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09-24-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 718
Posted By apg231

All set, tires rotated and zero issues. Thanks...

All set, tires rotated and zero issues. Thanks guys
09-24-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 718
Posted By apg231

Ok I think I understand the whole stagger thing...

Ok I think I understand the whole stagger thing now. Like I said, I think I was getting it mixed up with “offset”

My 1985 Mustang GT had the Goodyear Gatorbacks on it and I remember those were...
09-24-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 718
Posted By apg231

Yes, all 4 of my tires are 245/40/18. I though...

Yes, all 4 of my tires are 245/40/18. I though the stagger had something to do with the rim offsets. Thanks for the reply’s
09-24-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 718
Posted By apg231

Tire rotation on E550...need a straight answer

I have a stock 2014 E550 with the OEM 18” AMG rims and I was wondering if they are staggered or not. I called my local MB dealer and they weren’t sure. When I called the tire place that installed...
03-22-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By apg231

On your driver door switch panel, is the...

On your driver door switch panel, is the passenger side mirror selected? If not it will not pivot down like you wanted.
01-08-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By apg231

I have not noticed this on my 2104 E Class. Can...

I have not noticed this on my 2104 E Class. Can you post a picture?
12-31-2017, 08:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,435
Posted By apg231

My fronts were just done under warranty (warped...

My fronts were just done under warranty (warped rotors) and believe the slip I got said $1,181 for rotors and pads. I will have to dig it out to verify.
12-22-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,198
Posted By apg231

My daily commute to work is 150 miles round trip....

My daily commute to work is 150 miles round trip. 98% of that is highway, the rest is 50-55 mph back roads. I think there might be a total of 10-15 turns during my entire commute that would require...
12-22-2017, 10:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,198
Posted By apg231

Ugh here we go again. 8,000 miles since the...

Ugh here we go again. 8,000 miles since the brakes and rotors were replaced and guess what, the brakes are pulsating again. My car is at a new dealership (MB of Springfield) for it's A service and I...
11-22-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,492
Posted By apg231

You can load music multiple ways. You can buy the...

You can load music multiple ways. You can buy the song in iTunes and it will automatically get loaded to your library. You can take your existing music CDs and put them in your computer CD/DVD drive...
11-22-2017, 09:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,492
Posted By apg231

On an iPhone you need iTunes to load music onto...

On an iPhone you need iTunes to load music onto it. It doesn’t matter if the phone is deactivated, you are not making calls or accessing the internet, you are using it solely as a music player. The...
11-09-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 571
Posted By apg231

Did a quick search of the Mercedes CPO website...

Did a quick search of the Mercedes CPO website for E400's around me and found this:

https://www.mbusa.com/mercedes/cpo/inventory/zip-01030/bodystyle-SDN/class-E/model-E400W4/vin-WDDHF6HBXFB156530...
11-09-2017, 10:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By apg231

If your car is equipped with the adaptive high...

If your car is equipped with the adaptive high beam assist, simply push the turn signal forward and the letter "A" with a headlight will appear on the dash.
11-07-2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 871
Posted By apg231

ok no problem

ok no problem
11-07-2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 871
Posted By apg231

Any chance I could send you a postal money order...

Any chance I could send you a postal money order (plus enough for a six-pack) and have you ship the winter floor mats to me? My zip code is 01030. Let me know how much it would be to ship them UPS.
11-07-2017, 02:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 871
Posted By apg231

I live in Western Massachusetts, but work up in...

I live in Western Massachusetts, but work up in Williamson, MA during the week. Where in Southern New Hampshire are you located? Might just be worth the drive for the floor mats alone. Let me know...
10-19-2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By apg231

Hmmm....good point, I haven't tired using the...

Hmmm....good point, I haven't tired using the DirecTV app with a Bluetooth headphones or speaker. Will try that tonight.
10-18-2017, 10:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By apg231

Bluetooth Audio Question

2014 E550 - If I select “Bluetooth Audio” it will start playing songs off my iPhone 6 and I can raise and lower the volume like normal. No problem there. But if I load my DirecTV app on my iPhone,...
10-13-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By apg231

On your dash, press the disc button until the...

On your dash, press the disc button until the Bluetooth device option comes up. Then got to the bottom of the screen and chose “connect device” and find your S7. See if that works.
10-11-2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,492
Posted By apg231

Nope, not one issue. Everything is seamless with...

Nope, not one issue. Everything is seamless with the exception of when I select a CD that is in the changer. It takes about 3-5 seconds to load which I find normal.
10-11-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,492
Posted By apg231

I actually use all the music storage options in...

I actually use all the music storage options in my car. First I have a standard Sirius Sat Radio subscription, I have 6 classical music CD's in the CD changer, on my SD card, I have what I call...
10-11-2017, 07:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 740
Posted By apg231

One other point to add. The 2014-2016 350’s are...

One other point to add. The 2014-2016 350’s are all the same, the 2014 550 was the only year for the twin turbo 4.7L V8, I believe in 2015 it was rebadged as a e400 with a twin turbo V6.
10-10-2017, 08:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 740
Posted By apg231

To add on to what Key08 stated here is the 2014 E...

To add on to what Key08 stated here is the 2014 E Class Sales Brochure that I used when I was looking for mine: https://www.mbusa.com/vcm/MB/DigitalAssets/pdfmb/brochures/2014-E-Class-Sedan-Wagon.pdf...
10-10-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 740
Posted By apg231

I will second what Key08 stated. I too was...

I will second what Key08 stated. I too was looking for a 2014 e350 but wanted certain features that were hard to find on a 350 so I made the move to the 550 and boy am I glad I did.

Check out my...
09-29-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,472
Posted By apg231

Sorry but I am going to cast another vote for the...

