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Mercedes crafts vehicles that display the epitome of luxury and power wrapped in a dependable and stylish design. Protection and consistency are high on the list for Mercedes, a trusted auto company whose name is known for excellence. Luxurious cars such as your plush Mercedes 450SL are manufactured to be handled with care and attention and then regularly maintained. To maintain the value and appearance you bought with your Mercedes 450SL, it's crucial to buy only the very best brand name parts. Does it make any sense to spend a big check on a great, stylish luxury car, only to save pennies on new auto parts? Your fine Mercedes was created using the best quality and expertise; it should have new replacement parts of the same high level of quality. If you chose that high-performance car or truck to enjoy its excellent engine power and performance, insure that decision by installing outstanding new parts and accessories. Develop your car or truck's critical systems by buying only the ultimate in top-notch parts. Decent Mercedes 450SL Shock Absorbers reduce motion caused by bumps on the road to provide a more stable ride. Mercedes 450SL Shock Absorbers behave like firm spring coils which look similar to pistons, transferring fluid from a main chamber to a secondary chamber which softens jolts as the vehicle moves. Shock absorbers can be defined by two fundamental forms: spring shocks which rely on metal coil springs, and torsion shock absorbers which rely on a torsion spring. You no longer have to choose between your bankroll and durability when you get your accessories. Many times the most frustrating thing about restoring an older vehicle is looking for a dependable source for outstanding parts. Whether you drive a smokin' hot rod or a station wagon, we have the aftermarket parts you have to have right on site at www.PartsGeek.com.


They are available for the following Mercedes 450SL years: 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 80, 79, 78, 77, 76, 75, 74, 73. This part is also sometimes called Mercedes 450SL Shocks. We stock shock absorber parts for most Mercedes models including E320, ML320, ML350, GL450, E500, C230, SL500, 300D, C280, R350, SLK230, CLK320, ML500, ML430, E430, CLK430, 300SD, E300, C240, 560SL, S500, E350, 300TD, GL320, 240D, 300E, ML55 AMG, G500, 190E, S320, E55 AMG, 560SEL, 420SEL, 280SE, 300SDL, C300, 560SEC, 300TE, 300SE and C320.

We stock these Shock Absorber brands for the Mercedes 450SL: Monroe, KYB, Sachs and Bilstein.


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Our List Price: $34.98
(17) In Stock
Product SKU: 39006
Product Note: OESpectrum Monotube Shock Absorber -- Premium - Limited Lifetime Warranty
Features:
  • Designed for replacement of vehicles originally equipped with monotube shock absorbers
  • Features a high pressure nitrogen gas charged providing excellent vehicle control
  • Includes fluon banded piston providing responsiveness to changing road conditions
  • Consists of special modifiers, chrome plated piston rod and single groove pressure tube to reduce friction
  • Backed by a limited warranty
Position of Product: Rear
Inventory: In Stock
Condition: New

Shipping Options:
Ground
Additional Fitment Information: Catalog: B
Vehicle
1977 (77) Mercedes 450SL


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Our List Price: $33.98
(25) In Stock
Product SKU: 39030
Product Note: OESpectrum Monotube Shock Absorber -- Premium - Limited Lifetime Warranty
Position of Product: Front
Inventory: In Stock
Condition: New

Shipping Options:
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Additional Fitment Information: Catalog: B
Vehicle
1977 (77) Mercedes 450SL


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Our List Price: $41.98
(>35) In Stock
Product SKU: KG5554
Product Note: Gas-a-just -- Recommended OE Replacement
Features:
  • Designed to increase performance and stability
  • Made from sturdy material
  • Latest concept in ride control
  • Delivers additional handling and control
  • Facilitates easy installation
Position of Product: Rear
Inventory: In Stock
Condition: New

Shipping Options:
Ground
Additional Fitment Information: Catalog: B
Vehicle
1976 (76) Mercedes 450SL


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KYB KG4522
Shock Absorber
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Our List Price: $35.98
(>35) In Stock
Product SKU: KG4522
Product Note: Gas-a-just -- Recommended OE Replacement
Features:
  • Designed to increase performance and stability
  • Made from sturdy material
  • Latest concept in ride control
  • Delivers additional handling and control
  • Facilitates easy installation
Position of Product: Front
Inventory: In Stock
Condition: New

Shipping Options:
Ground
Additional Fitment Information: Catalog: B
Vehicle
1976 (76) Mercedes 450SL


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Product List Price:
$172.00
Our List Price: $76.48

Product SKU: W0133-1615380
Position of Product: Rear
Condition: New

Made By: OEM
(Original Equipment Manufacturer) - a replacement part made by the manufacturer of the original part.

