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Forum: W211 AMG
10-25-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,738
Posted By taurran

Had no idea you were local. I'll see if I can...

Had no idea you were local. I'll see if I can take break form packing and swing by with my dirty ass E55. I live about 5 minutes from OSW.
Forum: Southwest
10-22-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,107
Posted By taurran

Anything going on in Phoenix? I'm moving there...

Anything going on in Phoenix? I'm moving there from Florida next week and don't really know anyone. Would be nice to hang out with some fellow enthusiasts!
Forum: W211 AMG
10-22-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,298
Posted By taurran

SEMA is good times. Get your walkin shoes on,...

SEMA is good times. Get your walkin shoes on, though, because you can easily go all week and not see everything. Been a few years since I've gone.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-21-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,738
Posted By taurran

I'd normally be all over this, but I'm moving...

I'd normally be all over this, but I'm moving from Orlando to Phoenix next Monday. :smash:

E55 will be on a uhaul trailer.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-21-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 17,928
Posted By taurran

That's exactly what happened to mine, except it...

That's exactly what happened to mine, except it was so bad you could actually hold it up and see THROUGH the part.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-21-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,263
Posted By taurran

There are plenty of vids on the web of it. They...

There are plenty of vids on the web of it. They haven't sounded raspy at all to me. Also, reviews state that you may lose a slight amount of torque down low (almost unpercievable) but noticeably...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-21-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,688
Posted By taurran

SD must be filthy. I have K&N's in mine and they...

SD must be filthy. I have K&N's in mine and they work awesomely. I actually just removed the air boxes last night to get them painted, and the filters looked quite new after over a year. Note - if...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-21-2013, 01:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By taurran

Mine has one of those. I used to think it was an...

Mine has one of those. I used to think it was an eyesore but got used to seeing it. I don't even us Sirius.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-17-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 30,021
Posted By taurran

Is there any other symptom of this issue besides...

Is there any other symptom of this issue besides a terrible noise?

Would one side of the rear suspension be hanging lower when the car is off the ground?
Forum: W211 AMG
10-17-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 54,762
Posted By taurran

Ha.... this is the wrong place to be asking...

Ha.... this is the wrong place to be asking questions like that. If you're in boost more frequently, you're going to be burning more fuel. Simple as that.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-17-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 54,762
Posted By taurran

This will be my first engine mod after I get all...

This will be my first engine mod after I get all the last of my maintenance issues worked out.

Glad to see it's getting perfected.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-17-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,283
Posted By taurran

Lookin good. I just powdercoated my own and had...

Lookin good. I just powdercoated my own and had to go through a nightmare rebuilding process. I'd recommend anyone go the paint route, as rebuilding these calipers makes powdercoating not worth the...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-17-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,992
Posted By taurran

I was told there's a catalytic converter heater...

I was told there's a catalytic converter heater motor that runs up there, and will make a loud whirring noise. At least that's what an experienced MB mechanic told me my car was doing. It usually...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-17-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 727
Posted By taurran

I ran them for a while when I first bought the...

I ran them for a while when I first bought the car. I went through EIGHT tires within a 1-2 year time, having experienced continual sidewall blowouts while driving.

They seem to have really...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-17-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,964
Posted By taurran

I don't have a stuck float, but my sender did...

I don't have a stuck float, but my sender did melt a hole through it and burn out the fuel pumps, which caused a fuse in the rear to blow as well. This happened while I was sitting at the car...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-13-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By taurran

Can't see if they're corresponding large/large...

Can't see if they're corresponding large/large small/small piston on either side, but i'm pretty sure they should be, because I verified that the fronts are configured in that manner.

The...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-13-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By taurran

I think you do have a point. The pistons are...

I think you do have a point. The pistons are switched and not corresponding with each other. I think I'm ****ed either way. These are torqued back together and the pistons aren't matching up. No...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-13-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By taurran

Yeah they did. How would you tell that? It...

Yeah they did. How would you tell that? It seems it would be the same configuration on the back side of the caliper either way...

I'm ****ting bricks right now. This has been a nightmare.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-13-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By taurran

Thanks. I installed them that way out of the...

Thanks. I installed them that way out of the gate but for some reason the lines don't seem to reach. Odd, because I checked and they're the same length as the stock ones.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-13-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By taurran

Quick brake help!

Hey fellas, my car has been up on stands for almost 2 months due to a nightmarish experience with powder coating/rebuilding calipers. Trying to get the rears back on the car and I can't seem to get...
Forum: W211 AMG
09-01-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 899
Posted By taurran

There's a diagram on the side of the valve covers...

There's a diagram on the side of the valve covers that says which plugs correspond to which port on the coil packs.

That said, I think you only need longer ones for the front passenger side...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-30-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,376
Posted By taurran

I got the good treated wood, if that helps. ...

I got the good treated wood, if that helps.

Just be positive that it's absolutely centered on the diff, and the rear edge of the 2x4 is flush with the forward edge of the fins, and it seems fine....
Forum: W211 AMG
08-30-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,376
Posted By taurran

Just to update the OP. Here's the routine I went...

Just to update the OP. Here's the routine I went with and had luck with:

1) Pull up front on low profile ramps.
2) Raise car fully on airmatic, engage parking brake, and put blocks behind rear...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-30-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,063
Posted By taurran

With modern synthetic oils, there's really no...

With modern synthetic oils, there's really no reason to follow the old 3k adage. It's all marketing.

