Wiper arm

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Wiper arm

#1 Post by Ltriumph » Sun Oct 11, 2020 7:21 pm

I have a 2000TC, 1978 (NZ) - where would be the best place to purchase a wiper arm for the passenger side of the car (can't find a second hand one) and / or is there another vehicle that has the same arm (might be able to find second hand)?
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Re: Wiper arm

#2 Post by johnnydog » Sun Oct 11, 2020 9:38 pm

Being a very late model, is your car is fitted with what I would describe as anodized satin grey finished wiper arms with the slimmer head mounting at the wheelbox, rather than the earlier chrome version?
Whatever type your car is fitted with, I may have a good used spare available, if you can confirm which type you require.
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Re: Wiper arm

#3 Post by Ltriumph » Mon Oct 12, 2020 3:55 am

Hi - its the chrome version.
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Re: Wiper arm

#4 Post by johnnydog » Mon Oct 12, 2020 10:29 am

I will no doubt have a good chrome one available. Is it going to NZ - I can also get the cost to post it from the UK but it may be prohibitive...??
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Re: Wiper arm

#5 Post by Ltriumph » Mon Oct 12, 2020 11:01 pm

Hi - yes it is, will try and get a second hand one here - thanks anyway.
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Re: Wiper arm

#6 Post by johnnydog » Tue Oct 13, 2020 12:00 am

No problem. I'll get an idea of the cost anyway just on the off chance you can't locate one. It may possibly turn out to be relatively reasonable....🙂
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Re: Wiper arm

#7 Post by Ltriumph » Tue Oct 13, 2020 12:54 am

That would be great thanks. The reason for the need is the part that holds the spring on the bottom of the arm broke off, I assume it can't be fixed? Also what's the easiest way to get the arm off?
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Re: Wiper arm

#8 Post by johnnydog » Tue Oct 13, 2020 9:14 am

Under the head of the arm, where it sits on the splines of the wheelbox, you should see a small tab that sits against the edge of the splines. Insert a small thin flat screwdriver, and twist it to move the tab clear of the spline, and the arm should pull off. May need a little persuasion if they haven't been off for years with another screwdriver wrapped in cloth so as not to mark the chrome.
Here's a picture off EBay of a wiper arm showing the tab.
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Re: Wiper arm

#9 Post by tony » Wed Oct 14, 2020 1:34 am

OK, first of all where are you. 2nd. does the arm park on the left or right. Our one's seem to vary a bit depending on what bits they had in the parts bin. I may be able to help. Can you post a pic?
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Re: Wiper arm

#10 Post by johnnydog » Fri Oct 16, 2020 10:53 am

Hopefully if Tony can sort you out, then that would beneficial to you postage cost wise.
Hadn't thought of that - yes, some RHD cars for export markets did have the LHD wiper layout, which obviously makes a difference to the angle of the cranked end of the wiper arm, which for the UK market, was the passenger side arm.
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