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12-09-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,535
Posted By ipp

Otroligt fin bil du har där!

Otroligt fin bil du har där!
11-12-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 3,642
Views: 3,199,347
Posted By ipp

Really really nice! Congrats!

Really really nice! Congrats!
11-18-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 740
Posted By ipp

Is it the 12V M103? It sounds a bit like the...

Is it the 12V M103?

It sounds a bit like the issues I have. Have you checked the spark plugs? My car is burning oil and due to that the plugs gets messy pretty quickly. When I change or clean the...
10-06-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 3,642
Views: 3,199,347
Posted By ipp

Oh, thanks! Nice when people appreciate these old...

Oh, thanks! Nice when people appreciate these old cars.
10-03-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3,642
Views: 3,199,347
Posted By ipp

Here are more pictures of my C124 -88. As I wrote...

Here are more pictures of my C124 -88. As I wrote before, she does not have very many extras, if any; except auto... But she is in a 100% rust free condition. That's pretty rare in Sweden, we have...
07-24-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3,642
Views: 3,199,347
Posted By ipp

Congrats! Very nice to see a well kept W124 like...

Congrats! Very nice to see a well kept W124 like yours! I'm waiting for a set of refurbished 15-holes wheels like yours for my 300CE -88. Mine has the 8-holes wheels now, which isn't the ones it had...
07-02-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 3,642
Views: 3,199,347
Posted By ipp

My German sold 300CE -88, imported to Sweden -99....

My German sold 300CE -88, imported to Sweden -99. Very modest equipped, but in mint condition. It has 17.000 kms on the clock.

I have bought the 15-hole original wheels, waiting for the to be...
03-26-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 38,732
Posted By ipp

Then you should have bought a BMW! ;) But...

Then you should have bought a BMW! ;)

But seriously I think that sounds strange. Now at the moment I have 18" winter tires and Airmatic always on comfort setting. And it's comfortable, but I...
03-22-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,499
Posted By ipp

My Euro-spec ML has a option in the instrument...

My Euro-spec ML has a option in the instrument cluster were I can change from left-hand drive to right-hand drive myself.

Maybe there is no hardware difference between LHD and RHD lights if you...
03-21-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 17,120
Posted By ipp

Hej nordbo! Kul att se en skandinav här. I...

Hej nordbo! Kul att se en skandinav här.

I don't have the on/off-road package. As you said, with airmatic you can still raise the vehicle if you get stucked in snow. I think you can order...
03-21-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 38,732
Posted By ipp

Bump! I'll post some pics when I've got the...

Bump!

I'll post some pics when I've got the summer wheels on. Only the 19" AMG-wheels that not many here seems to like. I like the comfort!
03-13-2013, 05:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,167
Posted By ipp

Isn't that a bit tacky?

Isn't that a bit tacky?
03-01-2013, 03:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,928
Posted By ipp

Nice, congrats! It's the same here, if you...

Nice, congrats!

It's the same here, if you come with a vehicle that is imported from Germany and not sold through the Swedish MB Agency you will not be treated very good. They won't even take it...
02-28-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,928
Posted By ipp

I have 3 years free map update - Code 502 it did...

I have 3 years free map update - Code 502 it did come with Comand Online Code 527 in my country.

Do you have full Comand or the Becker system? I don't think there are any free updates with the...
02-27-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,230
Posted By ipp

Don't get me wrong, I liked the E-class seats. I...

Don't get me wrong, I liked the E-class seats. I just liked the fact that you really could extend the seat in the BMW other than just pump up a balloon like with MCS. Also that with BMW:s comfort...
02-27-2013, 05:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,230
Posted By ipp

I had the MCS in my E-Class (S212) and like you...

I had the MCS in my E-Class (S212) and like you coming from BMW:s comfort seats I didn't think they were much to boast about. So I settled for the sport seats this time and I think they are as...
02-19-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 935
Posted By ipp

I think it's the diesel fuel pump. Had the same...

I think it's the diesel fuel pump. Had the same sound on both my BMW 530dT and MB E350CDI.
02-13-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,270
Posted By ipp

If you have the on- and off-road package you have...

If you have the on- and off-road package you have the possibility to put the transmission in 'M'-mode for manual shifting.
12-17-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,895
Posted By ipp

You probably have some lawyer to blame for this.....

You probably have some lawyer to blame for this.. ;)
12-12-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,895
Posted By ipp

Mine can. But I actually think the function is...

Mine can. But I actually think the function is there for heating the vehicle with "REST" heat from the engine. Maybe they have built in temperature limit for when the function is active or not. We...
12-12-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 41,758
Posted By ipp

I think the change of headlights is really sad,...

I think the change of headlights is really sad, the 4 headlight arrangement was the trademark of the E-class. Now it's gone. How are they thinking?
12-11-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 41,758
Posted By ipp

+1

+1
12-11-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 41,758
Posted By ipp

As I posted in another thread: I'm happy that...

As I posted in another thread:
I'm happy that I've switched to the new M-Class and didn't order the S212 facelift... This looks like a Chinese copy of the E-class made by MB themselves.

