kovalb
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Re: Wiper inefficiencies - intermittent or low speed better

Sat Nov 16, 2013 7:15 am

smkettner wrote:Run as appropriate. Efficiency delta will not get you 100' extra range in 100 miles driven.

+1
Safety first, please.
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TomT
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Re: Wiper inefficiencies - intermittent or low speed better

Sat Nov 16, 2013 7:38 am

And even then, only if you inflate your tires to 100 pounds! :lol:

smkettner wrote:Run as appropriate. Efficiency delta will not get you 100' extra range in 100 miles driven.
59,991 miles/12 bars/289 Gids/68.54 AHr/101% SOH/101.64% Hx 7May15 w/ new Lizard (barely made the warranty).
71,770 miles/12 bars/256 Gids/59.04 AHr/88% SOH/87.92% Hx 3Mar16 at lease return.

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Re: Wiper inefficiencies - intermittent or low speed better

Sat Nov 16, 2013 8:25 am

thankyouOB wrote:what is the best wiper replacements?
do rubber inserts fit or do you need the whole support mechanism?


I bought some Rain-X replacements that come with the whole arm+wiper; this seems to work well (I use Rain-X on all my cars).
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