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05-11-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,142
Posted By wawy

Time to step up... ...

Time to step up...
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1220/2018_mercedes_amg_e63_s_119_71052d3d209d3f8444c296ee0a77d7208bb804a5.jpg
11-29-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,668
Posted By wawy

Someone certainly liked driving their C63! Good...

Someone certainly liked driving their C63! Good for them..
11-14-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,357
Posted By wawy

Sorry to hear about that. You're going to hate...

Sorry to hear about that. You're going to hate it...
11-06-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,176
Posted By wawy

This...

This...
11-01-2018, 11:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 885
Posted By wawy

Coca Cola and aluminum foil..

Coca Cola and aluminum foil..
10-21-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,434
Posted By wawy

Beautiful car!

Beautiful car!
10-10-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,698
Posted By wawy

Had them on my C32. No problems. I liked the...

Had them on my C32. No problems. I liked the fact they lowered the front a bit more than the back without messing around with spring pads. Judging from your picture, it looks like this may be the...
09-06-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 684
Posted By wawy

Agreed!

Agreed!
08-25-2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,826
Posted By wawy

How was the hood quality and fitment? Its a...

How was the hood quality and fitment? Its a tempting alternative to paying 3,000+ for an oem one..
08-09-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,163
Posted By wawy

If they are the OEM CLK63 ones, then they should...

If they are the OEM CLK63 ones, then they should bolt up no problem. Sharp looking wheels!
07-30-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By wawy

Better luck here perhaps: ...

Better luck here perhaps: https://mbworld.org/forums/c32-amg-c55-amg-w203-48/
07-06-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,258
Posted By wawy

Yes, although certainly more common with the W211...

Yes, although certainly more common with the W211 E55, your C55 could be experiencing the same issue:...
06-30-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 528
Posted By wawy

I would definitely get the head bolts replaced. ...

I would definitely get the head bolts replaced. A lot of good information here since we share the same engine: https://mbworld.org/forums/c63-amg-w204-93/
06-13-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,690
Posted By wawy

Great car! Reliable, classic look, nice interior...

Great car! Reliable, classic look, nice interior (better quality leather than my C63) etc. Here's my old one for sale:...
03-30-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 23,712
Posted By wawy

You definitely took a leap of faith with the hood...

You definitely took a leap of faith with the hood vents! They look good! Glad everything worked out...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-30-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,956
Posted By wawy

I would encourage you to get a clear bra film...

I would encourage you to get a clear bra film like SunTek or XPEL put on the bumper, hood, headlights, a-pillars etc asap. I have approximately half of my entire car covered and its saved me from...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-27-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,956
Posted By wawy

"Wawy are you in Calgary? Your sig pic looks like...

"Wawy are you in Calgary? Your sig pic looks like the local MB Dealers pics."

I'm in Sask. I purchased the C63 (one in the picture..lol) from Mercedes-Benz Downtown in Calgary...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-27-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,956
Posted By wawy

If they would do that for you it would be great. ...

If they would do that for you it would be great. I haven't received a PM..
Forum: W211 AMG
03-26-2018, 11:22 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,956
Posted By wawy

Do you have any plans for it?

Do you have any plans for it?
Forum: W211 AMG
03-24-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,956
Posted By wawy

You sir are a lucky man! If it's the one I'm...

You sir are a lucky man! If it's the one I'm thinking of, I seriously considered dumping my C63 for it! I would strongly recommend you wait until the weather gets better before taking it out on the...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-31-2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,418
Posted By wawy

Beautiful car! The garage is not too shabby...

Beautiful car! The garage is not too shabby either!
11-04-2017, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,261
Posted By wawy

Great find!

Great find!
09-17-2017, 10:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,957
Posted By wawy

AMG grill emblem and spacers...

AMG grill emblem and spacers...
09-06-2017, 11:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,910
Posted By wawy

Definitely unique! I'm not sure it's the last...

Definitely unique! I'm not sure it's the last interesting AMG product though:

https://mbworld.org/forums/w213-amg/681551-new-video.html
06-28-2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 937
Posted By wawy

Just what I need to see before I head out to our...

Just what I need to see before I head out to our strip....
What were you running for tires and rims?
06-18-2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,385
Posted By wawy

Sounds about right.. I did the Renntech...

Sounds about right..

I did the Renntech airbox + K&Ns on mine first -- no tune. On a Mustang dyno it showed about 305 HP and 316 TQ. Eventually, I got a Eurocharged tune to go a long with...
06-18-2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,385
Posted By wawy

Nice write up and pictures! Thatís something I...

Nice write up and pictures! Thatís something I always wanted to do when I owned my C55, but I ended up delaying it until my warranty was up and just got a C63 instead. Itís probably a good idea you...
05-31-2017, 01:38 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,975
Posted By wawy

+1 for Dr Colorchip. Have used it on a few...

