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Wiper blades?

Due to some recent events, I can no longer afford to put PIAA silicone wiper blades on both vehicles - what a shame because it is an outstanding product! Can anyone recommend a particular brand that they have had good results with - clean wipe, quiet, long lasting? Thanks for the input!
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Ya know, heres a lil tip from my dad (Mr Uber Cheap) takes some 120grit sand paper, and GENTLY go acrossed the blade. What happens is, over time, the rubber hardens. and then cracks, so u get crappy action. By using sandpaper to sand down the edge, u remove the hardness that formed on the edge. I been doing it forever, still using the blades that came with my truck...
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rain-x ones


i want to get the piaa aerodynamic ones for my vic
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I've got the Bosch ones from Jusnes on the way... I'll see how good they are soon.
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try the sand paper trick - it really works.
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Ya know, heres a lil tip from my dad (Mr Uber Cheap) takes some 120grit sand paper, and GENTLY go acrossed the blade. What happens is, over time, the rubber hardens. and then cracks, so u get crappy action. By using sandpaper to sand down the edge, u remove the hardness that formed on the edge. I been doing it forever, still using the blades that came with my truck...
my dad is the same way, lol but hey... it works
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how often do u sand them?? mine always rip off so i just buy the refillable ones but ill buy the piaas id i can keep them for a long time with this trick.
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I've got a set of the Michelin blades, they're great, clear wipe, no noise.
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I've got a set of the Michelin blades, they're great, clear wipe, no noise.
Same here. I haven't had mine very long (July), but they're great so far.
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I got goodyear and they are crap. i had them less than 3 months 1 tore and the other started streaking so I replaced them with motorcraft
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I put some new Bosch wipers on mine, they work really
nice, they clear good and are quiet.
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I'm running the BOSCH Icon wipers, those aerodynamic kind
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John -
Get the Graphite Piaa Blades. I am sure you will be happy with them, and I sell them for a considerable amount less then the Silicone ones. I have them for 12.95 for any size. That is about 1/2 of the silicone ones! Hit me up via PM or IM and we can talk.

Click here for Piaa Graphite Blades

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Bosch square looking type, works well for the last 6 months.
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I'm running the BOSCH Icon wipers, those aerodynamic kind
same here, but one if the end caps came off mine..
they are great blades, next time im going with a longer blade tho.
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walmart 4.99 ones... replaced 2x a year lol...im going to try that sandpaper thing right now to ha
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Mine get sanded down each morning that there is ice on my windshield. Then they just rip and I end up replacing each spring.
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I just got the Bosch Micron ones last week, so far they have worked very well, they are extremely quiet and absolutely no streaks
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I have never had a set of blades on my ranger that worked well for very long. I'm going to try that sandpaper trick next time if I remember it.
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Well i just put my Bosch Icon blades on that i got from Jusnes Modified and they are absolutely amazing. Silent, and practically dry the glass in one pass....
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