I've posted this info in the past within some threads, but thought it might help to have it out in the open in its own thread. As you know, Mercedes dealers who have never sold the Smart car cannot sell Smart car parts, but they can sell parts for a Smart that crosses over to Mercedes. Well...
This is a topic that should be continuously updated (and not closed for further replies) as our cars become rarer. A new post would contain a relevant update like the price on amazon for the last link posted on topic is now $84.07 not $65 and there are many local dealerships that sell it for $69.99 if you pick it up yourself.