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Forum: AMG GT
Yesterday, 09:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 438
Posted By benzbell

Anyone know the weight of the Pro compared to the...

Anyone know the weight of the Pro compared to the current GTR? I'd suspect not very much difference if any at all.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-14-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 672
Posted By benzbell

No can do. Tried this on my 2018 GLA45. ...

No can do. Tried this on my 2018 GLA45. Wiring/bolt pattern is different because of the power lumbar and bolster in the sport seats. I even checked with MB to order a pair and swap them. It was a...
Forum: W213 AMG
02-14-2019, 01:38 PM
Forum: W213 AMG
02-12-2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 949
Posted By benzbell

+1

+1
Forum: W213 AMG
02-12-2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 499
Posted By benzbell

How was he able to put those holes in the doors...

How was he able to put those holes in the doors so easily with just a golf club?



So most likely, he won't be using their body shop I'd assume.
Forum: W213 AMG
02-11-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,038
Posted By benzbell

Hmm... strange. I gave parts the vin to my GTR...

Hmm... strange. I gave parts the vin to my GTR (green hell magno) and got touch up paint for it in a couple days. To me touch up paint is touch up paint - gloss or magno.
...
Forum: W213 AMG
02-11-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 10,527
Posted By benzbell

I agree. It's even more unbelievable based on...

I agree. It's even more unbelievable based on some of the mod deleted posts. I think we are all being catfished. My opinion is - this person is a female. I base this on words that have been said....
Forum: W213 AMG
02-10-2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 10,527
Posted By benzbell

I called this one correctly several days ago.

I called this one correctly several days ago.
Forum: W213 AMG
02-10-2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 10,527
Posted By benzbell

I said it earlier and lo and behold... it...

I said it earlier and lo and behold... it continues.
Forum: AMG GT
02-10-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,551
Posted By benzbell

I would assume these leases are for dealer stock...

I would assume these leases are for dealer stock only? To help move them.
Forum: AMG GT
02-10-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,551
Posted By benzbell

That's crazy. Lease equates to 48 miles per week....

That's crazy. Lease equates to 48 miles per week. For some, that's a dinner/movie night out and a trip to the grocery store. Not worth it to me.
Forum: W213 AMG
02-10-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 10,527
Posted By benzbell

Another wanker comment. Op persists on riling in...

Another wanker comment. Op persists on riling in this thread. So the question is why? Every why has a motive. My guess and most likely others - nothing better to do.
Forum: AMG GT
02-10-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,551
Posted By benzbell

Only way I would consider owning an AM or any...

Only way I would consider owning an AM or any exotic brand for that matter. Is if I lived in close proximity to a dealer - not saying you don't. AM doesn't have a large dealer network. Another factor...
Forum: W213 AMG
02-10-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 10,527
Posted By benzbell

It is about MB marketing - yes. So the big...

It is about MB marketing - yes. So the big question is why? There is always a motive attached to the question why. It's about customer loyalty. In today's marketplace you want to do that at a very...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-09-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,429
Posted By benzbell

I almost did get an E63 S edition one. I was in...

I almost did get an E63 S edition one. I was in preliminary negotiations with FJ Newport to get rid of my GTR after one week of ownership. Oddly, I loved the GTR the first week and the second week I...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-09-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 710
Posted By benzbell

If you have the Multimedia package it does. May...

If you have the Multimedia package it does. May even if you don't - however don't quote me on that. I put the pics in sequence to show how it's done. But it is also annoying because every time you...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-09-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,429
Posted By benzbell

I love the 2019 the more I think about. I had the...

I love the 2019 the more I think about. I had the chance to get this car now at 10k off sticker. It's an awesome spec IMHO. Plan is my son wants to buy this from me when I order a 2020 later this...
Forum: AMG GT
02-09-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,972
Posted By benzbell

I thought the little sticker was odd. I flew...

I thought the little sticker was odd. I flew into LAX and picked up my GLA45 from FJ in Newport and drove it home (out of state). Found it very peculiar there was only that little sticker in the...
Forum: AMG GT
02-09-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,101
Posted By benzbell

Lol - yeah. Reminds me of accountants. I hate...

Lol - yeah. Reminds me of accountants. I hate getting several different answers on something like this. Means you have to keep digging and figure it own on your own. That's what I usually end up...
Forum: AMG GT
02-08-2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 781
Posted By benzbell

Okay, just got the car back this evening. Had it...

Okay, just got the car back this evening. Had it redone with 1.5 inches removed off the bottom part. Was to overpowering and didn't look right before. Much better.
...
Forum: W213 AMG
02-08-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 10,527
Posted By benzbell

So you can't afford one - is that what you meant?...

So you can't afford one - is that what you meant? Not sure - I'm just a lowly stoop.
Forum: W213 AMG
02-08-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 10,527
Posted By benzbell

Your sig only says you have an SL 450. I'm going...

Your sig only says you have an SL 450. I'm going to rely on an old Ronald Reagan quote: "Trust but verify." If you have a 2017 SL63 and 2019 C63 S. Go to your car(s) and start them - (sitting...
Forum: W213 AMG
02-08-2019, 12:29 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 10,527
Posted By benzbell

Could a mod please move this thread to a Pokemon...

Could a mod please move this thread to a Pokemon forum - thank you.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-07-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 78,741
Posted By benzbell

Yeah - another fellow stormtrooper - love it.

Yeah - another fellow stormtrooper - love it.
Forum: AMG GT
02-07-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,551
Posted By benzbell

That's super. Sounds like they did everything...

That's super. Sounds like they did everything except some yard-work when they did the delivery/pick up - lol.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-07-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,429
Posted By benzbell

We're coming after you for starting this - lol....