I agree...
12-11-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,689
Posted By ipp

http://www.autoblog.nl/gallery/Mercedes/0_Gelekt/M...

http://www.autoblog.nl/gallery/Mercedes/0_Gelekt/Mercedes_E-Klasse_Facelift_2013/Mercedes-E-klasse-facelift-lek-02.jpg

I'm happy that I've switched to the new M-Class and didn't order the S212...
12-10-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,724
Posted By ipp

Nah, don't think so. He's holy, don't need it.

Nah, don't think so. He's holy, don't need it.
12-09-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,724
Posted By ipp

Doh... Now I need to change car again...

Doh... Now I need to change car again...
12-06-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 22,091
Posted By ipp

Btw. my dealer said that 17" does not fit...

Btw. my dealer said that 17" does not fit vehicles with sport package.
12-06-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 22,091
Posted By ipp

Here is our one week old ML350 BLUETEC with 18"...

Here is our one week old ML350 BLUETEC with 18" Dunlop Wintersport M3. Don't know the width of the tires actually. The car runs VERY quiet and smooth with this setup.

The look of the wheels is not...
12-05-2011, 06:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,837
Posted By ipp

I've been in 212-taxis with more than 9.000...

I've been in 212-taxis with more than 9.000 miles. I've also heard from the drivers that 30.000 miles is no problem.

My relatively (very) unscientific research tells me that the cab driver loves...
12-02-2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,196
Posted By ipp

+1 on the Newest new Beetle... GTI DSG?

+1 on the Newest new Beetle...

GTI DSG?
12-01-2011, 06:45 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,196
Posted By ipp

Cooper S! You just can't be tired of it. I've...

Cooper S! You just can't be tired of it. I've driven across Europe in mine, no problems and I'm 6'3.

Here are some pics of my 2011 MCS if you are interested: http://www.garaget.org/?car=235702
12-01-2011, 04:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,302
Posted By ipp

E350T CDI 4Matic Police interceptor

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s84jB_VisKs

Now since the situation for SAAB isn't the best the swedish police force are evaluating other options. One is a Benz! Looking good I think!
02-18-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,806
Posted By ipp

:) :zoom:

:) :zoom:
02-16-2011, 12:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,806
Posted By ipp

I came from a BMW E61 M-Sport, so to me the ride...

I came from a BMW E61 M-Sport, so to me the ride is VERY smooth even with the Sport package. I'd guess that it's softer than the BMW w/o M-Sport aswell... The luggage space is enormous, in fact it...
02-16-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,806
Posted By ipp

The new Touareg seems really nice, but I also...

The new Touareg seems really nice, but I also like wagons more... Here are some pics of our wagon.

https://mbworld.org/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=203080&stc=1&d=1297868087
...
02-10-2011, 06:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 30,422
Posted By ipp

Parking assist is active when you are driving...

Parking assist is active when you are driving very slow, you'll then notice the 'P'. When you passing a parking spot (parallel parking) large enough to fit the car you'll see the 'P' and an arrow...
02-09-2011, 04:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 30,422
Posted By ipp

It is Park Assist. Since you have Parktronic (can...

It is Park Assist. Since you have Parktronic (can see from the pictures) you also have Park Assist.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EAaYpqPUsFw
02-04-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,517
Posted By ipp

STOCK!

STOCK!
02-04-2011, 06:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,752
Posted By ipp

+1

+1
01-19-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 16,790
Posted By ipp

https://mbworld.org/forums/attachment.php?attachme...

https://mbworld.org/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=200627&stc=1&d=1295461298
https://mbworld.org/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=200628&stc=1&d=1295461298

To me it almost looks like they...
01-17-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,395
Posted By ipp

I got my "something" updated last week, I think...

I got my "something" updated last week, I think it was the Comand system. Now I have small stars in the sky when it's dark outside. Also Bluetooth audio is enabled and it is working great. I tried to...
01-12-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,156
Posted By ipp

I have 18" wheels as well and I think the ride is...

I have 18" wheels as well and I think the ride is smooth. Are you having a E350 CDI Bluetec? The one you have a AdBlue tank where usually the spare tire is located? If that's the case you'll have...
01-07-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,398
Posted By ipp

It would have been interesting to hear the...

It would have been interesting to hear the sedan's sound system as well, I've only heard the wagon's and I think there is a lot of bass. From what I've understood the subwoofer is different placed in...
01-06-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,361
Posted By ipp

I must say that I think ILS works great. I've...

I must say that I think ILS works great. I've never needed to do what I stated in my last post. Just informed that the option is there.

Cheers,

Fred
01-06-2011, 07:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,361
Posted By ipp

If you turn the dial all the way clockwise from...

If you turn the dial all the way clockwise from 'A', the highbeams will work exactly like a car without high beam assist. What is the problem?
01-05-2011, 05:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,387
Posted By ipp

Congrats! Now she needs a E350 Wagon! ;)

Congrats! Now she needs a E350 Wagon! ;)
12-30-2010, 10:56 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,911
Posted By ipp

No

No
12-27-2010, 05:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,572
Posted By ipp

The E350 isn't, E350 CGI is. The CGI isn't sold...

The E350 isn't, E350 CGI is. The CGI isn't sold in the US.
12-27-2010, 04:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,709
Posted By ipp

Studded tires? Was it in the nordic countrys? I...

