I think the 55k engine will give you a lot less headache fitting it and be a much more reliable engine. It’s almost a bolt straight in where the M156 will be a total nightmare to fit and even worse to get running.
They did not compare them across bodies. There are several chassis that went unchanged between xx55-AMG and xx63-AMG cars. For example, the R230 SL, the W211 E-Class, etc.
MBZ likes to manipulate its 0-60 figures for marketing purposes. Ironically, they will often understate one model's speed so it does not "compete" with the AMG models. For example, in real world testing, the CLK550 is faster than the CLK55. But on paper, MBZ listed them as the same. The reason being, they still hade some CLK55's on the lots when the CLK550's arrive and they did not want to detract from those sales. This happened with some other models, too.
Because I am addicted to Mercedes vehicles, and because I seem to get myself into all kinds of trouble, I am considering whether a purchase of a Star Diagnostic Tool might be in order. I see a bunch of them offered on eBay but it is hard to tell if they are legit or knockoffs. A lot look like...
I bought a ML320 as my sons first car...the seller told me it had suddenly quit & that it was the fuel pump. After I got it home I removed the fuel pump & filter, had it tested & all is good. All involved and research on the web suspect key problem.....the key is not making communication with...
Post pictures of your ML!
I want to see old pictures, new pictures, pictures of modifications, pictures of you and your ML together, picures of your ML roadtrips, pictures of everything that has to do with the ML!
I luv pics! [:D][;)]
Here are a few of my ML:
Hi. I've got the light gray third row seats, with all hardware and molding, for $325, but you have to pick up near Sacramento. Everything you need is included. I have the darker gray interior, and I put another set of the lighter gray seats in mine, and you can't really tell they don't match...
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