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05-29-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 656
Posted By roadkillrob

Yep that sounds normal to me too, injectors.

Yep that sounds normal to me too, injectors.
05-26-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,308
Posted By roadkillrob

I would be pretty afraid of that car, seems like...

I would be pretty afraid of that car, seems like lots of BS in that ad.

Brembo's come on the car, unless he replaced the excellent stock brakes with basically the same, but guessing he is just...
05-14-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,183
Posted By roadkillrob

I would agree almost 10k high, I paid 48k 17...

I would agree almost 10k high, I paid 48k 17 months ago for basically the same car, sedan which does bring a little more money as they are much harder to find, 30k miles, loaded, has all the same...
04-17-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 290
Posted By roadkillrob

You may have been fine last time as your state...

You may have been fine last time as your state allows one not ready, so if the 02 was not ready but everything else was it would have passed fine.

If it is turned off in the tune, from what I...
04-10-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 325
Posted By roadkillrob

I used these guys to update my maps last year,...

I used these guys to update my maps last year, worked perfectly on my 2014 C63 W204, they will send you a link to download the map to a USB drive (or you can buy the usb drive from them pre-loaded)...
04-03-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By roadkillrob

Also depends if you have a limited slip - if you...

Also depends if you have a limited slip - if you don't have a limited slip there is no recommended change at any mileage - if you have the Limited Slip, then at 2k miles then every 40k miles.

If...
03-26-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 461
Posted By roadkillrob

That is brilliant powdercoat them rust color and...

That is brilliant powdercoat them rust color and then they never (or always) look rusty.
03-15-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By roadkillrob

507 had illuminated AMG door sills as an option...

507 had illuminated AMG door sills as an option on the sedan, I have them in mine, it was a VPC installed option 120, so they just added them after the car was built and no coding was required -...
03-12-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 827
Posted By roadkillrob

Seems legit, 1 post and a whats app number!

Seems legit, 1 post and a whats app number!
03-02-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By roadkillrob

I actually just chatted with the guys at the link...

I actually just chatted with the guys at the link above, as I want to do this and not pay the dealer - they checked and have the version for my car (2014 C63) so should be good 12-15 and is $130 for...
03-02-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By roadkillrob

2012 and newer needs a key generated off your Vin...

2012 and newer needs a key generated off your Vin to install guessing that is why all the ebay ones stop at 2011 as before 2012 it would just install I think.

Looks like this place can do it,...
02-10-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,962
Posted By roadkillrob

Mikes is a nice bolt in removable piece which...

Mikes is a nice bolt in removable piece which comes with a bit of a price. It only requires one cut and comes with a clamp for that pipe, the other 3 connections use the factory connections and...
02-06-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 846
Posted By roadkillrob

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

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0288_43f8b5f33f0ebecc14f3052ae1c0424fbfcb8057.jpg
Just got mine too (well about 2 months ago and never posted). MA is slow but...
02-06-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 549
Posted By roadkillrob

Unless you are a lead foot with the traction...

Unless you are a lead foot with the traction control on, then it uses the rears to stop the tires from spinning and will wear the rears pretty quick, but in normal driving your fronts are doing all...
02-05-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,407
Posted By roadkillrob

these? ...

these?

https://www.ecstuning.com/b-genuine-mercedes-benz-parts/bracket/2048850141/
https://www.ecstuning.com/b-genuine-mercedes-benz-parts/bracket/2048850041/
02-02-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,126
Posted By roadkillrob

yes a 507 optioned car is P61 grand edition and...

yes a 507 optioned car is P61 grand edition and that option code includes the 507 bits in one option so you won’t see a lot of stuff listed independently.
01-25-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 892
Posted By roadkillrob

I think your analysis is spot on, like others...

