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#3278612 - 02/11/14 08:23 PM Michelin Wiper Blades from Walmart ?
Merkava_4 Online   content


Registered: 01/30/07
Posts: 10733
Loc: Clovis, CA
Are they any good ? $6.97 was the price.

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#3278622 - 02/11/14 08:29 PM Re: Michelin Wiper Blades from Walmart ? [Re: Merkava_4]
satinsilver Offline


Registered: 01/24/08
Posts: 2916
Loc: Ohio
I plugged in Michelin Wiper blades on Amazon to see the reviews. They seem to be ok(not great). I'll see if this link works:

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_sabc?url=search-alias%3Daps&pageMinusResults=1&suo=1392171524956#/ref=nb_sb_ss_i_0_12/177-2343947-0408665?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=michelin%20wiper%20blades&sprefix=michelin+wip%2Caps%2C193&rh=i%3Aaps%2Ck%3Amichelin%20wiper%20blades


Edited by satinsilver (02/11/14 08:30 PM)

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#3278626 - 02/11/14 08:31 PM Re: Michelin Wiper Blades from Walmart ? [Re: Merkava_4]
stranger706 Offline


Registered: 04/24/09
Posts: 924
Loc: Gulf Coast
Mine would chatter and skip from day one. And yes my windshield was clean, and the blades were clean.

Switched to Rain X a few months ago, haven't had any problems.

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#3278630 - 02/11/14 08:35 PM Re: Michelin Wiper Blades from Walmart ? [Re: Merkava_4]
edhackett Offline


Registered: 06/09/03
Posts: 1613
Loc: Sequim, WA
I had the same experience as stranger706. I've tried the Michelin blades twice. Both times I was sorry. The ANCO/SuperTech blades are much better.

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#3278631 - 02/11/14 08:36 PM Re: Michelin Wiper Blades from Walmart ? [Re: Merkava_4]
qwerty1234 Offline


Registered: 01/14/14
Posts: 87
Loc: Chicago, IL
I use Supertech wipers from Walmart. There only 5 bucks a piece & they seem to work okay. I change them every 6 months.

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#3278635 - 02/11/14 08:40 PM Re: Michelin Wiper Blades from Walmart ? [Re: qwerty1234]
miked2 Offline


Registered: 10/04/05
Posts: 152
Loc: Philadelphia
I got the Michelins for $6.00 at Home Depot.

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#3278659 - 02/11/14 08:59 PM Re: Michelin Wiper Blades from Walmart ? [Re: Merkava_4]
tc1446 Offline


Registered: 12/10/10
Posts: 547
Loc: NC
Several years ago I tried a set from Walmart and they were teriffic. Eventually, replaced them with a second set and they were absolutely terrible. Haven't used them again.
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#3278719 - 02/11/14 09:38 PM Re: Michelin Wiper Blades from Walmart ? [Re: Merkava_4]
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Registered: 04/13/13
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Loc: FL, USA
I have Bosch Marathons on now, will probably go with Rainx Latitudes next.
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#3278740 - 02/11/14 09:50 PM Re: Michelin Wiper Blades from Walmart ? [Re: Merkava_4]
Tones Offline


Registered: 11/28/03
Posts: 897
Loc: Houston, TX
The cheaper ones are no good. They chatter and squeak. The Stealth ones are good.


Edited by Tones (02/11/14 09:50 PM)
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#3278760 - 02/11/14 10:06 PM Re: Michelin Wiper Blades from Walmart ? [Re: Merkava_4]
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Registered: 01/17/03
Posts: 1784
Loc: Coastal South Carolina
anco at wal mart io good

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#3278823 - 02/11/14 11:08 PM Re: Michelin Wiper Blades from Walmart ? [Re: Merkava_4]
moklock Offline


Registered: 01/13/09
Posts: 481
Loc: FL
Michelin tires are awesome. Their blades which really the old Pylon brand with the name licensed from Michelin are cheaply made. Bosch Excel+ or Icon is my favorite these days since the Trico Exact Fit have cheapened up as well.

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#3278847 - 02/11/14 11:40 PM Re: Michelin Wiper Blades from Walmart ? [Re: Merkava_4]
Merkava_4 Online   content


Registered: 01/30/07
Posts: 10733
Loc: Clovis, CA
Thanks for the feedback guys. Looks like I'll be staying with the Bosch Micro Edge.

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#3279020 - 02/12/14 07:56 AM Re: Michelin Wiper Blades from Walmart ? [Re: Merkava_4]
grampi Offline


Registered: 10/08/06
Posts: 4147
Loc: OH
I bought a pair of the Michelins about 2 weeks ago and they've already turned to c r a p. I wish they'd get the Ancos back...why did they stop selling them anyway?


Edited by grampi (02/12/14 07:56 AM)

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#3279070 - 02/12/14 08:30 AM Re: Michelin Wiper Blades from Walmart ? [Re: Tones]
Picky1 Offline


Registered: 03/08/12
Posts: 180
Loc: Conn
Originally Posted By: Tones
The cheaper ones are no good. They chatter and squeak. The Stealth ones are good.


I agree, if you can get the Stealth ones with a rebate or on sale they are decent for the money.

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#3279857 - 02/12/14 07:03 PM Re: Michelin Wiper Blades from Walmart ? [Re: qwerty1234]
SubLGT Offline


Registered: 01/31/06
Posts: 1942
Loc: Idaho
Originally Posted By: qwerty1234
I use Supertech wipers from Walmart. There only 5 bucks a piece & they seem to work okay. I change them every 6 months.


Me too, but mine chatter in cold weather, below 32F.

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