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Wiper blades ??
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Re: Wiper blades ??
« Reply #1 on: September 24, 2010, 12:20:41 AM »
Its a good place to buy, but I would got for Bosch Aero Twin. I've had mine well... I've never changed them! A few people complained so perhaps quality isn't perfect.

One tip I recently discovered is not to use household window cleaner on cars windows\wipers. It contains silicone, Autoglym Fast Glass is good and silicone free.

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Re: Wiper blades ??
« Reply #2 on: September 24, 2010, 12:49:12 AM »
Auto Express Wiper Blade Test 2007
Auto EXpress Wiper Blade Test 2008

Hopefully that should give you an idea, had no personal experience of buying replacement blades, so I have no idea.


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Re: Wiper blades ??
« Reply #4 on: September 24, 2010, 09:25:32 AM »
Need some new wiper blades for my Mazda 3 are these any good or what would you recommend?

http://www.wiperblades.co.uk/products/detail/trico-nf536-neoform-flat-windscreen-wiper-blade-21-inch-and-trico-nf456-neoform-flat-windscreen-wiper-blade-18-inch-twin-pack/

I use their own version of the flat blade on my 6MPS. Absolutely brilliant. No need to go for the "expensive" Tricos. Gets more stars as well.

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Re: Wiper blades ??
« Reply #5 on: September 24, 2010, 09:28:59 AM »
You can get some forum discount from Opie Oils.

Worth a comparison.

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Re: Wiper blades ??
« Reply #6 on: September 24, 2010, 01:02:55 PM »
I found the original wipers better than the bosch aero ones I replaced them.

I've got a pair of the Trico ones to fit next but I don't want to fit them until I've aquapel'd the screen.

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Re: Wiper blades ??
« Reply #7 on: September 24, 2010, 01:16:31 PM »
Have you got some aquapel?  ;)
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Re: Wiper blades ??
« Reply #8 on: September 25, 2010, 09:08:39 AM »
Have you got some aquapel?  ;)
Not used my first lot yet. Can't get a "film" off my screen. Don't want to waste the stuff

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Re: Wiper blades ??
« Reply #9 on: September 25, 2010, 07:14:38 PM »
Have you tried methalated spirits to clean your film off?

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Re: Wiper blades ??
« Reply #10 on: September 26, 2010, 08:52:25 AM »
Have you tried methalated spirits to clean your film off?


I've gone to something as strong as household flash cleaner (neat) with no luck. Its almost like a pattern on the glass, not sure if its just normal but you can see the change in appearance between different areas of the screen when you wash it.

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Re: Wiper blades ??
« Reply #10 on: September 26, 2010, 08:52:25 AM »