I think your analysis is spot on, like others have said, the transmissions are both very reliable, MCT is more desirable in my book, but really neither shift terribly fast compared to the...
01-21-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 91,957
Posted By roadkillrob

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

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/480x640/builder_a812662ad62bbfbe521bc8d8f7ccb0a2a54ec94b.jpg
Apparently 2 guys with that name are AMG master mechanics, signature is different...
12-19-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By roadkillrob

https://nemigaparts.com/cat_spares/epc/mercedes/1/...

https://nemigaparts.com/cat_spares/epc/mercedes/1/fg/204277/62q/88/135/080PLATE
PROXIMITY-CONTROLLED CRUISE CONTROL001A 20 788 800 11 ...
11-19-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 767
Posted By roadkillrob

You should just cut your losses and sign up for a...

You should just cut your losses and sign up for a new account at this point.
11-13-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,394
Posted By roadkillrob

Ya don't watch it, taking out an opinions or...

Ya don't watch it, taking out an opinions or feelings on the stupidity of doing what he is doing, the video just straight up sucks and is a waste of time to watch and the guy can barely even spin his...
11-05-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,121
Posted By roadkillrob

All the C63 rotors are interchangeable so the 1...

All the C63 rotors are interchangeable so the 1 piece, co cast or true 2 piece all fit, so those Zimmermans should be fine and certainly are the cheapest decent option if you are just daily driving.
11-04-2018, 06:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,121
Posted By roadkillrob

So if you look up on EPC (realoem.com if you want...

So if you look up on EPC (realoem.com if you want to look yourself) the 2012 E63 and the 2012 C63 have the same front rotor part number. All year W204 C63 brake disks are interchangeable, so that...
11-03-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 653
Posted By roadkillrob

Well if it is just one tire that is wearing oddly...

Well if it is just one tire that is wearing oddly and the wear is related to the camber being out, then it usually indicates something is bent or damage and would need replaced like a control arm.
10-24-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,026
Posted By roadkillrob

I feel like it is common knowledge also and I...

I feel like it is common knowledge also and I don't think the cold start delete will help much. I paid eurocharged for the cold start delete but didn't get what I expected as it was poorly explained...
10-20-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 889
Posted By roadkillrob

507 is a bit special, a little more HP over a P31...

507 is a bit special, a little more HP over a P31 and some cosmetics (stripe is a bit love it or hate it), nicest part of the package in my book is the forged wheels, the black series hood with vents...
10-18-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,152
Posted By roadkillrob

It is your car, ruin it however you feel fit!

It is your car, ruin it however you feel fit!
09-30-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 933
Posted By roadkillrob

Here is the DIY kit US pricing $145...

Here is the DIY kit US pricing $145 https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/mercedes-722-9-transmission-service-kit-liqui-moly-7229late

If you want genuine Merc Blue Oil it is $4 more per liter, so would...
09-18-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 386
Posted By roadkillrob

Answer is mostly no it did not. Sedan...

Answer is mostly no it did not.

Sedan Edition 1 was cosmetic, same HP as standard car.
Coupe Edition 1 included the AMG development package and a few more thanks that the sedan got (and was also...
09-13-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,978
Posted By roadkillrob

This is what I like about it, the stock logo is...

This is what I like about it, the stock logo is not readable, the 6.3 is nice and clean and it was used on non black series models also like the SLS, nice and clean looking.
09-12-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 860
Posted By roadkillrob

They would be too wide for the front rims I...

They would be too wide for the front rims I think.

I ran my old S4 wheels and tires on my previous C63 (2013) and they worked not bad, was 245/40/18 all the way round yours will be slightly...
09-08-2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,598
Posted By roadkillrob

So what part of the post immediately before yours...

So what part of the post immediately before yours that clearly says he sold them to someone in Thailand just over 3 years ago did you not understand when you posted this question?
09-06-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 865
Posted By roadkillrob

There is a pending recall on the recall letter...

There is a pending recall on the recall letter but no eta yet :)
09-04-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,312
Posted By roadkillrob

https://mbworld.org/forums/c63-amg-w204/660299-sea...

https://mbworld.org/forums/c63-amg-w204/660299-seats-lumbar-problem-again.html
https://mbworld.org/forums/c63-amg-w204/663558-fuse-56-keeps-blowing-out-seat-bolster.html
08-21-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,898
Posted By roadkillrob

Meanwhile 4 years later post.

