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Forum: AMG GT
Today, 06:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 59
Posted By JSwan724

AMELIA ISLAND CARS AND COFFEE

I apologise for the late post but here’s my GTR at the event.

I won the Mercedes-Benz Best High Performance Car award.
...
Forum: AMG GT
Today, 06:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 421
Posted By JSwan724

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/812x506/2e55063d_a255_47c6_8e08_a779ed1e3c29_a4addc8fb087029ceb8169a48e8a26369580b5a5.jpeg

FWIW: Hereís a picture of a G63 at the Mercedes...
Forum: AMG GT
03-15-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 421
Posted By JSwan724

Close enough. The screens are about $50 but I’ll...

Close enough. The screens are about $50 but I’ll bet if you nudge them they will give them to you at cost.

Labor is about 4 hours. Be sure to ask them to vaccum the gravel and dirt out of the...
Forum: AMG GT
03-13-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,544
Posted By JSwan724

I know you are passioniate in your position BUT...

I know you are passioniate in your position BUT in talking with the AMG TECH experts and some people from the AMG driving school (at Amelia Island this past weekend), they feel that the MB screens...
Forum: AMG GT
03-13-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 421
Posted By JSwan724

Cutter and N-4Speed: If you look at my...

Cutter and N-4Speed:

If you look at my earlier post there are pictures of the process. Labor is around 4 hours to R&R the bumper assembly without removing the lights.

I recommend you guys...
Forum: AMG GT
03-10-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,725
Posted By JSwan724

N-4 Speed I went back and reread all 20...

N-4 Speed

I went back and reread all 20 pages of postings in my topic GTS PROBLEMS AND ISSUES in the Private Lounge. ...
Forum: AMG GT
03-08-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 137
Posted By JSwan724

AMELIA ISLAND CARS AND COFFEE

AMELIA ISLAND CARS AND COFFEE

Well I’m off Saturday morning at first light or “O Dark 30” for you military guys.

I hope to take some pictures again this year and post them here. However, I am...
Forum: AMG GT
03-08-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 734
Posted By JSwan724

I am not sure that limited production number cars...

I am not sure that limited production number cars mean much.

If the rumors about GTR production are true, 350 were produced in 2018 and 150 in 2019.
Forum: AMG GT
03-08-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,725
Posted By JSwan724

When you have a chance, go to the thread I...

When you have a chance, go to the thread I created a started of years ago titled GTS PROBLEMS AND ISSUES.
I remember some members posting about this problem.

Also, your MB dealer (Sewell?)...
Forum: AMG GT
03-08-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,131
Posted By JSwan724

Damned nice toy room! Now you are going to be...

Damned nice toy room! Now you are going to be another reference point for the Porsche MB GTR comparisions. 👍👍
Forum: AMG GT
03-08-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,544
Posted By JSwan724

Your guard looks very clean and professional. ...

Your guard looks very clean and professional.

Can you take a picture directly under the car where the electric high speed vent opening is and the trailing edge of your newly installed spoiler?
...
Forum: AMG GT
03-07-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 826
Posted By JSwan724

Bish While your body shop is in the vent...

Bish

While your body shop is in the vent area why not ask them to make a template for the long center intake vent as well.

Also, I was looking at the new 2020 GTR Convertable intake vents and...
Forum: AMG GT
03-05-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 534
Posted By JSwan724

So David in other words you traded your wife in...

So David in other words you traded your wife in on a new MB GTC Coupe. :zoom: :D :D

You may find as others have that it’s more cost efficient these days to lease both of them. :rolf:

Enjoy...
Forum: AMG GT
03-02-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 342
Posted By JSwan724

Good move John. Those Conti’s are good for the...

Good move John. Those Conti’s are good for the track and not daily driving.The PS tires should work better .

Regards
Forum: AMG GT
02-21-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,560
Posted By JSwan724

[/b] My 2018 GTR is equipped and...

[/b]


My 2018 GTR is equipped and configured for the TRACK PACE APP Option 256 BUT Nobody knows when it will be enabled in the US.
:confused: :confused: :D
Forum: AMG GT
02-20-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,546
Posted By JSwan724

Let’s be clear I am not arguing with anyone. I am...

Let’s be clear I am not arguing with anyone. I am attempting to spit ball the added value items to justify the $35k base price bump.

As I posted earlier, $19k of the $35k is made up of the ceramic...
Forum: AMG GT
02-20-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,546
Posted By JSwan724

Regards

Regards
Forum: AMG GT
02-20-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,546
Posted By JSwan724

Did your dealer know how many US and Euro Pro’s...

Did your dealer know how many US and Euro Pro’s will be made? I think the worldwide total was 150 wasn’t it?

Also, for the GTR Pro $35k base price bump over the GTR what do you get in...
Forum: AMG GT
02-17-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,546
Posted By JSwan724

The latest GTR PRO DOG lists the weight as TBD. ...

The latest GTR PRO DOG lists the weight as TBD.

The Specs and Performance listed are essentially the same as the GTR. However, there have been some suspension enhancements that will be valuable if...
Forum: AMG GT
02-12-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 571
Posted By JSwan724

Yea but youíre a ďWild ManĒ. Are you still...

Yea but youíre a ďWild ManĒ. Are you still carving canyons every chance you get? :zoom:

Best Regards

Jerry
Forum: AMG GT
02-12-2019, 06:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 571
Posted By JSwan724

The Contiís are a softer compound tire and better...

The Contiís are a softer compound tire and better suited for comfort on the GTC. The Cups are a performance tire and do wear better on the street. Youíre lucky some Conti tire owners have had to...
Forum: AMG GT
02-08-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,544
Posted By JSwan724

Thank you for continuing to push this issue for...

Thank you for continuing to push this issue for the rest of the GTR and GTC owners.

My understanding is that there may be 350 GTR’s involved worldwide less the ones that have been done...maybe 6...
Forum: AMG GT
02-06-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,544
Posted By JSwan724

INTAKE SCREENS I will be happy to help all you...

INTAKE SCREENS
I will be happy to help all you guys any way I can.

TRACK PACE
Since my foot is still broken (week 2 of 6) of the boot process, I am moving on and will try to resolve the Track...
Forum: AMG GT
02-06-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,544
Posted By JSwan724

Guys: As much as I would like to, in the...

Guys:

As much as I would like to, in the interest of dealership confidentiality, I won’t be able to accomodate your request for a copy of the service ticket.

