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    Default Defender Wiper Blade Upgrade

    So I am hoping and praying we have a lot of rain this season, but at the same time, the Defender wipers aren't really up to the job.

    Does anyone know where I can source these wiper blades in SA?

    https://www.masai4x4.com/Defender-Wi...AIR-p205910634

    I have tried contacting Bosch SA directly, but wasn't able to find what I am looking for.

    Any other suggestions/options that will increase the effeciency of the wipers is also welcome
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    Default Re: Defender Wiper Blade Upgrade

    I see them sold on just about every street corner in Gauteng.
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    Default Re: Defender Wiper Blade Upgrade

    These look like Bosch AeroTwin AR13U, I have them on my Puma and they work really well.

    You can get them at any spares shop.

    I've seen them at the local PG Glass workshop as well, so maybe give them a try
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    Default Re: Defender Wiper Blade Upgrade

    Quote Originally Posted by Orxy View Post
    These look like Bosch AeroTwin AR13U, I have them on my Puma and they work really well.

    You can get them at any spares shop.

    I've seen them at the local PG Glass workshop as well, so maybe give them a try
    Thanks Orxy

    Will give Midas, Autozone and PG Glass a go
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    Default Re: Defender Wiper Blade Upgrade

    Thanks Jelo, but they are too big for the Defender windscreen. Seems like 13-14" is the route to go
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    Quote Originally Posted by Henko88 View Post
    Thanks Jelo, but they are too big for the Defender windscreen. Seems like 13-14" is the route to go
    They do have other sizes, genius.

    https://www.autostyle.co.za/product/...-blade-14inch/
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    Quote Originally Posted by jelo View Post
    Wow, thank you so much for you unbelievable help.

    I humble myself before you
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    Default Re: Defender Wiper Blade Upgrade

    My timing was perfect, as the rain started falling yesterday in the dry Free State.

    I was able to get a set of the Bosch Aerowin AR13U from PG Glass for R350 (Even included free fitment ). These are a direct replacement on the standard wiper arm.

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    What a difference! Even with the rather slow Defender wiper motors, they clean the windows really well.

    By far the best money I have spent on "safety" for my Defender
    Last edited by Henko88; 2020/10/31 at 08:19 AM.
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