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Forum: W211 AMG
07-11-2017, 11:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,070
Posted By HeissRod

I use this wifi one with my iPhone ...

I use this wifi one with my iPhone

https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B00DYOVXZ0/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Forum: W211 AMG
07-02-2017, 12:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,243
Posted By HeissRod

Agreed, but maybe combine the two like so... ...

Agreed, but maybe combine the two like so...


Engine
Alternator R&R (https://mbworld.org/forums/w211-amg/654588-diy-w211-e55-alternator-removal.html)
Forum: W211 AMG
07-01-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,243
Posted By HeissRod

You know, it would help if you titled what these...

You know, it would help if you titled what these links are :)
Forum: W211 AMG
06-29-2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 933
Posted By HeissRod

Lets just say they aren't a favorite vendor...

Lets just say they aren't a favorite vendor around here
Forum: W211 AMG
06-16-2017, 11:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,208
Posted By HeissRod

Plenty of people here complain about the light...

Plenty of people here complain about the light output of the stock headlights
Forum: W211 AMG
06-16-2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,208
Posted By HeissRod

Except the factory Xenon projectors suck too

Except the factory Xenon projectors suck too
Forum: W211 AMG
06-15-2017, 06:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,451
Posted By HeissRod

:rolf: :rolf: :rolf:

:rolf: :rolf: :rolf:
Forum: W211 AMG
06-15-2017, 06:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,451
Posted By HeissRod

I'm not going to argue with you about it. I was...

I'm not going to argue with you about it. I was just providing the requesters reason for asking it. If you don't want to do it, that's your potential sale to lose. No skin off my back.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-15-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,451
Posted By HeissRod

Seems like a reasonable request to me. He's...

Seems like a reasonable request to me. He's asking $1k for a used part that will be shipped across the country. A potential buyer is trying to make sure the image of this item for sale wasn't...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-14-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,745
Posted By HeissRod

or the Z06 driver sucks :eek:

or the Z06 driver sucks :eek:
Forum: W211 AMG
06-14-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 355
Posted By HeissRod

Someone else on here asked about those recently...

Someone else on here asked about those recently (past month?) and someone with a silver car posted pics of them installed. Try a little bit of searching.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-14-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,745
Posted By HeissRod

The comments on the YouTube video already say...

The comments on the YouTube video already say that :rolf:
Forum: W211 AMG
06-14-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By HeissRod

You people are doing a horrible job of ignoring

You people are doing a horrible job of ignoring
Forum: W211 AMG
06-10-2017, 03:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 781
Posted By HeissRod

Take the :zoom: smileys off the end of the URL ...

Take the :zoom: smileys off the end of the URL

https://mbworld.org/articles/mercedes-benz-clk63-amg-black-series/
Forum: W211 AMG
06-10-2017, 02:20 AM
Replies: 3,696
Views: 3,041,530
Posted By HeissRod

Wrong forum

Wrong forum
Forum: W211 AMG
06-09-2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By HeissRod

Don't worry. That's just a notification of...

Don't worry. That's just a notification of lightning strikes in your area.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-06-2017, 05:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 708
Posted By HeissRod

lol yes :hammer:

lol yes :hammer:
Forum: W211 AMG
06-06-2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 708
Posted By HeissRod

The M156 is the NA 6.2L, so his statement doesn't...

The M156 is the NA 6.2L, so his statement doesn't apply to you :)
Forum: W211 AMG
06-06-2017, 12:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 708
Posted By HeissRod

Please don't bring up the subject of oil with him...

Please don't bring up the subject of oil with him again. :slap: :rolf::D
Forum: W211 AMG
06-06-2017, 12:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 921
Posted By HeissRod

You might want to re-read the thread. Brakefade...

You might want to re-read the thread. Brakefade and I both spoke about combined wheel & tire diameters.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-05-2017, 06:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 921
Posted By HeissRod

How about that 5.5%? What I meant was...

How about that 5.5%?


What I meant was that trying to stay close to OEM sidewall height sizes, when you're upsizing, is the wrong way to go about the process. Overall diameter is what matters.
...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-05-2017, 05:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 921
Posted By HeissRod

Stock rear was 265/35_18.... Sidewall...

Stock rear was 265/35_18....



Sidewall height comparisons to stock don't matter much when you upsize. If you keep the same size tire, with a larger wheel, you end up looking like a donk,...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-05-2017, 05:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 921
Posted By HeissRod

Hair over 3%? That rear is 5.5%. And 1.25"F...

Hair over 3%? That rear is 5.5%.

And 1.25"F / 1.4"R taller than stock is bleh. That's what was on my car when I bought it.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-05-2017, 10:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 708
Posted By HeissRod

I have no idea what language that was, so I...

I have no idea what language that was, so I assume you're agreeing with me
Forum: W211 AMG
06-05-2017, 12:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 708
Posted By HeissRod

Walmart also has a 5qt jug for $22.88, making the...

Walmart also has a 5qt jug for $22.88, making the price per qt nearly identical :y

https://www.walmart.com/search/?query=0w-40&cat_id=0
06-02-2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 580
Posted By HeissRod

In case you didn't notice, you posted in the...

