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· Kambo
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Just thought I would share my experience with the rear wiper delete mod. Tools needed Adjustable wrench, flat head & philips head screwdriver (small) for prying, clear silicone, one 7/8" metal or plastic plug. Im sorry for not taking a pic of the plug. But they can be found at the home depot in the hardware section in the drawers. I painted mine black to match. Total time 30 min average

OK Just pry here on both sides to remove the 3rd break light housing.






next remove these tabs under the 3rd break light housing. this will allow you to remove the pillar covers on both sides


ok on the pillar you have the plastic ball things that your rear cargo tray hang from..


Now I didnt know this before i ripped them out,,, but if you pull on the end of the ball...


The ball slides out unlocking the pin


then it will pull right out...


remove both pillar covers


one Philips head screw to remove in the handle used for closing the hatch


also remove the two plastic pins here


next remove the bottom and last panel just pry and it will pop off.



there all the covers removed..


before you unbolt the wiper motor assembly remove the wiper first. Pop the cover off the wiper arm


use an adjustable wrench to remove the nut on the wiper arm


WARNING do not use hard objects. like a metal screw driver to pry your wiper off, you may crack your rear window :argh 1: Big $$ -- it is stubborn so I had some liquid wrench and soaked it for a few min. lift the wiper off the glass and wiggle it back and forward it should break free. Not to tough.


unplug the wiper motor..


here is the wiper motor assembly there are 3 bolts not sure what size I just used a adjustable wrench


next remove the motor assembly and the motor will fall out of the hole.


motor assembly removed


next remove the rubber grommet..




clean the glass hole real good and apply a small amount of the clear silicone on the bottom of plug and around the outside bottom of plug. Pop in place.


Clean up extra silicone and Rain X the back window










There ya go. Hope It helps :yes:
 

· Kambo
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I will have to post some hole car pics tomorrow ( dark already ). I live in Florida so NO snow, rain is seasonal, but mainly the dirt that collects there , Plus now I have a switchable PS in the rear. Could be used for something?? Thanks for your comments. I will take some better pics tomorrow when its clean :yes:
 

· Kambo
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Discussion Starter · #11 ·
Here are some far pics of whole car




 
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· Kambo
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Discussion Starter · #18 ·
It is in chrome.. It looksuch better in person, the best view is from the side. So when I pass someone they see it very well
 
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