Still, it would make sense to do it every 6-8 months if your car sits and doesn't get driven...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-30-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,172
Posted By taurran

I'm quite happy with the Suvneer E63 conversion...

I'm quite happy with the Suvneer E63 conversion bumper. Probably the best quality I've seen in a non-OEM replacement bumper.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-29-2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,063
Posted By taurran

I can't stand spending more than $70 on an oil...

I can't stand spending more than $70 on an oil change.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-29-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,063
Posted By taurran

Right in there. Then again, that's only 1-2...

Right in there. Then again, that's only 1-2 times a year at the rate I drive anymore.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-29-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 748
Posted By taurran

Mine didn't have those bolts, assuming due to the...

Mine didn't have those bolts, assuming due to the fact I have a conversion.

I'm not entirely sure of the point of them, anyway. If I were you, and a DIY'er, I'd personally just leave them out...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-29-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 748
Posted By taurran

I did not remove the center grille. I've...

I did not remove the center grille.

I've also left my bottom plastic tray off for a while for ease of access.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-28-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 2,291
Views: 269,136
Posted By taurran

They look like the seats out of a Challenger...

They look like the seats out of a Challenger SRT-8.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-28-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 748
Posted By taurran

It's not too hard. If you install it with the...

It's not too hard. If you install it with the brackets on the HE I don't even think you'll need to relocate the oil cooler (if its located in the same spot the 2004 one is). It should be easier...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-28-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 674
Posted By taurran

Sexy ass profile! What kind of spoiler is...

Sexy ass profile!

What kind of spoiler is that, if you don't mind me asking?
Forum: W211 AMG
08-28-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 748
Posted By taurran

Here's another picture of how the install looks. ...

Here's another picture of how the install looks. Like I said it probably could come down a half inch, but it still looks good. The E63 bumper just sticks out a little more than the E55 one.
...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-28-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 748
Posted By taurran

Do you have the E63 front bumper conversion? I...

Do you have the E63 front bumper conversion? I installed mine behind the Suvneer E63 style bumper and I had the actual MB E63 foam support pads/brackets. Unfortunately, I had to dremel the bumper,...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-27-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 844
Posted By taurran

Good to hear someone having an awesome experience...

Good to hear someone having an awesome experience with a shop. I wish we had quality shops like that in my area.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-26-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,948
Posted By taurran

1) Get wider tires 2) Learn to drive ...

1) Get wider tires
2) Learn to drive

/thread
Forum: W211 AMG
08-25-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,231
Posted By taurran

The factory sound system sounds fine to me. I...

The factory sound system sounds fine to me. I guess if you wanted enough bass to shake the car next to you, it'd be worth an upgrade. Not my thing.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-25-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,688
Posted By taurran

Mine aren't HID. I just put some Nokya 2500k...

Mine aren't HID. I just put some Nokya 2500k H7's in mine, but I'd probably do these Optilux ones in hindsight:

Optilux H71070702 XY Series H7 12V/55W Xenon Yellow Halogen Bulb Set : Amazon.com :...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-24-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,376
Posted By taurran

Car is now up on stands. Stacking a board in...

Car is now up on stands. Stacking a board in front of the cooler worked, and was simple enough. Hopefully this will help some in the future figure this out.

It's mostly level, but it works:...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-24-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,376
Posted By taurran

Hey man, yep it's a small world. I've seen a few...

Hey man, yep it's a small world. I've seen a few names on here that came over from 350z's. I've actually had my E55 since 2008, but haven't really been into modding it much. Just now starting to...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-24-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,688
Posted By taurran

This. It's really a euro thing. I have...

This. It's really a euro thing.

I have 2500k fogs. They look nice.

Thinking of just doing my running lights to match, since I can't find much to match my 6000k hid's.

Edit: Here's a...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-23-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,376
Posted By taurran

I'm considering jacking up both sides of the rear...

I'm considering jacking up both sides of the rear and just removing the damn diff cooler for the job.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-22-2013, 11:42 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 116,795
Posted By taurran

I did.

I did.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-22-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,376
Posted By taurran

Not exactly what I wanted to hear. heh If...

Not exactly what I wanted to hear. heh

If anything I'll get a steel pipe and put it over my breaker. Working party up.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-22-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 21,758
Posted By taurran

It sounds fine to me. Mine sounds a bit worse. ...

It sounds fine to me. Mine sounds a bit worse. Was thinking of making a thread on it.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-22-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,376
Posted By taurran

The rear aluminum diff cover will NOT "break...

The rear aluminum diff cover will NOT "break under the weight of the car", as people in that thread were stating. It's built pretty darn sturdy and thick, unlike some of the more exotic ones from...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-22-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,376
Posted By taurran

Lifting a lowered E55/E63 onto four jack stands.

Okay, so I'm going to be doing my brakes this weekend, which will involve removing the calipers and sending them to a powder coating shop. So, that means I have to put my car up on jack stands for...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-22-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,577
Posted By taurran

You planning to rob a bank or something?

You planning to rob a bank or something?
Forum: W211 AMG
08-20-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,577
Posted By taurran

I have one of those on my laptop screen right...

I have one of those on my laptop screen right now. You have to be more than 45 degrees to the side for it to work.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-19-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,688
Posted By taurran

Excellent!

Excellent!
Forum: W211 AMG
08-17-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,379
Posted By taurran

I was under the impression that the FTP H/E used...

