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#1 Old 04-09-2015
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170 wipers

Has anyone modified 170 wipers other than just fitting flat blades to hook arm which doesn't look great? I would like to achieve something like the look on my CLS you just don't really see the wipers especially from inside.
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R170 Wiper arm modifcation

Now done it. I bought set of arms from an Astra MkV for 10 on ebay and had the ends welded to my wiper arms to replace hook end for 20 at local fabricator, some tidying up and paint and I am very happy with the result. Now when driving I am looking down the bonnet.
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R170 Wiper modification now look much better.
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What car is the donor? Vauxhall/Opel Astra mk5?
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What car is the donor? Vauxhall/Opel Astra mk5?

Yes Astra Mk5, unfortunately someone hit my SLK and wrote it off!!!!!!
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