There were two different methods posted in the past for how to replace that
pesky center vent vacuum pod on a W123, *without* pulling the dash.
Dim dash at night? Cleaned the bezel, replaced the potentiometer have no bulbs and it's still
dim? Solid state electronics to the rescue!
Removing the door panels is the same in almost all Mercedes. Here's how to do it.
Then you need Leatherique. Here's my experiences with it. I'd never use anything else on any leather, period.
If you're 25 year old leather Mercedes seats aren't cracked they're probably Mb-Tex, a weird kind of vinyl Mercedes uses that seems indestructable and looks and acts and feels somuch like leather is foola many people. Here's how to take care of it.
Eww, what's that smell Has this car been sitting for a while?
Another article, in greatee detail, about wood refinishing. This is a PDF file; you'll need Adobe Acrobat to read it (but it's worth it)
Red is the worst. Ask anybody. That's what they'll tell you. They always say that. Yup.
Just ask anybody round these parts, they'll tell ya. Everybody round here knows that. Uh-huh, yessir.
This article is for a 116 window regulators but is generally applicable to other Mercedes parts.
VArious articles about Mercedes seats can be found by clicking this link.
It isn't an easy job.
The hack way is to drill into the keyhole of the tumbler until you have destroyed the lock pin.
The better way is outlined here.
How to get better, more clear sound in the cabin.
Mercedes automatic door locking systems are vacuum operated. Here's how to troubleshoot them.
Sned it to a pro. But, if you have the time and patience you can do a pretty decent job yourself. Here's how.