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Forum: W213 AMG
06-12-2019, 03:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 594
Posted By Amg53

2019 E53 5000km review

Hey guys I am new too the forum but have been lurking for a while. This forum was pretty helpful in learning about models before I took home the 53. I was debating between cls53, e53 and the E450....
Forum: W213 AMG
06-10-2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 433
Posted By VaserC63S

Me too had my Sedan a week and this thing is...

Me too had my Sedan a week and this thing is rather useless. Probably only halfway works on a highway when clearly marked and no construction. I find it intrusive otherwise breaking and not usefully...
Forum: W213 AMG
06-08-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,638
Posted By CanuckE63

From what I understand, you need to document...

From what I understand, you need to document daily or whenever you drive how much is for work vs personal use. You can't just guestimate at the end of the year. Also, home to office to home is not...
Forum: W213 AMG
06-07-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,638
Posted By AngelOfDeath

I'm not an accountant. This is all what I...

I'm not an accountant. This is all what I understand and remember from talking to my accountant. Check with your CPA.

So generally speaking: You can write off either by miles or...
Forum: W213 AMG
06-01-2019, 06:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,384
Posted By sjb

[shameless self-promotion] my wagon made the...

[shameless self-promotion] my wagon made the front page (https://mbworld.org/how-tos/slideshows/featured-car-of-the-month-april-2019-564496)! so exciting... thanks to everyone who voted for me.
Forum: W213 AMG
05-13-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,614
Posted By amgliturbo

I have had my 2019 E63s now for 2 months. When...

I have had my 2019 E63s now for 2 months. When making my decision back in Nov/Dec I started out thinking I was going to buy another M5 (having owned 2 M5s in the past that I tracked and loved). I...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-03-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,553
Posted By Mandarin

I was quoted about $3700 with labor and parts...

I was quoted about $3700 with labor and parts (including rotors) at a dealer for front brakes replacement. If you will buy parts online it's going to cost you $2600 for parts (OEM) + 2-3 hours of...
Forum: W213 AMG
04-28-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By FastWgn

I did write about this over in the W212 forum -...

I did write about this over in the W212 forum - same logic applies here:

Brake pad options (https://mbworld.org/forums/w212-amg/703865-suggestions-brake-pads-less-brake-dust.html#post7554563)
Forum: W213 AMG
04-15-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 123,885
Posted By nn7man

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

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_1026_996971e4bcddcd7491e62d0b944019c01320c609.jpg...
Forum: W213 AMG
04-13-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 123,885
Posted By HappE63s

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

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1124/f226a9e4_a2b2_4a7a_9e3f_766097c68c99_3b0dd9db1a1ac63f3bd6876d1844c7abed01ed48.jpeg...
Forum: W213 AMG
04-09-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,459
Posted By northern2020

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

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x922/4e1ec03c_4457_4ff8_bfc6_798d53cc5de4_40a98f4b6b7b358459e27cc3aa698786564f9f10.png...
Forum: W213 AMG
04-02-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,459
Posted By DRGUCCI

I already made a recent post about that too. Its...

I already made a recent post about that too. Its no longer being done in Canada. I have a e63s 2019.
Forum: W213 AMG
04-02-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,614
Posted By whoover

ABC (Active Body Control) is only used on RWD...

ABC (Active Body Control) is only used on RWD S-class cars, where it's now called Magic Body Control. It's very different from Airmatic/Air Body Control systems like on our cars.

ABC is...
Forum: W213 AMG
04-02-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,614
Posted By 2020

Chipping in on my one year thoughts. No...

Chipping in on my one year thoughts. No particular order.

-Seats: I have the performance seats, got them for the looks. No complaints.

-Ride: unnecessarily harsh. Does not need to be this...
Forum: W213 AMG
02-28-2019, 04:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 536
Posted By Pioneer222

Starting in Sport Plus w/ Perf Exhaust (flaps open)

I am not advocating doing this in the morning to annoy neighbors... And I only mention this because some people say the first thing they do is open the flaps after starting (if they have performance...
Forum: W213 AMG
02-26-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,362
Posted By joonesthesia

It's down to personal taste but I agree with...

It's down to personal taste but I agree with Nicky. Leasing gives you a lot more flexibility and options vs buying/financing.
Lease scenario. In any case, have gap insurance. You're going to be...
02-25-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 812
Posted By e400c

I do have the soft-closing doors, but the...

I do have the soft-closing doors, but the automated trunk operation (open/close with foot, or open/close with the driver's door button, etc.) is independent of that option (at least in the US). In my...
02-25-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,770
Posted By ua549

I only need a spray of water from a hose bib to...

I only need a spray of water from a hose bib to remove all but the most clingy dirt such as bee pollen. I wash my car exterior about once a month. It takes about 5 minutes. I apply Maguiar's...
Forum: W213 AMG
02-23-2019, 02:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 666
Posted By E634Me

One thing that was pointed out by our instructor...

One thing that was pointed out by our instructor at the AMG Academy is that even when ESP is set to off, it will reengage any time you touch the brake.

So if you get the car totally out of shape,...
Forum: W213 AMG
02-11-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 123,885
Posted By Wolfman

Another seasonal pic

The winter is just relentless right now :( Now sporting whitewalls...
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_1819_51012a3d0270a438e3a30a89ab29085f0026c4c3.jpg
Forum: W213 AMG
02-07-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 13,098
Posted By whoover

I wasn't going to say anything about this, but...

I wasn't going to say anything about this, but this post is just too good not to respond to. Notice anything different about the E53 picture? (It's probably an error, but it's funny.)
Forum: W213 AMG
02-06-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,215
Posted By BRABUS786

Right Anyone in the world is welcome to come...

Right

Anyone in the world is welcome to come to the UK to see and inspect the car to see what mods are on the car and I will let them drive the car and you can bring your own dragy and test the...
Forum: W213 AMG
02-03-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 272
Posted By Wassaby

This may help:...

This may help: http://www.boronextrication.com/2016/07/28/2017-mercedes-benz-e-class/
Forum: W213 AMG
01-31-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 603
Posted By SpaceDesign

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

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1024x576/piecha_rs_r_mercedes_benz_e_klasse_w213_tuning_2017_4_ca7a59c64e5a684479c3f229e056ba4460ee7659.jpg
...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-31-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 603
Posted By SpaceDesign

Hi had my Estate fully ceramic coated, inside and...

