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New front grille mesh

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Does anyone know where to buy/have a part code for the front grille mesh for the 55 AMG? A pheasant decided to run in to the road and bend mine last night!

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sounds familiar

https://www.slkworld.com/slk-r171-gen...down-road.html


see if the part number is in the thread


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ventilation screen central a1718851253 from my thread post 14

your vin says though A 171 885 00 53**

1253 might be updated replacement part


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Be advised that this is a $540 part. I ended up un-bending mine instead of getting a new one. It's not hard and if you spend some time on it, it will look pretty much indistinguishable from the new item.

If any of the retaining clips broke off, that is A 002 988 5181 and they are $6 each.
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True that. see my cat thread above. I also unbent mine after cat hit it n i ran it over (the mesh, not the cat)


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Be advised that this is a $540 part. I ended up un-bending mine instead of getting a new one. It's not hard and if you spend some time on it, it will look pretty much indistinguishable from the new item.

If any of the retaining clips broke off, that is A 002 988 5181 and they are $6 each.
More value for money pricing from MB....


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