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06-10-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 740
Posted By johnnyderm

Please don't. Thank you :)

Please don't. Thank you :)
06-10-2019, 12:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 740
Posted By just1time

Please don't :( lol

Please don't :( lol
05-10-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,461
Posted By d4vid

Thank you!! It is Designo Magno Platinum Matte.

Thank you!! It is Designo Magno Platinum Matte.
04-25-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By Deutsch100

10 or 10+ G-Wagons since 2002....not a single...

10 or 10+ G-Wagons since 2002....not a single cracked windscreen for us and our Gs are always daily drivers. 2019 G...lots of them :(
04-23-2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 850
Posted By dunderhi

This is my #1 gripe about the G. It nearly...

This is my #1 gripe about the G. It nearly caused an accident when an SUV drifted into my lane. I swerved to avoid and the system pushed me back towards him..

Unlike other MB models, it canít...
04-22-2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 701
Posted By dunderhi

70+ yields about 14-14.5 mpgs. 65mph yields...

70+ yields about 14-14.5 mpgs.
65mph yields about 14.5-15mpgs.
50mph yields about 16mpgs.
04-19-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 949
Posted By Deutsch100

Being on G #10 or so and currently owning two...

Being on G #10 or so and currently owning two 2018 G63s....I greatly prefer the 2018 and older G. Now, I really, really like that the new G has all new (and modern) steering...but the old recirc....
04-19-2019, 12:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 949
Posted By ReturnoftheG

Unpopular opinion maybe, but I prefer the...

Unpopular opinion maybe, but I prefer the exterior of the prior version. I miss the front fender vents and it was more masculine IMO, more squared off. Interior is unquestionably vastly improved.
04-18-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 745
Posted By RAKLAW

2019 G63 Driving Impressions

The weather finally got nice in New England and I took the G out. Its been garaged since February with only delivery miles.
My MY14 G63 was urban kool. OK power with a nice sound, but a terrible...
04-17-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 847
Posted By Festertester

why don’t you change your order to designo yellow...

why don’t you change your order to designo yellow olive magno? Looks closest to military color and don’t have to deal with the wraps plus issues that come along with installers level of expertise
...
04-14-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,571
Posted By amgnut

Been there! Had 800 miles on the odometer when i...

Been there! Had 800 miles on the odometer when i got rear ended pretty hard. I was stopped at a red light, guy behind was looking back never touched the brakes a going about 35 mph. G took the hit...
03-30-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By pdeacon

If it were the fronts they wouldn't light at all....

If it were the fronts they wouldn't light at all. You can try turning the key to the on position and walking around the truck with the turn signals on. Hopefully it's just a bulb. Electrical shorts...
03-30-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 273,963
Posted By Kobzarhomes

PDEACON: I agree with you, restoration never ends...

PDEACON: I agree with you, restoration never ends lol

I think restorationís that are down to nuts and bolts are only done for people or by people who intend keeping the cars, because like you...
03-30-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 273,963
Posted By pdeacon

I would guess that if the restoration were done...

I would guess that if the restoration were done to your standards by an independent shop the cost would exceed $100K. I realize that you have a lot of your personal time and labor invested in the...
03-25-2019, 12:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 852
Posted By carforhire

There are quite a few threads I can take a look...

There are quite a few threads I can take a look through and find them for you.
*2013-2014 are very similar. 2013 being the first model year for the G63 of course.

*2015 they added the extra...
03-25-2019, 12:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 651
Posted By jrh179

Green Magno

Saw this online from an Indiana dealer. Can you actually special order any color you want on a G63? This looks like the lime green matte color Iíve seen on the AMG GTís.
...
03-22-2019, 03:41 AM
Replies: 518
Views: 130,911
Posted By GTBNYC

lmao. ridculous and out of touch. my dealer...

lmao.

ridculous and out of touch. my dealer is ďonlyĒ trying to get $15k above list and no one seems to be biting since it has been at that dealer for two weeks already. feels like production is...
03-18-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,461
Posted By 3WD

Hello, We can do silver, no problem....

Hello,

We can do silver, no problem. Stainless would be nearly impossible. =)

Please let us know if you have any more questions.

Thank you!
03-18-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,293
Posted By johnnyderm

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/718x323/g550_g63_wheels_611aa597016127ece598fe1b7713494c1c3245a1.png
[If helpful, here's the wheels in one place]

Also check this tool out:...
03-18-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 612
Posted By johnnyderm

Yes - get it 100%. I watched every...

Yes - get it 100%.

I watched every possible video on reviews and yes, you should get it: "the adaptive dampers are softened, the steering assist adjusted, and the throttle and transmission...
03-17-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 892
Posted By traumadoc

Best quote this year goes to your grandma! Ive...

Best quote this year goes to your grandma! Ive paid over a couple times but not lately. Thank you,

Roy
03-17-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 892
Posted By Deutsch100

In all our years of crazy car buying & trading,...

