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Among the mountain of parts in my garage waiting to be fitted to my GTV I have got a set of Eibachs and a Cup front spoiler. I live on an estate riddled with speed bumps and have a few more to negotiate at work. Do you have any dramas with speed bumps etc with your Cups/Cup-a-likes? I don't want to spend hours lovingly bringing my spoiler back to pristine condition and fitting it to my car etc only to lose it within 500m of my house. Cheers
 

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The cup is the only car I've owned that I can't drive up car ramps. I'm just extra cautious going over speed bumps but generally OK.
 

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I scrape mine getting out my drive everyday on normal suspension. Sucks because I wanted to get it lowered but that's a no go

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Thanks for the replies.
 

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I'm getting flash backs to extended time carefully restoring my cup lip.

First trip out after refitting, scraped up the entry to the petrol station forecourt.
I then drove the lip into a curb at the air and water.

Mine is slightly lower than most eibach setups.

Speed bumps I've never had a problem.. just go slow.

Inclines and ramps are do able providing you can go diagonally off/on them at least until the front lip is clear.

most multi story car parks are a no go.

Lowered with cup splitter and equal length downpipes can be quite stressful at times.

Do get the occasional rear wheel off the floor though which is fun
 
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I am always extra cautious over speed bumps and every little incline getting in and out of car parks or petrol stations
Luckily the Cup is not a daily drive



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It's because the Cup front spoiler protrudes further forward than the std front & therefore meets inclines/kerbs/speed humps etc slightly earlier/before the wheels do & start to lift the car up. Steep driveways etc are normally worse than speed humps.

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Jowey, Pipolo and Clive... many thanks for the reply. I'll remember to be careful on speed bumps and avoid multi-storey car parks (yaaaay no more taking the current Mrs Nelly shopping) when I get round to fitting it.
 
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