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10-23-2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 883
Posted By roadtalontsi

take a video of it

take a video of it
10-23-2018, 11:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By roadtalontsi

If your vehicle has audio 20 no it will not have...

If your vehicle has audio 20 no it will not have a sub output
10-07-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,952
Posted By roadtalontsi

Please dont use scotch-locks on any car wiring,...

Please dont use scotch-locks on any car wiring, and definitely not where protection from weather/water/corrosion is necessary. If anyone is local to DFW texas and needs something like this done ,...
10-02-2018, 11:51 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 14,237
Posted By roadtalontsi

It's all about the geometry. Most of the sway bar...

It's all about the geometry. Most of the sway bar bushings are bounded to the sway bars on mercedes. Even if they weren't the distance/angle changes with ride height. If you dont believe me unbolt...
10-02-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 14,237
Posted By roadtalontsi

I totally agree with you Curt.r . There are way...

I totally agree with you Curt.r . There are way too many people just going the cheap route and end up very disappointed with the car. Sure it looks good but it changes so many thing on the car. The...
10-02-2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,573
Posted By roadtalontsi

Yep i tried this afternoon and they only had 2...

Yep i tried this afternoon and they only had 2 fronts left. I passed as I'd rather have a rear if i could only choose one. Pretty much discontinued after these are gone from what they told me. :(
10-02-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,170
Posted By roadtalontsi

You could just ask the dealer to run the vmi and...

You could just ask the dealer to run the vmi and it will say whether it is p30 p31 or p98 :bow:
it'll also have your engine serial number on it. So then you could compare it and see if you got your...
10-02-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 682
Posted By roadtalontsi

There's a dime a dozen of tuners. Hard to truly...

There's a dime a dozen of tuners. Hard to truly say one is better than the other. Id go with who ever your local shop recommends - be it that they actually work on Mercedes and know what they are...
09-30-2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 934
Posted By roadtalontsi

I dont have the ess kit and mine's a torque...

I dont have the ess kit and mine's a torque converter car - which dont often have the overheating issues in stock form. I have no 440 kit. I've added a second trans cooler however and I can do about...
09-30-2018, 11:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,018
Posted By roadtalontsi

Nice bump, just stumbled across this. So...

Nice bump, just stumbled across this. So considering c63's understeer on the track like most front end heavy cars do, do you think this helped or hurt? I could see any additional stiffness in the...
09-23-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By roadtalontsi

Remote diagnosis ftw! :y

Remote diagnosis ftw! :y
09-23-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,282
Posted By roadtalontsi

the wider pulleys have 2 sets of ball bearings in...

the wider pulleys have 2 sets of ball bearings in them to carry extra load. just because it doesnt look identical to stock doesnt mean you should get your panties in a waad.
09-21-2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,378
Posted By roadtalontsi

agreed 507/p30 tune feels much better than most...

agreed 507/p30 tune feels much better than most aftermarket tunes.

and to the other guy while yes 10-20hp isnt as noticeable at 500hp as its only a 5% increase at that power level vs being a 20%...
09-21-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By roadtalontsi

take a video. Usually lifters and camshaft noises...

take a video. Usually lifters and camshaft noises are more noticeable at lower engine speeds and lower loads in my experience.
09-21-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 729
Posted By roadtalontsi

no kidding. Those mufflers easily drop 20-30lbs....

no kidding. Those mufflers easily drop 20-30lbs. They aren't obnoxious either. Sure you dont want to ship this?
09-21-2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By roadtalontsi

check the wiring ofcourse, I've seen people pinch...

check the wiring ofcourse, I've seen people pinch the camshaft actuator wires in the valve cover gaskets or with the wiring hardness protective plate. If its not plugged in all the way it can throw...
09-21-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By roadtalontsi

Sounds good. I'll pm you contact info.

Sounds good. I'll pm you contact info.
09-21-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,919
Posted By roadtalontsi

so what afr did your car's factory wideband...

so what afr did your car's factory wideband oxygen sensors read? There is a good chance you may need new ones. 11:1 is 2 points low btw. not too high. but i suppose that depends on point of...
09-21-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,030
Posted By roadtalontsi

Id like to see a kit with a real power steering...

Id like to see a kit with a real power steering reservoir personally. I believe all of the kits share the same garbage one. Terrible gravity feed or should i say lack of gravity feed with it mounted...
09-21-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By roadtalontsi

ask them what codes it had? there are so many...

ask them what codes it had? there are so many components and possibilities that will cause esp problems. What was the original complaint? what'd they replace first before figuring out the rack was...
09-20-2018, 12:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By roadtalontsi

yep atleast 1. :cool:

yep atleast 1. :cool:
09-19-2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 39,972
Posted By roadtalontsi

well damn those are badass - shame no one can see...

well damn those are badass - shame no one can see them inside the intake. So who is going to quit playing games and fit an sls intake manifold on their car? Thats where the rear power is.
09-19-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,378
Posted By roadtalontsi

I think i'm confused here with the . So the...

I think i'm confused here with the . So the general consensus was that tuners were just putting 507 tunes on every car lol. 507's dont even feel noticeably faster than a 480hp p30/p31 car.
09-03-2018, 01:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 716
Posted By roadtalontsi

Lol. Did they try a front sam? Thats about the...

Lol. Did they try a front sam? Thats about the only part left other than wiring. lol. Got to love that good ol' diagnostic shot gun approach
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-10-2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,991
Posted By roadtalontsi

It says on Dragy that its a Dime Racing...

It says on Dragy that its a Dime Racing intercooler. Doubt transmission is flashed, no one really has a flash for those other than Dime.
08-10-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 752
Posted By roadtalontsi

All of the direct injected ecu's have to be...

All of the direct injected ecu's have to be opened up in order to tune them. Any decent tuner has done this dozens of times, not sure why you're scared of that? direct injection has been on mb's...
07-18-2018, 01:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,160
Posted By roadtalontsi

Well i need to replace my spark plugs soon...

