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Extreme Interior and Exterior Detail Kit

Super applicators to apply anything and custom brushes to get in to all those cracks and crevices

Over the years Kent has detailed hundreds of cars and you know from his videos that he likes "extreme" detailing.  His absolute favorite two "tools of the trade" are these premium grade microfiber sponges and what he calls his soft bristle "sawed off" paint brushes.

On Demand Video

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.


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.

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Replacing and Servicing Screw Cap Style Ignition Key Tumbler Assemblies - On Demand Video

For select models 1975 to 1989. With the right tools and knowledge you can do this yourself sitting in the car!

This video is not only going to show you how to remove and replace the “screw cap” style tumbler, but it also going to explain the theory of operation and how to avoid certain pitfalls when doing this job yourself. And YES, there are pit falls.


Screw Cap Style Ignition Tumbler Service and Replacement Tool Kit

Do tumbler service and replacement inside the car with Kent's custom tools and FREE detailed VIDEO instructions

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 would not turn.  This problem can leave you stranded and could cost hundreds of dollars to fix $$$.


W116 Driver Side FRONT Window Regulator MOTOR ONLY - USED

Fits all 116 Chassis 350SE 450SE 450SEL 280S 280SE 300SD 1973 to 1980 including 6.9

Appears to be a recent replacement. Not new buy teeth are not rusty and hardly any wear. You an also see the motor was spliced in. So you will have to splice your wiring. Check out Kent’s video if you need instructions on how to install.

Currently out of stock.

W116 Original Door Check Strap - USED

Fits all 116 Chassis 350SE 450SE 450SEL 280S 280SE 300SD 1973 to 1980 including 6.9

This is an above average used door check strap. It was removed from a rear door so I does not have the usual wear associate with front door checks. No cracks in the cast frame. This will fit either right or left front or rear doors.

Currently out of stock.

W116 Instrument Cluster Serrated Rubber Hold In Seal - USED

Fits all 116 Chassis 350SE 450SE 450SEL 280S 280SE 300SD 1973 to 1980 including 6.9

Good seal to hold the cluster into the dash. If this gets damaged you cluster will not hold in tight to the dash opening. Most of the rubber gets very hard over time. This one is near perfect. No nicks and still super super soft!


W116 Left (Drivers Side) Mirror Inside Chrome Cover Plate - USED

Fits all 116 Chassis 350SE 450SE 450SEL 280S 280SE 300SD 1973 to 1980 including 6.9

Good used plate as shown. Chrome is excellent. No peeling. No small screw included. Does have the three tabs broken off on the back side but still fits well. You may have to use a dab of silicone sealant or goop to hold the bottom edge tight.

Currently out of stock.

W116 Left Front Inside Door Pull - USED

Fits all 116 Chassis 350SE 450SE 450SEL 280S 280SE 300SD 1973 to 1980 including 6.9

Very good used. Good chrome and not sloppy hinge.


Late W116 Automatic Climate Control Surround Wood - Excellent Used

Fits most U.S. 116 Chassis 450SE 450SEL 280S 280SE 300SD 6.9 1977 to 1980

Although not perfect, this may be one of the better 116 center dash wood pieces you will find. No major damage in the wood or finish, But there are a couple very fine line (hard to see) cracks in the finish coming off the bottom corners of the switch cutout.


Lower Front Seat Spring Sag Repair and Restoration Kit

For ONE 116, 123 and 126 Chassis Sedans, Coupes or Wagon Seat Bottom

For ONE 116, 123 and 126 Chassis Sedans, Coupes or Wagon Seat Bottom. This unique kit is designed to help you repair and restore one broken down front seat bottom so common in the 116, 123 and 126 chassis Mercedes built from 1973 to 1991.


Front Seat Repair Manual by Kent Bergsma

Fits all chassis: 107, 114, 115, 116, 123, 126, 201 and 124. This repair manual is written for all Mercedes models from the early 1970s up to the later 1980s.

On Demand Video
Chasing Interior Water Leaks in Older Mercedes Benz - On Demand Video

Part 1: Chasing Interior Water Leaks in Older Mercedes Benz - On Demand Video

Example of diagnosing a severe water leak in a W124 chassis wagon. Principles apply to many models.

Interior water leaks are very common. More so on the older 108, 116, 114, 115. 123, and 126 chassis than on the 201 and 124 chassis. This is largely due to the fact that the older models used rubber seals on the rear glass and on the front windshield (except the 126).

