I recently went aftermarket for my head unit and now have the following items for sale:
Factory Mercedes Fiber Optic 6 Disk CD Changer w/ bracket - MC3198
The changer is in excellent shape, and I have had no problems with it skipping or reading burned MP3 disks. I believe that the previous owner of my SLK was a company that used it to drive clients around, so there is a chance the actual CD changer was rarely even used for all that time (25k miles).
Ebay and the forums usually list them for between 150-250 USD. With the bracket included I would like to get 100.00USD shipped. Also, make sure that your fiber optics are set up correctly and that you can hook up the unit prior to purchase.
CD Changer Installation
SOLD Mercedes-Benz Audio 10 CD Head Unit (w/radio code card and printed manual) SOLD
This radio is the Alpine CD player unit made in Japan that is supposedly better sound quality than the Audio 10 Becker w/ an up to date Q13). This head unit should work on any SLK from 98-2003 and simply plugs directly into your existing OEM harness. The unit will
work with any original fiber optic 6 disc CD changer, just like the factory radio.
I did notice a nice improvement in the speaker's sound quality when going from the stock head unit to this.
No dead pixels and the color matches OEM head unit colors.
The unit is in fantastic shape, and the only thing worth mentioning is that the PTY button is a bit loose due to a previous stereo removal. It does not effect the unit cosmetically when installed and the button functions normally (although I don't believe the RDS/PTY is widely used in the US. currently, so you won't be punching the button much anyway)
These units sell for around 200-300 on Ebay, and I would like to get 175 shipped anywhere in the USA.
SOLD Bipes Automotive Portable IPOD/MP3 Adapter SOLD
This is the unit sold by Dick B and Jerry at m y r o a d s t e r .n e t that allows you to use your IPOD with any stock Mercedes radio.
Bipes Automotive iPod / Portable MP3 Adapter
Unit sells for 100+ and I would like to get 75 shipped for this.
PM me with any questions or for a sale, and I will be sure to remove this post after the items sell. Thanks all!