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#1 Old 10-23-2016
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Just bought a SLK 230 in the UK

Hi all,
I have just bought a silver SLK 230, 1999, 55k 2 previous owners, I need a front bumper not bothered about the colour but needs to have no cracks or repairs also the two front black loner arch liners , any one help me out please
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Hi Mike, and welcome to SLKWorld.com from the UK Midlands - Thanks for joining us!

I can't help with where to source a front bumper and the arch liners, but perhaps someone else will be along shortly with some suggestions..

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There's a summary post that I maintain for all UK meets here, and links to examples and pictures from this year's past meets are available here.

Finally, we also recently started plotting where our UK members are - check out the thread for that here (there's at least one member already marked in the Devon/Cornwall area): SLKWorld UK & Ireland Members and Meeting Points Map

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Hi Mike, welcome to the awesome forum from Mike in Hedge End in Hampshire.
I used to live in Bovey Tracy (where my heart still lies) and went to school in Newton Abbot!
Good luck with your new toy and hope you get your bumper sorted.

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Welcome to the forum,

Local junkers?
Ebay?

There are websites in the US where you can bid on salvage title vehicles as well to obtain parts. I'm not sure if you have something like that there.


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Great - another member in the South West!

Hi Steve, and welcome to the Awesome Forum from Bude, North Cornwall.


You'll find so many helpful people on here, and great as @slk320chick's tips are, I think you may be struggling to find many breakers yards in Devon ..but good luck with your search.


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