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06-29-2017, 11:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 734
Posted By blegthbloo

I want to do this with my 4.7tt as well... But...

I want to do this with my 4.7tt as well... But I'm buying a house and money is tight this year. Maybe it'll be my Christmas present to myself...
06-29-2017, 11:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 689
Posted By blegthbloo

I ordered 4 rotors from R1 Concepts for about...

I ordered 4 rotors from R1 Concepts for about $500 shipped. Should get them tomorrow. They're a vendor on here and can hook you up. Not sure about part numbers though, sorry.
06-19-2017, 11:07 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 19,795
Posted By blegthbloo

Unfortunately I'm not. I still haven't gotten it...

Unfortunately I'm not. I still haven't gotten it to a proper Dyno yet.
06-16-2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By blegthbloo

Mine are 20x9 235/35 and no leakage... but the...

Mine are 20x9 235/35 and no leakage... but the tires are stretched. You might have to go for a wider tire with smaller sidewall if you want it square
06-15-2017, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By blegthbloo

I got this for mine: ...

I got this for mine: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B016HL1MCK/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1

It keeps it off the vents and windshield, sits nicely over the ash tray (so doesn't...
06-15-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 19,795
Posted By blegthbloo

So, an update on this. OP was wanting to know...

So, an update on this. OP was wanting to know how the transmission holds up... so far after about 6 months and ~7000 miles, I'd say it's still holding strong. In the first 5000 miles, it probably...
06-14-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 602
Posted By blegthbloo

I did a muffler delete and just had warranty work...

I did a muffler delete and just had warranty work done on my car... It depends on the dealer and if you have a history with them. In my case, I've had a few services done beforehand at this one. ...
06-14-2017, 08:12 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,295
Posted By blegthbloo

There's a guide bolt (not sure the technical term...

There's a guide bolt (not sure the technical term for it) in the roadside kit in the trunk. It's where the tow hook and stuff is, embedded in there. I found mine the other day when I was messing...
06-13-2017, 04:29 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,262
Posted By blegthbloo

That's awesome that they flatbed the car for...

That's awesome that they flatbed the car for you... I might entertain that one. Only concern for me personally is that my car is lowered, so using a flatbed might incur damages. But that's on me...
06-13-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,262
Posted By blegthbloo

I can't speak for the Lexus customer service, but...

I can't speak for the Lexus customer service, but I know the MB loaner selection is highly dependent on which dealer you go to. Some have large lots or garages where they can store loaners, while...
06-12-2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 3,353
Views: 937,794
Posted By blegthbloo

MBenzMe, where did you get those screens? I can...

MBenzMe, where did you get those screens? I can dig it.
06-12-2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3,353
Views: 937,794
Posted By blegthbloo

Ed, do you rub when you go over a piece of paper...

Ed, do you rub when you go over a piece of paper on the road? lol
06-12-2017, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By blegthbloo

Possibly... my car was down about a week while I...

Possibly... my car was down about a week while I got my tune done, so similar situation.
06-12-2017, 12:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,592
Posted By blegthbloo

Yeah I thought mine worked alright with a t-shirt...

Yeah I thought mine worked alright with a t-shirt and khaki pants... jeans or jackets are too thick to notice any benefit. But I also noticed they work better with the AC on, but that could be...
06-12-2017, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By blegthbloo

Mine was doing that for a few days after my tune,...

Mine was doing that for a few days after my tune, especially at WOT... but haven't heard of it happening since then. Not a very helpful response, I know. Was the engine cold at the time?
06-08-2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,405
Posted By blegthbloo

I don't see why one can't go out and buy the...

I don't see why one can't go out and buy the pieces and install it themselves if they so desire. Apparently it's not that hard. But to answer your question, it probably is still limited to AMG...
06-08-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,405
Posted By blegthbloo

Actually there is a "night package" option code...

Actually there is a "night package" option code for blacked out trim pieces. It's just expensive, so people wrap or Plasti-dip it.

edit: Link...
06-06-2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By blegthbloo

I'm not in the market for new wheels... yet... ...

I'm not in the market for new wheels... yet... but if I was, I'd want to know what range each wheel design weighs in at. Especially the flow formed wheels.
06-06-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,969
Posted By blegthbloo

You can lock the doors with the valet (metal) key...

You can lock the doors with the valet (metal) key while it's running... I've done that when I need to run back inside to get something. Not ideal, but it works.
06-06-2017, 01:24 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,969
Posted By blegthbloo

So this method works from ANY of the doors! Very...

So this method works from ANY of the doors! Very nice find. Now because I like to complain, I have to say it would be cool if you do it from the front passenger side and it turns on both ventilated...
06-05-2017, 06:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,405
Posted By blegthbloo

I like the SLS style wheels! Your car looks very...

I like the SLS style wheels! Your car looks very familiar... like mine... lol so maybe I am biased, but your car looks really good. Same tint I have too.

@ Peachy... can't speak for OP, but I...
06-05-2017, 12:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,285
Posted By blegthbloo

Yeah it seems like it sticks out a bit on the FL...

Yeah it seems like it sticks out a bit on the FL version, but I think the pre-FL version is about the same as the regular sport bumper (as far as its protrusion). Just wider tip opening, and without...
06-05-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,285
Posted By blegthbloo

Makes perfect sense... that's why I haven't done...

Makes perfect sense... that's why I haven't done the same with mine lol. I actually wouldn't mind a OEM E63 diffuser, so I can fit some different tips on my mufflers, but haven't tried real hard to...
06-05-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,460
Posted By blegthbloo

Pivoting means more parts that could break. ...

Pivoting means more parts that could break. Cost-saving bean counters at any car manufacturer's design HQ would probably opt for the cheapest solution... but I don't know the answer to your question.
06-05-2017, 09:49 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,285
Posted By blegthbloo

Key, looks like your rear wheels need spacers......

