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Old 02-07-2006, 05:43 PM   #11
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If anyone has any suggestions, lay 'em on me.
oooook here we go....

see if you can acquire a large sheet of paper....like one that is the length of the spoiler....or a large box would also work....lay the spoiler upside down....take the paper or the box and push it down through the studs....then cut out around the shape of the spoiler....remove the paper or box and then you have the mounting locations and the shape of the spoiler to line her up on the car
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That'* basically the idea around the t-strip method but I don't think there'* much need to make a full-size template.

Each stud needs it'* own template, so to speak. Maybe push a 2"x2"* piece of paper or cardboard over each stud, get the spoiler where I want it on the car, tape down the 2"x2" sections to the trunklid with masking tape and slowly lift the spoiler up. The six pieces of 2"x2" cardboard will be on the trunklid now and will show me where to drill. Easier said than done I'm sure.

Like I said, the t-strips would make this much easier as they center a 1/8" diameter drill guide under each stud. Insert your drill into the guide and away you go.

I may hit up some body shops on the way home for suggestions. Heck, if the price is right, I may just let them do it even though it goes against every fiber of my being.
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Homemade "t-strips" worked perfectly. I'll let the pictures do the talking.











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nice job!!!! i commend your efforts....looks similar to the regal install
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Very nice install, looks like a factory job
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Very nice work! Definately not something I would attempt myself though. I'd be too afraid to put a drill to my paint.
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did you paint the holes? would stop rust on that bare metal...

should have told u earlier
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Yep, painted around the holes. Also, threw rubber washers on each spoiler stud to keep any water out. Should be fine.
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Nice Job Mark,

Hey Toast, are you sure you dont want to do this.

it looks sweet.
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It really is like night and day as far as the whole stance of the car now. Plus, I like seeing it in my rear-view mirror.
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