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Old 05-18-2013, 12:56 PM   #6
Bullet Ride
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Originally Posted by noid View Post
There are a few guys selling these type of skid plates on r3v and I have heard of a couple horror stories of guys tweaking their frames.

The problem is that the lowest part of your car is now the frame, and just one misstep (hard kit) will cause alot more damage then an oil pan.

That being said if you can avoid hard slams I have seen this style skidplate take some serious abuse.
The lowest part of my car is actually still the headers by a pinch (the Bavauto headers sit pretty low) but obviously if I was slamming down onto something the front suspension would compress and the plate would hit first.

Links to horror stories? I'd like to read them.
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