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04-19-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 770
Posted By guhvies

Then it is best you post in the X253 (GLC Class)...

Then it is best you post in the X253 (GLC Class) forum. This here is the W213 forum for E class motors...
04-11-2019, 03:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,859
Posted By guhvies

Thumbs up I would never go so far as to say that, call you...

I would never go so far as to say that, call you a dino, olde skool maybe...

Enjoy the modding, I for 1 approve
04-10-2019, 03:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,859
Posted By guhvies

OP doesn't like black plastic like we do. OP...

OP doesn't like black plastic like we do. OP loves shiny things...
04-04-2019, 03:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 490
Posted By guhvies

The good thing for the shop foreman is if he/she...

The good thing for the shop foreman is if he/she gets any tickets from a speed camera, you have to pay them. It's a win-win situation for the both of you...
03-25-2019, 04:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By guhvies

Re triggering false breaking, see the W213 forum.

Re triggering false breaking, see the W213 forum.
02-23-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By guhvies

Search the W205 C-class forum. You might turn up...

Search the W205 C-class forum. You might turn up something there. Or else do an all forum wide search.
Folks have had a similar problem to this before...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
02-23-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,263
Posted By guhvies

The only thing I can say about those mats is that...

The only thing I can say about those mats is that if I had them then all passengers in my car would have to take theirs shoes off, put them in a shoe box and ride in their socks/stockings/tights....
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
02-17-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,353
Posted By guhvies

I have. As a matter of fact, I look at mine every...

I have. As a matter of fact, I look at mine every time I get into or out of my car.
That said, it's just me. Oh, and by the time people notice my car, I'm gone...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-14-2019, 02:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,442
Posted By guhvies

Nah, put it on the back of a flatbed truck,...

Nah, put it on the back of a flatbed truck, windows down, roof open, music blaring. It'll seem like summer, plus you're now really going places and saving miles...
01-20-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,553
Posted By guhvies

I second this motion.

I second this motion.
Forum: W213 AMG
01-10-2019, 03:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,417
Posted By guhvies

There are a couple of folks based in Germantown...

There are a couple of folks based in Germantown MD, Shahul comes to mind, who can get you a car. Search the forum and get in touch with them...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
12-20-2018, 05:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By guhvies

I replaced both rears because I went from Dunlop...

I replaced both rears because I went from Dunlop to Michelin at roughly the same mileage as you. If you really fill the need, go for it. If your getting the same tyre and the remaining depth of tread...
12-11-2018, 03:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 870
Posted By guhvies

Remember it is against the law to leave your...

Remember it is against the law to leave your vehicle engine running unattended. So you'll have to start it manually, then stand by it while it warms up. That'll be the best time to have a cuppa......
12-04-2018, 03:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By guhvies

Please try the W204 section. You'll find more...

Please try the W204 section. You'll find more info on that year and model there.

Good luck!
12-02-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,031
Posted By guhvies

Downloading and updating the maps is not done...

Downloading and updating the maps is not done over fibre BB, more like 128K ISDN line. It takes a long time which is why they are reluctant to
suggest it as it ties up a bay for a nearly a day. Plus...
11-08-2018, 03:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 565
Posted By guhvies

As far as I know MB doesn't/hasn't implemented...

As far as I know MB doesn't/hasn't implemented this yet. Loads of people have asked about this, no dice...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-20-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,581
Posted By guhvies

Yes I'm not sure you can totally turn of...

Yes


I'm not sure you can totally turn of the traction control. It might help some but really not sure.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-10-2018, 02:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,446
Posted By guhvies

Check out the X253 (GLC) forum, there's a very...

Check out the X253 (GLC) forum, there's a very long thread about this there. The RHD C43s are also prone to this as is mine. It's a good sign that summer is over...
10-07-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 617
Posted By guhvies

Just leave the 'key' in the vehicle when washing...

Just leave the 'key' in the vehicle when washing it. Problem solved.
09-21-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,063
Posted By guhvies

Make sure you watch your rear brake wear if you...