Hi had my Estate fully ceramic coated, inside and out, including the wheels exterior / interior, callipers, and all wheel arches 3 months ago. Coating has self levelled and cured well. Have not...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-30-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 446
Posted By vicm81

2019 rear diff oil change

Just had my rear diff oil changed at 2,000 miles. Never did this before on any car Iíve owned and admittedly, I donít know much about cars. I always thought rear diff change involved draining the...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-30-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,208
Posted By Courthaven

Oddly enough on the same day mine stopped...

Oddly enough on the same day mine stopped unfolding When I went to unlock the car on Monday I couldn't get the mirrors to fold out. I kept locking and unlocking and then finally I hit that little...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-30-2019, 05:33 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 18,397
Posted By Ralcbah

Sure thing. I imagine it's a very, very low...

Sure thing. I imagine it's a very, very low number of people who've had this happen. When mine failed (at launch on drag strip), there were maybe 4 other cases in the states if I remember correctly....
Forum: W213 AMG
01-28-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 123,885
Posted By Wolfman

Incredible car in the snow :)

I keep on being surprised of how good this car performs in heavy snow and icy roads. Pic of the car in full incognito mode ;)...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-28-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,208
Posted By Mocha15

Fix

I had the same problem. Sales rep fixed it as follows:

1 go into menu and turn auto fold off.
2 exit menu
3 turn car off, go out and lock car
4 open car and restart
5 go to menu and turn...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-23-2019, 11:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,670
Posted By fabbrisd1

Yes - 2019 forward with MercedesMe Connect app...

Yes - 2019 forward with MercedesMe Connect app (ATT system) - and hardware update gives includes OTA (Over-The-Air) Nav updates - note for some MB models there were "rare" late 2018 production units...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-18-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,889
Posted By CALBenzo

You might be thinking about putting tape around...

You might be thinking about putting tape around the painted portion where the outer portion of the grilles slide against when mounting. I did use painters tape around those portions.

However,...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-18-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,984
Posted By HBerman

CEL software fix coming in February

I received word that the software update which addresses the random Cyl 1,6 CEL issue is finally being released in February. I had a series of CEL indications due to "misfires" in the aforementioned...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-16-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,215
Posted By dav461

more weight on rear wheels-better traction ...

more weight on rear wheels-better traction
tested on few cars, thatís how it is.
im not talking about 5+% uphill slopes lol no .
01-15-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,770
Posted By Cao Black

Something satisfying as well about not having to...

Something satisfying as well about not having to clean it all the time, living as I do, in a secret location (for you Top Gear fans) above the smog, below the snow, just off the US49. Seriously, I...
01-13-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,770
Posted By rbrylaw

There's Something So Satisfying About Cleaning Your Benz

Those around here who know me, know I'm truly loving the new E450. One measure of how much I love a car is whether I wash it myself! My last Benz, I didn't. It was a nice 2016 C300, but it just never...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-13-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,487
Posted By honeybadger15

You donít actually see the grill much - it just...

You donít actually see the grill much - it just blends in. I had to edit that picture so the grill was visible for the sake of showing it. Hereís the original:

...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-02-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 16,722
Posted By BACnMercedes

1. Worst time EVER trying to buy the car....

1. Worst time EVER trying to buy the car. Hendrick BMW in Charleston was horrible and started the experience out the wrong way.
2. Drove it home from the Performance Center delivery (less than 9...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-31-2018, 03:48 PM
Forum: W213 AMG
12-25-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,889
Posted By s26singh

The W222 S63 and S65 have always had the mesh...

The W222 S63 and S65 have always had the mesh protection fitted into the front end design. The only change that has occured since their release was when the facelifted S63 received the M177 engine in...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-21-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,372
Posted By HBerman

I had two new wheels that I ordered with similar...

I had two new wheels that I ordered with similar damage because they had minimal protective packaging in the shipment carton. Took two tries to get 4 undamaged wheels. The parts manager could not...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-21-2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 719
Posted By wassup61

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/img955672_dfa38ebbf0e50f94924e37e62c438c7b49adcfe8.jpg


Heres my lunar/ night/ACP with 20%pinnacle all around and stratos 70 on...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-18-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,396
Posted By suby01

My VIM install guide is finally completed. Enjoy....

My VIM install guide is finally completed. Enjoy.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CYlD8XUGXDo&t=5s
Forum: W213 AMG
12-16-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,372
Posted By whoover

I respectfully submit that you don't know my wife.

I respectfully submit that you don't know my wife.
Forum: W213 AMG
12-13-2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 920
Views: 58,146
Posted By HBerman

My car originally came with the P Zeros, but I...

My car originally came with the P Zeros, but I changed them out at 3500 miles with PS4s. The road noise on rough pavement certainly was diminished, but I didn't feel any handling difference with my...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-13-2018, 12:43 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 123,885
Posted By honeybadger15

PPF brand is Llumar, which I think is the same as...

PPF brand is Llumar, which I think is the same as SunTek. I called around a few places and the shop that had an opening recommended Autoflex over vinyl wrap. Googled Autoflex Coating and came across...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-12-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 58,146
Posted By E634Me

Supposedly 50/50% or there about, luck of the...

Supposedly 50/50% or there about, luck of the draw. I too got the P zero tires.

Just put on a set of Michelins to replace the P zeros, which were done about about 10,000 miles. Haven't had the...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-12-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 123,885
Posted By honeybadger15

PPF, Llumar Matte 15mm/12mm spacers from...

PPF, Llumar Matte
15mm/12mm spacers from Supreme Power - they were awesome to work with
30% window tint, 80% on windshield
Zunsport front grill set
Blacked out front grill, door handles, and...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-05-2018, 11:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,795
Posted By Carac

Here you go. I've got the night package and...

Here you go. I've got the night package and really like the contrast a satin finish you get wrapping the chrome trim in matte PPF, makes it a consistent material/color along the beltline of the car...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-05-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,795
Posted By jkob5

Fully xpel stealthed.

Full xpel stealth .Gloss black rear strip (wrap) and gloss black front grille (painted). As the car should come from the factory ...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-04-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,795
Posted By Carac

Yep, Xpel Stealth turns the chrome to satin...

