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05-18-2018, 03:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,071
Posted By longslim

.I have 2017 GLE350 and last week at 10k miles I...

.I have 2017 GLE350 and last week at 10k miles I had to have my brake and rotor replaced by the dealership. Three brakes had 8mm of the pad and one was down to 3mm, They could give me no reason for...
03-07-2018, 01:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,605
Posted By longslim

Maybe in Iowa City, but in So/Cal, there are many...

Maybe in Iowa City, but in So/Cal, there are many indie shops who are highly rated. Most are ex-dealership mechanics with there on business, mines charge me $115 for everything the dealer does.
06-02-2017, 12:21 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 58,390
Posted By longslim

What are the tier FICO score ranges?

What are the tier FICO score ranges?
05-10-2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 41,517
Posted By longslim

Finally got my car, albeit not the one I order....

Finally got my car, albeit not the one I order. That car was held up in transit somewhere, and another dealer calls me and asks if I was still looking. This was so weird because he knew what I wanted...
05-09-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 867
Posted By longslim

I swear there's a great punch line for this...

I swear there's a great punch line for this question.:)
05-06-2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,189
Posted By longslim

I, wouldn't define myself as a late-blooming...

I, wouldn't define myself as a late-blooming liberal lol. l think I've evolved from a young idealistic conservative to a middle-aged right-wing conservative. Into a mature blend of a practicalism,...
05-05-2017, 11:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,189
Posted By longslim

ROFLOL, well you sure didn't read me at all if...

ROFLOL, well you sure didn't read me at all if that's who you think I'm.
We didn't even have a basement in:) our two-room shotgun house. I was born and raised down in Tennessee
On a cotton farm...
05-05-2017, 10:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,189
Posted By longslim

I get it this is that same guy posting under...

I get it this is that same guy posting under another name right? Otherwise what business do you have in this conversation? No one called your name, did they? He is a grown ass man let him answer for...
05-05-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,189
Posted By longslim

I read your post and your words are filled with...

I read your post and your words are filled with rage and I hate this person and that all liberals are evil. I will never meet you in life, not that we would even know one another if we pass on a...
05-05-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,189
Posted By longslim

I don't know, nor can you or I verify what is...

I don't know, nor can you or I verify what is true anymore. There is so much fake news on the internet and what you read might be just that. As far as Hollywood success, I don't have a clue what you...
05-04-2017, 08:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,189
Posted By longslim

Susan and her husband, Ian Cameron, were worth...

Susan and her husband, Ian Cameron, were worth between $23.5 million and $43.5 million in 2009, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. Her husband Ian Camereron is a succesful Hollywood...
Forum: AMG GT
05-01-2017, 11:57 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,391
Posted By longslim

You are correct $750k only buys a really nice...

You are correct $750k only buys a really nice 1600sq.ft. ranch style in OC. Now $2 million gets a water view in La Jolla, but you can still fix your on GD toilets if you want to. What warranty are...
Forum: AMG GT
05-01-2017, 11:13 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,391
Posted By longslim

So if I buy a 750k house, I shouldn't change the...

So if I buy a 750k house, I shouldn't change the AC filter, or fix a leaking tiolet? Some people don't mind doing work on their cars, I like doing the small task within my depth. You don't need a...
04-20-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,382
Posted By longslim

I was surprise coming from a Cadillac to MB with...

I was surprise coming from a Cadillac to MB with little thing missing on a top of the line car. I was use to a tone when I left my keys in car or when you'd leave the turn signal on to long. Even...
04-20-2017, 02:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,636
Posted By longslim

You'll have to order a 2018, they closed order...

You'll have to order a 2018, they closed order for the 2017 on 4/1. GLE- orders open 5/1/2017, with production starting 7/1/2017.
04-19-2017, 07:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,320
Posted By longslim

Well our car is built and should be shipping any...

Well our car is built and should be shipping any day to So/Cal. My question is when to get my financing completed? Any advice should I wait until delivery, or go ahead get the approval now. I'm...
04-15-2017, 10:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,399
Posted By longslim

Some people drink the Kool-Aid with a smile and...

Some people drink the Kool-Aid with a smile and ask for more.
04-15-2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,399
Posted By longslim

I agree it's madding to buy a new model car and...

