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Old 08-07-2003, 12:38 PM
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Parts Help Please (UK Only)

Hi all,

I am after some advice on where to purchase the following parts for my 1989 500SEL. MOT failure

I need :-

Right hand side front downpipe
Centre exhaust (next piece back from downpipes 2 in, 2 out)
Prop shaft coupling rubbers

These parts are so exspensive, does anyone know a company who sells them cheap ?


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Old 08-08-2003, 11:57 AM
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You can try Mercman in Southampton. They are a ... Mercedes breakers. Eurocarparts may do exhaust pieces. Parts are expensive but they last a very long time. Unless you are planning to keep the car for a year or so I'd recommend OE.

(in Bath)
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Old 08-08-2003, 12:37 PM
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Also try they have dealerships all over the Kingdom. I always stop at one of their stores when I am in the UK. Their website is a little flaky sometimes, they only just recently went web and they're still working out the bugs I guess.
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Old 08-08-2003, 12:45 PM
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Eurocarparts does sell exhaust parts. They're prices do seem reasonable to me. ANy of you UK members know much about Mercedes commerical vans? If so, send me a PM so I can ask you some questions.
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Old 08-08-2003, 12:49 PM
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I reccommend Mercman too - he's VERY knowledgable, and prices are ok too. Best going with someone who know the marque, than a store that "can stock what you want"...



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