I was under the impression that the FTP H/E used a bar and plate intercooler core, unlike the Eurocharged H/E. I think if you drill that think you'll be puncturing it. Anyone feel free to correct...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-17-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,379
Posted By taurran

Drill holes in the h/e core? STAHHHHP

Drill holes in the h/e core? STAHHHHP
Forum: W211 AMG
08-17-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,742
Posted By taurran

Okay, so I went ahead and just installed the heat...

Okay, so I went ahead and just installed the heat exchanger and it turned out looking pretty darn good. So far so good with performance, as well. I bled the system and got it nice and hot, went out...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-16-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,237
Posted By taurran

I've got a set of these posiquiet pads that I'll...

I've got a set of these posiquiet pads that I'll be putting on in the next month or two. I got them in a package deal from R1. Will post up a review once I've got them on the car.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-16-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 998
Posted By taurran

Thanks! IT seems most of the work is done from...

Thanks! IT seems most of the work is done from the top, so I'll probably wait until I do the split cooling mod.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-15-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 998
Posted By taurran

Guessing there's no how-to on how to do this? I...

Guessing there's no how-to on how to do this? I have the bumper and HE off now for an install and coolant flush, and it might be an opportune time to accomplish it.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-15-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 17,928
Posted By taurran

Had the melting/fuel leak issue on mine, and...

Had the melting/fuel leak issue on mine, and ended up having to replace both sending units. Luckily I'm covered on this now. On to more maintenance!
Forum: W211 AMG
08-14-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,358
Posted By taurran

I'm running the NGK 1-step colder plugs and they...

I'm running the NGK 1-step colder plugs and they work great even on an otherwise factory motor.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-14-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,742
Posted By taurran

That would explain why they used a radiator core...

That would explain why they used a radiator core as opposed to an intercooler core.

I don't feel like this one would be durable enough to run without the protection of the factory grill. I also...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-13-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 2,291
Views: 269,136
Posted By taurran

I see more fake "AMGs" in Tampa/Orlando than I...

I see more fake "AMGs" in Tampa/Orlando than I see real AMGs.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-13-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,742
Posted By taurran

I'm not a huge fan of the core selection. Let's...

I'm not a huge fan of the core selection. Let's just say I used to do some marketing work for Spearco (as well as running their product) and got spoiled by their bar and plate wave cores. It did...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-13-2013, 12:31 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,742
Posted By taurran

After looking at this heat exchanger in person,...

After looking at this heat exchanger in person, I'm not a big fan of its design.

I may be looking to sell it and buy another product. :duh:
Forum: W211 AMG
08-12-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,742
Posted By taurran

I'll zip tie it somewhere if need be. Either that...

I'll zip tie it somewhere if need be. Either that or I'll bolt it behind a fog light and rig up a scoop to deflect air. Depends on how much room there is.

Because I'm a ricer like that.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-12-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,742
Posted By taurran

Thank you sir! Yeah, I'm actually not...

Thank you sir!



Yeah, I'm actually not looking forward to removing the damn bumper. The thing is entirely over engineered for what it accomplishes.

I'll probably try to get it installed...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-12-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,742
Posted By taurran

Seems I posted too soon! This just arrived...

Seems I posted too soon!

This just arrived today:
http://i.imgur.com/EYv3gc0.jpg?1

I didn't get a tracking number, but here it is! Thanks EC and the rest of the guys who went out for the GB. ...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-12-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,682
Posted By taurran

Can you elaborate on which bracket you're talking...

Can you elaborate on which bracket you're talking about?
Forum: W211 AMG
08-12-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 621
Posted By taurran

Someone needs to break this down grunt style. ...

Someone needs to break this down grunt style.

Prop the car up on a "rock or something."
Forum: W211 AMG
08-12-2013, 01:29 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,742
Posted By taurran

Patiently waiting. Has anyone not paid yet? ...

Patiently waiting. Has anyone not paid yet?

Unsure if I should be lookin for a shipping notice when it gets sent.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-09-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,752
Posted By taurran

I just emailed SPC customer service and got a...

I just emailed SPC customer service and got a reply - they confirmed they are currently working on a rear camber solution for e-classes (w211). I'm going to wait for those. I also said that there...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-09-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,752
Posted By taurran

A US company just needs to make some reasonably...

A US company just needs to make some reasonably priced alternatives. I know that someone recently mentioned SPC looking at making them for our cars. I wish, because SPC is excellent for the price.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-09-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 166,087
Posted By taurran

Just installed these on my car... not overly...

Just installed these on my car... not overly thrilled with the quality.

The rubber seals around the coil plugs made them hard to press in, and some of them actually slipped down over the plug. I...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-09-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,139
Posted By taurran

Don't tell me you were one of those fools racing...

Don't tell me you were one of those fools racing from digs at the causeway or gandy. I've seen so many people get themselves arrested there. :rolf:

We used to roll race on I4 in the middle of...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-08-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 2,291
Views: 269,136
Posted By taurran

Again from the guys at Motordyne: ...

Again from the guys at Motordyne:

https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn2/970822_602096976497297_839440626_n.jpg
Forum: W211 AMG
08-08-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 755
Views: 68,337
Posted By taurran

Man I hate you. I already have an appointment to...

Man I hate you. I already have an appointment to get my calipers powder coated basically that same color of orange. I thought I'd be a game changer. Guess not! :smash:
Forum: W211 AMG
08-07-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,492
Posted By taurran

So you're trolling. Go back to bimmerfest and...

