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Forum: AMG GT
02-11-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,739
Posted By N-4Speed

Although I have not owned the new Vantage. I went...

Although I have not owned the new Vantage. I went from a 2016 GTS to a 2017 DB11. I was very happy with my GTS, but when the new Panamericana grille came out I was looking to either replace my GTS...
Forum: W213 AMG
02-08-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 10,715
Posted By E634Me

Still haven't reached a conclusion on whether the...

Still haven't reached a conclusion on whether the E53 is a real AMG or not.

But I've gleaned from the thread that the OP, who is not a dude, doesn't need a E63 to make her dick bigger, and feels...
Forum: W213 AMG
02-08-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 10,715
Posted By PeterUbers

Wait, so why do we care if the E53 can't go...

Wait, so why do we care if the E53 can't go faster than 130mph?
Forum: AMG GT
02-01-2019, 12:45 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,210
Posted By AutoTalent

GTS in for KW HAS! PM or email to inquire...

GTS in for KW HAS!

PM or email to inquire about installed or shipped pricing!

https://i.imgur.com/vVP63aK.jpg
Forum: AMG GT
01-31-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,681
Posted By Rausky

"old man yells at cloud"

"old man yells at cloud"
Forum: AMG GT
01-31-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By thebishman

That looks fantastic! As AMG 17GT mentions, are...

That looks fantastic! As AMG 17GT mentions, are there issues with clearance when installed both with/without load on the wheels?

When will these be available for purchase?

Any thoughts on ducts...
Forum: AMG GT
01-30-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By ronac

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

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1932x1844/20190130_173006_342339ab4c458c9fb2fd0789e930dab2caab3b63.jpg
I've designed a duct for our front brakes. The one in the photo is for...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-28-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 958
Posted By Mocha15

Fix

I had the same problem. Sales rep fixed it as follows:

1 go into menu and turn auto fold off.
2 exit menu
3 turn car off, go out and lock car
4 open car and restart
5 go to menu and turn...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-28-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 958
Posted By E634Me

Or, maybe the OP was curious whether others had...

Or, maybe the OP was curious whether others had encountered the problem before and dealt with it through some combination of the many setting dialogs the car has.
Forum: W213 AMG
01-21-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By E634Me

Mine didn't seem to have used any during the...

Mine didn't seem to have used any during the first ~9500 miles before the oil was changed.
Forum: AMG GT
01-18-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 968
Posted By boltonblue

just being a smarta$$ maybe it was only driven on...

just being a smarta$$ maybe it was only driven on sundays or other available track days.... :slap: :D

but seriously I am amazed at the folks who buy some of these "toys" for a little while and...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-17-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,813
Posted By CALBenzo

LOL!!!! :rolf:

LOL!!!! :rolf:
Forum: W213 AMG
01-16-2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,813
Posted By Munich77

That E63 wagon is hot. My wife thinks I am crazy...

That E63 wagon is hot. My wife thinks I am crazy but I would love to have a E63 wagon or an RS6 if they start importing it.
Forum: AMG GT
01-16-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By NitrousVic

Now I know what is the job of those external...

Now I know what is the job of those external metal masses, in the pads. Thanks for the video :y
Forum: AMG GT
01-15-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By V8ray

Thanks guys! To add up. I always flush my...

Thanks guys!
To add up. I always flush my brakes for every track event no matter what. I’ve seen people smash cars at the end of the back straight and that doesn’t look pretty. Brakes should be on...
Forum: AMG GT
01-15-2019, 01:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By California John

It does seem like that. There is a long back road...

It does seem like that. There is a long back road around where I live that I occasionally use to "test the engine and suspension." With our cars, they have finally been getting out for a good run and...
Forum: AMG GT
01-14-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By V8ray

Never had an issue with my lowly steel brakes. I...

Never had an issue with my lowly steel brakes. I use cobalt race pads and SRF with Hoosier R7. Only when super hot I feel the pedal a little softer but nothing to alarming. Cooling will help...
Forum: AMG GT
01-14-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By Rock

Gentleman, let's continue the conversation...

Gentleman, let's continue the conversation without the name calling. Thread cleaned.
Forum: AMG GT
01-13-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By boltonblue

thx

thx
Forum: AMG GT
01-12-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By AMG 17GT

Spyder, I believe he’s being captain obvious in...

Spyder, I believe he’s being captain obvious in that you tracked 22 laps with warnings of brakes overheating.....
Forum: W213 AMG
01-09-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,755
Posted By E634Me

My car hasn't had anymore clunking since my last...

My car hasn't had anymore clunking since my last visit. Seems like this repair technician did the job right.
Forum: AMG GT
01-07-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By Jan AMG

What a joy to read, thanks!!

What a joy to read, thanks!!
Forum: AMG GT
01-07-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,182
Posted By thecutter64

I like the old style knobs and buttons. In the...

I like the old style knobs and buttons. In the new set up, I’d get the wheel. I have never used the touch pad.
Forum: W213 AMG
01-07-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,813
Posted By Carac

Audi: "Let's only offer models of wagons no one...

Audi: "Let's only offer models of wagons no one wants."
Potential RS6 Avant Customers *frothing at the mouth* "SELL THE RS6 AVANT IN AMERICA!!!"
*No one in the US buys the Audi Wagons no one wants*...
Forum: AMG GT
01-06-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By Dewilmoth

Yep, recognized the blue font from RL. He's an...

Yep, recognized the blue font from RL. He's an arrogant douche there too.
Forum: W213 AMG
01-06-2019, 02:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,061
Posted By Mike Youngs

I haven’t bought them yet it was only an estimate...

I haven’t bought them yet it was only an estimate , I’m still researching
Forum: AMG GT
01-05-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By thebishman

Ronin, I have this complete waste of oxygen...

