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Old 01-28-2004, 08:37 PM
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Price for W140 shocks

I was quoted roughly $500 for replacement of both rear shocks on '92 500SEL. Does this fall in line with the average? Parts will be OEM Mercedes Benz.
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Old 01-28-2004, 09:09 PM
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Ever consider Bilstein's & a second quote ?
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Old 01-28-2004, 11:52 PM
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Actually sounds darn cheap if those are self leveling struts. They're almost $600 each through FastLane.

For the 140s without self leveling struts (a US spec 92 500SEL should have self leveling suspension), $100 each for Bilsteins is a decent price. Factor in shipping and installation and $500 is steep but not highway robbery.

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Old 01-29-2004, 01:46 AM
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does your price include the 2 nitrogen sphere??
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