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Old 02-10-2019, 11:46 AM
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Old 02-10-2019, 02:31 PM
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Old 02-20-2019, 06:40 PM
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Got the Continental Cross Contact LX Sport instead of the Nokia Hak8. It doesn't snow much here for me to spend that much on a dedicated snow setup.

Wanted to get it wrapped close to factory magno black - does anyone know which one comes close?

Is it worth it to keep the factory 22's matte black wheels? Only two size tires available. Looking at some Brabus wheels.
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Bought the Amazon/eBay lowering module. This is in LOW setting with SPORT suspension on. Without SPORT suspension it sits maybe 3/4" higher.

I will get better pictures but before/after. About a 1.5" drop all around.



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Old 03-16-2019, 08:54 PM
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Looks good! Hope to see the 22" wheels on soon!
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I need new tires for the 22" wheels. I am looking at Toyo Proxes ST 3 - they have the front tires in factory 285/40R22 but the rear is 335/25R22 not 325/35R22. It shouldn't be an issue and these tires should last longer than the other two options and these Toyo's are all season vs summer.

https://www.toyotires.com/tire/patte...-proxes-st-iii

I want to get the 22" powdered coated gloss black as well.
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Old 03-19-2019, 08:27 AM
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Very nice. I went CPO on our ‘17 GLE63s SUV and have not had any regrets. The truck had 13k miles and had huge savings over new. We’ve put 15k miles in less than a year. Thing is the most comfortable baby hauler, dog hauler, grocery getter, highway cruiser rocket ship I can think off. I down sized the tires to a 265 R20s Nokian Haekkapillitas R3. Have been unstoppable in our Minnesota winter. I did notice handling is a lot different compared to the wider 295 summer tire, as the car feels a lot lighter, if that’s even the right word, a little more twitchy with steering input compared to a more planted feel with the wider tire so you just adjust your driving a little.

Summer set. Will be mounting it back the second half of April.

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Old 03-28-2019, 12:10 PM
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I drove both SUV & coupe but the coupe drives different compared to the SUV. SUV drives more like the X5M I had and the factory 21" wheels gave me a lot of issues with the road grooves and would dart all over the place. Owners with the 20" wheels didn't have this problem. The coupe doesn't drive like that, but it is also more impractical compared to the SUV.
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is that the "Low" setting on the amazon module? Any inner tire wear?
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Old 04-07-2019, 09:51 PM
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Yah, it is the low setting so it lowers 32MM. There shouldn't be any more than usual inner tire wear, it is basically like driving in Sport+ mode all the time.

You can create a custom one and lower/raise it as high as you want. I tried 15MM all around and it didn't make much of a difference.
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Old 04-08-2019, 12:11 AM
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awesome!

I bought the same module for mine. I set the custom height to drop it -65mm haha basically slammed for shows. I have been putting it back to factory height to actually drive though because i was unsure about the alignment.

So factory in sports mode it drops -32mm stock?
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Re Alignment – Front OEM there is only Toe “directional adjustment”.

No
essential Camber or Caster to adjust tire contact angles to resolve costly, premature edge tire wear.

We saw the need therefore to re instate from the early 90’s once again adjustment. Allowing to cater for other than showroom height conditions.

Day to day commuting encountering high cambered roads, altered height through load carrying or lowering. Wide profile tires or simply having ongoing adjustment capability for curb knock damage.

Replacing the 4 front highest wearing suspension bushings at the same time. (especially the 2 rear which are prone to prematurely pounding out and are expensive to replace) K-MAC bushes can be fitted on car as extraction tools included. – Adjustment is precise, single wrench. Unique K-MAC patented design (accurately under load – direct on alignment rack) .

For the rear there is “upper arm” Camber and Toe adjustment. Receiving requests for additional adjustment we therefore manufacture (similar to front ) replacements for the 4 lower arm (highest wearing) bushings. Also precise single wrench adjustable. Doubling the existing rear adjustment range. With bush extraction tool allowing to be also fitted on vehicle.

Front kitP/N 504016 $ 595 for all GLE 63, GLS, ML ( W166 / X, W251, C292).

Front kit P/N 503816 $ 595 for all GLE63, ML ( W164 / X).

Rear kit P/N 504026 K $ 480 (for all W166 , 164, 251, 292).

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Re Alignment – Front OEM there is only Toe “directional adjustment”.

No
essential Camber or Caster to adjust tire contact angles to resolve costly, premature edge tire wear.

We saw the need therefore to re instate from the early 90’s once again adjustment. Allowing to cater for other than showroom height conditions.

Day to day commuting encountering high cambered roads, altered height through load carrying or lowering. Wide profile tires or simply having ongoing adjustment capability for curb knock damage.

Replacing the 4 front highest wearing suspension bushings at the same time. (especially the 2 rear which are prone to prematurely pounding out and are expensive to replace) K-MAC bushes can be fitted on car as extraction tools included. – Adjustment is precise, single wrench. Unique K-MAC patented design (accurately under load – direct on alignment rack) .

For the rear there is “upper arm” Camber and Toe adjustment. Receiving requests for additional adjustment we therefore manufacture (similar to front ) replacements for the 4 lower arm (highest wearing) bushings. Also precise single wrench adjustable. Doubling the existing rear adjustment range. With bush extraction tool allowing to be also fitted on vehicle.
Please don’t spam my thread with this.
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