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Need some suggestions for good winter windshield wiper blade replacements. Is it me, or are the ww on these trucks wimpy and unlike the rest of the machine?
 
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I tried Bosch and wasn't all that impressed. There is a Toyota option that is about the same price with a discount. Trying that now and liking it better so far. I think OEM has blade inserts but this is replacement blades like at the auto parts store.
 
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I have bosch on mine and they work well, i believe they are "bosch icon". Wiper blades are really only good for about a year or so before they start degrading in performance.

I agree the wipers aren't as powerful as some other vehicles but they are still pretty good. If only the same thing could be said about the rear defroster....
 
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Will look for Bosh Icon. Would like to try a couple of inches longer blades than the stock ones.... will try and see.
 
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Speaking of wiper blades. I have a 91 FJ80 and for some reason I cannot find a wiper brand that works. It has a 2 screw system that I haven't been able to find. I tried Michelin but their adapter didn'the fit their own blade. Any suggestions? I would prefer not to have to wait for an adapter to come in the mail.
 

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Speaking of wiper blades. I have a 91 FJ80 and for some reason I cannot find a wiper brand that works. It has a 2 screw system that I haven't been able to find. I tried Michelin but their adapter didn'the fit their own blade. Any suggestions? I would prefer not to have to wait for an adapter to come in the mail.

Have you tried inserts from the dealer?
 

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Speaking of wiper blades. I have a 91 FJ80 and for some reason I cannot find a wiper brand that works. It has a 2 screw system that I haven't been able to find. I tried Michelin but their adapter didn'the fit their own blade. Any suggestions? I would prefer not to have to wait for an adapter to come in the mail.

I will make you a hell of a deal on some everyday arms. I think you have an aftermarket version there.
 

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I'm going to throw this out. Hows come my 2.5 year old GMC truck still has the original blades on it and I have to buy Autozone blades every 3-4 months on my Accord. I know the answer but goldarn! And the GMC lives outside 365!!!
 

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I'm going to throw this out. Hows come my 2.5 year old GMC truck still has the original blades on it and I have to buy Autozone blades every 3-4 months on my Accord. I know the answer but goldarn! And the GMC lives outside 365!!!
because you're probably buying $7 trico or anco blades and you get what you pay for
 

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Is it a traditional wiper install? I like the traditional because its always easy to buy one somewhere. My blades always go bad when I'm on a trip. I'll try it though.

Yes normal install. A local AZ guy parks outside and claims his Slightline have lasted over a year. Rare for any wiper to last a year in AZ with the heat. Refill rubber is available from the dealer at a low cost.

Toyota Sightline U hook style for direct fit on a 80 series part#85212-YZZ82-TM
 
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Yes normal install. A local AZ guy parks outside and claims his Slightline have lasted over a year. Rare for any wiper to last a year in AZ with the heat. Refill rubber is available from the dealer at a low cost.

Toyota Sightline U hook style for direct fit on a 80 series part#85212-YZZ82-TM

I have to replace them every year. I usually wait until the monsoon to starts.
 

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