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10-20-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 280
Posted By B-tsai

Replacing the AMG plate on the backrest

Hey guys

Anybody replace the plastic AMG placard on the back rest of their seats?
If so, got the procedures handy to share?

Mine is looking really worn down.. seems to be plastic.

I think...
10-20-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 52,067
Posted By B-tsai

Loose Baffle in gas tank

Found this one from contributors:
super_monkey
Wettig10
NikleinR6
iammalibuboy

simply awesome...


https://mbworld.org/forums/sl55-amg-sl63-amg-sl65-amg-r230/352866-rattle-gas-tank.html
09-28-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 52,067
Posted By B-tsai

number_one_c55 just posted this: XENON...

number_one_c55 just posted this:

XENON MODULE REPAIR INSTRUCTIONS! FSL11N50A
...
09-15-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 659
Posted By B-tsai

It's intermittent... light bulbs still work.

It's intermittent... light bulbs still work.
09-15-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 659
Posted By B-tsai

Low beams intermittent not working

Hey all..

Not sure if any of you have run across this problem:

Sometimes my front left headlight doesn't turn on.. and sometimes it's the right side.. haven't experienced both at the same...
09-12-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,403
Posted By B-tsai

ask and your wish shall be granted: ...

ask and your wish shall be granted:

...
07-31-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 817
Posted By B-tsai

Yeah.. black mats in berry red interior is better...

Yeah.. black mats in berry red interior is better imho.
Cleans up easier and doesn't look out of place.

Funny that out of my observation, that's your comment.. lol
07-31-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 817
Posted By B-tsai

Holy Moly - Red mats Batman

Check this out:

2003 2007 Mercedes Benz W230 SL55 SL500 SL600 AMG Floor Mat Original Mats Red | eBay

Can't believe he sold 3 sets already at $575 a set.
Insane because black looks better...
06-18-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,292
Posted By B-tsai

Can you link up or reference where the new pump...

Can you link up or reference where the new pump can be had for $1k? Sounds like a bargain

Nah, not interested in the conversion.. I still like my ABC... for now.
06-18-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,292
Posted By B-tsai

Anybody know where to buy a remanufactured ABC...

Anybody know where to buy a remanufactured ABC pump online? I saw in a different post that those run about $650?

The ABC pump is a dual pump and acts as a steering pump as well right?

I see on...
06-12-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,292
Posted By B-tsai

ABC pump just died :(

White warning while on highway
Clicking/ whirring sounds coming from my feet area
Red warning just as I got off the highway exit
Suspension lowered, my wheels grinding the fenders (I have an...
06-11-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 846
Posted By B-tsai

Why risk buying a lemon for $21k+ with unknown...

Why risk buying a lemon for $21k+ with unknown service history and issues when you can buy kustom2k1's car (asking $26k) with proven mods.

Your likely immediate maintenance and repair bills for...
06-08-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,951
Posted By B-tsai

Car surges when slowing down to a stop

Hey guys..

I've had this problem for a while, I'm braking and slowing down to a stop and the car suddenly surges forward a bit.

I'd like to think that its just the massive torque from the...
05-30-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 308
Posted By B-tsai

W164 Eibach Springs - Brand New - Cheap

Sup all.

I got a box of new Eibach Springs for my ML550 W164 that I need to sell cause I sold my SUV a while back already.

Fits 2006-2011, around 1.4" drop.

Local sale (Vancouver, B.C. to...
05-29-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,275
Posted By B-tsai

Hey guys.. I was just wondering for the...

Hey guys.. I was just wondering for the resonator delete.. VTVette's setup with a single 45 deg bend pipe looks like it will be at a bit more restrictive angle at the connection than JohnN's setup...
05-09-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 937
Posted By B-tsai

Try calling them? ...

Try calling them? http://www.drivingemotions.com/
https://www.facebook.com/DrivingEmotions
03-20-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,092
Posted By B-tsai

VendettaMB, you still around in Vancouver? ...

VendettaMB, you still around in Vancouver?
Which shop did you go to for the exhaust work?
I'm getting stupid crazy quotes the resonator deletes from the shops I looked around at.
03-12-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 16,124
Posted By B-tsai

Just ordered one of those 1/2" magnafines from...

Just ordered one of those 1/2" magnafines from the ebay link.
I won't get to install it until May though when I get to see my car again.

For $20, seems like a no-brainer peace of mind.

Kudos...
02-24-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,500
Posted By B-tsai

Sounds like the voltage regulator. ...

Sounds like the voltage regulator.

https://mbworld.org/forums/w211-amg/391162-voltage-regulator-replacement-diy-its-usually-not-alternator.html

Make sure you get the right part number, the post...
02-17-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,514
Posted By B-tsai

Did the indy use star to double check the ride...

Did the indy use star to double check the ride height after the replacement?

I found that in my case, no error code, but the piece at the crown (the travel plunger sensor) of the new strut was...
01-13-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 753
Posted By B-tsai

How was the quality upon initial impression?

How was the quality upon initial impression?
01-11-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,560
Posted By B-tsai

I used http://www.cascadevehicleshipping.com/...

I used http://www.cascadevehicleshipping.com/ when I shipped my ML from GA to WA.
They charged me $1425 when I was getting other quotes as high as $1850+ (most quotes were around $1600-$1700).
...
01-11-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 638
Posted By B-tsai

You could access the plunger sensors through the...

You could access the plunger sensors through the trunk and swap left to right to test?
shouldn't take long.
Make sure to catch the clips.. else they'll fly off and will be hard to find.
That might...
01-02-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 753
Posted By B-tsai

Ebay Diffusers?

Anybody heard of this brand?
...
12-18-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 20,147
Posted By B-tsai

Wow, your dealership has not only dropped the...

