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06-19-2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,223
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I like the wheels and center caps thats all that...

I like the wheels and center caps thats all that matters to me. I've had a lot of comments about people liking the wheels already and I never got comments on the stock wheels. The big thing is though...
06-14-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,223
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Hereís a picture of the new Mandrus 23 wheels

They are the mirror cut finish. At least if bend one of these $300 each. ...
Forum: W213 AMG
06-12-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,971
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Yep Iíd say anything before a early sept build is...

Yep Iíd say anything before a early sept build is the old electronics. My car was built sept 10 2017 and had the new electronics cars built in August or before of that year were the eu 2017...
06-01-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 953
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Excellent. Amazing that did not damage the wheel.

Excellent. Amazing that did not damage the wheel.
06-01-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,832
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Looks great. Nice color combo. Congrats.

Looks great. Nice color combo. Congrats.
05-31-2019, 11:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 953
Posted By 2012 merc amg

More than likely you have a bent rim too if it...

More than likely you have a bent rim too if it did that to the tire. Those sidewalls on those tires are super stiff. That looks like a Goodyear Eagle Sport tire and I pulled mine off because they...
05-28-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,671
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I'll never forget my old Cadillacs with the R12...

I'll never forget my old Cadillacs with the R12 Freon A/C systems, those would cool down in 30 seconds or so, but I'd say the Benz is adequate, not great, but like 5 or 6 minutes to cool down on a...
05-28-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 42,805
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Seems like once you get it up and running itís...

Seems like once you get it up and running itís fine.
05-27-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 884
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Probably next there will be a S300 :)

Probably next there will be a S300 :)
05-24-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,787
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Slam it equals lower it. When I saw the title on...

Slam it equals lower it. When I saw the title on this post at first I thought you drove your wagon into a telephone pole lol
05-20-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 886
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I think that happened with that big rut I hit in...

I think that happened with that big rut I hit in Jersey on the way back to RI 3 weeks ago. It definitely bottomed out, the radar detector flew off the dash. I think this whole 213 platform was...
05-16-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,096
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Thats great. I am very happy with the Michelin...

Thats great. I am very happy with the Michelin Primacy Run Flats. Could be that a tire like the Bridgestone Serenity non run flat rides a little better but I'm just not willing to risk a flat with no...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-15-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,723
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Most people are able to get at least 5 or 6...

Most people are able to get at least 5 or 6 percent off. I had a buddy who got 10 percent off. I donít know how he got that.
Forum: W213 AMG
05-14-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,804
Posted By 2012 merc amg

AMR makes one for the 212 AMG but I don't see a...

AMR makes one for the 212 AMG but I don't see a hand held programmer for the 213's, must the mail ecu in or custom dyne tune. Looks at the torque gains on the 212 with the hand held, amazing. ...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-12-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,070
Posted By 2012 merc amg

One reason I sold mine was I was kind of freaked...

One reason I sold mine was I was kind of freaked out by the check engine light issue in a car so very expensive with no real explanation of exactly what was going on. Plus there was the rear diff...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-12-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,464
Posted By 2012 merc amg

If I ever buy a new benz again I will just have a...

If I ever buy a new benz again I will just have a good independent mercedes service place that uses OEM mercedes parts do my service. I bought a new wagon from Auto Nation in Florida along with the 3...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-12-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,723
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Ya, all dealers seem to vary on ordered cars. ...

Ya, all dealers seem to vary on ordered cars. Some want sticker, others will give up to 8 or 9 percent off.
05-12-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 997
Posted By 2012 merc amg

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_5117_0163cf54c739d3352c911a083671f38eaddde7d5.jpg
Great cars, you have the same wheels as mine. Here's my car in front of Muscle...
05-07-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,731
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Yes I really was not enjoying the e63 wagon. I...

Yes I really was not enjoying the e63 wagon. I thought why continue on with the huge depreciation maintainence and all with a car Iím not actually enjoying. I really wanted a convertible too. No...
05-05-2019, 11:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,100
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Anyone else having issues with bent rims?

I had bent a couple rims while still in Florida and had a little bit of shake coming from the rear of my Wagon. Had them repaired before I left to head back up to New England. I could see how they...
04-29-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,096
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Iím sold on the Michelin Primacy Run Flats. They...

Iím sold on the Michelin Primacy Run Flats. They ride great and low road noise. Just replaced the Goodyear rft and a world of difference. Hopefully Iíll get at least 30k miles out of them.
04-21-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,241
Posted By 2012 merc amg

New tires and window tint car looks great.

