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04-12-2019, 03:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 628
Posted By aerG500

Collie auto works in San Rafael..., Darren...

Collie auto works in San Rafael..., Darren Collie is a factory trained Master Tech and specifically the former W463 specialist at RAB motors.
01-08-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 755
Posted By aerG500

W463 Dropped From Third Floor garage!!

http://www.thedrive.com/news/25827/mercedes-benz-g-wagen-drives-off-3rd-floor-of-hollywood-parking-garage-lands-on-roof-driver-survives
07-10-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 271,241
Posted By aerG500

Man o Man those look fantastic! The contrast of...

Man o Man those look fantastic! The contrast of the Beluga Black & brushed aluminum is great
07-06-2018, 11:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 628
Posted By aerG500

Call OCTANE Mercedes on 10th St... the owner...

Call OCTANE Mercedes on 10th St... the owner Randy is great to work with, super knowledgeable and he drives a G himself too. His whole team are former factory dealer techs and meticulous.

i...
07-06-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 628
Posted By aerG500

where in the bay area are you located?

where in the bay area are you located?
06-26-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 271,241
Posted By aerG500

amazing progress!! If I may, I'd like to make a...

amazing progress!! If I may, I'd like to make a small suggestion while you have your center console all apart. Deep at the very bottom at about where the center SAM unit is under all that, lives your...
06-14-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By aerG500

the Weistec kit pushes over 700hp without heavy...

the Weistec kit pushes over 700hp without heavy boost levels and with standard pump gas. it's a BEAST
06-14-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By aerG500

For the next level of tuning and HP info, I'd...

For the next level of tuning and HP info, I'd suggest looking thru the W211 E55 section... lot of those guys have posted on various setups and other engine tuning info. I will say, the Weistec S/C...
05-05-2018, 12:21 AM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 271,241
Posted By aerG500

Holy **** that interior is looking amazing!!!! ...

Holy **** that interior is looking amazing!!!! The all monochrome light color is stunning
04-27-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 271,241
Posted By aerG500

My question is... how long before you start...

My question is... how long before you start itching for an engine swap to complement everything else you’ve done? I give it 6 months
04-16-2018, 12:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 540
Posted By aerG500

Don’t do it.... the ride is nearly unbearable...

Don’t do it.... the ride is nearly unbearable unless you’re on absolutely smooth suburbia streets going under 40mph. I went to 22” wheels at one point and switched back to 20s in under a year due...
03-20-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,602
Posted By aerG500

The plate is mounted on the rear door to the...

The plate is mounted on the rear door to the lower right of the spare. The bumper cover has a license plate light built in at that location just below th the plate, shining up on to the plate...
03-19-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,602
Posted By aerG500

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/8d40bf59_48d5_4120_938f_063645f881be_a7d6bd478aae247cf2f334aa6ba82f04aa4a3939.jpeg
And hereís one of the interior...
03-19-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,602
Posted By aerG500

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

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1500x2000/0e45301b_34dc_4484_9f2e_be092a847cc5_4ed501ea14426453559d950b0dcf87e468f2a5a6.jpeg
Hereís one shot of just a couple of the custom...
03-19-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,602
Posted By aerG500

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/3aac1931_79ab_44c5_94cf_643b9fab145b_c18acf261a9666ea032dfe7157e506d2c7890953.jpeg
CF scoops



During the interior Dynamat...
03-19-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,602
Posted By aerG500

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

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/3cb7e575_8b99_4172_850a_802d1875940f_f574bc196cb5c24972265ee1da2188b299497e1f.jpeg
Hereís a picture I just took in my garage...
03-19-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,602
Posted By aerG500

it all boils down to your own passion level for...

it all boils down to your own passion level for cars, their quirks and what you're willing to overlook for what I consider character and fun. I bought mine 7+ years ago with just 2300 miles on it,...
03-06-2018, 02:34 AM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 271,241
Posted By aerG500

Now Iím even more curious... Iím wondering, since...

