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09-06-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 876
Posted By lay3r3

Night pkg does look sharp!

Night pkg does look sharp!
09-06-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 876
Posted By lay3r3

Thanks!

Thanks!
09-05-2018, 02:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 876
Posted By lay3r3

Picked up my 2019 GLC

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/425e6149_91d3_4e60_bf38_ae479ecdb952_65370a9a40aab2ca41867a398664872c3b686600.jpeg...
09-03-2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,634
Posted By lay3r3

Here is the difference between standard vs adaptive

Essentially adaptive means your steering wheel won't vibrate if you're reacting to a sudden situation (usually I would've crapped in my pants, and not care if my steering wheel was vibrating...) this...
08-20-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,558
Posted By lay3r3

Standard GLCís price point is competitive and is...

Standard GLCís price point is competitive and is one of their better selling vehicles. I think there is a decent room for negotiation. Obviously custom orders may not have as much room vs taking...
08-20-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,558
Posted By lay3r3

My 2019 is coming this Friday

The MBUSA site is way behind. I placed an order at the end of June using the website. My dealers STAR system was already using 2019 ordering guide. Apprarantly 2019 orders were already in progress...
07-20-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,021
Posted By lay3r3

no, not because I am a current (previous) owner. ...

no, not because I am a current (previous) owner.
itís through an affiliation of a company who work with/for MB.
07-16-2018, 12:42 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,021
Posted By lay3r3

Custom ordered a 2019 a couple of weeks ago. ...

Custom ordered a 2019 a couple of weeks ago. Squeezed it into one that's was slated to go into production next week.
MSRP 53,835. got a MB friends & family discount 12.25% off, no questions asked....
07-04-2018, 12:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,443
Posted By lay3r3

Using the Netstar system to build was no problem....

Using the Netstar system to build was no problem. Then he looked into current pipeline that was being built, there was one being built in 3 weeks (now 2 weeks) that he was able to still make changes...
07-03-2018, 11:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,443
Posted By lay3r3

My dealer was not able to get HUD ordered last...

My dealer was not able to get HUD ordered last week due to supplier issue. Sounded like you were successful? Did you verify?
07-03-2018, 01:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,124
Posted By lay3r3

You are probably right, the mid model year...

You are probably right, the mid model year refresh probably is coming in mid 2019 vs MY2019.
07-02-2018, 12:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,124
Posted By lay3r3

2019 (I was fully expecting a 18) - final build...

2019 (I was fully expecting a 18) - final build price was cheaper by about $500. Base went up (I think he said heated seats are now std or something to that effect).
He mentioned at this point itís...
06-27-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,124
Posted By lay3r3

Heads-up display Order Issue

custom order a GLC with my dealer on Monday. Good new was he was able to find one already in the pipeline to built, so just need to tweak it so it will be built in 3 weeks and take delivery by Mid...
06-07-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,891
Posted By lay3r3

mine was a 2014. So far only put about 28K on...

mine was a 2014. So far only put about 28K on the car. No battery issues so far. There was some kind of software update for hybrid model only, you may want to check with the dealer.

the battery...
04-19-2018, 02:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,455
Posted By lay3r3

Windshield Replacement and ADAS Calibration at Safelite

Driving up to Chicago last week and a rock kicked up by a semi and cracked the windshield.
$50 glass deductible, so I chose OEM replacement with Safelite. (Cost $300 more than OEE). Again only $50...
03-16-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 1,149
Views: 137,223
Posted By lay3r3

I am on pins and needles! Please let us know...

I am on pins and needles! Please let us know asap. I never rooted anything before, but would like it done to install Waze. and update it when it is needed.
I haven't bought my unit yet. (I had...
02-06-2018, 11:59 PM
Replies: 1,149
Views: 137,223
Posted By lay3r3

How did you get the Yip Man movie to play? or...

How did you get the Yip Man movie to play? or for any movies to play for that matter...
Umm.. also looks like the screen protector is still on your unit? :-) Nice job, very Chinesey.. :-)
02-06-2018, 11:53 PM
Replies: 1,149
Views: 137,223
Posted By lay3r3

Can you download Waze, then use it by tethering...

