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07-23-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By amaycg

Yes, the G's indeed do not have any air...

Yes, the G's indeed do not have any air suspension (except 2019 MY+). The G's do lean a little bit - my G also leans a little from the factory to the driver's side. Pretty sure this is normal due to...
05-16-2018, 12:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,375
Posted By amaycg

Yes, the dealer replaced the whole transmission...

Yes, the dealer replaced the whole transmission over the course of a couple weeks and ever since then, no issues whatsoever. The car shifts better and has rev matching downshifts like it should.
02-18-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 537
Posted By amaycg

Back to Back G550 4x4's in LA

Was driving to West Hollywood last night and was looking for parking - I came across TWO G550 4x4^2's, both being used for marketing of a store.
Parked the G63 to the Bape G550 4x4^2's yesterday -...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-30-2017, 12:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 551
Posted By amaycg

Around 350 miles/week. These cars depreciate...

Around 350 miles/week. These cars depreciate quickly - not worth trying to save miles.
06-11-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,340
Posted By amaycg

With a lemon, it's not necessary to not know...

With a lemon, it's not necessary to not know where the problem comes from - just that the problem can't be fixed after a number of times!

Anyways, dealer replaced the transmission valve body...
06-07-2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 952
Posted By amaycg

My Chevy Bolt has the same technology - I'm sure...

My Chevy Bolt has the same technology - I'm sure it will be on the 2018 S Classes soon enough

If you think the W222 pre-FL runs behind the times, imagine my surprise when I realized my G wagon...
05-23-2017, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,340
Posted By amaycg

The dealer refused to give me the VMI. I tried...

The dealer refused to give me the VMI. I tried obtaining it from 3 other dealers who also refused citing personal info as the reason the VMI cannot be viewed.
05-23-2017, 12:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,375
Posted By amaycg

Hello - the same thing with the gears is...

Hello - the same thing with the gears is happening on my 2015 G63. Was there any resolution to the problem? Incredibly scary when the gears do not engage when driving...

This has happened to me...
05-23-2017, 12:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,340
Posted By amaycg

G63 - Potential Lemon?

Hello all - purchased a 2015 G63 last November.

In the last 2 months, the transmission has failed to engage after driving the car and stopping at a stoplight (two times, both on Sunset Blvd in...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-10-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,105
Posted By amaycg

Unfortunately, they don't. My factory alignment...

Unfortunately, they don't. My factory alignment was terrible and tires wore out around 3500 miles. Reaching out to MBUSA was fruitless, even though my alignment shop pointed out flaws in the...
05-10-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 576
Posted By amaycg

+1 - but I would recommend isopropyl alcohol - it...

+1 - but I would recommend isopropyl alcohol - it will take the bits of coating remaining off without causing discoloration.
05-01-2017, 09:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 534
Posted By amaycg

C300 Cabriolet - Manual Roof Top Opening/Closing

Have a C300 Cabrio from the dealer as a loaner car, but it seems that they have disabled the convertible top (with the partition engaged and foot on the brake at a standstill, when I press the...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
04-12-2017, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,246
Posted By amaycg

Coupes and cabs are generally going for around...

Coupes and cabs are generally going for around 2-3K off in the LA area - when I picked up one of the first coupes last November, it was difficult to negotiate given how rare the coupes and...
04-06-2017, 10:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 584
Posted By amaycg

Picked Up 2011 CL65 AMG

Replaced my 2008 S550 with 146K miles with a 2011 CL65 AMG with only 40K miles on Monday! Car is absolutely gorgeous - Designo Platinum Black on Sand/Black Leather and the matte light colored...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
04-02-2017, 04:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,105
Posted By amaycg

Just did 4 tires all around - 4000 miles -...

Just did 4 tires all around - 4000 miles - purchased the car in November of last year. The front tires were literally shredding and the rear tires were bald - terrible alignment from the factory as...
03-31-2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,107
Posted By amaycg

Most dealers in my area at least (LA/OC) sell for...

Most dealers in my area at least (LA/OC) sell for 5K above sticker.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
03-24-2017, 12:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 870
Posted By amaycg

These pieces are not easy to replace. Mine ripped...

These pieces are not easy to replace. Mine ripped off and still have yet to find a part number to replace them.
03-23-2017, 09:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,357
Posted By amaycg

G63 Squeaking Noise - Hood Latch Area

Don't know if this has been posted yet by whoever uploaded the video, but thank you!!! After a week at the dealer, they could not figure out that the constant squeaking noise that I thought was...
02-28-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 29,301
Posted By amaycg

Spotted an Electric Beam 4x4 passing UCLA on...

Spotted an Electric Beam 4x4 passing UCLA on Sunset Blvd. at Bellagio yesterday. Is that anyone on here??? Me and the 2 other plain Jane G63's were at the stoplight.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-24-2017, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 593
Posted By amaycg

Not the fender liner piece, the plastic bits in...

Not the fender liner piece, the plastic bits in between the fender liners and front bumper. Pic below:

http://tinypic.com/r/2mn0w2o/9
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-24-2017, 01:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 593
Posted By amaycg

Front Bumper - Scrape Guards

Since the C63S bumper is so low when I pull in/out of the garage, the little plastic scrape guards a little further back from the front bumper has torn halfway off.

I'm talking about the...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-23-2017, 09:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,200
Posted By amaycg

I mean, these vehicles are meant to be driven...

I mean, these vehicles are meant to be driven hard, so I would get the car and then keep it only for a couple years. Long term mechanical issues are the next owner's problem.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-23-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,200
Posted By amaycg

Seems quite large, at least in my area (Southern...

Seems quite large, at least in my area (Southern California). Coupes are going at or above MSRP down here.
02-20-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,219
Posted By amaycg

Welcome to the W463 forum - in terms of pulling,...

Welcome to the W463 forum - in terms of pulling, I have never noticed any sort of weird behavior while accelerating compared to my other cars - only thing I've noticed is that when I'm going over...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-08-2017, 10:47 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 27,753
Posted By amaycg

I actually prefer the HK system from earlier...

