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Old 09-09-2011, 05:33 PM   #1
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Does anyone know what our bumpers are rated at (in terms of mph)?

Strange question I know, just wanted an answer if possible. Btw, I mean the actual steel bumper.


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Old 09-09-2011, 05:36 PM   #2
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Not a clue, but the cover/foam/reinforcement combo is rated at 5 mph, iirc.
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Old 09-09-2011, 06:37 PM   #3
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All modern cars are crash tested and approved at 35 mph. The steel bumper will be bent to hell at that
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Old 09-09-2011, 06:39 PM   #4
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Not a clue, but the cover/foam/reinforcement combo is rated at 5 mph, iirc.
Or less
I had a guy hit me at a light from a dead stop and crack my bumper
(although, maybe he was going 5 LOL! Just seems so much slower)
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Old 09-09-2011, 06:42 PM   #5
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I was just wondering since I was working on my car this week (hw on LED reverse lights install) and noticed that the steel bumper is pretty hefty even though it doesn't protect the corners.
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Old 09-09-2011, 06:43 PM   #6
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So a 5mph rating means that an impact at that speed wouldn't cause damage?
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That anything above 5 will break the plastic bumper. The steel bumper bar is rayed at 35 mph.
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The rating is $1000 per mph.
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Old 09-09-2011, 07:43 PM   #9
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The rating is $1000 per mph.
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They are 5 mph bumpers
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