Yep, Xpel Stealth turns the chrome to satin silver that matches the wheel finish and the grille. It also hides fingerprints. Also had it applied to the chrome strip that runs across the tailgate....
Forum: W213 AMG
11-30-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,795
Posted By stealth.pilot

Suntek is on the same level as XPEL. ...

Suntek is on the same level as XPEL.

Prestige is too, but its very hard to find dealers. I would choose between these three brands based on the dealer and price.

Also price and quality don't...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-29-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 123,885
Posted By 78degrees

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

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1500x2000/20181129_164500_8c9e36cb439640c0d32608d0f63daf612a9ccfc0.jpg
Forum: W213 AMG
11-28-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,889
Posted By s26singh

Just picked up the Zunsport kit - will install...

Just picked up the Zunsport kit - will install once I take delivery. Here are two pics from other members of this forum for quick comparison: ...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-27-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 58,146
Posted By 348SStb

Dealers donít care. What do you think Ferrari and...

Dealers donít care. What do you think Ferrari and Porsche dealers do in the winter time? Not deliver Ferrariís and Maseratis?

Ask dealers why they talk to each other about pricing. Thatís called...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-26-2018, 11:47 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 58,146
Posted By 348SStb

After reading your previous response to me and...

After reading your previous response to me and this one... I understand better your frustration. In a small store this should be avoided. I also understand that you do not want to go around the same...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-26-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 58,146
Posted By Dagger9903

San Francisco Bay area - not much is cheap around...

San Francisco Bay area - not much is cheap around here unfortunately. There was a 3 month wait to do this at that price =). Others were in the $7K+ range, nobody was in the <$6K for a full stealth...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-26-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 475
Posted By X166

I noticed today bc it was dark when I drove to...

I noticed today bc it was dark when I drove to work and driver dimmed perfectly while I was getting blinded from the passenger side!

part of meóafter the long waitóalso just wants the car to be...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-25-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 58,146
Posted By Wassaby

Are we all still friends after everyone takes...

Are we all still friends after everyone takes :zoom: of their E63? It was a good few months journey :rolf::rolf::rolf:

P.S. I hope i don't see any of you on CEL thread. :cheers:
Forum: W213 AMG
11-24-2018, 12:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 701
Posted By vicm81

Thank you to the community

I joined this forum back in May with the sole intent of asking Vic a question which he so kindly answered. I wound up ordering my e63 a few days later from Shahul. For 6 months, almost every night...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-20-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,655
Posted By Tacocat

Exclamation Launch Notice: E63S Has Launched!

All E63S sedans and wagons have been launched as of this morning, 11/20/2018.



Congratulations to all those that have been waiting and waiting and waiting. You are in the final home stretch and...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-16-2018, 11:45 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 58,146
Posted By Mayur999

Not sure if you guys saw this also.. ...

Not sure if you guys saw this also..

https://www.consumeraffairs.com/news/mercedes-benz-recalls-model-year-2019-vehicles-with-powertrain-issue-111618.html
Forum: W213 AMG
11-13-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 920
Views: 58,146
Posted By VPC_E63S

Seriously? The super-secret release schedule...

Seriously? The super-secret release schedule internal document not shared with anyone and inappropriately posted to this thread by some kind SA at the end of August? You realize that most people...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-13-2018, 12:35 AM
Replies: 920
Views: 58,146
Posted By sjb

my email to mbusa yesterday: Ēhello, ...

my email to mbusa yesterday:

Ēhello,

when will the 2019 AMG E63 be released? i am one of many customers who have ordered vehicles that have been built and shipped, and are now stuck at VPC...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-09-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 58,146
Posted By wassup61

Rear end gearing. Higher is more revs at speed....

Rear end gearing. Higher is more revs at speed. Both are 9 speed mct
Forum: W213 AMG
11-08-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 16,722
Posted By ItalianJoe1

MB has not been able to "fix" it as they don't...

MB has not been able to "fix" it as they don't really know what the fix is. I have seen cars get injector replacements and get better, we update software and it gets better, but to me I can still...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-07-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 58,146
Posted By VPC_E63S

Yes! Plus just thinking ahead to when we all get...

Yes! Plus just thinking ahead to when we all get our cars and then have nothing to complain about! Or then we can join the CEL thread.
Forum: W213 AMG
11-06-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 994
Posted By E634Me

First insight is to stay out of Arkansas (broken...

First insight is to stay out of Arkansas (broken windshield, bad highways in general, etc).

Other than the CEL issue, the car has been performing wonderfully.

As a sport touring car, it eats...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-06-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 58,146
Posted By kcjonz

Why all the smoke an mirrors? Just tell people a...

Why all the smoke an mirrors? Just tell people a date. If itís November 15th, December 15th, whatever date just give customers information. This a a loyalty driven brand with customer that have the...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-06-2018, 03:14 AM
Replies: 603
Views: 125,317
Posted By Cyberzolot

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

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1198/2_d22dd7f3f56034e6d12172e70ddf444223719c9b.jpg
...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-06-2018, 02:40 AM
Replies: 603
Views: 125,317
Posted By Cyberzolot

This are OEM parts from MB. A2058857904,...

This are OEM parts from MB.
A2058857904, A2058858004, A2058858104 - bumper inserts
A2058881500 - grille
A2058174201 - AMG badge in the grille
A0008880000 - glass star in the grille
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-05-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 603
Views: 125,317
Posted By Cyberzolot

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

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1600x900/c63_1c8f78fb356a9a6f55bc32df8f3d17b8fcd78f36.jpg
Forum: W213 AMG
11-04-2018, 11:12 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 16,722
Posted By ItalianJoe1

The first one I saw, the electronic records...

The first one I saw, the electronic records showed the misfires and CEL during the PDI, so it had to be on at some point before delivery I would think, yet it made it?
Forum: W213 AMG
11-04-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 16,722
Posted By HBerman

I understand what you are saying, but...

I understand what you are saying, but pragmatically it is likely that every E63S will eventually get a CEL more than once. It also doesn't explain why some cars experience CELs at low mileage and yet...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-04-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 16,722
Posted By ItalianJoe1

It's related to the injectors, yes. We use...

