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  1. 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.
  2. 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?
  3. 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.
  4. Kingtinued
    12-10-2013 01:24 PM - permalink
    Kingtinued
    That's a sweet mercedes...congrats

    C
  5. 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!
  6. rowdie
    09-20-2013 05:46 PM - permalink
    rowdie
    It is Bosch CIS (K-Jet) mechanical FI. All 107s from '76-'85 have it. Parts to the system can be VIN specific so they don't interchange all the time. There is an overview and other info on it in the EGv107.
  7. Tomakazi
    09-20-2013 04:39 PM - permalink
    Tomakazi
    Hello Rowdie,

    How can I tell what type of fuel injection system my 1980 450 SL has? Is there a breakdown of the VIN number that can tell me?
  8. khashi
    05-25-2013 02:48 PM - permalink
    khashi
    Hello Rowdie,

    Hope you are fine after the disaster happened in your area. I pray for you & all other people there.
  9. gmaclean
    10-10-2012 03:29 PM - permalink
    gmaclean
    Hello Rowdie A month ago you sent me some great photos of the location of my fuel pump relay behind the glove box. I was able to order a new fuel pump relay and change it out. The 1986 500SL runs great now. Many Thanks. I am now working on getting the cruise control working and would like to know if you have additional pics of the location of the Cruise control unit part number 003-545-09-32.
    Many Thanks ....... Gord
  10. dgosh28
    06-28-2012 03:14 PM - permalink
    dgosh28
    Rowdie,
    I didn't post anything yet because I don't want to jinx myself, but I have an agreement with the seller on the 79. I am suppose to take him the cash tomorrow. When I give you the details you will be very proud of me. Feel free to call me at (281) 881-0860 and I'll fill you in.
    Dan

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    '73 450SL: '81 280SL: 1986 560SL: '84 500SL AMG: 1984 280SL 5 speed (Strassenkröte)
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    OklahoMoKan
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    MB 107 SLs
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