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Forum: W211 AMG
09-10-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 23,263
Posted By skylinrcr01

FWIW I contacted MBUSA and they said...

FWIW I contacted MBUSA and they said reimbursement claims must go through the service manager at your local dealership. So that's going to be fun.
Forum: W211 AMG
09-07-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 23,263
Posted By skylinrcr01

Cool, maybe I can recover the cost of my...

Cool, maybe I can recover the cost of my accumulator from a year ago. :)
Forum: W211 AMG
09-07-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,653
Posted By skylinrcr01

I actually had a Bosch filter crush on me. Mann...

I actually had a Bosch filter crush on me. Mann or nothing now.
Forum: W211 AMG
09-07-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,754
Posted By skylinrcr01

Lol will do. I haven't been on here in months, so...

Lol will do. I haven't been on here in months, so I guess I just haven't had a chance to notice yet. :)
Forum: W211 AMG
09-07-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,754
Posted By skylinrcr01

Good job reading the PM him part.

Good job reading the PM him part.
Forum: W211 AMG
09-07-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,118
Posted By skylinrcr01

Only downside is you can't get to the filter this...

Only downside is you can't get to the filter this way. Mine was super gross, and definitely needed some attention.
Forum: W211 AMG
12-07-2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 841
Posted By skylinrcr01

My car did that, it's most likely incorrect...

My car did that, it's most likely incorrect tranny fluid level. Do a fluid and filter change, and refill to proper level.
Forum: W211 AMG
12-01-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 546
Posted By skylinrcr01

Steering wheel is ridiculously easy to remove. I...

Steering wheel is ridiculously easy to remove. I think some 04 and 05+ models can take the facelift wheel and bag with no issues, but since you have an 04, I think you may need to change the module...
Forum: W211 AMG
12-01-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 564
Posted By skylinrcr01

Parktronic! It's the greatest thing ever if you...

Parktronic! It's the greatest thing ever if you ever have to parallel park. You'll love it. :)
Forum: W211 AMG
11-30-2017, 06:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 18,261
Posted By skylinrcr01

Last time I broke 120 in the '55 I lost the...

Last time I broke 120 in the '55 I lost the shield that's in between the front and back engine cover things on the bottom of the car. A couple weird thumps, then silence, and after I pulled over to...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-30-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,118
Posted By skylinrcr01

It's true that they do that. I can vouch for it....

It's true that they do that. I can vouch for it. They can do it, because very few people utilize it, and they can justify marginally higher prices by offering it.
Forum: W211 AMG
11-30-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,118
Posted By skylinrcr01

FCP is kinda pricey on stuff, but consumables are...

FCP is kinda pricey on stuff, but consumables are worth getting from them because of the warranty, like control arms, ball joints, and brakes. Also depends on how long you plan on keeping the car.
Forum: W211 AMG
11-30-2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 636
Posted By skylinrcr01

Pretty much anything with a bushing is going to...

Pretty much anything with a bushing is going to wear out and need replacement, control arms, thrust arms ball joints, etc.
Forum: W211 AMG
11-30-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,560
Posted By skylinrcr01

Yep, he lost my business with that behavior. Very...

Yep, he lost my business with that behavior. Very unprofessional.
Forum: W211 AMG
11-16-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By skylinrcr01

I'd imagine it should be cured after 48 hours....

I'd imagine it should be cured after 48 hours. Better safe than sorry.
Forum: W211 AMG
11-16-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By skylinrcr01

Pretty sure the left rear bag is borked. Oh well,...

Pretty sure the left rear bag is borked. Oh well, time for new rear bags I guess.

https://i.imgur.com/oSzKunc.jpg
https://imgur.com/a/MzNDe
Forum: W211 AMG
11-16-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 743
Posted By skylinrcr01

I'm up in OC if you are ever up here. I'd be...

I'm up in OC if you are ever up here. I'd be happy to give you a ride for comparison.
Forum: W211 AMG
11-15-2017, 01:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By skylinrcr01

Hmm, I'll hook it up to STAR and see if there is...

Hmm, I'll hook it up to STAR and see if there is any weirdness then.
Forum: W211 AMG
11-15-2017, 11:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By skylinrcr01

Weird airmatic question

Hey guys and gals, I have sort of a weird issue with my airmatic. It seems like the entire rear of the car is squatting all the way down when let sit overnight, since both sides are doing it, I was...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-15-2017, 11:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,091
Posted By skylinrcr01

Try flushing the fluid and changing the filter....

Try flushing the fluid and changing the filter. Was the transmission in sport mode? Sport mode locks the torque converter. You can check the clutch plate wear in STAR if you have a system. Check the...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-07-2017, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,303
Posted By skylinrcr01

I really need to get around to doing this. I've...

I really need to get around to doing this. I've had the lenses in my garage for 6 months now. :/
11-06-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 540
Posted By skylinrcr01

Still for sale!

Still for sale!
Forum: W211 AMG
11-05-2017, 08:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 984
Posted By skylinrcr01

Where did you get your brushes from?

Where did you get your brushes from?
Forum: W211 AMG
11-05-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 448
Posted By skylinrcr01

Yep, that worked! Thanks. :)

Yep, that worked! Thanks. :)
Forum: W211 AMG
11-03-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 448
Posted By skylinrcr01

Mileage on dash showing ------

Hey guys, I just got done doing my front brakes, used start to deactivate SBC, and then I went and reactivated it, and star dropped communication for some reason and now my dash shows ------ where...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-30-2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 2
sbc
Views: 412
Posted By skylinrcr01

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=mercedes+w211+2003+with+fault...