Sorry but I am going to cast another vote for the OEM spoiler. Both of those two you are choosing from look like they belong on a Mustang or Camry. Like others have said, the E350 is a Luxury Sedan,...
09-25-2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 18,933
Posted By apg231

I did my install Sunday and it was remarkably...

I did my install Sunday and it was remarkably easy. I followed Peter_02AMG's directions and it worked perfectly. 30 minutes start to finish. I didn't get any pictures because just before I started I...
09-21-2017, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By apg231

http://www.autogenius.info/mercedes-e-class-w212-f...

http://www.autogenius.info/mercedes-e-class-w212-fuse-box-diagram/

You said no power to Fuse 6 correct? Fuse 6 controls the engine electronics, fuel pump and starter according to the above fuse...
09-20-2017, 07:09 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,554
Posted By apg231

OP, I finally got my car back and had a...

OP,

I finally got my car back and had a chance to look over the settings. In Non-Distronic cars go to DriveAssist on your Multi Function Display and go down to Distance Warning and make sure it...
09-18-2017, 08:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 17,235
Posted By apg231

There is a second battery in the dash: ...

There is a second battery in the dash:

https://mbworld.org/how-tos/a/mercedes-benz-e-class-how-to-replace-auxiliary-battery-389645
09-17-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By apg231

From an internet search: "In Europe and...

From an internet search:

"In Europe and other countries adhering to UN Regulation 48, vehicles must be equipped with one or two bright red "rear fog lamps", which serve as high-intensity rear...
09-15-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,554
Posted By apg231

Key08 I think the OP stated he didn't have...

Key08 I think the OP stated he didn't have Distronic in this thread. I don't have my car so I can't look in the MDF display to see if us non-distronic owners can shut this feature off. Won't know...
09-15-2017, 03:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,554
Posted By apg231

Funny that you mention that, the 2017 GLC 300...

Funny that you mention that, the 2017 GLC 300 loaner I have has it, but under settings, DriveAssist there is a way to shut it off. Don't think it is possible with the W212 models though.
09-15-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,198
Posted By apg231

Well guys, persistence pays off. I wrote another...

Well guys, persistence pays off. I wrote another email to MB USA (kinda like Andy Dufrane in The Shawshank Redemption:rolf:) and it sounds like they understood my point and are going to replace my...
09-15-2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,554
Posted By apg231

Strange, it should work. I have a 2014 E550 and...

Strange, it should work. I have a 2014 E550 and it works in mine. The new model E class didn't come out till 2017 so we should both have the same systems. I noticed if I pull into my driveway and...
09-15-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,554
Posted By apg231

Hmmmm....what year is your e350?

Hmmmm....what year is your e350?
09-14-2017, 08:57 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,554
Posted By apg231

I don't have distronic in my car and mine works....

I don't have distronic in my car and mine works. I always wear my seat belt so I can't answer that part. Here is the best way I have found to test it. Find a two lane road where someone is making a...
09-12-2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,198
Posted By apg231

Yeah maybe get the media involved, the problem is...

Yeah maybe get the media involved, the problem is I have a car that I have only had for 4 months and it has an extended CPO warranty until 2022 so I don't want to be "that guy" that pokes the hornets...
09-12-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By apg231

Not that I am aware of. I myself am a new MB...

Not that I am aware of. I myself am a new MB owner so I would wait for others to chime in.
09-12-2017, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By apg231

Do you have the parktronic option with the...

Do you have the parktronic option with the proximity sensors in the front/rear bumpers? If not I am afraid you are out of luck.
09-11-2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,198
Posted By apg231

Well here is the response from Rallye Motors...

Well here is the response from Rallye Motors where I bought the car:

"Sent both your emails to a service adviser here and he said brakes are only warrantied for 2 year/24k for the first owner, so...
09-11-2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,198
Posted By apg231

I just don't understand why MB USA is giving me...

I just don't understand why MB USA is giving me such a hard time about it. Yes I understand I am past the "12 month/12,000 mile" brake warranty, but the Service Bulletin that konigstiger supplied me...
09-11-2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,198
Posted By apg231

So on Friday I sent all the information to the...

So on Friday I sent all the information to the guy I bought the car from at Rallye Motors. He is going to have his service adviser look it over and let me know what they can do. It may be a two hour...
09-09-2017, 08:45 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 18,933
Posted By apg231

Mine gets delivered next week and I too will...

Mine gets delivered next week and I too will share installation photos and tips.
09-08-2017, 11:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,198
Posted By apg231

This may be my only recourse as I am getting no...

This may be my only recourse as I am getting no where with MB USA.
09-07-2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,198
Posted By apg231

Got it :y Working on a response now

Got it :y Working on a response now
09-07-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,198
Posted By apg231

Ok, then my visit to the deal will be pretty...

Ok, then my visit to the deal will be pretty interesting next week. I won't go down without a fight
09-07-2017, 10:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,198
Posted By apg231

Angry Must say I am disappointed in MB USA

So when I had my B service I told the SA about my warped rotors. He says they are not covered under warranty as they are a wear item. Cost to replace is $1,000. So a member here provides me with a...
09-05-2017, 08:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 241
Posted By apg231

WTB W212 Comfort Box

Looking for a comfort box for my 2014 E550 and want to stay away from eBay if at all possible. Let me know if you have one you want to part with.

FOUND ONE FROM A FELLOW MEMBER......THANKS
09-03-2017, 07:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,002
Posted By apg231

yeah my bad. Thanks for clearing that up.

yeah my bad. Thanks for clearing that up.
09-03-2017, 05:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,002
Posted By apg231

That's what I thought, gonna print them out at...

