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Mar 17, 1:04pm - #419331 
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

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Mar 17, 1:22pm - #419332 
their just plastic covers. remove them with a plier thumbsup


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Mar 17, 1:24pm - #419333 
yea, but then theres this little metal stub, how do i remove that.

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Mar 17, 1:30pm - #419334 
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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Mar 17, 1:40pm - #419335 
your trunk should look like this before you place the spoiler

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Mar 17, 1:48pm - #419336 
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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Mar 17, 1:57pm - #419337 
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

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Mar 17, 2:07pm - #419338 
may jusst have to grind them down

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Mar 17, 2:10pm - #419339 
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.

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Mar 17, 2:14pm - #419340 
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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Mar 17, 2:15pm - #419341 
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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Mar 17, 2:17pm - #419342 
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


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Mar 17, 2:20pm - #419343 
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

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Mar 17, 2:35pm - #419344 
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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Mar 17, 2:37pm - #419345 
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

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Mar 17, 2:45pm - #419346 
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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Mar 17, 4:14pm - #419347 
^^^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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Mar 17, 4:19pm - #419348 
machine silver. yeah saw you had dibs in them so i took em right away laughsilly


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Mar 17, 5:15pm - #419349 
^^^^^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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Mar 17, 5:57pm - #419350 
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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Mar 18, 12:41pm - #419351 
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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