variable wiper

stevie_a

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I found this and wondered if it could be used for our Z3 cars?

It is a replacement relay for the intermittent wipers to make them variable

by other research same one in the Golf , and Astra

I know the boys and girls of the Lotus Elan M100 are now doing the conversion with a strait swop of the relay.

what are your thoughts?

http://www.saabcentral.com/techhelp/c900/intermittent_wipers.php
 

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I guess it is possible to use the VWs relay but you would need to make a harness as the two are not interchangeable. There is supposed to be an intermittent programmable wiper module,, see the link below.

bmw z3 wiper relay

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I think our cars already have them fitted, I can certainly alter the spread on mine with the method in the advert?

It does say as fitted to European vehicles and replaces the US Specified item.
 

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I think I need to give this a try if I can get the z3 of the wife tomorrow.

In saying that I think my car was a German import.
 

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I can now confirm that my car does not have this

can someone tell me if it is standard on UK cars?
 
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According to the manual the intermittent interval is controlled automatically by the vehicle speed.

But does not explain why I can alter mine and you can't, can only assume that this module has been retrofitted at some stage, if it is not a standard fit.

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my car intermittent is 8 to 9 seconds when driving no mater what speed,
 
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