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Forum: W212 AMG
04-15-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 13,398
Posted By Celicasaur

Thing is, the trap speed would probably be even...

Thing is, the trap speed would probably be even slightly higher if the RS7 launched like a W212 I think. As it stand's, the 128mph - 132mph trap tells me that from fourth gear (starting on a second...
03-27-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,701
Posted By Celicasaur

That.....is just epic! I've got an S15 and I can...

That.....is just epic! I've got an S15 and I can tell you, my engine bay and mod-list thus far can only dream to look like yours :bow:
03-27-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,242
Posted By Celicasaur

That's right :) There's a thread somewhere...

That's right :)

There's a thread somewhere which has more information, but it's a nice mod for after you've done long tubes.
02-13-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 28,279
Posted By Celicasaur

I just ordered a replacement pipe from Germany...

I just ordered a replacement pipe from Germany via my local dealer today as mine is leaking at the white plastic fitting that goes into the intake manifold, above the IAT sensor.

It might be a...
01-17-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,699
Posted By Celicasaur

Nice to see an ambitious soul with a 63...there's...

Nice to see an ambitious soul with a 63...there's a distinct lack of those around here.

As Chris suggested above, don't worry about the SLS manifold - I thought about it too, but our cars are too...
01-17-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 902
Posted By Celicasaur

http://www.quickmeme.com/img/49/4993be8cfabdbf6cb7...

http://www.quickmeme.com/img/49/4993be8cfabdbf6cb77924994c9c78c706c674d4bade891c179cde63751a622a.jpg
11-27-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By Celicasaur

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/MERCEDES-S-class-W221-E...

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/MERCEDES-S-class-W221-Exhaust-Manifold-A1561400109-Auspuffkrummer-Set-M156-AMG/152880600739?hash=item239864d6a3:g:ZpcAAOSw57xaafYo:rk:15:pf:0

Nice n cheap for the...
11-07-2018, 02:47 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 42,028
Posted By Celicasaur

I think BLK is going for a supercharger soon and...

I think BLK is going for a supercharger soon and I've decided to sell my car and buy a Supra. All TBs that we're selling are fine and will make owners happy.
11-01-2018, 06:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,879
Posted By Celicasaur

ROWs wont do anything. I'm assuming you've spoken...

ROWs wont do anything. I'm assuming you've spoken with your tuner about this, what did he have to say?

Peak torque at 4000rpm....that's your problem. Ok not problem as such, but if you're making...
10-25-2018, 04:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,042
Posted By Celicasaur

Get a pair of variable exhaust flanges and have...

Get a pair of variable exhaust flanges and have them shut when you start the car....should make a very notable difference in the bark. You can then electronically (or manually via a lever in the...
10-12-2018, 03:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,962
Posted By Celicasaur

Hey guys, so in the end I finally found what I...

Hey guys, so in the end I finally found what I was looking for... a Supra with factory 2JZ-GTE and 6 speed V160 transmission...in black...picking it up either tomorrow or early next week. :bow:
...
08-20-2018, 03:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,502
Posted By Celicasaur

Cooling systems should contain fluid and zero...

Cooling systems should contain fluid and zero air. Air pockets create pressure known as 'air-lock' and result in hotter engines, often enough to overheat an engine.

When the head sealing is...
07-31-2018, 04:39 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,620
Posted By Celicasaur

I don't understand why these injectors are under...

I don't understand why these injectors are under scrutiny when there's no proof that they actually cause any issues or don't flow as well as the factory ones. Does this now mean that for all the...
07-23-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,185
Posted By Celicasaur

I can't remember tbh, it feels like so long ago....

I can't remember tbh, it feels like so long ago. I think....it was consistent. After clearing the code, it would always come back for me after a little while. The ODB figures were always consistent...
07-06-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,140
Posted By Celicasaur

Your car should be at around 400-420whp at best....

Your car should be at around 400-420whp at best. 389 is like 10whp less and probably due to the heat soak on the day. 440whp stock is like....unicorn EC Canada numbers or that other place that has...
Forum: W212 AMG
06-19-2018, 03:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,494
Posted By Celicasaur

Hey Peter, it's in my sig, but I'll assume that...

