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Forum: W211 AMG
11-29-2018, 12:15 PM
Forum: W211 AMG
11-29-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,387
Posted By SICAMG

Yes all wearable parts. Timing chain ,rail's,...

Yes all wearable parts. Timing chain ,rail's, oil pump chain and tensioner and oil pump.
I am a mechanic by trade.....transmission rebuilder, but this is a hobby. Love doing this stuff and going...
Forum: W211 AMG
09-29-2018, 11:31 AM
Forum: W211 AMG
09-19-2018, 05:06 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 126,781
Posted By austingtir

Mines been wired through the stock wiring for a...

Mines been wired through the stock wiring for a couple years. Soldered connections. I tested the amp draw its probably in this thread actually. Mine was drawing like 7amps or something.
...
Forum: W211 AMG
09-06-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,653
Posted By w204_racing

💥🔫 don’t mind me just shooting up the forum

💥🔫

don’t mind me just shooting up the forum
Forum: W211 AMG
09-04-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,001
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: 1,001
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
09-01-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,180
Posted By bbirdwell

For the OP, when the dealer replaces the fuel...

For the OP, when the dealer replaces the fuel tank, the fuel pump relay and socket is not touched as they are not considered a part of the tank.

First thing I would do is pull the cover off the...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-26-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,270
Posted By bbirdwell

E55 150K mile major maintenance summary ~$2K

Final cost: ~$1966 for parts. All labor was my own over three weekends (waiting on parts or tools). I could have done it cheaper but I'm working to replace parts *before* they fail. More cost up...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-27-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 716
Posted By Davednconfused

Not sure if you are on the AMG enthusiast FB...

Not sure if you are on the AMG enthusiast FB page, but there was recently a thread that you can search for. An OEM replacement can be had for ~$250 if I recall correctly, or there are several options...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-05-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,090
Posted By bbirdwell

The E500 uses a single fuel pump. The E55 uses...

The E500 uses a single fuel pump. The E55 uses dual fuel pumps. The E55 filter has two feed lines and two return lines. The E500 fuel filter has one feed and one return line.

So E55 owners are...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-30-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 426
Posted By bbirdwell

This puzzled me a bit until I realized you had a...

This puzzled me a bit until I realized you had a non-AMG but were posting in the AMG section. Completely different pinouts and wire sizes/colors between the two versions. On the non-AMG, connector 1,...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-22-2018, 12:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,836
Posted By gjunon

DIY water pump

It has been a while since I made a DIY thread. This time I noticed my car was leaking radiator fluid. At first I thought it was just the large hose that connected to the lower end of the radiator...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-18-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,189
Posted By Scrapile

That plug you can't get from MB, I pulled the...

That plug you can't get from MB, I pulled the blower off mine. Its a tapered bore once you completely remove that plug and the sleeve. I measured it and pressed a freeze plug into it with some mb...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-14-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,172
Posted By bbirdwell

Parts that I replaced: - 2 each 222-352-08-65,...

Parts that I replaced:
- 2 each 222-352-08-65, Bushing, 25.83 each, $51.66 total. (this is the inner bushing)
- 2 each 003-990-34-12, Screw, 10.27 each, $20.54 total. (inner bushing bolt,...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-22-2018, 05:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,620
Posted By StarvingArtist

It's the oil pump chain slapping against the...

It's the oil pump chain slapping against the timing cover. The tensioner spring gets weak with age. Common problem, never heard of one failing. If you drain the front sump into a black pan, you will...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-19-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,501
Posted By Rovel

Hi everyone, Just writing to give updates...

Hi everyone,

Just writing to give updates after trying Ceratec today with an oil change. I think the engine works 30% quieter. For some reason my engine sounds a little like a Diesel engine when...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-09-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 452
Posted By ranger101

Check the gap on the plugs out of the box. They...

Check the gap on the plugs out of the box. They should be .032” if I remember correctly. I cant remember if you’re on the AMG group on FB or not but I’m sure the infos still there if you need it from...
02-06-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 22,864
Posted By Vladds

I would not do this. Back in the 90s I did...

I would not do this.
Back in the 90s I did flush and did Liqui Moly.
Was an avid reader of Autobild.
They had the whole thing with doing the Liqui treatment then draining the oil and running...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-05-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,980
Posted By Pmarino

Always a hot button topic

My favorite mechanic in a can is; Kreen by Kano labs. Cured lifter ticking in my w209 M113. You can search the web for Kreen and check out bobistheoilguy web site. Kano makes many fine products. BTW...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-05-2018, 06:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,148
Posted By FCPEuro

Considering a full set of DeatschWerks 550s run...

Considering a full set of DeatschWerks 550s run ~$600 thats always going to be the better route. Don't pay the SLR tax.

--Kyle
Forum: W211 AMG
01-26-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,203
Posted By bbirdwell

W211 SBC actuation count check

I believe it was Shardul that says the maximum number of actuations is 598K. Maybe he'll chime in on this thread. Older posts were saying SBC would throw the white warning symbols on the dash at 300K...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-24-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 855
Posted By bbirdwell

My personal criteria from my days of pulling...

My personal criteria from my days of pulling Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) on deuce-and-halves in the motor pool many years ago. YMMV.

--Class 1 leak: oil droplets hanging but...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-17-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,141
Posted By bbirdwell

Go to this thread and read my posts. I do my own...

