CKS aftermarket grills - equal quality to genuine?

Discussion in 'Bodywork' started by cws196, Jan 16, 2020.

  1. cws196

    cws196 Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Anyone done a side-by-side comparison and can tell me what quality is like on the grills CKS supply?
     
  2. AMGeed

    AMGeed MB Club Veteran

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    I haven't, but CKS buy a lot of their aftermarket parts from the US , China and Taiwan and charge a markup along with any duty and postage they have to incur.
     
  3. kianok

    kianok Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    I had one on my w204 from CKS for about three years.

    Fit and finish was fine.
     
  4. ash59fifty-uk

    ash59fifty-uk Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    CKS redistribute some OEM Mb parts from Germany, and whack a premium on it

    The aftermarket stuff from Asia is available from Asia cheaper as again, they just whack a premium on
     
  5. jonnymerc

    jonnymerc Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Rup328 New Member

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    Ditto
     
  7. Gazwould

    Gazwould Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Just got one second hand , not fitted yet , only reason was original contributed to too much silver going on and needed contrast .

    Like so, albeit pre facelift .
    [​IMG]

    And will look like .

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