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  1. How fast have you gone in your R129 SL top speed?

    R129 SL-Class
    Hi, 155mph over 43 mls on the A9 (Münich-Berlin highway) in August 2005 with roof down. V. noisy so I closed the roof and continued driving at an avg of 130 mph until arriving safely at my home 150 mls further North[:)] Sisu
  2. mmmmm......... a 320 or 500...????????

    R129 SL-Class
    Have to agree with Ike Sisu
  3. mmmmm......... a 320 or 500...????????

    R129 SL-Class
    500
  4. starter does not crank

    R129 SL-Class
    Get a new battery Sisu
  5. WINTER DRIVING

    R129 SL-Class
    Hi one more time, 7 degrees centigrade is 44.6 degrees fahrenheit. Regards Sisu
  6. WINTER DRIVING

    R129 SL-Class
    Hi again, Have a look at http://www.benzworld.org/forums/forums/thread-view.asp?tid=1190360&posts=11&fid=39 Ranking of winter tyres. Regards Sisu
  7. WINTER DRIVING

    R129 SL-Class
    Hi, The SL, as well as any other Benzes, can perform flawlessly in winter. Snow, sleet, ice, etc. You must have the right type of tires on the car however. With normal summer tires (harder rubber compounding) the performance in terms of grip drops significantly under 7 degrees centigrade. The...
  8. front grill

    R129 SL-Class
    I guess plastic. But as we say in the plastic industry "Plastic's fantastic" [:D] Sisu
  9. Help me choose the best diesel wagon please!

    W124 E,CE,D,TD Class
    Hi Guys, I need some help choosing a 124 diesel wagon. - Best (as in strongest most durable) engine with least problems even with very high mileage? - Typical engine issues to look out for? - Electrical and electronics issues? - Hydraulic and pneumatic problems? - Typical other technical...
  10. Pitted windshield

    Detailing and Car Care
    Hi, What product do you use? How do you aplly it? Best regards Sisu
  11. New S-Class - Butt ugh-ugh-ughly

    W221 S-Class
    Like it, But I am trading in a 745I. Also not a beautiful car. Sisu
  12. Auto Glym 'Lifeshine'

    Detailing and Car Care
    Hi, Autoglym has a list of stockist for Lifeshine a mile long for the UK on their website. http://www.autoglym.co.uk/frame2.html Look under Products In Southampton for instance: Mercedes Benz Of Southampton George Curl Way Southampton Airport Southampton Hampshire SO18 2RZ...
  13. Auto Glym 'Lifeshine'

    Detailing and Car Care
    Hi, Never tried this product but found the company offering it doing a google search. http://www.clean-image.co.uk/paintsealant/autoglym_lifeshine.htm Best regards Sisu
  14. trunk (boot) lid with 3rd brake light - where from?

    R129 SL-Class
    Hi, Erik if it's a German company that's what you often get. Most companies are not into the "service thing" if you know what I mean. Product might be ok though. Detailas, if you need help in translating etc. let me know. I will help you. Sisu
  15. Finally.......Some Pics

    R129 SL-Class
    Brett, Your wheels look great anyway[:)] Sisu
  16. R129 PHOTO GALLERY - Photos of R129 cars only please.

    R129 SL-Class
    RE: Picture thread of our lovely 129's Hi Kievlanie, The car came with the seats (option 565 rear seats used on sl models). Seatbacks fold forward to accomodate luggage instead of passengers: Regards Sisu
  17. Small rust spot - what to do?

    R129 SL-Class
    Ike, Thank's again. Sisu
  18. Small rust spot removal?

    Detailing and Car Care
    Scott, Thank you. Sisu
  19. 97 SL600 - 722.6 How I spent my Wednesday afternoon!

    R129 SL-Class
    Hi JimP, My tranny is 722624 00 984625 and car is '99. Should I expect this problem? Sisu
  20. Small rust spot - what to do?

    R129 SL-Class
    Hi, I have this spot in the paint on my RH inside trunk edge. Looks like rust. The spot is very small - much less than 1/10". What should I do? Sisu
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