Key, looks like your rear wheels need spacers... otherwise looks good.

And Tresean, I say do all but the pillars. Instead, get a CF lip, skirts, and rear diffuser. I forget who on here had those...
06-05-2017, 09:32 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,969
Posted By blegthbloo

Sweet... something to try when I leave work...

Sweet... something to try when I leave work today. Thanks for the video!
06-05-2017, 07:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,609
Posted By blegthbloo

I did the muffler delete and I still can't hear...

I did the muffler delete and I still can't hear it... it rumbles a bit when you get on the throttle, but for the most part you can't hear it much better than stock. I will say the turbos do make a...
06-02-2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,307
Posted By blegthbloo

Very nice. I wanted to get a FC once... the...

Very nice. I wanted to get a FC once... the specimens near me were all trash though. And the FDs went for too much for what you got.
06-02-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,307
Posted By blegthbloo

Blah blah Sentra blah Mercedes blah blah blah......

Blah blah Sentra blah Mercedes blah blah blah... It's been all day and there is not a single video or picture of this RX7!
06-02-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,307
Posted By blegthbloo

Must be nice to have any decent stretch of road...

Must be nice to have any decent stretch of road (let alone one as nice as that one) without a single car in front of you the whole time. Tail of the Dragon?
06-02-2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,644
Posted By blegthbloo

Yeah I believe so. And they should do it each...

Yeah I believe so. And they should do it each time it happens thereafter too. But as long as you didn't mind spending the money, more power to ya
06-02-2017, 08:47 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,969
Posted By blegthbloo

My point was, if you have KeylessGO, there should...

My point was, if you have KeylessGO, there should be no reason to have the key in your hand in the first place. Mine stays in my pocket 99% of the time. The other 1% is when I'm changing pants.
06-02-2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,644
Posted By blegthbloo

There's a TSB to fix the V-etching inside the...

There's a TSB to fix the V-etching inside the headlight... you could've had the dealer clean it for free lol
06-02-2017, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By blegthbloo

I think that's just early adaptation of a LUXURY...

I think that's just early adaptation of a LUXURY car brand... my Infiniti had active headlamps in 2008, and I know of Lexus (and Toyotas, in Japan) with zone air conditioning (although the cars in...
06-02-2017, 08:33 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,969
Posted By blegthbloo

I said it would be nice if the windows would roll...

I said it would be nice if the windows would roll down by touching the handles... but cool that they roll up for you I guess... not as useful to me though lol
06-02-2017, 08:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 705
Posted By blegthbloo

I like mine... the way I have mine angled, if I...

I like mine... the way I have mine angled, if I can see both headlights, I can come over... and with my hood ornament, that helps me clear the front... gotten this beast to fit into some tight spaces...
06-02-2017, 08:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,644
Posted By blegthbloo

Was a headlight restoration kit not enough for...

Was a headlight restoration kit not enough for that? Looks good though
06-02-2017, 08:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 635
Posted By blegthbloo

I happened to be sitting in my back seat the...

I happened to be sitting in my back seat the other day (fixing one of my door pins that had fallen out) and noticed I also have the 115V outlet in the rear console... pretty cool. I guess I could've...
06-01-2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,969
Posted By blegthbloo

That's one I'll have to try... currently I have...

That's one I'll have to try... currently I have it set to unlock all doors all the time because sometimes I open the door for my lady (someone said something about being a gentleman?), or otherwise...
06-01-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,170
Posted By blegthbloo

I was mad that my Samsung phone made in Korea...

I was mad that my Samsung phone made in Korea couldn't understand my Engrish... it only slips every once in awhile but those are the times I try voice commands, apparently. So I never use it. ...
06-01-2017, 09:15 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,295
Posted By blegthbloo

Bit too far for me, then. I didn't like the one...

Bit too far for me, then. I didn't like the one in Alexandria (if that's which one you're talking about)... don't recall any cars on lifts there though, so maybe not. Guess I'll have to do some...
06-01-2017, 08:24 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,295
Posted By blegthbloo

Which dealer in VA did you go to? I'm moving...

Which dealer in VA did you go to? I'm moving across the Potomac this fall and would like to have a good stealer in mind for when I take mine in... although I'm coming out of warranty around the same...
05-31-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,775
Posted By blegthbloo

It was just a joke lol... Someone posted a...

It was just a joke lol... Someone posted a replica AN\G wheel around this forum somewhere to make fun of the replicas. As far as the choices go, I say whatever you do, don't do replicas.
05-31-2017, 03:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 450
Posted By blegthbloo

^ then I stand corrected. Sounds like those...

^ then I stand corrected. Sounds like those wheels should fit then.
05-31-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,775
Posted By blegthbloo

If they're replicas, they probably say AN\G...

If they're replicas, they probably say AN\G anyways lol
05-31-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,148
Posted By blegthbloo

This is my situation as well... although I've put...

This is my situation as well... although I've put about 16k miles on mine since Feb of last year, so my depreciation is probably more. Buuuuut then I tell myself it's about the Smiles Per Mile that...
05-31-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 450
Posted By blegthbloo

I would be worried about the center bore and...

I would be worried about the center bore and whether it would clear the hubs on your car. Quick google search says those wheels have a 66mm bore, but MB has 75mm. Not sure if that measurement makes...
05-26-2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,526
Posted By blegthbloo

I also like the way the Impala looks. Mine was a...

I also like the way the Impala looks. Mine was a burgundy-red color that looks real good on that car. Power was just okay, nothing spectacular or particularly confidence-inspiring (for merging)......
05-26-2017, 10:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 761
Posted By blegthbloo

Pretty much always at 90*C for me on both of my...

Pretty much always at 90*C for me on both of my W212s... even after flexing the 550's gas pedal a bit lol
05-26-2017, 10:08 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,526
Posted By blegthbloo

I also had loaners for a month recently, both...

