1986 Firebird Windshield Wipers (Removal)

I have a 1986 FB/TA with the old style Wiper Blades. (Accept refill rubbers)
I want to remove them and install ANCO blades but the round pin seems to
be "starred" on to the pin. Starred being crimps (5 I think) in total going around the pin.
It there a way to remove this without damage or I am stuck as is?
Thanks, Edd
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I assume that you are trying to remove the entire blade assembly (rubber plus metal) from the wiper arm.
The blade assembly does come off the pin. I expect that you need to push down on the coils of a spring that you can see where the two metal parts of the blade meet at the pin. Use a screwdriver to push on the spring, tug a bit on the blade, and it should pop right off.
Other blade designs may work differently, but I think I'm assuming correctly what you have. And yes, if you don't know the trick, it might look like the blade can't be removed.
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Thank you!
The driver side spring (which I started with) was rusted and it had melted into one blob. Once I saw it once was a spring, I nipped away at it and off cable the blade assembly in two places. It is the PEG assemble as I am use to.
Thank you for your help in this problem, now solved!
Edd
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'85 Camaro here, and that sounds to be to be a non-standard installation...mine are simple pegs that you slide the replacements on/off withuot the slightest bit of fuss and bother. Sounds like a backyard mechanic got the wrong size and did what he felt would keep the blades on, rather than runnign back to the store for the proper pair.
Best bet might be just to hit the local boneyard and get replacement arms. It's more time today, but at least you'll be able to change them easily later on.
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