That's what I thought, gonna print them out at work on Tuesday.
09-03-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,002
Posted By apg231

konigstiger, are those actual MB service...

konigstiger, are those actual MB service bulletins? I opened the PDF's and it doesn't say MB anywhere on them. Perhaps it's just because I am looking at them on my iPhone. Let me know. My service...
09-02-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,002
Posted By apg231

Thanks! Just what I was looking for.

Thanks! Just what I was looking for.
09-02-2017, 05:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,002
Posted By apg231

I would not expect rotors to warp after 30,000...

I would not expect rotors to warp after 30,000 miles. I noticed it when there was about 25,000 on the car but waited for this B service to bring it up. I replaced the pads and rotors on my 2007...
09-02-2017, 03:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,002
Posted By apg231

So the B service is complete and here is my break...

So the B service is complete and here is my break down. When I got to the dealer the couple in front of me had an E350 in for service and when they asked about a loaner, the service guy said they...
09-01-2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By apg231

I will check tomorrow when I am at my MB dealer...

I will check tomorrow when I am at my MB dealer and find out.
09-01-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,002
Posted By apg231

Sweet

Sweet
09-01-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,002
Posted By apg231

I will try that Key. How did you get that pic of...

I will try that Key. How did you get that pic of your car in the reply to my post?
09-01-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,002
Posted By apg231

Going in for B Service tomorrow

Well that first 10,000 miles went by pretty quickly:zoom: She is going in for her B Service tomorrow at 8am. I requested a loaner since they say it will take 2.5-3 hrs. What can I expect? a C-300? or...
08-31-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 18,933
Posted By apg231

Peter, I understand all your directions with the...

Peter, I understand all your directions with the exception of the last photo. Are you saying wrap the bare red wire around the left blade of fuse located in slot #24?

Why not use a fuse tap like...
08-25-2017, 10:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 850
Posted By apg231

Let me clarify. When I pulled the dipstick, there...

Let me clarify. When I pulled the dipstick, there was no oil on the end. I added 1/2 a quart of Mobil 1 and read the dipstick again. It just started to register at the very tip. Added the other 1/2...
08-25-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 850
Posted By apg231

Yeah I understand what it says in the manual. I...

Yeah I understand what it says in the manual. I am just more pissed off that the person I spoke with NEVER ONCE mentioned "hey check the oil level just to be safe" (It was my intention to do this all...
08-25-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 850
Posted By apg231

Car is a CPO that I got from a MB dealer on Long...

Car is a CPO that I got from a MB dealer on Long Island. I will be taking it to a MB dealer in Hartford, CT for its B service in 600 miles. The car had 21,000 miles on it when I bought it and I had...
08-24-2017, 06:55 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 18,933
Posted By apg231

I wanted Distronic, but sadly that was the one...

I wanted Distronic, but sadly that was the one option my car didn't come with.
08-24-2017, 06:17 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 18,933
Posted By apg231

Can you provide the link to where you purchased...

Can you provide the link to where you purchased it? Want to put one on my E550.
08-24-2017, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By apg231

I was in your shoes a year and a half ago having...

I was in your shoes a year and a half ago having my heart set on a 2014/15 E350, but come to find out with all the options I wanted it was pretty hard to find. So I stepped it up to the 2014 E550...
08-24-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 850
Posted By apg231

Car was 1 quart low when I checked. Gonna have a...

Car was 1 quart low when I checked. Gonna have a serious talk with that MB service advisor.
08-24-2017, 06:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 850
Posted By apg231

Hmmmm......I get in the car today and check my...

Hmmmm......I get in the car today and check my message center and it's gone. Just to prove I am not crazy I took this pic yesterday ...
08-23-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 850
Posted By apg231

Check oil message

Ok, hard to believe but I have put almost 9,200 miles on my E550 since I got it in May. Today driving home a message pops up and says "Check oil at next refueling." My B Service is due in another 800...
07-27-2017, 06:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 818
Posted By apg231

What octane rating do you use?

I am asking specifically for the bi-turbo V-8 guys like me. I have put almost 6,000 miles on my E550 and today at the pump was the first time I saw the sticker on the fuel filler door that said...
07-11-2017, 03:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,907
Posted By apg231

LMAO good catch!

LMAO good catch!
07-11-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,907
Posted By apg231

Yeah, honestly it's not needed. If it wasn't...

Yeah, honestly it's not needed. If it wasn't carved out on mine the MB star would still fit.
07-11-2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,907
Posted By apg231

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/80-img_8169_d2f6183eb622e39818fe24784d60cabf5baa263f.jpg...
07-10-2017, 09:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,907
Posted By apg231

Let me me take some more outdoor pics tomorrow...

Let me me take some more outdoor pics tomorrow while I am at work. I will try to get the same angle you did.
07-10-2017, 06:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,907
Posted By apg231

KEY08 now you have me intrigued. Can you post...

KEY08 now you have me intrigued. Can you post pics of your factory spoiler?
07-10-2017, 04:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,907
Posted By apg231

My bad, read the post from my iPhone and didn't...

My bad, read the post from my iPhone and didn't see you were looking for link to roof spoiler.
07-10-2017, 04:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,907
Posted By apg231

thanks KEY08.

thanks KEY08.
07-10-2017, 04:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,907
Posted By apg231

That link goes to the roof spoiler from that...

That link goes to the roof spoiler from that vendor. Try this https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00WNIN7G6/ref=cm_sw_r_oth_api_M39yzb8GBBV34
07-10-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 662
Posted By apg231

In order to get the cooled (technically they are...

In order to get the cooled (technically they are ventilated) seats, you need the leather seats, not the MB Tex ones. Ventilated seats along with the active multi contour driver seat was a definite...
07-10-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 662
Posted By apg231

Find a sales brochure for a 2014 E Class (look...

