Author Topic: Early Red/Clear/Red Taillights  (Read 976 times)

fin230sl

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Early Red/Clear/Red Taillights
« on: July 18, 2022, 16:10:02 »
Looking for early taillight assemblies with red/clear/red lens for both sides of my -64 230sl. Repros on the market not really up to quality, so if anyone has NOS lights in “like new” condition and willing to sell, please let me know.

Also interested if someone knows where to get a proper repro that is bonded together as the originals. I have one from Authentic Classics but I’m not 100% satisfied with it.
Pete
1964 230SL

dirkbalter

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Re: Early Red/Clear/Red Taillights
« Reply #1 on: July 18, 2022, 17:50:44 »
I bought mine from Vintage Europarts a while back. They were selling cheaper and more expensive ones. The cheaper ones, I send back. The more expensive ones are OK but not perfect either.
Not sure if that helps.
Dirk
66 230 SL
70 280 SEL
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fin230sl

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Re: Early Red/Clear/Red Taillights
« Reply #2 on: July 18, 2022, 18:38:02 »
Thanks Dirk. They seem to now only have what they call “B quality” set so unfortunately no joy…
Pete
1964 230SL

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Re: Early Red/Clear/Red Taillights
« Reply #3 on: July 19, 2022, 00:46:59 »
Contact me via PM for details and pics. Please provide your email there. I think I have couple of very good sets.
Igor
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Re: Early Red/Clear/Red Taillights
« Reply #5 on: August 12, 2022, 04:07:44 »
The ebay item referenced is the left side.  Note that the right side is also available from this seller.  (A mere $1,800 OBO for the pair.)

            -David
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fin230sl

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Re: Early Red/Clear/Red Taillights
« Reply #6 on: August 12, 2022, 15:07:10 »
Thanks 280slover and David
Pete
1964 230SL

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Re: Early Red/Clear/Red Taillights
« Reply #7 on: November 18, 2022, 22:43:36 »
I have a set of early red tail lights if you are still looking?

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Re: Early Red/Clear/Red Taillights
« Reply #8 on: November 20, 2022, 03:47:14 »
I have a set of early red tail lights if you are still looking?

Thanks, will send pm
Pete
1964 230SL