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02-11-2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 23,980
Posted By Jan AMG

You have 2 or 3 batteries depending on the MY. ...

You have 2 or 3 batteries depending on the MY.

https://www.benzworld.org/forums/w221-s-class/1658099-how-many-batteries-08-s-550-a-2.html
Forum: W218
01-20-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By Jan AMG

I don't know.. kinda pointless waste of money.

I don't know.. kinda pointless waste of money.
Forum: Marketplace
01-20-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 826
Posted By Jan AMG

If you were in Europe I'd have at least 3 buyers...

If you were in Europe I'd have at least 3 buyers for you. Such a beautiful car! Good luck and congratulations to the new owner.
Forum: W212 AMG
01-20-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,782
Posted By Jan AMG

I agree with you all. On top of the ride quality...

I agree with you all. On top of the ride quality W212/W218 seats are bad it makes my back hurt.

I have a motto: Step out of your comfort zone - Climb into your E63.

I still love the car HAHA
Forum: W212 AMG
01-17-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 632
Posted By Jan AMG

You came to the right place for advice. Buy the...

You came to the right place for advice. Buy the E63 wagon and you will officially become awesome! :)
01-17-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Posted By Jan AMG

Yeah, thanks, the point of the video is do not...

Yeah, thanks, the point of the video is do not increase the boost if you have the M157. So I'd say it's a pretty good engine.

Usually if someone needs more power it's because they can't drive...
01-17-2019, 07:27 AM
Forum: W212 AMG
01-17-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,264
Posted By Jan AMG

Check this thread:...

Check this thread: https://mbworld.org/forums/c-class-w203/376585-p0016-p0017-camshaft-position-sensor-location-please-help.html
Forum: W212 AMG
01-17-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,264
Posted By Jan AMG

Hey, we have the same problem on our 2nd CLS63S -...

Hey, we have the same problem on our 2nd CLS63S - the cranking takes sometimes around 5 seconds. The diagnostic code is P001785 which means "camshaft position is off to the crankshaft". I suspect my...
Forum: W218
01-16-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 591
Posted By Jan AMG

Congratz and Welcome!

Congratz and Welcome!
Forum: AMG GT
01-16-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,272
Posted By Jan AMG

Do you have a kit for M157 and do you ship to...

Do you have a kit for M157 and do you ship to Europe?
01-16-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,084
Posted By Jan AMG

One of those funny images for sure, this can't be...

One of those funny images for sure, this can't be real.
Replies: 8
Views: 1,004
Posted By Jan AMG

I made a write-up based on the McLaren manual...

I made a write-up based on the McLaren manual because mine were squeaking so loud it was impossible to drive in urban areas :) and of course I wanted to figure it out. When I tried the procedure...
01-15-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 610
Posted By Jan AMG

2011+ S63 (5.5 Bi-Turbo) sounds like the best bet.

2011+ S63 (5.5 Bi-Turbo) sounds like the best bet.
Forum: AMG GT
01-15-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,138
Posted By Jan AMG

Proper :y

Proper :y
01-15-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 461
Posted By Jan AMG

Congrats! 1 in front and 2 in the back with...

Congrats!

1 in front and 2 in the back with the mom in between was our setup.
Replies: 7
Views: 966
Posted By Jan AMG

Did you sell the preface S63 or the facelift S63?...

Did you sell the preface S63 or the facelift S63? Because I think the facelift S63 is pretty amazing and wouldnít put the M5 to comparison.
But yes, the new M5 is an amazing car too and is easy to...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,004
Posted By Jan AMG

You need to do a proper bedding.

You need to do a proper bedding.
01-12-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 816
Posted By Jan AMG

Looks real

Looks real
Forum: W218
01-10-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 191
Posted By Jan AMG

I wouldn't put 18" on the CLS and I wouldn't put...

I wouldn't put 18" on the CLS and I wouldn't put 20" on either because the car is designed to drive on 19". I think 18" might be too small over the brakes anyway.
Forum: AMG GT
01-07-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,365
Posted By Jan AMG

What a joy to read, thanks!!

What a joy to read, thanks!!
01-06-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By Jan AMG

I prefer 4matic. Unless you find an ABC S550.

I prefer 4matic. Unless you find an ABC S550.
Forum: AMG GT
01-05-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,365
Posted By Jan AMG

What kinds of ceramic brake rotors are there?The...

What kinds of ceramic brake rotors are there?The industry differentiates between CCB discs, which are manufactured by Brembo SGL (Porsche PCCB, AMG-Mercedes, AUDI). They feature a thin, but hardened...
Forum: AMG GT
01-05-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,365
Posted By Jan AMG

Interesting find. I like their offer if it works...

Interesting find. I like their offer if it works better than new (that's what they claim) for 1,500EUR per rotor.

And Mr. Polish racer can even speak his mother language with them.

REBRAKE...
Forum: AMG GT
01-05-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,365
Posted By Jan AMG

As someone posted above, check this out .. ...

As someone posted above, check this out ..

