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Forum: W211 AMG
06-14-2019, 01:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By drothgeb

Haha, well there is a test in the ME control unit...

Haha, well there is a test in the ME control unit some where for the SC clutch. I haven't messed with it but I know it's in there. Also, you can do a running test of the throttle body in the ME as...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-13-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 1,340
Views: 740,308
Posted By drothgeb

Step 4 is just selecting a menu. The menu is...

Step 4 is just selecting a menu. The menu is titled "SA code 461 (Instrument cluster with indication in miles and English inscriptions)". Once inside the menu, step 5 has you change the selection to...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-13-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By drothgeb

Well, it's a bummer you still don't know what it...

Well, it's a bummer you still don't know what it is but at least you aren't spending cash on a bad guess just yet. I'd still smoke check the intake for leaks. Or if you feel like it's tranny related...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-13-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By drothgeb

I wouldn't trust the diagnosis without my own...

I wouldn't trust the diagnosis without my own troubleshooting before buying parts. Remove the SC belt and see if the issue goes away. The cars drive fine with the belt removed (just no power). There...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-12-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1,340
Views: 740,308
Posted By drothgeb

Alright, next thing I see that may do it is...

Alright, next thing I see that may do it is through a manual IC set-up. Go back to the control units -> IC instrument cluster -> Initial Startup -> Initial startup with manual settings input for new...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-12-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1,340
Views: 740,308
Posted By drothgeb

Forget that dick head ;) Here is what I would...

Forget that dick head ;) Here is what I would try. Write down what settings you change so if anything undesirable happens you can go flip it back. There are several options in the IC variant coding...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-12-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1,340
Views: 740,308
Posted By drothgeb

Actually lots of people share information here...

Actually lots of people share information here for free, except for you trying to get $200 to tell this guy what setting to change hahha, loser.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-12-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 1,340
Views: 740,308
Posted By drothgeb

How did he violate forum rules? Most people come...

How did he violate forum rules? Most people come to forums to figure out how to DIY not pay folks a couple hundred bucks to give them answers. You can insult him as much as you want but if you look...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-12-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,139
Posted By drothgeb

I use USAA who has always been more than fair on...

I use USAA who has always been more than fair on they payouts I've had due. I've heard plenty of stories of others with different insurances fighting to get enough to replace the car though.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-10-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,139
Posted By drothgeb

Always worth it in my opinion. I've had two cars...

Always worth it in my opinion. I've had two cars totaled and payed out to me in full. One was blamed on weather for water making it's way into the intake. Payed out under comprehensive coverage. One...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-04-2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 774
Posted By drothgeb

Your intercooler water pump has died. Replace it...

Your intercooler water pump has died. Replace it with this:
...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-01-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 369
Posted By drothgeb

ISO Low Profile Water Pump Pulley

I recently acquired a 172mm UPD crank pulley for a very good price however I need a low profile water pump pulley.

Any one happen to have one sitting in the garage they would be willing to sell...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-30-2019, 12:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 870
Posted By drothgeb

Prices dropped, STAR tested OEM throttle body and...

Prices dropped, STAR tested OEM throttle body and head unit left.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-25-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 783
Posted By drothgeb

When you did the manual operation of the valve...

When you did the manual operation of the valve using actuations did you physically/visually verify the valve was moving to the correct positions it just saw the correct feedback voltages in star?
Forum: W211 AMG
05-24-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,387
Posted By drothgeb

Thanks for the feedback DAS, I'd been trying to...

Thanks for the feedback DAS, I'd been trying to find actual feedback on this for a while as well. I reached out to another member on here who had it done since I couldn't find any info on it because...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-22-2019, 11:08 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,232
Posted By drothgeb

Still stock size lines up to the intercooler or...

Still stock size lines up to the intercooler or you have 1" ran everywhere or anything like thathat?



Stock intercooler, I highly doubt hes on stock hx.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-20-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,328
Posted By drothgeb

Haha, good, goood. Also, I was not trying to...

Haha, good, goood.

Also, I was not trying to be mean or attacking with my comment. I was legitimately just trying to point out that this was a sub-forum for a different chassis than what you...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-20-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 334
Posted By drothgeb

New best time racing in the sky (5100DA). What's next?

Got my new best run in 11.746 @ 119 with a DA of 5169. Pretty happy with that, butttt want some more, as usual.

Mods:
72mm FSP & BWK
82mm TB
Chinese LTH
Wavetrac LSD
TCU
Meth and cooling...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-20-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,232
Posted By drothgeb

I know you've been busy, but have you had a...

I know you've been busy, but have you had a chance to see where your mileage has steadied out at with the block off plate? I know you mentioned it earlier but you said you may have been a bit more...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-20-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,232
Posted By drothgeb

Yeah, I get that. I've come across plenty of the...

Yeah, I get that. I've come across plenty of the threads with that kind of info too. I bought a couple things from him and have been happy with it though. Just an option to try though for us folks...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-20-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 873
Posted By drothgeb

Did they send you the belt with the kit, or you...

Did they send you the belt with the kit, or you ordered one separate? What's the part number of the belt you got?
Forum: W211 AMG
05-20-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 873
Posted By drothgeb

What size pulleys and belt? A lot of people get a...

What size pulleys and belt? A lot of people get a squeak on sc clutch engage especially if they are spinning the sc faster
Forum: W211 AMG
05-20-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,232
Posted By drothgeb

Any luck with the block off plate tune? I'm...

Any luck with the block off plate tune?

I'm not sure if you're interested in reaching out to him but DTK said he has been running welded shut bypass valves for years and can tune for it.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-16-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,144
Posted By drothgeb

Thanks. To be honest, I probably wont. I hardly...

Thanks. To be honest, I probably wont. I hardly ever listed to the radio any ways, and I don't feel like trying to run the wire lol. I ran one overhead for my rear view dash cam. ****ing pain in the...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-16-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,328
Posted By drothgeb

This is not the right section of the forum for...

