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Forum: W211 AMG
04-21-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,902
Posted By 3BNick

The car is super clean and looks/sounds amazing! ...

The car is super clean and looks/sounds amazing! Great pick up.
Forum: W211 AMG
03-23-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 882
Posted By 3BNick

Pete's car is nice. Can't go wrong with this...

Pete's car is nice. Can't go wrong with this platform. I'll be picking up another soon. Congrats!
Forum: W211 AMG
02-13-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 13,771
Posted By 3BNick

Heiss, if you need I have a dip stick you can...

Heiss, if you need I have a dip stick you can have. I sold my car and don't need it. I live in Spring so if you want it we could meet up somewhere. Pm me
Forum: W211 AMG
01-08-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 994
Posted By 3BNick

Front timing cover perhaps?

Front timing cover perhaps?
Forum: W211 AMG
12-03-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 905
Posted By 3BNick

Projector bulb? I have used a 50 watt LED bulb...

Projector bulb? I have used a 50 watt LED bulb with two large cree chips, one on each side. They were plug and play and without errors. Not as bright as an HID set-up, but brighter than stock and...
Forum: W211 AMG
12-02-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,967
Posted By 3BNick

I watched my 06 E55 black with everything but...

I watched my 06 E55 black with everything but door shades, distronic, and parktronic roll through Manheim auction with 90k miles for $7800. Take that for what you will. Dealers have quite a large...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-11-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,655
Posted By 3BNick

I had wagners on my fronts with new OE rotors. ...

I had wagners on my fronts with new OE rotors. The brakes felt fine, had very low dust, and were silent. I reccomend them as good DD replacements. I can't speak for how they hold up performance...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-03-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,782
Posted By 3BNick

Dope. Love the zero-g mod. Gotta black...

Dope. Love the zero-g mod.

Gotta black out the door handles. It really pulled the black out look together on mine.
Forum: W211 AMG
11-01-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,013
Posted By 3BNick

This. I went to Umass Amherst....Just a bunch of...

This. I went to Umass Amherst....Just a bunch of drunk A-holes from all over the country that would riot for no good reason at any time in southwest.

That reminds me, I need to do a burn...
Forum: W211 AMG
09-30-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,359
Posted By 3BNick

I love that you are doing all these drive line...

I love that you are doing all these drive line mods and basic bolt ons and getting great times and power with stock boost. If I still had my car I would definitely follow this path.
Forum: W211 AMG
09-17-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,332
Posted By 3BNick

I regret selling mine.

I regret selling mine.
Forum: W211 AMG
09-16-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By 3BNick

They do kill it off the line. Each run from a dig...

They do kill it off the line. Each run from a dig he would instantly jump 1 to 1.5 cars and slowly creep away until about the top of 2nd. Then I would ever so slowly creep back up on him. His game...
Forum: W211 AMG
09-15-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By 3BNick

The boss has a Model S P85+. That thing was no...

The boss has a Model S P85+. That thing was no joke. would kill my stock E55 every time...until we got to 130mph :D
Forum: W211 AMG
09-05-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 22,978
Posted By 3BNick

Craig wins the award for having 3 different power...

Craig wins the award for having 3 different power adders on an E55 in a 6 month period. 4 if you count N20.

Keep up the good work!
Forum: W211 AMG
09-02-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,276
Posted By 3BNick

I have a complete used working programa V2 with...

I have a complete used working programa V2 with remote for sale if you are interested. $350 shipped. Let me know.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-21-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,003
Posted By 3BNick

Interesting. So for those with complaints of the...

Interesting. So for those with complaints of the W211 being a poor performer as far as HVAC, this could be the legitimate cause more than people chalking it up to design?

My A/C isn't bad but i...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-20-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,176
Posted By 3BNick

Is it odd that after reading this thread I am...

Is it odd that after reading this thread I am actually compelled to contact Shardul to buy a whole bunch of pulleys? Seriously. :)

I know a bunch of local guys here that have his products or...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-18-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,002
Posted By 3BNick

First, sorry about the pulley. Second,...

First, sorry about the pulley.

Second, welcome. You should throw more pics of the 55 up here. What all else do you have done?

I have actually seen your conversions and have followed your FB...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-16-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,537
Posted By 3BNick

Understood. But of the two options, is there one...

Understood. But of the two options, is there one that stands out as being an easier goal to reach?
Forum: W211 AMG
08-16-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,537
Posted By 3BNick

Instead of a full standalone replacing the OE...

Instead of a full standalone replacing the OE unit and writing crazy amounts of code/CAN data, would it be possible to run a piggyback unit inline with the OE ECU? Companies like Boomslang would...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-14-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 916
Posted By 3BNick

Agree with maintenance first. Run through the...

Agree with maintenance first. Run through the entire car (or have a local independent MB specialist or dealer) and make a list of what needs to be done to ensure reliability. As mentioned above,...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-14-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,072
Posted By 3BNick

If the car is equipped from factory with...

If the car is equipped from factory with headlight washers, then you have factory active xenons. I doubt very much anyone would ever fit headlamp washers (Wiring, dash switch, washer motors, hoses,...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-12-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,870
Posted By 3BNick

Correct. Pressure reservoir is not covered. I...

Correct. Pressure reservoir is not covered. I had to replace mine a couple months ago when I got the same reservoir fault code. It can be replaced by yourself if you like fairly easily.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-07-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,341
Posted By 3BNick

Nice! Shardul is the man. Enjoy the new kick in...

Nice! Shardul is the man. Enjoy the new kick in power.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-29-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 42,847
Posted By 3BNick

There is a screen in there. It's just before the...

