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