In case you didn't notice, you posted in the wrong forum :)

https://mbworld.org/forums/gl-class-x164-77/
Forum: W211 AMG
06-02-2017, 03:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 921
Posted By HeissRod

Nearly 1.25". That would drive me nuts looking...

Nearly 1.25". That would drive me nuts looking at that. :eek:
Forum: W211 AMG
06-01-2017, 09:29 PM
Replies: 1,305
Views: 956,242
Posted By HeissRod

Visually, I'd guess 245/40 & 275/25.

Visually, I'd guess 245/40 & 275/25.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-01-2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 921
Posted By HeissRod

Since you're lowered, I think you would have a...

Since you're lowered, I think you would have a problem with the larger tires not rubbing.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-01-2017, 09:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 897
Posted By HeissRod

PLM is the only one that has mounting points for...

PLM is the only one that has mounting points for the factory fluid cooler underneath the HE. If I could go back, that is the one I would go with instead of my Fabtech.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-01-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 897
Posted By HeissRod

Then put a larger heat exchanger in

Then put a larger heat exchanger in
Forum: W211 AMG
06-01-2017, 09:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,528
Posted By HeissRod

Holy crap, dude. Now you're bumping a 5 year old...

Holy crap, dude. Now you're bumping a 5 year old thread to find out if you can use oil made for diesels on your car. You're putting way too much thought into changing something that is not going to...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-01-2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,232
Posted By HeissRod

I would not recommend doing the job without STAR

I would not recommend doing the job without STAR
Forum: W211 AMG
06-01-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By HeissRod

EuroPower off of Westpark & Fondren Eurocharged...

EuroPower off of Westpark & Fondren
Eurocharged off of Brittmoore, south of Kempwood
Forum: W211 AMG
05-31-2017, 02:30 PM
Forum: W211 AMG
05-31-2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,082
Posted By HeissRod

The 5W-40 blend for gas cars is only available...

The 5W-40 blend for gas cars is only available from the dealer, last I looked
Forum: W211 AMG
05-31-2017, 09:58 AM
Forum: W211 AMG
05-30-2017, 03:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 993
Posted By HeissRod

Yes, that is Toad's E55

Yes, that is Toad's E55
Forum: W211 AMG
05-30-2017, 03:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,082
Posted By HeissRod

https://mbworld.org/forums/w211-amg/665162-mobil1-...

https://mbworld.org/forums/w211-amg/665162-mobil1-0w40.html
Forum: W211 AMG
05-28-2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 993
Posted By HeissRod

I want to be friends with your friend

I want to be friends with your friend
Forum: W211 AMG
05-27-2017, 11:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,004
Posted By HeissRod

Trans is acting up gain. Drove down to...

Trans is acting up gain. Drove down to Friendswood tonight. About 3 miles from my destination, the trans decides it wants to be stuck in second gear. Nothing I did could manually prompt the trans...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-27-2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1,305
Views: 956,242
Posted By HeissRod

Go back and read the thread. He refused to give...

Go back and read the thread. He refused to give info on the wheels. :crazy:
Forum: W211 AMG
05-24-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 22,231
Posted By HeissRod

Not really possible to do that, Elhonaz. ...

Not really possible to do that, Elhonaz. Adjusting camber or caster is going to change the other, so you can't just install the camber bushings. See my notes in step 13 on the first page.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-23-2017, 09:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,917
Posted By HeissRod

Congrats!

Congrats!
Forum: W211 AMG
05-21-2017, 10:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,568
Posted By HeissRod

LTs make ~40-45rwhp. Saying there is a 35whp...

LTs make ~40-45rwhp. Saying there is a 35whp difference between the two suggests the mids only make 5-10rwhp. :rolf:
Forum: W211 AMG
05-21-2017, 08:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By HeissRod

I have one starting to separate, but haven't...

I have one starting to separate, but haven't looked into fixing it yet. Someone mentioned on Facebook a few months ago what they used for glue, but I never saved it and don't remember. Crap.

The...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-21-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By HeissRod

lol, Elmers? You should have gone to the store...

lol, Elmers? You should have gone to the store and picked up something else.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-21-2017, 08:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 22,231
Posted By HeissRod

Sorry guys, Ended up having tire problems and...

Sorry guys, Ended up having tire problems and Discount had to order new tires in for warranty. Haven't had time to get it done since.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-21-2017, 08:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,568
Posted By HeissRod

lol....there is not a 35whp difference in mids vs...

lol....there is not a 35whp difference in mids vs LTs. It's closer to 20ish.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-18-2017, 09:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 298
Posted By HeissRod

Taught it to do a trick

Taught it to do a trick
Forum: W211 AMG
05-17-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 298
Posted By HeissRod

Without STAR, you have to continuously cycle the...

Without STAR, you have to continuously cycle the key, letting the system depressurize the shock a little bit at a time.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-17-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,775
Posted By HeissRod

If you weren't lowered, that 275/35_19 would most...

