Chrome roll bars - Mercedes Benz SLK Forum

SLK R170 General Discussion SLK 200, SLK 230K, SLK 320, SLK32 AMG

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
#1 Old 09-14-2013
Registered Users
 
RoboRob's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: Vancouver, BC
Vehicle: 2002 SLK320 6 speed
Posts: 159
Country:
Chats: 0
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 17 Post(s)
Thanks: 8
Thanked 11 Times in 10 Posts
(Thread Starter)
Chrome roll bars

Anyone install these Chrome Roll Bars? Any advice on install issues? I'd really like to see how they look, especially at the base where it transitions from chrome to the black plastic.

Thanks
Attached Images
File Type: jpg Roll bar-RG-PFM-SB-40148.jpg (43.4 KB, 6 views)
RoboRob is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
#2 Old 09-14-2013
Registered Users

 
mustbedreaming's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: SW Florida
Vehicle: 2007 SLK280 Mars Red
Posts: 6,029
Country:
Chats: 0
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 41 Post(s)
Thanks: 11
Thanked 418 Times in 365 Posts
Check out Simplyslk's SLK320...She has them and they look really nice. Don't know if they are exactly the same ones
mustbedreaming is offline  
#3 Old 09-14-2013
Fanatical Member

 
Stinger's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: San Francisco Bay Area via the Central Coast
Vehicle: NOW SOLD - 2010 SLK-300 Special Edition (USA "Diamond White Edition", ROW "2LOOK Edition")
Other Toys: yes
Posts: 3,416
Country:
Chats: 1
Mentioned: 19 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 105 Post(s)
Thanks: 1,388
Thanked 689 Times in 487 Posts
Garage
Here are a few pics. of MK's car with Chrome Roll Bars. They look to be a bit different but at least you get the idea.






Steven

Legends of the Autobahn 2014, Pebble Beach, Ca. - First in Class, Performance and Motorsports and sold to SimplySLK
Stinger is offline  
 
#4 Old 09-14-2013
Minion

 
slk320chick's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Chicago, IL
Other Toys: 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Posts: 5,602
Country:
Chats: 0
Mentioned: 3 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 148 Post(s)
Thanks: 555
Thanked 570 Times in 502 Posts
Don't plan on getting the slk cut outs in the bottom metal plate though, no one makes them! You would have to have them special laser cut with the kit. She's got quite the spoiled girl there!!!


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.




To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
|
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
|
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
|
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
|
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
slk320chick is offline  
#5 Old 09-14-2013
Administrator/Founding Member

 
jbanks15's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Tampa, Florida
Vehicle: 2009 SLK 55 AMG Kleemann Supercharger, ECU tune, Headers and LSD, CF Diffuser
Posts: 91,227
Country:
Chats: 38
Mentioned: 459 Post(s)
Tagged: 5 Thread(s)
Quoted: 6496 Post(s)
Thanks: 3,232
Thanked 11,032 Times in 8,391 Posts
I understand that Steve and MK are swapping cars


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Jeff, US Army Master Sergeant Retired
Administrator/Founding Member
2009 SLK 55 AMG Black/Black
Kleemann Supercharger thread here:

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Kleemann ECU Tune, headers and downpipes thread here:

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Albums:
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

ClearBra
OEM MB Plexiglass Draught Stop
Smarttop version 3.22
Previous - 02 SLK 320, 05 SLK 350
jbanks15 is offline  
#6 Old 09-14-2013
Premium Member
 
raybonj's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Palm Coast, FL
Vehicle: 2001 SLK 230 BLACK
Other Toys: My Golf Clubs
Posts: 643
Country:
Chats: 0
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 3 Post(s)
Thanks: 112
Thanked 81 Times in 61 Posts
Garage
Here is a site that has install instructions, tried to down load PDF but have to sign up.
http://www.docstoc.com/docs/19988336...ll-bar-install

Good step by step.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

My name is John
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
raybonj is offline  
#7 Old 09-14-2013
Moderator

 
simplyslk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Lakeland, Florida
Vehicle: 2010 SLK300 2LOOK Edition
Other Toys: '13 GLK350
Posts: 13,392
Country:
Chats: 0
Mentioned: 91 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 238 Post(s)
Thanks: 1,550
Thanked 3,766 Times in 1,958 Posts
Garage
Thanks for all the nice compliments!

My car came with the roll bars and the plates. The name on the sticker of the old windscreen is www.djh-online.de. Just went to the website and found this:

http://www.chromline.de/en/car-selec...roll-bars.html

They also have installation instructions. It looks like this is where the previous owner purchased all the chrome mods, but I can't find the plates that have the SLK...hope this helps!


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication
_________________________________________

Marykay
Moderator

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


Performance Modifications by Kleemann K2 with Piecha Power Converter
Wheels and Suspension by Brabus, Custom Big Brake Kit by Ceika
Body Styling, Lighting and Convenience by Piecha, ///AMG, Xclusive Car Concepts, Chrome-tec, WindRestrictor, Mods4Cars



To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


Sold...2001 SLK320 'Sweet Pea'
simplyslk is offline  
#8 Old 09-14-2013
Fanatical Member

 
Stinger's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: San Francisco Bay Area via the Central Coast
Vehicle: NOW SOLD - 2010 SLK-300 Special Edition (USA "Diamond White Edition", ROW "2LOOK Edition")
Other Toys: yes
Posts: 3,416
Country:
Chats: 1
Mentioned: 19 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 105 Post(s)
Thanks: 1,388
Thanked 689 Times in 487 Posts
Garage
Those instructions make the install look fairly easy. I was under the impression that changing out the roll bars is a very difficult task.

Steven

Legends of the Autobahn 2014, Pebble Beach, Ca. - First in Class, Performance and Motorsports and sold to SimplySLK
Stinger is offline  
#9 Old 09-15-2013
Registered Users
 
RoboRob's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: Vancouver, BC
Vehicle: 2002 SLK320 6 speed
Posts: 159
Country:
Chats: 0
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 17 Post(s)
Thanks: 8
Thanked 11 Times in 10 Posts
(Thread Starter)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Stinger View Post
Those instructions make the install look fairly easy. I was under the impression that changing out the roll bars is a very difficult task.
Ya, I'm worried I have to take apart the rear of the cabin just to access bolts. Not so sure I'm into that.

Thanks
RoboRob is offline  
#10 Old 09-15-2013
Registered Users
 
RoboRob's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: Vancouver, BC
Vehicle: 2002 SLK320 6 speed
Posts: 159
Country:
Chats: 0
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 17 Post(s)
Thanks: 8
Thanked 11 Times in 10 Posts
(Thread Starter)
Thanks all

Thanks all. Gonna have a closer look at installation and how un-invasive it is.

Thanks again.
RoboRob is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Lower Navigation
Go Back   Mercedes Benz SLK Forum > Mercedes Benz R170 SLK Class Cars > SLK R170 General Discussion

Bookmarks

Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Upload your files to MEGAUPLOAD
Upload your images to ImageShack

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Mercedes Benz SLK Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in











Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
chrome roll bars N4PWJ General Modifications R171 18 11-10-2014 06:52 PM
FS SLK R171 OEM Windbraker and Roll Bars cbre31 SLK Parts For Sale 5 04-10-2012 08:20 PM
dumb question - roll bars bobl SLK R171 General Discussion 5 06-16-2011 12:16 PM
Chrome Roll Bars SLK77 SLK R171 General Discussion 26 05-12-2011 11:46 AM
Help with replacing roll bars!! MDS General Modifications R171 8 02-03-2009 06:49 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome
 

Clubs, Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.