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Forum: W211 AMG
Yesterday, 12:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By boosted305

For me, personally, I wasn't thinking about...

For me, personally, I wasn't thinking about "instead of", I was thinking "in addition to" :D
Forum: W211 AMG
06-23-2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 899
Posted By boosted305

Here's another thread that seems to be loaded...

Here's another thread that seems to be loaded with info...forgive me if you've already seen it...
...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-23-2019, 11:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 899
Posted By boosted305

Great information as always...I am in the process...

Great information as always...I am in the process of planning out an audio upgrade as well so this is good stuff, thank you all fellas.

What about this head unit?
...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-23-2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By boosted305

Will be interested to see any responses as this...

Will be interested to see any responses as this exact thought has crossed my mind...I absolutely love the look of my W211...but I am also a horsepower junkie first and foremost, so while I don't love...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-19-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,564
Posted By boosted305

Forgive me if I'm mistaken, but wasn't it only a...

Forgive me if I'm mistaken, but wasn't it only a $16 difference?

EDIT: Disregard I was looking at the regular HE and not the XL.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-18-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 929
Posted By boosted305

Nice! That Killer Chiller seems to be working...

Nice! That Killer Chiller seems to be working great
Forum: W211 AMG
06-18-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

Just an FYI, I feel the front could've had just a...

Just an FYI, I feel the front could've had just a tad less offset, they are not quite as perfectly flush as the rears...I have a pair of 5mm hubcentric spacers lying around, and I'm going to put them...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-17-2019, 02:09 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

I just finished getting a set of 19"...

I just finished getting a set of 19" Forgestars...I went with Forgestar's recommended size of 19 x 8.5 + 28 Front and 19 x 10 +35 Rear...

They recommended 245/35/19 Front and 275/35/19 Rear...
...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-17-2019, 01:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,094
Posted By boosted305

Read the test results on TireRack, they do some...

Read the test results on TireRack, they do some nice writeups on nearly every tire. Michelins are consistently one of the top, if not the top, tires in terms of traction, handling, road noise, etc.
...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-17-2019, 12:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 875
Posted By boosted305

God I love that color

God I love that color
Forum: W211 AMG
06-17-2019, 12:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 494
Posted By boosted305

Yikes! How many miles do you have?

Yikes! How many miles do you have?
Forum: W211 AMG
06-17-2019, 12:28 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,186
Posted By boosted305

Great to hear, this was my concern as...

Great to hear, this was my concern as well...obviously we all want quicker shifting, but those harsh downshifts were a non-starter for me personally. Looking forward to an update down the road.
...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-16-2019, 11:37 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

On that note... ...

On that note...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1124/20190604_171204_379855cd9949ee0b7ed545d8a267efdf16982aab.jpg
...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-09-2019, 01:47 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

Thank you...It's actually Midnight Blue 904 and...

Thank you...It's actually Midnight Blue 904 and the color of the seats I believe is called charcoal.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-09-2019, 01:34 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

Thanks! I hadn't considered a blue grill, I'm not...

Thanks! I hadn't considered a blue grill, I'm not sure how the monotone would look...has anyone else painted their grill the same color as the car? I'd be interested in seeing that...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-08-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

eBay

eBay
Forum: W211 AMG
06-08-2019, 03:35 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

I haven’t found the time to install the headers...

I haven’t found the time to install the headers or work on the trunk tank project, but in the meantime I had decided to order some aesthetic upgrades in the form of a black grill, and flat hood...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-08-2019, 03:29 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

Wellllll, since you asked…yes actually I...

Wellllll, since you asked…yes actually

I took the headers to get ceramic coated...while it is a little less aesthetically appealing, It will help reduce the underhood temps a bit…
...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-30-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,017
Posted By boosted305

Thank you sir...what offset are your wheels?

Thank you sir...what offset are your wheels?
Forum: W211 AMG
05-29-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,017
Posted By boosted305

285/30 19 x 10 +35 Rears?

