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10-19-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By Incendiary

I confirmed with three different dealerships that...

I confirmed with three different dealerships that the windshield is the correct OEM one. So it's not a problem with the windshield.

How can a dealership screw up a calibration? Is it technically...
10-14-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By Incendiary

Thanks for the responses. Yes, it is oem. They...

Thanks for the responses. Yes, it is oem. They were originally going to give me aftermarket but I appealed to my insurance company and they relented. I also used the same installer when I had a crack...
10-13-2018, 02:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By Incendiary

Need help - camera malfunction after windshield calibration

I have 2014 E350 wagon. My windshield was recently replaced due to a large crack. I brought it into the dealership to have the lane departure and other sensors calibrated. I think something went...
Replies: 0
Views: 322
Posted By Incendiary

Where to put sales ad?

I have a 1990 Mercedes I'm looking to sell. Which forum should that go in? Thanks.
10-25-2017, 11:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By Incendiary

BTW, just a quick follow up. Based on the...

BTW, just a quick follow up. Based on the configurator.mercedes-benz-accessories.com link that Darel provided, I noted the following items would fit my wagon:
1. Boot tub, shallow; A2128100041
2....
10-21-2017, 11:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By Incendiary

parts store online and wagon trunk mat

I have a 2014 E350 4matic wagon. I'd like to finally get the mat for the trunk. I never got it in the beginning because I think there was only one for the sedan, which I believe has a different...
04-12-2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By Incendiary

And this was the answer. Someone had turned the...

And this was the answer. Someone had turned the switch to the right instead of leaving it at AUTO. Believe this will solve things. Thanks!
04-12-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By Incendiary

My car, a 2014 wagon, does not have this setting...

My car, a 2014 wagon, does not have this setting option. :(
04-11-2017, 03:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By Incendiary

OK, hmm. I'm asking because it was turned off in...

OK, hmm. I'm asking because it was turned off in our car, and I couldn't figure out how to re-enable it. I actually (usually) like that feature. If anyone knows, help out someone too dumb to resolve...
04-11-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By Incendiary

automatic high beam

Does anyone know if there's a way to disable the auto-off high beams so that if you flick the stalk out the high beams will turn on even if there are cars in front of you?
07-29-2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,193
Posted By Incendiary

Thanks. I'll mention that to them when I bring it...

Thanks. I'll mention that to them when I bring it in. :y
07-26-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,193
Posted By Incendiary

OK, thanks. I'll bring it in sometime within the...

OK, thanks. I'll bring it in sometime within the next couple weeks. Hopefully it is a warranty item...
07-25-2016, 11:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,193
Posted By Incendiary

I think when it has happened in the past it said...

I think when it has happened in the past it said it was "inoperative," not "temporarily unavailable." I'll ask my wife. I guess I'll bring it in next time, but if it clears on its own, will it store...
07-24-2016, 07:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,193
Posted By Incendiary

I knew touchless car washes had chemicals that...

I knew touchless car washes had chemicals that could damage the trim, but I didn't realize the manual actually had an explicit warning against it. Oh well. No time to do it myself and no desire to...
07-23-2016, 10:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,193
Posted By Incendiary

Inoperative after car wash

I went through a gas station touchless car wash. Afterwards, my lane keeping assist and blind spot assist are now "inoperative." Anyone else had this happen? Should I expect that they will be...
07-05-2016, 07:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By Incendiary

Looks like it's more expensive now. ...

Looks like it's more expensive now.
http://www.oewheelsllc.com/TPMS-Sensors_5/TPMS-Sensors-sets-for-Mercedes-Benz/TPMS-fits-Mercedes-Benz-S-Class-1999-2006-315-Mhz-OEM-Tire-Pressure-Sensors-SET_2
...
06-30-2016, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By Incendiary

Thanks for the replies. I looked around the...

Thanks for the replies. I looked around the forums and eventually found that for US cars, the OEM is Beru 315 MHz, not 433. It seemed people has issues with Titan, so I was looking for Beru. It also...
06-29-2016, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By Incendiary

TPMS for S350

I have a W220 2006 S350 non-4matic. The TPMS hasn't worked in forever, and I assume it is because the TPMS sensors in the four wheels have all died. I don't see them available at Tire Rack. Can...
Forum: California
03-11-2016, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,392
Posted By Incendiary

Thanks for the recommendation. It's a bit far for...

Thanks for the recommendation. It's a bit far for her, unfortunately, but hopefully others will benefit from your post.
Forum: California
01-29-2016, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,392
Posted By Incendiary

Nothing? A search of the forum revealed Ray's MBZ...

Nothing? A search of the forum revealed Ray's MBZ in Pasadena and www.leistungautohaus.com, but would be grateful for any other suggestions in case those are too far for her.
Forum: California
01-27-2016, 10:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,392
Posted By Incendiary

Routine maintenance in LA

My sister recently moved to LA. She lives in Marina del Rey and works at UCLA. She has a W211 and needs some routine maintenance done. Any good independent shops in that area, or are the dealers...
Replies: 1
Views: 386
Posted By Incendiary

safe to drive on?

I was changing out my summers to winters this past weekend when I noticed this. The tire seems to hold air well (been checking on tire pressure monitor for past few months and no drop or change in...
11-23-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,221
Posted By Incendiary

It looks like past coupes/cabriolets forums have...

It looks like past coupes/cabriolets forums have been combined. At least, they have been for the CLK/E class models.
09-06-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,221
Posted By Incendiary

S-Class Coupe

Why is there no forum for the C217 S-Class Coupe?
09-05-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,374
Posted By Incendiary

The articles have mentioned this as the sixth...

The articles have mentioned this as the sixth version of the S-class line. What are the other 5? I guess SWB and LWB sedan are two, and coupe is a third. Maybach S600 is the fourth. Is the fifth the...
07-15-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,504
Posted By Incendiary

That's correct. There is no small light near the...

