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Wiper Blades

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by surfsupl, Jan 22, 2009.

  1. Jan 22, 2009 at 4:24 PM
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    surfsupl

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    I have not had much luck lately w/the last 2 pairs of wiper blades I have purchased. They may have lasted 6 months max before making more of a mess than cleaning my front window. What wipers if any do you think are worth the money?
     
  2. Jan 22, 2009 at 4:27 PM
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    Delmarva

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    Bosch Icons... :thumbsup:
     
  3. Jan 22, 2009 at 4:29 PM
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    i had bosch, rainx, and now im back to stock wiperblades really didnt last and toyota was selling the wipers for $5 good deal
     
  4. Jan 22, 2009 at 4:35 PM
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    My last two sets were rain-x brand but different models. Was not happy w/either of them.
     
  5. Jan 22, 2009 at 4:36 PM
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    SocalMan22

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    I thought they would have been good but man was i wrong
     
  6. Jan 22, 2009 at 4:48 PM
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    bosch icons or some silblades.............awesomeness!!
     
  7. Jan 22, 2009 at 5:05 PM
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    Valeo Ultimate. FYI: Bosch basically stole their design.
     
  8. Jan 22, 2009 at 5:06 PM
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    true......but you can get the icons at autozone. dont you have to get the valeo's online?? i havent seen them at any auto parts store anywhere.
     
  9. Jan 22, 2009 at 5:10 PM
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    I'm not familiar with these wipers?
    Why would something be on my truck for something that happens twice a year(rain)????????
     
  10. Jan 22, 2009 at 5:12 PM
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    lol... and that's why I moved from Tucson... :laugh:
     
  11. Jan 22, 2009 at 5:13 PM
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    never heard of siliblades... hmm
     
  12. Jan 22, 2009 at 5:14 PM
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  13. Jan 22, 2009 at 5:15 PM
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    So you will be able to see on those two occasions you need them :D
     
  14. Jan 22, 2009 at 5:19 PM
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  15. Jan 22, 2009 at 5:25 PM
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    I use my wiper blades more to clean my windows than rain. I think we got 1 good storm last year.
     
  16. Jan 22, 2009 at 5:48 PM
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    True but you can buy the Valeo's 2 for 1 on TireRack.

    I will also vouch for Silblades. They are very good wiper blades; I used them on my Explorer a while back.
     
  17. Jan 22, 2009 at 5:49 PM
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    sweet......pretty damn good deal on tire rack......thanks for the heads up man!
     
  18. Jan 22, 2009 at 6:20 PM
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    I have Bosch Icons and the are great. I have had Valeo's as well and they are great as well. If I remember right Valeo's are stock on BMW's, Porsche, and a few other luxury vehicles.
     
  19. Jan 23, 2009 at 7:09 AM
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    +2. I run Valeos on my car. Same pr has lasted over 2 years now & still quiet streak free squigee action. Of course they aren't dealing with the mud that trucks would. I'll be gettin some for the taco when it becomes necessary.
     
  20. Jan 23, 2009 at 7:28 AM
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