So... What do ya'll think of my custom rear guard?

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  1. CertusExpo

    CertusExpo Customizing trucks since I was 7 with my Legos

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    That piece of foam is $100! I think that's criminal to be allowed to charge that for a piece of styrofoam.


    That 'impact bar' is $200 and not much more than tin and I also plan on replacing it with something a bit more stout.
     
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    Think i might get something like this THE HOOK ;)

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  3. CertusExpo

    CertusExpo Customizing trucks since I was 7 with my Legos

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    LMAO!!
     
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    Actually its not so much about profit, because many of the uni body vehicles end up totaled after a collision. The crumple design is purely to transfer energy to something other than the passengers in a vehicle. First gens bumper does attach to the frame but at the same time there is alot of pretty flimsy steel in there and does bend and fold and absorb impact energy. I want always take my trailer hitch off. Partially because I have a 16 year old driving the vehicle and if does something stupid I'd prefer that I not push a hitch and ball through someones car, but because I've seen accidents were the driver of the car with a hitch was backing out and someone hit it and if it wasn't for witnesses he'd have been found at fault.

    Shit happens and if everyone can suffer less damage so be it. Its why I kind of dig http://www.weathertech.com/bumpstep-original/
     
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    Look at Page 1 of this thread. I still wish I could buy one of these. Maybe I'll make one.
     
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    I think the shock absorbing design is better.

    Avoid occupants getting whiplash.

    Less fun , if you like that kind of thing I guess.
     

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