That's correct. There is no small light near the left map light. There is only the Homelink button.

I guess it is poor design. I was confused as to why the small light on the right was lit and...
07-15-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,504
Posted By Incendiary

Thanks. I uploaded some pics to illustrate what I...

Thanks. I uploaded some pics to illustrate what I mean.

I am able to turn both of the lights on with the buttons above the rear view mirror, and they come on very brightly (pic 1). However, I...
07-13-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,504
Posted By Incendiary

circular lights on underside of rear view mirror

I have a 2014 E350 wagon. The rear view mirror has two circular lights on the underside. The right light has a tiny circular light next to it, while the left light does not.

We recently noticed...
06-17-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 443
Posted By Incendiary

OK, thanks. Sounds like I'll have to go through...

OK, thanks. Sounds like I'll have to go through insurance. Oh well, was hoping to avoid the hassle and the cost to my neighbor.
06-15-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 443
Posted By Incendiary

car bumped and electronic nannies acting up

I have a 2014 E350 4matic wagon, fully loaded. It was parked in the street and someone parallel parking scraped the back left corner while trying to back into the space behind. The bumper and light...
06-13-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,582
Posted By Incendiary

There is a phone holder, but I think what you're...

There is a phone holder, but I think what you're probably asking about is the dashcam. We do have navigation, but prefer the phone since it has updated maps and traffic.
05-19-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,582
Posted By Incendiary

Well, I brought it to two Mercedes dealerships...

Well, I brought it to two Mercedes dealerships today, and they both found the impact mark. It's tiny, and in a section where the crack is really thin and not nearly as noticeable.

See if you can...
05-15-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,582
Posted By Incendiary

Sigh, I guess it's possible. Was hoping to see...

Sigh, I guess it's possible. Was hoping to see other owners having similar issues so I could get MB to replace, but seems like this will be coming out of my own pocket. It's a weird shaped crack,...
05-14-2015, 12:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,582
Posted By Incendiary

Boo... Should I be able to feel a pit or...

Boo... Should I be able to feel a pit or something in the windshield, though? It is completely smooth on the outside, but you can feel a bump or ridge in the windshield from the inside of the car.
05-14-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,582
Posted By Incendiary

I don't really know either, but I saw it in these...

I don't really know either, but I saw it in these threads:

http://my.teslamotors.com/forum/forums/windshield-crack-due-structural-defect
...
05-12-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,582
Posted By Incendiary

spontaneous windshield crack

I have a 2014 E350 wagon. One day last week, we noticed a large S-shaped crack in the middle of the windshield that squiggles up from the center to the top. No telltale signs of a rock. Not from the...
03-09-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 686
Posted By Incendiary

They both work fine. That's why I'm wondering if...

They both work fine. That's why I'm wondering if my USB port is defective. If it is, I'd like to get it fixed while still under warranty. Never know when I might need it for something...
03-09-2015, 02:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 686
Posted By Incendiary

The only OEM cable I have is a dual cable with...

The only OEM cable I have is a dual cable with one end that looks like it might fit an iPhone and a second end that is an aux jack. I did not get an OEM cable for a mini USB or anything that would...
Forum: Mid Atlantic
03-07-2015, 01:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 838
Posted By Incendiary

What did you end up doing?

What did you end up doing?
Forum: Mid Atlantic
03-07-2015, 01:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,486
Posted By Incendiary

Are you looking to live in the city or outside of...

Are you looking to live in the city or outside of it? If outside, then which direction?

As for indy shops, I've been to Benchmark Motors once. It's been highly recommended to me by several people....
03-01-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 686
Posted By Incendiary

usb port with intermittent connection?

Have any of you tried to charge your cell phone using the USB port in the center armrest console? If so, does it work well for you? I've tried several different cables with different phones, and each...
06-18-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,520
Posted By Incendiary

Thanks for the replies. Ended up having it towed...

Thanks for the replies. Ended up having it towed to a dealership. They say it is a failed gear shifter and costs 1200. Is this possible? I couldn't shift into neutral with the engine off, to allow...
06-15-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,520
Posted By Incendiary

One more thing. I hear a very, very faint series...

One more thing. I hear a very, very faint series of clicking or groaning when I turn the key in the ignition, but it's not the same sound as if the engine were trying to turn over. It's so quiet at...
06-15-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,520
Posted By Incendiary

Also, both key fobs have the same issue and the...

Also, both key fobs have the same issue and the key can still lock the car, so I don't think it's a key fob issue...
06-15-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,520
Posted By Incendiary

Car wont start, jumping doesn't help

My 2006 s350 won't start. The engine won't even attempt to turn over. It's not a dead battery because everything else turns on fine. Just to be sure I tried jumping it but it still wouldn't try to...
03-22-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,043
Posted By Incendiary

You forgot a few: Sprain your finger while...

You forgot a few: Sprain your finger while pressing the button. Break a finger nail. Accidentally spill coffee on yourself while reaching for the button.
03-21-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,043
Posted By Incendiary

You've been very helpful, thank you. I'm slowly...

You've been very helpful, thank you. I'm slowly making my way through the manual. I'll get there!

BTW, regarding some of my earlier questions:
I was told that US cars cannot display outside temp...
03-18-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,043
Posted By Incendiary

I changed the settings so that only the driver's...

I changed the settings so that only the driver's side door unlocks. It wasn't in the COMAND menu or under settings, though. You have to hit both lock and unlock on the key itself and hold for a few...
03-11-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,043
Posted By Incendiary

I got non-RFT also! :D Actually, I thought MB...

I got non-RFT also! :D Actually, I thought MB gave non-RFT on all their cars. Based on your comment, I guess I'm wrong about that?
03-11-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,043
Posted By Incendiary

Okay, here's a few more: 7. The manual...

