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Offline eewink


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Offline Ferrari Fissatore

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Using scrape plates means you will hit the ground more often and/or harder.

Furthermore, the chance of hooking over kerbs when parking means you can tear the bumper backwards while reversing.

Use 1.2mm stainless steel plates, or dont bother. The 3, 4, 5mm plastic plates are good only for the sellers.

I've seen cars crack radiators from hitting the ground DUE to having skid plates fitted.



Offline Wattens

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I've personally found 360's and 430's fairly hard to scrape compared to other brands of exotics.

Depends what you are used to though
You can say I'm wrong, but my garage doesn't agree with that statement!!!



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Offline eewink


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Using scrape plates means you will hit the ground more often and/or harder.

Furthermore, the chance of hooking over kerbs when parking means you can tear the bumper backwards while reversing.

Use 1.2mm stainless steel plates, or dont bother. The 3, 4, 5mm plastic plates are good only for the sellers.

I've seen cars crack radiators from hitting the ground DUE to having skid plates fitted.

Titanium would be better. It creates a shitload of sparks for more drama.......... and bushfires.



Offline HWHL


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I think I found the issue.
two slow punctures RHF down 10PSI and LHR down 12PSI



Offline Ferrari Fissatore

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and you missed this in your weekly check????

 :tilt:



Offline Wattens

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I think I found the issue.
two slow punctures RHF down 10PSI and LHR down 12PSI
Lol not 1 but 2.     I guess some people actually do need the electrinic tyre gauges to tell them when their tyres are flat .........
You can say I'm wrong, but my garage doesn't agree with that statement!!!



Offline HWHL


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Hmmmm maybe but the chances of two tyres going flat in a week??
but it seems to be fixed now.
Now to find somewhere for its 12 month service, any recommendations??



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