In all our years of crazy car buying & trading, we have paid over sticker one time (the all new SL in 2002). But, $5000 over sticker for a '19 G is not bad. I still do not know if I would do it, but...
03-15-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By petr4271

they are, but first you need to get to the bulbs...

they are, but first you need to get to the bulbs as rear side of the bumper is too close to body. Theres similar way as headlights, fog lights are covered with plastic trim thats held by two phillips...
03-14-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By Venom-AMG

I believe the fogs are just twist out bulbs. ...

I believe the fogs are just twist out bulbs. Should take no more the 1 min per side
03-14-2019, 02:41 AM
Replies: 518
Views: 130,911
Posted By motorwerksgroup

Nope, that wouldn't get inside every single crack...

Nope, that wouldn't get inside every single crack and crevice.
03-14-2019, 12:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,569
Posted By fabbrisd1

At this moment - on G550's production has been...

At this moment - on G550's production has been allocated and booked thru end-June - on G63's production has been allocated and booked thru end-August.

ANYTHING after those dates the dealer's do...
03-13-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By petr4271

Thank you, sure will do

Thank you, sure will do
03-13-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,546
Posted By Hawkeye911

Not sure if this herlps, but I noticed Dinamica...

Not sure if this herlps, but I noticed Dinamica headlining is NOT mentioned once in any of the packages on my window sticker. (Albiet, it is called out specific to the steering wheel but this simply...
03-12-2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By petr4271

DIY how to replace front light bulb without damaging covers

Hi, I've made this video of how to replace front light bulb (HID or halogen) without breaking top tabs on guards, as I've seen it 5x last month to be broken by independent shops trying to replace...
03-09-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 868
Posted By haa

There is really nothing to fix, the new G is...

There is really nothing to fix, the new G is significantly more aerodynamic overall and the side windows are no longer flat. I have not noticed any issues with the rain channels channeling the water...
03-06-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,144
Posted By Crfiv

You can choose Obsidian Black or Designo Night...

You can choose Obsidian Black or Designo Night Black Magno Matte with the Night Package - they're the only blacks you can chose. The night package uses Obsidian Black paint to black out certain...
03-06-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,542
Posted By jrh179

This forum is for us who are passionate about MB,...

This forum is for us who are passionate about MB, and the G class in particular. Iíve gotten alot of help here before and the guys on here know when someoneís trying to pull a fast one. Iíd move...
03-06-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,542
Posted By places

Go away, you're not making any friends here. You...

Go away, you're not making any friends here. You tried this on another thread and got roasted. You clearly don't understand the spirit of this forum. No one wants your spam.

Can someone please get...
03-05-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,461
Posted By 3WD

We've never tested these tires before so can't...

We've never tested these tires before so can't advise you.

Thank you!
03-04-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,077
Posted By pateljb

We got our2019 G550 in November and that's the...

We got our2019 G550 in November and that's the only negative we have about this version of the G. We've only noticed it at full fan speed of 7, so to combat it we turn fan speed down to 5 or 6 and...
02-28-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 558
Posted By Festertester

Shouldn’t be. Older model is recirculating-ball...

Shouldn’t be. Older model is recirculating-ball (same as in semis) but new one is rack ‘n pinion, like any other modern cars & SUV’s.
02-23-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 874
Posted By WoodlandsGuy

Here are the pics from the ProClip page with part...

Here are the pics from the ProClip page with part numbers. When I assembled and mounted I used a piece of small double sided tape on the back of the extension plate to brace it against the silver...
02-22-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,293
Posted By johnnyderm

When my G63 comes in (in 2020) I am considering...

When my G63 comes in (in 2020) I am considering blizzaks on a 463 industry 20"s (if the offsets work out like stock 20"s). Always had good luck with blizzys.

They look good on the G in these...
02-21-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By CDHG63

Yes, The Pedalbox has a "stock" setting ...not...

Yes, The Pedalbox has a "stock" setting ...not really a turn on/off button --but the throttle input is not altered ---so essentially a pass through---Cheers
02-21-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By CDHG63

...

Very few car companies choose to have aggressive throttle settings as stock...Porsche, Ferrari, and the AMG GT are pretty good right from the factory...Most, if not all, modern cars use a drive by...
02-20-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,277
Posted By pateljb

Looks like a brabus package on it in the left...

Looks like a brabus package on it in the left rear corner photo you can see the black BRABUS badging.
02-18-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 780
Posted By haa

My 2019 G63 Edition 1 is my second G in Designo...

My 2019 G63 Edition 1 is my second G in Designo Magno Night. Had a 2011 G55 which I drove over 70,000 miles in 4 years. Washed it in regular brush car washes (With request to have wax turned off)....
02-15-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,542
Posted By fabbrisd1

As of Feb 15 - production G63 PO's are booked...

As of Feb 15 - production G63 PO's are booked thru end-May - as of today end-Mar orders are going to "Freeze" for available changes soon

Same scenario for G550's - ordered booked thru end-May -...
02-14-2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 720
Posted By dunderhi

I broke in several of my BMWs by driving them...

I broke in several of my BMWs by driving them from BMW Welt in Munich straight to the Autobahn for high speed driving. Thereís something sweet about doing 150 mph with less the 50 miles on the...
02-14-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,697
Posted By dunderhi

The rim size doesnít really matter in determining...

