Parts Catalog Accessories Catalog How To Articles Tech Forums
Call Pelican Parts at 888-280-7799
Shopping Cart Cart | Project List | Order Status | Help




Go Back   PeachParts Mercedes ShopForum > Technical Information and Support > Tech Help

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 09-14-2002, 02:51 AM
cossie
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Replaced rear muffler rubber hangers

Ugh, that was a ***** to do! My arms are really sore from trying to stretch the small rubber donuts from one hook to another. I got some cuts and scratches from doing it too. Using a hydraulic jack helps somewhat by pushing the muffler closer to the undercarriage, thus closing the distance between the body hook and the muffler hook. I paid about $6 for these two rubber things. Performance Products has them for $.85 a pice, but I couldn't afford the wait. Needless to say, I got mine at the dealer. The wait for a parts guy was just as frustrating as the installation. And then waiting in line to pay for them was just as bad. I don't know, but it seems like everyone is so stuck up at the dealer.

Anyhow, on another note. I got this digital M-B tire pressure guage. I am amazed at its accuracy. I compared the readings with a mechanical guage, and it pretty much matched up. It was $20 well spent.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 09-14-2002, 08:45 AM
engatwork's Avatar
busy
 
Join Date: May 2000
Location: Soperton, Ga. USA
Posts: 11,775
Cossie - those donuts are available at any of the "discount" auto parts places. You will just have to take a couple old ones in to make sure you match them up.
__________________
Jim
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 09-14-2002, 10:15 AM
Bud
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
When I replaced the exhaust system on my 300E, the guy at Caliber Motors said he'd send me the new style hangers which were supposed to be better than the old round donuts. The new ones appeared to be the same as those used on the catalytic converter and were square/recttangular in shape. They went on easily.

I don't recall what I paid for them but it didn't seem like much.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On




All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:17 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2011 Pelican Parts - Posts may be archived for display on the Peach Parts or Pelican Parts Website -    DMCA Registered Agent Contact Page