Recent Topics
Twin Turbo 4cyl Engine for 2019 Silverado 1500?
by SubLGT
38 minutes 20 seconds ago
Bob Lutz Strikes Again and Again
by Y_K
54 minutes 45 seconds ago
API Base Oil Groups 1 - V.
by DWC28
Today at 09:36 AM
Honda Element 555,555 miles!
by fenixguy
Today at 09:14 AM
How to brine my turkey before smoking it?
by Ed_Flecko
Today at 09:11 AM
The heaviest and lightiest oil u have used?
by ZZman
Today at 08:03 AM
Why are old tools better?
by motor_oil_madman
Today at 07:41 AM
Mobil Delvac 5w40 - 10 Yr Engine Tear Down
by StevieC
Today at 06:35 AM
delo sae 30 & 40 CF/SL
by jakewells
Today at 06:22 AM
New generations of oils begin to take hold
by wemay
Today at 05:56 AM
I'm Reloading Less Than I Had Planned
by billt460
Today at 05:45 AM
White Marking Pen
by artbuc
Today at 04:03 AM
Thoughts on portable air tank 5 gallon for tires
by 901Memphis
Today at 03:16 AM
NEW AMAZON HD 10 FIRE TABLET BLACK FRIDAY SALE
by bmwjohn
Today at 12:57 AM
First oil change on '16 Camry.
by andyd
Yesterday at 11:42 PM
It's that time of year...
by gregk24
Yesterday at 10:04 PM
Cut open: Mobil 1 M212-A used 14,237 miles
by gonefishing
Yesterday at 09:59 PM
greasing leaf springs to prevent rust?
by motor_oil_madman
Yesterday at 09:17 PM
Red Line 15W50, 6k mi OCI, 75k mi, Cadillac CTS-V
by Emperors6
Yesterday at 09:06 PM
Discount Tire Direct started Thanksgiving sales.
by dan_erickson
Yesterday at 09:00 PM
Newest Members
WmJ, MJ90, Davej98092, pabloabarth, shore48
63462 Registered Users
Who's Online
77 registered (alphadog, 2012AccentSE, 28oz, Alfred_B, Andrei, 2015_PSD, 8 invisible), 1995 Guests and 16 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
63462 Members
66 Forums
274114 Topics
4556000 Posts

Max Online: 3590 @ 01/24/17 08:07 PM
Donate to BITOG
Topic Options
#3354692 - 04/27/14 02:11 PM AC Delco Wiper Blades?
Volvohead Offline


Registered: 05/25/05
Posts: 3550
Loc: SE Pa
Haven't used these in a while.

Time to pop off the winter blades of our truck, and I don't like the chain store options.

Ours takes the 8-2221.

Anybody running Delcos, and how do they fare?

Top
#3354698 - 04/27/14 02:15 PM Re: AC Delco Wiper Blades? [Re: Volvohead]
Turk Offline


Registered: 02/03/06
Posts: 9103
Loc: MN
Yes, that's all I run in 4 vehicles.

Excellent. thumbsup
_________________________
03 GMC Sierra 4x4 200k M1 0-40+PU
00 Saturn SL2 89 YO Lady Car 92k, Edge Ext
98 Saturn SC2 Rare "Red Hot" 165k, Edge Ext
97 Camry 245k, Maxlife


Top
#3354735 - 04/27/14 03:05 PM Re: AC Delco Wiper Blades? [Re: Volvohead]
BlindBaby Offline


Registered: 03/29/14
Posts: 96
Loc: WV
Are the AC Delco blades OEM, if so, where can they be purchased?

It seems as if the factory blades outlast anything I purchase over the counter.

Top
#3354742 - 04/27/14 03:22 PM Re: AC Delco Wiper Blades? [Re: Volvohead]
46Harry Offline


Registered: 01/08/12
Posts: 363
Loc: hawthorne, Ca.
I've been buying Delco blades from Rock Auto for a few years. They have good prices on original Delco blades.

Top
#3354767 - 04/27/14 03:47 PM Re: AC Delco Wiper Blades? [Re: Volvohead]
Volvohead Offline


Registered: 05/25/05
Posts: 3550
Loc: SE Pa
Sounds like the Delcos are OK.

That's what we'll get.

I'm not sure these are what the factory or dealers fit, as they have a separate GM part no. and is packed in standard GM parts fashion. Also about $5-6 more per blade.

