Kent believes this is the best protection you can give your rear end. Since there is no filter there for the fluid, nothing other than this super-strong magnetic drain plug can keep metal particles from working their way back up into the bearings and gears.
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Removing the rear axles from the W201 chassis is not a difficult job provided everthing goes well. In fact, the procedure is considerably simplier than removing axles from the older swing arm rear ends of the 1970's and early 1980's.
Fits the following: 201 chassis 190E 2.3 and 2.6 and 190D 2.5 from 1987 to 1993. 124 chassis 260E, 300E, and 300TE from 1986 to 1989. Also fits 300CE 1988 and 1989.
Kit contains right and left tie rod assemblies as shown. We have found if you discover one or more loose tie rod ball joints, it is always better to replace both rod assemblies at the same time. Entire assemblies are about the same price as two individual ball joints.
Does your rear end make funny noises while driving? Does the rear of your car sag in the back? Do you have excessive rear tire wear? Does the rear of your car feel like it is moving around? During heavy braking or rapid acceleration does your Mercedes want to steer right or left on its own!
This tank works amazing! Put in the heavy rear end or trans fluid. Pump up the pressure. Stick the non-fall-out end in to fill hole... and just turn on the valve.
Have you dreaded changing the rear end fluid before because it is a pain and ends up being really "messy?" Kent finally decided there had to be a better way so he went to work and came up with the idea of using a simple and affordable custom made pressure tank to "flush" and refill differentials
This is version 2 of the special wrench Kent designed to remove and install rear end and manual transmission hex head fill and drain plugs. Have you ever had a problem trying to get a fill or drain plug out of a manual transmission or rear end housing ( especially with limited space)?
A better performing and more comfortable 14mm hex wrench to use when changing the fluid in your rear end. Watch the video to see why.
Wheel bearing maintenance and service should not be neglected. If you are hearing strange rumbling noises up front while driving you should check your wheel bearings. Replacing them is not a diffiuclt D.I.Y. job if you have the right knowledge and tools.
This is not a normal nut. On the face it has a special hard plastic nylon seal. When this seal deteriorates you may see evidence of power steering fluid seeping out of the bottom the the adjustment locknut (located on the top of the steering box).
This important rubber coupler connects your steering column shaft to the steering box input shaft. Inspect yours for cracking now. Always replace when replacing steering gear box.
The Mercedes Multi-Link rear end is a marvel of engineering and works extremely well, but when one or more of the link bushings wear out, your car will start steering on its own! In severe cases when applying rapid power it may act like it wants to change lanes on you.