I actually prefer the HK system from earlier Mercedes to the Burmester, which seems to have trouble with high pitched noises. I made a thread in the W205 regular sedan forum about my C300, which I...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
02-08-2017, 10:32 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,382
Posted By amaycg

Is this problem happening to people with...

Is this problem happening to people with Performance Exhaust or people with standard exhaust? I have PE exhaust and was told by my clear bra installer only a month after I bought the car that my car...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-08-2017, 10:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,819
Posted By amaycg

Purchased car from one of the largest dealers in...

Purchased car from one of the largest dealers in Los Angeles - was told Wheel & Tire Protection package covered all curb rash - in fact, when I bought it for my SLK350 back in 2012, I brought the car...
02-05-2017, 01:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 863
Posted By amaycg

How Many Miles Do You Put on Your G550/G63's?

Out of curiosity, I looked at some listings for pre-owned G's and noticed that most of the listings near me in Los Angeles for G550's/G63's had owners that put well below 10K miles/year on their...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-05-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,233
Posted By amaycg

How Many Miles Do You Put on Your C63/C63S?

Washed my Selenite Grey C63S Coupe yesterday after about 3500 miles in 2 months (picked up November 2016) and realized how high my mileage was... Just curious, but how many miles do you all log on...
01-25-2017, 11:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,694
Posted By amaycg

Similar thing happened with the Mbrace in my 2015...

Similar thing happened with the Mbrace in my 2015 C300. Stopped working out of the blue a few months ago despite paying for the services - when I pressed the "i-button" or the SOS button, all I got...
01-18-2017, 01:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,804
Posted By amaycg

+1 about S550e having potential problems - I will...

+1 about S550e having potential problems - I will say though that my rush hour commute usually consists of bumper to bumper traffic! :D
01-18-2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,804
Posted By amaycg

I use a Chevrolet Bolt (the all electric Chevy...

I use a Chevrolet Bolt (the all electric Chevy compared to the Volt) for my daily commute - it gets 238 miles of electric range, HOV sticker, Collision prevention assist, lane keeping assist, blind...
12-04-2016, 06:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,734
Posted By amaycg

Good point haha - I think I have the only Paprika...

Good point haha - I think I have the only Paprika one though!
12-03-2016, 05:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,734
Posted By amaycg

I got a G63 to replace my S! Won't be missing the...

I got a G63 to replace my S! Won't be missing the car in everyone's driveway in Beverly Hills anymore 😂
12-03-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,734
Posted By amaycg

2018 S Class - DIGITAL Light Headlamps

Looks like the 2018 S Class is in this new video from Mercedes-Benz with its new headlight technology:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-8L7iKaW25o

Should have waited for next year's facelift...
11-23-2016, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,357
Posted By amaycg

Driving while Black - Happens to Anyone Else?

Mods - not sure if this is the right place to post, but it involved my G63.

Was driving as a person of color (I'm not African American, but I am also not white) in Beverly Hills in my G63 (one of...
11-21-2016, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,633
Posted By amaycg

Thank you for the advice! Good to know - I won't...

Thank you for the advice! Good to know - I won't park in Marina Del Rey at night :) I'll play around with the brush guard and see what I can do
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-21-2016, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 775
Posted By amaycg

Sounds about right to me - took a few hours with...

Sounds about right to me - took a few hours with my dealer to haggle down even that much on a non-launch edition C63S Coupe.
11-15-2016, 02:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,633
Posted By amaycg

Previous owner's cousin (who I actually met at...

Previous owner's cousin (who I actually met at the dealer strangely enough while buying my C63S the other day) also installed the chrome underplate found on the G65 AMG for fun! I can only assume...
11-15-2016, 02:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,633
Posted By amaycg

New to Me G63 AMG

After returning the lease on my 2014 S550, I decided to spring for a 2015 G63 with 11K miles on it! Funny - I was negotiating heavily on a 2016 S550 lease in Magnetite Black and looked over to the...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-13-2016, 01:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,610
Posted By amaycg

Just purchased a C63S (Delivery on Monday/Tuesday...

Just purchased a C63S (Delivery on Monday/Tuesday as it's still at the Port VPC) - lease for 36 months, 10K miles per year, $3500 down and just over $1365/month including 10 multiple security...
09-15-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,732
Posted By amaycg

LOL Honestly, it's his money so he can do...

LOL
Honestly, it's his money so he can do whatever the heck he wants. I'm pretty sure I've dug my fingernails into the leather on my steering wheel when facing incompetent drivers, but if he wants...
08-16-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 18,673
Posted By amaycg

It was the lowest MB buy rate at the time...

It was the lowest MB buy rate at the time according to MBFS - it wasn't a retail sheet, it was directly from MBUSA. Last time I checked Edmunds was for my Chevy when they wouldn't show me the Chevy...
08-16-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,919
Posted By amaycg

Well, around there; if the sedan starts at 96K,...

Well, around there; if the sedan starts at 96K, the coupe at 122K, then anywhere between 10-15 over the coupe

I already think the premium over the sedan for the coupe is way too high
08-16-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,919
Posted By amaycg

Stunning! But is it worth the 40K premium over...

Stunning! But is it worth the 40K premium over the sedan when you hear more noise/lose the comfort of the rear seats? IMO, not so much. Still a beautiful automobile though!
08-16-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 18,673
Posted By amaycg

I just checked and the payment is actually...

I just checked and the payment is actually $2000.11/month (tax incl), not $2100. I'm sure if I put any down payment or paid registration, it would have been closer to $1800 (tax incl.), which wasn't...
08-16-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 18,673
Posted By amaycg

Yeah, although the price was closer to $113K at...

Yeah, although the price was closer to $113K at the time. I got a 12K discount I believe back in 7/14 (happy 1 year anniversary - don't even have over 5K miles yet - will probably let kids drive it...
08-15-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 18,673
Posted By amaycg

I also remember how pricey the remaining '14's...

I also remember how pricey the remaining '14's were...ridiculous compared to how deep the discounts for '15's are now!

