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    Pantograph units

    found this site in Anglsey that sell a complete unit, same as on my nova

    They also list the arms and wiper

    http://www.smallholderservices.co.uk/id17.html
    http://jimsnova.page.tl/
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    Quote Originally Posted by jimcub View Post
    found this site in Anglsey that sell a complete unit, same as on my nova

    They also list the arms and wiper

    http://www.smallholderservices.co.uk/id17.html

    Jimcub...do you have any photos of your wiper installation using this kit?

    Mine has completely imploded (motor, spindles & linkage are all broken) so I think complete replacement, rather than repair, is the most appropriate way forward and the unit you mentioned sounds ideal.

    Did yo have any issues adapting it to your Nova?

    cheers

    P.
    cheers

    Paul

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    Not sure that Jimcub still views the forum, and he has sold his car on.....
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    http://thetoolboxshop.blogspot.co.uk...een-wiper.html

    Is this any good, found it a while ago

    Regards

    Buffy

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    A couple of other sites that may be of use are :-

    http://store.stepvanparts.com/WIPER-PARTS-STEPVAN.HTM This one is used by some of the Sterling guys

    Made by AM Equipment and are called "230 series" units.
    • Motor - "230 series left hand" (12v, dynamic park) Part # 230-1001 (just motor)
    • Arm - "Pantograph arm, dry". (26"/ 660mm length, 1.25" bridge width) Part # 301-1260
    • Blade - "230 series flex blade". (19"/ 480mm length) Part # 302-1190
    The motor can be supplied as a "unitized" version which comes with the required pantograph bits and pieces.
    The website is www.amequipment.com

    Their 2D series system looks really neat and the linkage approach is clean and compact. Not sure if anyone has fitted these to a Nova though http://www.amequipment.com/wp-conten...9/801-1086.pdf


    And lastly Tricoparts used by Kym

    Pantograph Wiper Arm 660mm long (26"). Bridge width 45mm. Price
    $162.30 plus GST.

    Wiper Blade 460mm long (18"). Price $37.84 each plus GST.

    Pivot plate. The idler shaft to driven shaft length is 45mm
    (to suit wiper arm). The internal diameter of main hole that driven
    shaft locates into is 16mm. Price is $23.72 each plus GST.

    http://www.tricoproducts.com.au/
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    Quote Originally Posted by Buffy View Post
    http://thetoolboxshop.blogspot.co.uk...een-wiper.html

    Is this any good, found it a while ago

    Regards

    Buffy
    Yes indeed....many thanks!
    cheers

    Paul

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    As luck would have it - if anyone else is in need of a replacing their wiper set-up, I've just noticed that Sterling Sportscars have (fairly recently - since the last time I visited their site) started to offer a full washer/wiper kit, including the motor/linkage, pantograph arm, blade, rotary switch & an integrated washer bottle/pump, for about $280 (approx £180) plus P&P...

    P.
    cheers

    Paul

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    Quote Originally Posted by Buffy View Post
    http://thetoolboxshop.blogspot.co.uk...een-wiper.html

    Is this any good, found it a while ago

    Regards

    Buffy
    Never realised they used my blog to run their own.

    Their service was excellent. I spent a good bit of time on the phone them and they were happy to send a selection for me to pick from.

    I then returned what I didn't use and they refunded immediately.

    I will be ordering exactly the same set up for the current project once I look to fit the canopy.
    All the best,

    Jim

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    Jim
    When i was conducting the original research for my car it was surprising how many times nena came up in google searches.
    A lovely car and a benchmark which I am working towards.
    Regards
    Mark

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