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    Thread: Does the fixed wing inhibit rear visibility on the TTRS?

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      04-26-2012 10:57 PM #1
      Trying to decide if I should order the TTRS with or without the wing. I read in one review that the view out the back was badly compromised by the fixed rear wing. Is this true? Anyone have pics?

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      04-27-2012 12:23 AM #2
      Quote Originally Posted by jfoxny View Post
      Trying to decide if I should order the TTRS with or without the wing. I read in one review that the view out the back was badly compromised by the fixed rear wing. Is this true? Anyone have pics?

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      Nonsense, it doesn't compromise visibility in the least.
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      04-27-2012 03:14 AM #3
      Agree - doesn't affect rear vis in the slightest.

      Having seen both types of cars (With/without wing), I think they look like they're "missing" something without it.

      Quote Originally Posted by Black BeauTTy View Post
      Nonsense, it doesn't compromise visibility in the least.
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      04-27-2012 03:23 AM #4
      Quote Originally Posted by jibbed View Post
      Agree - doesn't affect rear vis in the slightest.

      Having seen both types of cars (With/without wing), I think they look like they're "missing" something without it.
      x2 for me, get the wing

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      04-27-2012 04:07 AM #5
      Not even slightly! The wing makes the RS!


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      04-27-2012 04:50 AM #6
      You can see the top of the wing through the mirror but it's not in the way at all.

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    7. 04-27-2012 08:42 AM #7
      Your decision will mostly likely result from what you see as more aesthetically pleasing.

      So far you have seen support for getting the fixed rear spoiler/wing.

      I am surprised that this fixed rear spoiler got through the design process and final approval from Audi GmbH.

      It looks like something attached as an after thought.

      Note that with the wing delete option, you get the original speed (or manually) operated rear spoiler that is far more sophisticated and sleek.

      Of course, this is just an alternative opinion. It is great to have choice!

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      04-27-2012 11:03 AM #8
      I'm 5' 11" tall and can't even see the wing in the mirror. Nothing at all like a GT3RS where half the view to the rear is obscured.

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      04-27-2012 12:05 PM #9
      Quote Originally Posted by - Jeremy - View Post
      You can see the top of the wing through the mirror but it's not in the way at all.

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      04-27-2012 12:59 PM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by jfoxny View Post
      Trying to decide if I should order the TTRS with or without the wing. I read in one review that the view out the back was badly compromised by the fixed rear wing. Is this true? Anyone have pics?
      Excellent... thanks for all the replies. Sounds like it's a non-issue.

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      04-27-2012 02:59 PM #11
      The wing is a no brainer! In my opinion it makes the aesthetic of the car waayy more balanced and looks more aggressive.

      Visibility is just fine.


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      04-27-2012 03:00 PM #12
      Quote Originally Posted by joshsmith View Post
      Not even slightly! The wing makes the RS!


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      Exactly.


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      04-27-2012 03:42 PM #13
      Get the wing. It looks good, and doesn't hamper visibility.
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      04-27-2012 08:28 PM #14
      At a mere 5'3 I can tell u if I have no problem with visibility- none of you guys should have a problem. So you can safely order with or without. Wing looks better imo.

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      04-28-2012 01:37 AM #16
      Quote Originally Posted by redz9269 View Post
      At a mere 5'3 I can tell u if I have no problem with visibility- none of you guys should have a problem. So you can safely order with or without. Wing looks better imo.
      Impressive - a girl with a TTRS AND on the forums! Not something you see everyday.

      Really great to see !
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      04-28-2012 10:37 AM #17
      Quote Originally Posted by joshsmith View Post
      Impressive - a girl with a TTRS AND on the forums! Not something you see everyday.

      Really great to see !
      Now don't be getting a big head on us, Kim!

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      04-28-2012 03:49 PM #18
      Quote Originally Posted by Black BeauTTy View Post
      Now don't be getting a big head on us, Kim!
      Oh Mike, you know I'm happy you boys let me play on your playground and take me seriously occasionally ;-)

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      04-28-2012 10:16 PM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by Black BeauTTy View Post
      Now don't be getting a big head on us, Kim!

      Wish I could've come on that one

      Quote Originally Posted by redz9269 View Post
      Oh Mike, you know I'm happy you boys let me play on your playground and take me seriously occasionally ;-)
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