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I am interested in feedback from anyone using heated wipers . MM , you either drive way to fast or way too slow ........:D
We have Everblades on 2 of our trucks...I was going to install them on my personal truck before this winter, and now I'm wishing I did. One of our trucks they lasted about 6yrs before having to replace them...the other truck is a 2015 and still functioning as they should.
 

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We have Everblades on 2 of our trucks...I was going to install them on my personal truck before this winter, and now I'm wishing I did. One of our trucks they lasted about 6yrs before having to replace them...the other truck is a 2015 and still functioning as they should.
They work well in all conditions?

Back in the early '00s they worked great in blizzards but sucked when roads were wet.
 

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I have $1200 boss heated headlights and they still freeze....
That sucks. :confused:

Maybe a plow deflector should be your next investment?

We have Everblades on 2 of our trucks...I was going to install them on my personal truck before this winter, and now I'm wishing I did. One of our trucks they lasted about 6yrs before having to replace them...the other truck is a 2015 and still functioning as they should.
Never heard of them, and Google only found me info on a Florida hockey team. :terribletowel:



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OK, found their website.

https://www.everblades.com/?gclid=C...TJPECQbJUQhoH6in5T5aF_-AneJtJjdsaArPBEALw_wcBhttps://www.everblades.com/?gclid=C...TJPECQbJUQhoH6in5T5aF_-AneJtJjdsaArPBEALw_wcB
 
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Even though the rubber scrap I got is thick, (and I even doubled it) I've had an idea about making a heavy duty steel one.
 

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Hmm not a bad idea. Ive searched and there are some other companies too with self regulating ones so you dont have to wire a switch. NICE.
maybe might need to do this?! Hmmmmm
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Here are others I found.

Google Type S heated Wipers
walmart and autozone. each one wire individually??

https://crystalclearblades.com/
These guys are nuts at 420.00 a pair!!!

These are the ones auto on and off via engine running and via temp
https://ultraheatedblades.myshopify.com/
A Bit more that Everblades but not much and no wiring through the firewall whhich would be worth it for me personally. Temp sensor.
 

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Couple hundred bucks is worth a shot.
 

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I just purchased a set if heated blades that have the module and temp sensor.
https://www.thermalblade.com
Gen 3 hooks straight to the battery very simple hook up.

I put a set on my Ford about a week and a half ago quick and dirty out in the cold (spent maybe 15 minutes) because they arrived a day later than I expected, and several storms were headed my way.

Plowed with them for about 40 hours total over 4 different storms the last week, 17 of those hours while it was still snowing with temps ranging from -13 to 25 F and only had to get out twice to bang the blades not because of streaking but because of ice build up on the top of the passenger side frame (only the squeegee is heated not the frame like other brands)

Obviously I can't speak about long term, but so far I am extremely happy with them.

Caveats...
You still have the problem of ice build up under them on the cowling that needs to he removed occasionally, and when it is sub zero you also need to keep the glass really hot or the water that accumulates on top of the blade instantly freezes at the top of the windshield when the wipers wipe.

First world problems I know but my feet got a little cold since I had to keep the defrost on high, and quite often in the past in sub zero temps I have worked with a cold windshield to combat icing, so all my heat was dedicated at the floor.

Edit: @Bluethumb posted recently that he picked up a set of Everblades he might have good feedback on that brand.
 

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I have run the Gen 2 ThermalBlades for a few years now and they work great! Liked them so much I now also sell and install them.
I've got the Gen3 blades on a couple of other vehicles. Very easy to install and maintain.
We had freezing rain earlier this week so I disabled the passenger side wiper to do a side by side comparison. Huge difference! In the attached picture, you can see the difference between the two wipers.

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