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06-19-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,041
Posted By AMG-Driver

Ah, o.k. saw all info on your facebook site DUDMD...

Ah, o.k. saw all info on your facebook site DUDMD Tuning
06-19-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,041
Posted By AMG-Driver

Great to see some progress! What boost are you...

Great to see some progress! What boost are you running at top RPM? Stock injectors? Do you have some driving video or video from the dyno run? Good luck with further tuning!
Forum: AMG GT
05-16-2019, 02:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 459
Posted By AMG-Driver

Thumbs up Congrats and keep on the good work! :zoom:

Congrats and keep on the good work!

:zoom:
Forum: AMG GT
04-05-2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,492
Posted By AMG-Driver

Thumbs up Mo, that is awsome!!! I assume with more...

Mo, that is awsome!!!

I assume with more time for developing the ECU for thr GT-R this car will be even faster than the your 6.3 liter SLS-Biturbo!

This is a big step forward from GAD-Motors...
Forum: AMG GT
03-26-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,492
Posted By AMG-Driver

Thumbs up Great Update and congrats for cracking the 4...

Great Update and congrats for cracking the 4 sek.!

These Turbos look mean, compared to stock.
Replies: 61
Views: 7,335
Posted By AMG-Driver

Hi Quadrobenz, just 1 Question, why for you...

Hi Quadrobenz,

just 1 Question, why for you the new SL65 is better than the new SL63. I am also interested in the R231 SL65 AMG.

Kind regards
02-07-2019, 02:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,099
Posted By AMG-Driver

Yes, I never had a problem with my boost - my car...

Yes, I never had a problem with my boost - my car runs fine.

My point is, when MooksM275 reads 1,5 bar 22 PSI with xentry, why should the ouput rate of a obd2 port be fasterwith xentry than with...
02-07-2019, 01:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,099
Posted By AMG-Driver

Hi Guys, I had many logs on the road and on...

Hi Guys,

I had many logs on the road and on the dyno, but a stock 65 never hit effective 1.5 bar.

Stock it is max. 1.2-1.25 bar and then tapers off with climbing revs. I know that MB is...
12-03-2018, 01:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,573
Posted By AMG-Driver

Ekselent Hello, just a short question: Do you...

Ekselent
Hello, just a short question:
Do you think your Cold Air Intake Kit would also fit in a SL65 from the first series, without changing to the facelift lights?
Thank you!

By, the way:...
10-03-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By AMG-Driver

Mine felt also weak in my SL65 this hot summer....

Mine felt also weak in my SL65 this hot summer. But when I researched a little bit I found sources that it is only ventilation in the seats NOT cooling from the A/C??? Some said it is suclking the...
08-21-2018, 02:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By AMG-Driver

You need vacuum to bleed out any air pockets and...

You need vacuum to bleed out any air pockets and bubbles. MB has a special tool from a german company Leitenberger for this, but here on MB world are also threads from "Welwynnick", where he explains...
08-18-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By AMG-Driver

145-161 F is too high. Mine (with upgraded Pump)...

145-161 F is too high. Mine (with upgraded Pump) is 120 F and less. I assume the system has air in it or/and pump is going out. Perfect Bleeding is a must to run these cars properly.
08-15-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 592
Posted By AMG-Driver

The Pierburg is stronger against backpressure and...

The Pierburg is stronger against backpressure and also quieter.
08-15-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,945
Posted By AMG-Driver

Hi Guys, do you know this Videos-Series? ...

Hi Guys,

do you know this Videos-Series?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bt3QPzA6gQQ

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=m275+engine+rebuild

I watched every part and it is very...
08-15-2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,682
Posted By AMG-Driver

Yes, this special one off white SL65 BS from...

Yes, this special one off white SL65 BS from Renntech from the old RT-Days was advertised with 800 or 805 Crank HP. But this was never confirmed or proved with results.

I highly doubt it and...
08-15-2018, 01:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,682
Posted By AMG-Driver

Renntech or MKB get 730 Crank-HP out of the R231...

Renntech or MKB get 730 Crank-HP out of the R231 SL65 M279 with an ECU-Tune. Maybe with downpipes you get a little more.

But now way 800 real Crank HP with stock M279 Turbos.
08-15-2018, 01:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 592
Posted By AMG-Driver

You can search for the big Intercooler/Pump...

You can search for the big Intercooler/Pump thread from "Welwynnick" hope I spelled it right - here on MB World, with flow charts and a lot of helpful information.

I have the Pierburg CWA100 Pump...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-15-2018, 01:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,104
Posted By AMG-Driver

You can search for the big Intercooler/Pump...

You can search for the big Intercooler/Pump thread from "Welwynnik" hope I spelled it right - here on MB World, with flow charts and a lot of helpful information.

I have the Pierburg CWA100 Pump...
08-14-2018, 01:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 592
Posted By AMG-Driver

The intercoolers are not bad, when everything is...

The intercoolers are not bad, when everything is correct in the system and when you are on the throttle (pump is working) and you get some wind from the front.

They work quite well on the highway...
07-03-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,130
Posted By AMG-Driver

Hi Bro, I saw your car in the first event this...

Hi Bro, I saw your car in the first event this year I was there.Great job and congrats to the 300!! Great Team @ GAD Motors
05-03-2018, 02:14 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,352
Posted By AMG-Driver

Thanks Joe, according to the note for the...

Thanks Joe,

according to the note for the V12 to replace some of the turbos, the reason from my knowledge was that the water cooling of some turbos was not perfectly sealed in some single cases.
05-02-2018, 02:26 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,352
Posted By AMG-Driver

Hello Mooks, very interesting. I know there were...

Hello Mooks, very interesting. I know there were some issues on some early M275 cars with high oil consumption. Also my SL600 needed more oil than normal. My SL65 / 2004 does not.

Can you explain...
03-13-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,573
Posted By AMG-Driver

Interesting. Maybe German Market is different....

Interesting. Maybe German Market is different. Here the stock cars are the collectors items how they came out of the AMG Factory. But the same with Porsche, BMW... Here you don't get back what you...
03-13-2018, 03:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,573
Posted By AMG-Driver

I don't think so. I have a look on the...

I don't think so.

I have a look on the German- Market for many, many years. The prices for clean cars with low mileage, no accidents, max 2.owners, maintained at MB don't fall anymore since...
03-08-2018, 01:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,573
Posted By AMG-Driver

I give you a good advice. Keep the nice and...

I give you a good advice.

