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E60 (2004 - 2010)
BMW 5-Series (E60 chassis) was first seen in the Unites States in the fall of 2003 with a 2004 Model Year designation. The E60 is now available as a 528i, 528xi, 535i, 535xi, 550i and a 535xi sports wagon! -- View the E60 Wiki

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Old 10-02-2012, 10:18 AM
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OE wipers vs Valeo Ultimate

My OE wipers were changed by the dealer just a few months ago, yet they have been chattering and streaking like crazy lately. I always clean the wiper edge with a moist rag each time I wash my car, which helps a little, but the effect does not last long.

Since I had ordered a set of Valeo Ultimate wipers a while back, I decided to put them on yesterday after driving home during a downpour. Using the windshield wash function, right away I noticed that the Valeo's were much quieter and smoother operating! I haven't tried them in the rain yet, but so far, I definitely recommend them over OE!
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Old 10-02-2012, 10:53 AM
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Good to hear....the OEM wipers are terrible about noise. Thanks.
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