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Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-23-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,558
Posted By nobbyv

I also upgraded from PSS to PS4s. I added 10mm of...

I also upgraded from PSS to PS4s. I added 10mm of section width F/R, so it's not an apples/apples comparison, but I am very happy with the upgrade.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-23-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,837
Posted By nobbyv

Looks like none of you followed the link AMG_Eric...

Looks like none of you followed the link AMG_Eric posted. It's under the rear parcel shelf in a molded plastic holder.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-16-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,112
Posted By nobbyv

Just did my rear brakes using this guide, great...

Just did my rear brakes using this guide, great job OP! Only change I'd make is to highlight how you need to grab the inner nut with pliers/Vicegrips/wrench (20mm?)/etc. I know you call it out in...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
03-21-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,748
Posted By nobbyv

Talking Good info here. But last I checked, aluminum IS...

Good info here. But last I checked, aluminum IS metal...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-15-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 583
Posted By nobbyv

Why don't you take it back to the shop that...

Why don't you take it back to the shop that installed the downpipes! Since they are the ones that caused the problem! Sure they can fix it!
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-07-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,692
Posted By nobbyv

There are only two services: A and B. You simply...

There are only two services: A and B. You simply alternate between them every 10k. A comes first at 10k, B at 20k, back to A at 30k, etc. Besides that, there's the rear diff service done at 2k (or it...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-07-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,598
Posted By nobbyv

I have the sedan, and drive it year-round. I run...

I have the sedan, and drive it year-round. I run some Pirelli WinterSports on dedicated wheels. As others have said, traction isn't a big issue (keep it in Comfort so you start in 2nd gear), but...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-24-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 61,640
Posted By nobbyv

I'd suspect that it's not the "handbrake" seizing...

I'd suspect that it's not the "handbrake" seizing after washing, but the pads sticking to the rotors due to rust. Happens on many cars. Also, I find the Comfort suspension mode perfect; I drive in...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-13-2017, 06:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,477
Posted By nobbyv

I guess I don't understand why you're...

I guess I don't understand why you're "frustrated": you hit a curb and damaged your car. The dealer is going to give you an estimate to repair it. In my experience, MB dealers aren't really that much...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-19-2017, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 438
Posted By nobbyv

1) Always go by what the manual says. That way...

1) Always go by what the manual says. That way if there are issues, you're covered.
2) In Comfort mode, the transmission will always start in 2nd by design. I don't drive in Comfort often, but...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-26-2017, 07:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,280
Posted By nobbyv

See this thread: ...

See this thread:
https://mbworld.org/forums/w212-amg/613568-upd-v8-biturbo-cold-air-boost-kit.html

(not affiliated)
09-04-2017, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,195
Posted By nobbyv

Thumbs up Still happy with it. I keep forgetting to gets...

Still happy with it. I keep forgetting to gets some pics at night (I don't actually find myself driving at night too often). But overall, I'm happy with it.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-22-2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,471
Posted By nobbyv

This seems to be a common reply when speaking...

This seems to be a common reply when speaking about demo cars, and I have to admit I don't buy it. They're not handing an $85k car to the 18-year-old stoner kid that washes the cars to take for the...
08-04-2017, 08:39 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,417
Posted By nobbyv

https://mbworld.org/forums/c-class-w205/669082-aer...

https://mbworld.org/forums/c-class-w205/669082-aerowerkz-integrated-dashcam-installation-review.html
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-24-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,600
Posted By nobbyv

I got the integrated one from AerowerkZ. Replaces...

I got the integrated one from AerowerkZ. Replaces a trim piece around the rearview mirror (front only, obviously. I REALLY don't like to see wires and other clearly aftermarket stuff, so for me the...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-06-2017, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 656
Posted By nobbyv

I got 25% off on a leftover new '16 C63S back in...

I got 25% off on a leftover new '16 C63S back in April. I'd start there.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-21-2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,268
Posted By nobbyv

FWIW, I did find this list someone put together....

