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09-10-2016, 05:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,553
Posted By SL4Life

Trunk [soft close] actuator is not pulling the...

Trunk [soft close] actuator is not pulling the trunk all the way closed and will probably need replacing. Good luck.
08-21-2016, 03:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,000
Posted By SL4Life

Stunning but please update rear tails to led!...

Stunning but please update rear tails to led! Other than that, ������
08-21-2016, 09:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By SL4Life

They are using the same factory enclosure, if I...

They are using the same factory enclosure, if I remember correctly, the 10 inch shallow mount was the preferred replacement. But double check that...

Jl Audio 10tw3-d4 Shallow-mount 10...
08-20-2016, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By SL4Life

Plenty of guys have replaces bose sub with JL sub...

Plenty of guys have replaces bose sub with JL sub and are happy with extra bass. But let's face it, a sub is only as good as its enclosure...
08-20-2016, 09:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 613
Posted By SL4Life

HAS ANYONE SUCCESSFULLY RETROFITTED THIS WHEEL AND GOT THE BUTTONS TO WORK?

Anyone?

366253 (http://s850.photobucket.com/user/f150harle/media/Screenshot_20160820-205940.jpg.html)
08-20-2016, 08:10 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

Look good. Unfortunately those wheels will not...

Look good. Unfortunately those wheels will not fill out the wide Fenders, and I don't think they sell spacers that thick; I could be wrong...
07-30-2016, 06:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,975
Posted By SL4Life

Correct, I would only trust this project to...

Correct, I would only trust this project to someone who is familiar. Thanks for your advise...
07-29-2016, 10:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,975
Posted By SL4Life

So from what I've gathered so far is: I'll have...

So from what I've gathered so far is: I'll have to get a unit that's compatible with my vin, have it zeroed out and them reprogrammed with SDS. Doesn't seem so complicated. This is all great...
07-28-2016, 11:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,975
Posted By SL4Life

LOL ok. So I need a '03-'04 cluster then? Maybe a...

LOL ok. So I need a '03-'04 cluster then? Maybe a work around would be to get a busted 63 cluster and just swap the faceplates with the 55's; assuming the numbers are in the exact location, which...
07-28-2016, 10:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,975
Posted By SL4Life

That was great information, thank you. Since the...

That was great information, thank you. Since the sl55 speedometer goes to 200 and the sl500 goes to 160; will the programming allow the new cluster to show the correct speed?

Also, is there...
07-28-2016, 08:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,975
Posted By SL4Life

I keep getting conflicting answers. I'm gonna...

I keep getting conflicting answers. I'm gonna investigate this further. What did you do with the cluster?
07-28-2016, 07:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,975
Posted By SL4Life

Did you ever get this done?

Did you ever get this done?
07-28-2016, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 13,584
Posted By SL4Life

Who can program it? Also, can a '09 SL63...

Who can program it? Also, can a '09 SL63 cluster be retrofitted in a '03 SL 500?
07-27-2016, 08:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 594
Posted By SL4Life

Finding the wheels not so bad. Bennett searching...

Finding the wheels not so bad. Bennett searching all day yesterday and only found 1 black airbag online and I need the stone color. If I have to buy it new at over 2k I might just be customizing a...
07-26-2016, 08:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 594
Posted By SL4Life

Been researching this all day and found this...

Been researching this all day and found this about an hour ago! According to this it is plug & play. I am searching for parts now... :D
...
07-26-2016, 08:02 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

Still waiting to see those wheels! Did you ever...

Still waiting to see those wheels! Did you ever straighten out the r231 steering wheel issue?
07-26-2016, 03:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 594
Posted By SL4Life

Thanks for taking the time to respond. I did...

Thanks for taking the time to respond. I did search using words like 'sl 500 steering wheel upgrade, conversion and retrofit' and I saw threads were people have retrofitted wheels from other cars...
07-26-2016, 12:44 PM
07-11-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By SL4Life

lol, all good (put the gun down)...

lol, all good (put the gun down)...
07-11-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By SL4Life

lol no I thought you were saying the display cost...

lol no I thought you were saying the display cost ruffly $1k so I was clarifying that it is the installation kit thats for sale and not the navigation unit.
07-11-2015, 02:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By SL4Life

Actually Ghostty, the trim kit & accessories...

Actually Ghostty, the trim kit & accessories (when you convert the Yen) is $1,024! Guess it's still cheaper than having a custom install; according to the pricing I'd received. ..
07-09-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By SL4Life

Contact page wasn't legible either. :(

Contact page wasn't legible either. :(
07-09-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By SL4Life

What's only $1k?