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=mercedes+w211+2003+with+fault+on+bosch+sbc+c2514%2C+c2498%2C+c223c
Forum: W211 AMG
10-24-2017, 05:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 697
Posted By skylinrcr01

So it's rough in S mode in first gear? C...

So it's rough in S mode in first gear? C completely skips first gear, so maybe something is wrong with first on your transmission?
Forum: W211 AMG
10-24-2017, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By skylinrcr01

Sure, I got a less beat up one on eBay lol....

Sure, I got a less beat up one on eBay lol. Downside is the newer one I bought smells like cigarettes, which is super gross.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-24-2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By skylinrcr01

04 E55 Steering Wheel and Airbag

Hey all, replaced my 04's steering wheel since my old one was kinda beat up. Got it and its airbag for sale in the classifieds:
...
10-24-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 540
Posted By skylinrcr01

04 W211 E55 AMG steering wheel w/airbag and paddles

To be totally honest, this has seen better days. It's in 6/10 condition I'd say, heavy wear up top, which is why I replaced it. Asking $200 + actual shipping OBO for both the bag and the wheel....
Forum: W211 AMG
10-23-2017, 06:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,755
Posted By skylinrcr01

Does the ECU tune come with a cable? If not, how...

Does the ECU tune come with a cable? If not, how much would the cable be?
Forum: W211 AMG
10-23-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,713
Posted By skylinrcr01

I have 99K miles and consume ~2qts per 7k miles....

I have 99K miles and consume ~2qts per 7k miles. Also have a mild RMS leak.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-13-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 118,324
Posted By skylinrcr01

I'm interested in that jet II oil if you still...

I'm interested in that jet II oil if you still have it. I need to do mine. :/
Forum: W211 AMG
10-13-2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,413
Posted By skylinrcr01

Pelican, FCP, or RockAuto ...

Pelican, FCP, or RockAuto

http://www.rockauto.com/en/catalog/mercedes-benz,2004,e55+amg,5.5l+v8+supercharged,1422997,heat+&+air+conditioning,blower+motor,6916...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-04-2017, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By skylinrcr01

Well a new single Arnott strut is around $400,...

Well a new single Arnott strut is around $400, and yours is used and who knows how much life is left in it. Check ebay's sold listings on used struts, and that should give you a realistic value.
Forum: W211 AMG
09-29-2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 809
Posted By skylinrcr01

I can probably put one together for you too, C3...

I can probably put one together for you too, C3 Muxes have come down in price a lot recently.
Forum: W211 AMG
09-29-2017, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 730
Posted By skylinrcr01

Welcome! CLS (C219) floor mats should fit as...

Welcome! CLS (C219) floor mats should fit as well, and typically are cheaper than the E class ones. I got mine for $160 shipped about a year ago.
Forum: W211 AMG
09-26-2017, 01:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,464
Posted By skylinrcr01

I miss having a vert, so maybe an SL63, or a 911...

I miss having a vert, so maybe an SL63, or a 911 cab. I'd toy with the idea of getting a G wagon too, cause urban assault vehicle.
Forum: W211 AMG
09-26-2017, 11:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,230
Posted By skylinrcr01

Yeah, that should do it. I'd disconnect the...

Yeah, that should do it. I'd disconnect the battery after you deactivate SBC as well, just to be safe. Also, I found it easier to physically remove the pump out of the car and into a vice to get the...
Forum: W211 AMG
09-06-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 536
Posted By skylinrcr01

The manifolds are actually surge tanks.

The manifolds are actually surge tanks.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-31-2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By skylinrcr01

You check the cabin filters? Some W211s have 3, 2...

You check the cabin filters? Some W211s have 3, 2 in the dash, and one under the hood.
08-30-2017, 09:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,574
Posted By skylinrcr01

Did you ever get this taken care of? My mom's car...

Did you ever get this taken care of? My mom's car is doing the same thing, and they are wired in series for some reason, probably so they only use 1 sense pin. Most likely a multiplexed signal, hence...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-29-2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,052
Posted By skylinrcr01

Nothing goes over my head, my reflexes are much...

Nothing goes over my head, my reflexes are much too fast.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-28-2017, 12:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,568
Posted By skylinrcr01

Do you need 4 doors? If not, I'd take a look at...

Do you need 4 doors? If not, I'd take a look at panameras or 911s. I think as far as a next car goes, mine will be one of those two.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-25-2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,052
Posted By skylinrcr01

Oh I see what you are saying. Seems there was...

Oh I see what you are saying. Seems there was just a misunderstanding here. Yeah it's impossible to physically reverse the wear that miles will put on the car, given stresses that are put on parts. ...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-25-2017, 05:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,355
Posted By skylinrcr01

Cool, thanks for the info. I'm a strong proponent...

Cool, thanks for the info. I'm a strong proponent of DIY, so I may just make my own. You wouldn't happen to have pictures of yours before install, would you?
Forum: W211 AMG
08-25-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 499
Posted By skylinrcr01

Yep, this. My car was pulling, check out the...

Yep, this. My car was pulling, check out the control arm bushings, and one of them was completely destroyed and ripped up. Another good indicator that they need attention is a thunk when you go over...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-25-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,052
Posted By skylinrcr01

Not impossible, just a pain in the butt.

