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02-13-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 756
Posted By greasykid

If I remember my chemistry--the air we breath is...

If I remember my chemistry--the air we breath is 70%+/- nitrogen.
09-30-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 773
Posted By greasykid

rain today?

rain/
09-30-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 891
Posted By greasykid

rain today?

rain/
08-26-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,147
Posted By greasykid

Badge Removal

I always use a hairdryer & WD40
08-18-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 259
Posted By greasykid

Aftermarket Warranty.

hi I just picked up a 2012 S550 4matic with every option but distronic. It has rather lower miles at 53k. I was looking into aftermarket warranties and was wondering if anyone else has used endurance...
08-12-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 895
Posted By greasykid

Conti DWS-06

Conti DWS-06
07-07-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,149
Posted By greasykid

Several yrs ago I had a preowned that I bought...

Several yrs ago I had a preowned that I bought extended warranty through AAA. Worked well.
07-01-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By greasykid

WOOD DOOR TRIM FALLING OFF

Have 2012 E350 Cab. Wood trim on both doors has come loose, My dealer says that nothing they can do as a warranty but would be glad to take care of the problem for approx $1,000.
From what I
find...
06-16-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 594
Posted By greasykid

Would you believe? My wifes 2016 Hyndai Tuscon...

Would you believe? My wifes 2016 Hyndai Tuscon has the CROSS TRAFFIC feature that works all the time & is her #1 option. Paid all of $32k. Go figure.
06-10-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,154
Posted By greasykid

I no longer have an S Class--but I did have...

I no longer have an S Class--but I did have another Mercedes with Dist+. I was driving on a 4 lane highway that was undergoing adding more lanes etc and there was a diversion of lanes with multiple...
04-10-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,097
Posted By greasykid

Chk with high end car audio shop

Chk with high end car audio shop
03-25-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By greasykid

Is there a S450 forum?

Looking for more info on new S450
03-12-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,097
Posted By greasykid

After 40 yrs of MB's I drive an Audi which has a...

After 40 yrs of MB's I drive an Audi which has a single slot CD. I can load the CD into the slot---play it & IMPORT the CD into my hard drive & play it anytime. Does MB have a hard drive IMPORT...
07-25-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,368
Posted By greasykid

move

move
07-25-2017, 02:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,368
Posted By greasykid

Rust proof sprays.

MB has not recommended this for the last 30-40 yrs.
07-25-2017, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,485
Posted By greasykid

Have mounted Valentine V1 on sun visor of many...

Have mounted Valentine V1 on sun visor of many MB's. Run power cord down the A pillar to either the fuse box or center console. My local shop does this in less than an hour. Not a big job.
05-30-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 506
Posted By greasykid

Alignment

Always.
05-30-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 506
Posted By greasykid

lowering

1 1/2"-1 3/4" More info on H&R site.
05-27-2017, 10:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 506
Posted By greasykid

ml250 springs

Replaced with H&R sport springs. Best thing I ever did. Ride still very good and much better handling. Easier entry too. Go for it.
05-27-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 506
Posted By greasykid

Springs for 2015 ML250

Set of 4 original MB springs for sale. Perfect condition--only used 5000 mi.
Interested? pm me.
05-08-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 395
Posted By greasykid

Tire only.. Have changed oem tires for upgrade...

Tire only.. Have changed oem tires for upgrade tires & not have to chg pressure monitors.
04-11-2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 965
Posted By greasykid

FS OEM SPRINGS

Off my 2015 ML250 BlueTech. Very low mileage. $235 plus shipping.

Contact [email protected]
01-15-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,472
Posted By greasykid

Opening Hatch

After a time or two you learn not to do that unless you are a slow learner,
01-15-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,472
Posted By greasykid

trunk opening

Find all this "kicking" amusing. My wife's 2016 Hyundai Tuscon, (SUV)--cost in the low $30k range has an automatic trunk opener. With the key in your pocket you only have to stand behind the hatch...
01-14-2017, 07:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 353
Posted By greasykid

For Sale:2015 ML250 Springs

OEM. As new. Interested?
Contact. [email protected] Jim by
Forum: Miscellaneous
11-22-2016, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 881
Posted By greasykid

Front marker lights--W212

Here are the part #'s Advise if these are what you need. Can follow up w/pics.

A212.820.00.21
A212.820.01.21
Forum: Miscellaneous
11-21-2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 881
Posted By greasykid

FS W212 oem front marker lights incl bulbs

Perfect oem yellow. 1 pr L&R. $49 incl shipping to the lower 48. PayPal ok.
pm me or directly [email protected]
11-21-2016, 02:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 216
Posted By greasykid

FS W212 oem front marker lights

Genuine (not Chinese) oem Mercedes front yellow marker lights. 1 pr L&R
incl bulbs. Perfect condition off my own 2012 E350. Fits yrs 2010-2013.