Studded tires? Was it in the nordic countrys? I agree about the four cylinder diesels, they are very nice. Sadly the only have 5-speed autos (or six speed manuals), if the had the 7G-tronic I would...
12-22-2010, 12:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,219
Posted By ipp

Euro cars still have the quad fog/drl:s if you...

Euro cars still have the quad fog/drl:s if you don't have Xenon headlights. Else you wouldn't have any front fog-functionality.
12-13-2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,334
Posted By ipp

The reset button is the 'OK' button on the wheel....

The reset button is the 'OK' button on the wheel. If the message won't go away I would asume that you have some kind of problem with the battery. Is it the car battery or the key battery?
12-12-2010, 01:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,470
Posted By ipp

Here are some pics of a Cuprite Brown E500...

Here are some pics of a Cuprite Brown E500 Avantgarde. There were no used red S212 for sale in Europe that I could find.
...
12-11-2010, 06:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 973
Posted By ipp

https://mbworld.org/forums/attachment.php?attachme...

https://mbworld.org/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=198038&d=1292063261
These are the standard wheels for the E-Class (N/A in the US).
...
12-10-2010, 08:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,724
Posted By ipp

https://mbworld.org/forums/attachments/e-class-w21...

https://mbworld.org/forums/attachments/e-class-w212/197739d1291744695-one-two-rear-foglights-efoggy.jpg
12-07-2010, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,172
Posted By ipp

Yeah, I know it makes sense. Now you know that...

Yeah, I know it makes sense. Now you know that it's the foglight for sure. Strange that my E61 had two.
12-07-2010, 01:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,172
Posted By ipp

One or two rear foglights?

Today during a quick stop after a very foggy motorway trip I noticed that my car only have one rear foglight. All my previous BMW:s had two. I think one looks pretty cheap... Is it the same on all...
11-25-2010, 02:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,073
Posted By ipp

I have them, but I'm in Europe. I read that the...

I have them, but I'm in Europe. I read that the rear bumper with PTS isn't US DOT approved. So that's why... Maybe there aren't enought many S212 sold in the US to justify a DOT approval.
11-18-2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,998
Posted By ipp

This is a internet forum, might affect the...

This is a internet forum, might affect the demographics a bit...
11-18-2010, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 813
Posted By ipp

Even with the non-distronic cruise control the...

Even with the non-distronic cruise control the break lights goes on when decelerating. (if the breaks are applied)
11-12-2010, 08:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,973
Posted By ipp

E350 Bluetec Review

http://www.thedieseldriver.com/2010/11/2011-mercedes-benz-e350-bluetec/

A nice review. How many diesels do we have here on the W212 forum?
11-05-2010, 06:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,528
Posted By ipp

In sweden the 3-spoke steering wheel is included...

In sweden the 3-spoke steering wheel is included in the AMG-package. The details for the package states that if you have lane assist you won't get the 3-spoke wheel.

So I think your dealer is...
10-27-2010, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,438
Posted By ipp

Fantastic looking S212 you've got there. Congrats!

Fantastic looking S212 you've got there. Congrats!
10-27-2010, 05:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,251
Posted By ipp

That is not the original towbar at all, looks...

That is not the original towbar at all, looks like a joke. Ask them to remove it.

The original that I have is completely invisible when it's retracted.

Here is a demo: (I only found a clip...
10-24-2010, 06:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,378
Posted By ipp

Mine has Bridgestone Potenza RE050A. 18". I think...

Mine has Bridgestone Potenza RE050A. 18". I think its a rather sporty tire.
10-22-2010, 06:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,105
Posted By ipp

Q: What does the flags on the NAV map mean?

Hello,

I coundn't find any explanation in the manual for this... I have a lot of flags on random (to me) locations. Anyone knows what they stand for?

Here's a pic:
10-13-2010, 06:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,782
Posted By ipp

That's why we use engine heaters! :) ...

That's why we use engine heaters! :)

http://www.defa.com/heating4.php3?aid=7&lang=3&ndid
10-13-2010, 11:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,782
Posted By ipp

What's the need for this "feature"? Here and in...

What's the need for this "feature"? Here and in many other places in europe it's illegal to idle more than one minute.
10-10-2010, 05:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,660
Posted By ipp

E350 4matic Wagon!

E350 4matic Wagon!
10-08-2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,903
Posted By ipp

Strange that it still has the luxury/elegance...

Strange that it still has the luxury/elegance rear bumper..
10-07-2010, 08:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,370
Posted By ipp

illuminati!

illuminati!
10-04-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,764
Posted By ipp

In my garage there is a black E250 CGI with the...

In my garage there is a black E250 CGI with the 'Elegance' design line and AMG-package (Avantgarde is 3 bars). With that combo you get the 4 bar grill with the gray slats. I can snap a photo of it...
09-30-2010, 11:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,146
Posted By ipp

Whats the difference between this method compared...

Whats the difference between this method compared to just turning of the A/C?
09-29-2010, 02:53 PM
09-22-2010, 08:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,498
Posted By ipp

I wonder how many people a year the "EU wagon...

I wonder how many people a year the "EU wagon parktronic bumpers" does kill. Is it more or less than having the US red turning indicators instead of amber? ;)
09-06-2010, 04:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,714
Posted By ipp

I think the new LED:s looks good in marketing...

