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slk 170 plastic wings

hi im new to this forum just wanted to know your thoughts on plastic wings for early 170 slk
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Hi Peter, and welcome to SLKWorld.com from the UK Midlands - Thanks for joining us!

I'm not sure what you mean by "plastic wings"... if someone else knows what you mean, perhaps they'll respond to help. Otherwise, can you explain with a little more detail (or perhaps a photo or link to an example of what you're referring to).


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Welcome to the forum. I have no idea what you are referring to when you mention the plastic wings. Please elaborate.

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Welcome from the Sacramento Valley SLK Enthusiasts!

You won't need plastic wings when you put the pedal to the metal you'll start flying without those darn wings! LOL

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Hi Peter,

Welcome from Wirral, England.
Best to do the location/vehicle update right off the bat.

You'll only keep getting reminded until you remember to do it.

Plastic wings?
Do you mean the little pieces that go on the outside of the back wheel arches?

Know as pigs ears on here.

Or do you mean the chrome look fins that go on the front wings?

Or, do you mean that someone is making plastic replacement wings for the front when they go bad?

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Welcome to the forum. I have no idea what you are referring to when you mention the plastic wings. Please elaborate.

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Hi Tim,

They are the things that attached to the front sides of the car that fit over the wheels, he is asking if they are available in fibreglass, google needs a USA / English translation service.

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Welcome to the forum. I have no idea what you are referring to when you mention the plastic wings. Please elaborate.

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Hi Tim,

They are the things that attached to the front sides of the car that fit over the wheels, he is asking if they are available in fibreglass, google needs a USA / English translation service.

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hi im new to this forum just wanted to know your thoughts on plastic wings for early 170 slk
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They are available at about Ł180.00 on ebay, no idea how good they are , plenty of steel ones as well.

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Hi from Wellingborough, Northants UK. This is a great forum where all your questions will be answered - but you gotta make sure we understand exactly what you are asking. Having said that, the make/model/year of your car makes a lot of difference to the answers you may receive. be specific, and enjoy this forum. As my friend @Avel Du often says, your choice of car gives 'more smiles per gallon' than any other marque.
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Hi Tim,

They are the things that attached to the front sides of the car that fit over the wheels, he is asking if they are available in fibreglass, google needs a USA / English translation service.

Stuart
Stuart,

Thanks for the explanation. In addition to the USA/English translation service, I think I need pictures too. I'm not sure I still know what is being referred to.

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Wings = Fenders (in this case, I think).
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