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Re: [oletrucks] Windshield Wiper Humor!!!

To: "Curtis Morris" <cmbcmorris@webtv.net>, <oletrucks@autox.team.net>
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] Windshield Wiper Humor!!!
From: "Billy Gibson" <bgibson@internetwork.net>
Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2001 21:49:15 -0600
I'm glad to hear somebody is having the same problems as I, I actually read
the directions and it said be careful not to over tighten so I adjusted the
back nut and then tighten the other nut to the right pressure,Then there is
a UGLY black knob sticking out of my dash (can't have that) so I got the old
chrome knob pored a product called Mega-Quick into the hole of the chrome
knob it's suppose to set up like metal tomorrow I will drill and tap the
10-24 hole for the set screw,then drill a hole in the middle to slide on the
new switch and lock it down with the set screw hope it works, If it does
I'll let every body know!
----- Original Message -----
From: "Curtis Morris" <cmbcmorris@webtv.net>
To: <oletrucks@autox.team.net>
Sent: Wednesday, March 14, 2001 8:43 PM
Subject: [oletrucks] Windshield Wiper Humor!!!

>     Well I got my windshield wipers upgraded from a worn out vacuum
> system to a wonderful 2 speed electric system from New Port Engineering.
> It was actually a very simple process, and much easier than anticipated.
> All I had to do was catch my Brother on a day he was bored and needed
> something to do, and Boom they're in!!  However, heres the GOOD part.
> After I got them in, I couldn't get the stock knob to work on the shaft.
> So I decided I would use a little country boy ingenuity and make
> something work!!  After working for a couple hours I thought I finally
> had it made.  I was pushing my new invention onto the shaft, (rather
> forcefully I should add) when suddenly, POW!! the entire switch exploded
> into pieces!! I just sat in my truck for about 30 minutes staring at my
> NEW exploded switch, and contemplating which piece I could forcefully
> insert into my juglar vein!!!  Sometimes I'm just a plain idiot!!
> Anyway, I managed to rebuild the switch (and actually make it work). I
> put it back in, and now I have a very nice STOCK dash, with the
> exception of a very modern appearing windshield wiper knob!!!!  Aren't
> these old trucks fun????  See ya!  Curt Morris 55 2nd series pickup
> oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959

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