I also had loaners for a month recently, both 2017 models Impala and Kia Soul... Have to say the only thing I liked about both cars was handing the keys back to the rental company. Their colors...
05-25-2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 328
Posted By blegthbloo

Pretty sure that's the amp for the speakers. I...

Pretty sure that's the amp for the speakers. I think I stuffed a motorcycle cover in there at some point, but in hindsight was probably not the best idea given that metal box probably needs air for...
05-23-2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,093
Posted By blegthbloo

All of my cars (and bikes) thusfar are actual...

All of my cars (and bikes) thusfar are actual murderers. My current MB claimed a rabbit within the first couple months of ownership... caught a couple birds in the past with other cars...

The...
05-23-2017, 08:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By blegthbloo

Those wheels should fit... not sure about the...

Those wheels should fit... not sure about the tire sizes though. I think 235/40 or 45 up front and up to 275/35 rear is what some guys are running on 19" wheels... but don't take my word for it.
05-23-2017, 08:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 555
Posted By blegthbloo

I thought on the newer COMAND you could bring up...

I thought on the newer COMAND you could bring up fuel economy info in the nav screen as well? It would be in the System menu, I think... unless that was on an even newer version of it than the 2014...
05-22-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,747
Posted By blegthbloo

Been waiting for sound clips on the 4.7TT since...

Been waiting for sound clips on the 4.7TT since the OP posted this originally lol...
05-22-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,778
Posted By blegthbloo

I've had 2 pre-FL W212s, so I guess my preference...

I've had 2 pre-FL W212s, so I guess my preference is obvious. As Peachy said, the rear fenders are a PITA to get right if they're damaged... had to go back 3 times to get them to alter the lines to...
05-19-2017, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 423
Posted By blegthbloo

The back of the wheel where it meets the hub has...

The back of the wheel where it meets the hub has the width printed on them. As long as the difference is between 0.2" I think you should be okay... might've been a smaller tolerance than that...
05-18-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 644
Posted By blegthbloo

The image (even if it's not jpg) could still be...

The image (even if it's not jpg) could still be hidden in the metadata of the files themselves, and I think that's how it is/was how they do it. I remember when I used to copy CDs for use on my...
05-18-2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 644
Posted By blegthbloo

I was going to suggest maybe they loaded image...

I was going to suggest maybe they loaded image files onto the CD into some kind of standard template... but even JPEG has only been around since 1992... so I have no clue. That's interesting though....
05-18-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,673
Posted By blegthbloo

You only really need about a minute or two of...

You only really need about a minute or two of footage at max, which would then overwrite as it goes... unless you're recording laps at the track. For the purpose of safety, 32GB is probably overkill...
05-18-2017, 02:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 25,878
Posted By blegthbloo

I brought the parts to them, which came out to...

I brought the parts to them, which came out to about $80 from ebay I think... OEM parts in OEM packaging. I guess yours would be $60, or you could have 2 spares laying around, which wouldn't hurt. ...
05-18-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 25,878
Posted By blegthbloo

I paid 300ish labor to have mine installed... I'd...

I paid 300ish labor to have mine installed... I'd say with the coupon you have a good deal. And I have 2 more plugs to replace than you do.
05-18-2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 56,720
Posted By blegthbloo

I get better MPGs in the E550 than I do in my...

I get better MPGs in the E550 than I do in my Subaru with half as many cylinders and half as many turbos and half the displacement. I'd say the Subaru is the gas guzzler in my house... it also has a...
05-18-2017, 08:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,365
Posted By blegthbloo

I had the rough idle in my E350... turning off...

I had the rough idle in my E350... turning off then back on got the smooth idle back... never figured out why it did that. My E550 doesn't do that, although it makes a loud clicking sound, which I...
05-17-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 56,720
Posted By blegthbloo

I was unimpressed with the steering feel of a...

I was unimpressed with the steering feel of a 2011 or 2012 (I think) 335i and 2010 M3 I test drove back when those were new. They seemed "boaty" and unconnected to the road. I did like the speed of...
05-16-2017, 03:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By blegthbloo

STAR will tell you that too.

STAR will tell you that too.
05-16-2017, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,886
Posted By blegthbloo

Ya know... I might actually need to do this on my...

Ya know... I might actually need to do this on my Subaru... A/C cut out on me while sitting in stopped traffic the other day... works when I'm moving though... takes awhile to get cold, but it gets...
05-15-2017, 03:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,262
Posted By blegthbloo

Thanks! I have some in the official picture...

Thanks! I have some in the official picture thread on this board... not trying to thread jack this one. They sit flush with the fenders at the top, but the camber has the bottoms poking out a bit...
05-15-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 3,353
Views: 937,794
Posted By blegthbloo

Thanks Key, and thanks Tresean. Yeah it was not...

Thanks Key, and thanks Tresean. Yeah it was not only freshly waxed, but freshly painted and buffed by a custom hot rod painter... this was the side that got hit lol
05-15-2017, 11:34 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,021
Posted By blegthbloo

That car needed a stiffer clutch, smoother gear...

That car needed a stiffer clutch, smoother gear shifts, and a more open exhaust to be nice. I upgraded to a stage 2 clutch and changed the spring on the clutch pedal to get the perfect clutch feel...
05-15-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 3,353
Views: 937,794
Posted By blegthbloo

At least your car was clean lol And...

At least your car was clean lol


And here's one of mine from this weekend:
...
05-15-2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,021
Posted By blegthbloo

:nix: we call each other names and make fun of...

:nix: we call each other names and make fun of each other, so I'd say things are still normal between us. He ended up getting a Q50 3.0T and wants to race when he gets it tuned. All I have to say...
05-15-2017, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 581
Posted By blegthbloo

That's a lot more than two more questions :) ...

