Another misconseption is the uselessness of them on front-wheel drive ricers. Though often improperly installed, the actual 'wing' part can sometimes be reversed, depending on manufacturer, to reduce drag on the backside of the car, making it lighter, and applying more force to the front wheels.
Person 2: "Why don't you wing him then?"
Person 1: "Good idea, I'll find the pigeon - and you get the time machine ready."
2. Shredder: DUDE! I just got my wings! A Dean Razorback Inferno!
Shredder 2: Sweet! that explains the awesomness radiating from you!