Wow, your dealership has not only dropped the ball, but they're so frigging irresponsible (to lie about the cover, scratch and chip your paint) and disrespectful that its almost unbelievable AMG...
12-10-2013, 10:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,531
Posted By B-tsai

Probably not "locked" shut, probably just a...

Probably not "locked" shut, probably just a sticky latch.

Simple DIY fix: http://www.benzworld.org/forums/r230-sl-class/1460447-03-sl500-glove-box-compartment-wont.html
12-10-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 47,893
Posted By B-tsai

Chris, great project results. May I ask you,...

Chris, great project results.

May I ask you, when you took apart the climate control, did you notice if the rest of the face of the climate controls could be taken apart?

(one of my bulbs...
11-30-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 991
Posted By B-tsai

1) agree bump issue is the accumulator, see post...

1) agree bump issue is the accumulator, see post #73
http://www.benzworld.org/forums/r230-sl-class/1661404-2004-sl500-abc-problem-8.html

2) dropping overnight.. is that only 1 corner? or front...
11-18-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,305
Posted By B-tsai

Probably a bad sensor.. Arnott will overnight you...

Probably a bad sensor.. Arnott will overnight you a new one via warranty.
11-16-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,226
Posted By B-tsai

Was it maybe because: a) it was a new model...

Was it maybe because:
a) it was a new model year, so pent up demand
b) it was sold over 1.5 model years..... as a super early 2003 during 2002.?
11-13-2013, 03:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,067
Posted By B-tsai

Not sure.. I won't be seeing my car for another...

Not sure.. I won't be seeing my car for another few months now.. so I can't check the engine bay to see it. But if you can see the top of the strut in the engine bay.. that's it. (Kind of the...
11-12-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,067
Posted By B-tsai

It took a while to get sorted.. but here's what...

It took a while to get sorted.. but here's what happened from start to finish:

1) Replaced OEM strut - was leaking a bit for a long time, no error codes.
2) Installed Arnott Strut via Indy...
11-10-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,203
Posted By B-tsai

Are they still not synched? I just drove mine...

Are they still not synched? I just drove mine for a while and they were recognized.
11-02-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,067
Posted By B-tsai

No, I don't get an error message at all. I...

No, I don't get an error message at all.

I called Arnott and they said maybe its the travel plunger but they never had any problems with it before... they sent me overnight.. will try it next...
11-01-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,067
Posted By B-tsai

-Shop said to replace rear accumulators... but...

-Shop said to replace rear accumulators... but I'm not so sure.

1) It doesn't fail the bounce test

2) If its the rear accumulator, then it doesn't explain why the new right rear shock drops...
10-31-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,067
Posted By B-tsai

Pretty sure it's not air trapped as they really...

Pretty sure it's not air trapped as they really did rodeo for a long time.

Today I noticed:
-abc fluid overfilled
-almost like clunking or twisting noises when driving of brick paved roads
...
10-31-2013, 02:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,067
Posted By B-tsai

Problem with new arnott strut?

Hey guys..
Can you help me diagnose?

Today, I just had replaced my passenger right rear abc strut with an arnott remanufactured, flushed abc fluid, changed filters twice, rodeo'd for over 30...
10-30-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,102
Posted By B-tsai

Repaired mine, I think they were pinched cause no...

Repaired mine, I think they were pinched cause no parts were charged.
They took off the back panels of the seats to repair it.

Cost $280 + tax
10-30-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,691
Posted By B-tsai

Dealer cost to do the work is $185 here: ...

Dealer cost to do the work is $185 here:

$126 labor
$53 filter 1 x 002-477-27-01
$4 Loom tie 1 x 005-997-27-90
$3 Hose Clamp 1 x 001-997-69-90

Mymercedesparts.com shows
$28
$2 and
10-30-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,849
Posted By B-tsai

I couldn't get much talk out of the service...

I couldn't get much talk out of the service advisor..
So no info on cause nor frequency.

But here's what they ended up billing me, verbatim with their service codes I think:

420640 Traction...
10-27-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 298
Posted By B-tsai

W164 ML Eibach Pro-Kit Springs - NEW

Brand new in unopened box - Eibach Pro - Kit Springs for ML W164

2006-2011 model years.

Gives 1.4" drop and less body roll.

Bought for $275 and sold ML.. so this is ready to go anytime.
...
10-27-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,314
Posted By B-tsai

If you already have the trickle charger.. I'd...

If you already have the trickle charger.. I'd use it.
I imagine you'll have to re-program everything (memory function items/seat/radio codes etc)
Would keys even need reprogramming I'd wonder...
10-27-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,849
Posted By B-tsai

I think maybe mine went slack from somebody...

I think maybe mine went slack from somebody driving my car with the brake left on a bit.. but who knows.

This seems like a rare malfunction.. so maybe its just an early model parts item that's...
10-26-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,849
Posted By B-tsai

Warranty doesn't cover it.. not sure why.. I'll...

Warranty doesn't cover it.. not sure why.. I'll work with them later on that.
So far, the labour is about 5 hours, $700.. I don't think its done yet.
You're right.. they had to drop a lot of areas...
10-24-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,849
Posted By B-tsai

Sounds about right.. my car is at the...

Sounds about right.. my car is at the dealership now.
They said the slack in the cable isn't fixable from the cabin of the car.
Apparently they're taking apart my trunk panels to access it.
Not...
10-24-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,493
Posted By B-tsai

https://mbworld.org/forums/w211-amg/391162-voltage...

https://mbworld.org/forums/w211-amg/391162-voltage-regulator-replacement-diy-its-usually-not-alternator.html

Take your old part out first to see which manufacturer type. Apparently there's...
10-24-2013, 04:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,849
Posted By B-tsai

Hey guys.. what was the solution for this? ...

