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I want to build a custom spoiler possible with a brake light in it. I'm going to go the foam block route and then fiberglass.

I was wanting your thoughts on what style of wing to make. Im a fan of the wrx sti wing but I feel that would be too big on an '88 hatch.

I appreciate your responses. And I'm expecting the hatemail(your stupid for not keeping a Saab wing on it!!!!!) Etc. I don't care. So let em fly!
 

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If your looking for a wing that works its probably best to look at cars of similiar body shape that are being raced or have been raced in a compedetive series. British touring car or something,
 

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I don't know your M.O. However, The 'ricer-boy' wing is pretty juvenile in my book.

An understated, functional spoiler would be much smarter. Just my $0.02.
 

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There was a pot about this a while back, someone found a spoiler for a 1990's Camero that didn't look too bad.

There are a fair few in europe with functional adjustable larger spoilers, they need them for the downforce. My project 9k will eventually have a big one, 150lbs of rear down force can really open up a lot more cornering at speed.
 

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...150lbs of rear down force can really open up a lot more cornering at speed.
I doubt it would trump the cons of the extra drag, but I don't know what kind of course you run.

Anyway, it sounds like this guy is asking about a wing on a DD. Nothing will prevent a wing from announcing the driver as some kind of a poser in that case. We have an entire population of subaru and honda driver proliferating this disease. This is a foolish idea unless understated and functional.

 

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First off...
don't care for it to be functional because it won't be that fast.
second...
I don't like the ******-mobile style.
Finally...
I like the STI wing because I like Stirs. But I plan on building it from scratch with some variations, and take some pride in my car.


But thank you for your $0.02.
 

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I doubt it would trump the cons of the extra drag, but I don't know what kind of course you run.

Anyway, it sounds like this guy is asking about a wing on a DD. Nothing will prevent a wing from announcing the driver as some kind of a poser in that case. We have an entire population of subaru and honda driver proliferating this disease. This is a foolish idea unless understated and functional.


Show ones you can do whatever you like, long as the law does not find them a problem.

Functional ones really work, effectively every club sport track car has one for a reason. Long fast sweeping corners on a fast track at 80 to +120mph are much nicer when the back stays planted. Had to catch my street 9k Aero a fair few times at speed and it certainly keeps you on your toes, but is no fun. I'm building a track 9k that will really need one as I've lightened the rear extensively.
 
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