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    Smile Windshield wiper recommendation

    Hello,

    I am in the market for some windshield wipers as the replacements on mine (after 1 year) is no longer doing its job in keeping my windshield clear. So it's time to replace those and get better ones. The current ones are the economy ones from Canadian Tire and now I am in the market for something better.

    If you know any brands or places that I should check out, please let me know.

    Thanks a million!

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    Default Re: Windshield wiper recommendation

    The bosch icon wipers are very good, also Sillblade is a great option. Both are ~$20-$30 per blade.
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    i use the factory blades i have a 2010 but i get the blade from the newer 3 the more flex style then just the metal skeleton ones that came on mine from factory. they do a very good job. also used to use the reflex blades before on my old car. never had a problem there. ( and if you buy from crappy tire theres ways to get free blades every year... ) and my parents and inlaws use the blades from costco Michelin blades i believe.
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    Costco = good cheap solution
    Just go to automotive and ask to see their nuts
    It's like a buck a nut

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    Default Re: Windshield wiper recommendation

    Quote Originally Posted by S.F.W. View Post
    The bosch icon wipers are very good, also Sillblade is a great option. Both are ~$20-$30 per blade.
    Ya, did some research after posting this and ya I heard bosch icons were recommended. Any idea how it will hold up in the winter months?

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    Default Windshield wiper recommendation

    PIAA Super Sporza Silicone Blades. Best wipers out there. I bought a pair for my 2010 in 2011 and they still work great. Crazy!!

    Edit: it seems these may be discontinued. Probably replaced with PIAA super silicone blades.


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    Default Re: Windshield wiper recommendation

    The Michelin ones from Costco seem decent in my experience. Not an uber blade, but good bang for the buck. Should be about $35ish for two.

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    Default Re: Windshield wiper recommendation

    I personally get them off rock auto. You can go as low as $4 for a pair but $15 gets you a decent pair. However I plan ahead and order them with parts when I need to.

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    Default Re: Windshield wiper recommendation

    Thank you everyone for all your input!!

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    Default Re: Windshield wiper recommendation

    Quote Originally Posted by bbbwood View Post
    The Michelin ones from Costco seem decent in my experience. Not an uber blade, but good bang for the buck. Should be about $35ish for two.
    Actually, cost is $9.49 each for all sizes ($18.98 + HST=$21.45). Have them on my 09 and work great for me. They usually last 9 months. I use RainX so they don't get used as often as untreated windscreen.

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    Default Re: Windshield wiper recommendation

    Quote Originally Posted by RustyMZ3 View Post
    Actually, cost is $9.49 each for all sizes ($18.98 + HST=$21.45). Have them on my 09 and work great for me. They usually last 9 months. I use RainX so they don't get used as often as untreated windscreen.
    Thanks for the correction; I was going solely on memory.

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