There was no 380SL in 1972. The 107 series came out in 1971 as a 350SL. In 1972 the 450SL also became available and in 1974 the six cylinder 280SL was released. The all alloy engined 380SL (and 500SL) did not come along until 1980 when the earlier iron block engines were discontinued. Around 1986 the six cylinder 300SL became available, the 420 replaced the 380 and in some markets (US, Aus) the 560 became available. The 107 series was finally replaced with the 129 series in 1989.
Unfortunately I forgot my password in EPC and since my computer died some time ago I lost all stored pass words. Tried to reset it but I got this message. Does anyone know who GEMS is and how to contact them.
Spinning up a new thread to document the journey of refreshing the interior. As some of you may know Eleanor is getting ready for a respray so I thought it's a good opportunity to kill two birds with one stone so to speak. The scope of works as I see it right now includes...
Has the onset of Electric Vehicles (EV) made you rethink about purchasing an Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) vehicle?
I'll admit, I am reluctant to purchase a new ICE vehicle but would still purchase a used discounted ICE vehicle.
Some forecasters are predicting "Auto Armageddon" for the Auto...
been in the garage today, to finally begin the timing chain job and I must admit I prepared for much worse. Fairly Straight forward job. Tedious in some instances.
Replaced only the chain so far in few hours I had available and dodged a bullet when the head end of the new chain fell...
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