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Cleaning and Detailing a Mercedes Engine Compartment- On Demand Video Instruction
$4.99

Extreme Detailing Part 4: Cleaning and Detailing an Engine Compartment Safely - On Demand Video

Kent will show you how to get it super clean with minimal water and overspray

In this 14-minute video instruction, you will get to see how Kent cleans and details an engine compartment in a W210 E430 using his favorite chemicals and techniques. This includes using less than a gallon of water and controlling the spray rinse so you protect sensitive electrical components.

$79.95

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.

$26.00

W201 W124 Front Shock Strut Top Nut Special Wrench

Also works on R129 convertibles

When replacing the front struts ( shock absorbers ) on a W201 W124 or some W129 chassis it is frustrating and time-consuming trying to remove and replace the big 22 mm top nut on the front struts ( shocks ).

$22.95

60x Diesel Engine Fuel Warmer Bypass Installation Kit

For removing leak prone factory fuel warmer in W201, W124, W126 and W140 chassis models 1984 to 1995

This kit will allow you to remove your old fuel warmer and completely bypass it with the parts and instructions you will receive in this kit. 

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$12.99

60x Diesel Engine Fuel Warmer Bypass Instructions - On Demand Video

For 1984 to 1995 OM601 OM602 and OM603 engines in W201, W124, W126 and W140 Chassis

Mercedes installed small fuel warmers on these engines using engine coolant to warm up the fuel just before it enters the injection pump. The idea is great - especially in cold climates, but in moderate and warmer climates it is probably not needed.

$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.

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$9.99

W201 W124 W140 R129 REAR Shock Absorber Installation - On Demand Video

Full step-by-step instructions including tools needed and special tips

In this video Kent will demonstrate how to replace the REAR shocks in the chassis mentioned above. He will do this on the ground on his W124 coupe using a floor jack, jack stands, and hand tools.

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$12.99

W201 W124 W140 R129 FRONT Shock Absorber Installation - On Demand Video

Full step-by-step instructions including tools needed and special tips to make the job go easier

In this video Kent will demonstrate how to replace the FRONT shocks in the chassis mentioned above. He will do this on the ground using a floor jack, jack stands, and hand tools.

$38.95

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.

$2.80

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.

$12.75

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!

$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.

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$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!

$34.95

W124 Front Suspension Strut Upper Rubber Mount

Fits W124 sedans, coupes and wagons 1986 to 1995 EXCEPT 4MATIC (see model list below)

All these 124 chassis cars are 20 years or older. That is when rubber parts start to fail regardless of mileage. If you want to restore the factory ride and handling Kent strongly recommends you replace the top rubber mounts when you replace the shocks.

$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.

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$16.99

Modifying and Installing LED Dash Light Bulbs for Peak Performance - On Demand Video

Learn all Kent's tricks to getting maximum performance out of LED dash lights for W123 W126 W201 and W124

These instructions cover problems you may have with your bulb holders, how to set up the new LED bulbs to do TIGHTLY into the bulbs holders so they won't come loose and go out on you, and how to modify and experiment with the maximum brightness of an individual LED bulb.

$23.75

Diesel Fuel Injector Return Fuel Hose AND Brake Pad Service Tool

Easy way to remove and reinstall that hard to reach small injector fuel return hose and vacuum hose - AND works on brake pads too!!!

While working on the fuel injectors of a 240D this week, Kent finally decided he had had enough. After 20 years of fighting those fuel injector return hoses he decided he just had to come up with a tool to make the job easier. 2 hours later the tool was designed and the prototype made.

$34.00

1/4 Inch Drive Beam Type Super Low Torque Wrench

Very accurate for low torque settings - 0 to 9 Newton Meters or 0 - 80 inch pounds

If you are tired of "guessing" on those critical low torque settings maybe it is time to get a small torque wrench. This is the one Kent likes for super low torque settings up. It is quality made and will not cost you an arm and a leg. You can even calibrate it yourself!

$29.99

Gas Engine Spins But Won’t Start - Video Class with Kent Bergsma

Watch all seven videos in this series - and learn how to get your gas Mercedes starting and idling better.

Too many emails on this subject pretty much forced Kent to do this almost 3 hour long video class. If you are having problem starting your old 1976 to 1993 Mercedes with Bosch C.I.S. fuel injection this is a must see.