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/920x2000/df3155ba_3b30_4a97_b401_103a302d19de_33146e8287e3ca0daabd6cf86a8ded8d4c666b63.png
Here
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By Jan AMG

Final Edition and Burmester 3D, wow, nice car you...

Final Edition and Burmester 3D, wow, nice car you got yourself, congratulations!
can you please share the price as well?
Forum: AMG GT
01-05-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,365
Posted By Jan AMG

I see, OK. The temp might have been north of...

I see, OK.
The temp might have been north of 900C at that point and the most sensible way to fix it would be to jump back in and drive fast for at least 1-2Km.
Brake by engine if you have to.
I...
Forum: AMG GT
01-05-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,365
Posted By Jan AMG

Good driving Mr. Polish racer!

Good driving Mr. Polish racer!
Forum: AMG GT
01-05-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,365
Posted By Jan AMG

AMG GTR PRO will address cooling issues. And if...

AMG GTR PRO will address cooling issues. And if not GTR PRO S will. And if not GTR PRO RS will.
Forum: AMG GT
01-05-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,365
Posted By Jan AMG

Happened to me with my CLS63S but I wasnít...

Happened to me with my CLS63S but I wasnít ďbraveĒ enough to stare at burning brakes on fire.
All it takes to cool them down is a nice clean lap and you bed-in your CCBs perfectly while cool them...
Forum: W218
01-04-2019, 11:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 361
Posted By Jan AMG

Congrats on a beautiful CLS63 and welcome back!...

Congrats on a beautiful CLS63 and welcome back! Haven't seen you in ages.
01-04-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,761
Posted By Jan AMG

Good job!

Good job!
Forum: W212 AMG
01-04-2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 867
Posted By Jan AMG

hahaha

hahaha
Forum: W218
01-04-2019, 06:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By Jan AMG

Looks good with the wheels. Why is the hood gap...

Looks good with the wheels. Why is the hood gap so huge?
Forum: W212 AMG
01-03-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 762
Posted By Jan AMG

Thank you, indeed. I might need to do it at Ī45k...

Thank you, indeed. I might need to do it at Ī45k miles.
01-03-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By Jan AMG

I remember I had the same problem on my W210 and...

I remember I had the same problem on my W210 and couldn't figure it out (swapped axles, diff, all subframe bushings, shocks, etc.). I have also replaced the whole drive shaft and took out the tq....
Forum: W212 AMG
01-03-2019, 05:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 762
Posted By Jan AMG

CCB should last up to 300k miles. The engine...

CCB should last up to 300k miles.

The engine maintenance you are describing should be fine at 72k. Maybe decarbonising could be a good idea too. Other than that, the M157 is very reliable, there...
01-03-2019, 05:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By Jan AMG

Rear subframe check?

Rear subframe check?
Forum: W218
01-01-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By Jan AMG

Hi, couple of months so far so I can't speak...

Hi,
couple of months so far so I can't speak about longevity but it will be better than the 2025.
Forum: W213 AMG
12-29-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,325
Posted By Jan AMG

He looks like his life savings went into this...

He looks like his life savings went into this build so he could finally prove the world he became an adult.
Forum: W218
12-29-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 431
Posted By Jan AMG

I'm on my 2nd CLS63S and the 1st one I drove most...

I'm on my 2nd CLS63S and the 1st one I drove most of the time with ECO on, using the Start/Stop feature very often during city driving. I use an app to record consumption and I can tell you there is...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-26-2018, 03:18 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,325
Posted By Jan AMG

OK

OK
Forum: W218
12-25-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By Jan AMG

Buy 2032 because it is 0,7mm thicker it has a...

Buy 2032 because it is 0,7mm thicker it has a slightly bigger capacity. It fits, Iím using it.
Forum: W213 AMG
12-25-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,325
Posted By Jan AMG

One thing to mention regarding the braking test...

One thing to mention regarding the braking test .. unless we can guarantee identical temperature of the rotors, such comparison is inaccurate.
11-07-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By Jan AMG

Multibeam LED.. you wonít get them in W212

Multibeam LED.. you wonít get them in W212
10-30-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By Jan AMG

Confucius once said: Your cheap Mercedes will the...

Confucius once said: Your cheap Mercedes will the most expensive car you ever had.
10-30-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By Jan AMG

Sell it :)

Sell it :)
Forum: W212 AMG
10-29-2018, 06:32 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 32,810
Posted By Jan AMG

Airmatic leak perhaps.. replace the shock.

Airmatic leak perhaps.. replace the shock.
Forum: W218
10-29-2018, 06:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By Jan AMG

Nice car, good luck!

Nice car, good luck!
10-24-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,723
Posted By Jan AMG

Many years ago, I sold our (family member's car)...

Many years ago, I sold our (family member's car) Nissan Almera because the driving position was SO MUCH Offset you had to twist like a Yogi master.

I don't understand how can even the most basic...
Forum: W213 AMG
10-23-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,607
Posted By Jan AMG

That'd be nice :)

That'd be nice :)
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-20-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 604
Posted By Jan AMG

Monroe or Bilstein? Check who is the OEM...