Find a sales brochure for a 2014 E Class (look online) to get familiar with what options where available and like samking said make a list of MUST have vs. nice to have. For me everything was a must...
07-09-2017, 07:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 662
Posted By apg231

Very nice, what options does it have? If you...

Very nice, what options does it have? If you search through my threads (I found Atlantis, Knocked out Bigfoot, and Stole his Unicorn) you can see that I searched for over a year to find the car I am...
07-09-2017, 07:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 662
Posted By apg231

Very nice, what options does it have? If you...

Very nice, what options does it have? If you search through my posts (I found Atlantis, Knocked out Bigfoot, and Stole his Unicorn) you can see that I searched for over a year to find the car I am...
07-09-2017, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By apg231

Probably has something to do with the...

Probably has something to do with the ridiculously complex transmission computer that chooses the most optimized gear for the conditions present. I have driven on several 90°+ days and my car has...
07-09-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 662
Posted By apg231

What are you looking for New, lease, pre-owned? ...

What are you looking for New, lease, pre-owned?

Let us know which one of those first and then we can narrow it down for you. I personally have a CPO 2014 E550 that I just got in May and I love it!
07-09-2017, 07:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,907
Posted By apg231

Pre-painted spoiler came in on Friday night. Just...

Pre-painted spoiler came in on Friday night. Just got around to installing it tonight. Installation was super easy. The 3M tape does not come pre-installed on the spoiler, you have to lay 2 strips...
07-02-2017, 08:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,907
Posted By apg231

Adi, go back to this post...

Adi, go back to this post https://mbworld.org/forums/e-class-w212/664323-i-found-atlantis-knocked-out-bigfoot-stole-his-unicorn-2.html

and this one:
...
07-02-2017, 05:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,907
Posted By apg231

Pics as promised ...

Pics as promised
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/80-img_8077_d3614cabd1873a7d43371382429289dc0d6f93c7.jpg...
07-02-2017, 11:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,907
Posted By apg231

The door armrest storage boxes came today. Very...

The door armrest storage boxes came today. Very nice product. Even came with a small rubber mat that goes on the bottom of the box. They fit real snug, don't move around and look factory installed....
07-01-2017, 07:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,907
Posted By apg231

I just hate how long eBay stuff takes to get...

I just hate how long eBay stuff takes to get here. I ordered my door courtesy light on 6/29 and had them on 7/1, granted they came damaged and I had to do a return, but if I ordered from eBay I...
07-01-2017, 07:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,907
Posted By apg231

My nephew owns a body shop so I am gonna swing by...

My nephew owns a body shop so I am gonna swing by there and get some assistance with the install. Wanna do it right the first time.
07-01-2017, 04:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,907
Posted By apg231

Pre painted #040 to match my paint. I will...

Pre painted #040 to match my paint. I will install it.
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/750x1334/80-img_8076_118293c4be88045154a94969f911f9bb46771f2c.png
07-01-2017, 04:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,907
Posted By apg231

My door courtesy lights showed up today. Driver...

My door courtesy lights showed up today. Driver side was fine, passenger side had a broken tab on it so it wouldn't install. Have to send them back for a refund and order another pair.
06-30-2017, 12:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,907
Posted By apg231

I like that they are removable for cleaning. Got...

I like that they are removable for cleaning. Got them more for the wife and kids who constantly have little small items (iPhones, headphones etc.) and never a place to put them.
06-30-2017, 09:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,907
Posted By apg231

Screen shot, it fills the hole in the door of the...

Screen shot, it fills the hole in the door of the armrest

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/750x1334/80-img_8071_572ba5665c66f1ea9494a690aa1f73e91c0a2da3.png
06-29-2017, 08:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,907
Posted By apg231

First mods to my E550 - Spoiler arrived and installed

Have been busy as hell and haven't had a chance to touch my car other than washing and vacuuming it. So tonight I ordered a rear deck lid spoiler, door armrest storage boxes and two door courtesy...
06-14-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 11,866
Posted By apg231

I remember reading early on in this post that MB...

I remember reading early on in this post that MB was going to kick in some money for the repair. What did it end up costing you out of pocket? The whole $10k? What was the ultimate diagnoses? Bad...
06-11-2017, 08:33 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,143
Posted By apg231

I tried this numerous times on my 2014 E550 and...

I tried this numerous times on my 2014 E550 and it does not work. Does anyone else with a 2014 have this issue? Maybe the did away with this feature for the 2014-2016 models and then brought it back...
06-07-2017, 10:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,087
Posted By apg231

Haven't placed an order yet. Been too busy with...

Haven't placed an order yet. Been too busy with work. I have it sitting in the "cart" just have to get around to checking out
06-07-2017, 07:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,122
Posted By apg231

I one upped myself: ...

I one upped myself:
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/80-img_7780_28aaa1d531348d93670b5ddde73022364304f339.jpg

27.4 mpg on a 235 mile jaunt across the state of...
06-06-2017, 09:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,482
Posted By apg231

Heated rear bench seat? Must be Canadian. Yup...

Heated rear bench seat? Must be Canadian. Yup just checked the build sheet. Enjoy!
06-04-2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,487
Posted By apg231

When Audi first came out with the "eye brow"...

When Audi first came out with the "eye brow" DRL's I thought they were pretty cool. And a year and a half ago when I started my 2014 E Class search the DRL's on the E350/550 with the lighting package...
06-04-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,487
Posted By apg231

LED Lighting Package

It's hard to believe but it's been 2 weeks since I took delivery of my E550 and after 1500+ miles, last night was the first time I drove it at night. The LED lighting package is amazing. From the...
06-01-2017, 09:52 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,143
Posted By apg231

I believe if you press and hold the little square...