That's a lot more than two more questions :)

The battery in the trunk I believe is for Airmatic... the one in the dash is for the Eco stop/start and brake hold.
05-15-2017, 10:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,262
Posted By blegthbloo

Been waiting a month to do this, but finally got...

Been waiting a month to do this, but finally got my car back from the shop after my fender bender 2 months ago and other than changing the oil this weekend, the summer wheels needed to go back on:
...
05-15-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,021
Posted By blegthbloo

I had a G37 that I was getting one too many...

I had a G37 that I was getting one too many tickets in, so I needed something to slow me down. Part of the motivation was that the G37 had previously been in a frame-bending wreck that wasn't...
05-15-2017, 08:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 906
Posted By blegthbloo

:y I haven't had a speed sensor fault...

:y

I haven't had a speed sensor fault message with this setup for over 10k miles yet. Some rubbing in the rear, but not often and it doesn't rub hard enough to leave rubber on the fenders. The...
05-15-2017, 08:37 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,587
Posted By blegthbloo

I was playing in the Engineering menu the other...

I was playing in the Engineering menu the other day and found a nifty setting to allow max 30mph valet speeds... didn't try it out, but I should. Doesn't help your situation, though.
05-11-2017, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 446
Posted By blegthbloo

I think the springs are different between...

I think the springs are different between Sport/Luxury, but apparently there are also 3 or so levels of spring pads (which go between the top of the spring and where it sits in the top hat) that...
05-11-2017, 11:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 16,009
Posted By blegthbloo

I think as long as it doesn't go below ET32 (at...

I think as long as it doesn't go below ET32 (at those widths), you should be fine. But I'm not an expert.
05-11-2017, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 600
Posted By blegthbloo

Yeah it's not like we're gonna track you down and...

Yeah it's not like we're gonna track you down and picket your house for making an embarrassing mistake on the internet lol... you can share with us from the comfort of your home and heart boxers and...
05-10-2017, 04:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,637
Posted By blegthbloo

Actually you make a good point. When I bought...

Actually you make a good point. When I bought mine, they gave me all of their documents on the car, including: VMI, CarFax, Service records, original door sticker sheet, and everything else a...
05-10-2017, 03:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,637
Posted By blegthbloo

I like the Mercedes magnetic pen with stylus...

I like the Mercedes magnetic pen with stylus (rubber tip) that I got... it's about the size of a finger I carry it in my jacket. I think it snaps into the armrest pen holder as well, but it's kinda...
05-09-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,022
Posted By blegthbloo

I only use Shell 93 or BP 93. If there isn't a...

I only use Shell 93 or BP 93. If there isn't a Shell or BP around, I drive on fumes until I find one... not really scientific, but I don't get knocking with those brands. I think BP gets slightly...
05-09-2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,447
Posted By blegthbloo

Now that might be something I'd be interested...

Now that might be something I'd be interested in... if you can get your definition of BBK and still fit the OEM 18" AMG wheels. Would you offer a package like that for the rears as well? (just...
05-09-2017, 10:53 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,029
Posted By blegthbloo

Yeah my interior is black/black with black ash......

Yeah my interior is black/black with black ash... lol gotta keep the trend going. I have the door lights like the second one on all my doors. People getting out of the car tend to like them
05-09-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,029
Posted By blegthbloo

I like the first one, but if they came in the...

I like the first one, but if they came in the same design but black instead of blue.
05-09-2017, 10:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 446
Posted By blegthbloo

Plus if the E400 is lighter up front, you might...

Plus if the E400 is lighter up front, you might overly stress the springs. It might not make much of a difference in the long run, but something to think about.
05-09-2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 988
Posted By blegthbloo

Well that's no good. I had the same thing on...

Well that's no good. I had the same thing on mine, same situation. I plan on changing the oil soon anyway, so we'll see what I get out of it. My car's been in the shop for a month from a fender...
05-08-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,029
Posted By blegthbloo

Saw your message about ordering it on eBay --...

Saw your message about ordering it on eBay -- cool. Is it labeled for the COMAND knob, or is it a hood emblem retrofitted there, or just a random sticker/emblem for general use?
05-08-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3,353
Views: 937,794
Posted By blegthbloo

Really like the badge on the COMAND knob... where...

Really like the badge on the COMAND knob... where did you get it from? I like the black hood badge too, but I like my standing star (it's actually functional for me, since I use it to gauge distance...
05-08-2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 651
Posted By blegthbloo

I don't know for sure, but I think the "schedule"...

I don't know for sure, but I think the "schedule" just puts you at 10k miles from the time you reset the counter, or 1 year, whichever comes first. But in the past few years of owning my MB, I've...
05-08-2017, 09:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 649
Posted By blegthbloo

If it feels stuck you can get a tune to unstuck...

If it feels stuck you can get a tune to unstuck it... :)
05-05-2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 446
Posted By blegthbloo

Oh and I forgot to mention, with the springs, I...

Oh and I forgot to mention, with the springs, I didn't need an alignment. I get it checked every time I take it in, and they always say it's up to spec... have two sets of wheels, so haven't gone...
05-04-2017, 05:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 446
Posted By blegthbloo

I think most people get H&R spacers, but I'm not...

I think most people get H&R spacers, but I'm not sure. Vogtland and H&R springs drop the same amount, and I believe look exactly the same (just one is purple and the other is blue)... don't think...
05-04-2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,234
Posted By blegthbloo

Post the VIN so we can dissect it.

Post the VIN so we can dissect it.
05-01-2017, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,116
Posted By blegthbloo

I torque my aftermarket wheels to 96 as well,...

I torque my aftermarket wheels to 96 as well, because I don't know if there's a different torque they should be lol
04-28-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,194
Posted By blegthbloo

Very true... 20 minutes later, someone came in...

Very true... 20 minutes later, someone came in asking for my salesman's keys to a GL he just sold because that's the only one with certain features that his customers are looking for... and he gave...
04-28-2017, 10:25 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,194
Posted By blegthbloo

I was doing the paperwork for mine and another...

