Is the GT350R ride height adjustable?

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  1. boss1

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    My front splitter is bottoming out at the track and wearing out the splitter (hog pen VIR). I really do not see any solution other than to raise the car. Has anyone else experienced this or found a solution? Thanks
     
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    I have the DSC suspension controller installed in my non-R GT350. The latest version of the product allows users to program "travel stops" that send a burst of current into the magride shocks to dramatically slow the movement of the suspension once it's reached a pre-set limit. My splitter used to hit pretty hard on turn 7 at the Ridge and now I get a faint "tick". Speed bumps have stopped being a threat too.
     
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    I have the ZL1 on my Carbon R splitter and you have to either use shorter screws that they supply or put them further back on the splitter which defeats the purpose.
    I would hit u @50Deep, he showed me a cool product that I'm going to try out soon.
     
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    Thanks Byron I pmed him.
     
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    Interesting any other feedback on DSC for track use?
     
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    I have the ZL1 splitter guards on my non-R and they've taken a lot of abuse. I was scraping in hog pen every lap, but they're taking it like a champ. Even on the regular splitter I can't get close to the front corners due to the length of the screws so it's still scuffed up underneath, but it stopped the "chewing through the rivets and body of the splitter" issue.
     
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    Thanks everyone. I ordered Armor Scrap Pad for the GT350R from MAD industries. I will give an update once it arrives.
     
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    I just ordered that as well. I hear they work great
     
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    Is it under laterally-compression (straight braking) or while turning? Stiffer bars could help if body roll is contributing.
     
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    Mostly on a down hill right-hander . Think its bottoming out all the way across.
     
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    Im surprised ford engineers missed this one in designing the car. Kind of a big deal considering the cost of the splitters......
     
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    FogCitySF 2017 GT350R

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    Email them and they will send you the link. I could not find it on the site either.
     
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    FogCitySF 2017 GT350R

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    Thanks, I got some of the details. Based on your experience, does the Armor Scrap Pad cover meaningfully even lower the lip more/reducing clearance, making the problem of scraping/bottoming out even worse? Also, when you do scrape/bottom out, how has the damage been? Does it also make you scrape more on the track? Thx in advance.

     
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    I just got my new splitter with the armor. I live in the peninsula so I’m sure you and I have the same issues around here. I’ll keep you posted
     
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    Installing today. I will let you know. It is very thin.
     
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    FogCitySF 2017 GT350R

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    Thx that would really be helpful. I'm already running the stock GT350 splitter on my R and scraping is pretty bad as it is.
     

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