I agree it's madding to buy a new model car and the next year the model is gone. I purchased a 2015 CLS400, it came with the M276DELA30 TT after two years that model is gone. Now the C450 E400 GLE400...
04-15-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,636
Posted By longslim

I almost did the same thing today. Went to the...

I almost did the same thing today. Went to the dealer to inquire on truck status, and ask could I order a 2018? Well the sales manager came out and ask why, I told him I was having second though....
04-14-2017, 11:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,291
Posted By longslim

Hope this helps. 352747

Hope this helps.
352747
04-14-2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,291
Posted By longslim

I see your post and you are very knowledgeable...

I see your post and you are very knowledgeable about build date for these car. Question; our dealer said our GLE 350 was scheduled for 4/19 build date does that mean it will be completed on that day...
04-09-2017, 09:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,636
Posted By longslim

Just wish I'd order the MB-Tex dash wrap you got....

Just wish I'd order the MB-Tex dash wrap you got. I had no idea you could get an upgraded dashboard, and my SA never mentioned it either. I assume lol they all came the same.
04-09-2017, 06:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,636
Posted By longslim

I order the same color combination and didn't...

I order the same color combination and didn't realize it had the porcelain headliner until it was finalized. I was very worried that it wouldn't' look good together. I found a picture of that...
04-07-2017, 11:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 730
Posted By longslim

How can we check our car status with no access to...

How can we check our car status with no access to NetStar? I was told my GLE was red lined over a month ago with a build date of second decade of April. Now dealer is saying it might be later, and we...
04-07-2017, 11:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 823
Posted By longslim

Is this standard on GLE's no matter what package...

Is this standard on GLE's no matter what package you have?
04-03-2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,209
Posted By longslim

I'm a Discount Tire user and swear by their...

I'm a Discount Tire user and swear by their service. The only place I buy my tires from and highly recommend to anyone. I love the free rotation and flat repair service and their pricing is very...
04-03-2017, 02:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,379
Posted By longslim

Congrats and enjoy the car.

Congrats and enjoy the car.
03-29-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 986
Posted By longslim

Find yourself a good independent shop in your...

Find yourself a good independent shop in your area and save your money. Fortunately for me I've found a super shop in Riverside, that does "A" service $105+tax and "B" service $165+ tax. He only...
03-25-2017, 11:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 986
Posted By longslim

I order at the dealership in February, he call...

I order at the dealership in February, he call last week and said it went to red and production set for 2nd decade April.
I went with rear wheel drive and not 4matic save $2k. I'm in So/Cal didn't...
03-24-2017, 11:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,688
Posted By longslim

I'd like some of that good advice also.

I'd like some of that good advice also.
03-24-2017, 11:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 986
Posted By longslim

Just like you I had a price that I was going to...

Just like you I had a price that I was going to pay for the car, but I knew only the P2 option was acceptable for the lights. I had 2015 CLS 400 and knew what features I use in that car and the...
03-21-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,320
Posted By longslim

How much discount where you able to get? I wish I...

How much discount where you able to get? I wish I had order the stitching wrapped dashboard, but I never knew it was an option.
03-19-2017, 12:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 795
Posted By longslim

I find it very comfortable, to let my arms rest...

I find it very comfortable, to let my arms rest on my sides as I drive. ...
03-18-2017, 01:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 795
Posted By longslim

I'd suggest leaning to the right on the center...

I'd suggest leaning to the right on the center armrest. Not to much, as you don't want look to cool. But just enough to stop the kink's.
03-16-2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,523
Posted By longslim

For myself I think must of these item are a waste...

For myself I think must of these item are a waste of a money. People tend to over order things in cars, but never use them, like heated rear seat. But it is just me and the wife, and we live So/Cal,...
03-16-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,523
Posted By longslim

Dear Sir it is not to late. Please go back and...

Dear Sir it is not to late. Please go back and order the P2 it's worth it. The light package is the only must have item beside the engine and tranny. I order mines without the Parking Assist or...
03-15-2017, 07:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,606
Posted By longslim

2017 X1 X3 X4 ...

2017 X1 X3 X4 X5 X6
January 2351 3154 211 3276 426
February 2050 4020 282 3900 469
...
03-15-2017, 04:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,606
Posted By longslim

What struck me most is GLE is number 2 among MB...