What's only $1k?
07-08-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By SL4Life

Sgaar, thanks for your input. I tried Google...

Sgaar, thanks for your input. I tried Google translate and got that first page but when I click the button that appears to be to checkout, that page does not get translated! Do you have anymore...
07-08-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By SL4Life

GREAT FIND BUT I DON'T SPEAK JAPANESE !!

http://www.trigger-jp.com/cgi-bin/shopping/page.cgi?act=page&id=301

Hi guys, while searching for a bezel for the 8" Alpine I came across this! Any help with the translation or if anyone knows...
10-07-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 727
Posted By SL4Life

Are the paddles a retrofit?

Are the paddles a retrofit?
09-13-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,328
Posted By SL4Life

CAN'T WAIT TO GET HOME TO TRY THIS!

Thanks so much for taking the time out I appreciate it. My trunk is partially open so I hope this works. I'll let you know how I make out.

Oh and by the way, what was the problem? Was it...
09-12-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,328
Posted By SL4Life

TOP WON'T GO UP, CAN I MANUALLY RAISE it?

Dropped my top today and noticed oil on the rear deck and luggage area. Cleaned it (not knowing where it came from) and went about my business. Just got home and the top was barely able to close. I...
08-21-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,668
Posted By SL4Life

08-18-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,668
Posted By SL4Life

Makes sense...

Makes sense...
08-12-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,668
Posted By SL4Life

LIST UPDATED:

1. Pete S

2. JosephAnthony*

3. Macysum

4. Pcarguy

5. JN74SL
07-27-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,971
Posted By SL4Life

07-27-2014, 03:53 AM
07-12-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 417
Posted By SL4Life

NO BACKLIGHTING IN SPEEDOMETER FOR MPH, TACH, FUEL GAUGE ETC.

Any idea what could cause this or is there an option somewhere that turns up the backlighting on the instrument cluster?
07-07-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,676
Posted By SL4Life

So I got the car back today after having the rear...

So I got the car back today after having the rear cats removed and I am a very happy camper!

I'll describe the sound as follows:

She's still a lady, but when you step on her the freak comes...
07-01-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,676
Posted By SL4Life

Thanks for verifying that. Now if you can clear...

Thanks for verifying that. Now if you can clear the rumor about us not having resonaters please...
06-30-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,676
Posted By SL4Life

I haven't verified this but I read that there are...

I haven't verified this but I read that there are no o2 sensors on the rear cats!
06-28-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,676
Posted By SL4Life

Thanks. Gonna checkout those vids. :)

Thanks. Gonna checkout those vids. :)
06-28-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,676
Posted By SL4Life

How does it sounds? I'm considering a performance...

How does it sounds? I'm considering a performance exhaust because I wasn't a little more sound. Don't need*obnoxiously*loud but I'd like to hear it!
06-26-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 813
Posted By SL4Life

What region?

What region?
05-29-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,302
Posted By SL4Life

Happened to me about a month ago. It was the high...

Happened to me about a month ago. It was the high pressure hose. Not knowing any better and wanting to get the car home I drove It and f+#kd the pump! :((
05-29-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,668
Posted By SL4Life

Philly!

Philly!
05-26-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 822
Posted By SL4Life

That's what I wanted to hear! Cats will be gone...

That's what I wanted to hear! Cats will be gone tomorrow! Have you guys considered removing the front pair?
What are the pros & cons of removing the front pair (if anyone knows)?
05-25-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,668
Posted By SL4Life

I'm in! #subscribed...

I'm in!

#subscribed...
05-24-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 822
Posted By SL4Life

Goodie goodie, thanks..

Goodie goodie, thanks..
05-24-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 822
Posted By SL4Life

So what differences do you notice? Mostly, how...

So what differences do you notice? Mostly, how does it sound?!

Do you have any plans on getting the light off?
05-24-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 822
Posted By SL4Life

Rear cats coming apart, can I delete?

Without the check engine light coming on?
05-24-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,676
Posted By SL4Life

Rear cats coming apart, can I delete?

Without the check engine light coming on?
05-02-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,764
Posted By SL4Life

Chris apparently this unit does or at least did...

Chris apparently this unit does or at least did exist. Here is sone info another member posted:

https://mbworld.org/forums/showthread.php?t=30043
05-01-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 440
Posted By SL4Life

Bump...

