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Forum: W211 AMG
05-03-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,069
Posted By E55Greasemonkey

The dealership has a special, and heavy,...

The dealership has a special, and heavy, butt-and-legs shaped weight that is used to calibrate it..in stages. Also make sure your seat is not all the way back or all the way forward. Somewhere just...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-09-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,037
Posted By E55Greasemonkey

Avoid the TCU tune. You'll have clunky and...

Avoid the TCU tune. You'll have clunky and annoying non-Mercedes shift qualities and won't gain any performance.
Forum: W211 AMG
03-27-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,275
Posted By E55Greasemonkey

I'm pretty sure BaT will not take it, mostly they...

I'm pretty sure BaT will not take it, mostly they like low mileage cars. I'm not really a fan of them. They refused my friend's mint 2009 ML63 with 89k miles. He sold it locally a week later at the...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-26-2019, 11:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,275
Posted By E55Greasemonkey

With that kind of mileage expect $11k-$15k as a...

With that kind of mileage expect $11k-$15k as a realistic number.
Forum: W211 AMG
01-18-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 482
Posted By E55Greasemonkey

You can reset the head unit to clear all the old...

You can reset the head unit to clear all the old data- it's somewhere in the settings menu.
Forum: W211 AMG
12-16-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,489
Posted By E55Greasemonkey

They stick out further than the factory E55...

They stick out further than the factory E55 wheels. Some like the look, some don't.
Forum: W211 AMG
11-18-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,424
Posted By E55Greasemonkey

After running my single-pass intercooler for four...

After running my single-pass intercooler for four years, and no real benefit noticed, I finally got around to replacing it with a stock one. I had a lot of problems, which ended up getting worse when...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-06-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 457
Posted By E55Greasemonkey

Radiator was not a recall.There was a technical...

Radiator was not a recall.There was a technical bulletin issued about the glycol contamination for several different models sometime I think in the early to mid 2000's.
Forum: W211 AMG
11-05-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 457
Posted By E55Greasemonkey

This ^^^^ ...and torque converter shudder is the...

This ^^^^ ...and torque converter shudder is the first thing to present itself when the trans. fluid gets contaminated with glycol. You cannot see the glycol in the trans. fluid in the early stages,...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-02-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By E55Greasemonkey

I've re-used mine several times without a...

I've re-used mine several times without a problem. Use some silicone spray, wd-40, etc. so it doesn't get pinched when installing.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-24-2018, 10:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 473
Posted By E55Greasemonkey

ASP also makes a 175mm. They provide a smaller...

ASP also makes a 175mm. They provide a smaller water pump pulley for clearance and it looks like theirs in the photo, I'd have to look at mine to be sure.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-13-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 429
Posted By E55Greasemonkey

Take the belt off and run the engine a few...

Take the belt off and run the engine a few seconds to see if the noise goes away.
Forum: W211 AMG
09-18-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By E55Greasemonkey

It has the plastic cover underneath. If you...

It has the plastic cover underneath. If you carefully remove the rubber cover without destroying it, you can simply put it back in place, it kind of wraps around the plastic cover and holds itself in...
Forum: W211 AMG
09-06-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 517
Posted By E55Greasemonkey

Yes, check your central gateway for water...

Yes, check your central gateway for water intrusion caused by condensation dripping from the far left driver's AC vent. It's attached to the driver's underdash panel. Here's a helpful hint: unclip...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-12-2018, 10:24 PM
Forum: W211 AMG
06-13-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,160
Posted By E55Greasemonkey

Make sure the tires are good- check for wear on...

Make sure the tires are good- check for wear on the inside edges. Also be aware the crankshaft position sensor can fail in high heat now that it's summer time, if it's original. Also the intercooler...
Forum: W211 AMG
12-04-2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 540
Posted By E55Greasemonkey

There "were" some replica 18" E55 wheels being...