If you weren't lowered, that 275/35_19 would most likely fit. My car had 275/30_20s on it when I bought it.

.....but then why upsize the wheels if you're going to upsize the tire as well,...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-15-2017, 10:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,775
Posted By HeissRod

Front end will definitely be stretched

Front end will definitely be stretched
Forum: W211 AMG
05-15-2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 487
Posted By HeissRod

Try doing the window reset steps...go all the way...

Try doing the window reset steps...go all the way down and hold for a few moments, then try going up and holding for a few moments?
Forum: W211 AMG
05-15-2017, 05:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 487
Posted By HeissRod

Possibly relevant? ...

Possibly relevant?

https://mbworld.org/forums/e-class-w211/367490-steering-tilt-motor-problem-2004-e500.html
Forum: W211 AMG
05-15-2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 487
Posted By HeissRod

You have to reset the windows after a battery...

You have to reset the windows after a battery disconnect, but I've never heard of a steering wheel having to be reset.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-12-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 653
Posted By HeissRod

Are you sure that the pump actually filled your...

Are you sure that the pump actually filled your tank? We had an issue a few weeks ago with a local station. My Jeep normally takes ~$60 max for a fill-up. I was halfway watching the fill-up and...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-12-2017, 11:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,272
Posted By HeissRod

The carbon fiber trim is definitely aftermarket.

The carbon fiber trim is definitely aftermarket.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-11-2017, 04:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,906
Posted By HeissRod

Urban myth is bull****. If it's raining hard, my...

Urban myth is bull****. If it's raining hard, my wheels (both front and rear) start vibrating at highway speeds like they are out of balance. If I pull off the freeway and stop at a stop sign, to...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-07-2017, 08:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,998
Posted By HeissRod

The person you're replying to doesn't have an AMG

The person you're replying to doesn't have an AMG
Forum: W211 AMG
05-05-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,000
Posted By HeissRod

How was your alignment after the suspension...

How was your alignment after the suspension changes? Bad toe can make the car jump around under acceleration as well.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-04-2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 15,148
Posted By HeissRod

There is no advantage to moving off of the 0W. ...

There is no advantage to moving off of the 0W. In fact, the Mobil1 5W-40 you see in stores is for diesel engines only.

https://mobiloil.com/en/viscosity/5w-40

If you want Mobil1 5W-40 for...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-04-2017, 06:39 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,699
Posted By HeissRod

Ok, that makes more sense. Your post reads as if...

Ok, that makes more sense. Your post reads as if you were promoting Wal-Mart's own brand of oil.

No, Mobil1 is not making a Wal-Mart specific grade of their oil, like electronic companies make...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-04-2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,699
Posted By HeissRod

Saving a few bucks on an oil change is not worth...

Saving a few bucks on an oil change is not worth the peace of mind and doubt I would get from using Wal-Mart brand oil.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-03-2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 834
Posted By HeissRod

Wrong forum. This is the AMG W211 E-class forum....

Wrong forum. This is the AMG W211 E-class forum.

https://mbworld.org/forums/m-class-w163-10/
Forum: W211 AMG
05-03-2017, 01:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 460
Posted By HeissRod

Unless you are planning to go with a larger...

Unless you are planning to go with a larger wheel/tire diameter on the 19s, the height of your car doesn't matter when plus-sizing your wheels
Forum: W211 AMG
05-02-2017, 09:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 460
Posted By HeissRod

The raised position is not meant to be used at...

The raised position is not meant to be used at highway speeds, which is why it cancels after traveling between 50-70mph for more than 5 minutes or above 75mph. Driving "aggressively" is not the...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-01-2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,372
Posted By HeissRod

He's running against a 2013 model. Different...

He's running against a 2013 model. Different platform, different motor.
Forum: W211 AMG
04-27-2017, 01:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,722
Posted By HeissRod

Sterling's car ...

Sterling's car

http://i64.tinypic.com/2iurmsw.jpg
Forum: W211 AMG
04-24-2017, 10:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,722
Posted By HeissRod

Anything but the last one. Polished/machined...

Anything but the last one. Polished/machined spoke faces with black windows are just awful.
Forum: W211 AMG
04-23-2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By HeissRod

As far as I know, American Racing doesn't make a...

As far as I know, American Racing doesn't make a cat-back for Mercedes, but they do make long-tube headers. What exactly are you looking at? :confused:



What are you talking about? ARH is one...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-21-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,524
Posted By HeissRod

Holy crap, dude. Does this work for you? ...

Holy crap, dude. Does this work for you?

https://sccefile.scc.virginia.gov/Business/S607528
Forum: W211 AMG
04-20-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 632
Posted By HeissRod

Another vote for the cleaner being used.

Another vote for the cleaner being used.
Forum: W211 AMG
04-18-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,945
Posted By HeissRod

This thread is 3 years old

This thread is 3 years old
Forum: W211 AMG
04-18-2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,774
Posted By HeissRod

What about Eisenmann?

What about Eisenmann?
Forum: W211 AMG
04-18-2017, 12:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 408
Posted By HeissRod

Previous owner most likely didn't do a good job...

