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SL500 Manual transmission?

 
Old 05-07-2011, 03:20 PM
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None, shopping for 129 manual 5 speed
I know this is an old thread, but come on. Anything can be done.

I personally, would not own an automatic in anything close to a sports car--which is what MB cars are mostly--almost a sports car.

One thing is universal. On any automotive forum you will find know-it-alls, saying can't be done, complaining about anything and everything. Go get a life. There is another whole group of people out there, who "can do anything", and "don't want to hear" your whining.

As for the guy wanting to swap in a manual. My advice is a Corvette engine and transmission. As for me, if I can't find a 129 with a manual, I'll go back to shopping for another Corvette.
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Old 03-14-2019, 01:14 PM
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Actually it has already been done so itís not a pipe dream as you say...

Originally Posted by sosh View Post
You posted your idea, however dumb it is on a public forum and you got my response. Try if if you wish but your going to end up with a piece of junk and lots of cash out the door. FYI, I have most likely worked on more cars than you have even owned. I surmise you are maybe 18 yrs old and I guess this may be a lesson for you. But then again you have nothing to lose, its not your car.
check out this video on YouTube this guy managed to change his car into a manual transmission....
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