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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.

$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.

$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!

$42.95

24" Measuring Machinist Straight Edge with Protective Sleeve

A must have when working on engines.

When working on automotive engines a long heavy machinist straight edge is a must. This is the best way to tell if the mating surfaces are flat and true. That includes cylinder heads, engine blocks, intake and exhaust manifolds as well as critical sealing metal to metal covers and housings. 

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$4.99

Waking Up An Old Benz That Has Sat For Years Part 1 - On Demand Video

Kent covers what you may have to do first with the engine and fuel system

When an old Mercedes ( or any other car for that matter ) has sat idle for over a year it can be a challenge to get it safely back on the road again. If it has sat idle for more than 5 years you may find it difficult to even get the engine running. 

$4.75

All Models Radiator Hose Chafe Protector - Heavy Duty

Don't let a hose rub up against the engine or radiator. Easy install with zip ties included if needed.

This is a great solution to what is sometimes a nagging problem. This heavy duty and flexible and adjustable plastic spacer can be put on the top or bottom radiator to prevent chafing in and area where it might come in contact the the engine or the radiator.

$19.75

38 Piece Silicone End Cap and Plug Set - Amazing Uses!

Push them over a hose and they act like a sealing end cap. Turn them around and push into a hole to act as a plug. Cut in half - use one piece for a splice between hoses.

We starting using some of these to plug brake lines while changing out calipers. Then we started using them on fuel and oil hoses. Now we are using them all over the place and keep finding new uses for them on a monthly basis. These are a MUST HAVE! Watch the video below to become a believer!

$78.50

Kent's Custom Gas Engine Front Crank Seal Race Removal Tool

For most 4 cylinder, 6 cylinder and V8 engines from 1963 to 1985. Made to remove the race on the end of the crankshaft when replacing the front crank seal.

Kent modified this puller and developed a procedure to remove the front crank seal race so the job could be affordable from the DIY mechanic. This costs less than half the cost of the factory tool.

$18.75

Early 6 Cylinder Spark Plug Replacement Full Set of Six ( 6 )

For all 6 cylinder gas engines from 1966 to 1973 - 230 - 250 - 280 engines both carbureted and fuel injected.

Do not let anyone convince you to install some super platinum, iridium or kryptonite spark plug in your old Benz. They are just not capable of handling the richer fuel mixtures associated with these older engines.

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$12.99

Front Crank Seal Race Removal and Replacement - On Demand Video

Applies to many gas and Diesel engines from the 1960s through the 1980s

This video will show you how to remove the front crank seal race using the factory tool and using Kent's custom puller. It will also demonstrate a very easy way to install a new replacement race before installing a new seal.

$68.00

Kent's Custom Diesel Front Crank Seal Race Removal Tool

For OM615 OM616 and OM617 Diesel engines from 1968 to 1985. Made to remove the race on the end of the crankshaft when replacing the front crank seal.

Kent modified this puller and developed a procedure to remove the front crank seal race so the job could be affordable from the DIY mechanic. This costs less than half the cost of the factory tool.

$3.85

Air Filter Cover Wing Nut x 2

Fits many gas and diesel models in the 1970's and 1980's with center stud in air filter housing

Two new wing nuts. These have wider wings so they are easier to loosen and tighten. Replace the nut that most people install after the wing nut has been lost!

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$18.99

How to Do a Compression Test on Your Gas Engine - On Demand Video

Example showing 450V8 engine but same principles apply to all gas engines 1950 through the mid 2000s.

In this 28-minute instructional video Kent with show you how to do a compression test on your own Mercedes gas engine and explain how to interpret the results. It is very important you do this procedure BEFORE "throwing" parts at your engine trying to fix a performance problem.

$62.00

Gas Engine Compression Test Kit with Video Instructions

FIRST STEP to doing an engine physical exam. Applies to all gasoline Mercedes passenger car engines from the 1950's through the 1990's - Free extra video and supplies included.

Doing a compression test is one of the best ways to determine the internal health of your gas engine.

