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Old 26th June 2007, 17:39   #16
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Interesting...
This attempt to make an in-house headlight washer is going to be an interesting learning for me...
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Old 26th June 2007, 17:45   #17
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Excellant Idea Kiran & great suggestion Rtec

keep us updated Kiran, if this one is successfull I am sure many people will be getting it done. So all the best
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Old 26th June 2007, 17:52   #18
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Good luck Manikjeet. Make sure you keep the nozzles flexible to turn so that if they do not wash the headlamps they can be used to assault like how me and N_C do. See posts 37 and 43 here - Assault (Red light honkers)
i know about it
its also common in chandigarh

lets hope the the pump has enough power to drive the three nozzle or else i have to get a new pump
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Great idea. I'd say forget the RS and make one of your own.

Use the windsheild washer nozzle, motor and bottle. Pick a nozzle that has a cone spray pattern and use 2 nozzles per headlight. Test it out to make sure its cleaning the whole headlight.
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lets hope the the pump has enough power to drive the three nozzle or else i have to get a new pump
I think you will need a more powerful pump since the pipe running from the reservoir to the nozzles would be pretty long.

Excellent Idea MF.

Cheers!!!
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I think you will need a more powerful pump since the pipe running from the reservoir to the nozzles would be pretty long.

Excellent Idea MF.

Cheers!!!
i hope it doesn't need a new pump
will constant a mechanic first
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What about the extremely high temperature of the headlight?
Of course this question is not specific to this mod but for any headlight wiper.

Is the wiper rubber special to survive the very very hot glass?
the headlight glass is maybe a few degrees higher than ambient. it doesn't affect the rubber on the wiper.

moralfibre -> washer nozzle's are easily available off ebay. better use these than windshield washer nozzles as you won't spend a whole lot of time getting the angle right. check online automotive parts stores. they'll have nozzles for different makes in stock for cheaper than retail.
needless to say, sharing the pump with your windshield washer isn't going to help with pressure. you're going to need a bigger reservoir. instead of using two seperate reservoirs, ditch your original for a bigger one.
get good quality tubing and clamps - lots of leakage otherwise.

also ditch the idea of fitting W124 wipers. it's not going to be a clean install.

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