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02-02-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,906
Posted By Skerdian

2018 S560 European Delivery Write Up

This past weekend on February 2nd, I finally took delivery of a 2018 S560 4matic through the Mercedes European Delivery (factory) program in Sindelfingen, outside of Stuttgart, Germany.

This is my...
11-17-2017, 03:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,378
Posted By BeachBunny

I find it interesting that the naysayers don't...

I find it interesting that the naysayers don't own cars equipped with Distronic... I wonder if they've ever actually driven a car equipped with it, or at least drove 50+ miles with it.

I DO own a...
10-27-2017, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 706
Posted By BeoBenz

You mention there is no easy way to fix the...

You mention there is no easy way to fix the problem in the menus. Did you try the setting that switches between kilometers and miles?
10-27-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 706
Posted By Egonvdv

you could also try a reboot yourself. hold the...

you could also try a reboot yourself. hold the off button until the system comes back on
probably won't help, but easy to try...
10-27-2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 706
Posted By c4004matic

I would tell the dealer to do a simple reboot of...

I would tell the dealer to do a simple reboot of the system. If you wish you can do the same by disconnecting and reconnecting the positive terminal of the battery. Personally I never use the speed...
10-06-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,713
Posted By E43uk

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504-1/img_1138_7874bcaadb1df20190ad3eb3d81e63157f2ab9ef.jpg...
08-14-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,114
Posted By konigstiger

Hardcopy part # 2135842604, DVD-ROM 2138276500 ...

Hardcopy part # 2135842604, DVD-ROM 2138276500

Contact MBUSA to request manual and advise it is not offered online:...
08-02-2017, 11:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,683
Posted By c4004matic

The Burmester audio system is truly awesome

After years of diddering on ripping my entire CD collection, MB finally finally forced my hand with the non availability of a disc player. After almost 4 straight days of work I finally re-digitized...
08-01-2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 607
Posted By etaynor

Jack and Lug wrench

Hi All,
Just to make it easier for this old guy, what Jack and Lug wrench (from which prior car) is compatible with a 2017 e300 AWD luxury sedan?
I am slowly putting together an emergency spare and...
07-26-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 877
Posted By konigstiger

No storage in any markets, only available option...

No storage in any markets, only available option is fire extinguisher mounted below the front of the driver's seat - bracket part # 0008603314, extinguisher 0008604980.
07-22-2017, 03:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,632
Posted By ted_jane

If you end up going to a car wash in Stuttgart I...

If you end up going to a car wash in Stuttgart I recommend Mr. Wash (see web site mrwash.de). It is an amazing state of the art high tech. car wash. But it is not cheap. It cost 28 Euros for...
07-06-2017, 05:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 510
Posted By ua549

E300 Earns IIHS Top Safety Pick

Excerpt from Fox News article
07-06-2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 130,076
Posted By Egonvdv

Very nice! I hestitated a very long time about...

Very nice!
I hestitated a very long time about this color.. before gonig with black again as i always do.
seeing your pic makes me wonder if i didn't make a mistake :-)
07-06-2017, 08:04 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 130,076
Posted By salemraucher

Great shot of a beautiful vehicle. The...

Great shot of a beautiful vehicle. The Schwarzwald is spectacular; enjoy it there!
06-19-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 130,076
Posted By CornishPasty

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

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x2000/80-img_9663_ced21323db21a40d6d916380b9932ac1ecee95c0.jpg
My new baby! E220 4matic with pretty much every option. I love it!
06-08-2017, 08:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,192
Posted By sjnorte

Just an FYI : I have an E400 and have done enough...

Just an FYI : I have an E400 and have done enough research on wheels to say that if you have a wagon I believe ALL wagons built for USA have a standard rear jump seat. I believe this is true for AMG...
06-07-2017, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,719
Posted By ua549

June E Class Dealers Ordering Guide

Here (https://1drv.ms/b/s!AhBoJOq-9eupgwZklPvRbiCOdhye) is a link to the 10+ MB pdf.
06-03-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,424
Posted By Sunrose305

Trip Report

I'm just back from a 500-mile cross-Florida road-trip. Here are my impressions:

#1 - I really like the adaptive cruise control. It worked flawlessly in most situations and feels trustworthy...
06-02-2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,236
Posted By coladin

I second Tire Rack and not needing studded tires....

I second Tire Rack and not needing studded tires. I am in Ottawa, which I believe is the second coldest capital city and honestly with the 4MATIC, Nokians, Blizzaks or Michelin Arctic Alpins will...
06-02-2017, 07:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,236
Posted By Diesel Benz

I don't want 225/55 tyres on a 213.050 that comes...

I don't want 225/55 tyres on a 213.050 that comes with 275/40 standard tyres. I could take 245/50/17 tyres but cannot find them, studded or not.

Considering the discussion about studded tyres, I...
06-02-2017, 02:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,236
Posted By vic viper

We are using 225/55R17 and that is correct...

We are using 225/55R17 and that is correct circumferece but I am not sure if a 17" wheel will fit a 213050
the vehicle may require 18s if you have the larger (same as E43) brakes.
06-01-2017, 10:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,236
Posted By c4004matic

More info on studded vs studless

http://blog.tirerack.com/blog/docs-advice-on-tires/do-i-need-a-studded-winter-tire-or-is-studless-the-way-to-go-we-can-tell-you
06-01-2017, 04:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,236
Posted By c4004matic

I been 16 yrs in WI and 5 in Minnesota. The...