$49 incl shipping to the lower 48. PayPal ok.
pm...
11-21-2016, 02:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 216
Posted By greasykid

For Sale: W212 oem front marker lights

Genuine (not Chinese) original Mercedes front yellow marker lights. 1 pr. L&R incl.bulbs. Perfect cond. Off my 2012 E350. Fit yrs 2010-2013.

$49 incl shipping to the lower 48. PayPal ok. pm me...
10-16-2016, 03:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,597
Posted By greasykid

Cars to consider

Have had many MB's over 40 yrs -great cars. If your folks decide against buying one,for whatever reason, I would recommend looking @ the 2017 Audi A4. Do not own one but have driven it. Another...
09-16-2016, 05:08 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,325
Posted By greasykid

Audi I-4

Also have 2015 Audi A3. In for recent service. Loaner was 2017 A4 w/ 2.0 i-4 & Quattro. Great performance & quiet.. A bit smaller than EClass but a real competitor.
09-16-2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 613
Posted By greasykid

W212 closeout price?

Anyone get better than $10k off? If so how much?
07-03-2016, 01:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,874
Posted By greasykid

MY .02. Bought my 1st MB--a 1971 280SL. Great...

MY .02. Bought my 1st MB--a 1971 280SL. Great car. Have bought 35 MB's over the years. Mostly very good.( I have always been a car nut. Over 125 total cars. A rally competitor,911's 1 Ferrari etc) As...
07-03-2016, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 768
Posted By greasykid

Dealer has this info.

Dealer has this info.
07-03-2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,753
Posted By greasykid

Had 19" Conti LX20 Cross Contac's on my 2015...

Had 19" Conti LX20 Cross Contac's on my 2015 ML250. Very good tire & less $ than Michelins. Check them out on Tirerack.com.
06-21-2016, 05:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By greasykid

There are good Conti's & there are not so good...

There are good Conti's & there are not so good Conti"s Several times I have taken off the oem Conti's & replaced them with another "good" Conti. Check ratings @ Tirerack.com.
06-21-2016, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By greasykid

New Tires

Recommend Conti LX20 Cross Contac. I'm with you re Pirelli's.
06-20-2016, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,216
Posted By greasykid

Mandrus

I have bought several sets of Mandrus wheels. They have NO adapters- shims ets. Just bolt them on.
06-19-2016, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,216
Posted By greasykid

Aftermarket wheels

Ck Mandrus.com for a perfect fit. They only make wheels for MB.
06-12-2016, 01:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,138
Posted By greasykid

Upfront $$$

Have special ordered several cars from my dealer. All that was involved from a $$ standpoint was a handshake. It's what the dealer wants to do.
06-12-2016, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,050
Posted By greasykid

How to clean aluminum

Had this problem once before with discolored anodized aluminum (non car related). Solution: WD40. Try it on a test spot.
Forum: Miscellaneous
05-30-2016, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,686
Posted By greasykid

MB stuff

Sorry SOLD
Forum: Miscellaneous
05-12-2016, 03:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 504
Posted By greasykid

FS 2 Ashtrays w/lighters

As new never used. 1 large & 1 small. Have part#'s on both items. Probably off cars i have had in the last 10-15 yrs.
Interested? pm me.
05-12-2016, 03:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 218
Posted By greasykid

FOR SALE 2 ASH TRAYS w/lighters

Have 2 ash trays--1 small & 1 large. Do not know what they fit but probably out of cars I have owned the last 10-15 yrs. Perfect condition-never used. Below are MB part #'s

small ...
05-12-2016, 12:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 280
Posted By greasykid

FS MB GRILL BADGE

"MBCA" grill badge 2 3/4" round. New in sealed package-NEVER OPENED.

$22 incl shipping to the lower 48. PayPal ok

Interested? pm me
05-11-2016, 02:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 378
Posted By greasykid

MB stuff

Sorry SOLD
Forum: Miscellaneous
04-30-2016, 03:14 PM
04-30-2016, 03:12 PM
04-30-2016, 03:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 211
Posted By greasykid

FS 2015 ML Springs

oem stock. Interested? pm me.
Replies: 0
Views: 306
Posted By greasykid

For Sale:2015 ML250 Springs

oem stock Interested? pm me.
04-30-2016, 03:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 250
Posted By greasykid

For Sale:2015 ML250 Springs

Stock oem springs. Interested? pm me.
04-16-2016, 03:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,737
Posted By greasykid

A few years ago I bought a CPO CLK. When we...

A few years ago I bought a CPO CLK. When we pulled off the front wheels to check pads found that the pads were Lucas-NOT MB. Called MB New Jersey re this & some other problems. Local dealer knocked...
04-05-2016, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 916
Posted By greasykid

MB Stuff shipped

11208= Brooklyn N.Y. correct?

