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Today I installed a nice fold down security post. Reversing over the post in my nice x-type sport I heard and felt impending disaster. The post caught and ripped off a coolant pipe while damaging a second. No idea what the part numbers are - definitely coolant. If I post photos tomorrow would it be possible for someone to tell me what to order. 

The underbody shield was hanging down a bit and must have caught and lifted to post.

Ps my wife thinks I am a plonker for creating this mess.

ken

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Hi Ken,

Posts and bollards can cause some curious damage.  My offices had a small [6 cars] car park.  When the Council agreed that the land could be used as a car park they insisted on a dropped kerb and either bollards or a small wall round the boundaries, plus marked spaces for the 6 cars which would ensure moving off the car part without having to reverse.

I had to facilitate this and used heavy duty plastic bollards which were removable  ---  this type of bollard are used in car parks very often.

I found two damaged bollard with the culprit being a person who could not understand the  words "PRIVATE CAR PARK   ---  STAFF ONLY"  and parked her Land Rover Discovery in such a way that exiting the car park meant that she would go over the bollard and take it out of the ground.  I obtained two 5 foot long heavy duty steel tubes which went 30 inches into the ground with 30 inches above the ground and were then filled with cement.  They looked like the bollards.

The Discovery came a few days later and operated the usual system of charging into the "bollard", and impaling the Discovery on to the "bollard" causing much damage and needing a small crane to lift off the car.  This was at her cost as it was on private property.  Not best pleased was her statement.  But it worked!.

Beware of bollards and such.

Regards,

Peter.

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I saw something similar during the troubles here. A car drove over an automatic bollard at a checkpoint and got impaled - complete writeoff. I’ll take photos in the daylight and post them. 

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I went through similar bollards In Ulster during the troubles.  My eldest son was at Ulster University and we visited him a few times.  People think that bollards are always staying still!

Peter.

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I saw something similar during the troubles here. A car drove over an automatic bollard at a checkpoint and got impaled - complete writeoff. I’ll take photos in the daylight and post them.

2 pipes/hoses are damaged. The long one running past the catalytic converters has a hole in it - there seems to be a clip missing to hold it up.

the other pipe is a solid piece that runs under the engine towards the radiator. 

Hopefully someone will be able to help me identify them. 

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I have identified the long pipe that goes to the heater booster. I really need help with the pipe that I have arrowed . It sits beside the inter cooler pipe.

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