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02-07-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,598
Posted By AkaSigFreak

They replaced my trim but it took some...

They replaced my trim but it took some convincing. They replaced the dash and front doors, but did not touch the center console or back doors. I showed them how much of a difference there is between...
01-17-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 443
Posted By AkaSigFreak

I have been pleased with the subtle improvement...

I have been pleased with the subtle improvement in bass response from the JL Audio Powered Subwoofer I installed. It is almost invisible in the trunk and the amount of fill is sufficient without...
01-10-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 443
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Most fans on amps are regulated by thermal...

Most fans on amps are regulated by thermal sensors. Run the system at moderate/high volumes for a while and check it again.
12-26-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 643
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Any pics of the different colors?

Any pics of the different colors?
12-21-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 956
Posted By AkaSigFreak

This was my attempt back in 2013 with the Lamin-x...

This was my attempt back in 2013 with the Lamin-x Film.
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1024x768/photo1_zpsfb98aded_f66eabdb6852d167a37579c67df80360139f3ab7.jpg
12-21-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 956
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Not too bad https://youtu.be/uS19lJuSlSg

Not too bad

https://youtu.be/uS19lJuSlSg
12-20-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 956
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Your skills definitely exceed mine- I was excited...

Your skills definitely exceed mine- I was excited a few years ago when I put Red Lamin-x Film on my KeylessGo Button. The current cover was a huge upgrade for me and I'd love to see what you've come...
12-17-2018, 05:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,150
Posted By AkaSigFreak

'16 has Folding Mirrors- '14/'15 do not.

'16 has Folding Mirrors- '14/'15 do not.
12-15-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 956
Posted By AkaSigFreak

OK- you guys are too damn smart. It is one of the...

OK- you guys are too damn smart. It is one of the overlays from Amazon/eBay. The trick is to find the ones that dont have additional text on them. It is not a simple sticker but a hard cover...
12-15-2018, 01:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By AkaSigFreak

The only thing I found on the E400L is that it...

The only thing I found on the E400L is that it was a Hybrid Sedan (Not Estate/Wagon) available in China. It is very easy to remove the L if you don't like it.
...
12-14-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 956
Posted By AkaSigFreak

I definitely didn't pay $200 but I hope it looks...

I definitely didn't pay $200 but I hope it looks that good.
12-14-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 956
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Carbon Fiber KeylessGo Button

Well, technically Red Texalium but I thought it was a nice little touch of color in my Black Interior.

...
12-12-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 729
Posted By AkaSigFreak

I was quoted $174 including Update and Labor.

I was quoted $174 including Update and Labor.
12-11-2018, 09:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 630
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Well...The SA was partially correct. Like...

Well...The SA was partially correct. Like cetialpha5 stated above- I was most likely pressing the Lock button twice which would deactivate the KeylessGO 'Unlock By Touch' option. My habit at bedtime...
12-10-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 630
Posted By AkaSigFreak

This is the info I received from my Service...

This is the info I received from my Service Advisor today: "I will give you an update as to what we find. I do know that if you are locking the car with the key fob, it disables the keyless entry...
12-09-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 630
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Konigstiger- Thanks for the info. I read the...

Konigstiger- Thanks for the info. I read the bulletins but it appears my issue is not consistent with those symptoms.
12-09-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 630
Posted By AkaSigFreak

I have had similar issues with my 2014 E350. It...

I have had similar issues with my 2014 E350. It happens a few times a week and only in the morning after the car has been sitting. They replaced batteries 4 or 5 times and eventually replaced one of...
12-02-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By AkaSigFreak

I have had free service on my current car, but...

I have had free service on my current car, but that price sounds about right. My dealership goes above and beyond in regards to a loaner. They are almost an hour away and will send 'drive service' to...
12-01-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 269
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Installed Powered Subwoofer

I finally installed the JL Audio powered subwoofer. The Power and Ground were extremely easy to run and once I determined the Pre-Amp Subwoofer Output from the amp- everything fell into place. The...
12-01-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Are your back seats secure/latched? My message...

Are your back seats secure/latched? My message shows up in the large display cluster when my back seats are returned to upright position but not latched.
11-25-2018, 10:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,064
Posted By AkaSigFreak

I checked my Spam folders-nothing. I tried to...

I checked my Spam folders-nothing. I tried to resubmit without the VIN and it stated the offer has already been sent to my email address and I can contact customer service.
11-25-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,064
Posted By AkaSigFreak

How long does it take to receive the coupon? I...

How long does it take to receive the coupon? I submitted the request for my 2014 E350 and 2015 ML350 over a week ago and haven't received a coupon.
11-25-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 242
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Subwoofer/AMP Install

I had plans to install a new JL Audio Power PowerWedge+ in my 2014 E350. I ordered the subwoofer, amp install kit, and the remote knob. I reviewed all of the posts in this forum pertaining to amp...
11-23-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Disconnecting Negative Battery Terminal

I will be installing a powered subwoofer in my 2014 E350 and I will need to disconnect the Negative Battery Terminal at the trunk battery. Will this cause any problems or require for anything to be...
11-18-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By AkaSigFreak

WOW! That looks almost factory. I wanted a...

WOW! That looks almost factory. I wanted a subwoofer I could easily remove and didn't want anything requiring that much modification. In the past, when I was healthier, I would have climbed in the...
11-17-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Upgrading to JL Audio Subwoofer

I usually install audio systems in all of my vehicles, but I have not in any of my Mercedes. I did install an Infinity BassLink in my '08 C300 and it was not very impressive. So, after having this...
11-17-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Where are you located? What color is your...

