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Forum: W210 AMG
01-30-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Appreciate it, and thank you for following it!

Appreciate it, and thank you for following it!
Forum: W210 AMG
01-30-2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Respect where it's due Sir! I'm looking forward...

Respect where it's due Sir! I'm looking forward to getting a new calliper colour through you!
Forum: W210 AMG
01-30-2017, 03:30 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

I thought it was a U.S, spec thing, thank you for...

I thought it was a U.S, spec thing, thank you for confirming Kaype.
Forum: W210 AMG
01-29-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

I've never seen an E55 with a turn signal there...

I've never seen an E55 with a turn signal there before! Is it a U.S. spec thing? I still love the OEM AMG II Monoblocks, and my look/stance was something that developed from necessity really, after...
Forum: W210 AMG
01-29-2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Still looking clean, even when dirty! Lol Is that...

Still looking clean, even when dirty! Lol Is that an indicator near the corner of your front bumper?
Forum: W210 AMG
01-29-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Do you have photos posted of yours? I'd love to...

Do you have photos posted of yours? I'd love to see another white E55 which is stock - sometimes I miss the ease of the stock car, once you modify it's a never ending story Lol
Forum: W210 AMG
01-29-2017, 08:49 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

For all your viewing pleasure... I took the E55...

For all your viewing pleasure... I took the E55 out of it's usual surroundings (before the accident), and exposed it to some DTM style action in the Middle East. Un-edited, with mistakes and...
Forum: W210 AMG
01-29-2017, 08:41 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

The thread isn't dead. I had what we could...

The thread isn't dead.

I had what we could call a "fender bender", but it wasn't the fenders which were damaged.

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The door has been replaced and body has been repaired. I'm just...
Forum: W210 AMG
11-09-2016, 04:51 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,939
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

It's actually not that difficult to explain. ...

It's actually not that difficult to explain.

Basically, they will clean the whole block with a chemical bath to remove any previous coatings, grease, dirt etc but most importantly, expose any...
Forum: W210 AMG
09-30-2016, 03:55 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Really appreciate you following the thread, and...

Really appreciate you following the thread, and I'll be glad to help where I can with you wheel fitment. My AMG IV's are the "other" option, the SL65 ('05-'07) specs, which have the more aggressive...
Forum: W210 AMG
07-19-2016, 06:37 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,939
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

No problem at all!

No problem at all!
Forum: W210 AMG
07-18-2016, 07:57 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,939
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

I don't know yet, I haven't Dyno'd the car.

I don't know yet, I haven't Dyno'd the car.
Forum: W210 AMG
07-18-2016, 07:56 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,939
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

I have a build thread you can check out images of...

I have a build thread you can check out images of my kit/car etc, feel free to compare.
Forum: W210 AMG
07-15-2016, 07:46 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,939
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Sure thing. Glad to help!

Sure thing. Glad to help!
Forum: W210 AMG
07-15-2016, 03:58 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,939
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Perhaps they had some surplus stock of long-tube...

Perhaps they had some surplus stock of long-tube headers when I ordered mine? You could drop them an email to double check.

I'll contact PB about a discount code for you.
Forum: W210 AMG
07-14-2016, 08:44 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,939
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

If you check out my cars thread, you'll find...

If you check out my cars thread, you'll find links to the PB website. Should you decide to purchase a kit from them let me know, as I've built a relationship with the company now, and can get you a...
Forum: W210 AMG
07-14-2016, 02:50 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,939
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

What kind of power are you realistically aiming...

What kind of power are you realistically aiming for here? You need to be running so serious numbers to be looking at components like axles to be upgraded.

I'm on stock axles, and have had zero...
Forum: W210 AMG
07-14-2016, 01:52 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,939
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

After a lot of research into options for our cars...

After a lot of research into options for our cars I found their to be only one real choice, which also turned out to be the most well priced. I looked at setups from Bilstein, KW, K-Sport, Koni, and...
Forum: W210 AMG
05-24-2016, 01:08 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

I'm having three coats of clear as part of the...

I'm having three coats of clear as part of the refinish, so I'll look into finding a high quality wrap. The replant type sounds great, but we don't have rain here often, so perhaps a UV protective...
Forum: W210 AMG
05-24-2016, 04:37 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

I was looking at a clear wrap for it, what do you...

I was looking at a clear wrap for it, what do you think?
Forum: W210 AMG
05-24-2016, 12:22 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

The 210 is in for some bodywork at the moment....

The 210 is in for some bodywork at the moment. Every dent, scratch, and blemish is being removed - no matter how minuscule. It should be ready by Wednesday, and then a 360mm to 390mm front rotor...
Forum: W210 AMG
05-24-2016, 12:16 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

The way I have set it up it's definitely firm and...

The way I have set it up it's definitely firm and not very forgiving. It's not set to the hardest damper setting now, but it was and then dialled back to get something tolerable for daily use, but...
Forum: W210 AMG
05-22-2016, 03:04 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

I don't think the K-Sport kit is adjustable at...

I don't think the K-Sport kit is adjustable at the rear, is it?



To answer this question in short, I tracked my car for the first time and I was cornering on par with slammed GT86's Lol

I...
Forum: W210 AMG
04-06-2016, 01:14 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

PB Brakes (http://pbbrakes.com) coilover install...

PB Brakes (http://pbbrakes.com) coilover install update.
...
Forum: W210 AMG
04-06-2016, 01:02 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

I'm coming to see you after next weekend Zayed. ...

