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Winter wiper blades for a 2008 Silverado?

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by peterk800xc, Sep 25, 2009.

  1. peterk800xc

    peterk800xc Senior Member
    Messages: 188

    Anyone here know of a better wiper blade than the OEM for a 2008 Silverado? I am looking for a winter blade.I was at the local NAPA store and they are still stocking the regular type blades for these trucks.Thanks.
     
  2. sonjaab

    sonjaab PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,425

    PETE............After pulling my hair out trying to find ANY replacement blades for my gmt-900
    I found both summer and the rubber covered winter blades in stock at my local NAPA.
    They are the new style beam/pinch mount style.

    I got the NAPA Winter Edge rubber covered ones napa pn. 60-2257-13
    $15 each
     
  3. peterk800xc

    peterk800xc Senior Member
    Messages: 188

    Thanks.

    Thanks.I will be at the NAPA store in the morning.They were supposed to get these exact same blades in last Winter but never got them.Hopefully by now they have some in stock.Do they work better than the OEM blades? Hope they last longer also. Pete
     
  4. 06Sierra

    06Sierra PlowSite.com Addict
    from Maine
    Messages: 1,329

    I have been using Michelin all season blades. They work very well in the winter and seem to last pretty good as well.
     
  5. JeffNY

    JeffNY Senior Member
    Messages: 484

    I can tell you what NOT to buy..... Valeo one piece things. don't do it.
     
  6. mcwlandscaping

    mcwlandscaping 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,557

    i have really liked the ones without the pressure points...not the rainX ones but the michelin ones. Definitely worth the money!
     
  7. RichG53

    RichG53 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,135

    I have the Rain-X latitude or longitude ... I love them they clean the windshield very well winter or summer.... A little pricey but they work ....
     
  8. peterk800xc

    peterk800xc Senior Member
    Messages: 188

    Thanks!!!!!!!

    Got 2 of the NAPA 60-2257-13 Winter Wiper blades today.Just like the older winter blades ( all rubber covered) BUT with the new style GM pinch tab mounting system.Sure will make life easier this year plowing. Thanks again.
     
  9. naturalgreen

    naturalgreen Senior Member
    Messages: 404

    you guys rock I was just gonna ask this.
     
  10. Rubicon 327

    Rubicon 327 Senior Member
    Messages: 108

    I am also having good luck with mine so far, thought they were just going to be over priced POS that I would take back but they surprised me and I am happy with them!
     
  11. PLOWMAN45

    PLOWMAN45 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,830

    i use annco blades
     
  12. 06Sierra

    06Sierra PlowSite.com Addict
    from Maine
    Messages: 1,329

    I have the Rain X ones on my truck right now, replace worn out Michelins. IMO the Michelins are a lot better. I have had the Rain X wipers for about 3-4 months now and I need new ones. The cheapo blades at Wal Mart work better!
     
  13. grf_1000

    grf_1000 Senior Member
    Messages: 295

    gm will replace them under warranty till 12,000 miles. they replaced mine twice on my 08 in less then 12k miles. last winter was bad, most of the after market ones were not out. most are now.