Now Iím even more curious... Iím wondering, since youíll have to have the Cluster cleared out and paired with your truck, Iím curious to see if the L/H will show in place of the W203ís S/C which is...
03-06-2018, 02:16 AM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 271,241
Posted By aerG500

Another good fabrication adventure!! Have you...

Another good fabrication adventure!! Have you had the time to do a dry run plug n test for the other cluster functions? Did the rest work?
03-05-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 271,241
Posted By aerG500

there MAY be a way to swap the housing for the...

there MAY be a way to swap the housing for the correct w463 and have it fit. BUT I would worry about the H/L gear indicator still working
01-05-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,518
Posted By aerG500

2019 w464 G-class pics finally RELEASED

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1242x774-1/10a4e6b7_d34b_4e38_8a68_dc7f8f76a160_c877cf17c185acff063c55721869e096ca293acd.jpeg...
12-19-2017, 12:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,081
Posted By aerG500

Too soft in my opinion.... led mood lighting in...

Too soft in my opinion.... led mood lighting in a G-Class? https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=lbzlqOzLSlI
09-14-2017, 07:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,590
Posted By aerG500

the standard normally aspirated 55 motors are...

the standard normally aspirated 55 motors are directly plug and play. in fact from what I understand, you don't even need to change the ECU. it will self adapt to the new 55 motor VS the previous...
09-14-2017, 01:45 AM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 271,241
Posted By aerG500

Just curious, what is the purpose of the Cavity...

Just curious, what is the purpose of the Cavity Wax?
09-13-2017, 04:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,590
Posted By aerG500

I believe the wiring harnesses are slightly...

I believe the wiring harnesses are slightly different and will require a proficient wiring tech to do some splicing etc as well... not entirely "plug n play". But it has been done before and I...
09-06-2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 738
Posted By aerG500

Put the G in reverse on a Slight down grade,...

Put the G in reverse on a Slight down grade, while its moving in reverse, put it in neutral and while it's still rolling in reverse (in neutral), press n hold the L button on the center console by...
09-04-2017, 12:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 605
Posted By aerG500

"Proud"... brilliantly eloquent way of putting...

"Proud"... brilliantly eloquent way of putting it. $319 is flat insulting. I understand "supply and demand" but $319 for something this simple?
08-24-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,651
Posted By aerG500

Check eBay. I saw a set of Black running boards...

Check eBay. I saw a set of Black running boards off a totaled 2015 G63 on there. listed at $700 or best offer.
08-24-2017, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 950
Posted By aerG500

Have you serviced your power steering,...

Have you serviced your power steering, Differentials, axles etc? I've had my G55 for nearly 10 years and I'm up to 94k miles now but have always maintained those. Power steering system has been...
08-09-2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,063
Posted By aerG500

I Just went back and searched my own amazon...

I Just went back and searched my own amazon purchase log and found the one I bought in 2015... It's the one spec'd as an upgrade for the Land Rover defender & discovery...
Bilstein part number of...
08-08-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,063
Posted By aerG500

I've had my G for about ten years now, and after...

I've had my G for about ten years now, and after replacing my steering shock twice with the factory one, I switched to the Bilstein steering shock and have never looked back!! noticeably better...
08-07-2017, 11:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By aerG500

Renntech has tremendous options too. Their R3 63...

Renntech has tremendous options too. Their R3 63 biturbo upgrade gets just about 800ho and nearly 900 lbft of torque out of that engine. If I recall correctly, it's about $25-30k
08-02-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,266
Posted By aerG500

the 2015+ LED side markers don't come apart like...

the 2015+ LED side markers don't come apart like the older versions to be able to paint the inside... they're sealed units
06-22-2017, 07:26 PM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 271,241
Posted By aerG500

my G is in the shop till towards the end of next...

my G is in the shop till towards the end of next week. when i get it back, I'll take some pics of what i ended up having to do for you guys. Hopefully that will make it a bit easier as I know just...
06-22-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 271,241
Posted By aerG500

you can't ignore it. I did the same upgrade...

you can't ignore it.

