Hard to find brand new center chrome strip for plastic front grill insert.
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Hard to find brand new center chrome strip for plastic front grill insert.
One of the handiest wrenches you can own! This double reversing ratcheting S wrench can save the day! Works great for 17 mm nuts like on bumpers and alternator brackets and the 15 mm can work on some hard to get to flex disk bolts.
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.
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.
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?
Are you tired of windshield washers sprayers that done spray straight or don't spray at all. If you can hear the pump running but no fluid is coming out the nozzles it could be the nozzle holes are plugged with dirt.
"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!
Purchase together and save $$$$. Ever wish you could get rid of the annoying wiper scratches on your front windshield (or rear hatch glass if you have a rear wiper)?
Ever wish you could get rid of the annoying wiper scratches on your front windshield (or rear hatch glass if you have a rear wiper)? How about those fine scratches in your side windows caused by dirt in the scrapers with rolling the windows up and down.
This video will take you step by step through the process of using our glass polish kit with a multitool to remove those fine scratches from your windshield or rear hatch glass. It also works great for polishing the water and acid rain out of any glass, including shower doors!
In this short video Kent will show you how he first tests the sunroof drains for blockage and then how he goes about cleaning out any blockage.
Fits 1981 to 1985 126 300SD. Removed from car with original paint. There are a few scratches and nicks but NO clear coat deterioration. If you have a sticking, rusty or ugly sunroof panel this is the one you want.
Color is Lapis Blue.
A good set of rings for the price as shown. Will fit right or left headlight. No dents.
If you need replacement under headlight trim pieces for your 1985 and older 126 sedans or would like to get rid of your headlight wipers and not have a hole showing in the trim, here are the parts you need. These are recent new replacements and were painted Mercedes silver.
Seal excellent no cracks or tears in rubber. Sits on the lip just forward of the wiper arms.
Good used fuel door - no rust original yellow manilla beige factory paint. with good decal as shown.
Good used working power window regulator as shown. Slightly bent frame with very small one inch crack but still working ok. IF you lube this real well and use with care should last for a long time. These are getting very hard to find for the early 123’s. You should pick up one for a spare.
Good used working power window regulator as shown. Pretty straight with minimal teeth wear. These are getting very hard to find for the early 123’s. You should pick up one for a spare. This will NOT fit the 300CD or 280CE coupes.
Good used rear handle with working lock tumlber and one key. License plate lights included as shown. No gasket.
On older Mercedes spot rust can be a hidden problem under side moulding trim, under fenders and rocker panels and inside the bottom edges of doors.
If your key is stuck or sticking we recommend you consider buying a new steering lock and key w/tumbler assembly to solve the problem completely.
Excellent used and tested complete sunroof cable drive assembly as shown with rubber drive coupling. Mounting plate not included. For into a later 114 or 115 sedan.
Very nice jack as shown. Fits all 123 and 1981 to 1985 126 chassis. Factory original has 123 part number stamped on it
Exceptional new air dam assembly as shown. In plastic no shop wear. Does not include spring clips to mount. Must be pulled from a good used assembly.
Includes good stud attachment and correct spacer for mount.
Mercedes 108, 109, 114, 115, 116, 123, 126, 124 and 201 chassis window trim has a super strong anodized coating that is imperious to hand polishing but still can oxidize when exposed to harsh environmental elements.
126 sedan hood hinges are prone to problems when not lubricated and they are a common failure part. When these seize up due to rust the pin in the pivot joints will just break! The locking lever can also be damaged by rough and improper handling.
This carpet wetness is such a common problem on the W123 chassis that Kent decided to shot a short video explaining how to troubleshoot where the leak is coming from. He will point out the three potential areas for leaks and show how to use water to find the source.
If you are interested to see how easy it is to install a new hood pad, this video will let you see Kent demonstrate the process step-by-step. If you have purchased one of our hood pad kits, then this video can help you get your new pad lined up and installed properly.
Excellent used brite aluminum vent grill and non rusty screen as shown.
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.
Matching set of working front outside door handles. Good working conditon. Key works in both handles. Sorry only one key available but you can have a locksmith make an additional key.
Very good used stainless wiper arm set. Hinges not worn out. Good spines.
The side trim strips beginning with the W108 Chassis in 1965 and ending with the 123 chassis in 1985 were all held to the body with the same method.
How many bent or deformed trunk lid emblems have you seen on older Mercedes? Getting them on and off is not difficult, but if you want to get them on and off without bending the soft emblem or scratching the paint on the lid - well that takes some finesse!
Is your driver side or right side manual adjusting mirror getting difficult to adjust? Is the mechanism broken or will not hold adjustment? Does the mirror glass need replacing? Repairing these types of problems is definitely something you can do yourself!
Here is a chance to deck out your Benz this Holiday Season, or give as a gift to the Mercedes fan! How awesome is this for some real Christmas decor! Kent found these and just had to have them to offer to our customers for the holiday season. Available here in a GREEN/RED combination.
For all 111, 112, 108, 109, 114, 115, 107, 116, 123, 126 and 201 chassis (Non tilting roofs up through 1986). Do you have a power sunroof that is working poorly or maybe not at all?
This kit includes a New Mercedes OEM fuel tank filter screen along with a special tool I have made to remove and install it. It will sure save you the time and expense of running out and buying a great big Allen wrench.
FITS THE FOLLOWING: all 126 chassis SEDANS from 1981 to 1991, including 300SD 380SE 380SEL 500SEL . Are you tired of the water leaks into the trunk and rear carpet area? Windows all fog up when you get in the car in the morning. Sick of that musty smell in the trunk and cabin.
Adjusting the power tilting sunroof is not difficult if you have the right knowledge and a couple alignment pin tools. Adjustment is not usually needed if the sunroof is working properly.
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.
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.
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.
When working under a Benz having the right equipment to put the car and hold it safely up in the air is very important. Always think safety, and the type of equipment and how it is used plays the key role in keeping you safe.
In this 10 minute video class Kent shows you what you should initially look for when checking out an older Mercedes for sale. He routinely does a quick 3 to 5 minute walk around to determine if the car passes his priority three part test.
Those three areas on inspection are:
Why would you need to remove a fuel tank? If it is heavily rusted or contaminated sometimes it is just easier to find a good used fuel tank and replace it. Trying to clean a heavily gummed up fuel tank is a real challenge.