I'm stuck in my $2100/month lease for 24 months and only 7500 miles a year!...
08-07-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,621
Posted By amaycg

I have the transmission in comfort most of the...

I have the transmission in comfort most of the time for Eco start/stop, otherwise I would run out of gas even faster. However, I notice very little difference in gas mileage between the 2.
08-07-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,621
Posted By amaycg

Yes, I have been resetting for freeway, etc. and...

Yes, I have been resetting for freeway, etc. and am still seeing low numbers. It could just honestly be the LA traffic, but it's strange because my W205 sees higher than normal mpg and my W221 sees...
08-07-2015, 03:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,307
Posted By amaycg

I didn't know people actually used the "Video"...

I didn't know people actually used the "Video" setting in COMAND. Why would you if you have a computer/iPad/iPhone/other smart device?
08-07-2015, 03:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,621
Posted By amaycg

Do most of you live in flat areas with low...

Do most of you live in flat areas with low populations (aka in the middle of nowhere)?
I don't see how you guys average such high MPG figures.
No matter how carefully I drive (the eco percentage...
08-07-2015, 02:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,575
Posted By amaycg

Chances are pretty low on a newer model like this...

Chances are pretty low on a newer model like this one with the new steering wheel. Bubbles were a problem for 2014 models/early 2015's.
08-07-2015, 02:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,575
Posted By amaycg

Try using Distronic with the Distance assistance...

Try using Distronic with the Distance assistance graphic in the instrument cluster (the one that shows the distance to the car in front). If you don't see a picture of a car in the display or it's...
08-04-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,621
Posted By amaycg

I live in Los Angeles, 4500 miles on the...

I live in Los Angeles, 4500 miles on the odometer, and average 13.5 mpg combined.
VERY disappointed in the gas mileage of this car compared to my '08.
07-30-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,230
Posted By amaycg

I agree - no matter how hard I change the sound...

I agree - no matter how hard I change the sound settings or adjust the quality of music streaming from my phone, the Burmester is really having some issues.

The noise I have must be coming from...
07-30-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,230
Posted By amaycg

Figured out the noise is coming from either...

Figured out the noise is coming from either behind the COMAND screen, or the top subwoofer. Does anyone know how to pop the grill covering the speaker above the COMAND unit? I want to check myself to...
07-29-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,230
Posted By amaycg

Burmester Bass Problem

Has anyone had any issues with the bass in the Burmester system? Whenever I play bass heavy rap in the car and turn up the bass to setting 7/8, I hear vibrations coming from the speaker above the...
07-29-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,171
Posted By amaycg

The MF is standard depending on mileage/term of...

The MF is standard depending on mileage/term of lease. My salesperson ALWAYS shows me the MF book they get from MBUSA. It's a chart with the money factors laid out in a grid for the mileage and term....
07-23-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 472
Posted By amaycg

Replace Badging

I saw a Toyota Prius today with a BMW M badge on the trunk lid and thought to myself...what if someone put Smart car badging on their S Class. That would be a sight to behold, especially when you...
07-23-2015, 01:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 694
Posted By amaycg

I would recommend against any demo car. My '08...

I would recommend against any demo car. My '08 was a demo when I got it with 5K miles...it had quite a few problems from 5K-20K miles. Remember that the salespeople/managers that have driven the car...
07-13-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,165
Posted By amaycg

I don't think there's a way for you to have...

I don't think there's a way for you to have COMAND take you home via Voice Comand.

What I did is that I programmed my home address into the favorites button on my 2014 S. If you program your...
07-11-2015, 12:37 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 144,314
Posted By amaycg

Those are optional 19" twin 5 spoke wheels for...

Those are optional 19" twin 5 spoke wheels for non-sport package models!
07-10-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 23,073
Posted By amaycg

Telemarketer

Telemarketer
07-08-2015, 02:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,107
Posted By amaycg

1. Probably won't be legal in North America...

1. Probably won't be legal in North America anyways.
2. Exactly - I rather just put my hand on the door handle than my smart phone :roll eyes:
3. Who cares
4. Evasive steering is mehhhh
5. Won't...
07-02-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,152
Posted By amaycg

You don't let your family drive the car?...

You don't let your family drive the car? :rolf::rolf::rolf:
The folks on this forum never cease to amaze me. All 3 kids were trained on our S class. :rolleyes:

The S class really should have the...
07-01-2015, 12:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,617
Posted By amaycg

My W222 came with the standard first aid kit -...

My W222 came with the standard first aid kit - that should definitely be included
06-30-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 500
Posted By amaycg

Mercedes-Benz vs. Bath and Body Works

If you ever want to replicate the Freeside Mood scent from the Air Balance Package in your home because the scent is amazing, pick up the White Citrus handsoap from Bath and Body Works.
Came home to...
06-23-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,668
Posted By amaycg

Thanks for the tip :y I already bought a gallon...

Thanks for the tip :y
I already bought a gallon of a waterless wash, but once I go through it, I will make sure to give this a closer look.
I'm scared to use a waterless wash on my Anthracite Blue...
06-22-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,050
Posted By amaycg

My car is a 2014, I've had it for almost one...

My car is a 2014, I've had it for almost one year, and it only has 3900 miles! I don't think I'll take it in for service as the car is a lease - as long as the driving characteristics don't change, I...
06-21-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,485
Posted By amaycg

My W222 makes barely any brake dust whatsoever....

My W222 makes barely any brake dust whatsoever. Do other W222 owners have a problem with brake dust? I was pleasantly surprised when I noticed this car doesn't make nearly a quarter of brake dust of...
06-14-2015, 03:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,941
Posted By amaycg

LOL I don't think I see fewer than 3-4 S classes...

LOL I don't think I see fewer than 3-4 S classes a day and that's with a 7 mile commute. Two of the nation's largest dealers are in LA/Orange County.

Today at a stoplight, I saw 4 S-Classes, & 3 G...
06-13-2015, 02:21 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,511
Posted By amaycg

I think the fact that the C class resembles a...

