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Cleaning and Detailing a Mercedes Engine Compartment- On Demand Video Instruction
$4.99

Extreme Detailing Part 4: Cleaning and Detailing an Engine Compartment Safely - On Demand Video

Kent will show you how to get it super clean with minimal water and overspray

In this 14-minute video instruction, you will get to see how Kent cleans and details an engine compartment in a W210 E430 using his favorite chemicals and techniques. This includes using less than a gallon of water and controlling the spray rinse so you protect sensitive electrical components.

$6.95

Anti Corrosive Gel for Magnesium and Aluminum

For protecting clean and bare aluminum and magnesium engine parts

Kent has been working a long time to find a way to stop the ugly corrosion on aluminum and magnesium engine parts. Particularly valve covers and intake manifolds.

$38.00

1/4 Inch Drive Beam Type Super Low Torque Wrench

Very accurate for low torque settings - 0 to 9 Newton Meters or 0 - 80 inch pounds

If you are tired of "guessing" on those critical low torque settings maybe it is time to get a small torque wrench. This is the one Kent likes for super low torque settings up. It is quality made and will not cost you an arm and a leg. You can even calibrate it yourself!

$29.99

Gas Engine Spins But Won’t Start - Video Class with Kent Bergsma

Watch all seven videos in this series - and learn how to get your gas Mercedes starting and idling better.

Too many emails on this subject pretty much forced Kent to do this almost 3 hour long video class. If you are having problem starting your old 1976 to 1993 Mercedes with Bosch C.I.S. fuel injection this is a must see.

$29.50

Custom Made Large Angled Head Clamping Tool

Multiple uses for hose removal, assembly, and holding parts safely for cleaning and polishing.

This is one of Kent's favorite tools around his shop. It is used almost daily. The tool rose out of a need to be able to safely hold fuel inectors while cleaning when with a large high speed wire wheel. No tool like this is availabe so it had to be built in our shop!

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$5.99

No Cost Steps to Fixing an Engine's High Idle Speed Problem - On Demand Video

Kent is always amazed at how often it is the simple things! You won't believe how easy it was to fix this engine!!

This video will be an excellent example of how to save big $$$ doing the work on your own car. If your gas engine is idling too fast in neutral it could be an expensive problem, but in many cases it is due to lack of maintenance over a long period of time.

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Mercedes Benz Impulse Codes - On Demand Video
$3.99

Read and Clear Check Engine Light Codes: 1988 to 1995 Mercedes - On Demand Video

Learning how to do this yourself could save you hundreds of dollars $$$$$$$$$

If you have a Mercedes of this era equipped with an impulse code reader you will find a little numbered black box similar to the one in the pictured here in your engine compartment. It is located over by the battery and may have a black cover on it that can be lifted off.

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Broken Radiator Neck - On Demand Video
$16.99

Repairing a Broken Plastic Upper Radiator Neck - On Demand Video

With the right products and procedures this can be safely done in most cases

Kent starts out the video talking about prevention by using the neck reinforcement kit he has been selling for years. In the case of his own 1990 300SL the neck had not been reinforced and it broke cleanly right in the middle.

$159.50
Currently out of stock.

190E 2.6 260E 300E 300SE Distributor Overhaul Kit w/ Special Tool

For all M103 6 cylinder Single Cam Engines from 1985 to 1993

Distributor neglect is one of the most common neglected maintenance items that we see on the 6 cylinder 103 engine. Just because the engine is running ok does not mean that the parts are not worn out. One day you will get up in the morning and the engine will not start.

$42.95

24" Measuring Machinist Straight Edge with Protective Sleeve

A must have when working on engines.

When working on automotive engines a long heavy machinist straight edge is a must. This is the best way to tell if the mating surfaces are flat and true. That includes cylinder heads, engine blocks, intake and exhaust manifolds as well as critical sealing metal to metal covers and housings. 

On Demand Video
$4.99

M103 M104 Straight 6 Gas Engine Thermostat Replacement - On Demand Video

A major cause of poor fuel economy and weak cabin heater performance

Many owners neglect replacing the engine coolant thermostat. It just slowly wears out over time. If you notice your engine temperature running low or you car taking a long time to heat up inside these are the first signs your thermostat has failed. 

$350.00

4 Cyl 220D 240D 190D DIY Fuel Injector Rebuild Kit

This kit has the right stuff you will need to rebuild your diesel fuel injectors yourself in your own garage!

