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07-18-2016, 09:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,761
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

How many miles on wheels? Any bends or cracks?...

How many miles on wheels? Any bends or cracks? Any vibrations around 75mph?
07-18-2016, 08:54 PM
07-12-2016, 11:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,869
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Honestly, not worth the mod. A brake job on an...

Honestly, not worth the mod. A brake job on an AMG is $2500/axle.

Also, you are installing HUGE rotors with 6 piston calipers on a tiny brake master cylinder designed for brakes a fraction of that...
07-08-2016, 07:30 PM
05-02-2016, 08:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,154
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Bump price reduced yet again. Need this gone.

Bump price reduced yet again. Need this gone.
04-24-2016, 03:18 PM
04-19-2016, 02:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,154
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Immaculate 2010 Mercedes-Benz E550 - Fully Loaded With CPO Warranty

As life changes priorities & desires change with it and therefore I have to part with my pride and joy. I bought this car back in 2012 as a Certified Pre-Owned from Keyes European in Van Nuys. The...
11-12-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 43,091
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Let me clarify something for all of you exhaust...

Let me clarify something for all of you exhaust newbs once and for all:

1. The resonator which is located directly under the front portion of the cabin which most people are suggesting be replaced...
09-10-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,905
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Don't you have headers?

Don't you have headers?
09-09-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,905
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

how about a video of how it sounds?

how about a video of how it sounds?
08-13-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,078
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Get an extended warranty no matter what you do....

Get an extended warranty no matter what you do. Also, all aftermarket warranties aren't the same. You must check coverages, as many cover only partial parts. For example, if your transmission fails,...
06-23-2015, 11:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,337
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

You don't need a tune to remove secondary cats or...

You don't need a tune to remove secondary cats or to install an X-Pipe. These fall after the secondary O2 Sensors so your ECU won't notice.
06-21-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

I used ones off a C-Class. They install in the...

I used ones off a C-Class. They install in the oem slot, but I believe the connectors were different. I just used a set of wire taps and called it a day.

Have been working for nearly 2 years...
06-15-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,945
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Yes same platform and chassis.

Yes same platform and chassis.
06-02-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,560
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Don't kid yourself, you'd kill yourself at 155 in...

Don't kid yourself, you'd kill yourself at 155 in an E350 and it's limited to 130MPH. The 135MPH indicated on your speedo is incorrect. Car manufacturers are known to let the speedo climb after you...
06-02-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,560
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Do some research on brakes, bigger rotors and...

Do some research on brakes, bigger rotors and multiple pistons will not make your car stop any faster or shorter.

If you are doing 40MPH and you slam on your brakes and are able to lock up the...
02-24-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 20,129
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Just FYI, some S-Classes are assembled in Mexico....

Just FYI, some S-Classes are assembled in Mexico. Nothing wrong with getting something from Mexico. Most Volkswagens are assembled in Mexico as are many American cars and trucks. Doesn't mean there...
02-24-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,266
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

No matter what tire you choose, remember one...

No matter what tire you choose, remember one thing, NO ONE MAKES A QUALITY TIRE LIKE MICHELLIN.

I have had every brand of tire imaginable, Bridgestone, Falken, Hankook, Continental, Goodyear, No...
02-24-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,122
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Mercedes will be back up in a year or so. The...

Mercedes will be back up in a year or so. The S-Class has so much tech that it is bound to have problems. However, once these issues are ironed out they should bounce back up on the list.
02-12-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 20,129
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

I had a C-Class loaner a few weeks back and I...

I had a C-Class loaner a few weeks back and I LOVED that car. The interior is leaps and bounds better than the W204 and better than the W212.

Do yourself a favor and get a C400 not a C300.

If I...
02-12-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,599
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

You, my friend, have a diesel E-Class. My...

You, my friend, have a diesel E-Class. My suggestion to you would be to contact OE Tuning and have your ECU flashed with a new software. On a diesel you should experience MUCH better throttle...
02-12-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,729
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

All a Sprint Box/Pedal Box does is make your car...

All a Sprint Box/Pedal Box does is make your car think you are pushing the accelerator pedal further and faster than you really are. The tranny's reluctance to shift has NOTHING to do with...
01-26-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 11,579
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Couldn't have said it better myself. I have...

Couldn't have said it better myself.

I have no problem with people who want to be cautious and drive at the limit. Absolutely NOTHING is wrong with that.

However, if you are in the left lane or...
11-26-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,599
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Your argument/claims make no sense, sorry. How...

Your argument/claims make no sense, sorry. How can the butterfly valve opening faster in your throttle body cause your engine life to take a crap and your maintenance cost to increase?

Throttle...
11-20-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,584
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Looking good, did you wire in the high beam on...

Looking good, did you wire in the high beam on the projectors?

Just bought a set of these Morimotos to retrofit into my 02 GMC Sierra Denali.

Post some beam and cutoff pics.
10-21-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 596
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

I have this EXACT EXACT issue. Thanks for the...

I have this EXACT EXACT issue. Thanks for the heads up I will be sure to mention this to my service tech.
10-06-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 25,915
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Well obviously you aren't going to get any tire...