+1 for Dr Colorchip. Have used it on a few occasions with several different vehicles...
05-17-2017, 01:46 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,387
Posted By wawy

What’s not to like? The W204 design – especially...

What’s not to like? The W204 design – especially the C63 – seems to be a hit in most circles. The wide fenders (shame they forgot to give the rears the same treatment, but this can be remedied),...
05-17-2017, 12:45 AM
Replies: 8,565
Views: 3,420,299
Posted By wawy

604 C63 -- that's one sexy 507! The red center...

604 C63 -- that's one sexy 507! The red center caps work well with the red calipers. The black ones seem to just blend in too much IMO..
05-09-2017, 10:16 PM
05-08-2017, 12:04 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,991
Posted By wawy

..............................

..............................
05-07-2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,456
Posted By wawy

Fair enough :y I think Jim's enthusiasm for...

Fair enough :y I think Jim's enthusiasm for the W204 C63 is a welcome change to a sub-forum that was becoming stale in some ways. Some seem to be annoyed at some of the content of his posts, but...
05-07-2017, 09:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,456
Posted By wawy

I guess so..... Seriously though -- these...

I guess so.....

Seriously though -- these forums are intended for the friendly exchange of ideas and opinions. The amount of unfriendly ridicule in the w204 C63 forum is getting out of hand....
05-07-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,456
Posted By wawy

"I've just been busting your chops because you...

"I've just been busting your chops because you like to post your opinion about everything"

Yeah, it's called a forum Mr 20 something posts...
05-07-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,456
Posted By wawy

C'mon man...

C'mon man...
05-07-2017, 12:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,456
Posted By wawy

zainostore.ca or ...

zainostore.ca

or

https://www.zainostore.com/
05-06-2017, 10:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,456
Posted By wawy

Zaino Leather in a Bottle for me (smells...

Zaino Leather in a Bottle for me (smells incredible). Leatherique is very popular however..
04-14-2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,960
Posted By wawy

Welcome to the forum Jim! Nice car with great...

Welcome to the forum Jim! Nice car with great specs :y
03-31-2017, 01:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,107
Posted By wawy

Love the GT-R, but on the C63, the first thing I...

Love the GT-R, but on the C63, the first thing I would do is cut off that rear wing...
03-06-2017, 09:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,176
Posted By wawy

Do you have reason to believe your car is "down...

Do you have reason to believe your car is "down on power.." with over 110K miles? There are a lot of M156s out there with more miles than yours that seem to be doing just fine..
12-18-2016, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By wawy

Any luck?

Any luck?
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-13-2016, 08:19 PM
Replies: 1,164
Views: 380,694
Posted By wawy

Just, wow!

Just, wow!
11-30-2016, 09:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By wawy

Take a look at the metal tabs that hold the bulb...

Take a look at the metal tabs that hold the bulb in place. You may have to remove the bulb and squeeze the tabs together with some pliers so that they more firmly hold the bulb in place. I had that...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
11-30-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,826
Posted By wawy

Love the color!

Love the color!
09-02-2016, 10:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,231
Posted By wawy

I noticed the same on mine ...

I noticed the same on mine ...
08-22-2016, 12:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,731
Posted By wawy

CR Spotless

CR Spotless
08-10-2016, 11:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,886
Posted By wawy

I love our seats, but the side bolsters are - by...

I love our seats, but the side bolsters are - by their very design - prone to scratches and other wear. I would see a leather or upholstery repair place (preferably with automotive experience) and...
08-09-2016, 11:31 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,797
Posted By wawy

ďW205 C63s will walk a 507 and BS all day...

ďW205 C63s will walk a 507 and BS all day everyday.Ē Thatís a bit premature to claim that donít you think?
07-04-2016, 06:33 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 100,556
Posted By wawy

That's impressive with those tires! What's your...

That's impressive with those tires! What's your launch technique?
06-19-2016, 07:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,231
Posted By wawy

You'll regret it. Just keep it already and get...

You'll regret it. Just keep it already and get something for the winter..
06-19-2016, 07:20 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 63,301
Posted By wawy

Sorry. All gone to the new owner..

Sorry. All gone to the new owner..
06-19-2016, 12:21 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 63,301
Posted By wawy

Love the C55 too! One of the best vehicles I've...

Love the C55 too! One of the best vehicles I've owned!
06-11-2016, 11:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,312
Posted By wawy

For a more permanent solution, you might want to...

For a more permanent solution, you might want to look into getting a clearbra/paint protection film applied (IE: 3M or X-Pel). It's pretty popular around here due to the gravel and salt they use in...
06-11-2016, 11:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,279
Posted By wawy

Mine makes that noise on start-up too. I believe...