Previous owner most likely didn't do a good job using the jack
Forum: W211 AMG
04-17-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,524
Posted By HeissRod

So, you respond to criticism from a user by...

So, you respond to criticism from a user by dragging two other rival companies into your reply and bashing them both? As a relatively new vendor on the forum, you might want to rethink about how you...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-13-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,998
Posted By HeissRod

The shop should have the spec in their alignment...

The shop should have the spec in their alignment machine. You have an E350, which might have different specs than an E55/63.
Forum: W211 AMG
04-13-2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,832
Posted By HeissRod

I did the 5pc and it took about an hour ...

I did the 5pc and it took about an hour

https://mbworld.org/forums/w211-amg/543746-tip-those-installing-belt-wrap-kit.html
Forum: W211 AMG
04-13-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,832
Posted By HeissRod

The double-pulley is the pulley on the top-left...

The double-pulley is the pulley on the top-left of the engine bay. Shardul offers a kit to replace the plastic pulleys with stronger ones.
...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-13-2017, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,778
Posted By HeissRod

Don't ever buy from FTP. Their customer service...

Don't ever buy from FTP. Their customer service is horrid.
Forum: W211 AMG
04-12-2017, 05:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,128
Posted By HeissRod

I believe it's a throwback to the '60s Dart Demon

I believe it's a throwback to the '60s Dart Demon
Forum: W211 AMG
04-12-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,128
Posted By HeissRod

I'd rather have the new Hellcat powered Jeep :D

I'd rather have the new Hellcat powered Jeep :D
Forum: W211 AMG
04-12-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By HeissRod

Nitto Invos suck in that sidewall height. I ran...

Nitto Invos suck in that sidewall height. I ran them and the sidewall bubbled if you ran over a pebble.

P.S. I tried running a 295/25 PSS on my last tire change, but the tire contacted the...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-12-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,128
Posted By HeissRod

New Dodge Challenger Demon

New Dodge Challenger Demon
Forum: W211 AMG
04-11-2017, 01:46 AM
Replies: 3,696
Views: 3,041,530
Posted By HeissRod

Dude. My dream car is a '94 911 Turbo S. :bow:

Dude. My dream car is a '94 911 Turbo S. :bow:
Forum: W211 AMG
04-10-2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 3,696
Views: 3,041,530
Posted By HeissRod

Mmmm.....911

Mmmm.....911
Forum: W211 AMG
04-09-2017, 02:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 858
Posted By HeissRod

The 010 pump will be enough

The 010 pump will be enough
Forum: W211 AMG
04-05-2017, 02:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,354
Posted By HeissRod

That was the early years...'03 and maybe early '04

That was the early years...'03 and maybe early '04
Forum: W211 AMG
04-04-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 22,231
Posted By HeissRod

I'm getting a re-alignment this week, so I'll...

I'm getting a re-alignment this week, so I'll post a long-term update.
Forum: W211 AMG
03-29-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,903
Posted By HeissRod

Honestly, I doubt crash bolts will do enough for...

Honestly, I doubt crash bolts will do enough for you
Forum: W211 AMG
03-29-2017, 05:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,903
Posted By HeissRod

Are you lowered?

Are you lowered?
Forum: W211 AMG
03-29-2017, 04:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,903
Posted By HeissRod

You're not going to see a huge difference using...

You're not going to see a huge difference using the crash bolts. Where is your camber right now? How far negative?
Forum: W211 AMG
03-29-2017, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By HeissRod

This is the W211 AMG E-class forum. You'll find...

This is the W211 AMG E-class forum. You'll find more information for your car in the R230 forum.

https://mbworld.org/forums/sl55-amg-sl63-amg-sl65-amg-r230-49/
Forum: W211 AMG
03-28-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By HeissRod

What would cause this? :confused:

What would cause this? :confused:
Forum: W211 AMG
03-24-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,311
Posted By HeissRod

Have you searched for that? It seems like a...

Have you searched for that? It seems like a topic that would have already been discussed in this forum. If not, start a new topic to discuss it instead of burying the discussion under a non-related...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-23-2017, 10:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,265
Posted By HeissRod

Exhaust would have better benefits

Exhaust would have better benefits
Forum: W211 AMG
03-23-2017, 09:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 13,146
Posted By HeissRod

Are you talking about the sleeve you see in the...

Are you talking about the sleeve you see in the next to last picture? If so, that stays in the mounting bracket and is not connected to the alternator.
Forum: W211 AMG
03-23-2017, 06:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,092
Posted By HeissRod

Little late to decide that :rolf:

Little late to decide that :rolf:
Forum: W211 AMG
03-22-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,092
Posted By HeissRod

Nothing new about 25-series. Plenty of guys...

Nothing new about 25-series. Plenty of guys running them around here. They have the same sidewall height as that 30-series 245.
Forum: W211 AMG
03-20-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 936
Posted By HeissRod

This. So much this.