5/25/22 update: The precision nozzles are now  made for us by Wolfswerke-sachsen ( same company and same nozzle that was formerly branded as Monark). Yes!

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Step-by-Step Diesel Purge Instructions - On Demand Video Instruction
$8.99

Purging a Diesel Engine Fuel Delivery System Step-by-Step - On Demand Video

How to use the best medicine for sick diesels to perform a proper diesel purge

Rough running diesels abound everywhere. The symptoms include poor acceleration, no power, and excess exhaust smoke. Some times these can be a sign of real problems. Other times it may mean your fuel injection system just needs a good cleaning. And NOTHING cleans better than Diesel Purge.

$10.95

Late 602 603 Diesel Monark Glow Plug - SOLD INDIVIDUALLY

5 needed for 1989 190D 2.5 and 1990 TO 1993 300D. 6 needed 1990 to 1991 350SDL, 1992 to 1993 300SD (140 Chassis) and 1994-1995 S350

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY. This glow plug works ONLY in those years and models listed above. If you order by mistake they are not returnable. SOLD INDIVIDUALLY. If you need five please change your cart total to 5. If you need 6 then change the total to 6.

$89.95

190D 2.2 4 Cylinder Cylinder Glow Plug Installation Kit

For 601 diesel engines only from 1984 to 1986 - reamer and instructions included

If you are planning to install new glow plugs in your 601 engine, 190D from 1984-1986, it is essential that you ream the carbon out of the holes to prevent premature failure of your new plugs.

$39.75

Heavy Duty Carbon Reamer for Pencil Glow Plug Chambers

A must have to increase glow plug performance and extend life

PENCIL GLOW PLUGS ONLY!! WILL NOT WORK ON MODELS WITH THE OLD STYLE LARGE THREAD SERIES TYPE. For 1978 to 85 300SD Turbos / 1980 to 93 240D / 300D 300TD 300CD 190D 300SD 300SDL 350SDL. When was the last time your glow plug chambers were reamed out?

Diesel Purge Injection System Cleaner H. D.
$32.50

Diesel Purge Injection System Cleaner kit with Instructions

Receive a Related Bonus-Product FREE! (Can only be shipped UPS Ground)

Can only be shipped UPS GROUND. NO INTERNATIONAL. Extra packaging charges may apply. It some cases it may be shipped in its own box depending on the size of your order and the other products included.

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$4.99

Waking Up An Old Benz That Has Sat For Years Part 1 - On Demand Video

Kent covers what you may have to do first with the engine and fuel system

When an old Mercedes ( or any other car for that matter ) has sat idle for over a year it can be a challenge to get it safely back on the road again. If it has sat idle for more than 5 years you may find it difficult to even get the engine running. 

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$4.99

Abnormal Diesel Engine Noise Troubleshooting - On Demand Video

How to determine if the engine noise is external or internal

Diesel engines make noise. Some ticking and rattling is normal and not something you should be concerned about. Certain loud knocking or rattling noises could be a sign that something bad is happening to the engine, especially if the noise comes on suddenly.

$4.75

All Models Radiator Hose Chafe Protector - Heavy Duty

Don't let a hose rub up against the engine or radiator. Easy install with zip ties included if needed.

This is a great solution to what is sometimes a nagging problem. This heavy duty and flexible and adjustable plastic spacer can be put on the top or bottom radiator to prevent chafing in and area where it might come in contact the the engine or the radiator.

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$48.00

1986 USA Models 107 126 201 Introduction to Service. ITS Factory Manual

There was a lot to introduce in 1986 - NEW 6 cylinder Diesel engine - NEW 560 V8 Gas engine - NEW 2.5 liter Diesel engine for the 190D AND the 190E 2.3 16V

1986 was a super milestone year for Mercedes Benz in the U.S. market. As well as the above it was the introduction of the W124!. This is a milestone book for collectors and it is in good ( not perfect ) condition. Very clean inside. 369 pages in length.

$40.00

1990 1991 W124 W126 Turbodiesels Introduction to Service ITS Factory Manual

Covers USA Models 124.1 and 126.1 with the OM 602 and OM 603 turbo diesel engines

This is an “introduction to service” manual that was supplied to dealer service departments to help familiarize them with new models or changes to existing models. This one focuses on the turbo diesel engines coming to the U.S. market. Mostly technical data and diagrahams. 

