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Forum: AMG GT
Yesterday, 05:02 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,419
Posted By BenzGTR

Cool man. I hope that wing works out. Keep me...

Cool man. I hope that wing works out. Keep me updated!
Forum: AMG GT
02-13-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,419
Posted By BenzGTR

CONGRATS DUDE!! Finally!!! LOL. Are you covering...

CONGRATS DUDE!! Finally!!! LOL. Are you covering the whole car? What mods are you doing after that?
Forum: AMG GT
02-11-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 761
Posted By BenzGTR

As fellow green owner, it looks great dude!!!...

As fellow green owner, it looks great dude!!! Nice job!
Forum: AMG GT
02-06-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,218
Posted By BenzGTR

My Forgeline VX1R track wheels finally came in! ...

My Forgeline VX1R track wheels finally came in!
19X11 front
19X12 rear
Will be running Hoosier A7's and/or Michelin slicks depending on the track
Hoosier sizes:
295-30-19 front
345-3019 rear
...
Forum: AMG GT
01-31-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,086
Posted By BenzGTR

Wow great work ronac!!!! :y

Wow great work ronac!!!! :y
Forum: AMG GT
01-31-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,635
Posted By BenzGTR

I'd say the BMW driver used it's launch control...

I'd say the BMW driver used it's launch control feature and the Mercedes driver didn't, it makes a huge difference
Forum: AMG GT
01-23-2019, 06:44 PM
Forum: AMG GT
01-17-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,042
Posted By BenzGTR

Love that color!

Love that color!
Forum: AMG GT
01-15-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,419
Posted By BenzGTR

The traction control knob isn't doing anything...

The traction control knob isn't doing anything until you disable the stability control on the console. The system is amazing on track, it really blew me away.
Forum: AMG GT
01-15-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,052
Posted By BenzGTR

The wing looks awesome! I'm not really for the...

The wing looks awesome! I'm not really for the open vents on the sides, but overall it looks badass!
Forum: AMG GT
01-15-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,419
Posted By BenzGTR

Congrats! I saw a white one at the dealer not...

Congrats! I saw a white one at the dealer not long ago, they look way better in person in white than pics show!
Forum: AMG GT
01-14-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,086
Posted By BenzGTR

Trust me, it's not the SRF being "cooked" from...

Trust me, it's not the SRF being "cooked" from you driving on a hill. Your brakes would catch on fire before the SRF would cook. Your pads would be toast. I tracked an E63 wagon a few times on...
Forum: AMG GT
01-14-2019, 12:31 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,086
Posted By BenzGTR

Castrol SRF.

Castrol SRF.
Forum: AMG GT
01-14-2019, 12:30 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,086
Posted By BenzGTR

That sounds like cooked fluid, or an air bubble

That sounds like cooked fluid, or an air bubble
Forum: AMG GT
01-13-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,086
Posted By BenzGTR

For the record I tracked my GTR with CCB's (stock...

For the record I tracked my GTR with CCB's (stock rotors and pads with fresh SRF) heavily this weekend and I experienced zero brake fade. I'm a very fast driver pushing the car 10/10ths, had the...
Forum: AMG GT
01-05-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,086
Posted By BenzGTR

:rolf::rolf::rolf::rolf:

:rolf::rolf::rolf::rolf:
Forum: AMG GT
01-05-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,086
Posted By BenzGTR

Watch? I was trying to see if it was the pad on...

Watch? I was trying to see if it was the pad on fire, or if there was fluid leaking so I could trace the problem. Once I was sure it was the pad not not a brake fluid leak I got my extinguisher.
Forum: AMG GT
01-05-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,086
Posted By BenzGTR

Ronin don't be so angry! lmao. He ****ed up...

Ronin don't be so angry! lmao. He ****ed up yeah, but i wouldn't call him a fool in general.
I have an E63 wagon too, here's what happens when you track it LOL-...
Forum: AMG GT
01-04-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,086
Posted By BenzGTR

I think the only true out of the box bullet proof...

I think the only true out of the box bullet proof track cars are the Porsche GT cars and Viper's. I've got 4000 HARD track miles on my 2016 ACR (running michelin slicks too) and the only thing I've...
Forum: AMG GT
01-03-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,086
Posted By BenzGTR

How much was left on the outers on the rears? ...

How much was left on the outers on the rears? Scary. I guess we all need to start taking our wheels off and checking the inside pad after every session? That sucks!
Forum: AMG GT
01-03-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,086
Posted By BenzGTR

Which tires were you on? That's exactly how many...

Which tires were you on? That's exactly how many miles mine had on them before I hit the track and mine are still about half, maybe a little less. I'm an extremely fast driver.
And like Bish said,...
Forum: AMG GT
01-03-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,086
Posted By BenzGTR

This!!! But in your situation if the rear...

This!!! But in your situation if the rear insides worn to the bone while the outers still showed half, that's nuts. It had to be from running it with the ESP on
Forum: AMG GT
01-02-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,086
Posted By BenzGTR

OP, how many miles were on your car before you...

OP, how many miles were on your car before you hit the track?
Forum: AMG GT
01-02-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,086
Posted By BenzGTR

I did two hard sessions on the stickier ZP...

I did two hard sessions on the stickier ZP compound tires and I didn't have any issues, the pads still look good enough for another track weekend.
Forum: AMG GT
12-30-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By BenzGTR

I think what's causing the "light" steering feel...

I think what's causing the "light" steering feel for you is the four wheel steering that the GTC has...
Forum: AMG GT
12-30-2018, 12:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 658
Posted By BenzGTR

32 hot. They'd be faster at 29-30 hot but i was...

32 hot. They'd be faster at 29-30 hot but i was still playing with them.
Forum: AMG GT
12-29-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 658
Posted By BenzGTR

I could get another 2 sessions out of them and...