Well i need to replace my spark plugs soon anyways, so ill go ahead and do a compression test when i do it and report back. I may even be able to do the electronic one aswell with the sds to for a...
07-18-2018, 01:19 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 14,237
Posted By roadtalontsi

lol 38$!!! wow thats impressive.

lol 38$!!! wow thats impressive.
07-15-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,160
Posted By roadtalontsi

56k still going strong. Already did headstuds and...

56k still going strong. Already did headstuds and buckets at about 30k for preventative maint. being a 2010 car. No abnormal wear and tear or failures. broke a driveshaft - it was a really cold day...
07-15-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 14,237
Posted By roadtalontsi

bolts are only about 20$ each from the dealer....

bolts are only about 20$ each from the dealer. They arent crash bolts people. they are adjustment bolts. Id go ahead and get 2. pull left trol arm in and push right control arm right. Your car should...
07-15-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,299
Posted By roadtalontsi

check the battery terminals - possibly damaged...

check the battery terminals - possibly damaged the sensor on the ground cable? Lots to go wrong. So you took it to your MB guy and he tested stuff said alternator and battery are good but offered no...
07-15-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By roadtalontsi

cool how many e320cdi edition c63s did they make?

cool how many e320cdi edition c63s did they make?
07-15-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 543
Posted By roadtalontsi

need more details. Saying the car doesnt start...

need more details. Saying the car doesnt start sometimes and expecting real help isnt going to happen. Lay it all out no matter what seems useless. What are the conditions - does it sit 5 minutes and...
06-27-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,423
Posted By roadtalontsi

There is no reason your independent cant diagnose...

There is no reason your independent cant diagnose a simple break in a wire unless they are incompetent, lazy or just dont want to do it. Find a new independent. not all techs are created equally
06-27-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,323
Posted By roadtalontsi

these cars have too many electronics on them to...

these cars have too many electronics on them to run a baby battery. if you want to lose weight with a battery pony up and buy a lithium ion battery.
05-27-2018, 12:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 725
Posted By roadtalontsi

what you're describing doesnt sound like either...

what you're describing doesnt sound like either an eis or esl. Take it to someone who can actually diagnose this properly before you waste your money.
05-24-2018, 01:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,083
Posted By roadtalontsi

The fact that you're asking this question tells...

The fact that you're asking this question tells you all you need to know. You're not capable of pulling this off without someone with alot more knowledge of mb systems etc... to do the job. If you...
05-16-2018, 11:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 908
Posted By roadtalontsi

the only reason to go to the E would be to get a...

the only reason to go to the E would be to get a wagon. Short of that forget it. Lots more rattles, suspension isnt nearly as confident when you're pushing it hard. The m157 makes power more easily...
05-16-2018, 12:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 569
Posted By roadtalontsi

I can do it in dallas if he wants to tow it...

I can do it in dallas if he wants to tow it really far. lol
05-16-2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,982
Posted By roadtalontsi

probably a northern thing. It's definitely not...

probably a northern thing. It's definitely not normal in the south. However we see alot more wear or rubber dry rotting/cracking than the north.
05-16-2018, 12:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,110
Posted By roadtalontsi

buy some 212 e63 wheels and run square setup 265...

buy some 212 e63 wheels and run square setup 265 - toyo r888's and forget about everything else. thats as good as it gets.
05-16-2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,945
Posted By roadtalontsi

things to consider ....500hp performance car vs...

things to consider ....500hp performance car vs 300hp econobox. do you think mike tyson and your mom have the same personality?
05-16-2018, 12:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,485
Posted By roadtalontsi

see what the car tops out at. thats the easiest...

see what the car tops out at. thats the easiest way to find out :naughty:
05-15-2018, 11:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 442
Posted By roadtalontsi

so lets make sure i've read this right. You lost...

so lets make sure i've read this right. You lost your gas cap, got a check engine light for it being loose. bought an aftermarket one that doesnt really fit correctly. then your belt broke and they...
05-15-2018, 11:39 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 12,147
Posted By roadtalontsi

Im pretty late to the game on this one.... but...

Im pretty late to the game on this one.... but I'll solve the mystery for you. Im guessing none of you realize there is a setting for row air boxes in the ecu. This changes the calibration tables for...
05-13-2018, 12:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,373
Posted By roadtalontsi

it's strange the alledged magic 30hp from v6 to...

it's strange the alledged magic 30hp from v6 to v7 didnt show up in your case. lol. All that magic camshaft advance they didnt have before didnt really account for much eh? Also its really crazy that...
05-12-2018, 11:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 885
Posted By roadtalontsi

nice to see my pictures getting used still. Thats...

nice to see my pictures getting used still. Thats probably the best thread i've ever internet'd.
05-12-2018, 11:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,045
Posted By roadtalontsi

I doubt its the tensioner or chain, never seen...

I doubt its the tensioner or chain, never seen one fail - they are hydraulic with oil pressure. Its more likely to be a camshaft adjuster, camshafts or lifters. First thing id check into is your oil...
05-12-2018, 11:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,944
Posted By roadtalontsi

injector change without a re-tune is moronic....

injector change without a re-tune is moronic. even if you were changing the injectors to the exact same size but switching brands it would require a re-tune. dead times vs response times vs flow rate...
05-12-2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,982
Posted By roadtalontsi

Its not a flawed design. There is no need to even...

Its not a flawed design. There is no need to even upgrade either one of these bushings to poly or spherical ball unless you're doing serious track duty. Any balljoint will fail over time or wear. Are...
04-10-2018, 01:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,944
Posted By roadtalontsi

The best source I've seen is from the oil...

The best source I've seen is from the oil pressure/temp sensor (forgot wich one it is) the one that sucks to access behind/above the a/c compressor.
01-11-2018, 12:44 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,228
Posted By roadtalontsi

any "bolt on" modification is easily reversible...

any "bolt on" modification is easily reversible if you give it to someone who actually knows what they are doing. Nothing on the supercharger kits is none reversible. Hell if you were paranoid, you...
01-02-2018, 12:22 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,228
Posted By roadtalontsi

I believe it's around 90 c63 black series that...

