Nothing like a good smooth working power or manually operated non tilting sunroof (up to 1985)!
What's wrong with my Mercedes?
Body and Exterior Trim Problems
It can be restored but it takes a special power tool and hard work
Be careful or you could end up losing big time
If is seems too good to be true - then in this case it is true!
They are ugly when deteriorated - beautiful when replaced properly!
Regular cleaning and lubrication is the key to long life
Be sure to look UNDER the trunk seal - you might be surprised!
Anyone want to guess what the secret is???
Easy to round out the hex head bolts - then what do you do ?? !!!
Most common when car has sat outside for long periods without use
Kent recently discovered one product that shines above all the rest
Both are repairable by the DIY mechanic with the right knowledge and supplies.
This can sometimes be a real challenge if you do not know where to look
Easily lost or rusted out - hard to find replacements
You can do this in your own driveway with minimal tools and experience
Tough job and you will need heat! Also applies to 107, 114, 115, and 116 chassis
Tired of seeing little gaps show up?
This applies to the W123 240TD, 300TD and 280TE and the W124 300TD, 300TE, and E320TE.
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
Start with something you can do yourself that is not super difficult and gives dramatic results.
Ignore it and you will be sorry! Can you remove and service it yourself?
Put the body filler on in two phases and manage the time when you grate and sand it
With the right tools and parts you can fix this nagging problem yourself
2 Primary reasons these hood hinge assemblies fail
You don't have to use expensive spray equipment or 2 part expensive primer
Kent shares three of his favorites
If caught early enough they can be easily fix permanently with Miracle Paint
You are not alone! What can you do to replace those rusty or missing metal clamps
In most cases it is a two step process - especially if your paint is faded.
Kent believes there is no one correct answer. Just too many options...lol
W124 Chassis procedure shown here but applies to many models
Until you have driven one it is hard to explain
Depending on where the damage is you can do amazing things with jacks and hammers.
This is not expensive if you find used parts and do the work yourself!
Just take a break!
On 1973 to 1985 models this has to be done with care to prevent damage
When using contact cement you have one shot to get it right! Kent's video will show you how to prevent mistakes.
This one has just the right combination of benefits
Location of the three digit numerical code and translation here
Knowing what to look for will help you decide if replacement is needed
Nothing is better than a good thick fender cover
There is one amazing product Kent recently found that polishes it all!
It could be coming from a number of places for a number of reasons
There is a way to do it without damaging anything on many older models
Stop it BEFORE bubbles in the paint and holes start to appear!
The best way to save money is to buy the right car in the first place
The right tool can do the job without damage
It could be that you installed in upside down
Most in this list are avoided due to cost - Fix them yourself with our kits and save hundreds $$$.
It is simple to clean out the hole and adjust it with the right "tool."
It is a little tricky and very easy to damage it.
My sunroof motor does not run or it runs but the cable does not move