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OK I know it's a long shot but I don't have anything to lose in asking. I bought a new factory spoiler for my 2009 hatchback on eBay. The seller didn't send the template. I tried to email him to see if he could send it to me but all I got was the silence treatment. Is there by any chance someone who kept one after its installation. Personally I wouldn't have kept it but hey...
 

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OK I know it's a long shot but I don't have anything to lose in asking. I bought a new factory spoiler for my 2009 hatchback on eBay. The seller didn't send the template. I tried to email him to see if he could send it to me but all I got was the silence treatment. Is there by any chance someone who kept one after its installation. Personally I wouldn't have kept it but hey...
Gee, I did install mine a few years ago and the template was just nothing more than a strip of paper. You can make one yourself with a piece paper and tape. Make a strip 1" wide and about 12" long of paper place it over the hole in the spoiler ( female threads) and mark the hole with a black marker or push through it. Tape it lightly on the spoiler perpendicular to the spoiler and over the two holes. Place the spoiler on the car. Tape the "ears" of the paper strip to the car and lift off the spoiler slowly to leave the template attached to the car and the position of the holes can now be transfered to the car. Note take the plastic inside liner off the hatchback and look up where you will drill the hole in hatch. Notice that the holes should line up where there is access holes in the hatch. Make sure you do not hit the wiring harness on the right side looking from the rear of the hatch. Just double check 10 times before you drill the two holes and make sure you verify that they will come out through the knock out holes positioned in the hatch were the OEM holes would be drilled.
 

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Tape it lightly on the spoiler perpendicular to the spoiler and over the two holes. Place the spoiler on the car. Tape the "ears" of the paper strip to the car and lift off the spoiler slowly to leave the template attached to the car and the position of the holes can now be transfered to the car.
I dont know about yours but mine has 2 studs coming out of the top of the spoiler. Kind of difficult to align it on the car and you dont have many chance to repeat if the studs didn't fit in the holes. I'll mange to find a way to install it but it would have been so much easier with the template. Thanks
 

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I dont know about yours but mine has 2 studs coming out of the top of the spoiler. Kind of difficult to align it on the car and you dont have many chance to repeat if the studs didn't fit in the holes. I'll mange to find a way to install it but it would have been so much easier with the template. Thanks
I assumed that you had female threads in the spoiler. I just edited my post to mention female threads. The spoiler I used had female threads and the matching bolts came up through the hatch ( after you drilled the two holes)to pull the spoiler to mate to the hatch. There were cut outs in the hatch ( I called them knock outs) where you would have access to the hatch metal outer shell from the hatch inside to run the male threaded bolts.

If I understand you correctly in that your spoiler has male threaded bolts that have to go through the hatch from the top, then you might want to measure the distance from the hatch edge to the center of the knock out area on both sides ( mark with a small line) and then mark the distance between bolts to those two lines ( make a cross hair mark) and you should be good. Keep us posted
 
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