The rim size doesnít really matter in determining the vehicle height. The height of the vehicle is only affected when the exterior dismeter of the tire is changed. I went from 275/50R20 to...
02-13-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By Snipe10

Changed to the Black Flamed Open Pore Ash from...

Changed to the Black Flamed Open Pore Ash from Carbon Fiber today. Think we'll like this better, fingers crossed.
02-12-2019, 11:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,200
Posted By places

Well, no it's not an Audi but it certainly does...

Well, no it's not an Audi but it certainly does not look like a Bentley should. Take the headlights away and what do you really have looking back at you? The one feature about Bentley (and RR) is the...
02-12-2019, 11:28 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 23,380
Posted By SierraFoxtrot

​​​​​​​I had mine replaced by Park Place in...

​​​​​​​I had mine replaced by Park Place in Grapevine, TX and they did a very good job. It took several weeks to get the glass and a couple days to install. The install took longer, since it was...
02-12-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 130,911
Posted By ngarvin

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

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1024x768/img_0755_679efeb73aa92932802b7f66a370390866d09d97.jpg
Arrived in CO today. Finally here.
02-12-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,144
Posted By Crfiv

Battle over. Open pore ash ordered! Your pics...

Battle over. Open pore ash ordered! Your pics helped make my case.
02-12-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,410
Posted By johnnyderm

I love how the touch pad looks, but I am not very...

I love how the touch pad looks, but I am not very interested i a touch screen. I find it impossible to use while driving, I hit a bump and find that I hit 7 wrong buttons and the music is turned up...
02-12-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 23,380
Posted By dballs2202

2019 G63 windshield crack

rock hit bottom corner. cracked. waiting to see about OEM replacement.

...
02-11-2019, 12:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By Snipe10

I think the point here is, if you find a good...

I think the point here is, if you find a good service department, build a relationship with them and stick with them. This can be an independent shop or a dealer. I had a great Porsche guy years ago...
02-10-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,410
Posted By places

I'm not old but agree :) Currently my cars do...

I'm not old but agree :) Currently my cars do everything I need them to. Not interested on reading restaurant reviews on my dash or surfing the web.
02-09-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,565
Posted By Festertester

Many thanks for posting the pics. Ash looks...

Many thanks for posting the pics. Ash looks fantastic !
02-09-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 424
Posted By pateljb

We've had our 2019 G550 for 3 months now and can...

We've had our 2019 G550 for 3 months now and can say the wpers are much better in both rain and the little bit of snow we've had. Even the rear wiper which has moved down behind the spare has a...
02-08-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,782
Posted By pateljb

Yes and no. Once the bull bar if off, the plastic...

Yes and no. Once the bull bar if off, the plastic caps can be put back to cover up the bolt access area so not noticeable when looking from the front, BUT the top of the bumper will have holes from...
02-08-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,410
Posted By johnnyderm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xuqFz8dwx_U

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xuqFz8dwx_U
02-08-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,782
Posted By pateljb

Yes, I had mine removed to powder coat it. Remove...

Yes, I had mine removed to powder coat it. Remove the plastic caps located just below the vertical component of the bull bar and it will reveal 2 vertically oriented bolts per side. Remove the bolts...
02-05-2019, 05:37 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,782
Posted By efathalla

Off in less than 5 minutes.. ...

Off in less than 5 minutes..


https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/314c6ba7_ebaa_434d_bcb6_1a55868061d0_fc64ae79d57cefd68d6703db9faf2cd1605158d2.jpeg...
02-05-2019, 12:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 688
Posted By Isaac13

Recommend going with Suntek, they have stealth...

Recommend going with Suntek, they have stealth also, my entire g550 4x4 squared is magno and itís done in Suntek. I ordered Xpel stealth for another matte vehicle of mine and I like the SunTek...
02-02-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 566
Posted By fabbrisd1

Very 1st 2019 G63 Warranty Issue - kindof funny

On the delivery/orientation drive - sunny/nice afternoon - I reach up for the Passenger Sunvisor - "pop" - the visor holder screwed into the headliner holder pop's out and clunks to the floor.

My...
01-31-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,292
Posted By CDHG63

2019 G63 Stay Away from Fletcher Jones -

Hey Everyone,

I realize that SoCal is probably the very reason Adjusted Dealer Mark-Ups even exist...so take my opinions accordingly....In my opinion, if you buy a car from any Fletcher Jones...
01-29-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By [email protected]

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

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/93879d7f_3b13_4839_bb40_dcaa73e26fb6_bd806920f1c7f28f209d23d2623417225abaf2db.jpeg...
01-25-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 899
Posted By jack oconnor

new BFG`s

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1100x734/joc_8162_96f4df2b9fad10897801606da2ffbd262148020b.jpgMy new BFG all terrains 285/65 18 I cant wait to test drive them. 2 inch lift no...
01-17-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,697
Posted By SierraFoxtrot

I finally installed some "real" tires on my G. I...