Mine makes that noise on start-up too. I believe it's normal.

For the side bolsters, I would take it to a place that specializes in leather/interior repair; they can do some amazing stuff! One...
06-02-2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,664
Posted By wawy

I assume you mean a supercharged C55?

I assume you mean a supercharged C55?
05-23-2016, 04:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,052
Posted By wawy

There's a member here from the Netherlands--...

There's a member here from the Netherlands-- swedepat -- I believe, that has a Kleemann one for sale. I think it even has a few extras..
05-17-2016, 12:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,472
Posted By wawy

Do not, I repeat, do not drive your car in the...

Do not, I repeat, do not drive your car in the winter with out getting 3m or Xpel clear bra over the entire front end, a pillars, roof and mirrors -- especially if you're in Alberta, Sask etc... I...
05-15-2016, 12:07 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,260
Posted By wawy

I see that........ just saw your "The Akrapovic...

I see that........ just saw your "The Akrapovic Evolution Exhaust Review".
05-14-2016, 09:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,260
Posted By wawy

Kriston -- thank you for taking the time to do...

Kriston -- thank you for taking the time to do this! For what itís worth, I had one on my previous C55 and did some back to back dyno testing against the stock airbox. The Renntech airbox...
04-21-2016, 02:40 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 63,301
Posted By wawy

Interesting. I bet it smells good when it gets...

Interesting. I bet it smells good when it gets on the exhaust components :)
I use Fluid Film on the under-body of my winter vehicle. So far, it's working great..
04-02-2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,353
Posted By wawy

BLKROKT -- So you didn’t even have DRs on at the...

BLKROKT -- So you didn’t even have DRs on at the time? I would think the PSS’s would have had enough slip and prevented this from happening. Do you usually use DRs? Mthis -- I would think launch...
03-29-2016, 11:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,836
Posted By wawy

You should have put a W211 E55 engine in it. ...

You should have put a W211 E55 engine in it. Then you'd be set! :y
03-21-2016, 12:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,159
Posted By wawy

So this is with the standard MCT transmission...

So this is with the standard MCT transmission without any upgrades to it?
03-12-2016, 11:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,758
Posted By wawy

I use this for drying: ...

I use this for drying:

http://en.stihl.ca/STIHL-Products/Blowers-vacuum-shredders-and-sprayer/Backpack-blowers-and-sprayer/2809-460/BR-600.aspx

...
03-09-2016, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,139
Posted By wawy

Iíll never forget when one automotive journalist...

Iíll never forget when one automotive journalist likened the M coupeís looks to ďA penis on wheelsĒ! In all seriousness though, what an improvement! How many hours went into this one?
03-03-2016, 11:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,253
Posted By wawy

Will this include the air sensors? Also, would...

Will this include the air sensors? Also, would you ship to Canada?
03-03-2016, 03:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,808
Posted By wawy

My car is stock (so far). I've been thinking the...

My car is stock (so far). I've been thinking the same thing as you, however. You could try some ROW or Renntech airboxes + tune. I did those two things on my previous car -- a C55 and it did make...
03-03-2016, 03:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,421
Posted By wawy

Congrats! Nice car!

Congrats! Nice car!
02-27-2016, 07:26 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 15,035
Posted By wawy

+1 for Eurocharged customer service! Philip and...

+1 for Eurocharged customer service! Philip and Eurocharged were great when I ran into an issue with the ECU in my C55.
02-26-2016, 12:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,957
Posted By wawy

I had mine for about 8 years and it was rock...

I had mine for about 8 years and it was rock solid reliable. The only issues I ever really had were the valve cover gaskets. I always got compliments on it wherever I went too...
02-20-2016, 07:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,235
Posted By wawy

Do you need or want back seats? What about a 911...

Do you need or want back seats? What about a 911 or Cayman S variant? 2012 and up SLK55 AMG??
From your list, I would probably go with the E63..
02-17-2016, 05:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,043
Posted By wawy

:bow:

:bow:
02-15-2016, 09:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,224
Posted By wawy

Renntech airbox and matching Eurocharged tune on...

Renntech airbox and matching Eurocharged tune on my C55. I was going to do headers also, but never got around to it...
02-13-2016, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 921
Posted By wawy

Proud to have one..

Proud to have one..
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-12-2016, 11:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,242
Posted By wawy

The NDP part is priceless :) Hopefully doesn't...

The NDP part is priceless :)
Hopefully doesn't happen though..
02-02-2016, 02:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By wawy

I would say no more than 10mm front and back..

