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r170 antenna???

I have a 98 slk230. The car has no antenna affixed to its fenders. I don't see it in the windshield either. I parused many photos of that year car, and saw that many of them also did not have the mast antenna. The reception is very good, except for local AM. So, where is it?
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I am not familiar with the R170, IIRC it may be in the rear bumper. Gabus, livefree or leapyfish would know.


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Hello, have a look at this link - http://www.detali.ru/cat/oem_mb2.asp...SGR=075&SGN=03

The aerial is item #11 in the top picture, and item #80 in the lower picture. It depends which bumper you have, hope this helps, regards Damian.
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Many thanks for yr reply .
I had the same question in my mind and now I have the answer ..
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Yes the antenna is in the bumper on 97-98 year slk's, but the reception, as you noticed isn't that good and it was changed to an external mast antenna in late 1998.
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