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Forum: W213 AMG
03-15-2019, 01:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,115
Posted By wdimagineer

My "magicians" work for Daimler, and previously...

My "magicians" work for Daimler, and previously under me at VAG. They did me a favor which isn't an option for others if they'd like to keep their jobs. I'm sure there are other ways to accomplish...
Forum: W213 AMG
03-11-2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,115
Posted By wdimagineer

My Wagon - OEM+ Goodness

A good friend came to visit me in Austin recently and we decided to take some pictures of my wagon, including various mods I've done to the car. I figured I'd turn some of the pics into a quick build...
Forum: W213 AMG
03-11-2019, 02:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 848
Posted By wdimagineer

Iím the only person who has done this retrofit in...

Iím the only person who has done this retrofit in the US. All in, Iím at about $12K for the lights, Xentry hardware, tablet, and legit access to Daimler systems. I also have a few colleagues in...
Forum: W213 AMG
02-27-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 664
Views: 125,061
Posted By wdimagineer

Some random rooftop pics we took after RADwood...

Some random rooftop pics we took after RADwood Austin this weekend.
...
01-12-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,125
Posted By wdimagineer

The new design is C only and is the base model...

The new design is C only and is the base model LED with no adaptive features.
01-12-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,125
Posted By wdimagineer

You can follow along on Instagram: jaronbrass ...

You can follow along on Instagram: jaronbrass

Iím known for my retrofits on BMW, VW, and Audi. This is my second Mercedes and the first Iíve tweaked.
01-12-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,125
Posted By wdimagineer

Yes, Iím in the US. I hope once the regulatory...

Yes, Iím in the US. I hope once the regulatory environment changes youíll be able to activate the functionality. Until then, no software exists for US-spec headlamps.
01-12-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,305
Posted By wdimagineer

These are the high performance standard LED...

These are the high performance standard LED lights on the facelifted C, equivalent to the standard LED on the E.

The upgraded ILS MULTIBEAM headlights are an option beyond this.
Forum: W213 AMG
01-08-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 664
Views: 125,061
Posted By wdimagineer

Random 80ís song I apparently never heard...

Random 80ís song I apparently never heard alongside awesome fuel economy!
...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-18-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 664
Views: 125,061
Posted By wdimagineer

Not really. You have to scan the 2D barcode on...

Not really. You have to scan the 2D barcode on the headlamp during the coding process. It rejected it on multiple attempts. The software for US cars isnít ready.

I convert all my cars to a ECE...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-26-2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 59,579
Posted By wdimagineer

You're the kind of salesperson I want to work...

You're the kind of salesperson I want to work with in future. You might be ordering me a wagon. :)
10-25-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,498
Posted By wdimagineer

I'm extremely biased having previously led the...

I'm extremely biased having previously led the teams that built all of the current and next-gen Audi MMI technologies. Despite my allegiance, I have an E63S Wagon on order, solely as a **** you to my...
10-25-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 920
Posted By wdimagineer

No. NHTSA proposed the change but public comment...

No. NHTSA proposed the change but public comment is open until December. If FMVSS 108 is amended it won't become regulation until sometime in 2019 or 2020. Even then, the US could implement standards...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-04-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 59,579
Posted By wdimagineer

The hardest wait! It was fun tracking the Valiant...

The hardest wait! It was fun tracking the Valiant Ace across the Atlantic, through the Panama Canal, and up to Long Beach. We even managed to capture a shot of her going through the Canal on their...
Forum: W213 AMG
08-28-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,529
Posted By wdimagineer

You have an Edition 1 wagon? I had no idea.

You have an Edition 1 wagon? I had no idea.
Forum: W213 AMG
08-28-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 26,310
Posted By wdimagineer

This isn't always true. But in the case of the...

This isn't always true. But in the case of the 63-series cars, should hopefully be the case.
08-27-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,521
Posted By wdimagineer

Just be patient a little longer. Like I said in...

Just be patient a little longer. Like I said in another thread, there's more to releasing a car than obtaining approvals. Nonetheless, regulatory hurdles usually provide the most substantial obstacle...
08-27-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,521
Posted By wdimagineer

All E450 models and C/GLC/SLC 43 models were...