I believe it's around 90 c63 black series that made it to the us. Main differences. Body - obvious. Different suspension entirely. unique control arms, knuckles, struts/dampeners, springs, bushings...
12-31-2017, 10:59 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,228
Posted By roadtalontsi

is it the one from houston? the matte grey one?...

is it the one from houston? the matte grey one? If so that was a marketing press car. There are probably alot of pictures of it floating around. I actually worked on it back in 2013 when it had...
09-25-2017, 12:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,816
Posted By roadtalontsi

4 to 5 is k3. I've never encountered any sort of...

4 to 5 is k3. I've never encountered any sort of adaptation changes with fluid changes. Seeing how its only an issue in manual mode. Id think of it more as a valve body issue. Im wondering if some...
09-22-2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,816
Posted By roadtalontsi

3-4 is k2 clutch. My issue is always the k1...

3-4 is k2 clutch. My issue is always the k1 clutch on 2-3 shift - but mine is still stock. time for rebuild part 2 lol. I dont see how a fluid change could bring about this issue unless it was just...
09-22-2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,359
Posted By roadtalontsi

just forget about real world n/a 500whp. the only...

just forget about real world n/a 500whp. the only way thats going to happen is on e-85

forget the underdrive pulley - spin the water pump, a/c and alternator slower? remove important dampening...
09-10-2017, 01:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,558
Posted By roadtalontsi

I've posted up plenty about my car. Had my first...

I've posted up plenty about my car. Had my first real issue other than transmission problems a few months back - idler pulley bearing went bad. i had the early single bearing version, the kits now...
08-26-2017, 01:48 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,863
Posted By roadtalontsi

lol, I didnt pay for it. It came free with the...

lol, I didnt pay for it. It came free with the car for no additional charge. If you notice its interesting how that magical 30whp and torques traps [email protected] on 90* ambient temps. Thats some really...
08-26-2017, 01:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,798
Posted By roadtalontsi

I've dealt with Dime a handful of times lately. I...

I've dealt with Dime a handful of times lately. I can tell you they've gotten 2 tunes for m157's and a tcu tune done just fine. I've also ordered alot of engine hardware and recieved it in a timely...
08-11-2017, 01:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 832
Posted By roadtalontsi

You need suction on the system this isn't some...

You need suction on the system this isn't some crappy 8:1 compression motor 4 cylinder terd engine. It will blow seals out.

you know what just go ahead and do it. You'll get all sorts of oil...
08-11-2017, 01:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 929
Posted By roadtalontsi

are you sure its a lifter/engine related. does...

are you sure its a lifter/engine related. does the noise change with rpm? i've had people not put the purge valve back in properly that has a steady ticking noise as well that comes and goes. Its...
08-10-2017, 01:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 832
Posted By roadtalontsi

sounds like you need a weistec catch can or fab...

sounds like you need a weistec catch can or fab up your own to go in between the intake and crankcase. I can tell you straight up if you try to do what you're talking about you will have issues. Even...
08-09-2017, 11:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 298
Posted By roadtalontsi

F.S. weistec cla45 m177 black oil filter cap - local DFW/TX

Well, Weistec messed up on my order and accidently sent a m133 filter cap instead of a m156 lol. I figured I'd try and do weistec a solid and attempt to sell it locally before sending it back. I'll...
07-23-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,479
Posted By roadtalontsi

Just a thought...add a decent size power steering...

Just a thought...add a decent size power steering fluid cooler?
07-23-2017, 08:07 PM
07-23-2017, 08:03 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,863
Posted By roadtalontsi

I just have to ask when will this end? how many...

I just have to ask when will this end? how many versions of a tune does there need to be? why are so many people caught up in the tune. There is no magic mystery tune to net you 600whp. There are...
07-07-2017, 10:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,194
Posted By roadtalontsi

too bad no one makes one like the sls black, with...

too bad no one makes one like the sls black, with a huge cut out to get all the radiator heat out. i feel like most of the hoods are mostly for show and not performance
06-13-2017, 10:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 876
Posted By roadtalontsi

Ive got one in the states. Ill give you a good...

Ive got one in the states. Ill give you a good deal. pm me as well
05-12-2017, 12:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,398
Posted By roadtalontsi

so you sued MB because they wouldn't fix it for...

so you sued MB because they wouldn't fix it for free, then you sold the car. So what resolution were they supposed to give you at that point with the car gone? but you claim that you really liked the...
05-11-2017, 11:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,951
Posted By roadtalontsi

i love that you did the rear vents. great...

i love that you did the rear vents. great attention to detail. great build!
05-11-2017, 11:44 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,318
Posted By roadtalontsi

cars with mct..... sl63, cls63, e63, s63, c63,...

cars with mct.....
sl63, cls63, e63, s63, c63, cl63. all the current real amg cars (meaning not 43's) other than cla/gla ,suv's and v12's have the mct.

transmission adaptations dont fix...
04-26-2017, 11:28 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,318
Posted By roadtalontsi

i dont see anything wrong with the car in the...

i dont see anything wrong with the car in the videos you posted. It's an automatic not a dual clutch, that is definitely not a flare of any sort.
03-30-2017, 12:03 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 16,476
Posted By roadtalontsi

i preach this to everyone. stage 2 on a torque...

i preach this to everyone. stage 2 on a torque converter car is good for 10-20kmi depending on previous condition, driving style etc...before slippage can be very noticeable. specially the 2-3, 3-4.
03-29-2017, 11:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,677
Posted By roadtalontsi

i dont think most of these people realize the...

i dont think most of these people realize the noise you are talking about. The adjusters make a rattling/ratcheting noise at cold start for 0-3 seconds and go away. The lifter noise is a constant rpm...
03-29-2017, 11:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,353
Posted By roadtalontsi

the only decent continentals are contiprocontact...

the only decent continentals are contiprocontact for all season and contisport contact - but even then they arent what i'd call great.

so op what tires are you using? you never answered just said...
03-27-2017, 01:22 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 16,476
Posted By roadtalontsi

It isnt going to fit or work period. It's a...