I was doing the paperwork for mine and another salesman came to mine to ask for the keys so he could take a customer on a test drive, but it was a tad too late for that sucker. :)
04-28-2017, 08:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,287
Posted By blegthbloo

Not sure about the coupon question, but I wanted...

Not sure about the coupon question, but I wanted to mention that when I search online for car parts I'll do something like "W212 ____" since "E350" (at the time when I had one) tended to pull up Ford...
04-28-2017, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By blegthbloo

This is very informative for anyone who might...

This is very informative for anyone who might also have the same question later on. :rolleyes:
04-27-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,194
Posted By blegthbloo

A buddy of mine asked me to help him look for a...

A buddy of mine asked me to help him look for a good family car because he just had a baby, so he wanted a sedan and liked my E350, so he was considering an E class as well... so I agreed to help him...
04-27-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,486
Posted By blegthbloo

Does the 2910 model levitate off the ground and...

Does the 2910 model levitate off the ground and brew coffee for you and drop you off / pick you up from work on its own? I assume it can fly you into space as well. :rolleyes:
04-27-2017, 08:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 39,270
Posted By blegthbloo

Maybe you have some connectors loose somewhere,...

Maybe you have some connectors loose somewhere, and when you go around a curve something rubs against it to pull on it a little so they lose connection momentarily until you straighten out?
04-26-2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,093
Posted By blegthbloo

I'm partial to the pre-FL, so it was 2012-2013 or...

I'm partial to the pre-FL, so it was 2012-2013 or bust for me... although one feature on the FL I like is that you can somewhat change the color of the accent lighting inside... rather have the...
04-26-2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 519
Posted By blegthbloo

Yeah my 550 sits lower in the front than my 350...

Yeah my 550 sits lower in the front than my 350 did, due to the heavier engine... I'd say about 0.25" lower. The rears were the same height, maybe slightly lower since I rub a little bit now on big...
04-26-2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,093
Posted By blegthbloo

For headlight washers on 2012+ I think they went...

For headlight washers on 2012+ I think they went back to 5 squirts, because that's when mine activate. The shop manager even said they changed from 10 back to 5 at some point.
04-26-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 519
Posted By blegthbloo

I have those specs on my fronts and haven't had...

I have those specs on my fronts and haven't had any issues... I hit a branch last fall which bent the wheel, but it was at least 2" thick, so the bend is as expected... unexpectedly, it still held...
04-26-2017, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3,353
Views: 937,794
Posted By blegthbloo

http://www.midcityengineering.com/product/eco-off-...

http://www.midcityengineering.com/product/eco-off-for-mercedes-benz-eco212/
04-26-2017, 08:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,919
Posted By blegthbloo

I think the difference between the MidCity...

I think the difference between the MidCity packages (but I'm not sure) is that the lesser expense goes with KeylessGO (i.e. less things to install to get it to work), and the more expensive one adds...
04-20-2017, 02:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 445
Posted By blegthbloo

Someone around here is looking to sell the LoMo...

Someone around here is looking to sell the LoMo kit, if you weren't aware already... maybe get you a good deal
04-20-2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,321
Posted By blegthbloo

Make sure they tighten (and Loctite) the bolts on...

Make sure they tighten (and Loctite) the bolts on the pano roof and check each parking sensor (they're like $700 each I think)... Also check if the VIN is in the range that's affected by the airbag...
04-20-2017, 08:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,219
Posted By blegthbloo

Maybe my work is blocking them (as they sometimes...

Maybe my work is blocking them (as they sometimes do), but are there pics??? lol
04-20-2017, 08:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,293
Posted By blegthbloo

I need to replace mine soon... has a crack, but...

I need to replace mine soon... has a crack, but it's off to the side and I can ignore it for the most part lol... but with as much money as I pay for this car, OEM is the way to go. Not trying to...
04-18-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 597
Posted By blegthbloo

Do you have the pano roof?

Do you have the pano roof?
04-18-2017, 11:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 622
Posted By blegthbloo

Auto dimming for sure is the reason for the price...

Auto dimming for sure is the reason for the price difference. Seems like you already got it under control but I would've suggested to get the Euro version if possible... wider angle view, can see...
04-18-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,828
Posted By blegthbloo

Funny, I just bought a FXT because I wanted to...

Funny, I just bought a FXT because I wanted to break away from the subdued and relaxed ride of luxury for a bit (but mainly because I don't want to put as many miles on the MB... and I missed driving...
04-18-2017, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By blegthbloo

I'll be moving to northern Virginia in about...

I'll be moving to northern Virginia in about November... in Maryland now
04-14-2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,425
Posted By blegthbloo

Just peel the pedal cover (rubber part) off......

Just peel the pedal cover (rubber part) off... the gas pedal can be cut (you won't be putting it back on anyway) so you don't have to take it out of the floor... but if you don't want to cut, those...
04-14-2017, 07:36 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,425
Posted By blegthbloo

Your pic looks familiar ...

Your pic looks familiar

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1124/80-20160418_173232_e92c745371073041041619a78f89e629a57b3801.jpg
04-13-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,875
Posted By blegthbloo

When I put my springs on, I had it checked a few...

When I put my springs on, I had it checked a few times (A/B service, misc checks, etc) from various people and they all reported the alignment was good... don't ask me how, but I can't argue with...
04-13-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3,353
Views: 937,794
Posted By blegthbloo

Thank you sir! Know the brand name by chance?

Thank you sir! Know the brand name by chance?
04-12-2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 630
Posted By blegthbloo

Nope. You can turn it off though, or change your...

Nope. You can turn it off though, or change your horn to an aooga horn lol
04-12-2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By blegthbloo

Maintenance manual has intervals for every 10k...

