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Old 11-27-2018, 02:10 PM
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4th Gen TA Spoiler Adapter Piece Idea

So we all know when installing a 4th gen TA wing that the center two supports don't reach the hatch which creates a gap. Has anyone ever thought of fabricating an adapter which bolts on to the supports that would extend in to the hatch and then be able to bolt to the hatch itself? I found this pic on a Fiero page and thought they looked very similar and may work. Any thoughts?
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Re: 4th Gen TA Spoiler Adapter Piece Idea

Good idea lord knows third gen Firebird spoilers suck and 4th gens are available reasonable now
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Re: 4th Gen TA Spoiler Adapter Piece Idea

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So we all know when installing a 4th gen TA wing that the center two supports don't reach the hatch which creates a gap. Has anyone ever thought of fabricating an adapter which bolts on to the supports that would extend in to the hatch and then be able to bolt to the hatch itself? I found this pic on a Fiero page and thought they looked very similar and may work. Any thoughts?

I'm sure you could 3d print some, but I'm not sure how you'd deal about painting them.

I started grafting a 4th gen spoiler a few years back and just didn't like it.

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Re: 4th Gen TA Spoiler Adapter Piece Idea

It wouldn't be too hard to machine a mold, after getting the dimensions and verifying the fit.
Could make them from either fiberglass or carbon-fiber.

I doubt there is a large enough market for them though.
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It wouldn't be too hard to machine a mold, after getting the dimensions and verifying the fit.
Could make them from either fiberglass or carbon-fiber.

I doubt there is a large enough market for them though.
Probably not. I almost bought a new spoiler from hawks when I painted my car in 2013, but decided against it.

I'll probably re-spray the car again next year, if I do the 91-92 bumper swap at the same time I might do the high rise spoiler.

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