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Where did you get your body kit? I am looking to do that same body style. I have the exact same 2016 cla 250 base model.
 

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God...how much did you waste on dressing a pig
Guessing it wasnt cheap - personally would have just spent my money on a better car period.
 

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Where did you get your body kit? I am looking to do that same body style. I have the exact same 2016 cla 250 base model.
I bought the bumpers used off of eBay Germany, the side skirts I found at a junkyard, the diffusers and spoiler was bought used off of forums

God...how much did you waste on dressing a pig
Guessing it wasnt cheap - personally would have just spent my money on a better car period.
This was my first ever car so I want to keep it like a trophy, just something to motivate me personally, I had this for about 3 years, and a lot has changed, so yeah. It's really not expensive if you know where to buy the parts, I got most parts like bumpers /headlights in near perfect condition at auctions and even junkyards. For aftermarket parts like exhaust, diffusers, wheels, etc, I bought it used off of forums just like this. My front bumper cost me $150 compared brand new like around $700. Never been to the dealership once. I also don't have to pay for labor since I installed everything on my own besides coding in the LED headlights.
 

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where did you get the two front vents (not the fake 250 facelift vents) the two horizontal vents below the headlights
I found a wholesaler on mbworld forum selling for 100 including shipping, I actually have an extra set that is carbon fiber, would you be interested in them?
 

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The car is looking very sleek, I like it!

You'd might be mistaken for a 45 at this rate. Maybe you're trying to do that, who knows?
 

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Who / where for the LED coding?
There's plenty of shops that do coding for headlights if you search on Instagram (out of all places lol), stay away from the Chinese/Taiwanese shops though, they're the most unreasonable with prices. I forgot who the person was, but I dm'd him and paid $200 for it all, and he did it via TeamViewer, only thing I can remember was he's from Dubai lol.
 

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There's plenty of shops that do coding for headlights if you search on Instagram (out of all places lol), stay away from the Chinese/Taiwanese shops though, they're the most unreasonable with prices. I forgot who the person was, but I dm'd him and paid $200 for it all, and he did it via TeamViewer, only thing I can remember was he's from Dubai lol.
Thats interesting ... and you had the multiplexer and computer at your end already I presume?
Wonder if the prices for the LED headlamp units have gotten any better?
 

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Dude I love the new look!! Thanks for sharing. Two questions. Is that a vinyl wrap? Wondering how it’s holding up. Good ones cost a couple of grand and up right. Also, noticed you have one (possibly two) dash cams. What’s the specs/ brand on those. How are they holding up and why did you add them.
 

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Thats interesting ... and you had the multiplexer and computer at your end already I presume?
Wonder if the prices for the LED headlamp units have gotten any better?
I posted on a local Mercedes enthusiast facebook group asking to borrow the c4 tool + vediamo and xentry laptop. And for the prices of the headlights, I just looked it up on ebay.de and they are about 400 euros including the modules, if you buy it without modules, you'll need to get 4 in total, 2 in each headlight.
 

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Dude I love the new look!! Thanks for sharing. Two questions. Is that a vinyl wrap? Wondering how it’s holding up. Good ones cost a couple of grand and up right. Also, noticed you have one (possibly two) dash cams. What’s the specs/ brand on those. How are they holding up and why did you add them.
thanks, and no it's not a wrap! It looks exactly like wrapped but it's plastidip, I bought a DYI kit with a sprayer for $400 during a sale from https://www.dipyourcar.com/ , they're having a black friday / cyber monday sale for 25% off currently. it's a bit controversal to plastidip a damn mercedes, but this is some really premium stuff and not the plastidip quality you get out of a spray can. as a college student on a budget, this does the job for the looks and paint protection, and you can peel it off like vinyl if you decide to get rid of it. it's been on the car since september and no signs of peeling or anything. every once in a while you just got to spray the dip protection coat onto it and wipe all the panels with a towel, that way it keeps it's strength and shine. some shops offer to do the spraying for you for like $2000, but this is super easy, I did it in my garage myself in about 13 hours. here's a video of the product I used

for the dash cam, I believe it's called Vantrue N2 Pro. It's pretty good and I just leave it plugged in and forget about it, easily review any footages if anything ever happens. and the other thing I got is a Escort Passport radar detector
 

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I posted on a local Mercedes enthusiast facebook group asking to borrow the c4 tool + vediamo and xentry laptop. And for the prices of the headlights, I just looked it up on ebay.de and they are about 400 euros including the modules, if you buy it without modules, you'll need to get 4 in total, 2 in each headlight.
Wow borrowing the setup via FB? Cool!
Prices arent too bad ...
 

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thanks, and no it's not a wrap! It looks exactly like wrapped but it's plastidip, I bought a DYI kit with a sprayer for $400 during a sale from https://www.dipyourcar.com/ , they're having a black friday / cyber monday sale for 25% off currently. it's a bit controversal to plastidip a damn mercedes, but this is some really premium stuff and not the plastidip quality you get out of a spray can. as a college student on a budget, this does the job for the looks and paint protection, and you can peel it off like vinyl if you decide to get rid of it. it's been on the car since september and no signs of peeling or anything. every once in a while you just got to spray the dip protection coat onto it and wipe all the panels with a towel, that way it keeps it's strength and shine. some shops offer to do the spraying for you for like $2000, but this is super easy, I did it in my garage myself in about 13 hours. here's a video of the product I used

for the dash cam, I believe it's called Vantrue N2 Pro. It's pretty good and I just leave it plugged in and forget about it, easily review any footages if anything ever happens. and the other thing I got is a Escort Passport radar detector
Does it snow at your location? If so, how well does it fare?
 
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