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  1. R/C107 SL/SLC Class
    Hi Im in the process of swapping m117.965 engine from euro 500sec in to my euro '85 380SL. Engine is in and I'm in the process of putting everything back together and Ive run in to an issue. On new engine fuel distributor had a different setup and I've swapped one from my 380SL to make the...
  2. Welcome New Members NO CAR REPAIR ISSUES PLEASE
    My first cars 45 years ago were old MB 200 diesels that didn't last long. 20 years ago I became an excited owner of a 1964 230 SL that I sold unfortunately. And now I am a proud owner of a 1982 380SL.
  3. R/C107 SL/SLC Class
    Hi all, I have been looking to buy a mercedes SL for the longest time. I have stumbled across 2 deals near me: One is a 1981 Mercedes Benz 380SL Convertible which is going for 7500 and the other is a 1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SL Convertible going for 14500. I was wondering if these were good deals...
  4. R/C107 SL/SLC Class
    Hello all, typical "long time lurker, first-time poster" inquiry. I'm the recent owner of a 1985 380SL - Grey Market, "version for France," two POs, the most recent having owned it since 1993, and he purchased it from a girlfriend, who was the original owner. I'm going to give some back story...
  5. R/C107 SL/SLC Class
    Hi all, I'm pretty new here... I've been a vintage car enthusiast for a while now and I am finally in a spot to buy my first one. Of course, I am feeling some nerves as it's now become a reality and I just want to make sure I'm not buying something I'll regret. I've been following R107 sales on...
  6. R/C107 SL/SLC Class
    It's been a few weeks now I own a signal red 380SL 1982. The first few projects I took up are: 1. Clean the insides to remove dirt and age from the car. 2. Changing some fluids, spark plugs etc...I am watching a lot of youtube videos and also Ken from Mercedessource.com. I am waiting for some...
  7. R/C107 SL/SLC Class 'For Sale/Trade/Buy' Forum
    $9,000. 380SL 3.8 ltr. aluminum V8 fuel injection. New timing chain (single row). Both tops. Black canvas top in good shape w/ good visibility. 4-speed automatic. 110,000 miles Several small upgrades: 1) Pioneer Bluetooth radio w/ phone pairing. 2) LED lighting for all rear lights 3) Hella...
  8. R/C107 SL/SLC Class
    I recently re-did the connection of wires on my Becker 612 radio. I bought the car and it had a JVC installed but came with the original Becker so I installed the Becker. It worked fine with some whining upon acceleration, so I decided to re-do the connection with solder instead of the bad clips...
  9. R/C107 SL/SLC Class
    Hi all, introducing Scarlet: 1983 380SL. Got her a month ago and we are still getting to know each other :) She was first registered in NJ, moved to FL in 2005 and was shipped to Belgium in 2016. She has been parked in a dry hangar the last 5 years until the guy I bought her from decided...
  10. For Sale/Wanted/Trade/Giveaway
    No rustRuns and drives greatMatching Numbers 59K miles Hard Top Original Paint. All original interior un-restored! Clean Title Aftermarket speakers No accidents 27,500 john 239-300-8981 [email protected]
  11. R/C107 SL/SLC Class
    Hey All, I've been looking at this 1982 Mercedes Benz 380SL on a classic auction site called Clasiq. Looks clean, absolutely love the color, seems like a great car but I wanted to get others opinions before bidding. I will attach the link below, please let me know what you think. It's been a...
  12. R/C107 SL/SLC Class
    Hello! I found this wire disconnected in my SL yesterday. It’s been running fine without it plugged in. I plugged it in and fired it up to see what happened and it started up normal but quickly revved up to 6000 rpm before I shut it off. I unplugged it and ran it until warmup, drove it around...
  13. R/C107 SL/SLC Class
    Need help identifying the clearance for both intake and outtake valves. I've been looking and can't seem to find those anywhere. I have a 1983 380sl R107 3.5 V8. Thanks in advance for any help or guidance!
  14. R/C107 SL/SLC Class
    I've had a 1981 380 SLC for a while, and am finally old enough to start messing around with it a lot more and am extremely keen on getting her running. Unfortunately today, I think I discovered the main issue for the car cranking but not turning over. There's no electricity running to the fuel...
  15. W123 E,CE,D,CD,TD,TE Class
    I've had a 1981 380 SLC for a while, and am finally old enough to start messing around with it a lot more and am extremely keen on getting her running. Unfortunately today, I think I discovered the main issue for the car cranking but not turning over. There's no electricity running to the fuel...
  16. Welcome New Members NO CAR REPAIR ISSUES PLEASE
    hello i have 1979 r107 450sl . i import my car from usa and , i m gonna pay the tax of my country they want to know MSRP or factory price when new in 1979 pls help and thank you...
  17. R/C107 SL/SLC Class
    Hello, so happy I found this thread! I'd like to DIY swap out my fuel pressure regulator on my 1985 380sl, it just starting leaking fuel out of the vent hose. Any tips on how to access this part without too much trouble? I can't seem to find anything online stepping it out. Thanks so much for...
  18. R/C107 SL/SLC Class
    Hey everyone, Hoping to get some help diagnosing a new issue I'm running into with my 1984 380sl (170k miles) Recently had my passenger side camshaft, rocker arms, valve cover gaskets and washers, and cam oiler kit replaced about ten days ago. Two months ago I had engine mounts, front...
  19. R/C107 SL/SLC Class
    I'm curious if anyone has any information on swapping engines with something more modern that delivers stronger and smoother power. I don't want to dump an LS or any other engines that can deliver tons of horsepower, but I'm looking for something that is smoother and more reliable. I was...
  20. R/C107 SL/SLC Class
    I was planning on making a video but haven't found the time to edit it, so here is my guide from memory. Make no mistake, this isn't an easy job, It took me a whole week! Sorry for the horrid grammar, Ill try and edit that later. Parts needed, New water pump and gaskets (most water pumps...
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