W460 headlamp surrounds

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hniblett
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Hi All, 

I'm looking for some new/good second hand headlamp surrounds? mine are very crusty and barely hanging on. Any suggestions? 

Cheers

Hagar

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Re: W460 headlamp surrounds

Message for you on your email and PM

panzer
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Re: W460 headlamp surrounds

There are now plastic ones available from MB that replace the rubber ones.

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Re: W460 headlamp surrounds

If it is the rubber ones you are after, then furnish me your full chassis  number. My will enquiry for this will be Austria.

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Re: W460 headlamp surrounds
 £            28.00 A 461 880 01 40:  COVERING (VERKLEIDUNG) (kg): 0.39;  plastic headlight surround Left
 £            28.00 A 461 880 02 40: 

COVERING (VERKLEIDUNG) (kg): 0.39;  plastic headlight surround Right

Prices from 10 years ago 

The 460 ones are rubber bonded to a steel backing plate which corrodes until the rubber falls off. Better/more robust but prone to weathering to a velvet matt.

The 461 plastics ones are lighter by a 1kg each! They have a pimpled texture. I had to close up the wing hanging hooks a little to get them to be level with the wing top and use a washer in with the securing screws. Easy to paint after you have sanded them down but no doubt will break before the rubber ones.