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Black star grille emblem

Intro sec post: hello, very nice forum hence I bought my slk55 a couple of weeks ago, had a m3 e92 as summer car before and found a lot of useful stuff on m3post I'm hopping for a similar experience on slkworld.

To the question, I read somewhere that there's a oem black emblem star for the grille for the r171 can someone help me whit the part nr.
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I have been looking there but no luck at all for the slk. Kinda strange because it's a simple mod.
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let me see if i can find it

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I don't think there was an oem black emblem star for the grille on the r171, but there are aftermarket ones ....... try here

Mercedes Benz Genuine Grille Emblem Star Badge 7 5" Diameter R171 SLK Class | eBay
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Hi and welcome from Nottingham England.

I used plastidip matte black paint on my front star. About 3 even coats is all you need. Later if you want to revert back it will just peel off! Simples!
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I used plastidip matte black paint on my front star. About 3 even coats is all you need. Later if you want to revert back it will just peel off! Simples!
Yep, this is what I did as well (even though plastidip is easy to apply in-situ, it's easier to remove the star from the car for this). I peeled it off because my other half kept telling me that someone had stolen my mercedes badge (black badge on black background didn't show up very well). I've now painted it to match the car (palladium silver) but I'm toying with the idea of different colour plastidip - red maybe?
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