This. So much this.
Forum: W211 AMG
03-16-2017, 12:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By HeissRod

https://mbworld.org/forums/w211-amg/581759-tire-si...

https://mbworld.org/forums/w211-amg/581759-tire-sizing-upsize-information-w211.html
Forum: W211 AMG
03-13-2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 913
Posted By HeissRod

I was thinking boat

I was thinking boat
Forum: W211 AMG
03-13-2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,467
Posted By HeissRod

So, you're saying it provides weight savings?...

So, you're saying it provides weight savings? :confused::rolf:
Forum: W211 AMG
03-12-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,149
Posted By HeissRod

That's the Distronic option

That's the Distronic option
Forum: W211 AMG
03-03-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 906
Posted By HeissRod

Pull the belts off the car Pop the dust cap off...

Pull the belts off the car
Pop the dust cap off the front of the pulley
Unbolt the double idler and replace with new one
Replace belts
done
Forum: W211 AMG
03-03-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 906
Posted By HeissRod

20 minute fix tops, as long as nothing else got...

20 minute fix tops, as long as nothing else got damaged
Forum: W211 AMG
02-28-2017, 11:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,877
Posted By HeissRod

I'd go with headers before a pulley. Both create...

I'd go with headers before a pulley. Both create power, but the pulley also creates heat while the headers expel heat.
Forum: W211 AMG
02-28-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,040
Posted By HeissRod

Didn't I see someone on here recently say that...

Didn't I see someone on here recently say that these subframe mounts were designed as the weak point to protect other areas of the rear end?
Forum: W211 AMG
02-28-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 13,146
Posted By HeissRod

This will be the second alternator being parts...

This will be the second alternator being parts warrantied and the fourth time I've pulled one out of the car. Alternator measures ~14v at the back on start-up, but as soon as the a/c kicks on, it...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-28-2017, 01:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 13,146
Posted By HeissRod

DIY W211 E55 Alternator Removal

Had to take my alternator out again, so I figured I would throw together a guide. There are a few people that jack up the motor and take it out from the bottom, but I prefer this direction. it took...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-27-2017, 10:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,502
Posted By HeissRod

See post 14 above

See post 14 above
Forum: W211 AMG
02-26-2017, 09:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 565
Posted By HeissRod

Nope, dead links

Nope, dead links
Forum: W211 AMG
02-24-2017, 05:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By HeissRod

Yes, you do glue them on

Yes, you do glue them on
Forum: W211 AMG
02-24-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,815
Posted By HeissRod

So, this situation continues to elude me. ...

So, this situation continues to elude me. Alternator bench tests fine. Batteries charged to 100% and load test fine. However, with the car running the voltage is terrible.
...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-24-2017, 01:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,648
Posted By HeissRod

Replace the 2 question marks in the link with o's.

Replace the 2 question marks in the link with o's.
Forum: W211 AMG
02-23-2017, 07:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 707
Posted By HeissRod

Yes, the outer pulley of the double pulley setup...

Yes, the outer pulley of the double pulley setup is gone. That outer pulley is part of the supercharger belt routing. If nothing else is damaged, you can limp it home without the s/c belt.
Forum: W211 AMG
02-21-2017, 10:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By HeissRod

No reason to save a little bit of money on...

No reason to save a little bit of money on non-recommended fluid when it can cost you a transmission later
Forum: W211 AMG
02-15-2017, 12:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,133
Posted By HeissRod

Regardless of whether you're right or not, you're...

Regardless of whether you're right or not, you're acting like a child. Turn off the caps lock and quit calling him names.
Forum: W211 AMG
02-14-2017, 11:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,369
Posted By HeissRod

On a lowered car, you cannot get camber back...

On a lowered car, you cannot get camber back within spec using OEM equipment. See the K-MAC Bushing link in my sig for what I did to fix it.
Forum: W211 AMG
02-14-2017, 08:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,521
Posted By HeissRod

You mean the one in Arizona?

You mean the one in Arizona?
Forum: W211 AMG
02-14-2017, 08:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,369
Posted By HeissRod

This is a common problem with lowered E55s. Yes,...

This is a common problem with lowered E55s. Yes, your camber is wearing those tires. It happens faster on the front because most of the weight of the car is on the front and the front does all the...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-14-2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,521
Posted By HeissRod

Wow. I didn't even look at the ad before sharing...

Wow. I didn't even look at the ad before sharing it. :rolf:
Forum: W211 AMG
02-14-2017, 03:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,133
Posted By HeissRod

http://persephonemagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2...

http://persephonemagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/jon-stewart-popcorn11.gif
Forum: W211 AMG
02-14-2017, 01:01 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,986
Posted By HeissRod

'06 E55 Both OEM fronts failed...

'06 E55

Both OEM fronts failed independently, around 65-70k miles
Always drive in Sport 1....spiritedly
Forum: W211 AMG
02-14-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,369
Posted By HeissRod

1) -2 camber is too much. Ideal would be...

1) -2 camber is too much. Ideal would be -1.1-1.5, but unless you go aftermarket, you can't get that with factory hardware on a lowered E55.