I think the new LED:s looks good in marketing pictures but not so very good IRL.
08-30-2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 20,366
Posted By ipp

I don't use them. I rather like people/cars to...

I don't use them. I rather like people/cars to keep a distance from my door sides, for that the mirrors are very good.
08-18-2010, 02:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,471
Posted By ipp

The wheels looks fantastic on that black S212. ...

The wheels looks fantastic on that black S212.

Btw. Do you know anything about that interiour?
08-18-2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,813
Posted By ipp

Thats how it is In europe. Since these cars are...

Thats how it is In europe. Since these cars are bought without tax and then sold to private persons second hand for a "taxed" price the taxi company can buy a new e-class without putting too much In...
08-18-2010, 09:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,597
Posted By ipp

I must say that my subwoofer kicks really good......

I must say that my subwoofer kicks really good... It seems like the wagon has a different sub than the sedan. It's smaller than the sedan's but it's in a enclosed box in the trunk. The sedan version...
08-13-2010, 04:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,416
Posted By ipp

The suspension on my S212 is perfect even with...

The suspension on my S212 is perfect even with 18". The fact is that the estate version gets self leveling air suspension for the rear axle as standard.

It's a fantastic car! Go for it...
08-09-2010, 05:22 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,335
Posted By ipp

K-A: Are you getting just the trunk spoiler or...

K-A: Are you getting just the trunk spoiler or also getting the roof spoiler?
08-08-2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,623
Posted By ipp

Did you know that the "chirp" is a US thing and...

Did you know that the "chirp" is a US thing and not present for other markets? I think I will ask my dealer to keep the car after the next service... ;)
08-05-2010, 03:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,537
Posted By ipp

To me it seems like a E350...

To me it seems like a E350...
08-04-2010, 06:21 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,623
Posted By ipp

Anyone knows if it's possible to upgrade the...

Anyone knows if it's possible to upgrade the comand software with this 3D-feature? With my old BMW they upgraded the iDrive with new versions a couple of times when they had it in for service.
07-28-2010, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 969
Posted By ipp

Nice! How does it feel compared to the W204?

Nice! How does it feel compared to the W204?
07-20-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,108
Posted By ipp

I've been used to BMW before and when they did...

I've been used to BMW before and when they did upgrades to the iDrive you could get the newer version installed by your dealer, anyone knows if it's the same with MB?
07-19-2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,173
Posted By ipp

The difference is that the W212 has a see through...

The difference is that the W212 has a see through mesh as cover instead of a 100% covering cloth.

For me it's a plus since I live in a part of the world were every extra hour of sunlight is a good...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-15-2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,758
Posted By ipp

Why not get a W210, that might get you even...

Why not get a W210, that might get you even happier...
07-11-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,058
Posted By ipp

Good question... I have the intelligent lights...

Good question... I have the intelligent lights system so I can't tell. I've also noticed that if only the LED DRL's are turned on during daylight (A-mode) the Xenons will lit if you turn on the rear...
07-11-2010, 07:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,058
Posted By ipp

You have front fog lights, they are integrated in...

You have front fog lights, they are integrated in the headlights and activated when you turn on the rear fog light.
06-29-2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,911
Posted By ipp

In Europe you pay around $4.000 for the upgrade...

In Europe you pay around $4.000 for the upgrade to "Sport-version". So if I had the choice of getting it for $0 it would be a no-brainer...
06-23-2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,246
Posted By ipp

It seems like people are complaining a lot about...

It seems like people are complaining a lot about the 18" 5-spoke wheels. Never heard any complains about the 18" double spoke AMG-wheels.
06-22-2010, 06:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,652
Posted By ipp

MB-Tex = Taxi

MB-Tex = Taxi
06-17-2010, 06:55 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 18,992
Posted By ipp

Very true, this forum is extremely boring... Most...

Very true, this forum is extremely boring... Most posts are misplaced W211 posts...

I'm comparing this forum to the E60.net forum were I used to hang out and it's completely dead. :(
06-15-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,430
Posted By ipp

How can it be legal for a minor to drive a car?...

How can it be legal for a minor to drive a car? Or even worse, fly a plane?! I'm starting to get worried here, but maybe it's just because I know how I was at that age... ;)
06-15-2010, 09:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,615
Posted By ipp

Wasn't that accident more about luck than about...

Wasn't that accident more about luck than about driving a safe car? I mean he didn't hit anything major. It's not speed that kills, it's when you stop very fast...
06-14-2010, 07:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,435
Posted By ipp

Nice write-up! What did you think about the...

Nice write-up! What did you think about the engine?
06-12-2010, 06:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,808
Posted By ipp

Mine is between 29-32 MPG. I think it's ok. A...

Mine is between 29-32 MPG. I think it's ok. A 250CDI (bi-turbo 2.1L 4-cyl) would probably get much better figures, and it's almost as quick as the 350CDI, the problem is that it comes with a 5-speed...
06-08-2010, 08:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,644
Posted By ipp

Why didn't he go all in with E63 on the trunk? ;)...

Why didn't he go all in with E63 on the trunk? ;)

Here is the E500/E550 non-sport rear:
06-08-2010, 08:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,644
Posted By ipp

All show no go...

All show no go...
06-08-2010, 03:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 21,521
Posted By ipp

My detailer always says the sooner the better....

