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      01-27-2013, 08:23 PM   #1
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M Performance front splitter clearance

To all you guys that have installed the front splitter, how does the ground clearance compare to msport bumper stock? With the condition of NYC roads, I'm a little concerned.

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well it makes the front a few inches lower. are you lowered?
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well it makes the front a few inches lower. are you lowered?
Not Lowered. So I guess I should be fine then. Thanks.
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To all you guys that have installed the front splitter, how does the ground clearance compare to msport bumper stock? With the condition of NYC roads, I'm a little concerned.

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I have M Adaptive suspension and the M Performance front splitter. It is lower and a do need to be careful going in and out of driveways - general driving and judder bars are ok though.

It actually descends quite a bit lower that the front of the lip you see -- this is the bit that scrapes unfortunately.
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It makes the front really low even without lowering suspension. I have like less than an inch of clearance going into my driveway.
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It makes the front really low even without lowering suspension. I have like less than an inch of clearance going into my driveway.
Just a few MM pulling out of my driveway this weekend too. But my E90 LCI drags the little felt pieces when backing straight into my driveway.
I usually take it at a good angle to avoid that.
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Apparently one needs M-Sport to purchase this special body kit? However design-wise I hardy see a difference? Is there a side-by-side comparison somewhere?
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Just a few MM pulling out of my driveway this weekend too. But my E90 LCI drags the little felt pieces when backing straight into my driveway.
I usually take it at a good angle to avoid that.
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Apparently one needs M-Sport to purchase this special body kit? However design-wise I hardy see a difference? Is there a side-by-side comparison somewhere?
Yes, you need M-sport to have the splitter.
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Got it installed today guys. You were right, it is much lower than I thought. Will have to be really careful.
I love the way it looks though.
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judder bars
Is that the same as a speed bump? If so, your version is way way way more awesomer.


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Got it installed today guys. You were right, it is much lower than I thought. Will have to be really careful.
I love the way it looks though.
Pics?
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Got it installed today guys. You were right, it is much lower than I thought. Will have to be really careful.
I love the way it looks though.
Pics or it didn't happen
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