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Forum: W212 AMG
07-30-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,386
Posted By otakki

Great job, and great tutorial!

Great job, and great tutorial!
Forum: W212 AMG
12-22-2017, 11:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 433
Posted By otakki

Everything on the list still holds true except...

Everything on the list still holds true except for:
1. Unfortunately, this no longer applies to all AMG engines.
4. This is about to go out of the window soon with plenty of 43 and soon 53 on the...
Forum: W218
08-09-2017, 04:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By otakki

Good job! You are pretty handy!

Good job! You are pretty handy!
Forum: W218
08-04-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By otakki

I had, but that was after I picked up my car from...

I had, but that was after I picked up my car from MB CCC after I struck 2 deers. I took it back and the tank was replaced.

Most likely there's a crack in the tank.
Forum: W212 AMG
06-27-2017, 03:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 511
Posted By otakki

A car transaction is very similar to real estate...

A car transaction is very similar to real estate transaction. Agreed price before PPI is not set in stone. One way is to make that clear to the sellers so you can test drive. I assume those...
06-06-2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,223
Posted By otakki

No worry about English ability. This is a car...

No worry about English ability. This is a car forum to find out infos about cars, not an English class.
Forum: W212 AMG
05-23-2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By otakki

18" wheels, ie the oem 18" wheels, will...

18" wheels, ie the oem 18" wheels, will definitely fit on the rear of any year W212 E63. The same can be said as well for the front of any non 4-matic W212 E63.

If those ebay 18" wheels don't...
Forum: W212 AMG
01-31-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 665
Posted By otakki

Great looking car. With only 9K miles, I guess...

Great looking car. With only 9K miles, I guess someone is not driving it enough.
Forum: W212 AMG
01-23-2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,259
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: W212 AMG
01-04-2017, 06:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,076
Posted By otakki

You will be able to, due to the natural...

You will be able to, due to the natural depreciation curve of cars like this.
Forum: W212 AMG
12-08-2016, 12:40 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,097
Posted By otakki

That's the problem with lots of insurance...

That's the problem with lots of insurance companies out there: Take your money and reassure you at the front, then when something happens they drag their feet and point out some fine prints amidst...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
12-08-2016, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By otakki

I would go with the pressure stated on the fuel...

I would go with the pressure stated on the fuel door placard. I wouldn't go with winter tire pressure for the DWS because they are not winter tires. Nevertheless, good choice with DWS as tires.
Forum: W212 AMG
12-07-2016, 05:03 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,097
Posted By otakki

Please give more infos on this company, "GWC." I...

Please give more infos on this company, "GWC." I have never heard of it before.



Yes, most likely. Airmatic will get worked overtime and fail shortly after...at least that's what I have heard...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
11-13-2016, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,069
Posted By otakki

I have a separate set of wheels for my winter...

I have a separate set of wheels for my winter tires. No TPMS in them. I carry a pressure gauge and check them often. No point in wasting money on a set that sits nearly 3/4 of the year inside bags...
Forum: W213 AMG
10-26-2016, 03:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,970
Posted By otakki

I'm sure the old adage still applies. Some have...

I'm sure the old adage still applies. Some have already noticed the higher power and lower weight but still the same number as the W212 63S.

I have noticed some sites have mentioned the new...
Forum: W212 AMG
10-19-2016, 04:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,223
Posted By otakki

Keeping a battery on full charge with trickle...

Keeping a battery on full charge with trickle charging along with desulfating/conditioning the battery are always beneficial to the battery. Most car nowadays are electric hogs. E63's battery is...
Forum: W212 AMG
10-11-2016, 06:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,059
Posted By otakki

Just don't get into a serious accident and have...

Just don't get into a serious accident and have the other side's attorney find out there is a tint on the windshield.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-04-2016, 01:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,676
Posted By otakki

Why can't car makers contract with self-healing...

Why can't car makers contract with self-healing film makers and have it as an option?! That way, it can be done at the factory and no correction or cleaning would be needed at all.
09-28-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By otakki

He better be kidding when he said that. Try...

He better be kidding when he said that. Try calling around. You don't have to purchase it from the dealership where you buy the car. There are many threads on this topic. Erin at MB of Santa Rosa...
Forum: W212 AMG
09-08-2016, 08:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,950
Posted By otakki

I would get dedicated winter wheels. "Replika"...

