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Old 05-17-2013, 10:07 AM   #21
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[QUOTE=SilverPony2001;4727967]One of the things I really like about my Focus is the windshield wipers, and how they sweep like a bus would.[QUOTE]

I would prefer to refer to them as "European" not a bus hahaha. But I love the wipe, clears and covers everything for me. Ex gf honda civic had the same style.
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Old 05-17-2013, 10:25 AM   #22
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Yeah, most busses I've ever seen or been in had the normal small wipers, one on each windshield, not the style we have on the Focus, C-Max, and Fusion among others now.
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Old 05-17-2013, 10:25 AM   #23
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Civics have it I believe. But on short windshields, it would catche less. Our long windshields kinda need them
i agree.. additionally, the gov't requires that a certain percentage of the windscreen be swept by the wiper and the 'bus' style on the focus accomplishes this.
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Everything old is new again. Our '69 Cutlass had opposite-facing wipers, too, if I remember correctly.
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I added my idea to be able to program out the courtesy wipe. How long does it take to approve and make public so people can vote on it?

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Old 05-18-2013, 09:34 AM   #28
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I too think the wipers are cool. I replaced my blades with Motorcraft OEM 2802 drivers, 2803 passenger. Why use anything else?
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Everything old is new again. Our '69 Cutlass had opposite-facing wipers, too, if I remember correctly.
I am afraid your not. I had a 69 Cutlass S. The wipers were standard style.

Or did you mean to write, '96?
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