Keep the nice and rare SL65 looking stock, otherwise it will lower the value and it will be one of the cars that are very, very difficult to sale afterwards.

It will...
03-05-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 16,641
Posted By AMG-Driver

I know complete Brabus conversion is way too...

I know complete Brabus conversion is way too expensive, at least for me.

Your car is reference for me what can be achieved with stock turbos. Renntech gets 185 mph in the mile with just 700 CRANK...
03-05-2018, 06:14 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 16,641
Posted By AMG-Driver

@ race horse Good video from the Renntech...

@ race horse

Good video from the Renntech SL65!

Here is a Video from the new Brabus Rocket 900 (S65) - which shows 211,5 MPH but after 1,86 Miles instead of 2,3 Miles.

There was a lot of...
01-02-2018, 06:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,448
Posted By AMG-Driver

Thanks for sharing your experiences. I...

Thanks for sharing your experiences.

I doubted all HP-Ratings of the high HP-Builts, Advertisements, "fastest Benz in the world claimings etc." many, many years before this and was also kind of...
12-06-2017, 05:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,366
Posted By AMG-Driver

m.youtube.com/watch?v=o4IlTRhyDJ0 Great...

m.youtube.com/watch?v=o4IlTRhyDJ0

Great Driving footage of this car on the German Autobahn.18 min.video from Topf Auto NL, enjoy!
11-30-2017, 02:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,366
Posted By AMG-Driver

Smile Great Stuff and thanks for uploading!

Great Stuff and thanks for uploading!
08-30-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,350
Posted By AMG-Driver

800 Real Crank HP (measured with real losses on...

800 Real Crank HP (measured with real losses on a European Dyno) is approx.700 !! Rwhp on a american Dynojet. The % losses is not accurate enough because the losses will not rise that much after...
08-29-2017, 02:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,318
Posted By AMG-Driver

Sorry wrong thread, answer belongs to if 800...

Sorry wrong thread, answer belongs to if 800 Crank HP is possible with stock turbos from Tuner SD SL65. I wrote it many times here on MBWorld it is a misunderstanding between rwhp and crank hp. You...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-14-2017, 03:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,458
Posted By AMG-Driver

Great Speed and very fast Benz from GAD-Motors....

Great Speed and very fast Benz from GAD-Motors. CONGRATS!
07-06-2017, 02:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By AMG-Driver

Why don't you simply leave the car stock? ...

Why don't you simply leave the car stock?

The cars from the factory drive very well up to 180 MPH and more...

Or is your car only for parking in front of the ice cream parlour...:)
07-05-2017, 02:53 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 17,289
Posted By AMG-Driver

Hope everything went out well!

Hope everything went out well!
06-30-2017, 01:49 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 17,289
Posted By AMG-Driver

Please make it happen, this is exactly what we...

Please make it happen, this is exactly what we all are waiting for !!! :y

Good luck! :zoom:
06-14-2017, 08:13 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 17,289
Posted By AMG-Driver

Nice! I think this car will shine most from...

Nice!

I think this car will shine most from a roll on the highway (like also in stock form), when the long gears can be fully used without traction issues etc.

Good luck with the further...
06-13-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 17,289
Posted By AMG-Driver

Very impressive with only 12 PSI. This shows that...

Very impressive with only 12 PSI. This shows that the stock turbos are producing a lot of hot air and are not effective in the high rev-band.

You made the first steps in the right direction. If it...
06-13-2017, 08:18 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 17,289
Posted By AMG-Driver

Very Nice, congrats for the first dyno runs! :y ...

Very Nice, congrats for the first dyno runs! :y

Have you seen timing being pulled with the single turbo, because you see the need of race fuel? Have you already made a run with race fuel?

With...
05-19-2017, 02:30 AM
Replies: 670
Views: 65,321
Posted By AMG-Driver

To be honest, I think you will never be satisfied...

To be honest, I think you will never be satisfied with the CL65 when it does not get way faster.

Money seems to play no role for you. So take your heart in the hand and ship it to Germany to let...
04-28-2017, 04:02 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 17,289
Posted By AMG-Driver

Not to go off-Topic in this thread, but what HP...

Not to go off-Topic in this thread, but what HP makes your SL63 with rear mount Turbo? Thanks.
04-20-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 670
Views: 65,321
Posted By AMG-Driver

@Laser You can also scan the throttle body...

@Laser

You can also scan the throttle body opening via OBD2 in %, I think it is more a calculated percentage value, but maybe this helps. At least in my old SLK32 I could see it via OBD2.
...
04-09-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,982
Posted By AMG-Driver

I know of a VIP-Stage Car from R. which went to...

I know of a VIP-Stage Car from R. which went to another Specialist in Germany and they gained 40-50 HP only out of the ECU over the R.tune. Now with a lot of additonal work the car has approx.300 !!...
04-07-2017, 03:04 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,982
Posted By AMG-Driver

Thanks Nick, appreciate your knowledgable insight...

Thanks Nick, appreciate your knowledgable insight into the transmissions.
04-07-2017, 09:15 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,982
Posted By AMG-Driver

That's interesting that SD is using Borg Warner...

That's interesting that SD is using Borg Warner EFR now instead of Garrett.

EFR are well known for their instant response.
04-07-2017, 07:31 AM
Replies: 670
Views: 65,321
Posted By AMG-Driver

If it was my car, I would put it on your...

If it was my car, I would put it on your independent dyno again and watch closely what boost you are having now over the whole RPM range.

With the "Speedriven Tune" you had 622whp on Pump with...
04-06-2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,982
Posted By AMG-Driver

:y One question : Is the 624RWP from you...

:y

One question : Is the 624RWP from you already with the Eurocharged Tune on Pump Gas or with the Speeddriven tune?
04-06-2017, 08:39 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,982
Posted By AMG-Driver

When I have a stock SL65 with 612 European HP and...

When I have a stock SL65 with 612 European HP and deduct 17% the losses are 104,04 HP, and this seems quite accurate = 510 RWP on a Dynojet. But we have to look closely again on the dynosheets from a...
04-06-2017, 06:58 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,982
Posted By AMG-Driver

I'm sorry I have not the time at the moment to go...

I'm sorry I have not the time at the moment to go more in depth. i have written here in the forum in a thread from DUDMD, and uploaded my own Dyno-Sheet to show the measured losses on a MAHA 3000...
04-06-2017, 05:57 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,982
Posted By AMG-Driver

It is complicated and a long story to convert...

