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1983 Mercedes Benz 500SL Euro One Owner Black Over Cream Convertible

Sale price: $6,300.00 make an offer

Seller's notes: "Excellent pre-owned condition."
Sale type: Fixed price listing

Technical specifications, photos and description:

Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz
Model: SL-Class
Year: 1983
Type: Convertible
Color: Black
Mileage: 128,000
Engine: 5.0 Liter V-8
Transmission: Automatic
Fuel Type: Gasoline
Trim: 500SL
Interior Color: Cream (Tan)
Vehicle Title: Clear
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1983 Mercedes Benz 500SL Euro One Owner Black Over Cream Convertible for sale

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  • 1983 Mercedes Benz 500SL Euro One Owner Black Over Cream Convertible

            1983 Mercedes Benz 500SL Euro One Owner Black Over Cream            



I am pleased to offer this 1983 Mercedes Euro 500SL.  This is a one owner car from new.  Car is stunning in it's original combination of black exterior with cream leather interior.  VIN # is WDB10704612002794 and mileage is 128. XX +/-.

This 500SL was repainted approx. 10 years ago and shows very well today.  Paint was very professionally applied and took 6 months to apply.  Car was taken down to bare metal and owner notes that the repaint is "better than factory original. "

Car has always been garaged and has been maintained by German Auto Service is Savannah. GA.  Rob Parker is a well known German car expert and he has maintained this beauty.

Features:

- Original interior has been cleaned and serviced and looks brand new
- Carpet has been cleaned
- Owner has all receipts
- Original first aid kit. jack. tool kit
- Owners manual
- Converted to dual row timing gears
- Includes hardtop and softtop
- Includes hardtop holder
- New conv top
- Mechanically strong

Maintenance History



The owner has extensive service records for this car since new.  A summary of the work is below:

In October 2013 -

- R & R A/C Compressor and Receiver Drier. evacuate and recharge. test system  -  - Replace shifter bushings at linkage under car
- Remove shift lever assembly from center console. disassemble. replace bushings reassemble and reinstall
- R & R starter and check ring gear. reinsulate wires to starter. reroute harness for updated starter
- Replace steering center link. adjust steering box and check alignment
- Remove instrument cluster. repair odometer. reassemble and reinstall
- Replace spark plugs. install fuel pressure gage and test system. install fuel distributor adjust fuel mixture accordingly
- Replace air cleaner mounts
- Remove valve covers. oil cam followers and plugs. otate engine. replace valve stem seals one at a time. crosshatch cam followers clean and reassemble
- Touch up Paint at quarter panel and any chips  
- Remove alternator and bracket. power steering pump and bracket and timing chain tensioner and gears. replace upper ramps. reassemble
- Replace fuel lines at left valve cover. pressure and return
- Alignment

Total spent $5234

November. 2009.

- Brake flush
- Replace expansion tank hose
- Check condition of hoses. battery. plugs etc.  Replace distributor cap. rotor. ohm wires.  Check fuel pressure and replace fuel filter
- Remove and replace hazard switch. Diagnose and correct wiring issues

Total spent $1548

November 2007 -

- Install new sun visor
- Replace battery

Total spent $667

June. 2007 -

- Recharge AC system
- Oil service
- Replace left and right valve cover gaskets
- Drain all fluids and replace all O-rings
- Adjust steering box
- Replace exhaust hangers
- Adjust throttle linkage and trans. cable for proper shifting
- Adjust drivers door hinge and lube latch

Total spent $1107

June 2005 -

- Repair leak in radiator
- Oil service

Total spent $322

December 2004 -

- Rebuild power steering box

Total spent $635

December 2003 -

- Oil service
- Front and rear brake service
- Clean and rebuild brake front calipers
- Turn rotors
- Replace brake bleed system
- Adjust and lube throttle linkage

Total spent $2375

June 2003 -

- Replace AC compressor and AC dryer

Total spent $1286

March 2002 -

- Reseal lower radiator tank
- Replace control arm bushings
- Install trunk seal
- Repair leaking radiator
- Replace gas door actuator
- Repair window tract guide

Total spent $822

April 2000 -

- Replace fog light lenses
- Replace timing chain and tensioner
- Repair power steering box and pump

Total spent $1015

 January 2000 -

- Replace left and right motor mounts
- Replace right valve cover gasket
- Repair and replace steering box
- Replace power steering cooler hoses
- Replace trans. converter seal and all O-rings


Total spent $1293


Owner notes that the car is in excellent cosmetic and mechanical condition.

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1983 Mercedes 500SL

Excellent Interior

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In Summary

- A one owner '83 Mercedes 500SL  

- Tons of money spent on cosmetics and maintenance with receipts to back it up

- A very desirable rare model with tons of eye appeal

Vehicle Condition


I have not personally inspected this vehicle.  I am relying on the pictures and descriptions provided by the seller.  I can tell based on pictures and conversations with the owner that this rare 500SL is in excellent restored condition.  At 128. 00 miles. it's barely broken in.    

Please feel free to ask questions prior to bidding.  I will make sure to get every questions answered in a timely basis.  However. don't hesitate too much on this car.  If you hesitate. you will lose.  

I invite and encourage any interested party to inspect this car in Savannah. GA and determine for yourself that this car is truly in excellent  condition.  Seeing is really believing.

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