The Best and Worst - Wipers

Discuss the 406's Bodywork stuff in here (what parts fit what, what can be interchanged with what etc etc).

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Re: The Best and Worst - Wipers

Post by plod » Fri Sep 02, 2011 8:42 pm

I bought Silencio for years, until I put the aero ones on my car last time
Nice to know they do an aero silencio and will take a gander as mine could do with changing

Do they still have the yellow dot for wear on them?
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Re: The Best and Worst - Wipers

Post by highlander » Fri Sep 02, 2011 11:22 pm

Yep! :)
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Re: The Best and Worst - Wipers

Post by mjb » Mon Sep 05, 2011 12:30 pm

Not so much wear, as exposure to UV light... I always scratched my yellow bits off before fitting them :lol:
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Re: The Best and Worst - Wipers

Post by STALLED » Wed Sep 21, 2011 4:42 am

I have Bosch Aerotwin wipers on the 406 - alas, it seems like they are getting harder to find in the AU market. Not cheap as well - paid around the 70 AUD mark for the pair!

Given that was around 2 years ago now, i think it's time for a new pair!
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Re: The Best and Worst - Wipers

Post by leestudd30 » Tue Oct 11, 2011 1:58 pm

I bought some from my works parts department, staff price for 2 Unipart ones just £6.30!
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Re: The Best and Worst - Wipers

Post by 6speedmanual » Fri Mar 16, 2012 11:35 pm

I bought a pair (set of 2) on ebay.
Aero design. Brand "2edge".
Work very well indeed. I thoroughly cleaned screen when first fitted.
Use Granville screen wash conc in sub zero, 50% with rain water sbove zero.
30,000 miles later still doing a good job.
£6 including postage.
Some cheap stuff is good. A lot of retail price is due to marketing and margin build up along the supply chain.

Anyone finding good stuff cheap should spread the word :-)

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Re: The Best and Worst - Wipers

Post by lozz » Fri Mar 16, 2012 11:54 pm

Ald'is are doing wipers for French cars,

there good quality, £3 each,

theres achart on the back of the box tells you what vehicle they fit,
Xantia -4o6 etc is on the chart,

Anyone needing tools have a ganders in there, some good quality stuff going for peanuts :wink:

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