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Forum: W211 AMG
Yesterday, 10:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 882
Posted By Sulaco

Without a doubt, I always get full coverage on my...

Without a doubt, I always get full coverage on my daily drivers. It's paid for itself twice so far.

Even when my wife totaled my 99 C43, full coverage still paid for a $6,500 repair.
Forum: W211 AMG
Yesterday, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 955
Posted By Sulaco

Great write-up. I always use the Kumho Ecstas...

Great write-up. I always use the Kumho Ecstas from this comparison due to a value proposition: I don't race, I don't track, and I do 100 miles per day. I have 4 cars and the Kumho's have never once...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-15-2019, 08:39 PM
Forum: W211 AMG
05-14-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,305
Posted By Sulaco

what a bizarre and specific technical detail to...

what a bizarre and specific technical detail to get so bent out of shape over
05-06-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,013
Posted By Sulaco

so did you figure out the no start problem?

so did you figure out the no start problem?
05-03-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 514
Posted By Sulaco

man, that is a happy ending! now if I can...

man, that is a happy ending!

now if I can get someone else to pay for the damage done to my E55 wagon when it fell off the jack in the home depot parking lot 2 weeks ago...
05-01-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,954
Posted By Sulaco

PJ, where's the vid!?

PJ, where's the vid!?
Forum: W211 AMG
04-21-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,336
Posted By Sulaco

Mods, plz delete. Hate seeing drama here.

Mods, plz delete. Hate seeing drama here.
Forum: W211 AMG
04-21-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 775
Posted By Sulaco

I think you will definitely be happier in the...

I think you will definitely be happier in the long run. Good call, in my biased opinion of course. I love the sedans and a quick one even more, but reaching antique status soon, and the wagon will...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-20-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 829
Posted By Sulaco

Jealous. Mine was stock per the ad. Drove 4 hours...

Jealous. Mine was stock per the ad. Drove 4 hours to buy it and it has a few mods (headers, pulley, cooling). Have considered going back to stock except for the cooling.
Forum: W211 AMG
04-20-2019, 01:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 829
Posted By Sulaco

I just realized you're the guy I met on instagram...

I just realized you're the guy I met on instagram 2 days ago! Is your wagon stock?
04-19-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 924
Posted By Sulaco

If you want to keep the car a long time and keep...

If you want to keep the car a long time and keep it correct, do as ECTurboGSX said and use dealer. They are likely very low stock, if still available at all.

Otherwise, hire a shop to do grey...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-19-2019, 11:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 775
Posted By Sulaco

How on earth is any highly modified sedan worth...

How on earth is any highly modified sedan worth more than a clean, stock wagon?? Are sedans fetching triple their book value on BaT now? I'm confused.
Forum: W211 AMG
04-19-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,336
Posted By Sulaco

It's an E55. If the transmission is good and it...

It's an E55. If the transmission is good and it has a good compression test and oil analysis what's the problem? You could argue its history merits a huge price drop and pick up a super wagon on the...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-19-2019, 11:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 829
Posted By Sulaco

Every time I see a new 55 Wagon post like this,...

Every time I see a new 55 Wagon post like this, it makes me so nervous that I'm putting 100 miles a day on mine with numerous red-line upshifts.
Forum: W211 AMG
04-04-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 695
Posted By Sulaco

There are 2 with similar miles, all stock, having...

There are 2 with similar miles, all stock, having trouble getting into the high teens right now. One is black on black in Atlanta for $19k and hasn't sold in 22 days....
Forum: W211 AMG
03-25-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 609
Posted By Sulaco

My car had a 72mm on it when I got it. I had no...

My car had a 72mm on it when I got it. I had no idea it was considered so aggressive. Hmmmm.
Forum: W211 AMG
03-19-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By Sulaco

' In Nashville. have aftermarket 63 bumper...

'

In Nashville. have aftermarket 63 bumper with carbon lip I'll trade for your 55 bumper.
Forum: W211 AMG
03-15-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,943
Posted By Sulaco

off topic, but I'm literally saving up to import...

off topic, but I'm literally saving up to import one as soon as they're 25 years old. I will 55 swap that thing before it even gets off the truck, and it will be my new daily.
Forum: W211 AMG
03-05-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By Sulaco

In my old car that still has 2 cats, after the...

In my old car that still has 2 cats, after the ECU is reset I have to drive like 900 miles before the readiness sensors all read green; including the o2 sensors.
03-03-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,113
Posted By Sulaco

following the build in facebook, he gave up the...

following the build in facebook, he gave up the 113k and has gone to a naturally aspirated 5.4 113
Forum: W211 AMG
03-01-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 626
Posted By Sulaco

The 53 series cars are the replacement for the 43...

The 53 series cars are the replacement for the 43 series cars, I believe. I think they are going to start phasing out all their V6 engines in favor of the inline 6 hybrid setup in the E53.

The...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-26-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By Sulaco

I have the OEM bluetooth in my 2005 S211, can I...

I have the OEM bluetooth in my 2005 S211, can I be of any help here?
Forum: W211 AMG
02-15-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 398
Posted By Sulaco

Allow me to interject with the greatest crime....

Allow me to interject with the greatest crime. The s202 C55 AMG the USA also never got: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Silver_MB_C_55_AMG_T_(S202)_AMG_r_2010.jpg

Apparently, less than 10...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-12-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 482
Posted By Sulaco

The w202 C43 had the best brakes in the world in...

