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Old 04-09-2005, 12:46 PM   #1
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OK, So I was lucky enough to win a spoiler today, (thanks ebay) and its already the right color and has all the mounting hardware. Should we mount it ourselves, or take it someplace? It seems like I'd have a hard time doing it. Or is it pretty simple? Just marking and drilling some holes???

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Mark, drill, mount, seal holes. That'* it.
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Very bad investment
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Very bad investment

WRONG
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Very bad investment
Yes thanks for your contribution....I will file that one away.

I personally dont agree, and I'm excited.

I got a quote for $40 to mount it, so.....I'll see when it comes I guess.
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Gonna have to change your signature.
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i just helped a friend mount his...

he was to scared to do it himself haha...

its not that hard if you have the right tools... good luck
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i just helped a friend mount his...

he was to scared to do it himself haha...

its not that hard if you have the right tools... good luck
And those tools would be....??? I need as much guidance as possible.

Thanks!
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good powerful drill, and correct sizes of bits.. maybe an awl for center punching the holes...
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After you look under your trunk lid (remove carpet if you have it) and remove the plastic plugs, you'll see where you need to drill in comparison to the spoiler.

I think you'll make your decision fairly easily when the spoiler comes. I tiny bead of silicone caulking around each hole on the trunk lid will help give you some peace of mind during install, and for extra measure, do the same on the under-side before the nuts go on. Get that lid good and clean first.

A 14V Quality cordless drill should be enough. And I agree with center-punching and pilot-drill (small, perhaps 1/ to start with on each hole to prevent bit-wandering.

Put some paper or an old towel down in the trunk to catch the shavings, and maybe put a magnet under the trunk lid to keep them from getting between the trunk lid panels.
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