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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.


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.


Wheel Painting Tire Masking Dam for 14 and 15 Inch Wheels

Allows you to quickly paint your wheels without removing the tires - better than masking tape!

Have you ever tried to mask off your tires with paper and tape before painting the wheels? If you have I am sure you are laughing right now. Doesn't work too hot...Hard to get any tape to stick to the rubber tire.


W123 300TD Wagon SLS Hydraulic Suspension Leveling Valve - REBUILT

Fits all 123 300TD 1979 to 1985 - Free adjust video and pin tool - ONLY ONE AVAILABLE

Good used leveling valve as shown. This one is one of the better ones we have seen. It is super clean inside with hardly any scratches. There are a few corrosion spots on the outside but are only cosmetic.


Full Synthetic Black Wheel Bearing Grease 14 oz Grease Gun Tube

For Hi Temp Disk Brake Wheel Bearings

PLEASE NOTE: UPS ground shipping only. If you drive hard and do a lot of heavy breaking your front wheel bearings should be packed with this grease! This is Kent's favorite.  Also good for chassis, suspension, cv, and universal joints. 


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. 

123 Lower Front Suspension Rebuild Kit
Currently out of stock.

123 Chassis Lower Front Suspension Ultimate Restoration Kit

New Release for all 123 240D 300D 300CD 300TD 280E 280CE 1977 to 1985

Front suspension overhaul is almost always left until one has fixed everything else on the car. We know that most owners can live with some looseness in the suspension, especially when you consider the age of the 123 chassis.

Currently out of stock.

123 Chassis Front Shock Absorbers by Meyle w/INSTRUCTIONS

All 123 Chassis 240D 300D 300CD 300TD 1977 to 1985

We are so impressed with the quality and performance of Meyle that we are going to offer our customers their new line of shock absorbers. This complete set of front shocks comes with all hardware, front dust covers, and full instructions.


123 Chassis New Front Bilstein Shock Set of (2) HEAVY DUTY

For agressive driving on hauling heavy loads - PDF INSTRUCTIONS

FITS THE FOLLOWING all 123 chassis from 1977-1985 which include the 230, 240D, 240TD, 280E, 280CE, 300D, 300CD and 300TD. The best way to upgrade the original ride and feel of your Mercedes is to replace your shocks with new HEAVY DUTY Bilsteins.

123 Tie Rod Kit

123 Chassis Front Steering Tie Rod Replacement Kit w/ Instructions

For all 240D 280E 280CE 300D 300CD 300TD 1977 to 1985

Kit contains right and left tie rod assemblies as shown. We have found if you discover one or more loose tie rod ball joints, it is always better to replace both rod assemblies at the same time. Entire assemblies are about the same price as two individual ball joints.


W123 Early W126 Right Rear Trailing Arm - USED

Fits all W114, W115, W123 and W126 to 1985

Good usable trailing arm as shown. This was removed from a W126 300SD so if you install in another chassis you will have to change the emergency brake cable. PLEASE NOTE.


12mm Hex on 1/2 Inch Drive Socket - Heavy Duty

Many applications but primarily offered here as a tool to install and remove our custom Magnetic Rear End Plug.

High-quality socket made in Taiwan. 

Here you can see how it fits into our magnetic rear end plug:

Currently out of stock.

Bilstein Shock Absorber Deluxe Rapid Install Tool Set by Kent Bergsma

You will not believe how easy and fast you can remove and install those pesky top shock nuts!

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

SLS Pump Center Section Removal - On Demand Video

Supplement to the written overhaul instructions

This video will cover the use of my custom plastic tool to safely remove the steel center section for the outside aluminum housing with rebuilding your older style SLS ( Self Leveling Suspension) hydraulic pump. No other instructions included here.

Currently out of stock.

14 Inch Factory Special Aluminum Wheels - FULL SET OF FOUR

SUPER LIGHT. Installed on later W123 240D to reduce weight. For full face hubcaps. Works on W113, W114, W115 and all W123.

The picture shows only 2 wheels with tires, but the tires have been removed from all 4 wheels to reduce shipping costs. You will receive FOUR (4) wheels without tires. All four look the same as the two pictured here.


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 wheel care kit 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.

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.

On Demand Video

Early SLS Hydraulic Pump Overhaul / Reseal Tips - On Demand Video

Companion to my written instructions that come with our reseal kit. See related products below:

PLEASE NOTE: These are not complete instructions on how to open up an early style SLS pump and properly reseal it. Rather, these are some tips that will make the job go faster and easier. These are things Kent has learned rebuilding a number of these pumps himself.


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.


Early SLS Self Leveling Valve Cleaning and Resealing Kit

Comes with everything you need to do a first class job plus two on-demand videos to help you overhaul and adjust the valve yourself

This is the most thorough kit available anywhere in the world for opening up and resealing your early style (square ) SLS leveling valve. This was used on all W123 300TD wagons and a few other models during that same time period.


SLS Leveling Adjustment - Special Tool Set for Adjusting Ride Height

Adjustment can be done with regular wrenches, but when you are doing it under the car with engine running your words will not be kind.

Why these special tools? Can't you just adjust that rod with a couple of combination open end wrenches. Maybe yes and no... have you tried it?  You can not get the rod off with a regular thickness 10 mm open end wrench.

On Demand Video

Early SLS Self Leveling Valve Adjustment Procedures - On Demand Video

This can be a pain in the back side without the right tools, equipment and know how!

