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new rainX wiper blades??

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by mcwlandscaping, Feb 18, 2007.

  1. mcwlandscaping

    mcwlandscaping 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,557

    has anyone thought about trying these? The offer that they put out with them online doesn't seem too bad either. Any input?

    http://www.rainx.com/
     
  2. chev_4x4

    chev_4x4 Senior Member
    Messages: 128

    I bought them for my personal pickup and they work really good. They are a little pricey, but the buy one get one free from pep boys sold me. Only one problem the one I installed on the drivers side, the locking mechanism broke so whenever I lift the blade to clean off the ice or the windshield, it falls off. But when its down it stays on. They work awesome. I have to find out about getting a replacement. Got to get them on all the trucks soon.
     
  3. mcwlandscaping

    mcwlandscaping 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,557

    does pep boys still have this going on?
     
  4. phofmann

    phofmann Junior Member
    from Va
    Messages: 6

    Rain X

    Same here on the Rain X blades! I usually don't but stuff like blades being a dealer tech., but did on a recommendation from our detail guy and was very impressed. Ended up buying more for the rest of the family vehicles. Got the same deal from Pep Boys.
     
  5. oarwhat

    oarwhat Senior Member
    Messages: 158

    I bought them from pep boys and I thouht they were great. Then it got really cold out and I think they suck. The ice really freeze's on them solid, flicking the blades does nothing you have to keep pulling the ice off. Above above 25 or 30 degrees they work great ,any lower they suck.
     
  6. chev_4x4

    chev_4x4 Senior Member
    Messages: 128

    pep boys deal good untill end of march i believe
     
  7. ThisIsMe

    ThisIsMe Senior Member
    from Mass
    Messages: 745

    Are they by chance the same as the Bosch blades? They sure do look the same in the picture.

    Even more so when oarwhat mentioned that the ice is a pain to get off. I have the same problem with the Bosh baldes. You need to pick ice off with your fingers. Smacking them does not work.
     
  8. jason t.

    jason t. Member
    Messages: 40

    I don't personally have them, but this is the exact thing one of my sub says about them. He hates them!
     
  9. Daner

    Daner PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,187

    I have the rain x blades

    I love them...first yr on one truck...One thing that i do is...I wipe on Rain x Juice...I have never had any iceing problems.
    IAlso apply the rain X juice to all the windows, the snow beads right off .
    Cheers
    Danerwesport
     
  10. Frozen001

    Frozen001 Senior Member
    from Rome NY
    Messages: 908

    Yea I have the bosch blades and the Ice is an Pain to keep off... I wish there was a really good all year round blade...
     
  11. ThisIsMe

    ThisIsMe Senior Member
    from Mass
    Messages: 745

    I might of not been 100% clear. It looks like the Bosch blades just branded RainX.

    Neithertheless The bosch blades are a pain to keep ice off. I was going to try the oil or RainX on the blades.
     
  12. bigjeeping

    bigjeeping Senior Member
    Messages: 675

    I just picked some up during our last storm when some how my current wipers disintegrated. Workin' great!
     
  13. douglasl330

    douglasl330 Senior Member
    Messages: 356

    MCW auto zone -by the auto village was running the same promo last month may still be running it!-- the other guy I plow with bought them--he thought they were a pain in the last storm--I gave him some spray silicone and he was good to go for the rest of the storm.