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Old 18-09-2011, 17:35   #1
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What Do 'these' Control ?

this is a photo of some controls on my helm
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they control air pressure lines
any ideas?
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Re: What Do 'these' Control ?

Windshield wipers
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Old 18-09-2011, 18:06   #4
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Where do they lead?
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Old 18-09-2011, 20:36   #5
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Re: What Do 'these' Control ?

yes correct windshield washers.they lead to the windshield. wipers were long since removed so thanks you you I took one more piece of the past off of it
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Re: What Do 'these' Control ?

Gee, I'd hoped they led to three different air horns.
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Or a tiny calliope...

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yes correct windshield washers.they lead to the windshield. wipers were long since removed so thanks you you I took one more piece of the past off of it
Speed controls for vacumn-operated wiper motors. Anyone old enough to remember when car wipers sped up or slowed down with engine vacumn created in the carb?
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indeed I do! Wasn't old enough to drive at the time but did find the system interesting
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And you could disconnect the line under the dash and shove it down into a quart of oil and lay a smokescreen that even the smartest small town cop couldn't find his way through.
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And you could disconnect the line under the dash and shove it down into a quart of oil and lay a smokescreen that even the smartest small town cop couldn't find his way through.
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not wasted---experimenting.......

lol i wont comment ont he wiper speed post....LOL i am old enough for that one.
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indeed I do! Wasn't old enough to drive at the time but did find the system interesting
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And you could disconnect the line under the dash and shove it down into a quart of oil and lay a smokescreen that even the smartest small town cop couldn't find his way through.

Man, wish I'd known this!
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