It isnt going to fit or work period. It's a torque tube. There is no flexing between the motor in the front of the car and the transmission in the back. Its not a matter if the shaft can handle it,...
03-07-2017, 12:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,654
Posted By roadtalontsi

that car should drive straight on a flat level...

that car should drive straight on a flat level road, but most roads are crowned and slope down to the outside for drainage which is why they pull right usually. Given that- your car probably actually...
03-07-2017, 12:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,982
Posted By roadtalontsi

normally if the bushing is bad the balljoint isnt...

normally if the bushing is bad the balljoint isnt far behind if not worse. Just get the whole arm you'll be doing yourself a favor.
03-06-2017, 12:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 644
Posted By roadtalontsi

The point of the c-clip is so you can adjust what...

The point of the c-clip is so you can adjust what angle the fitting sits at incase you need to run it differently. As for the plastic portion - it actually plugs into the crankcase/top of the block....
03-04-2017, 11:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,654
Posted By roadtalontsi

specs are everything. Yes worn tires can cause a...

specs are everything. Yes worn tires can cause a pull, new tires can cause a pull, bent wheels etc.... What tires are you running, what wheels and ofcourse most important - specs!
02-05-2017, 11:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,876
Posted By roadtalontsi

Im still holding it down. I havent been posting...

Im still holding it down. I havent been posting nearly as much, but i hop on once a month or so to see if anything peaks my interest. new c63 coupe is badass but working on it sucks and i dont have...
02-05-2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,453
Posted By roadtalontsi

i dont really think going too big in the front of...

i dont really think going too big in the front of our car is even possible - short of an awful rocket bunny kit and running 355 width tires lol, but yes that's true if you somehow corrected the...
02-05-2017, 02:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,109
Posted By roadtalontsi

dont let the mb dealers play these games with...

dont let the mb dealers play these games with you. Even though there is a stop sale mbusa reimburses the mb dealers XXX$ per month that car is in stop sale. It's different for every car. naturally...
02-05-2017, 02:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,453
Posted By roadtalontsi

kinda late to the thread but i also experienced...

kinda late to the thread but i also experienced some issues when i tracked my car last once last year with lack of turn in and understeer. Luckily i have a supercharger to help rotate the back of the...
02-05-2017, 01:58 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 74,434
Posted By roadtalontsi

Few questions for you.... So people with stage...

Few questions for you....
So people with stage 3 blower want it - stock fuel line sizing is too small for them on ethanol i get that. What about stage 2 people? Im putting down 53Xwhp/wtq zone, so...
01-16-2017, 01:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By roadtalontsi

resetting the shift adaptations isn't going to...

resetting the shift adaptations isn't going to fix a problem. there is no point. if you have a problem you have a problem. The car naturally adapts as you drive it. it doesn't "learn" problems, it...
01-12-2017, 11:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,724
Posted By roadtalontsi

57,000$ is not the rebuild price. That is the...

57,000$ is not the rebuild price. That is the price to flat out replace the engine with a brand new factory crate engine. I like how it says cutting is involved? i really hope not. This is definitely...
01-12-2017, 10:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By roadtalontsi

what exactly do you need?

what exactly do you need?
01-12-2017, 10:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 13,039
Posted By roadtalontsi

I know this thread is already a battlezone.... I...

I know this thread is already a battlezone.... I cant vouch for the ferrari f430 i havent driven one of those but at parking lot speeds.... but the gallardo? are you kidding me? that transmission is...
10-04-2016, 11:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 543
Posted By roadtalontsi

http://www.wheelexperts.com/

http://www.wheelexperts.com/
10-04-2016, 11:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By roadtalontsi

closed loop except at cold start, why would any...

closed loop except at cold start, why would any modern car run in open loop unless cold start or limp mode.
Yes primaries are wideband
no clue on cc
no clue on fuel pumps but most likely in the...
10-04-2016, 11:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By roadtalontsi

a flare up like that is going to be an internal...

a flare up like that is going to be an internal problem. Be it a sticking check valve or solenoid in the valve body caused by a part failure or trash clogging it - or a failing clutch pack set. sorry...
08-23-2016, 12:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,194
Posted By roadtalontsi

sounds like you over filled it quite severely.

sounds like you over filled it quite severely.
08-23-2016, 12:04 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 41,827
Posted By roadtalontsi

Also just flip them over and leave the hood open,...

Also just flip them over and leave the hood open, suck in fresh air from a room full of no restriction just to make a point.
08-15-2016, 12:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 631
Posted By roadtalontsi

its more than likely tune related. no they...

its more than likely tune related. no they typically dont do reflashed during cpo. the tune doesnt change the transmission however it changes the torque output and request to the transmission which...
08-12-2016, 12:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,254
Posted By roadtalontsi

sounds like a steering lock. pretty unusual for a...

sounds like a steering lock. pretty unusual for a 2014. its usually a 08' 09' c-class problem.
08-08-2016, 03:12 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,678
Posted By roadtalontsi

not sure what the point is. sure be the first guy...

not sure what the point is. sure be the first guy on the block to do this. 500 instant wheel torque at idle is hard to beat. maybe you should ride in a wiestec car before you waste your time. There's...
07-21-2016, 11:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,586
Posted By roadtalontsi

It's like that supra just wanted to showoff how...

It's like that supra just wanted to showoff how bad his turbo lag is. That was a pathetic race. lol
07-21-2016, 11:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,957
Posted By roadtalontsi

so you've tracked your car? Im around...

so you've tracked your car?

Im around 220-230F in 100*+ texas heat
07-21-2016, 10:58 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 10,031
Posted By roadtalontsi

oh yea i saw you mentioned egr delete. It's...

oh yea i saw you mentioned egr delete. It's actually secondary air injection. This engine has no egr- it can do internal egr by just using camshaft timing adjustment to have big overlap. Secondary...
07-21-2016, 10:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,417
Posted By roadtalontsi

I ave a set of non p30 sitting around as well....

