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Door Hinge and Latch Lubrication Procedures - On Demand Video

With the right grease gun and lubricants you can make your doors close oh so smoothly!

Door hinge lubrication has to be one of the most neglected maintenance items on the older models. I think part of the problem stems from the fact owners don't know how to do it or don't know how to acquire the proper grease gun to lubricate those special fittings on the door hinges.


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.


Door Hinge Complete Lube Kit w/ Video Instructions

Do not neglect the door hinges and latches on your older Benz

Ever wish you could find a good way to lube the door hinges on your old Benz? Maybe you have seen that little fitting wondering what it is, or maybe you have heard there is a special grease gun that can inject grease into that fitting?


Windshield Washer Squirt Nozzle Cleaning and Adjusting Tools

2 wire tool set - One to clean and one to adjust - watch video below for details

Are you tired of windshield washers sprayers that done spray straight or don't spray at all. If you can hear the pump running but no fluid is coming out the nozzles it could be the nozzle holes are plugged with dirt.


Hirschmann Power Antenna Mast Cleaning and Lubrication Kit

Extend the life of your power antenna by cleaning and regular lubrication

"I have heard some owners complain about the unreliability of those older Hirschmann power antennas. I would say that in at least 80 percent of the few hundred antennas I have taken apart that went bad - the reason was lack of lubrication!


DELUXE Windshield Fine Scratch Removal and Glass Deluxe Polishing Kit w/ Power Tool

WARNING! Not guaranteed to work on all scratches. WILL NOT WORK ON SAND PITS. Do finger test on wiper scratches BEFORE ordering!!! Read and see more below.

Contains all supplies and video instructions you need - including a high speed power multitool to remove very fine scratches. Purchase together and save $$$$. 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)?


Windshield Fine Scratch Removal and Glass Polishing Kit

WARNING! Not guaranteed to work on all scratches. WILL NOT WORK ON SAND PITS. Do finger test on wiper scratches BEFORE ordering!!! Read and see more below.

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)?

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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!


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.
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Under Body and Under Trim Spot Rust Repair - On Demand Video

Under Body and Under Trim Spot Rust Repair - On Demand Video

High moisture "hidden" rust areas have to be treated and coated properly or they will not be permanent

On older Mercedes spot rust can be a hidden problem under side moulding trim, under fenders and rocker panels and inside the bottom edges of doors.


W123 Early W126 Factory Floor Jack - Very Good Used

No rust and smooth gears with no corrosion - Looks like it has hardly been used. Best we have ever seen

Very nice jack as shown. Fits all 123 and 1981 to 1985 126 chassis. Factory original has 123 part number stamped on it 


Anodized Aluminum Window Trim Polish Restoration Kit w/ POWER TOOL

Our popular Miracle Paste kit now shipped with high speed power tool included! ** PLEASE NOTE: CANNOT SHIP INTERNATIONALLY DUE TO CHEMICALS***

Mercedes 108, 109, 114, 115, 116, 107, 123, 126, 124 and 201 chassis window trim has a super strong anodized coating that is impervious to hand polishing but still can oxidize when exposed to harsh environmental elements.


W123 300TD Wagon Roof Rack OE Cross Bars with Rubber Bumpers

Fits all 240D and 300TD station wagons 1978 to 1985

Factory original and hard to find and often missing. These are quick to remove and go onto the long roof bars and clamp down with a thumb screw on each end. They can be adjusted forward and rearward on the roof. These are in good used condition but not perfect.

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123 Mercedes Wheres all this water coming from - On Demand Video

W123 Water Under the Rear Carpets - Tests to Determine the Source - On Demand Video

The leak could come from any one of three known locations - all 1977 to 1985 models

This carpet wetness is such a common problem on the W123 chassis that Kent decided to shot a short video explaining how to troubleshoot where the leak is coming from. He will point out the three potential areas for leaks and show how to use water to find the source.

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How to Properly Install a Foam Hood Pad - On Demand Video

Kent shares all his tips and tricks to get the pad on straight, permanent, and looking good

If you are interested to see how easy it is to install a new hood pad, this video will let you see Kent demonstrate the process step-by-step. If you have purchased one of our hood pad kits, then this video can help you get your new pad lined up and installed properly. 

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Outside Rear View Mirror, Removal, Service and Repair - On Demand Video

Applies to most models 1973 to 1985 w/ manual mirrors - W114, W115, W107, W116, W123 and early W126 driver side

Is your driver side or right side manual adjusting mirror getting difficult to adjust? Is the mechanism broken or will not hold adjustment? Does the mirror glass need replacing? Repairing these types of problems is definitely something you can do yourself!

Currently out of stock.

Holiday Hood Star Wreath - Green & Red

Heavy Duty - can survive 90 mph!!!