I could get another 2 sessions out of them and still use for the street for awhile. I was pushing the car 10/10ths
Forum: AMG GT
12-29-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 658
Posted By BenzGTR

Yeah, they made the car so much less tail happy,...

Yeah, they made the car so much less tail happy, it transformed the car. They are a perfect tire for Arizona as it doesn't rain here or get cold. I already put two sessions on them and they are...
Forum: AMG GT
12-28-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 658
Posted By BenzGTR

I put on the ZP compound Z06 spec tires

I put on the ZP compound Z06 spec tires
Forum: AMG GT
12-26-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 658
Posted By BenzGTR

Thanks! If they don't sell soon I'll throw them...

Thanks! If they don't sell soon I'll throw them on ebay!
Forum: AMG GT
12-25-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 545
Posted By BenzGTR

So wheels are ordered. 19X11 fronts we had to...

So wheels are ordered. 19X11 fronts we had to stick with 12" in the rear as Forgeline couldn't make a 12.5" in the wheel I need.
I went with the VX1 in "Satin Black" https://forgeline.com/wheel/vx1/...
Forum: AMG GT
12-23-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 658
Posted By BenzGTR

Used GTR tires for sale

If we aren't allowed to post classified ads links here, mods please delete, I couldn't find where it says we can't.
https://mbworld.org/forums/market/730987

AMG GTR factory tires MICHELIN PILOT...
Forum: Marketplace
12-23-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 641
Posted By BenzGTR

AMG GTR factory tires MICHELIN PILOT SPORT CUP 2

AMG GTR factory tires MICHELIN PILOT SPORT CUP 2
Only 2700 miles (see odometer pic)
Fronts 275-35-19
Rears 325-30-20
I bought a used GTR with 2700 miles and took these off to put stickier track...
Forum: AMG GT
12-22-2018, 01:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,711
Posted By BenzGTR

Yeah our wagon is STIFF, much moreso than the...

Yeah our wagon is STIFF, much moreso than the GTR. It's brutally stiff, we don't mind though it's such a ferocious beast to drive it's just part of the experience. But I was worried that the GTR...
Forum: AMG GT
12-18-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,711
Posted By BenzGTR

I can say that my GTR is MUCH more compliant than...

I can say that my GTR is MUCH more compliant than my wife's E63 Wagon. The wagon is unbelievably stiff. Comfort mode in the wago feels like Race Mode in the GTR.
Forum: AMG GT
12-17-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,218
Posted By BenzGTR

Yeah the whole track. Nasa usually runs CW...

Yeah the whole track. Nasa usually runs CW Saturday and CCW Sunday. I've only done the track a couple times because of the sound limit (In my wifes E63 wagon), but it's extremely easy to learn.
Forum: AMG GT
12-17-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By BenzGTR

That's good to hear, as I was worried I'd be too...

That's good to hear, as I was worried I'd be too conscious of it on the track
Forum: AMG GT
12-16-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,218
Posted By BenzGTR

Ok, cool. I'm good friends with the owner of the...

Ok, cool. I'm good friends with the owner of the Arizona region, and with your experience he'll let you skip all the HPDE 1 through 3 stuff and go right to 4, or even time trials if you are fast.
Forum: AMG GT
12-15-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,057
Posted By BenzGTR

Congrats! Love that color!

Congrats! Love that color!
Forum: AMG GT
12-15-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,218
Posted By BenzGTR

Yeah the ACR's are "slow" on long straights and...

Yeah the ACR's are "slow" on long straights and Viper's in general pull a lot of timing as they get hotter.
It's a private thing with the Porsche guys, I'm lucky to be going or I'd invite you for...
Forum: AMG GT
12-14-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By BenzGTR

Thanks brother! First thought that came to my...

Thanks brother! First thought that came to my mind was I bought a wrecked car and frame was not straight! LOL.
This 4WS is going to take some getting used too as well, for me it feels freaky....
Forum: AMG GT
12-14-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By BenzGTR

Ok, yeah pheeew. I just talked to someone else...

Ok, yeah pheeew. I just talked to someone else that has a GTC and he said it's normal, his does the same thing. Thanks!
Forum: AMG GT
12-14-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,218
Posted By BenzGTR

What do you mean exactly by "a big wing will not...

What do you mean exactly by "a big wing will not help you out of slow speed corners". Are you saying you can come out of a hairpin turn and give the car full throttle immediately and it puts the...
Forum: AMG GT
12-14-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,218
Posted By BenzGTR

Yeah it's a little much. LOL. I really wanted the...

Yeah it's a little much. LOL. I really wanted the Grey Magno. I've only driven it twice now and it gets as much cell phone video/pics as my ACR. What sucks is first thing everyone says "is that a...
Forum: AMG GT
12-14-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By BenzGTR

4WS feel/issue?

When I'm moving my GTR around outside my garage and have the steering wheel locked and reversing, I get a weird feeling/bump, like the tires are rubbing. I can't tell if it's coming from the front...
Forum: AMG GT
12-14-2018, 12:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,218
Posted By BenzGTR

Finally got a GTR! Track build thread!

I've been tracking Viper's hard for a few years, got very fast with them. I've always had Benz daily drivers, so now that my sons are about moved out to college, time for the S63 to go away for a GTR...
Forum: AMG GT
12-14-2018, 12:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 545
Posted By BenzGTR

Yeah we tried a bunch of different spacers today,...

Yeah we tried a bunch of different spacers today, plus spent over an hour measuring everything. As described as you say we could have gone even wider than what we did (11" front, 12.5" rear) but I'm...
Forum: AMG GT
12-13-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 545
Posted By BenzGTR

Widest wheel on the front

I'm working on getting track Forgeline's for my 2018 GTR to run Michelin slicks. The local expert wheels shop spent about an hour doing hardcore measuring. He's positive we can go 10.5" safely, and...
Forum: AMG GT
12-11-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 675
Posted By BenzGTR

This is a great idea, i wish somebody would...