Go to this thread and read my posts. I do my own alignments. Otherwise, any competent alignment shop can set the toe. Camber has limited adjustability using slotted bolts and/or calibrating the...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-10-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,167
Posted By Das_it16

Back when I was I was stacked I was 77/168, mid...

Back when I was I was stacked I was 77/168, mid length headers, 82mm tb , 2 heat exchangers, 10 gallon trunk tank, 550cc injectors with looped fuel rail. You need meth to cool
it down from climbing...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-09-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,167

It is a 2 wire pump, you will need to cut and...

It is a 2 wire pump, you will need to cut and splice into the factory wires
Forum: W211 AMG
01-08-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,682
Posted By Weistec

The sales order for this order was created...

The sales order for this order was created 3/23/2017
Initial deposit received 3/27/17.

First block – After a shipping/customs related delay the original engine was received. Shortly after...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-08-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,682
Posted By Weistec

This appears to be an order from PP Performance...

This appears to be an order from PP Performance based on some of the information you have mentioned.

You have left out nearly all the details.

We are working on a response to this post that...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-04-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 826
Posted By bizzy247

To echo everyone else, they do fit. I am looking...

To echo everyone else, they do fit. I am looking for the same exact wheels locally, but I'd settle for a E55 set as well.

Here are the different sizes and offsets that Style IV's are available in:...
Forum: W211 AMG
12-19-2017, 04:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,141
Posted By bbirdwell

KMac front bushings were installed 1 year and 11...

KMac front bushings were installed 1 year and 11 months ago. 37,000 miles on them with no issues to date. Following is for Macedon but I bolded the sections concerning how I set my zero points....
Forum: W211 AMG
12-18-2017, 11:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,141
Posted By bbirdwell

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1000x562-1/w211_alignment1a_a291fa294bdd82b380881848bc0509baf04b836f.jpg
Here is what I use. The only difference is I now use nylon...
Forum: W211 AMG
12-15-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,141
Posted By compaddict

I go to my race car guy. He can look at the wear...

I go to my race car guy. He can look at the wear patterns and adjust the toe for max life.
Forum: W211 AMG
12-15-2017, 10:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,141
Posted By bbirdwell

Perform an internet search for your local...

Perform an internet search for your local autocross club; they might even have a FaceBook page. Anyone who is a serious autocrosser will know where the best shop is located in your area. There were...
Forum: W211 AMG
12-04-2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 559
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
12-03-2017, 08:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 636
Posted By s.i.f.i.

In the last 6 months, we have had my car on the...

In the last 6 months, we have had my car on the lift to replace rear toe control links. That's it. But in front, we have replaced upper and lower balljoints, lower control arms, tierod end links,...
Forum: W211 AMG
12-01-2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 636
Posted By FCPEuro

Morning all, this is your front suspension in a...

Morning all, this is your front suspension in a nutshell. If you are looking to refresh your suspension I would recommend starting here.
...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-30-2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 636
Posted By skylinrcr01

Pretty much anything with a bushing is going to...

Pretty much anything with a bushing is going to wear out and need replacement, control arms, thrust arms ball joints, etc.
Forum: W211 AMG
11-30-2017, 11:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 636
Posted By tlambert

Go back to the main W211 Amg page. All the way...

Go back to the main W211 Amg page.
All the way to the top..... about 5 sticky threads down you’ll see a “common replacement maintenance parts- all in one thread”.
It might have what you need.
Forum: W211 AMG
11-29-2017, 03:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 562
Posted By oneslow55

He’s a shoe maker then not a tech ..Find a master...

He’s a shoe maker then not a tech ..Find a master shop or dealer man

check ball joints and flex disc
Forum: W211 AMG
11-28-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,225
Posted By V-AMG

You’re all good man. And yes, same thing.

You’re all good man. And yes, same thing.
Forum: W211 AMG
11-14-2017, 05:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 13,113
Posted By SehrSchnell

Thank you for the write-up, did this the other...

Thank you for the write-up, did this the other day and it worked like a charm. Smelled the plastic/electric burning a couple days before it threw the workshop message.

Cardboard was a great idea...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-29-2017, 11:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 995
Posted By MrRPJ

Exclamation New YOUTUBE Diy Series EP1 Heater Valve DIY

Hey Guys Most of you don't know I have a youtube channel as I'm currently building a 76 Porsche 911. I decided to start filming some of my Mods and DIY's I do on my E55 and add them to my youtube...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-24-2017, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By GM_Lover

Pitch is 1.0 mm. The length of one side of...

Pitch is 1.0 mm.

The length of one side of the threaded portion is 15 mm-- both sides are equal length. Total length of the stud including non-threaded center is 36 mm. There's a slight taper on...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-19-2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 986
Posted By SICAMG

Do this.... Take the supercharger belt off. Than...

Do this.... Take the supercharger belt off. Than drive it to where it usually makes the noise . If it is gone or much much quieter it's the exhaust leaking under boost when your on it. Easy to test.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-17-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,470
Posted By E55KARIMI

Supercharger Pulley Bearing Replacement

I just finished replacing my supercharger bearing and wanted to share some information to anyone who is attempting the replacement themselves. I ordered a new bearing off ebay (link below) and was...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-13-2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,398
Posted By skylinrcr01

Pelican, FCP, or RockAuto ...

