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Terrible 'creak'

Whenever I go over anything uphill, im not sure exactly what I need to replace, its had it since ive bought the car but seeing I havent had time to drive it all that much ive left it. I have new wheels with rims and rotors on thier way what should I replace to eliminate the creak noise?
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Where is the creak coming from?
it could be old shocks, worn bushings....


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How old is the car could it be tranny and motor mounts are worn?
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Suggest you lube all the rubber seals around door, top, and boot. Gummi-Pflege is great for this. You might be surprised at what it can do by lubing the rubber seals.
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Its definetly the suspension, its at 1998 SLK 230.

Im going to buy a set of OEM front and rear shock absorb and a new set of springs. Is there anything else I should do before I install them?
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