It is complicated and a long story to convert from Crank to wheel. Written in another thread about it. Not possible with only a certain percentage, the losses must be measured from the dyno itself...
04-06-2017, 01:58 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,982
Posted By AMG-Driver

I would share from my SL65, but we don't measure...

I would share from my SL65, but we don't measure to the wheels in Germany.

The numbers of tuned cars are in a lot of threads here in this forum - Race Horse seems to be the highest CL65 like 640...
04-03-2017, 02:15 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 17,289
Posted By AMG-Driver

How is it going? Did you have some time to...

How is it going?

Did you have some time to make first runs with the car?

Good Luck! :y
Forum: W212 AMG
03-21-2017, 08:38 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 13,056
Posted By AMG-Driver

Hi, I saw your car on the trailer when it was...

Hi, I saw your car on the trailer when it was shipped back to CA! :y
Nice.

Hope you are satisfied with the car! What is your impression vs. your former tuning?

Have fun with the beast! :zoom:
Forum: AMG GT
03-21-2017, 04:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 459
Posted By AMG-Driver

They have the fastest GT which I know and sure...

They have the fastest GT which I know and sure this stage needs bigger turbos, gearbox, fuel delivery etc. It should be over 900HP!!

But I think for this upgrade they need your car in the...
03-10-2017, 02:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,444
Posted By AMG-Driver

Seems you had a little too much new coolant in...

Seems you had a little too much new coolant in the system after new IC-Pump installed. The coolant in the system expands a little when it is getting hot. I would wait if some more is coming out but...
Forum: AMG GT
03-09-2017, 07:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 881
Posted By AMG-Driver

Nice! Keep the vids coming and all the best!...

Nice!

Keep the vids coming and all the best! :y
03-04-2017, 08:19 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 17,289
Posted By AMG-Driver

Wow, sounds quite aggressive now. Is the right...

Wow, sounds quite aggressive now. Is the right side exhaust only for wastegate gas now? Keep on the good work!
03-04-2017, 02:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,318
Posted By AMG-Driver

It has been cracked on the newest MB cars by a...

It has been cracked on the newest MB cars by a german company,so I don't see they have a problem with the old cars for what is possible to achieve with these engines with stock map-sensor etc.
02-28-2017, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,318
Posted By AMG-Driver

Gimme a nice budget and I would show its...

Gimme a nice budget and I would show its possible...:D
02-28-2017, 02:22 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 17,289
Posted By AMG-Driver

Can't wait to see a video of the car on the road,...

Can't wait to see a video of the car on the road, when it's ready! :y
02-23-2017, 03:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,550
Posted By AMG-Driver

The problem is you have 5 values shown and obd2...

The problem is you have 5 values shown and obd2 port is too slow to give accurate live data. From what I see the -34 are shown when your dyno run is over. Your tune seems to have strategy much boost...
02-23-2017, 10:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,550
Posted By AMG-Driver

Do you have a timing curve across the rev-band...

Do you have a timing curve across the rev-band during dynorun?
02-23-2017, 07:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,550
Posted By AMG-Driver

Is -34 degrees of timing a misreading? This is...

Is -34 degrees of timing a misreading? This is not healty timing at full throttle in high revs. You can not expect the little turbos/housing to go healthy with any increase of air and boost you throw...
02-23-2017, 06:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,550
Posted By AMG-Driver

Juha, you need a tuner who understand whats going...

Juha, you need a tuner who understand whats going on in your engine.The timing seems odd and I don't know if you can drive at your power level healthy with the "little"600 turbos in the higher rev...
02-23-2017, 06:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 955
Posted By AMG-Driver

Hello Juha, I'm not sure if this is your question...

Hello Juha, I'm not sure if this is your question but when I remember correctly SL600 and SL65 have different pump control systems. You have to find someone with access to WIS System from MB to...
02-21-2017, 02:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 944
Posted By AMG-Driver

Have fun with the car!:y

Have fun with the car!:y
02-21-2017, 02:25 AM
Replies: 670
Views: 65,321
Posted By AMG-Driver

Forced Benz is correct. The most important...

Forced Benz is correct.

The most important thing is to watch your AFR at the dyno. I would be careful not to blow up your motor at sustained full throttle.

That IAT is falling when you get in...
02-20-2017, 12:36 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 65,321
Posted By AMG-Driver

I'm sorry to hear all that. I analysed your times...

I'm sorry to hear all that. I analysed your times with the high speed run you shared with us. My guess is roughly around 750-780 HP Crank which should relate to approx.650-680whp. As for the 190 MPH,...
02-19-2017, 04:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By AMG-Driver

I use Torque App Pro, with a bluetooth obd2...

I use Torque App Pro, with a bluetooth obd2 adapter from Ebay.Works well and you can configurate 1 big Boost gauge on your Mobile screen, i use Samsung S6.
02-19-2017, 01:27 AM
Replies: 670
Views: 65,321
Posted By AMG-Driver

Hi, I googled for wind noises with CL, and I...

Hi, I googled for wind noises with CL, and I assume you also have no frame for the side windows in the CL.I would let someone tape the side windows where they go into the rubber sealing while you sit...
02-18-2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 65,321
Posted By AMG-Driver

Thank you very much for the video upload. ...

Thank you very much for the video upload.

When I see the MPH Speedo correctly its lets say 13 seconds from 140-185 MPH. I assume 125-140 is 1-2 seconds. 4th gear seems longer than in my SL65...
02-17-2017, 07:24 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 17,289
Posted By AMG-Driver

How is it going? I'm really curious, how...

How is it going?

I'm really curious, how much air can be forced healthy through your motor with your Turbo-Setup!:y

What are your plans with upgrading the transmission?

Best of Luck! :y
02-13-2017, 02:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,018
Posted By AMG-Driver

Ah, O.K. Good Luck and be safe! :y

Ah, O.K.

Good Luck and be safe! :y
02-13-2017, 02:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,018
Posted By AMG-Driver

Laser, do you want to participate at the Texas...

Laser, do you want to participate at the Texas Mile 2017 in march or is it another event you speak of, because you speak of roll races and texas mile is from a standstill I think?

I have no...
02-10-2017, 02:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By AMG-Driver

I don't remember if the dipstick is of plastic or...

I don't remember if the dipstick is of plastic or metal. If it is out of metal maybe a bar magnet can help you, to get it out.
02-08-2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 950
Posted By AMG-Driver

@Blown V8 Car gets a lot stiffer over potholes...

@Blown V8
Car gets a lot stiffer over potholes etc. and in some cases ABC-fluid is pushing out of the reservoir under the hood.
01-20-2017, 02:25 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,559
Posted By AMG-Driver

100-Cell Downpipes in combination with only a...