My detailer always says the sooner the better. When it's a resprayed part it's another story, but 6 months seems too long anyways.
06-01-2010, 10:12 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,430
Posted By ipp

Nice!! It's my no. 1 combo. But with dogs and...

Nice!! It's my no. 1 combo. But with dogs and renovating a house there wasn't much to do about it, had to pick black...
06-01-2010, 07:58 AM
06-01-2010, 06:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,557
Posted By ipp

The funniest part about this one is that 'death'...

The funniest part about this one is that 'death' is the VAG concern's highest boss Ferdinand Piech (pic (http://www.pistonheads.com/pics/news/20471/Winterkorn-piech-web-L.jpg)). A look-a-like, but...
05-28-2010, 07:25 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,430
Posted By ipp

Congrats K-A! I'd love to see some pics later on,...

Congrats K-A! I'd love to see some pics later on, what interior color did you get? When will you get it?
05-27-2010, 07:41 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,430
Posted By ipp

I must say that I would restrict the choices...

I must say that I would restrict the choices between current models. W204 C63, W212 E350/550 or S-Class W221. Don't go for the W211 again or the very soon replaced CLS.

Personally if I were in...
05-27-2010, 05:06 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,430
Posted By ipp

Is the C63 out of the question?

Is the C63 out of the question?
05-20-2010, 08:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,852
Posted By ipp

I like the black ash very much, exactly for the...

I like the black ash very much, exactly for the reason mentioned, it almost looks like piano black. Black ash comes standard with the European 'Avantgarde'-version, and the option to buy aluminum...
05-19-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,929
Posted By ipp

One thing I know differs are the wheels. The US...

One thing I know differs are the wheels. The US Luxury actually has the 'Avantgarde' wheels. Other than that you have more options "for free" such as power seats and so on. As you can see even the...
05-17-2010, 05:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,852
Posted By ipp

Have you seen/felt the Lexus's door handles? The...

Have you seen/felt the Lexus's door handles? The clock? The buttons for the windows? The speedometer? The buttons for rear view mirrors? And I could go on and on... All these Toyota components...
05-11-2010, 01:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,719
Posted By ipp

So there are cars with 'only' Intermittent Wipers...

So there are cars with 'only' Intermittent Wipers and cars with Rain Sensor?
05-11-2010, 04:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,719
Posted By ipp

My rain sensor works flawless I must say.

My rain sensor works flawless I must say.
05-11-2010, 04:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 17,668
Posted By ipp

Are you happy with the result? Pics?

Are you happy with the result?

Pics?
05-10-2010, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,938
Posted By ipp

Here is a much cheaper variant:...

Here is a much cheaper variant: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rID1nWUvUjU&feature=related

;)
05-10-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 879
Posted By ipp

Really cool! Thanks for sharing!

Really cool! Thanks for sharing!
05-06-2010, 03:09 PM
05-06-2010, 02:52 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,581
Posted By ipp

Confirmed!

Confirmed!
05-06-2010, 01:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,761
Posted By ipp

I've noticed my white iPod in the glovebox beeing...

I've noticed my white iPod in the glovebox beeing covered in these black fibers. But I don't have it in the rest of my car. IFAIK the vent is just blowing air, not vice versa.
05-06-2010, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,382
Posted By ipp

Do you know I there comes a disc with the car...

Do you know I there comes a disc with the car from the beginning? I'm too lazy to go down in the garage and check right now...
05-05-2010, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,938
Posted By ipp

I have one, it's completely hidden until you...

I have one, it's completely hidden until you press a button in the boot, then it folds out automatically. Very neat, you won't get oil on your hands anymore. can snap a photo if you are interested.
...
05-04-2010, 10:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,024
Posted By ipp

It might have been the rear window speaker and...

It might have been the rear window speaker and subwoofer, they are not designed for rain/carwash.
05-03-2010, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3,356
Views: 938,590
Posted By ipp

Nice combo! The leather almost looks white!

Nice combo! The leather almost looks white!
05-03-2010, 03:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,700
Posted By ipp

This is so strange, why bother making two...

This is so strange, why bother making two versions, must be more expensive, especially when amber is safer and much better looking.
05-03-2010, 04:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 841
Posted By ipp

I don't have this in my BMW or in my Saab either.

I don't have this in my BMW or in my Saab either.
04-29-2010, 08:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,149
Posted By ipp

Thank you for your reply! You are correct...

Thank you for your reply!

You are correct about the UHIxxxxx. I don't know if he has a BT SAP or a BT HF adapter in the car, how do I tell?

I tried by going to "Telephone" chose...
04-28-2010, 03:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 625
Posted By ipp

iPhone/Bluetooth - '08 CL500

Please read this:
https://mbworld.org/forums/cl-class-w216/348786-iphone-bluetooth-08-cl500.html
04-28-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,149
Posted By ipp

iPhone/Bluetooth - '08 CL500

Hi,

My girlfriend's dad bought a CL500 last week and when we are trying to pair it to his (or mine) iPhone 3G it first says that a connection is established, but it still won't work. The COMMAND...
04-23-2010, 05:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,865
Posted By ipp

He isn't using his seatbelt! What's that about?