Hey Peter, it's in my sig, but I'll assume that you view the site via your mobile phone hence why you weren't able to see the mod list:

Kleemann cams
DPE long tubes
3" straight through system...
05-29-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,726
Posted By Celicasaur

This was one of the great moments in MB World...

This was one of the great moments in MB World history :rolf:



I find it both hard and painful to imagine anything louder than my own car (or any decatted/headers M156) at full throttle and I've...
05-21-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,249
Posted By Celicasaur

Nope, not in the slightest. It's as smooth as I...

Nope, not in the slightest. It's as smooth as I can ever remember my car to be tbh.
05-20-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,249
Posted By Celicasaur

3.06 final drive swap - game changer!

Finally - I've been waiting a long time to pull this off but now I have. My E63 is now running the same 3.06 final drive ratio as the SL63! :wootrock: Our stock rear end ratio is 2.82. Hey it could...
05-14-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,112
Posted By Celicasaur

Miles on the car? If it's in the 50k+ range, now...

Miles on the car? If it's in the 50k+ range, now would be a good time to take a look at the front and rear sway bar end-links. My W212 was feeling quite rolly last Autumn and I replaced all four -...
05-09-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 42,028
Posted By Celicasaur

No, not limitedslip.de. A guy through a friend...

No, not limitedslip.de. A guy through a friend kinda thing. I asked if he'd be happy for me to co-ordinate on his behalf and he was good with that, but let's see if it works on my car first (fingers...
05-09-2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 42,028
Posted By Celicasaur

Ahhhh....ok i hear you. Yeah your ET will never...

Ahhhh....ok i hear you. Yeah your ET will never be strong anymore. On the basis that these cars are nearly useless on the street, compared to either a proper manual car or DCT, roll races and high...
05-03-2018, 07:00 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,212
Posted By Celicasaur

And on that note, let's all one-by-one just...

And on that note, let's all one-by-one just unsubscribe and let this thread die naturally even if name-calling still exists afterwards.... :nix: that's what I'm going to do now. If it helps, I'll...
Forum: W212 AMG
04-30-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,147
Posted By Celicasaur

From what my friends in Germany and Europe tell...

From what my friends in Germany and Europe tell me, it's not uncommon for M156 cars to have 2-300k kilometres on the clocks without drama and still being used as daily drivers.

I will never...
Forum: W212 AMG
04-10-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,865
Posted By Celicasaur

ahh yes 100%, gosh that would be amazing. I'd...

ahh yes 100%, gosh that would be amazing. I'd even contemplate getting one if that issue could be resolved but then I guess that's why the OP made this thread that we hi-jacked :D

I'll speak with...
Forum: W212 AMG
04-10-2018, 05:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,865
Posted By Celicasaur

I just had a look at an old youtube vid of mine...

I just had a look at an old youtube vid of mine and it looks as though the shift on mine happens just after 130 according to the speedo...I guess there might be speedo differences vs rpm at work here...
04-09-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 42,028
Posted By Celicasaur

[/left] You're welcome man :) Your numbers...

[/left]
You're welcome man :)

Your numbers look great btw (better than what I see on my car). Makes me wish I bought/installed brand new TB units, rather than used ones, but I suppose it's not...
03-28-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,677
Posted By Celicasaur

Great stuff man. The extra low end is so nice and...

Great stuff man. The extra low end is so nice and spooks me out when i forget about it and dab the throttle in 2nd, coming off a roundabout.

I've started working on my fuel trims....hoping that'll...
03-26-2018, 04:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,677
Posted By Celicasaur

501whp @ 6600rpm - yeah baby!

So finally got my car dialled in at the dyno over the weekend (ok not 100% dialled in because the dyno stopped working after a couple of hours and I couldn't make any further changes, so there will...
Forum: W212 AMG
03-22-2018, 04:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,486
Posted By Celicasaur

Vrod, any chance of some pics of the...

Vrod, any chance of some pics of the bearings/crank journals etc...?

I know it might be a pain to ask the dealer though....if you can, however... :)
03-20-2018, 06:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 959
Posted By Celicasaur

On that note, I'd really like to see a back to...