I am sure each of you must have a...
Forum: AMG GT
02-04-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,544
Posted By JSwan724

UPDATE; Well I just got my car back with the...

UPDATE;

Well I just got my car back with the new screens installed and I am extremely pleased.

THE GOOD NEWS:
I didn’t have to go out of pocket for anything, a very professional installation...
Forum: AMG GT
01-30-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 912
Posted By JSwan724

I am sure you would agree that all he has to do...

I am sure you would agree that all he has to do is contact any Mercedes dealer to confirm what we have been saying.
Then he can take his fingernail and gently remove the EBay/Amazon Black Series...
Forum: AMG GT
01-29-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 669
Posted By JSwan724

His is a true Edition 1 See the wheels,...

His is a true Edition 1

See the wheels, black exhaust tips and fixed wing.

A very nice option package at a great price point.
Forum: AMG GT
01-28-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,917
Posted By JSwan724

A question to ask you is how much do you drive...

A question to ask you is how much do you drive the Ferrari? Month/Year?

I am looking at a 2019 but I was reminded that excessive milage and the ongoing service expense would quickly change my...
Forum: AMG GT
01-27-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 669
Posted By JSwan724

Just so you know it’s NOT an Edition 1. They had...

Just so you know it’s NOT an Edition 1. They had a fixed spoiler and different wheels and a package of other options.

I traded mine on my current car a GTR.

I do like the screens though and...
Forum: AMG GT
01-26-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 912
Posted By JSwan724

Scott: Itís not nice to tease people. :D ...

Scott:

Itís not nice to tease people. :D

He listed it as a AMG GTR in the listing title and bought the Black Series Edition stick on EBay.

Heís clearly scamming the customers.

Best...
Forum: AMG GT
01-26-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 912
Posted By JSwan724

Scott: It’s not nice to tease people. :D ...

Scott:

It’s not nice to tease people. :D

He listed it as a AMG GTR in the listing title and bought the Black Series Edition stick on EBay.

He’s clearly scamming the customers.

Best Regards
Forum: AMG GT
01-26-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,544
Posted By JSwan724

I look at it as insurance. I don’t want to...

I look at it as insurance. I don’t want to experience anything coming through to the coolers. Too much non warranty $$$$$ involved.

Regards

Jerry
Forum: AMG GT
01-26-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 912
Posted By JSwan724

His listing title is AMG GTR as well as the knock...

His listing title is AMG GTR as well as the knock off Amazon Black Series Edition label.

Definitely libelous!!
Forum: AMG GT
01-25-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,544
Posted By JSwan724

Benzbell: I agree. I’ve seen better quality...

Benzbell:

I agree. I’ve seen better quality chicken wire. I am doing the factory ones.

See you at the Rolex? I just broke my foot so I the Orthopeadic doctor I am seeing in a couple of...
Forum: AMG GT
01-24-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,544
Posted By JSwan724

CURIOUS HOW MUCH DID THEY CHARGE YOU?

CURIOUS HOW MUCH DID THEY CHARGE YOU?
Forum: AMG GT
01-22-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,544
Posted By JSwan724

I would LOVE to see the service ticket writeup...

I would LOVE to see the service ticket writeup and service codes they use.

Regards
Forum: AMG GT
01-22-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,544
Posted By JSwan724

Bish: I wish you were going to be at the...

Bish:

I wish you were going to be at the Rolex this weekend. Benny is going be there so we’ll swap a few lies and drink their beer.

On another note, it seems like a great opportunity for me to...
Forum: AMG GT
01-22-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,544
Posted By JSwan724

I think you are treading on very dangerous...

I think you are treading on very dangerous ground.
My reasoning is that the lower side of the cars have been designed to reduce lift at high speeds.
I wouldn’t want to mess with those aero dynamics...
Forum: AMG GT
01-21-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,544
Posted By JSwan724

Ok everyone that is interested, the latest on...

Ok everyone that is interested, the latest on this subject from me is that I met with my dealership senior management and they agreed to install the screens at no cost to me.

The dealer will take...
Forum: AMG GT
01-21-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,544
Posted By JSwan724

My dealer quoted me for 1200€ to install them...

My dealer quoted me for 1200€ to install them since he'd have to take off the lights too in order to do it. I decided not to get it done this way, since apparently Renntech sells their own version of...
Forum: AMG GT
01-16-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,023
Posted By JSwan724

Who the previous owners were isnít as important...

Who the previous owners were isnít as important as the service history. The dealer can make that available to you. See if there were multiple service visits and for what.

In MY EXPERIENCE the GTR...
Forum: AMG GT
01-15-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 10,297
Posted By JSwan724

First congratulations on your GTR’S . ...

First congratulations on your GTR’S .

Second, please be sure the yellow knob on the dash is set mid way for now until you get used to the car.
Also, look at your console button for traction...
Forum: AMG GT
01-12-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,425
Posted By JSwan724

They MAY flow cold intake air better than stock...

They MAY flow cold intake air better than stock but I would compare them to the K&N Filters before deciding.

K&N has an extensive warranty on theirs and is known worldwide for greatly improving...
Forum: AMG GT
01-11-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 695
Posted By JSwan724

PERFORMANCE Select S+ on your console and press...

PERFORMANCE
Select S+ on your console and press the open exhaust button then get back to me.

FRONT LICENSE PLATE

There are a couple of fold away units that should work. One is electric. They...
Forum: AMG GT
01-08-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,252
Posted By JSwan724

I’ll continue waiting for the Black series. ...

I’ll continue waiting for the Black series. There’s a couple of us here.....waiting. :D
Forum: AMG GT
01-08-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,550
Posted By JSwan724

The real “Sweet Spot” was the GTS Edition 1. It...

The real “Sweet Spot” was the GTS Edition 1.
It was a real bargin with all of the add on’s built into the price.

Ask me how I know. :D :zoom:
Forum: AMG GT
01-07-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,550
Posted By JSwan724

Any chance we could get the official MB worldwide...

Any chance we could get the official MB worldwide and US production numbers for the GTR for 2018 and 2019?

ALSO, how does your US version 2019 GTR have the Track Pace App activated?

Regards.
Forum: AMG GT
01-07-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,252
Posted By JSwan724

I wish they would finally go to a touch screen...

I wish they would finally go to a touch screen and get it over with.
Forum: AMG GT
01-07-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 17,847
Posted By JSwan724

So is mine ..... NOT!! The sun and warm weather...

