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Forum: W211 AMG
05-17-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 857
Posted By Jake528

I agree with tw2 just make sure it meets...

I agree with tw2 just make sure it meets specifications per MB. Looks like a quality product but Iíve never heard of them either. Maybe they do private label for some other brands or something?
Forum: W211 AMG
05-15-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 938
Posted By Jake528

Youíre probably going down a rabbit hole with a...

Youíre probably going down a rabbit hole with a noisy M113k. Theyíre known to have pretty noisy valvetrains and Iím not sure anyone could pin point anything. Just enjoy it unless itís something...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-03-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By Jake528

Nice. Works well with the facelift front clip, I...

Nice. Works well with the facelift front clip, I think it would be a little off without. Rounded corners with sharp wheels, ya know?
Forum: W211 AMG
05-03-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By Jake528

This can be done with 0 parts whereas straight...

This can be done with 0 parts whereas straight pipe muffler delete would require some y-pipe for the tips. Not really any more difficult, just wanted to do something for fun without any expense.
Forum: W211 AMG
04-29-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By Jake528

Correct, cut the u bend and 2 pipes out so itís...

Correct, cut the u bend and 2 pipes out so itís straight through. Welded it back up. No drone. Lower rpmsís Just above idle itís noticeably deeper but otherwise sounds the same inside the car.
Forum: W211 AMG
04-29-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By Jake528

Gutted Muffler stock exhaust system video

Just wanted to update in my exhaust. Stock car, stock exhaust just gutted all fiberglass and piping. I like it!

https://youtu.be/_8SL7Ha_bA0
Forum: W211 AMG
04-27-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 997
Posted By Jake528

i agree! So update, I gutted the mufflers taking...

i agree! So update, I gutted the mufflers taking all the packaging out and cutting through every pipe and I think it sounds fantastic. Throatier and more exhaust noise than engine noise haha....
Forum: W211 AMG
04-26-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 997
Posted By Jake528

63 cars have always sounded better, though. 55k...

63 cars have always sounded better, though. 55k cars are insanely muffled imo, I was just curious how big of a difference it would be. I guess a lot of guys keep stock mufflers but delete secondary...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-25-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 997
Posted By Jake528

Do NOT remove from the resonator back as a cheap mod...

So Iíve been toying with the idea of some exhaust mods just for fun and so I unclamped the resonators back and figured I would see how loud it was. WAY louder than I expected, and not in a good way....
Forum: W211 AMG
04-19-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 825
Posted By Jake528

I agree, I got the greenís to have lifetime...

I agree, I got the greenís to have lifetime filters. I read about them and thought it was pretty cool they have a lot of racing history and partnerships. They were $47 a piece.

I always went K&N...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-19-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 825
Posted By Jake528

I think it depends on the area and roads but I...

I think it depends on the area and roads but I have had mine for a few hundred miles and loving them so far. Werenít very oily like K&Nís. I swear I hear the slightest whine from the supercharger now...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-18-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 703
Posted By Jake528

I absolutely agree.

I absolutely agree.
Forum: W211 AMG
04-18-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 703
Posted By Jake528

Like many other members here I bought the same...

Like many other members here I bought the same combo from FCPEuro and have had no issues in about 9k miles. The pads still look like they have full thickness and I donít get as much break dust. No...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-17-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 828
Posted By Jake528

I havenít done plugs yet but Iíve removed the...

I havenít done plugs yet but Iíve removed the wires to do gaskets a couple times. People mention a boot tool for them but Iíve had no problems just using an open- ended wrench, I believe 11/16 to...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-17-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By Jake528

I had a sinking feeling about that. Whelp, I...

I had a sinking feeling about that. Whelp, I guess Iíll be ordering the arms if thatís the case.
Forum: W211 AMG
04-16-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By Jake528

Thanks for the input thus far, guys. I am...

Thanks for the input thus far, guys. I am considering buying each bushing and control arm separately and pressing them all to save some dough. Iím thinking it probably wonít be worth it but we will...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-15-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By Jake528

Front-end Woes

Hey everyone wanted to run something by y’all. Im currently at 78k miles and recently experiencing an increasingly vague feel in steering, and have a loud clunk at low speeds when close to full lock,...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-09-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 577
Posted By Jake528

Itís not necessarily about gains when both...