Okay, here's a few more:

7. The manual doesn't seem to contain tire pressures anymore, unlike in past years. Are the only places to find recommended tire pressures now on the driver side door...
03-11-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,043
Posted By Incendiary

Sorry, what is BTC?

Sorry, what is BTC?
03-11-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 62,455
Posted By Incendiary

konigstiger, any update on the maintenance sheets...

konigstiger, any update on the maintenance sheets you've previously posted (2010, 2012) for MY2014 sedans/wagons?
03-10-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,043
Posted By Incendiary

Thanks for responding. I appreciate your help. ...

Thanks for responding. I appreciate your help.

Interesting. I wonder if US cars are different. I can change from miles to km, but I cannot change the temp from F to C, nor can I change from km/h...
03-10-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,043
Posted By Incendiary

Adding to my questions: 4) Think I know the...

Adding to my questions:

4) Think I know the answer but just want to confirm... Is there an option to have the car parallel park on its own?

5) Can the side mirrors fold in? I didn't see a...
03-09-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,043
Posted By Incendiary

picked up my wagon, plus question(s)

Thanks to all those who helped me a few months ago when I was asking about wagon pricing.

I ended up buying from Lovence at MB Silver Spring. Great guy, super friendly and accommodating, and with...
01-07-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 916
Posted By Incendiary

Cool, thanks a lot!

Cool, thanks a lot!
01-06-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 916
Posted By Incendiary

invoice pricing and MY2015

Hi, looking to purchase a W212 and have two quick questions for the experts.

1) Where can I find accurate invoice pricing? Edmunds.com has occasional typos, it seems. Is there another source?
2)...
12-29-2013, 03:26 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,977
Posted By Incendiary

I, too, am interested in deals in the DC/MD/VA...

I, too, am interested in deals in the DC/MD/VA area. I'm looking for an E350 wagon. I want to order, since none of the dealers in the area have wagons optioned the way I want on the lot. The best...
01-19-2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,901
Posted By Incendiary

Thanks! I'll check out your link. I googled...

Thanks! I'll check out your link.

I googled and found two: Warren St Garage and European Autowerkes. Anyone have any experience with those?
01-19-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,901
Posted By Incendiary

Hmm, it says Service F on the dash. Maybe it...

Hmm, it says Service F on the dash. Maybe it should be treated as a 2004? :confused:

Edit: Searching for "service F" yielded two great posts:

https://mbworld.org/forums/3680555-post2.html
...
01-19-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,901
Posted By Incendiary

Hmm, okay. I'll find out exactly what it says....

Hmm, okay. I'll find out exactly what it says. Thanks for the heads up about that. The car will be out in the Toledo area for the next few years, though, so if anyone does know about good indy shops,...
01-19-2011, 05:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,901
Posted By Incendiary

Unhappy So... no good independent shops in or near the...

So... no good independent shops in or near the Toledo, OH area? :(
Forum: Midwest
01-12-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 734
Posted By Incendiary

Anyone near Toledo, OH?

I need a good indy shop to do my service F on my 2005 E-class. Any suggestions out there? Thanks! :y
01-12-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,901
Posted By Incendiary

Service F - good indy shop near Toledo, OH?

I need to get my service F done on my 2005 E320 4matic. Anyone know any good shops in or near Toledo, OH?

TIA! :)
05-15-2009, 07:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,717
Posted By Incendiary

Tirerack all the way. :y

Tirerack all the way. :y
05-14-2009, 04:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,717
Posted By Incendiary

Well, both the dealership and NTB have said the...

Well, both the dealership and NTB have said the tires are flat spotted. Dealer said to replace all four, but NTB said just the rears are problematic and balanced the fronts, so I guess I'll be...
05-13-2009, 05:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,717
Posted By Incendiary

Thanks for the link. Looks like that thread is...

Thanks for the link. Looks like that thread is mainly dealing with staggered wheel sizes in 4MATIC / AWD cars, though, which does not pertain to me. :)
05-13-2009, 04:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,717
Posted By Incendiary

Okay, so I'm searching for the tie rod? That's...

Okay, so I'm searching for the tie rod? That's the common issue, you mean? Or the shaking is a common issue?
05-13-2009, 02:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,717
Posted By Incendiary

If it were flat spotted, wouldn't there be a...

If it were flat spotted, wouldn't there be a shaky feeling at all speeds, both low and high? Not just at 70+ mph? And why wouldn't the problem have manifested itself a couple years ago, rather than...
05-13-2009, 12:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,717
Posted By Incendiary

Shaking at over 70+ mph

My mom has a 2006 S350 that was hardly driven for the first 1-2 years (we got it in late 2005). However, for the past 2 years, my mom has been driving it regularly / daily. As of about, oh, less than...
05-11-2009, 09:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 498
Posted By Incendiary

Thanks for your response. Will use them next...

Thanks for your response. Will use them next time, perhaps, but decided to get it serviced back in VA (where I'm from) this time. :)
05-08-2009, 02:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 498
Posted By Incendiary

Good independent shop in Durham/Chapel Hill area?

Need to do routine service on my C240 4MATIC. Any good indy service shops in the Durham/Chapel Hill area?

Thanks in advance! :)
11-15-2008, 09:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 18,537
Posted By Incendiary

That's impossible. The 2006 S350 was the only SWB...

That's impossible. The 2006 S350 was the only SWB W220 available. The others were all LWB V220.
11-10-2008, 02:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,322
Posted By Incendiary

Okay, so the stealership says no leak, no broken...

Okay, so the stealership says no leak, no broken parts, nothing needs to be replaced, but that my 4 year old, 50k mile car needs a power steering fluid flush for $155. This flush is not included in...
11-07-2008, 12:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,322
Posted By Incendiary

I just realized that I have the extended factory...

I just realized that I have the extended factory warranty, which is good until 100k miles or... 6 years? 7 years? Can't remember.

I don't have the policy information in front of me. Does anyone...
10-26-2008, 05:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,322
Posted By Incendiary

Okay, so I haven't gotten a chance to call the...