This is not the right section of the forum for that car, but very nice ride!
Forum: W211 AMG
05-15-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,144
Posted By drothgeb

Good info thanks. Damn, I was hoping to avoid...

Good info thanks. Damn, I was hoping to avoid running another wire front to back. Pain in the ass in these cars. But the aux antenna I put in is a joke.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-15-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,144
Posted By drothgeb

[QUOTE=mbmg;7752190]I just finished installing a...

[QUOTE=mbmg;7752190]I just finished installing a Pioneer HU and running RCAs and amp turn on wire, Audio Control amp, and aftermarket sub. I had the problem of my antenna amp not turning on and not...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-15-2019, 12:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,041
Posted By drothgeb

There is another rubber hose on the upper side of...

There is another rubber hose on the upper side of that metal under the SC that connects the SC outlet to the metal portion with the bleed... I dont even know if you can reach it to try to pinch...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-14-2019, 11:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,041
Posted By drothgeb

The bleeder hose, but the portion of the hose.......

The bleeder hose, but the portion of the hose.... below(lower) than the bleeder is where you pinch. Water is leaving the SC, if you pinch above the bleeder you just block off all flow. :smash:
Forum: W211 AMG
05-14-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By drothgeb

I have removed and reused mine several times over...

I have removed and reused mine several times over the past few years, which was stock when I got the car (pretty old bolt). Never had an issue (knock on wood).
Forum: W211 AMG
05-10-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 783
Posted By drothgeb

Good point haha, OP hows it driving lol?

Good point haha, OP hows it driving lol?
Forum: W211 AMG
05-10-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 783
Posted By drothgeb

Sounds to me like one of the potentiometers on...

Sounds to me like one of the potentiometers on the BPV might have **** the bed. My GUESS is it cycles positive to drive the valve but it's easy to check since your Valve is moving. Disconnect the...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-10-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 380
Posted By drothgeb

Adding meth pre-sc will minimize the...

Adding meth pre-sc will minimize the effectiveness of the cooling but it helps the SC blades seal a little better so you pick up about 1 PSI of boost which is why most people do dual nozzle with a...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-09-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,144
Posted By drothgeb

What app on the head unit are you using for...

What app on the head unit are you using for audio? I noticed that my gauge cluster will only display the original music apps that came with the head unit "Radio" and "Music". If I use...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-09-2019, 12:59 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,232
Posted By drothgeb

Well I don't know how the tuning is coming but...

Well I don't know how the tuning is coming but this may come in handy in regards to coming up with a solution for any faults. Credit to a Mr O'Leary from the FB groups for the documentation, I'm sure...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-08-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 870
Posted By drothgeb

Garage Clean Out - 77mm Pulley, OEM TB, Split Cooling, Command, BT Puck

Hello gents. Posted some stuff of mine for sale on ebay.

OEM Throttle Body - $75 $50 OBO
https://www.ebay.com/itm/143244228125

W211 Command Head Unit - $130 $115 OBO...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-06-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 964
Posted By drothgeb

Unfortanatly it will still be there with a fixed...

Unfortanatly it will still be there with a fixed pulley. Depending on how you drive if your real sensitive it's almost an unnoticeable bog but with a fixed pulley if you hit the transition just wrong...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-05-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 989
Posted By drothgeb

Got the thump sorted. Unit was hard shutting...

Got the thump sorted. Unit was hard shutting down/killed power instead of doing g a shutdown cycle when it sees acc go away. I had B+ hooked up to a bad sorce, no equipment issues just my fault. All...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-05-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 989
Posted By drothgeb

Okay, so the xtrons will keep steering wheel...

Okay, so the xtrons will keep steering wheel controls and all factory spears/amp, etc. Install isn't bad just takes some figuring out, tw2's write up is very helpful to reference.
If you go the...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-04-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 989
Posted By drothgeb

I just finished the xtrons install actually....

I just finished the xtrons install actually. Everything working fine, steering wheel controls and stock amp/speakers etc. I'm trying to get my layout and apps all straightened how I like them now, a...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-02-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1,340
Views: 740,308
Posted By drothgeb

Yes, looks like both MAP sensor and IAT can be...

Yes, looks like both MAP sensor and IAT can be viewed real time in the ME controller. Here is a PDF of all the available values (this is through the simulation though, actual available values may be...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-02-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 1,340
Views: 740,308
Posted By drothgeb

1.9 to 2.2 per what? DAS says <1.1 is unmetered...

1.9 to 2.2 per what? DAS says <1.1 is unmetered air.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-02-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 1,340
Views: 740,308
Posted By drothgeb

Hi Mack! Thanks for speaking for me but feel free...

Hi Mack! Thanks for speaking for me but feel free to **** off and allow me to respond to MSG as you are talking out your ass and making sure to include what appears to be some passive aggressive ****...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-02-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 1,340
Views: 740,308
Posted By drothgeb

You can watch real time parameters, but I don't...

You can watch real time parameters, but I don't know which ones exactly. I'll dig around a little and let you know what I find a little later.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-02-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1,340
Views: 740,308
Posted By drothgeb

Chest Rockwell got me all taken care of with a...

Chest Rockwell got me all taken care of with a new motor/limit switch. I got it swapped out and it's running like a top. Thanks anyways though botha.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-01-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 925
Posted By drothgeb

Did you try changing your tranny fluid or...

Did you try changing your tranny fluid or anything else before letting a shop hit you with a new tranny? I had the same thing happen. It mostly would start after getting warm, drive through or car...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-01-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 224
Posted By drothgeb

Are SBC Solinoids Accessable?

I kind of figure this is a shot in the dark before I go trying to break stuff having a little fun, I've already done lots of searching with nothing turning up. Has any one ever broken open the SBC...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-01-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By drothgeb

My thoughts: Chinese longtube headers:...