I'm coming to see you after next weekend Zayed.

It's time we saw each other for a good catch up!
Forum: W210 AMG
04-06-2016, 01:01 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

I can arrange a discount on the kits for anyone...

I can arrange a discount on the kits for anyone interested actually. I just did exactly that for a friend in California who drives a 2002 W210.
Forum: W210 AMG
04-03-2016, 01:26 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

The PB Brakes (http://pbbrakes.com) coilover kit...

The PB Brakes (http://pbbrakes.com) coilover kit arrived the day before yesterday, but I didn't have chance to collect it until today. Fitting is set for tomorrow morning - with a new set of rear...
Forum: W210 AMG
04-02-2016, 12:56 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Thanks for your message. Let me get the kit...

Thanks for your message.

Let me get the kit installed and I'll update you on everything I find in regard to setup versatility.

The pillowball mounts are not applicable on my car because I...
Forum: W210 AMG
03-27-2016, 04:58 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Hi Steve, I'll find out and update you.

Hi Steve,

I'll find out and update you.
Forum: W210 AMG
03-25-2016, 09:57 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

It's already tuned, but I want to tweak and...

It's already tuned, but I want to tweak and optimise it further.
Forum: W210 AMG
03-25-2016, 09:42 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Still haven't got around to getting the car onto...

Still haven't got around to getting the car onto a Dyno for diagnostic runs, but have had time to get online and order what I have found to be the only full coilover suspension system for the W210.
...
Forum: W210 AMG
03-20-2016, 12:45 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

That's great! Anything you need, let me know! I...

That's great! Anything you need, let me know! I have contacts for everything from servicing to parts - and reliable contacts too.

If you private message your number I'll give you a call to just...
Forum: W210 AMG
02-24-2016, 06:04 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,939
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

I've been waiting for these kinds of questions...

I've been waiting for these kinds of questions and answers. Now the challenge really begins with this project!
Forum: W210 AMG
02-08-2016, 05:28 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Problem solved. Had a new t-pipe machined to...

Problem solved. Had a new t-pipe machined to spec, which has replaced the broken and seemingly obsolete plastic unit. Works perfectly and won't need changing again, ever. It's finished with a touch...
Forum: W210 AMG
02-07-2016, 06:52 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Had this t-pipe split on me today. It's taken the...

Had this t-pipe split on me today. It's taken the car off the road, as its part of the coolant system and I don't fancy a seized engine. Should have my custom fabricated metal replacement made and...
Forum: W210 AMG
02-01-2016, 03:32 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

I need to come and check out your new kit!

I need to come and check out your new kit!
Forum: W210 AMG
02-01-2016, 02:28 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Flashback To My Brake Kit Collection I...

Flashback To My Brake Kit Collection

I wanted to share this video from my channel, so people can see that the kind of comradery Zayed shows to members of this forum, is also shown in person.
...
Forum: W210 AMG
01-31-2016, 06:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 628
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

The EGS51 can be flushed... Down the toilet!...

The EGS51 can be flushed... Down the toilet! There's always some kind of obstacle in is reaching perfection Lol
Forum: W210 AMG
01-31-2016, 06:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 628
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

I see! So because my car runs the old and dusty...

I see! So because my car runs the old and dusty TCU, this recalibration is not possible?
Forum: W210 AMG
01-31-2016, 05:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 628
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

So the TCU programme tables need to be modified...

So the TCU programme tables need to be modified to compensate for the new traction levels!
Forum: W210 AMG
01-31-2016, 02:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 628
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Got you. That's how I understood it before, I...

Got you. That's how I understood it before, I just wanted to clarify.
Forum: W210 AMG
01-31-2016, 01:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 628
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Hey Ryan, thank you for this information! Are...

Hey Ryan, thank you for this information! Are these points known to you from experience? And, from the way you've described the cars response to the new "hardware" - would you say that with the...
Forum: W210 AMG
01-31-2016, 10:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 628
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Lol I hear that. Well I'll be the Guinea Pig in...

Lol I hear that. Well I'll be the Guinea Pig in this case I suppose. I'll run some experimental launches and see how I get on. Forum member Zayed (Cm60k) did inform me that the improvements the...
Forum: W210 AMG
01-31-2016, 10:37 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,939
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Zayed and his friend Fabio are the guys to speak...

Zayed and his friend Fabio are the guys to speak to about the paddle shift system, about everything in fact!
Forum: W210 AMG
01-31-2016, 10:00 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,939
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Now I understand. If you have done the...

Now I understand.

If you have done the engine and transmission swap, I'm sure that the ECU/TCU and loom modifications required to get everything working would allow you to add the Tiptronic system...
Forum: W210 AMG
01-31-2016, 09:27 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,939
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

When you say shifter, are you referring to the...

When you say shifter, are you referring to the possibility of paddle shift etc?
Forum: W210 AMG
01-31-2016, 09:11 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,939
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

I see! The engine swap was a smart move, you're...

I see! The engine swap was a smart move, you're absolutely right that it saves a lot of work, since the 113K comes with the forged bits etc as standard. I spoke to forum member Zayed (Cm60K) about an...
Forum: W210 AMG
01-31-2016, 03:12 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Thank you for following the work Tanderso. More...

Thank you for following the work Tanderso. More content and updates will be posted this week.
Forum: W210 AMG
01-31-2016, 03:05 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,939
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Your modification list is similar to mine...

