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Re: [T3] Hella Intermittent Wiper Add-on # 5WA 001 871-041 12V

On 2 Apr 2006 at 20:31, Will McCreight wrote:

> Mike Robert J. Squirrel Elliott on 3/11/2005 in 
> rec.autos.makers.vw.aircooled (who also had the previous post I quoted), 
> later stated in another email:

I believe that's "Rocket J. Squirrel." He's an interesting, 
thoughtful, and resourceful type 2 owner over on the VW aircooled 

> "I wanted to add delay ("intermittent operation") to the Wonderbus's
> windshield wipers. The Wonderbus has a 12V system, with 2-speed wipers
> and dash-mounted switch. I purchased and assembled a Velleman wiper
> delay kit, soldered the bits onto the circuit board, and wired it in and
> Hey Presto! I now have three delay settings in addition to the original
> slow/fast settings.
> I have posted two .pdf files (you'll need the free Adobe Reader software
> to view them) showing the stock wiper wiring, and the modified wiper
> wiring with details about the kit itself and how I mounted it at:
> http://users.adelphia.net/~elliottfamily/Wonderbus/Stock_71_Bus_Wiper...
> http://users.adelphia.net/~elliottfamily/Wonderbus/Modified_71_Bus_Wi...
> I can't confirm that it would work with other wiper wiring versions, but
> a glance at the three flavors of wiper wirings posted at Speedy Jim's
> website (http://www.nls.net/mp/volks/htm/elec.htm) suggests that this
> modification will work with the steering column-mounted 12V, 2-speed
> version without any modification.

My guess is that if you follow his lead it will take you toward 
success, assuming your relay box has not been damaged.

Jim Adney, jadney@vwtype3.org
Madison, Wisconsin, USA

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