I am just about to start some cooling upgrades prior to a modest pulley and remap on the cls55
I have the Bosche 10 pump to replace the original as that seems to be the most reliable upgrade, but which upgraded intercooler heat exchanger is best / most effective at bringing down AITs.
Yeah i know abit worn, Its now at a more sensible price than last time.
Could be worth a look for someone if you have a few K slush fund ready :Dalthough miles are getting abit north.
mercedes e55 amg £7000 | eBay
I have for sale a brand new Mercedes Benz tool for removing the plug leads from 55K engine
The leads are very difficult to remove and this tool will make the job easier
Part number W110 589 01 01 00
£20 + delivery
What would you recommend to buy? Does anyone have data on how these differ from make to make? I'm aware of cheap quality headers that are actually worse than OE log type manifolds. Don't want these! What are the best quality headers available in the market for these cars today? Don't mind custom...
I had the coolant changed back in July however when I did my alternator I lost quite. A bit due to undoing lots of pipework
I just topped up temporarily to get me through winter but i now want to completely drain , flush and refill the system
I found a good diy guide here...
Would someone be kind enough to photograph the alternator pulley area , specifically I am wanting to see how close your IC rubber pipes are to the pulley
I installed a new alternator on mind yesterday and the IC hoses are held in with plastic brackets bolted into the rocker cover ...
Has anyone changed their supercharger belt tensioner recently? that might have the old one still lying around?
I need the centre pulley bolt off it as I have rounded off the internal Torx splines on mine :doh:
I want to replace the bearing on the pulley.
Getting this around 1800/2000 rev's when accelerating quickly
All I can describe it as is a whooshing sound ....I don't know if it's been there before but I've only just noticed it
Could it be an exhaust rattle ?
Guys I recently cleaned and refitted my pads for the first time on my E55K. I noticed that the pads are a really tight fit mainly due to the anti squeal backing that extends to the pads sides.
Is this normal as normally when I have fitted pads they have a bit of room to move?
I have decided to sell the bits I collected to carry out the split cooling on my E55K. The kits includes the following:
Brand new unused BMW reservoir.
Bracket to house the BMW reservoir.
Appropriate coolant hoses to carryout the install.
Appropriate hoses connectors to carryout the install...
I have had a change in the direction i want to take my car and am now selling most of the performance parts.
FTP Supercharger Pulley - £420
FTP V2 Heat Exchanger - £300
FTP Aluminium IC Tank - £350
Fitment: E55 AMG / CLS55 AMG
Bosch High Flow I/C...
Just about to order 1 of these kits.
Wanted to know if there is a huge difference in who makes them ? Anyone used a non UPD kit? There is a good £200 difference in price. is it just a name thing. Has there been any known failures with the cheaper kits..?
I'm trying to round up all the appropriate parts for valve cover replacement ad breather reseal
I've got the special MB sealant for the breather covers , however it is recommended to replace the screws
In the guide I've found t quotes part no : A000000004436. My local MB...
New PCS Under bonnet cooling tank and fitting accessories.
PCS Cooling tank
5m 19mm ply hose
8 x 90 deg bend connectors
Radiator cap for the tank
Everything you need if you want to improve cooling on the 55k Engined cars. Provides lower temps and is a great upgrade for...
Having done a lot of research via mainly the US forums, Ive decided I will have a bash at doing this.
So Ive got the BMW reservoir and all the other bits needed to complete the job. However, before I get carried away I wondered if anyone who has done this has any tips.
My main concerns...