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Old 09-19-2002, 06:57 PM
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brake job, suspension ?s, w124 94E320

I was ordering pads and rotors for our 94 wagon and was asked whether my rear brakes were one-pin or two-pin? anybody know?

Also, with 120k miles should I be doing anything about the bearings at this time? Grease or replace? Or are front bearings a job for a pro?

While I'm at it, a quarter-size rust bubble is growing under the paint just above the plastic bumper about 5 inches in front of the right front fender well (halfway to the headlight). The PO receipts indicate he and the MB dealer repaired this spot twice. Seems odd to me--could it indicate a replaced fender due to a (gasp) wreck?

And might a wreck explain why the car crabs (the front tracks 1/2 inch left of the rear) even after an MB dealer alignment last november. Since then the car ate a set of Mich tires in 20k miles, with severe wear on the outer edge of the right front tire. I've read lots about these suspensions--people replacing everything in sight--so I plan to have it checked out at several shops.

Last, can't wait until Stu Ritter's new manual arrives in my mail.
94 E320 Wagon, 170k, totalled in 2006
2002 BMW 525i Wagon, 75k
1991 BMW 318is (two of 'em)
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