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Forum: W212 AMG
01-16-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 716
Posted By iconoclast

Yes; the vehicle was sold with only 9 miles on it...

Yes; the vehicle was sold with only 9 miles on it and registered to a private party. According to MBUSA it means it was one of the rare ones that made it to high volume showroom instead of a customer...
Forum: W212 AMG
01-16-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,132
Posted By iconoclast

Considering it is now kept in stock at most...

Considering it is now kept in stock at most dealerships I do not think so. Also since the addition of 4matic these vehicles have become a bit more popular; far from record breaking sales numbers but...
Forum: W212 AMG
01-12-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,132
Posted By iconoclast

https://carbuzz.com/news/exclusive-audi-will-bring...

https://carbuzz.com/news/exclusive-audi-will-bring-the-a6-and-rs6-avant-to-the-us?fbclid=IwAR0X2KJ83XkXT6-Vm4G47L8B-PiYB-EGyarekqgrru8Z-Iv26E4sfLXnb4A
Forum: W212 AMG
01-12-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 16,575
Posted By iconoclast

https://carbuzz.com/news/exclusive-audi-will-bring...

https://carbuzz.com/news/exclusive-audi-will-bring-the-a6-and-rs6-avant-to-the-us?fbclid=IwAR0X2KJ83XkXT6-Vm4G47L8B-PiYB-EGyarekqgrru8Z-Iv26E4sfLXnb4A
Forum: GL63 AMG
12-11-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,402
Posted By iconoclast

My concise and accurate three month review on the...

My concise and accurate three month review on the GLS450: Pure rubbish.
Go with a heavily optioned 550 or 63 if you're used to MB of yester-year and their interiors.
12-11-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,629
Posted By iconoclast

There is a holiday special for those who have to...

There is a holiday special for those who have to pay. It is only $99 for the most current update. If you have not updated for whatever reason now is the time to do so considering the price.
Forum: W212 AMG
12-05-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 16,575
Posted By iconoclast

I would purchase and it would probably be my...

I would purchase and it would probably be my first long term vehicle.
Forum: W212 AMG
12-05-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 16,575
Posted By iconoclast

Same here. Heard it all before when JDN was at...

Same here. Heard it all before when JDN was at the head of the initiative. Let's see if Keogh delivers.
Forum: W212 AMG
12-04-2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 16,575
Posted By iconoclast

between you, me and the internet... the rumors at...

between you, me and the internet... the rumors at aoa are that there will be a limited run of RS6 Avant in the NAR for 2020.
i have heard this song and dance before. if it has a different ending i...
12-04-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3,353
Views: 937,493
Posted By iconoclast

Going, going, gone... Both dailies found new...

Going, going, gone... Both dailies found new homes. No toys in the garage this Christmas or at least for now.

https://i.ibb.co/6g3k8Hj/December-Double-Duty.jpg
Forum: W212 AMG
12-04-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 17,958
Posted By iconoclast

Going, going, gone... Both dailies found new...

Going, going, gone... Both dailies found new homes. No toys in the garage this Christmas or at least for now.

https://i.ibb.co/6g3k8Hj/December-Double-Duty.jpg
Forum: W212 AMG
11-24-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 16,575
Posted By iconoclast

Congratulations... It appears we are both in the...

Congratulations... It appears we are both in the same boat... What's next?
11-22-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 135,933
Posted By iconoclast

Has anyone found a way to get this to work with...

Has anyone found a way to get this to work with Sirius/XM?
Forum: W212 AMG
11-22-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 777
Views: 299,019
Posted By iconoclast

https://scontent-lga3-1.cdninstagram.com/vp/b40cae...

https://scontent-lga3-1.cdninstagram.com/vp/b40caeb3c5cd769b22ea5289d2f85001/5C75069B/t51.2885-15/e35/44808285_728003760919715_231887499511013309_n.jpg
Forum: W212 AMG
11-22-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 17,958
Posted By iconoclast

https://scontent-lga3-1.cdninstagram.com/vp/b40cae...

https://scontent-lga3-1.cdninstagram.com/vp/b40caeb3c5cd769b22ea5289d2f85001/5C75069B/t51.2885-15/e35/44808285_728003760919715_231887499511013309_n.jpg
11-22-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3,353
Views: 937,493
Posted By iconoclast

https://scontent-lga3-1.cdninstagram.com/vp/b40cae...

https://scontent-lga3-1.cdninstagram.com/vp/b40caeb3c5cd769b22ea5289d2f85001/5C75069B/t51.2885-15/e35/44808285_728003760919715_231887499511013309_n.jpg
Forum: W212 AMG
11-17-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,471
Posted By iconoclast

you can...install silicone tubes. they will...

you can...install silicone tubes. they will conduct less heat since they are thicker and absorb a bulk of the heat before reaching the air inside the tube or go carbon fiber.
Forum: W212 AMG
10-29-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 17,958
Posted By iconoclast

https://scontent-iad3-1.cdninstagram.com/vp/81a53d...

https://scontent-iad3-1.cdninstagram.com/vp/81a53d661134bdac1c32872916843452/5C80A51D/t51.2885-15/e35/43778245_2160794457509508_2209813475609728071_n.jpg
Forum: W212 AMG
10-29-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 777
Views: 299,019
Posted By iconoclast

https://scontent-iad3-1.cdninstagram.com/vp/81a53d...

https://scontent-iad3-1.cdninstagram.com/vp/81a53d661134bdac1c32872916843452/5C80A51D/t51.2885-15/e35/43778245_2160794457509508_2209813475609728071_n.jpg
10-29-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 3,353
Views: 937,493
Posted By iconoclast

https://scontent-iad3-1.cdninstagram.com/vp/81a53d...

https://scontent-iad3-1.cdninstagram.com/vp/81a53d661134bdac1c32872916843452/5C80A51D/t51.2885-15/e35/43778245_2160794457509508_2209813475609728071_n.jpg
10-15-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 56,935
Posted By iconoclast

probably disabled and needs to be enabled through...

probably disabled and needs to be enabled through xentry.
10-11-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 3,353
Views: 937,493
Posted By iconoclast

https://image.ibb.co/fimSgp/IMG_20180925_160701_30...

https://image.ibb.co/fimSgp/IMG_20180925_160701_309.jpg
10-11-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 3,353
Views: 937,493
Posted By iconoclast

https://image.ibb.co/dM55eU/IMG_20181008_212716_96...

https://image.ibb.co/dM55eU/IMG_20181008_212716_965.jpg
Forum: W212 AMG
10-11-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 17,958
Posted By iconoclast

I agree with you... They are the best looking OEM...

