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Dragging Brake Dust - On Demand Video

Testing for and Troubleshooting Causes of Dragging / Sticking Brakes - On Demand Video

Could be multiple causes - don't assume it is a bad caliper!

Old cars and brake issues go hand in hand. Especially if the car is not driving very often. Brake problems usually first show up as “dragging” or sticking brakes. If this issue is not dealt with immediately it can lead to serious problem including the car catching on fire. 



Frozen Brake Caliper Piston Removal Pump Adapter Hose

Only works with Mercedessource Injector Pressure Tester - FREE VIDEO INSTRUCTIONS

This is a must-have if you attempting a caliper rebuild on one with stuck pistons. If you own one of our injector pressure testers here is a great add-on that will allow you to use the tester to remove stuck pistons from old brake calipers.

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Mercedes Brake Caliper Removal - On Demand Video

Brake Caliper Rebuilding Part 1: How to Remove Frozen Pistons From Brake Calipers - On Demand Video

Part 1 of 3 Parts: For Mercedes brake calipers from the early 1960's to the late 1990's

You can save a lot of money if you can rebuild your old brake calipers, especially on some older models. If you can just get the pistons out of the housings, most calipers are rebuildable, unless they have been subject to road salt or have sat exposed to the weather for years without use.

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Mercedes Front Rotor Removal - On Demand Video

Removing the Front Brake Rotor from the Bearing Hub - On Demand Video

Kent will show you some tips on how to remove and replace that front rotor on the older model front hubs

Installing new front rotors on older model Mercedes requires that you remove the rotor from the bearing hub and bolt the new rotor back on. Sounds easy right? Sometimes not! The bolts are on very tight and often take a lot of torque to remove. How do you hold the break rotor while doing this?


SPECIAL PURCHASE CERAMIC Rear Brake Pads - Most Models 1968 to 1991

FREE CERAMIC BRAKE GREASE. Full set for left and right rear calipers. Fits R107 W108 W109 W111 W113 W114 W115 W116 W123 and W126 chassis - NOT for 201 or 124 Chassis

FITS THE FOLLOWING: all W107, W108, 109, W111, W113, W114, W115, W116, W123 and W126 chassis from 1969 to 1991. See models listed below. NOTE: Four pads included for both sides of rear axle. Tired of excess brake dust and poor performance during heavy braking? These are amazing brake pads.


Pressure Brake Bleeder

As of Jan. 2020 this pressure tank can now perform a cooling system pressure leak test as well . Kent's 2-in-1 invention. See below to purchase the pressure testing cap.

When used for bleeding or flushing your brake system, a single person can do a rapid fluid flush!  No mess and very efficient. Will work on all Mercedes from 1968 to 1995 - Also select 1960's models and most later chassis up to 2006 see list below: 25-minute video instructions are now included.


Genuine Brake Pad Paste ( 2 Pack )

Applicable for all models with disk brakes

There are other brands of brake pad anti-squeal paste on the market, but for me the factory Mercedes paste has proven to be the most effective. It simply stays in place and holds up better over the long haul.

Mercedes Brake Pad Sensor Wires Set of 8

Mercedes Brake Pad Sensor Wires Set of 8

Fits the Following: All 107,116,123 and 126 Chassis from 1973-1991.

This is a set of 8 Front brake pad sensor wires. The front brakes require two per side. Nice to have spares on hand!


Twin Chamber Brake Fluid Capture Bottle

The best way to flush your brake system fast without creating a mess in the process!

Born out of frustration this twin chamber plastic bottle has solved two of Kent's biggest head aches when brake bleeding or flushing brake systems.


Brake Bleeding Equipment and Procedures by Kent Bergsma

Applies to all models and chassis listed below:

This 12 page instructional booklet by Kent Bergsma (8.5x11 page size) covers brake bleeding equipment and procedures for all model Mercedes from the mid 1950s to the mid 1990s. This covers chassis Ponton 110 111 112 113 108 109 114 115 116 107 116 123 126 201 and 124.


Complete Pressure Brake Bleeding and Flushing Kit w/ Instructions

For use on most Mercedes from 1968 to 2004(6) See List - UPS Ground Shipping ONLY! - 25 minute Video instructions now included

For use on most Mercedes from 1969 to 2006 (see exceptions below)- UPS Ground Shipping ONLY! Buy the complete kit and save $$. This is almost everything you need to do a fast, clean and efficient brake fluid flush on your older Mercedes Benz passenger car.


107 116 123 126 Front Brake Pad Wear Sensor wires x 4

Plan to have to change these every time you change pads. Even if they look good they often break upon removal.

Fits the Following: All 107,116,123 and 126 Chassis from 1973-1991. PLEASE NOTE. These do not work on the W201 or the W124 chassis. 

210 Chassis Front Brake Rotor

210 Chassis Front Brake Rotor

Fits all models 1996 to 2002 Anti corrosive coating





Late 126 Chassis Front Brake Rotor

Models from 1986 to 1991

Brand New Rotor, made by OP PARTS. Sold Individually.

