C3 Vette Registry - The Best Resource on the Net for C3 Vettes! C3 Vette
Forums -> C3 Electrical
Not Logged In! Login or Register!  Users Online: 13 / Help 
Features  Find C3 Parts on ebay in only 2 or 3 clicks!  | Add YOUR C3 to the Registry

Supporting Vendors
VetteBookStore.com
Mid America Motorworks
Volunteer Vette Products
Bair's Corvettes
CorvetteClothing.com

C3 of the Month
None Current
Enter Yours Today!
Online C3 Show
13
C3s are Registered

Vanity Plates
REARN2GO
rearn2go72
Featured Links

Buy Now
Kindle
Kindle


Corvette: America's Sports Car Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow (Hardcover)
Corvette: America's Sports Car Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow (Hardcover)


Corvette by the Numbers
Corvette by the Numbers


The Corvette Dynasty (Hardcover)
The Corvette Dynasty (Hardcover)



| Hide Signatures and Profile Pics

 New Topic New Topic Post Reply Reply New Poll New Poll Search     Search Page [1]  
5/20/11 5:29am - Original Message: 'wiper pump'
theycallmered
Former Member
- Send Private Message


, - Australia

Vette(s):
Second-month production Shark, this 1968E was built up by original owner into 1969 ZR1 (L88 body with LT1 engine) for Club Racing. Body styling is from Maglioli's 1968 L88 "Le Mans" racer

Joined: 10/27/2010
Posts: 54
Continuing to learn far more than I thought I'd need to about 68 Vettes vs. the later years.

I'm discovering that the washer pump typically is mounted on the face of the wiper motor?  Mine, though, simply has a stamped plate on the front that covers the mechanism; and the pics I've seen suggest that the pump replaces that? Which makes me wonder why I've the plate and not the pump. 

Anyway, info on how to have a pump on the 68 w/b appreciated.  


____________________________________
1968E (2nd month production) convertible first registered California 1967 and a retired SCCA race car.  It is still race prepped and built up as a '69 ZR1 (announced '69 but not built until '70); i.e., the L88 car with LT1 motor.


 Reply Reply  Quote Reply w/Quote
 
Support C3VR!
Suport our advertisers
5/23/11 9:41pm - Reply: 'wiper pump'
dskopp
Former Member
- Send Private Message


Oak Creek, WI - USA

Vette(s):
1981 Great White Shark. Red Interior, 350/190hp. PS, PB (SS), A/C CC, T-Tops, Going to remain as Stock as possible. Served three years in Active Duty Army, then Retired Air Force after 34 years! Badger State Vetts Car Club. 175,000 Original miles!!

Joined: 5/21/2008
Posts: 1956
Joel !!!  Whats the answer???  Rolling On The Floor Laughing
Dan


____________________________________
          



(click to see a larger image)
 Reply Reply  Quote Reply w/Quote
5/24/11 2:29pm - Reply: 'wiper pump'
yostusota
Former Member
- Send Private Message


York, PA - USA

Vette(s):
1969 daytona conv. all original 350 350 380 4 sp w/air..and hard top

Joined: 5/18/2010
Posts: 1518
Is the plate you talk about plastic as it is just a cover..take a pic of it if you can..68 was its own deal..like my 69..everything has to be difficult..?? Do you really need the washer pump??? It is a race car anyhow!!! Do the wipers work? Does it click when you push in the wash motor button?

Rich

____________________________________

My first parade at Carlisle 2010
 Reply Reply  Quote Reply w/Quote
5/24/11 7:47pm - Reply: 'wiper pump'
theycallmered
Former Member
- Send Private Message


, - Australia

Vette(s):
Second-month production Shark, this 1968E was built up by original owner into 1969 ZR1 (L88 body with LT1 engine) for Club Racing. Body styling is from Maglioli's 1968 L88 "Le Mans" racer

Joined: 10/27/2010
Posts: 54
I guess I didn't ask my question properly.  And I should've included a pic.  

In my case, the wiper cover is an oem (and like several engine bay bits, chromed by the previous owner) with no provision for a pump to be mounted to it.

And so I should have asked:  my car is from the very first month of Shark production; at that time could they have been made without a wiper pump?  
Or was the pump mounted in a different, remote location?  I'm not clear yet on whether there is even wiring for a pump on this engine harness.

A pump is required for the car to be road registered here in Australia, unless it gets a club rego in which case it can only be driven to and from club events and at no other time.




____________________________________
1968E (2nd month production) convertible first registered California 1967 and a retired SCCA race car.  It is still race prepped and built up as a '69 ZR1 (announced '69 but not built until '70); i.e., the L88 car with LT1 motor.


 Reply Reply  Quote Reply w/Quote
5/24/11 10:56pm - Reply: 'wiper pump'
rraider1
Former Member
- Send Private Message


Woodland, WA - USA

Vette(s):
1977 T-Top,350,Auto Black Ruby Pearl,Steeroids R&P conversion

Joined: 10/14/2003
Posts: 1152
Do not know your answer for the 68 hope someone knows what was stock, but you can get after market washer pumps to get by the inspection here is an example most part stores carry them


____________________________________
Bob R
 Reply Reply  Quote Reply w/Quote
5/26/11 5:38pm - Reply: 'wiper pump'
theycallmered
Former Member
- Send Private Message


, - Australia

Vette(s):
Second-month production Shark, this 1968E was built up by original owner into 1969 ZR1 (L88 body with LT1 engine) for Club Racing. Body styling is from Maglioli's 1968 L88 "Le Mans" racer

Joined: 10/27/2010
Posts: 54
Thank you, rraider, I believe I'll go with your option.  A big thanks from Down Under Smile

____________________________________
1968E (2nd month production) convertible first registered California 1967 and a retired SCCA race car.  It is still race prepped and built up as a '69 ZR1 (announced '69 but not built until '70); i.e., the L88 car with LT1 motor.


 Reply Reply  Quote Reply w/Quote
 New Topic New Topic Post Reply Reply New Poll New Poll Search     Search Page [1]  
 Forums -> C3 Electrical
(Moderator: Adam Wartell, Norsky, Adams' Apple)
 

 
Official C3 Vette Registry Community:
Home | Forums | Email | Who's Online | Clubs | Events | Member Stats

Other Official C3 Vette Registry Areas:
Members | Research | Shop | My Account | About C3VR
 

Corvette is a registered trademark of the General Motors Corporation(GM) & Chevrolet Motor Division. Vette Registries, LLC is responsible for all site content (except for member submitted content or where otherwise noted) and does not claim or imply that Chevrolet or GM is responsible for Official C3 Vette Registry content. Vette Registries, LLC is independent from GM and is not affiliated with, sponsored or supported by GM.  Copyright/trademark/sales mark infringements are not intended, or implied and are in fact used to support GM, Chevrolet and Corvette

Official C3 Vette Registry content is Copyright 2001-2017, Vette Registries, LLC. Content may not be reused without written consent. All Rights Reserved. NS

Corvette (Vette) Model Years on this site: 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 30