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Hey all..im 20 years old and just got my e55 about a month and half ago..i absolutely love this car..the way it pulls is amazing..i had the w210 e320 b4 this and also a w211 e350.but they dont compare to this monster :D. i got my car off paulunm he used to be on this forum. he put h&r springs on it and it handles beautifully. i would love to do some more mods to my car..but dont know where to start on some affordable uprgades.. can anyone help me plz. i also was wondering if there is any intakes made for this car and would it make any performance ups? thanks
 

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there's pretty much nothing you can do to this car that is "affordable" besides the x-pipe mod and pullies. Everything else for this car is very expensive (read:eek:verpriced). Headers are at least $1500, most brands are $3000, ecu tune is $1000, supercharger is $15000. not worth modding it at all seeing as how the supercharger is worth more than most E55's complete value.
 

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Frankie is Frankly speaking... start saving that cash for replacement rubber, if your 20 and in S.Cal. then the tires are going to wear fast due to enjoyment !

The "stock" AMG has a hand-built engine, your "mods" are already built-in.

For you, the x-pipe would be the way to go IF (and ONLT IF) that will pass CA smog inspection - some thing tells me it may not as "modified exhaust" but I am no expert on CA smog anymore (I title all my cars here in Arkansas, no smog).

Do a "soft reset" weekly to set the systems back to heavy default.
 

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Where I live no way could a 20 year old get insurance for a 5.5 litre car. Not even a 3 litre.
 

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Where I live no way could a 20 year old get insurance for a 5.5 litre car. Not even a 3 litre.
I'm still 21 and live in the UK and I've had a S500, E320, A8 4.2 40v, S80 T6 SE, Grand Cherokee 4.0, and some other stuff with similar engines. None of these have been expensive to insure as my first car my underpowered 1.3 Skoda.
 

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Really? How much for the S500. ( And what band are you in?:))
 

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Insurance on the S500 was £1200 when I was 19 which wasn't too bad when my S80 T6 was £950 most of my friends where paying £1400+ for French shopping trolleys with 1.4 engines.
 

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Hey all..im 20 years old and just got my e55 about a month and half ago..i absolutely love this car..the way it pulls is amazing..i had the w210 e320 b4 this and also a w211 e350.but they dont compare to this monster :D. i got my car off paulunm he used to be on this forum. he put h&r springs on it and it handles beautifully. i would love to do some more mods to my car..but dont know where to start on some affordable uprgades.. can anyone help me plz. i also was wondering if there is any intakes made for this car and would it make any performance ups? thanks
Wow...

Wish I was 20 again...

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lol im like the only20 year old thats driving a REAL car out here too.all my friends went out and payed 10 to 15 gs more then me for cars like : honda civic si :confused:..audi a4 2.0t ...the new 3 series..stuff like that.. i mean i understand that these cars are newer and have more features like whipping ur A$$ for u lol.. but who needs a computer to tell u how to drive ur car.. all these new cars just have so much senseless stuff that in my opinion weighs down a car. im not rlly that old to talk about "old fashioned" cuz ive only been driving for 3 years :p.. but out of all the cars ive driven. i could say the e55 is my favorite..ive driven many cars..like my friends 7 45 and c32 amg and bmw 335..audi s4..m3'sss..and the list goes on.. but in my e55 i can actually feel my car... its not a weird computer trying to make every turn as comfortable as possible..idk maybe im just crazy lool. but i feel like this is one of the greatest cars/engine ever built..its 9 years old and i can literally smoke a brand new carrera s..with my two 12's in the car and 4 ppl.. and the other guy was alone..and he had a stick..and he floored it first..to sum it all up , i think we are all very lucky to own such a marvelous machine..such a masterpiece..coming from an w210 e320 to this , is like a dream come true and i am very grateful.. i thank u guys for all ur help and hope to get to know all my amg brothers :D..
 
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