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05-30-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,200
Posted By Streamliner

Just think if you hit this pothole, or some other...

Just think if you hit this pothole, or some other road hazard, as you were on a family vacation, in the middle of Yellowstone National Park. IF, your $100K+ luxury car was properly equipped from the...
05-29-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,200
Posted By hyperion667

You can always count on this lot to help you out...

You can always count on this lot to help you out :y Sadly yes, the dealer you went to is greedy :( And potholes suck!
05-28-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,460
Posted By MB Marko

your in a ****ty position with money coming out...

your in a ****ty position with money coming out of your pocket see if you can do an engine swap to something else. I cant wait for my Benz engine to hit the ****ter to swap something with more power...
05-26-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,660
Posted By konigstiger

No, but my Pinto is :rolf: ;)

No, but my Pinto is :rolf: ;)
05-25-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,660
Posted By MBNUT1

Not that I condone her conduct, but was there any...

Not that I condone her conduct, but was there any element of specificity in her complaints? As you suggest based on her car there wasn't necessarily a wealth gap. For example I hate it when somebody...
05-24-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,660
Posted By MBNUT1

Hmm I think you are a little late for that...

Hmm I think you are a little late for that comment.


Places likes:
Is AOC driving a S Class yet!? LOL
Places likes:
If she stays in office for 4 more terms...... power corrupts. Absolute power...
05-23-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,660
Posted By MBNUT1

As has been amply demonstrated some folks brought...

As has been amply demonstrated some folks brought corruption to the office without the benefit of any previous terms..
05-23-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,660
Posted By bkdc

If she stays in office for 4 more terms...... ...

If she stays in office for 4 more terms...... power corrupts. Absolute power corrupts absolutely.
05-23-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,660
Posted By Utopia Texas

Is AOC driving a S Class yet!? LOL

Is AOC driving a S Class yet!? LOL
05-08-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,673
Posted By Streamliner

While that is certainly true for some folks, it...

While that is certainly true for some folks, it is totally unacceptable to others. I would much rather pay a little more and get exactly what I want, than live with a vehicle I wasnít thrilled with,...
05-02-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,660
Posted By absent

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

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1500x2000/da27cceb_48ee_48cb_8c51_de878106208f_9d6b85bdd2810e33e4e92b24ba5e55e48ed356dd.jpeg...
04-30-2019, 11:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,369
Posted By Moto_Guzzi

1-Main body strenght-Excellent 2-Paintjob-Super...

1-Main body strenght-Excellent
2-Paintjob-Super Excellent-I will miss this.
3-Interior=Excellent and uncluttered dash in black, road stands out in front of you.
4-How you limit the speed & view on...
04-29-2019, 12:01 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,660
Posted By Donnymac

If you want to get noticed, get something...

If you want to get noticed, get something unique........32 coupe, 5 window pickup or Ford GT......all USA.
04-27-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,660
Posted By Ronny G

I'll betcha most people don't know if the front...

I'll betcha most people don't know if the front or rear wheels drive their car...
04-26-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,660
Posted By Rockland

Everyone that will stop to look at the S65 knows...

Everyone that will stop to look at the S65 knows the difference.

And there is a reason for the V12 badging.
If someone didn't know the difference before, it will not take long for them to...
04-26-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,660
Posted By Prochambers

I get noticed because of the size of the S550...

I get noticed because of the size of the S550 automobile compared to many others vehicles on the road today! I really get noticed once I step out of the automobile and they see that my height matches...
04-26-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,660
Posted By 1bad540

Thats awesome.. when i was 1st dating my wife i...

Thats awesome.. when i was 1st dating my wife i made her drive my wrked to the balls corvette. Some penis in a 911 that thought his car was fast was revving the engine nxt to us...I told her to floor...
04-26-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,660
Posted By Utopia Texas

I assume how much a S Class is noticed is also...

I assume how much a S Class is noticed is also determined by where you live. Here in the Metropolitan Houston, Texas area we have 5 Mercedes Dealerships and seeing them on the road is quite common....
04-26-2019, 12:08 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,660
Posted By Nice Ride

Talking Mine gets noticed... ...

Mine gets noticed...
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04-25-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,660
Posted By Utopia Texas

No, Just my opinion gleened from others I discuss...

No, Just my opinion gleened from others I discuss automobiles with on a regular basis. Others may disagree but I believe the similarity in Mercedes current designs makes the line up look pretty...
04-25-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,224
Posted By places

Well that's a big part of it. MB has become a...

Well that's a big part of it. MB has become a marketing company selling tech first car second. The tech drives the car that drives the driver. Building off the legacy of what was at one time an...
04-22-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,719
Posted By MBS63AMG

I just went out to my garage and gave my 2017...

I just went out to my garage and gave my 2017 W222 a big hug.
04-22-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,224
Posted By Wolfman

The quality of the dealers and relationships with...

The quality of the dealers and relationships with sales and service defines the experience. This has little to do with brand unless companies (like Rolls Royce) make this a contractual requirement. ...
04-21-2019, 10:47 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,224
Posted By places

I have a great relationship with the dealer...

I have a great relationship with the dealer personnel. No appointment, I can literally pull up in the middle of the day give my SA the keys and get a loaner no problem. If I can't pick up the car the...
04-21-2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,224
Posted By Streamliner

It took me some time, but I finally found a good...

It took me some time, but I finally found a good Service Advisor and we are in sync. He knows that I am particular and he takes care of me. Appointments are made by email, an E Class or larger...
04-21-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,224
Posted By DABRONX

Mercedes used to build a car with the idea that...

