CLK500 W209 prior design black body kit questions

Discussion in 'Bodywork' started by Fivehunnit, Jun 26, 2015.

  1. Fivehunnit

    Fivehunnit Active Member

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    Hi all, new to the forum :) In the not too distant future, I'm planning on getting the prior design black series body kit for my 52 reg CLK500 (W209), I've seen a really good post, one installed from start to finish but a question or two remains, what's an average price for a body shop to get their hands on this kit, paint and fit it (UK, Essex)? They come with the front fenders as a complete piece, however I'm unsure about the rear arches, from what I've seen they're just extension pieces that somehow need to be bonded to the existing arches, or am I missing something? If that's the case, the fuel filler door isn't the same shape and would be partly covered by the new arches, does the fuel filler door need to be cut before they're installed?
    Also, wheels? I'm wanting some that don't look lost inside the big arches, but don't rub round corners at the same time, I'm torn between the multi spoke or twin spoke or similar, what size would be good looking with the new body panels? I take it I would need spacers as well? I just don't want them to look tiny. Thanks in advance.
     
  2. AMGeed

    AMGeed Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Have you got a link to the bodykit?

    I wouldn't go higher than 19" on a CLK500. Get the right ET and you won't need spacers.
     
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    Fivehunnit

    Fivehunnit Active Member

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    gl boy MB Enthusiast

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    Nice looking kit , but when it's price on request I'm guessing your talking a loootttttt of pound notes :mad: , but good luck with your project if or when your start
     
  5. ghmahama

    ghmahama New Member

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    Did you do this in the end. This Is something I'm thinking about doing?
     

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