2003 Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG Sedan
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Classic Car Overview
This is a street legal TRACK DAY car. Motor was upgraded by previous owner to about 550 HP and I have reduced weight and upgraded brakes for track day use. I have done 8 trouble-free track days at Watkins Glen. I recently passed NYS inspection and is ready for the first spring track days. Car is not suitable to convert back to being a luxury cruiser as many of the luxury features like cooled seats are not functional. See details below.
Engine / Trans Upgrades:
o 84 mm pulley raised boost 13 to 15 psi
o Belt Wrap Kit
o Eurocharger Performance modified ECU to match boost
§ Peak HP – 557; Peak Torque 616 ft-lb
§ Speed limiter to 200 mph
§ Rev limiter to 6700
§ Max boost 15 pis
o Eurocharger Performance modified TCU
o OLM Intrcooler
o Maziere 20 gpm intercooler water pump
o External trans cooler (not in radiator)
o Upgraded TCU
§ Remove rear seats
§ Remove most trunk items, CD changer etc.
§ Braille battery
§ Lot more possible
Front brake discs and shields (see below)
§ Lighter / stronger front wheels - Vibe Stance SF03 -8x18 F 30 offset, 9x18 rear 39 offset
§ Front discs 2-piece Giro Disc directional slots and drilled (they actually pump air)
§ Removed front dust shields.
§ Front pads: EBC Yellow not good, changed to Pagid RS Endurance Racing pads
§ Rear discs re-faced
§ Rear pads: EBC Yellow work fine
Tires are good for a few more days on track: Rear Bridgestone Potenza S-04 265/35/18; Front RE 71R 245/40/18
o New spec plugs (NGK)
o Redline 5W40 motor oil (I have removable dip stick)
o Mobil 1 Oil Filter
o New Air Mahle Filters
o Purged brake fluid prior to each track weekend, Pentosin Super DOT 4 (OEM fluid)
o Confirmed previous owner did ATF flush / change
o Purged / changed PS Fluid – Pentosin CHS11S
o M-B dealer replaced entire fuel tank including fuel pumps (warranty issue)
o Suspension: Tie rods, front ball joints, control arm, and control arm bushings replace as needed.
§ 4-wheel alignment
o Replaced RH exhaust header
o Replaced valve cover gaskets
o Replace upper and lower intake manifold gaskets and air cooler out temp. sensor, due to leak in intact track. Now passes State Inspection.
§ Replace FI lower O-rings
o Change SC oil
o New TCU and re-cloned chip to earlier modification. New seal between TCU and trans.
Replace alternator voltage regulator
First $19,000 will buy the car; I will accept a lower GOOD offer from someone who will use the car as it is currently intended.
Vehicle History Report
Classic Car ID101080837
Transmission5 Speed Shiftable Automatic
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