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I am asking for your honest opinion if you have installed CF Werks winglets. Do they fit as good as the factory winglets? Please give me pros and cons of them..... Your input is very much appreciated.<p>Thanks
 

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I can't really speak for either one, but having compared my winglets (OEM) to GiRaff3's (CFW Fiberglass) they look identical. In terms of fitment and such, not too sure, but since it is a purely cosmetic modification, I would think that the biggest concern would be look rather than functional fitment.<p>My 2 cents.
 

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Re: (m3nt0s)

Factory winglets fit better than the FPR non-painted ones, my guess the CF winglets have identical fit to the FPR.
 

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The FRP CFW winglets are not flexible, so if the installer does not line them up absolutely perfectly, there will be small gaps. Mine do not like up perfectly, but I do not mind it so much.<p>Comparing the cost between OEM and CFW, I would go with CFW if I had to do it all over again. The gaps aren't massive or anything, but you will see them if you are looking for them.
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>GiRaff3</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">The FRP CFW winglets are not flexible, so if the installer does not line them up absolutely perfectly, there will be small gaps. Mine do not like up perfectly, but I do not mind it so much.<p>Comparing the cost between OEM and CFW, I would go with CFW if I had to do it all over again. The gaps aren't massive or anything, but you will see them if you are looking for them.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>I agree, if you get down and really look, you will see gaps that you wont have with the OEM pieces. The CF pieces just arent as flexible, so there is issues about getting the piece in the best position for your bumper. Every bumper is different.
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>GiRaff3</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">The FRP CFW winglets are not flexible, so if the installer does not line them up absolutely perfectly, there will be small gaps. Mine do not like up perfectly, but I do not mind it so much.<p>Comparing the cost between OEM and CFW, I would go with CFW if I had to do it all over again. The gaps aren't massive or anything, but you will see them if you are looking for them.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>I didn't notice the gaps until I bent down and was actually paying close detail. I'm getting mine touched up for free next month. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/wink.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Thanks for the postive comments. Everyone is correct in that there are gaps, but we are talking about <B>1MM</B> gaps, not massive. It really depends on your installer skills and your bumper. Every bumper is a little different. If you wanted it to be 100% gapless, it is totally doable. The correct way to get it to mount without gaps is to remove the bumper from the car, mount them, then remount the bumper. But everyone has mentioned, the 1MM gap, is really nothing and you cannot see it unless you are looking for it or have been told to see it.<p>Henry
 

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FYI, the stock winglets have gaps. It also depends on paint job, weather, and quality of materials used for installation. I just ordered my CFW winglets, so in a few weks, I can give an honest assessment of both stockers and Henry's.
 

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Henry (dumb question) are there installation instructions for the center splitter? I cant wait to get it.<p>From the pictures I have seen on the site, I don’t see any gaps with fitment, what am I missing here? <br>
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Token Blk Guy</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Henry (dumb question) are there installation instructions for the center splitter? I cant wait to get it.<p>From the pictures I have seen on the site, I don’t see any gaps with fitment, what am I missing here? <br></TD></TR></TABLE><p>Yes install instructions are included.<p>My point Exactly. Don't worry about gaps, there are no problematic ones. You litterally need to be right up to them, and I am talking your nose almost touching them to see if there are any gaps, you wont even be able to put paper through the gap. It all depends on the install, if dont incorrectly, OEM ones will have the same if not worse result.
 
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