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I searched a little here and didn't find anything immediately.

I was looking at exiges for sale online and one had had the lower front air spoiler removed because it was damaged from scuffing along the ground.

Does removal increase clearance at all?

Is this not uncommon to take it off?

The car still looks good without it and one might feel better suited without it if clearance is improved.

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I searched a little here and didn't find anything immediately.

I was looking at exiges for sale online and one had had the lower front air spoiler removed because it was damaged from scuffing along the ground.

Does removal increase clearance at all?

Is this not uncommon to take it off?

The car still looks good without it and one might feel better suited without it if clearance is improved.

Thanks
Personally I'd say you'd want it there because it will clear less than the clam.

If it scrapes, you'll know before your clam scrapes.
 

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yes and yes

michael sands keeps his off all the time
 

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I had mine off and it looked so... different. I think I have a picture somewhere. See if you like it. If you double sided sticky tape your license plate to the clam (I did that to my air dam) it will scrape before your clam anyway. It will increase your ground clearance by a good percentage at the very front of the car. The normal clearance is 110 mm, so every little bit helps.

FYI: they also get stuck on trees and high curbs when people change lanes into your car...
 

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It's also good at catching road debris...

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It's also good at catching road debris...

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That's lame :/
 

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Sans front splitter

The right front of my splitter had a unfortunate brush of with a high curb in a dark parking lot, it caused the right front of the splitter to droop a little.

My house also has a very steep drive way which scraped the bottom of the splitter before the damage, with the droop the scraping was intolerable - so I removed the splitter.

The look of the front end is very different without the splitter, it looks more like a Elise. I have bought a new OEM splitter but have not gotten it painted yet.

Other than the loss of front down force, the resultant tendency to under steer at turn in, and the micrognathic appearance it's been unremarkable.
 
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