A true challenge - but you can do it with the right knowledge.
What's wrong with my Mercedes?
Body and Exterior Trim Problems
The panel must be removed to properly repair and/or lubricate the tilting arm mechanism.
It can be restored but it takes a special power tool and hard work
Be careful or you could end up losing big time
They are ugly when deteriorated - beautiful when replaced properly!
If is seems too good to be true - then in this case it is true!
It could be coming from a number of places for a number of reasons
We have resources to help you fix both power and manual sunroofs yourself
Just take a break!
The right tool can do the job without damage
Both are repairable by the DIY mechanic with the right knowledge and supplies.
Location of the three digit numerical code and translation here
You can do this in your own driveway with minimal tools and experience
There is one amazing product Kent recently found that polishes it all!
This applies to the W123 240TD, 300TD and 280TE and the W124 300TD, 300TE, and E320TE.
This one has just the right combination of benefits
The best way to save money is to buy the right car in the first place
Start with something you can do yourself that is not super difficult and gives dramatic results.
Stop it BEFORE bubbles in the paint and holes start to appear!
It is simple to clean out the hole and adjust it with the right "tool."
Put the body filler on in two phases and manage the time when you grate and sand it
Most in this list are avoided due to cost - Fix them yourself with our kits and save hundreds $$$.
Anyone want to guess what the secret is???
You don't have to use expensive spray equipment or 2 part expensive primer
Be sure to look UNDER the trunk seal - you might be surprised!
Kent recently discovered one product that shines above all the rest
If caught early enough they can be easily fix permanently with Miracle Paint
This can sometimes be a real challenge if you do not know where to look
Tired of seeing little gaps show up?
In most cases it is a two step process - especially if your paint is faded.
Fix it before it leads to major failure! Exhaust muffler found dead on road...
Failure is almost always caused by corrosion due to high moisture environment and lack of lubrication
W124 Chassis procedure shown here but applies to many models
Small fixes can lead to a large cummulative visual improvement
This covers most models with electric sunroofs from 1986 to 1995
Depending on where the damage is you can do amazing things with jacks and hammers.
Kent believes there is no one correct answer. Just too many options...lol
When using contact cement you have one shot to get it right! Kent's video will show you how to prevent mistakes.
Until you have driven one it is hard to explain
Nothing is better than a good thick fender cover
Not difficult once you do it. Be careful to avoid damage to the hinges
There is a way to do it without damaging anything on many older models