I finally installed some "real" tires on my G. I had narrowed my choice Between the Yokohama Geolandar G015 and Falken Wildpeak AT3W. The more agressive AT3W won out, in 275/55r20 117T XL. This...
01-03-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 518
Views: 130,911
Posted By medtner

Agree

Dealers know that they can sell the car.
G63 is one of the most wanted cars these days, you can get the RR or Lamborghini SUV immediately but not G63. Good for value I guess.
12-27-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,385
Posted By tcsracing1

15-20K off sticker is hard to resist. The 2018 G...

15-20K off sticker is hard to resist. The 2018 G wagon is an outgoing model now. Last of the classic. Not sure where it will have its place in history in terms of future resale.

The new 2019 G550...
12-26-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,821
Posted By just1time

yup

Well said. its all about the Time Value of Money. Some people don't care to wait in line cause they can afford not to. Its a capitalist economy, why knock the dealers for capitalizing. When its your...
12-24-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 130,911
Posted By fabbrisd1

Well... in this present day .......

Well... in this present day .... absolutely/positively won't happen.... no matter what/who you ask... if there is a "factory exception" for MB Manhattan ... no one outside of "NYC" knows about it.......
12-24-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By pdeacon

Merry Christmas

I would like to wish the forum members and their families a Merry Christmas/Happy Holidays and a wonderful New Year. And as always.......HAPPY MOTORING !!!
12-24-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 725
Posted By morley8000

2019 Obsidian black. Hope it helps

2019 Obsidian black. Hope it helps
12-23-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By SierraFoxtrot

But, those politicians are so good at spending...

But, those politicians are so good at spending other people's hard earned money...
12-23-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 766
Posted By Deutsch100

No new 2019 G350d for the USA :(

Not that I thought we'd ever get it, since MBUSA never brought the d G-Class to the USA, but a diesel is the perfect engine for the G (well, if one is using a G as it was made to be used, LOL).
...
12-22-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,725
Posted By SierraFoxtrot

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

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/20181222_203406_76835246839d805e669c9f7a9a11b012df763236.jpg...
12-22-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,859
Posted By SierraFoxtrot

They look good! I hear they are quote good in...

They look good! I hear they are quote good in snow, too...
12-21-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 130,911
Posted By NYCBenz

Nope, same price. Yeah, your...

Nope, same price.



Yeah, your info/source is wrong. Regarding the Previous W463, the G65 had the option to have/not have the Brush Bar...so not DOT specific (as an example...same as G550 4x4)....
12-21-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,540
Posted By pdeacon

You are OK. The stop/start cannot be permanently...

You are OK. The stop/start cannot be permanently disabled on a Benz. You need to push the defeat button every time you start the vehicle. It becomes a routine procedure fairly quickly. At least for...
12-21-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,859
Posted By JACWAGN

Hey there guys! I've been running the BFG KM3s...

Hey there guys!
I've been running the BFG KM3s for a month and a half now. I ran the KO2s before and like the KM3 better. Typically a mud tire is supposed to be louder than the all terrain but the...
12-20-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By Holson

Yes those are 16" wheels on the 2018 G350d. The...

Yes those are 16" wheels on the 2018 G350d. The OE tires are 265/70/16s. The G300 and G280 Pro also came with similar looking wheels and so did the armored G500.

I can't confirm fitment but I...
12-20-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,034
Posted By JesseRohr

See, I think it looks excellent as is. Only...

See, I think it looks excellent as is. Only thing I'd do is tint the front windows to match the rear.

That's what makes the world go round. There's a seat for every ass.
12-20-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By JetRanger

Dunno about the wheels, Sarlox, but sign me up...

Dunno about the wheels, Sarlox, but sign me up for one of demdare G-Pro 350D's! Damn, I'd buy that sucker for those kickass mirrors alone!:)
12-19-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 23,380
Posted By Deutsch100

This is the first G that does not have the...

This is the first G that does not have the exterior, thick rubber moulding around the windscreen. I wonder if this has something to do with how the 2019 G front windscreen glass is more heavily...
12-19-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 725
Posted By Deutsch100

We have had (all on G-Wagens) Magnetite, Obsidian...

We have had (all on G-Wagens) Magnetite, Obsidian and Designo Graphite.

Obsidian is the "blackest", but in the sun very metallic. Graphite is more of a pencil lead, metallic dark gray and...
12-16-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By pdeacon

I'd go with the OEM optional 19" wheels in black...

I'd go with the OEM optional 19" wheels in black or silver. I think they match the vehicle well.
12-15-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,725
Posted By dunderhi

I finally picked up my rear cargo mat. It was...

I finally picked up my rear cargo mat. It was $108 and the part number is 463-814-00-00. The mat is listed as Trunk Tub.
12-09-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,085
Posted By Holson

The later G550s (and G350ds for that matter) came...

The later G550s (and G350ds for that matter) came with the wider G63 fenders, I think starting model year 2016 when MB switched to the 4.0l bi turbo v8 for the G550
12-03-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,725
Posted By Crfiv

Great build Sarlox! As a newbie to this forum, I...

