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Hey all... was sittin' in a parking lot, and happened to notice a set of "dual wiper blades" on a chevy next to me... so instead of a pair of 2 on the windsheild, it was two sets of 2, only difference being the brackets the blades were mounted to. Anyone know where to get some of these? I can't even find them on the internet! My blades suck, and have tried a few different brands/types... but seem to be continually replacing them. Any ideas where I can get a hold of some of these?
 

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HoT_DoGgIN said:
Hey all... was sittin' in a parking lot, and happened to notice a set of "dual wiper blades" on a chevy next to me... so instead of a pair of 2 on the windsheild, it was two sets of 2, only difference being the brackets the blades were mounted to. Anyone know where to get some of these? I can't even find them on the internet! My blades suck, and have tried a few different brands/types... but seem to be continually replacing them. Any ideas where I can get a hold of some of these?
You should be able to find them in any chain auto parts place in the aisle right next to the fake gold cellphone antennas, neon tubes, LED windshield squirters, and fake blow-off valve noise maker things. :D

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....Mike
 

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Not sure if this will help.

I put a new wiper blade on the drivers side every 8 to 12 month, then I move the old blade to the passager side. Here is So Cal the sun (and smog) kills wiper blades.

I clean my windshield often, even when it rains. Some people think that rain cleans the glass, but the oils are the problems during the 1st few days of rain.

Most auto parts stores sell more than one make of blades, I don't buy the cheap ones. I don't know the make of blades that my local parts house sell, but they work good.

Let us know if those dual blades help, I can't see how, they are less than 1" apart.
 

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Mike said:
You should be able to find them in any chain auto parts place in the aisle right next to the fake gold cellphone antennas, neon tubes, LED windshield squirters, and fake blow-off valve noise maker things. :D

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Don't forget the curb feelers :D
 

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HoT_DoGgIN said:
Hey all... was sittin' in a parking lot, and happened to notice a set of "dual wiper blades" on a chevy next to me... so instead of a pair of 2 on the windsheild, it was two sets of 2, only difference being the brackets the blades were mounted to. Anyone know where to get some of these? I can't even find them on the internet! My blades suck, and have tried a few different brands/types... but seem to be continually replacing them. Any ideas where I can get a hold of some of these?
Rain X windshield wash cured my problems. I live in NH and have the same blades on for 2 winters. Good stuff.
 

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I second RainX. That stuff will help the crappiest of wipers do their job well.....for about a month anyway. Then you have to re-apply.
 

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I second RainX. That stuff will help the crappiest of wipers do their job well.....for about a month anyway. Then you have to re-apply.
Get the windshield wash that goes right into your wash tank. No bs with applying anything, just dump it in and go.
 

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Get the windshield wash that goes right into your wash tank. No bs with applying anything, just dump it in and go.
Yeah that stuff works great but how's it on the paint? I know my old nova had some nice streaks from the nozzels of the washers. I don't polish religiously so just wondering. Thanks!
 

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Yes, it leaves a film or streaks on the paint but wipes right off. I've been using it for 2 years now, no prob.
 

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Don't forget the curb feelers :D
Make sure you get the scented tree on your way out :D

The last car I saw here (L.A.) with dual wiper blades looked like something out of a Knight Rider nightmare!

-Dave
 

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HAHAH... you guys crack me up... I was thinking I could find a set of black dual wiper blade thingers in the bling isle or whatnot as an experiment.. especially if they're only gonna set me back $10 or so. I figure that since I have 2 wipers, one's wiping one way, the other in the opposite direction... when they get bad you switch em'... I guess it's worth a shot and will let you know if I find em'
 

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i'm gonna have to go with the other guys and recommend rain-x. been using it during the rainy seasons since i've had my truck and i'm still on the original set of wiper blades. i bought the truck back in december of 2000
 

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Piaa

If you want to experiemnt with a good wiper blade, I heard PIAA blades are supposed to be real good..

-Dave
 

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saki302 said:
If you want to experiemnt with a good wiper blade, I heard PIAA blades are supposed to be real good..

-Dave
I tried them and didn't notice any difference. OEM are as good as any.
 

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bb609,

How do OEM's compare to say Bosch? The Bosch pair I got not too long ago are streaking already.

I used to like the Lexor brand wipers, but they're hard to find now.

-Dave
 

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bb609,

How do OEM's compare to say Bosch? The Bosch pair I got not too long ago are streaking already.

I used to like the Lexor brand wipers, but they're hard to find now.

-Dave
Never used them.
 

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The last set I got... was a set of ANCO wiper blades that were covered in teflon... they worked better than Anything I had ever seen anywhere for the first 2 months, and then they crapped out on my @$$ fast... I'll have to go get some rain-x and try that... does that stuff come off of the window when you use your wipers?
 

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The last set I got... was a set of ANCO wiper blades that were covered in teflon... they worked better than Anything I had ever seen anywhere for the first 2 months, and then they crapped out on my @$$ fast... I'll have to go get some rain-x and try that... does that stuff come off of the window when you use your wipers?
Yes, it doesn't last long on a hard rainy day when you're constantly running your wipers, maybe a 1/2 hour. Just spritz it once in a while to keep the windshield slippery and it does wonders. At night, you almost don't need to use wipers until another car flashes your windshield. The rain just rolls up and away. If your blades aren't too good to start with, it will dry out a little streaky though.
 

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Do the silicon blades last any longer with the acid rain?
 

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20 years ago you could buy the duel wipers in any color you could think of, They even had pink ones :) The idea didn't last long here in the east. every time it snowed or we had freezing rains they were useless and really hard to clean off.
I really agree with the rainx in the window washer. It's really good stuff!
 
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