2) What is your caster like? A caster drag can...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-13-2017, 12:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,815
Posted By HeissRod

You know what sucks even more? I've probably...

You know what sucks even more? I've probably only driven it about 7 days total since install. Good thing i work from home....

I'm going to double-check the field wire, to make sure it's getting...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-13-2017, 12:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,521
Posted By HeissRod

This Craigslist add showed up in a Facebook group...

This Craigslist add showed up in a Facebook group today

https://lasvegas.craigslist.org/cto/5987343682.html
Forum: W211 AMG
02-12-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,509
Posted By HeissRod

The AMG Enthusiasts Page group is all over DTKs...

The AMG Enthusiasts Page group is all over DTKs knob.
Forum: W211 AMG
02-11-2017, 08:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 593
Posted By HeissRod

The tips are smaller? I've never heard that...

The tips are smaller? I've never heard that before. Maybe I learned something today!
Forum: W211 AMG
02-11-2017, 04:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 593
Posted By HeissRod

4700aud = 3600usd! That's insane for a catback. ...

4700aud = 3600usd! That's insane for a catback. That's more expensive than the best longtubes we have. Consider that I'm comparing this to the preferred swap around here, the C63/E63 exhaust. ...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-11-2017, 04:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,815
Posted By HeissRod

Ugh...new alternator already took a dump. 11.58v...

Ugh...new alternator already took a dump. 11.58v charging under load. Besides the possibility that these aftermarket alternators are not good, what could be eating alternators? it's not...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-11-2017, 09:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 593
Posted By HeissRod

Never seen anyone use Supersprint. That stuff is...

Never seen anyone use Supersprint. That stuff is stupid expensive for a catback exhaust.
Forum: W211 AMG
02-10-2017, 11:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,508
Posted By HeissRod

If you want knowledge about your platform, you...

If you want knowledge about your platform, you need to start a new thread in the appropriate section for your W209 and non-AMG W211.
Forum: W211 AMG
02-10-2017, 04:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 736
Posted By HeissRod

Post pics of the other front tire for comparison

Post pics of the other front tire for comparison
Forum: W211 AMG
02-09-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 736
Posted By HeissRod

Looks like these are rears, so that could be toe...

Looks like these are rears, so that could be toe wear as well. I second the suggestion to get your alignment checked.
Forum: W211 AMG
02-07-2017, 07:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By HeissRod

Agreed. Check the back of the wheel for markings.

Agreed. Check the back of the wheel for markings.
Forum: W211 AMG
02-04-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,920
Posted By HeissRod

What in the ****? Why would you do something so...

What in the ****? Why would you do something so blatantly stupid and ignroe every single warning, even ignoring the need to replace tires? It's almost as if the owner wants the car to die a slow...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-04-2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 597
Views: 646,736
Posted By HeissRod

:word:

:word:
Forum: W211 AMG
01-29-2017, 11:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,439
Posted By HeissRod

Of the pics posted above, the black headlights...

Of the pics posted above, the black headlights seem to look ok on dark colored cars, where they blend in, but stick out like a sore thumb on light colored cars.



Good god, the term "murdered...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-25-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,133
Posted By HeissRod

Whether the seller took the time to mark the item...

Whether the seller took the time to mark the item as paid or not shouldn't matter. You have proof that payment was sent. Why is that not enough?
Forum: W211 AMG
01-24-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 621
Posted By HeissRod

If it feels more powerful in M mode, I'd say you...

If it feels more powerful in M mode, I'd say you need to do a trans reset.
Forum: W211 AMG
01-22-2017, 10:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,025
Posted By HeissRod

On one hand you say adjusters are not created...

On one hand you say adjusters are not created equal, so USAA is not a better option based on service. Then you decide you will drop USAA because of the adjuster. :confused:
Forum: W211 AMG
01-22-2017, 10:44 PM
Replies: 1,168
Views: 449,877
Posted By HeissRod

Cast Iron?

Cast Iron?
Forum: W211 AMG
01-22-2017, 10:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,597
Posted By HeissRod

Is there anyway to keep fogs on in the Automatic...

Is there anyway to keep fogs on in the Automatic setting?
Forum: W211 AMG
01-20-2017, 10:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,025
Posted By HeissRod

This should never be an acceptable answer from...

This should never be an acceptable answer from your insurance
Forum: W211 AMG
01-20-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,863
Posted By HeissRod

I do, but I work from home, so is that cheating?

I do, but I work from home, so is that cheating?
Forum: W211 AMG
01-19-2017, 04:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By HeissRod

That catalog just shows OEM offerings. Wheels...

That catalog just shows OEM offerings. Wheels from the CLS & SL will fit, but MB doesn't list them in that catalog.
Forum: W211 AMG
01-14-2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 478
Posted By HeissRod

Pretty sure the sticker on the door jamb lists...

Pretty sure the sticker on the door jamb lists the production month and year...or at least year
Forum: W211 AMG
01-13-2017, 11:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,088
Posted By HeissRod

I dunno. An EcoBoost Mustang with exhaust might...

