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Old 03-16-2012, 04:03 PM   #1
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Steeda Rear Wing

Does anybody here have this installed?

http://www.steedafocus.com/parts/for...eaer-wing.html


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Old 03-16-2012, 04:17 PM   #2
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I had one on for a few years.
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Old 03-16-2012, 04:59 PM   #3
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That angle of that picture makes the wing look thick... is that the angle or is that how it looks straight on from the back?
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That's part of the underside showing. It's about 3/8-1/2" thick, roughly.
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Great... not to be to far off topic, realizing that the focus is FWD, has there been any tests or results to indicate if a spoiler like the steeda spoiler is better than perhaps one like the older RS (Duckbill spoiler) or even one like the RS 500 spoiler?

Or is it all just preference on the looks?
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Our cars don't go fast enough for a spoiler to be affective at all. It's simply aesthetic. Just preference.
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What.... 65 on the freeway is not fast enough??? :) I know for sedan style vehicles there are spoilers which are more effective at slower speeds, Was not sure if any of the wings for the Foci actually showed to improve lateral stability or better down force vs other styles along with appearance.
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The only reason I want the spoiler is for looks, you'd have to be going at east 150kph for there to be any aero effect.

TerryB, did you have any issues the with the install or the product itself?
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The only reason I want the spoiler is for looks, you'd have to be going at east 150kph for there to be any aero effect.

TerryB, did you have any issues the with the install or the product itself?
Steeda didn't give me any instructions when I made the purchase. There were a few other issues that I had with them also. Anyway, I had to come up with my own idea about where I had to drill holes through the top of the hatch. It's kinda of heavy, so I had no trust in just 3M tape. I did use tape ( underneath ) with some bolts. The tape actually was stuck pretty good after the bolts were removed. So, are you comfortable in drilling holes in your hatch. It really didn't bother me doing it. The piece is quite durable. I've dropped it and knocked it around a few times. I used to have a ton of pics on my other laptop, but it crashed and everything went with it. The wing/spoiler is sitting in my shed. i'm not putting it back on.
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Steeda didn't give me any instructions when I made the purchase. There were a few other issues that I had with them also. Anyway, I had to come up with my own idea about where I had to drill holes through the top of the hatch. It's kinda of heavy, so I had no trust in just 3M tape. I did use tape ( underneath ) with some bolts. The tape actually was stuck pretty good after the bolts were removed. So, are you comfortable in drilling holes in your hatch. It really didn't bother me doing it. The piece is quite durable. I've dropped it and knocked it around a few times. I used to have a ton of pics on my other laptop, but it crashed and everything went with it. The wing/spoiler is sitting in my shed. i'm not putting it back on.
Is there a specific reason why you took it off?
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