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.
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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.
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.
If you drive hard and do a lot of heavy breaking your front wheel bearings should be packed with this grease! This is Kent's favorite. Also good for chassis, suspension, cv, and universal joints.
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.
If you are experiencing excessive steering play you might want to inspect your coupler. This new part comes with thread locker bolts and locking washers as shown.
Fits all 114 and 115 Models 1968-1976. 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.
Fits all 114 and 115 cars 1968-1976. 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.
Sold individually. Fits models 1968 to 1980 only. See below. Easy to install bottom stud just screws into the rear hub housing (no nut is used on back side of the lower stud). The top stud on the link connects to stabilizer bar with a locking nut.
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.
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.
The picture shows wheels with tires, but the tires have been removed to reduce shipping costs. You will only receive the two wheels as shown without tires. These take the standard short Mercedes lug bolt but lug bolts are not included.
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.
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.
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.
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.
These are the style of wheels that started showing up in the very late 1960's and early 1970's. Please note size and part no. They will fit on almost any Mercedes from the early sixties up through the W123 but please make sure you want the 6" wide wheel.
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.
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.
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.
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
Brand new rear end differential front seal. Fits both gas and diesel models. This is NOT the seal for the axles.
ALWAYS replace the drive shaft center bearing when replacing the rubber mount carrier. The rubber seems to always go first. The bearing may seem ok but it is easy to stress or damage an old bearing when removing and replacing a bearing carrier.
These are used to secure axle ends through the rear wheel hubs on all models listed above that have the CAN style (not bolt type). If you are replacing the bolt style axle with the new CAN style axles we offer on the website for sale, you can use these bolts in the conversion to CAN type.
This is a maximum thickness rubber shim (19 mm thick) to adjust the ride height when installing new or reinstalling existing rear coil springs. Two required per car. Also fits 114, 115, 116, 123 sedans and coupes and 126 chassis cars.
This is a medium thickness rubber shim (14 mm thick) to adjust the ride height when installing new or reinstalling existing rear coil springs. Two required per car. Fits 116, 123 sedans, wagons and coupes and 126 chassis cars.
Good used straight older aluminum factory wheel. Above average condition. No corrosion or major curb lip damage. No gouges.
114 115 and Early 107 Front LOWER Meyle Control Arm Inner Bushing Repair Kit (One Side Only Right or Left)
This is a great kit for you 114 and 115 owners. Fits all Sedans and Couple both gas and diesel from 1968 to 1976. Also fit early SL and SLC convertibles and coupes - all 450SL, 450SLC, 380SLC, and 380SL from 1972 to 1985. Brand new lower control arm inner bushing repair kit.
This is a great kit for you 114 and 115 owners. Fits all Sedans and Couple both gas and diesel from 1968 to 1976. If you are getting a lot of body roll in the turns this kit will really tighten up the front sway bar.
FITS THE FOLLOWING: 114, 115, and 123 chassis Mercedes to 1985 that use the rear axles with the crimped sealed cans over the flex joints (spider). Read text for more detail.
FITS THE FOLLOWING: 114 and 115 chassis sedans and coupes from 1968 to 1976 and 107 SL and SLC from 1972 to 1989. 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, you most likely need to install a new
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.