1. Z

    R230 SL55 central locking radio receiver amplifier

    Hi I've just got myself a SL55. One small problem is that the key only locks and unlocks the car when it is close to the handles using IR. MBS Southampton have said that the key is transmitting radio but the receiver amplifier on the car needs changing. Any idea where that is and the part...
  2. J

    C63 vs Sl55

    Morning all, first post here hoping for some advice... It's got me up at 4am pacing the house! I've always been a fan of the amg series cars and am now in the position to purchase one alongside my heavily modified saffron Volvo V70r. I'm after some advice on what to choose between a c63...
  3. zoros

    Pulley clutch unit SL55

    Need some advice please? I believe MSL is the place to do the smaller supercharger pulley and chip upgrade? Does this 'tweak' include the whole pulley and clutch assembly for the price or just the pulley, please? Sepsarately. Where is the best place to purchase the following: Supercharger...
  4. M

    Is my SL55 a facelift or not ?

    My SL55 is a MY 2006 (according to spec check-( 806 - YEAR OF MODIFICATION)) and it has the wider rectangular shaped command screen when compared with the earlier models smaller and squarer version. I therefore assumed that my SL was the "2006 facelift" model that were showing up from Late 2004...
  5. M

    What exhaust system will make a R320 SL55 pop and Bang a little?

    I am looking to change the exhaust on my 05 SL55. I want it to sound more dramatic with pops and crack sounds, perhaps more C63 like. I don't want a straight pipe sound, just a bit more dramatic sounding when blipping the accelerator pedal. I want to keep the pre cats also. Anyone done this...
  6. T

    Sl55 amg turbine alloys question

    Hi, I'm looking for some help for a friend of mine, he has just bought an SL55 AMG 2004, he's bought it with some 18"AMG alloys on which are genuine but they are not the turbine alloys, he wants to put turbine's on but he's not sure if the turbine alloys were 18" as standard or 19", hope some of...
  7. flowrider

    SL55 AMG modifications by Youtuber

    Youtuber Tavarish has bought a 2003 SL55 AMG that he is going to modify and attempt to improve the car mechanically and visually whilst also attempting to reduce the SL's overall weight. Might be worth subscribing to his channel but here is the first video.
  8. M

    Sl55 sluggish response

    Hi all, wondering if the knowledgeable bods on here can give me a bit of advice... My SL55 has always seemed to me to have an issue with a sort of delay before accelerating. I've read a lot about the 2002 SL55 auto box being a little sluggish, but I'm convinced this is a 'Problem' rather than...
  9. D

    Looking to move to an SL55 - advice needed

    Hi everyone, joined here to get some real world advice and experience. Currently have an e46 M3 which I enjoy, but haven't really gelled with it. So looking around at other alternatives, have done the modded jap cars to death, and have got the fast Audi's out of my system as well...
  10. C


    Hi So I have had the wiring and everything burnt in my SL55 in rear boot because of this issue, managed to locate wiring from a breaker however just require the split charging ecu module. If anyone can help advise where I can find. I will be enquiring main dealers tomorrow and keep you posted...
  11. R

    Sl55 amg

    Hi i am from Cumbria and have an SL55 AMG and looking for advice...Thanks,Rory.
  12. rockits

    CLS55 vs SL55 Advice or Opinions?

    Well it looks like my search for an R129 SL60 AMG is nearing its end as not been able to find anything other than silly price stuff. I'm not going to pay 30-50k for one as although rare are not worth that to me. They are a modded SL500 at the end of the day and not thatuch better. Certainly...
  13. C

    05 mercedes sl55 amg wiring burnt in boot help needed

    Hi So just purchased a Mercedes SL55 for this summer, vehicle has been delivered and did not start after further research which I thought may have been a flat battery in the boot vehicle wiring seems to have been burnt on o/s rear quarter in boot for which reasons battery had been...
  14. WantSL55

    R230 ABC problem

    The left rear strut on My 2004 SL55 has suddenly become inoperative. Driving the car on Thursday and got a "grey" ABC fault "visit workshop" message, drove 10 miles to get home and could feel no difference with ride/handling. Switched off engine whilst moving cars to park it and when...
  15. B

    SL55 Coilover Conversion

    The parts have started to arrive in for the project :D Just waiting for the KW Variant 3 coilovers which should arrive in next week :D
  16. Graham21

    SL55 possibly wanted to buy

    Hi All, Now I have my E55 my brother now has the AMG bug and is looking for a well maintained SL55. If anyone is thinking about selling please let me know. He would prefer to buy from a forum member.
  17. R

    which scanner for sl55 R230

    Hi, Looking for advise on which scanner you would advise to get, besides STAR , for diagnostic function and being able to reset service lights when they appear. I do a lot of the work, basics, myself but need to be able to reset service and read fault codes, etc. My SL55 has an OBDll plug not...
  18. K

    R230 sl55 amg help to id a component on petrol tank

    Hello all Can anyone who know for sure (not guessing) what the round component next to the fuel sending unit is. I been to my local mercedes parts, and he could not see that second component on any of his diagrams, nor find the part via part number stamped on it (i think it reads...
  19. S

    SL55 dyno'd today

    I put my huge milage 163,000 2004 SL55 on a respected dyno today (it has a reputation for not being over enthusiastic) It made 499 Engine bhp 410 Wheel bhp 683 NM torque I was suprised it made so much as the only performance mods im aware of is the cats have been removed. Maybe it...
  20. JohnnyAMG

    SL55 AMG Wanted.

    I am currently in the market for an SL55. Ideal spec. Black - But may consider other colours. Less than 70k Full Service history with history file. Pano roof/Bose/ventilated seats. I am not interested in cars that are heavily modified. I don't mind Remap/Exhaust/Pulley/LSD I...
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