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Bat's™ New Wing! #2743 May 27, 10:23pm May 27, 10:23pm
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Bat's™ New Wing!
I really like my new Kaminari Race Wing with Carbon Fiber Insert:). Although, there are a few things I wasn't too thrilled about. Upon receiving my wing, I noticed that a lot of prep work would need to be done in order to get the wing looking just right. The Carbon Fiber centerpiece in particular, had a few scratches in it. Not what I would expect from Kaminari. The edges were pretty rough too. The end pieces were in pretty good shape. I had the centerpiece edges painted to match my Spec Blue, instead of black. The end result was very nice. The clearcoat seemed to hide some of the scratches on the centerpiece, though some were still visible. Fitment was okay, although the base didn't sit exactly flat on the hatch, it still looked good. Today I noticed some rattling from the wing. Not too sure were it's coming from, but I'll check it out. Overall, I give the Kaminari Race Wing an 8 out of 10. Enjoy the PICS;).

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BTW-I'll be posting PICS of my Overlay for the endcaps of this wing this week;).

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Re: Bat's™ New Wing! [Re: Blue Batmobile] #2744 May 27, 10:45pm May 27, 10:45pm
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HOLY COW. That looks awsome Andy. Mine is coming. We are gonna be twins. Hehehehe... wink


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Re: Bat's™ New Wing! [Re: tony] #2745 May 27, 11:03pm May 27, 11:03pm

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Hey Bat, you sold your TRD spoiler already?

Re: Bat's™ New Wing! #2746 May 27, 11:10pm May 27, 11:10pm

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Bat that wing looks dope! shocked . Man i hate my stock spoiler even more now grin

Re: Bat's™ New Wing! #2747 May 27, 11:23pm May 27, 11:23pm
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quote:
Originally posted by Lord Zelica:
Hey Bat, you sold your TRD spoiler already?
[/quote]Yup, sold it the day I installed my Kaminari Wing.

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Re: Bat's™ New Wing! [Re: Blue Batmobile] #2748 May 27, 11:56pm May 27, 11:56pm

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damn...nice

Re: Bat's™ New Wing! #2749 May 28, 2:10pm May 28, 2:10pm
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I also have a rattling noise that may be coming from the right side, where the centerpiece meets the right support. There's alittle play in there, so I may just tighten it up a bit. I have a foam insert sandwiched between the base and the hatch also, to prevent any rattling there and to absorb the shock when shutting the hatch.

One thing I also wanted to mention is the right base overhang hits the car when shutting the hatch. It's put a small indentation underneath the right support, but nothing serious. Fitment IMO, isn't perfect, that's why I gave a score of 8 out of 10. Anyone with this wing experience the same problem?

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Re: Bat's™ New Wing! [Re: Blue Batmobile] #2750 May 28, 2:24pm May 28, 2:24pm
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i have slight paint chips in the same area on the wing that you do bat... but no problems with the actual trunk corners.

when I was detailing my car on monday, i noticed this and was like, "wow, how the heck did that happen!?" it doesnt touch anyplace...

either way, i've noticed that this spoiler is quite heavy and my stock trunk shocks cannot fully support the trunk now... well, if the trunk is wide open - it stays up just find... unless a little wind comes by and then I get a ding in my head spineyes


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Re: Bat's™ New Wing! [Re: isaac] #2751 May 28, 5:52pm May 28, 5:52pm
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Any problems with squeeks or creaks?

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Re: Bat's™ New Wing! [Re: Blue Batmobile] #2752 May 29, 9:16am May 29, 9:16am
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It "whisled" when we first installed. Then, we put the flap up one knoch and the whisle stop.


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Re: Bat's™ New Wing! [Re: tony] #2753 May 29, 1:40pm May 29, 1:40pm

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Your car looks better and better everytime you post pics of it!!

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Re: Bat's™ New Wing! #2754 May 30, 2:53pm May 30, 2:53pm
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quote:
Originally posted by tony:
It "whisled" when we first installed. Then, we put the flap up one knoch and the whisle stop.
[/quote]How many positions can the wing be adusted, 2?

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