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Wiper blade transformation

Wiper blade transformation

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ikatoro192

Original Poster:

31 posts

123 months

Saturday 3rd November 2012
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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

10,609 posts

126 months

Saturday 3rd November 2012
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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

164 posts

85 months

Monday 5th November 2012
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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

100 posts

101 months

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

Arun_D

2,028 posts

97 months

Monday 5th November 2012
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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

789 posts

109 months

Monday 5th November 2012
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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

381 posts

145 months

Thursday 8th November 2012
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Per side? confused

bebee

3,798 posts

127 months

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






I need to replace mine too.

plipule

56 posts

174 months

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

junks

301 posts

142 months

Friday 9th November 2012
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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

185 posts

183 months

Friday 9th November 2012
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Thanks for this.

Just ordered one for my Elise today off Ebay

bebee

3,798 posts

127 months

Saturday 10th November 2012
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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

15 posts

70 months

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

Wallpag

20 posts

130 months

Thursday 22nd November 2012
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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

303 posts

134 months

Thursday 22nd November 2012
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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

783 posts

186 months

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

scatty72

53 posts

95 months

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

sharm

521 posts

184 months

Thursday 29th November 2012
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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

10,609 posts

126 months

Thursday 29th November 2012
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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

165 posts

113 months

Friday 30th November 2012
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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!