Can you download Waze, then use it by tethering to your phone's hotspot?
Also in one of your initial pics, there was a 3D map... was that part of google map? Google earth 3D mapping?
12-21-2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 473
Posted By lay3r3

Haha same here. I know exactly how close I am...

Haha same here. I know exactly how close I am within the curb or that slab of concrete when it hits the bottom of the display screen.
12-17-2017, 01:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 492
Posted By lay3r3

It is your current system and more. All existing...

It is your current system and more. All existing functionalities of ur OEM unit will still be displayed - except in a bigger screen. (Think of it as a pass-through)
Along with it it opens up other...
12-12-2017, 11:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 503
Posted By lay3r3

Blackvue DR650 has always been the highend...

Blackvue DR650 has always been the highend benchmark. 1080p has all the features.... record while car in motion, when gets bumped if stationary. Pulls into garage automatically downloads into home...
12-12-2017, 11:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By lay3r3

Nah.. that's how the car handled since day one. I...

Nah.. that's how the car handled since day one. I thought I outgrew the "spirited driving" when i bought it. It even came with sports pkg. (though not AMG 18 wheels and tires). I had ask Koenig (sp?)...
12-12-2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 503
Posted By lay3r3

Smile LOL. so true. or buy a Tesla - since that...

LOL. so true.

or buy a Tesla - since that car is required to be connected to the interweb at all times. I remember reading the news the other day that a rental car company in Europe that...
12-12-2017, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By lay3r3

suspension suggestions after 2 years

2 years after this car - I can't tell you how much I dislike how this car handles. Probably it's because the prior 3 cars were all BMWs.
I am not a professional driver nor do I track my car. I...
12-12-2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 492
Posted By lay3r3

How about not a damn thing and go straight to the...

How about not a damn thing and go straight to the latest 10.25in Display that the current unit can integrates into? save you a few bucks...
Personally this may become the hottest mod for W212 in...
12-12-2017, 08:57 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 66,282
Posted By lay3r3

Whats the difference between the top 2 adapting...

Whats the difference between the top 2 adapting brackets? They both seem to fit a W212?
12-11-2017, 03:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,299
Posted By lay3r3

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08-26-2016, 09:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 902
Posted By lay3r3

I thought I was pretty clear. Guess I...

I thought I was pretty clear. Guess I wasn't!Prior to middle of production year 2014, no posts on passenger side.
After middle of 2014 production year, they added the passengers side posts.

...
08-25-2016, 07:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,816
Posted By lay3r3

Got it. Beautiful car. HOWEVER.... And her is...

Got it. Beautiful car. HOWEVER.... And her is always the however in life:

1. You DONT have the lighteing pkg. you have the standard LED headlight. Not the ones with >> << daytime running...
08-24-2016, 09:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,816
Posted By lay3r3

At least post a picture of you car will you? No...

At least post a picture of you car will you? No offense - you seemed confused. a picture says a thousand words. We'd love to help but a) the W213 guys don't want to hear your problem (rightfully...
08-24-2016, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By lay3r3

Mystery solved. When car is on aux battery...

Mystery solved.

When car is on aux battery mode/electric mode, the fan seems to only operation in 3 speed. Once Engine is kicked on, all 5 speeds show up.
08-23-2016, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By lay3r3

LOL - good one! especially since I AM ethnic...

LOL - good one! especially since I AM ethnic Chinese. MB needs to make all five settings to only show the number 8 then! Need to get rid of the 4 in my E400!
08-23-2016, 12:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By lay3r3

Where is Fan Speed Setting Number 4?

Hi- can you guys play with your car's fan speed manual setting and report back?
Normally I leave mine on Auto and corresponding temperature.
I noticed I don't have a the fan speed setting...
08-22-2016, 09:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 902
Posted By lay3r3

I just checked mine MY2014 (May 13 Build date) -...

