Bolt on Big Brake Kit For around 300$.

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No clue.

you need at least some clearance so it doesn’t rub. Other than that a tight fit is ok. I like to have at least a few mm min.
 

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Here is a set.


Still lots of these for cheap available.

Also from here, just have to call the places to find out if they are the right style.
 
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Here is a set.


Still lots of these for cheap available.

Also from here, just have to call the places to find out if they are the right style.
I was able to source a set locally for $50.
 

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looks like 99-06' are all the same? PN seems to be the difference between black painted or finished aluminum. And electronic wear sensors... the bridge and actual cal look the same.

Damn you guy i was just going to buy those cals for $70 lol
 
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The key feature to look at are the 2 mounting ears.
They need to look like the ones referenced earlier.

W220 is the chassis code also you want to use as search keyword.
 

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For those who used the stock brake hoses, how did you route them to the caliper? In order to get the banjo bolt lined up, there is a pretty harsh angle in the hose, if I use the stock mounting brackets for the hoses.
 

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I have routed the brake lines via the upper A-arm, same as the abs wiring. This gave me plenty of space to have a good radius everywhere. The radius i see in post #444 seem to tight for my taste. I removed the original hub brackets, no need for these when running via the upper A-arm.
 

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I have routed the brake lines via the upper A-arm, same as the abs wiring. This gave me plenty of space to have a good radius everywhere. The radius i see in post #444 seem to tight for my taste. I removed the original hub brackets, no need for these when running via the upper A-arm.
Okay so you still have it connected to the upper mounting bracket? I don't have abs so I'll have to find a diagram somewhere.
 

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Like this, so i removed the bracket on the wheel hub itself.

I must add that this is not how it is now, i have added the same rubber 'boots' like the ABS wire to protect against rubbing. It looks like the line touches at the ball joint, but this is the perspective of the picture.

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This was briefly mentioned earlier in the thread, but wasn't really explained:

If your brakes are squealing, chances are you have the incorrect retaining clip.
Here's the service bulletin Mercedes put out many years ago: https://www.billsden.org/fileadmin/media/mercedes/slk/docs/dtb_p_b_42_10_51d.pdf

They essentially redesigned the retaining clip so it doesn't drag on the rotor and added vibration dampers inside the caliper piston.

Side note, the Vito/V-class (W447) rotors that align perfectly can be sourced from Europe, but expect to pay ~$250 for Brembo blanks. Half of that's in shipping.