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Old 12-13-2010, 09:09 AM   #11
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id like to have a set mounted on the inside too..lol my windsheild always gets a weird residue on the inside of the windshield... always figured it was my ol ladys smoking.... but i got rid of her a while back... and i still got the build up lol.. i have to clean it like once a week.... i have a think about keeping a windsheild clean... if it aint clean it irriatates me
Certain dash protectants cause a film to build on the glass. Avoid Armor All or those with alcohol base. Not only will they evaporate quickly, they can actually dry out seats and plastics, and leave a film on the glass, such as what you're experiencing on your windshield. Try a light coat of wax, then buff off to remove the residue/smears on the glass. It works.

You must have really loved that girl to allow her to smoke in a vehicle. That would never happen with me or my truck!
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Whenever you change the size of your wippers does it make that signifacant a change? I'm thinking about doing this but I'm wondering if going to a 22", or 23" or some different kind of combo would make them caught up on one another or something like that. I think maybe I'm putting way too much thought into this. What do you guys think?
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Certain dash protectants cause a film to build on the glass. Avoid Armor All or those with alcohol base. Not only will they evaporate quickly, they can actually dry out seats and plastics, and leave a film on the glass, such as what you're experiencing on your windshield. Try a light coat of wax, then buff off to remove the residue/smears on the glass. It works.

You must have really loved that girl to allow her to smoke in a vehicle. That would never happen with me or my truck!
Well as much as i would love to armorall my dash and door panels im highly allergic to it... and i usually just use some warm water... and a rag..... or just look at it...

i think its actually coal dust... from work..

i wish i wouldnt have let her smoke in it too..lol
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Whenever you change the size of your wippers does it make that signifacant a change? I'm thinking about doing this but I'm wondering if going to a 22", or 23" or some different kind of combo would make them caught up on one another or something like that. I think maybe I'm putting way too much thought into this. What do you guys think?
I've had 22" blades for over a year now, and I think that's what most people will tell you to use if you're going to buy a set. But the difference between 22" and 23" will be minimal at best. I mean your talking half an inch on either side..really not significant.

If I may give a suggestion.. the Rain-x Latitude blades are awesome!
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I have 22" blades that came on my 2007 screw. I went to Pep Boys and asked for the right size in a Rain-X Latitude and they said they should be 20".
Which size is right? The owner's manual doesn't list a size but the 20" seem too short.

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defiantly go with 22" It will give you a bigger clearing area
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That's what I planned to do but all of the wiper brand sites (Anco, Trico, Rainex, etc) say it's 20". I didn't want to damage the wiper motor or something by using larger blade than I was supposed to.
I'll probably take them back and get the 22" because that's what I have now and they do cover more of the windshield.
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id like to have a set mounted on the inside too..lol my windsheild always gets a weird residue on the inside of the windshield... always figured it was my ol ladys smoking.... but i got rid of her a while back... and i still got the build up lol.. i have to clean it like once a week.... i have a think about keeping a windsheild clean... if it aint clean it irriatates me
You might try replacing your cabin filter
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my cabin filter??? hell i aint been to my cabin in a few weeks that sounds like an idea ... haha i thought about that i dont even know if my truck has one or not
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I have 22" blades that came on my 2007 screw. I went to Pep Boys and asked for the right size in a Rain-X Latitude and they said they should be 20".
Which size is right? The owner's manual doesn't list a size but the 20" seem too short.

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20's will work better...I bought the 22's and the whole blade does not contact the windshield..I will try 21's next time.
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