Ronin,

I have this complete waste of oxygen (AMG GTfan) on my ignore list, as he’s the ultimate troll. Has nothing to state positively about any AMG products, and apparently can only get it up...
Forum: AMG GT
01-05-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By thebishman

Thanks for finding this, Ronin. Tikt make...

Thanks for finding this, Ronin.

Tikt make extremely high quality equipment and I bet these will work brilliantly. BUT, IMHO the intake at the front at least sits way too low and will be very easy...
Forum: AMG GT
01-05-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By Jan AMG

As someone posted above, check this out .. ...

As someone posted above, check this out ..

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/920x2000/df3155ba_3b30_4a97_b401_103a302d19de_33146e8287e3ca0daabd6cf86a8ded8d4c666b63.png
Here
Forum: AMG GT
01-04-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By Jim Brady

MegaLoL, Like others I feel sympathy for your...

MegaLoL,
Like others I feel sympathy for your misadventure. I know you didn't intend for this to be destructive testing but thank you for sharing as this may bring some clarity to the braking...
Forum: AMG GT
01-04-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By BenzGTR

I think the only true out of the box bullet proof...

I think the only true out of the box bullet proof track cars are the Porsche GT cars and Viper's. I've got 4000 HARD track miles on my 2016 ACR (running michelin slicks too) and the only thing I've...
Forum: AMG GT
01-03-2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 494
Posted By AMG 17GT

This has been kicked around over and over. ...

This has been kicked around over and over.

IMO if you like spoons in the disposal sound do pipes. If you want more of the same at an octave lower, cut the secondaries.

You will never feel 15...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-03-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 773
Posted By E634Me

Title should have been Spoiler Alert . . . ;-)

Title should have been Spoiler Alert . . . ;-)
Forum: AMG GT
01-03-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By thebishman

I was actually asking what mode you drive the car...

I was actually asking what mode you drive the car in on the track: Race? If so ESC fully on? eSC Sport? Or ESC Off? It makes a huge difference especially to the rear pads because if you drive with...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-01-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 773
Posted By Pank11

My buddy has a carbon fiber spoiler on his 2015...

My buddy has a carbon fiber spoiler on his 2015 Wagon, I've always loved it.......gonna give it a try.



True, but many modifications we do can help or hurt the attributes of the car past the...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-31-2018, 10:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 773
Posted By Pank11

Wagon Guys, have you seen this spoiler?

I was on Amazon searching for the lowering module and ran across this spoiler for the wagon. Personally I love a spoiler on a wagon, I can't wait to get it. This company make some side skirts and...
Forum: AMG GT
12-26-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 937
Posted By MalibuScott

You are either very brave or very foolish....

You are either very brave or very foolish. Perhaps both.
Forum: W213 AMG
12-24-2018, 03:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,512
Posted By aoschadlin

If Renntech can't resolve this in another week,...

If Renntech can't resolve this in another week, I'll just have to return it and get another unit from ebay. This is my first purchase through Renntech and to date haven't been very inspired by the...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-23-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,472
Posted By blaferty

You definitely want oem bushings. The poly...

You definitely want oem bushings. The poly bushings squeak constantly.
Forum: AMG GT
12-22-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,324
Posted By 4ramin

so funny had just seen that the other day , is it...

so funny had just seen that the other day , is it bad to say i kinda like the lotus more then my GTR in some ways ? its simple and it just works ... its become my new project... Love to chat with you...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-22-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,512
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: AMG GT
12-22-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,324
Posted By benzbell

Awesome and very impressive. Much respect.

Awesome and very impressive. Much respect.
Forum: AMG GT
12-22-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,726
Posted By thebishman

The German manufacturers state two varying sets...

The German manufacturers state two varying sets of tyre pressures for their cars, one for sustained high speed usage +/- heavy loads, and an additional pressure for ‘normal’ driving conditions that...
Forum: AMG GT
12-21-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,726
Posted By California John

31 front 32 rear cold. Done. For GT-S and GT-C....

31 front 32 rear cold. Done. For GT-S and GT-C. Don’t know about GT-R. Gas door recommended for USA. Tried other temps. These have the best road feel & compliance.
Forum: AMG GT
12-21-2018, 12:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,324
Posted By California John

LOL. You had a marvelous time in your Lotus. I...

LOL. You had a marvelous time in your Lotus. I had a 125 flat with my 140 HP Swift DB2! Single overhead cam Pinto engine. But the entire car only weighed about 1,350 with me in it! Big Willow is a...
Forum: AMG GT
12-17-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,726
Posted By surfah

Can't speak for GTR but my GTS with the Dynamic...

Can't speak for GTR but my GTS with the Dynamic Plus Package is like a Bentley in Comfort suspension compared to my 991 GT3 which is like going to the dentist on crappy rodes.
Forum: AMG GT
12-14-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,324
Posted By thebishman

Agreed. I start my MPSC2 ZPs at 25psi F and 26psi...

Agreed. I start my MPSC2 ZPs at 25psi F and 26psi R on track. End up around 32psi at all four corners and handling is excellent. These are of course wider and ‘stickier’ tyres than the OEM SC2s that...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-12-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 594
Posted By E634Me

My P zero fronts were actually worn before the...

My P zero fronts were actually worn before the rear tires, more on the inside than the outside. Due I guess to the way they have the camber set from the factory.

Was looking forward to finishing...
Forum: AMG GT
12-11-2018, 05:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 937
Posted By WhiteBlack

As someone who's never even bothered to use...

As someone who's never even bothered to use launch control in their car, this seems rather weird.
Forum: W213 AMG
12-10-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 882
Posted By CALBenzo

When I get in and out of the car, I put my hand...

