MBWorld.org Forums - Search Results

Go Back  MBWorld.org Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
Search: Posts Made By: drothgeb
Showing results 1 to 77 of 77
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-13-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 451
Posted By drothgeb

I wouldn't trust the diagnosis without my own...

I wouldn't trust the diagnosis without my own troubleshooting before buying parts. Remove the SC belt and see if the issue goes away. The cars drive fine with the belt removed (just no power). There...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-12-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1,332
Views: 735,515
Posted By drothgeb

Forget that dick head ;) Here is what I would...

Forget that dick head ;) Here is what I would try. Write down what settings you change so if anything undesirable happens you can go flip it back. There are several options in the IC variant coding...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-10-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 724
Posted By drothgeb

Always worth it in my opinion. I've had two cars...

Always worth it in my opinion. I've had two cars totaled and payed out to me in full. One was blamed on weather for water making it's way into the intake. Payed out under comprehensive coverage. One...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-14-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By drothgeb

I have removed and reused mine several times over...

I have removed and reused mine several times over the past few years, which was stock when I got the car (pretty old bolt). Never had an issue (knock on wood).
Forum: W211 AMG
05-10-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By drothgeb

Adding meth pre-sc will minimize the...

Adding meth pre-sc will minimize the effectiveness of the cooling but it helps the SC blades seal a little better so you pick up about 1 PSI of boost which is why most people do dual nozzle with a...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-02-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 1,332
Views: 735,515
Posted By drothgeb

Hi Mack! Thanks for speaking for me but feel free...

Hi Mack! Thanks for speaking for me but feel free to **** off and allow me to respond to MSG as you are talking out your ass and making sure to include what appears to be some passive aggressive ****...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-02-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1,332
Views: 735,515
Posted By drothgeb

Chest Rockwell got me all taken care of with a...

Chest Rockwell got me all taken care of with a new motor/limit switch. I got it swapped out and it's running like a top. Thanks anyways though botha.
Forum: W211 AMG
04-26-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 838
Posted By drothgeb

Oh here we go, got a winner I think: ...

Oh here we go, got a winner I think:



From this thread (has pics, lots of other info, and it sounds like it depends on what car th TB came out of if its 1/2 and 3/4 or 1/2 and 5/6 that need to...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-22-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,488
Posted By drothgeb

Vladds, did you auto scroll into a thread you...

Vladds, did you auto scroll into a thread you didn't mean to post in? You are posting random unrelated nonsense in a 15 year old thread.
Forum: W211 AMG
04-19-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 771
Posted By drothgeb

I think ruining my engine bay look would be the...

I think ruining my engine bay look would be the only thing holding me back from trying any types of spacers haha. Maybe if you did both the intake AND intake manifold spacers you could make...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-19-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 774
Posted By drothgeb

The choice is too subjective. I myself think the...

The choice is too subjective. I myself think the wagons look terrible lol. I would take a STOCK sedan over that wagon haha. Good luck :y
Forum: W211 AMG
04-18-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 838
Posted By drothgeb

You don't ever "need" to pull the SC off per say....

You don't ever "need" to pull the SC off per say. But there is a restriction on the SC snout regardless so it's just more flow. It's literally the exact same size restriction that tons of people...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-18-2019, 12:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 838
Posted By drothgeb

Well apparently the adapter plates aren't even...

Well apparently the adapter plates aren't even needed! You can just wallow out the holes in the 82mm TB and bolt it right up. Good info (not mine).
...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-17-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,029
Posted By drothgeb

Might as well toss 82mm TB and injectors on that...

Might as well toss 82mm TB and injectors on that list as well lol. 77mm pulley and long tube headers are going to be chocking on that 74mm stocker.
Forum: W211 AMG
04-17-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 838
Posted By drothgeb

Just in case any one else wants an 82mm TB set up for $180

Got mine going today, works great, no hiccups (lucky me).


