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10-06-2011 12:08 AM
Wh33lin
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Originally Posted by kerad11
i love my rain x lattitudes...
The rain x lats I bought have have skipping across my shield unless there is a lot of moisture to move. Not particularly happy with them.
10-05-2011 11:25 AM
kerad11 i love my rain x lattitudes...
10-05-2011 11:07 AM
Hammond_Egger I just installed these 2 days ago, figured it was worth a try..

OEM AERO JEEP WRANGLER 1997-2006 3PCS SET WIPER BLADES | eBay
10-05-2011 11:05 AM
zdragon got a pair of Ansco blades from walmart for less than 10 bucks....blades last a lot longer if vehicle is garaged when not in use.
10-05-2011 09:35 AM
DevilDogDoc Ordered me a set of silblades off amazon yesterday. It rains far too much here to be messing around and you find in the 13 inch are cheapies that streak and chatter. We'll see how these do. Paid 13 a piece so if they last the 9 month winter here I'm golden!
10-05-2011 09:27 AM
silver165 hmm shows how often ive had to change mine. just measured them an i have 13" only had to buy one set since i bought my jeep.
10-05-2011 09:15 AM
silver165 how will 16" blades fit? there is not many choices in the 15" locally
10-05-2011 09:10 AM
Pmedg Is there any reason they dont make 13" Solid Wiper Blades (i.e. Bosch Icon) I have used them on every other vehicle I have owned and really like them compaired to the open frame ones.
10-05-2011 08:48 AM
MikoSiko I use only wiper refills... good enough (and cheap) solution for me... obviously assuming that the rest is in good working condition
10-05-2011 08:05 AM
06GoldenEagle problem ive found is the beam type blades dont come in 13in anyplace ive went
10-04-2011 05:47 PM
HowardJ I used rain-x latitude on my Crossfire and loved them.
The problem I am having is finding a freaking 15" blade locally that doesn't look like it's going to fall apart in a month >:|
08-18-2011 07:00 AM
robbiecc i'm one of those that usually buy them when needed but i have noticed that alot of the auto parts stores around by me MAY carry 1 brand of 13" blades if i'm lucky(and only have 1 or 2 sets on the display). the ones on there came with the jeep and are close to a yr old(with me-who knows how long they've been on there) and so far they seem to be doing fine. the only nice part-i have an advanced auto kitty corner and a o'rielys across the street-between the 2 i can usually find what i need.
08-17-2011 07:50 PM
andres0101 i use bosch i like em
08-17-2011 07:30 PM
Jerry Bransford The longest lasting wiper blades I've ever owned (in 48 years of driving) are Silblades which are most easily found on the Internet. Just don't buy from Silblade directly as I did, you'll pay a lot more than what all their online dealers charge. I forget their warranty but it's really long... like 10 years or lifetime.
08-17-2011 07:27 PM
Chris65GMC
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Originally Posted by NavySeabee56 View Post
I use rainx plus rain x blades they ve worked fine for me and not to expensive
Bosch blades are pretty good, mid priced, but at least they are only 13 inch blades, my old civic had the 30 inchers on it, that was a lot of $$$.

Also, rainex really does work well, and surprisingly the rainx winshield wash works well in the interim of coating your windshield with the actual product.
08-17-2011 06:57 PM
NavySeabee56 I use rainx plus rain x blades they ve worked fine for me and not to expensive
08-17-2011 06:03 PM
dfry Hmmm, just finished reading many reviews of Silbades. Seems that unless you purchase directly from them, their warranty doesn't apply. My search continues...
08-17-2011 04:16 PM
dfry Bringing up an old thread, 'cuz I've been looking for new wiper options. I currently have PIAA Wiper Blades. They are OK, but nothing to write home about. I will have had them for a year in September. They squeak and some times skip, mostly when it's a light rain or drizzle. I paid around $14 each, with wasn't so bad, I thought. I was just checking into Silblades. 5 year warranty compared to 1 year on PIAAs. They cost $25 from Slilade's website, but Amazon has them for our TJs for $8.72 ea. That's not bad. I know, or rather read, that TripleEdge blades are Life Time warranty. I've had them on many vehicles over the years, as they were my standard go-to blades. Just average in terms of function and longevity, and they never lasted more than a year for me. I usually put winter blades on for winter, so really didn't even get a year out of them. Wasn't worth my hassle of warranty exchange for saving just a few bucks...and usually when I needed a blade, I needed it right away.

Think I will give the Silblades a go. Not quite ready to ditch my PIAA blades yet, but fall/winter is fast approaching, and I want to be prepared.

Also, I've used Rain-X for years on different vehicles. Used it on my Jeep at first, but it seemed the flat windshield wasn't as easy for water to clear from. I switched over to Invisible Glass and have been very pleased with it. Bug juice cleans off very easy, too.
07-01-2011 02:07 PM
doclouie I bought some Triple Edge blades and they have a lifetime warranty. www.thewiperstore.com I bought them like 10 years ago and they usually last about 2-3 years. Then I call up the company and let them know they are worn out and they send me new ones. Best money I have spent. All my cars have them.
07-01-2011 12:24 PM
BTA88 I've been wondering this myself. I've had my blades on for about a month and they are showing serious signs of wear. They were ADCOs. I'll try some frameless this time.
07-01-2011 12:21 PM
kpdiver Spend it now or spend it later...I'm more of a long term guy. I like quality so I don't have to worry about for awhile. Just my 2˘.
07-01-2011 12:08 PM
DKarge87 Yea the sill blades look nice but I about choked when I saw the price but all the money I have spent 20 here and there for blades atleast 3 sets a year this seams the cheaper route just more expensive up front
07-01-2011 10:23 AM
IslandTJ Frameless blades seem to work well and last. I've been running the ones sold at COSTCO (Goodyear brand) on my Celica for over 2 years and they still perform as well as when I first installed them.

On my Jeep, I use Silblades (the frame type) and they are just as good but aren't cheap.
07-01-2011 10:19 AM
Jiffydarren I've had Napa's winter blades on mine for about 2 years. They still work well.
07-01-2011 06:57 AM
C.L. When your current blades wear out, just wrap a hand towel around the framework. Close enough.
07-01-2011 06:04 AM
kpdiver Silblade by far have been the best I've found. Just found my receipt and I bought them in April 2008. Still working fine.
07-01-2011 05:52 AM
Benjy I use rainx, minimizes the need to use wipers in the rain as often for me. Almost 6 months and 9,000 miles on my Jeep and I'm needing to replace mine finally.
07-01-2011 05:47 AM
kjeeper10 Mine are falling apart and still work, I got them from AZ, they were cheapos
07-01-2011 05:37 AM
DKarge87 I even went as far as to think about tryin to cut down a beam blade
07-01-2011 05:34 AM
cork1958 The $64,000 question!!

Personally,
I don't think they make any long lasting blades anymore.

I don't buy the very cheapest, but sure don't buy the most expensive either.
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