I ave a set of non p30 sitting around as well. 12kmi :D haha.
07-21-2016, 10:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,519
Posted By roadtalontsi

this is getting down to a pretty crazy price...

this is getting down to a pretty crazy price guys. someone snag it.
07-16-2016, 12:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By roadtalontsi

yes the answer to that is no. do you know if the...

yes the answer to that is no. do you know if the ipod kit is factory installed or dealer? If its dealer you may get lucky and they left the aux connector jack sitting there. If thats the case you...
07-15-2016, 12:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,466
Posted By roadtalontsi

yes i have driven on them. I got to drive the...

yes i have driven on them. I got to drive the c63bs press car after it got a fresh set of rotors, pads and tires on all 4 corners, brake flush, service and alignment. They are a fine tire - ive never...
07-14-2016, 10:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 783
Posted By roadtalontsi

the number of bolts you need will depend on the...

the number of bolts you need will depend on the specs you have. Assume you'll need atleast 2. And i'd be concerned they cant get your front toe into specs, unless you somehow lowered or raised the...
07-14-2016, 10:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,466
Posted By roadtalontsi

the dunlop r-comps arent by any means bad, they...

the dunlop r-comps arent by any means bad, they are much better than conti p5's or the pirelli pzero corsa system on the clk black but in my opinion they arent even on the same level as the r888's....
07-14-2016, 10:31 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 21,544
Posted By roadtalontsi

depends who can get the transmission to hold...

depends who can get the transmission to hold 1000whp+ and still be a street car. Also i doubt the stock intake manifold is going handle the boost for too long. Definitely not made for that and they...
07-14-2016, 10:22 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 10,031
Posted By roadtalontsi

That was probably my thread you saw. I see i'm...

That was probably my thread you saw. I see i'm late to the thread. My car had the blower on it for approx 15kmi or so before having constant slip issues into 3rd at full throttle. I rebuilt the...
07-14-2016, 09:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,466
Posted By roadtalontsi

toyo r888 dont bother with anything else it's a...

toyo r888 dont bother with anything else it's a compromise. they last alot longer than you'd expect because they rarely spin or lose traction. 3-4kmi. which is what any of those other tires will get...
07-14-2016, 09:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,557
Posted By roadtalontsi

lots of stupid in here, let me clear this up. ...

lots of stupid in here, let me clear this up.

for starters there are only approx 80-90 c63 black series cars in the u.s. This is slim pickings. It's not the same as a clk black series where you...
Forum: Miscellaneous
07-10-2016, 12:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,111
Posted By roadtalontsi

2010 slk 300 171 owners manual and pocket

forsale lightly used 2010 slk 300 owners manual and comand manual with additional flyers. looking for 80$ shipped. I owned this car new, it was totalled with around 7000 miles and rarely used if at...
07-10-2016, 12:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 247
Posted By roadtalontsi

2012+ ml / gl dark brown steering wheel 166

Wheel is like new, removed at approx 100 miles for wood wheel. not positive on paint code and may fit other models. looking for 300$ shipped

...
07-10-2016, 12:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 200
Posted By roadtalontsi

212 e class ski boot tray

Almost new and unused. came out of a car with 100miles on it. looking for 180$ shipped p/n a 2126800010

...
07-07-2016, 12:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,478
Posted By roadtalontsi

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/80-img_3260_e3981058d94095166831920e39355c9dc5c1553a.jpg
...
07-05-2016, 12:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,478
Posted By roadtalontsi

i highly endorse this setup, been running it for...

i highly endorse this setup, been running it for about 1 1/2yrs now. fitment is great!
07-05-2016, 12:18 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,181
Posted By roadtalontsi

c63's are getting alot cheaper. Owners are too...

c63's are getting alot cheaper. Owners are too cheap to take to reputable shop or dealer for proper repairs. Or too cheap to make those repairs or they misunderstand the product and are comparing to...
06-26-2016, 05:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,189
Posted By roadtalontsi

you need to contact the factory for a tour ahead...

you need to contact the factory for a tour ahead of time. See if they'll take you on a private tour to show you the amg performance center, engine build center , engine test bench and best of all see...
06-22-2016, 04:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,370
Posted By roadtalontsi

ive got some, ill check part numbers when i get...

ive got some, ill check part numbers when i get back in the country friday and see if it's what you need.
06-18-2016, 12:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,687
Posted By roadtalontsi

dealers cant change vin's on used m.e.'s. They...

dealers cant change vin's on used m.e.'s. They can only reflash/code back to stock, be it that the vin already matches the car. Only some aftermarket shops can re-write the vin. Typically they like...
06-17-2016, 05:12 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,699
Posted By roadtalontsi

yes that's correct. The rear differential cooler...

yes that's correct. The rear differential cooler was installed behind the rear diffuser. It had its own separate lines, cooler and pump for only the rear diff. I dont think it had a different...
06-17-2016, 04:58 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,506
Posted By roadtalontsi

saw them today at the mb factory store in...

saw them today at the mb factory store in sindelfingen for 169 euro
06-12-2016, 06:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,218
Posted By roadtalontsi

So those are pictures of the intake ports on the...

So those are pictures of the intake ports on the cylinder head, not the intake manifold itself. I've pulled plenty off that have no problem dripping a good 1/2qt regardless of mileage just laying...
06-04-2016, 12:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 678
Posted By roadtalontsi

the stock primary oxygen sensors are widebands so...

the stock primary oxygen sensors are widebands so unless you're trying to verify that one is reading properly there's really no need for an external wideband.
05-30-2016, 01:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 768
Posted By roadtalontsi

well, keep in mind it does save alot of time when...

well, keep in mind it does save alot of time when you aren't actually replacing the headgasket and you do the bolts one at a time. It's much more time consuming when you do it the way it's supposed...
05-30-2016, 01:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By roadtalontsi

pm me

pm me
05-06-2016, 11:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 848
Posted By roadtalontsi

i've never really done anything special. Im at...

i've never really done anything special. Im at about 45kmi now, around 30k of that with the blower on. I was thinking about changing the blower oil soon. Never really thought about changing the...
04-25-2016, 10:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 882
Posted By roadtalontsi

2500$ for wheels that dont fit correctly. You're...