Rather than try and recycle an old thread where the info is close to what I'm looking for (I didn't want you guys to think I hadn't at least searched lol)...I'll ask the specific question:


...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-29-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 29,900
Posted By boosted305

https://mbworld.org/forums/w211-amg/746009-285-30-...

https://mbworld.org/forums/w211-amg/746009-285-30-19-x-10-35-rears.html#post7767055
Forum: W210 AMG
05-29-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,345
Posted By boosted305

You only had to wait 8 years later...as they now...

You only had to wait 8 years later...as they now offer the PSS in 285/30 VR19 :y
Forum: W212 AMG
05-29-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,926
Posted By boosted305

Ok, so to be clear, please...285's on a 10" rim...

Ok, so to be clear, please...285's on a 10" rim will not rub in the back (on stock STAR lowered suspension)?

I ordered some Forgestars 19 x 8.5 +28 F and 19 x 10 +35 R

The wheel company...
Forum: Marketplace
05-29-2019, 12:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,849
Posted By boosted305

Sounds very tastefully done and looks...

Sounds very tastefully done and looks great...very tempting
Forum: W211 AMG
05-23-2019, 12:40 AM
Replies: 3,696
Views: 3,031,365
Posted By boosted305

This is just ridiculous...like, fresh off the...

This is just ridiculous...like, fresh off the assembly line isn't that clean!
Forum: W211 AMG
05-22-2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,186
Posted By boosted305

Ah, my mistake...Intercooler and HE often seem to...

Ah, my mistake...Intercooler and HE often seem to be used interchangeably...

So custom intercooler eh? That definitely piques my curiosity...from what I've read, it's something that, although...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-22-2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,186
Posted By boosted305

Oh those results are with stock HE? Wow even...

Oh those results are with stock HE? Wow even better
Forum: W211 AMG
05-22-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,186
Posted By boosted305

8-12 degrees over ambient with fast recovery...

8-12 degrees over ambient with fast recovery sounds great, nice work!
Forum: W211 AMG
05-22-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,449
Posted By boosted305

That's what I'm sayin'!

That's what I'm sayin'!
Forum: W211 AMG
05-22-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 974
Posted By boosted305

Sad but true.

Sad but true.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-21-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,186
Posted By boosted305

Looking forward to seeing your routing path

Looking forward to seeing your routing path
Forum: W211 AMG
05-21-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 974
Posted By boosted305

Agree, I would rather find a way to turn the fan...

Agree, I would rather find a way to turn the fan on sooner (ala the -10 STAR mod) rather than bypass it! Although truth be told, without an oil temp gauge (an omission I just don't understand from a...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-21-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,186
Posted By boosted305

Interesting, so you are going through the wheel...

Interesting, so you are going through the wheel well?
Forum: W211 AMG
05-21-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,006
Posted By boosted305

The Yokohamas are a softer compound, and also...

The Yokohamas are a softer compound, and also having a less rigid sidewall (I believe the Pirellis you are referring to are run flats?)...so prima facie the Yokohamas should give you better...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-18-2019, 12:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,613
Posted By boosted305

Bump for great info

Bump for great info
Forum: W211 AMG
05-17-2019, 12:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,728
Posted By boosted305

Ignore my jealousy brother, you've been very kind...

Ignore my jealousy brother, you've been very kind in sharing information :y
Forum: W211 AMG
05-16-2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By boosted305

hmmmm...great thought

hmmmm...great thought
Forum: W211 AMG
05-16-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By boosted305

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sb4Us-PANyA&t=32s...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sb4Us-PANyA&t=32s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2QWDn2Y0L2A&t=203s


I found these very helpful when I was buying mine
Forum: W211 AMG
05-16-2019, 11:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By boosted305

You should definitely notice a difference...I'm...

You should definitely notice a difference...I'm not the expert but perhaps it might be a sign of the air suspension beginning to go...?
Forum: W211 AMG
05-16-2019, 11:06 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,449
Posted By boosted305

Ok, perhaps a dumb question and off the original...

Ok, perhaps a dumb question and off the original topic (but still within the scope of direct!)...is it possible to swap in a 722.9 on the 55?
Forum: W211 AMG
05-16-2019, 11:02 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,449
Posted By boosted305

Beautiful

Beautiful
Forum: W211 AMG
05-16-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,449
Posted By boosted305

only everything!

only everything!
Forum: W211 AMG
05-16-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,449
Posted By boosted305

Well said...and from personal experience, when I...

