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12-04-2011, 11:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 73,240
Posted By LIONHEAD

I don't own the car anymore but it was the shift...

I don't own the car anymore but it was the shift module. I had a mechanic friend fix it. Dealer did quote much more. You might ask ohlord for a better less expensive fix. :y
09-04-2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,385
Posted By LIONHEAD

Cylinder Misfire

Yesterday I was pulling out the '10 E350 and notice rough idle at start and then the check engine come on. Went this morning to Advanced Auto to get it scanned today and found code P0300...
06-23-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,219
Posted By LIONHEAD

Hey Marcus.....got your email. Clayton...

Hey Marcus.....got your email.

Clayton (Benz-O-Roma) and Zaddick is right on the money. Clayton provided some good insight on the 2nd and 3rd car's mismatch parts. Definitely get a PPI car or...
05-13-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,667
Posted By LIONHEAD

Hey Marcus, Good to see you're on...

Hey Marcus,

Good to see you're on here.....you mean something like this:

https://mbworld.org/forums/sl55-amg-sl63-amg-sl65-amg-r230/306852-m-g-photoshoot.html
04-27-2011, 03:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,346
Posted By LIONHEAD

So where are we going next....McDonalds....to see...

So where are we going next....McDonalds....to see grumpy Dave?:rolf::rolf::rolf:
04-25-2011, 11:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,346
Posted By LIONHEAD

Good to see you're still around Clayton!...

Good to see you're still around Clayton! Man...haven't really been on this forum for awhile. I was just looking through the forum and found this post.....LOL. I see you still have the E500 :y and you...
04-25-2011, 11:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,346
Posted By LIONHEAD

Hahaha...that was moi. :rolf: Me and ZX1100 was...

Hahaha...that was moi. :rolf: Me and ZX1100 was working on his Viper in the afternoon and so it was getting alittle late for lunch so we went to grab a quick bite to eat at the border around 3pm...
01-10-2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,335
Posted By LIONHEAD

Actually never received a check engine light or...

Actually never received a check engine light or any warning lights. When I spoke to my mechanic over the phone, he advised to use the scan tool even with no warning lights.
01-10-2011, 04:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,335
Posted By LIONHEAD

Thanks for the info! I just went to the local...

Thanks for the info! I just went to the local auto parts store to get my codes with the OBDII reader. The only code that came up is P0120 which is a TPS/Pedal sensor. I called my MB mechanic and...
01-10-2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,335
Posted By LIONHEAD

Tranny Limp Mode

This morning, my 2001 E320 4matic.....the tranny went into limp mode (Stuck in high gear) when I tried to accelerate. At the next light when I press the pedal, it barely moved until enough revs to...
Forum: W211 AMG
09-13-2010, 11:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,684
Posted By LIONHEAD

Got mine today. Thanks! :y

Got mine today. Thanks! :y
07-18-2010, 09:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 73,240
Posted By LIONHEAD

Got the code....P0705. I presume I need a new...

Got the code....P0705. I presume I need a new transmodule? Is this located under the shifter? TIA!
07-18-2010, 07:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 73,240
Posted By LIONHEAD

Thanks for the info. Charging the battery right...

Thanks for the info. Charging the battery right now.....it was low.

I did clean the interior before I tried to move the car this afternoon....used water in a spray bottle for the center console...
07-18-2010, 06:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 73,240
Posted By LIONHEAD

Won't shift back to Reverse or Park/Stuck in 1st gear

Went to move my '01 E320 4matic from the driveway this afternoon and these problems happened:

* Once I shift the gear lever pass Neutral, it won't shift back up to Reverse or Park. Stuck at...
05-12-2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 996
Posted By LIONHEAD

Car Wash = Car Gone Mad

So I was washing the W212 the other day and my door chime kept on going on and off.:confused::confused::confused:

Realized I had the key in my pocket and whenever I spray water over the door...
01-14-2010, 12:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,934
Posted By LIONHEAD

Nevada Jack.....good to see you're still around! ...

Nevada Jack.....good to see you're still around! I see you go through cars more than I do...:D

Just think it all started with the W211 (mod this.....mod that). :cool: Can't wait to see pics of...
01-04-2010, 05:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,673
Posted By LIONHEAD

Daum that's nice! :y

Daum that's nice! :y
01-04-2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,832
Posted By LIONHEAD

Very Nice! :y

Very Nice! :y
01-04-2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,083
Posted By LIONHEAD

I don't mind if they come on early but would like...

I don't mind if they come on early but would like to have that option to have it off it I want too while dusk or when I'm parked waiting inside the car. If not....no biggie.
01-04-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,083
Posted By LIONHEAD

Good question and should have mentioned it on my...

Good question and should have mentioned it on my original post but if the switch is either "Off" or "Auto" the headlight would automatically turn on during dusk when you "enable" daytime running...
01-04-2010, 03:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,083
Posted By LIONHEAD

LED Daytime Runners "Q"

Is there anyway to have the Daytime Running Lights on without the headlights automatically turning on at night? It seems when you "enable" the daytime runners, the headlights automatically turn on...
01-03-2010, 10:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,934
Posted By LIONHEAD

I also have a '05 Pathy with 85K miles and still...

I also have a '05 Pathy with 85K miles and still running strong also! It's my company car that I drive to work most of the time. Love it in deep snow!:y
01-03-2010, 10:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,934
Posted By LIONHEAD

Thanks! If I'm going to mod anything it would be...

Thanks! If I'm going to mod anything it would be the SL65 or the Jag. The E350 is mainly getting me through winter and snowy days so no modding. That's why I opted the V6 instead of going with a V8...
01-02-2010, 11:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,934
Posted By LIONHEAD

2010 E350 4Matic

Just picked up an '10 E350 4Matic. Went to my dealer and saw one I liked and just bought it today. Didn't even bother to check out other dealers. Black on Black with only P2 and AMG wheels. Only...
07-03-2009, 10:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,987
Posted By LIONHEAD

I just planted some cyber sod....is this...

I just planted some cyber sod....is this better....:D

http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii47/lionheadxkr/xkrmill1A.jpg
07-03-2009, 09:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,987
Posted By LIONHEAD

Yard comes last. :D Daum association takes our...

