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** This yields two upper and two lower chains (you end up with a spare main chain) for about $170.  
 
** This yields two upper and two lower chains (you end up with a spare main chain) for about $170.  
 
** You can stop there or you can buy one timing chain for a 1991 500 SL (PN A5100-67113) (228 links) to make two additional upper chains for about $125  
 
** You can stop there or you can buy one timing chain for a 1991 500 SL (PN A5100-67113) (228 links) to make two additional upper chains for about $125  
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** http://www.autopartswarehouse.com/search/?N=0&Nr=AND(wpn_tl_name:Engine+%26+Drivetrain,wpn_cat_name:Cams%5C%2C+Timing+%26+Valvetrain,wpn_scat_name:Timing+Chain,part:Timing+Chain)
 
** This yields enough chains for two engines for about $300 ($150 per engine).  
 
** This yields enough chains for two engines for about $300 ($150 per engine).  
 
** Data current as of Nov 2008 (prices may vary)
 
** Data current as of Nov 2008 (prices may vary)

Revision as of 14:52, 7 August 2010

Straight (direct swap and commonly available) Options

Area Part Manufacturer Part number Notes
Engine Air Filter K&N RU-3130 fits on air cleaner elbow, allows you to remove the large OEM air filter box to free up space
Engine Air Filter Purolator A34878 fits inside original OEM air filter box - But airflow through the filter is reversed

The original air filter is cleanable and re-useable.

Engine Fuel pump Purolator Pro 60SV  
Engine Oil Filter K&N HP-3001 See Oil Filter for more info
Engine Thermostat Stant 45379 195 degrees

Reproductions and Improved Parts

  • SM World sells:
    • machined replacement for gearshift knob
    • machined replacement for parking brake release knob. No more peeling!
    • Rumor also that he is producing new (aluminum?) wheels
    • Brass, powder-coated hood release pulls
  • DS-VitesseHarry Martens sells:
    • new transmission input shafts
    • new outputshaft seals
    • new synchronizerrings
    • new bearings
    • all gearboxparts. complete overhauld gearboxes in stock
  • Andrew Brodie (Brodule) (NOT Brodie.co.uk!) sells:
    • A well-regarded lights and windows module
    • An improved water pump seal -- See Water Pump

Chain Options

SM Club de France

Renold Synergy

IWIS from alternate application

(courtesy of John Titus)

See also