On that note, I'd really like to see a back to back comparison (which will never happen, i know) of a decatted car vs long tubes decatted. I'm told that long tubes add more power before the peak...
03-19-2018, 04:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,275
Posted By Celicasaur

With freezing/cold winter temps excluded (let's...

With freezing/cold winter temps excluded (let's be honest, I've done most of my driving with those tyres during the winter months), they're good on the street. WOT launch....I've not really done one...
03-16-2018, 04:09 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 16,521
Posted By Celicasaur

Nice work Doc, good luck at the track this...

Nice work Doc, good luck at the track this weekend :y
03-13-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 363
Posted By Celicasaur

That sounds correct....black series calipers are...

That sounds correct....black series calipers are actually from a W212.

I might actually sell mine soon y'know. I decided to downsize to 330mm 2-piece rear discs. W212 E Class run 360mm rear discs...
02-28-2018, 05:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 941
Posted By Celicasaur

Our wiring appears to be the same as the E55...

Our wiring appears to be the same as the E55 wiring pinout, pointed out via this post from Scratch77:
https://mbworld.org/forums/c63-amg-w204/357629-bigger-throttle-bodies-please-comment-3.html#53
...
02-21-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,877
Posted By Celicasaur

Good find - thanks for sharing. I think I'll get...

Good find - thanks for sharing. I think I'll get one too.



I think you'll want standard. Pretty sure the orientation of the pipes from crankcase to intake still needs to follow the same basic...
02-21-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 753
Posted By Celicasaur

More pics please :)

More pics please :)
02-21-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,620
Posted By Celicasaur

Pretty sure 100% of their orders last week came...

Pretty sure 100% of their orders last week came from us on MBWorld after the link was posted in that thread :D (hell, even I bought a set for giggles!)
Forum: W211 AMG
02-13-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,483
Posted By Celicasaur

Great news man, really happy for you and thanka...

Great news man, really happy for you and thanka for sharing the solution with us all :)
02-13-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,879
Posted By Celicasaur

fc63, sorry for the thread hi-jack sir...one...

fc63, sorry for the thread hi-jack sir...one post...i promise :)

BLK, yes it's been a royal PITA and HP Tuners.....well...I don't want to speak badly of them because truth be told, if it wasn't...
02-09-2018, 06:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,879
Posted By Celicasaur

I was watching this yesterday and found it...

I was watching this yesterday and found it fascinating. I love his vids.
Forum: W211 AMG
02-07-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,483
Posted By Celicasaur

Thank God. lol i was trying to think of the...

Thank God. lol i was trying to think of the nicest way to ask that rather awkward question that every M156 owner dreads.
02-07-2018, 06:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,244
Posted By Celicasaur

2 degree's of timing running E85 on the E85 tune,...

2 degree's of timing running E85 on the E85 tune, normal aftermarket tune, or stock tune? Your wisdom is always appreciated my friend :)

From what I understand:
Stock tends to run 22-25 degree's...
02-07-2018, 06:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By Celicasaur

This also happens to my car and I have a W212. I...

This also happens to my car and I have a W212. I put it down to being 'a Mercedes bug' that just happens every couple/few months and lasts 2-3 weeks. Totally random when it happens and it happened...
Forum: W212 AMG
01-16-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 617
Posted By Celicasaur

:ditto: I take my E63 on short drives, long...

:ditto:

I take my E63 on short drives, long drives, leisurely drives at night and any other type of drive. I paid a lot of money and I own it. If it breaks, I'll moan, but then fix it.

OP...
Forum: W212 AMG
12-31-2017, 07:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 662
Posted By Celicasaur

Seems like you already know the deal mayn. ...

Seems like you already know the deal mayn.

I'd only add that to confirm the alternator, you probably would want to stick a multimeter on the battery terminals with the engine running....if you're...
12-29-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By Celicasaur

https://mbworld.org/forums/w212-amg/690696-w212-am...

https://mbworld.org/forums/w212-amg/690696-w212-amg-bushings-suspension-maintenance.html#4

W212, but same difference ^

In short - inspect your ARB droplinks/endlinks. Relatively inexpensive to...
12-25-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,399
Posted By Celicasaur

So last night I tried this again and would you...