Itís not necessarily about gains when both filters are clean, itís about how much more power they can maintain over time as they collect dirt. Plus itís a benefit to be able to clean them and not buy...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-03-2019, 11:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 419
Posted By Jake528

I havenít heard of the limp mode issue, but as...

I havenít heard of the limp mode issue, but as you may have read when seeing dyno mode mentioned, the traction control is not fully detestable with the ESP switch. You have to go into dyno mode, and...
Forum: Marketplace
04-03-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 957
Posted By Jake528

Hope one of the interested parties pulls the...

Hope one of the interested parties pulls the trigger!

What did you end up choosing as a replacement??
Forum: W211 AMG
03-26-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,275
Posted By Jake528

I bought my 2005 in October with 69k miles for a...

I bought my 2005 in October with 69k miles for a hair under $20k. It wasnít perfect but was darn close, just needing front brakes, which I easily did for ~$400. E63 parts are great but probably donít...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-21-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By Jake528

Thank you! Looking forward to it.

Thank you! Looking forward to it.
Forum: W211 AMG
03-21-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By Jake528

Absolutely! You showed me around yours back in...

Absolutely! You showed me around yours back in September/October last year before I picked mine up. I have refrained from reaching out for too much but I know youíre the guru, especially here! Would...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-21-2019, 02:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By Jake528

Dude nice if you did it without removing! I used...

Dude nice if you did it without removing! I used a mirror and flashlight and couldnít even see the line when I tried with the surge tanks in place. It made it way easier. I was debating taking the...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-20-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By Jake528

Forgot the pic! Here it is. ...

Forgot the pic! Here it is.
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/79bfaf55_86b4_4f12_9bca_7cd73fa47ccd_0afd985aed3f72c9084a1b2bb41c4524cb4df666.jpeg
Forum: W211 AMG
03-20-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By Jake528

Supercharger Vacuum Line Pic

Hey guys, I recently did valve cover gaskets and like many others got a CEL and high idle for a vacuum leak. I went through some threads and they all pointed to the same line, but I felt like the...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-19-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,651
Posted By Jake528

I definitely get what everyone is saying but we...

I definitely get what everyone is saying but we also have to recognize that it makes them so much money to ďdiluteĒ the brand and offer performance versions of everything for those people in the...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-04-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 510
Posted By Jake528

I saw I have a couple zip ties still in tact but...

I saw I have a couple zip ties still in tact but wasnít sure it was all that helpful based on the placement of them. Will do! Thanks for the advice fellas.
Forum: W211 AMG
03-03-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 510
Posted By Jake528

i thought about an adehisive - but then if I need...

i thought about an adehisive - but then if I need to take them off for any reason it makes it tricky. And Iíll be doing the coil packs and plugs in the next year probably.
Forum: W211 AMG
03-02-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 510
Posted By Jake528

Ignition coil clips?

So when I bought my E and first started working on it I noticed most of the clips that connect the wiring to the ignition coils were broken but never had any issues. Today while driving I put my foot...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-27-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 724
Posted By Jake528

So I picked up my E from the shop last week and...

So I picked up my E from the shop last week and the tech told me he reset the TCU and itís made a huge difference in gear changes while in comfort. Specifically, I never felt any engine braking when...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-25-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 2,291
Views: 269,422
Posted By Jake528

Not true with a 55 car, still an AMG, wheels are...

Not true with a 55 car, still an AMG, wheels are a bit of a poser move but it depends.
Forum: W211 AMG
02-25-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2,291
Views: 269,422
Posted By Jake528

It might not have any AMG badging but what looks...

It might not have any AMG badging but what looks to be a C63 rear bumper and mufflers? Iíd say thatís a poser.
Forum: W211 AMG
02-24-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 338
Posted By Jake528

Cool, thanks for the response! Genuine it is.

Cool, thanks for the response! Genuine it is.
Forum: W211 AMG
02-24-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 338
Posted By Jake528

Brand Valve Cover Gaskets?

Prior to purchasing my 2005 in October of last year at 69k miles, I had the shop who performed a PPI do valve cover gaskets as part of the deal. Iím now at 76k and notice a substantial leak coming...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-24-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By Jake528

I bought mine on Amazon and have found the car...

