Photos Outside of Shop Outside of Shop Service Bay Office Entrance Outside of Shop Outside of Shop Another coil pack. New brakes. OEM Mercedes pads and rotors. Some Fluids On the lift This G-Wagen needed new shocks so we imported some nice KYBs from Germany and cut the old ones out. Another S600 with ABC issues Some H&R lowering springs paired up with a nice set of Bilstein shocks. Follow the sign Eurocharged tune Reprogramming. Lots of lights. Your transmission control module should not be filled with oil! Designing stripes Really, we don’t do Porsches… 😉 Bleeding brakes Old 1979 4 speed manual gearbox in for a refresh. Replacing some bearings and synchros. Headgasket repair on a V8. Off it goes Replacement spark plugs. 8 cylinder motor = 16 plugs. Custom radiator support and custom made K&N intakes Steering box rebuilt and repainted in house Intercooler pump upgrade Some power upgrades. New mid-length headers, supercharger pulley, and heat exchanger. Oil change Follow the driveway Mercedes STAR/DAS. Quick test of all modules. Intercooler pump upgrade 220D. A little older than our usual stuff but still a Benz E500 wagon in for a battery replacement and a general checkover. Brake dust cleaning. Protected from dust while sanding/painting parts. Gas tank replacement. S430 4Matic. Out with the old… c-class display when in diagnostics. Yet another S600 with ABC issues Heated seats New tune going into an S65 Wrapped catless downpipes Heated seat install Transmission filter replacement/fluid flush. Drag tires When you see this, you likely have a problem with the electrical connector into the transmission. DAS/STAR Diagnostics ABC suspension diagnostics. As low as it goes. 722.6 transmission valve body conductor plate replacement. Needs a new magnet for the camshaft adjustment. $60 repair, not the $2000 that the dealer wanted! 120k on factory plugs with some obvious water damage G-Wagen getting some new motor mounts Big Turbos. The turbo on the left is from a Dodge CUmmins 6.7L diesel truck and the one on the right is out of a Dodge Cummins 5.9L diesel. Yup, these go into some built Mercedes cars. Entrance Quick OBDII scan Airbag out. $200 special tool to install a $15 part. Without the tool, damage of the very delicate tone ring is very likely to happen, leading to ABS/Traction control errors, sometimes right away, sometimes not for 10k miles. The magnets inside do not like being hammered. S600 non-AMG. Uh oh. That’s too low. ESP/BAS/ABS failure New, built, OM606 swap with a Holset HX40 and 5 speed auto transmission going into an S-Class. Diesel power! Parking Lot Off another one goes Cars Rear airbags for a W211 E Class. Arnott bag on the right. Far cheaper and a more reliable design than the old Mercedes part. Prepping to remove the motor. A couple S500s Interior removel required for install of a backup camera. S600 Coil pack replacement Brake fluid flush That is supposed to be engine oil. Custom equal length header build for a twin scroll turbo and external wastegate. Dynamat Parking lot OM606 performance build. Valve Cover Gaskets – sometimes fixed by just tightening bolts, sometimes not. Water pump replacement on an E500. Generally these pumps do not leak or show signs of failure until complete destruction. Remove the belt and check for play at every oil change. Inside Lots of work just to get to three bolts at the top of the rear struts. Filling up a tire ABC valve block rebuild Red paddle shifters and seatbelts. Airmatic, one of the biggest expenses on the W211 E-Class cars. This car was in because the rear end sagged overnight requiring replacement of the rear airbags. Fenders covered to prevent scratches as this E55 undergoes some major surgery. Wheel bearing replacement. The front wheel bearings on non-4matic cars can generally be adjusted a couple of times before needing replacement. We use the very brightly colored neon green wheel bearing grease. The grease seems to last forever. This is 70k miles old and still bright green. Airbox removal for aftermarket intakes. A/C repair – temp sensor and recharge Taking off a tire. Correcting some previously spliced wiring. SLOW G, FAST S. Why is every car that we work on a shade of gray? S65 Drag strip Drag strip. Both cars Eurocharged. “We don’t work on non-Mercedes cars”…Ok, maybe we do some stuff for existing customers. Nice wheels on this E55 4000 miles? Tear it apart! Some decent cracking on this power steering belt. Time for replacement. ABC valve block disassembly/cleaning O2 sensors not hooked up + a vacuum leak. First W204 C63 with a trailer hitch in the USA? S600 getting ready to pull into the shop.