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Hi guys

With reference to my previous thread, can you advise if this is normal (height from centre of wheel to the wheel arch)

Cheers

GT3-jonny

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That measurement has lots of variables which could lead you to a wrong assumption about your ride height.

Assumptions

Body is same shape for every GT3

Wheel arch of yours / others has had no work done on it

Wheel Body is mounted with exactly the same clearance to chassis

Weight of your front and back end (including fuel) are exactly the same

You could get a few mm (or more ) for any of those, that alone could give 15-20mm variance in normal production run variances.

For that reason you really need to weight the car correctly (2 people 1/2 full fuel tanks etc), and then measure from the ground to the underside of the front chassis piece.

Andy

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Thanks Andy

The measurement I just took, was the car with:

1/ half a tank of fuel

2/ no people in the car

3/ no modification to the bodywork

It was just a rough guide I was looking for.

but thanks for the detail

GT3-jonny

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If it's any help (probably not) mine is 360mm from wheel centre to wheel arch. That was measured with no people on board, fuel light on and ten year old springs/dampers.

I've not taken the chassis/tarmac measurements.

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