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$3.99

Spark Plug Do-It-Right Installation and Cleaning Tips - On Demand Video

These instructions will apply to all gasoline engines that use standard sized spark plugs.

You might be surprised to realize you spark plug holes need cleaning - and yes some REALLY need cleaning! This 5-minute video will demonstrate Kent's method of cleaning the threads in the cylinder.

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$7.99

Cleaning and Polishing Your Aluminum Valve Cover to Look Factory Fresh - On-demand Video

This video will show you how to get the original look - not the highly polished look when using a polishing compound

PLEASE read the instructions below carefully on how you will view this video.  It is NOT downloaded to your computer and viewing is NOT automatic. You must be logged in at Mercedessource.com and you MUST click on "my account".

$24.75

All Models Rubber Exhaust Hanger (Donut) Easy Install Tool w/ 4 Hangers

4 "Donuts" included. After 20 years of scraped knuckles... FINALLY a good solution that makes install a "snap."

Hard to believe we took so long to come up with this tool. It was Gerson's genius that made it happen. The secret turned out to be the hook that keeps the tool in place while stretching out the rubber donut. Wow! What a cool tool.

$38.95

Cooling System Leak Detection Radiator Cap Conversion for Brake Bleeder Tank

Custom made in our shop. Allows you to use our brake bleeder tank to also pressure test the cooling system on most models 1973 to 1995 ( see design of metal cap to confirm )

Have you ever had a hard time finally a very small coolant leak? Do you find yourself adding small amounts of coolant but can not see any leak? Is there a funny smell coming from inside your Benz when you run the heater?

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$18.99

Setting Up Mercedessource Coolant System Pressure Tester Cap - On Demand Video

Video instruction that comes free with the purchase of your custom radiator pressure testing cap and hardware

In this video, Kent will walk you through the steps needed to convert your older Brake Bleeder tank to one that can continue to bleed brake systems as well as pressure test radiators and cooling systems.

$18.90

Low Pressure Power Steering Hose for Older Models - 24 inch long x 15mm I.D.

Only works on models listed below or in other applications using 15mm hose. Measure first.

This is the hose on the left side of your engine that seems to always rot and leak power steering fluid. If you look closely at it you will most likely see small cracks in the hose. This is the larger size hose used on those early models with power steering from the early 1960's through 1976.

$12.75

OM616 and OM617 Diesel Engine Water Pump Bolt Upgrade Kit

Solve the problem of rusty pump mounting bolts once and for all - Go stainless AND seal them from inside water!

Kent finally went to work to solve the problem of rusty water pump mounting bolts. Once the problem was studied carefully the solution became obvious. Watch the video for a full explanation and partial instructions below.

Kit contents:

$14.95

Early V8 and Diesel Engine Rotation Socket and Extension

27mm / 1 1/16" six point 3 in deep socket with short extension just the right length to fit into the front pulleys and clear the radiator on most early 6 clyinder, small V8 and diesel engines from the early 1960's up to 1985

For a number of maintenance operations, you need to be able to turn the engine over by hand. This includes valve adjustment, timing chain replacement, injection pump timing on diesel engines, checking and setting internal engine timing, draining the torque converter, and others.

$29.50

M130 M180 Special Valve Adjustment 17mm Socket Wrench

Adjusts valves on Early 4 and 6 Cylinder Gas Overhead Single Camshaft Engines - Check the nut size of your adjusters BEFORE ORDERING - 17mm. DOES NOT work on 350 and 450 V8 engines.

We have been looking for a long time to find a super strong and well made tool to adjust those tough 17 mm ball adjuster sockets on the early 4 and 6 clyinder gas engines.

$22.75

Ultimate 13/16 Inch Spark Plug Socket w/ Ball Swivel Extension and MAGNETIC Head

For all those older 6 cylinder and V/8 engines with hard to reach spark plugs - that you don't want to drop into black holes in the engine bay!

