I have a friend who knows +2's very well, and he said that it is rather easy to twist a +2 chassis by parking with one wheel up a high kerb, or driving down one of these very uneven unmade roads that seem to be getting worse and worse. Potholes are also a huge issue these days and often damage wheels and tyres, although at least +2's don't have low profile tyres.
I thought it seemed unlikely as you would ground the car well before any damage occurred. Driving (not parking) up a kerb is a different matter of course and I expect would damage most cars or even a Chelsea tractor.
I'm in the process of hunting down a +2 and if what he says is true then on modern speed hump/pillow infested roads either a Spyder or modified standard chassis seems like a must.
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The Plus 2 suspension is very compliant and the car is light - the suspension would accomodate any unbalanced load before transmitting it into the chassis and causing irreversible distortion IMO.
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The spyder chassis has some advantages in terms of car maintenance and making changes to the drive train, but some don't like the change from OE specification.
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