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post #2 of (permalink) Old 27th October 2007
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Hi Solly - they sound like a good idea in principle but the greater surface area results in greater friction on the screen puting a heavier load on the wiper motor and I seen or rather heard a pair at work - you would either need a new set of teeth or ear defenders - the screech was horrendous. If you blades are OK just fit a new pair of rubber inserts. I bought a pair of inserts from my local motor factor yesterday for 1-99 plus Vat. At that price I would rather change them more often than opt for something more pricey. I am a great believer in that "if it ain't broke don't fix it"
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