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Old 03-11-16, 04:27 PM
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Looking to purchase a used 2012 or 2013 IS-F and upgrade from my current IS250. I read that IS-F has 4.7" but my IS250 has 5.6". My IS250 barely clears my drive way (may 1/2" to spare). Can anyone help me with if the IS-F is going to hit?

Which is the lowest part on the IS-F that measured 4.7"?

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pics of driveway? Im suprised at the ground clearance on these cars I been good so far.. The driveways or any entrances here in la is nasty!
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Reviving an old thread...

Thinking about bringing the ISF to Ocean City MD but the driveway there has a dirt path and the curb is a little steep. Anyone have the actual stock suspension clearance? Also, how bad would a front lip make it? The F barely clears the driveway curb at home without one.
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Looking to purchase a used 2012 or 2013 IS-F and upgrade from my current IS250. I read that IS-F has 4.7" but my IS250 has 5.6". My IS250 barely clears my drive way (may 1/2" to spare). Can anyone help me with if the IS-F is going to hit?

Which is the lowest part on the IS-F that measured 4.7"?

thank you!
stock suspension works with pretty much any drive way, once you lowered the car is a different game
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Reviving an old thread...

Thinking about bringing the ISF to Ocean City MD but the driveway there has a dirt path and the curb is a little steep. Anyone have the actual stock suspension clearance? Also, how bad would a front lip make it? The F barely clears the driveway curb at home without one.
stock suspension is fine, once lowered or with a lip is another story. lips usually add maybe about 1/2 inch or an inch clearance i would say
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I scrape my driveway constantly, sometimes even the rear scrapes (but I have a diffuser so that's why). I even had it scrape on the newer speed humps cuz they make em so tall for SUV drivers to slow down.
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check out the video on how the 2012 IS-F clears my driveway with only 4.7" of ground clearance

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