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Old 04-18-2011, 09:38 AM
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Single Slat grill for R230 SL

There's a particular web site that sells single slat grills as well as a few other styles for the 03-06 R230 SL. I used to have it but I can't seem to find it.

Does anyone know what I'm talking about? I'm pretty sure it's somewhat of a well known site, I'm just not able to locate it at the moment. I think they sell them around $250. The site has a black background.

Thanks in advance.
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I'm pretty sure the site you are referring to is called: eBay
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I'm pretty sure the site you are referring to is called: eBay
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The site has a black background.
Nope. While I appreciate the ebay link from post #2, I am still looking for this site as they sold other parts as well.
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I have a single fin grill from 55tech. The grill have good quality and fits and looks nice, but it do not work so good with the distronic. It works on and off, and I often get a message saying "clean the sensor".
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Anybody find a site for a 2007-2008 R230? I accidentally bought the one for the 2003-2006 and it absolutely doesn't fit.
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There's a particular web site that sells single slat grills as well as a few other styles for the 03-06 R230 SL. I used to have it but I can't seem to find it.

Does anyone know what I'm talking about? I'm pretty sure it's somewhat of a well known site, I'm just not able to locate it at the moment. I think they sell them around $250. The site has a black background.

Thanks in advance.
Here is a 1-bar sports grill from Chrome-Tec.

http://www.chrome-tec.com/shop/Merce...Look::834.html



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Here's the 55tech grill. It's with matte black vinyl, but it is the type with chrome fins.

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Is it easy to swap out?
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I have histrionic. I replaced star(straight swap out) with grill type and cut out the inside distronic works like a charm
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I honestly think the 3 slat sport grill on the 2007-2008 SL's look best.

The single slat grill can look great from some angles but really awkward from other angels.

That said, I have the single slat grill on my car.

I also think painting the 4 slat grill black (but leaving the emblem chrome) looks sick.

My old 2006 SL55 with painted grill:



My current 2004 SL600 with 1 slat grill (carbon fiber tape covers the chrome part of the slats):

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I agree on the oddness of the 1 slat and the three slat is best, just doesnt fit on my 05. Mine is actually painted black chrome ( dark grey) and REALLY looks good and makes star stand out, just thinking of a change.
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I'm gonna necro-bump this thread..

I just ordered a single slat grill from ebay, and wanted to put in a shameless plug for user jakuo. Despite some complications on my end with the order, everything was handled promptly and professionally. Shipping was extremely quick, Jason was a pleasure to deal with.

If you're looking for a single slat grill, hit him up:
http://stores.ebay.com/jakuo/MB-R230...=p4634.c0.m322
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http://stores.ebay.com/5th-gear

I'll post some pics once it's installed.

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Thumbs up i got the 55tech one too

i got the single slat grille from 55tech also....it fit and it went on in one minute...huge improvement in the looks department.....love it....
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Originally Posted by freakshoww View Post
I'm gonna necro-bump this thread..

I just ordered a single slat grill from ebay, and wanted to put in a shameless plug for user jakuo. Despite some complications on my end with the order, everything was handled promptly and professionally. Shipping was extremely quick, Jason was a pleasure to deal with.

If you're looking for a single slat grill, hit him up:
http://stores.ebay.com/jakuo/MB-R230...=p4634.c0.m322
or
http://stores.ebay.com/5th-gear

I'll post some pics once it's installed.

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55 Tech has several available, Black with chrome bar, Total Black and Full Chrome. Easiest mod you can make (four screws)!
Love the new look!
Just follow freakshoww's link.
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Somebody should make the newer 07 three-slats grille that will fit 03-06 model (the bottom one here):

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Here is a picture of my grill.

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Gene, it pains me how beautiful your car is! It's actually a big reason that I went with the single slat grill, and I'm also looking for CLK BS rims now..
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Somebody should make the newer 07 three-slats grille that will fit 03-06 model
The three-slats grille fits, if you replace the frontbumper too.
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Thanks Freakshoww. I love the way our new 911 drives but our SL is still my favroite looking car.
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Does anyone know who makes this grill?

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just bought the silver grill off ebay here.


They didn't make an option with black mesh so I painted it using Rustoleum Universal 2-in-1 spray paint (Primer + Paint)









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