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Help needed!! Rear sub frame

Hi, my wife decided religiously following her sat nav up a dirty track in her slk was a good idea. Not so. Turns out her exploits (with potential corrosion problems too) have broken the rear sub frame. It's not a weld job so needs replacing. The car is 2005 so R171 but I'm only finding R170 sub frames around. Are the compatabe? Or a C Class subframe? Ideally need the part before pulling it to bits.
Any help and suggestions greatly appreciated.
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You can check the part numbers here https://slk-links.neocities.org/EPCLINKS.HTM

I doubt the 170 part will fit.
Not so sure of the C class?

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You going to need a 171 rear subframe
New circa Ł400-Ł600

Or look out for a late subframe second hand !
If second hand route get it painted / treated before fitment
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Ouch, sorry to hear. I never drive on gravel or dirt roads period.

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Give https://www.dronsfields.com/ a call or look on ebay. Those are cheap but not sure how good they are.
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