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So you have the all time favorite plastic replacement but, what else is there? Y'all Add to my list, who/what have I missed?
I'm leaning hard towards the ss396 spoiler

SS396 has one that looks interesting, looks the same as the one from Spoilers By Andy
1967-1968 Camaro Pro Touring Front Spoiler Kit Black

looks the same as the one from Spoilers By Andy

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Since I'm on #4 in five years or so, $100 would be about my limit,
and it's already cracked, a steep exit out of a parking lot got my current one.

I'd consider the ss396 one though.
 

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Most folks would not tell the difference, another $100 for what? It does look cool though. I am sure it breaks just like the OEM, I never even replaced them on 2 of my 69's.
 

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I'm looking at the posts talking about front spoilers for 67-69 Camaros and wondering what I'm missing. I've had my spoiler-less '68 up to about 110 or so and haven't noticed any lack of stability. My car is lowered a bit (not dramatically) and has a pretty stout suspension and wide tires all around.

Do the front spoilers really make a noticeable difference at reasonable (80mph and lower) speeds - has anyone done a before and after test in a pro-touring type car?
 

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I'm looking at the posts talking about front spoilers for 67-69 Camaros and wondering what I'm missing. I've had my spoiler-less '68 up to about 110 or so and haven't noticed any lack of stability. My car is lowered a bit (not dramatically) and has a pretty stout suspension and wide tires all around.

Do the front spoilers really make a noticeable difference at reasonable (80mph and lower) speeds - has anyone done a before and after test in a pro-touring type car?
My car is bone stock as far as suspension goes. I tried a front spoiler mainly to see if I liked the look. I was pleasantly surprised how much difference it made in front end stability starting at ~60 mph. There's a recent thread with a link to testing.
 

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My car is bone stock as far as suspension goes. I tried a front spoiler mainly to see if I liked the look. I was pleasantly surprised how much difference it made in front end stability starting at ~60 mph. There's a recent thread with a link to testing.
I saw the post. I've got a full on pro-touring suspension, front and rear. Modern alignment, big tires (275-45-17 fronts, 295-35-18 rears, I think) and I just don't get any instability - hence my question. I run lots of caster, good negative camber gain in turns - no sense of instability. Am I insensitive, or is the improvement something mostly seen with 50+ year old suspension geometries and tires?
 

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I saw the post. I've got a full on pro-touring suspension, front and rear. Modern alignment, big tires (275-45-17 fronts, 295-35-18 rears, I think) and I just don't get any instability - hence my question. I run lots of caster, good negative camber gain in turns - no sense of instability. Am I insensitive, or is the improvement something mostly seen with 50+ year old suspension geometries and tires?
If you don't have any handling problems, I wouldn't worry about it, unless you just want the front of the car to look lower or more "sporty".

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I'm going to give the GroundUp SS396 one a try. Ordered a few minutes ago, guy said they have them in stock so we'll see how long it takes to get it.
 

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I saw the post. I've got a full on pro-touring suspension, front and rear. Modern alignment, big tires (275-45-17 fronts, 295-35-18 rears, I think) and I just don't get any instability - hence my question. I run lots of caster, good negative camber gain in turns - no sense of instability. Am I insensitive, or is the improvement something mostly seen with 50+ year old suspension geometries and tires?
Mike, No doubt your setup is superior to my stock setup. I'm running modern alignment specs with 3.5* positive caster (max for my setup) and larger than stock tires but no where near the tire size you're able to run. My car also sits high. I do have the factory fast ratio box.
With that said the spoiler did help stability on my car.
If you don't have any handling problems, I wouldn't worry about it, unless you just want the front of the car to look lower or more "sporty".
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I'm going to give the GroundUp SS396 one a try. Ordered a few minutes ago, guy said they have them in stock so we'll see how long it takes to get it.
Frank, I came very close to buying that spoiler. Let us know how it works out for you.
 

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Very interested in what you think about the spoiler, I've been looking at them for a bit. It's hard to pay a third of the item cost in shipping also [I know it's over sized shipping] but apparently it's a SS396 exclusive product so no other buying options closer to me.
 

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Very interested in what you think about the spoiler, I've been looking at them for a bit. It's hard to pay a third of the item cost in shipping also [I know it's over sized shipping] but apparently it's a SS396 exclusive product so no other buying options closer to me.
I'll take lots of pictures and report back once it gets here.
A third in shipping cost? Try more like almost half :mad:. You're absolutely right about the shipping cost.. it's ridiculous but, it does seem to be exclusive to them and what the hell.. it's only money
MERCHANDISE INVOICE TOTAL $ 109.99
SHIPPING & HANDLING $ 47.76
INVOICE TOTAL $ 157.75
 

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Like others, I've been thinking about this spoiler, its been discussed on FB recently. Rather than spend the $45 on shipping, they are close enough to me (should be under an hour) that I can take a ride and go look before I buy it. My current spoiler is fine, but I never really like the way it abruptly ends. This one (SS396), like the steel Randy's, has a bit of a wrap-around that might look nicer. The spoiler is actually made by a company called "Addictive Flow" so if you want to search that brand and where its available, you might find its closer to you. Here's a couple pix mounted on a '69.

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For those who like the carbon fiber look, they are offering it in a CF hydrodip that's clear coated. I would most likely paint mine Lemans Blue since its not that big.

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I looked at that one from SS396.... but my past luck with spoilers wouldn't let me do it......YET ;)

See how this cheapie $30 one does.... 🤣 🤣 🤣
 

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Ok, i'm impressed with the speed of shipping .. The spoiler is pretty thin and flimsy but i'm sure once it's bolted up it'll be fine.
by F G, on Flickr
Mounting holes marked? Are you going to paint it or leave it black? Wanna see that when its mounted. Looks decent as far as shape goes. I think the '69 version is a little shallower?-Mike
 
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