Bump...
04-30-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,764
Posted By SL4Life

Guess not. 84 hits and no comments! :))

Guess not. 84 hits and no comments! :))
04-30-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 564
Posted By SL4Life

CAN'T FIND THIS HEAD UNIT ANYWHERE! :((

https://mbworld.org/forums/showthread.php?p=6026194#post6026194
04-30-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 48,056
Posted By SL4Life

Chris do you know anything about this unit? ...

Chris do you know anything about this unit?

https://mbworld.org/forums/showthread.php?p=6026194#post6026194
04-30-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,764
Posted By SL4Life

ANYONE HAVE ANY INFO ON THIS HEAD UNIT?

This would be the icing on the cake for my project but I've only seen it in these two pictures I can't find any info on it! :(

http://i850.photobucket.com/albums/ab63/f150harle/attachment-7.jpg
...
04-27-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 32,450
Posted By SL4Life

x2 please? Thanks in advance..

x2 please? Thanks in advance..
04-22-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 26,460
Posted By SL4Life

On 20's! 407238

On 20's!

407238
04-07-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

Hood, fenders, side skirts, front & rear bumper...

Hood, fenders, side skirts, front & rear bumper with diffuser (fitment 97 %) are around $4k from Sarona.com in Queens, NY. Add $1k to upgrade to 2014 style SL63 AMG bumper. Deck lid spoiler from JB...
04-07-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

Oh I'm sorry, what was your question?

Oh I'm sorry, what was your question?
04-07-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

Hey Chris. Of course I remember that project, how...

Hey Chris. Of course I remember that project, how can I forget it I still get alerted everytime someone posts to it! Lol. You and I have talk via email etc several times, before I got started on this...
04-05-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

Thanks endosarg! Re: the led daytime lights: I...

Thanks endosarg! Re: the led daytime lights: I paid $1k more to upgrade the front bumper from the regular SL63 style to the 2013 SL63 style. For me, they were a must have!!! :)
03-30-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 958
Views: 525,036
Posted By SL4Life

Ahh, there she goes, the 'Silver Bullet'! :))

Ahh, there she goes, the 'Silver Bullet'! :))
03-30-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 958
Views: 525,036
Posted By SL4Life

Nice! But no pic of the front? You gotta be...

Nice! But no pic of the front? You gotta be kidding me! :o
03-30-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 958
Views: 525,036
Posted By SL4Life

Congratulations!!! Welcome & enjoy... :)

Congratulations!!! Welcome & enjoy... :)
03-12-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

You can get them for about $12 from the dealer....

You can get them for about $12 from the dealer. Ask for the plugs for a 2011 SL 550 and you'll also need a few pins.
03-12-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

Thanks for your input & compliment.

Thanks for your input & compliment.
02-20-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 958
Views: 525,036
Posted By SL4Life

Lovely pics! Thank you guys for sharing... ...

Lovely pics! Thank you guys for sharing...

Here's mine!

http://i850.photobucket.com/albums/ab63/f150harle/20140209_124306-1.jpg
02-15-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,061
Posted By SL4Life

Because if your not north of 500hp you don't need...

Because if your not north of 500hp you don't need it.
02-14-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 67,559
Posted By SL4Life

^^ +2

^^ +2
02-14-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 619
Posted By SL4Life

If your posting cash and your not getting a hell...

If your posting cash and your not getting a hell of a steal on that car then look for one with lower miles. Preferably under 70k.
02-10-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

The infamous eBay. Type in SL63 Wheels.

The infamous eBay. Type in SL63 Wheels.
02-10-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

Thanks Robert. Yea she'll be parked up until the...

Thanks Robert. Yea she'll be parked up until the weather breaks. I sure am looking fwd to the warmer days. I've only had the top down once, that was right after I bought the car just to make sure it...
02-09-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

Sooo... Here is my attempt at a photo shoot;...

Sooo...

Here is my attempt at a photo shoot; and now I know why folks hire professionals. Anyhow, I didn't want to post pics prior to debadging and installing the lowering links & big brake kit...
02-03-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

Well the fenders did come with the 6.3 badging...

Well the fenders did come with the 6.3 badging which of course looks great but hmmm, carbon fiber would look sexy too! :)
01-30-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

Exactly right! I like my vehicles to look stock...

Exactly right! I like my vehicles to look stock so I was actually going with either the SL63 wheels or the star shape that goes on the CL & ML when I stumbled on these and they were a must have!...
01-29-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

I hear ya. The fender vents however would not...

I hear ya. The fender vents however would not look appealing at all without anything on them. What would you suggest for those?
01-29-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

Wolfman thanks for the compliment. Sorry to...

