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Mercedes Benz 500SL Fuel Pump, Electric, Direct Fit

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REPLACEMENT FUEL PUMP

Replacement Fuel Pump - Brand New is your dependable replacement product for your damaged part; guaranteed NEW - not reconditioned. This new fuel pump is ideal for your... (see more)

  • Brand SKU#: Replacement REPM314503
  • Condition: New
  • Operation: Electric
  • Product Fit: Direct Fit
  • Quantity Sold: Sold Individually
  • Fuel Sending Unit Included: No
  • Pressure Sensor Included: No
  • Recommended Use: OE Replacement
  • Anticipated Ship Out Time: 1-2 Business Days
  • Mechanism: Rollervane
  • Notes: Fuel pump motor
  • Prong Connector: 1 electrical connector; 2-prong pin connector
  • Replaces OE Number: 0020918801
  • Warranty: 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty
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Mercedes Benz 500SL Control Arm, Direct Fit

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REPLACEMENT CONTROL ARM AND BALL JOINT ASSEMBLY

Get your new control arm and ball joint assembly today! Replace your damaged control arm with this premium quality and the most affordable product in... (see more)

  • Brand SKU#: Replacement M281501
  • Location: Front, Passenger Side, Lower
  • Product Fit: Direct Fit
  • Quantity Sold: Sold Individually
  • Ball Joint Included: With ball joint(s)
  • Bushing Included: With bushing(s)
  • Recommended Use: OE Replacement
  • Adjustable: No
  • Anticipated Ship Out Time: 1-2 Business Days
  • Bushing Material: Rubber
  • Replaces OE Number: 1243303107
  • Warranty: 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty
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Mercedes Benz 500SL Grille Assembly, Silver, Plastic, Grille Insert, Direct Fit

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GRILLE INSERT, PLASTIC, SILVER -- A high quality, OE replacement grille insert; Backed by 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty.... (see more)
  • Brand SKU#: Replacement RBM070106
  • Location: Front
  • Material: Plastic
  • Type: Grille Insert
  • Color/Finish: Silver
  • Product Fit: Direct Fit
  • Quantity Sold: Sold Individually
  • Recommended Use: OE Replacement
  • Anticipated Ship Out Time: 1-2 Business Days
  • Notes: With emblem provision
  • Warranty: 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty
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Mercedes Benz 500SL Ignition Coil, Coil pack, Direct Fit

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REPLACEMENT IGNITION COIL

Fire up your ignition system with this brand new Replacement Ignition Coil!

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  • Brand SKU#: Replacement REPM504620
  • Location: Driver Side
  • Design: Coil pack
  • Product Fit: Direct Fit
  • Quantity Sold: Sold Individually
  • Recommended Use: OE Replacement
  • Anticipated Ship Out Time: 1-2 Business Days
  • Connector Gender: Female
  • Notes: 1 ignition coil per 4-cylinder and 6-cylinder engine; 12 volts; Stud type; 2-prong male terminal
  • Terminal Gender: Male
  • Terminal Quantity: 2
  • Terminal Type: Stud
  • Voltage: 12V
  • Warranty: 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty
  • Wire Attachment Style: Female
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Mercedes Benz 500SL Control Arm Kit, Direct Fit

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REPLACEMENT CONTROL ARM KIT - CONTAINS 2 CONTROL ARMS

Brand new and durable replacement kit for your defective control arm kit at low price is available here. This Replacement Control Arm Kit is... (see more)

  • Brand SKU#: Replacement REPM281532
  • Location: Rear, Driver And Passenger Side, Lower
  • Product Fit: Direct Fit
  • Quantity Sold: Kit
  • Ball Joint Included: With ball joint(s)
  • Bushing Included: With bushing(s)
  • Recommended Use: OE Replacement
  • Adjustable: No
  • Anticipated Ship Out Time: 1-2 Business Days
  • Bushing Material: Rubber
  • Notes: (2) Control Arms, (2) Control Arm Struts, (2) Thrust Arms, and (2) Camber Struts
  • Warranty: 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty
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Mercedes Benz 500SL Oxygen Sensor, 4-wire, Minor Modifications

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UNIVERSAL TYPE OXYGEN SENSOR, HEATED, 4-WIRE, SOLD INDIVIDUALLY

This REPLACEMENT oxygen sensor is crafted from high quality materials - stainless steel shell, hex nut, shield, Teflon-covered insulated... (see more)

