1981 Mercedes SL Class Performance Engine Parts

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      # 1089505927
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Q Series Valve Seat Insert by QualCast®. Seat Angle: 45°. The 4-digit part number is the cutter size as above. Actual O.D. of the seat is increased by the press fit for aluminum heads - 0.007 inches....
      Made from high-strength materials for uncompromising durabilityDesigned to provide an excellent combination of price and quality
      $2.75 - $5.92
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn771242669
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Professional™ Oil Filter by ACDelco®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by ACDelco features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersThe finest quality at a great price
      $7.91
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn286798759
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Intake Valve by AE®. Is your vehicle feeling down on power? Do you see dark puddles on the ground when you park? Is your CHECK ENGINE light on? Your engine may be in need of repair, but before you waste your...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersThe finest quality at a great price
      $13.73
    • (0 reviews)
      # 689877253
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Drive Belt Idler Pulley Bearing by Beck Arnley®. For one hundred years, Beck Arnley has been providing premium OE quality parts for vehicles. Beginning with motorcycle parts in 1914 and transitioning to...
      OE quality products from top original equipmentTop quality materials
      $7.19 - $11.86
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn60251
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Oil Filler Cap by Beck Arnley®. For one hundred years, Beck Arnley has been providing premium OE quality parts for vehicles. Beginning with motorcycle parts in 1914 and transitioning to import vehicles in...
      Quality ConstructionEasy twist removal and fit and a perfect seal every time
      $5.21
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4956
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Oil Filter by Beck Arnley®. Beck Arnley is a leading specialty provider of premium parts for cars, light trucks, and SUVs. We provide the import parts by model and year to match OE fit, form, and...
      Quality Construction and materialsManufactured to withstand harsh operating conditions
      $6.64
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn152576
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Rear Crankshaft Seal by Beck Arnley®. For one hundred years, Beck Arnley has been providing premium OE quality parts for vehicles. Beginning with motorcycle parts in 1914 and transitioning to import vehicles...
      OE quality products from top original equipmentTop quality materials
      $20.18
    • (0 reviews)
      # 775587430
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Valve Cover Gasket by Beck Arnley®. For one hundred years, Beck Arnley has been providing premium OE quality parts for vehicles. Beginning with motorcycle parts in 1914 and transitioning to import vehicles...
      Quality ConstructionEngineered from premium materials to provide exceptional service life and reliability
      $8.54 - $8.98
    • (0 reviews)
      # 491037052
      Mercedes SL Class 1981, Valve Cover Gasket Set by Beck Arnley®. For one hundred years, Beck Arnley has been providing premium OE quality parts for vehicles. Beginning with motorcycle parts in 1914 and transitioning to import vehicles in...
      Designed to withstand the harsh conditions in the modern engine compartmentEngineered to provide exceptional service life and reliability
      $20.48
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn911142
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Workshop™ Cellulose Paper Cartridge Oil Filter without Anti-Drain Back Valve by Bosch®. When visiting your local repair shop to get a routine oil change, replace your old oil filter with a workshop oil...
      Screens up to 97.5% of harmful contaminants such as dirt and oil from getting into the engineHolds up to 13 grams of dirt and contaminants
      $6.69
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4515040626
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Workshop™ Insert Oil Filter Kit by Bosch®. This premium product is the best way to go for those looking for the highest quality replacement that offers supreme levels of quality, performance and...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersThe finest quality at a great price
      $6.89
    • (0 reviews)
      # 1000524145
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Intake Valve Guide by Canyon Engine®. Is your vehicle feeling down on power? Do you see dark puddles on the ground when you park? Is your Check Engine light on? Your engine may be in need of repair, but...
      Rigorously tested to withstand years of abuseDesigned with functionality in mind
      $5.17 - $5.20
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4495505059
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Exhaust Valve Guide by Canyon Engine®. Is your vehicle feeling down on power? Do you see dark puddles on the ground when you park? Is your Check Engine light on? Your engine may be in need of repair, but...
