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Forum: W212 AMG
Today, 03:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,984
Posted By billvp218

The 759whp was on race gas, I assume ... what...

The 759whp was on race gas, I assume ... what boost level? What was your 1/4 trap on the race gas run (DA adjusted)?
Today, 02:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 28
Posted By billvp218

Battery Low = Car stuck in Park?

I was playing around with some things on my car today, and the battery ended up getting pretty low. I figured that out when I went to start it and it just barely turned over. I figured I'd go drive...
06-14-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,425
Posted By billvp218

delete

delete
06-14-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 143
Posted By billvp218

TPMS

I set my tires to what it said inside the gascap door for speed up to 155mph, but the TPMS light is still on. It also says check tire pressure, and shows the values in yellow/orange. Is there...
Forum: AMG GT
05-22-2019, 01:01 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,736
Posted By billvp218

Nice car! Do you mind posting the before/after...

Nice car! Do you mind posting the before/after dyno results?
05-06-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 32,965
Posted By billvp218

how do you reboot

how do you reboot
04-29-2019, 03:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 177
Posted By billvp218

Different side skirts?

I think some more sporty side skirts would liven the car up a lot.

I saw these from Piecha:...
Forum: W218
04-28-2019, 02:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By billvp218

for some reason, most MBs in the past 15 years...

for some reason, most MBs in the past 15 years have that lag ... it is correctable with a tune, and probably just as good of a reason to get one as wanting more power
Forum: AMG GT
04-23-2019, 10:05 PM
04-22-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 571
Posted By billvp218

I have an R231. Wavetrac said their part#...

I have an R231.

Wavetrac said their part# 48.309.185WK will work, although there's a little install adjustment needed to the housing to get it in.
Forum: Marketplace
04-22-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 191
Posted By billvp218

delete

delete
Forum: W212 AMG
04-20-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 13,286
Posted By billvp218

What is stage2 considered?

What is stage2 considered?
04-19-2019, 01:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 465
Posted By billvp218

Tires wider than stock 285/30 fit?

Can we move up the width any without them bulging and looking ridiculous? Anyone have pictures?

On the stock 10" wheels (285/30/19 tires), can a 295/30/19 fit? The Pilot Sport 4S don't yet come...
Forum: Marketplace
04-14-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 191
Posted By billvp218

On the Quaife pdf, it says QDF9V is for a Dodger...

On the Quaife pdf, it says QDF9V is for a Dodger Charger SRT8

An E55 is listed as part number QDF27B
Forum: W218
04-13-2019, 02:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,083
Posted By billvp218

What were the issues?

What were the issues?
Forum: Marketplace
03-29-2019, 01:28 AM
03-28-2019, 01:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 571
Posted By billvp218

Do you know who sells a Wavetrac LSD which fits...

Do you know who sells a Wavetrac LSD which fits the R231? I tried searching a bit and didn't find anything. It's also not listed on the Wavetrac website: http://wavetrac.net/application.htm
03-25-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 571
Posted By billvp218

Thanks, it looks like Kleemann USA sells them.

Thanks, it looks like Kleemann USA sells them.
Replies: 1
Views: 992
Posted By billvp218

Interior Trim change?

I am looking at some used R231 SL63 and several of the cars would be good options for me if they had different interior trim. Has anyone swapped out the interior trim, or did some kind of a quality...
Replies: 61
Views: 7,232
Posted By billvp218

What other tunes are much better? This seems...

What other tunes are much better? This seems like about the highest whp that I've seen from just a tune.
03-23-2019, 04:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 571
Posted By billvp218

LSD options?

What options are there for an aftermarket LSD if I get an R231 SL63 without the performance pack? Anyone added one?

Renntech has one for $4500:...
02-26-2019, 12:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,450
Posted By billvp218

That is when the transmission is at high risk of...

That is when the transmission is at high risk of failure?
Stage 1 Weistec shows 460 wtq
Stage 2 Weistec shows 529 wtq
Stage 3 Weistec shows 555 wtq
02-25-2019, 03:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,450
Posted By billvp218

Nobody has had one fail?

Nobody has had one fail?
02-20-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,450
Posted By billvp218

At what torque level does the transmission start slipping?

Is it common with a supercharger added, or possibly a bunch of N/A mods where people have issues at a certain tq level? Are there known required 722.9 transmission upgrades required for various tq...
10-16-2017, 01:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,576
Posted By billvp218

how much boost is he running

how much boost is he running
10-03-2017, 02:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 857
Posted By billvp218

Retail is $1100 new, and you are asking $900 +...

Retail is $1100 new, and you are asking $900 + shipping for used 2k mile tires?

You may need to take a few hundred dollars off that price.
10-02-2017, 01:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,034
Posted By billvp218

What were the track times/traps from a few years...

What were the track times/traps from a few years back with the old tune?
10-02-2017, 12:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,034
Posted By billvp218

What's the expected annual maintenance on a beast...

