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$69.95

Complete Lubrication Kit w/ Applicators in Carrying Case

This is your grab-n-go for all your lubrication needs on your older Benz

If you own and maintain an older car (especially 15 years and older) you must be willing to take care of its lubrication needs or you may spend big money later in repairs.

$14.95

Sunroof Lubrication Kit with Genuine Mercedes Factory Track and Pad Grease

All Models with manual and power sunroof 1961 to 1995

Do you have a manual or power sunroof that is working poorly or maybe not at all? Does it move slowly in the morning, but when it heats up during the day it works just fine? Do you have to assist it by hand to get it fully opened or closed?

$29.50

Preventative Maintenance Lubrication Starter Kit - Rx for your Benz

This is one cool kit...

It has been said, "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" and so it is when working on older cars. Over the years I have seen so many component failures and other problems related to lack of lubrication that I am on a quest to rid the old car world of this malady. I see failures and pro

$12.75

Hirschmann Power Antenna Mast Cleaning and Lubrication Kit

Extend the life of your power antenna by cleaning and regular lubrication

"I have heard some owners complain about the unreliability of those older Hirschmann power antennas. I would say that in at least 80 percent of the few hundred antennas I have taken apart that went bad - the reason was lack of lubrication!

$8.75

Anti Squeal Door Check / Stop and Hinge Lubrication Kit

Good for almost all rusty, creaking, squealing car door with metal strap style stops and standard pin door hinges

Have you ever been embarrassed by opening and closing one of your car's doors? What is that annoying noise bystanders may ask?

$23.75

Wheel Hub Cleaning and Lubrication Kit w/ Video Instructions

Use this when installing brake rotors or wheels so they will 1) Spin true without vibration 2) Come back off easily in the future

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. 

On Demand Video
$19.99

Door Hinge and Latch Lubrication Procedures - On Demand Video

With the right grease gun and lubricants you can make your doors close oh so smoothly!

Door hinge lubrication has to be one of the most neglected maintenance items on the older models. I think part of the problem stems from the fact owners don't know how to do it or don't know how to acquire the proper grease gun to lubricate those special fittings on the door hinges.

On Demand Video
Mercedes 201 Chassis Rear Door Panel Removal - On Demand Video Instruction
$9.99

Mercedes 201 Chassis Rear Door Panel Removal - On Demand Video Instruction

Step-by-Step and more!

This video covers the step-by-step VERY detailed procedure for removing the W201 rear door panel, inspecting and lubrication components inside, and replacing the door panel without damage. This is why it is 30 minutes long! Kent really covers the subject in DETAIL!

$92.75

W201 Chassis Hirschmann Universal Replacement Power Antenna Kit

Fits all 201 190E and 190D models 1984 to 1993 with 1 or 2 piece rubber fender grommet (details below)

The Hirschman Universal Antenna is the best economical solution to a failed factory power antenna. They are reliable and not as complicated as the originals.

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.

On Demand Video
Power Tilting Sunroof Motor Removal, Service and Repair - On Demand Video
$14.99

Tilting Sunroof Part 4: Motor Drive Assembly Removal, Service and Repair - On Demand Video

Anytime a cable or motor is damaged the entire assembly must come out and be inspected and cleaned

Kent explains why it is important to to remove and open up the motor assembly anytime you are replacing a damaged cable. On the bench he explains the workings of the motor and transmission and shows close up examples of what each of the different components do.

On Demand Video
Tilting Sunroof Repair
$14.99

Tilting Sunroof Part 2: Tilting Mechanism Service and Repair - On Demand Video

Learn how the tilting arm mechanisms work and how to service, repair and replace them

This is part 2 of a 4 part video series Kent has done on repairing the power tilting sunroofs on the W201 W126 and W124 chassis built from 1986 to 1995. Part 1 covers removal and replacement of the sunroof panel and headliner.

$98.50
Currently out of stock.

Early W126 Sedan Late W123 Sunroof Motor and Drive Assembly - USED

Fits 126 380SE 380SEL 500SEL 300SD 1981 to 1985 with non-tilting sunroof and 123 see below

Good used working sunroof motor removed from W126 300SD with good red clutch adjustment lock nut. Will also work on 1981 to 1985 W123 but the mounting bracking may be different. You can use your exisiting bracket - easy to change.

On Demand Video
$14.99

Manually Operated Sunroof Removal and Service - On Demand Video Manual

Applies directly to all W123 wagons and some 123 sedans and indirectly to other early 111, 108, 114, 115 and 116 models

Manual sunroofs can have problems too. Just like their electrically operated counterparts, most often they will fail due to lack of lubrication. The number one failure point is a broken T handle. Number two is failure of the roof to close properly due to damaged felt feet and plastic slides.

On Demand Video
$6.99

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.

$95.00

Early W201 Power Sunroof Cable - USED

Fits 1984 to 1986 201 with non-tilting sunroof only

Good sunroof cable as shown. Only fits years and models listed. Good cable and good plastic slides. Cable will need to be cleaned and lubricated before installation. For information on cable removal and replacement please refer to the related products below.

$29.95

W123 Power Sunroof Track Felt Feet Slides

Most models 280E 240D 300D 300CD sedan and coupe power roofs 1977 to 1985 (note exceptions)

These are the Genuine Mercedes felt feet (pad or pads ) that most W123 sunroofs slide back and forth on (note - there are some early models that did not use these - inspect your feet before you order! Most wagon manual sunroofs do not use them either - check your roof first.

