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    500SL centre caps *help*

    Hi guys, Ive just bought some new wheels for my 500SL as it had the wrong ones fitted. I got the 16 hole classic SL wheels which are period correct for my 1985 model, the only issue is I haven’t got any centre caps and can’t seem to find the right size, they’re 70mm outer and 65mm inner...
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    1993 500SL - Litany of symptoms - All to do with OVP Relay?

    Hi all, I have a 1992 build (reg '93) R129 500SL (Jap import if that's relevant?) and it has recently acquired a number of irritating symptoms and issues that I would very much appreciate your advice on. I have searched through the forums as best I can and many of the symptoms point to the...
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    R129 not starting

    Hi all, i have a 1991 500sl that is refusing to start. It was put away for winter and started when first time when removed from storage. the second start it refused to start instead to back fired loudly. it would then run for 5 seconds and die out. any help appreciated
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    Where can I get a replacement rear window?

    I have a 1994 Mercedes 500sl and I need to get a new rear windscreen. Does anyone have any suggestions about the best way to get one, preferrably close to the midlands area?
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    [Breaking] 500SL 1993 Metallic Grey Hardtop

    Near Mint, Dark Metallic Grey Hardtop Our 500SL suffered major engine failure and this is being sold as breakage. Offers please Pete
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    [Wanted] 1992 500 sl V8 engine!

    Not sure exactly which model it is but mine is a 1992... I'm sure some of you experts will know what that makes it? If so feel free to add to the thread for others! My mechanic tells me that the timing belt has jumped and caused the engine to seize... Furthermore, due to the age of the car, the...
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    R129 Power Steering Pump Question

    Hello, sorry if this sounds daft, but I have a question to ask reference the differences between 500SL (R129) power steering pumps. My car is registered as a 1993 model, but it appears to be the earlier pre-1993 model: - VIN - WDB1290662F061380 Engine - 11996022033843 Non-tandem pump model...
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    500SL (R129) Central Locking Issue

    Hi All, I have a 1991 500SL and I have had a non working central locking issue,Ibelive it is a pump issue which is located in the boot near the battery, I have not yet attempted to remove itas it looks very difficult to do so, does anybody know how difficult ut is to remove as I have to take it...

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