Wolfman thanks for the compliment. Sorry to disappoint you but yes it is a full blown clone with fender badges and all! Lol. I'm pretty sure that some models with the amg sport package do come with...
01-28-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

Lol guys thanks for your patience... I...

Lol guys thanks for your patience...

I promise as soon as this snow melts she will be spit shined and out for photos! Lol :)
...
01-26-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 739
Posted By SL4Life

I live in Philly and I just said the same thing...

I live in Philly and I just said the same thing to my wife! Lol
01-18-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,154
Posted By SL4Life

You are sooo right!

You are sooo right!
01-17-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,154
Posted By SL4Life

Wow I'm gonna Google that..

Wow I'm gonna Google that..
01-16-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,154
Posted By SL4Life

I don't usually do domestic cars, but this s#+t is Hot!

I've always like the exteriors of Corvettes but I've always felt like the interior was much to plain and didn't compliment the exterior. I need to feel good about the inside & the outside of my...
01-15-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,513
Posted By SL4Life

If I may add my two cents; here is the route I am...

If I may add my two cents; here is the route I am taking, although after the unit is test fitted I am having the wood trim and radio bezel removed and molded together then wrapped in cf and...
01-15-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 815
Posted By SL4Life

Good work Dave! Do you think it's possible to...

Good work Dave! Do you think it's possible to retrofit the SL63 cluster (keeping in mind the mileage Is different)?

SUBSCRIBED.....
01-14-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,830
Posted By SL4Life

IS THERE A WAY TO MAKE AFTERMARKET DRL LED'S DIM AT NIGHT LIKE THE FACTORY LIGHTS?

As the title says: my problem is my aftermarket drl's look great in the daytime but at night it's like having your hi beams on, they're blinding!
...
01-14-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,261
Posted By SL4Life

Bob there are no longer any lights on the line....

Bob there are no longer any lights on the line. My drls are wired to a direct ignition source so when the ignition comes on the drls come on so the old fog light wires are just taped up and tucked...
01-14-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

Lol sorry for the wait. We've had snow over here...

Lol sorry for the wait. We've had snow over here on the east coast. I build new houses and there aren't enough hours in a day so I only get to play with her on Sundays (if I'm lucky). I have drilled...
01-14-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 529
Posted By SL4Life

That's not gonna happen! Sorry...

That's not gonna happen! Sorry...
01-14-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,261
Posted By SL4Life

I wondered about going that route but when I...

I wondered about going that route but when I emailed a few sellers of the cancellers they could never confirm. This would be my first choice. Thanks.
01-12-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

:))

:))
01-12-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

Do you want the ovals or the new style...

Do you want the ovals or the new style rectangles? They're are a couple sellers on eBay. Enter 'amg exhaust tips' in the search bar. Let me know how you make out.
01-12-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

I'll try and take a pic for you but if my memory...

I'll try and take a pic for you but if my memory serves me correctly I don't think it makes a diiffrence none of them are a direct fit. The pipe gets cut off and then modification is needed.
01-10-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,025
Posted By SL4Life

Do it! :))

Do it! :))
01-10-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,261
Posted By SL4Life

That's the way I'll go. Thank you...

That's the way I'll go. Thank you...
01-04-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,323
Posted By SL4Life

It's not a C class but since you mentioned sexy,...

It's not a C class but since you mentioned sexy, just thought I'd throw this in there! ;)

http://i850.photobucket.com/albums/ab63/f150harle/20131224_122704.jpg
01-04-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

Teaser pic! Official photos coming after the snow...

Teaser pic! Official photos coming after the snow melts and I can take her to a pretty location and attempt a photo shoot. :)

http://i850.photobucket.com/albums/ab63/f150harle/20131224_122704.jpg
01-04-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

Thank you sir and your welcome.

Thank you sir and your welcome.
01-04-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,323
Posted By SL4Life

Yes I saw Matt's. They're very nice, but small...

Yes I saw Matt's. They're very nice, but small...
01-04-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,323
Posted By SL4Life

Quality aftermarket bmw parts aren't any cheaper!...

Quality aftermarket bmw parts aren't any cheaper!

http://i850.photobucket.com/albums/ab63/f150harle/Screenshot_2014-01-04-18-30-08-1.png
01-04-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,323
Posted By SL4Life

Maybe they increase response time!

Maybe they increase response time!
01-04-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,261
Posted By SL4Life

Thank you for taking the time to weigh in. I am a...

Thank you for taking the time to weigh in. I am a builder and carpenter by trade so what your saying makes sense logically but I wouldn't have a clue how to go about measuring the bulbs resistance! I...
01-03-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,261
Posted By SL4Life

TIA for your replies. All suggestions are welcome.

