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Forum: W213 AMG
02-12-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By ronin amg

Slow it isn't

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1149/screen_shot_2019_02_12_at_3_45_33_pm_7dbf72c30e4588c904a4af42e4a6ac0adb81fcfe.png
Faster than most Porsche on Big Willow...
...
Forum: AMG GT
02-11-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,739
Posted By ronin amg

Sits like a 4x4 with the whore house interior...

Sits like a 4x4 with the whore house interior dude..
Forum: AMG GT
02-08-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,139
Posted By ronin amg

Any good tire shop would have an assortment of...

Any good tire shop would have an assortment of proper wheel bolts to choose from, as long as the taper is correct.
Forum: W213 AMG
02-07-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 10,715
Posted By ronin amg

How many of you pin heads have ever lost a tire...

How many of you pin heads have ever lost a tire at 120 mph and thought if only you could go over 130 mph, it would be so much more fun ?

Idiots..
Forum: W213 AMG
02-07-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 10,715
Posted By ronin amg

How many of you pin heads have ever lost a tire...

How many of you pin heads have ever lost a tire at 120 mph and thought if only you could go over 130 mph, it would be so much more fun ?

Idiots..
Forum: AMG GT
02-07-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,139
Posted By ronin amg

10mm H&R spacers all around and 15mm longer wheel...

10mm H&R spacers all around and 15mm longer wheel bolts..
Forum: AMG GT
02-04-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,739
Posted By ronin amg

I know Matt Becker from my Lotus days and was a...

I know Matt Becker from my Lotus days and was a friend of his dad Roger Becker former head of Lotus Cars.

The very first thing I did to my old Lotus on day two of ownership was to redo the...
Forum: AMG GT
02-04-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,139
Posted By ronin amg

Forged OEM wheels, yes the spacers are hub...

Forged OEM wheels, yes the spacers are hub centric with longer wheel bolts..
No rub..
Forum: AMG GT
02-04-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,139
Posted By ronin amg

Stock wheels lowered using KW height adjustable...

Stock wheels lowered using KW height adjustable springs with 10mm spacers all around..

...
Forum: AMG GT
02-02-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By ronin amg

Ya gotta cool the rotor not one side of the...

Ya gotta cool the rotor not one side of the caliper... Calipers do not glow red hot.
Forum: AMG GT
02-01-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,681
Posted By ronin amg

Also wonders where all those other cars went as...

Also wonders where all those other cars went as he reaches the top of the canyon alone...ahh those were the guys that only went straight...:D
Forum: AMG GT
01-31-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By ronin amg

I gotcha but if they are turbine like left and...

I gotcha but if they are turbine like left and right we wouldn't have this issue..
Almost every track car ducts the airflow to the dust shield.
Forum: AMG GT
01-31-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By ronin amg

The separators in the disc are not directional...

The separators in the disc are not directional [correct me if I'm wrong] left and right and are not acting as a turbine, hell if they were we would not have this issue..
Forum: AMG GT
01-31-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By ronin amg

I have and it is minimal at best. It would be...

I have and it is minimal at best. It would be better served mounded on the underside of the control arm to at least have a more direct shot at cool airflow.
Would be better to modify the dust shield...
Forum: AMG GT
01-31-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By ronin amg

The problem I see after taking a closer look at...

The problem I see after taking a closer look at the design is that it is mounted above the lower control arm and in the picture the scoop would be above the lower cutout airflow from the splitter...
Forum: AMG GT
01-31-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,681
Posted By ronin amg

Why the hell do you guys give a damn about who is...

Why the hell do you guys give a damn about who is faster in a straight line, a Sports Car is meant to corner not go straight.
Seriously you call yourselves drivers ?
Forum: AMG GT
01-30-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By ronin amg

"Cool".. I could use two pair, let me know when...

"Cool".. I could use two pair, let me know when these are available...
Forum: AMG GT
01-16-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 968
Posted By ronin amg

I have 11,000 mi. on my hard driven 2016 GTS and...

I have 11,000 mi. on my hard driven 2016 GTS and nothing but an oil change..
Forum: AMG GT
01-16-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 968
Posted By ronin amg

You are buying it from a MB dealer with a full...

You are buying it from a MB dealer with a full warrantee who cares about the previous owners that paid more ?
640 mi. history ???? Just enjoy the car..
Forum: W213 AMG
01-16-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,813
Posted By ronin amg

My girlfriend said she would leave me if I bought...

My girlfriend said she would leave me if I bought the wagon, I'll miss her....:D

...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-16-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 821
Posted By ronin amg

I have OE tuning from Benzworks on both my...

I have OE tuning from Benzworks on both my cars.... Good stuff for sure
Forum: AMG GT
01-16-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By ronin amg

Nothing to do with our cars but good info to...

Nothing to do with our cars but good info to share I think. :zoom:
https://youtu.be/fUNHb9O52WQ
Forum: AMG GT
01-15-2019, 03:10 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By ronin amg

There is brake fade with the SRF in the canyons...

There is brake fade with the SRF in the canyons no matter what you guys on a nice smooth track are experiencing.
The wagon is faster and weighs 1,000 lbs more than the GTS and that extra weight is...
Forum: AMG GT
01-14-2019, 11:18 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By ronin amg

I chose to go with the CCB setup on my wagon...

I chose to go with the CCB setup on my wagon because I thought they would be better suited and more dependable on the 4,700 lb. wagon in the canyons but I never thought the traction control would be...
Forum: AMG GT
01-14-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By ronin amg

1,000*C is how hot the carbon ceramic brake can...

1,000*C is how hot the carbon ceramic brake can get on the race track. That’s the same temperature as fresh lava flowing out of an erupting volcano. As a part of the setting process during...
Forum: AMG GT
01-14-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By ronin amg

Dude you have never driven with me in the canyons...