I think the fact that the C class resembles a mini-S is pretty cool actually. As a 2015 C-Class owner, I love that it is able to retain the styling cues from the S and the same navi software/features...
06-13-2015, 02:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,668
Posted By amaycg

Thanks for all the feedback guys! Water...

Thanks for all the feedback guys! Water restrictions are terrible - I barely eat beef, take short showers, and the plants around the house are all dead, but the problem goes beyond just me. For those...
06-12-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,668
Posted By amaycg

Keeping S Class Clean w/ Water Restrictions

If you live in California, you probably already know that you're not allowed to wash your car without a shut-off nozzle...I've been using a hose with shut-off nozzle and conserving water in the...
06-11-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,941
Posted By amaycg

I have Anthracite Blue and the car looks great in...

I have Anthracite Blue and the car looks great in sunlight - at night, it looks like black. It's a very dark steel gray color. I would go with Anthracite Blue just because a black S-Class looks so...
05-22-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,056
Posted By amaycg

I get more compliments on my W221 than W222 -...

I get more compliments on my W221 than W222 - most of them are how good my car looks for 120K+ miles!! And it looks even better now that the front bumper was replaced (as a result of a small...
05-22-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,080
Posted By amaycg

WOW - These ads make me gag; the Aston Martin one...

WOW - These ads make me gag; the Aston Martin one is incredibly sexist and offensive, might I add. I don't think AM would get anything but backlash if that were a real ad. :crazy:
04-23-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,369
Posted By amaycg

I'm surprised you are seeing dust on the W222....

I'm surprised you are seeing dust on the W222. While I installed new brake pads on my W221 (it has 115K+ miles so I don't need to worry about warranty), my W222 doesn't produce any dust - kind of a...
04-23-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,234
Posted By amaycg

Seriously, can MBZ Owners Be This Pretentious??

I haven't posted in a while, but thought I would share this video and spread some positivity:
WHAT IF THE HOMELESS GAVE YOU MONEY? - YouTube

In the end, a man with an E Class starts bragging to a...
02-22-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,986
Posted By amaycg

This sound and message have been on all my...

This sound and message have been on all my Mercedes vehicles and I have never had a problem. Maybe yours is making the noise more frequently than it's supposed to? Try the dealer - but I'm not sure...
02-07-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 452
Posted By amaycg

Navigation Broken

Hey Guys, Haven't touched the S550 in 3 weeks - damn thing only has 1800 miles and purchased in 7/14. I have to drive this thing more before lease end in 1.5 years. I have been using my Chevy Volt as...
Forum: Off Topic
02-07-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,793
Posted By amaycg

I have never been treated this nicely by any...

I have never been treated this nicely by any police officer! Literally every government employee, from cops to TSA agents, treat me as if I don't belong in this country because of my skin color. When...
01-28-2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 29,125
Posted By amaycg

2015 just started! Hold on to your horses - info...

2015 just started! Hold on to your horses - info will be released in probably a few months - I would expect 9G-Tronic and more ambient lighting colors (a la CLA), but it's too early to tell.
01-18-2015, 12:55 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,241
Posted By amaycg

I think it's ridiculous for S Class owners to...

I think it's ridiculous for S Class owners to have to pay more for service, even if it means better loaners. Maintenance is expensive as it is; I wouldn't be willing to pay any premium; the dealers...
01-10-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,624
Posted By amaycg

Will you be taking the car in for repairs? I'm...

Will you be taking the car in for repairs? I'm also in SoCal and the night of Dec. 30th is when I bought my C300 and drove it off the lot - I noticed the oil too on that evening. Not sure if it's...
01-10-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,457
Posted By amaycg

oooohh!! WUAWWW!!! much fancy, such humid,...

oooohh!!
WUAWWW!!!
much fancy, such humid, lot cold
01-10-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 26,728
Posted By amaycg

I have an August build as well, VIN in the 14xx...

I have an August build as well, VIN in the 14xx range and I have tail light and bumper fit issues. Seems like QC is all over the place...
01-10-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 17,725
Posted By amaycg

Thanks StanNH. One thing is really disappointing...

Thanks StanNH. One thing is really disappointing though - vehicles in the dealer's lot will not be fixed, which I think is ridiculous since it will only harm customer satisfaction for those who...
01-09-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 17,725
Posted By amaycg

Official Mercedes-Benz Q&A Re: Bleeding Seats

Thought you folks might find this info useful if you have the bleeding seats problem. Just released today.
01-09-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,624
Posted By amaycg

Noticed one shiny spot on the way back from the...

Noticed one shiny spot on the way back from the dealer in the rear passenger seat, about a thumbprint size or so. Thought it was just one of the porters :nix: I drove the car home in 40 degree...
01-08-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 41,376
Posted By amaycg

Burmester Stereo Issues :(

My C300 has barely 348 miles, but every time I'm listening to the radio or my media, I get crackling/popping noises from the speakers. I tend to listen to my music pretty loud, but even when I listen...
01-08-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 998
Posted By amaycg

Just played around with the car and figured out...

Just played around with the car and figured out one way to see the animation.
When you open the car door and get the "don't forget your key" message, sit down in the driver's seat and keep the door...
01-08-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 998
Posted By amaycg

Instrument Cluster Graphics Question

Do you guys ever see a picture of an S Class in the instrument cluster when you guys get in the car? I used to get it, but now when I open the car door, all I get is a stupid "Don't forget your key!"...
01-06-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 709
Posted By amaycg

Thanks!! my guys did a great job with the rest of...

Thanks!! my guys did a great job with the rest of the car so I won't worry about the chrome piece. I WISH MB made it matte rather than shiny so that it would hide the damage better.
01-06-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 709
Posted By amaycg

Clear Bra Question - Time Sensitive

My C300 is at the clear bra shop right now and they are claiming that the Xpel ultimate material is not adhering to the chrome belt line that spans the width of the bottom of the front bumper. I have...
01-05-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,581
Posted By amaycg

Yes, the C300 is Palladium Silver and the S550 is...

