grill spoiler link redux

Patrick Anderson ptanders at
Fri Nov 8 13:38:48 EST 2002

I was making a trip from Chicago to Seattle in my 200. Somewhere in Wyoming
I decided to light it up. Saw 150 on the speedo, give or take a little as I
was paying more attention to the road. Anyway, car was still stable at
speed. Then again, I wasn't exactly trying to make any turns. =)

----- Original Message -----
From: "Charles Baer" <charlie at>
To: <200q20v at>
Sent: Friday, November 08, 2002 12:45 PM
Subject: RE: grill spoiler link redux

> > I really don't see a lip on there but I know what you mean
> > about the 200's
> > versus the V8's. The bumpers on the 200's are long and narrow. They're
> > hideous. If there is one thing I hate about these cars is the
> > bumpers. I'm not
> > fond of the whole front of the car actually to be honest. I
> > think the V8's
> > look great all around, nice low bumpers, hood with
> > incorporated grille, nicely
> > shaped headlights and I love the fender flares front and
> > back. I wish they
> > would have made the V8 body with the 3B engine.
> AND brought the US more than 150 sticks in only one year!  I would
> have kept mine if it weren't for the auto (nice as autos go...).
> Either the pan under the front bumper is two-tone or it has a black
> spoiler attached to it, seems to big to be the 200 part.  I keep
> thinking about mounting some kind of spoiler/splitter or going for
> a different front-end treatment to reduce underbody pressure.
> - Not that it would matter, I just NEVER ;-> take it up to 150 when
> I'm on a long straight with great visibility...
> Charlie
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