I agree with you... They are the best looking OEM wheel for this platform. I am not a fan of the grey raised center cap but outside of that they're quite decent and very light for their size.
These...
Forum: W212 AMG
10-10-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 591
Posted By iconoclast

Understood however I would have mine in black...

Understood however I would have mine in black with raised ECU to keep things uniform and unnoticeable but I am sure others have different opinions and would rather draw attention to every dollar...
Forum: W212 AMG
10-10-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 591
Posted By iconoclast

They are necessary if you want the engine bay to...

They are necessary if you want the engine bay to have the oem flush look. Recessed ECU kind of looks out of place and would annoy the hell out of me.
...
Forum: W212 AMG
10-10-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 591
Posted By iconoclast

Do you offer spacers to raise the ECU?

Do you offer spacers to raise the ECU?
Forum: W212 AMG
10-10-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 591
Posted By iconoclast

It would negate the hot turbulent air drawn in...

It would negate the hot turbulent air drawn in from the engine bay through the ill-fitting or damaged inlets which will not create gains but restore air-flow that may be lost which may translate to...
Forum: W212 AMG
10-09-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 591
Posted By iconoclast

Unless you have a tune the spacers w/ filters...

Unless you have a tune the spacers w/ filters alone do not justify the price. You will have similar "gains" with k&n and replacing your stock tesa tape inlets with silicone ones.

Air Filter DIY:...
Forum: W212 AMG
10-08-2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 503
Posted By iconoclast

Comfort for local duty and with passengers. S or...

Comfort for local duty and with passengers. S or S+ for highway or when driving alone.
Forum: W212 AMG
10-08-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 17,958
Posted By iconoclast

https://image.ibb.co/dM55eU/IMG_20181008_212716_96...

https://image.ibb.co/dM55eU/IMG_20181008_212716_965.jpg
Forum: W212 AMG
10-08-2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 777
Views: 299,019
Posted By iconoclast

https://image.ibb.co/dM55eU/IMG_20181008_212716_96...

https://image.ibb.co/dM55eU/IMG_20181008_212716_965.jpg
Forum: W212 AMG
10-08-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,471
Posted By iconoclast

Hahaha... Fashion and function all in one here.

Hahaha... Fashion and function all in one here.
Forum: W212 AMG
10-05-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,471
Posted By iconoclast

Probably somewhere between "too much" and "not...

Probably somewhere between "too much" and "not worth it". Just a guess.
Forum: W212 AMG
10-04-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,471
Posted By iconoclast

if the tesa tape / felt inlet were designed in a...

if the tesa tape / felt inlet were designed in a lab and worked well in testing it certainly failed in real world. my reason being is that even when new they had a poor fitment and after a few...
Forum: W212 AMG
10-04-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 600
Posted By iconoclast

I know Brian since the days of Avalon & Co. Great...

I know Brian since the days of Avalon & Co. Great guy and puts out a great product even after the company was sold which is a tough feat to accomplish.
Agree on why you see many MB with HRE or other...
Forum: W212 AMG
10-03-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 600
Posted By iconoclast

In the past I've had issues with backspacing and...

In the past I've had issues with backspacing and caliper clearance with 3pc wheels which is why I've had to go custom because some just didn't have the offsets or specs to fit. I've found with Audi...
Forum: W212 AMG
10-03-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 600
Posted By iconoclast

Dust shields are easily removed and without them...

Dust shields are easily removed and without them being installed they dissipate heat better. I have done this on many vehicles without issue but the more difficult aspect of the aftermarket wheel...
Forum: W212 AMG
10-03-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 600
Posted By iconoclast

Another option is scouring the classifieds on...

Another option is scouring the classifieds on here or fleabay for take-offs. They come up for sale quite often. I would refrain from browsing CraigsList because more often than not those are stolen...
Forum: W212 AMG
10-03-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 600
Posted By iconoclast

Not hate, I am suggesting the OP not waste money...

Not hate, I am suggesting the OP not waste money on a rep when they fail and he has to replace them it will cost more than just going the proper way to begin with.
Comparing a poorly constructed...
Forum: W212 AMG
10-02-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 600
Posted By iconoclast

Putting reps on this vehicle is like putting on a...

Putting reps on this vehicle is like putting on a clip-on tie with a Brioni tuxedo.
09-27-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,629
Posted By iconoclast

I'll take some photographs tomorrow. What would...

I'll take some photographs tomorrow. What would you like to see?
09-27-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,553
Posted By iconoclast

No one on here disputes that but from the way I...

No one on here disputes that but from the way I understood the question he was asking if there are real numbers to back up any claims. eg: dyno plots or slips to show gains that may or not be there.
Forum: W212 AMG
09-26-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 16,064
Posted By iconoclast

In the past the dealers in my area who are...

In the past the dealers in my area who are authorized RT vendors operated in the same manner as Dinan does with BMW.
They would flag the vehicles and any issues or repairs caused directly by the...
Forum: W212 AMG
09-25-2018, 11:17 PM
Replies: 777
Views: 299,019
Posted By iconoclast

Thank you. Much appreciated.

