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Mustang Cobra Style Rear Spoiler ('94-'98) - Installation Instructions

Installation Time

2 hours

Tools Required
  • Electric Drill.
  • Pilot Drill Bit 3/32" (2mm).
  • 9/32" (6.5mm) Drill Bit.
  • Pozidrive (X-Point) Screwdriver.
  • Masking Tape.
  • Small quantity of Rust Inhibiting Primer.
  • Felt Tip Pen.
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Installation


1. Clean the Boot Lid/Tailgate and dry it thoroughly.

2. Offer up the Spoiler and find the most suitable location. Stand back and view the car from all angles to satisfy yourself of its fitness and suitability ( see illustration 1).

3. To make sure that the end features of the Spoiler are clear of the bodywork by a minimum of 5/32"(4mm) and that the Spoiler will not foul Radio/Telephone Aerial if fitted. It is necessary to relocate the aerial if this occurs.

4. When Completely satisfied with the positioning of the Spoiler, mark its position on the Boot Lid/Tailgate using a Felt Tip Pen: Check from below to ensure that the fixing holes will clear any obstruction (see illustration 2).

5. Insert a Plastic Locator Strip into each of the 5 holes. A small piece of Masking Tape will help to hold it temporarily into place. The Tabs should be parallel to the Spoiler {see illustration 3).

6. Tape down the Tabs on the locator strips using Masking Tape (see illustration 4).

7. Carefully remove the Spoiler leaving the Locator strips in position.

8. Drill a 3/32" (2mm) Pilot Hole through the centre hole of the Locator into Boot Lid/tailgate (see illustration 5). Drill an appropriate hole for the LED light wire.

9. Remove the Locator Strips and open up the holes using 9/32" (6.5mm) Drill Bit.

10. Avoid over tightening the fixing Screws, particularly if they bridge a hollow Double Skin.

11. Treat all holes with Rust Inhibiting Fluid/Silicone.

12. The Spoiler must not be used as handle for opening and closing the Boot Lid/tailgate.

Painting Instructions

1. You can use any paint for topcoat Spraying but recommended paint is 2K.

2. Prior rubbing before spraying is very important. It is advisable to test a small sample of paint on the underside of the Spoiler to satisfy that good adhesion can be obtained and that there is no attack on the Spoiler.

3. It is strongly recommended that a qualified car painter should be consulted before spraying.

Installation instructions provided by Manufacturer

This guide applies to Mustang years: 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998 and Submodels: Cobra, V6, GT

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