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    Vehicle Mercedes SL55 - 2006 Facelift

    As title, my SL55 is for sale (with John Haynes) I've owned the car for several years, and she's been maintained with no expense spared. Car had a new ABC pump fitted by MB main dealers just a couple of thousand miles ago. 517 bhp facelift car (56 reg) Obsidian Black with Graphite leather...
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    SL55 sitting for ~6 years. What now?

    As you can tell from the title I have an SL55 which for various reasons has been sitting in my drive for around 6 years. I work on cars myself however this is an entirely new beast with the SBC and ABC, correct me if i'm wrong but i think those are the right terms. Anyways, what would it take...
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    Test drove SL55 today! Question...

    So today I took out a beautiful 2004 SL55 for the first time. I experienced the thrust and rumble of the V8 and discovered a few quirks of handling (wheels lose a bit of traction when rapidly accelerating) As it was a test drive I did a bit of sharp braking, and some sharp acceleration (who...
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    Cam Breather Tanks Leaking - SL55

    Had my A service yesterday at MB Salisbury, including brake fluid change. Service advisory states "cam breather tanks are leaking", so I asked a couple of questions. Apparently they're under the air filters on top of the engine and are prone to leaking oil. MB offered to clean and re-fit, but...
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    Rust rear wheel arch 03 SL55, pics in post

    Hi All, I have the opportunity to buy a '03 SL55 that us fully loaded, has great history, good mileage, roof motor, seals and ABC recently done, and a nice price. Trouble is it has rust on the wheel arch. I've read some posts saying it can be anything from a repair to a complete respray...
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    Non-matching steering wheels . . .

    Non-matching steering wheels . . . :confused: Hi All, new here ~ but the 'there is no thread for newbies to introcuce themselves' thread says jump right in . . . here goes . . . Looking for my third MB; ex C220 (petrol W202) owner, currently driving a CLK 320 (W208) ~ which is lovely...
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    Replacement Diff - SL55 AMG (52 plate)

    Hi all My car is currently with Mercedes in Coventry and they've advised me that the noise coming from the rear is actually coming from the Diff, and that it needs replacing...at a price a little over £3K. Does anyone have any experience of this and whether this sounds reasonable? I've...
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    Missing BHP (Possibly)

    Hi all :), I have a 2003 SL55 AMG Based BRABUS SK55 K8, I would like to find out if anyone knows what the "Charge Air Temperature" for a standard SL55 AMG should be, I recently had my car put through the STAR diagnostics and my "CHARGE AIR TEMPERATURE SENSOR" and "INTAKE AIR TEMPERATURE SENSOR"...
  9. BRABUS R230

    SL55 vs Brabus SL Ride Height Issue

    Hi All, I have been away on holiday for a month and while away I left my car (BRABUS SL55 K8) with the MB Independent dealer to correct the ride height on the N/S front after the strut was changed, I wont bore all of the prior details as yet but I would like to know what the normal mesurement...

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