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TRD replica spoiler #419331 Mar 17, 1:04pm Mar 17, 1:04pm
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TRD replica spoiler
oki got a TRD replica spoiler, i took off my factory one but theres those 4 little rubbery things sticking out and i cant get them off. it looks liek they are supposed to come off cuase the TRD spiler doesnt have holes for them, what do i , thanks

Re: TRD replica spoiler [Re: v4shj16] #419332 Mar 17, 1:22pm Mar 17, 1:22pm
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their just plastic covers. remove them with a plier thumbsup


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Re: TRD replica spoiler [Re: CELIBORGY] #419333 Mar 17, 1:24pm Mar 17, 1:24pm
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yea, but then theres this little metal stub, how do i remove that.

Re: TRD replica spoiler [Re: v4shj16] #419334 Mar 17, 1:30pm Mar 17, 1:30pm
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you dont remove that part just the plastic over it. once you screw the bolts into your spoiler the metal stub is going to merge into the foam under the spoiler. i was worried about that too until i acctually had placed it on.


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Re: TRD replica spoiler [Re: CELIBORGY] #419335 Mar 17, 1:40pm Mar 17, 1:40pm
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your trunk should look like this before you place the spoiler

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hope this helps thumbsup


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Re: TRD replica spoiler [Re: CELIBORGY] #419336 Mar 17, 1:48pm Mar 17, 1:48pm
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where did you buy the spoiler from??? I can't decide if I want TRD or kaminari. I will eventually get full kamanari so i dont know which poiler will look best with it

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i got i from spoiler depot. its a TRD replica, that pic hepled alot. im gonna go and see if those metal stubs will merge with the bottom of my spoiler, i hope it does but theres no foam under there

Re: TRD replica spoiler [Re: v4shj16] #419338 Mar 17, 2:07pm Mar 17, 2:07pm
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may jusst have to grind them down

Re: TRD replica spoiler [Re: hombredelassrtas] #419339 Mar 17, 2:10pm Mar 17, 2:10pm
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when i got the spoiler in the mail i had to put it toget her, there was the long middle part and the two sides. should put it all together and then put it on my trunk, or should i put the two sides on my trunk and then attach the the long middle pice to them.

Re: TRD replica spoiler [Re: v4shj16] #419340 Mar 17, 2:14pm Mar 17, 2:14pm
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Originally Posted by v4shj16
i got i from spoiler depot. its a trd replica, that pic hepled alot. im gonna go and see if those metal stubs will merge with the bottom of my spoiler, i hope it does but theres no foam under there


it should look like this...

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if it doesnt have one i suggest you buy a sheet of it from lowes or home depot coz i think it better in the long run. this foam not only prevents the metal stub to go right through you spoiler, it also helps to prevent water (when it rains or when you clean your car) to get into your trunk.


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Re: TRD replica spoiler [Re: v4shj16] #419341 Mar 17, 2:15pm Mar 17, 2:15pm
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Originally Posted by v4shj16
when i got the spoiler in the mail i had to put it toget her, there was the long middle part and the two sides. should put it all together and then put it on my trunk, or should i put the two sides on my trunk and then attach the the long middle pice to them.


assemble it all together then install it onto your car.


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Re: TRD replica spoiler [Re: RaptorGTS] #419342 Mar 17, 2:17pm Mar 17, 2:17pm
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Originally Posted by RaptorGTS
where did you buy the spoiler from??? I can't decide if I want TRD or kaminari. I will eventually get full kamanari so i dont know which poiler will look best with it


link:

https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_1953449453_0_collapsed_5__1.html


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Re: TRD replica spoiler [Re: CELIBORGY] #419343 Mar 17, 2:20pm Mar 17, 2:20pm
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i think im gonna just shave the stubs off then get a small layer of foam, cuase the stubs are pretty high and will probably crack the spoiler wheni go to tighten the bolts.

also do i use the same bolts that came with the factory spioler to mounted the TRD replica one, or should i used the one that came with it.

and on emore thing, it has a 3 break lite, and little copper wire sticking out, i have no idea where to put that so that the breake lite on the TRD replica spoiler will lite up when i press on the brakes

Re: TRD replica spoiler [Re: v4shj16] #419344 Mar 17, 2:35pm Mar 17, 2:35pm
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use the bolts that they sent you.

remove the black rubber buy pulling it (refer to the picture below) under there you will find a black wire. pull that wire until you find a white terminal plug. open that and mount the wire from your new spoiler onto the wire inside that terminal plug them place back everything else. i think the white one is negative and the green one is positive. if that doesnt work then it might be the opposite spineyes hope this helps

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Re: TRD replica spoiler [Re: CELIBORGY] #419345 Mar 17, 2:37pm Mar 17, 2:37pm
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ok thanks, i'll try it. but do i have to turn off the battery terminal 1st. and if i do how do i do that. i just gotta get my spoiler on. stupid stubs

Re: TRD replica spoiler [Re: v4shj16] #419346 Mar 17, 2:45pm Mar 17, 2:45pm
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i didnt but if you feel a lot better with it off just remove the negative terminal from your battery and wrap a cloth around the negative terminal so that its safe from hitting any metal parts on you car ( to prevent short circuit) thumbsup


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Re: TRD replica spoiler [Re: CELIBORGY] #419347 Mar 17, 4:14pm Mar 17, 4:14pm
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^^^mitch, are your rims silver or machine silver. (reg. silver or polished silver) i plan on getting the same rims, but in a machine finish. grin i was also gonna buy those from Vergel. smile


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Re: TRD replica spoiler [Re: Zero] #419348 Mar 17, 4:19pm Mar 17, 4:19pm
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machine silver. yeah saw you had dibs in them so i took em right away laughsilly


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Re: TRD replica spoiler [Re: CELIBORGY] #419349 Mar 17, 5:15pm Mar 17, 5:15pm
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^^^^^you were lucky that you are close to Vergel and had the money on you. i understand, but next time, pare, next time laughsilly they would've looked hott on my silver celica. laughsilly


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Re: TRD replica spoiler [Re: Zero] #419350 Mar 17, 5:57pm Mar 17, 5:57pm
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well i started shaving down the stupid metal stubs, and i put one side of the wing on . looks like it'll work i'll post picks on my progross, thanks for the help.

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hey you guys. i finish putting on my spoiler. i ended up shaving down the metal stubs with a file then i put one side on 1st. then the other side was already connected to the long part with the brake lite. i conneted that to my trunk then connected the two ends. so i didnt assebembly the whoel spoiler b4 i put it on my car. it was easier this way. it looks great. but im having trouble with the wiring, how do i get the littel 2 wires our that r in side the connecter so i can put the wire from the spoiler in there. thanks

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