Not impossible, just a pain in the butt.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-25-2017, 11:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 766
Posted By skylinrcr01

Best wishes to all you Texas folk~ stay safe and...

Best wishes to all you Texas folk~ stay safe and dry!
Forum: W211 AMG
08-25-2017, 11:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,355
Posted By skylinrcr01

2 things, so my car jerks on S/C engagement and...

2 things, so my car jerks on S/C engagement and chirps. Is it easy to take the shims out? Also, I know you got your poly mounts from eurocharged, how much were they? I don't see them on their site,...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-23-2017, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By skylinrcr01

Squek ...

Squek

http://innoculous.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Squawking-Rubber-Chicken-300.jpg
Forum: W211 AMG
08-22-2017, 05:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,355
Posted By skylinrcr01

I vote SC engagement too. You should start be...

I vote SC engagement too. You should start be replacing the SC belt, it's cheap and easy to do, then if you still aren't happy get a belt wrap kit.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-21-2017, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 473
Posted By skylinrcr01

I have that exact shock, ordered from FCP....

I have that exact shock, ordered from FCP. Installed it myself, very happy with it. $500 is way better than $1500.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-18-2017, 03:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,536
Posted By skylinrcr01

Mahle filters are decent too. But yeah, don't...

Mahle filters are decent too. But yeah, don't stray from those 2 brands.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-17-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,536
Posted By skylinrcr01

Hmm. Well I guess I'll try it too at my next oil...

Hmm. Well I guess I'll try it too at my next oil change. Worth a shot to see if it helps the pump whine.

Thanks for getting back with us!
Forum: W211 AMG
08-16-2017, 07:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,040
Posted By skylinrcr01

Didn't notice the BWK. Good catch. :zoom:

Didn't notice the BWK. Good catch. :zoom:
Forum: W211 AMG
08-16-2017, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By skylinrcr01

I think shardul means the clips on the airbox...

I think shardul means the clips on the airbox will hold pressure down on the Y pipe and help maintain the seal.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-16-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By skylinrcr01

Mine has a broken tab too, not that big of a...

Mine has a broken tab too, not that big of a deal, as long as it still seas. :y
Forum: W211 AMG
08-15-2017, 05:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 436
Posted By skylinrcr01

Sounds like the torque converter to me.

Sounds like the torque converter to me.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-15-2017, 05:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,835
Posted By skylinrcr01

The sonax wheel cleaner works wonders at removing...

The sonax wheel cleaner works wonders at removing brake dust too, and also smells really bad. Wonder if it's similar chemically?
Forum: W211 AMG
08-15-2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,536
Posted By skylinrcr01

I'd wait for the other guy in this thread to...

I'd wait for the other guy in this thread to verify that it actually did something, otherwise I'm calling BS. I'm very skeptical about 'magic oil'. :bs:
Forum: W211 AMG
08-15-2017, 12:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 867
Posted By skylinrcr01

I would love some details on that, my steering...

I would love some details on that, my steering wheel is beat to crap.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-14-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,040
Posted By skylinrcr01

That car is way overpriced IMO. It's probably...

That car is way overpriced IMO. It's probably worth closer to 13k with that amount of miles.

Also looks like that car was owned by someone younger that probably trashed on it, given the tinted...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-14-2017, 03:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 795
Posted By skylinrcr01

Hey man, $20 is $20. :naughty:

Hey man, $20 is $20. :naughty:
Forum: W211 AMG
08-14-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 795
Posted By skylinrcr01

Same situation here. It gets close to 90% of the...

Same situation here. It gets close to 90% of the oil out, which is fine for me. Also handy for the tranny.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-11-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 631
Posted By skylinrcr01

Do you mean LED bulbs or those ghetto light bar...

Do you mean LED bulbs or those ghetto light bar things?
Forum: W211 AMG
08-11-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 795
Posted By skylinrcr01

It'll drain faster that way too since there won't...

It'll drain faster that way too since there won't be a pressure differential.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-09-2017, 05:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,624
Posted By skylinrcr01

I don't doubt it. But where are your products...

I don't doubt it. But where are your products made? I'm not saying your products are bad, in fact I've seen some in person and they look really nice.

I'm just saying that most of the time this...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-09-2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,624
Posted By skylinrcr01

I'm pretty sure gary is just reselling the same...

I'm pretty sure gary is just reselling the same stuff everyone does from the carbon shops in Taiwan. I'd find his local equivalent.
08-09-2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,512
Posted By skylinrcr01

Flushed the coolant around 6 months ago, so...

Flushed the coolant around 6 months ago, so that's done. A new reservoir is $30, so I think I'll start by replacing that. It's hard to trouble shoot since it's so intermittent, this is the 3rd or 4th...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-09-2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By skylinrcr01

Not sure where you got that my belt was 6 mo old,...

Not sure where you got that my belt was 6 mo old, it looked original. I have all factory pulleys, btw. Except for the one I rebuilt, it has a dayco composite pulley behind the OEM metal one. The old...
08-08-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,512
Posted By skylinrcr01

Coolant level warning

Hi all, my mom has an 2009 E350, and the coolant level light :report: comes on intermittently, then goes off after a couple minutes, and the coolant level is fine. Any idea what would cause this? I'd...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-07-2017, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 556
Posted By skylinrcr01

Yeah, not worth shredded components from a pulley...