Kent will walk you through the steps to properly adjust the leveling according to factory specifications. He will also cover some of the problems you may run into and demonstrate how he used the new adjusting tools he designed.

On Demand Video

Early SLS Rear Suspension Leveling Valve Overhaul Instructions - On Demand Video

If your valve is leaking or not raising the rear of your SLS Benz, you can fix it yourself and save Big $$$

In this long video manual Kent will walk you step-by-step through the process of removing the older square style leveling valve from your Mercedes, opening it up without losing the spring and balls, removing the old o-rings and cleaning the parts properly, installing the new o-rings, and putting

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.

On Demand Video

W123 300TD SLS Tank Cleaning and Low Pressure Hose Replacement - On Demand Video

Step-by-step instructions for doing this important job safely and without a big mess

This video will walk you through the procedure of removing the hyraulic reservoir tank and cleaning it and replacing the low pressure hose from the bottom of the tank to the SLS pump. This is the hose that most often leaks.


1977 to 1985 Power Steering ATF Fluid Upgrade Kit w/ Video Instructions

To reduce pump and steering box wear - replace that old automatic transmission fluid with enhanced power steering fluid

NOTE: UPS GROUND SHIPPING ONLY.  This complete kit will help you flush the old ATF fluid out of your power steering system and replace it with new high-performance power steering fluid.

On Demand Video

Power Steering ATF System Full Fluid Flush Instructions - On Demand Video

Full instructions on replacing filter and changing fluid to modern power steering fluid

If you have a 1985 or older Mercedes Benz it is time you flush that old automatic transmission fluid out of the system and replace it with a good power steering fluid. ATF formulations have changed over the past 20 years.

On Demand Video

W116 W123 W126 Front Upper Control Arm Replacement Tips - On Demand Video

Kent will show you a few tips a tricks to get your worn upper control arms out and the new ones in place without special tools

When replacing the front upper control arms you formost need to think about safety. You will need a good quality and large rolling hydraulic floor jack, and a couple good jack stands.


114 115 123 ONLY ONE Steel 14 Inch Wheel

Disregard two in the picture. One sold. Only have one left. Price is for ONE.

Very good set of two (2) disk steel wheels. Straight and no damage. These will require the full disk 14 inch hupcaps as well as the short lug bolts. The long lug bolts from the alloy wheels will not work.  Does NOT include lug bolts. See related parts to order separately.

Currently out of stock.

1980 to 1985 123 Bolt Type Axle Boot Replacement Kit - NO INSTRUCTIONS

For bolt together axles only on 240D 300D 300CD and 300TD to 1985 - see details below

SINGLE AXLE KIT: This set of boots will work on ONE (1) axle of the BOLT TYPE. This will not work if you have the crimped can type axles. SEE PICTURE BELOW TO CONFIRM IF YOUR AXLE MATCHES THIS TYPE! If you order the wrong boots by mistake they are not returnable.


123 and 126 Chassis Front Shock Replacement Socket

All 240D 300D 300CD 300TD 1977 to 1985 and all 126 S Class Sedans and Couples 1981 to 1991

When replacing front shocks on the above mentioned Mercedes you must a 10 mm 12 point shock with 3/8 inch drive. If you don't have one you will in trouble.

This is a high quality thin wall socket made in Taiwan.


116 123 126 201 Chassis Hydraulic Suspension SLS Pump Resealing Kit

For most models with self leveling suspension from 1977 to 1991 - 6.9, 300TD, 16V, 560SEL SEC

Every one of these pumps I have ever seen need resealing. The seals and o-rings become just too hard over all those years of use. This is the most complete SLS (self leveling suspension) pump overhaul kit on the market today.


123 Sedan and Coupe Rear Suspension Coil Spring

All 240D 300D 300CD 280E 280CE 1977 to 1985 - Sold Individually

With age and abuse rear springs can weaken and allow the rear of the vehicle to sag. NOTE: Before replacing springs you should first check the condition of the rubber center rear end mount and possibly replace the rear end subframe mounts. These are also causes of the rear end sagging.

Currently out of stock.

W123 Wagon W116 6.9 W201 16V W126 SLS Suspension Pump ( Resealed)

Very good cam lobe and internal bearings. Cosmetically very nice. Cleaned, inspected and rebuilt with new shaft seal and all internal o-rings

This is one of the best ones Kent has seen inside.  It has been taken apart, inspected for wear, cleaned and resealed completely with new internal o-rings, new shaft seal, and new cover o-ring.

123 126 Chassis Driveline Center Support Overhaul Kit

123 Chassis Driveline Center Support Overhaul Kit

All Models 240D 300D 300CD 300TD 280E 280CE 1977 to 1985 Only

I have been discovering this is one of those maintenance areas that suffers from severe neglect. Failure of the rubber support or center drive shaft bearing can cause all types of improperly diagnosed vibration problems - some commonly change with vehicle speed.

Self Leveling Suspension (SLS) High Pressure Hose Replacement Kit w/ Instructions

Self Leveling Suspension (SLS) High Pressure Hose Replacement Kit w/ Instructions

Specific for the W123 300TD Wagon. May work for hose replacement on other models. Please read details below.

If you own a 123 wagon or other Mercedes with self-leveling suspension, you will be faced someday with having to replace the main high-pressure hydraulic hose that goes from the engine-driven pump to a metal line fitting routed back to the rear suspension.