Pelican, FCP, or RockAuto

http://www.rockauto.com/en/catalog/mercedes-benz,2004,e55+amg,5.5l+v8+supercharged,1422997,heat+&+air+conditioning,blower+motor,6916...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-12-2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,467
Posted By Dublinoh

Walking on egg shells here, I wouldn’t want to...

Walking on egg shells here, I wouldn’t want to ding a sponsor, but you make a very good point. These cars are not being sold to corporate CEOs at this point. “Know your customer” might apply here.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-12-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,705
Posted By bbirdwell

W211 E55 fuel tank replacement. Verify parts!

For those who had or will have the fuel tank replaced in their car, verify the fuel pump adapter cable is installed!

Been going back and forth with another member of the forum having issues with...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-12-2017, 10:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,532
Posted By bbirdwell

W211 E55 fuel pump relay schematic

Just posting the schematic plus color and wire size info for the relay replacement.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-11-2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 946
Posted By bbirdwell

W211 E55 fuel pump relay schematics

Been assisting a few folks with the fuel pump relay issue and decided to locate the info on the wire size and color. Here's the electrical schematic of the relay.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-06-2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,136
Posted By bbirdwell

Flex discs and the driveshaft center support...

Flex discs and the driveshaft center support bracket and bearing. (Bracket has a rubber insert that distorts with age. Don't try to re-use it.). If you crawl under the car and inspect the flex discs,...
Forum: W211 AMG
09-13-2017, 09:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,918
Posted By kenneyd

I installed the same headers with an EC tune and...

I installed the same headers with an EC tune and everything was fine for a week, then the flange bolts came lose and blew out the gaskets, got the code, i believe the same as yours.
I reinstalled...
Forum: W211 AMG
09-07-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 15,059
Posted By JoeJErnst

I just updated the original post with new links...

I just updated the original post with new links to get the fasteners.
Forum: W211 AMG
09-07-2017, 10:11 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 15,059
Posted By JoeJErnst

If you do the job before you have a failure it's...

If you do the job before you have a failure it's very easy.

Just get the nuts, bolts, and washers, a 1/2" drill bit and a 2" hole saw and follow my directions in the first post. I was surprised...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-29-2017, 09:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,398
Posted By vincheung

If its not a fuse, its either the blower motor is...

If its not a fuse, its either the blower motor is out or the regulator. If its anything like the w220, its in the passenger side foot well right under the dash. You pull the cover off and i believe...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-29-2017, 10:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,398
Posted By BoostedAero

Check near the washer fill point, there is a...

Check near the washer fill point, there is a firewall pass through that may have come unseated. It may be allowing water through, though that is an odditiy

My money is on a dead blower motor, if...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-23-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,120
Posted By latemodel21

I had intermittent (and finally , none at all) SC...

I had intermittent (and finally , none at all) SC clutch engagement when my bypass throttle (on my 2003 sl55) was failing (m16/7 recirculated air flap). It did throw codes in my case.

I printed...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-23-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 811
Posted By carguyshu

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/540x451/80-image_4342459b7545ccd8a153184d27951f8c97d2375e.png

The double idler is on the left. The BWK pulley is on the right. Sure it is...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-22-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 611
Posted By bbirdwell

-Check fuel pressure; should be approximately 80...

-Check fuel pressure; should be approximately 80 psi at idle.
-Check fuel pump amperage draw; should be approximately 13 amps per pump, 26 amps total.

You can replace just the filter but you will...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-08-2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 780
Posted By carguyshu

if you're concerned with dependability you should...

if you're concerned with dependability you should have went MBH. flex pipes will reduce the chances of header cracks, but will lower power and themselves will be prone to collapsing and failing. make...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-28-2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By Elhonaz

take the small "external" part of the rear shelf...

take the small "external" part of the rear shelf off. the one thats on middle, pops right off sub is under.. pretty sure the speaker has come loose. you can glue it back with epoxy. just let it cure...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-22-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 684
Posted By bbirdwell

If the strut has 12 Bar in it you might want to...

If the strut has 12 Bar in it you might want to reduce pressure...One uses DAS to lower the pressure to 3 Bar to replace a strut. If the strut has a leak, it is most likely at atmospheric pressure so...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-12-2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,994
Posted By rockthemullet

Trapped 134 with a 2.2 60' It states...

Trapped 134 with a 2.2 60'



It states no trades in the original post.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-11-2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,994
Posted By rockthemullet

FS: 2005 Mercedes E55 AMG, black/black, 630/680

2005 Mercedes E55 AMG
Black/Black
115k miles
630whp/680wtq

High compression engine (10k miles or so)
- CL500 block, ML55 pistons, E55 (k) crank/rods
- ARP rod bolts
- “Stage 2” ported heads...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-29-2017, 02:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 821
Posted By lost_wave770

I do plan on returning the favor. He has a friend...

I do plan on returning the favor. He has a friend that is having some electrical problems on his boat. Seeing as I am an electrician it is right up my alley.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-26-2017, 11:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 411
Posted By GatorMB

I missed mine a couple of months ago too. It...

I missed mine a couple of months ago too. It rides like a jet compared to my W208 but not as fast!!

You will not miss the W124 once the power takes you into the next cloud..

Trust me, The AMG...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-25-2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,049
Posted By bbirdwell

Your car's front toe is displaced from...

Your car's front toe is displaced from previously. The current setting accounted for the wear in the part; now that the part is back to new specifications, the toe is incorrect.

