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04-29-2017, 02:07 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 26,502
Posted By JaCe88

Some forums imply that certain brands don't work...

Some forums imply that certain brands don't work well particularly with heat buildup (eg Sandisk)... so I'm thinking this is something I can't afford to fail when I need it most so probably better to...
12-18-2016, 11:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,195
Posted By JaCe88

I thought the w205 COMAND is meant to be able to...

I thought the w205 COMAND is meant to be able to play various formats of video files on USB?

"MPEG, WMV, MOV, AVI, MP4" per...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-24-2016, 09:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 26,533
Posted By JaCe88

Old thread but thanks for all the info. I'm...

Old thread but thanks for all the info. I'm currently debating if I want to spend the extra $3k (AUD) or thereabouts on the diamond white on a GLC250d vs just polar white. My wife thinks white with...
11-23-2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,862
Posted By JaCe88

Just saw this thread - bit late now but no I...

Just saw this thread - bit late now but no I didn't buy the package thankfully. I got corporate pack so may be a bit different.

On another note, my C250 CDI is apparently in recall status and I...
Forum: Diesel Forum
11-23-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 12,084
Posted By JaCe88

Just realised this thread makes me look like I'm...

Just realised this thread makes me look like I'm talking to myself =_+

Anyway as an update, I got called by my local MB dealership in Sydney and apparently the injectors have issues and need...
10-06-2012, 07:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,405
Posted By JaCe88

I haven't tried repairing yet but does COMAND...

I haven't tried repairing yet but does COMAND Online support using the data on the iPhone yet or is it still stuck on the DUN profile requirement?
07-21-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 999
Posted By JaCe88

Drivers seatbelt squeak in AUDM MY12 C250 CDI

My seatbelt reel seems to squeak everytime I lean forward or corner hard (i.e. the seat belt strap is being pulled). Anyone else had this before? MB says I need to book it in for a proper check up...
07-04-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 310,108
Posted By JaCe88

1. Did COMAND Online become compatible with...

1. Did COMAND Online become compatible with iPhones yet or do I still need to keep my damn Blackberry for the BT modem?

2. Tried to use a 2012 map disc in Australia but apparently it requires you...
07-04-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,368
Posted By JaCe88

It is a 1.8L turbo after all... I think the C250...

It is a 1.8L turbo after all... I think the C250 CDI is a far better drive for similar money if you can get over the fact it's a... *gasp*.. diesel.
06-17-2012, 05:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,366
Posted By JaCe88

i wonder if op did it.

i wonder if op did it.
06-17-2012, 05:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,695
Posted By JaCe88

So you can deactivate more stuff than you could...

So you can deactivate more stuff than you could otherwise through the menu when taking the car on the dyno? The dyno I went to had difficulty trying to get it to run and not kick down/change...
06-17-2012, 05:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,775
Posted By JaCe88

Agreed the headlights look a little less...

Agreed the headlights look a little less beautiful but then they look very modern which I do like.

My favourite would be the steering wheel and the in-dash screen. Agreed the centre console...
06-08-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 101,218
Posted By JaCe88

i did my full wrap for $3.5k aud in australia...

i did my full wrap for $3.5k aud in australia including the insides finished off.

http://carbonfibrevinylwrap.net.au/matte-black/matte-black-c-class
06-05-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,862
Posted By JaCe88

BMW keep hassling me to test drive the F30...

BMW keep hassling me to test drive the F30 335i... not sure if I want to take up their time as I think I'll probably hold off on changing cars for now.
06-05-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 24,083
Posted By JaCe88

LOL yeah it sucks that we get taxed so much on...

LOL yeah it sucks that we get taxed so much on cars with LCT but after living/working both here and in the States, our tax regime is considerably simpler than yours! I guess everything has it's...
06-04-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 24,083
Posted By JaCe88

I reemphasise you guys are so lucky to have cheap...

I reemphasise you guys are so lucky to have cheap cars in the states. My mid-range C250 in Australia cost $85aud (roughly $85k usd in today's fx rates). I paid for it in cash at 24 (and my last car...
06-04-2012, 06:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,102
Posted By JaCe88

Could you please do a video review or just a...

Could you please do a video review or just a video showing the interface in action? Thanks for all the effort you've put into this. Also let us know if you think whether you would've done it the same...
06-04-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,862
Posted By JaCe88

I'm a bit of a cynic here but I'd say it's...

I'm a bit of a cynic here but I'd say it's because they wanted the C250 CDI and CGI models to be more comparable on paper. The brochure currently says both CDI and CGI models produce the identical...
06-02-2012, 08:05 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,862
Posted By JaCe88

^ They are factory LEDs (at least in AUDM). ...

^ They are factory LEDs (at least in AUDM).

On another note, I took the car to a dyno for fun just to see what the factory tune/engine/etc was running. Given that the brochure advertises...
05-20-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,154
Posted By JaCe88

looks good, and damn u're a nice boyfriend!

looks good, and damn u're a nice boyfriend!
05-19-2012, 03:58 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 56,483
Posted By JaCe88

I'm assuming that means they can't unlock it for...

I'm assuming that means they can't unlock it for higher speeds? (note: I am not from the US!)

I wonder what full online access vs. Mercedes access means in the context of having to unlock stuff in...
05-19-2012, 03:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,481
Posted By JaCe88

I only just realised today that even my June 2011...

I only just realised today that even my June 2011 delivered Australian MY12 C250 has access to Facebook and the newer interface. It's still pretty darn slow but not sure if that's my Blackberry Bold...
05-19-2012, 03:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,660
Posted By JaCe88

It works without any other connection in other...

It works without any other connection in other words- i.e. you don't need to have internet on your phone for the SUNA traffic updates to work. IIRC I got a pamphlet in my welcome pack somewhere...
05-06-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 14,106
Posted By JaCe88

Good choice to remove it. It looks horrible and...