He isn't using his seatbelt! What's that about?
04-22-2010, 06:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,517
Posted By ipp

Yepp

Yepp
04-22-2010, 07:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,515
Posted By ipp

http://www.bytbil.com/bilar/begagnade/mercedes-ben...

http://www.bytbil.com/bilar/begagnade/mercedes-benz/e/dvgzqydg/?criterias=FWAREAY1Ysgo2My.tQwAoAA_!

Here is one kaschmire matte white in Uddevalla. Maybe a bit far from Stockholm though...
...
04-21-2010, 12:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,515
Posted By ipp

If I would change mine I thing I would go for...

If I would change mine I thing I would go for some dark wheels (gunmetal). I was planing on getting the #6 as winter wheels for my car but after reading about cracking replicas I didn't dare to go...
04-16-2010, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,212
Posted By ipp

The E500/E550 non sport also has the rectangular....

The E500/E550 non sport also has the rectangular.
http://blog.autoworld.com.my/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/689557_1242969_4256_2832_08c1273_052.jpg
04-12-2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 928
Posted By ipp

Or actually I recommend you to get the W212...

Or actually I recommend you to get the W212 instead... ;)
04-12-2010, 01:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 928
Posted By ipp

I recommend you to search in the W211 forum...

I recommend you to search in the W211 forum instead, this is the W212 forum. The W212 came out as 2010 models.

Good luck!
04-12-2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 852
Posted By ipp

The pump sound from the back might be the pump...

The pump sound from the back might be the pump for the air suspension, I've noticed a few times as-well.

If you have a rubber mat in the trunk it's probably the reason for why the botlid doesn't...
04-06-2010, 05:19 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,645
Posted By ipp

At least in Europe they are going to launch the...

At least in Europe they are going to launch the E300 BlueTec Hybrid during 2011. It's the same diesel engine as in E250 CDI with a electric engine aswell. The E250 is a 4-cyl twin turbo 2,1 litre...
04-05-2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,316
Posted By ipp

Yepp, that's a point. Paying $150.000 for a E350...

Yepp, that's a point. Paying $150.000 for a E350 isn't (e.g.) what most americans are used to do.

But still I wouldn't want to turn my E350 CDI to look like a E63. Would be a little embarrassing...
04-05-2010, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3,356
Views: 938,590
Posted By ipp

Looking forward to see pics of your car with...

Looking forward to see pics of your car with other rims than the stocks.

btw. Are you going to remap the engine?
03-31-2010, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3,356
Views: 938,590
Posted By ipp

At last, the spring is arriving! Summer wheels...

At last, the spring is arriving! Summer wheels on.

http://img382.imageshack.us/img382/8223/sommarmerca1.jpg

http://img256.imageshack.us/img256/5889/sommarmerca2.jpg
03-25-2010, 08:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,527
Posted By ipp

I have those for my winter tires, looks very good...

I have those for my winter tires, looks very good on the car.
http://www1.garaget.org/archive/135/134341/185271/large_185271-1765683.jpg
03-22-2010, 04:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,350
Posted By ipp

BMW:s are washing the windshield every 3rd time.

BMW:s are washing the windshield every 3rd time.
03-08-2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,141
Posted By ipp

Still it's strange why they bother to make a...

Still it's strange why they bother to make a different version for the US market when the row version would have worked fine, even better...

I remeber it was a lot of anger at the E60 forum when...
03-06-2010, 07:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,733
Posted By ipp

They are installed at the dealer. In my case with...

They are installed at the dealer. In my case with winter tires and I got my 18" AMG-styling wheels in the trunk for the summer season.

I actually like the gulshorn wheels alot! Fits the car very...
03-04-2010, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3,356
Views: 938,590
Posted By ipp

Sadly this is not my car, found it for sale at a...

Sadly this is not my car, found it for sale at a dealer in Sweden. The color is called DESIGNO MAGNO KASCHMIR WHITE and it's matte :). So far it's the coolest E-class I've seen, can't stop drooling...
03-04-2010, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,293
Posted By ipp

The colour is called: DESIGNO MAGNO KASCHMIR...

The colour is called: DESIGNO MAGNO KASCHMIR WHITE (MATTE)
03-04-2010, 04:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,293
Posted By ipp

In Europe we have carbon fibre options from...

In Europe we have carbon fibre options from factory. You could probably order these parts from your dealer.
http://img35.imageshack.us/img35/4306/viewimageaspxt.jpg...
03-03-2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,087
Posted By ipp

On the "new one" it looks like they are folded...

On the "new one" it looks like they are folded in?
03-03-2010, 05:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,087
Posted By ipp

I think the old ones looks cooler. More unique,...

I think the old ones looks cooler. More unique, to use the same boxy ones all over the E-class range is probably just a way for MB to save money.
03-01-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,733
Posted By ipp

My seats are called "multi contour seats". They...

My seats are called "multi contour seats". They are the same seats with the air bolsters as the "dynamic multi contour seats" but they doesn't have the dynamic features.
03-01-2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,733
Posted By ipp

Go for it! ;) Actually I've noticed that the S212...

Go for it! ;) Actually I've noticed that the S212 w. AMG-Styling draws many peoples attention, starting to ask questions at the petrol station and so on..

What does your dream spec looks like?
03-01-2010, 12:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,701
Posted By ipp

It's described briefly here:...