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Additional Fitment Information: Catalog: A
Vehicle
1973 (73) Mercedes 450SL


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Bilstein 24-007078
Shock Absorber
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Our List Price: $54.33
(9) In Stock
Product SKU: 24-007078
Product Note: B4 OE Replacement -- Without Self-Leveling Suspension
Position of Product: Front
Inventory: In Stock
Condition: New

Shipping Options:
Ground
Additional Fitment Information: Catalog: B
Vehicle Sub Model
1973 (73) Mercedes 450SL Base 


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Our List Price: $41.98
(>35) In Stock
Product SKU: KG5554
Product Note: Gas-a-just -- Recommended OE Replacement
Features:
  • Designed to increase performance and stability
  • Made from sturdy material
  • Latest concept in ride control
  • Delivers additional handling and control
  • Facilitates easy installation
Position of Product: Rear
Inventory: In Stock
Condition: New

Shipping Options:
Ground
Additional Fitment Information: Catalog: B
Vehicle
1979 (79) Mercedes 450SL


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KYB KG4522
Shock Absorber
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Our List Price: $35.98
(>35) In Stock
Product SKU: KG4522
Product Note: Gas-a-just -- Recommended OE Replacement
Features:
  • Designed to increase performance and stability
  • Made from sturdy material
  • Latest concept in ride control
  • Delivers additional handling and control
  • Facilitates easy installation
Position of Product: Front
Inventory: In Stock
Condition: New

Shipping Options:
Ground
Additional Fitment Information: Catalog: B
Vehicle
1979 (79) Mercedes 450SL


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(Read reviews)
Our List Price: $34.98
(17) In Stock
Product SKU: 39006
Product Note: OESpectrum Monotube Shock Absorber -- Premium - Limited Lifetime Warranty
Features:
  • Designed for replacement of vehicles originally equipped with monotube shock absorbers
  • Features a high pressure nitrogen gas charged providing excellent vehicle control
  • Includes fluon banded piston providing responsiveness to changing road conditions
  • Consists of special modifiers, chrome plated piston rod and single groove pressure tube to reduce friction
  • Backed by a limited warranty
Position of Product: Rear
Inventory: In Stock
Condition: New

Shipping Options:
Ground
Additional Fitment Information: Catalog: B
Vehicle
1980 (80) Mercedes 450SL


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(Read reviews)
Our List Price: $34.98
(17) In Stock
Product SKU: 39006
Product Note: OESpectrum Monotube Shock Absorber -- Premium - Limited Lifetime Warranty
Features:
  • Designed for replacement of vehicles originally equipped with monotube shock absorbers
  • Features a high pressure nitrogen gas charged providing excellent vehicle control
  • Includes fluon banded piston providing responsiveness to changing road conditions
  • Consists of special modifiers, chrome plated piston rod and single groove pressure tube to reduce friction
  • Backed by a limited warranty
Position of Product: Rear
Inventory: In Stock
Condition: New

Shipping Options:
Ground
Additional Fitment Information: Catalog: B
Vehicle
1979 (79) Mercedes 450SL


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(Read reviews)
Our List Price: $33.98
(25) In Stock
Product SKU: 39030
Product Note: OESpectrum Monotube Shock Absorber -- Premium - Limited Lifetime Warranty
Position of Product: Front
Inventory: In Stock
Condition: New

Shipping Options:
Ground
Additional Fitment Information: Catalog: B
Vehicle
1979 (79) Mercedes 450SL


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(Read reviews)
Our List Price: $33.98
(25) In Stock
Product SKU: 39030
Product Note: OESpectrum Monotube Shock Absorber -- Premium - Limited Lifetime Warranty
Position of Product: Front
Inventory: In Stock
Condition: New

Shipping Options:
Ground
Additional Fitment Information: Catalog: B
Vehicle
1975 (75) Mercedes 450SL


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(Read reviews)
Our List Price: $33.98
(25) In Stock
Product SKU: 39030
Product Note: OESpectrum Monotube Shock Absorber -- Premium - Limited Lifetime Warranty
Position of Product: Front
Inventory: In Stock
Condition: New

Shipping Options:
Ground
Additional Fitment Information: Catalog: B
Vehicle
1980 (80) Mercedes 450SL


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Bilstein 24-005111
Shock Absorber
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Our List Price: $70.33
(9) In Stock
Product SKU: 24-005111
Product Note: B4 OE Replacement -- Without Self-Leveling Suspension
Position of Product: Rear
Inventory: In Stock
Condition: New

