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2008-2013 Cadillac CTS General Discussion Discussion, 2012 Coupe spoiler install in Cadillac CTS Second Generation Forum - 2008-2013; I ordered a prepainted spoiler for my coupe- here are some picts of the install. I bought from Sportwing on ...
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    GeneMpls is offline Cadillac Owners Member
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    2012 Coupe spoiler install

    I ordered a prepainted spoiler for my coupe- here are some picts of the install. I bought from Sportwing on ebay- $186 painted silver and it looks great and the paint is perfect (I restored Corvettes for 35 years). It comes with bolts but I used VHB tape (some is already on the spoiler- I added a few pieces). I hated the 3rd brake light sticking up from the deck- this is the cure. One pict is of a weight in the middle to bring the VHB into contact with the lid BTW, Gene
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    Re: 2012 Coupe spoiler install

    I like that style of spoiler. Looks good.

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    Quality work and match. Ugly product. Reminds me of the sedan rear wing and why buy the coupe to take cues from the 4 door? De-sexifies the car.
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    Re: 2012 Coupe spoiler install

    I like the look of the spoiler. Nice job. I want to install a similar spoiler on my 2014 Performance Coupe. I really don't want to drill for mounting and like the idea of the VHB tape. Any problems with durability, car washes, etc? I live in the northeast and my cars are subjected to frequent car washes during the winter months.

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    That's a nice finishing touch to your coupe!

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    Re: 2012 Coupe spoiler install

    I am seeing a lot of gap at the left end by the tailight. If I were you, I would use the screws as well. You don't want water going underneath the spoiler.

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