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FRONT WINDSCREEN WIPER BLADES

Specific discussion about the E89 2009 Z4 (sDrive35is, sDrive35i, sDrive30i, sDrive23i)
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Post by jaydon9269 » Mon Jan 15, 2024 7:39 pm

Hi,

Can anyone tell me the correct wiper blades for a 2016 BMW Z4 Sdrive 1.8i Convertible.
and the best place to buy them other than the main BMW dealers.
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Post by AnubisZed » Mon Jan 15, 2024 10:56 pm

21" both sides, and I got the Bosch Aeroblades that I picked up from my local Halfrauds. Been on a couple of years with no issues so far :thumbsup:
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Post by mkinternet » Tue Feb 20, 2024 12:54 pm

Hiya

Just replaced mine and found that a 21" on drivers side with a 20" on passengers worked better than both being 21"

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Post by B21 » Tue Feb 20, 2024 10:13 pm

61612151749 Set of wiper blades

Is the OE part number..in terms of quality and performance arguably the best..

But at least £51 from non dealer sources..

I’ve tried Bosch and 2 other brands but came back to OE version twice now…FWIW
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Post by Busterboo » Wed Feb 21, 2024 1:04 am

As B21 says and as posted elsewhere, OE.

BMW put crap tyres on the Z4, but they got the wipers right.
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Post by Silverstar » Wed Feb 21, 2024 2:33 am

Another vote for OE BMW wipers. :thumbsup:
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Post by jenniferlouise » Wed Feb 21, 2024 8:21 am

I’m on Valeo aero blades and been impressed, altho try to avoid wet stuff these days

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Post by flybobbie » Wed Feb 21, 2024 9:41 am

Try LLLparts, always seem cheapest.
https://www.lllparts.co.uk/product/bmw- ... /id/464457

Not sure if P and P included.

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Post by B21 » Wed Feb 21, 2024 11:46 am

flybobbie wrote: Wed Feb 21, 2024 9:41 am Try LLLparts, always seem cheapest.
https://www.lllparts.co.uk/product/bmw- ... /id/464457

Not sure if P and P included.
£59.56 delivered in the UK..not so competitive..vat wasn’t included either.. :thumbsdown:
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Post by warmasice » Thu Feb 22, 2024 6:06 pm

The genuine OEM ones are unique. If you're a perfectionist, and don't want the last inch on the passenger side sitting proud of the windscreen then genuine is the only way to go. They've got much more of a curve and sit on the windscreen much better.

There is one other option that I've not seen mentioned here.. purchase longer Bosch ones for about £7 each (https://amzn.eu/d/bFBMnJP) take the rubber from these and replace with your old ones and just trim the excess (keeping the original metal wiper body).
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Post by flybobbie » Thu Feb 22, 2024 7:31 pm

B21 wrote: Wed Feb 21, 2024 11:46 am
flybobbie wrote: Wed Feb 21, 2024 9:41 am Try LLLparts, always seem cheapest.
https://www.lllparts.co.uk/product/bmw- ... /id/464457

Not sure if P and P included.
£59.56 delivered in the UK..not so competitive..vat wasn’t included either.. :thumbsdown:
Yes just found the postage extra, does say vat included though.

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Post by B21 » Thu Feb 22, 2024 9:52 pm

flybobbie wrote: Thu Feb 22, 2024 7:31 pm
B21 wrote: Wed Feb 21, 2024 11:46 am
flybobbie wrote: Wed Feb 21, 2024 9:41 am Try LLLparts, always seem cheapest.
https://www.lllparts.co.uk/product/bmw- ... /id/464457

Not sure if P and P included.
£59.56 delivered in the UK..not so competitive..vat wasn’t included either.. :thumbsdown:
Yes just found the postage extra, does say vat included though.
It wasn’t ..it was added once I specified UK at the checkout… :tumbleweed: :thumbsdown:
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Post by flybobbie » Thu Feb 22, 2024 10:59 pm

Did find one at £32, but wanted £150 minimum order from Germany.

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Post by jenniferlouise » Thu Feb 22, 2024 11:47 pm

warmasice wrote: Thu Feb 22, 2024 6:06 pm The genuine OEM ones are unique. If you're a perfectionist, and don't want the last inch on the passenger side sitting proud of the windscreen then genuine is the only way to go. They've got much more of a curve and sit on the windscreen much better.

There is one other option that I've not seen mentioned here.. purchase longer Bosch ones for about £7 each (https://amzn.eu/d/bFBMnJP) take the rubber from these and replace with your old ones and just trim the excess (keeping the original metal wiper body).
Brilliant. That’s a great endorsement. My next ones will likely come from BMW - as I bought OE for my Mercedes recently - despite the Valeo being good quality. Thanks

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Post by warmasice » Fri Feb 23, 2024 7:51 pm

jenniferlouise wrote: Thu Feb 22, 2024 11:47 pm
warmasice wrote: Thu Feb 22, 2024 6:06 pm The genuine OEM ones are unique. If you're a perfectionist, and don't want the last inch on the passenger side sitting proud of the windscreen then genuine is the only way to go. They've got much more of a curve and sit on the windscreen much better.

There is one other option that I've not seen mentioned here.. purchase longer Bosch ones for about £7 each (https://amzn.eu/d/bFBMnJP) take the rubber from these and replace with your old ones and just trim the excess (keeping the original metal wiper body).
Brilliant. That’s a great endorsement. My next ones will likely come from BMW - as I bought OE for my Mercedes recently - despite the Valeo being good quality. Thanks
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