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Forum: C450/C43 AMG
Yesterday, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By jonathan358

Show vid. I may be experiencing similar problem.

Show vid. I may be experiencing similar problem.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
05-06-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,304
Posted By jonathan358

Don't actually shove it all the way in. Only...

Don't actually shove it all the way in. Only stick it in a little bit, where a few coils of the spring on the nozzle are showing.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-30-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,565
Posted By jonathan358

The end of the 43 is because they have a 53 to...

The end of the 43 is because they have a 53 to put the I-6 into.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-30-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,565
Posted By jonathan358

Lol you are insane. That will never happen.

Lol you are insane. That will never happen.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-30-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 666
Posted By jonathan358

I like how there is a surge of these posts now...

I like how there is a surge of these posts now that the weather is warming up :D

Got hit with 2 laser-detected tickets in the past week... If you live in a metropolitan area, skip the radar...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-29-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,565
Posted By jonathan358

Of course the C43 is ending, they just came out...

Of course the C43 is ending, they just came out with the 53 and a whole new inline-6 engine...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-28-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By jonathan358

This is a nice resource, thanks!

This is a nice resource, thanks!
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-22-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By jonathan358

ET and width seems fine... The tire should be...

ET and width seems fine... The tire should be stretched out more than with the OEM wheels so it is something you changed such as TPMS or lug bolts as mentioned.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-21-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By jonathan358

Didn't know our cars had emergency braking for...

Didn't know our cars had emergency braking for reversing as well? Did the car flash a red symbol on the dash and abruptly brake? Faulty/Uncalibrated sensors are the likely culprit if so.

OP, wipe...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-21-2019, 12:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By jonathan358

brake rotors/pads rusted and caught? rotors...

brake rotors/pads rusted and caught? rotors slightly warped may exacerbate that scenario?
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-12-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 677
Posted By jonathan358

Yeah but we are talking about hand painting (with...

Yeah but we are talking about hand painting (with a brush or air brush), not powder-coating. And good quality powder-coating is more like $400 per corner lol.



Don't do Orange/Copper, looks...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-11-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 677
Posted By jonathan358

Are you sure you aren't getting scammed? I am...

Are you sure you aren't getting scammed? I am from Ontario and I cannot find any sources that sell caliper painting for more than $250CAD, let alone $400USD...

The higher priced ones also say...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-11-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,290
Posted By jonathan358

I mean sure, a lot of it can be driver induced...

I mean sure, a lot of it can be driver induced but let's face it. The driver torque request map should account for this. It is bad software...

Good drivers are able to control their pedal anywhere...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-11-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 677
Posted By jonathan358

400 for caliper painting?? I was looking to get...

400 for caliper painting?? I was looking to get them done for the summer and was expecting ~200 for all 4 corners... Give or take a few more bucks for AMG stickers lol
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-11-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By jonathan358

I ran those sizes on my stock 19's. And how the...

I ran those sizes on my stock 19's. And how the heck did they run a 265 on a 7" wheel?!
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-09-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,290
Posted By jonathan358

I mean, this happens from 2-3 as well not just...

I mean, this happens from 2-3 as well not just 1-2. Also, I can't be bothered to share a link but I think I recall seeing this issue being mentioned on a German forum...

I think it is bad engine...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-08-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,753
Posted By jonathan358

I'm with you but I've grown to tolerate its...

I'm with you but I've grown to tolerate its Quirks and Features!
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-08-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,290
Posted By jonathan358

I know you can avoid this by changing your...

I know you can avoid this by changing your driving style but let's face it. This is not ideal and should not happen in a "sports" car.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-07-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By jonathan358

How exactly do your exhaust tips get dirty? I...

How exactly do your exhaust tips get dirty? I don't really see a difference other than it having a dust layer on them. I worry more about my paint than exhaust tips getting dirty -- especially if...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-06-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,249
Posted By jonathan358

Front and rear have different suspension systems:...

Front and rear have different suspension systems: McP and Multi-link.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-05-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 462
Posted By jonathan358

So you bought the diffuser and tips for your '18...

So you bought the diffuser and tips for your '18 but upgraded to a '19 car with it already installed, instead? If it fits on the '18 coupe then please PM me price and pics.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-31-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,167
Posted By jonathan358

Agreed, this is a big problem with Audi's...

Agreed, this is a big problem with Audi's although some like OP may want that response.

On an unrelated note, I wish you can pull and hold the paddle ONCE to change gears and set it back to...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-31-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,167
Posted By jonathan358

Just override it with the paddles. It stays at a...

Just override it with the paddles. It stays at a lower gear for a couple seconds after kickdown because it thinks you are/will be driving hard. You should be glad this happens, imagine overtaking a...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-30-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By jonathan358

Yes, stock limiter. Need a tune to remove it.

Yes, stock limiter. Need a tune to remove it.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-29-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,346
Posted By jonathan358

Where did you find the info that states the stock...

