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Re: quattro-digest V3 #455
>From: Robert Houk - SMCC Bos Desktop Hardware <rdh@UrQ.East.Sun.COM>
>Date: Thu, 9 May 1996 16:10:21 -0400
>Subject: '8x variable-intermittent wiper (was Re: 89 200tqw rear wiper)
> > On the 89 200tqw the rear window wiper control is on the right
> I hear they make a 'variable' wiper kit for the rear now.. just
> transplant the relay...any truth to that?
>On a different slant: I remember seeing an ad for a "generic" VW/Bosch
>plug-compatible replacement for the "standard" intermittent wiper control
>relay that added a variable delay. From the [cheesy little] picture in
>the ad, looked like the usual [big/oversized] relay with a knob on the
>"top" end to adjust the delay interval (not especially convenient, but
>at least adjustable!). This was a year or three ago; anyone seen/used
>any of these beasts? Seems like a great idea -- wished I had one (but
>at the time was hoping to merely get to the point that the damn car would
>run!) . . .
>These relays are almost infinitely adjustable now (anywhere form 2-45
seconds). They are electronic, so the knob has been chucked. The cheapest
I have seen them for is $25 form Neuspeed, their number is 805-388-7171.
They also go under the name of Automotive Performance Systems.
Incidentally, this relay will work on AUDIs, VWs or Porsches. Hope this helps,
David Ian Utley
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