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Old 10-17-2012, 06:13 PM   #11 (permalink)
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So what your saying is ( look at attached pic ) if i loosen the blue dotted nut so i can move the wiper arm so the wiper is moved from the purple line to the yellow line then tighten the blue dotted nut back up and i'm done?
That's right! You just need to check if arm won't hit the edge of the bonnet or if the wipers won't come out the windscreen because it will destroy the rubber part.

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Old 10-17-2012, 06:15 PM   #12 (permalink)
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That's right! You just need to check if arm won't hit the edge of the bonnet or if the wipers won't come out the windscreen because it will destroy the rubber part.
ok thanks i plan on removing the very weak wiper cowl that came from the factory to add more room and replace it with a coro wiper cowl on top of this
and i don't think the passenger wiper could go much further down without removing it.
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Old 10-17-2012, 06:55 PM   #13 (permalink)
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If people live in England do they have to adjust it the other way from the other side?
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Old 10-17-2012, 07:57 PM   #14 (permalink)
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I did similar but wasn't 100% satisfied.
I have a first generation Dodge neon and noticed how much nicer the second gen neon wipers looked. Not only was the paint better, but they're angled instead of straight. Less than $4 at a junkyard, success!



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Novel idea, but how does it perform in rain with the adjustments?
Mine clear all but a finger's length of windshield on the driver's side. Flawless in the rain, but when it's dirty you can see the dirt it hasn't cleared.

Since it's free, I really recommend it.
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Old 10-18-2012, 04:34 AM   #15 (permalink)
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If people live in England do they have to adjust it the other way from the other side?
Yup
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I did similar but wasn't 100% satisfied.
I have a first generation Dodge neon and noticed how much nicer the second gen neon wipers looked. Not only was the paint better, but they're angled instead of straight. Less than $4 at a junkyard, success!





Mine clear all but a finger's length of windshield on the driver's side. Flawless in the rain, but when it's dirty you can see the dirt it hasn't cleared.

Since it's free, I really recommend it.
I want to do a similar thing. I'm thinking of making a custom wiper arms, that are much lower and angled for better aero performance. Then it's pretty easy to make wipers work on the whole windscreen, you just need to shorten main lever on the wipers mechanism. But that will be in the future, for now I'm pretty satisfied with my setup.
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Did this mod today, seems pretty good. Thanks!

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