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Old 10-21-2018, 06:35 AM
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Hey Joe, could you please do mine?

WDD2042772G084250

looking to buy this beauty. Salesperson said it has the Performance Package, however I could not find in the Vin Decoder. Couls you help?

Thanks!

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Old 12-13-2018, 10:35 AM
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2008 E63
Do you still have the eurocharge ? I would like to buy it

Is this still available?
QUOTE=layzie12g;6545997]I originally posted this in the C63 part of the forum, but I know most of the tech guys are here. Since it applies to E63s also, I thought I would put it in this section as well.

I think we should do the best we can to clear this issue up.

I am a Benz tech and have done cams, lifters, and adjusters on the 6.2. I have seen the cam/lifter failure on engines that should be okay per their engine vin number, but they are suffered the failure. When your getting the constant valve train noise, remove the valve cover, and take a look. It is a pretty easy one to figure out.

Cam adjusters on the other hand have me wondering what is "normal" and what would be considered problematic. I know these cars when new did not make the chatter on start. This is for sure. I have done all four adjusters on an E63 with 100k on it, and I would get 20 degrees of crank rotation before the intake cams would move. New adjusters and the engine stayed in time. Also this engine would pass the adjuster test using an SDS before the adjusters were replaced.

Has anyone had catastrophic engine failure due to a cam adjuster on a 6.2? My car has 108k on it and will occasionally make adjuster noise on start. It will never do it for more then a second. It seems people are having adjusters replaced, and then a few thousand miles later are having noise again.

I have read the L.I. documents, but would like to get some feedback from MB techs or people who have first hand experience. On a side note, I'm also curious if the adjusters not fully advancing timing is the reason some 63s make much more or less power then an identically modified car.

Lets hear what you guys think.[/QUOTE]
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Old 12-29-2018, 01:08 PM
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oops wrong thread--

Joe,

Hoping you can get me the data card for a car I'm looking to purchase--just not sure if it's a true 507 edition.

WDDGJ7HB6FG419535

Thanks so much.

palolo6.2

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Old 01-17-2019, 10:48 PM
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Sorry, wrong thread

Hello Joe,
Could I trouble you to retrieve a data card for this C63?


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