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$9.99

How to Use Kent's New Instrument Cluster Removal Tools - On Demand Video

Tips and tricks to get those stubborn clusters out of the dash

This video is free with the purchase of Kent's new dash cluster pull tool set. If you just want to see how he uses the tools and some tricks to get difficult clusters out you are welcome to purchase this video separately.  Approximate run time is 20 minutes.

$34.75

R107 W116 W123 W126 W201 W124 R129 W140 Instrument Cluster Removal Tools

With Free Video Instructions - For most models from 1972 to 1999

Removing a Mercedes instrument cluster from any of the chassis listed is easy with these special "pull" tools. Many owners do not realize that the instrument cluster is just pushed into the dash panel and not held in with any bolts or screws.

$37.50

Snap Cap Style Ignition Tumbler Service and Replacement Deluxe Tool Kit w/ Extras

Service or replace your ignition tumbler sitting in your car with Kent's custom tools and FREE detailed video

If you have been around old Mercedes for any length of time, you have probably run into a problem with your ignition key starting to "stick" or one that does not turn.  This problem can leave you stranded and could cost hundreds of dollars to fix $$$.

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$14.99

Replacing and Servicing Screw Cap Style Ignition Key Tumbler Assemblies - On Demand Video

For select models 1975 to 1989. With the right tools and knowledge you can do this yourself sitting in the car!

This video is not only going to show you how to remove and replace the “screw cap” style tumbler, but it also going to explain the theory of operation and how to avoid certain pitfalls when doing this job yourself. And YES, there are pit falls.

$34.50

Screw Cap Style Ignition Tumbler Service and Replacement Tool Kit

Do tumbler service and replacement inside the car with Kent's custom tools and FREE detailed VIDEO instructions

If you have been around old Mercedes for any length of time, you have probably run into a problem with your ignition key starting to "stick" or one that would not turn.  This problem can leave you stranded and could cost hundreds of dollars to fix $$$.

$85.00

Early W126 Climate Control Switch Panel Cover Wood Piece - USED

Fits 126 380SE 380SEL 500SEL 300SD 1981 to 1985

Very nice used wood piece as shown with switches included. Wood finish is excellent above average. I did not test the function of all switches so can not guarantee they will all work. Priced accordingly.

$6.98

W123 W126 Glove Box Hinge Adjustment and Removal Tool

Now removal of that difficult round slotted nut has never been easier - plus it pops the clips out.

Any of us who have owned a 1977 to 1985 Mercedes W123 for any length of time have probably had to deal with the glove box door at some point. The hardest part is loosening and removing that weird little round slotted nut on the two hinge points.

$87.50
Currently out of stock.

Lower Front Seat Spring Sag Repair and Restoration Kit

For ONE 116, 123 and 126 Chassis Sedans, Coupes or Wagon Seat Bottom

For ONE 116, 123 and 126 Chassis Sedans, Coupes or Wagon Seat Bottom. This unique kit is designed to help you repair and restore one broken down front seat bottom so common in the 116, 123 and 126 chassis Mercedes built from 1973 to 1991.

$16.95

Front Seat Repair Manual by Kent Bergsma

Fits all chassis: 107, 114, 115, 116, 123, 126, 201 and 124. This repair manual is written for all Mercedes models from the early 1970s up to the later 1980s.

$288.50

1990 to 1995 201 126 and 124 Chassis Ignition Lock and Key Assembly - ASSEMBLED!

Very Limited Stock. Reports these may be no longer available .Only for years and models listed. Ignition Electrical Switch may be Ordered Separately

If your 1990 to 1995 W126, W201, or W124  key is starting to stick in the ignition pay attention! Better to replace the part before the key gets stuck leaving you stranded. Because of the lockout feature in these cars, if you can not turn the key on - you can not even move the car off the road.

$426.00

1980 to 1985 240D 300D 300CD 300TD and 81 to 87 126 300SD 300SDL Complete Steering Lock and Tumbler Assembly - NOS

8/21 update. New OLD GENUINE MERCEDES STOCK found. Limited supply. Only fits years and models noted. Will NOT fit W116 or R107 models ( See related products below)

As of the summer of 2020 steering locks for these old diesels are no longer being manufactured! Your only option if your key is sticking ( and you already tried replacing the tumbler and key) is to try to find a good used unit or a new old stock unit in some warehouse.

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Chasing Interior Water Leaks in Older Mercedes Benz - On Demand Video
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Part 1: Chasing Interior Water Leaks in Older Mercedes Benz - On Demand Video

Example of diagnosing a severe water leak in a W124 chassis wagon. Principles apply to many models.

Interior water leaks are very common. More so on the older 108, 116, 114, 115. 123, and 126 chassis than on the 201 and 124 chassis. This is largely due to the fact that the older models used rubber seals on the rear glass and on the front windshield (except the 126).

