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Old 18th June 2009, 17:05   #181
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Just got Bosch wiper blades for my Swift and Maruti 800.

The problem is that the Maruti 800 is a Carb '95 Model and i am not sure if these clip on blades can be fitted on this model. Therefore, before i open the box i would like to know if its possible to fit these Bosch blades on this car.

P.s:- This model has a screw on system of some sort.

HELP!! It's going to start raining soon ;-)
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Old 19th June 2009, 09:21   #182
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You will need the SS adapter to fit these on older screw type models. Ask the shop where you bought the wipers from to get them.
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Old 20th June 2009, 21:00   #183
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Default Santro wipers - deviation in dimensions

Bosch wipers for santro are wider/longer than stock wipers. Passenger side wide is 420mm instead of 400mm. Has this caused any problem, any feedback from santro owners?

Similarly, rear wiper is shorter at 340mm instead of 350mm. This would mean less glass area being cleaned.
Another surprise, Bosch sells rear wipers in pairs for all applicable cars.
Why would anyone need two rear wipers? Or does Bosch expect the customer to have two cars of same make & model?
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Hi folks is it worth buying the Bosch aero twins or just the regular Bosch wipers will do ??
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Old 21st June 2009, 20:13   #185
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What is the size of a Skoda Octavia.
I am looking to change to Bosch.
The OE ones are not pretty good.
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Old 21st June 2009, 20:51   #186
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@ abhinav.gupta88:
Bosch catalog states 530mm (21") and 480mm (19") for the set, part number is '3 397 010 053'.
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Old 22nd June 2009, 04:02   #187
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Is that flexible one like that seen on Skoda Laura available for other Indian cars. Am looking that type for my zen!

Please Help.
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Old 22nd June 2009, 18:51   #188
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wat is the difference in bosch aero twins and regular bosch wipers...

regulars are for 340/- mrp for swift
aero twins for 1850/- mrp for swift

are aero twins worth that kind of money

If somebody can write a review if used both the products it would be very helpful to all the bhpians
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Old 22nd June 2009, 18:55   #189
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The flexible owns I feel do a better job than the normal ones and also last quite a bit longer. But all the cars I have seen them, have a spray washer rather than a nozzle with pointed flow.
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Old 24th June 2009, 12:52   #190
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Default Bosch wiper blades for Safari

My Safari wipers were a year old and had become hard. So I thought of changing the blades to Bosch ones. Checked on this thread and bought the 22" Bosch Blades last sunday from Bangalore Distributor at J C Road.

When I replaced the old one with new ones, I found that the right one of the stock was longer (I think 24") and left one was shorter (20"). Now I was surprised to see this. My Maruti 800 has the same size for both sides!!! Later I came to know that the newer cars have diff. length wipers. Now, the left side (which was shorter) wiper is replaced with a 22". So a small portion say about 0.5" extends beyond the windshield glass and rests over the bubber beading.

Do you guys think this can create any problems? I did not have chance to test them out yet, since it did not rain after sunday . I also replaced the rear wiper with 13.5" Bosch and found that the stock one was shorter (may be 12.5"). However this is good for me since the new wipers will clean more glass and does not extend beyond the windshield.

Has any Safari owners faced this issue before?

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NitVin you just need to bend the blade just a wee bit to make it fall in line (literally). If you're unsure about it or built like Shwaznegar you'd do well to take it to a mechanic or the shop where you picked it up from.
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So a small portion say about 0.5" extends beyond the windshield glass and rests over the bubber beading.

Do you guys think this can create any problems?
Cut the rest off - but do it neatly
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Old 29th June 2009, 11:55   #193
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Cut the rest off - but do it neatly
With what can I cut it off? Remember its not just the bubber, there is a metal piece also needs to be cut.
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With what can I cut it off? Remember its not just the bubber, there is a metal piece also needs to be cut.
it can be cut perfectly with a Hacksaw blade. however after cutting file the edges with a file, or the back filer portion of a nail cutter so that you dont gets cuts on your hand due to wipers while cleaning your car
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whats so special about aero wipers?
i have to get wipers of my accent replaced
are they worthy enough of spending 1800 bucks over 350 for regular bosch?
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