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Forum: W211 AMG
02-08-2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Posted By benzokirk

Here's what I've always used...

Here's what I've always used http://www.g2usa.com/product/G2.html
Forum: W211 AMG
02-08-2019, 11:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 474
Posted By benzokirk

What Barry and Yuille36 said, but...

I'll tell you what I've been running from day one, and I live in the Chicagoland where the Arctic temps, snow and freezing rain have plagued the area, lately: Continental Extreme Contact DWS 06.
Forum: W211 AMG
01-26-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 304
Posted By benzokirk

I recently had to replace mine for the same...

I recently had to replace mine for the same reason... the black plastic connector broke and the only way to replace it is to replace the thermostat housing, which comes with the thermostat.
Forum: W211 AMG
01-18-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By benzokirk

donít know what itís called, the dealership...

donít know what itís called, the dealership didnít know either. the hood definitely rests on it, judging by the wear marks from when they were there.

hmm...then maybe they first appeared in 2008
...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-18-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By benzokirk

yeah, that's kinda where I am on both points.

yeah, that's kinda where I am on both points.
Forum: W211 AMG
01-18-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By benzokirk

Because I'm conflicted between what I want to do...

Because I'm conflicted between what I want to do and what I'm going to do (probably nothing)... and (now) I know what YOU would do, but I never assume everyone has the same frame of mind... which,...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-17-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By benzokirk

Is It Worth Pursuing?

One of the Indie shops I use broke one of these pats off my car, while I was standing in their shop assessing my radiator. The mechanic leaned on it and easily broke it off. I'm sure because it's...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-12-2019, 03:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 891
Posted By benzokirk

Can you be a bit more descriptive, I'm not quite...

Can you be a bit more descriptive, I'm not quite following: "...it only varies with speed, not with on/off throttle". Since you must engage the throttle to experience speed variations, the statement...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-10-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 866
Posted By benzokirk

It can be fixed

[QUOTE=MTBSully;7649682]Anyone else seen anything like this? Car has a clean carfax and shows no signs of being wrecked. Is this common? Is there any adjustments I can make to tighten this gap up?
...
Forum: W211 AMG
12-03-2018, 11:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 15,254
Posted By benzokirk

I need more than gasket and bolts

Well, I figured out that I need more than a gasket and bolts, although I will obviously change those out too. I'll have to replace the entire Intake Manifold. The good story is that a forum member...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-17-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,974
Posted By benzokirk

Bump

Bumping this thread because I'm throwing the following codes:

P2187 System Too Lean at Idle Bank 1
P2189 System Too Lean at Idle Bank 2
P0171 System Too Lean Bank 1
P0174 System Too Lean Bank...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-17-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 15,254
Posted By benzokirk

Glad to see this. I'm throwing codes: P2187...

Glad to see this. I'm throwing codes:

P2187 System Too Lean at Idle Bank 1
P2189 System Too Lean at Idle Bank 2
P0171 System Too Lean Bank 1
P0174 System Too Lean Bank 2

I'm thinking about...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-08-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By benzokirk

Good write up. I can see myself doing this,...

Good write up. I can see myself doing this, although I don't have any foul smells. I like to breathe clean air. I DO remember once I picked up a catering sized order of chicken and drove for about an...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-04-2018, 12:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,350
Posted By benzokirk

mine won't qualify, for now...

@hachiroku man, I love your set up, nice height and the Nardo gray. Looking good, bro.
​​​​​​​...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-27-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By benzokirk

I would not, under any circumstances, recommend...

I would not, under any circumstances, recommend installing them. As a matter of fact, I don't ever remember seeing any one any E63, here on this forum or otherwise. Understanding that taste is...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-21-2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 832
Posted By benzokirk

That's exactly where I am. I've heard so many...

That's exactly where I am. I've heard so many stories about sluggish response and I haven't heard much about users getting Waze to work. Waze can be laggy on it's own, so I'd at least have to have it...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-17-2018, 02:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,200
Posted By benzokirk

Glad it worked out for you bro. Hope you don't...

Glad it worked out for you bro. Hope you don't end up paying too much more.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-16-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,456
Posted By benzokirk

It was always a widely accepted consensus, except...

It was always a widely accepted consensus, except by those who considered it to be fake news :rolleyes:
Forum: W211 AMG
10-16-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,456
Posted By benzokirk

facts. I was trying to stay neutral but I had to...

facts. I was trying to stay neutral but I had to co-sign that. :boink:
Forum: W211 AMG
10-16-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,456
Posted By benzokirk

:popcorn:

:popcorn:
Forum: W211 AMG
10-16-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,456
Posted By benzokirk

you guys... :rolf: this is fun, but this...

you guys... :rolf:

this is fun, but this conversation has caused more than a few flame wars on this forum. glad to see some levity on this subject :D
Forum: W211 AMG
10-16-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,456
Posted By benzokirk

agreed. I think drothgeb 's reply was a bit...

agreed. I think drothgeb 's reply was a bit tongue in cheek.
Forum: W211 AMG
10-14-2018, 11:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,200
Posted By benzokirk

3 fin diffusers are very easy to find. The...

3 fin diffusers are very easy to find. The Eurotek 4 fin will be next to impossible to find, unless you find one used. I searched everywhere for anything similar and haven't found it after looking...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-12-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,200
Posted By benzokirk

I just hope you still have the DRLs next weekend,...

I just hope you still have the DRLs next weekend, can't get 'em right now, the wife is already looking at me sideways lol :D
Forum: W211 AMG
10-11-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,200
Posted By benzokirk

Got my order in just in time, I think I got the...

Got my order in just in time, I think I got the last one!
Forum: W211 AMG
10-04-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,462
Posted By benzokirk

I'm interested in the Godhand, DM me if it's...

I'm interested in the Godhand, DM me if it's still for sale
Forum: W211 AMG
08-25-2018, 12:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 946
Posted By benzokirk

Sorry to revive an old thread, but I'm scouring...

