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06-05-2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,329
Posted By zcct04

Don't know if SCCA SOLO rules will let you swap...

Don't know if SCCA SOLO rules will let you swap OEM wheels from other Mercedes, but the 18" E63 wheels from a W212 are a perfect fit. They are 9x18 ET37 up front and 9.5x18 ET52 in back. That allowed...
05-27-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 951
Posted By zcct04

link is truncated, doesn't work.

link is truncated, doesn't work.
05-12-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,471
Posted By zcct04

Dealer just quoted me over $800 for spark plug...

Dealer just quoted me over $800 for spark plug change. :eek: Is there anything unusual about the labor or particularly expensive about the OEM plugs?
05-12-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,638
Posted By zcct04

:popcorn:

:popcorn:
05-05-2019, 12:35 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,638
Posted By zcct04

I contacted MBUSA Customer Service to express my...

I contacted MBUSA Customer Service to express my concern re my 2012 Gulf Coast car's airbags, and got this response:

Thank you for your contact to the Customer Assistance Center.

Please be...
04-28-2019, 12:03 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,638
Posted By zcct04

You can check status on your vehicle here, using...

You can check status on your vehicle here, using VIN or license plate number: https://www.airbagrecall.com/en/check-your-vehicle

For my 2012 C63, status is Recall INCOMPLETE. Remedy not yet...
03-11-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 628
Posted By zcct04

Some people prefer to pull calipers and replace...

Some people prefer to pull calipers and replace rotors when they replace pads, as this gives the pads a nice smooth surface to seat against. However, I'm with Mort - unless the rotors have really...
03-03-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 628
Posted By zcct04

It doesn't look like you are in need of an...

It doesn't look like you are in need of an emergency repair. 4mm thickness is getting pretty close, and most sources suggest that 3mm is the minimum for normal street use. You started with about 12mm...
03-03-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 822
Posted By zcct04

FL and PFL are NOT the same. No clues about the...

FL and PFL are NOT the same. No clues about the impact of Distronic.
02-16-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,485
Posted By zcct04

Unfortunately, the shapes needed for FL and PFL...

Unfortunately, the shapes needed for FL and PFL are not the same.
02-12-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,497
Posted By zcct04

I love that their web site calls it an "Oli...

I love that their web site calls it an "Oli cooler kit".
Where are they based?
01-19-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,166
Posted By zcct04

Disabling the airbag is a really bad idea. Lots...

Disabling the airbag is a really bad idea. Lots of lives have been saved when a Mercedes airbag deploys. Zero lives have been lost due to shrapnel from a Mercedes airbag deployment. Disabling avoids...
12-30-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,519
Posted By zcct04

Welcome to the forum. None of the model year or...

Welcome to the forum.
None of the model year or body style differences have any impact on wheel fitment - as long as its a W204, it's the same for all.
11-12-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,084
Posted By zcct04

Tell us it's not true!

Tell us it's not true!
10-13-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 733
Posted By zcct04

That supercharger looks good on there!

That supercharger looks good on there!
10-10-2018, 12:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 954
Posted By zcct04

That's the way to do it. Your lines at COTA are...

That's the way to do it. Your lines at COTA are good and your track etiquette is great. I wish everyone out there doing HDPE was so good.

Being 3 wide while going up the hill in a real race,...
09-29-2018, 12:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,484
Posted By zcct04

I was going to point you to the thread below from...

I was going to point you to the thread below from back in May . . .
https://mbworld.org/forums/c63-amg-w204/707919-first-track-day-problem-traction-control-help.html
but then I realized it was you...
09-23-2018, 11:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By zcct04

I've never heard of this happening before. Could...

I've never heard of this happening before. Could it be belt slip?
09-23-2018, 11:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,503
Posted By zcct04

That color wheel should look stunning against a...

That color wheel should look stunning against a Lunar Blue car. Can't wait to see pix. Are we going to have to wait until you get snowed on?
09-08-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 582
Posted By zcct04

I'm winded from trying to read a whole paragraph...

I'm winded from trying to read a whole paragraph without punctuation. Whew!

Does this look like the same symptoms?
https://mbworld.org/forums/c63-amg-w204/586921-throttle-position-sensor-cel.html
08-26-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,175
Posted By zcct04

Check out the video on the dealer's website -...

Check out the video on the dealer's website - this puppy is turbocharged AND supercharged!
08-23-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 371
Posted By zcct04

Planning to visit Houston? Think you might miss your C63? Check out Hertz

Hertz apparently offers only one option for Dream Cars in Houston, but it's a nice one. . . .
https://hertzdreamcars.com/locations/houston
08-06-2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 674
Posted By zcct04

Thanks for all the feedback. Apparently it's just...

Thanks for all the feedback. Apparently it's just me, which probably explains why I couldn't find any complaints about it when I searched.

I'm on my second Samsung (Note3 and S7 edge). Both are...
08-02-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 674
Posted By zcct04

Bluetooth phone really sucks

I set up the Bluetooth phone link on my FL C63 several years ago but haven't used it until recently. The audio quality is horrible. Always. Even just sitting still. Bad for me and worse for the...
07-28-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 625
Posted By zcct04

That's a great photo. I'm really surprised at the...

That's a great photo. I'm really surprised at the contrast between the glowing front rotors and the invisible rear rotors. I though they would be doing a similar amount of work.
07-22-2018, 01:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 502
Posted By zcct04

E63 W212 wheels fit ...

E63 W212 wheels fit
https://mbworld.org/forums/c63-amg-w204/613348-e63-w212-wheel-fitment-c63.html
07-22-2018, 12:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 608
Posted By zcct04

It's common for AMGs to have wider rear wheels...

