Ground clearance issues?

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  1. Rick Ruder

    Rick Ruder Senior Hellcat Member

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    I have a very steep driveway and am worried my cat will be scraped up badly. Has anybody had problems with the ground clearance on their cars?

    Sleepless in Sammamish
     
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    Get some short ramps...to get over the steep angle. Even short 2x4's will help.
     
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    Or pulling in at an angle helps as well.
     
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    Rick Ruder Senior Hellcat Member

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    Thats what I normally do, may have to widen the entrance though because it can get muddy here.
     
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    Carnage SRT Hellcat Supercharged Moderator Staff Member Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member HCC Charter Member

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    It seems to have the same clearance as my super B so I just angle
     
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    You might be careful when pulling up to stops at parking curbs
    also.

    Alligator tails (blown out 18 wheeler tire shrapnel) and
    road kill parts on the road can do damage also.
     
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    If someone with a hellcat drives over a parking lot curb, then they deserve to have damage done to there car, lol..
     
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    All ready got some scuffs on front spoiler. My good buddy has a steep driveway, not very bad, but enough if you don't angle the car you will scuff it. I let him pull it his garage (we were going to put on some badges and jack it up) and it happened. I began eating nails. Fixed with a heat gun, sand paper and a razor blade.
     
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    My spoiler got scuffed coming off the truck, so the dealer has a new one coming,, Its such a small spot, but they would it not me...
     
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    Apperantly mine came with the fron air dam scraped f
    Same with mine. Dealer is getting me a new one to
     
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    i think 100% of these types of cars have scrapes under them...mine do.....i have a car lift and my 2011 SRT scrapes on it sometimes....

    if your trying to make the underside of your spoiler be mint forever im afraid unless you dont drive it its gonna happen.....no ones going to look under it.....i wish Dodge made it easier to replace.....the ones for my 13 gt500 are replaceable....it comes not installed and in the trunk when new....ive had to replace mine already from hitting a parking curb....if dodge would design it that way it would solve the transport issues....i saw one being unloaded on this forum...looked like it scraped or barely missed.

    accept the scrapes
     
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    I could of lived with it, but they offered to replace it for free...
     
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    Richard g Silver Member Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member

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    My front spoiler also got scraped coming off the truck & my Dealer has ordered a replacement. Hope Chrysler has a large inventory of front spoilers.
     
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    Im more worried about the paint issues, the is a spot on the paint from what looks like bird crap that sat on it too long, I want that removed
     
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    Is it worse than the ramps they used getting my car off the hauler? Check out that video, it is pretty steep and cleared. I know it's in slow motion and brutally slow, but it might give you an indication. The clearance has not been bad, I more worry about curbs when parking. It will clear most, but might drag a little and I don't risk it. :)
     

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