Your modification list is similar to mine actually. I fitted a Kleemann kit to my car over Weistec however - after being made to feel quite disrespected by Weistec when trying to get any kind of...
Forum: W210 AMG
01-30-2016, 03:16 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,939
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Wouldn't he need to change the entire loom of the...

Wouldn't he need to change the entire loom of the car for his method to work? Even then it's a big risk?
Forum: W210 AMG
01-30-2016, 03:13 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,939
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

When I enquired with Weistec (approx 12 months...

When I enquired with Weistec (approx 12 months ago) about one of their superchargers for my '00 E55, they told me they didn't have a unit "compatible" with the N/A M113. Obviously that's not the case?
Forum: W210 AMG
01-30-2016, 03:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 628
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

What's your opinion on the TCU and ESP reacting...

What's your opinion on the TCU and ESP reacting to an upgraded differential in this type of scenario? A Quaife LSD to be precise.
Forum: W210 AMG
01-30-2016, 03:03 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

I owe a lot of its greatness to you! The brake...

I owe a lot of its greatness to you! The brake kit is amazing! It works so well!
Forum: W210 AMG
01-30-2016, 02:10 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Lol indeed! I'll be sure to get some footage of...

Lol indeed! I'll be sure to get some footage of the session.
Forum: W210 AMG
01-30-2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

I'm getting back to business Zayed. Should be...

I'm getting back to business Zayed. Should be putting the car on a Dyno this week, so I can finally get some reliable diagnostic information.
Forum: W210 AMG
01-30-2016, 12:39 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Some eye candy for my fellow 210 connoisseurs. ...

Some eye candy for my fellow 210 connoisseurs.

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Forum: W210 AMG
01-30-2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Thanks for reaching out eFifty5AMG! I know I've...

Thanks for reaching out eFifty5AMG! I know I've been quiet for some time, mainly due to moving house, but all is done on that front. I can finally get back to working on the car and delivering more...
Forum: W210 AMG
06-29-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

W210 Mercedes E55 AMG Project

So the brakes are all fitted, but when putting the wheels into position we found there isn't enough clearance up front (the rears are fine) due to the brake hub offsets. Obviously, that means we need...
Forum: W210 AMG
06-28-2015, 02:34 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

W210 Mercedes E55 AMG Project

I just connected the garage and asked this exact question on your advice Zayed!
Forum: W210 AMG
06-27-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

W210 Mercedes E55 AMG Project

Work is finally underway on the fitting of the big brake kit and I couldn't be happier about that. Headliner is getting done by the same shop, in the alcantara already I got, and so is a retrofit...
06-27-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 594
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

CLK320 Cruise Control Issue

Really appreciate the reply MarcusF, and I didn't take anything you asked as sarcastic.

We recently fitted W212 E63 AMG replica wheels to the car in 18" diameter and new rubber all round.

I'll...
06-26-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 594
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

CLK320 Cruise Control Issue

Hi MBWorld,

I'm currently riding shotgun with my fiancée in her CLK320 and the cruise control keeps disengaging of its own accord.

Has anyone ever experienced this problem before? It's...
Forum: AMG GT
06-25-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,450
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Renntech in the 10s

I wonder where RennTech or Weistec would fare if MKB started building cars for this same aim?

I always find it interesting how much attention a £100k+/- car gets for hitting "10's" when you get...
Forum: W210 AMG
06-25-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,407
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

w211 e55 big brakes on w210 e55

Hey Fabio!

My brake kit will be fitted this week and I'll be using the Motul 660 fluid you recommend. Appreciate the information!
Forum: Middle East
06-25-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,660
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

New Community in the UAE

Our latest GCC based automotive feature:

UAE Subaru Owners Club Meet & Drive - Jabal Jais - Ras Al Khaimah
06-25-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,180
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

IS IT ME OR THIS APP SUCKS??????

You're right, most other forums do use Tapatalk. If my memory serves me right however, Tapatalk is a competitor platform to the MBWord forum/app people.

I was contacted earlier about my complaints...
06-25-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

MBH or Kleeman Down Tubes?

I'm not experienced with your model Mercedes, but I am experienced with Kleemann and their downpipes. I have theirs on my car, and I'm on the second set due to what I would honestly call bad...
06-25-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,338
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Mobile app parse errors

I just downloaded the new app, being referred to the App Store link for it by Bob.

It's called "Garage Talk" and it's release was announced early this month it seems. I never got that...
06-25-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,180
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

I agree with you about the mobile version of the...

I agree with you about the mobile version of the site, it's nowhere near as refined or responsive as it needs to be if they want it to "equal" the app.

The thing which frustrates me perhaps the...
Forum: W210 AMG
06-24-2015, 07:50 PM
06-24-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,180
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

I don't mean to bump but I found this thread when...

I don't mean to bump but I found this thread when searching online for updates and solutions to the "Parse" error this IB app loves so much. I can't believe nothing has been done about this issue.
06-24-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,338
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Any updates on this considering it's been over...

Any updates on this considering it's been over four months since you said "very soon"?
Forum: W210 AMG
06-24-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

They're the correct size with a ball seat not...

They're the correct size with a ball seat not cone, because they're OEM wheels it's has a ball seat. When the tyre shop put cone seat bolts in before it was a mess.
Forum: W210 AMG
06-24-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

You're right, I should have contacted you. I...