I would get dedicated winter wheels. "Replika" brand wheels have some good choices. Canada Wheels carries the brand. Touchless mounting equipment along with skilled operators wouldn't hurt the...
Forum: W212 AMG
09-01-2016, 07:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 997
Posted By otakki

Sorry guys, I would rather just push a button...

Sorry guys, I would rather just push a button than messing with the computer.
08-26-2016, 06:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,475
Posted By otakki

LOL. No "Naked and Afraid" for me.

LOL. No "Naked and Afraid" for me.
Forum: W212 AMG
08-25-2016, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By otakki

IMO, I'll just change oil based on what the...

IMO, I'll just change oil based on what the center screen in the car say. No need to do it earlier.



Correct. With key inserted.
Forum: W212 AMG
08-16-2016, 06:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,144
Posted By otakki

Not sure if it is the same for cars with M157...

Not sure if it is the same for cars with M157 engines. For those with M156 engines, RS is canceled if you do not release the brake pedal in 7 seconds. Side note, RS is canceled if you do not press...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-08-2016, 03:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 903
Posted By otakki

+1 Consumer Reports recently did a study and...

+1
Consumer Reports recently did a study and found Top Tier Gas does make a difference in decreasing build-up in the engine.
http://www.toptiergas.com/
Forum: W212 AMG
08-07-2016, 02:56 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,413
Posted By otakki

Yes, CLS has split folding rear seat. CLS...

Yes, CLS has split folding rear seat.

CLS and E are pretty much the same turtle in different shells, except some little things such as the rear oem wheel of the CLS is 1/2" wider (no idea why MB...
Forum: W212 AMG
07-19-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,420
Posted By otakki

Unfortuantely, it's not that simple. From...

Unfortuantely, it's not that simple. From everything I have read, there is no way to tell. That means it's a potential time bomb. One way is to spend the thousands and do the prevention by...
07-15-2016, 04:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 703
Posted By otakki

Here is an even easier way from another mbworld...

Here is an even easier way from another mbworld thread but I have never tried it:
Buy or borrow a black light. Shine it on the location and you will see the exaction location of the previously...
Forum: W212 AMG
04-29-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,263
Posted By otakki

Nicely done. You have two radar units for the...

Nicely done. You have two radar units for the car?
04-19-2016, 01:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,533
Posted By otakki

Press okay on that screen to see if it will allow...

Press okay on that screen to see if it will allow the vehicle to relearn the sensors. There was a recent post on something similar. The person went back to the shop and they fiddled around with the...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
04-15-2016, 12:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,494
Posted By otakki

Nowadays, FI makes making big power easy. ...

Nowadays, FI makes making big power easy. Unfortunately, that means it wouldn't be long before extinction of the art of extracting power from NA engines. IMO, big power from FI engine doesn't...
Forum: W212 AMG
04-04-2016, 01:42 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,639
Posted By otakki

Being an overly paranoid person, I usually don't...

Being an overly paranoid person, I usually don't trust the tire guys' ability in torquing thing down correctly. It's almost always either over- or under-torque. I always bring my own torque wrench...
Forum: W212 AMG
03-24-2016, 03:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,379
Posted By otakki

Source one of those clear vinyl seat protectors...

Source one of those clear vinyl seat protectors as found in the backseats of taxis in asian countries. Or take it to have it retrofitted like the backseats of those Police Interceptors.:D
Forum: W212 AMG
03-09-2016, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 927
Posted By otakki

PM to Valvestud and he will send you a...

PM to Valvestud and he will send you a build-sheet.
06-29-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,950
Posted By otakki

One possible scenario: If you are in a wreck or...

One possible scenario:
If you are in a wreck or crash where no one is around and can't call for assistance (unconscious, etc), the service will call for rescue and possibly save your life before you...
04-06-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,062
Posted By otakki

"Made in Taiwan"--That's good to know. I'm...

"Made in Taiwan"--That's good to know. I'm actually glad to see MB licensing such high end products to Taiwanese manufacturers since that means Taiwan is definitely capable of producing high end...
Forum: W212 AMG
06-21-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 27,691
Posted By otakki

And if you choose to have a cold shot fo the...

And if you choose to have a cold shot fo the espresso, you simply rotate the a/c vent in the glove box to full on.:D
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