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