Take it from me and go with OEM stuff, I been there done that and I rather pay the extra few dollars and not deal with the mess.
It is not the image you are after when an MB squeaks and turns head because it is squeaking and groaning. Specially if it is an S class.
I use Pep Boys pads on my Pontiac and Dodge.
If you are a do it your self type of guy, I am sure you have seen the prices here are far better than the dealer so you are paying a bit more than Pep Boys but you are not getting robbed like the dealer. I am not pluggin the site I donít even know them. But I have to be honest in what I see.
1993 400SEL (W140) 281K
1999 S500 (W140) 163K (Sold)
2002 S500 (W220) 72K
1999 S500 (W140) 88K
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