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02-14-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,785
Posted By Jim Brady

I get your point on the financial side. It is an...

I get your point on the financial side. It is an easy comparison if you view both as comparable commodities. I don't think interiors by themselves make them comparable. I've seen a fair number...
02-05-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,179
Posted By Jim Brady

I’ve had both in prior AMG models. The open pour...

I’ve had both in prior AMG models. The open pour ash actually looked cheap on the larger flat surfaces in my wife’s C45. Her new GLC63 went with carbon fiber and looks elegant.
Depends if you want...
Forum: AMG GT
01-04-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 18,086
Posted By Jim Brady

MegaLoL, Like others I feel sympathy for your...

MegaLoL,
Like others I feel sympathy for your misadventure. I know you didn't intend for this to be destructive testing but thank you for sharing as this may bring some clarity to the braking...
12-14-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 683
Posted By Jim Brady

I always look at the heart of the vehicle first....

I always look at the heart of the vehicle first. In this case the G55. If the audio is your thing then the G63, but really, an aftermarket system in the G55 will trump the G63.
11-14-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 417
Views: 38,681
Posted By Jim Brady

reliable trusted source within MB. Corroborated...

reliable trusted source within MB. Corroborated in past with the delivery of other released vehicles. Didnít ask about 43ís.
11-13-2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 38,681
Posted By Jim Brady

Hot off the Press, Shipping of MY19 GlC63C4...

Hot off the Press,
Shipping of MY19 GlC63C4 253.388, MY19 GLC634S 253.389, My19 GLC83W4 253.988 shipping of these vehicles will commence Wednesday, 11/14/18 for all Regions. Necessary Pricing,...
11-06-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,792
Posted By Jim Brady

You might be right my information is a year old. ...

You might be right my information is a year old. Mercedes of Temecula is part of Fletcher Jones who's the number one sales store in US so who knows how they tally. Just another store to look at that...
Forum: AMG GT
10-30-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 563
Posted By Jim Brady

I was one of the 7 lucky CLK63 BS owners who took...

I was one of the 7 lucky CLK63 BS owners who took factory delivery and raced it in Germany with AMG support in the AMG Trophy Cup. Full factory support just like a real race team. When I got back...
10-17-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,364
Posted By Jim Brady

Glad you picked the back up camera over the motor.

Glad you picked the back up camera over the motor.
Forum: AMG GT
04-11-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 924
Posted By Jim Brady

This is not to be construed as financial advice....

This is not to be construed as financial advice. Short answer is no. The "Note" is an unsecured investment vehicle for a promise to pay like a bond. The red flag is that they are sending this to...
Forum: AMG GT
11-22-2017, 05:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,146
Posted By Jim Brady

Thanks for the back handed complement. I knew...

Thanks for the back handed complement. I knew you'd bite! Give it some time and the depreciation will open the availablility to the track rats and millenials and we'll have more posts than a Nismo...
Forum: AMG GT
11-22-2017, 11:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,146
Posted By Jim Brady

track alignment specs

I have the Dynamic System and I believe it has a more aggressive camber setting than the standard fare. With that said I've added wheel spacers which gives me a little over -2 degs camber. The GTS...
Forum: AMG GT
09-20-2017, 12:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,009
Posted By Jim Brady

On the sidelines but thought I'd chime in. ...

On the sidelines but thought I'd chime in.

An ECU tune will bump the torque to 500 Lbs ft at the wheels which is more than a McLaren 720 so you will feel it. Torque is acceleration hp is top...
Forum: AMG GT
08-19-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,094
Posted By Jim Brady

I am still having issues finding the correct...

I am still having issues finding the correct spacers for the front but they look fine without spacers (I have written about this in a separate thread).

Try Dynocomp Scottsdale AZ they have front...
Forum: AMG GT
06-26-2017, 04:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,571
Posted By Jim Brady

Option Regrets

Willow Springs (Big Track) mostly. It's a horsepower track with the only real heavy braking would be in turn one.
WSIR configuration favors the GTS where a track like Laguna Seca (Mazda Raceway)...
Forum: AMG GT
05-06-2017, 09:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,903
Posted By Jim Brady

Oversteering drifts in the wet! Chris Harris is...

Oversteering drifts in the wet! Chris Harris is better than than that. A $250k GT3 RS is subjectively better than the GT-R and M4 GTS in Chris's opinion which is very well respected in the media. ...
Forum: AMG GT
03-14-2017, 08:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,608
Posted By Jim Brady

Wassaby, The comment was tongue in cheek. But...

Wassaby,
The comment was tongue in cheek. But as a loyal AMG owner (12+) and twenty other MB from the largest AMG/Benz in the USA I can say with certainty they will be getting some for their best...
Forum: AMG GT
03-07-2017, 10:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,796
Posted By Jim Brady

After my first track event I knew this was a...

After my first track event I knew this was a great car. I visited the AMG factory and got the low down and saw how much more is on the table with the M178 which gave me some comfort if I wanted to go...
Forum: AMG GT
02-07-2017, 10:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 757
Posted By Jim Brady

Within Mercedes demography they CRUSHED IT! If...

Within Mercedes demography they CRUSHED IT! If you're a boomer you got it. if you're a Prius driving millennial it's like who were those old guys!
Seeing that brought back memories of John Kay...
Forum: AMG GT
01-22-2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 724
Posted By Jim Brady

Unless you are a track junkie I don't think the...

Unless you are a track junkie I don't think the GTR will reward the happiness you seek.
It will be another garage trophy until the next new model with more capability arrives.

I ask myself the...
Forum: AMG GT
10-08-2016, 01:54 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,026
Posted By Jim Brady

What do you want a trophy?! Germans don't care if...

What do you want a trophy?! Germans don't care if your a millennial.
Forum: AMG GT
07-30-2016, 09:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,284
Posted By Jim Brady

Solar beam yellow is stunning. Yes I'm biased as...

Solar beam yellow is stunning. Yes I'm biased as I cancelled my Selenite Gray when I saw Solar in person. If you don't want attention stick with a more conservative hue. Great looking car heavenly...
Forum: AMG GT
07-15-2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 880
Posted By Jim Brady

Visit to Affalterbach 7-14-16

I last visited AMG in 2007 when I picked up a CLK63 Black and I wanted to see the new engine facility that was just breaking ground at the time of my last visit. In 2008 AMG was building about 30,000...
Forum: AMG GT
06-27-2016, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 628
Posted By Jim Brady

Pardon my skepticism but if you have a rep from...

Pardon my skepticism but if you have a rep from AMG Customer Sports it must be off the books. Not trying to be a downer.
AMG is very protective of it's products and services and to market this as if...
10-08-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,392
Posted By Jim Brady

Transmission Service

My second most recent track day I noted my transmission was slow to up shift. I have 22k miles with a fair number of track days. I also upgraded to the rev matching program from Weistec but didn't...
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