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Tolerance gap

Discussion in 'AMG' started by Bart Simpson, May 21, 2020.

Does anybody know the Mercedes tolerance gap, I have heard its +/- 1MM, is that correct?

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  1. Bart Simpson

    Bart Simpson New Member

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    I have a new AMG C43 Convertible Mercedes, I noticed that many of the panels (and trim) are not aligned, sometimes by +/- 5mm! Does anybody know the Mercedes tolerance gap, I have heard its +/- 1MM, is that correct?

    Anybody else heard of a car that is +/- 5mm out?
     
  2. Wighty

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    Only on a car that’s had an accident ?
    I would be speaking to the dealer
     
  3. KennyN

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    5mm is a serious bit of mis-alignment and blatantly obvious , did you inspect the vehicle prior to purchase or did you buy it online as this method seems to be getting more popular now-a-days.

    What panels are you talking about specifically.

    K
     
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  5. GAD Tuning LTD

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    Good afternoon and welcome

    Please pop us some images, also some history please, has the vehicle had any previous damage or has an aftermarket kit on it?

    Many thanks
     
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    Hi, whats your email address please?
     
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    +/- 5mm is way out of tolerance for panel gaps, especially on newer cars.

    As has been said above, very noticeable by eye, and can't for a moment think acceptable to MB, factory or dealer! I'd point it out to supplying dealer, and be having a word, ASAP.
     
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    Good morning,

    Thanks for sending that info over but need more clarity on the situation. Have after markets parts been fitted? Has it been involved in an incident and repaired? Also images of the actual panel gap would be good to see.

    Many thanks
     
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    Why are you only sending pics of the panel gap problem to a specific member buddy , can’t we all see ?
     
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    I didn't get any photos :( Only a report written about the vehicle
     
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    The mystery increases buddy :D
     
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