TIA for your replies. All suggestions are welcome.
01-03-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,261
Posted By SL4Life

How do I get rid of fog light error code?

I have a custom bumper with daytime running led's. They are wired to an ignition source so when the key is turned they come on. So the wires that ran to the fog lights are cut and capped off. The...
01-03-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,064
Posted By SL4Life

Nice! More pics...

Nice! More pics...
12-30-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

Lol. Thanks you won't Bree disappointed! :y

Lol. Thanks you won't Bree disappointed! :y
12-30-2013, 12:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 424
Posted By SL4Life

Google...

Google...
12-26-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

Reg- I actual picked it up on Friday and the guys...

Reg- I actual picked it up on Friday and the guys did an amazing job! I will post pics in the next couple of days as I attempt a photo shoot! Lol :)

Thanks for checking in...
12-15-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,567
Posted By SL4Life

Yes it looks ok at best. However, I'm pretty sure...

Yes it looks ok at best. However, I'm pretty sure that's the same one from the Chinese manufacturer and I hear that they are junk! (No offense to anyone with said unit). Lol
12-15-2013, 02:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,567
Posted By SL4Life

Why can't we get this here in the States?!

Stumbled on this unit while searching for an alternative to the '03's outdated command. It's from a Japanese company named Sampo. It's an 8" touchscreen unit that supposedly incorporates factory...
12-10-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 38,280
Posted By SL4Life

39. What's funny is I used to call the SL "the...

39. What's funny is I used to call the SL "the old man's Mercedes" some years back when I had a CLK. Now that old guy is me! Lol
12-10-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 38,280
Posted By SL4Life

Well now you can't go any higher! Lol

Well now you can't go any higher! Lol
12-09-2013, 10:59 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

Not off hand. Send a pm tomorrow as a reminder...

Not off hand. Send a pm tomorrow as a reminder and I'll ask.
12-09-2013, 10:40 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

Jump em from the side marker lights and call it a...

Jump em from the side marker lights and call it a day!

My side marker lights had no power to them (not as a result from the conversion) so my guys jumped them from the parking lights since the...
12-05-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 945
Posted By SL4Life

You can trust this member. Spirit he's in...

You can trust this member.

Spirit he's in Chili, South America.
12-01-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

I had to get a shot of the guys at STS Tires...

I had to get a shot of the guys at STS Tires wrestling to get the 4 super low profile tires on the rims! Hour and a half for all 4! Smh. I had to tip em in the end! Lol

( 265/30/20 F 295/25/20...
11-28-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

MODERATORS: I think this post deserves a "sticky"...

MODERATORS: I think this post deserves a "sticky" for all who has done or is attempting the facelift conversion. The choice is yours.

Members feel free to agree or disagree...
11-28-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

Thanks for the insight. We will make sure they...

Thanks for the insight. We will make sure they are shining where they're supposed to; and verify the functionality of the auto leveling feature, Thanks...
11-28-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

Wolfman, I may be wrong but I would think...

Wolfman,

I may be wrong but I would think (logically) that the default position of the projector would be to shine straight, and then adjust up or down accordingly.

Since 1998, regulation ECE...
11-27-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

Thanks! Once the wheels are mounted I will...

Thanks! Once the wheels are mounted I will attempt a photo shoot. :))
11-27-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

Wth, the mysteries continue... Smh

Wth, the mysteries continue... Smh
11-27-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

Peppe, while your shedding light from the...

Peppe, while your shedding light from the European side, what's up with that extra light you guys have in the corner?! (:~o
...
11-27-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

Something rang a bell the more I thought about...

Something rang a bell the more I thought about it, so I went back to the specs of the lights I actually have and not the lights the car originally came with. Raffi I don't know which lights you...
11-27-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

Thank you sir. Ahhh a man with knowledge! Haha ...

Thank you sir. Ahhh a man with knowledge! Haha
Well logically that makes perfect sense, where were you two weeks ago?! Lol
11-26-2013, 11:49 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

Forgive me father for I have sinned. It's been 6...

Forgive me father for I have sinned. It's been 6 days since my last post! Lol...

Well, it turns out that the non starting issue was in fact something minor like I prayed for it to be, the fuel...
11-20-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

Neither do we but you do have 'auto leveling' and...

Neither do we but you do have 'auto leveling' and according your photo I believe I know where the pins are for it now.
11-20-2013, 02:55 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

Yes! 'Spirit' you totally Rock! Hopefully I can...

