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 Kit Class: PREMIUM Warranty: LIFETIME

Convert Your Hydraulic Suspension To A Coil Spring Suspension. End Your Air Suspension Problems Forever...

Strutmasters 2002-2012 Mercedes Benz SL500 4 Wheel Hydraulic Suspension To Coil Spring Conversion Kit is the perfect solution to your hydraulic suspension problems. Designed to be very affordable, you can convert your suspension to use standard shocks/struts and coil springs for less than the price of replacing one air strut.

Conversion Kit Features

  • Saves Money
  • All New Components
  • Rides Great
  • No Modifications Required To Install
  • More Reliable Than Air Suspensions
  • Easy To Install
  • Premium Eibach Springs
  • Light Out Module

Air Suspension Conversion Kit Includes

  • 2 Front Struts
  • 2 Front Eibach Springs
  • 2 Rear Struts
  • 2 Rear Eibach Springs
  • Light Out Module
  • Detailed Instructions

This Conversion Kit Fits

2002 Mercedes Benz SL500, 2003 Mercedes Benz SL500, 2004 Mercedes Benz SL500, 2005 Mercedes SL500, 2006 Mercedes Benz SL500, 2007 Mercedes Benz SL500, 2008 Mercedes Benz SL 500, 2009 Mercedes Benz SL500, 2010 Mercedes Benz SL500, 2011 Mercedes Benz SL500, 2012 Mercedes Benz SL500

Product Notes

  • This Kit Does Include The Light Fix Module

Price Comparison

How Does Strutmasters Measure Up?

2002-2012 Mercedes Benz SL500 OEM Replacement Parts:

+ Hydraulic Strut Assemblies ($1,790/strut) )
+ Hydraulic Pump ($1,940)
= TOTAL: Over $9,000 (and that doesn’t even include replacing electronic components that are known to fail such as the height sensors).

After Market Replacement Parts:

+ Hydraulic Strut Assemblies ($850/strut) )
+ Hydraulic Pump ($1,230)
= TOTAL: Over $4,600 (and that doesn’t even include replacing electronic components that are known to fail such as the height sensors).

Strutmasters Conversion Kit:

+ (4) Completely pre-assembled coil-over struts using Eibach coil springs
+ (1) Custom-designed suspension light-fix module
+ Detailed installation instructions
+ Over-the-phone technical support and a Limited Lifetime Warranty


Choosing the air-suspension conversion kit for the 2002-2012 Mercedes SL500 saves YOU over $7,000!

**Prices were quoted directly from an actual Mercedes-Benz Genuine Original Equipment Replacement Parts site, results may vary**

  • Our Price: $1,999.00!

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long-icon-questionWhy Choose Strutmasters?

Why choose the Conversion Kit over replacing the air suspension system on your 2002-2012 Mercedes Benz SL500?

In short, Strutmasters' air to non-air suspension conversion kit saves SL500 owners time, frustration, and money. The kit eliminates the expensive dependency on faulty air suspension parts forever. Manufactured in the USA, this kit comes complete with one custom-designed suspension light fix module and four completely pre-assembled coilover struts. Customers appreciate that the kit is installed with just a few bolts per strut, and it only takes about one hour per wheel. Detailed instructions and online installation videos offer clear repair guidance. If further help is needed, Strutmasters' ASE certified technicians are available to answer any questions. If that isn't enough, the quality parts are backed by our Lifetime Limited Warranty. Compared to direct replacement at the dealership and individual part replacement, this kit is considerably less expensive.

long-icon-xIs Your Suspension Failing?

How do I know if my 2002-2012 Mercedes Benz SL500 Air Suspension is failing?