So last night I tried this again and would you believe it...with my foot a little harder on the pedal, it actually does go up past 2500 to around 3000rpm or so. I can't believe it took over 2.5 years...
12-20-2017, 05:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 806
Posted By Celicasaur

Damn, sounds like you've had some bad luck with...

Damn, sounds like you've had some bad luck with it...

Get somebody with a Xentry Diagnostics tool to check the solenoid pressure in the transmission. That will get you closer to your answer.
12-13-2017, 06:56 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 12,231
Posted By Celicasaur

Ahhh oh yeah, Rob you reminded me of something...

Ahhh oh yeah, Rob you reminded me of something which I've been meaning to post for ages now, but it slipped my mind.

I was experiencing somewhat high fuel trims too and deduced that the aluminium...
Forum: W212 AMG
12-13-2017, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 862
Posted By Celicasaur

I'm a very happy man right now. I replaced the...

I'm a very happy man right now. I replaced the rear links which were tired and worn (particularly on one side as can be seen in the comparison pic) and now the car feels tighter than the day i bought...
12-11-2017, 07:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,934
Posted By Celicasaur

I'm pretty sure it does....nothing special...

I'm pretty sure it does....nothing special really, but that hardened rubber certainly serves it's purpose I suppose.

I was considering the pulley for a good while myself tbh, but seeing as I'm...
12-06-2017, 03:38 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 11,126
Posted By Celicasaur

I don't log on for two days and I see 152 posts...

I don't log on for two days and I see 152 posts in a single thread :duh: If only this much effort was spent in a more positive way, we'd all have faster cars.

Anyway, look i'm going to put this...
11-24-2017, 08:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,934
Posted By Celicasaur

He does and his ones are just as good + about...

He does and his ones are just as good + about 20-25% cheaper than the competition. Highly recommended.
11-22-2017, 05:29 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,502
Posted By Celicasaur

:word: and if you can hear it with headers, then...

:word: and if you can hear it with headers, then God help you.

Seems like there are a lot of cars that aren't taking well to the V7 tune. But the ones that do, really do take well to it.
11-15-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 17,163
Posted By Celicasaur

This can be caused by a vacuum leak at idle,...

This can be caused by a vacuum leak at idle, usually an internal one, as external would trip a cel real quick.

It's entirely possible that one of the throttle bodies is faulty and can't shut 100%...
11-05-2017, 07:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,130
Posted By Celicasaur

Thanks for posting results man. Sadly looks...

Thanks for posting results man.

Sadly looks like nothing more than a dyno variance for the moment, but back to back logs of airflow would tell a more accurate story. At least it didn't lose any...
10-28-2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,287
Posted By Celicasaur

So this thread sparked my curiosity and I set...

So this thread sparked my curiosity and I set about trying to find a copper plug for our motors.

Low and behold....the part number is: LZKAR7B

I purchased just one to validate fitment and to...
Forum: W212 AMG
09-26-2017, 05:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 933
Posted By Celicasaur

Ahhhh wow, I remember you from my E55 days - your...

Ahhhh wow, I remember you from my E55 days - your car was a superb example :bow:

I love your number plate :zoom:

I also have purchased an E55 gearknob from you on eBay many years ago :p:
Forum: W212 AMG
09-25-2017, 08:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,160
Posted By Celicasaur

I mean this in the nicest possible way, but that...

I mean this in the nicest possible way, but that x-pipe is a really bad design (at least from the angle i can see via this picture) and I'm about 90% sure that it's choking power up top.
09-16-2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,383
Posted By Celicasaur

Before you get needlessly flamed, I'll give you...

Before you get needlessly flamed, I'll give you the low-down:

Headers + tune 460- 480whp tops
Underdrive crank pulley inconclusive, but I wouldn't give it credit for much more than 5-10hp
The...
09-16-2017, 05:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,308
Posted By Celicasaur

Glad to hear your car has made good progress...

Glad to hear your car has made good progress since a few months back - you must be happy. I'm happy for you man. Can you please send me a 3rd gear pull to redline? I'd love to know what it's doing...
09-02-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 16,110
Posted By Celicasaur

I bought them from an eBay seller in the UK, but...

