WIPERS - Advice Please

Discussion in 'Motorhome Chat' started by Dogsense, Apr 17, 2015.

  1. Dogsense

    Dogsense Funster

    Joined:
    May 5, 2014
    Messages:
    429
    Location:
    Leicestershire
    Ratings:
    +129
    Need two new front wiper for Fiat Ducato.
    Fiat dealer, price for the pair £33.22. Ebay £9.98.
    What's the different? She'll I save the Pension dosh?
     
  2. Easyliving

    Easyliving Funster

    Joined:
    Dec 4, 2012
    Messages:
    726
    Location:
    Norfolk
    Ratings:
    +1,993
    Hi

    We are away for the weekend but I am just waiting for the postman to deliver the wipers I ordered from good old Ebay, details here. The seller 'guarantees' that they will fit, have to wait and see.

    I didn't like the look of the prices for big name wipers, the £9.98 Ebay price is much better.

    I'll let you know if they seem any good.

    Paul
     
  3. kaasbroodje

    kaasbroodje Funster

    Joined:
    Sep 14, 2013
    Messages:
    971
    Location:
    Bristol
    Ratings:
    +1,432
    Or try www.eurocarparts.com similar to ebay prices.

    Think it's only Halfords / Dealers that charge the silly high prices.
     
  4. Dogsense

    Dogsense Funster

    Joined:
    May 5, 2014
    Messages:
    429
    Location:
    Leicestershire
    Ratings:
    +129
    Thanks Paul & Moho. The 33.22 was priced by the Fiat commercial garage in Leicester.
     
  5. Dogsense

    Dogsense Funster

    Joined:
    May 5, 2014
    Messages:
    429
    Location:
    Leicestershire
    Ratings:
    +129
    Paul, did you manage to speak to them? I am calling the number listed on EBay and not connected.
     
  6. gus-lopez

    gus-lopez Funster

    Joined:
    Aug 18, 2014
    Messages:
    7,320
    Location:
    Lorca,Murcia,Spain
    Ratings:
    +19,710
    Chinese shops here 6€/pair & 24".smaller are cheaper.
    When even Bosch ones are u/s after a month there 's no point paying any more.
     
  7. Easyliving

    Easyliving Funster

    Joined:
    Dec 4, 2012
    Messages:
    726
    Location:
    Norfolk
    Ratings:
    +1,993
    No, I didn't need to talk to them. My wipers have just arrived, look okay but all wipers look the same to me. No instruction in the box but hopefully they will be easy to fit. Quick delivery though, only ordered Tuesday evening.

    I'll let you know if they fit and seem to work okay.

    Paul
     
  8. WillH

    WillH Funster

    Joined:
    Feb 9, 2008
    Messages:
    2,227
    Location:
    SW Scotland
    Ratings:
    +2,504
    I get mine at the local autoparts place, same price as Ebay.
     
  9. Wombles

    Wombles Funster

    Joined:
    Oct 28, 2013
    Messages:
    3,909
    Location:
    SW England
    Ratings:
    +3,627
    Usually buy (genuine) Bosch wiper blades from eBay - great prices & good enough product (y)
     
  10. Neilfg

    Neilfg Funster

    Joined:
    Apr 9, 2014
    Messages:
    709
    Location:
    Bucks
    Ratings:
    +1,017
    Just replaced blades on a Fiat Ducato 2010 model, both blades from wiperblades.co.uk, fitting took 2 minutes, seem to work fine, clear the windscreen nicely. Paid about 13.00 delivered so not as cheap as ebay.
     
    • Like it Like it x 1
  11. WAG2CRU

    WAG2CRU

    Joined:
    May 31, 2012
    Messages:
    377
    Location:
    Argyll
    Ratings:
    +500
    I have used wiperblades.co.uk several times, genuine branded products, great prices and service.
     
    • Like it Like it x 1
  12. scotjimland

    scotjimland Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Jul 25, 2007
    Messages:
    29,101
    Location:
    .
    Ratings:
    +28,378
  13. musson

    musson Funster

    Joined:
    Dec 25, 2013
    Messages:
    459
    Location:
    grantham
    Ratings:
    +187
    I got the ebay ones they fitted ok and work well.
     
Loading...

Share This Page