On Demand Video
Removing and Replacing an Inside Rear View Mirror

Removing and Replacing an Inside Rear View Mirror - On Demand Video

Hard enough to remove and almost impossible to reinstall by hand unless...

Understanding how an inside rear view mirror is mounted is essential for proper removal and replacement. The mirror can be easily damaged if you do not know the tricks to getting it snapped back into the mounting bracket in the head liner.

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Detailing the Interior of an Older Mercedes Benz by Kent Bergsma

Extreme Detailing Part 1: Interior Carpets, Upholstery, and Panels - On Demand Video

Learn how to use some unique products make the job easier, faster and more enjoyable

In this video Kent shares his secrets on how to make the inside of an old Benz look like new again. Now granted, you must have a reasonably good car to start with.  He is not going to show you how to reupholster, change seats and door panels, etc.


W116 Front Leather Seat Lower Cushion - Used

Only fits seats with pleated leather. Vinyl ( MB text) uses a different pad

Good used seat pad as shown. Not perfect but better than most. May need additional foam in the center section to suit your "sitting" style. 


W116 Set of Green Carpets from the "Green Ghost"

Carpet set as shown for 1973 to 1980 W116 sedan (short body) - Not for SEL

Removed from 300SD with only 130,000 miles. Not worn excessively,  but will need some cleaning. Front carpets are above average with no staining. 


Front Seat Padding Booster Kit

For worn or collapsed padding on W114, W115, W116, W123 and W126 chassis seats with digital instructions ( PDF and Video)

If you have a reasonably good front seat bottom that is just a little HARD to sit on for any length of time then this "booster" kit may help solve your problem.

On Demand Video

Front Lower Seat Cushion Restoration - On Demand Video

Here is the solution to aching "buns." Applies to W114 W115 W116 W123 and Early W126 1973 to 1985

Our seat spring repair kit has been a great success! It can easily repair sagging on broken front seat springs. But what about seat padding. A  lot of the older ( 1970's to 1980's glued fiber seat padding can crush down and even disintegrate over time.


W116 300SD Instrument Cluster Housing and Instruments

Missing engine gauges as shown

Cosmetically in excellent condition. No dash seal and no engine instrument cluster. No dimmer switch. Speedometer works but the odometer is slipping (181,944 miles). Have not tested clock or tach.  No guarantees. No return. Priced accordingly. 


W116 W123 Front Seat Adjustment Handle Replacement / Installation Kit

2 handles with custom installation tools and complete video instructions

The plastic seat adjustment handles are now one of the most common failure items on all 116 chassis sedans from 1973 to 1980 and all 123 chassis sedans, wagons and coupes from 1977 to 1985. It is just the nature of old plastic.

On Demand Video

W116 W123 Seat Adjustment Plastic Handle Replacement - On Demand Video

Detailed instructions on removing a broken handle and installing our "bolt on" replacement without removing the seat!

In this video, Kent will show you the step-by-step procedures for replacing your broken seat adjustment handle in 1973 to 1985 W116 and W123 Mercedes-Benz sedans, coupes and wagons.


W116 300SD Complete Ashtray Assembly - USED

Fits all late 116 1976 to 1980 280SE 450SE 450SEL 6.9 Etc.

Good used ashtray as shown. Above average but not perfect. There is one fine line crack in the finish in the wood but very hard to notice. Getting very hard to find in any nice condition. 


W116 Sedan Blue Vinyl MB Tex Front Seats - USED

Complete with tracks, armrest and head rests - Came out of 300SD - will fit all other 116 sedans but vinyl pattern is for later models

The padding in the seats and the vinyl upholstery is WAY ABOVE average for a W116. Most W116 seats today have padding that is falling apart under the covers. PLEASE NOTE: These seats cannot be shipped. They must be picked up at our shop in Bellingham, Wa.

On Demand Video

Sunroof Headliner Panel Gluing and Cleaning

For all NON tilting sunroofs from 1962 to 1985

When you remove the old sunroof panel (1985 and older) from you Benz you will probably notice that the edges of the vinyl have come loose from the metal strapping. You will allow notice just how dirty it is once you have it out of the car and into the light.


Ultimate Hard Plastic and Rubber Protectant Detail Kit

With 303 protectant, microfiber sponge and space age towels that won't tear or scratch

This kit can help you apply the very best rubber and vinyl protectant in the world with efficiency and ease. It is great for that final detailing in the engine compartment to seal and protect all those plastic and rubber parts.

