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03-28-2018, 11:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 667
Posted By tresean1

Hey Raja...yes I remember when we were shopping...

Hey Raja...yes I remember when we were shopping for your car---seems like yesterday. I will also celebrate my year anniversary, in about a week or so; I have only put about 1,000 miles on it. LOL....
03-25-2018, 06:31 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 20,313
Posted By tresean1

You can take it to the repair facility of your...

You can take it to the repair facility of your choice.
03-08-2018, 05:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 955
Posted By tresean1

Funny, my parents and a few of my friends are the...

Funny, my parents and a few of my friends are the same way. I have tried to get them to switch to GEICO, to no avail. They are loyal to their high-rate carriers.

I agree, well at least on one...
01-25-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 986
Posted By tresean1

I agree with you, wholeheartedly. 22k miles...

I agree with you, wholeheartedly.

22k miles still isn't bad for a 2014. If you really have your heart set on BOTH options, then perhaps that one can re-enter as a valid contender. The warranty,...
01-23-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 948
Posted By tresean1

When you say "car shut down", what exactly do you...

When you say "car shut down", what exactly do you mean?
Do you mean the sensors stopped working and disabled themselves? Or do you mean the car literally just turned itself off and loss power,...
12-30-2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3,229
Views: 848,728
Posted By tresean1

^congrats!

^congrats!
12-22-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 30,777
Posted By tresean1

Nice, wanna do mine? :naughty:

Nice, wanna do mine? :naughty:
12-01-2017, 03:04 PM
Replies: 3,229
Views: 848,728
Posted By tresean1

That is quite the beaut. Aside from the missing...

That is quite the beaut. Aside from the missing pano roof and Partronic, I would have mistaken it for mine.:y
09-29-2017, 10:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,215
Posted By tresean1

Well there you have it. KEY08 and I have given...

Well there you have it. KEY08 and I have given our identical opinions. But looks like you have your mind already made up. Good luck with the outcome... :y
09-22-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 415
Posted By tresean1

You don't need full LED lighting package for this...

You don't need full LED lighting package for this to be unique, as the E-class has low beam LEDs also.
09-20-2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 415
Posted By tresean1

https://mbworld.org/forums/e-class-w212/673111-led...

https://mbworld.org/forums/e-class-w212/673111-led-humming-noise.html
09-13-2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 591
Posted By tresean1

Pretty much the gripe was "seat cannot be...

Pretty much the gripe was "seat cannot be adjusted due to inoperable control, use of head-protection system incorporated into headrest will not be optimal" (basically, the task is to get them to see...
09-12-2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,980
Posted By tresean1

I agree with you---I experienced the exact same...

I agree with you---I experienced the exact same thing with my BMW brakes. Luckily I was under the maintenance package and it was time to replace brakes anyway, so I wasn't really out of pocket for...
09-11-2017, 09:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 591
Posted By tresean1

My best friend got his covered under warranty,...

My best friend got his covered under warranty, but the trick is to finagle the gripe. You have to present it not as a trim piece, which is not covered under warranty, but as a functionality issue....
08-14-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 525
Posted By tresean1

To be on the safe side, I would match the part...

To be on the safe side, I would match the part numbers, or just get a seat from a 2014.

Wow. I'm wondering the same...if the accident was the other person's fault, then why are you doing all the...
08-11-2017, 10:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 525
Posted By tresean1

you shouldn't have to

you shouldn't have to
08-07-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,646
Posted By tresean1

I see you got the LED lighting package, which is...

I see you got the LED lighting package, which is a plus. Nice info on the dash cams. What did you do for the rear cam? And what do you mean by LED interior lighting?

I, too, would like that. :)
07-28-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 525
Posted By tresean1

You didn't specify whether you have pre-facrlift...

You didn't specify whether you have pre-facrlift model or facelift model.
I have dynamic seat on my facelift model, and I can tell you the controls are in COMAND, not on the seat. So it'll more...
07-25-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,499
Posted By tresean1

Thanks---I was hoping my description translated...

Thanks---I was hoping my description translated correctly. Glad someone else understands it. :y
07-25-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,502
Posted By tresean1

It's funny...when I first read the title of this...

It's funny...when I first read the title of this thread, I assumed it meant retrofitting facelifted HEADlights on the 2010-2013 models. I immediately thought: "how in the heck are they gonna do...
07-25-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,499
Posted By tresean1

Oh ok, mine is not quite like that; it doesn't...

