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05-26-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 776
Posted By Peachy

https://youtu.be/Kc5QEh1gTB0 I did x-pipe...

https://youtu.be/Kc5QEh1gTB0

I did x-pipe with magnaflow mufflers. There is drone on highway but I've gotten used to it. It used to be louder when I didn't have those welded on exhaust tips and...
04-27-2019, 03:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,624
Posted By Peachy

I'm not that familiar with a 2014, but if you...

I'm not that familiar with a 2014, but if you take it to a reputable Mercedes repair shop for a pre-purchase inspection and it comes back fine, then you should be safe. I haven't really heard of any...
04-14-2019, 01:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 704
Posted By Peachy

Same, but I think I paid even less than 40% of...

Same, but I think I paid even less than 40% of original :B
04-08-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 3,395
Views: 1,004,209
Posted By Peachy

https://i.imgur.com/E8E6gxl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/E8E6gxl.jpg
02-04-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 574
Posted By Peachy

You can if you want to run reverse staggered set...

You can if you want to run reverse staggered set up :rolf:

But this is probably only recommended on certain FWD drag cars.
...
01-02-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 948
Posted By Peachy

My totally biased opinion is to get the E400....

My totally biased opinion is to get the E400. Much faster engine, more luxurious ride than a C-Class, 4-Matic is great for inclement weather and twisty roads, yeah.

If you keep up with maintenance...
11-15-2018, 11:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 618
Posted By Peachy

https://i.imgur.com/AuAQ7oC.jpg Not sure how...

https://i.imgur.com/AuAQ7oC.jpg

Not sure how helpful this will be since my car isn't exactly the same as yours. I have a 2010 RWD E550 on airmatic. These are my specs.

Front: 19x8.5 +37...
11-15-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3,395
Views: 1,004,209
Posted By Peachy

Don't see many red ones, very nice.

Don't see many red ones, very nice.
10-28-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3,395
Views: 1,004,209
Posted By Peachy

https://i.imgur.com/GpRcRA5.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/GpRcRA5.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/aTvPOR8.jpg
10-14-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 463
Posted By Peachy

That was cool, thanks.

That was cool, thanks.
09-12-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 744
Posted By Peachy

another 5k miles and you can get the first tier...

another 5k miles and you can get the first tier high mileage badge from Mercedes

https://www.mbusa.com/mercedes/heritage/events_community/overview
08-06-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,869
Posted By Peachy

Yes, very nice E550!

Yes, very nice E550!
06-02-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,508
Posted By Peachy

Congrats!

Congrats!
05-18-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,489
Posted By Peachy

My exhaust noise is very smooth, it's not raw or...

My exhaust noise is very smooth, it's not raw or raspy at all. Has a very refined sound, but it's also very deep, you're not confused about whether or not it's a V8.

Before I had the x-pipe, I...
05-17-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 477
Posted By Peachy

From what I know, all it does is make your car...

From what I know, all it does is make your car think you're pushing the pedal further than you actually are. So it seems like your car is more peppy, but if you just floored it all the time without...
05-14-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,315
Posted By Peachy

Some of you guys would really hate japanese car...

Some of you guys would really hate japanese car culture.

https://i.imgur.com/tQctMoz.jpg

It's all about expression of self. If you want to run 20s, run 20s. Some people want 16s with 55...
05-07-2018, 11:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 732
Posted By Peachy

You have to go to the dealer to get a key. You...

You have to go to the dealer to get a key. You have to bring your car, registration and valid form of identification with you to make sure the car belongs to you. It's a whole thing to prevent...
04-29-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 995
Posted By Peachy

tfw averaging 17 mpg :B

tfw averaging 17 mpg :B
04-06-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,083
Posted By Peachy

I actually changed my license plates lights to...

I actually changed my license plates lights to bright white LEDs awhile back and they inadvertently made reversing a little clearer at night. It's not a real solution but maybe they'll help you.
03-28-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,926
Posted By Peachy

I imagine it's supposed to be put on a truck bed...

I imagine it's supposed to be put on a truck bed since it's AWD, but I'm not a 4-matic expert or any kind of AWD expert... was it in neutral? That should be ok?
03-27-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3,395
Views: 1,004,209
Posted By Peachy

https://i.imgur.com/G2P6jCC.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/G2P6jCC.jpg
02-24-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 3,395
Views: 1,004,209
Posted By Peachy

From a meet I went to today. I was the only...

From a meet I went to today. I was the only non-AMG :B

https://i.imgur.com/mcM2ePE.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/5MNLtzk.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/8N8agmt.jpg
02-14-2018, 11:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,034
Posted By Peachy

I'm gonna sound like El Cid but Kia has a 10...

I'm gonna sound like El Cid but Kia has a 10 year/100,000 mile warranty. That'll get you half way to 20 worry free. I'm not familiar with most Kia models, other than the Stinger GT, which I wouldn't...
02-04-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,672
Posted By Peachy

The single, only reason I have owned Mercedes...