We're coming after you for starting this - lol. Truthfully, you'd be happy with either car. As you know - it's just a matter of what works best for you features/financially.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-07-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 710
Posted By benzbell

Drives me nuts as well. I haven't found a...

Drives me nuts as well. I haven't found a solution/workaround either. Lord knows I've tried. I do notice a difference other than it being louder. More bass and a little more crisper - IMHO. I also...
Forum: W213 AMG
02-06-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,574
Posted By benzbell

I bought a brand new 2018 C63WS in November 2018....

I bought a brand new 2018 C63WS in November 2018. I was strongly considering a 2019. In the immortal words of Vito Corleone. I was made an offer on a 2018 I couldn't refuse.
Forum: W213 AMG
02-06-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,574
Posted By benzbell

Funny thing - I DD my C63 S and it has HUD, which...

Funny thing - I DD my C63 S and it has HUD, which I like and have gotten used to. Having the digital gauges (I don't) I can see where it wouldn't be needed or missed as much. When I drive my GTR a...
Forum: AMG GT
02-06-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,327
Posted By benzbell

Since you did such a great job. How about if...

Since you did such a great job. How about if everyone who wants this done contacts you with their dealer info and you handle and get this done for us? Just Kidding! I know you worked hard on this and...
Forum: AMG GT
02-06-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,551
Posted By benzbell

Bish, If you don't mind me asking. How far...

Bish,

If you don't mind me asking. How far did you go and did you drive the car home or have it shipped?
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-06-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,429
Posted By benzbell

Yeah - def. wait. I made that mistake on a 2018...

Yeah - def. wait. I made that mistake on a 2018 GLA45 that didn't have sport seats (my preference). I thought well my 15 C63WS had them and my GTR does now. So I thought - no biggie. Felt comfortable...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-06-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,429
Posted By benzbell

Let's all forgive and forget. I apologize to you...

Let's all forgive and forget. I apologize to you superswiss and everyone else. We are all just passionate about these cars which is good. Can get a little spirited at times. At the end of the day -...
Forum: AMG GT
02-06-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,551
Posted By benzbell

Lol. I remember once reading a reference to the...

Lol. I remember once reading a reference to the front of the GTR (ghm) and how it reminded them of an angry Pokemon. I thought that was funny. Another good one was when a blogger described the color...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-06-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,429
Posted By benzbell

Another immature comment. Not what I would expect...

Another immature comment. Not what I would expect from an Engineer (provided you actually are one).
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-06-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,429
Posted By benzbell

Very childish comment - immature actually. You're...

Very childish comment - immature actually. You're more of a keyboard warrior then I initially thought. What's next? You'll want to compare bank accounts and d**k size?
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-06-2019, 03:02 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,429
Posted By benzbell

Okay Mr. pseudo psychologist. Let's keep...

Okay Mr. pseudo psychologist.


Let's keep it simple. Once you get a C63 (provided you're actually getting one) report back and let others know if you think 9 stage traction control is useful or...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-05-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,429
Posted By benzbell

Great detailed post and some very good points -...

Great detailed post and some very good points - thank you. Was an interesting read with your past history of the other cars and how they performed.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-05-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,429
Posted By benzbell

Defend my ownership. I bought mine 10-weeks ago....

Defend my ownership. I bought mine 10-weeks ago. I could have easily ordered a 2019 if I wanted one. I'll wait until 2020. More often then not, there will be some kinks and minor improvements done...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-05-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,429
Posted By benzbell

I'm assuming superswiss and purplewidow haven't...

I'm assuming superswiss and purplewidow haven't used 9 stage traction control in a 2019 to any extent - if at all. Please feel free to correct me if I'm wrong. My opinion is you are both speaking...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-05-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,429
Posted By benzbell

Stating my opinion on one feature in no way...

Stating my opinion on one feature in no way renders the entire car useless. I only mentioned that 9 stage traction control is a gimmick, and that it's useless unless you are on a track - which is...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-05-2019, 01:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 502
Posted By benzbell

I can't wrap (pun intended) my brain around the...

I can't wrap (pun intended) my brain around the wrap getting into all of the nooks and crannies of a caliper and actually sticking. Heck at that point, R&R them and have them powder coated.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-05-2019, 12:52 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,429
Posted By benzbell

I never said anything in reference to the...

I never said anything in reference to the suspension. Only to the 9 stage traction control. As I stated earlier, in a C63 sedan, 9 stage traction control is a gimmick. It will not be used by the...
Forum: AMG GT
02-04-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 781
Posted By benzbell

Scheduled this week. Here is a photoshop mock up...

Scheduled this week. Here is a photoshop mock up of it thinner. Def. much better.
...
Forum: AMG GT
02-03-2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 781
Posted By benzbell

Over the top. Shouldn't be an issue. I'm having...

Over the top. Shouldn't be an issue. I'm having the job redone next week. I think it's a bit too wide. Going to have 1.25 inches removed from the wide black band. I'll post better pics when that's...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-03-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,429
Posted By benzbell

I'm very familiar with the 9 stage traction...

I'm very familiar with the 9 stage traction control in the GTR. It was not designed, nor will it help you dig out of snow. For a C63 sedan, it's more of a gimmick then anything else. Most of these...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-03-2019, 03:34 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,429
Posted By benzbell

I never had/experienced any of those complaints...

I never had/experienced any of those complaints or concerns. In fact, I had a 2015 C63WS for two years. I regretted selling it and so I decided to get another one at a nice discount.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-02-2019, 11:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By benzbell

Yes. You will LOVE the intelligent lights. Almost...