When I get in and out of the car, I put my hand right at the apex of the bolster to try and reduce wear when I slip by. It seems to have worked on my R8, but my E63S is of lighter leather, so we...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-04-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By Vic55

Been running spacers on so many cars at speeds...

Been running spacers on so many cars at speeds over 100 so many times that its a non issue for me. The key is in the install of course and if you have the right spacer build that is hubcentric. Even...
Forum: AMG GT
12-01-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,310
Posted By Wolfman

Stripe deletion is an option. I can’t understand...

Stripe deletion is an option. I can’t understand who likes these things, but I guess everything is just a matter of taste...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-29-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,472
Posted By Blackdog1

I'm having the same issue and driving me nuts,...

I'm having the same issue and driving me nuts, too. Appreciate the updated post, Ronin. Will call F-1 and have them send arms with the new bushings.
Forum: AMG GT
11-24-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,050
Posted By thebishman

So I use a fantastic independent shop for all of...

So I use a fantastic independent shop for all of the non-warranty maintenance on all of our vehicles. The guys that own/run it are ex-SCCA racers and only use top-of-the-line Hunter equipment, so I...
Forum: AMG GT
11-22-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,357
Posted By thebishman

Wow; just wow! Thank God some owners drive them...

Wow; just wow! Thank God some owners drive them instead of keeping them covered in a humidity controlled room.

Bish
Forum: AMG GT
11-21-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 889
Posted By amg-gt-s

My GTs Edition 1

This is my GTS Edition 1 Track Package.

Amazing car. I do love it. I am thinking to do some things to it later one. Any ideas?

...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-16-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,469
Posted By izzy63

Did you buy your wagon from W.I Simonson?

Did you buy your wagon from W.I Simonson?
Forum: W213 AMG
11-16-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 572
Posted By PeterUbers

There's no repairing this wheel ... likely...

There's no repairing this wheel ... likely replace it every time right?
Forum: W213 AMG
11-16-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,469
Posted By X166

Wow—Keys tried that?! Not even legal in CA for...

Wow—Keys tried that?! Not even legal in CA for non refundable deposits on cars...
Forum: AMG GT
11-14-2018, 05:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,837
Posted By Karter34

My New love after dumping the GT3

MY GT3 2018 manual first day impressions

This arrived today and I am a little unsure I have mixed feelings .

The car looks amazing, driving position and ergonomics are fantastic, the LWB seats...
Forum: AMG GT
11-12-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,057
Posted By Vic55

LOL it would take too long to take em off hahaha ...

LOL it would take too long to take em off hahaha

I love my wheels btw :)
Forum: W213 AMG
11-06-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,381
Posted By E63guy

JEEZ THAT AUDIO!

JEEZ THAT AUDIO!
Forum: W213 AMG
11-02-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,381
Posted By E634Me

Cool :) Do you have a mic outside? The engine...

Cool :) Do you have a mic outside? The engine sounds are coming through nicely, but what is the hissing noise as speed picks up? Not objectionable, just curious. Wind noise was always a concern...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-02-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,381
Posted By hyperion667

Jebus that sounds great! Be careful my dude!

Jebus that sounds great! Be careful my dude!
Forum: AMG GT
11-02-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,682
Posted By emericr

Nice pics and new video. Your behind needs a...

Nice pics and new video. Your behind needs a carbon fiber diffuser. Real happy with mine 😎
Forum: AMG GT
11-01-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,357
Posted By CLS63AMG15NC

Jealous we don't have those canyons to carve in...

Jealous we don't have those canyons to carve in NC!?!?!?! Thanks for the video's love it!
Forum: W213 AMG
10-30-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,081
Posted By izzy63

Nah, socal is pretty terrible too

Nah, socal is pretty terrible too
Forum: W213 AMG
10-30-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,381
Posted By E634Me

That, is a very nice photo.

That, is a very nice photo.
Forum: AMG GT
10-30-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,357
Posted By sno

car looks awesome and I love the videos!

car looks awesome and I love the videos!
Forum: W213 AMG
10-30-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,081
Posted By [email protected]

especially on the roads in the mid atlantic and...

especially on the roads in the mid atlantic and northeast. maybe right for SoCA but thats about it.
Forum: AMG GT
10-30-2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,682
Posted By cproGT

Beautiful!!

Beautiful!!
Forum: W213 AMG
10-21-2018, 04:11 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,930
Posted By tirzaman

In my opinion, the AMG interior is much better...

In my opinion, the AMG interior is much better than BMW’s. The two customizable, integrated screens in the Mercedes are far superior without doubt over the M dashboard. The Mercedes wheel and...
Forum: W213 AMG
10-19-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,930
Posted By SmokinV10

I like the E63 better slightly. Quite honestly, I...

I like the E63 better slightly. Quite honestly, I think both cars are not sufficiently different from their more mundane family members. I like the extra CF on the AMG cars and the way they finish...
Forum: AMG GT
10-15-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,589
Posted By chris135b

Hi all, Here is another perspective on the...

Hi all,

Here is another perspective on the choice between the W213 E63 AMGS and GT-S.

Summary: E63 AMG-S is a super sports sedan; AMG GT-S is a sports/close to a race car.

Details:

After...
Forum: W213 AMG
10-11-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,668
Posted By bobblehead

Not a chance .. even if it’s free.

Not a chance .. even if it’s free.
Forum: W213 AMG
10-09-2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,682
Posted By luoskywalker

Exactly go out there and enjoy the car as much as...

Exactly go out there and enjoy the car as much as you can.
Forum: W213 AMG
10-08-2018, 02:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,682
Posted By Jan AMG

Alfa can be very fast .. to display Check Engine...

Alfa can be very fast .. to display Check Engine light
Forum: W213 AMG
10-08-2018, 12:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 693
Posted By bluesea

A Nice Pair

A nice pair. That's really all I have to say about them. A nice complement to each other.