Good choice to remove it. It looks horrible and tacky.
05-06-2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 26,740
Posted By JaCe88

Reality is there's minimal demand for it. I don't...

Reality is there's minimal demand for it. I don't have stats but I'm inclined to think the majority of peeps buying C250's are doing it to modify them or try to get serious power. I too came from an...
05-06-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,450
Posted By JaCe88

I get about 1000kms per tank in my C250 CDI.

I get about 1000kms per tank in my C250 CDI.
05-01-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 21,487
Posted By JaCe88

Ditto. My very normal sized (i.e. not large...

Ditto. My very normal sized (i.e. not large Aviators) glasses won't fit in the OEM case holder thing above the driver.
05-01-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,298
Posted By JaCe88

Parking guidance displays a little white triangle...

Parking guidance displays a little white triangle on the left or right of the P (in blue) when it's working (i.e. you drive at slow speeds and it spots a parking).
04-30-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,915
Posted By JaCe88

Until now I didn't even know you could get 1.6L...

Until now I didn't even know you could get 1.6L w204's but upon reading Wikipedia, it appears the new 2012 C180 is 1.6L!

As far as I'm aware you can always spec a car with the AMG pack but you may...
04-30-2012, 03:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,436
Posted By JaCe88

LOL how subtle. But what I found funny is on my...

LOL how subtle. But what I found funny is on my Evo X MR compared to a standard CJ Lancer, the scale which was used for the instant fuel consumption graph had been stretched. Instead of having...
04-16-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,955
Posted By JaCe88

The people who would appreciate it know the...

The people who would appreciate it know the difference without a badge. That's why I debadged my Evo.
04-11-2012, 06:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,248
Posted By JaCe88

Thanks- I think that clears things up for me! ...

Thanks- I think that clears things up for me!

For anyone else looking, refer to second post in this thread:...
04-10-2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,248
Posted By JaCe88

Thanks for that. So if my fluid is blue, then it...

Thanks for that. So if my fluid is blue, then it means I have 7G-TRONIC PLUS? Now all I need to do is figure out how to check lol!

Still perplexed as I'm looking at the brochure from when I bought...
04-10-2012, 06:44 AM
04-08-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,248
Posted By JaCe88

How do I know if I have 7G-TRONIC or 7G-TRONIC PLUS in my 2011 C250 CDI?

As the title says, how do I know if I have 7G-Tronic or 7G-Tronic Plus in my 2011 C250 CDI? Note: This is the MY12 according to US naming convention- i.e. the facelifted design:
...
04-01-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 43,171
Posted By JaCe88

I don't think it's the app but rather COMAND...

I don't think it's the app but rather COMAND which is slow- I have used it both with a Nokia E51 and a Blackberry Bold 9900 and in both cases it was incredibly slow with good internet connections...
04-01-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,475
Posted By JaCe88

Wait is the head light chrome trim standard in...

Wait is the head light chrome trim standard in the US?? I always thought they were add ons people had stuck on themselves!
04-01-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,709
Posted By JaCe88

There's barely any control over it. Sad but true...

There's barely any control over it. Sad but true :( But hey I guess it looks good.
03-05-2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,826
Posted By JaCe88

I'm just hoping that MB don't screw over the...

I'm just hoping that MB don't screw over the existing owners with a $1000 update to get a feature which was promised when we bought the car (i.e. "iphone internet support coming in a few months or...
03-05-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 56,483
Posted By JaCe88

Warning about Blackberry though- it depends on...

Warning about Blackberry though- it depends on your security settings. In my case my employer enforces a much more strict data encryption which means that 99% of the time I'll get the SMS...
03-05-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 15,603
Posted By JaCe88

Best analogy for debadging. Ever.

Best analogy for debadging. Ever.
03-05-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 13,425
Posted By JaCe88

Seriously guys. ...

Seriously guys.

https://mbworld.org/forums/c-class-w204/417510-2012-engineering-menu-enabling-backup-camera.html
02-29-2012, 11:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 13,138
Posted By JaCe88

I must be one of the few who do like it. I came...

I must be one of the few who do like it. I came from an Evo X MR with the SST and the 7G in the MB feels so smooth and useful. You guys talk of lag in traffic- try driving the Evo with the dual...
02-09-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,360
Posted By JaCe88

After watching...

After watching http://www3.mercedes-benz.com/mbcom_v4/de/techcenter2009/en.html#/collision_prevention_assist/function I figured it out.

Basically Collision Prevention Assist (CPA) is just a...
01-02-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,974
Posted By JaCe88

None of my MB emblem pictures ever seem to come...

None of my MB emblem pictures ever seem to come out looking "good" :(
01-02-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,657
Posted By JaCe88

Great discussion guys. GOod read!

Great discussion guys. GOod read!
12-31-2011, 11:34 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 27,973
Posted By JaCe88

It still baffles me why a <20 y/o would want to...

It still baffles me why a <20 y/o would want to buy a C300. At least here there are so many stigmas that it's a car bought by parents for their spoilt children.

I bought my first Benz (C250) at 24...
12-30-2011, 05:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,713
Posted By JaCe88

Agreed with the above. From the factory, the HK...

Agreed with the above. From the factory, the HK option is a great deal since it's cheap relative to performance and being OEM, it just works. However it is very poor value if you attempt to DIY or...
12-27-2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,786
Posted By JaCe88

The mirrors automatically fold when you lock the...

The mirrors automatically fold when you lock the car using the remote key. This assumes the setting is enabled on the in-dash display under Convenience.

EDIT: Check out manual here for this >...
12-24-2011, 11:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 20,268
Posted By JaCe88

Old thread but thanks for providing insight into...