Where did you find the info that states the stock C43 is mapped for 93 AKI?
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-27-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 773
Posted By jonathan358

You could simply ask if they performed any...

You could simply ask if they performed any software updates, and if not, there's your answer?
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-26-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 773
Posted By jonathan358

They added soap to the engine oil so it would be...

They added soap to the engine oil so it would be extra slippery in the turbochargers!
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-19-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,823
Posted By jonathan358

Now that it is Spring, I really want to hop on...

Now that it is Spring, I really want to hop on this but it is just too damn expensive for a simple on/off switch.. $450 CAD to hold open the flaps?!?

ASR, give us a group buy, I am sure we can get...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-17-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,161
Posted By jonathan358

Sounds interesting, maybe post a pic and someone...

Sounds interesting, maybe post a pic and someone on here can help out!
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-17-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,161
Posted By jonathan358

Sorry, but my car has the Magno paint so I don't...

Sorry, but my car has the Magno paint so I don't use any wax at all. As for the Rain-X, I wouldn't say that it is completely useless but from my own experience, it does not work well with our...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-17-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,161
Posted By jonathan358

Oh yeah, this is an old thread. I've had my car...

Oh yeah, this is an old thread. I've had my car for 11 months now and those 3 specific problems have all been "fixed" with experience and changing driving style. Although these really should not be...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-16-2019, 11:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 536
Posted By jonathan358

I second that. Our lowly open differential does...

I second that. Our lowly open differential does not require an oil change until like 75k+...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-16-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,541
Posted By jonathan358

Hello, just wanted to ask have you tried the...

Hello, just wanted to ask have you tried the Bosch Aerotwins? How do they compare to the Trico Force?
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-16-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 536
Posted By jonathan358

diff oil change only for lsd's (c63)

diff oil change only for lsd's (c63)
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-14-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Posted By jonathan358

Sounds like the typical bunny-hop issue minus the...

Sounds like the typical bunny-hop issue minus the CEL.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-06-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 777
Posted By jonathan358

Can confirm. The C43 is one helluva supercar!...

Can confirm. The C43 is one helluva supercar! :rolf:
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-05-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 20,133
Posted By jonathan358

Are you guys revising your design? You have had...

Are you guys revising your design? You have had many complaints that you should probably fix before trashing this MST thread.

Either way, I plan on purchasing one design for the summer and want to...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-04-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 927
Posted By jonathan358

The C43 is no show car lol, who voted that?

The C43 is no show car lol, who voted that?
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-02-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,878
Posted By jonathan358

Ok, I read that as well but didn't want to...

Ok, I read that as well but didn't want to believe it :mercy:

I received an email this morning from the AMG Academy Concierge stating "no". And for the price of the performance course, i'd be...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-01-2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,878
Posted By jonathan358

Sorry to bring up this OLD thread but it's quite...

Sorry to bring up this OLD thread but it's quite urgent:

Do Canadians qualify for the AMG Purchase Reward? I am planning a trip for the next week and already took some days off work!
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
02-22-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 20,133
Posted By jonathan358

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Forum: C450/C43 AMG
02-21-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,281
Posted By jonathan358

Yeah, you will want cooler, denser air but with...

Yeah, you will want cooler, denser air but with warm tires. GL
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
02-20-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,281
Posted By jonathan358

2k boost. Hold it for 15+ seconds and you will...

2k boost. Hold it for 15+ seconds and you will get your damage...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
02-18-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,709
Posted By jonathan358

I love that you guys are modding a luxury car....

I love that you guys are modding a luxury car. Props to you!
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
02-12-2019, 10:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,586
Posted By jonathan358

wtf

wtf
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
02-11-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,701
Posted By jonathan358

If you are a good person, you should use 91. But...

If you are a good person, you should use 91. But whatever, it's just a loaner :nix:

Reason being, turbo engines use premium.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
02-10-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,007
Posted By jonathan358

Wow that really happened? That is 90% the only...

Wow that really happened? That is 90% the only reason people take their cars to the dealers -- for OEM parts/reassurance...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
02-08-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By jonathan358

Yeah it definitely fits the C43 best. The 4...

Yeah it definitely fits the C43 best. The 4 strakes compared to the 63's 3 is an improvement.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
02-08-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By jonathan358

^ Also, does anyone know how much the...

^

Also, does anyone know how much the facelift diffuser costs? I am debating whether to go with the '19, the C63s, or a DTM diffuser...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
02-07-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 505
Posted By jonathan358

You can fit them in the rear with spacers.

You can fit them in the rear with spacers.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
02-04-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,087
Posted By jonathan358

Considering the low dust and high stopping power,...

Considering the low dust and high stopping power, what would you say of the life expectancy?
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
02-03-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 697
Posted By jonathan358

Did you buy a C450? Did your dealer lose the...

Did you buy a C450? Did your dealer lose the engine cover?
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
02-03-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 602
Posted By jonathan358

Lol the '19s still have this problem...

Lol the '19s still have this problem...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
02-01-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 842
Posted By jonathan358

My coupe has problems. I don't believe Germany to...

