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post #21 of 36 (permalink) Old February 19th, 2014, 23:30
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I love both the 94 & 98 wings. I have a 94 (not yet installed) and hope to one day get a 98 too. I don't see why some people think the 98 looks ricey. The only thing I ever saw that reminded me of the 98 wing was the Mazda RX7 FD3S Bathurst spoiler which I think looks great on that car too:

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Thought I'd throw this pic into this thread too. I saved it years and years ago on my computer either from a UK forum or maybe even this one. Can't remember but I thought it was a great picture because it shows all 3: 91-93, 94-97 and 98-99 together.


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I'm pretty sure you can still buy the Kaminari wing directly from them. They have it posted on their website for $295.

http://www.kaminari.com/catalog/45

Everyone always says this, but Kaminari no longer makes them. Call them up, and you will see.
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Thought I'd throw this pic into this thread too. I saved it years and years ago on my computer either from a UK forum or maybe even this one. Can't remember but I thought it was a great picture because it shows all 3: 91-93, 94-97 and 98-99 together.

That's a great comparison. I still love the way the 98 looks, especially from the rear like that, but I can see how some think it looks like the wings people put on riced out Hondas. However, I blame the ricers for that--they copied these style wings and ruined them by associating them with their crappy cars.

That RX7--I'd kill for it.
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might not be the best pictures to compare them but worth a try.
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I'm pretty sure you can still buy the Kaminari wing directly from them. They have it posted on their website for $295.

http://www.kaminari.com/catalog/45
Nope
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No one loves the 91-93 rear end any more? =(




I actaully happen to like my 91 spoiler on my car, how ever i wish the center was a little higher up, once i get some free time i want to pull mine off and clean under it because every time i wash my car crap comes out from between it when im done and i had have a 5 minute old wash job and already have black specks all around my back end lol. and when i pull it off for cleaning im going to try to make a spacer of sorts to raise the center section a bit.. probably going to shoot for like a half inch-ish.
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I like all three, for different reasons. But, having had a 91 for 8 years, I'm ready to see something different. My new chassis is a bit of a beater at the moment, so it's a perfect opportunity to weld up the holes for the 91 and switch to the later style. I also like the idea of being able to have one of each and swap between the 94 and 98, and being able to add extensions on the side of the 98 to get the wing up at the roofline for track days and such.


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91 looks best at side angles compared to the others IMO. I wish there was a little bit taller middle section. Autopista is about as good as it gets I go back and forth on liking and not liking it though. 98 looks great from the rear but on the side I just think the MR2 is too round looking with out the side parts of the 91.

I have though what if you put a 98 wing or widebody TRD in the middle section with side parts of the 91 but probably will look real bad.
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91 looks best at side angles compared to the others IMO. I wish there was a little bit taller middle section. Autopista is about as good as it gets I go back and forth on liking and not liking it though. 98 looks great from the rear but on the side I just think the MR2 is too round looking with out the side parts of the 91.

I have though what if you put a 98 wing or widebody TRD in the middle section with side parts of the 91 but probably will look real bad.
send me a PM, but once i get some free time in the next few months im going to make a raiser to go between the upper and lower halves of the center section, and ill post a thread when i do that i can link you to and if you like it ill make you a set. if you wanted them how much of a raise would you want on it, im thinking like 3/4 to 1 1/4 somewhere in there
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send me a PM, but once i get some free time in the next few months im going to make a raiser to go between the upper and lower halves of the center section, and ill post a thread when i do that i can link you to and if you like it ill make you a set. if you wanted them how much of a raise would you want on it, im thinking like 3/4 to 1 1/4 somewhere in there
I like where your going with this look forward to the results!
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send me a PM, but once i get some free time in the next few months im going to make a raiser to go between the upper and lower halves of the center section, and ill post a thread when i do that i can link you to and if you like it ill make you a set. if you wanted them how much of a raise would you want on it, im thinking like 3/4 to 1 1/4 somewhere in there
I really don't see how that's going to work. You are going to end up with a big step between the side pieces and the center piece, and lose the best thing about the 91 wing (IMHO), which is it's sleekness and the way it flows with the rest of the car.


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I've had both wings on my current car, I'll go with the 94 wing. The reason for me, it comes around over the line where the trunk/rear fender meet up and gives it a better flow. It's a happy medium between the 91 - 98.

I do love the rear end view of the 91 wing, but those sides are to much and IMO ruin the rear fender. You can't see the roundness
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I've had all three on my car...including a aeroware center added to the 91 spoiler.

91-93 spoiler looks nice especially with the aeroware center but the side detracts the curves in the rear.

98 spoiler was nice and aggressive but I'm not 25 anymore so for me...it was a bit on the aggressive side. Then all the Honda kids ruined this spoiler by adding them to their civics.

94-97 spoiler is perfect in my opinion....not too subtle and not too crazy. I love the way it looks from the rear....especially if you have a nice exhaust to finish the rear off.
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So the 94 & 98 wings are interchangeable with the same trunk lid?

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94-97 spoiler is perfect in my opinion....not too subtle and not too crazy.
Yeah I agree. After my original post for this thread I quickly changed my opinion... I prefer the 94-97 style and that has stuck.

But I still like the 98 wing too, and I do agree with what others say that the 91-93 has an advantage with the spoiler pieces on the rear fenders, when viewing the car from the side.
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94 an 98 are interchangeable with the same trunk lid, yes.

I preferred the 94 until i saw the 98 in person. Now i prefer my 98
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