Okay, so I haven't gotten a chance to call the dealership to see if my car falls under that TSB yet. I still plan to, but first I'd like to check to see if the PS fluid is low. If so, I'd like to top...
10-24-2008, 01:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 18,537
Posted By Incendiary

Maybe it's me, but that looks like a W203 C, not...

Maybe it's me, but that looks like a W203 C, not a W220 SWB S.

And yes, the SWB S has no more rear seat legroom than an E, but the level of luxury and technology for the driver and passengers is...
10-19-2008, 06:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,322
Posted By Incendiary

Thanks for the info. If I am included in the...

Thanks for the info. If I am included in the campaign, do you know if the dealer would honor it even if I'm out of warranty?
10-19-2008, 02:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,322
Posted By Incendiary

Groaning when steering at low speeds

Hi all, I've noticed a groaning noise on my '05 E320 4matic lately when I'm turning the steering wheel at low speeds, as when I'm either entering or exiting a parking spot. I did a search and plan to...
10-19-2008, 02:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,626
Posted By Incendiary

OP, did you ever fix your issue? I'm having...

OP, did you ever fix your issue? I'm having pretty much the exact same problem with my W211 2005 4matic...
11-18-2007, 02:06 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,403
Posted By Incendiary

Test drive them both. See which you yourself like...

Test drive them both. See which you yourself like more.

Our W211 has been fine. No problems whatsoever. Probably because we bought the extended warranty when we bought the car, thinking it'd be a...
11-18-2007, 12:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,898
Posted By Incendiary

Oh. So was the previous gen W220 = SWB and V220 =...

Oh. So was the previous gen W220 = SWB and V220 = LWB also? And three gens ago, W126 = SWB and V126 = LWB? Or is this new nomenclature starting with this generation?
11-17-2007, 02:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,898
Posted By Incendiary

Hey, what's a V221? Is it a SWB W221?

Hey, what's a V221? Is it a SWB W221?
11-17-2007, 02:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,898
Posted By Incendiary

We have an S350. It's nice. I wouldn't mind more...

We have an S350. It's nice. I wouldn't mind more power, but for most every day driving, it's plenty. Length is 198", 5" shorter than the LWB models. Everything else is the same. Oh yeah, RWD only.
...
10-16-2007, 08:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 880
Posted By Incendiary

I brought it to Merchant's over the weekend and...

I brought it to Merchant's over the weekend and they said the toe and caster were fine but camber was off by 0.1 degree, which doesn't seem like a very big deal. And you're right, they said they...
10-15-2007, 09:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,061
Posted By Incendiary

Is it easy to take out the busted antenna and...

Is it easy to take out the busted antenna and install the new mast part oneself? I'm not the most mechanically inclined person.
10-14-2007, 01:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,061
Posted By Incendiary

Fixed antennas

Hey all, has anyone replaced their power antenna with a fixed, non-retractable one? The antenna in my 1990 300SE is stuck and I'm tired of hearing the power motor strain to raise and retract it...
10-14-2007, 02:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 880
Posted By Incendiary

Where to get alignment done?

For tire balancing, I know people say to go to any shop with a Hunter GSP9700 system. What about for alignments? I need to get my 300SE's alignment checked (the steering wheel is turned almost 30...
08-30-2007, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,552
Posted By Incendiary

Oh well, thought I'd give it a shot. :(

Oh well, thought I'd give it a shot. :(
08-29-2007, 11:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,552
Posted By Incendiary

Okay, seriously? No one else has noticed a large...

Okay, seriously? No one else has noticed a large gap on some W211's? Well, look for it. I usually see at least one a week, if not more. :nix:
08-28-2007, 12:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,552
Posted By Incendiary

W211 E-class bumper sag

Has anyone else noticed that a disproportionate number of W211's have a large gap between the taillights and the rear bumper? I suspect there must be some weak tab or clip or something that breaks...
06-10-2007, 03:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,992
Posted By Incendiary

Flavio, were the RWD cars shod in winter or...

Flavio, were the RWD cars shod in winter or all-season or summer tires? Just curious.
Replies: 3
Views: 3,446
Posted By Incendiary

Thanks, fellas. Turns out from her...

Thanks, fellas.

Turns out from her description that probably all four need to be replaced anyway, so I'm turning to the Tire Rack for a set of Continental ContiExtremeContacts in OEM size...
Replies: 3
Views: 3,446
Posted By Incendiary

Replacing tires on a C240 4matic

My sister got a flat on our 2003 C240 4matic sedan. In the event it's not repairable, I have a few questions that I hope y'all can help me out with (and quickly, as she is headed home soon).

1....
04-15-2006, 12:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,898
Posted By Incendiary

bimmerfest.com

bimmerfest.com
04-09-2006, 10:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,874
Posted By Incendiary

Hey, OT, but do you know of any Jaguar forums?

Hey, OT, but do you know of any Jaguar forums?
Replies: 6
Views: 518
Posted By Incendiary

Cool, thanks, Luke!

Cool, thanks, Luke!
Replies: 6
Views: 518
Posted By Incendiary

It wasn't originally intended to be mine, and my...

It wasn't originally intended to be mine, and my dad didn't want a LWB car (too long for him). I can't remember how much it cost, to be honest. Maybe like $56k? I think I posted it in a previous...
Replies: 6
Views: 518
Posted By Incendiary

Hmm, I'll check the manual. I'm surprised Luke...

Hmm, I'll check the manual. I'm surprised Luke hasn't responded. Maybe I'll call the Tire Rack myself.
03-18-2006, 04:08 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,788
Posted By Incendiary

Nice, go have fun with it. My car's still in the...