I just checked mine MY2014 (May 13 Build date) - it only has the carpet post on the driver side. So there you go.

HOWEVER, when I was purchasing WeatherTech floor mats and based on my model year,...
08-06-2016, 10:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,181
Posted By lay3r3

I am going to try to play with it and look at my...

I am going to try to play with it and look at my speed limit. The curve I refer to is sometimes part of my daily commute route home then give the play by play. may be next time I'll see a suzuki...
08-04-2016, 01:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,181
Posted By lay3r3

I AM GLAD I KNOW WHAT THIS IS NOW!!!!! (I hope) ...

I AM GLAD I KNOW WHAT THIS IS NOW!!!!! (I hope) I have to learn to adapt or trust the system I guess.

OP, let me describe what I had experienced. I had just thought MB don't build cars with good...
08-01-2016, 03:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 767
Posted By lay3r3

How much HP gain? :naughty: looks great...

How much HP gain? :naughty:

looks great btw, how much was it? (OEM route)
07-25-2016, 07:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By lay3r3

Is there instructions to remove the cover? I...

Is there instructions to remove the cover? I need to somehow clean them a bit. I had the windshield ceramic tinted (70%). It is a messy process as I watch from YouTube. I am sure a crap load or...
07-25-2016, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By lay3r3

what's this?

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1200x800/80-w212_mercedes_dash_f9c0be1cd8c5285912407706b6d1ea3dd769c9be.jpg

What's underneath what is outlined here by the orange line? This...
07-22-2016, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 768
Posted By lay3r3

Can you show me some pictures? I can't imagine...

Can you show me some pictures? I can't imagine the amount of interior issues you have given it's post-facelift (I remember the car looked really sharp from the outside with CSC gloss black...
07-19-2016, 11:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,427
Posted By lay3r3

really? why must it be touch screen? there are...

really? why must it be touch screen? there are only like 8 icons and for me, add Spotify make it 9 icons. In my 2017 audi Q7, it's not a touch screen, in similar fashion you just turn the dial to...
06-29-2016, 12:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,028
Posted By lay3r3

Wife was driving my car today, taking boy to the...

Wife was driving my car today, taking boy to the library and on her way there got stopped by our town's police.

So I just got off the phone and got an earful. She got an warnign and this guy said...
06-22-2016, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 822
Posted By lay3r3

Ah okay. the current set up is 265/35/18 in the...

Ah okay. the current set up is 265/35/18 in the back with 9.0 x ET 54
Looks like with the 275/30/19 9.5 x ET 35, your poke is now reduced to 25.4 (LOL, barely any noticable difference) Yes good...
06-22-2016, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 822
Posted By lay3r3

Matching to your profile of driving a 2011 E350...

Matching to your profile of driving a 2011 E350 with 18 in stock wheels, according to http://www.wheel-size.com/size/mercedes/e-class/2011/ , your stock sports wheels have an offset of 48. If they...
06-21-2016, 12:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,464
Posted By lay3r3

Is this a US version car? Interesting lower...

Is this a US version car? Interesting lower front air dam. I haven't see it before.
06-16-2016, 03:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,810
Posted By lay3r3

Hi Why-not Can you share what is the...

Hi Why-not


Can you share what is the ballpark figure for these parts?
Also exactly what are the parts needed?
Lastly, can you provide brief but specific step by step instructions to getting...
06-15-2016, 01:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,810
Posted By lay3r3

this thread has piqued my interest.... feels...

this thread has piqued my interest.... feels like a low effort DIY... hopefully the doers and provide a write up after.
06-15-2016, 12:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,240
Posted By lay3r3

Those look like the stock 18 AMG. They look...

Those look like the stock 18 AMG. They look fine. Gloss black 19s would look pretty good too for contrast. I wouldn't go any thing bigger than 19s. My 19s are already a little harsh in terms of...
06-14-2016, 09:44 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,556
Posted By lay3r3

Are the 2017s (w213) arriving in the showroom...

