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02-07-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By bob55

Below is a link to the 231 Accessories Brochure...

Below is a link to the 231 Accessories Brochure that Streamliner mentioned in the first Post above.

It shows 18-inch wheel options for the 231 that are available directly from Mercedes-Benz as...
01-31-2019, 03:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 626
Posted By rorywquin

I had them on my list then took them off -...

I had them on my list then took them off - couldn't see the point - my Mk1 arm is pretty good :) at closing the door and as I understand it, you still have to pull the door toward closed and then...
01-29-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 850
Posted By MTrauman

The MBrace system/person on my '14 S550 4matic...

The MBrace system/person on my '14 S550 4matic was all automatic.

They where talking to me while I was in shock as I was moving the airbag away from my face with what looked like smoke but was...
01-22-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 960
Posted By Raven85

Congrats! Its a lovely color and its contours...

Congrats! Its a lovely color and its contours are really appealing.
01-21-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 553
Posted By TennesseeZ4

This is probably the most straight forward...

This is probably the most straight forward explanation that I can find on the effect of unsprung weight and the relationship to ride comfort; as noted above, tire aspect ratios, wheel diameters, and...
01-14-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 960
Posted By TennesseeZ4

Boldly go . . . . . .very nice color combo;...

Boldly go . . . . . .very nice color combo; enjoy the new ride!
01-14-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 960
Posted By SLclass

I think you have made great choices on all...

I think you have made great choices on all counts. And, I really like the cool combination of colors! Good luck and best wishes, Streamliner!
Frederick~
01-14-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 960
Posted By Utopia Texas

I have also been waiting to see how the updated...

I have also been waiting to see how the updated SL turns out but I am not holding my breath in the mean time. If the new SL has a soft top I’ll keep my 2017 indefinitely. Congratulations on your...
01-11-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,525
Posted By BeanTrader

Smile Why??

There are multiple threads here on S-Class modifications by some people here on this forum. It probably has something to do with my age, but even when I was young, I saw no reason to change the...
01-07-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 615
Posted By Mitch Alsup

I like nearly silent cars--I think everyone with...

I like nearly silent cars--I think everyone with tinnitus would.
01-07-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 722
Posted By TeeEl

Amen. I ****ing HATE this crap. Color me happy...

Amen. I ****ing HATE this crap. Color me happy about this. Maybe it'll help shut up those morons who rev their cars at 1 in the morning, or 7 in the morning.
01-07-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 722
Posted By sixstring09

All states should pass this law.

All states should pass this law.
Forum: Off Topic
08-27-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,284
Posted By Jason B

@SClassGal - Can you please add your photo back?...

@SClassGal - Can you please add your photo back? That was a classy photo and we need more of them.
...
07-19-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,143
Posted By El Cid

Latest reports are that Tesla is having...

Latest reports are that Tesla is having production problems at the factory. Has it made an actual profit yet? Latest problematic influence is Elon Musk's episode with his submarine and the Thailand...
06-29-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,473
Posted By Steinhart

thanks to you for your excellent review of the...

thanks to you for your excellent review of the car and the MBC/Curve, I would have never realized it if not for you, it makes a world of difference, and the car itself is much improved, thank you!
05-30-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 11,459
Posted By neodoc

The 2014 Rolls Royce Ghost that I bought from new...

The 2014 Rolls Royce Ghost that I bought from new was up to that point the quietest, smoothest riding car I had ever owned. I'll make some remarks about the different aspects of the vehicle as they...
04-14-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,767
Posted By BeanTrader

Streamliner, I feel the exact same way. I just...

Streamliner, I feel the exact same way. I just absolutely love new cars especially with today's technology.
04-12-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,106
Posted By ItalianJoe1

Glad you got it fixed, happy to help. This is why...

Glad you got it fixed, happy to help. This is why I am a tech, to fix cars, and it upsets me when I hear the stories where dealerships don't want to resolve things for customers. It's not the best...
03-30-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 948
Posted By grossmsj

That little red exclamation mark in the lower...

That little red exclamation mark in the lower left corner of every post is there for a reason. Unwarranted personal attacks are just out of bounds.
You might not like someone's wheel choice. That's...
03-17-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,120
Posted By hyperion667

Looks great! Good for a desktop pic :) ...

Looks great! Good for a desktop pic :)

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1481/45908c14_a78a_4d58_bb9d_8c2dcc9c09cd_bf798d1f528dbd097948670d69463a2be83bf8b0.jpeg
03-16-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,120
Posted By hyperion667

Good on you Sir. How about some more pictures :)...

