Search | W201 | Suspension

Displaying 1 - 33 of 33
$24.65

W201 W124 Front Shock Strut Top Nut Special Wrench

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

$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.

On Demand Video
$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.

On Demand Video
$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.

$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.

$11.75

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. 

$39.75

Tire Shop Pain Prevention 17mm Lug Bolt Tool Set

Since tire shops won’t do it, you need to set proper torque on your wheel lug bolts!

This is a MUST HAVE wheel care kit EVEN if you don’t work on your own Mercedes. This is one thing you must learn how to do because you can not trust tire shops anymore. See some videos below and I will explain why I feel so strongly about this.

On Demand Video
$9.99

Cleaning and Lubricating Hubs Before Wheel Installation - On Demand Video

So often neglected, yet so important. Also includes information on cleaning and installing lug bolts.

In this video, Kent explains the correct procedure for cleaning and lubricating your hubs and rear brake rotor BEFORE you install your wheels. He hardly ever sees this done when removing wheels on 15 plus-year-old Mercedes so he knows it is almost ALWAYS neglected.

$23.75

Wheel Hub Cleaning and Lubrication Kit w/ Video Instructions

Use this when installing brake rotors or wheels so they will 1) Spin true without vibration 2) Come back off easily in the future

This is probably the 12th most neglected maintenance it. In all the years of working on Mercedes, Kent has only seen this service previously done on 2 or 3 cars. Watch Kent's YouTube video below and he will explain the two benefits to doing this procedure on your own Mercedes. 

On Demand Video
$14.99

Early SLS Hydraulic Pump Overhaul / Reseal Tips - On Demand Video

Companion to my written instructions that come with our reseal kit. See related products below:

PLEASE NOTE: These are not complete instructions on how to open up an early style SLS pump and properly reseal it. Rather, these are some tips that will make the job go faster and easier. These are things Kent has learned rebuilding a number of these pumps himself.

$15.25

Best Lug Bolt Socket Ever for Alloy Wheels

Fits all 17mm lug bolts from the 1950's up through the 2000's - prevents scratching the finish on your silver rims.

I do not need to say much about this tool. Well made and well thought out. Someone who obviously was frustrated at scratching the finish on his or her alloy wheels came up with this idea. Watch the video below to see why this is now my favorite go it 17 mm lug bolt socket.

$17.25

Bilstein Shock Absorber Removal and Installation Tool

Finally a real tool to hold the top of the shocks while turning the nut or nuts !!

This U.S.A. made 17 mm 8 inch long combination wrench is custom modified here in our shop to help you easily install Bilstein front and rear shocks on most of the older model Mercedes Benz.

On Demand Video
$3.99

Diagnosing an Often Overlooked Front End Clunking Noise - On Demand Video

Don't neglect front end clunking sounds - they can lead to some dangerous suspension failures

In this video instruction, Kent will demonstrate how to check for one possible source of a mysterious front end clunking sound. Any clunking noise you hear when driving over rough ground or when braking should be investigated immediately.

On Demand Video
$24.99

Early SLS Rear Suspension Leveling Valve Overhaul Instructions - On Demand Video

If your valve is leaking or not raising the rear of your SLS Benz, you can fix it yourself and save Big $$$

In this long video manual Kent will walk you step-by-step through the process of removing the older square style leveling valve from your Mercedes, opening it up without losing the spring and balls, removing the old o-rings and cleaning the parts properly, installing the new o-rings, and putting

$43.50

1986 to 1995 Synthetic Power Steering Fluid Flush Kit

Most models W126 W201 W124 R107 R129 W140

PLEASE NOTE: UPS GROUND SHIPPING ONLY.  Sorry, no postal, expedited or international shipping. This is a highly neglected maintenance item on older Mercedes Benz. If you want to prolong the life of your steering box and power steering pump here's how.

$74.95

116 123 126 201 Chassis Hydraulic Suspension SLS Pump Resealing Kit

For most models with self leveling suspension from 1977 to 1991 - 6.9, 300TD, 16V, 560SEL SEC

Every one of these pumps I have ever seen need resealing. The seals and o-rings become just too hard over all those years of use. This is the most complete SLS (self leveling suspension) pump overhaul kit on the market today.

$38.95

201 190E 190D Front Wheel Bearing Kit

Fits all 201 chassis 1984 to 1993

Brand new complete wheel bearing kit. Includes all parts shown for right or left wheel. You with need to order 2 if you want a complete set of wheel bearings for both sides.

Self Leveling Suspension (SLS) High Pressure Hose Replacement Kit w/ Instructions
$89.95

Self Leveling Suspension (SLS) High Pressure Hose Replacement Kit w/ Instructions

Specific for the W123 300TD Wagon. May work for hose replacement on other models. Please read details below.

If you own a 123 wagon or other Mercedes with self leveling suspension, you will be faced someday with having to replace the main high pressure hydraulic hose that goes from the engine driven pump to a metal line fitting routed back to the rear suspension.

$69.95

SLS (Self Leveling Suspension) Fluid Service Kit with Instructions

For 300TD Wagon 190E 16V 500SEL and Other Models up to 1991 with FREE filter for the W123 wagon

Dont neglect this service as many do! I recommend the hydraulic fluid and filter be changed every 30,000 miles. You would not believe how many SLS vehicles I have seen with dirty hydraulic fluid - I mean nasty!  Sometimes I have even found engine oil in the system!

$34.00

201 124 Front Strut Boot Kit

All 201 and 124 Chassis 1984 to 1995

New Meyle kit. Set of two strut boot covers and two stop buffers as shown.

$12.95

123 126 201 124 SLS Hydraulic Suspension Tank Supply Hose Upgrade

Kit to replace feed hose from tank to pump on 300TD 300TE 190E 16V 560SEL and 560 SEC

SLS low pressure hose from bottom of reservoir tank to the engine driven pump. Includes 1 meter of heavy duty fuel hose that holds up better to the hydraulic fuel than the old style original braided hose.

All Models Self Leveling Suspension SLS Proper Hydraulic Fluid - 1 Liter
$12.95

All Models Self Leveling Suspension SLS Proper Hydraulic Fluid - 1 Liter

300TD Wagon, 6.9, 560SEL, 300TE, 190E 16V, other Euro Models with Hydropneumatic Suspension

If you have any Mercedes model with hydraulic self leveling suspension from the early 70's up to the early 1990's this is the correct fluid to use. High quality Meyle or Febi Bilstein product. Any other type of fluid can damage the seals and score your pump.