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Mike Robinson

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Feb 3, 2016
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I have a 2018 MS 100D and I’m concerned about damaging the bottom of the front bumper lip. I know PPF will protect the front-end, but pulling up against curbing will tear right through that film.

Can anyone recommend a product that will protect the bottom of the lip??

Thanks!
 

mrbulk

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Sep 5, 2017
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Las Vegas NV
Not to point out the obvious but my car can be made to reset its ground clearance according to geographic location.

(of course sometimes it only remembers this After I scratch the front lip once, and then set the air suspension to remember and pump up higher when in that area again)
 

Mike Robinson

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Feb 3, 2016
525
186
Atlanta GA
Not to point out the obvious but my car can be made to reset its ground clearance according to geographic location.

(of course sometimes it only remembers this After I scratch the front lip once, and then set the air suspension to remember and pump up higher when in that area again)

Yes, that would definitely help, but all it takes is once :(
 
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DCEV

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Mar 25, 2019
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Washington DC
The best solution is to back into the parking space. You can then also use the camera and no issues with air suspension settling into a parking curb.
 

Daniellane

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Also have a 2018 MS 100D
I set smart air suspension to very high. I’m a bit of a creature of habit, so most of the time it’s happening automatically upon returning to the same locations.
 

thinklabinc

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Jun 26, 2016
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Be-careful about raising suspension to solve this problem. I have the same feature but it is known to lower when in park and off. I know the concerns with that and there are plenty of other threads where owners have parked with clearance over a parking stop to only come out and find their car has lowered onto it with resulting front spoiler damage.
 

Mike Robinson

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Feb 3, 2016
525
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Atlanta GA
Be-careful about raising suspension to solve this problem. I have the same feature but it is known to lower when in park and off. I know the concerns with that and there are plenty of other threads where owners have parked with clearance over a parking stop to only come out and find their car has lowered onto it with resulting front spoiler damage.

WOW, never thought about that :/
 

UkrHog

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Aug 29, 2017
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Florida
Be-careful about raising suspension to solve this problem. I have the same feature but it is known to lower when in park and off. I know the concerns with that and there are plenty of other threads where owners have parked with clearance over a parking stop to only come out and find their car has lowered onto it with resulting front spoiler damage.
Interesting, that’s never happened to me. I’ve had the opposite happen. When parked in Low and it came back to Standard after returning to the car.
 

Mike Robinson

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Feb 3, 2016
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Atlanta GA
Just had the SLIPLO scrape guard installed on the lower front lip of my dark blue 2018 MS 100D. ClearFilm in Roswell GA installed it when they installed the Suntek PPF. I’m thrilled with all of it!!!
 

A-Wimoweh

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Nov 26, 2018
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Jungle
Get into the habit of backing in. After you learn how to position the car for a 1 point turn backin, it really does not take much extra time. Your visibility coming out of the spot is so much better when you can pull straight out, instead of having to reverse out.
 
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rsg123

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Jan 1, 2018
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Sacramento
This is the damage that happened to our P90d loaner as a result of coming to rest on a supercharger bumper and my wife not waiting to back out. The lip is broken and the entire bumper was displaced.
Since I made sure to buy an S with standard suspension, we weren’t aware of the 5-15 second adjustment period.
 

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