Yeah, not worth shredded components from a pulley failing. Just get a nice set with some quality bearings from someone trusted.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-07-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By skylinrcr01

New belt fixed the squeal, the old was cracked...

New belt fixed the squeal, the old was cracked and had a couple chunks missing. That said, changing that belt is not fun. Very little room to work.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-03-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 944
Posted By skylinrcr01

Probably around 25K. There was a lower mileage...

Probably around 25K. There was a lower mileage one locally for $30k, dunno if it was ever sold or not.
08-02-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 476
Posted By skylinrcr01

Wrong forum, try the R class forum.

Wrong forum, try the R class forum.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-01-2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By skylinrcr01

Yeah I think pulley alignment can cause it too.

Yeah I think pulley alignment can cause it too.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-31-2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By skylinrcr01

Belt Squeak

Hey all,

Just rebuilt my double idler pulley, now my main belt squeaks for about 25 seconds on startup, then quiets down. Any idea what could cause that? Should I replace the drive belt?

Thanks
Forum: W211 AMG
07-20-2017, 03:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,174
Posted By skylinrcr01

Areil Atom. That thing would scream with that...

Areil Atom. That thing would scream with that engine.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-16-2017, 03:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 674
Posted By skylinrcr01

Ah I see you got a cubanite example. The best...

Ah I see you got a cubanite example. The best color.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-12-2017, 12:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 954
Posted By skylinrcr01

My car had dynamic seats. They don't work...

My car had dynamic seats. They don't work anymore, so now I have seats that aren't very comfortable.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-11-2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By skylinrcr01

Fellow 04 owner here. I have a compressor and a...

Fellow 04 owner here. I have a compressor and a can of good luck. No spare.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-10-2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 30,582
Posted By skylinrcr01

There is a bleed procedure in STAR. Outside of...

There is a bleed procedure in STAR. Outside of that, you can apply voltage to a couple of the pins on the shock if they are like the fronts, which will open a solenoid and allow the air out.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-03-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,423
Posted By skylinrcr01

Those gunmetal ones looked amazing.

Those gunmetal ones looked amazing.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-29-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,289
Posted By skylinrcr01

Dat Weistec though

Dat Weistec though
Forum: W211 AMG
06-27-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,256
Posted By skylinrcr01

Pretty sure it's against policy to ask something...

Pretty sure it's against policy to ask something like that on here. Echoing others, PMing people is probably your best bet.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-26-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By skylinrcr01

You can get the lenses for around $50 on eBay.

You can get the lenses for around $50 on eBay.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-26-2017, 01:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,862
Posted By skylinrcr01

You can not bleed it like a traditional system....

You can not bleed it like a traditional system. There are valves in the SBC unit that need to be opened via STAR, then you need to hook up a pressurized bleeding system to get the new fluid in and...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-26-2017, 12:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,052
Posted By skylinrcr01

Wow, that was ridiculously helpful and detailed....

Wow, that was ridiculously helpful and detailed. I'll probably just take it to an alignment shop tomorrow, I've never aligned a car in my life. Glad to hear I didn't biff anything though.

May...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-25-2017, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,052
Posted By skylinrcr01

Alignment messed up after lower control arm replacement

Hi all, my alignment is really messed up after I replaced my front left lower control arm. It's pulling right unless I hold the steering wheel at around a 60* angle.

Is this normal or did I mess...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-23-2017, 11:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,126
Posted By skylinrcr01

Or get a hold of a local shell distributor. I got...

Or get a hold of a local shell distributor. I got quoted $60 for a case of 12 bottles.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-22-2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By skylinrcr01

HOLY, yeah no thanks haha. Maybe when I'm making...

HOLY, yeah no thanks haha. Maybe when I'm making the big bucks, even then I think I'd get a McLaren or something. :zoom:
Forum: W211 AMG
06-22-2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 728
Posted By skylinrcr01

Is that really correlated with the transmission...

Is that really correlated with the transmission somehow?
Forum: W211 AMG
06-22-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By skylinrcr01

Pretty sure he means the Mobil Jet Oil in there....

Pretty sure he means the Mobil Jet Oil in there. That is a thing. Could also mean coolant, since that has it's own pump, and technically I think it runs through the intercooler.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-22-2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,566
Posted By skylinrcr01

Yeah but for $8 I was willing to risk it. The old...

Yeah but for $8 I was willing to risk it. The old one looked pretty cooked too, and it wasn't original, since it was missing that silver AMG sticker.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-22-2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By skylinrcr01

FCPeuro, Rock Auto, or RMeuropean are my go tos....

FCPeuro, Rock Auto, or RMeuropean are my go tos. Been burned by ebay too many times to count.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-22-2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,173
Posted By skylinrcr01

I would like to emphasize that this car is SUPER...

I would like to emphasize that this car is SUPER easy to work on, provided you have the correct tools. Everything is very logically placed, and more or less accessible. It's easier to work on than my...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-22-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,566
Posted By skylinrcr01

Seems to be a little better, but the butt dyno is...

Seems to be a little better, but the butt dyno is a hard thing to trust. Replacing it with a new sensor certainly didn't hurt anything. :nix: :y
Forum: W211 AMG
06-21-2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 642
Posted By skylinrcr01

Also local, $6000.01 That's an extra picture of...

Also local, $6000.01 That's an extra picture of Lincoln, yours free.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-20-2017, 10:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,566
Posted By skylinrcr01

Seems like my car benefited from the new sensor,...