The single, only reason I have owned Mercedes vehicles is because it's actually cheaper for me to own one than a Honda. My father runs an independently owned and operated Mercedes service shop. I get...
02-01-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 306
Posted By Peachy

Work makes good wheels and Vossen has a good...

Work makes good wheels and Vossen has a good warranty. I think them teaming up together to make rims is great.
01-31-2018, 01:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,672
Posted By Peachy

Car and Driver rankings. ...

Car and Driver rankings.

https://www.caranddriver.com/mercedes-benz/s-class

https://i.imgur.com/fIaevKf.png
01-30-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,672
Posted By Peachy

These discussions would be great on a...

These discussions would be great on a Hyundai/Genesis forum so they could validate their purchases but I don't come here to read about some other car. This is specifically a W212 E-Class forum, not...
01-24-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 982
Posted By Peachy

I can't speak for owning the M278 but I would...

I can't speak for owning the M278 but I would love to have one. I think my next car may be a 2018 CLS550, one of the last cars with that engine. But that'll be like in 6+ years when I can actually...
01-20-2018, 03:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,074
Posted By Peachy

https://i.imgur.com/yEoYUQ1.jpg Here you go

https://i.imgur.com/yEoYUQ1.jpg

Here you go
01-04-2018, 02:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 549
Posted By Peachy

Follow @norcalbenzunited and @euro_union_ on...

Follow @norcalbenzunited and @euro_union_ on instagram for meets in the bay area. They don't do them often but people actually go to them when they do.

I went to this euro union meet on treasure...
08-28-2017, 01:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,879
Posted By Peachy

pun intended? :rolf:

pun intended? :rolf:
08-06-2017, 10:55 PM
Replies: 3,395
Views: 1,004,209
Posted By Peachy

http://i.imgur.com/G0iZyhA.jpg ...

http://i.imgur.com/G0iZyhA.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/MTiv9pZ.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/y4S3Uj3.jpg
A meet I went to earlier today :B
07-28-2017, 05:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 843
Posted By Peachy

Just found a gas station with 100 octane race...

Just found a gas station with 100 octane race fuel but its 30 minutes away and I have to pay a bridge toll to get to it. :rolf:

https://s3-media3.fl.yelpcdn.com/bphoto/Igq9tWFtJ8-ci9cQhcRI3g/o.jpg
07-16-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3,395
Views: 1,004,209
Posted By Peachy

^ Always a pleasure seeing your car :B

^ Always a pleasure seeing your car :B
07-15-2017, 09:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By Peachy

Someone else brought up this same question before...

Someone else brought up this same question before about aftermarket exhaust and warranties. I think the general consensus was to talk to the dealership about it first and see what they say.
06-24-2017, 11:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,722
Posted By Peachy

You can find videos on youtube of people who did...

You can find videos on youtube of people who did a muffler delete, doesn't actually sound bad.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0FouM9t39rI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p1q2_pYhJ2c
...
06-22-2017, 06:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 699
Posted By Peachy

That's why you own a diesel right? Take your Benz...

That's why you own a diesel right? Take your Benz :B
06-20-2017, 04:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,661
Posted By Peachy

More companies need to adopt a Tesla like thing...

More companies need to adopt a Tesla like thing where the car just downloads the newest maps, firmware, and what not, but obviously they want to nickel and dime us for everything so it probably won't...
06-18-2017, 04:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,300
Posted By Peachy

I used a Sony Alpha A5. To get that effect I used...

I used a Sony Alpha A5. To get that effect I used the highpass filter in photoshop.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tYdf-T2I2f8
06-14-2017, 12:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By Peachy

They're always looking for any excuse to void...

They're always looking for any excuse to void your warranty so they don't have to pay for it, even when it has absolutely nothing to do with whatever problem you're trying to fix. I'd hold off on...
06-07-2017, 09:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,105
Posted By Peachy

I don't know if anyone still cares about this but...

I don't know if anyone still cares about this but I found a desk organizer that fits nicely into the armrest, assuming you don't have any usb ports or whatever in there like mine.
...
06-05-2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,512
Posted By Peachy

Why de-badge a 550? I love seeing other 550s on...

Why de-badge a 550? I love seeing other 550s on the road, I've maybe seen like 3 in the last 2 years :(

Anyway, nice buy, hope you're enjoying it :B
05-29-2017, 12:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,684
Posted By Peachy

I don't really watch depreciation of other cars...

I don't really watch depreciation of other cars pretty closely but it does seem pretty bad for these cars. Brand new (I'm guessing) my car was like 70k, I bought it at 5 years old for 22k, 1.5 years...
05-26-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,006
Posted By Peachy

Looks great to me, love the stance too. Nice job.

Looks great to me, love the stance too. Nice job.
04-10-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By Peachy

Looks interesting, keep us updated, I'd like to...

Looks interesting, keep us updated, I'd like to see what it looks like completed.
01-19-2017, 04:35 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,301
Posted By Peachy

Got the old 5.5L NA engine, 14 in the city, 21 on...