This is a great idea, i wish somebody would develop one we could add with 3M tape
Forum: AMG GT
12-11-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 675
Posted By BenzGTR

Great post. I think most people would get it...

Great post. I think most people would get it for cosmetic reasons, but if you are getting it to go faster at the track you should enough experience and time at the track to play around with the...
Forum: AMG GT
12-11-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,419
Posted By BenzGTR

Gorgeous cars fella's! Congrats!!!!

Gorgeous cars fella's! Congrats!!!!
Forum: AMG GT
12-11-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 675
Posted By BenzGTR

Their splitter looks badass

Their splitter looks badass
Forum: AMG GT
12-11-2018, 12:36 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,419
Posted By BenzGTR

Badass dude! Congrats!

Badass dude! Congrats!
Forum: AMG GT
12-10-2018, 11:39 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,419
Posted By BenzGTR

This is why I cancelled. Your car is on a boat...

This is why I cancelled. Your car is on a boat and you're getting it Friday, but mine has been sitting in a Los Angeles warehouse for 2 months and I had no idea when I'd get it as of 4 days ago. ...
Forum: AMG GT
12-10-2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 675
Posted By BenzGTR

Man thanks for the Tikt.de link, but it's the...

Man thanks for the Tikt.de link, but it's the worst site of all time. LOL. No info for any of their products. But I emailed them, I'll update here if they respond!
Forum: AMG GT
12-10-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 675
Posted By BenzGTR

Not sure what I'm doing wrong but anytime I post...

Not sure what I'm doing wrong but anytime I post links here they disappear. If you look at morris_busyman on instagram he's got 4 pics of a grey magno GTR with the GT4 wing.
I'm sure we'll be able...
Forum: AMG GT
12-10-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,419
Posted By BenzGTR

In Arizona, if you buy a car from a private...

In Arizona, if you buy a car from a private party, there is no sales tax. There's a lot of states like that. If it was from a dealer, even used then I'd have to pay sales tax. This car was the...
Forum: AMG GT
12-10-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 675
Posted By BenzGTR

GT4 wing

Does anyone know where the GT4 wing can be purchased? Or is anyone making copies?
Here's a GTR with the GT4 wing installed-
https://www.instagram.com/p/BnVVjc8lKMG/...
Forum: AMG GT
12-10-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 531
Posted By BenzGTR

Can he make the GT4 wing? I'm sure there are a...

Can he make the GT4 wing? I'm sure there are a few people that would buy that. I would!
https://www.instagram.com/p/BndaW8wFh8B/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BnafcZYldk-/...
Forum: AMG GT
12-10-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,419
Posted By BenzGTR

Well I cancelled my order. How long does...

Well I cancelled my order. How long does Mercedes think they can make us wait with no communication?
I bought a used Green one with 2k miles for $167K plus no sales tax. Sticker was $208K. So...
Forum: AMG GT
12-08-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,184
Posted By BenzGTR

Agreed, the car will NOT have AWD, but I bet it...

Agreed, the car will NOT have AWD, but I bet it does get close to 700hp. Remember these motors are so underrated the GTR is already really 609hp according to Renntech
What the car WILL have to help...
Forum: AMG GT
12-06-2018, 12:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By BenzGTR

Very cool. Would love to get some projected...

Very cool. Would love to get some projected weights for a particular size
Forum: AMG GT
12-02-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,419
Posted By BenzGTR

Man who is getting ready to cancel their order? ...

Man who is getting ready to cancel their order? My GTR has been sitting in a Los Angeles warehouse for about 2 months now. No information at all as to why even though a lot have been delivered. ...
Forum: AMG GT
12-02-2018, 11:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,440
Posted By BenzGTR

Great info as always, thanks!

Great info as always, thanks!
Forum: AMG GT
11-30-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,350
Posted By BenzGTR

How much did it go down?

How much did it go down?
Forum: AMG GT
11-30-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,350
Posted By BenzGTR

I think they are saving the hp bump for the black...

I think they are saving the hp bump for the black series. They don't want the magazines saying things like the car is unwieldy and overpowered etc. I'm guessing the black series will have a much...
Forum: AMG GT
11-29-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,419
Posted By BenzGTR

Congrats dude she's gorgeous! My salesman today...

Congrats dude she's gorgeous! My salesman today told me Mercedes "released" 9 GT cars on carriers today. I wonder how they pick and choose which ones to release. LOL. All I know if mine wasn't one...
Forum: AMG GT
11-29-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,350
Posted By BenzGTR

Have you ever tracked a car with lots of aero? ...

Have you ever tracked a car with lots of aero? It's hard to explain until you've done it. I've tracked Viper's for years, countless thousands of track miles and when you go from a base Viper to an...
Forum: AMG GT
11-29-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,419
Posted By BenzGTR

Where was the car stored at?

Where was the car stored at?
Forum: AMG GT
11-29-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,995
Posted By BenzGTR

Was that the max front camber they could get?

Was that the max front camber they could get?
Forum: AMG GT
11-29-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,350
Posted By BenzGTR

I guess what I mean by "e class motor" is the...

I guess what I mean by "e class motor" is the same turbos. It's widely known that motor is about 80 more hp than the GTR motor despite the factory ratings.
After testing numerous stock cars...
Forum: AMG GT
11-29-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,350
Posted By BenzGTR

That "bodykit" made the car 6 seconds faster at...