Monroe or Bilstein?
Check who is the OEM manufacturer.
Forum: W213 AMG
10-20-2018, 05:42 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,768
Posted By Jan AMG

Exactly. No sounds generator in the E63. I'm not...

Exactly. No sounds generator in the E63. I'm not sure why people try to solve non-existing issues :)
10-17-2018, 06:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,424
Posted By Jan AMG

The best color combination. Congratulations!

The best color combination. Congratulations!
10-12-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,434
Posted By Jan AMG

Thumbs up +1

+1
Forum: W212 AMG
10-12-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,991
Posted By Jan AMG

You know what, I quite like the M157. I think the...

You know what, I quite like the M157. I think the exhaust note is better. Given the decision between W212 and W213 I think it is possible to daily drive both for couple of years and be happy with...
Replies: 41
Views: 4,084
Posted By Jan AMG

Sounds great

Sounds great
Forum: W213 AMG
10-11-2018, 05:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 623
Posted By Jan AMG

:)

:)
Forum: Off Topic
10-08-2018, 02:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 934
Posted By Jan AMG

I think marriage with AMG is OK.

I think marriage with AMG is OK.
Forum: W213 AMG
10-08-2018, 02:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,682
Posted By Jan AMG

Alfa can be very fast .. to display Check Engine...

Alfa can be very fast .. to display Check Engine light
Forum: W213 AMG
10-05-2018, 06:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,383
Posted By Jan AMG

I'm sure others may be chime in with more...

I'm sure others may be chime in with more sophisticated responses so take mine with a grain of salt, my opinion is not based on any statistics but mostly on:
1] Owning several AMGs
2] Knowing AMG...
10-03-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,224
Posted By Jan AMG

Weight in 20Ē for S-Class?

Weight in 20Ē for S-Class?
Forum: W213 AMG
10-02-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 905
Posted By Jan AMG

The 20◊9-inch version weighs just 17 pounds; with...

The 20◊9-inch version weighs just 17 pounds; with the 20◊12-inch version tip the scales at only 18.5 pounds
...
Forum: W213 AMG
10-02-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 905
Posted By Jan AMG

How about these? They look light :D ...

How about these? They look light :D

https://www.ozracing.com/alloy-wheels/oz-racing/i-tech/hypergt-hlt
Forum: W213 AMG
10-02-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 905
Posted By Jan AMG

https://www.ozracing.com/alloy-wheels/oz-atelier-f...

https://www.ozracing.com/alloy-wheels/oz-atelier-forged/superforgiata

Check out the weight table
Forum: W213 AMG
10-02-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 905
Posted By Jan AMG

You can buy carbon fibre wheels at 5,5Kg .. there...

You can buy carbon fibre wheels at 5,5Kg .. there were some made for SLR and could be found around 2kÄ but are super rare so if you break one, you will have no replacement.
New ones are around 10kÄ...
Forum: W212 AMG
10-02-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 600
Posted By Jan AMG

8.5 rear would look silly

8.5 rear would look silly
Forum: W213 AMG
10-02-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 551
Posted By Jan AMG

No

No
10-01-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,883
Posted By Jan AMG

Just turn it off .. it is just a computer. We...

Just turn it off .. it is just a computer. We will laugh about its capabilities in 10 years.
Forum: W212 AMG
10-01-2018, 03:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,468
Posted By Jan AMG

Nice. Thanks for the tip.

Nice. Thanks for the tip.
Forum: W212 AMG
10-01-2018, 03:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 503
Posted By Jan AMG

but he has an AMG badge

but he has an AMG badge
Forum: W218
09-30-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By Jan AMG

I have spoken to Racechip and they seem like a...

I have spoken to Racechip and they seem like a nice company, for what they offer, it is amazingly cheap. But I wouldn't plug anything like they are offering (it basically only bumps fuel maps) to a...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-27-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,413
Posted By Jan AMG

nice! Is that your max speed?

nice!
Is that your max speed?
Forum: W213 AMG
09-27-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,413
Posted By Jan AMG

You need Brabus or http://www.performmaster.com/...

You need Brabus or http://www.performmaster.com/ to unlock your E63 to 315Km/h (maybe more.. I asked them to unlock my CLS63 with M157). You need to buy Alpina B5 to drive 330Km/h.
Forum: W212 AMG
09-26-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 755
Posted By Jan AMG

Hi, my CLS63S averages 16.8mpg longterm. Long...

Hi, my CLS63S averages 16.8mpg longterm. Long highway trips 23mpg. I'd say quite efficient given its potential :)
Forum: W212 AMG
09-26-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,423
Posted By Jan AMG

Wolves creed, how do you like Alpha heat...

Wolves creed, how do you like Alpha heat exchangers? Are they worth it? Do you see a significant drop in temperature when driving hard or faster cool-down periods?
Forum: AMG GT
07-11-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,298
Posted By Jan AMG

Did you look up the number at your MB dealer?...

