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#3202582 - 12/01/13 04:06 AM Walmart and Anco 31 wipers
TrevorS Offline


Registered: 07/14/13
Posts: 1281
Loc: California
If you have been buying the excellent and very cheap Anco 31 wipers from your local Walmart and they have now stopped selling them, you will be glad to know that the new Supertech branded wipers are identical and the same low price.

Just put the replacement on today and it worked great. I was actually replacing an Anco Profile 24 inch blade that has smeared from new in exactly the worst spot possible. The Anco 20 inch on the passenger side works great though. Looks like the larger Profile blade is too curved for my windscreen.

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#3202586 - 12/01/13 04:23 AM Re: Walmart and Anco 31 wipers [Re: TrevorS]
skyactiv Offline


Registered: 03/02/13
Posts: 2153
Loc: The Midwest
I get my wiper blades at Wal-Mart. I can no longer find wiper refills and auto parts stores charge too much for wiper blades.
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#3202588 - 12/01/13 04:29 AM Re: Walmart and Anco 31 wipers [Re: skyactiv]
demarpaint Offline


Registered: 07/03/05
Posts: 25604
Loc: NY
Originally Posted By: skyactiv
I get my wiper blades at Wal-Mart. I can no longer find wiper refills and auto parts stores charge too much for wiper blades.


I hear ya, I can't find refills for the life of me. AAP had something you cut to size, in some off brand which were real garbage. Auto Barn sells the Anco blades and runs sales on them, I keep a small inventory on hand now.
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#3202595 - 12/01/13 05:10 AM Re: Walmart and Anco 31 wipers [Re: TrevorS]
TrevorS Offline


Registered: 07/14/13
Posts: 1281
Loc: California
Rockauto had refills last time I looked.

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#3202598 - 12/01/13 05:26 AM Re: Walmart and Anco 31 wipers [Re: TrevorS]
ronbo Offline


Registered: 04/04/07
Posts: 800
Loc: western ny, usa
+1 on the ANCO, I believe you can find a $5 rebate form on the ROCKAUTO site.

Looked at the Supertech wipers at Wal Mart and the store employee told me they are cheap and won't last? Not that I had any confidence in his statement.

Buy my wipers the last few years at Ollie's Bargain Outlet for $3.00 and I'm happy with them.

If you have a Toyota , you can but refills at the dealer, IF you have the original Toyota wiper frame. I buy my rear window SUV wiper refill for about $4.00 there.

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#3202600 - 12/01/13 05:41 AM Re: Walmart and Anco 31 wipers [Re: TrevorS]
MuzzleFlash40 Offline


Registered: 06/20/11
Posts: 1044
Loc: Ohio
I replace mine twice a year (spring & fall) usually when I do a full detail on the cars. So I usually do the Anco's, glad to know these will be the same quality.
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#3202601 - 12/01/13 05:48 AM Re: Walmart and Anco 31 wipers [Re: TrevorS]
TrevorS Offline


Registered: 07/14/13
Posts: 1281
Loc: California
Yes the packaging has pretty much the same info and diagrams on it including the exclusive rubber compound and Federal Moguls address and contact info.

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#3202633 - 12/01/13 07:13 AM Re: Walmart and Anco 31 wipers [Re: TrevorS]
Donald Offline


Registered: 03/21/04
Posts: 17173
Loc: Upstate NY
I have found some companies making only a partial wiper lineup and telling me to replace my 21" with their 20". I know its only one inch. But I will find the proper full length blades.
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#3202693 - 12/01/13 09:00 AM Re: Walmart and Anco 31 wipers [Re: Donald]
dparm Offline


Registered: 04/19/10
Posts: 13031
Loc: Chicago, IL
Originally Posted By: Donald
I have found some companies making only a partial wiper lineup and telling me to replace my 21" with their 20". I know its only one inch. But I will find the proper full length blades.


Yeah, you don't want to run the wrong length. The entire wipe profile is dependent on the proper length. Going too long or too short will result in inadequate pressure or an inability to clear the windshield correctly.
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#3202755 - 12/01/13 10:31 AM Re: Walmart and Anco 31 wipers [Re: TrevorS]
JHZR2 Offline



Registered: 12/14/02
Posts: 38387
Loc: New Jersey
I just buy PIAA silicone refills and use them. They last much longer and wipe better IMO.

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#3202846 - 12/01/13 12:09 PM Re: Walmart and Anco 31 wipers [Re: TrevorS]
FL-400S Offline


Registered: 03/03/04
Posts: 896
Loc: Southeast
I put some Anco on a car just 3-4 mos ago and they are already streaky. however I did get a new windshield because the other was scratched and caused glare.

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#3202974 - 12/01/13 02:34 PM Re: Walmart and Anco 31 wipers [Re: JHZR2]
TrevorS Offline


Registered: 07/14/13
Posts: 1281
Loc: California
Originally Posted By: JHZR2
I just buy PIAA silicone refills and use them. They last much longer and wipe better IMO.


I would love to be able to buy refills that work well. Disposable assemblies are such a waste.

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#3203513 - 12/02/13 12:47 AM Re: Walmart and Anco 31 wipers [Re: TrevorS]
Tosh Offline


Registered: 05/12/05
Posts: 2669
Loc: Silicon Valley
Originally Posted By: TrevorS
Rockauto had refills last time I looked.

Yerp.

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#3203664 - 12/02/13 08:02 AM Re: Walmart and Anco 31 wipers [Re: JHZR2]
dailydriver Offline


Registered: 03/14/06
Posts: 8752
Loc: Bucks County, Pa.
Originally Posted By: JHZR2
I just buy PIAA silicone refills and use them. They last much longer and wipe better IMO.


I did not know PIAA made/offered refills (this is only on their old style, metal framed, Super Sporzas and Super Silicones, correct??).

Where is the least expensive place to get these, Amazon, Tire Rack?
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