Dude you have never driven with me in the canyons and I'm super light on my brakes.

On my first test drive [50mi.] in a 2018 CCB equipped wagon through the canyons the brake pedal developed an...
Forum: AMG GT
01-14-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By ronin amg

Just as soon as the battery dies..

Just as soon as the battery dies..
Forum: AMG GT
01-14-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By ronin amg

I only use SRF fluid since day one in my wagon...

I only use SRF fluid since day one in my wagon and the fluid is pressure bled so their is no chance for air to enter the system.
The ABS traction control is just super aggressive on the CCBs. It...
Forum: AMG GT
01-13-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By ronin amg

I have not experienced any soft pedal in my GTS...

I have not experienced any soft pedal in my GTS in the canyons on it's steel brakes but I have had soft pedal even with Castrol SFR in my wagon with it's CCBs.
The oddest thing is the wagon...
Forum: AMG GT
01-13-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By ronin amg

I do mine every 6 months, so I've done it twice...

I do mine every 6 months, so I've done it twice now and will do it again in May.
If the peddle gets soft I will do it sooner.
Forum: AMG GT
01-12-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By ronin amg

All of the AMG cars are using Mercedes branded...

All of the AMG cars are using Mercedes branded dot 4. Mercedes doesn't even know the wet /dry boiling points of their branded dot 4.
I could feel the peddle get soft on my test drive through the...
Forum: AMG GT
01-12-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By ronin amg

Oh my, pointing out the fact that you were so...

Oh my, pointing out the fact that you were so damn stupid to take a heavy [4,000+lbs.] totally a street car to the track and beat on it is offensive.:D
So sensitive....

...
Forum: AMG GT
01-12-2019, 12:12 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By ronin amg

[QUOTE Never said it was a track car. Why would...

[QUOTE Never said it was a track car. Why would you insinuate that? ............I took my SL65 with CCBs (2500 miles) to Laguna. Ran 2 sessions 11 laps each. I am a 7/10 ths driver. 1:48-1:50 per...
Forum: AMG GT
01-11-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By ronin amg

So you think the SL65 is a track car ? Without...

So you think the SL65 is a track car ?
Without track prep ?

...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-08-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 19,723
Posted By ronin amg

Hello can you hear me now ? :wavey: Let me...

Hello can you hear me now ? :wavey:
Let me update you, I bought the Ebay module after I had to have an air spring replaced but to have it done under warrantee I needed to return the car to stock...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-08-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,668
Posted By ronin amg

Not one of these aftermarket meth system...

Not one of these aftermarket meth system retailers have done the testing to determine intake temperature for individual cylinders, it's just spray and pray....you don't toast your engine.
They...
Forum: AMG GT
01-07-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By ronin amg

https://petrolicious.com/articles/this-is-how-turb...

https://petrolicious.com/articles/this-is-how-turbofan-wheels-evolved-from-racing-to-the-street
Forum: AMG GT
01-07-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By ronin amg

It's not that we need new CCBs, what we need is a...

It's not that we need new CCBs, what we need is a cooling solution for what we have already.
OEM brakes are fine they just don't get any cooling airflow..
Forum: AMG GT
01-07-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By ronin amg

If there is anyone in Florida with a GTS can you...

If there is anyone in Florida with a GTS can you contact these guys...

...
Forum: AMG GT
01-07-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By ronin amg

Zero on their website for our cars..

Zero on their website for our cars..
Forum: W212 AMG
01-06-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,192
Posted By ronin amg

The only fix for your alignment / tire wear issue...

The only fix for your alignment / tire wear issue is a set of camber adjustable upper front control arms with OEM rubber bushings.
F1 Fabrication is the only source for these.
Forum: W213 AMG
01-06-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,061
Posted By ronin amg

Well then have fun.. ...

Well then have fun..

https://mbworld.org/forums/w212-amg/705109-suspension-mods-better-tire-wear.html
Forum: AMG GT
01-06-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By ronin amg

I'm thinking of a full set of wheel fan discs for...

I'm thinking of a full set of wheel fan discs for my wagon since it is so much harder on the brakes and traction control than the my GTS in the canyons even with SRF fluid....
Forum: W213 AMG
01-06-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,061
Posted By ronin amg

I guess you need to read my posts a little...

I guess you need to read my posts a little slower.
F1 were able to produce a set with OEM rubber bushings for me after I said I would do the R$D.
There are a few more guys buying them now that I...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-06-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,061
Posted By ronin amg

If you lower your car the front tires will last...

If you lower your car the front tires will last maybe 4,000 mi. if you don't replace the upper control arm.
As you lower your car you increase the negative camber, there is no factory adjustment for...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-06-2019, 02:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,061
Posted By ronin amg

You got ripped off and should read up.. ...

You got ripped off and should read up..

https://mbworld.org/forums/w213-amg/721110-there-only-one-way-get-correct-camber-when-lowered-2.html
Forum: AMG GT
01-05-2019, 11:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 642
Posted By ronin amg

You would be better off with 20" all around for...

You would be better off with 20" all around for clearance, chunks of ice can take out a splitter..
Forum: AMG GT
01-05-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By ronin amg

Yeah I have a feeling they might be stupid...

Yeah I have a feeling they might be stupid money.. I am chatting with the wheel fan guy about a set for my wagon and GTS
Forum: AMG GT
01-05-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By ronin amg

I've emailed them and I also noticed how low they...

I've emailed them and I also noticed how low they are but remember they are part of the upright and will move up and down with the wheel travel.
Forum: AMG GT
01-05-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By ronin amg

I've also reached out to these guys.. ...

I've also reached out to these guys..
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1080x810/48365856_2149412615320238_992832551473119232_o_f6b47113d1ed142035b99c62b5ebf44619fe79ff.jpg

...
Forum: AMG GT
01-05-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By ronin amg

Now we're talkin.. ...

