Eurolights, slush and blizzards

Huw Powell audi at
Tue Jan 2 13:28:10 EST 2001

Tom Nas wrote:
> one at wrote:
> > > >I think the 5 mph "hardware" is just the two damper mounts that force
> > > >the bumper to be further forward - hence there is actually *more* room
> > > >to play.  The 90Q has enough room to stash two small (or one medium
> > > >size) children in there...
> > >
> > > Hmmm... no steel or alu beams? So, the US bumpers on the 90q are as useless
> > > as the Euro items, struts apart?
> >
> >Maybe I didn't mean it that way - the actual bumper is certainly a nice
> >heavy (aluminum?) chunk of metal under that pretty plastic - but the
> >dampers hold it 4-6" out from any other sheet metal to allow them to
> >absorb minor pushes with no damage to the car.
> OK, that's what I thought. And as the stock headlight washers on the 90q
> bolt to the plastic bumper cover, you might have a problem fitting them-
> unless you hack away a great big chunk of that beam. The nozzles themselves
> aren't that substantial, but that hose _is_.

the US version bolts on/through the beam... requires three holes, two
for bolts, one for hose.

Huw Powell

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