[Healeys] Wiper rack fit

Michael MacLean springer.mike51 at gmail.com
Sun May 15 07:23:47 MDT 2022

Not sure which motor I have (see photo) , but the rack is in flexible outer
sheaths as you describe in your response.
Mike MacLean

On Sun, May 15, 2022, 4:22 AM john harper <ah100tech at gmail.com> wrote:

> Mike
> It is not easy a make any suggestion until we have a better idea of which
> wiper system you have.
> BN1s have the Lucas CRT wiper motor with the driving inner cables in
> flexible outers. They can only park the blades by turning off the power at
> the appropriate time
> BN2s have a Lucas DR2 motor that has a self-canceling feature. The outer
> of the cable runs in solid tubes that are of individual lengths. The main
> difference on the BN2 is that a unique mounting bracket for the motor is
> welded on the inner body.
> Regards
> On Sat, 14 May 2022 at 21:01, Michael MacLean via Healeys <
> healeys at autox.team.net> wrote:
>> Trying to install the wiper rack and motor back into the BN2.  I find the
>> spindle nearest the wiper motor is just short of the hole in the shroud.
>> Not sure if it fit before the shroud was removed and put back on because
>> the rack and motor was given to me as a used setup for the 100 complete.
>> At least I think it is for a 100.  Anyone tell me what a BN2 wiper motor
>> looks like?  The distance between the two spindles is correct.  When I put
>> the spindles in place in the two holes in the shroud the rack does not
>> reach the wiper motor by 1/4 to 1/2 inch.  I bought a complete new rack
>> with spindles from the UK, but the tubing that connects to the wiper motor
>> is a straight piece of tubing, not curved like the original one.  I have
>> not compared it to the original curved one for length, but I suspect it is
>> short also.  Short of trying to make one myself, are there any vendors that
>> custom make the tubing in different lengths for the wiper rack?
>> Mike MacLean
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