Oh ok, mine is not quite like that; it doesn't feel like it's gonna stall. I guess the best way to describe mine would be akin to being in the car with someone who has never driven a car before:...
07-24-2017, 01:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By tresean1

Yeah, I am helping one of my interns, with this...

Yeah, I am helping one of my interns, with this very issue, as we speak. He is a young kid with a rental, and he wants this CLK so badly. I told him not to act so enthusiastic & never to say the...
07-23-2017, 07:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,499
Posted By tresean1

Let's get together to file a petition. Maybe we...

Let's get together to file a petition. Maybe we can enact class action lawsuit. :naughty:
07-23-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 12,270
Posted By tresean1

Veterans, if you haven't already done so, please...

Veterans, if you haven't already done so, please contact the members below to ask for your icon. Thank you!

AMGfaninVA - For US Navy icon/Coast Guard

sinape62 - For US Air Force icon

tekfoc...
07-19-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By tresean1

KEY08 is good with this topic; you may want to...

KEY08 is good with this topic; you may want to ask him.
07-15-2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,021
Posted By tresean1

Well this afternoon, I installed a Carbon Fiber...

Well this afternoon, I installed a Carbon Fiber Start/Stop button!
(sorry for all the mess, and crappy lighting--I did this in a hurry while I was packing)

Removed:...
07-15-2017, 04:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 774
Posted By tresean1

Yeah, it'll be a considerable cosmetic/aesthetic...

Yeah, it'll be a considerable cosmetic/aesthetic upgrade. :y
07-12-2017, 08:25 PM
07-11-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 459
Posted By tresean1

Judging from the base model double-foglamps, my...

Judging from the base model double-foglamps, my best guess is that this is a 350 (but I could be wrong). :nix:
07-11-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 459
Posted By tresean1

The only thing you should be nervous about is the...

The only thing you should be nervous about is the extreme obsession with, and addiction to, German engineering! :zoom:
You may need to attend a GAA (German Automobiles Anonymous) class to help with...
07-09-2017, 10:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By tresean1

+1

+1
07-09-2017, 08:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,258
Posted By tresean1

haha, we are getting so lazy, we don't even want...

haha, we are getting so lazy, we don't even want to manage the gears in an automatic transmission. Q: What did we do on cars 15 years ago, when we wanted to park? A: We actually manually shifted it...
07-03-2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 824
Posted By tresean1

Sorry to hear. Happened to me too, and I made a...

Sorry to hear. Happened to me too, and I made a post documenting my experience: https://mbworld.org/forums/e-class-w212/668097-oh-no-designo-diamond-white-paint-got-damaged-help.html
06-29-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 61,899
Posted By tresean1

This morning I added burl walnut trim to the...

This morning I added burl walnut trim to the lower halves of my doors:...
06-26-2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 888
Posted By tresean1

Thanks for the vid...my car is still at the...

Thanks for the vid...my car is still at the Dealer. They are calling the Mercedes rep in on Wednesday.
06-24-2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,243
Posted By tresean1

Its for the V8s to "breathe"

Its for the V8s to "breathe"
06-24-2017, 06:46 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,070
Posted By tresean1

Leather (rare color) for me on both of the cars: ...

Leather (rare color) for me on both of the cars:
Porcelain/Black on the Mercedes
Cinnamon on the BMW

Love the feeling (physical and emotional) both give.


Yes, that is MB-Tex or Artico (as...
06-23-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 607
Posted By tresean1

Well if you had all the sense, then you wouldn't...

Well if you had all the sense, then you wouldn't have asked for our input...and you would have had your mind made up. :rolleyes:
06-22-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 815
Posted By tresean1

Wow, thanks. Shame this is happening on a car...

Wow, thanks. Shame this is happening on a car with such low miles; mine only has 25k mi and now I am concerned. Did they mention (or do you know) if this is a common problem on 2014s, or isolated...
06-21-2017, 10:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By tresean1

The W211 E550 is a great vehicle! The mileage of...

The W211 E550 is a great vehicle! The mileage of the car you are looking at is average, and I don't think the seller is unreasonable in his asking price. I recently sold my 2007 E550, with around...
06-21-2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 888
Posted By tresean1

I have my car at the dealer, and they are...

I have my car at the dealer, and they are checking Lane Keeping Assist (doesn't pull the car back into its lane)/Distronic (biases to the right side of the road)/Parktronic (beeps for no reason, with...
06-20-2017, 10:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,429
Posted By tresean1

1. Well not exactly free, but you can get map...

1. Well not exactly free, but you can get map updates for BMW for only $30 bucks or so...
2. They charge us so they can squeeze every cent out of us. I can understand when the maps were on CD/DVD,...
06-19-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,243
Posted By tresean1

hold "window up" button for 10 seconds?

hold "window up" button for 10 seconds?
06-19-2017, 02:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 888
Posted By tresean1

Driving Impressions of Distronic or Driver's Assistance Package?

