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Old 08-03-2002, 01:23 PM
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The '84 300D cars do not have front struts. The shocks are separate.

Some questions for you:

-How many miles on the car?
-Does the rear sit lower than the front, unloaded?
-Depending on miles you may want to check the front suspension for:
-Worn balljoints
-Front wheel bearing adjustment
-bad tie-rod ends
-leaking shocks: a lot of oil down the sides.
-Idler arm bushings
-The steering shock (it could simply be this)

Hope this helps
'03 E320 Wagon-Sold
'95 E320 Wagon-Went to Ex
'93 190E 2.6-Wrecked
'91 300E-Went to Ex
'65 911 Coupe (#302580)
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