It's related to the injectors, yes.

We use the same part # injector in EVERY engine, 4/6/8 cyl, AMG, regular cars, whatever. So they don't magically know that they are on cyl #1 and #6 in an...
Forum: W213 AMG
10-31-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By Ralcbah

I would be careful doing that, especially with...

I would be careful doing that, especially with aftermarket ecu config. That's how I lost transmission #1...was on drag strip, so sticky, and tires were with lower pressure for grip. Car launched,...
Forum: W213 AMG
10-31-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 16,722
Posted By bsmall1623

Here is the report from my glc63 (same engine)...

Here is the report from my glc63 (same engine) that I just picked up from service.

...
Forum: W213 AMG
10-30-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 16,722
Posted By HBerman

Why are you removing the dash panel? Anyway, MB...

Why are you removing the dash panel? Anyway, MB has another two weeks from me before we start a buyback. I only have this one car and im not interested in having it laid up in the shop for 3 weeks...
Forum: W213 AMG
10-27-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,000
Posted By HBerman

There is basically no selection of all-season...

There is basically no selection of all-season tires with Y rating. W rating is good for 145 mph. I don't think that I would be even approaching that speed during the winter or any other time. The...
Forum: W213 AMG
10-21-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 909
Posted By Pertplus

And if youíre thinking about leasing, Porsche...

And if youíre thinking about leasing, Porsche leases donít transfer fully. You remain on the lease in ďsecond positionĒ so that if the person you transfer it to stops making payments, youíre on the...
Forum: W213 AMG
10-18-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,438
Posted By Vic55

Yes its true, I have an M5 and honestly,...

Yes its true, I have an M5 and honestly, everything I wrote about it has lived up to my expectations. I still think both cars are great but there are some things I just enjoy more about the M5 than...
Forum: W213 AMG
10-17-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 16,722
Posted By HBerman

My CEL came back today after the technician reset...

My CEL came back today after the technician reset it the day before. I was told not to bring the car in for service as all it would be doing is sitting on the lot collecting dust. I called MBUSA...
Forum: W213 AMG
10-17-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 920
Views: 58,146
Posted By s26singh

E-Class facelift is coming as a 2020 model; will...

E-Class facelift is coming as a 2020 model; will likely go on sale end of 2019.

https://www.motor1.com/news/270107/2020-mercedes-e-class-spied/amp/
Forum: W213 AMG
10-16-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 16,722
Posted By HBerman

The issue is that if you get a recurring...

The issue is that if you get a recurring condition, then the CEL will not extinguish and the car may enter limp mode. Not the best thing to happen on I-95 at night in the middle of nowhere. My CEL...
Forum: W213 AMG
10-15-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 16,722
Posted By TECHNICIAN

Joe you might wanna watch your ass posting tips...

Joe you might wanna watch your ass posting tips documents with your D7 on them. Don't wanna see you get in any trouble
Forum: W213 AMG
10-15-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 16,722
Posted By E63guy

I'm a little late on the Volvo V90 discussion but...

I'm a little late on the Volvo V90 discussion but wanted to chime in.

I detailed in another thread how I went from looking at an E63 Wagon to the Volvo, so I won't rehash it all here. The short...
Forum: W213 AMG
10-15-2018, 01:45 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 16,722
Posted By Wolfman

MB & AMG forums are international and while the...

MB & AMG forums are international and while the majority of users are in the US, there are plenty of active enthusiasts around the world. Those are also more likely to actually pay attention to CEL's...
Forum: W213 AMG
10-12-2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 16,722
Posted By ItalianJoe1

This is the current bulletin that directs us on...

This is the current bulletin that directs us on this problem on these cars. Very limited info, and as of yet I haven't seen anything conclusive on the ones that didn't have something major like a...
Forum: W213 AMG
10-12-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 16,722
Posted By stealth.pilot

Sorry you had a bad experience but it is not a...

Sorry you had a bad experience but it is not a reason to boycott Mercedes. Mercedes doesn't have a monopoly on lemons.

Pick any other brand. and I will find you examples of lemon threads on...
Forum: W213 AMG
10-11-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 16,722
Posted By ItalianJoe1

I'll post the current version of the TIPS doc...

I'll post the current version of the TIPS doc tonight, it's really detailed in checking for leaks. It seems they are attributing the random misfires to exhaust or intake tract leaks in many cases, I...
Forum: W213 AMG
10-11-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 16,722
Posted By ItalianJoe1

All mine have been S63s. Not happening on the C63...

All mine have been S63s. Not happening on the C63 though, sometimes on the GT but they are quite rare by comparison.
Forum: W213 AMG
10-07-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 58,146
Posted By E634Me

Following up on my post re trip from SD to LA and...

Following up on my post re trip from SD to LA and back following return of the car after CEL repair.

Trip went great, car is a dream to drive on this kind of trip. No new CEL, car ran fine, and I...
Forum: W213 AMG
10-06-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 954
Posted By ItalianJoe1

Not really, you'd be surprised. At brand...

Not really, you'd be surprised. At brand immersion, they do test drives in an amg with a launch control demo (when I went it was a CLS, now it's 213 E63s), talking with the driver, they do between...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-30-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 619
Posted By E634Me

In the case of the 2003 F-250 6.0 l diesel, they...

In the case of the 2003 F-250 6.0 l diesel, they used a pilot injection scheme where a short injection was triggered to start combustion followed by the main injection shot after a very brief delay. ...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-29-2018, 12:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 619
Posted By Gotic4u

Engine check light

Is this miss fire ?

I took my car to the dealer and after checking the codes they said the following and I quote:

Hi, at this point I canít confirm exactly when it will
Be ready but yes we...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-28-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,263
Posted By VPC_E63S

https://jalopnik.com/a-50-year-old-regulation-stop...

https://jalopnik.com/a-50-year-old-regulation-stops-us-from-getting-cool-hea-1594900077
Forum: W213 AMG
09-28-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,366
Posted By BenzGTR

Thanks buddy. What's crazy is basically Mercedes...

Thanks buddy. What's crazy is basically Mercedes is saying "We know you are driving a lemon, but since you leased it we don't care, we will continue to force you to drive an admitted lemon car"
Forum: W213 AMG
09-28-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,034
Posted By bobblehead

It does in some way ... I used it before and it...

