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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.


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.


W116 and W123 Upper Control Arm Set

Both right and left side. Replace both - if one is bad the other is not too far behind!

New left AND right side upper control arms. They will fit ALL W116 chassis from 1973 to 1980 ( except 6.9 ), and ALL W123 chassis sedans, coupes and wagons from 1977 to 1985.

On Demand Video

How to Remove the SLS Hydraulic Pump Center Section - On Demand Video

New procedure 5/8/23 with a revised tool. This is an addendum to the full pump reseal instructions.

This is a short addendum to the full instructions on resealing an SLS hydraulic pump. This will now be included with the reseal kit. Disregard the old method mentioned elsewhere


W123 Loose Front End Steering Fix Kit

Center tie rod, 2 end tie rods, and Idler bushing installation kit

Special purchase. Only four kits are available at this price. Unless your steering box is all worn out, these are the parts you need to replace to get your W123 steering tight again.  Be sure to get a front-end alignment after installing these parts. No instructions are included for this kit.

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How to Install New Steering Tie Rod Ball Joint Ends - On Demand Video

Here are the instructions you need to do it right and you can do it yourself!

In this detailed 30-minute video Kent will walk you through the process of installing new tie rod ends on his 1959 Mercedes 220SE. The principles are the same on almost all models from the 1950s up to the 1990s. He will explain the differences in adjustment between the older and newer styles


1958 to 1991 Full Tie Rod End Replacement Kit w/ Video Instructions

Fits most model passenger cars. Ponton, Fintail, Coupes, SLs, W108 109, R107, W116, W114, W115,W123 and W126. Does NOT fit the W201 or W124 chassis

Loose steering or wheels shaking at speed. This can often be worn out tie rod ball joints. The joints can be replaced as a DIY project. Watch the video below to see if this is something you want to take on yourself.

This kit includes:


Set of 5 14 inch Alloy Wheel Lug Bolts - USED

NOT for wheels with hubcaps. Used on W111, W108, W109, W116, R107, W114, W115, W123 and early to 1985 W126

Fits all Mercedes models with the 14" Alloy bundt cake style wheels. The measurements are M12x1.5mm by 51mm overall length. This is a set of five USED wheel bolts that are not all rusty. 


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.

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How to Install a Rear Sway Bar Link - On Demand Video

#1 Source of rear end clunking noise - For R107 W114 W115 W116 W123 and W126

Kent will get right up behind the rear end hub plate and show you close up how to remove and replace a sway bar link. This is not a difficult job especially if you follow the sequence shown in this 7- minute video.


W116, W123 and W126 Front Wheel Bearing Grease Cap x 2

Fits all 116 sedans from 1973 to 1980, all 123 sedans, coupes and wagons 1977 to 1985 and all W126 sedans and SEC coupes 1981 to 1991

A brand new set of two grease caps as shown by Febi. Time to get rid of those ugly beat up and dented grease caps. 


W123 Front Wheel Hub Assembly - USED

ONLY ONE and it the last one we have. Fits all 123 1977 to 1985 - Includes new grease cap

This is your best option if the lug bolt threads are damaged or stripped out. Good used condition. The bearings look good but I cannot guarantee them.


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

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.

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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

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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.


W114 W115 W123 Steel 14 Inch Wheel for Large Hubcap

ONLY ONE A AVAILABLE. For 240D 300D 300CD 300TD 280 280C 280E 280TE

Very good disk steel wheel . Straight and no damage. These will require the full disk 14-inch hubcaps 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.


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 needs 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.

123 126 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.


123 Rear Stabilizer Sway Bar Rubber Bushings x (2)


New Genuine OEM rear stabilizer bar bushings, sold in a set of two. Fits 123 chassis 1977 to 1985 240D 300D 300TD 300CD 280E and 280CE.

Located above and aft of the rear differential as shown in picture below