The w202 C43 had the best brakes in the world in 1998. It went from 60 mph to 0 mph in 97 feet. There's absolutely no need for a brake upgrade.

OP, I also have a C43, but mine has the motor from a...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-11-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,616
Posted By Sulaco

the beauty of doing all this development on the...

the beauty of doing all this development on the E55 is that it spills over into a ton of other M113 powered cars...

I have a w202 C55 parked out back that could desperately use a proper FI setup!
Forum: W211 AMG
02-10-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By Sulaco

this is very helpful. My e55 has similar mods and...

this is very helpful. My e55 has similar mods and 152k miles and I drive the snot out of it. I put over 300k miles on my C43 and never had an issue, so I'm hoping to do the same with the E55.
Forum: W211 AMG
02-10-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,616
Posted By Sulaco

I really wonder how many miles are on this car....

I really wonder how many miles are on this car. OP get back in here.

I daily my E55 with 152k miles. It's lightly modded (mid length headers, 72mm pulley with bwk, no cats, upgraded h/e with split...
02-04-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 674
Posted By Sulaco

lucky snag! that two tone leather always wears...

lucky snag! that two tone leather always wears far faster than the solid black ones.

if all body panels and paint are original, you got a lucky find!

tip: you almost certainly won't find a...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-01-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 697
Posted By Sulaco

sorry, image wouldn't load the first time I was...

sorry, image wouldn't load the first time I was here, but I see it now. that sucks.
Forum: W211 AMG
02-01-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,849
Posted By Sulaco

relatively big mods don't make it louder until...

relatively big mods don't make it louder until you get to the mufflers, as others have stated.

here's mine at a cold start, kleemann mid length headers, no cats, no res, stock mufflers. notice you...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-01-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 697
Posted By Sulaco

is there supposed to be something to go with this?

is there supposed to be something to go with this?
Forum: Kill Stories
01-26-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,839
Posted By Sulaco

I have a w202 C55 and a 05 E55 wagon. I love...

I have a w202 C55 and a 05 E55 wagon.

I love th e cars for different reasons in a straight line race, the 55 simply sprints away from the C. It's frighteningly quick.

sounds like a fun race...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-20-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By Sulaco

No, they did not. Their parts supplier,...

No, they did not.

Their parts supplier, Delphi did. And they did it to comply with government mandates at the time. And Mercedes didn't know until years later when the wiring started to degrade,...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-18-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By Sulaco

Near the cabin intake is a black panel, about 4...

Near the cabin intake is a black panel, about 4 inches by 4 inches, it has a big plus sign on it. Underneath is a copper post with a hex head on it. Above the right side suspension tower is an...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-17-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By Sulaco

Or you could hook up a jumper box or battery...

Or you could hook up a jumper box or battery charger to the provided lead points under the hood and send more than enough power to power the hatch mechanism.
Forum: W211 AMG
12-25-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 730
Posted By Sulaco

Start bids at 20k. Expect to reach 25k+. ...

Start bids at 20k. Expect to reach 25k+.

List it over at bringatrailer.com as that's where they seem to get the most attention
Forum: W211 AMG
12-24-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By Sulaco

I have the same dipstick and went through this...

I have the same dipstick and went through this when I was flushing my C43. The dipstick is long enough to fit any application of the 722, which covers a ton of vehicles and not just MB.

Don't...
Forum: W211 AMG
12-14-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By Sulaco

if it were, their starting bid wouldn't be 18k....

if it were, their starting bid wouldn't be 18k. I'd expect it to get at least 21k IMO
Forum: W211 AMG
12-14-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By Sulaco

That's the cheapest I've ever seen a clean wagon...

That's the cheapest I've ever seen a clean wagon go for. Miles or not, they fetch good money. Check out how they've sold on Bringatrailer.com with similar miles.
Forum: W211 AMG
12-11-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By Sulaco

if you have extensive experience on SRT6's then...

if you have extensive experience on SRT6's then you really only need to be introduced to the airmatic suspension. When everything is good, it's great. Always replace with Arnott, though. It has a...
12-07-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By Sulaco

Well, I know in the US back in 2012 when I...

Well, I know in the US back in 2012 when I crashed mine, the dealer said they were NLA.

When someone rear-ended my E55 wagon, the dealer said there was 1 left at a dealer a thousand miles away. I...
Forum: W211 AMG
12-06-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,834
Posted By Sulaco

or we have very long and trustworthy...

or we have very long and trustworthy relationships with creditors who will finance anything we ask.

It's already stated clearly above that we're not talking about standard auto loans.
Forum: W211 AMG
12-01-2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,788
Posted By Sulaco

there are fixed pulleys for the stock 55k blower,...

there are fixed pulleys for the stock 55k blower, they make it run constantly
12-01-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By Sulaco

what did it cost to have custom ones made? pics?...

what did it cost to have custom ones made? pics? improvement?
11-29-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 939
Posted By Sulaco

wait, how? what did you use for ECU?

wait, how? what did you use for ECU?
11-26-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 939
Posted By Sulaco

Nice to hear from Alex, our resident w202...

Nice to hear from Alex, our resident w202 celebrity (j/k). OP, his car was the one TheSmokingTire reviewed along with Alex: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yVQbjix5PlQ&t=

Alex: I agree, if someone...
11-26-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,620
Posted By Sulaco

dude you are my new hero! the paint on my C43 is...

dude you are my new hero! the paint on my C43 is so awful I've been convinced I need to go back to bare metal and start over.