What struck me most is GLE is number 2 among MB models. Sales of the GLE are higher than all class, but the C's wow.
That's YTD and M/M sales, the pricing must be just right or the market for mid...
03-10-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By longslim

Costco only I see no reason why not to?

Costco only I see no reason why not to?
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
03-10-2017, 02:16 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,050
Posted By longslim

OMG now I feel even worse for you. Hindsight is...

OMG now I feel even worse for you. Hindsight is 20/20. In the future only lease expensive cars, you wreck it, they pay for it not you. Financially your only move is to, keep the car for 7 or more...
03-09-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,195
Posted By longslim

Okay thanks..

Okay thanks..
03-09-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,195
Posted By longslim

How does the EW coverage protect you greater then...

How does the EW coverage protect you greater then MB new car factory warranty?
03-09-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,195
Posted By longslim

Are you buying another GLE? If so I'd think you...

Are you buying another GLE? If so I'd think you could do better than 8% off. The best offer when I shopping was Penske West Covina and House of Import Buena Park. Both started at nearly 10% off MSRP.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
03-07-2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,050
Posted By longslim

Well in that case you're fracked. any balance...

Well in that case you're fracked. any balance owed to Mercedes-Benz Financial Services not covered by your insurance is covered by a GAP Waiver. So no out of pocket down payments is return to the...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
03-07-2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,050
Posted By longslim

I don't know if OP lease or finance his car. But...

I don't know if OP lease or finance his car. But GAP coverage is built in to MB First Class lease. Purchase to finance it's on you to get GAP coverage. Black book weekly value is around $72k,...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
03-07-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,050
Posted By longslim

A pricey import car is your friend in this case....

A pricey import car is your friend in this case. My CLS400 engine was hydrolock in a accidental drowning, my wife drove it into a small lake. However the cost for a M276 DELA 30 engine was $39k...
03-07-2017, 01:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,136
Posted By longslim

I know you are in Atlanta, but in So/Cal 10-12%...

I know you are in Atlanta, but in So/Cal 10-12% is the starting offer. I was quoted through internet sale lady 10.75% off with no negotiation at all for this car at Penske Mercedes.
Cant hardly wait...
Forum: 190E (W201)
03-05-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 585
Posted By longslim

Just happen upon this old thread, but I can...

Just happen upon this old thread, but I can positively endorse Inland Mercedes as a very honest repair shop. He saved me a lot of money with my recent accidentally hydro lock engine. Also he does A...
03-04-2017, 11:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,320
Posted By longslim

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

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/640x480/80-64e349c4e3233087266e7e7c7eb0d5b5x_d43731b632296b2f849978100d90b7b199ef63c6.jpg
Got my build date email yesterday for April 20, with...
03-03-2017, 12:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,619
Posted By longslim

I understand why this feature is cool, and it is...

I understand why this feature is cool, and it is handy. But I will still always look myself, as I do with the backup camera.
03-02-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,619
Posted By longslim

I really wanted the 360 view, but you have to...

I really wanted the 360 view, but you have to package it with the Parking Pilot. When I put my order in trying to get under a certain dollar amount that was a easy trade off. I got the Panorama roof...
03-01-2017, 11:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,320
Posted By longslim

je pense, donc je suis,...Why would incentive be...

je pense, donc je suis,...Why would incentive be worse in May?
02-28-2017, 10:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,320
Posted By longslim

That might not be the best for my circumstance. I...

That might not be the best for my circumstance. I plan on keeping the car, my wife is retiring soon and I'm already. So model year has no meaning to us now, this will be her car for the next 10...
02-28-2017, 07:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,320
Posted By longslim

Order GLE350 advices needed.

Order a new GLE350 a week ago, we only add pano roof and P2 package. Coming from a CLS we knew some option we would never use nor wanted to pay extra for. So we drop the tow hitch, Cabin-air...
02-28-2017, 02:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,083
Posted By longslim

I think that's the best deal for EW, I purchased...

I think that's the best deal for EW, I purchased it for my CLS. It only cost me about $6 a month. You can buy it as long as you car is within 15k miles or 15 months from purchase. I suggest it for...
02-22-2017, 06:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,606
Posted By longslim

Looking at the number you see a 19% increase for...

