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2014

Audi R8 GT-Type Wing - Installation Instructions

**Always test fit before painting**

Audi R8 GT -Type
Wing

Installation overview
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2.
3.
4.
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6.
7.
8.

Check contents of kit


Preparation of Base Plate prior to painting
Extend Rear Spoiler to the UP Position
Remove existing spoiler and centre panel
Put together the Mounted Structure
Install the Mounted Structure onto the Vehicle
Retract Rear Spoiler to the DOWN Position
Disable spoiler from rising and lowering

**Always test fit before painting**

Audi R8 GT Type
Wing

1. Check Contents of Kit

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Contents
1. Top Wing x1
2. Base Plate with integrated mesh x1 the base plate is a single piece that replaces both the OEM spoiler
and the Centre Panel between the tail lights
3. Washer x4 (often found attached to the Top Wing)
4. M8 bolts x4 (often found attached to the Top Wing)
**Always test fit before painting**

Audi R8 GT -Type
Wing

2. Preparation of Base Plate prior to Painting


The Top Wing and Base Plate are
manufactured independently.
In order to ensure a perfect fit
between the Top Wing and Base
Plate, minor adjustments may need
to be made to the recesses on the
Base Plate, where the Top Wing
supports sit.
This can be done using a Dremel
tool or by sanding/filing.
The Base Plate should always be
tested fitted to the car prior to
painting. Every R8 model is
different and minor rubbing down
might be required to some aspects
of the base plate to achieve a good
fit. The Base Plate is made of FRP
and is designed to be able to be
rubbed down.
You must always test fit the Top
Wing and Base Plate together
and onto the car, prior to
painting.

**Always test fit before painting**

Audi R8 GT Type
Wing

3. Extend Rear Spoiler to the UP Position


Extend spoiler to the UP position
by pressing briefly on the
button

**Always test fit before painting**

Audi R8 GT -Type
Wing

4. Remove Existing Spoiler from the Drive Unit


Remove Existing Spoiler (2)
from the Drive Unit (1)
Unscrew nuts

Tools required:
10mm socket wrench

**Always test fit before painting**

Audi R8 GT -Type
Wing

4. Remove Centre Panel


Remove the centre panel from the vehicle
This will also require disconnecting and
removal of the license plate lights

**Always test fit before painting**

Audi R8 GT -Type
Wing

5. Put together the Mounted Structure


a) Flip over Top Wing (place on a
sheet)
b) Recommend applying Blue
Loctite to bolt tips
c) Install Base Plate onto Top
Wing using bolts provided
Tools required:
14mm socket wrench
Recommended that you also apply
some adhesive and bonding agent
around the base of the bolts on the
underside of the Base Plate. You
may also wish to use some metal
washers or plates.

To ensure sturdiness, it is always recommended to place some kind of adhesive or bonding agent between the Top
Wing and Base Plate.

**Always test fit before painting**

Audi R8 GT -Type
Wing

5. Top Wing + Base Plate = Mounted Structure

Slot for integrated brake light does not apply to Coupe models

**Always test fit before painting**

Audi R8 GT -Type
Wing

6. Install the Mounted Structure onto the Vehicle


Secure the all-in-one Base Plate onto the
vehicle
Remove the centre panel from the vehicle.
This will also require disconnection and
removal of the license plate lights.

**Always test fit before painting**

Audi R8 GT -Type
Wing

6. Attach Emblems to the Base Plate


1. R8 Emblem (left-side)
(b) distance = 31.0 mm
(c) distance = 31.0 mm
2. Rear Rings
(a) distance = 53.5 mm
(3) centre line of vehicle

**Always test fit before painting**

Audi R8 GT -Type
Wing

7. Retract Rear Spoiler to the DOWN Position


Retract spoiler to the DOWN
position by pressing briefly on
the

**Always test fit before painting**

Audi R8 GT -Type
Wing

8. Disable the Drive Unit using VCDS


Disable the spoiler from rising and lowering
Code using VCDS to disable
1) Module 09
2) Long Coding (07)
3) Byte 10 change Hex from 4C to 44 (or from Binary 01001100 to 01000100)
Or just untick Rear Spoiler Installed
4) Do it !

**Always test fit before painting**