I bought them from an eBay seller in the UK, but I'm sure there will be somebody selling them over on your side of the pond. This was the listing that I purchased from:
...
08-23-2017, 07:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,127
Posted By Celicasaur

That's probably the cleanest and meanest looking...

That's probably the cleanest and meanest looking 4 door W204 I've seen without a wide arch conversion. I'm loving the Revozport lip. Diamond cut spokes of your wheels would set it off so nicely.
...
08-22-2017, 04:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,834
Posted By Celicasaur

That's nothing that a good tune wouldn't be able...

That's nothing that a good tune wouldn't be able to remedy. I wonder how much effort is spent refining tunes for part throttle and low rpm areas....probably not as much as we'd like because top end...
08-13-2017, 06:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,597
Posted By Celicasaur

Nice numbers, especially at that altitude -...

Nice numbers, especially at that altitude - that's strong :y
08-02-2017, 06:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,138
Posted By Celicasaur

That is pretty gangsta. I'm not sure how I...

That is pretty gangsta.

I'm not sure how I feel about that....but as Jason said, it's meant to be on the intake manifold. If you look to the left side where there's the four harness connectors, it...
07-24-2017, 05:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,479
Posted By Celicasaur

Damn :zoom: Slightly jealous :D

Damn :zoom:

Slightly jealous :D
07-15-2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 42,028
Posted By Celicasaur

FINALLY!!! :) Friggin hell, I've been...

FINALLY!!! :)


Friggin hell, I've been working on this on and off for over a year now!

My car now has a working pair of 82mm throttle bodies!! :D

Bearing in mind, the car might need to...
07-15-2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,826
Posted By Celicasaur

Nice work sir - glad that you're pleased with it.

Nice work sir - glad that you're pleased with it.
06-02-2017, 11:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,341
Posted By Celicasaur

It's got an internal rubber gasket thing that...

It's got an internal rubber gasket thing that doesn't get replaced, so you don't have to worry about that one.



Be very careful with those little bolts - their torque spec is just 7NM. If you...
05-23-2017, 08:57 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 32,488
Posted By Celicasaur

C'mon man, that's a bit needless at this point in...

C'mon man, that's a bit needless at this point in the thread :rolleyes:

Can you not see from the dyno graphs how the top end of the torque curve is flatter than normal, thus resulting in higher...
Forum: W212 AMG
05-21-2017, 03:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,978
Posted By Celicasaur

What does that have to do with anything?...

What does that have to do with anything? :confused:

If anything, if we're meant to believe that our Mercedes motors are 'built better' and the prestige is a hallmark of higher quality, running...
05-21-2017, 07:30 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 32,488
Posted By Celicasaur

If EC can indeed start offering this much extra...

If EC can indeed start offering this much extra power on top of an off the shelf tune, the explanation must be that they're making developments in the VVT department up top, which is making...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-19-2017, 09:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,235
Posted By Celicasaur

Holy crap those are some great numbers! Just a...

Holy crap those are some great numbers! Just a pity there isn't a true baseline of when the car was stock.

Still though.....near as makes no difference - 500whp :bow:
05-19-2017, 03:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 461
Posted By Celicasaur

Nice review - good work :)

Nice review - good work :)
04-07-2017, 09:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,189
Posted By Celicasaur

Incredible :bow:

Incredible :bow:
03-09-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,644
Posted By Celicasaur

Damn, that's a tidy looking car and I love how...

Damn, that's a tidy looking car and I love how mint your wheels are. Mine are well and truly ruined :(

Your power figures.....y'know what. I think the W212 just reads lower due to driveline loss....
Forum: W212 AMG
02-28-2017, 09:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,487
Posted By Celicasaur

Gotta love those illuminated door sills: ...

Gotta love those illuminated door sills:

362101

362102



After I'd had my rear tailgate debadged/filled/painted, I wanted to machine polish the whole car (last summer) to get rid of swirls...
Forum: W212 AMG
02-28-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,487
Posted By Celicasaur

Celicasaur's W212 E63

So after enjoying seeing the progress on dinmans car via his thread (great thread - check it out if you haven't - https://mbworld.org/forums/w212-amg/611455-100k-mile-e63-too-much.html ), I figured I...
Forum: W212 AMG
02-16-2017, 04:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By Celicasaur

I think the reason it's cheap is because it's OBX...