Looking at the number you see a 19% increase for 201611 and almost 35%+ sales for 201612 over the prior 9 months. I think you're seeing a January sales number decrease because of pull ahead holiday...
02-13-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,294
Posted By longslim

I'm confused what doesn't make sense? That she...

I'm confused what doesn't make sense? That she accidentally drove into a puddle of water much deeper than she thought it was? Or that water was sucked into the intake, causing engine to hydrolock....
02-10-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,294
Posted By longslim

Wow! things that make you go hmmmm lol. Rather...

Wow! things that make you go hmmmm lol. Rather the car than me:smash:
02-09-2017, 12:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,294
Posted By longslim

Wifey killed our CLS400.

Out here in So/Cal we've finally gotten a decent amount of rain lately, and with that some big puddles. My wife hit one and it was deep, how deep you ask, enough to hydro lock the motor. So after the...
05-25-2016, 12:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,723
Posted By longslim

Congrats welcome to the club!

Congrats welcome to the club!
03-28-2016, 11:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,824
Posted By longslim

That is a concern, but I can't see my premium...

That is a concern, but I can't see my premium escalation being that great. I have until July 5 to get the coverage started and only have 7975 miles on my car. If I add it today this was GEICO quote: ...
01-29-2016, 09:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,299
Posted By longslim

I went from a Cadillac XTS to my CLS400 and the...

I went from a Cadillac XTS to my CLS400 and the rate went down on my policy. I even called and ask the lady why, she couldn't tell me. I have 100/300/100 with Geico, $500 ded and pay $1174 for the...
10-24-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,774
Posted By longslim

I use that lens for portrait photos also, for the...

I use that lens for portrait photos also, for the money nothing bets my nifty 50. You'd have to get a Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L. which cost 15 times as much to see any difference in quality. And pixel...
10-20-2015, 12:33 AM
Replies: 1,331
Views: 31,989
Posted By longslim

I'm more intolerant than racist, and a lot less...

I'm more intolerant than racist, and a lot less bigoted than my father was toward any one he didn't like. Now what you are in your heart and mind, I don't have any idea. More importantly I didn't...
10-19-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1,331
Views: 31,989
Posted By longslim

I never get the lol wink wink of posting...

I never get the lol wink wink of posting caricature of Obama depicted as an animal. Maybe it's just the way they think people of color are, apes. It's not a racial biased towards blacks. People...
10-01-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,056
Posted By longslim

Congrats!!

Congrats!!
09-30-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,414
Posted By longslim

I must agree also I have had my CLS400 6 months...

I must agree also I have had my CLS400 6 months 4000 miles not one issue or complaint. What I guess we are asking is what was the issue she had problems with. Because I would like to have that...
09-10-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 781
Posted By longslim

CLS 400 EPA mileage accuracy.

Finally did a road trip this Labor Day weekend LA to Vegas with my CLS 400. We avg 25 mpg, four people and luggage running 55 mph on avg. with AC. I have 3700 miles on the car and average 17.5 mpg...
09-08-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1,331
Views: 31,989
Posted By longslim

Joe B, can't win in the big blue state, although...

Joe B, can't win in the big blue state, although he may push her in the purple smaller states. I just don't see how he takes her out mathematical. She has the delegate count lock down this time. She...
09-03-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,414
Posted By longslim

How is it a lemon?

How is it a lemon?
08-26-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 1,331
Views: 31,989
Posted By longslim

Okay no multi quote: 1. There is nothing wrong...

Okay no multi quote:
1. There is nothing wrong with nepotism, an giving your family members a leg up in the world. I get rich, I'm hiring my kids before I would hire yours. Take the Bush family any...
08-26-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 1,331
Views: 31,989
Posted By longslim

ROFLOL really you want go to the penis joke smh.....

ROFLOL really you want go to the penis joke smh..
http://i.onionstatic.com/onion/1793/7/original/480.jpg
08-25-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1,331
Views: 31,989
Posted By longslim

I will not hold her kids looks against her. Many...

I will not hold her kids looks against her. Many of us have little darling who are not attractive as we think. What I've seen of Chelsea she seem to have a nice personality and fairly accomplish...
08-25-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 1,331
Views: 31,989
Posted By longslim

I think this read to much like your personal bias...