I MUST learn how to do this to mine. here's a pic of one of the worst...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-26-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 494
Posted By Sulaco

Paid a guy $100 to remove the tint from all 10...

Paid a guy $100 to remove the tint from all 10 windows in mine, everything turned out fine.

still so strange to me that this is even an issue you have to worry about
Forum: W211 AMG
11-25-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,342
Posted By Sulaco

good cheap impact wrench in the US: ...

good cheap impact wrench in the US:

https://www.lowes.com/pd/Kobalt-8-Amp-1-2-in-Corded-Impact-Wrench/3307992
Forum: W211 AMG
11-25-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By Sulaco

i'm glad someone's asking this question. mine had...

i'm glad someone's asking this question. mine had its fender badges removed a long time ago and I can't understand why people do that
Forum: W211 AMG
11-25-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 792
Posted By Sulaco

has ultiamtepd belt wrap kit, I forgot to mention...

has ultiamtepd belt wrap kit, I forgot to mention that

I'm not sure if the HE has been upgraded or not, it certainly fills up the entire lower area of the front bumper
Forum: W211 AMG
11-24-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 792
Posted By Sulaco

I didn't own this car when all this was done. the...

I didn't own this car when all this was done. the previous owner did it, took it to a speed shop to did the baseline, installed all the mods and tuned it, then ran it on the dyno again.

it does...
11-23-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 939
Posted By Sulaco

My car was $4k when I got it and the swap (engine...

My car was $4k when I got it and the swap (engine + labor) was $3500.

I have 7500 total in my car, swap included.

Due to the mileage and how the C43 continues to somehow be so hilariously...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-23-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 792
Posted By Sulaco

granted, mine is a wagon and the dyno was done on...

granted, mine is a wagon and the dyno was done on a Mustang dyno, but stock numbers were: 401rwhp and 444 ft lbs.

but something is....wrong with the way my car was modded (or something is wrong...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-23-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 642
Posted By Sulaco

no matter what you do, if you leave the piston...

no matter what you do, if you leave the piston rings alone and put it back together, there's probably a 50/50 chance it was the piston rings and you just wasted time and money.

there are tests you...
11-21-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By Sulaco

the EIS is mated to the ECU. you'd need to swap...

the EIS is mated to the ECU. you'd need to swap numerous other security components between the key and ECU
Forum: W211 AMG
11-21-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,342
Posted By Sulaco

already bought new set of kleemann mid lengths...

already bought new set of kleemann mid lengths and 2 arnott's for the rear, now waiting to see what deals on tools pop up on black friday
11-21-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 939
Posted By Sulaco

Is your friend the same guy who built the...

Is your friend the same guy who built the supercharged 124 coupe and 3.6l AMG black sportline 190e?
11-18-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,023
Posted By Sulaco

if it starts then stops, it's most likely crank...

if it starts then stops, it's most likely crank position sensor, $75
Forum: W211 AMG
11-16-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,834
Posted By Sulaco

I see the logic on one hand, but on the other...

I see the logic on one hand, but on the other hand the type of person that keeps $10k to $20k on hand to pay cash for a car is not exactly middle class unless they're a true Dave Ramsey devotee, in...
11-16-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,263
Posted By Sulaco

amen. I'm finally at a point in my life where I...

amen. I'm finally at a point in my life where I can buy unnecessary stuff for my car and the headers are just a lost cause.

and I suspect they are the biggest choke point for the power in a C43 or...
11-16-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 929
Posted By Sulaco

You can't just run it in compatibility mode?

You can't just run it in compatibility mode?
Forum: W211 AMG
11-15-2018, 09:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,834
Posted By Sulaco

I financed mine, no regrets. I don't finance...

I financed mine, no regrets. I don't finance anything unless it's A: a dire need or B: something I plan on never getting rid of, so I don't mind paying a little interest on top to accomplish a dream...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-15-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 481
Posted By Sulaco

I'm in the same situation as OP and I can confirm...

I'm in the same situation as OP and I can confirm that I definitely have a header leak at the collector.

I have new kleemanns sitting in a box waiting to be installed and I'm not driving the car...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-15-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 481
Posted By Sulaco

if I had to guess, he's got no cats and his...

if I had to guess, he's got no cats and his exhaust reeks, gets into the cabin if not moving fast enough
Forum: W211 AMG
11-14-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By Sulaco

150k miles, just airmatic shocks failing. Oil...

150k miles, just airmatic shocks failing. Oil leak.
11-14-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 121,989
Posted By Sulaco

do it

do it
Forum: W211 AMG
11-13-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,112
Posted By Sulaco

well, even the RWD E55 wagon has better traction...

well, even the RWD E55 wagon has better traction than the sedan. I'm on stock wheels and with decent tires I have zero traction issues on launch. that's with a 72mm pulley, tune, kleemann headers,...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-13-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 927
Posted By Sulaco

motor mounts:...

motor mounts: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PtVm18Svt-s

seats? can't be hard. likely easy to replace. could be as simple as an air line popped off.

radio? no idea.
Forum: W211 AMG
11-13-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,834
Posted By Sulaco

I financed an E55 wagon that was a good $5k over...

I financed an E55 wagon that was a good $5k over KBB.

I used lending club, because banks won't touch a car that old for financing, especially over KBB.

I had to pay slightly higher interest...
11-09-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,113
Posted By Sulaco

I can get logs in my 55 swapped C43... I'm...

