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    D.I.Y Windscreen wiper jets upgrade

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    The part number is 85381-0K010 and you will need 2 of these.

    The simple replacement procedure is here:
    http://www.pradopoint.com/showthread...l=1#post218423
    Quote Originally Posted by DocK View Post
    This may have been mentioned before - I might have missed it in the thread - But just a small point to help when removing the originals and keep them intact without breaking them. I guess I like to have lots of spares around the place.

    On the bonnet up near the windscreen you will see a hole - ideally placed to put in a small flat screwdriver to push up the rear lug on the washer jet. First, push the front lug free with a screwdriver, gently lever up, then push the rear lug off using a flat screwdriver going up thru the hole and then remove the washer jet intact - leave the hose attached. Pull it all through then remove the washer jet, replace with the hilux jet, push back into place.

    Thanks PP's great idea and works well.
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    Crikeys Matt

    Talk about detail!! Great stuff.

    If this works, Toyota is going to suddenly start worrying about the failure rate of Hilux washer jets - 'cause we'll all be buying them!!

    Wonder if a set could be hooked up to do the headlights as well???!!!
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    Headlight washers would make it easier to (legally) fit HID upgrades for the standard headlights.

    As I understand it (not sure if this has changed recently though), the current Australias Design Rules require self levelling rear suspension and headlight washers for the legal fitment of HID headlights.

    Regardless, headlight washers are a great safety feature - I think they were pioneered by Volvo. A lot of their top of the line cars in the 70's came fitted with them.

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    One of my neighbours has got himself a new Hilux. I wonder if he would notice the washer nozzles missing :lol: :lol:

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    I'm sure there are neighbours out there that occasionally (and usually secretly) indulge in a bit of nozzling!!

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    Just ask Fishnuts ops: ops: ops:

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    Nice clean job there, Matt.

    Thanks for the photos.

    Be interested to see if you can rig such a setup for the headlights.

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    Great job Matt

    Luv the way the new jets work.

    Cheers
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    Re: Windscreen wiper nozzle upgrade

    Quote Originally Posted by Pradogxlv6
    I checked out my new Hilux ute jets and they are brilliant.. the water is spread across the screen and the soap foams up real nice, like a steamcleaner..
    Good job Matt. I know the jets in my VE Commodore Berlina are worlds apart from the Prado or any other car I have ever owned. Looks like the new Hilux jets are the same style. I wonder if the new Holden ones are any cheaper than Toyota. Certainly appears to be a cheap & effective upgrade. Well done.
    Cheers - Byrnsie.

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    Great work. Such a simple idea, it makes you wonder why Toyota didn't think of it (especially if they can get $42- per car for them).
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    Top work, Squirt. :lol:

    Innovation and information - that's the pradopoint way.

    Well done Matt. Might be a worthy mod for the weekend.

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    What amazes me more is that Toyota are either manufacturing or purchasing two different washer sprays when it would have been more cost effective to stock just the one. However, maybe they figured that someone with a Prado would try a retrofit and tell everyone else so that they could get an extra $42 out of us :shock:
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    Jacto,
    A friend said the reason for the 2 different ones is that Prado made in Japan and Hilux in Thailand.

    Maybe that's the reason.

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