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