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Apr 1, 7:28pm - #142512 
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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Apr 1, 7:34pm - #142513 
is it replica or something?


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Apr 1, 7:35pm - #142514 
You can drill the holes in the wing for the nipples on your trunk. Just use a drill bit stopper.


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Apr 1, 7:50pm - #142515 
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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Apr 1, 10:20pm - #142516 
wtf ... confused

It should fit. I'd be pissed.


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Apr 1, 10:21pm - #142517 
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.



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Apr 1, 10:31pm - #142518 
what wing is it, do you have a pic of it ?

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Apr 1, 11:31pm - #142519 
Originally Posted by se7enmodgt20
what wing is it, do you have a pic of it ?

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Apr 1, 11:35pm - #142520 
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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Apr 2, 1:48am - #142521 
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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Apr 2, 8:18am - #142522 
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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Apr 2, 11:06am - #142523 
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

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Apr 2, 11:18am - #142524 
^ 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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Apr 2, 11:41am - #142525 
that sucks...wing looks alright


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Apr 2, 4:07pm - #142526 
sweet, nice wing..too bad it doesn't go on well. hopefully you figure it out.

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