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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-15-2012, 04:07 AM Thread Starter
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New 560SL Owner

Well, my bride Laci has always admired the SL's. I have been looking & finally found a decent '88 560SL yesterday & she is now in our garage.
I own a '00 Vette convert & my queen is a '56 Chevy BelAir from high school.
I'm a fairly good shadetree mechanic.
My 1st Merc.
Help I need:
Tires are toast and wheel finish is probably weak (haven't got to clean yet). CraigsList list many, but I don't know what will fit her (looking at a nice set off a 2000 C320). Fitment guidelines?
Oil change. What filter? Where to get? Looks like lots of the usual discussion of what oil to use...
Can I install an Ebay replacement ragtop or is that better left to the pros?
I'll appreciate the help and advise. Best, Randy
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Hi Randy, here there is an 107 forum with probably the nicest people on BW. There you'll find most knowledgeable people on your car, but better the most helpful.

Congrats on Laci with great taste!

But, if you don't post pics of your car it doesn't exist, hehe. Introcude yourself over there and of course, post pics.

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