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post #1 of 11 Old 10-13-2009, 04:42 PM Thread Starter
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Rearended today

Just got home for the day. Dad was on his way out to a concert and mentioned that a mini van rear-ended him today. There is a black mark on the bumper and it totalled the van

He didn't take any pics so visualize it. He said quote "It's guts were laying on the ground"

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Its funny how strong superduty bumpers are



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they are strong i backed up on top of a kia a few weeks ago dented my bumper a lil bit and bent my exhaust a tad but totalled that car wish i had pics to show but the good news was i got a 5 inch exhaust and a new bumper out of it
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Thats a good kill in my opinion. Impressive to as I think the ford bumpers (at least mine) look weak.

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Well what do you expect............... a Super Duty against a Plastic POJ! I don't know if it is that our bumpers are so stout as it is cars, vans and lesser trucks or a total loss waiting to happen.

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the truck and part of the rearend of the kia were made out of fiberglass what a POS my bumper and back tires f^cked that up all to hell
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wow, those bumpers are that strong? the van musta went under the truck some.

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wow, those bumpers are that strong? the van musta went under the truck some.
I hit a pole in reverse going 25 and only tweaked the bumper... smashed my head around in the cab tho



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