Thank you. Much appreciated.
Forum: W212 AMG
09-25-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 17,958
Posted By iconoclast

https://image.ibb.co/fimSgp/IMG_20180925_160701_30...

https://image.ibb.co/fimSgp/IMG_20180925_160701_309.jpg
Forum: W212 AMG
09-25-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 777
Views: 299,019
Posted By iconoclast

https://image.ibb.co/fimSgp/IMG_20180925_160701_30...

https://image.ibb.co/fimSgp/IMG_20180925_160701_309.jpg
Forum: W212 AMG
09-25-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,471
Posted By iconoclast

Lightbulb E63 M157 Intake Duct / Inlet Upgrade...

As many of you on here are aware the poorly constructed Tesa Tape tubes that lead into the airbox are a constant issue of unraveling or getting dislodge creating a great deal of heat soaked air to...
Forum: W212 AMG
09-24-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 755
Posted By iconoclast

I'll sell you mine. It has CPO coverage through...

I'll sell you mine. It has CPO coverage through 6/2021 and is priced very well considering the original MSRP of $128k. Every option except Rear Seat Entertainment.
Forum: W212 AMG
09-24-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 755
Posted By iconoclast

This is the short list. Outdated for being a face...

This is the short list. Outdated for being a face lift, the tech is lagging and missing features, no HUD option, eats fuel like crazy for a non amg/63 product, seats are not comfortable, column shift...
Forum: W212 AMG
09-24-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 755
Posted By iconoclast

I've been in a GLS for the three weeks or a month...

I've been in a GLS for the three weeks or a month or so and I hate it. I should've went for the GL63 despite it being even more outdated than the GLS.
If you do not need third-row and it doesn't...
Forum: W212 AMG
09-24-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,373
Posted By iconoclast

Sharing my version of the install using the same...

Sharing my version of the install using the same Spectre Inlet kit (#8741) as mentioned above.
I left more than enough tubing inside to make it a tight pressured fit this way it may avoid the...
Forum: Marketplace
09-23-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By iconoclast

Understood. If anyone on here has any information...

Understood. If anyone on here has any information please contact me so I may purchase these along with E-Code headlights. Thank you.
09-23-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,629
Posted By iconoclast

Dealer installed 2019v11 along with newest...

Dealer installed 2019v11 along with newest firmware for Comand system. "N/C" covered under NU/Warranty.

https://image.ibb.co/hmMj6p/2019v11.jpg
Forum: Marketplace
09-23-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By iconoclast

I have not been able to find any information on...

I have not been able to find any information on installation and the dealer will not touch this installation. If you can provide me with instructions I will gladly purchase these from you.
Forum: W212 AMG
09-19-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By iconoclast

It's no worse than some plain Jane MB products or...

It's no worse than some plain Jane MB products or other Euro automakers but far better than what is being pumped out of Volvo or Tesla at the moment.
Forum: W212 AMG
09-18-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 755
Posted By iconoclast

If you're interested in mine I am willing to...

If you're interested in mine I am willing to discuss. I have sold many of my own personal vehicles across North America and have 100% feedback for over a decade and half.
Original MSRP of $128k. You...
Forum: W212 AMG
09-18-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By iconoclast

They function as designed and marketed. (IIRC)...

They function as designed and marketed. (IIRC) These are advertised as "climatised" front seats w/ heating and ventilation not "air conditioned".
Forum: W212 AMG
09-17-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By iconoclast

I am not in CA but if you're interested in mine I...

I am not in CA but if you're interested in mine I am willing to discuss. I have sold many of my own personal vehicles across North America and have 100% feedback for over a decade and half.
My...
Forum: W212 AMG
09-16-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By iconoclast

what is the thread/pitch and size of the oem...

what is the thread/pitch and size of the oem bolts? if you know that you can shop it around but stay away from cheap ebay bits. they strip easily and ruin hubs.
Forum: W212 AMG
09-12-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By iconoclast

both tail lights should have the rear fog light...

both tail lights should have the rear fog light in addition to the amber rear indicator. i am not sure about MB but on other german marques the EU/ROW tail lights are adaptive and or sequential...
Forum: W212 AMG
09-11-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By iconoclast

I would have to inquire with my friend's shop on...

I would have to inquire with my friend's shop on how to get this going without the EU switch and connections.
Would someone like KufaTec and the like have a PNP harness?
Forum: Marketplace
09-11-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By iconoclast

I am interested. Let's discuss via PM/DM.

I am interested. Let's discuss via PM/DM.
Forum: W212 AMG
09-11-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By iconoclast

I have been contemplating this upgrade as well...

I have been contemplating this upgrade as well but I cannot find someone with access to Xentry or similar systems to code if need be.
I would like to have the EU/ROW tail lights because the one...
Forum: W212 AMG
09-09-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,582
Posted By iconoclast

If I wind up with the Wagon through the Winter...

If I wind up with the Wagon through the Winter then I would probably go with the Pirelli Winter Sottozero.
Forum: W212 AMG
09-09-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 17,958
Posted By iconoclast

The man has good taste and values. He has more...

The man has good taste and values. He has more than enough money to spare but doesn't mind getting his hands dirty on principal. I dig that.
Forum: W212 AMG
09-09-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,582
Posted By iconoclast

Glad to read. Thank you gentlemen.

Glad to read. Thank you gentlemen.
Forum: W212 AMG
09-09-2018, 12:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,582
Posted By iconoclast

Now that you all have a few winters under your...

Now that you all have a few winters under your belt... How has the E63 4matic held up through winter? Does it handle well with dedicated snow tires and wheels? Outside of getting "high centered" from...
Forum: W212 AMG
09-08-2018, 02:03 PM
09-07-2018, 10:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,629
Posted By iconoclast

Review post number six. Either dealer has access...

