Here is what I do: Both guide rod bushings/bearings New lower ball joints (special press required) New idler arm New center drag link New left and right outer tie rod assemblies New shocks New steering damper Reseal PS box if needed.
I have found that the front end last about 120k miles. Trampas -----Original Message----- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Allan Streib Sent: Wednesday, February 01, 2006 5:05 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List Subject: Re: [MBZ] W123 guide rods On Wed, 1 Feb 2006, John Ervine wrote: > You might want to consider rebuilding the entire front end in one > go. It'll save you money on alignments. What exactly does that entail? Is there a good writeup on the whole job anywhere? Is it something I can do myself in my garage (no lift but a good floor jack and stands). Any esoteric tool requirements? Allan -- 1983 300D 1966 230 _______________________________________ http://www.striplin.net For new parts see official list sponsor: http://www.buymbparts.com/ For used parts email [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://striplin.net/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_striplin.net -- No virus found in this incoming message. Checked by AVG Free Edition. Version: 7.1.375 / Virus Database: 267.14.25/247 - Release Date: 1/31/2006