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Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-06-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,976
Posted By msd3075

Per the head tech at my dealer, the 2K mile...

Per the head tech at my dealer, the 2K mile differential oil change is required on the mechanical differentials ('15-'18 C63) and never truly was required on the electronic differentials (all C63S...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-06-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,222
Posted By msd3075

The only real need to increase tire pressures for...

The only real need to increase tire pressures for high speed driving is to help prevent excessive tire deflection due to the increased speeds.

With each revolution of the tire, you are...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-06-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,086
Posted By msd3075

Looking at the dyno results from the Eurocharged...

Looking at the dyno results from the Eurocharged tune, you're big power gain is in the mid-range (3K to 5K), not up near redline. If anything, because of that increase in mid-range power, it'll...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-24-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,315
Posted By msd3075

It's absolutely crazy how trigger-happy so many...

It's absolutely crazy how trigger-happy so many of you are simply because an app told you something. Please see the attached pics, and then try to tell me this isn't a "phantom trip" as someone else...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-11-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By msd3075

You should just expect glares if you have a...

You should just expect glares if you have a speedo on.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
04-24-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,400
Posted By msd3075

I want my 2 minutes back after reading that. Wow.

I want my 2 minutes back after reading that. Wow.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
04-23-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,710
Posted By msd3075

I don't know, the coupe kinda looks like a C300...

I don't know, the coupe kinda looks like a C300 Coupe too.

Crazy how that's even possible.

And I'm not biased either. You are.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
03-28-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 248
Posted By msd3075

https://www.mbonlineparts.com/auto-parts/2015/merc...

https://www.mbonlineparts.com/auto-parts/2015/mercedes-benz/c63-amg-s/base-trim/4-0l-v8-gas-engine/body-cat/glass-windshield-scat

Looks like the part cost ranges from $525 to $975, depending on...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
03-25-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 20,510
Posted By msd3075

From experience, a lot of dealers will replace...

From experience, a lot of dealers will replace the rotors with every brake job, no matter how much life is left in the rotor. There are a few dealers around that won't follow this policy, but they...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
03-14-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,227
Posted By msd3075

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

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x971/20190314_165913_0ee2a92a50865bede046f5074e2269688c68c320.jpg
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-20-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,920
Posted By msd3075

The animation of the headlights is also on cars...

The animation of the headlights is also on cars with the normal analog gauges, albeit only on the smaller screen between the gauges.. It does it on my 2015 C63S, and my screen shows it. But like...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-28-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,429
Posted By msd3075

Maybe I'm the old man here (at least at heart)....

Maybe I'm the old man here (at least at heart). By going significantly above the speed limit up into triple-digit speeds, you are putting everyone around you in extreme danger. You could easily have...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-04-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By msd3075

It's an abbreviation Mercedes uses to denote...

It's an abbreviation Mercedes uses to denote original equipment tires.

As long as they are the right size and performance level, pretty much any tire will work fine.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-03-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 922
Posted By msd3075

The Edition 1 cars are special versions that are...

The Edition 1 cars are special versions that are released with the new model release. Basically the "first edition" to come off the assembly line. They are only cosmetic packages (nothing mechanical...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-02-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 776
Posted By msd3075

A price a used car is going to sell at is based...

A price a used car is going to sell at is based upon it's desirability on the used car market, not what it's original MSRP and/or option add-ons originally cost. The demand for certain options on a...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-02-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,330
Posted By msd3075

There are 3 cooling circuits on our cars. ...

There are 3 cooling circuits on our cars.

The first cooling circuit is like any other car and uses the large main radiator/heat exchanger sitting behind the center grille. This is your normal...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-15-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 940
Posted By msd3075

The 35/30 numbers are the aspect ratio that...

The 35/30 numbers are the aspect ratio that describe the sidewall height of the tires. The number represents a percentage of the tire's width, not a measured length. So a 305/35-19 tire will have a...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
03-26-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 933
Posted By msd3075

Before I bought my C63S, I had an X5 that had...

Before I bought my C63S, I had an X5 that had HUD. I absolutely loved it and thought I'd never want a car without it. My C63S does not have HUD, and when I bought it I wasn't sure if I could revert...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-28-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 15,953
Posted By msd3075

Did these new tires replace worn and/or old...

Did these new tires replace worn and/or old tires? Only reason I ask is that 20mm wider tires shouldn't make a night-and-day difference, especially if you are still running the same pressures as the...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-25-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 472
Posted By msd3075

This isn't anything out of the ordinary for the...

This isn't anything out of the ordinary for the clutch-type LSDs we have on our cars. People tend to think an LSD should act like a locking differential, where both wheels spin at the same speed, but...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-20-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By msd3075

I just had mine done at the dealership last month...

I just had mine done at the dealership last month (30K miles), and it was around $500 for the service.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-07-2018, 10:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 902
Posted By msd3075

I didn't even ask for mine. I just saw on my...

I didn't even ask for mine. I just saw on my service receipt that it had been updated.

It's nice because recently a new highway was built near me (Grand Parkway for the TX folk), and it's good...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-05-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 902
Posted By msd3075

If you go into the NAV screen, pull down and...

