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I never liked the stock windshield washer nozzles. Has anyone tried swapping in nozzles from a different car? I don't like the two streams that the stock nozzles shoot; they just aren't very effective. I would like to find a nozzle that sends a mist over the whole windshield. Any ideas? Thanks,

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Hmm, I've never had a problem with the two streams as long as they're aimed properly. But I do like the spray my wife's Taurus puts out.
 

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i was actually thinking about shaving mine off since I don't really use them and wax always builds up around them... and I always have windex and a roll of paper towels in my trunk anyway.

BUT I did decide to keep them just in case.
 

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I took mine off, along with the tubing and the resevoir (replaced by an amplifer for the subwoofers ;) ) When I bought it the motor was dead and i never liked the way they looked either, so off they went.
 

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I like the shaved Idea. I hope you don't mind if I take it and do it to mine.

I'll just let the Hurricanes wash off the windshield.
 

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I would check with you state regulations on that. I believe they check the windshield washers during PA State Inspection, but I could be wrong about that. It makes sense to require them though, if you can't see where you're going because of a dirty windshield from a truck spraying mud on you or some other reason, you're a danger to everyone on the road near you.
 

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Weal son, down hear n 'bama we ant got no sissy enspekcions.... And this scares the crap out of me. But seriously I would do it for my Autox car, that sees very limited road time. Of course that is only on the nice days.

Btw- A car past me today held together by duct tape, with no exhaust!
 

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Can you get replacements from Toyota? My driver's side nozzle shoots up over my windshield; great for cleaning my T-tops, but not so much for cleaning my windshield :(
 

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Yes, you can move the nozzles around inside the black plastic housing to get them to point where you want them. I've used a small pair of pointy scissors to move them around. The two scissors points fit nicely into the two little spray holes and you can move them up and down, left and right, even rotate them in the nozzle.
 

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Fun thing to do is actually rotate the entire assembly so it's pointing at the sidewalk, or towards the front of your car.

Then spray people/other cars. It's best if the people in front of you have convertibles.
 

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My friend had a Ford Escort wagon and he pointed the rear windshield washer nozze backwards; he used to find people walking by or riding bikes and give 'em a good spray. How kind of him :angel:
 

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if you do get new nozzles, good luck getting the hoses plugged onto them, as the nozzles are mounted right above some of the bracing for the hood. my 86na came with no nozzles, and when i tried to put some in, i couldnt get the hoses plugged onto the nipples. i even tried installing the hoses onto the nozzles before installing them, but there wasnt enough space between the hood skin and the framework/bracing to get anything in there and grab the hose with...

but i have to say, the ones on my 89na work pretty well, especially the one to the far right on the passenger side.....

i can nail a car sitting about 10 feet behind me. :D
 
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