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Old 20th March 2008, 16:55   #16
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two important points -
1) Buy Bosch Aero twin wipers only with dealers with holographic cartons ... else they are fake ... and Bosch Arerotwins are FAR FAR ahead than others ...
2) you can find the people whom you want to redress your problem at Bosch in India
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Old 20th March 2008, 17:07   #17
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I have been using Bosch wipers for the last two years and I never had any issue. Probably, this season I will have to change as the wiping is not as perfect as it was during the last season.
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Old 20th March 2008, 17:17   #18
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i've been using bosch wiper blades on my maruti 1000 for the last 2 yrs..... works well. no streaking, no cracking nothing! its still going strong. mayb u landed up wit poor quality fakes!

have installed a pair in my car 4 months back. So far so good. Hopefully it works fine.
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Old 20th March 2008, 17:31   #19
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John,

Do we get any chance to use the Wiper's man?
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Old 20th March 2008, 17:49   #20
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John,

Do we get any chance to use the Wiper's man?

I use them all the time to clear the muck from the screen (Not advisable on your brand new i10 though)
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Old 20th March 2008, 18:18   #21
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What are the prices of Bosch?
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Old 21st March 2008, 00:49   #22
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Prices are same as the Syndicate ones I believe. I got mine from MASS only and it came as MGP package. But I'm totally unsatisfied with the result. It's not even a year old and already it's streaking so badly that I feel like getting rid of them ASAP.
BTW, can there be any issue with the windshield glass itself ? What other reasons that may lead to a not properly clean glass even if the wiper is good ?
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Old 21st March 2008, 00:55   #23
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I recently bought syndicate ones for 250 cause the dealer said the bosch ones were for 800 or above and it's better to just use and throw syndicate every year rather than buy bosch for 800 above and use for 2 or 3 yrs. Is this a better option for Mumbai.

For streaking you can try sandpaper on your wiper blades. Dont remember exactly but some particular quality of sand paper. will post a picture of the article when i find it.
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Old 21st March 2008, 01:15   #24
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the price for a pair is Rs.250 in delhi, i recently bought them for my car but let me tell you 90% of the market is filled with fakes and unfortunately i got the same as i asked my father's driver to get it for me.
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If I can remember correctly it was something in the range of 400-500 Rs. Can't remember the price exactly, btw it was for Baleno.
Please do post the article about using sand paper.
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Bosch blades for a Baleno should be under 400. I paid less than 400, but I can't remember exactly how much.
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Old 21st March 2008, 01:27   #27
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These fakes have even better packing than the original but the difference is original BOSCH blades come in a dual blade format integrated in one blade for maximum water displacement and is thicker than what you would normally get as OE or aftermarket wipers. i know it would be hard to understad w'o a pic so am sorry!!:-D
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Old 21st March 2008, 01:51   #28
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Arrow Slippery & Smooth

Wiper blades can become dull and unevenly worn after some time.
They then leave streaks of water and marks on the windscreen.

To make them smooth and even again, simply wet sand them with 400 or higher grade sand or polish paper.
Not only will the life of the blades be extended, but the windscreen will be cleaner too.
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Old 22nd March 2008, 00:10   #29
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Hey Xehaust, have you tried it ?? I would try it once,anyway wiper blades are not working satisfactorily.
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Old 22nd March 2008, 03:17   #30
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Nope, havnt tried it, was thinking of doing this but my windscreen is badly scratched so will be getting it buffed. So dint want to take a chance with my 2 year old wipers scratching it again so i went out and bought new ones.
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