Great build Sarlox! As a newbie to this forum, I really appreciate all the great insights and photos. Jealous you have it now - I put my order in last week and was told it would be about 6-7 MONTHS...
12-02-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,725
Posted By dunderhi

Sarlox, Been busy since Tgiving, but I’d...

Sarlox,

Been busy since Tgiving, but I’d like to throw in a few comments:.

1. Your truck is gorgeous! I thought hard both about the diamond stitching and open pore wood myself.

2. I’m new...
11-28-2018, 07:03 PM
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Posted By TNMICH

No ďdimplesĒ on my bumper. There are ďdimplesĒ...

No ďdimplesĒ on my bumper. There are ďdimplesĒ on the license place bracket.
11-28-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,725
Posted By places

Ouch, just saw this, I think you definitely need...

Ouch, just saw this, I think you definitely need to push back on this. Especially after learning that there is a place in the mesh area for the application. Someone wasn't thinking when they did this.
11-28-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,725
Posted By TNMICH

Iím not sure about GA rules as I live in another...

Iím not sure about GA rules as I live in another state but either way it appears someone incorrectly installed your front plate. It could have been installed with 2 screws in the mesh area where the...
11-28-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,725
Posted By TNMICH

Picked up my G last week in Atlanta. No holes in...

Picked up my G last week in Atlanta. No holes in my bumper at all. Dealer gave me the front plate holder in case I ever need to install it. In the grill below the bumper there are 2 places in the...
11-27-2018, 12:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,949
Posted By pdeacon

That's an indication that there is a fault in the...

That's an indication that there is a fault in the circuit. Could be as simple as a bad bulb or a short somewhere in that circuit. I would start with the bulb and move on from there.
11-26-2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,725
Posted By amg_ghost

I canít believe they drilled your bumper wow......

I canít believe they drilled your bumper wow... smh have them repaint it? Congrats on the car looks great
11-26-2018, 01:14 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,725
Posted By pdeacon

Great looking ride. Congratulations on your...

Great looking ride. Congratulations on your purchase. Like your options, especially the upgraded interior. Many miles of happy motoring.
11-25-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,725
Posted By SierraFoxtrot

Beautiful, just beautiful. Is that the open pore...

Beautiful, just beautiful. Is that the open pore ash? I did the polished, but it was a toss-up on polished or open pore.

I see you did the rubber mats; did it come with a rear cargo mat? I...
11-25-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,725
Posted By Jiggs1000

Thanks for the info. Super valuable. Glad it all...

Thanks for the info. Super valuable. Glad it all worked out. Itís truly beautiful. Congratulations. Hope you enjoy it.
11-25-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,725
Posted By hyperion667

WOW! Will you sell it to me when your done :)...

WOW! Will you sell it to me when your done :) Beautiful!
11-23-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 468
Posted By bigdaddy101004

G63 Video with History

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FZa9Vc7xBps
11-22-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 731
Posted By SierraFoxtrot

Agree!

Agree!
11-22-2018, 08:43 PM
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Views: 731
Posted By pdeacon

For what its worth, I rarely used the massage...

For what its worth, I rarely used the massage function on my S Class cars. I did like the active side bolster feature. That being said I would order the optional contour seats because, for me, they...
11-22-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,292
Posted By Jiggs1000

I hear you for sure. Unfortunately it doesnít...

I hear you for sure. Unfortunately it doesnít matter how premium a vehicle it is. I can tell you the times that I have leased particular vehicles versus purchase them, The dealers always seem to get...
11-22-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,292
Posted By Jiggs1000

Sounds good man. I can tell you from my personal...

Sounds good man. I can tell you from my personal experience if you can withstand the Credit inquiry on your personal credit report, structuring it in the way I outlined with you as personal guarantor...
11-22-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,244
Posted By SierraFoxtrot

I agree that the chrome piece, is only a bumper...

I agree that the chrome piece, is only a bumper cover, that goes under the bull bar and surrounds the BB hole. The BB is the same as on mine, but mine does not have this extra trim piece.

The G...
11-22-2018, 05:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 438
Posted By pdeacon

Thumbs up HAPPY THANKSGIVING

************************************ HAPPY THANKSGIVING*****************************

To all on the forum and your families. If you are on the forum you probably have a lot to be thankful for.
11-20-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By pateljb

I picked my G550 up last week with the same...

I picked my G550 up last week with the same issue. TPMS was reading 30-31 psi on all 4 tires. According to the gas cap label, they should be at 32-35 for front and 40-45 in the back so I added air...
11-20-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 308
Posted By Hawkeye911

MBUSA Configurator Updated w/2019 G550....

The MBUSA site went live with the configurator, but only for the 2019 G550. Still has the 2018 G63 and G65. Eager for them to get the G63 updated as well - surprised itís taking so long.
11-18-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,725
Posted By dunderhi

Can't wait to see it too. :y

Can't wait to see it too. :y
11-18-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 54,817
Posted By greynlds

I most definitely would not want to drive 149MPH...

I most definitely would not want to drive 149MPH in a G under any conditions; at least not a pre-2019 G. I'm not convinced I would want to drive a 2019 G that fast either. While I really do enjoy...
11-18-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 54,817
Posted By dunderhi

So itís all good? Dems vs. Reps is your claim. In...