I dunno. An EcoBoost Mustang with exhaust might give that title a run for it's money. :rolf:
Forum: W211 AMG
01-12-2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,088
Posted By HeissRod

E90 or F30 M3?

E90 or F30 M3?
Forum: W211 AMG
01-12-2017, 04:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By HeissRod

After Christmas, but before tax return? Dang it,...

After Christmas, but before tax return? Dang it, EC!
Forum: W211 AMG
01-12-2017, 01:42 AM
Replies: 2,291
Views: 271,211
Posted By HeissRod

lol @ those baby tires

lol @ those baby tires
Forum: W211 AMG
01-11-2017, 03:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,088
Posted By HeissRod

To their credit, the M3 was never targeting the...

To their credit, the M3 was never targeting the E55
Forum: W211 AMG
01-11-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,088
Posted By HeissRod

400lb weight difference + better transmission...

400lb weight difference + better transmission makes a lot of difference.

On a side note, the editing of that video sucks
Forum: W211 AMG
01-04-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 831
Posted By HeissRod

Dang it. I was hoping to see the Wald rear...

Dang it. I was hoping to see the Wald rear bumper as well.
Forum: W211 AMG
01-03-2017, 10:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 18,368
Posted By HeissRod

No, now it's the oldest thread revival....by the...

No, now it's the oldest thread revival....by the same person who bumped it the first time
Forum: W211 AMG
01-03-2017, 03:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 953
Posted By HeissRod

Looks like a 245/30F & 285/25R

Looks like a 245/30F & 285/25R
Forum: W211 AMG
12-31-2016, 06:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 953
Posted By HeissRod

Looks good; like CLS wheels

Looks good; like CLS wheels
Forum: W211 AMG
12-22-2016, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 352
Posted By HeissRod

Have you looked through the stickied wheel thread...

Have you looked through the stickied wheel thread above?
Forum: W211 AMG
12-19-2016, 09:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,331
Posted By HeissRod

That's pretty damn cool

That's pretty damn cool
Forum: W211 AMG
12-18-2016, 11:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,815
Posted By HeissRod

Possibly. I suppose the lines screwed/bolted to...

Possibly. I suppose the lines screwed/bolted to the shroud could be undone from the top. The connections on the back of the alternator would be the hardest part.
Forum: W211 AMG
12-17-2016, 01:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,857
Posted By HeissRod

Agreed. I like those wheels.

Agreed. I like those wheels.
Forum: W211 AMG
12-13-2016, 09:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,815
Posted By HeissRod

I yanked the old one out Sunday and already have...

I yanked the old one out Sunday and already have the new one under warranty, just need to put it in.
Forum: W211 AMG
12-12-2016, 11:05 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,759
Posted By HeissRod

The small fluid cooler that mounts to the bottom...

The small fluid cooler that mounts to the bottom of the factory heat exchanger.
Forum: W211 AMG
12-11-2016, 02:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,815
Posted By HeissRod

Almost two years to the date and my low battery...

Almost two years to the date and my low battery light is back on. Charging system is only outputting ~11.6V. Good thing this alternator came with a Limited Lifetime Warranty....
Forum: W211 AMG
12-11-2016, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2,291
Views: 271,211
Posted By HeissRod

I'm sure he's been waiting 7 years for that...

I'm sure he's been waiting 7 years for that explanation :p
Forum: W211 AMG
12-10-2016, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3,696
Views: 3,041,530
Posted By HeissRod

Looks good!

Looks good!
Forum: W211 AMG
12-08-2016, 11:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,161
Posted By HeissRod

Do not go with FTP. Their customer service...

Do not go with FTP. Their customer service tremendously sucks and so does their fitment. The exchanger is just too tall for the car.



There are plenty of header dyno threads here. They all...
Forum: W211 AMG
12-08-2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 2,291
Views: 271,211
Posted By HeissRod

lolwut

lolwut
Forum: W211 AMG
12-08-2016, 10:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,161
Posted By HeissRod

PLM. It's the only one to offer mounting...

PLM. It's the only one to offer mounting brackets for the cooler that mounts underneath the HE.
Forum: W211 AMG
12-07-2016, 09:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,161
Posted By HeissRod

IMO, the HE is not something you want to put off....

IMO, the HE is not something you want to put off. Getting heat out of these motors is highly important.
Forum: W211 AMG
12-04-2016, 09:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,772
Posted By HeissRod

Not very many vendors would pay for damage on a...

Not very many vendors would pay for damage on a part that failed after 12k miles and however many years of driving.
Forum: W211 AMG
11-23-2016, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By HeissRod

Me likey

Me likey
Forum: W211 AMG
11-23-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,004
Posted By HeissRod

That would be great. Where are you located?

That would be great. Where are you located?
Forum: W211 AMG
11-22-2016, 10:33 PM
Replies: 1,305
Views: 956,242
Posted By HeissRod

Looks good

Looks good
Forum: W211 AMG
11-22-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,004
Posted By HeissRod

Light to medium throttle input driving looks to...

Light to medium throttle input driving looks to be ok. Need about - 1 quart of fluid, so I won't go full throttle until then. Looking like it's gonna be good news.