Review post number six. Either dealer has access to that information and request the print out. If it says your vehicle is valid proceed with free update. If not then decide whether or not it is...
09-07-2018, 01:12 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 55,494
Posted By iconoclast

How much dynamat would one need for all four...

How much dynamat would one need for all four doors?
Forum: W212 AMG
09-07-2018, 12:32 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 17,958
Posted By iconoclast

Any others on here? Let's see some photos.

Any others on here? Let's see some photos.
Forum: W212 AMG
09-06-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 630
Posted By iconoclast

My wife says it's been like that since day one...

My wife says it's been like that since day one but I don't remember. I am noticing it now because I have been adjusting the mirrors to get them perfect and they are on all the time under 18-20mph...
Forum: W212 AMG
09-06-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 630
Posted By iconoclast

I have amber triangles lit up constantly under...

I have amber triangles lit up constantly under 20mph but shut off in reverse or speeds over 20mph. I am having difficulty remembering but was this the way the BSA/BSM worked in the past or is there a...
09-05-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,629
Posted By iconoclast

You should have received a postcard in the mail...

You should have received a postcard in the mail every time a new release was made available.
09-02-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,629
Posted By iconoclast

On my X5M it is at the 1mi scale which is ideal...

On my X5M it is at the 1mi scale which is ideal for my purposes since the pertinent information is in the HUD.
I forgot where the google maps overlay was located on the Q7 but IIRC it too was at the...
Forum: W212 AMG
09-02-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,132
Posted By iconoclast

It has been available everywhere but the US which...

It has been available everywhere but the US which means it is unavailable. We have not had an S4 Avant since the B7 S4. We never had the B5 RS4 Avant, C5 RS6 Avant or any RS Avant for that matter....
Forum: W212 AMG
09-02-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,132
Posted By iconoclast

Rumored to be available in Avant form for 2020......

Rumored to be available in Avant form for 2020... The E63 wagon will now have a proper rival.
Forum: GL63 AMG
08-31-2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,587
Posted By iconoclast

Which way did you go on this?

Which way did you go on this?
08-31-2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By iconoclast

I cannot confirm but I believe they are white. ...

I cannot confirm but I believe they are white.
http://s1.1zoom.me/b5050/971/Mercedes-Benz_Closeup_GL_449404_2560x1600.jpg
...
08-31-2018, 10:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,629
Posted By iconoclast

The original version on my vehicle had the...

The original version on my vehicle had the satellite overlay on the 2mi (zoom out) and I much prefer that view over the illustrated map.
Could you tell me if the satellite image view is back at the...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-31-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 568
Posted By iconoclast

This is a bit more complicated than I initially...

This is a bit more complicated than I initially anticipated. The other option was doing a custom set of wheels through CCW but I would like to explore all possible options on the original/traditional...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-31-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 568
Posted By iconoclast

Tirerack tells me they can't get them and there...

Tirerack tells me they can't get them and there aren't any 19" BBS that will clear the factory CCB set up. 20" might. Is this true?
Forum: W212 AMG
08-31-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 568
Posted By iconoclast

Thanks for the help gentlemen. I appreciate it. I...

Thanks for the help gentlemen. I appreciate it. I have a feeling sourcing these will be an issue.
08-30-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By iconoclast

I was looking for a thread in the archives before...

I was looking for a thread in the archives before creating this thread and could not find anything either. Thank you.

Holy. Aggressive fitment and stance....
08-30-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By iconoclast

S212 & W212 & BBS LM...

Does anyone on here have this set up?
If so any photos and fitment details?
Thanks.

https://f80.bimmerpost.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=1081960&stc=1&d=1409076582
Forum: W212 AMG
08-30-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 568
Posted By iconoclast

S212 / W212 E63 & BBS LM...

Does anyone on here have this set up?
If so any photos and fitment details?
Thanks.

https://f80.bimmerpost.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=1081960&stc=1&d=1409076582
08-28-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,578
Posted By iconoclast

How is the wind noise with the racks? Not when...

How is the wind noise with the racks? Not when loaded but without anything on there.
08-28-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,629
Posted By iconoclast

Congratulations.

Congratulations.
Forum: W212 AMG
08-28-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 628
Posted By iconoclast

General guideline is any spacer over 5mm will...

General guideline is any spacer over 5mm will need extended wheel bolts. Any spacers over 20mm should have a hub converted to wheel studs instead of wheel bolts.
Forum: W212 AMG
08-27-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 628
Posted By iconoclast

Thanks. I am familiar with them. I had their JB4...

Thanks. I am familiar with them. I had their JB4 tune in the past on a few vehicles.
Forum: W212 AMG
08-27-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,925
Posted By iconoclast

Panamera Wagon is an option too unfortunately not...

Panamera Wagon is an option too unfortunately not available "used" yet.
Forum: W212 AMG
08-27-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,373
Posted By iconoclast

My only guess is less heat transfer but it has to...

My only guess is less heat transfer but it has to be negligible considering how hot it is under the hood.
When I place the E63 in the garage after a long trip the residual heat raises the garage...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-27-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 628
Posted By iconoclast

Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: W212 AMG
08-26-2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,026
Posted By iconoclast

A group of us were together today and I was...

A group of us were together today and I was speaking with one of my father's friends. He is a big "American Muscle" car kind of guy and he told me that their preference is all "Water Wetter" w/...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-25-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,373
Posted By iconoclast

Anyone here with access to M/B Parts Catalog? I...

Anyone here with access to M/B Parts Catalog? I am interested in this but can't find the P/N for either side.
Forum: W212 AMG
08-25-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,925
Posted By iconoclast

GIAC on the RS7 should not cause any smog issues.

GIAC on the RS7 should not cause any smog issues.
Forum: W212 AMG
08-25-2018, 08:11 PM
Forum: Marketplace
08-25-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By iconoclast

"invested"

"invested"
Forum: GL63 AMG
08-25-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,402
Posted By iconoclast

Thank you for the input and opinion. If I went...

