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Old 06-06-2024, 07:37 PM   #1
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Vegas Windshield Wiper replacement

All I want are new wipers! Napa in Canada brought in a set 12 x 4 wide J hook but the adapter is too long and won't "snap" into place. I was going to order Trico 67-284 but I just read on Amazon that it didn't fit a fella's 2019 Vegas either. I'm at a loss. Any Canadian pick up a set on Amazon or RV place across this country? I don't feel like playing the returns game!

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Old 06-07-2024, 05:29 PM   #2
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Vegas wiper replacement

Funny that I hold in my hand a Trico 28" beam flex blade 12mm x 4mm torn wiper blade off my rig, not being able to find it anywhere on the internet. Trico's look up chart doesn't show a Vegas option and the rest are 32" long. I do rather like them but it looks like I have to get the metal style. Went to my local NAPA here in Canada and they brought in a set. The adapter was too long to click into place holding the blade. I returned them. I ended up ordering a pair from a company in Quebec. I'll let fellow Canadians know how they work out....if they do!
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Old 06-07-2024, 05:33 PM   #3
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For other folk.

On Amazon there are adapters to convert to standard car wipers.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B07BM...b_b_asin_image
These are what I bought.
Look up some that are available
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Old 06-12-2024, 07:56 PM   #4
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Whelp, I just got my Trico 67-284 wipers from a wiper company in Quebec and they don't fit. Same issue as Napa's wipers. Looks like it's time to contact Thor.
Even if Ducksface adapters were available, they wouldn't work because my j hook connectors house the washer hose and spray.
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Old 06-12-2024, 08:21 PM   #5
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You know what gang? Scrap my last post. It's not until I started taking a closer look at the arm and started thinking....I took the j hook wiper off my truck and it fit! Regular wipers have a smaller connector and both Thor and truck wipers are the same width. The whole time I was lead to believe I had to use wide 12 x 4 j hook wipers. So, I'm going to run down to the store and buy standard 28" wipers and see how THAT goes.
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Old 06-12-2024, 10:21 PM   #6
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Why not just buy a refill?
You don't need the whole wiper arm metal assembly just the rubber part if you can't find it in your length then buy an inch or two longer and use a scissors and....

If you don't know how to replace the actual wiper go to this website I found it's called YouTube. Simply amazing of all the ideas and techniques of how to do virtually every and anything.
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Old 06-13-2024, 12:19 AM   #7
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Back in the day, those are the car wipers I used to buy. You could replace the rubber for $5.99 and keep the wipers on the vehicle. Unfortunately, manufacturers stopped making this style, at least here.The rubber on the existing wipers I have aren't replaceable. As for YouTube....I am a die hard fan! Thanks for the suggestion anywho.
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Old 06-13-2024, 03:33 PM   #8
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The saga is over! Went to the local NAPA dealer and picked up a set of 28" TRICO Tech beam blades p/n 19-280 and they fit even better than what was on there. Of course they are half the price of RV blades. Talk about a lot of misinformation out there. Thanks Thor for the conversion!
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Old 06-13-2024, 03:35 PM   #9
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The saga is over! Went to the local NAPA dealer and picked up a set of 28" TRICO Tech beam blades p/n 19-280 and they fit even better than what was on there. Of course they are half the price of RV blades. Talk about a lot of misinformation out there. Thanks Thor for the conversion!
This is the type of post you save as a screen capture and put in your phones rv folder.
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BUY TWO SETS while you're there and they're handy.


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