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$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.

$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.

$9.75

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. 

107 Chassis New Rear Bilstein Set
$155.00

107 Chassis Rear Bilstein Shock Set of (2) COMFORT

Fits all 107 Chassis Mercedes 1972-1989. The best way to restore the original ride and feel of your Mercedes is to replace your shocks with new Bilsteins. There is no other shock that will perform as well. These are OEM COMFORT shocks that give you the smoothest ride.

107 Chassis New Front Bilstein Set of (2) - COMFORT / TOURING
$164.00

107 EARLY SL Chassis Front Bilstein Shock Set of (2) COMFORT / TOURING rated

350SL 450SL 350SLC 450SLC 380SLC 380SL ONLY

Fits 107 chassis 1972 to 1985 only. Will not fit 560SL. The best way to upgrade the original ride and feel of your Mercedes is to replace your front shocks with new Comfort / Touring rated Bilsteins. There is no other shock that will perform as well.

107 560SL Front Bilstein Shock Set
$144.50

Mercedes 107 560SL Front Bilstein Shock Set COMFORT / TOURING Rated

Fits 107 Chassis 560SL 1986 to 1989 ONLY. The best way to restore the original ride and feel of your Mercedes is to replace your shocks with new Bilsteins. There is no other shock that will perform as well. These are OEM Comfort rated shocks. Sorry, no instructions available.

$188.00

116 126 Chassis Rear Bilstein Shock Set of (2) - HEAVY DUTY

Fits all models with standard suspension - for firmer ride with heavy loads - PDF Digital Instructions cover W126 chassis only principles are the same for the W116

Fits all models list below without Self Leveling Rear Suspension. The best way to upgrade the original ride and feel of your Mercedes is to replace your shocks with new HEAVY DUTY Bilsteins. There is no other shock that will perform as well.

107 Chassis New Rear Bilstein Set HEAVY DUTY
$184.50

107 Chassis New Rear Bilstein Shock Set of (2) HEAVY DUTY

350SL 450SL 350SLC 450SLC 380SLC 380SL and 560SL

Fits all 107 Chassis Mercedes 1972-1989. The best way to upgrade the original ride and feel of your Mercedes is to replace your shocks with new HEAVY DUTY Bilsteins. There is no other shock that will perform as well.

On Demand Video
$19.99

How to Install New Steering Tie Rod Ball Joint Ends - On Demand Video

Here are the instructions you need to do it right and you can do it yourself!

In this detailed 30-minute video Kent will walk you through the process of installing new tie rod ends on his 1959 Mercedes 220SE. The principles are the same on almost all models from the 1950s up to the 1990s. He will explain the differences in adjustment between the older and newer styles

Sale
$75.00

1958 to 1991 Full Tie Rod End Replacement Kit w/ Video Instructions

Fits most model passenger cars. Ponton, Fintail, Coupes, SLs, W108 109, R107, W116, W114, W115,W123 and W126. Does NOT fit the W201 or W124 chassis

Loose steering or wheels shaking at speed. This can often be worn out tie rod ball joints. The joints can be replaced as a DIY project. Watch the video below to see if this is something you want to take on yourself.

This kit includes:

$13.75

Set of 5 14 inch Alloy Wheel Lug Bolts - USED

NOT for wheels with hubcaps. Used on W111, W108, W109, W116, R107, W114, W115, W123 and early to 1985 W126

Fits all Mercedes models with the 14" Alloy bundt cake style wheels. The measurements are M12x1.5mm by 51mm overall length. This is a set of five USED wheel bolts that are not all rusty. 

$8.45

Anaerobic Gasket Maker - Small Tube

Small size - great for differential covers and other flat mating surfaces

Here is my all-time favorite gasket maker and sealant. You may already know how I feel about RTV silicone products (I think they should be outlawed!). We have had a number of our customers ask us where to get this so we decided to offer it on our website.

On Demand Video
$9.99

Reparing Leaking Chrome Alloy Wheels with Miracle Paint - On Demand Video

Use multiple coats of Miracle Paint to stabilize and fill the corrosion that causes the tires to leak.

In this video, Kent will show you how he fixed his leaking tires on his chrome alloy wheels by using Miracle Paint. This is a full 22-minute step-by-step instructional video. Watch the video "trailer" below to give you a better understanding of what is involved in this procedure.

$196.00

1971 to 1989 R107 Convertible Rear Subframe Mounts

Get them while you can even if you don't need them now. ONLY for 350SL 450SL 380SL 500SL and 560SL

We are not kidding when we say to get them while you can. Genuine Mercedes replacements are now at $500. When you see prices go up like this you know that supply may be dwindling.

On Demand Video
$3.99

How to Install a Rear Sway Bar Link - On Demand Video

#1 Source of rear end clunking noise - For R107 W114 W115 W116 W123 and W126

Kent will get right up behind the rear end hub plate and show you close up how to remove and replace a sway bar link. This is not a difficult job especially if you follow the sequence shown in this 7- minute video.