Did you look up the number at your MB dealer? They should be already able to see the part no. in the catalogue.
07-09-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,537
Posted By Jan AMG

How old is your car, what mileage?

How old is your car, what mileage?
06-11-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 847
Posted By Jan AMG

Joe, thank you for this informative and...

Joe,

thank you for this informative and educational post
Forum: AMG GT
06-11-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,581
Posted By Jan AMG

What a fun task to do :D

What a fun task to do :D
Forum: Sedan
06-11-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 981
Posted By Jan AMG

https://www.mercedes-amg.com/en/vehicles/gt/4-door...

https://www.mercedes-amg.com/en/vehicles/gt/4-door-coupe/gt-4-door-pad.html
06-11-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,805
Posted By Jan AMG

You are right, just checked the differences and...

You are right, just checked the differences and the 2018 is a bit more delicate work.
Forum: Sedan
06-11-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 981
Posted By Jan AMG

Prague, Czech Republic. "Our AMG guy" was bold...

Prague, Czech Republic. "Our AMG guy" was bold enough to bring many cars to the AMG Private Lounge at a car show in Prague.
06-11-2018, 04:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,805
Posted By Jan AMG

I had my steering wheel custom made in alcantara...

I had my steering wheel custom made in alcantara with custom stitching and a leather insert on top + airbag in alcantara and it looks awesome together. It is also thicker now so it fits nice in...
Forum: Sedan
06-10-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 981
Posted By Jan AMG

Thumbs up GT53 Four Door

Amazingly great in person.. Fits like a glove.

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/54696fd0_0270_48f0_b35e_bcaf08ce027d_b27ceade65ab713a883ebde3f1da6ac0a829c14a.jpeg...
Forum: Sedan
06-10-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,230
Posted By Jan AMG

The configurator will be up on 23/7/2018...

The configurator will be up on 23/7/2018 (postponed from 23/6) we'll see :)
Forum: W212 AMG
06-10-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,697
Posted By Jan AMG

The Panamera Sport Turismo sounds like a good...

The Panamera Sport Turismo sounds like a good option. Some people say the non-hybrid is even better due to less weight.
Forum: AMG GT
06-10-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 3
GT4
Views: 426
Posted By Jan AMG

GT4

Dear AMG Family friends,

for your viewing pleasure and for those interested in seeing the front mesh protection in detail.
...
06-09-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,113
Posted By Jan AMG

I agree with Mr. Streamliner here 100%. And...

I agree with Mr. Streamliner here 100%.

And yes, this Distronic behaviour is known and you have to pay attention to whatís happening in front of you. I found slower traffic more dangerous than...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-09-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,532
Posted By Jan AMG

Keep in mind even a not-so-fine mesh restricts...

Keep in mind even a not-so-fine mesh restricts air flow significantly.

22x12x2,5mm wire mesh has a free area of 58%
6x3x0,8mm wire mesh has a free area of 47%

That means two things:

a] Your...
Forum: W212 AMG
06-09-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,697
Posted By Jan AMG

Some components (such as brakes and some...

Some components (such as brakes and some suspension components) are (or should be) always replaced in pairs. Check if this applies here. If it doesn't you can have one side done on warranty and the...
Forum: W218
06-09-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 671
Posted By Jan AMG

vultures haha :)))

vultures haha :)))
06-09-2018, 05:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By Jan AMG

K&N have no advantage, apart from the...

K&N have no advantage, apart from the "convenience" of cleaning and oiling them and maybe saving money in a period longer than you will keep the car anyway.
Bought K&N for my AMG, got rid of it...
06-08-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 680
Posted By Jan AMG

Thatís half a Bitcoin in December :-)

Thatís half a Bitcoin in December :-)
Forum: AMG GT
06-08-2018, 05:57 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,298
Posted By Jan AMG

It's custom, meaning it's not factory.

It's custom, meaning it's not factory.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-08-2018, 05:51 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,532
Posted By Jan AMG

No way it looks like that..

No way it looks like that..
06-08-2018, 05:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 767
Posted By Jan AMG

HAHA. Great response. And you are right, I agree....

HAHA. Great response. And you are right, I agree.
Sometimes you wonder WHO and WHY designed things the way they did and how could it make its way into production.
I'm deeply involved in UX/UI/R&D...
06-08-2018, 05:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 767
Posted By Jan AMG

If you need to read manuals to figure out simple...

If you need to read manuals to figure out simple things, the UX (user experience) and UI (user interface) is badly designed.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-08-2018, 04:36 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,532
Posted By Jan AMG

True..

True..
Forum: W212 AMG
06-08-2018, 04:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,163
Posted By Jan AMG

:)))

:)))
Forum: W213 AMG
06-08-2018, 04:24 AM
Forum: W213 AMG
06-08-2018, 04:23 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 19,725
Posted By Jan AMG

Great, please let us know. I made my own...

Great, please let us know.

