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New Front Spoiler for 69 Vert - Instructions and Photoshot smiley
Posted by: ihscomputers ()
Date: September 08, 2013 12:04PM

Thanks to Mark Guider (mguider) for the original link to the 69 Camaro front spoiler vendor!!thumbs up

Step 1: Visit restorationworld, then click on "1967-92 Camaro" box on the left, then type in F422250 in the "Search By Part Number" field. Add the item to your cart and complete the purchase. Do NOT buy the mounting kit or the braces because you will fasten it yourself with parts indicated in the next step.

Step 2: Visit Lowes/Home Depot and purchase the following fasteners or something similar: NOTE that you only need 6 each of the screws and washers.



Step 3: Perform a test install by holding the spoiler onto the car to get familiar with the placement and mounting holes. It much easier if you have a helper. I used a Sharpie to make some very slight marks on the car for centering purposes.

Step 4: Hold the spoiler or have your helper hold the spoiler up to the car and make marks on the body using a Sharpie to indicate the drill holes. Hold the spoiler against the vertical lip to make things easier and to provide a bit more stability to the spoiler. Keep in mind that the spoiler will rotate upwards a bit to meet the upward curving edge of the underbody. The other thing to understand is that the holes in the spoiler are large enough to allow some "wiggle room" in case you need to tweak the alignment etc.

Step 5: Screw a fastener into the two marks WITHOUT the spoiler attached, WITHOUT the washer and WITHOUT bottoming the fastener such that you are simply creating a pilot hole.
NOTE : You CAN proceed to permanently fasten the spoiler without creating the pilot holes as directed: It's your call...

Step 6: Hold the spoiler in place and screw in the fasteners with waashers into the two holes for the center and leave them slightly loose so that you an move the left and right ends around to achieve the best alignment.

Step 7: Align the left and right ends, drill the pilot holes for those ends then install the fasteners with washers on those ends and leave them slightly loose.

Step 8: Step back and get a good look at the spoiler and double-check the alignment. Once you are satisfied, then snug up the four fasteners: two in the center and one on each end.

Step 9: Install fasteners with washers into the middle holes and snug them up.

Step 10: Take photos, open an adult beverage of your choice, post the photos on the Corvair Phorum and congratulate yourself for a job well done!grinning smiley smileys with beer

BEFORE SPOILER INSTALL:






DURING INSTALL:






AFTER SPOILER INSTALL:





Dean F. Gemberling
Columbus, Georgia
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1963 Rampside w/305 V8 - Built by Ken Arnold in 1998

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Re: New Front Spoiler for 69 Vert - Instructions and Photoshot smiley
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: September 08, 2013 12:21PM

Great Write up!!

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Re: New Front Spoiler for 69 Vert - Instructions and Photoshot smiley
Posted by: roo6363 ()
Date: September 08, 2013 04:15PM

Man that looks awesome . But I can't bring myself to put holes in my 65 corsa , after I welded some up . we all know that 65's never had them !

1965 Corvair Corsa 180 Turbo Crocus Yellow, Member of Bay State Corvair's

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Re: New Front Spoiler for 69 Vert - Instructions and Photoshot smiley
Posted by: davemotohead ()
Date: September 08, 2013 04:38PM

Looks Good,,I quit buying the fiberglass camaro air dams as my car is lowered and I keept breaking them,I used a S-10 air dam that is plastic and it has not broken as of yet,I am going junk yarding again when the weather cools off and see if I can find another new car easy fit air dam. I would encourage EVERYONE who owns a LM car to install and air dam,it make's a huge difference in the way the car tracks down the road especialy when its windy,Eliminates wandering alot!







1960 4dr sedan caveman car
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1962 Short Rampside (Shortside)
1962 Monza 700 Wagon
1963 Monza 900 coup (General Nader)

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Re: New Front Spoiler for 69 Vert - Instructions and Photoshot smiley
Posted by: Seth Emerson ()
Date: September 08, 2013 10:34PM

For reference, the Camaro spoiler in the first photos is stamped plastic - not fiberglass. I installed one when they came out. 1968. I did install two side supports. Some solid aluminum rod, flatten the ends with a hammer, drill a couple of holes and you are done. I do like the S10 one in Dave's yellow car photo. The other Camaro ones are all over the place, and cheap.

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Re: New Front Spoiler for 69 Vert - Instructions and Photoshot smiley
Posted by: ihscomputers ()
Date: September 09, 2013 04:03AM

Since my 69 vert will only be used for pleasure cruising is there a true need to install the side braces?

I certainly don't want to risk damaging anything...

Dean F. Gemberling
Columbus, Georgia
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Springfest Webmaster

1963 Rampside w/305 V8 - Built by Ken Arnold in 1998

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Re: New Front Spoiler for 69 Vert - Instructions and Photoshot smiley
Posted by: Phil Dally ()
Date: September 09, 2013 04:12AM

Nice work Dean...and that is one super clean front suspension.

