Single wiper conversion for the MGF/TF!

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Re: Single wiper conversion for the MGF/TF!

Postby Rob Bell » Fri Sep 26, 2008 4:42 pm

Actually, I was thinking of building a Supersport-style show car in the Speedster (no windscreen) format that I envisaged using the Lambo doors... Obviously, that car would feature the no-wiper conversion ;) :lol:

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Re: Single wiper conversion for the MGF/TF!

Postby flyingbanana » Tue Jan 02, 2018 10:20 pm

Holy thread revival Bat Man.

Rob, what length blade did use?

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Re: Single wiper conversion for the MGF/TF!

Postby Reckless Rat » Thu Jan 11, 2018 6:29 pm

My 2001 Merc E-Class W210 has a single wiper, but in typical German fashion it just doesn't sweep left and right, it's more complicated than that - the arm slides on a cam which pushes the blade outwards as it moves left & right from centre in order to improve the swept area. I have no idea why they dropped it in favour of a double wiper system on later models - it has been working fine on mine for the past 16 years and over 270,000km. Mind you it doesn't rain much here...

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Re: Single wiper conversion for the MGF/TF!

Postby talkingcars » Thu Jan 11, 2018 11:17 pm

Rob Bell wrote:The cost is 65 quid from their ebay shop


The only item in their ebay shop is a repair kit but they are listed on their website

http://www.autotintdesign.com/singlewipers.html

0r make your own, I did for my maestro van.

http://www.babelfish.demon.co.uk/wipers.htm

(sorry, that is a very simple web page written in the last century, almost - May 2001.)
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Re: Single wiper conversion for the MGF/TF!

Postby flyingbanana » Fri Jan 12, 2018 9:41 am

talkingcars wrote:
Rob Bell wrote:The cost is 65 quid from their ebay shop


The only item in their ebay shop is a repair kit but they are listed on their website

http://www.autotintdesign.com/singlewipers.html

0r make your own, I did for my maestro van.

http://www.babelfish.demon.co.uk/wipers.htm

(sorry, that is a very simple web page written in the last century, almost - May 2001.)


How did you get it to park in the middle?

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Re: Single wiper conversion for the MGF/TF!

Postby talkingcars » Sat Jan 13, 2018 2:02 pm

By altering the positon of the arm on the motor IIRC.
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