Mercedes used to build a car with the idea that everything had to be the best with zero compromises. Anybody who had a 126 or 140 knows that the build quality was 2nd to none but Mercedes also was...
04-21-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,224
Posted By places

I think there are many people here like myself...

I think there are many people here like myself that value and care about the brand. We have demonstrated this through years of loyalty and lots of our hard earned dollars spent.

The MB of...
04-21-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,224
Posted By hyperion667

I'd also add, after configuring and receiving...

I'd also add, after configuring and receiving delivery of 4 cars in as many years, I was asked not to return to the dealer because of 'behavior'.....caused by the crappiest service you've ever...
04-21-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,224
Posted By places

MB should treat everyone well, but realize a...

MB should treat everyone well, but realize a substantial amount of higher line MB owners have owned and may own multiple MB products. Myself and my family have owned 16 MB's in the last 20 years or...
04-20-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,224
Posted By Streamliner

I think we are talking about a lot of different...

I think we are talking about a lot of different things here.

First of all, “Brand Dilution,” is different than “Luxury Experience Dilution.” If MB wants to sell Go-Karts, that’s fine by me, just...
04-20-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,224
Posted By hyperion667

What if they ran out of loaners and only had a...

What if they ran out of loaners and only had a rental from Enterprise? Like a Sentra or something? :)
04-20-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,224
Posted By MBNUT1

As superangrypengquin said above Mercedes...

As superangrypengquin said above Mercedes dealerships should treat all of their customers well. Not sure why you care if they can't differentiate your car from a C-Class. They are both nice looking...
04-20-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,224
Posted By hyperion667

I agree the cla looks really great, but build...

I agree the cla looks really great, but build quality it $%^%.....but damn if I don't a double take every time I see one lol
04-20-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,224
Posted By MBNUT1

Complete agreement

Complete agreement
04-20-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,224
Posted By MBS63AMG

Bentley comes to mind when you want exclusivity. ...

Bentley comes to mind when you want exclusivity. Back in 2006 when I owned a VW Phaeton W12, I went to Dresden to watch them build both cars in the same factory. Despite the irony of it all,...
04-20-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,224
Posted By places

Personally I have no problem if everyone could...

Personally I have no problem if everyone could afford an S or an E what have you. Ego has nothing to do with it. The issue I have is when certain parts in 140K vehicle are being shared with a 35K...
04-20-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,224
Posted By DABRONX

You would think they would learn from BMW whose...

You would think they would learn from BMW whose sales are down and most are citing a good amount of it is because the dizzying amount of models and sub models available that all look alike.


I...
04-20-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,224
Posted By Streamliner

With so many downscale models, the MB ownership...

With so many downscale models, the MB ownership experience is becoming diluted. Bring your $125K S Class in for service and you enter an arena full of much lesser vehicles and waiting rooms full of...
03-28-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,834
Posted By Wolfman

Keep it about cars and stop these dumb comments...

Keep it about cars and stop these dumb comments...
03-26-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,940
Posted By Streamliner

The spare is from a W221 S Class Sedan and I...

The spare is from a W221 S Class Sedan and I bought it on eBay. I had the dealer mount it on both front & rear and it fits. I bought my jack & tool kit also on eBay, from a supplier in Germany. I...
03-26-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 12,303
Posted By CJG

All I can say is, ďWTFĒ. What a waste. Good...

All I can say is, ďWTFĒ. What a waste.
Good info, though.
03-26-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,834
Posted By rnpalmer

How's that Russian collusion thing working out...

How's that Russian collusion thing working out for you? MAGA!!
03-25-2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,940
Posted By Streamliner

I came across this thread, so I thought I would...

I came across this thread, so I thought I would chime in.

Around 1998 or so, I was in my 1997 Lexus LS400, driving in fast, rush hour traffic, at night, on the infamous I405, going south through...
03-25-2019, 02:32 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 12,303
Posted By xsever

With all due respect to the OP, but since you did...

With all due respect to the OP, but since you did this willingly via procrastination and are posting about it, I really feel the same way like watching a child abuser. This is just soooo horrible and...
03-24-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 421
Posted By MB Marko

lol no worries I'm just contributing to the never...

lol no worries I'm just contributing to the never ending unless threads on this forum as of late. I don't see whats confusing about asking what the cost would be on a Mercedes and if anyone has done...
03-20-2019, 12:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,644
Posted By Wolfman

Closest thing I have to that is our Porsche...

Closest thing I have to that is our Porsche Design Toaster ;)
03-14-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,614
Posted By Just204

I think the w205 is not as good. The interior...

I think the w205 is not as good. The interior feels cheap compared to the w204. The seats are no where as comfortable as well. I also think they drive like junk, but most of the new cars out there...
03-10-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 390
Posted By Funkwagen

This is correct. The door handles are capacitive...

This is correct. The door handles are capacitive and since water is conductive, it'll act as a "hand" when you're washing the car since the keys are on the outside of the car. They're not sensitive...
03-04-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,101
Posted By 1bad540

Reading streamliners rants are what opted me to...

Reading streamliners rants are what opted me to remove my 221 spare when i traded it... LOL
03-03-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 762
Posted By Adi-Benz

Congrats, it looks great! - Welcome to the...

Congrats, it looks great!

- Welcome to the Stormtrooper Family -
02-20-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,183
Posted By lotuar

Catastrophic steering failure

I discovered this Canadian recall as I was searching the internet trying to find information regarding the catastrophic steering failure I'd just experienced in my W212.

We had just returned home...
02-16-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 841
Posted By Funkwagen

This happens to me a lot with the floating...

