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$58.75

Early 350 and 450 V8 Valve Clearance Adjusting Wrench for 17mm Ball Adjusters

The most NEGLECTED service on these early D-Jet D-Jetronic V8s. For 1969 through 1975 W111 W108 W109 R107 and W116 with the 3.5 or 4.5 V8 engine

Valve clearance adjustment should be done every 10,000 to 12,000 miles. Recently emails started coming in - "we can not find any valve adjustment tools for our earlyV8 - help!" Most companies are currently noting the old factory-style tools are no longer being manufactured, so we went to work to

$98.00

1981 to 1985 V8 Bremi O.E. Ignition Wire Set

Most of the 380 and 500 V8 engine of this era desperately need their wires changed!

These are the best wires you can get for your 1981 to 1985 380SL 380SLC 380SE 380SEL 380SEC and 500SEL. The coil wire is included. Consider replacing your cap, rotor, and CORRECT spark plugs at the same time. See related products below:

$18.75

Early 6 Cylinder Spark Plug Replacement Full Set of Six ( 6 )

For all 6 cylinder gas engines from 1966 to 1973 - 230 - 250 - 280 engines both carbureted and fuel injected.

Do not let anyone convince you to install some super platinum, iridium or kryptonite spark plug in your old Benz. They are just not capable of handling the richer fuel mixtures associated with these older engines.

$46.75

Early 6 Cylinder Spark Plug Replacement Kit w/ Special Tools

For all 6 cylinder gas engines from 1966 to 1973 - 230 - 250 - 280 engines both carbureted and fuel injected.

Do not let anyone convince you to install some super platinum, iridium or kryptonite spark plug in your old Benz. They are just not capable of handling the richer fuel mixtures associated with these older engines.

$68.00

1960s Six Cylinder Gas Engine Front Crank Seal Replacement Kit

For 220S, 220SE, 230, 230SL, 250SL, 250S, 250SE, 280SL, 280S, 280SE and 280SEL (with 6 cylinder engine only)

Unless the engine has been overhauled most of these old 6 cylinder gas engines of the '60s and very early '70s are running around with their original front crank seal. Take a look under your car if you have one - I bet it will look a lot like the engine in the video below.

$4.20

Diesel Compression Tester Replacement Sealing Washers

You will need extras if you plan to do multiple compression tests

When doing a compression test you must properly seal the inner surface of the pre-chamber with the fuel injector hole adapter. Copper washers work the best for this to ensure a 100 percent seal. Do not use the engine's heat shield washers.

On Demand Video
$3.99

Diesel Compression Test Set-Up Tips - On Demand Video

Applies fully to 1978 to 1985 turbo diesels and applies partially to other Diesel engines from 1961 to 1985

In this video Kent will share some set up tips as well as explain what is in the compression tester and an overview of how it is used. 

On Demand Video
$12.99

Front Crank Seal Race Removal and Replacement - On Demand Video

Applies to many gas and Diesel engines from the 1960s through the 1980s

This video will show you how to remove the front crank seal race using the factory tool and using Kent's custom puller. It will also demonstrate a very easy way to install a new replacement race before installing a new seal.

$68.00

Kent's Custom Diesel Front Crank Seal Race Removal Tool

For OM615 OM616 and OM617 Diesel engines from 1968 to 1985. Made to remove the race on the end of the crankshaft when replacing the front crank seal.

Kent modified this puller and developed a procedure to remove the front crank seal race so the job could be affordable from the DIY mechanic. This costs less than half the cost of the factory tool.

$3.85

Air Filter Cover Wing Nut x 2

Fits many gas and diesel models in the 1970's and 1980's with center stud in air filter housing

Two new wing nuts. These have wider wings so they are easier to loosen and tighten. Replace the nut that most people install after the wing nut has been lost!

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$14.95

Preventing Catastrophic V8 Engine Failure .pdf Download - by Kent Bergsma

PDF Download - Preventing Catastrophic V8 Engine Failure Manual

PDF DOWNLOAD FINALLY AVAILABLE of our popular 'Preventing Catastrophic V8 Engine Failure' Manual!! 

 Applies to the following chassis: 111, 108, 109, 107, 116, and 126. Includes 3.5, 4.5, 350, 380, 450, 500, 420, and 560 V8 engines from 1970 to 1991.

On Demand Video
$18.99

How to Do a Compression Test on Your Gas Engine - On Demand Video

Example showing 450V8 engine but same principles apply to all gas engines 1950 through the mid 2000s.