My thoughts:

Chinese longtube headers: Maximizer, Becker etc. all seem very similar. It probably does not really matter which ones I take. Any recommendations? My question is, do the cats on...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-01-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By drothgeb

Search for some one with STAR in your area to...

Search for some one with STAR in your area to check it out.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-01-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,821
Posted By drothgeb

Cooling, and monitoring via torque already? Off...

Cooling, and monitoring via torque already? Off to a good start :y Did you bleed the system to get all the air out after install? That is a CWA pump, and since you got it from a vendor in a kit I'm...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-30-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,232
Posted By drothgeb

Any progress with Tony?

Any progress with Tony?
Forum: W211 AMG
04-26-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By drothgeb

Oh here we go, got a winner I think: ...

Oh here we go, got a winner I think:



From this thread (has pics, lots of other info, and it sounds like it depends on what car th TB came out of if its 1/2 and 3/4 or 1/2 and 5/6 that need to...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-26-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By drothgeb

I know I've come across it here before. The...

I know I've come across it here before. The quickest thing I see is:



From this thread: https://mbworld.org/forums/w211-amg/414733-amg-80mm-part-number-everyone-2.html

Use this search to dig...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-26-2019, 12:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 989
Posted By drothgeb

Haha, I was doing some work on my car one time...

Haha, I was doing some work on my car one time and started it to check something out. I forgot the back half of the exhaust was off. I about **** my pants.
Forum: W211 AMG
04-24-2019, 11:56 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,232
Posted By drothgeb

You get a chance to check on that seal coating? ...

You get a chance to check on that seal coating?



Any luck?
Forum: W211 AMG
04-24-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By drothgeb

No idea sorry It is only about 1/4"...

No idea sorry



It is only about 1/4" wide where it needs to be bored out. No good way to plug it because it opens up directly after. You might be able to do something with some tape but it...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-22-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By drothgeb

Sounds like a leak or disconnected hose some...

Sounds like a leak or disconnected hose some where. Check the 1/4" metal line that plugs into the back of the SC on the driver side. It's bolted to the valve cover and sits loosely in a grommet on...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-22-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,496
Posted By drothgeb

Vladds, did you auto scroll into a thread you...

Vladds, did you auto scroll into a thread you didn't mean to post in? You are posting random unrelated nonsense in a 15 year old thread.
Forum: W211 AMG
04-21-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 827
Posted By drothgeb

Thats actually what will make them last haha :y...

Thats actually what will make them last haha :y Driving like a grandma will wreck colder plugs.
Forum: W211 AMG
04-21-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,232
Posted By drothgeb

Good info thanks! Hopefully Tony can work some...

Good info thanks! Hopefully Tony can work some magic on that thing. What did you do with the intercooler?
Forum: W211 AMG
04-19-2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,232
Posted By drothgeb

Haha, very cool, thanks!

Haha, very cool, thanks!
Forum: W211 AMG
04-19-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,232
Posted By drothgeb

Thanks for the info. How often did you have to...

Thanks for the info. How often did you have to reapply?
Forum: W211 AMG
04-19-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,232
Posted By drothgeb

That is very interesting. I wonder how long the...

That is very interesting. I wonder how long the seal/dry lubricant would last under the operating conditions as well as frequency of cycling of the bypass valve.
Forum: W211 AMG
04-19-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 825
Posted By drothgeb

Well good luck! You should dyno the set up...

Well good luck! You should dyno the set up yourself :naughty:
Forum: W211 AMG
04-19-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 825
Posted By drothgeb

Das said on average 5-7 HP, 10 was the very most...

Das said on average 5-7 HP, 10 was the very most he saw but that was with both the risers and the green filters, which item gets the credit?!?
Forum: W211 AMG
04-19-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,232
Posted By drothgeb

Well that's a bummer. The tuning could definetly...

Well that's a bummer. The tuning could definetly be the deal breaker. Has Tony gotten back to you at all yet? I sent him a couple of files to update for 82mm TB Monday and I havent heard back yet....
Forum: W211 AMG
04-19-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,232
Posted By drothgeb

Need it? That's very subjective ;) As almost...

Need it? That's very subjective ;) As almost every other roots or twin screw style super charged car on the planet doesn't have a clutch or a bypass valve. No one is arguing the benefits of having...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-19-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 825
Posted By drothgeb

I think ruining my engine bay look would be the...

I think ruining my engine bay look would be the only thing holding me back from trying any types of spacers haha. Maybe if you did both the intake AND intake manifold spacers you could make...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-19-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 777
Posted By drothgeb

The choice is too subjective. I myself think the...

The choice is too subjective. I myself think the wagons look terrible lol. I would take a STOCK sedan over that wagon haha. Good luck :y
Forum: W211 AMG
04-18-2019, 11:59 PM
Replies: 1,340
Views: 740,308
Posted By drothgeb

That's what I was afraid of, thanks.

That's what I was afraid of, thanks.
Forum: W211 AMG
04-18-2019, 11:56 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,232
Posted By drothgeb

That's good, because then maybe it's just...

That's good, because then maybe it's just something to do with how the ECU normally controls the flap while cruising making things a little wonky at part throttle. Hopefully Tony can clean it up.
...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-18-2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 1,340
Views: 740,308
Posted By drothgeb

Any STAR gurus know how to disable the CD changer...

Any STAR gurus know how to disable the CD changer drawer via STAR? I can't find anything that will do it. I've disabled several "CD Changer" options and it doesnt actually disable the drawer. The...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-18-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,232
Posted By drothgeb

Were the temperature differences and the awkward...

Were the temperature differences and the awkward shifting normal cruising or WOT, or both?
Forum: W211 AMG
04-18-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By drothgeb

#7 I'm guessing actually IS the rubber seal in...

