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Old 31st May 2010, 16:11   #361
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The Aerotwins rock. I've been using them from the last monsoon and cant ever live with a regular wiper again.
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Old 1st June 2010, 07:12   #362
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The Aerotwins rock. I've been using them from the last monsoon and cant ever live with a regular wiper again.
Wish I can figure out one for my Maruti 800 too.
Has anybody tried Bosch Aerotwins on their Maruti 800?
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Default Competition for the Bosch Aerotwin? There's more...

Turns out this variety of wiper blade is generically called
the low-profile "flat-blade" wiper.
Introduced in Europe in 2001 and in USA in 2005.

It has a curved flat design with one or two integrated spring flexor strips and typically a built-in spoiler.
This gives improved aerodynamics and aeroacoustics, reducing wind noise by upto three dB.

With sharper windshield rakes, blades have gotten longer. There is as a result, a new problem: wiper lift, caused by wind drag. As a result modern wipers have a windspoiler (airfoil section).
This is to improve blade-to-glass contact at high-speed.

Brands of flat-blade wiper other than the Bosch Aerotwin are:
Valeo Ultimate-Flat, Classic Fusion-Flat, Peak Optix-Flat, XOPC Flat, ...

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Turns out this variety of wiper blade is generically called
the low-profile "flat-blade" wiper.
Introduced in Europe in 2001 and in USA in 2005.

It has a curved flat design with one or two integrated spring flexor strips and typically a built-in spoiler.
This gives improved aerodynamics and aeroacoustics, reducing wind noise by upto three dB.

With sharper windshield rakes, blades have gotten longer. There is as a result, a new problem: wiper lift, caused by wind drag. As a result modern wipers have a windspoiler (airfoil section).
This is to improve blade-to-glass contact at high-speed.

Brands of flat-blade wiper other than the Bosch Aerotwin are:
Valeo Ultimate-Flat, Classic Fusion-Flat, Peak Optix-Flat, XOPC Flat, ...

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Good info, but do we get the other brands, i think we only get the BOsch ones here.
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Old 7th June 2010, 16:28   #365
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Which brand? Can you share the pics if possible?
Its Bosch naveen ji, got 1 pic, these look like any other wiper blade

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Old 7th June 2010, 17:33   #366
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Thanks Nick. Got these wipers installed yesterday. Works great..!
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Default BOSCH wiper blade problem

Dear Team BHP members,

I have recently bought a pair of BOSCH wiper set for Swift VDi and the installation was done by the shop people itself. Three days back when I was driving in the rain the passenger side blade came out of the stem and was hanging. This is happening continuously and I am worried since I have to drive during the nights. I have checked the clip and it is not broken. This is the second set of BOSCH wiper set having the problem. The earlier one the clip got broken and I have to change into new one.

Can anyone throw a light why this is happening and remedies if any? Many thanks in advance.


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Old 8th June 2010, 21:14   #368
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FYI (in case not discussed earlier) - EVO now have the BOSCH wipers for sale.
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[FONT='Century Gothic','sans-serif']Dear Team BHP members,[/FONT]

[FONT='Century Gothic','sans-serif']I have recently bought a pair of BOSCH wiper set for Swift VDi and the installation was done by the shop people itself. Three days back when I was driving in the rain the passenger side blade came out of the stem and was hanging. This is happening continuously and I am worried since I have to drive during the nights. I have checked the clip and it is not broken. This is the second set of BOSCH wiper set having the problem. The earlier one the clip got broken and I have to change into new one. [/FONT]

[FONT='Century Gothic','sans-serif']Can anyone throw a light why this is happening and remedies if any? Many thanks in advance. [/FONT]

same has happened with me, go back to the wiper installer and he will bend the rod (the lock which hold the wiper blade), and this will be resolved !!

(this worked in my case)
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naveen.raju and quadra, a PDF list is at this post
In the same attachment, they've listed City twice under Honda cars. I reckon the second one will be for Civic.
I've just picked up an used Civic, will most likely be changing to aerotwins soon.
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Old 9th June 2010, 16:12   #371
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Where i can buy a BOSH wiper for my Getz Prime in PUNE?
Price??
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(3 397 004 285 (single blade) -- 12" -- , Gypsy) has any one installed this on there gypsy how does it perform ,planning to change mine.
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same has happened with me, go back to the wiper installer and he will bend the rod (the lock which hold the wiper blade), and this will be resolved !!

(this worked in my case)
Dear Nick,

Thanks for the advice. Will go back to the installer
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Hey guys,

Looking for the Bosch Aero Twins for my Swift and called up the authorized dealer to find out the cost. Apparently, they are out of stock at the moment but will be available in 3 days. The model is Bosch Aero Twin for Swift 21"/19"
Part No - 3397 005 290. But they quoted me a price of rupees 1800-1900. Is this the cost? Does anyone know the MRP?
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Hello All,

I had fixed Bosch wipers on my M800 in the last monsoon. They worked perfect at that time. Good cleaning as well as no sound. But after a year of usage, they've started to produce lot of squeaking sound and the wipe is just ok .

My inference is that even Bosch wipers are same like any other brands. When new they perform well. But after some time, their performance deteriorate.

- Jose.
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