Hey guys.. what was the solution for this?
Tonight.. I noticed my ebrake wasn't engaging when stepping on the pedal..

and when i pulled the release handle.. it came off the cable and pulled...
10-21-2013, 12:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 733
Posted By B-tsai

Weird how it shows 01-on.. (is that the european...

Weird how it shows 01-on.. (is that the european model year life cycle?) and it doesn't mention wheel width... which makes a difference if you're not using stock width.
10-20-2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,493
Posted By B-tsai

My 2003 SL55 (w/ keyless go), I let sit for 3...

My 2003 SL55 (w/ keyless go), I let sit for 3 months and it still started up fine.

I had just replaced both batteries about a month before that and although I have a trickle charger, I didn't use...
10-19-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 52,067
Posted By B-tsai

VTVETTE just posted this: ABC Fluid Flush ...

VTVETTE just posted this:
ABC Fluid Flush
https://mbworld.org/forums/sl-class-r230/517506-abc-fluid-flush-replacement.html
10-19-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 16,499
Posted By B-tsai

Awesome post! Gonna try it soon. Gonna link...

Awesome post! Gonna try it soon.
Gonna link it in the DIY section too..
10-17-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 970
Posted By B-tsai

Maybe your wheel weights are rubbing your...

Maybe your wheel weights are rubbing your callipers.. happened to me once.
10-14-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 312
Posted By B-tsai

Fair prices for labor to replace strut?

Sup all

I'm going to be replacing a leaky right rear strut with one from Arnott ($540) and as well, replace my ABC fluid and filters. Probably need a rodeo and maybe an alignment as well.

I'm...
10-12-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,558
Posted By B-tsai

Sweet.. gj thx!

Sweet.. gj thx!
10-12-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 52,067
Posted By B-tsai

HFELIU just posted this: Rear Axle Fluid...

HFELIU just posted this:
Rear Axle Fluid Change
https://mbworld.org/forums/sl55-amg-sl63-amg-sl65-amg-r230/516599-diy-sl55-rear-axle-fluid-change.html
09-26-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,919
Posted By B-tsai

No I didn't do it in the end. Read posts where...

No I didn't do it in the end.
Read posts where people's roof ended up leaking even after MB techs did the removal work.
Forum: Canada
08-25-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,325
Posted By B-tsai

Vancouver, 03 - SL55

Vancouver, 03 - SL55
07-29-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 401
Posted By B-tsai

Garmin HUD

Anybody planning on getting it?

Guesses on how to best integrate it into the dash?
I wonder if a hole can be cut in the centre top vent to accommodate it?
07-22-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 28,254
Posted By B-tsai

See my post from before.. might help you get a...

See my post from before.. might help you get a better price.

https://mbworld.org/forums/sl-class-r230/477519-post-up-where-you-bought-your-batteries-did-they-last.html
07-09-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 52,067
Posted By B-tsai

Rear Window Delaminated Side Trim Replacement ...

Rear Window Delaminated Side Trim Replacement
https://mbworld.org/forums/sl55-amg-sl63-amg-sl65-amg-r230/398426-r230-side-trim-replacement-diy.html
07-02-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 950
Posted By B-tsai

I believe that when they refurbish a lightly...

I believe that when they refurbish a lightly scratched wheel, they actually scrape/sand a thin layer of the metal off the face (obviously for deep scratches and curbs, they need to fill it first). To...
06-28-2013, 03:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,519
Posted By B-tsai

are those just milled blocks of aluminum with...

are those just milled blocks of aluminum with fittings on the end?
06-25-2013, 12:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 741
Posted By B-tsai

Not a battery issue unless you got a dud battery...

Not a battery issue unless you got a dud battery or didn't connect the leads on tightly.

I changed my battery the same way.. no issues.

Sounds like your pump is dead.. things controlled by...
05-31-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,114
Posted By B-tsai

The above vendor seems to clear out wheels...

The above vendor seems to clear out wheels regularly.
I got this set for $590 shipped w/ AMG caps! (insanely cheap right?)

Finally got them installed w/
Toyo T1 Sport
255/30/20 fronts and...
05-06-2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 21,274
Posted By B-tsai

Hmm are the newer versions two stage light ups? ...

Hmm are the newer versions two stage light ups?
I just replaced mine and it seems only the outer led's are lighting up.
04-27-2013, 01:38 AM
Replies: 728
Views: 107,994
Posted By B-tsai

Congrats on the all your hard work paying off! ...

Congrats on the all your hard work paying off! Looks amazing and props to you for sharing it all along the way.

If maybe you agree, adjust/mold the spoiler legs and tips to the same angle as the...
04-12-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 563
Posted By B-tsai

Can interior silver trim be polished?

Can the center and door trims on my 03 SL55 be polished until they are mirror like?

It feels like they're metal (probably aluminum) and they are textured a bit.
Just not sure if I can...
04-12-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,535
Posted By B-tsai

Geez... you took out 5 of them already? damn.....

Geez... you took out 5 of them already? damn.. time to get 18's and thicker sidewalls.
04-10-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,203
Posted By B-tsai

They seem to be generic ones that are...

They seem to be generic ones that are pre-programmed before they are shipped out. Best to search the ebay name for them or else contact them directly. Likely they'll have it since ML's are more...
04-09-2013, 12:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,203
Posted By B-tsai

Finally installed them.. they work great. Money...

Finally installed them.. they work great.
Money saved ;)
04-02-2013, 01:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,351
Posted By B-tsai

If the car has that many problems, and some of...

If the car has that many problems, and some of them are cheap fixes mind you, I doubt the previous owners even changed the oils...

Run away and keep looking... no brainer.
03-30-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,849
Posted By B-tsai

Nvm... Found the grommet in the light.. It was...