My coupe has problems. I don't believe Germany to make anything over slightly better in fitment than in the States or SA.

My car can't deal with the cold, creaks and rattles and switches literally...
02-01-2019, 02:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,138
Posted By jonathan358

2018 C43 AMG, 35000km.

2018 C43 AMG, 35000km.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
02-01-2019, 02:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,243
Posted By jonathan358

Had to commute far today so I decided to take...

Had to commute far today so I decided to take some measurements. Today was around -13 to -14*C ambient temperature not including wind chills or driving speed. Gauges showed -11*C engine and -7*C...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-30-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,620
Posted By jonathan358

Front spoiler price?

Front spoiler price?
01-29-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,052
Posted By jonathan358

It's not a problem, it is the hill-start assist...

It's not a problem, it is the hill-start assist that holds the brakes for you momentarily after you release them when switching over to the accelerator. Do you notice it happen more often when you...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-29-2019, 05:58 PM
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-28-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,243
Posted By jonathan358

Yup, now that it is winter and the tranny fluid...

Yup, now that it is winter and the tranny fluid takes forever to warm up, I do the same thing and turn it to sport at about 40*C.

If you take the car straight to the highway, it can take a whole...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-28-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 652
Posted By jonathan358

You'll get in the habit of turning it off every...

You'll get in the habit of turning it off every time you start the car, soon.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-25-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,020
Posted By jonathan358

Yeah, that's true. If you just ran the car, all...

Yeah, that's true. If you just ran the car, all the dirt should be mixed well enough that a tube would do the job just fine!
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-25-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,020
Posted By jonathan358

I think they do it from the top at the dealer as...

I think they do it from the top at the dealer as well but the best would be from drain pan to get all the nasty stuff at the bottom. But if you were to move around the vaccuum hose then that would...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-24-2019, 11:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,341
Posted By jonathan358

Poor AMR, they try to get some info for us and...

Poor AMR, they try to get some info for us and all we do is bash them haha! They aren't even trying to push their products on us :rolf:
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-24-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 507
Posted By jonathan358

You can leave it on all the time no worries. I...

You can leave it on all the time no worries. I don't because it makes the turn signal a bit harder to reach.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-24-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By jonathan358

Facelift screen is larger by 2-3" IIRC. It's more...

Facelift screen is larger by 2-3" IIRC. It's more rectangular.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-23-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By jonathan358

Yes, I can't pin point it exactly but it has to...

Yes, I can't pin point it exactly but it has to do with the rear seats/locking mechanism or maybe even the C-pillar areas... Along with that my passenger vent drives me insane!! Cheapest "luxury" car...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-22-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 588
Posted By jonathan358

I always hate opening my window when it is...

I always hate opening my window when it is frosted over so I don't think I would mind it being "broken" anyway. I drive a coupe and I cringe every time I open the door and it cracks down a little...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-19-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 622
Posted By jonathan358

A C63 as your name suggests.

A C63 as your name suggests.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-18-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 988
Posted By jonathan358

Thanks for the replies, to both. Do I need data...

Thanks for the replies, to both. Do I need data with my car to use these features?

I have made an account and added my VIN but nothing seems to happen. I will send you a PM jerhu .
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-18-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 988
Posted By jonathan358

Can you explain? I thought it was only 30 days or...

Can you explain? I thought it was only 30 days or so of connect service. I didn't even know about it nor did my dealer explain it. Don't even know what Connect does really, I downloaded the app and...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-18-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,045
Posted By jonathan358

Ok I can agree on that, they are decent in...

Ok I can agree on that, they are decent in keeping you tucked in but who really races a 43...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-17-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 821
Posted By jonathan358

Pretty sure tune is only way. You can adjust...

Pretty sure tune is only way. You can adjust throttle to get it to happen more frequently but that's about it.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-17-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,045
Posted By jonathan358

Performance seats are only for looks. They aren't...

Performance seats are only for looks. They aren't even the same seats as in the GTR. They suck, the side bolsters are too tight even on the lowest setting -- my chest is not super wide either.
...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-14-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,666
Posted By jonathan358

Lol I wonder what will happen when he finds out!

Lol I wonder what will happen when he finds out!
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-11-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,701
Posted By jonathan358

Welcome to the forum!

Welcome to the forum!
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-11-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,701
Posted By jonathan358

Yeah, you are missing something. Common sense!

Yeah, you are missing something. Common sense!
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-10-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 813
Posted By jonathan358

Let's see those shop skills!

Let's see those shop skills!
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-09-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By jonathan358

Same.

Same.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-08-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,745
Posted By jonathan358

It was for the best! #jealous

It was for the best! #jealous
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-06-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,718
Posted By jonathan358

I haven't had any problems with my windshield and...

I haven't had any problems with my windshield and it has been 9 months.
01-05-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,590
Posted By jonathan358

Sorry to bring up an old thread, but I had made a...

