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What i mean to say is, I have a 2002 C240, and Id like to upgrade my engine to a C 55 AMG or C32 AMG.

I'm not sure if that's possible with Benz's, so can anyone give me their opinion about this, and if it's possible where could I find a engine ?lol
 

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This is what AMG department is doing.
From what I know on the side of putting more powerful engine, they beef-up the suspension, but better wheels, better brakes and lot of additional gadgets.
Don't think I would like much more powerful engine without adequate brakes to stop it.
Money pit.
 

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lol im trying to get the engine ..it can be used..aslong as it doesnt have over 40 k miles on it..
 

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You'll need to beef up your transmission, get bigger brakes, get a better handling suspension, and lot of electronics.
 

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lol dont worry bout my budget ;) just iunno what all imma need if i wanna put that engine and shit in it
 

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Big Aleks said:
lol dont worry bout my budget ;) just iunno what all imma need if i wanna put that engine and shit in it
The reason he politely asked, big baller, is because it doesn't make much sense to take a rock bottom econobenz and drop $20,000 of upgrades into it. Sell it and buy an AMG.
 

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I think it's a bad idea. Buy an AMG that was built to be one in the first place.
 

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Big Aleks said:
... Id like to upgrade my engine to a C 55 AMG or C32 AMG.

... if it's possible where could I find a engine ?lol
The best place to find an engine is inside a C32 AMG. You buy that one and sell your C240.

Of course, you could buy the C32 AMG, then pay a mechanic to swap over the engine, brakes, transmission, suspension, trim and badges to your old car. But what would be the point of that?
 

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Big Aleks said:
ahh so just putting a engine in it wouldnt such a good idea?
I think you finally got the point.
 

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Big Aleks said:
ahh so just putting an engine in it wouldnt such a good idea?
Ummmm, ... no.

"Not such a good idea" would be an understatement.
 

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The only way this would ever be a good idea, is if you bought a scale model of an AMG car and put it in your glove compartment.

Just buy a true AMG, or hell, get it tuned by Brabus if you have the cash.
 

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In that case, buy the C32 AMG, then just swap over the badges and aero kit so it looks like a C240. You might need to buy new C240 badges if you want to sell it. Unless you can find someone like yourself who wants to look good in a C32 AMG that goes like a C240.
 

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well you can improve some power on the cheap by supercharging your engine. It wouldnt be that cheap but still more practical and cost efficient than trying to open mini-amg workshop in your backyard.
 

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Big Aleks said:
only reason i wanted to do this is so ppl dont know its a AMG engine..lol
Would you please go out to your garage for a minute and make sure you have a C240 and not a......oh, I dunno...Chevy Citation.
The only visual difference, lest ye pop the hood, is the badging. I understand the sleeper concept for maybe a Camaro or a 'Stang but an MB?
 

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theboss said:
well you can improve some power on the cheap by supercharging your engine. It wouldnt be that cheap but still more practical and cost efficient than trying to open mini-amg workshop in your backyard.

lol that sounds funny "mini amg workshop in your backyard" lol but where can i get performance upgrades for c240 cause i cant find em anywhere?
 
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