Now we're talkin..

https://youtu.be/8H-FykpYQgM
Forum: AMG GT
01-05-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By ronin amg

We don't need new cars what we need is an...

We don't need new cars what we need is an aftermarket solution for brake cooling. The stupid thing is most people just want to go faster they never think they will need to slow down.

Even Aston...
Forum: AMG GT
01-05-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By ronin amg

Dude, it is a defective driver not defective...

Dude, it is a defective driver not defective CCBs..
Forum: AMG GT
01-05-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By ronin amg

Hey I'm not angry but after working on cars for...

Hey I'm not angry but after working on cars for over 40 yrs I know BS when I see it. I haven't gotten mine that hot but even with the SRF fluid you will get some fade when pushed. I told my dealer...
Forum: AMG GT
01-05-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By ronin amg

I checked my 4700 lb canyon wagon's CCBs and they...

I checked my 4700 lb canyon wagon's CCBs and they are mirror smooth after 10,000 mi of hard driving and yes the brake peddle will get a little soft even with Castrol SRF fluid on the down hill runs...
Forum: AMG GT
01-04-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By ronin amg

I'm no expert but you are clearly on a track...

I'm no expert but you are clearly on a track trying to be faster with each lap [timed] and that is racing the clock.
Your smug BS doesn't help and would surely meet with a more undiplomatic response...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-04-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,836
Posted By ronin amg

New Ca. Law, modified [louder exhaust] is no...

New Ca. Law, modified [louder exhaust] is no longer a fix it ticket. In many cases you will need a trip to the Bureau of Automotive Repair B.A.R. for inspection.
Forum: AMG GT
01-04-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 494
Posted By ronin amg

New Ca. Law, modified [louder exhaust] is no...

New Ca. Law, modified [louder exhaust] is no longer a fix it ticket. In many cases you will need a trip to the Bureau of Automotive Repair B.A.R. for inspection.
Forum: AMG GT
01-04-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By ronin amg

https://youtu.be/exxaJrtH2kg

https://youtu.be/exxaJrtH2kg
Forum: AMG GT
01-04-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 772
Posted By ronin amg

I own a GTS coupe but this is beautiful in my...

I own a GTS coupe but this is beautiful in my opinion and the only reason I don't own one is skin cancer and interior dirt each and every time you put the top down..

https://youtu.be/exxaJrtH2kg
Forum: AMG GT
01-04-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By ronin amg

https://mbworld.org/forums/amg-gt/703118-hard-trac...

https://mbworld.org/forums/amg-gt/703118-hard-track-use-upgrades-2.html#post7422617
Forum: AMG GT
01-04-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By ronin amg

Let's define racing, you are ether trying for a...

Let's define racing, you are ether trying for a time, a time to beat or competing against other cars on a track.
Still you didn't inspect your equipment before you went to the track [race], still...
Forum: AMG GT
01-03-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By ronin amg

Part of he solution is knowing your car before...

Part of he solution is knowing your car before you take it to the track and proper maintenance after, knowing the braking zones and knowing how to save them for the entire race.
You don't wear out...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-03-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,668
Posted By ronin amg

They weren't my cars that failed. Unless it is...

They weren't my cars that failed.
Unless it is a system designed like the BMW M4 with individual injectors for each cylinder you are not flowing the same amount of water vapor to each cylinder.
The...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-03-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,668
Posted By ronin amg

I have tuned cars for over 40 yrs and I've never...

I have tuned cars for over 40 yrs and I've never seen a car with meth / alcohol injection not have an engine failure..
Reality sucks...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-03-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By ronin amg

Exactly, it's not a car A-Hole forum.

Exactly, it's not a car A-Hole forum.
Forum: W213 AMG
01-03-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,668
Posted By ronin amg

The best way to blow your engine is to rely on a...

The best way to blow your engine is to rely on a system that could fail. Zero warrantee with that junk in the trunk.
Forum: AMG GT
01-03-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By ronin amg

Ya know the best drivers in the world spin out...

Ya know the best drivers in the world spin out into the dirt / gravel and crash from time to time.
What I see in those pictures is someone that doesn't have a clue about car maintenance before and...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-02-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By ronin amg

Good, now stay off the road and maybe we won't...

Good, now stay off the road and maybe we won't have to read about some jackoff killing someone else..
Forum: W213 AMG
01-02-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,668
Posted By ronin amg

Just tune it and drive it. If it's not fast...

Just tune it and drive it. If it's not fast enough for ya just take it into the canyons and notice how little time you can keep your foot down before running out of road. :zoom:
Forum: AMG GT
01-02-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,362
Posted By ronin amg

Did you go off track and pick up dirt/gravel at...

Did you go off track and pick up dirt/gravel at any time ?
Forum: W213 AMG
12-31-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 19,723
Posted By ronin amg

Ride quality remains stock..

Ride quality remains stock..
Forum: W213 AMG
12-25-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,512
Posted By ronin amg

There are zero adjustments.. You will need the F1...

There are zero adjustments.. You will need the F1 upper control arms if you lower your car.

If you don't I'll just say I told you so...:zoom:
Forum: W213 AMG
12-24-2018, 12:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,512
Posted By ronin amg

I bought the ebay module and it works great for...

I bought the ebay module and it works great for 1/3 the price of the renntech.
Forum: W213 AMG
12-22-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,512
Posted By ronin amg

Awesome, it's a shiny me. Your next move should...

Awesome, it's a shiny me.
Your next move should be a set of F1 Fabrication front upper control arms in order to get a proper alignment before you kill those front tires.
Forum: AMG GT
12-22-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,324
Posted By ronin amg

Awesome, you will have serious fun in the...

Awesome, you will have serious fun in the twisties.
Here are a few videos of my old car, this might give you some ideas..

