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my spoiler is friggin chipping! #279676 Sep 19, 9:20pm Sep 19, 9:20pm
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my spoiler is friggin chipping!
does anybody else have this problem? the gloss from the spoiler is just flaking off!! nothing on the body of the car is chipping or anything just the top of the spoiler what is up with this? i wash the car once every week and WAX the car once every month! this is some big BS!! o well i do plan on going wingless when i finally get the wings west though.. but yea i'll get a pic tomorrow


ps. i was really going to wait till i get my wings west to go wingless.. but since this BS is happening should i go ahead and try going wingless now?

heres a chop i did.. should i try wingless?

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Re: my spoiler is friggin chipping! [Re: rem] #279677 Sep 19, 9:31pm Sep 19, 9:31pm
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i don't think your supposed to wax the car that much. but in any event i can see my clear coat separating in somw very microscopic areas but no chipping yet. sorry to hear.


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Re: my spoiler is friggin chipping! [Re: Kim] #279678 Sep 19, 9:39pm Sep 19, 9:39pm
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yea no paint is coming off, its the clear coat.. i dont get it.. its a new car

Re: my spoiler is friggin chipping! [Re: rem] #279679 Sep 19, 10:11pm Sep 19, 10:11pm
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waxing once a month is a bit excessive...

Re: my spoiler is friggin chipping! [Re: Kim] #279680 Sep 19, 10:32pm Sep 19, 10:32pm
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Originally Posted by Kim
i can see my clear coat separating in somw very microscopic areas but no chipping yet. sorry to hear.


exactly what mine was doing.. it was seperating in lil small white spots.. but today was the day.. the beginning of the end.. it started to flake off cry

Re: my spoiler is friggin chipping! [Re: rem] #279681 Sep 20, 7:35am Sep 20, 7:35am
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yeah mine is coming off on the spoiler too. starting to get worse and worse. i have a couple more spots on my car where that is happening too. pisses me off!! angry

Re: my spoiler is friggin chipping! [Re: Celica2k] #279682 Sep 20, 7:58am Sep 20, 7:58am
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Re: my spoiler is friggin chipping! [Re: Sultan] #279683 Sep 20, 9:00am Sep 20, 9:00am
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Actually according to Meguires and Mothers, you should wax any dark colored car 8-12 times a year.


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Re: my spoiler is friggin chipping! [Re: celicatalbot] #279684 Sep 20, 9:12am Sep 20, 9:12am
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Originally Posted by celicatalbot
Actually according to Meguires and Mothers, you should wax any dark colored car 8-12 times a year.


thats what i thought.. thumbsup

Re: my spoiler is friggin chipping! [Re: rem] #279685 Sep 20, 11:27am Sep 20, 11:27am
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is that dean's supra???

Re: my spoiler is friggin chipping! [Re: ragingpaseo] #279686 Sep 20, 11:30am Sep 20, 11:30am
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Re: my spoiler is friggin chipping! [Re: CaLiGTS] #279687 Sep 20, 11:52am Sep 20, 11:52am
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you can't wax too much, but you can OVER wax, as in buff the shit out of the clear coat and break it down.

I used to wax my car at least 2 times a month, shined great even after 4 years.

The problem, is people use too much wax, and have to really buff it to get it out, and it ends up wearing it down.

Go wingless, looks good. grin


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Re: my spoiler is friggin chipping! [Re: DiabloGTS] #279688 Sep 20, 12:50pm Sep 20, 12:50pm
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yeah the TRD wing i bought was chipped all to hell and the guy i got it from said it had only been on the car for a year. that's ok though, repainted everything thumbsup.

Re: my spoiler is friggin chipping! [Re: narcolepsy123456] #279689 Sep 20, 1:43pm Sep 20, 1:43pm
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well i took the spoiler off today.. i dont know if i should leave it off.. it looks alrite, but i dont know.

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Re: my spoiler is friggin chipping! [Re: rem] #279690 Sep 20, 2:17pm Sep 20, 2:17pm
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I think it looks good thumbsup


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Re: my spoiler is friggin chipping! [Re: Chaz] #279691 Sep 20, 5:33pm Sep 20, 5:33pm
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i dont like the wheels puke
thats just me though. I dont like black, but gunmetal is ok.

Re: my spoiler is friggin chipping! [Re: RaptorGTS] #279692 Sep 20, 7:22pm Sep 20, 7:22pm
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Originally Posted by RaptorGTS
i dont like the wheels puke
thats just me though. I dont like black, but gunmetal is ok.


^^^dont listen to them lol, i love your black rims!! but definetly keep the spoiler on before you get the wings west kit...dont go wingless just yet grin thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup

Re: my spoiler is friggin chipping! [Re: SmutasticGT] #279693 Sep 20, 7:24pm Sep 20, 7:24pm
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i dont know but you can't even see the rims. Its all good though cus each person has thier own tastes. What i like might be shit to somone else.

