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Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 05-23-2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 644
Posted By 500SL4ME
Compare with an infrared thermometer near temp...

Compare with an infrared thermometer near temp guage sensor in intake manifold to see if temperature indicated on gauge is accurate, if not, try sensor, it's cheap, if that is OK, replace thermostat,...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 05-23-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,333
Posted By 500SL4ME
My 1995 has been doing the same thing lately. ...

My 1995 has been doing the same thing lately. Stopping at the point you describe after I have had battery disconnected to do some other work. I re-synced windows today to see if it fixes it.
...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Wheels & Tires 05-20-2010, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,026
Posted By 500SL4ME
How about a wheel replica manufacturer...

How about a wheel replica manufacturer commenting, that might add some value.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Wheels & Tires 05-20-2010, 10:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,026
Posted By 500SL4ME
They would look better for starters by filling...

They would look better for starters by filling out the wheel well better. And even on dry pavement my SL will kick traction control on if I am working hard so a little more rubber on the road would...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Wheels & Tires 05-18-2010, 09:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,026
Posted By 500SL4ME
How about a 17" 8-hole replica?

I think this would be a big seller. I'd like to stay stock looking but would like the benefit of a lower profile wider tire than the stock 16" offers.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 05-03-2010, 09:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,472
Posted By 500SL4ME
The aux fans will only come on in low speed if...

The aux fans will only come on in low speed if the A/C is on and it is warmer than 86F out. To come on at high speed, the A/C pressure has to hit some specified pressure, not sure and the coolant...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 04-29-2010, 10:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 890
Posted By 500SL4ME
95's have wiring harness issues as well speaking...

95's have wiring harness issues as well speaking as a 95 owner. If they have been replaced no big deal. Pre 96 you do get the older 4 speed hydraulic transmission. Not as refined, but also cheaper...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 03-27-2010, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,464
Posted By 500SL4ME
Great timing to resuurect an old thread, is a...

Great timing to resuurect an old thread, is a code 5 on the DM on an R129 also an EGR code? I have not seen a file like this one for R129's?

I cleared the code for now with an LED in the 38-pin...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 03-23-2010, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 729
Posted By 500SL4ME
First check is the hose, and then the pump. You...

First check is the hose, and then the pump. You can buy a rebuild kit for the pump if necessary.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 03-23-2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,101
Posted By 500SL4ME
I assume that is pin #'s for 16 pin, do you have...

I assume that is pin #'s for 16 pin, do you have same info for 38 pin connector?
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 02-13-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,122
Posted By 500SL4ME
My INDY recently did my front control arm...

My INDY recently did my front control arm bushings, tie rods, idler arm repair kit, strut mounts, motor mounts, front struts, and strut mounts and some other stuff, full front rebuild and was around...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 01-27-2010, 10:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,313
Posted By 500SL4ME
In Chicago and I consider south of 57th street...

In Chicago and I consider south of 57th street part of Kentucky. ;)
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 01-22-2010, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,043
Posted By 500SL4ME
1) Just about every hydraulic cylinder (for the...

1) Just about every hydraulic cylinder (for the soft top) is leaking. - can ll be rebuilt for $400 - search over at benzworld

2) The rear storage compartment cover (behind the seats) is missing. -...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 01-10-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,154
Posted By 500SL4ME
If there is slop, is there a way to repin the...

If there is slop, is there a way to repin the hinges?
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 01-08-2010, 12:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,508
Posted By 500SL4ME
I got my service DVD's off Ebay for $20. You...

I got my service DVD's off Ebay for $20. You also might consider a subscription to alldata.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 01-08-2010, 10:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,508
Posted By 500SL4ME
Unfortunately I think for most guys without a...

Unfortunately I think for most guys without a lift, though possible some big jobs are not really possible in the driveway. I would not want to do engine mounts and such.

I looked at it this way,...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 01-07-2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,508
Posted By 500SL4ME
I recently acquired a 95 sl500 and had much work...

I recently acquired a 95 sl500 and had much work done by my independent mechanic who specializes in Benz.

Oil pressure sendign unit is an easy DIY if you want to save a few bucks. Its right by...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 12-30-2009, 10:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,161
Posted By 500SL4ME
I am going to try cleaning those with contact...

I am going to try cleaning those with contact cleaner first.

Thanks
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 12-29-2009, 08:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,664
Posted By 500SL4ME
I'd like to know as well, same situation on my...

I'd like to know as well, same situation on my 1995. Looking for a wheel that will use stock airbag.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 12-29-2009, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,728
Posted By 500SL4ME
Take lots of pictures please!

Take lots of pictures please!
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 12-25-2009, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,161
Posted By 500SL4ME
Yes, my Indy who is a MB master tech said if...

Yes, my Indy who is a MB master tech said if light ultimately goes out, system is operationally OK, but could be clock spring. We are in the process of hunting down a better condition steering...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 12-23-2009, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,161
Posted By 500SL4ME
Thanks I will mention to my independent mechanic,...

Thanks I will mention to my independent mechanic, who is doing other stuff to car right now. He indicated not to worry about it interestingly and is a Mercedes Master tech who has been doing this...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 12-18-2009, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,161
Posted By 500SL4ME
1995 500 SL SRS Light

Total Newbie to these cars. Just picked up 1995 500SL, SRS light stays on for 30 seconds or more but eventually goes out and does not reappear.

What should I be checking, can I buy a scanner for...
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