It's common for AMGs to have wider rear wheels than front. Are all four of yours the same depth?
06-05-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 756
Posted By zcct04

I presume you meant to ask for a 40 profile front...

I presume you meant to ask for a 40 profile front tire and that the 30 was a typo . . . If so, you're making a good move.

I've been running the 10mm wider tires on front and back (in the sizes...
05-29-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,493
Posted By zcct04

BLKROKT - 2:18 in the rain is flyin! Did you get...

BLKROKT - 2:18 in the rain is flyin! Did you get some good dry times later in the weekend?
05-21-2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 831
Posted By zcct04

OP - Did you get any dash alerts when this...

OP - Did you get any dash alerts when this happened? I had similar symptoms that ended up being related to the throttle position sensor - a little wheel spin out of a fast corner on the track...
05-04-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,546
Posted By zcct04

Don't get your hopes up too high. Radiator...

Don't get your hopes up too high. Radiator block-off did almost nothing for my FL car. You'll note that BLKROKT later added a 440 kit, a pretty good indication that the block-off wasn't solving the...
04-27-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,638
Posted By zcct04

Yes, there's a difference, but both are verboten....

Yes, there's a difference, but both are verboten. Both create a risk of overstressing your bolts.
04-12-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By zcct04

Location? Coupe & sedan spoilers are different...

Location?
Coupe & sedan spoilers are different - which is this for?
04-09-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 534
Posted By zcct04

It looks great. Welcome!

It looks great. Welcome!
04-02-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By zcct04

Welcome to MB World. It looks like you've posted...

Welcome to MB World. It looks like you've posted in the wrong forum. Try https://mbworld.org/forums/e-class-w211-20/. If you can provide a clearer description, you may find help there.
04-02-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 813
Posted By zcct04

Location?

Location?
03-29-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 609
Posted By zcct04

I've been running 9.5x18 ET52 in back with a 275...

I've been running 9.5x18 ET52 in back with a 275 tire, on a stock suspension. Wheel size (18 vs 19) doesn't make any difference. Rear suspension has great wheel clearance but the tire-to-shock...
03-28-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,909
Posted By zcct04

Very civil response to a confused newbie. On...

Very civil response to a confused newbie. On behalf of all of us who were once newbies here, I'd like to say thanks.
03-16-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 719
Posted By zcct04

I'm remembering only a 30% difference in price,...

I'm remembering only a 30% difference in price, and I got about 12k mi out of my last set, so the difference isn't THAT big. For me, not having to fight the traction control nanny all the time is...
03-15-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 719
Posted By zcct04

My OEM tires were Conti. From a traction...

My OEM tires were Conti. From a traction standpoint, the Michelin Pilot Sports were a very big improvement. Try 'em next time you have to change tires - you'll be happy you did.
03-13-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By zcct04

The perfect tool for the Houston mountains! ...

The perfect tool for the Houston mountains!

Just looked at a couple reviews. That thing is awesome.
03-13-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 551
Posted By zcct04

All cars throughout US have dash with speedo in...

All cars throughout US have dash with speedo in miles - no US cars have km. .
02-21-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 601
Posted By zcct04

Now you need to hunt down one of those red CF...

Now you need to hunt down one of those red CF Start buttons!

Maybe like this but cheaper . . .

https://www.amazon.com/MAcarbon-Carbon-Keyless-Button-Mercedes/dp/B00G9AWZTO
02-20-2018, 12:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By zcct04

Congrats to FCP EURO on winning the American Endurance Racing event at Road Atlanta

https://grassrootsmotorsports.com/news/live-blog-aer-road-atlanta/

With a very good lookin' C300!...
02-18-2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,507
Posted By zcct04

Doc Oc - those old injectors really did look bad....

Doc Oc - those old injectors really did look bad. How long have you owned the car and what brands of fuel do you usually run?
02-16-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 734
Posted By zcct04

The Bola site includes a fitment check - probably...

The Bola site includes a fitment check - probably a good place for you to have started. It very clearly says yes to 18" and NO to 19"


...
02-07-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 633
Posted By zcct04

And most roads are sloped to the right for water...

And most roads are sloped to the right for water runoff . . . .

Why are you running traction control in sport mode in the slick stuff?
01-30-2018, 11:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 486
Posted By zcct04

Wheel Shopping: Separating Truth From Hype

Here's a good article on wheels. The MBWorld hardcores already know most of it but I think there are some insights here for everyone.

All cars have the wheel in common, though the wheels on our...
01-30-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By zcct04

Color spots identify different springs (strength...

Color spots identify different springs (strength and length). There's a specific part # associated with each color.
01-30-2018, 01:03 PM
01-26-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,633
Posted By zcct04

In addition to chrome wrap, I'd like to do the...

In addition to chrome wrap, I'd like to do the grill. Is that 3M trim wrap the best stuff to use there as well?
01-26-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,633
Posted By zcct04

Great pic of that ice-coated Houston car!

Great pic of that ice-coated Houston car!
01-22-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,001
Posted By zcct04

I've got $10 on this being a typo, was intended...

I've got $10 on this being a typo, was intended to read "We do NOT carry . . ."
01-16-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By zcct04

In case you've not been paying attention to the...

In case you've not been paying attention to the Dodge Demon ads about being banned by NHRA because they're too fast . . .

Any vehicle running 9.99-seconds or quicker at an NHRA Member Track...
01-12-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 860
Posted By zcct04

A powered passenger seat is not standard in all...

