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Old 07-12-2019, 01:25 PM
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I have the small winglet on the rear and want to replace it with the Z06 wing. Anyone have experience with this?

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Its not hard at all...just a little time consuming. There are several YouTube videos taking you step by step. The biggest part of the job is removing the rear fascia and then lining it up for reinstall. There are several screws that hide behind other parts, so those parts have to come off also. Best advise is to take your time, have a second pair of hands and have some foam or cardboard on the floor to set the rear fascia when removed. Me and a friend did mine in about 3 hours start to finish. We replaced the Z51 spoiler with a Z06 spoiler. Good Luck! Put up some pics when done!

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Thanks for the info. My car looks almost exactly like yours.
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Originally Posted by john91498 View Post
I have the small winglet on the rear and want to replace it with the Z06 wing. Anyone have experience with this?

Thanks in advance
Look in here c7 section on how to do it is their all pic's in here really nice write up... Robert
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I did it, got a take-off spoiler from a new Z06. The little 'duckbill' actually stays put on all the trim levels, the other wing versions just lay on top of it, and drill into the top deck of the rear fascia as others have said. So there's no fooling with the wiring of your 3rd brake light.

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thanks everyone!!!!!!
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Good luck. The new spoiler should look great on your car.
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Are you talking about changing your winglets to stage 2?
If so I did this to my GS last week. if so see below, if not please ignore:

1) Remove T20 star screws
2) Starting from outside edge of winglet saw through hidden 2 sided tape with fishing line.
3) Clean off tape residue with thumb & finger, mine came off easily balling up as car is 3 months old since built
4) Remove any further residue with micro fiber cloth and light cleaner
5) Pull off double sided tape off new winglet and carefully place in position lining up screw holes
6) Carefully re-install new or existing screws back into place taking care not to slip

Done! took me all of 20 minutes to do both taking my time, here are pictures along the way and new stage 2 compared to original.




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