I did the same upgrade and came across a problem & solution. the 230 pedal has a dummy kick down switch (hence no wire plugged into it) in it which causes problems because the...
06-22-2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 509
Posted By aerG500

just came across this ebay listing and though of...

just came across this ebay listing and though of this post......
05-05-2017, 02:35 PM
05-03-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 610
Posted By aerG500

Here's some initial info ...

Here's some initial info

https://mbworld.org/forums/clk-class-w208/470492-paddle-shift-kit.html
05-03-2017, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 610
Posted By aerG500

if you search thru the W208 forums, there have...

if you search thru the W208 forums, there have been a few guys that have figured a way to wire up the center shifter's +/- to paddles on an updated steering wheel. it's pretty involved, but it has...
04-24-2017, 12:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 870
Posted By aerG500

Here's a local US seller with a set if you didn't...

Here's a local US seller with a set if you didn't end up buying the Germany based ones

https://www.ebay.com/itm/172639059974
04-09-2017, 11:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 762
Posted By aerG500

Congratulations and welcome! You'll absolutely...

Congratulations and welcome! You'll absolutely love it. All the great parts along with all the quirks.
04-09-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 870
Posted By aerG500

Hi- don't know their specific shipping times,...

Hi- don't know their specific shipping times, but email them and ask. I've ordered items from Germany before from two other companies and from what I recall, it was 7-10 days.
04-09-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 870
Posted By aerG500

The support brackets, you definitely need (...

The support brackets, you definitely need ( https://www.g-wagenaccessories.com/products/support-bracket-kit-for-g500-exhaust-conversion-to-g55-63-550-muffler ) But honestly, no need to spend $600+...
04-09-2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,752
Posted By aerG500

Not true. Same year comparison... 2008...

Not true. Same year comparison...

2008 G500 has 296 horsepower
2008 G55 has 476 horsepower

You're welcome to research it yourself. 180hp difference IS a different feel.
04-09-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,752
Posted By aerG500

Exactly. I'm all for any visual exterior,...

Exactly. I'm all for any visual exterior, interior or mechanical upgrades. It's your own car, your own to do what ever you want with. Just the badging I was commenting on.

Cheers to all.
04-09-2017, 02:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,752
Posted By aerG500

Jdbenz500, I too wanted a different look from...

Jdbenz500, I too wanted a different look from stock, so I opted for the Lorinser front and rear bumpers to give it a bit more personalized look, HRE wheels and a full Brembo Big Brake Kit with giant...
04-08-2017, 09:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,752
Posted By aerG500

His is a ground up restoration/resto-mod with...

His is a ground up restoration/resto-mod with 100% factory MB parts. Very different than what Thevazha is speaking of. It's very different than the average Johnny-wannabe slapping a Taiwan or...
04-08-2017, 09:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,752
Posted By aerG500

I've had a G500 and then a 55. Bought my 55...

I've had a G500 and then a 55. Bought my 55 with 2300 miles on it and now have over 80k miles on it. Though I loved the 500 too, the 55 feels like a different beast. They are both formidable in...
04-08-2017, 08:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,752
Posted By aerG500

Not true. It's not the "same feel" at all. ...

Not true. It's not the "same feel" at all. Might be the same look. Certainly not the same feel.

I'm not "hating" on it either. But let's call a spade a spade.
03-23-2017, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 620
Posted By aerG500

Yes they'll fit. But will throw off your speedo...

Yes they'll fit. But will throw off your speedo & electronics. Always want the over all rolling circumference to remain the same. So if you go wider, you have to go slimmer on the side wall etc. ...
03-12-2017, 01:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,287
Posted By aerG500

Very tastefully done. Great work!��

Very tastefully done. Great work!��
02-12-2017, 11:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,493
Posted By aerG500

I installed it on mine last year. Love the way...

I installed it on mine last year. Love the way it looks. But I wired mine up to the fog lamps so when you hit the unlock on your key it turns on with them until you open the drivers door but shuts...
02-09-2017, 11:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,230
Posted By aerG500

That's true. I have the Brembo BBK which is a...

That's true. I have the Brembo BBK which is a similar set up and minimum wheel size is 19"
02-07-2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,228
Posted By aerG500

Well according to the opening paragraph of this...