$90 - Buy the bolt on adapter plate from ebay. I used the make on offer on one listed for $110, and $90 was accepted....
Forum: W211 AMG
04-17-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1,332
Views: 735,515
Posted By drothgeb

I got this one with a dell SSD ...

I got this one with a dell SSD https://www.aliexpress.com/item/RS485-We-are-2016-DHL-Free-shipping-Best-Quality-MB-Star-C3-Multiplexer-Professional-Diagnostic-Tool/32739411763.html
The option is...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-17-2019, 12:10 AM
Replies: 1,332
Views: 735,515
Posted By drothgeb

Hey guys, maybe this will be helpful to some...

Hey guys, maybe this will be helpful to some other folks as well. While playing around in the ME developer mode options (normally in german), I downloaded all my settings, and to my surprise all the...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-02-2019, 12:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 832
Posted By drothgeb

Yep that's the one. They are the same headers....

Yep that's the one. They are the same headers. Took some work to get them mated to the factory pipes, and some minor banging on heat shields for clearance. I used the T bolt clamps it came with,...
Forum: W211 AMG
12-21-2018, 01:27 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,031
Posted By drothgeb

I find the wavetrac no less comfortable than...

I find the wavetrac no less comfortable than stock. Honestly can not tell it's a different diff unless I'm on it.
Forum: W211 AMG
12-06-2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 704
Posted By drothgeb

1. I think the throttle body readapt is fake news...

1. I think the throttle body readapt is fake news anyways.

2. You can in fact ONLY disable the rear O2s via STAR.
Forum: W211 AMG
11-15-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 856
Posted By drothgeb

He didn't say 18, he said 16-17 peak. In torque...

He didn't say 18, he said 16-17 peak. In torque that little red mark (that is sitting right on 16psi in his pic) indicates the peak value seen during that session (and the indicator can be manually...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-15-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,595
Posted By drothgeb

It's not based off the tuner, timing being pulled...

It's not based off the tuner, timing being pulled based on IAT is factory and the tuners don't adjust it. Not sure if they know how too or not.

...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-12-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,125
Posted By drothgeb

Preassembled lol? It's a bolt that slides through...

Preassembled lol? It's a bolt that slides through two spacers and a pulley. I can see why you took it to a mechanic to install :y I can tell you from the first picture you have posted you probably...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-08-2018, 12:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,125
Posted By drothgeb

I lost a belt after the beltwrap kit and upd...

I lost a belt after the beltwrap kit and upd pulley also. I found that the idler pulley from the kit is Not symmetrical, it's offset to one side by like a cm. If you install it the wrong direction a...
Forum: W211 AMG
09-28-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,267
Posted By drothgeb

Use the button that looks like a picture haha....

Use the button that looks like a picture haha. Also don't waste your money on the split cooling :-P it will provide ZERO benefits other than a thinner wallet.
Forum: W211 AMG
09-23-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,329
Posted By drothgeb

That's a statement made in poor taste considering...

That's a statement made in poor taste considering 50% of the discussions on this board are around modifying the cars... ie... Doing something that improves performance or looks over equipment from...
Forum: W211 AMG
09-21-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,617
Posted By drothgeb

Sounds like it's time for you to figure out how...

Sounds like it's time for you to figure out how to start wrenching bubba :y
Forum: W211 AMG
09-15-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 544
Posted By drothgeb

Search about it, there is lot of info around,...

Search about it, there is lot of info around, easy to check. Front to back flex is not what you are looking for with the mounts, it's rotational.

Pop the hood, turn the car on, punch the gas. The...
Forum: W211 AMG
09-04-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 965
Posted By drothgeb

Oh yeah I used that some spot for my methonal...

Oh yeah I used that some spot for my methonal pump. I believe there is only one 40 amp fuse in the fuse box so it's easy to find. I just picked one up from napa:...
Forum: W211 AMG
09-04-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 965
Posted By drothgeb

I have a CWA50 and the car is currently apart...

