[200q20v] Re: Front Bumper

George Sidman sidman at montereynet.net
Mon Aug 7 12:10:37 EDT 2000

When my 91' 200TQ came back from the shop the front bumper
was tilted up in the center, down at the corners, and the
trim was not well fitted. I took the bumper off this weekend
and discovered that the two absorption mounts, which bolt
into the front of the chassis, are subtly different, and had
been swapped when the car was reassembled. They are
different part numbers and if they get reversed, will tilt
the bumper upwards. 

Also found the bottom intercooler tube loose, so I removed
it, cleaned the whole thing up, reinstalled it, and
recovered the missing boost that has hindered performance
for some time. You can barely see this from below, but with
the bumper removed, the job is easy.  
George Sidman, President
Nousoft, Inc.   -   Monterey Network Center
www.nousoft.com  -  www.montereynet.net
sidman at montereynet.net
9701 Blue Larkspur Lane
Monterey, CA  93940
831 657-1510

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