There is a screen in there. It's just before the oil from the rear pickup tube hits the rear pump gears. When I changed my pump I though the same and took it apart since I'm a curious *******.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-28-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 706
Posted By 3BNick

I would tune. Also keep in mind that depending...

I would tune. Also keep in mind that depending on your cars mileage, if your fuel pump/senders are aged over 60,000 miles chances are your filter is getting nasty and you may see fuel pressure drops...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-25-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By 3BNick

Any other Houston area deals? I live about 5...

Any other Houston area deals? I live about 5 mins from the new shop :D
Forum: W211 AMG
07-25-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,143
Posted By 3BNick

Does anyone else suspect that this "Behe" place...

Does anyone else suspect that this "Behe" place will just do an EC/other vendors dyno remote tune? Especially since they want him to just leave the car there for a whole day and just marking it up...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-09-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 797
Posted By 3BNick

If your car has headlight washers (button next to...

If your car has headlight washers (button next to the headlamp switch) and the triangle shaped cutouts on the bumper between the headlights (which it looks like you have), then you have xenons.
...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-09-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 797
Posted By 3BNick

Factory halogen is an H7. Factory Xenon is a D2S.

Factory halogen is an H7. Factory Xenon is a D2S.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-09-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,423
Posted By 3BNick

Pay and fix it. Or, cut your loses and part...

Pay and fix it. Or, cut your loses and part it/sell it anyways.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-29-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,737
Posted By 3BNick

Nice shoot! I have to ask, what's up with...

Nice shoot!

I have to ask, what's up with the painters tape under the hood?
Forum: W211 AMG
06-26-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,243
Posted By 3BNick

Re-check lug torque now that you have put a few...

Re-check lug torque now that you have put a few miles on them.

If you have a dealer/indy that you use, see if they will throw the car on the lift and measure run-out on the hub surface with a dial...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-26-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,317
Posted By 3BNick

As far as I know, the MB bolts are not eccentric...

As far as I know, the MB bolts are not eccentric bolts that can be rotated to manipulate alignment settings. They are just installed to move the lower arms more inboard to create more positive...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-22-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,922
Posted By 3BNick

Good sale. Perhaps the next sale idea could be an...

Good sale. Perhaps the next sale idea could be an 'a la carte' sale. Since people seem to already have one or more of these items already you could do a pick 2 or 3 items off a list/tuning combo for...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-14-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By 3BNick

Yup. You can turn them off with DAS. Or, if DAS...

Yup. You can turn them off with DAS. Or, if DAS isn't available, has anyone just tried putting a small resistor inline with the wiring to trick the computer the bulbs are present and working?
Forum: W211 AMG
06-13-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,470
Posted By 3BNick

Agreed. Have them double check wiring. Perhaps...

Agreed. Have them double check wiring. Perhaps one of the CAN lines has a bad connection.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-13-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,520
Posted By 3BNick

Layaway plan?? :rolf: I kid. Lets see if...

Layaway plan?? :rolf:

I kid. Lets see if work was kind to me this week and i can dig up some extra cash. Killer deal!
Forum: W211 AMG
06-07-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,405
Posted By 3BNick

You need cooling mods STAT if you don't have them...

You need cooling mods STAT if you don't have them already. Many great threads to get you started here.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-07-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,970
Posted By 3BNick

Agreed. The C63 mufflers are absolutely perfect.

Agreed. The C63 mufflers are absolutely perfect.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-26-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,160
Posted By 3BNick

Look up threads from a member here named...

Look up threads from a member here named 'Denroll'. He appears to be our champion when it comes to economy while having neck snapping power all at the same time in the 55 platform. I think he has...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-19-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,903
Posted By 3BNick

Post a for sale ad on a 350z forum? Someone over...

Post a for sale ad on a 350z forum? Someone over there I'm sure would like to go fast. :D
Forum: W211 AMG
05-16-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,291
Posted By 3BNick

The Programa ELM allows for up to 2" of drop from...

The Programa ELM allows for up to 2" of drop from stock height. It won't lay the car out but it gets low enough for most. If needed, you can also run lowering links and an ELM if you desire going...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-15-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,723
Posted By 3BNick

I haven't tried them on the E yet, but i have had...

I haven't tried them on the E yet, but i have had them on other cars and I found they lasted reasonably long.

Traction was good, but I found them to give very little warning when they break...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-15-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,336
Posted By 3BNick

Whoa! She must be a screamer with those open...

Whoa! She must be a screamer with those open dumps. Can't wait to see some times from this beast.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-14-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 148,212
Posted By 3BNick

55fanatic, That's just down right cruel and...

55fanatic, That's just down right cruel and sinister. I love it! :D
Forum: W211 AMG
05-13-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,903
Posted By 3BNick

QP's are fun rides. We have an 05 with the F1...

QP's are fun rides. We have an 05 with the F1 gear box and I built a custom axle back exhaust and the sound is unreal. I haven't driven one of the newer ones with the duo select gear box yet.

To...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-13-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,291
Posted By 3BNick

I have the Programa V2 and love it. Has worked...

I have the Programa V2 and love it. Has worked flawlessly for me for the last almost two years.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-06-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,761
Posted By 3BNick

I had fun watching you build this thing on the...

I had fun watching you build this thing on the Houston group page. I really dig the green calipers. I was planning on going Lambo giallo midas on my brakes.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-02-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,399
Posted By 3BNick

OE rotors cost that much. Why not just drive to...

OE rotors cost that much. Why not just drive to MB and get them?
Forum: W211 AMG
04-30-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,464
Posted By 3BNick

It could always be worse. We could be BMW or...

It could always be worse. We could be BMW or Audi douches.
Forum: W211 AMG
04-27-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,844
Posted By 3BNick

Not a huge fan of those collectors. I'm sure...