Here is a chance to deck out your Benz this Holiday Season, or give as a gift to the Mercedes fan! How awesome is this for some real Christmas decor! Kent found these and just had to have them to offer to our customers for the holiday season.   Available here in a GREEN/RED combination.

Power Sunroof Service and Repair Kit

Early Power Sunroof Service and Repair Kit

For Non Tilting Power Sunroofs 1965-1985

For all 111, 112, 108, 109, 114, 115, 107, 116, 123, 126 and 201 chassis (Non tilting roofs up through 1986). Do you have a power sunroof that is working poorly or maybe not at all?

Currently out of stock.

Early W123 Sedan Power Sunroof Cable - USED

Fits 1977 to 1979 123 240D 300D and 280E only

Good sunroof cable as shown. Only fits the years and models listed. If your sedan has a square sunroof motor ( not round) this cable will work. It is approximately 104 inches in length. Good cable and good plastic slides. The cable will need to be cleaned and lubricated before installation.

123 300TD Wagon and 114 115 Chassis Fuel Tank Screen Replacement Kit

123 and 124 300TD Wagons Only and 115 Chassis Fuel Tank Screen Replacement Kit

DIESEL ENGNES ONLY: 1979 to 1987 300TD Wagon - W115 Chassis 220D 240D 300D1969 to 1976 - with special tool included

This kit includes a New Mercedes OEM fuel tank filter screen along with a special tool I have made to remove and install it. It will save you the time and expense of running out and buying a great big Allen wrench.

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Manually Operated Sunroof Removal and Service - On Demand Video Manual

Applies directly to all W123 wagons and some 123 sedans and indirectly to other early 111, 108, 114, 115 and 116 models

Manual sunroofs can have problems too. Just like their electrically operated counterparts, most often they will fail due to lack of lubrication. The number one failure point is a broken T handle. Number two is failure of the roof to close properly due to damaged felt feet and plastic slides.

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Mercedes Check Strap

Mercedes Door Check Strap Diagnosis and Replacement - On Demand Video

Common repair that you can do yourself with minimal tools and mechanical experience

Groaning, snaping and jammed door check straps are a common problem on the older models (up through 1995). This is primarily due to age and lack of lubrication. Newer models will soon start having similar problems. Rain water getting inside the doors is the big killer.

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Jacking Up a Mercedes Benz - On Demand Video Instruction

Introduction to Jacking Up an older Mercedes Benz - On Demand Video

A brief overview covering the type of equipment needed to do it safely

When working under a Benz having the right equipment to put the car and hold it safely up in the air is very important. Always think safety, and the type of equipment and how it is used plays the key role in keeping you safe.

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Buying a Mercedes Benz

Going on the Hunt to Buy an Older Mercedes Benz with Kent Bergsma: Part 1 - On Demand Video

Avoiding three common pitfalls that can become big money pitts

In this 10 minute video class Kent shows you what you should initially look for when checking out an older Mercedes for sale. He routinely does a quick 3 to 5 minute walk around to determine if the car passes his priority three part test. 

Those three areas on inspection are:

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Removing Fuel Tank

Removing and Replacing an Older Mercedes Diesel Fuel Tank - On Demand Video

Sometimes this is the best fix for a super dirty tank - and you can do it yourself!

Why would you need to remove a fuel tank? If it is heavily rusted or contaminated sometimes it is just easier to find a good used fuel tank and replace it. Trying to clean a heavily gummed up fuel tank is a real challenge.


Anodized Aluminum Window Trim Polish Restoration Kit

Bring that new car shine back to most milky and spotted window trim with Miracle Paste! A power tool is required.

Mercedes 114, 115, 107, 116, 123, 126, 124, and 201 chassis window trim has a super strong anodized coating that is impervious to hand polishing but still can oxidize when exposed to harsh environmental elements. When this happens the trim becomes spotted and milky in color and it is NOT pretty!


Alloy Wheel Paint Restoration Kit - UPS GROUND ONLY!

One of the best cosmetic improvements you can do on your old Benz!

Can be successfully applied to all Mercedes Alloy (non chrome) Silver Wheels from 1970 to 1995. 108, 109, 107, 114, 115, 116, 123, 201, 126 and 124 chassis. Most of us have to admit that stained and peeling paint on Mercedes alloy wheels is ugly on any model.


1972 to 1991 Windshield Washer Fluid Tank Filter Upgrade Kit

Works on almost all models with electric pumps

Contamintion in the window washer fluid tank is one of the main reasons the spray nozzles get plugged up.  Install this little fitler somewhere in the line between the pump and the nozzles on the hood and secure with zip ties.

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1961 to 1980 Power Sunroof Cable Transmission Drive Unit Service and Repair - On Demand Video

Covers theory of operation - complete service and repair, and installation tips of this critical unit. Part 2 of Broken Sunroof Series

The sunroof transmission drive unit moves the cable back and forth to open and close the sunroof. There are 5 gears inside this unit that transfer the incoming drive from the motor ( high speed) to the final drive moving the cable (slow speed).

