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Title: Windsheild washer
Post by: luvrbus on August 23, 2007, 12:31:38 PM
I need to replace my washer and need advice on which is the best air operated or electric. i have Air Push brand now but can not find anybody that sell its,also has anyone ever used the type that heats the fluid     thanks for any info  


Title: Re: Windsheild washer
Post by: NCbob on August 23, 2007, 01:23:01 PM
I plan, when I get there, to hook up the washer nozzles to my fresh water system with a valve in the dash board.  So, it doesn't have washer fluid..but what it lacks in quality I can make up for in quantity!

Bob


Title: Re: Windsheild washer
Post by: prevost82 on August 23, 2007, 01:48:53 PM
I got an electric one out of a OTR truck wreaker ... works great, got the new bucket and pump for $5
Ron


Title: Re: Windsheild washer
Post by: JackConrad on August 23, 2007, 03:05:57 PM
On our MC-8, we used the same windshield washer fluid container, but installed 2 electric washer pumps (one for each wiper) and installed "wet arm" washer nozzles. These nozzles attach to the wiper arm and spray along the wiper blades.  Jack


Title: Re: Windsheild washer
Post by: Gary '79 5C on August 23, 2007, 05:01:36 PM
NcBob,
You might want to think of keeping the lines outside the vehicle warm as the straight water will freeze in a NY minute, @ 70 mph and below freezing temps, rendering the washers useless.

Just a thought, having been there without the blue stuff in the resevoir.

Gary


Title: Re: Windsheild washer
Post by: JimC on August 23, 2007, 05:22:13 PM
I went NAPA and bought a plastic radiator overflow canister and an electric pump when I was in Florida for Jacks rally in anticipation of needing it on the way back to Wisconsin. I mounted it under the dash next to the stairs. I also bought some rubber hose and a wiper mounted spray nozzle. I don't think I paid more than $25 for everything brand new.
Jim


Title: Re: Windsheild washer
Post by: Busted Knuckle on August 23, 2007, 07:28:36 PM
NcBob,
You might want to think of keeping the lines outside the vehicle warm as the straight water will freeze in a NY minute, @ 70 mph and below freezing temps, rendering the washers useless.

Just a thought, having been there without the blue stuff in the resevoir.

Gary

Gary, Keep in mind that Bob being the Bear he is hibernates all winter in FL! He don't need no stink'n nwasher fluid to keep it from freez'n! LOL !
;D  BK  ;D

PS that is bug ol' teddy bear! LOL! Hey just what I heard from the neighbors!


Title: Re: Windsheild washer
Post by: JohnEd on August 23, 2007, 11:26:13 PM
Guys,

I recently bought some of the "new" Rain Ex washer fluid.  I used it only a couple of times before it rained.  WALLA!  Rain beads in small particles and blows off of the windshield with out the wipers.  Better than putting the original stuff on the windshield cause I had that turn out badly with a residue but it still did its job on the rain.

You still need wipers, of course.

John


Title: Re: Windsheild washer
Post by: Gary '79 5C on August 24, 2007, 01:11:29 AM
BK,
Thanks for the correction, as I am of the unwashed here, not as of yet have the great pleasure to have met the wonderful contributors of this board.
 I am currently still working for a living and only lust for the days I can move to where the weather is warm, as I chose.

Thanks as I got a chuckle of your pointing this out.....
Hope to be there soon myself.

This is both a wonderful life and country when you stop and think of all we have.

Gary


Title: Re: Windsheild washer
Post by: kysteve on August 24, 2007, 09:21:50 PM
I just wish I had a windshield to wash.. :'(  :'(  :'(