Check out my Youtube channel.....
Forum: AMG GT
12-21-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,726
Posted By ronin amg

I have 9,500 mi. on my car now and run 31 32psi...

I have 9,500 mi. on my car now and run 31 32psi cold and see 37psi. when hot. These are the same pressures I saw on the GTR while on track.
Forum: W213 AMG
12-21-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,516
Posted By ronin amg

Seriously a 54 ft tq gain at 2550 rpm ? I...

Seriously a 54 ft tq gain at 2550 rpm ?

I think they are selling crack pipes..:confused:

...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-20-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 678
Posted By ronin amg

Ya gotta wonder what kind of idiot dealership...

Ya gotta wonder what kind of idiot dealership does a video of a dirty wet car ?
Forum: AMG GT
12-20-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,726
Posted By ronin amg

Set at factory spec shows no difference, I am...

Set at factory spec shows no difference, I am running factory spec and there is no way the e63s rides harder than my GTS and I run firmer KW springs on it...
Forum: AMG GT
12-20-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,077
Posted By ronin amg

I just got back from my dealer and there is an...

I just got back from my dealer and there is an extended coverage available from MB for my 2016 GTS...

...
Forum: AMG GT
12-20-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,726
Posted By ronin amg

Say what ????? I have a properly sprung GTS and...

Say what ?????
I have a properly sprung GTS and a properly setup e63s wagon and in no way is the wagon in comfort mode a stiffer ride than my GTS in any mode..
Forum: AMG GT
12-20-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,324
Posted By ronin amg

My old Lotus could pull a 1:27 flat at Big Willow...

My old Lotus could pull a 1:27 flat at Big Willow with only 280 hp.
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/800x533/sector111_track_day_1_aed2a94642964ac93de1a6561491ec89b574c3e4.jpg
Forum: W213 AMG
12-15-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 594
Posted By ronin amg

I like my P4s in the canyons, if you are lowered...

I like my P4s in the canyons, if you are lowered you will wear off the inside 1.5" of tire. You won't see it unless you turn your wheel full lock side to side.
The rest of the tire will look like...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-15-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 490
Posted By ronin amg

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x236/screen_shot_2018_12_15_at_6_54_54_am_bbaca7bf205d9e425d1b382ae12bc0913065ab01.png
Forum: W213 AMG
12-14-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,169
Posted By ronin amg

I asked them for a custom OEM bushing setup and I...

I asked them for a custom OEM bushing setup and I would hope they make it a standard feature since the urethane bushings suck..
Forum: W213 AMG
12-14-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,169
Posted By ronin amg

If you don't install camber adjustable front...

If you don't install camber adjustable front upper control arms you will just wear the inside 1.5"/sidewall edge of your front tires in a few thousand miles.
This arm was able to bring the negative...
Forum: AMG GT
12-12-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 688
Posted By ronin amg

I find that increasing the rear spring rate was...

I find that increasing the rear spring rate was the cure for understeer exiting the corners..
Forum: W213 AMG
12-11-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 851
Posted By ronin amg

OE tune from Benzworks on both my cars..

OE tune from Benzworks on both my cars..
Forum: W213 AMG
12-11-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 882
Posted By ronin amg

Here is the wear on my seat, not really bad but...

Here is the wear on my seat, not really bad but it's on its way...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1500x2000/fullsizeoutput_2933_c4fce303c421689f4fbdcb54b3ee870356fa4818.jpeg
Forum: W213 AMG
12-10-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 882
Posted By ronin amg

I do keep the leather spotless but I have not...

I do keep the leather spotless but I have not applied any leather care products..
Forum: W213 AMG
12-10-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 882
Posted By ronin amg

My ass isn't sweating, I've lost weight and the...

My ass isn't sweating, I've lost weight and the supermodel has been used and discarded on the roadside waiting for her uber..

And yet there are signs of wear..so sad
Forum: W213 AMG
12-10-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 882
Posted By ronin amg

Well I'm now at 10,000 mi. and my seat is...

Well I'm now at 10,000 mi. and my seat is starting to show some wear in the bolster edge...sad
Forum: AMG GT
12-08-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,206
Posted By ronin amg

I don't know about the added front end weight...

I don't know about the added front end weight being a disadvantage if AWD. Audi was banned from racing in Trans Am due to it's un-fair advantage of AWD in racing.
I'd rather have AWD if it were...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-06-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By ronin amg

I've owned an RS7 and the 2018 AMG e63s wagon is...

I've owned an RS7 and the 2018 AMG e63s wagon is so much better in room and handling.
They are both rocket lead sleds in a straight line but the wagon actually has a better AWD setup than the...
Forum: AMG GT
12-03-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Posted By ronin amg

If driving on congested local streets is your...

If driving on congested local streets is your thing in a GTS you bought the wrong car, yes they are functional especially the charge cooler scoops at lower speeds.
Funneling as much cool air as you...
Forum: AMG GT
12-03-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Posted By ronin amg

I say do it, the pieces are functional....:zoom:

I say do it, the pieces are functional....:zoom:
Forum: AMG GT
12-02-2018, 12:27 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,310
Posted By ronin amg

The front fender vents look like crap aftermarket...

The front fender vents look like crap aftermarket add ons in person.
Forum: AMG GT
12-01-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,310
Posted By ronin amg

Yeah Porsche designed their fender while Mercedes...

Yeah Porsche designed their fender while Mercedes went shopping at Pep Boys..

...
Forum: AMG GT
12-01-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,310
Posted By ronin amg

Saw the car in the flesh yesterday and I like the...

Saw the car in the flesh yesterday and I like the front end, it could use a real wing on the rear to balance out the aggressive front end.
The carbon fiber front fender venting looks like a cheap...
Forum: AMG GT
11-29-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By ronin amg

It's fine, it's not body roll but a soft side to...

