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Old 12-01-2012, 09:01 PM
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Wedged between the frame and body, right rear is a dust cover part # A 163 988 00 35 which according to MB parts on line is a dust cover. It is a black dome that has three bolt covers Where did it come from?

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EPC shows nothing for that part number. Are you sure that is the right number?
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Old 12-02-2012, 11:48 AM
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The part number is A 163 988 00 35 Google search reveals it is a dust cover. But from where?
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Weird...It's a valid number in the database but it doesn't show up in the catalog. +1 for pics...
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This is the closest I could get to what you are referring to. It protects the adjustment screw for the torsion bar/front spring.
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This is the closest I could get to what you are referring to. It protects the adjustment screw for the torsion bar/front spring.
That part does not come up in the catalog.
I assume it is part of a kit/assembly or discontinued.

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Originally Posted by PelicanParts.com View Post
That part does not come up in the catalog.
I assume it is part of a kit/assembly or discontinued.

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The part and its number comes straight from EPC net, M/B on-line parts list.

What catalogue are you referring to?
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Old 12-17-2012, 12:29 AM
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The part and its number comes straight from EPC net, M/B on-line parts list.

What catalog are you referring to?
Yes, I have EPC, and cross checked the part number = it is a valid MB#.

We have access to a lot catalogs, but in this case I was referring to the MB price catalog.

If it was a valid stand alone part, it would have come up with a listing/price.

Usually:
* This means MB only offers it as part of a KIT or assembly.
* The part is no longer available through MB.

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Originally Posted by PelicanParts.com View Post
Usually:
* This means MB only offers it as part of a KIT or assembly.
* The part is no longer available through MB.

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M/B is very precise when it comes to parts and their numbers. If it was included in a kit, the part would look exactly like #68 or #70.

If it was discontinued it would so state.

Did you ever consider the possibility that it was mistakenly excluded from the price list?
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It is the plastic cover for the upper shock mount on the rear . Please see attached PDF . Figure # 75p
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You guys did all this work and the OP only posted twice, 15 days ago, with no pictures which would have made all the difference in Id'ing this part.
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M/B is very precise when it comes to parts and their numbers. If it was included in a kit, the part would look exactly like #68 or #70.

If it was discontinued it would so state.

Did you ever consider the possibility that it was mistakenly excluded from the price list?
Yes, I did consider a data entry error, which is why I qualified my answer.

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You guys did all this work and the OP only posted twice, 15 days ago, with no pictures which would have made all the difference in Id'ing this part.
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Yes I understand that Mike, but the tail end of this thread was about parts and their nomenclature and nothing more.
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