So you're trolling. Go back to bimmerfest and troll there.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-07-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,026
Posted By taurran

Oh. You said summer, so I assumed it was hot.

Oh. You said summer, so I assumed it was hot.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-07-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 116,795
Posted By taurran

I stuffed a plain white terry cloth rag under...

I stuffed a plain white terry cloth rag under there, and packed it in as tightly as it could go. It totally filled in the gap under the hole, so the screw fell and rested right there on it. Easily...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-07-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,492
Posted By taurran

You're hitting the range of lifespan for...

You're hitting the range of lifespan for replacement of engine/tranny mounts (~60k). Mine were changed at almost 100k and were completely shot. The car felt like a new car afterward.

Also, it...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-07-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,026
Posted By taurran

Is that white puff of smoke normal? PCV?

Is that white puff of smoke normal? PCV?
Forum: W211 AMG
08-07-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,110
Posted By taurran

That anthracite color looks great! I should...

That anthracite color looks great!

I should do two of my wheel faces in it to see if I prefer it to the current black.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-06-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,110
Posted By taurran

Totally depends on the application. If you layer...

Totally depends on the application. If you layer it on thick and fast, it'll smooth out. If you do light coats repeatedly, it'll look more rough.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-06-2013, 01:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 883
Posted By taurran

There's a sucker born every minute.

There's a sucker born every minute.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-06-2013, 01:28 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,742
Posted By taurran

Payment sent! Looking forward to getting it. ...

Payment sent! Looking forward to getting it.

Not sure if I should bother doing the split cooling mod at the same time, or not.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-03-2013, 11:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,110
Posted By taurran

I dipped the emblem on my E63 grille. First time...

I dipped the emblem on my E63 grille. First time to touch the stuff. It was pretty easy, but would have been easier if I'd known how to properly remove it. Either way, simple.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-03-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,742
Posted By taurran

We gonna pull the trigger on this now, or try to...

We gonna pull the trigger on this now, or try to get 15+? Would be cool if we could get further discounts for a few more people in.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-02-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 900
Posted By taurran

Kind of off topic, but did you replace the entire...

Kind of off topic, but did you replace the entire hub or just the bearings? Got a reference to where to get the bearings themselves?

As far as ABS lights, I've had mine come on when we replaced a...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-01-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,892
Posted By taurran

Good deal. Glad it was an easy fix.

Good deal. Glad it was an easy fix.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-01-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,742
Posted By taurran

You're gonna buy it sooner or later. You might...

You're gonna buy it sooner or later. You might as well save $100 while you have the chance. If you wait, you'll lose out.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-01-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 12,038
Posted By taurran

Sweet. I really like the new CTS-V's, but it's...

Sweet. I really like the new CTS-V's, but it's really hard to go back to any lesser interior after sitting in a late 2000's AMG!
Forum: W211 AMG
08-01-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,729
Posted By taurran

BC Racing >>> Megan Megan may come up...

BC Racing >>> Megan


Megan may come up with a decent product every so often, but they're simply a shop that knocks off everyone else's products via China. I've seen too much of their stuff come...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-31-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,544
Posted By taurran

Not really.

Not really.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-31-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,544
Posted By taurran

On an otherwise tastefully modified E55/63 I...

On an otherwise tastefully modified E55/63 I think it would look nice and different. You're right, it has the E63 front look, with the standard rear diffuser look, but ever slightly more extreme. ...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-31-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,544
Posted By taurran

Uhh... it doesn't look bad. The front of the PD...

Uhh... it doesn't look bad. The front of the PD kit would look a lot better with an E63 grill installed, though.

Pretty much every modified E55 is a carbon copy of every other right now. It...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-31-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 989
Posted By taurran

Until thieves starting bringing hacksaws with...

Until thieves starting bringing hacksaws with them.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-31-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,018
Posted By taurran

So clean.... well done!

So clean.... well done!
Forum: W211 AMG
07-31-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,018
Posted By taurran

Congrats. It's good to see your patience paid...

Congrats. It's good to see your patience paid off. Now go enjoy it!
Forum: W211 AMG
07-31-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,742
Posted By taurran

Sounds good to me. I hope we can get 20.

Sounds good to me. I hope we can get 20.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-31-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 989
Posted By taurran

http://www.thetileapp.com/

http://www.thetileapp.com/
Forum: W211 AMG
07-31-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 989
Posted By taurran

Still not as bad as owning a Civic or SRT-4. ...

Still not as bad as owning a Civic or SRT-4. Those things get stolen constantly.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-31-2013, 12:50 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,742
Posted By taurran

I'm interested, depending on pricing.

I'm interested, depending on pricing.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-30-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 782
Posted By taurran

Awesome. Thanks! I'll be adding this to my "to...

Awesome. Thanks! I'll be adding this to my "to do" list.



As I posted in the other thread, I had somewhat of the same problem for a while. I ended up inserting the key blade, and slowly...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-30-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 782
Posted By taurran

My front drivers side sensor has been bad since I...

My front drivers side sensor has been bad since I got the car. I haven't felt like bothering with it, so I've been opening the car like I would any other (with the fob).

I guess I'd only really...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-29-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,256
Posted By taurran

I was under the impression that the challenger...

