Author Topic: Not Happy With The Look Of My USA Bumpers, Had To Make A Change  (Read 349 times)

Squiggle Dog

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I have a confession to make. I've been hiding something from you all for several years now and have to come clean. I know I've said in the past that I love my USA version bumpers and have defended them against people saying horrible things about them. So, I decided to modify my bumpers so they are closer to the way Mercedes intended for them to look.



Maybe now you guys actually have something to complain about!
« Last Edit: 14 April 2020, 10:19 AM by Squiggle Dog »
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Squiggle Dog

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Re: Not Happy With The Look Of My USA Bumpers, Had To Make A Change
« Reply #1 on: 14 April 2020, 10:24 AM »
As Mercedes intended.

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1980 W116 300SD Turbo Diesel, DB479 Walnut Brown, Sunroof, Heated Seats, 350,000+

raueda1

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Re: Not Happy With The Look Of My USA Bumpers, Had To Make A Change
« Reply #2 on: 16 April 2020, 07:17 AM »
Scott, you've been quiet for while.  Now we know where your creative energies have been focused.  Excellent work!
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Re: Not Happy With The Look Of My USA Bumpers, Had To Make A Change
« Reply #3 on: 17 April 2020, 01:22 AM »
Thats the spare parts tray.  It came optional on that model I believe?  ::)  It doubled up as a drip tray, so as to keep your driveway clean.

In later models they decided to take it "inside the cabin" and put one under each front seat.  As slide out trays they were so handy.

Feel free to ask me anytime about issues such this. Being locked down because of covid, has turned me into a know it all!   ;D ;D

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Oh, those are the South American bumpers. They start off as North American, but they extend much further.
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grace jones is yelling, get them off!
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