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Old January 26th, 2014, 08:37 AM   #1
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So my pet peeve is the guy who lowers his car then drives like a Sally. I like mine low, but I grind em like a skate board not worrying about the damage...it can all be fixed right?

So the VR is not any different...I've got it in the weeds. I've got the important stuff tucked way up in the air.

However, during some work I was doing to the front end, I realized that with the tires being forward, the drop in the beam extender and the dropped spindles, the bottom of the stock frame head has some good scars. Really my only concern with this is that its probably throwing sparks right at the fuel cell.

Any body ever worry about this? Has anyone wrapped their fuel cell/lines? If so with what?

As always, Thanks for the help!

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Old January 26th, 2014, 10:52 AM   #2
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Mine would scrape/drag some so I raised it up about an inch. The last straw was a small piece of a 2x4 that I didnt see in time to go around and it hit hard.
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Old January 26th, 2014, 01:30 PM   #3
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If you are grinding that much, I'd be more concerned about maybe getting a flat tire, dropping the pan on the ground, losing control, and plowing head on into someone else. Or, have you already taken that into consideration...planned so thart it can't happen, and I am worried for nothing ?
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Old January 26th, 2014, 06:08 PM   #4
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I've got it sitting on a flat tire right now (test fitting a new size) and it has a couple inches of clearance so I'm good there. This is the first beam extender I've ran. Without that, the tires center on the beam head so it moves up and down with them. Here, the tires will drop off the back side of speed bump and set the beam head down on it. I'm not guessing it hits very often. But last fall I did replace my soft fuel line with a crack/leak....that's why I'm a little worried about spark.

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Grab you a set of air shocks. Pump them up a little extra when you will be running over speedbumps. Drop them down when you want that low stance.
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