Very high quality 11 inch flex socket with magnetic head for 13/16 inch sockets. Add the spark plug service kit in related products below to really get the job done right.

$9.75

13 mm LONG Combination Wrench - High Quality

SPECIAL PURCHASE - Every Mercedes owner should have one - even carry in your trunk along with a 10 mm.

This is a very high quality finish 13mm combination wrench that is 8 inches long. How many times have you needed that extra reach or that extra torque! One of the most common sizes you will use on older Mercedes Benz.

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$12.99

Super Extreme Engine Compartment Detailing - On Demand Video

This is over the top detailing. Watch Kent perform magic on his 560SEC engine compartment. 45 minute long instructional video

Want to try to make your car's engine and engine compartment look like it just came off the showroom? Would you like detailed information on the chemicals, brushes, tools, and procedures Kent uses to get his engine compartments looking so nice?

$7.75

Lubro Moly Diesel Hi Test Fuel Additive

Lubro Moly Diesel hi test fuel additive that does far more than just add lubrication to the fuel. Formulated for the new low sulfur diesel fuel. Contains an additive against injection pump and injector wear.

$2.95

Anti - Seize Compound for Use on Critical Threads - in Screw Lid Container

You don't need much - sold here in small air tight container

Anti-seize compound is an amazing product that can prevent frustrating and damaging thread seizure. Good quality copper based anti-seize is not particularly cheap and when you buy it in a larger tube or container it may take years to use it all... in fact you may never use it all.

$12.75

Engine Sealing Compound

Dirko brand Permanently Elastic; 100g Tube

Dirko sealing compound is permanently elastic, cold vulcanizing, silicone-rubber based. Can be used for connecting joints, cylinder head, crankcase, oil sump, timing case, thermostat, water pump, transmission, axles, differential, radiator, chassis.

$22.50

Click-Stop 3/8 Inch Drive Long-Handle Torque Wrench and Case

Perfect size for torquing spark plugs and other important engine components.

This is a very handy smaller torque wrench to have in your toolbox. Perfect for spark plugs. It will do fuel injectors but is not quite big enough to torque wheel lug bolts. Range is 5 to 80-foot pounds. The case will be black rather than red.

$29.50

Engine Crank Rotation Adjustable Length 1/2 Inch Drive Ratchet Wrench

Rotate Engines on 220D 240D 300D 300CD 300TD 300SD 300SDL and all V8's from 1970 to 1991 - Extends to 18 inches long!

This is Kents new favorite ratchet wrench for turning engines over during service and repair. There are a number of maintenance procedures that require you rotate the engine over by hand.

$16.75

Axle Shaft Seal

Final drive seal (45 x 65 x 11mm)

Fits Mercedes Benz:

Sale
$19.99

1/2 Inch Drive Clicker Torque Wrench 20 - 150 Ft. Lbs.

A must have for any DIYer. Especially diesel fuel injectors and wheel bolts!!!

 If you are going to work on your diesel fuel injectors you are going to need a torque wrench. If you are going to tighten your alloy wheel lug bolts properly you should use a torque wrench. In fact if you do your own work you should have a 1/2 inch clicker torque wrench in your tool box.

$14.95

Early Chassis Power Steering Replaceable Filter

Fits 110 111 112 113 108 109 107 114 115 116 Models with Power Steering Listed below

January 2019 notice: This filter is now available only in very limited quantities and may not be readily available in the future. This is why we are not able to include it in our full fluid flush kit ( See related products below) This is an often neglected filter.

$9.95

Engine and Component Assembly Lube

Lubro Moly Brand

High quality lubricant to be used when assembling bearings in engines or in components that are oiled by engine oil. This WILL prevent scoring and wear upon initial start-up after overhaul.

$3.95

Valve Adjustment Locking Nut - NEW

Will need to replace this if you can not adjust one of more of your diesel valve clearance or clearances.

Brand new Valve adjusting nut. Sold Individually. They fit all 114 115 123 116 126 Chassis Diesels from 1968 to 1985.

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