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Reinstating Vacuum Wipers 1929 Model A Ford Sport Coupe

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As part of the fitting of the Scalded Dog inlet manifold and Stromberg 97 Carb the take off for the vacuum was no longer available in the same manner. The inlet manifold has a blanking plug underneath as standard. This was removed and replaced with a fuel line type fitting to create a vacuum take off of to power wiper motor

A piece of fuel pipe was attached to the fitting and mated with some vacuum pipe fed into the passenger compartment and added to the existing pipework to feed the motor

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Here are the results, wiper functioning once again.