$55 incl shipping
03-27-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,024
Posted By greasykid

FS H7 HIGH OUTPUT BULBS

Have FS New Never used High Output H7 65w OSRAM RALLEY bulbs. 50% more lumens. REALLY makes a difference. Plug & Play.
Interested? pm me or [email protected]
03-27-2016, 02:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,541
Posted By greasykid

Have NEW never used High Output H7 65w Osram...

Have NEW never used High Output H7 65w Osram Ralley bulbs FS. 50% more lumens. Really makes a difference! Plug & Play!
Interested? pm me or [email protected]
03-27-2016, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,926
Posted By greasykid

Have new NEVER used H7 65w High Output Osram...

Have new NEVER used H7 65w High Output Osram Ralley bulbs For Sale. 50% more lumens. Really makes a difference! Plug & Play.
Interested? pm me or direct [email protected]
03-27-2016, 02:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 369
Posted By greasykid

FS NEW High output H7 bulbs

New NEVER used Osram Ralley H7 65w bulbs. 50% more lumens. Really makes a difference. Plug & Play.
Interested? pm me.
03-27-2016, 02:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 310
Posted By greasykid

FS NEW High output H7 bulbs

New NEVER used,Osram Ralley H7 65w High Output bulbs. 50% more lumens. Really makes a difference! Plug & Play.
Interested? pm me.
03-26-2016, 04:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 954
Posted By greasykid

FS NEW High output H7 bulbs

New NEVER used. Osram Ralley 65w High Output H7 bulbs. Plug & Play. 50% more lumens. Really makes a difference! $32 incl shipping--lower 48.
Interested? pm me.
Forum: Miscellaneous
03-26-2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 442
Posted By greasykid

FS NEW High output H7 bulbs

New NEVER used. Osram Ralley 65w--Plug & Play. 50% more lumens. Really makes a difference! $32 incl shipping-lower 48.
Interested? pm me.
03-19-2016, 02:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 326
Posted By greasykid

FS NEW High output H7 bulbs

Pair of NEVER USED(NEW) OsramRallye 65w Ultra High Output H7 bulbs. Have used these exact bulbs before in MB's. 50% more lumens! REALLY make a difference! Just plug & play.
$32 incl shipping in the...
03-18-2016, 04:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 251
Posted By greasykid

FS NEW High output H7 bulbs

Before I could install these bulbs I traded my car. NEW NEVER USED Osram Rallye 65w Ultra High Output bulbs. Have previously used this type H7 in MB. 50 % more lumens--low wattage. Simple Plug &...
03-12-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,007
Posted By greasykid

FS Set of 4 oem (MB) wheel center caps & 4 MB logo valve stem caps

As New. Off 2015 ML. Sold it. Genuine MB products. Fit most MB's
Interested? Contact-- [email protected] ([email protected]) PayPal ok.
03-12-2016, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 916
Posted By greasykid

ML stuff FS

Off 2015 ML. oem(MB) set of 4 wheel center caps. Set of 4 MB logo valve caps. As New. Sold car. Will fit most MB's.

Interested? contact-- [email protected] Pay Pal ok.
03-12-2016, 12:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 319
Posted By greasykid

FS 4 oem wheel center caps & MB logo tire valve caps

AS new.Off 2015 ML. Sold car. Interested? [email protected] PayPal ok.
Replies: 0
Views: 207
Posted By greasykid

FS 2015 ML Springs

Set of 4 oem (mercedes) springs of my ML250. Interested?

Contact [email protected]
01-24-2016, 12:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 412
Posted By greasykid

For Sale:2015 ML250 Springs

oem (mercedes) set of 4 springs off my ML250. If interested contact

[email protected]
01-01-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 301
Posted By greasykid

For Sale:2015 ML250 Springs

oem springs. Used less than 5k mi. contact: [email protected]
01-01-2016, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 578
Posted By greasykid

Classifieds

Keep scrolling down beyond the car models. You will find Classifieds.
12-16-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,182
Posted By greasykid

Do you need to see it twice?

Do you need to see it twice?
12-16-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,182
Posted By greasykid

It is what it is.

It is what it is.
12-15-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,182
Posted By greasykid

Yes it does have a countdown. This info is on the...

Yes it does have a countdown. This info is on the NAV screen in front of the driver. Access through steering wheel buttons. It's in the book!.
12-09-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 185
Posted By greasykid

For Sale:2015 ML250 Springs

Original Mercedes springs. Perfect. Set of 4

Contact me; [email protected]
12-09-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 362
Posted By greasykid

For Sale:2015 ML250 Springs

Have oem springs from my ML250 for sale. Perfect. Set of 4. If interested email me. [email protected]
12-02-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,182
Posted By greasykid

Street names

St.names only show up when you have the RANGE adjusted to the lower settings. Turn your Range Adjust on the controller ALL the way Counterclockwise. Then turn slowly Clockwise. Names will appear on...
11-29-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,662
Posted By greasykid

This info should be on this forum. Use "search"...

