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    Default what wipers do you use?

    Tried the flat blades & not very impressed TBH.

    So which other ones would you recommend?

    Cheers

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    Flat blades - had them on the car since Feb and still working fine. Why weren't you impressed?

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    Bosch Aerotwin flat baldes - the GM ones are made by Valeo and mine lasted 2 months - Had Bosch ones on 3 cars now and they are great!

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    I have found the vauxhall (valeo)flatblade don't clear the screen very well at motorway speeds at the top right of the screen so have gone back to the standard blades which do the trick but don't look as good,but would rather have a clear screen than it looking nice

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    Like Duncan, I've had mine on since start of the year, no problems even on motorway.

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    VX flatblades for over a year now...no problems what so ever..

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    VX flatblades since June and still going strong.

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    Standard Vauxhall £5 jobbies. Tried the flatblades, more form over function. Absolutely gubbed after 3 months.

    May have a go with the Bosch ones, but not in the habit of changing things for the sake of it!

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    I've always used Bosch blades whenever I've changed (which I do yearly), good value too if you buy from a local motor factor instead of Halfords

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    I think I'll give the Bosch ones a go.

    Reason I don't like the flat blades is they initially tended to judder a bit. After a few months they settled down, but now after about 6 months they are worn out! Currently the driverside is not clearing at all well at any speed. As AndrewTi said, form over function.

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