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    1st Generation wiper blades

    Anyone replaced their wiper blades on a 1st generation lately?

    There a some 16 inch blades available but I think they are too narrow.

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    1st Generation wiper blades

    The best luck I have had with the non-original refills are the Trico 43-160; they have an end clip that seems to work well for retention.

    FYI the original blades are 16-5/16"; a tad longer than the typical 16" replacements.


    For reference original P/N: 1664395; a.k.a. as Red Dots because of the holder, neat set up (& over engineered!)
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    If you still have the original Red Dot arms. there are a couple of insert sets for sale on eBay
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    trico has complete retro stainless blades you can buy at your local parts store.
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