It does in some way ... I used it before and it will work for about 2 weeks the most. It does make washing the wheels a tiny bit easier.
Forum: W213 AMG
09-28-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,366
Posted By BenzGTR

2018 E63 Wagon LEMON LAW Issue need advice!

Hi guys,
I bought my wife a 2018 E63 wagon about 5 months ago. It's been in the shop several times, most recently it was in there for 40 days straight to replace the "cam adjusters".
The car would...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-28-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,190
Posted By ItalianJoe1

During normal service there is no reason to scan...

During normal service there is no reason to scan the car or make any investigation into the M/E. We get tuned cars in all the time and just don't update them if the cust lets us know in advance,...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-28-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,190
Posted By dav461

Yes , thatís right. Quick swap 30s job. it all...

Yes , thatís right. Quick swap 30s job.
it all depends on your dealer. I used to service with tuned ecu, just had to let know dealer not to update software in ecu if there is newer factory version...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-28-2018, 04:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,128
Posted By dav461

Trust him itís better to buy new badge I didnít...

Trust him itís better to buy new badge
I didnít buy it and I regret. planning to get new ones
rebadged wonít ever look as good as oem
you will see the difference
Forum: W213 AMG
09-27-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,757
Posted By W213e63s

****2ND SEPTEMBER UPDATE**** Looking for your...

****2ND SEPTEMBER UPDATE****
Looking for your advice here internet. My local dealer's general sales manager called today and said that while he doesn't have anything conclusive from MB USA yet in...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-27-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,263
Posted By bobblehead

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=aFJzwLcvM4o ...

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=aFJzwLcvM4o

notth American car does not get high beam ďglare freeĒ assist plus function. Therefore, Adaptive high beam is just like regular high beam (either on or...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-27-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,561
Posted By dav461

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1242x673/1cd4eb38_6b6a_4d70_9a34_a9abc34e0233_c0662b8faeb9a24259be55bd5da83bdff99fbb36.jpeg
Forum: W213 AMG
09-26-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,684
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...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-26-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,684
Posted By Vic55

The Dial (which you are referring to) is for...

The Dial (which you are referring to) is for drive functions but not damper adjustments except in Sport Plus (which automatically sets your suspension to Sport) or if you have your Individual mode...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-24-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 654
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...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-24-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 654
Posted By Carac

I will say it is almost the best steering assist...

I will say it is almost the best steering assist out there, close to Tesla's autopilot. It acquires road lines faster than autopilot. I drove my wagon over 300+ miles of interstate from the dealer...
Forum: W219
09-23-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,843
Posted By StarvingArtist

My rear k-mac bushings are still holding up after...

My rear k-mac bushings are still holding up after 50;000 miles and four years. The ones in the thrust arms are still good, but the ball joints are only good for about 30k, so they have to be...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-20-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,128
Posted By BC-2

Yes, sticks great to PPF, with or without ceramic...

Yes, sticks great to PPF, with or without ceramic coat too. I used it on my car and I have full PPF with ceramic coat and it is holding as well as the OEM tape. The key to not seeing black residue...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-19-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,128
Posted By BC-2

This works great: ...

This works great:
https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/company-us/all-3m-products/~/3M-Nameplate-Repair-Tape-06385-Gray-0-76-mm/?N=5002385+3291804889&rt=rud
Forum: W213 AMG
09-19-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 10,075
Posted By bchoice

So I received a call from the dealer yesterday...

So I received a call from the dealer yesterday and they are going to replace all the injectors. They told me "it fixes around 80% of the cars." Nice. This is after replacing all the coils, spark...
09-16-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,245
Posted By riamga

A Word of Caution!

I live in the NE USA and the temps here are mostly on the cool side 8 months of the year.
I was giving some thought to having a partial clear bra put on my E300 as I just took delivery. In any...
09-14-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By ua549

First Service

I just got my car back from its first A Service. It is 1 year + 2 weeks old.
Duration: 4 days
Cost: $286 less $125 service coupon
Software updates: Engine, Transmission, COMAND, Navigation
Door...
09-14-2018, 01:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,251
Posted By johna1

OK, I got my E220d in May 17. Dislikes: Apple...

OK, I got my E220d in May 17.
Dislikes:
Apple play is so clunky and their navigation is not as good as the MB system (in NZ).
Parking Pilot is quite flakey
Command takes too long to boot up, I...
09-14-2018, 12:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,251
Posted By Tiburonsteve

213 likes and dislikes

Got my E 2017 E300 in December 2016, so I’ve learned to like and dislike certain things.
Dislikes:
-Navigation system which cannot display your route in list form and provides little advance...
09-13-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By ua549

IMO The road signs are more uniform in the EU...

IMO The road signs are more uniform in the EU than in the US where every state has some variation of the Federal minimum signage standards.
In Florida we have lots of speed zones that do not have...
09-12-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By silberrosa

Had the chance to drive in Europe earlier this...

Had the chance to drive in Europe earlier this year using this feature and it works really well on the highways there. The speed limit changes quite often and this worked perfectly. Drove through...
09-12-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By Egonvdv

I deactivated it as well for several reasons: ...

I deactivated it as well for several reasons:

it sometimes misses a sign.
it's braking too abrupt when a new sign is detected.
it sometimes reads signs from perpendicular/parallel roads (so you...
09-10-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,126
Posted By Starshield

Hello mister p! Congrats on the new car!...

Hello mister p!

Congrats on the new car! Getting your car wrapped in paint protection film is defiantly the way to go! You can find a list of certified 3M Paint Protection installers here:...
09-10-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 437
Posted By Starshield

Hi Tonecas! Congrats on the new car! You can...

Hi Tonecas!

Congrats on the new car! You can find a list of certified 3M Paint Protection installers here: https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/post-fac...-an-installer/...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-09-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,399
Posted By Carac

It was a mid-production update. They updated the...

It was a mid-production update. They updated the hardware halfway through the year, which is why it's so much smoother and faster on cars built later in the year. I'm not sure it can be retrofitted...
09-08-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,615
Posted By Wolfman

We have the performance exhaust on our E63s. The...