Sorry to bring up an old thread, but I had made a post about a similar problem [or the same] here: https://mbworld.org/forums/c450-c43-amg/708017-turbo-engine-rattle-low-gears.html

Since then, I...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-04-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 743
Posted By jonathan358

Every half-year, when I switch to winters and...

Every half-year, when I switch to winters and back.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-04-2019, 01:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,416
Posted By jonathan358

I recall someone doing a homemade DIY quad round...

I recall someone doing a homemade DIY quad round exhaust tips on his car. Turned out pretty decent...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-02-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 655
Posted By jonathan358

Perhaps your mechanic's machine hasn't been...

Perhaps your mechanic's machine hasn't been calibrated in a while. Try a different shop and see if you can get back within spec.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-02-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 655
Posted By jonathan358

Search around on this forum, I believe someone...

Search around on this forum, I believe someone has already posted a wheel alignment sheet with the OEM specs somewhere... It would be good to compare your measurements with theirs.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-02-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,182
Posted By jonathan358

Could you elaborate on the "method of...

Could you elaborate on the "method of installation"? Also it doesn't have a store page, did you just chat with them and send via paypal or something along those lines? How much were they?
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-02-2019, 01:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,182
Posted By jonathan358

Wherever you buy the flics from, they will...

Wherever you buy the flics from, they will include the 3M adhesive tape. It's usually for automotive use, same as the rear spoiler. It won't damage your paint, and to remove it: heat it up with a...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-02-2019, 12:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,182
Posted By jonathan358

Double sided tape. Unless you want to screw holes...

Double sided tape. Unless you want to screw holes through the body.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-01-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,182
Posted By jonathan358

Got some pics of those zoomed out? Where did you...

Got some pics of those zoomed out? Where did you get the carbon ones? The OEM's look like plain old plastic and cost too much.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-01-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,630
Posted By jonathan358

Haha, I was in the same position but the added...

Haha, I was in the same position but the added cost and having any lines or distortion of the oem paint (PPF) has me reconsidering it for almost a year!
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
12-31-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 946
Posted By jonathan358

I've heard from others that the stock one is...

I've heard from others that the stock one is already quite unrestricted and that the K&N doesn't make much of a difference.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
12-25-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,182
Posted By jonathan358

^

^
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
12-21-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 422
Posted By jonathan358

I had the automatic time zone setting on since I...

I had the automatic time zone setting on since I got my car (in EST) until it was Daylight Savings day in which I had to turn off the automatic time zone setting to get it to one hour back (the new...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
12-19-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 422
Posted By jonathan358

Anyone's auto DST not work? I had to turn mine...

Anyone's auto DST not work? I had to turn mine "off" for it to display the correct time. It was an hour ahead.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
12-12-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 997
Posted By jonathan358

Companies are just being cheap, this has nothing...

Companies are just being cheap, this has nothing to do with fuel efficiency! I for one, do not like it. The least they should do (pointing at you Mercedes) is give a set of tools to change your own...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
12-12-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 477
Posted By jonathan358

I'm pretty sure iPhones also have another saved...

I'm pretty sure iPhones also have another saved volume setting for when connected to USB.

I have never encountered this problem, when I switch between media modes, their respective volume levels...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
12-12-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 477
Posted By jonathan358

Here's a guess: Max your iPhone's Bluetooth...

Here's a guess: Max your iPhone's Bluetooth volume and then adjust the volume from your car.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
12-11-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,025
Posted By jonathan358

Mayur999 Those wheels are very common, ever...

Mayur999 Those wheels are very common, ever since the winter season started, all the Mercs been getting these including me lol.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
12-10-2018, 10:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,655
Posted By jonathan358

Funny enough, I just played with my car today and...

Funny enough, I just played with my car today and it was super quiet. Can confirm what he says for the winter conditions is plausible. Same with his comments on warmer temperatures too.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
12-06-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,404
Posted By jonathan358

Yes I just want to confirm that. Thanks. A...

Yes I just want to confirm that. Thanks. A piggyback without a remote and without hardwiring but directly linked to the console buttons would be best, but you can't have the best of both worlds...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
12-06-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,404
Posted By jonathan358

Try putting the car in Sport+ with the valves...

Try putting the car in Sport+ with the valves fully open via the ASR Module. Then turn OFF the PE exhaust button (which gets automatically turned on when switching the drive mode to Sport+).

I...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
12-06-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,404
Posted By jonathan358

Any more group buys going on? I want to pick one...

Any more group buys going on? I want to pick one of these up soon. Also, when emailing Daniel, what options do we tell him? I believe there are 3 choices: startup mode, # and type of remote, and...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
12-05-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,535
Posted By jonathan358

No, I haven't seen the screen in person. It is...

No, I haven't seen the screen in person. It is just that the colours in the picture look so out of place compared to the traditional AMG analog gauges. I am sure the anti-gloss coatingon the screen...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
12-05-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,389
Posted By jonathan358

Putting it in Sport+ on my 2018 already makes it...