I can get logs in my 55 swapped C43...

I'm totally doing this to my car one day when people like you have the bugs worked out. My chassis has over 300k miles, so this car will always be worthless....
11-09-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,789
Posted By Sulaco

I know a guy on the facebook group who used...

I know a guy on the facebook group who used resistor(s) to trick the ECU into thinking it's always in neutral so it's possible. He claims to have already done this exact swap but that it slips. IIRC...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-04-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 679
Posted By Sulaco

wow, I have basically the same wagon with almost...

wow, I have basically the same wagon with almost the same mods, except my crank pulley is still stock.

such a fun car, really blows people away because they don't expect it to be quick. I crush...
11-03-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 996
Posted By Sulaco

Get a w202 c32 motor you sissy

Get a w202 c32 motor you sissy
Forum: W211 AMG
10-30-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 694
Posted By Sulaco

Not in wagons.

Not in wagons.
10-29-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 121,989
Posted By Sulaco

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

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/720x960/fb_img_1540867546883_b0501bd4666cc0d961a128bdfbf3d622ce7d5bc6.jpg
Forum: W211 AMG
10-29-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 694
Posted By Sulaco

I paid a wee bit over 14 for my rebuilt title...

I paid a wee bit over 14 for my rebuilt title wagon, but when it was totalled it didnt even so much as dent any of the panels. Just front bumper and rear subframe.

it definitely can be fixed, but...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-26-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,102
Posted By Sulaco

this is my long term plan with my wagon. it has a...

this is my long term plan with my wagon. it has a rebuilt title from a small accident with the PO, so it's collector value is gone. at 150k now with no issues, but I take good care of it. At some...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-26-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By Sulaco

aux pump, sends coolant to the heater core.

aux pump, sends coolant to the heater core.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-25-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,102
Posted By Sulaco

huh. a very interesting idea for those who have...

huh. a very interesting idea for those who have wrecked their e55 bottom end/block...
10-25-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By Sulaco

I think it's the shape of his keys that's the...

I think it's the shape of his keys that's the issue. They aren't curved the same and the area that locks into place is more in the center rather than closer to the leading edge. Probably not pushing...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-24-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 3,696
Views: 3,028,943
Posted By Sulaco

Some pics of my wagon after I finally found some...

Some pics of my wagon after I finally found some OEM wheels. Next, I really want an OEM 55 bumper to replace this poorly fitting aftermarket E63 bumper.
...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-24-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 742
Posted By Sulaco

Mine went on a Mustang dyno WITHOUT being...

Mine went on a Mustang dyno WITHOUT being corrected.

Long tubes, 72mm, colder plugs, bwk, split cooling system, and an ECU tune: 418rwhp, 472 rwtq. The rumor mill thinks our transmissions suck...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-05-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 685
Posted By Sulaco

Kleemann LTH owner here checking in: I have the...

Kleemann LTH owner here checking in: I have the same issue, drove me crazy for a while. Probably 20k miles after the header install the issue is the same; just something I have to live with.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-05-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,736
Posted By Sulaco

I'd buy that for 4500, no problem. If the...

I'd buy that for 4500, no problem. If the airmatic is at least decent. And then pull all those badges. Haven't people figured out the 'top swap' thing where you can put the blower and heads from a 55...
Forum: W211 AMG
09-28-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 725
Posted By Sulaco

Upper-mid 20's, easily. But if someone talks...

Upper-mid 20's, easily. But if someone talks headbolts, drop 3-4k.
Forum: W211 AMG
09-15-2018, 11:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,748
Posted By Sulaco

all suspension in every vehicle is inevitably...

all suspension in every vehicle is inevitably going to fail.

airmatic just fails sooner, more often, and usually costs more. but it's actually a pretty easy DIY to fix. working on the airmatic in...
09-07-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,271
Posted By Sulaco

Congrats! The transmission is fine if you...

Congrats! The transmission is fine if you maintain it every 100k miles. But that engine will outlive you!
Forum: W211 AMG
08-20-2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 962
Posted By Sulaco

mother of god

mother of god
Forum: W211 AMG
08-20-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 523
Posted By Sulaco

I bought a new front strut from rockauto.com for...

I bought a new front strut from rockauto.com for $400 and fixed it myself in 3 hours being careful

I think it's a grand total of 5 bolts once you get the fender lining off. it's really the easiest...
08-02-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,163
Posted By Sulaco

I'll never understand why my C43 has 312k miles...

I'll never understand why my C43 has 312k miles on the rainy southeastern US roads and zero rust.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-28-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,528
Posted By Sulaco

I'd absolutely pull the trigger on it. It's...

I'd absolutely pull the trigger on it.

It's really clean and even if it needs a new motor, you'd still only have about $7500 in a clean E55
07-19-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 584
Posted By Sulaco

fantastic. I'll try it once I get my starter...

fantastic. I'll try it once I get my starter replaced.
07-17-2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 584
Posted By Sulaco

amen. Big thanks for keeping me in the loop.

amen. Big thanks for keeping me in the loop.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-17-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,462
Posted By Sulaco

Very interesting that not all arnotts offer ADS. ...

Very interesting that not all arnotts offer ADS.

Coincidentally I had an arnott explode while I was sitting in the car. Very loud bang.

It was installed in 2016 by the dealer for the previous...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-17-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 787
Posted By Sulaco

Heh, funny. Mine came with a 63 conversion with...

Heh, funny. Mine came with a 63 conversion with carbon lip, but it's an aftermarket bumper skin. I have actually wanted a OE 55 bumper and grille to return to stock.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-17-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,319
Posted By Sulaco

I'm SURE he was utterly clueless of the mountain...

I'm SURE he was utterly clueless of the mountain of problems going on in the motor and had no idea he was days away from a MASSIVE repair after already dumping tens of thousands into modifying it.
...
07-17-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 584
Posted By Sulaco

I think I have the same issue. It's not that the...

I think I have the same issue. It's not that the blower slows down when accelerating, it's that the air gets ducted elsewhere under acceleration. About 8 seconds after I let off the throttle it will...
07-14-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,017
Posted By Sulaco

I'll PayPal you the cash for the starter right...

I'll PayPal you the cash for the starter right now.
07-14-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By Sulaco

I should put my e55 Airbox into my c43 and see if...

I should put my e55 Airbox into my c43 and see if it changes things. It should fit.

but I cant test anything until I rebuild my entire suspension and replace my starter.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-02-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 788
Posted By Sulaco

My temps stay well below that range No track...

My temps stay well below that range
No track here for real world testing but I've smoked someone in an apparently modified 2013 boss302 mustang. He slowed down to shift into 2nd while merging on an...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-01-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 788
Posted By Sulaco

those are insane numbers for a mostly stock car. ...

those are insane numbers for a mostly stock car.

I have pulley, ,belt kit, colder plugs, split cooling, larger HE, ECU tune, kleemann long tube headers, all cats removed, and only hit 418rwhp and...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-21-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,721
Posted By Sulaco

what the what?

what the what?
Forum: W211 AMG
06-19-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,262
Posted By Sulaco

Wtf mine has 72mm pulley, colder plugs, LTH, dyno...

Wtf mine has 72mm pulley, colder plugs, LTH, dyno tune, and only put 414hp on the dyno
Forum: W211 AMG
06-13-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,160
Posted By Sulaco

If you have issues in Tennessee, let me know

If you have issues in Tennessee, let me know
06-09-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,656
Posted By Sulaco

ugh, I have lusted after an air cooled 911 for...

ugh, I have lusted after an air cooled 911 for like 3 years now!

welcome to the forum.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-04-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,715
Posted By Sulaco

On my older m113 cars, this was identified as the...

On my older m113 cars, this was identified as the oil pressure test port, but is plugged off and unused. Sounds like an easy modification.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-03-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,266
Posted By Sulaco

meanwhile my radar detector goes haywire when I...

meanwhile my radar detector goes haywire when I honk the horn

and I pretty much leave it off since it just reminds me of all the blind spot detectors anyway
04-26-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By Sulaco

That's the access to the 12v that goes directly...

That's the access to the 12v that goes directly to the blower motor. You can hook up a jump box or jumper cables directly there which will give you enough power to get in the car and use all...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-26-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,401
Posted By Sulaco

There was never a factory m113k mated to any sort...

There was never a factory m113k mated to any sort of manual transmission
Forum: W211 AMG
04-22-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,210
Posted By Sulaco

coil over conversion to shave off a few hundred...

coil over conversion to shave off a few hundred lbs???
04-21-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,113
Posted By Sulaco

my mouth waters over this

my mouth waters over this
04-14-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,050
Posted By Sulaco

if it's $1k to ship but $650 for a round...

if it's $1k to ship

but $650 for a round trip plane ticket plus $100+ for a pre purchase inspection plus $300+ for gas and food for the drive back plus $150+ for hotel fees to crash for 2 nights...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-02-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,488
Posted By Sulaco

Definitely looks to me like they welded the...

Definitely looks to me like they welded the flange on the wrong rotation. One turn clockwise would line up?
Forum: W211 AMG
04-02-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 799
Posted By Sulaco

Well, mine has split cooling, 010 pump, secondary...

Well, mine has split cooling, 010 pump, secondary heat exchanger, kleemann long tubes, no cats or res, dyno tune with pulley and belt kit, and only puts 418hp at the rear wheels. mustang dyno....
03-27-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 709
Views: 121,989
Posted By Sulaco

I can't tell if this is hyperbole or if you were...

I can't tell if this is hyperbole or if you were being literal?

Yes, the w202 drivetrain is VERY durable and isn't stressed by towing, but it has absolutely nothing in common with a dodge truck.
03-23-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,047
Posted By Sulaco

Not sure what happened to my original reply. ...

Not sure what happened to my original reply.

Yes I would love to pay 3k for that car. They are getting harder and harder to find and this is a very rare color.
03-23-2018, 07:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 200
Posted By Sulaco

I would absolutely be very happy to pay 3 Grand...

I would absolutely be very happy to pay 3 Grand for that car. If you don't want it I have a friend who would probably buy it by the end of the day, he has been desperately looking for a decent c43
03-10-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,817
Posted By Sulaco

I wouldn't spend 20 because it has no VIN. You...

I wouldn't spend 20 because it has no VIN. You can't drive it. You can't even title it.
Forum: W211 AMG
03-09-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,063
Posted By Sulaco

yessir, I remember you too! Man, I miss the OG...

yessir, I remember you too! Man, I miss the OG club202 days. Still rockin' the club sticker on my 99 C43/55!
03-07-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 560
Posted By Sulaco

I'm well aware of them. Have been working with...

I'm well aware of them. Have been working with the NHTSA to try and import one. Totally impossible until they are 25 years old.

Unless I can afford 1 of the 8 original C55 wagons and can then...
03-06-2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,844
Posted By Sulaco

that's a nice catch, but not sure how many people...

that's a nice catch, but not sure how many people here are wanting to pony up for a very low miles C43 like that. we all already have one, and nearly all of us pile on a ton of miles onto ours, as we...
03-05-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,844
Posted By Sulaco

Yeehaw!! Let's party!

Yeehaw!! Let's party!
03-05-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,844
Posted By Sulaco

05 E55 wagon

05 E55 wagon
03-04-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,844
Posted By Sulaco

I joined the AMG 211 club too!

I joined the AMG 211 club too!
Forum: W211 AMG
03-04-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,512
Posted By Sulaco

though I won't argue with OP that the m113 was a...

though I won't argue with OP that the m113 was a better motor :)
Forum: W211 AMG
03-04-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,261
Posted By Sulaco

I mean, the entire notion of "return on...

I mean, the entire notion of "return on investment" in things like this is almost always thrown right out the window in the minds of people who are actually capable of doing it (whether they can...
02-28-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 743
Posted By Sulaco

Are they your only source for getting M1? I buy...

Are they your only source for getting M1? I buy it on Amazon for $25 per 5 qt jug.
Forum: W211 AMG
02-27-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By Sulaco

It's ruined. Time to post that wagon up for sale,...

It's ruined. Time to post that wagon up for sale, OP

I don't think there's a way around it. It's to prevent those very powerful seat motors from crushing the rear seats when they're folded up....
Forum: W211 AMG
02-27-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,512
Posted By Sulaco

brand new account, 1 post history, a ten year old...

brand new account, 1 post history, a ten year old extreme high performance car in the hands of his 'nephew'

yeah, totally legit. i'm sure his nephew is a harvard doctorate student who drives it 4...
02-27-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,321
Posted By Sulaco

I would not fret at all over your price. Welcome...

I would not fret at all over your price. Welcome to the forum!

For what it's worth, I bought what I thought was the only C43 local to me back in 2011. It was a 99 with 238k miles but was very...
02-22-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By Sulaco

man, have you been in storage too?? MB changed...

man, have you been in storage too?? MB changed their tune on the "don't touch the trans fluid" thing a long time ago. If it's never been serviced, service it. Just like any other transmission....
02-21-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,321
Posted By Sulaco

Sadly mine will always be utterly worthless

Sadly mine will always be utterly worthless
02-21-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,321
Posted By Sulaco

Wow 10k in spite of the history. That's...

Wow 10k in spite of the history. That's promising! Good luck!
02-19-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,405
Posted By Sulaco

It begins...

It begins...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-17-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,267
Posted By Sulaco

OP said they had 1 more ready to go. Just call...

OP said they had 1 more ready to go. Just call them.

does this diffuser fit a wagon too?
02-17-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,025
Posted By Sulaco

They look great! But is that sharp bend at the...

They look great! But is that sharp bend at the back before it hits the downpipe ok?
Forum: W211 AMG
02-10-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By Sulaco

i'm 95% sure I want to remove my 63 bumper and go...

i'm 95% sure I want to remove my 63 bumper and go back to a 55

I daily my car and that carbon lip thing makes me a nervous wreck
Forum: W211 AMG
02-10-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,261
Posted By Sulaco

There's a guy named sd_210 He swapped...

There's a guy named sd_210

He swapped everything from a w210 E55 into a w210 E320 wagon and even kept the 320 badges. he bagged it and slammed it and it's modified for him being in a wheelchair.
...
02-10-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,115
Posted By Sulaco

this is timing chain rattle. ...

this is timing chain rattle.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HvWwCEyWSx0

the video implies it's the harmonic balancer, but it was not. it was the chain (this is my car)
02-08-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,115
Posted By Sulaco

I'm not sure about the timing being worn down...

I'm not sure about the timing being worn down causing that. My original 4.3 motor had 297k miles on it. The last 100k miles I barely maintained it and abused it relentlessly because I was just going...
02-07-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,098
Posted By Sulaco

it is truly odd to me from a purely metrics...

it is truly odd to me

from a purely metrics standpoint, the m3 is clearly better in only one way: handling.

the w202 AMG's were cheaper to maintain, far more reliable, far more practical...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-06-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,125
Posted By Sulaco

*your

*your
02-03-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By Sulaco

If the choice is between an AMG or not an AMG,...

If the choice is between an AMG or not an AMG, you sell the one that is not in AMG. Of course that is just my opinion
Forum: W211 AMG
02-02-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,288
Posted By Sulaco

you didn't say how old your main battery is (in...

you didn't say how old your main battery is (in the trunk)

99% it's that one. the slow to crank thing is a big clue.
02-01-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,017
Posted By Sulaco

whats the specs on those springs? stock height?

whats the specs on those springs? stock height?
01-31-2018, 10:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 538
Posted By Sulaco

yup the majority of that is not maintenance but...

yup the majority of that is not maintenance but the kind of things you have to do every 10-20 years on this car.

you wouldn't have seen any of that in the maintenance booklet because it wouldn't...
01-29-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 979
Posted By Sulaco

well, not sure how that disagrees? says they...

well, not sure how that disagrees?

says they signed their first official contract to work together in 1993, and the first car was the C36. the C36 was the last car to leave the MB factory as a...
01-28-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 979
Posted By Sulaco

tough to say. C36 was the last old school AMG and...

tough to say. C36 was the last old school AMG and the first official project between MB and AMG, so it has unique status in history

however, the C43 was the first 'modern' AMG with how things were...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-28-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,794
Posted By Sulaco

what's the diameter of stock throttle body?

what's the diameter of stock throttle body?
Forum: W211 AMG
01-28-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,794
Posted By Sulaco

nope, no codes. Everything seems to be in order,...

nope, no codes. Everything seems to be in order, otherwise works well. I hadn't thought of the throttle body. Perhaps it's aftermarket and causing this hiccup issue others have mentioned
Forum: W211 AMG
01-28-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,794
Posted By Sulaco

Sorry to hijack thread but this got me thinking....

Sorry to hijack thread but this got me thinking. My car came with mods already, kleemann headers, no cats, ecu tune, belt kit and pulley (don't know which size)

but it also came with dyno results...
01-28-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 477
Posted By Sulaco

Even with almost 300k miles my c43 smoked a few...

Even with almost 300k miles my c43 smoked a few riced up G35s and As. The 370z was a fair fight though, it was dead even until the C43 tall gearing gave me a tiny advantage.

Yeah with the 55 swap...
01-28-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By Sulaco

Mine is Bluetooth and I use the Android app...

Mine is Bluetooth and I use the Android app called Torque. Very very nice.
01-26-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,253
Posted By Sulaco

yeah, if I hadn't just bought an e55 I would have...

yeah, if I hadn't just bought an e55 I would have already bought this :(
01-26-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 712
Posted By Sulaco

Also, if you buy it back but want to sell the...

Also, if you buy it back but want to sell the whole car, let me know. I know people who'd be very interested.

I would not part out a low miles C43 with such minimal damage. No one is buying the...
01-26-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 712
Posted By Sulaco

It's definitely going to total. That's going to...

It's definitely going to total. That's going to require cutting and welding. Easily a $15k estimate. My father in law has run body shops his entire adult life and a great friend of mine works in his...
01-21-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By Sulaco

My daughter's teacher is Hungarian :/

My daughter's teacher is Hungarian :/
01-20-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,011
Posted By Sulaco

I'm sure a tune up and fixed intake would...

I'm sure a tune up and fixed intake would resurrect those missing 15 hp
01-19-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,011
Posted By Sulaco

LegitStreetCars takes the world's cheapest and most beat up C43 to the dyno...

I like to think it put up a pretty respectable number despite all the abuse.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PmBRTwLZu-0


According to the video he hasn't even done a tune up after basically...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-16-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,055
Posted By Sulaco

I bought my car with kleemann headers and no cats...

I bought my car with kleemann headers and no cats and honestly I don't like the way it behaves. It has a weird hesitation at low RPM when i give it more than a slight tap of throttle but less than...
01-16-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,954
Posted By Sulaco

Man, that's weird for me. My sister got a brand...

Man, that's weird for me. My sister got a brand new 2005 C240 4MATIC and had it 3 years, 80k miles. The interior in my current 99 C43 with over 300k miles is still in better shape than her's was when...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-16-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,207
Posted By Sulaco

nm please delete

nm please delete
01-15-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,253
Posted By Sulaco

I would jump all over this in a heartbeat but you...

I would jump all over this in a heartbeat but you are in Texas and I just bought a second car
01-15-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 418
Posted By Sulaco

I would always only be running 93, as the octane...

I would always only be running 93, as the octane ratings get confusing between Europe and the US. There's a reason they stated "PREMIUM FUEL ONLY" instead of "91 OCTANE ONLY"
01-15-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,817
Posted By Sulaco

Technically it's 1 of 1, since the other was...

Technically it's 1 of 1, since the other was dismantled and destroyed.

I happen to know via someone who has worked at the NHTSA for years that there's no way this car will ever be legally titled...
01-14-2018, 03:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 599
Posted By Sulaco

You just blew my mind. I've wanted an air cooled...

You just blew my mind. I've wanted an air cooled 911 for years!
01-12-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,393
Posted By Sulaco

I was shopping for upgrades lately and drove...

I was shopping for upgrades lately and drove several newer MB's, all E or CLS models from 2005 or later. I ended up scoring an E55 Wagon and I absolutely adore it, but as I came back and drove my...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-11-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 26,304
Posted By Sulaco

huh?

huh?
Forum: W211 AMG
01-10-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 26,304
Posted By Sulaco

sorry, new to the e55 game. So this and a bosch...

sorry, new to the e55 game. So this and a bosch 010 and I'm good?
Forum: W211 AMG
01-09-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 26,304
Posted By Sulaco

what's included? I have tune, kleemann...

what's included?

I have tune, kleemann headers, pulley, but all stock elsewhere
Forum: W211 AMG
01-09-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,063
Posted By Sulaco

thanks, sorry about that. Just forums make it...

thanks, sorry about that. Just forums make it hard to pick up what people are putting down!
Forum: W211 AMG
01-09-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,063
Posted By Sulaco

Yes, I'm aware of how insurance buybacks work....

