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Old 09-18-2003, 05:07 AM
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Originally posted by jjrodger
Ken Silver: you must have the wrong wheel bolts. The bolts on the SL are quite a peculiar shape and are very long. I'd get them checked as a matter of urgency. [/B]
It's quite common here to have the shorter lugs actually. I was in my local dealership a few days ago and found that 4 out of 5 new and newer MB's all had disappearing bolts, including a 1991 SL500.

I didn't question it then, but I will on the next visit, just in case - thanks.

Ken Silver
~1993 SL500, glistening blue-black on black leather, xenons, no headlight wipers from choice.
~1991 Daimler, shiny grey on grey leather, best in country!
~1991 Miata MX5, sparkling BRG on tan leather, wife's (but my polishing)
~1992 Honda US s/wagon, black/grey
ex 350SL, 230E, 280E (and a lot of other makes not nearly as nice)
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