Seems like my car benefited from the new sensor, just put it in today, no TB clean. The old one was pretty cooked. ...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-19-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By skylinrcr01

And I want a Ferrari. If you want help, maybe you...

And I want a Ferrari. If you want help, maybe you could phrase your question a bit better and be more specific, not to mention you are in the wrong forum. This is for W211 E classes.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-18-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 674
Posted By skylinrcr01

I've driven both, the V8 M5, and own the E55. I...

I've driven both, the V8 M5, and own the E55. I like the looks of the M5 better, and it handles better as well, but the E55 is better built, faster, and more comfortable.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-16-2017, 06:57 PM
Forum: W211 AMG
06-16-2017, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 774
Posted By skylinrcr01

They look like they are in WHEELY good shape....

They look like they are in WHEELY good shape. I'll show myself out.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-15-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,451
Posted By skylinrcr01

HAHAHAHA Oh man that's awesome.

HAHAHAHA Oh man that's awesome.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-15-2017, 06:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,451
Posted By skylinrcr01

Agreed. It's not that unreasonable, but the...

Agreed. It's not that unreasonable, but the newpaper part is sort of funny. I think a picture with a piece of paper written with today's date and his user name would suffice.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-15-2017, 05:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,908
Posted By skylinrcr01

Weren't the only options for this car keyless go...

Weren't the only options for this car keyless go and a pano roof?
Forum: W211 AMG
06-15-2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 680
Posted By skylinrcr01

Pluetoe has a very ....interesting.... way of...

Pluetoe has a very ....interesting.... way of interacting with people. He's basically telling you that you don't need a C4, and that that model is too expensive.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-15-2017, 03:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 751
Posted By skylinrcr01

http://www.benzworld.org/forums/attachments/w211-e...

http://www.benzworld.org/forums/attachments/w211-e55-amg-e63-amg/1393985d1428631254-supercharger-drive-belt-idler-pulley-replace-20150418-sc-drive-belt-idler-pulley

Take a look at this before you...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-15-2017, 12:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,908
Posted By skylinrcr01

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Forum: W211 AMG
06-15-2017, 12:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 680
Posted By skylinrcr01

You can just use a VM image and buy a MUX to use...

You can just use a VM image and buy a MUX to use with your existing computer. Also, you only need a C3 for your car.

You will need a computer with RS232 or an adapter from usb to RS232.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-15-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,566
Posted By skylinrcr01

Well, I ordered one. I guess we'll see. For $9...

Well, I ordered one. I guess we'll see. For $9 I'm willing to roll the dice.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-15-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By skylinrcr01

Timing chain should be ok, it's not a belt so...

Timing chain should be ok, it's not a belt so they aren't really meant to be changed at the frequency of a belt.

0W-40 mercedes rated oil will work for engine oil, takes just shy of 9qts.
...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-15-2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,566
Posted By skylinrcr01

So it really was noticable? Maybe I'll do mine...

So it really was noticable? Maybe I'll do mine too.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-14-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 355
Posted By skylinrcr01

Nice portlandia reference. I think all E55s had...

Nice portlandia reference. I think all E55s had HIDs, as they were the top of the range.

If you really want to know, punch your vin into this and at the bottom is all of your options. ...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-14-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 355
Posted By skylinrcr01

Those will look really dumb IMO, but should fit. ...

Those will look really dumb IMO, but should fit.

if it was my car, I'd replace the headlight lenses, they can be had for around $50 on the bay.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-14-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 474
Posted By skylinrcr01

I don't like the 211 seats, they just aren't that...

I don't like the 211 seats, they just aren't that comfy. Also the perforated leather drives me nuts.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-14-2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 474
Posted By skylinrcr01

My main concern is the adjustment controller and...

My main concern is the adjustment controller and the weight sensor/airbag if it has one. I know rail adapters are fairly easy to fabricate, I'll have to take a look. My seat bottoms are pretty beat...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-14-2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By skylinrcr01

Will ignore, thanks.

Will ignore, thanks.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-14-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,180
Posted By skylinrcr01

Just a tune?

Just a tune?
Forum: W211 AMG
06-13-2017, 06:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 474
Posted By skylinrcr01

CLA Sport Seat retrofit

Anyone know if it's possible to retrofit a CLA seat into the W211s? I really like the way the look and feel, and my seats are a bit beat up tbh.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-09-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 798
Posted By skylinrcr01

Problem is, we have paddles, he doesn't....

Problem is, we have paddles, he doesn't. Otherwise, yeah that would work great.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-09-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 798
Posted By skylinrcr01

Yeah, my car is a bit rough too, droopy...

Yeah, my car is a bit rough too, droopy headliner, foggy headlight, , and torn up seats. Drives me nuts as well, but when you get an 85$K car for $14K, what do you expect lol.

If you don't mind...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-09-2017, 03:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 798
Posted By skylinrcr01

You can find replacement wheels on ebay every now...

You can find replacement wheels on ebay every now and again for sub $200. I'm planning on going that route if my tranny doesn't grenade on me.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-09-2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 637
Posted By skylinrcr01

No idea, maybe I have a small leak somewhere, 1/2...

No idea, maybe I have a small leak somewhere, 1/2 quart isn't a ton. Could be that connector on the side, haven't had a chance to look at it yet.

This is by far and away the scariest problem this...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-09-2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By skylinrcr01

I'm sure there is, but without seeing one torn...

