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Shoot -- my brand new model 3 doesn't have enough ground clearance!

Discussion in 'Model 3: Driving Dynamics' started by markusg, Nov 30, 2019.

  1. DrtyJrze

    DrtyJrze Member

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    What does that have to do with the discussion?

    OP, glad you found a solution.
     
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  2. Sclew

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    Is an air suspension within your spending range? Airtekk, airlift, etc brand. You’d jack up going in and out of the garage. Then stock or lowered height for regular driving, which helps with efficiency than driving lifted all the time.
     
  3. markusg

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    Probably more than I need, honestly. I may revise my opinion after getting the lift kit installed, though.
     
  4. boriszima

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    I see your issue from the photos OP. You can’t even approach it from slant, tight spot right into garage. I hope lift kit works out for you and congrats
     
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  5. markusg

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    Thanks - I’m fairly confident it will. I’ll let everyone know how it goes.
     
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  6. Big Dog

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    Nah, the garage alone is $1.5M. :p

    But seriously hope the risers work for you.
     
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    mrjrkingston New Member

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    @OP - did you ever install the MPP lift kit?

    I’m curious what the impact on range is versus stock height
     
  9. markusg

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    Decided to just stick with the plywood so can’t speak to the lift kit. Sorry!
     
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    On the Y the range difference is negligible, but on the 3 which starts off closer to the ground, I would expect 5-10% impact on efficiency based on average speed!
     
  11. bl187

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    this setup really helped me. 7cm lift C4EA6158-BE45-49A5-A3F2-8F0CE316BE26.jpeg
     
  12. KyleM3

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    Google “Curb Ramps”, might solve your issue.
     
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    this is exactly what i need. where did you find these?
     
  14. Uncle Paul

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    Would backing in work?
     

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