Yes. You will LOVE the intelligent lights. Almost all of the C63's on dealer lots have them. It could actually affect your resale down the road as well if you don't - seriously. It's so nice for the...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-02-2019, 10:56 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,429
Posted By benzbell

I just went this exact route. I bought a brand...

I just went this exact route. I bought a brand new 2018 C63WS in November 2018. I was strongly considering a 2019. In the immortal words of Vito Corleone. I was made an offer on a 2018 I couldn't...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-02-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 523
Posted By benzbell

Diff is in the rear - hop is in the front.

Diff is in the rear - hop is in the front.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-02-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 78,741
Posted By benzbell

Very nice - love the all black look.

Very nice - love the all black look.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-02-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By benzbell

I was under the impression this became available...

I was under the impression this became available in 2016. I had a 2015 C63WS and it did not. Then heard it was available in 2016. I've since got rid of the 2015 and have a 2018 C63WS and it does. In...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-02-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 502
Posted By benzbell

I would and then just deal with it later. Worse...

I would and then just deal with it later. Worse case - have to put it back to OEM.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-02-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 523
Posted By benzbell

Nope - happens a lot in Porsches and the Z06 as...

Nope - happens a lot in Porsches and the Z06 as well.
Forum: AMG GT
02-02-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 781
Posted By benzbell

I didn't install it. Brandy the lady who...

I didn't install it. Brandy the lady who installed it. Has been doing vinyl, signs, decals. wraps etc... and has 20 years experience.
Forum: W213 AMG
02-02-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,220
Posted By benzbell

+1 Seems to me like an east coast thing. I...

+1

Seems to me like an east coast thing. I will say at least it looks classy. Not some cheap looking stick on like back in the 80's - lol. I'm sure some like it and keep it on. Not my thing...
Forum: AMG GT
02-02-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 916
Posted By benzbell

Nice job. Yeah - I had the same prob in Vegas...

Nice job. Yeah - I had the same prob in Vegas with the suction cup falling off during the summer. I'd come out and the detector (escort iX) would be on the dash or floor. I was so whacked after the...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-02-2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 523
Posted By benzbell

A car can still be prone/prevalent with stock...

A car can still be prone/prevalent with stock tires as well. My GTR comes to mind. Actually, that is where I learned about this - on the GTR forum. Since I haven't heard of anyone mentioning this...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-02-2019, 01:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 523
Posted By benzbell

If you are running wider than stock tires in the...

If you are running wider than stock tires in the front and when it's colder it could be the "Ackermann Effect." It's basically Tire Chatter/Hop. Common in the C7 Vette, AMG GTR and others.

...
Forum: AMG GT
02-01-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 781
Posted By benzbell

Added Another Stripe to my GTR...

After much thinking and deciding on what I wanted on the side. I came up with the stripe that is on the hood and used the exact width and had it placed on the side. I feel it changes the look of the...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-31-2019, 01:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,341
Posted By benzbell

Fixed - and thank you for pointing that out....

Fixed - and thank you for pointing that out. Surprised no one said anything sooner. Hopefully no one ordered an E63 S cuz of that - lol.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-31-2019, 12:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,341
Posted By benzbell

This might help some. Here's a list of all of the...

This might help some. Here's a list of all of the configurators.

MB Worldwide Configurators. (https://www.mercedes-amg.com/en/get-your-amg/configurator.html)
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-30-2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 78,741
Posted By benzbell

Congrats. Rocking the Stormtrooper mode - love it.

Congrats. Rocking the Stormtrooper mode - love it.
Forum: AMG GT
01-30-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By benzbell

Love the sound of that turbo whoosh.

Love the sound of that turbo whoosh.
Forum: AMG GT
01-30-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,656
Posted By benzbell

Didn't drive my GTR today to check. Rather I...

Didn't drive my GTR today to check. Rather I drove my C63 S, and indeed this car starts in second. My thinking on why first in some/all of the GT cars is because of the tall first gear. Just a guess....
Forum: AMG GT
01-30-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 818
Posted By benzbell

These emblems don't come cheap on eBay. However,...

These emblems don't come cheap on eBay. However, they are far less than the car.

...
Forum: AMG GT
01-30-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 644
Posted By benzbell

Follow up. Since I see a new thread on a...

Follow up. Since I see a new thread on a transaxle issue. This has only happened to me twice. Funny how once something weird like this happens. How you're always hyper-aware and on the...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-29-2019, 11:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 628
Posted By benzbell

Canned/lame is right.

Canned/lame is right.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-29-2019, 11:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,942
Posted By benzbell

Yeah sucks. I know what you mean. Mine was a...

Yeah sucks. I know what you mean. Mine was a nightmare. I posted about it in a separate thread - so as not to hijack yours. Might be one of those things where clearing the code takes care of it and...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-29-2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 264
Posted By benzbell

Sharing My Crazy Electronic Rear Differential Lock Inoperative Story...

This is the mother of all stories. I know it's a long read but worth it. This happened to me in my GTR after two weeks and 200 miles. I copied it from an older post:


"Wow - what a story I hardly...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-29-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,341
Posted By benzbell

Also, no designo interior for the coupe/sedan...

Also, no designo interior for the coupe/sedan anymore as well. Sometimes (well actually a lot) MB doesn't make sense.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-29-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,341
Posted By benzbell

Yeah really. Gotta be soon/anytime now.

Yeah really. Gotta be soon/anytime now.
Forum: W213 AMG
01-29-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 628
Posted By benzbell

Yeah - I see that now. May have spoke too soon....

Yeah - I see that now. May have spoke too soon. 2019 C63 S is live this morning and I saw the E63 S was back on their site when it was gone last week. So I assumed it was the 2019. Assumption is the...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-29-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 689
Posted By benzbell

Depends on the options in the S and how bad you...

