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post #1 of 22 (permalink) Old 03-27-2017, 06:09 AM Thread Starter
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Ok, having decided to go all Euro and ordered a new bumper. Its now time for the lights!

Managed to source a v good Mercedes OE supplier out here, and have been quoted $1061 per side for brand new assemblies from the factory (thats per side!! Ouch). I know there are refurbs out there for around $500+ a side, with varying degrees of quality. Now the money saved will always go a long way to other parts of the project. But I will be keeping the car, and I think part of me will always think I should have bought the new ones!!

So question is, has anyone else bought these new from the factory? and does this seem like a good quote? From my search it does, but just checking.........

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Are you sure, as far as I know Euro lights are no longer supplied by the factory.

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This was recently posted on a Facebook Page for 107's. Looks like a Genuine Mercedes part. Check out with the website Macarbon.com.


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Kernow101 if you can buy a new set of Euro headlights for $2122 then grab them. I have a strange penchant for sets of these headlights and your quoted price for new is the cheapest in years. Even very good condition sets sell for around the $2000 mark on ebay occasionally so if you're keeping your 107 grab them and think yourself a very lucky buyer.


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That is a good price. Discount dealers here show a price of over $1,100.00 each.
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PM me and maybe I can find some in brand new condition for you in my collection
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Ok, having decided to go all Euro and ordered a new bumper. Its now time for the lights!

Managed to source a v good Mercedes OE supplier out here, and have been quoted $1061 per side for brand new assemblies from the factory (thats per side!! Ouch). I know there are refurbs out there for around $500+ a side, with varying degrees of quality. Now the money saved will always go a long way to other parts of the project. But I will be keeping the car, and I think part of me will always think I should have bought the new ones!!

So question is, has anyone else bought these new from the factory? and does this seem like a good quote? From my search it does, but just checking.........

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Hopefully you've not made a decision yet.....

The dealer is giving you a decent wholesale price. Keep in mind that you'll still need to buy wiring for each headlight and all the bulbs etc. So you are looking at around $2800 to 3 or more depending on the wiring price. It varies between different markets. Also be prepared to wait for between one to five months. Unless Mercedes is showing inventory when you order, they tend to make them only when there are enough orders. Hence in our facebook post we had 3 sets. It took that many orders to get anything delivered. I do have one set in stock at this time. Set #2 went on this 380 this week at our shop. Attached are some before and after photos. We also modify them so you can drop the US market below-bumper blinkers - which looks better on US cars with euro bumpers.
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Thanks John,

Not made the purchase yet. They did have them on inventory through my supplier, but in the 2 days it took me to get back to him, the stock had gone. Now, as you say, I would have to but on back order. So am holding back for now, and focusing on some of the other projects!


Thanks for the info. I had your site on my radar already......
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So we've gotten to the point where a set of Euro bumpers and headlights are worth
more than the car?? Scary.
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