Where are you located? What color is your vehicle? I might have some to match Palladium I can send you.
11-16-2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By AkaSigFreak

On my 2008 C300 and 2013 C-Coupe I tinted with...

On my 2008 C300 and 2013 C-Coupe I tinted with Lamin-x and then wrapped with 3M 1080 Vinyl. The Vinyl was cool because it was color matched to the body, but still allowed the amber light to show thru.
11-15-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,660
Posted By AkaSigFreak

I don't mind the opening- it's the closing that...

I don't mind the opening- it's the closing that got me.
11-10-2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By AkaSigFreak

I have LLumar CTX "Dark" on all side/rear windows...

I have LLumar CTX "Dark" on all side/rear windows and Air80 on the Windshield and Sunroof. I also leave my rear sunshade up at all times. Even in the ridiculous Florida heat- my interior temps are...
11-10-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Faded Burlwood Trim Replaced

After reading the posts about members attempting to get their faded trim replaced- I gave it a try. I contacted my Service Advisor and he requested pictures. He received approval for the replacement...
09-02-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 734
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Wow! I don't know how I missed that. Thank you...

Wow! I don't know how I missed that. Thank you for the incredibly generous offer.
09-01-2018, 12:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 810
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Did you already purchase a dashcam? Have you seen...

Did you already purchase a dashcam? Have you seen this?

https://mbworld.org/forums/e-class-w212/666887-aerowerkz-integrated-dash-camera-2014-2016-w212-e-class.html
...
08-27-2018, 06:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Joined! Look forward to meeting some fellow...

Joined! Look forward to meeting some fellow enthusiasts!
Thanks
Eric
08-27-2018, 05:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By AkaSigFreak

I'm close to the airport. I usually attend the...

I'm close to the airport. I usually attend the Cars & Coffees events in Lake Nona or Winter Park.
08-27-2018, 05:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 490
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Thanks! Requested for mine and the wifey's. Her...

Thanks! Requested for mine and the wifey's. Her Service Reminder just popped up!
08-27-2018, 05:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By AkaSigFreak

East Coast of Florida covers a lot of distance-...

East Coast of Florida covers a lot of distance- Where exactly are you located or plan on having get-togethers?
08-24-2018, 11:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 734
Posted By AkaSigFreak

I have a set of the Black Laurels I bought from...

I have a set of the Black Laurels I bought from ebay and they do not fit. The metal sits on the outside of the base and prevents them from being completely flush. I had the OEM Black Laurels on my...
08-18-2018, 11:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 734
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Center caps 'bubbling'?

I was detailing my 2014 E350 and wife's 2015 ML350 and noticed the center caps on both vehicles were bubbled around the edges. As far as I know- harsh chemicals have not been used to clean the wheels...
08-18-2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 683
Posted By AkaSigFreak

I had a 2008 C300 (3.0 V6), a 2013 C250 (1.8 4Cyl...

I had a 2008 C300 (3.0 V6), a 2013 C250 (1.8 4Cyl Turbo) and a 2014 E350 (3.5 V6). The E-Class definitely has a smoother ride, but it is limited as far as aftermarket accessories/customizing. If you...
08-04-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 666
Posted By AkaSigFreak

I don't know of any manufacturer that would...

I don't know of any manufacturer that would recommend installing a front lip with tape. Drilling is required due to the amount of air resistance and impacts it will need to endure. You might be able...
07-09-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 719
Posted By AkaSigFreak

I have had one for years and I do use it when...

I have had one for years and I do use it when it's appropriate. If I look at my car and see tree sap and bird droppings all over it- I don't use it. I guess common sense needs to be included in the...
07-05-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Try pressing and holding the audio power button...

Try pressing and holding the audio power button for at least 15 seconds.
04-15-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Did you try a Hard Reboot? Press and Hold the...

Did you try a Hard Reboot? Press and Hold the Power Button for 10 Seconds until the Unit Restarts. Always worth a try.
04-08-2018, 12:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By AkaSigFreak

I don't think I have the same problem. My Reverse...

I don't think I have the same problem. My Reverse Lights and Tag Lights are extremely bright white LEDs and not halogens. The same as on my wife's ML. I was actually impressed with how bright they...
03-30-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 437
Posted By AkaSigFreak

This is who I used and it is absolutely flawless....

This is who I used and it is absolutely flawless.

http://www.bimmerguru.com/mb
03-25-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,195
Posted By AkaSigFreak

$1860 plus shipping....

$1860 plus shipping....
03-23-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,208
Posted By AkaSigFreak

They refinished all 4 of my rims before I...

They refinished all 4 of my rims before I accepted the vehicle and they are absolutely flawless. They were so good I thought they replaced them.
03-21-2018, 05:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,195
Posted By AkaSigFreak

^^^^^ Well, Damn! That's the carbon fiber cover...

^^^^^ Well, Damn!
That's the carbon fiber cover I want for the front lip- Very Nice! Are your side skirts vinyl or the AMG Insert?
Do you ever go the any of the Cars & Coffees in the Orlando area?
03-20-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,195
Posted By AkaSigFreak

The Illuminated Star is very nice but pricey. Are...

The Illuminated Star is very nice but pricey. Are you looking at headlight or taillight tints? Unless you are having them sprayed- the rears have some very odd angles. I was going to tint the fronts...
03-20-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,195
Posted By AkaSigFreak

First of all- Thank You for Your Service! Welcome...

First of all- Thank You for Your Service! Welcome Home!
Did you get it from Fields Motorcars? That's where I've purchased my last 4 Mercedes from. I'm a firm believer in 'Stock Sucks!' and I can...
02-04-2018, 10:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,088
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Damn! Who parked the Jeep that close to the GT?...