Several months ago I was strapped into my two month old (to me) F12, ready for a romp in the local...
Forum: W213 AMG
10-07-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,381
Posted By hyperion667

You Sir, know how to have a good time.

You Sir, know how to have a good time.
Forum: W213 AMG
10-07-2018, 12:36 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,381
Posted By Pertplus

That last picture tho...

That last picture tho...
Forum: AMG GT
10-05-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By California John

I was told by a service advisor that the...

I was told by a service advisor that the "internet service" actually has to connect back to Germany and the signal comes from there! German IPs owned by MB! My last three cars have all been the same...
Forum: W213 AMG
10-05-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 893
Posted By E634Me

A well designed engine and transmission should...

A well designed engine and transmission should last a long time if properly maintained.

I have ridden high rpm sport bikes for decades under both sport and racing conditions. It's amazing that...
Forum: AMG GT
09-29-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 892
Posted By triblk6spd

Yes....the finish is very brushed stainless. The...

Yes....the finish is very brushed stainless. The actual brushed stainless is a bit lighter and brushed aluminum is almost white.

The brushed isnt for everyone but it catches the light in a way...
Forum: AMG GT
09-25-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 571
Posted By ItalianJoe1

They will still function, they are designed to...

They will still function, they are designed to read the full range and the controller decides what to do with that info. I agree with your assumption that it will be somewhat stiffer since it's...
Forum: AMG GT
09-25-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,858
Posted By Td33

couldn’t agree with you more. Could care less...

couldn’t agree with you more. Could care less about the depreciation in my sports car. I just enjoy!
Forum: AMG GT
09-25-2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 571
Posted By descartesfool

This article from Daimler provides a description...

This article from Daimler provides a description of the adaptive damping on the SLS, which is likely similar to the GT
...
Forum: AMG GT
09-24-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 571
Posted By ItalianJoe1

I've been looking through WIS hoping for a nice...

I've been looking through WIS hoping for a nice function description of this system, but they are all very basic. The gist of it is, that the suspension control unit does use the level sensors as one...
Forum: AMG GT
09-24-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 571
Posted By thebishman

I’m wondering if the ride height sensors effect...

I’m wondering if the ride height sensors effect shock ‘valving’ in the magnetorheologic shocks. Meaning if a corner of the car is sitting lower than optimal or the other corners, the shock...
Forum: AMG GT
09-24-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,858
Posted By thebishman

You bring up a great point re: the Porsche GT...

You bring up a great point re: the Porsche GT market and it’s ‘market adjustments’ which are rampant currently. No denying that they aren’t fantastic vehicles, but when I see ‘16 GT3 RS’ with <1,000...
Forum: AMG GT
09-23-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,858
Posted By AMG 17GT

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=slCoKaiZzCs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=slCoKaiZzCs
Forum: AMG GT
09-23-2018, 02:37 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,858
Posted By cproGT

Talking Maybee not but on the right color car they just...

Maybee not but on the right color car they just look good!
Forum: AMG GT
09-22-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,858
Posted By thebishman

Carbon Fibre parts on the GT R: Front Wings,...

Carbon Fibre parts on the GT R:

Front Wings, (Fenders);
Roof;
Torque tube.

Not exactly what one would describe as “mostly” CF, but every kg lost is time gained on a road course. Overall the...
Forum: AMG GT
09-21-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 876
Posted By Surge

Guys- relax. This is not a “major lift...

Guys- relax. This is not a “major lift threatening event”!! Steering doesn’t “fail”. There is a physical connection between the wheel in your hand and the two front wheels.

You’re talking about...
Forum: AMG GT
09-21-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,858
Posted By AMG 17GT

so don’t compare the cars in the comparison ??...

so don’t compare the cars in the comparison ?? Bravo run GTR.

And that renntech tuned GTR beat the GT2RS around the ring. Amazing agility and shows the sum of the parts is the magic.
Forum: W213 AMG
09-19-2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,472
Posted By E634Me

Maybe it's the angle of the photo, but those...

Maybe it's the angle of the photo, but those bushings look more than just readjusted to me - they look deformed. Especially the left one.
Forum: W213 AMG
09-19-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,472
Posted By PJmak

Yep thats from my car and the pics were taken off...

Yep thats from my car and the pics were taken off in my garage.

Those barely had any mileage on them. My car was pretty slammed but still, the bushings shouldn't have readjusted them selves.

I...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-18-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,472
Posted By PeterUbers

Sometimes, you just got to call a company out ......

Sometimes, you just got to call a company out ... glad the OP found a good product
Forum: AMG GT
09-18-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,858
Posted By thebishman

Steve Sutcliffe is an excellent driver. I would...

Steve Sutcliffe is an excellent driver. I would suggest that for most owners the GT R, of those four cars, might well be the fastest on that circuit; this because the GT R is so damn stable on a road...
Forum: AMG GT
09-18-2018, 11:59 AM
Forum: AMG GT
09-14-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 685
Posted By Gojirra99

Aston’s are good to look at lol ...

Aston’s are good to look at lol ...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-13-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,472
Posted By E634Me

I didn't have a good experience with K-PAX. ...

I didn't have a good experience with K-PAX. Still regret the time wasted on that movie. Even the K-mac name of the above referenced product would have been enough to keep me away as it somehow...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-13-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,472
Posted By PJmak

I also didnt have such a good experience with...

I also didnt have such a good experience with Kmac on my c class.

Not worth it.
Forum: W213 AMG
09-08-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 599
Posted By Vic55

Im not sure who has done that here (I think no...