We have the performance exhaust on our E63s. The car is loud by any measure but it also meant to be that way. AMG customers will argue why to buy a performance car if it doesn't sound way. Unlike a...
09-06-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,829
Posted By Bfgslkman

Maybe for full fat AMG models its an issue (?)...

Maybe for full fat AMG models its an issue (?) but for AMG Line/Sport models where it's about a bigger set of alloys and a marginally different shaped bumper/sill panel (and nothing to do with...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-06-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,349
Posted By jkob5

Cars without the exhaust lose a lot of value ...

Cars without the exhaust lose a lot of value They are hard to sell
Forum: W213 AMG
09-06-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,349
Posted By 2020

For alot of us this stuff is addicting- modding...

For alot of us this stuff is addicting- modding cars, loud exhausts, increasing horsepower, etc. Is it necessary, probably not. It depends on what makes you tick. I have the PE in the e63 and...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-05-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,371
Posted By Meeru

lol yes u are correct, should have been more...

lol yes u are correct, should have been more descriptive....
Forum: W213 AMG
09-04-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,371
Posted By Meeru

I did this both on my gle coupe and e63s. The...

I did this both on my gle coupe and e63s. The difference being, in sunlight you can still see the metallic flakes. The Ed1 paint is a more smooth flat texture....
Forum: W213 AMG
09-03-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 850
Posted By Carac

An aside. If you do track days make sure to...

An aside. If you do track days make sure to manually disengage the parking brake when you park because it will rest the pads against the hot rotors.
Forum: W213 AMG
09-03-2018, 06:24 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,689
Posted By jcfay

i'm doing this already. i got the nighthawk...

i'm doing this already. i got the nighthawk hotspot router and have it connected to a large usb battery in the trunk, and it's hardwired into the trunk (right next to where my blackvue is hardwired...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-02-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 850
Posted By DriveAMG

Speaking of cooking

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/60c6c544_0bf7_4cdb_b326_0619eb8c187a_5ee1441436db8db8a3ef2cdf13217eff15033a44.jpeg
last week my front pads were replaced because they...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-02-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 850
Posted By ronin amg

Brake Fade...CCB

So it's been a while since I changed my brake fluid to Castrol SRF [6,600 mi.] but it's time again.
After taking a spirited cruise on a tight canyon road I got the rear diff malfunction warning,...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-02-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,689
Posted By gearboxtrouble

I believe its a state by state thing. Most states...

I believe its a state by state thing. Most states ban jammers, one even bans detectors. Here in TX it is illegal to use a radar/laser jammer. If the cop suspects you have one they're within their...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-02-2018, 03:07 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,385
Posted By Slugsy

There are many on here with vast experience of...

There are many on here with vast experience of doing this, but Iíll know by end of Monday if I am going down this route.

The PPF I have been advised to use is XPEL stealth which is a clear Ďfilmí...
Forum: W213 AMG
08-30-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,385
Posted By E634Me

Have you actually seen a magno finished car in...

Have you actually seen a magno finished car in person? They are anything but dull.

The grey magno finish actually has quite a bit of sparkle to it. It's just not glossy, more of a satin finish...
Forum: W213 AMG
08-30-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 920
Views: 58,146
Posted By Southern_Benz

I've confirmed this morning that the image posted...

I've confirmed this morning that the image posted by wassaby is from mbusa for our market, but is only somewhat accurate. New GLE400s should be arriving at dealers during the coming week; facelift...
08-29-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,470
Posted By rbrylaw

You're speaking of minor wear and tear, which is...

You're speaking of minor wear and tear, which is generally forgiven. They call it the Credit Card test. If you can cover the ding or scratch with a credit card, it's forgiven. If it's like a huge...
08-29-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,179
Posted By ua549

Historically that's exactly what the were - a...

Historically that's exactly what the were - a fancy radiator cap with a built-in thermometer. The terminology stuck. :D
08-28-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,470
Posted By infamily

I have compared lease vs. purchase many times....

I have compared lease vs. purchase many times. Here are my conclusions in my humble opinion
Lease makes sense if one or combination of these conditions exist -
Want to replace cars every 3 to 4 yrs...
Forum: W213 AMG
08-28-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,598
Posted By tirzaman

Thanks a lot for your reply! Hereís what I...

Thanks a lot for your reply!

Hereís what I got for 3M (theyíre showcasing their products):
ĒWe recommend using one of the following products as other brand products we have not tested and could...
08-26-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,179
Posted By NFAREVIEW

We have the illuminated MB name sills. They start...

We have the illuminated MB name sills. They start bright and them immediately go dim 2 seconds later. It's strange. We wanted the logo projector on under the mirrors but the damn dealer failed to add...
08-25-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,765
Posted By ua549

The engine/transmission has several "flat spots"...

The engine/transmission has several "flat spots" where it tries to accelerate without downshifting causing a delay. The one that affects me the most is town driving at 35 mph in 6th gear trying to...
08-25-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,470
Posted By JTK44

Here in the US the Mercedes comes with 4 years...

Here in the US the Mercedes comes with 4 years 50,000-mile warranty, whichever comes first. You can also buy from Mercedes a maintenance agreement for the 10,000 and 20,000-mile service for $880 and...
08-25-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,470
Posted By JTK44

In the US things are quite different: The...

In the US things are quite different: The residual amount, 99% of the time is higher than the book value of the car at the end of the lease. That is why over 90% of cars on lease in the US are...
Forum: W213 AMG
08-22-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,757
Posted By Andy Est

Angry 2018 S63 mercedes buy back

My 2018 S63 is being repurchased. I have the letter so far. I haven't gotten a number yet, but they said no mileage deduction. Thats good since the problem started within the first 200 miles.

The...
08-22-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 551
Posted By 78degrees

Svalbard, Norway, Europe: Svalbard has it's own...

Svalbard, Norway, Europe:
Svalbard has it's own tax system, basically we have 16,2% income tax and no other taxes except from approx 5000 NOK in a annual fee for each car.
Cars are tax free the...
08-21-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,179
Posted By Bahnstormer

They look really good at night, especially the...

They look really good at night, especially the blue ones.
08-21-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,394
Posted By wagonsrock

Thats what I was told in Germany by the delivery...

