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Old 05-18-2001, 10:53 AM
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No avoiding it any longer - the 300E needs a rear muffler. What was once a nice sort of growl has become a plain old annoying noise. I plan to go through Partsshop on this and they list the following:

Eberspaecher $175.89
Bosal $222.14
Ansa $182.37

Are there any recommendations? I would like it to be quiet, not hurt performance, and look stock. In this range price is not an issue.


Chuck Taylor
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'66 200, '66 230SL, '96 SL500. Sold: '81 380SL, '86 300E, '72 250C, '95 C220, 3 '84 280SL's '90 420SEL, '72 280SE, '73 280C, '78 280SE, '70 280SL, '77 450SL, '85 380SL, '87 560SL, '85 380SL, '72 350SL, '96 S500 Coupe
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Old 05-18-2001, 01:15 PM
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Go with the Eberspaecher it is original equipment for MB and also seems to be the less expensive
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Old 05-21-2001, 05:59 PM
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Eberspeacher...even in Europe!
Like the partdr said: it is original equipment factory-mounted by MB.

1990 300SL-24
1993 C250D
with a minor 600+k kilometer
(the Netherlands)
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Old 06-04-2001, 11:39 AM
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Just to close the loop. Bought the rear muffler by Eberspaecher from Fastlane. Delivered on-time for twelve bucks, installed with no hassles, fits perfectly, sounds fine. Highly recommend it for someone needing a stock replacement.

BTW - The muffler was OK. The noise was coming from a hole on the top side of the pipe at the bend just before it enters the muffler. Is this a common failure?

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Old 04-13-2017, 06:22 PM
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If anyone is looking for mufflers for their W124, please check out the link below. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask.

1990 Mercedes-Benz 300E Base Sedan - Mufflers & Catalytic Converters - Page 1

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