Fits all 126 Chassis Gasoline and Diesel, from 1986 to 1991. Specifically 300SDL 300SE 300SEL 350SD 350SDL 420SEL 560SEL 560SEC.

Early 201 Chassis Front Brake Rotor

Early 201 Chassis Front Brake Rotor

Fits190E 2.3 and 190D 2.2 from 1984 to 1986

Brand new Front brake Rotor, made by Meyle. Fits 190E and 190D from 1984 to 1986 only! Sold Individually, no instructions.


123 Chassis Front Brake Rotor

With Special Anti Corrosive Coating - Wont rust like other rotors

High Quality new Front brake rotor. You will really appreciate the quality of this rotor. Anti corrosive coating at the factory prevents the center part of the rotor from rusting. Fits all models 123 sedans, coupes and wagons 1977 to 1985 right or left side, 240D 300CD 300D 300TD.


Front and Rear Wheel Hub Corrosion Cleaning Pad by 3M

Pad only. Will require Velcro holding pad and drill

Kent has tried a lot of different products to get the corrosion of the brake and wheel mounting hubs but this is his favorite.

You will need a quick release velcro type holding pad that you can attach to your drill (as shown below). These are readily available at most hardware stores.


1968 to 1991 Most Models Parking Brake Shoe Replacement Kit with Extras

Kent's special tool and video instructions included. See applicable chassis and model list below BEFORE ordering.

Emergency brake shoe maintenance is often neglected because the rear brake disc / rotor has to be removed to inspect and repair them. If the car has ever been driven a long distance with the emergency brake on, expect problems.


Early W123 Non Turbo Front Brake Hose Set with Instructions

For all 1977 to 1980 240D 300D 300CD 240TD 300TD 280E and 280CE

One of the most often neglected maintenance items we see even when brake work has been done at a shop. These should just be replaced every 15 years for better performance and to reduce excessive brake pad and rotor wear. 


Heavy Duty Brake Caliper Hanger Set of 2

The color will prevent you from leaving on your Benz!

These are great and can be used on very heavy calipers attached to multiple places. Make brake work easy and protect your hoses and sensor wiring.


Do-It-Right DIY Brake Repair Accessory Kit

You want your brake job done right with results that will last and prevent future brake squeal, brake shimmy, and poor pedal response? This is what you need!

Whether your just changing pads, hoses, or doing a complete brake system overhaul, the items we include in this DIY will guarantee the job gets done with no mistakes, minimum frustration, and lasting results. There is no other kit like this anywhere.


Late W123 Front Brake Squeal / Shimmy DIY Repair Kit with Advanced Instructions

For 1981 to 1985 123 sedans, coupes and wagons. Includes free full PDF brake repair manual.

From our experience, it seems like front brakes are more often neglected than the rears - especially the rotors. Of course, fronts usually wear faster, but it could also be due to the difficulty and the time it takes to replace fronts as opposed to rears. Kent will make it easier. and less.


W123 Coated Front Brake Rotors - Special Purchase

Includes TWO rotors as shown. Fit all 123 models 1977 to 1985. For pads and calipers see related products below.

These are super nice front rotors with a special black coating on the none wear surfaces to reduce rusting. In our tests, these rotors will hold up better with less wear that ATE rotors. We were able to get a special price from our supplier and are passing it on to you.


MBZ Brake Systems Complete Repair Manual - PDF Download

Covers 1965-1995 Mercedes Benz Brake Component Replacement

This manual is a complete guide for all brake component replacement for all 1965-1995 Mercedes Benz cars. It will help you identify common signs of trouble, inspecting brake components, and replacing major brake components - a necessity for any DIY brake job on your Mercedes Benz!

Currently out of stock.

W123 Emergency Brake Cable Junction and Adjustment Assembly - USED

For almost all W123 sedans, coupes and wagons. If you have a 1976 to 1978 model 123 be sure to confirm picture matches before ordering.

This unit is located under the approximate middle of the car. A set screw in the arm allows you to adjust the travel of your emergency brake pedal. Often these get very rusty which makes it impossible to adjust and may even bind up and lock your emergency brake shoes.

Currently out of stock.

1979 to 1985 R107 Loaded Front Rebuilt Caliper Set w/ Extras

Fits VERY LATE 450SL 450SLC 1979 and 1980 only and all 380SL and 380SLC from 1981 to 1985

These can really help your old R107 stop quicker and smoother. If the calipers have not been changed in the last 15 years you can almost guarantee leakage and or seizing pistons that can lead to overheating damage.


Engine Coolant and Brake Fluid DIY at Home Test Strips - 3 Pak

Check the condition and performance of these important fluids in just a few minutes

From Kent's experience engine coolant and brake fluid are the most neglected fluid maintenance items on older Mercedes. He knows it can be a pain to change them every two to three years, but if you don't it is going to cost you dearly.


BRAND NEW Ate RIGHT Rear Brake Caliper with Hardware

SPECIAL PURCHASE SOON GONE FOREVER. Fits chassis models W114 W115 W116 Most R107 W123 and Most W126 ONLY from 1968 to 1991 (Does NOT FIT the 500SL, 500SEL, 500SEC, 560SL, 560SEL, or 560SEC)

That is right - this is brand new - NOT rebuilt. It fits the passenger side rear wheel ONLY. The caliper comes with new pad mounting hardware and new bolts. These will soon be gone forever... Special price limited to stock on hand. Sorry, we do not have the left side.

