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Radiant Crush: 2003 Mercedes-Benz SL55 AMG
Essentials

Vehicle: 2003 Mercedes Benz SL55
Owner: Jamie Liu
Location: California
Engine: 5.4L V8 supercharged AMG
Horsepower: 700 WHP
Torque: 750 lb-ft
Club Affiliation: TW Competition

Engine Modifications

AMG Supercharger
Dual intercooler pumps with 5.6 gallon Dads custom intercooler tank
Large front mount intercooler/heat exchanger
Ny-Trex DEI nitrous system (single fogger 150-shot)
AEM methanol system
K&N filter
Benzworks (air intake, custom 85 mm throttle body, ported intake manifold, closed loop fuel rail, camshaft, 550 cc injectors)
NGK spark plugs
ARP bolts
OE tuning Stage III tuning

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Exhaust

Benzworks (exhaust system, long tube headers)
AMG exhaust tips

Drivetrain

Benzworks LSD

Chassis / Suspension

AMG factory air suspension (modded by Benzworks)
Impressive Wrap
STM ceramic tint
Promax Motorsports (LED headlights, LED fog lights)

Wheels / Tires / Brakes

DPE Concave wheels – 20x10 (f), 20x12.5 (r)
Pirelli P Zero tires – 275/30R20 (f), 345/25R20 (r)
Benzworks (2-pc. drilled rotors, factory AMG spec-sized with reduced weight (f/r))

Exterior

Misha Carbon widebody kit

Interior

AMG Shift Knob
DCT carbon fiber
AEM (boost and meth gauges)
Top Stitch (gauge pod, custom RCI race harness)
Devin Art (custom handmade billet alum iPhone, iPad, watch piece holders)

Audio / Mobile Electronics

Alpine DVD head unit
JL Audio (subwoofer and midrange amplifier, 10-in. W6 subwoofer (x2), component speakers)
Stinger (battery, capacitor)

Sponsors

Heavy Hitters Magazine, Benzworks, Pasadena Autosound, STM, Ranz Motorsports, Impressive Wrap, BLK diamond, DPE, Top stitch, Promax Motorsports



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