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Old 21st September 2007, 13:34   #31
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i have used Fords OE viper blades and Bosch made. The original one were good but the replacement ones had to be replaced every 6 months. Then i switched to Bosch.. they are awesome smooth and better than OE. Its been more than a year since i switched, still going great. It is important you buy original Bosch spares. i got them at their factory store in adugodi. You can find their authorized dealers on their website.
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Old 21st September 2007, 14:05   #32
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I see her pic in your avatar and judging by what she holds in her mouth , she is in good control

I'm waiting for the next meet to take some well controlled pics of you for public viewing pleasure.
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Old 21st September 2007, 14:26   #33
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LOL that was a good one ajmat.

How expensive is Bosch?
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How expensive is Bosch?

550 for the pair that fits the Swift
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Old 21st September 2007, 16:01   #35
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I have tried both Bosch and Syndicate and some local brand of wipers on my indica and the diference in performance is just marginal.

I guess all of them have a limited life and need regular care and timely replacement
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"I can courier you- free of cost; a set of new Bosch blades that passed QC checks and were manufactured in a Bosch factory at the same time."

Thanks theMAG for the offer. I will take it up during the next change. But I'd love to meet you when I am in Bengalooroo. I go there quite frequently.
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I have tried both Bosch and Syndicate and some local brand of wipers on my indica and the diference in performance is just marginal.

I guess all of them have a limited life and need regular care and timely replacement
I completely agree with you.
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Thanks theMAG for the offer. I will take it up during the next change. But I'd love to meet you when I am in Bengalooroo. I go there quite frequently.
You're very welcome. PM me when you're here.
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Old 26th September 2007, 22:12   #39
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Can someone help me out with the wiper blade sizes for my 2003 Esteem ?

I recently switched over to Michelin Optimum high performance wipers for my Civic in the US and am immensely pleased with the results. I would like to have a set of the same wiper blades fitted on my Esteem when I come back to India.
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I recently switched over to Michelin Optimum high performance wipers for my Civic in the US
Michelin makes Wipers???
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Michelin makes Wipers???
It certainly does. Check these out. Michelin Radius™ Wiper Blades

Michelin Optimumô Wiper Blades

I did a bit of research and found out that both Radius and Optimum are one and the same high performance wiper blades offered by Michelin. It is named 'Radius' when sold at Walmart and 'Optimum' when sold at Target.

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If its rubber, I guess they may as well make it!

I'm off to search for those High Performance Michelin condoms!
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Old 27th September 2007, 20:51   #43
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Calling all baleno owners, can someone please post up dimensions/spec's(in terms of length)for a baleno's wiper please.

Mahesh is picking up them for me and I need to know the exact dimension(lengthwise), so that he can pick up the correct size.

Thanks in advance.
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Old 27th September 2007, 21:21   #44
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If its rubber, I guess they may as well make it!

I'm off to search for those High Performance Michelin condoms!
lol...
Recently changed to Bosch wipers. Really happy with them.
Do wiper fluids prevent clogging? My car's nozzles get clogged very often!
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Michelin makes Wipers???
Michelin do make wipers in collaboration with Pylon, but they're not very good.
I was using Bosch Icons earlier, which lasted OK - not as much as I would have liked them to.
Thought I would try on the Michelin Optimum (Radius, if you prefer) blades. They're useless; began streaking within 4 months.

Mind you, I do try and take care of my blades.
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