This info should be on this forum. Use "search" @ top of forum.If not go to YOU TUBE.
11-29-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,180
Posted By greasykid

What's on you car

Tell your dealer you want a "build sheet".
11-21-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,974
Posted By greasykid

1st car a 20 yr old 1928 FORD Model A. Pd $125....

1st car a 20 yr old 1928 FORD Model A. Pd $125. The above comments are correct. Have had @ least 125+ cars plus trucks & R.V.s. Along the way have owned most Detroit cars plus everything from a...
11-21-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,974
Posted By greasykid

Appreciate you kind comments. Will keep in touch.

Appreciate you kind comments. Will keep in touch.
11-20-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 991
Posted By greasykid

I would trade not having the windows down for A/C...

I would trade not having the windows down for A/C & the other improvements.

It's not a perfect world we live in.
11-20-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,974
Posted By greasykid

Time to say Goodbye.

Never thought that this day would come. Have owned 35 MB's since 1971. Am now 85+ so I don't travel as much-but thank the Lord that I still have good health.

Traded my ML for (gasp) a 2016 loaded...
11-20-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 991
Posted By greasykid

Nothing wrong with any car design. This is a...

Nothing wrong with any car design. This is a result of the law of physics in action.
11-09-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 595
Posted By greasykid

Have dealer lookup wheel spec's for BOTH models....

Have dealer lookup wheel spec's for BOTH models. Better yet try an 18" on the GLE. I had a Blutec w/18" & changed to 19"-no problem.
10-18-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 564
Posted By greasykid

Need 2015 GLK rebate/incentive info

Anybody have end of the model year special discounts on GLK 350?
10-12-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,556
Posted By greasykid

$ Incentives. Having bought several MB's through...

$ Incentives. Having bought several MB's through USAA--that $ is only available for NEW cars not preowned,CPO etc. It may be that other organizations are the same.
10-10-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 98,866
Posted By greasykid

Upgrading AudioSystem.

Had a similar situation on my 2015 ML250. $15,000 in options but the base radio. Upgraded to HERTZ speakers,ALPINE amp & BIT ten processor. New system is MUCH better that the HK upgrade. All it took...
10-10-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,030
Posted By greasykid

Heated steering wheel

Yes. I have it on my 2015 ML250 & heated rear seats. Just an aside. Have $15,000 in options on my ML & 7,000 mi. Everything works & NO trips back to the dealer. ML also made in Alabama.
10-10-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,870
Posted By greasykid

I buy my EASY-GO fob batteries from AMAZON for...

I buy my EASY-GO fob batteries from AMAZON for .40 ea. What's the big deal?
10-10-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 21,847
Posted By greasykid

Music Register is GREAT. Have dozens of CD's...

Music Register is GREAT. Have dozens of CD's recorded on it.
10-10-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,556
Posted By greasykid

Good Deal?

Looks like about an 18% discount. If it is a CPO car w/no mileage limit I would be a buyer.
10-09-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 485
Posted By greasykid

Viser mounted Valentine 1 power

My V1 came with an in circuit fuse. Fed power wire down A pillar & into 12V plug in center console. This plug is controlled by ignition switch.This was done by my local tech in about 20 min. He has...
10-09-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 446
Posted By greasykid

Hard ride

Sorry can't help you w/20" wheels. I recommend changing to 19" wheels with CONTI CROSS CONTAC LS20 ECO PLUS. i HAVE THIS SETUP plus H&R lowering springs & still have a good ride.

If you stay with...
10-02-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 23,180
Posted By greasykid

Re coolant. ALWAYS use MB product. There are many...

Re coolant. ALWAYS use MB product. There are many different alloys/metals in engine system. Do not use any universal (works in any system) coolant.
10-01-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,839
Posted By greasykid

Thx.

Thx.
09-30-2015, 12:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,839
Posted By greasykid

I caller Keenan direct & talked to MARK. He said...

I caller Keenan direct & talked to MARK. He said that the pedals would NOT fit my ML. Will try the CA.supplier.
09-27-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 56,974
Posted By greasykid

Pls excuse my interruption as I have a 2015 ML,...

Pls excuse my interruption as I have a 2015 ML, but I have had extensive mods done to my low rent factory audio system (not HK). Have changed speakers. HERTZ spkrs rated @ 100 watts continuous. Amp...
09-26-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By greasykid

Great!

Great!
09-26-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By greasykid

Door sill lights

Thx. Will try. What did they cost?
09-26-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By greasykid

Thx for info. Went to the site but did not find...

Thx for info. Went to the site but did not find lighted sills for ML W166.
09-26-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,839
Posted By greasykid

Illuminated door sills for 2015 ML-W166

Where to buy? Tried Formymercedes.com but none for 2015 W166. Also looking for Sport Pedals.
09-26-2015, 03:15 PM
09-26-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 25,521
Posted By greasykid

Have had Multi seat option on 2 MB's. If I was...