Sorry to revive an old thread, but I'm scouring around trying to find a solution to my passenger side bulb replacement not resolving the problem, after it went dead. I'm thinking about next steps of...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-10-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,688
Posted By benzokirk

Bump! Any word on the installation? Sound clips?

Bump! Any word on the installation? Sound clips?
04-14-2018, 11:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,278
Posted By benzokirk

Need to revive this (slightly) older thread, but...

Need to revive this (slightly) older thread, but it's sort of what I need to take care of fairly quickly. I'll also post this in the AMG thread, but I figured I'd pick your brains here, particularly...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-13-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 168,891
Posted By benzokirk

Need a passenger side low beam lamp for a 2008 E63

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/aa29420f_1e90_41eb_b5b5_19f59f0c642f_3538fbb15382b198af79147028d30ca92e7ea91f.jpeg
Dealership wants $180 for this, and I canít find...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-12-2017, 12:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 309
Posted By benzokirk

Transmission jerking & now I'm locked out of "park"

This could be the same problem or two different things, based on some of the related posts and threads I've read here. About 2 weeks ago my 2008 E63 started jerking/lurching from 1st to 2nd gear, and...
Forum: W210 AMG
06-22-2017, 04:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,065
Posted By benzokirk

Beyond words, Yuille! Thanks!

Beyond words, Yuille! Thanks!
Forum: W210 AMG
06-22-2017, 04:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,065
Posted By benzokirk

Exactly, Strigoi... that too!

Exactly, Strigoi... that too!
Forum: W210 AMG
06-22-2017, 04:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,065
Posted By benzokirk

"wrong" haha! dritanv...when you're faced with...

"wrong" haha! dritanv...when you're faced with the same choices I was faced with, I hope you don't have someone question your motives to act in your best interest. I did what I did because it was...
Forum: W210 AMG
06-22-2017, 03:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,065
Posted By benzokirk

Thanks, Snooozie! I agree with Strigoi: Do it!!

Thanks, Snooozie! I agree with Strigoi: Do it!!
Forum: Parting Out
06-22-2017, 02:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,139
Posted By benzokirk

pm sent

pm sent
Forum: W211 AMG
05-08-2017, 11:08 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,670
Posted By benzokirk

Now that's always worth meeting for :cheers:

Now that's always worth meeting for :cheers:
Forum: W211 AMG
05-08-2017, 11:06 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,670
Posted By benzokirk

Hey man... before I respond to this post, let me...

Hey man... before I respond to this post, let me be the first to apologize for being an @$$ hat yesterday. No excuses, I just didn't have to respond to anything you said like that. :nix:

Now that...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-08-2017, 12:45 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,670
Posted By benzokirk

Haha! Yes, MACEDON... I believe you have a point....

Haha! Yes, MACEDON... I believe you have a point. Sheesh...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-08-2017, 12:29 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,670
Posted By benzokirk

I won't number my responses, but here it is. I...

I won't number my responses, but here it is. I can honestly believe that you represent law enforcement by the way you approached my post. It was rude and disrespectful. Claiming you own a Zr1 and...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-07-2017, 10:45 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,670
Posted By benzokirk

Look son... you're a Junior Member who has 29...

Look son... you're a Junior Member who has 29 posts, and drive a C250. You're the newb. Yes, I was born in NY and live in Chicago. If that makes me a "gansta" in your book, so be it. If I'm a newb in...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-07-2017, 10:02 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,670
Posted By benzokirk

I can't respond to this post the way I want to or...

I can't respond to this post the way I want to or I'd be banned for life. Let's just say that I'm far from being a newb, just moved up from an E55 to an E63 and the question was directly related to...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-07-2017, 09:44 PM
Replies: 1,005
Views: 258,234
Posted By benzokirk

I drove my recent purchase [2008 E63] from...

I drove my recent purchase [2008 E63] from Houston to Dallas over the weekend. Just before the second fill up I get a check engine light. The light came on about an hour after a few hard pulls and...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-07-2017, 09:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,670
Posted By benzokirk

Okay you're right, I just read it, my bad - cool...

Okay you're right, I just read it, my bad - cool thanks!
Forum: W211 AMG
05-07-2017, 09:16 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,670
Posted By benzokirk

Thanks, Yuille36, that's what I got the oil...

Thanks, Yuille36, that's what I got the oil changed to before I left Houston on Friday, and I'll continue to use 0W40 :y
Forum: W211 AMG
05-07-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,670
Posted By benzokirk

wow... I have no earthly idea why you would...

wow... I have no earthly idea why you would assume that I would ask anything at all about a Walmart brand of anything related to these cars. :slap:

I was asking about the viscosity, that being...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-04-2017, 04:56 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,670
Posted By benzokirk

Mobil1 0W40?

flying down to Houston on Friday to drive my newly purchased 2008 E63 AMG back to Chicago. On my 2000 E55 I used Mobil 1 0W 40, as recommended by several sources.

Question: is the same...
Forum: W210 AMG
04-26-2017, 12:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,065
Posted By benzokirk

Good info! I may be picking your brain on the...

Good info! I may be picking your brain on the brake options when the time comes, and I'm sure there's more info on that in the other forum too. I was thinking about the rez delete, so thanks for...
Forum: W210 AMG
04-25-2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,065
Posted By benzokirk

Indeed. Gotta consider the age, mine was a 17...

Indeed. Gotta consider the age, mine was a 17 years old, and when you get into $8,000 worth of damage, even in a minor crash, it's gonna be a total loss. The majority of the damage was the hood,...
Forum: W210 AMG
04-25-2017, 09:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,065
Posted By benzokirk

From what I've heard, they are, so I'm planning...

From what I've heard, they are, so I'm planning to do some preventative maintenance and just swap them out since there are no records to indicate it's been done.
Forum: W210 AMG
04-25-2017, 01:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,065
Posted By benzokirk

:y +1 on that, I believe I will too. From what...

:y +1 on that, I believe I will too. From what I've been told they're just as much of a blast to drive but the 63 is more refined, in terms of power.

What would you say the main differences are,...
Forum: W210 AMG
04-25-2017, 12:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,065
Posted By benzokirk

To your point, the scarcity of quality, low...

