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Where are the pics?!?!? Just want to see the final result as I have the spoiler on mine. Good write up though!!
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Sorry folks. Here are a couple quick pics I snapped on my way out today. The only thing I'm not crazy about is that slight wave at the bottom of the spoiler where it meets the outside of the tailgate. I messed with it a little this evening thinking maybe I could slot the mounting holes a little and take away some of the downward pressure at those two center mounting points but it didn't really help. It looks like those mounting points are being pulled down but I believe the actual issue is that the center portion between the points has no support and tends to bow upward. There really isn't any way to fix this other than maybe some double sided tape on the inside of that center point. However, if I hadv've used tape and it didn't hold then the center portion would move up anyway AND leave a mess of exposed double sided tape. So I decided against it. Anyway, overall I am satisfied with it and chances are only one of out ten people are as OCD as me and will ever take notice of the slight wave at the bottom.

P.S. The red things on each end are the ends of the OEM applied double sided tape that bonds the inside portion of the spoiler to the inside of the tailgate. It comes like that so you can install the spoiler completely before pulling those to remove the backing of the tape. I just hadn't removed it yet in these photos.



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I am so glad mine came with that installed

I have the same wavyness identical to yours. Great install job, Seems like it needed some patience.
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I am so glad mine came with that installed

I have the same wavyness identical to yours. Great install job, Seems like it needed some patience.
Yeah, I have searched online photos and the majority of the ones that I found with enough detail to tell seem to have the waviness to some degree. I also drove around the local dealership today and spotted an 06-08 1500 and the one on it (presumably factory installed) was wavy at the bottom as well.
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looks good to me...nice mod
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Well nothing can be perfect... I don't mind the wavy, because it's only noticeable when you actually are looking for it.
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Mine is factory as well and is wavy as well but there is a ding in my tailgate as well so creates a gap as well. This was like this when I bought it and I think some double sided tape will fix it somewhat.
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How much was it and where did you get it from? I've been looking for one of those and today I dented the very top of my tailgate so I kinda need one now to cover it up lol.
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I ended up getting it at the local dealership. I was really surprised to find they had one in stock. Price was originally around $140 but my father-in-law is an independent dealer so I got it for wholesale using his account...$99 out the door.
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