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Added a new spoiler and it does need protection...who's got the protector that pulls over the spoiler area? Does it store nicely? how? rollup. etc...disc is pretty basic...would you buy it again?

 

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Went with a red bath towel,saved some cash for other mods,for my TR. It is also easy to store and does not affect the rear speakers.
 

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yeah, did not buy it after talking to a few - found a nice neoprene fender cover off amazon for 15........rolls up stores tight in net.....
 

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Glen,
Your DIY ideas using Xpel were my inspiration for the comment. Why not put semi-permanent protection like Xpel or Optima on the affected area instead of carrying a blanket, towel, or GM accessory to drape over the hatch every time you use it? Wouldn't do that to protect sill plates, right?
 

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Glen,
Your DIY ideas using Xpel were my inspiration for the comment. Why not put semi-permanent protection like Xpel or Optima on the affected area instead of carrying a blanket, towel, or GM accessory to drape over the hatch every time you use it? Wouldn't do that to protect sill plates, right?
because the wear is gonna happen on a spoiler on the edges and corners - hard to wrap , easy to throw something over them...to do this right a xpel installer should take it off and wrap the whole thing professionally - some have done that...but just covering top leaves edges exposed...I don't use the cover every time, I keep the minimal marring from my belly or cotton shirt in check with the full spoiler done in Opti coat 2.0....per the arrow pic in my thread.
 

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Got it. Will decide how to deal with it when my C7 arrives in Jan 2014. Portable coverings are certainly the expeditious solution.
Happy New Year!
 

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When I bought my '01 vert new, I was also worried about issues developing from loading and unloading the trunk. So, I bought a similar product for my C5. It was a waste of money for me. The product did what it was designed to do, IF I used it. To be honest, the time it took to unroll the protector and roll it back up after use, was more time that just being careful during the loading and unloading process. When I sold my '01 this year to make room for the C7 vert, it did not have a scratch in that area. My '04 Z06 also does not have a scratch in that area. So, I am not buying a protector for my C7. I will just be careful loading and unloading the trunk. This might not work for everyone, but it has worked for me.
 

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Added a new spoiler and it does need protection...who's got the protector that pulls over the spoiler area? Does it store nicely? how? rollup. etc...disc is pretty basic...would you buy it again?

I received it as a gift and installed it in RedHot. It has two coated bendable metal fingers that go under the rear carpeting and secures it. Once you install it you don't need to fuss with those again. It rolls up and secures with Velcro straps, out of the way of the sub-woofer. I like it and use it when I put in or remove my golf clubs so there is zero concern about scratching any part of the car. Other than when I use it for that it is out of the way and doesn't really take up hardly any trunk space. So bottom line, if you put bulky things into your trunk with some frequency I would recommend it. :cool:
 

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Could you take some pictures of it deployed and stored?
 

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Could you take some pictures of it deployed and stored?
But of course :D Here ya go with complements of RedHot. The protector is a nice thickness so as to protect from any bumps and very soft material on the back side that rests across your spoiler and car body. Very easy to use as noted in my post #10 earlier.:cool:
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I had a strip of Xpel put on the rear edge of the spoiler when the front bumper was done. Glen is right about wear on the edges/ends. In the end it's a compromise that I happy to live with for now. Might make it a year or two before needing to be removed/replaced.
 
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