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Old 07-20-2010, 04:34 PM
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190E Caliper pin bellows - available?

Hello, does anyone have suggestions for obtaining just the rubber boots/bellows that protect the front brake caliper pins? The 190E has Girling calipers. I read one post that the dealers sell caliper pin kits for $30/pin. There has to be a cheaper way. Other than the bellows being deteriorated, the brakes work fine. For now I cleaned and relubed the old pins, and reused the old bellows.


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Old 07-21-2010, 08:16 AM
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MB number 001-420-13-83 shows a suggested list of $22@.
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Old 07-21-2010, 08:32 AM
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According to "a German supplier" ATE make this part number and that it costs about 12 euros - but I'm not sure if they'll fit your Girlings - may be the good people who sponsor this web site can help?
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Old 07-21-2010, 02:50 PM
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Thanks MB DOC! I am saving that number. Looks like I'd need 2 of them to do it. Comes with pins and boots, apparently. I wish I could just get the boots for under 10 bucks though...

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