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I few months back I posted that I'd like to trade the black wingtips from my '06 Exige for someone with an Ardent red set off an '07. Going for the contrast look of the Aussie Sport 240...

Someone posted that the wing is all molded together... Then I saw Chucks painting thread. And this person removed the tips, and had Chuck paint them black.

http://www.lotustalk.com/forums/showpost.php?p=899528&postcount=59

http://www.lotustalk.com/forums/showpost.php?p=899255&postcount=56

I went out to my garage, pulled the 2 allen bolts, and the thing is stuck on there. Can't tell if it's glued or what but some decent force did not make it come off, and I didn't want to try any harder to rip it off...

Question is, did they change the way these were attached in '07/'08? I'd really like red wingtips on my black wing.
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Skottoman
 

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They are glued on with a fairly strong epoxy. Remove the screws, and GENTLY pry them with a very stiff tapered end putty knife starting at the small end. Slowly wedge the putty knife between the wingtip and the wing, and work it towards the front. It should snap and pop a couple of times as the epoxy lets loose. Don't pry too hard, you don't want to snap the wingtip. The wingtips have a groove that sits over the wing. Once it's off, use a very sharp chisel to carefully cut the epoxy off the wing and the inside of the wingtip.

I re-installed mine with clear silicone, I figured the epoxy was overkill.
 
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