The penguin's motorcycling and Jeep blog

Monday, October 6, 2008

A reminder

Change your wiper blades!. With the crap rubber they sell nowdays, you should always change'em every six months. Unless you're out here in California, where for six months of the year there's no rain, then you can just change them before rainy season starts. Which is exactly what I did -- last week I bought some new blades and changed'em. So when the rains hit this weekend, well, no problem! I could see -- and, alas, most of the other cars on the road couldn't.

The time to do this shit is before you need it. So have you changed your blades within the past six months? No? What the f*** you waitin' for?!

-- Badtux the Wrenchin' Penguin

1 comment:

Gordon said...

My Tacoma uses blades of different lengths, and Costco sells snow blades by the pair, so I buy two sets at a time and always have a spare set.

It is indeed good advice. Besides which, here in CA it doesn't rain all summer so when folks turn their wipers on like we had to the other day, the blades are stuck to the windshield and rip a) the rubber off and, b) the little motors out of the cowl.