2500$ for wheels that dont fit correctly. You're in hre flow form price range - wheels that are great quality, looks and proper fitment. Try and find something with the TUV certification - that means...
04-25-2016, 10:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,880
Posted By roadtalontsi

It should be both. MCT just means it has multi...

It should be both. MCT just means it has multi clutch pack instead of a torque converter. 7g tronic is the name of the 7 speed automatic transmission. All c63's have the 7g tronic as well as almost...
04-25-2016, 10:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By roadtalontsi

haha. the keys dont take kindly to static...

haha. the keys dont take kindly to static electricity fyi, or rfi blockers - like wallets, purses etc...
04-25-2016, 10:22 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 41,827
Posted By roadtalontsi

haha, i was trying to say that the more...

haha, i was trying to say that the more politically correct way. :rolf:
04-25-2016, 12:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,358
Posted By roadtalontsi

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/800x531/80-automotive_connoisseur_group_project_mercedes_benz_c63_w204_hre_c97_charcoal_polished_brilliant_silver_03_1a962d1690e57c991d2146cbed07...
04-25-2016, 12:10 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 41,827
Posted By roadtalontsi

wow you paid 450$ for that? holy crap. getting...

wow you paid 450$ for that? holy crap. getting air in the 156 is not the problem. Even wiestec still uses the row airboxes on the stage 3 kits and they arent a restriction. ever notice how some 5000$...
04-19-2016, 01:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 747
Posted By roadtalontsi

stange you needed so much extra e85 normally it's...

stange you needed so much extra e85 normally it's roughly 30% more fuel quantity.
04-19-2016, 01:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 931
Posted By roadtalontsi

Genuine is best - FAKE wheels fail safety test -...

Genuine is best - FAKE wheels fail safety test - YouTube
this is why you only buy tuv rated/certified wheels not cheap china ****. the sad part is forgestars arent that cheap.
04-12-2016, 01:25 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,699
Posted By roadtalontsi

where are said upgraded packs readily available?

where are said upgraded packs readily available?
04-07-2016, 10:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,414
Posted By roadtalontsi

I spoke with steve about this as well. He said it...

I spoke with steve about this as well. He said it can be worth while if i dont mind my car being for track only. At that point i scraped the idea entirely. lol. Considering i can install them myself,...
03-22-2016, 11:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,108
Posted By roadtalontsi

On a perfect day in a perfect world sure an n/a...

On a perfect day in a perfect world sure an n/a car gets close on the time but, believe me if you drove a blown stage 2 car you'd know the difference between the 2 instantly. If you think it's...
02-29-2016, 12:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,789
Posted By roadtalontsi

well that sucks. Steve was always great to talk...

well that sucks. Steve was always great to talk to and work with. They've got some big shoes to fill, if he's really gone.
02-29-2016, 12:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,122
Posted By roadtalontsi

and im sure the cosworth and evo's had the same...

and im sure the cosworth and evo's had the same size differential. more plates = more surface area if the plates are too small. It's funny you mention those cars when neither needed limited slips....
02-23-2016, 09:50 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,021
Posted By roadtalontsi

I've driven them in damp/ after rain and they...

I've driven them in damp/ after rain and they actually still hooked. In the rain they are ok, definitely not the best but with 530wtq it's pretty easy to spin any tire if I want, wet or dry. However...
02-23-2016, 09:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,387
Posted By roadtalontsi

235 front 265 rear. not sure i can rock 255...

235 front 265 rear. not sure i can rock 255 fronts on these wheels. Im sure i can on my hre's though.
02-23-2016, 09:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,107
Posted By roadtalontsi

tires that arent designed for a 4000lb car. how...

tires that arent designed for a 4000lb car. how on earth did you get 9500 miles out of rear tires on a c63 lol.
02-22-2016, 11:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 25,568
Posted By roadtalontsi

run 0w40 it helps with the cold - that's your...

run 0w40 it helps with the cold - that's your best bet to prevent the lifters from sticking. p31 package has nothing to do with your lifters man.
02-22-2016, 11:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,387
Posted By roadtalontsi

I was at msr in cresson. It's the first time i...

I was at msr in cresson. It's the first time i tracked this car, so i cant make a fair judgement against stock wheels (i never owned the car with them anyways). I surprisingly had a bit of...
02-22-2016, 11:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,107
Posted By roadtalontsi

[QUOTE=QuartzBlueP31;6716213]Stock alignment 9500...

[QUOTE=QuartzBlueP31;6716213]Stock alignment 9500 miles on Hankook V12s 275/19
02-21-2016, 07:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,684
Posted By roadtalontsi

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1024x565/80-undefined_aabb9fbcc5e88f4cb0cab63dbd5078337f5a66d7.png


an wrenches.

You dont have to use these, but the an fittings are soft...
02-21-2016, 07:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,387
Posted By roadtalontsi

The dark pictures i just took today when i read...

The dark pictures i just took today when i read this. Hopefully this gives ya'll an idea on the fitment. It's a little higher now than it was then. When i went to the roadcourse i wanted to make sure...
02-21-2016, 07:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,107
Posted By roadtalontsi

yep. they wear evenly, always have. Excessive toe...

yep. they wear evenly, always have. Excessive toe in would wear the outside of the tire. negative camber and toe out wear the inside :y
I can take some pics of my tires and some other c63's i've...
02-18-2016, 10:51 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,021
Posted By roadtalontsi

Ill try a set on the rear when i kill off my toyo...

Ill try a set on the rear when i kill off my toyo r888's. No rear tire has ever been worth a crap on the rear of my car other than the r888 and the hoosier dot drags. The sumitomo htrz3 were ok, but...
02-18-2016, 10:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,916
Posted By roadtalontsi

summer tires do this in cold weather.

summer tires do this in cold weather.
02-18-2016, 10:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,107
Posted By roadtalontsi

Im running the stock specs. i think they are .23...