Yard comes last. :D Daum association takes our monthly dues and doesn't do crap except cut our front lawn.:X
07-03-2009, 09:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,987
Posted By LIONHEAD

Sorry...alittle OT but got my Milltek Exhaust...

Sorry...alittle OT but got my Milltek Exhaust installed today. Much Louder. Tips are bigger and now fills out the gap much more.

Pic with the new Milltek Exhaust:...
07-02-2009, 12:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,987
Posted By LIONHEAD

I think the SL55 would be a better fit for...

I think the SL55 would be a better fit for you...JMO. It'll feel more sporty in the cockpit as you sit lower. Plus it's smaller so it'll feel more nimble eventhough the SL55 is heavier. As for the...
07-02-2009, 09:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,987
Posted By LIONHEAD

I could be wrong but I think thats 508HP SAE...

I could be wrong but I think thats 508HP SAE corrected to the flywheel....not the rear wheels.
07-02-2009, 12:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,987
Posted By LIONHEAD

Funny you mention Milltek as I just ordered the...

Funny you mention Milltek as I just ordered the Milltek exhaust from a shop in England for my XKR and arrived today. Haven't installed it yet though. This is what it'll sound like: ...
07-01-2009, 11:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,987
Posted By LIONHEAD

Forgot to mention the SL has better overall...

Forgot to mention the SL has better overall quality IMO. Closing the door on the SL has a nice solid "Thud" and overall fit and finish and materials is better on the SL.
07-01-2009, 10:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,987
Posted By LIONHEAD

Clayton.....I have a 2008 XKR and 2006...

Clayton.....I have a 2008 XKR and 2006 SL65.....the XKR feels slow compared to the SL65. I do get alot more looks in the XKR though. The XKR feels big and more like a GT (although alittle shorter...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-24-2009, 09:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,396
Posted By LIONHEAD

It's the spoiler from the SL63s. They fit...

It's the spoiler from the SL63s. They fit perfectly. :y
Forum: W211 AMG
06-24-2009, 01:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,396
Posted By LIONHEAD

because of my crappy BB Bold camera and lighting,...

because of my crappy BB Bold camera and lighting, you can barely see the AMG here.
http://i679.photobucket.com/albums/vv160/chicago99/e3.jpg
Forum: W211 AMG
06-24-2009, 12:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,396
Posted By LIONHEAD

It did have the AMG badge on the right. Because...

It did have the AMG badge on the right. Because of my crappy BB Bold camera and lighting you can't see it. You can barely make out the AMG badge on the 1st pic.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-23-2009, 11:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,396
Posted By LIONHEAD

Here's the pics....I blurred the plates just in...

Here's the pics....I blurred the plates just in case not to offend the owner if he's on this forum. Looks like incandeschent brake lights and not LED that are standard on the E55.
...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-23-2009, 11:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,396
Posted By LIONHEAD

ok thanks...after looking at the pics I took it...

ok thanks...after looking at the pics I took it looks like the brake lights are incadescent bulbs not LED when on. Either the owner made such an effort to make it look like a non W211 E55 or it's a...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-23-2009, 11:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,396
Posted By LIONHEAD

Does Stock W211 E55 Come With Quad Exhaust?

Just curious does all W211 E55 AMG come with quad exhaust stock? I thought all W211 E55 AMG came with quad exhaust but today I saw a W211 with dual exhaust, solid 5 spoke (not split spoke) wheels...
06-05-2009, 11:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,312
Posted By LIONHEAD

Just get both! :D

Just get both! :D
04-07-2009, 01:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,949
Posted By LIONHEAD

Anyone know if 4matic is available in the U.S....

Anyone know if 4matic is available in the U.S. order bank yet? I was planning to get a C Class for my winter beater but now I'm leaning towards the W212 4matic instead. :y
03-20-2009, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,404
Posted By LIONHEAD

Got my car back yesterday and the codes were...

Got my car back yesterday and the codes were P2050-P2053, P2055-P2057, P2059, P205B. All Misfiring. No current codes and the car is running fine so there was no further action needed.
03-16-2009, 10:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,404
Posted By LIONHEAD

Definitely.....I have an oil change with the...

Definitely.....I have an oil change with the dealer on Thursday also so I'll have them check at the same time. Thanks!:y
03-16-2009, 05:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,404
Posted By LIONHEAD

Check engine light went off. Everything seems to...

Check engine light went off. Everything seems to be back to normal now.
03-16-2009, 04:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,404
Posted By LIONHEAD

It's just the SL63 spoiler.

It's just the SL63 spoiler.
03-16-2009, 02:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,404
Posted By LIONHEAD

Thanks Marcus for the info. I did fuel up...

Thanks Marcus for the info. I did fuel up yesterday morning and afterwards is when the problems happened. I made an appointment with the dealer for Thursday but I'm going to try to make it to a...
03-15-2009, 08:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,404
Posted By LIONHEAD

Thanks guys....my previous '04 E500 MAF failed...

Thanks guys....my previous '04 E500 MAF failed also and it seems like the same symptoms although the W211 was running rough all the time. The SL65 seems to idle fine now although an hour ago I tried...
03-15-2009, 05:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,404
Posted By LIONHEAD

Won't Turn Over, Rough Idle

I took my SL65 off storage yesterday and drove it yesterday and today but this afternoon the car would crank but wouldn't turn over. Seems it was starving for fuel? It finally cranked over but...
03-02-2009, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,137
Posted By LIONHEAD

Thanks guys.....right now I have the Sport as a...

Thanks guys.....right now I have the Sport as a loaner. I'll have to check out the Luxury at the dealer. Most likely I'll go with the Sport.
02-28-2009, 10:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,137
Posted By LIONHEAD

C300: Luxury vs. Sport

I assume the Luxury vs. Sport is only cosmetics or there is a difference in the suspension?
02-28-2009, 10:23 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 59,901
Posted By LIONHEAD

Car looks great. Might have to lower mine now...

Car looks great. Might have to lower mine now after seeing yours in person yesterday! :D
02-27-2009, 11:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 599
Posted By LIONHEAD

Discounts?