Depends on the options in the S and how bad you want it. Of course it's going to cost. I had a 2018 GLA 45 for three months and traded it in (wasn't feeling it) for my 2018 C63 S (w205/sedan). Yeah -...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-29-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 628
Posted By benzbell

2019 E63 MB USA Configurator LIVE...

Finally...

2019 E63 S (https://www.mbusa.com/mercedes/vehicles/build/class-E/model-E63W4S#tab=tab-exterior)
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-29-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,341
Posted By benzbell

2019 C63 MB USA Configurator LIVE...

Finally...

C63 S Coupe (https://www.mbusa.com/en/vehicles/build/c-class/coupe/c63cs)

C63 S Sedan (https://www.mbusa.com/en/vehicles/build/c-class/sedan/c63ws)
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-28-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,200
Posted By benzbell

Awesome. Throw a party at your place with the...

Awesome. Throw a party at your place with the extra - lol. You'd get some takers.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-28-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,843
Posted By benzbell

Really sorry to hear that. Some states have, and...

Really sorry to hear that. Some states have, and is there any way (I'm sure you probably checked) to get a "restricted" or "red license." So you can drive to and from work - perhaps? Even some other...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-28-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 686
Posted By benzbell

Most likely because of logistics on smaller...

Most likely because of logistics on smaller items. Like certain spoilers, flics, logo projectors...etc. These are done at the VPC. Very common.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-28-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 686
Posted By benzbell

CKS Performance Global...

CKS Performance Global (https://global.cksperformance.com/)
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-28-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 686
Posted By benzbell

Yeah - I didn't like them. Might look good on...

Yeah - I didn't like them. Might look good on another car with a different color/theme. Certainly looked good in pics when I ordered. Only way to really tell is to get them and try. Opted for leaving...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-28-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By benzbell

+1 Most likely one of those two issues.

+1
Most likely one of those two issues.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-28-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,843
Posted By benzbell

Attaboy - lol. Kid def. deserved an ice cream...

Attaboy - lol. Kid def. deserved an ice cream cone for that.
Forum: W213 AMG
01-27-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 968
Posted By benzbell

Means they are about to put up the 2019. They've...

Means they are about to put up the 2019. They've done it this way on several models for the transition. Late as heck I know.
01-27-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 367
Posted By benzbell

Try these guys here. I feel for you. I had...

Try these guys here. I feel for you. I had nightmares on my sons ML 350. Replaced everything and it still didn't work. Had to take it to the dealer.

Top Hydraulics...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-27-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,852
Posted By benzbell

What did you find works best on the rear for the...

What did you find works best on the rear for the PS4S?
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-27-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,455
Posted By benzbell

In my experience and opinion - it's a nuance of...

In my experience and opinion - it's a nuance of the car and a combo of settings/modes. Take it to the dealer just in case and report back - for others. That is if you don't find or get an answer...
Forum: AMG GT
01-27-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 212
Posted By benzbell

Can't help on the supplier. Just had an expensive...

Can't help on the supplier. Just had an expensive MB part shipped from Deutschland and the customs charge was 4% of my purchase price. I got an email notification from DHL (Deutsche Post) about the...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-27-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,455
Posted By benzbell

+1 Bingo. Clicking is normal when the...

+1 Bingo.



Clicking is normal when the cameras sense you're getting close to the staggered lines in the middle of highway lanes. I think all these symptoms are normal operation. I had a 2015...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-27-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,307
Posted By benzbell

After the 2020 (refresh/face lift) comes out....

After the 2020 (refresh/face lift) comes out. There may be some minor changes/improvements on the following year of a face lift. Then one could say; wait for 2021 for those improvements. At that...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-27-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,434
Posted By benzbell

Brb - going to get some popcorn.

Brb - going to get some popcorn.
Forum: W213 AMG
01-27-2019, 01:33 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,658
Posted By benzbell

Not sure - but he may have been speaking about...

Not sure - but he may have been speaking about the grill only. On that subject. One of the annoying things I get asked frequently about my GTR (green hell magno) - is it a wrap.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-26-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By benzbell

It can be finicky sometimes and have a slight...

It can be finicky sometimes and have a slight delay. That's what I've noticed. IE... I grab the handle as I walk up and it takes another pull. This is more likely because you have to be extremely...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-26-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,200
Posted By benzbell

If he had a puncture. There would be obvious...

If he had a puncture. There would be obvious evidence of leakage. Based on his description and him not mentioning anything about leakage. Most likely not the issue.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-26-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,200
Posted By benzbell

Yeah they better - it's under warranty - 2018.

Yeah they better - it's under warranty - 2018.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-26-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 686
Posted By benzbell

You are still taping the outer piece to the inner...

You are still taping the outer piece to the inner piece. Inner piece is why you drill. You get the screws and rawlplug type inserts. Tuck the inner piece in and hold it. Mark the holes, drill, insert...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-26-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,200
Posted By benzbell

This most likely is/could be your issue. ...

This most likely is/could be your issue.

Transmission Overheating (https://mbworld.org/forums/c63-c63s-amg/712200-c63s-transmission-temperatures.html)
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-26-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,434
Posted By benzbell

Based on comments looks like it is getting...

Based on comments looks like it is getting emotional - lol.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-26-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 686
Posted By benzbell

I used 3M Super Strength Molding Tape....

I used 3M Super Strength Molding Tape. (https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/company-us/all-3m-products/~/3M-Super-Strength-Molding-Tape/?N=5002385+3293241071&rt=rud) I clean the paint surfaces off with 409....
Forum: AMG GT
01-26-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 818
Posted By benzbell

Car is also deceptively listed as a 2018 GTR as...