Damn! Who parked the Jeep that close to the GT? Oh Hell No!
01-27-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,177
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Distronic

Distronic
01-06-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,141
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Front rotors are around $100 each and the set of...

Front rotors are around $100 each and the set of pads is around $70 for OEM parts if you order online. I have been told the brakes on the Mercedes are extremely easy to work on. It's sad that MB...
01-02-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 483
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Easy there, KEY! I obviously referenced/named...

Easy there, KEY!
I obviously referenced/named the option/feature incorrectly. I was referring to the Side Mirror Puddle lights and they were not illuminating when I Unlocked the vehicle with he key...
01-01-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 483
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Approach Lighting on 2014 E350

I noticed last night that my car doesn't illuminate when I approach it. I thought it did it in the past like all my other Mercedes I have owned. I checked all of the convenience/lighting settings and...
12-18-2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Posted By AkaSigFreak

I looked at the diagrams and it looks like it is...

I looked at the diagrams and it looks like it is part of the seat back. The vent doesn't look like it is available separately.
12-17-2017, 09:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 568
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Hope your wife is OK. The same happened to me...

Hope your wife is OK.
The same happened to me on multiple occasions. I notified my dealership and they had to replace the sensor in the bumper. I showed them the pictures of the lump on my head and...
12-08-2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,229
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Final result- They applied the treatment to all...

Final result- They applied the treatment to all exterior surfaces and interior. The car looks like new and shines better. They also agreed that the tire should have been replaced and offered me a...
12-06-2017, 10:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,229
Posted By AkaSigFreak

OK...So I'm over the tire issue. Not one person...

OK...So I'm over the tire issue. Not one person has responded to the issue of them failing to put oil back into the engine during the CPO process, or them not applying the $1200 Exterior and Interior...
12-06-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,229
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Thanks for the Coupon link. I will give that a...

Thanks for the Coupon link. I will give that a try.
12-06-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,229
Posted By AkaSigFreak

It does not require them to be new but I believe...

It does not require them to be new but I believe he said they must be at least 5/32 tread. Mine was 6/32 at the time of the CPO and the other was below 5/32 so it was replaced. Considering how rear...
12-06-2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,229
Posted By AkaSigFreak

I received a call from the dealership. They...

I received a call from the dealership. They agreed that the Cilajet was never applied and stated they were going to apply the treatments now. They were also asking about the tire and stated they...
12-06-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,229
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Thank You for stating the obvious but ignoring...

Thank You for stating the obvious but ignoring the true issue. I understand I purchased a "used" car, but I paid a premium to purchase a CPO'd Mercedes-Benz. It's not because I'm cheap-it's because I...
12-06-2017, 06:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,229
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Disappointed with CPO

I purchased a CPO 2014 E-350 with 22,000 miles back in December of 2016. I had to make them fix all 4 wheels due to curb rash and had a few other issues. Now, my B-Service was due (Free Maintenance)....
07-29-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 481
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Lamin-x is the film I have used in the past. It...

Lamin-x is the film I have used in the past. It is available in different thicknesses and is extremely durable.

http://www.lamin-x.com/E-Class-Sedan-14-Clear-Headlight-Covers-p/mb047cl.htm
07-25-2017, 10:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,213
Posted By AkaSigFreak

(a) I have never heard of tint voiding a warranty...

(a) I have never heard of tint voiding a warranty
(b) The Llumar AirBlu 80 is almost completely clear, is specifically designed for windshields, and does not "cause scattering on night time driving"...
06-27-2017, 10:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 771
Posted By AkaSigFreak

I would definitely go with the ML 100%. I had a...

I would definitely go with the ML 100%. I had a 2017 GLC for a loaner and I couldn't wait to give it back. The newer styles (C300,GLA and GLC) all feel very small inside to me. I also do not like the...
06-25-2017, 10:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,658
Posted By AkaSigFreak

I had Gray MBTex in my 2008 C300 and it was...

I had Gray MBTex in my 2008 C300 and it was great. Had Black MBTex/Alcanatara on my 2013 C250 AMG Sport+ and had some issues where the two materials met. I have Black MBTex on my 2014 E350 and it is...
06-08-2017, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By AkaSigFreak

I got Real Mercedes-Benz Wreath Caps from the...

I got Real Mercedes-Benz Wreath Caps from the dealership and put them on the E-Class and the ML. They look great.
06-04-2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 503
Posted By AkaSigFreak

It sounds crazy (I still don't believe it 100%),...

It sounds crazy (I still don't believe it 100%), but my SA told me to only use Panasonic Batteries. I told him I bought the expensive Energizers and Duracells, so why were they "dying" so quickly? I...
06-02-2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,307
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Great video! I had one of me driving a GL550 in...

Great video! I had one of me driving a GL550 in the mountains by West Point in NY. You could hear the turbos spooling and blowing off.
No clock on the dash?
05-30-2017, 05:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Sorry, but most members her are M-Class (ML)...

Sorry, but most members her are M-Class (ML) Owners. You might want to try the CL Sub-Forum.
05-28-2017, 11:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 851
Posted By AkaSigFreak

It is the lightning cable causing the issue. I...

It is the lightning cable causing the issue. I pulled the OEM 30pin out of my E-Class and it worked fine. The Videos showed in the menu.
05-27-2017, 11:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,775
Posted By AkaSigFreak

I had a Diamond Silver C250 Coupe with the AMG...

I had a Diamond Silver C250 Coupe with the AMG SPORT+ package and it came with 19"Black/Silver AMG rims- it looked AMAZING!. ...
05-25-2017, 09:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,213
Posted By AkaSigFreak

I had CTX35 (35%) on the fronts of the other...