Just bought a reproduced fiberglass chin spoiler for Striper from Clark's.

They were out of the newer ABS version so I just said yes to a fiberglass one.

Big X2 to the you must put an air dam on a late model for safety.

Pictured is my racecar with an ADE air dam and the splitter I made.


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Re: New Front Spoiler for 69 Vert - Instructions and Photoshot smiley
Posted by: ihscomputers ()
Date: September 09, 2013 04:23AM

Thanks Phil!

Glad to see that you're keeping things safe at high speeds.

MY "need for speed" is no longer what it used to be! grinning smiley

Dean F. Gemberling
Columbus, Georgia
Heart of Georgia Corvair Club Webmaster
Springfest Webmaster

1963 Rampside w/305 V8 - Built by Ken Arnold in 1998

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Re: New Front Spoiler for 69 Vert - Instructions and Photoshot smiley
Posted by: MT ()
Date: September 09, 2013 04:33AM

Dean,
I have the same air dam on my car without extra support rods. Lots of miles, No problems as yet! As it did make a huge difference at highway speeds.

Martin Thomas
1965 Monza Convertible
110HP PG
with Brown EFI System
Kennesaw, Ga.


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Re: New Front Spoiler for 69 Vert - Instructions and Photoshot smiley
Posted by: corventure Dave ()
Date: September 09, 2013 07:25AM

+1 for the S10 Air Dam
The 1966 - 69 stock Air Dam works great on street cars. I still see them available from time to time at most Corvir swapmeets. However the S10, with little modification looks great and performs well.... even on FC's.

Corventure Dave

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Re: New Front Spoiler for 69 Vert - Instructions and Photoshot smiley
Posted by: Pacerace ()
Date: September 09, 2013 10:00AM

I wish mine fit that well! The bottom half of my front panel is all filler and not shaped right, so the spoiler is twisted more that it would be on a correct panel. Still looks good though. I hit it coming out of a steep exit from a parking lot and it cracked along the top edge though sad smiley

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Re: New Front Spoiler for 69 Vert - Instructions and Photoshot smiley
Posted by: glivorsi ()
Date: September 09, 2013 11:50AM

What does the factory LM air dam look like? Is it plastic or metal?

I don't drive on the highway too much but I guess I should put one of these on my Vair if I decided to drive it to Tacoma next summer.

Greg in Wildwood, MO (part of the St. Louis urban sprawl)

1965 Monza Vert 110PG, Crocus Yellow with black interior and top

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Re: New Front Spoiler for 69 Vert - Instructions and Photoshot smiley
Posted by: Phil Dally ()
Date: September 09, 2013 12:38PM

These two look mostly factory.

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Re: New Front Spoiler for 69 Vert - Instructions and Photoshot smiley
Posted by: Gregory_Miller ()
Date: September 09, 2013 03:02PM

A big thumbs up to air dams.

Edited for spelling

Greg Miller
Eugene, Oregon




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Re: New Front Spoiler for 69 Vert - Instructions and Photoshot smiley
Posted by: Tom Z ()
Date: September 10, 2013 01:04PM

just re-mounted the swaybar on the 67 and put the first pair of 205-60-14's on..along with the early s10 spoiler..found a can of dupli-color,'Bahama blue',and went a little crazy..smoking smiley

Tom Z,,Rochester NY

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Re: New Front Spoiler for 69 Vert - Instructions and Photoshot smiley
Posted by: VairKing ()
Date: September 10, 2013 03:10PM

Kinda hard to see, but this a stock 66-69 Corvair spoiler. They are made of plastic, and attach to the lip with screws. I think the 2nd one in Phils post is a Camaro spoiler.

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Re: New Front Spoiler for 69 Vert - Instructions and Photoshot smiley
Posted by: igottajob2 ()
Date: September 10, 2013 06:53PM

Spolier has been ordered.....should look great on my car since it's flat black already. thumbs up

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95HP

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Re: New Front Spoiler for 69 Vert - Instructions and Photoshot smiley
Posted by: jjohnsonjo ()
Date: September 12, 2013 05:05AM

Corsa enterprises..


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Re: New Front Spoiler for 69 Vert - Instructions and Photoshot smiley
Posted by: flat_six ()
Date: October 09, 2020 02:25PM

Would it be possible to have this DIY updated with the photos? Seems the old ones timed out lol.

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Re: New Front Spoiler for 69 Vert - Instructions and Photoshot smiley
Posted by: American Mel ()
Date: October 09, 2020 05:22PM

flat_six Wrote:
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> Would it be possible to have this DIY updated with the photos? Seems the old ones timed out lol.


That it the problem when people get lazy and use outside posting sites, instead of taking the time to post DIRECTLY onto CCF. hot smiley

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