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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.

$18.50

Compressor Air Hose Quick Connector Repair / Add On Kit

Great kit to repair old air hose and / or to add air tools to your compressor

This kit contains the following matched fittings. Two brass connector fittings and two hose clamps are included to help you fix old leaking air hoses. One is for 5/16 inch hose and the other brass fitting is for 3/8 inch air hose.

$9.75

Extreme Interior and Exterior Detail Kit

Super applicators to apply anything and custom brushes to get in to all those cracks and crevices

Over the years Kent has detailed hundreds of cars and you know from his videos that he likes "extreme" detailing.  His absolute favorite two "tools of the trade" are these premium grade microfiber sponges and what he calls his soft bristle "sawed off" paint brushes.

$69.95

Complete Lubrication Kit w/ Applicators in Carrying Case

This is your grab-n-go for all your lubrication needs on your older Benz

If you own and maintain an older car (especially 15 years and older) you must be willing to take care of its lubrication needs or you may spend big money later in repairs.

$22.00
Currently out of stock.

M112 V6 M113 V8 Engine Spark Plug Boot Removal Tool

A MUST have tool when changing plugs or plug wires on all 1999 to 2006 M112 and M113 engined Mercedes

If you think you can pull the plug wires of the spark plugs safely on these engines without this tool go ahead and try. Of course you could make your own "pry too" but you are probably going to need metal cutting and welding equipment.

$19.50

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.

$39.95
Currently out of stock.

6 Wheel Reinforced and Padded Kneeling Creeper

Save your knees and lower back with this comfortable creeper

This is the best one Kent has ever used and he has tried quiet a few kneeling "aids". With 6 wheels this one is strong enough not to break in the middle. In indents with the knee foam are very comfortable.

$39.95

Windshield Fine Scratch Removal and Glass Polishing Kit

Contains all supplies and video instructions you need - except a multitool (see description)

Ever wish you could get rid of the annoying wiper scratches on your front windshield (or rear hatch glass if you have a rear wiper)? How about those fine scratches in your side windows caused by dirt in the scrapers with rolling the windows up and down.

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$15.99

How to Remove Fine Scratches from Your Car's Windshield - On Demand Video

Video instructions using Kent's glass polish kit to remove scratches with less mess and less heat!

This video will take you step by step through the process of using our glass polish kit with a multitool to remove those fine scratches from your windshield or rear hatch glass. It also works great for polishing the water and acid rain out of any glass, including shower doors!

$18.95

Engine Cosmetic Restoration "Tool" Kit

For extreme cleaning and visually restoring your engine compartment

When cleaning and cosmetically restoring your cars engine and engine compartment, you will need containers for the various cleaners, acids, paints and sealants you might use as well as brushes to apply them.

$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. Help Kent out here to test this new product he has been using. The kit includes a 1 oz container of gel and a scotch brite pad.

$39.50

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!

$8.75

Gasket Replacement and Sealing Surface Preparation Kit

Use when prepping aluminum and magnesium metal surfaces for gaskets or RTV sealant

When prepping many surfaces on your engine for replacement gaskets or application of RTV sealant it is very important not to scratch the metal. In some cases that can set up corrosion or possible small leaks that will lead to premature failure of the repair.

$1.95

Plastic Razor Blades 10 pc. Assortment

Kent's favorite - Cleaning glass, paint surfaces, critical metal surfaces for proper sealing and other uses

Kent uses these superb plastic razor blades regularly in his shop. Recently they proved very useful when resealing the magnesium engine breather covers on an M113 engine. There are seven green and three orange in this little package.

On Demand Video
$12.99

M112 M113 Breather Cover Oil Leak Repair Instructions - On Demand Video

A repair you REALLY want to do yourself to get it done right!

If you own a 1998 to 2006 Mercedes with a V6 (M112) or a V8 (M113) engine this is one job you will have to deal with at some point. Just pull the top cover off your engine and look. Even cars with low mileage may have oil seeping out the breather covers on the top of the heads.

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$14.99

AIrmatic Suspension System Troubleshooting and Repair - On Demand Video

Learn how you can save thousands of dollars and with better results than from the dealer!

Don't  be afraid to own one of these splendid airmatic models and don't be afraid to take on some of the repairs yourself. This system is no where near as complicated as the air suspension on my 300SEL 6.3 and way easier and cheaper to repair.

