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  1. nickjonesn4

    M113k pulley?

    Worth trying MSL also if long dealer waiting times
  2. nickjonesn4

    E55 Progress Update

    It might be time for her to go to someone who will use her a bit more sparingly and not in the winter.
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    E55 Progress Update

    Had mine 8 years and 65,000 miles now!
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    E55 Progress Update

    Had the dreaded suspension sinking when the ignition off but it was driving normally as the compressor managing to keep air in the system. I think i got to them in the nick of time based on what happened at removal
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    E55 Progress Update

    New front shocks installed just in time.. The drivers side one exploded during removal!
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    The AMG Car park look back picture thread.....

    Lovely looking car, here's mine in its summer boots
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    The AMG Car park look back picture thread.....

    Three decent car park, looking back shots. Scenery helps :)
  8. nickjonesn4

    E55 W211 project - the fun vs frustration balance

    Enjoyed reading this thread... these wonderful cars are worth the time and effort - 1) they effortlessly combine ferocious pace with genuine comfort (something MB have forgotten) 2) they look great, timeless in fact 3) people love them, I am regularly stopped at petrol stations etc for chats...
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    E55 Progress Update

    Thanks, yes she's in very good condition, had most panels resprayed at a very good paint shop in East Calder (Prestige and Performance) and looked after lovingly by Coco Nicol and Craig at Klasse Series for the last 7 years (https://instagram.com/cocoskustoms?igshid=MzRlODBiNWFlZA==) Aiming for...
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    E55 Progress Update

    Meant to add a couple of photos from road trip with a couple of pals in May. Had just torn quad tendon so couldn't take my 911. Glad to say was able to keep up in my 20 year old estate car..
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    E55 Progress Update

    Annual service, just through 120,000 miles New wing mirror housings required as both motors failed New Airmatic control unit installed New front tyres (Dunlop Sport Maxx) New wipers Filters changed Off we go again for more adventures :)
  12. nickjonesn4

    Brabus CL67

    If this is legit it looks like an incredible car. Have always loved these pillarless coupés https://collectingcars.com/for-sale/2001-mercedes-benz-c215-brabus-cl-67
  13. nickjonesn4

    Anyone Fancy a New Shooting Brake?

    I like a white transit
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    E55AMG W211-unrestricted max speed

    Superb - thanks for posting!
  15. nickjonesn4

    Sl70 for sale im UK

    How weird, you can't link to a specific page. Its a Brabus SL73 on this site AutoSL This one Some amazing Merc and other car porn on there so worth a look
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    Sl70 for sale im UK

    Hubba hubba https://autosl.de/vehicle/mercedes-benz-sl-73-amg-brabus-original
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    Sl70 for sale im UK

    Will be interesting to see what this goes for. Possibly the ultimate AMG of the era. https://collectingcars.com/for-sale/1996-mercedes-benz-r129-sl70-amg-1
  18. nickjonesn4

    M177 AMG 4.0S engine in Aston DB11

    Very true! It sounds and goes great though when working. Who knows how good it could have been with some development budget rather than money found down the back of the sofa.
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    M177 AMG 4.0S engine in Aston DB11

    Shame Aston didn't buy the straight 6 from TVR to develop further. That could have been interesting!
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    M177 AMG 4.0S engine in Aston DB11

    Yep, not good and would never buy one. Can only assume it was the transition to mass production that caused the quality issues in that period. Probably why the Mezger engines (no "t") didn't have the same issues as their origins are in racing and from the hand-built era.They seem to have sorted...
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