In this 28-minute instructional video Kent with show you how to do a compression test on your own Mercedes gas engine and explain how to interpret the results. It is very important you do this procedure BEFORE "throwing" parts at your engine trying to fix a performance problem.

$62.00

Gas Engine Compression Test Kit with Video Instructions

FIRST STEP to doing an engine physical exam. Applies to all gasoline Mercedes passenger car engines from the 1950's through the 1990's - Free extra video and supplies included.

Doing a compression test is one of the best ways to determine the internal health of your gas engine.

On Demand Video
$3.99

Spark Plug Do-It-Right Installation and Cleaning Tips - On Demand Video

These instructions will apply to all gasoline engines that use standard sized spark plugs.

You might be surprised to realize you spark plug holes need cleaning - and yes some REALLY need cleaning! This 5-minute video will demonstrate Kent's method of cleaning the threads in the cylinder.

On Demand Video
$26.99

Early V8 Engine Compression Test Procedures - On Demand Video

30 minute Instructions apply all M116 and M117 engines from 1970 to 1991. Principles also apply to 4 and 6 cylinder gas engines during that same period.

This video will walk you step-by-step through the proper procedures for doing a full compression test on your older V8 Mercedes Engine.

On Demand Video
$12.99

How to Replace the Older V8 Distributor Cap and Rotor - On Demand Video

Don't make the common mistake! Applies to all M116 and M117 V8 engines from 1970 to 1991

Replacing a distributor cap is easy right. No problem?? If it were I would not get so many emails and why the engine won't run right after changing the cap and rotor. This is a short eight and a half minute video but the tips I share could save you some big headaches.

$118.50

R107 380SL 380SLC Distributor Cap and Rotor Set

Fits all 380 gas V8 from 1981 to 1985 380SE 380SEL 380SEC 380SL and 380SLC

This is one of those severely neglected parts that seem to never get changed. This is the FIRST thing you want to look at when the engine won't start, starts and quits, or misfires on and off. This is a quality German-made aftermarket cap with Genuine Bosch Rotor.

$15.75

W116 300SD New Motor Mount Bolts x 2 (with lock washers)

Fit only 1978 to 1980 116 300SD Diesel engine mounts.

It is hard to find the right motor mount bolts for the 116 diesels. They have to be good hard steel and just the right length. We have provided locking washers to install with the bolts so they will not loosen up.

$18.75

1977 to 1985 Diesel engine Idle Speed Adjustment TOOL

Quickly adjust the idle speed on OM 616 and OM 617 Diesel engines in the late W116, W123 and early W126 (300SD). Video instructions included.

Diesel idling too fast. Diesel idling too slow. Diesel shaking at idle. Transmission jerks with shifting from Park to Drive. These are some of the symptoms that might indicate your engine's idle speed is not adjusted correctly.

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$11.00

R107 Engine Temperature Sending Unit

For 450SL, 450SL, SLC, 380SL, 500SL and 560SL

If your V8 is running hot or temp gauge is moving you may have a bad sending unit. Located at the front of the engine. Easy replace. Drain one gallon of coolant out of the radiator before removing it. 

On Demand Video
$18.99

How to Install a New Crank Position Sensor - On Demand Video

For 1998 to 2006 M112 V6 and M113 V8 engines. Do This BEFORE it fails.

This is a common failure item on most 1998 to 2006 models, not expensive, and something you can do yourself if you have the right tools. This 17 minute video will show you in detail how to do it yourself and what tools you will need. I have had two of these sensors fail on me personally.

$58.00

1998 to 2006 V6 and V8 No-Quit-On-You Insurance DIY Kit

All M112 V6 and M113 V8 engines replace the CPS BEFORE it fails. Includes Kents detailed DIY video instructions

This is a common failure item that can leave you stranded. Better to replace it with an improved new part BEFORE your engine quits cold. You can do it yourself with the right tools and instructions. Watch Kent's YouTube video for an introduction to the problem and why this kit is needed:

$31.75

1977 to 1985 Diesel Engine Idle Speed Digital Tachometer

Can also be used to test other gas and diesel engines. You must paint a bright mark on the front pulley to get an accurate reading.

Diesel idling too fast. Diesel idling too slow. Diesel shaking at idle. Transmission jerks with shifting from Park to Drive. These are some of the symptoms that might indicate your engine's idle speed is not adjusted correctly.