Im not sure who has done that here (I think no one ever since ive been here) but having done over 10 sets of spacers with my cars; hubcentric fitment is all that matters. Even Porsche dialed out...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-07-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 599
Posted By Vic55

Spacers just need a longer bolt---- which usually...

Spacers just need a longer bolt---- which usually comes with the kit.
Forum: W213 AMG
09-07-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 599
Posted By BACONMOTORSPORT

I appreciate the input Ron in. Are you on OEM...

I appreciate the input Ron in. Are you on OEM wheels? I am really looking for something that will work if I want to go do a track day. Does anyone here do any HPDE regularly?
Forum: W213 AMG
09-06-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 773
Posted By tonecas

this happens with CCB?? :woowoo:

this happens with CCB?? :woowoo:
Forum: W213 AMG
09-05-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 773
Posted By E634Me

Clearly Mercedes is happy to put these cars into...

Clearly Mercedes is happy to put these cars into the hands of the press and if not encouraging them, certainly expects them to show the cars in various degrees of tire smoking sideways action.
...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-04-2018, 11:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 773
Posted By C’est 063

I’m sorry

lit was not my intention to create a redirect. I was merely commenting on the brake wear issue on my car and the similarity in how they wore out. I did not mean to unintentionally hijack your...
Forum: AMG GT
09-04-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,200
Posted By California John

I think Vic has a cacophony of car brands...

I think Vic has a cacophony of car brands whispering in his ears at all times! Seems like a guy with women on the rotor. One for Monday night from 10-12. Another for midnight to 3:00....And then a...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-03-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,783
Posted By gearboxtrouble

I got suntek's matte film on the front, side...

I got suntek's matte film on the front, side rockers and lower trim bits. I can't really notice its there and it does the job on protection. I will say that the magno paint its actually a very...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-03-2018, 03:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 773
Posted By E634Me

My Jeep Wrangler wore out the rear rotors and...

My Jeep Wrangler wore out the rear rotors and pads in about 30 k miles. Fronts were still fine. It was from traction control coming on all the time trying to limit wheel spin while off roading. ...
Forum: AMG GT
08-29-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,200
Posted By Vic55

I agree, having had three iterations of the Hot...

I agree, having had three iterations of the Hot V- the lag is not prevalent and especially married with the DCT GTS tranny. Maybe sometimes others are feeling acceleration lag :) or as you stated,...
Forum: AMG GT
08-29-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,200
Posted By California John

Interesting. I've never noticed any turbo lag in...

Interesting. I've never noticed any turbo lag in any setting except C in my GTC or my previous GTS - EXCEPT when I'd been driving quite leisurely for extended periods. But when I've let loose the...
Forum: AMG GT
08-28-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,200
Posted By California John

Yep, you knew I'd chime in. 😎 My background is...

Yep, you knew I'd chime in. 😎 My background is with a GTS with the Dynamic Suspension Package (or whatever it's called) - which I drove for two years. And I now have a GTC vert. Plus my GTS was not...
Forum: AMG GT
08-24-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,890
Posted By MalibuScott

I restored and owned a 1947 MG TC. Even after a...

I restored and owned a 1947 MG TC. Even after a complete restoration all of the Lucas wiring, connections, bulbs and parts (I was restoring to original) were sh*t.

Joseph Lucas was known as The...
Forum: W213 AMG
08-15-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 883
Posted By TRUVUDU

agreed! Thats what i have on order.

agreed! Thats what i have on order.
Forum: W213 AMG
08-12-2018, 02:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 783
Posted By E634Me

In the corners at Laguna Seca the GT R was really...

In the corners at Laguna Seca the GT R was really impressive.

i would have liked to have had a lap with a Pro driver in the E63S too to feel the difference.
Forum: W213 AMG
08-07-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,600
Posted By Slugsy

I had a Tesla for a bit, the acceleration was...

I had a Tesla for a bit, the acceleration was great but soulless and to be honest, my driving situations meant the acceleration became a bit of a party trick rather than something I used a lot.
...
Forum: AMG GT
08-07-2018, 02:01 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,008
Posted By BenzGTR

This! Without a doubt, Castrol SRF is by far the...

This! Without a doubt, Castrol SRF is by far the best brake fluid money can buy. I've tried them all on many different cars, it will never fade as long as you keep it fresh and you can go 2-3 times...
Forum: AMG GT
08-06-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,682
Posted By AR_motorwerkz

Beautiful shots as always! :y

Beautiful shots as always! :y
Forum: AMG GT
08-06-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,682
Posted By sno

pictures rock! nice to have some decent roads...

pictures rock! nice to have some decent roads...
Forum: W213 AMG
08-04-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,381
Posted By kcjonz

Beautiful car!

Beautiful car!
Forum: W213 AMG
08-04-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 502
Posted By E63Wagonesque

Wagon Old meets Wagon New

Pulled up to a Euro Coffee and Cars event the other night. My wagon didn’t fit the criteria (had to be two seaters) so I parked in the visitors lot right beside. Lo and behold there was an E55 wagon....
Forum: W213 AMG
08-04-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,381
Posted By E63Wagonesque

That looks so good slammed

That looks so good slammed
Forum: W213 AMG
08-04-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,132
Posted By TRUVUDU

I have the selenite grey magno with nut brown and...

I have the selenite grey magno with nut brown and cf trim. Seen the combo in a few postings and absolutely love it.
Forum: W213 AMG
08-04-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,132
Posted By Mocha15

Selenite Grey and Nut Brown

My E63s wagon is on order with Selenite Grey and Nut Brown interior. Saw pics on internet that looked really sharp. Could not find a real car to look at.
Forum: W213 AMG
08-04-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,381
Posted By E634Me

+2 Really nice. I'd love to have a matching...