Well obviously you aren't going to get any tire shredding on your car you have a 4 matic. Your torque is distributed evenly 50/50 across the axles. I have seen cars with 650+HP and they couldn't get...
09-04-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 25,915
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

That's a mistake. Take it from me, I have a radar...

That's a mistake. Take it from me, I have a radar detector and have had one for years, using Lidar, by the time the device goes off it's too late.

Get the tune, much more bang for your buck.
09-04-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 25,915
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

George, we are talking an additional 20-30HP and...

George, we are talking an additional 20-30HP and 20-30 lb ft of torque, not adding 150hp. The stock components can take WAY more than 415hp. You can launch the car in first gear all you want, you...
09-04-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,465
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

I can't believe some of these threads. You drive...

I can't believe some of these threads. You drive a Mercedes and you want to install BOGUS brake caliper covers for $20? Covers that falsely advertise that you have a set of Brembo 6 piston brake...
08-18-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 23,438
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Hah! I wish. Given that I flip homes, I can...

Hah! I wish. Given that I flip homes, I can always use an interior designers point of view.
08-11-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 23,438
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Always wanted to be an airline pilot and got very...

Always wanted to be an airline pilot and got very close to pulling the trigger. Just never had the guts to join the PPA (Poor Pilots Association). Nowadays pilots make NOTHING.
08-11-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 23,438
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

If you need a job in California let me know lol.

If you need a job in California let me know lol.
08-10-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,462
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

I would highly suggest you get the windshield...

I would highly suggest you get the windshield tinted with a 50% film. It barely makes a difference visually, but keeps the car VERY cool. No point in tinting everything and then leaving a big point...
07-30-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,849
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

You couldn't be more incorrect. The difference of...

You couldn't be more incorrect. The difference of the two is night and day.
07-27-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,402
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

You need this module to have remote trunk close: ...

You need this module to have remote trunk close:

http://www.kufatec.com/shop/en/Trunk-Modules/Mercedes-Benz/Comfort-Hatch-Module-Mercedes-E-Class-W212
07-25-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,243
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

okay? I didn't know Mclaren & Mercedes...

okay?

I didn't know Mclaren & Mercedes teemed up to make a C63. LOL
07-21-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 34,279
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

What a shameless plug by David there. ...

What a shameless plug by David there.

Looking good, love the stance of the H&R's and the AMG's. What grille is that?
07-20-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,693
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

That totally sounds like crap! The drone must be...

That totally sounds like crap! The drone must be insane.

Buy some E63 mufflers and replace yours, it will make a world of difference.
07-14-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,234
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

I don't think this would be an issue. The buttons...

I don't think this would be an issue. The buttons are attached to the airbag so once you remove it you should be able to dislodge the buttons and swap them. My Audi's MF buttons could be popped out...
07-14-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,313
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Looking forward to this, for those of you who...

Looking forward to this, for those of you who think Cams don't make a big difference, here's a little info in my experience:

On my 2.0L Stroker turbo Audi A4, an upgrade to both the intake and...
07-10-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,256
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

You can trick the system by installing resistors...

You can trick the system by installing resistors at the ends of the yellow plugs. This tricks the system into thinking the neckpro system is still there.
07-10-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 80,894
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Which SUCKS if you ask me. I think the...

Which SUCKS if you ask me. I think the illuminated star looks epic.
07-08-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 25,915
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Transmission adaptation is strictly controlled by...

Transmission adaptation is strictly controlled by the Transmission Control Unit (TCU). This is NOT a transmission tune, this is a tune for the Engine Control Unit (ECU). The throttle response is...
07-07-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 25,915
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

I feel the same way! I can't imagine how the E63...

I feel the same way! I can't imagine how the E63 S-AMG would be, to think it has 150 more horsepower is just ridiculous.
07-07-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,669
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Bought one off ebay that was plug and play, had...

Bought one off ebay that was plug and play, had no trouble fitting the box behind the radio and it works FANTASTIC! I use it ALL the time.
07-07-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,863
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

I must disagree about the first gen ML's. They...

I must disagree about the first gen ML's. They were super aggressive looking if optioned right:

http://srv2.betterparts.org/images/mercedes-benz-ml-55-amg-05.jpg
07-03-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 25,915
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Tested the 1st gear launch last week and what a...

Tested the 1st gear launch last week and what a freaking difference once the torque limiters were removed.

With traction control off the car peels out sideways for a good few hundred feet. LOL!
...
06-24-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 24,220
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

The only benefit of Sirius is that they are very...

The only benefit of Sirius is that they are very loose with giving you free trials.

Just call after your 6 months is up and say that you didn't get a chance to enjoy the satellite radio for the...
06-24-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,444
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

It is a system called "NeckPro" developed by...

It is a system called "NeckPro" developed by Mercedes. The system's goal is to match the best headrest height for your specific seating position to minimize the risk of whiplash during a collision. ...
06-23-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 24,220
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

This whole $25 for 6 months includes like 15...

This whole $25 for 6 months includes like 15 channels and that's it. NO TRAFFIC and none of the sports or comedy, etc. channels.

Honestly, they have nothing interesting. I would rather use BT...
06-23-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 24,220
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Thank you for the thorough review it helps a lot....

