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09-16-2012, 12:51 PM #1
What wiper blades do you recommend and does rain x ruin wiper blades?
I have used everything from the cheap $3.xx Anco wiper blades to the $25 wiper blades and I guess the $24 wiper blades seem to hug the windshield better and last longer than the Anco's, but either way, I have always liked Rain X because there are times (at least here in NC) where the rain will be coming down so hard that even with the wipers set to high, they just can't keep up with the rain that is falling. So 3 questions:
- Which wiper blades do you recommend?
- If you used Rain X, did it ruin them over time?
- Where you able to restore the wiper blades if Rain X messed them up and if so, how?
09-16-2012, 12:58 PM #2
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Currently have cheapo blades on the truck but front and rear windows have Rain-X treatment and I use a wiper fluid from Rain-X. Might get Rain-X wipers this weekend because they are on sale. Just the treatment stuff works amazing but would love to try their wipers.
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09-17-2012, 04:01 AM #3
I have been partial to Bosch. They seem to last longer than the AC Delco or whatever factory puts on lol
09-17-2012, 04:47 AM #4
09-17-2012, 06:39 AM #5
X2 on the Bosch blades.
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09-17-2012, 08:05 AM #6
Which rain x fluid is it, I remember when it Rain X fluid first came out, there were allot of problems with it because over time it would clog the fluid motor and fluid tubes causing the pump to run harder and eventually die.
09-17-2012, 08:12 AM #7
09-17-2012, 12:45 PM #8
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09-17-2012, 02:04 PM #9
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Just yesterday I swapped out a set of very old and chattery Rain-X wiper blades on my Saturn for a set of Bosch blades. I would have loved to have put Bosch Icons on, but at $25 a blade, I can't afford it. From what I've heard the Icons are the best on the market.
On my Suburban I put the cheapie Valucraft blades on because they rot from the sun and not being used before I get any decent life out of them. I do have Rain-X wiper fluid in the 'burb. I really didn't notice a difference in performance, but I suspect the washer fluid works best when used in conjunction with regularly Rain-Xing the windshield.Christopher
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09-17-2012, 05:07 PM #10
X3 on bosch blades, had them on my 03, and the 05. probably be putting them on the 11 when they wear out.
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