100-Cell Downpipes in combination with only a tune will gain approx.20-30 HP at the Crank.

As DUDMD said, more effect it has when you start opening up your intake and maxing out the turbos.
01-20-2017, 02:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 955
Posted By AMG-Driver

Ekselent, in the Sl65 Single Turbo Conversion -...

Ekselent, in the Sl65 Single Turbo Conversion - Thread in this section, you can see some pictures of the 65 cooling package in the front.
01-19-2017, 02:41 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 17,289
Posted By AMG-Driver

Good Luck with the Built! :y

Good Luck with the Built! :y
Forum: W212 AMG
01-06-2017, 01:56 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,075
Posted By AMG-Driver

I don't think that someone can reinvent the wheel...

I don't think that someone can reinvent the wheel with the mentioned Hardware after the long time, these cars are on the market.
Forum: W212 AMG
01-05-2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,075
Posted By AMG-Driver

They use machined A/R. 0.50 housings from MB from...

They use machined A/R. 0.50 housings from MB from what I saw. What are they doing different than many tuners before? I think the housing is a limitation.
12-26-2016, 12:13 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 65,321
Posted By AMG-Driver

Alpha16 is blinding fast when it is running. But...

Alpha16 is blinding fast when it is running. But it is VERY complicated to keep it running if you are no tuner yourself with all equipment and stuff.To have a reliable car with approx.1600 HP sounds...
12-25-2016, 02:43 AM
Replies: 670
Views: 65,321
Posted By AMG-Driver

Of course, if Laser wants to share. I wish Merry...

Of course, if Laser wants to share. I wish Merry Christmas to all members here.
12-24-2016, 04:31 AM
Replies: 670
Views: 65,321
Posted By AMG-Driver

That's correct. I would do an independent...

That's correct. I would do an independent Dyno-Session and then we all know more.
12-23-2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 65,321
Posted By AMG-Driver

I would not say 800whp is nothing with pump gas....

I would not say 800whp is nothing with pump gas. I think now we are getting more in the realistic world what others have achieved with these cars with bigger turbos.
Forum: AMG GT
12-09-2016, 02:59 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,542
Posted By AMG-Driver

Quoted from SportAuto: Again: No slicks or...

Quoted from SportAuto:

Again: No slicks or cutted slick-tyres were used for the lap time. AMG will offer two different versions of the Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 for the AMG GT R. A normal one,...
12-03-2016, 09:32 AM
Replies: 670
Views: 65,321
Posted By AMG-Driver

I had a hardwired setup before and the sampling...

I had a hardwired setup before and the sampling rate is the same with Bluetooth, its fast enough to show accurate boost gauge when you dont put too much different data on one screen. But its also fun...
12-03-2016, 05:10 AM
Replies: 670
Views: 65,321
Posted By AMG-Driver

@ Race Horse I bought OBD Bluetooth adapter from...

@ Race Horse I bought OBD Bluetooth adapter from Ebay for 20Eur and Torque Pro App for 3Eur and now I have a BIG boost gauge on my Samsung Mobile. Works great and is fun. By the way so I detected...
12-02-2016, 10:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,550
Posted By AMG-Driver

Exactly.602 whp on your dyno relates to 740-780...

Exactly.602 whp on your dyno relates to 740-780 HP Crank. I try to explain from my mobile sorry. I looked at my Dynosheet from my SL65, Crank Power was calculated from the Maha 3000 dyno very...
12-02-2016, 02:41 AM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

Good Point from Race-Horse. Before buying...

Good Point from Race-Horse.

Before buying new Dyno, expand, making new products, Audi, MB, Lamborghini etc.etc. you must have at least one shop car whichs is delivering results.

A V12TT can be...
12-01-2016, 01:32 AM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

Every car differs to some point so 625 HP is o.k,...

Every car differs to some point so 625 HP is o.k, but what I have found over the years the claims from Renntech are real world numbers and this is what you get out of a good tune.

So lets see if...
11-30-2016, 03:42 PM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

I saw that you have a 2012 CL65, this should be...

I saw that you have a 2012 CL65, this should be the already new version ECU like in SL63 and SL65 R231. From my understanding this is completely different than old Bosch ME 2.8 ECU...
11-30-2016, 01:22 PM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

To be fair, it is for me also hard to believe to...

To be fair, it is for me also hard to believe to get a SL600 to 725 Crank HP with stock turbos and pump gas. Maybe an SL65, that should be possible. A tune only SL600 is maxed out at 610 Crank HP and...
11-30-2016, 08:42 AM
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Views: 2,550
Posted By AMG-Driver

I saw his dyno-sheet a few days ago in another...

I saw his dyno-sheet a few days ago in another thread.

There was, as you guessed 525-533 KW at the the Crank which is 714-725 PS/HP at the crank but NOT WHP.

So I think it is within his...
11-30-2016, 02:20 AM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

I'm really Feeling for you - but I get the...

I'm really Feeling for you - but I get the Impression that SD is fishing in the dark. I can not believe that the size of the intake tubes is the Problem now, when they have "so much" experience with...
11-28-2016, 02:02 AM
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Views: 2,550
Posted By AMG-Driver

I have a SL65 now. My old SL600 had a...

I have a SL65 now.

My old SL600 had a Evotech ECU-Tune, Crank-Power was 610 HP on a MAHA-3000 Dyno. Stock Injectors. Oliver changed my fuel pump to SL65 Pump because I had TOP-Speed of 330 KM/H...
11-27-2016, 01:03 PM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

SL600 Pump was 240 liter per hour and 65 pump is ...

SL600 Pump was 240 liter per hour and 65 pump is 330 liter per hour when i remember correctly.My tuner mounted the 65 pump outside the tank in the SL600.
11-27-2016, 11:02 AM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

SL65 has not only bigger injectors than SL600 but...

SL65 has not only bigger injectors than SL600 but also bigger fuel pump. My former Tuner also changed fuel pump in my former SL600 to 65 Pump. BTW: Your CAI looks good.
11-16-2016, 04:20 PM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

Do you expect more power with less boost from the...

Do you expect more power with less boost from the single Turbo? Maybe it is more efficient because our little twin turbos are running at the edge. But compression ratio is only 9.0 on our V12 when I...
11-16-2016, 09:57 AM
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Views: 12,559
Posted By AMG-Driver

The Camaro seems to be constantly going after the...

The Camaro seems to be constantly going after the shifts.