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126 Under Dash Panel - On Demand Video Instruction
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W126 Right Under Dash Panel Removal Procedures - On Demand Video

The "hidden" fasteners can be difficult and you will damage the panel if you miss some.

It is not as easy to remove the right side underdash panel in the 126 chassis as you might think. There are a number of hidden fasteners, some of which can be a little confusing as to how to remove properly. Kent has seen a lot of broken and damaged panels that confirm this.

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Removing and Replacing an Inside Rear View Mirror
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Removing and Replacing an Inside Rear View Mirror - On Demand Video

Hard enough to remove and almost impossible to reinstall by hand unless...

Understanding how an inside rear view mirror is mounted is essential for proper removal and replacement. The mirror can be easily damaged if you do not know the tricks to getting it snapped back into the mounting bracket in the head liner.

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126 Center Console Upper Wood Panel and Instrument Cluster Removal - On Demand Video

Knowing how to do this right can save time and prevent damage to these dash components

You will need to remove the W126 chassis center console upper wood panel when replacing the climate control switch panel, replacing any of the upper switches, replacing burned out light bulbs and /or when remove the center console or the upper dash. 

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Detailing the Interior of an Older Mercedes Benz by Kent Bergsma
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Extreme Detailing Part 1: Interior Carpets, Upholstery, and Panels - On Demand Video

Learn how to use some unique products make the job easier, faster and more enjoyable

In this video Kent shares his secrets on how to make the inside of an old Benz look like new again. Now granted, you must have a reasonably good car to start with.  He is not going to show you how to reupholster, change seats and door panels, etc.

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$18.99

How to Glue the Dash Wood Back in Place So it Will Stay - On Demand Video

Specific instructions for the 1977 to 1985 W123 chassis ( which are losing their dash wood right and left ) but principles apply to other models.

This is a very common problem on the W123. The wood will just fall off someday. Worse when the car is left outside or in a hot climate.

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$9.99

How in Make and Install a New Plastic Sheet Door Liner - On Demand Video

Kent will show you his tips and tricks on replacing an old damaged door liner quickly with results that are better than factory!

This video will not only save the condition of your door panel, but it will save you a lot of time and frustration when you go to replace a door panel after doing maintenance inside your door. Those old plastic film liners always seem to be torn, ripped, and downright ugly.

$62.00

Late W126 300SD Front Seat Belt Latch - USED

Fits late 1984 and 1985 models - See picture below to confirm belt clip style.

This is for passenger side. It will fit the driver side but you will not have the wire for the seat belt buzzer. Make sure this will fit your style shoulder harness. SEE PICTURE.

$12.50
Currently out of stock.

1980 to 1985 Steering Wheel Hex Bolt

Fits 1980 to 1985 W123 and W126

Very good bolt with tight hex. Always use thread locking compound when replacing these bolts. Easy to round out with the wrong tool. See correct tool below:

$58.00

Late 123 PASSENGER Front Seat Shoulder Harness Latch - USED

ONLY FITS SOME MODELS at end of W123 production - see picture below to make sure your male locking insert is the same style as yours

Only one available. Make sure yours is an exact match before ordering. Good clean and strong latching mechanism. NOTE: This will also work for the driver seat. You just won't have the wiring for the seat belt buzzer. 

Your male harness insert MUST LOOK THE SAME as this picture. 

$96.00

Late 123 Driver Front Seat Shoulder Harness Latch - USED

ONLY FITS SOME MODELS at end of W123 production- see picture below to make sure your male locking insert is the same style as yours

Only one available. Make sure yours is an exact match before ordering. Good clean and strong latching mechanism. 

Your male harness insert MUST LOOK THE SAME as this picture. 

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$9.99

Moving a Problem Power Seat That's Not Working - On Demand Video

W126 W201 W124 power front seat that you can not remove from the car since they won't go forward or backward

This on demand video only covers the principles of how to get a non-memory power seat in a 1980 to 1990 Mercedes to move forward and backward so you can get to the bolts to remove the seat from the car or remove the seat spring from the track assembly.

$38.75
Currently out of stock.

Front Seat Padding Booster Kit

For worn or collapsed padding on W114, W115, W116, W123 and W126 chassis seats with digital instructions ( PDF and Video)

If you have a reasonably good front seat bottom that is just a little HARD to sit on for any length of time then this "booster" kit may help solve your problem.

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$14.99

Front Lower Seat Cushion Restoration - On Demand Video

Here is the solution to aching "buns." Applies to W114 W115 W116 W123 and Early W126 1973 to 1985

Our seat spring repair kit has been a great success! It can easily repair sagging on broken front seat springs. But what about seat padding. A  lot of the older ( 1970's to 1980's glued fiber seat padding can crush down and even disintegrate over time.

$225.00

Early W126 Right Front Power Seat Blue MB Tex - USED

Fits 1981 to 1985 126 sedans - could be converted to driver's if need be

This is an above average used seat. One of the best Kent has seen in recent years. Getting very hard to find good firm comfortable early W126 seats.  PLEASE NOTE: This seat cannot be shipped. It must be picked up at our shop in Bellingham, Wa.