Thank you for the thorough review it helps a lot.

Just wanted to point out, I myself don't care for Sirius XM radio, but I do like the traffic feature.

Just FYI, I subscribed to Sirius traffic...
06-23-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 25,915
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

^^Sprint boosters are great, don't get me wrong...

^^Sprint boosters are great, don't get me wrong Ben. Also, I know I'm not answering the question you originally asked either as unfortunately I haven't been able to compare the two.

However, the...
06-19-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 25,915
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Only downside I noticed was that given the...

Only downside I noticed was that given the increased throttle sensitivity Distronic has become a bit more aggressive during acceleration. Not a big deal, just figured I'd point it out.
06-13-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,879
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Do you have Distronic? I believe these will not...

Do you have Distronic? I believe these will not work properly if Distronic is engaged.
06-10-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 36,676
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Just FYI you can go into the Comand Service Menu...

Just FYI you can go into the Comand Service Menu and play with the EQ settings even further.
06-10-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 25,915
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

go onto oetuning.com and do a search for a local...

go onto oetuning.com and do a search for a local dealer.
06-09-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 25,915
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Do it, you can't go wrong, the basics of each...

Do it, you can't go wrong, the basics of each tune is similar regardless of engine type. So you should feel the same transformation.
06-09-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 25,915
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

I have yet to launch out of 1st gear, I used to...

I have yet to launch out of 1st gear, I used to do that all the time, but now I don't see the need given that the pick up in 2nd gear is so good. Now I'm excited to try it.
06-09-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 36,676
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

I've seen countless threads like this of people...

I've seen countless threads like this of people saying the Logic 7 is lacking in one way or another and I thought the same until recently.

I had the same Logic 7 system in my 2 ML's and GL and...
06-09-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 946
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Had the same issue with my STOCK 18s and dealer...

Had the same issue with my STOCK 18s and dealer balanced them twice and still had vibration issues. Took the wheels and got them road force balanced 2 weeks ago and I'm happy to report vibration free.
06-09-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,499
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

The 2014+ E-class has LED reverse lights, not...

The 2014+ E-class has LED reverse lights, not sure if they are built in or if they use a similar connector.
06-04-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 25,915
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

You are correct and I retract my statement. I...

You are correct and I retract my statement. I will go ahead and edit my post to correct my inaccuracies.
06-04-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,138
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Could be lojack or something, lojack does have a...

Could be lojack or something, lojack does have a red LED.
06-04-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 25,915
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

And why does every tune thread turn into an...

And why does every tune thread turn into an arguement over whether or not warranty is effected? I clearly am not worried so if you are it's simple, don't get a tune!
06-04-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 25,915
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Yes, theoretically speaking I am taking a risk....

Yes, theoretically speaking I am taking a risk. However, for someone who is paranoid they can buy the flash loader and switch the tune to stock before sending it in for service. If my car was the new...
06-03-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,138
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

That does not look OEM to me. IT'S A BOMB!

That does not look OEM to me. IT'S A BOMB!
06-03-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,011
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Looks great, but again cost prohibitive. Also, if...

Looks great, but again cost prohibitive. Also, if you ever decided to sell your car, you would have to explain why your car looks different than every other E-class of the same year.
06-03-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 25,915
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

It does NOT effect warranty(EDIT: As long as...

It does NOT effect warranty(EDIT: As long as Mercedes doesn't find out). Mercedes would have to prove that the tune caused something to fail. It does not pop up a red flag onto the diagnostics screen...
06-03-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 25,915
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Doesn't effect warranty at all (Edit: as long as...

Doesn't effect warranty at all (Edit: as long as Mercedes does not find out).

Also, I agree that it sounds too good to be true. However, I think the strategy is to attract more customers by...
06-02-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,597
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

I've taken my E550 prior to being tuned up to...

I've taken my E550 prior to being tuned up to 130MPH several times, it cuts the throttle at 130MPH, my ML550 on the other hand hit 140MPH and still wanted to climb(that was scary).
06-02-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 25,915
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

^^No, not worth dynoing a car like this really....

^^No, not worth dynoing a car like this really. Waste of money.

If you search up OE Tuned S550 you'll find dyno sheets showing all the details.
06-02-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 25,915
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Review of OE Tuning's Tune On NA E550

Well, I finally decided to pull the trigger and get my E550 tuned. Figured last week was the right time considering I was leaving on a trip for the weekend and could really put it to the test.

I...
06-02-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,470
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

I just remembered that if you have a buddy that...

I just remembered that if you have a buddy that has an SDS running in Developer Mode, you can adjust the settings in the Airmatic control module to sit lower, don't expect it to be dumped, but it can...
06-02-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 13,491
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

^^Video link shows video has been removed/renamed?

^^Video link shows video has been removed/renamed?
05-28-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,776
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

They are Mercedes products and I believe they are...

They are Mercedes products and I believe they are only available for the initial 4 year/50k period. It's a pity, they were quite discounted when buying in bulk.
05-27-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,470
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Honestly, I can't answer your question for ****...

Honestly, I can't answer your question for **** lol, but I can tell you that they sell lowering links for our cars for like $250. They are adjustable and way safer than using washers. Plus, it's dirt...
05-27-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 23,438
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

I'm self-employed, I own a commercial property...