Hey guys,
Wanted to know your thoughts on Distronic+. How does it stack up to other manufacturers' laser/adaptive cruise control systems? Any dissatisfactions or limitations you have found? Any...
06-16-2017, 01:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,289
Posted By tresean1

Yes my car IS tinted. I think jaquan was...

Yes my car IS tinted.
I think jaquan was referring to Key08's car, which isnt tinted.
06-16-2017, 12:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,066
Posted By tresean1

So are you saying the 2014 has the Ventilated...

So are you saying the 2014 has the Ventilated Seats option? [the picture you've shown is of a 2016 model]
If so, I think you have made your decision, since you say you are ok with the E350 (since...
06-16-2017, 09:44 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,892
Posted By tresean1

I will be watching them very closely next...

I will be watching them very closely next time...lol.
06-16-2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,289
Posted By tresean1

^Thanks, the tint really set it off right!!! :y

^Thanks, the tint really set it off right!!! :y
06-16-2017, 08:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,289
Posted By tresean1

YoungPong, Here is my designo Diamond White...

YoungPong,

Here is my designo Diamond White Metallic beauty:
...
06-15-2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,892
Posted By tresean1

^Right. I hear ya...

^Right. I hear ya...
06-15-2017, 02:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,289
Posted By tresean1

Welcome to the Club. Key08 and I are the...

Welcome to the Club. Key08 and I are the Ambassadors. :y
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-15-2017, 08:09 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 28,453
Posted By tresean1

+1. This is what I tried to convey above. :y

+1. This is what I tried to convey above. :y
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-14-2017, 09:18 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 28,453
Posted By tresean1

:nix: senior techs are still humans, and humans...

:nix: senior techs are still humans, and humans aren't perfect.
But you are right, it had nothing to do with the installation, it was totally the part's fault.
06-14-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 905
Posted By tresean1

I think you're about a day or two too late. :y ...

I think you're about a day or two too late. :y She already purchased the Lexus....
06-14-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 53,556
Posted By tresean1

https://www.mbusa.com/mercedes/service_and_parts/m...

https://www.mbusa.com/mercedes/service_and_parts/maintenance_schedules
http://www.mercedesbenzofdenver.com/what-is-an-a-service-or-b-service-.htm
:y
06-14-2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,581
Posted By tresean1

Yeah, she did take us for a loop and get us all...

Yeah, she did take us for a loop and get us all riled up...lol.
I don't think the MB had Parktronic or Distronic (if you look at the star in the grille, you can see it is 3D and not flat). But hope...
06-13-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,581
Posted By tresean1

Very true, probably because the Germans spend...

Very true, probably because the Germans spend much more money on R&D, whereas the Japanese/Koreans/Americans spend much less, resulting in dated looks and more frequent redesigns.
06-12-2017, 03:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,066
Posted By tresean1

OK, fair enough. I guess it's a matter of...

OK, fair enough. I guess it's a matter of personal opinion. For me, Apple Car Play and Android Auto were not at all important to me. Also, the interface on the new COMAND doesn't make as much sense...
06-12-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,066
Posted By tresean1

I totally agree. Well, you will enjoy...

I totally agree.



Well, you will enjoy both cosmetically and aesthetically. The real factor, it seems, is the powerplant--which you have just stated that the N/A V6 will be sufficient due to...
06-11-2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,809
Posted By tresean1

You can always switch out...lol

You can always switch out...lol
06-11-2017, 08:22 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,971
Posted By tresean1

Yes, this is an awesome feature I have been using...

Yes, this is an awesome feature I have been using since the days of W203! :y
It also is designed to activate the advanced features of the cabin filter, and filter out any nasty smells or odors.
...
06-09-2017, 06:46 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 12,270
Posted By tresean1

All Marine Corps vets who have contacted me by PM...

All Marine Corps vets who have contacted me by PM have been approved.
06-08-2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,130
Posted By tresean1

Is that now extended to non-AMG cars? I...

Is that now extended to non-AMG cars?

I agree, I like modifications done tastefully and as close to OEM-spec as possible. :y

I was just saying...

I am not ticked off, because it didn't...
06-08-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,130
Posted By tresean1

The same way you are "proud" of your E550...may...

