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Forum: W210 AMG
01-05-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 778
Posted By desired_speeds

The e550 is faster than the W210 E55 for sure. ...

The e550 is faster than the W210 E55 for sure. Double overhead cams and 4 valves per cylinder are some of the changes that gave it more output. If you ever get a chance to drive a CLK550, its...
03-20-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By desired_speeds

I've heard good things about lamin-x. They offer...

I've heard good things about lamin-x. They offer precut films in various colors, shades, etc. I've seen it up close and the film is pretty thick compared to what you would use to clear bra the...
04-11-2017, 02:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 539
Posted By desired_speeds

With both batteries charged, do a quick test and...

With both batteries charged, do a quick test and clear all the faults then do another quick test. When test is done, hit f8 and check the codes for each of the modules.

From what you've...
04-04-2017, 04:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,859
Posted By desired_speeds

Hey guys, I can't believe we're in the 4th month...

Hey guys, I can't believe we're in the 4th month of the year already. I've had some ups and downs with this car so far. In January, I managed to get my hands on a set of facelift SL65/ SL63 PP/...
04-04-2017, 02:59 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,852
Posted By desired_speeds

These cars have a very limited market due to age...

These cars have a very limited market due to age and cost of upkeep. They're not exactly practical for daily use considering the two seats and the small trunk, not to mention poor gas mileage. I...
04-02-2017, 11:59 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,852
Posted By desired_speeds

I got aftermarket ones on ebay for $50/ pair...

I got aftermarket ones on ebay for $50/ pair shipped. Beam pattern is fine. You can also go with the OEM replacement option which if I remember correctly is $180/ each.

Vibration through the car...
Forum: W210 AMG
12-12-2016, 05:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By desired_speeds

I'll ship it. What country?

I'll ship it. What country?
10-23-2016, 11:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,859
Posted By desired_speeds

Quick and long overdue update! My trunk...

Quick and long overdue update!

My trunk stopped opening earlier this summer. Funny story is that I was just telling my friend how much I enjoy the car despite it being fairly expensive to upkeep...
10-16-2016, 07:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,676
Posted By desired_speeds

Thanks for sharing! These cars are amazing at...

Thanks for sharing! These cars are amazing at high speeds. Do you have any pics from the trip? How many miles have you logged so far?
10-03-2016, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,761
Posted By desired_speeds

I'm sure you can find a used stock one in good...

I'm sure you can find a used stock one in good condition for under $1k. My friend got a duraflex bumper for his 2012 mirage a few years ago and the fitment was terrible. (imagine early 2000s ebay...
08-04-2016, 03:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 573
Posted By desired_speeds

wow i think you are getting hosed by the dealer. ...

wow i think you are getting hosed by the dealer. I bet it was an installation error on their part.
06-27-2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 330
Posted By desired_speeds

I believe they're talking about the climate...

I believe they're talking about the climate control. It's the actual unit where you turn the knobs for the temperature. You should be able to find a used one on ebay for cheap and swap it out...
06-01-2016, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By desired_speeds

The osram CBI bulbs for the projector headlights...

The osram CBI bulbs for the projector headlights are some of the best bulbs you can get. If your originals are getting pretty worn, almost any decent brand bulb would be a good fit. Check out...
05-24-2016, 11:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,278
Posted By desired_speeds

Yeah the 05-08 models have horrible sound...

Yeah the 05-08 models have horrible sound systems. Not to mention I had to buy a $15 FM transmitter so I can listen to music from my phone.
05-23-2016, 08:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 876
Posted By desired_speeds

My mom's c class came with an undrilled bumper...

My mom's c class came with an undrilled bumper and I did not want to touch it so I used a strip of 3m exterior mounting tape and stuck the plate on. It holds well and the plate will be mangled...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-19-2016, 07:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 598
Posted By desired_speeds

check fluid level first. Has the transmission...

check fluid level first. Has the transmission connector ever been replaced? It's a cheap part that can cause a fluid leak into your wiring harness.
05-13-2016, 06:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,859
Posted By desired_speeds

My 2007 SL55 Story - an ongoing project!

I was looking for another exciting car to own next, and nothing beats the fun 55k a has to offer, so an SL55 it was. Requirement was that it had to be a facelift model because of the improved...
Forum: W210 AMG
10-04-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 16,637
Posted By desired_speeds

Engine: see if spark plugs/ wires have been done....

Engine: see if spark plugs/ wires have been done. are the valve covers leaking? This could cost a pretty penny as plugs/wires/vc gaskets will cost around $850 at an independent and $1500+ at the...
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