I'm sure there is, but without seeing one torn apart, it's hard to determine who the LCD is made by, how it's connected, its part number, etc. I'd imagine it's just a ribbon cable and some fasteners.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-07-2017, 11:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 637
Posted By skylinrcr01

I'm really hoping that's not it, but if it is it...

I'm really hoping that's not it, but if it is it is.

Just checked the fluid, and was 1/2 a qt low, so I added some. Fluid looked otherwise clean.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-07-2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,627
Posted By skylinrcr01

Op is on vacation until the 18th, he texted me...

Op is on vacation until the 18th, he texted me back last week.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-07-2017, 01:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 475
Posted By skylinrcr01

The partout guy a few weeks ago may have one....

The partout guy a few weeks ago may have one. You're better off getting a new one though through arnott, lifetime warranty.

Couple that with FCP's lifetime warranty, and you'll never have to...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-07-2017, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1,349
Views: 750,998
Posted By skylinrcr01

They use ABC though don't they?

They use ABC though don't they?
Forum: W211 AMG
06-06-2017, 10:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 637
Posted By skylinrcr01

So the code was stored as P2500, impermissible...

So the code was stored as P2500, impermissible ratio.

Looks like the packs are ok though, which is a huge relief. 4-3 is 3 and 4 cycles, and 3-4 is 4 and 3. Which sounds confusing when written...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-06-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 637
Posted By skylinrcr01

Much appreciated. I'll run it tonight, me and my...

Much appreciated. I'll run it tonight, me and my wallet hope it's just the stupid conductor plate too, car only has 89K miles.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-06-2017, 11:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 637
Posted By skylinrcr01

Not yet, I'll scan it when I get home though. ...

Not yet, I'll scan it when I get home though.

Would that be under actual values in the transmission controller?
Forum: W211 AMG
06-06-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 637
Posted By skylinrcr01

Tranny popped out of gear

morning all,

This morning on my way to work, I had my transmission pop out of third when I went to pass someone. (In other words at hammer down, full throttle) It made a loud clunk, sounded like...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-05-2017, 04:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,504
Posted By skylinrcr01

How much did the headliner run you if you don't...

How much did the headliner run you if you don't mind me asking? Mine's a bit droopy and generally sad looking.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-03-2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,504
Posted By skylinrcr01

It's just a matter of opinion, but I think the...

It's just a matter of opinion, but I think the W211s look way better than the caddys. Also not a fan of the interior on them.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-03-2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By skylinrcr01

Looks like the LCD is going bad. Probably going...

Looks like the LCD is going bad. Probably going to need to be replaced.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-02-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,694
Posted By skylinrcr01

I used this....

I used this. https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/mercedes-automatic-transmission-fluid-service-kit-12-liters-pentosin-722-6fck2
Forum: W211 AMG
06-02-2017, 05:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 984
Posted By skylinrcr01

Well, you have more or less 3 options then, buy a...

Well, you have more or less 3 options then, buy a rebuilt SBC unit, rebuild it yourself, or reset the internal counter on it with a cheap Chinese tool and hope for the best. The last option is...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-02-2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,504
Posted By skylinrcr01

I've had my car for ~1 year. This is what I've...

I've had my car for ~1 year. This is what I've had to replace in the 20Kish miles I've put on it

- 1 Air strut ($500)
- SBC accumulator ($150)
- Air filters ($50 for all of them)
- 2 oil...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-02-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 423
Posted By skylinrcr01

If you already have a laptop, there are Vms...

If you already have a laptop, there are Vms floating around with the software on them. Then you just need a usb->RS232 converter and a gender changer. That'll save you around $200
Forum: W211 AMG
06-02-2017, 02:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,627
Posted By skylinrcr01

Anyone get a response from this guy? I haven't...

Anyone get a response from this guy? I haven't heard back from him, shot him a text yesterday morning.

Edit:NVM, he got back with me
Forum: W211 AMG
06-01-2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,875
Posted By skylinrcr01

Are you sure? I think there are variants on these...

Are you sure? I think there are variants on these trannys for different performance applications, ie: higher power cars have beefier components and will 'punch' a little more. I think they run higher...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-01-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,230
Posted By skylinrcr01

I've tried using an iCarsoft scanner. It'll give...

I've tried using an iCarsoft scanner. It'll give you pressures, but won't let you turn the system off. The one I used was the i980, however.
06-01-2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 307
Posted By skylinrcr01

What part of SoCal are you in? OC?

What part of SoCal are you in? OC?
Forum: W211 AMG
06-01-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,230
Posted By skylinrcr01

I bought my STAR system for this exact reason, to...

I bought my STAR system for this exact reason, to replace the accumulator. Anytime you work on the braking system on these cars, you need to depressurize it, and the only way to do that is with STAR....
Forum: W211 AMG
06-01-2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,526
Posted By skylinrcr01

Also, I asked the same question a while back....

Also, I asked the same question a while back. https://mbworld.org/forums/w211-amg/645203-rotella-t6-m113k.html
Forum: W211 AMG
06-01-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,526
Posted By skylinrcr01

hahaha

hahaha
Forum: W211 AMG
06-01-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,184
Posted By skylinrcr01

BiTurbo V12 > Supercharged V8. Those 65s are...

BiTurbo V12 > Supercharged V8. Those 65s are stupid fast.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-31-2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,080
Posted By skylinrcr01

I've ran T6 in my E55, didn't cause any problems,...

