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Old 05-09-2013, 08:42 AM   #1
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Headlight Washer pic/question

Just because I can I wash the headlights in the car sometimes. Last night I noticed water spraying straight up and making a mess. When I got home I noticed I seem to be missing the nozzles/tips that fit in the round holes. I don't have any idea what happened to them or when it happened.

Can someone post a pic of what they are supposed to look like? And where I can find that part. I looked on Pelican, but only see the whole assembly that is $200.00 I don't need the whole thing.

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I believe there is someone on the forum selling some individual nozzles. I think it was a post on painting them. Search might help you find them, good luck
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Old 05-09-2013, 10:32 AM   #3
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I found the "non-working" ones here on the forum.

I also contacted Porsche directly, and they said that they only sell the complete nozzle for $225.00. So I guess I am out of luck.

Anyone replace their front end and not need the nozzles anymore? I need them for both sides. Argh
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... sounds like some unscrupulous Porsche owner took yours!
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Old 09-25-2013, 08:27 AM   #5
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Talking Just the nozzles!

I've lost a few of these headlight washer jets/nozzles on my 986 too! I refuse to pay $200+ for a little round piece of plastic that, for the most part, only serves a minor cosmetic purpose. After finding a seller on eBay that sells just the nozzles for $40 a piece, I knew they could be found elsewhere at a better price!

FOUND THEM! For anyone that needs just the jet/nozzle, this is a BMW part for their e46 model's headlight washer. THEY ARE THE EXACT SAME ROUND NOZZLES! Two nozzles on this part. To avoid damaging the jet, I just cut the bottom under the nozzle and popped em out instead of pulling them out. Only $40 at your local BMW dealer!

BMW part number: 616 742 908 68

AND... The ones on eBay apparently are selling at $40 each... So for those of you that have the time and need gas money...
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Old 09-25-2013, 11:30 AM   #6
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Anyone replace their front end and not need the nozzles anymore? I need them for both sides. Argh
I don't recall the message, but did see someone replace the triangular corners to get rid of the washer as he didn't use them. A search might turn it up.

Ah. Here it is ...

DIY: Black Headlights

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