R129 ENGINE CHECK
The R129 was not short of engine alterations over the course of its production. These included four different six-cylinder renditions, three eight-cylinder variants and two 12-cylinder examples (both including the AMG variants). These all feature their own common issues and constructions that depend on unique replacement parts. Age, mileage, lack of use and poor servicing routines can all contribute to poor engine operating conditions.
R129 ENGINE DIAGNOSTIC
Our Engine check service is sympathetic to the R129 model you own. Our craftsmen approach each variant individually, utilising industry-leading technology to reveal the condition of your R129’s engine. They combine this technology with expert intuition gathered from years of road testing, allowing them to recognise signs of worn components in real-world environments.
An engine check is designed to combine real world testing with strategic investigation to isolate issues and establish what other components could be affected. An engine check will reveal the cause of specific poor engine performance, outlining what is required to return your R129’s engine to optimum operating levels.
WHAT DOES IT FOR ME AND THE CAR?
Lack of knowledge often leads people to chase issues such as misfires, lack of economy and performance and smoking with limited results. Our craftsmen will save you time and money by locating and outlining issues, allowing you to quickly decide to invest in your R129 and get back on the road to continue enjoying your asset.
The proof is in the pudding. We have serviced and restored over 500 R129 SLs; with a team dedicated specifically to this era of SL. Our desire is to keep you as passionate about your SL as us. We want you to spend more time on the road and less time on the ramp.
SLSHOP’s Sam Bailey explains what an SLSHOP Health Check is all about, what it achieves and what areas it covers. Does your SL need a health check?
Undoubtedly, the fabrication shop is the beating heart of SLSHOP. Here, our team of experts work to save cars from extinction. An R107’s structure is complex. It needs to be approached in exactly the right way. We’re proud of our fabrication team and the work they do. Ultimately, it’s the foundation that the other departments rely on.
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Why Choose SLSHOP?
As the world’s leading SL specialist, more than 10,000 SLs have passed through our workshops and showroom. As such, the level of knowledge possessed by our technical department is unsurpassed. Our service team lives and breathes on the sharp edge of the market. Undoubtedly, there’s no better place to go for advice and guidance on your SL.
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