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Old 03-31-2013, 09:08 AM   #1
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wiper blades

Mine are worn already. Can I measure the length and get some at a parts store?
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Yes about any auto parts store can offer wipers for your rig. What would be more interesting to me is to find some that would last more than a few months?
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Old 03-31-2013, 09:17 AM   #3
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Go to Home Depot and buy some of that split black foam pipe insulation and cut it to fit the length of the blade and slip it on to cover the windshield wiper when at the campground or in storage. It will make them last much longer. Got to keep them UV rays off of them.
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Old 03-31-2013, 09:26 AM   #4
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The above suggestion works. i did this to our blades over 4 years ago and the wiper blades are still good.
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10/4 on the split insulation. Been doing this for years and never replaced my blades yet. Biggest problem is remembering to remove them when traveling since they blend in well.
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also,if you wipe them down with white vinegar it keeps them like new.
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Also wipe them with Rain-X. It works real well.
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The April "Motorhome Magazine" has a comparison of several brands of wiper blades.
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My dealer recently installed a brand new set of wipers last week. We are on the road in Tennessee turned on the wipers in the RV park and one popped off. Apparently they didn't use the proper arm clip and the won't stay on. We went to CampingWorld and they had one set which didn't fit. It's raining Nd we can't find a set and we are leaving tomorrow morning.
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I just went to Auto zone yesterday and got a set that fit mine. brought the old one in measured it (26") and verified the holes lined up, took about 5 minutes to change out.
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I will try hit they are 32" and the local store didn't her any. Looks like I'm going to be calling everyone.
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I switched to the goodyear blades from Costco. 24inch on my Meridian. They work well and we get a ton of rain in the NW.
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If you have 32" blades such as Tru Vision TV6-32 or Trico 67-321 you can't get refill blades but if you switch to a 28" blade such as TV6-28 or 67-281 then you can get refill blades at a fraction of the cost and you can remove the blades during the winter
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Go to Home Depot and buy some of that split black foam pipe insulation and cut it to fit the length of the blade and slip it on to cover the windshield wiper when at the campground or in storage. It will make them last much longer. Got to keep them UV rays off of them.
That's a good idea. I use fluoresent green tennis balls under the wiper arms. High visibilty so I don't forget to take them out before take-off. I like it...........Works for me. Keeps the pressure off the blades to the glass but does nothing for the UV like your idea.
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