I believe if you press and hold the little square on the front face of the door handle it will do the same as holding the lock/unlock button on the remote. Gonna test it tomorrow at work.
05-31-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,143
Posted By apg231

On a hot day, stand about 2-3' from your drivers...

On a hot day, stand about 2-3' from your drivers door and aim your key fob at the door handle. Press and hold the unlock button and all your windows will roll down, the sunroof will open and if you...
05-28-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 503
Posted By apg231

Cleaning the chrome exhaust ports

What is the best thing to clean the chrome exhaust ports/tips on my 2014 E Class. Was washing the car yesterday and the sheepskin wash mit and car soap don't seem to cut it.

What do you guys use?
05-28-2017, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By apg231

Regarding question #1 when you are driving and...

Regarding question #1 when you are driving and get to your desired speed say 75, pull the cruise control lever towards you. Now say you brake and traffic is going 65. Push the lever down towards the...
05-28-2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,283
Posted By apg231

Thanks for the replies, so it seems like the...

Thanks for the replies, so it seems like the reserve is pretty good size. I did let my car run down until the symbol of the "car at the fuel pump" came on, but like I said, prior to that it said I...
05-28-2017, 07:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,283
Posted By apg231

Yes, I know that. My question is why when my tank...

Yes, I know that. My question is why when my tank was almost empty did it only take 18.5 gallons?
05-27-2017, 06:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,283
Posted By apg231

E Class Fuel Tank size

So I thought the E Class had a 21.1 gallon fuel tank? Today I let mine get down to where the red reserve fuel light came on in the MFD (prior to this it said I had a 26 mile range) so I was surprised...
05-26-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By apg231

Hard to tell because I am viewing on my iPhone...

Hard to tell because I am viewing on my iPhone but what have you done with all the other "chrome" accents on your car. I personally would match what you have done with those.
05-25-2017, 12:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 778
Posted By apg231

Another "same here" just slightly above 80 ...

Another "same here" just slightly above 80

Funny thing is I never know the temp gauge was in Celsius until I read this post. Sitting in my car now I clearly see the C°
05-25-2017, 08:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 598
Posted By apg231

This is really driving me crazy. I get to work...

This is really driving me crazy. I get to work and power cycle the car and it's fixed. So I try to do it again. Here are the exact steps I took:

Radio is playing. Volume works fine
I go to Navi...
05-25-2017, 07:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 598
Posted By apg231

It happened again today. But now the volume...

It happened again today. But now the volume control only changes the route guidance volume level. The radio is still stuck at one level. I am gonna look at the comand manual and see why this is...
05-24-2017, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 330
Posted By apg231

2014 Trunk Storage cubbies

So today at work I was in and out of my trunk all day and noticed the storage cubbies on the left and right side of the trunk. I see the first aid kit on the right side but was wondering what you...
05-24-2017, 07:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 598
Posted By apg231

I must have "fat fingered" it as others have...

I must have "fat fingered" it as others have posted. On my trip home I could not replicate the problem I encountered with the volume being stuck.
05-24-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 598
Posted By apg231

Maybe I did. I found the only way to get her to...

Maybe I did. I found the only way to get her to speak directions again was the hit the RPRT button on the Nav screen. So does a combo mute/mute button press lock the volume?
05-24-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 598
Posted By apg231

Did I press a wrong button combo?

So on my way to work I am using the route guidance with the Nav system and I have the lady telling me turn here, turn there, and I remembered that while she is speaking if I hit the "mute" button on...
05-23-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,810
Posted By apg231

Baybomers, I have to agree with you on the W212...

Baybomers, I have to agree with you on the W212 but it has to have the LED Lighting Package and be a Sport Model. I don't like the luxury version (no offense to anyone) or the standard headlights.
...
05-23-2017, 09:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,122
Posted By apg231

I was given prepaid maintenance for the next 2...

I was given prepaid maintenance for the next 2 years with the purchase of the car and a CPO warranty until 2021 so hopefully I am covered for now. The car only has 21,800 miles on it and there are...
05-22-2017, 10:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,000
Posted By apg231

Mine is intermittent too. On my way to work this...

Mine is intermittent too. On my way to work this morning it didn't turn green until about 20 miles into my journey and it was in the mid 40's when I left. On my way home it didn't go green until...
05-22-2017, 09:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 564
Posted By apg231

OK, now I see what you are looking for. I noticed...

OK, now I see what you are looking for. I noticed your Multi Function Dispaly had the Distronic screen on it. Try switching your MFD to NAVI, you should see what your next turn is and how far the...
05-22-2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,000
Posted By apg231

There are about 8-10 parameters that need to be...

There are about 8-10 parameters that need to be met for the ECO display to turn green and the start stop function to work. Check your owners manual and it will tell you in more detail. I notice the...
05-22-2017, 07:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 758
Posted By apg231

So I checked my build sheet and I do have the 794...

So I checked my build sheet and I do have the 794 AMG Rims. So here are the two rims side by side

Mine:...
05-22-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 564
Posted By apg231

hmm, I am at a loss. My navigation works...

hmm, I am at a loss. My navigation works perfectly so far. I have only had my car for 2 days so post a video and I will see how I can help.
05-22-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 758
Posted By apg231

It was on my "to do list" of dealer things but I...

It was on my "to do list" of dealer things but I got so fixated on other things I totally forgot. My nephew runs a body shop and I can bring it to him to get that badge off. Will probably have him do...
05-22-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 564
Posted By apg231

Raja, did you "start" route guidance? That might...