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$50.00

Early 3.5 4.5 V8 LEFT Side Valve Cover

Exceptionally good condition for W108 W109 R107 W116

Super clean. Removed from a low mileage 4.5. Look at how clean it is inside and there are no loose timing chain marks. Just clean with solvent, blow off and install. You won’t find them this nice very often.

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$50.00

Early 3.5 4.5 V8 Right Side Valve Cover

Exceptionally good condition for W108 W109 R107 W116

Super clean. Removed from a low mileage 4.5. Look at how clean it is inside and there are no loose timing chain marks. Just clean with solvent, blow off and install. You won’t find them this nice very often.

On Demand Video
$7.99

Cleaning and Polishing Your Aluminum Valve Cover to Look Factory Fresh - On-demand Video

This video will show you how to get the original look - not the highly polished look when using a polishing compound

PLEASE read the instructions below carefully on how you will view this video.  It is NOT downloaded to your computer and viewing is NOT automatic. You must be logged in at Mercedessource.com and you MUST click on "my account".

$18.75

R107 380SL 3 Easy Fix Fluid Leaks DIY Kit

Inexpensive DIY kit that helps you fix some annoying fluid leaks in just a few minutes.

These are three inexpensive parts that seem to never get replaced when they wear out. If "mechanics" miss these items. Are you losing coolant? Are you losing windshield washer fluid? Do you have unsightly oil on your right valve cover?

$24.75

All Models Rubber Exhaust Hanger (Donut) Easy Install Tool w/ 4 Hangers

4 "Donuts" included. After 20 years of scraped knuckles... FINALLY a good solution that makes install a "snap."

Hard to believe we took so long to come up with this tool. It was Gerson's genius that made it happen. The secret turned out to be the hook that keeps the tool in place while stretching out the rubber donut. Wow! What a cool tool.

$52.50

Later R107 Spark Plug Complete Installation Kit

Best Plugs, best tools, and best procedures for 1977 to 1989 models with CIS (mechanical) fuel injection systems.

Do not let anyone convince you to install some super platinum, iridium or kryptonite spark plug in your later model R107 SL V8. They are just not capable of handling the richer fuel mixtures associated with these older engines.

$53.00

Early R107 Spark Plug Complete Installation Kit

Best Plugs, best tools, and best procedures for 1973 to 1976 models with D-Jetronic (electronic) fuel injection.

Do not let anyone convince you to install some super platinum, iridium or kryptonite spark plug in your SL V8. They are just not capable of handling the richer fuel mixtures associated with these older engines.

$19.75

OM616 OM617 Thermostat Leak Prevention Install Kit

For 4 and 5 cylinder Diesel engines 1977 to 1985 except 190D

When replacing the thermostat in your order diesel you may end up fitting a lot of corrosion. This kit will help you make sure you do not have any leaks when you install the new thermostat and will prevent corrosion of the housing bolts in the future.

$38.95

Cooling System Leak Detection Radiator Cap Conversion for Brake Bleeder Tank

Custom made in our shop. Allows you to use our brake bleeder tank to also pressure test the cooling system on most models 1973 to 1995 ( see design of metal cap to confirm )

Have you ever had a hard time finally a very small coolant leak? Do you find yourself adding small amounts of coolant but can not see any leak? Is there a funny smell coming from inside your Benz when you run the heater?

On Demand Video
$18.99

Setting Up Mercedessource Coolant System Pressure Tester Cap - On Demand Video

Video instruction that comes free with the purchase of your custom radiator pressure testing cap and hardware

In this video, Kent will walk you through the steps needed to convert your older Brake Bleeder tank to one that can continue to bleed brake systems as well as pressure test radiators and cooling systems.

$98.75

1990 to 1995 Diesel OM602 and OM603 Prechamber Removal Tool

Heavy duty slide hammer and special fitting included.

This tool will allow you to remove a cylinder head pre-chamber on a 1990 to 1991 350SD 350SDL (126 chassis), 1990 to 1993 300D 2.5 (124 chassis), and 1992 to 1995 300SD / S350 (140 chassis). The special black fitting attached to the slide hammer is custom made in our shop.

$125.00

W187 220 Mechanical Parts Lot 1 - USED

For 1950 to 1954 220 Suicide Door Models

This is a selection of used parts removed from A 1952 220 Sedan. Some would also fit the W187 coupes and convertibles. No specific description will be given on each part. There is no guarantee that all the parts will fit the described vehicle (mistakes can happen). Study the picture carefully.

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