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Forum: W213 AMG
07-12-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,943
Posted By sjb

some update photos... new build is well underway....

some update photos... new build is well underway. :y

removed fender badging (as well as rear)
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48266661816_1eb547b8cb_b.jpg


custom fabricated downpipe...
07-02-2019, 03:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,153
Posted By sjb

beautiful car. you've got my vote :y

beautiful car. you've got my vote :y
Forum: W213 AMG
07-02-2019, 03:02 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,943
Posted By sjb

the eagle has landed... i picked her up at the...

the eagle has landed... i picked her up at the dealership on thursday morning...

https://vimeo.com/345624186

(sorry for the vertical video)


... and after a spirited maiden voyage up a...
Forum: W213 AMG
06-23-2019, 05:44 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,943
Posted By sjb

welp, i'll be able to conduct that experiment in...

welp, i'll be able to conduct that experiment in person... but not really under the circumstances i imagined...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48112716861_c472dc5d91_o.jpg


100% my fault....
Forum: W213 AMG
06-14-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,943
Posted By sjb

that's interesting info. thank you. i wonder if...

that's interesting info. thank you. i wonder if it would be possible to add more shifters into the system, so you retain the second one in the back, or does it only allow for four inputs? either way,...
Forum: W213 AMG
06-01-2019, 06:05 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,943
Posted By sjb

[shameless self-promotion] my wagon made the...

[shameless self-promotion] my wagon made the front page (https://mbworld.org/how-tos/slideshows/featured-car-of-the-month-april-2019-564496)! so exciting... thanks to everyone who voted for me.
Forum: W213 AMG
05-23-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,258
Posted By sjb

so gorgeous. Arabian Grey actually goes back a...

so gorgeous. Arabian Grey actually goes back a long way in the Mercedes-Benz line-up. it was fairly common in the 60s & 70s on the 280SE and the Pagoda.
...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-05-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,943
Posted By sjb

absolutely no shake or undesirable ride...

absolutely no shake or undesirable ride characteristics.

i honestly don't remember exactly which spacers we ended up using, but i am positive they are H&R, and i'm pretty sure they are the H&R...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-02-2019, 02:14 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,943
Posted By sjb

hi everyone – if you like my car and the build to...

hi everyone – if you like my car and the build to date, please take 5 seconds to vote for it in the MBWorld Featured Car of the Month competition...
04-21-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,273
Posted By sjb

sjb - April 2019 Winner

SCREEN NAME
sjb


REAL NAME
Sebastian Bauer


LOCATION
Los Angeles, CA
Forum: W213 AMG
04-21-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,943
Posted By sjb

apologies for the late response. 1. not...

apologies for the late response.

1. not sure, but the new bolts came with the spacers.
2. they're located right next to the parking sensors, above the lower intake. the radar sensors are the...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-22-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,943
Posted By sjb

thank you all for the comments... i couldn't be...

thank you all for the comments... i couldn't be happier with it.



we didn't measure it, but i'm guessing it's somewhere between 1.25" and 1.5" in comfort mode.



will do! and yes, your...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-22-2018, 12:55 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,943
Posted By sjb

Stationdragon // 2019 S213 E63

hello everyone,

finally had an opportunity to take some photos of the wagon. i took delivery (like many of the 2019 holdouts) 3 weeks ago on november 29th, and the first thing i did was drive her...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-20-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,009
Posted By sjb

here's mine... the photos are deliberately wide,...

here's mine... the photos are deliberately wide, so that there's some context as to where the parts are located. the only thing that's a bit difficult to see is the LED (since it's thrown out of...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-02-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 671
Views: 129,671
Posted By sjb

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

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/a0f2e7cf_2f96_49f6_b68f_e7d1b77ff2ab_3bc4fdbdb55fac99e22b8209b4d22ee0a994b8c2.jpeg
Forum: W213 AMG
11-13-2018, 12:35 AM
Replies: 920
Views: 63,763
Posted By sjb

my email to mbusa yesterday: ”hello, ...

my email to mbusa yesterday:

”hello,

when will the 2019 AMG E63 be released? i am one of many customers who have ordered vehicles that have been built and shipped, and are now stuck at VPC...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-07-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,491
Posted By sjb

i learned that the 2019 models are getting a...

i learned that the 2019 models are getting a separate combustion engine installed in the glove compartment at the VPC, specifically for noise generation. that’s why the “certification process” is...
Forum: W213 AMG
08-04-2018, 01:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,207
Posted By sjb

+1 i almost have the exact same wagon on...