Meanwhile 4 years later post.
06-15-2018, 06:11 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 15,015
Posted By roadkillrob

Yes you can just use your normal filters, no...

Yes you can just use your normal filters, no difference in the filter between airboxes.
05-29-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 904
Posted By roadkillrob

they all show as p30 in the vin decode for all...

they all show as p30 in the vin decode for all years
05-28-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 904
Posted By roadkillrob

Not the same, the P30/P31 units are a little...

Not the same, the P30/P31 units are a little lighter and most people call them 1.5 piece rotors as they are not true 2 piece rotors. If it was my money, would just get the regular C63 rotors, fit...
05-20-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,835
Posted By roadkillrob

You guys should all be embarrassed driving your...

You guys should all be embarrassed driving your car to get good fuel economy - I personally have never seen over 17mpg, getting good fuel economy and wearing out the rear tires just don't mix.
05-05-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,162
Posted By roadkillrob

Order them quick, we basically run them out of...

Order them quick, we basically run them out of stock from the forum every-time they get some.

Pelican Parts is 32 so also not a bad deal...
04-14-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 379
Posted By roadkillrob

This one looks very nice...

This one looks very nice https://mbworld.org/forums/c63-amg-w204/704535-2014-c63-amg-edition-507-sedan-value.html
04-14-2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 794
Posted By roadkillrob

If this helps, I bought a 14 507 sedan in January...

If this helps, I bought a 14 507 sedan in January (they are hard to find, way less made than coupes - lots of people looking it the first day it was at the dealer).

It had 30k miles, was CPO which...
04-13-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,563
Posted By roadkillrob

That is a great point, always check the tire you...

That is a great point, always check the tire you are looking to put on the car as even the same size tire may have different max and min widths - the Michelin PS4S for instance in 245/35/19 is 8-9.5"...
04-13-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,563
Posted By roadkillrob

It's not an AWD car so variation front to rear is...

It's not an AWD car so variation front to rear is less impactful but if there is too much difference, the ABS and stability control can throw a light.

The general number I have seen thrown around...
04-08-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 488
Posted By roadkillrob

Coupe is only 167 pounds more than the sedan. ...

Coupe is only 167 pounds more than the sedan.

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/796x402/weights_b7af06e71896c71a5e90e75ab2c733ed79ee5596.png
03-21-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By roadkillrob

Location would help as options varied by region -...

Location would help as options varied by region - it is basically the last of the best, so really most of the issues have been addressed that early cars experienced, so not much to look out for on...
03-19-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,789
Posted By roadkillrob

So if it is a couple it came with P31 package,...

So if it is a couple it came with P31 package, sedan did not apparently but could be added as a standalone option, so sedan you would have to look for the option to be added.
...
03-17-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,558
Posted By roadkillrob

Found this from Pierburg ...

Found this from Pierburg
https://cdn2.ms-motorservice.com/fileadmin/media/MAM/PDF_Assets/Pierburg-productnews-012018-Passenger-Cars_1080623.pdf
It shows the mercedes part numbers (it is hard to...
03-17-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,558
Posted By roadkillrob

this seems to be the part # 000-140-71-85...

this seems to be the part # 000-140-71-85...
03-08-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,736
Posted By roadkillrob

Depends on your year, but FL cars look like this...

Depends on your year, but FL cars look like this - even on their website under all the emblems for sale, the picture of the first car with the emblem has this emblem even though they don't sell it.
...
03-07-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,736
Posted By roadkillrob

Those look pretty nice, only issue is they have...

Those look pretty nice, only issue is they have the wrong A in their AMG badges which is a bummer.
02-21-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 601
Posted By roadkillrob

Looks great, awesome that the belts bolted in -...

