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Old 25th August 2009, 16:23   #301
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May be, I am one of those unlucky ones to have got bad quality wipers by Bosch. I still wonder how and why.

Dont take it with a pinch of salt! write to Bosch, i got mine replaced. This might be a case of one faulty product which they will happily replace for free. I had this kind of mind initially. I was completly sweept off my feet when the took this up very seriously. i have an appology mail form the dealer who sold them to me copying the whose who of bosch.


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Dont take it with a pinch of salt! write to Bosch, i got mine replaced. This might be a case of one faulty product which they will happily replace for free. I had this kind of mind initially. I was completly sweept off my feet when the took this up very seriously. i have an appology mail form the dealer who sold them to me copying the whose who of bosch.


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Thanks Pramod.

Initially I did think of writing to them about the quality of products they advertise and the one which they sell but later thought this is what their offering is as many have also shared their views on their quality.

Will try it out since I have the invoice and related details with me
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Any idea if the Aero Twin range is available for small cars like the Santro, i10, Alto etc?

If so what is the difference in terms of the cost when compared to a normal Bosch blade?
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Had been to Tamhini ghat yesterday. The new BOSCH wipers did quite well in the deluge there! That was the 1st time I got to try the new wipers. They are way better than the stock Syndicate stuff... but then they were old. Not sure how they compare with new Syndicate wipers.

Those of you not getting good results with BOSCH - are you sure your stuff is genuine?
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Any idea if the Aero Twin range is available for small cars like the Santro, i10, Alto etc?

If so what is the difference in terms of the cost when compared to a normal Bosch blade?
They are available for almost all cars, for a quick comparison, the lancer normal baldes are for 321 Rs and the aerotwins are for 1900 Rs. so do the calculations yourself. IMHO rubber parts detoriate with time and you will end up changing your wipers every year, spending money on aerotwins is not the right option because of the cost factor. The regular ones can do a fab job and will last a season without problems, change them next year as part of preventive maintance.

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They are available for almost all cars, for a quick comparison, the lancer normal baldes are for 321 Rs and the aerotwins are for 1900 Rs.
Woah! That's an insane price difference. I would prefer to stick to the normal ones.
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Woah! That's an insane price difference. I would prefer to stick to the normal ones.
Right. These days we have insane differences in people's incomes, so I think that translates to products with insane price differences, too. "targeted markets", you know!

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Woah! That's an insane price difference. I would prefer to stick to the normal ones.
And even if go for one of those pairs of Aerotwins, they are vulnerable to the attention of petty theives who can easily whack them off your car just in case you've parked in outside for a while.

They dont spare wheel caps today, Aerotwins will be booty for them.
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And even if go for one of those pairs of Aerotwins, they are vulnerable to the attention of petty theives who can easily whack them off your car just in case you've parked in outside for a while.

They dont spare wheel caps today, Aerotwins will be booty for them.

Woah never thought about that . they are very easy to remove and hence whack them, Aerotwins are waste unless you live in heavy snow prone areas or in the Westernghats in Agumbe where it always rains.

OT i have seen people loosing all four alloys in Delhi from a parked car, i think those techniques are coming down south slowly as well.
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can someone post a pic of these aerotwins. i want to see whats so special about them.
Check Linea/Fabia etc; they come with these.

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/attach...meless-box.jpg
http://www.bosch.co.th/content/langu...01AeroTwin.jpg
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The Accord, Civic, and the Jazz also come stock with Aerotwins.
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Less than 2 months since I put them on and the bosch blades have started to streak. I'm not impressed. Chinese junk.
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Just replaced the old Syndicate wipers on the Ikon with the single blade wipers from Bosch. To those who don't know, the Bosch office is situated opposite the entrance of Lakshmi Mills, a little distance away. Paid 325/- for the set. Imported by Mico (Bangalore) and made in Germany.

Clean glass now but will reserve judgement for later.
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Roy.S : Less than 2 months since I put them on and the bosch blades have started to streak. I'm not impressed. Chinese junk.
You have possibly picked up fakes.

I get my Bosch stuff from Vijaya Diesels on Siddaiah Road, opp Urvashi. This is the road between JC Road & Lalbagh Road. This place is the authorised Bosch outet, and I have picked up stuff from bulbs to batteries there. Prices are typically at 10% discount.
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Just replaced the old Syndicate wipers on the Ikon with the single blade wipers from Bosch. To those who don't know, the Bosch office is situated opposite the entrance of Lakshmi Mills, a little distance away. Paid 325/- for the set. Imported by Mico (Bangalore) and made in Germany.

Clean glass now but will reserve judgement for later.
Made in Germany?? Are you sure? My pack says its made in PRC and Imported and Marketed by MICO. Price is same - Rs. 325 (for Esteem).
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