To your point, the scarcity of quality, low mileage, E55's out there pushed me in the W211 direction. To find an affordable '08 with around 53k miles on it, well maintained with copious records...
Forum: W210 AMG
04-24-2017, 11:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,065
Posted By benzokirk

Unhappy Yeah, that was always my worry too, I didn't want...

Yeah, that was always my worry too, I didn't want another car note :nix:
Forum: W210 AMG
04-24-2017, 08:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,065
Posted By benzokirk

Yeah, that's it alright. I don't have the energy...

Yeah, that's it alright. I don't have the energy to bid on it and rebuild it again. I was about to tackle the rust issues, but the entire r/r quarter panel needed to be replaced, left fender, etc. It...
Forum: W210 AMG
04-24-2017, 07:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,065
Posted By benzokirk

Yes, although the impact was quite forceful, I...

Yes, although the impact was quite forceful, I actually felt totally safe. I'll definitely do that, as soon as I pick it up and drive it back to Chicago one week from today.
...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-23-2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,981
Posted By benzokirk

Good thread

I'm particularly interested because I just picked up a 2008 E63. I'm in Chicago and plan to drive it up from Houston next week. All the questions I had have been answered in this thread. Good info!
Forum: W210 AMG
04-23-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,065
Posted By benzokirk

Farewell to the E55

In a way, I hated to see it go, loved every minute I spent weekend tinkering and tooling around town. My hour long commute was always a blast. But April 1st I was sitting at a stop light, about to...
Forum: W210 AMG
01-02-2016, 04:31 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 96,856
Posted By benzokirk

Thanks! other thread updated tonight ...

Thanks!

other thread updated tonight

https://mbworld.org/forums/w210-amg/609980-codes-after-cat-delete.html

I think I need O2 Sensors :nix:
Forum: W210 AMG
01-02-2016, 04:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,745
Posted By benzokirk

Thanks! Installed a new MAF, all codes went...

Thanks!

Installed a new MAF, all codes went away and car ran much better for about a day. The next day CEL came back, car started running rough again, and even though the MAF code went away, these...
Forum: W210 AMG
12-30-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 96,856
Posted By benzokirk

Hey Tanderso, my mods are listed in my signature,...

Hey Tanderso, my mods are listed in my signature, I think I have just about everything you have except the ECU Tune, and I have deleted my secondary cats. My problem was the MAF, it wasn't installed...
Forum: W210 AMG
12-30-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,515
Posted By benzokirk

Welcome to the thread. Please post pics.

Welcome to the thread. Please post pics.
Forum: W210 AMG
12-24-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,878
Posted By benzokirk

From my research, and BlownV8 is correct, that's...

From my research, and BlownV8 is correct, that's not out of the ballpark of what you should expect to pay to sleeve, and you'd probably STILL come out cheaper than replacing with quality pistons.
Forum: W210 AMG
12-22-2015, 01:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,745
Posted By benzokirk

Not a bad question, but the codes won't clear. At...

Not a bad question, but the codes won't clear. At this point I can't drive very far without the same symptoms resurfacing. I drive it. It misfires. I pull over and turn the car off. I restart it. It...
Forum: W210 AMG
12-21-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,745
Posted By benzokirk

Good advice, Solo wing, thanks! I'll do the...

Good advice, Solo wing, thanks! I'll do the battery disconnect tonight since I won't get around to the MAF until after the holidays, if I don't tackle it tomorrow.

I also thought about the coil...
Forum: W210 AMG
12-21-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,745
Posted By benzokirk

Codes after cat delete

Here's the scenario:

I developed a bad primary cat, and replaced both primaries with a set of Kleemann long tubes this past weekend. I drove around for a couple of months with the bad cat and, the...
Forum: W210 AMG
12-21-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By benzokirk

Actually...

a huge thanks goes out to both of you, for consistently offering sage advice :bow::y
Forum: W210 AMG
12-21-2015, 03:46 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 96,856
Posted By benzokirk

You're right, I also believe the problem...

You're right, I also believe the problem should've been foreseen. I certainly knew about the pinch point, but I think they bit off more than they could chew on the offer. Great guys, great shop, and...
Forum: W210 AMG
11-03-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 96,856
Posted By benzokirk

Thanks, Fabio! I think we underestimated the size...

Thanks, Fabio! I think we underestimated the size of the collectors. They're way too big to fit in the space, and it doesn't look the steering column will clear. :nix: I'm close to giving up on this...
Forum: W210 AMG
11-02-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 17,052
Posted By benzokirk

Glad you finished it up! I didn't have time to...

Glad you finished it up! I didn't have time to respond, but I was gonna tell you to be careful with that headlight washer, it's easy to break the clips off that hold it in place, if you're not...
Forum: W210 AMG
11-02-2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By benzokirk

I would start by asking: 1. the brand and...

I would start by asking:

1. the brand and health of your rubber
2. how does it drive on roads that are simply paved (no grooves)? and
3. is there a difference between wet and dry driving?
Forum: W210 AMG
10-19-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 96,856
Posted By benzokirk

UPDATE!!

I'm not sure this is going to work out. The sticking point is the collector on the drivers side, of course... I'll keep you guys posted on progress, but until then, here's where it stands:

...
Forum: W210 AMG
10-19-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 96,856
Posted By benzokirk

our cars are also dual pipes from the headers...

our cars are also dual pipes from the headers back, which is why I can't use it.

I contacted Vibrant and they don't make a dual in/dual out. shame too, because I like the reviews I've read about...
Forum: W210 AMG
10-14-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 96,856
Posted By benzokirk

looking at this today, and discussing it with my...

looking at this today, and discussing it with my fabricator, the only way this would work for me is to run dual mufflers. Although it would require a bit more modification on the tail end that I...
Forum: W210 AMG
10-13-2015, 12:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 515
Posted By benzokirk

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/799x462/80-amg_production_numbers_b3506ef1851ed29ae3719b5f6d673f7ef89f74a9.png




according to this handy little chart, there were none in...
Forum: W210 AMG
10-12-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 738
Posted By benzokirk

and you don't clean it between oil changes? If...

and you don't clean it between oil changes? If so, that'll make me feel better about mine... :naughty:
Forum: W210 AMG
10-12-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 353
Posted By benzokirk

as far as I remember, it was that simple for me....

as far as I remember, it was that simple for me. Let me know if it turns out to be any more than that, I like having my memory refreshed :D
10-12-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,781
Posted By benzokirk

I realize this thread is almost a year old, so I...