      Rigorously tested to withstand years of abuseDesigned with functionality in mind
      $5.65
    • (0 reviews)
      # 701485508
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Valve Guide by Canyon Engine®. Is your vehicle feeling down on power? Do you see dark puddles on the ground when you park? Is your Check Engine light on? Your engine may be in need of repair, but before you...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersThe finest quality at a great price
      $8.85 - $10.93
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2233485
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Autograde™ Cooper Crush Oil Drain Plug Gasket by Dorman®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Dorman features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersThe finest quality at a great price
      $13.44
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2233482
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Autograde™ Standard Conventional Oil Drain Plug by Dorman®. This premium product is the best way to go for those looking for the highest quality replacement that offers supreme levels of quality,...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersThe finest quality at a great price
      $9.17
    • (0 reviews)
      # 1070750338
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Crankshaft Seal by Elring®. For professional repairs, place your trust in gaskets, gasket sets and service parts from Elring - the reliable and experienced supplier of spare parts to original equipment...
      Expertly Crafted from the highest grade materialsMade to provide maximum accuracy and dependability
      $10.55 - $13.59
    • (0 reviews)
      # 105070119
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Crankshaft Seal by Elring®. Is your vehicle feeling down on power? Do you see dark puddles on the ground when you park? Is your CHECK ENGINE light on? Your engine may be in need of repair, but before you...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersThe finest quality at a great price
      $11.38 - $15.51
    • (0 reviews)
      # 908777406
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Cylinder Head Gasket Set by Elring®. Elring can supply gaskets of all types - metal layer, metal-elastomer and metal-soft material - individually matched to the requirements of each particular engine....
      Gas-tight, coolant-tight, oil-tightDuctile, no re-torque, low distortion
      $43.08 - $44.59
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn246468562
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Driver Side Cylinder Head Gasket by Elring®. Is your vehicle feeling down on power? Do you see dark puddles on the ground when you park? Is your CHECK ENGINE light on? Your engine may be in need of repair,...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersThe finest quality at a great price
      $38.15
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2454224
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Upper Oil Pan Gasket by Elring®. When you’re low on oil, coolant or some other fluid, you may be tempted to just run down to the local auto parts chain store. But before you waste your time and gas only to...
      OE quality fluids from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersThe finest quality at a great price
      $18.50
    • (0 reviews)
      # 762534111
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Valve Cover Gasket by Elring®. Is your vehicle feeling down on power? Do you see dark puddles on the ground when you park? Is your CHECK ENGINE light on? Your engine may be in need of repair, but before you...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersThe finest quality at a great price
      $7.71 - $7.74
    • (0 reviews)
      # 908786307
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Valve Cover Gasket by Elring®. Is your vehicle feeling down on power? Do you see dark puddles on the ground when you park? Is your CHECK ENGINE light on? Your engine may be in need of repair, but before you...
      Expertly Crafted from the highest grade materialsMade to provide maximum accuracy and dependability
      $5.07 - $5.09
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn246468574
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Valve Stem Oil Seal Set by Elring®. Increasing torque and performance with decreasing consumption and emissions. The development goals in engine construction determine the requirements of modern gasket...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersThe finest quality at a great price
      $10.35
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4507285715
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Valve Stem Seal Kit by Elring®. For professional repairs, place your trust in gaskets, gasket sets and service parts from Elring - the reliable and experienced supplier of spare parts to original equipment...
      Expertly Crafted from the highest grade materialsMade to provide maximum accuracy and dependability
      $6.71
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1886645
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Extra Guard™ Cartridge Oil Filter by FRAM®. 1 Piece. The moving parts in your engine are cushioned by a very thin film of oil between the moving parts and bearings. If dirt gets in between these...
      Provides superior engine protection and oil filtrationDesigned for Conventional Motor Oil
      $13.01
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4495530316
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Allen Type Oil Drain Plug by Febi®. When you’re low on oil, coolant or some other fluid, you may be tempted to just run down to the local auto parts chain store. But before you waste your time and gas only...
      OE quality fluids from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersThe finest quality at a great price
      $6.58
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4491666108
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Camshaft Oiler Kit by Febi®. Is your vehicle feeling down on power? Do you see dark puddles on the ground when you park? Is your CHECK ENGINE light on? Your engine may be in need of repair, but before you...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersThe finest quality at a great price
      $5.90
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4515245356
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Crankcase Threaded Plug with Seal Ring by Febi®. This top-grade product is expertly made in compliance with stringent industry standards to offer a fusion of a well-balanced design and high level of...