Make sure you watch your rear brake wear if you use distronic a lot. There have been posts about this throughout the forum, at least the parts I read.
09-13-2018, 03:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,022
Posted By guhvies

It also depends on whether your dealer has an...

It also depends on whether your dealer has an allocation for what you want. If they don't have one that is due to be built soon, you're going to have to wait or find a dealer that does if you want...
09-07-2018, 06:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 461
Posted By guhvies

Not sure but contract Mid City Engineering as...

Not sure but contract Mid City Engineering as they have a module out for the vehicle. They may be able to do something about that. Also there's a seller on ebay called Vladimir who does modules for...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
09-07-2018, 02:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 631
Posted By guhvies

The OP is in Pittsburgh (it's in his original...

The OP is in Pittsburgh (it's in his original post). Good suggestion. Also about the same distance to dealers in NJ.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-23-2018, 03:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,301
Posted By guhvies

I think the alarms only go off when breaking into...

I think the alarms only go off when breaking into the car. If the towing 'alarm' is turned off, I don't think there's any way to know...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-10-2018, 02:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,204
Posted By guhvies

I would advise going on a photography course or...

I would advise going on a photography course or two. These should teach you about how to properly use the equipment you have and most importantly how to compose a shot. There's also a lot of sites or...
08-07-2018, 03:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,528
Posted By guhvies

Mid City Engineering maybe?

Mid City Engineering maybe?
08-01-2018, 03:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 626
Posted By guhvies

Some of this bunch of users on the forum are MB...

Some of this bunch of users on the forum are MB mechanics who could arm the OP with what he needs to take to the dealership. Don't write us off so quickly...
Forum: W213 AMG
08-01-2018, 03:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,838
Posted By guhvies

What @jm_case wrote but also you should really go...

What @jm_case wrote but also you should really go over any documentation with a fine tooth comb. If you're not in the mood to read it thoroughly, wait till you are. Only sign once you're satisfied....
07-18-2018, 02:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,122
Posted By guhvies

Too the best of my meagre knowledge MB haven't...

Too the best of my meagre knowledge MB haven't implemented that. You're going to have to go the manual route. That's also the law here in the UK.
07-07-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,468
Posted By guhvies

Guess either you turned it off without knowing,...

Guess either you turned it off without knowing, it turned itself off or someone else did...
06-27-2018, 03:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 637
Posted By guhvies

A lot of people swear by WeatherTech, which you...

A lot of people swear by WeatherTech, which you linked to. I think you should too.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-27-2018, 03:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,075
Posted By guhvies

How much more mileage do you think you'll get out...

How much more mileage do you think you'll get out of the runflats? If a lot, then maybe change the opposite tire to the non runflat to a non runflat. If little, maybe it's time to bite the bullet and...
Forum: W213 AMG
06-19-2018, 03:14 AM
Replies: 9
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Views: 718
Posted By guhvies

Why make it standard when you're willing to pay...

Why make it standard when you're willing to pay extra to get it? It's simple, if you're willing to pay more, they'll try and get you to pay more...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-02-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,353
Posted By guhvies

Check your tyre pressures...

Check your tyre pressures...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
05-15-2018, 03:10 AM
Replies: 1,252
Views: 189,228
Posted By guhvies

May your wait be short, hope you get her soon...

May your wait be short, hope you get her soon...
04-26-2018, 03:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,473
Posted By guhvies

You could also find out from the dealers...

You could also find out from the dealers themselves what they charge. If you've got a good independent one, it may be cheaper.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
04-18-2018, 02:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,288
Posted By guhvies

Yes, search for the Ukrainian and mid-city...

Yes, search for the Ukrainian and mid-city engineering.
03-23-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By guhvies

Bad things happen in threes. Get rid of it just...

Bad things happen in threes. Get rid of it just b4 24K I'm just saying...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-20-2018, 03:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By guhvies

1 - put the car in reverse and set the passenger...

