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This is the original roof spoiler from my wife's 2018 Forester. I wrapped it in 3M matte black, including the left and right clips. Nothing wrong with it, just not a perfect wrap job -- not bad, but not perfect! Maybe you can do a better job than me! :) Underneath, the original paint is Ice Silver Metallic. Selling it now because I replaced it with a black painted OE spoiler. Retail cost for this spoiler is $370 -- I'll sell for $135. Prefer to deliver in person (California Bay Area) but I can ship too (I will pay 50% shipping cost). Let me know you need more info or close-up pictures, etc.
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Sorry I don't know... but I would guess not since the 2019 spoilers are redesigned.
 

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Interested, but wondering if anyone's installed one on a non-spoiler tailgate. Are the bolt holes there beneath the sheetmetal and how doe the spoiler light attach?
Anybody?
 

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Hey subichef, got your message. I will check the shipping cost on Friday. Based on the size of similar items I've shipped before, I think it will be ~$50. Could be more since it's traveling from coast to coast!
 

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Bump. Just checking if @SubiChef or anyone else is still interested. Spoiler cost a bit to ship, so keep that in mind. Just checked cost to send from CA to GA, and it's $50. Flexible on cost, just offer me something reasonable.
 

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@GeorgeofSacramento Most likely you will have to drill holes. Personally, that's not something I would do by myself... See below of a picture of what it looks like with spoiler removed (from a youtube video on how to remote/install the spoiler). Maybe ask your local Subaru dealership who they outsource to for mechanical work -- they might have the experience doing this sort of thing.

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This is the original roof spoiler from my wife's 2018 Forester. I wrapped it in 3M matte black, including the left and right clips. Nothing wrong with it, just not a perfect wrap job -- not bad, but not perfect! Maybe you can do a better job than me! :)...<snip>
So what's "not a perfect wrap job" mean...?
 

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Because of the curved lip of the spoiler, it was difficult to wrap with one piece (too much pulling on outside surface and bunching up inside surface). Instead, I ended up wrapping with multiple pieces (top, bottom, side). But with multiple pieces, there are more edges, and some edges were starting to peel. I would have to push down on those edges when they peeled and be extra careful when washing the car. If you're picky about that kind of detail it could drive you crazy. You might consider re-wrapping it the way you like. It's just a tricky thing to do...
 

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Still nobody's replied about the installation on a non-spoiler tailgate - yet.
I did one - the hardest part was finding a template to layout the holes. You remove the interior parts on the gate, the middle brake light (the new one uses the same plug) I believe it was four bolts and a few “pins”. Disclaimer - I have some body shop experience
 

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I installed my own on my 2003 and even drilled the holes. But I found a template from a member here in the group to help me. But now it's 17 years later and my hands are that much less steady, so I'm needing the reassurance of a good template before going ahead. Still tempted, though...
 
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