Additionally, did...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-20-2017, 10:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,557
Posted By skylinrcr01

Seems like my car benefited from the new sensor,...

Seems like my car benefited from the new sensor, just put it in today, no TB clean. The old one was pretty cooked. ...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-18-2017, 12:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,557
Posted By s.i.f.i.

After digging through my paperwork and finding no...

After digging through my paperwork and finding no evidence of this item having been replaced, I bought one. I figure in my case the tired sensor was costing me a Beetle's worth of hp, maybe more....
Forum: W211 AMG
06-16-2017, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 774
Posted By skylinrcr01

They look like they are in WHEELY good shape....

They look like they are in WHEELY good shape. I'll show myself out.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-15-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,557
Posted By SMed08

I've ordered one too. Will do without cleaning...

I've ordered one too. Will do without cleaning throttle body first and see what happens.

Likely do without doing sneaky ECU reset too, as I just did one the other day. I'll do each separately and...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-15-2017, 08:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 568
Posted By Yuille36

Remember YouTube is your friend ...

Remember YouTube is your friend
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=34_g2dPJ_C4
Forum: W211 AMG
06-14-2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,597
Posted By DavesMeanE's

Are your OIL COOLER LINES leaking?? Here's the fix! ON SALE now :)

316L Stainless! "One Piece" O-ring to -10 AN adapter, ready for you to buy some fittings and replace your ready-to-fail (or currently failing) oil cooler lines.
...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-14-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By HeissRod

You people are doing a horrible job of ignoring

You people are doing a horrible job of ignoring
Forum: W211 AMG
06-14-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 355
Posted By skylinrcr01

Nice portlandia reference. I think all E55s had...

Nice portlandia reference. I think all E55s had HIDs, as they were the top of the range.

If you really want to know, punch your vin into this and at the bottom is all of your options. ...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-14-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By Dublinoh

Ignoring here boss...

Ignoring here boss...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-14-2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By skylinrcr01

Will ignore, thanks.

Will ignore, thanks.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-14-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By C2 Turbo

Forum: W211 AMG
06-06-2017, 08:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,378
Posted By JoeJErnst

My Killer Tank Install

It's been a long process, but I finally got my Killer Chiller installed and I think most of the bugs are worked out. I wanted to keep the engine bay stock, so I used some available spaces to mount...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-05-2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,004
Posted By carguyshu

maxlife does NOT meet current spec. only use...

maxlife does NOT meet current spec. only use fluid that meets current spec. here is a list of all the fluids that meet current spec, and using any of them would be fine as they ALL USE THE EXACT SAME...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-05-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,816
Posted By BoostedAero

I was quoted $282 in labor alone from a Mercedes...

I was quoted $282 in labor alone from a Mercedes indy who specializes in the AMG line in Charlotte NC (Indian Trail NC)
Forum: W211 AMG
06-03-2017, 01:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,503
Posted By GrumpyDad

J.J.D.O Here is my experience: First...

J.J.D.O

Here is my experience:

First off I too do all my own work - I am a tech (30 plus years) in an Euro and Asian import shop. I purchased my 04 E55 in June of 2016. It had 92k on it. It now...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-03-2017, 12:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,835
Posted By Jon2007E63P30

OK. So remove the old disks and remove the 10...

OK. So remove the old disks and remove the 10 8mm head bolts. Had to resort to a real electric impact wrench to remove them. Trashed a non-impact 8mm socket, but removed them all.

Next, clean...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-01-2017, 09:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 897
Posted By HeissRod

PLM is the only one that has mounting points for...

PLM is the only one that has mounting points for the factory fluid cooler underneath the HE. If I could go back, that is the one I would go with instead of my Fabtech.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-01-2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 897
Posted By BoostedAero

Headers will drop it roughly 10* as less heat is...

Headers will drop it roughly 10* as less heat is backing up into the block transmitting to the IC.

METH will quench that beasts thirst. I would personally get a Snow Kit add a devils own 90*...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-01-2017, 02:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,532
Posted By bbirdwell

Not dumb and great minds think alike. Attached is...

Not dumb and great minds think alike. Attached is the sketch I made of how to do exactly that. Nonetheless, I'm going to try a single high-capacity relay for now. My IR thermometer is showing the...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-01-2017, 05:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,004
Posted By StarvingArtist

Maxlife is supposed to meet the spec, but don't...

Maxlife is supposed to meet the spec, but don't use it. Pelican parts carries the updated stuff, or go with 134
Forum: W211 AMG
05-30-2017, 09:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,080
Posted By SICAMG

Some info that I hope will help. 5w-40 has a...

Some info that I hope will help.

5w-40 has a better additive pack than 0w-40.
Any "0" weight oil was designed for emissions on engine start up. That is the main reason. Period! The tighter the...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-30-2017, 03:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,080
Posted By HeissRod

https://mbworld.org/forums/w211-amg/665162-mobil1-...

https://mbworld.org/forums/w211-amg/665162-mobil1-0w40.html
Forum: W211 AMG
05-30-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,080
Posted By skylinrcr01

Read this:...

Read this: https://bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=45838
Forum: W211 AMG
05-29-2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,872
Posted By Welwynnick

There really aren't very many. The most...

There really aren't very many.
The most difficult bit is getting the tranny in and out, and I'd recommend a cheap motorbike scissor lift for that.
Unless the engine mounts are shot, you don't...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-24-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 26,740
Posted By BC928

I decided to go much further on the project since...

