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BEST WIPER BLADES

Discussion in 'Product Reviews' started by hotrod45, Nov 1, 2011.

  1. Nov 1, 2011 at 1:37 PM
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    hotrod45

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    anyone have some favorites? in sunny fla, they last about 6 months and then they crumble. are there some better ones out there i should be looking at?
     
  2. Nov 1, 2011 at 2:00 PM
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    Pugga

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    I've got a set of Bosche Icon's that I'm pretty happy with. Honestly though, get Rain-X windshield washer fluid and you hardly even have to use your wipers when it rains.
     
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  3. Nov 1, 2011 at 2:04 PM
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    TacoFMS

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    One or two things modded... Check out the build
    look at the trico neoforms or the other top line tricos. worked at auto parts stores (two of the big name ones) for quite a while and have tried everything from rain x to bosch to goodyear trico and all the store brands and such. trico by far lasts the longest and like the other guy said rainx washer fluid really helps out.
     
  4. Nov 3, 2011 at 11:36 AM
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    Rellik01

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    Pep Boys has a buy 1 get 1 free now for Rain X Repel. They are impregnated with Rain X and constantly are re applying.
     
  5. Nov 3, 2011 at 11:37 AM
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    Casey05Taco

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  6. Nov 3, 2011 at 5:20 PM
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    Kelson

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    Silblades are probably the best wipers out there. Any style, i have the Hybrid one They're on amazon too and pretty cheap now. silicone coated and they last forever, not to mentn theyre probably the quietest and the most effective windshield wipers, the rainx and Bosch blades don't even come close. And I'm hella anal about my windshield wipers.

    Two 22"!
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    Warhorseforever

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    taco084gb

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    I use Valeo wiper blades from Amazon here in Sunny Cali and have had them on for about a year now and just started raining this week. Stil holding up well.
     
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    I have tried rain-x, Bosh, and no-names. I keep coming back to the factory ones. You can replace just the insert, as long as you still have the factory wiper.
    Rain-x applied directly to the windsheild works the best, but the washer fluid additive works well inbetween applications.
     
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  11. Nov 6, 2011 at 8:12 PM
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    Utah trashes wiper blades. I have tried the expensive ones and the cheap ones. The winter ones are the worst. I have come to the conclusion the expensive ones are just crap. They all end up lasting about a year around here (must be the dry air). So I just buy the cheapest ones after the first snow storm and I am good for a year.
     
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    I've had good luck with Rain-x Latitude. Don't use Rain-x applied to glass by hand (too much work) but, do use Rain-x washer fluid.
     
  13. Dec 27, 2011 at 9:07 AM
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    I'm like utard. I buy the Toyota blades when they're on sale and replace them every fall. I also swear by Rain-X.

    Steve in ABQ
     
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    Rain-X, plus I spray the Rain-X water repellent spray on all my windows. Works out nicely. :D


    Any decent brand is good though with that spray. It's all about the spray. :D
     
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    I used rain-x window wax for years (you rub it on and then spend alot of sweat polishing it off). It works pretty well...about two months at a time. I then discovered Aquapel...easier to apply and lasts about four months. Hardly use the wipers at all..still use the rain-x wax on the side and back windows though..(Aquapel isn't exactly free). Cheapest place I've found it is Ebay..
     
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    wolf's chemicals glass sealant.. never buy wipers or use them again... unless you get some mud splash.
     
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