Thank you for the input and opinion. If I went with a GLS550 I would not tune it or modify it otherwise if I were to I would just go with the GL63 off the bat. What I would or could do with...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-25-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 17,958
Posted By iconoclast

Congratulations. The Wagoneers are an exclusive...

Congratulations. The Wagoneers are an exclusive pack. Glad to see another member join us. Enjoy.
08-25-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,629
Posted By iconoclast

Same here. I have the NTG5S1 unit and dealer just...

Same here. I have the NTG5S1 unit and dealer just updated the other day and gave me the 2018v10 map. Curious why I did not get the 2019 but I will call when I return from vacation after the holiday.
08-24-2018, 11:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,629
Posted By iconoclast

I just had mine completed and I received NTG5S1...

I just had mine completed and I received NTG5S1 2018v10. There is a 2019v11 out?
Forum: W212 AMG
08-24-2018, 11:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 628
Posted By iconoclast

Which longer OEM bolts? Any issues with the...

Which longer OEM bolts?
Any issues with the self-parking features and curbing wheels?
Forum: W212 AMG
08-24-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 628
Posted By iconoclast

Which wheel bolts did you switch to for 10mm...

Which wheel bolts did you switch to for 10mm Front & 15mm Rear?
08-23-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 710
Posted By iconoclast

Thank you for information. I didn't know that the...

Thank you for information. I didn't know that the standard leather was that poor quality. I felt that way about BMW's "Dakota Leather"... To me it felt like vinyl or fake leather and wore like it...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-23-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 17,958
Posted By iconoclast

Thank you.

Thank you.
08-23-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 710
Posted By iconoclast

It has option code 211 "black leather". It does...

It has option code 211 "black leather". It does not have the designo option.
Forum: W212 AMG
08-23-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 17,958
Posted By iconoclast

20% all around.

20% all around.
Forum: GL63 AMG
08-22-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,402
Posted By iconoclast

How come?

How come?
Forum: W212 AMG
08-22-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 17,958
Posted By iconoclast

https://scontent-lga3-1.cdninstagram.com/vp/0a4762...

https://scontent-lga3-1.cdninstagram.com/vp/0a4762214f28d51127f025a9d9d5138b/5C36E95A/t51.2885-15/e35/37169486_240879876743762_8770681087992004608_n.jpg?_nc_eui2=AeHjz3UZ6tE7_bju_Lx8YD7kk0w0hHpZDISZ4x...
Forum: Marketplace
08-22-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 627
Posted By iconoclast

I may have some interest. This is tempting based...

I may have some interest. This is tempting based on the mileage and colorway.
08-22-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 710
Posted By iconoclast

I would not keep either past the factory warranty...

I would not keep either past the factory warranty so CPO has no value to me. I offered to purchase without the CPO and the dealership had no problem with that option.
08-22-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 710
Posted By iconoclast

I did. The GLS550 has and original MSRP of $108k...

I did. The GLS550 has and original MSRP of $108k or thereabouts which comes in pretty well equipped and local driving of both felt very similar but with the major difference was on the highway and at...
08-22-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 710
Posted By iconoclast

the GLS550 has all options including the ACS and...

the GLS550 has all options including the ACS and WSS.
Forum: GL63 AMG
08-22-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,846
Posted By iconoclast

AMG may as well stand for "after-market...

AMG may as well stand for "after-market guarantee" you need a warranty. I would never own any AMG product outside of warranty. A simple set of repairs would easily pay for warranty and then some.
Forum: GL63 AMG
08-22-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 908
Posted By iconoclast

Hahaha... Looks like what they put in elevators...

Hahaha... Looks like what they put in elevators when someone is moving. Huge pass.
Forum: GL63 AMG
08-22-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 770
Posted By iconoclast

I do not have any interest in any Tesla products....

I do not have any interest in any Tesla products. The vehicles are built poorly, overpriced and there may be issues with brand viability. In addition I just do not care for the company management.
I...
Forum: GL63 AMG
08-22-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,402
Posted By iconoclast

GL63 vs. GLS 550...

I have an opportunity to purchase either at the moment. All things being equal in terms of options (GLS has nearly every option possible), colorway and pricing w/ warranty. Which would you opt for?
08-22-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 710
Posted By iconoclast

2016 GL63 vs. 2017 GLS 500...

I have an opportunity to purchase either at the moment. All things being equal in terms of options (GLS has nearly every option possible), colorway and pricing w/ warranty. Which would you opt for?
08-21-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,629
Posted By iconoclast

Run the VMI. If it is valid in the system it will...

Run the VMI. If it is valid in the system it will indicate with the text below. MB/USA will not be able to help you directly. They will simply call your servicing dealer and do the same by looking up...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-21-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,925
Posted By iconoclast

If you're going to throw a variable into the...

If you're going to throw a variable into the equation... My suggestion would be for an S8 rather than S6. So much more car, refinement and is more livable as a daily than an S6. The newer platform is...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-20-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 717
Posted By iconoclast

Congratulations on the new vehicle. I hope it...

Congratulations on the new vehicle. I hope it brings you many miles of smiles.
08-20-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 146
Posted By iconoclast

VMI Service Package: 4-NXXB01 & 4-NXXE03...

When looking at VMI under the Service Packages and Expiration of Warranty is an area with MBrace and other items.
Does anyone on here know what 4-NXXB01 & 4-NXXE03 "Service Packages"?
Forum: W212 AMG
08-20-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 183
Posted By iconoclast

Service Package: 4-NXXB01 & 4-NXXE03...

When looking at VMI under the Service Packages and Expiration of Warranty is an area with MBrace and other items.
Does anyone on here know what 4-NXXB01 & 4-NXXE03 "Service Packages"?
08-19-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 758
Posted By iconoclast

Thank you for confirming. This is my major...