Are the 2017s (w213) arriving in the showroom yet? If so, I'd assume they would be either getting some sort of kickback or rebate from manufacture to move the 15's...
06-13-2016, 07:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,176
Posted By lay3r3

Please show pic after lowering... I want to get...

Please show pic after lowering... I want to get the same thing done or at least lower it somewhat, but don't want it too low.


contemplating between new springs or new spring (thinner) spring...
06-13-2016, 04:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 529
Posted By lay3r3

:) that's what I keep telling myself, spend your...

:) that's what I keep telling myself, spend your money on other cool stuff first... especially it will be $1,000 plus...
06-13-2016, 03:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,556
Posted By lay3r3

I should be clear - they were 2 hybrids and 2...

I should be clear - they were 2 hybrids and 2 diesels.... The dealer had a hard time moving them is what I suspect.


but if you are in the market for one (they discontinued the hybrid in 2016)...
06-13-2016, 03:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,556
Posted By lay3r3

For reference, last year 2015 on labor day, I had...

For reference, last year 2015 on labor day, I had no intention buying a car originally - was just browsing with a friend. Swung by MB, they still had 4 brand new 2014 left. My car sticker was 68K...
06-13-2016, 03:30 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,556
Posted By lay3r3

They look like CSC wheels Style C882 Gloss Black...

They look like CSC wheels Style C882 Gloss Black - probably staggered.


http://www.cecwheels.com/gallery/bmw-650i-gran-coupe


I have the same except I have the gloss back inside but machine...
06-13-2016, 03:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 436
Posted By lay3r3

Problem with 19+ wheels causing ratting/creaking sound in the cabin?

5K miles in (2500 on 17in and 2500 on 19in) - I now ride on the 19's. However when I go over bumps or imprecations on the road, the plastic 3 hole-gauge just inside/underneath the dashboard would...
06-12-2016, 11:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 529
Posted By lay3r3

see links where I posted below. I haven't gotten...

see links where I posted below. I haven't gotten around to do this. Essentially you'll need the mirror frame with the motor built-in. And you also need to get the correct one depending on your...
05-30-2016, 11:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,905
Posted By lay3r3

The E 350 class sports pkg isn't true sports...

The E 350 class sports pkg isn't true sports suspension like ur acustom to. I think they call is avant garde. The car is styling is sporty- with the chrome diffuser in the back and the sporty grill...
05-24-2016, 11:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,028
Posted By lay3r3

Amazon.com: Show N Go Electric Powered License...

Amazon.com: Show N Go Electric Powered License Plate Frame - Shows & Hides Automatically with Remote Key Fobs: Automotive

My buddy bought this for his M5. Of course it didn't work when he needed...
05-23-2016, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,090
Posted By lay3r3

Btw here is the link that showed how a W212...

Btw here is the link that showed how a W212 windshield gets replaced. This is not a diy - but it shows a lot of removal procedures like molding and windshield wiper arm removal. This man is very...
05-23-2016, 06:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 467
Posted By lay3r3

what's this?

Anyone know what these weird looking ears above the rear view mirror are for?
...
05-23-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,090
Posted By lay3r3

Thank you. I was also able to track down a...

Thank you. I was also able to track down a related video by seaching E350 windshield replacement. The technician used a nylon prying tool like you said. wedged between the glass and the cover and...
05-22-2016, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,090
Posted By lay3r3

How to remove rain sensor and lane departure plastic cover behind the rear view mirro

I want to pop the cover off - anyone has experience doing so? Just don't want to break any plastic tabs....
05-16-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,710
Posted By lay3r3

Spur of the moment

Had no intention to buy an MB at all, but have been driving exclusively German automobiles since 1997, 3 BMWs and 1 Audi.

Bought MB last September. This car wasn't even on the radar. We had...
05-08-2016, 11:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 698
Posted By lay3r3

Yup, you are correct. and of course I failed to...

Yup, you are correct. and of course I failed to explain well enough. Yes. while it has the automatic function as you slide the seat back and forth and the headrest goes along with it - you CAN...
05-08-2016, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 698
Posted By lay3r3

A couple of things: 1. the headrest moves...