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/a4ec3edd_9be3_492b_be1e_e73d0b56e74a_ae46c4fe93480581820aa1feccb3dc7465fbd3b5.jpeg
Forum: W213 AMG
04-18-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,459
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Obviously you know nothing about long term...

Obviously you know nothing about long term disability and itís associated costs and the law. If his friend had Been paralyzed who is going to pay the ten million long term health care costs? The tax...
04-16-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,057
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Ok got it all squared away today. Yes it is Jason...

Ok got it all squared away today. Yes it is Jason Lewis the service writer. He handled things really well today and then sent me to the finance manager to get the warranty squared away. They will do...
04-15-2019, 11:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,430
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Ok so here it is. Got the Michelin...

Ok so here it is. Got the Michelin...
Forum: W213 AMG
04-12-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,766
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I still do have a desire to get a Ferrari before...

I still do have a desire to get a Ferrari before I die, thats something I've never owned. Probably about the least practical car ever though. But nothing sounds as good as a Ferrari when it's...
04-10-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 573
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Sounds like it needs an alignment too if itís...

Sounds like it needs an alignment too if itís wearing the tires like you say.
04-01-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Never really noticed neither of these things on...

Never really noticed neither of these things on my E450 Cab. Same body as your car. I'd get the dealer to check it out.
03-27-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,430
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I think a lot of people donít realize how much...

I think a lot of people donít realize how much better their cars can ride with the proper tire selection. My e450 Cabriolet rides like a S class and thatís the lowered amg line stiffer suspension....
03-27-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,430
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Anyone had any luck getting Benz to help out with new tires?

Not happy at all with these Goodyear Sport Run flats. My wagon with the luxury package rides like a truck. I know the Michelin Primacy 3 will ride much better. My argument is Benz should not be...
03-21-2019, 11:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 683
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Wonít be able to upgrade to mbux that is a...

Wonít be able to upgrade to mbux that is a different setup with a touchscreen which some people including myself are not all that fond of. I think the tech is pretty good in this car. With the...
03-20-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,653
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I always felt people who had neighbors start and...

I always felt people who had neighbors start and run their cars for ten minutes or so was kinda counter productive. The car never really gets up to operating temp fully that way and that builds up...
03-19-2019, 11:54 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 161,274
Posted By 2012 merc amg

My E450 Cabriolet

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/640x480/img_5003_34a7168bb01d8541854c7b3c6bf5c6d666a60c3e.jpg...
03-19-2019, 11:49 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 161,274
Posted By 2012 merc amg

My E450 Wagon

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1600x1200/3637052252be1f8eadfaa580ae7e6d63_072245fe8c44e0f209c9a7f8d4bc24560e88542d.jpg...
03-04-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,660
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Just about any light color they offer will look...

Just about any light color they offer will look good with that int. My car has that int and ext is diamond white, looks great. Don't get many compliments because everybody is Jealous of the car :)
02-25-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 716
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Ya, gotta be careful on these 2019's. I was...

Ya, gotta be careful on these 2019's. I was inside the car with my cabriolet a while back and think I mistakenly locked the car with the app and the keys were in the glove box and that locked too...
02-25-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 886
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I could not agree with you more, could not have...

I could not agree with you more, could not have stated better myself what you stated. I feel with the luxury package the car really is a true Mercedes and drives like it. Plus you get the addition...
02-25-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 861
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I have MB tex in my Wagon and the Artico seats in...

I have MB tex in my Wagon and the Artico seats in my Cabriolet. I can compare them on a daily basis. I feel the MB tex in my wagon is a tougher material, that MB tex is practically indestructible,...
01-16-2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,204
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Looks great, nice ride. I had a 2018 E63 AMG...

Looks great, nice ride. I had a 2018 E63 AMG wagon, it was very fast but I just not really like the it felt. It was very stiff and I did not like the steering feel. Keep in mind you could always...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-09-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,519
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Get the Zunsport protectors for the future to...

Get the Zunsport protectors for the future to help keep this from happening again.
01-09-2019, 01:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,874
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Thats one thing I wish my car had is the digital...

Thats one thing I wish my car had is the digital instrument cluster. I dunno how the dealer could order the car practically fully loaded and forget the digital instrument cluster. Rusty, be careful...
01-07-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,594
Posted By 2012 merc amg

No, just driven the 2018 E63 AMG with ABC that I...

No, just driven the 2018 E63 AMG with ABC that I use to have. Both e450's I have now are non ABC.
01-07-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,594
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I'm fine without it on both my wagon and cab. ...