I would say no more than 10mm front and back..
01-14-2016, 11:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,080
Posted By wawy

https://mbworld.org/forums/c32-amg-c55-amg-w203/13...

https://mbworld.org/forums/c32-amg-c55-amg-w203/135070-c55-really-worth-10k-more-than-c32-2.html :)
12-28-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,054
Posted By wawy

Yes, the mounts tend to go bad on these cars. ...

Yes, the mounts tend to go bad on these cars. Thanks for posting this..
12-10-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 912
Posted By wawy

No garage?

No garage?
12-10-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 15,197
Posted By wawy

Lookin good!

Lookin good!
11-26-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,667
Posted By wawy

I've heard of them and I think they've been...

I've heard of them and I think they've been around for quite a few years. Are they not a Renntech dealer? I think they have a dealership in Calgary also..
11-23-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 15,197
Posted By wawy

Any supercharged C55 is rare and special and I...

Any supercharged C55 is rare and special and I congratulate you! I've thought about doing this from time to time, but it always amounts to a tug a war between doing this or getting something new...
11-22-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 15,197
Posted By wawy

Are you doing your own install?

Are you doing your own install?
11-21-2015, 01:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 777
Posted By wawy

This forum contains a wealth of information and...

This forum contains a wealth of information and mostly everyone is here to help!

"What do you guys find to be the most reasonable exhaust modification for the C55? I am really after a higher level...
11-20-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 777
Posted By wawy

Oh, you can check for any wobble on the crank...

Oh, you can check for any wobble on the crank pulley when the engine is running. Also, a few owner's have had to replace their rear main seal due to some leaking (rare), but this happens to many...
11-20-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 777
Posted By wawy

CPS (Crank Position Sensor) Voltage Regulator ...

CPS (Crank Position Sensor)
Voltage Regulator

Both are known to go eventually. Not a major issue to replace. Some do it as preventative maintenance..
Overall, the C55 is pretty rock solid! ...
11-20-2015, 01:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,026
Posted By wawy

Us local AMG owners have to stick together :y

Us local AMG owners have to stick together :y
11-17-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,026
Posted By wawy

Are you by any chance in Regina?

Are you by any chance in Regina?
11-10-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 590
Posted By wawy

Sharp looking C55 you have there! I believe...

Sharp looking C55 you have there! I believe those are the CLK550 tubes? The Renntech Airbox with a tune definitely made a difference on mine! Get a Quaife lsd and you'll be set....
11-01-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 15,197
Posted By wawy

Nice! Was it difficult to get the CLK Black...

Nice! Was it difficult to get the CLK Black Series parts? I assume you needed a VIN?
10-07-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 15,197
Posted By wawy

You have some interesting (and expensive) mods. ...

You have some interesting (and expensive) mods. I would be interested in seeing some pictures of the Dtm Shifter and Gate and the Clk BS Rear Sway..
09-07-2015, 12:05 AM
Replies: 2,996
Views: 2,847,564
Posted By wawy

Those definitely look like they were made for the...

Those definitely look like they were made for the car! Good job!
08-14-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,438
Posted By wawy

Not a lot of options out there for shorty...

Not a lot of options out there for shorty headers...
08-10-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,445
Posted By wawy

Years ago a forum member had a few 3 fin ones...

Years ago a forum member had a few 3 fin ones made. I purchased one for an arm and leg and still haven't mounted it :crazy: The fitment is not 100%, but it's not bad. I believe your only option...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-04-2015, 12:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 666
Posted By wawy

It delivers in the performance department! I'm...

It delivers in the performance department! I'm not sure I'm sold on the styling though. Time will tell :nix:
04-11-2015, 12:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 998
Posted By wawy

Would you be interested in a set of 19s? ...

Would you be interested in a set of 19s?

Front: 19x8
Rear: 19x9.5


...
03-26-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 623
Posted By wawy

I've only heard of 2 C55 transmission failures...

I've only heard of 2 C55 transmission failures the entire time I've been on this forum -- one was a stock C55, and the other was a heavily modified 480whp one which made numerous trips to the...
03-19-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 723
Posted By wawy

I'm currently running Ichiba 10mm spacers front...

I'm currently running Ichiba 10mm spacers front and back with my stock OEM wheels and stock suspension. I really have no negatives to report. The car, to me, definitely looks better now. There is...
02-24-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,191
Posted By wawy

Very nice! :y

Very nice! :y
01-21-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,926
Posted By wawy

Pictures?

Pictures?
09-29-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,296
Posted By wawy

Good to know! I need to use something on my...

Good to know! I need to use something on my wife's vehicle. Now put some XPEL or 3M film over the lens to prevent it in the first place and you'll be set! :y
09-17-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 691
Posted By wawy

Thanks!

Thanks!
09-15-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 691
Posted By wawy

John, Do you have a Canadian distributor by...