$24.95

2003 to 2009 W211 E-Class Carbon Active Intake Air Cabin Filter

Will fit all years, but you have to decide which one you want... See video below

There is much confusion concerning this filter. Many owners don't know if they need this combination filter ( both dust and oder) or the white paper element pollen and dust filter ( see related products ). In the end you will need to make the decision.

$138.00
Currently out of stock.

Late W123 Sedan Power Sunroof Cable - USED

For 1981 to 1985 123 sedan 240D 300D and 280E only

Good sunroof cable as shown. Only fits W123 sedan years and models listed. Good cable and good plastic slides. Cable will need to be cleaned and lubricated before installation. For information on cable removal and replacement please refer to the related products below.

$118.00
Currently out of stock.

Early W123 Sedan Power Sunroof Cable - USED

Fits 1977 to 1979 123 240D 300D and 280E only

Good sunroof cable as shown. Only fits years and models listed. Good cable and good plastic slides. Cable will need to be cleaned and lubricated before installation. For information on cable removal and replacement please refer to the related products below.

$178.00
Currently out of stock.

Early W123 Coupe Power Sunroof Cable - USED

For 1978 and 1979 123 Coupe 300CD and 300CE Only

Good sunroof cable as shown. Only fits W123 2 door years and models listed. Good cable and good plastic slides. Cable will need to be cleaned and lubricated before installation. For information on cable removal and replacement please refer to the related products below.

$125.00

Early W126 Short Body Power Sunroof Cable - USED

Fits 1981 to 1985 126 380SE and 300SD only

Good sunroof cable as shown. Only fits years and models of 126 sedans listed. Good cable and good plastic slides. Cable will need to be cleaned and lubricated before installation. For information on cable removal and replacement please refer to the related products below.

$165.00
Currently out of stock.

W114 W115 Sedan Power Sunroof Cable - USED

Fits 1970 to 1976 114 115 sedans only 220D 240D 300D 250 280

Good sunroof cable as shown. Only fits years and models listed. Good cable and good plastic slides. Cable will need to be cleaned and lubricated before installation. For information on cable removal and replacement please refer to the related products below.

$14.95

Non Tilting Sunroof Seal and Glide Replacement Manual

ALL Chassis 111 108 109 114 115 116 123 and 126 to 1985

If you have ever thought about replacing the seals in your sunroof here is a chance to read the manual so you can gauge the difficultly of the job. Seals and other repair parts can be purchased separately at a later date.

$4.95

Service: Precision Linkage and Hinge Oilers ( 2 Pak )

Kent has seen just toooo many problems due to lack of lubrication - particularly engine linkages and hood hinges

Over the years Kent has seen some pretty severe problems due to lack of lubrication. We are talking about hood hinge attach bolts breaking or tearing right out of the fender well (particularly on 123 and 126 chassis).

$37.50

Snap Cap Style Ignition Tumbler Service and Replacement Deluxe Tool Kit w/ Extras

Service or replace your ignition tumbler sitting in your car with Kent's custom tools and FREE detailed video

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

$34.50

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 $$$.

On Demand Video
$3.99

Sunroof Air Dam Removal and Replacement - On Demand Video

Typical for all Mercedes sunroofs with pop-up air deflector panel from the late 1970's to the mid 1990's

In this video Kent covers the removal and replacement procedures for the sunroof air dam or otherwise known as the air deflector. Using a special technique and a plastic trim tool can prevent damage to the plastic clips. He also covers troubleshooting the reasons for improper operation.

On Demand Video
Mercedes Check Strap
$6.99

Mercedes Door Check Strap Diagnosis and Replacement - On Demand Video

Common repair that you can do yourself with minimal tools and mechanical experience

Groaning, snaping and jammed door check straps are a common problem on the older models (up through 1995). This is primarily due to age and lack of lubrication. Newer models will soon start having similar problems. Rain water getting inside the doors is the big killer.

On Demand Video
$15.99

Replacing and Servicing SNAP CAP Style Ignition Key Tumbler Assemblies - On Demand Video

Old version no longer available: Please see new version in related products below

This video is not only going to show you how to remove and replace the “SNAP 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.

$34.95

Door Hinge Complete Lube Kit w/ Video Instructions

Do not neglect the door hinges and latches on your older Benz

Ever wish you could find a good way to lube the door hinges on your old Benz? Maybe you have seen that little fitting wondering what it is, or maybe you have heard there is a special grease gun that can inject grease into that fitting?

$39.95
Currently out of stock.

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.

$58.50
Currently out of stock.

W201 W124 Late W126 Ignition Switch Tumbler w/ Two Keys - No Instructions or Tool

See applicable years and models in description: Kent's installation tool kit and video instructions available separately

TUMBLER ALERT: Be wary about buying these tumblers cheap on sites like eBay and the large car part sellers. Many have manufacturing flaws that are not easy to detect until you install it and then can not turn the key or get it back out.

$98.00

W116 Left Outside Mirror Good Working Condition - USED

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

Good used working mirror. Good tight but easily adjusted mechanism. Above average cosmetic condition but not perfect.  May have some very small nicks in chrome on the back side and hard to see fine scratches on the mirror glass. Does not come with chrome cover or plastic handle.

$5.95

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.

On Demand Video
126 Chassis Sedan Door Panel Removal Procedures - On Demand Video Instruction
$5.99

126 Chassis Sedan Door Panel Removal Procedures - On Demand Video

There are any number of reasons why you may need to remove a door panel

Door panels have to come off when fixing power windows, power seat switches and wiring, door check straps, door latches and locks, and clearing drains. Lubrication is a key factor in preventing premature failure on a number of interior door components. You have to remove the panel to lubricate!

PDF
$9.95

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.

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