I decided to go much further on the project since I had the car "down". I then bought a few other cars. So two cars are now in front of this one in the production line. I have since purchased a one...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-24-2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 899
Posted By Strigoi

I'm 99% sure I know where they are. PM me with...

I'm 99% sure I know where they are. PM me with your address and I can get them in the mail tomorrow. Shipping will only be a few dollars so don't worry about that, I'll cover it.

edit: You can see...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-24-2017, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 991
Posted By BoostedAero

$1500 I would say is too much... I wouldn't think...

$1500 I would say is too much... I wouldn't think it would cost more than $1k at the nicest shop in the world to install them

I know one or two guys running them on their monsters then read about...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-24-2017, 10:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 899
Posted By Strigoi

Lamin-X makes a tinted film for the front lights....

Lamin-X makes a tinted film for the front lights. I have it on my E63 (clear headlights, yellow fogs) and it's good stuff. Nice and thick plus it's easy to install.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-23-2017, 11:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 899
Posted By shardul

Depo makes good quality ones.

Depo makes good quality ones.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-23-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 899
Posted By tlambert

Pull the lights. Which involves pulling the...

Pull the lights. Which involves pulling the bumper. Remove the plastic/rubber ring covers that go around the lens.

If you are having moisture getting in the lens get this to seal around where the...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-23-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 899
Posted By Yuille36

Provided that these lenses are good quality, I...

Provided that these lenses are good quality, I would split my existing lenses open with a heat gun, and wedges, and just replace them. As this is the cheapest route. But quality is hard to come by...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-23-2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 899
Posted By BoostedAero

You are pretty budget minded like myself from...

You are pretty budget minded like myself from what I have read.... why not just put new lenses on your existing housings?

I think they are around $50-75 on Fleeebay
...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-21-2017, 08:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,596
Posted By PieRat

eurocharged heat exchanger and split cooling...

eurocharged heat exchanger and split cooling eliminated my heatsoak from 77mm pulley. I would highly recommend.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-18-2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,596
Posted By BlackHammer

Guys sorry on the post. Just happy where things...

Guys sorry on the post. Just happy where things are at with the car after making countless mistakes and spending lots of time, money, and energy trying to get it right and thought some folks would...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-18-2017, 04:24 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 14,188
Posted By seanol

Really depends on what theory you believe in and...

Really depends on what theory you believe in and what your end goal will be.

I went with meth and split my cooling keeping the stock HE. I will get a tank, either trunk or engine bay, and use a...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-18-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,596
Posted By BlackHammer

The formula for low IAT's

Guys,

Hope all has been well. I been quiet on here as nothing new to report.

This isn't the first thread on this topic and I am not the first to do it but thought some fresh info would be...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-18-2017, 06:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,470
Posted By tw2

My head unit DIY with stock speakers amp and retaining fibre optics

I thought I would share my head unit install experience in case it helps someone else. My car is a Japanese import which is wired a bit differently but most of what you need to do will be the same,...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-17-2017, 07:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,731
Posted By PieRat

I ran some fuel treatment through my cls55 a...

I ran some fuel treatment through my cls55 a random brand available here in NZ. Nulon maybe. My ltft used to have 2%~ disparity between banks and flucutate a little . Now they are the same and more...
Forum: Kill Stories
05-17-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,424
Posted By 727E63AMG

E63 AMG S (Stock) vs STI (upgraded turbo)

Had a chance to take my car to the track the other day (2700 feet altitude)
my Best time was 11.79 @121.67 mph 91 octane (93 is not available where I live)
Did 4 runs very consistent times...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-17-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 487
Posted By Yuille36

Well, I have found you a E55 steering column on...

Well, I have found you a E55 steering column on eBay, if you decide that you need to go that route. ...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-17-2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,731
Posted By AgSilver

Top tier fuel + Techron on a regular basis will...

Top tier fuel + Techron on a regular basis will keep carbon deposit to a minimum thus preventing glowing embers of carbon from forming which can result in dangerous detonation. Techron will...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-16-2017, 09:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 487
Posted By BoostedAero

Yea, mine busted when my Alternator died 2 hours...

Yea, mine busted when my Alternator died 2 hours from home... So I got a 2 for 1 deal on repairs due
...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-15-2017, 10:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,851
Posted By 87geeinn

DIY engine mount replacement

There are many ways to skin a cat (and your knuckles). This is just what worked for me with removing as few components as possible. There aren't many pictures but I will try to be as descriptive as...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-15-2017, 06:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,731
Posted By Ejbrock

I use top of the line Chevron gas. I also use...

I use top of the line Chevron gas. I also use Techron fuel system additive every 3rd tank of gas. I also run the car at about 3000RPM's. I feel it keeps my engines running at peak performance IMHO!!!...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-12-2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,164
Posted By BoostedAero

I had this issue as well, it ended up being a...

I had this issue as well, it ended up being a leaking airbag on the rear left

You need to isolate if you have a leak or a pump issue. Just bc you are not building enough pressure (14bar over 90...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-12-2017, 09:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By BoostedAero

Awesome to hear Hulk So you are saying you...

Awesome to hear Hulk

So you are saying you see little effect on the AC output in the cabin? I just fear the summer heat already in Charlotte we climb into 90-95* over the summer.

This is solely...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-12-2017, 02:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,016
Posted By cm60k

You can go to dealer & order it, the part #:...

