Tag Archive: '2002'

VINwiki Car Stories – buying the S55 for $1,500

Here is the video of how I bought the S55 we used to win The 2904 in 2015.

Updated List of Ed’s Car History

It has been a while since I made a list of the cars that I have owned. Here is an updated list. I like to keep this current so that if the cars sell to someone new they can contact me. Great to see how far they travel. 2007 Lamborghini LP640 Coupe – Grigio Telesto/Nero […]

A photo tour of The 2904 winning Mercedes S55 AMG

Here are some photos of the salvage title, 12 owner, 2 accident, electrical nightmare 2002 Mercedes Benz S55 AMG that we bought for $1,500 on Craigslist Hollywood and used to win the 2015 running of The 2904. Read about our process of bringing this car back to life here. Toll passes Passenger electronics and main […]

Project S55 Build

So what does it take to put a humpty dumpty S class back together? The TL;DR answer: a lot.¬† 3/4/15 – A few weeks ago I picked up a non-running¬†2002 Mercedes S55 project car. I bought the car to have as an interesting project and to build a cheaper version of the CL55 Cannonball car, […]

Ed’s Car History: 2002 Mercedes S55 AMG

Did you know that you can buy a Mercedes S55 AMG for less than the cost of one lease payment of a new S63? Now this one is a real peach. It is here for a very special use that we can talk about more here later. Let’s just say, hopefully its days of hard […]