John,

Do you have a Canadian distributor by any chance? I've been using the Griots deionizer and have been looking to try something different.
07-02-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,684
Posted By wawy

"13.6 is a low 1/4 mile time for a C55. What was...

"13.6 is a low 1/4 mile time for a C55. What was the MPH? Fuel level? Spare tire in or out? Backseat full of groceries? lol"

Elevation?
07-02-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 572
Posted By wawy

"Stripper Scent"? OK, I'm slightly...

"Stripper Scent"? OK, I'm slightly intrigued!
06-19-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,825
Posted By wawy

Where did you get your Renntech headers if you...

Where did you get your Renntech headers if you don't mind me asking?


As for ".... MB does not void warranties by installing Renntech parts"...........I'm not sure I would want to put this to the...
05-29-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 904
Views: 459,071
Posted By wawy

No rubbing with he Pilot SuperSport 265s? ...

No rubbing with he Pilot SuperSport 265s?
What's your front size?
04-21-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,472
Posted By wawy

I believe TruTaing -- one of the forums...

I believe TruTaing -- one of the forums moderators, has put CLS550 wheels on his W203. I would search some of his previous threads. I think it has been done, but you may have to use a different type...
04-13-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,452
Posted By wawy

Thanks for the reply. I'll do some research...

Thanks for the reply. I'll do some research...
04-12-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,452
Posted By wawy

91RS, do you know if these brakes will work with...

91RS, do you know if these brakes will work with and clear the C55 OEM 18" rims?
02-20-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,493
Posted By wawy

Nice car and nice work! What are your...

Nice car and nice work! What are your impressions of the Tesla?
12-31-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,674
Posted By wawy

I'm running stock C55 suspension and using a tire...

I'm running stock C55 suspension and using a tire that has a rounded sidewall -- Toyo Proxies T1R -- so no rubbing whatsoever..
12-31-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,075
Posted By wawy

I should add that with the Vogtlands you don't...

I should add that with the Vogtlands you don't have to mess around with spring pads either..
12-31-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,674
Posted By wawy

Nice wheels :naughty:

Nice wheels :naughty:
12-30-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,075
Posted By wawy

That’s actually my old C32 in the picture. I was...

That’s actually my old C32 in the picture. I was pleased with the Vogtlands as they provided the perfect drop and near stock feel. I especially liked how they lowered the front a tad more than the...
11-25-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 12,517
Posted By wawy

In addition to the better sound (subjective),...

In addition to the better sound (subjective), there are some before and after dynos that demonstrate HP and TQ benefits for the C55:
...
10-08-2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,288
Posted By wawy

There are many variables at play (IE: ...

There are many variables at play (IE: Temperature, humidity, elevation etc).
I ran 305 HP and 316 ft-lbs on a Mustang dyno in 4th gear. My only mods are a Renntech airbox and K&Ns...
10-06-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,223
Posted By wawy

Congratulations and welcome to the forum! For an...

Congratulations and welcome to the forum! For an ECU tune, I see a lot of owners that have had luck with Eurocharged, Kleemann and Renntech. As for a TCU tune, you might want to do some more...
10-05-2013, 11:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,351
Posted By wawy

I was specifically referring to the 0-60 time. I...

I was specifically referring to the 0-60 time. I should have been more clear. As you indicated though, there are many factors that could come into play. The M3 may have just been easier and more...
09-20-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,519
Posted By wawy

Are you planning on getting a tune to go with it?

Are you planning on getting a tune to go with it?
09-19-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,094
Posted By wawy

Beautiful! :y

Beautiful! :y
08-30-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 581
Posted By wawy

I have less than 15,000 miles on my 2006 C55. ...

I have less than 15,000 miles on my 2006 C55. Iíve never really experienced any real issues other than valve cover gaskets needing to be replaced a few times. There are definitely schools of...
07-17-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,210
Posted By wawy

Very nice wheels! :y

Very nice wheels! :y
Forum: Canada
07-16-2013, 10:40 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,348
Posted By wawy

Count me in for Regina or Calgary :) Are you...

Count me in for Regina or Calgary :)
Are you certain there is a proper dyno facility in Regina? I know of several in Saskatoon.
06-22-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,766
Posted By wawy

What style of supercharger does Renntech use for...

What style of supercharger does Renntech use for the NA 55 engines? Autorotor, Roots or something else?
06-18-2013, 01:06 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 40,644
Posted By wawy

Nice pictures. I've driven by the Vegreville egg...

Nice pictures. I've driven by the Vegreville egg and I can't help think its always going to fall off..lol
06-13-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,766
Posted By wawy

If I was to do it I would probably drive down to...

If I was to do it I would probably drive down to Kleemann USA in Colorado Springs and get it done there just for peace of mind. I would tell the wife we're going on a vacation :)
06-11-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,766
Posted By wawy

+1..... A Kleemann or Renntech Supercharger,...

