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Old 27th October 2015, 17:56   #31
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The gear shift lever felt a bit loose so had a look underneath



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The gear linkage bush were no longer there at both the joints

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With bush in place

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And posing with her new friends

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Old 19th May 2016, 23:09   #32
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It's been almost a year since the SL decided to live in India. After the initial problems she faced when she landed in India she is doing well and enjoying her new home.
Have not faced any problems with ground clearance and the hard top has not been used . The rear suspension spheres were replaced as the ride had become hard.
Normally drive to Nainital and once the climb starts the top comes down and driving in the hills becomes a pleasure .


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Hey! Beautiful car. I'm a big fan of R129 SL too. It's my favourite Mercedes of all time. I've seen one being driven in Mumbai and the attention it gets simply not explainable. It's my dream to own a R129!


BTW if it's 1991 model, how is it having clear lens headlamps and HIDs projectors also?
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Old 26th May 2016, 22:28   #34
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The headlamps were upgraded to the later HID's about 4 years ago .
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