I think this read to much like your personal bias against her. She is not done, that women is a terminator, she'll never quit. As far as Joe B. I'd give anyone 100/1 odds that Joe can win the...
08-25-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1,331
Views: 31,989
Posted By longslim

You're not suggesting that she will with any...

You're not suggesting that she will with any seriousness? Hillary will kneecap Joe B. before he can make the first speech. Hillary is someone who truly believes there's no other choice but to elect...
08-24-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 1,331
Views: 31,989
Posted By longslim

You make a valid point, which I think is the...

You make a valid point, which I think is the primary reason Trump Is leading in the polls. His bold and brash proclamation of not being your standard politician has struck a chord with the...
08-24-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1,331
Views: 31,989
Posted By longslim

I'm confused isn't this the central theme and...

I'm confused isn't this the central theme and reason Trump has become a viable Republican candidate. You're right, the left does use that term to attack the right for a politico advantage. But...
08-24-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1,331
Views: 31,989
Posted By longslim

This is coming from a guy with hard left leaning...

This is coming from a guy with hard left leaning views. I would love to see him get the nomination and become President. At least he is honest and not just doing the usual politico speech. Also he...
08-23-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 1,331
Views: 31,989
Posted By longslim

Maybe this is how the whole field feels, when...

Maybe this is how the whole field feels, when Donald is whipping their butts.
http://www.cartoonsonnet.com/all-fowled-up.jpg
08-22-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,628
Posted By longslim

If I get the job there will be no speeding...

If I get the job there will be no speeding through my area.
08-22-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,628
Posted By longslim

Oh don't mistake I'm the man. I can put my foot...

Oh don't mistake I'm the man. I can put my foot down, it's just a matter of how hard I stomp,:slap: before she'll stomp back. When we where young I spent money as I pleased,. And ended up spending...
08-21-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,628
Posted By longslim

Now that's funny. Made me think of this old...

Now that's funny.
Made me think of this old joke:
How do most men define marriage?
An expensive way to get your laundry done free.
Your idea is a very expensive way to get a set of wheel.
08-21-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,628
Posted By longslim

Any wheel I like are out of my Miss price range. ...

Any wheel I like are out of my Miss price range.
My wife;
"Don't we have 4 good wheels on the car now"?
Me;
"Yes dear"
She drops the mic and walks away.
08-21-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,628
Posted By longslim

Beautiful! What can of wheels are those?

Beautiful! What can of wheels are those?
08-13-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 54,019
Posted By longslim

Again I though all C-class where RWD and weight...

Again I though all C-class where RWD and weight across the class was equal. So the C400 AWD adds 274 Lbs to the car.
08-12-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 54,019
Posted By longslim

2015 Mercedes C-400 Curb weight 3,693 lbs...

2015 Mercedes C-400 Curb weight 3,693 lbs (4MATIC)
2015 CLS400, Curb weight 4255 lbs
2015 C300 is 3417 lbs
I didn't realize the C400 was heavier..
08-12-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 54,019
Posted By longslim

That is a fair improvement in straight line time....

That is a fair improvement in straight line time. Would like to hear the impact on your mpg over a larger period of time. If as you say no noticeable declined in mpg or daily performance the $2400...
08-12-2015, 01:21 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 54,019
Posted By longslim

I wish you good luck. After you have tested the...

I wish you good luck. After you have tested the car for a while can you post your numbers especially your gas mileage. That will go a long way towards my buying and ECU. The car is not a daily...
08-11-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,089
Posted By longslim

No though on lowering the car, but if you change...

No though on lowering the car, but if you change those wheels; I'd like to throw my hat in the ring for the current set. :) I love those wheel and our car is beautiful!!
08-11-2015, 03:12 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 54,019
Posted By longslim

Will this work in the M276 DELA 30 3.0L TT engine...

Will this work in the M276 DELA 30 3.0L TT engine in the CLS400? Those number are a huge jump from MB claim 329 whp with 354 ft/lb torque output. The C450 is the same engine that Mercedes tuning...
08-05-2015, 03:42 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 23,142
Posted By longslim

Retired corridor manager for Uncle Pete railroad...