This happens to me a lot with the floating caliper design in salty winter ontario. It's corrosion and lack of lubrication where pads are supposed to slide freely on the mount. I made the mistake of...
02-15-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,330
Posted By Streamliner

Iíve done two market research surveys on the new...

Iíve done two market research surveys on the new S Class over the past 18 months or so and both times, the new S had the gigantic touch screens. The first time, the exterior looks of the car were...
02-11-2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,428
Posted By bkdc

My lead-footed Tesla P100D driving friend says...

My lead-footed Tesla P100D driving friend says that the best system available (if laser jamming is legal in your state or if you don't really care about the law) is the AL Priority System with Net...
02-10-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,183
Posted By Adi-Benz

I also participated in that thread, as a...

I also participated in that thread, as a prefacelift and have zero rust. My car sits outside and has been out there for at least 2 winters. Daily driver, salted every day. In fact, my black wheels...
02-05-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,369
Posted By Kelvin Bellrose

I love how when it's cold the heater doesn't blow...

I love how when it's cold the heater doesn't blow cold air. It waits for the temperature to come up before it will start to blow.
I would miss how the car wants to carve the corners as well. The...
02-05-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,369
Posted By Adi-Benz

Only the Canadians get those standard! Ha! I...

Only the Canadians get those standard! Ha!
I installed aftermarket camera and have fake lines (not on OEM screen, but mirror). I also agree about the pedal tapping.

My car battery died at work...
02-05-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,369
Posted By Alfadude

During the recent cold spell here last week when...

During the recent cold spell here last week when it was -20F for a couple days made me appreciate how well the car seems to be put together. Mine is 2012 and it have 91K miles. Even in that extreme...
02-05-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,369
Posted By C300CA

I will keep mine all the way... Bought it new...

I will keep mine all the way...
Bought it new and felt it was too firm compared to my other Japanese cars. More I drive it more I feel it is nearly perfect. I'd describe it is very comfortably firm,...
02-05-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,369
Posted By Adi-Benz

Pretty much everything you guys mentioned and...

Pretty much everything you guys mentioned and especially the driveability. Without it, all the others are useless imo. You can hop into many cars and just not feel the need to drive, not enjoy the...
02-04-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 619
Posted By xsever

I knew you'd have my back. Thanks for the...

I knew you'd have my back. Thanks for the accuracy.

Hahahaha good one! Amen.
02-04-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 619
Posted By Alfadude

What optional 302HP engine? If it is the 2013 or...

What optional 302HP engine? If it is the 2013 or newer C300 W204 it has the 3.5 liter 248HP engine. If it is the C350 then that same 3.5 liter engine puts out 302HP. There wasn't like some option...
02-04-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 619
Posted By Adi-Benz

Yes. And 228hp* :P

Yes. And 228hp* :P
01-28-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 530
Posted By Kelvin Bellrose

maybe quads?

maybe quads?
01-24-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,150
Posted By Katie22

It’s actually Mam. My husband is sir. Smiles....

It’s actually Mam. My husband is sir. Smiles. This girl has no issues turning a wrench. If jay leno owns an s class I would say he might change brakes.
01-24-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By Intha305

ok I havenít tried that one yet. I will do that

ok I havenít tried that one yet. I will do that
01-24-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,150
Posted By Streamliner

You sir, must be a member of a VERY exclusive...

You sir, must be a member of a VERY exclusive club. If it was possible to know, Id love to see the number of Maybach owners who change their own pads, let alone turn the rotors. You may be the ONLY...
01-24-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,150
Posted By Katie22

Yes that was part of the directions. Service mode...

Yes that was part of the directions. Service mode is accessed from either scan tool or the steering wheel as if your going to access the maintenance menues. I did take and stuff a car cover into the...
01-22-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 11,880
Posted By glj12

Thanks! Yes, I would prefer the more discreet...

Thanks! Yes, I would prefer the more discreet route as well. I think that I can make out all of the locations where you put in the D type seals, and just received mine in the mail today. I'll give it...
01-20-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 11,880
Posted By glj12

Hi superangrypenguin. This is a fascinating...

Hi superangrypenguin. This is a fascinating project and I really enjoyed reading the thread. I saw your last post with the pictures marking where you put the "rubber D type seals" on your car. My...
01-19-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,357
Posted By savagepete

Cars are going too far. We all still live on...

Cars are going too far. We all still live on earth. Stop with all these rocket ship looking cars.
01-18-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,357
Posted By Utopia Texas

Cannot wait for the 2025’s........ ...

Cannot wait for the 2025’s........
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/800x800/dd587d1e_444c_4be2_8975_c8b7fc79e801_8dc7ee90072d6c783f96f5e3cf4dbaaf1b4c6f86.jpeg
01-18-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,357
Posted By RJC

They did well early last year in JD Power but the...

They did well early last year in JD Power but the latest (10/18) CR report show the G90 is having...
01-18-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,208
Posted By C280 Sport

Nope! Get a C300 or C350. The performance is...

Nope! Get a C300 or C350. The performance is awful in the 250, the issues are as long as can be, the 250's are basic and I mean basic by MB standards, No 4Matic! The engine is awful and loud.
01-18-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,357
Posted By MBS63AMG

Agreed! And their sales are not doing well due to...

Agreed! And their sales are not doing well due to dealer network issues. Genesis however is a very well made car.

I also think the grille on the refreshed W221 was MB's best looking grille. The...
01-17-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,208
Posted By Adi-Benz

If you can do stuff youself, owning a benz isn't...

If you can do stuff youself, owning a benz isn't costly at all.

And, just throwing this out there in GENERAL, but nobody should buy tires from the dealership. The OEM ones aren't even the best for...
01-17-2019, 01:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,357
Posted By S550e

Considered and test drove a new 7 Series before I...