You can go to dealer & order it,

the part #: "N 000000 004310",,

or you can go with any bolt that has (M6X10)..:)

-;ZAYED;-
Forum: W211 AMG
05-11-2017, 11:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,016
Posted By rapidoxidation

If your Mercedes dealer can't match it, these...

If your Mercedes dealer can't match it, these guys can:

http://www.tacomascrew.com/
Forum: W211 AMG
05-11-2017, 03:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By Hulk

I live in south Florida and I think it's great. ...

I live in south Florida and I think it's great.
My opinion, have it installed right and if that takes paying more so be it
Get a tank either trunk or engine bay
Use water and purple ice and you...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-11-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By BoostedAero

Killer chiller requires the removal of the heat...

Killer chiller requires the removal of the heat exchanger, split cooling with an engine bay tank (2.5Gallons) to optimally reduce temps for what its worth.

System will be fighting really hard to...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-10-2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,659
Posted By skylinrcr01

Meh just dump some honda MTF in there, it'll be...

Meh just dump some honda MTF in there, it'll be fine. /S Or that peniston fluid.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-08-2017, 10:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,117
Posted By seanol

I got the LM-2 from BlackHammer. I took the...

I got the LM-2 from BlackHammer. I took the information I found on the board here and was able to figure out what needed to be done to log the factory sensors properly. Shoot me a pm and I'll send...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-08-2017, 04:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,117
Posted By Yuille36

Well, mine is outdated already as Escort no...

Well, mine is outdated already as Escort no longer makes this model. Passport has two new models available, that replaced the 9500ci, but they still supports it, you pay $50 a year for all the...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-05-2017, 03:04 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,659
Posted By Yuille36

Several years ago, I attended a AMG Tech session,...

Several years ago, I attended a AMG Tech session, that included representative from Mobil1. They discussed their oil in full detail with PowerPoint; how their oil is made, their various formulations,...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-05-2017, 01:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,117
Posted By RSAXON1979

Valentine One Radar detector.

Valentine One Radar detector.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-05-2017, 12:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,117
Posted By seanol

Star from Shardul for me. Excellent service and...

Star from Shardul for me. Excellent service and support.

Data acquisition if you want the most out of your mods and tune. Zeitronix is the most accepted on this board, I run an LM-2 from Innovate...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-05-2017, 03:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,117
Posted By spastik monkey

Zeitronix Ndash with a ZT2

Zeitronix Ndash with a ZT2
Forum: W211 AMG
05-04-2017, 07:08 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,659
Posted By dustinN

MACEDON, she's beautiful.

MACEDON, she's beautiful.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-03-2017, 09:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 851
Posted By SICAMG

Very easy transmission to rebuild,although I am...

Very easy transmission to rebuild,although I am an Automatic Rebuilder by trade for 30 years now. But really they are not bad to do.

So Boosted...that being said look at your fill rates on Star...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-03-2017, 10:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 459
Posted By Yuille36

No, you can choose your ride height by entering...

No, you can choose your ride height by entering the value perimeters into Star. But if you are asking can you enter different values for each ride dampening settings (C, S, S+) then the answer is...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-03-2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,117
Posted By Hulk

Zeitronix

Zeitronix
Forum: W211 AMG
05-03-2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 459
Posted By Yuille36

You can take it low enough for that gangster...

You can take it low enough for that gangster look. But my technician, said with it that low you risk blowing out and air spring or air strut. As there isn't enough air, in the strut or spring to...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-02-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1,005
Views: 258,050
Posted By JoeNobody

Read through more of this (long) thread. ...

Read through more of this (long) thread.

Fill up tank to the brim, drive up and down some hills (or drive in corners fast, hah).

Then pull up on rear seat cushion, open both access doors to the...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-02-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1,005
Views: 258,050
Posted By Blade Canyon

If they already changed the fuel cell and related...

If they already changed the fuel cell and related parts, then your car is not eligible for another free repair. Stop here if it's already been done.

If the warranty repair has not already been...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-28-2017, 05:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,923
Posted By 65cobra

I am posting here because you are not responding...

I am posting here because you are not responding to PMs I have mailed back your 72mm pulley that was supposed to be a 77mm pulley please refund my money. You did not respond about your return...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-27-2017, 10:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,637
Posted By trabots

This is what I have been advised. 100% water has...

This is what I have been advised. 100% water has the best heat transfer. In a split tank/ HE system, distilled water is better as mineral deposits will eventually reduce heat transfer. Only add...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-27-2017, 04:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,637
Posted By cal1

Just chuck in one bottle. It works with old...

Just chuck in one bottle. It works with old antifreeze and new antifreeze. Some run it with distilled water. Better cooling, but I am not sold on it providing enough corrosion protection and...
Forum: Clothing
04-25-2017, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,013
Posted By Rock

I vote to clothes this forum.

I vote to clothes this forum.
Forum: W211 AMG
04-25-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,194
Posted By bbirdwell

E55 Fuel Pump Relays through the years

I now have better information about the fuel pump relays on the E55s through the years.

2003 and early 2004 - Air pump relay over auxiliary battery, single fuel pump relay on passenger side of...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-24-2017, 04:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,225
Posted By V-AMG

You got it man. Remove the box and the throttle...

You got it man. Remove the box and the throttle body to give yourself access. Other than that, its easy. Just make sure to put a dab of oil on the o-ring and seat the regulator correctly.

