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Bosch Icon-Amazon antics on the 20A #4593071
12/03/17 01:50 PM
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My F450 takes 20” wiper blades and I’ve bought them from Amazon before. For the last month, the 20A model has been regularly dropping to $9 a blade. Several times a day it goes from around $17 down to $9 then back again. I just keep it in my cart in the “saved for later” section. I also keep the 20B, 24A, &18B but the price just changed by a couple cents.

Take advantage if you need a great 20” wiper blade

AMAZON


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Re: Bosch Icon-Amazon antics on the 20A [Re: LotI] #4593089
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What's the difference between the 20a and b? I actually do need 20" wipers.

Re: Bosch Icon-Amazon antics on the 20A [Re: JHZR2] #4593099
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Originally Posted By: JHZR2
What's the difference between the 20a and b? I actually do need 20" wipers.


the connector

Re: Bosch Icon-Amazon antics on the 20A [Re: slacktide_bitog] #4593217
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Originally Posted By: slacktide_bitog
Originally Posted By: JHZR2
What's the difference between the 20a and b? I actually do need 20" wipers.


the connector


Perhaps the connector is different in this application, but the usual difference in A and B versions is the amount of curve built into the blade. Think how one blade sweeps the flatter center part of the windshield versus the other blade sweeping the outer third of the windshield - which is typically more curved than the center part.

Scott


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Re: Bosch Icon-Amazon antics on the 20A [Re: SLO_Town] #4593263
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Originally Posted By: SLO_Town
Originally Posted By: slacktide_bitog
Originally Posted By: JHZR2
What's the difference between the 20a and b? I actually do need 20" wipers.


the connector


Perhaps the connector is different in this application, but the usual difference in A and B versions is the amount of curve built into the blade. Think how one blade sweeps the flatter center part of the windshield versus the other blade sweeping the outer third of the windshield - which is typically more curved than the center part.

Scott

Correct...the connector is the same. Bosch says A is for driver side and B is passenger. They’re the only company that I’ve seen do this so the A is probably fine for your app. My Econoline windshield isn’t that curved so next change I will run 2 A’s


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Re: Bosch Icon-Amazon antics on the 20A [Re: LotI] #4593335
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you can use the honey extension to monitor prices on amazon.

I do it, my first item was an office chair that dropped 30 bucks in a week.


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Re: Bosch Icon-Amazon antics on the 20A [Re: LotI] #4594052
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I just lucked out on the 24A for the Mazda for $9, sweet


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