#7 I'm guessing actually IS the rubber seal in the Y pipe and shouldn't be in this drawing because it's a little miss leading. I have never had, nor do I see a reason for an O ring separate from the...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-18-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,232
Posted By drothgeb

Did Anthony do any tuning for you or is this same...

Did Anthony do any tuning for you or is this same tune before and after?
The temperature differences for your block off, is that cruising or after like a third gear pull or something?
The...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-18-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By drothgeb

You don't ever "need" to pull the SC off per say....

You don't ever "need" to pull the SC off per say. But there is a restriction on the SC snout regardless so it's just more flow. It's literally the exact same size restriction that tons of people...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-18-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 14,540
Posted By drothgeb

Nopee. All I know is I've got plenty of fuel at...

Nopee. All I know is I've got plenty of fuel at the moment, after my canned tune I was running pretty rich, had to send some logs over to tony to pull some fuel out. I've always got an eye on AFRs....
Forum: W211 AMG
04-18-2019, 12:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By drothgeb

Well apparently the adapter plates aren't even...

Well apparently the adapter plates aren't even needed! You can just wallow out the holes in the 82mm TB and bolt it right up. Good info (not mine).
...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-17-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,054
Posted By drothgeb

Might as well toss 82mm TB and injectors on that...

Might as well toss 82mm TB and injectors on that list as well lol. 77mm pulley and long tube headers are going to be chocking on that 74mm stocker.
Forum: W211 AMG
04-17-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,232
Posted By drothgeb

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/800x600/hell_yes_5bd835_f37b01e98fa947b9e4b2573397770023e146ce34.jpg
Forum: W211 AMG
04-17-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By drothgeb

Just in case any one else wants an 82mm TB set up for $180

Got mine going today, works great, no hiccups (lucky me).


$90 - Buy the bolt on adapter plate from ebay. I used the make on offer on one listed for $110, and $90 was accepted....
Forum: W211 AMG
04-17-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1,340
Views: 740,308
Posted By drothgeb

I got this one with a dell SSD ...

I got this one with a dell SSD https://www.aliexpress.com/item/RS485-We-are-2016-DHL-Free-shipping-Best-Quality-MB-Star-C3-Multiplexer-Professional-Diagnostic-Tool/32739411763.html
The option is...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-17-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,693
Posted By drothgeb

Did you try the EVO 2 V12 or the original?

Did you try the EVO 2 V12 or the original?
Forum: W211 AMG
04-17-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 827
Posted By drothgeb

Colder plugs pass heat better. The tips stay...

Colder plugs pass heat better. The tips stay colder and reduce the chance of pre ignition in highly modified cars. But because they stay colder in normal operating conditions the tips foul faster,...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-17-2019, 12:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,693
Posted By drothgeb

Well crap. Turns out the AS-05 tire sizes are...

Well crap. Turns out the AS-05 tire sizes are atrocious. Only available in factory 265/35 18, nothing wider available (except 275/40 18 wtf?) and if you have 19s like me, forget about it. 255/40 19...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-17-2019, 12:10 AM
Replies: 1,340
Views: 740,308
Posted By drothgeb

Hey guys, maybe this will be helpful to some...

Hey guys, maybe this will be helpful to some other folks as well. While playing around in the ME developer mode options (normally in german), I downloaded all my settings, and to my surprise all the...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-16-2019, 11:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,693
Posted By drothgeb

I have a wavetrac and antares injen A1 tires...

I have a wavetrac and antares injen A1 tires which are cheap but good reviews. My first and second gear are completely useless.
Forum: W211 AMG
04-16-2019, 11:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,693
Posted By drothgeb

Interesting, I had been looking at the hancook...

Interesting, I had been looking at the hancook V12 Evos for a good budget tire next purchase. I'll have to check out those generals also.
04-16-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 110,824
Posted By drothgeb

Deleted *Auto thread scroll got me sorry guys.

Deleted
*Auto thread scroll got me sorry guys.
Forum: W211 AMG
04-14-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,049
Posted By drothgeb

Awesome brotha, good luck. Who are you having...

Awesome brotha, good luck. Who are you having tune for it?
Forum: W211 AMG
04-14-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 14,540
Posted By drothgeb

Negative brother, the concern arises from the...

Negative brother, the concern arises from the fact that I am on factory injectors still ;)
Forum: W211 AMG
04-14-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,049
Posted By drothgeb

Found some very old info on the subject browsing....

Found some very old info on the subject browsing. What a surprise, whipplem104 was involved in the same discussion 10 years ago haha. Veteran for sure.
...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-13-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 680
Posted By drothgeb

I leave a jumper in the rear fuse box just for...

I leave a jumper in the rear fuse box just for the occasion lol.
Forum: W211 AMG
04-13-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2,291
Views: 269,352
Posted By drothgeb

Damn. That looks more like a 55 with a 350 badge...

Damn. That looks more like a 55 with a 350 badge lol. I cant believe they would go so far to imitate an amg and leave the 350 haha.
Forum: W211 AMG
04-11-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,049
Posted By drothgeb

Yeah I am pretty excited for it, I'll definetly...

Yeah I am pretty excited for it, I'll definetly try blocking it off at some point but I believe you need a clutched pulley when blocking off so I'll have to sort that out. If the price ends up being...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-11-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,049
Posted By drothgeb

If you blocked it off and switched to a bigger SC...

If you blocked it off and switched to a bigger SC pulley so that you ended up with the overall same boost, yes.

For folks like myself and likely C32 living in the car racing cursed lands of...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-11-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,049
Posted By drothgeb

Yeah haha. I have no experience with it though,...

Yeah haha. I have no experience with it though, just what I've gathered from others. DTK wasn't selling or advertising anything he sells though when he told me that I was just trying to get info....
Forum: W211 AMG
04-10-2019, 11:06 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,049
Posted By drothgeb

More boost! The bypass valve is just a throttle...