1 - put the car in reverse and set the passenger side mirror to how you want it. When you next put the car in reverse it should remember the previous setting and set that.
2 - it might be part of...
02-15-2018, 03:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 345
Posted By guhvies

You should ask this in the W205 C63/C63s AMG...

You should ask this in the W205 C63/C63s AMG section of the forum. This question seems better suited to there and it has a lot more traffic.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-31-2018, 02:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,134
Posted By guhvies

Not sure if you used the search button...

Not sure if you used the search button...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-12-2018, 02:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 794
Posted By guhvies

I waited patiently and got my fix from reading...

I waited patiently and got my fix from reading this forum. Then I got a call on a Wednesday at work to say I need to pick my car up as it was in. The next 60 hours passed so slowly... Saturday...
12-14-2017, 03:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 594
Posted By guhvies

Or maybe, your door seals aren't all that and are...

Or maybe, your door seals aren't all that and are about to start leaking... You worry too much, relax enjoy the vehicle. Fill up the tank and go driving...
11-15-2017, 03:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,995
Posted By guhvies

Your manual should state what you need to do....

Your manual should state what you need to do. I've not come across what you stated. I think keeping it below 4000 rpm & 85 mph, avoiding S+, varying your revs for the 1st 1 K miles should be fine...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-02-2017, 04:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,600
Posted By guhvies

Actually, the 'A' and 'Y' are backwards as well...

Actually, the 'A' and 'Y' are backwards as well so there is some symmetry there as well...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-21-2017, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By guhvies

According to NYCSoiL, it seems the strip is part...

According to NYCSoiL, it seems the strip is part of the parking assist package and the beep is part of that. I'm in the UK and I didn't see that option when I configured a C43. So you're going to...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-21-2017, 05:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By guhvies

The camera itself won't make any noise but I...

The camera itself won't make any noise but I think you should get a warning when you get real close to something. In your rear view mirror, close to the bottom of the rear windscreen you should get a...
10-03-2017, 03:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 756
Posted By guhvies

Take it to your dealer.

Take it to your dealer.
09-28-2017, 01:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,189
Posted By guhvies

Turn your caps off and post in the W204 forum.

Turn your caps off and post in the W204 forum.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
09-19-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 557
Posted By guhvies

You can download the handbook thru the Mercedes...

You can download the handbook thru the Mercedes Guides app which doesn't seem to work on my Sony Z5P ATM but does on my Z Tablet. YMMV.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
09-19-2017, 02:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 557
Posted By guhvies

Don't know about the plugs but oil is in your...

Don't know about the plugs but oil is in your handbook. Read it, it's got lots of useful info and makes good toilet reading.
08-28-2017, 05:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 680
Posted By guhvies

Then I guess you're good to go, well you have...

Then I guess you're good to go, well you have been for quite a while. I'd keep an eye out on the dipstick and a quart or two of Mobil's finest in the trunk just in case. Better safe than sorry.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-28-2017, 04:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,400
Posted By guhvies

Dacia Sondero. This on recommendation from...

Dacia Sondero. This on recommendation from Captain Slow. However I unwisely decided against this and have seen smiling/grinning ever since.
08-11-2017, 07:02 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,549
Posted By guhvies

20 seconds, that's all, just 20 seconds...

20 seconds, that's all, just 20 seconds...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-11-2017, 06:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,562
Posted By guhvies

That's a great deal, buy two instead of one. Use...

That's a great deal, buy two instead of one. Use the spare one for the weekends...
07-29-2017, 04:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 311
Posted By guhvies

I'm not a tyre expert but did you check the specs...

I'm not a tyre expert but did you check the specs on Tire Rack to see whether they'd work? That would be my second step. My first step would be to see whether the current specs of what is on the car...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
07-21-2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 919
Posted By guhvies

It means click on the link and go to post 27 (see...

It means click on the link and go to post 27 (see the RHS for the post count). There you'll see pictures of a centre console wrapped. That's my good deed for the week.
07-16-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 268
Posted By guhvies

You'd be better of posting in the forum...

