Date registered: Feb 2008
Vehicle: 2004 W220 (S430) ; 2001 R129 (SL500) Sport
Location: Alabama Gulf Coast--formerly Charlottesville, VA
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One alternative to having the star torn off would be to consider buying a MB medallion that sits flush with the bonnet. Short of taking a screwdriver to it, they are very difficult to steal. The medallion doesn't have the same impact as the star, so you may prefer to risk replacing the star periodically.
Welcome to the forum! Hardly anyone knows much when they get here, but the combination of reading and learning and working with the car you bought will bring you up to speed in no time.
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