More boost! The bypass valve is just a throttle body and does not seal... it's a boost leak. DTK said he welded his own shut and got saw almost 3PSI more.
Forum: W211 AMG
04-10-2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 14,540
Posted By drothgeb

What size belt and pullies? It's tough to tell...

What size belt and pullies? It's tough to tell because of the angle of the video but it looks like your tensioner is held up quite a bit more than I've ever seen mine. You may have too small of a...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-08-2019, 11:43 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,375
Posted By drothgeb

Awesome work, glad you got it sorted.

Awesome work, glad you got it sorted.
Forum: W211 AMG
04-08-2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 22,385
Posted By drothgeb

x2 I think the best bet at the moment may be...

x2

I think the best bet at the moment may be to see what EC concocted on the 9.7 second E55. They specified a custom intercooler with 1" lines. But they've been pretty silent on details...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-31-2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,514
Posted By drothgeb

Congrats, very cool! Selling the intercooler...

Congrats, very cool! Selling the intercooler upgrades soon? ;-)
Forum: W211 AMG
03-11-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 980
Posted By drothgeb

I'm pretty happy with the dTK heat exchanger. 3L...

I'm pretty happy with the dTK heat exchanger. 3L capacity, flows great. I run that with two CWA50s to cool a 72mm fixed pulley for street and spray meth at the track. The welds aren't the cleanest...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-04-2019, 01:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 679
Posted By drothgeb

Did you buy the android unit from Gary also?

Did you buy the android unit from Gary also?
Forum: W211 AMG
03-02-2019, 12:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 887
Posted By drothgeb

Yep that's the one. They are the same headers....

Yep that's the one. They are the same headers. Took some work to get them mated to the factory pipes, and some minor banging on heat shields for clearance. I used the T bolt clamps it came with,...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-01-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 887
Posted By drothgeb

I have real feedback for E55 XS Power long tubes...

I have real feedback for E55 XS Power long tubes if you havent come across it some where already :naughty:
Forum: W211 AMG
03-01-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 887
Posted By drothgeb

Really? You just got your headers, having never...

Really? You just got your headers, having never posted on this forum before and decided you needed to create an account and post that exact same copy and pasted sales pitch in a few random threads?
...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-01-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,184
Posted By drothgeb

Oh, that proves it. He said hes waiting for MBH...

Oh, that proves it. He said hes waiting for MBH to take him to court, innocent ;-)
Forum: W211 AMG
02-01-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,184
Posted By drothgeb

You're also not the first person to try to scam...

You're also not the first person to try to scam folks and act like you didnt.
Forum: W211 AMG
01-23-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,952
Posted By drothgeb

Airmatic can be switched over to BC coilovers for...

Airmatic can be switched over to BC coilovers for like 1400, probably less if you shop around, and an issue with airmatic doesn't mean you need to drop 2k and replace everything.

SBC now has a 25...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-19-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 882
Posted By drothgeb

Lots of guys putting these on drag strips built...

Lots of guys putting these on drag strips built with slicks on stock tranny without issues. Obviously there are failure stories around but not a very common theme for sure.
Forum: W211 AMG
01-14-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,260
Posted By drothgeb

Interesting, are you by chance comparing an AWD...

Interesting, are you by chance comparing an AWD C63s to an E55 on street tires or is that a RWD 63S on street tires also?? Tons of folks on here get in the 11s with slicks on a 100% stock E55.
Forum: W211 AMG
01-10-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 682
Posted By drothgeb

Beautiful wheels, where did you get those? I have...

Beautiful wheels, where did you get those? I have some stupid looking Lorinsor fan blade wheels that were on my car when I bought it. Would love to get OEM.
Forum: W211 AMG
01-10-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,260
Posted By drothgeb

Yeah but HP aside, there are a couple of pages of...

Yeah but HP aside, there are a couple of pages of FBO 55s in the 10s on drag times. There are like 5 early teen biturbos on there in the 10s, lots with tunes and/or exhausts in the 11s. FBO 55 vs...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-10-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,260
Posted By drothgeb

In for the discussion! My personal thought is a...

In for the discussion! My personal thought is a FBO 55 with slicks will beat a downpipe/tunes 63 on the track. An AWD 63 on the street has the advantage all day. Once mods become more abundant and...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-10-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By drothgeb

Wouldn't shift automatically either. Tried S/M/C...

Wouldn't shift automatically either. Tried S/M/C and tried manually shifting in S/C as well. But like I said, issue completely gone after battery reset.
Forum: W211 AMG
01-10-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By drothgeb

Car forgot what gear it's in? Any one have this happen before?

So, when sitting stopped some where I frequently put the car in Neutral. I've had alternator issues and my voltage always sags lower than I'm comfortable with when in gear and stopped. So if I'm...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-10-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 567
Posted By drothgeb

x2, after ****ing with mine on several occasions...

x2, after ****ing with mine on several occasions ue to various issues I ended up cracking some of the plastic tracks. It is now in the "get it closed and leave it" state also.
Forum: W211 AMG
01-09-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By drothgeb

A twin scroll supercharge compresses between the...

A twin scroll supercharge compresses between the blades as it rotates regardless of downstream is compressed or not. You will get heat. Mine spins a bit faster with a 72mm fixed but I have hit >140...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-08-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2,291
Views: 269,352
Posted By drothgeb

The only people that have any idea what Mercedes...

The only people that have any idea what Mercedes are, are people that drive them.... and people that drive BMWs but witsh they drove an AMG. I had no clue what any mercedes model was until about 6...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-07-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,156
Posted By drothgeb

That would be my guess too. I already had CWA50...

That would be my guess too. I already had CWA50 and heat exchanger installed and running at 15 above ambient when I installed the BMW reservoir only and saw no change.
Forum: W211 AMG
01-07-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,156
Posted By drothgeb

No, split cooling makes zero difference(in my...

