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Will an R170 SLK200 Head Rest Wind Deflector fit an R171 (it's the basic fabric one supplied with the car)?
you talking mesh?

no

both r170 and r171 had 2 versions of mesh

prefacelift and facelift

so no
 

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Will an R170 SLK200 Head Rest Wind Deflector fit an R171 (it's the basic fabric one supplied with the car)?
For comfort at 70mph and still being able to talk to Your passenger the best wind deflector for the R171 is the Plastic OEM one, un-fortunately they are so good that that sell for £250 to £300 ebay... :|
 

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I've got a deflector fitted to my SLK 170 that is full width and lower than the boot/trunk line. This gives the very best in sealing and wind deflection. It has a Mercedes logo and has programmable illumination for night use. It didn't cost anything like the amount quoted. Just be patient and search the Internet. A word of warning, though. There is an inferior version that is thinner in section and is flimsy, especially at speed. The screen I have is about 7 mm thick and is very robust.

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Thanks for this useful info. I'll look around.

For comfort at 70mph and still being able to talk to Your passenger the best wind deflector for the R171 is the Plastic OEM one, un-fortunately they are so good that that sell for £250 to £300 ebay... :|
 

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Yes indeed, any more precise info?

I've got a deflector fitted to my SLK 170 that is full width and lower than the boot/trunk line. This gives the very best in sealing and wind deflection. It has a Mercedes logo and has programmable illumination for night use. It didn't cost anything like the amount quoted. Just be patient and search the Internet. A word of warning, though. There is an inferior version that is thinner in section and is flimsy, especially at speed. The screen I have is about 7 mm thick and is very robust.

David
Do You have a picture, by any chance..??

Agree that the R171 OEM version is expensive, but having move up to the R172 - Even with My little mod that I've done, the "Air Guards" are poor in comparison.... :frown:
 

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Thanks for the pic Trev, I was wondering what it looked like.

£20 plus postage will be fine - if I can find it!
£20...!! <img src="http://www.slkworld.com/images/SLKWorld_2014/smilies/tango_face_surprise.png" border="0" alt="" title="EEK! Surprise!" class="inlineimg" />
Think I know where mine is - I'll offer You £30 to take it off My hands....!! <img src="http://www.slkworld.com/images/SLKWorld_2014/smilies/tango_face_devil.png" border="0" alt="" title="Devil" class="inlineimg" />
This is what the R171 Fabric Wind Deflector looks like:


Though to be fair, it would make the R171 Cabin far more comfortable now winter has arrived here...
>> More Pics: Accessories for the Mercedes Benz SLK 2005-2011 R171
 

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Do you still want me to dig around, or are you taking up Trev on his freebie?

I don' t want to step in the middle, but if when all is said and done you still have it, I would gladly take it off your hands. (of course remitting the requisite price and S&H) :smile:
 

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Good question

Terminal,

I've asked Trev to clarify (I thought he was just kidding), so we should perhaps wait until he confirms his intentions, but I would still assume I will want yours 0:)

Richard

Do you still want me to dig around, or are you taking up Trev on his freebie?
 

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Terminal,

I've asked Trev to clarify (I thought he was just kidding), so we should perhaps wait until he confirms his intentions, but I would still assume I will want yours 0:)

Richard
OK, let me know - it's just that my dad broke his hip last week and I'm busier than a cat burying $**t at the moment, so won't deconstruct my garage if you're sorted!
 

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Not to get in anyone's way but if possible, I would like to get on the waiting list for one (LOL). I just got my SLK280 this past Monday and it doesn't have one.
 

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Not to get in anyone's way but if possible, I would like to get on the waiting list for one (LOL). I just got my SLK280 this past Monday and it doesn't have one.

and you looked behind the seats and under the cover over the spare tire? :D
 
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