Thank you for the suggestion. I prefer to do my own work, if I am unable to find someone with the appropriate equipment I will likely buy my own, as a floor standing hydraulic press can be had for £80.
Interesting points and a reminder that I should not presume that because it *sounds* as though it's from the front, that it actually is.
I will check the rear of the car as I have not looked there at all yet. I did find my front wheel bearings to be too loose, front discs heavily glazed with...
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.
Thank you for that input, I will test the tape method.
Front ARB attaches at the midpoint of the shock absorber casing using a metal tab. Could well be rattling the old tired shock around and causing the noise?
Front ARB, noted that when replacing the bushes, the bar was corroded, cleaned up with 80 grit emery cloth. Is it possible for the roll bar itself to be worn?
Have been jiggling and levering most arms, seem fine.
Don't see how the engine mounts would be effected by the anti roll bar, but...
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...
1996 Mercedes E55 AMG 5.5 V8.
A full album of photographs https://goo.gl/photos/RKoQuCEJkLknxZyY7
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...
Volkswagen Phaeton 2004
Full album of pictures here
2004 04 Plate
3.2 VR6 Petrol 240PS/315Nm
5 Speed Automatic with Sport and Tiptronic modes
MOT 09 Dec 15
Sequential LPG system Certified and Registered gives...
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...