I realize this thread is almost a year old, so I might be reaching a bit, but: 1. would you still happen to have the Brabus muffler? 2. If so, would it fit W210 E55 AMG exhaust system?
Forum: W210 AMG
10-12-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 96,856
Posted By benzokirk

wow, that would be awesome if you do- lemme kno!!...

wow, that would be awesome if you do- lemme kno!! :naughty::p::D:y
Forum: W210 AMG
10-12-2015, 02:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,955
Posted By benzokirk

Still looks very clean and I love the new wheels!...

Still looks very clean and I love the new wheels! Are they 19's?
Forum: W210 AMG
10-11-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 96,856
Posted By benzokirk

Yup - dropping it off tonight and picking it up...

Yup - dropping it off tonight and picking it up on Thursday! I'll be traveling out of town, but they're gonna take plenty of pics.

I'm also looking for a Brabus muffler, but I know that's...
Forum: W210 AMG
10-07-2015, 01:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 17,052
Posted By benzokirk

It appears that the connector in your pic is...

It appears that the connector in your pic is actually attached to the ballast. I'm not sure if it can be removed, it appears to be sealed...

This is what I have

...
Forum: W210 AMG
10-05-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 738
Posted By benzokirk

yup, good tip, I was thinking about looking for...

yup, good tip, I was thinking about looking for one with a wide opening to receive the oil. :y
Forum: W210 AMG
10-04-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 738
Posted By benzokirk

+1 on what Solo Wing said. I bought an extractor...

+1 on what Solo Wing said. I bought an extractor a couple of months ago, it was super easy to use. The ONLY thing I don't like about the process is what to do with the used oil. I do have a recycler...
Forum: W210 AMG
10-01-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,002
Posted By benzokirk

awww, man... we'll miss you too, bro, but I can...

awww, man... we'll miss you too, bro, but I can understand the change. What's next, a Tesla? I've been eyeing them too, those things are fast :zoom:
Forum: W210 AMG
09-30-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,333
Posted By benzokirk

she's lookin' cleeeeeean :y:D

she's lookin' cleeeeeean :y:D
Forum: W210 AMG
09-30-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 96,856
Posted By benzokirk

stopped by the shop today, here's what's been...

stopped by the shop today, here's what's been done so far. Last pics show where they tacked them together, these pics show where they're welding.

...
Forum: W210 AMG
09-29-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,571
Posted By benzokirk

Not yet, Zayed - About a month ago, or so, I...

Not yet, Zayed - About a month ago, or so, I called them and we did speak, but work got in the way of making an appointment. After that I started working on the long tube header project and I had a...
Forum: W210 AMG
09-29-2015, 03:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,037
Posted By benzokirk

That's what I like most about them, over OEM pads...

That's what I like most about them, over OEM pads :y
Forum: W210 AMG
09-29-2015, 03:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,930
Posted By benzokirk

well... I wouldn't judge the entire industry on...

well... I wouldn't judge the entire industry on AMS headers. They're not in the same league as Kleemann's, no matter where they're made, and you won't find many complaints about them here - besides...
Forum: W210 AMG
09-28-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,930
Posted By benzokirk

+1 on what most of the guys seem to be saying...

+1 on what most of the guys seem to be saying here- I'm very cool with the activity on this site, because I think it speaks to the reliability of these cars. I spend way more on mods (minor, thus...
Forum: W210 AMG
09-28-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,037
Posted By benzokirk

I'm running Akebono ceramics right now, and...

I'm running Akebono ceramics right now, and they're my pad of choice
Forum: W210 AMG
09-28-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 17,052
Posted By benzokirk

I'll check my garage, I kept my old units when I...

I'll check my garage, I kept my old units when I replaced with DEPO's a few months ago, I might have one in the box. Give me until the end of the week and PM me if you don't hear back from me.
Forum: W210 AMG
09-28-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,184
Posted By benzokirk

I've been running K&N's for about 2 years now,...

I've been running K&N's for about 2 years now, cleaning and oiling with no problems. That said, I wonder what my MAF looks like. My engine feels as powerful as if it were new.
Forum: W210 AMG
09-23-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 121,888
Posted By benzokirk

Welcome!

You might notice that you're in the wrong forum. While there may be a few guys who can answer your question here, the W211 AMG forum is where you want to be.

Also, to post a new thread: look at...
Forum: W210 AMG
09-21-2015, 02:46 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 121,888
Posted By benzokirk

This thread never ceases to amaze me- Great work...

This thread never ceases to amaze me- Great work :y
Forum: W210 AMG
09-14-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,333
Posted By benzokirk

[QUOTE=mitsumark;6556178]Couple new ones..Still...

[QUOTE=mitsumark;6556178]Couple new ones..Still haven't had a chance to remove my bumper to install my Depos..


nice! :D :y :D
Forum: W210 AMG
09-14-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 96,856
Posted By benzokirk

Thanks, Snoozie. Yeah, every time I talk to the...

Thanks, Snoozie. Yeah, every time I talk to the guys I'm more comfortable with this build. They know what they're doing :p:
Forum: W210 AMG
09-14-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 96,856
Posted By benzokirk

My sentiments, exactly, Schweinhund, every time I...

My sentiments, exactly, Schweinhund, every time I go to the shop :D:D
Forum: W210 AMG
09-12-2015, 12:34 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 96,856
Posted By benzokirk

won't be long now

should be installed in about 2 weeks, during that time many more pics will follow!

