This is the Vortekz.com FAQ's section, which
contains the most frequently asked questions about the Vortekz
Generators One-Half Delta Wings.
- What are Vortekz Generators?
- What kind of vehicles can Vortekz Generators be used on?
- How long will Vortekz Generators stay on the vehicle?
- What are the advantages of using Vortekz Generators?
- What are the disadvantages of using Vortekz Generators?
- What does the Warranty cover?
- What does each package contain?
- Where can I get Vortekz Generators?
- Who is Team Vortekz?
- How long does the installation take?
- What are the recommended Delta Wing placement degrees?
- How do I find out how to get
the best results for my vehicle?
- What do I use to clean my vehicle before installation?
- How do I best use the guides?
- How are the Vortekz Generators attached?
- Will the adhesive strips hurt my vehicles paint job?
- Can I use other adhesives on the Delta Wings?
- How do I remove Vortekz Generators?
- What are the steps for the painting the Primer Base Coat (VGPR-001) Delta Wings?
- Can I paint the Black (VGBL-001) Delta Wings?
- Can Wings be placed differently and still achieve same effects?
- How do I keep the Delta Wings clean?
- Are they carwash safe?
- What do I do if a Delta Wing is knocked off?
- Where can I get spare installation guides?
- Can I get replacement 3M Pads?
- How do I validate my Warranty?
- How do I troubleshoot problems not found here?
What are Vortekz Generators?
Vortex Generators are commonly used on aircrafts to prevent downstream flow separation and improves their overall performance by reducing drag. Vortekz Generators
Delta Wings allow you to achieve similar results on any vehicle you own in only a few minutes. See further information on the
What kind of vehicles can Vortekz Generators be used on?
Vortekz Generators are not just
another "just for looks" racing modification. Delta Wings can be used on most any
vehicle were there is air flow separation. That includes most everyday vehicles such as
Sedans, Compacts/Coups, Station Wagons,
Sports Cars, Jeeps, Trucks, Vans, SUVs, Trailers, and RVs. If
you are looking to use the Delta Wings solely as a modification
then the sky is the limit.
How long will Vortekz Generators stay on the vehicle?
While Vortekz Generators are
guaranteed for 3 years but they are designed to last for over 5
years. For best results make sure to firmly press the Delta
Wings down for 20-30 seconds around the base during
What are the advantages of using Vortekz Generators?
Vortekz Generators reduce overall aerodynamic
drag, rear-end air flow separation, turbulent air flow, and
allows for faster clean air at the vehicle's rear end.
This increases gas mileage performance, down force, top speed, and velocity. For further
details see our Generators page.
What are the disadvantages of using Vortekz Generators?
Research has found no known
disadvantages and decrease drag using Delta Wings 30MM tall or
smaller. Vortekz Generators are 25MM tall.
Improper installation can result in decreased results. Vehicles
with rear wings will see maximum possible results using Vortekz
What does the Warranty cover?
The 3 year Warranty solely covers
providing replacement Delta Wings and 3M pads. Vortekz
Generators will not be held responsible for consumer error or
damage that may come from installing the product.
What does each package contain?
10 Vortekz Delta Wings,
10 Double sided 3M adhesive pads,
and 2 Installation guides with directions.
Where can I get Vortekz Generators ?
Vortekz Generators can be ordered
online through on the Retailers page.
Who is Team Vortekz?
Team Vortekz is the official race team
sponsored by Vortekz Generators. Read more about them on the
Team V page.
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How long does the installation take?
Installation takes, on average,
between 10-20 minutes.
Print extra guides from our Downloads
section to further speed up the process.
What are the recommended Delta Wing placement degrees?
Please refer to the chart on the
Generators page at the bottom of the Installation section.
This chart can be used for most vehicles.
How do I find out how to get the best results for
Air flow separation is created
differently for each vehicle. Before installing your Delta Wings
please consult the Generators page
to determine the air flow separation point on your vehicle for
What do I use to clean my vehicle before installation?