I made my own custom mesh and had problems with cooling. The air flow was not restricted when driving but when stopped, the air circulation around coolers wasn't enough...
Forum: W218
06-08-2018, 04:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 671
Posted By Jan AMG

1. Not normal 2. Not normal :) 3. Well.. get...

1. Not normal
2. Not normal :)
3. Well.. get some microfibre towels and use them every day
4. The suspension is terrible from the factory.
5. The interior is also terrible from the factory.
6....
Forum: W212 AMG
06-08-2018, 04:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,163
Posted By Jan AMG

Is the factory sound not enough? You must have...

Is the factory sound not enough? You must have something with your ears :)
06-08-2018, 04:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 680
Posted By Jan AMG

The regular Maybach wheels are 20" and heavier...

The regular Maybach wheels are 20" and heavier than these 21" (5lbs lighter per wheel).

You can buy Maybach 20" for 1,000USD a piece new. So what is the best price for these?
Forum: W212 AMG
06-08-2018, 03:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,697
Posted By Jan AMG

Change both for the piece of mind.

Change both for the piece of mind.
06-07-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 680
Posted By Jan AMG

I like them. They remind me of the best Mercedes...

I like them. They remind me of the best Mercedes classic.

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/300x225/s_l300_15a68669ce60ab4c3e5441858d8bd667f57ec006.jpg
Replies: 6
Views: 1,771
Posted By Jan AMG

Alright, so the Maybach 20" wheel is approx....

Alright, so the Maybach 20" wheel is approx. 33lbs (15.1Kg) so if the Brabus 21" is 30lbs lighter, that is awesome.
Replies: 6
Views: 1,771
Posted By Jan AMG

30lbs seems reasonable for 21" and such a massive...

30lbs seems reasonable for 21" and such a massive amount of material (visually). How heavy are Maybach wheels compared to yours? Because frankly, I was thinking about them earlier too - I love this...
06-06-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,003
Posted By Jan AMG

Beautiful, both! :) 211 wheels fit well too....

Beautiful, both! :) 211 wheels fit well too. Congratulations!
06-06-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,969
Posted By Jan AMG

For this car, you want forged or at least HLT.

For this car, you want forged or at least HLT.
Replies: 6
Views: 1,771
Posted By Jan AMG

Fully polished. With steel rotors, they will...

Fully polished. With steel rotors, they will become black painted inside after a day of driving anyway :)
If you know the weight, it would be very helpful, please let me know.
Replies: 6
Views: 1,771
Posted By Jan AMG

Awesome wheels. Can you please disclose the...

Awesome wheels. Can you please disclose the weight? Do they come also in 20"? PM me prices please.
Forum: W213 AMG
06-06-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,355
Posted By Jan AMG

Yeah, there are small plastic, flexible legs...

Yeah, there are small plastic, flexible legs holding it in place. Unless you are strong (and as big) as a King Kong, you will pry it out without breaking it.
When I come to pick up parts to my MB...
Forum: W213 AMG
06-06-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,355
Posted By Jan AMG

1.5hrs? If it does include 1hr foot massage, it's...

1.5hrs? If it does include 1hr foot massage, it's OK. If not, then they are ripping you off. You open the door, unplug the old one, plug in the new one. 5-15mins maximum.
06-06-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,168
Posted By Jan AMG

Fair enough. Can you be please more specific? Do...

Fair enough. Can you be please more specific? Do you think it makes sense to visit car audio shop if you have B&O (CLS)? I think it could be better (but the car is noisy, unlike the S Class where a...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-05-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 686
Posted By Jan AMG

I kept the front stock size after checking...

I kept the front stock size after checking https://www.willtheyfit.com/
06-05-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,098
Posted By Jan AMG

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

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/408x272/image_d0453446a72471cdd9c2b3c68b605bceae77751d.jpeg
Forum: AMG GT
06-05-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,298
Posted By Jan AMG

Hi, I'd like to share what I've seen today -...

Hi, I'd like to share what I've seen today - custom "GT4 style" protection for your GTs
...
Forum: W212 AMG
06-05-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By Jan AMG

I find it super practical. I carry a big Nalgene...

I find it super practical. I carry a big Nalgene bottle with ionized water every day and this holder can withstand any maneuver.
Forum: W212 AMG
06-05-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 785
Posted By Jan AMG

Hi guys, thank you for your awesome responses...

Hi guys,
thank you for your awesome responses :)) I just wanna say I was driving today and thank God I realised I don't need more hp :)) When you drive in a countryside and mountain curvy roads...
06-05-2018, 05:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By Jan AMG

Don't worry.

Don't worry.
06-04-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,098
Posted By Jan AMG

Valet guys also have bacteria on their hands. ...

Valet guys also have bacteria on their hands.
They leave a toilet and may not wash hands.
Now imagine you touch your wheel after them and contaminate everything else including your sandwich....
Forum: W213 AMG
06-04-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,899
Posted By Jan AMG

We went to a restaurant today with my friend and...

