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Steve, don't use WD-40 on your clock.. Go to the Technical Resource Library (TRL) and you will find the information on repairing your clock. The link to the TRL is always part of my signature element.
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Wipers work great as long as you are accelerating, but not worth a crap coasting or going up a hill.

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My wipers works great while cruising and idle, but not while accelerating.........
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Spend the money and get the electric wipers like I and others have! You will love it and you won't want to go back. You can even get the washer mod for it and have windshield washers... See the TRL!
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D1 works well. Vacuum wipers works except when driving hills upwards (a conversion to electrical is on my list for future projects). Clock used to work but have stopped lately, I think it's only bad contact in the switch in the winding mechanism. Windshield washers have been removed by a previous owner. I've purchased a 61 Thunderbird electric one and plan to convert the old vacuum switch to an electric.
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Spend the money and get the electric wipers like I and others have! You will love it and you won't want to go back. You can even get the washer mod for it and have windshield washers... See the TRL!
My washers are already electric Biggest problem while driving in rain is that the wipers stops and turn back just between my eyes due to the panoramic window
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Use this on your original clock mechanisms. It worked for me. And the needle-point tip is great for getting the oil only where you need it.
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My wipers are hydraulic. The motor gets pressure after the steering box.
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Clock was disconnected by a previous owner so I assume it doesn't work. I converted to electric wipers last summer and they work great. D1 works fine as far as I can tell.
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If the clock hasnt been smashed with a hammer, there is a good chance you can get it working again.

It's really cool to see these old mechanisms working again.

I know I sure was tickled when mine started running again after just a bit of TLC.
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