So itís all good? Dems vs. Reps is your claim. In reviewing your last post, you consistently used G63 and g550. Heck, you even capitalized all of the other vehicles models. Do you realize that this...
11-18-2018, 01:32 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 54,817
Posted By dunderhi

Iím not sure why you feel it is necessary to keep...

Iím not sure why you feel it is necessary to keep puting the G550 down. Putting a smilie after each put down just makes it look passive aggressive.

I understand you cancelled your G550 order and...
11-17-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,244
Posted By dunderhi

I think the 550ís brush guard and the 63ís bumper...

I think the 550ís brush guard and the 63ís bumper guard looks best when it is in a contrasting color. Light color Gís should get black guards and dark color Gís should get chrome. I think the 63...
11-14-2018, 12:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,679
Posted By SierraFoxtrot

From the reading and research over the last year...

From the reading and research over the last year or two, my basic impression is that product management for the G wagon wanted to improve and modernize the platform, while not changing anything! I...
11-13-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,679
Posted By dunderhi

Again, your source for 4.1 seconds, states the...

Again, your source for 4.1 seconds, states the G550 is 5.4 seconds. It’s on the same chart. At this point it seems you purposely trying to make the G550 look bad, which really hurts you credibility...
11-13-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 886
Posted By SierraFoxtrot

Thank you Chedman13! I was referring mostly to...

Thank you Chedman13!
I was referring mostly to the old model. After having owned a 2014 G550 and test driving several G63s, I found the G550 a much more balanced machine. The G550 also beats the...
11-13-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,679
Posted By dunderhi

Correction: 4.1 vs 5.4 seconds. My...

Correction: 4.1 vs 5.4 seconds.

My thinking is the quite the opposite. Basically the same engine and transmission, but in the 550 there are less stressed. No desire for gangsta anything, but a...
11-12-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,679
Posted By JetRanger

If you can possibly afford to spring for a 2019...

If you can possibly afford to spring for a 2019 G63, it has a 0-60 time of 4.1 seconds, per MotorTrend magazine's real world actual tests. The Mercedes advertised spec on the 2019 G63 is 4.4 seconds....
11-12-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 520
Views: 71,707
Posted By greynlds

Though I don't buy extended warranties, I get it...

Though I don't buy extended warranties, I get it with a first model year of a major redesign, though I'm more inclined to just stick with my 2017 for another year or so to see if the new design has...
11-11-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 597
Posted By morley8000

G wagon comes of age!!!!

G wagon comes of age!!!!
11-10-2018, 09:45 PM
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Views: 597
Posted By SierraFoxtrot

Congratulations!! It is a much more modern...

Congratulations!! It is a much more modern vehicle compared with the older one. Most don't realize that we are in perhaps the greatest phase of automotive history. We really can have our cake and...
11-10-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 597
Posted By morley8000

G550 2019

I bought a 2018 G550 for my wife last January and I hated driving it. At the time we placed an order for a new 2019.Last June dealer and I spec'd it up and agreed he would sell it if we decided not...
11-10-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,635
Posted By SierraFoxtrot

Good info, thank you!

Good info, thank you!
11-10-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 886
Posted By SierraFoxtrot

My G550 arrival in DFW

I just wanted to share my new G550 in Brilliant Blue. I took delivery on the 6th, after a six month wait. It is everything I expected and more. It is so much more refined than my 2014, but still...
11-10-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 130,911
Posted By dunderhi

Since my G only cost $134k, Iím happy that poke...

Since my G only cost $134k, Iím happy that poke and prod a bit. :D

The Ď19 G550 BB is connected with a total of 8 bolts (4 on each side). On each side there are two pairs inserted from opposite...
11-10-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,199
Posted By michaelle1

Yep - I have a White one that has the Exclusive...

Yep - I have a White one that has the Exclusive Nappa Leather; Carbon Fiber Trim; Comfort Package, Adjustable Suspension, AMG Package along with Night Package; $148K range. I went to the people's...
11-09-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 939
Posted By Hawkeye18

i went with Nokian R3s. 275 50/20

i went with Nokian R3s. 275 50/20
11-09-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,199
Posted By Wassaby

They can keep their $20k mark up. 20 miles north...

They can keep their $20k mark up. 20 miles north of that store you can order a 550 or 63 at zero over MSRP. No surprise that car is available and not sold already.

AutoNation in NW has a bad rep.
11-09-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,199
Posted By pdeacon

I can see why that dealership doesn't have a good...

I can see why that dealership doesn't have a good reputation. Instead of trying to improve they are making their image worse. Don't pay attention to the long waiting list BS. Things will calm down...
11-07-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,697
Posted By dunderhi

The Goodrich K02 was in my top three, but based...

The Goodrich K02 was in my top three, but based on reviews that read/watched the A/TX seemed a little bit better for my likely heavy road usage with occasional off-road/snow activities. The K02 is...
11-06-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 997
Posted By dunderhi

Are you saying you didn't notice the S63 wheels...

