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My 2019 Project - STAY TUNED FOR UPDATES

So on the 1st day of the year, she arrived.
1999 in Smoke Silver and Beige Saffron Interior.

I'm still not sure what the interior wood trim is, I'm guessing it's light walnut.


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UPDATE #1

Secured a great set of 18" AMG Two Piece Wheels
OEM AMG 2nd Generation Body Kit
Xenon Lights
AMG Fog Lights
Clear Side Lights

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UPDATE #2

Secured a brand new OEM 2nd Generation R129 AMG Muffler
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UPDATE #3

Secured the following:

1. AMG Steering Wheel in Birds Eye Maple
2. European Cluster in Kilometers
3. AMG Shift Knob in Birds Eye Maple

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UPDATE #4

The Roof fabric wasn't exactly in a good shape so I had that replaced. Makes the car look different!


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Lol, it looks like you did all this in 3 hours. Let us know how attaching that front bumper goes.

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The Roof fabric wasn't exactly in a good shape so I had that replaced. Makes the car look different!

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The bumper attaches very easily with 4 bolts.

Two in the center just inboard of the lights and 2 on the corners after you remove the black forward wheelhouse covers.

The photos didn't show the inside of he front bumper cover, but you have everything you need as all the inner structure can be harvested from your existing bumper. Piece of cake.

The "hardest" part is changing out the chassis electrical connectors for the fog lights.

You should have the 1 piece exhaust setup, so bolting on that muffler will require you to section your existing exhaust system just before the muffler and weld on a 3 inch flange.
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I've heard the aftermarket front bumpers have issues fitting

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The bumper attaches very easily with 4 bolts.

Two in the center just inboard of the lights and 2 on the corners after you remove the black forward wheelhouse covers.

The photos didn't show the inside of he front bumper cover, but you have everything you need as all the inner structure can be harvested from your existing bumper. Piece of cake.

The "hardest" part is changing out the chassis electrical connectors for the fog lights.

You should have the 1 piece exhaust setup, so bolting on that muffler will require you to section your existing exhaust system just before the muffler and weld on a 3 inch flange.
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I don't think that's an aftermarket front bumper cover.
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Small hint: AMG did not use Birdseye maple.
What they used is called it dark birch (similar color and structure, but no "eyes")

And in case you dont want to spent the effort to adapt your exhaust system and want to sell your muffler again, let me know. Yours seems to me in a better shape than mine ;-)

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