The same way you are "proud" of your E550...may be the same "pride" a person, who has debadged theirs, will have when he smokes that jerk in the Camaro/Mustang/Charger/Challenger/Corvette who always...
06-08-2017, 10:04 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,809
Posted By tresean1

I agree. Seems his has more "clarity". They...

I agree. Seems his has more "clarity". They sent me the wrong one; so they are sending a replacement to me currently. If that doesn't work, I am biting the bullet and going OEM; that GLS' puddle...
06-07-2017, 11:07 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,809
Posted By tresean1

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

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1500x2000/80-20170604_191926_resized_0fa31d262dce8c32909b60fd00528c48e797e7db.jpg
06-07-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 12,270
Posted By tresean1

Is the moderator actually following through with...

Is the moderator actually following through with these requests?
06-07-2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,508
Posted By tresean1

Are you referring to the Datacard? I am not...

Are you referring to the Datacard?

I am not mentioning that; I am actually referring to the VMI.
06-07-2017, 05:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,075
Posted By tresean1

Yeah I have burl walnut

Yeah I have burl walnut
06-06-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 12,270
Posted By tresean1

Hi Bob, I'd like to request mine: USMC here.

Hi Bob,

I'd like to request mine: USMC here.
06-06-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,971
Posted By tresean1

gotta cater to the driver first...lol

gotta cater to the driver first...lol
06-05-2017, 11:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,130
Posted By tresean1

Wow, you've done all that stuff in only a month? ...

Wow, you've done all that stuff in only a month? You're on a roll!!
06-05-2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,030
Posted By tresean1

Thanks...yeah, I have been trying to find CF rear...

Thanks...yeah, I have been trying to find CF rear diffusers, but the only ones I found are for the E63, because the regular E's diffusers are so subtle (unless you know something I don't know and you...
06-04-2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 543
Posted By tresean1

Maybe you can add some voting buttons to the...

Maybe you can add some voting buttons to the thread.
06-03-2017, 11:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,892
Posted By tresean1

Sorry for the delay, I have been super busy....

Sorry for the delay, I have been super busy. Finally got a chance to snap a photo:
...
06-02-2017, 07:52 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,971
Posted By tresean1

You can do this, without Keyless Go. Very...

You can do this, without Keyless Go.

Very true.
06-01-2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,964
Posted By tresean1

Haha, this is funny!

Haha, this is funny!
05-31-2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,892
Posted By tresean1

OK, just took my car to the dealership, no...

OK, just took my car to the dealership, no appointment and unannounced. They were great! My SA [he is awesome] immediately took the car right in...he took it up and washed it and they did the...
05-31-2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,058
Posted By tresean1

haha, they are 19s; they look huge next to his...

haha, they are 19s; they look huge next to his factory rims because they are 17s.
05-31-2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,058
Posted By tresean1

Well, 1 and 3 are identical...so that is 50% of...

Well, 1 and 3 are identical...so that is 50% of the vote right there for Style 791 wheels. :D

I think 2nd place would be the replica AMG wheels, if the sporty aggressive look is what you are going...
05-30-2017, 10:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,058
Posted By tresean1

Thanks for the shoutout bro. Always glad to...

Thanks for the shoutout bro. Always glad to help!!!!
05-30-2017, 04:18 PM
05-29-2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,809
Posted By tresean1

Yeah i was kind of afraid of that. My BMW's...

Yeah i was kind of afraid of that. My BMW's lights are flickering and have burnt the film. I will install the Mercedes lights tomorrow or Wednesday while I'm off :naughty:
05-26-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,058
Posted By tresean1

Hahaha. I was driving the Bimmer, so the Benz's...

Hahaha. I was driving the Bimmer, so the Benz's Distronic wouldnt have helped much!!

Plasti-dip your wheels but wrap your car. There is a good shop here that does an amazing job tinting and...
05-25-2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,853
Posted By tresean1

I'll answer: 1. this is safety feature that's...

I'll answer:
1. this is safety feature that's been on Mercedes (and many German cars) for years...it's essentially an aid that says "we make it virtually impossible for you to lock your keys inside...
05-24-2017, 11:11 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 25,054
Posted By tresean1

see: ...

see:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Mercedes-Distronic-A0009051302-Radar-sensor-Distronic-Plus-Star-A1648880411-/322023075592?hash=item4afa122f08:g:KZMAAOSwWTRW1EL7&vxp=mtr
05-24-2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 25,054
Posted By tresean1

Yes I have everything, full distronic and full...