I had CTX35 (35%) on the fronts of the other ML350 we had and it looked good but was a little too light compared to the back windows.
05-25-2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 851
Posted By AkaSigFreak

My 2014 ML350 had the 30pin iPod cable and the...

My 2014 ML350 had the 30pin iPod cable and the Videos showed up under the Playlists. I don't even see that category on the 2015 ML350 Command. There is a Video option at the top of the screen, but it...
05-25-2017, 08:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,283
Posted By AkaSigFreak

I was a click away from the RED CF...

I was a click away from the RED CF version...until my wife saw the price.
05-25-2017, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 198
Posted By AkaSigFreak

You might want to post this in the CLK subforum....

You might want to post this in the CLK subforum. Most are ML owners here.
05-24-2017, 10:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 851
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Playing videos in 2015 ML350

My 2014 ML350 and my 2014 E350 were both capable of playing videos from my 256gb iPod. The CPO 2015 ML with the "new" Command will not play videos except for DVDs. Has anyone had any success playing...
05-24-2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,283
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Not $130...but close. ...

Not $130...but close.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/RED-Carbon-Fiber-Engine-Start-Stop-Button-MERCEDES-BENZ-AMG-models-C63-E63-CLS63-/201925913250?hash=item2f03b8eaa2:g:PDMAAOSwrhBZGxcr&vxp=mtr
...
05-24-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,283
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Thanks for the feedback. Maybe I'll try leaving...

Thanks for the feedback. Maybe I'll try leaving the letters color filled instead.
05-24-2017, 06:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,283
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Lots of views but not many responses. By the...

Lots of views but not many responses. By the responses received- I'd say it doesn't look good. Oh well!
05-23-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,283
Posted By AkaSigFreak

It is removable. The last one I did was a red...

It is removable. The last one I did was a red film and I think it looked better. This time, I was having issues cutting the circles.
05-23-2017, 06:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,283
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Maybe?! Depends on how you think it looks.

Maybe?! Depends on how you think it looks.
05-22-2017, 11:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,283
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Brushed Red Keyless Go Button

I have been playing around with a Brushed Red Keyless Go Button.
I think the Red Carbon Fiber version is too much with the Burlwood Trim so I thought this would be just enough.
(Definitely, need to...
05-21-2017, 10:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,014
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Looks really nice! Is it Real Carbon Fiber or...

Looks really nice! Is it Real Carbon Fiber or Vinyl? Do you mind sharing how much?
05-20-2017, 04:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,213
Posted By AkaSigFreak

It's Llumar CTX15 so it's supposed to allow 15%...

It's Llumar CTX15 so it's supposed to allow 15% light to pass through. The backs are the factory tint so I'm not sure what the percentage is but it's a very good match.
05-19-2017, 06:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,213
Posted By AkaSigFreak

It's really not that dark. It looks mutch darker...

It's really not that dark. It looks mutch darker in the pictures. My wife drives this most of the time so it couldn't be ridiculously dark. It's 15% Ceramic on the light interior so if you open the...
05-18-2017, 11:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,612
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Thanks. How do you access the SD card? Any...

Thanks. How do you access the SD card?
Any discount if I buy 2? One for my ML and one for my E-Class?
05-18-2017, 01:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,213
Posted By AkaSigFreak

The windshield is Llumar Air80 and is actually...

The windshield is Llumar Air80 and is actually very light. It looks really dark in the pictures. I asked him about the sunroof and he said since it is a white vehicle with light gray interior- it...
05-17-2017, 10:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Did you use the 3M 1080 Scotchprint Bushed Metal...

Did you use the 3M 1080 Scotchprint Bushed Metal vinyl? Looks Great!
05-17-2017, 08:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,612
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Looks nice! Do you offer this for a 2014 E350 too?

Looks nice! Do you offer this for a 2014 E350 too?
05-17-2017, 08:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,213
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Llumar Ceramic Tint and Air80 Windshield

I had my wife's ML tinted by one the top tinters in the United States. He did the Llumar Ceramic CTX15 on the front windows and Air80 on the windshield. It looks absolutely amazing.
...
05-15-2017, 10:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Yes- it has the Lighting Package.

Yes- it has the Lighting Package.
05-15-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By AkaSigFreak

It's a 2015. I think the white looked great, but...

It's a 2015. I think the white looked great, but I always need to be different. I have 2 friends with Polar White ML/GLEs so I needed to stand out.
05-15-2017, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By AkaSigFreak

The yellow is still extremely bright- the...

The yellow is still extremely bright- the pictures don't do them justice. They actually stand out more than the white.
05-15-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,461
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Have you checked the battery in the keyfob? It...

Have you checked the battery in the keyfob? It might need to be replaced. Do you have Keyless Go? If you do- it doesn't matter which side of the car you are facing. If you don't have Keyless Go- you...
05-14-2017, 11:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 452
Posted By AkaSigFreak

PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Miscellaneous
05-14-2017, 11:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,081
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Are you selling items separately? How much for...

Are you selling items separately? How much for the Airpump?
05-14-2017, 06:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,461
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Jeff, You are certainly welcome! TheFisch-...

Jeff, You are certainly welcome!

TheFisch- As far as the Command "rebooting" when you start your engine- that is not entirely correct. If you have ever pressed the ON button without the vehicle...
05-14-2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By AkaSigFreak

RWD, Leather W/Anthracite Poplar Trim, Ventilated...

RWD, Leather W/Anthracite Poplar Trim, Ventilated Seats, Harmon Kardon Audio, P1, Keyless Go, Lane Keeping Assist, Blind Spot Assist, Bi-Xenon Lighting Package, Interior Lighting Package, Illuminate...
05-14-2017, 12:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Yellow Lamin-x Foglight Films

I installed the Yellow Lamin-X Foglight Films. I always have yellow foglights on all of my vehicles- it drives me crazy that my E350 doesn't have fog/running lights.

