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Offline twigren

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Fog lights and Horns
« on: April 06, 2018, 02:23:26 AM »
Dear friends,

Wonder if the fog lights are original equipment (or original aftermarket) for the 170s?
If so, what placement is right? Can see some owners have then at bumper but I can also find examples with a horizontal bar (painted or chromed), connecting the two wheel houses.

Also, some owners have the Bosch horns (chromed versions) mounted on the outside, Either at the bumper or the the bar as above.

Hope you can help 😀
Thomas Wigren
Mercedes-Benz 170S, 1951

Offline Henry Magno

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Re: Fog lights and Horns
« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2018, 12:43:53 PM »
I believe they were only standard for the Cab A. I think the mounting would have been with brackets clamped to the bumper brackets. I parted out a 170 S sedan many years ago that had this set up. The lights were 150mm Bosch, but I suspect more common would have been the 130mm size since that was the standard fitment for the Cab A.

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Re: Fog lights and Horns
« Reply #2 on: April 07, 2018, 04:23:51 PM »
thanks henry!

i found this one on the 170v forum, see below.

but i still wonder if/how the alternative "bar" was an original part?
also the horn...?

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Re: Fog lights and Horns
« Reply #3 on: April 08, 2018, 05:00:14 AM »
The "bar" does not show in the parts manual. I suspect this is a later addition. I mounted the fanfare horns in the space between the grill and radiator in my 300b and will do the same in the 170s.