Something not mentioned by Richard is color combinations. Power was directed to the rear wheels by a four-speed automatic transmission. So why do some of them get bidders waving their paddles and others languish? Also, make sure that you have also changed the refrigerant when you changed the oil. As Richard mentioned, mileage is very key. However, despite its short time under the limelight, it still proved to be very popular most especially in the North American market.
The subframe mount is one of these rubber components-simply being exposed to the elements causes it to wear out and vanish completely. Even if the compressor is properly lubricated, a leak could still happen. The Mercedes Benz 560sl got its name from the 5. Mine only has 60,600 miles, and is in beautiful shape. It had a top speed of about 140 mph. The car had a double-wishbone front suspension and a diagonal axle setup in the rear. This process usually sets off the alarm.
Go on almost any craigslist page and you can find an example for sale. Standard features included a driver's-side airbag, air conditioning, cruise control and power windows, locks and mirrors. This engine could pump out 238 horsepower and 287 foot-pounds of torque, and it also made use of Bosch fuel injection. . For the domestic market, the 5. Don't post your car for sale in the comments.
I do believe that they are great cars when viewed practically and a great value as a fun second car. As romantic as the Grey-market seem they come at a cost. The series started off its production in 1971 and bid farewell in 1989. That's why these cars were given a bigger and more luxurious look. Valve cover gaskets, head gaskets, and rear main oil seals have been observed to leak. It may not be that nice, but these cars are hardly rare. The Mercedes Benz 560sl was specifically made for and sold only in four countries: Australia, Japan, Canada, and the United States.
The R107 platform offered a very high quality performing roadster with sustainability and great looks, not to mention the fact that they never break down. However, most alarm problems have been attributed to faulty wiring or just plain device malfunction. As with any vehicle, particularly one that's over two decades old, condition plays a huge part in determining value. Although it had gotten various updates and new engines over the years, it was still fundamentally the same car Mercedes had introduced way back in 1972. Page 1 of 1 Article. Notably unavailable were power adjustable seats and a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel. However, Mercedes might have forgotten to pay a little bit more attention to comfort-something that is quite uncharacteristic of Mercedes.
Everywhere I go mainly the grocery and golf course , it receives constant looks and comments. It was specifically manufactured with a reduced output of the 5. The oil will continue down the rear of the engine block to drop on the crossover pipe, and this will produce occasional smelly oil smoke. Notify me of newÂ comments via email. Usually, they are caused by metal-on-metal contact or air flow problems that could have possibly surfaced due to improper or loss of lubrication. Also, make sure to remove any shrapnel that got into the compressor. Therefore suspension and handling, although excellent for its purpose, was certainly not near expectations for a sporting machine.
Then sit-down and hide your wallet. This example is very clean and has been well maintained with recent service that includes all service records are available :New brake pads, sensors and rotorsNew rear axel sealNew water pump and gasketNew rear tiresNew drive beltsNew thermostatNew bypass hoseNew upper and lower radiator hosesNew windshield wipersNew intake gaskets and rubber sealsNew selector shift. It had the perfect combination of style and power that car enthusiasts adore even up to the present. I have always liked them. Of all the vehicles imported to the U. While this example appears decent and worthy of the current bid, I would still hold out for a gray market car. A traditional recirculating-ball steering system was used, rather than the more-modern rack-and-pinion type.
They become crispy, they crack, and they let oil pass from the camshaft area out onto the exhaust manifolds. Of course, as we know now, I did end up with a — just not that one. The single-overhead-cam, fuel-injected engine produced 227 horsepower at 5,200 rpm and 287 foot-pounds of torque at 3,500 rpm. A look through Barn Finds, Hemmings and Craigslist will find prices all over the place. This may cause unease especially to stocky or tall drivers.
I have always believed that they sell good new to rich folks who trade them after 2 years and never worry about the problems. The exterior is finished in a desirable Black Pearl, with a complementing palomino leather interior. High levels of heat may be produced by the compressor, causing the absence of cold air inside the cabin. It was also equipped with a large engine that proved to be extremely powerful. During the same period, the Ferrari 328 had an engine that produced 270 horsepower, while the Porsche 911 Turbo churned out 300 horsepower.