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Re: [oletrucks] wiper motor replacement

To: jspoon@us.ibm.com
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] wiper motor replacement
From: Grant Galbraith <trks@javanet.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Nov 1999 17:42:14 -0500
   I had my electrical motor rebracketed by Newport to allow the throttle cable
and choke cable to fit in my '50. I also tried another brand that also had the
same interference and returned it. I had no trouble putting in the switch in
the stock location. It does however come with a knob that many will want to
replace with a stock looking one.
  I've had no real problems with my motor but notice the stroke is shorter on
the drivers side than the pass, really too short. Adjustment per their
directions wouldn't correct it. I think this winter I will cobble a different
transmission arm to fix this.
  I too have seen the $350 motor and wonder what the deal is. If I had it to do
over I think I would try to cobble one in myself out out a VW or something. I
thought I would save time during my frame-up by buying one where the
engineering was already done.

50 Chevy 3100
52 GMC 150

jspoon@us.ibm.com wrote:

> Doug mentioned the choke assembly.  Of course, their ads say it works
> without modification...  Are there some that truely do just bolt in and do
> not require mods on the AD series?
> Internal: Jay Witherspoon/Austin/IBM@IBMUS     T/L 678-8822
> External: jspoon@us.ibm.com     (512) 838-8822
> "Doug Pewterbaugh" <dpewter@email.msn.com> on 11/24/99 09:39:58 AM
> Please respond to "Doug Pewterbaugh" <dpewter@email.msn.com>
> To:   "Dave P" <my51truck@eudoramail.com>, "truck list"
>       <oletrucks@autox.team.net>
> cc:
> Subject:  Re: [oletrucks] wiper motor replacement
> The main difference I see is $200!  Seriously, though, I would find out who
> actually makes the unit (most are made by Newport Engineering, CT?) & on
> the
> AD trucks, the stock mounting bracket is in the way of the choke cable.
> Newport will retrofit this for free; just send them the motor assembly.
> The only other difference (if it even matters to you) might be the number
> of
> speeds & intermittent capability.
> Regards,
> Doug Pewterbaugh
> dpewter@msn.com
> Denton, TX
> 49 3104 216 5-window
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Dave P <my51truck@eudoramail.com>
> To: truck list <oletrucks@autox.team.net>
> Sent: Wednesday, November 24, 1999 8:33 AM
> Subject: [oletrucks] wiper motor replacement
> > Hi Everyone,
> >
> > I wimped out and took my '53 Chevy to a shop to get the glass and gasket
> replaced. $110 for glass and installation, I decided that was worth my not
> having to be frustrated.
> >
> > Anyway, to my question....My vacuum wipers don't work. I have seen
> electric replacement motors in various parts catalogs for $150. They "seem"
> to be complete, but I also see other systems advertised in other catalogs
> for $350. Anyone know the difference between these or advantages of one
> over
> the other? What are some of the choices have you all made? I don't need
> super high performance wipers, I just need to see!
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Dave
> > '51 project
> > '53 driving toy
> >
> >
> > 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
> oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959

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