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ikatoro192

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29 posts

101 months

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Saturday 3rd November 2012 quote quote all
Five years after finally replace my Elise S MY07 wiper blade "Bosch AR26U Aerotwin Retrofit Flat Windscreen Wiper Blade"
I have to tell what a transformation from original one! I was always annoying wipe noise Gaaaa, Gaaaa and not prefect wipe like frosted glass in the rain and now perfectly crystal clear front screen with absolute silent in action totally amazing I am extremely satisfied in result it's just 10 quid I can't wait the drive in the rain hope heavy rain next Monday.
cheers

GTRene

8,366 posts

104 months

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Saturday 3rd November 2012 quote quote all
also have 3 on my car (not a lotus) and they are really perfect and a update :-)
also when driving fast they stay way better on the window then the "old" type with the iron parts and indeed much quieter.

Lione1 Richie

150 posts

63 months

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Monday 5th November 2012 quote quote all
Will these fit on an old S2? (54 plate)

Sorry if that is a daft question, but I've never had to replace the blades on either of my Elises! smile

vxah

90 posts

79 months

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Monday 5th November 2012 quote quote all
You only had to ask! First thing i did on my Europa!
Shall be putting a pair on the Carlton beast soon!

Arun_D

1,849 posts

75 months

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Monday 5th November 2012 quote quote all
Dabbled with a couple of other flatblade options but also found the Bosch item the best. The whole blade length is effective and no noise either.
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BibsTLF

725 posts

87 months

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Monday 5th November 2012 quote quote all
Lione1 Richie said:
Will these fit on an old S2? (54 plate)

Sorry if that is a daft question, but I've never had to replace the blades on either of my Elises! smile
Straight swap, will take about 15 seconds per side and it's a huge improvement.

wantalotus

376 posts

123 months

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Thursday 8th November 2012 quote quote all
Per side? confused

bebee

2,715 posts

105 months

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Friday 9th November 2012 quote quote all
wantalotus said:
Per side? confused
This.






I need to replace mine too.

plipule

55 posts

152 months

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Friday 9th November 2012 quote quote all
Is the blade 26"? I had thought it needed a 24".

junks

299 posts

120 months

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Friday 9th November 2012 quote quote all
wantalotus said:
Per side? confused
It is if you have an Elan tongue out

plipule said:
Is the blade 26"? I had thought it needed a 24".
You can use either, not sure what the OEM ones are but I used 26" on my S2 Exige


Edited by junks on Friday 9th November 17:23

mikeulster500

159 posts

161 months

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Friday 9th November 2012 quote quote all
Thanks for this.

Just ordered one for my Elise today off Ebay

bebee

2,715 posts

105 months

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Saturday 10th November 2012 quote quote all
Fitted mine this morning, took a day to deliver.
Better fit, better wipe, and they are lighter! and that means much more speed!

Nice recko OP cheers beer

JackR

13 posts

48 months

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Wednesday 21st November 2012 quote quote all
Just bought this online and road-tested today in horrendous conditions. It's fantastic. Thanks very much for the recommendation.

Wallpag

20 posts

108 months

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Thursday 22nd November 2012 quote quote all
I also have one of these, totally transformed! I recommend the 24" as I found the 26" lifted slightly at the top edge + the 24" makes little to no different in terms of clearance area and visibility.

LoftyD

302 posts

112 months

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Thursday 22nd November 2012 quote quote all
By coincidence, ordered the same thing five minutes ago.

The car had something like the above when I bought it, but replaced it with a standard item in the summer, as it was wearing out. The standard item has proved itself to be quite useless though, it always smears!

Beaver

569 posts

164 months

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Thursday 22nd November 2012 quote quote all
Another convert here - seems to work well

scatty72

49 posts

73 months

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Sunday 25th November 2012 quote quote all
After your advice, I also bought one. Brilliant!!!!! A million times better than the ones hanger111 sell for the exige.

sharm

521 posts

162 months

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Thursday 29th November 2012 quote quote all
Thanks for the tip. Got mine this week and what a difference it has made! No smears and none of the noise of the old one.

GTRene

8,366 posts

104 months

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Thursday 29th November 2012 quote quote all
they are indeed that good, I enjoy them every-time when its raining and then remembering how those "old" type with the iron worked or made noises or did not work good and made noises when you went faster then a certain speed.

milesr3

106 posts

91 months

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Friday 30th November 2012 quote quote all
Put one of these on my new (MY11) elise as the blade that came on it was rubbish and I'd already replaced it with a normal Bosch one, which still left streaks on the screen.

The new one works perfectly Best £14 I've spent in a long time!
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