I have a CWA50 and the car is currently apart with a second sitting on the garage floor that I'm putting in series. Unfortunately I left for work wont br back until Friday for pics. Very easy to...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-31-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 699
Posted By drothgeb

Sorry I'm a jack ass. I misunderstood what you...

Sorry I'm a jack ass. I misunderstood what you were asking for. Good luck.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-30-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 699
Posted By drothgeb

Easy to find yourself with a little work. I will...

Easy to find yourself with a little work. I will help you help yourself.

Google factory E55 tire sizes of you don't know it. Write it down.
Google a tire size converter. Find a converter that...
07-30-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By drothgeb

They are ****ing tips not hacks. How in the hell...

They are ****ing tips not hacks. How in the hell did hack become synonomous with tip.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-24-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 614
Posted By drothgeb

x2, only difference I saw was 50 dollars less in...

x2, only difference I saw was 50 dollars less in my pocket. (That is in regards to the BMW reservoir type)
Forum: W211 AMG
07-10-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,614
Posted By drothgeb

You think you got that entire list of equipment...

You think you got that entire list of equipment for <$2000?
That's fake new kid.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-11-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 676
Posted By drothgeb

I have spoken with RaceIQ about changing neutral...

I have spoken with RaceIQ about changing neutral and in gear idle with a tune and was told idle can only be adjusted with star. Sounds like you might have a hard time finding a way to change cold...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-06-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,200
Posted By drothgeb

Sounds like 2004.

Sounds like 2004.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-24-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 572
Posted By drothgeb

DIY: Headlight Sprayer Button Reassignment

Hey guys, I wanted to have a methonal system primer button and I thought using the headlight sprayer button that I never use would be perfect so I thought I'd do a quick write up, you can use that...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-20-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,641
Posted By drothgeb

Oh yes, BWK also haha. I have the pulley, waiting...

Oh yes, BWK also haha. I have the pulley, waiting on the cable from RaceIQ before I make the switch. They are shipping it monday so hopefully I have the new tune and pulley up and running end of next...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-19-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,641
Posted By drothgeb

Alright guys, got some results. Overall the night...

Alright guys, got some results. Overall the night was a little disappointing. I will provide as much info as I can. First a couple disclaimers:

I live at elevation, understand and take the DA...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-16-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,641
Posted By drothgeb

Should have them back tomorrow. I am having two...

Should have them back tomorrow. I am having two 1.5" crossovers done for a total cross sectional area addition of 3.5sq". The Y necks are 2" diameter with an area of 3.14sq", so the dual 1.5" cross...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-30-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,027
Posted By drothgeb

I definitely recommend not going over board. I...

I definitely recommend not going over board. I bought mine tinted way, wayyyy too much. I hate it, especially at night. Can't see a damn thing.
...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-30-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,066
Posted By drothgeb

I bought XS Power for my E55. They came with a...

I bought XS Power for my E55. They came with a big fat "Project B5" label on them lol (literally welded on name plate). I E-Mailed the company before I bought them and asked if they were the same as...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-27-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,401
Posted By drothgeb

lol. Pretty sure I've seen that nice manual...

lol. Pretty sure I've seen that nice manual shifter pic on this forum before. I almost think it's one of the guys in this thread! Steering wheel is on the wrong side though. Factory goof I guess.
Forum: W211 AMG
04-24-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 537
Posted By drothgeb

x2 ... I would actually stick with stock over...

x2 ... I would actually stick with stock over both but out of the two, bottom for me :y
Forum: W211 AMG
04-02-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 799
Posted By drothgeb

Probably will put you around 500 at the wheels....

Probably will put you around 500 at the wheels. But different dynos read different things and if you are at altitude you will loose a chunk of power as well. No experience with those heat exchangers,...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-01-2018, 01:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 967
Posted By drothgeb

Hey gents, I know it's 5 months later haha, but I...