I'm fine without it on both my wagon and cab. The only real advantage I can see with it is if you parked over a curb that was too high you could push the button on the dash and raise the car without...
01-04-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 873
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Interesting. I kinda miss having a heated...

Interesting. I kinda miss having a heated steering wheel in both my 2019 E450's. The problem is I did not want to order either vehicle and bought dealer stock vehicles and it's nearly impossible to...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-02-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 239
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Yes, I just use a $50 battery maintainer from...

Yes, I just use a $50 battery maintainer from Autozone auto parts. Make sure it's a called a batter maintainer vs a trickle charger. I think mine is a Shumaker or something like that. You just pop...
12-31-2018, 01:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,295
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I went the other way. I had a 2018 E63 Amg that I...

I went the other way. I had a 2018 E63 Amg that I traded in. I felt it was too stiff and brittle for me and was very harsh on the bumps on the roads up north. You could always find some E63 Amg 20...
12-26-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 914
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I have the amg line package with the park assist...

I have the amg line package with the park assist and my car does have the diamond grill. I donít think you can get anything other than the diamond grill with the cabriolet. I wouldnít think the...
12-26-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,542
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Iíd say a navy blue. Very nice shade of blue and...

Iíd say a navy blue. Very nice shade of blue and itís cool having the carpets dash and top all match. This picture here you can see the blue top a little better. My iPhone 6 does not do colors as...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-15-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,739
Posted By 2012 merc amg

No update, MBUX is a different system. Yes diff...

No update, MBUX is a different system. Yes diff break in is important, change the gear oil at 2K miles.
Forum: W213 AMG
12-10-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,753
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I think one issue for me is I drive with hand...

I think one issue for me is I drive with hand controls and found the throttle very sensitive therefore getting a not so smooth transition accelerating, plus the trans is kind of jerky. Personally I...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-09-2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,753
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I can speak from the experience of having just...

I can speak from the experience of having just got rid of my 2015 S550 and my 2018 E63 AMG. I traded the S550 in for a 2019 E450 Wagon and have no regrets. I do a lot of highway driving like 25 to 30...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-30-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 770
Posted By 2012 merc amg

You mean they didn't include the "sit at VPC 4...

You mean they didn't include the "sit at VPC 4 month new car smell spray bottle" with your car?
11-28-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 879
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I managed to get ten grand off my 80K sticker...

I managed to get ten grand off my 80K sticker 2019 E450 Wagon, I did have a good trade in though and think the dealer made some off that. I got a Cabriolet also but only got 4 grand off 84K on that...
11-13-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,111
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Iíd suggest anyone interested drive both the E450...

Iíd suggest anyone interested drive both the E450 and the E53 for comparison sake. Iíll write more on this later.
11-13-2018, 01:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,111
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Looked at the new E53 AMG at the Benz dealer today

They are finally getting in the new E53 AMG's. I took a look at a lunar blue one they had in the show room at Ft. Myers Mercedes. Was not that impressed. It really looks no different than my E450...
Forum: Marketplace
11-09-2018, 02:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,323
Posted By 2012 merc amg

If you read above you'd see I've never had a...

If you read above you'd see I've never had a check engine light in this car so no that's not the reason I'm selling. I do a lot of traveling with my other cars and this particular car is not a good...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-06-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 995
Posted By 2012 merc amg

You will find the car drives much smoother and...

You will find the car drives much smoother and handles even better with the Michelinís. Thatís been my experience between the two tires.
11-04-2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 920
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Nice looks good. Just so you're aware that is...

Nice looks good. Just so you're aware that is the 212 platform being a 2016, this is the 213 platform forums, you'd want the 212 forums just incase you have any questions or concerns with the car. ...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-03-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 16,875
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Oh man, that sucks. I do recall that they...

Oh man, that sucks. I do recall that they changed injectors on E63's car. I think my original theory has something to do with it. When you get in the car turn the ignition on to the run position...
11-01-2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 939
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Here's some pictures of my new wagon I got yesterday

It's got the Premium 1 package, Driver assist package, the additions 12.3 inch drivers screen, the 19 inch sport wheels with goodyear eagle sport tires, the luxury package. A few other options I can...
Forum: W213 AMG
10-27-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,681
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Well things change in life sometimes. I really...

Well things change in life sometimes. I really need a car I can just put miles on and not worry about depreciating it, before I depreciate my AMG a real lot,I think its best that I just sell the...
10-24-2018, 11:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I noticed this very thing. Sometimes when I pull...

