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Old 08-28-2008, 10:04 AM
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New guy here - Just picked up an 08 C350

Hello everyone. I just picked up a new 08 C350 on Monday. Black on black with P2, MM package, Panorama sunroof, iPod, Tele Aid, 18 AMG wheels. Walked out the door with it for 40,XXX and 2.9%. This car is amazing and worth every penny. How's everyone doing today?
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welcome!!! congrat!!!! Post pictures!!

are you ready to do some mods?!!
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Thanks guys. YES, I'm VERY ready to do some mods. I'm still trying to absorb everything in this forum. I'm all ears if you guys have suggestions.

I'll have some nice pics ready tomorrow when I finally get it out of the garage.
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Thanks guys. YES, I'm VERY ready to do some mods. I'm still trying to absorb everything in this forum. I'm all ears if you guys have suggestions.

I'll have some nice pics ready tomorrow when I finally get it out of the garage.
1st, get the 19" wheels and drop it with H&R super sports.
Axis Elite are cool looking.
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1st thing...get a clear bra. 2nd thing.....paint that grille. 3rd thing..... either black out or clear those sidemarkers. 4th thing.... get a tint. 5th thing.... enjoy

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Old 08-28-2008, 12:10 PM
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You guys are getting great deals these days... I paid more for my C300
Makes me wish I had waited a few months.
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You guys are getting great deals these days... I paid more for my C300
Makes me wish I had waited a few months.
There are some good deals to have out there. I didn't even haggle with the salesman. He simply asked if I liked it and then gave me the price which no sane man could refuse.
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Old 08-28-2008, 12:47 PM
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1st thing...get a clear bra. 2nd thing.....paint that grille. 3rd thing..... either black out or clear those sidemarkers. 4th thing.... get a tint. 5th thing.... enjoy

grats and welcome
Do you recommend having the dealership install it? How obtrusive is it going to look on a black car?
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Do you recommend having the dealership install it? How obtrusive is it going to look on a black car?
Are you asking about the clear bra? I'd find out who they're using and go to them directly. That way you can get the same quality while cutting out the middle man. It's not like Mercedes does it themselves. Do this as your very first thing before you start getting any form scratches and chips. I heard the roads in Chicago can be pretty harsh with debris so I'd suggest getting the full hood, bumper, fender, but it's up to you.
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Peter!! don't listen to AZN.

get the 19"s and drop the car 1st!!!!!! just kidding.

actually. 1st mod, "roof spoiler" want in on the group buy?

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Peter!! don't listen to AZN.

get the 19"s and drop the car 1st!!!!!! just kidding.
Pics of the 19s you got in mind please.....
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Pics of the 19s you got in mind please.....
https://mbworld.org/forums/showthrea...ght=axis+elite

I think it's simple/classy, but still pretty mean looking. Looks a bit like the C63 wheels.
And it's around $1300. Not too $$.
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I think it's simple/classy, but still pretty mean looking. Looks a bit like the C63 wheels.
And it's around $1300. Not too $$.
Not bad, but I honestly don't like them enough to swap out the AMG 18s that came with the car.
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Not bad, but I honestly don't like them enough to swap out the AMG 18s that came with the car.
ok ok.. I do like the stock AMG style, too. Unfortunately, they are a bit small for me.
There are many choices out there. Take your time.
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Reason I suggest the protective film first is before you start getting scratch and chips on your paint. All the other stuff can be added anytime after. Bra is the only time sensitive mod.

If you're looking to spend lots of money, get some coilovers to drop it and eliminate the wheel gap (and if you don't got lots of money, then just get lowering springs). Then get yourself some C63 AMG big brakes (as Brembo doesn't have our size yet). Paint the tail lights. Get the Euroteck front lip coming out in the next week(s). 20" HRE Monobloks. Resonator delete with X-pipe. Quad exhaust (including diffuser to match). Powerchip. New door pins. C63 stearing wheel upgrade. Schatz panel and shifter upgrade. Brabus puddle lights. HID fogs. etc etc etc
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Reason I suggest the protective film first is before you start getting scratch and chips on your paint. All the other stuff can be added anytime after. Bra is the only time sensitive mod.

If you're looking to spend lots of money, get some coilovers to drop it and eliminate the wheel gap (and if you don't got lots of money, then just get lowering springs). Then get yourself some C63 AMG big brakes (as Brembo doesn't have our size yet). Paint the tail lights. Get the Euroteck front lip coming out in the next week(s). 20" HRE Monobloks. Resonator delete with X-pipe. Quad exhaust (including diffuser to match). Powerchip. New door pins. C63 stearing wheel upgrade. Schatz panel and shifter upgrade. Brabus puddle lights. HID fogs. etc etc etc
AZN is going crazy!!!! and he forgot the roof spoiler!!!
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AZN is going crazy!!!! and he forgot the roof spoiler!!!
You're telling me....

I'm debating if I should just leave now.
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AZN is going crazy!!!! and he forgot the roof spoiler!!!
you already mentioned it, so didn't bring it up :p


yeah, it's always easy to toss out mods when it's not your budget
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We should let the guy enjoy his new ride!

WELCOME...
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You guys are getting great deals these days... I paid more for my C300
Makes me wish I had waited a few months.
You're not kidding !! I feel the same way since i got my 08 all the way back in 07 soo it was nice being one of the first in Bergen County driving it but now seeing the deals some of you are getting WOW ....i cant help but think thats a lot of shoes and bags i couldve gotten with those discounts

And oh Congrats on the new ride to the OP !! You're gonna love it !!!!

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You're not kidding !! I feel the same way since i got my 08 all the way back in 07 soo it was nice being one of the first in Bergen County driving it but now seeing the deals some of you are getting WOW ....i cant help but think thats a lot of shoes and bags i couldve gotten with those discounts

And oh Congrats on the new ride to the OP !! You're gonna love it !!!!
Honey, is that you? I swear that is something my wife would say.
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Honey, is that you? I swear that is something my wife would say.
We're all alike when it comes to shopping the same way you guys are with your cars and sports !!
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