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Old 10-30-2002, 04:43 PM
mbdoc mbdoc is offline
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Not the same as EARLIER cars at all!! Starting with the W201(190's) mb started using a double caged roller bearing(1), the old cars use tapered bearings(2) that had to be packed w/grease & seals. Not really a diyer as several special tools are needed.
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