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    From Silence to Violence - An awesome Weistec supercharged CLK63 Black Series build from Fluid Motor Union

    This is the car we unfortunately missed at SEMA. Luckily, we were able to find great pictures of the build which is simply stunning. The car features a custom exhaust including custom long tube headers. The quality of the welding speaks for itself. A Weistec supercharger kit was installed as well to go with the beautiful exhaust setup. In addition to the performance mods cosmetic pieces (wheels, wing) were added and the final product is simply astounding. An excellent build that shows off the quality of Fluid Motor Union's work inside and out.

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    That is a great build. I want to see this in action!
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    THAT'S A BAD $#@!!

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    Looks great, not loving the wheels. Are those cheated bends in the header can't really tell but that would be ashame cause it looks like a work of art otherwise
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    Drives: Basically a pretty bad ass f250 lifted with 24" wheels! Dpf delete 4" exhaust h&s tuner and intake..

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by fastgti69 Click here to enlarge
    That is a great build. I want to see this in action!
    I'm not sure why it is just sitting in a dealer instead of being driven.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
    I'm not sure why it is just sitting in a dealer instead of being driven.
    +1

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    Not my cup of tea...

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by airtime23 Click here to enlarge
    Not my cup of tea...
    Curious, what do you not like about it?

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    That ugly wing.

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    But hey, to each his own, right?

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by airtime23 Click here to enlarge
    That ugly wing.

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    But hey, to each his own, right?
    To each his own but I believe that wing is for function on the track.

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    The track in the showroom?

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by airtime23 Click here to enlarge
    The track in the showroom?

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    That is the puzzling part.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
    That is the puzzling part.
    Sticky, never underestimate advertising.

    MB dude in fort myers somehow got my contact details and wants my heap at his dealership. He is willing to ship it out from CA....go figure. I told him no as we have a slight upgrade in the works but perhaps in the new year as I first want to first run a 9 beside Jim. You thought us running 10's was good in vegas, you have not seen anything yet.

    January party booze has been purchased. I now have about 4K in wine and 2K in rum and other hard liquor sitting in the bar. Lots of headaches in store...

    We won't be running the cars but I am pretty sure I can talk Jim/Luke into the florida sunshine and party....

    BTW, Love the FMU car but would love to see some dyno numbers to see how it all works.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by ecampbell Click here to enlarge
    I now have about 4K in wine
    Curious as to what kind of wine... and what is this party?

    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by ecampbell Click here to enlarge
    Sticky, never underestimate advertising.
    No doubt, just seems like a shame to park this thing and have it sit there.

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    First and foremost, thanks, Sticky, for posting this up!

    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by ecampbell Click here to enlarge
    Sticky, never underestimate advertising.

    MB dude in fort myers somehow got my contact details and wants my heap at his dealership. He is willing to ship it out from CA....go figure. I told him no as we have a slight upgrade in the works but perhaps in the new year as I first want to first run a 9 beside Jim. You thought us running 10's was good in vegas, you have not seen anything yet.

    January party booze has been purchased. I now have about 4K in wine and 2K in rum and other hard liquor sitting in the bar. Lots of headaches in store...

    We won't be running the cars but I am pretty sure I can talk Jim/Luke into the florida sunshine and party....

    BTW, Love the FMU car but would love to see some dyno numbers to see how it all works.
    Thanks! Due to the super-strict timetables, we weren't able to do any final dyno figures (the car was completed not very long before it had to leave on a transport for SEMA). We free-ran it a few times on the dyno for the video above, but it will be undergoing dyno runs once it's back in Seattle, which I believe is happening this week.

    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by airtime23 Click here to enlarge
    The track in the showroom?

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    It's currently hanging out at Fletcher-Jones in Vegas, where it took a two-week-long breather after SEMA. It will be heading back to Seattle soon, where it will be undergoing a good amount of testing (dyno, wind tunnel for EBD/wing efficiency) prior to being run on the track in 2012. There are still a few extra parts to be added on (MOTON suspension, built-in jack system, among other things) before RBM digs into the track driving. The owner of the BS is currently undergoing a good amount of education prior to hitting the track, as well. Never hurts to further your education, haha.

