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Old 10th July 2008, 09:58 PM
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Post Replacement wipers - bosch aerotwins

Ever since new we've had problems with wiper blades on the forester and have gone through about 5 different sets in 3.5 years trying to find something that works and isn't annoying . The ones with two metal edge strips never gripped the rubber and the rubber has always worked it's way out and hit the edge of the windscreen after a couple of uses, the ones with integrated plastic frame/rubber were never the correct length and always shuddered.....

Earlier this week I took the OE brackets off the wiper arms and replaced them with bosch aerotwins, and after testing in the rain over the past few days I finaly have a set of wipers that work with rubber that won't dislodge.

http://www.bosch.com.au/content/lang...l/715_5934.htm

I picked them up from supercheap for about $23ea and they fit perfectly. Time will be the test, but straight up they are 10x better than OE and everything else I've tried.
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Old 11th July 2008, 09:18 AM
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I found genuine ones the only ones that worked for me, but not tried these
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Old 11th July 2008, 09:25 AM
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I agree with Rally, can't beat the genuine one's
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how much were they? iv'e used these silicoln ones from supacheap auto. they only last about 5-6 months but while they last they work a treat. probably the best i've used. i think there a Aunger brand. $10 a pair
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Old 11th July 2008, 10:42 AM
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Mine are on their last legs & are due to be replaced, so I might have to grab a set & see how the go.

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Old 11th July 2008, 08:38 PM
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Genuine ones were good(despite melb subaru stealership network trying to charge $80 inc fitting!) when whe had a genuine windscreen, but when it fractured and was replaced they chattered.
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To each other?
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Old 12th July 2008, 02:52 AM
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yep - couldn't shutem up :D
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Default '09 Forester Wiper Blades

I just replaced Blubaru's wipers with ones from the '09 Forester. They have an airfoil carrier and the drivers side blade is longer while the passenger side is shorter. They work GREAT!!! Lot's of folks on sf.org have done this and I haven't heard a bad thing yet.
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