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I thought the wheels looked a little tucked under the arches so ordered up some hub centric spacers.
Got a pair of 15mm to try down one side to see it they sat the wheels right,have to say it improves it a lot in my eyes,I always like the wheels level with the arches.
Ordered the other set so I'll post some rear views up when they land next week.
Need to sort some kind of mudflaps out as after 900 miles I'm already showing tiny stonechips on the leading edges of the wings,tried Mercedes today and they don't do them for the 43.



 

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Looks good Millduu, if you sort mudflaps let me know as I would like to fit some.
 

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I'm looking into this Phil,they list the fronts with side steps but not for the 43.I may take the plunge and see if they fit.
Other than that I was looking at some rally style flat ones and cut a shape just to fill the gap - I'll keep you posted.
 

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Thanks Millduu, can't believe that MB don't make something they can charge for.
 

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That looks awesome! Really like that.

So 15 at the front, and what did you use at the back?

And yes I know what you mean regarding the stones coming up. It is actually a good think that the plastic arch extenders are well plastic as I don't think mine will last three years. They are already rather rough and pitted.....It will be interesting to learn whether it will be any worse with the hub extenders.

PS. Did the original lug nuts fits correctly?
 

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That looks awesome! Really like that.

So 15 at the front, and what did you use at the back?

And yes I know what you mean regarding the stones coming up. It is actually a good think that the plastic arch extenders are well plastic as I don't think mine will last three years. They are already rather rough and pitted.....It will be interesting to learn whether it will be any worse with the hub extenders.

PS. Did the original lug nuts fits correctly?
15mm allround JP,just waiting on the other pair to come to get them all put on.They come with extended bolts 60mm long instead of the standard 45mm.
Spacers are black alloy so you don't notice them,bolts are silver so I've got some plastice covers for them.
 

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Definite visual improvement in the stance by completely filling out those wheel arches, Millduu. I shoehorned in wider rear tyres on our Harley-Davidson V-Rods and the improvement was immense and definitely worth it even though I had to attack the mudguard mounting rails with an angle grinder to obtain full tyre clearance. The only caveat with the 15mm spacers may be a refusal to replace wheel bearings under warranty should they prematurely fail. And, of course, your insurance company will need to be notified of the modification or they will play the "not to OEM specification" card in the event of a claim. Back in the day I fitted ridiculously long stud spacers to my ridiculously wide wheels so I could completely fill my stupidly wide wheel arch extensions. Inevitably it all ended in tears when the studs sheared. Aaah, the exuberance and naivety of youth :rolleyes:
 

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Seeing an GLC like this really has me thinking of how it'll look once lowered a bit since thats the next best thing you can do.

The right amount of poke with enough lowering goes a long way.
 
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