...
Forum: W210 AMG
09-11-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,394
Posted By benzokirk

I'm out

I agree with you guys... kinda get tired of sponsor/vendors going silent after offering deals. I made the right decision and will probably end up with a better product in the end.

If you guys are...
Forum: W210 AMG
09-10-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,394
Posted By benzokirk

Boom

way to silence the crickets.

still would be nice to hear from someone who got in on this deal and installed them :nix:
Forum: W210 AMG
09-10-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 96,856
Posted By benzokirk

now that would be an interesting first, that I've...

now that would be an interesting first, that I've ever seen! love to hear what that would sound like :naughty:
Forum: W210 AMG
09-10-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 96,856
Posted By benzokirk

I'll probably take you up on that, for at least a...

I'll probably take you up on that, for at least a week or so :D:D
Forum: W210 AMG
09-10-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 96,856
Posted By benzokirk

sure, try to take pics while they're installing...

sure, try to take pics while they're installing it, if they'll allow it, but at least when they're done. looking forward to seeing your progress! :y
Forum: W210 AMG
09-09-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 96,856
Posted By benzokirk

I wouldn't mind telling you, but this project is...

I wouldn't mind telling you, but this project is a unique deal for me because of a longstanding relationship with the fabricators/tuners. I can tell you that they're most likely interested in...
Forum: W210 AMG
09-09-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,333
Posted By benzokirk

I have one that'll show you what it looked like...

I have one that'll show you what it looked like before the Vogtlands, but don't have a recent pic. I'll take some this weekend and post them up. I think you're right about the shock health. I would...
Forum: W210 AMG
09-09-2015, 02:57 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,333
Posted By benzokirk

no, not more than one would expect. It might be...

no, not more than one would expect. It might be time to change out your stock shocks :nix: Also, I would imagine your 211 wheels are 19's? Not that it would make that much of a difference, but I...
Forum: W210 AMG
09-08-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 96,856
Posted By benzokirk

Yes, this is a very exciting time for me, for...

Yes, this is a very exciting time for me, for sure. What you stated, regarding the collector, is actually the plan. Although keeping the original down pipe is much simpler than fabricating one from...
Forum: W210 AMG
09-08-2015, 04:28 PM
Forum: W210 AMG
09-08-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,333
Posted By benzokirk

Just fine, but then my driving style isn't as...

Just fine, but then my driving style isn't as "spirited" with my family in the car. The suspension hold up very well on side streets as well as highway with 5 in the car
Forum: W210 AMG
09-08-2015, 12:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,887
Posted By benzokirk

Yeah, that's a typical DIY with a difficulty...

Yeah, that's a typical DIY with a difficulty rating of 5 on a 1-10 scale, I'd say. Basic tools and mechanical knowledge will get you through most DIY jobs on these cars, they're very easily...
Forum: W210 AMG
09-08-2015, 12:10 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 33,854
Posted By benzokirk

No worries, I found some on Ebay- I'll grab some...

No worries, I found some on Ebay- I'll grab some this week, but thanks!
Forum: W210 AMG
09-08-2015, 12:07 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 96,856
Posted By benzokirk

Great advice, and I'll be sure to bring these...

Great advice, and I'll be sure to bring these points up in design discussions. That's actually a very informative write-up!

I'll ask them about making more in the future, I'm almost sure they'll...
Forum: W210 AMG
09-08-2015, 12:02 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 96,856
Posted By benzokirk

Yeah, that's what I'm thinking I'll do. I'm...

Yeah, that's what I'm thinking I'll do.
I'm definitely looking forward to the sound too! :D
Forum: W210 AMG
09-06-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 33,854
Posted By benzokirk

I'm in! Can I get some delivered to me in Chicago?

I'm in! Can I get some delivered to me in Chicago?
Forum: W210 AMG
09-06-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,394
Posted By benzokirk

Excellent question. I'd like to see a response,...

Excellent question. I'd like to see a response, even though I've decided to go another route, just out of curiosity.

Has anyone purchased/installed these yet?
Forum: W210 AMG
09-06-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 33,854
Posted By benzokirk

:p::D Hey, I think I want to try a can of...

:p::D

Hey, I think I want to try a can of that FW1- how much for a can?
Forum: W210 AMG
09-06-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 96,856
Posted By benzokirk

yeah, I think so too, snooozie! and an eisemann...

yeah, I think so too, snooozie! and an eisemann set up would certainly be nice too!
Forum: W210 AMG
09-06-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 858
Posted By benzokirk

Hey Wayne, if you do a search here you'll see...

Hey Wayne, if you do a search here you'll see what most of us have done as a basic set up (you'll see it in my signature as well). Just remember to put the x-pipe as close to the engine as possible....
Forum: W210 AMG
09-06-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,333
Posted By benzokirk

Here you go: Vogtland Part Number: 952085

Here you go: Vogtland Part Number: 952085
Forum: W210 AMG
09-06-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,333
Posted By benzokirk

I'd give the ride quality a 10, comparing them to...

I'd give the ride quality a 10, comparing them to stock, and I am on the softest setting. I keep telling myself I need to try the other settings out, but I'm cool the way they are.
Forum: W210 AMG
09-06-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,333
Posted By benzokirk

I've run the Euro's and I prefer my current set...

I've run the Euro's and I prefer my current set up: Vogtland springs with Koni adjustables on #1 pads in front, #2 in rear. I considered #1's in the rear, but glad I didn't, I'm satisfied with the...
Forum: W210 AMG
09-06-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 96,856
Posted By benzokirk

That helps answer the question. Thanks illest. ...

That helps answer the question. Thanks illest.

I might run it straight for a while, but I really like the sound of the Magnaflow
https://youtu.be/zPt7SJYWHdc

I know mine might sound a little...
Forum: W210 AMG
09-06-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 96,856
Posted By benzokirk

hmm... I never thought about that! Thanks,...

hmm... I never thought about that! Thanks, suicidal
Forum: W210 AMG
09-05-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 96,856
Posted By benzokirk

Exhaust/Header build thread

As briefly mentioned in another thread here, after discovering a bad primary cat, I decided to have my indie shop (FluidMotor Union) build a set of long tube headers.
...
Forum: W210 AMG
09-05-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,333
Posted By benzokirk

I love the profile, I'd leave it sitting just...

