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Year
1990
Make
Mercedes-Benz
Model
300SL-24V
Color
735 silver
Packages
OEM
History
3 owner vehicle with OEM window sticker. Now 160000 miles. Bought for 5000$ in 2009 with 94000 miles as project child. Solid body. No rust. Extra clean interior. No mechanic has touched this car since I bought it.
1990 Mercedes-Benz 300SL-24V (735 silver)

Modifications

Drivetrain
OEM 300SL-24V.
New head gasket at 112,000 miles.
Overhauled/exchanged intake manifold, rubber parts, vacuum parts and seals and renewed all fuel/ignition system related items incl. the fuel distributor over a 7 year time period. Found a complete brand new fuel injection system for $800. All repairs DIY!
Interior
1999 Mercedes burlwood SL500/SLK sport steering wheel, cupholder and aftermarket burlwood shifter knob. Installed OEM Mercedes seat heaters with R129 switches and new leather seat covers.
Installed 600SL OEM new burlwood center console and burlwood rollers.
Exterior
OEM ...had to replace/renew the front bumper. Chrome tips on the OEM muffler. Replaced the softtop OEM black German canvas myself.

Excellent condition hardtop.
Exchanged orange front blinkers for R129 99 clear version. False licence plate used for pictures.
Audio
OEM Becker 1480 modified with Aux-in cable. Added two OEM rear Bose speakers from the 99 R129 with wiring and a fader switch in front console. Have a 10 disc FM-modulated CD-changer in the right rear storage compartment with wired remote and aux-in connector hidden behind the center console compartment.
Suspension
OEM Mercedes AMG pedal set. New front and rear shocks/struts & strut mounts at 135,000 miles. New steering damper and complete Lemfoerder front lower control arms at 145,000 miles.
Wheel and Tire
Added 18 inch R230 wheels with 10mm spacers. Modified rear and front fender lips to be able to drive the R230 slightly wider wheel size in front and back.
OEM spare. Using 16 inch rims for my winter tires.
Riding on Continental Pro Contact's in the summer and Hankook Winter I-cept evo's 225/55VR16...best tires I have ever driven.

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