Got the old 5.5L NA engine, 14 in the city, 21 on the highway it what I've personally observed from my car.
10-27-2016, 01:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,017
Posted By Peachy

You're going to want to get that checked out...

You're going to want to get that checked out soon. The airmatic pump is working constantly to keep your car up when it's running and that could break too.
10-23-2016, 03:51 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 37,961
Posted By Peachy

OPs concern wasn't that he didn't know how to use...

OPs concern wasn't that he didn't know how to use COMAND, it's that it takes too many actions to do something, thus distracting you from driving.
10-22-2016, 05:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 966
Posted By Peachy

Making the car quieter makes the speakers more...

Making the car quieter makes the speakers more effective, it's why people dynamat their cars when they put in high end sound systems. If you're not getting the Burmester sound system with your car I...
10-21-2016, 01:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 955
Posted By Peachy

This pleases me. I was actually gonna save up for...

This pleases me. I was actually gonna save up for some Work Zeast ST1s but now that Vossen is doing this collaboration with Work I'm interested. All three designs are nice, can't go wrong with any of...
10-12-2016, 05:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,384
Posted By Peachy

I feel like Ford's quality has been really coming...

I feel like Ford's quality has been really coming up since like 2012. The best thing you can do is take it on a thorough test drive I guess.

Also, even if you find the power lacking in the...
10-10-2016, 12:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,384
Posted By Peachy

A friend of mine has the new Mustang GT, it's...

A friend of mine has the new Mustang GT, it's really nice. The inside didn't feel cheap to me, but he did have the entertainment package or whatever with the bigger screen. I like it, I wouldn't mind...
10-09-2016, 02:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,499
Posted By Peachy

So people can view your pictures without going to...

So people can view your pictures without going to another tab :B

Before http://i.imgur.com/Ij5BsWR.jpg http://i.imgur.com/8xjsUFy.png
After
http://i.imgur.com/SUdZhAe.png...
09-08-2016, 04:05 PM
09-08-2016, 02:44 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 12,071
Posted By Peachy

Those prices seem high for both those cars. I...

Those prices seem high for both those cars. I don't know if you can talk down on carmax, but the 2011 should be around $24k and the 2014 should be around $33k. If I read your posts correctly, the...
09-08-2016, 01:21 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 12,071
Posted By Peachy

If putting down the extra money for the 2014...

If putting down the extra money for the 2014 isn't really a problem, I'd go with that one. The engine has more HP and torque. Most people prefer the facelifted look. As you said, no airbag recalls....
09-05-2016, 10:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,154
Posted By Peachy

You don't need to reprogram the ecu to use...

You don't need to reprogram the ecu to use lowering links for your airmatic, you're just tricking the car into thinking its too high so it lowers itself.

As for the other questions, other people...
08-21-2016, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 537
Posted By Peachy

palladium silver bros :cheers:

palladium silver bros :cheers:
08-10-2016, 07:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,163
Posted By Peachy

What you really need to do is realign those...

What you really need to do is realign those exhaust tips in your bumper.
08-03-2016, 09:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,262
Posted By Peachy

My dad worked at a big Mercedes dealership for 25...

My dad worked at a big Mercedes dealership for 25 some years and he owns his own independent shop now. I'm not uninformed. The reason simple tasks cost so much is because of the overhead at a...
07-25-2016, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 766
Posted By Peachy

It shouldn't be considered a new model because it...

It shouldn't be considered a new model because it runs on the same chassis. The exterior facelift is pretty significant but if you look at these interior pictures they're practically the same car.
...
07-24-2016, 03:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,374
Posted By Peachy

Sh*t, I've been going to these for awhile now, I...

Sh*t, I've been going to these for awhile now, I haven't seen any kind of damage... but I guess I'll stop just to be safe.
07-10-2016, 02:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,042
Posted By Peachy

My dad has been a mechanic for over 40 years, he...

My dad has been a mechanic for over 40 years, he says Chevron with Techron really works.
Forum: A45 AMG
06-15-2016, 08:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,857
Posted By Peachy

RS3 sound was more refined than the A45 and had...

RS3 sound was more refined than the A45 and had great volume unlike the Golf.
06-15-2016, 04:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,694
Posted By Peachy

Here you go, this has some "pizzazz" ...

Here you go, this has some "pizzazz"

http://i.imgur.com/5kyEE1Q.jpg
06-11-2016, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3,395
Views: 1,004,209
Posted By Peachy

W212 specifically refers to the sedan version of...

W212 specifically refers to the sedan version of the e-class from like 2010-2016. I don't know why those guys in the C207 (e-class coupe) board didn't start a picture thread, but they belong on their...
06-11-2016, 02:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,307
Posted By Peachy

Why would you get all seasons in Florida? There's...

Why would you get all seasons in Florida? There's no snow. "Summer" tires is a misleading name, they work just as well as all-season tires in the rain. All season just allows you to drive in the...
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