  • Brand SKU#: Replacement USOS-4000
  • Type: 4-wire
  • Product Fit: Minor Modifications
  • Quantity Sold: Sold Individually
  • Recommended Use: OE Replacement
  • Anticipated Ship Out Time: 1-2 Business Days
  • Includes: Butt type connectors, without plug
  • Mounting Style: Threaded-in
  • Notes: Designed to fit screw-in type bungs; May not be compatible with flanges
  • Warranty: 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty
  • Wire Length: 5.91 in.
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Mercedes Benz 500SL Floor Mats, Black, Rubberized/Thermoplastic, Flat Floor Mat, Direct Fit

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HUSKY LINERS HEAVY DUTY FLOOR MATS

  • Custom fit floor mats for almost any car
  • Laser designed for a perfect fit
  • Economical alternative to more expensive molded floor liners
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  • Brand SKU#: Husky Liners 51111
  • Location: Front
  • Series: Husky Liners Heavy duty
  • Material: Rubberized/Thermoplastic
  • Type: Flat Floor Mat
  • Color/Finish: Black
  • Product Fit: Direct Fit
  • Quantity Sold: 2 Pieces
  • Row: Front
  • Style: All-Weather
  • Anticipated Ship Out Time: 1-2 Business Days
  • Logo: Plain
  • Warranty: Lifetime Husky Liners limited warranty
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Mercedes Benz 500SL Fan Clutch, Standard thermal, Direct Fit

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FAN CLUTCH, SOLD INDIVIDUALLY

Replacement Fan Clutch is an affordable replacement unit for your old or damaged original part.

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  • Brand SKU#: Replacement REPM313707
  • Design: Standard thermal
  • Product Fit: Direct Fit
  • Quantity Sold: Sold Individually
  • Recommended Use: OE Replacement
  • Anticipated Ship Out Time: 1-2 Business Days
  • Replaces OE Number: 1192000022, 1202000122
  • Warranty: 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty
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Mercedes Benz 500SL Blower Motor, Direct Fit

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BLOWER MOTOR, NATURAL, NEW -- With wheel; A high quality, OE replacement blower motor; Backed by 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty.... (see more)
  • Brand SKU#: Replacement REPM19201
  • Condition: New
  • Product Fit: Direct Fit
  • Quantity Sold: Sold Individually
  • Recommended Use: OE Replacement
  • Anticipated Ship Out Time: 1-2 Business Days
  • Notes: Includes blower wheel
  • Warranty: 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty
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Mercedes Benz 500SL Splash Shield, Plastic, Direct Fit

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  • Brand SKU#: Replacement REPM222311
  • Location: Front, Passenger Side, Front Section
  • Material: Plastic
  • Product Fit: Direct Fit
  • Quantity Sold: Sold Individually
  • Vehicle Body Type: Convertible
  • Recommended Use: OE Replacement
  • Anticipated Ship Out Time: Same day - 1 business day
  • Replaces OE Number: 1298840435
  • Replaces Partslink Number: MB1251113
  • Warranty: 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty
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Mercedes Benz 500SL Catalytic Converter, Traditional Converter, Semi-Universal

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  • Not legal for use in California or in states adopting the California emissions standards
  • Semi-universal design – cut out your old catalytic converter and weld in the new one
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  • Brand SKU#: Magnaflow 94007
  • Series: Magnaflow 49-State Semi-Universal
  • Type: Traditional Converter
  • Emissions: 48-State Legal (Cannot Ship to CA or NY)
  • Product Fit: Semi-Universal
  • Quantity Sold: Sold Individually
  • Tube Material: Stainless Steel
  • Anticipated Ship Out Time: 1-2 Business Days
  • Dimensions: 12 in. body length, 6.5 in. width, 4 in. thick, 16 in. overall length
  • Warranty: Magnaflow 25,000 Mile Limited Warranty
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Mercedes Benz 500SL Headlight, Clear Lens; Chrome Interior, Composite, DOT/SAE compliant, Direct Fit

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ANZO – DIAMOND CLEAR HEADLIGHTS

Diamond Clear headlights by Anzo can give you that European luxury flair, short of buying a BMW. Anzo’s Diamond Clear bulbs are a great way to upgrade your style... (see more)

  • Brand SKU#: Anzo 121157
  • Series: Anzo Crystal
  • Type: Composite
  • Color/Finish: Clear Lens; Chrome Interior
  • Product Fit: Direct Fit
  • Quantity Sold: Set of 2
  • Light Source: Halogen
  • Recommended Use: Performance
  • Anticipated Ship Out Time: 1-2 Business Days
  • Assembly: With Bulb(s)
  • Certification: DOT/SAE compliant
  • Notes: Applications with 126 S-pin only
  • Warranty: 1-year Anzo limited warranty
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Mercedes Benz 500SL Headlight Switch, Black, Plastic, Direct Fit

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HEADLIGHT SWITCH -- With 11 pins; This is a high quality, direct fit replacement headlight switch; Backed by 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty.... (see more)
  • Brand SKU#: Replacement REPM108902
  • Material: Plastic
  • Color/Finish: Black
  • Product Fit: Direct Fit
  • Quantity Sold: Sold Individually
  • Anticipated Ship Out Time: 1-2 Business Days
  • Warranty: 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty
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Mercedes Benz 500SL Transmission Mount, Black, Motor Mount, Direct Fit

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REPLACEMENT TRANSMISSION MOUNT

Replace flexible and sloppy mount with this Replacement Transmission Mount.