All E450 models and C/GLC/SLC 43 models were approved by ARB. That should get them rolling.
Forum: W213 AMG
08-25-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 26,310
Posted By wdimagineer

Valiant Ace is on her way to Long Beach. Port...

Valiant Ace is on her way to Long Beach. Port contact there said the ship is operating normally and no further delays in schedule are expected.

Here's the ultimate destination before release:...
Forum: W213 AMG
08-21-2018, 01:42 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 26,310
Posted By wdimagineer

A colleague said she's having engine...

A colleague said she's having engine difficulties. There are thousands of cars on this ship and not just Daimler products. The ship isn't being intentionally delayed.
08-10-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,440
Posted By wdimagineer

I'm not aware of Mercedes Canada's product plans,...

I'm not aware of Mercedes Canada's product plans, but the inclusion of these lamps on these models is partly to allow the functionality to be unlocked in future. I used to work for VW/Audi corporate...
Forum: W213 AMG
08-10-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 26,310
Posted By wdimagineer

​​​​Official information from MBUSA. Sorry for...

​​​​Official information from MBUSA. Sorry for the quality.

...
Forum: W213 AMG
08-06-2018, 02:26 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 26,310
Posted By wdimagineer

Sent to me by a logistics friend at VW/Audi. ...

Sent to me by a logistics friend at VW/Audi.

Vessel Discharge Voyage Load Voyage Port Arrival at Berth Dept from Berth
VALIANT ACE 0051A 0051A Bremerhaven 19 Jul 18...
Forum: W213 AMG
07-19-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,246
Posted By wdimagineer

I found out my wagon was built with Pirellis....

I found out my wagon was built with Pirellis. Time to call the dealer and see what we can work out. I had a Pirelli fail on track years ago resulting in my car being written-off and me almost being...
Forum: W213 AMG
07-17-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,014
Posted By wdimagineer

I am on the West Coast. Personally, September...

I am on the West Coast. Personally, September would be ideal. We'll see.
Forum: W213 AMG
07-10-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 724
Posted By wdimagineer

I cannot provide a link but your dealer can...

I cannot provide a link but your dealer can confirm it. I have access to the Mercedes electronics parts catalog.
Forum: W213 AMG
07-10-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 724
Posted By wdimagineer

The part number is A2138179500. Oddly, this is...

The part number is A2138179500. Oddly, this is the second car I've seen with something missing like this. The first, a wagon, was missing the "E" on the rear. It just read "63 S".
07-03-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 766
Posted By wdimagineer

It's not impossible. The sedan and coupe feature...

It's not impossible. The sedan and coupe feature many interchangeable parts. Based on a VIN with a car specified with the interior you mentioned, a retrofit would require these 3 items:

Airbag:...
07-03-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 766
Posted By wdimagineer

It's not impossible. The sedan and coupe feature...

It's not impossible. The sedan and coupe feature many interchangeable parts. Based on a VIN with a car specified with the interior you mentioned, a retrofit would require these 3 items:

Airbag:...
06-25-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 52,128
Posted By wdimagineer

There are versions of the 213 sold in some...

There are versions of the 213 sold in some markets without the rotary controller or combined rotary controller/touchpad option. These cars feature a handrest that goes where that semicircular cutout...
06-12-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 502
Posted By wdimagineer

The closest thing I can find in the parts catalog...

The closest thing I can find in the parts catalog is A0029983901, which is listed as a "feed-through grommet". Unfortunately, I can't find any pics of this part online to corroborate but based on the...
Forum: W213 AMG
06-08-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 343
Posted By wdimagineer

This is specifically for the 213 chassis, for...

This is specifically for the 213 chassis, for cars with AMG front end. (Option codes P90 and 772).
Forum: W213 AMG
05-16-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 664
Views: 125,061
Posted By wdimagineer

He tried to tempt me, but in the end, I wanted a...

He tried to tempt me, but in the end, I wanted a car without the performance seats, plus the added benefits of MY19. I've decided to be patient. I also skipped ED for this car because the earliest...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-10-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 884
Posted By wdimagineer

My First Mercedes - E63 S Wagon Ordered

I recently placed an order for a 2019 E63 S Wagon. I'm really excited, if not slightly terrified, since this is my first (technically second, see below) Mercedes. I've owned many cars, including...
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