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  1. Aussiemerc
    08-20-2014 10:59 PM - permalink
    Aussiemerc
    Hi Rowdie,
    I've a small favor to ask. I've been looking at a 1983 380SEC with very low mileage (60,000 m) in excellent condition and wonder if you could check out the numbers for me
    Vin WDB 126 043 2A 082675
    Eng 116 963 2203 6200

    SEC's bring big money here and most of them are high mileage (no winter storage)

    My old 126 is a later model but over 200,000 miles now and really needs paint and a timing chain job which will cost more than the car is worth.

    Hope you can tell me it's original delivery detail

    Cheers
    Graeme (Aussiemerc)
  2. Rufus.1948
    07-14-2014 06:09 AM - permalink
    Rufus.1948
    Hey Rowdie
    Finally removed the 560 Badge If you send me your address I will get the badge to you
    Regards
    Rob
  3. rowdie
    07-06-2014 09:33 AM - permalink
    rowdie
    Jack. PM sent
  4. Jack Rushing
    07-06-2014 08:59 AM - permalink
    Jack Rushing
    Hi Rowdie, I hate to bother you with questions, as I know you are very busy moderating the Forum. I would post it, but usually get a lot of flak from a few of the other members.
    It's about temp sending units. I know there is one on the front of the engine, right above the thermostat, but is there another one on my 500SL? I think it is called a timer sensor, or something like that. If so, Do you know where it is located? Thank You, Jack
  5. paolo1956
    05-14-2014 05:34 AM - permalink
    paolo1956
    grazie
    per avermi spostato in un altro forum
    paolo
  6. rowdie
    04-02-2014 05:05 PM - permalink
    rowdie
    Barry,
    The master rectangular head ignition key should unlock everything. There is also a valet key, oval head that should unlock all but the trunk and glove box. You ordered a key from Mercedes for your VIN and it will only operate the ignition?
    Edit: April 4 I just checked an '81 280SL parts car. It requires two keys. Could be the ignition has been changed in this one because the keys are totally different designs.
  7. Barry Harms
    04-02-2014 04:03 PM - permalink
    Barry Harms
    I see you have a 1984 280SL, I too have a gray market model and have a problem with the keys. The serial number gets me an ignition key but the trunk. both doors and glove box locks do not work. Did the Euro models require two keys?
  8. ben7
    02-02-2014 08:27 AM - permalink
    ben7
    You must be Mercedes fanatic with 21,018 Posts...Wow, Impressive! From avatar looks like you're in OK, I'm in Texas just wanted give a shout out since you posted on thread for selling Hirschmann antenna.
  9. Kingtinued
    12-10-2013 01:24 PM - permalink
    Kingtinued
    That's a sweet mercedes...congrats

    C
  10. yeibiche
    09-29-2013 04:40 AM - permalink
    yeibiche
    Hey Rowdie, I don't know when you put her up there but it's nice to know there's a woman behind those boobs!

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