You're right, I should have contacted you. I solved it now, so all is well.
Forum: W210 AMG
06-24-2015, 02:56 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Great! Now you tell me Lol

Great! Now you tell me Lol
Forum: W210 AMG
06-23-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Haven't updated the thread in a while due to the...

Haven't updated the thread in a while due to the typical sorts of delays we all face when modifying cars. Sometimes the things we think will be the most simple end up becoming unnecessarily...
Forum: W210 AMG
06-09-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

I know my car comes with the drain plug, so that...

I know my car comes with the drain plug, so that makes my choice pretty simple. The only variable to check is whether your car has a drain plug and you're good to go with your order.
Forum: W210 AMG
06-09-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

You're right Zayed. The car is 15 years old now,...

You're right Zayed. The car is 15 years old now, and even lasted two use summers of 50+ degrees at peak, it's definitely not what I would call a "weak point" in the cars. It's just general wear and...
Forum: W210 AMG
06-06-2015, 02:56 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Their is a servicing kit with exactly what you...

Their is a servicing kit with exactly what you mentioned in it. Seals/gaskets/filters etc. - Are you looking to service the transmission yourself?

I appreciate the words in comfort by the way, it...
Forum: W210 AMG
06-05-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Sagging like old ladies chesticles! ...

Sagging like old ladies chesticles!

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/960x1280/80-image_9151c2cc54aa79991ec8fad540ab424844109bd4.jpg
Forum: W210 AMG
06-05-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

So after a speaking to a few car upholstery...

So after a speaking to a few car upholstery places in Dubai I've come to find the fitting/labour costs are more than reasonable, but Alcantara (genuine) is pricey as hell!

I found a company in...
Forum: W210 AMG
06-02-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

It's due to get cleaner because I took it in for...

It's due to get cleaner because I took it in for all new roof lining yesterday, genuine alcantara matched to the stock colour being fitted. The stock material finally gave up this week, it's lasted...
Forum: W210 AMG
05-27-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

The first set of downpipes Kleemann sent to me...

The first set of downpipes Kleemann sent to me seemed to be made of paper-thin steel, which went on to crack a couple of times around some quite well hidden joins, that when new only the trained eye...
Forum: W210 AMG
05-27-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Subtlety has always been a big thing for me car...

Subtlety has always been a big thing for me car wise, so black or a very dark grey was first choice in calliper colour. I skipped on grey because the new wheels have the titanium finish and grey...
Forum: W210 AMG
05-26-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

My brake kit has had a splash of paint before...

My brake kit has had a splash of paint before fitting.
...
Forum: W210 AMG
05-12-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Thanks Zayed! I tried to call you back after...

Thanks Zayed! I tried to call you back after missing your calls, apologies for that!

I'm going to test fit the brakes and wheels tomorrow. I will call you when I get to the garage!
Forum: W210 AMG
05-12-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

I hear you Faiz. There are so many opinions and...

I hear you Faiz. There are so many opinions and many topics in the forum regarding our cars, but that is all they are usually, just opinions. I try my best to just share information and let you all...
Forum: W210 AMG
05-12-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

The Abu Dhabi Road Trip to collect my AMG/Brembo...

The Abu Dhabi Road Trip to collect my AMG/Brembo brake kit from Zayed:

Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG W210 - Custom Brake Kit #1 - YouTube
Forum: W210 AMG
05-12-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

A video containing an update about the misfire,...

A video containing an update about the misfire, which many people may have missed or not known it's now been rectified:

Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG W210 - Project Update #3 - YouTube
Forum: W210 AMG
05-11-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Bumping this post because the video URL has...

Bumping this post because the video URL has changed.
Forum: Middle East
05-10-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,660
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

I've decided to rename and develop my YouTube...

I've decided to rename and develop my YouTube channel, so will be featuring videos of more cars and projects besides my own on there now.

Check out the latest "Unleashed" post we filmed at Yas...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-08-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,422
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Will your "E55" inlet tubes fit the...

Will your "E55" inlet tubes fit the W210?
Forum: W210 AMG
05-08-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

There are people asking for your expert advise in...

There are people asking for your expert advise in the brake conversion thread my friend.
Forum: W210 AMG
05-08-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,407
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

He's THAT guy.

He's THAT guy.
Forum: W210 AMG
05-06-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

A little exhaust audio: Mercedes-Benz E55...

A little exhaust audio:

Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG W210 - Custom Exhaust Sound #2 - YouTube
Forum: W210 AMG
05-05-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

I'm apprehensive about it, but only because I was...

I'm apprehensive about it, but only because I was such an addict to the Monoblocks. Once it's all bolted on no doubt I'll feel better Lol
Forum: W210 AMG
05-05-2015, 04:33 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

The tires in the shot are not mine. They were on...

The tires in the shot are not mine. They were on the wheel only for protection reasons. My rears will indeed by 30 profile as you pointed out.
Forum: W210 AMG
05-05-2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,407
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

The stock monoblock AMG II's won't fit 8 piston...

The stock monoblock AMG II's won't fit 8 piston callipers Illest, with spacers or not, simply due to the calliper height. 6 pistons would fit, but as I mentioned in me previous reply,...
Forum: W210 AMG
05-04-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Planning to make the drive around that exact time...

Planning to make the drive around that exact time Faiz. Send me an inbox message with your phone number so I can keep you posted!
Forum: W210 AMG
05-04-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Get your tools ready Zayed, it's almost time for...

Get your tools ready Zayed, it's almost time for you to fit this kit! I'll see you again in Abu Dhabi this week my friend!
Forum: W210 AMG
05-04-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

I've not posted much recently, but I have some...