It's described briefly here: http://www4.mercedes-benz.com/manual-cars/ba/cars/w212/en/experience/index.html#

Click 'Safety -> Intelligent Light system' I think it's around 2:15.
03-01-2010, 12:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,701
Posted By ipp

It's hard to take a photo of it since it's the...

It's hard to take a photo of it since it's the projector lens changing it's adjustments.
03-01-2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,701
Posted By ipp

To make stuff easier to understand we have to...

To make stuff easier to understand we have to stop calling the LED-DRL:s fog lights, extremely confusing... The fog lights for the W212 with Xenon are bult in in the headlights.
02-27-2010, 06:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,701
Posted By ipp

It actually turns on the front foglights as well....

It actually turns on the front foglights as well. Look how they change it's light distribution next time.
02-27-2010, 06:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,350
Posted By ipp

Nice! What are the new AMG packages?

Nice! What are the new AMG packages?
02-25-2010, 12:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,139
Posted By ipp

Annoying that you can't pick xenon wo. P2. It's...

Annoying that you can't pick xenon wo. P2. It's no US thing that you get the L shaped DRL with xenon, it's like that everywhere. It's not true that you don't get foglights w. xenon, you'll get even a...
02-24-2010, 12:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,139
Posted By ipp

Since you can't have xenon and the four round...

Since you can't have xenon and the four round fogs they are a big no-no to me. A car in this segment must have xenons.
02-23-2010, 04:44 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 331,462
Posted By ipp

Does MB and Mitsubishi use the same...

Does MB and Mitsubishi use the same "comand"?
02-19-2010, 02:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 25,730
Posted By ipp

Nice! Looking forward to see some pics! :y

Nice! Looking forward to see some pics! :y
02-19-2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 25,730
Posted By ipp

I very much like the monochrome look that...

I very much like the monochrome look that white/black gives you. And since it's for your wife I also think the black interior is the best. I think the brown leather is more whiskey and a cigar in a...
02-19-2010, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,020
Posted By ipp

You are sure that you haven't exceeded the seat's...

You are sure that you haven't exceeded the seat's maximum weight capacity of 260 pounds? :p: j/k...
02-19-2010, 12:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,139
Posted By ipp

Where are you located? Are you having the light...

Where are you located? Are you having the light switch in 'A'-mode?
02-16-2010, 03:05 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,748
Posted By ipp

At least here; but when the 5-series gets old and...

At least here; but when the 5-series gets old and is about being changed, people buy more 7-series. The same goes with the E-class and the S-class. Also when the S/7 gets old people buy more high-end...
02-15-2010, 07:30 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,748
Posted By ipp

It is based on the F01 7-series platform.

It is based on the F01 7-series platform.
02-15-2010, 06:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,235
Posted By ipp

One thing that was annoying for me was paying for...

One thing that was annoying for me was paying for the white stitching with the AMG-package and then loose it when I choose multi contour seats which I wanted and found more important. That was also...
02-15-2010, 03:27 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,748
Posted By ipp

The new A6 will most likely look _exactly_ like a...

The new A6 will most likely look _exactly_ like a A8; but 10-20% smaller.
02-15-2010, 03:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,235
Posted By ipp

Yepp, they are included too.

Yepp, they are included too.
02-14-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,235
Posted By ipp

It's the same in EU when you order AMG-pack...

It's the same in EU when you order AMG-pack you'll get the white stitching.
02-11-2010, 01:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,733
Posted By ipp

Eh... Thanks... ;) Actually I like you! You have...

Eh... Thanks... ;) Actually I like you! You have a genuine interest in cars, and that I like. Maybe we don't think a like, except about the E63 T, would be a dream having one!
02-10-2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3,356
Views: 938,590
Posted By ipp

:y

:y
02-10-2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 3,356
Views: 938,590
Posted By ipp

Danke! It's very hard to beat your nice pics...

Danke! It's very hard to beat your nice pics though! I love your wooden wheel...
02-10-2010, 07:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,733
Posted By ipp

Here are some better pics:...

Here are some better pics: https://mbworld.org/forums/e-class-w212/335671-official-w212-e-class-picture-thread.html...
02-10-2010, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3,356
Views: 938,590
Posted By ipp

http://www1.garaget.org/archive/135/134341/185271/...

http://www1.garaget.org/archive/135/134341/185271/large_185271-1765677.jpg
http://www1.garaget.org/archive/135/134341/185271/large_185271-1765676.jpg...
02-08-2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,134
Posted By ipp

I wonder if there is a difference between the...

I wonder if there is a difference between the multicontour seats and the dynamic multicontour seats except for the massage and the curve taking feature?
02-08-2010, 01:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 781
Posted By ipp

Autocar seems to like the 212 very much

http://www.autocar.co.uk/CarReviews/FirstDrives.aspx?RT=247405
02-06-2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,667
Posted By ipp

This is fun to read, and weird, in Europe and...

This is fun to read, and weird, in Europe and probably in the rest of the world our W212s looks just like op's from stock (-the steering wheel) and the we (me) have to pay >$6.000 to get the...
02-05-2010, 01:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,387
Posted By ipp

But that doesn't help you anything? 187 mph is...