I was under the impression that the challenger 392 came with 470hp/tq from the factory with roughly the same curb weight as a w211 e55. You walk one with an aftermarket blower on top of that? Man, ...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-28-2013, 11:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,256
Posted By taurran

Yep. It's fine.

Yep. It's fine.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-28-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,256
Posted By taurran

I always seem to get more responsive downshifts...

I always seem to get more responsive downshifts in sport mode at a roll. Unless he's running exclusively in manual mode, it should make a difference.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-28-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,256
Posted By taurran

Also remember to do the sneaky ECU reset before...

Also remember to do the sneaky ECU reset before you head out to run.

My buddy here has a Challenger SRT 392 and I'd like to see how that one stacks up.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-27-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,256
Posted By taurran

Just finished mine. - I finally found a...

Just finished mine.

- I finally found a syringe in Walmart, in the motorcycle oil section, and used it. It's for mixing 2-stroke oil or something. However, the tube that came with it was too...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-25-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,256
Posted By taurran

Thanks for the suggestions, guys. I'll try those...

Thanks for the suggestions, guys. I'll try those places tomorrow to see if I can find anything.

No clue what area of Walmart something like that would be in, though.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-25-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,338
Posted By taurran

I wish my car was as clean as yours. :mercy: ...

I wish my car was as clean as yours. :mercy:

If that's what you call filthy... damn.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-25-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 412
Posted By taurran

Go to Autozone or Advance Auto Parts. They will...

Go to Autozone or Advance Auto Parts. They will pull the codes for free.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-25-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,412
Posted By taurran

Your shoe closet must be HUGE. So choice! ...

Your shoe closet must be HUGE.

So choice!
So Choice - YouTube
Forum: W211 AMG
07-25-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,256
Posted By taurran

Just tried it, and they didn't have it. ...

Just tried it, and they didn't have it. (surprise surprise)

I think the problem I'm having is I live in Florida. Everyone and everything in this state sucks balls.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-25-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,256
Posted By taurran

Got my Jet Oil II. Having a helluva time finding...

Got my Jet Oil II. Having a helluva time finding a plastic syringe with a tube. Went by the farm and feed store down the street, as well as tractor supply. Nothing.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-25-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 15,484
Posted By taurran

I think he blamed lack of customer service on...

I think he blamed lack of customer service on him.

I blame it on most Americans being stupid lazy *******s.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-24-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,404
Posted By taurran

Lookin good! What's the specs on the wheel/tire...

Lookin good! What's the specs on the wheel/tire setup? It looks slammed.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-23-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,791
Posted By taurran

Doh on the first. I forgot about that. ...

Doh on the first. I forgot about that.

Seems to work fine for me on the second, and is better than bent fenders. I think its more related to the "hella flush" style I see people riding around...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-23-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,791
Posted By taurran

Have you considered "rotating" them by having the...

Have you considered "rotating" them by having the tires remounted and balanced to the opposite side after a certain number of miles? I'm planning to do that with at least my fronts pretty soon.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-23-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,791
Posted By taurran

On a side note - Discount Tire just down the...

On a side note - Discount Tire just down the street from me here recently started refusing to mount tired that weren't rated for a specific car, meaning they won't mount 20" 30 series sidewalls for...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-23-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,112
Posted By taurran

:rolf: But seriously, they need to drop...

:rolf:

But seriously, they need to drop those big ass brakes. Worthless at this point.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-23-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,791
Posted By taurran

Did that in my Z for a while. They're pretty...

Did that in my Z for a while. They're pretty worthless unless you regularly enjoy doing burnouts at stoplights.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-23-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,791
Posted By taurran

Been rolling on Hankook ventus v12s because...

Been rolling on Hankook ventus v12s because they're a nice bang for the buck. I do tend to roast through them very quickly, though.

I"ve historically loved BFG KDW2's.

Perhaps I'll consider...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-23-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,511
Posted By taurran

Please be sending pics of your supermodel wife.

Please be sending pics of your supermodel wife.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-23-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,511
Posted By taurran

Please be sending pics of your supermodel...

Please be sending pics of your supermodel girlfriend.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-23-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,511
Posted By taurran

I came here to post the same thing. Great minds...

I came here to post the same thing. Great minds think alike! :rolf:
Forum: W211 AMG
07-19-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,993
Posted By taurran

I'm planning on replacing my own rotors pretty...

I'm planning on replacing my own rotors pretty soon, and would be interested if anyone has any input on this as well. This won't be my first time to do my own brake job, I'm just wondering mainly...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-19-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,821
Posted By taurran

Damn. NEVER use wheel cleaner sprays on...

Damn. NEVER use wheel cleaner sprays on aftermarket wheels. Only use soap, water, quick detail spray, and a lot of elbow grease! If you want extra protection, grab some Wheel Wax and throw it on...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-19-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 759
Views: 123,299
Posted By taurran

I ended up fixing mine (for now) by replacing...

I ended up fixing mine (for now) by replacing both the drivers and passenger side fuel pump units and fuel sender units, both the seals around the top, and fixing a leak in one of the filler lines.
...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-18-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 628
Views: 203,676
Posted By taurran

All you have to do for the fog lights is trim the...

All you have to do for the fog lights is trim the plug slightly with a razor, press them into each other, and secure the plugs with a zip tie.

The plugs are only very slightly different.

Either...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-17-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,606
Posted By taurran

Those are some real nice gains considering...

