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Battery Post and Battery Cable Cleaner

Best way to clean corrosion off your battery posts and battery cable fittings

Comes apart as shown with round wire brushes that can clean battery posts and battery cables on all cars that use standard upright post connections. 

$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.

On Demand Video
$19.99

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.

$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.

$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

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.

On Demand Video
$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!

$8.90

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.

$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.

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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.

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Dragging Brake Dust - On Demand Video
$9.99

Testing for and Troubleshooting Causes of Dragging / Sticking Brakes - On Demand Video

Could be multiple causes - don't assume it is a bad caliper!

Old cars and brake issues go hand in hand. Especially if the car is not driving very often. Brake problems usually first show up as “dragging” or sticking brakes. If this issue is not dealt with immediately it can lead to serious problem including the car catching on fire. 

 

$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.
 
On Demand Video
$8.99

Cleaning Old Aluminum Engine Parts by Hand on the Car- On Demand Video

It takes knowledge and the right products but it CAN be done!

For years Kent has wanted to find a successful way to clean the discoloration and oxidation off of old cast aluminum engine parts. This would include the valve cover, intake manifold, and various housings and fittings.

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Under Body and Under Trim Spot Rust Repair - On Demand Video
$12.99

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.

$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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$14.50

Throttle Linkage Ball Socket Service Kit

Works on both gas and diesel engines from the 1950s to the mid 1990's

Keeping your throttle linkage ball sockets and pivot point lubricate extends the life of the parts and maintains top performance for the engine as well as some of the later transmissions.

$39.95
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24" Precision Machinist Straight Edge with Protective Sleeve

A must have when working on engines.

When working on automotive engines a long 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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Bleeding a Mercedes Diesel - On Demand Video
$2.99

Bleeding the Air Out of a Diesel Engine Fuel System - On Demand Video

Needed when changing filters, injectors, fuel lines or heaven forbid - running out of fuel

If you are new to older Mercedes diesels and have not worked on them before, this is one of the first things you want to learn. Especially if you ever run out of fuel. Without knowing how to do this you will never get the engine started again!

$12.95
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Mercedes Holiday Hood Star Wreath - Green

Heavy Duty - can survive up to 90mph!

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 Green.

$12.95

Mercedes Holiday Hood Star Wreath - Silver

Heavy Duty - can survive up to 90mph!

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 Silver.

$12.95

Mercedes Holiday Hood Star Wreath - Gold

Heavy Duty - can survive up to 90mph!

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 Gold.

$28.50

Jolly Green HD Super Gloves Box of 50 ( 25 Pair )

As used by Kent Bergsma in all his latest videos - best ever - Diesel owners need a whole box...:-)

Kent started wearing protective hand gloves back in the day when only latex was readily available. When nitrile came along he was elated and has closely followed improvements in these gloves over the years.

$9.75

Engine Transmission Rear End Seal Spring Security Kit

This will prevent seal spring from popping off during installation

This is just what the doctor ordered when installing a new seal. This can prevent the lip sealing spring from popping off during seal replacement. When this happens you will never know it because you can not see the sealing spring once the seal is installed!!!

$12.95

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.

$69.95

Service: Vacuum Hand Pump Testing Kit w/ Extras

A MUST HAVE For testing all older Mercedes using vacuum controls for doors, engine, transmission, climate control, etc.

We supply a number of extras in this kit including some special rubber and plastic hose that you will not find with other vacuum hand pump testers.

Auto transmission R and R cover
$23.50

Automatic Transmission Removal and Replacement by Kent Bergsma

This manual is part of our Advanced DIY Mechanic Series. It covers advanced procedures in simple terms with photos to illustrate every step. The format size is 8.5 x 7 inches. It is printed on 28 pound stock paper and is wire bound to allow it to stay open when on your workbench. 

single element bulb
$7.95

Universal Single Element Light Bulb Set of 6

This bulb is a single element bulb that is used in the brake light, rear turn signal and your rear back up lens.

It's a very universal bulb. Fits mid 60s to 90s Mercedes.

$16.95

Early Diesel Fast Glow Plug

Upgrade to better glow plugs for 1969 to 1979 220D 240D and 300D

New German made Monark Fast heat glow plug designed to replace the series loop tip style glow plugs that were installed in all non-turbo diesel engines up to 1979. These have the large thread built in so they will install directly into the older heads.

On Demand Video
$4.99

Waking Up An Old Benz That Has Sat For Years Part 1 - On Demand Video

Kent covers what you may have to do first with the engine and fuel system

When an old Mercedes ( or any other car for that matter ) has sat idle for over a year it can be a challenge to get it safely back on the road again. If it has sat idle for more than 5 years you may find it difficult to even get the engine running. 

On Demand Video
$4.99

Waking Up an Old Benz That Has Sat for Years Part 2 - On Demand Video

After getting the engine running what's next?

When an old Mercedes ( or any other car for that matter ) has sat idle for over a year it can be a challenge to get it safely back on the road again. If it has sat idle for more than 5 years you may find it difficult to even get the engine running.

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Buying a Mercedes Benz
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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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