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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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.
Kent will walk you step-by-step through the process of cleaning and prepping the old caliper for the new seals. He will share his recommendations on painting as well as how to retard the rust inside the caliper housing.
In this video manual Kent will walk you step-by-step through the process of properly putting the caliper back together again with the new seals and correct assembly paste.
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.
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?
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.
Covers 1965 to 1995 110, 111, 112, 108, 109, 107, 114, 115, 116, 123, 126, 201, 124, and 129 Chassis master cylinder, pads, rotors, calipers and flexible brake hoses.
When used for bleeding or flushing your brake system, a single person can do a rapid fluid flush! No mess and very efficient. Will work on all Mercedes from 1968 to 1995 - Also select 1960's models and most later chassis up to 2006 see list below: 25-minute video instructions are now included.
There are other brands of brake pad anti-squeal paste on the market, but for me the factory Mercedes paste has proven to be the most effective. It simply stays in place and holds up better over the long haul.
Fits the Following: All 107,116,123 and 126 Chassis from 1973-1991.
This is a set of 8 Front brake pad sensor wires. The front brakes require two per side. Nice to have spares on hand!
Born out of frustration this twin chamber plastic bottle has solved two of Kent's biggest head aches when brake bleeding or flushing brake systems.
This 12 page instructional booklet by Kent Bergsma (8.5x11 page size) covers brake bleeding equipment and procedures for all model Mercedes from the mid 1950s to the mid 1990s. This covers chassis Ponton 110 111 112 113 108 109 114 115 116 107 116 123 126 201 and 124.
For use on most Mercedes from 1969 to 2006 (see exceptions below)- UPS Ground Shipping ONLY! Buy the complete kit and save $$. This is almost everything you need to do a fast, clean and efficient brake fluid flush on your older Mercedes Benz passenger car.
Our flexible brake hose kit includes front brake hoses, rear brake hoses, 1 liter high performance brake fluid, 9x11 mm Flare nut wrench, thread sealant, three pairs of nitrile gloves, and complete pictorial instructions.
Fits the Following: All 107,116,123 and 126 Chassis from 1973-1991. PLEASE NOTE. These do not work on the W201 or the W124 chassis.
CHECK OUT the quality. Comes with hardware. No extras included.
Replace that old leaking and stained cap with brite white new one!
Fits chassis models W114 W115 W116 R107(except 500SL and 560SL)W123 and W126 ( except 500 series 500SEL, 560SEL, 560SEC) from 1972 to 1991. All those year and Mercedes used the same rear calipers! This is a matching set of left and right rear ATE calipers.
These have been inspected for good hex heads and for abnormal thread stretch. Threads will need cleaning before installation. Always use liberal blue thread locker when installing.
Emergency brake shoe maintenance is often neglected because the rear brake disc / rotor has to be removed to inspect and repair them. If the car has ever been driven a long distance with the emergency brake on, expect problems.
One of the most often neglected maintenance items we see even when brake work has been done at a shop. These should just be replaced every 15 years for better performance and to reduce excessive brake pad and rotor wear.
These are great and can be used on very heavy calipers attached to multiple places. Make brake work easy and protect your hoses and sensor wiring.
Whether your just changing pads, hoses, or doing a complete brake system overhaul, the items we include in this DIY will guarantee the job gets done with no mistakes, minimum frustration, and lasting results. There is no other kit like this anywhere.
This manual is a complete guide for all brake component replacement for all 1965-1995 Mercedes Benz cars. It will help you identify common signs of trouble, inspecting brake components, and replacing major brake components - a necessity for any DIY brake job on your Mercedes Benz!
This unit is located under the approximate middle of the car. A set screw in the arm allows you to adjust the travel of your emergency brake pedal. Often these get very rusty which makes it impossible to adjust and may even bind up and lock your emergency brake shoes.
High quality ceramic front brake pads complete with ceramic brake pad grease to lube the pins, slides and the backside of the pads.
These are very high-quality brake pads and fit many different models. Brake pad paste included. Watch the video below to see why these are Kent's favorites.