Yes, the C300 is Palladium Silver and the S550 is Anthracite Blue. Coatings really make the metallic paints sparkle!
01-05-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 164,404
Posted By amaycg

Picked up C300 4MATIC on Dec. 30th. MSRP:...

Picked up C300 4MATIC on Dec. 30th.
MSRP: $51,965 - Palladium Silver/Sport Black MB-Tex/Black Ash Open Pore Wood; Blind Spot Assist, Pano Roof, 18" AMG 5 spoke wheels incl. with the Sport Package,...
01-05-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 932
Posted By amaycg

I believe that is Designo Mauritius Blue!

I believe that is Designo Mauritius Blue!
01-05-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 213,838
Posted By amaycg

Hey Helen, for the bumper fit issue, was this in...

Hey Helen, for the bumper fit issue, was this in regards to the rear bumper alignment with the tail lamps? When they adjusted the bumper, did they induce any scratches or anything like that? Afraid...
01-05-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,711
Posted By amaycg

Hey guys, I took my S550 into the service...

Hey guys, I took my S550 into the service department where I bought the car because I have a dimple/distortion effect smack dab in the middle of the windshield. The SA was reluctant to replace, but...
01-05-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,581
Posted By amaycg

I applied it myself - in fact, I just applied it...

I applied it myself - in fact, I just applied it to the new C300 I bought a few days ago!

It takes a few hours, especially for the W222, but the results are worth it. Just make sure you don't park...
01-04-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,581
Posted By amaycg

I coat my new cars with 22PLE! I had this on my...

I coat my new cars with 22PLE! I had this on my 2011 E and my 2013 SLK and they lasted a very long time as I maintained the coating with Opti-Seal or CarPro every wash.
01-04-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 26,728
Posted By amaycg

Mine was a September build and I still have the...

Mine was a September build and I still have the poor tail light fitment. However, I haven't checked if the bumper looks pushed in. Side by side with my W222, the tail light fitment and gaps on the...
12-31-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 26,728
Posted By amaycg

Any update OP on the tail lights? We just...

Any update OP on the tail lights? We just purchased a C300 4MATIC last night and I checked the production date on the car and it was 9/14, and has the tail lights also sticking out, but the fuel...
12-30-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,834
Posted By amaycg

Stunning car! Love the interior and all the...

Stunning car! Love the interior and all the upgrades inside. However, the car is located in Florida and that's a weird state. Total score: 4/5 :p:
Welcome to MBWorld.
12-20-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,760
Posted By amaycg

TROLL ALERT :crazy::crazy::crazy: But if you...

TROLL ALERT :crazy::crazy::crazy:
But if you are serious, which I highly doubt because that's just a weird question, Mercedes also makes the CLS.
There's no reason for them to make an S-coupe -...
12-07-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,243
Posted By amaycg

:( Too bad it doesn't apply to everyone :( In...

:( Too bad it doesn't apply to everyone :(
In case you were never a part of the military (like 80-90%) of the rest of us, MBUSA's winter incentive is 4K on the '15 S class.
11-22-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,506
Posted By amaycg

wauw ur so kool - 3 kool 5 skool :y ...

wauw ur so kool - 3 kool 5 skool :y







But seriously, congrats on the S600! Great car
11-20-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 14,106
Posted By amaycg

Do all S classes made before around now have the...

Do all S classes made before around now have the same problem? I have a little over a 1000 miles, but no screeching yet...
11-20-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,506
Posted By amaycg

:rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes: I'm sorry you...

:rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes:
I'm sorry you don't understand personal financial management. Good for you though - you have an amazing garage and no budget, so it must be nice to live in the world...
11-19-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,506
Posted By amaycg

I got my car without sport package and premium...

I got my car without sport package and premium leather because to be honest, the car at the dealer with these options was way over budget (I'm paying 2K/month lease on my $114K MSRP car).
The OP...
11-19-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,469
Posted By amaycg

PM'ed!

PM'ed!
11-08-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,861
Posted By amaycg

However we see it, it's still an amazing color :)...

However we see it, it's still an amazing color :) Nice collection by the way!
11-03-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,226
Posted By amaycg

I'm surprised your dealer didn't just say it was...

I'm surprised your dealer didn't just say it was "wear and tear!!!"
11-03-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,861
Posted By amaycg

+1 on Anthracite Blue! Although to me, it's more...

+1 on Anthracite Blue! Although to me, it's more Grey. I see no hints of blue in it except in the sunlight...where there's light blue specks. Compared to my Capri Blue '08, which is more purple than...
10-30-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,399
Posted By amaycg

LOL OP...at least your car didn't come with a 2"...

LOL OP...at least your car didn't come with a 2" DEEP scratch/minor dent down to the primer like mine did. Found out a week after I got the car since I don't drive it much. Right where the bumper...
10-16-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 833
Posted By amaycg

I too have a similar ripple smack dab in the...

I too have a similar ripple smack dab in the middle of the windshield. If it does not affect safety, how did you get it replaced? I thought my eyes were deceiving me when I saw the trees move at...
10-10-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,212
Posted By amaycg

I would LOVE to have an S63 but dang, the prices...

I would LOVE to have an S63 but dang, the prices in LA are sky high.

The problem is with leasing - I don't like keeping my cars past 20K-25K miles because I don't want to pay for...
10-10-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,212
Posted By amaycg

My 2014 isn't much flatter than my '08 (and my...

My 2014 isn't much flatter than my '08 (and my '08 has ABC).
None of the bump smoothing happens when there is shade over the bumps from trees or at night time. I wish MB could release software...
10-10-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,212
Posted By amaycg

Reminds me of how MB marketed "MAGIC" body...

Reminds me of how MB marketed "MAGIC" body control. They took a magic marker to the brochure, called ABC "Magic," even though it barely does anything :rolleyes::rolleyes:
10-10-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,212
Posted By amaycg

:( S63's are so darn expensive :( OP, it's...

