Good used and TESTED by Kent set of 5 pencil glow plugs as shown. Also fits 1978 to 1980 W116 300SD.
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Good used rear handle with working lock tumlber and one key. License plate lights included as shown. No gasket.
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.
This is the standard 14 mm long pan plug used on many engines with aluminum pans from the mid 1980's on. Before ordering make certain you have this type of pan plug. This engine oil drain plug can help extend the life of your old diesel engine.
Kent believes this is the best protection you can give your rear end. Since there is no filter there for the fluid, nothing other than this super-strong magnetic drain plug can keep metal particles from working their way back up into the bearings and gears.
Sold in a set of four. These have to be the strongest magnets in the World! You do not put them inside the pan. Rather you spread them out on the outside bottom of the transmission pan as shown in the picture below. Talk about an easy install! You don't even need to jack the car up!
This is a must-have if you attempting a caliper rebuild on one with stuck pistons. If you own one of our injector pressure testers here is a great add-on that will allow you to use the tester to remove stuck pistons from old brake calipers.
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.
You can save a lot of money if you can rebuild your old brake calipers, especially on some older models. If you can just get the pistons out of the housings, most calipers are rebuildable, unless they have been subject to road salt or have sat exposed to the weather for years without use.
Installing new front rotors on older model Mercedes requires that you remove the rotor from the bearing hub and bolt the new rotor back on. Sounds easy right? Sometimes not! The bolts are on very tight and often take a lot of torque to remove. How do you hold the break rotor while doing this?
If your fuel level gauge is not reading accurately or the needle jumps around and or your car’s low fuel warning light does not comes on, it is usually a problem with the tubular sending unit in the fuel tank.
6 high quality Bosch glow plugs with Special carbon reamer included. This reamer should always be used to ream out the glow plug holes when changing your plugs to improve efficiency and glow plug life.
Good used working (tested) sunroof motor and rubber drive bushing as shown.
Want to find out what caused the catastrophic destruction of an OM 617 5 Cylinder turbo diesel engine? These engines are known for being indestructable so something really bad had to happen.
Transmission service on these older Mercedes is very often neglected and it is something you can do yourself. It should be done every 30,000 miles or every 5 years (whichever comes first). After you watch this video you will find out why you should do it yourself!
FITS THE FOLLOWING: all W107, W108, 109, W111, W113, W114, W115, W116, W123 and W126 chassis from 1969 to 1991. See models listed below. NOTE: Four pads included for both sides of rear axle. Tired of excess brake dust and poor performance during heavy braking? These are amazing brake pads.
Enter the dreaded “check engine” light. When it suddenly comes on it can create fear and panic in many a driver. Kent has known some people who have sold their cars cheap because they just did not want to deal with taking the car into a mechanic to get it fixed.
Good used trunk light assembly as shown. Comes with a NEW light bulb installed.
Excellent set of emblems as shown. Very good chrome.
If you are experiencing excessive steering play you might want to inspect your coupler. This new part comes with thread locker bolts and locking washers as shown.
Good used crack free hard line as shown. Connect to vacuum pump.
Good used later OM671 turbo intake elbow. For 1981 to 1984 123 models without trap oxidizer. Please note comes with both clamps and NEW rubber seals. The elbow has been slightly modified by Kent for a much easier installation. Note part number if you are not sure of fit.
Kent uses his 1976 240D that had sat idle for 6 years to demonstrate what needs to be done to get an old fuel system cleaned out and serviced properly. This always includes installing new fuel filters and sometimes will require replacing some of the rubber hoses.
IF you want a nice one for your W123 turbo this is it! Excellent air filter assembly housing with a short tube design. No cracks, good cap stud and cap stud threads, and all side clips intact. No dent damage. It does not include wing nut. No air filter included.