Nvm... Found the grommet in the light.. It was right there, front left corner of the battery area. I thought it was a solid plug at first and didn't notice the hole.
I have pics if anybody needs.
03-30-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,671
Posted By B-tsai

bearing? My mechanic told me that mine needs...

bearing?
My mechanic told me that mine needs service soon too as he said it was noisy.
03-28-2013, 01:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,719
Posted By B-tsai

OEM part number for me was A 000 330 00 18 ...

OEM part number for me was A 000 330 00 18
(haven't installed them yet)

Seems search online yields other brand replacements for about $12 each.
03-27-2013, 04:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,849
Posted By B-tsai

http://www.benzworld.org/forums/r230-sl-class/1623...

http://www.benzworld.org/forums/r230-sl-class/1623488-plastic-8-tube-consumer-battery.html

Anybody have pics of this hole/rubber grommet setup?

or can anybody take a pic?

Cheers and thanks...
03-26-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,719
Posted By B-tsai

I just bought the OEM front bolt kit from the...

I just bought the OEM front bolt kit from the local MB parts department.
$25 each corner (fronts only).

Get the part number from your local Mercedes and we can compare.
03-26-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,248
Posted By B-tsai

Heads up, the front battery I bought at the...

Heads up, the front battery I bought at the Interstate store.. was the OEM one.. Mercedes stickers/logos and all.

They wanted $179 for it this time, but I talked them back down to $149+tax.
...
03-26-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,849
Posted By B-tsai

Battery vent hole to where

Hi all
Just replaced my trunk battery.. with aftermarket Walmart.
Noted that the original OEM battery vent tube went from the battery to nothing.. just tucked downwards.

Is this correct? or...
03-20-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 24,238
Posted By B-tsai

Nice.. and the decals dont come off?

Nice.. and the decals dont come off?
02-13-2013, 02:28 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 28,604
Posted By B-tsai

How approximately long does it take for the...

How approximately long does it take for the turnaround?
02-10-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,880
Posted By B-tsai

Pretty sweet! (and thanks for sharing too!) No...

Pretty sweet! (and thanks for sharing too!)
No doubt FTP's gonna get a few orders more because of this post.
Can you share what the retail cost of this was and how difficult/easy it was to swap in?
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By B-tsai

Sounds like you need to visit a tire shop. ...

Sounds like you need to visit a tire shop.

Make sure you have the right ball/cone seating and they'll measure length of studs too when they order you a new set.

Too long and you'll probably hit...
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By B-tsai

get new studs ;)

get new studs ;)
01-22-2013, 02:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,114
Posted By B-tsai

Giovanna Martuni's

After sorting out mechanical issues in my new to me SL55, I finally get to have a little fun.

I liked the look of the stock 20-spoke rims on my Sl55 and couldn't find another style that was...
01-22-2013, 02:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,203
Posted By B-tsai

Received them, here's a pic of the boxes,...

Received them, here's a pic of the boxes, contents and the contact card that came in the envelope.

Instructions included shows that it's pretty simple to install them onto the wheel (tire...
01-15-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,820
Posted By B-tsai

Seems Ebay has replacements (or bull bars...

Seems Ebay has replacements (or bull bars instead) for around $200 shipped.
Doubt its hard to figure out how to replace once you have it in your hands.
01-12-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 916
Posted By B-tsai

Small things I have learned or found wrong with...

Small things I have learned or found wrong with my recent SL55 purchase:

(I left out the obvious suspension struts and pump/heat exchange pump/supercharger clutch because these are already well...
01-12-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,248
Posted By B-tsai

Post up where you bought your batteries from and did they last?

Hey all

I'm starting my search for a new pair of front and rear batteries for my Sl55.. and noted that there's so many different sources with a wide range of prices.

So to avoid the duplication...
01-11-2013, 05:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 647
Posted By B-tsai

Thanks for the advice. I ended up ordering...

Thanks for the advice.

I ended up ordering the smaller offsets with the rears milled an extra 5mm just in case.
01-11-2013, 04:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,203
Posted By B-tsai

Just ordered a set of aftermarket TPMS for my...

Just ordered a set of aftermarket TPMS for my 2003 SL55

I'll report again after installation to confirm to everybody that they work.

Check out http://www.orotekusa.com to confirm the part...
01-10-2013, 02:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 647
Posted By B-tsai

Help with Offset and spacer decision...

My 03 SL55 needs new rims/tires..
(Note that I'm lowered on lowering links)

So I've picked out the tires:

Toyo Proxes 4 Plus
Fronts: 255/30/20 (Stock is 255/40/18)
Rears: 295/25/20...
01-09-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,832
Posted By B-tsai

0 580 000 010 seems to be the new part number for...

0 580 000 010 seems to be the new part number for anybody whom was still looking.
(Caveat.. I can't seem to find it online on oem parts' websites)
01-07-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 975
Posted By B-tsai

Did anybody ever find a way to adjust these bins?

Did anybody ever find a way to adjust these bins?
01-07-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 52,067
Posted By B-tsai

+1 Sticky!! If OP would like to edit his...

+1 Sticky!!
If OP would like to edit his original post to include these... I'll edit and erase this post later..

DIY: Trunk/Hood/Console Box/Roof strut part numbers and replacement...
12-24-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,522
Posted By B-tsai

Wheel offset too aggressive?

Hi all

Found some 20" wheels with the following specs:

Fronts: 20x8.5 +20 (plans to fit 255/30/20 tires)
Rears: 20x10 +25 (plans to fit 295/25/20 tires)

Do you think the offsets will push...
12-16-2012, 02:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 526
Posted By B-tsai

Fan Dial light is out.. replaceable?

Hi all
I've got a 2003 SL55 and noticed today that one of the fan speed dial lights are out.. (specifically the second one from the left/slowest).

Any experience out there if the lamp behind the...
12-12-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,478
Posted By B-tsai

Pics of these on SL? would 20's fit?