Those are some real nice gains considering they're on a DD dyno in normal/shootout. You'd be well into the 500's on a dynojet now.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-16-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 643
Posted By taurran

There are a few examples of this in the E55...

There are a few examples of this in the E55 picture thread at the top of the forum. The only downside would be potential rock or debris damage to the core of the h/e. If you modify your driving...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-16-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,742
Posted By taurran

Sweet. Yep, I'd say just get those wheel faces...

Sweet. Yep, I'd say just get those wheel faces powder coated!
Forum: W211 AMG
07-16-2013, 02:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 613
Posted By taurran

Very nice. They turned out looking great, on the...

Very nice. They turned out looking great, on the ground. Get them on the car and post up some after shots!

I've also looked for that style of diffuser but it seems that most of them have...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-15-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,056
Posted By taurran

Posting for potential future purchase.

Posting for potential future purchase.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-15-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,439
Posted By taurran

Just curious - what were the exact signs of them...

Just curious - what were the exact signs of them going? Mine have slow leaks if I leave the car sitting for a good amount of time, but I haven't had issues once I start it and run it again.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-15-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2,291
Views: 269,136
Posted By taurran

Forwarded to me from the guys at Motordyne...

Forwarded to me from the guys at Motordyne Engineering. LOL

https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn2/181255_574734079233587_107167211_n.jpg
Forum: W211 AMG
07-11-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,620
Posted By taurran

I'm guessing you can tap into the cigarette...

I'm guessing you can tap into the cigarette lighter circuit that runs in the center dash console. Look up some guides on hard wiring radar detectors and splice it into the power and ground in the...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-11-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,394
Posted By taurran

I've seen a few mustang and camaro unmarked...

I've seen a few mustang and camaro unmarked police vehicles running traffic out west. Not surprised really.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-11-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 111,436
Posted By taurran

I have the E63 conversion installed, and it looks...

I have the E63 conversion installed, and it looks and fits phenomenal! Just ordered the XY front lip. Will post pics once it's all together.

Thanks again to [email protected] for the super fast...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-11-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 20,535
Posted By taurran

Looks nice. I wouldn't mind seeing a real CF...

Looks nice. I wouldn't mind seeing a real CF roof overlay!
Forum: W211 AMG
07-11-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,742
Posted By taurran

Very sexy car, but I guess I'm still in the...

Very sexy car, but I guess I'm still in the minority here when I say I prefer the W211 styling.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-10-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,413
Posted By taurran

Tried it, had no luck.

Tried it, had no luck.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-10-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,114
Posted By taurran

Just when I was starting to feel a bit better...

Just when I was starting to feel a bit better about it. :wwf:

Well, I'll call and see if I can get an estimate at a second shop somewhere. I'm not sure if these places will charge for an...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-10-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,413
Posted By taurran

This happened to me when the ****ing battery died...

This happened to me when the ****ing battery died and I couldn't release the electric trunk release from the front (WHY MERCEDES???)

I dinked around with the manual key forever, and found that...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-10-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,243
Posted By taurran

Mine has been jammed down inside of the console...

Mine has been jammed down inside of the console (in the closed position) for 2+ years now. I haven't figured out how to pull it all apart. Maybe that'll be my next project.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-10-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,114
Posted By taurran

So I just heard back from the body shop, who also...

So I just heard back from the body shop, who also has a frame rack and frame pulling expert on site, and they said they threw it up on the rack and it "looked good" to them.

I still don't know...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-08-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,114
Posted By taurran

Thanks again, I would have never guessed...

Thanks again, I would have never guessed otherwise.

I just googled around the body shop, and apparently there's a "frame" shop right next door (assuming it's car frames). I'm going to call them...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-08-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,114
Posted By taurran

You may be onto something here. I actually...

You may be onto something here.

I actually hit a big bump/concrete chunk last month with the drivers side front at about 35-40mph. Ripped off my lip, broke the front bumper and put a bend in a...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-08-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,114
Posted By taurran

Dents on corners of sunroof...

Anyone ever seen this before? I JUST got my car out of the body shop and put my 20" wheels back on, pulled it out, and noticed that I now have a largish dent around the front passenger corner of the...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-06-2013, 01:10 AM
Replies: 583
Views: 65,874
Posted By taurran

Just stumbled across this thread. Here's to all...

Just stumbled across this thread. Here's to all the people telling me I was wrong (including the TTM guy) when I informed them their intake scoop things did nothing for power. That guy was claiming...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-30-2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,287
Posted By taurran

Credit the Indians for turning the brand around. ...

Credit the Indians for turning the brand around. They were lame under Ford.

(It's a Jaguar)
Forum: W211 AMG
05-30-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 755
Views: 68,337
Posted By taurran

Thanks, man. Will keep an eye out. You sticking...

Thanks, man. Will keep an eye out. You sticking with an E55 bumper? Unsure if other options like the oem E63, or aftermarket options like Prior Design, would have more room.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-30-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 755
Views: 68,337
Posted By taurran

I'd still be interested in seeing how that fits...

I'd still be interested in seeing how that fits behind the bumper. I've been thinking about asking someone to fab a custom water/air Spearco core for me, instead of the cookie cutter "heat...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-30-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,181
Posted By taurran

No clue. I have had the opposite issue, though: ...

No clue. I have had the opposite issue, though: I get a "failed to connect" message when trying to view the map, but it's always fixed by leaving the battery disconnected overnight. Only happened...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-30-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 779
Posted By taurran

The rears on most of these cars are very slightly...

