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Old 02-15-2008, 10:21 PM
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We installed a wiper motor from a 1983 Ranger and a intermittent wiper switch from a 1979 F150. I did it a little different than krautwolf did on his 59. They work really smoothly and quietly. And they park in the down position when you turn the switch off. WOOHOO !!!

I made a detailed gallery with some instructions.

It is a great conversion.
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Old 02-16-2008, 09:03 AM
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Cool man!!! Did you know that the Lucas electric is credited with the first "intermittent" wipers? They also made intermittent horns, intermittent headlights, intermittent radio's, intermittent taillights, intermittent heaters. Well you get the picture Congrats, it looks good!!! I just couldn't resist the Lucas crack!


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Old 02-16-2008, 10:22 AM
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Nice work there Walston, I think that would be another option I could look into for my 56. Very good gallery.

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Great Addition!! ,Thanks for the details.
These are the little things that take a little time , but make life so much easier;
You have done a Great Job on your Truck this far, why not have intermitant wipers??
It's the details, and reward afterwards,. that keep us in the shop late thinking,.Why Not??..Thanks!
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Are the instructions and pics still around? I have a 59 panel I need to redo the wipers on?

Beautiful truck by the way.

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Are the instructions and pics still around? I have a 59 panel I need to redo the wipers on?

Beautiful truck by the way.

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Yes,if you click on Walstons' name,you'll get a drop-down.Click on his Gallery,scroll down till you find the wiper conversion.It's a great project,I've been promising myself I'd do it for years.
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Thanks! I didn't realize the drop down was there.

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