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post #1 of 10 Old 09-17-2010, 06:33 AM Thread Starter
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Better windshield wipers

Is there any good ones out there? All the ones I have tried (140k worth of driving) tend to suck monkey balls

Need guidance for sure before snow starts to fly
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post #2 of 10 Old 09-17-2010, 10:55 AM
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I think I am running Piaa or RainX wipers. We use them a shit down down here in Vancouver and they seem to work the best so far.

The RainX spray works stunning, makes any shitty wiper 1000% better. You can get that stuff at any Canadian Tire.

I payed around 25-30 buck for each wiper, but they do work well.
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I find the stock ones work great....it is the sprayer nozzle on the hood I find horrible....sprays the passenger side all right, but not the drivers.

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I find the stock ones work great....it is the sprayer nozzle on the hood I find horrible....sprays the passenger side all right, but not the drivers.

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You may have some crap inside the nozzle. Take a safety pin or a needle and wiggle it inside the holes of the spray nozzle. Should clear up right away. I have crap in there all the time and keep a safety pin in my glovebox for just that.

I think I have the RainX wipers and am very happy with them. I change them in the Fall every year.

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I find the cheap Winter blades at Canadian tire, the mastercraft brand work best for me, I run them year round, under $20 for a set and I go 1" or 2" shorter than factory blades, helps put more pressure in the middle of the blade. Had these blades for almost 3 years with no issue.

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Using Rain-X Latitude blades on my GMC Sierra and they work great. Will probably be putting them on the JK before long.

The 22" length for my GMC were about $23 each.
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There are some off brand RainX style ones at Walmart for $11 each. They work awesome. Just dont slap them off the windshield in the dead of winter. for rain and slush they are great.....and well priced.

And they come in the proper size.

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The rain-x latitudes are the best I have ever used. I think you have to get the ones that are an inch longer than what the book calls for. Don't worry, they fit and have a larger coverage area. Wort the money IMO.

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It doesn't matter which ones you buy out here; they'll be dry-rotted when you finally need them.

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post #10 of 10 Old 09-20-2010, 07:04 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks for the tips folks

Will get a set soon

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