Not a huge fan of those collectors. I'm sure there will be all kinds of leaks there. But for the price, that's bang up for LTs on these cars. Someone be the guinea pig!
Forum: W211 AMG
04-24-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,257
Posted By 3BNick

There is a company in Dallas that specializes in...

There is a company in Dallas that specializes in recovering and building some really nice steering wheels to your spec for a pretty good price. Dallas custom steering wheel. Might as well upgrade...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-23-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,421
Posted By 3BNick

I will gladly support your hot rod build by...

I will gladly support your hot rod build by relieving you of the extra E55 parts! :D Seriously, sorry you lost the ride. I hope you get another soon and come back even faster.
Forum: W211 AMG
04-23-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 14,880
Posted By 3BNick

I had to lower my subframe when I pulled both...

I had to lower my subframe when I pulled both pans to replace my oil pump. I agree about using the mb sealant and be sure the mating surfaces are spotless and oil free for best results.
Forum: W211 AMG
04-22-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,421
Posted By 3BNick

I own an 06 that was a prior salvage and I went...

I own an 06 that was a prior salvage and I went through the system to get a rebuilt title. If needed, I can PM my info to you. I will tell you, I bought my car for real short money for an 06 with...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-20-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,355
Posted By 3BNick

Man. You could hear that blower sing in the...

Man. You could hear that blower sing in the second vid. Great kill!
Forum: W211 AMG
04-16-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,730
Posted By 3BNick

So that was you I was messing around with on...

So that was you I was messing around with on Westheimer a couple months back. I had the black lowered E55 with the dark gray wheels and badges. Your car sounded really good.
Forum: W211 AMG
04-14-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,103
Posted By 3BNick

Congrats! I'm originally from MA and have family...

Congrats! I'm originally from MA and have family out near Amherst. There are a couple of MA/NE guys on this board and I'm sure they will chime in soon. Enjoy the power! Sounds like you found a...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-14-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,941
Posted By 3BNick

I run 10mm spacers on all four wheels on my car. ...

I run 10mm spacers on all four wheels on my car. I purchased hub centric spacers with longer bolts on ebay and had to cut off the hub centering portion of it to clear on the fronts. 5,000 miles so...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-08-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,111
Posted By 3BNick

I thought about doing this but I ended up using a...

I thought about doing this but I ended up using a 50 watt LED kit in my fog lights and switched my lowbeams out for 5k xenon bulbs and they are nearly identical in color. The out put in the fogs is...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-05-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,066
Posted By 3BNick

Fabberge appears to be a division or a partner of...

Fabberge appears to be a division or a partner of IPS in Ohio who was doing the TT build on PAS2601's E55 a little while ago. Looks like they do quality work.
Forum: W211 AMG
03-30-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 789
Posted By 3BNick

I haven't tried to buy the lenses seperate and...

I haven't tried to buy the lenses seperate and I'm not sure you can. I'll inquire tomorrow.
Forum: W211 AMG
03-30-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 789
Posted By 3BNick

What you can do is use the aftermarket lenses and...

What you can do is use the aftermarket lenses and shrouds and fit them to your original housings to retain OEM function while having the facelift look. MB also sells a headlight repair kit that...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-28-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 910
Posted By 3BNick

I'm in the same boat. I want to sell my car for...

I'm in the same boat. I want to sell my car for one of three reasons. 1) start up capital 2) Put towards house 3) Buy a 911. #3 is seriously my favorite but least practical of all :D

Good luck...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-20-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,251
Posted By 3BNick

what prompted the bearing change? was there...

what prompted the bearing change? was there excessive play or scoring on the old races? Did it make the same humming noise? Are you sure the tire is not badly feathered and contributing to the...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-18-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 22,013
Posted By 3BNick

Excellent, Heissrod. Please keep us all updated....

Excellent, Heissrod. Please keep us all updated. Ive managed 8k miles on my current set of tires while the car is lowered but I know I'm running on borrowed time. I'd love to pick up a set of...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-12-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,114
Posted By 3BNick

I have 10mm hub centric spacers front and rear....

I have 10mm hub centric spacers front and rear. For the front I ground off the hub centric part that sticks up so that all I had left was a completely flat spacer and left the front hubs as they were...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-04-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,123
Posted By 3BNick

I also have the PLM on my 06. Super easy bolt on...

I also have the PLM on my 06. Super easy bolt on installation and the bulge isn't bad at all . Not even noticeable with a lower lip installed.

Since my wife was "NICE" enough to "REMOVE" my...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-03-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 19,617
Posted By 3BNick

I just received mine today. I probably won't...

I just received mine today. I probably won't have a chance to put them in until I get back in town in a couple weeks. Looks good out of the box.
Forum: W211 AMG
02-25-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,696
Posted By 3BNick

Texas Direct Auto. I know them well. If you...

Texas Direct Auto. I know them well. If you were able to stick around town there is a pretty large Houston group. We had a get together this past Saturday you could have joined in on (I wasn't...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-23-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,189
Posted By 3BNick

Sweet ride. Is it an actual mulliner or does it...

Sweet ride. Is it an actual mulliner or does it just have the wheels? I have a lot of spare parts for these If there is anything you are looking for. I even have an extra set of mulliner wheels if...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-21-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 832
Posted By 3BNick

Nice. Where In TX are you? We have a pretty big...

Nice. Where In TX are you? We have a pretty big Houston group.
Forum: W211 AMG
02-18-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 53,630
Posted By 3BNick

Cut off looks great! That is how it should have...

