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Fox Body Mustang Chin Spoiler Installation

Created by Jay Walling
Date Created: 10/17/2014
Last Updated: 3/29/2023

Follow along as we show you how to install an SVE chin spoiler on your Fox Body Mustang!

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Adding some serious styling to the exterior of your Mustang can easily be accomplished with the help of an SVE Chin Spoiler. This 99-04 style Mach 1 chin spoiler will easily install on your 87-93 Mustang LX front bumper with minor modifications. Installation can be done in your driveway with simple hand tools. Best of all, this modification is not only an affordable upgrade, but it adds unique styling to any 1987-1993 Fox Body! 

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Give the exterior of your Fox Body Mustang an enhanced look. Follow along in the how-to instructions below.

 

Tools:

  • Jack
  • Jack stands
  • Tape measurer
  • Dry erase marker
  • Drill and Drillbit set
  • Small hand saw or body saw

Fox Body LX Chin Spoiler Installation:

  1. Measure to the center of the stock Fox Body bumper and mark with dry erase marker.
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  3. Start by carefully drilling the center mounting hole and adding the first fastener.
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  5. Use the hand saw or body saw to cut a few triangular notches in the curves on either side of the chin spoiler. These relief cuts will give the Chin Spoiler added flexibility to match the curve of your Fox Body bumper.
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  7. Once you have the relief cuts in place, mock the spoiler up to the bumper and then measure a rough amount of how much to cut from the end cap of the spoiler. Now you can take this time to make this cut. 
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  9. Finish drilling and install the remaining mounting hardware on both sides of the vehicle.
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  11. Take your time here with the overall fitment and curvature of the bumper to ensure the best overall look for your ride.
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  13. Safely lower your Mustang, check fitment, and adjust as needed.

 



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Installing a Mach 1 Chin Spoiler on a Fox Body Mustang

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Published on 2023-03-09
An inexpensive exterior upgrade to a 1985-1986 Mustang LX or GT and 1987-1993 Mustang LXs is an SVE Mach 1 chin spoiler. Originally, this chin spoiler was designed for the 2003-2004 Mach 1 Mustang, but over the years, people have found that they fit pretty well on certain Fox Body Mustangs with simple modifications.

In this video, Landan walks you through the steps that need to be taken in order to install an SVE Mach 1 chin spoiler onto a Fox Body Mustang. As mentioned previously, this chin spoiler fits best on 1985-1986 LX and GTs and 1987-1993 LXs.
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Jay has written content for Late Model Restoration for over 10 years, producing over 120 articles. Jay has an extensive 25-plus-year background in automotive and is a certified Ford Technician. Read more...