I noticed this very thing. Sometimes when I pull up to something close like a curb or what not the front camera automatically comes on with is great then I can guide the car in to park inches ahead...
Forum: W213 AMG
10-15-2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 16,875
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Thanks for the info, thats kinda what I've been...

Thanks for the info, thats kinda what I've been reading in reports what you said about the Volvo. This video is pretty good https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jc8d-J622s0&t=381s They seemed to like...
10-07-2018, 12:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,223
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Just go to a lower number like 1 or 0 with their...

Just go to a lower number like 1 or 0 with their setting, you might have them maxed out now or something.
Forum: W213 AMG
10-01-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,409
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Sounds like a plan with the Rears :) Ya, I do...

Sounds like a plan with the Rears :) Ya, I do notice the front tires do wear faster than the rears so I guess thats normal with the 213's with my 212 rear wheel drive it was the opposite the rears...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-27-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,685
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I live in Rhode Island also and the roads here...

I live in Rhode Island also and the roads here are not that great. Especially the main road my house is off. I dunno maybe you just get use to it. They gave me a gla suv loaner at the dealer the...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-26-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,685
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Yes, that's what meant the 4S tires, same ones I...

Yes, that's what meant the 4S tires, same ones I had on the car from the factory, maybe the newer ones are a little softer or something because my ride back from the dealer just a while ago was even...
09-26-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 25,445
Posted By 2012 merc amg

The difference is 1 full second, thats quite a...

The difference is 1 full second, thats quite a bit although for most driving situations the S450 would be plenty adequate and the S560 more than enough power. Just hit in the numbers here, simple. ...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-24-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 660
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I agree, I think it's a great option, I drive...

I agree, I think it's a great option, I drive from New England to Florida every spring and fall and it really helps out with that long drive. For 2018's MB added a lot of sensors and fine tuned the...
08-22-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,640
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I have been very well pleasantly surprised how...

I have been very well pleasantly surprised how well the car does handle. A lot of time before I come off exit ramps I hit the button on the center console and put the car into sport suspension and...
08-22-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,640
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Yes I agree, it probably will not happen. Even...

Yes I agree, it probably will not happen. Even though these cars do cost a fortune to drive it is worth it, at least to me. Every time I get in my S550 I just relax. Really my only complaint with...
08-22-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,640
Posted By 2012 merc amg

In answer to your question, being that the car...

In answer to your question, being that the car takes a bigger hit the first couple of years and that the car is three years old you'd be looking at around 10K per year so for 2 years a 20 grand hit. ...
08-22-2018, 12:20 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 25,445
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Surprised you did not have the discount already...

Surprised you did not have the discount already established. They might end up giving you like 2 percent off the car when you could have got 6 to 8 percent off.
Forum: W213 AMG
08-14-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,813
Posted By 2012 merc amg

He turned in the car and got a M5 Beamer

He turned in the car and got a M5 Beamer
Forum: W213 AMG
08-09-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I still can't believe your thinking of getting...

I still can't believe your thinking of getting rid of your AMG, what the heck is wrong with you LOL. I know I'd really miss mine if I got rid of it, there are not many cars that can replace this car...
08-09-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,731
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Thanks all, I think you're right Ronnie, I guess...

Thanks all, I think you're right Ronnie, I guess I'll take them both for a drive when the time comes and just go with my heart, sounds like fuel mileage is maybe 3 mpg more for the V6 which is not a...
08-08-2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,104
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I like either the Turanza Bridgestone Serenitys...

I like either the Turanza Bridgestone Serenitys or the Pirelli Centurato P7's. Can't go wrong with either of these tires IMO.
07-14-2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 778
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Oh ya, its plenty loud enough, no real way to...

Oh ya, its plenty loud enough, no real way to silence those solenoid motors. I kinda like the sound, you can hear the motors load up a little bit when the brakes get tight, sounds a little like one...
Forum: W213 AMG
07-08-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,908
Posted By 2012 merc amg

See the title of the thread. Ebay. Just hit in...

See the title of the thread. Ebay. Just hit in Floor mats for what ever model you want and you will come across these, they are all over ebay, they are made in china. ...
Forum: W213 AMG
06-12-2018, 10:33 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 21,400
Posted By 2012 merc amg

And thank the guy who started this thread. :) ...

And thank the guy who started this thread. :) Thanks for the great write up Happ I wonder how hard those are to remove? Do you put something behind the clips to push them in? I'm sure they will...
Forum: W213 AMG
06-08-2018, 11:42 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 21,400
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Hereís the picture of my fiends brand new wagon....