It's fine, it's not body roll but a soft side to side movement that can be felt.
I've been told by others that it is normal but my butt tells me it's soft rubber bushings. It's the bushing on the...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-29-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,472
Posted By ronin amg

Here's a update on my suspension setup.. So...

Here's a update on my suspension setup..

So after three months and a few thousand miles I have to say the urethane bushings on my F1 front upper control arms were driving me fucccckin nuts with...
Forum: AMG GT
11-29-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By ronin amg

GTR rear lower control arm...

Does anyone have the part number for a 2018 AMG GTR rear lower control arm with the monoball bushings ?

My local dealer can't look it up without a vin #

I'm trying to find out if it will fit my...
Forum: AMG GT
11-27-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,050
Posted By ronin amg

I found on the power understeer on corner exit is...

I found on the power understeer on corner exit is tamed by running a stiffer rear spring with my KW setup..
Forum: AMG GT
11-27-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,050
Posted By ronin amg

I think you are responding to the wrong guy but...

I think you are responding to the wrong guy but after your review of the R03 they will be my next replacement setup..
Thanks
Forum: W213 AMG
11-24-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 726
Posted By ronin amg

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/490x275/10354132_809591225719835_1917918996448936291_n_64353d37c93c0c70ac191f10c0f0e53193370116.jpg
Forum: AMG GT
11-22-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,357
Posted By ronin amg

It was Jay Leno, he's always around in something...

It was Jay Leno, he's always around in something interesting...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/759x506/ronin_rs211_0111_144e157f3a63de69150aa9686f5104ae4b56a0f2.jpg
Forum: AMG GT
11-22-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,357
Posted By ronin amg

There was a tremor in the force as we passed each...

There was a tremor in the force as we passed each other...
...
Forum: AMG GT
11-22-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 86,598
Posted By ronin amg

My view.. ...

My view..

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1824x864/screen_shot_2018_11_18_at_5_04_24_pm_d1698f2fd90e1f4ca3e05cab785ed8268cace34b.jpg
Forum: W213 AMG
11-20-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 974
Posted By ronin amg

When I hit the lift button my wagon can be as...

When I hit the lift button my wagon can be as high as a so called SUV but it is still a wagon
Forum: W213 AMG
11-20-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 974
Posted By ronin amg

I won't hold that against you but it's a freakin...

I won't hold that against you but it's a freakin wagon as was my Volvo T5R, my Audi All Road as is an Audi RS6..
It's a wagon no matter how ya wanna call it..
Forum: W213 AMG
11-20-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 974
Posted By ronin amg

Did you not see the pictures of the Mercedes...

Did you not see the pictures of the Mercedes All-Terrain Wagon ?
Then again I call my wagon an SUV at times since it is my "sport utility vehicle"..just lowered.
Forum: AMG GT
11-20-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,837
Posted By ronin amg

As good with more front end grip with its weight...

As good with more front end grip with its weight over the front axle when the front wheels start to bite = more confidence in my personal opinion.
I road tested my wagon in the same canyons I drove...
Forum: AMG GT
11-20-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,837
Posted By ronin amg

Funny, but I'll take my AMGs over your boring...

Funny, but I'll take my AMGs over your boring Porsche any day of the week... I had this exact discussion on Sunday after I took a soon to be ex-Porsche owner for a little ride in the mountains.. He...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-19-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,381
Posted By ronin amg

https://vimeo.com/301703901

https://vimeo.com/301703901
Forum: AMG GT
11-19-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,837
Posted By ronin amg

I bought a GT3 and traded it back in the next day...

I bought a GT3 and traded it back in the next day for a Turbo S due to it's lack of useable real world torque.
As soon as I test drove the new E63s wagon in the canyons I traded the Turbo S in for...
Forum: AMG GT
11-19-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,357
Posted By ronin amg

https://vimeo.com/301703901

https://vimeo.com/301703901
Forum: W213 AMG
11-18-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 974
Posted By ronin amg

https://www.mercedes-benz.com/en/mercedes-benz/veh...

https://www.mercedes-benz.com/en/mercedes-benz/vehicles/passenger-cars/e-class/the-new-e-class-all-terrain/

...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-18-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 974
Posted By ronin amg

Really ? So then my e63s wagon would become a...

Really ? So then my e63s wagon would become a "SUV" just as easy as hitting the up button on the dash. Come on, it's a wagon..
Forum: W213 AMG
11-17-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 417
Posted By ronin amg

I knew I was special.. I had my 2018 e63s wagon...

I knew I was special.. I had my 2018 e63s wagon in for the seat back recall last month.
I wondered why there were no posts about it and now I know..
Forum: W213 AMG
11-16-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 572
Posted By ronin amg

Seriously who wants to clean a wheel yet alone a...

Seriously who wants to clean a wheel yet alone a wheel this complicated...?
Forum: W213 AMG
11-16-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,469
Posted By ronin amg

Just call around until you find a dealer that...

Just call around until you find a dealer that wants your money.. I live close to Keys Mercedes in Sherman Oaks Ca., these guys wouldn't even place an order for me unless I gave them a non-refundable...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-15-2018, 01:14 PM
Forum: AMG GT
11-15-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,062
Posted By ronin amg

I had an R8 V10 coupe and put 27k mi. on it. I...

I had an R8 V10 coupe and put 27k mi. on it. I setup up the suspension, tune and it was just boring compared to my GTS but then again I drive my car..
Forum: W213 AMG
11-08-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,454
Posted By ronin amg

What problems ? Sure there was the rear sway bar...

What problems ? Sure there was the rear sway bar rattle and it was fixed it 5 min.

I love my wagon and have no regrets trading in my 991 Turbo S for it..
Forum: W213 AMG
11-04-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,381
Posted By ronin amg

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1124/fullsizeoutput_277d_8521a4f274c2cd86488520f2fbd546032a66cb23.jpeg
Forum: AMG GT
11-02-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,126
Posted By ronin amg

Hopefully what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas..

