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Old 06-12-2009, 07:18 PM   #1
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Ground Effects (ground clearance)

I have tried to search and couldn't find good information, but my question is: Does the Camaro scrape going over driveway curb or speed bumps. I purchased the ground effects but I didn't think about the clearance. I live on a small hill and I hope the driveway curb doesn't bottom out.

Just wondering if anyone with ground effects have run into this issue?

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Old 06-12-2009, 07:41 PM   #2
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From looking at the pics it seems the GFX aren't really that much lower, they just give it a lower appearance by drawing the eye downward.
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Old 06-12-2009, 07:56 PM   #3
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i asked this to a member earlier- 5" clear minimum at the front splitter
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Old 06-13-2009, 12:20 AM   #4
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from what I understand and have seen they don't go any further down the the car already sits, it just squares off the bottom to make it look lower.
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Old 06-13-2009, 09:43 AM   #5
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Somebody with ground effects needs to just go above and beyond and take us some pictures with them next to speed bumps and curbs.
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Old 06-13-2009, 09:54 PM   #6
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The ground effects doesn't lower the car at all. The rubber air dam under the front is not touched at all with the GFX. It stays in the same position. I haven't had any problems scraping, even on very steep curb lines. It even clears normal concrete parking blocks. On my '06 C6 vette, you couldn't even
get a fist under the air dam.
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Old 06-13-2009, 10:18 PM   #7
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the one on my 04 vette is hinged with spring return, thank goodness:party0038:
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Old 06-13-2009, 10:20 PM   #8
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we have ground effects and the car still sits higher than our vette. we've pulled up to curbs/parking stops and never once scraped in the camaro. same with speed bumps.. i wouldnt advise going 30mph over a speed bump though
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Old 06-14-2009, 03:50 PM   #9
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Thanks for all the feedback, it sounds like it willn't be an issue and that is good news. Thanks again.
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Old 06-14-2009, 05:10 PM   #10
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i asked this to a member earlier- 5" clear minimum at the front splitter
Correct 5in of clearance.
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