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Jun 21, 3:17pm - #18389 
[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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Aug 3, 2:09pm - #18390 
wings will help in adverse weather conditions at speed, allowing the vehicle to be pushed down on the road


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Aug 4, 2:14pm - #18391 
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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Jan 13, 3:00pm - #18392 
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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Jan 13, 3:05pm - #18393 
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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