I'm self-employed, I own a commercial property management company and my "main squeeze" I flip properties with a partner nationwide that we buy in pools from several financial institutions.
05-16-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 75,061
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

That is the biggest load of bull**** I've ever...

That is the biggest load of bull**** I've ever heard.

I leased my 2006 ML500 and when the time was up in 2008 I wanted to lease an ML550, but since it looked IDENTICAL to mine and had ZERO...
05-15-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 75,061
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

We let MB get away with murder, because even...

We let MB get away with murder, because even with the issues we face the cars are still that good that we can close one eye at the problems. As for the "if it ain't broke don't fix it" concept,...
05-14-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 75,061
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

This guy knows what he's talking about, not the...

This guy knows what he's talking about, not the other way around.

K-A if you don't like the W212 face lift then don't buy one. I for one like it a lot, and at least where I live it's selling like...
05-14-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 13,491
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

I deleted the center resonators from my ML550 and...

I deleted the center resonators from my ML550 and it literally made no noticeable difference. Also, it would rattle at a certain RPM as those resonators are there to control high frequency sound. If...
05-05-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,807
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Clearly this is your first mercedes. But I...

Clearly this is your first mercedes.

But I must agree, I love my E550 as well.
04-29-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,351
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

I have had 4 Airmatic cars and only ONCE has the...

I have had 4 Airmatic cars and only ONCE has the dealer had to replace a strut and it was about a year old when they did.

Coilover conversions are very complex for the E-class, there are miles of...
04-29-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,940
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

After I wrote my reply I actually did some...

After I wrote my reply I actually did some research on the 9G Tronic and it sounds very impressive. I even found a video clip of an E350 Bluetec with the new trans and shift times are much much much...
04-28-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,940
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Oh and as for the 9GTronic, I think this is a...

Oh and as for the 9GTronic, I think this is a HUGE mistake on Mercedes Benzes behalf. I've driven the LS460 with the 8 Speed transmission Lexus makes and let me tell you, that was even clunkier than...
04-28-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,940
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Peter, please don't take my post as a personal...

Peter, please don't take my post as a personal attack. I had zero intention in criticizing your actions. My post was strictly to describe my case and my position along with my opinion in regards to...
04-28-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,260
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Looks great! Congrats and welcome to the Mercedes...

Looks great! Congrats and welcome to the Mercedes family.

Firstly, get rid of the AMG plate frames, you don't drive an AMG. LOL

Second, LED side markers.

Third, if you have nav, go into...
04-27-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,940
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Lol if you think the techs in Germany assembling...

Lol if you think the techs in Germany assembling your transmission are that knowledgeable you are mistaken. They are no different than factory workers that are given one specific job(think assembly...
04-26-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,940
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Because warranty doesn't work like that, they...

Because warranty doesn't work like that, they want to see what's broken and if they can replace that one specific part instead of the whole thing. A new AMG trans is like $15,000 LOL.
03-03-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,097
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

I figured, yep the housings have manual...

I figured, yep the housings have manual adjustment knobs on the tops. Just follow these steps and it'll be cherry.
03-03-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,097
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

I don't have the tech article you search for, but...

I don't have the tech article you search for, but I know Audi uses this for aiming their Xenon headlamps and it should work perfectly for you as well:
...
03-02-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,186
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

5K? Where do you see this? 2014 E350 starts at...

5K? Where do you see this? 2014 E350 starts at $51,900 and 2014 E550 starts at $61,400

I can see where you're coming from and I can respect that. However, today's V6's are putting out some serious...
03-02-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,186
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

I think the reason they're taking it away is...

I think the reason they're taking it away is rather simple, it has to do with sales. I'm sure out of every 10,000 e-classes sold maybe one is an E550.

In my honest opinion, the E550 should look...
02-28-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,186
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Such a shame they're taking them away.

Such a shame they're taking them away.
02-28-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,701
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Might have to give this a shot. Thanks for...

Might have to give this a shot.

Thanks for the info.
02-18-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,402
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

This is a steal, however it is for a W166...

This is a steal, however it is for a W166 unfortunately:

Mercedes Benz NTG 4 5 | eBay
02-18-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,402
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Yup, you need a newer NTG 4.5 unit(~$2,500), the...

Yup, you need a newer NTG 4.5 unit(~$2,500), the screen and Star diagnostics to link the system to your car.
02-18-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,402
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Correct 2010-2011 have the NTG4 command system....

Correct 2010-2011 have the NTG4 command system. The 2011-2013 models have the NTG4.5 system, and the June 2013+ models have the NTG4.7 command system.
02-18-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 25,619
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Wait I'm confused, the OP drives an E550...

Wait I'm confused, the OP drives an E550 according to his avatar, yet people keep mentioning an E350?

I'm surprised you get ricers trying to race you, I almost NEVER get any attention from ricers...
02-18-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 25,619
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Turn off your traction control.

Turn off your traction control.
01-24-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,402
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

The new system is the NTG4.5 and we have the...

The new system is the NTG4.5 and we have the NTG4. You need a whole new screen and headunit. You're looking at about 2-3k for the upgrade.
01-24-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,621
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

You my friend, have posted in the wrong forum.