A powered passenger seat is not standard in all versions. It was a low priority for me, but if you plan much travel time and your significant other is picky about seat comfort, this may be worth...
01-12-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,411
Posted By zcct04

Agree - OP listed his car for sale a year and a...

Agree - OP listed his car for sale a year and a half ago and hasn't posted anything here since Oct '16.
01-11-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 860
Posted By zcct04

what he said. PP? Meh. It's a nice-to-have....

what he said.

PP? Meh. It's a nice-to-have. Once tuned, there's negligible performance difference between PP and stock. The PP has stronger internals and will probably outlast the stock engine,...
01-09-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,178
Posted By zcct04

That's a good find. I'm surprised!

That's a good find. I'm surprised!
01-09-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,178
Posted By zcct04

Very good point. And braking torque (although...

Very good point. And braking torque (although spread out over 4 tires instead of just 2) is usually FAR greater than acceleration torque.
01-09-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,638
Posted By zcct04

I know you're just talking about steering wheel...

I know you're just talking about steering wheel airbags here but others may not. To avoid confusion:
MBUSA recall for C-Class includes
2005-2011 for Driver's air bag
2008-2014 for Passenger...
01-02-2018, 11:52 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,638
Posted By zcct04

Here's the document with the request for...

Here's the document with the request for extensions. The summary of the MBUSA request begins on page 7 and ends on page 9, and there are a couple of exhibits attached at the end that are the actual...
01-02-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,638
Posted By zcct04

Interesting feedback from a MBUSA FAQ document....

Interesting feedback from a MBUSA FAQ document. There's no date on it, so we can't tell how old it is.

Have there been any reported injuries from faulty airbags in Mercedes-Benz vehicles?
We are...
01-02-2018, 11:10 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,638
Posted By zcct04

I got a "TAKATA SAFETY RECALL INFORMATION UPDATE"...

I got a "TAKATA SAFETY RECALL INFORMATION UPDATE" letter from MBUSA today. It reports that my 2012 passenger air bag is, as expected, in Group 7. NHTSA's published target date for parts availability...
12-30-2017, 12:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By zcct04

My seat belt alert problem disappeared for nine...

My seat belt alert problem disappeared for nine months but is back again this week. It chimes almost nonstop in city traffic (it resets and starts over every time you slow to a stop) and is driving...
12-29-2017, 10:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,090
Posted By zcct04

I think you missed the wheel hp part of OPs...

I think you missed the wheel hp part of OPs question. A tune won't get you anywhere close to 500 whp. . .
12-28-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,178
Posted By zcct04

Canadian cars have multiple gears in reverse?

Canadian cars have multiple gears in reverse?
12-27-2017, 03:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,563
Posted By zcct04

I totally agree! I'm just feeling a little...

I totally agree! I'm just feeling a little sympathy for untrained newbies who don't understand the humor.
12-27-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,638
Posted By zcct04

Here's some info on the NHTSA's plan and how it...

Here's some info on the NHTSA's plan and how it impacts us, from their latest (Dec 2016) rulemaking.
I did a bunch of copy & paste here, mostly from...
12-26-2017, 06:46 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,638
Posted By zcct04

Here's a better link. This one is actually...

Here's a better link. This one is actually functional, and allows you to enter your VIN and view current status.
https://www.mbusa.com/mercedes/recall

Unfortunately, it doesn't tell me anything...
12-26-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,638
Posted By zcct04

And here's the MBZ recall site . . . ...

And here's the MBZ recall site . . .

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1332x596-1/mbz_recalls_site_52004d9e4f24553a96fbb2f1186fb6b783407603.png
12-26-2017, 03:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,563
Posted By zcct04

Sorry, our local Grinch is rabidly intolerant of...

Sorry, our local Grinch is rabidly intolerant of people who don't take the time to pick the appropriate forum for their posts.

Try here if you want answers to your ML problems:...
12-23-2017, 11:14 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,638
Posted By zcct04

That's not good news. What year and model is...

That's not good news.
What year and model is yours? Does the recall mention what others years are impacted?
12-20-2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,638
Posted By zcct04

Because the probability of the airbag saving your...

Because the probability of the airbag saving your life is FAR higher than the odds of it hurting you. Twenty deaths over a decade is a tragedy, but airbags probably save more lives than that every...
12-20-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,638
Posted By zcct04

It may be more related to the age of the airbag,...

It may be more related to the age of the airbag, as they degrade over time. Not sure when Takata started using the unstable propellant in their inflators (late 90's?) or whether Honda was an early...
12-20-2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,128
Posted By zcct04

Great response!

Great response!
12-17-2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,230
Posted By zcct04

Vladds, There are negligible differences...

Vladds,

There are negligible differences between the 507s and the rest of the C63 family, and I would expect the weights to be almost an exact match. Do you recall what you saw that gave you the...
12-14-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,128
Posted By zcct04

[QUOTE=die4mebenz;7334922]So i have a 2010 c63...

[QUOTE=die4mebenz;7334922]So i have a 2010 c63 amg with 34,000 miles and its cost me alot owning it these past 4 years cause i always went to the stealership to get everything done. Well my fuel pump...
12-14-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,826
Posted By zcct04

QUOTE=victorjackie;7328253]Update: Just got...

QUOTE=victorjackie;7328253]Update:

Just got the time to manage to do the passenger side VCG (They mention its the easier side)

While still being very annoying and hard to reach(especially the...
12-12-2017, 01:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 869
Posted By zcct04

Damn, that's good info. Where do neophytes find...

Damn, that's good info. Where do neophytes find this kind of thing, and how do you know this stuff?
12-12-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By zcct04

For future reference, GL-450 forum is at...