Hello Guys,

I need to replace my '01 E320 4matic soon and I'm seriously looking into a '09 C300 4matic Sport. It'll be my winter vehicle. I would like to wait until the W212 arrives in the Fall...
02-12-2009, 10:20 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 24,464
Posted By LIONHEAD

I would buy another E but not sure about the new...

I would buy another E but not sure about the new styling.
01-16-2009, 11:52 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 13,505
Posted By LIONHEAD

Not sure if this has been posted but here's the...

Not sure if this has been posted but here's the video from the Detriot Auto Show on the new E: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9i150zyrzv8
10-13-2008, 04:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,446
Posted By LIONHEAD

LOL...I was just kiddin around. :D Yes....I...

LOL...I was just kiddin around. :D Yes....I remember my parent's 300SD, 300E and their 560SEL. No tickets yet....knock on wood. Eventhough I think the Jag looks a tad better.....it can't beat the...
10-13-2008, 04:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,446
Posted By LIONHEAD

What about the E. :D

What about the E. :D
10-08-2008, 12:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,830
Posted By LIONHEAD

Ahh....Yes....I know what you mean. Although I...

Ahh....Yes....I know what you mean. Although I haven't heard about C.A.M. as I haven't been checking the CF as much since I sold the C5, my friend's Vette shop use to be a sponser on the CF. Well,...
10-07-2008, 11:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,830
Posted By LIONHEAD

LOL...No Doubt. I think I remember MattG telling...

LOL...No Doubt. I think I remember MattG telling me a couple of months ago they did shutdown if I remember correctly. When I use to attend the local CF gatherings, one of our guys had the Cartek...
10-03-2008, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 911
Posted By LIONHEAD

LoJack?

Just found out the previous owner of my SL65 installed LoJack. They advised it will be a $99 transfer fee if I want to continue the service. LoJack advised there is no monthly or annual fee but...
09-30-2008, 08:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,830
Posted By LIONHEAD

I see you had some work done by Cartek. I almost...

I see you had some work done by Cartek. I almost bought their Stage II Heads/Cam package for my previous C5 but ended up with A.R.E. H/C. Cartek does great work. :y
09-23-2008, 02:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,215
Posted By LIONHEAD

Search is my friend. :D Just get one......prices...

Search is my friend. :D Just get one......prices fall fairly quickly. I saved $65K buying used and it only had 2K miles on it. I would get the V12TT for the power but again maintenence are higher...
09-23-2008, 01:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,215
Posted By LIONHEAD

I have to thank you for leading me towards the...

I have to thank you for leading me towards the SL65 when you said:


:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D
09-23-2008, 01:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,215
Posted By LIONHEAD

A friend of mine had my E500 (I wanted to drive...

A friend of mine had my E500 (I wanted to drive his Vette for a day) when the E500 started to hesitate and died during idle and the car went to limp mode. He's a Corvette mechanic and so he checked...
09-23-2008, 01:45 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,936
Posted By LIONHEAD

At least they were nice enough to put the car on...

At least they were nice enough to put the car on blocks. :D Just kidding....that's just terrible.....sorry to see that! :X
09-23-2008, 01:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,215
Posted By LIONHEAD

Clayton.....Does my SOTP dyno worth anything?...

Clayton.....Does my SOTP dyno worth anything? :D:smash::beat:;):D:wwf::zoom::D:D:D
09-23-2008, 01:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,215
Posted By LIONHEAD

I had a failed MAF with my '04 E500 when I...

I had a failed MAF with my '04 E500 when I installed brand new K&N Filters. Figuring it would be oiled correctly from factory, I just installed them. Luckily the dealer relaced the MAF under...
09-20-2008, 12:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,387
Posted By LIONHEAD

From that angle it looks like a mini S. Is that...

From that angle it looks like a mini S. Is that LED Fog Lights a'la S6 or R32 GTR?
09-08-2008, 10:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,200
Posted By LIONHEAD

Nevada Jack always gets the newest toys. :y...

Nevada Jack always gets the newest toys. :y Jack.......Must be rough getting a new car every 2 months. :p: :D :D
09-08-2008, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,343
Posted By LIONHEAD

Sweet! :D:D:D

Sweet! :D:D:D
09-02-2008, 02:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,200
Posted By LIONHEAD

Congrats Jack! Just saw your post....looks...

Congrats Jack! Just saw your post....looks great! Got my R230 (SL65) in June and it's a blast to drive. First W211 then the W221,X164, R230....what's next for ya...the C199. :D:y
08-25-2008, 09:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,476
Posted By LIONHEAD

Good to see you're still around HONAH. Bought...

Good to see you're still around HONAH. Bought the SL65 in early June. It's an '06 with less than 2,000 miles when I bought it. With the V12 Biturbo and convertible factor, the XKR sits in the...
08-21-2008, 02:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,476
Posted By LIONHEAD

Is that a Hyundai Sonata from the back? :D ...

Is that a Hyundai Sonata from the back? :D
http://www.hyundaiforum.com/models/sonata/images/2006-Hyundai-Sonata-2.jpg

Hopefully it will look better in person. :y
08-13-2008, 04:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 638
Posted By LIONHEAD

https://mbworld.org/forums/showthread.php?t=249682...

https://mbworld.org/forums/showthread.php?t=249682

Look down at Marcus Frost post for part no. I believe list is around $540. You might be able to ask for a discount if you know your dealer...
08-07-2008, 11:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By LIONHEAD

Thanks guys.....off to the dealer tomorrow...

Thanks guys.....off to the dealer tomorrow morning. Hopefully it's just the o-ring and nothing more.
08-07-2008, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By LIONHEAD

Tranny Leak Q

Looks like I'm leaking tranny fluid (pink). After calling the dealer they said it's probably just an O-Ring needs replacement located by some electronics and it's an easy 1/2 hour fix. Looking at...
08-07-2008, 01:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,206
Posted By LIONHEAD

CynCarvin32....I remembered my W211, W210 or W220...

CynCarvin32....I remembered my W211, W210 or W220 to be nothing close to $700 for service B. I do understand a hi performance car will cost more but not sure if $700 was too high to pay for service B...
08-06-2008, 07:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,206
Posted By LIONHEAD

Service A/B Pricing Question for SL65

Just planning ahead as my SL65 doesn't need service anytime soon but calling a couple of dealers and found a wide range of pricing.