Retired corridor manager for Uncle Pete railroad work there 35 years. My wife has work there 33 years and is still there for another four years. She claim she likes the work and it's still fun, I...
07-14-2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 990
Posted By longslim

The same problem was happening on the Caddy XTS...

The same problem was happening on the Caddy XTS FOB. The key FOB was very sensitive, and would release the trunk even in my wife's purse. We'd be out somewhere and would find the trunk open, or all...
Replies: 35
Views: 2,964
Posted By longslim

I love my Mercedes don't get me wrong I realize...

I love my Mercedes don't get me wrong I realize it's a great car.. But having had these feature included on much less expensive cars, I would think they'd be standard on a $100k+ car. The technology...
07-05-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,628
Posted By longslim

A couple of picture on the day I got the car, no...

A couple of picture on the day I got the car, no tint at that time.https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1333/80-img_7324_e32d399ef500db277dd885032f649c5d07944cc4.jpg
...
Replies: 35
Views: 2,964
Posted By longslim

What is amazing, is this service(remote start) is...

What is amazing, is this service(remote start) is free on most GM car plus remote unlock. It was part of OnStar before 2014, now they have made it free from your cell phone for all there models.
07-04-2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,628
Posted By longslim

OMG Yes they are. And no offensive to the owner,...

OMG Yes they are. And no offensive to the owner, maybe it's a generational taste thing for me.
07-02-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 900
Posted By longslim

Wow $325 in San Diego, that seem high for "A"...

Wow $325 in San Diego, that seem high for "A" service even at the dealer. Local shop here in the IE quoted me $145/$225 for A&B services. They do mostly European cars and have a good reputation. I...
07-02-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 174,929
Posted By longslim

Hey I posted this as a topic and didn't get any...

Hey I posted this as a topic and didn't get any response. I figured I'd try it here for some feedback.
Currently only have 1800 miles on my 2015 CLS, after three months of ownership, so this is...
07-01-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,824
Posted By longslim

Geico MBI vs EXtend warranty

Currently only have 1800 miles on my 2015 CLS, after three months of ownership, so this is for research. But I do plan on keeping the car 5 years or longer. I read much about the expensive repairs...
Forum: Off Topic
06-28-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,234
Posted By longslim

Jobs, to god-damned hell with jobs! We have no...

Jobs, to god-damned hell with jobs! We have no jobs. In fact, we don't need jobs. I don't have to tell I got a job, you god-damned cabrón...
06-18-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,806
Posted By longslim

I think you made an excellent point. Among the...

I think you made an excellent point. Among the general public there is a ignorance when it come to class difference in the Mercedes line.The average guy just wants to buy the star. He is nowhere as...
06-16-2015, 02:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,806
Posted By longslim

That's about it in a nut shell. I do disagree...

That's about it in a nut shell. I do disagree about quality been any less than a E class. They are identical mechanically the CLS is a little wider and longer, the chassis 113.2" is the same. Now the...
06-14-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 821
Posted By longslim

Order a 2013 XTS just after they started their...

Order a 2013 XTS just after they started their production run. While doing walk around at dealer to accept the car we notice all the window had deep scratches. From inside the car it was like...
06-11-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,284
Posted By longslim

If you have never lease please take someone with...

If you have never lease please take someone with you who has. You must negotiate the price you pay and put as little down payment possible.
Although the miles and month are different 30k/36 month...
06-11-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,480
Posted By longslim

A car note and partridge in a pear tree; still...

A car note and partridge in a pear tree; still waiting on the second one.
06-10-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,097
Posted By longslim

C400 owners are you having an issue with engine noise?

Not a C400 owner, but my car has the same engine. My question is, has anyone had any issues with the sound of their engine. I'm at about 1500 miles on my CLS400 and noticing an increase tapping...
06-08-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,319
Posted By longslim

Congrats beautiful car!

Congrats beautiful car!
06-08-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 1,331
Views: 31,989
Posted By longslim

N Jay why did you need to comment? 8k post Air...

N Jay why did you need to comment? 8k post Air Marshall can CYA.
I'm right aren't I, you're just mad. You want to politicize everything as right vs left..Go wax the benz man and use your right hand...
06-08-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1,331
Views: 31,989
Posted By longslim

Frankly I'm envious of your long history on here....

