Originally Posted by TeJay
I'm not using the standard length blades to reduce the swing weight. I'm sure some will think we weakened the blade arm to much. In fact there are much longer blades (32" up to 40") that are designed to fit on the 12-mm hook so I'm sure there's enough of a safety margin.
Yep. Valid argument regarding wiper strength.
AFTER ALL, I have 28" blades on my 2012 Dodge minivan, and it uses 9mm arms. So, no problems swinging that blade with 9mm -- Chrysler would have made the change long ago if wipers had snapped.