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Lost a pig ear

At the car wash last week, i lost my passenger side pig ear... after getting the residue cleaned off, i decided to remove the other side instead of ordering a new one. i think the car looks a little cleaner this way..





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some remove and some leave it. I leave it because it is actually a 'mud flap'. though small, it does serve the purpose it was designed for namely keeping 'dirt' off your rear fender bottom


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Agree...Mud flaps should never be on a roadster...Looks much better!


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MK, you are crazy! it looks like it belongs with the body kit! You are still inhaling those paint fumes from your remodeling!


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'cleaner'? we need to get you a shorty antenna!


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No way, it looks like an add-on and breaks up the sleek lines of the body. Mud flaps and pig ears don't even sound like they belong on a SLK !


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so my oem slk 55 has an add-on? no more rides for you!

and the name of the part is 'cover', not mud flaps or pigs ears


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Haha, not if it has muddy ears!

Covers for what???


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'cleaner'? we need to get you a shorty antenna!
Yeah.. That's in the plans.
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Let me know when you need the part number (cover) to order because you will be back to the dark side.


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Here is the pigs ear discussion. See, everything is covered on this wonderful forum

https://www.slkworld.com/general-modi...-pig-ears.html

https://www.slkworld.com/slk-r171-gen...ow-poll-3.html


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Let me know when you need the part number (cover) to order because you will be back to the dark side.
Just in case.. Right side, silver.
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so here is what the right side is

a17169012309775

last 3 digits is your paint code

left side is a17169011309775


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i've ordered my wheel trim and shorty antenna (from SLKstore)
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where did you order the trim from if i may ask?


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where did you order the trim from if i may ask?
ebay. hoping and praying its right, .
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Looks right!!!


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