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Got a 2000 silver recently.

Did my first mod, the day I got it. I took out the rear wiper motor & assembly. Savings of probably 5 lbs, and mabye a bit better drag coefficient. :lol:

Pics to come. :)
 

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Did you find the appropriate plug for it? If not I can look the part number up for you. I did the same thing.
 

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Cosworth said:
Got a 2000 silver recently.

Did my first mod, the day I got it. I took out the rear wiper motor & assembly. Savings of probably 5 lbs, and mabye a bit better drag coefficient. :lol:

Pics to come. :)
Great idea Cosworth. :!:

IMO without a delay wipe the wipers function is simply a bother. And Rain-X does a better job of keeping the glass clear.
 

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Sorry for the delay's. I had foregotten what I did with the file I kept with the part numbers. Turns out it was on my old old laptop. Anyways, part numbers:

Plug (nut): 90301-SR3-000 *Note, I had these backwards, fixed now
Bolt (optional): 90156-SH3-000

I honestly would recommend not getting their bolt as it's way too long and you'll end up having to use a fat stack of washers to make it work. Just get the plug which I think is ~$15 and take it to a hard ware store and find a suitable bolt. I believe it's a 6mm bolt. You'll use the stock rubber seal that goes around the wiper arm. Then get two washers so that when you tighten the bolt it puts pressure on the rubber seal

When dissassembling the area around the rear wiper there are some externally visable clips with a small circle in the center of them. If you press this little center in it will release the clip without breaking it.
 

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Well, it rains here, but I hate the rear-wiper. As long as you keep the glass clean, the water will bead off in the back. :)

I used a plug from Civic VX (these never came w/ rear-wiper). I believe what Rick has put up is probably something similar. A bil metal plug/nub. Then, you just get a big washer & a bolt to seal it.

I'll have the pic later tomorrow.
 

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You guys are right. As long as your rear windshield is clean, and definitely if it's been RainX'd, no water drops will build up there, they just fall away.

I noticed that while driving through rain, the rear windshield was nearly all clear, while the little rear/vertical window (a la CRX) was covered in droplets. (dead air there)
 

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With good aerodynamics, often the rear window is pretty much clean except when you slow down. It's nice to have the rear wiper, but it sure isn't used as much as the front ones.
 

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Stopped by the dealer yesterday to order the plug. He (svc mgr) advised the number I gave him:
Plug: 90156-SH3-000
was too long a number, so I told him it was off a 96 civic and we looked it up on his pc and I believe we settled on the one from the Civic VX as mentioned by Cosworth. For 2bucks and change I told him to get it and we'll find out. When I pick it up tomorrow I will repost with the part#. Took Rick advise and didn't order any bolt(s).
 

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Rick wrote:
Sorry for the delay's. I had foregotten what I did with the file I kept with the part numbers. Turns out it was on my old old laptop. Anyways, part numbers:

Plug: 90156-SH3-000
Bolt: 90301-SR3-000

I honestly would recommend not getting their bolt as it's way too long and you'll end up having to use a fat stack of washers to make it work. Just get the plug which I think is ~$15 and take it to a hard ware store and find a suitable bolt..................
I gave up on my dealer and did some searching on the net and discovered the
90301-SR3-000
is the part # you need to get to get the job done.

I ordered from one of the online Honda Parts Dealers.
Honda's part # 90301-SR3-000
Honda's Description NUT, RR. (6MM)

I just used one of the bolts that was removed from the wiper mount. It is the right thread. I did have to use a fender washer along with it though.
Just posting for clarification and future reference.
Took some detailed pics. If that might help someone, send me a PM.
(EDIT) For the record the rear wiper motor and blade have a combined weight of 2 lbs. 9 oz.
 

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Thanks for the correction, I just realized I did have those backwards. I'm going to fix the previous post.

If anyone wants, I can put together wiper removal kits if I get a few people interested.
 
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