Well said...and from personal experience, when I first became interested in the W211 I naturally thought...E63! It's newer and has more HP...then I looked beyond the surface and saw that, while less...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-16-2019, 10:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,728
Posted By boosted305

Show off! :y

Show off! :y
Forum: W211 AMG
05-15-2019, 12:05 AM
Forum: W211 AMG
05-15-2019, 12:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,030
Posted By boosted305

Ah I see...thank you well anyway, above the...

Ah I see...thank you

well anyway, above the bleeder is metal, so how would you would pinch it there?...:smash:
Forum: W211 AMG
05-14-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,030
Posted By boosted305

So you say lower, and the DIY also says...

So you say lower, and the DIY also says lower...but the pic looks as if its the upper (the same line that has the bleeder) that's pinched off …?
05-13-2019, 12:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,320
Posted By boosted305

Yikes...what an experience! I'm such a...

Yikes...what an experience!

I'm such a glutton for punishment that I keep coming in this forum hoping to even just read some not terrible experiences because I am so in love with the look of the...
05-12-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,055
Posted By boosted305

Same thing here, GLE 63S not listed...do you know...

Same thing here, GLE 63S not listed...do you know firsthand RaceIQ has a tune for it?

Only places I've found online offering a tune for the S are Renntech, OETuning, Hamann, and one other whose...
05-12-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,055
Posted By boosted305

Their website lists software for the GLE63, but...

Their website lists software for the GLE63, but not the GLE63S...

I see in your sig that you have an S, did you tune it with Eurocharged?
Forum: W211 AMG
05-12-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,659
Posted By boosted305

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3kBZ-XERE3c ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3kBZ-XERE3c

The look is definitely possible...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-10-2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By boosted305

More great stuff...

More great stuff...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-10-2019, 11:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 601
Posted By boosted305

WOOOOWWWW!! That was one serious job...glad it...

WOOOOWWWW!! That was one serious job...glad it worked out for you but I think I would've had an anxiety attack during the process lol...

Great info from a fellow South Floridian though...I pray I...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-10-2019, 11:31 PM
Forum: W211 AMG
05-09-2019, 11:53 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,186
Posted By boosted305

NIIIIIIIIICE!

NIIIIIIIIICE!
Forum: W211 AMG
05-08-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

Sent those back and ordered from another eBay...

Sent those back and ordered from another eBay vendor…this time around, it was the opposite problem, these were a little too big…(mind you, both of the sets that I ordered were clearly advertised as...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-08-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

Corey explained that the downpipes will have to...

Corey explained that the downpipes will have to be cut in order to put some flex pipes in. However I found it surprisingly hard to find 2.75 in flex pipes…My go-to for most things is Summit Racing as...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-08-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

The mid lengths come with down pipes that replace...

The mid lengths come with down pipes that replace the primary cats (which of course is part of what gives the power increase). The downpipes were also very nice, as well as the fittings that came...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-08-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

The headers were very nice looking and, compared...

The headers were very nice looking and, compared to some of the Chinese products I’ve seen, these appeared to be very high quality with nice welds.
...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-08-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

I decided to go with Kleeman for the tune. I...

I decided to go with Kleeman for the tune. I spoke to Corey there who was very informative. I told him the components that I had, and also ordered a set of mid length headers from them for him to...
05-06-2019, 01:54 AM
Replies: 605
Views: 121,095
Posted By boosted305

Ordered. Thanks.

Ordered. Thanks.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-05-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

Ah ok I see what you mean...i initially thought...

Ah ok I see what you mean...i initially thought the same thing, but unfortunately, the bracket also only goes on one way, it has specific size holes on each end that fit onto preexisting...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-04-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

hmmmm...not sure what you mean about the gap, but...

hmmmm...not sure what you mean about the gap, but I'm pretty sure it only goes one way, otherwise you wouldn't be able to tighten the screw...plus the lettering would be upside down.
...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-04-2019, 02:37 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

So all the goodies installed, and just one more...

So all the goodies installed, and just one more item to finish it off…a Scatter Shield…
...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-04-2019, 02:35 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

So what to do? Modify the modification of course…...

