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    What are your front wipers like? Info needed please!

    Just need a bit of info please from other B5 drivers........
    Bought via Ebay 2 sets of 'Genuine VAG' front wiper blades suitable for the A4 95-99 (they were at a very good price!) and when they arrived this morning they are both straight........
    When I bought the Bosch blades currently on the car as a boxed set the drivers was straight but the nearside was curved?
    Have emailed the seller who has replied that some A4's had 2 straight blades but my copy of Etka seems to re-inforce my belief that my '99 should have 1 straight & 1 curved blade?
    Can I ask what you lot have on your cars as I'm not really happy with the sellers answer and want to get my facts right before I go back to him?

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    MIne has aero wipers on it now, but from what i remeber, mine were both straight before that

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    When i bought my car it had 2 straight blades but next pair I got had one curved one (bosch).

    I would just try them and see how they work.
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    Yep, i had one curved n one straight too?

    Got PIAA Carbon ones on atm, that both flex...best wipers i've used!

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    Thanks for the replies peeps, as the 2 sets delivered cost less than the (single) Bosch set currently on the car will probably keep 'em and use 'em then.......

    Cheers

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    Thats like the set I fitted to my car last winter and are currently on there, 1 curved 1 straight.
    My Ebay ones were 13 delivered for 2 pairs and are Genuine so reckon will give them a go and see if there really is a difference to using a straight blade on the nearside......
    '99 Ming Blue A4 Avant TDi SE 110 + Dragon Performance Tuning Box
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    '63 Karmann Ghia Sunroof Coupe Pacific Blue

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    I have 1 straight and one curved

    FACELIFT 99.5

    Current Mods: RNS-E MMI Conversion,Carbonio CAI,
    Baileys DV30 valve, Tinted windows, Xenon H.I.Ds, Bosch Aerotwins.


    Planned mods: Rieger Kit,Engine Tuning, Leather sports seats.
    Accomodation when the missus kicks me out for wasting money on a car.

 

 

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