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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 07-27-03, 01:22 AM Thread Starter
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Has anyone fitted an AU III Pursuit Ute front spoiler/lip to a Series III XR sedan? I'm considering doing this mod and was wondering what was involved.
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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 07-30-03, 06:06 PM
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Gidday mate,

I have fitted a pursuit front spoiler to my AUII XR8 and boy does it look sweet, couldnt be easier to fit, slides in over the existing spoiler and clips around the front bit of the wheel arch, you then drill and screw the supplied screws into the flat piece on the front of the wheel arch, took me 10 minutes, I then got some Sellys no more gaps and ran a fillet around the join between the old and new parts and then sprayed the whole front, the new spoiler now looks like its always been part of the car and not added on.

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The spoiler looks great on your car.
I'm going to do this mod on my AU III Meteorite XR8 along with the high wing off the series 3 TS50.
How much did it cost you to get it painted??
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I painted it myself mate, no real problem at all, the spoiler comes prepared and primed, just a light sanding to remove anything that may be on it and then paint, I get spray cans of paint made up at the local automaotive paint supplier, give it about 5 or 6 coats, the more the better, and then get a high gloss laquer, and another 5 or 6 coats of that, very lightly sanding in between.

You must use the laquer, 1, to give it the correct shine, and 2 gives it protection from stone chips, with out it the spoiler will look sandblasted after a few long drives.

It will cost around $150 - $200 to get it painted

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Do you think it would fit onto a low series au1 front bumper?

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Re: Front spoiler

tezza, where do you go to get the paint made up, i want to do some minor work, but can never get a galaxy colour at all and i dont like the idea of having it in the touch up brush, prefer spray myself.

One day i hope to get an AUIII XR8.. seen some around Adelaide for $35k so will definately be adding the front lip there, but going to remove the rear spoiler, just personal preference.
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tezza, where do you go to get the paint made up, i want to do some minor work, but can never get a galaxy colour at all and i dont like the idea of having it in the touch up brush, prefer spray myself.
There is a place on Grand Junction Rd, just down from from South Rd on the right as you head toward the Port.
Its called Care distributors, they supply the paint for crash repairs, can get it in all types of quantities, I get spray cans made up for $19.50 I think.

The paint lasts for ever, you just need to take your paint code down and they will make it up for you.

Mine is Narooma Blue, and it took a fair while for them to get the breakdown, they should have galaxy.

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Thanks Terry

I will have to look into them :)

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