I bought mine on Amazon and have found the car takes a ton of time to get all the oil down into the pan. My measurements show fullest after an hour or more of sitting.

The dipstick does have a...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-21-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,497
Posted By Jake528

...I looked at the previous comment about the...

...I looked at the previous comment about the correct Dayco pulley. Itís so easy to jump into it without double
checking! Stupid me.
Forum: W211 AMG
02-21-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,497
Posted By Jake528

So Iím having a hell of a time with this. Iíve...

So Iím having a hell of a time with this. Iíve had to sand basically the entire flange off to have any spacing between the two pulleys. Iím positive the bearing is seated, the circlip is secured in...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-21-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2,291
Views: 269,422
Posted By Jake528

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/49420ada_689b_4467_bd07_af23533ded41_874b8bf84a3675452a8b3d4b1ee219bbbf7c946e.jpeg
This is interesting...
02-21-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 41,422
Posted By Jake528

...sorry this was supposed to be on the poser...

...sorry this was supposed to be on the poser thread for an AMG forum. My bad
02-21-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 41,422
Posted By Jake528

This is egregious! ...

This is egregious!
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/ecbd3242_d160_4903_84c1_d54ded4d79c1_aa43b6bcc7d42f9ee293252e85cfaa830e5b7416.jpeg
Forum: Marketplace
02-16-2019, 12:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By Jake528

Clearly spam??

Clearly spam??
Forum: W211 AMG
02-13-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 738
Posted By Jake528

You must be fun at parties.

You must be fun at parties.
Forum: Marketplace
02-13-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,050
Posted By Jake528

Anything still available? Looking for the center...

Anything still available? Looking for the center console sliding cover - the wood piece.
Forum: Marketplace
02-12-2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,219
Posted By Jake528

From $900 to trash? Why not consider a price drop...

From $900 to trash? Why not consider a price drop first?
Forum: W211 AMG
02-12-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 738
Posted By Jake528

2 very important things: 1) ESP is not fully...

2 very important things: 1) ESP is not fully detestable with the button in the car, you have to go into dyno mode as you referenced.
2) These cars do not have LSDís so even if you are in dyno mode...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-11-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 752
Posted By Jake528

Thanks, I appreciate it. I was debating doing it...

Thanks, I appreciate it. I was debating doing it myself and I know I could, but my wife and I are expecting soon and pretty busy so it just doesnít make a whole lot of sense for me to spend a couple...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-11-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 752
Posted By Jake528

I have an 05 E55, I didnít change my sig because...

I have an 05 E55, I didnít change my sig because Iím mainly on mobile and never noticed. I made a thread looking into some insight on a topic that isnít well documented like a lot of others and was...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-11-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 752
Posted By Jake528

Dealer wants $250 in labor, plus $580 for the...

Dealer wants $250 in labor, plus $580 for the pulley. For that kind of labor I think itís probably worth it to let them handle it. Waiting to hear back from an independent shop as well but doubt they...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-09-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 752
Posted By Jake528

Why are you always trolling threads? Lol

Why are you always trolling threads? Lol
Forum: W211 AMG
02-09-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 752
Posted By Jake528

Pretty sure my Dad and I could handle it but I am...

Pretty sure my Dad and I could handle it but I am currently waiting on a quote to hear how much they want to rail me for it.
Forum: W211 AMG
02-09-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 752
Posted By Jake528

Any ideas on sourcing an OEM that isnít expensive...

Any ideas on sourcing an OEM that isnít expensive or should I take the opportunity to go with a different size?
Forum: W211 AMG
02-08-2019, 11:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 752
Posted By Jake528

Oh, itís a substantial amount of wobble. You can...

Oh, itís a substantial amount of wobble. You can see it from any angle. It goes away at about 1k rpm though.
Forum: W211 AMG
02-08-2019, 10:44 PM
Forum: W211 AMG
02-08-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 752
Posted By Jake528

Crank Pulley wobble after removing/reinstalling idler pulley

Hey everyone,

I just finished replacing my alternator this evening and was happy to be successful. In order to get it out and in I removed the supercharger idler pulley for access.

However - I...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-07-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,751
Posted By Jake528

Never mind, I just removed them. Way easier.