For future reference, GL-450 forum is at https://mbworld.org/forums/gl-class-x164-77/
12-11-2017, 05:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 869
Posted By zcct04

Sorry - kinda butchered my question. Let me try...

Sorry - kinda butchered my question. Let me try this again.
I wasn't aware that the Trofeo Rs came in different mfg-based specs. Do you have any good info about what the differences are?
12-11-2017, 02:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 869
Posted By zcct04

Interesting suggestion. What are the differences?

Interesting suggestion. What are the differences?
12-07-2017, 04:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,190
Posted By zcct04

Fronts should be no problem, I'm running 9x18...

Fronts should be no problem, I'm running 9x18 ET37 with no problems on a stock-suspension-height car. https://mbworld.org/forums/c63-amg-w204/613348-e63-w212-wheel-fitment-c63.html

Rears I'm not...
12-07-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,471
Posted By zcct04

FCPEuro scores two slam-dunk posts in one day! ...

FCPEuro scores two slam-dunk posts in one day!
https://mbworld.org/forums/c63-amg-w204/691196-snagged-limited-slip.html

Great job, Kyle. I wish we had more vendors who were this much help. I've...
12-07-2017, 03:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,697
Posted By zcct04

Very impressive! Details, please!!

Very impressive! Details, please!!
12-06-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 981
Posted By zcct04

Or get a used t'stat and just install it in place...

Or get a used t'stat and just install it in place of your old one - no need to remove the connector and risk breaking it.
12-06-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 981
Posted By zcct04

That's some very confident responses - sounds...

That's some very confident responses - sounds like several of our experts have learned this one the hard way!

Having to buy a whole new t'stat is understandably painful. I'm used to $20 for...
12-05-2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,190
Posted By zcct04

Just because OPs sig says W205 and his photos are...

Just because OPs sig says W205 and his photos are a CLS, and just because the car in the photos seems to be in Vancouver while OP says wheels are in Toronto, and just because the pics look familiar,...
12-05-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 538
Posted By zcct04

Yeah, this. It especially happens if the car is...

Yeah, this. It especially happens if the car is cold at the first start and is still in the rich high-idle mode when you shut it off. The next start is likely to have an ugly cloud. It was a bit of a...
12-04-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,027
Posted By zcct04

The Craigslist posting may not be the source of...

The Craigslist posting may not be the source of the confusion. The URL on the Boss site describes it as a 2011 . . .
http://bossexotics.com/home/sales-inventory/5-2011-mercedes-benz-c63-black/
but...
12-03-2017, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 453
Posted By zcct04

AMG fleet at COTA

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x541-1/amg_fleet_at_cota_e044e6469238d2ec250f263ebf5b672b333bb01d.jpg
I was at COTA this weekend and stumbled across this, hidden in one of...
11-28-2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By zcct04

Visions of picking up a set of 2-piece forged OEM...

Visions of picking up a set of 2-piece forged OEM rims for next to nothing just went *poof*

That was quick work guys - thanks very much.
11-28-2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,826
Posted By zcct04

Do you really have TWO problems, or do you just...

Do you really have TWO problems, or do you just need to sit down and take a deep breath?

Re inspection with a CEL lit up: Laws vary depending on where you live. Call one of the local inspection...
11-28-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By zcct04

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1200x1600-1/img_0239_a31facc717aa8f3937c27ac1109e12428288b283.jpg...
11-28-2017, 12:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By zcct04

help ID this wheel? SOLVED

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/719x487-1/nextdoor_wheels_66c4aaff93ceb652dc97f9a6a5b0be35dc16766d.jpg
Neighbor has some 19" wheels he's trying to unload. He thinks they are...
11-23-2017, 11:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,983
Posted By zcct04

I can't guarantee this about other model years...

I can't guarantee this about other model years and countries, but I'm with Mort - my '12 coupe in USA is right side, front and rear.


Before I replaced them, I'd try to unplug them from your...
11-21-2017, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 859
Posted By zcct04

Glad to see you're looking into the CEL. Let us...

Glad to see you're looking into the CEL. Let us know what you find.

It is not uncommon for the brakes to be squealy, even if there's a lot of pad left. And unlike most domestic brands, there's not...
11-21-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 889
Posted By zcct04

Here's an interesting article that describes the...

Here's an interesting article that describes the initial reports of a couple unexpected airbag deployments and the subsequent investigation process. Good detective work!
Chronology of...
11-21-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 889
Posted By zcct04

I don't think that knowing production date would...

I don't think that knowing production date would help.
The recall notice says the same thing for every model variant listed: Production Dates : NOV 03, 2011 - JUL 23, 2017

I ran across a link in...
11-20-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 889
Posted By zcct04

If I'm reading this right, it says 1,090 W204 C63...

If I'm reading this right, it says 1,090 W204 C63 sedans and 1,245 W204 C63 coupes (see blue below). I have no idea how many were imported or what % of our cars this represents. Can anyone help with...
11-20-2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 889
Posted By zcct04

OP: I've not seen anything yet about the safety...

OP: I've not seen anything yet about the safety recall you mentioned.

With apologies for hijacking your post to talk about Takata:


I'm in Houston, which certainly qualifies as the hot and...
11-17-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,682
Posted By zcct04

Smile And again at 2:43 for more of the test cell and...

And again at 2:43 for more of the test cell and engine dyno.

My favorite part is at 0:11 when they tell us this is "a powerful motor with 525 hp." :)

And because I suspect this is the next...
11-16-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,682
Posted By zcct04

The key things here are that the OP gained 28...