I've not posted much recently, but I have some updates worthy of one.

I finally took delivery of my Killer Chiller kit from KIP after having to wait a couple of weeks in their production queue. It...
Forum: W210 AMG
05-04-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,407
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

If you check into my project thread over the next...

If you check into my project thread over the next week or so, you'll see 8 piston AMG front callipers and 4 piston rears going onto my W210.

It's not a simple process. Custom hubs, hats, and...
04-29-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,854
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

I need to meet these guys.

I need to meet these guys.
Forum: W210 AMG
04-22-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Make it happen! It's all about adventures!

Make it happen! It's all about adventures!
Forum: W210 AMG
04-22-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

When are you coming to see it in person? Lol ...

When are you coming to see it in person? Lol



We're almost there. Interior, brake upgrade, killer chiller and more tuning next.



Thank you Kowalski.
Forum: Middle East
04-21-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,983
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Thank you for replying so quickly Wasim. ...

Thank you for replying so quickly Wasim.

I'll be in touch via WhatsApp!
Forum: Middle East
04-21-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,528
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

What are the session rates?

What are the session rates?
Forum: Middle East
04-21-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,660
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

I have recently created an Instagram profile...

I have recently created an Instagram profile which I am going to develop into a club platform. I'll be arranging meets, track sessions, and other group events through it.

You'll find it under...
Forum: Middle East
04-21-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,983
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Happy to hear that there are finally GCC...

Happy to hear that there are finally GCC distributors for Vossen. Can you confirm whether you are the only GCC distributor? I am based in the UAE and it would be great to know if there is a dealer...
Forum: W210 AMG
04-21-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Another progress report: Mercedes-Benz E55...

Another progress report:

Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG W210 - Project Update #2 - YouTube

Something I forgot to mention the other day as well, was the I had spoken to KIP to get an update about my...
Forum: W210 AMG
04-21-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Wheels are back on the car. Just waiting on the...

Wheels are back on the car. Just waiting on the panels now. Front wings are going to paint along with the door frame plastics/metals you see missing in the photos.

308151

308152
Forum: W210 AMG
04-21-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,085
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

I will be on mine. When I get around to it I'll...

I will be on mine. When I get around to it I'll update my project thread. I was quoted £200 per set of bladders, one set needed per seat.
Forum: W210 AMG
04-20-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Wheels are back from paint. Looking clean again! ...

Wheels are back from paint. Looking clean again!

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/04/20/2bf78b1c2b70a8e6fcd83515c4f11ad8.jpg...
Forum: W210 AMG
04-19-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Appreciate it DDB. It should be an eventful week...

Appreciate it DDB. It should be an eventful week for updates actually!
Forum: W210 AMG
04-19-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

A short project update I pieced together after my...

A short project update I pieced together after my time at the garage today:

Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG W210 - Project Update #1 - YouTube

I will get around to editing the Kleemann kit install video...
Forum: W210 AMG
04-19-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 33,911
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Well as the old saying goes, "if it ain't...

Well as the old saying goes, "if it ain't broke..." Consider this though, instead of wrapping the headers, wrap everything else? That's the route I think I'll be going. The idea being to protect the...
Forum: W210 AMG
04-19-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 33,911
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Word is they can crack if trapping too much heat...

Word is they can crack if trapping too much heat within them, but that will be down to the quality of the headers of course. I wanted to wrap mine but was warned against it.

I'll be posting a...
Forum: W210 AMG
04-19-2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

I'll make sure I cover the results Benzokirk....

I'll make sure I cover the results Benzokirk. They're supposed to react very well with our cars!
Forum: W210 AMG
04-19-2015, 04:11 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 33,911
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

What are you planning on wrapping Snoozie?

What are you planning on wrapping Snoozie?
Forum: W210 AMG
04-18-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 46,068
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

I'm driving mine daily when it's not in the shop...

I'm driving mine daily when it's not in the shop having modifications and improvements performed on it.

I have a project thread on here, a personal Instagram, and a YouTube channel where I...
Forum: W210 AMG
04-18-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,544
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

+ 1

+ 1
Forum: W210 AMG
04-18-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

The NGK plugs have finally arrived! ...

The NGK plugs have finally arrived!

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/04/18/77f094d6d87058961c68c877a5dd95f6.jpg

I'll have them fitted and once the car is back from the bodyshop I'll run...
Forum: W210 AMG
04-17-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

I have two options to choose from and when I've...

I have two options to choose from and when I've decided which to go for I'll share all the information about the kit and fitting process.

Appreciate you checking in Illest!
Forum: W210 AMG
04-17-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

A quick update. The opportunity to upgrade...

A quick update.

The opportunity to upgrade from the stock brakes on my E55 has arisen.

All being well, I'll have more updates about this later in the week.
Replies: 12
Views: 2,844
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

I did email them about it recently and was told...

I did email them about it recently and was told they are working on it. Although after searching the web and this forum it seems that kind of response has been repeated for the last year or more to...
Replies: 12
Views: 2,844
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

All we get is Parse Errors with this app on...

All we get is Parse Errors with this app on iPhone. It's ruining my forum experience. There's no reason in this "day and age" for this kind of error to go on for so long. It's been a few weeks now!
04-16-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 16,286
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

BUMP

BUMP
Forum: W210 AMG
04-14-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

A quick update here. The car has finally...

A quick update here.