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Mercedes Muffler Repair - On Demand Video
$12.99

Center and Rear Muffler and Exhaust Pipe Replacement and/or Repair - On Demand Video

Common Rear Exhaust leak troubleshooting, component replacement and hole patching DIY techniques

How can you tell if you have a hole or leak in your exhaust system? What are the symptoms? Can the leak be patched? When will you have to get either a new center muffler or rear muffler or pipes or all three? Can you replace the mufflers yourself and what are the tricks?

$28.50

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!

$3.25

Ceramic Brake Pad and Slide Lubricant ( Paste ) - The Best!

Extreme high temp and moisture resistance keeps this paste in place! Best brake pad noise eliminator.

This is the Permatex Brand  Extreme Brake Parts Lubricant. 100 percent synthetic formula with ceramic solids. It resists moisture and corrosion and will not wash out. Lasts longer than any other caliper grease. Silences brake noise across a much wider temperature range.

$79.95

2 Quarts of Miracle Paint with Spare Empty Pint Can

Cost saving option when tackling some major rust repair
If you are working on some larger rust areas or rust holes, you will probably need more than one quart to complete your project. This two-quart kit will generally cover and seal all areas if you are doing a rust cleanup on the underside of the car.
$9.85
Currently out of stock.

Full Synthetic Black Wheel Bearing Grease 14 oz Grease Gun Tube

For Hi Temp Disk Brake Wheel Bearings

If you drive hard and do a lot of heavy breaking your front wheel bearings should be packed with this grease! Also good for chassis, suspension, cv and universal joints. Made by Valvoline.

$32.95

Automatic Transmission Pan Black Hole Particle Pick Up Magnets - Super Strength

Will work on all automatic transmissions with steel flat pans

Sold in a set of four. These have to be the strongest magnets in the World! You do not put them inside the pan. Rather you spread them out on the outside bottom of the transmission pan as shown in the picture below. Talk about an easy install!  You don't even need to jack the car up!

$9.75

Mercedes GENUINE High Temp Antifriction Wheel Bearing Grease

Special application wheel you really want to drive fast! :-)

This green colored grease is specially formulated to work on any Mercedes from wheel bearing. Comes in a tube that is enough to do two front wheel bearings and inside hubs. If you drive at high speeds this is your best grease to prevent bearings from overheating. 

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Code Reader On Demand Video
$13.99

How to Use a Scan Tool to Read Check Engine (Light) Codes - On Demand Video

This is way easier than you might think and learning how could save you thousands $$$

Enter the dreaded “check engine” light. When it suddenly comes on it can create fear and panic in many a driver. Kent has known some people who have sold their cars cheap because they just did not want to deal with taking the car into a mechanic to get it fixed.

$39.95
Currently out of stock.

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. 

$12.95

HD Diesel Engine Glow Plug Circuit Tester

Every diesel owner should have one of these in the trunk to quickly test glow plug functions

A 12 volt test light is a very handy tool to have when working on any car but it is particularly important if you have a old diesel. This tool will allow you to quickly determine if there is power getting to your glow plugs, and if not where the power is breaking down.

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Using Lipo Batteries - On Demand Video
$3.99

How to Use Small Lithium Polymer Batteries to Work on Your Car - On Demand Video

If you are into RC (radio control) you will already have these batteries and special charger

Tired of lugging around heavy batteries or battery boosters to test electrical components in your car? It does not have to be a Mercedes. It does not even have to be a car. Anything that runs off 12 volt DC power can be tested by these small, light weight but very powerful batteries.

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$2.99

How to DIY Engine Oil Change 1998 to 2006 V6 and V8 Models

Step by step procedures for the M112 (V6) and M113 (V8) Engines

We love doing oil changes on these engines. The oil filter housing is right in the front of the engine with NO obstruction. The engineers were finally thinking about us!

On Demand Video
$8.99

Mercedes Late Voltage Regulator Replacement - On Demand Video Instruction

A guide on replacing a very important part on your later model Mercedes

The voltage regulator is a very inexpensive part that usually wears out between 110,000 to 130,000 miles. It is often neglected and Kent believes many alternators have been replaced over the years when all they needed was a $25 to $30 voltage regulator!!!

