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Forum: W212 AMG
03-17-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 723
Posted By Mikeki7

Its true the car is older but the ecus are not so...

Its true the car is older but the ecus are not so different from the biturbos. Even so im sure implementing that feature is not as simple as flashing a tune with mygenius, My point was that having...
Forum: W212 AMG
02-23-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,745
Posted By Mikeki7

For those that are interested, there are...

For those that are interested, there are applicable part numbers for the check valve and the tensioners depending on your engine date. Assuming your car does not already have the check valves then...
Forum: W218
12-27-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,755
Posted By Mikeki7

A star diagnostic would be better suited to find...

A star diagnostic would be better suited to find the exact cause but usually a a bad sensor will throw a specific code, unless you have the oil in wiring harness issue then that can create random...
Forum: W218
07-27-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 446
Posted By Mikeki7

Nahhhh, its just not an amg, very respectable...

Nahhhh, its just not an amg, very respectable look if it did not have amg emblems but to each his own. Great wheels though.
Forum: W212 AMG
05-22-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 22,022
Posted By Mikeki7

The puller part number is in the instructions you...

The puller part number is in the instructions you attached. Looks like its around 50 bux, may have to try it next time I do spark plugs. Also the new part number ignition coils are much more sturdy...
Forum: W212 AMG
04-06-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,639
Posted By Mikeki7

I retrofitted folding mirrors in my cls63 and it...

I retrofitted folding mirrors in my cls63 and it was a fun experience. The hardest part is finding some used folding mirrors that also have blind spot etc to match the options your car already has....
Forum: W218
04-06-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By Mikeki7

If you are referring to something like this then...

If you are referring to something like this then you have to physically open up the lights and modify them. It is kind of in the style of the amg gt euro tail lights, though startup sequences would...
Forum: W218
03-03-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,367
Posted By Mikeki7

Check this thread for some recommendations:...

Check this thread for some recommendations: https://mbworld.org/forums/w212-amg/670568-looking-perfect-fit-heat-range-8-spark-plug-look-inside.html

Personally I would go for the latest p/n...
Forum: W218
03-02-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,367
Posted By Mikeki7

I would probably start with spark plugs and make...

I would probably start with spark plugs and make sure to use dyno mode. Even with bad plugs and tune that torque figure is not right, maybe tires slipping on dyno or something is wrong with it. Not...
02-16-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,490
Posted By Mikeki7

0w-40 or 5w-40 if you live in a warmer climate....

0w-40 or 5w-40 if you live in a warmer climate. Then make sure its 229.5 approved.
02-02-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 594
Posted By Mikeki7

My brother's 2014 cls550 had them. My 2012 cls63...

My brother's 2014 cls550 had them. My 2012 cls63 does not, and I am pretty sure no amg biturbo has them, so I would think its safe to remove unless you are worried about some crazy oncoming puddle...
Forum: W218
01-19-2018, 03:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 302
Posted By Mikeki7

The little leather bar trim piece that is between...

The little leather bar trim piece that is between the center comand control and the climate control is attached with clips so you can pop it out, that will reveal the 2 screws holding in the climate...
Forum: W212 AMG
01-09-2018, 03:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,922
Posted By Mikeki7

+1 to mid city engineering. Have it installed in...

+1 to mid city engineering. Have it installed in my 2012 cls63 with the drone addon and everything works great with full oem functionality.
12-21-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1,187
Views: 154,281
Posted By Mikeki7

Yes, I rarely use the touchscreen myself. Some...

Yes, I rarely use the touchscreen myself. Some apps don't work well with the knob but its good for the most part.
Forum: W212 AMG
11-05-2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,599
Posted By Mikeki7

Why not just clean the harness? I know its...

Why not just clean the harness? I know its tedious but the oil doesn't damage the wiring itself so the harness should be functional. Most of the electrical components are covered with protective...
11-04-2017, 08:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 440
Posted By Mikeki7

I have not done this but if I were to install a...

I have not done this but if I were to install a valved exhaust then I would probably make a hole in the spare wheel well which is plastic and add a rubber grommet for the wire to pass through and use...
Forum: W212 AMG
11-04-2017, 08:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,519
Posted By Mikeki7

Turbo back down pipes might not yield huge gains,...

Turbo back down pipes might not yield huge gains, but if you thought your turbo spool was loud with just downpipes, its even louder with turbo back dp, worth it just for that. Also the stock turbo...
Forum: W212 AMG
11-01-2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,599
Posted By Mikeki7

My 2012 cls63 has around 92k miles and so far one...

My 2012 cls63 has around 92k miles and so far one camshaft position sensor leaked, oil made its way up to the ecu pins but caught it before I had any issues. There is an updated part number for these...
10-31-2017, 11:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By Mikeki7

I have one on my CLS63, the difference is...

I have one on my CLS63, the difference is enormous.. over 100 extra hp. Turbos boost higher, car pulls like an animal. Maintenance depends on how you drive, if you drive normally for the most part...
Forum: W212 AMG
10-31-2017, 11:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,599
Posted By Mikeki7

Star will give you a lot of info on why eco mode...

Star will give you a lot of info on why eco mode is not in a ready state. Always worth looking around the 4 camshaft position sensors for oil residue and disconnecting the ecu and checking to see if...
09-23-2017, 04:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 986
Posted By Mikeki7

Yes and the hood is a completely different shape...

