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Old 12th August 2014, 23:35   #901
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I bought a pair of normal Bosch wipers for my Palio. Two rounds of wipes and two streaks are left behind on a freshly polished glass surface.

I'm getting rid of these wipers this week. Horrible quality. Hope the GM frameless wipers I got fare better!
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Old 13th August 2014, 11:03   #902
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Hi guys,

Need to change my WagonR Lxi (2007 model) wiper blades. Would like an economical BOSCH only wiper blades.
Any recommendations as to which one to go for? and also its price approximately.

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Where can I get Hella/Bosch wiper blades in Electronic city Bangalore area?
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Where can I get Hella/Bosch wiper blades in Electronic city Bangalore area?
At Konappana Agrahara signal, towards nice road there is a car accessories shop(next to the Airtel service center). You can check with them for the availability.
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For my Hyundai i20, I'm unable to source the rear wiper.

Checked with the dealer who changed the front ones for 400 odd but he said he would have to place an order for the rear wiper, it would cost 1000+

Anyone here changed the rear wiper for i20?
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For my Hyundai i20, I'm unable to source the rear wiper.

Checked with the dealer who changed the front ones for 400 odd but he said he would have to place an order for the rear wiper, it would cost 1000+

Anyone here changed the rear wiper for i20?
The rear wiper comes as a molded plastic piece and the price is approx 1000 bucks. And there is no after market option

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I've used the regular Bosch and Hella. I've found the regular Hella's to be better. The Hella Dynaedge are also very good.
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I've used the regular Bosch and Hella. I've found the regular Hella's to be better. The Hella Dynaedge are also very good.
Would this be a fair price for them:
http://www.ebay.in/itm/Hella-DynaEdg...e9041d0&_uhb=1


Hella DynaEdge Aerodynamic Car Wiper Blade Chevrolet Sail UVA
Frameless + Bill + 100% Original Hella + Warranty

Price:Rs. 1,499.00
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Would this be a fair price for them:
http://www.ebay.in/itm/Hella-DynaEdg...e9041d0&_uhb=1


Hella DynaEdge Aerodynamic Car Wiper Blade Chevrolet Sail UVA
Frameless + Bill + 100% Original Hella + Warranty

Price:Rs. 1,499.00
I think they can be cheaper. What are the exact sizes?
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Picked up a pair of Bosch clear advantage blades for my Swift. They came as a set and cost me ₹ 840/- after discount. Initial impression is satisfactory as the wipers tend to leave a smudge on the edges. Will update with more details after I undertake a long drive to Goa this weekend.
Are these wipers really better than the regular ones or was it just the aesthetics your reason for buying them?

I replaced the OEM wipers on my 4 year old swift last year but since I had no clue where to get the frameless wipers from I got the regular Bosch wipers. They work like a charm but if the frameless ones are even better I'd replace them whenever these wear out, please share your feedback.
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I’ve been using the Hella Dynaedge frameless ones for my Polo since the start of the monsoon this year. They’ve performed as good as the stock ones but they tend to be noisy and starts juddering when the mist of muddy water from the vehicle ahead, sprays on the windshield. This goes off after a while when there are rains to wash this off. Tends to be a bit irritating at times. As if the diesel noise wasn't enough!

The Punto and Linea comes with these framless wipers as a standard fitment. I wish other manufacturers followed suit. They look classy.

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Would this be a fair price for them:

Hella DynaEdge Aerodynamic Car Wiper Blade Chevrolet Sail UVA
Frameless + Bill + 100% Original Hella + Warranty

Price:Rs. 1,499.00
They look a bit on the higher side. I got mine for Rs. 1219 from Snapdeal. I couldn’t find one over there for the Sail UVA either.

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They’ve performed as good as the stock ones but they tend to be noisy and starts juddering when the mist of muddy water from the vehicle ahead, sprays on the windshield.
True this. Even with the supposed graphite coating, they start juddering during light showers after a few sweeps. They perform smoothly during proper rains. Mine, however, have started leaving streaks on the windshield near the outer edges even thought its only been a few months since I installed them on my Swift.

Overall, am not too happy with them. Infact, last monsoon, I had installed a Rs. 150 normal wiper (passenger side) on a temporary basis and that used to work more smoothly and cleaned more effectively.
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I’ve been using the Hella Dynaedge frameless ones for my Polo since the start of the monsoon this year. They’ve performed as good as the stock ones but they tend to be noisy and starts juddering when the mist of muddy water from the vehicle ahead, sprays on the windshield. This goes off after a while when there are rains to wash this off. Tends to be a bit irritating at times. As if the diesel noise wasn't enough!
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True this. Even with the supposed graphite coating, they start juddering during light showers after a few sweeps. They perform smoothly during proper rains. Mine, however, have started leaving streaks on the windshield near the outer edges even thought its only been a few months since I installed them on my Swift.
I have been using Numak Frame less wipers for around 6 months now. Not as good as aerotwin but does the job well. It's got the same juddering effect and leaves few streaks but performs well during heavy downpours. It looks the same as aerotwin wipers and for 500 bucks for a pair, it's a bargain.

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Old 28th August 2014, 19:35   #914
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I have a question about "flat" wiper blades- does that word refer to more of a flat frame, rather than actual cleaning blade? Asking this because I have noticed that all such wipers I have seen in reality or online only have a flat frame, but the cleaning rubber blade is similar in shape to the traditional ones. Due to that I guess/feel like they may not be too different in terms of judder, squeaks or scratch like lines left behind. Are there any wipers with flat cleaning surface available? If so, I was wondering those may offer a different wiping effect more like sponge or cloth.
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Old 29th August 2014, 12:00   #915
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Had a look at the opening post and realized that the only cars from that list that is still in production in the same shape are Santro, Indica, Scorpio and Gypsy. Even Wagon R and Alto got cosmetic makeups though the same old blade might be unchanged.

Mods,
Can we update the opening post with the latest list?

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