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Flaps in front of the front tires...

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Aug 23, 2015
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But this also means they collapse when you park too close to a concrete stop or curb when pulling into the stall, instead of snapping off. I mean honestly, who among us hasn't pulled too far forward before?
Exactly.
But I still park my car's front-right on a stall mat. 3/4 inch hard rubber mat, that raises the car just enough so that this flap is not completely flattened when I pull up to the stop in my garage.
 
But this also means they collapse when you park too close to a concrete stop or curb when pulling into the stall, instead of snapping off. I mean honestly, who among us hasn't pulled too far forward before?
Today I pulled too far forward parking at the post office, with the nose of the car over the curb. I looked to make sure nothing scraped and saw these little flaps ahead of the tires that I had never noticed before bent against the curb. I'm glad they're flexible.
 

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