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Old 01-28-2001, 09:49 PM
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The ~77 VW Scirocco (sp?) is the first modern car I know of with a single front wiper. That predates the W201 by ~15 years. The second gen Jag XJ sedans also had a single front wiper. Why some XKEs have 3 front wipers is the next question.

To be sure, the MB design clears a lot more of the windshield with it's bobbing motion.

I find the W108/109/114/115 wipers to be more effective than the W116/126/R107 wipers.

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