Service A: $260-$350

Service B: $330-$700

I don't mind...
08-04-2008, 12:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 996
Posted By LIONHEAD

Thanks jeffreyy for the info. I don't think I've...

Thanks jeffreyy for the info. I don't think I've hit any potholes....at least that I remember of. I'll stop by the dealer this week to have them take a look at it.
08-03-2008, 09:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 996
Posted By LIONHEAD

Funny you mentioned it.....I actually brought it...

Funny you mentioned it.....I actually brought it to my buddy who's the manager at Discount Tire near me and he checked out the pressure and found everything was to specs and no nails but I'm still...
08-03-2008, 08:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 996
Posted By LIONHEAD

TPMS Question

This weekend when I turn off the engine on the SL65 the TPMS indicator symbol is shown on the dash display under the speedo and under the tach the display says "Please Rectify Tire Pressure". It...
08-01-2008, 04:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,101
Posted By LIONHEAD

Sweet ride. Love the color...reminds me of my...

Sweet ride. Love the color...reminds me of my tectite grey W211 but deeper and nicer. Beautiful car!
08-01-2008, 03:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,495
Posted By LIONHEAD

Thanks EXECMALIBU for the pic....looks great! ...

Thanks EXECMALIBU for the pic....looks great! BTW...do you have any pics from the rear. Also how long did it take to get the spoiler from the dealer? I've been waiting about a month now....just...
07-28-2008, 12:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,495
Posted By LIONHEAD

That's good news. I guess my dealer has no pull...

That's good news. I guess my dealer has no pull as I've ordered early this month and they are telling me it won't arrive until early August. Post some pics if you have some time! :y
07-25-2008, 01:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,495
Posted By LIONHEAD

Marcus.....I just heard from Chris T. about your...

Marcus.....I just heard from Chris T. about your brother. Sorry to hear that....my condolences to you and your family.
07-15-2008, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,240
Posted By LIONHEAD

Thanks Skylaw......thought it would be a fairly...

Thanks Skylaw......thought it would be a fairly easy DYI but I think I'll just have the dealer replace it.
07-14-2008, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,240
Posted By LIONHEAD

How to replace seat trim piece?

Can someone advise how to remove this plastic trim piece on the driver's seat. TIA!

http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh211/lionheadxkr08/s500-2.jpg
07-10-2008, 02:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,495
Posted By LIONHEAD

Thanks Marcus.

Thanks Marcus.
06-24-2008, 01:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,495
Posted By LIONHEAD

Thanks Marcus. The part # would be great. Any...

Thanks Marcus. The part # would be great. Any part no. with any color code will due as I will still have to sand and repaint to Pewter as there is no Pewter for '09.

Thanks!
Tom
06-24-2008, 09:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,495
Posted By LIONHEAD

Thanks guys. I'll probably give it a try and...

Thanks guys. I'll probably give it a try and order it.

MercedesFTW: I use to go to Autohaus but lately I've been bringing the cars to St. Charles for service.
06-23-2008, 06:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,495
Posted By LIONHEAD

'09 SL Spoiler

Does anyone know that the '09 trunk lid spoiler will fit on the pre '09 R230s ('06 SL65)? My dealer said it would be a special order and therefore I can't return if it doesn't fit. Any info would...
06-21-2008, 02:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 962
Posted By LIONHEAD

Couple weeks ago I bought an '06 SL65 with no...

Couple weeks ago I bought an '06 SL65 with no Pano or Distronic. Paid $112K. It had 1,200 miles.
06-10-2008, 03:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,650
Posted By LIONHEAD

Wow...that is badazz! Congrats!!!! Love the...

Wow...that is badazz! Congrats!!!! Love the black roof too. :bow:
06-10-2008, 03:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,550
Posted By LIONHEAD

Clayton.....You did the Pano Roof Look. :eek: ...

Clayton.....You did the Pano Roof Look. :eek: Sweet! :cool: Can't wait to see it....gonna look baddazz!:y:y:y
06-10-2008, 10:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,550
Posted By LIONHEAD

Whaaatttzzupp Jeff! How's your Lakers doing. :D ...

Whaaatttzzupp Jeff! How's your Lakers doing. :D At least it's still early in the series. :y I think it's time for you to get the SLR. :zoom:

Here's some pics of the SL65...
06-09-2008, 04:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,177
Posted By LIONHEAD

Thanks Marcus. I'll let you know if I need the...

Thanks Marcus. I'll let you know if I need the part #. I know a couple of parts guys at St. Charles and Loeber I'll ask them first. I had the clear side markers on my W211 and thought it looks ok...
06-09-2008, 10:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,177
Posted By LIONHEAD

Thanks!

Thanks!
06-08-2008, 12:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,177
Posted By LIONHEAD

Clear Side Markers/Hi Flo Filters?

Just picked up a '06 SL65 yesterday with 1,200 miles. I would like to get the clear side markers and high flow air filters. I saw some clear side markers on ebay for SL55....will they fit on the...
06-07-2008, 08:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,550
Posted By LIONHEAD

Heroin is too old school...hahaha. It was...

Heroin is too old school...hahaha. It was $112K+$8K sales tax = $120K. I just couldn't believe it's an '06 with only 1,200 miles. It still has 3.5 years of factory warranty. Previous owner never...
06-07-2008, 08:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,550
Posted By LIONHEAD

Me sorry! :p: Off and on rains here in Chicago...

Me sorry! :p: Off and on rains here in Chicago so it's in the garage for now....here's some quick pics....I'll take more tomorrow outside. Sorry to hijack your thread!:smash: Good to see you guys...
06-07-2008, 06:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,550
Posted By LIONHEAD

Sweet....can't wait to see the conversion! Good...

Sweet....can't wait to see the conversion! Good to see you guys are still around. I just picked up a 2006 SL65 AMG this afternoon. Pewter with only 1,200 miles.

Jeff....it's your turn for an...
05-11-2008, 04:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,631
Posted By LIONHEAD

Hello rodbuster....I know what you mean about the...

