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So, who has purchased one, where, how much, and are you happy with it? Pics? I think I need one to go with my WRC hood.
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I USED to have one. I had a replica one (well duh would buy the real thing) from CTC Motorsports. it was 299 and was adjustable. I wasnt very impressed with it but what do you expect for a replica and a spoiler for 300? If you are going with a 22b wing do not...i repeat DO NOT get an adjustable one. especially since you are looking at replica. you are never going to adjust it. you are going to stick it in a spot and leave it. and when you do adjust it youre going to leave marks on the metal plates and it wont look that good. dont get an adjustable spoiler.


second, i suggest not getting a replica. my replica just flew off of my damn car. it could be my fault as well. im not saying all replicas are inferior (i mean...im buying a replica hood from you right ;)...speaking of which...whats the quality going to be like on them?)... just remember you get what you pay for. i just bought a genuine SYMS spoiler from SPO Motorsports and it is excellent quality. even the body shop i just took it to was impressed on the quality of it compared to the stuff they see every day.

how bout an RB5 wing?

either way please check your bolts every other month or so. if its a little loose and you hit a pot hole (this is waht i think happened to me) itll get up just enough to catch wind and fly away.




another note. i have yet to see a 22b wing replica that looks like the real thing. the shops dont have the real spoiler so they cant make a mold. therefore they just mock their own up. at least the V5/6 wings look like the real thing.
 

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Andrew, thanks for the great advice. Are you on the list for the hood? The quality will be top notch. Any ideas on where to get the RB5 wing?

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there are two place (IIRC) to get the RB5 wing. SPD Tuning (but I thought Mike Shields was quiting the subaru business :confused: ) and Nativo Racing or something like that. do a search on i-club for "Nativo" and you should find Nativo Racing or something around those lines.

yes im on the buy for the hood. when i went to go get an estimate for my spoiler i asked the guy for a ballpark for a CF hood. he said its hard to say because quality varies so much. he said guys come in and when their car is being repaired they want blah blah hood and when they get it they think its paint ready...but in actuallity its a bitch to work on. the finish isnt right and they have to putty the hood in areas so the sun wont just reflect into the driver's eyes etc and said he usually charges around 1k to do a hood. and this guy doesnt rape on prices either. hes charging me 300 to paint my syms spoiler and install it. i dont consider that bad when you have to prep it, paint match it, drill new holes into the trunk, etc. he also said, as a rule of thumb they charge 400 per panel...well if the hood comes out top notch then it wouldnt be a pain for them to paint it (I know the CF look is in but im still considering painting it) and therefore could be just 400... but oh well when i get the hood from you guys ill take it to them for a ballpark (iw ouldnt have the money even if it was 400).

so in this case, its actually CHEAPER to buy the excellent quality stuff over the average quality piece.
 

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RB5 wing is available from tirerack.com. They carry genuine Prodrive parts. :drool: Search on i-club...

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Did you just say do a search!?!?!?!? Oh, wait, that was an informative search comment, my mistake.
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:roflmao:

Yeah, not an 'i-club do a search cuz i don't wanna tell ya'! I just don't remember the exacts. ;)
 

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try afsmotorsports I got mine from there. Its a replica wing made by wings west. Nice quality paid i think 300 for it
AFS's RB5 replica is made by Wings West?? Hmm, never knew. All the more reason to buy from them :)

Oh, and as far as 22B replicas (Well I think this is a scaled down replica), I like the one from Dutch555 on i-club...http://come.to/dutch555. Last time I was quoted for it, it was about $500 painted and shipped from the Netherlands.
 

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for comparison:


i have yet to see a spoiler that looks just like the pictured one. to me, it looks liek there is a sort of spacer on the bottom piece and i havent seen any replica with anything close to that yet. if you go with a "22b" replica spoiler look for pics of it first as im pretty sure that alot of vendor's replicas look different.
 

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The MRT wing does not really look like that, and it is a total piece of junk. It cracks all the time. Irvine Subey used to carry them, until they got tired of repairing them. They looked like hell too. Does anyone have a photo of the Revolution Motorsports on their car?
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