E89 Wiper Disaster

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Word of warning. I was changing the wipers on the Z4 the other day and with the blade off and the arm sprung up being a clumsy git I knocked the arm which then smacked onto the windscreen. :rolleyes:

And yes there is enough force in the e89 wiper arm to smash and crack the windscreen 🤬🤬

New screen coming Saturday 😉

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What? You didn’t use the Halfrauds service? :whistle:
Bad luck Niall. A learning point for us all. Next time employ a clumsy git quick fit service. It might be cheaper =))
 

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What? You didn’t use the Halfrauds service? :whistle:
Bad luck Niall. A learning point for us all. Next time employ a clumsy git quick fit service. It might be cheaper =))
Or put a towel on the screen
 

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Seen it happen many times over the years. Very easily done, since I did it years ago I never leave the arms up with no blade attached. Bad luck mate.

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Sorry to see that Niall
 

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look at the positives. A nice pristine clear windscreen with no chips, marks or scratches. You don't notice how bad a screen gets, until you have had a new one
True that Pete had a new one for the Z3 4 years ago due to grit blasting etc. Huge difference. Every cloud eh ;)
 

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Word of warning. I was changing the wipers on the Z4 the other day and with the blade off and the arm sprung up being a clumsy git I knocked the arm which then smacked onto the windscreen. :rolleyes:

And yes there is enough force in the e89 wiper arm to smash and crack the windscreen 🤬🤬

New screen coming Saturday 😉

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Haha waiting for you know who to comment 🙈

Did that pend to tiss you off?
 

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You are not alone, cracked the wifes Suzuki Alto windscreen today whilst trying to get the wiper arms off their spindles to get at a blocked washer jet pipe. Oh dear I said, shame it wasn't the Z4, that could do with a new screen. New screen for the Alto ordered.
 

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b***** !!

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Noted! Hope all good soon ;)
 

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New windscreen fitted yesterday, all good now, MOT on it next week, not expecting anything to fail it on, have given it a good check over.
 
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