...
05-14-2017, 12:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,461
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Press the POWER button and hold it for 8-10...

Press the POWER button and hold it for 8-10 seconds. See if it will reboot.
05-13-2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By AkaSigFreak

1. The roll-up cover is Anthracite Wood like the...

1. The roll-up cover is Anthracite Wood like the dash and doors. It does look much better than the plastic version.

2. Do you plan on "visiting me" to find out? Hint- Not Recommended.
...
05-13-2017, 06:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By AkaSigFreak

It is actually Gray/Dark Gray interior. The ML...

It is actually Gray/Dark Gray interior. The ML that was totaled had the Almond Beige interior. It might sound odd, but it always looked gloomy and depressing.

It will be even cooler when I get the...
05-11-2017, 09:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By AkaSigFreak

The Darker Grey has a different tone to it and...

The Darker Grey has a different tone to it and looks very rich- It's almost a dark Taupe color. I was unable to locate a CPO ML in our area with the Sports Package- I agree the steering does feel a...
05-11-2017, 09:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 23,392
Posted By AkaSigFreak

I figured it out. The quick way for the changes...

I figured it out. The quick way for the changes to take effect is to press and hold the "ON" button for 8-10 seconds. The Command Unit will reboot similar to a PC or iPhone. This was much easier than...
05-11-2017, 06:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By AkaSigFreak

New to US CPO 2015 ML350

Picked this up the other day to replace the 2014 ML that was totaled last month. I'm not sure why, but the 2015 drives much better than the 2014 we had. The 2014 steering felt loose to me and did not...
05-10-2017, 10:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 23,392
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Found the Clock options but they will not take. ...

Found the Clock options but they will not take. I even tried restarting the system. Any suggestions?
05-10-2017, 05:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 988
Posted By AkaSigFreak

That's what I was hoping. I pulled and reinserted...

That's what I was hoping. I pulled and reinserted the dipstick probably 10 times thinking I was reading it wrong.
05-09-2017, 11:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 988
Posted By AkaSigFreak

The car has 27K miles. The small drop on the...

The car has 27K miles. The small drop on the papertowel was from the dipstick.
05-09-2017, 11:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 988
Posted By AkaSigFreak

This is exactly what they did and what I am...

This is exactly what they did and what I am doing. I'm ashamed to admit I have not checked the oil until I received the message. They way the SA made it sound- it was not topped off properly during...
05-08-2017, 09:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 988
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Check Oil Message- Long Story

I purchased the car as a CPO back in December 2016. Yesterday, I was about an hour away from my house, when I got a Warning Message.
I stopped at a gas station, let the car sit a few minutes, and...
05-06-2017, 09:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Loaded E350Lux or Loaded ML350?

If both vehicles are equally equipped- which would you choose and why?
The E350 is Diamond White over Black Ventilated Leather and the ML350 is Polar White over Dark Grey Ventilated Leather.
05-05-2017, 05:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 308
Posted By AkaSigFreak

E350 Lux or ML350 Sport?

We are searching for a replacement for my wife's 2014 ML350 that was totaled last month. For some reason, CPO ML's are scarce in Central Florida. I did a MBUSA search and between all the dealerships,...
05-03-2017, 08:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,196
Posted By AkaSigFreak

What kind of Cookies? Great- now I want Cookies.

What kind of Cookies? Great- now I want Cookies.
04-30-2017, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By AkaSigFreak

I thought I heard that the Battery automatically...

I thought I heard that the Battery automatically disconnects during an accident. When I had my head on collision in my old 2008 C300 they couldn't start my car either.
04-24-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,252
Posted By AkaSigFreak

You need a Left and Right. Total was $53 and they...

You need a Left and Right. Total was $53 and they are Real Brushed Aluminum - not the silver plastic OEM pieces.
...
04-24-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,252
Posted By AkaSigFreak

No problem. Note where the clips are and where...

No problem. Note where the clips are and where the tab inserts into the trim. Also, be careful when prying the trim. It appears to be soft and easily dinged.
04-24-2017, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 289
Posted By AkaSigFreak

I have used this with great results. ...

I have used this with great results.


https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/500x500/80-dg_0451_500x500_73e25975228ec6c797345680f03511b6d0f0c5d7.jpg
04-24-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,252
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Start on the end close to the dash. When you get...

Start on the end close to the dash. When you get the front clips undone- there is a tab at the back close to the flip-up doors. You need to GENTLY slide the trim forward and up at the same time....
04-21-2017, 09:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,042
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Try pages 212-216. I do not have that Option so I...

Try pages 212-216. I do not have that Option so I am not that familiar with it.
04-19-2017, 11:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,042
Posted By AkaSigFreak

It is on page 235 in the Owners Manual. ...

It is on page 235 in the Owners Manual.

Switching on Active Lane Keeping Assist
Switch on Active Lane Keeping Assist using the on-board computer; to do so, select Standard or Adaptive(> page...
04-18-2017, 09:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 753
Posted By AkaSigFreak

I had a spot on the steering wheel on the CPO...

I had a spot on the steering wheel on the CPO ML350 we got- the dealership had a guy who does touch-up work for them. I couldn't tell where the spot was when he was done. I don't know what it is...
04-16-2017, 07:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,067
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Thanks. I am in Central Florida. The only...

Thanks. I am in Central Florida. The only pre-owned Mercedes I will buy is a CPO.
04-16-2017, 04:39 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,285
Posted By AkaSigFreak

I like Option#2 and #5. Congratulations on the...