Yes! 'Spirit' you totally Rock! Hopefully I can rest now.. :)
11-20-2013, 01:06 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

LololoL...

LololoL...
11-20-2013, 12:03 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

Not if it is indeed just these two wires that...

Not if it is indeed just these two wires that needs figuring out! (Those wires are from the smaller plug that's next to the main plug that we've all been ignoring). Lol
...
11-19-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

After hours of troubleshooting it boiled down to...

After hours of troubleshooting it boiled down to reversing these two pins to make all of the headlight's capabilities fully functional!! (auto leveling still in progress)

Thanks Juha for laying...
11-19-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

Lol I was just about to pm you. You won't believe...

Lol I was just about to pm you. You won't believe what the problem was! Stand by...
11-19-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

Reconfiguring the pins is a success! Parking...

Reconfiguring the pins is a success! Parking lamps, hi & low beams, indicators and bi-xenons w/ shutter operation are all fully functional... :) SL Headlight Update Success! - YouTube
11-18-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 426
Posted By SL4Life

Question for '09 & Up Owners ??

Hi All,

Myself and a few other members have done the facelift on our '03 to '08 vehicles and are experiencing some wiring issues with our headlights.

Can someone ('09 & Up owner) be so kind...
11-16-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

Well, the lighting is reconfigured for the most...

Well, the lighting is reconfigured for the most part minus a few bugs. Just have to figure out why the indicators go out when the high beams are on; and verify that the parking lights are located in...
11-14-2013, 03:10 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

Much appreciated...

Much appreciated...
11-10-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By SL4Life

Actually, nick55 posted that in '09, I just did a...

Actually, nick55 posted that in '09, I just did a little research for you to help you out because I'm good with finding stuff! Lol Anyhow your welcome, good luck!
11-10-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

I did edit the caption for clarification. Thanks...

I did edit the caption for clarification. Thanks for bringing it to my attention.
11-10-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

Your welcome. There are two Brown wires and there...

Your welcome. There are two Brown wires and there are two white wires with black stripes.
11-10-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By SL4Life

'nick55' posted: You need to take out the...

'nick55' posted:

You need to take out the lower center mesh, remove the 10 mm nut behind the relevent side, remove the grille, and there are 2 silver screws holding the top of the bumper on. Then,...
11-10-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

Well -Reg- My friend. The shop has been waiting...

Well -Reg- My friend. The shop has been waiting on a super-tech (that even Mercedes dealerships use) to come in and wire the lights and also to see why the car all of a sudden isn't starting (engine...
10-31-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 17,495
Posted By SL4Life

and how is she running?

and how is she running?
10-31-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

Yes yes yes I agree! I call it the best of both...

Yes yes yes I agree! I call it the best of both worlds! ;)
10-30-2013, 11:31 PM
Replies: 958
Views: 525,036
Posted By SL4Life

Sweeeeeet!

Sweeeeeet!
10-30-2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 440
Posted By SL4Life

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
10-30-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 958
Views: 525,036
Posted By SL4Life

Your rear rotors are huge! Oem?

Your rear rotors are huge! Oem?
10-30-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 958
Views: 525,036
Posted By SL4Life

Nice! Did you use the module to lower it?

Nice! Did you use the module to lower it?
10-30-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 958
Views: 525,036
Posted By SL4Life

Looks good. Post more pics. And angle pics that...

Looks good. Post more pics. And angle pics that show the lips...
10-30-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

Restoring cars is a hobby of mine. I...

Restoring cars is a hobby of mine. I intentionally bought a car that was hit in the front so I can fix it the way I want which in this case is the sl63 style. Some people are into bodykits and some...
10-28-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

Yea im pretty sure that fiber reinforced plastic...

Yea im pretty sure that fiber reinforced plastic (FRP) is just a fancy name for fiberglass. I used to look down on fiberglass until I found out that my 24' Bayliner and most racing boats are made...
10-28-2013, 01:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 14,416
Posted By SL4Life

I know this thread is old but if it's still alive...

I know this thread is old but if it's still alive please pm the cost for the 500ecu upgrade. Thanks
10-28-2013, 12:14 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

Thanks. The LED drl's is the only reason I didn't...

Thanks. The LED drl's is the only reason I didn't go oem! :)
10-27-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 424
Posted By SL4Life

Misc '03 SL PARTS FOR SALE !

I repaired this '03 SL with SL63 facelift parts.


http://i850.photobucket.com/albums/ab63/f150harle/Picture055-1.jpg

http://i850.photobucket.com/albums/ab63/f150harle/Picture052.jpg

SO I'M...
10-27-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 440
Posted By SL4Life

Misc '03 SL PARTS FOR SALE !

