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  1. Don't hate me, bought a new Corvette

    R230 SL-Class
    i feel like the sl55 and a base corvette in the same class, now a c6/c7 zr1 woulda been a different story, those are savage animals.
  2. Leaking Schrader Valve at Fuel Rail

    R230 SL-Class
    I feel like you can use any Schrader valve, 2$ from any auto parts store. Just the rubber seal worn
  3. That time of the year again, Engine misfiring on most of the cylinders

    R230 SL-Class
    So I ordered a rental Voltage transformer from v12icpack.com for 50$ so I'll start there. I changed the oil filter and abc filter, but I probably going have to quite of bit inspection and maintenance
  4. That time of the year again, Engine misfiring on most of the cylinders

    R230 SL-Class
    yeah i got the iridium spark plugs early last year, and changed boots, coil packs looked fairly healthy (replaced before I had it), so doing my recent inspection, I notice that the drivers side coil pack ground wire was disconnected from the engine (loose bolt) but i tighten it, still didnt fix...
  5. Add a Subwoofer after bose oem amp then aftermarket amp to bypass Fiber optic

    R230 SL-Class
    so i brought a prebuilt box and a apline 750w sub it sounds really good (better then stock, even turned all the way up) but.............. i think i might be pushing the limit of the oem amp, or over heating, at random times of listening to the music, a sharp cut off sound will happening, like...
  6. Add a Subwoofer after bose oem amp then aftermarket amp to bypass Fiber optic

    R230 SL-Class
    yeah im currently putting a new quality subwoofer in it now, (also im going to seat it on top the rear luggage deck strapped in by the luggage strap)
  7. Add a Subwoofer after bose oem amp then aftermarket amp to bypass Fiber optic

    R230 SL-Class
    so what i end up doing was, using the audio cables to the oem sub and running those to a 1000w aftermarket amp and from there to a aftermarket 12in sub which it sounds better then the stock system but doesn't sound like a 1000w system (when amp turned up, its distorted) so im going to tinker...
  8. C8 Corvette opinion

    R230 SL-Class
    I dont know about that, TT RS can't possibly be compared to performance vettes, highend sl's, i know they quick to 60mph (because AWD) but thats it, after that they out of breath and even basic v8 mustangs and camaros will be pulling them in, I use to like them but now i see them as a more fun...
  9. Will my car survive a 3000mile trip in the desert 04 sl600

    R230 SL-Class
    Did you use all oem hoses or regular universal coolant hoses, also I'm not sure if I asked you this already but did you do all the performance mods yourself or previous owner, (like do send in your ecu to renntech and tell them what physical mods you done to the car or a flash tune) or had the...
  10. Add a Subwoofer after bose oem amp then aftermarket amp to bypass Fiber optic

    R230 SL-Class
    So I do have a subwoofer behind the front passenger foot well, it was blown so I'm thinking of just adding a amp and bigger sub to it (removing the oem sub enclosure)
  11. Add a Subwoofer after bose oem amp then aftermarket amp to bypass Fiber optic

    R230 SL-Class
    So I know the fiber optic cable makes it difficult to drop in a aftermarket amp So can i use the bose amp audio out to Sub (not in use) to a another amp (just to get audio signal then to a sub, I already have the back stripped out Has anyone else installed a Subwoofer in the r230 without...
  12. AC Blockage, Condensor & Expansion vavle replacement, probably DIY

    R230 SL-Class
    I took my sl600 to a tune up shop (percision tune auto care), and was told and I quote "System had 0.04LBs in system, would not take full charge, system has excessive pressure which indicates blockage in the system, compressor did not engage. Starting point would be condensor and expansion...
  13. Will my car survive a 3000mile trip in the desert 04 sl600

    R230 SL-Class
    So fresh tires Slight oil leak at the main seal, add quart after 1000 miles Srs light since I replaced the key Intercooler pump unplug (btw I be won't drag racing there) Can the v12 handle 120 degree desert temps
  14. C8 Corvette opinion

    R230 SL-Class
    I think the only thing interesting about the c8 is a mid engine corvette leaves a 70yr tradition and those performance numbers, 0-60 under 3 secs like wtf and apparently under 500hp.
  15. Sl600 Starter dying

    R230 SL-Class
    Well problem fixed 200$ battery but easy install, put jumper cables on the battery connector while I swap out the battery.
  16. Getting new battery for Consumers

    R230 SL-Class
    How about replacing starter battery, I already have the battery, just waiting a less busy day to install it.
  17. Sl600 Starter dying

    R230 SL-Class
    So I got the front battery tested again and read bad, for reading low cranking amps, so I'm going to replace it. I'm going to also use the jumper cable solution, but if things goes wrong what's the fixed if one of those cable fall off during or detect a voltage drop. Do I need a sds tool, is...
  18. Sl600 Starter dying

    R230 SL-Class
    I took it to autozone to test starter and battery, alternator puts out 14.2v on their system, and they recommend a battery replacement from old age. yeah i was thinking of doing that, putting some jumper cables on the car terminals, and swapping out the battery. I think im going to replace the...
  19. Sl600 Starter dying

    R230 SL-Class
    This morning I got in the car and started right up (no slow noise or any thing/first crank) i checked the volts while the car off(front battery @13.3v) / (rear battery @12.4v) wasn't able to check amps from my multimeter, also maybe it can be a relay or fuse, also my front battery has some red...
  20. Sl600 Starter dying

    R230 SL-Class
    So lately my starter been acting sluggish, slower druppy sound vs that v12 whine on crack, but last couple cold starts ok but after a couple days of driving, 5th time it acts sluggish I'm assuming the starter have reach its age. Time for a new, unless something else cause that behavior...
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