Hey gents, I know it's 5 months later haha, but I have an update on the meth for the first track day of the new season. Worked great! Didn't hit triple digits once during a pull, all mid 90s. That's...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-26-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 29,135
Posted By drothgeb

It is a different electrical connector, and not...

It is a different electrical connector, and not made for our bracket. I bought a used CWA50 off Ebay, Part#:11517566335

I bought a pump w/ a BMW bracket because I knew I had to come up with a way...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-11-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,516
Posted By drothgeb

One slow you make it very clear that you don't...

One slow you make it very clear that you don't read well in most of your posts, but if you read TW2s post very carefully, or have some one else read it for you, you will see that he is not...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-24-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,168
Posted By drothgeb

x2 The small logo on the back is a little...

x2

The small logo on the back is a little out of place IMO. Either car on front plain back or as described above.
Forum: W211 AMG
11-21-2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 493
Posted By drothgeb

Yeah, pull that sucker off and there is grommet...

Yeah, pull that sucker off and there is grommet just below it. Took some fiddling to get the hanger down below the dash though because it comes through pretty high up.
Forum: W211 AMG
11-18-2017, 04:53 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,267
Posted By drothgeb

[QUOTE=VictoryRoadPerformance;7315129]This is...

[QUOTE=VictoryRoadPerformance;7315129]This is hilarious.

Douche bag (OP) posted that we were not the cheapest with a link to a competitors website. well, I said we were the cheapest, and don't...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-18-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,267
Posted By drothgeb

Exactly! But to change it real quick, then tell...

Exactly! But to change it real quick, then tell me I was wrong..... then have a mod delete all the posts after getting called out about it?!?! Too good not to share haha.

Just a testament to...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-18-2017, 10:25 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,267
Posted By drothgeb

Thumbs up MBWorld Coverups and VRPSpeed collusion exposed!

Okay okay, it's not super serious like the title may imply, but I do have a fun story to share!

Last night I am doing some browsing and I come across this thread: Worth byuing air scoops?...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-26-2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,284
Posted By drothgeb

Maybe it's just an accident, but you are bumping...

Maybe it's just an accident, but you are bumping this thread continually in the discussion area. You appear to have 4 other threads correctly placed and bumped in the vendor classifieds, so it's...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-20-2017, 09:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,567
Posted By drothgeb

I know you said you don't want to pull out the...

I know you said you don't want to pull out the sound dampening matting, but you should pull up the floor and see how thick that **** is.
Next you can start looking at removing unnecessary equipment....
Forum: W211 AMG
10-20-2017, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 826
Posted By drothgeb

Yes those just pop out but you need to make sure...

Yes those just pop out but you need to make sure you took the torx bit screw on the bottom right out to give you some wiggle room. This alternator DIY has all the steps you need to remove the fan...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-19-2017, 11:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 638
Posted By drothgeb

Ebay AEM Wideband Kit for $22. Super cheap or super scam?!

Well I have a wideband gauge packed in the garage some where, but I was browsing for a replacement O2 sensor when I stumbled across them gem:
...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-12-2017, 11:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,567
Posted By drothgeb

My drag wheels (CLK 16s with Hoosier 255/50/16s)...

My drag wheels (CLK 16s with Hoosier 255/50/16s) is probably 50 lbs lighter each haha. I haven't actually weighed the difference but I would bet at least 50 each. The CLK rim is 14 lbs, I bought mine...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-05-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 740
Posted By drothgeb

It's so strange how many glowing reviews you can...

It's so strange how many glowing reviews you can find, people talking about double digit differences in temps before and after lol. That's why I did it, and then nothing haha.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-04-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 740
Posted By drothgeb

I split mine, but I may un-split to test. I feel...

I split mine, but I may un-split to test. I feel that my cruising temps have increased from ~15 average to being much more frequently ~18-20 above.

I can't tell for peak temps because I added a...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-02-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 967
Posted By drothgeb

Well I got my kit put together. Results are...