A couple of things:

1. the headrest moves up and down automatically as you slide your seat back and forth. The further back you go, the headrest will be raised up relative to what position...
05-03-2016, 04:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,106
Posted By lay3r3

No Parking assist pkg? meaning the 360 mirror...

No Parking assist pkg? meaning the 360 mirror view?
This is actually one very important feature that I use all the time is to set a customizable button to quickly go to the front camera view when I...
04-29-2016, 04:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,106
Posted By lay3r3

I would like real leather but it appear MB Tex is...

I would like real leather but it appear MB Tex is fine since the quality is comparable to real leather. Among forum member it is almost a 50/50 split. I am located in NYC, does it really makes a...
04-29-2016, 11:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,866
Posted By lay3r3

Help me verify

Hi Mr. Toronto (YYZ)

Can you help me verify my thinking and share your experience?

My car has both the blink spot warning and the 360 camera (side cameras) in the bottom of the mirror frame.
...
04-28-2016, 05:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,866
Posted By lay3r3

I haven't gotten the time to do this retrofit...

I haven't gotten the time to do this retrofit project. Aiming for this summer. Also the sh^tty thing about the w212 folding is that they only fold in like 2 inches - they don't fold as much as...
04-27-2016, 07:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,764
Posted By lay3r3

I think it looks great. It's one of those things...

I think it looks great. It's one of those things where you don't ever see it, but you know the difference is there so you want to correct it (if they should either be all matt or all gloss)

...
04-25-2016, 12:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,390
Posted By lay3r3

For collision waring (red triangle in the left...

For collision waring (red triangle in the left circle gauge, fuel & oil level one) should flash and beep.

For blind spot warning (red triangle in the side view mirrors). if signal is activated...
04-21-2016, 02:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,390
Posted By lay3r3

I think the key word in these 3 videos vs the one...

I think the key word in these 3 videos vs the one that was posted about "plus" is autonomous.

So yes, they all "brake for you" only that Assist PLUS would "initiate the braking" in the event that...
04-20-2016, 07:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,390
Posted By lay3r3

Agreed- if you have "Collision Prevention Assist...

Agreed- if you have "Collision Prevention Assist Plus" your car will brake for you just like the video.


I believe my car only has "collision Prevention Assist" - no Plus. My car only warns...
04-17-2016, 09:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,390
Posted By lay3r3

Do this!

Can you get some large refridgerator size cardboard boxes? Cut them up and make a fake wall or something. Prop the cardboard up in your street or an empty parking lot in a way when you crash into...
04-17-2016, 10:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,390
Posted By lay3r3

Fosterelli- be careful. If you don't have...

Fosterelli- be careful. If you don't have distronic, your car will NOT brake for you. It simply warns and judging by how you brake - (you know the panic breaking we all have done like when backing...
04-11-2016, 11:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,029
Posted By lay3r3

Thanks Konigstiger! what is that thing you...

Thanks Konigstiger! what is that thing you shared in the pic?

What if you look up a E350 rear wheel drive or 4 Matic - did they have the option? and could I just use their spare tire options if...
04-10-2016, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,029
Posted By lay3r3

Can I put in a spare?

What modification would I have to do? parts to order? To carry a spare? I don't see the auxiliary battery? Is it because mine is a hybrid and there is a much bigger hybrid battery in th engine bay?...
04-09-2016, 07:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 759
Posted By lay3r3

OMG- that's not minor! Looks terrible. Whoever...

OMG- that's not minor! Looks terrible. Whoever it is is a real A hole. PDR guy can probably do a lot. I would also get a local detail guy (not the cleaning car kinda guy) but the kind hat does...
04-05-2016, 10:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,889
Posted By lay3r3

Ah... Spring pads

Can you take a closer pic of the front and rear fender gap? I actually think the front looks just fine. Can't really see the rear. :-). It seems the gap is bigger for the rear? Again cant see...
04-05-2016, 05:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 820
Posted By lay3r3

There are visual difference between sport and...