    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
    To each his own but I believe that wing is for function on the track.
    The wing is for the track, yes. There are going to be two versions of this car -- a Dr. Jekyll for the road, and a Mr. Hyde for the track, if you will. The track-going build will have the Varis wing out back, along with a lightweight wheel/tire setup (the BBS wheels on the car are one of the sets of wheels for the track, and they're currently working on another custom-developed set with ADV.1). The road-going build will use the ADV.10 wheels featured in a majority of the pictures, and will replace the large GT wing with a Vorsteiner trunk lip spoiler for a more subdued look. They bought two trunks specifically for changing out the wing based on the vehicle's function in a given day.

    And regarding the headers, the two pieces are separate from the rest of the setup because we built two of the runners (the same on each side in terms of firing order) to cross banks and connect to the opposite side's collector. It was SEMA, so we decided to go a bit above and beyond the call of duty during fabrication. The V-band clamps are for ease of removal; otherwise, if we'd just welded it up, trying to remove both sides of headers at once would be the single most frustrating thing on the planet, as you wouldn't be able to move each side independently to navigate the tight recesses around the M156.

    Appreciate the kind words, everybody!
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    This car is $#@!ing sick. The wing might be a little too much but I would still rock it. Great job!

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by FluidMotorUnion Click here to enlarge
    First and foremost, thanks, Sticky, for posting this up!
    My pleasure, great build. Just sorry I missed it at SEMA.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
    My pleasure, great build. Just sorry I missed it at SEMA.
    from the inside camera. I really dont see it being aggresive. It doesnt pick up speed like a supercharged 63 should. was the software written by Weistec or was it the moron that FMU work with?

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by 63Master Click here to enlarge
    from the inside camera. I really dont see it being aggresive. It doesnt pick up speed like a supercharged 63 should. was the software written by Weistec or was it the moron that FMU work with?
    Whoa there, they installed the Weistec kit which comes with the Weistec software. What is with the talk about a "moron" that FMU works with?

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
    Whoa there, they installed the Weistec kit which comes with the Weistec software. What is with the talk about a "moron" that FMU works with?
    Ok then it propabley did not adabt yet. The person who writes the files for FMU is an European dude. Ive spoken to him. He is really stupid when it comes to the 63 AMG platform

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by 63Master Click here to enlarge
    from the inside camera. I really dont see it being aggresive. It doesnt pick up speed like a supercharged 63 should. was the software written by Weistec or was it the moron that FMU work with?
    It's Weistec's file. We had never planned to alter their tune. It's their full setup on the car, and their Stage 1+ tune accounts for the custom exhaust, so there's no need to start tweaking their variables.

    We weren't beating the living snot out of it for the video, just giving it enough pedal pressure to hear the sound of the complete setup. Interior videos are pretty boring, staring out of the front window, so I changed it up and filmed a few shots of the speedo. Perhaps I went overboard a bit on the gratuitous speedo shots; for me, videography is a process I'm continually learning, not having had much experience conceiving and filming video prior to working at FMU. We also didn't beat on it because speeding tickets in cars that aren't ours, on public roads during the daytime, are very much frowned upon by everybody working here. We were never going to risk the car's safety or the safety of those around us for more "ooh's" in the YouTube comments.

    And yes, the ECU probably did not have enough time after being tuned to reset adaptations. But I cannot speak to that with any sort of provided data (e.g. time the ECU was plugged in + miles driven between the ECU reinstallation and the video being shot).

    And the camera I was using recorded over some very slick fly-by clips. The biggest regret of the video is that I wasn't able to include the fly-by shots for that reason.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by 63Master Click here to enlarge
    Ok then it propabley did not adabt yet. The person who writes the files for FMU is an European dude. Ive spoken to him. He is really stupid when it comes to the 63 AMG platform
    I think it is very difficult to tell based on interpretation of a video if a tune is where it should be or not. Knowing the quality of Weistec's tuning, I would think that car is running exactly as it should.

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    wow that car sounds and looks great!
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Yukohama Click here to enlarge
    wow that car sounds and looks great!
    Underrated vehicle.

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