Well according to the opening paragraph of this article about the Maybach G650, the all new W464 will be "introduced" late this year. Which generally means actual launch will be next year as a...
02-02-2017, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By aerG500

Don't think twice about it and take it straight...

Don't think twice about it and take it straight in to the dealer and have it repaired under warranty. That's what it's for.
01-31-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 271,241
Posted By aerG500

Totally agree with you about making it one of a...

Totally agree with you about making it one of a kind and making it your own. I too have the exact same mind set. Both with tens of thousands of dollars in upgrades I've done and with most repairs. ...
01-23-2017, 05:22 PM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 271,241
Posted By aerG500

Agreed! Quit being selfish and thinking of your...

Agreed! Quit being selfish and thinking of your personal life & business... drop everything and get back to the G project please. :)
01-10-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,228
Posted By aerG500

from everything I've found... seems to be a...

from everything I've found... seems to be a mid/late 2018 launch as a 2019.
01-05-2017, 11:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 773
Posted By aerG500

You can't remove the cushions/skins without...

You can't remove the cushions/skins without taking off the bottom cover and the bottom cover does not come off unless completely unbolted from the car.
01-02-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 849
Posted By aerG500

i have a replacement for sale if you're...

i have a replacement for sale if you're interested.
https://mbworld.org/forums/engine-performance/640713-fs-w463-g55-g500-transmission-42k-miles.html
12-25-2016, 08:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,694
Posted By aerG500

The G55 set up is rough to say the least. The 63...

The G55 set up is rough to say the least. The 63 shocks are not a great upgrade for comfort. I took off G55 shocks & springs years ago. First went to Lorinser springs & bilstien shocks but a...
12-25-2016, 07:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,694
Posted By aerG500

Lowering the w463 will not make it more...

Lowering the w463 will not make it more comfortable. Cutting the stock springs will actually make it less comfortable as it will make it actually more bouncy.

If comfort is your reasoning, it...
12-17-2016, 12:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 18,266
Posted By aerG500

did you ever make these adapters to sell?

did you ever make these adapters to sell?
12-17-2016, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,698
Posted By aerG500

you can't simply reduce the tire/wheel size as it...

you can't simply reduce the tire/wheel size as it will throw off the rotating circumference size and throw off the speed sensing electronics, the ABS electronics, the speedometer and odometer. the...
12-10-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,515
Posted By aerG500

.

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11-20-2016, 02:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,368
Posted By aerG500

Yes. both m13 & m113k headers are the same as...

Yes. both m13 & m113k headers are the same as long as they are made to fit w463 frame configuration. For instance headers from other bodies (cls, sl, clk etc)will not work on the G-class. Even if...
11-17-2016, 10:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,010
Posted By aerG500

Kobzarhomes... just came across this on eBay. ...

Kobzarhomes... just came across this on eBay. Palladium Silver G63 with the chrome blacked out. I see why you were thinking of blacking out the chrome... it does look great. But you may get...
11-17-2016, 12:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,010
Posted By aerG500

ultimately, it's your pride & joy on this...

ultimately, it's your pride & joy on this build... go with your gut... between the two colors in the pictures, which ever is the one you would have bought if you were to walk in to a Mercedes...
11-16-2016, 10:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By aerG500

When making the molds, I filled the back end with...

When making the molds, I filled the back end with resin and used a drum sander to round the inside back end to help get a more fluid air flow rather than a dead square box.
...
11-16-2016, 10:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By aerG500

Im guessing its probably even a more noticeable...

Im guessing its probably even a more noticeable change with the G over the E for instance, since the E55/63 even stock, at least has the intakes in the front of the car and benefits from some forced...
11-16-2016, 06:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By aerG500

Thank you! my wife thinks I'm nuts and calls the...

Thank you! my wife thinks I'm nuts and calls the G my mistress...
11-16-2016, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By aerG500

another pic in natural light... ...

another pic in natural light...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/80-img_4188_aca627423f0653b4c2a687079e69dfcfa2afc56b.jpg
11-16-2016, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By aerG500

Custom Carbon Fiber Intake Scoops on my G...