What I would be worried a little bit about beside the spooling of the hotside is, that a huge long pipe back to the IC and intake of the...
11-15-2016, 04:40 AM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

Interesting. I have no experience with a Turbo...

Interesting. I have no experience with a Turbo placed lets say 3 meters behind the engine. How fast is the spool in such a System -do you have full boost at once after a downshift and after a shift?...
11-12-2016, 05:36 PM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

Yes, I had both SL600 and SL65, both were stock...

Yes, I had both SL600 and SL65, both were stock and then tuned.
11-11-2016, 01:55 AM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

Great Stuff, as always. :y Thanks for...

Great Stuff, as always. :y

Thanks for uploading.
11-10-2016, 10:58 AM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

I agree that they should flow a lot more.

I agree that they should flow a lot more.
11-10-2016, 05:50 AM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

Hi Folks, to make the thread complete, here...

Hi Folks,

to make the thread complete, here is the Speedriven manifold with big Turbo. Looks interesting and I'm curious how it will work.

Seems they have changed their Header style manifold...
11-04-2016, 07:46 AM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

No, not the same boost level. 65 stock has...

No, not the same boost level.

65 stock has significantly more boost than 600 stock. 600 was detuned for the markets to have same power output like the SL55.

With tuned ECU you can drive a...
11-03-2016, 05:15 PM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

17,5 PSI in the midrange is o.k.for a stock 65....

17,5 PSI in the midrange is o.k.for a stock 65. With tuned ECU you get 21 PSI. Reading from OBD-Port.
11-02-2016, 01:50 AM
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Views: 12,559
Posted By AMG-Driver

It is all a matter of knowledge, time and money...

It is all a matter of knowledge, time and money you will spend. GAD-Motors has one customer car from Russia, CLS63 with nearly 1600 NM of torque and it is running great. Veyron territory.
11-01-2016, 03:15 AM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

Here in Germany I look at the prices for SL65 for...

Here in Germany I look at the prices for SL65 for a long time. In the last 2 years the prices stabilized a kind of. But there is low demand and high mileage cars are waiting a LONG time for a new...
10-26-2016, 02:57 PM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

@1Forced Benz It's all a matter of...

@1Forced Benz

It's all a matter of knowledge.Look at 3 Builts from GAD-Motors from Germany.They have 3 M157 Cars with over 1100 HP Crank, including Vasily's well known E63 4x4. And the one off SLS...
10-26-2016, 07:59 AM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

Nick, the SD headers with turbos were shown here...

Nick, the SD headers with turbos were shown here on MBWorld, when I remember correctly in the "engine out - feast for your eyes - thread. But in this thread the Pictures were taken offline.

I...
10-25-2016, 03:03 AM
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Views: 3,272
Posted By AMG-Driver

And there is another company from Germany who...

And there is another company from Germany who shows, that it is possible to put in Big Turbos at the side of the engine - at least in a Black Series SL...:naughty:

This would be another 900+...
10-25-2016, 02:16 AM
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Views: 3,272
Posted By AMG-Driver

Nick, I know - available space is our...

Nick,

I know - available space is our enemy...:)

The best log-style manifolds up to date still are the ones from Brabus. Beautiful design for the available space and best cast iron Quality. I...
10-24-2016, 02:04 AM
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Views: 3,272
Posted By AMG-Driver

Nice to see, that there would be some interest in...

Nice to see, that there would be some interest in some custom manifolds.

Before I would talk to them, I must make my mind up - if it is worth to give it a try instead of a more standard manifold...
10-24-2016, 01:37 AM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

+1

+1
10-24-2016, 01:32 AM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

Congrats, bro. The SLS is really moving strong....

Congrats, bro. The SLS is really moving strong. :y

Is this with final Stage ECU, or is the car still under development?

Have much fun with car! :)

B
10-21-2016, 04:16 PM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

Shardul, the setup in your picture is what i had...

Shardul, the setup in your picture is what i had in mind to be realistic. Is this on a CL? What gains did you get from this setup, what is your impression of drivability?

By the way the shop car...
10-21-2016, 02:04 AM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

Attached you see a picture to get an idea how the...

Attached you see a picture to get an idea how the manifold and Turbo looks mounted at the Motor.

The Turbo is on a higher Position and they use an air to air intercooler in the front. So the...
10-20-2016, 10:18 AM
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Views: 3,272
Posted By AMG-Driver

Turbo-Manifolds for M275

Hi Guys,

I have found a company in Europe, who build Turbo Manifolds for Mercedes 6 Cylinder Engine M104 as a package with various sized Turbos (for example 650-900 HP - per side!) and wastegate. ...
10-07-2016, 01:22 AM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

What should their tune provide, what others are...

What should their tune provide, what others are doing over years and years on this OLD platform?
10-01-2016, 11:04 AM
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Views: 2,100
Posted By AMG-Driver

Like I predicted. I don't understand the people...

Like I predicted. I don't understand the people who experiment with all kinds of plugs and gapping and so on. Use the NGK recommended by MB and you will have no problems.
09-30-2016, 01:39 AM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

Thanks for the update. Are all parts built...

Thanks for the update.

Are all parts built together now or do you only need some software tweeks?

By the way, do you get the Speedriven Standalone ECU or more conservative custom ECU-Tune?
...
09-20-2016, 06:19 AM
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Views: 12,559
Posted By AMG-Driver

One Point I noticed with stock turbos on my car....

One Point I noticed with stock turbos on my car. Sometimes I therefore drive in manual mode because I don't want the downshift.

I don't have taken exact times to compare, but when I rev for...
09-20-2016, 02:58 AM
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Views: 12,559
Posted By AMG-Driver

Without doubt, this is one of the most...

Without doubt, this is one of the most interesting builts with stock turbos for a long time here. :y

It has a different approach with the boost controller. The healthy Peak Boost numbers are...
09-18-2016, 02:50 PM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

Seem to make a big difference if you tune for...

Seem to make a big difference if you tune for Pump Gas or VP MS109. In my opinion it is very difficult if not impossible to get 650WHP on a dynojet on Pump Gas with the stock turbos. But every dyno...
09-14-2016, 08:23 AM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

My stock SL65 did 17,5 PSI in the midrange and...

My stock SL65 did 17,5 PSI in the midrange and 11,5 PSI at redline.
The Power was just in line with the factory specs approx. 612 HP at the Crank on a MAHA3000 dyno (in Germany)

With ECU-Tune...
09-13-2016, 02:46 AM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

Nice! Thanks for sharing. Keep us posted...

