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communion Apr 2, 2:28am - #142512 
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C Wings Carbon Fiber wing fitment issues...

I just got this wing, I swore someone else on this board has it too. Were there any fitment issues? The mounting holes on mine are off by like a half inch, and no holes were drilled for the stock nibs to fit. It would be great if I didn't have to take it to the shop. Any tips on installing one of these wings? I guess that's what I get for ordering anything from importfan. Fuckers should at least sell products that fit! That's the last time I buy anything from those guys.

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is it replica or something?

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slidr Apr 2, 2:35am - #142514 

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You can drill the holes in the wing for the nipples on your trunk. Just use a drill bit stopper.

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communion Apr 2, 2:50am - #142515 
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The problem is that the mounting holes are off by like a half inch. They are molded and threaded internally on the wing. It seems fucked up that they show these products on their site mounted on 7th gen celicas, and the fit is off that bad. I would have to drill a hole right next to the current one on the trunk to get it to fit right. WTF???

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Evan Apr 2, 5:20am - #142516 

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wtf ... confused

It should fit. I'd be pissed.

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Evan Apr 2, 5:21am - #142517 

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Originally Posted by communion
I guess that's what I get for ordering anything from importfan. Fuckers should at least sell products that fit! That's the last time I buy anything from those guys.



There's your problem frown

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se7enmodgt20 Apr 2, 5:31am - #142518 
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what wing is it, do you have a pic of it ?
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ghostingcelica Apr 2, 6:31am - #142519 
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Originally Posted by se7enmodgt20
what wing is it, do you have a pic of it ?
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spaztikid Apr 2, 6:35am - #142520 
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you're gonna have to bondo the old holes and drill new ones if you want it to look good...


the good side = bondo is easy to do, and should only take a few hours


the bad side = you have to repaint over it.
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v3n0m Apr 2, 8:48am - #142521 

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didn't you read the post we had a couple of weeks ago on importfan.com? or did you place your order before the post was made? It sucks that a bodyshop is gonna have to do it
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thE_laW Apr 2, 3:18pm - #142522 

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hey hey i had this same exact problem with my apr wing, i was like wtf is this?!?!? so i went back out the the garage, and figured out that the adjustable legs needed to be like adjusted, you know what i mean. like you screw the things on the backs of the legs so it tilts up higher, and since the legs are mounted at a slight angle the come farter apart the more you screw that thing. hope thats the solution to your problem. good luck

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communion Apr 2, 6:06pm - #142523 
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It's not that kind of wing. It is a single piece of carbon fiber. Not adjustable. frown Yeah my order was placed before I read the horror stories about GTP and importfan.com, I guess I'll just have to take it to the shop. Any ideas on how much it should cost to have it installed?

Here's a link to the wing I'm talking about:

http://www.importfan.com/product.asp?0=0&1=0&3=4223

Thanks for the ideas,

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Evan Apr 2, 6:18pm - #142524 

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^ Love the wing thumbsup .. too bad it doesn't fit frown

(and for those of you too lazy to click on the link, here it is): grin

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celicaTRDgts Apr 2, 6:41pm - #142525 

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that sucks...wing looks alright

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se7enmodgt20 Apr 2, 11:07pm - #142526 
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sweet, nice wing..too bad it doesn't go on well. hopefully you figure it out.
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