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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-16-2012, 11:31 AM Thread Starter
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I have a 1993 500SL with low miles. Changed tires, checked the rims and still have a vib. At all speeds. Where do I look to fix this prob.?
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I have a 1993 500SL with low miles. Changed tires, checked the rims and still have a vib. At all speeds. Where do I look to fix this prob.?
Low miles, maybe but 20+ year old rubber everywhere it's not been replaced. I would start with the drive discs (flex discs), located at the end of the driveshaft.

Couldn't post up a pic. Looky here:

Then I'd start at the bushings in the front end, and tie rod ends.

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past: W124 wagon, W126, W202, W201, lotsa VDubs
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Post this in the R129SL class forum and one those guys will know what's wrong with it.
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