Good used set of three knobs as shown. Threads are good. 3 are required for one headlight door. All 1977 to 1985 123 Chassis Sedans, Coupes and Wagons: Mercedes 240D, Mercedes 300D, Mercedes 300CD, Mercedes 300TD, Mercedes 230E, Mercedes 280E, Mercedes 280CE, Mercedes 280TE.
Good used cover as shown. No breaks along the outer edge. Good gasket and thumb screws. Fuse box chart inside is for a diesel model is still in good condition ( not bent, not curled, very readable and clean. Getting very hard to find them this nice anymore.
Includes good stud attachment that has not been broken off like most. Cleaned and painted. only a small amount of light rust pitting on inside lower section. No holes or rust through.
Excellent used prechamber for the early W115 and W123 non-turbo diesel. This part is no longer available new. These have been cleaned and checked and are in top condition.
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.
When trying to troubleshoot a leak in your vacuum system or just plugging off a hose that is leaking nothing works better than these. They are the same ones that we include in your vacuum hand pump testing kit.
Very good used starter. Appears to be a recent replacement.
Good ground cable as shown. Even includes good tightening bolt.
Above-average driver-side rear door power window regulator and working motor. Has been tested. Not perfect. Not broken or cracked but slightly bent. Good teeth with only slight wear on a few. Lubricate well before installing.
This upper guide rail is no longer available new. If yours is cracked or excessively worn then it needs to be changed when you replace a timing chain. We have collected all the good ones we have which are not very many.
Most D.I.Y. Mercedes owners do not need a $100 to $200 "Check Engine Light" code reader / scan and reset tool.
This is a good usable lens. Not perfect as it has a long chip out along the lower front edge. Priced accordingly. Not returnable. The backside has both tabs still fully intact. The bulb holder is included but may need a new bulb. No install knob. You can use the one from your existing lens.
Excellent used turbo diesel sedan and wagon driveline as shown. Good universal joint and good center bearing and carrier. Shipping cost due to oversized box may or may not be accurate at checkout. You will be notified if a refund is due or the listed fee is not enough.
PLEASE NOTE: This tank has to ship oversize and it is very expensive to ship across the county. The shipping amount in checkout may not be accurate. You will be charged exact shipping. If you are on the east cost recommend you contact us first for shipping to your address.
Excellent used part as shown. Not perfect but still has some of the cad plating and good threads as shown.
Serpentine belt removal and replacement instructions. This job is not too difficult; however, it is not readily apparent how to remove the belt. These instructions will walk you through it with step-by step pictures.
This is no longer available so we custom make this in our shop. This hard to find 5 way vacuum connector can be used to replace a worn or deteriorated factory connector you as an alternation you can use it to replace 2 - 3 way connectors where needed.
This is the new Mercedes O.E.M. replacement for the GREEN transmission vacuum modulator found on most of the models listed above. This unit has been upgraded from the original for better shifting performance (you will note it looks quite different).
This quick reference guide will help you locate the source of the most common problems found on 123 and 126 chassis front suspensions. Illustrated parts breakdowns will guide you to the parts needed to repair the problem.
In this 5 and a half minute video Kent will show you how to replace the o-ring seal at the base of the dip stick / fill tube going into the automatic transmission case on the right side.
Kent recently replaced all the engine compartment rubber vacuum hoses and connectors in his own 300SDL and was amazed at the difference. Engine shut off quicker, transmission shifted better, and engine ran smoother.
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.
In this on demand video you will get to watch Kent remove the cylinder head from his 1990 R129 300SL with the 104 twin cam straight 6. This is a highly detailed video on how to do it without making the mistakes that many others have made. The job must be done with understanding and great care.
The primary purpose of this Part 1 introduction is to give you, the viewer an overview of some of the challenges you will be faced with if you decide to replace the head gasket yourself.
This is a common occurrence as these gas engines with Bosch C.I.S. fuel injection age. Most of them are now at least 20 + years old. The problem goes something like this. You start the engine cold and it will hardly run. It runs rough and idles very low and will even quit a few times.