The key things here are that the OP gained 28 peak whp (437-409, or almost 7%) and he also picked up a chunk of low-end torque. That's an impressive improvement.

Discussion about bhp is really all...
11-14-2017, 11:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,225
Posted By zcct04

The data tables at the very top of this post do...

The data tables at the very top of this post do have a column for A/F. Are they believable? Note that the numbers for the year-old data are very different from the current data.
11-06-2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 745
Posted By zcct04

Agree that there's a million reasons why the...

Agree that there's a million reasons why the Check Engine Light is on, but it's worth noting that low tire pressure is NOT something that will ever cause the CEL to light up.

Dealer should be able...
11-04-2017, 07:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,983
Posted By zcct04

I replaced pads and sensors on the C63 last...

I replaced pads and sensors on the C63 last weekend. Driving to work the next morning I got the alert again about needing new pads. Grrr Couldn't tell which sensor wasn't plugged in well enough to...
11-03-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 819
Posted By zcct04

I wouldn't bother. I've been here several years,...

I wouldn't bother. I've been here several years, don't recall ever seeing any indication that dealers were checking for tunes. Probably not likely to arise as an issue unless the engine fails during...
11-02-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 631
Posted By zcct04

His store is also showing several different sized...

His store is also showing several different sized of MPSS.
https://www.ebay.com/sch/m.html?_nkw=&_armrs=1&_from=&_ssn=tbproducts4less&_pgn=3&_skc=100&rt=nc
11-01-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,983
Posted By zcct04

Ahh, understood. Thanks for clarifying. Wish I...

Ahh, understood. Thanks for clarifying. Wish I could help with screw size . . .

As Alex mentioned above, breaking the circuit triggers the alert to come on. Inadvertently loosening the connection...
10-31-2017, 01:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,983
Posted By zcct04

There is no screw or bracket. The sensor slips...

There is no screw or bracket. The sensor slips into a groove in the backing plate of the pad. It's just a very snug fit. There's about a 3" wire with a plug on the end that gets attached to the...
10-30-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 581
Posted By zcct04

. . . which is about $64.50 USD

. . . which is about $64.50 USD
10-30-2017, 01:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,983
Posted By zcct04

I'm at about 30,000 miles and I started getting...

I'm at about 30,000 miles and I started getting brake pad warnings a couple weeks ago. It lights up the first time you apply the brakes after starting the car. If you acknowledge it, it disappears...
10-30-2017, 12:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,599
Posted By zcct04

I installed the Porterfield R4S pads today. The...

I installed the Porterfield R4S pads today. The AP1373 that LPI gave me for the rear looked like an exact match to the OEM ones that came off the car, to include all the counterweights and the...
10-28-2017, 10:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 678
Posted By zcct04

Alex, Am I correct in assuming that $303 CDN is...

Alex,
Am I correct in assuming that $303 CDN is per tire? If yes, I hate to spoil this bright moment, but I think his pricing was his total for the front PAIR.
10-25-2017, 01:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,229
Posted By zcct04

I asked again about plans for releasing the...

I asked again about plans for releasing the Michelin Pilot Sport 4s in 18" sizes (245/40ZR18/XL is still the only one available).

Michelin's response today: 'The 18" rim sizes will launch...
10-23-2017, 01:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,599
Posted By zcct04

Just to add to the confusion . . . I don't know...

Just to add to the confusion . . .
I don't know if the model year makes a difference (seems highly improbable) but I just ordered new R4S pads from LPI for my 2012 coupe. I ordered the AP1450 for...
10-21-2017, 11:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,983
Posted By zcct04

This forum continues to be awesome. Thanks for...

This forum continues to be awesome. Thanks for the quick help, guys!
10-21-2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,983
Posted By zcct04

How many brake pad sensors do we have?

My brake wear alert just started lighting up so I know at least one of them will need to be replaced when I put in new pads. I'd like to order enough to replace all of them, just in case. I've...
10-19-2017, 06:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,088
Posted By zcct04

I think something may have got lost in the...

I think something may have got lost in the translation. I saw a couple comments above suggesting that you light the car on fire to get rid of it and make an insurance claim, but nothing about a risk...
10-16-2017, 01:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 672
Posted By zcct04

Welcome to MBWorld. I see that you also posted...

Welcome to MBWorld. I see that you also posted this question on the CLS forum. - hopefully you'll find people there who know the CLS better then the guys here on the C63 forum.
Your question wasn't...
10-15-2017, 11:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,243
Posted By zcct04

Any observations about how the RB and Carbotech...

Any observations about how the RB and Carbotech pads compare to OEM in regards to dust?
10-12-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,088
Posted By zcct04

So that suggests water was completely over the...

So that suggests water was completely over the seat cushions, over the console, over the controls in the armrests, over the HVAC controls and lapping into the radio, and into the lower parts of the...
10-11-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,088
Posted By zcct04

Can you tell how deep the water got inside the...

Can you tell how deep the water got inside the car?
10-10-2017, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,114
Posted By zcct04

https://mbworld.org/forums/c63-amg-w204/611126-off...

https://mbworld.org/forums/c63-amg-w204/611126-official-w204-amg-faq-including-stickies.html
Look maybe under Buying Advice and Comparisons
10-06-2017, 03:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 711
Posted By zcct04

OPs car is a 2012 - is this also a good time to...

OPs car is a 2012 - is this also a good time to do motor mounts?
10-06-2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,237
Posted By zcct04

Shane - try this: ...

