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GEN 2 Metal pieces by windshield wiper?

Discussion in 'Ford Raptor Exterior Forum [GEN 2]' started by Mike svt, May 11, 2020.

  1. Mike svt

    Mike svt Member

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    Can anyone tell me what these are and where they came from found right by windshield wiper? [​IMG]


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    I found the same pieces of metal on mine. Don't know where they came from.
     
  3. Tin Can Rap

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    Those are locating keys that are used to properly align your wipers when installing them at the factory.

    I have read that they are used for assembly and can be discarded; others have stated that they are necessary and should be reinstalled.

    Mine fell out a long time ago, but I kept them to align my wipers when I remove my wiper cowl, for A pillar light install.
     
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    Interesting. How do they help align? I found mine in little slots in the cowl and discarded them.
     
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    Hmm... I found one also. I think it’s buried in the centre console.

    Edit: learned something new today
    Thanks for the answer @Tin Can Rap

    Stole these pics off the net.

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    Very interesting... and this is exactly why I like this site!
     
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    I looked everywhere for something that was missing or messed up when I found one of these. Thought I picked it up randomly from driving maybe, but seemed really odd. Thanks!
     
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    Found a set shortly after I got my truck. Was waiting for a windshield wiper to come flying off one day, as they looked like key ways to me.

    Now I know.
     
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    OMG thank you! I found one of these a few months back sitting at the bottom of my windshield. Had no idea where it came from or if it even was part of my truck.
     
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    I epoxied mine back in just to be anal. I knew what they were just wanted them in there
     

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