You my friend, have posted in the wrong forum.
01-24-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,831
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

That's very good, usually they are above 1k/month.

That's very good, usually they are above 1k/month.
01-24-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,418
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

GET IT!!!! I just bought the identical car...

GET IT!!!!

I just bought the identical car with exact mileage with the addition of a PANO roof for 40k. Keep in mind, I bought mine 6 months ago and it was a 2010. This is newer and has the same...
01-16-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 21,068
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

The wider you go, the more the car will break...

The wider you go, the more the car will break loose when the roads are wet. Sounds ridiculous, but it's true. Car becomes twitchy in wet weather with super wide tires. Also, your fuel economy will...
01-16-2014, 01:13 AM
01-16-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,305
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Best one I've seen to date, saw a 1998 Toyota...

Best one I've seen to date, saw a 1998 Toyota Camry in Old Man Beige on the 101 freeway with a Rolls Royce Badge.
01-14-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,201
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Contact this guy, he's the master at retrofitting...

Contact this guy, he's the master at retrofitting anything Mercedes and report back here. I'm curious myself.

http://www.mbenznl.nl/
01-14-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 21,068
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Do NOT change your tire size you will regret it. ...

Do NOT change your tire size you will regret it.

245 sized tires are plenty wide, a better option is for you to buy better tires.

The stock continentals are garbage^2. Get yourself some...
01-14-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 21,068
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

What kills the price for a custom exhaust is the...

What kills the price for a custom exhaust is the polishing. People feel compelled to get polished stainless steel exhaust pipes for their car. First of all, polishing something that is UNDERNEATH...
01-14-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 21,068
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Headers bolt on and any competent exhaust shop...

Headers bolt on and any competent exhaust shop can do it.

Cams are quite easy to install, engine doesn't have to be dropped or anything.
01-14-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,516
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

No they don't, what you are thinking of is a High...

No they don't, what you are thinking of is a High Stall Torque Converter. Our cars lock up around 2,200RPM to be as smooth and as torquey as possible.

If you did that in a non-4 Matic E550 you...
01-08-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 21,068
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

I chose my E550 over a used ML63 for a reason,...

I chose my E550 over a used ML63 for a reason, sure both were the same price, but the extended warranty on the ML63 alone was $6,700 vs. $4,000 for the E550 and I'm covered till 135k through...
01-08-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 21,068
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

I don't know where you do your shopping, Renntech...

I don't know where you do your shopping, Renntech perhaps?

cams - $2,500 parts/$3,000 installed
headers- $1,300 parts/$1,600 installed
exhaust - $1,000 for custom one through Fast Intentions...
01-08-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 678
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Much better to go with either Eibach or H&R, they...

Much better to go with either Eibach or H&R, they match the spring rate to your specific application so your car will handle better and ride fine. Get the H&R Sport setup not Race, sport is just to...
01-07-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 21,068
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Here's another option: ...

Here's another option:

http://www.gmpperformance.com/index.cfm?PG=detail&PID=318231
01-07-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 21,068
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Yessir! ...

Yessir!

http://www.*********.com/showthread.php?9762-Vath-offers-cams-for-the-5-5-liter-M273-V8-(550-motor)-and-bumps-power-to-460-horsepower
01-07-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 759
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Don't worry about it, the dealer will put your...

Don't worry about it, the dealer will put your car into a specific section with a sold tag around the mirror, just like a Christmas tree.

They don't let others drive the cars, I have tried to...
01-07-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,635
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

The ECU will then be resealed just like stock,...

The ECU will then be resealed just like stock, plus, the dealer will never access the ECU physically unless they can guarantee that the car won't start due to that.
01-07-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,700
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Do yourself a favor and buy yourself a REAL SET...

Do yourself a favor and buy yourself a REAL SET of tires, not some knock off Cinturato garbage. Take it from me I've had 4 sets of ****ty no name tires and I dreaded everyday I had them.

Buy the...
01-07-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 678
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Yes, but only the front, the rear has air...

Yes, but only the front, the rear has air springs.

Your ride will be pretty smooth, a bit firmer, but not rock hard. You need to match the rear springs though to have the proper rate or your car...
01-07-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,635
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Warranty would never be effected, there is no way...

Warranty would never be effected, there is no way to physically/electronically prove you have a chip. All modern programs come standard with a stock mode, where not you and not the dealer would be...
01-07-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 21,068
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Firstly, I'm surprised that someone actually...

Firstly, I'm surprised that someone actually wants more power out of their E550.

I am a MASSIVE horsepower freak, and I own a 500+HP Audi, but every time I put my foot down in my E550 the last...
01-02-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 437
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Gapless Playback

Hi Ya'll,

I've been researching this topic for quite sometime now and I can't seem to figure it out.

I listen to a lot of gapless music and my W212 won't seem to play gapless.

I tried...
01-02-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,932
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Parktronic as in the parking sensors? YES all the...

Parktronic as in the parking sensors? YES all the freaking time.

Parking guidance as in the instructions to parallel park? Sometimes, works very well actually and it's fast to pick up a space and...
01-02-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,635
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Congrats! Looks great! No Pano roof? No Distronic...