:( S63's are so darn expensive :(

OP, it's not *that* bland - come on, its a 100K car. If you want the cluster, maybe look into the E63 or another AMG? IMO, if you care more about comfort,...
10-05-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,757
Posted By amaycg

2015 C300 4Matic - Loaner Car Review!

Hey guys and gals,
Got myself a new C300 4MATIC in Polar White with Black MB-Tex and Premium 1 Package with the 18" twin 5 spoke wheel choice when I had my '08 S550 serviced today. I have it for at...
09-27-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,032
Posted By amaycg

I got a clear bra on my 2013 SLK350 after it had...

I got a clear bra on my 2013 SLK350 after it had a sandblasting incident at around 8,000 miles. It actually covered up a lot of chips - although, there are a few bubbles. Can't really see them unless...
09-27-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,032
Posted By amaycg

Depends on if you leased the car - I lease all my...

Depends on if you leased the car - I lease all my Merc's now after witnessing the massive depreciation and complexities/difficulty of selling (to any dealer or individual) my old S550.

If you own...
09-25-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 932
Posted By amaycg

Any ideas? If you open your glovebox, that large...

Any ideas? If you open your glovebox, that large hump in the middle of the lid is where the coins got stuck...Why would MBUSA make a giant plastic box in the middle of the glove box lid is beyond me...
09-21-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 932
Posted By amaycg

Glove Box Problem

Hey everyone, I think a coin or something may have gotten into the cardholder slots in the lid of the glovebox. Every time I open and close the glove box, I can hear the coins rattling. Is there any...
09-17-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 940
Posted By amaycg

This is a feature that's supposed to happen. It's...

This is a feature that's supposed to happen. It's called "Spotlight Function," I believe, and it flashes the pedestrian as to alert them that you are approaching.
08-29-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 73,484
Posted By amaycg

SO...just called MBUSA and spoke to a product...

SO...just called MBUSA and spoke to a product advisor and he told me that we can use any alcohol/water based cologne or perfume and it won't stain the interior or cause any damage or mess up the...
08-28-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 97,449
Posted By amaycg

Is there a VIN range for the remote trunk locking...

Is there a VIN range for the remote trunk locking LI? Mine seems to open to the halfway point as if the setting for limited trunk height were selected in COMAND even though I never selected it.
08-28-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,359
Posted By amaycg

I have 11 mpg average on my 2014 S550 - 90% city...

I have 11 mpg average on my 2014 S550 - 90% city driving.
08-28-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 73,484
Posted By amaycg

Have you noticed any staining of the interior...

Have you noticed any staining of the interior leather or any abnormal side effects? I'm terribly afraid of the oils in my choice of cologne getting onto the leather or leaving a permanent smell...
08-04-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 14,141
Posted By amaycg

Those are pretty good deals. I got my 2014...

Those are pretty good deals. I got my 2014 leftover at 24 months with only 7500 miles for $1950 including taxes and it's a $112K car. Not stellar but your deal sounds pretty good, especially at $2600
07-29-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,683
Posted By amaycg

I didn't know that even on nappa interiors the...

I didn't know that even on nappa interiors the door panels were MBTEX. Does this not annoy anyone else? I have standard leather and the center armrest is mbtex and it bugs the heck out of me...in my...
07-25-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,226
Posted By amaycg

All you have to do is change the settings for the...

All you have to do is change the settings for the display for the speedometer to Km/Hr, I believe. It's not a fixed speedometer as in other Mercedes-Benz models - it's a fully electronic display...
07-22-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 693
Posted By amaycg

No, the car has not been repainted. The bumper is...

No, the car has not been repainted. The bumper is plastic, and reflects light differently. If at night time, you shine a halogen light at the bumper and then the metal components, you will see this...
07-20-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,351
Posted By amaycg

*Slightly* New Instrument Cluster in 2015 vs 2014

Just thought I would share a quick difference I found on the 14's vs the 15's!

The 14's have a beige/black instrument cluster theme with regular speedometer readings, while the 15's have a...
07-10-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,852
Posted By amaycg

Has anyone tried cleaning the Alcantara pillow...

Has anyone tried cleaning the Alcantara pillow covers yet?
07-05-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,366
Posted By amaycg

Yeah, I don't take my cars there for service! lol...

Yeah, I don't take my cars there for service! lol
But, they do have quite a few 2014's, and 6 more left in this configuration, so they gave a LOT of money off even though it's not even...
07-05-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,366
Posted By amaycg

New 2014 S550! :)

After 107,000 miles on my 2008 S550, I have sprung for a new S class! Was not anticipating this purchase until next year as we just leased a Subaru BRZ and Chevy Volt this year already. I wanted to...
11-10-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,799
Posted By amaycg

Will the touchpad be available in 2014 for MY14?

Will the touchpad be available in 2014 for MY14?
11-02-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 23,073
Posted By amaycg

I agree. Even in Beverly Hills & Bel Air though,...

I agree. Even in Beverly Hills & Bel Air though, I see a lot of my neighbors driving regular cars (Toyotas, Hondas, Fords, the like), but spending millions on homes and clothing from Barneys & Saks...
10-22-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,378
Posted By amaycg

Oh my...Hope it all works out for you. I hope the...

Oh my...Hope it all works out for you. I hope the dealer doesn't pull BS by claiming your car doesn't have Distronic! My dealer did this once when Distronic wasn't working haha
10-15-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,958
Posted By amaycg

My dealer demo didn't have the MBC listed on the...

My dealer demo didn't have the MBC listed on the sticker...
09-07-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 914
Sticky 2014 S-class
Views: 298,292
Posted By amaycg

+1, the 2014 has less standard equipment. They...

+1, the 2014 has less standard equipment. They increased the price of premium 1 package too, from the older models, so the 2014 is more expensive when similarly equipped to a base 2013.
09-07-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,044
Posted By amaycg

I think you guys are forgetting that the 2014...

I think you guys are forgetting that the 2014 DOES NOT include P1, which is already included on the 2013's. With similar standard equipment, the 2014 is MORE expensive.
08-14-2013, 02:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,699
Posted By amaycg

My 2011 also has this in the trunk of the car...