Hereís the picture of my fiends brand new wagon. The screens are inside under the fins....
Forum: W213 AMG
06-06-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,266
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Wow, sorry man, all the issues I'm reading lately...

Wow, sorry man, all the issues I'm reading lately is getting scary. I've got 8K miles on my car so far and no issues yet. I also had no issues with my 2012, guess I've got lucky. Hope they get you...
Forum: W213 AMG
06-05-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 754
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Saw this sign Yesterday for brake jobs

This would be a good deal for our AMG's :)https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_4601_3e898a30ea4cd1d13b7f65a6bdde759a61d94727.jpg
Forum: W213 AMG
05-18-2018, 01:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,090
Posted By 2012 merc amg

In the Trans there may be a Temp Sensor, but like...

In the Trans there may be a Temp Sensor, but like what Vic was saying Maybe no temp sensor in the rear end, that probe they need to remove to drain the gear oil from the rear end may just be a low...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-18-2018, 01:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,090
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I really wonder if that readout is legit or a...

I really wonder if that readout is legit or a system error of some sort. At 252 degrees F I'd think you'd be smelling burning smells and all or have some steam or smoke. Definitely leave it off at...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-13-2018, 01:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 993
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Nice looking car. You did know your suppose to...

Nice looking car. You did know your suppose to wait until at least 1K miles before your really start going hard on the car right? There is a break in period required for these cars, I'd go 1500...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-06-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 992
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I'd wager to say you have a bad tire or two. ...

I'd wager to say you have a bad tire or two. Might want to find out what the road force numbers where and also how much weight needed to be put on each wheel. Is doesn't take much for a tire to be...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-03-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 922
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Just did a 1500 mile trip in the Wagon

The car drove great, really like the self driving features, it tracks the lanes well, much better than my 2015 S550 does, they have come a long ways with the distronic the past few years. I do...
Forum: W213 AMG
04-18-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,023
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I look forward to having my car on the twisty...

I look forward to having my car on the twisty mountain roads up in northern New England. These Florida roads are boring.
Forum: W213 AMG
04-12-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 970
Posted By 2012 merc amg

It probably depends on how fat and sweaty you...

It probably depends on how fat and sweaty you are, if your real fat and sweaty the side bolsters are probably not gonna hold up to well. If your slim and dry the side bolsters will probably last the...
Forum: W213 AMG
04-10-2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 563
Posted By 2012 merc amg

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/300x168/image_4_10_18_at_9_21_pm_df2075b20ad28442c8da4ba2536c93e240c4e020.jpg
Or maybe this dude got a hold of the car :)
04-10-2018, 01:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By 2012 merc amg

USAA and you may be able to get ten percent off...

USAA and you may be able to get ten percent off sticker.
Forum: W213 AMG
03-28-2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 981
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Wow, sorry to hear that you have the issue quick...

Wow, sorry to hear that you have the issue quick burn had. Not good.
Forum: W213 AMG
03-26-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 808
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I do this thing with the towel too so I've got...

I do this thing with the towel too so I've got triple protection now :)
03-20-2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 688
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Thanks, ya it's a bummer. But like you said...

Thanks, ya it's a bummer. But like you said without the AMG package it is probably less, it's mainly just the spoiler piece that got messed up.
Forum: W213 AMG
03-14-2018, 11:41 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 14,861
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Yes, the car was built the week of Sept 10th and...

Yes, the car was built the week of Sept 10th and then shipped and I took Delivery Oct 18th. I ordered the Car May 5th, remember that because it was a birthday gift to myself, lol. So it was around...
03-06-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 571
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Interesting. I have a 2015 S550 and a 2018 E63...

Interesting. I have a 2015 S550 and a 2018 E63 AMG and no problems opening and closing my lift master garage doors. I have an old sears door opener up north and that seems fine too.
03-01-2018, 10:26 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 24,421
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Saw above someone mentioned holding the unlock...

Saw above someone mentioned holding the unlock button on the FOB to put the window shades down. Actually if you keep holding it all the windows will roll down, the sunroof will open and the drivers...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-29-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 712
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Great Video, there's my Red Wagon, lol. Takes...

Great Video, there's my Red Wagon, lol. Takes balls to drive around a track like that when it's wet.
Forum: W213 AMG
01-29-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,796
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Sounds like somebody is Jealous or something, not...

Sounds like somebody is Jealous or something, not a crazy question. The last Gen was harder to put into launch mode and required a series of procedures like holding both paddle shifters, not so in...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-28-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,973
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Ya, I guess your right Karl, I guess I just like...

