Date: Mon, 10 Feb 2003 23:10:43 GMT
From: Paul Halliday <pjghnopsamyonder.co.uk>
Subject: Re: Incidental livestock


in article b290bl$1a2g1h$1nopsam34476.news.dfncis.de, davehinznopsamcop.net at davehinznopsamcop.net wrote on 10/02/2003 19:59: > Someone who looks an awful lot like Senappi <bofhnopsambloxrocketmail.com> > wrote: > >> No passengercar bounces moose of them.. In the typical car vs moose >> scenario, the body of the moose crashes down on the windshield >> crushing the car under it's massive weight. The A-pillars are not >> really able to handle such a force. > > Saab seems to disagree. Does anyone have a picture of that test fixture > they used for the c900/9000 testing? The A-pillars are designed specifically > to survive a moose collision. Well the front-end sure as hell survives another car at 30 MPH, speaking from experience. The design of the "A"s is pretty innovative. I don't understand why other manufacturers, save Volvo, do not follow suit. Paul

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