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$9.99

How to Use Kent's New Instrument Cluster Removal Tools - On Demand Video

Tips and tricks to get those stubborn clusters out of the dash

This video is free with the purchase of Kent's new dash cluster pull tool set. If you just want to see how he uses the tools and some tricks to get difficult clusters out you are welcome to purchase this video separately.  Approximate run time is 20 minutes.

$29.75

R107 W116 W123 W126 W201 W124 R129 W140 Instrument Cluster Removal Tools

With Free Video Instructions - For most models from 1972 to 1999

Removing a Mercedes instrument cluster from any of the chassis listed is easy with these special "pull" tools. Many owners do not realize that the instrument cluster is just pushed into the dash panel and not held in with any bolts or screws.

$37.50

Snap Cap Style Ignition Tumbler Service and Replacement Deluxe Tool Kit w/ Extras

Service or replace your ignition tumbler sitting in your car with Kent's custom tools and FREE detailed video

If you have been around old Mercedes for any length of time, you have probably run into a problem with your ignition key starting to "stick" or one that does not turn.  This problem can leave you stranded and could cost hundreds of dollars to fix $$$.

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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?

$29.50

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. 

 

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$5.99

No Cost Steps to Fixing an Engine's High Idle Speed Problem - On Demand Video

Kent is always amazed at how often it is the simple things! You won't believe how easy it was to fix this engine!!

This video will be an excellent example of how to save big $$$ doing the work on your own car. If your gas engine is idling too fast in neutral it could be an expensive problem, but in many cases it is due to lack of maintenance over a long period of time.

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Mercedes Benz Impulse Codes - On Demand Video
$3.99

Read and Clear Check Engine Light Codes: 1988 to 1995 Mercedes - On Demand Video

Learning how to do this yourself could save you hundreds of dollars $$$$$$$$$

If you have a Mercedes of this era equipped with an impulse code reader you will find a little numbered black box similar to the one in the pictured here in your engine compartment. It is located over by the battery and may have a black cover on it that can be lifted off.

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Broken Radiator Neck - On Demand Video
$16.99

Repairing a Broken Plastic Upper Radiator Neck - On Demand Video

With the right products and procedures this can be safely done in most cases

Kent starts out the video talking about prevention by using the neck reinforcement kit he has been selling for years. In the case of his own 1990 300SL the neck had not been reinforced and it broke cleanly right in the middle.

$32.95

Plastic Radiator Broken Upper Neck Repair Kit

This will repair most cracked or broken upper radiator necks - Free video instructions

Another great solution from Mercedessource!

A broken radiator neck can be safely repaired if it breaks off cleanly in the center or aft of the center of the neck. If it breaks off too close to the tank or breaks off in multiple small pieces then we advise that you replace the radiator.

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$14.99

M104 Gas Engine Head Gasket Replacement Part 3: Cleaning, Inspection & Parts to Order - On Demand Video

If you want your head gasket repair to last these are the important steps you must follow

The head has been successfully removed. There is quite a bit of work that will need to be done before the head is ready to go back on. The head and the block will need to be cleaned and inspected and parts will need to be ordered. Other parts should be replaced while the head is off the engine.

$9.95

Wheel Painting Tire Masking Dam for 14 and 15 Inch Wheels

Allows you to quickly paint your wheels without removing the tires - better than masking tape!

Have you ever tried to mask off your tires with paper and tape before painting the wheels? If you have I am sure you are laughing right now. Doesn't work too hot...Hard to get any tape to stick to the rubber tire.

$159.50

190E 2.6 260E 300E 300SE Distributor Overhaul Kit w/ Special Tool

For all M103 6 cylinder Single Cam Engines from 1985 to 1993

Distributor neglect is one of the most common neglected maintenance items that we see on the 6 cylinder 103 engine. Just because the engine is running ok does not mean that the parts are not worn out. One day you will get up in the morning and the engine will not start.

$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.
$2.95

123 107 126 201 124 722.3x and 722.4x Transmission Modulator O-ring Seal

For re-sealing green and black modulators on most 1981 to 1993 models.

If your modulator is working ok, but leaking transmission fluid, you may only need to replace the inexpensive oring ( o ring ). You do have to be careful when removing the modulator from the transmission. For instructions (available separately) see related products below.

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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.

$32.50

190E 190D 300E 300SDL 300D 2.5 Engine Oil Plug Magnetic Pickup -- SUPER STRENGTH

Fits 14 MM Engine Oil Drain Plug Magnetic Pickup for Later Engines --- OM 601 602 603 M102 M103 M104 and Some V8's

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.

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