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Jerry Forrester
12-12-2017, 02:46 PM
Making progress. A little at a time.
Installed the wiper motor today.
https://i.imgur.com/qk8lW8v.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/VRP5CGC.jpg

Maximus
12-12-2017, 03:13 PM
That is one nice looking wiper motor!

wdills
12-12-2017, 03:31 PM
That's purrdy. Is the motor housing painted or plated?

swvalcon
12-12-2017, 04:18 PM
Jerry not to change the subject here but did you get the electric steering to work?

Noxnabaker
12-12-2017, 05:32 PM
OOOooohhh . . .
Please tell us more about that beauty!
:)

(If it doesn't bother you to much...)

Jerry Forrester
12-12-2017, 07:17 PM
That's purrdy. Is the motor housing painted or plated?

The motor housing is painted with Krylon dull aluminum. The mounting bracket and the cover are fresh out of the chrome tank.

Jerry Forrester
12-12-2017, 07:21 PM
Jerry not to change the subject here but did you get the electric steering to work?

Not yet. It takes me longer to build a car than it used to. The forum will be the first to get a review if and when he's drive-able.

Jerry Forrester
12-12-2017, 07:23 PM
OOOooohhh . . .
Please tell us more about that beauty!
:)

It's just a wiper motor. with a chrome cover.

63t-cab
12-12-2017, 07:35 PM
Not sure if You ever posted this before, but what set up is perched between those Chrome Valve Covers :!:


Making progress. A little at a time.
Installed the wiper motor today.
https://i.imgur.com/qk8lW8v.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/VRP5CGC.jpg

bezhawk
12-12-2017, 08:15 PM
Is that an old Cal-Custom/Hawk air cleaner? Or is it a 67 Buick? What is the wiper cover from?

spokejr
12-13-2017, 07:50 AM
It's just a wiper motor. with a chrome cover.

But Jerry, you've been looking at the quality of your own work so long, you've lost touch with what the rest of the industry calls good. A pedestrian part like that, all cleaned up proper with superior prep work before going into the tank looks amazing. A liitle bit of chrome, all done perfect, is far better than a lot done okay.

52-fan
12-13-2017, 09:17 AM
But Jerry, you've been looking at the quality of your own work so long, you've lost touch with what the rest of the industry calls good. A pedestrian part like that, all cleaned up proper with superior prep work before going into the tank looks amazing. A liitle bit of chrome, all done perfect, is far better than a lot done okay.

Or a wiper motor sprayed along with the rest of the car. :o Your example is top drawer. :)

JRoberts
12-13-2017, 09:20 AM
That is a great looking piece. It makes the firewall really pop. Another detail that adds to the quality and look of the car. Buttercup is lucky to have you for an owner.:!:

Jerry Forrester
12-13-2017, 01:43 PM
Is that an old Cal-Custom/Hawk air cleaner?
I think it's a MrGasket/Rodware item. It takes a 2"X10" element. It's no longer being produced.
Here'e a couple or three better pictures of it.
https://i.imgur.com/6hqsGxx.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/Psa4iMU.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/q6UocNy.jpg



What is the wiper cover from?
It's an idea I stole from Brian Woody, ('woodysrods' here on the forum).
Here's the thread about it from 10-30-2013.
The part number is down close to the end of the thread.
http://forum.studebakerdriversclub.com/showthread.php?76264-Windshield-Wiper-for-C-K&highlight=wiper+motor

Jerry Forrester
12-13-2017, 01:45 PM
That is one nice looking wiper motor!

Thanks Paul. I just hope I can get the rest of the car looking as good.

Jerry Forrester
12-13-2017, 01:48 PM
Not sure if You ever posted this before, but what set up is perched between those Chrome Valve Covers :!:

Hey Joe. If you mean the air cleaner, see the reply I made to Brad Bez.

Studedude
12-13-2017, 03:41 PM
https://i.imgur.com/q6UocNy.jpg
Man, I sure like that gold paint with the chrome!!

Jerry Forrester
12-13-2017, 04:27 PM
Man, I sure like that gold paint with the chrome!!
Yes, it does look good. BUT, even though the engine is already installed, I am going to pull it back out, strip all the gold paint off it and paint it black.
Every time I look at it I think of Sheba. Not because of her engine color but because of those gawd awful knock-offs she got stuck with on those gawd awful Pontaic wheels.
I wouldn't be so hard on you if you would post more on the forum instead of sitting in your quonset hut all day looking for pictures on your computer to post in the Americana Studebaker thread.
Ya know I love ya. In a brotherly way, not in that other way. <G>
And before you ask, yes, I am sitting in a chair as I type this. <GG>

63t-cab
12-13-2017, 08:10 PM
Oh ok I thought maybe it was F.I. ? Jerry I see You're going back to Black, but I too really like the Gold :!:


Hey Joe. If you mean the air cleaner, see the reply I made to Brad Bez.

Skip Lackie
12-14-2017, 10:28 AM
I wouldn't be so hard on you if you would post more on the forum instead of sitting in your quonset hut all day looking for pictures on your computer to post in the Americana Studebaker thread.
Ya know I love ya. In a brotherly way, not in that other way. <G>
And before you ask, yes, I am sitting in a chair as I type this. <GG>

Dave-
I second the above motion(s). We could (occasionally) benefit from your wit and wisdom.

Studedude
12-14-2017, 06:05 PM
Dave-
I second the above motion(s). We could (occasionally) benefit from your wit and wisdom.
Thanks, Jerry (I think. <G>) and Skip... I think I have told ya every thing I know, though. <G>

When you don't have a chrome shop, you just color match the wiper motor the best ya can:
69123

Jerry Forrester
12-14-2017, 07:01 PM
Thanks, Jerry (I think. <G>) and Skip... I think I have told ya every thing I know, though. <G>

When you don't have a chrome shop, you just color match the wiper motor the best ya can:
69123

A gold wiper motor. Now why didn't I think of that.

52-fan
12-15-2017, 12:03 PM
Just in case someone is looking for another alternative...I used rubbing compound on my wiper motor for a natural look. It has tarnished some over the last couple of years, but a clear coat might prevent that. I think it looks lots better than rattle can black and didn't take very long. I would like a cover over the exposed wiring.

Noxnabaker
12-15-2017, 03:03 PM
52-fan; when I tape the wiring I always use tape that's the same color as the car, I think that makes it rather nice, easy & cheap too.
;)