There are visual difference between sport and non-sport.
Sport:
1. You don't get the traditional Tri Star hood ornament.
2. You should get AMG 18" wheels.
3. I think the rear diffuser for the...
04-04-2016, 07:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,889
Posted By lay3r3

1. The black wheels on black paint looks awesome!...

1. The black wheels on black paint looks awesome! The staggered stance looks so good! What are the size of the wheels (I think you have 20's) and tire combo?

2. I am thinking you still have the...
04-04-2016, 03:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 603
Posted By lay3r3

Good question! 1. So far it is being...

Good question!

1. So far it is being advertised that the prices of $35K is "before" the additional 7500 tax incentive. Well... that can be true or false. It is true 7500 is being offered, but...
04-04-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 603
Posted By lay3r3

Off topic Quick Poll- Anyone here reserve the Tesla 3?

Since it was a $1,000 refundable deposit, I went ahead and made that interest-free loan out to Elon Musk over the weekend...
04-04-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,493
Posted By lay3r3

Years ago I had an 1997 BMW e39 (528i). In 2002,...

Years ago I had an 1997 BMW e39 (528i). In 2002, I was doing a 3 point U turn, an uninsured beater with no brakes couldn't stop his car and took out the front end of the car from the passenger side....
03-31-2016, 04:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 925
Posted By lay3r3

What spare tire? Mine came with run-flats... do...

What spare tire? Mine came with run-flats... do we really?
03-28-2016, 05:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,384
Posted By lay3r3

BTW- I am not judging. But as I am reading...

BTW-
I am not judging. But as I am reading this thread, I can't help but feeling we're complaining about some truly "non-essential" things! :-)
seriously not jabbing at anyone, but remember the...
03-28-2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,384
Posted By lay3r3

press and HOLD

1. do you have the power close button/option in the trunk?
2. If you do, then you need to press and HOLD it down until the trunk is closed. Not just press and let go.
03-22-2016, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 880
Posted By lay3r3

Go to www.willtheyfit.com The choice you...

Go to www.willtheyfit.com

The choice you made should fit no problems. The wheel will poke outward by 2cm - (3/4 of an in) - I think there is more than enough clearance. but the extra 5% profile...
03-02-2016, 11:03 PM
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Posted By lay3r3

Also depends on the offset of the wheel you're...

Also depends on the offset of the wheel you're selecting...

scroll lower to a topic "winter shoes off" you should see my 19 set up. My is a rear wheel drive car however.
02-29-2016, 05:20 PM
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Posted By lay3r3

In your experience, how bad is it to drive winter...

In your experience, how bad is it to drive winter in 60 and low 70 degree weather? (for Canada I guess 72 F is 22 C)
02-29-2016, 03:26 PM
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Views: 827
Posted By lay3r3

Below is the exact place I use. I think if it...

Below is the exact place I use. I think if it were the over head kind I probably won't get as much suds in the back since the wash jets would spray at the car from all angles. With the car moving...
02-29-2016, 03:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,296
Posted By lay3r3

Thank you for the write up! This gives me...

Thank you for the write up! This gives me confidence to tackle this job later this summer!


qq: Instead of keys being off to set it to record, can you set the camera to activate when you lock...
02-29-2016, 02:26 PM
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Views: 827
Posted By lay3r3

Not FL... won't bother with winter set if I was...

Not FL... won't bother with winter set if I was there! :-)


Plate was Missouri.
02-29-2016, 02:24 PM
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Views: 827
Posted By lay3r3

More info on the wheels: Those are CEC...

More info on the wheels:


Those are CEC C882 style wheels purchased from Wheel Warehouse (Rick T. was the gentleman that help me). Bought tires from them as well. I ended up buying TPMS from...
02-28-2016, 10:56 PM
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Views: 827
Posted By lay3r3

I was getting a bit concerned about my winter...