Congrats! Looks great! No Pano roof? No Distronic Plus? C'mon!!!!! Lol J/P
Did you get Airmatic?

Your Interior>mine
08-03-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,270
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

^^I am that guy and I specifically searched for a...

^^I am that guy and I specifically searched for a V8.

However, it also came as a great advantage for me, because ironically every time I've shopped for a car in the last couple years, gas is at...
08-03-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 887
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

If your car is in Comfort mode you're feeling the...

If your car is in Comfort mode you're feeling the car go from Reverse 2nd(our cars have 2 reverse gears) --> Reverse 1st --> Drive 1st --> Drive 2nd gear. In Comfort mode the car uses the 2nd reverse...
08-03-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,060
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Had the same issue on my 2010 and dealer solved...

Had the same issue on my 2010 and dealer solved it after 3 visits.

It turns out the bump stops get all grimey and dirty, they cleaned them and lubed them up and now it's perfect. Also, one of my...
07-31-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,270
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

With all do respect, you bought the wrong car if...

With all do respect, you bought the wrong car if you care about resale value. Any V8 Mercedes that is not available only as a V8 will depreciate like a boat anchor. With gas at $4.50/gallon no one...
07-31-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,139
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Just a long term update from someone who lives...

Just a long term update from someone who lives with one everyday:

Distronic Plus is a true blessing. It spoils me so much and I live in LA with some of the worst traffic in the nation and it is...
07-22-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,270
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

I just got mine back in April: 2010 E550 ...

I just got mine back in April:

2010 E550
27k miles
CPO
Has everything except Night Vision
Steel Gray and Natural Beige
Asking $47,895

Paid $40,000 even and they covered my first two...
03-27-2013, 12:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,949
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Man, the fact your parents bought you 2 ML's one...

Man, the fact your parents bought you 2 ML's one being an AMG means you're very lucky and you should appreciate what they are doing for you by taking better care of your possessions and being more...
03-25-2013, 02:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,949
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Lord have mercy on your soul. ...

Lord have mercy on your soul.

Congratulations on turning a beautiful luxury car into something that belongs at Pick-A-Part for scrap.

A part of my soul died from just seeing that.
01-06-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 30,245
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

I must agree here, the W166 was such a...

I must agree here, the W166 was such a disappointment, I really think Mercedes over the years has lost all passion for the M-Class and is focusing strictly on the GL-Class. The W166 looks overly...
01-06-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 96,545
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

If you have OEM iPod integration just get this: ...

If you have OEM iPod integration just get this:
...
11-18-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,089
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Just had mine done two weeks ago on my ML550, not...

Just had mine done two weeks ago on my ML550, not a big deal at all.
11-18-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 969
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

This is very normal for a car with the lighting...

This is very normal for a car with the lighting package.

The fog lamps are curve illuminating and they turn on individually at speeds under 25mph to illuminate dark driveways and alleyways. The...
11-18-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,055
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

bump

bump
11-14-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,055
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

BUMP

BUMP
11-07-2012, 12:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,055
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

BUMP

BUMP
11-05-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,055
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

FS: OEM Mercedes AMG ML550 19x8.5" Wheels - $800

I have a set of AMG Five Spoke ML550 wheels up for sale. Just got some different wheels and need the storage space. The specs on the wheels are:

Size: 19x8.5J
Offset: ET 58
Finish: OEM Silver...
10-20-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 737
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Clearly, the coil is making spark, but it isn't...

Clearly, the coil is making spark, but it isn't traveling to cylinder #1 to fire the spark plug. The connection on the coil must be shot, try swapping this new coil with the other that is working and...
10-18-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,449
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Don't even worry! Just let your car sit on a lift...

Don't even worry! Just let your car sit on a lift for an hour or two before draining the oil and that way it will all drain right out and just fill it in with some fresh oil and a fresh filter.

It...
10-02-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 991
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Buy this: ...

Buy this:

http://store.candlepower.com/osraulhiouh7.html

I have two in my fog lights and they are WORLDS better than a standard H7 and they won't cause any errors. I bought each one for $8 off...
09-24-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 17,115
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Not all knock offs are bad, but to be fair it's...

Not all knock offs are bad, but to be fair it's hard to know whether or not you got a good or bad set.

Ride comfort won't be compromised too badly as long as you choose the right tire.
09-20-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 17,115
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Uhm, they look great don't get me wrong, but...

Uhm, they look great don't get me wrong, but again these are CRAP wheels. I have had SEVERAL sets of wheels for my other car and I learned the hard way not to buy junk wheels. Buy a well known brand,...
09-17-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 17,115
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Get a well known brand if you are going with...

Get a well known brand if you are going with wheels to ensure quality.

Here's a few:
http://www.dpe-wheels.com/index.php/collection/concave-series/cs5/
...
09-17-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,412
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Nothing new, they are made out of fiberglass,...

Nothing new, they are made out of fiberglass, rather than the OEM ABS plastic. They will work just fine, I'm considering them myself.
09-11-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 17,115
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

I would leave it alone, but if you really must...

I would leave it alone, but if you really must change your tire size you could do either of these:

265/45/20 - 0.310% difference in diameter so you should only be off by about 0.2MPH on your...
09-11-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 17,115
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

How wide are your wheels? That's as thick as...

