Sunday, January 13, 2008

Luftentnahmeschlauch für VW 1500!

I got this NOS Helphos windshield washer hose from Charlie Harlock a while back:

This is the accessory hose that draws air from the spare tire to keep the windshield washer reservoir pressurized. There's a check valve that ensures the spare's pressure doesn't get too low. I believe a similar part eventually became standard equipment on later Type 3s.

The VW 1500 version is considerably longer than the one for the 1200. Here's the instruction sheet:

[Insert "clean windshield at the expense of an inflated spare" joke here.]

1 comment:

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Great! my dad is looking for a washer hose like that. I am sure he will gonna be interested with this.