Anyone know anyplace in...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-22-2016, 11:06 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,004
Posted By HeissRod

Put everything back together last night. Car...

Put everything back together last night. Car seems to move around just fine in the garage. I'll warm it up today and check fluid levels, then go for a test drive.
Forum: W211 AMG
11-21-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,004
Posted By HeissRod

I used Jim's STAR to read and clear the codes...

I used Jim's STAR to read and clear the codes before I gave it back to him
Forum: W211 AMG
11-21-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,004
Posted By HeissRod

No shavings in pan, so I ordered a conductor...

No shavings in pan, so I ordered a conductor plate and connector plug. Looking for the torque specs and torque sequence for the valve body, in order to put it back in.
Forum: W211 AMG
11-21-2016, 10:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,004
Posted By HeissRod

Thank you. There is some pretty good information...

Thank you. There is some pretty good information in there concerning the valve body, but I don't see reinstall information. :(

Should it also matter than this guide only seems to cover vehicles...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-20-2016, 09:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,004
Posted By HeissRod

Anyone have the torque specs and sequence for the...

Anyone have the torque specs and sequence for the valve body?
Forum: W211 AMG
11-13-2016, 10:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,004
Posted By HeissRod

Pulled codes P2500 & P220A from the trans module....

Pulled codes P2500 & P220A from the trans module. Engine module has P2066 & P2069.

I'll pull the pan tomorrow night and check for shavings.

Pending no shavings, are we looking at a conductor...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-13-2016, 03:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,004
Posted By HeissRod

Let the car idle for 45+ minutes. Fluid level is...

Let the car idle for 45+ minutes. Fluid level is good. Now to find a STAR system to borrow and check codes.
Forum: W211 AMG
11-13-2016, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By HeissRod

Safety thing in case someone in the trunk needs...

Safety thing in case someone in the trunk needs to get out. Strange, but that's what it is.
Forum: W211 AMG
11-10-2016, 10:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,004
Posted By HeissRod

Yes

Yes
Forum: W211 AMG
11-10-2016, 05:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,004
Posted By HeissRod

I'm guesstimating 30 minutes to an hour

I'm guesstimating 30 minutes to an hour
Forum: W211 AMG
11-09-2016, 02:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,004
Posted By HeissRod

I knew it had to be running at operating temp to...

I knew it had to be running at operating temp to check the fluid. Any idea how long it would take to reach that while idling in the garage?
Forum: W211 AMG
11-08-2016, 10:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,004
Posted By HeissRod

I already have one. This will be the first step....

I already have one. This will be the first step. Didn't feel like messing with it last night.



~78k



I'm hoping this is the issue and not something larger
Forum: W211 AMG
11-07-2016, 10:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,004
Posted By HeissRod

My turn for transmission problems

Took my son to boy scouts tonight and, halfway through the 5 mile drive, the transmission started slipping. If it got above ~2k rpms, it would go neutral. Pulled into the parking lot, put it in...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-06-2016, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By HeissRod

How much did you search? ...

How much did you search?

https://mbworld.org/forums/w211-amg/93127-official-w211-wheel-thread-post-pics.html

https://mbworld.org/forums/w211-amg/581759-tire-sizing-upsize-information-w211.html
Forum: W211 AMG
11-06-2016, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3,696
Views: 3,041,530
Posted By HeissRod

I'm sorry, but those yellow lights look horrible

I'm sorry, but those yellow lights look horrible
Forum: W211 AMG
11-03-2016, 09:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,343
Posted By HeissRod

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chrysler_LX_platform

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chrysler_LX_platform
Forum: W211 AMG
11-02-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,343
Posted By HeissRod

:rolf:

:rolf:
Forum: W211 AMG
10-31-2016, 10:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 728
Posted By HeissRod

Does it only happen the first few minutes of cold...

Does it only happen the first few minutes of cold start-up?

https://mbworld.org/forums/w211-amg/403387-those-who-think-whine-upon-cold-start-up-you-air-injection-pump.html
Forum: W211 AMG
10-30-2016, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 751
Posted By HeissRod

Will it be the RapToad?

Will it be the RapToad?
Forum: W211 AMG
10-29-2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3,696
Views: 3,041,530
Posted By HeissRod

Just doing camping things ...

Just doing camping things

http://i64.tinypic.com/ev49zl.jpg
Forum: W211 AMG
10-28-2016, 03:42 PM
Replies: 1,305
Views: 956,242
Posted By HeissRod

See link in my sig

See link in my sig
Forum: W211 AMG
10-27-2016, 09:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By HeissRod

Whenever I use a pirate disc, it works for about...

Whenever I use a pirate disc, it works for about 15 minutes then stops working until I put a factory disc back in
Forum: W211 AMG
10-24-2016, 09:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 799
Posted By HeissRod

I've done the sneaky many times and it has always...

I've done the sneaky many times and it has always worked. Looking at the steps in your link, step 3 is backwards from what I do. I turn the key back to off, THEN release my foot from the pedal.
...
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