$9.85

12mm Hex on 1/2 Inch Drive Socket - Heavy Duty

Many applications but primarily offered here as a tool to install and remove our custom Magnetic Rear End Plug.

High-quality socket made in Taiwan. 

Here you can see how it fits into our magnetic rear end plug:

On Demand Video
$29.99

R107 Bilstein Shock Absorber Full Installation Instructions - On Demand Video

Covers all models 350SL, 450SL, 280SL, 380SL, 500SL and 560SL 1973 to 1989 with standard spring suspensions.

Kent takes you through the process of removing and installing the shock absorbers on your own R107. The video specifically shows the work being done on a 380SL. Other models may have slight variations but the basic principles are the same.

$34.50
Currently out of stock.

Bilstein Shock Absorber Deluxe Rapid Install Tool Set by Kent Bergsma

You will not believe how easy and fast you can remove and install those pesky top shock nuts! Especially on the R107!

This is a tool that Kent first thought about making 20 years ago. While installing shock absorbers in his 380SL he had finally had enough - so it was back to the machine shop to come up with a new tool.

$328.00

1986 TO 1989 R107 560SL Bilstein Shock Absorber Full Set

Fits all 560SL and this will really improve your ride! Kent's 31 minute detailed DIY video instructions are included free.

Improve the ride, handling, and safety of your 1986 to 1989 107 SL convertible and coupe. Yes, shocks play a big part in safety and people often do not know this. Old shocks just wear out slowly so you may not "feel" the problem until you install new Bilsteins!

$339.00

1972 to 1985 R107 SL Bilstein Shock Absorber Full Set

Fits 107 chassis 350SL 450SL 450SLC 380SLC and 380SL. Kent's 31 minute detailed video instructions are included free.

Improve the ride, handling, and safety of your 1972 to 1985 107 SL convertible and coupe. Yes, shocks play a big part in safety and people often do not know this. Old shocks just wear out slowly so you may not "feel" the problem until you install new Bilsteins!

$32.00

1961 to 1976 Power Steering Fluid Flushing Kit without Fluid and Filter

Comes with complete video step-by-step instructions. This kit can be shipped internationally.

Get rid of that old and ineffective transmission fluid in your older power steering system. It is the number one cause of excessive gear wear in your steering box. This is our partial kit that does not include the fluids so it can be shipped by air mail. Please study the pictures here.

$58.50

1961 to 1976 Power Steering Enhanced Fluid Upgrade Kit w/ Video Instructions

To reduce pump and steering box wear. Fits most models during those years. Read description carefully before ordering

Get rid of that old and ineffective transmission fluid in your older power steering system. It is the number one cause of excessive gear wear in your steering box. This kit will include almost everything you will need to do this yourself, along with complete step-by-step video instructions.

$95.00

W107 W116 Early W126 Wide Alloy Wheel - Clean Used

Only one available -

Only one available. Please do not try to order more than one. Straight undamaged wheel with no major edge curb damage. Recommend that you paint in for show quality. 

 

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.

$16.75

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.

$59.95

1977 to 1985 Power Steering ATF Fluid Upgrade Kit w/ Video Instructions

To reduce pump and steering box wear - replace that old automatic transmission fluid with enhanced power steering fluid

NOTE: UPS GROUND SHIPPING ONLY.  This complete kit will help you flush the old ATF fluid out of your power steering system and replace it with new high-performance power steering fluid.

On Demand Video
$12.99

Power Steering ATF System Full Fluid Flush Instructions - On Demand Video

Full instructions on replacing filter and changing fluid to modern power steering fluid

If you have a 1985 or older Mercedes Benz it is time you flush that old automatic transmission fluid out of the system and replace it with a good power steering fluid. ATF formulations have changed over the past 20 years.

PDF
$7.95

114/115/107 Front Subframe Mount Repair by Kent Bergsma - Download

Repair guide for the following models: All SL and SLC 1972 - 1989, All 250C 280C 220 250 280 220D 240D 300D 1968 - 1976

For all 107 chassis SL and SLC models built from 1972 to 1989 and all 114 / 115 chassis sedans and coupes from 1968 to 1976. If the front end of your W107 SL or SLC convertible or coupe or 114/115 wanders on the road or thunks when you go over railroad tracks

107 Torsion bar kit
$52.75

Early 107 SL and SLC Meyle Front Torsion Bar Mount Kit

This is a great kit for you early SL and SLC owners. Fits all 450SL, 450SLC, 380SLC, and 380SL from 1972 to 1985. If you are getting a lot of body roll in the turns this kit will really tighten up the front sway bar.

Rear Axle Removal and Repair (Book Only)
$13.50

Rear Axle Removal and Repair Manual - by Kent Bergsma

FITS THE FOLLOWING: 114, 115, 107, 123 and 126 to 1985 chassis Mercedes that use the rear axles with the crimped sealed cans over the flex joints (spider). Mercedes rear axles of the 1970s and 1980s are extremely robust.