So what to do? Modify the modification of course…

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1124/20190420_134750_32fc4680ae228e0ddbdf45910665fb548fa3f27c.jpg
...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-04-2019, 02:31 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

So we continued on with BWK install… One...

So we continued on with BWK install…

One little hiccup…the smaller bracket, once installed, was a little too close for my comfort to the belt underneath it…
...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-04-2019, 02:30 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

The UPD pulley instructions said to remove all...

The UPD pulley instructions said to remove all shims and check the gap before adding any shims, indicating that the gap needed to be within .3mm - .6mm. We checked the factory gap before removing the...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-04-2019, 02:29 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

Side by side with OEM and you can see the obvious...

Side by side with OEM and you can see the obvious size difference.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1124/20190420_121625_b8fd2780a64db206a620932990b9f72eb09a3383.jpg
Forum: W211 AMG
05-04-2019, 02:27 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

The balancer is very smooth so we wrapped it in...

The balancer is very smooth so we wrapped it in duct tape to try and give the tool a little more grip. A little struggling and finesse and the bolt finally came loose…
...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-04-2019, 02:25 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

One of my closest friends, Doug, is the owner of...

One of my closest friends, Doug, is the owner of a boutique performance shop named FabShop Miami, where he is a one man show. FabShop is known for producing some of the fastest Nissan GTRs in Miami,...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-04-2019, 02:03 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

After much deliberation, and research regarding...

After much deliberation, and research regarding which SC pulley to go with, I decided on UPD.

I pm’d Shardul with a couple of questions which he promptly responded to…he was very helpful.

I...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-02-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,822
Posted By boosted305

Ah ok good.

Ah ok good.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-02-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,822
Posted By boosted305

There seems to be quite a few options on...

There seems to be quite a few options on Amazon...are these the ones you're referring to? (Kool Vue 07-09 E63)
Forum: W211 AMG
05-02-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By boosted305

https://mbworld.org/forums/w211-amg/739448-my-w211...

https://mbworld.org/forums/w211-amg/739448-my-w211-e55.html#post7712614

I went with 10mm Front and 12mm Rear H&R hubcentric with 40mm lugs...came out perfect

H&R Spacers:

20556659 (10mm...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-02-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

Thank you sir

Thank you sir
Forum: W211 AMG
05-01-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 925
Posted By boosted305

Good to know...

Good to know...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-01-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

Perfect Segway into my next purchase...great...

Perfect Segway into my next purchase...great minds think alike...

So I ordered this beauty in anticipation of taking my cooling mods to the next level...beautiful piece and quality workmanship.
...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-01-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

Ok, good to know then, based on that it sounds...

Ok, good to know then, based on that it sounds like perhaps it's operating in the right range...thank you!
Forum: W211 AMG
05-01-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

Yes I did bleed back into the reservoir, but...

Yes I did bleed back into the reservoir, but there really were very little bubbles at all...




You know...right after install, it was right around 14 degrees above ambient, and was fairly...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-01-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

I'm not quite sure which two bumper screws you're...

I'm not quite sure which two bumper screws you're referring to...the HE is held in place by only the four screws that I highlighted below. The two vertical brackets on the HE sort of just wedge under...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-01-2019, 01:09 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

I buttoned everything back up and went for a test...

I buttoned everything back up and went for a test drive.

Before the upgrade, IAT’s were approximately 80 – 100 degrees above ambient when cruising.

This was on a 77 degree night…
...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-01-2019, 12:58 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

The water pump was a little trickier as I had to...

The water pump was a little trickier as I had to move a factory oil line somewhat in order to get it to fit. The upgraded pump came with its own bracket that would not fit with the factory oil line,...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-01-2019, 12:51 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

With some more helpful advice from mertd93, and...

With some more helpful advice from mertd93, and some instructional vids from youtube, I took the front bumper cover off and went to work.
...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-01-2019, 12:43 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

More pre-purchase research on here made me aware...

More pre-purchase research on here made me aware of the importance of modifying the water to air intercooler system. I know this has been posted ad nausea on this site…but here was my experience:
...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-01-2019, 12:33 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

So...yes, I did...thank you sir :) ...