Nice, go have fun with it. My car's still in the body shop getting fixed after my own keying incident. :shakehead
Replies: 6
Views: 518
Posted By Incendiary

Winter tire sizing for '06 S350

Before the winter season officially comes to an end, Luke or anyone else have suggestions as to winter tire size? I think OEM is 225/55/17, so I was thinking 215/65/16. That sound about right? I...
03-18-2006, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,093
Posted By Incendiary

I've been a member for how long now and I just...

I've been a member for how long now and I just learn this now? :hammer:

Thanks for the tip. Mods, forgive the impending cross-post.
03-18-2006, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,093
Posted By Incendiary

Well, smaller because people seem to suggest it...

Well, smaller because people seem to suggest it helps cut through snow better, not because it'll handle (corner carve) better. Check out what the tirerack has to say:
...
03-18-2006, 02:01 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,788
Posted By Incendiary

merc655, is your insurance not covering it? I...

merc655, is your insurance not covering it? I find it hard to believe you don't have comprehensive coverage.
03-18-2006, 08:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,093
Posted By Incendiary

Winter tire sizing for '06 S350

Before the winter season and interest in the W220 officially die, anyone have suggestions as to winter tire size? I think OEM is 225/55/17, so I was thinking 215/65/16. That sound about right? Anyone...
03-08-2006, 12:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 622
Posted By Incendiary

S-class sales breakdowns?

Anyone have figures breaking down S-class sales? I'm interested to know what sells more, S500 or S430, RWD or AWD, etc.

Thanks. :y
03-05-2006, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,412
Posted By Incendiary

Was it the badge on the trunk, or was it just on...

Was it the badge on the trunk, or was it just on a piece of paper? I've seen S500V written on the contracts and stuff before.
03-04-2006, 10:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,348
Posted By Incendiary

What's an S550 AMG?

What's an S550 AMG?
01-04-2006, 03:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,347
Posted By Incendiary

I wonder if the trunk was designed so as to...

I wonder if the trunk was designed so as to "encourage" people to purchase the electronic trunk closer option... :naughty:
01-03-2006, 10:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,347
Posted By Incendiary

So the metal oxide coating is only in the...

So the metal oxide coating is only in the see-through, clear parts of the window (the majority of the size)? Only the black dot-matrix area allows transmission of the signal? Interesting... :nix:
...
01-03-2006, 08:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,347
Posted By Incendiary

Thanks, H. Where are you mounting it? Directly...

Thanks, H. Where are you mounting it? Directly below rearview mirror, to left, or to right?
01-03-2006, 07:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,347
Posted By Incendiary

E-Z Pass

I was told today that S-classes require exterior license plate E-Z pass tags. Is this true? The interior tag on our MY06 S350 wasn't reading properly, not sure if the transponder is defective or if...
12-30-2005, 12:13 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,552
Posted By Incendiary

I agree with Nevada Jack. Our 2006 S350's...

I agree with Nevada Jack. Our 2006 S350's interior materials are not too shabby... :y
12-27-2005, 12:07 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,552
Posted By Incendiary

Sat in one today. Interior looks nicer and less...

Sat in one today. Interior looks nicer and less cheap than the W220 (although I think the W220 isn't too bad... definitely many steps down from the W126 interior, though). Materials feel the same,...
12-27-2005, 12:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 914
Posted By Incendiary

Ordered one today to nip any potential problems...

Ordered one today to nip any potential problems in the bud. Thanks for your help.
12-25-2005, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 914
Posted By Incendiary

Thanks, W211. Any idea if there will be any...

Thanks, W211. Any idea if there will be any problems with no grille there at all?

Jimbo, that's my car. Used to drive a 190E, but otherwise the MB's are for the other members of my family. :)
12-25-2005, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 914
Posted By Incendiary

Lower grille

I need to replace the lower center grille (between the fog lights). Is this an easy DIY (i.e. just pop it in) job? Anything I should know in advance, like whether I should hold a particular tab back,...
12-17-2005, 04:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,702
Posted By Incendiary

If you were driving a RWD car on summers, then of...

If you were driving a RWD car on summers, then of course your car isn't very good in snow.
12-12-2005, 06:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,344
Posted By Incendiary

Now I remember why I asked about CD updates. I...

Now I remember why I asked about CD updates. I checked navteq.com, which I believe makes the maps for the version of COMAND I'd have to get (either US or Euro, but more likely US, version of COMAND...
12-12-2005, 05:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,344
Posted By Incendiary

Thanks again for the help, all. Most helpful. :) ...

Thanks again for the help, all. Most helpful. :) :y
12-12-2005, 01:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,344
Posted By Incendiary

You da man, buddy. Any good online sites, if I...

You da man, buddy. Any good online sites, if I elect to pursue this route? Does Steve sell them on the cheap? The other problem I see with going this route is I doubt whichever company it is that...
12-12-2005, 01:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,344
Posted By Incendiary

John, thanks for the help. Gonna do a search now...

John, thanks for the help. Gonna do a search now to see how many CDs come in the set and what the breakdown by state is per CD. Might consider a Garmin or Magellan portable GPS set as well, since it...
12-12-2005, 01:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,344
Posted By Incendiary

Hmm, that's what I feared. So the C-class didn't...

Hmm, that's what I feared. So the C-class didn't get DVD-based NAV until the facelift (MY05)?

Also, isn't switching CD's a pain? The navigation unit is in the trunk, right?
12-11-2005, 11:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,344
Posted By Incendiary

Actually, is the 2003 US/Euro COMAND unit CD or...

Actually, is the 2003 US/Euro COMAND unit CD or DVD-based? I don't know if it's worth it if it's CD-based.
12-11-2005, 10:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,344
Posted By Incendiary

Thanks guys. I'll try him. :) He sells...

Thanks guys. I'll try him. :)

He sells completely OEM kits?
12-11-2005, 08:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,344
Posted By Incendiary

Retrofit US COMAND

I have a 2003 C240 4matic. I'd like to retrofit COMAND/navigation. What are my options if I want to do it (easily) myself? Pre-facelift US COMAND, post-facelift US COMAND, and Euro COMAND? Is there...
12-11-2005, 03:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,702
Posted By Incendiary

I have Dunlop Winter Sport M3's on my BMW. No...

