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After having them ripped off the bumper cover three or four times, no more front spoilers for me.<p>A screwdriver, a bottle of Goo Gone, some paper towel, a lot of patience and 30 minutes later, this is the result (yes, the car is dirty, I know). I actually don't think it looks bad at all. It's not like you can look at the car with the rest of the body kit and be able to tell it's missing something, unless you know the car and know it is, which, in my opinion, can only be said about the few people who frequent these forums.<p>What do you guys think?<p>(Oh, and no amber insert flaming. Give me a break! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/smile.gif" BORDER="0">)<p><IMG SRC="http://www.ineverlearn.com/pictures/swedespeed/IMGP0743_0800090.jpg" BORDER="0"><br><IMG SRC="http://www.ineverlearn.com/pictures/swedespeed/IMGP0744_0800090.jpg" BORDER="0"><br><IMG SRC="http://www.ineverlearn.com/pictures/swedespeed/IMGP0745_0800090.jpg" BORDER="0"><br><IMG SRC="http://www.ineverlearn.com/pictures/swedespeed/IMGP0746_0800090.jpg" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: So the spoilers came off (Razor1973)

You have to take the rest of the body kit off.<br>It looks quite dumb with the sides on and the front off <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthdown.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthdown.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: So the spoilers came off (JRL)

I am somewhere in between. I have never liked the front spoiler wings, but I agree with Jim it looks like it's missing something up front. Perhaps one of the other aftermarket front spoilers (that goes all the way across) that we've seen on here?
 

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Re: So the spoilers came off (JRL)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>JRL</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">You have to take the rest of the body kit off.<br>It looks quite dumb with the sides on and the front off <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthdown.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthdown.gif" BORDER="0"> </TD></TR></TABLE><p>Mostly agree with JRL here - doesn't look "balanced". Maybe keep the rest of the Sport Package but replace the front bumper cover with the Evolve unit? Alternatively, add the VST front splitter to the stock bumper? <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Regards,<p>Derek
 

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Hmmm... You think? I honestly don't think it looks like it's missing something unless you know about the car and the body kit. How many people really do? Most people think it's aftermarket and I installed it.
 

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I think it looks just a little bit unbalanced. If you were driving by at 40mph, I'd be left with the impression that something just wasn't quite right, but I wouldn't know what.
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>DocG</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">I think it looks just a little bit unbalanced. If you were driving by at 40mph, I'd be left with the impression that something just wasn't quite right, but I wouldn't know what.</TD></TR></TABLE><br>Besides the fact that over 100 mph your car will be very unstable <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/eek.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: So the spoilers came off (bb vign)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>bb vign</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><br>Alternatively, add the VST front splitter to the stock bumper? <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Regards,<p>Derek</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Second that. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: So the spoilers came off (Razor1973)

Mine looks the same now too after multiple winglet problems (same color and everything <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/wink.gif" BORDER="0"> ) I'm thinking I'll just leave it because i dont think it looks bad at all. Only the people here will notice anything im sure. Especailly after i powder coat the rims <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/cool.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: So the spoilers came off (JRL)

I don't know that I'd go so far as to say it looks "dumb" but it certainly doesn't look right. From the sideview, it looks like a design mistake since it's not balanced. You've got a low sideskirt, a low rear bumper and then nothing to continue the lines. It just looks like something is missing. Okay, it looks dumb. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"><p>-Eric
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>JRL</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Besides the fact that over 100 mph your car will be very unstable <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/eek.gif" BORDER="0"> </TD></TR></TABLE><p>Not really, I don't have the spoilers on the front of mine and it's incredibly stablle up to 150+. Just having the sides and rear won't effect the stability of the car. Look at the the vehicles without them installed. They drive just fine.<p>Kevin
 

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Re: So the spoilers came off (bb vign)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>bb vign</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">...replace the front bumper cover with the Evolve unit? Alternatively, add the VST front splitter to the stock bumper?</TD></TR></TABLE><p>No, no, no... I am not dealing with front spoilers again. Whichever it is, if it lowers the front even more, I'll rip it off every other week, as I live in a construction area. Like I said, it's happened already 3-4 times, and I am usually very careful.<p>Thanks everyone else for their feedback. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: So the spoilers came off (Razor1973)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Razor1973</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><p>No, no, no... I am not dealing with front spoilers again. Whichever it is, if it lowers the front even more, <br>Thanks everyone else for their feedback. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> </TD></TR></TABLE><p>I thought I had read from a post a while back that the Evolve front-end is actually less prone to getting crushed as it does not have the "angle of attack" the Sport Package winglets have. <p>(BTW - the VST comment was more from a wishful thinking perspective on my end <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/wink.gif" BORDER="0"> )<p>Regards,<p>Derek
 

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Re: So the spoilers came off (JRL)

Yah, looks like a kid missing his front teeth.
 

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Re: So the spoilers came off (bb vign)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>bb vign</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">I thought I had read from a post a while back that the Evolve front-end is actually less prone to getting crushed as it does not have the "angle of attack" the Sport Package winglets have. <p>(</TD></TR></TABLE>That is true, you get another inch or so of clearance compared to the Volvo one.
 

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Hey if you are looking for someone.. I'd be more than happy to take the rest of the body kit off your hands for you <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: So the spoilers came off (Razor1973)

It looks fine to me. I'd leave it as it is.<p><-- No sport kit and the last 1/4 mile of road to my house is dirt and will be forever.
 
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