I like Option#2 and #5.
Congratulations on the new car.
04-13-2017, 07:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 630
Posted By AkaSigFreak

The models with the "Chirp" would have a...

The models with the "Chirp" would have a dedicated, separate horn to create that tone. The "Honk" models use a single horn to produce the audible lock and Honk.
04-12-2017, 09:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,067
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Thanks. I have been searching the close by...

Thanks. I have been searching the close by dealerships through the MB USA CPO inventory Search. I need to know the "Fair Market Value" of our vehicle, and it is a great resource. The vehicles...
04-12-2017, 09:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 630
Posted By AkaSigFreak

My 2008 C300 had the "Euro Chirp". My 2013 C250...

My 2008 C300 had the "Euro Chirp". My 2013 C250 Coupe, 2014 E350 and 2014 ML350 have the obnoxious Honk. I really miss the Chirp too. You can turn off the "Acoustic Lock" option, but I haven't found...
04-12-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,067
Posted By AkaSigFreak

I need it to be a CPO in the Central Florida...

I need it to be a CPO in the Central Florida area. I don't have the time to travel or have it shipped.
04-11-2017, 07:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,067
Posted By AkaSigFreak

I got an incredible deal on the vehicle as a CPO...

I got an incredible deal on the vehicle as a CPO 2014 with 40K miles. The Fair Market Value they will payout to me is almost $10K more than I paid for it. The only problem is finding a local vehicle...
04-11-2017, 04:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,067
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Well...State Farm completed the first estimate at...

Well...State Farm completed the first estimate at $15,000. Upon review of the estimate, I noticed numerous "recycled" parts coming from a salvage yard, extensive repair of body panels and the absence...
04-06-2017, 01:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 845
Posted By AkaSigFreak

I have been thinking about these for a while. The...

I have been thinking about these for a while. The 2017 C300 loaner had them and I couldn't decide if they were "too much". I'm liking them more and more.
04-02-2017, 08:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,067
Posted By AkaSigFreak

I'm torn right now. I want them to total it due...

I'm torn right now. I want them to total it due to the damage on a New-To-Us CPO. But I got such an incredible deal on it I won't be able to replace it for what I paid. I'll be adding almost 10K to...
04-01-2017, 07:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,067
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Rear Ended by Honda Element

My wife was driving the ML and was rear-ended/side-swiped by a Honda Element. The damage is bad, but would have been much worse if the ML wasn't such a well-built vehicle. The 19-year-old girl was...
03-30-2017, 11:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 644
Posted By AkaSigFreak

If you have the Designo Porcelain interior it is...

If you have the Designo Porcelain interior it is Real Leather. The biggest issue is usually dye transfer from denim. I use Zaino Z-9 Leather Cleaner and Z-10 Leather in a Bottle. They are a little...
03-30-2017, 11:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Re-syncing is usually the first step in trying to...

Re-syncing is usually the first step in trying to resolve window/sunroof issues. It is simple and quick and works most of the time. If it doesn't help- then the problem might be more serious. If you...
03-30-2017, 10:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By AkaSigFreak

http://www.mercedesmedic.com/synchronize-windows-s...

http://www.mercedesmedic.com/synchronize-windows-sunroof-mercedes-benz/
03-26-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Welcome! Very nice! I know what you mean about...

Welcome! Very nice!
I know what you mean about the weather. It was 82, Sunny and 10-15mph breeze today. It's a pain to have to open sunroof and then close it when we park.
03-24-2017, 11:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,660
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Let me clarify- My Back Injury was not the result...

Let me clarify- My Back Injury was not the result of the Trunk closing.
03-24-2017, 10:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,660
Posted By AkaSigFreak

There have been times when my hands are full and...

There have been times when my hands are full and sweeping the foot has been tricky but more convenient than reaching up for the button. I prefer the set up on my ML350- you can open and close the...
03-24-2017, 08:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,660
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Yes. The trunk opens and closes when you sweep...

Yes. The trunk opens and closes when you sweep you leg across the sensor.
03-24-2017, 07:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,660
Posted By AkaSigFreak

I don't think it's funny. I got hit by mine the...

I don't think it's funny. I got hit by mine the other day. The motor is very strong and it did take some effort to stop it. I was surprised at how much resistance it took especially when it hits you...
03-24-2017, 06:15 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,093
Posted By AkaSigFreak

I think it's the options driving the price....

I think it's the options driving the price. Panoramic Roof and Park Assist are premium options and if you are looking for Cardinal Red, it is not that common. The price is a little high, but not...
03-23-2017, 04:24 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,906
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Nice! Can you PM the price on the P43? I'd like...

Nice!
Can you PM the price on the P43? I'd like to see the Mandrus too.
03-23-2017, 04:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,152
Posted By AkaSigFreak

I'd go with #3

I'd go with #3
03-21-2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Not from inside the vehicle. If you are outside-...

Not from inside the vehicle. If you are outside- press and hold the Lock button on the keyfob. All will close. Press and hold the Unlock to open all.
03-19-2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 557
Posted By AkaSigFreak

It's really hard to say. I went from a 2013 C250...

It's really hard to say. I went from a 2013 C250 Coupe (perfectly reliable/low service requirements) to a NEW 2014 Chevy CC Z71 4x4 and it was the worst vehicle I ever owned. It was in for Repairs 22...
03-19-2017, 09:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,917
Posted By AkaSigFreak

They should have been replaced during the...

They should have been replaced during the Certification Process. Considering the short amount of time that has passed since you purchased it- I'd be a little persistent to have them replaced. If not-...
03-16-2017, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 698
Posted By AkaSigFreak

The US Sport has the AMG Suspension and Drilled...