Use Alcohol or any purpose made
auto paint cleaning product to fully clean the surface were you will put the
Vortekz Generators. Do not use nail polish remover or any other
harsh cleaning products so as to avoid damaging the vehicle's
How do I best use the guides?
For best result tape the guides down on your car to insure that your have the placement 100% correct upon install.
Do not use a tape that will destroy the vehicles paint job.
How are the Vortekz Generators attached?
Adhesive 3M double sided adhesive
pads are used to attach the
Vortekz Generators securely. For best results make sure to firmly press the
Vortekz Generators for a full
20-30 seconds after putting it onto the vehicle.
Will the adhesive strips hurt my vehicles paint job?
If Delta Wings are installed
correctly using the recommended methods explained on this site
as well as materials provided/suggested no damage should occur.
Can I use other adhesives on the Delta Wings?
No, Vortekz Generators do not recommend
using anything other than the provided 3M adhesive pads. Using
other adhesives voids all warranty.
How do I remove Vortekz Generators?
Because Vortekz Generators can be
used on such a wide range of vehicles, we suggest taking your
vehicle to your local body shop for
their suggestions as to what would be the best way to remove the
Delta Wings. We strongly advise against pulling the Delta
Wings from your vehicle, damage may occur.
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What are the steps for the painting the Primer Base Coat (VGPR-001) Delta Wings?
local auto supply store/paint shop/manufacturer to match your
current paint job. VGPR-001Delta Wings require no
preparation. Application is as simple as
spraying on the color right on top of the Primer Base Coat of
each Delta Wing. After 2 or 3 coats for best results cover with clear coat.
Delta Wings can also be brought to your local body shop where
they can do it for you if you do not feel comfortable doing it
Can I paint the Black (VGBL-001) Delta Wings?
Yes it is possible, but for best results,
adding a primer base coat before painting is suggested for best results.
Can Wings be placed differently and still achieve same effects?
Yes there are varying ways to place
the Vortekz Generators all over your vehicle and still achieve improved airflow
as our Delta Wings were designed to help anywhere there is air flow separation.
One inexpensive method for finding points of air separation on
your vehicle is by covering it with a light dust like flower or
corn starch and then driving it for a short period of time
(preferably on a closed course or empty street). Upon exiting
your vehicle you will see the areas where the dust remains and
then you can simply place the Delta Wings 100MM in front of
We have received reports of people putting
Delta Wings on the hoods of their vehicles were air flow separation is taking place
with results that include: savings on gas mileage, increased
visibility in rain, deflecting
insects from the windshield, and reducing cabin noise from turbulent air flow.
We have also received reports from
users placing Delta Wings on the trunk of their vehicle where
they have experienced reduced amounts of dust and dirt on the rear of the vehicle as
well as a more stable drive.
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How do I keep the Delta Wings clean?
Vortekz Generators require virtually no maintenance or
special care. You can clean them the same as you would clean any other part of your car.
Are they carwash safe?
Using the recommended installation the Delta Wings are 100% car wash safe.
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What do I do if a Delta Wing is knocked off?
If a Delta Wing is somehow knocked
off or goes missing during the 3 year guarantee we will send a
replacement set of 5 free Delta Wings if you have proof of purchase.
Each replacement set has a shipping and handling fee of $2.50.
Where can I get spare installation guides?
Extra guides are located
at the bottom of the Generators page in the
Downloads section to print. Do not resize the guides. Be sure to
print at 100%. Printing on card stock or heavier paper is
suggested for easier application to your vehicle.
Can I get replacement 3M Pads?
Additional 3M pads can be replaced for free with proof of
purchase but require shipping and handling of $2.50.
How do I validate my Warranty?
Warranties can be validated by
simply providing sufficient proof of purchase of any kind.
How do I troubleshoot problems not found here?
If you have a question or a problem that is not addressed on the site, please contact a Vortekz rep at firstname.lastname@example.org,
and we will quickly get back to you with a reply.
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