Im running the stock specs. i think they are .23 toe in on each side. Tires wear fantastic.
02-18-2016, 10:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,884
Posted By roadtalontsi

just throwing this some more info out there for...

just throwing this some more info out there for future reference. If you have an rf-id blocker in your wallet or purse it will cause issues with blocking the signal for keyless go. Additionally...
02-18-2016, 10:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,684
Posted By roadtalontsi

depends do you have -10 an wrenchs, stubby torx...

depends do you have -10 an wrenchs, stubby torx and allens? hose cutters? The install is not difficult but considering tool costs and potential to break things it may not be worth your struggle. To...
02-10-2016, 09:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,387
Posted By roadtalontsi

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

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x2000/80-img_3012_89e391abf0e54f7a80bdc64445fbfa8dc0074982.jpg


The front is pretty aggressive but looks good. The rear I had to raise...
02-02-2016, 09:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,831
Posted By roadtalontsi

i tow cars around my parking lot with my smart...

i tow cars around my parking lot with my smart car all the time. people say there's no way it can pull a 6000lb truck, well it does. It may not like it but all 68 squirrel powers make it happen. I...
02-02-2016, 09:17 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 32,053
Posted By roadtalontsi

That's unfortunate it didn't work. I would never...

That's unfortunate it didn't work. I would never preach improper repair procedures but sometimes short cuts do work, and this is a short cut some people have had luck with. I'm the kind of person...
02-02-2016, 09:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,030
Posted By roadtalontsi

akra all the way. Most aftermarket exhaust...

akra all the way. Most aftermarket exhaust systems just sound raspy and crackly, horribly loud which is great fun sometimes but really annoying to live with on a daily basis. The akra is just...
01-19-2016, 10:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,793
Posted By roadtalontsi

If that's so how many have you worked on that...

If that's so how many have you worked on that this is the case do tell us. what a lie.
01-19-2016, 10:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,500
Posted By roadtalontsi

The torque converter and mct are both the 7g...

The torque converter and mct are both the 7g transmission. The mct is better suited for lighter cars like the c63. While i cant tell you weather the torque converter or mct is stronger itself I can...
01-12-2016, 09:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,442
Posted By roadtalontsi

make wheels fit your car that weren't made in the...

make wheels fit your car that weren't made in the correct size... lol. This is some vw,honda cheapo ricer solution rather than buy the right wheels. hell no.
01-12-2016, 09:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,971
Posted By roadtalontsi

torque on the intake manifold bolts is 10nm, 90...

torque on the intake manifold bolts is 10nm, 90 degrees, then 10 degrees. Just fyi did some yesterday so fresh on my mind.
01-12-2016, 09:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,384
Posted By roadtalontsi

i believe the caliper bracket to knuckle bolts...

i believe the caliper bracket to knuckle bolts should be 21mm. Unless you want to take them off with the 2 large hex bolts (caliper to bracket) which are pretty big i dont remember off the top of my...
01-05-2016, 09:54 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 95,881
Posted By roadtalontsi

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/646x862/80-timeslip_566c08df21fcdfcf237104f5427f2d209c0174b6.png

This is from quite a while back at texas motorplex in ennis tx. 2 best runs...
01-05-2016, 09:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 21,404
Posted By roadtalontsi

how much for motor and trans swap. I down grade...

how much for motor and trans swap. I down grade you from stage 3 to stage 2.
:naughty:
Ill handle all the labor.
01-01-2016, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 783
Posted By roadtalontsi

usually this is a one time thing for the 08-09...

usually this is a one time thing for the 08-09 cars and then it doesnt happen again. Not sure why yours has crapped out this much thats crazy and sucks.
12-27-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,346
Posted By roadtalontsi

check the battery terminals make sure they...

check the battery terminals make sure they actually got tightened. Then take it to the dealer. This is not something you'll be fixing on your own.
12-26-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 52,725
Posted By roadtalontsi

the 507 vs the blackseries.... Drive train wise...

the 507 vs the blackseries....
Drive train wise they are pretty much identical. The main difference is cosmetics, cooling and suspension. The regular c63 is a great car and fun but pretty hard to be...
12-17-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,729
Posted By roadtalontsi

THIS.... and your gearhead friend is an idiot....

THIS.... and your gearhead friend is an idiot. You probably shouldnt listen to him, he has no idea what he is talking about.
12-13-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,721
Posted By roadtalontsi

awesome, im glad you're understanding the way all...

awesome, im glad you're understanding the way all this works. The camber bolts usually change it around 10-15minutes or a 1/4 of a degree in camber and subtract 20 minutes of caster when you pull...
12-13-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,721
Posted By roadtalontsi

yep, thats how you want it. If you're installing...

yep, thats how you want it. If you're installing them yourself then driving back to the alignment rack make sure you arent driving too far. Your front toe is going to be thrown way out up atleast a...
12-13-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,340
Posted By roadtalontsi

it's not the size that matters it's the compound....

it's not the size that matters it's the compound. nitto's are terrible thats why they are so cheap.
12-12-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,444
Posted By roadtalontsi

In short no. You could always just swap the...

In short no. You could always just swap the grille out if you only want the look.
It would easily cost 5k$ in parts alone. The amount of new wiring and programing/coding changes required would make...
12-12-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,285
Posted By roadtalontsi

the lighting package xenons only move up and down...

the lighting package xenons only move up and down on 204's not side to side. As mentioned above the cornering package turns on the foglamps, only 1 on the side you're turning which makes people think...
12-12-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,721
Posted By roadtalontsi

Your front camber is more negative on the left -...

Your front camber is more negative on the left - which will cause pull to the right, and you have more caster on the left than the right which will also cause a pull to the right as well.