Cut off looks great! That is how it should have been from the get. Now to get off my ass and finish my lights.
Forum: W211 AMG
02-17-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,731
Posted By 3BNick

Great work. Its really tough to get photos of...

Great work. Its really tough to get photos of all the flaws on white.
Forum: W211 AMG
02-15-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,221
Posted By 3BNick

Wow. Shoddy body shops like this are what gives...

Wow. Shoddy body shops like this are what gives an overwhelmingly negative view over our industry. Hope your issues are resolved quickly. It most certainly does not take weeks to paint a grill nor...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-13-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,028
Posted By 3BNick

Yeah. I live in south east Texas, sooo......I...

Yeah. I live in south east Texas, sooo......I drive my car daily! :D


Seriously, I was born in Boston and spent my first 25 years in Southeastern Ma/western MA. I always rocked my cars with a...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-13-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,494
Posted By 3BNick

My 55 came from Miami to Houston. Seller told me...

My 55 came from Miami to Houston. Seller told me over the phone it was in "excellent condition, every thing works, no warning lights, no noises"....


My car came to me with a check engine light...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-12-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,821
Posted By 3BNick

Have whatever shop you chose to do the work...

Have whatever shop you chose to do the work carefully inspect the valve train. Look for abnormal wear to the camshafts and lifters.
Forum: W211 AMG
01-31-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 893
Posted By 3BNick

I do agree with you. Certain situations may...

I do agree with you. Certain situations may require these measures. To be fair, it was quick to assume as I know this board consists of mostly enthusiasts. My problem mosty lies with customers who...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-31-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,069
Posted By 3BNick

I want to like it. I really do! I'm just having...

I want to like it. I really do! I'm just having a hard time getting the idea through my head that this is a DD and not a track hero. Props for doing something most don't in this community.
Forum: W211 AMG
01-31-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 893
Posted By 3BNick

/\/\/\ This **** right here! I almost...

/\/\/\ This **** right here! I almost understand an oil analysis when you buy a car but every 5K or so is just plain OCD. Seriously, are you just going to do a full rebuild if your car has a...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-31-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 922
Posted By 3BNick

All of my door handles worked and then the...

All of my door handles worked and then the drivers door quit. I replace the driver door handle and then the two rear doors quit working. Can't win with keyless go on this car.
Forum: W211 AMG
01-28-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,037
Posted By 3BNick

Ah, glorious Texas. I'll go second in line for...

Ah, glorious Texas. I'll go second in line for the LT's where they are available.
Forum: W211 AMG
01-28-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,057
Posted By 3BNick

Favorite mods so far are just cosmetic. Painted...

Favorite mods so far are just cosmetic. Painted stock wheels and badges a dark gray metallic color and installed the ELM V2 and 10mm wheel spacers and suvneer carbon front lip and can-bus LED city...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-28-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 19,617
Posted By 3BNick

Why am I subscribed to this thread yet I have no...

Why am I subscribed to this thread yet I have no posts? MBgasket, were you operating under a different screen name and banned for non supporting vendor advertising and subsequent posts deleted? If...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-27-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,877
Posted By 3BNick

Lol at "56K no no". Does that even exist?...

Lol at "56K no no". Does that even exist? :rolf:
Forum: W211 AMG
01-22-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 53,630
Posted By 3BNick

Ok, I really need to see the cut-off and light...

Ok, I really need to see the cut-off and light out put shots of the ZKW-R lenses. I bought a set for an extra set of housings I'm doing a facelift and some paint work to but I have yet to finish...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-22-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,060
Posted By 3BNick

Never skip leg day.

Never skip leg day.
Forum: W211 AMG
01-19-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,213
Posted By 3BNick

Man, I still think harlequins are the weirdest...

Man, I still think harlequins are the weirdest **** on the roads.
Forum: W211 AMG
01-19-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,724
Posted By 3BNick

So if he disconects the remote and uses it by...

So if he disconects the remote and uses it by only adjusting the pots in the module it should still work? A pain in the ass but glad to hear the whole unit isn't toast.
Forum: W211 AMG
01-18-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,724
Posted By 3BNick

Wow. I haven't seen that yet. Mine has been...

Wow. I haven't seen that yet. Mine has been performing flawlessly for over a year now.
Forum: W211 AMG
01-18-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,866
Posted By 3BNick

Is it done yet!?!?

Is it done yet!?!?
Forum: W211 AMG
01-12-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 947
Posted By 3BNick

That's just the fronts. I have maybe 10k more...

That's just the fronts. I have maybe 10k more miles before rears are due. Fronts were replaced over 3k miles ago paired with new O.E. rotors and for the price, this is the best daily driver brake pad...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-12-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 947
Posted By 3BNick

Wagner thermo quiet mx1231. Silent and dustless.

Wagner thermo quiet mx1231. Silent and dustless.
Forum: W211 AMG
01-12-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 21,869
Posted By 3BNick

Ummmm....what MAF?

Ummmm....what MAF?
Forum: W211 AMG
01-11-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,580
Posted By 3BNick

Turn on the defroster in your car in lower temps...

Turn on the defroster in your car in lower temps to run the A/C compressor.
Forum: W211 AMG
01-07-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,271
Posted By 3BNick

Your 212 estate is absolute perfection! ...

Your 212 estate is absolute perfection! Extremely well executed! :bow::bow:
Forum: W211 AMG
01-07-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 898
Posted By 3BNick

So the case you cited was an appeal for when the...

So the case you cited was an appeal for when the vehicle operator was pulled over after leaving a known drug house and initially cited for no front plate or improper mounting of plate which was in...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-07-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,623
Posted By 3BNick

If some of you guys coming to town for this need...

