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Old 10-06-2004, 09:20 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So I get my new "pre-owned" 528i and realize I will need new windshield wipers, but no big deal. I go to my local "Canadian Tire" where every car make is listed for car blades except the BMW 1997 and forward 528 blade. Deep in my heart I know this isn't good news. So I go to another auto parts place and look in their books, same story. Eventually with the help of a clerk, I find the blades at about 4 times the price of ordinary blades. So what is the scope on these blades, are they lined with gold or what?
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Old 10-08-2004, 01:54 PM   #2 (permalink)
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It depends on if you want to replpace the wiper or the blade only. The blades are only around $20.00 a pair at BMW.
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Old 10-09-2004, 05:24 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Yes... my bad, I discovered that after my post. I went to a general auto parts and was told $90 for the blades and you can imagine how I felt after the code blue restored my heart beat. The store clerk laughed and said to remember the store and come back because it would be worse when I went to my BMW dealership. So when I went to the dealership, you were correct - it was $20 for the the blades only.
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