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03-18-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By petee1997

I would not buy a Maserati because there is no...

I would not buy a Maserati because there is no established used car value and service outside large cities is about nil. Mercedes is known value plus the CLS53 is the latest in technology. I love...
03-12-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 683
Posted By petee1997

This has only been an issue since the automatic...

This has only been an issue since the automatic electric parking brake. My Porsche did the same thing when parked wet. Both my MB's do the same thing. My two 15 model MB's had a manual emergency...
02-27-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 485
Posted By petee1997

I get it immediately after a car wash if it's...

I get it immediately after a car wash if it's cold and water freezes on the car. It usually doesn't last more than an hour.
02-26-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By petee1997

I have had it on my last three cars and it is...

I have had it on my last three cars and it is indispensable. The new system is the closest thing to a self driving car. Buy it and I guarantee you will not regret it plus you will use it every chance...
02-19-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 854
Posted By petee1997

You are right. Consumption taxes are the most...

You are right. Consumption taxes are the most efficient and fair form of taxation. However the political party that brings it in will be voted out of office. Visible taxes on all goods remind us of...
02-19-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 854
Posted By petee1997

Nationalism, protectionism and tariffs caused the...

Nationalism, protectionism and tariffs caused the great depression. Unfortunately President Trump is not a student of history. As a matter of fact, the man does not read and is poorly informed. He...
01-28-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,174
Posted By petee1997

Both cars have the EQ boost electric motor. The...

Both cars have the EQ boost electric motor. The 53 has a electric super charger to offset the the dead spot from the turbo spooling up. The car is also tuned to higher HP. The transmission also has a...
01-03-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 60,807
Posted By petee1997

I would not finance you a bowl of soup. You...

I would not finance you a bowl of soup. You scooped the equity on the good properties but screwed the lender on the bad ones. Too bad those mortgages were not recourse so the credit company could...
12-24-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By petee1997

These are branded Mercedes floor mats made by...

These are branded Mercedes floor mats made by WeatherTech for Mercedes BENZ.
12-18-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,256
Posted By petee1997

I traded my 18 E43 for a CLS53. Big difference!...

I traded my 18 E43 for a CLS53. Big difference! The new propulsion system really smoothed out the car. No dead spot because of the super charger and electric motor. And of course the I-6 is not...
08-06-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,772
Posted By petee1997

Your problem is not with MBUSA. It's with the US...

Your problem is not with MBUSA. It's with the US govt. with their certification problems.
07-22-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,862
Posted By petee1997

I disagree. I wish I had waited for the E53. I...

I disagree. I wish I had waited for the E53. I have the 18 E43. The E53 has the new in line 6cyl with 48 volt system that gives you an extra 22 hp of boost plus 429 hp. The E450 has the old V6 engine...
05-09-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 877
Posted By petee1997

Mercedes Me should be available in your car later...

Mercedes Me should be available in your car later this year, Nov. I'm told. As far as traffic, try Apple car play maps. Before replacing your tires, check the inflation rate on your tires. My wife...
04-28-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 401
Posted By petee1997

MB usually understates for the US market because...

MB usually understates for the US market because of possible lawsuits. Example: E43 MB time 0 to 60 MPH 4.5 sec. Car mag time 4.2sec. Also keep in mind temperature and altitude can affect times.
03-23-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 795
Posted By petee1997

The batteries don’t last for years because they...

The batteries don’t last for years because they are always sending a signal. My dealer replaces both batteries when I do my annual maintenance as part of the service.
01-13-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,270
Posted By petee1997

I'm told you save nothing using 87 octane because...

I'm told you save nothing using 87 octane because your fuel efficiency decreases. In the end, what you saved on the fill up , you gave back on the distance covered. There is no point reinventing the...
01-10-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 866
Posted By petee1997

You are right. My post was not justified. I did...

You are right. My post was not justified. I did not know that you are not originally from Toronto. Now you know that Toronto is cold and that water freezes at 0 C. Windshield washer is very...
01-09-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,594
Posted By petee1997

Now let's not get stupid. Car deaths are mainly...

Now let's not get stupid. Car deaths are mainly accidental, gun deaths are mainly intentional. What is it about guns that brings out so many foolish arguments.
01-03-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 496
Posted By petee1997

Yes, they are called gloves.

Yes, they are called gloves.
12-07-2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 663
Posted By petee1997

I think the last button is for the rear window...

I think the last button is for the rear window blind.It's all part of the sun package on my car./
11-24-2017, 07:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,285
Posted By petee1997

Here are a few statistics. Greater Toronto Area...

Here are a few statistics. Greater Toronto Area is the 4th largest city in North America with a population of 6.418M people. In 2016 there were 56 murders of which 26 were committed with guns. That...
11-23-2017, 06:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,285
Posted By petee1997

Unlike the USA, we have the freedom to not get...

Unlike the USA, we have the freedom to not get shot. Guns kill over 30,000 people and injure triple that number every year in the USA. No other industrial state comes close to this record. For the...
11-23-2017, 05:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,285
Posted By petee1997

I thought this was a Mercedes enthusiast site. I...

I thought this was a Mercedes enthusiast site. I am sure there are many other sites for the gun crazies.
11-12-2017, 08:20 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,575
Posted By petee1997

Why not search large dealers' inventory to locate...

Why not search large dealers' inventory to locate a car close to your specs. The coupes are not flying off the shelf. It should be quite easy to find a car in stock.
11-10-2017, 06:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,800
Posted By petee1997

I wonder what satisfaction anyone gets out of...