What's the expected annual maintenance on a beast like this?
09-16-2017, 07:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,758
Posted By billvp218

Did Eurocharged do the install? Dyno?

Did Eurocharged do the install? Dyno?
09-02-2017, 03:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,702
Posted By billvp218

post what you are asking, none of this only...

post what you are asking, none of this only "accepting offers" bs

nobody is going to show up clueless and offer you 60k for the car just because you didn't put a price down

there are multiple...
08-27-2017, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 616
Posted By billvp218

pics don't work, photobucket sucks

pics don't work, photobucket sucks
08-04-2017, 11:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,108
Posted By billvp218

times and/or dyno numbers?

times and/or dyno numbers?
08-04-2017, 10:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,702
Posted By billvp218

How long have you had it? Any mods, tune, etc?

How long have you had it? Any mods, tune, etc?
07-17-2017, 12:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,171
Posted By billvp218

SL63 options to have top speed over 155?

I was looking at an SL63, and the owner said he had it up to 180mph or so, but the car is supposed to be stock.

Assuming the owner was correct, what options are there to get the limiter removed?...
06-28-2017, 03:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 354
Posted By billvp218

06-05-2017, 02:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 465
Posted By billvp218

sure, why not why would the dealership...

sure, why not

why would the dealership purchase a car because it had been in a wreck though?
05-21-2017, 01:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,178
Posted By billvp218

I just looked at the warranty, and it expires...

I just looked at the warranty, and it expires 5/31/2017 ... I was thinking it was 5/21/2017, so there's 10 days left of the warranty
05-16-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,178
Posted By billvp218

They are showing for me. Are you unable to see...

They are showing for me. Are you unable to see the images in the first post or #10 or both? I attached some pictures to this post.
05-14-2017, 10:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,178
Posted By billvp218

willing to consider trades + cash (either from my...

willing to consider trades + cash (either from my end or yours) ... I'd probably be selling whatever I'd get in a trade, but maybe not
05-12-2017, 09:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,178
Posted By billvp218

bump, warranty nearing expiration next step...

bump, warranty nearing expiration

next step if I keep it is to get ported heads & cams, so save me that expense :)
04-26-2017, 09:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,178
Posted By billvp218

bump

bump
04-16-2017, 06:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,178
Posted By billvp218

one month left on warranty

one month left on warranty
04-13-2017, 12:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,327
Posted By billvp218

Are you saying 515whp with s/c, headers, & tune? ...

Are you saying 515whp with s/c, headers, & tune? Or 515bhp? The latter seems reasonable.
04-12-2017, 11:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,999
Posted By billvp218

I saw a few cars online for similar prices, but...

I saw a few cars online for similar prices, but I'm curious why these are worth anything near that.
04-04-2017, 09:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,178
Posted By billvp218

It was a nice day today, so here's two top-down...

It was a nice day today, so here's two top-down pictures:

http://i.imgur.com/5dG9fW1h.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/sUcbtT0h.jpg
04-02-2017, 09:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 230
Posted By billvp218

M113k cams on a supercharged M113 engine?

Can this work? I'm wondering if there's a better / cheaper alternative to the $2500 Kleemann cams.
03-23-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,178
Posted By billvp218

Thanks for the compliments on the car. I...

Thanks for the compliments on the car.

I have had no issues with Fidelity - they replaced my seat heaters (~ $4k I think) with no problems at all. I bought mine through a MB dealer if that...
03-22-2017, 02:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,178
Posted By billvp218

just added new (OEM) rear rotors

just added new (OEM) rear rotors
03-18-2017, 12:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,178
Posted By billvp218

I'm near Nashville, TN.

I'm near Nashville, TN.
03-16-2017, 10:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,178
Posted By billvp218

edited to note that the car has 2 months...

edited to note that the car has 2 months remaining on a Platinum (exclusionary) Fidelity warranty
03-13-2017, 10:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,178
Posted By billvp218

Supercharged SLK55 for sale

This is a unique and very quick car. The custom fenders are from a group-buy (ended up with less than 10 sold) from a European company. This may be the only supercharged SLK55 with sport fenders...
03-11-2017, 03:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,999
Posted By billvp218

Considering buying a 2013 SL63 ... what options needed, any problems?

What are some must-have options on the 2013 SL63? Any common problems to look out for?

thanks
03-09-2017, 01:43 AM
Replies: 670
Views: 65,078
Posted By billvp218

I just read this whole thread from start to...

I just read this whole thread from start to finish. I will say that I heard about the same such problems with SpeeDriven many years ago ... it's a wonder they are still in business. I have used...
01-06-2017, 12:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 367
Posted By billvp218

WTB: Ported Heads for SLK55

Anyone happen to have any they want to sell?
01-02-2017, 02:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,615
Posted By billvp218

I have a Kleemann supercharged SLK55 ... what...