PS -...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-11-2017, 06:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,325
Posted By thtguy

If your not looking for a tune or performance...

If your not looking for a tune or performance parts and just need nor.al MB service, I would check out Werners in Tarpon. Good hourly rates, good price and great work.

Also I am in NPR and have an...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-10-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,125
Posted By BoostedAero

Sonnax sleeves are just over sized from the...

Sonnax sleeves are just over sized from the factory tolerances due to the aluminum wearing down overtime... the oversized valves/sleeves remedy this issue


Valves are held in place by springs,...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-09-2017, 06:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,379
Posted By E55amg0220

I have this kit here...

I have this kit here https://www.horsepowerfreaks.com/-p-151418176.html?gclid=Cj0KEQjwt6fHBRDtm9O8xPPHq4gBEiQAdxotvDIqIZMcubosjcWjVa1fJj0fjmRynt-SnndqAgdS1HYaAmh_8P8HAQ

I got it locally from a...
04-07-2017, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By PelicanParts.com

Welcome to MBWorld! We have some great tech...

Welcome to MBWorld! We have some great tech articles that will definitely come in handy for you and your W211. I posted a link to them below. If you ever have any parts questions please do not...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-05-2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,327
Posted By seanol

Question is, did you do it cab on or cab...

Question is, did you do it cab on or cab off!!!?!:D

I sold my 2004 CCLB 4x4 to get my E55. They love trucks here in Texas! As for work on the Merc, should be no issues at all. Front bumper comes...
04-05-2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,110
Posted By ItalianJoe1

Sounds like you can't afford the car... Not...

Sounds like you can't afford the car...

Not trying to be harsh, but these are old luxury cars, and were expensive when new, and carry the same maintenance cost as they age, if not more so. I only...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-05-2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,327
Posted By Hulk

Cooling requires no tune. Heat exchanger and pump...

Cooling requires no tune. Heat exchanger and pump you can do with tools and no lift, Jack stands yes
Forum: W211 AMG
04-05-2017, 04:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,327
Posted By Hulk

Plm heat exchanger with a good flowing pump or...

Plm heat exchanger with a good flowing pump or killer chiller with tank and you are good
Forum: W211 AMG
04-05-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,327
Posted By shardul

PLM heat exchanger and bosch 010 pump and you...

PLM heat exchanger and bosch 010 pump and you will be good.
No need to get a trans cooler etc.
Forum: W211 AMG
04-05-2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,327
Posted By new55

headers will help keep heat down and let engine...

headers will help keep heat down and let engine breathe
Forum: W211 AMG
02-28-2017, 01:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 13,113
Posted By HeissRod

DIY W211 E55 Alternator Removal

Had to take my alternator out again, so I figured I would throw together a guide. There are a few people that jack up the motor and take it out from the bottom, but I prefer this direction. it took...
Forum: W211 AMG
12-04-2016, 08:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,248
Posted By lseguy

Walmart SuperTech full synthetic

Walmart SuperTech full synthetic
Forum: W211 AMG
11-27-2016, 11:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,248
Posted By Forrest Gump 9

I've been using it in my E55 for the last three...

I've been using it in my E55 for the last three years and in my 911 turbo the last two. No complaints, it actually quiet down the Porsche a lot on start up.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-22-2016, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,000
Posted By V-AMG

Airmatic Air Filter Replacement

Hey all,

I couldn't find a DIY or guidance on how to replace the airmatic air filter on our cars so i decided to post one up. Very easy, definitely a DIY job for everyone.

First of all, MB...
06-21-2016, 12:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,529
Posted By Diabolis

The biggest difference in the Rotella vs. M1 is...

The biggest difference in the Rotella vs. M1 is the chemical makeup of the detergents & dispersants. The Rotella has a fair amount of Magnesium (dispersant) whereas the M1 uses Calcium (detergent)....
06-17-2016, 11:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 17,686
Posted By kajtek1

Another update. Few months later the troubles...

Another update.
Few months later the troubles with suspension come back.
Having the pressure gauge I was able to troubleshoot and determinate that compressor pumps almost 200 psi just fine, but...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-13-2016, 02:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,225
Posted By V-AMG

Fuel Pressure Damper DIY - W211 E55 AMG

Hey all,

Figured I'd share and post this quick DIY for anyone who may have to replace this little sucker on their 03-06 E55. I started smelling fuel under the hood, it was faint but it was...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-28-2016, 10:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 921
Posted By bbirdwell

Just replaced mine a couple of weeks ago...

Just replaced mine a couple of weeks ago...
01-03-2016, 05:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 17,686
Posted By kajtek1

2 months later I drove the car for some distance...

2 months later I drove the car for some distance including 1500 miles with 4 passenger and luggage.
Did not park in freezing temperatures, but had the car at 20F.
The white warning message that...
11-10-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 17,686
Posted By kajtek1

Did some driving with pressure gauge in the...

Did some driving with pressure gauge in the cabin, before I put it to rest in engine compartment...... just in case I would have to check the system in the future.
Here are my observations how the...
10-23-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 17,686
Posted By kajtek1

Lastly my personal touch. I don't like the...

Lastly my personal touch.
I don't like the idea that compressor is wearing out and I am not aware about it. So I add a Tee on the air line and extend it into the cabin with pressure gauge for...
10-23-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 17,686
Posted By kajtek1

Next comes air filter. This is in-line filter...