I wonder what satisfaction anyone gets out of doing crap like this. If it's kids, it's mischief. More often than not it's an adult underachiever with contempt for anyone that has any degree of...
11-01-2017, 05:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,663
Posted By petee1997

Get over it. These cars are a work in progress...

Get over it. These cars are a work in progress and there are always minor improvements from year to year. These small minor changes are inconsequential and are not worth losing sleep over them.
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10-29-2017, 06:18 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 20,092
Posted By petee1997

All these what ifs. Get over it. It's just a car...

All these what ifs. Get over it. It's just a car and what will happen, will happen. Until something happens enjoy the damn thing. If you are going to worry, worry about a semi hitting you at 75mph...
10-28-2017, 07:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,001
Posted By petee1997

That interior is the absolute best offered in any...

That interior is the absolute best offered in any car.
10-06-2017, 02:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,876
Posted By petee1997

I have had four cars with pano roof. I love them....

I have had four cars with pano roof. I love them. Lots of light and better overall appearance of the exterior of the car. I found most creaking was in the Winter when very cold. I mean Canada very...
09-21-2017, 06:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,535
Posted By petee1997

I usually count the number of doors.

I usually count the number of doors.
09-03-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,919
Posted By petee1997

It's absolutely true. My wife's car has been...

It's absolutely true. My wife's car has been sitting in Halifax for four weeks waiting for refit parts for the air suspension. My car sat in Germany for seven weeks before shipping last week. It now...
08-19-2017, 04:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,853
Posted By petee1997

I like the red ones better. You should repaint...

I like the red ones better. You should repaint yours.
07-13-2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,583
Posted By petee1997

I don't get it. What is the difference running a...

I don't get it. What is the difference running a heat tape in a square or round steering wheel? And E43 buyers don't care about heated steering wheel? Well, this E43 buyer, really cares in frozen...
07-08-2017, 07:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 380
Posted By petee1997

Don't do a bra, do the whole front including...

Don't do a bra, do the whole front including mirrors. It cost more but certainly looks better. I had Xpel done on my Porsche with excellent results.
06-23-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 788
Posted By petee1997

1) You should expect the same discount or buy the...

1) You should expect the same discount or buy the car from the dealer with the E43 in stock. Lock that in before the car in stock is sold.

2) E43 production for NA started June 1st.

3) Most 18...
06-22-2017, 10:11 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,222
Posted By petee1997

Is your source "common sense" or a "feeling". By...

Is your source "common sense" or a "feeling". By the way the I6 was announced as being introduced in the S class for this Fall. If it's delayed, it's a problem. It was not a feeling that they would...
06-01-2017, 02:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,940
Posted By petee1997

Sorry to burst your bubble. MB sells more cars...

Sorry to burst your bubble. MB sells more cars per capita in Canada than in the US. "They sell the E400 in Canada because Canada has lower income"??? That doesn't make sense. We get an additional...
06-01-2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,264
Posted By petee1997

Check with Tire Rack. They usually have the best...

Check with Tire Rack. They usually have the best prices for wheels and tires.They have wheels that look like MB wheels and they also have the MB center cap.You can check the prices on line and it...
05-09-2017, 11:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,962
Posted By petee1997

I ordered the sedan. My wife debated the coupe...

I ordered the sedan. My wife debated the coupe but in the end she also ordered the E43 sed. I have a June 10th build for mine and got confirmation on hers for July 10th. I have the build sheet for...
05-08-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,935
Posted By petee1997

I don't have MB tex on my present cars but have...

I don't have MB tex on my present cars but have had it on previous cars. That stuff wears well. It does not show wear like leather.
05-06-2017, 11:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,962
Posted By petee1997

I don't know about European delivery but the 18...

I don't know about European delivery but the 18 E43 goes into production June 1st. My dealer has given me my build sheet with the commission number. The build sheet shows all the options plus...
05-02-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,708
Posted By petee1997

If anything is misaligned, it would be human...

If anything is misaligned, it would be human error if it's on only 10% of the cars. The robots cannot think or deviate. Their work is wrong on all cars or right on all cars. Robots are programmed to...
05-01-2017, 04:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,170
Posted By petee1997

The acoustic package is not offered in Canada. So...

The acoustic package is not offered in Canada. So just tinted glass, too bad.
04-08-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,962
Posted By petee1997

Production starts June 1st. If you order now you...

Production starts June 1st. If you order now you will be lucky to get a July build. I got June 10th build for mine.
04-07-2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,817
Posted By petee1997

Obviously you do not like rules. Aren't you the...

Obviously you do not like rules. Aren't you the same guy that reconfigured your dash screen to watch TV while driving? Some people cannot conform to the greater good. It's all about me, me me. Sad!
04-06-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,517
Posted By petee1997

[QUOTE=dukester34;7107856]I fired my dealer. piss...

[QUOTE=dukester34;7107856]I fired my dealer. piss me off. when do the 18's become available for build on the web site[/QUOTE

I don't know when it will show up on the website but you can order an...
04-04-2017, 10:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 645
Posted By petee1997

Useless in my opinion.

Useless in my opinion.
08-01-2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,863
Posted By petee1997

What a crock!!! Texting manually should never be...

What a crock!!! Texting manually should never be done. Period. The auto pilot is devised as a safety feature for unforced distractions not to indulge in them.
11-04-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,196
Posted By petee1997

It looks nice but I'm not sure about the ride....

It looks nice but I'm not sure about the ride. There is only a rubber band for a tire.
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