Author Topic: WTB: 230SL Owners Manual and original documentation  (Read 226 times)

AdelaidePagoda

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Looking for any original 230SL manuals or documents that would have been delivered when purchased to the owner i.e. owners manual, Becker radio, sales brochures etc.
Any condition accepted, just send photos of what you may have that is looking for a new home.
Thank you, David
Dave Cleghorn
1964 230SL 4SPD Power Steering
050 050 Black Soft top, Red Leather interior
Italian delivered/ Germany/ Florida/ Boston/ Sydney/ Adelaide (5th owner)

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Jonny B

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Re: WTB: 230SL Owners Manual and original documentation
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2022, 15:16:52 »
Another source is eBay (and some patience).

If you join up as a full member you get access to the back issues of Pagoda Notes that list all the literature that was included in the manuals packet. The really costly one are the 230 SL parts book, the 230 SL owner's manual, and the 230 SL specific sales brochures. The rest of the items are common to the MB cars of the era and can be found for less money.
Jonny B
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Garry

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Re: WTB: 230SL Owners Manual and original documentation
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2022, 22:30:21 »
The really hard item to find in decent condition given its age, is the plastic cover that the manuals were in when delivered
Garry Marks
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1965 MB 230SL Auto RHD Lt Blue 334G, Top 350H, 213 Leather, Tourist Delivery.
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AdelaidePagoda

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Re: WTB: 230SL Owners Manual and original documentation
« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2022, 04:21:51 »
Thanks Garry and JB.
Fortunately my car came with the original plastic cover and a Euro delivered service handbook, but did not have the owners manual or any other 230SL documentation, brochures, radio handbook etc. hence my search here where there is a high concentration of Pagoda owners. EBay and other such sites are also being scoured.
It also came with two boxes of receipts and documents dating back to its original delivery and Italian owner in Napoli on the Amalfi coast.
Hoping to complete the set for the next owner.
Dave Cleghorn
1964 230SL 4SPD Power Steering
050 050 Black Soft top, Red Leather interior
Italian delivered/ Germany/ Florida/ Boston/ Sydney/ Adelaide (5th owner)

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cabrioletturbo

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Re: WTB: 230SL Owners Manual and original documentation
« Reply #4 on: May 17, 2022, 15:54:51 »
Dave please provide your email via PM. I think I have a balance of manuals (not a complete set) where you could complete your set.
Will respond with pictures and prices. Thanks.
Igor
1965 W113 230SL, Ivory with Black