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Old 02-19-2001, 11:02 AM
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Thank you all for your tips. I realized that I have not try Midas yet. I'm off today guess were I'm heading?
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Old 02-19-2001, 12:32 PM
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Poor soul!
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Old 02-19-2001, 01:46 PM
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After that, have Jiffy lube change your oil! Make sure the tech uses the large breaker bar to tighten the oil drain plug!

Ouch! Go to a MB tech ! I have NEVER had god luck with Midas, Jiffy Lube, etc. They do not appreciate what you drive!
1989 560SEL (172k)
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Old 02-19-2001, 02:07 PM
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I'd use a tape measure, protractor and eyeballs before using Midas. Too many horror stories. Did you inquire with your trusted MB Tech to see who he uses for alignment jobs?
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