Well I got my kit put together. Results are pretty great so far. I recorded one pull rolling from about 15mph to 110mph, but I wont be able to get 1/4 mile comparisons until the end of the month....
Forum: W211 AMG
09-20-2017, 11:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,795
Posted By drothgeb

Seems a little high. I have a 77mm pulley, a...

Seems a little high. I have a 77mm pulley, a bigger heat exchanger, and a CWA50 pump and I was hitting 160 peak, OA temps around 75. 185 seems a bit excessive for similar cooling mods and a bigger SC...
Forum: W211 AMG
09-15-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 498
Posted By drothgeb

Glad I could help :y Get'er home and let us know...

Glad I could help :y Get'er home and let us know what you find.
Forum: W211 AMG
09-15-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 498
Posted By drothgeb

Sounds like either your starter burnt up, or...

Sounds like either your starter burnt up, or something seized some where.

Since you are stuck, I would try putting a litttleeeee bigger fuse in there, and putting the transmission in neutral...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-31-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,498
Posted By drothgeb

Payment sent for Pulley, BWK, and Tune, thanks!...

Payment sent for Pulley, BWK, and Tune, thanks! :zoom:
Forum: W211 AMG
08-29-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 316
Posted By drothgeb

Any one looking for the 16x7 CLK wheels for slicks cheap look here.

Hey guys, I just bought two of the CLK 16x7 wheels to set up for slicks on ebay:
...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-03-2017, 01:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,807
Posted By drothgeb

Awesome thanks for the info. Do you do...

Awesome thanks for the info.


Do you do remote tuning or is your tuning in shop?
Forum: W211 AMG
07-31-2017, 10:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,807
Posted By drothgeb

Experiences with fixed pulleys?

The search turned up some gleaming reviews, as well as some complaints about issues with tunes. All of which are several years old.

Was there ever a final word? Loungn14 said that Eurocharged...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-30-2017, 08:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,494
Posted By drothgeb

It's not the mixture that interferes with the...

It's not the mixture that interferes with the intercooler, it's lowering the air temperature before the air goes through the intercooler.

The water/meth is going to remove X amount of heat from...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-27-2017, 12:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,655
Posted By drothgeb

Well that's a bummer. Post a pic with your...

Well that's a bummer. Post a pic with your damaged car, and a piece of paper with your forum name and today's date in the photo, otherwise :bs:
Forum: W211 AMG
07-26-2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 28,700
Posted By drothgeb

I just finished swapping my HX and pump. I went...

I just finished swapping my HX and pump. I went with a used CW50 off E-Bay, part number 11517566335. It flows more than about every pump but the CW100 and can be had for a lot cheaper used.

The...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-22-2017, 09:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,587
Posted By drothgeb

Mine is broke too, I just wasn't going to bother...

Mine is broke too, I just wasn't going to bother with it until I perused your thread and read it could be fixed with washers, so I decided to look it up. I believe this is probably the winner.
...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-14-2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,649
Posted By drothgeb

Gotta pay attention to those post dates man,...

Gotta pay attention to those post dates man, haha. I think the sale ended a couple years back.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-05-2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,315
Posted By drothgeb

I did not ask you what the price was. I made a...

I did not ask you what the price was. I made a statement.



If there is a pump that flows more fluid for a similar price there is no reason not to go with the higher flowing pump. Higher flow,...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-03-2017, 02:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,206
Posted By drothgeb

AFR at idle and under WOT will be very different....

AFR at idle and under WOT will be very different. At idle you are shooting for stoich, or a perfect burn which is 14.8 for the best MPG. At wide open throttle that would be much too hot of a burn, so...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-02-2017, 11:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,206
Posted By drothgeb

You are confused about AFR or maybe just...

You are confused about AFR or maybe just misspoke? You said 10.8 is too LEAN, almost to the point of vanishing?

10.8 is solid but if anything you can LEAN it out slightly more for a little more...
Showing results 1 to 77 of 77


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - About Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.