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unesl 09-04-2007 09:54 PM

a few pics of my 88 560 SL and bumper change
 
Thought I would share some pictures of my bumper conversion...

http://gallery.mac.com/dessinllc#100001

POS 09-04-2007 11:35 PM

That's the second-best way an SL can look. Good job - I really like it.

andersbenz 09-04-2007 11:42 PM

Nice 107
 
Wow, sharp SL! Job well done.

jas2wa 09-05-2007 10:30 AM

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pos- What's the best way an SL can look then?!

unesl-

Your car now looks the way it was intended to look! Truly fantastic. Now matter how I try, I cannot convince myself that the US bumpers and lights look good. They just don't. Of course the euro bumpers don't offer the kind of parking lot protection that the US battering rams do-

unesl 09-05-2007 10:57 AM

I used to not worry before, but I now keep an eye out for the escalade driving woman, on the phone drinking a starbucks behind me...

I always wondered how many pounds my car lost with the conversion.




88 560 SL
95 E320

jas2wa 09-05-2007 03:09 PM

Watch out for minivans, too! I read somewhere that the weight difference between the US and euro versions was around 300 pounds- I bet the bumpers acount for a good bit of that.


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