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    Front Wipers

    Just a quick one.

    dealers have quoted Ł25.00 for two new front wipers. Does this sound about right??

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    Re: Front Wipers

    Worry not - just spoken to http://www.vagparts.com/ and they can do them for Ł14.74 + 3.50 delivery. So ordered through them.

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    Re: Front Wipers

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    Tight wad! i could understand with tyres and clutch etc but is it worth it for Ł6.76 fitted? [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]

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    I was going to ask a friend to pick them up for me, from Leicester Audi. If my car had been in the garage I wouldn't have bothered looking, as your right it's only 6 squid.

    Still, better the Ł6.76 in my pocket for a few beers [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]

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    Re: Front Wipers

    Im suprised the dealers only charged Ł6 mark up. Do you know how much those new type funny looking blades are and do they fit straight on?

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    Re: Front Wipers

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    Im suprised the dealers only charged Ł6 mark up. Do you know how much those new type funny looking blades are and do they fit straight on?

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    The price I was given didn't include fitting, but can't imagine they'd have charged me if I had the car with me when I picked them up.

    Not sure about the blades. I have presumed I ordered the same as what is currently on the car?? Do you mean the rubber strip blades? Don't know what they are like.

    Anybod know?

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    Re: Front Wipers

    All the new audis from 04> including TT's have different type wiper arms and blades. Im sure i saw someone with them fitted? They look wierd but work very well!

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    Re: Front Wipers

    aero wipers fitted some to my S3 work better than the original wipers [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif[/img] also changed the rear to aero style [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif[/img]

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    Re: Front Wipers

    Bosch ones from Halfords do the job for me.

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    got mine in a group buy around Ł50 for the front wipers and arms Ł13 ish for the rear from vag parts [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/beerchug.gif[/img]

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    Re: Front Wipers

    Aero wipers on my S3 [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/beerchug.gif[/img]


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    Re: Front Wipers

    How good? On a scale of 1-10? Need a new set myself. Where do you get 'em from?

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    Re: Front Wipers

    jesters3, vagparts do them. See the post above with details.

    Website is www.vagparts.com

    Group buy anyone??

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    Re: Front Wipers

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    Thats a rather bling tax disc holder there Joe? [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]

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    That's the idea. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/cool.gif[/img]

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    Re: Front Wipers

    The wipers are suppose to be more aerodynamic, and prevents them from lifting off the screen like the original ones do when in action at speeds of 70mph+, they obviously look the part and perform at least as good as the normal wipers when they are new - I have yet to where these ones out yet, so maybe some feedback from other would be nice [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/beerchug.gif[/img]

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    Re: Front Wipers

    Well, I tested mine at 200kph and while they smeared a little, they still cleared the wiper fluid off of the screen. Whereas, the std wipers completely lifted off the glass at anything over 150-160 kph [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/crazy.gif[/img] I've also noticed that (When new) the Aero-wipers are much quieter than std.
    I've had these on my TQ for over a year now and will say that I prefer them to the std ones [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/cool.gif[/img]

    I took pics of my install. They start HERE and continue to the next page.

    Hope it helps.

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