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Stuck or Jammed Non Tilting Sunroof Removal and Inspection - On Demand Video

Part 1 of Broken Sunroof Series - a multi part series to repair broken power sunroofs from 1961 to 1985 all models

In part one Kent will show you how to get all the sunroof parts off our old Mercedes and on a bench particularly if you sunroof is broken and not moving.  In this 21 minute instructional video here is a list of the subjects he covers:


$25,000 + Parts Collection from 1960s through 1980s Mercedes Benz

25 year accumulation of large and good quality used parts W110, W108, W116, W115, W123, W126 and W201.

Kent would rather see these parts go to someone wanting to start or expand his Mercedes used parts business than go to the scrap yard. He realizes it is time to start thining things out including all these old parts as well as a number of his cars (see related products below(.


30 Pc. Assortement Plastic Body Pin Fasteners

Special Purchase. You will receive 28 to 30 pieces as shown - various lengths and diameters

These are not Mercedes specific although some will work well in certain places on older Benz. This is a general purpose assortment that can be used on many vehicles. Handy to have in your garage. 


W123 Driver Side Door Striker with Bolts and Spacers - USED

For 123 sedans and wagons 1977 to 1985 front or rear door

Very good used original left door striker plate with good bolts and two spacers.  The spacers can help you move the striker side to side to get your door to close better.

Currently out of stock.

107 114 115 116 123 126 14 inch Alloy Wheel Four Center Caps - USED

All models with 14 INCH alloy wheels 1972 to 1985 - Sold here in a set of four

Good ABOVE average original genuine Mercedes center cap set of four. They still have original paint so have not been repainted. No major rash. Some minor scratches as you can see here. They look really good on the car.

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W123 Side Window Bottom Trim Removal Instructions - On Demand Video

Not easy to get off! Our special tool is required which includes this video for free

In this 14 minute instructional video, Kent will show you how to safely remove the side window lower trim without damaging the car's paint or the soft aluminum trim. He will do this using his special tool to do this job. He will also show you how to install the trim back on without bending it.


W123 Special Side Window Bottom Trim Removal Tool Set

New in July 2021. This will amaze you how easy it is to remove that bottom aluminum trim and outside rubber window scraper

This can be one of the hardest trim pieces to remove if you don't want to damage the car's paint or the aluminum trim itself. When working on detailing his 300TD wagon Kent finally decided it was time to make a special tool for this operation.


Cadmium Gold Plating Look-a-Like Spray Paint Kit

As seen on Kent's Youtube videos restoring old fuel delivery systems.

Cad plating can be expensive but is great for show restorations. If you just want to make those parts on your old Benz look good then this is the closest paint Kent has found to looking like cadmium gold plating. Check out the pictures below of the fuel delivery brackets he did with this paint.


1966 to 1985 Non-Tilting Sunroof Front and Rear Rubber Seals DIY Installation Kit

Everything you need EXCEPT the two rigid side seals - and we will explain how you can obtain those from Mercedes Benz

NEW O.E genuine Mercedes front rubber seal plus aftermarket rear rubber seal. Please note this kit DOES NOT INCLUDE the two rigid side seals. We are no longer able to obtain these but you can obtain them from Mercedes Benz directly if you are an owner of a 1966 to 1985 Mercedes with a sunroof.

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Non-Tilting Sunroof Key Points of Lubrication - On Demand Video

Lack of lubrication causes them to fail or move slowly - Applies to all electric and manual sunroofs from 1966 to 1985

This video is loaded with tips on how to properly lubricate all the key components that make your sunroof operate smoothly and properly. It is NOT a complete manual on everything related to sunroofs. It will NOT show you all the details to get the sunroof out and back in.

Currently out of stock.

1966 to 1985 Non-Tilting Sunroof Seals Complete Set of 4 with DIY Installation Kit

New Old Stock. Only one set available with side seals. To purchase without side seals see related products below:

NEW O.E genuine Mercedes front rubber seal and 2 high-quality side seals, plus aftermarket rear rubber seal. Watch the video below for more details. Be sure to check for rust in the channels or around the front drains.


W123 Sedan and Coupe Tail Light Rubber Seals x 2

Stop that water from getting into your trunk.

BRAND NEW tight-fitting taillight seals for you 123. These are one of the key sources of water getting into your 1977 to 1985 sedan or coupe trunk. 

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Cleaning and Lubricating Key Points On and Inside a Door - On Demand Video

Kent demonstrates the use of his compact lube kit on many neglected door components

In this 22-minute instructional video, Kent will take you inside the door on a W123 240D and show you all the key points that should be lubricated and the type of lubricants you should use.