+1

i almost have the exact same wagon on order (CCB + 5-spoke -- except with gloss selenite paint), and i have to say that yours was a huge inspiration. keep the videos and photos coming!
Forum: W213 AMG
08-04-2018, 01:42 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,623
Posted By sjb

can we just confirm something real quick here? ...

can we just confirm something real quick here?

you're voicing your frustrating about a luxury sedan (and/or wagon) ------ that basically gives you the equivalent of a hot stone massage while...
Forum: W212 AMG
06-17-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,102
Posted By sjb

• intermittent • never occurred in C, but I...

• intermittent
• never occurred in C, but I rarely drive around in it, and definitely never at WOT
• started at around 15,000 until it was finally resolved at around 59,000
• yes, misfire always...
Forum: W213 AMG
06-08-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,363
Posted By sjb

this is wrong information. sorry. xpel stealth is...

this is wrong information. sorry. xpel stealth is a satin finish, meaning matte. you don't "need" to use this option on a matte paint vehicle, unless you intend to double up on the effect. for a...
Forum: W213 AMG
02-08-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 622
Posted By sjb

Really beautiful. ���� I know that stretch...

Really beautiful. ����

I know that stretch of road very well. I hope you'll feature the wagon as well at some point.
Forum: W213 AMG
11-05-2017, 11:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,839
Posted By sjb

Beautiful car! Congratulations! One comment:...

Beautiful car! Congratulations!

One comment: is "Viti" paying you to advertise for them? I would have had a conniption fit if the dealer had stuck their logo on my $120K+ car. Then again, I'm also...
Forum: W212 AMG
02-25-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,061
Posted By sjb

Here's a visual play-by-play from when I did it....

Here's a visual play-by-play from when I did it. It's truly as easy as it sounds. And if you do mess up, you can just peel it off and start over. I ended up going with 6 coats at 30-minute intervals....
Forum: W212 AMG
02-24-2017, 10:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,061
Posted By sjb

Came in expecting this. Leaving disappointed....

Came in expecting this. Leaving disappointed. :rolf:
Forum: W212 AMG
10-19-2016, 12:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 968
Posted By sjb

I had a similar issue, and I managed to locate it...

I had a similar issue, and I managed to locate it (them):

1) the base of the rearview mirror was loose
2) the hinge of the under-the-seat compartment on the passenger seat was loose (this one...
Forum: W212 AMG
07-26-2016, 11:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,709
Posted By sjb

Correct. Here are the specs: HRE 305 Classic...

Correct. Here are the specs:

HRE 305 Classic 3-Piece
Satin Black Barrel
Satin Bronze Center
Polished Lip
Front: 19x9 ET30 | Michelin PSS 255/35ZR/19
Rear: 19x10 ET49 | Michelin PSS...
Forum: W212 AMG
06-08-2016, 09:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,668
Posted By sjb

Not true. My sunroof opens without a problem,...

Not true. My sunroof opens without a problem, both tilt, and full. I originally used the video below as a reference for positioning of the front crossbar -- it's definitely a snug fit, but there is...
Forum: W212 AMG
06-06-2016, 08:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,668
Posted By sjb

The one you want (and is pictured on my car) is...

The one you want (and is pictured on my car) is the 7503. It mounts flush into the roof rails, whereas the ARB53 mounts on top using a knuckle. If you go to Thule's website, you can enter your...
Forum: W212 AMG
05-08-2016, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 624
Posted By sjb

I'm with you... I wanted exactly the same and...

I'm with you... I wanted exactly the same and decided to give the Weistec high flow air filter set a shot. The price is good at $245 and the install is very easy (I'm assuming that with track...
Forum: W212 AMG
03-06-2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,709
Posted By sjb

No, I had it done at a shop called Vinyl Styles...

No, I had it done at a shop called Vinyl Styles (http://vinylstyles.com). They did a terrific job.
Forum: W212 AMG
03-06-2016, 08:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,709
Posted By sjb

S212 E63

Hello Everyone,

Wanted to introduce myself here as the proud new owner of a 2014 E63 Wagon. I found it back in September in Texas after a long search, since I had some very specific requirements...
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