I tackled a new mod and made custom intake scoops for the side intake vents... I had always read about the TTM style scoops the E55/63 and CLS55 guys where installing (their intakes are hidden...
11-15-2016, 09:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,368
Posted By aerG500

Still nothing huh?

Still nothing huh?
11-15-2016, 09:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,010
Posted By aerG500

My vote goes to Palladium Silver without...

My vote goes to Palladium Silver without question. It's a stunning color and by far more unique than the iridium
11-14-2016, 08:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 820
Posted By aerG500

Look on eBay. There are a few factory originals...

Look on eBay. There are a few factory originals ones for sale along with a few listings for carbon fiber ones and a listing for pre painted fiberglass versions
...
11-11-2016, 04:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,265
Posted By aerG500

Seems to be from a later year w209. Here's one...

Seems to be from a later year w209. Here's one currently on eBay :

https://www.ebay.com/itm/262527090046
11-08-2016, 12:11 AM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 271,241
Posted By aerG500

Agreed! I look forward to seeing the progress...

Agreed! I look forward to seeing the progress on this G nearly daily
10-30-2016, 01:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,178
Posted By aerG500

You'all never be able to match it unless you buy...

You'all never be able to match it unless you buy a G63. Completely different engines. You can come close by getting a true factory G63 exhaust AND replacing your cam shafts with the m113 55NA cams...
10-14-2016, 12:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,710
Posted By aerG500

will do. My inspiration was member...

will do.
My inspiration was member "Kobzarhomes" and his W463 ground up rebuild... he's swapping in CLS63 seats

...
10-12-2016, 09:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,710
Posted By aerG500

The e55 seats do fit but do need a full wiring...

The e55 seats do fit but do need a full wiring re-work (I just got them for mine and will be tackling the wiring in the next day or two). Now as far as the wheels, do yourself a HUGE favor and stay...
10-11-2016, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,368
Posted By aerG500

Bump

Bump
10-11-2016, 06:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 414
Posted By aerG500

FS G55 G500 42k transmission

Hi guys-

Just listed this in the classified section:

https://mbworld.org/forums/showthread.php?t=640713&referrerid=252714
10-11-2016, 06:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 457
Posted By aerG500

FS : W463 G55 / G500 Transmission 42k miles

Hello everyone:

I have a W463 G55 /G500 transmission (has the torque converter too) for sale from a 2008 model. My wife wants it gone from the garage so I'm asking only $500

Was in great...
10-11-2016, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 271,241
Posted By aerG500

I started with one case of Dynamat extreme, but...

I started with one case of Dynamat extreme, but soon realized I would be needing 5X more material, so i switched to a nearly identical competitor brand sold thru amazon at 1/2 the price with all the...
10-11-2016, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 271,241
Posted By aerG500

great job so far... but now that you have the...

great job so far... but now that you have the entire interior out, do yourself a big favor and Dynamat all the metal surfaces everywhere. Roof, floors, sunroof etc etc I did mine and while it took...
09-26-2016, 10:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,842
Posted By aerG500

Pm sent

Pm sent
08-12-2016, 01:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 519
Posted By aerG500

just on shear size, the unimog makes the G500...

just on shear size, the unimog makes the G500 look like a R/C car...
07-05-2016, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,279
Posted By aerG500

good catch!

good catch!
07-05-2016, 01:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,279
Posted By aerG500

Well... Here's Car & Driver Magazine's review...

Well... Here's Car & Driver Magazine's review w/info for the 2018 G63...

http://www.caranddriverr.com/2016/02/2018-mercedes-amg-g63-review.html

IDENTICAL
06-26-2016, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 832
Posted By aerG500

Bite the bullet and upgrade the system. I...

Bite the bullet and upgrade the system. I switched mine to a Pioneer Navi head unit, plus all new speakers (including a new amp). There is a separate module they can install with it to make it work...
06-26-2016, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,351
Posted By aerG500

Congratulations! I switched to pioneer as well...