I think the reason it's cheap is because it's OBX bro. They had a bit of a reputation back in the day as a cheap knock off company and I guess they need to position their products really cheap like...
Forum: W212 AMG
02-12-2017, 04:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 656
Posted By Celicasaur

I'm curious....what are you making power wise...

I'm curious....what are you making power wise with these mods?

Generally speaking, you're looking at an increase of around 40whp through most of the rev range and around 25WTQ throughout. Seems...
01-16-2017, 07:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,413
Posted By Celicasaur

Looks good man, nicely done. I recently gave...

Looks good man, nicely done.

I recently gave mine a light facelift by giving them a good clean, peeling off the dried lacquer and then re-lacquering....seems to have held up ok for now and they're...
01-16-2017, 07:36 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 42,028
Posted By Celicasaur

I actually attempted this myself a few months...

I actually attempted this myself a few months back. Didn't work out to plan, so i've put it on the backburner for now. Some tips for you:

* Modifying the existing throttle plate is...for all...
01-15-2017, 07:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,164
Posted By Celicasaur

Interesting. Your AFR looks to be low 12's in the...

Interesting. Your AFR looks to be low 12's in the higher rpm range (not really lean for an N/A motor tbh) but mine was high 12's, bordering on 13's. Your motor is still 30whp above mine...
12-17-2016, 03:31 PM
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Views: 556
Posted By Celicasaur

GLWS for a critical part for anybody that is...

GLWS for a critical part for anybody that is serious about their W124.

I bought a new harness from the dealership only 3 months ago. I'm pretty sure your harness should sell once enough eyes see...
12-12-2016, 09:36 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,003
Posted By Celicasaur

Fair play man. Here's a genuine response below as...

Fair play man. Here's a genuine response below as I guess on the forum it looks like I'm just going on about the throttle bodies, but there's been other work done, so for the record here it is:


...
Forum: W212 AMG
12-02-2016, 04:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 633
Posted By Celicasaur

Yeah no, mine wasn't too far from that when it...

Yeah no, mine wasn't too far from that when it was stock. Over the last few months, the sound has just become a bit more tame, cold starts don't bark anymore and when i do those revs to show off to...
11-11-2016, 03:31 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 10,849
Posted By Celicasaur

What a great thread - thanks for sharing. I love...

What a great thread - thanks for sharing. I love weight reduction and the effort that goes into shaving lbs off, once you do the initial 'strip' of the interior panels. When you've got to get...
09-17-2016, 06:59 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,899
Posted By Celicasaur

Sorry to hear the news about your step father :( ...

Sorry to hear the news about your step father :(

On a more positive note, it's commendable that you're taking the reigns and being responsible and helping at home though....hope it all works out...
Forum: W212 AMG
09-02-2016, 04:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,132
Posted By Celicasaur

i've lowered mine the same was you have, OP. ...

i've lowered mine the same was you have, OP.

Most likely the shop needs to tinker with the length of the rear links to get them to where you'd like the car to sit.

Sadly yes camber is an issue....
08-31-2016, 08:48 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 41,986
Posted By Celicasaur

Impressive gains. Thanks for sharing.

Impressive gains.

Thanks for sharing.
08-23-2016, 08:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 665
Posted By Celicasaur

Ahhh that looks great man. Gosh your car is...

Ahhh that looks great man. Gosh your car is awesome.

I somehow doubt that the ceramic coating on my headers will do anywhere near as good a job as yours!
07-13-2016, 07:21 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,496
Posted By Celicasaur

Yokohama AD08 gets my vote, but might be 'too...

Yokohama AD08 gets my vote, but might be 'too good' for the squishy nature of a Benz chassis. My E63 grips and go's nicely with barely any fuss.

It's a bit soul-less though. I like a bit of drama...
04-24-2016, 07:13 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 41,986
Posted By Celicasaur

M156 UPD Intake Spacer Review

Sadly no dyno, so you'll have to just take my word for everything here.

I wasn't able to get the spacer to fit on the rainy Friday evening that I tried to fit it on, so I simply replaced my stock...
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