Old thread but thanks for providing insight into what a matte white w204 would look like. I think it sounds like a headache to live with so I'm glad I went full matte black on mine.
12-24-2011, 03:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,002
Posted By JaCe88

The above was the best day shot I have. ...

The above was the best day shot I have.

Here's a mysterious dark shot:

http://a5.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/s720x720/397491_10151075421025024_797615023_21801370_1175440315_n.jpg
12-23-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,740
Posted By JaCe88

I don't know about you guys but the auto dimming...

I don't know about you guys but the auto dimming feature isn't that useful for me. I mean it works and all, but there are plenty of other things which are higher on my priority list (e.g. I wish I...
12-23-2011, 02:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,897
Posted By JaCe88

I've learnt not to buy spoilers off eBay- seen a...

I've learnt not to buy spoilers off eBay- seen a few friends who bought them made in Taiwan and over time and in the sun they warp and lose shape.
12-23-2011, 02:43 AM
Replies: 5,347
Views: 1,840,218
Posted By JaCe88

I just realised the C300 Sport in the US is...

I just realised the C300 Sport in the US is equivalent to our "AMG" trim on non-AMG cars (i.e. it sits above Elegance/Avantgarde trim). Giveaway is front bumper (compare it to my car in the post...
12-23-2011, 02:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,002
Posted By JaCe88

A new photo: ...

A new photo:

http://a5.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/394356_10150540128327674_739292673_11382356_977761154_n.jpg

I'm still getting a lot of thumbs up and window downs to say hello when...
12-23-2011, 02:34 AM
Replies: 5,347
Views: 1,840,218
Posted By JaCe88

Thought I'd post up my matte in this thread: ...

Thought I'd post up my matte in this thread:

http://a5.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/394356_10150540128327674_739292673_11382356_977761154_n.jpg

Thread:...
12-22-2011, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 20,061
Posted By JaCe88

When I got my car done recently it turned out...

When I got my car done recently it turned out they needed a special tool to undo the handle to get it out. Could be purchased from a generic hardware shop as it wasn't that rare.

Front handles...
12-18-2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 13,969
Posted By JaCe88

Depends on you as a person. I ended up going with...

Depends on you as a person. I ended up going with black as my Evo was white, which whilst looking sportier, doesn't have the same 'class' as black. Silver felt old and dated to me.
12-18-2011, 10:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,002
Posted By JaCe88

Thought about it but am loving stock height....

Thought about it but am loving stock height. Civic was too low for me and I live and work in CBD which means lots of speed bumps and basement carparks. Also can't find a dealer to reprogram my...
12-16-2011, 10:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,002
Posted By JaCe88

I think it looks alright surprisingly- but either...

I think it looks alright surprisingly- but either way, planning on changing rims at some point but no dealer is willing to reprogram my Distronic Plus :( It's on corporate package so can't go too far...
12-16-2011, 10:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,208
Posted By JaCe88

Depends on car/model/etc but given that you are...

Depends on car/model/etc but given that you are looking at a 2012 C250, I highly doubt you are going to have the car long enough for it to actually make that much of a difference in terms of...
12-16-2011, 12:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,002
Posted By JaCe88

We have different model lines in Australia- sport...

We have different model lines in Australia- sport isn't an option.

As for chrome trim, I couldn't decide for a while what to do but decided I wanted a bit of chrome to give it an accent/contrast...
12-15-2011, 11:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,002
Posted By JaCe88

It's interesting because suddenly a lot of lines...

It's interesting because suddenly a lot of lines in the car you wouldn't have noticed otherwise become a lot more visible. It makes the car look a bit more muscular.
12-15-2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,591
Posted By JaCe88

Hey Don, do you have pre cut pieces for the gloss...

Hey Don, do you have pre cut pieces for the gloss around the windows on the w204 sedan? How much would we be looking at to get that landed in Sydney Australia (postcode 2000)?

Alternatively I'm...
12-15-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,002
Posted By JaCe88

Bit under $4k AUD. Difficult to compare though...

Bit under $4k AUD. Difficult to compare though since our labour prices and material costs are typically higher than US.
12-15-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,002
Posted By JaCe88

Thanks guys. I think it looks fantastic too. The...

Thanks guys. I think it looks fantastic too. The Carbon Demon guys did a really thorough job and pulled the car apart, wrapped parts individually and put it back together. I've used them before for...
12-15-2011, 05:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,002
Posted By JaCe88

MY2012 C250 sedan matte wrapped

I think I'm the first in Sydney Australia to do this :)

http://carbonfibrevinylwrap.net.au/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/C250-Matte-Black-12.jpg
...
12-08-2011, 07:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 985
Posted By JaCe88

Do you mean the Audio 20 system? If so, it looks...

Do you mean the Audio 20 system? If so, it looks very similar IMO to the COMAND system with just a slightly smaller screen. Interface looks pretty much the same. Looks a lot better than the small...
12-08-2011, 07:02 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 21,958
Posted By JaCe88

I actually bought the Evo X MR brand new at 21 in...

I actually bought the Evo X MR brand new at 21 in Australia (at $70k AUD, it's about $72k USD in current money). I paid for it in cash with the money I earned whilst working full time and studying...
12-06-2011, 09:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,809
Posted By JaCe88

bump in case anyone has anything to add?

bump in case anyone has anything to add?
12-06-2011, 09:48 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 21,958
Posted By JaCe88

I'm an accountant. Bought the C250 as a 24th...

I'm an accountant. Bought the C250 as a 24th birthday present :)
12-05-2011, 05:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,651
Posted By JaCe88

LOL I justified the expense as a) part of...

LOL I justified the expense as
a) part of protecting the value of the car (i.e. the paint)
b) looks good
c) see above
(oh and d) reward for passing my CA exams)
12-05-2011, 05:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,651
Posted By JaCe88

Looking closer at the photos, they look like it...