Yes I have everything, full distronic and full parktronic. And we cannot get the illuminated star on models that have distronic, because it requires a hollow star.
05-24-2017, 08:31 PM
Replies: 404
Views: 139,401
Posted By tresean1

Yeah, my experience with Jeff was shady, at best....

Yeah, my experience with Jeff was shady, at best. And that's putting it nicely.
Not sure how or why he is getting so much praise on here.
05-24-2017, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 417
Posted By tresean1

Yeah, my systems didn't malfunction the first...

Yeah, my systems didn't malfunction the first part of trip either. More than likely due to the rain/grime build up over time, which usually takes few minutes/hours into the trip to accumulate. :y
05-24-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 25,054
Posted By tresean1

Yes, well you do have the LED Lighting Package! :y

Yes, well you do have the LED Lighting Package! :y
05-24-2017, 12:46 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 25,054
Posted By tresean1

Cool---well if I decide to get the AMG grille,...

Cool---well if I decide to get the AMG grille, then you can take my Sport grille, lol

Fair enough; I 100% disagree, but it's your opinion :y I guess you are saying all the SL's dating back to the...
05-23-2017, 04:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,024
Posted By tresean1

You evil guy!! :smash: PETA will be knocking at...

You evil guy!! :smash: PETA will be knocking at your door soon! :rolleyes:
05-23-2017, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By tresean1

I totally get your frustration; in the Bimmer,...

I totally get your frustration; in the Bimmer, you can program the buttons to have a wide variety of functions (i.e. 101.5 FM, Navigation to Home, Sat. Ch. 32, 85.4 AM, etc.). But unfortunately in...
05-22-2017, 10:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,024
Posted By tresean1

No, we don't have cylinder deactivation.

No, we don't have cylinder deactivation.
05-22-2017, 09:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 417
Posted By tresean1

Yes this is normal. My BMW's Collision Avoidance...

Yes this is normal. My BMW's Collision Avoidance System shuts down and throws an error code, too, when it rains heavy. Our systems rely on radar and cameras and IR and all types of tech that, when...
05-22-2017, 09:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 858
Posted By tresean1

I know what you mean...mine works intermittently...

I know what you mean...mine works intermittently too. But I am not complaining...lol. I am glad it doesn't work.

I know, if the A/C or compressor is running, the engine can't necessarily shut...
05-22-2017, 09:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,024
Posted By tresean1

Yeah my gas mileage is similar? :nix: And...

Yeah my gas mileage is similar? :nix:

And if Distrionic is anything like ACC from BMW (which I'm sure it is), then it's using mechanical brakes.
05-22-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,809
Posted By tresean1

I am trying aftermarker first, since people are...

I am trying aftermarker first, since people are saying they haven't had issues. Then i will try OEM later...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-22-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 28,453
Posted By tresean1

Yes, they are designed to fit any Mercedes that...

Yes, they are designed to fit any Mercedes that came standard with the standing hood ornament (and optioned for flat hood badge)...i.e. if there is a Luxury version of the car, then this will fit. ...
05-19-2017, 03:55 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,809
Posted By tresean1

Hey, did you ever get those logo puddle lights? ...

Hey, did you ever get those logo puddle lights? How do you like them? Pics?

I am driving 2017 GLS now, and it had OEM logo lights in the mirrors...sweet!!!
05-19-2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 373
Posted By tresean1

^According to the DOG, there is a 17x8.5" sport...

^According to the DOG, there is a 17x8.5" sport design wheel (that was optional but rare, as many people who went with a sport wheel tended to go to 18")---so I am thinking that may be what the...
05-19-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 373
Posted By tresean1

Since you have 4MATIC Luxury, you have the 17x8;...

Since you have 4MATIC Luxury, you have the 17x8; the 8.5 is staggered for RWD.
05-19-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,236
Posted By tresean1

Don' feel bad, IMO, you are not missing much in...

Don' feel bad, IMO, you are not missing much in not having the woodgrain steering wheel. I liked the woodgrain steering wheel in my W211 because it was a classy addition, but I think it looks out of...
05-18-2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,236
Posted By tresean1

I would say the turbo engine should be pretty...

I would say the turbo engine should be pretty reliable...MB has been super- or turbo-charging since at least the 90's. Hopefully they'd have it figured out by now. BMW came a little late to the...
05-18-2017, 08:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 366
Posted By tresean1

I suppose you can always add the Sport rear...

I suppose you can always add the Sport rear bumper if you're feeling Chrome-y :D
05-18-2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,301
Posted By tresean1

My E550 would do the same thing, intermittent...