Looks great, awesome that the belts bolted in - pretty sure you are a pioneer putting the red FL belt part numbers into a PFL and all looks great with that wheel you picked up!
02-04-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,281
Posted By roadkillrob

I am not sure from your description but it sounds...

I am not sure from your description but it sounds a bit like you are looking for the bolts for the 3 clamps that hold the secondary cat's in, if so they are not sold separately, you have to buy the...
01-31-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,808
Posted By roadkillrob

Sold my C63 but...

Bought a 507 - sold all my mods, keeping the 507 totally stock (I may have said this before and failed, but really this time!)

2014 Polar white, designo white/black interior every option except...
01-23-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,946
Posted By roadkillrob

Ok geniuses good job replying to a 6 year old...

Ok geniuses good job replying to a 6 year old thread - thanks for bring that back from the dead, he was looking at a CPO 2009 W204 in 2012.

Also, the AutoVlog guy is a retard and drove through too...
01-21-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,990
Posted By roadkillrob

Those axle boots look pretty normal, no rips or...

Those axle boots look pretty normal, no rips or tears or grease leaking - the flaking layer of stuff is normal, mine look like yours.

Have you checked the drive shaft especially the center support...
01-14-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 13,950
Posted By roadkillrob

Lame ass open diff burnout too, one tire fire/one...

Lame ass open diff burnout too, one tire fire/one wheel peel!

Get an LSD when you are out of prison.
01-13-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 398
Posted By roadkillrob

Searching around the internet, seems it might be...

Searching around the internet, seems it might be a press/demo vehicle that they loan out to magazines etc for testing - if that is true, I would run away from it.
01-08-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By roadkillrob

P30 is the P31 AMG development package (option is...

P30 is the P31 AMG development package (option is always P30 but they call it P31 on the facelift cars) It includes the following and yes 471 is the LSD

Increase HP to 481 (code 923)
*Light...
01-04-2018, 07:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,827
Posted By roadkillrob

You got screwed by photobucket, you may want to...

You got screwed by photobucket, you may want to use a different service for your photos, photobuck screwed all their users last year!
12-01-2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,586
Posted By roadkillrob

I have these on my car and they look so much...

I have these on my car and they look so much better in my book, the factory regular emblem isn't readable to me, so just looks a bit like a fake fender grill as far as I am concerned.

This is very...
11-19-2017, 03:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 859
Posted By roadkillrob

Lots of people do it without issue, answer is a...

Lots of people do it without issue, answer is a bit german you got, but 507 basically weighs the same, makes a bit more power, not like it is 100 more or twice as much and not like you drive on the...
11-12-2017, 08:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,877
Posted By roadkillrob

For those of you on the east coast, I have used...

For those of you on the east coast, I have used these guys in the past and they do good work and are pretty cheap - $130 for a set of 8.

http://www.hurstinjectorservice.com/
11-12-2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 40,333
Posted By roadkillrob

Post your VIN here...

Post your VIN here https://mbworld.org/forums/c63-amg-w204/430117-c63-vin-decode.html
11-10-2017, 03:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,635
Posted By roadkillrob

Be happy to just see some nice pictures if you...

Be happy to just see some nice pictures if you pick something up!
11-10-2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,635
Posted By roadkillrob

https://www.autotrader.com/cars-for-sale/vehiclede...

https://www.autotrader.com/cars-for-sale/vehicledetails.xhtml?listingId=461552450&zip=01801&referrer=%2Fcars-for-sale%2Fsearchresults.xhtml%3Fzip%3D01801%26startYear%3D2012%26sortBy%3DderivedpriceDESC...
11-05-2017, 05:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,127
Posted By roadkillrob

Total clickbate dissapointing thread, I will give...

Total clickbate dissapointing thread, I will give no answer.
11-01-2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,014
Posted By roadkillrob

It is an emission item actually to help with fuel...

It is an emission item actually to help with fuel vapor removal
10-30-2017, 08:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 968
Posted By roadkillrob

I miss the days when people thought first and...