I have Dunlop Winter Sport M3's on my BMW. No troubles last year driving to Detroit and back through blizzard-like conditions. No troubles so far this year. If you're trying to get going in snow,...
12-11-2005, 01:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,702
Posted By Incendiary

Hey Skylaw, thanks for the extensive reply. I've...

Hey Skylaw, thanks for the extensive reply. I've actually driven a few Audis, all on test drives, though. My impression of them is pretty uniform: fat pigs. No offense to you or others who like them,...
12-11-2005, 12:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 887
Posted By Incendiary

Yep, just purchased. Final price was a shade...

Yep, just purchased. Final price was a shade under $56k before TT&L. We've never gotten any $3000 owner loyalty incentive, I'll have to ask about that the next time I'm in. Too late for me now, if it...
12-10-2005, 01:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,702
Posted By Incendiary

Any thoughts on 4matic vs. quattro?

Any thoughts on 4matic vs. quattro?
12-10-2005, 01:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 887
Posted By Incendiary

Was this a lease or finance? Did you have to go...

Was this a lease or finance? Did you have to go through MBNA then to get the $3000, or could you go through a different lender?
12-10-2005, 01:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 887
Posted By Incendiary

Hmm, what's the $3000 owner loyalty? Who pays...

Hmm, what's the $3000 owner loyalty? Who pays this? Do all dealers honor this? Sorry for the questions, but this is news to me...
12-08-2005, 03:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 465
Posted By Incendiary

wheel locks set - contents

What comes with the MB wheel locks? There are spaces for four lug bolts/wheel locks, a key, and something else. I got the 4 locks and key, but should I have gotten something else in the empty space?...
Forum: W211 AMG
12-06-2005, 03:25 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 19,281
Posted By Incendiary

Dude posted bail. He had a legal right to be on...

Dude posted bail. He had a legal right to be on the streets. Now he's off them. Cops aren't to blame here.
Forum: Off Topic
12-05-2005, 08:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 720
Posted By Incendiary

You're looking at a diminished value claim. Laws...

You're looking at a diminished value claim. Laws vary by state, I'm guessing Maryland doesn't require the coverage. If you want them to pay, you'll likely have to sue. I was just involved in an...
12-05-2005, 08:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,469
Posted By Incendiary

Pics of before and after?

Pics of before and after?
12-05-2005, 05:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,006
Posted By Incendiary

They got him when he was getting out, bulletproof...

They got him when he was getting out, bulletproof glass won't help with that, although it would have helped Camron out in his Lambo.

If you say that, they might say, okay, get into the car with...
Forum: W211 AMG
12-04-2005, 09:04 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 19,281
Posted By Incendiary

1. Ignorance, and/or 2. Make more than...

1. Ignorance, and/or
2. Make more than $15000/hr.
12-02-2005, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 726
Posted By Incendiary

When is the facelift coming?

Isn't it about time? MY 07 at the latest, I'd think. I'm surprised MY06 hadn't brought a refreshed interior/exterior.
11-29-2005, 01:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,206
Posted By Incendiary

Sadly for MBUSA, market forces are much stronger...

Sadly for MBUSA, market forces are much stronger than their decrees.

OP, tell that salesman to take a hike and find a different one. You're being jerked around.
11-29-2005, 01:37 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,006
Posted By Incendiary

They got your house keys? Were they on the same...

They got your house keys? Were they on the same keychain as your car keys, I guess?

Sorry to hear, BTW. Baltimore blows, ask me how I know.
11-28-2005, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,099
Posted By Incendiary

No one's got a clue? Not even where I could find...

No one's got a clue? Not even where I could find this information out? (MB dealer doesn't know.) :(
11-27-2005, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,099
Posted By Incendiary

wheel lock, all-season floor mat p/n's

Does anyone know the part number for wheel locks for an S-class? Or are the MBUSA wheel locks not model specific?

Also, if anyone has the p/n for the all-season mats for a SWB (S350), I'd...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-27-2005, 06:49 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 19,281
Posted By Incendiary

Dude, I'm so sorry to hear what happened to you....

Dude, I'm so sorry to hear what happened to you. I don't know how long it would take me to recover both mentally and physically from such an incident. Sounds like you are taking things pretty well in...
11-26-2005, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 992
Posted By Incendiary

Well, mission accomplished. Got the car (2006...

Well, mission accomplished. Got the car (2006 S350, options = Sirius, heated fronts, CD changer) for under $56k before TT&L.

Pics to come. :y
11-26-2005, 12:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 992
Posted By Incendiary

Sounds like they were willing to cut a little...

Sounds like they were willing to cut a little more than halfway or so into their holdback. Nice job!

Anyone else with any advice, etc.?
11-26-2005, 12:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 992
Posted By Incendiary

One more thing: I thought there was a list or...

One more thing: I thought there was a list or file somewhere on the forums that shows how many sales each dealership has had each month. Sound familiar to anyone?
11-26-2005, 12:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 992
Posted By Incendiary

Different dealers have different options. All...

Different dealers have different options. All have heated front seats and 6 disc CD changer.

In addition, they have:

1. Sirius radio, or
2. Keyless Go, or
3. Electronic trunk closer, or
4....
11-25-2005, 11:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 992
Posted By Incendiary

Buying S350 tomorrow - advice?

Hey guys,

Haven't posted in a while, been a little busy. I'm buying an S350 tomorrow. I've checked Edmunds for TMV, I know MB has a dealer holdback of 3% of total MSRP (not sure if that includes...
09-05-2005, 11:17 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 26,200
Posted By Incendiary

Agreed that it's cool to borrow ideas and...

