Restoring A Rare Mercedes E55 AMG Super Wagon! Satisfying 5 Week Transformation Fixing EVERYTHING!

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I love AMG and had to save a very neglected yet ultra-rare Mercedes E55 AMG wagon. Only 193 of these super wagons were imported to the U.S and this one was driven into the ground and has 232,000 miles. In this video, you'll watch a complete 5-week transformation from fixing rust holes to paintwork, mechanical repairs, transmission issues, paint correcting, and much more. Sit back, grab a pop and enjoy the show!

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  • LegitStreetCars
    LegitStreetCars2 mesi fa

    What car should I save next?

  • Matthew Reece Baaliah

    Matthew Reece Baaliah

    3 giorni fa

    @Ruhi abdulrazack we don't care

  • Data Sailor

    Data Sailor

    13 giorni fa

    I’m getting on in years and won’t be able to follow my car dreams. I have one-owner (me) 1986 300E with the rare 5-speed. The color is desert tan over palomino MBTex. The ODO died at 299k miles fifteen or more years ago. I was rear ended in December, 1997, and have never been happy with the repair that was done. I have a ton of contemporaneous documentation including an AMG catalog and a personal letter to me from the local AMG dealer with a complete price list. My plan was to upgrade the ignition to coil-per-plug and the fuel injection to sfi. I have a M104 fuel rail, a trigger disk and distributor cap replacement with Hall effect sensor, throttle position sensor. I also have a W124 limited slip kit for the diff. The roadside emergency kit has never been unwrapped. I also have a rolling parts car with 5-speed. The A/C was upgraded to the better compressor and R134 refrigerant. I’m not going to lie. There is some rust.

  • Data Sailor

    Data Sailor

    13 giorni fa

    @Michael Monahan I have a 1986 W124 parts car with 5-speed that I could contribute to the project.

  • Bruno G

    Bruno G

    14 giorni fa

    How about a SAAB?

  • Boost On Boost

    Boost On Boost

    24 giorni fa

    What about a 94 Volvo 850 turbo

  • Bamsebrakar2011
    Bamsebrakar201115 ore fa

    Nice work, I adored the S211 too, had a very early black 2003 which I kept for 12 years. It kept very well.

  • pro az
    pro azGiorno fa

    you look like staying in Germany

  • Dave Johnson
    Dave JohnsonGiorno fa

    The Benz whisperer strikes again! Awesome job!!

  • DaytonCarCare
    DaytonCarCare2 giorni fa

    Some of these models share the same bell housing as the Chrysler Crossfire so you can turn it into a manual.

  • Issoop Dilloo
    Issoop Dilloo3 giorni fa

    Lovely

  • Latron Williams
    Latron Williams3 giorni fa

    soda down this way buckaroo..

  • Brittany Baker
    Brittany Baker6 giorni fa

    The abhorrent peak hopefully tire because toad experimentally thank by a periodic teaching. godly, brown jute

  • Adam Murray
    Adam Murray6 giorni fa

    Your channel has come a long way, man. Keep it up!

  • Aj Miami
    Aj Miami6 giorni fa

    Just needs tint. I’ll definitely try to win that car.

  • Aj Miami
    Aj Miami6 giorni fa

    Awesome job. Love those cars also.

  • Chitown 388
    Chitown 3887 giorni fa

    Couldn't believe that I watched the whole thing without blinking an eye and without realizing that it was a 41-minute video! Time just flew by .. and I don't even like wagons. Awesome video. Well done!

  • Dan Madden
    Dan Madden7 giorni fa

    Really like your channel!

  • pedro veloso
    pedro veloso8 giorni fa

    hummmmmm, you didnt show the motor in end.. did you cleanit????? ......... hummmm... you mist a spot ...kkkk

  • Trystan g
    Trystan g8 giorni fa

    Tu parle un peu beaucoup arrête

  • Garret C
    Garret C8 giorni fa

    Nice job Alex!!

  • TRD TREK
    TRD TREK9 giorni fa

    Amazing work.

