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isaac
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isaac Jun 21, 10:17pm - #18389 
2001 Absolutely Red Toyota Celica GT
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[EXTERIOR] Wings - Cost and Function

How much does a wing cost? We've seen them for about $250-$580, painted and with a complete installation.

Even though the wing is mostly a cosmetic item, at speeds over 60 MPH it actually makes a "slight "difference in performance. Because the wing is usually not adjustable, it's not too useful in a racing situation.

What a rear wing is supposed to do is keep the rear end down in quick high speed turns (at the expense of a getting little more wind drag).

Many people crash on freeways when they cut someone off at 80 MPH with a "quick" turn... they spin out. A wing aids in keeping the rear end down at high speeds. Unless you're making quick "snap turns" at over 80 MPH, the wing issue is purely cosmetic.
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ssgsky Aug 3, 9:09pm - #18390 

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wings will help in adverse weather conditions at speed, allowing the vehicle to be pushed down on the road

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RedCelly00 Aug 4, 9:14pm - #18391 

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good explanation. personally i think that the wing is a piece, because high speeds in a florida rainstorm actually has taken the clearcoat off of my wing (in conjunction with sun damage i'm sure)
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Goodfella Jan 13, 10:00pm - #18392 

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I have just purchased myself the Kaminri Body Kit for my GTS and I already have the stock wing that comes with the car. I was wondering if anyone that may read this has seen any nice wings that look good with this kit. I am just trying to stay away from that whole rediculous wing look.
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isaac
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isaac Jan 13, 10:05pm - #18393 
2001 Absolutely Red Toyota Celica GT
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The Kaminari wing compliments the Kaminari body kit just fine...

or since you are asking for a wing, but really don't want one wtf - just go wingless thumbsup

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