$42.95

Miracle Paint For Permanent Rust Repair QUART Black - Free Brushes and Gloves

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

NEW and improved HD formula. This new formula has a thicker viscosity for easier application on vertical surfaces and when using fiberglass cloth. Miracle Paint is a unique moisture cured non-porous paint that bonds to rusted and corroded metals like no other coating.

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$27.50

Tire Shop Pain Prevention 17mm Lug Bolt Tool Set

Since tire shops won’t do it, you need to set proper torque on your wheel lug bolts!

This is a MUST HAVE tool EVEN if you don’t work on your own Mercedes. This is one thing you must learn how to do because you can not trust tire shops anymore. See some videos below and I will explain why I feel so strongly about this.

$159.95

Kent's Super Multi-Tool Auto Detail and Repair COMBO Kit

So you thought the multi function tool was only for woodworking. Kent has adapted it for automotive use and it rocks!

Want the best, fastest, and easiest way to polish faded anodized aluminum trim, to remove fine scratches from your glass, to loosen rusted and stuck fittings and bolts, and to sand rust out of tight places? - enter the multitool or multi-function tool.

$6.75

Factory Body Undercoating and Heavy Rust Removal Tool

Electric Drill 1-Inch by 1/4-Inch High Performance Carbon Knot Wire End Brush, 0.020-Inch Wire

Kent has tried a lot of different tools over the years to remove body undercoating and rust in preparation for Miracle Paint rust repairs. This is his favorite, especially for small rust repairs like he will show you below:

$49.95

Kent's "Rust Buster" Tool for Loosening Rusty Stuck Fittings and Nuts

This has to be the best way ever! See video below to believe... Sorry the first 20 already sold on the newsletter promo!

Kent has tried every method in the book to remove rusty and stuck fittings, bolts and nuts on older cars. This becomes a SUPER challenge when dealing with a car that has been subjected to road salt.

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$9.99

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.

$23.75

Wheel Hub Cleaning and Lubrication Kit w/ Video Instructions

Use this when installing brake rotors or wheels so they will 1) Spin true without vibration 2) Come back off easily in the future

This is probably the 12th most neglected maintenance it. In all the years of working on Mercedes, Kent has only seen this service previously done on 2 or 3 cars. Watch Kent's YouTube video below and he will explain the two benefits to doing this procedure on your own Mercedes. 

$46.50

Easy-No-Mess Rear End and Manual Trans Fluid Fill Tank

Designed by Kent - Now he likes under car fluid changes! :-) Full 20 minute video flush and fill instructions included.

This tank works amazing! Put in the heavy rear end or trans fluid. Pump up the pressure. Stick the non-fall-out end in to fill hole... and just turn on the valve.

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$22.99

How to Pressure Fill a Rear End, Transfer Case or Manual Transmission - On Demand Video

The easy no-mess fluid change method by Kent Bergsma - It can actually make you want to do the job!

Have you dreaded changing the rear end fluid before because it is a pain and ends up being really "messy?" Kent finally decided there had to be a better way so he went to work and came up with the idea of using a simple and affordable custom made pressure tank to "flush" and refill differentials

$8.85

Battery Ring Terminal Harness for Battery Maintainer / Trickle Charger

Comes with built in fuse for safety - Use this harness to swap your trickle charger from one car to another.

So you have more than one car and only want to purchase one battery tender / maintainer. You can use this high quality harness to connect to another car's battery and then just move your trickle charger between cars by easily unplugging it and plugging it back in.

$29.95

Premium 12 Volt Battery Tender / Maintainer Installation Kit with Video instructions

Quickly disconnect and reconnect to your car's battery - SAVE your battery and know it will always start!

This is a must-have if you have a prized Benz or any car you don't drive often!! If you let any of your cars sit for long periods ( generally over 30 days) without driving them, you can ruin your battery, especially if you let it go completely dead.

$18.75

Large Lug Bolt Wheel Mount Alignment Pin Tool

NEW! For W140 W220 W215 W211 and others with 14MM x 1.5 thread lug bolts - MADE IN U.S.A.

This is one impressive tool. Watch the video below to see why Kent is so excited about it. The wheels on the W140 and W220 can be REALLY heavy and taking them on and off can be hazardous to your health ( smashed foot, wrenched back, mental anguish, etc.).

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