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    Who's got.....

    ....an annoying stowaway spider residing in their rear wiper arm???

    Every time I jump into my van for work in the morning I usually cast an admiring glance at the Zaf which normally has its ass end pointing at me. And near as dammit, there is a spiders web hanging around the rear wiper arm, above and below and it annoys me!!

    Whenever I used to wash the bus, I made a point of flipping the arm out and try eradicating the sodding thing with a good 160Psi blast from my Karcher and felt smug in the knowledge that the 'vandal' has been evicted.

    2 and a 1/2 years later, it has dawned on me that spiders just love living in my wiper arm, as the day after the power wash, the spiders web is back, the tenacious little tit.

    I've never had this problem on any previous car, does anyone else get this problem?

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    There is a spider that lives behind the passenger side wing mirror. I think Tangy has one on his side too. Mebbe its a family of them, lol
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    Mine live in each door mirror.

    Give it a jet and 2 days later there is a nice fresh web
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    Both mirrors AND the rear wiper!

    And they appear to be immortal...
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    Same hear i get one in the boot on the rear side windows the Dogs Eat them

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    at least all yours are on the outside!
    i seem to have a few webs on the inside corners of the windscreen and the sun visors!
    as for the outside, it only seems to be the drivers mirror
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    my one is inside the car Till the dog eats them

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    Thank feck its not just me, its pathetic but it does my noggin in.
    Its weird, I've never had the problem before on other cars, or certainly nowwhere near as persistant, not by a mile.
    When I looked at the bus at the VX gargage in Leicester, it had the web on the rearwiper then and I asked the salesgoon jokingly if it was included in the price to which he replied 'no sir, the car will be thoroughly valeted prior to your delivery'.

    They drove the car down to me 3 days later and the spiders web was there again! How I cursed the valeter , cursings which I now suspect were unwarranted.

    Hmmm, I wonder if its the same spider lol.

    Weird thing is though, i randomly flip the wiper foward and peep inside and can honestly say that I've only ever seen a spider in there once or twice.

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    I sometimes feel I need counselling on the matter

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