Maintenance manual has intervals for every 10k miles OR 1 year... so each year you have a list of things to check/do/replace. Should've gotten that with the car since it's CPO
04-12-2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,263
Posted By blegthbloo

All the measurements I found on various sites...

All the measurements I found on various sites were 26.7" ... but it could be wrong... I haven't actually measured it myself. In either case, the concept still stands... the tolerance is "supposed"...
04-12-2017, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3,353
Views: 937,794
Posted By blegthbloo

What exhaust tips are those? Or I guess more...

What exhaust tips are those? Or I guess more importantly, what size are they? And did you have to cut the diffuser for them to fit? I was trying to do something like that, but didn't feel like...
04-12-2017, 08:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,263
Posted By blegthbloo

The overall diameter of the wheel is what causes...

The overall diameter of the wheel is what causes the speedometer to be off... it's calibrated for a wheel with a diameter of 26.7" (on the 4Matics), so a wheel with a diameter smaller than that will...
04-11-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By blegthbloo

I think there's an option in the dash menu to...

I think there's an option in the dash menu to turn off the auto-leveling beam assist option, but I think it also disables the active curve illumination function too. Haven't messed with it, so idk.
04-11-2017, 02:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,285
Posted By blegthbloo

Just make sure the spacers are hubcentric and the...

Just make sure the spacers are hubcentric and the right bore and I think you should be fine. I read what the measurement was the other day but can't remember off the top of my head. It's on the...
04-11-2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,285
Posted By blegthbloo

Yep that's right. In that case, why not just do...

Yep that's right. In that case, why not just do spacers? I think I read on here that 10mm rear and 5mm front gets them flush with the fenders with no rubbing.
04-11-2017, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 588
Posted By blegthbloo

No issues with mine so far, but I've only put...

No issues with mine so far, but I've only put maybe 7-8k or less on the car with my wheels before it was winter time again... haven't put them back on yet, although I was supposed to a couple weeks...
04-11-2017, 09:16 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,285
Posted By blegthbloo

I didn't see pics in the original post and am too...

I didn't see pics in the original post and am too lazy and proud of it to click links lol. Wheel offsets will depend on the wheel width and tire sizes you plan to run. Plenty of info on here about...
04-10-2017, 10:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,267
Posted By blegthbloo

I like the overall look and stance of mine......

I like the overall look and stance of mine... took some tweaking to get it the way I like, but it's definitely a car I can see myself keeping until the doors fall off. And they probably won't fall...
04-10-2017, 09:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,234
Posted By blegthbloo

Never been a fan of BMW... everyone I know who...

Never been a fan of BMW... everyone I know who has one (except for one guy whose wife works for a BMW dealer and he gets top notch service... he also leases a new one every 3 years) has had problems,...
04-10-2017, 09:03 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,920
Posted By blegthbloo

That makes you reliably unreliable... you dug...

That makes you reliably unreliable... you dug your own grave with that one :D
04-10-2017, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By blegthbloo

I have an OBDLink LX, bought off Amazon, and use...

I have an OBDLink LX, bought off Amazon, and use the provided phone app to access it via Bluetooth. I like it, for every day use. I use it to monitor boost levels, IAT, AFR, voltages, and a few...
04-07-2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,234
Posted By blegthbloo

I second this... I get the same mpg on my '13...

I second this... I get the same mpg on my '13 E550 that I did in my '11 E350... :zoom: that direct injection on the 2012+ is like magic

edit: Actually, if I keep my foot out of the firewall, I...
04-07-2017, 08:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 640
Posted By blegthbloo

I like how none of us remembers who posted about...

I like how none of us remembers who posted about the dremel thing... I remember asking about it and they used the dremel and sanded the remaining down to clean it up, and said that it looks factory...
04-07-2017, 08:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By blegthbloo

I think the thread length is 27mm... at least,...

I think the thread length is 27mm... at least, that's what vaguely comes to mind when I remember ordering my bolts.

I just checked... these are my specs on my aftermarket bolts (tapered seat): ...
04-06-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 845
Posted By blegthbloo

Yeah I did mine in about 5mins for the first one...

Yeah I did mine in about 5mins for the first one to figure it out, then 2mins for each of the other 3... about 10-15 mins total. Easy.
04-06-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,984
Posted By blegthbloo

I've taken mine to MB Catonsville, MB Arlington,...

I've taken mine to MB Catonsville, MB Arlington, MB Annapolis, and Euro Motorcars in Bethesda... Euro Motorcars is by far my favorite so far. My SA is Charlie Rouse and he's great... goes above and...
04-06-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 845
Posted By blegthbloo

The puddle light under the side mirrors should...

The puddle light under the side mirrors should help you see... at least it does for me... But my logo lights are less "busy" so I think that also helps a bit for the exact reason you describe.
04-06-2017, 08:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,317
Posted By blegthbloo

2013 E550 57k

2013 E550 57k
04-06-2017, 08:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By blegthbloo

He should've at least installed it before...

He should've at least installed it before screwing up what he had lol
04-05-2017, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By blegthbloo

On one of my old cars, the lugs were made of...

On one of my old cars, the lugs were made of titanium or whatever... the metal was too soft for air tools, so the manufacturer says never to use them on it... took the car somewhere one time to have...
04-05-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 812
Posted By blegthbloo

Don't do it! There are options that screw into...

Don't do it! There are options that screw into the front tow hook thing, as well as some hideaway ones that mount under the bumper. I forget the recommended brand names for both, so I'm totally...
04-05-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By blegthbloo

I like when there's evidence of them using air...

I like when there's evidence of them using air tools when you specifically request them (and it's written on the work order) to NOT use air tools. That's the best!
04-05-2017, 08:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By blegthbloo

What are the full specs on those wheels? I...

What are the full specs on those wheels? I like... and which model did those come off of?
04-03-2017, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By blegthbloo

Is your car's name Christine by any chance? ...