If some of you guys coming to town for this need some pointers on some non car related night life or day time ventures, I'm sure some of us locals can help out. Get an MBworld meet and greet going.
Forum: W211 AMG
01-07-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,623
Posted By 3BNick

I live close enough to the main highway through...

I live close enough to the main highway through Houston that I can hear the cars screaming down it on their late night trips to "Mexico". Unreal.
Forum: W211 AMG
01-03-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 13,547
Posted By 3BNick

I just refinished my stock wheels in this color. ...

I just refinished my stock wheels in this color. I'll ask my paint guy today what code he used. I think it looks great on an all black car.
...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-02-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,126
Posted By 3BNick

I have the PLM. Like everyone has already said,...

I have the PLM. Like everyone has already said, it fits great and does the job.
Forum: W211 AMG
01-01-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 458
Posted By 3BNick

You should remove the rear calipers and rotors...

You should remove the rear calipers and rotors and inspect the linings and hardware for the parking brake shoes. Also make sure the cable is attached to the brake actuator in the brake shoe...
Forum: W211 AMG
12-31-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,829
Posted By 3BNick

This is my logic. Mine has started to seep a...

This is my logic. Mine has started to seep a little and i figure I'd put it off until I can get my hands on that stall. One of those "while i'm in there" mods.
Forum: W211 AMG
12-29-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,257
Posted By 3BNick

Yup. Accumulator is not part of the SBC warranty...

Yup. Accumulator is not part of the SBC warranty yet a new one come with the new pump anyways. Go figure. Regardless, if I get around to replacing my failing accumulator your friend can have it for...
Forum: W211 AMG
12-27-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,021
Posted By 3BNick

Before you do this, go test drive a base level...

Before you do this, go test drive a base level e350 and decide if that ride quality is something you actually want and decide If the soft handling is something you want to try and control a car of...
Forum: W211 AMG
12-27-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,310
Posted By 3BNick

/\/\ This. I don't let anyone other than...

/\/\

This. I don't let anyone other than myself handle my wheels and tires. Most tire shops can't ballance for ****. Let alone carefully mount and dismount tires without damaging something.
Forum: W211 AMG
12-26-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 14,456
Posted By 3BNick

Well done. If you haven't sealed them up yet...

Well done. If you haven't sealed them up yet (just based off not seeing the lenses on your retrofitted housings) I would suggest dumping those stock Fresnel projector lenses for clear ones. The...
Forum: W211 AMG
12-24-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 832
Posted By 3BNick

Do yourself a favor and make sure its the bulb....

Do yourself a favor and make sure its the bulb. Move the bulb or ignitor to the other side to trouble shoot the problem. It could be the ignitor or ballast. This is assuming you have factory...
Forum: W211 AMG
12-18-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 906
Posted By 3BNick

I wonder if your problem is you spun the bushing...

I wonder if your problem is you spun the bushing the torque converter rides in where it meets the fluid pump in the trans. The leak could have been coming from the bell housing and blowing back onto...
Forum: W211 AMG
12-13-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,221
Posted By 3BNick

Hope you didn't get too banged up. You should be...

Hope you didn't get too banged up. You should be able to get that fixed right up. Thats a pretty easy hit in my book and a competent shop should be able to get that thing right back to is former...
Forum: W211 AMG
12-13-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,276
Posted By 3BNick

Oh man. I used to kill it at Golden Tee! I'm...

Oh man. I used to kill it at Golden Tee! I'm leaning towards throwing that money towards something you and your employees can use. Sponsor in office tournaments during off time/lunch or even as a...
Forum: W211 AMG
12-13-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,020
Posted By 3BNick

I hate to say it, but I hope the guy that went...

I hate to say it, but I hope the guy that went flying died quickly. I can't imagine he survived that one.
Forum: W211 AMG
12-07-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 22,013
Posted By 3BNick

This. I would love to have -1.1* camber in the...

This. I would love to have -1.1* camber in the rear. You should be pretty satisfied with how much longer your tires will last.
Forum: W211 AMG
12-03-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,281
Posted By 3BNick

Damn that is fresh.

Damn that is fresh.
Forum: W211 AMG
11-25-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 987
Posted By 3BNick

If the headlight is only damaged by means of...

If the headlight is only damaged by means of broken mounting tabs, MB actually sells a tab repair kit that all you need to do is trim off the remainder of the broken tab and use the provided screws...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-24-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,104
Posted By 3BNick

As I plan on upgrading wheels soon I slapped on a...

As I plan on upgrading wheels soon I slapped on a set of Nangkang noble ns-20 and they are performing surprisingly well for a tire that ran me around $420 for a set.
Forum: W211 AMG
11-20-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 647
Posted By 3BNick

Yo I drive HARD rocking out to some old school T....

Yo I drive HARD rocking out to some old school T. Jones! Better watch out...that music just makes you want to go all Ken Block in this car.
Forum: W211 AMG
11-19-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,784
Posted By 3BNick

Damn I need to tint my windshield. Car looks...

Damn I need to tint my windshield. Car looks great! GLWS!
Forum: W211 AMG
11-18-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,495
Posted By 3BNick

The replacement is covered for ten years of...

The replacement is covered for ten years of vehicle age. Still wise to remind members that this is covered by the dealer and to not pay out of pocket at another shop if the unit becomes faulty.
Forum: W211 AMG
11-16-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,664
Posted By 3BNick

Welcome! You will enjoy this car. Maybe not as...

Welcome! You will enjoy this car. Maybe not as much as your 911 or the noble! My shop has an 05 M400 #128 that we are just finishing up reconstructing. Can't wait to thrash on that thing!
Forum: W211 AMG
11-14-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,752
Posted By 3BNick

Out of curiosity, how did you come across or need...