So is mine ..... NOT!! The sun and warm weather is too good to resist. 😎😎
Forum: AMG GT
01-06-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 17,847
Posted By JSwan724

Looks like with the cooler screens installation,...

Looks like with the cooler screens installation, removing gravel and other foreign stuff and the brake cooling parts we are going to be real busy in the front of our GTR’S soon. :D :D
Forum: AMG GT
01-06-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 17,847
Posted By JSwan724

Iíll bet the GTR PRO Brake cooling parts will fit...

Iíll bet the GTR PRO Brake cooling parts will fit the GTRís too. Now all we need is the part numbers and the inventory/manufacturing source.

I will be very interested in your assessment of the...
Forum: AMG GT
12-25-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By JSwan724

They could keep each other company......:D

They could keep each other company......:D
Forum: AMG GT
12-25-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By JSwan724

The only other thing you might consider is to...

The only other thing you might consider is to lift the tires off of the floor. That way you wonít runthe risk of flat spots.


Of course you could avoid all of that effort and ship it down here to...
Forum: AMG GT
12-19-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,544
Posted By JSwan724

These screens were to be installed free of charge...

These screens were to be installed free of charge for 2018 GTR owners. I don’t know about the GTC. I suggest you check with your MB Parts Dept to be sure they are designed to be installed on a GTC....
Forum: AMG GT
12-18-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,544
Posted By JSwan724

Bish: I was at my dealer today about the...

Bish:

I was at my dealer today about the current status of this and the Track Pack. They have tried to obtain information from several sources and are unsuccessful at this point.

They advised...
Forum: AMG GT
12-18-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,544
Posted By JSwan724

[QUOTE=SDAutoSalon;7633140]Im looking into these...

[QUOTE=SDAutoSalon;7633140]Im looking into these as we speak. Ill see if I am able to source an actual part number for this grill. Has anyone had any luck findingof was he screebs with it or...
Forum: AMG GT
12-14-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By JSwan724

FWIW: It’s the Cup Sport tires. They don’t like...

FWIW: It’s the Cup Sport tires. They don’t like the front end alignment and turning specs especially when they are cold and turning hard. I usually turn them while moving until I start to feel the...
Forum: AMG GT
12-13-2018, 06:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 805
Posted By JSwan724

You bought the wrong car. If you want to go...

You bought the wrong car.

If you want to go off roading you need the
G wagon 4x4 :zoom: :zoom: :D :D

Best Regards

Jerry
Forum: AMG GT
12-09-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,007
Posted By JSwan724

Wild guess.....1,500

Wild guess.....1,500
Forum: AMG GT
12-08-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 592
Posted By JSwan724

AMG 17GT: Bish would be the best source for...

AMG 17GT:
Bish would be the best source for first hand experience with Clearplex. He is a long term user.

Also, if your wiper blades are changed regularly (once a year) you shouldn’t have any...
Forum: AMG GT
12-08-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 592
Posted By JSwan724

fwiw: I agree with Bish’s recommendation....

fwiw:


I agree with Bish’s recommendation. Get some windshield protection. Either CLEARPLEX or maybe the newly announced XPEL product. As I understand the cost is around $500 for either one. Even...
Forum: AMG GT
12-04-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,544
Posted By JSwan724

You may have already read my posts in the other...

You may have already read my posts in the other topic area. We are continuing to experience a delay in obtaining information from MB US on this issue.

I ordered the screens and my dealer is...
Forum: AMG GT
12-02-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By JSwan724

The service manager should be able to quickly...

The service manager should be able to quickly turnup the problem with his digital tech instrument.

The seats are stiff when they are that new (1,300 miles) and as you may know there are seat...
Forum: AMG GT
11-28-2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,481
Posted By JSwan724

Do you happen to know if there is an official MB...

Do you happen to know if there is an official MB document out that can be referenced?

We all need to continue to nudge this and the Track Pace App or they will fade away.
Forum: AMG GT
11-27-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,481
Posted By JSwan724

BISH and fastmd: Look what finally turned up...

BISH and fastmd:

Look what finally turned up at my dealer.

I ordered them awhile ago. Now I am trying to get the official approval from MD US to install and pay for them.

Once again nobody...
Forum: AMG GT
11-15-2018, 11:08 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 10,297
Posted By JSwan724

FWIW: There are a lot of 2018 GTR owners here who...

FWIW: There are a lot of 2018 GTR owners here who waited 7-9 months for their cars at the port.


Here’s some info for you.



https://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/images/home/EPAheadersm2.gif...
Forum: AMG GT
11-15-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,912
Posted By JSwan724

Karter: Great looking ride! I know you...

Karter:

Great looking ride!

I know you will enjoy it because after 1 year of ownership I certainly do!

When you get a chance, would you please take a close up of the fresh air screens on...
Forum: AMG GT
11-09-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By JSwan724

Iíll be a real nice guy and store it for you down...

Iíll be a real nice guy and store it for you down here in sunny and warm Jacksonville, FL. Iíll even take it out for a spin a couple of times a week so it continues to run in top notch condition. ...
Forum: AMG GT
11-02-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 531
Posted By JSwan724

US Look in therearhatch area on theleft...

US

Look in therearhatch area on theleft side OR begind the drivers seat in the net storage area. If not the dealer can order you a paper one US p/n 1905844402 (tel:1905844402)
Forum: AMG GT
11-02-2018, 06:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 531
Posted By JSwan724

There’s always the Owners Manual....:D :y

There’s always the Owners Manual....:D :y
Forum: AMG GT
10-28-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 810
Posted By JSwan724

:D :D :D :D :y :y

:D :D :D :D :y :y
Forum: AMG GT
10-15-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,481
Posted By JSwan724

I may go back over to the dealer and have them...

I may go back over to the dealer and have them put it on their front end machine and see what’s what. Thanks.

COOLANT SCREENS- If you saw the black ones on the G63s I posted, that’s what I am...
Forum: AMG GT
10-15-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,481
Posted By JSwan724

fastmd: OK I have my GTR back from the...

fastmd:

OK I have my GTR back from the dealer.

Everything is Ok BUT there is a slight wear on the right front tire inside tread.

The RIGHT FRONT tire groove depth in 32nds is (inside to...
Forum: AMG GT
10-13-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,481
Posted By JSwan724

They are blowing smoke at you. The bumper and...

They are blowing smoke at you. The bumper and flat black inlet frame is the same for all GTR’s so the cooler filter inlets will be the the same too.

