Windshield Wipers

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  1. littlewingz08

    littlewingz08 Well-Known Member

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    Good Day Philmug!

    just wondering if any of you guys can recommend a quality and affordable windshield wiper, and where to buy them?
    Bought a cheap one for a replacement after the stock one gave up on me, but it went blunt just after a few months. Went for another notch and setted for a Bosch wiper but it ended up the same and it didnt last long. So im really hoping that my next purchase will last longer that the previous ones.

    TIA!
     
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    I'm just replacing the rubber part...
     
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    NWB the best
     
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    NWB or Bosch would be nice. :)
     
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    Even Bosch have entry-level wiper blades for those who are cost-conscious.

    Personally, I've had very good results and reliability using Bosch Aero Twin on my previous car (Civic FD). Back then, I had to source it from a Bosch authorized dealer (Warren Automotive Co. on Benavidez St., Binondo).
     
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    Try the PIAA ones. It's the best I've used so far. It helps water beading as well as it's coated in silicone
     
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    NWB banana type
     
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    what do you mean by your wiper blades didn't last long?

    Rubber part was torn? Water lines?
     
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    buy the silicone or graphite wipers it will not break due to excessive heat if your car is always parked in an open space. also, you might want to consider wiper stands (if you will buy a cheaper wiper, coz graphite and silicone are expensive) so it will slightly raise the wipers when not in use.

    Denso, Bosch or NWB has those variants (Silicone / Graphite coated)
     
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    I'm also looking for replacement wipers. I read that silicone wipers are durable. So, I ordered PIAA Super Silicones for my car.
     
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    Rubber part probably went soft (i see no signs of tear)? First ascending swipe makes a sound as if they're clashing with each other, which wasnt present before. When it reaches the peak, it makes a squeaking sound as well as it swipe towards the bottom at the end of the wipe cycle. These annoying sounds are even audible even when the music's playing.

    For the silicone and graphite wipers, where can i buy one? Is there a shop at banawe that you guys can recommend? I am also curious with the NWB
     
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    i don't use wiper stands i just raise the wiper when i'm parked.
     
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    Do you regularly clean your wiper blades? You have to add this to your routine to remove dirt collected on open parking especially scorching days. Use lint-free tissue paper with denatured alcohol. Saved me from buying new ones when my wipers had the same symptoms as yours. Works squeaky well again.
     
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    As with the others, I go with Bosch, NWB, or Denso whichever pair is available. Also, when I park my car at the office, I raise my wipers up lalo na pag summer. At home I leave it down na lang since the car is in the garage.
     
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    thanks for the advise! Will try if that method can still save the one that i currently have with the existing symptoms. hehe
     
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    Bumping up this thread!

    I have decided to buy a new one, it seems like the one that i currently have are already broken(with cracks on the clamp).
    Im interested with the Silicone or Graphite Wipers. Any idea where I can get them?

    TIA!
     
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    bought a graphite type wiper for P 380 at handyman,,, squeekless~!
     
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    For Silicone, the only one available here is PIAA, I think. They are expensive. Saw them at Blade.

    Graphite coated wipers are easier to get. Bosch, NWB, Denso, RainX. They are available at mall hardwares. Open the packaging and try to touch or inspect the blade. They should have a black reflective powder coat.
     
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    Rain-X wiper blades.. and they are currently 20% off on all handyman stores
     

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