How wide are your wheels?

That's as thick as I would go for sidewall height.
08-28-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 61,216
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

The connector should be located in the panel...

The connector should be located in the panel lining the interior portion of the trunk lid. There should be a connector that looks like this:

http://www.carsystems.pl/img/products/34/3/23_max.jpg
08-16-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,273
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

It's mostly an aesthetic design, the entire...

It's mostly an aesthetic design, the entire length of the turn signal will illuminate but the edge having the most LEDs will be the brightest as it is there to worn drivers alongside of you.
08-11-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 61,216
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

It's the connector that comes from the headunit...

It's the connector that comes from the headunit to the camera, it's crap quality.
08-02-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,816
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

I do agree that Chrysler and Jeep are making...

I do agree that Chrysler and Jeep are making killer cars, they have become the most reliable and quality built american cars currently in production. However, they have given me a BRAND NEW Cherokee...
08-01-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,816
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

I COMPLETELY AGREE! My car is barely 4 years...

I COMPLETELY AGREE!

My car is barely 4 years old and it feels like it's falling apart left and right. The passenger's side window regulator is about to go out, the A/C compressor has a whine, my...
07-31-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,816
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

It's always cheaper to fix your current car than...

It's always cheaper to fix your current car than to buy a new one.

Those jeeps fall apart like the old Cadillacs of the 70's.

Just keep your car, every time a part is replaced on your ML, it...
07-04-2012, 10:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,017
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Don't take it the wrong way lol, I wasn't trying...

Don't take it the wrong way lol, I wasn't trying to sound angry, I just tend to capitalize the main words for those who skim over posts.
07-04-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,017
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

^^There is NO such thing as Brimbo or Alco...

^^There is NO such thing as Brimbo or Alco brakes.

The real brakes are BREMBO's and ALCON's.

Our OE brakes on the ML550 are made by Brembo.
06-28-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,017
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

The idea is great and would be a very EASY...

The idea is great and would be a very EASY upgrade, however, the issue is the parts. Very few ML63 parts are floating around the web and at salvage yards and the ones that do have them want as much...
06-26-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 17,115
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Nothing wrong with getting aftermarket replica...

Nothing wrong with getting aftermarket replica wheels, they won't be the best quality in the world(like HRE's or BBS forged barrels), but that isn't cheap junk. Fact is, they have got to meet or...
06-26-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 37,741
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

^^Different Chassis, R-class built on stretched...

^^Different Chassis, R-class built on stretched E-Class chassis. Only things I can use would be the compressor and the pump.
06-12-2012, 11:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 61,216
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Have the same problem, this might sound crazy but...

Have the same problem, this might sound crazy but it should work.

Put the vehicle in reverse and depress the parking brake fully, then get out of the car and go to the back of your ML and just...
05-25-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 844
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Ya'll need to update your pricing on your...

Ya'll need to update your pricing on your website.

I was set on getting a tune for my ML550 thinking it would be ~$500-600, but when I saw $1,095 on your website I decided against it.

I would...
05-25-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,519
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

The rear apron is $198.00 from most dealers. I...

The rear apron is $198.00 from most dealers. I have no idea why you were charged $600 for that.

They sell replica tips on Ebay for $100/pair.

I can't fathom spending $3,000 on such a small...
05-23-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,519
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

that better include mufflers for that price,...

that better include mufflers for that price, $1,600 is insanity.
05-19-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,387
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Uhm...Liqui Moly is available at ANY Napa Auto...

Uhm...Liqui Moly is available at ANY Napa Auto Parts in the USA. I have tried every form of this oil and it isn't anything special, it's literally like Mobil 1. I prefer Motul 8100-X-cess. That's...
04-27-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,318
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Doug, the maintenance on these cars isn't...

Doug,

the maintenance on these cars isn't cheap, but isn't outrageous either.

Brakes(includes labor @ independent shop & OEM mercedes parts off mercedespartscenter.com):

-Pads for the front...
04-24-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,487
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

what is this fad with black wheels? they remind...

what is this fad with black wheels? they remind me of steelies.

But two things, get a nice set of wheels and some better exhaust tips. Other than that it looks good.
04-24-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,487
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

How about some pics from those of you who have...

How about some pics from those of you who have installed these things.
04-23-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,805
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

where are you located? I know places here in...

where are you located?

I know places here in SoCal that will fix that for under $30.

I've had lots of wheel repair work done for my Audi(running multi-piece 20s).
04-22-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 31,863
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

^^Lol, then why the heck did you buy it in the...

^^Lol, then why the heck did you buy it in the first place? Clearly, it wasn't the car for you.

I have loved ALL the Mercedes models we have owned. However, the only complaints I have with my...
04-19-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 28,187
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

How about an update on those brabus springs?!?!?!?

How about an update on those brabus springs?!?!?!?
04-18-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 11,832
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Have the EXACT car and the SAME problems. My...

Have the EXACT car and the SAME problems.

My dealer fixed my rough shifts from 1st to 2nd(it was two broken clips that attach to the shift solenoids and the Torque converter).

