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I just want to share some pictures and information on the Seibon dry carbon wing..so you can judge if this quality is good enough for you or not.. just in case you decide to go with other more expensive brands. I purchased this for $1300USD brand new eBay best offer... The wing in the pictures has been used for about 4months and had been in hot sun, rain etc.. and to me it is still perfectly shaped like brand new.

The wing itself, the finish is near perfect (except for some details that I'll talk about later), weights at 3kg..its lighter than OEM, its strong, rigid, no flex..however I had to do some DIY to get it fitted properly like OEM.

1) Some minor sanding down of middle assembly (the middle wing support) as the internal frame wasnt perfectly molded.. but I suspect this would vary piece to piece.. this is internal so you will not be able to see the sanding down from outside.
2) 3M double sided tape for the three mounting points
3) Some sponge like narrow tape to replace the OEM ones, this goes around the edge of the mounting points.. to stop air/water getting thru between the thin gaps of the mounting and boot..and should stop any unwanted vibrations.
4) I reused all of the black OEM screws, instead of the silver ones that came with the wing...except where they are not compatible.
5) Black or Carbon stickers to cover the screw holes

For the little details that I mentioned before, I cant judge if this is good or not, because it might be the carbon manufacturing limitation in itself.. if you imagine the profile of the wing cut in half thru the middle, you can imagine the aerofoil has the top layer and bottom layer, for Seibon..the carbon weave is not one single piece, there is top weave and bottom weave, and joins at the front edge and rear edge of aerofoil.. I am not sure if other brands or OEM are manufactured the same way..

All in all, Im very happy with the purchase..although it needed some minor fitting adjustments. If $1300USD is not too much for you for Dry carbon wing.. this is it... Although I would buy Rundance Varis wing if I could do it again.. but thats overs $3000USD
 

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For dry carbon and only slight modification to make it fit... not a bad purchase. Not a big fan of Seibon products but they are stepping up in quality... but a much bigger step up in their pricing as well. Glad your happy with your purchase.
 

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I'm really suprised at the quality of the wing for only 1300$. Can you post some pics of the wing in sunlight and maybe some shots a little further back. I would think about buying this as the only other dry carbon options are in the 5-6k$ range.
 

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Is it the ver. 2? I also considered the seibon ver2 wing for myself. Waiting on more details. Hurry!
 

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some more pictures on the underside of the wing.. the white marks are just pieces of masking tape from the tail light assembly..however, if you look closely you can see the minor weave defect on the edge of the rectangle.. but this is the only visual defect on this particular wing.

Also an old picture of from the back for TomG37
 

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For dry carbon and only slight modification to make it fit... not a bad purchase. Not a big fan of Seibon products but they are stepping up in quality... but a much bigger step up in their pricing as well. Glad your happy with your purchase.
Thanks mate. the BIN price was $1600USD I offered $1300USD and the seller accepted it. not bad eh..someone might get lucky if you try a bit lower.
 

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I think i can get it new at that price, need to check with my pricelist at home though and have to add shipping. Also the version 2 wing, different hoods, oem doors and oem fenders all in dry carbon is available.
 

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I mean, wait until the 2013 we will see the actual weave of the SPEC V wings on the black editions to actually see if they use one piece of carbon fiber...but seibon's products seem to do pretty well...but haven't seen any new releases of any products from them recently...
 

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Took some more pictures of the seams on the carbon wing.. if you look carefully you can see the black lines that are used to cover the seams up.

I also took a look at a factory Porsche 997 GT3RS carbon wing and can confirm that the Porsche factory carbon wing has one seam at the end of the wing profile.. where as Seibon wing has two seams.. at the front and back of the wing profile.
 

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thanks for posting this informative thread... its very helpful

im sort of considering getting the V2 taller version.... ive exhausted my efforts to get a OEM 2013 specV spoiler for a reasonable cost.... and im thinking while i like the OEM height like whats in this thread.... im almost thinking if i do go ahead and do this i want it to be a little different than OEM besides the carbon....so close up pics answered alot of questions i had about the weave... and while its not the exact same as the OEM weave on my 12 i dont think it will clash as bad as i once thought

so debating on this pretty hard if i should do it
 

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We put a Ver2 wing on a customers car, and I was very happy with it. I think the finish was really high quality. Wrapping carbon fiber around those complex curves is difficult.
 

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We put a Ver2 wing on a customers car, and I was very happy with it. I think the finish was really high quality. Wrapping carbon fiber around those complex curves is difficult.
yeah i stumbled aross those pics today when researching the wing... did you guys have to do any prep work or just bolt it right on?
 

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yeah i stumbled aross those pics today when researching the wing... did you guys have to do any prep work or just bolt it right on?
I didn't do the install, but I don't remember the service guys saying anything about it. Must have gone ok. The customer did have us refinish it in a matte UV clearcoat. We did a bunch of parts at the same time. A lot of detail bits and pieces.
 
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