The car has finally gone into the bodyshop this week. Some panels have already been removed to go in for paint and I've ordered certain seals and plastics to be replaced due...
Forum: W210 AMG
04-10-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Thanks Zayed! I'll have videos of the more...

Thanks Zayed!

I'll have videos of the more positive news and "fun" driving soon.

I'll ask my servicing garage if the CPS was changed recently, I do have all the servicing papers but its faster...
Forum: W210 AMG
04-10-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

I'm really happy that what I'm doing is helping...

I'm really happy that what I'm doing is helping shine a light on things we face as W210 drivers OB1Kenobi!

I'll have more updates very soon.
Forum: W210 AMG
04-09-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

You're welcome Sir! Once it's running 100%...

You're welcome Sir!

Once it's running 100% right I'll get the videos everyone has been waiting for put together.

I appreciate the support!
Forum: W210 AMG
04-09-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

A video I shot recently to show the misfire...

A video I shot recently to show the misfire behaviour of my E55, which regular readers of this thread will know has now been rectified:

https://youtu.be/fpZbWJ-iOIw

More updates, photos, and...
Forum: W210 AMG
04-09-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

The idiots I ordered my steering rack from (after...

The idiots I ordered my steering rack from (after assuring me its the right one based on their part number and VIN check) have sent the wrong part. It's missing the SPS valve and the fitment area of...
Forum: W210 AMG
04-07-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Definitely a good friend to have Lol We're...

Definitely a good friend to have Lol

We're going to work together on some custom heat shielding for the engine bay I think.

Once I have the new plugs in the car, expect some new videos...
Forum: W210 AMG
04-06-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Totally forgot about this! Just looking...

Totally forgot about this!

Just looking through my phone and found some photos I took the other day.

Anyway, the reason I mention it is because I went to see a guy for some advice on what he...
Forum: W210 AMG
04-06-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

As do I DDB! It's felt like a never ending...

As do I DDB!

It's felt like a never ending story, but I must admit that the help from within the forum has been great motivation to see it through.

I truly appreciate the support my friend!
Forum: W210 AMG
04-06-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

So, I cleared all the cars fault codes earlier...

So, I cleared all the cars fault codes earlier today. It's still performing well, but I do suspect it's not perfect as yet because we're not running the correct spec spark plugs. I'll get that...
Forum: W210 AMG
04-06-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

I think I'll run with the NGK's then Zayed. I'll...

I think I'll run with the NGK's then Zayed. I'll wait for Kleemann to confirm the best hear rating, 5 or 6, and then get them ordered right away.
Forum: W210 AMG
04-06-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

I can feel the car is still a little hesitant and...

I can feel the car is still a little hesitant and I would say that is because of exactly what you say, the plugs which are in now are not to standard.

I'll get the iridium plugs as you recommend...
04-05-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,263
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

A possible "Problem Solved" is on the cards here....

A possible "Problem Solved" is on the cards here.

Reverting back to my project thread for further updates. You can check out today's findings for the misfire in it:
...
Forum: W210 AMG
04-05-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Noted Zayed! After pulling out the plugs,...

Noted Zayed!

After pulling out the plugs, they are totally worn out, in less than 1000 KM's!

Compression tests showed approximately 180 psi (12.4 bar) across all cylinders, which is solid.
...
Forum: W210 AMG
04-05-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Not that we could tell Zayed, although the car is...

Not that we could tell Zayed, although the car is emitting what I would consider a stronger smell of fuel than usual when running. That could be down to running no Cats though, correct?
Forum: W210 AMG
04-05-2015, 03:57 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Just removed the plugs, and considering they were...

Just removed the plugs, and considering they were brand new when the kit was installed in January, they're in a hell of a state:

307155

We're going to order new plugs, and continue the fault...
04-05-2015, 02:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,263
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

I'm just on my way to the garage now, and we're...

I'm just on my way to the garage now, and we're going to be running tests for yours and everyone else's suggestions today.

I'll post running updates, but most likely in the project thread.

I...
04-04-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,263
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

I'll get to that tomorrow and update the thread...

I'll get to that tomorrow and update the thread with the numbers.

We're going to recheck the air/fuel ratios, injector cycles, and MAF voltage too.

Thank you for your feedback! If you have any...
04-03-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,263
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

I'd agree that could be an option if I was...

I'd agree that could be an option if I was running cats, but I'm not. I should have mentioned that in the original post actually. My apologies!

Any other ideas?
04-03-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,263
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Exclamation E55 AMG Misfire

Dear MBWorld Members,

I have another ongoing thread about my car, but I'm starting this one to ask for help and advice on a specific issue. My car has developed a serious misfire over 3000-3500rpm...
Forum: W210 AMG
04-02-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Zayed this is the info from the garage today: ...

Zayed this is the info from the garage today:

"As far as I know, your car does not run the EGR system, as it's an older model with a secondary air pump that is currently disconnected. As of right...
Forum: W210 AMG
04-02-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

We had the resistor installed with the fuel...

We had the resistor installed with the fuel regulator setup, but after remapping, we removed the resistor because apparently it is not needed.

Would you agree with that Zayed?
Forum: W210 AMG
04-02-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Here's some screen shots of the codes too: ...

Here's some screen shots of the codes too: 306965


306966
Forum: W210 AMG
04-02-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Here are the codes for the misfires Zayed: ...

Here are the codes for the misfires Zayed:

P0300
P0302
P0303
P0304

They were read to me just now over the phone from a regular diagnostic system, not a Star system.