Newly rebuilt driver and passenger side front calipers WITH NEW CERAMIC ( low dust ) brake pads. Fits all W123 chassis 240D 300D 300CD 300TD 280E 280CE 1977 to 1985. Please note there is NO HASSLE CORE CHARGE.
You want superior stopping performance as well as minimum brake dust on your wheels - then these pads are what you want. Watch the video below - they are also really pretty! :-)
You want the best for your W123. Special anti-rust Z coating, long-lasting and runs super true. Set of two front rotors fit right or left. Watch the video below. Limited supply.
This is a full 25-minute step-by-step instructional video on how to properly flush or bleed your brake system using our pressure brake bleeder and fluid capture tank.
Kent came up with this kit because of all the times he replaced e-brake shoes only to end up with battered knuckles and extreme headaches. This video is included free with the purchase of the toolkit.
This video is intended to be used as instructions when purchasing Kent's Rust Buster Tool. It can be viewed separately but you will need the tool to apply the principles. This video is included free of charge when purchasing the tool. See related products below:
One day Kent "finally had it!" Replacing parking brake shoes was always a dreaded job. As he thought about it he realized the frustration was mostly due to the hassle of getting all the holding springs on and off. So he set out to develop a new tool.
Have you ever tried to get those old stuck pad sensors off your front calipers? Have you had much success doing it without damaging at least one wire? Kent has had the same frustration over the years so finally designed a custom tool for the job.
These are the instructions that come with Kent's brake pad and brake caliper service kit. It is possible to make your own service kit by watching this video. To purchase the kit see related products below. To learn more about the importance of this kit watch the video below:
Brakes are one of the most often neglected maintenance items on older cars. This is not just related to Mercedes Benz. Most owners don’t realize that brakes need special attention and service not only when pads are changed but every 2 years.
This 12 page instructional downloadable booklet by Kent Bergsma covers brake bleeding equipment and procedures for all model Mercedes from the mid 1950s to the mid 1990s. This covers chassis Ponton 110 111 112 113 108 109 114 115 116 107 116 123 126 201 and 124.
5 page digital PDF Instructions include multiple pictures to assist you in completing the job. Clear and detailed with tips and tricks from Kent Bergsma's years of experience.
We also highly recomend the Ultimate Flexible Brake Hose tool to complete the job. Look below to view.
Older Mercedes have a very effective emergency brake design which was virtually the same on all models from the late 1960s right up through the early 1990s. The actuating mechanisms are all mechanical and are controlled by a Y cable under the car.
Sil-Glyde is a silicone based brake lubricant recommended for the entire brake assembly and is compatible with rubber. It is moisture-proof and heat resistant to +600 degrees F, which means it won't burn-off like other brake noise products.
PDF Instructions included. Check your vin number before ordering.
Will ONLY work on the following models:
WARNING: Can only ship inside the USA via UPS GROUND. If you have other items in your cart do not choose expedited shipping or US postal service! High Performance low moisture absorbing DOT brake fluid.
FAG Brand. Includes both inner and outer rear end wheel bearings and seals with groove nut. Fits chassis listing above including the 123 300TD wagon, from 1974 to 1991. TWO KITS required per vehicle.
When replacing front brake discs on above chassis it is highly recommend you replace the bolts that hold the rotor to the bearing hub. Not needed on 201 124 or 129 chassis. Sold individually. 5 required per wheel.
Here is a neat little protection cap that is most often missing on well over half the Mercedes I ever see. These fit over the caliper bleeder screw to prevent dirt and grime from entering the nipple. 4 are required per car and fit both front and rear calipers.
New seal kit for ONE caliper. Only works on ATE calipers. Fits many models from early 1970s to mid 1980s. Includes 450SL 380SL 450SE 450SEL 380SEL 300SD 123 chassis 240D 300D 300CD 300TD,
You asked for it so we made it happen. Many of you have been wanting to know what we use for high temp thread sealant (when we don't want to use the permanent epoxy). We don't like thread tape or anything with Teflon in it.