So...yes, I did...thank you sir :)

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1124/20190418_101909_cc21dd02462bcaab40b613a69f97f8bfe7f78031.jpg
Forum: W211 AMG
04-26-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 664
Posted By boosted305

Love that color!! and it came out so...

Love that color!! and it came out so nice...great job.
Forum: W211 AMG
04-20-2019, 11:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 388
Posted By boosted305

Ah, that should do the trick...just out of...

Ah, that should do the trick...just out of curiosity, why the RE71R's in the rear only?
Forum: W211 AMG
04-20-2019, 11:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 388
Posted By boosted305

The gap actually looks slightly better in the...

The gap actually looks slightly better in the rear...beautiful car, love the color
Forum: W211 AMG
04-20-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 388
Posted By boosted305

To get the same diameter/height as the 245/35s...

To get the same diameter/height as the 245/35s you'll have to go to 285/30's
Forum: W211 AMG
04-18-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 699
Posted By boosted305

Agree...however I personally feel the small...

Agree...however I personally feel the small amount of bite reduction is more than offset by the lack of brake dust from the factory pads which were forcing me to clean the wheels every other...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-14-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By boosted305

You can get the same setup from FCP Euro for a...

You can get the same setup from FCP Euro for a little less and I believe it will have a lifetime warranty.
...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-13-2019, 12:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,094
Posted By boosted305

Wow, very nice...too bad shipping from Hawaii to...

Wow, very nice...too bad shipping from Hawaii to Miami would probably be more than the car itself!
Forum: W211 AMG
04-08-2019, 10:39 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 22,380
Posted By boosted305

From what I can gather my friend, this is part of...

From what I can gather my friend, this is part of a treasure trove of aged and forgotten threads from the old guard of E55 owners, many/most of whom it seems have moved on...I've found many gems like...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-08-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By boosted305

I'd be interested in seeing a pic of that.

I'd be interested in seeing a pic of that.
04-08-2019, 01:19 AM
Replies: 670
Views: 65,380
Posted By boosted305

As did I...what a saga... I have a W211 E55...

As did I...what a saga...

I have a W211 E55 and have always loved the look of the CL...so a crazy impulse drove me to start perusing...and researching...which led me to this thread...

and thus...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-04-2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,601
Posted By boosted305

The wonders and possibilities of modern...

The wonders and possibilities of modern technology...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-01-2019, 12:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,619
Posted By boosted305

No reason to apologize imo...most of the threads...

No reason to apologize imo...most of the threads are old...in many cases, bumping them is the only way to get the information to the newer generation of owners...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-28-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By boosted305

Yes, that was my understanding as...

Yes, that was my understanding as well...otherwise it would be a recall.
Forum: W211 AMG
03-27-2019, 02:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By boosted305

"Best" SC Pulley

Gents…I’ve tried searching various iterations of “best supercharger pulley” and the results aren’t quite what I’m looking for and, for the most part, are quite dated…



Near as I can tell...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-26-2019, 11:08 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

Good tip...I haven't yet, but it is on the top of...

Good tip...I haven't yet, but it is on the top of the to-do list.
Forum: W211 AMG
03-25-2019, 12:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 893
Posted By boosted305

Awesome pic...love it!

Awesome pic...love it!
Forum: W211 AMG
03-23-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

There doesn't seem to be a slam dunk solution for...

There doesn't seem to be a slam dunk solution for painted pin stripes from what I've found so far...I've seen some using laquer thinner but I'm not positive what effect that might have on the clear...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-23-2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

I told the story in chronological order so I...

I told the story in chronological order so I didn't think it would be hard to follow...


Perhaps I should have titled it better...it's more of a build thread than just an anecdote about...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-23-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

LOL...maybe he was a big Gucci fan.

LOL...maybe he was a big Gucci fan.
Forum: W211 AMG
03-22-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

Big thanks to mertd93...as I mentioned he was an...

Big thanks to mertd93...as I mentioned he was an enormous help. He sent me some pics of his projects and he does some very nice work.

And thanks also to all on this board which has been an amazing...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-22-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

He walked me through what I needed to do on my...