Pics of these on SL? would 20's fit?
Forum: Canada
12-12-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 604
Posted By B-tsai

FS: W164 Black Grill, mats, springs

For sale due to selling car:

1) Eibach springs (new in box, never used) $325

2) Black OEM floormats (extra set, brand new) and Black plastic-leather trunk mat (custom fit, barely used) $125
...
12-09-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 875
Posted By B-tsai

I got a set of the plugs (and four bottles of...

I got a set of the plugs (and four bottles of cleaners) from Advance for less than $160 all-in using the codes found above. ($40 off $110+ twice)..

Wondering what else I can buy using those...
12-09-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 34,801
Posted By B-tsai

can you email me the pics? vvmc 2001 @...

can you email me the pics?
vvmc 2001 @ hotmail.com

Likely I'll try this after the new years.

Cheers and thanks in advance
12-07-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 875
Posted By B-tsai

Whtevo.... how do I remove the old fluid? Is...

Whtevo.... how do I remove the old fluid?
Is there a tutorial somewhere on the forum?
12-07-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 875
Posted By B-tsai

Thanks Alex Does the spring/seal need to be...

Thanks Alex

Does the spring/seal need to be replaced as well?
12-07-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 875
Posted By B-tsai

Note: anybody looking for spark plugs, the NGK...

Note: anybody looking for spark plugs, the NGK ILFR6A 's are a good deal at Advanced Auto Parts.

12.99 each x 16
Free Shipping
Fatwallet 4% cashback
and coupon codes...
12-07-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 875
Posted By B-tsai

Maintenance questions - How To's?

Just bought a 2003 SL55.

Wanted to change and flush the ABC fluid/Filter so I've purchased the filter/seal/spring and about 12L of CHF11S fluid.

Is there a DIY guide somewhere on this forum? I...
12-07-2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 21,274
Posted By B-tsai

Just ordered the 2009 SL65 Black Series version...

Just ordered the 2009 SL65 Black Series version (I think it's smoked from my research).

Got it from mymercedesparts.com and with shipping (and other small parts as well), it was cheaper than...
12-06-2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,830
Posted By B-tsai

Hey Vancouver guys Let me know when you're...

Hey Vancouver guys
Let me know when you're doing wrapping in Vancouver, I'd like to wrap some bits on my SL as well.. maybe we can do them at the same time or something.
12-05-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,719
Posted By B-tsai

Still available? price shipped to 98229. (trim...

Still available? price shipped to 98229.
(trim pieces)
10-21-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,412
Posted By B-tsai

Yup, got my refund from Paypal/Ebay. Had to...

Yup, got my refund from Paypal/Ebay.
Had to wait out the dispute period though.

Noticed that the seller had multiple ebay accounts:
1) Adamtuning
2) atuning2012
3) eutuning2012

Maybe these...
10-09-2012, 06:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,412
Posted By B-tsai

Don't bother, seller never replied to me and now...

Don't bother, seller never replied to me and now I'm trying to get my money back from ebay/paypal.

Guess cheap isn't the way to go.
10-05-2012, 04:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 657
Posted By B-tsai

How are the Bilstein's? Seems this combo is...

How are the Bilstein's?
Seems this combo is what's available from Tirerack.
09-18-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,412
Posted By B-tsai

Ordered them on the 14th... no tracking number...

Ordered them on the 14th... no tracking number nor update from the seller yet (18th today)... still trusting that he'll update with "Shipped" soon.

I'll post up the results in a while after I...
09-16-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,412
Posted By B-tsai

Fenders on Ebay

Seems that a seller has a few aftermarket kits of Fender flares for sale.

http://www.ebay.ca/itm/261095740397?_trksid=p5197.c0.m619#ht_1840wt_1070

and
...
05-26-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 94,808
Posted By B-tsai

2008 ML550 98229

2008 ML550 98229
05-16-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,674
Posted By B-tsai

KCTiger.. still got pics of your front end? was...

KCTiger.. still got pics of your front end? was thinking of painting over my grill and vertical bumper strips.. match oem black.. but wanted to picture a final result first if possible! Cheers and...
05-16-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 907
Views: 169,160
Posted By B-tsai

Thanks for the pricing. I'll wait for them to...

Thanks for the pricing. I'll wait for them to come back into stock. Don't worry about the 814's. I saw them on your website already and prefer the other ones. Just let me know when!
05-16-2012, 07:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,180
Posted By B-tsai

Vassili, sent you an email and PM... lol ...

Vassili, sent you an email and PM... lol

When I moved up to 20x10's last year.. I needed longer bolts, but I guess it's wheel dependant.
05-16-2012, 05:09 AM
Replies: 907
Views: 169,160
Posted By B-tsai

Can you PM me with the price of a set of these...

Can you PM me with the price of a set of these 20x10 and approx shipping to WA?

Cheers
05-16-2012, 02:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,180
Posted By B-tsai

What length lugs did you end up having to use? ...

What length lugs did you end up having to use? 14mm?

Cheers
05-15-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,180
Posted By B-tsai

What price did you pay for them shipped to WA? I...

What price did you pay for them shipped to WA? I didn't see it on the website. What size bolts did you use? Cheers and TIA!
05-13-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,432
Posted By B-tsai

Did you find the other battery yet? Read...

Did you find the other battery yet?

Read this: http://www.benzworld.org/forums/w164-m-class/1645410-auxillary-battery-replacement-options.html
05-12-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,432
Posted By B-tsai

There's 2 batteries. Did you check both? See...

There's 2 batteries. Did you check both?
See your user manual. I believe its under the passenger front seat.
05-03-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 11,832
Posted By B-tsai

My 08 developed a super jerk when it accelerates...

My 08 developed a super jerk when it accelerates from slowdown now too.
32k miles. 2 days left on warranty lol.