FWIW, I did find this list someone put together. It lists five oils commonly available in the US that meet MB spec 229.5, BUT, only one of them appears to be approved for use in "AMG engines": Mobil1...
06-06-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,195
Posted By nobbyv

AerowerkZ Integrated Dashcam Installation and Review

Picked this up a few weeks ago and finally got the chance to install it this past weekend. Thought I'd post some thoughts from the install.

The AerowerkZ unit has a slightly different gloss to the...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-31-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,165
Posted By nobbyv

https://mbworld.org/forums/c63-c63s-amg/650872-spa...

https://mbworld.org/forums/c63-c63s-amg/650872-spacers-sedan-s.html
05-31-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 120,267
Posted By nobbyv

Just FYI: there is indeed a relationship between...

Just FYI: there is indeed a relationship between impedance and frequency for any particular driver/speaker. When a driver/speaker has an impedance printed on it (or has one spec'd), that's a...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-09-2017, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 22,772
Posted By nobbyv

http://carinfo.kiev.ua/cars/vin/mercedes/vin_check

http://carinfo.kiev.ua/cars/vin/mercedes/vin_check
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-07-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By nobbyv

My son's 4, so he's front facing, which I know is...

My son's 4, so he's front facing, which I know is completely different. Rear facing takes up SO much room, but your wife isn't too tall so you may have a shot. Definitely try a test fit, I think...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
04-26-2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,541
Posted By nobbyv

I was going to do a full DIY write-up on this,...

I was going to do a full DIY write-up on this, but it was so easy I didn't bother taking pics so I'll just post it here.

You will need:
1) (2) screw plugs part #001-990-23-17. I found these...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
04-20-2017, 05:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,944
Posted By nobbyv

My local dealer quoted me $225, so I said screw...

My local dealer quoted me $225, so I said screw it and ordered the $100 worth of parts myself. Looks easy; I swapped the diff fluid in my W204 C63 in about 30 mins and this looks even easier. I'll...
03-22-2017, 03:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 926
Posted By nobbyv

https://mbworld.org/forums/c63-amg-w204/412353-how...

https://mbworld.org/forums/c63-amg-w204/412353-how-replace-brake-pads.html

No electronic release required.
03-22-2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,610
Posted By nobbyv

Are amgone63 and jordanaf the same person? ...

Are amgone63 and jordanaf the same person?

...
03-22-2017, 07:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 955
Posted By nobbyv

1) You posted in the wrong forum 2) You don't...

1) You posted in the wrong forum
2) You don't have a "2009 C63 AMG 507"
3) If you truly get a headache from understanding that because a service was done once, it doesn't mean it doesn't need to be...
02-28-2017, 08:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 576
Posted By nobbyv

You're generally going to give up about 15-20% of...

You're generally going to give up about 15-20% of the car's value by trading it in. If that hit is worth it to you, then by all means. You won't have to deal with taking 30+ pictures and creating For...
02-27-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,381
Posted By nobbyv

Totaling one car could happen to anyone (though...

Totaling one car could happen to anyone (though in 24 years of driving, I've never totaled one). Totaling two is a bad stretch of luck. Totaling three means a gypsy put a curse on you. Totaling six...
11-21-2016, 01:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,741
Posted By nobbyv

Didn't realize you were also BallzDeepNYC over on...

Didn't realize you were also BallzDeepNYC over on VWVortex. CTS-V looks great, congrats!
08-15-2016, 07:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,690
Posted By nobbyv

Couple things: 1) You have the MCT. No torque...

Couple things:
1) You have the MCT. No torque converter
2) You CANNOT just fill the pan with a pump and slightly bent filler tube. You need something that screws into the pan drain plug threads, as...
06-14-2016, 10:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,143
Posted By nobbyv

Tough call. You could reason the PO had the wrap...

Tough call. You could reason the PO had the wrap put on to cover up bad paintwork...or had the wrap put on to protect pristine paintwork.
03-24-2016, 12:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,352
Posted By nobbyv

OK, I think I got it: "Originally Posted by...

OK, I think I got it:
"Originally Posted by realjones88 View Post
When you run the VIN and get like 40 codes back the p31 package is split up into different parts, one of which says P30. Confusing...
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