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Hi there, I intend to replace the roll bar covers (black part, front side) on my SLK (R172) by covers with small openings for correct wind deflector placement in between. Any suggestion to remove the old covers?
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Hi there, I intend to replace the roll bar covers (black part, front side) on my SLK (R172) by covers with small openings for correct wind deflector placement in between. Any suggestion to remove the old covers?
Thank you,
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No tools, just brute force, these are bear to get off. The front and back are simply clicked together. I know, I've replaced mine with 'silver' ones.

Won't this leave the rears with the holes for the wind guides?
You need the rubbers to fit in the fronts too. They will hold the wind deflector.
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Hi there, I intend to replace the roll bar covers (black part, front side) on my SLK (R172) by covers with small openings for correct wind deflector placement in between. Any suggestion to remove the old covers?
Thank you,
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