I've ran T6 in my E55, didn't cause any problems, but you aren't going to get results unless you preform a UOA.

Walmart and autozone stock this stuff too, probably cheaper than amazon, I remeber...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-31-2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 984
Posted By skylinrcr01

I thought the symbol was different for that, more...

I thought the symbol was different for that, more of a (O)
Forum: W211 AMG
05-31-2017, 01:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 984
Posted By skylinrcr01

You aren't really gonna know what it is until you...

You aren't really gonna know what it is until you can get a star scanner hooked up to it. Until you do, you are just gonna be throwing parts at it. If you want to try the switch, I remember it being...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-31-2017, 12:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 984
Posted By skylinrcr01

Oh yeah, jumped the gun. Scan it with STAR if you...

Oh yeah, jumped the gun. Scan it with STAR if you have access to it. Could be the switch, accumulator, or something else.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-30-2017, 11:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 984
Posted By skylinrcr01

$121 on FCP Euro or RM European has them for $87....

$121 on FCP Euro or RM European has them for $87. I paid close to $200 around a year ago, they've really come down.

http://www.rmeuropean.com/Products/0004302694-MFG14.aspx
Forum: W211 AMG
05-30-2017, 11:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 203
Posted By skylinrcr01

Degrading homelink range

My homelink range seems to be degrading to the point where I have to basically have my grille on the garage for it to work. Any ideas why this could happen? Battery maybe? It's getting progressively...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-30-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,385
Posted By skylinrcr01

This thread is 10 years old man, good luck...

This thread is 10 years old man, good luck getting an answer.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-30-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,080
Posted By skylinrcr01

I ran rotella a couple changes back, supposedly...

I ran rotella a couple changes back, supposedly it cleans crud out of the engine, but I haven't noticed a difference. I'm back on mobil 1 now because of the rebate.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-30-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,080
Posted By skylinrcr01

Read this:...

Read this: https://bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=45838
Forum: W211 AMG
05-28-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,418
Posted By skylinrcr01

Just super unmotivated it sounds like.

Just super unmotivated it sounds like.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-18-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,418
Posted By skylinrcr01

Yeah, then you should be good. I'm a CE, but I...

Yeah, then you should be good. I'm a CE, but I have a knack for working on cars too. Get yourself a STAR C3 after you find the E55 you like, you'll thank me later. They're invaluable.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-18-2017, 08:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,418
Posted By skylinrcr01

The E63 has some insanely expensive brakes. You...

The E63 has some insanely expensive brakes. You can do the '55 for around $550 in parts.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-18-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,418
Posted By skylinrcr01

Don't let the maintenance scare you off either...

Don't let the maintenance scare you off either though, if you can work on it yourself, it's not TOO bad. :zoom:
Forum: W211 AMG
05-18-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,418
Posted By skylinrcr01

I know Chris at Star motor werks does a good job,...

I know Chris at Star motor werks does a good job, he's down in costa mesa. Definitely get a PPI though, these cars can get expensive fast.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-18-2017, 02:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,627
Posted By skylinrcr01

I would like the drivers lower leather seat...

I would like the drivers lower leather seat cover/lower seat. Pm me how much you want to sell it for. Also may be interested in the steering wheel depending on it's condition and price
05-12-2017, 04:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By skylinrcr01

Accidental post.

Accidental post.
05-11-2017, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By skylinrcr01

You got the wrong sensors, they should look like...

You got the wrong sensors, they should look like a probe, not a weird connector thing.

This is the correct one....
Forum: W211 AMG
05-11-2017, 01:10 PM
Forum: W211 AMG
05-11-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 686
Posted By skylinrcr01

Oh, I know what SBC is, but I have an E55, my...

Oh, I know what SBC is, but I have an E55, my grandparents have an E320, and my mom has an E350. My car and the E320 both have SBC, and they look identical.

I thought you were implying that there...
05-11-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By skylinrcr01

Rad, glad you got it working. :)

Rad, glad you got it working. :)
Forum: W211 AMG
05-11-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 686
Posted By skylinrcr01

I know the brakes (pads, disks, calipers) are...

I know the brakes (pads, disks, calipers) are different, but the SBC is the same, isn't it?
05-10-2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By skylinrcr01

compression test, then check spark plugs, coils,...

compression test, then check spark plugs, coils, injectors, air flow, etc.
05-10-2017, 06:03 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 111,049
Posted By skylinrcr01

You should ask the W164 section, as that is a...

You should ask the W164 section, as that is a W164 not a W163.
05-10-2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 716
Posted By skylinrcr01

4matic vs non-4matic

Hey all,

I'm toying with the idea of selling my motorcycle and getting an ML350 (2006ish) for off roading and to go back and fourth to work to avoid putting miles on my E55.

My question is...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-10-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,313
Posted By skylinrcr01

Since you did the front control arms, do you know...

Since you did the front control arms, do you know the size of that giant etorx bolt holding the control arm to the frame? I've had some trouble identifying the size.

Thanks
Forum: W211 AMG
05-10-2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 686
Posted By skylinrcr01

Echoing others, enjoy it for what it is, a...

Echoing others, enjoy it for what it is, a midsize luxury car. You don't want to make it look like a total piece of garbage, which is the most common result of modding a E350.

If you really want...
05-10-2017, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 532
Posted By skylinrcr01

I had that happen on my old Audi, turned out to...

