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Old 08-21-2010, 09:23 PM
Brandon22685 Brandon22685 is offline
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Default Best Windshield Wiper Blades?

I'm needing some new wiper blades on the Ranger and I was wanting some input on which blades are the best for our trucks? I know there are a ton to choose from but sometimes there are only a few blades that work the best for a vehicle and I wanted to see if anyone has run across a set...
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Old 08-21-2010, 09:55 PM
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Default Re: Best Windshield Wiper Blades?

I usually go for the ones in the medium price range, about $7-$10 each. I will not buy a wiper that costs $20-$30 (thats just stupid) but, i also won't by some cheap ass $2 ones either.
I currently have the Anco ones. does the job.
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Old 08-21-2010, 09:56 PM
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Default Re: Best Windshield Wiper Blades?

The only ones I could recommend for year round use is the rain-x brand. I've bought regular ones, winter ones, mock rain-x brand and they never lasted. The rain-x ones work great year round and hardly streak for me!
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Old 08-21-2010, 10:02 PM
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Default Re: Best Windshield Wiper Blades?

i use reg. rain x as well. theyre nice
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Old 08-22-2010, 12:15 PM
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Default Re: Best Windshield Wiper Blades?

i use anco wiper blades
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Old 08-22-2010, 12:42 PM
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Default Re: Best Windshield Wiper Blades?

I've had the Michelin symphonys for 2 years now and their still working great. Their an all season frameless wiper just like the Rain-x latitude. No streaks, and works great in ice, snow, and rain.
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Old 08-22-2010, 12:57 PM
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I've had the Michelin symphonys for 2 years now and their still working great. Their an all season frameless wiper just like the Rain-x latitude. No streaks, and works great in ice, snow, and rain.
Because South carolina is well known for it's Ice & Snow.
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Old 08-22-2010, 12:58 PM
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I've been running my factory ones for 4 years.... =/
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Old 08-22-2010, 01:24 PM
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Default Re: Best Windshield Wiper Blades?

Yea Terry, here in SC we get snow all the time, lol. Maybe once every 25 years...
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Old 08-22-2010, 01:28 PM
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Default Re: Best Windshield Wiper Blades?

I had the Michelin ones for my last set. They were the best ever.

Wife got the rain x kind this time and I actually hate them. They will apply rain x to you window when the go across so it kinda helps early on in their life. Once they start to wear they streak really bad.
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Old 08-22-2010, 01:48 PM
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Default Re: Best Windshield Wiper Blades?

Well what does everyone think about these silicone wiper blades out there? Are they better than the rubberized blades?
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Old 08-22-2010, 01:50 PM
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We have the silicone blades on our Volkswagen. They have lasted a whole summer. The rubber ones tend to crack and come apart in the summers around here.
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Old 08-22-2010, 02:22 PM
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Default Re: Best Windshield Wiper Blades?

i just use Anco blades. On my ranger and on my dad's GMC Safari, they have worked great. Use the winter ones in the winter time since my ranger is parked outside, keeps the ice and stuff out of them. I ended up putting Napa winter ones on this past fall, will never do that again, there is no flex to them, Anco are superior in my opinion. And the cheapest, since no matter what blades we put on, gotta change them at a minimum once a year. And i use Rain-X regularly as well as Rain-X washer fluid. Ice slides right off in the winter, even without the defroster
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Old 08-22-2010, 02:23 PM
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Default Re: Best Windshield Wiper Blades?

Rain X brand are the best. I worked as a fleet manager for a Sherrifs Depatment in Western Pa. They were the only brand I would but on the Deputies vehicles. All so used there windshield fluids.Ran them winter and summer
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Old 08-22-2010, 06:21 PM
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Default Re: Best Windshield Wiper Blades?

Alright I'm thinking about going with the FlexBlade Silblade Silicone Wipers. What do you think? They look just like the Rain-X Latitude and the Michelin Frameless Wiper Blades.
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