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01-01-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,517
Posted By Gasmiser2000

Nice work! I'll keep an eye out for you,...

Nice work!
I'll keep an eye out for you, there's not very many wagons here in the 6
12-11-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 658
Posted By Gasmiser2000

Congratulations!

Congratulations!
09-25-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 805
Posted By Gasmiser2000

Nice work congrats! That new wheel alone...

Nice work congrats! That new wheel alone probably makes you feel like you're driving a fresh, newer car
I've done two wheel swaps before in an older car (Audi) and it was scary - my issue was...
09-13-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 704
Posted By Gasmiser2000

ooooh, thanks! You've just introduced me to my...

ooooh, thanks! You've just introduced me to my new challenge - I have seen these before and now I want one of these badges!
08-24-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,989
Posted By Gasmiser2000

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

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1408/img_3044_bca161a21fa63485db906937a5ecd46a93561ce1.jpg

Cross bars in action while camping, with a basic rooftop box
08-24-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,989
Posted By Gasmiser2000

Oops sorry I missed your message here from awhile...

Oops sorry I missed your message here from awhile back
I found the crossbars on Aliexpress
A quick search shows this now, which is the same as what I bought...
07-08-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 904
Posted By Gasmiser2000

The next time you are servicing your car, you can...

The next time you are servicing your car, you can have them change the 3-blink to a 5-blink lane change.
I make smoother, slower, ponderous lane changes, and I've been pleased as the 5-blink is the...
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By Gasmiser2000

Alas, those wheels just got sold anyway so it...

Alas, those wheels just got sold anyway so it doesn’t matter
The shop promised to hold them for me; and then I saw their posting online saying SOLD! To someone else for a cash deal apparently...
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By Gasmiser2000

Does anyone recognize this wheel?

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1014x1352/img_2396_b0184ee7829c55678b9a7899d176f4ca8aeaf597.jpg
Thinking of replacing my winter wheel setup, which was damaged in an accident...
04-11-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 14,167
Posted By Gasmiser2000

Are you just planning to lower the back, I was...

Are you just planning to lower the back, I was under the impression only the rears had adjustable air suspension
Forum: Canada
03-26-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By Gasmiser2000

Thanks a lot Diabolis, safety is always the most...

Thanks a lot Diabolis, safety is always the most important thing. That's one of the reasons I switched to this car, I thought it was safe
The corner of the guys car seems to have perfectly dinged in...
Forum: Canada
03-25-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By Gasmiser2000

Thanks Marko That is great advice... I'm...

Thanks Marko
That is great advice... I'm leaning towards Don Valley or Pfaff at the moment, as those are more convenient and I know them thru my Audi days. I will def consider Oakville though

I...
Forum: Canada
03-24-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By Gasmiser2000

Accident! Advice needed on Collision shops

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_1178_da8977469fc49915c0cb26a66cd7473bb8f1b84c.jpg...
03-02-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,312
Posted By Gasmiser2000

Thanks for the info You had a nicely sorted...

Thanks for the info
You had a nicely sorted wagon there! If it were tinted, that would be an ideal car for me
02-02-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 753
Posted By Gasmiser2000

Just saw this post, cross-referenced from another...

Just saw this post, cross-referenced from another thread. Nice car and wheel setup KEYO8! Pretty amazing work figuring out the proper ET to eliminate the tuck
02-02-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,155
Posted By Gasmiser2000

Yes, in your case it works out extremely well for...

Yes, in your case it works out extremely well for you, but that is more coincidence than anything
I want to salvage my 245/40/18 fronts, so that's the best I can do... I'm hoping to stretch the...
02-02-2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 670
Posted By Gasmiser2000

This I tried an aftermarket spoiler for my...

This
I tried an aftermarket spoiler for my previous wagon, an Audi Avant to try to help avoid the same problems OP describes...
Result? Not much better. I mean, very slightly better, but not...
02-02-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,155
Posted By Gasmiser2000

I'm going to be doing a staggered setup soon ...

I'm going to be doing a staggered setup soon
There are others that have done it successfully on 4matic and also in the Audi Quattro world without issue

Just use a tire diameter calculator, and...
11-13-2017, 05:15 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,989
Posted By Gasmiser2000

Shhh - if you're quiet enough you might hear them...

Shhh - if you're quiet enough you might hear them

Honestly, the build quality of these cars is so superior, I dunno if you can hear anything. (I'm coming from an Audi V8 with aftermarket exhaust...
Forum: Canada
11-12-2017, 11:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 612
Posted By Gasmiser2000

Bump Ended up with 17" wheels for winter...

Bump

Ended up with 17" wheels for winter I've re-purposed from my Audi. ET35 sits in the wheel well much better than stock ET48. Pretty much flush with fender and no rubbing. 235/45/17 is fine...
11-12-2017, 11:05 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,989
Posted By Gasmiser2000

I got these bars from AliExpress They appear to...

I got these bars from AliExpress
They appear to be Whispbar replicas
$100 for the pair, a fraction of the price of the Thule I was also considering. They have a rubberized coating around the...
10-07-2017, 01:59 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,989
Posted By Gasmiser2000

Have you tried mounting the crossbars as far back...

Have you tried mounting the crossbars as far back as possible? In order to at least allow the sunroof to tilt open a crack
10-07-2017, 01:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 763
Posted By Gasmiser2000

After searching for a reasonable 18" option, I've...

After searching for a reasonable 18" option, I've decided to re-purpose my current 17" Audi wheels

I'm going to have them machined from 57.1 centre bore, to accept the 66.6 Mercedes. They are...
09-24-2017, 08:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,108
Posted By Gasmiser2000

I've switched steering wheels in my other cars,...

I've switched steering wheels in my other cars, but the tricky part was matching the airbags and multifunction buttons

Consider that MB also has heated wheel and vibration functions... well you...
09-04-2017, 07:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 663
Posted By Gasmiser2000

Thanks for chiming in I am seeing a few...

Thanks for chiming in
I am seeing a few listings for wagons in your year and similar mileage. But it's quite rare, as most people in my area are buying SUVs so the selection of available wagons is...
09-04-2017, 07:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 663
Posted By Gasmiser2000

That has also been my experience with Audi and...

That has also been my experience with Audi and hopefully most German brands - ie: generally reliable. I have had to replace some general wear and tear items such as timing belts, tensioners,...
09-03-2017, 07:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 663
Posted By Gasmiser2000

Hi, I am in a similar situation and planning to...

Hi, I am in a similar situation and planning to replace my Audi wagon - i hope the 4-matic is just as good

In terms of maintenance, can alot of wrenching be done by the home mechanic, or is that...
Forum: Canada
09-03-2017, 06:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 612
Posted By Gasmiser2000

Question Hi Roberto, Did you have any luck in your...

Hi Roberto,

Did you have any luck in your search? Post up some pics of your ride! I am currently looking at moving into the E350 wagon myself, and would love to see what you've done

Any...
09-03-2017, 06:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 159
Posted By Gasmiser2000

Smile Hi, hoping to move into W212 very soon

Hi everyone

Looking at an E350 wagon for my next car, and just checking out your forum here, hoping to get some good research and appreciate any advice or comments

Normally I'm on the Audi...
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