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Old 09-17-2018, 01:51 PM
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Question Will a GT3RS clear this with front lift system?

So this is area where I am most concerned about clearance if I get a GT3RS
My turbo is pretty much kissing the floor but for some miraculous reason does not actually rub on the concrete but it does not have the front lift system
The GT3RS I am getting has the front lift but I am still curious to know if I will clear this are in the picture, this is where I leave my home and I would hate for the front

lip to kiss the ground everyday
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Old 09-17-2018, 02:01 PM
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sorry can't tell from this angle
I think the best way is measure the clearance on the turbo and the clearance on the RS with the FAL deployed , and that should give you a good idea
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Old 09-17-2018, 02:04 PM
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It should especially if you do it on an angle
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The lip is a consumable item. If you see it this way, a little scraping won't mean as much. Also, it's difficult to tell from the pic, but are you at 90 degrees to the driveway or can you not angle the approach to the road?
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Looks like it should clear with FAL.
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Thanks everyone - in this pic I am 90 degrees to the street ....I will try an angle when I get home ....at 90 degrees my front pdc goes off but the front does not touch the ground as I dont hear any scrapes
from my research it seems like the turbo (with the front aero deployed) is 4.5" (is this correct?) clearance but the GT3RS is only 3.7"? with a 30 mm lift I will be at 124 mm which is more than turbo clearance but then when I took the pic I did not have my front aero deployed....
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Old 09-17-2018, 03:24 PM
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My guess is that it will clear albeit with a light scrape....you'll never notice the "damage".....just don't forget to deploy the FAL.....
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It will clear without lift deployed. Just don't go very quickly. Exit slowly.
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Old 09-17-2018, 04:23 PM
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Not sure ground clearance gives a complete picture, as wheel-to-lip lengths may be different. This site claims 991 turbo approach angle is up to 10 degrees: http://9tro.com/media/features/new-cars/porsche-991-turbo-s-the-perfect-storm?page=3

Whereas https://www.auto-data.net/en/porsche-911-gt-991-ii-gt3-4.0-500hp-pdk-29522 and
https://rennlist.com/forums/991-gt3-gt3rs-and-911r/786913-ground-clearance-2.html#post10926794 state .2 and .1 gt3 approach angles at 6.3 and 5.8, but doesnt specify if FAL or what it adds. Couldn't find .2 RS numbers. Who knows if these are right. Maybe just bring some scrap wood for that first drive home.
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Best advice is to approach it at an angle and creep over it one wheel at a time.
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Agreed. If you approach at a slight angle and have the FAL, it looks like you'll be fine.
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Old 09-17-2018, 05:15 PM
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Should be fine if approached at an angle
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FAL should really do the trick.......if you do get scrapes......use some VERY fine sand paper with water or any liquid that is slippery....I use SpeedShine by Griot to wet sand any scrapes back to a smooth finish.........
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As you get close apply the right most pedal to the floor. Front will get light, lift up, and avoid scraping damage. Your results will vary.
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Thanks everyone for the advice, I am going to see how it goes and will definitely try the angle and go very slow (that is what i usually do), still working on closing out the deal with the RS
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