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Old 10-04-2000, 10:37 AM
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I've noticed when I park my 1988 300E next to others of the same vintage, mine seems to be sitting significantly higher. How hard is it to replace/change the spring pads to a thinner pad? I haven't looked to see how many 'dots' I have but I'm curious to know what's involved in changing the pads. Thanks.
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Old 10-04-2000, 01:51 PM
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You may want to look into checking if something else needs replacement and do it at the same time. It is labor intensive and you need at least a spring compressor. Otherwise, it is not cost effective to change just the pads. Do a search on the subject. Check with parts shop about the "sport" conversion for you car, may be a partial conversion (struts,springs) may work for you, if you want a lower better handling ride.

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