However, now I...
04-16-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,384
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Uhm, how? The hood is actually fairly lightweight...

Uhm, how? The hood is actually fairly lightweight for its size.
04-12-2012, 11:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,539
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Absolutely, but finding someone with SDS in...

Absolutely, but finding someone with SDS in Developer Mode is way too difficult. Also, given that very few people have it and know much about it, it would be a trial and error kind of thing. I plan...
04-12-2012, 11:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,182
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

I agree if he/she was going to an independent...

I agree if he/she was going to an independent Mercedes mechanic, but this is standard dealer pricing.

Personally, I'm a complete cheap ass when it comes to this stuff, simply because I know what...
04-12-2012, 11:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,263
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Honestly, I have a BIG turbo in my Audi and it is...

Honestly, I have a BIG turbo in my Audi and it is recommended to allow the turbo to cool prior to shutting off the engine. However, instead of spending ~$500-600 on a turbo timer and going through...
04-12-2012, 11:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,613
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

That's what happens when a car manufacturer...

That's what happens when a car manufacturer budgets EVERYTHING. Whether it is finished or not, quality or cheap, it ends up on the car once the budget is used up.
04-12-2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,866
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Just for the record, this car looks horrid. ...

Just for the record, this car looks horrid.

It just goes to show, money can't buy taste.
04-11-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,182
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Well, the transmission service isn't cheap. When...

Well, the transmission service isn't cheap. When I bought my car a couple months ago, the dealership showed me the receipt from Calabasas Mercedes for doing the tranny service and it was $462.97. A...
04-10-2012, 09:05 PM
04-10-2012, 08:59 PM
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Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Do you want to sell the mufflers? lol

Do you want to sell the mufflers? lol
04-10-2012, 08:55 PM
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Views: 7,613
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

This is a very RARE problem and I have yet to see...

This is a very RARE problem and I have yet to see a member on here or any other forum post about this.

Don't worry about it, it would take a PUDDLE of water inside your tail lights to have any...
04-10-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,519
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Answered your questions in your thread.

Answered your questions in your thread.
04-10-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,725
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

They are living in La La Land, there is NO WAY to...

They are living in La La Land, there is NO WAY to gain 50+ Horsepower on the M273 5.5L V8 with JUST a chip. You'll gain more like 10-15HP and 20-25 ft lbs of torque.

If you want 430HP, you need to...
04-10-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,539
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Don't touch the car, leave it alone. The bumper...

Don't touch the car, leave it alone. The bumper just does NOT have the space to install DRL's.

You could however, wire the fog lights to come on with the DRL's.
04-08-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,589
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

I had the two center resonators replaced with...

I had the two center resonators replaced with Stainless Steel pipes. We don't have secondary cats so nothing we can do there to gain some performance or noise.

I deleted the resonators and it cost...
04-05-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,429
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Yes it was widespread to every model that has the...

Yes it was widespread to every model that has the 7GTronic. The issue with the transmission is that 1, it has too many gears and 2, it is made to be as smooth as possible.

The biggest issue we...
04-04-2012, 11:11 AM
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Views: 6,429
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Yes these problems were fixed eventually. ...

Yes these problems were fixed eventually.

What does it matter what other cars it was fitted to?

It was fitted to nearly every model Mercedes offered by 2008
04-03-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,429
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

The transmission can hold 1.5 times what it's...

The transmission can hold 1.5 times what it's making now.

These are STRONG transmissions and there isn't a chip or modification available for these cars that would push the limits of the trans.
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04-02-2012, 02:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,124
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Just so you know, I am not trying to ruin your...

Just so you know, I am not trying to ruin your sale, I'm just trying to enlighten you with the truth.

The ML550 came standard with the AMG sport pack, all of them had it. Second, the only option...
04-01-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,124
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Low mileage, but more like a base model.

Low mileage, but more like a base model.
03-28-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,519
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

^^He has a diesel and they will gain nearly...

^^He has a diesel and they will gain nearly TRIPLE to what we can get in our ML550's, so I'd definitely recommend a tune.

DO NOT EMAIL THE DEALER, they shouldn't know about you tuning the car. It...
03-27-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,217
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

^^I agree 100% regarding the fossil fuels. I...

^^I agree 100% regarding the fossil fuels.

I just can't see myself, even in the future, driving an all electric car. IMHO, if you take away the sound, rumble and feel of a gas engine you kill off...
03-26-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,217
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

To be honest, I'm a bit saddened by your decision...

To be honest, I'm a bit saddened by your decision there, but congratulations nonetheless.

I think Porsches are a bit of a ripoff for a 70 year design that has nothing but LEDs now.

However,...
03-25-2012, 11:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,217
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

If that happens, I'm converting this thing to run...

If that happens, I'm converting this thing to run on E85, I'm sure OEMTuning could help me with this. :)
03-21-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 965
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Yes, the dealer may charge an arm and a leg, but...

Yes, the dealer may charge an arm and a leg, but it would be brand new, never mounted and in OEM packaging.

I guess I'm being a cheap ass lol
03-21-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,746
Posted By AudiA4Turbo22

Are those cams strictly for the 55 engines? or...

Are those cams strictly for the 55 engines? or could they be used on the M273's?
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