Good on you Sir. How about some more pictures :) You know, the real life pictures. Love that front end a lot.
Iridium is a great color I agree :)
03-16-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,652
Posted By superpop

Take it easy folks. Sorry if I offended anyone,...

Take it easy folks. Sorry if I offended anyone, that was not my intention. Just wanted to gripe about 200 wiper blades.
03-16-2018, 02:37 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,652
Posted By Wolfman

It’s starting to get idiotic when people try to...

It’s starting to get idiotic when people try to keep pushing their personal preference as somewhat be the most logical or reasonable choice.
Some people buy new, some with cash, some finance, some...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,136
Posted By ItalianJoe1

A spline drive 17mm works great, most tool...

A spline drive 17mm works great, most tool companies make them.
Replies: 3
Views: 1,136
Posted By lkchris

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

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/707x636/hazet_905slg_17_close_cf0f74ad373197ed4292bf85cbbb510e1fc0717a.jpg
Replies: 3
Views: 1,136

Should be 17mm, which is common for MB.

Should be 17mm, which is common for MB.
Forum: Off Topic
03-07-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,284
Posted By hyperion667

This thread blows LOL

This thread blows LOL
03-05-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,767
Posted By salamigs

[/left] I was trying to figure out if I could...

[/left]
I was trying to figure out if I could have said it any better. And no, I could not... Your description fits me to the T. My list of prior vehicles are BMWs instead of MBs, but the rest...
02-15-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,344
Posted By Bluemax

I used the Mercedes CPO site. I ended up using a...

I used the Mercedes CPO site. I ended up using a bunch of their filters. Came down to mileage, color, year and looking at all the results. Then I would go to the dealers website for better / more...
02-05-2018, 12:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,084
Posted By MBNUT1

I agree what an elegant car. My dad had a '65...

I agree what an elegant car. My dad had a '65 Lincoln convertible. Similar concept.
12-18-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 549
Posted By konigstiger

Sensors do have battery, MB claims life...

Sensors do have battery, MB claims life expectancy is approximately 7 years.
12-17-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 798
Posted By speedlimit

See if this works for you. Go to your 'User...

See if this works for you. Go to your 'User Control Panel' linked below. Select 'Edit Options' in the left panel then 'Thread Display Options', scroll to the bottom and there should be an option to...
12-17-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 549
Posted By Wolfman

No. install wheels and drive.

No. install wheels and drive.
10-21-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,076
Posted By MBNUT1

IMHO the intent of your post and the article was...

IMHO the intent of your post and the article was obvious.
10-19-2017, 07:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,076
Posted By MBS63AMG

I read the article, and you are right, you were...

I read the article, and you are right, you were practically assaulted for no reason. Thanks for posting the article. Carry on.
10-19-2017, 09:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,076
Posted By hyperion667

I agree, I've seen Germancar1 post about 1 polite...

I agree, I've seen Germancar1 post about 1 polite comment............must be a misrible human being
10-14-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,290
Posted By Wolfman

I would try both routes. Wait until the very end...

I would try both routes. Wait until the very end of the lease and offer a price to MBFS. They will decline any different price before the deadline. Of course if you have a moron on the phone, the car...
10-14-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,290
Posted By ChuckinTucson

This might be a little tricky. Your dealer would...

This might be a little tricky. Your dealer would need to buy the car from Mercedes Benz Financial Services (assuming that's who you have it leased through). When I've turned in lease cars to my...
10-14-2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,290
Posted By MBS63AMG

Take it to a couple of dealers and ask them what...

Take it to a couple of dealers and ask them what they would give you on trade in for your car. Whatever that value is, then return to your original dealer and offer to buy it at , say, $1000 above...
10-13-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,290
Posted By JY-MB

If you trust your dealer that is 100% the best...

If you trust your dealer that is 100% the best way to buy it at lease end. My buy out was 79k the dealer offered to sell it at 65k with it cpo. However I have heard stories about dealerships raising...
09-20-2017, 11:22 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 14,295
Posted By Radman991

Congrats Stream. I just took possession of my...

Congrats Stream. I just took possession of my 560 4matic yesterday. Also traded in a 2015. I was blown away by the enhancements in the electronics. It’s been raining here so I drove it straight...
09-14-2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 14,295
Posted By ho1105

I was told end of November or early December. My...

I was told end of November or early December. My production date is Nov 1.
08-21-2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,339
Posted By ajm0623

i tell ya, boys - it is these interiours that...

i tell ya, boys - it is these interiours that drove me away from placing an order for a 18 s560 in favour of buying a 18 750. after driving s class cars for 25yrs, i left the s for the 7 as bimmer...
08-13-2017, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By Wolfman

It's a solid no on the R232 next year. The MY19...