The US Sport has the AMG Suspension and Drilled front Brake Rotors. The Luxury has the "softer" suspension and solid brake rotors. Not sure if you consider those "performance changes". The Engines...
03-16-2017, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 698
Posted By AkaSigFreak

In the US there is Luxury and Sport. The Sport...

In the US there is Luxury and Sport. The Sport has an AMG Suspension, Sport Grille (Big Star) with flat hood badge, AMG Body Styling and Sport Interior (silver trim gauges). The Luxury has the...
03-15-2017, 05:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Is it a cover or a replacement for the stock...

Is it a cover or a replacement for the stock piece? How difficult was installation?
03-14-2017, 10:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By AkaSigFreak

I had a Euroteck Full Carbon Fiber lip on my 2008...

I had a Euroteck Full Carbon Fiber lip on my 2008 C300 and it was amazing. I was a little concerned about this one because of the low price.
BBB78- Do you have any pictures of yours installed?
03-14-2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Carbon Fiber Front Lip

Has anyone tried one of these Carbon Fiber Front Lips? I ordered one from a source in California and it should arrive Friday. I'm hoping quality and fitment will be good.

...
03-12-2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,495
Posted By AkaSigFreak

I have tried the Bluetooth streaming and was not...

I have tried the Bluetooth streaming and was not happy with the audio quality and the occasional glitches/gaps. I use the Multimedia kit connected to a 256gb iPod in the center console.
03-06-2017, 04:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,059
Posted By AkaSigFreak

The Energizers I bought were brand new with an...

The Energizers I bought were brand new with an expiration date of 2022. I even had the packages and the receipts.
All batteries are not created equal. Do some research online and brands you would...
03-05-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 684
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Just my opinion, but if you are not going to go...

Just my opinion, but if you are not going to go for a reputable brand upgraded performance exhaust, you will end up with cabin drone and your beautiful E550 Coupe will sound like crap. I would love...
03-05-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,378
Posted By AkaSigFreak

^ People who really know will laugh and call it...

^
People who really know will laugh and call it a Fake AMG. They follow the belief "No Engine-No Badge".
The sad thing is I have seen NUMEROUS CLS550, S550 and other models with the AMG badge on...
03-05-2017, 03:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,059
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Yes. They were under $10 for 10.

Yes. They were under $10 for 10.
03-05-2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 633
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Becksan- is that a pic of your wheels? Did you...

Becksan- is that a pic of your wheels? Did you paint them yourself or have them done?
03-05-2017, 01:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,059
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Now that wifey and I both drive a Mercedes- I...

Now that wifey and I both drive a Mercedes- I bought a bunch off of Amazon.
03-05-2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,287
Posted By AkaSigFreak

I'm in the same boat. I got my W212 back in...

I'm in the same boat. I got my W212 back in December after being away from Mercedes-Benz since 2013. I actually chose the W212 over the W204/W205 because there aren't a huge amount of aftermarket...
03-04-2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,059
Posted By AkaSigFreak

When I had problems with my Keyless GO on my...

When I had problems with my Keyless GO on my W212- I replaced all my batteries with brand new Energizers. The first thing the dealership did was replace the Brand New batteries with Panasonic. They...
03-01-2017, 05:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,462
Posted By AkaSigFreak

The A-pilar tweeter covers are easily removed and...

The A-pilar tweeter covers are easily removed and do not require the removal of the door panels. The Infinity Basslink was installed by a high-end car shop (Ultimate Auto in Orlando)- I'm not sure...
02-27-2017, 05:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,486
Posted By AkaSigFreak

So...the lights don't fit and they don't work...

So...the lights don't fit and they don't work properly. Reverse lights are kinda important and when it comes to something as important as Brake Lights- don't mess with the wiring. If you are ever in...
02-26-2017, 09:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,462
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Besides replacing the standard speakers, the HK...

Besides replacing the standard speakers, the HK Logic7 has amps/signal processors, additional speakers in the dash (center channel) and adds a subwoofer. It can be done, but the time and $$$ would be...
02-25-2017, 03:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,862
Posted By AkaSigFreak

That is not correct. The B&O system is the...

That is not correct. The B&O system is the highest end audio offered in the W212. It would most like be installed in an E63 or E550 instead of an E350 due to the high cost.

Notice the B&O tweeters...
02-23-2017, 07:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,862
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Harmon Kardon is not standard equipment. The...

Harmon Kardon is not standard equipment. The COMAND APS Logic7 has 14 speakers (Center dash, Front door, Rear Door, Rear Deck and Subwoofer). The standard systems are the NAVIGATION 20, the AUDIO 50...
02-20-2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,019
Posted By AkaSigFreak

I'm trying to keep the extremely minor ding from...

I'm trying to keep the extremely minor ding from showing up as an accident on the Carfax.
02-19-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,019
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Removing Upper Trim on Rear Bumper

Does anyone have any directions on removing/replacing the upper trim moulding on the rear bumper? Looks like someone bumped into the vehicle and, luckily, this was the only part damaged. I ordered...
02-17-2017, 10:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,310
Posted By AkaSigFreak

I like the size and clarity of the large display,...

I like the size and clarity of the large display, but it looks so aftermarket. Then, the controls for the center vents is located under the display instead of the vents. Why? Definitely not...
02-17-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,310
Posted By AkaSigFreak

2017 GLE was Horrible- Keeping ML350

I was given a 2017 GLE350 as a loaner. I was so disappointed. The large multimedia screen was nice, but the location of the vent controls was odd. I can't stand the control "mouse" which is located...
02-14-2017, 11:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Maybe that's how they got it so quickly. I know...