Putting it in Sport+ on my 2018 already makes it louder. I doubt holding the paddle will change that. If it works without putting it in sport+ that would be a neat feature!
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
12-04-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,535
Posted By jonathan358

Oh baby get that thing ceramic coated if it isn't...

Oh baby get that thing ceramic coated if it isn't already! And from this angle, the new tach looks kinda, tacky...

Much rather prefer the analog gauges.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
12-04-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 979
Posted By jonathan358

I really don't think sound is piped through...

I really don't think sound is piped through "speakers". It may be possible that certain components, say in the door, may amplify noises at a certain frequency. But I would leave it at that, at least...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
12-04-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,585
Posted By jonathan358

Does anyone else's Weather Tech rubber mats only...

Does anyone else's Weather Tech rubber mats only reach half-way of your left footrest? Basically half my food is directly touching the carpet... The rest of the fitment is good though.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
12-03-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,490
Posted By jonathan358

Munis, you guys got any groups that are not on...

Munis, you guys got any groups that are not on Whatsapp? I don't want to add any more social media platforms to my daily routine.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
12-01-2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,734
Posted By jonathan358

Wow that looks good!

Wow that looks good!
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
11-30-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By jonathan358

Thanks the fit looks great.

Thanks the fit looks great.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
11-30-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,955
Posted By jonathan358

Ok, will do. Thanks for the recommendation.

Ok, will do. Thanks for the recommendation.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
11-29-2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,651
Posted By jonathan358

^ Would also be pretty nice for a camping trip...

^ Would also be pretty nice for a camping trip and just popping a movie while parked.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
11-29-2018, 11:47 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,955
Posted By jonathan358

Sounds good, but I reckon this year will have a...

Sounds good, but I reckon this year will have a lot more people due to the facelifts and increasing sales of the 43 and 45's...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
11-29-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,955
Posted By jonathan358

Hey, I plan on going to the track this year,...

Hey, I plan on going to the track this year, which is the best track? I don't mind the locations, I just want a fast, technical, and long track to maximize my time haha.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
11-26-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 570
Posted By jonathan358

If you plan on sticking with OEM, I would...

If you plan on sticking with OEM, I would recommend it for sure. I always read that these finance packages are scams but this one is the real deal. You will burn through those puppies so fast. They...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
11-21-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,444
Posted By jonathan358

1. Yes. 2. Yes to interior. Regarding "AMG...

1. Yes.
2. Yes to interior. Regarding "AMG tuning", the C43 has a few different components namely in the suspension system.
3. Yes.
4. No, the E43 is on a different chassis, albeit very similar....
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
11-20-2018, 02:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,986
Posted By jonathan358

Had my 2018 coupe for 8 months and I still hear...

Had my 2018 coupe for 8 months and I still hear occasional squeaking. Usually happens when brakes are warmed up from stopping and I apply medium brakes. It won't squeek if I brake extremely lightly...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
11-18-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 845
Posted By jonathan358

It absolutely won't. I would say 35-36 is the max...

It absolutely won't. I would say 35-36 is the max with the tire literally touching the knuckle. Best bet is 30 ET, if you are dead set on those wheels, there are H&R spacers that work with our car @...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
11-18-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 845
Posted By jonathan358

Yes they will but it depends on your offset (et).

Yes they will but it depends on your offset (et).
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
11-17-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By jonathan358

I assume you have the OEM net? Do the hooks clip...

I assume you have the OEM net? Do the hooks clip onto something? I thought the mounting points were just rings.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
11-16-2018, 11:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By jonathan358

Trunk Floor Cargo Net

Hello, any one have a cargo net for their trunk? Aftermarket? Does the coupe have the necessary 4 mounting points for it? I believe the 2 rear ones are located under the lining of the rear, directly...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
11-12-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By jonathan358

I did my first service when I hit 15,000km at a...

I did my first service when I hit 15,000km at a third party Mercedes specialist shop, the best shop according to my research.
The dealership probably checks over more things, and perhaps more...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
11-12-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,676
Posted By jonathan358

Yeah definitely don't get a C43 if you aren't...

Yeah definitely don't get a C43 if you aren't looking for a harsh ride. I'd recommend the S4 if you want something in the same class. Or even the regular A4 or C300, both are very smooth.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
11-11-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,651
Posted By jonathan358

By NAV system you just mean the map portion or...

By NAV system you just mean the map portion or can you use everything as you would normally with COMMAND?
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
11-11-2018, 12:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,651
Posted By jonathan358

Does this just let you play stuff on your screen?

Does this just let you play stuff on your screen?
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
11-09-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By jonathan358

Coolant

Coolant
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
11-08-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 471
Posted By jonathan358

18" Winter Tire Pressure

Hello, my tire pressure placard on the fuel filler cap looks like this (2018 coupe ->...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
11-08-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,614
Posted By jonathan358

Yes you can. Some fatter models of tires might...

Yes you can. Some fatter models of tires might touch the steering knuckle but if you use spacers it should be fine. Rears will be fine.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
11-08-2018, 01:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 572
Posted By jonathan358

If they find out, no.

