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10-11-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,429
Posted By ua549

I eliminated the Audi from consideration based on...

I eliminated the Audi from consideration based on corporate dishonesty regarding diesel engines and illegal software. That was the second major scandal for Audi. I'm not willing to give them a...
06-06-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 767
Posted By BeachBunny

Not complicated -- poor UI design. I swear...

Not complicated -- poor UI design. I swear whoever designed the infotainment UI for the 2018 needs to be sentenced to a life of actually using it. I agree the 2014-2017 menus weren't great,...
05-30-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 11,503
Posted By neodoc

The 2014 Rolls Royce Ghost that I bought from new...

The 2014 Rolls Royce Ghost that I bought from new was up to that point the quietest, smoothest riding car I had ever owned. I'll make some remarks about the different aspects of the vehicle as they...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-29-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,355
Posted By Carac

Case closed, at least. They were legit.

Case closed, at least. They were legit.
05-29-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 11,503
Posted By neodoc

Hello, everyone: I haven't been present on...

Hello, everyone:

I haven't been present on this forum in quite some time, but I'm glad to see that it remains a friendly place. I've read this entire thread and I honestly sympathize with HSLA and...
Replies: 30
Views: 4,483
Posted By barryrobinson19

Jan AMG, I will see what I can do. I am afraid...

Jan AMG, I will see what I can do. I am afraid that may be impossible for me to get the bulletin number again. I am an automotive technician by trade and have been working for Lexus for 25 years. ...
05-28-2018, 05:32 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,525
Posted By XboxMeister

OMG please sell the car so the agony will stop...

OMG please sell the car so the agony will stop already (ours and yours). I've read about this so many times in different threads I'm about ready to buy it from you myself just to make it end.

I...
05-27-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,141
Posted By Streamliner

Good luck with that! I love Germany and the...

Good luck with that! I love Germany and the German people. I used to travel there often on business and was the exclusive U.S. agent for a very prestigious line of German made products, for...
05-24-2018, 06:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,587
Posted By XboxMeister

Always nice to see someone own up to making a...

Always nice to see someone own up to making a mistake in a stand up way. Well done. :-)
05-21-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,289
Posted By Streamliner

I’m not trying to ridicule the OP or anyone else...

I’m not trying to ridicule the OP or anyone else here, but how many times must we hear these horror stories about bent & broken rims, bubbled & blown out tires, etc., before you guys back in snow/pot...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-19-2018, 06:05 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,532
Posted By RDO247

http://youtu.be/Eb9U8kiPr1E

http://youtu.be/Eb9U8kiPr1E
Forum: W213 AMG
03-28-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,683
Posted By Walter Chavez

2018 E63s Personal Review and Experience

So I just want to start off by saying that what a car the E63s has been. In terms of what it can do and how well it does it, hats off to AMG and Mercedes. Initially I posted back that I was getting...
Replies: 13
Views: 2,648
Posted By jbattan

Here is my comprehensive overview of all changes...

Here is my comprehensive overview of all changes for 2018:
https://mbworld.org/forums/s63-amg-4matic-coupe-s65-amg-coupe-c217-convertibles-a217/664892-2018-c217-s63-2.html#post7265206
Replies: 13
Views: 2,648
Posted By Heisenberg

I not too familiar with the cab but these would...

I not too familiar with the cab but these would be my thoughts on the coupe, which is very similar save for the roof and its mechanism -

M157 vs M177 basically a wash, torque is identical. M157...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-11-2017, 06:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,153
Posted By mightar

I did bring that up to their attention - their...

I did bring that up to their attention - their response was that they have no other way to assess whether the fix was actually effective or not without having the motor run.

I'm no mechanic, but I...
Forum: W212 AMG
10-05-2017, 01:10 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,555
Posted By arcticfox

If it was "normal" we would all have that sound. ...

If it was "normal" we would all have that sound. I certainly don't.....

