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    spector werkes spoiler or gm spoiler - difference?

    is there a difference between these two spoilers? the pics look awful close.

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    Re: spector werkes spoiler or gm spoiler - difference?

    i cant tell a difference just looking at the pic on the spectre werks site

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    Re: spector werkes spoiler or gm spoiler - difference?

    Spectre does alot of OEM work . . . they may have designed it for GM!
    I think the GM one comes with "upgraded" ballasts to offset the added weight . . . so you may end up needing to get those if you buy from spectre (may still be cheaper depending on how good of a deal you can find).

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    Re: spector werkes spoiler or gm spoiler - difference?

    i know! i've heard some say that they like the Spectre Werkes better, but I don't see the difference!?

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    Re: spector werkes spoiler or gm spoiler - difference?

    I have the specter one and Personally I like them both. I the specter one bowes out and the gm is a little more sleek.

    I like both of them better from certain angles but i went with specter because its super easy to install and a little taller /wider /beefier

    Don't get me wrong though i love both

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    Re: spector werkes spoiler or gm spoiler - difference?

    I went with the Specter also, because the installation was so much easier than the GM model.


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    Re: spector werkes spoiler or gm spoiler - difference?

    two questions.
    1) does the specter on come painted?
    2) what are the install steps for either

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    Re: spector werkes spoiler or gm spoiler - difference?

    Quote Originally Posted by MSOsr View Post
    I went with the Specter also, because the installation was so much easier than the GM model.


    Mike
    either way - don't you just mark some holes and drill?

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    Re: spector werkes spoiler or gm spoiler - difference?

    The Specter needs 2 small holes to be drilled, at the edges of the trunk lid (which is almost single thickness IIRC); the GM model has something like 6 holes needed, IIRC (and 2 of those have to be reamed out in the inner lining of the trunk lid to accommodate a large socket to tighten the spoiler). Huge difference.


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    Re: spector werkes spoiler or gm spoiler - difference?

    I ordered mine from The Spoiler Store on eBay and it is perfect. You have to request that it be painted and it costs an extra $40-$50. I believe I paid $140 shipped for mine, and install was about 1 hour. It is true you have to drill more holes (maybe 4), but it isn't going anywhere when you are done.

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/CADIL...Q5fAccessories

    Just provide them your paint code when you order.

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    Re: spector werkes spoiler or gm spoiler - difference?

    Hey dannboss do you have any pics of how it looks up close? how sturdy is this unit compared to the OEM piece if you ever had a chance to compare them.

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    Re: spector werkes spoiler or gm spoiler - difference?

    Our CTS-V spoiler is $395 less 10% for the forum discount.

    We have one in stock now ready to ship.

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    Re: spector werkes spoiler or gm spoiler - difference?

    ^^^ is that painted?

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    Re: spector werkes spoiler or gm spoiler - difference?

    This is the only picture I have of it. It isn't the best photo, but you can see how it sits. In all honesty, it looks just like the picture above. I am not sure what is different between the two, but the guys at The Spoiler Store manufacture and paint spoilers for Cadillac as OEM replacements. Dealerships order them from these guys to put on cars for sale. So I don't know why they are so cheap, but construction quality was outstanding, the paint matched perfectly, and I can open and close the trunk while holding onto the spoiler. So it is on there and not going anywhere. I have been up to 145 mph with no vibration either.


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