Whether you drive an SUV or an off road 4×4, you’ve probably noticed that off road driving is not as easy as it seems. For the more adventurous people, best 4×4 parts in Sydney can be a challenging experience. Many camping trips may involve a day or two of off road driving. If you’ve ever been through such an experience before, you’ll probably notice that off road driving can cause considerable damage to your car. Even with a careful driver, there is always the chance that you may hit a large rock or log, which could damage the front bumper of your car. Not to mention the possibility of colliding with a large animal on the road. Installing a bull bar to your car can greatly decrease the damage caused to your car in case of an accident. If you’ve been unlucky enough to collide with a large object, a bull bar can not only save your car, it can also reduce your chances of getting injured in such accidents.
While many new trucks have bull bars or diff lockers in Sydney attached to them, 4×4 owners have to add this afterwards. You may be thinking that your car is strong enough to survive such collisions, and you’re right. 4x4s have some of the strongest frames and are designed for off-roading. However, the front part of your car might not be so strong. Many people have been stranded in the middle of nowhere after colliding with a log or rock. Damage to this part of your car can result in engine failure, which can be an issue when you are far away from any town or city. A bull bar is designed to specifically deflect the force of any collision that you may have. They are made from a sturdy steel frame that is very difficult to penetrate and can provide extra protection to your car.
If you don’t do much off-road driving, you should still add a bull bar to your car. In many parts of Australia collisions with large animals such as kangaroos and camels are common. While you can avoid such accidents, animals are unpredictable and collisions happen without warning. It certainly helps to have an extra layer of protection in such cases. Apart from providing protection, bull bars can be used for many other purposes. They actually help you drive better in rough terrain as the steel bars do not get damaged by small objects that would damage a plastic bumper. They also help add a ‘durable’ look to your 4×4 and help it stand out. You can actually get customized bull bars to suit your style and individual needs. In short, bull bars are like the horns of a bull- they are good defensive weapons.