+2

Really nice. I'd love to have a matching GTS or even better a GTR to my grey magno E63S. I'm thinking the kids don't really need to go to college that badly, right? . . .
Forum: W213 AMG
08-04-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,600
Posted By kponti

AMG has become the Toyota Supra of our...

AMG has become the Toyota Supra of our generation. Awesome dyno numbers, cannot put the power down on the track (albeit for very very different reasons). We are now becoming dyno queens with awesome...
Forum: W213 AMG
08-04-2018, 05:25 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,600
Posted By Dagger9903

This is an interesting view. It seems to imply...

This is an interesting view. It seems to imply you believe MB / AMG should consider (or is considering) the available headroom above stock form in their design / build. I'm specifically referring to...
Forum: W213 AMG
08-04-2018, 02:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,381
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: AMG GT
08-03-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,682
Posted By triblk6spd

Like that stance!

Like that stance!
Forum: W213 AMG
08-03-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,381
Posted By Dagger9903

Dang man, super nice pics and clean car. Love it.

Dang man, super nice pics and clean car. Love it.
Forum: AMG GT
08-03-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,682
Posted By MalibuScott

You just have to be careful driving around...

You just have to be careful driving around displaced fault lines.

Years ago I hunted on the Ritter Ranch, which is right on the fault, and Ralph Ritter showed me around including a place where the...
Forum: W213 AMG
08-03-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,755
Posted By E634Me

As noted earlier, my clunk-in-th-trunk is back...

As noted earlier, my clunk-in-th-trunk is back after being repaired once.

It started again as an occasional clunk but is now pretty frequent. It has also begun to squeak like you describe above. ...
Forum: AMG GT
08-03-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,682
Posted By cproGT

It looks like u guys have some awesome roads to...

It looks like u guys have some awesome roads to cruise out west!
Forum: W213 AMG
08-01-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By Audiodog

First Flat Tire - Tire Sealant Porn

So had my first flat last weekend. On the Atlantic City Expressway. Noticed the pressure drop to 35psi on the front left. I caught it before the warning came on. By the time I pulled off about 5...
Forum: AMG GT
08-01-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 788
Posted By hyperion667

Thumbs up Doug's Thoughts GT-R

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YqvOHgBhnBU
Forum: W213 AMG
07-20-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 16,726
Posted By Ralcbah

The drivetrain is a big question mark, but I'll...

The drivetrain is a big question mark, but I'll find out soon. There is at least one other guy in the us with this setup....I've spoken with him and his trans is fine thus far with no issues. I'm...
Forum: AMG GT
07-20-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,260
Posted By sno

that is perfect

that is perfect
Forum: AMG GT
07-19-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,260
Posted By AMG 17GT

from the 213 thread. You are running 50 psi...

from the 213 thread. You are running 50 psi according to you.

I stand and corrected on GT
Forum: W213 AMG
07-19-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,076
Posted By Dagger9903

damn, that color combo looks awesome.

damn, that color combo looks awesome.
Forum: W213 AMG
07-19-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 499
Posted By HappE63s

Audi Rs6 vs Amg E63 wagon

https://youtu.be/MiGlJqgPE9c


Nice review from carfection
Forum: AMG GT
07-16-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,164
Posted By thecutter64

In all seriousness , the cabin is noisy under...

In all seriousness , the cabin is noisy under extreme load. In comfort mode, it is not any worse than any other sport vehicle. With the windows closed , A/C on the road noise is tolerable . The...
Forum: AMG GT
07-12-2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,260
Posted By Vic55

No, all oem hardware outside of the springs...

No, all oem hardware outside of the springs remains intact. And i was able to align my car post drop to within spec (toe).
Forum: AMG GT
07-11-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By sneezix

Period driving shoes? I was expecting them to be...

Period driving shoes? I was expecting them to be red.

:v:
Forum: W213 AMG
07-10-2018, 10:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 380
Posted By Vic55

Yeah Serge its true they actually suck LOL.......

Yeah Serge its true they actually suck LOL.... conversely my RS7 with the optional seat package had amazing cooling. I tested them with a sport coat on during a higher temp day and man my back sweat...
Forum: W213 AMG
07-10-2018, 01:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,224
Posted By 2020

Just got the hinges replaced today. No effect...

Just got the hinges replaced today. No effect whats so ever. The door still shuts on you with any incline. The service technician even commented that he did not notice any improvement. This is...
Forum: W213 AMG
07-09-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,174
Posted By cprx7

no english no care. I honestly can't stand that...

no english no care. I honestly can't stand that language
Forum: W213 AMG
07-08-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,097
Posted By absent

...and still have enough left to get similar...

...and still have enough left to get similar power from Renntech, for both.
Forum: W213 AMG
07-06-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,076
Posted By E634Me

Related to tire wear, anyone else getting new...

Related to tire wear, anyone else getting new tire purchase reminders from their dealer or Mercedes telling them its time for new tires?

I have a bit over 7500 miles and my tires are still in...
Forum: W213 AMG
07-06-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,097
Posted By Jimmy-K

$285k? Lol!

$285k? Lol!
Forum: W213 AMG
07-05-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,076
Posted By Vic55

I check religiously--- so far so great

I check religiously--- so far so great
Forum: AMG GT
07-03-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,589
Posted By Vic55

I have both right now but I have the new W213...

I have both right now but I have the new W213 E63S and its an incredible car based on what its dealing with from a weight perspective. It drives like its 400 lbs lighter and the twin scrolls really...
Forum: W213 AMG
07-02-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,076
Posted By Vic55

There are no factory camber adjustments on our...