+1.....

A Kleemann or Renntech Supercharger, headers and tune...
06-09-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,834
Posted By wawy

Welcome to the forum and congrats on the C55! If...

Welcome to the forum and congrats on the C55! If you are interested in doing the E55 engine swap then check out the threads from hooleyboy -- they will be of some interest to you...
06-05-2013, 02:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,989
Posted By wawy

Thanks for the pictures and description. Some of...

Thanks for the pictures and description. Some of us may have to do this in the future. Lets hope it holds up..
06-04-2013, 12:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,989
Posted By wawy

Ok you're scaring me....:) Seriously though,...

Ok you're scaring me....:)

Seriously though, it's as if the previous owner(s) ignored some of the more common problems or maintenance items specific to the C55. This is only the second C55 I've...
05-30-2013, 02:18 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 40,644
Posted By wawy

Nice black C55 :y I just love the OEM stock...

Nice black C55 :y
I just love the OEM stock rims as the design suits the car perfectly. Glad I still have mine.
05-26-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,059
Posted By wawy

Nice! Are those the Renntech shorty headers?

Nice! Are those the Renntech shorty headers?
05-26-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,237
Posted By wawy

Good choice of car! In respect to the...

Good choice of car!
In respect to the headlights, I would use a restoration product or procedure and then cover them with an XPEL, 3M etc stonegaurd film. I would also consider it for the entire...
05-25-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,323
Posted By wawy

I've had this issue a few times -- all replaced...

I've had this issue a few times -- all replaced under warranty. Appears to be fine since the last time. A somewhat common issue...
Forum: W219
04-21-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,247
Posted By wawy

You might want to consider running this by the...

You might want to consider running this by the guys in the W211 E55 forum as their engine and plumbing are essentially the same as what you have in your CLS55.....
Forum: W219
04-21-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,247
Posted By wawy

Sorry to hear about your woes……. I'm...

Sorry to hear about your woes…….

I'm wondering if your coolant loss issue may be a busted intercooler core like some of the C32s had/have. I had this issue when I owned a C32 and it turned out to...
04-21-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 702
Posted By wawy

I've come across a few C55 owners on this forum...

I've come across a few C55 owners on this forum that are running Renntech springs. From what I've read, lowering will amount to about 1 inch on the C55. I believe 91RS is running them on his C55. ...
04-06-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,280
Posted By wawy

This. Same thing with the 5.5...

This.
Same thing with the 5.5...
04-06-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,008
Posted By wawy

Intercooler pump on its way out?

Intercooler pump on its way out?
04-06-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,854
Posted By wawy

I would seriously hope it will be more than that....

I would seriously hope it will be more than that.
Heck, the regular Cadillac CTS will be getting a 420 HP V6 for 2014:
...
04-04-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 983
Posted By wawy

There is no doubt the rear sway bar helped body...

There is no doubt the rear sway bar helped body roll during very hard cornering. I could "feel" the difference. The particular brand of tires I went with has a very stiff sidewall and this helped...
04-04-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 983
Posted By wawy

When I had my C32 I never once felt it was...

When I had my C32 I never once felt it was "cornering on rails". To address this, I went with an H&R rear sway bar and Vogtland lowering springs. The thicker rear sway bar reduced understeer a bit...
04-03-2013, 06:55 PM
03-10-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,951
Posted By wawy

Some very nice AMG history there! What brand of...

Some very nice AMG history there! What brand of tires are you running on the C55?
02-05-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,290
Posted By wawy

You could try contacting AirFrcd as he may in...

You could try contacting AirFrcd as he may in fact still have them for sale. I don't remember him ever selling them.....
02-02-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 629
Posted By wawy

Where in Canada are you? Anyways, you can try...

Where in Canada are you? Anyways, you can try this thread for info:
https://mbworld.org/forums/c32-amg-c55-amg-w203/486048-parts-c55-amg.html
02-01-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,290
Posted By wawy

I know that AirFrcd used to have Recaro Pole...

I know that AirFrcd used to have Recaro Pole position seats in his C32. Definitely more side bolster. There is also a considerable weight reduction to be found with those seats..
01-25-2013, 11:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,078
Posted By wawy

I dug up the following from some old bookmarks I...

I dug up the following from some old bookmarks I had saved:


http://www.mbenznl.nl/


http://www.ecklersmbzparts.com/
...
01-22-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,231
Posted By wawy

Here is a thread from the past that you might...

Here is a thread from the past that you might find informative:
https://mbworld.org/forums/c32-amg-c55-amg-w203/135070-c55-really-worth-10k-more-than-c32.html
As well, there are a few others. I...
01-21-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,063
Posted By wawy

The C55 has proven to be fairly reliable and less...

