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Old 12-31-2011, 04:32 PM
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W204 built done....with pics

I bought her between overseas trips in October. She was DerSPEED's old 300. Since I'm 37, my goal was for her to be clean and not look too modded out.

His mods were:
- Carlsson exhaust
- Diffuser
- LED Tails
- Rear Wheel Spacers
- Clear Turn Signals
- Painted Grille Slats

My mods in the last 2 weeks or so:
- Front factory components and rears replaced with Polk Audio
- Kicker Solo-Baric L3 Sub in custom ported box
- Kicker Mono and 4 Channel Amps On Amp Rack
- 2 Farads, LCQ1, and Monster Cables
- iPod Integration Cable
- CF Front Lip from SUVNEER (2nd generation and an absolutely perfect fit)
- SMERC Powdercoated Strut Tower Brace
- Eibach ProKit (Springs and Front/Rear Swaybars. 13mm spacers ordered for the *** end to even her out)
- C63 Steering Wheel With Paddle Shifter Covers (I can refer to the seller that did this for me before shipping it...the best damn mod yet)
- Michelin Pilot Sport A/S Plus (Factory Sizes)
- Chopped Front Plate
- Debadged














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Old 12-31-2011, 10:47 PM
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Beautiful work. . I just picked up a C350 today. The 1st mod (after Tint) will be changing the steering wheel. I have doubts that the local dealer would program the paddles to work so I'm very interested in the paddle shifter covers.

Also I envy the placement of your front plate. Gonna have to see if I can remove the front bracket on mine. I bet they drilled FTL.
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Old 12-31-2011, 11:06 PM
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Love the mods. I really like the steering wheel. How much was that mod, if you don't mind telling? Where did you get the steering wheel?
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Old 12-31-2011, 11:22 PM
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That is so clean! I love it. Your goal has been reached in my opinion! I think the only thing it's lacking is a trunk spoiler, an AMG one or 3-piece one.
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Old 12-31-2011, 11:51 PM
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I seriously despise having front plate, but yours looks very nice. My wife's C350 doesn't even have the bracket for it, so for now we'll leave the plate out.

I haven't had a front plate in any of my cars in over 10 years and I've never been harassed about it, so I doubt my will not, either. If she starts to get too much grief about it, I'll have to do something similar than the OP.
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Old 01-01-2012, 03:47 AM
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The C63 wheel was $1200 shipped with the covers installed. He has them listed for a tad more, but I bought it via PayPal OUTSIDE of eBay. It was hung in customs for a week....and even though he is in Sweden, the wheel comes from Poland....$60 for the dealer install. If your car has paddles now, these paddles should work....plug and play. Don't quote me on that though.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Mercedes-Ben...item4cfa85f8db

The front plate was just cut down and zip tied. Since it's registered in VA but I currently live in TX, it will be removed once I leave VA and head to TX. If they drilled your front bumper, I'd plug the 2 holes with small black grommets....better to have 2 small black dots vs holes.

I actually ordered the 3 piece trunk spoiler...color didn't match...sold it. Decided to keep the smooth look.

Here's my XJ build...a bit more modded:
http://www.cherokeeforum.com/f46/pro...debuddy-90808/

Thanks for the compliments.
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Old 01-01-2012, 10:17 AM
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How is the leather on these steering wheels? Is it a hard plastic feeling leather like the stock one? Or is it a nice softish (padded?) feeling leather, like the BMW M3 or M-tech wheels?

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Premature ejaculation....
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Very Nice Job Hot Fur !! Finally someone did not mess-up a great MB exterior design.

Is the C63 steering wheel smaller in dia? I did this on another car I autox'd and HPDE raced for quicker response.

Looks like a rare manual 6 spd.

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niceeee a nice spoiler and roof spolier would look sexy
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The wheel is considerably smaller (well based on the size it is) and quite thicker...making it feel even smaller. Finger grooves and flat bottom are a great touch. I love the extra room I get, I'm 6'2" and can finally see the complete speedo. It's a huge different feeling when driving it. As I said, one of my favorite mods. The best way to say it, is that it just looks how it SHOULD. As far as the feel, it feels nice. Not able to compare it to the wheels you mentioned, but I bet someone else can chime in on the softness comparison.
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The wheel is considerably smaller (well based on the size it is) and quite thicker...making it feel even smaller. Finger grooves and flat bottom are a great touch. I love the extra room I get, I'm 6'2" and can finally see the complete speedo. It's a huge different feeling when driving it. As I said, one of my favorite mods. The best way to say it, is that it just looks how it SHOULD. As far as the feel, it feels nice. Not able to compare it to the wheels you mentioned, but I bet someone else can chime in on the softness comparison.
Awesome. Thanks for the details. Well "softness" in comparison to stock? Same hardness or softer I mean.
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I'd say softer. It's expensive but worth it. I do have to give props to:
Suvneer for the lip
AG Tuning for the wheel
At Speed Motorsports in Hanover MD for the suspension and lip installation
Best Buy....yes I said it....in Winchester VA for the audio installation
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great job! congratulations!
how much the item in first foto?(the bar)and from where?
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Clean and classic. Those are all mods on my list minus the Pro kit springs. I'm going Coils. Nicely done indeed.
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Indeed! Everything looks good and came out the way you wanted. To be clean and not look too modded out. Great job! But to be honest, sound system in the trunk... way it arranged and designed, not so good for Mercedes...

P.S What is up with you stepping out of the deal that we had (about you selling your wheels to me) because you need to straight things up financially but did all these mods?
I know that you gotta do what you gotta do, but because of that deal me made, I waited you for more than 3 weeks you to come back to the states from oversea and cancelled all my other deals that I had with others.
I don't appreciate that.

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Extremely professional work! Very nice indeed!
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Love your c63 steering wheel and I , same as you, order in eBay( not the same guy) and waiting the product.

Interest in your front lip and rear diffuser.
The front lip is very good fit. What brand is it?
I would like to know that is there any hole in the rear diffuser for the parking sensor? Or your parking sensors are in the rear bumper?
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