That "bodykit" made the car 6 seconds faster at the 'Ring. Much faster than extra ponies would have done.
Forum: AMG GT
11-29-2018, 12:29 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,419
Posted By BenzGTR

This wont let me post a link, dunno why but a...

This wont let me post a link, dunno why but a 2019 GTR got delivered yesterday it's on instgram. Search for xclusiveautogroup
Forum: AMG GT
11-29-2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,419
Posted By BenzGTR

​​​​​​​Congrats dude!!!!!!!! What city/state are...

​​​​​​​Congrats dude!!!!!!!! What city/state are you in?
Forum: AMG GT
11-29-2018, 12:11 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,419
Posted By BenzGTR

There is no power increase for the 2019 model...

There is no power increase for the 2019 model year, or the 2020 model year for that matter
Forum: AMG GT
11-28-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,350
Posted By BenzGTR

Well good news is no power increase for any of...

Well good news is no power increase for any of the 2020 cars including the PRO. I would have cancelled my 2019 if they put the E class motor/turbos in the GTR or PRO
Forum: AMG GT
11-27-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,419
Posted By BenzGTR

Would love for the GTR to get the E/S class...

Would love for the GTR to get the E/S class motor. That would make me want to cancel my 2019 real fast!
Forum: AMG GT
11-27-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,995
Posted By BenzGTR

.......:word::popcorn::popcorn::popcorn:

.......:word::popcorn::popcorn::popcorn:
Forum: AMG GT
11-27-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,419
Posted By BenzGTR

You'd think they'd all want us to have got and...

You'd think they'd all want us to have got and paid for our cars before seeing all the new changes for next model year.
Forum: AMG GT
11-26-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,121
Posted By BenzGTR

Man that's light. Cats on most cars these days...

Man that's light. Cats on most cars these days are HEAVY
Forum: AMG GT
11-26-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,121
Posted By BenzGTR

How much weight did it save?

How much weight did it save?
Forum: AMG GT
11-25-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 810
Posted By BenzGTR

What did you get for it?

What did you get for it?
Forum: AMG GT
11-25-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,419
Posted By BenzGTR

My guy still says he hasn't heard anything and...

My guy still says he hasn't heard anything and he's the guy that does all the ordering/buying for Penske here in Arizona. Maybe the east coast cars got released and the L.A. ones didn't? sigh.
Forum: AMG GT
11-24-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,995
Posted By BenzGTR

That's great news! On the specs and the shims. My...

That's great news! On the specs and the shims. My alignment was moving on my Viper's with the slicks and we converted to shims and it hasn't moved in years now.
-1.8 rear is really aggressive, I'm...
Forum: AMG GT
11-24-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,995
Posted By BenzGTR

The A7, is MUCH faster than an R7 especially in...

The A7, is MUCH faster than an R7 especially in the first 10 minutes. It's even faster than the Pirelli or Michelin slicks in the first 10 minutes are so of a session.
Forum: AMG GT
11-24-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,995
Posted By BenzGTR

How much front and rear camber are you guys...

How much front and rear camber are you guys getting out of these cars? Does anyone know factory alignment specs?
Forum: AMG GT
11-24-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,995
Posted By BenzGTR

Like I said I was very impressed with my buddies...

Like I said I was very impressed with my buddies CCB's on his 4700lb E63, so I have high expectations for them in a car 1100 lbs lighter and less power.
Check out this video, these are iron brakes...
Forum: AMG GT
11-23-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,995
Posted By BenzGTR

They make pads for the CCB's better than the OEM?...

They make pads for the CCB's better than the OEM?
And yeah on the SRF, Motul lures people in with their wet boiling temps. Motul is great, it's just not SRF.
Forum: AMG GT
11-23-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,995
Posted By BenzGTR

I only plan on tracking the car twice a year at a...

I only plan on tracking the car twice a year at a track that has a sound limit that my Viper's won't pass so I can still get my points in my class. I'm not going to tear this car up.
BTW A7's are...
Forum: AMG GT
11-23-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,995
Posted By BenzGTR

I'll be running MIchelin S8L's, not Hoosiers. ...

I'll be running MIchelin S8L's, not Hoosiers. What organization wont let you run slicks without a full cage? You should try NasaProRacing.com (http://NasaProRacing.com ) they only require a full...
Forum: AMG GT
11-23-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,419
Posted By BenzGTR

Has anyone else heard anything? My salesman has...

Has anyone else heard anything? My salesman has been off for a few days.........
Forum: AMG GT
11-22-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,995
Posted By BenzGTR

I put slicks on everything i buy hehe. Nothing...

I put slicks on everything i buy hehe. Nothing on the suspension on this car will break, the only issue with slicks could be the alignment moving. How can motul outperform SRT when SRF has a 30%...
Forum: AMG GT
11-22-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,995
Posted By BenzGTR

Your brakes faded on every track you've been to...

Your brakes faded on every track you've been to and you have the ceramics? Are you sure your fluid wasn't cooked? This seems impossible. And you are on street tires?
I plan on running mine hard on...
Forum: AMG GT
11-22-2018, 01:05 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,995
Posted By BenzGTR

Which brakes do you have? What track did they...

Which brakes do you have? What track did they fade/fail on you at?
Forum: AMG GT
11-22-2018, 01:02 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,419
Posted By BenzGTR

So your car was in Los Angeles warehouse and...

So your car was in Los Angeles warehouse and today you were notified by your dealer you'll have the car next week? This is GREAT news and thanks for sharing!
Forum: AMG GT
11-10-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,121
Posted By BenzGTR

Can this be done on the GTR???

Can this be done on the GTR???
Forum: AMG GT
11-09-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,202
Posted By BenzGTR

I bet it will get a special compound tire,...