Thats what I was told in Germany by the delivery specialist when I picked up the car in Sindelfingen. Of course, the person getting squeezed was an American ... Those sorts of issues are why the...
08-21-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,179
Posted By Haag

It has nothing to do with extra protection,...

It has nothing to do with extra protection, that's just a commercial text.
See the foto's, the first one is illuminated and the second is standard.
...
08-21-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,179
Posted By rbrylaw

It's personal preference. I'm not sure about the...

It's personal preference. I'm not sure about the claim the illuminated door sills actually provide any more protection, but if every time you open your car door it would put a smile on your face to...
08-21-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 551
Posted By mister__p

In HK, the first HK$150,000 is taxed at 40%, the...

In HK, the first HK$150,000 is taxed at 40%, the next HK$150,000 is taxed at 75%, the next HK$200,000 is taxed at 100% and on taxable value over HK$500,000, the rate is 115%.

That's one reason why...
08-21-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 551
Posted By Haag

In The Netherlands the drive-away price for a E...

In The Netherlands the drive-away price for a E 200 at the moment is as follows:

List price standard model - € 38.300
VAT 21% - € 8.043
BPM (special tax on motorvehicles) - € 10.532
Dealer...
Forum: W213 AMG
08-20-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,829
Posted By X166

Unfortunately, itís how it is now. A few...

Unfortunately, itís how it is now.

A few years ago, there was an update to all 2012 Ferrariís...a factory 7-year maintenance warranty. Imagine if you bought a 2011 458 only to find that a 2012...
08-19-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,394
Posted By Tiburonsteve

Mercedes used to program the seats to each key. I...

Mercedes used to program the seats to each key. I think they stopped doing it for legal reasons—someone in the drivers seat getting squeezed when a key was pressed. It’s like McDonalds deciding to...
08-19-2018, 02:41 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,394
Posted By Tiburonsteve

3 things to improve in E class

1. The seat and mirror adjustments arenít programmed to the car keys. You have to press the appropriate adjustment button and hold it in. My wife drives with the seat far forward so when I use the...
08-18-2018, 12:04 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,394
Posted By e400c

It is redundant, but it gives another little...

It is redundant, but it gives another little touch of class to the interior. It also has a delightful easter egg in that when you cross to a different time zone, the analog clock adjusts itself...
Forum: W213 AMG
08-14-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,222
Posted By BC-2

The lubrication system for the turbos keeps...

The lubrication system for the turbos keeps running for several minutes after the engine is shut off to avoid heat soak and frying the bearings. This is why you can hear fans and such continuing to...
Forum: W213 AMG
08-14-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,222
Posted By BC-2

Yes, the starters for Eco start stop systems are...

Yes, the starters for Eco start stop systems are different and designed for the additional start cycles so there shouldn't be a concern there. Also, the engines use a crank hall sensor that can tell...
08-13-2018, 11:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By Wolfman

I have that car and it is the exclusive Edition 1...

I have that car and it is the exclusive Edition 1 color option. Neither the color or the option can be had in the US.

I love the color and makes the E63s truly unique. Has blue sparkles in the...
08-13-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,497
Posted By Sunrose305

Tonecas - If you are outside the U.S. the remote...

Tonecas - If you are outside the U.S. the remote parking feature might be activated and useful. it is not currently available in the U.S. Most or all of the comments here relate to a different...
Forum: W213 AMG
08-13-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 123,885
Posted By Vic55

with the Evil Brother ...

with the Evil Brother

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1300x731/m5_e63s_b3618d50c44b79879f0dfefa98ebb045b0b00296.jpg
Forum: W213 AMG
08-13-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,094
Posted By Vic55

Drove the F90 M5 for a extended period- My thoughts inside/pics

Let me preface this by stating I did drive the M5 last week but was limited in how I wanted to adjust the settings and push the car. But a good friend is a now in charge of a local BMW store so he...
Forum: W213 AMG
08-08-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 123,885
Posted By Ralcbah

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/20180808_121407_0516a978818932536070ae1d017338cc6a98f793.jpg...
08-08-2018, 03:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,428
Posted By Egonvdv

1) Attached some pics from my previous car, when...

1) Attached some pics from my previous car, when the cams were attached directly to the battery. no need to go through the headliner

3) ihave 2 of these installed:...
Forum: W213 AMG
08-03-2018, 02:09 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 123,885
Posted By Tao Chen

after car wash

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08-02-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,829
Posted By Benz44

Congrats AMF77. My nickel's worth about the run...

Congrats AMF77. My nickel's worth about the run flat tires... Mercedes' has their own custom run flats which are a thousand percent better than the BMW run flats I've experienced on 2 different...
08-02-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,829
Posted By amf77

Ownership report, 2018 W213

Now that there is about 1200 miles on our 2018 W213, here is a "brief" early ownership report.

My wife really likes "her" car. That should be all that needs to be said! I also enjoy driving the...
08-02-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,497
Posted By Egonvdv

as soon as you activate the search radar it will...

as soon as you activate the search radar it will show you the parking spots available (parallel or regular).
you just select which one you want and then let the car park itself.


( then after it...
Forum: W213 AMG
08-01-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,889
Posted By Meeru

Install complete :)

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/1a9a3a89_4390_4570_a24c_75fc5e232f31_59b6e2a655e752534bcbf08c0b7d1e5e9575daab.jpeg

Clean install. So far so good. Quality is better...
07-31-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 561
Posted By Bobby4919

Flipping the switch deactivates ALL methods of...

Flipping the switch deactivates ALL methods of opening the trunk... key fob, drivers side switch and kicking under the bumper.... except getting into an accident (which unlocks the trunk as explained...
Forum: W213 AMG
07-28-2018, 02:50 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,889
Posted By Diesel

Very fast delivery

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Excellent quality ...
07-23-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 817
Posted By DFWdude

I placed 6" of an old towel under the back edge...

I placed 6" of an old towel under the back edge of my Weathertech trunk liner and fold the remainder into the trunk on top of the liner. The Weathertech holds it in place, and I can deploy the towel...
Forum: W213 AMG
07-22-2018, 12:35 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 123,885
Posted By Blue63s

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

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/20180719_120115_8ebc53947f818b4424563c8f9252ba398f330b18.jpg
Forum: W213 AMG
07-13-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 123,885
Posted By 78degrees

Just had my car wrapped in Hexis Bodyfence (paint...