Next comes air filter.
This is in-line filter design for fluids that MB is using for air.
The design puts the filter in reverse to the arrow showing on the filter itself. I think this is bad...
10-23-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 17,686
Posted By kajtek1

When compressor rebuild is explained on Kirbie...

When compressor rebuild is explained on Kirbie video, Bagpipingandy- How to fit Audi, Jaguar, Mercedes, VW, LR, Wabco air suspension compressor repair kit - YouTube
I check the dryer.
The car was...
10-23-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 17,686
Posted By kajtek1

Airmatic compressor service/rebuild

Big credits to fellow MB owner from Finland handle valotus for sharing his experience and to Kirbie Engineering Solutions (ebay) for manufacturing parts not supplied by MB.
My wagon has front...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-02-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 366
Posted By SheriffDep

Repairs in Tampa

Hi guys, just got to Tampa and was relieved that "A" Merc dealer around here had what I thought was the idler pulley in stock. (I knew I had a pulley starting to go bad last week, noise, and no Merc...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-08-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 15,059
Posted By JoeJErnst

Proactive Rear Subrame Bolt Replacement

Since I plan on putting slicks on my car and getting plenty of track time, I decided to proactively reinforce the rear subframe bolts to avoid having them ripped out of the body, as has happened to...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-20-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 33,233
Posted By amg_w211

Post DIY Tutorial ATF Transmission Drain and Refill Service 722.649 W211 E55 AMG [5 speed]

ATF Transmission Drain and Refill Service DIY 722.649 W211 E55 AMG [5 speed]

What: Drain and Refill Transmission service DIY for W211 E55 AMG [5 speed 722.649] (skip to the attached PDFs if you...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-03-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 84,405
Posted By AutoLuxury

So the install today went great. I only had time...

So the install today went great. I only had time to knock out the front. I will disassemble the rear tomorrow and if I have time install as much as I can.

So here goes:

First things first...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-03-2013, 01:07 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 84,405
Posted By AutoLuxury

My E55 DIY Coilover install With Step by step

First to introduce myself my name is Amir. I have had many different cars over the years and I have always done crazy and different stuff to my cars. So this begins my saga with the W211 E55. I have...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-16-2013, 11:59 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 68,687
Posted By grimm

DCT Motorsports (http://www.dctms.com) can make...

DCT Motorsports (http://www.dctms.com) can make you a custom steering wheel. I ended up replacing my steering wheel with one of theirs--increasing the thickness (like the e60 M5 wheel), implementing...
08-18-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 92,760
Posted By Outkasted24

I just finished this DIY ....... and What a...

I just finished this DIY ....... and What a PITA!!
It took a total of 5 hours from start to finish, however I did run into some issues.
First... I couldn't find my Star Key set, So I had to run to...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-23-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,661
Posted By [email protected]

We have these pulleys in stock ready to be...

We have these pulleys in stock ready to be shipped.

let us know.

[email protected]
09-21-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,943
Posted By Muskoka_AMG

I did it privately. I don't like paying $125/hour...

I did it privately. I don't like paying $125/hour to have retards work on my car. Basically, if the computer can't tell the mechanic exactly what is wrong, a mercedes mechanic is worthless. Doesn't...
07-12-2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 169,597
Posted By SZMB

32. Put the upper knuckle back into place with...

32. Put the upper knuckle back into place with the upper control arm. Tighten the three bolts.
https://mbworld.org/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=186934&stc=1&d=1278968471
33. Now tighten the...
07-12-2010, 04:43 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 169,597
Posted By SZMB

26. This is how the setup looks like for...

26. This is how the setup looks like for installing the ball joint. Note the orientation of the top and bottom disks....
07-12-2010, 04:39 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 169,597
Posted By SZMB

20. Tool setup for popping out the ball joint. ...

20. Tool setup for popping out the ball joint.
https://mbworld.org/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=186930&stc=1&d=1278968050
21. Place the tool over the ball joint. Move the speed senor out of...
07-12-2010, 04:34 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 169,597
Posted By SZMB

13. Now with the ball joint broken loose. ...

13. Now with the ball joint broken loose. There’s not enough wiggle room to move the ball joint out of this mid-control arm (see picture above). I moved the heavy knuckle assembly up and down, left...
07-12-2010, 04:29 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 169,597
Posted By SZMB

7. Parts behind the knuckle assembly. ...

7. Parts behind the knuckle assembly.
https://mbworld.org/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=186904&stc=1&d=1278966425
8. While the rotor is being pushed in and out, some movement (~1cm) is seen...
07-12-2010, 04:25 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 169,597
Posted By SZMB

DIY: Replacing lower ball joint in W211

This 2004 E500 has 71k mi on it. At about 65k, some squeaking could be heard when the car was going over bumps. Now at 71k mi, it squeaks continuously when driven on uneven surfaces. Steering is...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-14-2006, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,018
Posted By Rafal

Hey, we are from South Africa too, now in Oz...

Hey, we are from South Africa too, now in Oz since 1982.Let us know how you go with the LSD in your CLS.
LSD will probably add a psychedelic experience to your drags... :naughty:
12-30-2002, 07:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 32,985
Posted By Kar don

How to: Applying waxes and Paint sealants

This thread is meant for applying most liquid waxes and especially paint sealants(klasse, Zaino, blackfire, etc.).

First off you must wash your vehicle completely with a quality car wash soap or...
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