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Offline Brazen17

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Rear Spoiler Removal
« on: March 21, 2013, 03:39:04 PM »
Is the GXP's rear spoiler easy to remove? I did a quick search and did not see removal so I was wondering if anyone has done it. Or if you have a link that would be aprreciated!
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Re: Rear Spoiler Removal
« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2013, 04:20:29 PM »
Haven't done it, but I remember seeing that it is held on with double-sided tape as well as posts+holes in the trunk lid.  So not particularly easy.
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Re: Rear Spoiler Removal
« Reply #2 on: March 21, 2013, 04:26:57 PM »
I took a look at it and it doesn't appear to be easy access to the area the posts would be.
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Re: Rear Spoiler Removal
« Reply #3 on: March 21, 2013, 04:36:16 PM »
Sorry I misspoke above, I meant to say holes in the bumper.  Seem like you have to take the bumper off first.  Ugh.

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Re: Rear Spoiler Removal
« Reply #4 on: March 21, 2013, 04:48:45 PM »
Joe will know.  He removed his and replaced it with a custom one.  PM him.  Not sure if he has photos/video or not, but he can answer your question.

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Re: Rear Spoiler Removal
« Reply #5 on: March 22, 2013, 10:25:10 AM »
I don't typically post links to the other forum but that is where my spoiler removal is documented.

http://www.solsticeforum.com/forum/f34/southern-maryland-club-part-1-a-46057/index5.html#post695382

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Re: Rear Spoiler Removal
« Reply #6 on: March 22, 2013, 11:02:33 AM »
Thanks Joe. It looks like quite the undertaking... I wanted to remove it so I could do a better job of painting it black (plasti-dip for now to see how it looks) but I think I will just use lots of masking tape and spray it in place . If I like the way it looks then I'll remove it to get a proper paint job. Also I am considering a different style spoiler but not sure at the moment.
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Re: Rear Spoiler Removal
« Reply #7 on: March 22, 2013, 01:07:58 PM »
I still wouldn't remove it for painting.  It's easy to mask.

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Re: Rear Spoiler Removal
« Reply #8 on: March 22, 2013, 01:35:19 PM »
It is a PITA.  I actually had to stop supervising and help.
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Re: Rear Spoiler Removal
« Reply #9 on: March 22, 2013, 01:42:26 PM »
It is a PITA.  I actually had to stop supervising and help.

Doh!  :coffee:
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Re: Rear Spoiler Removal
« Reply #10 on: March 22, 2013, 07:57:08 PM »
It is a PITA.  I actually had to stop supervising and help.

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Re: Rear Spoiler Removal
« Reply #11 on: March 22, 2013, 08:03:17 PM »
It is quite the undertaking.  Joe is correct.  Mask and newspaper it
It will be easier

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Re: Rear Spoiler Removal
« Reply #12 on: March 22, 2013, 08:20:27 PM »
Masking wins! Now if the wind would just die down. March is very windy in Vegas.
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