Have had Multi seat option on 2 MB's. If I was factory ordering I wouldn't be without it. Used the massage feature every day coming home from work or during a long drive. The active side bolsters are...
09-23-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 16,689
Posted By greasykid

Read my previous posts above. Just had Audison...

Read my previous posts above. Just had Audison Bit ten installed. GREAT SOUND. It wasn't easy. My installer did it on 2 different days. The tuning is a Black Art. After the first session we both took...
09-17-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 16,689
Posted By greasykid

Still no decision on when & if will be adding...

Still no decision on when & if will be adding sub. Present speakers respond to 50 hertz. We have a backup plan on a sub if necessary.
09-16-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 16,689
Posted By greasykid

When I upgraded my speakers I also had new amp...

When I upgraded my speakers I also had new amp installed. ALPINE PDX-F4. 4 channel 400 watts. Great improvement & more power than I will ever use.

Re earlier post here. The factory EQ removal was...
09-13-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,882
Posted By greasykid

MB Stuff

Thx. Looks like a great source.
09-13-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 16,689
Posted By greasykid

BOSE COMMERCIAL SOUND !! Never a Bose fan in car...

BOSE COMMERCIAL SOUND !! Never a Bose fan in car audio. I was never involved in car audio. Residential,Commercial & Studio.
09-12-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,882
Posted By greasykid

Tell me about the $60 pedal mod.

Tell me about the $60 pedal mod.
09-12-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 16,689
Posted By greasykid

Thx for the advise. Believe me Randy expects to...

Thx for the advise. Believe me Randy expects to spend more time "tuning" than installation time. I only live less than 15 min away from his shop so can live with it a while & return for any needed...
09-09-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 16,689
Posted By greasykid

Thx for your Bit ten input. Have not changed...

Thx for your Bit ten input. Have not changed anything in COMAND & do not plan to do so. Want complete oem appearance & functions. Volume control will be on COMAND unless we add an outboard DRC. Not...
09-08-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 16,689
Posted By greasykid

AUDISON BIT 10 (audio processor) info needed

Am thinking about adding the Bit 10 to the MB standard audio system. Have already upgraded speakers & amplifier. This is supposed to be 1 of the best processors (other than the Bit 1 $900) available....
09-08-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,338
Posted By greasykid

BUY the Lighting Pkg!!!!!!!!!!

BUY the Lighting Pkg!!!!!!!!!!
09-07-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 27,498
Posted By greasykid

Have H&R lowering springs on my 2015 ML250. Could...

Have H&R lowering springs on my 2015 ML250. Could not buy them in U.S. Ordered from "tunershop.uk". They have a GREAT website.
09-07-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,933
Posted By greasykid

To be safe I would call my dealer SERVICE MGR.

To be safe I would call my dealer SERVICE MGR.
09-05-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,145
Posted By greasykid

I could be wrong but the one's I have seen have a...

I could be wrong but the one's I have seen have a modified front & rear & a NEW dash area upgrade. Are these areas good news or bad news? Some models have 9 speed tranny. Coupe IS new. But I guess...
09-04-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,145
Posted By greasykid

Need GLE discussion

Apparently Mercedes does.
09-04-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,145
Posted By greasykid

Thx for the info,but why do I have to go to...

Thx for the info,but why do I have to go to Australia? What are we waiting for on THIS forum?
09-04-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,145
Posted By greasykid

GLE Discussion location?

Where is the 2016 GLE Discussion? Do we have one?
08-29-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 16,638
Posted By greasykid

Headlights

Are the headlights you have now the Mercedes Intelligent Lighting System?
08-29-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 16,638
Posted By greasykid

Just so you'r happy.

Just so you'r happy.
08-29-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 16,638
Posted By greasykid

You forgot the Lighting Pkg. You will want the...

You forgot the Lighting Pkg. You will want the best headlights.
08-29-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,338
Posted By greasykid

Forget what the $ discount is. % discount is...

Forget what the $ discount is. % discount is what counts. I got 11% off last Dec. My guess is that now s/b closer to 15%.
08-29-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By greasykid

No 19"s. Have 2015 "take off" 18's FS. Perfect...

No 19"s. Have 2015 "take off" 18's FS. Perfect winter wheels. If interested pm me.
08-29-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 367
Posted By greasykid

Have 2015BT. No change.

Have 2015BT. No change.
08-29-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 16,638
Posted By greasykid

price increase

@ my local dealer on sticker price is increased about $2800 for "350"
08-26-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By greasykid

Right. They all look the same to me.

Right. They all look the same to me.
08-25-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By greasykid

Correct

Correct
08-25-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By greasykid

Thx Have checked eBay. ML not listed.