I have a Kleemann supercharged SLK55 ... what modifications would I need? What's the justification for extra hp with these, have we seen this swap before?
10-01-2016, 03:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,130
Posted By billvp218

Were the heads sold too, or just the bottom end. ...

Were the heads sold too, or just the bottom end. Can you provide more details around the gains you saw with your head work? I'm thinking about doing this with my supercharged SLK55.
10-01-2016, 03:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,662
Posted By billvp218

I don't suppose you dynoed it?

I don't suppose you dynoed it?
Forum: SLK55 (R171)
02-22-2016, 08:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,090
Posted By billvp218

With both the ECU & Kleemann headers, I saw about...

With both the ECU & Kleemann headers, I saw about 40whp (Mustang dyno). There are many more SLK owners on slkworld.com than here.
Forum: SLK55 (R171)
04-20-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,062
Posted By billvp218

Is he also in Monrovia?

Is he also in Monrovia?
Forum: SLK55 (R171)
02-04-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,155
Posted By billvp218

wish I lived close by :zoom: can you give...

wish I lived close by :zoom:

can you give some pros/cons for the two options?
Forum: SLK55 (R171)
01-05-2015, 12:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,779
Posted By billvp218

Is this special still on?

Is this special still on?
Forum: SLK55 (R171)
07-31-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,447
Posted By billvp218

Thanks for the reply Zayed ... there is actually...

Thanks for the reply Zayed ... there is actually just an empty spot in that location on the R171 SLK55.

For others' future benefit, I found out that the ecu is actually in the corner box on the...
Forum: SLK55 (R171)
07-29-2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,447
Posted By billvp218

SLK55 ECU Location?

I'd like to take it off tonight so I can ship it tomorrow, but I can't find it :nix:

Anyone have some instructions, or can tell me where it's at?

This is for a 2005 SLK55.

thanks
07-26-2013, 12:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 470
Posted By billvp218

that's an r170

that's an r170
06-18-2013, 03:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 753
Posted By billvp218

http://www.mbusa.com/mercedes/service_and_parts/ow...

http://www.mbusa.com/mercedes/service_and_parts/owners_manuals

www.slkworld.com
06-04-2013, 01:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 21,932
Posted By billvp218

How you can look at the SLK data? edit...

How you can look at the SLK data?


edit ... "Problems" works but not "Reliability" comparison
Forum: SLK55 (R171)
05-31-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,091
Posted By billvp218

http://www.slkworld.com/diy-section/20064-diy-r171...

http://www.slkworld.com/diy-section/20064-diy-r171-trunk-struts-replacement.html
Forum: SLK55 (R171)
05-29-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,090
Posted By billvp218

How many miles were on the car when you put it...

How many miles were on the car when you put it on? What tune was used? Was there any compression testing done prior to installation?

I'm thinking about getting a kleemann sc on my slk55 and...
Forum: SLK55 (R171)
05-04-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,090
Posted By billvp218

Is an ECU tune needed with this?

Is an ECU tune needed with this?
05-01-2013, 12:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 598
Posted By billvp218

Rate this warranty!

grade of 1-10, 1 being lowest, 10 being best, what would you rate it for SL coverage:

Exclusions


Paint, exhaust system, carpet, glass, upholstery, soft trim, carburetor, weather stripping,...
04-30-2013, 02:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,247
Posted By billvp218

older R230, how much $$ for common repairs

I realize that asking about warranties is a common question (and everyone just seems to say to get one), but I have not seen specific $$ amounts for repairs.

I'm wondering if it's worth it to...
04-28-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 577
Posted By billvp218

SL600 electronics changes

Someone in a different post said that the electronics changed substantially around 2006. Any insight?
04-24-2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 9,089
Posted By billvp218

consecutive *****es, how cute ... that's you on...

consecutive *****es, how cute ... that's you on your knees doing what you do best

no harm, no foul is the way it should be
04-17-2013, 03:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,176
Posted By billvp218

part of VIN to indicate an SL600 has the AMG sport package?

Anyone have a VIN decoder?

USA cars, if it matters.

:zoom:
04-04-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 673
Posted By billvp218

2005 SL65 AMG ... has there been a heatsoak fix

:nix:

I'm thinking about getting one, and was wondering if there is a fix now (upgraded intercooler, heat exchanger, pipes, or whatever).
02-25-2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,544
Posted By billvp218

sold

sold
12-05-2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,544
Posted By billvp218

bump, open to offers :smash:

bump, open to offers :smash:
11-28-2010, 02:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,544
Posted By billvp218

PLX tuning goodies

PLX Kiwi Wifi + iMFD: $150
($200 at http://www.plxkiwi.com/kiwiwifi/hardware.html (http://www.plxkiwi.com/kiwiwifi/hardware.html))
I've used the Kiwi Wifi to datalog and clear/diagnose check engine...
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