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Dec 12, 12:25pm - #349698 
wings west and TRD spoiler

hey can anyone tell me what is the difference between the wings west spoiler w-type or v-line whatever its call compared to the TRD spoiler.. i think the only difference i notice is that that wings west has no brake light..

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Dec 12, 12:33pm - #349699 
Te TRD spoiler is curved, is wider, has a third brake light... while the WingsWest is stright, shorter and has no third brake light wave

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Dec 12, 1:07pm - #349700 
oh wow didn't kno there was that much of a difference.. but from the pics i think the TRD spoiler looks better.. thanks for the help

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Dec 12, 1:27pm - #349701 
westwings looks kinda like a bench, but i still want one smile

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Dec 12, 1:29pm - #349702 
they are both nice never the less.. thumbsup

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Dec 12, 8:17pm - #349703 
TRD will require to drill 2 more holes on each side. the WW V-line use the holes from your stock spoiler...

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Dec 12, 8:24pm - #349704 
Originally Posted by ragingpaseo
TRD will require to drill 2 more holes on each side. the WW V-line use the holes from your stock spoiler...


thank you..i was just about to say this.

the TRD base is MUCH wider than the ww base. the wider base for the TRD spoiler makes for 4 screws for each side while the ww spoiler has 2 screws for each side.

so a few things to keep in mind:

1. if you have the stock spoiler..your better off going with the ww spoiler so you can avoid drilling extra holes (unless that doesn't bother you).

2. if you already have the TRD spoiler...you'll have to shave off the extra 2 holes (they will show) and then obviously repaint. so it kinda sux if you want to switch out spoilers.

3. if you have no spoiler--then obviously you can't go wrong either way. it's then more of a choice of if you want the 3rd brakelight or not.

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Dec 12, 8:40pm - #349705 
i have stock spoiler.. so if i get TRD one i have to drill 2 addional holes right.. i can reuse the stock holes for the stock spoiler.. because what i don't want is holes in my trunk that aren't being used...

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Dec 12, 8:48pm - #349706 
if you get the TRD yes you need to drill holes, you can reuse the stock spoiler but you will see the 2 additional holes you drilled to get the TRD spoiler. if you think you will go back to stock then get wing west. thumbsup

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Dec 12, 9:23pm - #349707 
how is the TRD more curver and wider? just the wider base? where is the curve at, the blade? i see how the blade sits higher up on the sides and the obvious brake light. and if you have a stock spoiler and switch it to the TRD one i know you have to drill holes but will any of the stock holes show?

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Dec 13, 2:05am - #349708 
look at the fins of the TRD wing. it looks like this /-------\

the WW wing looks more like this |---------|


basically, the fins are what separates the two brands.

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Dec 13, 2:06am - #349709 
the TRD blade has a curve to it too.

WW blade is more a straight line.


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Dec 13, 2:07am - #349710 
yah yah yah, im a ricer, w00t w00t. rolleyes grin

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Dec 13, 2:08am - #349711 
BTW i shaved the 3rd brake light off.


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Dec 13, 3:17am - #349712 
Originally Posted by Zero
the TRD blade has a curve to it too.

WW blade is more a straight line.



is that a real TRD spoiler on ur car? or is a fiber glass one or carbon fiber one?

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Dec 13, 12:13pm - #349713 
no, its not a real TRD wing. its a replica figberglass one, i think the real TRD wing is also in fiberglass.

i think the wings west comes in abs plastic (someone correct me if im wrong).

amazing what Gloss Black enamel paint can do grin happywink


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Dec 13, 5:16pm - #349714 
Originally Posted by Zero
no, its not a real TRD wing. its a replica figberglass one, i think the real TRD wing is also in fiberglass.

i think the wings west comes in abs plastic (someone correct me if im wrong).

amazing what Gloss Black enamel paint can do grin happywink


yea hte only reason i ask is because i was thinkin about gettin fiber glass one but with the problems i had with my fiber glass TRD kit i decided not to cheap out.. so i'm still skeptical.. i like the TRD wing but it cost so damn much for the real one... and i think the wings west is nice and all but the TRD one to me looks better.. so i guess your fiber glass wings fitment is pretty good.. where you buy it from?

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Dec 13, 5:25pm - #349715 
i bought it from 10celica10 for $140. it had its problems but was easily remedied thumbsup


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Dec 13, 8:25pm - #349716 
wow thats a good deal.. but i donno.. i might just save up for the real one..but thanks for everyones help..

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Dec 13, 8:56pm - #349717 
^^^anywhere from $350 or less is a great price, esp. if the paint and wing are in great condition. thumbsup


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Dec 14, 12:52pm - #349718 
question...i know that some of these bigger spoilers make
your hatch fall since they are heavy. does this happen w/ TRD
or wings west. because i know it happens w/ kaminari. and another
question, how much do new wings west spoilers go for. thumbsup

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Dec 14, 12:54pm - #349719 
about $280, but getting them is a pain. WW is on backorder right now, i've been on waiting list since september... thumbsdown

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Dec 14, 1:02pm - #349720 
Originally Posted by hector
question...i know that some of these bigger spoilers make
your hatch fall since they are heavy. does this happen w/ TRD
or wings west. because i know it happens w/ kaminari. and another
question, how much do new wings west spoilers go for. thumbsup


Answer: although the TRD replica is much heavier than my stock wing, it does not make the hatch fall. The shocks on my hatch are strong enough that it slowly lifts up by itself.

There's a dude on ebay, more like a company, that sells painted TRD wings. sure they are replicas but they have perfect fitment. some people on here have gotten theirs from that seller. thumbsup


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Dec 14, 1:55pm - #349721 
Originally Posted by Zero

Answer: although the TRD replica is much heavier than my stock wing, it does not make the hatch fall. The shocks on my hatch are strong enough that it slowly lifts up by itself.

There's a dude on ebay, more like a company, that sells painted TRD wings. sure they are replicas but they have perfect fitment. some people on here have gotten theirs from that seller. thumbsup



yea i saw the ebay auction for the painted TRD replica.. you give them your paint color code and they paint it for you or something.. and i also saw a auction for the real wings west spoiler on ebay it was like 234 or something..i forgot how much shippin is tho..

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Dec 14, 2:02pm - #349722 
oh yea what are the real TRD spoilers made out of??

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Dec 14, 2:09pm - #349723 
Fiberglass.


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Dec 14, 2:16pm - #349724 
oh i always thought it was uthrane or abs plastic or something..

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Dec 14, 2:24pm - #349725 
You know, im not sure if WW wing comes in abs plastic and fiberglass.

but seeing as the TRD wing is a factory part, they might use abs plastic over fiberglass. thumbsup


sorry for the confusion.


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Dec 14, 7:23pm - #349726 
TRD is ABS!!! thumbsup

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Dec 14, 7:35pm - #349727 
the authentic TRD is made from ABS plastic
the new WW is made from ABS plastic, older versions were fiberglass


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Dec 14, 9:27pm - #349728 
either way both wings are nice


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Dec 14, 9:46pm - #349729 
Originally Posted by eric_h
either way both wings are nice


The hatch shocks will go out earlier with the heavier wings according to some other people.


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