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Old 06-09-2013, 12:02 PM
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Default Windshield washer nozzles are too far down the hood

Nozzles drives me insane. I have a long gravel driveway, get dusty and wipe my truck down at least once a day with spray detailer, a sickness I have. I buy spray detailer just like some people buy a pack of smokes each day. They must put something addictive in that stuff. Anyways.....

What irks me is, I get washer fluid spots all over above the nozzle area because nozzles are too far down the hood. And If I am a hair dusty it makes mud. I have to clean up the area and thats the hardest part of the truck for me to reach. Its not like its a quick wipe, I have to pull out the step ladder and can only do that when at home. I can step on the tire and pull myself up but risk scratching the truck with my belt, wedding ring or pants button, plus I am getting older so I try to avoid moves like that these days, do enough of those movements at work in my construction job.

My nozzle rant...... even though its minor.
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I feel your pain. Dog gone truck is too tall for me. I have to use a heavy duty plastic step stool to clean windshield or wax middle of hood.
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It is dumb that they even come out of the hood, not sure why they didn't bury me in the plastic under the hood behind the wipers. Ugly and bad design.
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Hope you don't have to buy one of those spray things! Ice broke one on my '03 Dakota, $18.00!!! Was dealer only and none at salvage yard.
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I'm more interested in what DS you use....?
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I feel your pain. Dog gone truck is too tall for me. I have to use a heavy duty plastic step stool to clean windshield or wax middle of hood.
Wait until you hike me' up a bit.....

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luckily i carry a 3 step ladder with me almost always, for setting up my overhead sign
can't lift it into place from my side steps any more


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