post #1 of Old 05-17-2011, 03:50 PM Thread Starter
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can anyone recommend wipers

i need them soon. don't want the most expensive, but nothing too cheap either. i do wheel my jeep FYI.


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post #2 of Old 05-17-2011, 10:39 PM
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I've not had very good luck with the frameless wipers like Bosch Icon or Valeo Ultimate (around $20 each), but they have some Goodyear Advantage frameless at Costco for $8 each that are fantastic on the WJ.

However, for mud, you really need a traditional metal-frame wiper. Bosch Excel, Excel Plus work well for me and are usually about $12 each. I don't really care for the cheaper Ansa or Trico or the Rain-X wipers. Don't overthink it though.
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alright thanks man

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post #4 of Old 05-18-2011, 09:10 AM
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I've not had very good luck with the frameless wipers like Bosch Icon or Valeo Ultimate (around $20 each), but they have some Goodyear Advantage frameless at Costco for $8 each that are fantastic on the WJ.
x2, frameless wipers are great. The ones at COSTCO are pretty good.

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However, for mud, you really need a traditional metal-frame wiper. Bosch Excel, Excel Plus work well for me and are usually about $12 each. I don't really care for the cheaper Ansa or Trico or the Rain-X wipers. Don't overthink it though.
Although much more pricey (usually $16/blade), the Silblade Silicone traditional framed wipers last long and don't streak. I run Silblades .

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post #5 of Old 05-18-2011, 09:25 AM
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X2 on the Silblade recommendation. IIRC correctly, they are warrantied for a lifetime. I have put them on all my cars and Jeeps at once before and they do hold up seemingly forever. Best blades I've ever used in 45+ years of driving. Now all those cars and Jeeps are gone, I need to get some more Silblades for what I now have.

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