Out of curiosity, how did you come across or need so many of these headers? Are you a dealer or wholesaler?
Forum: W211 AMG
11-12-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,425
Posted By 3BNick

I was in the middle of doing a lens swap on a...

I was in the middle of doing a lens swap on a spare set of housings I picked up but I haven't had the time to put much effort into them. The problem does reside in the projector lens. Its a fresnel...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-08-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 796
Posted By 3BNick

Yeah man. They are everywhere. I live in the...

Yeah man. They are everywhere. I live in the Westchase area and work on the southwest side. I must pass a good dozen of them on my way to and back from work.
Forum: W211 AMG
11-08-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 796
Posted By 3BNick

We have it here in Houston. The station will...

We have it here in Houston. The station will require you to use a rechargeable card in order to get the cash price.
Forum: W211 AMG
11-07-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 832
Posted By 3BNick

Your wheel is on the wrong side. Other than...

Your wheel is on the wrong side. Other than that, the car looks nice! :D
Forum: W211 AMG
11-06-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 670
Posted By 3BNick

Glad you got it sorted! This is what a proper...

Glad you got it sorted! This is what a proper online community is all about.
Forum: W211 AMG
11-02-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 852
Posted By 3BNick

How dare you post that mustang filth on this...

How dare you post that mustang filth on this site!


;)
Forum: W211 AMG
11-01-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,207
Posted By 3BNick

Lol! I used to be a member of those boards when...

Lol! I used to be a member of those boards when I had my 06 SS.

Personally, I think you are better off with something that is just on or off at your control. Not something that comes on just...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-29-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 22,013
Posted By 3BNick

Excellent write up! What shop did your...

Excellent write up! What shop did your alignment? Its always nice to know of a competent alignment shop in Houston.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-28-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,644
Posted By 3BNick

Welcome aboard. Good to see more of H-town...

Welcome aboard. Good to see more of H-town representing. Seen you on the FB group too.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-25-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 8,630
Posted By 3BNick

No other codes stored? What do your fuel trims...

No other codes stored? What do your fuel trims look like? Could be fried cats so def try that. Have anyone that can measure wave forms and trigger signals? May want to check to see If you have a...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-22-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 805
Posted By 3BNick

I'd like to know the beef with the PLM exchanger...

I'd like to know the beef with the PLM exchanger too. I love mine. It does exactly what it's designed to do, fits great, has mounts for the oil cooler, and was a pretty sweet deal ($400 shipped...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-19-2013, 11:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,296
Posted By 3BNick

Isn't there also a center console in the cls rear...

Isn't there also a center console in the cls rear seats the E doesn't have?
Forum: W211 AMG
10-17-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 444
Posted By 3BNick

Yes, testing at the expansion tank is acceptable....

Yes, testing at the expansion tank is acceptable. As long as the car was running while you were conducting the test you are fine. The next step is a pressure test for sure. There are also UV dyes...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-13-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 55,440
Posted By 3BNick

It is Totally do-able in car. The front subframe...

It is Totally do-able in car. The front subframe will need to be lowered or removed so proper engine supports are crucial. I wish I thought of replacing at the very least the spring when I had my...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-13-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 498
Posted By 3BNick

I could be mistaken, but they sound like they are...

I could be mistaken, but they sound like they are c class fitment. The offset is too low and the wheels will sit far inside the wheel openings. It may look odd. Spacers could fix it but I'd rather...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-10-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,053
Posted By 3BNick

Keep this is mind, We plasti-dipped our shop's...

Keep this is mind, We plasti-dipped our shop's white porsche 996 with red and we found that when we removed it the red had stained into the clear coat and now we are stuck with a blotchy pink 911. I...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-08-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,529
Posted By 3BNick

Posting the actual SRS trouble code will get you...

Posting the actual SRS trouble code will get you farther here. Also, the passenger seat has an occupancy sensor that has a very specific process of calibrating the weight sensors and should be...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-06-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,733
Posted By 3BNick

I haven't. I just did my front brakes and went...

I haven't. I just did my front brakes and went with OEM rotors at $130 each and a set of Wagner thermoquiet pads (MX1231) for $65 with sensor. I haven't seen any reviews of those pads but I did take...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-06-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 975
Posted By 3BNick

According to my local dealer parts rep, AMG...

According to my local dealer parts rep, AMG stands for All Money Gone. That being said, if you are savy and have a good tool set you will save a but load doing it yourself. Also if you are patient,...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-05-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 16,516
Posted By 3BNick

the E looks mean as hell and the X5 is the tits! ...

the E looks mean as hell and the X5 is the tits! Great choice on wheels.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-04-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,373
Posted By 3BNick

Buying the euro package is worth it if you work...

Buying the euro package is worth it if you work in the repair industry and you are using it frequently. If you only have this machine for yourself or as a hobbyist, you will find out it's a little...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-03-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,422
Posted By 3BNick

Damn government shut downs ;)

Damn government shut downs ;)
Forum: W211 AMG
10-03-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,422
Posted By 3BNick

Houston is closed that week. Sorry.

Houston is closed that week. Sorry.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-03-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,373
Posted By 3BNick

I have a snap on Verdict and even with its decent...

I have a snap on Verdict and even with its decent coverage I still need to go to OEM tools for programing and replacement of control units. I haven't compared it to star yet as I don't own one, but...
Forum: W211 AMG
09-28-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,135
Posted By 3BNick

I sure as hell hope you don't pay half of that...

I sure as hell hope you don't pay half of that for install of motor mounts. Any competent indy shop can do them all in a little over an hour. I'd say 300 for labor would be what you should expect.
Forum: W211 AMG
09-28-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,813
Posted By 3BNick

The front/upstream O2s are for fuel trim...