Hello rodbuster....I know what you mean about the salespeople not knowing about the V12s. I've been to LM O'Hare and Downers Grove before. The Downers Grove when I was there was like hearding...
05-10-2008, 04:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,631
Posted By LIONHEAD

Thanks Addicted2Speed. I did purchase the MB...

Thanks Addicted2Speed. I did purchase the MB extended warranty on my '04 W211 E500 within the first year but because the used SL65s I'm looking at are passed the 1 year mark, I think I have to look...
05-10-2008, 04:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,631
Posted By LIONHEAD

Thanks! So far the XKR has been great. With a...

Thanks! So far the XKR has been great. With a Supercharger Pulley, Chip and Exhaust you're close to 500HP.

Link: http://youtube.com/watch?v=BWNzx5LfmEg

The 2009 500HP XKR should be here end of...
05-10-2008, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,171
Posted By LIONHEAD

I really like the XKR but I would like to add a...

I really like the XKR but I would like to add a Vert to the stable and looking at a used SL65 or SL600.
05-10-2008, 09:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,631
Posted By LIONHEAD

Thanks guys.....I was able to contact my MB...

Thanks guys.....I was able to contact my MB dealer and they does provide extended warranty on the SL65s for a reasonable price. Thanks again.
05-10-2008, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,171
Posted By LIONHEAD

Capri Blue?

Does anyone have pics of Capri Blue SL65 or SL55 that you can post? Thanks!
05-09-2008, 08:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,271
Posted By LIONHEAD

I think that's your next mod! :y BTW...where...

I think that's your next mod! :y

BTW...where can I buy a flame suit? :D
05-09-2008, 07:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,631
Posted By LIONHEAD

SL65 Extended Warranty?

I'm looking at a used SL65 but the factory warranty is almost up. Looks like some extended warranty companies won't touch the AMG cars (ie. cars direct). Because I'm not the 1st owner, I don't...
04-30-2008, 11:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,667
Posted By LIONHEAD

Thanks guys. Not sure why this guy told me this...

Thanks guys. Not sure why this guy told me this so I called my dealer's foreman that I've known for 10 years and he assured me that the SL600 doesn't have that oil leak problem. In fact he would...
04-30-2008, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,667
Posted By LIONHEAD

SL600 Question

I'm looking at either an '05-'06 SL600. I was told that the V12s are prone to oil leaks and replacing the gasket costs thousands (labor entensive) and to get a SL55 instead. Has anyone had this...
04-04-2008, 08:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,268
Posted By LIONHEAD

"The seller shall not be responsible for the...

"The seller shall not be responsible for the correct description, authenticity, genuineness, or defects herein, and makes no warranty in connection therewith."...
04-04-2008, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,024
Posted By LIONHEAD

Leather Replacement?

I'm looking at a '04 SL600 with 19K miles and the driver's side leather seemed alittle worned and would like to replace it. It's normal wear and tear but still would like to replace it if I purchase...
04-03-2008, 02:24 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 188,117
Posted By LIONHEAD

Good writeup. :y Where can I get those blue...

Good writeup. :y

Where can I get those blue gloves? :D
03-27-2008, 08:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,249
Posted By LIONHEAD

After a month the air compressor noise came back...

After a month the air compressor noise came back this week. Dropped it off at the dealer yesterday and they said the new air pump is malfunctioning. Must have been a bad air pump from the get go....
03-27-2008, 06:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 854
Posted By LIONHEAD

Buzzing/Rattling Noise

During startup I hear this rattling/buzzing noise coming from the front passenger side. After warming up for alittle while it goes away. Kind of annoying. Anyone know what it is? Dealer can't...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-27-2008, 04:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,104
Posted By LIONHEAD

My first impressions of Tata owning Jag and Land...

My first impressions of Tata owning Jag and Land Rover wasn't very good but after thinking about Ford being a cash strap company and Tata financially solid, it might be a good thing if Tata puts more...
03-17-2008, 10:31 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 22,916
Posted By LIONHEAD

Perhaps.....but I'm thinking it's the oil in the...

Perhaps.....but I'm thinking it's the oil in the K&N: https://mbworld.org/forums/showthread.php?t=116011&highlight=maf

I remember with my C5 I had K&N with stock airbox cutouts with no problems...
03-16-2008, 08:33 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 22,916
Posted By LIONHEAD

Green Filters were less oily than the K&N. I...

Green Filters were less oily than the K&N. I think there is a cleaner kit out there for the Green Filters. Someone might be able to chime in on how the cleaner kit worked out but for me I just...
03-16-2008, 06:45 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 22,916
Posted By LIONHEAD

If you're going aftermarket becareful of K&N for...

If you're going aftermarket becareful of K&N for the W211. I bought a pair of new K&N for my previous '04 E500 and afterwards the MAF went bad. The oil they put on the filters sucked into the MAF...
03-16-2008, 06:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,429
Posted By LIONHEAD

I know Jeff (W211 Ryda) is also considering the...

I know Jeff (W211 Ryda) is also considering the GP. You might want to PM him. :y
03-06-2008, 11:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 887
Posted By LIONHEAD

Where's W211 Ryda? I'm suprised he hasn't posted...

Where's W211 Ryda? I'm suprised he hasn't posted yet. :D
02-20-2008, 02:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,249
Posted By LIONHEAD

Thanks guys. I ended up paying $600 + tax. Going...

Thanks guys. I ended up paying $600 + tax. Going to pick up the car tomorrow morning. :)
02-19-2008, 01:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,249
Posted By LIONHEAD

Wow...I see the problem. Thanks for the pic. I...

Wow...I see the problem. Thanks for the pic. I decided to call 3 other dealers in my area and they are quoting $700-$780 (both front struts repair). Probably this is the going rate in my area. ...
02-19-2008, 01:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,249
Posted By LIONHEAD

Thanks for the info rccmerc. I'm going to see if...

Thanks for the info rccmerc. I'm going to see if they can lower the price somewhat. The extended warranty (not Mercedes) is covering the airmatic pump but not the air leak on the struts. Just...
02-19-2008, 11:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,249
Posted By LIONHEAD

Strut Air Leak Repair "Q"

My dealer is asking for $700 for the repair kit including labor to fix the air leak on the struts. Just seeing if this price is about right.