There "were" some replica 18" E55 wheels being sold. OEwheelsllc.com used to sell them. I bought a set.
...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-16-2017, 10:27 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 11,722
Posted By E55Greasemonkey

My 82mm TB gave me 25whp on the dyno, .1 sec and...

My 82mm TB gave me 25whp on the dyno, .1 sec and 1mph increase in the 1/4 mile. Sure felt like a lot more though!
Forum: W211 AMG
09-30-2017, 08:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,068
Posted By E55Greasemonkey

"Check this out! The internet told me how to put...

"Check this out! The internet told me how to put it in dyno mode!!!"

:smash:
Forum: W211 AMG
07-27-2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,503
Posted By E55Greasemonkey

Spraying pre-sc provides ZERO cooling no matter...

Spraying pre-sc provides ZERO cooling no matter the size. It will,however, increase your boost a little.
Stay away from the D.O. braided lines. The internal crimp fittings will rust, clogging your...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-11-2016, 11:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,716
Posted By E55Greasemonkey

What happens is the stop in the case breaks and...

What happens is the stop in the case breaks and doesn't allow the motor to learn it's position. To close the vent manually you'd have to remove the motor and close the flap by hand. I've never tried...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-09-2016, 01:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,716
Posted By E55Greasemonkey

Pull the dashboard out and replace the entire...

Pull the dashboard out and replace the entire heater case. Not a DIY project.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-05-2016, 06:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,190
Posted By E55Greasemonkey

oops

oops
Forum: W211 AMG
06-09-2016, 07:43 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 17,907
Posted By E55Greasemonkey

My car gained, possibly, 6 rwhp with the...

My car gained, possibly, 6 rwhp with the Needswing intake over the stock airbox and filters on Dynojet. It was not my intake so I put the stock one back on. Later, when I installed the 82mm throttle...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-02-2016, 11:39 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 11,604
Posted By E55Greasemonkey

The forums have been a little boring lately. How...

The forums have been a little boring lately. How many posts can you read (tolerate) about using a boat bilge pump for your intercooler..or the latest wave of ricers buying into the E55 platform....
Forum: W211 AMG
04-01-2016, 08:50 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 11,604
Posted By E55Greasemonkey

As a business of this type, you shouldn't be...

As a business of this type, you shouldn't be charging anyone's credit card (or collecting payment) unless you have a product in-hand and ready to ship. Imagine, all of this could have been avoided....
Forum: W211 AMG
03-03-2016, 03:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 768
Posted By E55Greasemonkey

Maybe you misunderstood someone saying to wash...

Maybe you misunderstood someone saying to wash and re-use the AIR filter, line a K+N oil soaked type.
Forum: W211 AMG
03-02-2016, 06:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 768
Posted By E55Greasemonkey

Another E55 dies in the ricer stage. Anyhow,...

Another E55 dies in the ricer stage.

Anyhow, welcome to the forums.

Your bad #8 likely means the engine is toast. Any repair at the dealer will cost more than the car is worth.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-06-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,061
Posted By E55Greasemonkey

Yes I cut the pieces and had it welded. Aluminum...

Yes I cut the pieces and had it welded. Aluminum tube from frozenboost.com. 3.5" for the TB section and 3" to fit the factory air filter boots.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-06-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,061
Posted By E55Greasemonkey

My 82mm setup, and custom y-pipe. I feel like...

My 82mm setup, and custom y-pipe. I feel like even the stock/SL55 80mm y-pipe is a bit of a restriction as it tapers to a smaller I.D.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-04-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,061
Posted By E55Greasemonkey

I see you had your nails done as well.

I see you had your nails done as well.
05-19-2013, 12:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,813
Posted By E55Greasemonkey

You need to check the injectors. You may have one...

You need to check the injectors. You may have one bleeding down (leaking) when the engine is shut off, thus flooding a cylinder and causing a hard start. It's not hard to test. A lot of experienced...
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