what rear spoiler do you prefer - 3 piece copo or low profile 1 piece ??

Discussion in '1970 - 1973 Specific' started by axlefoley, Jun 17, 2012.

  1. axlefoley

    axlefoley Veteran Member

    Sep 6, 2011
    gilbertsville pa.
    this should only apply to 1970 and 1971 models because after 1971 the low
    profile was not available anymore... my choice is the 1 piece low profile
    thanks axle
  2. XxWickedz28xX

    XxWickedz28xX Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

    May 22, 2001
    Carmel, NY
    Definately the low rise on the very early 2nd gens.
  3. ggtsvnv

    ggtsvnv Veteran Member

    Jun 20, 2002
    Reno NV,
    I like both but the 3 piece with the front spoiler is the best look. The front spoiler doesn't look right with the low one piece. My 70 SS396 has the one piece and it looks good.
  4. Orange71

    Orange71 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

    Jan 31, 2001
    Finksburg, MD
    I like both. My car came with the tall spoiler and had it for years. But, I prefer the short spoiler.

  5. david.carlton@s

    david.carlton@s Veteran Member

    Sep 1, 2009
    My opinion(s)....

    Whichever one you look at the longest is the one you'll like the least....

    I like the tall spoiler with either the flat hood or the cowl hood...

    I like the low spoiler with the cowl hood... it looks a little boring to me with a flat hood...unless the car is an RS which adds a little more interest and has that long and lean look. I have a low spoiler with flat hood now; I'm leaning towards reinstalling my cowl hood (but I'm not crazy about the shape of the cowls on the metal cowl hoods). I'm also thinking about larger wheels in the rear.

    I like no spoiler if the rear has larger rims/wheels on the rear... and the car is a little jacked up... more of a drag look... I've seen some beautiful clean cars without spoilers but all jacked up a little in the rear.. stance is everything. I saw a grey car a while back with an L88 hood, no spoiler, and custom billet tail lights... it's was awesome.

    And then there's Jesse Greening's custom spoiler which is a shorter three piece...


    Whatever spoiler is used has to fit perfectly, otherwise, I don't like 'em. The tall spoilers are much harder to fit up and align well if they weren't on the car originally.... the end pieces don't fit the quarter panels well. Fit up needs to be done while you're doing the body work before painting. Workmanship is also everything.
    Last edited: Jun 17, 2012
  6. High Country Z

    High Country Z Veteran Member

    Shorty, because most people have the tall spoiler.
  7. krabben1

    krabben1 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

    May 16, 2007
    ( . Y . )Delco
    I like them both.I chose the shorty also.I ran the high boy on my t/a,so I did the shorty this time.
  8. Gary S

    Gary S Administrator Lifetime Gold Member

    Apr 14, 1999
    Bismarck, North Dakota
    I prefer the short spoiler. To me, it blends better with the body style of the 70-73 Camaro.
  9. harbone66

    harbone66 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

    Feb 15, 2011
    Central Illinois
    Shorty, I think it just looks smoother...
  10. Mr.Bill

    Mr.Bill Veteran Member

    Apr 28, 2012
    Sparks, Nevada
    72 Camaro with the 1 piece short unit.

    Last edited: Jun 18, 2012

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