Considered and test drove a new 7 Series before I bought my S. Complete junk and awful interior. Salesman admitted the S interior is nicer but kept calling me back and begging for a sale. :rolf:
01-16-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By Just204

It wonít show on the printout. Itís data you...

It wonít show on the printout. Itís data you enter into the computer when your going to do the alignment. Iíd need someone with WIS to help on this Iím sure.
01-12-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,444
Posted By ltwargssf

I don't know what they are on about, I've always...

I don't know what they are on about, I've always used Mobil 1 on all my vehicles and they've all lasted over 200k miles with no engine problems. My C300 is a prime example, with almost 300k on the...
01-12-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By ltwargssf

Well more specifically, it has the be MB 325.0...

Well more specifically, it has the be MB 325.0 approved which Pentofrost NF is so you should be just fine.
01-12-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,107
Posted By wdimagineer

You can follow along on Instagram: jaronbrass ...

You can follow along on Instagram: jaronbrass

Iím known for my retrofits on BMW, VW, and Audi. This is my second Mercedes and the first Iíve tweaked.
01-11-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,327
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...
01-10-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,108
Posted By S63AMG888

OEM specs meaning it was manufactured under OEM...

OEM specs meaning it was manufactured under OEM specs. The manufacturer that manufactured these are one of many vendors Mercedes uses throughout Taiwan and China for none critical parts not like...
01-09-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 11,880
Posted By Tom in Austin

Just put in the D-ring seal today and yes, it...

Just put in the D-ring seal today and yes, it takes out some sound and makes the car nicer to drive. Of course, now I hear the drivetrain more and particularly the road noise on rough pavement (I...
01-09-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,444
Posted By Adi-Benz

RWD 7.5 AWD 8.5 Mobil-1 0W-40 I...

RWD 7.5
AWD 8.5

Mobil-1 0W-40

I don't use an extractor and get all done for like $50
01-09-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,535
Posted By stephos

One thing's for sure, next time I'm collecting my...

One thing's for sure, next time I'm collecting my car from the dealership following any sort of service, I'll be checking it thoroughly before driving away.
01-08-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,535
Posted By Lanzz

jhp, that would upset me a lot. But, things do...

jhp, that would upset me a lot. But, things do happen, and as long as the dealer stands up and takes care of things, it mitigates the pain a bit. Looks like you have non-metallic black, which...
01-08-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,473
Posted By rbrylaw

Oh my goo_ness!! I looked it up. Once seen and...

Oh my goo_ness!! I looked it up. Once seen and an image placed in one's head, it can't be unseen! LMAO
01-08-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,861
Posted By Doa

7" comes with the COMAND NTG4.5 5.8" comes with...

7" comes with the COMAND NTG4.5
5.8" comes with the audio 20/50 APS versions.
I'm not sure if the audio APS module supports the screen resolution for the 7"
01-06-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 7,665
Posted By Baekhyunn

Congrats on your new ride!

Congrats on your new ride!
01-05-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,473
Posted By rbrylaw

Polishing Wax is BAAAAAD. Especially if you have...

Polishing Wax is BAAAAAD. Especially if you have a ceramic coat. It will strip that coat and your investment right off the car. And contrary to what many do, dish washing soap is also bad. Use a...
01-05-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,473
Posted By rbrylaw

How OCD Are You? Let me name the ways........

Me: Hello, my name is Rod and I am utterly, totally, OCD
Room: Hi Rod

I have to admit that when I get a new car, I'm a bit obsessive. But this car has my Obsessiveness in hyper-drive. Simply...
01-05-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,208
Posted By hellsbells

C250

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/2014_c300_5811125856fc832ee580b0a96aba4e7e843fb398.jpg

I'd research C300. I just bought this 2014 C300 double sport package with...
01-05-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,208
Posted By timlippold

Go for a well maintained pre owned C300.

Go for a well maintained pre owned C300.
01-04-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,106
Posted By Ronin_Dax

I just hit 90k

I just hit 90k
01-03-2019, 01:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 998
Posted By ltwargssf

I recommend some Red Line fuel cleaner before...

I recommend some Red Line fuel cleaner before every oil change.

https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B000CPI5Z0/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1



I'm getting close too 300k on my 2008...
01-01-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,385
Posted By nycebo

I certainly have shared some of your sentiments,...

I certainly have shared some of your sentiments, except for the dodgy run flat tires which I gladly paid to replace.

I think buyer's remorse speaks more to our society as consumers influenced by...
01-01-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 11,880
Posted By stefcep

Yes it does. And that's where good NVH at...

Yes it does.

And that's where good NVH at the design stage comes in to stop the ingress of the noise from the asphalt to the wheel, to the suspension components, to the chassis and finally the...
01-01-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 11,880
Posted By stefcep

Its because the sound bounces off the hood and...

Its because the sound bounces off the hood and through the firewall.

I tested putting some engine bay sheets in front of the engine side firewall insulation behine the engine. I used this:
...
01-01-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 11,880
Posted By xsever

Now that I finally have my 2012 C300 4MATIC...

Now that I finally have my 2012 C300 4MATIC Sport, I can add some data points. I have the OEM 17" inch rims with Continental ContiProContact All-season tires which date back from 2012.

Engine off,...
12-05-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,588
Posted By 1bad540

You cant go wrong w any of these big body sedans,...

You cant go wrong w any of these big body sedans, all great cars. If you miss the s class bring me the audi for a day! I'll gladly swap for a few days!
12-04-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,225
Posted By hyperion667

An excellent choice! That's a TOUGH business!

