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Wiper nuts - what size? Sources?

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Are these things made out of pot metal?
Is anybody have any sizes for these?
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Or where to get them?
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I sent a reply, but I don't think it made it through.

I think you are dealing with a high windshield car. I have a low windshield car, which are different, so if that is the case, I can't help much.

The early nuts are chrome plated brass, & the pivots are pot metal.

I went through the same search earlier this year for my car & couldn't find nuts. I did find that the thread on the early pivots is very close to M16-1.0, but not quite. The nuts I purchased were stainless steel lock nuts, but they were about 2 times as thick as the original nuts & used a larger wrench than the originals. I had the nuts machined down to be the same thickness as the originals, & they worked for me. Time permitting, & access to a mill, I may cut them down so they will use the same wrench as the original. If your in need of these nuts, I have several sets spare. I'll sell a pair for $10 to help offset the cost & machining. If they don't fit your pivots, just send them back for full refund.

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From the 311s tech wiki. I used them on my car.

MG Parts---Wiper Pivot Nuts--311-065 Chrome ----Around $3.00 ea. Rubber gskt / Seal 282-820 Around $2.75 ea. Moss Motors 800-235-6954 (I know for a fact these fit a 67.5 as I used them on mine.)
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Curtis wrote: Thu Sep 02, 2021 10:41 pm From the 311s tech wiki. I used them on my car.

MG Parts---Wiper Pivot Nuts--311-065 Chrome ----Around $3.00 ea. Rubber gskt / Seal 282-820 Around $2.75 ea. Moss Motors 800-235-6954 (I know for a fact these fit a 67.5 as I used them on mine.)
Current prices P/N 311-065, $1.99, (listed as Chrome, Nut) P/N 282-820 .79 cents (listed as Pad, Bezel)
What universe is this where prices have gone down over the years!?!
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DAC21 wrote: Fri Sep 03, 2021 4:05 am
Curtis wrote: Thu Sep 02, 2021 10:41 pm From the 311s tech wiki. I used them on my car.

MG Parts---Wiper Pivot Nuts--311-065 Chrome ----Around $3.00 ea. Rubber gskt / Seal 282-820 Around $2.75 ea. Moss Motors 800-235-6954 (I know for a fact these fit a 67.5 as I used them on mine.)
Current prices P/N 311-065, $1.99, (listed as Chrome, Nut) P/N 282-820 .79 cents (listed as Pad, Bezel)
What universe is this where prices have gone down over the years!?!
The MG universe 'cause it sure ain't the Datsun one!
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Thanks guys. Should have checked there first.
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Curtis wrote: Fri Sep 03, 2021 10:06 am
DAC21 wrote: Fri Sep 03, 2021 4:05 am
Curtis wrote: Thu Sep 02, 2021 10:41 pm From the 311s tech wiki. I used them on my car.

MG Parts---Wiper Pivot Nuts--311-065 Chrome ----Around $3.00 ea. Rubber gskt / Seal 282-820 Around $2.75 ea. Moss Motors 800-235-6954 (I know for a fact these fit a 67.5 as I used them on mine.)
Current prices P/N 311-065, $1.99, (listed as Chrome, Nut) P/N 282-820 .79 cents (listed as Pad, Bezel)
What universe is this where prices have gone down over the years!?!
The MG universe 'cause it sure ain't the Datsun one!
Kidding aside, I suspect the "Made in" Country has changed to the usual suspects.
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I also found the information in the wiki concerning the Moss nuts, so I ordered them. Nice nuts, but they didn't fit my 67.5. They are SAE threaded. I have a full bag of them if anyone wants to try one or two rather than buying them from Moss.

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Habitat.pat wrote: Sun Sep 05, 2021 9:50 am I also found the information in the wiki concerning the Moss nuts, so I ordered them. Nice nuts, but they didn't fit my 67.5. They are SAE threaded. I have a full bag of them if anyone wants to try one or two rather than buying them from Moss.

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The new price is a few cents higher, but these don't fit on a 68. Nut is too small by like 1/16.
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Caliper was measuring the pivot between 11/16 and 87/128