There are no factory camber adjustments on our 63's.... as Oren stated, you can add camber bolts to reduce the negative readings.
Forum: W213 AMG
07-01-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,076
Posted By C’est 063

Camber bolts

In previous generations Mercedes made camber bolts. I had this done to my w212. I am not sure these will only increase or decrease camber. Cheers
Forum: W213 AMG
06-30-2018, 02:33 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,870
Posted By E63Wagonesque

Zunsport installed! Can’t wait to go for a drive...

Zunsport installed! Can’t wait to go for a drive tomorrow and not worry about flying intruders into the grill. Love the look too
Forum: W213 AMG
06-30-2018, 02:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By E63Wagonesque

I just installed my Zunsport guards and they look...

I just installed my Zunsport guards and they look factory. I agree that the plastic guards won’t help much for protection, and I doubt that airflow restriction from grill guards will be an issue....
Forum: W213 AMG
06-29-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By shardul

It all honesty the dealership did you a favor. ...

It all honesty the dealership did you a favor.
1. Replaced a damaged part due to a foreign object hitting it at no cost to you.
2. Cater to your unreasonable time frame. All they had to do is give...
Forum: AMG GT
06-28-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 86,598
Posted By fkhan83

Just picked up my GTS Ed 1 after getting wrapped,...

Just picked up my GTS Ed 1 after getting wrapped, chrome delete, Renntech R1 package, and lowered.
...
Forum: AMG GT
06-18-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By JSwan724

I feel your pain. I scraped my GTS E1 spoiler on...

I feel your pain. I scraped my GTS E1 spoiler on one of those curb stops that are just a little higher than they need to be.

I came to the conclusion that I need to be more aware of curb stops and...
Forum: W213 AMG
06-17-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,149
Posted By lap time

Car was at 24xx km (2017 made model, got the car...

Car was at 24xx km (2017 made model, got the car in early June 2017) should be early batch) , was exiting a carpark at 15km/hr, suddenly a loud bang at front. The message below showed up:

Stop...
Forum: AMG GT
06-17-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,964
Posted By rt7085

Which is logical as the "downpipes" originally...

Which is logical as the "downpipes" originally contain the primary cats. The primary O2 and secondary O2 surround them for emissions/lambda sensing & control. So, when you remove them that system...
Forum: W213 AMG
06-13-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,918
Posted By E63Wagonesque

New to the forum! E63S Wagon in Matte Diamond Silver

Hey guys

I am long-time reader, first-time poster (technically, second). Watied 8 months for my delivery and I haven't regretted it at all. I sold my G55 AMG and 997.1 Turbo because of being a new...
Forum: W213 AMG
06-13-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,149
Posted By E634Me

My clunk-in-the-trunk seems to have been mostly...

My clunk-in-the-trunk seems to have been mostly resolved.

They originally checked everything for tightness but that apparently didn't fix the issue, so they ordered a new rear strut and replaced...
Forum: W213 AMG
06-13-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,149
Posted By AMG777

Same issue with mine - popping , groaning from...

Same issue with mine - popping , groaning from rear end. Took in to dealership and advised them it may be rear sway bar, and sure enough it was loose. A quick 15 minute fix.
Wish I could say the...
Forum: W213 AMG
06-12-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 19,723
Posted By Clk63blkseries

Anytime you adjust ride height you then have to...

Anytime you adjust ride height you then have to re-align the car. Anyone that says different is kidding themselves. Also make sure you didn't lower the car and change the rake . If so driving results...
Forum: AMG GT
06-12-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,243
Posted By Vic55

No matter how one drives a GTS or any benz for...

No matter how one drives a GTS or any benz for that matter, a tune will change the throttle response exponentially vs adaptation changes. Benz adaptions require multiple cycles of throttle inputs...
Forum: AMG GT
06-09-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,243
Posted By JSwan724

Instead of spending all that money on a new ECU...

Instead of spending all that money on a new ECU why wouldn’t the tuner reflash/return your ECU back to stock? He must have saved the stock maps for you just in case...right?

In my assessment its...
Forum: W213 AMG
06-07-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,149
Posted By 24Hours

Good luck and keep us posted.

Good luck and keep us posted.
Forum: W213 AMG
06-06-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,149
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Wow, sorry man, all the issues I'm reading lately...

Wow, sorry man, all the issues I'm reading lately is getting scary. I've got 8K miles on my car so far and no issues yet. I also had no issues with my 2012, guess I've got lucky. Hope they get you...
Forum: W213 AMG
06-06-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,149
Posted By chiromikey

Ironic that they ditched the front airsprings in...

Ironic that they ditched the front airsprings in the 212 because of all the problems in the 211. Hopefully they didn’t they jump back in right where they left off...
Forum: W213 AMG
06-05-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 739
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Saw this sign Yesterday for brake jobs

This would be a good deal for our AMG's :)https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_4601_3e898a30ea4cd1d13b7f65a6bdde759a61d94727.jpg
Forum: W213 AMG
05-30-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 850
Posted By speefspeed

wise words, rode for 30 years, averaged 10k miles...

wise words, rode for 30 years, averaged 10k miles a year, mostly street, some track... after never having an accident, I decided to “leave them laughing” and to stick to 4 wheels ... I miss riding...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-30-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 850
Posted By E634Me

Thanks for that helpful post - not!

Thanks for that helpful post - not!
Forum: W213 AMG
05-30-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 850
Posted By 24Hours

Agreed... but the two cut arteries made it...

Agreed... but the two cut arteries made it mission-critical to get that kid to medical attention ASAP... really nice work, Ronin.
Forum: AMG GT
05-29-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,391
Posted By California John

I beg to disagree! But playfully. I too live in...

I beg to disagree! But playfully. I too live in So Cal, have all my life, and find that a cap and some SPF 10 million are all that's needed. I have my top down 90% of the time. Different needs for...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-29-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 850
Posted By cprx7

Wagons and their drivers rule!!