Yes and the hood is a completely different shape as well.

edit for comparison

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09-09-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 585
Posted By Mikeki7

The mercedes Me adapter is not for the US market,...

The mercedes Me adapter is not for the US market, so you would not be able to buy it from a dealer, but if you get one on ebay you can probably get it to work if you register a non USA me portal...
08-24-2017, 05:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,244
Posted By Mikeki7

A mercedes stamp and part number on the back of...

A mercedes stamp and part number on the back of the wheel, will also say made in germany.
08-23-2017, 06:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,840
Posted By Mikeki7

I'm not on any particular side but I don't get...

I'm not on any particular side but I don't get the price argument. Replacement front and rear brembo pads were posted in another thread and each set was 50 bux and that wasn't special pricing. These...
08-13-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,147
Posted By Mikeki7

Might not be a factor but I know there are...

Might not be a factor but I know there are updates available for the drive unit selector module and the mct trans. Especially if you drive a 2012-2013. May or may not fix the issue, updates only take...
08-13-2017, 05:37 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,767
Posted By Mikeki7

Lol I knew the pads were for the rear the front...

Lol I knew the pads were for the rear the front brembo part number is P50127N and I wasn't able to find any for sale so I emailed brembo for a quote because I am curious. The point is people keep...
Forum: W218
07-26-2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By Mikeki7

Just saw this posted on ebay. Might be what you...

Just saw this posted on ebay. Might be what you are looking for.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/19-Mercedes-E63-AMG-Black-OEM-Factory-Wheels-Rims-Tires-E350-E550-CLS550-CLS63/152638410688
07-24-2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,767
Posted By Mikeki7

I agree with you except that atleast the front...

I agree with you except that atleast the front powerstop pads are made in the USA. Do you trust your fellow american? Or oem mb pads made in united kingdom? I know there is a question of materials...
07-24-2017, 04:53 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,767
Posted By Mikeki7

Some of you guys are really stubborn but thats ok...

Some of you guys are really stubborn but thats ok because it brings further interesting discussion. Mercedes parts prices are super inflated even with a dealership employee discount, mercedes still...
Forum: W218
07-24-2017, 04:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,339
Posted By Mikeki7

Your brake pads are thicc!!! But seriously you...

Your brake pads are thicc!!! But seriously you still have a long way to go before needing a brake pad change, its possible there is just some debris between the rotor and brake pad creating the...
06-20-2017, 03:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,730
Posted By Mikeki7

Nothing against the seller and it would be great...

Nothing against the seller and it would be great if he sold for asking price. Sorry I was making more of a rant/general statement on the pricing of these things and what some vendors charge for this...
Forum: W218
06-20-2017, 01:50 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 132,529
Posted By Mikeki7

The ebay seller I bought from was auto.dcr. If...

The ebay seller I bought from was auto.dcr. If anything is wrong, it would be a huge hassle to return it to china so they will try their best to entice you with partial refunds. Also these are made...
06-20-2017, 01:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,730
Posted By Mikeki7

I cant believe how expensive this is. Im not sure...

I cant believe how expensive this is. Im not sure if the macarbon piece is full carbon fiber instead of aluminum or whatever material is used for the circle but in the OPs pictures on the reflection...
Forum: W218
06-19-2017, 02:00 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 132,529
Posted By Mikeki7

From order date my shipment took 11 days from...

From order date my shipment took 11 days from china to cali, will probably take a bit longer to get to florida. Looks like the going rate right now for the diffusers is around $600 but the key is to...
Forum: W218
06-13-2017, 03:35 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,354
Posted By Mikeki7

I believe the intercooler was the same. Only...

I believe the intercooler was the same. Only difference was split cooling. There is an extra coolant reservoir next to the ecu for 2013 and up.
Forum: W218
06-09-2017, 01:07 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,881
Posted By Mikeki7

Overall I am very happy, the diffuser looks epic...

Overall I am very happy, the diffuser looks epic in person but the install was a pain and yes i had to remove the bumper. Surprisingly bumper removal was super easy, so that was not an issue but i...
Forum: W218
06-04-2017, 05:06 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,881
Posted By Mikeki7

yes the 2012-2013 did not come in awd and...

yes the 2012-2013 did not come in awd and congrats on purchase, the car is truly amazing.
05-30-2017, 02:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 646
Posted By Mikeki7

You don't have to tow your car to the dealership....

You don't have to tow your car to the dealership. Bring ample proof of ownership with your vin number and they will order a new key for you... Should be around 300-400 bux and since you are not...
05-28-2017, 02:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,473
Posted By Mikeki7

That is true for many 450 is not alot and time is...

That is true for many 450 is not alot and time is money so I can see people willing to spend that just to get the update at the dealer then do it themselves. I am not one hundred percent sure, from...
05-28-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,473
Posted By Mikeki7

Yep as valjay said you don't have to replace your...

Yep as valjay said you don't have to replace your instrument cluster. Everything can be updated if you have a star diagnostic system. As long as your comand is ntg 4.5 with the yellow scheme you can...
05-27-2017, 11:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,269
Posted By Mikeki7

GLWS! One thing I noticed is that the car does...

GLWS! One thing I noticed is that the car does not appear to have distronic, other than that nice car.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-20-2017, 10:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,450
Posted By Mikeki7

Any love for the bigger brother M157?

Any love for the bigger brother M157?
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