Ya, I guess your right Karl, I guess I just like to have something that nobody else does. I thought when I ordered the Red, nobody would get that but a lot more cars did go Red. Oh well. I guess...
01-24-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,856
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Very nice. Where did you get these rims and how...

Very nice. Where did you get these rims and how much were they?
01-18-2018, 12:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,074
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Don't think you can do that but I know with my...

Don't think you can do that but I know with my car I generally just drive with it in sport mode and sport made stays on even after I restart the car in my 2015 S550. In sport mode the auto stop...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-14-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 664
Views: 124,976
Posted By 2012 merc amg

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

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504-1/b1e3bf3f_68fc_447e_9bda_29eba1402cc8_f2e8b27d54d344406bebe949a78d8f326e0d0b12.jpeg
Forum: W213 AMG
01-11-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,240
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Looks good. I saw that one at Chambers. Great...

Looks good. I saw that one at Chambers. Great deal, congrats. That Cardinal Red is a nice shade of Red, really like it on my Wagon.
Forum: W213 AMG
01-05-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 102,450
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Yes, I agree all the features are nice. Also if...

Yes, I agree all the features are nice. Also if anywhere the Mercedes Me app should be available in Canada where it is mostly so cold, it would be nice to have access to the remote start to warm the...
12-28-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,238
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I use Resolve spray cleaner on my seats and it...

I use Resolve spray cleaner on my seats and it works pretty good
Forum: W213 AMG
12-24-2017, 10:16 PM
Replies: 664
Views: 124,976
Posted By 2012 merc amg

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

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504-1/d65fed8a_3e99_4c71_a5ae_38363d16f605_c6288680c5259102cfd878be11b2253befec48dc_1a0b8718332f6bc0959b78a25cfd42daf55ac84e.jpeg
Forum: W213 AMG
12-24-2017, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,950
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Go to the home button on your steering wheel on...

Go to the home button on your steering wheel on the left side. Hit the home. A row of screens will come up going across, performance, etc. Go to Service, click on that, scroll down you will see...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-23-2017, 11:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,452
Posted By 2012 merc amg

That's kinda what I figured that it was a OEM...

That's kinda what I figured that it was a OEM part only. I know for sure in my S550 it's OEM only, the windshield washer sprayers are in the wiper arms near the blades. Congrats on the new Car. ...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-19-2017, 12:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 785
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Exclamation AMG Driving Academy

I just signed up AMG Driving Academy. I dunno if most people realize they are eligible for this one day event in any of four States for purchasing a AMG vehicle within one year of getting the car....
Forum: W213 AMG
12-15-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,645
Posted By 2012 merc amg

That 60 to 0 116 feet does not sound right, has...

That 60 to 0 116 feet does not sound right, has this been documented with other reviews? I think maybe they got that wrong for whatever reason. Well, maybe not, lol.
...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-15-2017, 01:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 996
Posted By 2012 merc amg

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

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504-1/d65fed8a_3e99_4c71_a5ae_38363d16f605_c6288680c5259102cfd878be11b2253befec48dc_1a0b8718332f6bc0959b78a25cfd42daf55ac84e.jpeg...
12-12-2017, 09:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,038
Posted By 2012 merc amg

There might be a check valve on the power booster...

There might be a check valve on the power booster that has gone bad and not holding vacuum. Might be a good place to start.
12-11-2017, 04:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,038
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Same car I drive, 2015 S550. I have not noticed...

Same car I drive, 2015 S550. I have not noticed this at all. But from what you describe it sounds like you are loosing vacuum out of the brake booster maybe from a small leak. Normally the...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-29-2017, 11:45 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,675
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Love it, lowering makes the car look so much more...

Love it, lowering makes the car look so much more sleek and I like the rebadged look too. Awesome. I'm gonna have to take a trip at some point with my car to someplace that has decent canyon roads...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-28-2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,675
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Looks good, congrats.!!! I need to find some...

Looks good, congrats.!!! I need to find some decent roads around here in Florida to drive.
Forum: W213 AMG
11-17-2017, 09:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,444
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Well at least you got the Macan Turbo to drive in...

Well at least you got the Macan Turbo to drive in the mean time, that must be a pretty good vehicle, I'd thought about one of those a couple years ago. Nearly got one.
Forum: W213 AMG
11-16-2017, 10:52 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 21,400
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Wow, good thing it did not go through the...

Wow, good thing it did not go through the windshield
Forum: W213 AMG
11-09-2017, 10:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,822
Posted By 2012 merc amg

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504-1/8e8390db_7ccc_43ce_ab32_2b4924acbca6_3f90c6d9ba1214575153cf4ad34479e3196c0322.jpeg
Took off the dealer sticker and the dealer plate...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-09-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,728
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Well good news, my radar detector seemed to work...