I love the profile, I'd leave it sitting just like it is. Perfect height, but I know your personal taste is what matters. Looks great!
Forum: W210 AMG
09-04-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 105,487
Posted By benzokirk

That actually sounds more like it could be the...

That actually sounds more like it could be the short (that Zayed explained to me above) in your 3rd brake light. It's a possibility I would check.
Forum: W210 AMG
08-30-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 33,854
Posted By benzokirk

Magnecors/NGK Plugs/Valve Cover Gaskets/Powder Coat

ordered a set of Magnecor plug wires, NGK plugs for what I thought was gonna be a simple quick tuneup, but my right side was still leaking even after tightening a few months ago.
...
Forum: W210 AMG
08-25-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 105,487
Posted By benzokirk

You're absolutely correct- the entire unit has to...

You're absolutely correct- the entire unit has to be replaced. It is VERY difficult to get to and I'm glad this wasn't the problem after all. I do need to replace the passenger side tail light...
Forum: W210 AMG
08-24-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 105,487
Posted By benzokirk

no, mine is the long rectangular one ...

no, mine is the long rectangular one


https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/80-img_2065_fd8547b46a2c831b4da10233912cdc5f96bf5a46.jpg




the two black chips broke...
Forum: W210 AMG
08-23-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 105,487
Posted By benzokirk

The culprit!

In telling the short story I left out an important detail: my passenger side tail light needed to be replaced (I backed into a post hidden from my view- another long story). I decided to replace it...
Forum: W210 AMG
08-23-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 105,487
Posted By benzokirk

Okay, I can see how that's possible, but how do I...

Okay, I can see how that's possible, but how do I get to it? Do I have to remove the entire panel at the base of the rear window, or is there a way of accessing it form the trunk. I do see a series...
Forum: W210 AMG
08-23-2015, 02:39 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 105,487
Posted By benzokirk

Thanks, Zayed! When you say third light bulb do...

Thanks, Zayed! When you say third light bulb do you mean the brake lights in the rear window?

I removed the two brake light bulbs and I'm still blowing fuses/ABS/BAS/ESP lights up immediately. I'm...
Forum: W210 AMG
08-23-2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 105,487
Posted By benzokirk

Bump! (need help)

Before I get into the brake light switch as a possible fix, here's the short story: I replaced my brake light bulbs (with OEM from the dealership) and now my brake lights will not come on at all and...
Forum: W210 AMG
08-20-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,394
Posted By benzokirk

Quick Question: I'm on my way to my indie shop to...

Quick Question: I'm on my way to my indie shop to discuss, but should I assume that I have to delete my primary cats to install these headers? If so, I will also need to flash my ECU to compensate,...
Forum: W210 AMG
08-19-2015, 12:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,394
Posted By benzokirk

I am...

I am...
Forum: W210 AMG
08-19-2015, 12:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 535
Posted By benzokirk

1. I'd say aftermarket, but I'd like to see them ...

1. I'd say aftermarket, but I'd like to see them
2. Pics speak louder than words
Forum: W210 AMG
08-10-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,422
Posted By benzokirk

perfect! let us know how it turns out after new...

perfect! let us know how it turns out after new parts are installed
08-01-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,674
Posted By benzokirk

Please resend

I figured out that my settings would only allow responses from "friends" :nix: go figure. Another PM sent with additional contact info
07-30-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,674
Posted By benzokirk

Check your inbox for a PM

Check your inbox for a PM
Forum: W210 AMG
07-27-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 685
Posted By benzokirk

Where have you looked, so far? I don't want to...

Where have you looked, so far? I don't want to suggest the obvious before knowing the bases you've already covered.
Forum: W210 AMG
07-26-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 550
Posted By benzokirk

Good question

I have seen a couple of quotes about that- none of them seem to be an easy fix, either economically feasible nor an easy DIY. Most everyone I know lives with it. Having said that, I have it too, so...
Forum: W210 AMG
07-25-2015, 12:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,571
Posted By benzokirk

True... but I only sent a DM because I was told...

True... but I only sent a DM because I was told to. That's water under the bridge now, we're moving on.




We're communicating... I called their number today and I'm waiting on a call back to...
Forum: W210 AMG
07-21-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,571
Posted By benzokirk

Thanks, Zayed! Indeed, I will keep the community...

Thanks, Zayed! Indeed, I will keep the community updated. I missed an opportunity to call them today, work got in the way, but we will talk before the end of the week, for sure. Stay tuned!
Forum: W210 AMG
07-20-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,571
Posted By benzokirk

No worries! Thank you for your responses. I will...

No worries! Thank you for your responses. I will give you a call tomorrow to discuss the details.

Regarding the post: I have done so, but you also used it in a "quote" so you will need to do the...
Forum: W210 AMG
07-20-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,571
Posted By benzokirk

I was referring to no response to my PM sent a...

I was referring to no response to my PM sent a little over a month ago, back in June, referenced in the attached photo. The sentences ending in a question mark are the questions that are still...
Forum: W210 AMG
07-20-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,571
Posted By benzokirk

no response yet...

Unfortunately, this company is hit and miss. It's like they come around about every 6 months, or so, and try to hit us up for a sale, then disappear. No response to PM's, no response to most posts...
Forum: W210 AMG
07-14-2015, 01:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By benzokirk

I think all this talk about the primary cats...

I think all this talk about the primary cats going might have jinxed me, my passenger side primary cat is now rattling. :( I put it up on the lift today, and confirmed it with a rubber mallet. So......
Forum: W210 AMG
07-13-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,566
Posted By benzokirk

Hey Kevin, if it's the connector, the pic I...

