Intermittent wiper control

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Intermittent wiper control

Postby smithskids » Mon Feb 18, 2019 2:51 pm

Just for info the 1970s one was by Hella Part No. 5WA 001 871 041. I bought one for our Wolseley 1300, same problem, difficult to reach flick switch for the wipers. when we sold the Wolesley we transferred it to the Minor Pickup. Unfortunately you cant fit them to the MM or series 2 Moggy as they are not self parking, but a great asset on damp roads where you only need a wipe every 20 secs.

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Re: Intermittent wiper control

Postby Andy W » Mon Feb 18, 2019 5:50 pm

You read my mind!
My next post was going to be about this '70s version but for some reason my thread has been locked! :o
I don't know why!

Are we not allowed to explore & share projects, discuss ideas & encourage each other on this forum? :cry:
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Re: Intermittent wiper control

Postby irmscher » Mon Feb 18, 2019 11:21 pm

That's the one Iain :) it was in a blue and white box until you mentioned it I thought it was a Les Leston item.I also remember an item you clipped on your windscreen wipers to give you more water but emptied your washer bottle at an alarming rate :lol:

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Re: Intermittent wiper control

Postby GavinL » Tue Feb 19, 2019 8:29 am

i fitted one to a 1275 Midget in the 80's - it had a potentiometer for adjusting speed, wired up in parallel to the existing wiper control, and was controlled via a toggle switch, all of which mounted neatly on the radio console, along with the Kenlowe fan switch. For intermittent control i used the toggle switch, for speeds 1 & 2 the dashboard rocker switch. worked really well, my wife still mentions how useful it was.

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Re: Intermittent wiper control

Postby King Kenny » Tue Feb 19, 2019 6:51 pm

I have a variable period intermittent wiper box fitted to my Traveller. I can't remember where or when I bought it but it was over 30 years ago.

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Re: Intermittent wiper control

Postby Andy W » Fri Feb 22, 2019 10:06 am

GavinL wrote:
Tue Feb 19, 2019 8:29 am
.......my wife still mentions how useful it was.
Sounds like you need one of mine for your current car, Gavin! :lol:

I'm really chuffed that ESM are stocking the RWTM, they are announcing in their next newsletter! :D :D
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Re: Intermittent wiper control

Postby Andy W » Wed Mar 20, 2019 10:02 am

Jolly exciting....There is a small feature of my RWTM wiper module in the current Practical Classics magazine (page 15 if you're interested :wink: )

It's now in stock at ESM, Charles Ware & Europa Specialist Spares! :D

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