Well good news, my radar detector seemed to work fine today, I located it right on top of the dash in the center and the radar signals seem to come in fine though that long slot. It went off a few...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-08-2017, 11:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,229
Posted By 2012 merc amg

There is a button on the front right side of the...

There is a button on the front right side of the center console that you can press to bring up the camera screen, from there simply rotate the jog control one click and press it and you will have the...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-08-2017, 03:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,728
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Thank you that was helpful.

Thank you that was helpful.
Forum: W213 AMG
11-06-2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,822
Posted By 2012 merc amg

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504-1/d44688c8_0cb9_403d_8784_fc1683f6194b_8bdc1f1cc8bc10a13a33835d634367ec2466b4ba.jpeg
Hereís one reason I drive a wagon. Itís called a...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-06-2017, 12:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,822
Posted By 2012 merc amg

This is my third amg. Itíll be about 5 years...

This is my third amg. Itíll be about 5 years before itís for sale. I dunno how to take the last comment. Iíve always had muscle cars since I was 16 starting with a red 1965 Gto I can still drive...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-01-2017, 08:57 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,312
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Even on rough grainy pavement the car is very...

Even on rough grainy pavement the car is very noisy and you feel every crack in the road even in comfort setting. I've experience both good roads and bad roads the first week of ownership with this...
Forum: W213 AMG
10-30-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 944
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Now that Iíve driven this car in sport plus mode...

Now that Iíve driven this car in sport plus mode it reminds me nothing of the CTS V. It makes the CTs V feel like it had a V 6
Forum: W213 AMG
10-30-2017, 06:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,822
Posted By 2012 merc amg

More pics of the Red Bomber

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504-1/c8e55ec3_c220_4db8_996d_2a92966188a3_2cbeb0091a64d064019c8cee8ddacbe60dd6c5ce.jpeg...
Forum: W213 AMG
10-30-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 21,400
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Wow smart move. Are those wire mesh screens? How...

Wow smart move. Are those wire mesh screens? How did you secure them in? Iím doing the same thing ASAP. Just getting settled in Florida now. I just got to my house after a 3 day drive in the car...
Forum: W213 AMG
10-30-2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 796
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Hopefully nobody will take offense to your above...

Hopefully nobody will take offense to your above post because it is not completely positive about the car. We canít insult those who are waiting for delivery and want to dream that this is going to...
Forum: W213 AMG
10-30-2017, 09:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,791
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Also not over 4500 rpm the first 1000 miles....

Also not over 4500 rpm the first 1000 miles. Thatís the tough part of the break in more than the 85 mpg part.
Forum: W213 AMG
10-30-2017, 02:56 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 21,400
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I would say most people who are secure with...

I would say most people who are secure with themselves like my posts, I have provided a lot of useful information to a new owner of this car of things to be attentive with and useful information...
Forum: W213 AMG
10-29-2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,044
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Dealers bank on people who just sign for...

Dealers bank on people who just sign for everything lol
Forum: W213 AMG
10-25-2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 952
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Makes sense. I feel sorry for Bobblehead I think...

Makes sense. I feel sorry for Bobblehead I think my car got the last engine for a while.
Forum: W213 AMG
10-25-2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,791
Posted By 2012 merc amg

21.1 gallons confirmed. Cool about the light...

21.1 gallons confirmed. Cool about the light didn't know that. Thats all I'm saying is surprised its not better on gas when driving highway at speed limits, gets around the same as my 212, although...
10-25-2017, 12:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 616
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Not sure how that comes off but you could just...

Not sure how that comes off but you could just buy carbon fiber mirror covers off ebay with double stick tape and be done with repair in under 5 minutes
Forum: W213 AMG
10-24-2017, 01:09 AM
Replies: 801
Views: 102,450
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Wow, sorry to hear, I just noticed that your car...

Wow, sorry to hear, I just noticed that your car was delayed. I thought we had the same production date, sounds like your's was just a little bit behind mine when they ran out of parts. The door...
Forum: W213 AMG
10-24-2017, 12:49 AM
Replies: 801
Views: 102,450
Posted By 2012 merc amg

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/640x480-1/img_3940_f9fcd0c5b31149f69d75cd2ddc18d3167b8253b2.jpg
The Magnolia wood trim looks great on my Cardinal Red Wagon
10-23-2017, 12:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,135
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I'd say next early summer off a 30 month lease. ...

