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      06-07-2019, 12:15 PM   #45
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Recieved mine today from the eBay link, and they are the same as yours 'VF371' .. so they must be the same as the VM I guess.
Haven't had chance to put them on the car yet, but they look good quality wiper blades.
I did an online chat with the supplier, and he said that the VF371 and the VM371 are the same, saying that Valeo are in the process of changing their codes...don't know how true that is.

Been through a few downpours now and they work well. Definitely as good as OEM.
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I did an online chat with the supplier, and he said that the VF371 and the VM371 are the same, saying that Valeo are in the process of changing their codes...don't know how true that is.

Been through a few downpours now and they work well. Definitely as good as OEM.
I had a feeling that must be the case.

That's good to know about the quality. Still haven't got round to fitting mine yet, but will do over the weekend.

Update:
Fitted the valeo blades today and they are working well, quiet and smooth movement

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I did an online chat with the supplier, and he said that the VF371 and the VM371 are the same, saying that Valeo are in the process of changing their codes...don't know how true that is.

Been through a few downpours now and they work well. Definitely as good as OEM.
Just a quick update for any other BMW owner's unsure on which wiper blades. Bought the above Valeo Silencio VM371/VF371 on ebay 21.66 all in. Switched over in minutes. definitely the OEM model. Black permanent pen on the valeo brand, all good. I have a BMW F31 Touring 2013.
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I have a 2016 LCI F30, will the VM371 fit mine? Thanks
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      07-21-2019, 01:34 PM   #49
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I have a 2016 LCI F30, will the VM371 fit mine? Thanks
Yes mate...either VM371/VF371, mine was a Dec 2015 LCI F30, they haven't changed.
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Yes mate...either VM371/VF371, mine was a Dec 2015 LCI F30, they haven't changed.
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Get the OEM ones. They're much cheaper on Amazon and a BMW dealership is the seller.
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Are these the same for the 4 series convertible?
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Are these the same for the 4 series convertible?
4 series are different size iirc
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Yes mate...either VM371/VF371, mine was a Dec 2015 LCI F30, they haven't changed.
got mine and fitted, they are so smooth, much better than the originals.
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got mine and fitted, they are so smooth, much better than the originals.
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got mine and fitted, they are so smooth, much better than the originals.
I'm impressed with mine too. Good quality wiper blades!
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I replaced my OEM wipers with Bosch when I had the F30.
They juddered and so I also replaced them with Valeo.
I put the Bosch Aerotwin on my car. They work well, no juddering but I don't like how high the wiper arms sit on the blades. Maybe should have bought the Valeo.
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I replaced my OEM wipers with Bosch when I had the F30.
They juddered and so I also replaced them with Valeo.
I put the Bosch Aerotwin on my car. They work well, no juddering but I don't like how high the wiper arms sit on the blades. Maybe should have bought the Valeo.
That is the problem with Bosch blades on the Fxx, fortunately they fixed that on the Gxx ones.
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I always use a small drop of nail polish removal on a piece of cotton and it works wonders in removing both the valeo/swf white logo from these OE wipers!
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I always use a small drop of nail polish removal on a piece of cotton and it works wonders in removing both the valeo/swf white logo from these OE wipers!
Good tip, might try that on my Bosch ones.
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Are these the same for the 4 series convertible?
its 24" and 18" for the 4 series
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18.82 a pair here.

https://www.windscreenwipersdirect.co.uk/vm371.html
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plus 2.60 for 2nd class delivery. Still good though
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I always use a small drop of nail polish removal on a piece of cotton and it works wonders in removing both the valeo/swf white logo from these OE wipers!
That's exactly what I did with mine
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cheers for the info - I've ordered my first set after 5 years

original set, which are still working fine, have been kept alive with this little device for a couple of goes (two cutter depths) ...
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