An excellent choice! That's a TOUGH business!
12-04-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,225
Posted By absent

Very well, Thank you. Was very close to open...

Very well, Thank you.
Was very close to open her own restaurant (trained Chef) but I talked her out of it because of the Red Tape in Chicago.
12-04-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,225
Posted By hyperion667

Talking Yeah, she's good looking, but can she cook?

Yeah, she's good looking, but can she cook?
12-01-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By MB Marko

+1 lol a 50,000km oil interval.

+1 lol a 50,000km oil interval.
12-01-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,539
Posted By bob2011

They're both amazing cars to say the least, go...

They're both amazing cars to say the least, go and test drive them to get a feel!
12-01-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By dol4er

I thought the same when I saw it. I do not get it...

I thought the same when I saw it. I do not get it how people don't realize that cars require maintenance and annual service.
11-29-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,431
Posted By tkelley.EClass

savage

savage
11-27-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,719
Posted By hyperion667

OP, you should bill your city.

OP, you should bill your city.
11-24-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 622
Posted By Just204

snug them and then tighten just a bit more, OEM...

snug them and then tighten just a bit more, OEM pads come with new pad bolts that have lock tite on them so they should stay fine, they are not heavy duty and are one time use so some common sense...
11-23-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,878
Posted By S70Houston

Wow, you are way more patient and tolerant than I...

Wow, you are way more patient and tolerant than I am.
I would have insisted on speaking with a Manager and would have let the Manager know that I would reach out to MB of North America to inform...
11-21-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 622
Posted By ltwargssf

I have two jacks and always jack up each side so...

I have two jacks and always jack up each side so its leveled and easier to work on. If you only have one jack, its not necessary to turn the wheels but it does make it easier so just turn the wheel...
11-21-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 622
Posted By Adi-Benz

Yes. I don't have a lift but use the backup Jack...

Yes. I don't have a lift but use the backup Jack and do 1 side at a time. No need to turn wheels, as I've done both sides at once.
11-21-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 572
Posted By Adi-Benz

Every 10 times you use your windshield wiper...

Every 10 times you use your windshield wiper spray, the headlight spray activates. As far as I remember.

Price is reasonable. Maybe -1 or 2k imo.

If you are not liking it now, then don't...
11-21-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,420
Posted By rbrylaw

Welp.......Playing Devil's Advocate: MBUSA could...

Welp.......Playing Devil's Advocate: MBUSA could easily tell us the price for the fully functional system would have been more had it been available at the time of purchase and we paid less for a...
11-21-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 458
Posted By ltwargssf

I did try to clean it and left it in a solvent...

I did try to clean it and left it in a solvent all night and when I tried to rinse it, debris was still coming out. There's only two small holes so you can't even get to the inside to clean it...
11-20-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,786
Posted By aypues

FYI - the LS500 does have headlamp washers - in...

FYI - the LS500 does have headlamp washers - in the US anyway - available as an option:
COLD-WEATHER PACKAGE
(Standard with AWD)
Windshield wiper de-icer
Headlamp washers
Enhanced interior...
11-19-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By Adi-Benz

$800?!?! Man, I definitely have to bring our jeep...

$800?!?! Man, I definitely have to bring our jeep over there when its time to buy a new one so I can have one in Europe. Make use of that AWD in the mountains lol.

What company do you use?
11-19-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By xsever

Thanks! I've had 2 CLKs since 2013, but I've been...

Thanks! I've had 2 CLKs since 2013, but I've been active in the w204 forum ever since I started my search.
11-18-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,985
Posted By rbrylaw

He can't be in the US, as he has an E250, which...

He can't be in the US, as he has an E250, which is not sold in the US. So maybe his car has a feature like this, which we don't have here.
11-18-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,481
Posted By rbrylaw

Let's not turn this into an "I'm Right, You're...

Let's not turn this into an "I'm Right, You're Not" discussion.

ELW's are good for some and maybe not for others. It's really up to the individual if they feel the expense is justified and will...
11-16-2018, 01:56 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,588
Posted By lika1

Congrats on the new ride.....I have no doubt that...

Congrats on the new ride.....I have no doubt that you will love it! Looking forward to pics, pics, and more pics!
11-15-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,588
Posted By superpop

Enjoy the new ride. Post up some pics when you...

Enjoy the new ride. Post up some pics when you get the chance.
11-15-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,588
Posted By teksurv

Congrats on the decision, definitely looking...

Congrats on the decision, definitely looking forward to pics.
11-15-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 7,665
Posted By Alfadude

Congratulations! Hope it lives up to your...

Congratulations! Hope it lives up to your expectations. May all your years of ownership be carbon free!
11-15-2018, 01:42 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,588
Posted By Jason B

Def come back and post pics of the new car!!! We...

Def come back and post pics of the new car!!! We still want to see it. We aren't haters over here. Us Mercedes owners exude class :)
11-14-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,588
Posted By MBNUT1

Good luck and enjoy. Based on my 18 years of...

Good luck and enjoy. Based on my 18 years of ownership of my last Audi they build a fine car.
11-14-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 7,665
Posted By Adi-Benz

It will be sad to see you go! However I'm...

It will be sad to see you go!

However I'm sure you'll run out of threads in the Audi forums and pop back here every once in a while :)

Congrats on the car!
11-14-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 929
Posted By Adi-Benz

Yep everybody knows lol. Our cruise system...

Yep everybody knows lol.

Our cruise system is so well executed you could practically drive in the city with it.

Don't do that. Just sayin'
11-14-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 929
Posted By dol4er

Everybody knows it except you :rolf:

Everybody knows it except you :rolf:
11-14-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 929
Posted By xEryx

That's how it works :p

That's how it works :p
11-12-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,225
Posted By Wolfman

Correct. As it also was for the S-Class few years...

