Have put new alloys on my W124 230CE (17" ZCW Charm Shadow Chrome) but the key for the locking wheelnuts from my previous alloys won't fit. Looks like I need new locks with a slimmer key.
Anyone know what type will fit ? Vendors for the McGard range are unable to help me
Can't get the rear suspension aligned within spec, and it's eating tyres so I guess I need to renew the suspension bushings. Is there a polybush kit for the W124 ? Polyflex and Superflex don't like many MB options in their catalogs.
Failing that, is there a bolt and standard bush...
Have just done the same for my M102.982 engined W124 (as part of renewing the cylinder-head gasket job), it's pretty easy.
The tensioner cover bolt needs a 32mm socket:
- undo the tension from the serpentine belt & remove it from the alternator pulley
- remove the alternator upper...
I know what you're saying, but... it's turning out that silicon is costing about the same as rubber (from MB). Since there's a lead time on getting the parts, I went to a specialist MB salvage yard (here in Ireland) to pick up the bit I need.
The guy there was saying that this particular pipe...
After bursting a water pipe (the small vertical rubber pipe between water-pump and thermostat housing) and see the price of a replacement from my MB dealer, I would rather spend the money replacing all the rubber pipes (as much as possible) with their silicon equivalent.
Have just picked up a nice '92 230CE with AMG bodykit. Nice condition, but a small list of faults for those "project" weekends. The worst of these appears to be that the ABS fault indicator lights up from time to time - more frequently in the wet, but once in a while in the dry. Car...