Q Drive Lemforder or MB

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I need a pair of top front suspension/control arms for my car.
£32 .70 £53.94 £ ? each respectively.
So which ones ?
 
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A 2103308707 LH

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I have just fitted a pair of Q drive top arms to the rear of my W220, they seem well made with a nice smooth finish and fitted perfectly.
I didn't see the lemforder ones as ECP only had the Q Drive ones in stock.
 

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Hi i have just fitted a lower ball joint (w210) lemforder, perfect match , nuts and all! someone on here purchased one from ecp and the taper was incorrect he then purchased l/forder all good , may have been one off. I got mine from german car parts next morning delivered £ 17. very good!
 

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Last year I fitted 2 Q Drive front suspension arms. They started creaking from new. Q Drive are poor quality in my book. Never again.
 
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I have gone for a pair of lemforders just under £54 each from ECP delivered.
MB never got back to me with a price.
 

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I though lemforders was OEM, I'm sure I bought arms for my 124 from MB Manchester about 10 yrs ago and they were Lemforder
 
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I think they are supposed to be and if they make for MB I can't see them running another set of tooling in the presses and another production line.
We shall see.
 

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I though lemforders was OEM, I'm sure I bought arms for my 124 from MB Manchester about 10 yrs ago and they were Lemforder

You'll occasionally see Lemforder parts where the mercedes logo and part number have been ground off of the side of the rubber bushes.

Q drive are not long lasting in my experience, along with Delphi and First Line.

Febi-Bilstein, Lemforder and Meyle are a much better bet.
 
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As long as they are genuine lemforder arms and not a cheap fake part they will be fine
Do not buy anything Q drive
 
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I was hoping ECP aren't selling fakes ?
I have no reason to believe they are.
 

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Have seen it before, many times.........

They sent me a recon diesel injector the other day, box had same colours and patterns as the usual Bosch one, but I couldn't find Bosch name on it at all. Sent it back and got the right one delivered. They said it must have been some kind of mistake by their supplier.... Just watch them...
 

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They sent me a recon diesel injector the other day, box had same colours and patterns as the usual Bosch one, but I couldn't find Bosch name on it at all. Sent it back and got the right one delivered. They said it must have been some kind of mistake by their supplier.... Just watch them...


Yep, heard that a few times as well G..........
 
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Well thank you for alerting me I shall inspect closely.
 
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Instructions For removing Control Arms

Could someone send me Instructions for changing top front control arms it seems obvious but I would like to remove as little as possible and I need the torque settings for when I lower it thanks.
2001 210 E320CDI.
 

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As long as they are genuine lemforder arms and not a cheap fake part they will be fine
Do not buy anything Q drive

Seconded, I put a Q Drive part on, didn't last long, replaced with Lemforder and all is good

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MB parts fan here.

Same parts different stamp
 

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Q drive are shockingly bad. Probably made in China. I fitted some Q drive engine mounts to my 190E 2.3-16 and they were shot within six months. Utter carp.
 


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