Is your car's name Christine by any chance? Maybe she feels neglected.
04-03-2017, 08:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,920
Posted By blegthbloo

I discovered yesterday that my wipers skip. Sigh.

I discovered yesterday that my wipers skip. Sigh.
04-03-2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 590
Posted By blegthbloo

This is my experience.

This is my experience.
03-30-2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 310
Posted By blegthbloo

There's a defect in the pano roof assembly...

There's a defect in the pano roof assembly process where it doesn't get tightened down enough from the factory... you can take it to the dealer and have them tighten it down for you... not sure if it...
03-30-2017, 07:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 310
Posted By blegthbloo

Do you have a pano roof? Could be loose... Or,...

Do you have a pano roof? Could be loose... Or, you can try resetting the motor in the door windows by rolling it all the way down, then holding the Up button (but don't click for the auto-up) until...
03-29-2017, 02:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,195
Posted By blegthbloo

What specs are you going for? OE specs or...

What specs are you going for? OE specs or something more "fun" ? Post pics when you get em!
03-29-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 3,353
Views: 937,794
Posted By blegthbloo

I'm still waiting for someone to try coils on the...

I'm still waiting for someone to try coils on the 4matic and let us know if the offerings for the RWD models work for us... so far no one seems to know. Talked to a few shops about bags, but 2/3 say...
03-28-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 708
Posted By blegthbloo

The damage on the wheels are just where his tire...

The damage on the wheels are just where his tire rubbed against mine... can't tell in the pic of his car, but his sidewall is completely shaved down... don't think there's any actual damage that...
03-28-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By blegthbloo

No dyno yet... need to get on that lol... but...

No dyno yet... need to get on that lol... but they say the tune is good for 540hp/705tq at the crank... if it's anywhere near that then I'm okay with that
03-27-2017, 04:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 708
Posted By blegthbloo

That guy kept going and probably never looked...

That guy kept going and probably never looked back... that's how it goes in the DC area. Change lanes, cut everyone off, and keep it moving... sometimes even if (or especially if) they trade paint...
03-27-2017, 03:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 708
Posted By blegthbloo

I got hit on this side last year, and the whole...

I got hit on this side last year, and the whole passenger side was repainted in that effort... looks like it's gonna get a new coat this year too
03-27-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 708
Posted By blegthbloo

So this happened...

Sorry if the pics are too big... Was driving in pretty heavy traffic this weekend and some guy cut off this Chevy, who then swerved into me to avoid him... mission accomplished, I guess?
...
03-27-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 836
Posted By blegthbloo

I've seen as high as 34mpg in the trip computer,...

I've seen as high as 34mpg in the trip computer, but averaged probably 28 on that tank. All highway. My normal 50/50 combined is about 19-20, but since I got mine tuned I'm seeing about 17-18...
03-27-2017, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By blegthbloo

Take it back to the tuner and have them make...

Take it back to the tuner and have them make adjustments, and specify they need to accommodate for the headers and exhaust. Not sure which order you had it all done, but they should've asked you...
03-27-2017, 10:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,331
Posted By blegthbloo

I was slipping a little bit in the rain this...

I was slipping a little bit in the rain this morning too lol... but it was only in first gear... as soon as it hit second, it was all grip all the way (to 100 rabbit hops) until I let off the...
03-24-2017, 02:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,331
Posted By blegthbloo

No traction issues yet with the tuned E550...

No traction issues yet with the tuned E550 biturbo 4matic here.... agree with everything that has been said already. Sometimes even after a light rain, there still isn't any slip (I have all seasons...
03-13-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 997
Posted By blegthbloo

The ones you're getting are probably used, and to...

The ones you're getting are probably used, and to "charge" them they have the sweatshop orphans lick them repeatedly while rubbing their feet on the carpet.
03-13-2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,648
Posted By blegthbloo

The nice thing for you is, you have a wonderful...

The nice thing for you is, you have a wonderful soundtrack right underneath that hood of yours for those short trips :)
03-13-2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3,353
Views: 937,794
Posted By blegthbloo

:popcorn:

:popcorn:
03-13-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 7,640
Posted By blegthbloo

Don't really have an opinion either way, but one...

Don't really have an opinion either way, but one thing I noticed was that it looks like your AMG badge sits slightly lower than the E550 badge, which bothers me more than anything covered here... Or...
03-13-2017, 09:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 618
Posted By blegthbloo

Yeah the stretching would be on a 275/30 with...

Yeah the stretching would be on a 275/30 with 10.5 wide... like mine lol
03-10-2017, 03:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 997
Posted By blegthbloo

Apparently if you don't use Panasonic brand in...

Apparently if you don't use Panasonic brand in the fobs, they die very quickly. Must have a partnership with them to only work with their batteries... dunno. The one in my fob now is Panasonic and...
03-10-2017, 09:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 806
Posted By blegthbloo

Most people don't know this, but blinker fluid...

Most people don't know this, but blinker fluid has multiple uses (like WD-40), and can be used to remove tar as well as many other things.
03-09-2017, 03:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 624
Posted By blegthbloo

What size are those tips that you have...

What size are those tips that you have (brand/part number even better)? And did you have to modify the valance in order for them to fit? That's the look I was going for with mine, but the shop I...
03-08-2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 3,353
Views: 937,794
Posted By blegthbloo

Did you have to use E63 fenders to get the front...

Did you have to use E63 fenders to get the front bumper to fit? I know someone around here was wanting to know
03-08-2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 234
Posted By blegthbloo

You might get away with that... mine barely rub...

You might get away with that... mine barely rub in the rears but I have an additional 0.5" on yours
02-28-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,618
Posted By blegthbloo

I find myself using Amazon reviews for a lot of...

I find myself using Amazon reviews for a lot of things (not cars, obviously)... but things like Haribo Sugar-free Gummy Bears
...
02-28-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 26,757
Posted By blegthbloo

Let's say it takes 5 seconds to think about...

