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Old 12-16-2003, 05:23 PM
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W124 no longer fails bounce test :-)

got my bilsteins on-yay! my first major car repair ever done. I'd say the hardest bit was getting the old nuts off- they really didn't want to budge.
The old shocks were really shot. Funnily, seemed to scrape and generally injure myself more installing the second one- hmm... maybe 'cause i was getting hungry.
Anyway, car feels much happier now and although i car hear and feel every little bump in the road, I like it that way:-)


here's a photo of the link that has some movement in it- sway bar to the link the connects to the lower control arm. Bushings don't look too bad condition but i can move the link back and forth a small amount.
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1993 320TE M104

1983 230E W123 M102
1994 E300D S124 OM606 (x2)
1967 250SE W108 M129
1972 280se 3.5 W108 M116
1980 280SE W116 M110
1980 350SE W116 M116
1992 300E W124 M103
1994 E280 W124 M104
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