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Spoiler Removal

Discussion in 'Model S' started by MDMGSO47, Sep 23, 2016.

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  1. MDMGSO47

    MDMGSO47 Member

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    I am considering pulling the trigger on a S P90D inventory car. However, the car is red and it has the black spoiler. I am not a big fan of the spoiler anyway, but certainly not on a car that is a different color than the spoiler. Does anyone know if the spoiler can be removed without damaging or leaving holes in the car trunk?
     
  2. drewfaulk

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    It's applied with double faced tape. Plenty of owners have removed theirs, and while I'm not one of them, I'm guessing a hair dryer and nylon tool is involved. I know I've seen a few spoilers that were cracked (presumably during removal), so go slow and you should be fine. No holes underneath. Let me know if you do it, and I might be interested in buying the spoiler. Good luck!
     
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    Thanks
     
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    Let me know if you'd like to sell it.
     
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    Yes - careful. I had my spoiler replaced because it developed an air bubble on the finish. After the tech was finished with the replacement, there was a series of long scratches on the trunk. Take it slowly and put a protective film between the nylon tool and the trunk. My car will have to get those scratches buffed out in the near future.
     
  6. MassModel3

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    Another thread in this forum referenced a can of solvent that the service center uses to remove the badging, so perhaps that would help. Sorry, I didn't secure in my brain exactly what the solvent was. Also, people have mentioned using dental floss to removed the badging, thought I don't know if that would help for something as large as the spoiler.

    Here it is:
    Facelift MS with front license plate holder removed & rear debadged

     
  7. RWcarbon

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    The spoiler can be removed without any damage to the trunk as long as you're careful. If you're interested in giving your Model S a sport-inspired look, you can replace the black spoiler with a carbon fiber one.
     
  8. steve841

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    And dont forget using a referral code ... :)
     
  9. MassModel3

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    I totally don't get what a referral code has to do with spoiler removal...??
     
  10. steve841

    steve841 Active Member

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    Then I can't help you ....
     
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  11. MassModel3

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    Hmm... Sounds like you don't know, either! :eek:
     
  12. steve841

    steve841 Active Member

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    I don't mind helping the slower folks...
     
  13. MassModel3

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    LOL

    I thought you were responding to the post before yours, not the OP. My bad... :oops:
     
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  14. TMobe

    TMobe I have forgotten more than I remember

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    Here is how you remove it.

     

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