Thank you for confirming. This is my major concern as well. I have more interest in my passengers than the aesthetics of a door pin and without a unlock button or manual way of escaping the vehicle I...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-19-2018, 12:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,548
Posted By iconoclast

life goes on... ...

life goes on...

https://content.internetvideoarchive.com/content/photos/7807/834218_094.jpg
Forum: W212 AMG
08-18-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 630
Posted By iconoclast

Thank you. No issues with connectors or...

Thank you. No issues with connectors or unplugging and plugging in? I was told that is why some recommend removing the housing this way there is better access to the connections for anti-dazzle, heat...
08-18-2018, 05:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 758
Posted By iconoclast

If you're letting out rear passengers and not...

If you're letting out rear passengers and not getting out yourself then I would rather not have to open the front door or press unlock.
My concern is with drop-off at school or camp etc. or worse in...
08-17-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 758
Posted By iconoclast

Child locks are not enabled. They are disabled on...

Child locks are not enabled. They are disabled on both sides. Pulling the door handle from inside with the door locks does nothing. At least on mine.
08-17-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By iconoclast

Thank you for the clarification. I appreciate the...

Thank you for the clarification. I appreciate the help.
08-17-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 758
Posted By iconoclast

The rear doors in mine do not open if you pull...

The rear doors in mine do not open if you pull the handle twice when the door is locked, there is no lock or unlock button either. So if the rear door pin sits flush how does one open the rear door?
Forum: W212 AMG
08-16-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 630
Posted By iconoclast

That is how I have done it in the past with Audi...

That is how I have done it in the past with Audi & BMW but was not sure if MB had the same procedure. Thank you for the help.
Forum: W212 AMG
08-16-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,173
Posted By iconoclast

Thank you for the confirmation and information....

Thank you for the confirmation and information. If someone may confirm that the Sirius/XM app definitely works I would be inclined to pursue this but if not then no SatRad service is a deal breaker.
Forum: W212 AMG
08-16-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 621
Posted By iconoclast

Replied. Thank you!

Replied. Thank you!
08-16-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 135,933
Posted By iconoclast

Any issues with Sirius/XM or Traffic & Weather...

Any issues with Sirius/XM or Traffic & Weather updates? Have they found a solution for MPH displays instead of KM?
Forum: W212 AMG
08-16-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,173
Posted By iconoclast

Any issues with Sirius/XM or Traffic & Weather...

Any issues with Sirius/XM or Traffic & Weather updates? Have they found a solution for MPH displays instead of KM?
08-16-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By iconoclast

EU/ROW Aspherical Blind Spot Mirror Swap W212 / S212...

Doing some research I am getting conflicting information on how to go about this. One says I have to take apart the entire housing another says I can just pry it out with my fingers.
Does anyone on...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-16-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 630
Posted By iconoclast

EU/ROW Aspherical Blind Spot Mirror Swap W212 / S212...

Doing some research I am getting conflicting information on how to go about this. One says I have to take apart the entire housing another says I can just pry it out with my fingers.
Does anyone on...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-16-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 621
Posted By iconoclast

I spoke with ECS and they had no idea and never...

I spoke with ECS and they had no idea and never got back to me. I am looking for this tray below and for it to be compatible with B&O audio. Anyone?...
08-16-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By iconoclast

I am looking for this tray below and for it to be...

I am looking for this tray below and for it to be compatible with B&O audio. Anyone?
https://www.cstatic-images.com/supersized/in/385b8cd05a2e361685361787bab91983.jpg
Forum: W212 AMG
08-13-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,548
Posted By iconoclast

The most common problem you'll find is having...

The most common problem you'll find is having morons in an Altima or Infiniti equivalent with an eBay exhaust trying to race you.
08-13-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 15,597
Posted By iconoclast

I believe the pins for the S212 are a staggered...

I believe the pins for the S212 are a staggered set and would like to order the appropriate parts which would make the pins sit flush with the door card when locked.
Does anyone on here have the P/N...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-12-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 545
Posted By iconoclast

471MECHANICAL LOCKING DIFFERENTIAL

471MECHANICAL LOCKING DIFFERENTIAL
Forum: W212 AMG
08-10-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 545
Posted By iconoclast

Next time the car is on the lift turn one of the...

Next time the car is on the lift turn one of the rear wheels if you turn one wheel clockwise and the other goes counter clockwise it does not have LSD and is an open-diff. The easier way is to run a...
08-10-2018, 12:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,344
Posted By iconoclast

i would like to install e-code/eu spec headlights...

i would like to install e-code/eu spec headlights and curious if this is a DIY or if i should have the pros handle it. does anyone have a link to face lift w/s212 headlight removal instructions?
Forum: W212 AMG
08-08-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 516
Posted By iconoclast

Find the one you want instead of trying to make...

Find the one you want instead of trying to make something you don't want into one.
08-07-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By iconoclast

I will never understand MB and their persnickety...

I will never understand MB and their persnickety methods.
08-06-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By iconoclast

https://image.ibb.co/gNvSiz/Different_Caps_01.jpg...

https://image.ibb.co/gNvSiz/Different_Caps_01.jpg

https://image.ibb.co/jokSiz/Different_Caps_02.jpg
08-06-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By iconoclast

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/8AEAAOSwOkFZihn6/s-...

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/8AEAAOSwOkFZihn6/s-l1600.jpgThese are the ones I purchased:
http://thumbs4.ebaystatic.com/d/l300/pict/173436013155_1.jpg

They do not fit into these:
...
08-06-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By iconoclast

Those caps do not fit into the matte black wheel...

Those caps do not fit into the matte black wheel bolt cover. If you put the OEM cap next to the ones you are referring to you will find it is smaller and not a match.
Forum: W212 AMG
08-06-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By iconoclast

The caps that came with my vehicle are the grey...

