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Old 02-26-2011, 08:04 PM   #21
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Re: I need new windshield wipers!

Rain-X Latitude--- 24inch!!!!! about 5 inches longer than stock. Work great. Replace every year.
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Old 03-25-2011, 05:58 PM   #22
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Re: I need new windshield wipers!

I wipe them also every cleaning, and use a foam block to keep them up in the air off the glass when not on the road.
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Old 03-25-2011, 06:45 PM   #23
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The Piaa silicone blades are hands down, absolutely the best.

I have had them on all my cars for years. They are so good, you can clean your windshield without spraying water.

They were one of the first things I added to my SMB when I first got it. Also, you can run a bigger size than the stock size is. I believe stock is 20". I changed my Driver side to 22", and the passenger to 21". I think you could run 22" on both sides though. I only went 22 & 21 because that's what the replacement size was on my Tacoma, and I had them lying around.

I bought kinewave's van and have inherited the piaa silicone wiper blades on the van. They do have a shelf life and they are now streaking and not clearing all the water. I too am thinking of replacing the piaa blades and may try something else?
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Old 06-11-2011, 11:57 PM   #24
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Re: I need new windshield wipers!

I used 24" Costco wipers on the last change and they have worked great. The extra coverage is fine with no binding or conflict.

At $8 each, I should have been doing in every year.
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Old 06-12-2011, 12:11 AM   #25
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Re: I need new windshield wipers!

I've only had the PIAA silicone wipers on the van for a few months, but on my recent 2,000+ mile trip, they were fantastic. Absolutely quiet, and no streaks. Had plenty of rain and snow to deal with, and they didn't miss a beat.


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