The C55 has proven to be fairly reliable and less expensive to maintain relative to some other Mercedes. You likely won't have to worry about major repair items that have plagued some other AMG...
01-19-2013, 01:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,171
Posted By wawy

It’s very encouraging to hear how robust these...

It’s very encouraging to hear how robust these cars are proving to be. They seem to be able to handle a lot of punishement too – from road course and autocross action to the dragstip. Personally,...
12-13-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,860
Posted By wawy

You can make sure you have a full tank of fresh...

You can make sure you have a full tank of fresh Shell premium but beyond that I don't really think much is necessary as its only for 6 weeks or so. Certainly cars at the dealership sit that long. I...
12-10-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 868
Posted By wawy

:)

:)
12-06-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,828
Posted By wawy

When I removed my resonator on my C55 my throttle...

When I removed my resonator on my C55 my throttle response was not as sharp as before. Did I lose any power? I'm not sure. I do have a dyno (Mustang) of my C55 after doing this. Unfortunatly, no...
11-10-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,314
Posted By wawy

They come in 18'' also :y

They come in 18'' also :y
11-09-2012, 11:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,314
Posted By wawy

Renntech Monolites (Pictured) are very light and...

Renntech Monolites (Pictured) are very light and quite strong. 19''s weigh around 19lbs each.
10-17-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,091
Posted By wawy

How exactly do you figure that?

How exactly do you figure that?
09-21-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,848
Posted By wawy

Was the radiator by any chance made by Valeo like...

Was the radiator by any chance made by Valeo like those in the C32s?
09-04-2012, 11:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 709
Posted By wawy

I remember reading that Mercedes started...

I remember reading that Mercedes started recommending dealers use a different oil viscosity/formulation for some AMGs. This, apparently, contributes to the noise you initially hear -- until the...
07-23-2012, 01:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,425
Posted By wawy

When I had a C320 coupe I ran H&R 20mm spacers on...

When I had a C320 coupe I ran H&R 20mm spacers on the rear only (I left the front stock). So, this accounted for a total increase in rear track width of 40mm. I can't say I noticed anything overly...
07-21-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,532
Posted By wawy

Nice comparison. Are you running stock tire...

Nice comparison. Are you running stock tire sizes 225/40/18 245/35/18?
07-14-2012, 11:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,811
Posted By wawy

Has the voltage regulator ever been replaced? ...

Has the voltage regulator ever been replaced? This may be a contributing factor to your friend's problems. The voltage regulator is a minor annoyance (well, major for some if you're stranded..)...
Forum: SLK55 (R171)
07-12-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,071
Posted By wawy

:y Good review..

:y Good review..
06-28-2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,776
Posted By wawy

I've been fortunate enough not to encounter this...

I've been fortunate enough not to encounter this yet. I'm pretty sure this has happened to a few C55/W203 owners on here. Certainly not a comfortable thought knowing that this occurred without...
06-28-2012, 12:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,830
Posted By wawy

:)

:)
06-26-2012, 11:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,830
Posted By wawy

I've decided these are too hard to come by and...

I've decided these are too hard to come by and cost a fortune new so I think it's in my best interest to stick with them. My plans are to get my dealership to install these when my warranty is up. ...
06-25-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,830
Posted By wawy

Guys, thank you for your interest but I think I'm...

Guys, thank you for your interest but I think I'm going to actually keep these...
06-21-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,830
Posted By wawy

Evosport NA 5.5 Headers for sale

Iím selling my C55 Evosport headers. They will also work for the SLK55/CLK55 AMG naturally aspirated 5.5 engines. I purchased them from another C55 owner here awhile back. Iíve found a pinhole in...
06-10-2012, 04:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 825
Posted By wawy

No, not yet. Haven't had enough free time yet..

No, not yet. Haven't had enough free time yet..
06-09-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,201
Posted By wawy

I've never heard of anyone actually doing this. ...

I've never heard of anyone actually doing this. I would perhaps test it on a location that won't really matter as much just in case the detergent did do something undesirable to the leather. I...
Forum: W212 AMG
05-31-2012, 12:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,074
Posted By wawy

What? I wonder why this review wasn't front...

What? I wonder why this review wasn't front page news on BIMMERPOST.COM :rolleyes:
05-27-2012, 12:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,140
Posted By wawy

Just an FYI since you're in Scotland -- I was...

Just an FYI since you're in Scotland -- I was looking for a source for OEM CLK63 AMG rims and found a distributor/company in the UK that deals strictly with oem. They are not cheap at all but still...
05-19-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,164
Posted By wawy

On the C55 the O2s are only on the primary cats...

