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    Default Speed bumps? wheel spacers?

    i was wondering if anyone has ever widened their car to avoid speed bumps, such as those emergancy vehicles can avoid? How can it be done and would it effect handling? Sounds like a good idea to me :P

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    i put 20mm spacers on all corners, handling if anything is a little better. Not sure about speed bumps though as i am sure they are not the same size all over the UK
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    I agree with the above. I survey roads all over the UK & the speed cushions you refer to are not all the same width.

    I have found that my bog standard LS on 17" Exclusiv alloys can manage most of those in Kent, with little or no problem. Full width speed bumps are a different kettle of fish though.

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    i have noticed a difference around the same speed bumps here.. i have a 40mm wider track, and its noticeable...

    car seems to handle better too..

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