I bet it will get a special compound tire, something even faster than the ZP's maybe. That seems to be the norm these days with a lot of the frack focused exotics.
Forum: AMG GT
11-07-2018, 06:49 PM
Forum: AMG GT
11-05-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,425
Posted By BenzGTR

Are there any mercedes dealerships that sell...

Are there any mercedes dealerships that sell Renntech tunes? IMO, if something goes wrong especially something big no way would it be covered. A motor R&R is over $100K
Forum: AMG GT
11-05-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,425
Posted By BenzGTR

No I haven't even driven one at all. lol. Not...

No I haven't even driven one at all. lol. Not until I get it in December.
I really want to do a Renntech tune, but I've had nightmare issues with my wifes E63 wagon so would be afraid of something...
Forum: AMG GT
11-02-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,425
Posted By BenzGTR

Depends on the tune I guess. Not a big...

Depends on the tune I guess. Not a big difference with Renntech's which is probably fairly conservative:
They rate the stock GTR at 609/541 crank-...
Forum: AMG GT
11-02-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,425
Posted By BenzGTR

My car cleared customs yesterday (November 1st)...

My car cleared customs yesterday (November 1st) and salesman once again confirmed that it's just going to sit in a warehouse until December. Hopefully it's December 1st and not 31st. LOL!
Forum: AMG GT
10-31-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,091
Posted By BenzGTR

That's what I was just gonna ask LOL

That's what I was just gonna ask LOL
Forum: AMG GT
10-31-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 969
Posted By BenzGTR

Yeah, but I don't see anyone gutting their GTR's...

Yeah, but I don't see anyone gutting their GTR's anytime soon. hehe
Forum: AMG GT
10-31-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 969
Posted By BenzGTR

Even on our very small (around 1 mile) local...

Even on our very small (around 1 mile) local tracks here in Arizona (think bondurant etc) my 9 liter viper is 1-3 seconds faster than my stock ACR. Running the same tires.
When I was at COTA for...
Forum: AMG GT
10-31-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 969
Posted By BenzGTR

You don't think more power will give a car faster...

You don't think more power will give a car faster lap times on a road course? LOL.
My 740whp Viper is much faster on a road course than my 580whp Viper. Which tune did you go with? What gears can...
Forum: AMG GT
10-29-2018, 01:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 969
Posted By BenzGTR

So what is the total cost of both options with...

So what is the total cost of both options with everything installed needed to meet rated power? (tune, downpipes, install etc)
Forum: AMG GT
10-23-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 662
Posted By BenzGTR

Mine is on this boat, so will be in Los Angeles...

Mine is on this boat, so will be in Los Angeles soon- https://www.vesselfinder.com/?imo=9610391
But yeah my salesman said the same thing, it will be sitting in a warehouse until December :(
Forum: AMG GT
10-23-2018, 01:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 650
Posted By BenzGTR

Not apples to apples, but at COTA, my ACR mph was...

Not apples to apples, but at COTA, my ACR mph was 8mph LESS with wing on #3 setting versus #1 (goes 1 thru 5). So max attack #5 would have been even bigger mph difference. And this is with in-car...
Forum: W213 AMG
10-01-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,428
Posted By BenzGTR

Who would I contact to get the lost time back? ...

Who would I contact to get the lost time back? It sucks driving a $35K GLC for almost two months when you paid for a $135K AMG
Forum: AMG GT
10-01-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,425
Posted By BenzGTR

The only mod I would consider is a Renntech tune,...

The only mod I would consider is a Renntech tune, and will be running 19X11 and 19X12 Forgelines with Michelin slicks for the track. I agree with you, I don't think anywone could improve the...
Forum: W213 AMG
10-01-2018, 12:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,428
Posted By BenzGTR

Well what's scarier is to know cars like mine are...

Well what's scarier is to know cars like mine are out there which are 100% lemons by law, but I have to live with for three years and the sucker that buys it after my lease is up has to live with it...
Forum: AMG GT
09-30-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,425
Posted By BenzGTR

What are you tentative plans for the GTR so far???

What are you tentative plans for the GTR so far???
Forum: W213 AMG
09-29-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,428
Posted By BenzGTR

A Turbo S would be a badass car, but it doesn't...

A Turbo S would be a badass car, but it doesn't excite me like the GTR, never been a Porsche fan, but I do admit that is a seriously badass car.
Forum: W213 AMG
09-29-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,428
Posted By BenzGTR

LOL! We haven't talked to the dealer we got it...

LOL! We haven't talked to the dealer we got it from yet, only Mercedes headquarters, the letter we got the denial from is from "Mario Haro" "Customer Care Manager" "Mercedes USA", there's nothing...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-28-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,428
Posted By BenzGTR

In the last 20 years I have bought: 1999 CLK430...

In the last 20 years I have bought:
1999 CLK430
2000 S430
2000 ML55
2001 S500
2002 SLK32
2002 S55
2002 CL600
2003 SL55
2003 E55 wagon
Forum: W213 AMG
09-28-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,428
Posted By BenzGTR

Thanks buddy. What's crazy is basically Mercedes...

Thanks buddy. What's crazy is basically Mercedes is saying "We know you are driving a lemon, but since you leased it we don't care, we will continue to force you to drive an admitted lemon car"
Forum: W213 AMG
09-28-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,428
Posted By BenzGTR

Arizona Thanks

Arizona
Thanks
Forum: W213 AMG
09-28-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,428
Posted By BenzGTR

2018 E63 Wagon LEMON LAW Issue need advice!

Hi guys,
I bought my wife a 2018 E63 wagon about 5 months ago. It's been in the shop several times, most recently it was in there for 40 days straight to replace the "cam adjusters".
The car would...
Forum: AMG GT
09-27-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,425
Posted By BenzGTR

Are those mods in your sig for GTR?

