2003 Volkswagen Beetle cabriolet Sill damage due to speed humps

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firebushbaby
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Problem added: Aug 14, 2012 (7 years ago)
Whenever my cabriolet goes over high speed humps I get 'scraping' noise. I always drive over in 1st gear.

Recently the sill got badly dented and paint flaking off.

Getting underneath checked to see if other damage.

Is there a way I can go over high speed bumps to stop further damage?

Wonder how I can find out how much damage is caused to beetles with high speed humps?

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Car: Volkswagen Beetle
Variant: cabriolet
Model Year: 2003
Category: Leaks & Noises

Recalls: Volkswagen Beetle Recalls
More: Volkswagen Beetle Problems
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Timshutt
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Aug 15, 2012 (7 years ago)
To my understanding Speed humps are limited in the size they can be and cars have to have a minimum ground clearance to be road legal. Looks like a tape measure job!
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