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Cheaper alternative for VE Wiper Blades

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In this case ( ACD one) it wasn`t the rubber wiper (which was replaced) it was the plastic blade that holds the rubber wiper.
In the GM one it is metal blade that holds the rubber wiper.
So I reckon after 3YRS. the plastic blade in warped.
I backup this with : new whole ACD blade installed and works right.

I will still put 303 on the rubber wipers.
 

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Here’s mine being soaked with aerospace 303.
The green things are sleeves over the blade. Doing it over a couple of days.
 

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Here’s mine being soaked with aerospace 303.
The green things are sleeves over the blade. Doing it over a couple of days.
What do you do next?
 

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Um, put the wiper arms on the car.
I have the arms off for other reasons.
 

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So the rubbers are dry or do you wipe them and put them on?
 

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So the rubbers are dry or do you wipe them and put them on?
LOL Yes, I wipe the wiper blades, let them dry a little and put them back on.

I do the tops as well.
 

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LOL took me 2 posts to get all the How Too.
Thanks will give it a go.
 

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Here’s a little trick I did which made my wiper blades work like new again. I just slid out the rubber blade, then reinserted it the other way around.

Works amazing now. Previously it wasn’t wiping in the centre section. Good temporary fix anyway.
 

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Holden

Look at the front page for part numbers.
Holden and AcDelco
 

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Holden

Look at the front page for part numbers.
Holden and AcDelco
I did see the part numbers,
Is there a particular seller you would recommend, apart from Holden ?
I did buy a set of front ones, from a Stealer,
But I recon they were a warranty replacement, because they seemed to be used, but they claimed to be new,
But when I installed them, they left streaks on the glass, where NEW wiper blades wont do that.
So I am a bit suspicious of who I buy from now.
 

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@VS_Pete hey Pete, just recently purchased my Ve ss, wipers are way passed expiry date I found a guy selling Ve ss wiper pair replacements for only $18? what are your thoughts on them?
Here's the link

https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/300938602054
Pretty much in need to get mine changed asap as mine long gone!!
I have used this seller numerous times, and they are good.
 

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Hmm, I didn’t even look for wiper blades from this seller,
Where I have purchased numerous other mechanical parts/items from them over the last few years.
 

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I only use the GM/Delco for the VE.
So I can`t comment on other brands for VE.
I do use Supercheap for one of the VS Wagons.
 

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Try “Wipertech” very,very good.Cheers:):)
I bought Wipertech blades for my wagon. The rear window blade wouldn't sit hard against the glass They posted out 2 more replacements, same issue . Ended buying genuine GM, perfect fit no issue.
 

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I put new blades on the SS and the middle of the passenger side wiper still doesn't touch the screen. Do I need to bend the actual arm itself to put more pressure down?

edit: a slight bend didnt change anything :/
 
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I put new blades on the SS and the middle of the passenger side wiper still doesn't touch the screen. Do I need to bend the actual arm itself to put more pressure down?

edit: a slight bend didnt change anything :/
ive got the same problem and its starting to annoy me now. Are your wiper blades genuine or aftermarket ?
 

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if any of you guys have cosco membership, they have full blade replacement ones for 15 bucks
 
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