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Old 09-04-2012, 11:25 PM   #231
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Headed out to one of the weekly meets tonight with my parents, to take advantage of the nice weather before winter hits and these die down. It won't be long before cars go into winter mode or hiding.

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Old 09-04-2012, 11:46 PM   #232
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How did you get the headlights off and the fogs on?! That's what I want! :mad:

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Old 09-04-2012, 11:53 PM   #233
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How did you get the headlights off and the fogs on?! That's what I want! :mad:

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Bawx... Click headlight switch over to just your indicators and click on the fogs...
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Old 09-04-2012, 11:58 PM   #234
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Nar... I live in Canada. Those blasted headlights are on all day long.

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Old 09-05-2012, 12:07 AM   #235
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I'm in Canuckistan too. I turned the dial to parking lights and then turned on the fog lights. For normal driving I still have the DRLs lit.
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Old 09-05-2012, 12:11 AM   #236
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Looks like the headlights themselves are off and it's just the marker lights on.

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Old 09-05-2012, 09:40 PM   #237
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I am interested in that front splitter, but tell me, how is the ground clearance with it? Do you notice it rubbing or being really close to rubbing when entering/exiting parking lots/curbs?

I see that you mentioned that your driveway is steep and you needed to approach at an angle..is it just your driveway in particular?
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Old 09-06-2012, 11:44 PM   #238
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I am interested in that front splitter, but tell me, how is the ground clearance with it? Do you notice it rubbing or being really close to rubbing when entering/exiting parking lots/curbs?

I see that you mentioned that your driveway is steep and you needed to approach at an angle..is it just your driveway in particular?
Ground clearance is great, it doesn't really sit lower than stock at all, but it's because it extends out that care needs to be taken at times. The decrease in clearance is when you're approacing sharp changes in the ground's incline, such as my driveway.

Re: my driveway, it's stupid. Our Suburban is the only vehicle we have that can't scrape, the Grand Prix can drive in straight but not at speed, and the three others all have to go at angles.

This was when I was testing backing in, at an angle. Note how close the lip is already, and I had barely started; my driveway is just annoying.



Daily-driving wise, it's fine. Speedbumps are no concern, and I haven't really modified routes or anything. In local parking lots the entrances are often sharply angled compared to the road though, so I start turning in a little more sideways than before just to be extra careful. So far I have not once hit the lip on anything. Even small parking blocks will clear, though I don't pull over them.

Looking at pictures of the other lips (Bojix, 3D Carbon) there is NO WAY I'd be able to get into my driveway with one of those, period. Point for Downforce.

To close, one more picture for tonight. Last night was another weekly meet and pictures went up shortly after. It was nice to see one of the Focus.



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Old 09-07-2012, 01:34 AM   #239
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Thanks for the info. According to their FB page, they sell a fiberglass one for $350 and a "carbon fiber inset" for $450. I am still on the fence about it because currently I have on the street parking and am worried about people tapping it or messing with it.

Instead I ordered mudflaps.
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Old 09-07-2012, 11:57 AM   #240
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Be prepared for lots of people to take notice of and stare at the lip if you do get it though.

Getting the full CF version cost $550 USD (plus conversion, shipping, and duty to Canada, which added up) but since I wanted at least some carbon fiber I figured getting the full piece would be cheaper and easier than paying my body shop to try and get a colour match.

So far I have yet to hear anything less than a compliment from anyone who has noticed it though.
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