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Old 09-30-2000, 09:45 AM
rich30769 rich30769 is offline
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Originally posted by yhliem:
this is a tad late, but anyhow:

500E brakes are NOT a direct fit, you will have to replace the entire steering knuckle. The 500E uses R129 components, whereas the 190E doesn't (obviously). Even the 16V only has W124 components.

A better, more cost effective swap would be to go to 400E providing the 2.6 uses 300E brakes as well. I don't know if this is the case.

also bear in mind the offset of the rims...the 7.5" evo II's will NOT fit over the 500E caliper

Yen-Hsen Liem,
Just wanted to say, nice clloection of automobiles there.
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