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Old 7th July 2007, 17:32   #31
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Geek, i think the A pillar and the roof is not the part of crumple zone. Infact the A pillar is designed to resist deformation in the crash because if the A pillar deforms it could jam the door which is a possible safety hazard.

The crumple zone zone includes the fenders, the cross member and the front sub frame upto the firewall and the crumple zone is designed in such a way that the engine does not intrude into the passenger cabin through the firewall instead it dives under the car.

I'm no expert correct me if i'm wrong.
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Old 7th July 2007, 23:09   #32
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However, having said that, one really gets to think about the Adventure, it has the front crash guard as standard , but I guess it is designed to transfer inpact to the front bumper rather than the sub-frame (but thats just a guess).
Can anyone throw some light on this. Adventure crash guard always questions me, in a sense that, I feel some of the frontal components are bypassed in event of a frontal impact. Or maybe the Crashguard is attached to the front bumper itself.
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