Are those mods in your sig for GTR?
Forum: AMG GT
09-26-2018, 01:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 288
Posted By BenzGTR

"Spy" photos of the 4 door from COTA

I was at Circuit of the America's for NasaProRacing (http://NasaProRacing) Nationals event two weekends ago (I came in 2nd in my class in my Viper!) and Mercedes wasthere building out some of the F1...
Forum: AMG GT
09-25-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,425
Posted By BenzGTR

It was sold out at the time of my build

It was sold out at the time of my build
Forum: AMG GT
09-25-2018, 12:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,425
Posted By BenzGTR

Ugh! So that schedule is 100% dead accurate for...

Ugh! So that schedule is 100% dead accurate for USA delivery cars? Why would they build thousands of cars only to have to pay to store them and protect them for 3 months? How long has your wagon...
Forum: AMG GT
09-24-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,700
Posted By BenzGTR

Great post dude! Thanks for the follow up. ...

Great post dude! Thanks for the follow up. Great to know the brake pads hold up so well with the carbon option, this is excellent news.
Forum: AMG GT
09-24-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,425
Posted By BenzGTR

I got an update from the salesman, the car is...

I got an update from the salesman, the car is built and just waiting to be shipped! So far it's about 1 month ahead of schedule which is great.
Forum: AMG GT
08-26-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 9,787
Posted By BenzGTR

I didn't figure it out because I figured top...

I didn't figure it out because I figured top speed would be drag limited in 7th. If you want to get theoretical top speed in 7th use this- http://www.tremec.com/calculadora.php
Forum: AMG GT
08-19-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,117
Posted By BenzGTR

7.04 with traffic in an non-factory backed effort...

7.04 with traffic in an non-factory backed effort is mindblowing
Forum: AMG GT
08-18-2018, 12:35 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 23,312
Posted By BenzGTR

I say Renntech all the way. If you spend some...

I say Renntech all the way. If you spend some time on their website you can see they take a lot of effort to find real factory baselines on almost every Benz made.
We all know most of them are...
Forum: AMG GT
08-18-2018, 12:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,117
Posted By BenzGTR

Pretty sure that's the same car I've seen on...

Pretty sure that's the same car I've seen on Youtube videos, pretty cool stuff- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dRimiBVcYOY
Forum: AMG GT
08-16-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 9,787
Posted By BenzGTR

Sounds like fun, but I'm in Arizona, the farthest...

Sounds like fun, but I'm in Arizona, the farthest I've made it is COTA. I'll be there next month again for the Nasa Nationals. Make sure and post some pics after the event!!!
Forum: AMG GT
08-14-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 9,787
Posted By BenzGTR

My post wasn't saying the ZP's arent a great...

My post wasn't saying the ZP's arent a great option, my post was showing the differences in tire heights on a car. They are indeed the best street tire option for my car if you plan on tracking it,...
Forum: AMG GT
08-13-2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 9,787
Posted By BenzGTR

They would have to, for many reasons most...

They would have to, for many reasons most important being legal/safety issues as the speedometer/odometer would be way off. 1" diameter (the ZP's are 4% shorter in circumference is a LOT. Every car...
Forum: AMG GT
08-13-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 9,787
Posted By BenzGTR

Yeah they can, but the car would be programmed...

Yeah they can, but the car would be programmed for those heights. I think you are fine because both front and rear both dropped similar heights (23mm front and 28mm rear) Problems are more likely to...
Forum: AMG GT
08-12-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,116
Posted By BenzGTR

No I never got that 2018 the deal fell through....

No I never got that 2018 the deal fell through. It was used and I wasn't supposed to have to pay sales tax on it, as it was private party, but turned out because it was on consignment I would have...
Forum: AMG GT
08-12-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 9,787
Posted By BenzGTR

Nice dude! Did you go with stock widths or go a...

Nice dude! Did you go with stock widths or go a little wider? No trouble at all with traction/stability control? Those tires are about 1" taller front and rear than your stock tires.
I think for...
Forum: AMG GT
08-12-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,116
Posted By BenzGTR

Congrats! I've got a 2019 GTR coming as well. ...

Congrats! I've got a 2019 GTR coming as well. My salesman said it's supposed to be completed the 3rd week of October, then get here 5-6 weeks after that.
Forum: AMG GT
08-10-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,108
Posted By BenzGTR

Check pressures, RIGHT off the track. And if you...

Check pressures, RIGHT off the track. And if you do a cool down lap, I'd add about 4 psi to what your are seeing. Meaning if you do a cool down lap and come off seeing 36psi, it was really 40+
Forum: AMG GT
08-09-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,108
Posted By BenzGTR

Agreed. If you are starting at 28psi and pushing...

Agreed. If you are starting at 28psi and pushing a 3700 lb car really hard you were probably 40+ hot. Any performance street tire when push hard on the track is going to jump 10*.
Forum: AMG GT
08-09-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 844
Posted By BenzGTR

The 4.0's in the E and S are MUCH MUCH more...

The 4.0's in the E and S are MUCH MUCH more powerful than what we are getting in our GT's, even the GTR, so I was wondering the same thing.
Seems like bigger turbos and maybe even strong internals...
Forum: AMG GT
08-09-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 9,787
Posted By BenzGTR

For the guys that have tracked their GTR's hard,...

For the guys that have tracked their GTR's hard, how do you like the 4 wheel steering? My GT3 buddies are mixed on it, some like it, some don't. Obviously it will help you in slower speed corner...
Forum: AMG GT
08-08-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,108
Posted By BenzGTR

So is that the ZP compound or not? Thanks!

So is that the ZP compound or not? Thanks!
Forum: AMG GT
08-08-2018, 02:12 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 9,787
Posted By BenzGTR

No this isn't true, in most cases it would be,...