It's a solid no on the R232 next year. The MY19 will release in summer 18, as usual...

It would be a MY20 model at the earliest
08-13-2017, 07:15 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 18,945
Posted By greatkoei

So, do your regular volume controls, on the dash...

So, do your regular volume controls, on the dash or steering wheel still control the overall volume, including that of the rear speaker?
Yes!
Does the mute still work?
Yes!
I am assuming you use...
08-12-2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 18,945
Posted By jetjok

Streamliner, the guys at BestBuy, along with...

Streamliner, the guys at BestBuy, along with myself, determined what sounded best and the rear speakers, now powered in part by the Alpine amp, was set to perform that way. The volume and everything...
07-26-2017, 06:28 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,172
Posted By Wassaby

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

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1920x1080/80-untitled_787c4adde198b24a42775679c79e3b43c123534a.jpg
07-26-2017, 03:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 712
Posted By Wolfman

Airmatic has matured to a very capable suspension...

Airmatic has matured to a very capable suspension not only in the S-Class but also virtually all MB models. That said, it also is a less capable system than ABC/MBC.

Don't interpret ABC/MBC as...
07-23-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 18,945
Posted By greatkoei

Mine was done with Alpine KTP-445U amp. It was...

Mine was done with Alpine KTP-445U amp. It was different from what the OP did. (It does cost that much to do it with OP's way.) @spyder987 was the first to introduced this solution, and then...
07-22-2017, 09:37 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 18,945
Posted By greatkoei

Thanks to jetjok, I got mine done today at...

Thanks to jetjok, I got mine done today at Bestbuy Pasadena, CA.

I was at my local Bestbuy first, and the technician took 3 hours to determine he wasn't confident enough to finish the job even...
07-18-2017, 04:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,330
Posted By Wassaby

: MSRP announcement: MY18 S-Class Sedan & MY18 Mercedes-Maybach S-Class Sedan

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/814x579/80-untitled_e9a45e8c8af6b34f795dc446cd1263bcaa08201d.jpg
07-16-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 944
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.
07-16-2017, 12:35 PM
07-11-2017, 09:26 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,004
Posted By ua549

I live in the Tampa Bay area. Last year I...

I live in the Tampa Bay area. Last year I shredded relatively new a tire in town. I was fortunate to have a spare because it took 4 days to get a replacement tire. I didn't need to check into a...
07-10-2017, 11:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,004
Posted By pet711

Run Flat tires no problem if you don't get out much

NUMBER OF Mercedes-Benz DEALERS BY STATE:

WY: NONE. Casper, WY closest MB in Loveland, 172 mi.

ND SD ID: One in each.

AR KS MT NE NM OK ME MS: Two in each.

I wouldn't want to travel with...
07-10-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,758
Posted By BenzV12

Sorry Op , no help on my side but I just wanted...

Sorry Op , no help on my side but I just wanted to say that how much I love it when konig weighs in over issues
07-02-2017, 03:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,259
Posted By dbtk

Here you go...simple internet search...

Here you go...simple internet search...
07-02-2017, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,259
Posted By dbtk

Yes, otherwise the sides of the trunk are left...

Yes, otherwise the sides of the trunk are left open with cubbies and netting to hold items in place. I would go to your local MB store and check ou the standard (basic $850 option at one point, now...
06-29-2017, 07:34 PM
06-29-2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,058
Posted By ngerstman

But would you have chosen a 329hp v6 for an extra...

But would you have chosen a 329hp v6 for an extra $5,000 if it was an option? I have more than one car as well but prefer a more ballsy engine in anything I drive. Still love my 2011 e550, couldn't...
06-25-2017, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,354
Posted By AerowerkZ

Center console is no problem. ...

Center console is no problem.
http://i.imgur.com/07R9aR7.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/SxEMixE.jpg

Yes there are wood grain vinyls available. Here are few....
06-25-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,354
Posted By AerowerkZ

They are wrapped without removing the trims as...

They are wrapped without removing the trims as they are very fragile.
Roof rails can be wrapped, but won't be 100% color matched.
06-22-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,172
Posted By petee1997

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

Is your source "common sense" or a "feeling". By the way the I6 was announced as being introduced in the S class for this Fall. If it's delayed, it's a problem. It was not a feeling that they would...
06-21-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,172
Posted By arnsbrae

No offence Germancar1, but how would I know you...

No offence Germancar1, but how would I know you are not spreading misinformation?
You might be completely correct, indeed the authoritative tone you employ suggests you may well be, but you didn't...
06-19-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,162
Posted By wessew

I amn new to this forum! I was curious about...