  • Jim R
    Jim R10 giorni fa

    These videos have convinced me not to buy a German car, ever. If I ever did own one, I would make sure to trade it in, a week before the warrantee expires. I used to work on German printers for my job and a printer from Japan made from some sheet metal and a lot of plastics, when made by a German has a base plate made from a 2 inch thick Aluminum casting with all sorts of machine work done by a CAD/CAM machine. I had to replace a switch in that printer which made it necessary to completely disassemble the printer. That AMG has parts which could be cast in one piece, but are assemblies of 20 parts.

  • Mick Pilsworth
    Mick Pilsworth10 giorni fa

    I love these cars! What a great job.

  • Vardan Yaylayanc
    Vardan Yaylayanc11 giorni fa

    gut Job !!!

  • TheMan TheLegend
    TheMan TheLegend11 giorni fa

    Biden supporters say pop.

  • MISC BITS
    MISC BITS11 giorni fa

    ABS ring: heat it up to 60C in a hot box (and cool the axle) - it should just slip straight on if you're quick

  • zoran stankovic
    zoran stankovic11 giorni fa

    So no need coding after changing conductor plate to get rid of limp mode?

  • Sunand Ep
    Sunand Ep12 giorni fa

    Loved the work :) Viewer from India :P

  • Shaun
    Shaun12 giorni fa

    Awesome transformation from what it was, lovely detail work.

  • Chase Kolssak
    Chase Kolssak12 giorni fa

    I live next to Glenview

  • heldgop
    heldgop12 giorni fa

    why isnt he using some wd40 or any other low viscosity oil?

  • Legend Cox
    Legend Cox13 giorni fa

    That's a nice unit.

  • Data Sailor
    Data Sailor13 giorni fa

    That water pump was just stamped crap.

  • Diego Suarez
    Diego Suarez13 giorni fa

    beauty !! sent it back to Ecuador I need that one .. 😁👍

  • bigwilly43729
    bigwilly4372913 giorni fa

    That's a whole new car. Awesome work!

  • SanJuanCreole
    SanJuanCreole14 giorni fa

    I dig this channel 👌 🙌

  • TYLER Johnson
    TYLER Johnson16 giorni fa

    The steady deterioration of the gloves really sells the ring replacement

  • Ciuva 1988
    Ciuva 198816 giorni fa

    É uma pena que os gringos tem as melhores ferramentas e produtos, mas não são os mais caprichosos.

  • Troy Huntley
    Troy Huntley17 giorni fa

    Dude, great job on the car looks awesome!

  • big teddy
    big teddy17 giorni fa

    Soda. Pop. Station wagon? It's an estate car.

  • Mark St. Pierre
    Mark St. Pierre18 giorni fa

    Very well done

  • Jurica Colic
    Jurica Colic19 giorni fa

    Imagine paying someone to do all this work.

  • ElektroDa
    ElektroDa20 giorni fa

    Not a single work you did on this car was done properly. I hate when ITwindowrs pretend to be anything else than ITwindowrs. It's a shame, you are doing this just for the show

  • LUIS United Kingdom
    LUIS United Kingdom22 giorni fa

    Dude watching you all the way from São Paulo Brazil if you got nothing better to... I'll be glad to have this awesome machine!!!

  • Tim Fenton
    Tim Fenton23 giorni fa

    Like the start to finish in one video, excellent, thanks

  • phil t
    phil t23 giorni fa

    But it has 239k on the clock!

  • Black Forest
    Black Forest23 giorni fa

    Do you want to get rid of the old rims and tires by the way nice station wagon

  • Edo G
    Edo G24 giorni fa

    This is the BEST time to BUY more THETA💖 for good price before Mainnet 3.0 on June 30. THETA💖 - you can't stop Godzilla

  • Ray Charles
    Ray Charles25 giorni fa

    Man that garage... exactly my dream garage... congrats

  • Chad Kinelski
    Chad Kinelski25 giorni fa

    Somehow I got unsubscribed from your channel, not sure what happened. Love this restoration, so awesome to see a solid car kept on the road. Great job putting together 5 weeks worth of footage... seamless! What's the deal with the giveaway?

  • Ted Na Thalang
    Ted Na Thalang26 giorni fa

    Do you sell some of the cars you have ?

  • Sergiy Salamandyk
    Sergiy Salamandyk26 giorni fa

    Subscribed, just because you have a Jeep XJ in your garage.