Correct. As it also was for the S-Class few years ago. So if the OP is considering a used S-Class, this may not be included either
11-12-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,225
Posted By teksurv

On the W213 it is an option.

On the W213 it is an option.
11-11-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,588
Posted By absent

I will be sorry to let it go, never babied the...

I will be sorry to let it go, never babied the car, have a very heavy foot and it saw north of 150 on numerous occasions, heavy braking frequently.
It would be on a 4th set of brakes by now without...
11-10-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,588
Posted By absent

S8 is 2016 (model 2017), had 2006 SL65, 2004 E55,...

S8 is 2016 (model 2017), had 2006 SL65, 2004 E55, 2005,2010, 2013, 2016 G55/63, 2011 S63, 2012 CLS63, 2014 E63, 2016 S63, 2015 S65 and many other brand cars.
11-09-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,588
Posted By Jason B

I bet I could FIX that if I get Sprint Booster to...

I bet I could FIX that if I get Sprint Booster to make one of their units for the 2019 A8. Which I probably can. It fixes that drive by wire hesitation and lag you can get with a lot of new model...
11-09-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,500
Posted By joeyb1000

This is a common problem for motorcycle riders...

This is a common problem for motorcycle riders where the seat foam is not supportive enough.

I solved the problem in my S450 by replacing the lower 1.5" of foam in the rear half of the seat...
11-08-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 457
Posted By Adi-Benz

And I sort of didn't like that. Because going...

And I sort of didn't like that. Because going from a C class to E class didn't necessarily mean more luxury anymore; it just meant bigger seats and more space.

I think the jump from C300 to C43 is...
11-08-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 457
Posted By Adi-Benz

Ah, then it wasn't you. I always think to myself...

Ah, then it wasn't you. I always think to myself "Hey, what if that's Alfa" as I pass by a C class lol. I take 94/43 to get to Waukesha.

Also I LOVE the MY19 C-class models. Have also heard...
11-07-2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,500
Posted By wilfie

Another bad back here, The first thing I do on...

Another bad back here,
The first thing I do on any car is run the seat adjustments through the full range to make sure they adjust properly. Have had a S Class with partial failures.
Then I adjust...
11-07-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 457
Posted By Alfadude

In my case, I KNOW it is stupid and will most...

In my case, I KNOW it is stupid and will most likely cost me more in upkeep, but when you are smitten....you're smitten. I am looking for a 2015-2016 Maserati Ghibli SQ4.The shop where I take my car...
11-06-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,786
Posted By DanW222

Cool 2018 S560 Likes, Dislikes and Issues after 5 months ownership

Hi Members

Finally I found the time to create an account here and stopped just following.
Owning a couple of BMW 7-Series over the past years, I had chosen to switch brand after BMW frustrated me...
11-06-2018, 12:45 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,588
Posted By Wolfman

It seems obvious to me that you are overthinking...

It seems obvious to me that you are overthinking this selection process and propose an easy solution.

Do not buy either car. Lease one for a 2 year period.
Itís not a significant cost and it...
11-05-2018, 10:33 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,588
Posted By teksurv

Sure thing. Being it is my opinion, take it for...

Sure thing. Being it is my opinion, take it for what it's worth. I feel the S class looks a bit better on the exterior. I also feel that when you spend this kind of money, it should "feel special."...
11-05-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,588
Posted By teksurv

One last point, and since it's not 100% relevant...

One last point, and since it's not 100% relevant I'll be brief, The D3 facelift is my favorite A/S8, IT had road presence. D4 and now even more D5, not so much. Both D5 and W222 have really large...
11-05-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,588
Posted By teksurv

I read it, I liked it. I usually head to...

I read it, I liked it. I usually head to Audizine.com instead, but that is more of a sport oriented site. I know it's my opinion, but I'd be choosing between the S class and 7 series, where here in...
11-05-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,588
Posted By Rockland

I finally looked at the Audi A8 last week, but...

I finally looked at the Audi A8 last week, but Its appearance did not excite me. While appearance is subjective, I do find the S Class to be much more luxurious feeling and inviting. I am sure...
11-05-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 915
Posted By West_Coaster

Let me fix that for you.... "When life hands...

Let me fix that for you....

"When life hands you lemons, find someone that live gave Vodka to and have a party"
11-04-2018, 11:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,896
Posted By ltwargssf

Good to hear about the MB DI engine not having...

Good to hear about the MB DI engine not having excessive carbon issue, now Im really considering a face lift c350.



I never said 204/212 were issue free but compared to what mercedes were doing...
11-04-2018, 11:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,896
Posted By ItalianJoe1

The DI stuff, you guys are chasing a problem that...

The DI stuff, you guys are chasing a problem that doesn't exist. In the BMW/Audi world it's accepted that you have to walnut blast the valves every 40k miles. We have MB engines with 100k+ miles on...
11-04-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,896
Posted By ltwargssf

https://www.motor1.com/news/251547/nissan-daimler-...

https://www.motor1.com/news/251547/nissan-daimler-halts-development/

Here's an article. The CLA's have their engines built by Nissan. The GLA is basicly a QX50 and in europe, the so called...
11-04-2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,896
Posted By ltwargssf

Haha, perfect car for me would be one I design...

Haha, perfect car for me would be one I design myself, take little bits of designs from each car brand to make a perfect car. Honestly I'm not surprised about the quality in the new S class. I don't...
11-04-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,896
Posted By ltwargssf

That sounds like a good plan but personally, I...

