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Old 01-13-2016, 07:32 PM   #41
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Manually disconnect it at the lift mechanism electrical connector.
Which requires removing the bumperettes and bumper cover, if I recall correctly. Not quite as simple as pulling a fuse, or even pulling a spade connector off a motor. You have to get to the motor, first.

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Old 01-13-2016, 10:40 PM   #42
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Which requires removing the bumperettes and bumper cover, if I recall correctly. Not quite as simple as pulling a fuse, or even pulling a spade connector off a motor. You have to get to the motor, first.
You can access the connector from the trunk. No bumper removal needed(not on a 99 at least).
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Old 01-14-2016, 07:11 AM   #43
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derfo any updates ?
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I am having to deal with illness but I should have photos on the forum in a week or so. I will put a few on so everyone can see it from different angles and the raised up position.
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Old 01-14-2016, 07:15 AM   #44
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Which requires removing the bumperettes and bumper cover, if I recall correctly. Not quite as simple as pulling a fuse, or even pulling a spade connector off a motor. You have to get to the motor, first.
Ouch! yeah, that's kind of a lot...

I still can't imagine that thing going up and down, seems quite an odd look to have a spoiler like that move.

Still can't wait to get mine tho :-)
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Old 01-14-2016, 02:34 PM   #45
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Hi derfo.

I'm in the UK and will be interested in one of your spoilers.

Hope you get your health sorted soon.
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Old 01-14-2016, 03:25 PM   #46
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Hello rfuerst911sc;

I am having to deal with illness but I should have photos on the forum in a week or so. I will put a few on so everyone can see it from different angles and the raised up position.
Hope you are feeling better soon.
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Old 01-15-2016, 06:59 AM   #47
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I like that spoiler.
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Old 01-15-2016, 11:46 AM   #48
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We have a winner !!! Please keep us posted on your progress I'll go ahead and throw my name in the hat for a purchase if the end product looks good and is reasonable in cost. Is your plan to do it in fiberglass or something else ? Does this fit over the OEM top cap or replace it ? I think it's just held on with 3 rivets ? Anyway nice looking work .
I want in line for one too!
looks perfect for what I want.

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Old 01-15-2016, 11:48 AM   #49
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I have got one made. I just need to do the final touches, then make a mold and see who wants one.
Put me down for one!!!
That's perfect for what I want.

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Old 01-18-2016, 05:36 AM   #50
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i could also be in for one! especially since you're in the UK!
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Is that pic just for sizing / example? Will the actual piece take the place of the OEM painted part? If so I like it.
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Old 01-18-2016, 07:24 AM   #52
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Is that pic just for sizing / example? Will the actual piece take the place of the OEM painted part? If so I like it.
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The spoiler will take the place of the OEM capping piece. I should have some photos of it on the car by the weekend.
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Old 01-20-2016, 08:11 PM   #53
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As promised a few photos of the spoiler on the car.





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Is this an aerodynamic aide, or more of a cosmetic device intended to improve the looks of the car?
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Now that is brilliant and beautiful. Great workmanship skills... not easy to make but apparently doable. wow



ps... when are you going to express paint this? hurry, bet a lot of us here wants to see the final results
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Now that is brilliant and beautiful. Great workmanship skills... not easy to make but apparently doable.

ps... when are you going to express paint this? hurry, bet a lot of us here wants to see the final results
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Thanks for your positive comments. This is a pattern, I am going to make a mold from it so I can produce them.
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Is this an aerodynamic aide, or more of a cosmetic device intended to improve the looks of the car?
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I am not sure whether it will add to rear down force at speed, but from the comments I have had it is aesthetically pleasing to most.
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Derfo nice pics it is exactly what i want. So now time for follow up questions. Aprox. When do you think parts will be available to purchase ? Will there be any import/export license issues ? Any idea what shipping might be to the u.s. ? How solid is the spoiler ? Any flex to it or is it solid ? You have done a great job with this congratulations.
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Derfo nice pics it is exactly what i want. So now time for follow up questions. Aprox. When do you think parts will be available to purchase ? Will there be any import/export license issues ? Any idea what shipping might be to the u.s. ? How solid is the spoiler ? Any flex to it or is it solid ? You have done a great job with this congratulations.
Hello rfuerst911sc

The mold is the next step. I want to make it so there will be very little finishing to the spoiler before paint. I cant give a time as yet when it will be available. I have to make the mold then do the lay up for the spoiler and see how it comes out. The spoiler will be a fibre glass skin with foam centre.
I deal with couriers through my business so I will give details on shipping when I am ready to roll.
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Fiberglass with foam core shold be light and strong very nice. It looks like we have some customers on this side of the pond so hopefully you can have some fun and make some money. Just try to check in once in a while to update your progress. Thank you for taking this on .

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