Car is also deceptively listed as a 2018 GTR as well. Anyone in the market for a car like that would not be fooled. People putting fake badges on cars is to merely impress the layman. I remember...
Forum: AMG GT
01-26-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 818
Posted By benzbell

AMG GT Black Series for sale on Autotrader...???

This is one cobbled up listing. How can this guy think this is Black Series. Just sharing is all.

This car is basically brand new with all upgrades and it s a special Black Series Edition....
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-26-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,843
Posted By benzbell

I didn't realize it was that recent. Wish you the...

I didn't realize it was that recent. Wish you the best on that.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-26-2019, 12:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 686
Posted By benzbell

One photoshop coming up. Hmmm... gonna have to...

One photoshop coming up. Hmmm... gonna have to think about that for sure.

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1000x609/fcss_571d69c8d0a244e5a98e2b44f98bf674730d0f5f.jpg
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-25-2019, 11:05 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,843
Posted By benzbell

Wow - that scares the heck out of me. If that...

Wow - that scares the heck out of me. If that happened to me - it could be Honda Civic time.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-25-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 686
Posted By benzbell

You can screw them in. I opted for 3M two-sided...

You can screw them in. I opted for 3M two-sided tape instead.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-25-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,843
Posted By benzbell

Not to bring up any bad memories. May I ask the...

Not to bring up any bad memories. May I ask the outcome? Just in case it happens to me or others. Strictly for informational purposes.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-25-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,434
Posted By benzbell

MB Owner's Manual...

MB Owner's Manual (https://www.mbusa.com/en/owners/manuals)
Forum: AMG GT
01-25-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,327
Posted By benzbell

Only way I'm going to do it now. Is if MB covers...

Only way I'm going to do it now. Is if MB covers it. Like I said earlier. I'm not into paying what will most likely be close to a thousand dollars (4-6 hours labor) to have this done. I've only heard...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-25-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 686
Posted By benzbell

What I learned about a rear flics installation today...

Ordered rear flics and was excited to get them. They came from the UK. Once I put them on. They looked really weird. Although it may not show it in the pic. Let me explain. With the designo white...
Forum: AMG GT
01-25-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,327
Posted By benzbell

On my way to Home Depot - lol. You may not get...

On my way to Home Depot - lol. You may not get that Evo being from Switzerland. All in good fun and thanks for taking the time.
Forum: AMG GT
01-24-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 577
Posted By benzbell

After the 2021 (new model) comes out. There is...

After the 2021 (new model) comes out. There is usually some minor changes/improvements on the following year of a new model. Then one could say; wait for 2022 for those improvements. At that point,...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-23-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,852
Posted By benzbell

Haha - exactly. After I posted, my lazy a**...

Haha - exactly. After I posted, my lazy a** looked it up. Should have done that in the first place.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-23-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,852
Posted By benzbell

Other than the additional 10 mm difference in...

Other than the additional 10 mm difference in extra width, which has to help a tad in grip. What is the difference between Pilot Super Sport and the Michelin PS4S?
Forum: AMG GT
01-23-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By benzbell

A highly accurate depiction - lol.

A highly accurate depiction - lol.
Forum: AMG GT
01-23-2019, 12:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By benzbell

Not at all, being where it is. It has a great...

Not at all, being where it is. It has a great shot going out the rear. Red arrow is where the rear sensor is. Works great.
...
Forum: AMG GT
01-22-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,327
Posted By benzbell

+1

+1
Forum: AMG GT
01-22-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By benzbell

It's cleverly concealed around the visor. Thus,...

It's cleverly concealed around the visor. Thus, you can't see it unless the visor is down. It then jumps across to the A pillar and goes behind the cover. Then goes down and comes out at the fuse box...
Forum: AMG GT
01-22-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By benzbell

My best placement for the Valentine One...

After messing around with a Passport and finally deciding the Valentine One is better IMHO. I settled on the placement in the pic. I did not care for it being on the drivers visor, and I didn't want...
Forum: AMG GT
01-21-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,160
Posted By benzbell

Thing looks huge! Looks like MB went back to the...

Thing looks huge! Looks like MB went back to the big General Motors barges of the 60's & 70's. Albeit with a little sleeker styling. All that's really missing now is some Cadillac Fleetwood fins -...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-21-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,939
Posted By benzbell

One could definitely be left in the lurch on that...

One could definitely be left in the lurch on that statement further down the road.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-21-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,939
Posted By benzbell

I've always steered clear and have been...

I've always steered clear and have been apprehensive of tunes. Especially on a new car right out of the oven. Give it some time first, and get use to the car as it was intended from the factory. If...
01-21-2019, 12:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,654
Posted By benzbell

No 2009 SL 63 is what I'm talking about. However,...

No 2009 SL 63 is what I'm talking about. However, not sure if the same problem would apply to the 6.2 N/A on a c63 as well.
01-20-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By benzbell

Yes - I've had several SL's (all R230) and...

Yes - I've had several SL's (all R230) and they've done it. Albeit, I don't live in a heavily rained/damp climate. So, I'm assuming it could be worse if you do. Always went away by next morning...
01-20-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,654
Posted By benzbell

Yikes - my bad. Wrong forum. Second time I've...

Yikes - my bad. Wrong forum. Second time I've made this mistake.
01-20-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,654
Posted By benzbell

Make sure it's not using coolant through a known...

Make sure it's not using coolant through a known head bolt (stretched) problem on 2009's. I had that issue. Thank goodness I purchased an extended warranty and it was covered it. Mine wasn't very...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-20-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 877
Posted By benzbell

Very nice - awesome as a matter of fact. Might I...

Very nice - awesome as a matter of fact. Might I ask - where did you get the rear flics?
Forum: AMG GT
01-19-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 676
Posted By benzbell

Preaching to the choir - lol. Congrats.