The rears on most of these cars are very slightly uneven. I stopped worrying about mine long ago.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-30-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 755
Views: 68,337
Posted By taurran

Core looks nice. You going with a dual inlet...

Core looks nice. You going with a dual inlet hotside and single outlet cold side to a custom manifold? Just wondering how you're going to do all this with that damn MB computer. Standalone EMS?
Forum: W211 AMG
05-30-2013, 12:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,158
Posted By taurran

What's your wish master Ishraq?.... My wish is...

What's your wish master Ishraq?.... My wish is for more POWWAAAAAAAA!!!!

CIVC TYPE-R EK9 test drive PANNALA SRI LANKA Ishraq Wahab - YouTube
Forum: W211 AMG
05-29-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,256
Posted By taurran

I need to do this. Mine is probably well past...

I need to do this. Mine is probably well past due.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-29-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,347
Posted By taurran

Pretty much this. They aren't load bearing parts...

Pretty much this. They aren't load bearing parts in any way. Just put blue loctite on the bolt when you tighten it back down, and you're good to go.

I don't really understand why people pay...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-29-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 755
Views: 68,337
Posted By taurran

I do. I got the E55 cause I wanted a car that I...

I do. I got the E55 cause I wanted a car that I could relax in but is quick enough to "go".

Yeah, I like hearing the turbos spool too, but there are tradeoffs for everything. I used to run my...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-29-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,229
Posted By taurran

If left bone stock, sure. They're fricking...

If left bone stock, sure. They're fricking insane with a few g's worth of mods thrown in. :bow:
Forum: W211 AMG
05-29-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 755
Views: 68,337
Posted By taurran

The problem with that is you need a...

The problem with that is you need a straight-through 3" exhaust or better, because under load every ounce of exhaust is going the whole length to the tips... which makes it loud as hell anyway, all...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-29-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 755
Views: 68,337
Posted By taurran

IMO you should throw some ultra quiet resonators...

IMO you should throw some ultra quiet resonators on that exhaust, and dump those wastegates externally. On a car like this I'd personally rather it be nice and quiet off load and BEAST MODE at WoT....
Forum: W211 AMG
05-29-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 551
Posted By taurran

Please don't tell me your son is 16. That's...

Please don't tell me your son is 16. That's trouble waiting to happen.

Anyhow, nice pick with Godzilla.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-29-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,580
Posted By taurran

This sucks because I just started experiencing...

This sucks because I just started experiencing this same kind of thing myself, but with the driver's side daytime running light. It started by going dim randomly with a slight flicker, and oddly...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-29-2013, 01:40 AM
Replies: 755
Views: 68,337
Posted By taurran

Guessing by that exhaust routing that it's an...

Guessing by that exhaust routing that it's an open dump. Only way to go, imo.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-29-2013, 12:48 AM
Replies: 755
Views: 68,337
Posted By taurran

Looks pretty awesome, but yeah, I'd probably have...

Looks pretty awesome, but yeah, I'd probably have them fab an aluminum skid plate for those snails. They going to install a sump pump to pull oil out of the turbos? The oil return will be an issue.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-29-2013, 12:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 695
Posted By taurran

I think those are for the standard (non AMG)...

I think those are for the standard (non AMG) bumper.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-28-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 12,394
Posted By taurran

That is great news. I've used SPC camber arms...

That is great news. I've used SPC camber arms (and toe bolts) in the past, and they've been great. Let's hope they don't feel the need to up the price due to the target audience.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-28-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,229
Posted By taurran

70mph roll? Damn. Things have changed a bit...

70mph roll? Damn. Things have changed a bit since I was into roll races.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-28-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,158
Posted By taurran

He's not too far off with this. The e63 controls...

He's not too far off with this. The e63 controls peak power per variable cam timing on both the intake and exhaust side, which can give the feel of a top end "boost" when tuned.

It's the same...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-27-2013, 11:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 691
Posted By taurran

No.

No.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-27-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 647
Posted By taurran

This isn't exactly a road racing machine. Get...

This isn't exactly a road racing machine. Get 20s if you're doing looks. I'm glad I did.

Otherwise, just keep your stockers for DRs if you like to hit the strip.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-27-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,855
Posted By taurran

Mine does it all the way around, but if I drive...

Mine does it all the way around, but if I drive it again, it instantly perks back up.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-27-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,158
Posted By taurran

Wondering if they've ever actually driven turbo...

Wondering if they've ever actually driven turbo cars? :rolf:
Forum: W211 AMG
05-27-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 12,394
Posted By taurran

If it were toe, you'd be experiencing feathering,...

If it were toe, you'd be experiencing feathering, which makes the inner edge looks like it's got small chunks or strands torn away. I haven't seen anything of the sort on my own car, at least. ...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-26-2013, 12:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,530
Posted By taurran

They look damn nice. I know of an easier way...

They look damn nice.

I know of an easier way to get your inner barrels coated black, though. Never clean them. :D
Forum: W211 AMG
05-25-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,508
Posted By taurran

I think the W211 looks better than the W219. ...

I think the W211 looks better than the W219. Just sayin.

Both are nice, but the 219 looks kind of like a bloated tick. :p:
Forum: W211 AMG
05-25-2013, 11:30 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 12,394
Posted By taurran

I didn't exactly buy this car to road race or...

