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Old 10-05-2007, 12:01 AM
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'08 C300 Lux Barolo Red Beige Leather P2 MM 18" wheels '84 944
My 18' AMG wheels

The 18 inchers I ordered for my C300 showed up this week. I am still fanning myself over the bill but let's face it, the C300 Lux NEEDS some other wheels. The big wheels may compensate a bit for the more modest bumpers of the Luxury.

I will be ordering the tires tomorrow from Tire Rack and with a bit of coordination and luck the car will be delivered with them on. The tire pressure sensors have to be transferred from the 17s to the 18s so the swap cannot be done before the car shows up, obviously.

Getting anxious, now.
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Which 18" AMG wheels did you order?
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'08 C300 Lux Barolo Red Beige Leather P2 MM 18" wheels '84 944
Which 18"

<<Which 18" AMG wheels did you order?>>

There is only one which is the optional wheel on the Sport models for one grand. Not available on the Lux so I bought a set and not for $1000, sorry to say.
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$3200 and change I'm guessing. And that is before tires right?
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'08 C300 Lux Barolo Red Beige Leather P2 MM 18" wheels '84 944
TIRES FOR 18s

<<$3200 and change I'm guessing. And that is before tires right?>>

But of course. Another $890.
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Those are some nice rims, but wow. You must have really not liked the standard ones....for that price you could have gotten a 350.
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Old 10-05-2007, 09:58 PM
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'08 C300 Lux Barolo Red Beige Leather P2 MM 18" wheels '84 944
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<<Those are some nice rims, but wow. You must have really not liked the standard ones....for that price you could have gotten a 350.>>

Just about.

And I would have except for the mandatory black interior which killed it for me. When people complain about the cheap appearing interiors, it's the black they are talking about.

Had I had the opportunity to see a black leather interior, things might have been different. But, the first leather interior of any color coming to my dealer is my car, arriving at the port on Sunday.
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I order ours with the AMG rims, the 18' 5 spoke for 1K
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'08 C300 Lux Barolo Red Beige Leather P2 MM 18" wheels '84 944
18"

<<I order ours with the AMG rims, the 18' 5 spoke for 1K>>

Good choice, and a bargain at that price. Not available on the Lux model at any price, sorry to say.

Will your car have the me too black interior or gray?
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18" AMG 5-Spoke wheels with summer performance tires are available as a facory installed option only on the C350 Sports for C$1,500.

Included this option in my order; certainly improves the looks of the car with the AMG body kit.
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<<18" AMG 5-Spoke wheels with summer performance tires are available as a facory installed option only on the C350 Sports for C$1,500.>.

So, the Canadians have to pay more than US customers.
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I can't believe you are paying that much for the rims. Anyway, they look soo much better than the 17" stockies
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'08 C300 Lux Barolo Red Beige Leather P2 MM 18" wheels '84 944
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<<I can't believe you are paying that much for the rims. Anyway, they look soo much better than the 17" stockies>>

I have never revealed what the wheels cost me. There have been a few off base assumptions........

I'm crazy but not THAT crazy.

Do not ask.
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can u post some pics ?
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can u post some pics ?
Here's one.

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When people complain about the cheap appearing interiors, it's the black they are talking about.
Sorry man, I didn't think the tan was any better looking.
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can u post some pics ?

Here is another (close-up).

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<<And I would have except for the mandatory black interior which killed it for me. When people complain about the cheap appearing interiors, it's the black they are talking about.>>

I disagree with that one, most complaints on the cheap interior are the aluminum and plastic trim on the doors and instrument panel, not the color.

Tan headliner definately is preferable to the black IMO, but only the headliner is black when you order the grey interior and that, with the black birdseye maple trim, looks very nice. I couldn't have ordered a car with an all black interior because it is just too hot.

color is a matter of personal preference and there are complaints about the lack of color options for the interior in the US, but that is the first cheap complaint based solely on the color.
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'08 C300 Lux Barolo Red Beige Leather P2 MM 18" wheels '84 944
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<<I disagree with that one, most complaints on the cheap interior are the aluminum and plastic trim on the doors and instrument panel, not the color.>>

There have been some complaints about the tin trim and quite a few about the look and feel of the dash top, the grain in particular. And a black headliner just makes it gloomier.

I shall see, since my car arrives at the port today. I hope this isn't the one they drop in the drink.
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AMG rims on a Luxury model?

Can the staggered, 18" AMG, rims be put on a 2009 C300 Luxury model?
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Can the staggered, 18" AMG, rims be put on a 2009 C300 Luxury model?
I don't see any reason why not.
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'08 C300 Lux Barolo Red Beige Leather P2 MM 18" wheels '84 944
'08-'09?

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Can the staggered, 18" AMG, rims be put on a 2009 C300 Luxury model?
Of course. Same car as '08.
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Here's a closer pic shot from my phone's camera:
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Nice choice in wheels, I have the same ones, but damn that is near brabus authentic prices. At that point I might have gone that route. Nevertheless, congrats on some sexy wheels.
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