My E550 would do the same thing, intermittent trembles and rough idling sometimes. Drove me crazy because I hear and feel everything; dealership changed engine mounts, etc and I still felt it. So I...
05-14-2017, 10:04 PM
Replies: 3,229
Views: 848,728
Posted By tresean1

Had a mini photo shoot today after a car wash. ...

Had a mini photo shoot today after a car wash. Let me know what you guys think...
...
05-12-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,243
Posted By tresean1

Sadly, I think not. The best you can do is use...

Sadly, I think not. The best you can do is use cruise control or Distronic, and set the desired speed for that leg of your trip.
05-10-2017, 10:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,855
Posted By tresean1

I purchased mine by accident/on a whim. I...

I purchased mine by accident/on a whim.

I initially liked the new E when it was introduced in 2009, then very quickly I grew to absolutely despise the boxy/geometrical looks of the pre-facelift E....
05-10-2017, 10:25 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,809
Posted By tresean1

I will be purchasing more bits for the interior. ...

I will be purchasing more bits for the interior. I was looking at getting a carbon fiber wrap for the smartkey...
05-10-2017, 11:08 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,809
Posted By tresean1

When I had my car in for service, the guys were...

When I had my car in for service, the guys were impressed with the emblem and stated it looked top notch. They asked "wow, is that a rare upgraded COMAND factory option or something?" I smiled and...
05-09-2017, 10:44 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,809
Posted By tresean1

^Yeah, is your interior blue as well?

^Yeah, is your interior blue as well?
05-08-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,809
Posted By tresean1

AMG COMAND Control Knob Emblem

In the same vein of OrientBlue3 with his Black Hood Badge thread, I am starting a thread to show others a cool mod I came across.

I added a 3D AMG Affalterbach emblem to the COMAND control knob,...
05-07-2017, 08:15 PM
Replies: 3,229
Views: 848,728
Posted By tresean1

Also added this cool mod...an AMG Affalterbach...

Also added this cool mod...an AMG Affalterbach emblem to the COMAND control knob, very subtle but classy touch.

Before:
...
05-07-2017, 08:15 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 61,899
Posted By tresean1

Also added this cool mod...an AMG Affalterbach...

Also added this cool mod...an AMG Affalterbach emblem to the COMAND control knob, very subtle but classy touch.

Before:
...
05-07-2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 61,899
Posted By tresean1

Finally got around to installing the Black Hood...

Finally got around to installing the Black Hood Badge...

Before:
...
05-06-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By tresean1

I think that is for electronic user manual and...

I think that is for electronic user manual and MBrace, etc.
I dont think these have in-car internet, but I could be wrong.
05-04-2017, 04:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,165
Posted By tresean1

I agree, I used Distronic for the first [lengthy...

I agree, I used Distronic for the first [lengthy period of] time yesterday on my drive home and I got 29.x mpg! I was amazed, my E550 never got anywhere close to that high, and it even rivals my...
05-02-2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,243
Posted By tresean1

Yes mine exhibited the same behavior when I first...

Yes mine exhibited the same behavior when I first got it. Weird huh?
04-24-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,006
Posted By tresean1

It's all in what you find value in. Personally I...

It's all in what you find value in. Personally I would go with the 2014 one, but you would have to make that decision on your own. Ask yourself, "if I buy the 2013, will I regret not getting the...
04-23-2017, 08:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,592
Posted By tresean1

Beautiful car, and nice backdrop. I am envious...

Beautiful car, and nice backdrop. I am envious that you are able to have view of the many cruise ships sailing by!!! :bow:
04-19-2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,725
Posted By tresean1

Like I said before, you can find a "steal", but...

Like I said before, you can find a "steal", but it will likely be a barebones base Luxury model, or maybe a "base" Sport model.

So if a lot of options aren't a big deal for you, then you can...
04-16-2017, 10:48 PM
Replies: 3,229
Views: 848,728
Posted By tresean1

Yeah, now I just need to find out where to source...

Yeah, now I just need to find out where to source these parts from (or some reliable aftermarket sellers with whom owners have had positive experiences)



Car looks badass to me! :bow:
I would...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-15-2017, 05:55 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 17,780
Posted By tresean1

Yep, he has beaten that poor Carbon Fiber horse...

Yep, he has beaten that poor Carbon Fiber horse waaaaaay past death. :beatdeadh The meat is tenderized, and the bones are broken into tiny pieces!!

You do great work, and some of your mods are...
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