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    Rear wiper

    Hi, not sure where to put this thread but.

    I want to remove the rear wiper as its just annoyin and i NEVER use it. Someone did it on here and it looked much smarter.

    How would i go about completely removing it, replacing it with a grommet which i will then colour code.

    Any help ?

    Thanks
    '51 MK4 Astra 1.6i 16v

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    i done this about 2 months ago. If you have an irmy spoiler you will need to remove that.

    Then lift the flap on the wiper, unscrew and remove.
    Then you need to open your boot, remove the trim and you need to undo the 3 nuts holding the wiper motor in place. There is also an electronic plus you need to remove from it. the motor will then just drop out.

    Then grommet it up! (35mm grommet)

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    Quote Originally Posted by SWC_Scotty View Post
    i done this about 2 months ago. If you have an irmy spoiler you will need to remove that.

    Then lift the flap on the wiper, unscrew and remove.
    Then you need to open your boot, remove the trim and you need to undo the 3 nuts holding the wiper motor in place. There is also an electronic plus you need to remove from it. the motor will then just drop out.

    Then grommet it up! (35mm grommet)
    Thanks, are the 3 nuts easy to spot when ive taken the trim off? and quite easy to get to? sorry im a starter with cars and dont want to do anything that might mess something up.
    '51 MK4 Astra 1.6i 16v

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    If anyone else has done this and has a spare wiper stalk from a hatch WITH cruise control then let me know - Ive got a coupe one u can have in return.

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    yup really easy to see. its all self expanitry really.

    i did mine without reading a guide. there is nothing there to mess your car up with although sometimes i regret taking mine off.
    Even though i didnt use it much, when i do need to use it, its a pain

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    Quote Originally Posted by SWC_Scotty View Post
    yup really easy to see. its all self expanitry really.

    i did mine without reading a guide. there is nothing there to mess your car up with although sometimes i regret taking mine off.
    Even though i didnt use it much, when i do need to use it, its a pain
    Cheers for all the help. I will have a go at it tomorrow. I havent had a fuse for mine in about 3 months and haven't missed it yet !!. I'm thinking it will look a lot tidier anyway.
    '51 MK4 Astra 1.6i 16v

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    Don't need to remove the Irmy spoiler, you can get in without (just!)

    I managed to break a clip off on my rear wiper arm, swapped it for a new one at Billing.

    Took all the tools i needed to take the spoiler off and realised i didn't need to.

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    wer do u get the 35mm grommit from as i cant find one anywere

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    i got it from an electrical wholesales place.

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