Looking closer at the photos, they look like it could be a dealer's "aftermarket" version of the C63 e.g. aftermarket rims, full wrap, etc... as opposed to something from the factory.
12-05-2011, 12:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,651
Posted By JaCe88

Could always DIY wrap a C Class if all you want...

Could always DIY wrap a C Class if all you want is matte black. I'm doing that. Mercedes also did that on the C350 Coupe at the preview/launch.
12-04-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,084
Posted By JaCe88

All my other cars were debadged but I quite like...

All my other cars were debadged but I quite like it on my C250 CDI.
12-03-2011, 10:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,218
Posted By JaCe88

Have a look at our driveaway car prices in...

Have a look at our driveaway car prices in Australia and I'm sure that'll scare you away from the land down under (if you are from the US).

http://www.driveaway.mercedes-benz.com.au/
12-03-2011, 10:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,809
Posted By JaCe88

Is anyone able to add any more info to the door...

Is anyone able to add any more info to the door handle removing process (maybe more pictures) as my installer is a bit nervous about taking them off.
12-03-2011, 09:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,218
Posted By JaCe88

In Australia the traffic updates are free for the...

In Australia the traffic updates are free for the life of the car and there's no real end user agreement/contract/sign-up process as far as I remember.
12-01-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,360
Posted By JaCe88

Collision Prevention Assist vs. Pre-safe Brake?

Does anyone know what the difference is? I'm trying to figure it out from reading the various incarnations of the press release as well as the Youtube videos.

e.g. Video:...
11-30-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,385
Posted By JaCe88

I actually really like the start stop function....

I actually really like the start stop function. At first I thought it was both useless and gimmicky but you learn to drive in such a way that you can control whether it is activated or not (without...
11-29-2011, 10:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,155
Posted By JaCe88

So really the question is whether you're better...

So really the question is whether you're better off holding the brakes or using handbrake to hold the car (given there is no other differences between HOLD function when in N or D)?
11-29-2011, 09:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,809
Posted By JaCe88

Thanks for the info on the door handles- hope it...

Thanks for the info on the door handles- hope it applies to facelifted w204!
11-24-2011, 06:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,980
Posted By JaCe88

Theoretically it should sound a bit better if...

Theoretically it should sound a bit better if they are on SD card or music register (i.e. kept in mp3 format) but there's an insignificant different between that and iPod given the quality of the...
11-24-2011, 01:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,442
Posted By JaCe88

It may be improved but the Audio 20 in the...

It may be improved but the Audio 20 in the facelift version didn't sound too special to me.
11-24-2011, 01:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,280
Posted By JaCe88

I'm so glad it won too- I knew I picked a winner...

I'm so glad it won too- I knew I picked a winner in Sydney :)
11-22-2011, 07:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,981
Posted By JaCe88

Assuming that's not a C250 CDI?

Assuming that's not a C250 CDI?
11-22-2011, 07:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,737
Posted By JaCe88

Thanks mate. So that means the mirror itself has...

Thanks mate. So that means the mirror itself has no special sensors/etc and the only difference from a normal mirror is the little triangle LED?

Cheers
11-21-2011, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,737
Posted By JaCe88

Where is the blind spot assist sensor?

I'm planning on doing a vinyl wrap of the car but realised if they do the mirrors, it might cover up the sensor. Any idea where the sensor actually is?

I presume the other sensors used by...
11-17-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 13,037
Posted By JaCe88

I think it would look tacky and out of place in a...

I think it would look tacky and out of place in a w204.
11-17-2011, 07:25 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 43,171
Posted By JaCe88

Tried using both my iPhone4 and my mate's Samsung...

Tried using both my iPhone4 and my mate's Samsung galaxy s ii, and neither worked for data. Ended up getting a Blackberry Bold 9900 through work and that works.
11-17-2011, 07:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,981
Posted By JaCe88

LOL there are a few piggybacks online but I'm not...

LOL there are a few piggybacks online but I'm not game enough to use any just yet. I came from a modified & tuned Evo X which I used on track so it was a pretty big change. I do miss the gutsy...
11-16-2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,981
Posted By JaCe88

LOL I'm just like you- but I'm currently holding...

LOL I'm just like you- but I'm currently holding out until the car is out of warranty. MB may be back on track to achieving good quality control, but for the time being whilst I'm on corporate...
11-11-2011, 10:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,527
Posted By JaCe88

congrats. i ordered my first benz a little while...

congrats. i ordered my first benz a little while ago too and know how it feels!
11-11-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,588
Posted By JaCe88

The C200 may only have partial electric because...

The C200 may only have partial electric because in Australia at least, my C250 has partial electric (i.e. manual forward/back and manual lumbar).

On a sidenote, a C200 will be very different to...
11-11-2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,797
Posted By JaCe88

Ah I see. Thanks. I'll give my dealer/service...

Ah I see. Thanks. I'll give my dealer/service center a call sometime and ask them what they can do regarding aftermarket rims and how much MB will charge to recalibrate the sensors.

Do you have...
11-10-2011, 03:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,797
Posted By JaCe88

Thanks for that. I wonder how MB Australia is...

Thanks for that. I wonder how MB Australia is with updating the software/resyncing if I change my rims- I'm assuming it's just a software tweak.

Can you elaborate on 'break easy'?
11-09-2011, 07:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,797
Posted By JaCe88

Wheels/rims and mods on PRE-SAFE BRAKE/DISTRONIC PLUS?

Hi guys

My C250 CDI (facelift w204) has the safety pack which includes radar cruise control (Distronic Plus) and pre-safe brake (i.e. it detects imminent crash and has autonomous braking). Is...
11-09-2011, 06:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,946
Posted By JaCe88

Silly question but both pre and post facelift...