But that doesn't help you anything? 187 mph is 300 km/h, I have a hard time beleiving the E350 will do that... :rolleyes:
02-05-2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,667
Posted By ipp

Very nice! How do you like it compared to your...

Very nice! How do you like it compared to your C-class? Also, I like the elegant look of it too, first time I've seen one with chrome on the door handles.

Congrats!
02-02-2010, 05:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,520
Posted By ipp

Coming from a guy hanging out on mbworld every...

Coming from a guy hanging out on mbworld every day of the week... :p:
02-02-2010, 04:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,733
Posted By ipp

I think the power comes very direct unlaggy, it's...

I think the power comes very direct unlaggy, it's not worse (probably slightly better) than my 2007 BMW 530d. It doesn't have anything to do with the Bluetec? The 320 CDI engine isn't comparable with...
02-01-2010, 08:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,173
Posted By ipp

Thats wrong, from this or last year, you have to ...

Thats wrong, from this or last year, you have to have winter tires by law in Germany.
02-01-2010, 06:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,733
Posted By ipp

I was trying to be sarcastic... ;) I don't like...

I was trying to be sarcastic... ;) I don't like the R-class very much...
01-31-2010, 04:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,733
Posted By ipp

What is that? :rolleyes:

What is that? :rolleyes:
01-31-2010, 03:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,173
Posted By ipp

All season tires doesn't belong on performance...

All season tires doesn't belong on performance cars as MB. They are not good at anything. In Europe they are not by law allowed on winter roads.
01-30-2010, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,173
Posted By ipp

IMO, if good winter handling is what you are...

IMO, if good winter handling is what you are looking for, get both. If you are just choosing one, with no doubt, pick good snow tires. You have no help at all from AWD when you are breaking or...
01-30-2010, 06:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,733
Posted By ipp

Thanks K-A! Coming from you I'll take it as a...

Thanks K-A! Coming from you I'll take it as a huge compliment! ;)



Thanks!


As said, I'll post better pics later on...
01-28-2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 25,930
Posted By ipp

I cannot confirm anything, but I strongly...

I cannot confirm anything, but I strongly recommend you to try both the diesel and the gasoline first. I drove both the E350 CDI and the E350 CGI. The CDI is the same engine as the Bluetec but with...
01-27-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,733
Posted By ipp

Thanks DHI! One very strange thing is that I...

Thanks DHI! One very strange thing is that I ordered my car with 7 tinted rear windows from the factory, and they forgot to have one tinted (left rear side). My dealer said that it wasn't correct...
01-27-2010, 01:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,092
Posted By ipp

Congrats!

Congrats!
01-27-2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,733
Posted By ipp

Thanks! :rolf: I'll get one, specially...

Thanks!



:rolf: I'll get one, specially for you!
01-27-2010, 11:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,733
Posted By ipp

Smile E350 CDI Estate arrived - Crappy weather, crappy cam...

Ok, now it's here, and it really perfect weather to get a new car ;). We'll have a quite serious snow storm coming in this night...

The car is amazing. All the features, command, H/K and so on....
01-25-2010, 07:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 26,626
Posted By ipp

If you have the intelligent light system, and if...

If you have the intelligent light system, and if you activate the rear fog lights it will set the front headlights into some kind of fog mode.

It's explained here (Safety -> Intelligent light...
01-24-2010, 03:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 923
Posted By ipp

You must mean 15mm?

You must mean 15mm?
01-24-2010, 06:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,920
Posted By ipp

The parking assist is working surprisingly well,...

The parking assist is working surprisingly well, I'm just wondering how it knows how close I'm to the curb? Is it just based on the car parked in front of the lot? Then it would be bad if the car in...
01-23-2010, 09:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,656
Posted By ipp

Ok, firstly I got my car earlier this week, and...

Ok, firstly I got my car earlier this week, and it's amazing! Here is a lot of snow on the roads, so they are quite uneven. I'm expiring no rattles at all. I was worried about the panorama roof, but...
01-20-2010, 04:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,148
Posted By ipp

The bulb in not going on and off, it's always on....

The bulb in not going on and off, it's always on. It just changing the light distribution.
01-16-2010, 05:13 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,836
Posted By ipp

Last year a unequipped E320 CDI sedan was 455.900...

Last year a unequipped E320 CDI sedan was 455.900 ($64.400) and this year a E350 CDI is 471.900 ($66.600) it's the same engine, different name. So thats just 16.000 ($2.200) the price have gone up,...
01-15-2010, 12:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,836
Posted By ipp

Here are also some pics from regular W/S212:s....

Here are also some pics from regular W/S212:s. Showing the dash covered in Artico Leather/MB-Tex. And one car with aluminum panels. Also showing the black leather with white stitches you get with the...
01-15-2010, 12:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,836
Posted By ipp

As I promised S220, I went to the showroom in...

As I promised S220, I went to the showroom in Berlin to check out the E63 I'd seen the other day. It had Alcantara, the seats were in AMG nappa leather in fact were even the dashboard. It had what we...
01-14-2010, 01:59 PM
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Posted By ipp

Btw. Sorry to the OP... The thread is very...

Btw. Sorry to the OP... The thread is very borrowed now, but it is for a good cause ;), especially since you are interested in buying a E63... Your E350 looks fab as well, love the interior color and...
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