In for diagnostics tomorrow. I hope they replace everything ;)
02-13-2012, 03:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,963
Posted By B-tsai

Ingalls seems to make some universal camber kits...

Ingalls seems to make some universal camber kits (Wedges).. anybody think these will work?
Need to know... what mm size strut bolts do we have on our ML's? W164.

I'm thinking now:

Bilstein...
01-16-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,963
Posted By B-tsai

Thanks guys. I also read...

Thanks guys. I also read http://www.slickcar.com/info_what_is_camber.asp to learn more about correcting camber.

I didn't know Brabus made such a correcting kit for the W164. If so, please do...
01-13-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,963
Posted By B-tsai

Ah, good to know. Keep me posted! Are...

Ah, good to know. Keep me posted!
Are camber kits essentially wedge or triangle shaped metal chunks?
I suppose longer bolts and different nuts will be required as well if so.
01-11-2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,963
Posted By B-tsai

Yeah.. I haven't lowered yet.. I want the H&R.....

Yeah.. I haven't lowered yet.. I want the H&R.. cause its the lowest.. but with the cost of 20" or 22" tires.. I just want to ensure I don't have to drop my pants for new tires every 5k kms ;)
...
01-10-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,301
Posted By B-tsai

Found my answer... seems its just double sided...

Found my answer... seems its just double sided taped on.
01-10-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,963
Posted By B-tsai

Lowered ML's: Please update on camber / tire wear.

Hey guys

Can I ask you lowered guys to update the rest of us on your tire wear situation?

I'm interested to hear: What springs you used (Eibach, H&R, Brabus).. Miles since the lowering.. and...
12-30-2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,923
Posted By B-tsai

I bought a 2nd key for my 08 ml550 for about $225...

I bought a 2nd key for my 08 ml550 for about $225 USD from the Bellingham MB dealer.
12-29-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,301
Posted By B-tsai

08 AMG front bumper - replace vertical metal strip

Hi all

Is it possible to replace the vertical metal strip on the 08 AMG style front bumper?

Mine has a dimple on it from the previous owner and I wanted to replace the panel.

Cheers and TIA.
12-25-2011, 02:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,312
Posted By B-tsai

FS W164 Burl Wood Trim - Complete Set

Hi all

I'm switching from the Burl Wood (dark brown) trim set to the aluminum set.
Therefore I'll be selling/trading all my Burl Wood trims.

Mint Condition.

Consists of:

All doors (4...
12-21-2011, 04:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,296
Posted By B-tsai

May I ask what extended warranty plan did you...

May I ask what extended warranty plan did you have in place? Cheers and TIA.
Replies: 15
Views: 7,282
Posted By B-tsai

Staggered ok for ML?

Staggered ok for ML?
11-18-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,792
Posted By B-tsai

Love it! Congrats on the results! I'd do...

Love it! Congrats on the results!

I'd do the white door sills too, rear end lights back to red.. and then leave it....

Much sweeter than E46 M3
10-19-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,482
Posted By B-tsai

I ended up taking them to the detailers to be...

I ended up taking them to the detailers to be power polished for $15... turned out much better, but they missed some spots.. likely it'll darken out again after a year.. :(
10-10-2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,469
Posted By B-tsai

Thanks for the update. I was thinking of...

Thanks for the update.

I was thinking of going with Tirerack for the springs and my local indy for install. If I remember correct, I was quoted around $600 for the labour. (Mine is 2008). Are...
10-09-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,469
Posted By B-tsai

Any update? I was thinking of doing the same.

Any update? I was thinking of doing the same.
09-16-2011, 03:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,804
Posted By B-tsai

Factory 19's.. but I already upgraded to 20's. ...

Factory 19's.. but I already upgraded to 20's.
I've also played with the air pressures... and while I can manipulate the handling and softness of the ride.. I still prefer to tighten the feel...
09-13-2011, 04:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,419
Posted By B-tsai

Best to use www.autohausaz.com and...

Best to use www.autohausaz.com and www.mymercedesparts.com to reference your part numbers to be certain.
09-11-2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,419
Posted By B-tsai

Mymercedesparts.com has your part number for $200...

Mymercedesparts.com has your part number for $200 each. It says that its the pre-converter sensors.

and I think Bosch #17016 on amazon.com are $106 each and are for the front of the car... (its...
09-11-2011, 05:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,804
Posted By B-tsai

How to tighten steering?

Hey all!
Just a quick question to the techs out there.... about how to tighten the steering?

Would a new steering damper or replacing the linkage assembly do the trick?
Also, is an alignment...
09-07-2011, 05:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,360
Posted By B-tsai

Tried "End" + * +6 on my 08 system.. didn't work...

Tried "End" + * +6 on my 08 system.. didn't work :(
09-01-2011, 11:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,360
Posted By B-tsai

I'm still awaiting this answer as well. Cheers.

I'm still awaiting this answer as well. Cheers.
09-01-2011, 11:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,317
Posted By B-tsai

Post up the pics or link!

Post up the pics or link!
08-25-2011, 04:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,919
Posted By B-tsai

I like it.. it makes it look smaller.. hmmm how...

I like it.. it makes it look smaller.. hmmm how to remove them and get the roof strips to fill them in now....
08-22-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,919
Posted By B-tsai

Can you post a picture of your ML without the...

Can you post a picture of your ML without the roof rack?
I was thinking of removing mine and wanted to see what it would look like.

Thanks!
Replies: 5
Views: 2,149
Posted By B-tsai

Yup, I did... that's the problem :(

Yup, I did... that's the problem :(
Replies: 5
Views: 2,149
Posted By B-tsai

Yeah, they used the corghi? machines. All 4...

Yeah, they used the corghi? machines.
All 4 wheels were very off balance, hence I'm pretty sure its not from hitting anything.
Road force.. probably not, wasn't anything I was offered.