FWIW: I just checked and the Apple App Store...
Forum: AMG GT
10-13-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,481
Posted By JSwan724

We’ll have to compare notes after Monday. By...

We’ll have to compare notes after Monday.

By the way: All US owners need to ask them to activate the US version of the Track Pace App option 255 I think.

I doubt if they are ready to do it but...
Forum: AMG GT
10-13-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,481
Posted By JSwan724

NO. Just 123 of them. Check with your service...

NO. Just 123 of them. Check with your service writer at your dealer to see if they have a recall letter from AMG logged into your profile at the dealership based on your VIN number.

Best regards
Forum: AMG GT
10-12-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,481
Posted By JSwan724

fastmd: What belt recall? Seat belt or? ...

fastmd:

What belt recall? Seat belt or?

Did it take about 2 hours for the ECU update?

2019 G series I really like that SUV. I am hoping they come up with a solution to the poor gas mileage...
Forum: AMG GT
10-12-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,481
Posted By JSwan724

Bish: I asked my AMG tech and he said the...

Bish:

I asked my AMG tech and he said the same thing some have reported here. The covers that have been installed in other countries donít seem to be doing the job. So they may be working on a...
Forum: AMG GT
10-10-2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,061
Posted By JSwan724

You bet preferably chopped up in a pot with...

You bet preferably chopped up in a pot with barbecue sauce on a very hot grill.and lots of cold beer :y :y

BTW: My dealer here on the right coast has a 2018 GTS YELLOW coupe and a WHITE 2018 GTC...
Forum: AMG GT
10-09-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,061
Posted By JSwan724

:D :D

:D :D
Forum: AMG GT
10-09-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,061
Posted By JSwan724

Donít get too excited. Itís a factory display car...

Donít get too excited. Itís a factory display car with NO VIN.

The guesstimate MSRP is around $180k with limited numbers hitting select dealers begining in 1/Q/19.
Forum: AMG GT
10-09-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,481
Posted By JSwan724

Look what I found on a G63S today. Sorry...

Look what I found on a G63S today.

Sorry about the finger.
...
Forum: AMG GT
10-09-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,061
Posted By JSwan724

2019 MB AMG GT63S

I had an opportunity for a up close view of the GT63S today

...
Forum: AMG GT
10-06-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 586
Posted By JSwan724

Yup I agree. I always have this done to my sills.

Yup I agree. I always have this done to my sills.
Forum: AMG GT
09-23-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 633
Posted By JSwan724

Well I hope you have good hunting at the dealers...

Well I hope you have good hunting at the dealers IF MB decides to slow down GTC production to meet demand.
Forum: AMG GT
09-23-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 633
Posted By JSwan724

I read somewhere recently that they were stopping...

I read somewhere recently that they were stopping production of the GTC convertable. You can get a GT convertible though.

The market seems to be saturated with the convertibles.
Forum: AMG GT
09-22-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,913
Posted By JSwan724

.....Rear Spoiler .....Side Mirrors Itís...

.....Rear Spoiler
.....Side Mirrors

Itís getting lighter and so will your wallet. :D

Iím thinking the hood, and rear hatch may be next.
Forum: AMG GT
09-12-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 439
Posted By JSwan724

Why not call RENNtech? They do alot of upgrades...

Why not call RENNtech? They do alot of upgrades beside motor work OR they may know someone.

Good luck
Forum: AMG GT
09-10-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,280
Posted By JSwan724

The first deliveries were around 4/25/15 for the...

The first deliveries were around 4/25/15 for the GTS E1 models. JRCART and I received our E1’s within days of each other and he beat me with the first major failure. He took delivery of his car, went...
Forum: AMG GT
09-08-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,280
Posted By JSwan724

I hate to tell you but FWIW this IS NOT a picture...

I hate to tell you but FWIW this IS NOT a picture of the MB VPC IN BRUNSWICK, GA unless they built it in the last year. If your car is in Brunswick it is stored OUTSIDE unless it is being actively...
Forum: AMG GT
09-07-2018, 07:15 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,280
Posted By JSwan724

Sussman will confirm that not every dealer will...

Sussman will confirm that not every dealer will receive a GTR ordered or not.

AMG sales, dealer volume and if the dealer is a authorized AMG dealer not just a MB dealer are some of the components....
Forum: AMG GT
09-04-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,481
Posted By JSwan724

IS THERE ANY STATUS UPDATE YET? My US dealer is...

IS THERE ANY STATUS UPDATE YET? My US dealer is having trouble finding any information whatsoever but a euro part number for this item.

Regards
Forum: AMG GT
08-20-2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,213
Posted By JSwan724

I’m betting the valet was asked to park it and...

I’m betting the valet was asked to park it and decided to exercise it just a little first and got the cart path confused with the road......OOOPS!!!

Now if only there was a camera somewhere...
Forum: AMG GT
08-15-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,173
Posted By JSwan724

You NEED one of these. I too am waiting on the BS...

You NEED one of these. I too am waiting on the BS but you gotta enjoy yourself while you wait.

This car is MUCH different than the GTS E1. It corners like it is on rails and your “innards” are...
Forum: AMG GT
08-15-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,173
Posted By JSwan724

John: If you upgraded to the GTR there would...

John:

If you upgraded to the GTR there would be NO confusion. :D:D

AT THE AMELIA ISLAND CONCOURSE
...
Forum: AMG GT
08-02-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,467
Posted By JSwan724

Spoken by the voice of reason who just happens to...

Spoken by the voice of reason who just happens to have a garage full of some of the most exoctic and quickest toys to be had.
:D :D
Forum: AMG GT
08-02-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,467
Posted By JSwan724

As you will note, I did exactly that. So YES!! ...

As you will note, I did exactly that. So YES!! There are so many refinements in virtually every area and the horsepower/torque gains to enjoy.

Regards
Forum: AMG GT
08-02-2018, 06:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,467
Posted By JSwan724

I think you are going to really like the GTR. The...

I think you are going to really like the GTR. The other good thing is the maintence frequency and cost will be much lower.

Regards
Forum: AMG GT
07-31-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,416
Posted By JSwan724

Because they are going fishing. :D Cargurus...

Because they are going fishing. :D

Cargurus says the asking price is $5k over market.
Forum: AMG GT
07-31-2018, 06:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By JSwan724

BACK IN when there are high curbs and parking...

BACK IN when there are high curbs and parking blocks!! They can do alot of damage to these cars AND the SL series.