Preaching to the choir - lol. Congrats.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-19-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 919
Posted By benzbell

Something else to keep in mind. Is to pay close...

Something else to keep in mind. Is to pay close attention to how the car is equipped. Most likely, this will be a base model with little to no options. Be cognizant of that. Sure, you'll save some...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-18-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,489
Posted By benzbell

Bingo! +1

Bingo!
+1
Forum: AMG GT
01-18-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 980
Posted By benzbell

Agreed. At first glance to me, it looks like a...

Agreed. At first glance to me, it looks like a Japanese car with an after market aero kit on it. Like something from one of the earlier "Fast and Furious" movies. Wing looks like they ordered it from...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-17-2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,909
Posted By benzbell

superswiss is spot on. For every two people who...

superswiss is spot on. For every two people who love sport seats. There will be two people who don't like sport seats. Only you can decide. Best thing might be to go down to a dealership and spend...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-17-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,400
Posted By benzbell

I actually got rid of my 2018 GLA 45 because they...

I actually got rid of my 2018 GLA 45 because they did not have performance seats. My previous 2015 C63 S had them and my GTR has them. So when I was looking for a new DD. I thought - yeah, I can try...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-16-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 689
Posted By benzbell

Awesome time. Those tires fit on the stock rims...

Awesome time. Those tires fit on the stock rims with no issues?
Forum: AMG GT
01-16-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 967
Posted By benzbell

First guy either hated it or flipped it. Most...

First guy either hated it or flipped it. Most likely the latter. If you're being anal as you said and I don't want to make you paranoid. I suppose you could have MB check the computer to make sure...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-15-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,809
Posted By benzbell

I purposely left PPF off the rear hatch and...

I purposely left PPF off the rear hatch and bumper on my Green Hell Magno to check a couple of things. One was the difference in color, with and without PPF. Very negligible at best. Next, was is it...
Forum: AMG GT
01-14-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,327
Posted By benzbell

Cancelled my appointment for the screens which...

Cancelled my appointment for the screens which only cost $54 for the pair. With an estimated R&R time of 4-6 hours. I decided, I'm not into paying almost a thousand dollars for this right now. I'll...
Forum: AMG GT
01-14-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By benzbell

That looks like a loss of adhesion which comes...

That looks like a loss of adhesion which comes from underneath. Not sure how an acidic wheel cleaner could cause that. To me that would be more topical. Looks like it's going to be a squeaky wheel...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-09-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 669
Posted By benzbell

Thanks. I made a joke at the dealership and said...

Thanks. I made a joke at the dealership and said as much as the steering wheel cost. I'm going to take the old one and go to a Kia dealership and trade it for a new car - lol.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-08-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 669
Posted By benzbell

I doubt it and I can see why. The Designo Saddle...

I doubt it and I can see why. The Designo Saddle Brown is all brown on the seats and they tie it in with the top of the center console/armrest being brown as well. I think the Saddle Brown looks...
Forum: AMG GT
01-08-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,178
Posted By benzbell

I as well. Seems like they have to change things...

I as well. Seems like they have to change things just to change things. So they can call it the: "all new" - doesn't mean it's better. Round knobs look way better. I'm sure most would agree. Why they...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-08-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,809
Posted By benzbell

I thought so to - in the beginning. Remember -...

I thought so to - in the beginning. Remember - this car is almost entirely covered with PPF. Which helps immensely. Even if it wasn't. I think you'd still be fine at a car wash IMHO. It's just soap...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-08-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 669
Posted By benzbell

My OCD got the best of me and I ordered a...

My OCD got the best of me and I ordered a steering wheel that had the Platinum White 12 o'clock marker with the matching stitching. This is the exact steering wheel that goes into a C63 with the...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-08-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,809
Posted By benzbell

I can chime in. I have a 2018 GTR and I spent the...

I can chime in. I have a 2018 GTR and I spent the $9900 for the Green Hell Magno paint. Almost all Magno colors are amazing in person and pics don't do them justice. I was nervous as well. With all...
Forum: AMG GT
01-04-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,284
Posted By benzbell

Yes, just like my Timex watch. It takes a licking...

Yes, just like my Timex watch. It takes a licking and keeps on ticking.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-04-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 78,741
Posted By benzbell

I lived in Denver for 20 years and salt is just...

I lived in Denver for 20 years and salt is just nasty all the way around. It eats at everything on your car including tires. Salt does not affect tire grip. It's main purpose is to lower the freezing...
Forum: AMG GT
01-03-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,327
Posted By benzbell

Only one part number. There is no right and left....

Only one part number. There is no right and left. So ordered two. From what I understand they are separate and don't come as a pair. Don't quote me on that - lol.
Forum: AMG GT
01-03-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,327
Posted By benzbell

Update as promised. These are my screens that...

Update as promised. These are my screens that came in today at the dealer - yes there are two. Car goes in next Wednesday. Spoke to the shop foreman and he will be doing a full battery of pics I will...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-03-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,217
Posted By benzbell

I love HUD. To each his own. Funny thing, once I...

I love HUD. To each his own. Funny thing, once I drive my C63 S for a few days and then hop back into my GTR. I initially find myself looking for HUD in the windshield of the GTR. Of course it...
Forum: AMG GT
01-03-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 506
Posted By benzbell

Looks awesome Katie22. Here's what my daughter...

Looks awesome Katie22. Here's what my daughter made for me.

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/800x600/gtr_paint_f2b61826b1b48beb8cf7f2ea3331b4dafdf0e81d.jpg
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-03-2019, 12:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,217
Posted By benzbell

Nothing, the C63 S is truly the best car (all...