      24 Months/24,000 Miles WarrantyThe finest quality at a great price
      $4.61
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4476321725
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Double Row Timing Camshaft Gear by Febi®. Dual Row Conversion. Is your vehicle feeling down on power? Do you see dark puddles on the ground when you park? Is your CHECK ENGINE light on? Your engine may be in...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersThe finest quality at a great price
      $39.15
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4476321786
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Double Row Timing Crankshaft Gear by Febi®. Is your vehicle feeling down on power? Do you see dark puddles on the ground when you park? Is your CHECK ENGINE light on? Your engine may be in need of repair,...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersThe finest quality at a great price
      $75.42
    • (0 reviews)
      # 990547567
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Driver or Passenger Side Timing Chain Camshaft Timing Gear by Febi®. Double Row. This top-grade product is expertly made in compliance with stringent industry standards to offer a fusion of a well-balanced...
      24 Months/24,000 Miles WarrantyThe finest quality at a great price
      $28.46
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4515245956
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Engine Side Camshaft Timing Chain Kit by Febi®. This top-grade product is expertly made in compliance with stringent industry standards to offer a fusion of a well-balanced design and high level of...
      24 Months/24,000 Miles WarrantyThe finest quality at a great price
      $141.36
    • (0 reviews)
      # 990522760
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Oil Drain Plug by Febi®. This top-grade product is expertly made in compliance with stringent industry standards to offer a fusion of a well-balanced design and high level of craftsmanship. Manufactured from...
      24 Months/24,000 Miles WarrantyThe finest quality at a great price
      $0.70 - $4.86
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4515245716
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Oil Pipe Repair Kit by Febi®. 10 mm. This top-grade product is expertly made in compliance with stringent industry standards to offer a fusion of a well-balanced design and high level of craftsmanship....
      24 Months/24,000 Miles WarrantyThe finest quality at a great price
      $4.75
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn217678827
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Rocker Arm by Febi®. Is your vehicle feeling down on power? Do you see dark puddles on the ground when you park? Is your CHECK ENGINE light on? Your engine may be in need of repair, but before you waste your...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersThe finest quality at a great price
      $28.23
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4521062114
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Rocker Arm Ball Stud by Febi®.
      $35.19
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4515245714
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Swing Arm by Febi®. This top-grade product is expertly made in compliance with stringent industry standards to offer a fusion of a well-balanced design and high level of craftsmanship. Manufactured from...
      24 Months/24,000 Miles WarrantyThe finest quality at a great price
      $18.58
    • (0 reviews)
      # 990523247
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Timing Chain Crankcase Sliding Rail by Febi®. This top-grade product is expertly made in compliance with stringent industry standards to offer a fusion of a well-balanced design and high level of...
      24 Months/24,000 Miles WarrantyThe finest quality at a great price
      $5.63 - $11.96
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4515245058
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Timing Chain Cylinder Head Sliding Rail by Febi®. This top-grade product is expertly made in compliance with stringent industry standards to offer a fusion of a well-balanced design and high level of...
      24 Months/24,000 Miles WarrantyThe finest quality at a great price
      $4.83
    • (0 reviews)
      # 514462177
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Timing Chain Guide by Febi®. Is your vehicle feeling down on power? Do you see dark puddles on the ground when you park? Is your CHECK ENGINE light on? Your engine may be in need of repair, but before you...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersThe finest quality at a great price
      $5.20 - $25.69
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4515245057
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Timing Chain Sliding Rail by Febi®. This top-grade product is expertly made in compliance with stringent industry standards to offer a fusion of a well-balanced design and high level of craftsmanship....
      24 Months/24,000 Miles WarrantyThe finest quality at a great price
      $22.58
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn217678813
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Timing Chain Tensioner by Febi®. Is your vehicle feeling down on power? Do you see dark puddles on the ground when you park? Is your CHECK ENGINE light on? Your engine may be in need of repair, but before...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersThe finest quality at a great price
      $69.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4515244726
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Timing Chain Tensioner with Gasket by Febi®. This top-grade product is expertly made in compliance with stringent industry standards to offer a fusion of a well-balanced design and high level of...