Hopefully what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas..
Forum: W213 AMG
11-02-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,381
Posted By ronin amg

Yeah I've got a good recorder and mic for sound,...

Yeah I've got a good recorder and mic for sound, the mic is mounted on the rear bumper and I have it mixed with some interior sound... Road noise and reality..
The hissing you hear is most likely...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-02-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,381
Posted By ronin amg

Thanks, I'm not even pushing it. This is just my...

Thanks, I'm not even pushing it. This is just my cruise mode and I never cross the centerline..

I was playin with the video overlay to see the display and road at the same time.
I can never look...
Forum: AMG GT
11-02-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,682
Posted By ronin amg

I'm more of a function kinda guy when I add...

I'm more of a function kinda guy when I add things and the stock carbon fiber rear does the same job..

Wagons are fun in the twisties too...

https://vimeo.com/298530865
Forum: AMG GT
11-02-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,357
Posted By ronin amg

This time I took the e63s wagon up the hill.....

This time I took the e63s wagon up the hill.. :zoom:

https://vimeo.com/298530865
Forum: W213 AMG
11-02-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,381
Posted By ronin amg

Crusin up the canyons in the e63s wagon... ...

Crusin up the canyons in the e63s wagon...


https://vimeo.com/298530865
Forum: AMG GT
11-01-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,357
Posted By ronin amg

It's perfect..

It's perfect..
Forum: AMG GT
11-01-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,682
Posted By ronin amg

The main reason not to swerve when the suckers...

The main reason not to swerve when the suckers are on the road,,:zoom:
Forum: AMG GT
10-31-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,004
Posted By ronin amg

The one that can stay in his own freakin lane at...

The one that can stay in his own freakin lane at all times, ya know driving skills.. :zoom:
Forum: W213 AMG
10-31-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,081
Posted By ronin amg

Thanks and it's 1/2" sidewall difference vs your...

Thanks and it's 1/2" sidewall difference vs your 1/4" according to Michelin, good luck to anyone that chooses not to learn from others mistakes is all I have to say..
21-20 = 1 divided by 2 = .5"...
Forum: W213 AMG
10-31-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,081
Posted By ronin amg

I own and drive the tires off both my E63s wagon...

I own and drive the tires off both my E63s wagon and GTS and would never put a 25 series tire on any road car or track car... They offer nothing but cosmetic "enhancements" to the cars.
But some...
Forum: AMG GT
10-31-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,004
Posted By ronin amg

Big Willow Springs my old Lotus 1:26. My Lotus...

Big Willow Springs my old Lotus 1:26. My Lotus was only 270 whp. Just add lightness :zoom:
Viper ACR 1:26, AMG GTR 1:25
Then again my old Ford RS200e 1:17 but that was 600 hp.
Forum: AMG GT
10-31-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,004
Posted By ronin amg

Yeah you guys need more power for the track...

Yeah you guys need more power for the track :nix:, that's one thing but you can buy a real track car if that is what you want for a third of the price of a AMG GTS.
For the street it is a total...
Forum: W213 AMG
10-31-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,081
Posted By ronin amg

Yeah I believe you now... NOT Not so much...

Yeah I believe you now... NOT

Not so much the tire but the rim will not last no matter who makes it, I've replaced two stock wheels on my old CLS due to road damage ..
25 series rubber bands are...
Forum: AMG GT
10-30-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,004
Posted By ronin amg

Seriously do any of you guys do more than just...

Seriously do any of you guys do more than just drive in a straight line ?
I've got a tune, adjusted suspension and cup 2 tires and I fly in the twisties and I find it hard to use full throttle...
Forum: AMG GT
10-30-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,357
Posted By ronin amg

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/p1006074_a886727c19587332f74d8b0dc47daf98782fef44.jpg
Forum: W213 AMG
10-30-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,081
Posted By ronin amg

Seriously a 25 series tyre on a 4,700 lb. car is...

Seriously a 25 series tyre on a 4,700 lb. car is about the stupidest thing ever.. Those $$$$ Forgeline wheels won't last very long..
Forum: AMG GT
10-30-2018, 12:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 787
Posted By ronin amg

:smash:

:smash:
Forum: AMG GT
10-29-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,682
Posted By ronin amg

Angeles National Forest [Hwy]..

Angeles National Forest [Hwy]..
Forum: AMG GT
10-29-2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,682
Posted By ronin amg

I just cut it off and wrapped it in carbon fiber...

I just cut it off and wrapped it in carbon fiber vinyl ..
Forum: AMG GT
10-29-2018, 11:46 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,357
Posted By ronin amg

I'm beginning to feel like my GTS is the canyon...

I'm beginning to feel like my GTS is the canyon roomba..

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/p1006081_ab4e19ca58d391cebece723c21a336c6ebadd80a.jpg
Forum: AMG GT
10-29-2018, 11:44 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,357
Posted By ronin amg

https://vimeo.com/297843228?ref=fb-share&1&fbclid=...

https://vimeo.com/297843228?ref=fb-share&1&fbclid=IwAR0Fm3xMDRmtKkXzCUl-qgczbEpWB2vYSVzMYR0SBxXPVXa9rQDlwWxEgg4
Forum: W213 AMG
10-29-2018, 11:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,381
Posted By ronin amg

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/p1006141_78094fbcefbe1259edb222dd56663a9444131c8b.jpg
Forum: W213 AMG
10-29-2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,381
Posted By ronin amg

https://vimeo.com/297843228?ref=fb-share&1&fbclid=...

https://vimeo.com/297843228?ref=fb-share&1&fbclid=IwAR0Fm3xMDRmtKkXzCUl-qgczbEpWB2vYSVzMYR0SBxXPVXa9rQDlwWxEgg4
Forum: W213 AMG
10-20-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,472
Posted By ronin amg

I'm not sure, best thing to do is give them a...