Let's say it takes 5 seconds to think about turning it off each time you get in the car, from the initial thought to the act of pushing the button and putting your hand back on the wheel/shifter. ...
02-28-2017, 08:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 647
Posted By blegthbloo

Get my setup in my signature block... you'll be...

Get my setup in my signature block... you'll be fine. That's about the limit of what we can fit on our cars without issues.
02-28-2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 575
Posted By blegthbloo

Dyno mode turns off the assists, like TCS, ESP,...

Dyno mode turns off the assists, like TCS, ESP, ABS, etc... basically anything that would interfere with power getting to the wheels while on the dyno. There are threads around here that explain how...
02-27-2017, 05:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 575
Posted By blegthbloo

Could be a number of things, I would think. Fuel...

Could be a number of things, I would think. Fuel quality, air temp/humidity, tire grip, wheel/rotor weight (maybe?), whether you used E/S/M mode, or Dyno mode, etc... other things to consider is how...
02-27-2017, 05:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 647
Posted By blegthbloo

Depends on offsets and tire size... what are you...

Depends on offsets and tire size... what are you thinking?
02-27-2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 630
Posted By blegthbloo

Pics of everything would be greatly appreciated...

Pics of everything would be greatly appreciated sir!
02-27-2017, 08:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,022
Posted By blegthbloo

I've used Rain-X on all of my cars since I...

I've used Rain-X on all of my cars since I started driving with no issues. I got a crack in my windshield from a rock on the highway, but no issues from the wiper fluid. My cars have also not...
02-27-2017, 08:38 AM
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Posted By blegthbloo

Also interested in the DPs... but also would...

Also interested in the DPs... but also would entertain the catback as well.
02-23-2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,129
Posted By blegthbloo

I brought mine in for a service the week before I...

I brought mine in for a service the week before I sent in my ECU lol... hopefully mine is all up to date until the next one, which I have to remember to do at 5k miles now. Edit: Oh! And get your...
02-23-2017, 10:53 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 11,673
Posted By blegthbloo

Alpha Performance is in Chicago... you could...

Alpha Performance is in Chicago... you could always build yourself a nice bulletproof engine with them. Sucks that you have to go through this though.
02-23-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,129
Posted By blegthbloo

Did the ECU updates change your tune at all? Or...

Did the ECU updates change your tune at all? Or did their checks just read the code and flag for deviations
02-22-2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 758
Posted By blegthbloo

Post your VIN so we can look through your option...

Post your VIN so we can look through your option list
02-21-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 592
Posted By blegthbloo

It takes me about 5 mins per side to swap them......

It takes me about 5 mins per side to swap them... I had smoked markers on my '11 and swapped back to OEM when I sold it, then put the smoked ones on my '13... the hardest part is getting the internal...
02-21-2017, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 611
Posted By blegthbloo

I bet you the camera snaps into place with...

I bet you the camera snaps into place with clips... wouldn't be surprised, with all the clips MB puts on our cars lol
02-17-2017, 11:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 893
Posted By blegthbloo

https://robrobinette.com/et.htm With a...

https://robrobinette.com/et.htm

With a driver, you're looking at a total weight of ~4600lbs, so it's possible with that estimate to get 11.8s based on this generic calculator... but of course, the...
02-16-2017, 09:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 594
Posted By blegthbloo

I think the tunes on the NA version are cheaper...

I think the tunes on the NA version are cheaper overall, but having the BiTurbo with the newest RennTech tune I must say the extra cost for the tune is WELL worth the results. As far as lag goes,...
02-14-2017, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By blegthbloo

Perhaps the plunger you're looking for is in the...

Perhaps the plunger you're looking for is in the latch itself?
02-13-2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,029
Posted By blegthbloo

Same here... ESP is off in the snow and have had...

Same here... ESP is off in the snow and have had much fewer "close calls" since. The electronics are smart, but not that smart. Nothing wrong with a little oversteer in the snow :zoom:
02-08-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,247
Posted By blegthbloo

Not sure for the V6 model, but the the way the...

Not sure for the V6 model, but the the way the filters sit in the airboxes on the V8s, the OEM filters block some of the air flow. I have the UPD intake kit on mine, which is basically a spacer that...
02-08-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,247
Posted By blegthbloo

You can do air filters and a custom catless...

You can do air filters and a custom catless downpipe... but I doubt there's any demand for a ECU tune or anything like that to make it more powerful... some people use SprintBooster to help with the...
02-07-2017, 03:18 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 19,795
Posted By blegthbloo

Did a quick run with a S63 biturbo sedan leaving...

Did a quick run with a S63 biturbo sedan leaving work the other day... he couldn't widen the gap, but I wasn't gaining on him either. For less than half the price of the AMG, I can accept this...
02-07-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 891
Posted By blegthbloo

The eyelet is probably with your scissor jack in...

The eyelet is probably with your scissor jack in the trunk ;)
02-07-2017, 10:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 694
Posted By blegthbloo

13 E550 combined about 17mpg... last tank was 16....

13 E550 combined about 17mpg... last tank was 16. This tune is starting to bring down my numbers lol
02-06-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,523
Posted By blegthbloo

The sunshade is another one of those party...

The sunshade is another one of those party tricks, but I leave mine up full time. That and my tint keep it nice and dark inside all the time, like a cave. I'm a cave man, ooga ooga.
02-06-2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 974
Posted By blegthbloo

I have 55% tint on my windshield, but it doesn't...

I have 55% tint on my windshield, but it doesn't bother me too much... definitely stays cool in the sun though. I didn't tint the sunroof though... maybe it would be even cooler (temps) if I did. ...
02-06-2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,699
Posted By blegthbloo

I'm sure that picture is just taken with a long...

I'm sure that picture is just taken with a long shutter speed in low light conditions. Yours could look like that too if you got a tripod in there for long enough.
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