Congratulations! I switched to pioneer as well (plus JL audio speakers all around powered by new amp). Seamless integration with steering wheels controls etc. too.

I'm on my second one. Lots...
06-17-2016, 12:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 292
Posted By aerG500

here you go... best place to get em... metal...

here you go... best place to get em... metal core and very inexpensive.
http://vibrantperformance.com/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=1468_1470_1111&products_id=857
06-14-2016, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 583
Posted By aerG500

I had it happen to mine. After many trial fixes,...

I had it happen to mine. After many trial fixes, it turned out to be very simple. At the base of your windshield wipers, flip the hinged cover back towards you, then there is nut with a metal...
06-06-2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,486
Posted By aerG500

the AMG mufflers can be welded for a nominal...

the AMG mufflers can be welded for a nominal price at a local muffler shop. BUT you will need these mounting brackets:...
05-03-2016, 09:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 791
Posted By aerG500

for the NA 55 contact Eurocharged directly and...

for the NA 55 contact Eurocharged directly and they will use the CLK55 Performance eco software. they are essentially the same electronics, engine etc... Though the NA G55 isn't listed on their...
05-03-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 924
Posted By aerG500

From what I recall, the G63 rotors and calipers...

From what I recall, the G63 rotors and calipers will not clear the stock G550 18" wheels. I believe you'll need at least 19" or 20" wheels.

and yes, you'll need adapters for the calipers as well.
03-29-2016, 11:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,210
Posted By aerG500

Welcome aboard!! Loving the defender too. ...

Welcome aboard!! Loving the defender too. Used to have a '94 defender soft top... To this day I kick myself for not having kept it
02-17-2016, 09:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 651
Posted By aerG500

Do yourself a HUGE favor and Do Not Use any...

Do yourself a HUGE favor and Do Not Use any spacers! The G-class suspension and drivetrain are SO sensitive to the slightest changes that you're going to cause all sorts of issues with vibrations,...
02-11-2016, 11:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,456
Posted By aerG500

yes, the G500 4x4 squared is in fact wider. but...

yes, the G500 4x4 squared is in fact wider. but that's a product of wider axles, and add on fender flares. not the over all design of the G
02-10-2016, 11:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,456
Posted By aerG500

current G will run at least till 2020... Though...

current G will run at least till 2020... Though Mercedes extended the current build contract to 2022!!!

http://gtspirit.com/2012/02/08/mercedes-g-class-to-be-built-until-2020/
...
02-10-2016, 03:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,456
Posted By aerG500

Mercedes renewed their contract with the builder...

Mercedes renewed their contract with the builder of the existing G last year to run thru 2020.

There are other versions of the existing G coming... like the new G500 4x4 squared coming at...
01-21-2016, 01:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,368
Posted By aerG500

Nothin?? Any leads?

Nothin?? Any leads?
01-09-2016, 12:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 505
Posted By aerG500

yes. absolutely

yes. absolutely
01-04-2016, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,622
Posted By aerG500

I have a set I never used if anyone is...

I have a set I never used if anyone is interested. new in the box
01-02-2016, 11:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 939
Posted By aerG500

I responded to your other post in the standard...

I responded to your other post in the standard w463 section too. But hoping maybe somebody here has finally found the cure...

I dealt with the SAME EXACT situation... and went thru over $12K...
12-21-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,093
Posted By aerG500

I dealt with the SAME EXACT situation... and...

I dealt with the SAME EXACT situation... and went thru over $12K worth of experimental repairs

New Drag Links
New Trailing Arm Bushings (twice. once with factory and second time with Poly...
12-17-2015, 12:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,368
Posted By aerG500

anyone?... anyone?... Bueller... Bueller...

anyone?... anyone?... Bueller... Bueller...
11-12-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,668
Posted By aerG500

More than likely you have a bad front & middle...

More than likely you have a bad front & middle SAM (Signal Acquisition Module) unit, i dealt with it with my last G... learned my lessons the hard way... There are three in total in the w463 and...
11-06-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,368
Posted By aerG500

bump

bump
10-02-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,368
Posted By aerG500

Nothing?

