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Old 05-27-2016, 01:21 PM   #1
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Unhappy Finding 26" WMB blades

I just purchased my first MH a few weeks ago and noticed the wiper blades need replacing. First went to Camping World and they sold me Tricor and the fastening portion was not correct. I have googled WMB Wipers without any luck. Any suggestions before it rains again?
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Old 05-27-2016, 02:06 PM   #2
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When we bought the MH back in 2012 it needed wiper blades. I went to O'Reillys Auto Parts and they were able to cross-reference them and ordered for me. It only took a couple of days. As I remember, the cost was about $39.
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Old 05-27-2016, 02:54 PM   #3
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Finding the 26" wipers for our '08 Bounder was like an Easter Egg hunt. Even several NAPA shops didn't have or know where to get them. So I called Fleetwood and they actually had refills. Since we were on the road and needed them, I had them shipped. Cost me as much to ship as it did the wipers. Problem is / was most people sell loaded arms these days it seems. Since the arm on the coach mounts with 2 small screws, nobody could say if the blades would actually fit (Rain X etc).

But I now know what I need...
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Fleetwood Part Number in Yellow and upsidedown...

Edit... tried several Loves, Travel America, Wallyworld and Camping World. And Zones and O's and a couple independent RV shops.

Fleetwood would only give their part number and it didn't cross reference with NAPA and a few others who tried.
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Old 05-27-2016, 03:20 PM   #4
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I found complete wiper blades, not refills, at Costco (Michelins), and at Walmart, (Goodyear), for our motor home. Sounds like tire purchases, but they sell wiper blades as well. I did have to do a slight modification to the mounting hole on the blades. I forgot he price, but they were reasonable. I installed one set, and put one set in with the the spare parts I carry onboard.
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Old 05-27-2016, 08:26 PM   #5
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Rock Auto has 26" Trico blades for your motorhome $1.29 apiece part number 68261 for that price they are packaged under various brands (NAPA Camping World etc) if you want the box to say "Trico" they run around $15 apiece but inside the package the blades are exactly the same.

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I should add these are the truck style that mount with small nut and bolt not the clip-on automotive style

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Old 05-28-2016, 10:45 AM   #7
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Thanks for all the help!

I did not want to go through the expense of purchasing new arms which would stay compatible with what is readily available at most any store.

See you on the road.
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Old 05-28-2016, 10:48 AM   #8
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Not the WMB's on the Fleetwood. These are held in place by two set screws, which make them more difficult to locate. Learn more about this RV thing everyday.
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Old 05-28-2016, 10:55 AM   #9
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Another vote for Costco. 26" is the longest they sell. They come with a kit that allows them to be mounted to several types of connectors. The best part, they're about $8.00 a blade, sold individually.

Your post reminded me to buy some blades for my Honda CRV toad. The first blades that came up were these.
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I buy mine at Walmart - they usually stock up to 28". Bosch, Rain-X, Michelin, etc., whatever brand I like. Mine use a small bolt to mount and the standard blades have a hole in the right place but it's a shade too small. I run a drill bit through to ream it out and am good to go. Sometimes I just push the drill bit through by hand - the size difference is so close I can do that.
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Old 05-30-2016, 09:15 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by bill06447 View Post
I should add these are the truck style that mount with small nut and bolt not the clip-on automotive style

However, most metal frame automotive style have a hole in the frame that accepts the metric bolt and nut fastener. Found out the hard way, never buy the plastic frame wipers.
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