I miss the days when people thought first and then typed second.
10-27-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,756
Posted By roadkillrob

Thanks, I thought they looked like the UPD ones...

Thanks, I thought they looked like the UPD ones which are made in the US and have a good reputation for quality didn't realize it was you guys when I saw your username, just realized reading it in...
10-24-2017, 08:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,422
Posted By roadkillrob

It looks like it is time to dye, the topcoat has...

It looks like it is time to dye, the topcoat has just worn out of the cracking area, it is like when you bend a piece of metal back and forth enough it will start to weaken the die and eventually...
10-22-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,403
Posted By roadkillrob

Ya that part number is wrong, you need...

Ya that part number is wrong, you need 159-016-00-21, 159-016-01-21, 159-016-02-21, in the link Mort put up, you need 2 of #16 in the picture, if you look they list 16 twice with a left and a right...
10-22-2017, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 760
Posted By roadkillrob

It it was me, I would too much work and expense...

It it was me, I would too much work and expense to put them on and then have issues. I would also have them plained flat after, the finish pretty rough anyway and all the welding may warp them...
10-22-2017, 09:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,403
Posted By roadkillrob

How many miles on it? I would probably just...

How many miles on it?

I would probably just do both, it will be a little cheaper to do both at the same time over doing one side then the other and it is likely that they are drying out from age...
10-21-2017, 02:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,403
Posted By roadkillrob

My opinion is that there are 2 ways to fix...

My opinion is that there are 2 ways to fix something.

1. The right way
2. The other way (ie wrong way) Pour of bottle of something into your car that makes claims to fix something cheap and easy.
10-18-2017, 06:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,585
Posted By roadkillrob

Those are so nice in silver, can't wait to see...

Those are so nice in silver, can't wait to see them on the car!
09-16-2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 33,257
Posted By roadkillrob

Certainly the motor does not need to come up,...

Certainly the motor does not need to come up, while true that there is not enough clearance to get the heads onto the studs after the studs are installed, ARP recommends installing the heads first...
09-10-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 612
Posted By roadkillrob

Ya that is a bit suspicious, they would not pull...

Ya that is a bit suspicious, they would not pull it from the list of cars for sale if it just needed a bit of service for a day - they are doing something much more major if they need to pull it off...
08-29-2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 24,579
Posted By roadkillrob

Mine did this, it did all the updates and wiped...

Mine did this, it did all the updates and wiped itself, I had to re-read the car again to be able to load the tunes, then could load them all back on and flash the car.

Not sure how you put the...
08-26-2017, 08:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,978
Posted By roadkillrob

Be warned that the dot in between the 6 and the 3...

Be warned that the dot in between the 6 and the 3 goes in a hole drilled in the fender, so you have to cut off the pin and put some 2 way tape on it to mount it.
08-26-2017, 08:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 755
Posted By roadkillrob

And it is still a POS Jeep, just a fast POS Jeep.

And it is still a POS Jeep, just a fast POS Jeep.
08-26-2017, 07:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 755
Posted By roadkillrob

You really have to give them both a good drive,...

You really have to give them both a good drive, very different animals, G Wagon is full frame platform that has been around and tweaked forever, but has exception capabilities offroad, ML is a much...
08-24-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,876
Posted By roadkillrob

Only about a million threads on this subject,...

Only about a million threads on this subject, basically leave the resonator alone, do a secondary cat delete - search that or mike's power pipe, pretty easy bolt in option or you can have a muffler...
08-17-2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,798
Posted By roadkillrob

You don't have to guess - they hide their names...

You don't have to guess - they hide their names for a reason and the article of BB explains pretty well they are not some rich dude, they are a bunch of con men with a history of taking money from...
08-16-2017, 06:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 755
Posted By roadkillrob

I would agree with above price wise, nice low...

I would agree with above price wise, nice low mileage car with basically no options besides p31 and lighting package.
08-09-2017, 11:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,699
Posted By roadkillrob

Obviously everyone here is biased, but I think as...