I didn't exactly buy this car to road race or autocross, so I don't see why people are saying the airmatic is "not good enough". If you want a race car, you'd probably be better off picking many...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-24-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3,696
Views: 3,031,189
Posted By taurran

I wish I they had XY lips in stock. I about...

I wish I they had XY lips in stock. I about ordered the Godhand, but it seems too "flat" to me.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-24-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 716
Views: 178,844
Posted By taurran

Emailed you about the conversion kit. I'm down! ...

Emailed you about the conversion kit. I'm down! Also, interested in a cf lip to match!
Forum: W211 AMG
05-24-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 569
Posted By taurran

The evap codes could be anything from a leaky gas...

The evap codes could be anything from a leaky gas cap, a leak in any of the evap, fuel, or filler lines, to cracks in the fuel pump and sender units. I replaced all my sender/pump units and still...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-24-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,488
Posted By taurran

Damn. I wrecked the bumper and bent a wheel on...

Damn. I wrecked the bumper and bent a wheel on mine a few weeks back. Just getting around to addressing all of the body work and wheel repair fixes as we speak.

Best of luck to the OP. That...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-24-2013, 01:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,924
Posted By taurran

Mine was running rough for the longest time, and...

Mine was running rough for the longest time, and I assumed it was a slight bend in a rim or something, but largely just got used to it. Then I took it to a solid MB mechanic and he replaced my motor...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-24-2013, 01:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,483
Posted By taurran

Verrrry nice! Sometimes I feel like I'm the only...

Verrrry nice! Sometimes I feel like I'm the only one here without an E63 front end. :smash:
Forum: W211 AMG
05-24-2013, 01:28 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 55,417
Posted By taurran

That's some good **** right there. When you...

That's some good **** right there. When you gonna run it over at OSW once you're done? Would love to see that beast run. I can smell Bithlo from my back yard.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-24-2013, 01:10 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 12,394
Posted By taurran

Lowered with washers for $2. ...

Lowered with washers for $2.

http://i.imgur.com/TPhcpwQh.jpg

I need some rear camber arms, because I get uneven wear, but that's to be expected for the ride height I'm at. Camber arms are...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-24-2013, 12:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 683
Posted By taurran

Furoossa Reagesosa?

Furoossa Reagesosa?
Forum: W211 AMG
02-12-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,130
Posted By taurran

I hit one of those "curbs" in the middle of the...

I hit one of those "curbs" in the middle of the highway when they were resurfacing I-4 outside of Orlando (basically an edge of asphalt that goes across the entire road), and bent all four of my...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-12-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,934
Posted By taurran

You only have to replace the one on the driver's...

You only have to replace the one on the driver's side

I'm not sure why you're getting angry at no one explaining before. There's a search function for a reason.
Forum: W211 AMG
09-08-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 759
Views: 123,299
Posted By taurran

Thanks. I didn't think there was a leak in...

Thanks.

I didn't think there was a leak in the two seal rings when I expected them (the black rings that screw on over the senders to seal them in?). I'm guessing you think I should replace them...
Forum: W211 AMG
09-08-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 759
Views: 123,299
Posted By taurran

Oh, and so far the shopping list includes: -...

Oh, and so far the shopping list includes:

- Two fuel pump relays
- New fuse (already installed)
- Fuel pumps and bucket assembly (passenger side)
- Fuel pump harness
- Fuel filter

Anything...
Forum: W211 AMG
09-08-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 759
Views: 123,299
Posted By taurran

~100k now. I purchased the car back in 2009 with...

~100k now. I purchased the car back in 2009 with ~70k miles on it. I haven't changed the fuel filter in that time. I've been considering what might cause excessive heat on this circuit and you may...
Forum: W211 AMG
09-08-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 759
Views: 123,299
Posted By taurran

Here is the main leakage on the passenger side: ...

Here is the main leakage on the passenger side:
379088

You can see the burns on the connectors in the harness plug:
379089

The worst part of the burn. You can see it melted through the...
Forum: W211 AMG
09-08-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 759
Views: 123,299
Posted By taurran

I've been having the fuel smell/leak issue for...

I've been having the fuel smell/leak issue for about 2 years now, and have been only filling it to 1/2 tank. About 2 months ago, I took my car to a hand car wash on a really hot day, and it died...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-17-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,766
Posted By taurran

My car sometimes blows hot air in the rear...

My car sometimes blows hot air in the rear despite being set to cool. What heater valve are you referring to?
Forum: W211 AMG
06-17-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 41,738
Posted By taurran

245/35 rubs and is out of the question. I don't...

245/35 rubs and is out of the question. I don't mind an aggressive stance, and I can always adjust my drop if I wish to change it up. Besides, 18mm is child's play considering that's cut in half...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-16-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 41,738
Posted By taurran

necro bump. I'm going in a few minutes to...

necro bump.

I'm going in a few minutes to get 245/30-20 and 275/30-20 hankook ventus v12's put on. I'll post some pics when I return.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-10-2011, 01:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,336
Posted By taurran

I feel the same way. On black wheels, I feel...

I feel the same way. On black wheels, I feel like it's missing a lip to break up the blackness.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-10-2011, 12:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 996
Posted By taurran

I used to think that until I got 20s. OP's...

I used to think that until I got 20s.

OP's wheels look nice and clean.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-10-2011, 12:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,023
Posted By taurran

Mine are loud as hell too.

Mine are loud as hell too.
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