I'd say next early summer off a 30 month lease. The good thing with the MY16 is you get the apple car play and a few other things. I got a '15 a few months ago and really like it a
lot, the...
Forum: W213 AMG
10-20-2017, 07:05 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 102,450
Posted By 2012 merc amg

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/640x480-1/img_1363_09971cebcbec2ca586c81766bc45e53ce5907259.jpg
Just got my AMG Wagon. I'm glad to see it's got the Michelin SS tires on it,...
Forum: W213 AMG
10-10-2017, 11:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,052
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Sounds like you have it figured out pretty good. ...

Sounds like you have it figured out pretty good. Thats a deal, some people are paying sticker or near sticker. There's some dealers that won't negotiate on these cars. As far as the seats go, I...
Forum: W212 AMG
09-26-2017, 11:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,748
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I had a 2012 e63 amg wagon. It rode very harsh...

I had a 2012 e63 amg wagon. It rode very harsh and the roads in New England where I live summers are horrible. I bent a few rims, popped a few tires and got really tired of getting jarred around...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-22-2017, 03:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 897
Posted By 2012 merc amg

The question is can you ever get the car with the...

The question is can you ever get the car with the way things are going with nobody being able to get theirs. Maybe just put one on order and try to negotiate for 8 percent off msrp with a few...
Forum: W213 AMG
08-27-2017, 12:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 835
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I don't like the weave or the Carbon Fiber...

I don't like the weave or the Carbon Fiber myself. I went with the Magnolia Wood with flowing lines but ya it automatically comes with the gloss black center console, had no choice. I would have...
07-16-2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,192
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Well I tried it today, nobody behind me, country...

Well I tried it today, nobody behind me, country road. Pushed the parking brake button and the car came to a very fast stop from 55 mph. Good to know I have a backup way of stopping.
Forum: W213 AMG
06-06-2017, 10:09 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 102,450
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Thanks for posting all the pictures AMG MB,...

Thanks for posting all the pictures AMG MB, beautiful car, I like it so much in that color that I changed my order from the Red to the Selinite Grey Metallic today, it was no problem since my build...
Forum: W212 AMG
05-23-2017, 11:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 16,343
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Yes, obviously MB did extensive testing on the...

Yes, obviously MB did extensive testing on the 212's components because they produced a winner with this car. Whoever designed the rear ends in the Caddy's should be shot, they are real trouble...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-20-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,596
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I'm actually thinking about pulling the plug on...

I'm actually thinking about pulling the plug on my order rather than pulling the trigger. There are just way too many unknowns at this point and I don't have the stomach for the car to come into...
Forum: W212 AMG
05-14-2017, 12:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 778
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I think Euro Delivery is only 5 percent off, so...

I think Euro Delivery is only 5 percent off, so probably not worth it. Good luck. Again if it's a Sedan AMG, I'd just buy one right off the lot if you can find one with the options you want, but it...
Forum: W212 AMG
05-13-2017, 11:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 778
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Not really sure, probably, I know you can save...

Not really sure, probably, I know you can save money by doing a european pickup too and going over to Germany, can't remember that discount. I think it's something like 10 percent off sticker. It's...
Forum: W212 AMG
05-13-2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 778
Posted By 2012 merc amg

No Pricing available as of yet, I have a order in...

No Pricing available as of yet, I have a order in for a 2018 Wagon, probably won't be getting the car until next fall as the wagons are coming out a little bit later than the Sedans, I'd think if you...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-08-2017, 11:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,596
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Well was at the dealer today to get my 2012...

Well was at the dealer today to get my 2012 appraised. Slightly under 40K, no can do. I'll sell it myself, no rush. Gonna list it at $56 grand including the MB extended warrantee that's good until...
Forum: W212 AMG
07-24-2016, 11:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,213
Posted By 2012 merc amg

If you did a tune on non PP model I'd think you'd...

If you did a tune on non PP model I'd think you'd almost have to upgrade the rear end to LSD as without it and a tune I'd think it would be pretty scary with one wheel spinning. My 2012 has the PP...
Forum: W212 AMG
07-12-2016, 09:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 711
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Here's the answer to the questions, it must be...

Here's the answer to the questions, it must be certified by a mb dealer for the remaining balance of the factory warranty to be valid in the USA, if it's a extended warranty it cannot be transferred...
Forum: W212 AMG
04-16-2016, 03:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,555
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Worse comes to worse it trips a breaker. These...

Worse comes to worse it trips a breaker. These things are UL registered and a fire is pretty unlikely, the only time I find they get real warm is the first night they are on as they are working hard...
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