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Funny, I installed a 12" and it works fine.
2014+ calls for an 11" rear wiper.

I put a 12 on, and it hit the spoiler.

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Re: Bosch Icon Wiper

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Funny, I installed a 12" and it works fine.

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Amazon.com: Silblade RB112-B Black Silicone Exact Fitment Rear Wiper Blade, 12" (Pack of 1): Automotive

Just installed Bosch Icon wiper blades on the windshield, can't wait to try them in the rain/snow.

The quality is at least double that of the similar RainX wiper blades and if you buy them from Amazon they are still cheaper than buying the RainX crap at your local parts store.
tomk, (below) says a 12-incher hits the spoiler. Not trying to be a douche but did you turn on the wiper and check fitment?
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Re: Bosch Icon Wiper

I think Todd3.6 has a 2012, where a 12" will fit correctly.
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Re: Bosch Icon Wiper

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I think Todd3.6 has a 2012, where a 12" will fit correctly.
E-yep.
Didn't know they changed it for the 2014+ model years.
Kinda silly if you ask me, but that's how it is.
The rear windows don't look that different.
It would be interesting to take measurements and see where they changed it such that a 12" blade hits.

I was going to buy Silblade wipers for the front, but Amazon recently had a "2 for $22" sale on Bosch Icon blades so I bought those.

The wife drove the Jeep today, I'll have to ask her how well they worked when she gets home.
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Re: Bosch Icon Wiper

Made the mistake of putting a 12" on the back of my '14 Limited. Nice paint scratch right under the center brake light.
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Old 11-17-2015, 07:56 AM
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Made the mistake of putting a 12" on the back of my '14 Limited. Nice paint scratch right under the center brake light.
Yeah, out came the touch-up paint to try to fill the scratch .. did a passable job..
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Re: Bosch Icon Wiper

See, that's why I let you adventuresome fellows try the new fangled stuff out; it makes me look like a genius to the old lady.
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Re: Bosch Icon Wiper

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I was going to buy Silblade wipers for the front, but Amazon recently had a "2 for $22" sale on Bosch Icon blades so I bought those.
Haven't seen that sale or maybe it was not available for AmazonGlobal international shipping but I found a good deal on Silblade Flexblade set 22"/21" for $25 and Trico 11-A exact fit rear blade for $11. Placed the order yesterday, will report back when they arrive in 7-10 days.
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Re: Bosch Icon Wiper

I received my Bosch Icons from Amazon late last week.
The wife had the GC up north, so I didn't get them installed until Sunday.

Since then it seems like it has rained every day.
Very nice wipers.

The overall quality seems to be about 2x that of the similar RainX wipers I had on there.

AND the big difference...
The RainX crap wiper blades left a spot in the middle of the driver's view on the return stroke. The Icons stay 'stuck' to the windshield on both strokes.

Bring on the snow!
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Re: Bosch Icon Wiper

Great info. Been just over 2 years now and going into the winter season (if winter ever arrives), I was thinking it's time to change my blades. They still seem to work just fine, probably because the car is seldom sitting out in the sun.

The choices are confusing:

Silblade WB122S Premium Silicone Wiper Blade 22"
UniBlade UB122, Hybrid Silicone Wiper Blade 22
FlexBlade FB122 Ultimate Silicone Wiper Blade 22"

Rain-XLatitude™ 8-in-1 Wiper Blade
Trico Force™ Beam Wiper Blade
Bosch ICON™ Wiper Blade

Are any of these better in winter/snow/ice?
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Great info. Been just over 2 years now and going into the winter season (if winter ever arrives), I was thinking it's time to change my blades. They still seem to work just fine, probably because the car is seldom sitting out in the sun.

The choices are confusing:

Silblade WB122S Premium Silicone Wiper Blade 22"
UniBlade UB122, Hybrid Silicone Wiper Blade 22
FlexBlade FB122 Ultimate Silicone Wiper Blade 22"

Rain-XLatitude™ 8-in-1 Wiper Blade
Trico Force™ Beam Wiper Blade
Bosch ICON™ Wiper Blade

Are any of these better in winter/snow/ice?
I personally think the Bosch Icon or Silblade Flex Blade type wiper is the best in the winter.

Even if they ice up, you can usually flex them enough to pop the ice out of them whereas the normal wiper blade with the steel frame fills up with ice and is next to impossible to clear and then you end up with parts of the windshield that the blades don't clear.
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