Nothing, the C63 S is truly the best car (all around) that I've ever owned. I love this car.
Forum: AMG GT
12-30-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By benzbell

Just trying to be helpful. You may have better...

Just trying to be helpful. You may have better luck here in your native tongue at the link below. Also most of those questions may be better suited for the dealer or a salesperson familiar with the...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-30-2018, 01:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 696
Posted By benzbell

You are better off to get a car with the specs...

You are better off to get a car with the specs you want. I just made that mistake on a 2018 GLA 45 and had to get rid of it for that very reason. Don't compromise on options. If there's not a car now...
Forum: AMG GT
12-29-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,327
Posted By benzbell

Okay, just ordered the screens and my SA is...

Okay, just ordered the screens and my SA is checking into this as well. As a side note, if you remember my gravel problem when I had the front and rear pans dropped. Shop foreman said to get it all...
Forum: AMG GT
12-29-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,327
Posted By benzbell

I need some clarity. So if I go to the dealer...

I need some clarity. So if I go to the dealer with my 2018 GTR. I can ask for and get this done at no charge? Anyone had any luck or success with this? Or do you just purchase them and you're on your...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-28-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 669
Posted By benzbell

Why no 12 o'clock marker?

Anyone know or have a guess as to why MB doesn't put the 12 o'clock marker on the designo interior? Here is a pic of mine without it, and on the same showroom floor a C63 S coupe with a 12 o'clock...
Forum: AMG GT
12-22-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,273
Posted By benzbell

Awesome and very impressive. Much respect.

Awesome and very impressive. Much respect.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-22-2018, 03:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 457
Posted By benzbell

Thanks. Will look forward to seeing them once you...

Thanks. Will look forward to seeing them once you have a chance.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-22-2018, 02:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 457
Posted By benzbell

Awesome story - love it. I've heard of this...

Awesome story - love it. I've heard of this unicorn and now you have one. Bro - please post some interior pics.
Forum: AMG GT
12-22-2018, 02:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 738
Posted By benzbell

I had PPF done on the front half and came back...

I had PPF done on the front half and came back the following week for the back. I checked and wanted to see/compare the car in sunlight/overcast and different angles. I can say based on my experience...
Forum: AMG GT
12-16-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 324
Posted By benzbell

AMG GTS Burning on Fire Video...

Video starts at 12:20 - happened in Paris. Looks like vandalism to me. Very sad to see this happen to one of our AMG GT brethren.

https://youtu.be/8h49eSy4bTg
Forum: AMG GT
12-14-2018, 01:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 737
Posted By benzbell

So it is good? I'm assuming so since it's green....

So it is good? I'm assuming so since it's green. But I don't understand the math or the concept.
Forum: AMG GT
12-14-2018, 12:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 737
Posted By benzbell

I see what you're saying about the right rear...

I see what you're saying about the right rear camber. I wonder why it's green instead of red? I'm going to go down there tomorrow with the paper and ask and report back. I don't know how long...
Forum: AMG GT
12-13-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 737
Posted By benzbell

Lol - too late. He just got back to me. Oh well -...

Lol - too late. He just got back to me. Oh well - good to know anyways.
Forum: AMG GT
12-13-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 737
Posted By benzbell

And the answer is... ...

And the answer is...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/591x1280/img_7590_answer_867be399ab4a32bcbf885d1f5792becb8257f6a8.jpg
Forum: AMG GT
12-13-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 737
Posted By benzbell

I see what you're saying. I asked the shop...

I see what you're saying. I asked the shop foreman and am waiting for him to get back and will post the reply - thanks.
Forum: AMG GT
12-13-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 737
Posted By benzbell

Almost 4k miles since they fixed the shredded...

Almost 4k miles since they fixed the shredded belt and cleaned them out first time. Since then, the pea gravel has mostly abated in the areas that it was done. It's normal stuff and driving that...
Forum: AMG GT
12-13-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 737
Posted By benzbell

I had four new tires (factory) put on and they...

I had four new tires (factory) put on and they recommended an alignment. So I said yes. Here are the results Bish, since I know you are really into this. I certainly don't know what any of it means....
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-12-2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 534
Posted By benzbell

It sits behind a cover on my wheel so you don't...

It sits behind a cover on my wheel so you don't see them anyways. It doesn't on yours?
...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-12-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 534
Posted By benzbell

You can buy the exact same set at the dealer at...

You can buy the exact same set at the dealer at anytime. No need to order on a build if you're not sure. I like HUD because it outputs the speed limit also. A very handy and useful feature....
Forum: AMG GT
12-12-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 737
Posted By benzbell

GTR Owners Need to Check For This Problem...

For those of you who may or may not remember. I had an issue where pea gravel got slung up and caught in a spline in the crankshaft pulley. Thus shredding the PS and A/C belt. Here is a link to that...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-12-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 78,741
Posted By benzbell

Good call on that combo. On certain colors the...

Good call on that combo. On certain colors the gloss black of the night package looks better than carbon fiber imho. I've noticed sometimes carbon fiber can look muddled on an overcast day. Night...
Forum: AMG GT
12-10-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,674
Posted By benzbell

Correct - now that I was reminded of that fact....

Correct - now that I was reminded of that fact. Although, if you live in one of those states they are getting it elsewhere.
Forum: AMG GT
12-10-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,674
Posted By benzbell

Won't you have to pay sales tax to the state when...

Won't you have to pay sales tax to the state when you register the car? That is if you are in the US. No way around it that I know of. Congratulations, that's an awesome deal either way.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-10-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 733
Posted By benzbell

I've had three cars with the 4.0 TT and have...