The front/upstream O2s are for fuel trim monitoring. The rear/downstream O2s are for cat monitoring. You never want to do anything to prevent the front sensors from getting a true reading.
Forum: W211 AMG
09-24-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 635
Posted By 3BNick

Damn nice E90! Hope you get that sorted soon. ...

Damn nice E90! Hope you get that sorted soon. Also, clean wagon you have there.
Forum: W211 AMG
09-24-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,248
Posted By 3BNick

It has had prior paint work but I was happy to...

It has had prior paint work but I was happy to see all original frame and body on the car. Previous florida salvage now a texas rebuilt. Body work was decent but the paint needed a good wet sand and...
Forum: W211 AMG
09-24-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,248
Posted By 3BNick

I did! I ended up getting it through Manheim. ...

I did! I ended up getting it through Manheim. From what I saw, that car was traded in to a land rover dealer in Jacksonville FL and then ended up at Copart. A small used dealer in Davie, FL had it...
Forum: W211 AMG
09-23-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,923
Posted By 3BNick

Agreed! What was the lead time to get that done?...

Agreed! What was the lead time to get that done? I'll yank my wheel off today and send it out if that cost only $400. How does the thicker padding feel and how is the leather quality overall?
Forum: W211 AMG
09-23-2013, 03:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,032
Posted By 3BNick

I have the programa V2 on my E and I love it. ...

I have the programa V2 on my E and I love it. The comfort/sport 1-2 buttons still work as well as the raise car button. Keep an eye out in the classifieds for used ones. I snagged mine for $400.
Forum: W211 AMG
09-21-2013, 10:47 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,248
Posted By 3BNick

Most recent. ...

Most recent.

https://mbworld.org/forums/members/3bnick-257981-albums-my-ride-8627-picture-20130910-184624-39255.jpg
Forum: W211 AMG
09-20-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 638
Posted By 3BNick

I say if it survives, its a keeper.

I say if it survives, its a keeper.
Forum: W211 AMG
09-17-2013, 11:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,442
Posted By 3BNick

"Oh, I see that thing actually made it home on...

"Oh, I see that thing actually made it home on it's own today" :D
Forum: W211 AMG
09-15-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 860
Posted By 3BNick

I say measure up a set of 'regular' 55k boxes and...

I say measure up a set of 'regular' 55k boxes and inlets and ask someone in the SL forums to do the same. Let compare notes.
Forum: W211 AMG
09-15-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,936
Posted By 3BNick

Lol what a waste. I bet If the guy in the right...

Lol what a waste. I bet If the guy in the right lane wrecked we would talk half as much **** about the woman driver. Just saying. No matter what, rain racing iw what reinforces darwinism. Natural...
Forum: W211 AMG
09-15-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 647
Posted By 3BNick

BUMP! I have a ton of friends going to this...

BUMP! I have a ton of friends going to this today. There better be some pics posted up here. Wish I was there.
Forum: W211 AMG
09-15-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,726
Posted By 3BNick

Congrats on the sale and new ride. I don't...

Congrats on the sale and new ride. I don't suppose shipping those pads to TX 77498 would be a huge pain in the ***, would it?
Forum: W211 AMG
09-10-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,179
Posted By 3BNick

Man. This converter and a quaife would be a...

Man. This converter and a quaife would be a killer combo.
Forum: W211 AMG
09-10-2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 797
Posted By 3BNick

Welcome. You can improve you holeshots by not...

Welcome. You can improve you holeshots by not "mashing" the gas. Modulate throttle and get a good feel for the car. It's definitely not like a stick car where you can control wheel spin with the...
Forum: W211 AMG
09-09-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 716
Views: 178,903
Posted By 3BNick

No problem, man! You get equal credit on the...

No problem, man! You get equal credit on the install as well. I need to get this bumper for myself soon.
Forum: W211 AMG
09-06-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,614
Posted By 3BNick

I have my secondaries and resonator removed with...

I have my secondaries and resonator removed with an X pipe in place. The sound is a little more noticeable but not throaty. There is also no check engine light for me. You may want to consider...
Forum: W211 AMG
09-03-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,174
Posted By 3BNick

Great looking ride. GLWS.

Great looking ride. GLWS.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-27-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 657
Posted By 3BNick

Nice macgyver job there. Glad you made it home...

Nice macgyver job there. Glad you made it home without having to have the car hooked. Get yourself a new hose and call it a day. Welcome to the AMG club by the way. Or as my local mercedes parts guy...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-27-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,960
Posted By 3BNick

Get all the mods you want for the car. Have them...

Get all the mods you want for the car. Have them installed and the car tuned. Then learn how to control your right foot. The throttle is not a light switch.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-25-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 614
Posted By 3BNick

A D2S bulb is a D2S bulb as far as fitment goes....

A D2S bulb is a D2S bulb as far as fitment goes. You can order any as long as it says D2S. Try an 8000k color temperature bulb.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-25-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,515
Posted By 3BNick

I would have loved to pick mine up and drive home...

I would have loved to pick mine up and drive home but fr $600 shipped from Miami to Houston was a deal I couldn't pass up.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-25-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,515
Posted By 3BNick

So funny. I was just looking at your for sale...

So funny. I was just looking at your for sale thread for the 190E. Welcome.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-24-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 735
Posted By 3BNick

A quick and cheap way to see if the musty smell...

A quick and cheap way to see if the musty smell goes away is to change your cabin air filter.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-19-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Posted By 3BNick

Nice. I was following the rally progress on FB...