Top
#3354850 - 04/27/14 05:15 PM Re: AC Delco Wiper Blades? [Re: BlindBaby]
user52165 Offline


Registered: 10/21/11
Posts: 1279
Loc: CA
Originally Posted By: BlindBaby
Are the AC Delco blades OEM, if so, where can they be purchased?

It seems as if the factory blades outlast anything I purchase over the counter.


Amazon. I've had good luck with Delco also.

Top
#3354895 - 04/27/14 06:07 PM Re: AC Delco Wiper Blades? [Re: Volvohead]
Rhymingmechanic Offline


Registered: 08/13/04
Posts: 1236
Loc: VA
AC Delco has several different lines, so be sure to get the OEM line. I ordered the "Advantage" beam wipers from Rock Auto for my Vibe, and they contacted each other when installed. I was past the return window, so I had to run one new and one old together.

The Advantage also didn't wipe for anything in this application, so I finally ordered an new pair of OEMs from an online GM supplier. They're just like the originals, and wipe perfectly. (The AC Delco rear blade for this car looks just like the Trico Exact Fit from Advance, but nothing local looks like the front ones.)

Top
#3355281 - 04/28/14 03:53 AM Re: AC Delco Wiper Blades? [Re: Volvohead]
Falcon_LS Offline


Registered: 10/03/08
Posts: 4006
Loc: Kuwait
I'm running the OEM line on two of my vehicles - I'm very happy with them. thumbsup
_________________________
GC 0W40 or Motul X-Cess 5W40:
99 Explorer EB: XG8A
00 Pajero: MD352626
01 Grand Marquis: XG2
03 Expedition SSV: XG2
05 Envoy: 51522XP
07 SRX: XG8765

Top
#3355715 - 04/28/14 02:45 PM Re: AC Delco Wiper Blades? [Re: Volvohead]
Volvohead Offline


Registered: 05/25/05
Posts: 3550
Loc: SE Pa
These are their "Professional" line, which is their higher grade.

If they don't work out, I'll let everyone know.

I'm expecting 2 strong years, as I run winter blades half the year on this one.

The Anco winter blades coming off were surprisingly good, and I think I can squeeze another season out of them, too.

Top
#3355774 - 04/28/14 03:47 PM Re: AC Delco Wiper Blades? [Re: Volvohead]
Gokhan Offline


Registered: 12/29/10
Posts: 2846
Loc: Los Angeles, California
Ideally I like OEM wiper blades with replaceable rubber inserts. It's faster and cheaper to replace and there is much less waste. The only part in the wiper blade that wears out is the rubber; so, there is no point in replacing the whole thing unless they don't make refill inserts.
_________________________
1985 Toyota Corolla LE, 4A-LC engine, ~ 268,000 M
Toyota (TGMO) 0W-20 SN synthetic
Mobil 1 EP M1-103 filter, 90430-12031 drain gasket

Top
#3355880 - 04/28/14 05:23 PM Re: AC Delco Wiper Blades? [Re: Volvohead]
hattaresguy Offline


Registered: 06/01/11
Posts: 7180
Loc: CT
Bosch Icon.

Top
#3355918 - 04/28/14 05:45 PM Re: AC Delco Wiper Blades? [Re: hattaresguy]
Volvohead Offline


Registered: 05/25/05
Posts: 3550
Loc: SE Pa
It's a truck. The perfect edge on the Bosch will get chewed up in no time.

Tried them on a couple of Volvos, though. They're good blades, but the OEM Valeos hold up longer for about the same price.

On the R129, I use the one blade the Mercedes dealer gave me when I first bought it. It makes one wipe per year, at inspection time.

Top
#3356207 - 04/28/14 09:16 PM Re: AC Delco Wiper Blades? [Re: Volvohead]
hattaresguy Offline


Registered: 06/01/11
Posts: 7180
Loc: CT
I do use them on my truck, average service life seems to be somewhere in the 3-5 year range.

Not seeing how it matters, maybe if you go mud bogging a lot they get chewed up?


Edited by hattaresguy (04/28/14 09:16 PM)

Top
#3359608 - 05/02/14 08:42 AM Re: AC Delco Wiper Blades? [Re: Volvohead]
BlindBaby Offline


Registered: 03/29/14
Posts: 96
Loc: WV
I can find every type of Delco blades on Amazon other than OEM.

Top