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#1 reconforsales

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Posted 20 March 2006 - 10:06 AM

Hi All, I have a 2002 d4d Rav 4,very pleased with it, does anyone know if i could fit the nudgebar on it at the front or some kind of bull bar to it, I have looked everywhere trying to ge this nudgebar but to no joy, any kind of advise will be greatly appreciated.

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Posted 20 March 2006 - 11:52 AM

Have a look at http://www.4x4access...toyotarav4.html
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Posted 20 March 2006 - 08:16 PM

Are nudge/ bull bars legal ? I thought manufacturers spent s complying with European safety laws.
I wouldn't want to be hit by one.

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Posted 21 March 2006 - 09:00 AM

Are nudge/ bull bars legal ? I thought manufacturers spent s complying with European safety laws.
I wouldn't want to be hit by one.


Being hit buy any car with or without a nudge bar is dangerous :eek: :eek:

Most new ones are made of softer plastic and are designed to crumple on impact.... so yes they are legal...

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Posted 22 March 2006 - 02:12 PM

I bought a solid steel one for my Rav when I got it in May last year http://spips.co.uk/r...otos/aframe.jpg

Decided after a couple of weeks to remove it though, as it definately wouldn't crumple on impact - it's still in my shed doing nothing :( so if anyone wants one for off road use - make me a sensible offer!

Replaced it with http://spips.co.uk/r...hotos/nudge.jpg which is made of similar material to bumper, so is as "pedestrian friendly" as a car can be!!

When I fitted the first nudge bar to the car, I spoke to my insurance company to see if it would affect my premium. She told me that so long as it didn't extend to the outside edges of the car, then my premium isn't affected. I presume from the conversation then, that as long as they are between the headlights and not at the corners you are safe.

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Posted 26 March 2006 - 03:21 AM

I bought a solid steel one for my Rav when I got it in May last year http://spips.co.uk/r...otos/aframe.jpg

Decided after a couple of weeks to remove it though, as it definately wouldn't crumple on impact - it's still in my shed doing nothing :( so if anyone wants one for off road use - make me a sensible offer!

Replaced it with http://spips.co.uk/r...hotos/nudge.jpg which is made of similar material to bumper, so is as "pedestrian friendly" as a car can be!!

When I fitted the first nudge bar to the car, I spoke to my insurance company to see if it would affect my premium. She told me that so long as it didn't extend to the outside edges of the car, then my premium isn't affected. I presume from the conversation then, that as long as they are between the headlights and not at the corners you are safe.

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I bought a solid steel one for my Rav when I got it in May last year http://spips.co.uk/r...otos/aframe.jpg

Decided after a couple of weeks to remove it though, as it definately wouldn't crumple on impact - it's still in my shed doing nothing :( so if anyone wants one for off road use - make me a sensible offer!

Replaced it with http://spips.co.uk/r...hotos/nudge.jpg which is made of similar material to bumper, so is as "pedestrian friendly" as a car can be!!

When I fitted the first nudge bar to the car, I spoke to my insurance company to see if it would affect my premium. She told me that so long as it didn't extend to the outside edges of the car, then my premium isn't affected. I presume from the conversation then, that as long as they are between the headlights and not at the corners you are safe.

phil


would love your old nudge bars where in the world are you and how much is a reasonable offer regards dave :D

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Posted 28 March 2006 - 12:08 AM


I bought a solid steel one for my Rav when I got it in May last year http://spips.co.uk/r...otos/aframe.jpg

Decided after a couple of weeks to remove it though, as it definately wouldn't crumple on impact - it's still in my shed doing nothing :( so if anyone wants one for off road use - make me a sensible offer!

Replaced it with http://spips.co.uk/r...hotos/nudge.jpg which is made of similar material to bumper, so is as "pedestrian friendly" as a car can be!!

When I fitted the first nudge bar to the car, I spoke to my insurance company to see if it would affect my premium. She told me that so long as it didn't extend to the outside edges of the car, then my premium isn't affected. I presume from the conversation then, that as long as they are between the headlights and not at the corners you are safe.

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would love your old nudge bars where in the world are you and how much is a reasonable offer regards dave :D


The link to Formula 4x4 where I bought it from (http://shop.formula4...t=&CalledBy=yes) shows 208 - I wouldn't expect to get anywhere near that for it, although I would expect about 100 at least. Email me at mail--at--spips--dot--co--dot--uk (removing the - and replace dot with . and at with @ )

I live just outside Manchester but am coming down to the London Fly Airshow at the end of April at Earls Court, so will be driving not far away from you, so I'm sure we could do a meet if you wanted to purchase it.

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Posted 25 June 2006 - 04:26 PM

Hi All, I have a 2002 d4d Rav 4,very pleased with it, does anyone know if i could fit the nudgebar on it at the front or some kind of bull bar to it, I have looked everywhere trying to ge this nudgebar but to no joy, any kind of advise will be greatly appreciated.

Got mine fitted by main dealers not a bad price and they look good, plastic black with RAV thereon.

They are not illegal to fit all that crap comes from the lefty elite anti 4 wheel drive haters., who want us to drive noddy cars with electric engines, similar to the old East Germans Trebant's.

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Posted 13 November 2006 - 02:51 PM

Has anyone fitted the Official Toyota Front Guard/nudge bar with Rav4 engraved into it onto their Mk2 Rav? Is it easy to fit (i.e no drilling, just attaching with screws?) and how much did it cost? Was it purchased separately? (I know it is part of the chrome pack). Any advice much appreciated.

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Posted 13 November 2006 - 08:12 PM

Has anyone fitted the Official Toyota Front Guard/nudge bar with Rav4 engraved into it onto their Mk2 Rav? Is it easy to fit (i.e no drilling, just attaching with screws?) and how much did it cost? Was it purchased separately? (I know it is part of the chrome pack). Any advice much appreciated.


The full fitting instructions are available on the Toyota Publications website. From memory the bumper has to come off but it's not such a big job. I have no idea of the cost though.


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