I was hoping for a automatic lift option like Porsche has.
Forum: AMG GT
07-30-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 556
Posted By JSwan724

Bish: I posted the following information here...

Bish:
I posted the following information here 6/1 which I obtained from the Renntech site;


AMG GT R (MY2018+ C190 M178 4.0L V8 BiTurbo) Stock Performance (at crank):

Rated by Mercedes-Benz:...
Forum: AMG GT
07-30-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 556
Posted By JSwan724

The rats seemed to have changed the offer. A...

The rats seemed to have changed the offer.

A hat or $10......tough decision
Forum: AMG GT
07-30-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 556
Posted By JSwan724

We all need to share our experiences on how well...

We all need to share our experiences on how well they work.

Best regards
Forum: AMG GT
07-29-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 556
Posted By JSwan724

Scott: I have NO IDEA...yet. A few of us...

Scott:

I have NO IDEA...yet.
A few of us here who are very familiar with K&N products and their performance over the years have orders on the way. Mine will get to me 8/6. Then, after a quick and...
Forum: AMG GT
07-28-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 583
Posted By JSwan724

There is one included with the car. Enjoy

There is one included with the car.

Enjoy
Forum: AMG GT
07-28-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,280
Posted By JSwan724

Susman: You forgot to point out that the...

Susman:

You forgot to point out that the front fenders on the GTR are currently carbon fiber as opposed to aluminum on the GT and GTS models.

If a weight war starts, I am thinking we’ll see the...
Forum: AMG GT
07-28-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 556
Posted By JSwan724

FYI: K&N HIGH FLOW AIR FILTERS ALSO ON SALE

I was asked to make a separate FYI post on this;


FWIW: These filters are from the K&N Web site.

They currently have a sale on their filters at $55.99 each with free shipping AND a $25 rebate...
Forum: AMG GT
07-27-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,416
Posted By JSwan724

Congrats!! Now take it to the dealer of your...

Congrats!!
Now take it to the dealer of your choice and make sure the remainder of the factory 4 year warranty is linked to you.

Have them run the service history and make sure the Service ďAĒ...
Forum: AMG GT
07-27-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,387
Posted By JSwan724

You are now addicted!! The E1 is a great car and...

You are now addicted!! The E1 is a great car and if I didnít lust after a GTR I would still be driving mine.

Enjoy
Forum: AMG GT
07-21-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 556
Posted By JSwan724

So the MB battery tender needed a jump start too...

So the MB battery tender needed a jump start too before it would do itís job. :D :D

Now we all know what to do.

Many thanks.

Sounds like a plan..
Forum: AMG GT
07-21-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 556
Posted By JSwan724

As long as the battery is good and the trickle...

As long as the battery is good and the trickle charger senses that it is low it will albiet slowly replenish the charge. The trick as you know is to disconnect the drain source and get the charge to...
Forum: AMG GT
07-20-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 556
Posted By JSwan724

I think it will sense that the battery is lower...

I think it will sense that the battery is lower than it should be and bring it up to the point where the battery will resist any further charge. Itís a trickle charge which is why I suggested...
Forum: AMG GT
07-20-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 556
Posted By JSwan724

Bish: Why not hook up the MB Battery Tender...

Bish:

Why not hook up the MB Battery Tender you got with the car and check back later/tomorrow. Itíll be working while you are enjoying other things. :D :D

Best Regards

Jerry
Forum: AMG GT
07-19-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,416
Posted By JSwan724

I think you mean the 2016 GTS which was the first...

I think you mean the 2016 GTS which was the first model year not the first edition.

There were 2016 GTS EDITION 1 models too but they were very limited in production and specially configured - -...
Forum: AMG GT
07-10-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,188
Posted By JSwan724

I posted this a couple of times but; PLEASE...

I posted this a couple of times but;

PLEASE BE SURE THE WINDSHIELD IS QUOTED/ORDERED /RECEIVED AND CHECKED BEFORE THE INSTALL BASED ON YOUR VIN NUMBER NOT A PART NUMBER. The numbers below the MB...
Forum: AMG GT
07-08-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,679
Posted By JSwan724

Did you think about pulling the fuse? :D:D

Did you think about pulling the fuse? :D:D
Forum: AMG GT
07-04-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 887
Posted By JSwan724

You will enjoy it. I think there is another of...

You will enjoy it. I think there is another of your country men on the site here who took delivery nearly a year ago. He experienced a few issues initially and some frustration with the dealer but...
Forum: AMG GT
07-03-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,520
Posted By JSwan724

Yea, but you have friends here who will wrestle...

Yea, but you have friends here who will wrestle with you over issues and opinions on occasion and agree to disagree so, it’s all good.

:tyson: :beat: :D :D

Best regards

Jerry
Forum: AMG GT
07-02-2018, 07:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By JSwan724

The bikes will fly off at about 150mph :D :D

The bikes will fly off at about 150mph :D :D
Forum: AMG GT
06-29-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 628
Posted By JSwan724

My sense is that there will only be 1 for very...

My sense is that there will only be 1 for very selected AMG dealers and if you don’t have your signed order/deal with your dealer by now you are too late.

Rumor has it that this is a 2020 model...
Forum: AMG GT
06-29-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,188
Posted By JSwan724

I recommend you call your insurance company and...

I recommend you call your insurance company and file a claim now. Then nudge them into the suggestions I made in my earlier threads.


Best of luck.
Forum: AMG GT
06-29-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,188
Posted By JSwan724

Iíll buy the 8-10 days on getting the replacement...

Iíll buy the 8-10 days on getting the replacement to the left coast. These delays are becoming standard supply chain issues. Nobody wants to inventory these very expensive and essentially specialty...
Forum: AMG GT
06-29-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,188
Posted By JSwan724

Thats BS!! They want the additional revenue. Tell...

Thats BS!! They want the additional revenue. Tell them your car is under warranty and only the MB dealer can do it. Get Safelight to come to the dealer to do the replacement. YOU ARE THE CUSTOMER so...
Forum: AMG GT
06-28-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,188
Posted By JSwan724

I went through this last year with my wife’s 24hr...

I went through this last year with my wife’s 24hr old MB GLC. On her way to work the day after getting her new ride, a rock broke the windshield.

Fast forward and her story is the same.

Here’s...
Forum: AMG GT
06-25-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 829
Posted By JSwan724

Actually there are foam sprayer cannons that come...

