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BFGoodrich has made a name for itself for great off-road tires. And now try windscreen wipers for your off-road vehicle.
If you’ve spent a lot of time on jeep trails, you no doubt know BFGoodrich. The T / A KO2, for example, is highly regarded for its robust performance.
Now the brand is building on that reputation by launching a range of products windshield wipers is designed to tame the mud, water, and other flying debris that occurs when driving off-road. Meet the BFGoodrich Offroad wiper blades, brand new for 2020.
BFGoodrich wiper blades: Expensive performance
I’ll get right to the point: these brand-name wiper blades are $ 80 per pair. That is quite a success. Bosch, for example, will sell you two high-end wiper blades for half the price. Even the most expensive Rain X wiper blades costs only $ 32 per pair.
But if your truck rocks the latest roof rack, roof tent, armor, lighting, and other gadgets, $ 80 is one of the cheapest upgrades you can make. And with the burgeoning market for simple add-ons that make your vehicle stand out, BFGoodrich may have exactly what you are looking for. Because honestly – these things look cool.
Check out the video below when you are in the target market.
BFGoodrich ‘Off Road’ Windshield Wipers: What You Get
So you’ve read this far and don’t let the $ 80 price tag discourage you. What are you getting?
Let’s start by saying that BFG licensed its name to Pylon Manufacturing Corporation to manufacture these windshield wipers. According to a press release, the engineering firm made them specifically for truck, Jeeps, SUVs and 4x4s. BFGoodrich All-Terrain T / A KO2 The tire tread inspired the pattern of the wiper blades which I have to admit looks pretty cool.
In addition, the technical details are quite thin for the time being. In the brand’s marketing it says: “The BFGoodrich off-road wiper blades are designed to improve visibility even under the toughest conditions.”
This is done using SCRUB-TXM technology. The brand claims it “gets rid of mud, insects, rain, snow and dirt”. They also have a double rubber element for off-road driving, WeatherTread technology to remove dirt from your windshield and a Secure-XTM connector.
Yes, lots of clever names and not a lot of details on how they work. It’s worth noting that some of the YouTube comments are funny. “Can I add 35-inch wiper blades to my elevator-less windshield?”
Indeed, the world wants to know. In the meantime, our editors hope to get their hands on a pair of these soon to give them a real-world test and see if they’re worth the extra scratch.
So what was the worst thing you had to remove with your windshield wipers? Give us some ideas and we will put them to the test.