Thx Have checked eBay. ML not listed.
08-25-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 378
Posted By greasykid

Looking For---see text

Seat Control Button Covers. (metal covers for oem seat controls), For 2015 ML250. Where to buy & any other info.
08-25-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By greasykid

Looking For---see text

Seat Control Button Covers for 2015 ML.( Metal covers for oem seat controls) Where to buy & any other info.
08-25-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,473
Posted By greasykid

Agree 100%. I believe that it also depends on...

Agree 100%. I believe that it also depends on what tires you have & individual preference. Set My CONTI CrossContac LS20 ECO PLUS @ 34 psi & adjust for hot & cold weather. A good compromise of...
08-23-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,473
Posted By greasykid

REMEMBER EVERY TIME YOU CHANGE THE TPM SETTINGS...

REMEMBER EVERY TIME YOU CHANGE THE TPM SETTINGS THE NEW SETTING MUST BE REPROGRAMMED WITH THE 'OK' SETTING. TPM ALARM SHOULD NOT SOUND UNLESS TIRE PRESSURE GOES MORE THAN 4 LBS BELOW THE SAVED...
08-23-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,240
Posted By greasykid

2015 ML250 @ 6,000 mi.

1 MPG Mid 20,s around town. Hwy 33-34

2 No cabin noise--wind,rattles etc.

3 A70 mph---1950 RPM

4 Stop-Start no choice Forget about it. It's there.
08-17-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,767
Posted By greasykid

Have had P ZERO all season on 2 MB's. Took them...

Have had P ZERO all season on 2 MB's. Took them off both times. Get very noisey early on. Replaced w/Conti DWS. Buy DWS's. Good ride & wear.
08-16-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 583
Posted By greasykid

Try a Junkyard.

Try a Junkyard.
08-16-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By greasykid

Do you have Keyless-Go?

Do you have Keyless-Go?
08-16-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 230
Posted By greasykid

FS New ML250 18" wheels

New "take off" wheels. Perfect. Update your older ML or great as Winter wheels. If interested pm me.
08-12-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 15,405
Posted By greasykid

08-11-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 15,405
Posted By greasykid

Have upgraded audio

Have 2015 ML250 with base audio--NO HK. Have upgraded the door speakers & amplifier.

Speakers (6 1/2" ) are HERTZ--rated @ 100 watts each. $500 total

Amp 400 watt ALPINE. $400

Bought the...
08-11-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,026
Posted By greasykid

Dealer stated that since their was no code he...

Dealer stated that since their was no code he could not reflash etc. He said MB has a warning in this case to do nothing. I reset tranny myself using procedure available on this forum. That was about...
08-11-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,269
Posted By greasykid

Camera color

Same color as your car.
08-11-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,175
Posted By greasykid

Total Excellium Diesel is not available in the...

Total Excellium Diesel is not available in the U.S.A.
08-11-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 18,893
Posted By greasykid

Pls POST if you get a reply from Bosch.

Pls POST if you get a reply from Bosch.
08-09-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 18,239
Posted By greasykid

Unless the C205 grill is really different from...

Unless the C205 grill is really different from previous C Class & E Class removal is not very difficult. I have replaced previous C & E grills. Had help from local shop. Removal took less than 10...
08-09-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 98,866
Posted By greasykid

Audio system

A good car audio store can do whatever you want or is necessary---all you need is $$$$.
08-09-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 98,866
Posted By greasykid

YES Have done a complete audio upgrade on my...

YES Have done a complete audio upgrade on my 2015 ML250. Believe that you have 6 1/2" speakers that can easily be changed out.
08-09-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,775
Posted By greasykid

My 02. Have 2015 ML250. Not a very aerodynamic...

My 02. Have 2015 ML250. Not a very aerodynamic box. Recently drove from Cleveland to Chicago @ 70mph into a strong headwind. NO wind noise & I have not heard any wind noise in the 6,000 mi that I...
08-05-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,815
Posted By greasykid

Same here. Almost 12 months & still going.

Same here. Almost 12 months & still going.
08-04-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,208
Posted By greasykid

Buy a Mercedes.

Buy a Mercedes.
08-04-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,927
Posted By greasykid

Do not have STEERING ASSIST. Checked my alignment...

Do not have STEERING ASSIST. Checked my alignment print-out. All specs seem to be in proper range. Was in heavy stop & go yesterday & no problems with DISTRONIC. Have ACTIVELANE KEEPING in...
08-04-2015, 02:40 PM
08-04-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,529
Posted By greasykid

Married

Married
08-01-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,815
Posted By greasykid

I buy my CR2025 batteries on AMAZON. 20 SONY...

I buy my CR2025 batteries on AMAZON. 20 SONY batteries for $8--or .40 ea.
08-01-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,927
Posted By greasykid

Have 2015 ML250 w/Distronic PLUS. Have installed...

