wiper blades for 66 Chrysler

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  1. 5180sandy

    5180sandy New Member

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    Been working on my 1966 Chrysler for 2 years and decided yesterday to replace the wiper blades. Went to three auto parts stores and told the same thing - "We don't carry that replacement anymore." Need your advice. Can I still get replacement blades someplace? Should I replace the arms and if so, where do I get them? A quick look on the internet indicated the available replacement arms don't fit. Move to Arizona where it does not rain? Thanking you in advance for any advice.
     
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    I got mine at O'Reilly, My arms were fine and got refills that they had. They tried to sell me replacement arm that were plastic and black and looked like hell compared to the metal arms. Get refills and have them look, sure they were Trilco.
     
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    Thanks. I will check them out.
     
  4. MrMoparCHP

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    I have been through this, the problem is none of the stores can look them up by application.

    These are the refill numbers assuming 16", I found the Trico at O'Reilly

    Correct metal frame style and tested
    Trico 43-180
    CarQuest 453-180


    Functioning substitutes and tested
    Trico 44-180
    CarQuest 454-180


    I think these are Anco (untested)
    U18R
    19-18



    Alan
     
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  5. MYSINBIN

    MYSINBIN Well-Known Member

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    FWIW, I searched eBay for 18" Anco rain master anti wind lift wiper blades and came up with multiple hits. Prices were all over the board, but I ended up buying two sets for decent prices. They were nos and period correct. The rubber was/is still fine.

    They included the frame and the blade, but not the arm.

    18" fit '67. I assume all '65-'68 would be the same.
     
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    MrMoparCHP Senior Member

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    I have different cars with 3 different lengths, the numbers i posted have been corrected for 18"


    Alan
     
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    Zymurgy Old Man with a Hat FCBO Gold Member

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    OReilly's was the only one that had them out of 4 stores, in my town too. Ask for them, because they keep them behind the counter at my store.
     
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  8. crazyboutwagons

    crazyboutwagons Active Member FCBO Gold Member

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    I bought a set of anco 18" satin finish with anti lift wind deflectors and red dot on e-bay from seller tillyfour.for the lowest price I could find $29.95. were NOS and rubber is like new.
     
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