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Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class   09-27-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 517
Posted By cimedman
Copper vs Aluminum Fuses

I read that replacing with copper fuses is superior to aluminum, due to the corrosion which builds up on the aluminum. On removing and replacing mine, I found the aluminum fuses quite corroded, so...
Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class   08-28-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,402
Posted By cimedman
Love your stain color, looks great.

Love your stain color, looks great.
Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class   08-28-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 235
Posted By cimedman
Mirror Switch Wiring Question

560SL 1989: Searched everywhere, but cannot find a wiring diagram to re-insert the 5 wires back into the motorized passenger-side mirror switch jack. They popped out while I was checking the...
Forum: For Sale/Wanted/Trade/Giveaway   08-20-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 409
Posted By cimedman
Wheels For Sale

Four 18" x 8" ASA brand Wheels with centers. AMG Style, mid to late 90's.
Bolt Pattern: 112 mm
Offset: 25

Wheels pretty nice shape. Nothing is perfect in life. No dents or cracks.
Fuzion brand...
Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class   06-07-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,681
Posted By cimedman
Speedo Repairs

Had the same problem, and sent mine to a guy who is mentioned on many forums. Overseas Speedometer Repair in Austin, Texas. Rick Borth. Sent him the whole instrument unit, he repaired the odometer,...
Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class   02-03-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 265
Posted By cimedman
Identify This Mystery Wire?

Anyone recognize where this Mystery Wire plugs in on my 89 560SL? (Center of photo) It is brown with a white stripe and has a white female plastic jack on the end. It will only reach the hood...
Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class   01-14-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By cimedman
I triple checked the fuse value. It is color Red,...

I triple checked the fuse value. It is color Red, which is 16 amps. Thanks for that idea, though. When in my 20's, I burned up the wiring harness to the instrument panel in a classic car by upping...
Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class   01-13-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By cimedman
Thanks, RadioTek. Is that circuitry near the...

Thanks, RadioTek. Is that circuitry near the compressor clutch? I did have the freon checked, and it was full. But your suggestion certainly is logical. Live long, and prosper.
Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class   01-13-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,914
Posted By cimedman
Where do you guys find a replacement yellow decal...

Where do you guys find a replacement yellow decal on the air cleaner? Mine was all cracked up.
Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class   01-13-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By cimedman
Climate Quandry

Any ideas? My '89 560SL climate system keeps popping fuse #6, despite my efforts. After inserting a new fuse, it will run and blow, but then burns out after about 20 seconds. It doesn't burn out on...
Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class   12-14-2017, 07:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By cimedman
OK, good idea. Guess I was being a little soft on...

OK, good idea. Guess I was being a little soft on them. Thanks, Beast man.
Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class   12-13-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By cimedman
Climate Control Illumination Loose

Subject: 89 560SL
Issue: Climate Control Illumination bulb unit holders loose.
Mystery: Pulled my climate control unit and resoldered, as well as replacing a bad diode on the board. Now upon...
Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class   10-14-2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,112
Posted By cimedman
16's look perfecto

I purchased this '89 560 with this beautifully refurbished wheels off a newer Benz. But 18" is just too gangsta-looking for me. So I am hunting some nice 16" of the 15-hole style. (is it 15? guess I...
Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class   10-13-2017, 11:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,300
Posted By cimedman
Thank you very, very much.

Thank you very, very much.
Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class   10-13-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,300
Posted By cimedman
Hey, Bereng... you posted that you re-soldered...

Hey, Bereng... you posted that you re-soldered your Climate Controller. Have been looking for a link on that and guess I don't have the right search words. Do you remember the tutorial link? Thanks!
Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class   10-08-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 660
Posted By cimedman
Mr. Rowdie, these pliers are original. They are...

Mr. Rowdie, these pliers are original. They are even stamped "West Germany" and "Heyco" Tools. Heyco is a well known manufacturer for Mercedes and BMW tools. Vise grips were in the kit, but are...
Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class   10-08-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 660
Posted By cimedman
RUSTY ORIGINAL TOOL CLEAN-UP

My 560SL was in the garage 2 months before I found the original MB tool bag in the trunk/boot. The pliers were seized, and some other tools highly corroded with rust.

Here is what I did to get...
Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class   10-04-2017, 08:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,527
Posted By cimedman
I will check the Copart site to see if it is a...

I will check the Copart site to see if it is a good parts car. I was looking for one like that, fearing that the Hurricane probably submerged some jewels. Hope your home survived better. Our hearts...
Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class   09-30-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 294
Posted By cimedman
Thanks, that explains it! I will have to remove...

Thanks, that explains it! I will have to remove the carpeted lining to get to that. Thank you!
Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class   09-29-2017, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 294
Posted By cimedman
Mystery Part of the Day

Found this part loose in my trunk (boot for the Brits). 1989 560 SL.
It is Mercedes Part Number 107 693 06 30. That is listed on Mercedes part dealers as, "Cover plate, trunk".

What location...
Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class   09-18-2017, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,683
Posted By cimedman
Thanks!

Love old posts that are still helpful!
Forum: For Sale/Wanted/Trade/Giveaway   09-11-2017, 12:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 319
Posted By cimedman
Need Blower Motor Housing

FOUND thanks to prior post. Should have looked harder first. Want to buy: Blower Motor Housing for R107.
Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class   09-11-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 895
Posted By cimedman
Well, I ended up getting the cover from the Benz...

Well, I ended up getting the cover from the Benz dealer locally, I like to see it before buying. About $80 bucks with tax. Thanks, I didn't think they would have it, but you were right.
Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class   09-11-2017, 10:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 895
Posted By cimedman
I've responded three times, guess those are not...

I've responded three times, guess those are not uptaking to the BenzWorld brain, sorry guys. (very mysterious).

I did get the blower motor cover and a motor, but upon installation, found my...
Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class   09-04-2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 895
Posted By cimedman
Can't find a US supplier for a new Blower Motor Cover

Vehicle: '89 SL560

Anybody know a supplier (in the US) for a blower motor cover?
I've tried several, but the only one I found on the internet was SL Shop in UK. I'm in Texas. Don't want to pay...
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