[A4] Wipers

Stephen Kormilo stephen at kormilo.ca
Sat Jan 17 16:48:50 PST 2009


Why not go to the Dealer? I bought a pair from Sunset Audi, OR, for my 
2002 A4 for about $23 when I was in Portland a while ago. Not a bargain, 
but far from $86. I can't imagine that blades for your '99 would be 
priced that much more at the Dealer.

Stephen Kormilo
Nanoose Bay, BC

2002 Audi A4 3.0 - Silver
1998.5 Audi A4 2.8 - Silver
1985 Mazda Rx7 GSL-SE - Black

email: stephen at kormilo.ca

Kent McLean wrote:
> Dan DiBiase wrote:
>> Man, getting wipers for this car is nuts. Autozone has to special order them - at $86 for just a pair of blades!. 
> So it's not just the dealerships that are greedy? :)
> On my '99 A4, the wiper arms end in a J hook. Every blade I've bought
> at my FLAPS has been compatible with them.
> The expensive flat ones work OK, but not twice as good.  I buy my
> blades a few inches shorter, so the passenger side doesn't try to
> fit the curve at the edge of the windshield. They still clear
> enough for me to see.
> And I use Rain-X windshield washer fluid. It's easier than applying
> the stuff you wipe and and wipe off, and it works great.

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