Hey Kevin, if it's the connector, the pic I posted on page one of this thread is the part that needed to be replaced. It's been a while, but my local MB stealership sold the part for (I believe)...
Forum: W210 AMG
07-10-2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 33,854
Posted By benzokirk

you will indeed need to take your bumper off to...

you will indeed need to take your bumper off to get that door. I found that out for myself when I replaced my headlights with Depos.
Forum: W210 AMG
07-06-2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,664
Posted By benzokirk

Honestly, I've stayed away from these rotors (and...

Honestly, I've stayed away from these rotors (and others like them) that don't have the two piece feature of our OEM rotors. As a matter of fact, when you type in our vehicle information you will see...
Forum: W210 AMG
07-06-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 739
Posted By benzokirk

Heresy!!!

Blasphemy!!! :smash: How dare you!!??!! :wwf: Do ye not know that we bleed Mobil1 ??? Lol

All jokes aside, I've never tried it, but I'd like to see a shootout. Maybe a MythBusters show, at least,...
Forum: W210 AMG
07-02-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,210
Posted By benzokirk

what he said ^ +10 I think the reason...

what he said ^ +10



I think the reason you're not getting any responses is that, while most of us do our own work on our cars, AC isn't an item high on the DYI list for us.

As for you...
Forum: W210 AMG
07-02-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 33,854
Posted By benzokirk

Yeah, I can't blame you, on both counts... I find...

Yeah, I can't blame you, on both counts... I find myself eyeing W211's quite often these days, and I would keep the 210 also... At least you have the ASM headers, I would almost settle for them, but...
Forum: W210 AMG
07-02-2015, 12:33 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 33,854
Posted By benzokirk

:p: there's that too!

:p: there's that too!
Forum: W210 AMG
07-02-2015, 12:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,422
Posted By benzokirk

There it is!

One more thing to consider that I didn't think about before: if, in fact, the wheels were installed diagonally, I'm willing to bet that you also had a directional problem, meaning... most brands can...
Forum: W210 AMG
07-01-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,422
Posted By benzokirk

Correct! I wouldn't want to drive it in wet...

Correct!

I wouldn't want to drive it in wet weather, but it's probably okay for now... at least to get it to the shop to corrections. I think it will feel kinda crazy, and I bet you'll notice an...
Forum: W210 AMG
07-01-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,422
Posted By benzokirk

Oh my... the previous owner obviously didn't have...

Oh my... the previous owner obviously didn't have a clue as to what should be where on the car.

The front wheels and tires should be:

Wheels:
18x8.0 et31
Tires:
245/40 R18

The rear...
Forum: W210 AMG
07-01-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 33,854
Posted By benzokirk

At the end of the day, that's what it's all...

At the end of the day, that's what it's all about, my friend! Along with what's under the hood, It's all about the driver. It's nice to know we can blow the doors off a good 90% of the cars we pass...
Forum: W210 AMG
07-01-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 33,854
Posted By benzokirk

nice story-- would love to hear what would've...

nice story-- would love to hear what would've happened if he hadn't cut you off like that!!
Forum: W210 AMG
07-01-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,422
Posted By benzokirk

Okay, that's a front wheel, now let's look at one...

Okay, that's a front wheel, now let's look at one of the rear wheels...
Forum: W210 AMG
07-01-2015, 01:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,422
Posted By benzokirk

A couple of things to note here: 1. the...

A couple of things to note here:

1. the "lip" of the rim cannot be seen in these pics.

2. the tire specs you stated above should only be installed on the front tires, IF your wheels are...
Forum: W210 AMG
07-01-2015, 12:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,422
Posted By benzokirk

Eyeballing the wheel lip is the quick way to...

Eyeballing the wheel lip is the quick way to figure that out. The lip of the rears is a bit wider than the lip of the front wheels. Beyond that, take it to your tire shop to get that question...
Forum: W210 AMG
06-28-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 929
Posted By benzokirk

Actually, if you have some pics of the car before...

Actually, if you have some pics of the car before it was sold, I'm curious to see it. I read your post of the guys ogling it before buying it, it must've been a beauty! THEN I'd want to know how much...
Forum: W210 AMG
06-17-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 639
Posted By benzokirk

to my knowledge, and I can't speak for an e320,...

to my knowledge, and I can't speak for an e320, manually opening the door is a mechanical function of the door you're opening and does not engage the pse pump. other than that, I certainly welcome...
Forum: W210 AMG
06-15-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,571
Posted By benzokirk

Check again, please

My mistake... :smash:

...had the wrong setting, please check your PM again.

Thanks!
Forum: W210 AMG
06-12-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 769
Posted By benzokirk

I think a PPI is always good wisdom, and not...

I think a PPI is always good wisdom, and not necessarily to take it to the stealership to get it done. Depending on who is in your area, I'd look for a trusted Independent Shop first. Although you...
Forum: W210 AMG
06-12-2015, 01:20 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,885
Posted By benzokirk

Indeed, I plan to assess that this weekend, and...

Indeed, I plan to assess that this weekend, and I'll probably let the Indie shop do the job
Forum: W210 AMG
06-11-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 82,170
Posted By benzokirk

I love the color too, but let's talk about the...

I love the color too, but let's talk about the EPS Kit... how does that compare to other supercharger upgrades (Kleemann, OEM 211, etc), related to cost and WHP gains? I like the look of it... :y
Forum: W210 AMG
06-11-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 82,170
Posted By benzokirk

.

.
Forum: W210 AMG
06-11-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,571
Posted By benzokirk

PM Sent

I'm ready to get started, once my questions are answered. Check your PM and let's go!
Forum: W210 AMG
06-09-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,119
Posted By benzokirk

I don't know what it is, but I'm glad you posted...

I don't know what it is, but I'm glad you posted the pics, I thought that was what you were talking about, but the pics made it clear. I've experienced the same stains, from time to time, and don't...
Forum: W210 AMG
06-08-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,885
Posted By benzokirk

No problem... this is the actual link directly to...

No problem... this is the actual link directly to their website:
...
Forum: W210 AMG
06-07-2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 82,170
Posted By benzokirk

VERY clean, man! Yeah, you'll love the Depo's,...