You'd be better of posting in the forum immediately below this is one. This forum is for the W205.
07-04-2017, 03:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,349
Posted By guhvies

I don't live in the US but here goes. The E43 and...

I don't live in the US but here goes. The E43 and E63 are not cars you'll find on lots a large quantities, you generally have to order what you want. At this point in time, MB have started producing...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
07-03-2017, 03:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,929
Posted By guhvies

1 - Unless you're extremely lucky to find a new...

1 - Unless you're extremely lucky to find a new 17, you're really looking at getting a new 18 which should hopefully be with dealers from September onwards. IMO, new 43 over used 63.

2 - most...
06-30-2017, 04:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,612
Posted By guhvies

Them 'mericans don't use the hold function like...

Them 'mericans don't use the hold function like us Euros do and do they hate stop start...
06-01-2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 52,215
Posted By guhvies

^^ Aussie RHD versus US LHD. Just saying...

^^ Aussie RHD versus US LHD. Just saying...
06-01-2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,338
Posted By guhvies

@c4004matic, you're in Wisconsin, @Forty9 is in...

@c4004matic, you're in Wisconsin, @Forty9 is in Alaska. Surely Alaska has 'better' winter weather than Wisconsin... 'Sides @Forty9 is just following custom and trying not to stand out...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
05-10-2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By guhvies

I've got them and when I checked mine on Sunday...

I've got them and when I checked mine on Sunday they were fine. I've got the 18" 5 spoke wheels.
05-02-2017, 03:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,578
Posted By guhvies

Check out the last page of the official pic...

Check out the last page of the official pic thread. vic viper has commented on this.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-17-2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,393
Posted By guhvies

I have the pins, they are nice and a good upgrade...

I have the pins, they are nice and a good upgrade over the standard black plastic stock pins. See my avatar...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-15-2017, 09:24 AM
Replies: 597
Views: 171,405
Posted By guhvies

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1024x768/80-c999p9_999c800daf68a372b6c18ff9afa4daa93c50346a.png

It is so hard to get to 1K...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-04-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 951
Posted By guhvies

I've got the black MB-Tex which is near enough...

I've got the black MB-Tex which is near enough the same thing. I'll try and attach some crappy pics I have. I had my doubts about it but in the nearly 3 months I've had the car I've gotten used to...
03-14-2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By guhvies

I'm not a GLC owner, I've got a C43 but I think...

I'm not a GLC owner, I've got a C43 but I think this still applies. Mine does the same thing but shows the gear when I manually shift. After a while it goes back to just showing D. Having said that,...
03-14-2017, 05:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,191
Posted By guhvies

Hope you don't have to wait long for them to...

Hope you don't have to wait long for them to arrive. He is helpful but delivery from China takes a little while. Still, they are good value for money. Plus you may even get a discount!
03-14-2017, 05:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,191
Posted By guhvies

I got mine from jbspeed for $65.00 (£54.63) which...

I got mine from jbspeed for $65.00 (£54.63) which includes p&p. The only caveat was the time it took to arrive.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-04-2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 171,405
Posted By guhvies

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1124/80-dsc_0582_7eb252c393318342ca57c48f0f24fd63d3ad2de5.jpg

Delivery day: 2017-01-16
...
03-02-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,027
Posted By guhvies

Trying closing the bonnet with a little bit more...

Trying closing the bonnet with a little bit more oomph but don't slam it shut.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
02-23-2017, 03:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,551
Posted By guhvies

Sometimes stuff happens with mechanical and...

Sometimes stuff happens with mechanical and electrical devices. This time it happened to you. You've taken it to the dealer let them sort it out. You can ask politely for some compensation but...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
02-02-2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,526
Posted By guhvies

Elegant is Linden wood on Saddle Brown, sporty is...

Elegant is Linden wood on Saddle Brown, sporty is carbon fibre. The 360 degree camera is worth it. Get that instead. My 2p worth...
11-30-2016, 04:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 947
Posted By guhvies

So it wasn't in Park. My advice was correct. Yeah!

So it wasn't in Park. My advice was correct. Yeah!
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