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Old 02-08-2020, 08:15 PM
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windscreen washer jets

is there a way to adjust the squirting angle of these? I know they can't be adjusted with a needle like with 'normal' cars (already tried this).
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is there a way to adjust the squirting angle of these? I know they can't be adjusted with a needle like with 'normal' cars (already tried this).
What I have done on my other cars is I upgrade the nozzle from another manufacturer's model that can fit but is an upgraded design. For example on my PT cruiser can upgrade the windshield wash nozzle from a chrysler pacifica.

Otherwise I can't help you. The nozzles on my 4.6 work great, no complaints.
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Old 02-08-2020, 10:26 PM
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Yes there is a way to do it.

Buy a set of o-ring or dental picks and insert it into the nozzle and basically bend them the direction you want (only works for +/- degrees) a little bit. I have done this before on my 68' mustang.

Remember to wiggle it 1st to make sure it doesn't stick in the tubing.

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Yes there is a way to do it.

Buy a set of o-ring or dental picks and insert it into the nozzle and basically bend them the direction you want (only works for +/- degrees) a little bit. I have done this before on my 68' mustang.

Remember to wiggle it 1st to make sure it doesn't stick in the tubing.

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No idea what this means haha. Do you have any links regarding this?
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Old 02-09-2020, 10:22 AM
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Sorry, no links.

Just stick the point of the dental pick into the sprayer hole and use the leverage to make the stream point where you want.

1st thing to remember is that it doesn't take much movement to change the aim a lot.

2nd thing is that aiming too high is bad as the windstream while moving must be taken into account NOT just having it hit where you want as it sits in your garage/shop/driveway.

3rd the pick will keep the tubing from kinking, but if you overdo it you WILL kink it past the depth that the pick is inserted.

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Sorry, no links.

Just stick the point of the dental pick into the sprayer hole and use the leverage to make the stream point where you want.

1st thing to remember is that it doesn't take much movement to change the aim a lot.

2nd thing is that aiming too high is bad as the windstream while moving must be taken into account NOT just having it hit where you want as it sits in your garage/shop/driveway.

3rd the pick will keep the tubing from kinking, but if you overdo it you WILL kink it past the depth that the pick is inserted.

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Check the link. You're not meant to be sticking anything in there as there is nothing to "adjust".
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Old 02-09-2020, 10:32 AM
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Yes, I KNOW that there is nothing inside to adjust.

The steps I gave were to shift the point of aim of the tube (opening) to fix the problem of where the stream goes.

Or someone could just buy a completely new spray head and hope it hits the point that is different than before....

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You have to have the long thin pick and you can get it to move very little, but it will adjust.

I mean a little (not a bunch) but unless yours is way way off it should help.

I don't know about using the pick to truly "reshape" the opening but it may be possible and if not then you'd be back to the buying a replacement nozzle set. At least this way you have a chance to save the expense.

Maybe you have a crust built up and the pick will dislodge it, if you are lucky

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