Frankly I'm envious of your long history on here. This is my first time buying a M.B. and just starting to really appreciated the car. I in inherited a beautiful 1974 280 back in 1980. Sadly I trader...
06-07-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1,331
Views: 31,989
Posted By longslim

No it is not complex and a fair article and they...

No it is not complex and a fair article and they use real numbers. What does that have to do with me being complex?

Here let me post an article, that mirrors my feeling. I agree with those who...
06-05-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 1,331
Views: 31,989
Posted By longslim

No it is on me, us liberals are just easy prey...

No it is on me, us liberals are just easy prey for conservatives. You no our bleeding heart make us care about you guys, as much as we do for everyone else. I don't usually post on political...
06-05-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 1,331
Views: 31,989
Posted By longslim

And that means I don't see everything the same,...

And that means I don't see everything the same, I'm complex



Well I don't want or say we need it either, but was responding to and early post. I though Obama executive action was a good step in...
06-05-2015, 01:38 AM
Replies: 1,331
Views: 31,989
Posted By longslim

lol Look I apologize once before for any...

lol Look I apologize once before for any grammatical errors, but it seems my views are lost in translation to you guys what ever language I'd use. I was born here and educated at a decent school. My...
06-04-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 1,331
Views: 31,989
Posted By longslim

This post is a combo answer to you Njay and Mark...

This post is a combo answer to you Njay and Mark because I'm tried and my eye site isn't what it use to be.
No offensive taken, English lit I loved in school, but I hated English comp. Now If you...
06-04-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1,331
Views: 31,989
Posted By longslim

This is starting to feel like WWE an you two are...

This is starting to feel like WWE an you two are the heavys sneaking up on the ring while I'm do a interview. Got to go dinner, I'll try to answer later. Since it's only the three us posting you two...
06-04-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1,331
Views: 31,989
Posted By longslim

What's with the drivel comment, you guys are...

What's with the drivel comment, you guys are starting to sound like General Zod. Next you'll be telling me to knell.



Nope I'm not dropping the line. I've heard it propose as possible, and ...
06-04-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1,331
Views: 31,989
Posted By longslim

lol Sorry about that "mike" mleskovar I can only...

lol Sorry about that "mike" mleskovar I can only think I was trying to put a nice name with the post or maybe it was some Freudian slip.




Yes
Well on par I think it's because the average...
06-04-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 1,331
Views: 31,989
Posted By longslim

Please indulged me. Why was my post drivel to you...

Please indulged me. Why was my post drivel to you I agree with his position.
I question how to implement either mass deportation or closing our border. Can you informed me of your idea's to do...
06-04-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 1,331
Views: 31,989
Posted By longslim

Mike calm the f down Cally is not filled with...

Mike calm the f down Cally is not filled with bleeding heart liberal that's a dam stupid uninformed analogue. OC/Riverside and the central valley are Georgia/Alabama and Miss. Sure LA n Frisco are...
06-04-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1,331
Views: 31,989
Posted By longslim

therein lies the rub; I'm all for a prudent...

therein lies the rub; I'm all for a prudent realignment of government spending. Here's the current fiscal year projection

Government Pensions $1.2 trillion ...
06-04-2015, 01:19 AM
Replies: 1,331
Views: 31,989
Posted By longslim

Ok, you want me to debate a hypothetical worse...

Ok, you want me to debate a hypothetical worse case scenario. So in your premise Ca has bused n 40 million Mexican. WHY!!!. Oh well never mind anyway we bus them because we're to soft to make mothers...
06-04-2015, 12:08 AM
Replies: 1,331
Views: 31,989
Posted By longslim

Please do break it down, I got no where to go...

Please do break it down, I got no where to go from now until my dirt nap time.
06-03-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 1,331
Views: 31,989
Posted By longslim

You're correct, I wrote what I felt based on my...

You're correct, I wrote what I felt based on my personal feelings, not parroting the media. I try to consume different news source an read conservative web sites to broaden my views. But in private...
06-03-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1,331
Views: 31,989
Posted By longslim

Yeah like how many really believe that Sharai Law...

Yeah like how many really believe that Sharai Law is taking over America. That gay marriage some how will destroy marriage for everyone else. That a group of men can control a women right to an...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-03-2015, 02:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,807
Posted By longslim

Have you held it this long on the market and no...

