I ordered a new infrared 3 button flip keyfob for my R129 from Merc brentford in July, cost £207 and was told it would be 10-14 days from Germany.
3 weeks went past, called up and was told its on back order.
Found out last week its NLA!
The chap on the parts desk suggested writing a...
I've heard about the seat frames being titanium - especially as they integrated the seatbelt into the seat (which I believe was a first). Them costing the same as manufacturing a Golf is astounding.
I've also read about the development costs of the rollbar.
As for the grille blades, I'll...
I was searchinf for R129 parts on google and came across this photographer's website where he chronicals his 129 ownership.
I began reading his page and was hoping if forum members could shed some light on the following from his page: Mercedes SL500
The front grill slats are...
I found these US style indicator lenses for my R129 - http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/251650696186?_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
However they are only suitable for pre-1993 cars. Does anyone know of where I can get a pair for my 1999 model?
Thank you in advance
I decided to get rid of the Alpine headunit that came with my 1999 SL. A contact has a few units in stock and I wanted to get your opinions on which is the one to go for.
I want one with navigation, I probably won't use it much but its so damn cool on an older car. My options are:
Going to change the hydraulic fluid for my 1999 R129. I want to bleed the old fluid out by taking off the return line. Can anyone identify which one it is? There were no markings on the pump to indicate direction
Thanks in advance