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DJ Rabbi's "Build" Thread

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I sold my CLS55 back in 2014 but regretted doing such. I finally got out of my Lexus and lease and pulled the trigger on a CLS550. Magno Grey paint. Below are my plans and mods. I will update pics accordingly as I go along.

Plans:
CLS63 Turbo Upgrades
ECU Tune
Paint matching side markers
Lowering Module -29MM front / -32MM rear- DONE
Verde Axis / Continental DWS - DONE
Spacers 10MM FRONT / 20MM REAR - DONE
E63 AMG Exhaust - DONE
Resonator Delete
Window Tint 35%- DONE
Tail Light Tint
Gloss black exterior trim
Gloss black interior trim
Gloss black roof
Gloss black mirrors
Backup camera Upgrade
10.25 Android screen Upgrade
Door pins - DONE
Shaved rear emblems





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Following....interested on spacers. Not very familiar with what’s in play and def do not want to worry about negatively affecting any handling characteristics. Congrats on the buy.
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Congrats on the new car mang, gorgeous color on it!!
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Looking good. Tell me more about the exhaust... What did you change exactly? Where did you get the parts? Cost?
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I got the E63 exhaust and it welded right up. Total cost with install was $700
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I got the E63 exhaust and it welded right up. Total cost with install was $700
Sorry for the questions... but details man!

Where did you get it from? At what point did you connect it to the stock system? Any change in sound or sounds the same?

Also what diffuser are you using? Where did you get it from.
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Massive improvements already! Looks great.

Im also interested in your exhaust setup. Is it a full system or just mufflers? How did you fit the quad tips with the stock diffuser?
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Sorry for the questions... but details man!

Where did you get it from? At what point did you connect it to the stock system? Any change in sound or sounds the same?

Also what diffuser are you using? Where did you get it from.
I have a source of AMG exhausts so it varies on pricing but usually around $750-$800 but I got lucky since mine was scratched up a lot so I got a cheaper price. Chopped off 4-5 inches from the stock muffler. It sounds a little more aggressive, but overall sounds the same to me at least. It is a stock diffuser from the stealership. It fits PERFECTLY to the stock AMG style rear bumper.
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The wheel and tire combination fit perfect on you car with the lowering. Could you share with us about what size of wheel, offset and tire you put on your car?

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The wheel and tire combination fit perfect on you car with the lowering. Could you share with us about what size of wheel, offset and tire you put on your car?

Harry
I went with 19s so I can run them all year round with all season tires.

19x8.5 ET 25 255/35/19
19x9.5 ET 28 285/35/19
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Car is looking great DJ. Look forward to seeing her finished if there is such a thing, lol.
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You wasted no time at all DJ, getting this build rolling.
Man, I feel really slow now.
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I went with 19s so I can run them all year round with all season tires.

19x8.5 ET 25 255/35/19
19x9.5 ET 28 285/35/19

The wheels look perfectly flash with the fender. Is this offset you mention (25 front and 35 rear) with or without the 10mm front and 20mm rear spacers?
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The wheels look perfectly flash with the fender. Is this offset you mention (25 front and 35 rear) with or without the 10mm front and 20mm rear spacers?
Front has 10MM spacer with a ET35 wheel and rear is 48MM wheel with 20MM spacer
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Coming along nicely djrabbi ... how reliable and responsive is the android unit? and is that the RW Carbon Renntech Style spoiler, an ebay one, or the overpriced renntech one lol? How was installation?
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Coming along nicely djrabbi ... how reliable and responsive is the android unit? and is that the RW Carbon Renntech Style spoiler, an ebay one, or the overpriced renntech one lol? How was installation?
android is pretty nice and cheap eBay one lol. Install wasn’t too bad
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Great looking car!!! I just got my gloss black emblem star installed in the back trunk and debadged my cls550 black on black. I'm hoping to get a paint correction next haven't decided which ceramic coating to go with either ceramic pro or opticoat.
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