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its very easy, the whole process takes no time at all
just wipe them down and spray bomb them. Hang them with a piece of string or wire

take you longer to let them dry before loading the new refill in
 

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its very easy, the whole process takes no time at all
just wipe them down and spray bomb them. Hang them with a piece of string or wire

take you longer to let them dry before loading the new refill in
I'll take a closer look when I get into the parking garage after work. =D Thanks.
 

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Oh my god. I'm such an idiot. I was thinking you removed the entire wiper assembly with arm when you spray paint them. I see what you did now. Ok I get it.
 

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Does anybody have a good source for the wiper blade refills/inserts (the rubber piece only)? I was able to detach the rubber portion from the rest of the wiper assembly, but couldn't find the correct refill anywhere. I measured and they're 19" and 22".
 

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Does anybody have a good source for the wiper blade refills/inserts (the rubber piece only)? I was able to detach the rubber portion from the rest of the wiper assembly, but couldn't find the correct refill anywhere. I measured and they're 19" and 22".
TRICO - Windshield Wiper Blade Refill: 45-190
TRICO - Windshield Wiper Blade Refill: 45-220

Both passenger and drivers side. I got them at O'Reilly's
 

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while you have the blades off clean them and hit them with some of this, they will look better than new
my advanced auto always has it on the shelf

 

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I picked up some replacement wipers that also had the wing on them from locally. I think they were around $15 each and seem to work well; but I don't recall the brand name.
 

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Received the blade refills yesterday and installed them. It was a little tricky but very straightforward. I'll definitely be doing it this way from now on (since I ordered 8 pairs of refills lol).
 

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you dont even need tools, they just bend and hold in place with tabs on the refill
before you put the refills in Shoot the blades with some semi-flat krylon while they are off and they will look brand new again
I know its an old thread but i need to do this, my Wiper blades hv been toast 4 a while but i was dreading the aftermarket replacements.
I initially debated spraying or soaking with them in 303 UV spray
 

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For anyone still trying to do this Trico has stopped making the refills so we might just hv to do a dealer replacement to keep the OEM look but if you can get a store that still has stock of this I would load up since Trico does not make them any more.
I just did an order replacement but next time I will do PIAA silicone refills(PIAA | Silicone Wiper Refill 19"(475Mm) #94048) & the 22" this shud be worth the $
 

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I just ordered a spare set of the OEM blades as a backup. In reality the car now doesn't really see bad weather, so the wipers don't get used much if at all, so I should be set for a while.
 

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When I bought my 09 V used it came with some cheap blades, (I clay bar my windshield and blades) but they would skip across windshield at speed, I ended up installing Trico Ultra's they have a little wing or as they call it a Vortec aerofoil on them for better performance at highway speeds, but I might still go get some OEM's to compare to.

Trico Ultra are American made
TRICO® Ultra | High Performance Wiper Blades Made in the USA (tricoproducts.com)
 
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