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Old 12-17-2005
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Icy windows

I constantly have ice building up on and around my wipers.
Even with the defrost on full blast this still happens.
So, I have an idea that might help this, let me know what you think.
I am thinking about using a rear defrost kit on the bottom 4" or so of
my front windsheild. JC Whitney makes a kit --CLICK ME
Do you think this will work?
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Lift the wipers up off the windshield before it starts to ice up, and scrape the ice off the windshield when you go out

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yea lifting the wipers up helps a great deal unless its raining and then that freezes... but that rarly happens so thats your best bet, and its free...
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Originally Posted by Tight Ranger
I constantly have ice building up on and around my wipers.
Even with the defrost on full blast this still happens.
So, I have an idea that might help this, let me know what you think.
I am thinking about using a rear defrost kit on the bottom 4" or so of
my front windsheild. JC Whitney makes a kit --CLICK ME
Do you think this will work?
Some auto manufacturers have done the equivalent what you are suggesting by installing a windshield with an integral defrost grid from the factory. It is usually just two or three grid elements down low where the windshield wipers "park".
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That always happens up here, it alwyas freaking annoys me.....you get those streaks of water b/c the ice is frozen to the blades. I think that's a great idea! Let us know how it works out.
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Lift the wipers up off the windshield before it starts to ice up, and scrape the ice off the windshield when you go out
I scrape my window and my wipers clean before I drive.
As I'm driving is when it keeps icing up. And reaching out the window
snapping the windshield wipers is kinda dangerous when you're driving
in a snow storm. I think I will try this once I get some money for xmas.
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