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RE: RE:crash tests..uh oh.

> catchers at the front of a vehicle could be designed
> to provide extra crush space.  They probably would
> make the vehicle look more rugged or sporty as
> well.  Any mechanical designers out there who could
> advise how to design this bush catcher for enhanced
> vehicle safety?

... I'll bet that if you looked into it there would be one big problem ...
product liability.  What happened if you built a big box-o-empty beer cans
that sat in front of the bumper on the Westfalia and the vehicle was
involved in a fatal accident.  I doubt that it would matter at all that the
death was even more certain without the device ...

Steve Buchholz
San Jose, CA (USA)