Are you saying you didn't notice the S63 wheels on the G63 or that the front bumper guard (aka NYC parking sensor) doesn't look silly without a matching rear bumper guard? The '19 G550 and G63 both...
11-06-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 520
Views: 71,707
Posted By tmcde

i did not order 2nd screen in my opinion it looks...

i did not order 2nd screen in my opinion it looks like it doesnít belong on the beast
11-05-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 71,707
Posted By tmcde

321-AMG Line 521-Night Package LH1-Heated...

321-AMG Line
521-Night Package
LH1-Heated Steering Wheel
RG6- 20" AMG Multi S[oke Wheels Balcı Accents
VA4-Light Brown Zen Wood
VK9-Nappa Leather Steering Wheel
V43 AMG Floor mats
XJ5-...
11-05-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,859
Posted By blu60

Well, if folks are using 275 65 18 sized tires...

Well, if folks are using 275 65 18 sized tires with no issues at +/- 32.09" tall (Nitto tire size)
I am running 265 65 18 at 31.54" tall on my 2016 model.

265 70 18 should be about 32.64" tall...
11-05-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 71,707
Posted By tmcde

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

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1024x768/img_7151_f909515bc09bc5dfa0e3db473671997713ff1a9f.jpg...
11-05-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 71,707
Posted By tmcde

+1 Picked up G550 last Tuesday it's awesome. It's...

+1 Picked up G550 last Tuesday it's awesome. It's as fast as I want to go in a brick. I have a car that according to Auto rags does 0-60 - in 2.5 (no batteries) so I like speed. A few years ago I had...
11-04-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 71,707
Posted By SierraFoxtrot

It was dripping with sarcasm and I loved it! ...

It was dripping with sarcasm and I loved it! :rolf:
11-04-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 71,707
Posted By Festertester

+1 Couldn't agree more!

+1

Couldn't agree more!
11-04-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 71,707
Posted By SierraFoxtrot

I am particularly partial to females and fairly...

I am particularly partial to females and fairly secure in my manhood and will (and have) happily drive any of the cars on that list! :)
11-04-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 71,707
Posted By places

He's always like this. Likes to brag and remind...

He's always like this. Likes to brag and remind everyone how many 200K+ cars he's owned or has on order. Been banned from another forum. Always abrasive and obnoxious and certainly not short on...
11-04-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,859
Posted By Holson

helinomad installed 265/65/18 on his 17 G550...

helinomad installed 265/65/18 on his 17 G550 https://mbworld.org/forums/g-class-w460-w461-w463/643258-delay-2017-g550-2.html#post6987300

There's also a picture of OE size 265/60/18 KO2S...
11-04-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 520
Views: 71,707
Posted By dunderhi

Thatís very interesting, I didnít realize anyone...

Thatís very interesting, I didnít realize anyone on the face of this Earth still thinks there are cars that are exclusively male and female cars. Will your daughter only be allowed to drive on...
11-04-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,859
Posted By paulunm

I personally think a 275 65 18 is the perfect...

I personally think a 275 65 18 is the perfect size for a stock ride height G.

i have Toyo AT2s in this size, they look great and balanced perfectly.
11-03-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 71,707
Posted By dunderhi

The more I drive the 550, the happier I am that I...

The more I drive the 550, the happier I am that I didnít order a 63. The 550 has more than plenty of power for any foreseeable need. No need to waste money on capabilities that I will never miss....
11-03-2018, 03:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,221
Posted By Ali Manekia

Just got it

letís start from the top.

ive had the g63 and g550 2014/2016. Today I got the g550 2019 and hereís my take on it.

MB killed it!!

the exterior is b...
11-01-2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,221
Posted By Deutsch100

2016-2018 G-Class actually feels better than 2015...

2016-2018 G-Class actually feels better than 2015 and older. We have had a G since 2002...(500, 55, 550, 63)...and 2016, 17 and 18 is actually a pretty good improvement. Of course the steering is...
10-31-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,221
Posted By tmcde

2019 G 550 WOW!

Picked it up yesterday, it is exceeded my expectations in every way and Im not new to the G's. . Very impressed with engine sound and pick up very quick, no need for the 63. Execellen Fit & Finish.
10-31-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,670
Posted By [email protected]

https://www.eurogermantownmercedes.com/new/Mercede...

https://www.eurogermantownmercedes.com/new/Mercedes-Benz/2019-Mercedes-Benz-G-Class-c749539b0a0e0adf0e673fc981dfa90b.htm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4SEQoOqV3jM&t=23s

MODEL: 2019 G550W4...
10-30-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,635
Posted By dunderhi

Yes. The 14 spoke wheels and the flat bottom...

Yes. The 14 spoke wheels and the flat bottom steering wheel should be the most recognizable features. The brakes and fenders are a bit harder to recognize.
10-29-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,244
Posted By JetRanger

There is a big difference between the Euro...

There is a big difference between the Euro bumpers and the new US bumpers. Notice the Euro bumpers have a vertically oriented black or silver plug, and it blends very nicely with the lower grill. In...
10-29-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,635
Posted By dunderhi

I picked her up today! My initial thought is...

