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#1 Old 05-06-2012
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Question Wiper replacement . . . . (redu')

I've read through a lot of the previous posts on the subject, but haven't seen many definitive recommendations . . . . I've included a picture of my OEM wiper which includes the "aero" profile on the wiper frame.

So, for those who have tried the various types (blade refills on the OEMs, ICONs, etc.) which do you feel give the best performance?

The refills usually work ok initially, but seem to develop "pressure point" streaking rather quickly. If you go with one of the newer "mono-beam" designs, you lose the aero tweak; they are usually a bit more expensive as well.

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I put the Bosch Icon wipers on mine,good quality wiper blade
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Went with the mono beam type. No issues at all.
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I've been using Goodyear (monobeam) no problems,
& they sell them at Costco less than $20 each.
All the moonbeams I've seen have a bit of aero tweak to them.


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I have some Trico Force blades - had them for about 6 months now and I really like them. They also have a bit of an aero flip to them.
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