Obviously everyone here is biased, but I think as good as the RCF is and it is a good attempt, Toyota is still chasing the Germans and it is still not quite on par from a driving experience, they do...
08-04-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,097
Posted By roadkillrob

Unfortunately once coolant is in the oil, the...

Unfortunately once coolant is in the oil, the cheaper easier replace one headbolt at a time option is not an option and the heads need to come off and have the head gaskets done.

Sounds like a...
08-03-2017, 08:39 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,516
Posted By roadkillrob

458

458
07-28-2017, 07:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,374
Posted By roadkillrob

Just got home a took a pic!

Just got home a took a pic!
07-28-2017, 04:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,374
Posted By roadkillrob

I used the one on the drivers side for my dashcam...

I used the one on the drivers side for my dashcam - several of the slots have power, some all the time some switched with the key on mine, just check with a volt meter and then use an add a circuit...
07-26-2017, 08:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,731
Posted By roadkillrob

Generally cars wear out with mileage not age...

Generally cars wear out with mileage not age (although if a car sits too much age can be an issue but we are talking sitting for a year or more at a time without proper storage). There are no real...
07-07-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,333
Posted By roadkillrob

It is an ECU tune, they started with V1 like 8...

It is an ECU tune, they started with V1 like 8 years ago, then it evolved getting better with each version. The price in your link is the upgrade price if you already have a previous eurocharged...
05-30-2017, 08:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 683
Posted By roadkillrob

You also need to have some idea of where you want...

You also need to have some idea of where you want to go and what things are no go for you.

I did row airboxes (gives you a little more flow with the K and N's especially), the US airboxes are more...
05-27-2017, 07:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,559
Posted By roadkillrob

Yes, I usually get it R to D when cold, but it is...

Yes, I usually get it R to D when cold, but it is the same going form P to D engaging the clutch, feels like you are feathering a clutch peddle and slipping the clutch a lot in a manual, but is fine...
05-27-2017, 07:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,559
Posted By roadkillrob

My bad, thought it was a dual clutch as mercedes...

My bad, thought it was a dual clutch as mercedes called it a multiclutch trans, but it is a single clutch that replaced the torque converter, the multiple clutches they market are the rest inside the...
05-26-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,559
Posted By roadkillrob

I would call it better, it is faster and less...

I would call it better, it is faster and less automatic feeling with the dual clutch instead of the torque converter, but it does sometimes have a hesitation R to D when cold. It still is a little...
05-25-2017, 09:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 646
Posted By roadkillrob

want to buy some tacos for lunch 2017

want to buy some tacos for lunch 2017
05-24-2017, 07:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 721
Posted By roadkillrob

Yes small flathead screwdriver with the flat face...

Yes small flathead screwdriver with the flat face facing down, the hole is a slot that ends at a spring that you push to unclip each side, it is a bit of fumbling around blind to get the angle right...
05-24-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 721
Posted By roadkillrob

2012+ totally different...

2012+ totally different https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CaixYx3uLx4
04-29-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,994
Posted By roadkillrob

You should definitely sell the wife instead - 4...

You should definitely sell the wife instead - 4 cars is too many - that is a ridiculous notion!

GLWS!
04-02-2017, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 314
Posted By roadkillrob

The key is to just keep your sped difference...

The key is to just keep your sped difference within about 5% of OEM so things like ABS and traction control don't get confused. Front and rears are already a little different in circumference OEM.
...
03-14-2017, 08:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,294
Posted By roadkillrob

I love my Eurocharged tune also for the money it...

I love my Eurocharged tune also for the money it is hard to beat - If they are doing it custom ECU tune at your shop, it will be more money and will gain you more power as they can dyno tune it to...
02-26-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 619
Posted By roadkillrob

This is pure internet lore (or you are mixing...

This is pure internet lore (or you are mixing this up with directional tires), find me a tire manufacturer that tells you not to do this, Michelin does not. If tires are a non directional square...
02-07-2017, 08:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 635
Posted By roadkillrob

Coolant does not typically disappear as it is a...

