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So I have purchased a spoiler to go onto my car and it got here via FedEx today. So tomorrow I'm going to have it put on regardless of how. I just thought I would ask you guys how would you put it on. Would you drill the 5 holes in the trunk lid or would you you 3m double sided tape. I need to know which will be best.
 

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Don't get me wrong....dbl sided tape is great for a lot of stuff....I just wouldn't trust it to last too long with something as large, heavy and expensive as a spoiler....would really suck 6 months later, going down the hiway, and watching it sail off in your rear-view mirror.... ;)
 

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Five holes apparently isn't necessary. Mine is OEM & came with the car new. Only has two holes, one on each end, with an adhesive "gasket" running between the holes. There is a random, loose washer (?) rattling around inside the thing though. Sets my teeth on edge every time I close the trunk. :-/
 

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Five holes apparently isn't necessary. Mine is OEM & came with the car new. Only has two holes, one on each end, with an adhesive "gasket" running between the holes. There is a random, loose washer (?) rattling around inside the thing though. Sets my teeth on edge every time I close the trunk. :-/

I have the same loose washer noise.

In regard to the mounting, I would drill the holes. The spoiler captures a lot of wind coming off the roof and rear window, this is what creates the desired downforce. I don't think 3M tape would hold up and the spoiler would eventually become airborne.
 

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5 holes.. lol a little over killed lol :) what spoiler was it?
 

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5 holes is what the standard R/T lip spoiler is made for (not that everyone uses them all ;) )
My GO spoiler takes 4....
 

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yup 5 holes. the 3 middle ones are just tabs that pop into place. Only the 2 edge ones are bolted down.

removed mine to vinyl the trunk lid.
 

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The two visible nuts that hold the rear spoiler can become loose. These nuts are located on each side of the trunk lid, next to the plastic housing for the lights.

As a permanent solution, I would replace the 10mm nuts with nyloc nuts. Here are two photos of the mounting bolts.
 

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