Looks...
06-24-2011, 11:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,482
Posted By B-tsai

I just bought the truck 2 months ago (Ex-leased...

I just bought the truck 2 months ago (Ex-leased vehicle).. so I don't know much about the history other than the carfax and MB maintenance reports.

No other rustspots on the body, though the...
06-24-2011, 04:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,482
Posted By B-tsai

Well, I tried to polish the boards tonight.. but...

Well, I tried to polish the boards tonight.. but stopped because it's gonna take me forever to get around each nub and to scrub out the extra dark spots/rust dots.

I'm instead going to try...
Replies: 5
Views: 2,149
Posted By B-tsai

Is it common to need to rebalance wheels?

Sup all

I found that I needed to rebalance my new tire/rim combo after about 3 weeks of buying and installing them. (They are brand new rims and tires).

Is this common? I mean, is it common...
06-22-2011, 02:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,622
Posted By B-tsai

lol, gotta love the disclaimer.. that the actual...

lol, gotta love the disclaimer.. that the actual product may not be as pictured.
06-20-2011, 03:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,482
Posted By B-tsai

I thought that the rubber nubs were a separate...

I thought that the rubber nubs were a separate piece from the actual top aluminum cover... I envision perhaps having to enlarge the holes to accomodate the rubber nubs poking through.
06-19-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,482
Posted By B-tsai

Powder coat or chroming running boards step plate

Sup all

I'm getting a bit tired of looking at my dingy/rusting running board plates and was wondering if anybody has considered refinishing them?

Mainly, I was thinking about having them chrome...
06-15-2011, 02:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,701
Posted By B-tsai

I got a 2008 recently and in hindsight, I think...

I got a 2008 recently and in hindsight, I think the 2009 model would've been better.

Cosmetically, you get the facelift model, polished roof bars and the LED tails (with the lighting package) that...
06-15-2011, 02:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 997
Posted By B-tsai

wow, that is absolutely messed up. I've never...

wow, that is absolutely messed up. I've never seen that before.
Keep us posted in what happens at the dealer and hopefully the cause of it too!
06-14-2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,393
Posted By B-tsai

Here's a pic with the same style wheels on my ML....

Here's a pic with the same style wheels on my ML.
Cheers.
06-09-2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,252
Posted By B-tsai

Check out the maintenance list that I did to my...

Check out the maintenance list that I did to my car when I bought it:

https://mbworld.org/forums/clk-class-w208/386728-clk320-maintenance.html
06-06-2011, 12:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,434
Posted By B-tsai

Removing rearview mirror

Anybody have experience in removing the review mirror?

I'm looking for a DIY post.

I'm having a tint banner installed on the front windshield and the installer asked if I could help him find...
06-01-2011, 12:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,095
Posted By B-tsai

Sent you an email!

Sent you an email!
06-01-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 39,104
Posted By B-tsai

How much to 98229 AMG Set.

How much to 98229 AMG Set.
05-31-2011, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,822
Posted By B-tsai

@Medic I got mine last month, 08, 550 with...

@Medic
I got mine last month, 08, 550 with Pkg2, tow, changer, ipod, wood steering, leather, keyless go and some other stuff for $35k + tax. 27k miles as well, but not CPO. No haggling, it was the...
05-22-2011, 02:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,522
Posted By B-tsai

Pics of rim and stem hole..

Pics of rim and stem hole..
05-22-2011, 02:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,522
Posted By B-tsai

Tire pics

Tire pics
05-22-2011, 02:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,522
Posted By B-tsai

New rims on my ML550

Sup all

Just wanted to share my experience and pics of my new rims.

20x10" Maya DTR, Black with 2.5" Chrome Lip
+43 offset
295/40/20 Toyo Proxes ST II

Had to forgo TPMS tire sensors as...
05-21-2011, 10:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,475
Posted By B-tsai

If you find yourself willing to ship, please let...

If you find yourself willing to ship, please let me know.

Cheers.
Replies: 10
Views: 4,056
Posted By B-tsai

Luke Thanks for your input and pictures, you...

Luke

Thanks for your input and pictures, you are definitely an asset to our community and appreciated.

My rims in question are older (Maya DTR) and the hole is nearer to the middle of the...
Replies: 10
Views: 4,056
Posted By B-tsai

TPMS for reverse mount rims

Hey all..

Got a question about installing a TPMS sensor on a reverse mount rim/tire.
Is there any sensors that will work for this application that will work with mercedes cars?

If not.. if you...
05-17-2011, 05:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,498
Posted By B-tsai

Anybody use more than one coupon? At the same...

Anybody use more than one coupon? At the same dealership?
05-13-2011, 11:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,031
Posted By B-tsai

dlbehrns... did these rims work out for you? ...

dlbehrns...
did these rims work out for you?

Using the calculator, it tells me that you would have 20mm less on the inside and 26mm more on the outside...

Chappy's setup should result in 1mm...
05-13-2011, 04:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,393
Posted By B-tsai

True that. Well, the 20x10's on my ML look...

True that.

Well, the 20x10's on my ML look good... sooo I figured... ;)
05-13-2011, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,393
Posted By B-tsai

Maya DTR's, non-staggered for 4Matics

Sup all

Please check out my post in the classifieds:

https://mbworld.org/forums/wheels-tires/399814-fs-maya-dtr-20x9-38-3pc-black-chrome.html

These wheels would be perfect for a GLK.
...
05-13-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,523
Posted By B-tsai

bump bump... Taking offers over $1,000. ...

bump bump...

Taking offers over $1,000.

Need to get of these asap!
05-12-2011, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,215
Posted By B-tsai

Puddle lights on the bottom of the door.

Hi all

I was prepping my car for sale the other night and I discovered that my doors have some sort of convenience puddle lights on the bottom.

