Photos Outside of Shop Outside of Shop Service Bay Office Entrance Outside of Shop Outside of Shop When you see this, you likely have a problem with the electrical connector into the transmission. SLOW G, FAST S. Why is every car that we work on a shade of gray? “We don’t work on non-Mercedes cars”…Ok, maybe we do some stuff for existing customers. Dynamat Reprogramming. Lots of lights. Quick OBDII scan Another coil pack. Uh oh. That’s too low. Bleeding brakes Brake fluid flush Another S600 with ABC issues E500 wagon in for a battery replacement and a general checkover. 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. c-class display when in diagnostics. Mercedes STAR/DAS. Quick test of all modules. Brake dust cleaning. 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. ESP/BAS/ABS failure Off another one goes Filling up a tire Airbag out. This G-Wagen needed new shocks so we imported some nice KYBs from Germany and cut the old ones out. S65 Drag strip Replacement spark plugs. 8 cylinder motor = 16 plugs. Protected from dust while sanding/painting parts. Some Fluids Interior removel required for install of a backup camera. Out with the old… 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. Needs a new magnet for the camshaft adjustment. $60 repair, not the $2000 that the dealer wanted! Valve Cover Gaskets – sometimes fixed by just tightening bolts, sometimes not. Coil pack replacement Prepping to remove the motor. Entrance Follow the driveway ABC valve block disassembly/cleaning Custom radiator support and custom made K&N intakes Drag strip. Both cars Eurocharged. Cars On the lift That is supposed to be engine oil. Airbox removal for aftermarket intakes. 722.6 transmission valve body conductor plate replacement. Drag tires G-Wagen getting some new motor mounts A couple S500s Parking lot Custom equal length header build for a twin scroll turbo and external wastegate. Correcting some previously spliced wiring. 120k on factory plugs with some obvious water damage Lots of work just to get to three bolts at the top of the rear struts. OM606 performance build. Oil change 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. Headgasket repair on a V8. Really, we don’t do Porsches… 😉 O2 sensors not hooked up + a vacuum leak. Heated seats S600 non-AMG. ABC valve block rebuild Rear airbags for a W211 E Class. Arnott bag on the right. Far cheaper and a more reliable design than the old Mercedes part. New brakes. OEM Mercedes pads and rotors. Off it goes ABC suspension diagnostics. As low as it goes. S600 Heated seat install Some decent cracking on this power steering belt. Time for replacement. Fenders covered to prevent scratches as this E55 undergoes some major surgery. First W204 C63 with a trailer hitch in the USA? 220D. A little older than our usual stuff but still a Benz DAS/STAR Diagnostics Designing stripes Eurocharged tune Some H&R lowering springs paired up with a nice set of Bilstein shocks. Some power upgrades. New mid-length headers, supercharger pulley, and heat exchanger. Intercooler pump upgrade 4000 miles? Tear it apart! Follow the sign A/C repair – temp sensor and recharge Transmission filter replacement/fluid flush. $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. Old 1979 4 speed manual gearbox in for a refresh. Replacing some bearings and synchros. Inside Yet another S600 with ABC issues Wrapped catless downpipes New tune going into an S65 S430 4Matic. Steering box rebuilt and repainted in house Nice wheels on this E55 S600 getting ready to pull into the shop. Parking Lot Intercooler pump upgrade New, built, OM606 swap with a Holset HX40 and 5 speed auto transmission going into an S-Class. Diesel power! Taking off a tire. Gas tank replacement. Red paddle shifters and seatbelts. Your transmission control module should not be filled with oil!