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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old Oct 24th, 00, 03:46 PM Thread Starter
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hi guys just putting my camaro back together and the wipers are driving me crazy. they appear to be stopping on the full up position. i've checked my wires and they seem right. they worked fine before the dash and wiper motor where removed two years ago for restoration.
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old Oct 24th, 00, 04:20 PM
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Trezpan, was that your car at Gary Besty's a while back? I'm looking for references before sending mine to him.

Wipers... haven't worked on them for while. The wiper motor arm, if I remember correctly, can be mounted 2 ways (180 deg off.) Did you run the motor and let it stop before attaching the arm? Then the wiper motor arm should point to the drivers side, then adjust the wipers themselves. Kevin

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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old Oct 25th, 00, 02:46 AM
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There are index marks on the gear box of the wiper motor and the arm that attaches to the wiper arm links. Make sure you align these marks. You most likely got this on 90 degrees out. Sorry for the non technical descriptions, but I don't know the terms for these parts. Someone else may be able to give a better description.

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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old Oct 28th, 00, 08:16 AM Thread Starter
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thanks yeah 180 off yes kevin, gary did paint my car and i'm very happy with his work. if you would like to get together to see the car just e mail me at [email protected]
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old Oct 28th, 00, 03:29 PM
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What's up trezpan? I'd like to check out your car sometime since mine will look very similar to yours. Maybe that will help motivate me more and get me working on the car. Talk t oyou later, Jeff H.

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