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Old 03-28-2008, 09:07 PM
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I went to a local guy and he quoted $200 to do the job, seems reasonable? The price includes parts and labor.
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Old 03-28-2008, 09:50 PM
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Star Tek Info

I went to the recommended website for info. Says its information starts at 1994!! Good idea but I have a 1981 300SD.
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Old 04-01-2008, 12:27 AM
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door strap popping

I am not sure of what the door strap looks like but be sure to check the connection to the jamb. My Porsche uses a removable pin to attach to the jamb. It was popping on opening. I replaced the strap mechanism and the pop continued. Thinking the metal was fractured, I put in a reinforcement kit. It still popped. I finally discovered that the pin was not fully forced into place. One tap with a hammer and it was fixed. The attachment to the jamb will get the most abuse. Good luck.

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Old 04-01-2008, 02:56 AM
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I am not sure of what the door strap looks like but be sure to check the connection to the jamb. Tom
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Tom, if you take a look at the picture located at door check popping on 87 560SL you will see what is lnow as a 'door check strap/stay'. It's the entire mechanism that makes up the door check strap. ALL R107 and R129 driver side doors will need one eventually. Pending mileage.
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