Special Tools

Fine imported and purpose-built tools for the professional restorer, collector, and hobbyist.

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  • Allen Key for 123ignition and Bosch Distributors

    Allen Key for 123ignition and Bosch Distributors

    $10.00

    This US-made metric ball-end hex key fits distributor mounting bolts in Mercedes-Benz engines and the rotary switch access port on fixed-curve 123ignition units.

  • Lift Bar Tool for 300SL

    Lift Bar Tool for 300SL

    $150.00

    An essential tool for all 300SL owners and service providers. Easily and safely raise the front end of 300SL Gullwing and 300SL Roadster cars. Our purpose-built lift bar tool mounts easily into tubular frame members, and provides a solid lifting surface for standard floor jacks. Assembles and installs in minutes; stores in trunk. Our exclusive, purpose-built tool, made in Wisconsin, USA.

  • Metric/DIN Thread Restoring File

    Metric/DIN Thread Restoring File

    $125.00

    This fine metric thread restoring file is an essential tool for maintaining and restoring proper threads on the wide range of specialized threaded fasteners used in classic European automobiles. By Elora GmbH of Remscheid, Germany. Useful for reconditioning threads on a range of metric and DIN fasteners. Thread pitches range from 080 to 300. Supplied in a purpose-built protective sleeve.

  • Pin Wrench for Door Handle Collars

    Pin Wrench for Door Handle Collars

    $30.00

    This fine European-made metric pin spanner is needed to correctly tighten and release the retaining collars on door handles in a range of 1950s and early 1960s Mercedes models (including W186 300, 300b, and 300c; W188 300S and 300Sc; W189 300d; W198 300SL Gullwing and Roadster). Solid precision construction by GEDORE GmbH of Remscheid, Germany.

  • Vacuum Test Fitting - Closed

    Vacuum Test Fitting – Closed

    $50.00

    Our exclusive. These purpose-built test fittings replace the standard banjo bolt at the mixture controller of models 300d and 300SL, providing a secure port to the vacuum control circuit. We supply two versions:

    • Open, with pass-through fitting which allows live monitoring of the vacuum circuit for testing and tuning of the fuel injection pump.
    • Closed, for testing the integrity of the vacuum circuit and injection pump diaphragm with the engine off.

    Sold individually or as a set of two.

  • Vacuum Test Fitting - Open

    Vacuum Test Fitting – Open

    $50.00

    Our exclusive. These purpose-built test fittings replace the standard banjo bolt at the mixture controller of models 300d and 300SL, providing a secure port to the vacuum control circuit. We supply two versions:

    • Open, with pass-through fitting which allows live monitoring of the vacuum circuit for testing and tuning of the fuel injection pump.
    • Closed, for testing the integrity of the vacuum circuit and injection pump diaphragm with the engine off.

    Sold individually or as a set of two.

  • Wooden Handled Chrome Brush

    Wooden Handled Chrome Brush

    $5.00

    These are the best tools we have found for precise cleaning and detailing of chrome parts. Their soft brass bristles easily remove surface corrosion, rust, and dirt from chrome-plated items without marring their finish. While ideal on used and older chrome trim, use of chrome brushes should be avoided on freshly chromed or aluminum trim. 3.5″ in length. Wooden handle. Imported.