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  • Brand SKU#: Replacement REPM311515
  • Type: Motor Mount
  • Color/Finish: Black
  • Product Fit: Direct Fit
  • Quantity Sold: Sold Individually
  • Recommended Use: OE Replacement
  • Anticipated Ship Out Time: 1-2 Business Days
  • Replaces OE Number: 1242400618
  • Warranty: 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty
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Mercedes Benz 500SL Brake Pad Set, Ceramic, Direct Fit

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EBC – REDSTUFF CERAMIC BRAKE PAD SETS

EBC’s Redstuff brake pads are a unique blend of Aramid fibers and ceramic particles that combine to produce a pad that provides up to 25 percent shorter braking... (see more)

  • Brand SKU#: EBC DP3927C
  • Location: Front
  • Series: EBC Redstuff 3000
  • Material: Ceramic
  • Product Fit: Direct Fit
  • Quantity Sold: 2-Wheel Set
  • Recommended Use: Street Performance
  • Anticipated Ship Out Time: 1-2 Business Days
  • Asbestos Free: Yes
  • Does Not Include: Brake sensor
  • Includes: Shims
  • Notes: 100 mm pad width
  • Warranty: 1 year or 10,000-mile EBC warranty excluding wear and tear or race use
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Mercedes Benz 500SL Review

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Mercedes Benz 500SL: One of the More Memorable SL-Class Models

Precision engineering and distinct styling made Mercedes Benz stand out from the rest. A Mercedes Benz vehicle is anything but mainstream. Every curve, contour, and line makes the whole vehicle something to marvel at. And it’s not just now that the German luxury automaker has created a driving spectacle. As early as the 1950s, it has already come up with a stunner, a sure winner in its long generation of coupes and roadsters. The Mercedes Benz SL is a grand tourer that first came out in 1954. The SL is short for the German word Sport Leicht, which means sport lightweight. The SL Class launched various models that spanned through several generations. One of the models that made a mark is the Mercedes Benz 500SL.

1980s: The birth of the 500SL

The 500SL was introduced under the R107 of the SL Class. When SLC was dropped in 1981, the R107 series lived on through the 280, 380, and 500SL models. The 500SL was powered by a 5L V8 engine. During this time, V8s were modified to be more efficient. Some horsepower was cut off, but this meant the engine would use less fuel. The re-tuning involved using numerically shorter axle ratios. While other SL models in the R107 series were eventually replaced in 1985, the 500SL was continued. Updated 1986-1989 models, including the 500SL, came equipped with more modern pot brakes and larger discs. Their suspension was based on the W124 sedan.

Although the 560SL had a bigger capacity at 5.6 liter, the 500SL was still regarded as the fastest among 107 production vehicles. It didn’t have much restraint when it comes to emissions, so the Mercedes Benz 500SL only took about 7.4 seconds to reach 0 to 60 mph at its top speed of 140mph. Its torque was rated at 296 lb.-ft. at 3,200 rpm.

1990s: The 500SL lived through the R129 series

Out of the different SL models released in different markets, the 500SL was among the SL vehicles to make a huge buzz. Its specifications included electric windows, mirrors, seats, and roof. Its 5L V8 engine could generate up to 322 hp.

When Diana, Princess of Wales, leased a metallic-red 500SL in favor of her Jaguar XJS, this R129 vehicle attracted public attention. The member of the royal family was the first to use a foreign car, and this became quite a controversy. Because of media pressure, the 500SL had to be returned to Mercedes Benz in 1992.

For the 1994 model year, R129 SLs were re-badged. The Mercedes Benz 500SL became known as the SL500. Mercedes Benz veered away from its naming convention and instead started placing class letters before numbers, breaking its tradition of 40 years.

2000s: More recent SL vehicles

The SL-Class lived through the fifth generation R230 series (2003 to 2008) and the current generation R231 series (2012-present). The more recent SLs have been using mostly aluminum and have been designed to be wider and longer compared to their predecessor. With an aluminum body shell, the newer SLs are lighter. The SL500, for instance, weighs 125 kilograms less. The more recent SLs also feature more assistance systems on-board. They are also equipped with new features such as adaptive windscreen wipe/wash system and FrontBass system.

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