I repaired this '03 SL with SL63 facelift parts.

http://i850.photobucket.com/albums/ab63/f150harle/Picture055-1.jpg

http://i850.photobucket.com/albums/ab63/f150harle/Picture052.jpg

So I'm...
10-27-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

I'm not sure so I'll pm the info to you. I bought...

I'm not sure so I'll pm the info to you. I bought the connectors for the newer lights from the dealer and the electrical tech will reroute the pin configuration. I will ask if he can document the...
10-27-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

Thanks. Are you considering a conversion or amg...

Thanks. Are you considering a conversion or amg bodykit? I'm assuming you have a SL, what year is it?
10-26-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 958
Views: 525,036
Posted By SL4Life

ULTIMATE SL63 CONVERSION THREAD! ...

ULTIMATE SL63 CONVERSION THREAD!

https://mbworld.org/forums/showthread.php?p=5822628#post5822628
10-25-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

Continued... Excuse the dust, New SL63 hood,...

Continued...

Excuse the dust, New SL63 hood, fenders and rocker panels (side skirts) are on. Jeremy shows off how well the parts fit......
10-24-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,026
Posted By SL4Life

Guys here is another alternative for adding LED...

Guys here is another alternative for adding LED drls. Checkout the new 2013 style LEDs on my SL63 Conversion!

Milo your project turned out awesome!
...
10-23-2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 785
Posted By SL4Life

Lowest price I got was $80 and the highest price...

Lowest price I got was $80 and the highest price was $140.
10-23-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

Thanks for the compliment. The difference in...

Thanks for the compliment. The difference in price to upgrade to that bumper was a $1k but for me it was a must have, daytime running Leds are coming on most new cars nowadays so if I'm updating I'm...
10-23-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

Updated with more pics...

Updated with more pics...
10-22-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 733
Posted By SL4Life

I suppose there's no reason to mention width if...

I suppose there's no reason to mention width if the offsets are based on factory wheels. Also, w230 instead of r230 does indicate that it's the euro model but I always thought their life cycle was...
10-20-2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

Thanks. There are two vendors that sell the tips...

Thanks. There are two vendors that sell the tips on eBay. Type 'amg exhaust tips' in the search bar and scroll till you see them. Goodluck...
10-20-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,519
Posted By SL4Life

^ +1

^ +1
10-20-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 41,382
Posted By SL4Life

MY SL63 BUILD /CONVERSION !!

Shout out to my boys Crescent, Phil & Jeremy over at Executive Auto Body for taking on this project and doing an amazing job!...
10-20-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 733
Posted By SL4Life

Well after further research of our vehicle specs,...

Well after further research of our vehicle specs, it appears that the SL's off set tolerance is +35 to +45. These wheels are +43 so I'm hoping I'll be ok!

See attached:
...
10-19-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 785
Posted By SL4Life

THANKS TIRE RACK!! :))

I can honestly say: with Tire Rack's pricing, there's no need to shop around!

http://i850.photobucket.com/albums/ab63/f150harle/20131018_221842.jpg

Hankook: 2- 265/30/20
...
10-13-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By SL4Life

What do you think? Re: the offsets?

What do you think? Re: the offsets?
10-13-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By SL4Life

The pic is back! Lol. I guess photo buckets...

The pic is back! Lol. I guess photo buckets server was temporarily down. Thanks for offering to help. The thread I'm referring to is titled: Shopping for wheels, what do you think? It's located right...
10-13-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By SL4Life

Yes it's on photo bucket. It posted fine, I saw...

Yes it's on photo bucket. It posted fine, I saw the pic. Then when I went back to see if there were any comments I notice the pic had disappeared.
10-13-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By SL4Life

Picture disappeared!!

The picture I posted in my thread has disappeared and now there's just a question mark where the photo was. The picture was of a rim I ess asking opinions on. Is there some kind of furom rule that...
10-13-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 733
Posted By SL4Life

http://i850.photobucket.com/albums/ab63/f150harle/...

http://i850.photobucket.com/albums/ab63/f150harle/Screenshot_2013-10-12-18-36-33-2.png
10-13-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 733
Posted By SL4Life

Shopping for wheels, what do you think?

I'm getting an amazing deal on these wheels and about to pull the trigger. My only hesitation is that the rear offset is +45 so I'll have to use spacers. I'm not much of s technical guy so I thought...
10-03-2013, 04:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,309
Posted By SL4Life

Price?

