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Originally Posted by mlfun View Post
That's how some MB's claim to be running for millions of miles. EVERYTHING is replaced eventually.
If not sooner.


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Actually, metal parts do fail, especially when the routine undercarriage inspection is neglected. If you check the service booklet for 1999 cars, you'll find that during each "B" Service, the underside of the car is inspected and in addition, every two years the suspension and body structure is inspected
You could petition MB to use Titanium for their springs -- Zero Corrosion and higher modules of elasticity ( = Less tall but more bounce )
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