If they find out, no.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
11-07-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,614
Posted By jonathan358

Top 3: Michelin Pilot Sport 4S Bridgestone...

Top 3:
Michelin Pilot Sport 4S
Bridgestone Potenza Pole Position S-04
Continental ExtremeContact Sport
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
11-05-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 29,281
Posted By jonathan358

Not to speculate, but we would like raw data from...

Not to speculate, but we would like raw data from their results and not see what they want us to see if you know what I mean. But hey, they might just be really busy!
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
11-05-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,614
Posted By jonathan358

Well it's not a major issue. Tires are a wear...

Well it's not a major issue. Tires are a wear item but just note that 1. the stock ones are bad and 2. you will run through them faster than a regular car due to unnecessary camber.

We are just...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
11-04-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,614
Posted By jonathan358

Yeah, not gunna lie, I came from regular family...

Yeah, not gunna lie, I came from regular family cars and the best one was a Lexus ES350. I am not very happy about the number of problems given the price tag of this car. Unless I get a steal, I will...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
11-03-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 65,274
Posted By jonathan358

Many threads already on this topic. Go with OEM...

Many threads already on this topic. Go with OEM 18" or 19" fronts all-around. You can find that information right here on the first page.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-29-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,865
Posted By jonathan358

I still cannot believe EC can get those numbers!...

I still cannot believe EC can get those numbers! Like damn, your car will probably go to **** in like 4 years tops (time until warranty is up) lol
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-29-2018, 10:55 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 12,866
Posted By jonathan358

Jeez, take in that the C63 weighs the same as a...

Jeez, take in that the C63 weighs the same as a Doge Demon...

edit: scratch that. There is about a 250lb difference... Not much at all though. Also didn't notice you said charger instead of...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-28-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 770
Posted By jonathan358

Hey, if you can change it I would suggest you...

Hey, if you can change it I would suggest you take out the performance seats. They aren't comfortable at all. No, I am not fat either. Use that money to get real bucket seats IMO.

Also, I think...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-28-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 598
Posted By jonathan358

What I mean't by that was they disintegrate fast....

What I mean't by that was they disintegrate fast.

You were also on stock brake fluid? Interesting...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-28-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 65,274
Posted By jonathan358

Don't quote me but I believe ET30 required new...

Don't quote me but I believe ET30 required new lugs for most wheels...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-28-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 12,866
Posted By jonathan358

Good points. When I think of AMG, I think of...

Good points.

When I think of AMG, I think of big block, big displacement, glorious sound. When I think of M, I think of top track performance and handling.

M240i and C43 do not fit those...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-27-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 598
Posted By jonathan358

Yeah your times must be really bad considering...

Yeah your times must be really bad considering how much brake dust these guys generate. I am surprised you aren't riding on the pad backs... /s but not really...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-26-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 65,274
Posted By jonathan358

Whoever designed that upper control arm is an...

Whoever designed that upper control arm is an idiot. I keep having second thoughts of purchasing an 8.5" et 35 now...

I might just go for a whole different wheel just so I can use a properly sized...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-25-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 798
Posted By jonathan358

This is why I never use CC. I feel it is such a...

This is why I never use CC. I feel it is such a waste of gas when any change to input makes it auto correct. When "manually" driving, the driver can apply gas at the most efficient moments such as...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-24-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 798
Posted By jonathan358

Is this covered under warranty? I think I will...

Is this covered under warranty? I think I will need them changed in 1 year from when I got my car (approx 32,500 km). IIRC, some forum members complained of the fast brake wear/brake dust/brake noise...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-24-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 12,866
Posted By jonathan358

Are you talking about the Burmester High-End 3-D...

Are you talking about the Burmester High-End 3-D sound system found on the higher class Mercedes models? Because the "regular" upgraded Burmester speakers in our C43's are not good at all. They are...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-24-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 858
Posted By jonathan358

Yeah, like others have said, just make sure you...

Yeah, like others have said, just make sure you depress fully. It's sensitive like that...

And for me, an intermediate-length full press of ignition, never hold or quickly release the button.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-24-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 12,866
Posted By jonathan358

From what I hear it is MUCH better than stock....

From what I hear it is MUCH better than stock. But even then, and as a non-audiophile, I don't think my Burmesters are worth a damn.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-23-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 964
Posted By jonathan358

Does the GLC43 not have a night edition grille? ...

Does the GLC43 not have a night edition grille?

The guy probably took off his bumper, taped up the sides and went at it with Plastidip. I know he had to "cut out" each individual diamond, which I...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-23-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,903
Posted By jonathan358

Good list. Other tires I would recommend are the:...

Good list. Other tires I would recommend are the:

- Michelin Pilot Super Sport, if there are any left in stock (previous gen)
- Continental ExtremeContact Sport
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-21-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 12,866
Posted By jonathan358

:rolf:

:rolf:
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-19-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,126
Posted By jonathan358

No, it means increasing your track width.