We went to a restaurant today with my friend and we sat on these stools. After 15 minutes, my friend said they were very uncomfortable and he wanted to move to get a better place.
I told him I...
Forum: W213 AMG
06-04-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,899
Posted By Jan AMG

That must be funny to watch :D

That must be funny to watch :D
Forum: W212 AMG
06-04-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 785
Posted By Jan AMG

Haha, giggle meter, I love that :) Thanks...

Haha, giggle meter, I love that :)

Thanks for sharing your experience.
06-04-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 135
Posted By Jan AMG

W126 is a better bet. - Higher potential...

W126 is a better bet.

- Higher potential future value
- More fun to drive
- Better street cred
- The best Bruno Sacco's creation
- True legend
- MUCH less future maintenance

W126 is...
06-04-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,587
Posted By Jan AMG

That's a lot of car for the money!!! Good deal....

That's a lot of car for the money!!! Good deal. Enjoy!
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-04-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 585
Posted By Jan AMG

Alright, it makes total sense now, especially...

Alright, it makes total sense now, especially with your car and driving skills. Well, let us know if you can figure it out.
06-04-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,212
Posted By Jan AMG

Lovely :) I want that. Thanks.

Lovely :) I want that. Thanks.
Forum: W212 AMG
06-04-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 785
Posted By Jan AMG

Alright so that means no name companies are out...

Alright so that means no name companies are out of the game for me :)

The question is, shall I try the Racechip tune?...
06-04-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By Jan AMG

I haven't had this engine - I jumped from M113...

I haven't had this engine - I jumped from M113 directly to M157 because of this issue so I can't tell what symptoms to look for.

Good luck and let us know!
06-04-2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By Jan AMG

Look up your VIN, if your engine is affected....

Look up your VIN, if your engine is affected. There's a dedicated thread
https://mbworld.org/forums/c63-amg-w204/525133-head-bolt-affected-vin-2010-older-early-2011s.html

If your new car's engine...
06-04-2018, 06:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By Jan AMG

Check M156 head bolts ..

Check M156 head bolts ..
06-03-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 767
Posted By Jan AMG

Isnít it fascinating that our cars are so...

Isnít it fascinating that our cars are so complicated that in 2018 you have to:
- use (own) a computer
- connect to Internet
- formulate a question
- wait for a reply
- several hundred humans...
06-03-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,168
Posted By Jan AMG

It has to be one car :) Btw. SL vs LC isnít...

It has to be one car :)

Btw. SL vs LC isnít a precise comparison, LC has no button for roof down :) yet
06-03-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,168
Posted By Jan AMG

What would you buy for the mixed cycle? :)

What would you buy for the mixed cycle? :)
Forum: W212 AMG
06-03-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 785
Posted By Jan AMG

Question Light tune (up to 700hp) opinions

Please help, what do you think is the best way to get from 585hp to up to 700hp?

I have done a research and of course as an avid reader of this forum I have read many threads but I still can't...
06-03-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,168
Posted By Jan AMG

I bought V8 LandCruiser instead of a GL because I...

I bought V8 LandCruiser instead of a GL because I like to go offroading but I also like to be able to come back
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-03-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 686
Posted By Jan AMG

Tolerance (diameter) is up to 3% You will be...

Tolerance (diameter) is up to 3%

You will be OK

I went with the same setup - you have no choice if you want PS4S

:y
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-03-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 585
Posted By Jan AMG

I'm also curious.

I'm also curious.
06-03-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By Jan AMG

Airmatic shock leak?

Airmatic shock leak?
06-03-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 628
Posted By Jan AMG

:) You sound happy :) What now?

:)
You sound happy :)

What now?
Forum: W212 AMG
06-03-2018, 04:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 364
Posted By Jan AMG

Do you genuinely think he somehow hasn't tried...

Do you genuinely think he somehow hasn't tried his car's default mode? FACEPALM
Forum: AMG GT
06-02-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,221
Posted By Jan AMG

Too nice not to smile :)

Too nice not to smile :)
06-02-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 892
Posted By Jan AMG

Usually Widescreen is the problem from what MB...

Usually Widescreen is the problem from what MB said.
Forum: W213 AMG
06-01-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,899
Posted By Jan AMG

Try the seats at least :)

Try the seats at least :)
Forum: W213 AMG
06-01-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,899
Posted By Jan AMG

You need S Class

You need S Class
06-01-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,451
Posted By Jan AMG

:D

:D
Forum: W213 AMG
06-01-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,819
Posted By Jan AMG

Nice video :)

Nice video :)
Forum: W213 AMG
06-01-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,794
Posted By Jan AMG

I have driven the new S63 Cab pretty hard...

I have driven the new S63 Cab pretty hard recently and never had this happen. I remember tracking E63S at AMG Perf tour and it happened to me several times, later last year the same with another E63S...
06-01-2018, 04:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 639
Posted By Jan AMG

Try Michelin Pilot Sport 4S - Wonderful and quiet...

Try Michelin Pilot Sport 4S - Wonderful and quiet tires with claimed 30,000Km life from the manufacturer.