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$6.99

Sunroof Headliner Panel Gluing and Cleaning

For all NON tilting sunroofs from 1962 to 1985

When you remove the old sunroof panel (1985 and older) from you Benz you will probably notice that the edges of the vinyl have come loose from the metal strapping. You will allow notice just how dirty it is once you have it out of the car and into the light.

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One Way to Determine Actual Mileage on an Old Benz - On Demand Video
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Determining the Actual Mileage on Most 1973 to 1989 Models - On Demand Video

Don't get fooled when you go to buy an Mid 1970's to Late 1980's Mercedes - Odometers can lie!

When you are out looking to buy an older Mercedes in this time period you have to be careful. You have heard that these old Benz (particularly the diesels) can go forever! So why is mileage that important. Because contrary to those "myths" they do not go forever without impeccable maintenance.

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126 Chassis Sedan Door Panel Removal Procedures - On Demand Video Instruction
$5.99

126 Chassis Sedan Door Panel Removal Procedures - On Demand Video

There are any number of reasons why you may need to remove a door panel

Door panels have to come off when fixing power windows, power seat switches and wiring, door check straps, door latches and locks, and clearing drains. Lubrication is a key factor in preventing premature failure on a number of interior door components. You have to remove the panel to lubricate!

$185.00

W126 Sedan Black Leather Rear Seats

PLEASE NOTE: These seats cannot be shipped. They must be picked up at our shop in Bellingham, Wa. DO NOT TRY TO CHECKOUT online if you want to purchase them. You must contact us through our contact page to arrange for payment and pickup. Thanks!.

This is an above average used leather rear seat from a 1986 300SDL. It will fit all 126 sedans but the upholstery pattern is typical of those models in leather from 1981 to 1987.

$19.50

Front Seat Back Net Pocket Repair Kit - W/ FREE Illustrated Instructions

Finally an inexpensive and simple solution to the sagging net problem on many seats from 1973 to 1995 now with both PDF and video instructions.

From my experience the only thing that goes wrong with the front seat back pockets is the top bungie cord that holds the net up wears out (loses its “spring”) and sags badly. When was the last time you saw a 1973 to early 1990's seat back netting that was NOT sagging???

$34.95

126 Window Regulator Plastic Slide Replacement Kit

W126 chassis Gasoline and Diesel models 1981 to 1991

Fits all 126 chassis sedans 1981 to 1991. Depending on the type of regulator you have it may or may not apply to all four of your doors. Recommend you remove the door panel first to inspect (see below).

PDF
$9.95

Front Seat Repair Manual by Kent Bergsma - Download

Fits all chassis: 107, 114, 115, 116, 123, 126, 201 and 124

Is your drivers seat starting to sag more than it use to? Are you finding it is just not comfortable any more on long trips? Maybe it tips to one side and you are constantly trying to compensate your weight to the other side.

PDF
$8.95

Instrument Cluster Removal and Component Replacement By Kent Bergsma - Download

For all 108, 109, 114, 115, 107, 116, 123, 126, 201, and 124 chassis from 1965 to 1995

For all 108, 109, 114, 115, 107, 116, 123, 126, 201, and 124 chassis from 1965 to 1995. I wrote this repair guide to show you how to properly remove your instrument cluster and replace worn or failing components. (NOTE: This is not a detailed manual on how to repair the components.

$10.95

Steering Wheel Removal Special Hex Socket

Most Models 1980 to 1993 240D 300D 300CD 300TD 300SDL 300SE 420SEL 560SEL 380SL 560SL 190E 190D 300E , ETC

Also works on W116 300SD motor mount bolts and most older diesel starter motor bolts. This high-quality heavy duty 1/2 inch drive Urrea 10 mm Hex Socket is the tool you will need to remove the center bolt holding your steering wheel to the steering column.

$38.50

123 126 201 107 Hazard Flasher switch

All above chassis Gasoline and Diesel from 1982 to 1991

Brand new Hazard Flasher rocker type switch, located in Center console between window switches for 240D 300D 300TD 190E 190D 300SD 420SEL 380SL and other models from 1982 to 1991. If you are unsure it will fit your model, visually verify picture with existing switch.

$1.95

Instrument cluster Bulb with holder

Fits 123 126 201 124 129 Chassis Instrument Clusters

New instrument cluster bulb with socket holder. Sold individually. PLEASE NOTE: This holder is only for the very small warning indicator bulbs, as well as your dash turn signal indicator lights.  It is NOT for the larger bulbs that light your dash at night. 

$11.95

123 and 126 Chassis Center Console Switch Light Bulb Replacement Kit

Video instructions available online

If one or more of the switch lights on your center dash console are not working here are the bulbs you will need to fix the problem. ( Note if ALL switch lights are not working it could also be a bad dimmer switch - poteniometer).

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