New to me daily driver

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I was in the market for a new daily driver.

The criteria was 4 doors, low miles, comfortable, and quick. I wanted to stay under $25k, the cheaper the better.

I have always liked these cars, I didn't want the newer 6.3.... So this is my new to me 05 E55 AMG. 41k miles... ended up talking the guy down over $6k from his original asking price.

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Gorgeous car. I always loved those. Can you post more interior pictures?
 

HEMI LOL

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fantastic cars, i adore mine. if you've got any questions feel free to ask. also check out mbworld.com for info. the best AMG forum around.
 

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Gorgeous car. I always loved those. Can you post more interior pictures?

Still need to get some good interior pics. I plan to do a flat bottom Alcantara wheel in the future with shift paddles.

129 degrees? TF?

Nice score though!

Gotta love the Arizona heat after sitting in the parking lot.

fantastic cars, i adore mine. if you've got any questions feel free to ask. also check out mbworld.com for info. the best AMG forum around.

I was just reading your thread on here lol. You still enjoying yours after a couple years? already been lurking mbworld!
 

HEMI LOL

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Still need to get some good interior pics. I plan to do a flat bottom Alcantara wheel in the future with shift paddles.



Gotta love the Arizona heat after sitting in the parking lot.



I was just reading your thread on here lol. You still enjoying yours after a couple years? already been lurking mbworld!
yes sir. its been fantastic! zero issues, always fun to drive and sleeper for sure.
 

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What kind of beta cuck lets himself get talked down $6K? LOL!

Nice score OP. Hope the maintenance stays reasonable for you.
 

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What kind of beta cuck lets himself get talked down $6K? LOL!

Nice score OP. Hope the maintenance stays reasonable for you.

Lol, I brought a backpack full of cash and I was going to walk away. He told me to make an offer before having to drive 2 hours home and said he wouldn’t be offended. Well that was my queue to lowball him by $7k.

And yeah I already prepared myself for the cost of maintenance and mods.
 

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I had an ‘04 E55 for 3-4yrs.
Absolutely killer DD.
One question—dynamic seats?
I actually still have a cool set of AMG style replica wheels. 18” to keep the DD ride nice, PM me if interested.
I kept them because I said I’d eventually have another E55 and they should fit the Hellcat but probably neither will happen.
-J
 

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Holy cow. I’m in the market for the same car. I have my eyes on 2 at the moment trying to figure if it’s worth my time to travel 1200 miles to save $1000 or take the car only 200 miles away
 

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I had an ‘04 E55 for 3-4yrs.
Absolutely killer DD.
One question—dynamic seats?
I actually still have a cool set of AMG style replica wheels. 18” to keep the DD ride nice, PM me if interested.
I kept them because I said I’d eventually have another E55 and they should fit the Hellcat but probably neither will happen.
-J

I may be interested. I’ll send you a pm tonight.

No dynamic seats. No push Button start either.

Holy cow. I’m in the market for the same car. I have my eyes on 2 at the moment trying to figure if it’s worth my time to travel 1200 miles to save $1000 or take the car only 200 miles away

It’s hard to say. That $1000 would be quickly eaten up by gas and travel costs.
 

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Very nice man! Sweet ride.
Congrats and enjoy.
 

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Gorgeous car. Mine was great to me for a few years as my daily and still great as my dad bought it from me.

I'm sure you know, be prepared to replace the air springs if they haven't been already. Only other issue I had with mine was it needed one new half-shaft, but that was a random issue and I haven't heard of that being remotely normal.

It looks lowered? Any mods as bought or any plans?
 

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Murder that car out and get some 6K HID's and decent LED's for everything including the interior, You have me thinking about a MB, after my lease is up I'd like this or a CL5-600... not sure
 

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Gorgeous car. Mine was great to me for a few years as my daily and still great as my dad bought it from me.

I'm sure you know, be prepared to replace the air springs if they haven't been already. Only other issue I had with mine was it needed one new half-shaft, but that was a random issue and I haven't heard of that being remotely normal.

It looks lowered? Any mods as bought or any plans?

Already planning for arnotts. It is lowered on links.

I plan on getting the full f1 fab suspension so I can align it properly.

Pulley, tune, fmic, Bosch intercooler pump.

Murder that car out and get some 6K HID's and decent LED's for everything including the interior, You have me thinking about a MB, after my lease is up I'd like this or a CL5-600... not sure

Already have led everywhere in the car. First thing I did lol. Thinking about wrapping all the chrome black.

nice man looks good. I know someone who had one it was a great DD he said.

It sure is fun.
 

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Already planning for arnotts. It is lowered on links.

I plan on getting the full f1 fab suspension so I can align it properly.

Pulley, tune, fmic, Bosch intercooler pump.



Already have led everywhere in the car. First thing I did lol. Thinking about wrapping all the chrome black.



It sure is fun.


Nice addition. Let me know if you need anything for it.

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Awesome man, I was looking at them a while back. Like yourself I wanted something quick and 4 door. I couldn’t afford a 2nd Gen CTSV and the issues with the G8’s scare me away. In the end I just decided to keep my fox coupe.
 

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