The garage also...
Forum: W210 AMG
04-02-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Hey Zayed! AFR was where Kleemann said it...

Hey Zayed!

AFR was where Kleemann said it needed to be. I don't have the numbers to hand but I'll get them from the garage and post them for you.

The O2 sensors are both brand new and working...
Forum: W210 AMG
04-01-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

A full set of new ignition coils and leads went...

A full set of new ignition coils and leads went on today. Like the MAF sensor, they were fitted as both a remedy and routine.

The result? Still misfiring! The misfire now however is down to just...
Forum: W210 AMG
03-30-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

So, we put a new MAF sensor on the car this...

So, we put a new MAF sensor on the car this morning as both a remedy for the misfiring/limping and as a routine thing because it was due a change relative to the cars mileage.

The car started and...
Forum: W210 AMG
03-23-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Glad that the photos/videos help! I'll have more...

Glad that the photos/videos help! I'll have more showcasing the upgrades very soon! If there's any advice or help you ever think I can give for your car, feel free to inbox message me anytime!
Forum: W210 AMG
03-21-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

And thank you for keeping in touch Zayed. It's...

And thank you for keeping in touch Zayed. It's costing me money in car rentals and taxis while I'm without the car. I miss driving it!
Forum: W210 AMG
03-21-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/21/26acfc9...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/21/26acfc9d843c092351e3176beb29d0b7.jpg

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/21/1f62adcbbd2a618ea1725fadfa01f276.jpg

After weeks and weeks of testing...
Forum: W210 AMG
01-23-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Thanks for your message Mickey! It's spurred...

Thanks for your message Mickey!

It's spurred me to write this post now.

We were experiencing fuelling issues just before Christmas/New Years, and they were rectified to an extent, but after...
Forum: W210 AMG
01-02-2015, 03:51 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

That would explain why his YouTube and forum...

That would explain why his YouTube and forum activity dropped off Benzokirk! I didn't even know!

I'll make sure I continue to the showcase work and the driving experience for you all. Just waiting...
Forum: W210 AMG
12-27-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

That explains a lot then Zayed. The Kleemann kit...

That explains a lot then Zayed. The Kleemann kit I went with runs boost pressures best suited to the stock fuel pump pressures, and it was a stock pump they sent with the kit to run inline with the...
Forum: W210 AMG
12-26-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Is there a considerable difference between the...

Is there a considerable difference between the 044 and the stock E55 Bosch pump Zayed? What is the pumping capacity etc of each unit respectively?
Forum: W210 AMG
12-24-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

They are higher capacity Zayed. I'll double check...

They are higher capacity Zayed. I'll double check the CC of them and whether they are the same ones fitted to the SLR.

We're forcing more air so obviously need to send more fuel as you know. There...
Forum: W210 AMG
12-24-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

More videos coming soon as well Zayed!

More videos coming soon as well Zayed!
Forum: W210 AMG
12-24-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Thank you for the support SLCBrandon!

Thank you for the support SLCBrandon!
Forum: W210 AMG
12-23-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Brushing up on his work I see he was running a...

Brushing up on his work I see he was running a built engine. He changed the pistons (and sleeved his block no doubt), ran a smaller pulley for a touch more boost, and on top of that he pushed his rev...
Forum: W210 AMG
12-23-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Ah yes! Very familiar with his work. If my memory...

Ah yes! Very familiar with his work. If my memory serves me right he pushed his engine/transmission to its limits with his modifications. I'm not being as drastic as him. Looking at running a steady...
Forum: W210 AMG
12-23-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

No doubt it's been done, but I don't need to push...

No doubt it's been done, but I don't need to push if I've got supercharger to pull, right?
12-23-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 641
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Appreciate your time and reply Afbenaza. ...

Appreciate your time and reply Afbenaza.

I've gotten the information I needed, that being there is no way of telling whether parts are directly interchangeable without trying them if part numbers...
Forum: W210 AMG
12-23-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Kleemann (http://www.kleemann.dk) 55-K2 Kit...

Kleemann (http://www.kleemann.dk) 55-K2 Kit Install @ House of Cars (https://www.facebook.com/houseofcarsdubai): Day 4
...
Forum: W210 AMG
12-23-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Thanks for your message Cudaized. The only...

Thanks for your message Cudaized. The only drivetrain change will be the fitting of a Kleemann LSD and upgraded bearings to assist in getting the cars power down. Speaking with Kleemann...
Forum: W210 AMG
12-23-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Definitely!

Definitely!
12-21-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 641
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

I've gotten more support from members in the W210...

I've gotten more support from members in the W210 area than in the cars dedicated one. Go figure.
Forum: W210 AMG
12-21-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

We're almost at the finish line now Faiz. There's...

We're almost at the finish line now Faiz. There's more updates to come. Thank you for checking the thread!
Forum: W210 AMG
12-21-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Thank you for the support Benzokirk! I'll make...

Thank you for the support Benzokirk! I'll make sure I get more exhaust sounds into the next one, and yes it was before Lol
12-20-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 641
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Overhead Console Dome Light

I need to replace the dome light console in my lady's CLK 320. The current part number is 2088207401 with colour code 7D43.

Does anyone know whether a unit of the same colour code but having part...
Forum: W210 AMG
12-20-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Kleemann (http://www.kleemann.dk) 55-K2 Kit...

