Variable Speed Intermittent Wiper Control

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4wdEconoBox
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My tercel:: 1985 Toyota Tercel SR5 4WD
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Variable Speed Intermittent Wiper Control

Post by 4wdEconoBox » Mon Jan 01, 2018 3:12 pm

Found this guide when I was looking at repair guides for my Miata and made me think about the possibility of doing something like to our wagons... Anyway, here's the link....

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q ... yN_-OxWcRI

Anyone familiar enough with the windshield wiper circuit in our cars to point me in the right direction of attempting something like this? If not I'll rip everything apart and start testing things myself here soon. I like this option better than finding right combo switch from a 4runner and making it work. I think there a good possibilities for this working!

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My tercel:: Goldie is a 1986 SR5 attualmente con Weber/also owned the first T4WD in STL in late '82
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Re: Variable Speed Intermittent Wiper Control

Post by ARCHINSTL » Tue Jan 02, 2018 12:57 am

HA - I apologize for being OT, but since I am an unapologetic OF ...
I also belong to the Miata Club and, while never owning a Miata, have stolen a number of infos for us - like the idea for our Tool Talk Forum!
My B.S. (Beautiful Sister) who ruined the loaner of my '83 T4WD back in '85, has a lowlowlow mileage Gen II NB (at least, she has an MT, although I cringe when riding with her ...).

I must confess that my '86 Goldie did not have the intermittent wiper feature from OE, so received that with a transfusion of the whole cluster from another member.
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Re: Variable Speed Intermittent Wiper Control

Post by oldfaithful » Tue Jan 02, 2018 5:28 am

A lot of work considering the 4 Runner is a bolt in except for a little tweeking of the plastic coloum surround.

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Re: Variable Speed Intermittent Wiper Control

Post by 4wdEconoBox » Mon Jan 08, 2018 11:39 am

@archinstl- Yeah I own a 94 na miata and a 97 Miata that I'm turning into a Miata kart 😎😎

@oldfaithful- I don't think it'll be that much work, especially when the old 4runners rarely pop up at my local yards... Plus I'm not too keen on tweaking and cutting my steering column surround honestly, the interior of my car is pretty mint... I guess it's time to rip my wiper switch apart this weekend haha!

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Re: Variable Speed Intermittent Wiper Control

Post by oldfaithful » Mon Jan 08, 2018 8:10 pm

Hey if it works, go for it. Variety is the spice of life, it’s like anything in life, ya don’t know until you try it. In this neck of the woods there are still quite a few old 4 Runners around. Good luck.

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