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    Irmy Lower spoiler + lowering

    Has anyone got the irmscher front lower spoiler on their mk4 and got it lowered say.. 30? This is what i'd like to do eventually, but im not sure whether it makes everyday living a pain.

    how low off the ground do you actually end up?

    May have to go for the airdam lol

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    The Irmy front lower extension is no lower than the current flexible black plastic extension that is on the standard hatch bumper.

    Have a look at your plastic lip - if it's covered in scratches along the bottom edge - then it's probably onna hit the ground at times (speed bumps, carparks, ramps, garages, etc). The irmy will damage more than the current black plastic so would be more noticeable even from small knocks.
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    The problem with the lip is that it sticks out, not that its particularly low, so it can catch on steep slopes as the front of the car is now effectively further away from the wheels than is used to be.

    The Airdam is exactly the same. Mine takes a hell of a beating.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Teejay View Post
    The Irmy front lower extension is no lower than the current flexible black plastic extension that is on the standard hatch bumper.
    This is good info. you sure its no different? my sideskirts dont match the line round the car to the front of the bumper. The rubber lip sits higher. I have just lowered my car last weekend about 50 on the front.

    At work theres some reflective glass as you approach a speed bump and if i look in the reflecton I can see the standard rubber strip misses the speed bump by about 1/2 cm Luckily I havent scraped it on anything yet.

    Would an Irmscher front splitter be a complete no no
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    It won't cause you to hit the speed bump at work, but as Jimmy says you may find you hit other things, that you currently don't realise are an issue.
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    Hmmm i live in MK and we have horrible speedbumps, some like 6 inches high or so, but the black plastic splitter tip is a goodun, cheers for that.

    the airdam is exactly the same? damnit!

    Which one looks better you reckon?

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    depends on the car.

    I'm personally not a fan of the airdam, but it looks great on Jimmy's car.

    If not blended in (and inkeeping with the style of the car) the extensions can look crap too.
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    Yes

    Laura's one is lowered 35mm on Eibach springs and doesnt have any problems with it. It does make you a bit more carefull and we also have killer speed bumps with no problems.



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