My 2011 also has this in the trunk of the car already :/
07-25-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,891
Posted By amaycg

On my black Mercedes vehicles (E350 & SLK350) the...

On my black Mercedes vehicles (E350 & SLK350) the rear bumpers have a different shade of black than the rest of the car...this is of course, under halogen lighting and at certain angles and isn't...
07-19-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,907
Posted By amaycg

I got a coupon in the mail with this offer and...

I got a coupon in the mail with this offer and renewed my SLK's trial subscription with it over the phone. If you do it over the phone, they don't ask you for a code (there wasn't even one on the...
07-19-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 904
Posted By amaycg

I have it in my 2011 E350. Just call them and...

I have it in my 2011 E350. Just call them and tell them about how some 2011's have Travel Link and that you would like to subscribe. If not, take it to the dealer and have them call Sirius for you to...
07-14-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,766
Posted By amaycg

Although it sounds dangerous OP, I know we can't...

Although it sounds dangerous OP, I know we can't quit our lives by not driving and take up hours of nonsense by towing our cars.

On my brake pedal, there is a certain point (approx. 1/3 of the way...
07-11-2013, 01:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 18,396
Posted By amaycg

I don't think it would look that good...

I don't think it would look that good...
07-10-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,968
Posted By amaycg

The facelifted CL already has this feature. I...

The facelifted CL already has this feature. I asked my neighbor about it and confirmed it. The CL already has the dynamic spot light in the U.S.
06-22-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,957
Posted By amaycg

This is very characteristic of the GL...the air...

This is very characteristic of the GL...the air suspension makes the SUV bouncy to eliminate potholes and height differences in the road. The GL also moves slightly up and down at red lights and...
06-16-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 30,363
Posted By amaycg

Right here!...

Right here! https://mbworld.org/forums/e-class-w212/448990-my-hid-install-diy-instructions.html
06-07-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,718
Posted By amaycg

$500 for little seat chrome pieces???? IDK about...

$500 for little seat chrome pieces???? IDK about you, but that seems pretty expensive for something you barely touch or notice...not to mention it wont help the resale value lol
NOT worth it IMO!...
06-01-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,823
Posted By amaycg

This actually can be changed on '13 models...

This actually can be changed on '13 models through Engineering Menus. press star-hangup-1 on the telephone keypad, go to HU parameters, and you can change the color scheme of the COMAND screen from...
04-03-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,178
Posted By amaycg

Definitely, my neighbors have a lunar blue 2013...

Definitely, my neighbors have a lunar blue 2013 and they take it weekly to car washes and it looks swirled after such a small time
03-31-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,263
Posted By amaycg

What do you mean my "register"?

What do you mean my "register"?
03-10-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,224
Posted By amaycg

Same; I'm not going to fix it unless dealer asks....

Same; I'm not going to fix it unless dealer asks. My w212 got scratched on day 1 and same thing with my SLK when I brought it home. It happens on all these cars, but you will get over it
03-04-2013, 01:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,989
Posted By amaycg

X166 Emergency Handling - UNSAFE according to Review

http://news.consumerreports.org/cars/2013/02/video-mercedes-benz-gl350-bluetec-stumbles-in-emergency-handling.html

What do you guys think of this??
02-16-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,637
Posted By amaycg

Mercedes Dropping E550 From Lineup

Has anyone heard about this?
http://www.benzblogger.com/2013/02/2014-mercedes-benz-e350-e550-e400-and-e250-bluetec-first-drive-by-edmunds.html
Look at the parts highlighted in red. Apparently the...
02-08-2013, 12:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 21,309
Posted By amaycg

Yes, even on Mercedes, only the E class & S class...

Yes, even on Mercedes, only the E class & S class have 5000K lights. All others have 4300K (atleast the SLK!)...
02-08-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 21,309
Posted By amaycg

Your lights look great! WHat's weird is that my...

Your lights look great! WHat's weird is that my 2013 SLK350 has 4300K lights (with Lighting Package)...I think the 5000K depends on the model.
02-08-2013, 12:09 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 49,936
Posted By amaycg

Thanks for all the replies! I'm glad I was able...

Thanks for all the replies! I'm glad I was able to help :)
02-02-2013, 03:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,836
Posted By amaycg

+1, The new CLA is taking away MB's prestige...

+1, The new CLA is taking away MB's prestige factor as one of the more exclusive, expensive car manufacturers. This car will no doubt sell like hot cakes; Mercedes really is sinking down to selling...
01-29-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,820
Posted By amaycg

Its a PITA for the driver's side. I have the same...

Its a PITA for the driver's side. I have the same H7 Morimoto Kit (mine's 5K though) and had a very detailed thread on how to install them in the W212.
01-12-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,370
Posted By amaycg

Hmm..I had my wood trim replaced twice...the one...

Hmm..I had my wood trim replaced twice...the one time I actually saw one of the pieces, it had no lighting strip attached to it...but it was the rear door piece.
Also if you look on ebay at wood...
01-12-2013, 04:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,244
Posted By amaycg

Dealer offered $34K when I owed $35,091. I had to...

Dealer offered $34K when I owed $35,091. I had to pay the difference, but hell, I sure am glad since I ended up with a 2013 Black/Black SLK350 w/ Sport Package, Lighting Package, Multimedia, Pano...
01-11-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,370
Posted By amaycg

Oh that sucks. If the actual strip is broken I...

Oh that sucks. If the actual strip is broken I think you need to replace the whole dashboard as the ambient lighting strips are manufactured into the dashboard, not the glove box.
01-10-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,244
Posted By amaycg

True...it might be a bit too much not to mention...

True...it might be a bit too much not to mention I can't negotiate on those...I was looking for a 2012 C63 leftover but it was sold... :/
Haha SoCal! JK I thought I might be able to get one of these...
01-10-2013, 05:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,891
Posted By amaycg

Sorry to bring this old thread back up, but what...

