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 06-10-2003, 11:05 PM
EADG
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
W124 Rear Suspension R&R

I had my 91 300E on the hoist the other week to change the brake fluid and pads when I noticed many of the rear suspension bushings looked to be in bad shape. Closer examination revealed deteriorated and missing rubber, I made a metal note to check the archives then finished brake job. Well, 3 days of reading post replys later I'm more confused than when I started. The workshop manual (technibooks W124 1985 - 1995) is of little help as it only describes R&R of shocks, coils and axle for the rear suspension.

What I need to know are the parts/bushings I can replace to smooth out the ride without effecting the alignment of the rear wheels. What parts/bushings replaced would require re-alignment ( so i can break the job up into seprate sessions if need be). And also what, if any, special tools I'll require for replacing bushings. Any tips & tricks would be greatly appreciated... silicone spray is on my shopping list for starters.

The age of the car in addition to it having seen many a winter have undoubtedly taken thier toll on many of the rubber components, of which I have replaced several. (engine mounts were by far the best bang for the buck repair) I'll be tackling the sub frame mounts later this summer, after I become more familiar with the rear end and do my homework in the archives.

Cheers for now.
EADG
91 300E 190K Km
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 01:10 AM.


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