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Bumper Guards

Discussion in 'Model S' started by kjw781, Nov 20, 2016.

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  1. kjw781

    kjw781 New Member

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    My Model S unfortunately spends a lot of time in valet garages in NYC. I was wondering if anyone had any experience with bumper guards on their Model S? For the front of the vehicle I was thinking of getting a license plate mounted guard like one of these:

    bumpshox Products - Bumper Bully

    and for the rear I was considering a removable guard that I can put out when valeting the car like these:

    Bumper Bully Black

    Does anyone have any experience with these rear bumper guards? Will the ultrasonic sensors be continuously alarming if they are covered by the bumper guard?
     
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  2. wesley888

    wesley888 Member

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    The first link you posted looks promising, mostly for the garage situation.
     
  3. mrElbe

    mrElbe Active Member

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    Those things will only protect you against cosmetic scratches. Any real bumps will damage the plastic body panels front or rear because the steel impact bumper is located a bit behind those cosmetic panels.
     
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