Sorry to bring this old thread back up, but what was the result? Did the whole panel have to be replaced?
01-10-2013, 04:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,370
Posted By amaycg

I think you're talking about the ambient lighting...

I think you're talking about the ambient lighting strip...
If you're thinking that your ambient lighting is not "even" its because no one's is. The LED's for the ambient lighting are on the left...
01-09-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,515
Posted By amaycg

That's not a mystery anymore! It's the...

That's not a mystery anymore!
It's the cornering light (it is in both headlamps!) that provides extra illumination when cornering at low speeds. It comes on when the turn signal is engaged for...
01-08-2013, 04:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,244
Posted By amaycg

I'm hoping! That would give me equity in the car...

I'm hoping! That would give me equity in the car :)
01-08-2013, 04:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,244
Posted By amaycg

Yeah, GL450's are way more popular in L.A. than...

Yeah, GL450's are way more popular in L.A. than GL350's (I think it's vice versa anywhere else!) However, I do have $34,000 left in payments AND Gl350's tend to hold up their value more than the...
01-08-2013, 03:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,302
Posted By amaycg

I have the "chrome" aluminum ones on my 2010...

I have the "chrome" aluminum ones on my 2010 GL350...However, mine are also deteriorating at 69,000 miles. The material seems to be peeling and the aluminum also looks VERY water spotted when the sun...
01-07-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,910
Posted By amaycg

I have Capri Blue (The slightly older version of...

I have Capri Blue (The slightly older version of Lunar Blue) on my 2008 S550 and after a couple years, it looks purplish in the sun... not very good
01-07-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,511
Posted By amaycg

Which dealer in LA was willing to negotiate? Was...

Which dealer in LA was willing to negotiate? Was it Keyes European per chance? Please PM me or respond here
01-07-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,244
Posted By amaycg

Time to Sell My GL350... :(

Well, my son is getting his driver's license in a few days and so I'm looking to sell my wife's 2010 GL350 Bluetec with 69,000 miles on it so she can start driving the 2011 E350 we have that sits in...
12-20-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,727
Posted By amaycg

I have the same issue on my driver's side 2nd row...

I have the same issue on my driver's side 2nd row window on my GL350
12-20-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,977
Posted By amaycg

Let them fix it...I'm sure it won't show up in...

Let them fix it...I'm sure it won't show up in the Carfax or anything
The dealer wrecked my rear bumper on my GL350 and had it fixed without even telling us at first about what happened (in fact,...
12-07-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,546
Posted By amaycg

I use a Metro Air Force Blaster to get water out...

I use a Metro Air Force Blaster to get water out of everywhere after I wash it...however, no matter how much blow-drying I do, some water always seems to seep out of the side mirrors.

Note, If...
11-28-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,408
Posted By amaycg

Get outta here troll...this is an E class...

Get outta here troll...this is an E class forum...not the R(otten) Class Forum :rolf:
11-28-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,408
Posted By amaycg

Like you meant anything different :smash: Name...

Like you meant anything different :smash:
Name calling? Way to prove youre a valuable, intelligent member. Just relax and breathe, man. Its okay to get upset! Just take a long deep breath...It's a...
11-25-2012, 12:36 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,408
Posted By amaycg

What a classy comment; I hope God blesses you...

What a classy comment; I hope God blesses you with a relative who is "special" so that you don't go around loosely using that term to describe other members as an insult... You make me sick

Yes,...
11-24-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,753
Posted By amaycg

I have the same phenomenon on my S550. I think...

I have the same phenomenon on my S550. I think this happens as headlights start clouding when the cars get older.
11-21-2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,408
Posted By amaycg

To the OP: NICE MODS To Everyone Else: He...

To the OP: NICE MODS
To Everyone Else:
He obviously put the badge on because he's trying to make it look like an E63 AMG.
HONESTLY PEOPLE, WHY DOES EVERYONE CARE ABOUT THE BADGE?
SO WHAT?!?!?!?...
11-03-2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,520
Posted By amaycg

How much did these parts cost you? Thanks for the...

How much did these parts cost you? Thanks for the photos!
10-21-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,261
Posted By amaycg

It needs to have been built after 7/11 in order...

It needs to have been built after 7/11 in order for it to be in the console.
10-12-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,787
Posted By amaycg

LOL I guess the OP's 212 is nothing haha

LOL I guess the OP's 212 is nothing haha
09-26-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,524
Posted By amaycg

VERY NICE!

VERY NICE!
09-24-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 43,146
Posted By amaycg

Not quite; NTG4 includes a click wheel and the...

Not quite; NTG4 includes a click wheel and the 2010 GL doesn't have one
09-17-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,038
Posted By amaycg

YAY! How much off MSRP did you get?

YAY! How much off MSRP did you get?
09-12-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,574
Posted By amaycg

Palladium silver with anything but black on the...

Palladium silver with anything but black on the inside
08-31-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,066
Posted By amaycg

It could have been caused by scented air...

It could have been caused by scented air freshener...the manual warns against using scented oils or the plastics could be permanently damaged
08-31-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,812
Posted By amaycg

My GL has the same thing!!! I took it to the...

My GL has the same thing!!! I took it to the dealer when it had 49K miles and they said it's not covered under warranty... I have 60K miles; should it be fixed under warranty since I brought it up...
08-30-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,305
Posted By amaycg

Ouch! I'm sorry for what happened to your rims :(...

Ouch! I'm sorry for what happened to your rims :(

HOWEVER, BE AWARE that ANY time you get new tires, the machine will ALWAYS DAMAGE the rim to a certain extent because of the metal tools used to...
08-27-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,648
Posted By amaycg

I can't prove that I didn't do it and I can't...

I can't prove that I didn't do it and I can't prove I wasn't at fault. The accident happened when the car was parked. I have to pay a $500 deductible and I'm pretty sure my rates will go up

I...
08-27-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,648
Posted By amaycg

Hit & Run :(

Hi everyone,
My car was recently involved in a hit and run and there are a few huge scrapes (no dents) that go through the paint to the primer running on the front bumper. How much should it be for...
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