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    Hello

    Just wondering if anybody knows, is it just a straight swap with the old stle rear wiper arm to the flat blade style rear wiper arm that you get on the 05 onwards vectras?

    Also, I recently bought a flip key (3 months ago) but now im gettin my new vectra which comes with 2 regular keys. I want to part ex my vectra with the one standard key I got it with and keep my new flip key for my new one.. Anybody know how much it would cost to re-blade and re-program the flip key to my new car?

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    wiper is a straight swap but when you get it off put a smear of copper grease as these get real tight on, with the key has it been programmed to your old car already, if so not poss to resync it to the new car and you would have to buy a new key

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    Hey mate. You need to have the new style wiper arm for the new style blade but it will fit all vec's. Cheaper to buy a new flip key and get it prgrammed. Old keys cannot be re-coded

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    Cheers guys, good to here about the rear wiper.. not so good about the key, coz it cost a bit to get done.. but just one of those things I suppose.

    Thanks for the info

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    Yeah i was 70 quid for my key but i only had one and it was starting to fall to bits

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    search vectra c breaking on ebay mate you will find there are some face lift cars breaking ask them how much for the rear wiper if you dont have one already

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    They sometimes come up on ebay new, with the blade too. about 20 - 25 quid

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    there is a o8 plate vectra c breakin with very low miles, would imagine wiper would be good cond too, maybe worth the question of how much mate ?

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    cheers guys, just bought new one off ebay, £25 inc postage.

    Pete

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