Maybe that's how they got it so quickly. I know my 08 C300 Key was sent from Germany and it took a few days for that one.
02-14-2017, 09:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,295
Posted By AkaSigFreak

My 2008 C300 and 2013 C250 had the 7G- not the...

My 2008 C300 and 2013 C250 had the 7G- not the 5-Speed Automatic.
02-14-2017, 09:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By AkaSigFreak

The keys are from Germany, but it shouldn't take...

The keys are from Germany, but it shouldn't take 2 weeks- Mine took one day. I think you can only have 6 keys coded/cut for each VIN and they are very expensive (close to $500)
02-14-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 974
Posted By AkaSigFreak

I am having my sunroof tinted right now. I asked...

I am having my sunroof tinted right now. I asked my tint guy if he had ever heard of panoramic roofs exploding because of tint- he said it CAN happen and most manufacturers do NOT recommend tinting...
02-13-2017, 09:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,180
Posted By AkaSigFreak

I would extend the CPO Warranty as far as you can...

I would extend the CPO Warranty as far as you can afford to. It's like Insurance- You hate paying for it since you probably won't use it, but you will be kicking yourself if you pass on it and...
02-13-2017, 09:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,295
Posted By AkaSigFreak

The car has 38k miles? If it's being purchased...

The car has 38k miles? If it's being purchased through a dealership- have them do the 39K Transmission Service. It is one of the more pricey services and should definitely be done. I had the 7-G on...
02-12-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 747
Posted By AkaSigFreak

You can get a Bluetooth receiver and plug it into...

You can get a Bluetooth receiver and plug it into the 3.5mm mini jack in the glove box.
...
02-11-2017, 07:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 747
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Welcome! Beautiful E550!

Welcome! Beautiful E550!
02-11-2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,707
Posted By AkaSigFreak

I had my sunroof tinted by one of the Top Tinters...

I had my sunroof tinted by one of the Top Tinters in the Country. When I asked him about it- he said he had never heard of that and had never had any problems.
02-08-2017, 09:13 PM
02-08-2017, 04:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 684
Posted By AkaSigFreak

https://mbworld.org/forums/e-class-w212/350771-amg...

https://mbworld.org/forums/e-class-w212/350771-amg-brake-upgrade-w212-e-class.html
02-08-2017, 08:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,103
Posted By AkaSigFreak

I have always debadged my vehicles. Some say it...

I have always debadged my vehicles. Some say it is a way of trying to hide a "lower model", but I just like the cleaner look. Especially, if the badging is asymmetrical.
I bought my wife a ML350...
02-08-2017, 08:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,103
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Holes gone- I still like it better with the Star ...

Holes gone- I still like it better with the Star

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1124/80-1674769898_eae4795b6366eb1e9cb81fbd099f7d68d0ef7fac.jpg
02-05-2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 974
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Did you tint the sunroof?

I had my car tinted with Llumar Ceramic CTX film and Air80 on the windshield. It makes an amazing difference in the internal temperature of the car. In Florida, on an 85 deg day, you can touch the...
02-05-2017, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Similar to these... GMP ITALIA GT-R BLACK ...

Similar to these...

GMP ITALIA GT-R BLACK

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/600x600/80-gmp_gtr_black_9afc33352226b69b411aef77aa545c63b9fc657c.jpg
02-04-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 740
Posted By AkaSigFreak

I don't know why these are so difficult to find.

I don't know why these are so difficult to find.
02-04-2017, 08:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,523
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Does it lower the front or rear headrests? It...

Does it lower the front or rear headrests? It would make sense for the rear.
02-03-2017, 05:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,111
Posted By AkaSigFreak

They can be difficult to remove. I use a pair of...

They can be difficult to remove. I use a pair of pliers wrapped in duct tape or painters tape to prevent damage to the doors. I never plan on reusing the original plastic pins so I apply a decent...
02-02-2017, 11:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,603
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Very Nice! I'd love to find a Wagon/Estate, but...

Very Nice! I'd love to find a Wagon/Estate, but they are not very common in Florida for some reason.
02-01-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 740
Posted By AkaSigFreak

Anyone?

Anyone?
01-31-2017, 06:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 602
Posted By AkaSigFreak

What color is that?

What color is that?
01-31-2017, 05:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 592
Posted By AkaSigFreak

It depends on the Nav system and the year. My...

It depends on the Nav system and the year. My 2014 requires a $249 DVD which supposedly cannot be reused for other vehicles.
01-30-2017, 10:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 602
Posted By AkaSigFreak

3M used to send sample packs with 3"x5" pieces of...

3M used to send sample packs with 3"x5" pieces of all of the 1080 Scotchprint vinyl. I had different colors of brushed metals, metallics, different colors of carbon fiber, flat colors etc. I'm...
01-30-2017, 10:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 602
Posted By AkaSigFreak

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

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/80-img_1349_820a7812f49ffe0a57e474ee2b7152c37f6f0a68.jpg
Very nice! I like the brushed metal look. I've been doing this with Carbon...
01-30-2017, 09:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,714
Posted By AkaSigFreak

There is not much you can say. They will obtain...

There is not much you can say. They will obtain an accurate written estimate from an authorized repair center (I chose a shop who specialized in Luxury and Exotic cars) and if the estimate is more...
01-30-2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,334
Posted By AkaSigFreak

I'm not crying- I just got something in my eye!

I'm not crying- I just got something in my eye!
01-30-2017, 07:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,714
Posted By AkaSigFreak

My 2008 C300 had a damaged passenger mirror and...

My 2008 C300 had a damaged passenger mirror and it was $4200. You'd be surprised how expensive these vehicles are to fix.
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