On Demand Video
One Way to Determine Actual Mileage on an Old Benz - On Demand Video

Determining the Actual Mileage on Most 1973 to 1989 Models - On Demand Video

Don't get fooled when you go to buy an Mid 1970's to Late 1980's Mercedes - Odometers can lie!

When you are out looking to buy an older Mercedes in this time period you have to be careful. You have heard that these old Benz (particularly the diesels) can go forever! So why is mileage that important. Because contrary to those "myths" they do not go forever without impeccable maintenance.


Front Seat Back Net Pocket Repair Kit - W/ FREE Illustrated Instructions

Finally an inexpensive and simple solution to the sagging net problem on many seats from 1973 to 1995 now with both PDF and video instructions.

From my experience the only thing that goes wrong with the front seat back pockets is the top bungie cord that holds the net up wears out (loses its “spring”) and sags badly. When was the last time you saw a 1973 to early 1990's seat back netting that was NOT sagging???


Front Seat Repair Manual by Kent Bergsma - Download

Fits all chassis: 107, 114, 115, 116, 123, 126, 201 and 124

Is your drivers seat starting to sag more than it use to? Are you finding it is just not comfortable any more on long trips? Maybe it tips to one side and you are constantly trying to compensate your weight to the other side.


Instrument Cluster Removal and Component Replacement By Kent Bergsma - Download

For all 108, 109, 114, 115, 107, 116, 123, 126, 201, and 124 chassis from 1965 to 1995

For all 108, 109, 114, 115, 107, 116, 123, 126, 201, and 124 chassis from 1965 to 1995. I wrote this repair guide to show you how to properly remove your instrument cluster and replace worn or failing components. (NOTE: This is not a detailed manual on how to repair the components.


116 Chassis 300SD Speedometer Used

Fits 1978 to 1980 300SD Only - Original 120,000 miles - make sure part number matches

Removed from 1980 W116 300SD with only 120,000 miles. Both the speedometer and odometer have been bench tested and both work very well and very smoothly.


116 Chassis 300SD Instrument Cluster Housing Used

Fits 1978 to 1980 300SD Only

Exceptionally good cluster housing. Good cosmetics and clean plastic instrument covers. This is one of the best I have seen. From 300SD with only 120,000 miles. Does not include rubber seal that goes around housing.


116 Chassis Camel Drivers Door Arm Rest USED

Fits Late 450SE 450SEL 300SD 6.9 1977-1980

Excellent used drivers door arm rest. Above average no cracks and metal attach point not damaged. Comes with thin chrome piece about the thick part of the back of the armrest.

Currently out of stock.

Late 116 123 Early 126 Front Seat Lower Spring Excellent ( Used )

Fits all 240D 300D 300TD 1980 to 1985 and all 300SD 1978 to 1985

Excellent sag-free seat spring removed from the right seat. Will fit right or left. No weak springs and no breaks. This one has super strong springs like in some of the later models.  No instructions included.


Late 107 116 Chassis Turn Signal Switch Assembly

Order only by Vin # as explained below

Description: For late 450SL, 450SLC, 450SE, 450SEL as noted below. Fits ALL 300SD 1978 to 1980. Please note that the cruise control lever is not included. You will use that from your old unit. No instructions but easy and straightforward to install.

Mercedes Benz 450SE


Ignition Steering Lock Removal and Replacement Manual - By Kent Bergsma

Covers most models from 1968 to 1995 - See list of applicable chassis in the description.

For all 107 108 109 114 115 116 123 126 201 and 124 Chassis 1968 to 1995 including those models that have a special cable installed to keep the transmission locked until the key was turned.


Trim and Rubber Seal E6000 General Purpose Adhesive

Need a strong glue joint on rubber seals, dash wood, side trim, bumper rubber, etc - this is the best!

Over the years I have used many different products to try to adhere chrome and trim pieces to body and interior panels. None has performed better for me than E6000. Silicone glue can't compete. When dry it holds like nothing else.


Sedan / Wagon Door Seal Instructions and Tools

There are some tricks to getting a replacement seal in properly

Fits 114 115 116 123 and 126 Chassis. This set of detailed PDF instructions and plastic insertion tools with help you remove and install the front and rear door seals in your older Mercedes sedan or wagon.


1970s and 1980s Black Plastic Interior Door Lock Knob- USED

Fits 116 114 115 123 126 and 201 chassis

Good used interior black plastic lock knob, common on most models in the 1970s and 1980s. This has good plastic and good threads. Sold as a single unit, if you need more, just change the quantity at checkout.