Nice! Thanks for sharing.

Keep us posted what you are gaining with the billet wheels, when you install them.

Good Luck!
09-07-2016, 02:34 AM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

They definately are different, I experienced...

They definately are different, I experienced tuning in midrange is better with the 65 than with the 600. I am not sure if a change is worth it for max.HP at high RPMs. There are other options to gain...
09-02-2016, 08:45 AM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

O.K., then it will be an interesting race......

O.K., then it will be an interesting race... :zoom: :)

A few days ago I saw a street race from standstill on youtube with a Suzuki Hayabusa vs. a Tesla 90D - It was funny. The bike did not have...
09-02-2016, 02:14 AM
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Views: 1,405
Posted By AMG-Driver

I am very interested in your built and I hope...

I am very interested in your built and I hope that you will get good results! :y

Please keep us updated.

Regarding the BMW S1000 RR I would not be too optimistic in a real world situation from...
09-01-2016, 03:57 AM
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Views: 2,100
Posted By AMG-Driver

The topic Spark-Plugs for the M275 has caused a...

The topic Spark-Plugs for the M275 has caused a lot of confusion here over the years.

I would highly recommend to ONLY use the NGK-Spark-Plugs recommended by MB.

So you will have no trouble and...
07-28-2016, 12:48 PM
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Views: 2,545
Posted By AMG-Driver

Hmm,are you sure you have the Pierburg in the car...

Hmm,are you sure you have the Pierburg in the car because I think in 2008 it was not on the market. When you have air pockets near the pump it will not work. But your IAT definately is way too high...
07-28-2016, 02:02 AM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

I bet your IC-Pump is dead. Constant intake...

I bet your IC-Pump is dead.

Constant intake temperature like 70-80 Degrees Celsius means there is zero cooling.

Was the same with my car and it made a BIG Difference with the new pump.
07-25-2016, 02:28 AM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

One more thought: If Getriebe code...

One more thought:

If Getriebe code (transmission code) of the reinforced 65 tranny is not active in the ECU/TCU settings, it would be logical, that not the full power of the engine would be sent...
07-25-2016, 02:13 AM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

Mooks, I believe you that your car was holding...

Mooks, I believe you that your car was holding power back and has more power now. It is a very good findout to doublecheck to be sure you have the correct "country-settings" in your ECU/TCU. Thanks...
07-24-2016, 03:27 PM
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Views: 1,306
Posted By AMG-Driver

Hmm, this sounds like a reset mode or something...

Hmm, this sounds like a reset mode or something similar. I have made comparable expierience when the battery was off a certain time. Our cars get a little bit sluggish because of the self learning...
07-21-2016, 08:42 AM
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Views: 8,743
Posted By AMG-Driver

Interesting Product! Who would you recommend...

Interesting Product!

Who would you recommend to do the tuning later, when you have access to your car?
Do you need software etc. and how do you know how far you can push your engine and tranny?
...
07-21-2016, 02:02 AM
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Views: 6,274
Posted By AMG-Driver

Thank you. This is very good input how the system...

Thank you. This is very good input how the system works.:y

I want to add : When my system says in the display to fill in 1 Liter or maybe 2 liter of new oil, I only fill in 0,5 liter and wait if...
07-19-2016, 08:07 AM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

Hmm, interesting. I know at oil change with...

Hmm, interesting.

I know at oil change with filter change they use 8,0 Liter of new oil for the SL65. But I don't think that everything from the whole system comes out with that, e.g. oil coolers,...
07-18-2016, 02:08 AM
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Views: 6,274
Posted By AMG-Driver

When the message comes to fill in 1 liter of new...

When the message comes to fill in 1 liter of new oil, I will read the level in the display to doublecheck and post here.
07-17-2016, 10:15 AM
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Views: 6,274
Posted By AMG-Driver

Hello, sorry for the late answer. Today I had the...

Hello, sorry for the late answer. Today I had the time and checked the oil level in the display.

It showed 8,0 Liter = 8,45 US Quarts which I think is the same amount for refilling at oil-change...
07-12-2016, 07:08 AM
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Views: 6,089
Posted By AMG-Driver

Ahh, o.k. - :) . I will work more on my english...

Ahh, o.k. - :) . I will work more on my english language to understand better, because English is not my first language...
07-12-2016, 04:21 AM
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Views: 6,089
Posted By AMG-Driver

You mean to use the "thanks button"? When I say...

You mean to use the "thanks button"? When I say thanks, I mean thanks, regardless if I use a button or not. But I have used the button now, for the forum statistics...:) And also for your...
07-11-2016, 01:33 AM
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Views: 6,274
Posted By AMG-Driver

How do you see the Dyno-Mode oil level? Than i...

How do you see the Dyno-Mode oil level? Than i can compare.

When I remember correctly in WIS there is no figure of how many mm you have with Dipstick for the M275. We searched some years ago for...
07-08-2016, 02:10 AM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

Thanks for the pictures! Nice clean motor...

Thanks for the pictures!

Nice clean motor bay and good Work. :y
07-05-2016, 06:07 AM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

To be honest, i don't know if i have a paper or...

To be honest, i don't know if i have a paper or "textil" filter in my car.

But if it is original MB-Part and the current, right part-nr. for you car, you can trust it.

Mann-Company is a quality...
07-05-2016, 02:57 AM
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Views: 3,659
Posted By AMG-Driver

Do you have a sound example of your car? Would be...

Do you have a sound example of your car? Would be interesting...:y

Here is also a good sounding N/A V12 Mercedes - The CLK-GTR AMG race car from 1998. I saw this car on the Nürburgring "live"...
07-04-2016, 02:08 AM
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Views: 6,089
Posted By AMG-Driver

Zeph and Mooks,Nice. I put in my Pierburg...

Zeph and Mooks,Nice.

I put in my Pierburg CWA100 2 weeks ago in my car, and my tuner also ordered the IC reservoir from the M279. The parts were not delivered the day of the install, so I kept...
07-04-2016, 01:57 AM
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Views: 3,659
Posted By AMG-Driver

I have the same opinion like Race Horse. Keep...

I have the same opinion like Race Horse. Keep your eyes on make the car faster.

You will never make a "Screamer" out of the low-reving Mercedes V12, a little bit louder o.k., but in my opinion the...
06-28-2016, 02:23 AM
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Views: 1,157
Posted By AMG-Driver

Idling in Gear, warm motor, mine is 8,5*- 10*...

