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Old 02-21-2013, 12:25 PM   #1
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Spoiler removal?

Looking to go without the spoiler. But wanted to get you guys opinions on the best ways to plug the holes where the spoiler was? What're ways you guys have done it?
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This was pretty helpful to me.
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Looking to go without the spoiler. But wanted to get you guys opinions on the best ways to plug the holes where the spoiler was? What're ways you guys have done it?
On my 01 I used zinc plugs from the hardware store. They don't rust and paint easy if you want
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I recently took the spoiler off my car... I went to Lowe's and grabbed 4 5/16 inch plugs and some silicon. Kinda rigged weird, but looks clean. Take the spoiler off, put the caps in, and silicon from the bottom to make it water tight. It doesnt mess your paint up. All i need to do is take some cleaner wax or something to the trunk lid, my spoiler left an ugly ring.
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I had my decklid holes filled and repainted
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Old 02-21-2013, 01:28 PM   #6
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Looking to go without the spoiler. But wanted to get you guys opinions on the best ways to plug the holes where the spoiler was? What're ways you guys have done it?
Heres a pic of mine since we have the same body style

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If you do end up repainting like Im doing. Use Everglass short strand filler in the holes. Then glazing and prime. dont just pack bondo in the holes. Otherwise, the plug will do in a pinch and reversable in case you change your mind or sell the car.
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Heres a pic of mine since we have the same body style
Did you plug yours?
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I used jb weld to fill the holes, then bondo body filler to smooth out the lid and get rid of pin holes. Then a self etching primer, primer, basecoat and then clearcoat. Got my tax return so ordering more paint since I wasn't able to do as many coats as I would like to. Use plastic plugs to see if you like it. Don't run with plastic plugs for months on end.
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Did you plug yours?
I used plugs on mine i may gill them in soon with fiberglass since our trunks are fiberglass

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I used jb weld to fill the holes, then bondo body filler to smooth out the lid and get rid of pin holes. Then a self etching primer, primer, basecoat and then clearcoat. Got my tax return so ordering more paint since I wasn't able to do as many coats as I would like to. Use plastic plugs to see if you like it. Don't run with plastic plugs for months on end.
Been running with plugs for a while now. No leaks no problems however i did use silicon to seal it a bit
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Mine came without a spoiler
Because BULLITT!! Lol
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Slow4V......is your whole car plasti'd?
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Slow4V......is your whole car plasti'd?
Yes it is..I want to do it soooo bad, if I remember correctly it took him about 10 hours..he did an excellent job imo
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Looks awesome for sure. I am behind the curve. Just now catching on to plasti dipping. I am going to try it out on my Explorer rims first.
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Check this video out on plasti dipping your car.

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Awesome video. Thanks. Having trouble getting their site dipyourcar.com to come up for some reason but will definitely hit it up later.
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Just did mine today, beveled, filled with short strand fiberglass filler, then glazed and primed. I would use a good 2k primer vs self etching, self etching is more for bare metal protection.
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