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W201 W124 Front Shock Strut Top Nut Special Wrench

Also works on R129 convertibles

When replacing the front struts ( shock absorbers ) on a W201 W124 or some W129 chassis it is frustrating and time-consuming trying to remove and replace the big 22 mm top nut on the front struts ( shocks ).

Currently out of stock.

Heavy Duty Reinforced Rubber Jack Stand Top to Body Protecters

Best way to protect the underside of your car from rust and to keep the jack stand from slipping

Over the years Kent has used a number of different things to place on top his jack stands to prevent damage and for added security. He has even tried some of the commercially available jack stand plastic covers. Nothing has proven to work better than the special cut reinforced hose shown here.

On Demand Video

W201 W124 W140 R129 REAR Shock Absorber Installation - On Demand Video

Full step-by-step instructions including tools needed and special tips

In this video Kent will demonstrate how to replace the REAR shocks in the chassis mentioned above. He will do this on the ground on his W124 coupe using a floor jack, jack stands, and hand tools.

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W201 W124 W140 R129 FRONT Shock Absorber Installation - On Demand Video

Full step-by-step instructions including tools needed and special tips to make the job go easier

In this video Kent will demonstrate how to replace the FRONT shocks in the chassis mentioned above. He will do this on the ground using a floor jack, jack stands, and hand tools.


W124 Front Suspension Strut Upper Rubber Mount

Fits W124 sedans, coupes and wagons 1986 to 1995 EXCEPT 4MATIC (see model list below)

All these 124 chassis cars are 20 years or older. That is when rubber parts start to fail regardless of mileage. If you want to restore the factory ride and handling Kent strongly recommends you replace the top rubber mounts when you replace the shocks.


Early 124 Sedan Front Shock Absorber Strut

For 260E 300E 300D 124.030 up to A873916

Fits right or left side. New Bilstein front strut as shown. Please check your vin number before ordering.

To add our new front strut boot and stop buffer kit look below.


Hand Wheel Bearing Packing Tool

You will be amazed how fast and how efficient this tool works!

Flushes Out Old Grease and Repacks Bearings with Less Mess. This Handy Packer works on bearings up to 3 1/2" O.D.


Loctite Metal Flange Gasket Maker - Small Tube ( 6 ml )

Very best sealant for differential covers and other flat mating surfaces that do not use a gasket. Will not deteriorate like silicone RTV

Here is my all-time favorite gasket maker and sealant. You may already know how I feel about RTV silicone products (I think they should be outlawed!). We have had a number of our customers ask us where to get this so we decided to offer it on our website.

On Demand Video

Repair Leaking Chrome Alloy Wheels with Miracle Paint - On Demand Video

Use multiple coats of Miracle Paint to stabilize and fill the corrosion that causes the tires to leak.

In this video, Kent will show you how he fixed his leaking tires on his chrome alloy wheels by using Miracle Paint. This is a full 22-minute step-by-step instructional video. Watch the video "trailer" below to give you a better understanding of what is involved in this procedure.


W201 W124 R129 Front Strut Holding Tool

Quality U.S. made 3/8 inch drive 7mm ball socket hex wrench

This will hold the top of the strut and keep it from turning when removing and installing the 22mm nut.


Bilstein Shock Absorber Deluxe Rapid Install Tool Set by Kent Bergsma

Back in stock. You will not believe how easy and fast you can remove and install those pesky top shock nuts! Especially on the R107!

Socket is now black (impact grade). This is a tool that Kent first thought about making 20 years ago. While installing shock absorbers in his 380SL he had finally had enough - so it was back to the machine shop to come up with a new tool.

On Demand Video

Cleaning and Lubricating Hubs Before Wheel Installation - On Demand Video

So often neglected, yet so important. Also includes information on cleaning and installing lug bolts.

In this video, Kent explains the correct procedure for cleaning and lubricating your hubs and rear brake rotor BEFORE you install your wheels. He hardly ever sees this done when removing wheels on 15 plus-year-old Mercedes so he knows it is almost ALWAYS neglected.


Best Lug Bolt Socket Ever for Alloy Wheels

Fits all 17mm lug bolts from the 1950's up through the 2000's - prevents scratching the finish on your silver rims.

I do not need to say much about this tool. Well made and well thought out. Someone who obviously was frustrated at scratching the finish on his or her alloy wheels came up with this idea. Watch the video below to see why this is now my favorite go it 17 mm lug bolt socket.