No, split cooling makes zero difference(in my experience) unless you have a larger reservoir that you have in series with piping and not just a surge volume. And that slightly delay the time it takes...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-07-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,156
Posted By drothgeb

I second that. I myself saw no difference before...

I second that. I myself saw no difference before and after, the BMW reservoir is a waste of time and money. I have mine that was used then removed in my garage if you are determined to do it I'll...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-06-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,800
Posted By drothgeb

It gets into freezing temps all winter where I...

It gets into freezing temps all winter where I live. Two winters in a row now I have shredded a SC belt after getting into some aggressive driving just after coolant temps reached normal op temps. I...
01-06-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,262
Posted By drothgeb

It gets into freezing temps all winter where I...

It gets into freezing temps all winter where I live. Two winters in a row now I have shredded a SC belt after getting into some aggressive driving just after coolant temps reached normal op temps. I...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-03-2019, 12:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 724
Posted By drothgeb

I would leave it closed and never touch it again...

I would leave it closed and never touch it again haha. (Currrnt condition of my pano roof aswell)
Forum: W211 AMG
12-31-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 806
Posted By drothgeb

Have you looked at your exhaust? I think all the...

Have you looked at your exhaust? I think all the Chinese long tunes I know of already come with an X pipe that replaces the resonator :confused:

Just in case you bought it with the headers and...
Forum: W211 AMG
12-27-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 989
Posted By drothgeb

A lot if folks have intake tubes pulling off due...

A lot if folks have intake tubes pulling off due to bad motor mounts. Might want to double check that before exploring aftermarket intakes, as the general consensus i believe is that most of them are...
Forum: W211 AMG
12-25-2018, 11:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 489
Posted By drothgeb

An S63 biturbo for my 1 year old and I. ...

An S63 biturbo for my 1 year old and I.
...
Forum: W211 AMG
12-21-2018, 01:27 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,121
Posted By drothgeb

I find the wavetrac no less comfortable than...

I find the wavetrac no less comfortable than stock. Honestly can not tell it's a different diff unless I'm on it.
Forum: W211 AMG
12-15-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By drothgeb

After looking into it l, it seems like it would...

After looking into it l, it seems like it would be fine for adding the ability to bleed brakes, but missing most of the functionality of STAR
Forum: W211 AMG
12-14-2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 614
Posted By drothgeb

No, they are not useless. My brother looking at a...

No, they are not useless. My brother looking at a CTSV just caught a low compression cylinder. They then boroscope it and found signs of detonation on the piston. You could also have the valve cover...
Forum: W211 AMG
12-13-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By drothgeb

Dejai Rotgut. It's my fakebook account. I only...

Dejai Rotgut. It's my fakebook account. I only have it for car stuff haha.
Forum: W211 AMG
12-13-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By drothgeb

I cant emagine who you may be off FB ;)

I cant emagine who you may be off FB ;)
Forum: W211 AMG
12-10-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,860
Posted By drothgeb

It might have been established that YOU aren't...

It might have been established that YOU aren't talking about standard auto loans, but maybe the OP was. Maybe Das Geld was responding to the person who made the thread and asked the question, not you.
Forum: W211 AMG
12-06-2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 707
Posted By drothgeb

1. I think the throttle body readapt is fake news...

1. I think the throttle body readapt is fake news anyways.

2. You can in fact ONLY disable the rear O2s via STAR.
Forum: W211 AMG
12-06-2018, 06:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,053
Posted By drothgeb

Open loop only or both closed and open? Dont...

Open loop only or both closed and open? Dont drive that ****er if it's you are seeing that rich not at WOT. I'd reach out to RaceIQ, tell them what you did and see if they have any ideas. Maybe try...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-24-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 894
Posted By drothgeb

Do a sale on the the black series motor mount...

Do a sale on the the black series motor mount upgrade They are priced a little higher that should be anyways I think, looks like they can be had for a little over 300 from oem supply.
Forum: W211 AMG
11-19-2018, 12:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By drothgeb

Thanks. I did see that but unless you know where...

Thanks. I did see that but unless you know where another list is with what all those "Special Function" codes are it still doesn't help. I did try googling to find out what ever those codes are and...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-18-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By drothgeb

Any one used Schwaben Scan Tool for MB?

Saw a Facebook post for this thing, 230 from pelican parts. In the pelican parts post they claim it can adjust airmatic suspension and custom parameters.

Specifically I'd like to disable rear O2s,...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-15-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 861
Posted By drothgeb

He didn't say 18, he said 16-17 peak. In torque...

He didn't say 18, he said 16-17 peak. In torque that little red mark (that is sitting right on 16psi in his pic) indicates the peak value seen during that session (and the indicator can be manually...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-15-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By drothgeb

Same here, never even noticed it. OP might want...

Same here, never even noticed it. OP might want to check for an exhaust leak.
Forum: W211 AMG
11-15-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 861
Posted By drothgeb

x2. If you are seeing 16-17 PSI right now with...

x2. If you are seeing 16-17 PSI right now with the 74mm through torque, that means your ECU is seeing it. Car goes limp mode if the MAP sensor sees right around 17.5PSI so you are already very close...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-15-2018, 01:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 861
Posted By drothgeb

No, it can't be fixed via tuning you'll need a...

No, it can't be fixed via tuning you'll need a MAP clamp. Don't put that new pulley on
Forum: W211 AMG
11-15-2018, 12:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 861
Posted By drothgeb

You are going to limp mode your car with any more...

You are going to limp mode your car with any more pressure. You will need a map clamp. Do you have long tube headers yet?
Forum: W211 AMG
11-14-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,860
Posted By drothgeb

Another agreement here. Unless you have another...