Thanks!
02-07-2008, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 900
Posted By LIONHEAD

I've had Corsa Indy catback exhaust for my Vette...

I've had Corsa Indy catback exhaust for my Vette before and it was great with no resonance or droning during highway speeds. Didn't know they made them for MBs though? :nix:
02-07-2008, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,987
Posted By LIONHEAD

I've also Dynojet and Dynapack...

I've also Dynojet and Dynapack Dynamometer(before/after stage II heads/cam) on my Vette before. I remember it was 20% parasitic loss for the A4. I wonder what the % loss for the MB. I'm sure they...
01-25-2008, 12:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,408
Posted By LIONHEAD

LOL. All you really need is a Turbonator, Type R...

LOL. All you really need is a Turbonator, Type R and Greddy stickers and Coffee Can Exhaust and you will easily surpass the power generated by the flux capacitor. :y
01-25-2008, 12:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 937
Posted By LIONHEAD

hahaha....actually it's a Jaguar. The Jaguar...

hahaha....actually it's a Jaguar. The Jaguar dealer that I bought the XKR gave it as a gift. It's guarding my front door. I guess it's the equivalent of Mercedes giving me the free MB blanket when I...
01-24-2008, 04:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 937
Posted By LIONHEAD

**sold**

**sold**
Forum: Classifieds
01-24-2008, 04:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 527
Posted By LIONHEAD

Sold!

Sold!
Forum: Classifieds
01-24-2008, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 527
Posted By LIONHEAD

FS: Sprint Booster

Taken off my '04 E500 before I sold the car. Not sure if it will work with other MBs so you will need to double check. I bought it new from slkfans on the forum. Price is $200 shipped within the...
01-24-2008, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 937
Posted By LIONHEAD

Price lowered to $200 shipped within the...

Price lowered to $200 shipped within the Continental U.S. (ground shipping).

In case anyone wants to know about Sprint Booster:...
01-23-2008, 10:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,408
Posted By LIONHEAD

Haha..Thanks man! I actually had a '04 SL600TT...

Haha..Thanks man! I actually had a '04 SL600TT (AMG is the SL65) for a couple of days this past summer and that's a sweet ride. The convertible hardtop was fantastic and a work of art opening and...
01-23-2008, 10:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,408
Posted By LIONHEAD

Hey Jeff. Thanks! It's freezing here in...

Hey Jeff. Thanks! It's freezing here in Chi-Town. The S5 was just too long of a wait so I pulled my order and picked up a XKR. Plus the more I waited the more I got bord of the S5 (still a great...
01-23-2008, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 937
Posted By LIONHEAD

Sprint Booster (Non AMG) For Sale

I have a Sprint Booster for sale taken off my '04 E500 before I sold it. I was hoping it would fit my '08 XKR but it looks like it won't so it's for sale. $225 shipped within the Continental U.S....
01-23-2008, 12:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,408
Posted By LIONHEAD

Sorry to hear that. Why don't you get a slightly...

Sorry to hear that. Why don't you get a slightly used E55!:D More potential with mods with the SC. Did you get rid of your R500?
01-09-2008, 01:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,942
Posted By LIONHEAD

I've had the same problem and even creaking of...

I've had the same problem and even creaking of the pano while backing up the driveway. Had the dealer checked it and all they could do was tighten the pano but still the same. Just have to live...
01-08-2008, 10:22 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,723
Posted By LIONHEAD

Mine was the first year of the 7G and the...

Mine was the first year of the 7G and the hesistation was very noticeable at a crawl. Three dealers said there is nothing they can do as that's the way it was designed. I would reset the ECU...
01-08-2008, 08:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,274
Posted By LIONHEAD

At least they have one sale in 2008 from me. :D

At least they have one sale in 2008 from me. :D
12-24-2007, 10:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,516
Posted By LIONHEAD

Thanks Guys.....I'm going to have to bring it in...

Thanks Guys.....I'm going to have to bring it in on Wednesday after Christmas. Has anyone had this covered by extended warranty before the pump failed? I'm afraid my extended warranty might say if...
12-20-2007, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,516
Posted By LIONHEAD

This morning when I tried it was still making...

This morning when I tried it was still making that grinding noise but I was about to stop at the dealer and now the sound is gone and the car does raise and lower like normal. Weird! I'll just have...
12-20-2007, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,516
Posted By LIONHEAD

The car seems to be level and the grinding noise...

The car seems to be level and the grinding noise does stop after it reaches the top or back down but before this noise....I remember last night pressing the raise button and on the display the...
12-19-2007, 11:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,516
Posted By LIONHEAD

Air Suspension Motor Noise

Has anyone had this grinding noise from the air suspension motor when you raise or lower the car? The car seems to raise and lower though but sounds like a Air Compressor. Anyone know what could be...
11-21-2007, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 802
Posted By LIONHEAD

Should have updated this morning but they are...

Should have updated this morning but they are sold.
11-20-2007, 05:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 802
Posted By LIONHEAD

Anyone looking for Aluminum Door Pins?

Last of the remaining item that I have left from my previous E500. Used Aluminum Door Pins with MB Logo. Some scratches from the bottom half of the stem most likely from the up and down action but...
11-14-2007, 12:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 815
Posted By LIONHEAD

Wheels/Tires and Mats are sold. OEM Door...

Wheels/Tires and Mats are sold.

OEM Door Sills still available (free). Anyone want them let me know!
11-11-2007, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 815
Posted By LIONHEAD

Chicago: Anyone looking for....

Selling some left over items I still have from my previous E500. Prefer local pickup for now (Chicago western burbs). Anyone in the Chicagoland area intersted in the following items, please email...
11-08-2007, 05:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 562
Posted By LIONHEAD

Chicago: Anyone want Clear Side Marker (03-06)?

Sold my E500 and took off the clear side markers. Anyone in the Chicagoland area who want them it's free. Does not come with bulb. They look like this: ...
10-25-2007, 07:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,621
Posted By LIONHEAD

Daum.....hope everything is ok Jeff!...

Daum.....hope everything is ok Jeff! Also.....those who live there! Keep us posted. :y
10-18-2007, 11:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,032
Posted By LIONHEAD

I like your big wheel HonaH. :D ...

