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Brennie

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Wheel alignment tool
« on: September 22, 2022, 08:29:20 »
Hi
Looking to buy a wheel alignment tool..
Thank you

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Re: Wheel alignment tool
« Reply #1 on: September 22, 2022, 18:39:26 »
Are you looking for the home made device for centering the diff between the trailing arm mounting bolts as per the attached photo?

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Re: Wheel alignment tool
« Reply #2 on: September 22, 2022, 20:51:55 »
Thank you for your reply..
But,alas, no….
This little thing is what I’m after…

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Re: Wheel alignment tool
« Reply #3 on: September 23, 2022, 12:37:37 »
eBay is your friend. I searched on Mercedes wheel mounting tool and got one hit for the one you are looking for. US $160.
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Re: Wheel alignment tool
« Reply #4 on: September 23, 2022, 12:45:56 »
Thank you Jonny B.. yes, I see that.. hoping to find one that is not so expensive.. modern ones are only £7:00 sterling and repo ones are about £50.. only original ones seem to be that price.. 😕

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Re: Wheel alignment tool
« Reply #5 on: September 23, 2022, 13:25:11 »
If you need the original part...if you don't, and just need one for practical reasons, I made one myself for my wife's Audi RS3 from a large bolt.
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Re: Wheel alignment tool
« Reply #6 on: September 23, 2022, 13:28:45 »
Way beyond my merge capabilities I’m afraid.. looking for an original or cheap repro… but must look the part..

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Re: Wheel alignment tool
« Reply #8 on: October 03, 2022, 22:13:41 »
Way beyond my merge capabilities I’m afraid.. looking for an original or cheap repro… but must look the part..

Only look the part? Surely you need one that works but doesn’t need to look original in style?
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Re: Wheel alignment tool
« Reply #9 on: October 03, 2022, 22:17:58 »
Also available from our friend at Authentic Classics.

https://www.authenticclassics.com/Wheel-alignment-pin-for-Mercedes-p/auth-003750.htm

Boy it's gone up. I remember it being $29.
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Re: Wheel alignment tool
« Reply #10 on: October 04, 2022, 08:08:16 »
Yes,crazy price… but, at least someone is remaking them…