: 99 catera wiper blade replacement



schrantz
01-31-08, 03:01 PM
My Catera has a wind deflector attached to the wiper blade, all the replacement blades at Pep boys don't come that way. Anybody have an idea of where to find replacement wipers that come with the wind deflectors?
The wind deflector os designed to hold the blades tight to the windshield at highway speeds and works great. Help is appreciated.

elvin315
01-31-08, 04:51 PM
These are the ones I'm using. Trico Neoforms. They are low profile blades. As low as they get. That keeps them in the boundary layer of low pressure air when on the bottom half of the windshield (no lift). When the blades move up the windshield and enter the high pressure air the molded airfoil keeps them glued to the glass. With no open frame to hold the blade they don't foul with ice or snow.

I know I sound like "Mr. Peabody" (if you're too young, Google it ) but one of my pet peeves is lousy wipers. I hate chattering blades that lift off the glass and leave streaks. I hate the slap - slap when the change direction. I've looked for the perfect blade for a long time. These are as close to perfect as they come.

I'll shut-up now.

click
http://www.tricoproducts.com/common/images/Trico/ezlit/NeoForm_crop1.jpg (http://www.tricoproducts.com/brochure.cfm?brochure=5153&location_id=5214)

Elvin

Cadi Cat
01-31-08, 07:47 PM
These are the ones I'm using. Trico Neoforms. They are low profile blades. As low as they get. That keeps them in the boundary layer of low pressure air when on the bottom half of the windshield (no lift). When the blades move up the windshield and enter the high pressure air the molded airfoil keeps them glued to the glass. With no open frame to hold the blade they don't foul with ice or snow.

I know I sound like "Mr. Peabody" (if you're too young, Google it ) but one of my pet peeves is lousy wipers. I hate chattering blades that lift off the glass and leave streaks. I hate the slap - slap when the change direction. I've looked for the perfect blade for a long time. These are as close to perfect as they come.

I'll shut-up now.

click (http://www.tricoproducts.com/brochure.cfm?brochure=5153&location_id=5214)
http://www.tricoproducts.com/common/images/Trico/ezlit/NeoForm_crop1.jpg (http://www.tricoproducts.com/brochure.cfm?brochure=5153&location_id=5214)

Elvin


Yes my pet peeve also, I can't stand it sometimes!! I bought those Bosch Icons and they aren't even all that great. Much better than factory and real nice in the winter (don't freeze up) but for almost $50 a pair they suck! What did you pay?

elvin315
01-31-08, 09:05 PM
Yes my pet peeve also, I can't stand it sometimes!! I bought those Bosch Icons and they aren't even all that great. Much better than factory and real nice in the winter (don't freeze up) but for almost $50 a pair they suck! What did you pay?

I bought them at NAPA. Driver - $22 / Passenger - $18.

Elvin