What hyperion says is true - you can get a set of aftermarket wheels and lower the...
06-01-2018, 03:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By Jan AMG

Wow, you are flooding the forums with this...

Wow, you are flooding the forums with this question :)
05-31-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 690
Posted By Jan AMG

No German luxury cars would mean going back to...

No German luxury cars would mean going back to driving horse carriages :rolf:
05-31-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,214
Posted By Jan AMG

That would bring your MSRPs to European (German)...

That would bring your MSRPs to European (German) level.
Forum: W213 AMG
05-31-2018, 03:03 PM
Forum: W213 AMG
05-31-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 19,725
Posted By Jan AMG

Are you saying it is useless? I'd hope it would...

Are you saying it is useless? I'd hope it would at least prevent the fins from breaking inwards.

There might be a reason why they are not offering those fine mesh screens. If you use a screen H:...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-31-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 19,725
Posted By Jan AMG

We need a fine mesh like that.

We need a fine mesh like that.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-31-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,532
Posted By Jan AMG

LOL, I expected exactly this reaction here :D ...

LOL, I expected exactly this reaction here :D

I agree with you, the protection should be a free "voluntary recall" upgrade.

I don't know how and when and if they will be addressing other models...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-31-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,532
Posted By Jan AMG

Hi, I already posted in AMG GT and W213 AMG...

Hi, I already posted in AMG GT and W213 AMG threads .. AMG now makes original protection for E63 and S63 from the factory and for the AMG GT, the GT part no. is A0995030400 and will be available for...
Forum: AMG GT
05-31-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,298
Posted By Jan AMG

Order original AMG protection for your front coolers!

Part no. is A0995030400 and will be available at the end of June 2018 for $20-30 USD.
...
Forum: AMG GT
05-31-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,668
Posted By Jan AMG

Hi guys, I got a response from AMG that you...

Hi guys,

I got a response from AMG that you can order original protection for E63, S63 and AMG GT. The GT part no. is A0995030400 and will be available at the end of June 2018 for $20-30 USD.
...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-31-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 19,725
Posted By Jan AMG

Hi guys, I got a response from AMG that you...

Hi guys,

I got a response from AMG that you can order original protection for E63, S63 and AMG GT. The GT part no. is A0995030400 and will be available at the end of June 2018 for $20-30 USD.
...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-31-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,355
Posted By Jan AMG

Looks cool. So the eBay ones are $12 a...

Looks cool.

So the eBay ones are $12 a pair, the CKM OEM ones are $127 a pair.
05-31-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 177
Posted By Jan AMG

It's hard to say, I'm not impressed with the B&O...

It's hard to say, I'm not impressed with the B&O in CLS either, especially compared to S Class Burmester. I believe you have to ask aftermarket car audio shop to upgrade some speakers, it might make...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-30-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 576
Posted By Jan AMG

Welcome back brother!

Welcome back brother!
05-30-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 644
Posted By Jan AMG

Yeah, but you are a master car builder :) I...

Yeah, but you are a master car builder :)
I feel like if a major car component went off, youíd see it as an opportunity to replace it with an upgraded one.
Forum: AMG GT
05-30-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,400
Posted By Jan AMG

Iím in love with this blue.

Iím in love with this blue.
Forum: AMG GT
05-30-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,400
Posted By Jan AMG

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

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1729x1296/59cca5fd_e693_440e_b130_52f44cf14e68_adc15166262d074621cfc1b9a2b0caa5fc410402.jpeg...
Forum: W212 AMG
05-30-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,061
Posted By Jan AMG

Itís something almost every Mercedes has/will...

Itís something almost every Mercedes has/will have and dealers ďnever seen it beforeĒ.

Sone people were lucky having their whole steering column replaced under warranty.
Forum: W212 AMG
05-30-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,061
Posted By Jan AMG

Yeah, the W213 stick on the column is a design...

Yeah, the W213 stick on the column is a design fail - itís the same you had in a 2007 W221 S350 Diesel.

Not mentioning you can hit it by accident in a spirited driving a put in N. It happened to...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-30-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 767
Posted By Jan AMG

Placing a camera behind an A pillar? Anyway,...

Placing a camera behind an A pillar?

Anyway, C63 is a great fit.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
05-30-2018, 05:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By Jan AMG

I'd say it is worth upgrading.

I'd say it is worth upgrading.
Forum: W213 AMG
05-29-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,355
Posted By Jan AMG

So for you it's not perfect but it's perfect for...

So for you it's not perfect but it's perfect for your son? Well, the retardation must be getting stronger and stronger in each new generation.
Forum: W213 AMG
05-29-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,355
Posted By Jan AMG

Well, you are saying that others are worse than...

Well, you are saying that others are worse than you so you don't have to care. Have you stopped brushing your teeth because there may be other people who shower once a month?
All I'm saying it looks...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-29-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 584
Posted By Jan AMG

Enjoy your sweet ride!

Enjoy your sweet ride!
Forum: W213 AMG
05-29-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 694
Posted By Jan AMG

It's rigid and feels good. Hopefully, you'll be...

