1988 300sl w107 - if i was offered a price i couldnt refuse - Mercedes-Benz Forum

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 05-29-2012, 01:32 PM Thread Starter
BenzWorld Newbie
 
Date registered: May 2012
Vehicle: w107 300sl 1988
Location: kuala lumpur, malaysia
Posts: 1
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Send a message via Skype™ to sandysugarloverhoney
(Thread Starter)
1988 300sl w107 - if i was offered a price i couldnt refuse

I've been reluctantly advertising my car without a price for about 8 months now and I have not been tempted by anything close to considering a sale.

Though I know there are thousands of reasons why I shouldnt part with my w107, circumstances necessitate I ignore my heart and do the right thing to satisfy other demands.

For someone this car could be all their dreams delivered - its an 88 model in black, auto, RHD, ABS, power steering/windows, manual seats (thank god), tan leather, and almosts everything has been upgraded with genuine parts - I've had her for 15 years and shes driven everyday, garaged at night.

She looks the part wearing chrome 18 inch AMG wheels with fresh sticky Yokahama's. The window tint and dark paint only magnifies the standard chrome strips all round. 'Sexy' and 'cool' some say.

Valves/valve springs etc just serviced and she pulls like just out of the showroom. There's no problem hitting the limiter at 230+ (KM/H).

Hard/Soft top is in good condition and so is the recently refreshed to 75% gearbox and engine. She's clean throughout, no rust, but expect the scuffs of daily exposure. I would have the paint redone as its not perfect (a workshop that was recommended).

As many w107 owner will agree theres little space to accomodate a significant sound system but with a MP75 Blaupunk CD player, full range Morel cones by the pillars, Morel 4 inch mids in the dash pods, a flat bed subwoofer in the middle of the rear seats and Helix amplification under the passenger foot well - you may just find the sound you seek.

Starts first go, nice idle purr, smooth gear changes, ample power to put a smile on your face and the weight in your palms is so reassuring of its safety -real metal.

Still turns heads and always invites fine conversations.

If I'm not mistaken, the 300sl is known as the model with a perfect balance of power to weight ratio in comparison to the other sl models available of the same year?
sandysugarloverhoney is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 05-30-2012, 03:52 AM
Outstanding Contributor
 
eric242340's Avatar
 
Date registered: May 2007
Vehicle: Zotye Auto 1.5T T600 2016
Location: The wild west of the Far East
Posts: 52,176
Mentioned: 3 Post(s)
Quoted: 291 Post(s)
Welcome to Benzworld, here is where to post this for best results;

For Sale/Wanted/Trade/Giveaway - Benzworld.org - Mercedes-Benz Discussion Forum
R/C107 SL/SLC Class - Benzworld.org - Mercedes-Benz Discussion Forum

ERIC.

___________________________________________
"I am enclosing two tickets to the first night of my new play; bring a friend, if you have one."
- George Bernard Shaw to Winston Churchill.

"Cannot possibly attend first night, will attend second ... if there is one."
- Winston Churchill, in response.
eric242340 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Mercedes-Benz Forum > General Mercedes-Benz Forums > General Mercedes-Benz

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Mercedes-Benz Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in











  • Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
     
    Thread Tools
    Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
    Email this Page Email this Page
    Display Modes
    Linear Mode Linear Mode



    Similar Threads
    Topic Author Forum Replies Last Post
    WTD: W107 Ashtray for 1987 300SL (Burl wood) S320L1999 For Sale/Wanted/Trade/Giveaway 0 01-15-2011 06:29 PM
    mercedes 300sl R107 1988 pdvts General Mercedes-Benz 0 07-11-2010 12:17 PM
    1987 Lorinser W107 Catalogue/Price-List Fotografa R/C107 SL/SLC Class 1 04-17-2010 04:34 AM
    What is a fair price for this '91 300SL? louielouie2000 R129 SL-Class 29 06-09-2009 12:36 PM
    Purchased 2004 SL500 off eBay w/BUY IT NOW price of $37,900-Now Seller Refuse to Sell Groovyman General Mercedes-Benz 27 04-19-2008 03:43 PM

    Posting Rules  
    You may post new threads
    You may post replies
    You may not post attachments
    You may not edit your posts

    BB code is On
    Smilies are On
    [IMG] code is On
    HTML code is Off
    Trackbacks are On
    Pingbacks are On
    Refbacks are On

     

    Title goes here

    close
    video goes here
    description goes here. Read Full Story
    For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome