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Old 02-23-2011, 05:44 PM
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Dropping Support Bearing Bracket

Just wanted to get your guys' thoughts on droppin the support bearing bracket that connects hold the one end of the guide rod to the wheel carrier on the front of the 82 300SD..

Both brass tab things broke off the nuts on the bolts two large bolts that hold it to the car...

I can probably get the rear most by jamming a wrench in there and holding the nut..but I dont have that much room on the outside of the front one...

Anyone have any thoughts? tips? pointers?

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Old 02-23-2011, 09:04 PM
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I have never seen one before so for me pictures would help.
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Old 02-23-2011, 10:04 PM
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I rebuilt mine a while back, and posted info on it... maybe a search on guide rod and my name...
lemme check.
I did remove the entire thing to replace my mounts.
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Old 02-23-2011, 10:11 PM
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nope...
can't find it.
post a pic, and I'll remember what I did...
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John HAUL AWAY, OR CRUSHED CARS!!! HELP ME keep the cars out of the crusher! A/C Thread
"as I ride with my a/c on... I have fond memories of sweaty oily saturdays and spewing R12 into the air. THANKS for all you do!

My drivers:
1987 190D 2.5Turbo
1987 190D 2.5Turbo
1987 190D 2.5-5SPEED!!!

1987 300TD
1987 300TD
1994GMC 2500 6.5Turbo truck... I had to put the ladder somewhere!
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Old 02-23-2011, 10:22 PM
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82 300SD 145k
89 420SEL 210k
89 560SEL 118k
90 300SE 262k RIP 5/25/2010
90 560SEL 154k
91 300D 2.5 Turbo. 241k
93 190E 3.0 235k
93 300E 195k
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Old 02-23-2011, 10:25 PM
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oh yeah.
I used an open end wrench and held the nuts still, and removed the mount bolts, dropped the assembly, then took the 4 bolts out of the bushing cover, and loosened the clamp, then unscrewed the old mount, installed the new mount, and put on the new cover. then bolted it back into position.
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"as I ride with my a/c on... I have fond memories of sweaty oily saturdays and spewing R12 into the air. THANKS for all you do!

My drivers:
1987 190D 2.5Turbo
1987 190D 2.5Turbo
1987 190D 2.5-5SPEED!!!

1987 300TD
1987 300TD
1994GMC 2500 6.5Turbo truck... I had to put the ladder somewhere!
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Old 02-23-2011, 10:27 PM
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and did a LOT of cleaning out of the bushing hole... lots of rust in there. REALLY hard to get the rubber in there. I think I used longer bolts to start compressing the kit, then swapped in the correct bolts after it was partially in.

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My drivers:
1987 190D 2.5Turbo
1987 190D 2.5Turbo
1987 190D 2.5-5SPEED!!!

1987 300TD
1987 300TD
1994GMC 2500 6.5Turbo truck... I had to put the ladder somewhere!
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