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Wiper Blades

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by lsocoee, Dec 9, 2008.

  1. Dec 9, 2008 at 3:03 PM
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    lsocoee

    lsocoee [OP] My hair is all natural Moderator

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    I bought some of those Bosch wiper blades with the straight arm but they were $30 each and you have to replace the entire thing when they go bad.

    My wife's 08 Honda CR-V comes with blades that have the straight arm, but you replace the rubber yourself for about $7 each. I was thinking that I should get an appropriate length wiper blade from Honda and then I could just replace the rubber parts when they go bad. Anyone tried something like that?

    I know I could get the blades with the arms and replace those rubbers, but I don't like the way those look.
     
  2. Dec 9, 2008 at 3:08 PM
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    06BLUEDBLSPORT

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    i dont get what your saying, pics?
     
  3. Dec 9, 2008 at 3:11 PM
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    lsocoee

    lsocoee [OP] My hair is all natural Moderator

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    I had these [​IMG]

    I don't want these [​IMG]

    I don't have a picture of my wife's but they are similar to the first one, but they have replaceable blades.
     
  4. Dec 9, 2008 at 3:13 PM
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    So you want to get new arms with blades? didnt know you could replace the arms
     
  5. Dec 9, 2008 at 3:16 PM
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    lsocoee

    lsocoee [OP] My hair is all natural Moderator

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    no, I don't want to replace the arms (but yes you can replace them) Right now, I have replace the windshield wipers. I'm going to eat sushi. See you guys and gals later.
     
  6. Dec 9, 2008 at 3:21 PM
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    hell man........the bosch icons are badass blades!! if you dont want them.....go a little cheaper and get the rain x wiper blades from wally world. if you only want the refills for the ones you have now....or some to match the ones your wife has......hell, walmart may have them too.
     
  7. Dec 9, 2008 at 3:32 PM
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    Perhaps find Bosch's website and see if you can get refills for the arms .
     
  8. Dec 9, 2008 at 5:12 PM
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    not bad!!!! I might have to get some. do they work good?
     
  10. Dec 9, 2008 at 5:22 PM
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    valeo makes an awesome wiper blade man. piaa does too.
     
  11. Dec 9, 2008 at 5:40 PM
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    Yes, I've had mine a year and still as good as new.
     
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