Raja, did you "start" route guidance? That might show your next turn. For the next part of your question, where it shows you the next three exits, go to NAVI, click Map Settings, and Highway...
05-22-2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 758
Posted By apg231

Funny you mention the gunmetal grey wheels and...

Funny you mention the gunmetal grey wheels and today at work I pass a 2014 E350 with these rims ...
05-22-2017, 08:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,122
Posted By apg231

Driving impressions on first day to work with new car

So today was my first day driving to work in my 2014 E550. Mixture of highway and twisty mountain roads. Trip here was around 90 minutes and covered just under 70 miles. Gas mileage averaged 26.4...
05-21-2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 564
Posted By apg231

Makes sense thanks

Makes sense thanks
05-21-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 758
Posted By apg231

Those are the standard 18" AMG wheels that come...

Those are the standard 18" AMG wheels that come on an E550, the build date was 05/06/2014. I did see an E550 on Cars.com that had a dark grey or gunmetal finish on them and haven't seen it on another...
05-21-2017, 06:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 564
Posted By apg231

Entering a destination and garage door opener

So my first few question about my E550 are as follows:

In Navagation when I go to Destination and click Address Entry I enter the State first, then the City, then the Street and last the Number, I...
05-21-2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 758
Posted By apg231

Houston, Tranquility Base here, the Eagle has landed.

Sorry for the late update, but I was way too tired after getting home yesterday. Without further delay here is my new (to me) 2014 E550 that I got at Rallye Motors on Long Island....
05-20-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By apg231

I literally just got home. She is in the garage,...

I literally just got home. She is in the garage, will post pics tomorrow. I ended up working a 26 hour shift on Friday into Saturday and then got my son at 9am and drove 2 1/2 hours to Long Island to...
05-18-2017, 10:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,102
Posted By apg231

2014 E550 brake specs are 14.2" front and 12.6"...

2014 E550 brake specs are 14.2" front and 12.6" rear
05-18-2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,132
Posted By apg231

2014 E550 Net Power: 402 hp @ 5000 rpm Net...

2014 E550
Net Power: 402 hp @ 5000 rpm
Net Torque: 443 lb-ft @ 1800 rpm

I pick mine up in 2 days :D
05-18-2017, 06:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 649
Posted By apg231

When we got our first Mac with iTunes I...

When we got our first Mac with iTunes I immediately ripped all my CD's (most of which I bought back in the mid 80's) and the cover art, album title and song list were all there. Have no clue how.
...
05-18-2017, 06:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,589
Posted By apg231

Holy cow that's expensive. Here is Massachusetts...

Holy cow that's expensive. Here is Massachusetts we have zero deductible on auto glass. About the only good thing about this state. :smash:
05-17-2017, 10:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 413
Posted By apg231

I did a google search of 2014 e350 luxury rear...

I did a google search of 2014 e350 luxury rear bumper and found this picture:
...
05-15-2017, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By apg231

My first thought is to try a different SD card....

My first thought is to try a different SD card. Or different manufacturer. See if that works
05-12-2017, 01:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,646
Posted By apg231

Yup I checked for it in my pre-inspection. Will...

Yup I checked for it in my pre-inspection. Will verify when I pick it up.
05-12-2017, 08:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,470
Posted By apg231

When I went to look at my car last weekend, I...

When I went to look at my car last weekend, I explicitly asked them to put it on a lift so I could look for scrapes like the OP has on his car because of this very post. I am sure they will make it...
05-12-2017, 08:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,258
Posted By apg231

I just dug into the Comand Manual a saw that I...

I just dug into the Comand Manual a saw that I can program my "star" favorites button next to the comand knob to activate the camera. Thanks again
05-12-2017, 07:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,470
Posted By apg231

Glad to hear everything seems to be working out...

Glad to hear everything seems to be working out for you. Definitely keep us posted and let us know what the dealer does to correct your issues.
05-12-2017, 06:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,258
Posted By apg231

360° camera - Accessing front camera

So my car has parktronic with the 360° camera system. I understand when you put the car in reverse the back up camera automatically comes on. In the case of parallel parking, when you switch from...
05-11-2017, 10:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,646
Posted By apg231

:confused: umm on second thought I'll pass....

:confused: umm on second thought I'll pass. Didn't think they looked that bad
05-11-2017, 08:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 412
Posted By apg231

Ugh, I better check that out. A majority of my...

Ugh, I better check that out. A majority of my travel for the next year or two with work has me traveling the Massachusetts Turnpike. Granted it's only 30 miles out and 30 miles back but who knows....
05-11-2017, 08:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,646
Posted By apg231

I doubt they will add these on but I will...

I doubt they will add these on but I will definitely put those on my "to do list"
05-11-2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,048
Posted By apg231

My past has been an 81 Honda Prelude, 85 Mustang...

My past has been an 81 Honda Prelude, 85 Mustang GT, 89 Ford Ranger, 87 Buick Grand National, 99 Hyundai Elantra, 03 Elantra, and 07 Elantra. So do you think I will be spoiled with my E550:naughty:
05-11-2017, 12:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,048
Posted By apg231

I'll be joining ya in 9 more days :D

I'll be joining ya in 9 more days :D
05-11-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,048
Posted By apg231

Doing my research I read somewhere on the...

Doing my research I read somewhere on the internet that the 2014 E550 4MATIC was considered quite possibly the "Best all around car in the world"

Quote from Autoguide.com- "These few misgivings...
05-10-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By apg231

Let me ask a few questions to see if I can help....

Let me ask a few questions to see if I can help. I don't pick up my E550 for another 10 days but I have read the owners manual cover to cover like 6 times. Are you using the low beams and turn signal...
05-10-2017, 09:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,048
Posted By apg231

For me I am all about the looks of something...

