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Hey guys, just suffered a dent on my sump and gear box. Would raising the car affect my stability and traction more so around sharp corners? I am thinking getting a bigger rim and tires probably 16" rims. Currently my car is standing on 195/60R15 tires. What do you guys Think?
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Raising the car would have an adverse affect on your handling, and I doubt the bigger rims would make much difference.

I'd spend the money on an aluminium undertray, which should offer some protection, and be a bit wary of what you're driving over.
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Better suspension helps. My TS gets caught out on uneven surfaces. Going up my drive it dips randomly which I have gotten used to. You shouldn't need to raise the car above its OEM level.
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