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      05-15-2008, 06:11 AM   #1
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difference between european and us bumper?

Is the only difference between the european spec front bumper and the american front bumper the orange reflectors?
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Is the only difference between the european spec front bumper and the american front bumper the orange reflectors?
Yes, and the fact you can't get front PDC in the US.
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PDC is for people who don't know how to drive... ha in my opinion... I've never had a problem parking my vehicles just using my mirrors. If you don't know how big your car is you probably shouldn't be driving it anyway.

Any idea why they put orange reflectors on the US version? Is that a law?
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PDC is for people who don't know how to drive... ha in my opinion... I've never had a problem parking my vehicles just using my mirrors. If you don't know how big your car is you probably shouldn't be driving it anyway.

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Any idea why they put orange reflectors on the US version? Is that a law?
Yes its the LAw- do a for details.
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PDC is for people who don't know how to drive... ha in my opinion... I've never had a problem parking my vehicles just using my mirrors. If you don't know how big your car is you probably shouldn't be driving it anyway.
Then....I would assume you have no children. My PDC choice reasoning had nothing to do with parking.
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No I don't have children... but I was a child before PDC was available and I never had a problem not being run over by vehicles.
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No I don't have children... but I was a child before PDC was available and I never had a problem not being run over by vehicles.
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PDC is for people who don't know how to drive... ha in my opinion... I've never had a problem parking my vehicles just using my mirrors. If you don't know how big your car is you probably shouldn't be driving it anyway.
Agree..plus all those dots look ugly

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Yep, NHTSA requirement
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I was a child before PDC was available and I never had a problem not being run over by vehicles.
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