Re: my spoiler is friggin chipping! [Re: RaptorGTS] #279694 Sep 20, 7:58pm Sep 20, 7:58pm
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I don't personally like wingless...but i'm not saying it looks BAD...it's like asking vanilla or chocolate or somethin like that...it depends on what you feel like doin with ur car...and what ur style is...wing and wingless both can look equally impressive if done right IMO

Re: my spoiler is friggin chipping! [Re: ragingpaseo] #279695 Sep 20, 9:10pm Sep 20, 9:10pm
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Originally Posted by ragingpaseo
is that dean's supra???


Yes it is.

We took more pics at lake fairfax this weekend. Cuz we are addicted to takin pics of our cars. So vain. spineyes

Rem i think you wax ur car too much man... what... you waxed it last week and the week b4 that? Waxing it that often may be the problem dude. but i say take that spolier off and shave that shiznit... looks sweet, even without a kit because your cars so slammed. thumbsup


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Re: my spoiler is friggin chipping! [Re: sbocaj55] #279696 Sep 20, 9:14pm Sep 20, 9:14pm
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Yea I had the same problem and it just got worse in the florida rainstorms so I just got it stripped and repainted professionally. I thought it was just my car but apparently not. The shop that repainted it said that whomever clearcoated it probably didn't let it sit enough or bake enough so it didn't bond with the paint correctly. Or something along those lines. Either way it looks brand new now.


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Re: my spoiler is friggin chipping! [Re: RedCelly00] #279697 Sep 20, 9:31pm Sep 20, 9:31pm
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heres another pic of the wingless action lol... im puttin the wing back on tomorrow.. or should i?? LOL i cant make up my damn mind!! Gah! oh yea this thread is not about my wheels so leave that alone!!! rofl

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Re: my spoiler is friggin chipping! [Re: rem] #279698 Sep 20, 9:36pm Sep 20, 9:36pm
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mine is doing the exact same thing on the drives side of the rear bumper...it sucks a lot...what an eyesore. at least you can get rid of yours.


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Re: my spoiler is friggin chipping! [Re: superderk] #279699 Sep 20, 10:10pm Sep 20, 10:10pm
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the spoiler wasnt in that bad of shape to begin with, but i kinda like the spoilerless look since ur car has such a small profile.


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Re: my spoiler is friggin chipping! [Re: ryizzle] #279700 Sep 21, 10:11am Sep 21, 10:11am
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Originally Posted by ryizzle

the spoiler wasnt in that bad of shape to begin with, but i kinda like the spoilerless look since ur car has such a small profile.


i guess so yea

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i like the wingless look thumbsup


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wingless= puke

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Re: my spoiler is friggin chipping! [Re: xXCelicaDudeXx] #279704 Sep 21, 11:39am Sep 21, 11:39am
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Originally Posted by xXCelicaDudeXx
Originally Posted by ragingpaseo
is that dean's supra???


Yes it is.

We took more pics at lake fairfax this weekend. Cuz we are addicted to takin pics of our cars. So vain. spineyeslbr />
Rem i think you wax ur car too much man... what... you waxed it last week and the week b4 that? Waxing it that often may be the problem dude. but i say take that spolier off and shave that shiznit... looks sweet, even without a kit because your cars so slammed. thumbsup

we're meeting up in annapolis this sunday, care to stop by??? check the east coast page...

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Originally Posted by ragingpaseo
Originally Posted by xXCelicaDudeXx
Originally Posted by ragingpaseo
is that dean's supra???


Yes it is.

We took more pics at lake fairfax this weekend. Cuz we are addicted to takin pics of our cars. So vain. spineyes

Rem i think you wax ur car too much man... what... you waxed it last week and the week b4 that? Waxing it that often may be the problem dude. but i say take that spolier off and shave that shiznit... looks sweet, even without a kit because your cars so slammed. thumbsup

we're meeting up in annapolis this sunday, care to stop by??? check the east coast page...


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Not a wingless fan, but it doesnt look bad with your setup. Try using Meguires new wax on the bad spots...

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Stuff is a little expensive, but I tried it a while ago and I wont use anything else. Make sure you use a buffer with a good soft sponge pad and cover on it.


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yea wingless looks tight. i wax mines every 2 months and never had any probs. That turtle wax ultra is awesome

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Originally Posted by TRDAzNCeli
yea wingless looks tight. i wax mines every 2 months and never had any probs. That turtle wax ultra is awesome


didja change ur mind? haha in the other thread you said

"i was without a wing for about a week waiting on my TRD wing. the car was so ugly i was embarasssed to go out in the streets." rofl

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