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Old 11-25-2007, 11:59 PM   #16
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where? lol
does it look good on your E34?
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Frameless wipers suck. I had them on last year and while scraping off ice from the windshield I contacted one of them and bent it out of shape. Once bent, they cannot be straightened back to normal. They're only good for three season driving IMHO.
Now that's not really the wiper's fault, now is it?
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Old 11-26-2007, 12:00 AM   #17
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Bad experience with the Reflex here on two different cars. On one car the blade is so long that it chatters and lift at the far tips. On the other car they never contacted the passenger side properly and left big streaks on the windshield.

Went back to the cheap CTC metal blades, $6.99 each or so. Replace when worn. Rinse and repeat.
if you're using the canadian tire metal blades, I suggest you go back to OEM. I found that the Canadian tire blades only last about 6-8 months before needing a change. The original blades last up to 2 years. On top of that, you don't need to replace the entire blade, just the insert on the originals.
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Old 11-26-2007, 12:05 AM   #18
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btw, I don't konw if this is an issue, but I noticed you guys have a lot of vibration problems with these wipers. I actually rainx all my windshields, so I'm wondering if that's the reason I never get any vibration.

For winter I just use rainx washerfluid and it re-coat's my windshield when I need it.
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Old 11-26-2007, 12:06 AM   #19
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Old 11-26-2007, 12:23 AM   #20
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btw, I don't konw if this is an issue, but I noticed you guys have a lot of vibration problems with these wipers. I actually rainx all my windshields, so I'm wondering if that's the reason I never get any vibration.

For winter I just use rainx washerfluid and it re-coat's my windshield when I need it.

where can I buy rainx?? is that washer fluid or windshield cleaner?



are you talking about this??
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Old 11-26-2007, 12:24 AM   #21
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where can I buy rainx?? is that washer fluid or windshield cleaner?
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Old 11-26-2007, 01:19 AM   #22
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where can I buy rainx?? is that washer fluid or windshield cleaner?



are you talking about this??
that's what i'm using in the X5.
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Old 11-26-2007, 02:36 AM   #23
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that's what i'm using in the X5.
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Old 11-26-2007, 09:41 AM   #24
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I use the dealer refills for the wiper blades. No aftermarket blade can beat the frame of the dealer's wiper blade in my opinion. They last the longest from what I've used.
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Old 11-26-2007, 10:11 AM   #25
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How much are OEm inserts from dealer?
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Old 11-26-2007, 10:52 AM   #26
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Not sure, I usually order them through the dealer group I work for.
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Old 11-26-2007, 07:42 PM   #27
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anyone tried PIAA Super Sporza Silicone wipers??

Which one is better PIAA or OEM?
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Old 11-27-2007, 12:45 AM   #28
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BTW tirerack.com had a sale on Valeo Ultimates for $20USD buy 1 get 1 free thats how I got mine.

dunno if they still have it going on
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Old 11-27-2007, 01:23 PM   #29
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I have the Michelin frameless on my beater, hands down the shittiest wiper I've ever used, they freeze up constantly, miss vast areas of the windshield, and smear water instead of wiping it.

I still have the same wipers on my 328 that came with the car over 5 years ago (80,000km ago), but then again it's not winter driven and I use rain-x.
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