Another agreement here. Unless you have another vehicle spare, enough mechanical aptitude to work yourself, and enough cash for costly parts and/or labor if you don't do it yourself.... Stay away.
...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-12-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,533
Posted By drothgeb

Holy crap kid, you gotta go spend some time in...

Holy crap kid, you gotta go spend some time in your safe space before coming back to the internet if you're going to let getting called out for being an idiot trigger you so bad haha. But I'll give...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-11-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,381
Posted By drothgeb

I've used it at the track a lot, never noticed a...

I've used it at the track a lot, never noticed a difference. Maybe only if you wait to the end of the strip and try to test your 100-0 time or something haha.
Forum: W211 AMG
11-10-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,381
Posted By drothgeb

Only time I use it is at the track with slicks on...

Only time I use it is at the track with slicks on :-P key in position 2 but cat off double click the Odom reset button with MPH selected on the dash. Navigate to something called like circuit 65 or...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-10-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,381
Posted By drothgeb

We haven't figured it out yet. I believe its...

We haven't figured it out yet. I believe its along the lines of the 30 life contra code but I will report back if I ever get it hammered out.
Forum: W211 AMG
11-10-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,381
Posted By drothgeb

Yeah the hole thing could explode. 60% of the...

Yeah the hole thing could explode. 60% of the time it happens every time.



Also.... No. It will not.
Forum: W211 AMG
11-09-2018, 01:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 472
Posted By drothgeb

The 25A is unused, keyed power, and I have been...

The 25A is unused, keyed power, and I have been using it for over a year for both my methonal pump(with an Led indicator in the cab during operation) and one of my intercooler pumps.

.... at least...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-07-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 839
Posted By drothgeb

Other than more HP, no.

Other than more HP, no.
Forum: W211 AMG
11-06-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,533
Posted By drothgeb

Hahaha. You read the .gov article on cancer and...

Hahaha. You read the .gov article on cancer and frequencies of energy I linked or you're just too smart for that I guess?

Do you think the negatives assosciated with your made up cancer claims are...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-06-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,533
Posted By drothgeb

OH yes, okay you got me here. I seem to have been...

OH yes, okay you got me here. I seem to have been talking out my ass as well. I read a while back about the different motor, thought it was to DC appears they just switched from induction to...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-06-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,533
Posted By drothgeb

That's not a cut sheet for the model I...

That's not a cut sheet for the model I referenced. Feel free to provide a cut sheet for the model I referenced if you think you can prove me wrong.
Forum: W211 AMG
11-06-2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,533
Posted By drothgeb

Really, you think he initially designed a 100k+...

Really, you think he initially designed a 100k+ car and specifically targeted the lowest average income generation? Interesting take haha.



Really?! Did you get a chance to talk to the designer...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-05-2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,533
Posted By drothgeb

National Emerald Club or Avis Preferred. Walk...

National Emerald Club or Avis Preferred. Walk straight to rental car isle, get in any car in the isle, drive off. Only have to give your ID to the person at the exit gate. 75% travel for my job haha,...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-05-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,375
Posted By drothgeb

Maybe try this sense you are having so many...

Maybe try this sense you are having so many issues, connect the MAP input to the clamp to +5V like this:...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-05-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,375
Posted By drothgeb

Okay, that's what I was getting at, using a known...

Okay, that's what I was getting at, using a known voltage source to verify the output of the clamp is actually clamping. You guys are moving it off of the 5V reference to the MAP sensor and onto the...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-05-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,375
Posted By drothgeb

You try testing the output of the clamp to make...

You try testing the output of the clamp to make sure it works? Maybe hook a 9v battery to your MAP sensor leads on the clamp and check what the clamp output to the ECU is with a meter to make sure...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-04-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 472
Posted By drothgeb

I used an add a circuit on the 25A(I think?) next...

I used an add a circuit on the 25A(I think?) next to the two 15A fuses on the front passenger side of the engene bay fuse box. It's unused you can find it on the fuse chart.
Forum: W211 AMG
11-02-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,533
Posted By drothgeb

I interviewed for a position at the gigafactory...

I interviewed for a position at the gigafactory and got to take the model S fast version what ever it is for a drive afterwards. Launches like a ****ing rocket that's for sure. They have some...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-01-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 803
Posted By drothgeb

That oversized battery is a pretty hefty load on...

That oversized battery is a pretty hefty load on the alternator when you continue to use them as they loose capacity and fail to maintain adequate voltage. I've personally seen repeat alternators go...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-28-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 803
Posted By drothgeb

That is a bad battery. If you can't maintain a...

That is a bad battery. If you can't maintain a 12.7ish voltage on your battery with normal use your battery is bad. Battery capacity is not measured in voltage its in amperage. Trying to state that a...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-28-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 803
Posted By drothgeb

The alternator dying was probably related to you...

The alternator dying was probably related to you using a bad battery. Replace the battery when it stops holding 12.7, it's cheaper and much much easier than the alternator.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-25-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,121
Posted By drothgeb

Well I don't know about the other folks but...

Well I don't know about the other folks but you've got me pitching a tent. Make a thread with more info and vids, that's freaking sweet.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-25-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 766
Posted By drothgeb

He has a CL add for his car that some one copied...

He has a CL add for his car that some one copied the tile of and posted a bunch of screen shots of his posts from the forums to scare off potential buyers.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-25-2018, 08:39 AM
Forum: W211 AMG
10-24-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,683
Posted By drothgeb

Crap, do you know if MB approves of my LTH,...

Crap, do you know if MB approves of my LTH, ported TB, fixed SC pulley, meth injection, LSD, and dual cwa50/dtk hx set up? I hope they do I didn't even think about it.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-23-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,176
Posted By drothgeb

It's been about a year since I had it off, but...

