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The Savvy Cavvy Gets a Dank Spoiler

Today on my eternal project car’s quest, I find a spoiler in the junkyard and put it on my car.

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I’ve been meaning to get a spoiler on the Cavalier for awhile now. Today was the day of reckoning, so I saddle up for the junkyard to peruse its fine wares.

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While sifting through cars of every flavor, I stumbled upon a Hyundai Accent GT that really caught my eye. I knew they made Elantra GTs, but I guess Accent GTs are a thing. Lucky me.

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That Accent GT spoiler had a third LED brakelight integrated that gave me F1 car vibes...plus the car was white like mine is. No painting on my part, thank you fate.

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So I take it. Just eyeballing it, the dimensions look like it’ll fit my Cavalier like a glove.

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So I give it a quick test fit on a Cavalier carcass that litter the badlands. Looks good to me. I buy it for $28 out the door.

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Next I do some crazy things to get the spoiler mounted true. It involves measuring, finding centerlines and making templates.

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It doesn’t look like it makes ANY sense, but there’s a method to my madness.

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I drill x5 mounting holes and x1 wiring hole. Easy-Peazy.

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The 3rd brake light connector from the Hyundai is male and my Cavalier OEM wiring harness connector is also male. Seems like we’re at an impass....until I swap out that Hyundai connector to a female end from my Sunfire GT that lounges in my driveway.

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And it’s mounted. I’m happy the way it turned out.

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