Nothing?
09-14-2015, 12:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,368
Posted By aerG500

anyone... anyone... Bueller... Bueller....

anyone... anyone... Bueller... Bueller....
09-06-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,368
Posted By aerG500

WTB: used G55 W463 HEADERS

Looking to buy a set of G55 headers but not wanting to spend thousands of dollars for new Renntech, MBH etc ones

Anyone have a used set they want to sell?? Please PM with details.
08-25-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,910
Posted By aerG500

Agreed! The wind noise is a small but definite...

Agreed! The wind noise is a small but definite part of these trucks. And they ARE trucks. not the "Luxury SUV" you were used to with your GL. As mentioned in the previous response, the body panel...
02-05-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 540
Posted By aerG500

Came across these new Kleeman headers on eBay for...

Came across these new Kleeman headers on eBay for only $750!!! It's a HECK of a deal

Kleemann M113 V8 Headers Down Pipes | eBay
01-03-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,234
Posted By aerG500

My apologies. I should have kept that to myself.

My apologies. I should have kept that to myself.
01-03-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,234
Posted By aerG500

Agreed. Breathtakingly gaudy & ugly

Agreed. Breathtakingly gaudy & ugly
01-03-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,195
Posted By aerG500

What's the cost of the wrap?

What's the cost of the wrap?
01-03-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,959
Posted By aerG500

Put new G550 shocks on it and it will completely...

Put new G550 shocks on it and it will completely transform the ride.
12-30-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,622
Posted By aerG500

Hi- I have a brand new set sitting in my garage...

Hi- I have a brand new set sitting in my garage that I never installed. I'm in SF if you'd like to buy them. Just shoot me PM and we can arrange it.
12-11-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 22,934
Posted By aerG500

Hi, did you ever get the Dyno doe? I'm very...

Hi, did you ever get the Dyno doe? I'm very curious as I'm looking to do the cam upgrade as well
12-01-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,354
Posted By aerG500

No. They just re-affirmed that after many design...

No. They just re-affirmed that after many design studies, they plan to keep the G-Class the same moving forward. there will be basic trim changes etc, but the core body will remain intact....
11-07-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,705
Posted By aerG500

did it work? leaks gone?

did it work? leaks gone?
11-06-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,668
Posted By aerG500

Interested! Please PM pricing/specials

Interested! Please PM pricing/specials
10-28-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 512
Posted By aerG500

I had a similar issue last year and after...

I had a similar issue last year and after countless hours, days and literally weeks at MB of SF, they figured out its a issue with the rear SAM unit. Have the dealer check that.
10-21-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By aerG500

Yes! Good eye! Specially noticing the Brembo...

Yes! Good eye! Specially noticing the Brembo BBK. Only another nut like myself woulda noticed that driving by. :)
10-21-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,234
Posted By aerG500

Do you still have the set in stock?

Do you still have the set in stock?
10-21-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By aerG500

WANTED: W463 G500/G55 used headers...

anyone have a used set they want to sell? PM me
10-21-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,705
Posted By aerG500

Check the the washer and nut at the base of the...

Check the the washer and nut at the base of the windshield wiper arms. 99% of the time, that is the source of the leak in to the footwells and is a relatively common issue. They simply rattle loose...
09-26-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,648
Posted By aerG500

How many miles are on the cams?

How many miles are on the cams?
09-23-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,669
Posted By aerG500

Pm Sent.

Pm Sent.
09-20-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,137
Posted By aerG500

On that note... I wish they fit the m113 engine

On that note... I wish they fit the m113 engine
09-20-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,401
Posted By aerG500

Great looking G. Welcome to brotherhood!

Great looking G. Welcome to brotherhood!
08-12-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,647
Posted By aerG500

I would stay clear away from the replica wheels. ...

I would stay clear away from the replica wheels. Though they may look good and are cheap, they are not Load Rated for shear weight of the Gwagen and will bend & crack easily under the pressure.