That sounds like a good plan but personally, I would add some sort of cleaner through the intake before every few oil change. I've seen to many video and results with this method and it makes sense,...
11-04-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,896
Posted By ltwargssf

Perhaps its better then a lot of other direct...

Perhaps its better then a lot of other direct injection designs but if you don't have a port injection system, there is no getting away from carbon build up eventually affecting performance and...
11-04-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,896
Posted By ltwargssf

Thanks for the input, like everyone says, the...

Thanks for the input, like everyone says, the m276 seems to have the fewest issues with carbon deposits but they are still relatively new. Highest mileage m276 for sale here has 160 000km so im...
11-04-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,896
Posted By ItalianJoe1

Has not been an issue yet even on the higer...

Has not been an issue yet even on the higer mileage engines we pull apart for various reasons. Yes some of the valves don't look clean like a port-injected engine, but MB doesn't have nearly the...
11-04-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By Top_Speed1

Talking It followed me home, I had to keep it!

Howdy howdy howdy...

My first MB car!. I’ve owned a MB 33K GVW commercial truck, but now I guess you can now say I’ve downsized ;)

i shopped for about a Month, mostly Internet peeping. I inked...
11-04-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 109,503
Posted By teksurv

For one of.many reasons, transmission flushes are...

For one of.many reasons, transmission flushes are not recommended in some cases because particulates/debris may become dislodged, clogging the transmission along the way. I've heard both sides of...
11-04-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,773
Posted By SteveE400

I have only experienced the Burmester system in...

I have only experienced the Burmester system in loaners, but I am quite used to the HK in the W212, as well as the Mark Levinson in the Lexus LS models. I find the bass on the Burmester (non-3D)...
11-04-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By rbrylaw

I think we're talking about the same thing. I...

I think we're talking about the same thing. I honestly don't know what Canada permits or doesn't. But in the US, the ability to able or disable individual led lights in the US cars other than High...
11-04-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By teksurv

I agree on the MB Canada photo. North American...

I agree on the MB Canada photo. North American ILS systems have, at least til now been automatic gradient changes between low and high beams. We have the individual LEDs, but not the logic to...
11-04-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,118
Posted By rbrylaw

Thanks. Truth be told, I'm not huge fan of brown,...

Thanks. Truth be told, I'm not huge fan of brown, but I just knew the Nut Brown leather and the Natural Ash wood would be such a great combination. I've had black interiors a lot and really wanted to...
11-04-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,896
Posted By teksurv

The interesting thing is you are contemplating...

The interesting thing is you are contemplating going from a compact, nimble and relatively speaking simplistic car (<-- a good thing in terms of reliability) to one that is very large (even SWB) and...
11-04-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,636
Posted By teksurv

My advice is to get an exclusionary policy. The...

My advice is to get an exclusionary policy. The forum member in this thread has offered some good advice, perhaps they can help:...
11-04-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,431
Posted By Utopia Texas

This would be a great opportunity for MB to...

This would be a great opportunity for MB to market their own branded trunk tape price determined by type of Mercedes. C Class tape starting at $200 per roll up to S Class tape at $500 per roll....
11-03-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,431
Posted By Utopia Texas

At least MB had the foresight not to include a...

At least MB had the foresight not to include a spare tire that could be stolen out of a open trunk....
11-03-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,310
Posted By Utopia Texas

My portfolio is doing better than their return...

My portfolio is doing better than their return but looks interesting. Maybe if you invested enough you would get some political pull with MB for a larger trunk and a real spare tire! :)...
11-03-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,896
Posted By teksurv

Yeah, loved the A4, Audi bought it back, shocker...

Yeah, loved the A4, Audi bought it back, shocker right?. Like you I like Audi, but I haven't bought one since. My 204 was flawless and an absolute tank.

[QUOTE=superangrypenguin;7593587]The latter...
11-02-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 395
Posted By Adi-Benz

I'm assuming this thread got moved to the correct...

I'm assuming this thread got moved to the correct section by mods; although I'm suprised that so much of the community can't tell the difference between model years.

I've already interrupted one...
11-02-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 399
Posted By Kelvin Bellrose

I went to the wand wash like a peasent and washed...

I went to the wand wash like a peasent and washed it myself. I think I understand what the problem was. I must have had the fob in my pocket and the car was just trying to follow orders to lock...
11-02-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 399
Posted By Alfadude

Might not even be projected capacitive technology...

Might not even be projected capacitive technology in there, but if you can get it act funky have fun. Might want to try pouring salt water and/or blood on it. Those are very conductive. Maybe you...
10-30-2018, 11:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,617
Posted By Streamliner

I had a new Rolls-Royce in 1987. One night,...

I had a new Rolls-Royce in 1987. One night, while out late, I had to stop for gas. I mistakenly left the gas cap on the gas pump and did not discover it until the next day. I went to the RR...
10-30-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,070
Posted By Streamliner

This is one area where Lexus KILLS MB. If they...

This is one area where Lexus KILLS MB. If they would just do away with the ďopen from either sideĒ feature and let the top simply open upward, they could put a movable tray in there, as Lexus does,...
10-30-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,550
Posted By jumpman726

One thing that I didn't see anybody mention is...

One thing that I didn't see anybody mention is that a RFT is more prone to getting a puncture, excessive road noise, and faster tread wear than a standard tire because of the harder compound and...
10-29-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By white46

Really?

Really?
10-29-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,617
Posted By ItalianJoe1

The M285 engine in that car is the same...

The M285 engine in that car is the same mechanically as an M275 but I'm not a parts guy, I don't know if they are cataloged differently and more expensive, I'd have to look it up case by case and see.
10-29-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By ChazThePhoenix

we used to say RTFM ...Read The F___ Manual

we used to say RTFM ...Read The F___ Manual
10-28-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,184
Posted By 400ixl

Typing everything in capitals is seen as SHOUTING...