Actually there are foam sprayer cannons that come with a quick release sprayer and attach to your hose and donít need a pressure washer.

I use one every couple of weeks with a good car wash soap...
Forum: AMG GT
06-18-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By JSwan724

Correct me if Iím wrong but when I lived out...

Correct me if Iím wrong but when I lived out there I understood that the roads are crowned as much as they are to facilitate rapid water runoff. It only happens once in awhile but when it does.....
Forum: AMG GT
06-18-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By JSwan724

I feel your pain. I scraped my GTS E1 spoiler on...

I feel your pain. I scraped my GTS E1 spoiler on one of those curb stops that are just a little higher than they need to be.

I came to the conclusion that I need to be more aware of curb stops and...
Forum: AMG GT
06-13-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 607
Posted By JSwan724

........and you had skid marks....inside the...

........and you had skid marks....inside the cabin too..:D:D
Forum: AMG GT
06-12-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 607
Posted By JSwan724

So what was done by whom about that issue? You...

So what was done by whom about that issue? You are aware that ALL reported issues are entered in the MB online service system along with the correction procedure.

Again, if they won’t be more...
Forum: AMG GT
06-12-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 607
Posted By JSwan724

Bish is correct. I have never experienced this...

Bish is correct. I have never experienced this issue with my GTR either and I would think that any other GTR owner here would have brought it up by now.
So, let your dealer know you are calling BS...
Forum: AMG GT
06-12-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By JSwan724

I recommend both. Vic will move or remove it if...

I recommend both. Vic will move or remove it if need be. If you happen to have the wheel demensions/specs you are interested in I would post that as well.

Best regards

Jerry
Forum: AMG GT
06-12-2018, 06:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By JSwan724

Bish: SUGGESTION: See if one of the wheel...

Bish:

SUGGESTION: See if one of the wheel vendors on here have some take offs they will sell you.
Forum: AMG GT
06-11-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,274
Posted By JSwan724

Vic: My apology for the misquote. Hopefully...

Vic:

My apology for the misquote. Hopefully his GTS issues will be resolved very shortly.

Refards
Forum: AMG GT
06-11-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,274
Posted By JSwan724

Vic: We can’t accurately diagnose the root...

Vic:

We can’t accurately diagnose the root cause of his problem since we can’t observe the condition occur.

As you well know turbo boost can be lost if there is a drop in fuel pressure which...
Forum: AMG GT
06-09-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,274
Posted By JSwan724

Agreed. But, for example certain pieces of code...

Agreed. But, for example certain pieces of code arenít working properly they should correct it and deliver you the customer a properly working product.

As you may know, most vendors back up and...
Forum: AMG GT
06-09-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,467
Posted By JSwan724

This is a very old thread that you revived.

This is a very old thread that you revived.
Forum: AMG GT
06-09-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,274
Posted By JSwan724

Instead of spending all that money on a new ECU...

Instead of spending all that money on a new ECU why wouldnít the tuner reflash/return your ECU back to stock? He must have saved the stock maps for you just in case...right?

In my assessment its...
Forum: AMG GT
06-05-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,826
Posted By JSwan724

Regarding ZP Tires, Did you guys see the video of...

Regarding ZP Tires, Did you guys see the video of the 2019 Corvette Pace Car Wreck by a GM executive?

Based on Bish’s writeup, I am wondering if the rear came around at they say 80-90 mph because...
Forum: AMG GT
06-05-2018, 06:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,270
Posted By JSwan724

There is NO question in my mind that this us a...

There is NO question in my mind that this us a very special build.

The seat options alone are amazing
Forum: AMG GT
06-04-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,418
Posted By JSwan724

I have learned to travel into and out of that...

I have learned to travel into and out of that area at night....😎😎 Donít be surprised if I pop up one day to visit.
Iíll need to get a wash and a free cup of coffee. ☕️☕️

Best Regards

Jerry
Forum: AMG GT
06-04-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,270
Posted By JSwan724

We are fortunate. If you happened to read my...

We are fortunate. If you happened to read my earlier post, RennTech put a US spec GTR on their dyno and certified it’s 609hp at the crank with a 12% calculated reduction to the rear wheels. Then they...
Forum: AMG GT
06-04-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,270
Posted By JSwan724

Please know I am NOT trying to be confrontational...

Please know I am NOT trying to be confrontational in any way....just saying.

FWIW: I happened to take my wifes GLC in for a Service “A” this morning and asked my AMG tech about those options. He...
Forum: AMG GT
06-04-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,418
Posted By JSwan724

Yea, I know your area real well since I grew up...

Yea, I know your area real well since I grew up and went to high school and some of my college (UM College Park) there.

I still even have friends there. Imagine that. 😎
Forum: AMG GT
06-04-2018, 07:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,270
Posted By JSwan724

iRespectfully, I would like to see your sticker....

iRespectfully, I would like to see your sticker. Iím betting you donít have the bigger gas tank and enhanced motor option either at a minimum. These items and to my knowledge the others I posted were...
Forum: AMG GT
06-02-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,270
Posted By JSwan724

Yes there were 2016 GTS Edition1ís but no GT...

Yes there were 2016 GTS Edition1ís but no GT model year after that had one.
Forum: AMG GT
06-02-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,270
Posted By JSwan724

Letís be very clear here, there are NO EDITION 1...

Letís be very clear here, there are NO EDITION 1 GTRíS!! So make your decision on what you see and what the dealer will do for you.

Enjoy!!
Forum: AMG GT
06-02-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,270
Posted By JSwan724

I think the car is a promo car for the races. It...

I think the car is a promo car for the races. It has the stripes, a special performance tune option and a larger fuel tank option. Since it wasn’t going to be raced competitively, they saved the $$$...
Forum: AMG GT
06-01-2018, 11:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,418
Posted By JSwan724

You guys are the experts here but I think Trump...

You guys are the experts here but I think Trump wants the US to pay the same rate as the Germans charge us....no more no less.

If they donít resolve this soon before the 2019ís start hitting the...
Forum: AMG GT
06-01-2018, 10:27 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,481
Posted By JSwan724

Bish: Iím guessing they fit neatly in front of...

Bish:
Iím guessing they fit neatly in front of the air filters and use the same R&R procedure and mounting assembly.
Forum: AMG GT
06-01-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 818
Posted By JSwan724

Nothing new that I saw on the site since the...

Nothing new that I saw on the site since the Orange Crush GTR was rolled out. All of this data was dyno stuff.