He walked me through what I needed to do on my end step by step in a very detailed manner via text…once the system was setup and connected, he had me take measurements and lo and behold while I sat...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-22-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

I was also afraid of perhaps messing something up...

I was also afraid of perhaps messing something up and so I asked mertd93 for some pointers. He was again immensely helpful. Seeing that he knew this thing inside and out, and noting that the STAR...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-22-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

During my pre-purchase research I read up on here...

During my pre-purchase research I read up on here about STAR and all of the things it can do, aside from lowering the car. Since I wanted to lower the car anyway, I figured getting a STAR would be...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-22-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

Meanwhile, I kept searching for a set of 19” SL65...

Meanwhile, I kept searching for a set of 19” SL65 wheels with no luck. I saw a set posted for sale on the marketplace but I was just a little late as someone had already spoken for them.

I told...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-22-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

While trying to decide on wheels…and not having...

While trying to decide on wheels…and not having any luck finding a set of 19” SL65 wheels…I decided to make the best of what I had and took measurements for some H&R spacers to fill out the fenders a...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-22-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

I had been researching on here the various...

I had been researching on here the various methods for lowering and was leaning towards the links…but really wanted to STAR preferably.

However I called local dealerships and none of them would do...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-22-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

I had been compiling my list of to-do’s while...

I had been compiling my list of to-do’s while searching for the right car and as soon as mine arrived I got to work…

My list got sidetracked one step because the car arrived with snow tires (brand...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-22-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

Unfortunately the car did not have a lot of...

Unfortunately the car did not have a lot of options that I would have liked…but when you are searching for a car with very low miles, beggars can’t be choosers.

The positives (other than the low...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-22-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

When it finally arrived...it was better than I...

When it finally arrived...it was better than I could have hoped. The car was pristine, aside from an oddly disfigured rear door lock that appeared to have been chewed on by a small dog near as I...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-22-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,666
Posted By boosted305

My W211 E55

Hello all...

I've wanted a W211 E55 for a few years now and never got around to pulling the trigger. Recently the bug hit me hard enough to get serious.

I perused for quite a while waiting for...
Forum: Marketplace
03-18-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 864
Posted By boosted305

bump

bump
Forum: Marketplace
03-09-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,750
Posted By boosted305

Great deal! I wish I hadn't just bought a set!

Great deal! I wish I hadn't just bought a set!
Forum: Marketplace
03-09-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,856
Posted By boosted305

Beautiful and tastefully done. GLWS

Beautiful and tastefully done. GLWS
Forum: Marketplace
03-09-2019, 12:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 864
Posted By boosted305

Bump - Price Lowered

Bump - Price Lowered
03-09-2019, 12:30 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 150,098
Posted By boosted305

Amazing thread...I applaud you Welwynnick

Amazing thread...I applaud you Welwynnick
Forum: W211 AMG
03-02-2019, 01:49 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,461
Posted By boosted305

I admire the dedication...keep up the good work.

I admire the dedication...keep up the good work.
02-28-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,124
Posted By boosted305

So, if I understand this correctly... To get...

So, if I understand this correctly...

To get factory E55 Style IV wheels to "fit" like the SL Wheels in the link...

Based on the calculator I would need a 6mm spacer in the front and a 12 in...
02-24-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,924
Posted By boosted305

Brother you are a life saver with this... I...

Brother you are a life saver with this...

I just purchased an E55 and bought new tires for it...the factory spec tires are 245/40/18 on an 8 inch wheel in the Front and 265/35/18 on a 9 inch tail...
Forum: W212 AMG
02-22-2019, 12:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,526
Posted By boosted305

Awaiting the verdict!

Awaiting the verdict!
Forum: Marketplace
02-21-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 864
Posted By boosted305

E55 Snow Tires - Like New

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R3 Snow Tires for E55 AMG factory size wheels:
Front - 245/40/18 (2)
Rear - 265/35/18 (2)

I just purchased an E55 AMG from a seller in Colorado who had literally just put...
Forum: Marketplace
01-23-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,589
Posted By boosted305

WTB '05-'06 Low Mileage E55 AMG

Interested in a low mileage, pristine/well maintained 2005-2006 E55 AMG for market value.

Will ship from anywhere in North America depending on condition and pending a PPI that I find...
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