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Old 03-21-2004, 09:33 AM
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Do we still need to lub the chassis

i used to lub the chassis and balljoints for my 80s cars do we still need this for nowadays Mercedes?
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Old 03-21-2004, 09:58 AM
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No, because there's no grease fittings on the joints. They are considered lubed-for-life.... not that designs have improved so much as the fact that it's a cost saving measure for the manufacturer.
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Old 03-21-2004, 08:16 PM
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is thee not a location where you can insert a nipple ie.knock a plug off ans screw in a nipple.i seem to remember doing this to a car of mine many years ago.i agree 'lube for life' is to the manufacturers and aftermarket makers benefit.
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Old 03-21-2004, 09:28 PM
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On some cars, yes, there's a plug that you remove and screw in a grease fitting so you can lube. On most cars there's nothing, so you simply can't service it. Some people have even had the idea of drilling and tapping a hole to accept a fitting. This is something I strongly advise against.
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