It's rigid and feels good. Hopefully, you'll be happy.
05-29-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 11,503
Posted By Jan AMG

Well Joe, that's one epic write-up. Thanks for...

Well Joe, that's one epic write-up. Thanks for sharing. I'm now in a similar situation when I'm about to trade-in a perfectly fine car to get a better one hoping to upgrade but I have a feeling I...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-29-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,355
Posted By Jan AMG

I know but if you are throwing rocks (don't...

I know but if you are throwing rocks (don't believe you gotta be rally driving, it happens all the time), you might damage other cars (windshields, paint...)

You may not care about legal but you...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-29-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,355
Posted By Jan AMG

Looks weird from 5m away. Do you have a front...

Looks weird from 5m away. Do you have a front photo?
In Europe, a car isn't street legal if any moving part (wheels) is overlaping the body. That's why a new S63 Coupe/Cab have a tiny plastic trim...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-29-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,355
Posted By Jan AMG

Looks kinda weird in front.

Looks kinda weird in front.
05-29-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 86
Posted By Jan AMG

Hi, great cars - both! I look forward to seeing...

Hi, great cars - both! I look forward to seeing more pictures.
05-28-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,525
Posted By Jan AMG

You may make me reconsider placing an order for a...

You may make me reconsider placing an order for a new S63 .. do you think it is better/safer to find a stock car and test it thoroughly before buying?

I still can't believe the order contract...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-28-2018, 06:30 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,157
Posted By Jan AMG

I will contact AMG in Affalterbach and get back...

I will contact AMG in Affalterbach and get back to you with a final response regarding this issue.

These theoretical debates are not useful.
05-28-2018, 06:22 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,525
Posted By Jan AMG

:boink: Haha, good response. Imagine...

:boink:

Haha, good response.

Imagine buying shoes and then complaining about them being uncomfortable. This is like shoes just it costs a bit more, but the principle stays the same.
Forum: W218
05-28-2018, 05:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 601
Posted By Jan AMG

Hi, normally, the CLS63S will pin you to the seat...

Hi, normally, the CLS63S will pin you to the seat and also, if you have colder tires or are launching on a slippery surface, it will dance a bit. So the sensation of speed is there and it is...
05-27-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,141
Posted By Jan AMG

This thread is way too funny and I wish German...

This thread is way too funny and I wish German engineers would read and learn from it.
05-27-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,525
Posted By Jan AMG

A key is a cheap chinese piece of electronic...

A key is a cheap chinese piece of electronic circuit with a transmitter. It probably costs under $10 to make and ship (iPhone costs under $200). Additional costs involve coding of the key and 30mins...
05-27-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,372
Posted By Jan AMG

W213 E43 compares to W210 E55 in terms of speed...

W213 E43 compares to W210 E55 in terms of speed and driving excitement. E43 lacks in interior noise and comfort (rides harsh). E55 was a really nice car.
05-27-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 805
Posted By Jan AMG

I have switched to Michelin Pilot Sport 4S and...

I have switched to Michelin Pilot Sport 4S and I'm happy. PS4S is a successor of Super Sport.
Replies: 30
Views: 4,494
Posted By Jan AMG

Would you be kind enough to find that bulletin...

Would you be kind enough to find that bulletin reference for us?
05-27-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,525
Posted By Jan AMG

Not try to claim a warranty replacement 1 month...

Not try to claim a warranty replacement 1 month over warranty with your non MB product. I'm curious how that will work out.
05-27-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By Jan AMG

The issue here is that there will always be...

The issue here is that there will always be something with the W220. It was built this way in the worst possible Daimler era.
There's a reason why they are so bloody cheap.

Regarding your trunk,...
05-27-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,525
Posted By Jan AMG

Sorry, I should have been more thorough in my...

Sorry, I should have been more thorough in my explanation ... by Amazon experience I meant:

1] Fast
2] No bull**** -Trustworthy
3] Caring

So far, my MB experience has varied and I have...
05-27-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,525
Posted By Jan AMG

That's a punishment for buying a diesel car :D

That's a punishment for buying a diesel car :D
Replies: 30
Views: 4,494
Posted By Jan AMG

Can't judge - I bought another CLS63S AMG just to...

Can't judge - I bought another CLS63S AMG just to upgrade to CCB - I wanted them so much for the performance and unsprung weight that I had to have them. So far, after a year or so, I'm happy with...
Replies: 30
Views: 4,494
Posted By Jan AMG

Some people say upgrading to CCB is worth for the...

Some people say upgrading to CCB is worth for the looks alone :)
Forum: W210 AMG
05-27-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,918
Posted By Jan AMG

So beautiful!! You got yourself a fantastic and...

So beautiful!! You got yourself a fantastic and timeless car. Congratulations!
05-27-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,525
Posted By Jan AMG

[/left] I wish MB would listen to customers...

[/left]
I wish MB would listen to customers like you! It would greatly improve the brand. A dream would be Amazon like customer experience (safe,fast,trustworthy,reliable,friendly) in a situation...
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