What is a Bumper Reinforcement?

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Bumper Reinforcement The Disappearance of Bumpers If you’ve looked at the progression of vehicle stylings over the last few decades compared with vehicles in the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s, in particular, you will notice that bumpers have almost entirely disappeared. You will probably only find solid metal bumpers on a pickup truck or industrial vehicle. This is because Mercedes-Benz invented crumple zone technology that led to the belief that bumpers were kind of bad. Although the current automotive frames can self-destruct in a low-speed collision to such an extent that the car may be written off as totaled, any force

What are Bumper Valances?

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What is a Bumper Valance? A bumper valance is an auto body component that is situated below the bumper to smooth out the body lines, increase aerodynamics, and incorporate various fog lights or exhaust pieces seamlessly into the flow of the vehicle’s contours. Bumper valances are typically made of sturdy lightweight plastics and custom molded to directly fit onto each particular model. There may be variances for the same model because they have options like fog lights or different trim packages. A valance may be a substantive body component that covers a large portion of the vehicle’s subframe. In some

What Is A Bumper Energy Absorber And How Does It Work?

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Bumper Energy Absorber And How It Works Automobiles today are safer than ever before. The vehicles are designed to protect the occupants during any kind of collision using things like crumple zones, crush boxes and bumper energy absorbers. These technologically advanced automotive parts like the bumper energy absorber, are designed to dissipate the force of the impact and lower the risk of people in the vehicle getting seriously hurt. This has been a welcome change for people in Miami who like to drive around in their nice cars taking in the exciting sights and sounds and enjoying themselves. Knowing their

How to change your car’s rear Bumper

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  Rear bumpers collision is, unfortunately, a common occurrence. Sadly, in the era of smart phone’s, text messaging, and inexperienced drivers; chances are you’ve been at the receiving end of a rear bumper dent, which is an all too common reality. Damage to your vehicles rear bumper can cost you upwards of $350 to fix, so learning how to do it yourself can save you time and money. Fixing your cars rear bumper is easy and with the correct tools and a little bit of fortitude, I’ll teach you how to change a rear bumper. Whether you’re replacing an SUV

How to Replace a Cars’ Front Bumper

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  The steps to replace your car’s bumper may be more complex than you think at first if you aren’t aware of how they have changed over the years. What used to be a simple board or piece of metal bolted onto the front or back is now an advanced and feature-studded component that can contain sensitive electronics, decorative trims, and other components that have to be removed in order to replace the necessary part. Some of the many things that can be found when you go to replace a bumper include, but are not necessarily limited to: • Electrical