Wagons and their drivers rule!!
Forum: W213 AMG
05-29-2018, 01:57 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,157
Posted By E634Me

Debris large enough to puncture an intercooler is...

Debris large enough to puncture an intercooler is not limited to the track.

See https://mbworld.org/forums/w213-amg/697470-odyssey-amg-tale-two-windshields.html#post7373876

I'd certainly like...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-28-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,506
Posted By Quickburn7

thanks! I will do one track day this summer just...

thanks! I will do one track day this summer just to experience it’s potential and then it will be a weekend canyon driver until someone offers me a rediculous amount of money for it.
Forum: AMG GT
05-25-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,668
Posted By 300blackout

You can get them in sheets from Amazon. They're...

You can get them in sheets from Amazon. They're aluminum and won't rust. Remove the bumper, cut to size and attach with silicone adhesive, epoxy, or safety wire.
Forum: AMG GT
05-25-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,391
Posted By California John

I don't know or particularly care how they are...

I don't know or particularly care how they are selling - but I have a roadster - GTC A and love it. Now I live in Southern California so the top is down most of the time so that's part of the...
Forum: AMG GT
05-25-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 698
Posted By California John

Great reporting! I feel the same way in all...

Great reporting! I feel the same way in all respects although my experience has been at Laguna Seca - twice. Same groups as you. Track time, staff, general atmosphere, food, vibe - everything is as...
Forum: AMG GT
05-23-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,668
Posted By Vic55

And people were so quick to blame Benz LOL--- but...

And people were so quick to blame Benz LOL--- but I can see why.

Im glad it was resolved fast and its really nothing to do with the car.
Forum: AMG GT
05-23-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,668
Posted By emericr

A little string of bad luck looks like. It will...

A little string of bad luck looks like. It will pass away and you will soon enjoy care free miles in your beast
Forum: W213 AMG
05-16-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,315
Posted By E634Me

At Audi and Mercedes driving schools they both...

At Audi and Mercedes driving schools they both teach you to sit closer to the wheel so that you have better leverage and also so that your arms drop more naturally. That way you are less fatigued...
Forum: AMG GT
05-08-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By surfah

Like Ronin I didn't notice a huge difference...

Like Ronin I didn't notice a huge difference between the GT3's RWS compared to my GTS except in a parking lot type situation where one is making sharp turns at slow speeds.

Maybe if I autocrossed...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-08-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By E634Me

Thought I heard a Tesla the other day, turned out...

Thought I heard a Tesla the other day, turned out to be my daughter's sewing machine :slap:
Forum: AMG GT
05-07-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 699
Posted By emericr

I hear what you are saying but not everyone is...

I hear what you are saying but not everyone is lucky enough to have such great curve roads. I visit Sebring or Road Atlanta when possible but down here in SWFL, roads are pretty much straight and...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-07-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,381
Posted By cprx7

I will be doing exactly the same thing covering...

I will be doing exactly the same thing covering whole front and rocker



I will talk to my detailing guy and ask for clear flim that won't take away from this great paint. I heart same thing...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-07-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,381
Posted By E634Me

I talked with the Protective Film Solutions guys...

I talked with the Protective Film Solutions guys at the Huntington Beach Copters and Coffee event yesterday. They said that there is a film that blends in well with the Magno finish on the E63 -...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-07-2018, 03:05 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,381
Posted By E634Me

Same. I am just careful to use a soap with no...

Same. I am just careful to use a soap with no added shine inside. That and my CR Spotless water filter to help remove the hard stuff that causes water spots.

Use pressure washer to rinse, then...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-06-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,381
Posted By Ariesfamous

Man those are nice rides you have . It's...

Man those are nice rides you have .

It's nice to see you actually put them to work too.
Forum: AMG GT
05-04-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,715
Posted By surfah

You took the time to join this forum and post in...

You took the time to join this forum and post in this thread just to make this absurd request?

I'm glad you're in love with your overweight 10 year-old design Datsun. I've spent time behind the...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-03-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 852
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Just did a 1500 mile trip in the Wagon

The car drove great, really like the self driving features, it tracks the lanes well, much better than my 2015 S550 does, they have come a long ways with the distronic the past few years. I do...
Forum: AMG GT
05-03-2018, 01:34 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,357
Posted By benzbell

Great video. Dang that sounds good. Sounded like...

Great video. Dang that sounds good. Sounded like you had a mic shoved a couple feet down into the exhaust - lol.
Forum: AMG GT
05-01-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,357
Posted By AMG 17GT

Man what a great road/area. Sound much...

Man what a great road/area.

Sound much better. Did you cutout the resonators? Still sounds z little quiet and not many cracks
Forum: AMG GT
04-26-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,467
Posted By 300blackout

I was beyond disgusted with the way HRE do...

I was beyond disgusted with the way HRE do business as well. Just because something looks good in a certain photo angle doesn't mean it will look good in all angles. And what if the customer decides...
Forum: W213 AMG
04-26-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 887
Posted By Vic55

Parkers vid is clearly down hill and was posted...

Parkers vid is clearly down hill and was posted here... so you are correct in your thoughts.

VF is my local tuner for my Audi R8 and my departed F10 M5 and F82 M4. I know the team there personally...
Forum: AMG GT
04-25-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,013
Posted By GTSEdition1

I didn't see much difference but let me know if...

I didn't see much difference but let me know if you do. I think it's to mitigate future failure or something. But I wouldn't mind if it could gain some HP/TQ :cheers:
Forum: AMG GT
04-24-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,281
Posted By California John

You get my respect for a 1:17 at Big Willow. That...

You get my respect for a 1:17 at Big Willow. That is monstrously fast. Randy Pobst driving the wheels off a GTS turned a 1:27 I believe. Willow was my home track for a couple of years and my best...
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