I been 16 yrs in WI and 5 in Minnesota. The temperature in MN are regularly colder than AK and WI is real close. We sure don't have grizzlies but we have close encounters with black bears on a...
06-01-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,236
Posted By guhvies

@c4004matic, you're in Wisconsin, @Forty9 is in...

@c4004matic, you're in Wisconsin, @Forty9 is in Alaska. Surely Alaska has 'better' winter weather than Wisconsin... 'Sides @Forty9 is just following custom and trying not to stand out...
06-01-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,236
Posted By davidjohnbamber

S213 E400

I don't think that 17 inch rims will clear the calipers. The S213 loaner I've been driving with 18" rims barely clear the calipers, Compared to the E350 I had the difference in the diameter of the...
06-01-2017, 01:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,236
Posted By petee1997

Check with Tire Rack. They usually have the best...

Check with Tire Rack. They usually have the best prices for wheels and tires.They have wheels that look like MB wheels and they also have the MB center cap.You can check the prices on line and it...
06-01-2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,236
Posted By c4004matic

BTW I just checked with my dealer here and a set...

BTW I just checked with my dealer here and a set of 4 18in 5 spoke amg rims and tires is 5000 US!!!!!!
06-01-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,236
Posted By c4004matic

You can definitely order a set if rims through...

You can definitely order a set if rims through the dealer, the list price will most certainly make you gag but you can haggle. My rims will definitely be different since Im not buying a 20in...
06-01-2017, 05:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,236
Posted By Diesel Benz

We also use studded tyres, not on all cars but...

We also use studded tyres, not on all cars but the majority or at least a significant percentage. Nokian 245/45/18 Hakkapeliitta 8 are the most popular, also listed in the W213 recommended tyres...
06-01-2017, 12:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,236
Posted By C280 Sport

Get rid of those run flat tires. They make for a...

Get rid of those run flat tires. They make for a awful ride and poor handling. Get a set of snow tires for the winter and get a set of all seasons maybe for well.... When it does not snow. Michelin...
05-20-2017, 08:19 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,283
Posted By PaulE550

Looks great! Enjoy! Now take it out on the open...

Looks great! Enjoy! Now take it out on the open road and have some fun. You deserve it after all you have been thtough. Again enjoy!
Forum: W213 AMG
05-20-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,409
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I'm actually thinking about pulling the plug on...

I'm actually thinking about pulling the plug on my order rather than pulling the trigger. There are just way too many unknowns at this point and I don't have the stomach for the car to come into...
05-03-2017, 10:33 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 130,076
Posted By salemraucher

The wait is finally over. Ordered November 29 or...

The wait is finally over. Ordered November 29 or so, built March 24 in Sindelfingen and ready for delivery May 1. Hood stars are underrepresented here and so are wagons, so I figured I'd changed that...
04-27-2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 42,841
Posted By vic viper

How To: Replace center console

Sure the gloss black looks classy, but I was a bit shocked when I was told that gloss black is the only option for the sedan and estate 213.
Coming from a S205 with the open pore black ash center...
04-22-2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 965
Posted By Tiburonsteve

Nav questions-one more thing

I meant to also say that, after giving up on a route listing in the Mercedes nav, I thought that CarPlay was sure to have this feature and would be a workaround. But I can't find it in CarPlay either!
04-12-2017, 04:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,727
Posted By konigstiger

Arrow Request & review completed PDI, see...

Request & review completed PDI, see attachment.
04-10-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 130,076
Posted By jsclarke

my ride (post tinting)

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/80-img_2078_5188a7edfd0d30dabc75e36874502b6eac76aade.jpg

Cardinal red metallic, right after I got the windows tinted...
04-05-2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,483
Posted By Flash Gordon

Porscha Macan has a similar package which...

Porscha Macan has a similar package which interferes with the Easy Pass electronic toll payment according to the Macan forum. I don't have that package on my Macan. Check with your dealer or MB.
03-29-2017, 03:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,410
Posted By cetialpha5

There's a couple of online vin decoders out...

There's a couple of online vin decoders out there, but I think their database might not have all the latest cars.

https://www.vindecoderz.com/EN/Mercedes-Benz

https://mb.ilcats.ru/

You could...
03-08-2017, 07:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,388
Posted By l00semarble

Well, this thread is a bit anticlimactic. The...

Well, this thread is a bit anticlimactic. The excitement of the build and then tracking the car across the ocean only to have it sit in balitmore for over a month.

Well, GOOD NEWS!. The Feds...
03-02-2017, 06:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,654
Posted By jamesmhood

Forty 9 your wagon will be beautiful. I agree...

Forty 9 your wagon will be beautiful. I agree with Arnsbrae, "The wagon looks fantastic in Cardinal Red".
03-02-2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,654
Posted By arnsbrae

The wagon looks fantastic in Cardinal Red - looks...

The wagon looks fantastic in Cardinal Red - looks like a great specification - enjoy!
02-24-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,295
Posted By zhenyaf

What a great document, thanks for posting it ...

What a great document, thanks for posting it

My ED experience was pretty much exactly as described in the file. I even had the local dealer BS me that they wont be able to discount the car, and it...
02-17-2017, 01:24 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,388
Posted By Quijon

Website update

The new model is on mbusa.com, anybody get any news?
02-17-2017, 12:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,062
Posted By cetialpha5

Did you try the European delivery sub forum?...

Did you try the European delivery sub forum? There's one guy that gets a lot of mention there.
...
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