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90077merc

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License Plate/Bracket Screws
« on: 12 November 2021, 08:22 PM »
I am going to get security screws made for mounting a license plate. I read online that the size is M6-1.0 x 1/2 inch. Is that right? Also is that the same size screw as mounting screw for the front license plate frame? I searched the service manuals and specs but that information isn’t there.
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Re: License Plate/Bracket Screws
« Reply #1 on: 13 November 2021, 12:29 PM »
You'll have to tell the readers if your cars has Euro bumpers or U.S. bumpers.  The answers to your questions are subjective to this needed information.  Though, the thread pitch for the rear screws is correct. 
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Re: License Plate/Bracket Screws
« Reply #2 on: 13 November 2021, 12:45 PM »
Ah sorry, I forgot. US Bumpers.
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Re: License Plate/Bracket Screws
« Reply #3 on: 15 November 2021, 05:41 AM »
The front U.S. plate is a different breed all around....what parts are you needing, exactly?  (picture below)
1966 250se coupe`, black/dark green leather
1970 600 midnight blue/parchment leather
1971 300sel 6.3, papyrus white/dark red leather
1971 280sel Black/black leather
1973 300sel 4.5, silver blue metallic/blue leather
1976 280s astral silver/blue MB Tex

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Re: License Plate/Bracket Screws
« Reply #4 on: 15 November 2021, 08:23 PM »
Parts 83 through 88. Although the two sides  look different..
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Re: License Plate/Bracket Screws
« Reply #5 on: 16 November 2021, 06:55 PM »
Well, I'll just list everything.  The sides aren't really different, either.  One set holds the plate to the frame, and the other set holds the frame to the bumper. 

80 threaded rubber bushing 116-810-06-14 two needed

82 Frame, Part number 107-817-01-11

83 Screw, 304017-005007, two needed

84 Washer, 000125-006103, two needed

6x16mm screw (not shown) 304017-006016, two needed

84D spacer, 107-987-01-42, four are needed

85 Nut, 000-990-40-67, two needed

86 Screw, 000085-005166, two needed

87 Washer, 000137-005203, four needed

88 Nut, 000-990-39-37, four needed

89 Screw, 000085-005151, four needed

94 Spacer, 107-987-01-42, four needed


If you need new riveted nuts, (colloquially called "nut-serts"), which are in the rear tail panel to hold the rear license plate on, that are part number is 126-990-04-58. 

Hope this was helpful.
1966 250se coupe`, black/dark green leather
1970 600 midnight blue/parchment leather
1971 300sel 6.3, papyrus white/dark red leather
1971 280sel Black/black leather
1973 300sel 4.5, silver blue metallic/blue leather
1976 280s astral silver/blue MB Tex

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Re: License Plate/Bracket Screws
« Reply #6 on: 16 November 2021, 08:18 PM »
Thank you! What is that screenshot of so I can be halfway self sufficient?  ;)
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Re: License Plate/Bracket Screws
« Reply #7 on: 17 November 2021, 01:45 PM »
It's a picture of my computer screen I took with my phone.  It's the Mercedes-Benz Xentry portal, or their version of EPC (Electronic Parts Catalog). 
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1970 600 midnight blue/parchment leather
1971 300sel 6.3, papyrus white/dark red leather
1971 280sel Black/black leather
1973 300sel 4.5, silver blue metallic/blue leather
1976 280s astral silver/blue MB Tex

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Re: License Plate/Bracket Screws
« Reply #8 on: 18 November 2021, 06:49 AM »
The poor man's version is https://nemigaparts.com/cat_spares/epc/mercedes/  though very lacking in showing all part numbers or any usage info.
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