VERY clean, man! Yeah, you'll love the Depo's, that's the way to go. I went with the black and blacked out my grille at the same time.
Forum: W210 AMG
06-07-2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,885
Posted By benzokirk

I did find one that ECS sells that I'll purchase...

I did find one that ECS sells that I'll purchase this week:
https://mbworld.org/forums/amg-vendor-classifieds/583308-ecs-tuning-722-6-transmission-service-kits.html

My Indie shop (Fluid...
06-06-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 16,916
Posted By benzokirk

New Mobile Application Live!

Got it. On it now- thanks!
Forum: W210 AMG
06-05-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 45,945
Posted By benzokirk

I probably never would've replaced mine, but an...

I probably never would've replaced mine, but an unfortunate collision on the highway with a truck tire tread took out my passenger side headlight. That drove the decision fairly quickly.

My...
06-05-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 16,916
Posted By benzokirk

and that name is? :confused: I'm looking for it...

and that name is? :confused: I'm looking for it too...
Forum: W210 AMG
06-05-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,885
Posted By benzokirk

LOL! :rolf: yeah, but knowing you, it won't be...

LOL! :rolf: yeah, but knowing you, it won't be like that very long...
Forum: W210 AMG
06-05-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,885
Posted By benzokirk

Is there a kit for that? I need to order one and...

Is there a kit for that? I need to order one and get that service done also, while also replacing gaskets/seals at the same time...

I know what you mean about the delicate balance, there never...
Forum: W210 AMG
06-04-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 45,945
Posted By benzokirk

Thanks, ddb! I really like the Depos, but...

Thanks, ddb!

I really like the Depos, but I'm going to order another set of lenses for them. The lens that comes with the Depo set aren't the most accurate, I want something a bit sharper.
...
Forum: W210 AMG
06-04-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 45,945
Posted By benzokirk

Before I post up...

...am I the only one curious about the red, vertically stacked, shipping containers? :confused:

I've had mine 3 years now and, as my dd, 350 miles per week currently sitting at 175k miles. It runs...
Forum: W210 AMG
06-04-2015, 12:39 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,858
Posted By benzokirk

That's what I've heard from just about everyone...

That's what I've heard from just about everyone who
has one. My left nut is currently up for sale, if one can be found... :D
Forum: W210 AMG
05-29-2015, 01:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By benzokirk

+55

Same here
Forum: W210 AMG
05-26-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,885
Posted By benzokirk

Yes please!!!

I like that you didn't go with the gratuitous red like everyone else, mine included, has. Just one more thing to make it stand out from the crowd! :y

:bow:
Forum: W210 AMG
05-21-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,571
Posted By benzokirk

As I said, I am local and would like a bit more...

As I said, I am local and would like a bit more information before I take the plunge: Are there any disclaimers that LogicLab would hold themselves harmless if there are any problems with the tune?...
Forum: W210 AMG
05-21-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,571
Posted By benzokirk

I just happen to be at home today and will pop my...

I just happen to be at home today and will pop my hood open now to identify which one I have. I am local! :y
Forum: W210 AMG
05-21-2015, 12:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,571
Posted By benzokirk

Perfect! Thanks, again, Zayed! :y

Perfect! Thanks, again, Zayed! :y
Forum: W210 AMG
05-19-2015, 02:03 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,571
Posted By benzokirk

One would think they would be willing to respond,...

One would think they would be willing to respond, instead of ignoring the request for information. Are they afraid to publish their limitations for our W210's?





Much respect for this...
Forum: W210 AMG
05-17-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,571
Posted By benzokirk

I think these are all valid questions, but the...

I think these are all valid questions, but the fact that 1. all cars in their photos are w211's, 2. they're not answering (considering my initial question being yet unanswered)... could mean that...
Forum: W210 AMG
05-15-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 835
Posted By benzokirk

MAN, your car has redefined the meaning of clean....

MAN, your car has redefined the meaning of clean. They do look like Rotiforms, desired_speeds. I like them, but just not enough lip, for my taste.

Very clean exterior build!
Forum: W210 AMG
05-15-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,571
Posted By benzokirk

These deals are not too shabby, at all. A couple...

These deals are not too shabby, at all. A couple of questions:
1. 100% of the offered tunes are also good for our W210 M113.380 engines, correct?
2. It appears that you do not have a brick and...
Forum: W210 AMG
05-08-2015, 12:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,400
Posted By benzokirk

I just might have to take Zayed up on that! I'm...

I just might have to take Zayed up on that! I'm ready to start my big brake upgrade now! Where do I start, Zayed? ( I sense a fresh DIY write-up coming out of this discussion) :bow:
Forum: W210 AMG
05-03-2015, 12:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,962
Posted By benzokirk

Bump!

Hey Jornarz, hope you're doing well.

Please check your PM!

Thanks!
bzk
Forum: W210 AMG
04-29-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,035
Posted By benzokirk

Most definitely, I'll let you know!

Most definitely, I'll let you know!
Forum: W210 AMG
04-29-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,858
Posted By benzokirk

umm.... yes, and it looks awesome with measured...

umm.... yes, and it looks awesome with measured performance gains, no matter how slight they may be. so it's not a waste, if you can afford it... not the best comparison :slap:
Forum: W210 AMG
04-29-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,035
Posted By benzokirk

humming with no vibration

Mine isn't vibrating, but I noticed a slight humming at highway speeds. This is something I will be watching closely, I'm glad you guys posted this!
Forum: W210 AMG
04-28-2015, 12:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 419
Posted By benzokirk

There it is! :y

There it is! :y
Forum: W210 AMG
04-27-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 419
Posted By benzokirk

I am looking forward to being educated on this...

I am looking forward to being educated on this matter, as always on this forum... but I never heard of a spare MONOBLOCK II. My spare, and all others I have seen, are clearly not a Monoblock II but a...
Forum: W210 AMG
04-26-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,042
Posted By benzokirk

Try Fluid MotorUnion in Plainfield. They're my...

Try Fluid MotorUnion in Plainfield. They're my primary Indie Shop, if they can't do it, they can steer you in the right direction, if it's available in Chicago.
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