  • Chris George
    Chris George27 giorni fa

    The acidic conga rhetorically curve because rake objectively heap after a icky birth. sweet, kindhearted voyage

  • Criq deKuyper
    Criq deKuyper27 giorni fa

    Dodge Magnum…

  • lee Van Dyke
    lee Van Dyke28 giorni fa

    E55 give a way. 👍

  • lee Van Dyke
    lee Van Dyke28 giorni fa

    Nicely done

  • louieblh
    louieblh29 giorni fa

    Hey my business partner has a Tuned Cls 55 amg he would like some advice on mods if you had time

  • Mohamed Yasin Arakkal
    Mohamed Yasin ArakkalMese fa

    Change the oil pump gears and there’s an o ring that can go bad and blow up the engine

  • Taffy7hfa
    Taffy7hfaMese fa

    Really great work , you made diagnosing the faulty abs look so simple :) , I have an ML 350 and an ML 270CDI , would love to own an E55 at some point, especially an Estate (Wagon)

  • Mike B.
    Mike B.Mese fa

    Bro, your garage looks like a garage from gTA online. Keep up the great work.

  • beigesedan
    beigesedanMese fa

    Wow!

  • wyrien
    wyrienMese fa

    That Volvo estate in the background when you wash it!

  • Patrick M
    Patrick MMese fa

    Enjoyed the video deff iconic car . Would have liked to see the detailed engine bay which I'm sure you cleaned ?? Can u show it and how u cleaned it

  • Pj L
    Pj LMese fa

    Use boiled water to remove Ppf,works 100 times better

  • R Monkey
    R MonkeyMese fa

    I'll grab a soda, I'm in California, thanks for the heads up.

  • Travis Walker
    Travis WalkerMese fa

    That's my dream car I love wagons. I have a 05 Volvo v50 t5.

  • Jahmal Souffrant
    Jahmal SouffrantMese fa

    Loved the video!

  • Mohamed Yasin Arakkal
    Mohamed Yasin ArakkalMese fa

    It’s soda not pop alex

  • Scott Farris
    Scott FarrisMese fa

    I’m the South, we call them Cokes. Everything is a Coke, then you say what flavor you want.

  • LegitStreetCars

    LegitStreetCars

    Mese fa

    I've heard of this. Very interesting

  • Doc Dahk
    Doc DahkMese fa

    Fucking ADS?!

  • Binky the Cat
    Binky the CatMese fa

    This was my favorite video you've made.

  • ealiev60
    ealiev60Mese fa

    damn your mic is awful :( need to invest into better one, too loud and really hard to listen through headphones

  • Random Thomas
    Random ThomasMese fa

    Is there something like fcp euro for Japanese cars and American cars

  • kctyphoon
    kctyphoonMese fa

    I would highly suggest trying Meguiars Ultimate compound and Wax. That stuff is amazing, and worked better than the “professional” compounds on the black car i used to own. Took off the scratches, oxidation, water, and sap stains from a car that sat for years under a tree in no time. I have a small toolbox filled with different compounds and that stuff worked way better, way faster, just with a wool pad. The paint was so bad i was convinced the entire car was going to need to be wet sanded.. it took EVERYTHING out. Highly recommended. For great, cheap and nice smelling dashboard cleaner that actually helps REPEL dust - instead of a bunch of silicone that just just traps and collects it - try Lemon Scent Pledge.. you’d never expect it to work so well. That wagon needs some tinted windows... if nothing else it’ll help preserve the dash and all the leather.

  • kctyphoon
    kctyphoonMese fa

    Whoever owns that snap on screw driver is not gonna be happy.

  • detonator2112
    detonator2112Mese fa

    What a beautiful car. Mercedes design is so timeless and they always have certain "grace" that other German rivals can't quite capture. It's the power of the Star. Cheers from Finland, enjoyed the video and keep up the good work man!