Silly question but both pre and post facelift have same specifications in terms of fitting exterior accessories such as mudflaps, spoilers, bodykits, etc right?
11-08-2011, 11:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 33,299
Posted By JaCe88

1. Media Interface kit gives full iPod...

1. Media Interface kit gives full iPod integration and lets you search playlists/etc. Not as wholesome as the Media Interface Plus kit which is an extra $300 or so (RRP) and doesn't add much, but it...
11-08-2011, 09:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 17,219
Posted By JaCe88

LOL a 335i is 2x-3x the average household income...

LOL a 335i is 2x-3x the average household income here (before taxes) so if I saw one wrapped, heck, even a 325i, I wouldn't mind. Only thing with the C250 of mine is it isn't that exciting a car but...
11-08-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 33,299
Posted By JaCe88

And hence you have a business case for convincing...

And hence you have a business case for convincing customers to buy the Media Interface kit. Music Register, even with the copy function, isn't exactly that useful. More of a gimmicky use of the hard...
11-08-2011, 02:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 17,219
Posted By JaCe88

I'm from Australia so it's difficult to gauge but...

I'm from Australia so it's difficult to gauge but it takes 4-5 days labour between 1-2 people so you can guesstimate off that based on wages in your country. I think the going rate here is $4k AUD or...
11-07-2011, 11:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 17,219
Posted By JaCe88

Don't think silver looks too "grey" (i.e. old)? ...

Don't think silver looks too "grey" (i.e. old)?

Keep in mind I just turned 24 lol.
11-07-2011, 11:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 33,299
Posted By JaCe88

From what I've seen on here, that's correct. ...

From what I've seen on here, that's correct.

This is what the option should look like (as in my Australian w204).

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zvf5EIAkyOI
11-07-2011, 11:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 17,219
Posted By JaCe88

Haha whilst white does look good I don't think...

Haha whilst white does look good I don't think I'll change colour that drastically. I'm still tossing up between satin and matte. Satin looks a bit better.
11-07-2011, 02:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 17,219
Posted By JaCe88

My friends said it's lame I'm doing it to a stock...

My friends said it's lame I'm doing it to a stock C250 (because it's stock and not a C63). It's still an $85k car here (about $90k USD) so it's not cheap but I don't like it looking too similar to...
11-06-2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 17,219
Posted By JaCe88

That's good. I'm leaning towards satin black too...

That's good. I'm leaning towards satin black too since that's what I had on my Evo X roof.
11-06-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 17,219
Posted By JaCe88

Should I wrap my car in satin/matte black?

I'm so tempted to wrap my C250 in something similar to this:

http://www.colourmycar.net/content/root/en/images/416x270-mercedes-C320-matt-black-NL.jpg

It offers paint protection, looks cool,...
11-06-2011, 05:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 25,707
Posted By JaCe88

My bad, this was my first Mercedes which I've...

My bad, this was my first Mercedes which I've bought myself/lived with/etc and I forget that before my time, COMAND wasn't as feature-filled as it is today. Thanks for the clarification.
11-06-2011, 02:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 25,707
Posted By JaCe88

So basically for those who don't live in an area...

So basically for those who don't live in an area with Pandora (or care for streaming audio), the only real new feature for an iPhone or iPod user would be the ability to play videos on the COMAND...
11-05-2011, 08:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,760
Posted By JaCe88

I think with my W204 I'm a lot less worried about...

I think with my W204 I'm a lot less worried about it given that it's:
a) not that uncommon a car
b) not that expensive
c) the people who tend to buy it aren't typically interested in stolen...
11-03-2011, 08:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,590
Posted By JaCe88

Thanks

Thanks
11-01-2011, 04:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,590
Posted By JaCe88

Silly question but what colour is your car? Looks...

Silly question but what colour is your car? Looks like satin black wrap to me but a bit difficult to tell given the lighting. Looks great!
11-01-2011, 04:01 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 33,859
Posted By JaCe88

Isn't one of the key benefits to receive any...

Isn't one of the key benefits to receive any software upgrades?

At least in my case, all services (A/B) and pick up/drop off/loan car are included in corporate pack which was included in the price...
10-25-2011, 09:58 PM
10-24-2011, 08:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,568
Posted By JaCe88

As far as I can tell it only supports DVD and AUX...

As far as I can tell it only supports DVD and AUX input. To get additional formats such as videos on your iPhone, you need to get the Multimedia Interface Plus.
10-22-2011, 04:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,618
Posted By JaCe88

Thanks for this thread- just what I was looking...

Thanks for this thread- just what I was looking for. Now I just need to find out how much MB is gonna charge me for this feature since my car already has the standard iPod media interface (standard...
10-22-2011, 04:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,330
Posted By JaCe88

Thought it's worth posting in this thread that...

Thought it's worth posting in this thread that according to the MB website for facelifted w204's, iPhone video is supported using this cable:

"Media Interface video cable
Transforms your...
10-16-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 944
Posted By JaCe88

wow that's a cool video. much better than the...

wow that's a cool video. much better than the hand assembled factory my evo 10 came from.
10-16-2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 48,972
Posted By JaCe88

wow how do you get all that info?!

wow how do you get all that info?!
10-13-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,089
Posted By JaCe88

dang :( closest thing i could think of is an AV...

dang :( closest thing i could think of is an AV output cable or something to that effect and using AUX in.
10-13-2011, 03:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,089
Posted By JaCe88

I didn't know you could watch iPod videos on the...

I didn't know you could watch iPod videos on the COMAND screen- even on my 2012 model.
10-12-2011, 07:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,483
Posted By JaCe88

I agree! I noticed this a few times now and am...

I agree! I noticed this a few times now and am wondering wtf why doesn't it light up. I know that some of the other lights throughout the cabin (at least in Australia) are dependent on spec; e.g....
10-11-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,410
Posted By JaCe88

I find the multimedia cables for the iPod to the...