It's been about a year since I had it off, but once I flopped it, no more belts. Next time I have it off I'll take some measurements and make sure I wasn't just being had by an optical illusion and...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-22-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,649
Posted By drothgeb

Haha :y This is the clear winner. Most of the...

Haha :y This is the clear winner. Most of the community goes with this.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-21-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 977
Posted By drothgeb

You seem to have a little mix up on what the...

You seem to have a little mix up on what the intention of the cooler is if you are worried about it getting too cold outside to bypass it :-P

Haha, just thought I'd point that out! Glad you came...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-21-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 657
Posted By drothgeb

Not going to work like that, you'll be in the...

Not going to work like that, you'll be in the same situation. He is saying you need to first disable it via star then pull a fuse.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-21-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 361
Posted By drothgeb

I will be impressed if you manage to damage the...

I will be impressed if you manage to damage the snout while removing the pulley since they are on opposite sides of the SC. Try using Google, or the forum search function for future endeavors. You...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-21-2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 657
Posted By drothgeb

Can be done via STAR

Can be done via STAR
Forum: W211 AMG
10-21-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 657
Posted By drothgeb

Yep, absolutely could be.

Yep, absolutely could be.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-21-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 657
Posted By drothgeb

Done anything with stereo, fuses, or realy any...

Done anything with stereo, fuses, or realy any electronics recently? The CANBUS is the communication network the car uses to communicate with all of it's electronics, and it's very sensitive. If you...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-21-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 361
Posted By drothgeb

Any particular reason you want to go fixed? Also...

Any particular reason you want to go fixed? Also with no belt wrap kit if you aren't slipping now you will certainly be slipping with the 77.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-21-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 361
Posted By drothgeb

Motor must be removed. Lots of work. On a...

Motor must be removed. Lots of work.

On a real note a quick search will review plenty of info and even a thorough How-To on the subject. I also recommend you look into having a fixed pulley...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-21-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 14,540
Posted By drothgeb

What combo are you running now and what boost are...

What combo are you running now and what boost are you seeing?
Forum: W211 AMG
10-21-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 839
Posted By drothgeb

I think there can still be benefit in a TCU tune,...

I think there can still be benefit in a TCU tune, just no need to switch out to an earlier model TCU.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-21-2018, 12:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,277
Posted By drothgeb

Also race IQ will do retunes for freeeeee! Change...

Also race IQ will do retunes for freeeeee! Change something, log afr and want it cleaned up? Want to add pops/bangs or a separate track only tune for higher octane or methonal? No additional charge...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-20-2018, 11:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 839
Posted By drothgeb

Let the fun begin! You're going to love it. ...

Let the fun begin! You're going to love it.

My thoughts:
74mm is way too agressive for a heat exchanger and bosch 010, you will need much more cooling or bigger pulley. A small pulley with the...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-20-2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,053
Posted By drothgeb

Damn. What were your LTFTs at before you reset?

Damn. What were your LTFTs at before you reset?
Forum: W211 AMG
10-19-2018, 11:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 663
Posted By drothgeb

No

No
Forum: W211 AMG
10-18-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,438
Posted By drothgeb

Couldn't have said it better myself :y

Couldn't have said it better myself :y
Forum: W211 AMG
10-17-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,438
Posted By drothgeb

I wonder if that's why the M156 has so many major...

I wonder if that's why the M156 has so many major issues? #E55BulletProof
Forum: W211 AMG
10-17-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 821
Posted By drothgeb

Slick look! Do you have a later model E55 wtih...

Slick look! Do you have a later model E55 wtih the sliding cover over the cup holders? Would love to see how the carbon fiber wrap came out on that if you do :-P I've been contemplating covering the...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-17-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,438
Posted By drothgeb

Haha, zinger.

Haha, zinger.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-16-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,438
Posted By drothgeb

Only modification necessary to make the E55...

Only modification necessary to make the E55 faster is to push the gas petal! Any legitimate modifications obviously it turns into a blow out :stick:
...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-16-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,438
Posted By drothgeb

Just about everybody says the E55 is faster. If...

Just about everybody says the E55 is faster. If you decide you want to come out of your cardboard box and stop pretending feel free to browse drag times a little bit for your sad news. 11.6 best NA...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-16-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,438
Posted By drothgeb

Just stirring the pot a little :D

Just stirring the pot a little :D
Forum: W211 AMG
10-16-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,614
Posted By drothgeb

What ever you were tuning with HP/Cobb/Megasquirt...

What ever you were tuning with HP/Cobb/Megasquirt was probably 100x more friendly than these german ECUs that appear to have been designed with pentagon level security.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-15-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 591
Posted By drothgeb

Good look. Minimize the number of PIDs you are...

Good look. Minimize the number of PIDs you are pulling at once to maximize speed. I believe the OBDII adapters communicate at 10hz distributed through each pid you are polling, so if you have 1 pid...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-15-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,614
Posted By drothgeb

It's not based off the tuner, timing being pulled...

It's not based off the tuner, timing being pulled based on IAT is factory and the tuners don't adjust it. Not sure if they know how too or not.

...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-15-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 181
Posted By drothgeb

A simple search would've found it, but it's MBUSA...

A simple search would've found it, but it's MBUSA or 62872
Forum: W211 AMG
10-14-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,176
Posted By drothgeb

Good luck let us know how it goes

Good luck let us know how it goes
Forum: W211 AMG
10-14-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,053
Posted By drothgeb

Who did your tune? Both my EC and RaceIQ tunes...

Who did your tune? Both my EC and RaceIQ tunes were pig rich(pegged 10) until I sent logs to get corrected. Also when you say before you saw 11.6-11.8 was that logged at redline or just you trying to...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-12-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,176
Posted By drothgeb

Preassembled lol? It's a bolt that slides through...

Preassembled lol? It's a bolt that slides through two spacers and a pulley. I can see why you took it to a mechanic to install :y I can tell you from the first picture you have posted you probably...
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