I had that happen on my old Audi, turned out to be a bad injector. I'd try that next, cheapish to replace too.
05-10-2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,222
Posted By skylinrcr01

If you can spare the $, I would just get a c3...

If you can spare the $, I would just get a c3 STAR system. You can get one for around $500. It can do a lot more in terms of diagnosis and will be a better payoff in the long run if you stay with...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-10-2017, 12:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,577
Posted By skylinrcr01

Wouldn't want stinky air going in to the engine...

Wouldn't want stinky air going in to the engine now, would we? :naughty:
Forum: W211 AMG
05-10-2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,669
Posted By skylinrcr01

Meh just dump some honda MTF in there, it'll be...

Meh just dump some honda MTF in there, it'll be fine. /S Or that peniston fluid.
Forum: W211 AMG
04-28-2017, 01:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,313
Posted By skylinrcr01

Wonder if it could be the motor mounts? Looks...

Wonder if it could be the motor mounts? Looks like it's moving around when you rock the car around.
Forum: W211 AMG
04-23-2017, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By skylinrcr01

I think I may, my Passenger rear droops...

I think I may, my Passenger rear droops overnight. Guess i need to buy a couple shocks.
Forum: W211 AMG
04-23-2017, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By skylinrcr01

That totally makes sense. Thanks for cleaing it...

That totally makes sense. Thanks for cleaing it up for me. :)
Forum: W211 AMG
04-22-2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By skylinrcr01

Arnott rear air shocks

Why are they supposed to be replaced in pairs? Do they handle air levels differently than the Bilsteins or something?
Forum: W211 AMG
04-22-2017, 05:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By skylinrcr01

Maybe your cabin filters need to be changed?

Maybe your cabin filters need to be changed?
Forum: W211 AMG
04-17-2017, 12:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,545
Posted By skylinrcr01

It's most likely your SBC pump has reached end of...

It's most likely your SBC pump has reached end of service life. Mine did that, while my SBC accumulator crapped out at the same time. If you have STAR, check the pressure readings, as well as the...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-13-2017, 11:24 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,534
Posted By skylinrcr01

nah. Just wanted to pick up some more mpg if it...

nah. Just wanted to pick up some more mpg if it was feasible. It's funny you mention a smart, I'm thinking of getting one since my commute jumped up to 82 miles a day. :)
Forum: W211 AMG
04-12-2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,534
Posted By skylinrcr01

What's considered a 'tune-up'? My car gets around...

What's considered a 'tune-up'? My car gets around 18mpg, which I think is pretty average, but always up for better mpg.
Forum: W211 AMG
03-31-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,279
Posted By skylinrcr01

e63 doesn't have SBC, which is better in all...

e63 doesn't have SBC, which is better in all honesty. Your abs pump won't go bad. :)
Forum: W211 AMG
03-30-2017, 12:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,279
Posted By skylinrcr01

Yeah, it does.

Yeah, it does.
Forum: W211 AMG
03-29-2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,279
Posted By skylinrcr01

Yep, this. It's pretty handy now that I have it.

Yep, this. It's pretty handy now that I have it.
Forum: W211 AMG
03-29-2017, 02:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,279
Posted By skylinrcr01

It's a feature that uses the SBC system to hold...

It's a feature that uses the SBC system to hold your car so you can take your foot off the brake at a light. Once you are stopped and in drive, you sort of jab the pedal, SBCH will display above your...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-27-2017, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,279
Posted By skylinrcr01

Enable SBC hold on us spec cars

Hey everyone, I made a video on how to enable SBC hold on a us spec w211. Check it out if you want.
https://www.youtube.com/VUtEmmIABaA
Forum: W211 AMG
03-09-2017, 12:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 883
Posted By skylinrcr01

I think they replace the fog lights, either that,...

I think they replace the fog lights, either that, or this guy is getting the parking light bulbs.
Forum: W211 AMG
03-08-2017, 09:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 883
Posted By skylinrcr01

Did you put 194 bulbs in your parking lights that...

Did you put 194 bulbs in your parking lights that are leds? or get one of the 'conversion' kits?
Forum: W211 AMG
02-20-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 857
Posted By skylinrcr01

Well, for reliability and gas mileage, I would go...

Well, for reliability and gas mileage, I would go the E350 route. If I didn't have a motorcycle gas would be killing me, obviously you will be lacking in the power department, but that's not that big...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-20-2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,402
Posted By skylinrcr01

Then you also get the reliability of a M BMW...

Then you also get the reliability of a M BMW though...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-19-2017, 01:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 857
Posted By skylinrcr01

Well, first of all this has been covered at...

Well, first of all this has been covered at length, do a search. Second of all, this is a high performance german luxury sedan, it's going to have issues, and they are going to be expensive. SBC is...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-18-2017, 03:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 968
Posted By skylinrcr01

I wanna see a picture of your Nardo E63, that's a...

I wanna see a picture of your Nardo E63, that's a sweet color but sounds weird on a w211. Little off topic, but yeah.
Forum: W211 AMG
02-15-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,051
Posted By skylinrcr01

All E classes of that vintage had SBC. My...

All E classes of that vintage had SBC. My grandparents 03 e320 has SBC.

As for the legitimacy of that car, it's either real, or someone went to a LOT of trouble to make it look very real.
...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-14-2017, 05:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 780
Posted By skylinrcr01

I'm interested too, if you do find something to...

I'm interested too, if you do find something to replace it. Mine is getting a bit beat up.
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