I had several M3's in the past. In my 95, I had a weird vibration between about 1K and 2K rpm. I took it to two different...
Replies: 45
Views: 9,433
Posted By jbattan

The Changes for 2018

And after visiting with the cars at IAA, here's my final list of the numerous changes for the facelift S 63 Coupe/Cabriolet:

* M177 LS2 4.0l Hot V twin-turbo twin-scroll engine with 612 DIN HP 900...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-24-2017, 01:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,750
Posted By J.M.G.

Just make sure, that the car DOES burn oil! In my...

Just make sure, that the car DOES burn oil! In my case, I got the warning message when the car did not burn oil. If one adds up some oil, one runs in significant problems, as too much oil will damage...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-22-2017, 06:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,766
Posted By Savage-wp

That guy is an *******. I have no time for people...

That guy is an *******. I have no time for people like that. Yes, the dealer made a mistake. But they have given you a more expensive car to use until the new car can be used on the roads.
Not sure...
06-23-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,341
Posted By konigstiger

Attachments cover Airmatic details for future...

Attachments cover Airmatic details for future reference.
Forum: W212 AMG
06-04-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 16,569
Posted By Jimminez

Thank you. To be honest, I haven't found a...

Thank you.

To be honest, I haven't found a very noticeable difference in handing due to at weight difference with the wheels. Not even sure what the weight difference is for the wheels alone vs...
06-04-2017, 01:50 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 65,804
Posted By Raphie

It's not really my work, I did my homework,...

It's not really my work, I did my homework, bought a unit, made a shoppinglist and went to Mbenznl,

Steve did all the hard work. :)
It's not cheap, for a factory quality retrofit you'll need:...
05-14-2017, 09:10 PM
Replies: 946
Views: 507,093
Posted By m5zealot

New Shoes! OZ Leggera HLTs

Here are my new wheels! I think I may be the only person in the US with Leggeras on an SL55. I searched online for a month and I did find a member in here with Ultraleggeras and he had to jump thru...
04-22-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,560
Posted By pfarah77

You know you own a R230...

I've seen this thread type on other forums so I figured, why not here?

When:
- You pray to hear that final click when the trunk closes (soft-close feature).
- You cross your fingers every time...
Forum: W212 AMG
04-06-2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 941
Posted By PeterUbers

i think you would love the e550 (2012+) with the...

i think you would love the e550 (2012+) with the biturbo v8... wicked fast and so comfy yet can handle rather well. I had two brand new 550's with bad transmissions and they were both bought back...
03-01-2017, 10:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 873
Posted By StanNH

You can add a few other items to that: ...

You can add a few other items to that:

Following too closely ... "tailgating."
Failure to signal.
Distracted driving.
DUI.
General lack of courtesy ... ego and emotions over common sense.

I...
Forum: W212 AMG
01-23-2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,059
Posted By otakki

I would say the sweet spot for wheel size vs...

I would say the sweet spot for wheel size vs performance is around 17"-18". This is definitely an area with plenty of hot debates. Here is an interesting article for your viewing pleasure:
...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-15-2016, 07:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,567
Posted By crankbiscuit

Thumbs up FIXED

Ladies and Gentlemen,

Firstly, tonnes of apologies for not replying earlier. I work off-shore and the past two hitches have been a disaster leaving me no time to work on my Benz. Nevertheless, the...
10-06-2016, 08:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,044
Posted By okbarnett

I dont know about the mkt in your country. I dont...

I dont know about the mkt in your country. I dont know how it compares.
But to me its not a very desirable car, it doesnt show many, if any options. Very plain, probibly a base model. Could boost...
Forum: W218
09-11-2016, 04:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,327
Posted By Zhariak

Alright, here's an update... I'm hoping this info...

Alright, here's an update... I'm hoping this info can help some of you if this same thing occurs...

Just to re-cap. It's a metal sounding rattle, sounds like it's coming from dash, drive train,...
08-30-2016, 09:37 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,335
Posted By MTrauman

WEBSRFR, You have never owned an S Class...

WEBSRFR,


You have never owned an S Class so don't tell me you know what impacts sales in the US--you have no clue except that Tesla is your GOD.


Again sales numbers. Give it up.