Coolant does not typically disappear as it is a closed system, so you either have coolant under your car (undertray or on the ground) or it is inside you engine somewhere other than in the cooling...
02-02-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,213
Posted By roadkillrob

I have seen chat bots with more information than...

I have seen chat bots with more information than you got out of that person, hi I know nothing about any of our products how can I answer none of your questions!
01-22-2017, 07:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,403
Posted By roadkillrob

Good advice Turner makes a kit, a must for...

Good advice

Turner makes a kit, a must for the E36 and early E46 when used for track duty

https://www.turnermotorsport.com/p-3971-e36-rear-subframechassis-reinforcement-kit/
01-18-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 473
Posted By roadkillrob

This it is the drowsiness thing to wake you up if...

This it is the drowsiness thing to wake you up if you start to nod off - you can turn it on and off in the menus.
01-11-2017, 09:44 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 37,551
Posted By roadkillrob

Agreed, probably the most you will see the OEM...

Agreed, probably the most you will see the OEM one's discounted is with FCP Euro and they have free shipping.

They have non pp fronts for $158 and rears for $169

Edit: free shipping won't be...
01-08-2017, 03:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 20,040
Posted By roadkillrob

I have used a quite a bit on my BMW, wish it...

I have used a quite a bit on my BMW, wish it could do some coding on the Mercedes Platform, but at least you can get some data and clear codes. Works great though and is pretty short money and...
01-07-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,984
Posted By roadkillrob

Generally 45F is the limit for summers, if you...

Generally 45F is the limit for summers, if you don't have to drive at temps lower than that or can mostly avoid it then you can get away with summers, you will die on snow and ice though on PSS's.
...
12-30-2016, 06:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,254
Posted By roadkillrob

Haggling sucks, you have to be prepared to walk...

Haggling sucks, you have to be prepared to walk away and that is hard when you want the car, until you are willing to leave, you are generally going to be paying what the dealer wants, they will come...
12-27-2016, 08:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,580
Posted By roadkillrob

It's ok to not work on your own car, it is not ok...

It's ok to not work on your own car, it is not ok for someone to charge you that much for a job that should be $250 max, maybe 350 AUD.

In the future, since you are a member of this community, ask...
12-08-2016, 08:49 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,944
Posted By roadkillrob

Not a chance, drove one and then bought. w204...

Not a chance, drove one and then bought. w204 instead!

Here is the thread of all the people dumping than for C63's
...
12-03-2016, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 580
Posted By roadkillrob

What took you so long today! Wendy's was out...

What took you so long today!

Wendy's was out when I was there today, so try Burger King first!
11-30-2016, 08:25 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 12,660
Posted By roadkillrob

Got mine and installed, great quality and looks...

Got mine and installed, great quality and looks excellent!
11-24-2016, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,087
Posted By roadkillrob

Tire Rack is good for this stuff, they will give...

Tire Rack is good for this stuff, they will give you all the specs on the tire, look up the specific tire on tirerack.com and they will give you all the measurements - for the 255/35/19 RE050A the...
11-24-2016, 10:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,087
Posted By roadkillrob

It looks like you will be ok, front and rear...

It looks like you will be ok, front and rear diameter needs to be within 3% I believe to avoid issues and these are within that as they are a similar difference to stock - stock sizes are 25.5" front...
11-23-2016, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,220
Posted By roadkillrob

Read through the leatherique website, you are...

Read through the leatherique website, you are going to need to fill the cracks, sand it and then reapply matching die - leatherique sells it all and has some good instructions and examples.

The...
11-20-2016, 10:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 615
Posted By roadkillrob

C63 ride is much better than the M3 of same...

C63 ride is much better than the M3 of same generation, M3 turn in and steering in general is better closer to the limit, but C63 motor and sound is so intoxicating - get the M3 if you want a track...
11-09-2016, 06:15 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 21,750
Posted By roadkillrob

I am happy, I wish it was $35 or free, but...