I like your big wheel HonaH. :D

http://i213.photobucket.com/albums/cc121/honah1/honah.jpg
10-18-2007, 10:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,032
Posted By LIONHEAD

HonaH....good to see you're still around. ...

HonaH....good to see you're still around. :wootrock: Hows the W211 running? :zoom:
10-16-2007, 02:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,032
Posted By LIONHEAD

The S5s are ok I guess....lol. The S5 demos are...

The S5s are ok I guess....lol. The S5 demos are out at dealers to test drive. I went to test drive one this past Saturday. Right now I'm trying to see if any dealer will give a discount as all the...
10-15-2007, 03:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,032
Posted By LIONHEAD

Hey Jeff! Yeah....its time to let go of the...

Hey Jeff! Yeah....its time to let go of the W211. Been a great ride since I bought it but time to get something different. Ordering the Audi S5 this week...hopefully it will be as enjoyable as the...
10-15-2007, 02:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,032
Posted By LIONHEAD

Uhhh ohhhh....that's going to be a problem. :p: ...

Uhhh ohhhh....that's going to be a problem. :p:
http://i240.photobucket.com/albums/ff45/minisiggie/MinnieEsiggie1a.jpg
10-15-2007, 02:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,032
Posted By LIONHEAD

Paging W211_Ryda

Your car is riding too high in your sig....I slammed it for ya. :D
http://i240.photobucket.com/albums/ff45/minisiggie/MinnieEsiggie1.jpg
10-14-2007, 07:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,704
Posted By LIONHEAD

Daum....your GL looks great Nevada Jack! The...

Daum....your GL looks great Nevada Jack! The white stitching inside is a real nice touch! I'm about to order an Audi S5 as I'm about to sell my E500 to my friend in Phoenix. Hopefully the Audi...
10-14-2007, 03:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,704
Posted By LIONHEAD

I see Nevada Jack has the mod bug. :y I'm going...

I see Nevada Jack has the mod bug. :y I'm going to try to visit Jerry this Thursday or Friday....I can ask him the status at that time if you want me too.
10-06-2007, 11:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,324
Posted By LIONHEAD

Looks Great!:cool:

Looks Great!:cool:
06-15-2007, 05:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 748
Posted By LIONHEAD

'04 SL600 "Q"s....

Greetings,

I am looking into an '04 SL600 with 20K miles but have a few questions. Not a fan of the 1st gen Nav (same as my '02 S500). Has anyone upgrade their Nav to an Aftermarket In Dash Nav...
04-24-2007, 10:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,078
Posted By LIONHEAD

Sweet...The '07s might be a steal right now as...

Sweet...The '07s might be a steal right now as rumors are the '08s will have the LS7 Heads from the Z06 and bump the base to 435-450HP. If your looking for some easy mods, I would start with an Air...
04-19-2007, 10:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,121
Posted By LIONHEAD

I would keep the C6. :y Do you have an...

I would keep the C6. :y

Do you have an Arctic White C6?
03-13-2007, 07:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,405
Posted By LIONHEAD

Looks good! :y I agree with Benz-O-Roma to lower...

Looks good! :y I agree with Benz-O-Roma to lower it. I just got my rears dropped another inch today at the shop with Star Diagnostics....quick and easy...took 5 minutes.
03-06-2007, 10:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,750
Posted By LIONHEAD

HAHA....welcome to Chicago Sports. The McCaskys...

HAHA....welcome to Chicago Sports. The McCaskys has always been looked upon as being "Cheap". You were probably too young then but the '85 team should have won more championships but they let go a...
03-06-2007, 10:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,330
Posted By LIONHEAD

Off Topic to your Off Topic...where you heading...

Off Topic to your Off Topic...where you heading to Hooters? :eek::eek:
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By LIONHEAD

It's a balmy 35 degrees here today! :D

It's a balmy 35 degrees here today! :D
03-04-2007, 11:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,282
Posted By LIONHEAD

Here's another alternative for aftermarket...

Here's another alternative for aftermarket catback exhaust from CALBenzo.

https://mbworld.org/forums/showthread.php?t=77030&highlight=exhaust
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By LIONHEAD

I had aftermarket Chrome wheels on my Vette and...

I had aftermarket Chrome wheels on my Vette and it started to peel/flake in 3 years. Maybe MB Factory Chrome will be better quality.

Nevada Jack going for "Bling Bling". :y I like it!:D
03-04-2007, 09:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,750
Posted By LIONHEAD

Yikes! Hope you can get it to work. Maybe you...

Yikes! Hope you can get it to work. Maybe you want to email Steve (MBenzNL) to see he's going to make a trip to Chicago this year to help you out if you can't get it to work! :zoom:
02-15-2007, 10:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,063
Posted By LIONHEAD

Copy Cat! Oh wait...I copied you. :D ...

Copy Cat! Oh wait...I copied you. :D


Looking nice! :y
01-29-2007, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,088
Posted By LIONHEAD

The rings are the same double sided tape. Those...

The rings are the same double sided tape. Those prices on Ebay are really good. Hope the quality is decent. BTW...when I was at the dealer today, they said Michael Jordan's Silver/Red Interior SLR...
01-28-2007, 10:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,088
Posted By LIONHEAD

I assume you must have Pano roof? I had the same...

I assume you must have Pano roof? I had the same problem where one the covers for the bike rack that flips open broke off and they had to replace it.

The CDI was nice. Had one as a loaner...
01-28-2007, 08:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,088
Posted By LIONHEAD

Thanks for the info! I'm replacing the knob with...

Thanks for the info! I'm replacing the knob with the boot so once it's taken apart, I'll figure out how to get knob/boot off. My revised knob should arrive from Thailand soon.

I wanted a ML or...
01-27-2007, 03:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,537
Posted By LIONHEAD

Congrats! Looks great. You should take a pic of...

Congrats! Looks great. You should take a pic of the Pano from the inside. I like how it stretches all the way back of the car.:y
01-27-2007, 03:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,088
Posted By LIONHEAD

How to remove the shift knob?

For the W211?

Is this video the same for the W211: http://www.mercedestechstore.com/w203infoaccess/100kbps_consola.wmv

Thanks!
01-25-2007, 12:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,589
Posted By LIONHEAD

Hey Jeff....thanks again for the installation...