Typing everything in capitals is seen as SHOUTING and is very difficult to read for other people.

Do the tyres lose 2 PSI everyday, or just the first day, and on all 4 wheels? So on day 2 they...
10-28-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,450
Posted By riamga

MB, the choirboys of the auto industry

The only difference between Audi (VW) and
MB is that all the oily things MB has done over the years, havenít been found out yet.
But if you do some homework youíll find out that MB did the same...
10-28-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,184
Posted By ua549

Stop shouting. Lower case is sufficient.

Stop shouting. Lower case is sufficient.
10-27-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,447
Posted By hyperion667

Thumbs up You sell insurance? I'll bet you're fun at...

You sell insurance? I'll bet you're fun at parties :rolf:

Also, just wondering what you're doing here? I see no Mercedes Benz cars on you user profile......did you used to have one? Plan on...
10-27-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,447
Posted By hyperion667

My god, here we go again............. Leave...

My god, here we go again.............

Leave the man alone for Odin's sake! He likes to post and ask questions!! WTF is the big deal here? LOL


:smash::slap:
10-27-2018, 03:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,617
Posted By BenzV12

Audi's present Der Neuer A8 is offering the best...

Audi's present Der Neuer A8 is offering the best interior , Rolls Royce is unerringly offering the best craftmanship but interior wise from door panels to the design of the buttons Audi is nicer car...
10-27-2018, 02:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By konigstiger

Attached bulletin "may" apply.

Attached bulletin "may" apply.
10-26-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,447
Posted By Utopia Texas

I Bluetooth everything through my hearing aids...

I Bluetooth everything through my hearing aids when I am driving so I could care less how many speakers are in the car. Unfortunately $6400.00. Sound quality for me is superior to external speakers...
10-26-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 844
Posted By emilner

No- it isn't wireless (surprising since my 2017 7...

No- it isn't wireless (surprising since my 2017 7 has wireless)
10-26-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,008
Posted By kath00

So sorry to hear that some of you are still...

So sorry to hear that some of you are still waiting (Cabs especially, ugh!!!). What torture.

I am really liking my new car. It drives great and is very comfortable and looks beautiful.

BUT,...
10-26-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,573
Posted By lensjack

Yow! Can't unsee that! :-) I hope you didn't...

Yow! Can't unsee that! :-)

I hope you didn't choose your handle based on personal experience.
10-26-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,573
Posted By Cao Black

If you look up angrypenguin in the...

If you look up angrypenguin in the (urban)dictionary you'll see picture of... 🤔

Ladies = #metoo
Gents = 🚫waddling
Proving, despite opinions to the contrary, there still is a gender difference....
10-26-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By rbrylaw

Here's an interesting article on this subject: ...

Here's an interesting article on this subject: https://www.roadandtrack.com/new-cars/car-technology/news/a31366/mercedes-benz-m256-inline-six/
10-26-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,617
Posted By MBS63AMG

Your current car, a Porsche Pan, an Audi A8, or a...

Your current car, a Porsche Pan, an Audi A8, or a BMW 7 are the best cars out there you can get without stepping into the realm of being chauffeured. The BMW 7 is the worst depreciating of the cars...
10-25-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,450
Posted By wdimagineer

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

I'm extremely biased having previously led the teams that built all of the current and next-gen Audi MMI technologies. Despite my allegiance, I have an E63S Wagon on order, solely as a **** you to my...
10-25-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 918
Posted By wdimagineer

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

No. NHTSA proposed the change but public comment is open until December. If FMVSS 108 is amended it won't become regulation until sometime in 2019 or 2020. Even then, the US could implement standards...
10-25-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,603
Posted By teksurv

My first Mercedes was a W204 C class. I loved...

My first Mercedes was a W204 C class. I loved that car, it was a little tank. The 205 cars I have received as loaners (not well equipped) were nothing special, I agree. As 204 was to 221, 205 is to...
10-24-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,588
Posted By MTrauman

SuperAngryPenguin, Here is what I know or...

SuperAngryPenguin,

Here is what I know or found:Why do many cars have the steering wheel off center compared to the driver's seat, and tilted away slightly on the door side?Paul McNamara...
10-24-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,588
Posted By Jan AMG

Many years ago, I sold our (family member's car)...

Many years ago, I sold our (family member's car) Nissan Almera because the driving position was SO MUCH Offset you had to twist like a Yogi master.

I don't understand how can even the most basic...
10-24-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,588
Posted By teksurv

In any case, if a cars seating position caused me...

In any case, if a cars seating position caused me pain, I would not consider it. I get your point on the pros and cons between both. I would suggest an extended test drive of both cars and look...
10-23-2018, 03:20 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,588
Posted By BenzV12

I think I would pick the W222 albeit Audi A8's...

I think I would pick the W222 albeit Audi A8's interior is fantastic and render both its rivals look so dull to me . Audi A8's grill is not getting any fancy of me either so I don't fancy such a...
10-23-2018, 12:48 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,588
Posted By stever500

All I had to do was sit in and look at each car...

All I had to do was sit in and look at each car at the dealership. It wasn't even close. The Audi simply didn't look like it would be a car for me... that was out. The BMW is my heart, I've owned...
10-22-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 22,100
Posted By rbrylaw

LOL.........Anticipation is often the most fun...

LOL.........Anticipation is often the most fun part of getting a new car! And I will get a grip, when I can finally wrap my grubby fingers around that Napa Leather steering wheel!
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