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Have you ever used your headlight washers?

Discussion in '60-Series Wagons' started by MoaByte, Nov 13, 2017.

  1. MoaByte

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    I think mine would work if the reservoir wasn't broken, but why bother. The one time I could have used them was winter driving on I-70 a couple years ago. Have you ever needed to use yours? Do you bother filling the reservoir?
     
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    Mine work great. Every time the lights are on and I wash the windshield, they spray a storm!!
     
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    One of the first things I deactivated on my 62 years ago.... They went through lots of fluid without taking much off of the lights. YMMV :meh:
     
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    Removed mine. Reservoir was broken, though.
     
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    IMG_0047.JPG One of the first items I removed when I restored my 60. Had the holes welded close, along with the lower body trim holes when the body was painted.
     
  6. MoaByte

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    Thanks for the replies. I'm in no hurry to get rid of them on my 60 as they give the beast some character, but I also doubt that they are worth the trouble.
     
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    Novelty item. Used them a few times twenty some years ago.
     
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    I've made use of them a few times, then the check valves gave out. I'm one of the few guys who thinks they are cool 1980s gadgets...right up there with car phones and auto retracting seat belts
     
  9. MoaByte

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    There is something I find rather comical about them. Tractor motor; check, manual locking hubs; check, manual crank windows; check, manual choke; check, Euro style headlight washers; what??
     
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    Reservoir is broken. Can’t find a new at a reasonable price, so no.
     
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    Hi, Actually I forgot they were there . Resovoir is good ,the cap cracked a long time ago. Mike
     
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    My reservoir was cracked so I just the top off with a grinder and now it's living it's best life as a parts and tools bin. Super handy!

    Drilled a few small holes in the bottom for drainage too.
     
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    I’ve actually been wondering the same. My reservoir was cracked and I was curious if it’s worth the headache to replace.
     
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    I welded mine up and re-painted My opinion only here....looks much cleaner.

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