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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. 



Late W113, W108, W109, Early R107, Some W114 and W115 Brake Master Cylinder

Please study application notes below: Some chassis are year specific - others are vin number specific - Free master cylinder bleeder kit and complete 30 minute video instructions.
Comes with Kent's full on-demand video on removal, installation and bench bleeding procedure. Brand new brake master cylinder for most of the later 1960's and early 1970's models.

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. 


Late W126 Chassis Sedan and Coupe Front Brake Rotor Set of 2

SPECIAL PURCHASE. Now with anti-corrosive coating. Fits126 years 1986 to 1991

Brand New Rotors as shown. You will receive 2 fronts as shown. 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. Fits 190E and 190D from 1984 to 1986 only! Sold Individually, no instructions.


Brake Master Cylinder Air Bleeding Kit with FULL Video Instructions

This bleeder kit is primarily for bench bleeding in a vise but can also be used to bleed an air-locked master cylinder on the car.

This procedure is a must do anytime you install a new master cylinder or allow fluid to completely leak out of your master cylinder.

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Master Cylinder Removal, Bench Bleeding, and Replacement Instructions - On Demand Video

Covers most master cylinders 1968 to 1995. Learn to do it right with minimal loss of fluid and mess.

In this 30 minute instructional video Kent will use a 1972 300SEL 4.5 to show you how to remove the master cylinder with minimal spillage, how to install the tank and bench bleed a new master cylinder, and how to reinstall it with minimal brake fluid spillage while protecting your car's paint. 


Late 1960s to Late 1970s Brake Master Cylinder Fluid Reservoir - NEW OEM ATE

Fits most 1968 to 1979 models. W108, W109, W113, W114, W115, 116 and R107

If you are looking for a way to really beautify your classic Benz engine compartment this could be it. These hardly ever get changed and most are stained and ugly. This is a genuine OEM part with rubber seals included. MAKE CERTAIN yours matches in size and shape before ordering.


W123 Front Parking Brake Cable

Only one is available. From the dash to the center under the floor. New O.E. Fits 1980 to 1985 W123 300D, 300TD and 280E

Brand new cable as shown. Only one available.


1972 to 1991 Most Models New COATED Rear Brake Brake Caliper Set

Amazing aftermarket quality - why rebuilt when you can buy. new! Complete with PERFORMANCE CERAMIC brake pads and FREE extras. - PDF brake repair manual included FREE of charge.

Fits chassis models W114 W115 W116 R107(except 500SL and 560SL)W123 and W126 ( except 500 series 500SEL, 560SEL, 560SEC) from 1972 to 1991. All those year and Mercedes used the same rear calipers! This is a matching set of left and right rear ATE calipers.


W123 Front Brake Pads with BONUS Sensor Wires

Fit all W123 sedans, coupes, wagons 1977 to 1985. High quality semi-metallic pad set for both sides with four new sensor wires.

Special purchace. New semi-metallic pad set as shown with wires. 


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. 


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.


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!


W123 Parking 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.


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

LAST SET. YES, that is correct. These are BRAND NEW not rebuilt!

You want the best this is it for your W123 restoration project! New in the box with hardware. Hardware includes clips, pins, and new mounting bolts. Also, we include premium ceramic pads and brake pad grease. The suggested retail is $453 each.


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.


1981 to 1985 W126 300SD Rebuilt LOADED Front Brake Calipers.

Loaded calipers. Free sensor wires are included. NO CORE CHARGE OR RETURN: Complete with Ceramic brake pads - BONUS - free brake manual!

Also fits  Early W126 280SE, 380SE, 380SEL, and 500SEL only during the years listed. These DO NOT fit the W 126 SEC coupes. PDF brake repair manual included FREE of charge.


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

NO CORE CHARGE - high quality set - FOR 240D 300D 300CD 300TD 280E 280CE 1977 TO 1985 - FREE PDF Brake repair manual

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.


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, all 1979 to 1985 R107, and all 1981 to 1991 W126 models (both coupes and sedans). 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!  :-)


BRAND NEW Ate Loaded Rear Brake Caliper Set Right and Left

Fits 1972 to 1991 with exceptions. Only three sets are available! Chassis models W114 W115 W116 W123 R107 (except 500SL and 560SL) 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 ATE!  They are not rebuilt. 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 no any W201 or W124. 

Currently out of stock.

Full Brake Caliper Rebuild Kit for W110, W113, W111, W108, W109, W114, W115 1964 to 1976

COVERS MOST MODELS EARLY 1960'S TO MID 1970'S: ATE and BENDIX calipers only. Over 70 minutes of detailed video instruction included.

Most calipers on the older classics need help. They may "work" but often the pistons are not moving freely, causing uneven pad wear and excessive rotor wear. We have found that almost all brake calipers can be "rebuilt." The exception is those that have been subjected to SEVERE road salt.

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Using Our Pressure Brake Bleeder and Capture Tank - On Demand Video

Kent walks you through a full brake fluid flush on a W126 Mercedes showing all the tips and tricks to do it right yourself.

This is a full 25-minute step-by-step instructional video on how to properly flush or bleed your brake system using our pressure brake bleeder and fluid capture tank.

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Emergency / Parking Brake Shoe Installation w/ Ease - On Demand Video

Requires Kent's special tool to take the pain out of this job! These are the instructions only.

Kent came up with this kit because of all the times he replaced e-brake shoes only to end up with battered knuckles and extreme headaches. This video is included free with the purchase of the toolkit.

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Removing Rusty Bolts, Nuts and Fittings with Kent's Rust Buster Tool - On Demand Video

You can not believe how well this works - Let high speed vibration do the work - Save knuckles, frustration and money!

This video is intended to be used as instructions when purchasing Kent's Rust Buster Tool. It can be viewed separately but you will need the tool to apply the principles. This video is included free of charge when purchasing the tool. See related products below:


3 in I Emergency Brake Install Tool w/ Extras Including Video Instructions

Save Your Sanity: This is a must have tool if you are replacing emergency / parking brake shoes!

One day Kent "finally had it!" Replacing parking brake shoes was always a dreaded job. As he thought about it he realized the frustration was mostly due to the hassle of getting all the holding springs on and off. So he set out to develop a new tool.


Front Brake Pad Sensor Wire Removal and Replacement Tool

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

Have you ever tried to get those old stuck pad sensors off your front calipers? Have you had much success doing it without damaging at least one wire? Kent has had the same frustration over the years so finally designed a custom tool for the job.

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Brake Pad and Caliper Service Instructions - On Demand Video

Kent demonstrates his recommended 2 year brake pad and caliper inspection and service procedures - applies also when installing new brake pads!

These are the instructions that come with Kent's brake pad and brake caliper service kit. It is possible to make your own service kit by watching this video. To purchase the kit see related products below. To learn more about the importance of this kit watch the video below: