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Forum: W211 AMG
06-12-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 15,043
Posted By Fountain35

Who bought them? If the purchaser is from this...

Who bought them? If the purchaser is from this thread it would be great to see a before and after dyno. With a list of mods to go along. We would get an idea of what these cams do.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-10-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,498
Posted By Fountain35

Thumbs up Don't see the need for after market drain plugs...

Don't see the need for after market drain plugs but personal choice.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-04-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 453
Posted By Fountain35

Where are you spraying? Are there any hoses...

Where are you spraying? Are there any hoses around the area? What part of Va. are you from?
Forum: W211 AMG
05-28-2019, 05:06 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,874
Posted By Fountain35

https://www.sparkplugs.com/product.aspx?zpid=9871...

https://www.sparkplugs.com/product.aspx?zpid=9871

https://www.sparkplugs.com/product.aspx?zpid=9806
Forum: W211 AMG
05-27-2019, 02:07 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,874
Posted By Fountain35

Good question. ...

Good question.

https://www.toyotanation.com/forum/132-corolla-9th-gen-1st-gen-matrix-2003-2008/517009-any-reason-choose-ngk-iridium-ix-s-over-laser-iridium-s.html
...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-26-2019, 01:46 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,874
Posted By Fountain35

My car is currently stock. Is there a difference...

My car is currently stock. Is there a difference in the smooth idle with a one stage colder plug? If so I'll go stock plugs until I modify.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-25-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,874
Posted By Fountain35

https://www.ngk.com/product.aspx?zpid=9871

https://www.ngk.com/product.aspx?zpid=9871
Forum: W211 AMG
05-06-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,456
Posted By Fountain35

This seems to have happened only after the brake...

This seems to have happened only after the brake change? Is this happening only under braking? If that's the case I would take the brakes apart and make sure the rotors are seated properly on the...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-03-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 939
Posted By Fountain35

Pic of the bypass valve?

Pic of the bypass valve?
Forum: W211 AMG
04-29-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By Fountain35

Kind of an open question I know, but what point...

Kind of an open question I know, but what point do you need bigger injectors?
Forum: W211 AMG
04-27-2019, 01:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 656
Posted By Fountain35

You did a great job. FYI: I called around and a...

You did a great job. FYI: I called around and a local shop wants ~$1500 to do the car.
Forum: W211 AMG
04-25-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By Fountain35

Yep, mine's immaculate, although ported and...

Yep, mine's immaculate, although ported and highly modified and my brother has a CYM with same mode although I methanol/H20 injected his.
Forum: W211 AMG
04-25-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By Fountain35

I have a red one sitting in my garage. 68,000...

I have a red one sitting in my garage. 68,000 miles I believe. Haven't driven it since 2011. Too lazy to fix it.
Forum: W211 AMG
04-25-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By Fountain35

Where's the RX-7?

Where's the RX-7?
Forum: W211 AMG
04-04-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By Fountain35

How was the fit on the XL heat exchanger? Did you...

How was the fit on the XL heat exchanger? Did you have to cut anything to get it to fit?
Forum: W211 AMG
04-04-2019, 03:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,011
Posted By Fountain35

Uh yea. You do not want to drive the car at all...

Uh yea. You do not want to drive the car at all until you replace the pulley, especially on an E55. Do a search and see the results of a failed blower pulley.
Forum: W211 AMG
03-28-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 482
Posted By Fountain35

The titanium bolts look good but not worth the...

The titanium bolts look good but not worth the risk to me even though they would probably be just fine. I e-mailed Acer but no reply yet. Maybe I'll powder coat the original bolts and use a soft lug...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-28-2019, 03:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,247
Posted By Fountain35

I was told Va. And other states are now using...

I was told Va. And other states are now using dragon eye difficult to counter and sometimes to detect.
Forum: W211 AMG
03-28-2019, 03:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 482
Posted By Fountain35

Titanium lug bolts

Bought these titanium lug bolts a while back and decided to install them today. For some reason I am a little hesitant. I wonder about strength and their ability to handle the torque of the E55. I...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-24-2019, 02:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 746
Posted By Fountain35

That's moooovin. Impressive, most impressive! ...

That's moooovin.
Impressive, most impressive! Mod list ?
Forum: W211 AMG
03-22-2019, 02:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,008
Posted By Fountain35

Soapy water test ?

Soapy water test ?
Forum: W211 AMG
03-21-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,247
Posted By Fountain35

Doing a bit of research and it seems the best set...

Doing a bit of research and it seems the best set up, installed runs about three grand.
Forum: W211 AMG
03-19-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,247
Posted By Fountain35

Thanks Yulie. Next time me and the wife are up...

Thanks Yulie. Next time me and the wife are up your way I'll PM you and we can grab a steak.
Forum: W211 AMG
03-19-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,636
Posted By Fountain35

I agree as well. I am kind of old school I guess....

I agree as well. I am kind of old school I guess. I don't like all the digital screen nanny BS so much so I don't want a car with it. It's one of the many reasons I bought an E55. My brother has a...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-19-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,247
Posted By Fountain35

Around 2001 I got a similar ticket. I usually...

Around 2001 I got a similar ticket. I usually drive 60 ish. I was driving back from DC in my 500 +hp RX-7 and some nit wit in a semi with crap blowing (gravel/rocks) off his flatbed kept cutting me...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-19-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,247
Posted By Fountain35

Virginia is one of the worst states when it comes...

Virginia is one of the worst states when it comes to speeding. Anything above 80 mph is reckless and up to two years in jail. I guarantee they lose revenue because people who get tickets never return...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-09-2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,247
Posted By Fountain35

https://www.vortexradar.com/2019/01/uniden-r7-an-r...

https://www.vortexradar.com/2019/01/uniden-r7-an-r3-with-arrows/
Forum: W211 AMG
03-09-2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,247
Posted By Fountain35

Was going to go that route but V1 is detectable...

Was going to go that route but V1 is detectable by Spectre.
Forum: W211 AMG
03-09-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,596
Posted By Fountain35

I would love to see what the E55 does on a dyno....

I would love to see what the E55 does on a dyno. I like the Z, I own a highly modified FD.

You aren't very far away, as I live in tidewater.
Forum: W211 AMG
03-09-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,247
Posted By Fountain35

I have an old V1 which is basically obsolete....

I have an old V1 which is basically obsolete. They are also now detectable anyhow. I need to get something but not sure what, I like the arrows on the V1.
Forum: W211 AMG
03-02-2019, 12:06 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 26,368
Posted By Fountain35

Be sure to post some pics of the 89GT!

Be sure to post some pics of the 89GT!
Forum: W211 AMG
02-27-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 13,187
Posted By Fountain35

I wonder if this guy still owns the car or is...

I wonder if this guy still owns the car or is even around? Looks like he hasn't been here for years.
Forum: W211 AMG
02-27-2019, 02:17 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 26,368
Posted By Fountain35

This looks like the nice 928's I see from you....

This looks like the nice 928's I see from you. Great work.
Forum: W211 AMG
02-23-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,426
Posted By Fountain35

Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: W211 AMG
02-23-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,426
Posted By Fountain35

How do you pull the rear seat on the car?

How do you pull the rear seat on the car?
Forum: W211 AMG
02-22-2019, 02:47 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,451
Posted By Fountain35

10 sec car. Did you not instantly recognize how...

10 sec car. Did you not instantly recognize how fast it was? Cool find
Forum: W211 AMG
02-21-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,161
Posted By Fountain35

What a nice looking car. I would like to see...

What a nice looking car. I would like to see polished black rims to match the gloss of that thing.
Forum: W211 AMG
02-20-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,426
Posted By Fountain35

I need to bring mine in, dealer says bring it...

I need to bring mine in, dealer says bring it down. It will be interesting to see what Doug finds. It's hard to believe dealers can screw this up. This isn't a difficult job..

Thanks bbirdwell for...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-18-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 364
Posted By Fountain35

If you purchase a used oil cooler be sure to take...

If you purchase a used oil cooler be sure to take it to a radiator shop and have it flushed.
Forum: W211 AMG
02-12-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,168
Posted By Fountain35

Don't forget you get to shout all sorts of new...

Don't forget you get to shout all sorts of new four letter words!
Forum: W211 AMG
02-12-2019, 12:10 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 26,368
Posted By Fountain35

I had a 928 back in the day. Great car.

I had a 928 back in the day. Great car.
Forum: W211 AMG
02-11-2019, 02:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 743
Posted By Fountain35

Chrome delete? How did you do this?

Chrome delete? How did you do this?
Forum: W211 AMG
02-11-2019, 01:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,426
Posted By Fountain35

The work orders describe "RAP Program" and "fuel...

The work orders describe "RAP Program" and "fuel tank leaks". So I am not sure what they did. It shows work code # 0 47001 04 7
Forum: W211 AMG
02-10-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,426
Posted By Fountain35

The dealer supposedly changed my pumps but I...

The dealer supposedly changed my pumps but I smell fuel after a fill up so I'm going to pull my back seat and take a look.
Forum: W211 AMG
02-10-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,426
Posted By Fountain35

Is the wire harness adapter the same for all year...

Is the wire harness adapter the same for all year e55's 2003-2206?
Forum: W211 AMG
01-30-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 958
Posted By Fountain35

I had the same problem with CKM.

I had the same problem with CKM.
Forum: W211 AMG
01-30-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,011
Posted By Fountain35

Man that car is nice, I really like that color...

Man that car is nice, I really like that color and the white myself. You found a low mileage car, rare!
Forum: W211 AMG
01-25-2019, 02:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,429
Posted By Fountain35

I wonder if switching both fuel pumps to maybe...

I wonder if switching both fuel pumps to maybe stealth 340's and wiring as you did would rectify the problem. Also, if what you are doing is increasing fuel pressure, thus making the mixture...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-21-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 958
Posted By Fountain35

I tried inter facing with the guy on eBay and I...

I tried inter facing with the guy on eBay and I got nowhere.
Forum: W211 AMG
01-20-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,632
Posted By Fountain35

What was done to the motor if I may ask? I assume...

What was done to the motor if I may ask? I assume forged pistons, rods? Did you do the engine work?
Forum: W211 AMG
01-20-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,632
Posted By Fountain35

822 crank hp...I wonder if the pistons are stock...

822 crank hp...I wonder if the pistons are stock and not forged.
Forum: W211 AMG
01-16-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,814
Posted By Fountain35

So 75-90? How much does the diff take? I am going...

So 75-90? How much does the diff take? I am going to do my diff and the transmission in the spring. Called around and the dealer wanted ~$900.00. Uh no.
Forum: W211 AMG
01-15-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 891
Posted By Fountain35

http://batteriesbyfisher.com/agm-batteries

http://batteriesbyfisher.com/agm-batteries
Forum: W211 AMG
01-15-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 891
Posted By Fountain35

Lead batteries put out toxic fumes, you don't...

Lead batteries put out toxic fumes, you don't want a lead battery in the vehicle that is toxic. I would add I wouldn't even want a lead battery up front being so close to the cabin filter where air...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-13-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By Fountain35

Thumbs up I assume the traction control was off as the...

I assume the traction control was off as the light stayed on the entire time? What is your complete set up?
Forum: W211 AMG
01-01-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 485
Posted By Fountain35

I changed my neighbors strut with an Arnott on...

I changed my neighbors strut with an Arnott on his CLS. He had some medical issues so I did it as a favor. Arnott told me which strut to purchase as they have a couple but when replacing the OEM you...
Forum: W211 AMG
12-31-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,027
Posted By Fountain35

I have a set of headers (Kleeman) off an SLK 55...

I have a set of headers (Kleeman) off an SLK 55 that have been sitting in the garage for a couple years. The installer dented in # 8 tube to get room to install the headers (moron). I should just get...
12-28-2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,524
Posted By Fountain35

What? Go to the link you supplied and try and...

What? Go to the link you supplied and try and tying in a 2004 year E55. You can't. It starts with year 2007, the E55 was not produced in 2007.
Forum: W211 AMG
12-25-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,230
Posted By Fountain35

I see why you had to have the engine out, a lot...

I see why you had to have the engine out, a lot of work. I am really interested in the dyno numbers after they are done.

Great work Alex!
12-24-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,524
Posted By Fountain35

Link starts with year 2007, E55's were made from...

Link starts with year 2007, E55's were made from 2003-2006 so kind of hard to order.
Forum: W211 AMG
12-14-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 787
Posted By Fountain35

Wow that's interesting. Whose looped rail did you...

Wow that's interesting. Whose looped rail did you use? How did you even out the difference or did you?

Like the avatar, -Ghost in the Machine. Great album.
Forum: W211 AMG
12-12-2018, 02:07 AM
Replies: 3,696
Views: 3,029,908
Posted By Fountain35

Where is the picture?

Where is the picture?
Forum: W211 AMG
12-12-2018, 12:19 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,489
Posted By Fountain35

Post some pics! I'd like to see the 02 sensor...

Post some pics! I'd like to see the 02 sensor wire extensions as well. Did you use the stock clamps the kit provided? Lastly, are you running a stock tune with the headers and exhaust?
Forum: W211 AMG
12-11-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 552
Posted By Fountain35

Same deal, just take them a sample and they can...

Same deal, just take them a sample and they can match it. They usually don't charge much to do the labor might be worth it to let them do it. I think I paid ~$125-$150 for the job not including the...
Forum: W211 AMG
12-11-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,807
Posted By Fountain35

That car is awesome ! ...

That car is awesome !

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvUL28Skt6E
Forum: W211 AMG
12-11-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 552
Posted By Fountain35

Take the headliner to a local upholstery shop,...

Take the headliner to a local upholstery shop, they should be able to match the current liner and either fix or repair it.
Forum: W211 AMG
12-10-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,489
Posted By Fountain35

A bigger reason is because they are Chinese, they...

A bigger reason is because they are Chinese, they steal our intellectual property, our trade secrets, patents and are working against us.They are not our allies or friends. I will not purchase...
Forum: W211 AMG
12-06-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,489
Posted By Fountain35

There is a difference, now whether that...

There is a difference, now whether that difference is worth it for some is another discussion.
Forum: W211 AMG
12-06-2018, 12:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,448
Posted By Fountain35

And that was it, same deal. My hose was...

And that was it, same deal. My hose was disconnected from the side wall and bent/kinked so it could not drain. I am sure the dealer did it when they changed the cabin air filter. Poor workmanship.
Forum: W211 AMG
12-05-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,489
Posted By Fountain35

Wink You should fabricate some equal length long tubes!

You should fabricate some equal length long tubes!
Forum: W211 AMG
11-30-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 632
Posted By Fountain35

Powder coating OEM Rims

I am going to get my OEM rims repainted as they have a couple of scratches. I was going to get them powder coated the original silver but I was told the heat ~ 400 degrees for 30 minutes can make the...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-30-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 776
Posted By Fountain35

I'd take them off and have them resprayed. The...

I'd take them off and have them resprayed. The corrosion will eventually pit the rim (s).
Forum: W211 AMG
11-28-2018, 10:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 487
Posted By Fountain35

Great job! I'd try and remove all the...

Great job!

I'd try and remove all the moisture/water in the car from the leak. I'd use towels and a blow dryer. If you don't you may get stains and bad smells.

Lastly, you may want to check...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-28-2018, 01:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 487
Posted By Fountain35

If you can't get a new OEM hose which is...

If you can't get a new OEM hose which is preferable...

1) Make a clean cut a couple inches back.
2) Take the split hose to a car parts store or the plumbing section at a Lowe's or Home Depot and...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-27-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,448
Posted By Fountain35

Thanks for the responses. I tried high pressure...

Thanks for the responses. I tried high pressure air about a week ago after washing the car, to no avail. (used my air compressor). I will tackle this shortly. (minor surgery)
Forum: W211 AMG
11-26-2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,448
Posted By Fountain35

I know this is old but did you ever figure this...

I know this is old but did you ever figure this out? I seem to have exact same issue.

Anyone????.
Forum: W211 AMG
11-24-2018, 02:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,451
Posted By Fountain35

I've seen it on their site. I was looking to see...

I've seen it on their site. I was looking to see if they had done any comparisons on vehicles with results. I'll take Shardul's word.
Forum: W211 AMG
11-23-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,489
Posted By Fountain35

Think about that, the Kleeman headers are good...

Think about that, the Kleeman headers are good for what 30 whp ? The EL headers picked up another 50 whp? That tells me the EL headers are a step up in flow and scavenging.
Forum: W211 AMG
11-23-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,489
Posted By Fountain35

Sure he should, we are all trying to learn from...

Sure he should, we are all trying to learn from others who have experience or knowledge. I think you kind of made tw2's point.

How was the fit on the MBH headers and was the wall thickness...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-23-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,489
Posted By Fountain35

Alex, Do you make or sell your headers? Sounds...

Alex,
Do you make or sell your headers? Sounds like it might be profitable to do so, just saying.
I know where Bedfordshire is, but have never been there. I plan on going back in a year or so. I...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-23-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,489
Posted By Fountain35

MBH stamp on the side if you look closely. ...

MBH stamp on the side if you look closely.

I'd be more worried of the metallurgy used in Chinese headers versus American made. I am assuming the MBH and ARH header material is USA manufactured....
Forum: W211 AMG
11-23-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,489
Posted By Fountain35

Alex, I don't know if the slight difference...

Alex,
I don't know if the slight difference due to the scavenging effect between EL and LT is much of a difference. Do you have any quantifiable evidence to show it does?

BTW: I lived in...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-23-2018, 02:42 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,489
Posted By Fountain35

LT headers will make more power than the stock...

LT headers will make more power than the stock OEM exhaust. 40-50 whp is nothing to sneer at. It's not just noise, it's power. Are equal length headers better, usually yes. (Non Turbo)
Is the...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-22-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 953
Posted By Fountain35

What part of Va. are you from?

What part of Va. are you from?
Forum: W211 AMG
11-22-2018, 02:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,451
Posted By Fountain35

Is there a big difference in cooling between the...

Is there a big difference in cooling between the XL versus the normal size unit?
Forum: W211 AMG
11-15-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 535
Posted By Fountain35

Va Beach

Va Beach
Forum: Kill Stories
11-15-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,750
Posted By Fountain35

That's fast! Sure it's not an AMG? (lol) You...

That's fast! Sure it's not an AMG? (lol) You might have a ringer. You should dyno that E.
Forum: Marketplace
11-15-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 290
Posted By Fountain35

Michelin Pilot Super Sports for sale 18's

Michelin Pilot Super Sports for saleI have a brand new set of rear Michelin Pilot Super Sports 265/35/18's with the stickers still on them sitting on my laundry room floor. I purchased them a month...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-15-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 535
Posted By Fountain35

Michelin Pilot Super Sports for sale

I have a brand new set of rear Michelin Pilot Super Sports 265/35/18's with the stickers still on them sitting on my laundry room floor. I purchased them a month or so ago and I have decided I want...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-13-2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,717
Posted By Fountain35

I think that's pretty evident. Anyone who puts on...

I think that's pretty evident. Anyone who puts on the LT is going to have to deal with it. I was just pointing out selling a wire extension might be a good idea.

Thanks for taking the time for the...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-13-2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,153
Posted By Fountain35

There's a reason to keep the rotary in the RX-7...

There's a reason to keep the rotary in the RX-7...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-12-2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,717
Posted By Fountain35

VRP or any vendor that sells the headers should...

VRP or any vendor that sells the headers should offer plug extensions for the secondary 02 sensors. Wonder why they don't...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-12-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By Fountain35

California is ridiculous. Hopefully your car...

California is ridiculous. Hopefully your car isn't flagged and you don't have to go to a special station. If the car has the stock exhaust you will pass visual. If not tell them the parts are OEM...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-12-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By Fountain35

What causes the smell is mildew which grows when...

What causes the smell is mildew which grows when there is moisture. If you can keep the system dry the mildew will die, thus by switching off the A/C compressor you are warming up the system so you...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-11-2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By Fountain35

The way to keep the A/C from smelling like mildew...

The way to keep the A/C from smelling like mildew is to turn off the compressor about a minute or two before shutting down the car. Turn off the A/C switch but keep the fan/air flow on until the air...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-11-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,289
Posted By Fountain35

Read the post by Strigoi , post #19. I did and it...

Read the post by Strigoi , post #19. I did and it comes up on youtube and other forums. Tells exactly how to do it.
Forum: W211 AMG
11-11-2018, 12:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,289
Posted By Fountain35

Actually that is why I was interested but if you...

Actually that is why I was interested but if you aren't spinning on the dyno I don't see the reason.
Forum: W211 AMG
11-10-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,289
Posted By Fountain35

So then how do you put the car in dyno mode? ...

So then how do you put the car in dyno mode?

Good grief...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-10-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,289
Posted By Fountain35

Good question. I am assuming you just push the TC...

Good question. I am assuming you just push the TC button?
Forum: W211 AMG
11-07-2018, 12:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 836
Posted By Fountain35

Is there a benefit from using a 90 mm throttle...

Is there a benefit from using a 90 mm throttle body versus an 82 mm throttle body?
Forum: W211 AMG
11-04-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 51,918
Posted By Fountain35

Car sitting in front of dental office...

Car sitting in front of dental office...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-02-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 51,918
Posted By Fountain35

[[email protected];4889364]Back in stock......

[[email protected];4889364]Back in stock... finally.

http://i1047.photobucket.com/albums/b475/Suvneer/Mercedes%20W211%20E%20Class/CIMG1844.jpg


Does it come with a free cleaning?
Forum: W211 AMG
10-23-2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 695
Posted By Fountain35

Thumbs up Tidewater...

Tidewater...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-21-2018, 02:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 836
Posted By Fountain35

I have read that, little apprehensive but I think...

I have read that, little apprehensive but I think it needs to be changed.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-21-2018, 02:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 836
Posted By Fountain35

My car has had the Mercedes fuel kit update.I...

My car has had the Mercedes fuel kit update.I also read the new fuel pumps are actually weaker than the originals... Something else I am not sure is true. I figure the looped rail can't hurt.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-21-2018, 02:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 836
Posted By Fountain35

I meant a 76 mm Pulley, not 74mm my mistake....

I meant a 76 mm Pulley, not 74mm my mistake. Forgot the throttle body, 82 mm I believe is about what I need. So I guess there is nothing to do with the TCU? (update)

Great info thanks for the...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-20-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 836
Posted By Fountain35

Thumbs up Going to mod the E55 AMG

I will start the modding process after I take care of some other business and can free up some time. Also have to get a Pantera up and running as well as the RX-7, that's another story. The car is an...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-20-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 695
Posted By Fountain35

Thanks for the post my Va. Brother.

Thanks for the post my Va. Brother.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-20-2018, 12:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 660
Posted By Fountain35

What size are they?

What size are they?
Forum: W211 AMG
10-19-2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 660
Posted By Fountain35

05 and 06 E55's have 550 injectors stock, correct?

05 and 06 E55's have 550 injectors stock, correct?
Forum: W211 AMG
10-17-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 2,548
Views: 1,874,984
Posted By Fountain35

Old thread, did the guy get nailed? Hope you got...

Old thread, did the guy get nailed? Hope you got your money back.
Forum: W211 AMG
09-26-2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,109
Posted By Fountain35

Here you go: ...

Here you go:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w5JIbMIvZzU
Forum: W211 AMG
09-22-2018, 01:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 599
Posted By Fountain35

Here you go. ...

Here you go.

https://mbworld.org/forums/w211-amg/368922-diy-supercharger-oil-refilling.html
Forum: W211 AMG
09-21-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 729
Posted By Fountain35

That's a great looking E55, not a color you see...

That's a great looking E55, not a color you see all the time. I'd leave the stock rim color on them. I don't care for the flats, chrome rims etc. but that's just me.
Forum: W211 AMG
09-20-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 116,441
Posted By Fountain35

Tape

Mine is also 100% stock and had Teflon tape on it. I took off the old tape and put on new tape yesterday when I changed the blower oil.
Forum: W211 AMG
09-20-2018, 03:29 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 116,441
Posted By Fountain35

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

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/blower_oil_c1b7298e019a125078b9e9d2a56e84fca988663a.jpg
Did mine today, took exactly 5 oz out and put exactly 5 oz. back in. ( 5oz...
Forum: W211 AMG
09-16-2018, 02:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 469
Posted By Fountain35

Can just the lens be replaced? If so where? If...

Can just the lens be replaced? If so where?
If not who has good prices on new lights?
Forum: W211 AMG
09-16-2018, 01:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,168
Posted By Fountain35

I'd rather just replace them. I'm going to order...

I'd rather just replace them. I'm going to order an after market heat ex-changer/split cooling set up and an 010 pump so I'll just do it all at once.
Forum: W211 AMG
09-16-2018, 01:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,168
Posted By Fountain35

About two to three weeks. Not so bad...

About two to three weeks. Not so bad...
Forum: W211 AMG
09-15-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,168
Posted By Fountain35

Thumbs up I ordered these right before you posted. ...

I ordered these right before you posted.
...
Forum: W211 AMG
09-14-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,168
Posted By Fountain35

Slight haze...

Slight haze...
Forum: W211 AMG
09-14-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,168
Posted By Fountain35

These venders say they will not fit an E55????...

These venders say they will not fit an E55???? Anybody have the vendor they used for their light lenses?
Forum: W211 AMG
09-10-2018, 02:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,168
Posted By Fountain35

Are all the 211's the same? Will the headlight...

Are all the 211's the same? Will the headlight lens covers in the links I listed work even though the E55 isn't listed?
Forum: W211 AMG
09-09-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,168
Posted By Fountain35

Your driveway... ...

Your driveway...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=34&v=qc_YU6QlXNs
Forum: W211 AMG
09-09-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,168
Posted By Fountain35

Replacment Headlight lens E55

I assume these will fit our E55's even though they do not list the E55?
...
Forum: W211 AMG
09-09-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 29,305
Posted By Fountain35

Antifreeze added to water raises the boiling...

Antifreeze added to water raises the boiling point as well as being an anti corrosive agent. I would use distilled water and antifreeze for that reason.
Forum: W211 AMG
09-08-2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,073
Posted By Fountain35

Alright. Thanks for all the feedback!

Alright. Thanks for all the feedback!
Forum: W211 AMG
09-08-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,073
Posted By Fountain35

I also assume the line to drain the transmission...

I also assume the line to drain the transmission fluid is the line that doesn't have the 90 degree bend at the end? If the transmission is working fine is there a need to change the conductor plate?...
Forum: W211 AMG
09-02-2018, 01:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,073
Posted By Fountain35

I may do it. I believe the dealer drains the pan...

I may do it. I believe the dealer drains the pan and replaces the filter and that's about it although I may be wrong. I have also seen the electrical connector replaced and even an electrical circuit...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-31-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By Fountain35

Find this fellow if you can, former Mercedes Mech...

Find this fellow if you can, former Mercedes Mech and E55 owner.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LuklsA__9Gk&list=PUT-2OPZT6P8j4nEKW3DXpOA
Forum: W211 AMG
08-31-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,073
Posted By Fountain35

https://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.p...

https://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/2060719/Re:_Draining_from_the_tranny_c
Forum: W211 AMG
08-31-2018, 03:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,073
Posted By Fountain35

E55 transmission fluid draining

I guess this is one way to do it...

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

Can't be good for the tranny...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-31-2018, 02:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 543
Posted By Fountain35

I just ordered this today; ...

I just ordered this today;

https://www.skygeek.com/mobil-jet-ii-oil-quart.html

I'll get a 60 ml syringe from a local medical store and some clear tube from the same.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-29-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 42,686
Posted By Fountain35

Thanks Yuille

Thanks Yuille
Forum: W211 AMG
08-29-2018, 01:04 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 42,686
Posted By Fountain35

Is this feature an option in the E55? Do all the...

Is this feature an option in the E55? Do all the E55's have these seats?
Forum: W211 AMG
08-21-2018, 01:25 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 21,736
Posted By Fountain35

Are we talking about the original unit ?

Are we talking about the original unit ?
08-18-2018, 02:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,474
Posted By Fountain35

I was just giving myself a plug for being...

I was just giving myself a plug for being correct...LOL
08-17-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,474
Posted By Fountain35

I made the deduction based on the clean brake...

I made the deduction based on the clean brake rotors and also the snow tires, Michelin Super Sports. (sarcasm)
08-15-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,474
Posted By Fountain35

The car is clean, it comes with a load of options...

The car is clean, it comes with a load of options and I don't see any rust. Chances are it wasn't even driven in the snow/salt. The modifications are also minimal and it has a good maintenance...
08-15-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,019
Posted By Fountain35

Anybody know?

Anybody know?
08-14-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,019
Posted By Fountain35

How do you get the steering wheel off anyhow? I...

How do you get the steering wheel off anyhow? I assume you disconnect the main battery, take the torq screws off the back, remove the air bag assembly then lastly remove the main nut which holds down...
08-14-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,019
Posted By Fountain35

But is that plug and play for a 2005-2006 E55?

But is that plug and play for a 2005-2006 E55?
Forum: W211 AMG
08-11-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,189
Posted By Fountain35

I have a couple of comments. I am sure you can...

I have a couple of comments. I am sure you can buy cheap headers and you will make hp gains but do you want to put cheap headers or anything cheap on your AMG? You stated they rub, bingo you get what...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-10-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,701
Posted By Fountain35

Is there a hp gain? Better drive ability?

Is there a hp gain? Better drive ability?
08-07-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,644
Posted By Fountain35

Goo Gone didn't work for my switch, so I had to...

Goo Gone didn't work for my switch, so I had to get a replacement. Replacing the switch is pretty simple, 5 minute job.
08-07-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,644
Posted By Fountain35

I found a pristine one on Ebay , the seller said...

I found a pristine one on Ebay , the seller said it was black but looked like mine in the picture on Ebay so I pulled the trigger. I received it and it was pristine, looked brand new. It came out of...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-06-2018, 12:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 964
Posted By Fountain35

Can you post pictures of the car?

Can you post pictures of the car?
Forum: W211 AMG
08-03-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 796
Posted By Fountain35

Had a friend who had a Porsche repair shop and...

Had a friend who had a Porsche repair shop and drove a VW Rabbit with a rusted out gas tank. The car would start missing when the injectors got clogged so he would add a bottle of Techroline and it...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-02-2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,107
Posted By Fountain35

The rims look really good. The roads down...

The rims look really good.

The roads down here used to be pathetic but they are a lot better now. They have done tons of re-paving and upgrading the interstates. They are also expanding the...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-01-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,107
Posted By Fountain35

Thanks for the link...

Thanks for the link...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-01-2018, 03:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,483
Posted By Fountain35

No cats ? Are these Chinese made?

No cats ? Are these Chinese made?
Forum: W211 AMG
08-01-2018, 01:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,107
Posted By Fountain35

Love the rims. What are they?

Love the rims. What are they?
Forum: W211 AMG
08-01-2018, 12:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,107
Posted By Fountain35

Where do you get the chrome amber bulbs?

Where do you get the chrome amber bulbs?
Forum: W211 AMG
07-31-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 796
Posted By Fountain35

Run some Techroline. You can get it from...

Run some Techroline. You can get it from O'Riely's etc. Works extremely well.
07-30-2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,019
Posted By Fountain35

I would rather cut off the old leather on the...

I would rather cut off the old leather on the wheel and re-wrap with new??
07-30-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,019
Posted By Fountain35

Any more updates and pictures?

Any more updates and pictures?
07-29-2018, 03:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,644
Posted By Fountain35

Nigel, I took a picture of the switch when I...

Nigel, I took a picture of the switch when I removed it, it had the part number etc. I have the darker grey switch. I think the switch is probably $200-$250 dollars, I'll find out Monday. I'll PM you...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-29-2018, 12:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,453
Posted By Fountain35

Did you undercoat the underside of the car? Looks...

Did you undercoat the underside of the car? Looks good.
07-29-2018, 12:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,644
Posted By Fountain35

Well Nigel I took the switch out and tried the...

Well Nigel I took the switch out and tried the Goo Gone and got no where. So I tried alcohol, again zippo. I then tried some other stuff and nothing. Just real tacky. I am just going to order a new...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-28-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,453
Posted By Fountain35

Like the car! I'm with the others on the side...

Like the car! I'm with the others on the side exhaust, put it back like it was.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-27-2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 416
Posted By Fountain35

Well maybe it is working fine. I need to check it...

Well maybe it is working fine. I need to check it anyway I think it's original.

Thanks!
Forum: W211 AMG
07-26-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 416
Posted By Fountain35

If the pump is circulating hot coolant from the...

If the pump is circulating hot coolant from the blower the HE should be hot? It's cold.
Going to start modifying for more hp.

Now which pump...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-26-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 416
Posted By Fountain35

Heat exchanger

E55 is bone stock. I don't know why but after driving the car I opened the hood and reached down to the heat exchanger, wasn't hot whatsoever, not even warm . That would tend me to think the pump has...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-26-2018, 05:26 PM
07-26-2018, 12:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,644
Posted By Fountain35

Angry Mine was sticky on my E55 so I tried a bit of...

Mine was sticky on my E55 so I tried a bit of alcohol. Seemed to work but now it's seem too shiny compared to the rest of the grey trim? I'll take off the light and try and clean it up later. If I...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-25-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 854
Posted By Fountain35

That's good, don't have to get the struts...

That's good, don't have to get the struts replaced.
Thanks for the reply,

Chris
Forum: W211 AMG
07-24-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 854
Posted By Fountain35

When my E55 sits for 3-5 days the rear drops...

When my E55 sits for 3-5 days the rear drops about 1/2 -1 inch. When I key the car and start it the car raises. I wonder if the back bags are going bad?
Forum: W211 AMG
07-13-2018, 12:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 407
Posted By Fountain35

New E55 owner

Been kind of a lurker and sponge for a couple years. Picked up a silver one today. Car is spotless, all records 2006 model.(Bone stock)
06-21-2018, 11:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 418
Posted By Fountain35

How do I lower the car?

Friend of mine has a CLS-550. He's in the hospital and asked if I would pick up his car and drive it back to his house. Sure, hit the a button that raised by accident and now the car won't go back...
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