Trying to figure out the best way to attach a OEM 91 + rear spoiler

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  1. 1badsho

    1badsho SHO Member

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    I’m trying to figure out the best way to drill my holes for the 91 + OEM rear spoiler that I have and attach it perfectly to my 91 SHO non-plus trunk deck

    Dan Barbush was kind enough to run a template which gets me sort of close but I wanted to get some ideas from others who have done this and what they suggest

    don
     
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    I have a 96 spoiler if you wanna put that on instead :rofl::rofl:
     
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    I haven't done this on a Gen 1, but on my Gen 2, I lined up the spoiler and then had a couple of layers of masking tape where the attachment points were located. Once it is lined up, you can press down on the spoiler and it leave indentations.
     
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    Someone on here hook Don up with a gen 1 trunk lid, then her can keep his original on the shelf and drill and repaint the new one to attach the spoiler to.
     
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    Well, the car is at the ford dealership getting everything done to it. The wing painted, and than mounted to my non + trunk deck

    What I did though was to get from Dan B measurements from the back of a + trunk with holes in it and each hole measurement was made. Than I got pictures of installed + trunk decks with the wing already on for orientation purposes.

    He also gave me the exact measurements


    left to right: 19 9/16 18 1/2 18 1/4 18 1/2 19 9/16

    from left edge of trunk to leftmost (first) hole is 4 1/4 in.

    hope this helps,

    see pics.

    cheers,

    dan



    DSCN0113.JPG trunk2.JPG 1991-ford-taurus-sho-5-speed-220hp-rare-find-1st-generation-5.jpg
     
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    Jbeck I have NO IDEA what I'm doing!! Supporting Member

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    You can also put a dab of grease or anything that will leave a mark on the opposing side to mark hole locations
     
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    finished product ..... wing is painted and installed

    t2.jpg t1.jpg

    Very happy with the end result and a personal thanks to Dan Barbush who took the time to measure each hole using as a template a 91 + trunk deck with the pre-drilled holes.

    The body shop tech said it was invaluable !!

    don
     
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    Looks great!
     
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    gen 1.jpg

    it turned out real well. Now next week I jack the car up and replace some worn out/broken rubber bushings while I start installing my Tokico struts and Eibach springs
     
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    Jbeck I have NO IDEA what I'm doing!! Supporting Member

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    Great looking G1 for sure....named appropriately!
     
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    There are a set of BMW momo arrow rims for sale in mint shape would love to buy them and make them work !!

    Thankyou for the compliments

    don
     
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    Jbeck I have NO IDEA what I'm doing!! Supporting Member

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    worst case, you redrill the hubs to match wheels....IF the size and offset are ok for you.
     
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    the slicers I think are a 35 offset and the Momos are the same.

    they are a 17 inch 8 inchs wide , obviously a different bolt pattern
     
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    Jbeck I have NO IDEA what I'm doing!! Supporting Member

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    I would say go for it...if you have any trouble finding a machine shop to re-drill the hubs for you or cant do it yourself, send them to me and I can get them done for you....Those arrows are worth it
     

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