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“Fit the bottom half of the muffler and the tailpipe trim.”




  • 99A – Muffler Bottom
  • 99B – Tailpipe Trim

Materials: These parts are both plastic.

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The Muffler

Step 01

Retrieve your 300 SL and carefully turn it upside down on a soft cloth. Press the two posts of the Muffler Bottom into the matching holes of the Muffler Top, as shown:

Step 02

Press the narrowest end of the Tailpipe Trim into the open end of the Exhaust Tailpipe, as shown:

Using a small tool, press the Tailpipe Trim farther into Exhaust Tailpipe until it cannot be seen, hiding the screw inside the pipe:


As the penultimate phase of the build, there was only some finishing touches to add to the exhaust system. Only one phase to go!

Next Up

Phase 100 – Engine: Compressor Left/Right Halfs, Compressor Air Duct, Support Blocks

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