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Old 03-30-2014, 12:16 AM   #1
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Hey guys,

I am new here. I have a question, my concrete driveway meets the street and there is a 2.5 drop. My driveway sits higher than the asphalt at 2.5 inches.

I have a lowered car and that bump is not good and it kills my stabilizer links on every car I have had. I reverse into my driveway, not drive straight in like most do.

What is the best way to go about fixing this?

Is this something I can do or will need a professional?

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Old 03-30-2014, 07:18 AM   #2
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Curb ramps.



Also, a picture of the driveway/street will help.

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Hire a curb cutting service---about $300 or so for a single wide drive in this area.
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post a pic and your location. it DOES make a difference.

ex. around here, the snow plows would move those curb ramps into my yard.
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I'd like to see a pic of your Supra also.
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post a pic and your location. it DOES make a difference.

ex. around here, the snow plows would move those curb ramps into my yard.
You're lucky. My guys would put them on my roof.
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Actually, in many areas of curb ramps are illegal as is cutting the curb. You should consult with your local officials before doing either. If you don't and they see the results they may fine you and make you returned everything to the normal condition.
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Can you slap some asphalt there to make a ramp? Won't last very long though.

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