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42970RE: [Imperial-Club] Re: 1961 Wiper Blades

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  • Lou
    Mar 14, 2014

      I tried that but Mother Nature had other plans. Blade came off and wiper arm scratched the windshield.




      From: Imperial-Club@yahoogroups.com [mailto:Imperial-Club@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Norman C. Witte
      Sent: Friday, March 14, 2014 1:35 PM
      To: Imperial-Club@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: RE: [Imperial-Club] Re: 1961 Wiper Blades



      Just don’t drive your car in the rain.


      (Ok, let the firestorm begin.)


      Norm Witte

      Lansing, Michigan

      1968 Imperial Crown 4-dr hardtop


      1965 Corvair Corsa 180 HP convertible

      1965 Corvair Corsa 140 HP coupe

      1963 Oldsmobile Ninety Eight Holiday Sports Sedan


      From: Imperial-Club@yahoogroups.com [mailto:Imperial-Club@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Klebert L. Hall
      Sent: Friday, March 14, 2014 10:23 AM
      To: Imperial-Club@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: [Imperial-Club] Re: 1961 Wiper Blades



      > On 03/14/14, Paul Wentink wrote:

      > So glad you are happy with your wipers.

      I agree they are ugly on the car, though.

      > I have also replaced the spring in the arm, however I have had less success with that than having
      > collected good originals when I did. Also, on many of the arms, the spring cover is fragile and
      > will break off during the attempt to install a new spring. You know, tight working quarters and all.

      Yep, I've broken that cover off before, too. It's a pretty hard job, actually.
      Having good originals is always a nice thing!

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