  • Slow Motion
    Slow MotionMese fa

    what a fake cleaning ! These cars cost round about 15000$ in Germany with 83.000 Kilometers: www.autoscout24.de/lst/mercedes-benz/e-55-amg?sort=standard&desc=0&ustate=N%2CU&size=20&page=1&cy=D&atype=C&fc=0&qry=&recommended_sorting_based_id=d7fc361f-f353-4361-8726-c0edf594a8fb&gclid=Cj0KCQjw4v2EBhCtARIsACan3nwj4Qh_rBhhN9OM9Rh_ThANjEQvfe44l11Z7eGwwsfQigJxZXyzY4UaAh50EALw_wcB

  • Kilium Earth
    Kilium EarthMese fa

    Really satisfying vid. Excellent work. Water pump went on perfectly 🤘

  • hipp Hyseni
    hipp HyseniMese fa

    If you want to make it a muzeum car why change the speed sensor😂❤️

  • alex s
    alex sMese fa

    only if you give it away. I think I've given a couple cars away and that's the best.

  • alex s
    alex sMese fa

    I'll take it :>)

  • Nelson Joaquim
    Nelson JoaquimMese fa

    Great journey Alex. The car is beautiful. It will make someone really happy I bet! Thanks for this wonderful channel. Peace 🌈

  • Troy Fankell
    Troy FankellMese fa

    I love the W211 wagons and really like the channel content. This inspires me to get an E63 or E55 wagon after I finish a few more projects.

  • Keith Mort
    Keith MortMese fa

    Alex fantastic video. I thought the 7 speed 722.9 transmission had the problem with cracked conductor plates. I didn't know the 722.6 had the same problem

  • Joseph Segovia
    Joseph SegoviaMese fa

    Wow. This car looks great!

  • Jitish Mudgal
    Jitish MudgalMese fa

    Your engine sitting there while the whole car gets cleaned.

  • TheArtoftheFlip
    TheArtoftheFlipMese fa

    Just curious what this car is worth in this condition with this milage?

  • Brayden Plays
    Brayden PlaysMese fa

    Next you should do a 1971 mustang boss 429

  • Brayden Plays
    Brayden PlaysMese fa

    Love the video, also the transitions are amazing. I’m just saying that your editing looks really good

  • Ali Cherif
    Ali CherifMese fa

    Salla Allahou Allayhi wa sallem Salla Allahou Allayhi wa sallem

  • Stuart Peacock
    Stuart PeacockMese fa

    Absolutely brilliant

  • Deathless2288
    Deathless2288Mese fa

    What compound is used for headlight restoration?

  • David H
    David HMese fa

    Can someone tell me which compound he used on the headlights? Thanks

  • Simon the mechanic

    Simon the mechanic

    Mese fa

    polishing compound

  • Robert Huerta
    Robert HuertaMese fa

    Love that wagon. SPEED WAGON !

  • Matei Manolachi
    Matei ManolachiMese fa

    in my country a mercedes e-class mirror is 50lei(10bucks) XD europe how to not love german cars here

  • Wiktor
    WiktorMese fa

    32:46 Anyone know ID of BMW's wheels at the background?

  • Paul Floyd
    Paul FloydMese fa

    Went looking for one of these after watching the transformation. I would daily drive one of these. I would get so much use out of it. Would be way better and cooler than my dented very used Honda fit I have now.

  • Tahir Rana
    Tahir RanaMese fa

    @23.48 you have the brake calipers dangling in free air!

  • Carl
    CarlMese fa

    Oh cool, my diesel 211 wagon has rust in the exact same spots. It's almost the same car! Just 299 less horsepower and 3 fewer cylinders :(

  • Andy Parry
    Andy ParryMese fa

    When removing PPF, use boiling water. It melts the adhesive, and the PPF peels off easily, without leaving adhesive on the paintwork.

  • Loay Qasem
    Loay QasemMese fa

    😍😍😍💪🏻💪🏻💪🏻💪🏻

  • Alaska Cashman
    Alaska CashmanMese fa

    Hey I have a 2004 S600 Benz and I switched the ABC shocks to Spring shocks and I have some questions on how to bypass and what to do with the power steering pump and ABC Reservoir do I take off the high pressure hose and put a bolt in the power steering pump to cut whole system out or is best to leave it in and cap off at ABC Lines?

  • Alaska Cashman

    Alaska Cashman

    Mese fa

    I'd really appreciate it if you could help me I'm stuck on this

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    RPM Auto StudioMese fa

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  • Rj Kay
    Rj KayMese fa

    You continue to impress over and over again. I love these...keep it up!!!

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