Front bumper scrapes driveway

Discussion in 'Clarity' started by Everbody, Feb 12, 2018.

  1. Everbody

    Everbody New Member

    When driving straight in or out of the driveway I get a noticeable scrape of the front bumper cover. At a perfect angle it doesn't. Could the dealer or an alignment shop give me an extra inch, or should I look for a ramp? I'd like it a bit higher anyway. Belly doesn't scrape.
     
  2. Kendalf

    Kendalf Active Member

    The Clarity has a big front overhang. I've scraped it a few times as well. But no, you can't just adjust the suspension to give you an extra inch of clearance.
     
  3. Louis Nisenbaum

    Louis Nisenbaum New Member

    My S2000 did that. The first time is a shock. Then I slowed to a crawl and never did again.
     
  4. ab13

    ab13 Active Member

    If you have a big dip or angle it can be hard to about.
     
  5. Everbody

    Everbody New Member

    I tried the slow go, didn't help. I guess I'll look for a ramp for the driveway.
     
  6. bpratt

    bpratt Active Member

    My brother-in-law had the same problem. He filled his gutter with pea gravel which still lets the water flow but prevents scrapes.
     
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  7. Jason4107

    Jason4107 New Member

    People here in austin get these 1 inch thick steel plates installed. I see them often. I'm pretty sure you'd have to hire someone to do it for you. They look heavy
     
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  8. Rob_v1

    Rob_v1 Member

    We installed a Bridjit curb ramp after repeatedly dragging our Lexus CT200H bumpers. I'm sure it saves the Clarity's as well.
     
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