiper transmission linkage arms. DONT TRUST A REBUILT MOTOR, UPGRADE TO A NEW PORT WIPER DRIVE.3-year warranty PRICE: $209.95


Also..... 1956 Switch and new motor (import?) on eBay item # 170146582023 $ 148.00
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I was able to get 56 ford truck wiper transmission arms, bellcrank,baseplate and motor for my 56, The motor is toast,rusted beyond repair. I need to replace motor and switch assembly,what could I use from a junkyard that would require minor fabrication to the stock bellcrank? thanks, John
Can you post a picture to show how that bellcrank set up is, I'm in the process of converting from from the vacuum motor to electric but trying to do what newport has done.
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1979-1986 Jeep Cherokee Wagoneer Windshield Wiper Motor Item number: 190283011061 price: US $25.00



1956-60 Ford Truck #NE5660FT The wiper motor is relocated to the inside of the cab, and features a heavy duty, two speed,self parking motor that bolts directly into the stock holes and connects to the stock wiper transmission linkage arms. DONT TRUST A REBUILT MOTOR, UPGRADE TO A NEW PORT WIPER DRIVE.3-year warranty PRICE: $209.95


Also..... 1956 Switch and new motor (import?) on eBay item # 170146582023 $ 148.00
Hey Ray!

While you were at Newport did you happen to notice their "Delay" wiper switch? I got one for my Newport set-up and it has "infinate" delay speeds. ALSO though, it will allow you to use a 56 ****!

I did that for mine because the 51 **** has that slot and key "push on" arrangement. The 56 **** uses a set screw. That delay wiper switch at Newport is $75!!!!!!!!
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