I'm not sure, best thing to do is give them a call..
Forum: W213 AMG
10-19-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,930
Posted By ronin amg

Ehh I'll keep my tuned and dialed in AMGs before...

Ehh I'll keep my tuned and dialed in AMGs before I buy another BMW.
Forum: AMG GT
10-15-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,589
Posted By ronin amg

With the OE one on both my E63s wagon and AMG GTS...

With the OE one on both my E63s wagon and AMG GTS I honestly can't think of any other car I would want..
Forum: W213 AMG
10-14-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,232
Posted By ronin amg

My GTS is covered completely and my E63s wagon is...

My GTS is covered completely and my E63s wagon is wrapped in the front and rocker panels .. both are matte
...
Forum: W213 AMG
10-09-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,682
Posted By ronin amg

Seriously who cares about the nurburgring ? You...

Seriously who cares about the nurburgring ? You guys need to get out and drive what ya have and learn how to use the car properly.
Driving in straight lines and worrying about 1/4 mi. times is not...
Forum: W213 AMG
10-07-2018, 12:05 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,381
Posted By ronin amg

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1124/fullsizeoutput_23fc_4e618944047082c630e3c596e8cfae0bde0b4f0c.jpeg
Forum: W213 AMG
10-07-2018, 12:00 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,381
Posted By ronin amg

Having fun in the mountains.. ...

Having fun in the mountains..


https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1130/screen_shot_2018_10_06_at_4_07_57_pm_b84423973bce8b4e15fa368d71ba61e67f7c062b.png...
Forum: W213 AMG
10-06-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,682
Posted By ronin amg

I had an Alfa behind me the other day and was...

I had an Alfa behind me the other day and was surprised at how small it got in the rearview mirror while in the twisties... just sayin
Forum: AMG GT
10-05-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By ronin amg

Mine won't connect even when it's parked next to...

Mine won't connect even when it's parked next to my wagon that is connected... Waste of money for the subscription ..
Forum: AMG GT
09-25-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 571
Posted By ronin amg

I would have thought the stiffness to be...

I would have thought the stiffness to be determined by it's movement in relation to the body not it's static position being lowered.
If lowered is it out of it's operating range is my question ?
Forum: AMG GT
09-25-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,589
Posted By ronin amg

They do make an awesome fruit salad at the end of...

They do make an awesome fruit salad at the end of the day.. :zoom:
Forum: AMG GT
09-25-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,858
Posted By ronin amg

The very last thing I would ever look at would be...

The very last thing I would ever look at would be a Beverly Hills soccer moms AMG G65
Who buys a sports car to drive and gives a damn about depreciation...?
Drivers buy cars to drive, after all...
Forum: AMG GT
09-25-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,858
Posted By ronin amg

So you lost $20k and only drove the car 4,000...

So you lost $20k and only drove the car 4,000 mi., it must be nice.
It's funny when people buy cars they don't drive, lose $20k in two years and think they are winning...:beat:
Forum: AMG GT
09-25-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 571
Posted By ronin amg

I have seen that but my question is, if the car...

I have seen that but my question is, if the car is lowered will those sensors still function or will they be out of their operational range.
I know when I lowered my 2018 AMG e63s wagon the sensors...
Forum: AMG GT
09-25-2018, 02:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 571
Posted By ronin amg

Thanks but if our cars are lowered what effect...

Thanks but if our cars are lowered what effect will it have on the sensor position ?
Will it be out of it's preset range to do the job as designed ?
Forum: AMG GT
09-24-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,858
Posted By ronin amg

For 30k you could buy a used Lotus Exige, throw...

For 30k you could buy a used Lotus Exige, throw 30k into it and it will smoke every car in that group..
Forum: AMG GT
09-24-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 571
Posted By ronin amg

I can't seem to find an answer but I would like...

I can't seem to find an answer but I would like to know if my lowered GTS has an effect on the dampening. I can feel the setting changes from comfort, sport and sport+..
Forum: AMG GT
09-24-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 571
Posted By ronin amg

Height sensors, why ?

I am wondering why the AMG GTS has height sensors on each wheel and what is their effect and what does this do when the car is lowered ?
Forum: AMG GT
09-23-2018, 02:55 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,858
Posted By ronin amg

yup..:zoom: ...

yup..:zoom:

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1124/p1077294_845918364c90e822efa9502c67451b1cef661d9e.jpg
Forum: AMG GT
09-22-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,858
Posted By ronin amg

Cosmetic carbon fiber bits offer no weight...

Cosmetic carbon fiber bits offer no weight reduction on the GTR or GTS..
Forum: W213 AMG
09-21-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,520
Posted By ronin amg

I have it on my wagon and I think it does the job...

I have it on my wagon and I think it does the job just right, maybe it's now standard as it should be..
Forum: W213 AMG
09-21-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,472
Posted By ronin amg

You got the response you were looking for since...

You got the response you were looking for since you had nothing to add in this thread, so next time please ignore my postings.
Forum: AMG GT
09-21-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,858
Posted By ronin amg

I gotta say I really like my slightly modified...

I gotta say I really like my slightly modified GTS compared to my old 680 whp 1,700lb. Lotus, the enjoyment level is right up there.
Yeah my old Lotus would have killed all four cars tested on the...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-20-2018, 03:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,472
Posted By ronin amg

Yup they are K-Crap

Yup they are K-Crap
Forum: W213 AMG
09-20-2018, 03:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,472
Posted By ronin amg

I asked for input to see if anyone here actually...

I asked for input to see if anyone here actually knew anything about these cars and except for a few that I chat with that's about it.
A small handful of real car guys and the rest are just check...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-19-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,472
Posted By ronin amg

Yeah as you can tell I'm pissed at having wasted...

