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    Plastic Retainer - Coupe Spoiler

    Hoping you can get this part for me, they're referred to as "plastic retainers" in the factory spoiler installation guide for a CTS Coupe.

    Attached is the picture from the instructions.

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    Re: Plastic Retainer - Coupe Spoiler

    i'll check tomorrow morning when i get a chance after the morning rush
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    Re: Plastic Retainer - Coupe Spoiler

    Sounds good, thanks.

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    Re: Plastic Retainer - Coupe Spoiler

    they're not sold separately from the spoiler package

    if you got a spoiler and it's missing them then you didn't get what you paid for and should be able to file a claim to exchange out the spoiler kit for a complete kit

    if you're just looking to get those then you're going to be out of luck
    GM won't give me part numbers for those retainers
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    Re: Plastic Retainer - Coupe Spoiler

    I'm trying to remove the spoiler to be able to get my third brake light removed & painted. From what I see it's almost a guarantee they're gonna snap. The clips aren't accessible from behind the trunk lid and the studs from the spoiler click it to them or something along those lines. At this point I'm just wondering what the dealership would do in the event my third brake light shorted out or something.. get me a whole new spoiler kit?

    Thank you for looking though!

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    Re: Plastic Retainer - Coupe Spoiler

    that's a good question

    i would think that those retainers wouldn't need to be removed

    it looks like they clip into the decklid to anchor in and aren't supposed to come off
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