Never mind, I just removed them. Way easier.
Forum: W211 AMG
02-07-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,751
Posted By Jake528

How the hell did you guys get past the pulleys? I...

How the hell did you guys get past the pulleys? I got through everything so far but thereís just no way this thing is coming out with the idlers in the way.
Forum: W211 AMG
02-05-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,216
Posted By Jake528

Yeah I donít have much as it is but I canít...

Yeah I donít have much as it is but I canít imagine having 2 sizes less. Itís got Toto Proxes all seasons on there so maybe a summer tire will show improvement. Iím in south/central TX so no reason I...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-05-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,216
Posted By Jake528

I bought the car totally stock. Havenít had any...

I bought the car totally stock. Havenít had any rubbing or issues at all. ...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-05-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,216
Posted By Jake528

Iím out in Texas and we have some pretty terrible...

Iím out in Texas and we have some pretty terrible roads. Iíve got what I assume are stock wheels with 255/40/18 and 285/35/18ís and they have taken the abuse pretty well so far. Iíve had the car out...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-23-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By Jake528

Thought the bulb worked but I am getting the...

Thought the bulb worked but I am getting the issue again! Any ideas?
Forum: W211 AMG
01-19-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 882
Posted By Jake528

It would be really helpful if you gave a...

It would be really helpful if you gave a description of what happened beyond ďthe entire gutsĒ leaking out. What were the symptoms leading up? History of the car? Maintenance? These trannys are...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-06-2019, 06:53 PM
Forum: W211 AMG
01-06-2019, 06:06 PM
Forum: W211 AMG
01-06-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By Jake528

Lots of play 9-3 on driver side front wheel. Ball joint, control arm, or both?

Been noticing a squeak over bumps in the last few weeks coming from my front driverís-side. Checked today and had a substantial amount of play (over an inch?) when grasping the tire at 9 and 3....
Forum: W211 AMG
01-02-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By Jake528

Lol. I bought it with Toyo Proxes 4Plus all...

Lol.

I bought it with Toyo Proxes 4Plus all the way around but upsized to 255/285. Lots of life left.

Traction seems fine in the dry but atrocious in the wet. However l, rating tire grip in a...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-02-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By Jake528

2 things: 1) it was a very small town, likely...

2 things:
1) it was a very small town, likely to have the officer available to show up
2) I confirmed it was a violation of cityís ordinance, nothing to do with my driving record or points.
Forum: W211 AMG
01-02-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By Jake528

Texas; Exhibition of Acceleration citation, affects on insurance?

Hey everyone, I recently visited a friend who owns a GT350R, and he took me out on some country roads near his house (Killeen, TX area). Needless to say the R is a complete monster in the corners,...
12-27-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 925
Posted By Jake528

So, any benefit to the lounge? I bought my W211...

So, any benefit to the lounge? I bought my W211 E55 about 2 months ago and it had the sticker. I’ve left it for now but I’m stuck between thinking it’s pretentious and kinda cool.
Forum: W211 AMG
12-26-2018, 12:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 489
Posted By Jake528

Haha, thatís fantastic!

Haha, thatís fantastic!
Forum: W211 AMG
12-25-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 489
Posted By Jake528

Did you get any car related Christmas gifts? Post here!

I didnít get anything specific to the E55, but I did get a dash cam and some car wash/detail product. Not very excited to take alc the trim apart for the wiring, but we will see!
Forum: W211 AMG
12-20-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 324
Posted By Jake528

Parking Style

The rear end of our cars look so much better than the front, I find myself pulling in more often lately. Anybody else?
Forum: W211 AMG
12-17-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2,291
Views: 269,422
Posted By Jake528

Haha that night be too much. Would be hilarious.

Haha that night be too much. Would be hilarious.
Forum: W211 AMG
12-17-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 2,291
Views: 269,422
Posted By Jake528

My neighbor has a last gen C300 and C250. I never...

My neighbor has a last gen C300 and C250. I never looked at them when I was driving my 5.0 but after bringing the E55 home, I notice them a bit more. Over the weekend I saw the C300 has an AMG badge...
Forum: W211 AMG
12-17-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By Jake528

Thanks for the responses. I'll do the bulb today...

