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    Spring compressor in Newport/Cardiff/Bristol area

    Hello, Would anyone be willing to lend me or allow me into their workshop to use an appropriate coil spring compressor for a W209 front strut? I have only basic claw type compressors and they are not safe on this spring due to its size and heavy preload. Regards, Jon.
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    Strange ARB issue (W209 CLK500)

    Hello MBclub, Looking for some input; I recently purchased a 2002 CLK500 with 150k on the clock. I have been working my way through the maintenance tasks usually neglected on such cars and have hit a bump in the road. I get a fairly heavy knocking noise when travelling on road undulations or...
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    CLK/CLS/E 500 5.5 (M273)

    As title, anything considered but preferably below 100k with complete service record. Regards Jon
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    1996 Mercedes E55 AMG 5.5 V8.

    1996 Mercedes E55 AMG 5.5 V8. A full album of photographs https://goo.gl/photos/RKoQuCEJkLknxZyY7 £2500 164,000 miles with good history, many receipts, and previous MOT certificates (please see pictures). MOT passed last week (expires 13th Jan 2017). HPI clear and log book...
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    Mille Miglia 1002 Staggered 8x18 9x18 ET30/35 Silver/Polished

    Mille Miglia 1002 5x112 Staggered 8x18 9x18 ET30/35 Silver/Polished New in boxes £400 Collection Taunton, Somerset / Delivery +£25
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    Mille Miglia 1002 Staggered 8x18 9x18 ET30/35 Silver/Polished

    Mille Miglia 1002 5x112 Staggered 8x18 9x18 ET30/35 Silver/Polished New in boxes £400 Collection Taunton, Somerset / Delivery +£25
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    Phaeton 3.2 LPG 2004 78K FSH Black

    Volkswagen Phaeton 2004 Full album of pictures here 2004 04 Plate 3.2 VR6 Petrol 240PS/315Nm 2WD Air Suspension 5 Speed Automatic with Sport and Tiptronic modes 77k Miles MOT 09 Dec 15 FSH Black Cream leather Sequential LPG system Certified and Registered gives...
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    Mercedes CLK55 AMG Brembo 4 Piston Caliper Disc Pad Goodridge Conversion Kit

    AMG / Brembo 4 Piston Calipers, Discs, Pads, Goodridge braided hoses As fitted to the CLK55 AMG, can be fitted to all W209, W203 cars, as well as many other Mercedes vehicles to provide a very useful performance upgrade! 4 Piston Brembo calipers fully refurbished 345mm Pagid drilled...
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    W209/W203 Bilstein B12 Kit

    Hello, I have for sale a Bilstein B12 suspension kit, removed from my 2003 CLK270 CDI. A rather silly individual decided to slather the shock absorbers in some kind of black underseal or enamel. They have been stripped, zinc primed, and repainted. The paint is fairly rough but will do the...
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    Eibach Anti-Roll Bar Kit - CLK W209 - C W203

    Hello! For sale, a pair of Eibach uprated anti-roll bars, in good condition with matching polyurethane bushes. These were removed from a 2003 CLK 270 CDI. These are suitable for all engine variants of the W209 and W203. If there is a buyer for each, I will split the pair. £200...
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    Comand 2.0, Dension Gateway 500, 6 Disc Changer

    Hello, I have these items for sale, removed from my 2003 CLK, in perfect working order. Prices are negotiable. Collection from Chelmsford, or insured delivery at £10. Comand 2.0 with 2005/2006/2007 maps discs, Part No. A 203 820 96 89 £300 Dension IceLink Gateway 500 with...
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    CLK 270 CDI Inlet manifold

    Hello! As title, 270 CDI manifold, preferably with knackered swirl flaps and cheap! Not interested in anything cracked / broken mounting lugs / stripped threads though. Thanks! Jon
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    Juddering brakes and click clacking pads

    Hello! I have a combined problem on my CLK270 CDI (2002). The car is equipped with the sport brake kit with larger calipers (4 piston?) and larger drilled discs as per CLK55. I have two problems; 1. Heavy judder under braking 2. I drive forwards and apply the brakes, I then drive in...
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    Crunching / Popping from front end CLK270

    Hello! I have an issue with my CLK270 CDI (2002). When turning right hand down at low speeds, a nasty crunching or creaking / and popping sound is audible from the front end. The noise occurs when the car is in motion both forwards and backwards, but only when steering right, and only...
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    Electric seats CLK270 partial operation

    Hello! I have an issue with the electric seat adjustment in my 2002 CLK on the driver's side. All functions operate excepting the seat back recline and head rest. The seat will recline forward (incline? un-recline? decline?) but not backwards, and the head rest will go up but not down...
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    Ran the tank dry - Change the filter?

    Hello! Yesterday I very foolishly decided to test the accuracy of the fuel computer in my CLK270 CDI. It turns out it is very accurate, and when it says you have 0 miles to empty, you do! :crazy: With assistance from work colleagues, I was dragged off the road and heckled all the way to...
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    Wanted: 18" wheel to fit W209 CLK

    Hello, As the title, I am after a single wheel to swap around so I can refurbish my current set one by one. Needs to be 7-8" wide, offset around 35. I have a tyre to put on it, condition is unimportant (other than being straight and able to hold air). As cheap as possible! If someone is...
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    '00 Mercedes CLK230K Convertible Avantgarde

    For sale is my wonderful Mercedes CLK convertible. I have owned the car for 3 years, and previous to that it was owned by a close friend of mine. During that time the car has brought me lots of pleasure and enjoyment and has never let me down, this is the best car I have owned and I am sad that...
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    CLK Wheels, offset, spacers and bolts conundrum

    Hello I have just bought a new set of wheels for my W208 CLK. They are Front: 8.5x19 ET43 Rear: 9.5x19 ET45 Now I know the ideal offset for the CLK is around 32-35, but I really want to avoid using huge spacers, do you think I may just about get away with a 5mm spacer front and back...
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    Artec VIP-ME 3 Piece Split Rims 8x18"

    Hi guys These are the last parts I have from my old car and this is one of the only forums I am active on anymore so it's worth a try! They are also on ebay. Here is a short description and some pictures, you can click through to ebay for a full detailed description and pictures CLICK HERE...
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