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 Post subject: window washer clamp
PostPosted: Thu Jan 12, 2017 1:07 pm 
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Does any one have a pic of the clamp that holds the washer mechanism to the steering wheel shaft on a 54 ,or were to find one ? Thanks

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 Post subject: Re: window washer clamp
PostPosted: Thu Jan 12, 2017 8:33 pm 
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Hi Alfred,

It gets clamped to the defroster tube. Here's a photo of the one from my July 1953 coupe. It's basically two muffler clamps (of different diameter) welded together.

Contact Rick Albro. He's a registry member.

Also, which pump do you have?


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 11:50 am 
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Thanks James, I am not were the car is at this time, Up in Alaska for the next three weeks. But I can build that clamp, Just needed to see one. Not sure I have the right pump for the 54, I will look at the pump when I get back. Thanks Al an yes its is a cool -20 today

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 10:55 pm 
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Alaska! Fantastic! Good luck with the build. Contact Rick Albro if you need some tips.


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 14, 2017 4:37 am 
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Thanks James! Alfred some of the washer pumps had a spacer depending on weather you have the barrel shaped or the cylinder shaped pump. I think the same bracket was used but the barrel shaped pumps needed a bit more diameter... James did a great job of documenting the various pumps in the linked post.


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 14, 2017 12:30 pm 
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To add one more wrinkle, the original bracket from my car is actually sized exactly for the barrel pump used in 1953. Here's a photo showing the perfect fit.

Rick restored the pump for me - remade the barrel-shaped housing - and did a tremendous job!


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