I was getting a bit concerned about my winter set. Temp has hit 70 a few times the past 2 weeks. Otherwise we are more near high 40s/low 50s. Too early?
02-28-2016, 10:01 PM
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Views: 827
Posted By lay3r3

C Quartz is amazing. as the conveyor belt sends...

C Quartz is amazing. as the conveyor belt sends me and the car through the car wash, the last step is the blower, all is well for the front half of the car except the trunk/rear end of the car. ...
02-28-2016, 07:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 827
Posted By lay3r3

Winter shoes off...

haven't stopped buying black color vehicles since 1997. it's times like today makes me love this color. Removed my winter set of 17" wheel and tire set. Put on the staggered 19" that was purchased...
11-25-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,250
Posted By lay3r3

buzz kill!!!!

Thanks for the explanation! very thorough and total buzz kill. I guess there is no upgrade path! I am surprised MB would invest for 1 single model year (since 2017 is moving on to W213) for the...
11-25-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,250
Posted By lay3r3

Hmm... I'd think it's just OS upgrade. Is there...

Hmm... I'd think it's just OS upgrade. Is there that big of a H/U difference? "physical difference, different cabling and complete overhaul? I know the buttons are "flatter" more flush, but that...
11-25-2015, 02:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,250
Posted By lay3r3

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/650x420/80-image_1d66c604d1edfbf2d8187b0bc0a876218a72d332.jpg

Like this
11-25-2015, 02:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,250
Posted By lay3r3

Ability to upgrade to the latest Command/Infotainment OS?

I noticed in some pictures and video postings and that showed the latest (2016, perhaps it was available already on the 2015s?) Command/Infotainment system. It appears the HW hasn't changed but the...
10-24-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 15,365
Posted By lay3r3

Dislike this thread!!

Besides the gentleman who offered the ability/solution (mid city engineering) to default the car to turn off the engine stop- can a moderator delete every post including the OP?
...
10-08-2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 630
Posted By lay3r3

Marc Rose at W.I. Simonson Mercedes

Give Marc a call. 5 min deal. Since you didn't buy within the first 30 day as the first owner, there will be a 15% surcharge (Although I thought I have seen someone quote there are 4 states which...
09-23-2015, 01:56 PM
09-23-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 527
Posted By lay3r3

So when the auto high beam feature is enabled...

So when the auto high beam feature is enabled through the instrument cluster, I will "still" need to push the stalk away/forward in order for high beam to come on automatically? (when the speed...
09-22-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 527
Posted By lay3r3

Those with Lighting Pkg (post 214 facelift) Please help explain setting

I love my lights, they are so bright! What are other benefits that I should be taking advantage of?

1. When I have to use my Hi Beam full time, I need to turn the light swith/round knob all the...
09-18-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,104
Posted By lay3r3

Don't put one back on...

Take it to a reputable body shop. Bondo the holes and spot repaint.

Good reputable shop will be able to blend/feather in the paint and clear coat where you won't see the difference.

put...
09-09-2015, 12:52 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,735
Posted By lay3r3

So was searching for Power Folding Mirror...

So was searching for Power Folding Mirror retrofit - I guess since it's now available, it is possible to buy the parts and "re-code/program" for the US version? Looking at previous threads related...
09-09-2015, 12:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 643
Posted By lay3r3

Not a plug-in - tho i wish (may be i run a fake...

Not a plug-in - tho i wish (may be i run a fake plug out of the engine bay - since at work you get the closest parking spots as a electric and plug into the wall, haha)
You won't find a lot of them...
09-08-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,891
Posted By lay3r3

Any E400 Hybrid owners out there?

Hi All-

New convert to MB. Bought a brand new E400 Hybrid yesterday. (Looks like they are being discontinued in 2016) - Any E400 hybrid owners out there? any tips and gotcha in general with...
09-08-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 643
Posted By lay3r3

Any E400 Hybrid owners out there?

Hi All-

New convert to MB. Bought a brand new E400 Hybrid yesterday. (Looks like they are being discontinued in 2016) - Any E400 hybrid owners out there? any tips and gotcha in general with...
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