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Unread 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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I found genuine ones the only ones that worked for me, but not tried these
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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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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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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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I recently replaced my front wiper blades as they were starting to perish.

I went with the Bosch Aerotwin single blades. WOW...

I got them from Super Cheap Auto. The part numbers BBA4 and BBA5.

They were $26 each. Not cheap, I know, but far out they look sweet on and work a treat. I now get a streak free clean window every time.

I guess time will tell how long they last and how long the stick to the window for.

Anyway. I'm happy.
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I got them from Super Cheap Auto. The part numbers BBA4 and BBA5.
I bought the same ones about 2 months ago (Bosch Aerotwin single blades) from Super Cheap Auto also.

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They were $26 each. Not cheap, I know, but far out they look sweet on and work a treat. I now get a streak free clean window every time.
A little pricey, yes, but all I can say is that they are absolutely brilliant
They hug the window beautifully & are also whisper quiet
So when it comes time to replace them I will most definitely be buying them again

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I replaced the wiper blades on my forester last week with the metal backs (2 x metal bars) and the set before them were the same, the only reason I replaced them was because they had perished over time, can't remember when I last put them on.

Good to read about the Aero's though, I'll give them a run next time.
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