I am happy, I wish it was $35 or free, but honestly, EC is the only vendor not charging 3 times what stuff is worth just because it is Mercedes, tune is a steal at $700 and a couple upgrades at $75...
11-07-2016, 07:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,304
Posted By roadkillrob

I really hope they write that off for you! They...

I really hope they write that off for you! They are worth a lot for parts, so my guess it will cost more to fix on top of what it is worth in parts than what it is worth, so hopefully they will just...
11-06-2016, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 910
Posted By roadkillrob

Thanks and you are exactly right, the clamps are...

Thanks and you are exactly right, the clamps are nice, the bolts and nuts are very rusty and pretty sure they will break, so ordered all new and the one seal, FCPEuro stocks all the MB parts and is...
10-30-2016, 08:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,634
Posted By roadkillrob

I love my C63 but would have to say that there...

I love my C63 but would have to say that there are many better choices for a purpose built track car!
10-26-2016, 06:28 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 25,308
Posted By roadkillrob

Great writeup, I would add that if you are still...

Great writeup, I would add that if you are still inclined to play with additives or switch oils, just pay blackstone and get some real data to ensure all is good, otherwise it might feel great - 2...
10-20-2016, 06:57 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,490
Posted By roadkillrob

This is also far from the truth, black series has...

This is also far from the truth, black series has so much more grip with the larger tires and track and a much more aggressive suspension setup - it will run rings around a 507 on the track. ...
10-14-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,060
Posted By roadkillrob

Strategically took no pictures under the hood! ...

Strategically took no pictures under the hood!

It would actually be a nice car if he took off all the fake badging and the blue wheels and wasn't a lying sack of s***.

Love to see a carfax on...
10-14-2016, 07:39 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,060
Posted By roadkillrob

Looks like he changed it to say turbocharged V6...

Looks like he changed it to say turbocharged V6 C350 with C63 black series package to be slightly closer to the truth.
10-05-2016, 04:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,789
Posted By roadkillrob

So worth it especially at that price, love mine...

So worth it especially at that price, love mine and nothing like more power for the winter!!
10-01-2016, 09:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,442
Posted By roadkillrob

They certainly look the same, the C250 won't be...

They certainly look the same, the C250 won't be listed as the US did not have the C250 in 2011, as far as I know there are only 2 side markers on all W204's the the other one is more horizontally...
10-01-2016, 07:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,442
Posted By roadkillrob

Depo ones on ebay is what everyone gets from...

Depo ones on ebay is what everyone gets from seller fishcake321, they are clear and come with both orange and chrome orange bulbs in them.

Depo 08 11 Mercedes W204 C300 C350 Smoke Bumper Side...
10-01-2016, 07:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,766
Posted By roadkillrob

A little heat and a plastic pry tool will do the...

A little heat and a plastic pry tool will do the trick - best to take it off after a drive as it is hot and easier. New one comes with adhesive backing on it, just clean good and re-apply. You will...
09-04-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,548
Posted By roadkillrob

Could certainly be a fuse, worth a check - there...

Could certainly be a fuse, worth a check - there seems to also be a known problem with the relays that control the seats going sometimes and if you search around there are reports of wires under the...
09-03-2016, 08:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,548
Posted By roadkillrob

Ok, going to take a shot at this one, there are 2...

Ok, going to take a shot at this one, there are 2 types of seats, the fully electric that has the controls on the door by the opening handle on the inside and the semi electric that should never have...
09-01-2016, 09:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 795
Posted By roadkillrob

CEL may have been due to PCV system basically not...

CEL may have been due to PCV system basically not working because all the pressure was going out the big hole where the oil cap used to be - low oil would set off low oil light and looks like not...
08-31-2016, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By roadkillrob

Going to keep my W204 until one of us is dead!

Going to keep my W204 until one of us is dead!
08-28-2016, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,510
Posted By roadkillrob

Pretty sure his list is from this tool, he is...

Pretty sure his list is from this tool, he is asking what they mean in English instead of the cryptic descriptions.
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