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Old 01-07-2008, 08:09 PM
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ok i got those new neoform or watever there called wipers, the problem is that on the passanger side wiper, the sping is pulling to hard and the wiper is not bent the right way so it dosent cover the area it should, and the drivers side wiper is to loose becasue it will lift alittl esometimea dn miss a large setion in the middle of the wipper path on the window,


dose anyone know how to adjust the spring tenison in these and if u actaually can????

these are the blaades incase your wondering
http://www.tricoproducts.com/brochur...cation_id=5214

amazing btw, i would recoman them to everyone, they dont jump off(also know as windlift ) the windshield on the highway, even at high seppeds, like 90-98mph(fast as trucks will go) ive tested it lol
 
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hey, i just put new wipers on mine and the passenger one doesnt sit properly either. Last 2" or so don't touch the windshield.. I figured it was just the cheap winter blades I bought.
 
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i have that problem with every wiper i put on my truck. i just thought that it was normal.
 
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I was thinking they skrewed up in the manual.
 
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thats exacltly yhte problem im having lol, that last like 3-4 inchs are being missed, and sometimes the main driver wiper misses
 
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Old 01-07-2008, 08:27 PM
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my drivers side is fine, just passenger side. I noticed that the one I changed off was a smaller one, (18") i'm just gonna throw another small one on in the spring when I no longer require winter blades.
 
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Old 01-07-2008, 08:29 PM
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well the neo form blades when you take them out of the box make a large curve, that adapts to your window(so its an even wip((no streaks))), so these blades are more resient then normal ones and require more tension
 
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i have rain-x wipers like that. instead of seperate hinges and pieces, its just one long blade that is super curved. i also have the exact same problem as mentioned above... the last 2"-3" of (pass. side) wiper dont actually touch the windshield. idk if its from the sharp curve of the windshield at the edge or what but its kind of annoying
 
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thats why im wondering if we release the tension, then the wiper will be able to get that area, bexasue there is too much preassure on them, i think it forces them up a little bit
 
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i think thats the reason their curved so much... to create pressure which keeps them glued to the glass


if you release tension, they might not perform as well as they do now
 

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