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Old 01-14-2012, 09:06 PM
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Saying Hello! First Mercedes/New Member/My Build Thread

Hey everyone! I signed up awhile ago on these forums to get and search information on the W204. Well I finally pulled the trigger last week and bought a 09 CPO C350 from my local dealership.

Its my first Mercedes ever coming from a Lexus environment.

I wanted to show everyone what I have done so far. Im not new to car forums and Im currently a active member on Club Lexus under the same screen name. I love to mod cars so here is my build so far in once week of ownership!

Heres where im coming from.. picture of my Lexus SC300 with a 2JZGTE motor swap (400hp)






And.. Here is my new girl
09 Arctic White ^^




I started modding her as soon as I picked her up!

Got her Tinted:


Changed out the interior/exterior to LEDs.




Ordered Carbon Fiber Front Lip, Carbon Spoiler, Carbon Diffuser




More to come... I hope everyone is as friendly/helpful/amazing as my Lexus forum as been! Im very happy with the car so far.
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Old 01-14-2012, 09:08 PM
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Carbon Pieces Installed!
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Welcome...! & congratulations! Looks good so far... but coil-overs, wheels, brakes, rotors and new rubber will help it further.
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^ much more coming. I just need to figure out what rims I want =)
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more pics far out, and more pics of your sidemarkers on at night from a distance too!
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I like this front lip. I like how it tapers at the sides. Good work.
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Welcome!

What lip is that, I like it.
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Nice ride ...

I have two question ???

1) What front lip is that ???

2) Where did you get the corner lights ???
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The front lip is from JL Motoring from this forum.

The side markers are from ebay LED ERROR FREE W204 side markers. Ill take pictiures at night of them.

Thanks for the comments everyone,

Im gettin my roof vinyl wrapped in gloss black tomorrow, and waiting on my HIDS to come in the mail. Still on the fence on what rims 18" or 19" and lowering I want.

Ill post updated pictures as stuff gets installed. Does anyone know if I can add keyless entry and push start to this model? Its pretty much just a P1 with MM. =(
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sweet jesus you can take some pictures!!!
wow!
and nice car toohave never seen a side marker like that....
jeez, what kind of camera and lenses are you shooting with??
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I was wondering if you can take a picture of the side of the front lip? I am trying to find something that is not thick on the sides by the tires and your looks promising.

I straight on view would be great.

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Pictures requested:

Front Lip from the side:



I also got my roof vinyl'd in gloss black today =)



Blacking out my grill this week, also going black house the headlights.
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Getting busy, modding the new ride, sweet! I'd like to see the wheels you choose.
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Update:

I did my LED Tail lights install today.





I been looking for RIMS all week... Im really disappointed in the selection with 5x112 and offsets of this car being 40-50. They are in my opinion very weak =(. Its hard to find rims.
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Update this week =D:

Installed my 55w 8000k HIDS.


Blacked out my grill:


Lamin-X fogs and headlights:


Also did some puddle lights that turn on only when the doors open:



More to come as parts roll in...
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I'm LOVING your Lexus! VERY tastefully modded!
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nice job! need more pics lol, Im waiting for spring weather to get my exterior going. as Im no where close to socal weather. I had bought the same ebay side markers as you, what did you use for eyebrow led 5000k or 8000k (if you bought them from (aznoptic)

car looks great though
cant wait to see where its heading and more pics after.

who are your HID's from
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No issues with the 55w hid kit? I'm debating upgrading my fiancee's 35w 6k kit to a 55w 4300k kit but weary of getting a bulb out light from w204's electrical fiasco of a build.
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Originally Posted by BenzoBoi View Post
Welcome to MBWorld!

I'm LOVING your Lexus! VERY tastefully modded!
Thanks!

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nice job! need more pics lol, Im waiting for spring weather to get my exterior going. as Im no where close to socal weather. I had bought the same ebay side markers as you, what did you use for eyebrow led 5000k or 8000k (if you bought them from (aznoptic)

car looks great though
cant wait to see where its heading and more pics after.

who are your HID's from
I bought my eyebrow led kit from ebay they had no K rating but match my 55w 8000k HID kit perfectly.

The HIDs are from DDM Tuning. I bought the decoder from them as well. No errors.

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No issues with the 55w hid kit? I'm debating upgrading my fiancee's 35w 6k kit to a 55w 4300k kit but weary of getting a bulb out light from w204's electrical fiasco of a build.
No issues with the DDM Tuning 55w HID kit. I bought the decoder from them as well to make sure I didnt have any errors on my w204. Only downside from buying from DDM Tuning was shipping took over a week as they are shipped from overseas =(
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