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No longer is GM is calling them winglets, but now splitter "end plates." Some have asked if the picture below accurately depicted the final production version.


Yes, the visual difference (having a carbon flash black end plate butt up against a visible carbon fiber splitter) remains for the final production version if 1)you get a Z07 version, 2) leave the large end plates on the corners, and 3) have ordered specific the visible carbon fiber (CVF) aero package. If all three things are true, one will end up with the same carbon flash black end plate butting up against the CFV visible front splitter. For those who do not like the above end plate visual difference from the splitter, thinking that the CFZ carbon flash black splitter (and side skirts) might be your best factory option.

However, interestingly, if one chooses the visible carbon fiber (CFV) splitter, either has a stage 2 car or a Z07 -- and for the latter chooses to mount the small end plates, made of visible carbon fiber, on your car except while you are in the track, you will be stylin', with your matching, small visible carbon fiber end plate, and your visible carbon fiber splitter.

Note, that a styling "clash" can not occur on a StingRay with the CFZ option as both the end plates and the splitter are always carbon- flash painted on a StingRay (StingRay owners do not have a visible carbon fiber aero option for 2015).
 

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Thanks John, I was planning on getting the stage 2 visible carbon package, but was a bit put off by the carbon flash end plates. I figured I'd be looking for aftermarket parts for a uniform look. Does anyone have pictures of the stage 2 visible carbon endplates?
 

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Here is an extreme close up of the little (2 3/8" high) small, splitter end plates (certainly small compared to the large Z07's 10 1/2" end plates).


Three things please to note please:

1) That as we have yet to see a stage 2 Z06 close up, this picture comes from an identically sized, identically shaped end plate that is/will be found on the Pacific version -- and on stage 2 Z06's. (Of course, a Z07 comes with both the small and large end plates from the factory, and for around town use and more, the smaller end plates can be always left on/mounted to the Z07's front splitter.)
2) The attaching bolts shown in this picture are barely visible when you are standing up, walking around, looking at the car, even though in the above picture the bolts look so large and not attractive; and,
3) Even though the end plate shown is in carbon flash black, in the Z06 "CFV" version, it is an attractive visible carbon fiber to match that option's visible carbon fiber splitter.
 

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So are the smaller end plate for level 2 aero carbon fiber to match the splitter, or are they carbon flash like the large plates?
 

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I liked the phrase winglets, I just purchsed the WeaponX splitter and skirts because Ben has the winglets on them. I am hoping that they ship out to me tomorrow and I receive them next week, I need to install them before my wife comes home from her 5 week Europe vacation next month....
 
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So are the smaller end plate for level 2 aero carbon fiber to match the splitter, or are they carbon flash like the large plates?
Sorry but not positive, though 98% sure the stage 2 end plates are visible carbon fiber if one orders the CFV (visible carbon fiber) option. On a CFZ carbon flash stage 2 splitter, the end plates are carbon flash.
 

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