Currently out of stock.

1968 TO 1991 Most Models Rear Brake Rotor Set - Used

This set has only about 2000 miles on it. Some surface rust on non braking surfaces as usually. Very good condition.

No scoring or edge wear. This is the actual set you will receive.

Currently out of stock.

1977 to 1985 W123 NEW ATE LOADED Front Brake Caliper Set w/ Extras

YES, that is correct. These are BRAND NEW not rebuilt! You will not see these available much longer. These fit the front on the 240D 300D 300CD 300TD 280E 280CE 1977 TO 1985

You want the best this is it! New in the box with hardware. Hardware includes clips, pins, and new mounting bolts. Also, we include premium ceramic pads and brake pad grease. Suggested retail is $453 each. We only have a few sets and they may be nearing the end of production by ATE. 

Currently out of stock.

1972 to 1991 Most Models REBUILT Loaded Rear Brake Brake Caliper Set

NO CORE CHARGE: Complete with PERFORMANCE CERAMIC brake pads and extras. Fits chassis models W114 W115 W116 R107(except 500SL and 560SL) W123 and W126 ( except 500 series 500SEL, 560SEL, 560SEC) from 1972 to 1991 - also will not fit W201 or W124

Matching set of left and right rear ATE rebuilt calipers.


1977 TO 1991 Most Models Premium Ceramic Front Brake Pads w/ Ceramic Paste

Fits 1977 to 1985 W123 and 1979 to 1991 W116 R107 W126 models ONLY. If you are not sure of your model application please email BEFORE ordering. DOES NOT fit W124 or W201 chassis.

High quality ceramic front brake pads complete with ceramic brake pad grease to lube the pins, slides and the backside of the pads. 


R107 380SL and W126 300SD ZIMMERMAN FRONT Brake Rotors - Set of Two

Made in Germany. Unbelievable quality and superb rust prevention coating.

These are simply the best for your old Benz. They fit all W126 300SD and R107 380SL from 1981 to 1985. They also will fit the W126 380SE, 380SEL, and 500SEL from 1981 to 1985. Very heavy to ship. Watch the video below to see why these are Kent's favorites.


1978 to 1985 300SD Plus Others Rebuilt LOADED Front Brake Calipers.

Late W116 and Early W126 280SE, 450SEL, 300SD, 380SEL, 500SEL only during the years listed. These DO NOT fix the W 126 SEC coupes.

These can really help your old Benz stop quicker and smoother. If the calipers have not been changed in the last 15 years you can almost guarantee leakage and or seizing pistons that can lead to overheating damage.

Currently out of stock.

1977 to 1985 W123 Rebuilt LOADED Front Brake Caliper Set w/ Extras

NO CORE CHARGE - NO CORE RETURN - FOR 240D 300D 300CD 300TD 280E 280CE 1977 TO 1985

Newly rebuilt driver and passenger side front calipers WITH NEW CERAMIC ( low dust ) brake pads. Fits all W123 chassis 240D 300D 300CD 300TD 280E 280CE 1977 to 1985. Please note there is NO HASSLE CORE CHARGE.

Currently out of stock.

BREMBO 1977 TO 1991 Select Models Premium Ceramic Front Brake Pads - Full Set of 4 Pads

Kent's favorite pads: Fits 1977 to 1985 W123 and 1979 to 1991 W116 R107 W126 models ONLY. If you are not sure of your model application please email BEFORE ordering.

You want superior stopping performance as well as minimum brake dust on your wheels - then these pads are what you want. Watch the video below - they are also really pretty!  :-)


ZIMMERMAN 1968 TO 1991 Most Models Rear Brake Rotor Set - The Best!

Kent's favorite and look what they fit: W113 ( 280SL) W108 W109 R107 W114 W115 W116 W123 and W126 only. READ CAREFULLY: These do NOT fit the W201 or W124 chassis from 1984 to 1995!

You want the best for your classic Benz (see applicable models in the sub-title above). Special anti-rust Z coating, long-lasting and runs super true. Set of two REAR rotors fit right or left. Watch the video below.


ZIMMERMAN W123 Front Brake Rotor Set of 2 - Special Coating

Fits 1977 to 1985 240D 300D 300TD 300CD 280E and 280CE

You want the best for your W123. Special anti-rust Z coating, long-lasting and runs super true. Set of two front rotors fit right or left. Watch the video below. Limited supply.


BRAND NEW Ate Loaded Rear Brake Caliper Set Right and Left

Fits ONLY these models Fits chassis models W114 W115 W116 R107(except 500SL and 560SL) W123 and W126 ( except 500 series 500SEL. 560SEL, 560SEC) from 1972 to 1991 - also will not fit W201 or W124

That is right - these are new!  They are not rebuilts. The calipers come with a new set of ceramic brake pads and a small container of ceramic brake pad grease. These will soon be gone forever... Just remember these will not fit any of the 500 series R126 or R107.