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Old 01-17-2010, 08:21 PM   #1
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Need good rear wiper blades for 2000-2007 hatch... what and where to get?

I've always used Michelin brand and it's the only one that works properly as far as I know.

Now, that size has been discontinued and I can only find the 15" in Anco. \
15" and smaller blades are becoming hard to find.

The Anco doesn't work properly and it misses the red portion shown here:
Michelin is the only type that works well. For front blades, I can get a proper wiping with just about anything.




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Old 01-17-2010, 08:35 PM   #2
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I put a 16" on mine, and it works great, doesnt miss at all. I cant remember what brand though...
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I always buy the ford ones. They are the only ones for me that work right.
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Old 01-17-2010, 10:24 PM   #4
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I actually have Michelin on the rear wiper and it always misses up top. Been looking around but I cant find many brands that sell 15's. I'd go with what ever cheap ones you can find and change them out when they go bad.
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Old 01-17-2010, 10:32 PM   #5
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I can get a proper wiping with just about anything.
One of those phrases that can be really funny if taken out of context.

Back on topic, does anyone else use a 16" blade? Seems like if it's only that much bigger it should be fine. I might need to try that since my rear wiper is also in need of replacement.
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i use the one off the ford edge.
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Old 01-18-2010, 02:09 AM   #7
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I picked up a higher end Anco from a O'Reilly/CSK store. It works fine.
16" Michelin and 15" Wal-Mart Anco didn't do the trick.
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BOSCH ICON!!!!expensive as s**t but they are the best i've ever bought....worth every penny....
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I always buy the ford ones. They are the only ones for me that work right.
I went to the dealer too. I tried a couple off the shelf and they just weren't hacking it.
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Thumbs up Upgrade wiper blades for ford focus

If you want to upgrade all around to the newer-style frameless wipers, I could only find one aftermarket choice that had the 22" ds, 19" ps and 14" rear. I found the "Trico NeoForm Beam Blades" online and they're fairly priced, wipe super well, are super quiet and look really good. They perform well in rain and snow and put up with the abuse of a Wisconsin winter. The place I bought them from just notified me that there's a $15 rebate thru 5/15/2010. I highly recommend...
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