Yeah as you can tell I'm pissed at having wasted so much time and money on this crap.
Forum: W213 AMG
09-19-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,472
Posted By ronin amg

Again there is the only real fix for camber...

Again there is the only real fix for camber adjustment whether you are at standard ride height or lowered...
There is no front camber adjustment possible in the stock suspension design.

F1-...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-19-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,472
Posted By ronin amg

What else can I say but "you are an idiot"...Most...

What else can I say but "you are an idiot"...Most manufactures make changes to improve a cars handling and performance every year, you didn't read my posts or even look at the pretty pictures and...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-19-2018, 02:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,472
Posted By ronin amg

So a U bend steel pipe with a adjustable heim...

So a U bend steel pipe with a adjustable heim joint is something that needs to be tested over time before it is AMG worthy ?
Enjoy replacing your front tires every 5,000 mi., I'll be enjoying a...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-18-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,472
Posted By ronin amg

In theory it seems like a good idea but in the...

In theory it seems like a good idea but in the real world the K-crap bushings are junk..
...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-18-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,472
Posted By ronin amg

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0599_1e45414bc2ed74493d09c4657df8b8b1b7c5bcc6.jpg
Again, if you want proper camber adjustment there is only one way to get it and...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-18-2018, 03:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,472
Posted By ronin amg

Seriously, you post a picture of a failed...

Seriously, you post a picture of a failed component from F1-Fabrication as if means something to me or anyone that has been modifying and building cars for over 40 yrs.
You product sucks and if 95...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-14-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,472
Posted By ronin amg

From -2.8 with the K-crap to -1.6 with the...

From -2.8 with the K-crap to -1.6 with the F1-Fabrication adjustable upper arm..and yes they can be adjusted on the alignment rack..

...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-14-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,472
Posted By ronin amg

K-mac bushings suck and are a complete waste of...

K-mac bushings suck and are a complete waste of money because when they slip and they do, the only fix for the slipping K-mac bushing is a pair of new Mercedes lower arms for another $700.00 + labor...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-13-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,472
Posted By ronin amg

No kidding, I should have known better after...

No kidding, I should have known better after reading their responses and looking at their web page...
Now it's right, going from -2.8 to -1.6 will do the job at the lowered ride height and should...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-13-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,472
Posted By ronin amg

Also the only way to go back to stock is to buy...

Also the only way to go back to stock is to buy new OEM lower control arms since Mercedes does not sell the bushings separately.

$700.00 for a pair of lower control arms, don't make the same...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-13-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,472
Posted By ronin amg

There is only one way to get correct camber when lowered.

So after screwing around with these for crap K-mac bushings on my 2018 e63s wagon, what a waste of time and $$$$$ I found the solution.
For the same price of these crap K-mac mickey mouse always...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-09-2018, 08:44 PM
Forum: W213 AMG
09-09-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,169
Posted By ronin amg

I first did the Benzworks sensor adjustment to...

I first did the Benzworks sensor adjustment to lower my car but after I had a front air spring go bad and brought it back to the dealership for the warrantee work they needed to set it to stock ride...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-07-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 599
Posted By ronin amg

No problem at all with the 285 fitment at all on...

No problem at all with the 285 fitment at all on the stock 9.5" front rims. I burnt through the 265 stockers in 5,500 mi.
Forum: W213 AMG
09-07-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 599
Posted By ronin amg

Yes I'm on OEM wheels lowered and tuned. I'm also...

Yes I'm on OEM wheels lowered and tuned. I'm also in the canyons a few days a week playin..
Forum: W213 AMG
09-07-2018, 02:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 599
Posted By ronin amg

My wagon rides perfectly on 285/30/20 and...

My wagon rides perfectly on 285/30/20 and 295/30/20 and to be honest it is better with the 285 up front..

Take advice from people that do things..
Forum: W213 AMG
09-06-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 599
Posted By ronin amg

I run 285/30/20 front and tried 305/30/20 rear on...

I run 285/30/20 front and tried 305/30/20 rear on the stock rims but since I couldn't find a set of 11" rims for the rear I went back to 295/30/20 tires.
15mm spacers front, 12mm spacers rear..

I...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-05-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 773
Posted By ronin amg

I honestly have never driven the car with the TC...

I honestly have never driven the car with the TC off and am waiting for the replacement parts to show up.
I will flush the brake fluid and replace it with Castrol SRF again and then experiment with...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-04-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 773
Posted By ronin amg

There is no need to do the no-parking brake thing...

There is no need to do the no-parking brake thing on the street or canyons with ether steel or CCB brakes. This is a traction control issue.. please stay on topic.
Forum: W213 AMG
09-02-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,381
Posted By ronin amg

I found a great deal on caterpillar rentals but...

I found a great deal on caterpillar rentals but these two just won't leave... :zoom:
Forum: W213 AMG
09-02-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,381
Posted By ronin amg

I'm in the process of doing another fun AMG...

I'm in the process of doing another fun AMG video, so I pulled this little clip out for fun..


https://youtu.be/cUnc0P7Jbuk
Forum: W213 AMG
09-02-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 773
Posted By ronin amg

I never track my cars so I have no experience to...

I never track my cars so I have no experience to base an opinion on your pads condition, all I do know is being light on the brakes going up hill on a dusty road and winding up with brake fade is not...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-02-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 773
Posted By ronin amg

Brake Fade...CCB

So it's been a while since I changed my brake fluid to Castrol SRF [6,600 mi.] but it's time again.
After taking a spirited cruise on a tight canyon road I got the rear diff malfunction warning,...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-02-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,411
Posted By ronin amg

They are rubber and make no sound from gravel......

They are rubber and make no sound from gravel... If anyone is going fast enough in a wagon to be concerned about mud flaps' effect on aero in a 4,700 lb. wagon, walk away..:wall:
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