Thanks for the responses. I'll do the bulb today and see if I have any other issues!
Forum: W211 AMG
12-17-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By Jake528

Weird Electrical Symptoms

So Iíve had my 2005 for almost 2 months now, and Iíve noticed every time I give the car ~50% or more throttle, coupled with my right turn signal, I get an error code for my front right blinker. My...
Forum: W211 AMG
12-14-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,903
Posted By Jake528

https://www.amazon.com/120-589-07-21-00-x/dp/B01N2...

https://www.amazon.com/120-589-07-21-00-x/dp/B01N2TGQUE/ref=mp_s_a_1_11?ie=UTF8&qid=1544836299&sr=8-11&pi=AC_SX236_SY340_QL65&keywords=mercedes+dipstick&dpPl=1&dpID=41HmXQZs-CL&ref=plSrch
Forum: W211 AMG
12-14-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,903
Posted By Jake528

Update: Purchased a cheap, $12 dipstick off...

Update: Purchased a cheap, $12 dipstick off amazon. Let the car sit for about 10minutes. Measures right around 170mm as it should, even though my menu shows 6.5 quarts.
Forum: W211 AMG
12-12-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,903
Posted By Jake528

Thanks, Iíll have to order one.

Thanks, Iíll have to order one.
Forum: W211 AMG
12-12-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,903
Posted By Jake528

I saw an old thread discussing which dipstick but...

I saw an old thread discussing which dipstick but there was a lot of misinformation. Anyone recently buy one, and where from?
Forum: W211 AMG
12-11-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,903
Posted By Jake528

Seems like a lot of contradicting statements in...

Seems like a lot of contradicting statements in this thread. Do we have a definitive answer? I didnít even know this screen existed so I checked mine this evening after sitting for a few hours, read...
Forum: W211 AMG
12-04-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By Jake528

Looking for the same thing here. Any idea how to...

Looking for the same thing here. Any idea how to get to it? Have to remove the back seat Iím guessing.
Forum: Marketplace
12-01-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By Jake528

All SL55 AMG badging? Why?

All SL55 AMG badging? Why?
Forum: Marketplace
11-17-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,692
Posted By Jake528

Beautiful car man, I remember seeing it posted on...

Beautiful car man, I remember seeing it posted on reddit! GLWS
Forum: W211 AMG
11-15-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By Jake528

Never heard of Meyle, but just went with...

Never heard of Meyle, but just went with Zimmerman rotors and Akebono pass up front from FCPEuro. Great so far, and lifetime warranty is where itís at.
Forum: W211 AMG
11-15-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By Jake528

I just put Akebonoís on last night per a lot of...

I just put Akebonoís on last night per a lot of forum members preference and some BMW owners per a quick google. So far so good. Mine is just street use as well and the brake dust on the OEM pads was...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-13-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,867
Posted By Jake528

Credit union is the answer youíre looking for...

Credit union is the answer youíre looking for here. I financed mine a month ago through my local credit union. Even though they valued it at around $13k they financed more than that. Purchase price...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-06-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,895
Posted By Jake528

As lseguy said the 2005 and 2006 were better...

As lseguy said the 2005 and 2006 were better years for reliability. Iím not sure about 2004 but I think the coolant mixing with transmission was 2003 and maybe early 2004. Also the supercharger...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-06-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,895
Posted By Jake528

Very cool! I hope it sees some track time! ...

Very cool! I hope it sees some track time!

Yep, thatís the one. Guy wasnít very easy to work with so I walked.
Forum: W211 AMG
11-06-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,895
Posted By Jake528

That vette is clean! Is it a debadged Z or a FRC...

That vette is clean! Is it a debadged Z or a FRC with z06 wheels? Either way thatís sweet man.

I just bought mine mine after looking for a few months. I used a site called auto tempest that takes...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-04-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By Jake528

Awesome thanks for the info. Will be doing that...

Awesome thanks for the info. Will be doing that next weekend!
Forum: W211 AMG
11-04-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By Jake528

Driverís side breather cover gasket?

Hey guys, been smelling oil when I stop the car and it seems to be leaking onto the exhaust manifold. I had the valve cover gaskets done prior to buying the car and saw some oil on them, which was...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-01-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By Jake528

​​​​​Thanks! Really incredibly clean, I couldnít...

