For those of you who intend to modify a flat car, you should know in advance the advantages and disadvantages that each car owner will bear. Because, for some people, a car with a lower ground clearance makes the car look more attractive.
Usually, flat cars will be found in sports cars. But, in addition to that flat cars are also widely used in daily cars to appear more stylish. However, you also have to consider carefully, not to be bothersome when used for daily use. Following below are the advantages and disadvantages of a flat car.
The advantages of flat cars
Boosts Car Views
A flat modified car can boost the appearance of the car to be cooler than before. The car will appear to look proportional or more proper with the distance of the fenders and wheel walls that are not far away from the low ground clearance.
Flat car has a better aerodynamic level when used because of the influence of its ground clearance . This is because the wind flow under the car when racing on the road is lower, so that the car has the ability to grip the asphalt better.
Improve Fuel Efficiency
Cars with low ground clearance are also able to maximize motion and increase fuel in the car. Because, the air resistance in the car is better than cars that have high posture.
More Stable Cars
Flat cars are more stable because they have a lower center of gravity. This is because a car with a high center of gravity will become less stable when turning a corner at high speeds. A flat car can also minimize the risk of the car toppling over during a road collision.
Disadvantages of Flat Cars
Car Body Damaged Quickly
Flat cars must be used with caution when on Indonesian roads with lots of holes and bumps. If not, the underbody of the car will rub against the asphalt and cause the car body to quickly break down and get scratches. In addition, the front and rear bumpers are also prone to similar damage.
More Sensitive To Shock
When a flat car crosses a potholed road with a rough road surface texture, the shocks on a flat car will be more pronounced and uncomfortable. Therefore, flat cars are not recommended to be used for daily activities.
Difficult to Boost
When a flat car has a tire burst on the road, of course the car has to be jacked up to be replaced with a spare tire. When jacked up, this makes it difficult for a flat car to be jacked up because it is difficult to find a pedestal to install the jack.
Reducing the Life of Other Spare Parts
When modifying a flat car, you have to find a repair shop that is proficient in its field. Because, the original flat car modification will reduce the life of the other parts of the legs, such as increasing the workload in the car shockbreaker.