They also tweeked a new E63 S which showed some impressived numbers as well.


...
Forum: AMG GT
06-01-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 818
Posted By JSwan724

RENNTECH UPDATED GTR HORSEPOWER/TORQUE STATS

Performance Numbers Overview



AMG GT R (MY2018+ C190 M178 4.0L V8 BiTurbo) Stock Performance (at crank):

Rated by Mercedes-Benz: 577 HP @ 6,250rpm; 516 LB-FT @ 1,900-5,000rpm
Rated by...
Forum: AMG GT
06-01-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,418
Posted By JSwan724

I think MB is readying itself for the Germany-US...

I think MB is readying itself for the Germany-US Import Tax war.

If import taxes into the US are increased to 10% which would equate to $15k on a $150k (base price) car, then will see a huge slow...
Forum: AMG GT
05-31-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,481
Posted By JSwan724

I wonder how much the airflow is impacted not...

I wonder how much the airflow is impacted not that any/many of us are regularly doing mach 8 with our hair on fire in our GTR’S.
Forum: AMG GT
05-30-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,504
Posted By JSwan724

Vic: I think that’s the color of the...

Vic:

I think that’s the color of the anniversary GTS and Scott had his GTR special ordered in that color (see his proud pappa pictures he posted earlier)

Regards

Jerry
Forum: AMG GT
05-21-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,381
Posted By JSwan724

With my luck, there can be no one in the whole...

With my luck, there can be no one in the whole parking lot and I’ll still take the same precautions you take only to come out and find that “one in a f..ng million” douch bag that parked real close...
Forum: AMG GT
05-17-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,826
Posted By JSwan724

Just keep reminding yourself that you are the...

Just keep reminding yourself that you are the adult and when you’ve had enough do the ignore thing to regain your peace and sanity. :D :y :y
Forum: AMG GT
05-17-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,826
Posted By JSwan724

Surfah: Hopefully you remember how to use the...

Surfah:
Hopefully you remember how to use the site ignore function. :D :D
Forum: AMG GT
05-08-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,794
Posted By JSwan724

1. Do you have a copy of the order confirmation...

1. Do you have a copy of the order confirmation and number from THE AMG FACTORY?

2. Does it list all of your preferred options and prices?

IF NOT then you should return to your dealer and...
Forum: AMG GT
05-08-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,794
Posted By JSwan724

1. Do you have a copy of the order confirmation...

1. Do you have a copy of the order confirmation and number from THE AMG FACTORY?

2. Does it list all of your preferred options and prices?

IF NOT then you should return to your dealer and...
Forum: AMG GT
05-08-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,794
Posted By JSwan724

I posted the retooling comment. Itís true as you...

I posted the retooling comment. Itís true as you have now read.

If you want specifics about your on order car why not ask your dealer. He has the ability to track it online from production start...
Forum: AMG GT
05-07-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,826
Posted By JSwan724

:D :D :D

:D :D :D
Forum: AMG GT
05-07-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By JSwan724

Bish: All good questions that I don’t have...

Bish:
All good questions that I don’t have answers for.

Regards
Forum: AMG GT
05-04-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,826
Posted By JSwan724

Bish: This guy could be amgfan1 in disguise....

Bish:

This guy could be amgfan1 in disguise. So, remember the IGNORE process when he irritates you enough.
:spam: :D:D
Forum: AMG GT
04-28-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,746
Posted By JSwan724

HELL YEA!!! :zoom::zoom: :y :y :D:D

HELL YEA!!! :zoom::zoom: :y :y :D:D
Forum: AMG GT
04-27-2018, 07:09 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,383
Posted By JSwan724

Thank you very much for looking into this issue....

Thank you very much for looking into this issue. I am wondering if the rotors (CCB) still need to be replaced with the pads as well and if they are in stock. If not then the suspision about sub...
Forum: AMG GT
04-25-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,383
Posted By JSwan724

:smash: :smash: BAD JERRY BAD, BAD! :D :D ...

:smash: :smash: BAD JERRY BAD, BAD! :D :D



BRIAN: Would you plese stop by your dealer and see if they will open a TIPS report for you. That is supposed to move things through channels fairly...
Forum: AMG GT
04-25-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,044
Posted By JSwan724

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I’ve had him on ignore for a few months now. He’s a...
Forum: AMG GT
04-25-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,383
Posted By JSwan724

EXACTLY WHO IS THIS DIRECTED AT?? I hope it isn’t...

EXACTLY WHO IS THIS DIRECTED AT?? I hope it isn’t Brian or one of the members......MB maybe but we don’t know the issues yet.

2018 AMG GTR assembly is shut down like I told you in a earlier...
Forum: AMG GT
04-24-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,383
Posted By JSwan724

My honest response is that it boggles the mind...

My honest response is that it boggles the mind that they would even think about giving you a new GTR instead of getting you pads. They should be all over this.

The second point is that I am...
Forum: AMG GT
04-24-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,044
Posted By JSwan724

Bish and everybody else that has grown tired of...

Bish and everybody else that has grown tired of this guy. Just put him on ignore and don’t respond to his posts.

He doesn’t own any cars except his older Toyota and is just trying to provoke a...
Forum: AMG GT
04-24-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,383
Posted By JSwan724

OF COURSE THERE ARE PADS TO BE HAD! They are...

OF COURSE THERE ARE PADS TO BE HAD! They are alloted to the assembly line that’s all. Some MB AMG exec who wanted to could divert a set to you very quickly.

PADS UNIQUE TO THE GTR—I would have to...
Forum: AMG GT
04-24-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,383
Posted By JSwan724

SERIOUS QUESTION: Will MB AMG give you another...

SERIOUS QUESTION: Will MB AMG give you another buy back when you wear out the brakes on the buyout car? If so, I’m going racing in mine too.

MB AMG GET MY NEW GTR READY. :zoom: :zoom:
Forum: AMG GT
04-23-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,383
Posted By JSwan724

I understand but don’t you agree that he may have...

I understand but don’t you agree that he may have only had 1k miles on them since as a previous poster pointed out he must have followed the manditory 1k break in period. :D :zoom: :zoom:
Forum: AMG GT
04-23-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,383
Posted By JSwan724

The bigger question is WHY after so few miles....

The bigger question is WHY after so few miles. That doesn’t make sense since at all. Also, these pads calipers and rotors have been and are being used on prior year models.
Forum: AMG GT
04-21-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,488
Posted By JSwan724

You can plot my route from Euro Motorcars to the...