I amn new to this forum! I was curious about something Wolfman said. I was under the impression that Palladium Silver was a popular color choice. It has been replaced with Selenite gray which...
06-19-2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 128,644
Posted By BelaMeca

Awesome

Awesome.
Congrats.

I live in Dietikon.Maybe i will wave at you when i see you :y

Love the wheels,wish i didnt have the 5 Spoke AMGs,because those look damn sexy.

Hope you have a trouble...
06-08-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,551
Posted By off

You are in luck...

You are in luck...
05-29-2017, 04:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,178
Posted By Utopia Texas

This touch up paint site lists Mars Red and Fire...

This touch up paint site lists Mars Red and Fire Opal as the same paint.....
http://www.expresspaint.com/automotivetouchup/pc/Mercedes-Benz-Mars-Red-Feueropal-Fire-Opal-B-C-36p3926.htm
05-23-2017, 12:11 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,076
Posted By MBNUT1

As some one has suggested it would be good if you...

As some one has suggested it would be good if you could negotiate the residual down further. I always favor reducing depreciation as much as possible. That being the case seems like a no brainer to...
05-22-2017, 11:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,076
Posted By Wolfman

We did that with our SL600. MBFS said no twice;...

We did that with our SL600. MBFS said no twice; no interest to negotiate. So we found another SL600 to buy out of state (newer & better, but also a used one so they knew there wasn't going to be a...
05-22-2017, 11:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,076
Posted By theboogers

Shop a couple of dealers on the phone with your...

Shop a couple of dealers on the phone with your vin. Tell them you want to land the car with them and ask how much they will sell it to you for. They can quote a price after talking to mbfs.
Less...
05-03-2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,747
Posted By NickGambino

Hi - Just saw your post on the Emerald Green S...

Hi - Just saw your post on the Emerald Green S 550 Sedan. I happened to see a few weeks back a video posted on You Tube of the MB Booth at the 2017 Chicago Auto Show - were they had on display...
05-02-2017, 02:36 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,904
Posted By Wolfman

updated version...

updated version...
05-02-2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By jlim

iPad and all are great. How about where to get...

iPad and all are great. How about where to get the movies to load into the iPad or USB drive??

While the kids are still young, I suppose having DVDs borrowed from library or your own stash will...
05-01-2017, 09:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By skw

FYI, the "pre-wire" is only for the MB dealer...

FYI, the "pre-wire" is only for the MB dealer installed accessory system. Much better options out there for less $$.
05-01-2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By Prairie_huskie

kinda like same situation that i am in. i tried...

kinda like same situation that i am in. i tried couple of things.


a. plugin a router with a USB port into back cigarette lighter via a DC converter and hide the router in the spare tire area....
04-30-2017, 11:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,110
Posted By LovinMercedes

If it is not directly in the sun, it will look...

If it is not directly in the sun, it will look black, but not that deep black like a black car.

In the sunlight it comes alive, and looks mocha, almost dark brown with flecks.
...
04-30-2017, 11:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By BD-C63

iPads with headphones! Everyone watches what...

iPads with headphones! Everyone watches what they want!
04-27-2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 42,674
Posted By vic viper

How To: Replace center console

Sure the gloss black looks classy, but I was a bit shocked when I was told that gloss black is the only option for the sedan and estate 213.
Coming from a S205 with the open pore black ash center...
04-20-2017, 08:43 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,424
Posted By syswei

Streamliner, more from the Shanghai show: ...

Streamliner, more from the Shanghai show:

...
03-28-2017, 10:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,185
Posted By Rainier_Pk

Very interesting discussion. Could do with a...

Very interesting discussion. Could do with a little less of animosities.
03-25-2017, 08:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,185
Posted By shortspark

Here is what someone posted about a "luxury...

Here is what someone posted about a "luxury vehicle" on Wikipedia:

"Luxury vehicle is a marketing term for a vehicle that provides luxury — pleasant or desirable features beyond strict necessity —...
12-27-2016, 02:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,701
Posted By axhoaxho

OP, you are not along. I remember seeing the...

OP, you are not along. I remember seeing the warped rotor question many times in the past years.

Without seeing your car, it could be caused by many reasons -- following is a good article (from...
08-20-2016, 11:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 839
Posted By LovinMercedes

lol... don't want to do that very often. :)

lol... don't want to do that very often. :)
03-12-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 582
Views: 100,229
Posted By jenz

Similar to Lovin, markup for the custom interior...

Similar to Lovin, markup for the custom interior and to be 1 of 100 units
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