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    hi all need some new wipers. i have the gm flatblade ones at the min and tbh they havent lasted very long and neither did the set before i wondered what the original gm ones were like and does anyone know how much they are?

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    been told by my vx they dont sell retro flatblades is this right?

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    the retro flatbladet fit you get from VX is the one made from Valeo (they are also cheaper than the GM/VX ones)

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    oh right might see if i can get them! but are the normal original wipers just as good?

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    i'm still using my first set of VX retrofit flatblades...they have lasted very well....

    i'll post the retrofit part number in the morning ( got another box of them on the shelf at work)..

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    nope the original wipers are worse that the flatblade (had to change evry 2 month)... that why i change to flatblade (now 2 times a year).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gsi3.2 View Post
    i'm still using my first set of VX retrofit flatblades...they have lasted very well....

    i'll post the retrofit part number in the morning ( got another box of them on the shelf at work)..
    the drivers side on both sets have been terrible they just judder all over the window could the window have something on it to make them do that? the passenger ones have been perfect
    cheers mark if you could

    Quote Originally Posted by kenp View Post
    nope the original wipers are worse that the flatblade (had to change evry 2 month)... that why i change to flatblade (now 2 times a year).
    cheers wont bother with them then!!

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    are these any good? was looking at these before but opted for vauxhall ones

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    I've got Bosch Aerotwins on mine and they are superb

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    Need some new wipers myself,how much were the Bosch one's Tony??

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