Just had my car wrapped in Hexis Bodyfence (paint protection)
Got the windows from the b-pillar back tinted (factory tinted windows were not available with the acoustic comfort option) and got rid...
Forum: W213 AMG
07-10-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 123,885
Posted By Andrew-NY

Iridium Silver

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Just traded my 2015 CLS 63 . Very happy with the...
Forum: W213 AMG
06-19-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 21,338
Posted By HBerman

I just use my shop vac with a soft brush to clean...

I just use my shop vac with a soft brush to clean out bugs, etc. Not a big deal.
Forum: W213 AMG
06-19-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 21,338
Posted By HappE63s

I just picked the bigger bits with my fingers and...

I just picked the bigger bits with my fingers and used a soft brush to get rid of most of the rest . A shop vac would probably be a good way to clean them further. I do not think there is a...
Forum: W213 AMG
06-14-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,085
Posted By E63Wagonesque

Thanks! I went in looking to order a Lunar Blue...

Thanks! I went in looking to order a Lunar Blue (or maybe Piedmont Green) with brown leather. But my salesguy convinced me to look into Diamond Silver. I was super happy with it...I don't think any...
Forum: W213 AMG
06-13-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 21,338
Posted By E63Wagonesque

Thanks for the pics of the Zunsport. Doesnít look...

Thanks for the pics of the Zunsport. Doesnít look like airflow will be compromised, and it doesnít look like itís homemade. It does take away from the look of those deep grills but hey if it saves...
Forum: W213 AMG
06-13-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,085
Posted By E63Wagonesque

New to the forum! E63S Wagon in Matte Diamond Silver

Hey guys

I am long-time reader, first-time poster (technically, second). Watied 8 months for my delivery and I haven't regretted it at all. I sold my G55 AMG and 997.1 Turbo because of being a new...
Forum: W213 AMG
06-12-2018, 10:33 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 21,338
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
06-11-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 21,338
Posted By HappE63s

I received the order from Zunsport today as well...

I received the order from Zunsport today as well . The order came in international fedex after placing and paying for it on June 6 th in the evening (7th in the UK) . Not only did the order come...
Forum: W213 AMG
06-09-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 21,338
Posted By soulsea

[/left] Taking one look at the new OEM solution...

[/left]
Taking one look at the new OEM solution tells you that it's a rushed and poor design ... it's like putting chicken wire right up against glass, it will protect a little but there's no give...
Forum: W213 AMG
06-09-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 21,338
Posted By HappE63s

My car was built on January 2018 and this thread...

My car was built on January 2018 and this thread prompted me to look to see if I indeed had the MB installed protection; it does. Upon closer look I also noticed that the protection did not stop from...
Forum: W213 AMG
06-08-2018, 11:42 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 21,338
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
06-08-2018, 03:23 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 21,338
Posted By Jan AMG

Great, please let us know. I made my own...

Great, please let us know.

I made my own custom mesh and had problems with cooling. The air flow was not restricted when driving but when stopped, the air circulation around coolers wasn't enough...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-31-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 21,338
Posted By Jan AMG

Hi guys, I got a response from AMG that you...

Hi guys,

I got a response from AMG that you can order original protection for E63, S63 and AMG GT. The GT part no. is A0995030400 and will be available at the end of June 2018 for $20-30 USD.
...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-27-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 21,338
Posted By HBerman

There was another intercooler damage report in...

There was another intercooler damage report in another thread. However, looking at the posted picture the new grids were in place. The only thing that appears to work would be a tight grid screen...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-23-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,622
Posted By sakodik

$200 and 2 hours worth of pulling and unbolting....

$200 and 2 hours worth of pulling and unbolting. Could've been faster. I did this on a w212, but I suspect it might be the same on the 213? 4 screws holding the tips in place, 2 on the inner diffuser...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-22-2018, 06:38 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 21,338
Posted By Jan AMG

I'm going to write to AMG Affalterbach regarding...

I'm going to write to AMG Affalterbach regarding this issue and ask them to offer this protection as an optional add-on in the MB Configurator for the future.
I wonder why no one has thought about...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-20-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,829
Posted By Katkon

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/924x518/image002_f04ea7d11fe26f9e18a5f693e3109d8bf437f8b9.jpg
Forum: W213 AMG
05-15-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 14,828
Posted By visualguy

I've ordered 15 cars over the years from other...

I've ordered 15 cars over the years from other German brands - mostly BMW, but also Porsche and Audi. Compared to the others, Mercedes is a mess in my experience. It's not just the certification...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-13-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 123,885
Posted By 2020

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

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/c4e96b7a_1ed1_4be4_98f7_9a837fe5739b_7bed308c8a0ff3b490e7a7f69223ec745d9223f7.jpeg

Mine cost me less than $20. One can of...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-13-2018, 12:34 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 123,885
Posted By limeypride

It's the factory grille. I had the horizontal...

It's the factory grille. I had the horizontal slats wrapped gloss-black to match the other gloss-black trim pieces. Then the vertical slats were wrapped in a chrome trim to recreate the AMG GT...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-03-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,622
Posted By dav461

Exhaust tips do have parts numbers , here are for...

Exhaust tips do have parts numbers , here are for chrome tips:
A2314900127
A2314900227
Forum: W213 AMG
05-03-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,622
Posted By bobblehead

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

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1080x720/15c_1404_020_cf598546704a4f5ca08954a9a3c0dcaa7f8aa47b.jpg
I asked my dealer to see how much it cost to replace with the separated quad...
Forum: W213 AMG
04-29-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 123,885
Posted By Cobra1832

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

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/b221a60d_fecd_4fcf_9866_9df0f019cd20_dcccdc88b6cbe4e07fd997fdefc082cbbb689162.jpeg
Finally got the Forgelines on.
Forum: W213 AMG
04-28-2018, 05:38 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 123,885
Posted By msma

12k more ...

12k more
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Forum: W213 AMG
04-20-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 14,828
Posted By 24Hours

This is discouraging... leaves me wonder what I...

This is discouraging... leaves me wonder what I should do. The car I took delivery of in Stuttgart was the wrong color (and in transit to the other coast), so I elected to wait for a MY19 thinking I...
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