Agreed that it's cool to borrow ideas and everything if they're clearly superior and as long as the borrower doesn't try to pass it off as original.

Also agreed that BMW's materials felt SO cheap...
Forum: Off Topic
07-18-2005, 04:26 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 7,259
Posted By Incendiary

That looks good. Any ideas on approximate date of...

That looks good. Any ideas on approximate date of completion? :y
07-17-2005, 11:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,904
Posted By Incendiary

First thing that came to mind when I saw that pic...

First thing that came to mind when I saw that pic is the Ford Five Hundred. I'd think it'd look classier in person, though.
07-16-2005, 10:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,422
Posted By Incendiary

Audi has a LWB A6 that they sell in China. I...

Audi has a LWB A6 that they sell in China. I wonder whether most people would go for a stretched/LWB E-class or a SWB S...
07-16-2005, 04:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,804
Posted By Incendiary

I guess I agree that as long as it's "best" for...

I guess I agree that as long as it's "best" for the consumer, it's not that big a deal that makers "copy" others' ideas. But where does the line stop? Bringing in technology is one thing, but the...
07-16-2005, 04:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,422
Posted By Incendiary

I agree that the S350 will be imported to the US...

I agree that the S350 will be imported to the US as a SWB model, but not until after at least a few years have passed. I really, really hope they bring the SWB models of the other engine models to...
07-16-2005, 04:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,565
Posted By Incendiary

I agree that its looks, although at first...

I agree that its looks, although at first appalling, are quickly growing on me. Even the interior, a blatant 7-series ripoff, is growing on me given the reviews that praise its high quality feel and...
07-16-2005, 04:38 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 26,200
Posted By Incendiary

W126... wonder why they didn't include that. ...

W126... wonder why they didn't include that. :nix: It's still my favorite S-class, although I suppose I'm a little biased... :p
Forum: Off Topic
07-16-2005, 01:06 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 7,259
Posted By Incendiary

I want one. Any details on what they look like?...

I want one. Any details on what they look like? How tall by how wide, do they go on outside or inside, and what color? Do they say MBWorld.org, or mbworld, or mbworld.org? :y
07-11-2005, 09:21 PM
Replies: 1,138
Views: 133,853
Posted By Incendiary

I gotta agree with Outland. Revolution is a...

I gotta agree with Outland. Revolution is a generation too early. BMW does evolution, revolution, evolution, revolution for major facelifts. Or at least, they used to. I prefer evolution, evolution,...
06-30-2005, 05:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,614
Posted By Incendiary

Did you switch it out from conventional? No way...

Did you switch it out from conventional? No way it came from the factory with synthetic, right?
06-30-2005, 02:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,614
Posted By Incendiary

Not sure, I'll ask.

Not sure, I'll ask.
06-29-2005, 10:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,614
Posted By Incendiary

Wow... My indy shop will do it for $64, including...

Wow... My indy shop will do it for $64, including oil and filter. I don't know that I can really save much money by doing it myself. Anyone know how much a quart of 0W40 Mobil 1 and a filter/o-ring...
06-28-2005, 07:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,614
Posted By Incendiary

Cool, thanks for your help, Bud. :y Any idea...

Cool, thanks for your help, Bud. :y Any idea where the filter is located, what size socket I need to remove it, etc.?
06-28-2005, 08:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,614
Posted By Incendiary

Oil change DIY?

Anyone know of an oil change DIY I can reference? I'd like to change the oil on my '05 E320 4matic, but am not sure how much oil and what type to replace it with and what filters, etc. need to be...
06-20-2005, 04:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,256
Posted By Incendiary

Same thing happened to me. Just a row of flashing...

Same thing happened to me. Just a row of flashing hyphens where the odometer display would otherwise be. D on the left and S on the right remain, however.

What the heck is going on? I saw no...
Forum: Off Topic
05-20-2005, 08:47 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 30,259
Posted By Incendiary

I miss my '91 190E 2.6. :(

I miss my '91 190E 2.6. :(
Forum: Off Topic
05-19-2005, 10:22 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,668
Posted By Incendiary

This thread sucks. :wall:

This thread sucks. :wall:
Forum: Off Topic
05-19-2005, 04:53 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,668
Posted By Incendiary

http://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=inte...

http://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=internetNews&storyID=8546105 has full article text.
Forum: Off Topic
05-19-2005, 03:26 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,668
Posted By Incendiary

Then the force is strong in this one.

Then the force is strong in this one.
Forum: Off Topic
05-19-2005, 03:20 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,668
Posted By Incendiary

Lives up to it, except for some bad lines and bad...

Lives up to it, except for some bad lines and bad acting interspersed throughout.
05-07-2005, 01:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,181
Posted By Incendiary

It's cool, man. Ours had like 84 miles. Maybe see...

It's cool, man. Ours had like 84 miles. Maybe see if they'll discount some, but if not, water under the bridge. A week from now you won't even care, you'll be smiling as you're behind the wheel and...
05-02-2005, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,764
Posted By Incendiary

I agree, lots of new models, but I think this is...

I agree, lots of new models, but I think this is a good move. After this, though, they should focus on QA hardcore before they start to think about product expansion again.
05-01-2005, 11:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,764
Posted By Incendiary

Baby ML is coming

http://www.theautochannel.com/F/news/2005/04/29/054123.html

New Mercedes-Benz Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) to Be Produced at DaimlerChrysler’s Bremen Plant

* Dr. Eckhard Cordes: “We are...
04-27-2005, 02:23 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 33,638
Posted By Incendiary

Yeah, seriously. Let's hope Lexus doesn't copycat...

Yeah, seriously. Let's hope Lexus doesn't copycat either of these trends (although the Bangle trunk design does allow for a much larger/wider trunk opening and storage space).
04-27-2005, 02:19 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 33,638
Posted By Incendiary

They were thinking, "Diomn this 7-series interior...

