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    R107 front wing removal

    Hi, yes I thought of that type, snap-on do a spanner with a double flexible joint . Good idea, I've manged to do it now and removed the wing
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    R107 front wing removal

    Good idea, quite by chance I have one of those, I'll give it a try. Thank you
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    R107 front wing removal

    Hi all, I am in the process of restoring the front end of my 450Sl, and want to remove the front wings, however the two bolts joining it to the A post are partially hidden by the door, the heads are visible of course, but you can't get a spanner on and as for a socket forget it, do you have to...
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    R107 rear caliper carrier bearing replacement

    Looks great, thanks for posting those pictures
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    R107 axle shaft cv boots

    Yes indeed thank you for that, I have since discovered ( 30mins ago) it's 250ml of EP90. Appreciate the pointer
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    R107 axle shaft cv boots

    Yes, I'm beginning to think I should have done this before shelling out for boot kits.....oh well
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    R107 rear caliper carrier bearing replacement

    That's fantastic! Thank you very much 🙏
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    R107 axle shaft cv boots

    I have discovered the quantity of oil is 250ml in each ( as the Mercedes service manual calls it) protective cup , unfortunately it doesn't specify the oil grade to be used
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    W123 Inner drive shaft boot (and what its filled with)?

    OK so let's be clear, the differential operates in its own oil, the same as every car on the road. The drive shafts are solid and do not share the same oil. At each end there is a steel cup that encases the c.v. joint into which the oil is held in. Its then sealed off with a conventional rubber...
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    W123 Inner drive shaft boot (and what its filled with)?

    Now that's what I'm talking about!
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    W123 Inner drive shaft boot (and what its filled with)?

    Thanks for your espouse, however you are so wrong it is not melted grease, it is also not leaking oil from the diff, it is oil in both joint housings that contain the c.v.joints ,it IS as stated, sorry if this comes across as a little harsh, it's not meant too so please don't take offence
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    R107 axle shaft cv boots

    Hi, thanks for your reply , yes I saw that thread which prompted me to ask the question what spec of oil is used??? Is it the same as used within the diff?
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    W123 Inner drive shaft boot (and what its filled with)?

    However, if they are oil filled from factory there's a very good reason that it is oil and not grease? What grade is it though? I have similar on my r107 450SL.anybody no the answer ???
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    R107 axle shaft cv boots

    Hi , I'm replacing the cv boots on my SL 450 ,seams they have oil and not grease in them as standard? What grade of oil is used??? Anyone have an answer
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    R107 rear caliper carrier bearing replacement

    Hello, I am restoring a 450SL also, what was the solution in the end, and could you remember the bearing part number that you sourced to replace it,? Great job by the way very inspiring. Thank you
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