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1990 Barth Regency. I'm looking for a conversion kit to replace the spastic air wiper system. Have searched archives with no luck.

Any help out there?
 
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When you have a plan, I am ready for electric replacements. I hope to have a wiper delay. Good luck Debbie. Here are some links.

Kevin
 
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Kevin, if and when I get a solution, it will be shared with all.

Already in the works with an OEM in Oregon. Looks promising. Just hope it will be cost effective.
 
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Remember the vacuum wiper motors? Every time you went up a hill the wipers would stop! What fun they were. My first MH was a converted 49 Chevy with vacuum wipers, crossing mountain ranges in the rain was quite the experience.
 
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My Regal and Monarch both have electric wipers and I'm happy about that. 2 speed self parking. They are not just the motor with a fixed sweep. The motor is mounted in a small frame with an adjustable rod to the wiper shaft like this:

http://www.defender.com/produc...2|2290233&id=3515421

The Monarch has electric also but it has the pantograph arm setup, requires an extra shaft

http://www.defender.com/produc...2|2290233&id=3508927

There are others like these, but they would be farly easy to attach through the front of the coach.

When I get a chance I will take a shot of the OEM layout. If possible I'll see what motor assembly was used. (86 is in the Hangar, 98 is at the shop.)

Heck, I remember MANUAL wipers. Had a crank handle through top of the windshield! (In high school one of my friends had another version.. Motor fried, but we still had the little front vent windows, you could loop a rope from one side, through the other side to the wipers, then pull the rope back and forth. Ahh, those were the days...) head bang


8607-3346-33TFPOB------9708-M0037-37MM-01
86 Regal SE 33 Tag axle--"98" Monarch 37
Chev P3(7) 454TBI--------Cummins 8.3 300 hp
400 hp fuel injected-------6 spd Allison, Spartan MM
 
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Were the air wipers an improvement gone sour? I have electric wipers no delay but 2 speeds.


25 Ft Glassnose, 2792, 1982
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Air motor driven wipers were good for the time the were used. Used on air ride Regencies. A Regency has air throttle and air shifter too. The air motors get weak and tired after 27 years. I am ready for an electric upgrade with wiper a variable delay.
 
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