Yes, I'm aware of how insurance buybacks work. That's what I did with my last AMG when my wife totaled it. The damage was very light and the car only totaled due to being over 10 years old. Are you...
01-08-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,152
Posted By Sulaco

hey now... me and my wife were BOTH driving...

hey now...

me and my wife were BOTH driving C43's and had two babies two years apart in them! Safe, practical, reliable cars! One of many reasons I'm keeping my w202 is that it's the one my babies...
01-08-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,393
Posted By Sulaco

fun tip, I lived in some shady areas in college ...

fun tip, I lived in some shady areas in college

I kept nothing of value in my w202 and just left the doors unlocked. On 2 different occasions I came out to my car the next morning and found the...
01-08-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 436
Posted By Sulaco

You would love home prices here...

You would love home prices here...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-08-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,063
Posted By Sulaco

bingo. what mr trolly pants up there fails...

bingo.

what mr trolly pants up there fails to realize is that this same car with a clean title would've fetched over double retail value. So in that case if it were stolen or totaled I'd have the...
01-08-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 436
Posted By Sulaco

I agree! I love sleepers and don't care much for...

I agree! I love sleepers and don't care much for aftermarket rims. I'm getting the 4th wheel fixed soon so I can return to stock.


Yeah, but even the first run of C63 with the m156 was above my...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-08-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,063
Posted By Sulaco

Ok. I'll try not to leave the keys in it, total...

Ok. I'll try not to leave the keys in it, total it, or park it on a beach at low tide! Thanks for the valuable and collaborative input.
Forum: W211 AMG
01-08-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,063
Posted By Sulaco

that's a curious estimation. Why?

that's a curious estimation. Why?
01-07-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 436
Posted By Sulaco

Well, I went and "upgraded"! But my w202 will never leave!

New job, new pay check, and new car needs. My w202 is fine for commuting and makes an excellent daily, but not so handy on road trips. My wife's Jeep Compass is only a little bit better. Plus with...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-07-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,063
Posted By Sulaco

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

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504-1/20180107_155405_7b97e1eb05854a1342ef6d72f2c0e72dcd5f2f5f.jpg...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-07-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,063
Posted By Sulaco

Anyone know a fix to the passenger seat yelling...

Anyone know a fix to the passenger seat yelling at me if I don't have it buckled (even with no one sitting in it?)
Forum: W211 AMG
01-07-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,180
Posted By Sulaco

$300 a month would be highway robbery.

$300 a month would be highway robbery.
Forum: W211 AMG
01-07-2018, 12:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,424
Posted By Sulaco

Zayed!

Zayed!
Forum: W211 AMG
01-06-2018, 11:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,063
Posted By Sulaco

New Owner of 05 E55 Wagon! My dream ride!

Hello.

I rolled the dice and gambled on a 2005 E55 wagon that's been floating around for sale for a while. At the price point, I figured it was worth it. For reference, my old car is a 99 C43 I...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-06-2018, 11:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,889
Posted By Sulaco

While that does make me pretty freaking pissy,...

While that does make me pretty freaking pissy, it's not an easy car to live with.

My uncle is a farmer who, in his mid life crisis, ordered one. It's a '15 or '16 ZL1 I think. Red, black interior,...
01-06-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,393
Posted By Sulaco

an 05 or 06 E55 is the same price but way more...

an 05 or 06 E55 is the same price but way more car...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-05-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,889
Posted By Sulaco

this makes me unreasonably angry

this makes me unreasonably angry
01-05-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,148
Posted By Sulaco

Yes, the automatic 722.6 can't even shift fast...

Yes, the automatic 722.6 can't even shift fast enough to even justify using it. Even much later models.

I drove a 2006 CLS500 today with paddle shifters and the tiptronic and it was painfully,...
01-03-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,393
Posted By Sulaco

I do. I have a metric ton of miles on my C43/55....

I do. I have a metric ton of miles on my C43/55. I love it and it's never leaving. I am never bored with it. My dream is to tear it down and restore it and have it looking brand new, but then go with...
01-01-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 599
Posted By Sulaco

Dude what do you do for a living???

Dude what do you do for a living???
12-31-2017, 07:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 599
Posted By Sulaco

AND a C2? Damn! You have varried and excellent...

AND a C2? Damn! You have varried and excellent tastes.
12-23-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,152
Posted By Sulaco

The resale value on our cars makes me want to...

The resale value on our cars makes me want to cry. That thing should be worth at least 10k.
12-17-2017, 09:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By Sulaco

Mine is on there, WDBHA33E3XF770000 but the...

Mine is on there, WDBHA33E3XF770000 but the mileage needs to be updated to 312,000 miles..

I also used to own another, WDBHA33G9WF74199, but sold it to fund the engine swap in my first one.
12-17-2017, 01:47 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 121,989
Posted By Sulaco

ask cm60k he knows how to fit the 02 trans into...

ask cm60k he knows how to fit the 02 trans into the w202. It has shift selector so it's not a direct swap.

you can keep stock c43 trans though, it is the same internally as e55
12-17-2017, 01:11 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 121,989
Posted By Sulaco

ask cm60k he knows how to fit the 02 trans into...

ask cm60k he knows how to fit the 02 trans into the w202. It has shift selector so it's not a direct swap.

you can keep stock c43 trans though, it is the same internally as e55
12-16-2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 709
Views: 121,989
Posted By Sulaco

isn't it amazing what a difference it makes? I...

isn't it amazing what a difference it makes? I was expecting it to feel noticeably more powerful because on paper it's not that big of an increase, but holy **** the car felt twice as powerful. It...
12-14-2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 709
Views: 121,989
Posted By Sulaco

Can you use 43 pickup on 55 pump?

Can you use 43 pickup on 55 pump?
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