Pagoda SL Group Technical Manual
This is the Wiki for the Technical Manual for the Pagoda SL Group, the International Club for Mercedes Benz 230 SL / 250 SL / 280 SL Roadsters of the W113 series. The information that is collected here derives from a number of sources, but mainly the old Yahoo W113 Group and the Pagoda SL Group Forums.
In order to update data on this site, you will need to be a Full Member of the Pagoda SL Group. You log in with your username and password at the forum using the Login tab and then return here.
At some point in the future we may allow editing rights to everyone. It is likely that this will not happen until we have structured the information on this site in some reasonably consistent shape. Join us to help create this technical manual.
This is a work in progress. At any time data may be incorrect, incomplete or even plain misleading. Due to the nature of Wiki development things may get worse before they get better. You use this information entirely at your own risk, the Pagoda SL Group takes no responsibility.
Pagoda SL Group Information
This section contains links to information related to the organisation and charter of the Pagoda SL Group. The history of the group is described at this link: A short History of Pagoda SL Group. To see what our web-site looked like through the years, check this Web-site past and present.
- About the Pagoda SL Group
- The original charter of the Group
- The current bylaws of the Group
- The History of the Group
- About Membership of the Group
- How to renew your Membership of the Group
- Contact information of the Group
- Payment information of the Group
- The website, past and present
Add your Mercedes-Benz events from around the world to this page (and remember to delete old events)
- Data Cards and Colour Codes
- Fuel System
- Transmission and Clutch
- Drive Shaft and Rear Axle
- Cooling and Air conditioning
- Brake System
- Steering System
- Wheels and Tires
- Chassis and Body
- Electrical Systems
- Exhaust System
- Engineering Tags
- Buying a car
- Tuning/Set-up Tour
- Warsaw based bodywork supplier
- Pagoda Model Cars
Research your parts needs on one of these Mercedes-Benz sites
The Car Registry contains a list of all the cars known to us. This list used to be a database which people could add their details to. This lead to inconsistent formatting and out-of-date data. If you'd like to correct an entry for your car(s), please send a mail to email@example.com.
Diversions and Videos
Diversions, detours, divertissements, dead-ends, frivolous stuff. This page leads to interesting tidbits of information about our beloved Pagoda cars and their owners. Feel free to add stuff!
Full member content, topics of interest
These topics are major topics of interest, covering multiple aspects and idiosyncracies of the Pagoda. They are a good starting point for multiple parts of knowledge, branching off into numerous directions...
Some of the premium content in the Technical Manual is only available to Full Members of the Pagoda SL Group. If you have not yet logged in on the Forum, you will need to log in with your user name and your password, to access this information. Further details on full membership.
You log in with your username and password at the forum using the Login tab and then return here.
- Premium content
- All issues of Pagoda Notes
- Engine Starting Aid
- Linkage tour
- Valve adjustment tour
- Color Wiring Diagrams
- Information for Administrators and Moderators of the Group website
Pagoda University Blacklick
Go here for presentations from the PUB 2009!
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