Im used...
12-12-2015, 12:33 PM
12-12-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 599
Posted By roadtalontsi

http://www.dallasautostorehouse.com/ which also...

http://www.dallasautostorehouse.com/ which also houses http://www.wheelexperts.com/

is also a good place. They have a great amg tech.
12-09-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 721
Posted By roadtalontsi

1600 "reliable" hp lol. dreamer thread for sure....

1600 "reliable" hp lol. dreamer thread for sure. maybe you should ask some of those stage 2000hp ugr lambo's the service and maint. intervals lol.
12-06-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 721
Posted By roadtalontsi

The part you're missing to get is they want to...

The part you're missing to get is they want to use benz components. Weistec could throw a powerglide and standalone ecu in and be in the 8's but that's not what it's about. considering the 6.2L is...
12-06-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 15,556
Posted By roadtalontsi

buffing out is not an option. You can't buff...

buffing out is not an option. You can't buff matte paint. Otherwise you make it not matte. The proper cleaning compound and a tooth brush could probably clean it up (yes a tooth brush - matte clear...
12-01-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 14,657
Posted By roadtalontsi

Its for fit and finish. The tips arent plastic....

Its for fit and finish. The tips arent plastic. It doesnt bother me at all, this isnt anything new. It has been happening for quite a long time with benz. Who cares if the tip is physically attached...
12-01-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 33,300
Posted By roadtalontsi

as mentioned dont use those holes as an indicator...

as mentioned dont use those holes as an indicator of 40*. those holes can be anywhere. The adjusters come off of the camshafts and can be installed at infinite angles/positions. You wont need a...
11-24-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,384
Posted By roadtalontsi

No that noise is not normal. Why does my car not...

No that noise is not normal. Why does my car not make it? If it's still doing it then you got bad new parts, or they replaced the wrong ones. The only time this or a lifter tick should happen is if...
11-24-2015, 10:40 PM
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Views: 3,960
Posted By roadtalontsi

I like the look too, not sure if i'd rock it on...

I like the look too, not sure if i'd rock it on my c63 because of the mileage and constant tire replacement. However on a weekend only car with a decent size sidewall id go for it.

btw that viper...
11-20-2015, 11:11 PM
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Posted By roadtalontsi

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x2000/80-img_3012_cdad14469b07ee55933d453c510c7d43e3abe8b9.jpg


visiting battleship uss texas.

dont mind the lack of center caps...
11-20-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,820
Posted By roadtalontsi

nothing wrong with 80k and good maintenance...

nothing wrong with 80k and good maintenance records. If anything it's lived an easy life of nothing but highway miles. Which is much better than stop and go city miles. Probably has the original...
11-20-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,270
Posted By roadtalontsi

to add to this .... Actually 2 separate fuel pump...

to add to this .... Actually 2 separate fuel pump control modules, one for each pump. they are pulse width modulated - do not apply direct voltage to them it may cause problem. There is still a...
11-20-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,906
Posted By roadtalontsi

If it gets raced.... it is race car! :nix: ...

If it gets raced.... it is race car! :nix:

fyi got 21mpg cruising at around 80mph to houston last weekend 240miles.
Im pretty sure the tuning for emissions calibration (nox and no egr), no...
11-20-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,325
Posted By roadtalontsi

BOSTITCH BTMT72287 Pass Through Socket Set,...

BOSTITCH BTMT72287 Pass Through Socket Set, 65-Piece - Adjustable Wrenches - Amazon.com

something like this could work.

They sell a similar kit to this at lowes/home depot.
11-20-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,384
Posted By roadtalontsi

yep thats definitely an adjuster. Known issue?...

yep thats definitely an adjuster. Known issue? well like any other part sometimes they fail at times. It has to do with oil pressure bleeding down inside the adjuster. If you just dropped 60k$ your...
11-15-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 32,053
Posted By roadtalontsi

nice job Zephr thats got to be one of the...

nice job Zephr thats got to be one of the cleanest engine bays i've ever seen. That **** looks show room spotless. Good job taking care of that car so well.
11-15-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,834
Posted By roadtalontsi

yep thats snake oil non sense. Basically they...

yep thats snake oil non sense. Basically they stick a spray probe in your intake manifold and connect a line to your fuel rail and run the engine. This is typical hack big money dealership nonsense,...
11-15-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,766
Posted By roadtalontsi

that would be the best solution if you had to...

that would be the best solution if you had to have something like this. Ultimately i think you already nailed the flaws in this setup already. Turbos utilize hot gas energy... not so hot after 10ft...
11-14-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By roadtalontsi

so why was there corrosion in the ecu? how is the...

so why was there corrosion in the ecu? how is the connector and the pins.
11-14-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 613
Posted By roadtalontsi

:rolf: stage 2 since 13kmi. have 39k on it...

:rolf:

stage 2 since 13kmi. have 39k on it now. so 26,000 miles.
trans lasted till 28k. did a stock rebuild and upgraded valve body. so far so good :rolleyes:

p.s. i think your torque is a...
11-14-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,766
Posted By roadtalontsi

because a bolt on supercharger is alot cheaper...

because a bolt on supercharger is alot cheaper than a 60k$ long block lol.
11-14-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,942
Posted By roadtalontsi

Im pretty sure jrcart has ran like a 9.0-9.2...

Im pretty sure jrcart has ran like a 9.0-9.2 before. that's an outdated video.
11-14-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,910
Posted By roadtalontsi

the camshafts are around 800$/each, which is...

the camshafts are around 800$/each, which is about how much the adjusters are too.

nvm missed where you posted 3100$ for all 4. my bad.
11-14-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 778
Posted By roadtalontsi

ML's have a lot more room in the engine bay,...

ML's have a lot more room in the engine bay, particularly in the back where the cats are. Im sure thats where they stuffed them. Cool they did it. Kind of lame they only did 3/4 cylinders lol.
11-14-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,766
Posted By roadtalontsi

not liking superchargers is just a plain ignorant...

not liking superchargers is just a plain ignorant opinion. So do you not like top fuel dragsters? massive power? do you hate alcohol, race gas and nitrous too? dislike rotary engines or electric...
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