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Old 11-06-2003, 05:16 AM   #16
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I can't believe I just spent time arguing which one covers more area!
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Old 11-06-2003, 10:06 PM   #17
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I'm with Soldo on this one, my dad has a MB 300D, it has a single wiper and it wipes more windshield real estate then the wipers on my BMW.

It wipes a big rectangle, but with the top edges rounded a little.
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Old 11-06-2003, 10:16 PM   #18
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I'm with Soldo on this one, my dad has a MB 300D, it has a single wiper and it wipes more windshield real estate then the wipers on my BMW.

It wipes a big rectangle, but with the top edges rounded a little.
I'm not gonna argue over which one covers more surface area anymore!
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Old 11-07-2003, 12:49 AM   #19
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told ya!

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Old 11-07-2003, 01:31 AM   #20
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I didn't stop arguing cuz you guyz were right. I stopped cuz itz such a dumb thing to argue over! lol At the end of it all... who really cares if your wiper blades clean an extra 2 inches more.
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Old 11-08-2003, 06:19 AM   #21
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I realize

that a mono wiper has to move much quicker to cover the space of a dual one,I was just worried how well it keep the shield abstruction free.Its a summer car so no need to worry about moving huge amount of sleet and snow,just curious if the cleaning sweep was as good or better than a dual system.Mechanically wise is it as durable as a dual unit?..Anyways thanks for the "detailed" pros and cons..appreciate the imput.......
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that a mono wiper has to move much quicker to cover the space of a dual one,I was just worried how well it keep the shield abstruction free.Its a summer car so no need to worry about moving huge amount of sleet and snow,just curious if the cleaning sweep was as good or better than a dual system.Mechanically wise is it as durable as a dual unit?..Anyways thanks for the "detailed" pros and cons..appreciate the imput.......
It doesn't need to move quicker, it'll still wipe right to left to right at the same speed as two wipers. The only problem is that your wiper size is limited by either the height of your windshield or half the width....you might not get full coverage. And if you're tall or have a very upright seating position, the wiper blade won't make it to the upper corners (without a weird MB style blade pivot). That'd be what'd hold me back from doing it. Also, if the wiper doesn't tuck enough under the hood it might look dumb IMO, I'm not a fan of seeing wipers at like a 30ļ angle on the passenger size.

Some conversions are also pretty costly because you'll need a new (custom) wiper motor to wiper arm linkage.
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