I find the multimedia cables for the iPod to the proprietary connector on the 2012 COMAND system to be great. Full playlist controls, album coverart, Chinese ID3 tags, etc... what more could you want?
10-11-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,483
Posted By JaCe88

From the discussion which stemmed in my intro...

From the discussion which stemmed in my intro thread, it sounds like USDM do not support copying from SD card. Refer to:...
10-11-2011, 07:59 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,862
Posted By JaCe88

Thought I'd update this with another video...

Thought I'd update this with another video uploaded for another forum: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AQWm4TcHyoM

This video shows the Intelligent Light System in action at night when enabling the...
10-10-2011, 11:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,452
Posted By JaCe88

very nice. damn u modded it fast!

very nice. damn u modded it fast!
10-10-2011, 10:15 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,862
Posted By JaCe88

Erm.. just integrate the album art into the mp3...

Erm.. just integrate the album art into the mp3 file then using iTunes? I wouldn't expect any software or systems to do this other than iTunes which has the "Grab album artwork" feature since this is...
10-10-2011, 09:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,597
Posted By JaCe88

Agreed. If you really want your car in the shot...

Agreed. If you really want your car in the shot maybe put it in the distance/background, but really, your wedding should be about you and her. Cars will come and go- hopefully she won't.

ps....
10-10-2011, 09:48 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,862
Posted By JaCe88

Presume you can but what's the point of the...

Presume you can but what's the point of the including a big "Music Register" hard drive then?
10-10-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,862
Posted By JaCe88

my bad!

my bad!
10-10-2011, 01:31 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,862
Posted By JaCe88

Maybe there's a dealer option in the software to...

Maybe there's a dealer option in the software to reenable it? *shrugs*
10-09-2011, 10:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,449
Posted By JaCe88

They said I had to pay and settle by 30 June with...

They said I had to pay and settle by 30 June with the scheduled delivery date being 30 June (as it was originally meant to come from interstate)... to which I said fine if they promise me a new E...
10-09-2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,449
Posted By JaCe88

did you have to pay in May?

did you have to pay in May?
10-09-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,449
Posted By JaCe88

Out of interest how much premium did it add to...

Out of interest how much premium did it add to your car? When I got it, the dealers all said that there was a sales promotion dropping it down to $3k until end of FY.
10-09-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,449
Posted By JaCe88

I really like the active blind spot too! So glad...

I really like the active blind spot too! So glad I spent the $3k on the Driver Assistance Plus pack because I feel it makes the car much safer (for my girlfriend to drive!). That being said it did...
10-09-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,862
Posted By JaCe88

ps. Let me know if there's anything else you want...

ps. Let me know if there's anything else you want me to take a video of.
10-09-2011, 04:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,449
Posted By JaCe88

ps. Here's description from MB website:

ps. Here's description from MB website:
10-09-2011, 03:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 19,888
Posted By JaCe88

The MB strategy on Smart/A/B class cars is a bit...

The MB strategy on Smart/A/B class cars is a bit ambiguous in various markets. I mean, Australia had a lot of A's but then they discontinued it and left B as the smallest Benz above the Smart.
10-08-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,862
Posted By JaCe88

I don't know the tech behind it but surely it's...

I don't know the tech behind it but surely it's just a firmware issue then right? I'd show the people at MB the video on Youtube and point to your manual and ask them to please explain.

(that...
10-08-2011, 04:14 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 26,557
Posted By JaCe88

I activated it accidentally when trying to park...

I activated it accidentally when trying to park the car after taking it for a test drive... but now that I have the car, I don't think I actually use it (intentionally) other than to see if it's...
10-08-2011, 03:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,695
Posted By JaCe88

Outta interest wanna take a video?

Outta interest wanna take a video?
10-08-2011, 03:48 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,862
Posted By JaCe88

I think it's the most simple of the lot in terms...

I think it's the most simple of the lot in terms of interface and buttons. The latest iDrive and MMI versions have way too many buttons.

Whilst I would like to have some kind of favourites button...
10-07-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,862
Posted By JaCe88

Well I'm basing my view on the countries which I...

Well I'm basing my view on the countries which I live in (i.e. Australia, Malaysia and Singapore), and it works in all three so I haven't got any reason to hold it against them. I can see you're from...
10-07-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,862
Posted By JaCe88

Sorry I should clarify- Corporate Program is...

Sorry I should clarify- Corporate Program is still through retail channels but you are meant to be offered 'corporate pricing' plus several benefits (photo below):
...
10-06-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,862
Posted By JaCe88

I copied mp3s off an SD card inserted into the...

I copied mp3s off an SD card inserted into the dash- there's an option to "Copy to Music Register" when browsing music/photos/etc on the SD (presumably same for USB drive). I'll try and take some...
10-06-2011, 08:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,449
Posted By JaCe88

I tried again tonight at about 90km/h on a...

I tried again tonight at about 90km/h on a desserted motorway and whilst the steering wheel vibration works (very well I might add), it didn't brake the outer wheels to push me back in my lane. To...
10-06-2011, 08:12 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,862
Posted By JaCe88

I know for me it was a real PITA organising the...

I know for me it was a real PITA organising the price because I was also ordering the corporate package and had to provide a business card as well. I think there was a sale or something on until EOFY...
10-03-2011, 07:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,053
Posted By JaCe88

Also works when you park the car and get out with...

Also works when you park the car and get out with keys inside.
10-03-2011, 05:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,449
Posted By JaCe88

Active Lane Keep Assist - unable to activate?

I know this sounds reckless of me but I haven't been able to get the Active Lane Keep Assist to activate (yes I try this when there are no cars around). I have only seen it kick in once with the...
10-02-2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,053
Posted By JaCe88

Thanks for figuring it out. I guess that's what I...