If you go into the NAV screen, pull down and scroll left to select Options, select Map Content, there is an option to view the map version. Attached is a pic I took of mine that was updated yesterday...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-20-2017, 10:36 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 36,679
Posted By msd3075

One thing to remember about the Sport (non-PE)...

One thing to remember about the Sport (non-PE) exhaust is that the start-up volume changes depending on the temperature of the engine. My '15 C63S sedan is equipped with the Sport exhaust, and if the...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-13-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,425
Posted By msd3075

Something similar happened to me about 10 years...

Something similar happened to me about 10 years ago, except it was on wet roads instead of ice and it wasn't in a Mercedes.

I was making a left turn off of a highway overpass onto the frontage...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-14-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 807
Posted By msd3075

There is nothing on the car that measures HP/TQ...

There is nothing on the car that measures HP/TQ or anything like that. All that display does is take basic engine parameters (RPM, throttle position, etc) and then runs that through a pre-programmed...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-23-2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,366
Posted By msd3075

As for the original topic.... Even though...

As for the original topic....

Even though it's the exception for sure, I could see someone moving from the C63S to the C43. Someone gets married and/or has kids and needs something more subdued...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-10-2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,346
Posted By msd3075

The theory behind more pistons being better is...

The theory behind more pistons being better is not necessarily that you increase braking force but that your more evenly distribute the braking force across the pads and ultimately across the brake...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-21-2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,782
Posted By msd3075

It's not just that. If his situation truly does...

It's not just that. If his situation truly does get litigious, he just gave a statement in a public forum for the other side to see. I guarantee that a large portion of what he said is not 100%...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-06-2017, 09:02 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,210
Posted By msd3075

This has to be one of the dumbest things I've...

This has to be one of the dumbest things I've read in a while.

I guarantee you it has nothing to do with the fact you pulled to the right and "ruined his satisfaction."

He's sitting in traffic,...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-23-2017, 09:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,777
Posted By msd3075

And the disagreement here stems from the fact...

And the disagreement here stems from the fact that if you follow those instructions on the windshield sticker and look up "further instruction" using the '15 or '16 "Service Booklet", there is no...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-04-2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,341
Posted By msd3075

The M177 is a crossplane crank setup. ...

The M177 is a crossplane crank setup.

Flatplane cranks are fairly rare and are typically used in higher-strung, high performance engines that need revs to make power, not torque monsters like the...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-01-2017, 02:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,091
Posted By msd3075

The standard exhaust makes the same noises...

The standard exhaust makes the same noises (albeit not quite as loud), it's just that the computer controls when/how instead of you having a button to override if it will/won't make the additional...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
04-25-2017, 09:03 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 57,126
Posted By msd3075

Maybe I read his post differently, but I didn't...

Maybe I read his post differently, but I didn't take what he said as saying a software update is tied to recalls.

Recalls are VIN-specific and sometimes can do with cars that were built during...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
04-02-2017, 10:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,323
Posted By msd3075

It's not the speedometer that is at issue, it's...

It's not the speedometer that is at issue, it's the traction/skid/stability control that would have issues.

These systems monitor individual wheel speed, and if you have a different diameter...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
03-24-2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 691
Posted By msd3075

I have three seperate wash mitts for different...

I have three seperate wash mitts for different parts of the car. I have one for the main body, one for body/painted parts that have significant grime/bugs (nose, around and behind wheels wells,...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
03-07-2017, 04:29 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,295
Posted By msd3075

Assuming there is no additional significant...

Assuming there is no additional significant damage under the skin (suspension arm pierced through something, the unibody/frame is severely bent/cracked), I highly doubt this will be totaled....
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-18-2017, 09:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,967
Posted By msd3075

You mention that it should be important to people...

You mention that it should be important to people how a car makes them feel.

To a lot of people, bragging rights about lap times, HP ratings, 1/4 mile times, or price vs performance stats are all...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-02-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,832
Posted By msd3075

In the crazy Texas summer heat, my car will...

In the crazy Texas summer heat, my car will maintain 215F (102C) during normal driving. If I'm stuck in traffic or doing a lot of low speed driving, it'll climb up to 221F (105C). Highest I ever saw...
12-07-2016, 11:10 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 12,661
Posted By msd3075

Please add me to the list. Hood emblem on...

Please add me to the list.

Hood emblem on the W205 is also 57 mm, so you might be getting more requests from the other side.....
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-18-2016, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 827
Posted By msd3075

My car flashed up a message saying to Check Key...

My car flashed up a message saying to Check Key Battery or something to that extent. It did it when my car was about 12 month (12K miles) old.

If you did not see that message, it might not be your...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-11-2016, 05:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 15,436
Posted By msd3075

Or it's that it's two different cars run at two...

Or it's that it's two different cars run at two different locations under two different sets of conditions.

Unless running two cars side-by-side at the same time, comparing printed performance...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-15-2016, 02:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,975
Posted By msd3075

They very likely will fit on the wheels as in...

They very likely will fit on the wheels as in you'll be able to mount them. That doesn't mean that they will work any better (and in many cases won't work as well) than a skinnier tire.
...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-01-2016, 02:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 27,144
Posted By msd3075

You can always reset the system by holding down...

You can always reset the system by holding down the CD Eject button.
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