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Automotive Maintenance And Detailing

Automotivecare

Automotive Maintenance And Detailing

Here is our recommendation of rubber wiper blade

1. MOTIUM OEM QUALITY Premium Wiper Blade

As mention at the rubber wiper blade guide, the spoiler type is one of modern design wiper blade for this day car.   MOTIUM is a wiper blade we can use with several car brands and models.   The blade component has aerodynamic shape.  The advantage is down force to the front windshield, In addition, it wipes clean and smear free.

The J hook arm type makes it use universal with car models.  We just slide the old one off then slide this wiper into the wiper arm with ease.   One thing you should be aware, there is a plastic blade protector on the rubber edge, don’t forget to remove before using otherwise you will see a streak on the windshield. 

You can use this wiper blade at a very distinct temperature, from very cold to extremely hot zone.   Its working temperature is   +158F to -40F or +70C to -40C.  Hence you do not need to worry about durability anyway as in our guide you should have to clean it regularly.  Once a month is a good period.  Clean rubber blade helps a lot to give you more clear visibility on the rainy or snowy day.

We Like:

 –  J hook type make it easy to remove and install

 – Rubber blade edge cutting is precisely

 – Durable even at high temperature

 – Quiet glide across the windshield

We Dislike:

 – There is no mechanism or nib on it to release air out of the tire

 – Its lightweight gives a feeling of non-durable

 – Stick and then skip across the windscreen some times

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2. Bosch ICON Wiper Blade

Most driver in Europe know well about the Bosch brand products.  They produce and sell the quality wiper blade for several car models from economy car to premium car.  We used to test their wiper blade before and know this is another one of their quality wiper blade. It is more expensive too.   However, they claim more durability up to 40% than other premium wiper blades.  

The wiper blade has hook adapter made of high quality plastic.  This helps it inserts to the wiper arm more stable.   It has a design of spoiler as same as other modern wiper blades.   Down force will make the blade hold the windshield better at high speed.

Because of Bosch wiper blade is one of the most selling in European countries which have cold weather.   For this reason, they have produced the rubber wiper blade with special formula.    Guarantee the durability and reliability of using.   Hence, we can use the blade in the extreme weather, no matter at low or high temperature. 

We tested this blade on both rainy and snowy day, it works very.  No streaking or  chattering.   The visibility of the driver and passenger is so clear.

 

We Like:

 – It is well design

 – Special and well quality hook adapter, installed firmly

 – No streak or smear

We Dislike:

 –   A little too high price

 –  It does not wipe clean 100% on the high curve windscreen of some car models.

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3. The Bosch Conventional Wiper Blade

The conventional wiper blade is used in many vehicles for a long time.  We can see this steel frame wiper blade on both car and truck.   It is still used for the new vehicle from the factory and for replacement of modern design blade, too.  Thus wiper blade makers are still keep this conventional blade in their production line.

This type of wiper blade has the metal tension spring as the main component.  No need spoiler shape to make down force, the springs are used for shaping and push the rubber blade to attach closely to the windscreen.   That’s make your windshield are clean and have clear visibility every time you turn on switch of  wiper balde.

Because of this blade made of metal, there is possibility to have rust or corrosion.  Then the production process has an exclusive zinc dichromate primer for corrosion resistance of all pieces.  We tested this kind of wiper in the long run, 3-4 year,  and no rust found on it.   Of course, the corrosion will start anytime if the metal has deep scratches into the primer.

We Like:

 – Well built , strong and high quality material

 – Easy installation

 – No noise or streak

 – Reasonable price when compare to its quality

We Dislike:

 – Rubber blade leaves  streaks after 12 months of use.

This product is available at Amazon. Click below link to visit store near you.

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