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Powerflex

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Is this window genuine
« on: October 01, 2021, 11:25:15 »
I am wanting to change the left hand side window because it is scratched due to a poorly adjusted winder mechanism.

I was going to order a Mercedes one but I have these marks on both windows and wondered if it was aftermarket.

If so I'll order both sides to match

Any ideas?

Jonny B

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Re: Is this window genuine
« Reply #1 on: October 01, 2021, 15:02:44 »
On my 1970 280 SL, both windows have the Sekurit logo as you show in your photo.
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Re: Is this window genuine
« Reply #2 on: October 01, 2021, 15:29:58 »
Can you get replacement glass with that logo?
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Re: Is this window genuine
« Reply #3 on: October 01, 2021, 16:47:52 »
Apparently light scratches can be removed with a compound called cerium oxide, never tried it myself, although i keep meaning to try it on one of my windows

There are mobile companies who can remove deeper scratches, although i don't know how successful they are

Shame to replace original glass if it can be polished
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Re: Is this window genuine
« Reply #4 on: October 01, 2021, 17:16:34 »
Today you get the MB star logo on the window glass.
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Re: Is this window genuine
« Reply #5 on: October 02, 2021, 02:14:53 »
Yes, glass with light scratches can be easily polished and there are many DIY kits to do so. It just takes time and patience. I didn’t think you could get the Sekurit logo on replacement glass. Only the MB logo. Ok if that is the only option you have.   
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Re: Is this window genuine
« Reply #6 on: October 04, 2021, 05:16:13 »
yes. 100% genuine. I would try to polish first. you can only be original once.

just my thoughts.
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