Hey Jeff....thanks again for the installation tips on the HID foggies. I'll try to take some pics tomorrow night as I have to bring the car in on Friday for Service B.

I just hope the Bears D...
01-24-2007, 09:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,589
Posted By LIONHEAD

Just PM ya.

Just PM ya.
01-23-2007, 11:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,089
Posted By LIONHEAD

W211 uses D2S for the OEM Bi-Xenon. I bought...

W211 uses D2S for the OEM Bi-Xenon.

I bought mine (Philips)from suvlights.com
You might want to do a search to find other website for better prices.
01-23-2007, 08:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,589
Posted By LIONHEAD

Check your PM. :y

Check your PM. :y
01-23-2007, 08:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,589
Posted By LIONHEAD

I also have the OEM Bi-Xenon and I just upgraded...

I also have the OEM Bi-Xenon and I just upgraded the bulb to the Philips 6000k bulbs. The kit I bought was the HID Foglights.

Good prediction. Just like a true Superfan.:D

I say, Bears...
01-23-2007, 08:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,589
Posted By LIONHEAD

Sorry...I was in a deposition all day today and...

Sorry...I was in a deposition all day today and just got home. Not sure if I was clear in my previous posts but I bought the HID Foglights. My HID headlights are OEM that came with the car. If you...
01-22-2007, 06:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,589
Posted By LIONHEAD

Had them installed this morning. Haven't tried...

Had them installed this morning. Haven't tried them at night yet but overall I'm happy with them. BTW...there is no flickering when startup as some kits has. This is the V3 Kit from Carlabs.
...
01-21-2007, 10:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,589
Posted By LIONHEAD

There was a mixup on the kit and Darwin at...

There was a mixup on the kit and Darwin at Carlabs was very professional and corrected it ASAP last week. I'm planning to get it installed sometime this week. I'll keep you updated.
01-15-2007, 03:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 704
Posted By LIONHEAD

Microfiber Towels

I found some big, thick, and soft microfiber towels that I've never seen before when I was at formymercedes the other day. These are awesome! Thought I'd pass it along to my W211 brotherins.....
...
01-15-2007, 03:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,517
Posted By LIONHEAD

I've also tried those microfiber towels and was...

I've also tried those microfiber towels and was very impressed also. I also posted on the detailing section. Jerry is giving a 10% discount on his microfiber products if anyone is interested with a...
01-15-2007, 03:07 PM
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Posted By LIONHEAD

New Microfiber Towels I just tried!

I was at formymercedes the other day to pick up some parts I ordered and Jerry showed me his new microfiber towels that he had custom made and distributes to Duragloss. He said these are not found at...
01-12-2007, 06:08 PM
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Views: 3,362
Posted By LIONHEAD

Very Nice...Congrats!

Very Nice...Congrats!
01-12-2007, 06:07 PM
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Views: 3,589
Posted By LIONHEAD

If you're interested in the Carlabs Kit, I'll let...

If you're interested in the Carlabs Kit, I'll let you know next week how I like them as I ordered the Carlabs HID Foglight Kit.
01-10-2007, 06:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,043
Posted By LIONHEAD

Time to Twin Turbo it. :D Congrats!:y

Time to Twin Turbo it. :D

Congrats!:y
12-31-2006, 01:07 AM
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Views: 681
Posted By LIONHEAD

Not sure about the price but I had a Saks 5th...

Not sure about the price but I had a Saks 5th Ave Edition as a loaner and I really love the Pano Roof on the R Class. Hope you get one....good luck! :y
12-29-2006, 10:09 PM
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Views: 1,741
Posted By LIONHEAD

Good to hear from ya! My fleet is getting old. I...

Good to hear from ya! My fleet is getting old. I was about to trade in my W211 a few months ago for a 2007 BMW 650I but backed out. Haven't been lurking the MB forum during that time and it seems...
12-29-2006, 10:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,726
Posted By LIONHEAD

Daum...that looks really classy. Congrats! I...

Daum...that looks really classy. Congrats! I would assume the Black with Cognac Leather would look sweet also.
12-29-2006, 07:45 PM
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Views: 1,741
Posted By LIONHEAD

Congrats Nevada Jack!:y

Congrats Nevada Jack!:y
12-18-2006, 09:48 AM
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Views: 706
Posted By LIONHEAD

Thanks....I'll check them out. They are very...

Thanks....I'll check them out. They are very reasonably priced!

Anyone with the Carlab kit? Any problems with their kit such as error codes or flickering of the fog lights when turned on?
...
12-17-2006, 10:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 982
Posted By LIONHEAD

I've heard this leads to SBS malfunction, crack...

I've heard this leads to SBS malfunction, crack block, and blown head gasket.....Time to trade-In.

Just kidding. :D
12-17-2006, 09:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 706
Posted By LIONHEAD

HID Fog Light Kit Question

I've read some kits have the flickering problem when turned on and also error message (not reading the correct voltage?). Any kits out there that doesn't have this problem?

Thanks!
12-16-2006, 12:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,815
Posted By LIONHEAD

Installed them today and I like them. Now...

Installed them today and I like them.

Now the PIAA city bulbs to match the stock HID is now too yellow. The Hoen fogs are also too light. Those who have the 6000K, what city bulbs and fogs did...
12-15-2006, 03:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,815
Posted By LIONHEAD

Thanks!:y Car is still at the dealer for...

Thanks!:y

Car is still at the dealer for service. Hopefully it will be ready by tomorrow.
12-14-2006, 11:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,815
Posted By LIONHEAD

Yikes....I used the "Search" on this board and...

Yikes....I used the "Search" on this board and that's why I went with suvlights. I guess I should have research more but they do look authentic and they seemed to be honest. We'll report after the...
12-14-2006, 11:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,815
Posted By LIONHEAD

Watch after the install and turn them on they...

Watch after the install and turn them on they turn "pink". :X :D
12-14-2006, 08:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,815
Posted By LIONHEAD

Thanks for taking the time to check! Mine...

Thanks for taking the time to check! Mine shipped in these plastic canisters with no markings (see below). It does have the purple pole eventhough it looks blue in the pic. I bought them from...
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