No, it means increasing your track width.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-18-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,126
Posted By jonathan358

The fitment should be fine. Stancing your vehicle...

The fitment should be fine. Stancing your vehicle induces more wear on components such as wheel bearings and alters the suspension geometry. I wouldn't worry too much about it though...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-18-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,126
Posted By jonathan358

Take a look at the "Wheel fitment guide"...

Take a look at the "Wheel fitment guide" megathread, 3rd picture or so. It has a table of all OEM fitments. Very useful info regarding anything wheel related.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-17-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 31,930
Posted By jonathan358

Are you sure? Because you can get the 2018 C63...

Are you sure? Because you can get the 2018 C63 diffuser for the 2018 C43. From the picture you referred me to, the exhaust tip trim looks like it is for square tips...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-17-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 888
Posted By jonathan358

Make sure you get the right one, coupe and sedan...

Make sure you get the right one, coupe and sedan are different fits.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-16-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,527
Posted By jonathan358

I've been following this thread and am looking...

I've been following this thread and am looking for a straight forward answer, does the burnout hurt the C43?

Please stop the back and forth attacks. This thread will get locked if it continues.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-16-2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 65,274
Posted By jonathan358

Yes.

Yes.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-14-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,061
Posted By jonathan358

The ones inside the grill, beside the guy's thumb.

The ones inside the grill, beside the guy's thumb.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-14-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,541
Posted By jonathan358

Pretty sure Bosche makes the OEM blades too lol...

Pretty sure Bosche makes the OEM blades too lol...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-14-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,084
Posted By jonathan358

There's a thread where someone made a cut-out of...

There's a thread where someone made a cut-out of the tips so that just the pipe goes through. Painted black, it becomes unnoticeable.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-14-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 676
Posted By jonathan358

Nice pics! How much are you lowered? Rear brakes...

Nice pics! How much are you lowered? Rear brakes already have a matching rust colour :p:
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-14-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,541
Posted By jonathan358

Interesting, thanks for the share!

Interesting, thanks for the share!
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-14-2018, 04:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 678
Posted By jonathan358

Just to reassure you. The difference in dimension...

Just to reassure you. The difference in dimension is basically nil. 40% of 245 is ~= 35% of 225. That difference is what I run on my car vs stock anyway and it's a very common tire size for our cars.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-13-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 29,281
Posted By jonathan358

Not from personal experience but I recall it not...

Not from personal experience but I recall it not affecting performance much as OEM is "already" porous enough. Heard rumours of aftermarket filters disintegrating into the pipes though... <-- Don't...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-12-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,662
Posted By jonathan358

Is it possible for them to tune the two-step to...

Is it possible for them to tune the two-step to be more realistic? I want to be a child!!! Better yet anti-lag it.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-11-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,349
Posted By jonathan358

I mean that does make sense... I doubt they...

I mean that does make sense... I doubt they implemented the E43 turbo only to scrap it, what, 2 years later?
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-09-2018, 09:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,123
Posted By jonathan358

No problem, I have plenty of questions myself. ...

No problem, I have plenty of questions myself.

I always let both my oil and tranny temps reach "safe" temperatures which is shown when the text turns from blue to white. That's usually around 70*C...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-08-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,686
Posted By jonathan358

I am pretty sure a square setup means using the...

I am pretty sure a square setup means using the same wheel and tires all around. And you usually base it off the OEM fronts, therefore, 225/40/19 on 7.5J x 19.

Someone correct me if I am wrong on...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-08-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,123
Posted By jonathan358

OP, maybe you or the last owner drove it with the...

OP, maybe you or the last owner drove it with the parking brake some how on? Turned it on when moving slowly?

Check rear pad wear and the parking pawl.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-08-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,123
Posted By jonathan358

Hit ok when that that happens and it will start...

Hit ok when that that happens and it will start up parking assist. Follow the instructions on dash. The lower temp is the tranny fluid.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-07-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By jonathan358

Thanks for the reply, that sucks because I don't...

Thanks for the reply, that sucks because I don't want to get every little thing done at the stealership...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-07-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By jonathan358

New Car Service Booklet?

Hello, did anyone receive a service booklet to keep track of your service intervals or any work done on your car when you bought the vehicle? I didn't get one and I want to keep track of the records...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-06-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,349
Posted By jonathan358

Thanks for the news although I have to disagree...

Thanks for the news although I have to disagree the quad tips are definitely more aggressive combined with the 63 diffuser.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-03-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 897
Posted By jonathan358

You know what I think it is? The wipers are trash...

You know what I think it is? The wipers are trash and get clogged up easily. Or I added a bit of crappy wiper fluid one time and mixed it with another brand. Perhaps Rain-X was used and the solution...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-02-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 897
Posted By jonathan358

You can't stick the wipers up on our cars, it...

You can't stick the wipers up on our cars, it gets blocked by the hood as it is deep in there. Just blast heat on windshield.