The caps that came with my vehicle are the grey ones so the VIN will not help. I would like the matte black versions of the caps I have currently.
08-06-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By iconoclast

P/N Request: Black Raised Cap Matte Finish...

My E63 Wagon came with the grey raised cap but I would like to match it with the cover that goes over the wheel bolts. Does anyone on here have the part number for the matte black raised cap?
...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-06-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By iconoclast

P/N Request: Matte Black Raised Cap...

My vehicle came with the grey raised cap but I would like to match it with the cover that goes over the wheel bolts. Does anyone on here have the part number for the matte black raised cap?
...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-06-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 226
Posted By iconoclast

MB is a very peculiar company in terms of their...

MB is a very peculiar company in terms of their engineering and quirks because of it.
08-05-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 143
Posted By iconoclast

S212 PDC Volume...

The volume in the PDC settings on my E63 is barely audible... Is there a way for us to adjust the volume on the PDC system without a dealer visit?
Forum: W212 AMG
08-05-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 226
Posted By iconoclast

PDC Volume...

The volume in the PDC settings on my E63 is barely audible... Is there a way for us to adjust the volume on the PDC system without a dealer visit?
Forum: W212 AMG
08-05-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 829
Posted By iconoclast

Not someone. The dealership. They're buried in...

Not someone. The dealership. They're buried in that thing so may as well use it since they're going to take a huge loss on it either way.
Forum: W212 AMG
08-05-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 829
Posted By iconoclast

2016-04-08 2017-12-25 (626 days) $79,995 25,400...

2016-04-08 2017-12-25 (626 days) $79,995 25,400 Blue Naugatuck, CT 06770
for sale by dealer

2018-03-03 (Currently listed for 151 days) $79,995 33,200 Blue Naugatuck, CT 06770
for sale by dealer
Forum: W212 AMG
08-04-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,534
Posted By iconoclast

I am curious to know numbers on S212....

I am curious to know numbers on S212. Specifically 2016 but any and all data would be appreciated. If you are not able to get your hands on any information I may try.
Forum: W212 AMG
08-04-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,534
Posted By iconoclast

If you contact MBUSA you may request production...

If you contact MBUSA you may request production numbers for W212 & S212 along with additional details on either or both.
Forum: W212 AMG
08-04-2018, 12:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 989
Posted By iconoclast

You cannot apply paint protection or wraps until...

You cannot apply paint protection or wraps until after 90-120 days after the paint has been applied. There needs to be time for the paint to cure otherwise you're going to have a great deal of issues...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-02-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,493
Posted By iconoclast

I had it on my Dinan S2 X5M. It would only do the...

I had it on my Dinan S2 X5M. It would only do the snap crackle and pop in Sport/Sport+ and only on WOT when you let off.
Very conservative. Very fun. I do not want to pull up to a formal event or...
Forum: W213 AMG
08-01-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 914
Posted By iconoclast

... ... ...

... ... ...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-01-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,493
Posted By iconoclast

Not sure which is more annoying... The tune,...

Not sure which is more annoying... The tune, recessed ECU or the coolant overflow caked up all over the expansion tank?
Forum: W212 AMG
07-30-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 777
Views: 299,019
Posted By iconoclast

https://scontent-iad3-1.cdninstagram.com/vp/cb5ad3...

https://scontent-iad3-1.cdninstagram.com/vp/cb5ad3c60976389eb93538839bd07b6b/5C0F5C5A/t51.2885-15/e35/37169486_240879876743762_8770681087992004608_n.jpg?_nc_eui2=AeF70uGSgCbUJ3k_msRjBLtLzzh4ns4CUnQlis...
Forum: W212 AMG
07-30-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,026
Posted By iconoclast

Sat in essentially stand-still traffic all the...

Sat in essentially stand-still traffic all the way to the Hamptons and the gauge never broke 199F.
Once traffic broke it was under 195 the entire time at 70mph+.
Forum: W212 AMG
07-29-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 829
Posted By iconoclast

$60/65k if it is a sedan not a wagon. Wagon...

$60/65k if it is a sedan not a wagon. Wagon pricing is holding much better but the one in the listing above is way over priced because of its options, history and colorway.


Accident and dealer...
Forum: W212 AMG
07-29-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 829
Posted By iconoclast

If it is the same wagon I think it is then it is...

If it is the same wagon I think it is then it is probably because of the ding on the CarFax stating it has a salvage title / branded title along with the colorway and the asking price. That dealer...
Forum: W212 AMG
07-29-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 777
Views: 299,019
Posted By iconoclast

...

...
Forum: W212 AMG
07-28-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,858
Posted By iconoclast

Came out better than expected and I believe saves...

Came out better than expected and I believe saves you a great deal of money and does not effect your resale value with all that extra paint on the car.
If it were me, I'd leave well enough alone and...
07-28-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 741
Posted By iconoclast

Sat in essentially stand-still traffic all the...

Sat in essentially stand-still traffic all the way to the Hamptons and the gauge never broke 199F.
Once traffic broke it was under 195 the entire time at 70mph+.
07-28-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By iconoclast

I was informed that the reason why that P/N is...

I was informed that the reason why that P/N is invalid is because I have B&O audio package.
Can anyone on here confirm the compatibility or provide me with the appropriate part number for the tray...
07-26-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By iconoclast

I do not have 3rd row. It is an E63 w/ B&O Audio....

I do not have 3rd row. It is an E63 w/ B&O Audio.
Mine did not come with the tray. Not sure if it is because it does not fit with the B&O amplifier or not but my '14 w/ Harmon Kardon had it and I...
Forum: W212 AMG
07-26-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 621
Posted By iconoclast

I didn't think of ECS. I tried the local...

I didn't think of ECS. I tried the local dealership and they said not a valid part number for NAR.
I will contact ECS and see if I may order through them since there aren't any used ones available...
07-25-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By iconoclast

P/N A2128990021 does not seem to be a valid...