On the C55 the O2s are only on the primary cats...
05-14-2012, 12:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,405
Posted By wawy

Nice job! Those OEM 19''s look amazing :y

Nice job! Those OEM 19''s look amazing :y
05-13-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,674
Posted By wawy

Thanks for posting. Now I know what mine sounds...

Thanks for posting. Now I know what mine sounds like from outside the car :y
Forum: SLK55 (R171)
05-11-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,686
Posted By wawy

....and you might be correct. I would check out...

....and you might be correct. I would check out dragtimes or perhaps some of the owners that have gone the Renntech or Kleemann route with their SLKs would chime in.

Here's a good example of...
Forum: SLK55 (R171)
05-11-2012, 12:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,686
Posted By wawy

The only "bolt on" that might get you into the...

The only "bolt on" that might get you into the low 12s would be a Kleeman or Renntech blower. Look at spending around 10gs though. I like the SLK55s and would definitely consider one if I was you. ...
05-10-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 825
Posted By wawy

2006 Diamond Black C55 paint correction ideas

I have some minor swirls, scratches and holograms on my 2006 Diamond Black C55 AMG – nothing too major. I’ve decided to take care of some of these imperfections in advance of a clear bra application...
05-08-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,349
Posted By wawy

I think I would have crapped myself..

I think I would have crapped myself..
05-08-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,349
Posted By wawy

I've used Dr Colorchip on my Diamond Black C55...

I've used Dr Colorchip on my Diamond Black C55 for some very minor chips. It does improve things. My only criticism was that it doesn’t really "fill" the deeper chips. I have one chip that is causing...
04-14-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 823
Posted By wawy

Nice job :y

Nice job :y
03-31-2012, 11:24 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,647
Posted By wawy

Strange, I've always run with mine completely...

Strange, I've always run with mine completely off. Of course, mine's not supercharged though. What are you running for tires?
03-31-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,647
Posted By wawy

Congrats and good runs 91RS! Just for...

Congrats and good runs 91RS! Just for clarification - you run with the traction control on or off?
03-26-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,729
Posted By wawy

"wawy is doing springs?!" Perhaps!

"wawy is doing springs?!"

Perhaps!
03-26-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,153
Posted By wawy

Nice looking C55 for sale

Interesting and rare color. I believe this might be the same as PC Valkyrie's:
...
03-26-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,729
Posted By wawy

I've heard of the Harbor Freight style one...

I've heard of the Harbor Freight style one referred to as the "widow maker" :eek: Not sure how true that is though.. The clam style ones you posted in your link look promising however they mention...
03-26-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,729
Posted By wawy

W203 (C55) Spring Compressor recommendation

Can someone recommend a safe and effective spring compressor they've used for removal of the springs/shocks on a W203. Specifically, this is for a C55 (not sure it matters). Most of the ones I've...
03-26-2012, 12:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,203
Posted By wawy

It is dropped. Looks fine to me..

It is dropped. Looks fine to me..
03-25-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,207
Posted By wawy

Very tastefully done, nice clean lines -- I'm...

Very tastefully done, nice clean lines -- I'm developing a new appreciation for silver :y
03-25-2012, 01:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,501
Posted By wawy

So what made you go for the GTO vs getting...

So what made you go for the GTO vs getting something else like another AMG?
03-14-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,389
Posted By wawy

You can try #0000 steel wool for the exhaust tips...

You can try #0000 steel wool for the exhaust tips also.
03-12-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,348
Posted By wawy

See, this is what I don't understand -- the...

See, this is what I don't understand -- the current 5.5 NA in the SLK produces 415 HP and the current C63 produces either 451 or 481 with the performance package -- so, if they use the 5.5 in the...
03-10-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,784
Posted By wawy

I would not recommend the touch up paint from MB....

I would not recommend the touch up paint from MB. Nothing wrong with the paint itself its the means of application they provide you with -- it will make a mess and look horrible. Try a shop as they...
03-03-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 30,460
Posted By wawy

Its nice having a second vehicle to drive --...

Its nice having a second vehicle to drive -- especially in the winter :y
02-26-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,659
Posted By wawy

Agreed.... It's not something you want to rush.

Agreed....
It's not something you want to rush.
02-26-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,659
Posted By wawy

A good place to start here: ...

A good place to start here:
https://mbworld.org/forums/c-class-w203/340974-another-diy-evolved8-w203-rear-diffuser-install-pictures-10-easy-steps.html
02-19-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,563
Posted By wawy

I've used it this past year on my Diamond Black...

I've used it this past year on my Diamond Black (Looks blue in certain lighting) C55. It's ok actually -- not perfect, but definitely improved things. I had several paint chips and some rash on my...
02-16-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,244
Posted By wawy

Very good read! :y

Very good read! :y
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