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Old 07-02-2015, 12:06 AM   #21
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Re: Windshield wiper reccomendation?

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I upsized my driver side wiper last change. Think I went two inches over stock, no issues.
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Old 07-02-2015, 03:50 PM   #22
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Re: Windshield wiper reccomendation?

No need for wiper blades in Southern California, I took mine off to improve the aerodynamics
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Old 07-02-2015, 04:50 PM   #23
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Re: Windshield wiper reccomendation?

I run 24" driver side 22" pass side. I like the Bosch Icons the best. The Rain-X Lattitude perform well too but the mounts are kinda chunky. I might try their Quantum blade next, since it maintains the Rainx coating.
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Old 07-02-2015, 04:57 PM   #24
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Re: Windshield wiper reccomendation?

I say go big or go home! I have 26" blades on both sides. They just fit the windshield without hitting the trim. I drive from my wheelchair and sit really tall in the van. The 26's are a must for me. They also work really well in the winter up here in Canada.
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Old 07-02-2015, 05:49 PM   #25
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Re: Windshield wiper reccomendation?

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I say go big or go home! I have 26" blades on both sides. They just fit the windshield without hitting the trim. I drive from my wheelchair and sit really tall in the van. The 26's are a must for me. They also work really well in the winter up here in Canada.
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Old 07-02-2015, 05:56 PM   #26
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Re: Windshield wiper reccomendation?

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I say go big or go home! I have 26" blades on both sides.

First bigger tires, then wheels, now wiper blades! Whats next, rear view mirrors? brakes? hey, wait a minute.......
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I say go big or go home! I have 26" blades on both sides.

First bigger tires, then wheels, now wiper blades! Whats next?
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Old 07-02-2015, 07:54 PM   #28
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Re: Windshield wiper reccomendation?

I had never noticed it before, but I drove a friend's car for awhile (which has a big driver's side wiper blade) and when I got back in my E-350 the wipers looked positively stubby!

I never thought of running taller blades - duh!
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Windshield wiper reccomendation?

I'll have to try the upsized blades next time. I just bought new blades about a month or so ago. Drat. The stock ones look so tiny.
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Re: Windshield wiper reccomendation?

My practice in the last couple years has been to buy the super cheap ones more often. I think Michelin are the cheap ones that have replaced Ancos at most parts stores and I just buy them more often, like at least once or maybe twice a year. This goes without saying, I hope, but you need a good scratch free windshield for any wipers to do a decent job. On an off-road vehicle like an SMB that means a new one every few years, or maybe even more often.
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