Join Date: Apr 2017
Location: Saratoga Springs, UT
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I have recently taken the OEM Carbon Wing off of my MC, so that I can resurface/respray the clear-coat on the Carbon Wing.
I also have the factory holes in my trunk to take the wing/spoiler with bolts, and can upload the dimensions of where my bolt holes are on my trunk tonight, if you are interested in the bolt hole/pattern for my trunk.
However, your bolt pattern on the actual wing you have may be different than my wing or trunk, and my dimensions could screw things up for you. I would advise the following for you at this stage:
1) Cut-off the bolts flush from the wing. You can do this with a dremel tool + metal cutting bit, grinder with metal disc, etc., then install the spoiler with 3M Automotive tape all around the bottom of the spoiler (where it will attach to trunk).
2) Have one person hold the wing perfectly above trunk, while another person lightly marks (marker) where the bolts go on trunk.
The spoiler itself doesn't take enough force, even at high speed, to fly-off if it were attached with 3M Automotive Tape. I have attached many spoilers (lips or non-raised) to many sports cars/exotics with 3M Automotive Tape without a problem. Then you would want to ensure that the spoiler adheres with either clamps or pressure, and slight heat to bond the spoiler to the tape. I would recommend this route before the bolts, but if you would like the added assurance of the bolts holding the spoiler, then you will need to mark where each bolt fits, drill small holes first to see if it lines up correctly, then larger or perfectly bored holes for the bolts to go through. Even if one or two bolts are off by a few millimeters, you can drill the hole up/down slightly and tighten on the backside of the trunk, and no one will see the bolt holes.
Last edited by IcemanZ3R0; 05-29-2019 at 06:32 PM.
Reason: Forgot to add minor explanation/detail.