You can plot my route from Euro Motorcars to the Hampton Inn in Roanoke / Hollins on google maps by selecting no highways. I took the middle route. So I paralleled 81 and 64 but never got on. It was...
Forum: AMG GT
04-19-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 419
Posted By JSwan724

The delay was associated with a seat belt part....

The delay was associated with a seat belt part. All cars are now fixed and ready for sale. So, NO discount of any consequence.
Forum: AMG GT
04-18-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,976
Posted By JSwan724

That will be a safe plug. If the puncture...

That will be a safe plug.

If the puncture was over on the sidewall where that raised ring is at the right edge of your ruler then NO PLUG!!
Forum: AMG GT
04-17-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,488
Posted By JSwan724

Actually you have to be VERY CAREFUL up there...

Actually you have to be VERY CAREFUL up there especially around ďThe DragonĒ for safety reasons. There are lots of car and motorcycle ďhot dogsĒ which brings out the PO PO. Itís a major source of...
Forum: AMG GT
04-17-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,488
Posted By JSwan724

Great Ideaó Taking the mountain route back to...

Great Ideaó Taking the mountain route back to Florida.

Too bad you didnít think to take it on the Tail Of The Dragon and really test the suspension. :D :D

ENJOY YOUR NEW RIDE!!
Forum: AMG GT
04-16-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By JSwan724

Reliable Car Carriers. They do all of...

Reliable Car Carriers. They do all of Barrett-Jacksons hauls.
Forum: AMG GT
04-16-2018, 06:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 913
Posted By JSwan724

Maybe 25%....to you.

Maybe 25%....to you.
Forum: AMG GT
04-15-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 913
Posted By JSwan724

If I were you I would play the issue so you get...

If I were you I would play the issue so you get one of the first 2019 GTRís. You are going to take a HUGE DEPRECIATION HIT on a 2018 when the 2019ís start showing up in late August to early...
Forum: AMG GT
04-15-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 913
Posted By JSwan724

:y:y :D:D:D

:y:y :D:D:D
Forum: AMG GT
04-15-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 913
Posted By JSwan724

. . . . and the now famous front spoiler failure...

. . . . and the now famous front spoiler failure which delayed initial launch cars another 14 days.

Whatís important now is If you still want your 2018 GTR what discount is your dealer offering. ...
Forum: AMG GT
04-13-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,230
Posted By JSwan724

I am with you.....31psi COLD!! Many thanks

I am with you.....31psi COLD!!

Many thanks
Forum: AMG GT
04-13-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By JSwan724

MB LAUNCHES ITS CAR SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE IN JUNE

Interesting read.


http://www.businessinsider.com/mercedes-benz-car-subscription-service-debuts-in-june-2018-4#
Forum: AMG GT
04-09-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,976
Posted By JSwan724

Roll on by Tire Discounters and see if they will...

Roll on by Tire Discounters and see if they will plug it.

They have an exellent reputation and will err on the side of safety too. But I have found that they will when the dealer wonít.

Regards
Forum: AMG GT
04-09-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,976
Posted By JSwan724

Roll on by Tire Disciunters and see if they will...

Roll on by Tire Disciunters and see if they will plug it.

They gave an exellebt reputation and will err on the side of safety too. But I have found that they will when the dealer won’t.

Regards
Forum: AMG GT
04-06-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,595
Posted By JSwan724

If you help me find the proof, you get free beer...

If you help me find the proof, you get free beer from Cal John too. :zoom:
Forum: AMG GT
04-06-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,595
Posted By JSwan724

Cal John I’m going to be sitting in your garage...

Cal John I’m going to be sitting in your garage one day when you get home. I hope it’s BUD LIGHT... :D

Already found a 3.2 still looking.....:y :D
Forum: AMG GT
04-06-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,595
Posted By JSwan724

You drive yours any way you want to and Iíll do...

You drive yours any way you want to and Iíll do the same.

Besides VIC and I are just messing with each other.

You of course are free to just move on to another thread and not read this one.
Forum: AMG GT
04-06-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,595
Posted By JSwan724

Vic: Calling me out huh? :D :D :stick: :stick: ...

Vic:
Calling me out huh? :D :D :stick: :stick:

Now I’ll have to go hunting up the articles again so I can win a virtual beer.

I do know 0-60 is quicker than 3.6. :eek:
Forum: AMG GT
04-06-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 549
Posted By JSwan724

ALSO, you can check wiih DISCOUNT TIRE and you...

ALSO, you can check wiih DISCOUNT TIRE and you may be eligible for a purchase discount. Good honest quality people.

www.discounttire.com

Regards
Forum: AMG GT
04-05-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,595
Posted By JSwan724

FWIW: In the articles I have read, the 602-609 hp...

FWIW: In the articles I have read, the 602-609 hp number is correct for the euro GTR. The US “As Delivered” 577hp number is also fairly accurate but conservative as you stated.
However, if K&N...
Forum: AMG GT
04-03-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,158
Posted By JSwan724

I was thinking....dog alone = fine. :D :D ...

I was thinking....dog alone = fine. :D :D

Like the old joke says;
Put your wife and your dog in the trunk and come back in a couple of hours and see who is really happy to see you. :eek: :eek:
Forum: AMG GT
04-02-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By JSwan724

:y :y :D :D

:y :y :D :D
Forum: AMG GT
04-02-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By JSwan724

Vic: You know you want that white one. Now...

Vic:
You know you want that white one.
Now jump on a jet and fly into BWI and they will pick you up at the airport. Then you can take your time and cruise on back home with the top down.
:zoom:...
Forum: AMG GT
04-02-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 25,148
Posted By JSwan724

Another consideration is that the MB/Renntech...

Another consideration is that the MB/Renntech dealer may be willing to “self insure” anything that might happen and offset any losses against the profits gained from offering the tunes. Your issue...
Forum: AMG GT
04-02-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,996
Posted By JSwan724

If you are asking me, the answer is NO. I’m just...

If you are asking me, the answer is NO. I’m just breaking my GTR in. Besides, there isn’t any motivation to. All of the GT cars 2019 DOG look just like the 2018 except they changed the front page to...
Forum: AMG GT
04-02-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 25,148
Posted By JSwan724

To put your mind at rest over this issue, I...

To put your mind at rest over this issue, I suggest you talk with an AMG tech at your favorite MB dealership.

They are on the front line and have seen it all and watched more than one back and...
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