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Old 08-11-2001, 10:50 AM
Kevin McIntire
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Spring Pads

How do tell what size spring pads you have. What is the size diff between each pad size. How hard are they to replace.
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Old 08-11-2001, 09:16 PM
Jason M.
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the spring pads have between 1 and 4 nubs (little rubber tabs) on the outside bottom perimeter of the spring pad... thats how you tell which spring pads you have.
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Old 08-12-2001, 11:12 PM
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Checked mine today, I have 3 bumps up front and 2 bumps in back. This was on a '91 300E.

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Old 08-13-2001, 09:39 AM
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The bumps are smaller then you think, just a heads up! And they are right on the edges of the pad.
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Old 08-13-2001, 10:54 PM
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And to replace them? You'd have to practically remove your wheels to remove the springs and the pads sit on top of the springs. I thought it was quite hard.
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