I...
05-01-2013, 05:42 PM
04-16-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,443
Posted By aerG500

go see Collie Auto Works in San Rafael. Darren...

go see Collie Auto Works in San Rafael. Darren Collie was a factory Master Tech for many years before opening his shop and he happens to be specifically a G-Wagen specialist!
...
03-16-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 609
Posted By aerG500

This AMG floats! and has FIVE engines!!

Cigarette's version of a G63 AMG:


http://www.freshnessmag.com/2013/02/06/cigarette-42-huntress-mercedes-benz-g63-amg-inspired/
02-22-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,223
Posted By aerG500

thank you. Yes, I was very pleased with the...

thank you. Yes, I was very pleased with the final look once they where mounted. you can get them in different finishes too. mine where the hyper-silver, but there is a standard painted silver and...
02-21-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,223
Posted By aerG500

Sure! Here're a few pictures of my G: I put...

Sure! Here're a few pictures of my G:

I put the Lorinser front & back bumpers, Lorinser headers back exhaust and the Brembo GT Big Brake setup on it as well...
02-12-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,464
Posted By aerG500

look on eBAY. There are a few sets available. ...

look on eBAY. There are a few sets available. both original and replicas
02-12-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,223
Posted By aerG500

hi Alex- There are replicas available (on...

hi Alex-

There are replicas available (on eBay) of the 20s BUT the biggest problem with wheels for our Gs, even beyond the bolt pattern is having wheels that are properly Load Rated to handle the...
02-04-2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,535
Posted By aerG500

why not just simply post the details and the...

why not just simply post the details and the pricing on here for everyone to see?
01-27-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 871
Posted By aerG500

www.123mercedes.com

www.123mercedes.com
01-24-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,427
Posted By aerG500

Hello, If you still havent done the exhaust swap...

Hello, If you still havent done the exhaust swap to the G55 exhaust... Take a look here, I randomly came across this on eBay. They seem like a good price and they're brand new....
12-21-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,721
Posted By aerG500

ACE10 is 100% correct. The G-class (W463) has a...

ACE10 is 100% correct. The G-class (W463) has a different bolt pattern than ANY other Mercedes. So GL wheels would fit the ML cars but NOT the G class cars & vice versa.

G-Class (W463) bolt...
11-10-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,460
Posted By aerG500

Sold the Wheels. thank you for the interest...

Sold the Wheels. thank you for the interest from those who called/emailed about them.
10-28-2012, 12:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,460
Posted By aerG500

Here they are... the new wheels, brakes, exhaust...

Here they are... the new wheels, brakes, exhaust and bumpers
10-27-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,460
Posted By aerG500

I already did. I sold them to the shop that did...

I already did. I sold them to the shop that did the work in exchange for a discount off the labor.
10-26-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,460
Posted By aerG500

Hi Guys- I lowered the price big time. ...

Hi Guys-

I lowered the price big time. Here's the new link:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/300804495181?item=300804495181&viewitem=&vxp=mtr
10-19-2012, 12:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,460
Posted By aerG500

Hi guys, I will post pictures of it...

Hi guys,

I will post pictures of it sometime over the weekend when I have time to take some for you.

As far as what mods I've done (so far):

Brembo BBK front & rear
Lorinser front & rear...
10-17-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,460
Posted By aerG500

2013 G550 wheels and tires for sale!! nearly BRAND NEW

Hi guys,

I put the Brembo GT Big Brake Kit on my G and had to get new wheels to fit over the new larger calipers so...
I'm selling this nearly BRAND NEW SET OF G550 WHEELS & YOKOHAMA TIRES with...
10-15-2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,223
Posted By aerG500

GOT EM! brand new 20" set. Thank you to...

GOT EM! brand new 20" set.

Thank you to the few who PM'd with suggestions, ended up finding some, should be here on Thursday.
10-11-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,223
Posted By aerG500

any suggestions?

any suggestions?
10-01-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,223
Posted By aerG500

19" or 20" G500, G55 wheels WANTED and Needed!

Hello everyone-

I just put the Brembo GT Big Brake Kit on my G500 and the factory 18" wheels won't fit any longer. The car is sitting at the shop awaiting wheels.

Anyone know of either 19" or...
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