Welcome Guest. ( logon | register )   
FAQ Member List Albums Today's Posts Search

PointedThree :  Sedan Forums : W140 S Class : Photo DIY- Supporting Joint R/R

Page 1 of 1 1
Photo DIY- Supporting Joint R/R
Topic Tools Message Format
Author
Posted 1/31/2016 3:37 PM
G-AMG
G-Class DIY Host




Date registered: May 2006
Location: South Texas
Vehicle(s): '04 G55, '80 280GE, '99 S420, '98 E320, 2011 E350
1000
Photo DIY- Supporting Joint R/R

After noticing a VERY subtle (albeit noticeable) vibration, which my Buttocks felt like it was coming from the Right Front Wheel region.

Upon applying a Lever to the Supporting Joint? There is a a 1 mm "play" in the right joint. Translating such a tiny amount of play into "Vibration at 60 mph" is about what I am feeling.

Since the Joints are original, and have 18 years, and 183,000 miles of Rough, Lousy, roads on them?? I felt I would simply change them out.

After the Change? The Vibration I was feeling?? GONE!!!

I went with Lemforder brand, which seems to be the Go-To Brand for Suspension parts.


The Post is merely a Color Photo Regurgitaion of WIS. No cutesie tricks. I'm sure there are lots-o-other-ways of performing the change, without any of the MB specified tools. I am simply going "by-the-book".


*IMPORTANT NOTE*!! If you are performing the joint change with the Springs Installed?? The Shock-Absorber *MUST* be Installed.

As ALWAYS, work *SAFELY*!!
G



(1.jpg)



(2.jpg)



(3.jpg)



(4.jpg)



(5.jpg)



(6.jpg)



(7.jpg)



(8.jpg)



(9.jpg)



(10.jpg)



(11.jpg)



(12.jpg)



(13.jpg)



(14.jpg)



Attachments
----------------
Attachments 1.jpg (71KB - 1 downloads)
Attachments 2.jpg (93KB - 0 downloads)
Attachments 3.jpg (87KB - 0 downloads)
Attachments 4.jpg (69KB - 0 downloads)
Attachments 5.jpg (79KB - 0 downloads)
Attachments 6.jpg (89KB - 0 downloads)
Attachments 7.jpg (95KB - 0 downloads)
Attachments 8.jpg (88KB - 0 downloads)
Attachments 9.jpg (75KB - 0 downloads)
Attachments 10.jpg (117KB - 0 downloads)
Attachments 11.jpg (100KB - 0 downloads)
Attachments 12.jpg (94KB - 0 downloads)
Attachments 13.jpg (83KB - 0 downloads)
Attachments 14.jpg (84KB - 0 downloads)
#231357
Top of the page Bottom of the page
« View previous thread :: View next thread »
Page 1 of 1 1
Forum Jump :
All times are EST.  The time is now 6:40:53 PM.

Execution: 0.546 seconds, 92 cached, 9 executed.