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Looking for plastic pins for trunk cover R171

I am looking for plastic pin that connects the plastic trunk cover (R171).

I attached a picture as a reference. The local dealer contacted MB USA and MB USA told them I can only order the entire trunk cover which costs $500. I just need two plastic pins. The bigger pins that hold the other arms (that are available from MB) do not fit in the hole.

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post your vin and we can look in epc to see if the pins have separate part numbers. if they do you should be able to order them separately from mb or online


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It looks like MB is correct. looks like it is one piece

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There's a guy selling a wrecked 55 for parts right now. See if you can get the pins from him.
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Great idea Durkman!!


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There's a guy selling a wrecked 55 for parts right now. See if you can get the pins from him.
Thanks!!! I just PMed the guy; hopefully, I can get the pins from him.
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There was a thread on this with the part nos.

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I think different part Eddy.
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Link: https://www.slkworld.com/slk-r171-gen...stic-pins.html

Using after market panel screws instead of OEM part: https://www.slkworld.com/ask-dansslk/...und-trunk.html

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I could be wrong and probably am Doctor but it looks like his pic is of divider and not the hinge part


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I could be wrong and probably am Doctor but it looks like his pic is of divider and not the hinge part
I think it is the part inside the red circle on post #1.

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makes sense, then part 530 should be able to be purchased separately and that is what he needs?


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makes sense, then part 530 should be able to be purchased separately and that is what he needs?
He did mention "plastic pin that connects the plastic trunk cover (R171)."

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surprised then that mb dealer did not give him a price or part number then instead of trying to sell him the whole trunk divider

A 000 991 51 40 9051 EXPANSION RIVET
PARTITION PANEL TO BRACKET
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Hi,
This diagram is great as i can see an item which is missing which i bought the car.
I found it out when my boot separator on the left side fell off and then realise that the fastener or rivet the holds the left hinge of the boot separator missing and i think the part is no. 530 of the diagram.
I have been trying to get one but to no avail and hope you can advise me where i can order it and the exact part no. .
Thank you in advance.
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Hi,
This diagram is great as i can see an item which is missing which i bought the car.
I found it out when my boot separator on the left side fell off and then realise that the fastener or rivet the holds the left hinge of the boot separator missing and i think the part is no. 530 of the diagram.
I have been trying to get one but to no avail and hope you can advise me where i can order it and the exact part no. .
Thank you in advance.
see your welcome thread for complete part list

530** A 000 991 51 40 9051** EXPANSION RIVET EXPANSION RIVET
PARTITION PANEL TO BRACKET

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I've noticed a lot of people are having issues with the plastic pivot
pin associated with the partition panel (including myself)
Now I know this fix won't satisfy the purists who wish to keep
their car original but I like to tinker and look for alternative options.
Remove the pin, run an 8mm tap through the hole, screw in a 35mm
long st/st button head socket head bolt. The thread in the plastic will
not be very long or deep so be careful (it doesn't need to be tight)
I think it makes a tidy alternative.
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I've noticed a lot of people are having issues with the plastic pivot
pin associated with the partition panel (including myself)
Now I know this fix won't satisfy the purists who wish to keep
their car original but I like to tinker and look for alternative options.
Remove the pin, run an 8mm tap through the hole, screw in a 35mm
long st/st button head socket head bolt. The thread in the plastic will
not be very long or deep so be careful (it doesn't need to be tight)
I think it makes a tidy alternative.
also:

https://www.slkworld.com/slk-r171-cla...ider-pegs.html


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