Shane - try this:
https://www.mbusa.com/mercedes/service_and_parts/owners_manuals

The 'from start' is set up to combine several stop/starts along the same trip. If you left the house at 8,...
10-05-2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 732
Posted By zcct04

I love a vendor post that is completely clear...

I love a vendor post that is completely clear about what they're offering, what the options are and what the prices are. Refreshingly honest. SO much better than a picture and a 'PM us for details'...
10-04-2017, 02:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,761
Posted By zcct04

Great write-up - thank you! Mods - should...

Great write-up - thank you!

Mods - should this go into Stickies?
10-03-2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,246
Posted By zcct04

Maybe I misread, but it looked like they had the...

Maybe I misread, but it looked like they had the same part number for the coilover, which includes a matched spring and shock. No surprise that C63 and C350 would use the same part.

I gather that...
10-03-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 793
Posted By zcct04

Am hoping that this is "cleaning out the garage...

Am hoping that this is "cleaning out the garage because I need more space" and not "selling the extras 'cause I'm selling the car".

Just to clarify - I presume that prices do not include shipping...
10-03-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By zcct04

In addition to the 100hp gap (a no-brainer) and...

In addition to the 100hp gap (a no-brainer) and the transmission differences (which I didn't know about), two other things can contribute to the slow start. Make sure transmission setting is S or S+,...
10-03-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,071
Posted By zcct04

Mort's description, done while car is running,...

Mort's description, done while car is running, will turn off ESP but leave other systems (like ABS) running.

Going into Dyno mode, which is what OP is trying to do, turns off everything. Driving...
09-27-2017, 01:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 872
Posted By zcct04

weather.com says its as hot in Montreal today as...

weather.com says its as hot in Montreal today as it is here in Houston - you guys must be dying! Hope you find a fix soon.
09-25-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 745
Posted By zcct04

2013 car battery is about 4 years old, which is...

2013 car battery is about 4 years old, which is about as long as it is likely to last. If the car won't start with push-to-start or fob, I'd get that battery checked.
09-25-2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 661
Posted By zcct04

These W205 guys just don't have a clue. Mods, can...

These W205 guys just don't have a clue. Mods, can we please move to the proper forum?
09-25-2017, 07:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 820
Posted By zcct04

Looks kinda like having brake lights on the front...

Looks kinda like having brake lights on the front of the car.
Hmmm . . .what could possibly go wrong?
09-24-2017, 10:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 745
Posted By zcct04

Which batteries were changed - key fob batteries,...

Which batteries were changed - key fob batteries, or car battery?
09-14-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,502
Posted By zcct04

The article that Intence linked to is a very good...

The article that Intence linked to is a very good one - a must-read for perspective C63 buyers.

The only other option that most would recommend is the lighting package with bi-xenon headlights.
09-13-2017, 10:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 340
Posted By zcct04

FAQ page format

On the FAQ page for the C63 W204 forum, my browser truncates the title of all of the posts that are linked under each topic. For example, under Wheels/Tires, we have six different posts linked....
09-13-2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,173
Posted By zcct04

Will a 275 tire fit on a 9" rim? Yes. Will a...

Will a 275 tire fit on a 9" rim? Yes.
Will a 275 rub? Maybe yes, maybe no.
Is a 275 tire on a 9" rim 'fine"? No. Read prior post.
Is 245/275 a good mix on a car that already plows? I'll let you...
09-13-2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By zcct04

Fluid level is fine, and once the system starts...

Fluid level is fine, and once the system starts spraying it pumps volumes. It just takes a long time to get started.

Is there any sort of a check valve in the system that keeps the lines filled...
09-12-2017, 12:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By zcct04

Windshield washer lags behind wipers

When I turn on the washer, the wipers take off immediately and the driver's side blade usually makes it all the way up to the A pillar before any liquid comes out of the squirter. Dry blades jumping...
09-12-2017, 12:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,173
Posted By zcct04

I'd discourage 255/275 on stock rims. Those...

I'd discourage 255/275 on stock rims. Those tires are a little too wide for your wheels. Both grip and steering feel will suffer. They are each a couple pounds heavier than stock, so ride and...
09-05-2017, 04:58 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 24,579
Posted By zcct04

How does 94 oct in UK compare to the RON/MON...

How does 94 oct in UK compare to the RON/MON numbers in the states? I'm guessing an 89 in US but am not sure.
09-04-2017, 10:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 122,276
Posted By zcct04

Two year old thread . .

Two year old thread . .
09-04-2017, 10:55 PM
09-01-2017, 11:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,679
Posted By zcct04

I'm very impressed. Here's a brand new member on...

I'm very impressed. Here's a brand new member on his very first post. He's got a problem, and he's searched threads all the way back to 2013 to try to find a solution. Can anybody give this guy a...
09-01-2017, 03:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 884
Posted By zcct04

Stock tire is 235/40-18 front and 255/35-18 rear....

Stock tire is 235/40-18 front and 255/35-18 rear.
Your tires are 255/35/19 in the front and 275/30/19 in the rear

https://tiresize.com/tyre-size-calculator/

Tire diameter
Stock front/rear:...
09-01-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 824
Posted By zcct04

That's really impressive mileage. I'm mostly in...

That's really impressive mileage. I'm mostly in town and averaging maybe half of that. In three-plus years with this car, I don't think I've ever seen 24 mpg - I don't think I could match your...
09-01-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 830
Posted By zcct04

I'm interested to know what observations have led...

I'm interested to know what observations have led you to conclude that these are so good. I looked online and cant find any comparison tests at all, which suggests that they're not considered to be...
08-31-2017, 02:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,022
Posted By zcct04

You might want to try the C-class forums for...

