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Old 01-07-2008, 12:54 AM   #26 (permalink)
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Turtle too low can be bad.

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Originally Posted by Coyote X View Post
The question is how high should the car be off the ground with a flat underside?

I would believe your minimum under body ground clearance should be 5.5" . When i worked for the corner gas stations, I saw more than one slammed ricer get stuck on our speed bumps. Damn that was funny.
Here in the great Commonwealth of Va. dot regs say they (speed bumps) are not to exceed four(4) inches in height. Real world speed bumps can be as tall as six inches.
However with a light enough car you just pick up the backend and push it the rest of the way over.
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