Thanks for figuring it out. I guess that's what I gotta do if I'm trying to be a spy and follow someone without them knowing :)

ps. I wish there was more control (a simple on/off/auto for each...
09-28-2011, 07:23 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,862
Posted By JaCe88

Did you pay on delivery/pick up or when you...

Did you pay on delivery/pick up or when you signed? For my "price", the dealer said I had to fully settle before the end of the day on 30 June.
09-25-2011, 07:18 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,862
Posted By JaCe88

Note that to move seat front/back you need to...

Note that to move seat front/back you need to manually pull the lever. I find it amazing that four different people have all commented "shouldn't that be standard?" and it makes me wonder if maybe I...
09-25-2011, 05:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,120
Posted By JaCe88

Interesting perspective you have. SLK (even...

Interesting perspective you have.

SLK (even in AMG form) is about the price of a C63 or mid-range E class. An SLS is supercar pricing territory and you feel 'special' (e.g. the gullwing doors).
09-24-2011, 05:00 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,862
Posted By JaCe88

As people are PM-ing me to ask, my 2011...

As people are PM-ing me to ask, my 2011 Australian delivered C250 CDI is made in Sindelfingen, Germany (as it has an "A" in the VIN).
09-24-2011, 04:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,147
Posted By JaCe88

I'm really surprised that anyone considers the...

I'm really surprised that anyone considers the current A4 to be better than the facelifted C class interior. I was actually benchmarking them back to back and the A4 was significantly cheaper with...
09-24-2011, 04:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 34,589
Posted By JaCe88

The LOL factor is other than when I first tried...

The LOL factor is other than when I first tried using the Blackberry Bold for DUN internet access, I haven't used it since and have successfully proven this feature is a bit of a useless gimmick. I'm...
09-24-2011, 04:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,293
Posted By JaCe88

It's been a month and I still can't figure out...

It's been a month and I still can't figure out how to make them stay on. Guess they really only work with car running.
09-24-2011, 04:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,247
Posted By JaCe88

That may be correct, but it doesn't mean they are...

That may be correct, but it doesn't mean they are all exported for international markets. I'm pretty sure Thailand and Malaysian assembly lines are for local consumption (i.e. CKD).

ps. My 2011...
09-22-2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,672
Posted By JaCe88

Thanks guys

Thanks guys
09-21-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,044
Posted By JaCe88

My sentiments exactly- and the Audi A4 was...

My sentiments exactly- and the Audi A4 was significantly cheaper ($60k aussie flat for an optioned A4!). The 3 wasn't an option for me purely because a) dealer annoyed me; and b) it's an old car due...
09-21-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,077
Posted By JaCe88

Agreed. I test drove back to back the diesel and...

Agreed. I test drove back to back the diesel and petrol, and whilst the petrol was smooth and a bit more gutsy for a 1.8L engine than you'd expect, the diesel was significantly faster and more 'in...
09-20-2011, 01:21 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,862
Posted By JaCe88

LOL depends if you like pop up screen or not, but...

LOL depends if you like pop up screen or not, but it doesn't have one? *shrugs*




I had a similar feeling too because I test drove a car with that roof, but that being said, I'd happily settle...
09-18-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,966
Posted By JaCe88

My COMAND APS system in the AUDM 2012 C250 CDI...

My COMAND APS system in the AUDM 2012 C250 CDI can show Chinese ID3 tags.
09-18-2011, 06:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,044
Posted By JaCe88

Nice review!!

Nice review!!
09-18-2011, 06:08 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,862
Posted By JaCe88

It's accurate in Australia BUT my biggest gripe...

It's accurate in Australia BUT my biggest gripe is with the map data being out of date. Considering it's a June 2011 delivered car, the M4 became toll free more than a year and a half ago yet the...
09-18-2011, 06:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,966
Posted By JaCe88

Good to see the CF spoiler fits the facelift!

Good to see the CF spoiler fits the facelift!
09-16-2011, 01:07 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,862
Posted By JaCe88

I found it in an online PDF a while ago in an...

I found it in an online PDF a while ago in an unofficial document for the OM651 engine- from memory it was a university/college assignment for engineering students!

EDIT: Here it is!...
09-15-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,862
Posted By JaCe88

I'm under the impression NightSky is from...

I'm under the impression NightSky is from Australia where we have different options packages to the US- i.e. we don't have the whole Luxury vs. Sport. The closest we have are the Avantgarde vs....
09-13-2011, 04:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,684
Posted By JaCe88

I know that for my Australian 2012 MB C250 CDI...

I know that for my Australian 2012 MB C250 CDI with COMAND APS, it came with the iPod cable to plug into a proprietary port inside the centre storage console. This is better than AUX input as it's...
09-12-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,048
Posted By JaCe88

very nice!! black ash and black interior is sexy...

very nice!! black ash and black interior is sexy (i have it in mine!)
09-10-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 16,901
Posted By JaCe88

In case anyone finds this thread and wonders...

In case anyone finds this thread and wonders about it, there's more discussion: https://mbworld.org/forums/c-class-w204/414691-2012-c-class-bulbs-without-lighting-package.html
...
09-10-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 22,212
Posted By JaCe88

Agreed with ucfbeta92- I don't think it looks...

Agreed with ucfbeta92- I don't think it looks that bad.
09-07-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,314
Posted By JaCe88

You don't have much roof to wrap if you have the...

You don't have much roof to wrap if you have the panoramic roof!
09-07-2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 34,589
Posted By JaCe88

Good find- I wonder how existing COMAND APS...

Good find- I wonder how existing COMAND APS Online customers will be looked after. Either way, it was time for a new company phone so I selected the Blackbery Bold 9900 (9930 in the US?) which...
09-04-2011, 06:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 16,347
Posted By JaCe88

You signed up just to post that? Are you...