I picked her up today! My initial thought is that the AMG package exhaust note is pretty aggressive. If I didnít know better, I would think it was a true AMG. It sounds a lot like a C63 that I...
10-27-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,635
Posted By dunderhi

2019 G550 reached the dealer

I havenít selected a delivery date, but my G has arrived at my Baltimore area dealer.

...
10-06-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,412
Posted By dunderhi

Thanks for you info. My G is just a little bit...

Thanks for you info. My G is just a little bit ahead of yours. Itís been at the port for about a week and itís just been assigned a ship. My dealer wonít know which ship until Monday.
09-30-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 520
Views: 71,707
Posted By Deutsch100

A Cullinan? Wow, congrats. We saw it debuted...

A Cullinan? Wow, congrats. We saw it debuted here in L.A., a "secret" RR event. Stunning and HUGE! Between 2012 and 2015 our company had some amazing years.....and we had 3 new Phantoms and 2 new...
09-29-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 520
Views: 71,707
Posted By dunderhi

Sounds like a very nice setup. I chose the base...

Sounds like a very nice setup. I chose the base interior, since Iím kind of rough on interiors and complex stitching patterns donít wear well for me. I would have gotten MB-TEX if I could. Although,...
09-22-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 71,707
Posted By dunderhi

Sounds like your a man of great taste and...

Sounds like your a man of great taste and sophistication. :smokin:
09-22-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 71,707
Posted By dunderhi

Those wheels are highly functional. They’ll...

Those wheels are highly functional. They’ll function like paddles while you’re in deep muck. :rolf:

I also found a U.S. spec video: U.S. G550

P.S. I’d take off the brush guard, but keep the...
09-22-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 71,707
Posted By CL5504Matic

those are my specs too...first thing I do will be...

those are my specs too...first thing I do will be to remove those ugly chrome brushguards
09-20-2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 71,707
Posted By SierraFoxtrot

I just hope the interior is not "well...

I just hope the interior is not "well done".
09-20-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 71,707
Posted By dunderhi

Uh... what? Are you saying my G550 won't be...

Uh... what? Are you saying my G550 won't be converted to a hybrid at the VPC after all? Say it isn't so. :rolf:

As an update, the 9/17 birthdate for my G turned out to be it's conception date. I'm...
09-20-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 71,707
Posted By Tacocat

Who cares, it's just entertainment.

Who cares, it's just entertainment.
09-19-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 520
Views: 71,707
Posted By Tacocat

Wheaties are my first choice. Got to have that...

Wheaties are my first choice. Got to have that energy behind the wheel, you know?

But depends on my mood. If I'm feeling luxurious and want to reward myself, I go with Cocoa Puffs or Cap'N Crunch....
09-18-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 71,707
Posted By Deutsch100

AGREE!!! How is this user not banned? Are there...

AGREE!!! How is this user not banned? Are there no moderators controlling this forum?!
09-18-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 71,707
Posted By Tacocat

How you're not banned from this forum is beyond...

How you're not banned from this forum is beyond me..

Actually, I take that back, as this forum bans folks for no reason whatsoever, nor do they care if the community flourishes. So, not that...
09-17-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 71,707
Posted By Pertplus

thanks. I am starting to think that his parents...

thanks. I am starting to think that his parents met at the same family reunion. There has to be explanation for the words that emanate from his keyboard.
09-16-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 520
Views: 71,707
Posted By Pertplus

dude just shut up.

dude just shut up.
09-15-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 851
Posted By Deutsch100

I think you did not "recive" anything, but you...

I think you did not "recive" anything, but you should 100% "recive" shock treatment!

Du hast absolut nichts aus ÷sterreich oder Deutschland gehŲrt. Was ist denn dein Problem? Hast du viel Round Up...
09-13-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 71,707
Posted By Pertplus

Seriously, how much bleach do you drink?

Seriously, how much bleach do you drink?
09-12-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 674
Posted By GEEWAGOON

Ban this guy and anyone who mentions the word "Hi...

Ban this guy and anyone who mentions the word "Hi - Bird" on the G forum:)
09-11-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 71,707
Posted By Pertplus

Have you ever, and I mean ever, written a...

Have you ever, and I mean ever, written a sentence with correct spelling? You write like you grew up under power lines.
09-11-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 71,707
Posted By Wassaby

:urock::rolf:

:urock::rolf:
09-11-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 71,707
Posted By DarrVao777

hes a nut job. Mbusa is going to offer 11% off...

hes a nut job. Mbusa is going to offer 11% off MSRP for a redesigned car that hasnít even hit the US market yet?

like you said, Iím all for a deal but getting bottom dollar isnít at the top of the...
08-17-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 273,963
Posted By Kobzarhomes

First drive down the street to a gas station and...

First drive down the street to a gas station and around the block 👍
...
12-05-2016, 07:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,298
Posted By helinomad

I ended up sizing up a size to 265/65 R18. I...

I ended up sizing up a size to 265/65 R18. I think it fills the wheel well a little better and had no side effects on ESP, handling, rubbing at full articulation, transmission shifting, or...
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