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Rear Wiper - Size of the hole?

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Tommy, Feb 20, 2009.

  1. Tommy

    Tommy Makinen...ha

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    Im taking my rear wiper off and de badging so i need a grommit, just wondered if anyone knew the size of the hole?

    I know some of you will disagree about this mod but oh well..

    Thanks

    Tom
     
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  3. Tommy

    Tommy Makinen...ha

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    The links dont work mate..?

    I was just gonna use a cheap rubber or plastic grommit from bnq lol
     
  4. JohnS3

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  5. HotboxDeluxe

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    fixed links :whistle2:
     
  6. Tommy

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    God that looks so much cleaner

    Thanks for the link..
     
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    I'm very tempted to do it myself, the only thing that puts me off is having to stop the car every now and again on a long journey to clean the rear window which is a dirt magnet! The rear wiper is cack but at least it makes a little rainbow shape to see out of...decisions decisions

    :thumbsup: cheers!
     
  8. Tommy

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    lol i dewipered my previous car, and i can honestly i didnt wipe it once, i cleaned the car once a week, i travelled miles and miles, and it never got that bad that i had to wipe it.

    Even after a week of terrible weather, the window doesnt get bad..

    Do ittt :)
     
  9. JohnS3

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    Try some RainX
     
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    I've de wipered a couple of things myself in the past (polo, cavalier lol) and not really been inconvenienced by it - I might just be being a pussy because it's the most I've ever spent on a car :blush:

    However, sticking a 15 quid glass grommet in there is hardly irreversible, so I need to have a word with myself :haha:

    I wash the car at least once a week anyway, might get some rain-x next time I'm in the UK and that's bound to help

    But I still might wait till I lower it...then take the ass-wiper off and maybe the badges (rear audi rings, A3 script and the S-lines off the doors) to get the full effect :yes:
     
  11. Tommy

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    Exactly buddy, its not a mod that is irreversible..
     
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    It'll get done sometime, if i don't like it i can always change it back! Just thought of a little advantage of taking the badges off...won't catch on me wash mitt or rip the polishing rags like they do now - saving me a few seconds cleaning time at least! :whistle2:

    Well, 20-spoke rims take ages to clean so every bit of time I win back is a goodun :drag:
     
  13. Gee.

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    Anyone know the size of the hole? I want to buy a Grommet from Halfords, but not sure which size to get!

    Cheers.
     
  14. smudge_don

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    There was a thread on this for a german site with metal hole fillers that you glue in place

    Look very professional, can anyone link me to it please?
     
  15. S3RYE

    S3RYE Interior Next!!

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    boydies your man if im correct... he know all about this.. im doing it as soon as my cars back for summer :icon_thumright:
     

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