No this isn't true, in most cases it would be, but a faster guy behind a slower guy on slicks would be braking way later.
If a slower car is in front of me and I know I can brake harder, i would be...
Forum: AMG GT
08-08-2018, 01:58 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 9,787
Posted By BenzGTR

Man this is one of the most useful posts I've...

Man this is one of the most useful posts I've ever read, this has to be exactly what's happening, because it's only a tiny bit, just enough to stain the calipers over time.
So you spray brake...
Forum: AMG GT
08-07-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 9,787
Posted By BenzGTR

The SRF does indeed leak from my calipers in my...

The SRF does indeed leak from my calipers in my ACR. Not enough to cause trouble at the track, but enough to have drip stains on them
Forum: AMG GT
08-07-2018, 02:01 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 9,787
Posted By BenzGTR

This! Without a doubt, Castrol SRF is by far the...

This! Without a doubt, Castrol SRF is by far the best brake fluid money can buy. I've tried them all on many different cars, it will never fade as long as you keep it fresh and you can go 2-3 times...
Forum: AMG GT
08-04-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,108
Posted By BenzGTR

Ahhh ok, well that answers the question then....

Ahhh ok, well that answers the question then. heh. Thanks!
Forum: AMG GT
08-04-2018, 02:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,108
Posted By BenzGTR

Here's another american car with the R03 option ...

Here's another american car with the R03 option



https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1130/r03_002_82aea85a4ace04021068bf2907f9ddbdfda2a57a.png
Forum: AMG GT
08-03-2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,108
Posted By BenzGTR

Hmm are you sure? Do you mean just for 2019?...

Hmm are you sure? Do you mean just for 2019? Because when I was looking for my GTR I got many different windows stickers from dealers that had cars that said they had the R03's, check out my...
Forum: AMG GT
08-03-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,108
Posted By BenzGTR

R03 Extreme-Performance Sport Tires

Does anyone know if these are still available for the 2019? When I built/ordered mine, the salesman said he could not find any option for it like the 2018's.
I was thinking maybe they made them...
Forum: AMG GT
08-03-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,117
Posted By BenzGTR

Awesome dude. I'm gonna have to be in the teens...

Awesome dude. I'm gonna have to be in the teens with my ACR to win the nationals, so I hope I can improve a few seconds over my first time there.
I'm gonna end up ordering 19's for the GTR, will...
Forum: AMG GT
08-03-2018, 12:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,831
Posted By BenzGTR

It's definitely the fluid, replace with Castrol...

It's definitely the fluid, replace with Castrol SRF
Forum: AMG GT
08-01-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,117
Posted By BenzGTR

What times did you get in those other cars??

What times did you get in those other cars??
Forum: AMG GT
08-01-2018, 11:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,440
Posted By BenzGTR

If you don't track stick with your Benz, or a...

If you don't track stick with your Benz, or a Turbo S. You do realize the GT2RS sells for $250K to $350 over MSRP? They are all over $500K. The GT3RS about $50K over.
Forum: AMG GT
08-01-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,117
Posted By BenzGTR

Awesome dude, glad to see someone pushing the car...

Awesome dude, glad to see someone pushing the car for what it was meant to do! You are right off Adam's pace so you must know that track.
What traction control/stability control settings were you...
Forum: AMG GT
08-01-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,117
Posted By BenzGTR

ahhh cool. What time did you run there? Is your...

ahhh cool. What time did you run there? Is your GTR the one that Adam drove in his videos?
I was just there in May with Nasa with my ACR, I went 2.21 on my 14th lap of the weekend. Amazing track,...
Forum: AMG GT
08-01-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,117
Posted By BenzGTR

Nice. Hoosier just started making 20" tires not...

Nice. Hoosier just started making 20" tires not long ago. I prefer A7's they are much faster (but don't last as long) so they don't have those sizes yet for the A7's, I'd have to run:
295-30-19...
Forum: AMG GT
07-31-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,425
Posted By BenzGTR

The salesman just emailed me this- "The car will...

The salesman just emailed me this- "The car will be completed around the 18th of October. It will be here 5-6 weeks after that."
Forum: AMG GT
07-31-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 463
Posted By BenzGTR

Ahhh, cool let's hope so. That's a lotta coin for...

Ahhh, cool let's hope so. That's a lotta coin for an E class. LOL.
Forum: AMG GT
07-31-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 463
Posted By BenzGTR

Four door pricing

Holy crap these are expensive- https://www.yahoo.com/news/mercedes-amg-gt-63-edition-085628674.html
$195K starting price for the 63S. $216K for the Edition 1.
Forum: AMG GT
07-31-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,425
Posted By BenzGTR

Yeah not a lot of options really, so that made it...

Yeah not a lot of options really, so that made it easy. Choosing the color was killing me though, I'm glad I'm finally cut off.
Forum: AMG GT
07-31-2018, 01:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,425
Posted By BenzGTR

hehe yeah, I wish. He said since the final 2019...

hehe yeah, I wish. He said since the final 2019 pricing isn't in yet it's not correct that's why it's showing a base of $99K
Forum: AMG GT
07-30-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,425
Posted By BenzGTR

My build

This car was already being built and I swooped in just in time to change everything. Car will be here in October.
The only thing I couldn't change was adding the "AMG Exterior Carbon Fiber Package...
Forum: AMG GT
07-30-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,117
Posted By BenzGTR

Yeah, height/diameter is perfect. Stock: ...

Yeah, height/diameter is perfect.
Stock:
285-30-19 653mm
335-25-20 676mm

The downsize to running slicks, or even the Hoosier's, is you will get a lot more track rash. They are basically...
Forum: AMG GT
07-30-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,117
Posted By BenzGTR

Yes you are correct. I do get minor barrel...