Nice. I was following the rally progress on FB all weekend. Wish I was still living in MA. I would have joined in a heartbeat.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-15-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 863
Posted By 3BNick

Congrats. Picked up a heat exchanger from...

Congrats.

Picked up a heat exchanger from Eurocharged? You wouldn't happen to be in Houston, would you? We have a pretty big group here and a few of the members get together often.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-15-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 998
Posted By 3BNick

This. I never have to worry about my pump...

This. I never have to worry about my pump switching on again.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-14-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 527
Posted By 3BNick

Sounds like a bad clock spring and they are...

Sounds like a bad clock spring and they are trying to hose you on having to buy a new airbag. Get a second opinion.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-10-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,814
Posted By 3BNick

Subaru Legacy GT. A little bigger and doesn't...

Subaru Legacy GT. A little bigger and doesn't scream boy racer like an evo or wrx. Can be fun with simple mods. Get a mid 2000's and save some money over a 2 year old bimmer.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-07-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,991
Posted By 3BNick

If you think that's bad, when I was living in...

If you think that's bad, when I was living in Massachusetts, you had to pay a yearly tax on each vehicle registered to whatever town you resided in. A vehicle would be taxed $25 on every $1000 that...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-01-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,743
Posted By 3BNick

Damn good gains for under $1k!

Damn good gains for under $1k!
Forum: W211 AMG
07-31-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 12,396
Posted By 3BNick

+1 for a group buy on Kmac!

+1 for a group buy on Kmac!
Forum: W211 AMG
07-29-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 647
Posted By 3BNick

I wish I still lived on cape sometimes. That...

I wish I still lived on cape sometimes. That show is always an amazing time.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-29-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 630
Posted By 3BNick

I'm sure the renntech V3 is nice, but a comapny...

I'm sure the renntech V3 is nice, but a comapny called programa made their V2 elm and you can find one new with the remote for around 800. Or if you are patient, you can find them used. I bought my...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-27-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 630
Posted By 3BNick

Just so you know, the car will not lay out...

Just so you know, the car will not lay out completely with the V3. It will go low but I'm not sure it will go any lower than the 2" all the way around that the version 2 ELM will go. I have the V2...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-27-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,524
Posted By 3BNick

Man I need to get a pulley and tune. Two more...

Man I need to get a pulley and tune. Two more months of using all my money for my wedding and then its on like donkey kong!
Forum: W211 AMG
07-23-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,942
Posted By 3BNick

Painted always looks better than rust. As far as...

Painted always looks better than rust. As far as the noise, It's probably the tires scrubbing when you hit the brakes. That's a whole lot of car those rubbers are in charge of stopping.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-23-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,942
Posted By 3BNick

They may weigh the same, but I'm still going to...

They may weigh the same, but I'm still going to blame the manufacturing of the rotors in your case. For sure those rotors can not be made to the same exact specifications as the OEM otherwise you...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-22-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,347
Posted By 3BNick

If there was a bad head gasket you would be able...

If there was a bad head gasket you would be able to remove the coolant reservoir cap while the vehicle is running and look for bubbles coming up into the reservoir. If that is the case it is...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-22-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,090
Posted By 3BNick

I'd totally take that thing off his hands for...

I'd totally take that thing off his hands for $0.00. Fill the crack and paint it and you can turn that into a sweet ass AMG style garden hose reel for you house! :D
Forum: W211 AMG
07-21-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 598
Posted By 3BNick

Do you have the correct size tires on the car? ...

Do you have the correct size tires on the car? Does the little orange triangle light up when you get near those speeds?
Forum: W211 AMG
07-17-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 755
Posted By 3BNick

If only I had more time! I'm In houston so I...

If only I had more time! I'm In houston so I would be able to come to you to gain actual hands on experience with your products to pass down to customers. If you were looking for something more part...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-13-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,510
Posted By 3BNick

Not yet. Got a link?

Not yet. Got a link?
Forum: W211 AMG
07-13-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,510
Posted By 3BNick

Damn! Figures this happens on the night I'm...

Damn! Figures this happens on the night I'm heading to Orlando. Should we make this a monthly deal?
Forum: W211 AMG
07-07-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,904
Posted By 3BNick

Agreed. Get that thing wrecked to your prefered...

Agreed. Get that thing wrecked to your prefered indy or dealer for proper diag. and repair.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-05-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,101
Posted By 3BNick

Worth repeating. Perhaps the tuning for the...

Worth repeating. Perhaps the tuning for the clutch defeat will transfer clutch duty to the bpv. But that won't stop the blower from pumping heat or am I off base? :nix:
Forum: W211 AMG
07-04-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,101
Posted By 3BNick

It wouldn't, I imagine. Just be sure your cooling...

It wouldn't, I imagine. Just be sure your cooling system is in good order (I.e. split cooling with h/e, tank, KC, or any iteration of those things) and get a data logger or monitor like an...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-29-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,881
Posted By 3BNick

Holy crap! Is this the lowest mileage w211 out...

Holy crap! Is this the lowest mileage w211 out there? GLWS.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-27-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,801
Posted By 3BNick

Good call on using flex pipes.

Good call on using flex pipes.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-27-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,134
Posted By 3BNick

Jealousy totally beats out cost :D

Jealousy totally beats out cost :D
Forum: W211 AMG
06-27-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,134
Posted By 3BNick

Dude, I'm 6'4" and i have to bend down on every...

Dude, I'm 6'4" and i have to bend down on every lift I have come accross at every shop I've been with. I think you would too. To the OP, Awesome home lift! I'm looking for a portable mid-rise...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-24-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 755
Views: 68,356
Posted By 3BNick

those new wheels are going to look mean as F***!!

those new wheels are going to look mean as F***!!
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