They didn't work steadily though. The driver's...
05-11-2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,523
Posted By B-tsai

FS: Maya DTR 20x9 +38, 3Pc, Black and Chrome

Sup all

I have a set of brand new, Maya DTR wheels for sale

Perfect for 4matics as this set is NOT staggered.

20x9
+38 offset
Black Face
2" Chrome Lip
05-11-2011, 05:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,835
Posted By B-tsai

AM1996 May I ask where you got the quote from? ...

AM1996
May I ask where you got the quote from?
I got a quote for over $8k. (08 ML550 w less miles than yours)

Cheers and thanks!
Replies: 7
Views: 5,427
Posted By B-tsai

Hmm I can't seem to find any fords 2009 and up...

Hmm I can't seem to find any fords 2009 and up that use 433 mhz.. they all seem to use 315 mhz.. I found that the 2003 ford explorer uses 433 though (old P/N 2L2Z1A150AA new P/N 4L2Z1A150BA).....
05-05-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,611
Posted By B-tsai

Got a quote for additional MB warranty. ...

Got a quote for additional MB warranty. additional 4 yrs and additional 48k miles. Nearly $8k.

(even the mercedes guy thought it was really really high...)

For reference, my 2008 ML550 is...
05-05-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,498
Posted By B-tsai

Weird.. with my 99 CLK, I get $100.. with my 08...

Weird.. with my 99 CLK, I get $100.. with my 08 ML I get $25

I guess the figure the old cars don't go into their service as much, hence the bigger bait.
05-02-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,339
Posted By B-tsai

Yup, changed the DRL and the digital speedo to...

Yup, changed the DRL and the digital speedo to KMS myself.

Thanks all!

Cheers
04-27-2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 939
Posted By B-tsai

Deal on chrome vent strips

Just found these on ebay for $35+$8 .. seems to be really cheap as most others are near $100.

Ebay item #290558452233

Anybody have experience with this seller? They have tons of feedback....
04-27-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,339
Posted By B-tsai

Activating DRL and KM's - Help

Hi all

I'm exporting an 2008 ML550 to Canada and I called a Washington MB dealer to see what he would charge for activating the DRL and switching to KM's/Hr on the speedo.

The SA stated...
04-27-2011, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 811
Posted By B-tsai

Powerful wiper?!

When my windshield wiper arm swings, my whole car rocks a bit.. do you guys have the same experience? Its either really really strong, or maybe one of the motors is strained?

Cheers and thanks...
04-27-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,193
Posted By B-tsai

Hey guys, can I get an update on how your tires...

Hey guys, can I get an update on how your tires held up after lowering?
Please state if you used Eibach or H&R's

I'm deciding which set of springs to use next week.

Cheers and Thanks in...
04-26-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,678
Posted By B-tsai

I believe you use the power function to face the...

I believe you use the power function to face the mirror down as far as possible, then from the top, there should be a clip that you can access. Use a flathead screwdriver to unclip it.
04-25-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,127
Posted By B-tsai

Aftermarket LED DRL installed?

Has anybody installed LED DRL's on their ML?

I'm importing a 2008 ML into Canada and I need to modify it to have daytime running lights. As such, instead of having the dealership activate my...
04-25-2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,786
Posted By B-tsai

I don't believe OEM rims are staggered.. and I...

I don't believe OEM rims are staggered.. and I think we cannot use a staggered fitment either from what I read before on this forum.
04-23-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,077
Posted By B-tsai

Dun suppose you would have a set of (4) 20x10's...

Dun suppose you would have a set of (4) 20x10's in black? for W164
04-19-2011, 03:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,498
Posted By B-tsai

second link works... thanks op! I got a $25...

second link works...
thanks op! I got a $25 gift certificate for parts/service...
04-17-2011, 04:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,454
Posted By B-tsai

Still for sale?

Still for sale?
04-16-2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,553
Posted By B-tsai

You can buy just the glass, but its like $450...

You can buy just the glass, but its like $450 ish.....

Alternatively, you can just buy a regular piece of replacement glass (no tinting feature) on ebay for a lot lot less.
04-14-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,611
Posted By B-tsai

Did anybody find a good deal on an extended...

Did anybody find a good deal on an extended warranty?
I just bought an 08 ML550 and I'm hoping to purchase some piece of mind.

TIA!
04-14-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,447
Posted By B-tsai

Ditto.... ML63 style and I'm in.

Ditto.... ML63 style and I'm in.
04-12-2011, 12:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,316
Posted By B-tsai

Roof racks... black/chrome/nil

Hey all...

I'm not a fan of the black roof rack rails on the 07/08 ML's but I do like the Chrome rails on the 09+

While searching the the replacement chrome rails to install on the 08 ML, I...
04-07-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,287
Posted By B-tsai

I checked with two local dealers and they both...

I checked with two local dealers and they both will not cover the repair.

They quoted the following:
$445.10 for the harmonic balancer
1 hour of labour is required
$65 for the belt.

I found...
04-07-2011, 04:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,287
Posted By B-tsai

Harmonic Balancer Repaired in Canada?

For all you Canadian CLK owners....

Have you had your Harmonic Balancer (HB) replaced under recall?
Was it outside of your warranty period?
If so, can you please provide some details (such as...
04-06-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,548
Posted By B-tsai

lol, I'm waiting for the same reply.... I need...

lol, I'm waiting for the same reply.... I need to pick up a set asap.
03-22-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 819
Posted By B-tsai

lol.. so to double check, you're from Canada...

lol..
so to double check, you're from Canada and have a Canadian version with DRL's activated?
03-22-2011, 03:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 819
Posted By B-tsai

Does your Canadian CLK.... ?

...say "SWITCH OFF LAMPS" and beep loudly when you exit your car... even though the Exterior lamp switch is on the "off" position?

Not sure if its normal or if I have a broken light switch.
...
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