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    S3 8P2 rear aero wiper upgrade

    As above, I'd like to know if its possible to remove rear wiper and retro fit an aero wiper and arm. I know it's possible on the 8l using a polo blade and touran arm. Surely someone must have attempted this mod. Or maybe I should just de-wiper ;-)

    Thanks in advance.

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    Aero wiper, on the rear window? Umm. Am I missing something?

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    The 8P2 already has an aero wiper look on the rear wiper? Not sure what you will gain by doing this mod?

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    Like this:

    S3 rear wiper upgrade - options

    It's on an 8L S3. No particular reason other than I think it's looks quite good. Not a fan of the rear wiper on the 8P2 looks wise.

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    I de wipered mine a few weekends ago. I originally bought the 23mm rubber grommet from halfords however shortly after noticed there is a glass de wiper bung on eBay and now have that fitted. Looks like there was never a wiper there, they're prone to breaking anyway and a pain to get the wiper arm off the motor spindle.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tomplumb View Post
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    S3 rear wiper upgrade - options

    It's on an 8L S3. No particular reason other than I think it's looks quite good. Not a fan of the rear wiper on the 8P2 looks wise.
    Wiper parks on the right on the 8p so that wouldn't be suitable.

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    Someone on here has put a Golf MK5 wiper on their A3. Cant remember who.
    think that is the look your going for?

    I had to replace my arm recently and thought about swapping to a mk5 but I prefer the standard A3 one.
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    Quote Originally Posted by fangio View Post
    Wiper parks on the right on the 8p so that wouldn't be suitable.
    True enough, thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by J8TT X View Post
    Someone on here has put a Golf MK5 wiper on their A3. Cant remember who.
    think that is the look your going for?

    I had to replace my arm recently and thought about swapping to a mk5 but I prefer the standard A3 one.
    Yeah that's the sort of thing. Hmmm I'll try a bit more searching. Thanks .

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    seen a q7 rear arm and twin wiper blade how to on the net .

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    Still struggling with this one - this is what the std rear wiper looks like;
    colour-coded-audi-s3-rear-diffuser.jpg

    It looks like an aero wiper (even though it isn't)!
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    Quote Originally Posted by nluk100 View Post
    Still struggling with this one - this is what the std rear wiper looks like;
    colour-coded-audi-s3-rear-diffuser.jpg

    It looks like an aero wiper (even though it isn't)!
    Nice motor. Yeah that's the kind of arm I have right now...

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    Quote Originally Posted by chris.vincent3 View Post
    I de wipered mine a few weekends ago. I originally bought the 23mm rubber grommet from halfords however shortly after noticed there is a glass de wiper bung on eBay and now have that fitted. Looks like there was never a wiper there, they're prone to breaking anyway and a pain to get the wiper arm off the motor spindle.
    Did you use the Gecleant glass wiper bung from Germany? Seriously considering a dewiper tbh.

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    Yeah that looks pretty close to what I'm after. Do you know if the aero blade is contained inside the arm or does it come out of the top a little way?

 

 

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