Have 2015 ML250 w/Distronic PLUS. Have installed H&R lowering springs. Had 4w alignment done afterwards from a highly rated local alignment shop for $59.95. Next day started on a 2,000 mi trip. NO...
08-01-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,048
Posted By greasykid

More "quiet"

Don't forget to Dynamat, or equivalent, the inside of the doors .
08-01-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,023
Posted By greasykid

Possible solution

Slightly off subject but---Have 2015 ML250. Had H&R lowering springs installed. Dropped front end 40 mm---rear 45mm. You would probably not be as aggressive but there was a large gap between the body...
08-01-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 18,893
Posted By greasykid

How often do you have to do this? Is this just a...

How often do you have to do this? Is this just a quick fix?
08-01-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,529
Posted By greasykid

My good fortune

My wife is Canadian. Maybe that helps.
07-31-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,529
Posted By greasykid

Thx for the compliments

THE REST OF THE STORY

I will be 85 in Sept. This is MB #35. My wife (22 yrs) still asks me why--just not as often. Yes I am planning more road trips. I just don't drive more than 500 mi per day...
07-31-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,529
Posted By greasykid

Gene Where are you in Ohio? Visited my 2...

Gene Where are you in Ohio? Visited my 2 daughters,in the Cleveland area last week. Are you near the Cleve. area?
My birthday is in Sept. I am 10+ ahead of you. Recently completed another trip...
07-30-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,529
Posted By greasykid

Happy 2015 ML250 owner

Just posting with only good news to help offset all the complaints we usually see.
I have had 35 MB's since my first in 1971 (280SL). This is one of the VERY best. Bought off the showroom floor. It...
07-29-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 799
Posted By greasykid

I got 11% off last December on my 2015 ML250. You...

I got 11% off last December on my 2015 ML250. You should be getting a better discount now. Don't look @ the $ discount. Look @ the % discount.
07-11-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 590
Posted By greasykid

Is my answer so bad because I only answered 1...

Is my answer so bad because I only answered 1 question? End of conversation.
07-11-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 590
Posted By greasykid

Conti Cross Contact LX20 Eco Plus. Great tire!

Conti Cross Contact LX20 Eco Plus. Great tire!
07-05-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,800
Posted By greasykid

Don't have AIRMATIC but have lowering springs

Have H&R lowering springs on my 2015 ML250. Great improvement in handling & little difference in the ride. Have "the look". To me this is a good combination. See pics @ my post " My Lowered ML".
07-05-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,481
Posted By greasykid

V-1 setting to "ka"

Thx for the info-I have printed it for reference. Have you missed any important info that you would have received before the reprogramming?
07-04-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,481
Posted By greasykid

V-1 setting to "ka"

Have DISTRONIC PLUS. How do you turn off k & x bands & have only KA? My V-1 will not do this. Appreciate any help on this. Getting too many false alerts.
07-04-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,481
Posted By greasykid

Distronic Plus Radar

What Radar band is D.P. on? Have Valentine V-1. Getting all kinds of bogey sounds. Any recommendations?
07-04-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,989
Posted By greasykid

Only w/a service visit.

Only w/a service visit.
07-03-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 499
Posted By greasykid

Try adjusting w/ Volume control when beeper is...

Try adjusting w/ Volume control when beeper is active.
07-02-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,844
Posted By greasykid

Lowering springs

40 mm front---- 45 mm rear
07-01-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,844
Posted By greasykid

ML--Lowered

Thx for your help. Springs for my car are not for sale yet in USA. Had to order from UK--they were shipped from Germany.
07-01-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 614
Posted By greasykid

ACTIVE LANE TRACKING-RESULTS

Just got my ML250 back from dealer. They cannot deactivate the Active Lane Tracking only. There only 3 choices. Standard-Adaptive-Off. Took dealer recommendation & went w/Adaptive. Not as intrusive...
07-01-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,804
Posted By greasykid

To see pics go to my NEW post re lowering.

To see pics go to my NEW post re lowering.
07-01-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,844
Posted By greasykid

My Lowered ML250--Pics

Among my mods nothing has affected my driving pleasure more than my lowering springs. More sporty handling with little effect on ride comfort. Just completed 2,000 mi trip ,including mountains, and...
06-29-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By greasykid

Your MB dealer has that info.

Your MB dealer has that info.
06-28-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,208
Posted By greasykid

Recording to music register

Have 2015 ML. Have recorded many CD's to M.R. You DO NOT have to play CD completely. Just insert CD-start PLAY-go to M.R.-CLICK on RECORD. Recording to M.R. will start. Display will advise when...
06-27-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 878
Posted By greasykid

Just had H&R lowering springs installed @ Indy...

Just had H&R lowering springs installed @ Indy shop for my 2015 ML250. $420. Labor only. Bought springs for $360 delivered. Total $780.
06-27-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 597
Posted By greasykid

Try a good Indy Shop.