They were thinking, "Diomn this 7-series interior is foine! We gots to do us some blatant copying to keep up with the times!" (but in German, of course).
04-24-2005, 01:48 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 33,638
Posted By Incendiary

This is a spyshot of the upcoming Mercedes-Benz...

This is a spyshot of the upcoming Mercedes-Benz 750Li?
04-17-2005, 09:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,177
Posted By Incendiary

I used that product, in fact just yesterday. It's...

I used that product, in fact just yesterday. It's pretty good, certainly gets the job done with thoroughly dirty wheels. Just don't use it every week...

Avoid carnauba-based waxes if you're going...
04-17-2005, 06:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,593
Posted By Incendiary

Topping off is okay, but I think the point was...

Topping off is okay, but I think the point was you don't want to overfill. Just keep in between the lines on the dipstick, preferably closer to the top than the bottom line, and you'll be fine.
...
04-17-2005, 06:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,177
Posted By Incendiary

Soap and rag every week, wheel cleaner plus brush...

Soap and rag every week, wheel cleaner plus brush every 1-3 months should do you nicely.
04-17-2005, 05:49 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,782
Posted By Incendiary

Maybe we should just wait for the sales figures...

Maybe we should just wait for the sales figures to start coming in before making any unfounded conclusions...
04-17-2005, 04:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,879
Posted By Incendiary

Er, this is a pshop, right?

Er, this is a pshop, right?
04-16-2005, 02:52 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,782
Posted By Incendiary

braverichard, I'm with you. I've been agitating...

braverichard, I'm with you. I've been agitating for SWB S-class options for a while now. If Audi can offer their A6 as a LWB (first mid-size LWB I've ever heard of) option in China, I don't see why...
04-16-2005, 02:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,879
Posted By Incendiary

Huh? I know the G class is separate. I'm talking...

Huh? I know the G class is separate. I'm talking about the GLK. MB has it trademarked in the US, along with GLK Kompressor, etc.
04-15-2005, 03:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,491
Posted By Incendiary

I just saw that GLK has been trademarked. I...

I just saw that GLK has been trademarked. I wonder...
04-15-2005, 03:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,879
Posted By Incendiary

Interesting. BTW, MB has trademarked the name...

Interesting. BTW, MB has trademarked the name GLK. Any idea whether they decided to call it GLK instead of MLK, or perhaps this is just something to raise speculation?
04-12-2005, 04:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,879
Posted By Incendiary

MLK and 2007 S-class? Was the W221 camo'd to the...

MLK and 2007 S-class? Was the W221 camo'd to the gills? And I didn't realize there were any prototypes or mules of the MLK yet. Did you mean SLK?
04-03-2005, 02:52 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 33,638
Posted By Incendiary

Please don't let those be the taillights...

Please don't let those be the taillights...
Replies: 2
Views: 858
Posted By Incendiary

I have a 17 mm socket already. I'm not sure what...

I have a 17 mm socket already. I'm not sure what those three use, though. I'm surprised Tire Rack reps don't know.
03-28-2005, 12:51 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,782
Posted By Incendiary

Oh whoops, W209 is current CLK? :hammer:

Oh whoops, W209 is current CLK? :hammer:
03-28-2005, 12:25 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,782
Posted By Incendiary

You sure? I seem to recall seeing some CLK430's...

You sure? I seem to recall seeing some CLK430's...
Replies: 2
Views: 858
Posted By Incendiary

Lug bolt sizes

I want to change out some tires for the following cars:

1990 300SE
2003 C240 4matic
2004 or 2005 E320 4matic

Can someone tell me the size sockets to get for each car's lug bolts? They all...
03-25-2005, 09:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,502
Posted By Incendiary

So you want AWD, sporty, luxury, prestige. What...

So you want AWD, sporty, luxury, prestige. What do you HAVE to have (i.e., must be German, must be AWD, must be MB or BMW) and what do you NOT want (no Japanese, no Audi, no FWD, etc.)?

Based on...
03-24-2005, 06:45 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,782
Posted By Incendiary

I'd personally be interested in an S350 SWB. More...

I'd personally be interested in an S350 SWB. More because I'd prefer a SWB over a LWB. An S500 or S430 SWB would spark my interest even more, though. BTW, the S350 acceleration numbers are still...
03-24-2005, 06:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,470
Posted By Incendiary

So it is the same warranty, just at a higher...

So it is the same warranty, just at a higher price? The original extended warranty did cover the same electronics that this marked up one does?
03-24-2005, 03:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,088
Posted By Incendiary

I'd be interested to know his info. Thanks!

I'd be interested to know his info. Thanks!
03-24-2005, 06:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,088
Posted By Incendiary

Plus, AMG issues aside, would they deliver an E55...

Plus, AMG issues aside, would they deliver an E55 wagon to the US? They're not sold or offered through MBUSA otherwise...
03-24-2005, 06:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,278
Posted By Incendiary

Hey postoak, good to see you here from the 'fest....

Hey postoak, good to see you here from the 'fest.

Yeah, MB brakes tend to be mushier than BMW brakes, but BMW brakes are probably the best out there. You'll get used to it in time... :)
02-10-2005, 04:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,139
Posted By Incendiary

To be fair, this is probably the first generation...

To be fair, this is probably the first generation of S-classes that hasn't had a 6-cylinder in the US yet. 300SE/300SEL and S320 in the W140 variant come to mind...
02-09-2005, 12:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,758
Posted By Incendiary

The folks on bimmerfest swear by the Hunter...

The folks on bimmerfest swear by the Hunter GSP9700. Find a shop that uses this system and get the tires roadforce balanced.

http://128.242.141.111/pub/search/findgsp9700.cfm

If that doesn't...
02-08-2005, 12:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,139
Posted By Incendiary

Ah, finally a W220 SWB in the US. Too bad it's...

Ah, finally a W220 SWB in the US. Too bad it's only available in a V6 engine, though.
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