Premium Member 2001 SLK200K/2001 SLK320
It's been done a few timesAlso pulled out the center dash console to see what was behind and it seems that the best way to fit a double-din stereo is to utilise the existing structure and modify the console panel. At this stage I'm thinking I might make a new one out of thin MDF or plywood and cover it in carbon fibre wrap.
@whizpup uk 's thread here for some nice pics and inspiration:
Just thought I should drop a quick post about installing a double DIN head unit in my 1999 R710. I was nervous at first but soon discovered I could do it pretty easily, without causing irreversible damage to the car. The only thing really trashed is the bezel panel from the work. If you wanted...
and then pick up @Dave2302 's thread on page 2 here for more inspiration and lengthy explanations:
Well, we all know that they sold every car they could build for the first four years and there was no need to go beyond the SLK230K, but as the queues grow shorter, add the V6, add the manual V6, add the woodgrain dash, add electric seats, add a few more options. But when it comes to the top...