Price?
10-03-2013, 03:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 11,660
Posted By SL4Life

Subscribed, I have the same problem.

Subscribed, I have the same problem.
10-03-2013, 03:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 29,426
Posted By SL4Life

Nice write up! Thanx

Nice write up! Thanx
10-03-2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,115
Posted By SL4Life

+1

+1
10-03-2013, 03:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,326
Posted By SL4Life

I just swapped mine out last week for the smoked...

I just swapped mine out last week for the smoked one so I have a red one available. Pm me.
09-12-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 30,107
Posted By SL4Life

Thank you sir...

Thank you sir...
09-11-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 30,107
Posted By SL4Life

WHAT YEAR C CLASS PLEASE RE: THE BALLASTS?!

WHAT YEAR C CLASS PLEASE RE: THE BALLASTS?!
08-15-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,076
Posted By SL4Life

Forgot to thank you for your reply I did end up...

Forgot to thank you for your reply I did end up getting the lights and they are perfect add you said. Did you do the facelift? I'd love to see some pics!
07-13-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 28,290
Posted By SL4Life

For about $125 bucks better to keep it oem. The...

For about $125 bucks better to keep it oem. The electrical system is too sensitive to be screwing around with!
07-13-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 28,290
Posted By SL4Life

I don't think you'll find one that fits. I've...

I don't think you'll find one that fits. I've tried.
06-21-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 67,559
Posted By SL4Life

Looking fw to it. What's up Chris?!

Looking fw to it. What's up Chris?!
05-08-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 32,450
Posted By SL4Life

[QUOTE=nir;5040067]Enclosed are the seat...

[QUOTE=nir;5040067]Enclosed are the seat pictures. The complete interior panels and carpets were painted black and the seats were recovered. The upholstery shop has the template for the seats, so he...
05-06-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 431
Posted By SL4Life

ATTENTION MODERATORS !!!

Can one of you guys please explain how to post pictures that show up in the threads without having to click on a link.

Thanks in advance; and thanks for providing and administering this great...
05-04-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,099
Posted By SL4Life

Yes I'd like to see pics.

Yes I'd like to see pics.
05-03-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,099
Posted By SL4Life

From what year, the cup holders under the radio?

From what year, the cup holders under the radio?
05-01-2013, 11:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,076
Posted By SL4Life

http://pages.ebay.com/motors/link/?nav=item.view&i...

http://pages.ebay.com/motors/link/?nav=item.view&id=150939300567
05-01-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,076
Posted By SL4Life

Magneti Marelli Headlights for facelift ???

What's up guys, I'm getting ready to start my facelift and have started putting the parts together. As you know, the most expensive parts are the headlights! An eBay seller by the name of 'start245'...
04-28-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 577
Posted By SL4Life

Believe some of the cables/harnesses converted to...

Believe some of the cables/harnesses converted to fiber optics...
04-27-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 975
Posted By SL4Life

Far as I know just the exterior bodykit...

Far as I know just the exterior bodykit...
04-20-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 48,056
Posted By SL4Life

Drops the Mic and leaves the room...

Drops the Mic and leaves the room...
04-17-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,208
Posted By SL4Life

Ron I sent you an email asking.v you to send pics...

Ron I sent you an email asking.v you to send pics of the old wheel and the new one to see if its the same shape as mine. Gmail is having a problem delivering the email. Fyi. please post them on here...
04-14-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,742
Posted By SL4Life

I drove 2hrs to visit their showroom in NY last...

I drove 2hrs to visit their showroom in NY last year. Their products are fiberglass and look oem. I was quite impressed with their whole operation. In fact, I will be supporting this bumper in the...
04-14-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,208
Posted By SL4Life

Alex, is it slower than shifting from the console?

Alex, is it slower than shifting from the console?
03-24-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 48,056
Posted By SL4Life

Lol. Cool. :-D

Lol. Cool. :-D
03-24-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 48,056
Posted By SL4Life

What brand are the mirror covers?

What brand are the mirror covers?
03-24-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 48,056
Posted By SL4Life

Awesome Chris!! :))

Awesome Chris!! :))
03-21-2013, 12:24 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 17,495
Posted By SL4Life

Just curious as to why you didn't go with an 09...

Just curious as to why you didn't go with an 09 model with the facelift if you're spending that kind of money?!
01-31-2013, 12:57 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,026
Posted By SL4Life

You did it! :-)

You did it! :-)
01-31-2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 58,044
Posted By SL4Life

Ivan is that short shifter available with the...

Ivan is that short shifter available with the keyless go button?
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