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  1. C

    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...
  2. M

    Vehicle Wanted: CLS55 / SL55

    In black. £12,000 and under
  3. S

    Front Convertible Leaking Roof SL55.

    When you find a good thing its worth sharing... I have 2005 SL55, with all the niggles It has been one of my favourite cars. For any of you suffering with a leaking roof onto the drivers chairs (Knees) this is what I use... I think the addition of Krytech softens the rubber seal. You don't...
  4. J

    Vehicle 2003 SL55 with low miles and full MB history

    Low miles well maintained car with full MB service history. Current MOT with no advisories. Car is stored in an underground car park and always hand washed. Current has just over 75k on the clock. Black, red leather, Bose, Heated & Massage seats, Panoramic roof. ( I purposely avoided cars with...
  5. N

    Vehicle 2004 SL55 Colchester £18,000

    Alas, the time has come. After 6 months of joy I have to sell by baby. The first car I ever loved. 63,000 miles. Selling because 2nd baby on the way and I need to invest the money. Was checked out by Alex Crow, all was good, has had ABC fluid flush, Petrol Baffle Fixed, Full MBSH. The...
  6. zedmeister

    SL55 overheating

    Noticed my car running a little hotter over the last month or so. It used to warm up to just over 80C and then it started running at 90C. Then it started creeping up but the other day, I had the red dash warning about coolant temp and when I looked it was as 120C. Had to park up for 1.5 hours...
  7. S

    Vehicle Much Loved 2003 SL55 AMG for Sale

    My much loved SL55 AMG is for sale, I’ve owner her for just over a year but I just don’t have the time to drive her enough. Awesome car with loads of history and in fantastic condition. Skilfully looked after by MBS since I have owed the car, it has covered just over 70k and has had a new...
  8. S

    Vehicle Much Loved 2003 SL55 AMG for Sale

    My much loved SL55 AMG is for sale, I’ve owner her for just over a year but I just don’t have the time to drive her enough. Awesome car with loads of history and in fantastic condition. Skilfully looked after by MBS since I have owed the car, it has covered just over 70k and has had a new...
  9. N

    SL55 -- update and RIM/TYRE question.

    It's been 2 months so far and I've done 2k miles -- and I LOVE IT! It's so powerful, it's insane! I still worry about the possible maintenance costs, but I got Alex Crow to take a look at it, and change the ABC fluid and he's ace. It's taken a little while to get used to the power and...
  10. E

    New to Forum and interested in the SL55

    Hi All, Probably a cliche member, but I watched some videos of a dude in the states who bought a cheap SL55 and I thought.. "damn I wish I could do that!" So I have joined your lovely forum and hope to maybe one day be a part of the community. In the past I have owned a Mitsubishi GTO so I...
  11. imkaz

    So I broke my SL

    I hope this is the right place to to post this topic, please let me know if it should be reloacted. About a week ago, I drove my SL into a solid pole, no one else was involved or hurt, I am fine too, air bags didnt go off. I do feel really stupid and sad that I've done this to a car, but it's...
  12. N

    SL55 autotrader -- wide range in pricing

    Happy new year one and all! It's now January which means it's almost time for me to get my SL55. So I've been looking at autotrader (every day!) and it seems that there are quite a few for sale and quite a wide range of prices. ie. I see a 2003 model with 70k, black and pan roof and mid-range...
  13. N

    SL350 (2013) R231 Test drive: The Dilemma is real

    OMG. I am in trouble now. My wife and I took out a 2013 SL350 today and it was much better than I expected. A lot of buttons and levers to confuse me but it was certainly nippier than I expected. I was torn between finding a higher mileage newer SL350 and the older SL55. The concern is that...
  14. N

    SL55 from Mercedes or Auction?

    Hi all. My obsession with Mercedes SLs deepens. I've been looking at newer, older and different possibilities (IE. Facelifted SL500) but I keep coming back to the good old SL55. I've seen that Mercedes Benz themselves have an SL55 for sale in Brentford. 2007 model 44k on the clock. Glass...
  15. N

    Current SLK R170 owner daydreaming of a R230 SL55...

    Hello all! I've had my 2001 SLK for 5 years and I love it, but there comes a time when a man needs to look for a proper convertible and I'm aiming for next year. (I also have a BMW e90 330i which I loved at first but find a little boring now. I prefer the smoothness of the SLK and the lower...
  16. Malmair

    R230 ABC problem

    The left rear strut on My 2004 SL55 has suddenly become inoperative. Driving the car on Thursday and got a "grey" ABC fault "visit workshop" message, drove 10 miles to get home and could feel no difference with ride/handling. Switched off engine whilst moving cars to park it and when restarted...
  17. S

    [Spares] Mercedes Benz SL Front Grille R230 Full Gloss Black 2002-2007

    Mercedes Benz SL R230 Model 02-07 Front Grille in Limited Edition Full Gloss Black. This is Beautiful, An Absolute Premier item from Germany. This Fantastic Very Rare Full Gloss Piano Black Front Grille Including the Matching Gloss Black OEM Star is a Simple Straight Forward Exchange Using...
  18. S

    SL55 alloys help

    Hi I am new to the forum. I have a 54 plate SL55 AMG. I have just bought myself the Renntech V2 lowering module. I currently have the 18" turbine alloys, but I am looking to change them to 20". Can anyone recommend what width I should go for? I'm thinking 10.5 rear and 9 front. I want the...
  19. T

    SL55 ABC mind of its own!

    Hi, I was in Park with the car running and noticed that it slowly raised it suspension up to maximum height. It then suddenly went back to the lowest setting, and the cycle started again. All four corners are doing the same. I switched off the car. Waited half hour and tried again. The...
  20. T

    Loose Panoramic roof

    Hi All, Wasn't sure where to post this problem so apologies in advance. For the last few months I was driving around my SL55 with loads of air noise above 60mph. I thought the roof may need adjusting but it seems that the roof mechanism is fine. The panoramic roof is loose. I can literally...

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