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Old 09-06-2009, 10:06 PM
Mr.Billyd Mr.Billyd is offline
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The damper is built in

Originally Posted by vince View Post
The W210 has no steering damper. It has rack and pinion steering and the tie rods attach to the ends of the rack. The older cars with recirculating ball steering had a damper (basically a weak shock absorber) fitted between the chassis and the drag link (the link beween the pitman arm and idler arm).
It seems everyone says there is not a damper on the W210. This is because its not external like on older MB. MB calls it them a damper as you can see in the attachments. My question is > can the seals be changed out?

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