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Old 04-22-2006, 05:24 PM   #1
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This may seem trivial, but what are some good windshield wiper blades?

My windshield wiper blades are a year and a half old, lol. Both front ones make gaseous noises when they're operating when the windshield is not that wet. They're just old, and need to be replaced.

The back, however, doesn't make as much noise but I'd replace that one too.

I'm afraid of going to (insert name of auto parts store) and picking out any old set of wiper blades, because I don't know anything about quality in a wiper blade. Is silicone any good?

What are some good wiper blades to buy?

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Old 04-22-2006, 06:01 PM   #2
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I use good old Motorcraft Premium Wiper Blades with Rain-X. It seems to get the job done.
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Old 04-22-2006, 06:03 PM   #3
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are they available from the dealer only or anywhere?


edit: I measured 14.5" (rear), 18.5" and 21.5" (front)... correct, yes?
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Old 04-22-2006, 06:16 PM   #4
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the cheapest ones that come with a receit
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Old 04-22-2006, 06:35 PM   #5
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get PIAA silicone wipers. those are the shiznit. they are quite when they go across the windsheild when its dry. and each blade comes with a applicator towlet to wipe on your windsheild to make the water just bead up and slide off the windsheild. they have like a one year warrenty or something like that. the wipers themselves last i think it said like 5 years. the part i like about them though is that, say its raining and your on the free way, you dont really have to use your wipers because of how the water beads up and rolls off the window from the wind! no joke.
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Old 04-22-2006, 06:39 PM   #6
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i always go with bosch pretty expensive for wipers but they last me a long time and we have snow and rain a lot
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Old 04-22-2006, 07:14 PM   #7
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bosch microedge are great. about $10-$15 for each blade, but worth it.
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does autozone or advance auto parts carry the bosch and piaa?
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I second the PIAA blades. Out of all the parts Ive put on my car as funny as it sounds those blades made me the happiest!
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And the cheapest place I found the PIAA was at cardomain.com
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