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Old 01-20-2017, 01:41 PM
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Nice. I need to replace wipers I think I'll go full blade replacement
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The rear wiper on mine was chattering the other day according to the wife (her car), and I was considering doing the E70 replacement. But before doing anything I looked at the arm as it was. Parked the blade vertical by switching off ignition during a wipe. Looked at the arm and it was slightly twisted. After a quick re-alignment (used 2 12" metric crescent wrenches) so the blade was perpendicular to the glass, there's no more chatter and the arm wipes fine.

Around here there is zero chance a rear wiper delete would work - wet, dirty roads in winter (we get warm snaps called Chinooks (look it up Leonardo)) just pile the brown crap on the back glass and no amount of glass treatment would stop it. Wipers Ho!
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Nice fix
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Finally got a chance to do the front wipers upgrade. Already did the rear years ago. Maaco modified the passenger side for free and did an astounding perfect job, wow The only give away that it's been modified is the missing part numbers that were on the 1.5 inches cut off section. I used E70 LCI 2013 wipers. They used a machine to pry open the crimp around the bar, shortened the bar by 1.5 inches, re-clamped it and touched it up with matching original paint. Very happy with the upgrade, absolutely perfect Love the low profile sleek and modern look rather than the dated old style or the aftermarket aero conversion blades. They also work GREAT.

Also now I don't have to keep the blades vertical before washing the car. Allows the front blades to be flipped up during winter without having to "park" the arms up.
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