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Old 01-22-2013, 10:38 AM
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Mein Auto: 2004 X3 2.5i
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Originally Posted by BMW220i View Post
The cut to fit inserts at the dealer are not very good. They become noisy and streak early.
There are other better options for inserts/refills.

The ones the dealer has may be supplied by Trico -if so, no point in trying their break to fit ones from an auto parts store.

PIAA has inserts/refills in specific sizes - not this break to fit nonsense.
Some people don't like the fact they are silicone, but if you are open to that:

http://www.amazon.com/94055-Silicone.../dp/B0002Z9R5M

(20" size also available of course.)

Worth the extra cost IMO, but not easy to find a place that carries them other than online.

Better than wasting money on a never-ending search for the ultimate whole blade and wiper assembly.
A universal blade is unlikely to conform to the X3's windshield as well as the O.E. Bosch.
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