Try a good Indy Shop.
06-27-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,629
Posted By greasykid

Am familiar w/messy Chrysler/Daimler history. But...

Am familiar w/messy Chrysler/Daimler history. But that still has little to do with Xenons. By the way Tesla uses MB steering wheels.
06-27-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 899
Posted By greasykid

My ML250 is in for service. Will post pics when I...

My ML250 is in for service. Will post pics when I get it cleaned up. Probably a week or so.
06-26-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,090
Posted By greasykid

Just turned over 5,000 mi. on my loaded 2015...

Just turned over 5,000 mi. on my loaded 2015 ML250. Home after 2,000 mi trip. That was the real test. Great car. Unless you are a speed demon it has all the power needed. On mountain Interstates a...
06-26-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,629
Posted By greasykid

Headlights

2015- Xenons are stand alone option
Bulbs- Try Candlepower.com
What does Jeep have to do w/Mercedes?
If you want Xenons,or any other option, have your dealer do a dealer trade for the car YOU...
06-24-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,032
Posted By greasykid

I completely understand the system & how it...

I completely understand the system & how it works. The ACTIVE part changes your immediate control & direction. All this happens quickly @ highway speeds.
06-24-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,032
Posted By greasykid

Had an appointment already made so figured that...

Had an appointment already made so figured that tech may as well do it.Only want ACTIVE feature deleted. I guess that I am not the only one who has had this type of experience. My car is a 2015 &...
06-23-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,032
Posted By greasykid

No more ACTIVE lane tracking.

Just returned from 2,000 mi trip-mostly Interstate. Had 2 scarey episodes with ACTIVE tracking. I will begin by saying that I have had 4 previous MB's with Lane Tracking/Blind Spot. Great & no...
06-23-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 899
Posted By greasykid

2015 ML250 w/ H&R lowering springs

2 weeks ago had H&R lowering springs installed. A few days later left on 2,000 mi trip. One of the best things I have done to my ML250. Ride is NOT hard. Just firmed up. Handling MUCH better. It's...
06-23-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 701
Posted By greasykid

Have done "RESET" previously. Some help-but not...

Have done "RESET" previously. Some help-but not 100%. On my long trip twice when I slowed down almost to a dead stop & then tried to accelerate NOTHING happened for what seemed like a second or...
06-22-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,026
Posted By greasykid

My 2015 ML250 is going into the shop Friday

My ML250 has the tranny "Clunk"--particularly on the upshifts. Are there any remedies or TSD's addressing this that I can take to my dealer this coming Friday? Mostly on the lower gears upshifts....
06-21-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 20,043
Posted By greasykid

My 2015 ML250 is just fine using the 35 psi...

My 2015 ML250 is just fine using the 35 psi recommended on the fuel door. Just completed 2,000 mi trip. Included driving around Cleveland & thru Chicago twice .Hwy speeds in low 70's. Trip avg 33...
06-20-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 701
Posted By greasykid

No. Have not taken to dealer yet. It only happens...

No. Have not taken to dealer yet. It only happens randomly. Just returned from a 2.000 mi trip. Almost all highway speeds so no problems. Might add that mpg was 33. Last leg of trip--340 mi.thru...
06-09-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 648
Posted By greasykid

Replies: 1
Views: 368
Posted By greasykid

Nobody here. Thx. Done

Nobody here. Thx. Done
06-06-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 862
Posted By greasykid

With 4Matic all 4 wheels must have the same...

With 4Matic all 4 wheels must have the same circumference.
06-06-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,425
Posted By greasykid

candlepower.com for lighting.

candlepower.com for lighting.
06-06-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,804
Posted By greasykid

Will post pics after I get everything done.

Will post pics after I get everything done.
Forum: GLA45 AMG
06-04-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 729
Posted By greasykid

H&R lowering springs

My MB is a 2015 ML250. Just bought H&R lowering Springs from: tunershop-uk. They have a very large MB spring selection. Ordered last Friday & UPS is delivering tomorrow (Friday). My springs were...
06-04-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,804
Posted By greasykid

H&R springs are due to be delivered by UPS...

H&R springs are due to be delivered by UPS tomorrow. They were shipped from Germany yesterday. Have a date next week to have them installed by an MB Indy repair shop.

QUESTION? How will lowering...
06-03-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,245
Posted By greasykid

Recommend Conti Cross Contac LX20 ECO PLUS. Have...

Recommend Conti Cross Contac LX20 ECO PLUS. Have on my ML250. Great ride & excellent traction. Go to Tirerack.com for full info. Took off Michelin Latitudes after delivery & replaced with the above...
06-01-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,381
Posted By greasykid

Lugs look different than my ML250. If I remember...

Lugs look different than my ML250. If I remember torque is not much over 100 lb/ft. Should not be a problem.
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