The wiper jets [apparently] turn on when you are travelling fast so...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-02-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 897
Posted By jonathan358

Also forgot to mention, the wiper "jets" can also...

Also forgot to mention, the wiper "jets" can also be toggled on by the speed you are moving at. Similar to how the panoramic roof opens and closes based on your speed.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-02-2018, 07:48 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 29,281
Posted By jonathan358

Damn!!! Looks great, can't wait to hear the...

Damn!!! Looks great, can't wait to hear the sounds on those.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-01-2018, 10:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 897
Posted By jonathan358

1. Yes, it angles when you turn your steering...

1. Yes, it angles when you turn your steering wheel. Try at night with full lock while moving.
2. If you are referring to the 64 individually lit LEDs, no they do not actively "avoid blinding...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
09-30-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,609
Posted By jonathan358

Boo updated software! I ran my car hard today and...

Boo updated software! I ran my car hard today and the upshift bangs are so quiet. Deeper rumble at low end and while engine is hot though.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
09-28-2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By jonathan358

They are 78% nitrogen!

They are 78% nitrogen!
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
09-28-2018, 09:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,778
Posted By jonathan358

Yeah, it's called the the E63S...

Yeah, it's called the the E63S...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
09-28-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By jonathan358

^ You probably lost air pressure in the meantime...

^ You probably lost air pressure in the meantime as air temperature changes in Toronto will only affect tire pressure by ~5psi max. Not including driven time.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
09-28-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By jonathan358

Most likely due to cold weather, your dealer...

Most likely due to cold weather, your dealer probably set the values at 42/42/38/36 or something like that (values at full capacity -- different for every car).

As the temperature dips, your tire...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
09-28-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,349
Posted By jonathan358

Thank you for the screenshots, really clears it...

Thank you for the screenshots, really clears it up -- hearing directly from manufacturer!
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
09-27-2018, 08:09 PM
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
09-26-2018, 11:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,686
Posted By jonathan358

Thanks sky, I would go with Xi3 btw. Much cheaper...

Thanks sky, I would go with Xi3 btw. Much cheaper than run-flats. edit: not much cheaper for winters actually, but still cheaper nonetheless.

Other than the Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 or R3, the...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
09-26-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,686
Posted By jonathan358

Along with this, what tire sizes are you guys...

Along with this, what tire sizes are you guys running? I am looking to switch to 18's, was thinking to follow the stock 18 front tire specs (225/45/r18) all around.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
09-23-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 648
Posted By jonathan358

It is not on the 450.

It is not on the 450.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
09-23-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 65,274
Posted By jonathan358

Sorry if this is in the wrong place but I am...

Sorry if this is in the wrong place but I am looking at the Vorsteiner V-FF 107 wheels that come in 19x8.5+35mm Front & 19x9.5+46mm Rear. Manufacturer suggests 225/40/19 front tires and 265/35/19...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
09-23-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 660
Posted By jonathan358

Different.

Different.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
09-22-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,861
Posted By jonathan358

Since my tranny update, my Sport+ start-ups are...

Since my tranny update, my Sport+ start-ups are louder and have some pops to it. But the upshifts and downshifts as @sorcerer stated in post #12 I can agree with. I want my upshifts to be loud af and...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
09-20-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,454
Posted By jonathan358

This isn't a valid argument considering those...

This isn't a valid argument considering those cars are less than half the price. Great list imo, I would have to agree with every single point.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
09-20-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 774
Posted By jonathan358

I agree with you that a $60k car should not have...

I agree with you that a $60k car should not have this problem and that you should be able to accelerate slowly after a stop in Sport+ mode but in the end it is your foot.

Doing what CFG suggests...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
09-20-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 897
Posted By jonathan358

Continental ExtremeContact Sports are not loud....

Continental ExtremeContact Sports are not loud. They are, imo, the second to third best street performance tire behind the MPS4S and then MPSS.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
09-20-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 774
Posted By jonathan358

This issue is the same issue that everyone who...

This issue is the same issue that everyone who got the car has been getting. Just google or search on this forum, "Transmission jerking" or something along those lines and you will find at least 10...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
09-19-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,053
Posted By jonathan358

Sorry to revive an old thread but the service...

Sorry to revive an old thread but the service manager at my local MB dealership speculates that the noise is coming from the wastegate valve being slightly loose when almost closed. Apparently it is...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
09-19-2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 897
Posted By jonathan358

If it helps, my '18 does the same... Just...

If it helps, my '18 does the same... Just switched to Conti's and the vibrations got worse but I reckon it's because of mounting. I know the front left wheel is a bit bent, the reason I got new tires...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
09-16-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,386
Posted By jonathan358

Wow! Thanks for the reply, I will note that for...

Wow! Thanks for the reply, I will note that for when I confirm getting a set of wheels.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
09-15-2018, 07:04 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,386
Posted By jonathan358

Hi again, has the new sets arrived? Price shipped...

Hi again, has the new sets arrived? Price shipped to Ontario, Canada? Will I need spacers with stock suspension?
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