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Does anyone know if a FF splitter changes the front clearance? If so, how much? Is there any concensus that the splitter will protect the clam from minor scrapes? Thanks
 

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i thought there was a clearance on forcefed splitters for a sec, hoping for a good deal. :crazyeyes

It will make the front end more prone to scraping yes, probably around an inch lower. If you scrape the splitter it will be a warning to back up.
 

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i thought there was a clearance on forcefed splitters for a sec, hoping for a good deal. :crazyeyes

It will make the front end more prone to scraping yes, probably around an inch lower. If you scrape the splitter it will be a warning to back up.
yeah it lowers it and gives you a warning scrape.
its not that much lower, go for it:shift:
 

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It can make for a sacrificial piece that it easier to replace or repair than a clam. Be sure to securely install the splitter and lookout for the oil line running across the front.
 

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It can make for a sacrificial piece that it easier to replace or repair than a clam. Be sure to securely install the splitter and lookout for the oil line running across the front.
Thanks for the heads-up on the oil line. I don't have my new car yet. Will I need diagrams or photos to know exactly where it lies?

Sorry for the red herring on "clearance"!
 

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It's pretty low. I scrape it every so often on particularly ugly ramps and such, but it's not that bad in every day driving.

Certainly saves the clam.
 

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The biggest problem I had was getting over the $70 shipping charge - re-damn-diculous :mad: (the UPS charges based on weight/size should have been about half that).

Reduces clearance by no more than 1/2".
 

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By the way - comes with no hardware or instructions. There are very faint "divots" in the fiberglass of the splitter indicating where the holes are to be drilled, but you need to custom-fit to your particular clam before drilling.
 

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I've been considering getting one too — maybe we should try to stage a group buy and get it with free shipping?
 

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I have one and the clearence is reduced about 1/2 inch, but because it sticks out further it scrapes more when going from a flat surface on to an incline like a driveway. It is replaceable and much cheaper than a new clam or repairing a clam.
 

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