​​​​​Thanks! Really incredibly clean, I couldnít believe it.

2005, 68k miles for just under $20k. Doesnít seem to have Nav or phone options and also doesnít have a pano or dynamic seats. What I...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-31-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By Jake528

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1015/d7d8253d_8348_40d9_849d_7bba40848dca_d9f529ba64b98d8b74c753191e1f2d2f9494d67e.jpeg...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-31-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By Jake528

Shoutout to Pacific Coast Benz of Costa Mesa

Used Tom and his shop to perform a PPI on my E55 a few weeks ago before flying out to pick it up. Detailed the problem points, and when I leveraged it against the dealer they took the car back to Tom...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-31-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 605
Posted By Jake528

Mine was in Costa Mesa from a dealer. There was...

Mine was in Costa Mesa from a dealer. There was another one private but we had some disagreements and I moved on.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-30-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 605
Posted By Jake528

Well, the center speaker was easy! Used a credit...

Well, the center speaker was easy! Used a credit card to pry up the front, then pulled around and removed the grill. Then used some flexible loctite stuff around the edge of the speaker housing on...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-30-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 605
Posted By Jake528

Thanks for all the input. I will be looking at it...

Thanks for all the input. I will be looking at it soon! Doesnít look too difficult to remove. I just wasnít sure on the trim removal but YouTube has plenty of videos showing it.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-30-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 605
Posted By Jake528

Thatís awesomene! Good to know. I will definitkey...

Thatís awesomene! Good to know. I will definitkey check out the glue this weekend.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-29-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 605
Posted By Jake528

Center Speaker and Rear Subwoofer Replacement

Hey everyone, I am very happy to report I finally pulled the trigger on a 2005 E55!

I flew out to Los Angeles from Texas to pick it up and drive back 1,350 miles. It was an absolute blast to...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-21-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 558
Posted By Jake528

Thanks for the info! Iím going to call the seller...

Thanks for the info! Iím going to call the seller and just ask to peek in there for me so I donít have to guess before picking it up.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-20-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 558
Posted By Jake528

awesome thanks for the info

awesome thanks for the info
Forum: W211 AMG
10-20-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 558
Posted By Jake528

Does anyone have a picture of their aux connection?

Heading to LA from Texas later next week and driving back an 05 E55 with my buddy. Needless to say Iím super excited! Getting some things together for the trip and I cannot seem to find a picture or...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-16-2018, 06:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 417
Posted By Jake528

Thanks for the info everyone. I ended up looking...

Thanks for the info everyone. I ended up looking at the Private Collection car and have that headed to Pacific Coast Benz this morning for PPI.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-15-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 417
Posted By Jake528

Awesome, thanks for the recommendation! Will see...

Awesome, thanks for the recommendation! Will see what they say.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-15-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 417
Posted By Jake528

Earlier in the thread I clarified. Costa Mesa.

Earlier in the thread I clarified. Costa Mesa.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-15-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 417
Posted By Jake528

Didnít use one, it was all on the CarFax provided...

Didnít use one, it was all on the CarFax provided by the dealer.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-15-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 417
Posted By Jake528

Actually buying private. That one looks clean but...

Actually buying private. That one looks clean but itís like a 6 or 7 owner car and was stolen and returned at some point in its life. Wasnít interested in that kind of history!
Forum: W211 AMG
10-14-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 417
Posted By Jake528

Sorry, I should have been more specific! Car is...

Sorry, I should have been more specific! Car is located in Costa Mesa area, seller says MB of Long Beach is nearest dealer.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-14-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 417
Posted By Jake528

Looking for Indie in LA area

Hey guys, I am hoping my search for an E55 is finally over! I am planning on picking one up from the LA area, but Iím in Texas! So, I am debating who to go for for a PPI. The seller is great to work...
Forum: Marketplace
10-11-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,612
Posted By Jake528

interested

Check PM
Forum: W211 AMG
10-08-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Posted By Jake528

Looking for E55 Owner in San Antonio!

Hey all, been lurking in the forums for probably 6 months now and am making the decision to buy a W211 E55 in the coming month or so.

Wife and and I are expecting our first so itís time to move...
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