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Just pulled into a parking spot to meet my wife for lunch. Pulled up too close to the freaking curb and now my bumper cover has a rash. Made me sick!
 

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99.9% of the time I stay a good foot away from the curb. It only takes 0.1% of the time to screw up.


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You're not the Lone Ranger there! I'll bet Glen has a quick fix for that. I'm all too familiar with that headache.
 

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I know I can fix it...just irritated with myself right now. Ugh

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It's amazing how far that nose sticks out. I'm just going to back into any spot.
 
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Got more of it than I thought at first...
 

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Ouch! Hate to see that kind of stuff, mine's coming.....trust me.:)
 

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Ouch! Hate to see that kind of stuff, mine's coming.....trust me.:)
That's the last time I do this. Backing in from now on.
 

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That sucks! The stingray nose usually clears most parking stops but I pulled up too far on a non standard sized stop and it rubbed the plastic skid plate but no paint damage gladly! Lesson learned at 300 miles. Parking lots are a nightmare for me. If a place such as restaraunt or store doesnt have a wide open parking lot with plenty of room I just wont eat or shop there. Something I have to factor in everytime i go somewhere
 

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That is the Exact reason the Curb Alert was my VERY FIRST mod! I did the same thing on my 2004 Spyder on the way home from picking it up from the dealership. Made a quick stop at a store and OUCH! Learned my lesson and decided it would not happen with the Vette. Curb Alert is CHEAP insurance.
 

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Yep, adding curb alert just for insurance.
 
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Jeremy; The only thing worse than something happening to your car is when you do it yourself. I unfortunately know this feeling all to well. Take it easy on yourself and just get it fixed up.
 

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The bottom line is that I need to be sure to stay at least a foot back 100% of the time and not 99.9% of the time. lol
 

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The problem with the splitter is if you hit it, it will punch back and rip the facia , not scrape , as you hit it head on. A curb alert is mandatory or stopping way short each time.
 

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The problem with the splitter is if you hit it, it will punch back and rip the facia , not scrape , as you hit it head on. A curb alert is mandatory or stopping way short each time.
Definitely do NOT want that happening. What vendor has the best price/product?
 

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Sorry Jag! Knowing you, when fixed, will be perfect, and only this forum trip will tell the tale.

Solution, glen e's Curb Alert DIY!

http://www.stingrayforums.com/forum/stingray-how-s-guides/3524-curb-alert-system-diy.html

This is the first mod I will be doing on our Z06. Can one imagine the repair bills on a visible carbon fiber Z06 splitter.

This was also my first mod after a week of having my C7. It was a relatively easy process if you see the video and tag the heater fuse in the engine compartment.

Sorry about the curb rash! It looks awful but I know you will heal the baby soon.

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