For me I am all about the looks of something rather than the function. When I first saw a 14' E350 the sharp box like body, aggressive front end, the interior layout (I love the clean center console...
05-10-2017, 09:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,646
Posted By apg231

Good to know, thanks for the heads up. I am use...

Good to know, thanks for the heads up. I am use to typical floor mats that lay flat. The reason I was looking at the WeatherTechs was because of the "tub" like feature they offer. I am looking for...
05-10-2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,646
Posted By apg231

I already synced my iPhone when we test drove the...

I already synced my iPhone when we test drove the car last Saturday :D

Hope they don't do a "Factory Reset" of the Comand system when they are getting it ready. If so, at least I know how to do it...
05-10-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,646
Posted By apg231

Another excellent point :y

Another excellent point :y
05-10-2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,646
Posted By apg231

1) Car is a CPO with 21,500 on the odometer 2)...

1) Car is a CPO with 21,500 on the odometer
2) Buying car in NY, driving back to MA. Window tint is on my list of "to do"
3) See #1 (Car also came with 2 years pre-paid maintenance)
4) See #1
5)...
05-10-2017, 03:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,646
Posted By apg231

I already have all this documentation...

I already have all this documentation electronically except the VMI. But like I stated the car only has 21,500 miles on it so other than routine oil changes, I don't think it has been in for much...
05-10-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,646
Posted By apg231

Isn't it pretty much standard now and days to get...

Isn't it pretty much standard now and days to get a full tank? I know when I trade in my car it will be running on fumes :D

They have a pretty sweet merchandise section at this dealer (they are...
05-10-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,646
Posted By apg231

The car only has 21,500 miles on it so I think I...

The car only has 21,500 miles on it so I think I am good with the spark plugs, the car does have KeylessGO and the Start/Stop button was there when I test drove it. I will see about the magnetic pen.
05-10-2017, 01:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,646
Posted By apg231

Items to make sure I get when picking up a car

Ok, 10 days and counting until I pick up my E550 :y What items should I make sure are included when I pick it up? So far I have this:

2 sets of keys
Owner's Manual
Floor Mats
Navigation system...
05-09-2017, 05:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,310
Posted By apg231

If I had am AMG I would be definitely interested....

If I had am AMG I would be definitely interested. But for my E550 I am gonna go with the factory style. Thanks for the offer.
05-09-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 667
Posted By apg231

I just bough the car and haven't taken delivery...

I just bough the car and haven't taken delivery of it yet. It's a CPO so if there is any issues I need to get them addressed by the dealer selling it to me before I make the 2 1/2 hour trip home. Yes...
05-09-2017, 10:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 667
Posted By apg231

Thanks, this wasn't so much as lag as it felt...

Thanks, this wasn't so much as lag as it felt like the throttle cable was binding on the initial press of the pedal. But as others have stated this car is drive by wire so I doubt it's a sticky...
05-09-2017, 09:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,310
Posted By apg231

Don't have my car yet, but already looking at a...

Don't have my car yet, but already looking at a trunk spoiler, and center armrest organizer.
05-08-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,087
Posted By apg231

Thx, I will check them out :y

Thx, I will check them out :y
05-08-2017, 02:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 667
Posted By apg231

See the second picture here of my interior: ...

See the second picture here of my interior:

https://mbworld.org/forums/e-class-w212/664323-i-found-atlantis-knocked-out-bigfoot-stole-his-unicorn.html

Correct me if I am wrong but doesn't my...
05-08-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,087
Posted By apg231

Yeah I suppose $15 isn't that bad. If it were...

Yeah I suppose $15 isn't that bad. If it were $100 I would be leery.
05-08-2017, 02:11 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,184
Posted By apg231

I like it :y

I like it :y
05-08-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,087
Posted By apg231

W212 Center Arm Rest Tray

Does anyone in the US make these? https://www.ebay.com/p/?iid=262955682112&lpid=82&&&ul_noapp=true&chn=ps

I am not a fan of ordering stuff from China even thought that is where 99% of the stuff...
05-08-2017, 10:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 667
Posted By apg231

i am new to the MB world. What is a sprintbooster?

i am new to the MB world. What is a sprintbooster?
05-08-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 667
Posted By apg231

No, the Elantra was bone stock. Back in high...

No, the Elantra was bone stock. Back in high school I had a 1985 Mustang GT with a 1970 Boss 351 in it and after that I had a 1987 Buick GN with a heavily modded Twin Turbo V-6 (1000+HP) but then I...
05-08-2017, 08:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 667
Posted By apg231

Like Key08 said, I think it is the whole fly by...

Like Key08 said, I think it is the whole fly by wire thing I am not used to yet.
05-07-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,246
Posted By apg231

Yeah, the salesman that I dealt with, Anthony ...

Yeah, the salesman that I dealt with, Anthony Mangiolino, was a true man of his word. He held the car for me without a deposit or contract and made my trip down there a great experience. He is...
05-07-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 667
Posted By apg231

That's what I thought

That's what I thought
05-07-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 667
Posted By apg231

Question Throttle pedal in a 2014 E550

One question that I did have during my test drive is about the throttle/gas pedal and maybe I just have to get used to it. The E550 has a bottom hinged gas pedal where my Elantra has a rod that comes...
05-07-2017, 02:19 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,246
Posted By apg231

She has her Jeep Commander that she is quite...

She has her Jeep Commander that she is quite happy with. I think she may be scared of driving this car because it is so nice.
05-07-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,246
Posted By apg231

Yes, drove 30+ miles on a mixture of back twisty...

Yes, drove 30+ miles on a mixture of back twisty roads and highway. The car was super tight with zero rattles or squeaks. At one specific stop light, the salesman said we need to get in the right...
05-06-2017, 10:57 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,246
Posted By apg231

We went down as a family but my wife got so...