Idling in Gear, warm motor, mine is 8,5*- 10* degrees minus.
06-06-2016, 01:41 PM
06-01-2016, 08:29 AM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

Thanks for the find and pictures. Would this...

Thanks for the find and pictures.

Would this be a restriction of max. Airflow at Full-Throttle? What do you think?
05-24-2016, 02:46 AM
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Views: 65,321
Posted By AMG-Driver

This is only my own opinion, but the torque...

This is only my own opinion, but the torque limits could also be responsible for this irritation of MPH.

Who knows when the driver of the car is not analyzing his own runs or gives not much...
05-23-2016, 11:42 AM
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Views: 65,321
Posted By AMG-Driver

And why Racehorses CL65 traps 130 MPH with 645...

And why Racehorses CL65 traps 130 MPH with 645 RWHP with stock turbos? Hmmh...Is it the driver mod or because of drag radials?
05-20-2016, 06:20 AM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

I know this graph is of a very respected member...

I know this graph is of a very respected member here and his car is running very well! :y

But what is interesting here, that the gap between Stock airbox and no airbox is THAT big.

From my...
05-12-2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,743
Posted By AMG-Driver

Very Interesting! Nice to see someone who is...

Very Interesting!

Nice to see someone who is still pushing this platform. :y

When can we expect to see the first car running on the street? Any plans when we can see the RED SL600 with the Big...
05-05-2016, 03:30 PM
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Views: 1,447
Posted By AMG-Driver

You might ask Speedriven for further information,...

You might ask Speedriven for further information, I think they also change the 600 injectors at a certain power level.When I had my SL600 my tuner changed with the ECU Tune to the 65 fuel pump, to...
05-05-2016, 11:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,447
Posted By AMG-Driver

Nice to see some new thoughts in the discussion....

Nice to see some new thoughts in the discussion. From my experience it is not possible to get to 780 Crank-HP without touching the Turbos and no nitrous. 600 can use 65 Fuel Pump and its bigger...
04-25-2016, 02:16 AM
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Views: 3,293
Posted By AMG-Driver

On Pump fuel after all the years, I still wait...

On Pump fuel after all the years, I still wait for a clear real dyno or real relevant times of a car with over 750-800 RWHP, with Stock ECU.

But I would be glad if someone could prove me...
04-25-2016, 01:39 AM
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Views: 3,293
Posted By AMG-Driver

In my honest opinion, don't be too optimistic to...

In my honest opinion, don't be too optimistic to get the car over 650 WHP with stock turbos, because this already is more on the high side, depending on dyno, conditions etc, additional mods.

Not...
04-23-2016, 07:12 AM
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Views: 150,081
Posted By AMG-Driver

Excellent Info.Thank you very much,especially to...

Excellent Info.Thank you very much,especially to Nick.

Now my Pump seems to be dead, checked Fuse and it was o.k.

Want to get the CWA100 now. Is the latest info still without a control module...
04-19-2016, 02:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By AMG-Driver

@Race Horse When I remember correctly,my car...

@Race Horse

When I remember correctly,my car (2004 Model) has also the 2.65 final gear ratio, which allows a top speed of approx. 220 MPH. It is only a matter of how much Power you have at the end...
04-18-2016, 07:16 AM
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Views: 608
Posted By AMG-Driver

Thanks. It needs a little overcoming to do such...

Thanks. It needs a little overcoming to do such crazy speeds at night. You never know what happens, but I did a lot of research for tires and know the part of the Autobahn. But still on thr risky...
04-18-2016, 02:38 AM
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Views: 608
Posted By AMG-Driver

SL65 Highspeed at night

Hi Folks,

in another thread we talked about a little comparison of some High-Speed Acceleration-Data of a tuned CL65 and SL65.

This is a private video of my SL65, measured with Garmin-GPS on...
04-15-2016, 05:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,443
Posted By AMG-Driver

Hi, thats a nice math example. I was at a...

Hi, thats a nice math example. I was at a restaurant this evening and had a view drinks with my wife so maybe it is better to make the calculations tomorrow...:D It would be a lot easier with times...
04-15-2016, 04:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,443
Posted By AMG-Driver

Interesting that someone with a tuned CL65 has...

Interesting that someone with a tuned CL65 has some High-Speed acceleration data. How much seconds did it take for you from 189 MPH to 203 MPH (when I remember your 1 mile and 1.5 mile record...
04-08-2016, 06:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,104
Posted By AMG-Driver

It is long ago, but when I remember correctly my...

It is long ago, but when I remember correctly my formerly MB-Technician told me that they could do this testwise on my old SLK32 AMG with StarDiag.
04-01-2016, 02:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 660
Posted By AMG-Driver

On my car disconnecting the battery had no effect...

On my car disconnecting the battery had no effect on radio,ESP; window openers etc.
04-01-2016, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 660
Posted By AMG-Driver

Hi, maybe the new Battery from MB was long...

Hi,

maybe the new Battery from MB was long in the store and was not fully charged?

AGM-Battery is fully charged at 12,6 - 12,8 V.

When you measure 12,0V or less I would not wait too long to...
03-30-2016, 01:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,553
Posted By AMG-Driver

Congrats.:y Do you have some MPH from the...

Congrats.:y

Do you have some MPH from the other fast cars to compare?

For example there was a highly modded SL55 (cnterline) who did 156 MPH.

As I always said - give the 65 enough room to...
03-02-2016, 07:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,908
Posted By AMG-Driver

A good ECU-Tune gives you more midrange power...

A good ECU-Tune gives you more midrange power which you especially notice on the Autobahn.

But don't expect too much - you will notice even more, that the "small stock Turbos" cannot deliver...
02-24-2016, 02:20 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 11,701
Posted By AMG-Driver

Man, you don't get it - this is my last post here...

Man, you don't get it - this is my last post here in this thread.:smash:

YOU DON'T READ - I recommended International Autohaus - THIS IS NOT ONLY MB DEALER.

Do you know why I recommended them...
02-21-2016, 11:22 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 11,701
Posted By AMG-Driver

At least on my SLK32 AMG it could, so it should...

At least on my SLK32 AMG it could, so it should also on the 65, although it has different coil packs. What makes me think is your error codes 603 and 203 and in addition 2 more unknown error codes....
02-21-2016, 06:03 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 11,701
Posted By AMG-Driver

I asked you if you are boosting and how long -...

I asked you if you are boosting and how long - when you push the car never to the limits how you really are so sure that the old plugs worked fine, see what I mean? To me it sounds that you have the...
02-21-2016, 05:41 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 11,701
Posted By AMG-Driver

Nick,I like your approach to help him in a...