You signed up just to post that? Are you affiliated with ChipIt? :P
08-30-2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,935
Posted By JaCe88

What does ashtray delete look like? (just...

What does ashtray delete look like? (just curious- don't think it's an option in australia)
08-28-2011, 06:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,672
Posted By JaCe88

Impact of mods on Distronic Plus/Pre-Safe Brake

Are there any implications I should be considering or be aware of if I want to modify my 2011 C250 CDI which has distronic plus (radar cruise control) and pre-safe brake (pre-emptive braking if...
08-27-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,804
Posted By JaCe88

The demo disc is DVD-audio encoded in surround...

The demo disc is DVD-audio encoded in surround sound and was selected to show off the sound system. Agreed it sounds pretty phenomenal and even though I'm not a fan of that type of music (nor do I...
08-25-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,546
Posted By JaCe88

Blackberry phones which support DUN profile...

Blackberry phones which support DUN profile (which is most of them).

I got mine to work with a Nokia E51.



CDI. It felt like it had more 'shove' and pushed you back in the seat with the...
08-25-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 24,524
Posted By JaCe88

I am so glad that I got the HK system. It sounds...

I am so glad that I got the HK system. It sounds so balanced and whilst the bass is nowhere near as "hectic" as my custom Rockford setups in both of my previous cars, it sounds great when listening...
08-21-2011, 06:23 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 310,108
Posted By JaCe88

I'm impressed you guys are able to update your...

I'm impressed you guys are able to update your COMAND so easily in the US. Over here in Aus I'd imagine the dealers would say tough luck.
08-21-2011, 06:22 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,866
Posted By JaCe88

For what it's worth, in Australia, I received a...

For what it's worth, in Australia, I received a small little leather folder with a book inside on Mercedes history. Also included my corporate programme card.
...
08-21-2011, 06:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,783
Posted By JaCe88

what car was it (originally)?? *hits head*

what car was it (originally)?? *hits head*
08-13-2011, 01:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 34,589
Posted By JaCe88

I say try and find an old phone which it works...

I say try and find an old phone which it works with and you'll be surprised how not useful it is.
08-11-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 34,589
Posted By JaCe88

I found a lot of older phones worked (because...

I found a lot of older phones worked (because they support the Bluetooth DUN profile) such as the Nokia E51. I recommend you guys try it out first to see if you think it's worthwhile because in all...
08-11-2011, 07:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 34,589
Posted By JaCe88

No it will not work (as at August 12th 2011 with...

No it will not work (as at August 12th 2011 with an iPhone 4 running iOS4.3).

The only iPhone compatible features will be phone calls and telephone book/redial list synchronisation.

i.e. SMS...
08-10-2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,862
Posted By JaCe88

Congrats :) (and SPeed Limit Assist not...

Congrats :)

(and SPeed Limit Assist not included on AUDM unfortunately)
08-10-2011, 02:43 AM
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Posted By JaCe88

LOL what hand!

LOL what hand!
08-10-2011, 02:43 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,862
Posted By JaCe88

It feels surprisingly stable- it's not as...

It feels surprisingly stable- it's not as sharp/harsh as the Evo obviously but it doesn't roll much and still inspires you with confidence. I have standard Avantgarde seats (not sports/buckets) and...
08-08-2011, 04:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,366
Posted By JaCe88

Yep that's me. Mind you there were lots of other...

Yep that's me. Mind you there were lots of other factors as well such as the reliability concerns (which tend to happen when you start modifying), the negative attention/stereotypes, cost of running...
08-02-2011, 11:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 22,919
Posted By JaCe88

It's not standard on all cars is what I've come...

It's not standard on all cars is what I've come to realise.
08-02-2011, 07:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 34,589
Posted By JaCe88

Agreed with your POV. I really like the fact it...

Agreed with your POV. I really like the fact it can display album art off both iPod and USB, show Chinese text, as well as show the track name (including Chinese text) on the instrment cluster. Other...
07-31-2011, 11:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,293
Posted By JaCe88

I think the DRL's only stay on for a short while...

I think the DRL's only stay on for a short while as set by the user (using the screen in the instrument cluster) as part of convenience lighting.
07-31-2011, 11:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 34,589
Posted By JaCe88

Sorry should've posted this URL for the...

Sorry should've posted this URL for the retrofitting COMAND systems into older Benz models > http://www.comandonline.co.uk/Comand-Retrofit/

That being said I still don't reckon latest COMAND is...
07-31-2011, 11:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,773
Posted By JaCe88

I haven't done this before but saw this link...

I haven't done this before but saw this link elsewhere on the forums for retrofitting the COMAND systems > http://www.comandonline.co.uk/Comand-Retrofit/
07-31-2011, 05:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 34,589
Posted By JaCe88

Pity that PDAnet (the app for Android OS) which...

Pity that PDAnet (the app for Android OS) which enables DUN is rather limited on iPhone (i.e. it doesn't support DUN).




To anyone who's used the COMAND Online system, I think speed and...
07-28-2011, 04:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 34,589
Posted By JaCe88

Not too sure but if anyone would know, check out...

Not too sure but if anyone would know, check out https://mbworld.org/forums/e-class-coupe-c207-cabrio-a207/407846-command-online.html and...
07-27-2011, 06:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,669
Posted By JaCe88

Word of advice, I wouldn't recommend racing out...

Word of advice, I wouldn't recommend racing out to get COMAND Online considering the limited devices it supports and the lack of speed as noted by a few reviewers.

ps. I posted up some info from...
07-27-2011, 06:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 34,589
Posted By JaCe88

COMAND Online is not compatible with iPhone 4...

COMAND Online is not compatible with iPhone 4 running latest iOS updates for internet access or sms access. This is consistent with MB's own website >...
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