Bilstein Shock Absorber Removal and Installation Tool

Finally a real tool to hold the top of the shocks while turning the nut or nuts !!

This U.S.A. made 17 mm 8 inch long combination wrench is custom modified here in our shop to help you easily install Bilstein front and rear shocks on most of the older model Mercedes Benz.

On Demand Video

Diagnosing an Often Overlooked Front End Clunking Noise - On Demand Video

Don't neglect front end clunking sounds - they can lead to some dangerous suspension failures

In this video instruction, Kent will demonstrate how to check for one possible source of a mysterious front end clunking sound. Any clunking noise you hear when driving over rough ground or when braking should be investigated immediately.

On Demand Video

How to Determine if Your SLS Accumulators are Bad - On Demand Video

Using both road tests and bence tests Kent will explain how you can troubleshoot them yourself!

Trying to fix a rough or bouncy ride in your SLS Mercedes? Not sure what is causing the problem?  Maybe you have heard that it might be the accumulators.

On Demand Video

Mercedes SLS Accumulator Replacement Instructions - On Demand Video

Step-by-step procedure for safely removing the old accumulator balls and installing new ones

In this video Kent will walk you through the procedure of removing the old accumulators and installing new ones in a W123 300TD wagon. It is a very straightforward job that only takes a couple hours. You will need to raise the car and safely support it on jack stands.


1986 to 1995 Synthetic Power Steering Fluid Flush Kit

Most models W126 W201 W124 R107 R129 W140

PLEASE NOTE: UPS GROUND SHIPPING ONLY.  Sorry, no postal, expedited or international shipping. This is a highly neglected maintenance item on older Mercedes Benz. If you want to prolong the life of your steering box and power steering pump here's how.


1986 to 1999 Self Leveling Suspension Fluid Flush Kit with Video Instructions

For all models W126 W124 W129 W140 with Self Leveling Rear Suspension

UPS GROUND SHIPPING ONLY.  DO NOT order postal or expediated. International shipping not available. If your fluid is old and dark it is time to flush it out. 1986 to 1999 model W126, W201, W124, W140 and W126 with SLS have a smaller tank than the earlier models.


13mm 17mm 18mm 21mm LONG Combination Wrench Set - Suspension Work

SPECIAL PURCHASE - Extra long for extra torque. All high quality made by Gearwrench. Every Mercedes owner should have these!

This is a very high quality finish wrench set. The 13mm combination wrench that is 8 inches long. The 17mm has a ratcheting box end great for alternators, bumpers, etc. and is 11 inches long. The 18mm for 1996+ models is also 11 inches long.


124 Chassis Front Wheel Bearing Kit

Fits 260E 300E 300TE 300CE 300D 300TD E320 E300D 1986 to 1995 - NOT 4-MATIC -- ALSO FITS 107 560SL

 Brand new complete wheel bearing kit. Includes all parts shown for right or left wheel. You with need to order 2 if you want a complete set of wheel bearings for both sides.

Currently out of stock.

W124 Chassis Station Wagon and W140 SLS Self Leveling Accumulators

Set of 2 for all W124 300TD and 300TE 1987 to 1993 and all W140 Chassis 1992 to 1999

Brand new high quality accumulator set for self leveling suspension SLS. If you suddenly have a harsh abrupt ride then this is usually the culprit. Two per car and should be replaced in pairs.


123 126 201 124 SLS Hydraulic Suspension Tank Supply Hose Upgrade

Kit to replace feed hose from tank to pump on 300TD 300TE 190E 16V 560SEL and 560 SEC

SLS low pressure hose from bottom of reservoir tank to the engine driven pump. Includes 1 meter of heavy duty fuel hose that holds up better to the hydraulic fuel than the old style original braided hose.

All Models Self Leveling Suspension SLS Proper Hydraulic Fluid - 1 Liter

All Models Self Leveling Suspension SLS Proper Hydraulic Fluid - 1 Liter

300TD Wagon, 6.9, 560SEL, 300TE, 190E 16V, other Euro Models with Hydropneumatic Suspension

If you have any Mercedes model with hydraulic self leveling suspension from the early 70's up to the early 1990's this is the correct fluid to use. High quality Meyle or Febi Bilstein product. Any other type of fluid can damage the seals and score your pump.