We went down as a family but my wife got so nervous with the New York drivers she said she won't go back. :argue: So my son and I will go back on the 20th and pick it up. I will give a full write up...
05-06-2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,246
Posted By apg231

Man what a long day. Just got home at 9:30pm...

Man what a long day. Just got home at 9:30pm after leaving at 8:30am. All good, car checked out flawless, deposit put down and signed contract done. Rallye Motors in Roslyn, NY is where I found the...
05-06-2017, 06:58 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,246
Posted By apg231

I have been up since 5:30am. Sucks that it's...

I have been up since 5:30am. Sucks that it's raining out but it is what it is. Will have an update after I get there.
05-05-2017, 06:28 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,246
Posted By apg231

No, no, no.....here is the best thing......If all...

No, no, no.....here is the best thing......If all goes well with my meticulous inspection, I will do the paperwork and put a deposit down tomorrow and pick it up in 2 weeks. Work schedule got changed...
05-05-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,667
Posted By apg231

Yeah I went back and forth for a while on the...

Yeah I went back and forth for a while on the CLS/E550 decision. It comes down to what I can get and afford. An E550 with every option I want except driver assistance came up for sale about 2 1/2...
05-05-2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,246
Posted By apg231

Update: So I have been nervous all week...

Update:

So I have been nervous all week because of the things people posted here about dealers not holding a car for someone without a contract or deposit. So I emailed the guy I am dealing with...
05-02-2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,246
Posted By apg231

4 days and counting...........

4 days and counting...........
04-28-2017, 09:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,470
Posted By apg231

Ok, now we are getting somewhere. So you bought...

Ok, now we are getting somewhere. So you bought it from the dealer in Cantonville and had it shipped to S Dakota if I remember right. I am no expert but that looks like transportation damage to me....
04-28-2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,653
Posted By apg231

Regarding question #1. There is no "valet mode"...

Regarding question #1. There is no "valet mode" that I am aware of. There is a "valet key" that you can remove from the smart key that will allow you to lock the glove box and trunk (on certain...
04-28-2017, 08:46 PM
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Posted By apg231

yes, I saw the pictures. Did you see my post...

yes, I saw the pictures. Did you see my post above? I am asking what happened? You bought a CPO sight unseen and this is what you got delivered? Please fill me in. I am confused.
04-28-2017, 08:33 PM
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Posted By apg231

:nix: I still don't follow you. What is the issue?

:nix: I still don't follow you. What is the issue?
04-28-2017, 08:11 PM
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Posted By apg231

zipsman, sorry I didn't quite follow your...

zipsman, sorry I didn't quite follow your original post as I was so excited about finding my own E Class the other day. Why exactally happened? You bought a CPO sight unseen and that is how it...
04-28-2017, 04:53 PM
04-28-2017, 04:34 PM
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Posted By apg231

Considering they guy did me right by warning me...

Considering they guy did me right by warning me about the shady dealer down in Florida and then HE contacted me about the E550 he had makes me think he is a stand up guy. Like others have said, maybe...
04-28-2017, 01:22 PM
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Posted By apg231

Here is my exact email to him yesterday: ...

Here is my exact email to him yesterday:

"Just want to make sure the car is pulled out of inventory while you are on vacation next week. Would hate for it to get sold by mistake while you are...
04-28-2017, 12:20 PM
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Posted By apg231

The guy I am dealing with leaves for vacation on...

The guy I am dealing with leaves for vacation on Monday. I already have plans for tomorrow so we agreed to meet next Saturday the 6th. I asked him multiple times if he wanted a deposit and he said...
04-27-2017, 09:32 PM
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Posted By apg231

Yes, I have the CARFAX, original build sheet,...

Yes, I have the CARFAX, original build sheet, service records and even verified the VIN with my local MB dealer, but you are right, I don't know this guy from Adam, but after what I have been through...
04-27-2017, 09:06 PM
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Posted By apg231

The guy I spoke with assured me the car was...

The guy I spoke with assured me the car was "pulled" from inventory, the paperwork is locked in his desk and my name is on the dashboard with a big SOLD sign next to it. I do the paperwork next...
04-27-2017, 08:35 PM
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Posted By apg231

This dealer marked it as "sold" pulled the...

This dealer marked it as "sold" pulled the paperwork and moved it out of inventory for me. I am not letting this car go. As you can see from the above, I spent far too much time and effort to find it.
04-27-2017, 08:32 PM
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Views: 3,246
Posted By apg231

No, that is the profit they are making off it....

No, that is the profit they are making off it. Most dealers mark up a car a $1,000 or more. This guy is cutting me a break.
04-27-2017, 06:29 PM
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Views: 3,246
Posted By apg231

Sorry I typed it wrong. I am paying $500 over...

Sorry I typed it wrong. I am paying $500 over what they own it for.
04-27-2017, 02:31 PM
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Views: 3,246
Posted By apg231

No Pano, Lighting Package or Parking Assist...

No Pano, Lighting Package or Parking Assist Package. But low miles though. That was my exact dilemma. When I found a car like this, it was missing key options I was looking for.
04-27-2017, 01:44 PM
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Posted By apg231

When the car is safely in my garage, I will tell...

When the car is safely in my garage, I will tell you. Don't want any of you sneaky b*stards stealing my ride from the dealer before I pick it up :D
04-27-2017, 11:25 AM
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Views: 3,246
Posted By apg231

Talking I found Atlantis, knocked out BigFoot and stole his Unicorn

After searching for what seemed like years (it actually started June of last year) I have finally found my dream car. A 2014 Black on Black E550 with P1, 115v outlet, 3 Spoke Flat Bottom Sport...
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