Roush S281 Rear wing install

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  1. S351Saleen77

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    Hi Guys,
    I need some help on installing a S281 rear wing on my sons 95 GT. The wing is from Saleen not aftermarket.
    I haven't looked at it yet but I thought he said it had 4 screws. Do these line up with the existing stock GT holes?
    Do the wings have 2 sided tape anywhere on them? No tape was included.
    I don't think any instructions were included either.

    Thanks for any info you have!:nice:
    Tom
     
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    Yeah,

    if it's a real Saleen wing it should line up with at least two of the holes.
     
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    Marcus,
    I thought I read somewhere that Saleen used tape also? Have you heard anything on this?

    Thanks, Tom
     
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    Yea,

    unfortunately, there is a lot of tape on the s281 wing. The best replcement is the grey 3M stuff. It holds up the best.
     
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    Not sure about prior year Mustangs/Saleens but I can tell you from first hand experience DO NOT TRUST Saleens instructions.

    I just installed the Saleen S/C wing on my N/A coupe and after laying everything out by Saleens diagrams, it was off by almost 3/8 of an inch.

    I ALWAYS double check measurements with a test fit by eye, and ended up having to shift my wing over so it lined up with the sides of the body creases and was centered.

    Just a heads up.
     
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    It will use only 2 holes for mounting. The rest of the wing is held down with double sided tape. You can basically look at the underside of the wing and see where it goes....about a 3/4" wide area around the outer perimeter of the wing. Make sure you tape the 2 (what I call the legs, where the bolts go). You should have no problems. Our 96" has had its wing since around 99' and it is still hanging on.

    Casey
     
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    Thanks guys! You have helped out alot!!

    Tom
     
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    S351Saleen77, when you received your wing, was it flimsy?

    And was it open underneath the wing? I'm afraid water is going to get inside and sit there.
     
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    I will have to look at it. It still isn't on.....have to get it painted .
     
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    topless98gt Adhesive Feces

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    The first and only place I've been to get a quote said it'd be about $175 to get painted. :(
     
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    Thats actually pretty cheap these days.
     
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    Yes it is open underneath. It dosen't seem too flimsy though:shrug:
     
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    topless98gt Adhesive Feces

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    Okay. I checked out my friend's s281 wing on his Cobra this weekend...DEFINITELY made of a different material, and his ISN'T open on the underneath of the spoiler. I am going to see if I can have the body shop fill in that opening on the edges before/after it's on the car. That's just rediculous. Water will get up in there and sit and **** me off. lol

    Thanks. Let me know when you get yours installed!
     
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    O.K. Thanks for the info!:nice:
     
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