Nick,I like your approach to help him in a rational manner. But he is holding back important information and does not really want to answer the important questions.Maybe he can not or maybe he will...
02-18-2016, 09:09 AM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

Monsta is a hard nut to crack ,as we say here in...

Monsta is a hard nut to crack ,as we say here in Germany - its funny :rolf:

It does not sound that you put the old plugs under much load over the last 500 KM - I think now with the tune they have...
02-18-2016, 08:00 AM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

One other thought: In my opinion even the...

One other thought:

In my opinion even the Iridium/Platinum Plugs are not good for 80/100K Kilometers in this V12 Biturbo. The service intervall at MB is 60K at latest - and based on many...
02-18-2016, 07:20 AM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

Nick hit the nail on the Head :y HaHaHa...:)

Nick hit the nail on the Head :y

HaHaHa...:)
02-18-2016, 06:09 AM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

Of course 0,3mm can make a difference. When...

Of course 0,3mm can make a difference.

When a spark plug is at the end of its life you often have too big of a gap - resulting in misfire.

If I were you - I would change to IFR6Q-G, not regap...
02-18-2016, 02:04 AM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

Nick, good find!:y When you look at the...

Nick, good find!:y

When you look at the NGK-Homepage for SL65 recommendation is only NGK IFR6Q-G!

And I would be VERY CAREFUL ONLY to use the recommendation from NGK or MB.

NGK BKR6EGP is...
02-15-2016, 01:55 AM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

I try it for the last time now. For me it...

I try it for the last time now.

For me it is not o.k. to make a big thread with 5K loss and so on, at the moment you even don't know exactly whats going on in your car???

There was some good...
02-12-2016, 03:42 AM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

One coil pack in my car went bad years ago...

One coil pack in my car went bad years ago WITHOUT a tune. :D

I would take it as it is. The first series of coils fail at some point - the new series are holding longer - if some Part-Nr. is...
02-08-2016, 10:08 AM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

Hi, I gave you good advice in the other...

Hi,

I gave you good advice in the other thread - get a professional diagnosis by Autohaus Zetland, they will help you.

From my experience:

If everything (plugs, coils, IGN-Module etc.) were...
02-05-2016, 05:52 AM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

I would say yes. Also very helpful is to...

I would say yes.

Also very helpful is to have experience with these engines, to interprete certain error codes. But I don't think the tune is the culprit, if everything was uploaded correctly.
...
02-05-2016, 05:16 AM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

15 min. drive to them sounds good to me...:y ...

15 min. drive to them sounds good to me...:y

Good luck and cheers. :)
02-05-2016, 04:29 AM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

Where are you located in Australia? ...

Where are you located in Australia?

International Autohaus St Zetland has a good reputation with tuned AMG's in Australia.

If I were you, I would let them check your coil packs and make a...
02-05-2016, 04:01 AM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

For me it sounds that the coil packs were already...

For me it sounds that the coil packs were already bad before the tuning. Maybe not so obvious like after the tune - but who knows if the "stock" power was completely there.

When they coils are...
01-16-2016, 03:31 AM
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Views: 44,620
Posted By AMG-Driver

In Germany the "old" c208 with V8 mostly was...

In Germany the "old" c208 with V8 mostly was CLK430, I did not remember there was already clk55 AMG. I remembered more the c209 CLK55 as AMG car.
01-15-2016, 12:38 PM
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Views: 44,620
Posted By AMG-Driver

Ah,o.k, nice. Are you using 5.5l AMG Motor as a...

Ah,o.k, nice. Are you using 5.5l AMG Motor as a basis or 4.3l standard V8 from the CLK?
01-15-2016, 06:25 AM
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Views: 44,620
Posted By AMG-Driver

Hi, I saw your [email protected] 146 run on Youtube. :y ...

Hi,

I saw your [email protected] 146 run on Youtube. :y

How much HP does your CLK have aprox. and how much weight?
Are you using a 3,0 Liter Whipple Blower?
01-12-2016, 06:01 AM
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Posted By AMG-Driver

When you love the smooth power and comfort of the...

When you love the smooth power and comfort of the SL, maybe the Porsche is not the best car for you.

But I see your point, if you need something new and more modern - maybe the R231 SL63 or SL65...
01-11-2016, 02:00 AM
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Views: 1,388
Posted By AMG-Driver

In my opinion a good compromise is to go with...

In my opinion a good compromise is to go with Quality 100cell cats in the downpipes (with EURO 4 coating to achieve smog emmission test). They are good for 20 HP and there is no smell from the...
12-17-2015, 04:37 PM
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Views: 2,668
Posted By AMG-Driver

Exellent Point Dino. Thats why I was very...

Exellent Point Dino. Thats why I was very disappointed to drive a Porsche 996 Turbo at very high speed.It is no fun at 170 MPH when the front of the car starts to get very light and it feels like you...
12-08-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,916
Posted By AMG-Driver

I recomended no local tuners from you but trusted...

I recomended no local tuners from you but trusted German know-how if you read carefully.I have a tune from O.Neumann on my car and on my previous AMGs and it is one of the best and never had one...
12-08-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,916
Posted By AMG-Driver

You are located in Dubai. I would recommend to...

You are located in Dubai. I would recommend to contact Digitec UAE which are distributers of GAD-Motors from Germany. Or O.Neumann/Evotech at Prestige Cars/UAE.

Make a ECU-Update and be happy....
11-28-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By AMG-Driver

TCU is in the right passenger foot room, screw on...

TCU is in the right passenger foot room, screw on the right wall must be removed when I remember correctly.
11-10-2015, 04:37 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 50,790
Posted By AMG-Driver

Update: The results of the Texas Mile 23-25...

Update:

The results of the Texas Mile 23-25 Oct.2015 are online now. There is no SL600 listed in the results, so I assume the car did not run or did no complete run.
...
11-03-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 50,790
Posted By AMG-Driver

I'm sorry - But this thread is an EXCELLENT...

I'm sorry - But this thread is an EXCELLENT Example - how sh.... this forum has become over the years to be honest.

Excellent Thread Starting, nice info and pictures, then 2-3 years nothing, then...
10-26-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 50,790
Posted By AMG-Driver

Any results? Saw that there were cars running...

Any results? Saw that there were cars running after the rain stopped and that there were night races,too.
10-22-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 50,790
Posted By AMG-Driver

Good Luck at the Texas Mile! :y Keep us...

Good Luck at the Texas Mile! :y

Keep us posted about the results.
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