I've had three cars with the 4.0 TT and have never seen that. You guys must live in a humid climate. I'm right outside of Las Vegas. So very dry.
Forum: AMG GT
12-10-2018, 02:11 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,839
Posted By benzbell

That's the number for my guesstimate as well.

That's the number for my guesstimate as well.
Forum: AMG GT
12-09-2018, 12:08 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,839
Posted By benzbell

I think Bish meant MY2018's not 2019's.

I think Bish meant MY2018's not 2019's.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-08-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 383
Posted By benzbell

2019 US Dealer Order Guide C63 S Sedan...

Is it out? Anyone have a link? I know there is one for the coupe and I have that one.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-07-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 78,741
Posted By benzbell

Gorgeous and congratulations. I agree these are a...

Gorgeous and congratulations. I agree these are a lot of car for the loot.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-07-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,260
Posted By benzbell

Yes - in the upper left corner. Here is a pic. ...

Yes - in the upper left corner. Here is a pic.


https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1000x1133/img_7487hl_b3ec962a17fdf4553783a6073992850ad08c232f.jpg
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-07-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,260
Posted By benzbell

Simplest and best, is to follow the instructions...

Simplest and best, is to follow the instructions on the clear window sticker from AMG. Can't go wrong taking their advice. It's basically 4500 max rpm and 85 mph for the first thousand miles. IMHO,...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-07-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,444
Posted By benzbell

It's tough to beat MB as far as their dealer...

It's tough to beat MB as far as their dealer network and support. I've had many MB's and really have not experienced any major problems or concerns. Unlike the Alfa Giulia Quadrifoglio, which by most...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-07-2018, 12:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By benzbell

Thanks. Now I'm really mad. I bought the car...

Thanks. Now I'm really mad. I bought the car because of the free app - lol.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-07-2018, 12:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By benzbell

If it's not a public app, they wouldn't have it...

If it's not a public app, they wouldn't have it randomly available for download. On the configurator, if that box is checked, which is no cost on a C63 S but a $150 charge on other cars. Then there...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-07-2018, 12:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By benzbell

No good - old/bad link or something. Tried that....

No good - old/bad link or something. Tried that. Here's what I get.


https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/700x377/aaaaeee_4c7426d1217613031be333de9a293fafed352bb2.jpg
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-06-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By benzbell

Have an iphone and searched the app store for it...

Have an iphone and searched the app store for it and didn't find it. Where would I get it? Has to be there. On the C63 and some other models MB charges $150 and it's on the configurator. It was a...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-06-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By benzbell

Build date was 8/17 and it's a MY 2018. Here's...

Build date was 8/17 and it's a MY 2018. Here's the window sticker. Has to be there. It shows (the track pace app) on the 2018 MB configurator as well still.
...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-06-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By benzbell

AMG Track Pace Question...

Where is it? I can't find it. Looked in the on-board owners manual, app store. Here is my build (MY 2018) right off the window sticker.


19" Amg Black Cross-Spoke Forged
Advanced Lighting...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-05-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 78,741
Posted By benzbell

I didn't know autocross was part of a PDI.

I didn't know autocross was part of a PDI.
Forum: AMG GT
12-05-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 701
Posted By benzbell

Haha - good one. Yeah really.

Haha - good one. Yeah really.
Forum: AMG GT
12-05-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,839
Posted By benzbell

Nice pics. Car looks awesome. You're right - like...

Nice pics. Car looks awesome. You're right - like you said. You always drive with the top down. I'll bet you forgot where the switch is to put the top up - lol.
Forum: AMG GT
12-05-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,839
Posted By benzbell

Love that color. Have seen/driven it in person....

Love that color. Have seen/driven it in person. Here is a pic of the GT they let me test drive before my GTR came in.
...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-04-2018, 08:03 PM
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-02-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 847
Posted By benzbell

I agree with you on the matte/satin 100%. I paid...

I agree with you on the matte/satin 100%. I paid 10k for green hell magno on my GTR. First thing, was PPF the entire car. You can sure sleep better at night knowing it's on there. The stuff is truly...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-02-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 237
Posted By benzbell

I always do the headlights for that very reason....

I always do the headlights for that very reason. Only suggestion I would have, is to get them polished at a detail shop. Then put clearbra on one of the lights to start. Reason for this, is to see if...
Forum: AMG GT
12-01-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,935
Posted By benzbell

I agree ronin and thought the same thing. Front...

I agree ronin and thought the same thing. Front fender venting looks like a cheap add on ŗ la GT3 RS. Looks like they cut a hole in the fender and slapped it on. Def. could have made it look better.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-30-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 89,916
Posted By benzbell

Back with a new look. ...

Back with a new look.

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1000x750/img_7437_afee8b0338f2c2c0119157c91b596c0b87b9b213.jpg
...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-30-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 974
Posted By benzbell

Agreed - they are not going to CPO junk. You are...

Agreed - they are not going to CPO junk. You are fine.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-30-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By benzbell

Thank you, and to add to that. This works awesome...

Thank you, and to add to that. This works awesome for the rear of the W205 Sedan or any car for that matter.

Shade Styx ERT-RW39 Black Universal Rear Window Sunshade Kit ...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-30-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 785
Posted By benzbell

I got rid of a 2018 GLA 45 because it had the...

I got rid of a 2018 GLA 45 because it had the standard seats. My GTR and a prior C 63S had sport seats and I thought it'd be no big deal to try the regular/standard seats. Boy was I wrong - I hated...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-30-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 847
Posted By benzbell

I agree - I think ceramic coating is a fancy...

I agree - I think ceramic coating is a fancy sounding "buzz-word" for a good wax job. As far as paint correction goes. The factory paint looks pretty good IMHO. At the end of the day, you'll be...
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