SL Manual Transmission Conversion - Mercedes Forum - Mercedes Benz Enthusiast Forums
Mercedes Benz Forums

Go Back   Mercedes Forum - Mercedes Benz Enthusiast Forums > General Mercedes Benz Forums > General Tech
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?

LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 09-16-2004, 09:41 PM
Junior Member
Join Date: Sep 2004
Posts: 3
Default SL Manual Transmission Conversion


Is a manual transmission conversion possible for 1990-2000 SL500 & SL600's? I know the 300SL from 1990-1993 was available with a 5 speed manual in very limited numbers. Are parts available to setup clutch linkage, flywheel, and transmission? What are transmission options? Is there a history of such conversions? Were the V8 and V12 engines available with manual transmissions in Europe?

Thank you for the information!
Reply With Quote
Old 09-16-2004, 10:21 PM
sleepwalker's Avatar
Super Moderator
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Philippine Islands
Posts: 7,045
Send a message via ICQ to sleepwalker Send a message via Yahoo to sleepwalker
Default RE: SL Manual Transmission Conversion

all uses automatic transmission from SL320 to SL600.

the body was too light and too much power on the engine. you might end up turning 360 degrees everytime you accelerate on icy road.

it is possible to convert if you have a good engineer.
support - Solar Energy
Reply With Quote
Old 09-16-2004, 10:21 PM

107, 19901993, 300sl, clk, conversion, conversions, diesel, manual, mercedes, parts, sl, standard, transmission, transmissions, years

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Featured Sponsors
Vendor Directory
Our Sponsors
Monroe, WA 98272
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:46 AM.

Internet Brands, Inc.