Look for the following signs that indicate a failed or leaking air suspension system on the 2002-2012 Mercedes-Benz SL500. Early detection of a bad suspension is the key to avoiding total failure. The most noticeable sign is a sudden uneven height difference between different sides of the SL500. A sagging rear end with an inflated front end is typically seen. This makes the SL500 look like it's “squatting down.” Sometimes there is a shifting lean from one side to the other. These height imbalances will wear out the air compressor over time. In fact, if the air compressor has already stopped running, a suspension warning light will be visible on the dash. At this point, suspension failure is advanced. The SL500 owner will need an expensive repair immediately.

long-icon-gearVehicle Components

What kind of suspension does my 2002-2012 Mercedes Benz SL500 have?

The 2002-2012 Mercedes SL500 is built with the following suspension components:

2002-2012 Mercedes SL500 Hydraulic/Air Springs (x4)- (models with air suspension only). Commonly referred to as air bags, a plastic and rubber bag that is fitted on top of the strut that uses pressurized air as a cushion instead of a metal coil spring to hold a vehicle off of the ground and off of its wheels. These are the number one cause of all air suspension leaks. All air springs all go bad at about the same rate. If one is leaking, the others will not be far behind. For a proper repair, all of them need to be replaced at the same time. If your model has hydraulic springs/struts, then it is filled with hydraulic fluid instead of air to adjust the height and dampening of the vehicle.

2002-2012 Mercedes SL500 Hydraulic Reservoirs (x4)- (models with hydraulic active suspension). If your model of Mercedes-Benz has this, then the steering pump also pushes hydraulic fluid to your

2002-2012 Mercedes SL500 Struts (x4)- a type of shock absorber; has metal tubing filled with gas-charged hydraulic fluid that is connected to the wheel of a vehicle in order to reduce the effects of vertical travel on a rough surface which controls the bounciness, and therefore comfort, of a vehicle.; the air spring assembled on top of the strut is commonly referred to as an air strut.

2002-2012 Mercedes SL500 Height Sensors (x4)- a linkage located near each wheel of a vehicle with any electronic suspension that, either mechanically or electronically, constantly measures the height of the vehicle, and reports this information back to the control module so that the computer can identify if changes in height need to be adjusted accordingly. The ride height sensor is a moving part, and like all moving parts, they will eventually wear out.

2002-2012 Mercedes SL500 Air/Hydraulic Lines- tubes that run from a compressor to the air struts (or a hydraulic pump to the hydraulic struts for models with hydraulic active suspension), which carry pressurized air to the air bags (or hydraulic fluid to hydraulic struts) in order to adjust the height of the vehicle, respectively.

2002-2012 Mercedes SL500 Solenoids (x4)- usually L-shaped, these plastic components connect the electrical connection and lines of suspension components to the suspension control module on vehicles with active suspension. The solenoid regulates the air pressure for each air spring. Solenoids start to leak as they wear out causing the vehicle to sag or to lean. This will cause the ride height sensor to send a signal to activate the compressor in an attempt to inflate the air suspension and level out the vehicle. This excessive work load will eventually lead to total failure of the compressor.

2002-2012 Mercedes SL500 Compressor Assembly- (models with air suspension only). Creates/sends pressurized to active suspension components. When the air suspension starts leaking, the compressor/pump starts working harder to try to keep the system inflated. By the time air suspension leaks down completely, sitting the vehicle on its tires, the compressor will either have failed or be well on its way to full failure. Buying replacement struts and taking the time to install them only to find out the compressor still needs to be replaced can be very frustrating, time-consuming, and expensive.

2002-2012 Mercedes SL500 Hydraulic Pump- if your Mercedes has hydraulic suspension instead of air suspension, then the hydraulic steering pump will also serve as the reservoir for the hydraulic fluid going into the struts.

2002-2012 Mercedes SL500 Suspension Control Module- a computer which is responsible for the operations of the air suspension system and maintaining the vehicle’s correct ride height.

2002-2012 Mercedes SL500 O-rings- Although they are the least expensive parts of the air suspension, they are responsible for maintaining the seal where all of the air lines connect. Be sure to replace the O-rings when repairing any air suspension system.


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    in Savings

  • 78%

    Less Than Dealer

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