Shipping Options:
Ground
Additional Fitment Information: Catalog: B
Vehicle Sub Model
1979 (79) Mercedes 450SL Base 


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Bilstein 24-005111
Shock Absorber
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Our List Price: $70.33
(9) In Stock
Product SKU: 24-005111
Product Note: B4 OE Replacement -- Without Self-Leveling Suspension
Position of Product: Rear
Inventory: In Stock
Condition: New

Shipping Options:
Ground
Additional Fitment Information: Catalog: B
Vehicle Sub Model
1976 (76) Mercedes 450SL Base 


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Our List Price: $64.73
(35) In Stock
Product SKU: 107 320 00 30
Product Note: Shock Absorber
Position of Product: Front Right
Inventory: In Stock
Condition: New

Shipping Options:
Ground
Additional Fitment Information: Catalog: G
Vehicle
1980 (80) Mercedes 450SL


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Research on Shock Absorber for Mercedes 450SL

One of the most beautiful new cars available from auto manufacturer Mercedes Benz is the Mercedes 450SL. This year's model features all of the luxury that you have come to expect from this quality producer of magnificent vehicles. Features like a 3.0-liter twin turbo engine with 362 horsepower, four-wheel disc and anti-lock brakes, a power sunroof, Bluetooth for ease of communications while traveling, a heated driver seat, a premium sound system and all of that wonderful new leather-covered steering wheel and interior gives this Mercedes both class and ultimate comfort for you as the driver and one lucky passenger. Anyone who owns a vehicle like this knows that all of its important operating systems must be inspected and maintained regularly, and the suspension system and its component Mercedes 450SL shocks will benefit from your attention to detail.

What is the job of the shock absorber?

The shock absorber in your shiny new Mercedes is responsible, along with the springs in your automobile, for keeping the vehicle from bouncing when you travel over bumps in the road. The shock absorbers fit into struts, which are connected to the chassis of the car, and the struts help to keep the roadster or convertible at the correct height above the ground and the wheels, as well as help with controlling the car's direction when you turn the steering wheel to travel right or left. After the shock absorbers and struts have been subjected to thousands of bounces as you drive, eventually they will lose their ability to control the bounciness of the vehicle, and at that point they are worn out and will need to be replaced with new shocks and struts.

What are some ways to determine if you need to replace your car's shocks?

The bottom line is: has your Mercedes become very bouncy when you drive over rough road? If so, a mechanic would certainly check out the shock absorbers to ensure that they are not worn out and are functioning as they should. If the shocks and struts are in need of replacement, you might also notice that your car's tires are wearing out unevenly, and this can provide another clue that the shock absorbers or struts might be to blame.

How much does it cost to get new shocks?

On a new 450SL, expect to pay approximately $245 to $313 for labor, and $268 to $1,510 for parts in order to have a mechanic at a Mercedes-Benz dealership or an independently owned auto repair shop replace both rear shock absorbers on your Mercedes. If you prefer to do the work yourself, you will find all types of quality Mercedes parts and tools available conveniently online. One top source that offers discount prices is PartsGeek.com, and those prices, along with fast shipping and a thirty-day return policy, is what keeps satisfied customers returning. A huge inventory, with new parts being added weekly, means that you can find what you need, make the fix and be out on the road again quickly.



Some of our Customer Reviews
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Reviewer: Bash

Great service, fast shipping, and lowest price whats not to love! thanks

1977 Mercedes 450SL Shock Absorber

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Reviewer: Web page navigation and price is

Web page navigation and price is better that the rest. Good job, I look forward to receiving the shipment soon.

1979 Mercedes 450SL Shock Absorber

Very Satisfied
Reviewer: Bilstein Shock Absorbers

This is a tremendous product!! Completely changes the ride of your car! Factory OEM option for vintage Mercedes Benz 450SL

1976 Mercedes 450SL Shock Absorber

Very Satisfied
Reviewer: rear shocks

Ok I thought I could get away with monroes, why not, the oldest shock company. While they were better that the 20 year bilsteins, they didn't satisfy for very long. After a year, I went back to bilsteins.

1976 Mercedes 450SL Shock Absorber

Very Satisfied
Reviewer: front shocks

I bought front shocks to replace the 1 year old monroes. I kept reading on the message boards that bilsteins really are the best and do make a difference. Shocks aren't the area you want to economize on.

1976 Mercedes 450SL Shock Absorber

Somewhat Satisfied
Reviewer: 1975 450SL

Website provided adequate information to order the correct parts.

1975 Mercedes 450SL Shock Absorber


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