You might want to try the C-class forums for sedan and coupe. I'm not sure that all of them had this feature, but I'd guess a lot did, and there are a bunch more of them than AMGs. You'll want to do...
08-31-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 830
Posted By zcct04

Rear tire life for most owners ranges from 8-12k...

Rear tire life for most owners ranges from 8-12k miles, so the fact that those are not OEM tires doesn't tell you anything about whether it's been driven hard or not.
While I'm not familiar with...
08-29-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 824
Posted By zcct04

Averaging 70mph over a trip of that length is...

Averaging 70mph over a trip of that length is pretty impressive. Knocking out 22 mpg at the same time is incredible!

I'm pleasantly surprised to see the odometer so close. Did you happen to record...
08-29-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 710
Posted By zcct04

Agree, that is a great looking car, and it is ...

Agree, that is a great looking car, and it is very well-optioned!

I don't have much prior experience with Mercedes, but 9-10 years is far longer than most OEM batteries will last. Battery in my...
08-28-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 485
Posted By zcct04

Not an easy search, but here are some links for...

Not an easy search, but here are some links for you:

https://mbworld.org/forums/c63-amg-w204/613348-e63-w212-wheel-fitment-c63.html
...
08-21-2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 868
Posted By zcct04

I installed pads from a different supplier which,...

I installed pads from a different supplier which, like the Jurid, did not have the factory shim and would not allow the factory shim to be reused. Both the original and the replacement pads had...
08-17-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,021
Posted By zcct04

Check closely the second picture - are you...

Check closely the second picture - are you missing one of the little wheel bolts?
08-17-2017, 02:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 497
Posted By zcct04

This is one of those cases where you'll get...

This is one of those cases where you'll get better info from a Google search - facts from Google almost always trump opinions from us!
From Michelin website:

1- Keep five years in mind
After...
08-16-2017, 06:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 774
Posted By zcct04

At 678rwhp, even a grandma would be quick!

At 678rwhp, even a grandma would be quick!
08-15-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,519
Posted By zcct04

Mort's point is good - for any degree of toe, the...

Mort's point is good - for any degree of toe, the 'inches' of toe varies depending on whether you measure it at the tread surface or the wheel.

Fortunately, it's easy to measure the diameter you...
08-15-2017, 12:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,519
Posted By zcct04

Convert angles to inches of toe: ...

Convert angles to inches of toe:

https://robrobinette.com/ConvertToeDegreesToInches.htm



and here's a good discussion about the math and about why degrees & minutes (written as * and ' in...
08-13-2017, 11:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,519
Posted By zcct04

Toe is adjustable on both front and rear.

Toe is adjustable on both front and rear.
08-12-2017, 05:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,519
Posted By zcct04

This is a result of camber and toe-in. Well,...

This is a result of camber and toe-in. Well, actually, camber, toe and leadfoot.
Toe can be reduced. Camber isn't adjustable - can be changed a little using eccentric 'crash bolts', can be changed...
08-10-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,374
Posted By zcct04

With apologies for a little OT excursion here, I...

With apologies for a little OT excursion here, I pretty much quit using my once-great Escort Passport 9500 because all the cruise-control radar in the new cars was setting it off constantly. Has...
08-09-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,046
Posted By zcct04

The other key part of the link Jason shared is...

The other key part of the link Jason shared is this about the spec for brakes on new cars:
"FMVSS 135 says all vehicles under 10,000 lbs. gross vehicle weight (GVW), except motorcycles, must be...
08-07-2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,635
Posted By zcct04

What kind of tires are you running?

What kind of tires are you running?
08-07-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,097
Posted By zcct04

If it is indeed headbolts, does the shop need a...

If it is indeed headbolts, does the shop need a special cam alignment tool from Mercedes to do this repair? Is this tool common at Indy shops?
08-03-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By zcct04

What year is your car, and what can you tell us...

What year is your car, and what can you tell us about what this app allows you to do?
08-03-2017, 01:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,792
Posted By zcct04

Interesting new development from Dearborn: ...

Interesting new development from Dearborn:

Hushed Horses: Ford Adds Quiet Exhaust Mode to 2018 Mustang GT...
08-03-2017, 01:07 AM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 200,966
Posted By zcct04

I provided the answers to your questions three...

I provided the answers to your questions three days ago, but you keep stirring the pot. And you're surprised at the lack of love?
08-01-2017, 11:53 PM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 200,966
Posted By zcct04

We're always happy to help those who have first...

We're always happy to help those who have first made an effort to help themselves. Much less so for those who never tried, especially when the question has already been addressed a thousand times....
08-01-2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 200,966
Posted By zcct04

'Research' should always begin at the FAQ, bruh -...

'Research' should always begin at the FAQ, bruh - that's what it's there for. There is a whole FAQ section on headbolts, where you'll find an explanation of the problem and its symptoms.
Clif...
07-31-2017, 12:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 670
Posted By zcct04

Toe eye bolt? :D I bet if you tried one more...

Toe eye bolt?
:D I bet if you tried one more time you could get it right! :D
07-28-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,154
Posted By zcct04

That may not be such an easy thing to search for....

That may not be such an easy thing to search for. "FL vs PFL" (in quotes) yields a bunch of posts, but only a few are on topic. Can anyone suggest better search terms?
07-28-2017, 01:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,508
Posted By zcct04

Your issue with 'boat motor shift' is,...

Your issue with 'boat motor shift' is, regrettably, totally normal. As you've found, a little patience is the only solution.