I...
08-28-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,123
Posted By SunnyRayToronto

Greetings Slammer111, Wow, $300 from...

Greetings Slammer111,

Wow, $300 from Mercedes-STEALERSHIP! Well, some things never change,... actually, I thought the price was just over $100 a few years ago (or maybe that was the VW/audi...
Forum: W210 AMG
08-27-2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 839
Posted By Strigoi

Thanks! Honestly, they don't compare at all....

Thanks!

Honestly, they don't compare at all. I'm a big guy at 6'4" 300lbs and think the W210 had a bit more space inside. That could just be the seats though as these really hug me, I do find them...
08-13-2016, 03:38 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,400
Posted By Streamliner

I love that commercial as well, but WHERE is...

I love that commercial as well, but WHERE is Lisa?????

Actually, I lied. I forgot about the new 1986 Carrera Cabriolet I had. At the time, I was a purveyor of a line of items collected by the...
08-01-2016, 08:55 AM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,335
Posted By absent

My niece is a renowned psychiatrist, she told me...

My niece is a renowned psychiatrist, she told me that when dealing with insane people the key is to agree with all they say and try to keep them calm at all cost.
If they believe they have wings and...
06-08-2016, 02:48 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 39,111
Posted By johnnyderm

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1333/80-img_8075_d2783116660ec461a4718aaab249d37fc8ea599c.jpg
...
05-23-2016, 10:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,210
Posted By Ingenere

Oh no. Another "I can buy one of these for dirt"...

Oh no. Another "I can buy one of these for dirt" guys. I see them all the time in the Ferrari world and to some extent in the AMG world.

The cheapest car to buy is usually not the least...
05-13-2016, 11:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,942
Posted By Streamliner

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

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1880x1053/80-image_5f993a2405f827644de83812ab8d16acd2bba3a5.jpg


Well, only because you asked:

1. I happen to think that the W222 looks...
Forum: W212 AMG
04-19-2016, 12:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,539
Posted By PeterUbers

And that's the right answer: want what you have,...

And that's the right answer: want what you have, not what you don't

No need to replace something that doesn't need replacing
Forum: W212 AMG
04-18-2016, 02:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,539
Posted By baltika

E63 2013 vs 2016 - they are more different than you think they are

Besides widely known technical changes such as the bump in HP and the addition of 4Matic as well as different appearance changes the mid life facelift of the E63 brought multiple more saddle cosmetic...
03-28-2016, 01:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,028
Posted By Will Yang

Hi i am new here and this is my W126

Hi everyone

I am new here and this is my w126 i just restored.
Its a 1989 MBZ 560SEL AMG-6.0 I hope you guys will like it!
Not sure how many were made but i think its pretty rare.

...
03-08-2016, 12:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,134
Posted By rs san

Sharing my experience with dash knocking/rubbing sound and my fix.

I just want to share my experience with the the issues I was having with my annoying interior sound. I drive an S63 and since I had it imported, I have been hearing knocking/rubbing sound which is...
05-14-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 16,437
Posted By TomS

I happened to have some time today after I...

I happened to have some time today after I stopped at the local Mercedes dealer. There is a street with speed tables that demonstrates MBC very well. I recorded a video of the tests. I did two runs....
12-07-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,019
Posted By philipgsmith

Smile Mercedes W218 CLS facia rattles

My 2012 CLS 250 CDi has had facia rattles and squeaks since delivery. These have been coming from around the speedo area and around the comand screen. When it has been to the dealer the car was...
07-10-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 164,904
Posted By haoz129

Thumbs up Gel, Sorry for the late reply. We were busy...

Gel,

Sorry for the late reply. We were busy moving last week. And thanks for all your kind words.

You have the great attitude and enough experience.
Actually I know nothing about Mercedes...
05-10-2012, 04:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 24,213
Posted By josephpampliega

Can also be both pump and torque converter...

Can also be both pump and torque converter ($325). In worse case, sometimes torque converter housing. Just changed mine last week.

What happens is the OE oil pump bushing fails and binds onto...
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