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Old 11-19-2009, 06:28 AM   #1
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Windshield Wiper arms

I need to take off the cowl vent on my 69 Stepside in order to replace my drivers side front fender. But i don't know how to take off the Windshield wiper arms? All advice is appreciated. thank you!
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Old 11-19-2009, 08:35 AM   #2
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Re: Windshield Wiper arms

They are splined and pull straight off
Depending upon the condition of you truck you can take a screw driver and stick underneath the wiper arm near the base and pry
Use several layers of shop towels between the screwdriver and the paint to keep from scratching the paint
You can also use a c clip tool used to remove the c clips on your window crank and door handles - same thing goes as before - protect the paint
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Old 11-19-2009, 10:24 AM   #3
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Re: Windshield Wiper arms

Some of them you have to lift on the arm at the same time you're trying to remove them. I use a towel and a claw hammer and sometimes a small crowbar. Go slow and work around it until it loosens up. After many years they can get stuck.
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Old 11-19-2009, 10:48 AM   #4
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Re: Windshield Wiper arms

Snap on makes a tool that makes this easier. part number is A192, about $10.
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Old 11-19-2009, 11:27 AM   #5
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Re: Windshield Wiper arms

on a side note, does anyone know of nice windshield wiper arms for sale? chrome? or something a bit nicer?
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