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#385953 - 03/19/17 02:26 PM Wiper Arm & Blade Size
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Registered: 10/29/10
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What is the correct wiper arm and blade for a 1950 Belair Hardtop? The Filling Station lists the arm for passenger cars but not Hardtops or Convertibles.

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#385961 - 03/19/17 04:30 PM Re: Wiper Arm & Blade Size [Re: Hawkeye]
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Registered: 11/30/02
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Most sites I checked listed the blade as 11" with a choice of various styles/vendors. Rock Auto listed an AC Delco Classic #87110 (89001143).
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#385969 - 03/19/17 06:27 PM andy Wiper Arm & Blade Size [Re: Hawkeye]
stefakicoupe Offline
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Registered: 12/02/09
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Loc: elyria,ohio
let me check my master book monday after work i bought some classic wiper blades for my coupe from advance auto here in town i have the part number in my notebook if the hard top and coupe use the same blade then i can help you out.my self i cant see GM using 2 different style blades for the same year car but you never know andy

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#385970 - 03/19/17 06:27 PM Re: Wiper Arm & Blade Size [Re: m006840]
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Registered: 01/08/02
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Loc: West Allis,Wi.
In 1949-1952 all models used the same 11" blade and arm.
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#385980 - 03/20/17 04:27 AM Wiper Arm & Blade Size [Re: Hawkeye]
stefakicoupe Offline
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Registered: 12/02/09
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wally i kinda figured CHEVY wouldnt use 2 different blades thanks to GENE for his knowledge without him most of us guys would be lost. will have the part numbers for you later today or i am pretty sure i have a set of blades i will never use.have to start my part time job again today so will get a hold of you later andy

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#385984 - 03/20/17 06:25 AM Re: Wiper Arm & Blade Size [Re: stefakicoupe]
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Registered: 01/08/02
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Chevrolet did almost always use two different brands of wiper blades. Both Anco and Trico blades were used,
The arm sold by Chevrolet for 1949-1952 was "universal". If you bought an arm for replacement it was not bent for right or left side and we had a tool the corectly bent the arm. It was slightly bent so it would park correctly and lay flat horizontally with the windshiels lower rubber . Some replacment arms also had an addustable length ot the very end had movable to with a screw allowing the tip to swivel slightly.
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#386057 - 03/21/17 06:09 AM Re: Wiper Arm & Blade Size [Re: Chev Nut]
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Registered: 01/21/06
Posts: 264
Loc: denver
On my '54 3100, I have always used 11" blades that are listed for a '68 to '86 Jeep. Bobalouie

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#386109 - 03/21/17 04:15 PM Wiper Arm & Blade Size [Re: Hawkeye]
stefakicoupe Offline
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Registered: 12/02/09
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Loc: elyria,ohio
looked in my note book and came up with TRICO CLASSIC 33-111 i couldnt find the extra set i thought i had so you will have to get them from someone as far as the arms i think i gave you a few if not i think i still have a pair somewhere andy

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