However, jumping from the auto modes into M operation as a result of...
07-28-2017, 12:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,508
Posted By zcct04

Note that he's talking about when he's stopped,...

Note that he's talking about when he's stopped, no moving, and just idling in gear.
07-27-2017, 03:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,508
Posted By zcct04

Most of us know what the manual says, but my...

Most of us know what the manual says, but my guess is that most of us still do this anyway. We've not seen any pattern of problems with the trans, so it's apparently safe. It's probably wise not to...
07-26-2017, 05:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,848
Posted By zcct04

This is true in the US and Canada too. All the...

This is true in the US and Canada too. All the refineries make each grade of gasoline to meet a specific standard. It all gets fed to common pipelines and pumped into common tanks at distribution...
07-26-2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,848
Posted By zcct04

It's really interesting to see how the definition...

It's really interesting to see how the definition of "premium" varies across the globe.

In the US, the difference between regular, mid and premium is only in the octane level. Mercedes specifies...
07-26-2017, 12:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,430
Posted By zcct04

Back on topic . . . tweaking the relationship...

Back on topic . . . tweaking the relationship between pedal position and throttle body opening is pretty common on drive-by-wire cars. I recall reading that EC does this with most of their tunes. See...
07-25-2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,611
Posted By zcct04

I hope you meant 'braking'! :D

I hope you meant 'braking'! :D
07-25-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,363
Posted By zcct04

Jim, The blocking plate doesn't seem to have...

Jim,
The blocking plate doesn't seem to have done anything at all for my FL coupe. However, ambient temp here is almost always over 80-82F. Is there a good theory about why it's ineffective at...
07-25-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,336
Posted By zcct04

There's about a 6 octane point difference between...

There's about a 6 octane point difference between regular and premium. If you think the prior renters have all used regular, adding 2 cans of booster sounds like good math. Two cans shouldn't hurt...
07-23-2017, 12:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 711
Posted By zcct04

You may want to track actual fuel usage and...

You may want to track actual fuel usage and distances between fillups before celebrating TOO much. Most users have reported that the car's mpg calculator is optimistic, typically by about 10%.

My...
07-20-2017, 02:32 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,863
Posted By zcct04

Excellent article - thank for the link!

Excellent article - thank for the link!
07-19-2017, 07:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,521
Posted By zcct04

Great for a show car. Too busy for a daily...

Great for a show car.
Too busy for a daily driver. There's a lot going on there . . .
07-14-2017, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By zcct04

Try chrome polish -worked well on mine.

Try chrome polish -worked well on mine.
07-11-2017, 04:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,492
Posted By zcct04

I don't have ROKT's hi-dollar budget, but I found...

I don't have ROKT's hi-dollar budget, but I found an even cheaper way!

...
07-10-2017, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,079
Posted By zcct04

Thanks guys - great info. It's a little...

Thanks guys - great info. It's a little disappointing that you can't buy just the strap, but the parts.com link you posted has a really good price for a new cap!
07-10-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,198
Posted By zcct04

You might want to rethink that. Leaving something...

You might want to rethink that. Leaving something lying around loose that could go through the windshield of the poor SOB behind you is totally irresponsible.
07-09-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,243
Posted By zcct04

Was the first half of your post written after...

Was the first half of your post written after happy hour had already started? :-)
Yes, the trans learns when in one of the AUTO modes. What it learns is how to select shift points based on your...
07-09-2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,079
Posted By zcct04

Rubber connector on gas cap broke

The little rubber string that keeps the gas cap from falling to the ground when refueling just broke. Is it possible to buy just this piece, or do you have to get a whole new cap ($35-40)?
07-07-2017, 11:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,243
Posted By zcct04

Like much of the manual, this seems as clear as...

Like much of the manual, this seems as clear as mud. If what you gave us was actually the entire text, then it is pretty limited:
It says we shouldn't go from any of the auto modes (C, S, S+) into M...
07-05-2017, 01:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By zcct04

Or maybe the AMG engineers put big pads and...

Or maybe the AMG engineers put big pads and rotors on the front and balanced them with smaller pads and rotors on the rear, cleverly sized so that they would both contribute the appropriate stopping...
06-25-2017, 03:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,907
Posted By zcct04

Alex - a small favor: Next time you reply using...

Alex - a small favor: Next time you reply using the Quote button, can you try NOT to include all the pictures? We've already seen them once . . .
06-25-2017, 03:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,804
Posted By zcct04

Just curious - The car has a stage 3 and a total...

Just curious - The car has a stage 3 and a total of 40,000km, or you actually have 40,000km with the stage 3 on the car? If the latter, that's pretty impressive.
06-20-2017, 04:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,782
Posted By zcct04

Probably NOT just once. In most areas your...

Probably NOT just once. In most areas your winter-to-summer tire pressure swing is 5-10 pounds. . . and its about the same whether you your tires are filled with air or with nitrogen. For most...
06-19-2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,782
Posted By zcct04

That kind of temperature swing would only create...

That kind of temperature swing would only create about one pound difference in pressure, so it's no surprise that you're not needing to make periodic adjustments.

If the adjustments you were...
06-19-2017, 12:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,782
Posted By zcct04

Smile Rule of thumb is that for every 10 degrees F,...

Rule of thumb is that for every 10 degrees F, tire pressure will chnage by 1 psi. Temps sank from highs of mid 70s F to high 20s F, and you never saw ANY change in tire pressure?

Are you keeping...
06-16-2017, 03:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,063
Posted By zcct04

MB Canada apparently has great new-customer PR! ...

MB Canada apparently has great new-customer PR!
Stateside, all they sent me was a reminder to come in soon for service . . .
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