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to properly align a mercedes it takes skill. ride height is the first measure that only a mb dealer will address. it must be within spec for the car to be aligned properly. second, to adjust caster or camber you need to replace the bolts that secure the control arm to the subframe. if not done properly you will destroy the control arm or subframe depending on model. have your alignment done at a mb dealer and look at the alignment sheet when you pick up your car. id say 60% of techs are clueless on alignments since mb does not send most of us to school for them.
Yes, nice to see a fellow tech contributing to mb world, and what you have said is correct, but the bolt mod on the lower control arm depends on how far out the measurement is

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WOW, thanks for that, but fixing em is what I do and I find MB world a playground. Happy if I help one person

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