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    half price flat blade wipers in tesco £3 each

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    They do the job I have just replaced mine from there, down side is they are cheap cheap they will only last 6 months before the rubber deteriorates.

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    yea i have used them before on my vec b, they lasted longer than 6 months

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    Don't buy them. They come the wrong way round (i.e for left-hand drive) as they are made in Poland and you need to turn the adaptor the other way round so that the front edge of the blades is 'lipped'. When you reverse the adaptor the blade does not fit as tightly with the result that the blade can fly off. This happened to me on high speed setting in the pouring rain and when it was windy, travelling at a speed in excess of 70mph, leaving 2 scratches on the screen where the adaptor wiped the screen at high speed instead of the blade.

    They work fine at low speed and at any speed if you do not reverse the adaptor, but I won't buy them again.
    Last edited by john_k_sri; 17th June 2010 at 22:59.

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