Kleemann (http://www.kleemann.dk) 55-K2 Kit Install @ House of Cars (https://www.facebook.com/houseofcarsdubai): Day 2 & 3
...
Forum: W210 AMG
12-19-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Glad you like it! You're most welcome...

Glad you like it!



You're most welcome my friend!
Forum: W210 AMG
12-18-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Something to keep the people following the thread...

Something to keep the people following the thread amused:

Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG W210 - Sub Zero Motorsport Dyno Session - YouTube

More photos and videos to come of course, and the work should...
Forum: W210 AMG
12-15-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

I will see if the numbers were noted when I get...

I will see if the numbers were noted when I get to the garage again tomorrow. When I made my comment about knowing how the stock headers perform, I meant that in the way of getting under the car and...
Forum: W210 AMG
12-15-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

You're right and I edited my post. Thank you...

You're right and I edited my post. Thank you Zayed!
Forum: W210 AMG
12-15-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

The first stumbling block has been hit, but...

The first stumbling block has been hit, but thanks to Kleemann (http://www.kleemann.dk) and House of Cars (https://www.facebook.com/houseofcarsdubai) it's an "easy fix".

Unfortunately my E55 is...
Forum: W210 AMG
12-15-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

That's what I was hoping for benzokirk. A lot of...

That's what I was hoping for benzokirk. A lot of people "post" about modifications etc but the always want to hold back the important information.

I want to be totally transparent with all this so...
Forum: W210 AMG
12-15-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Lol cheers mickey13!

Lol cheers mickey13!
Forum: W210 AMG
12-15-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

The way the Kleemann pipes match up to the block...

The way the Kleemann pipes match up to the block and they're exactly what they need to be. The mandrel bends and fabrication show the differences in the places where it matters. I don't know how much...
Forum: W210 AMG
12-14-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

My pleasure eFifty5AMG. I feel it makes a...

My pleasure eFifty5AMG.

I feel it makes a refreshing change from constant W211 modification threads. I'll keep updates coming of course and thank you for the support.
Forum: W210 AMG
12-14-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Kleemann (http://www.kleemann.dk) 55-K2 Kit...

Kleemann (http://www.kleemann.dk) 55-K2 Kit Install @ House of Cars (https://www.facebook.com/houseofcarsdubai): Day 1
...
Forum: W210 AMG
12-14-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Great to hear from you Zayed! It's exciting times...

Great to hear from you Zayed! It's exciting times lately, and If you want to stop by the shop to check out the work you're more than welcome!

I'm heading to the shop now to photograph the mornings...
Forum: W210 AMG
12-13-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

So I finally go around to performing a few Dyno...

So I finally go around to performing a few Dyno runs at Sub-Zero Motorsport (http://www.subzeromotors.com) in Dubai today.

The car hit 331bhp at stock with the ESP system disconnected, an ambient...
Forum: W210 AMG
12-12-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Not to worry! I'll be posting plenty of progress...

Not to worry! I'll be posting plenty of progress photos and videos. Thank you for the support!
Forum: W210 AMG
12-12-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

I couldn't agree more. The amount of people who...

I couldn't agree more. The amount of people who "advised" me to "just sell" my W210, buy a W211 instead and tune that was ridiculous.

Everybody but a few were missing the point that I prefer the...
Forum: W210 AMG
12-12-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Lol I think I'm more likely to send you my...

Lol I think I'm more likely to send you my kidneys after how long it took me to decide on which route to take with this type of modification for my E55!
Forum: W210 AMG
12-12-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

The Reveal. Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG W210 -...

The Reveal.

Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG W210 - Kleemann 55-K2 Kit Reveal - YouTube
Forum: W210 AMG
12-11-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Stopped by House of Cars...

Stopped by House of Cars (https://www.facebook.com/houseofcarsgarage) this afternoon to find out that my Kleemann (http://www.kleemann.dk) kit had arrived early! I shot a video of the unpacking and...
Forum: W210 AMG
12-09-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

I was happy to get this message from Arnie, the...

I was happy to get this message from Arnie, the shop manager at House of Cars (https://www.facebook.com/houseofcarsgarage) about my Kleemann (http://www.kleemann.dk) kit finally being en route.
...
Forum: W210 AMG
12-01-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Search @itsjuniorj and you should find me!

Search @itsjuniorj and you should find me!
Forum: W210 AMG
12-01-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

A quick snap of the AMG I posted on my Instagram...

A quick snap of the AMG I posted on my Instagram which I thought I'd also share here. Something to fill the gap until I continue posts about the impending upgrades and modifications.

299508
Forum: W210 AMG
11-29-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

It's currently sitting at just under 84,000 miles...

It's currently sitting at just under 84,000 miles Mickey.
Forum: W210 AMG
11-29-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

I have considered that strongly while looking...

I have considered that strongly while looking into all this, but after speaking with Kleemann directly I've been assured it's not necessary as long as I run their recommended boost pressures and...
Forum: W210 AMG
11-25-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

House of Cars x Kleemann x E55 W210

It's been a couple of months since I've updated this thread, but I wanted to share the news that I am finally going ahead with supercharging the W210.

I'm working with House of Cars...
Forum: W210 AMG
03-14-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 63,929
Posted By M3RC3D3SE55AMG

Not posted for a while but it's time for an...

Not posted for a while but it's time for an update. MagnaFlow 200 CEL sports/high-flow catalytic converters and the WiFi ODB2 connector have arrived.

The cats will be welded into the custom...
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