      24 Months/24,000 Miles WarrantyThe finest quality at a great price
      $48.05
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4421708257
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Torque Strut by Febi®. Is your vehicle feeling down on power? Do you see dark puddles on the ground when you park? Is your CHECK ENGINE light on? Your engine may be in need of repair, but before you waste...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersThe finest quality at a great price
      $29.40
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1105007
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Molded Rubber Valve Cover Gasket by Fel-Pro®. If you are looking for quality sealing solutions, Fel-Pro offers you various replacement products from seals and bolts to O-Rings and dowel pins. Engineered...
      Unsurpassed quality you can trustValidated for fit, form and function
      $17.39
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4489817427
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Aluminum Gasket Seal by Fischer & Plath®.
      Tested to deliver exceptional qualityAdvanced manufacturing process ensures consistent performance
      $0.03
    • (0 reviews)
      # 754077111
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Copper Gasket Seal by Fischer & Plath®.
      Tested to deliver exceptional qualityAdvanced manufacturing process ensures consistent performance
      $0.03 - $0.08
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4489817442
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Crankcase Aluminum Washer by Fischer & Plath®. Location: For Cylinder Head.
      Tested to deliver exceptional qualityAdvanced manufacturing process ensures consistent performance
      $0.05
    • (0 reviews)
      # 754077168
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Oil Drain Plug Seal by Fischer & Plath®.
      Tested to deliver exceptional qualityAdvanced manufacturing process ensures consistent performance
      $0.18 - $0.26
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4489817457
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Valve Cover Screw Copper Seal Ring by Fischer & Plath®.
      Tested to deliver exceptional qualityAdvanced manufacturing process ensures consistent performance
      $0.12
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn249905388
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Insert Oil Filter Kit by Full®. Is your vehicle feeling down on power? Do you see dark puddles on the ground when you park? Is your CHECK ENGINE light on? Your engine may be in need of repair, but before you...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersThe finest quality at a great price
      $4.75
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn126077186
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Oil Filler Cap by Gates®. Gates is the largest global manufacturer of OE timing belts. This means Gates is able to cover the Aftermarket with timing belts that are OE-equivalent, or better, in service life...
      The finest quality at a great priceGates carries everything needed to complete the job
      $2.69
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4510315790
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L with USA Built 1981, Camshaft Oiler Pipe by Genuine®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Genuine features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $69.22
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1692089071
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Camshaft Oiler Tube by Genuine®. Is your vehicle feeling down on power? Do you see dark puddles on the ground when you park? Is your CHECK ENGINE light on? Your engine may be in need of repair, but before...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersThe finest quality at a great price
      $76.93
    • (0 reviews)
      # 1056697969
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Camshaft Woodruff Key by Genuine®. Is your vehicle feeling down on power? Do you see dark puddles on the ground when you park? Is your CHECK ENGINE light on? Your engine may be in need of repair, but before...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersThe finest quality at a great price
      $12.34 - $14.28
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn224077
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Crankshaft Lock Key by Genuine®. Is your vehicle feeling down on power? Do you see dark puddles on the ground when you park? Is your CHECK ENGINE light on? Your engine may be in need of repair, but before...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersThe finest quality at a great price
      $6.87
    • (0 reviews)
      # 683636236
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Cylinder Head Bolt by Genuine®. Is your vehicle feeling down on power? Do you see dark puddles on the ground when you park? Is your CHECK ENGINE light on? Your engine may be in need of repair, but before you...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersThe finest quality at a great price
      $7.44 - $11.22
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn26598994
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Cylinder Head Bolt Washer by Genuine®. Location: Camshaft Bearing to Cylinder Head. Is your vehicle feeling down on power? Do you see dark puddles on the ground when you park? Is your CHECK ENGINE light on?...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersThe finest quality at a great price
      $3.71
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4508900337
      Mercedes SL Class 3.8L 1981, Cylinder Head Camshaft Tower Shim Kit by Genuine®. Standard Early Models may require a modification of oil line. Previous version 8mm line was replaced by 10mm line. 2 per engine. Is your vehicle feeling...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersThe finest quality at a great price
      $653.61




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