$45.00
Currently out of stock.

1984 W201 190E 190D Introduction to Service. ITS Factory Manual

One inch think - More like a service manual on the newly released W201 USA models

There was a lot to announce to the dealers in 1984 with the release of the W201. This manual has obviously been used for service - not just pretty pictures to look at.

$19.75

38 Piece Silicone End Cap and Plug Set - Amazing Uses!

Push them over a hose and they act like a sealing end cap. Turn them around and push into a hole to act as a plug. Cut in half - use one piece for a splice between hoses.

We starting using some of these to plug brake lines while changing out calipers. Then we started using them on fuel and oil hoses. Now we are using them all over the place and keep finding new uses for them on a monthly basis. These are a MUST HAVE! Watch the video below to become a believer!

$4.20

Diesel Compression Tester Replacement Sealing Washers

You will need extras if you plan to do multiple compression tests

When doing a compression test you must properly seal the inner surface of the pre-chamber with the fuel injector hole adapter. Copper washers work the best for this to ensure a 100 percent seal. Do not use the engine's heat shield washers.

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$12.99

Front Crank Seal Race Removal and Replacement - On Demand Video

Applies to many gas and Diesel engines from the 1960s through the 1980s

This video will show you how to remove the front crank seal race using the factory tool and using Kent's custom puller. It will also demonstrate a very easy way to install a new replacement race before installing a new seal.

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$18.99

How to Do a Compression Test on Your Gas Engine - On Demand Video

Example showing 450V8 engine but same principles apply to all gas engines 1950 through the mid 2000s.

In this 28-minute instructional video Kent with show you how to do a compression test on your own Mercedes gas engine and explain how to interpret the results. It is very important you do this procedure BEFORE "throwing" parts at your engine trying to fix a performance problem.

$62.00

Gas Engine Compression Test Kit with Video Instructions

Applies to all gasoline Mercedes passenger car engines from the 1950's through the 1990's - Free extra video and supplies included.

Doing a compression test is one of the best ways to determine the internal health of your gas engine. You want to do this on any old Benz before you start spending a lot of money to get the engine running right or before you start restoring your car.

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$3.99

Spark Plug Do-It-Right Installation and Cleaning Tips - On Demand Video

These instructions will apply to all gasoline engines that use standard sized spark plugs.

You might be surprised to realize you spark plug holes need cleaning - and yes some REALLY need cleaning! This 5-minute video will demonstrate Kent's method of cleaning the threads in the cylinder.

$38.95

Cooling System Leak Detection Radiator Cap Conversion for Brake Bleeder Tank

Custom made in our shop. Allows you to use our brake bleeder tank to also pressure test the cooling system on most models 1973 to 1995 ( see design of metal cap to confirm )

Have you ever had a hard time finally a very small coolant leak? Do you find yourself adding small amounts of coolant but can not see any leak? Is there a funny smell coming from inside your Benz when you run the heater?

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$18.99

Setting Up Mercedessource Coolant System Pressure Tester Cap - On Demand Video

Video instruction that comes free with the purchase of your custom radiator pressure testing cap and hardware

In this video, Kent will walk you through the steps needed to convert your older Brake Bleeder tank to one that can continue to bleed brake systems as well as pressure test radiators and cooling systems.

$78.50

Older Diesel Internal Engine Cleansing Kit

Must be done using separate fuel tank. Cleans injection pump, fuel injectors, pre chambers, combustion chambers and helps reseal piston rings. Will not work on extremely worn out engines.

UPS ground shipping only. Can not be shipped internationally. Rather than try to explain what this kit does and how it does it we are going to ask you to watch the video below if you have not already done so.

$28.00

Early SLS Self Leveling Engine Driven Pump Floating Coupler

This is the "cog" that drives the hydraulic suspension pump on W116, W123, W201 16V, and W126 chassis with self leveling suspension

This is the part that more often than not gets lost when the SLS pump is removed from an engine for a long period of time. If you are trying to return the system to original after someone has removed the pump you most likely will need this part.

$32.95

W201 190D 2.2 Engine Breather Tube and Seal

NLA - Only fits early 190D four cylinder. Check picture carefully for match! Kent found one is his old stash of parts!

BRAND NEW OE breather parts as shown. Make sure these match the ones on your W201 190D before ordering. Includes breather tube and new valve cover seal.

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