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    It should, car came from one factory for the whole world right? Just like iPhones


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    Quote Originally Posted by m4v3r1ck View Post
    It should, car came from one factory for the whole world right? Just like iPhones
    One factory, different config
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    Quote Originally Posted by satria_wr View Post
    One factory, different config
    True, but nothing's more basic than wiper blades. Why the hell they would want to fit different sizes for something that basic? It will only means higher production cost since they will either have to run 2 different assembly line or readjust the machines.

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    The North American cars have the angled passenger side arm, which probably means different sizes.

    My recommendation... Rain-x Not wiper blades, but it is closely related. It not only helps with rain/splashback, but it also seems to keep ice from sticking. I usually dont like to reccomend things unless there is a tangible benefit, but I got hooked on it years ago and am not turning back.

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    Quote Originally Posted by m4v3r1ck View Post
    True, but nothing's more basic than wiper blades. Why the hell they would want to fit different sizes for something that basic? It will only means higher production cost since they will either have to run 2 different assembly line or readjust the machines.
    There are cars that have different size of wipers for each region. Don't know why, and don't know how. They seems do that on purpose
    Quote Originally Posted by db1980 View Post
    The North American cars have the angled passenger side arm, which probably means different sizes.

    My recommendation... Rain-x Not wiper blades, but it is closely related. It not only helps with rain/splashback, but it also seems to keep ice from sticking. I usually dont like to reccomend things unless there is a tangible benefit, but I got hooked on it years ago and am not turning back.
    What size does the NA spec wiper?
    2013 Honda Vario CBS VB
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    2014 Ford Ecosport Titanium PowerShift 6-speed PB
    2013 Proton Preve CFE CVT PW
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    2016 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport Dakar AT TGM Limited

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2014 Mirage Exceed 1.2 automatic: 39.0 mpg (US) ... 16.6 km/L ... 6.0 L/100 km ... 46.8 mpg (Imp)


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    Quote Originally Posted by lucien007 View Post
    Thanks guys! Now looking in the manual I can't find the size but it looks as if the passenger side is a 16 and river side 24. Am I right?
    The part numbers on the Mitsubishi website cross reference to 16 and 24 inch blades. Link is:
    https://www.mitsubishicars.com/owner...p-wiper-blades

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    db, Was looking to replace with Rain-X brand. Have always outfitted my cars with them. Just had to make sure of the sizes.

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    What did you end up going with? Are you happy with the choice?

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    Blades

    Look on eBay for "1Pair 24" 6mm Silicone Frameless Wiper Blade Refill For Car Windshield Practical"

    These are universal and can be cut down to 24 and 16 (For USA model Mirage)

    88 cents shipped from China (For the pair)

    Silicone lasts 5 times as long as traditional rubber blades from the AutoZone.

    And remember when your current rubber blades (stock blades) begin streaking use fine grit sandpaper to rub them down. I was able to bring the stock blades back to life. Probably can do this 3 or 4 times and get an extra 6 months life out of your blades.

    I sold my old Ford 3 years old with 38k miles and still was on the stock windshield blades and had sandpapered them 2 times in the life of the car.


    2015 Mirage DE 5 speed Manual (no bluetooth) nickname: "Agile Grey Rat"

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