P/N A2128990021 does not seem to be a valid number in the US system.
Does anyone know the US P/N for the tray below?
...
Forum: W212 AMG
07-25-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 621
Posted By iconoclast

Stowage Tray P/N A2128990021but it does not seem...

Stowage Tray P/N A2128990021but it does not seem to be a valid number in the US system.
Does anyone know the US P/N for the tray below?
...
Forum: W212 AMG
07-25-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 989
Posted By iconoclast

If you do not point it out at the time of pick-up...

If you do not point it out at the time of pick-up you have no basis for a claim. They will simply say it happened elsewhere. Don't valet park or tip up front.
Forum: W212 AMG
07-25-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 989
Posted By iconoclast

Tip before and after. You'll have the VIP spot...

Tip before and after. You'll have the VIP spot and treatment every time.
Forum: W212 AMG
07-25-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,512
Posted By iconoclast

Agreed. I had them on various vehicles. MB as a...

Agreed. I had them on various vehicles. MB as a whole was simply better back in the day. There was almost a decade of darkness where MB really fell-off and I felt one was simply paying for the badge....
Forum: W212 AMG
07-24-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,026
Posted By iconoclast

Over the weekend I added a full bottle of Diesel...

Over the weekend I added a full bottle of Diesel Water Wetter. Typically the vehicle operates around 195-211F on my morning commute. The past couple of days the temps did not go above 197-199.
I did...
Forum: W212 AMG
07-24-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,512
Posted By iconoclast

I too am interested in the older wheels and was...

I too am interested in the older wheels and was thinking of going with Carlsson again.
Larger wheels with better fitment options and possibly not have the need for spacers.
Forum: W212 AMG
07-23-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,102
Posted By iconoclast

When the W213/S213 debuted the 212 market took a...

When the W213/S213 debuted the 212 market took a serious hit. It's the main reason I got back into one. There was nothing more fun and practical for a Summer car than this for that price.



I...
Forum: W212 AMG
07-23-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,102
Posted By iconoclast

Funny, a person I know sold their X5M for a...

Funny, a person I know sold their X5M for a Raptor. Another sold their LR4 for one... Now you possibly entertaining one after an E63.
Not the typical progression for most people like us but seems...
Forum: W212 AMG
07-22-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,858
Posted By iconoclast

Anything worthwhile does not come easy.

Anything worthwhile does not come easy.
Forum: W212 AMG
07-20-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,013
Posted By iconoclast

Before and After Dyno?

Before and After Dyno?
Forum: W212 AMG
07-20-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,858
Posted By iconoclast

A lil wet sanding may hide that a bit better but...

A lil wet sanding may hide that a bit better but I think it's decent for now. Much less noticeable.
Forum: W212 AMG
07-19-2018, 11:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By iconoclast

Hello fellow RR Ex-Pat... I keep one in the...

Hello fellow RR Ex-Pat... I keep one in the stable the other ready willing and able. Glad to see a Brit-Brother over in these parts.
From what I understand all Mercedes Benz 4matic / AMG-S E63 have...
Forum: W212 AMG
07-18-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,858
Posted By iconoclast

Your out of pocket is not his out of pocket. That...

Your out of pocket is not his out of pocket. That was the point I was making. Most people would be in the $1500 area for that kind of work from a quality shop that knows what they are doing.
At the...
Forum: W212 AMG
07-18-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By iconoclast

A000 766 02 28 A000 766 03 28 ...

A000 766 02 28
A000 766 03 28

https://www.scribd.com/document/384084975/Retrofit-AMG-Retainer-Button
Forum: W212 AMG
07-17-2018, 11:59 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,858
Posted By iconoclast

What good is it posting "insider" pricing? Most...

What good is it posting "insider" pricing? Most people on here do not have a connection that will do work for free or a discounted rate especially the OP who made it clear from jump street.
Either...
07-17-2018, 11:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 758
Posted By iconoclast

A000 766 02 28 A000 766 03 28 ...

A000 766 02 28
A000 766 03 28

https://www.scribd.com/document/384084975/Retrofit-AMG-Retainer-Button
Forum: W212 AMG
07-17-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,026
Posted By iconoclast

Gotcha. Thanks for the clarification. Looks...

Gotcha. Thanks for the clarification.
Looks like I'll be adding a bottle this weekend.
Forum: W212 AMG
07-16-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,026
Posted By iconoclast

I suffer from the same automotive affliction...

I suffer from the same automotive affliction however I have yet to buy into the water wetter hype.



I dont know if anything has changed or if new videos were uploaded but I saw several youtube...
Forum: W212 AMG
07-16-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,026
Posted By iconoclast

Is Water Wetter going to deter any of that? Not...

Is Water Wetter going to deter any of that? Not sure what one has to do with the other.
I know guys who use this stuff in motorcycles or heavily modified vehicles on the track but for daily use I...
Forum: W212 AMG
07-15-2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,173
Posted By iconoclast

Anyone purchase and install yet? Curious to see...

Anyone purchase and install yet?
Curious to see reviews from individuals who have this in IRL.
Forum: W212 AMG
07-15-2018, 11:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,858
Posted By iconoclast

They'll charge you for the material, time and...

They'll charge you for the material, time and cleaning of the gun for the swatches but worth every penny if you're going to stare at the car and regret the paint you didn't choose.
07-15-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By iconoclast

S212 Cargo Tray...

For those of you have a wagon I am curious to know if you have a spare cargo tray that you would like to part with before I purchase from the dealer.
(Referring to the plastic tray which shrouds the...
Forum: W212 AMG
07-15-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,858
Posted By iconoclast

A cash job is easily three times more than...

A cash job is easily three times more than that... I don't know where you are located but you can't even get a bumper painted for five hundred around here let alone a proper paint & blend on a...
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