Early R230 ABC Conversion: Modifications, Upgrades, and Adjustments - On Demand Video

Part 3: Dealing with the red warning light, accessing top of rear struts, choosing tires, replacing the big pump, on-road ride adjustments

This is part 3 of a three-part series on converting your 2003 to 2006 SL500 to coil-over shock absorbers. It is 27 minutes in length. The complete series is 1 hour and 27 minutes and was too long to upload as one video. The summary YouTube video you can watch below is all about theory ( pros and cons of converting). This FULL series involves installing, adjusting, modifying, and riding differences.

Early R230 ABC Conversion: Modifications, Upgrades, and Adjustments - On Demand Video
On Demand Video

Product Details

Subjects covered in this video are as follows:

  • Comparison to E500 with Airmatic
  • Is a sway bar really needed?
  • How does the ride compare to ABC
  • Eliminating the red warning light
  • Installing tires to match coil-overs
  • Ride dampening adjustments ( if coil overs are adjustable
  • Modifying trunk access to the top of the rear struts
  • Eliminating ABC pump - replace with a standard P.S. pump and tank
  • End results - speed!

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