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After market body kits?

What's everyone's thoughts on the various after market body kits which are available?

My 1997 SLK230 is absolutely stock, apart from the recent grill upgrade. I think the car looks okay, but I am quite willing to give the car a total makeover including a full after market body kit to enhance and update the appearance.

Any thoughts on the Rieger body kit:

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hmmm first thing that springs to mind is.... should have got an R171 bonnet to go with it, front grill just looks odd
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Like this bonnet?

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Wow thats beautiful.. Im thinking of doing the same found a nice set on ebay

98 04 Mercedes SLK AMG Duraflex Full Body Kit 111176 | eBay
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I know you posted this in Jan.. but ... uh no.. please don't


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Do you know if they are still in business? I really like the r170 front splitter and the rear AMG look bumper. I sent them an email to see if they ship to the US, but have not yet received a reply. Also curious about quality and fit. Have you bought anything from them?
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Do you know if they are still in business? I really like the r170 front splitter and the rear AMG look bumper. I sent them an email to see if they ship to the US, but have not yet received a reply. Also curious about quality and fit. Have you bought anything from them?
I think yes, they 're their facebook page is very active, try there write to them:
Maxton FB page
Maxton.co.uk FB page

I have never bought anything from them just planned but our roads may broke a simple splitter so I decided not to buy.
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I bought my 2002 with the Rieger kit installed, I love the look and get plenty of compliments ... There is a small crack that has developed from the occasional brush with driveways that are too steep, curbs, etc but I was quoted $160 by a local shop to have it plastic-welded and touched up, just be careful of where and how You drive and it should hold up well.
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Where I can find such cowl with ventilation?!
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That hood looks legit!
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