Have you held it this long on the market and no price reduction? I got to believe most young guys would chose a new CLA before paying almost $24k for your 05. If you do find someone they probably...
06-02-2015, 04:24 PM
06-01-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,827
Posted By longslim

Try these guys it's a local LA area company and...

Try these guys it's a local LA area company and I've seen there parts on a couple of cars. I would like to get there front spoiler but they don't make one yet to fit the 15's bumper style. And as far...
Forum: California
05-13-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 296
Posted By longslim

https://mbworld.org/forums/amg-gt-gts/581607-amgfe...

https://mbworld.org/forums/amg-gt-gts/581607-amgfest-mercedes-madness-here-may-29-31-2015-las-vegas-all.html

Not a meeting, but this seem like a cool event. I don't have a AMG but thinking about...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-10-2015, 12:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,764
Posted By longslim

So my CLS400 turbo 6 :bow:can go with the AMG? I...

So my CLS400 turbo 6 :bow:can go with the AMG? I guess we're going to Vegas.
Wouldn't this be huge if more MB owners knew about it? I just happen to see it because I don't normal read the AMG...
05-09-2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,434
Posted By longslim

Staggered 20's Wheels and tire and mounting price...

Staggered 20's Wheels and tire and mounting price request for 2015 CLS400 2WD: will pickup, Thank you.
05-05-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 819
Posted By longslim

PM SENT

PM SENT
05-03-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,738
Posted By longslim

Possible you are correct as this article is from...

Possible you are correct as this article is from 2011. My 2013 Caddy system was even more refined.
05-02-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,636
Posted By longslim

Yes this service is smart, for Mercedes. You're...

Yes this service is smart, for Mercedes. You're paying years in advance thousand of dollars per consumer for a oil change. I get that many on here have no issue with this and can easily offered it....
04-30-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,738
Posted By longslim

I assume the sensor shows the seat are empty...

I assume the sensor shows the seat are empty after you exit. Then the horn will blow if the keys are in the car, and the door will not auto lock. I so miss this function had it on my Caddy and a...
04-30-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,636
Posted By longslim

How is it going cheap paying a $165 for a oil...

How is it going cheap paying a $165 for a oil change? There are some great shops in Los Angles with superb reputation that are use by the very wealth on the west side. . If your argument is against...
04-29-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,636
Posted By longslim

Affording has nothing to do it with, its a matter...

Affording has nothing to do it with, its a matter of personal choice.
I have a friend with 60k Ram truck that changes his oil. and he is rich. Jeez people act like a MB is some magical car that only...
04-29-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,636
Posted By longslim

Wow you are the only person, who I've heard that...

Wow you are the only person, who I've heard that did that.
I was getting a wash at the dealer, and told a fellow owner you don't have to do A or B at the dealership. He was so irate and got even...
04-28-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,659
Posted By longslim

Bump

Bump
04-28-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,129
Posted By longslim

"No. An independent mechanic, a retail chain...

"No. An independent mechanic, a retail chain shop, or even you yourself can do routine maintenance and repairs on your vehicle. In fact, the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, which is enforced by the FTC,...
04-27-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,129
Posted By longslim

I was told by my service manager as long as it is...

I was told by my service manager as long as it is a authorized MB shop you're fine.
04-27-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,129
Posted By longslim

I'm confused, if you're putting 10k down on a...

I'm confused, if you're putting 10k down on a lease you would have gotten a discount off msrp. So possible he is asking about that, and what price point would be fair for the maintenance warranty. So...
04-21-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 229,783
Posted By longslim

Just got the 400 love it and will do some modest...

Just got the 400 love it and will do some modest mod in the future.
04-12-2015, 01:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,659
Posted By longslim

LA area possible buyer are they still for sale?

LA area possible buyer are they still for sale?
04-11-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 972
Posted By longslim

Located in the IE and I got a 400 with P1 and...

Located in the IE and I got a 400 with P1 and lane departure for 13% off MSRP.
04-08-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 165
Posted By longslim

Hello to all.

We purchased a new CLS400 was going for the 550. But on the test drive it was just a little to much power for the wife. So she's happy and we got the car I wanted. Never had anything like this car...
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