Date registered: Sep 2006
Vehicle: 2004 CLK 240 Coupe
Location: Norfolk. UK
Mentioned: 11 Post(s)
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Guys - there IS a sticky in the W210 forum: "DIY for shock replacement" but the link to the post is broken.
Jim: The answer to your Q1 is No. And Q2 is also No. However, if you re-post your question in the W210 forum, I will post the relevant page from the WIS that gives instructions, torques required, etc for Removing & Installing a front shock absorber on your car.
This is one of those jobs that you need a torque wrench to get right, so get hold of one if you decide to go ahead with this work.
Last edited by keyhole; 02-20-2010 at 10:59 AM.