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Old 02-08-2008, 04:16 PM   #1
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C30 rear wiper?

Saw a blue C30 pass me very slowly today and then turn into a parking lot in front of me (I was on foot), and I noticed its BIG, beautiful, covered rear wiper - which got me thinking the obvious question: would it fit on a MKI Focus hatch?

Anyone looked into this possibility? Otherwise, I'LL get on it...


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Quite possibly. People use Mazda 3 wipers; those fit.

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Right. That's a good way to go, but now I'm hooked on the bigger wiper idea (as long as it'll fit), being that I have a 16" Trico Neoform on now and love the extra visibility - and the C30 wiper, to me, looked a lot bigger. (Granted, there's not that much bigger it could be while still fitting a Focus...)

Are you the guy who started a Mazda3 rear wiper-on-a-Focus thread a few months back, wherein you said you paid about $40 (38?) dollars for it? Lookin' good, in any event.
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I have the Mazda 3 wiper as well. It's awesome, and took about 5 minutes to replace. And most of that time was letting the PB blaster set...haha. I really like the look of it, much smoother. I don't know what the C30 looks like though. You mean bigger as in longer? Would anything more than 16" work I wonder?
I read that ZX360 had to shimmy his wiper motor down (or something like that) to get his to fit his 05. Never had to on mine.
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^^ Yeah, bigger as in longer - and I don't think much more than 16" would fit.
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i have the ford edge rear wiper, its not that big but it still has a really good wipe to make a nice view. and it works AMAZING compared to the stock one, not to mention it never freezes.
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If the c30 one is a lot bigger then i doubt it'll fit.

The Mazda 3 one doesn't leave all that much of a gap between the tip of the wiper and the edge of the top part of the rear windshield
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Are you the guy who started a Mazda3 rear wiper-on-a-Focus thread a few months back, wherein you said you paid about $40 (38?) dollars for it? Lookin' good, in any event.
Me? No, I got mine from Europe about 6 months before the Mazda 3 came out.
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