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pre 99 and post 99 body differences?

Does anyone know if the body panels, bumpers side skirts etc will fit from the earlier production cars (before 99) and the later production cars (post 99). Here is my plan, I have a 93 SL500 with AMG body kit and wheels and I want to buy a newer 1999 or later vehicle with the 113 engine and swap over the mark 1 body kit. After that I want to install a 113 supercharged motor out of a AMG 55 sedan, making one of the baddest and easiest to maintain 500HP/500lb/ft of torque R129's on the road
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Many have Swopped the other way round so I think there would be no problem
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Nice car!
Bumper & sideskirts mountings are almost the same on pre-1994 & post-1994 cars. 'Almost' - because on pre-1994 cars rear bumper is attached by 4 bolts while post-1994 cars have only 2 bolts in stock AFAIK. Nevertheless all cars have 4 bolting holes in rear bumper bar on the body so no problems for swapping.

One point to be mentioned for such retrofit is that newer cars have slightly different hardtop design (more curved lines) which can discord with brutal angular AMG Mk.I body kit.
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Man is that one great looking car. I cant wait until I can install my new springs and shocks
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it's simple
post '99 were awesome!
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Does anyone know if the body panels, bumpers side skirts etc will fit from the earlier production cars (before 99) and the later production cars (post 99). Here is my plan, I have a 93 SL500 with AMG body kit and wheels and I want to buy a newer 1999 or later vehicle with the 113 engine and swap over the mark 1 body kit. After that I want to install a 113 supercharged motor out of a AMG 55 sedan, making one of the baddest and easiest to maintain 500HP/500lb/ft of torque R129's on the road
lol, a dreamer....
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not that hard bro, seeing as I am a MB factory tech you clown
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Yikes, that got ugly fast, lol
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Cant stand bonehead comments like the last one, guy firmly wedges his foot in his cake hole when he doesnt know who he is talking to or about. Thanks to the rest of you for your helpful information, that is all I was seeking.
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Why do you think i want to purchase a post 99 car? 113 already installed? Obviously your reading comprehension is not very strong, did you graduate high school? Hope I didn't use too many syllables for you, good luck with your reading skills in the future, as I previously said "guy firmly wedges foot in cake hole again"

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