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Old 04-03-2013, 10:44 AM   #1
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rear wing removal step by step instrux

Can someone lay it out for me step by step and what tools I need? I am going to pull one for my car tomorrow so need to know. I have to travel 75 miles to go get it and don't want any surprises!


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Old 04-03-2013, 12:13 PM   #2
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Take a socket set and a flat head screwdriver with you. You may also need something to dissolve or remove the double sided tape that is helping hold the wing onto the hatch. When I removed an SVT wing a couple of years ago I had removed two nuts and then used a plastic knife to cut at the double sided tape. The tape is almost an inch thick, so be prepared to take some time with it. I also used the flat head screwdriver as a wedge. Every time I would cut away at the tape, I would move the screwdriver up so I would have some separating force.
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Thanks very much.
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got there with a socket set and needed an open end wrench. So I have to go back tomorrow. No biggie though, I may get the interior and gauges too.
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What did you need the open ended wrench for? I think I remember only using a 1/4" drive rachet with a socket and extension to get those two nuts out. But then again, I parted out that SVT almost two years ago so I may have forgotten something along the lines lol. The one thing I definitely remember is that stupid double sided tape that I had to remove to get the wing off.
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What did you need the open ended wrench for? I think I remember only using a 1/4" drive rachet with a socket and extension to get those two nuts out. But then again, I parted out that SVT almost two years ago so I may have forgotten something along the lines lol. The one thing I definitely remember is that stupid double sided tape that I had to remove to get the wing off.
The studs for the wing are facing straight down, and there is an access hole facing towards the downward facing stud so you need a combination wrench to get it loose. This is a 2002 SVT so may be diff than the one you parted out.
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I am going to day to get it if it is still there.
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The studs for the wing are facing straight down, and there is an access hole facing towards the downward facing stud so you need a combination wrench to get it loose. This is a 2002 SVT so may be diff than the one you parted out.
Wow, the studs shouldn't be facing down. I have only seen three wings removed but everyone of them had the studs pointing straight in and not bent down. Basically the studs are only used for alignment and shouldn't be bent at all. If you have one that is bent that means something is seriously wrong with it.
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Wow, the studs shouldn't be facing down. I have only seen three wings removed but everyone of them had the studs pointing straight in and not bent down. Basically the studs are only used for alignment and shouldn't be bent at all. If you have one that is bent that means something is seriously wrong with it.
they aren't bent, they are facing sort of down though so you can't get a socket on them. UNLESS I am looking at the wrong studs!!!!!
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