Yes you are correct. I do get minor barrel scoring on my ACR running 18's, the clearance is like 2mm.
Forum: AMG GT
07-30-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,117
Posted By BenzGTR

A michelin slick at those skinny sizes would be...

A michelin slick at those skinny sizes would be MUCH faster than the Cup 2's or even Hoosiers, but yeah I'd prefer wider one's on 18's. I'm still looking into this. On my Viper's, I run a "tiny"...
Forum: AMG GT
07-30-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,117
Posted By BenzGTR

Bad news, Forgeline and HRE both say they can't...

Bad news, Forgeline and HRE both say they can't build an 18" to clear the front calipers. Weird because Forgeline was able to on my ACR which has the same size rotors. The GTR's caliper must be...
Forum: AMG GT
07-29-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,255
Posted By BenzGTR

Nice! Yeah the ZP compound is sneaky, it's much...

Nice! Yeah the ZP compound is sneaky, it's much faster than regular Cup 2's. And that's cheap on the pads, less than half the cost of the ACR pads
No interest in getting 19's all the way around...
Forum: AMG GT
07-29-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,362
Posted By BenzGTR

Bump for any new info out there? Does anyone...

Bump for any new info out there? Does anyone know what it weighs? Is it titanium?
Forum: AMG GT
07-29-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,255
Posted By BenzGTR

Thanks for the info. $316 a set? Front and rear? ...

Thanks for the info. $316 a set? Front and rear?
What sizes track wheels are you running? Which tires?
I plan on using the car for time trials with nasaproracing.com
Forum: AMG GT
07-29-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,533
Posted By BenzGTR

Sadly, yeah we are at that point to let them know...

Sadly, yeah we are at that point to let them know we don't want it anymore. They just told us "another 7-10 days" to get a tool to replace the cam adjustors. I have a feeling there's way more they...
Forum: AMG GT
07-29-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 664
Posted By BenzGTR

Also, need to know this if you track your car and...

Also, need to know this if you track your car and need to get towed off track. You track rats out there must know how to do this
Forum: AMG GT
07-29-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,255
Posted By BenzGTR

Good to see some guys on here tracking their...

Good to see some guys on here tracking their GTR's hard! Is the brake pad supply an ongoing issue or are they easy to get now?
This same thing happened when the ACR's came out, nobody could find...
Forum: AMG GT
07-29-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,533
Posted By BenzGTR

This happened on my wife's brand new E63 wagon....

This happened on my wife's brand new E63 wagon. It never happened again, but other things have happened since then, the car has been in the shop 35 days (still there) and it has only 900 miles. lol
Forum: AMG GT
07-29-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 690
Posted By BenzGTR

Could you build these in 18" front and rear and...

Could you build these in 18" front and rear and still clear the front calipers on a GTR with carbon brakes?
Forum: AMG GT
07-29-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,117
Posted By BenzGTR

I ask because I'm wanting to run Michelin slicks...

I ask because I'm wanting to run Michelin slicks for the track.
They make perfect sizes in 18":
27-65-18
30-68-18

These 19" sides would work if Forgeling cant make the 18's fit over the...
Forum: AMG GT
07-28-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,272
Posted By BenzGTR

Holy **** that thing looks badass! :wootrock:

Holy **** that thing looks badass! :wootrock:
Forum: AMG GT
07-28-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,117
Posted By BenzGTR

Nice, those are as fast as it gets for a street...

Nice, those are as fast as it gets for a street tire.
Forum: AMG GT
07-28-2018, 02:27 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,116
Posted By BenzGTR

Give us your full build specs!

Give us your full build specs!
Forum: AMG GT
07-28-2018, 02:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,117
Posted By BenzGTR

Sure there is, with a custom wheel with a...

Sure there is, with a custom wheel with a differently designed barrel. See how the factory wheel barrel has a huge "step" to it that's part of the design? I'd say that's 3/8" inch alone, so there's...
Forum: AMG GT
07-28-2018, 02:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,117
Posted By BenzGTR

What size wheels and what track tires are you...

What size wheels and what track tires are you running?
Forum: AMG GT
07-27-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,117
Posted By BenzGTR

18 inch wheels for the track

Is anyone on here running 18" front wheels on the track?
I've got a call into Forgeline to see if they can build them to clear the calipers.

Thanks.
Forum: AMG GT
04-02-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 563
Posted By BenzGTR

Cool man, I'll be taking the car to...

Cool man, I'll be taking the car to https://www.indemotorsports.com/ once it's broken in. I don't even have the car yet, will be picking it up tomorrow!
Forum: AMG GT
04-02-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 563
Posted By BenzGTR

Thanks! great info! Do you think I can swap...

Thanks! great info! Do you think I can swap these on with no traction control issues?
Forum: AMG GT
04-02-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 563
Posted By BenzGTR

Yeah but the tires were installed on the car from...

Yeah but the tires were installed on the car from the factory, so may have different programming. that's what I'm asking
Forum: AMG GT
04-02-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 563
Posted By BenzGTR

Yeah I'm not worried about them fitting the...

Yeah I'm not worried about them fitting the wheels, they will, I'm worried about it causing traction control/ABS issues on the track. They are 1" shorter in diameter which is a lot
Forum: AMG GT
04-02-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 563
Posted By BenzGTR

The R03 option are just the regular Cup 2's. My...

The R03 option are just the regular Cup 2's. My car has the R03 option and it's just the 325/275 Cup 2's, not the Z06 sizes/compounds.
You can see that on the dealer ordering info here too-...
Forum: AMG GT
04-02-2018, 02:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 563
Posted By BenzGTR

Z06 tires

I just bought a 2018 GTR, it does not have the optional badass Z06 tires. I'm a track rat (been racing Viper's for the last few years).
The optional hardcore compound on the Cup's are about 1"...
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