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Old 06-29-2008, 02:05 PM   #1
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Thumbs up Variable Intermittent Wiper Hack

I installed this hack a few weeks ago and finally found some time to make some instructions for everyone. It is the same as the kit that shows up on eBay every few weeks , but will cost you about $40 less. The site with the original instructions disappeared, so I have figured out how to do this and made a PDF you can download.

Basically, this hack enables the use of variable intermittent wipers in your 986 Boxster. It allows you to use a dash mounted dial to set your wipers to wipe at an interval between 4-30 seconds. This is a great addition to any Boxster especially if you drive in the rain. It is completely OEM and fully reversible (depending on a few choices).

You can get the instructions on my website which can be found here: Instructions
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This hack works great, and I hope you enjoy it!
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Old 06-30-2008, 12:55 PM   #2
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I think i already have this on my 986S, i have that same button in the insturctions site under my psm button, that mean i have it?
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Old 06-30-2008, 01:21 PM   #3
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Wiper dial was standard on the S. It was not even an option on the base Boxster, so you have to "hack" it on the 2.5 and 2.7.
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Hi, i've just fitted the hack, but any ideas why i only seem to have a max of a 2 second interval? I've double checked the instructions and all is as described.

Thanks, Andrew.
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Old 08-16-2012, 10:03 AM   #5
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have a link to the instructions you used that isn't dead? the original 2 in this thread are long gone.

Also, did you find the "kit" on ebay still?
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both links above are dead. or is it just me?
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This one works...

Wipers

I fixed mine tonight, there are two different dials. One way to tell them apart is the icon on the front. The first one I had had a different icon to the one shown in the instructions. Hence it would not work correctly.

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This one works...

Wipers

I fixed mine tonight, there are two different dials. One way to tell them apart is the icon on the front. The first one I had had a different icon to the one shown in the instructions. Hence it would not work correctly.

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Do you have the part number of the correct one?
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Old 08-17-2012, 01:08 AM   #9
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Bryan, the one listed in the instructions is the correct one. I did not check what i'd been sent, not thinking there would be two. It's incorrect part number is; 996 613 127 00. If you, as I was, are buying the parts used, you should be able to ask for the plug connector too, as that makes things a bit easier.
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