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Old 07-27-2000, 11:45 PM
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Aaron Aaron is offline
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You hit the nail right on the head. Recirculating ball is very accurate and does indeed tend to let one feel the road without all the little imperfections. If you remember reading articles back in the old days when the 450SEL, etc... were in their prime, all the editors raved about how precise the Mercedes steering was compared to other comparable cars. I really don't have an answer for you as to why they switched to rack and pinion for the new E, but I'm sure Chrysler had something to do with it

Aaron Greenberg
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