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reversing sensors

#1 Post by kbonney88 » Fri Mar 17, 2017 1:40 pm

Hi all..

Does anybody know if the bubble 200's have reversing sensor positioning markings on the inside of the rear bumpers?

I want to sit some sensors, but need to know if to mark on the outside or not first...

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Re: reversing sensors

#2 Post by 1234dist » Fri Mar 17, 2017 3:04 pm

Why, you forgotten how to drive?

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Re: reversing sensors

#3 Post by kbonney88 » Fri Mar 17, 2017 3:15 pm

*laughs*.. nope.. cheeky.. hehehe..

to fit to my lads 200... ;)

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#4 Post by Numptey » Fri Mar 17, 2017 4:02 pm

I found you reverse much better after hitting a few things. Try a toe bar, saved me on a few occasions over the years *laughs*

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#5 Post by ROVER-25X » Sun Mar 19, 2017 3:53 pm

Just sounds like life support failing *laughs*. :laughing2
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Re: reversing sensors

#6 Post by kbonney88 » Sun Mar 19, 2017 6:56 pm

*laughs*...

I will remove the numper and have a look..

I know that 25's and ZR's have the markings on the inside of the bumper... so will see...

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Re: reversing sensors

#7 Post by Paul_1978_yorks » Wed Mar 22, 2017 7:41 am

I would say sensors are not necessary in a 200 - it's a small and easy car to manoeuvre in reverse.

I've had a few cars with sensors and the only one where I found them useful was a Ford S Max due to its awkward shape. Even then it was the front sensors that were more useful than the rears.
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Re: reversing sensors

#8 Post by Johnny 216GSi » Fri Mar 24, 2017 1:32 pm

If you're fitting an aftermarket kit, why no go for one that uses sensors which mount inside the bumper rather than through a hole? Preserve the look of the car, no drilling, etc...
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#9 Post by ROVER-25X » Fri Mar 24, 2017 8:48 pm

The sensors on the 25/45/75/ZR/ZS/ZT/MGF/TF are a reminant from BMW, well worth raiding
the scrappy for a kit, its just the 4 sensors, a box, sounder and its wired to the reversing lights.

Don't forget the outer trims off the sensors too.
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