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08-11-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,752
Posted By davis449

I'll go with what I own, model for model, for my...

I'll go with what I own, model for model, for my comparison of the two (w204 C 250 vs. w205 C300). The w205 interior overall for sure, even though I much prefer the dash integrated screen. The w205...
07-13-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By davis449

I was experiencing all kinds of these symptoms. ...

I was experiencing all kinds of these symptoms. Every time I hit the brakes, the headlights, interior lights, etc. all flickered. Power seating functions slow to move, the windows slow to roll up...
06-22-2017, 05:41 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,288
Posted By davis449

If I had to pick one, HID's without a doubt. ...

If I had to pick one, HID's without a doubt. It's C 250 and I think it's fine the way it is, just don't like not having HID headlights.
06-22-2017, 03:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,529
Posted By davis449

Adams Car Shampoo. You use so little and get so...

Adams Car Shampoo. You use so little and get so much. I wash my cars, on avg., once every two weeks and a gallon gets me through a year easily.
03-06-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,613
Posted By davis449

Sport is the first thing I do when I drive the...

Sport is the first thing I do when I drive the GF's car. Always hated "W" or "E" mode in MB's. It's the only way to get power delivery anywhere close in relation to how I drive a car. I don't...
02-07-2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,051
Posted By davis449

IDC what anyone says, I will never own a German...

IDC what anyone says, I will never own a German car, especially, without a warranty.
01-27-2017, 05:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 640
Posted By davis449

I was going to make a point of this, but if he's...

I was going to make a point of this, but if he's not doing this regularly, this really shouldn't be too much of a concern. Good advice, nonetheless.

Another thing I totally forgot to mention. If...
01-26-2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 640
Posted By davis449

There's no reason to feel ridiculous here. So...

There's no reason to feel ridiculous here. So what it's not fast? You will have fun, and that's what matters.

How long has it been since your last oil change? If it's been a while and you're...
01-06-2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,146
Posted By davis449

I bought this car for my GF to be paid off and...

I bought this car for my GF to be paid off and driven into the ground (but it is WELL taken care of). Now I'll probably renege on that and trade it before I intend to because I'm an idiot, but I...
09-27-2016, 02:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,062
Posted By davis449

I loved the HK in my BMW for about a year. I...

I loved the HK in my BMW for about a year. I spent the next year putting up with it with different settings\EQ adjustments (the BMW system has an EQ). I am getting a JL 12 installed this weekend. ...
09-27-2016, 02:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By davis449

I used the one from Apple and it worked just fine...

I used the one from Apple and it worked just fine for the ride home with my 5S when we bought car.
http://www.apple.com/shop/product/MD823AM/A/lightning-to-30-pin-adapter
09-27-2016, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,243
Posted By davis449

Jectron BG 44K

Jectron
BG 44K
08-16-2016, 12:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,979
Posted By davis449

You're pretty much hosed, OP. The C 250 isn't a...

You're pretty much hosed, OP. The C 250 isn't a tuner car. Yes, you could go piggyback like JB4, but that's your decision. I am against piggybacks. Go over the Bimmerpost and search JB4 in the...
07-19-2016, 02:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 22,902
Posted By davis449

LOL! I don't...:rolf: I do agree,...

LOL! I don't...:rolf:



I do agree, though. I've had enough of the aftermarket tuning B.S., though, through my 2 previous Audi's. I just wish MB would do an OEM "PPK" like BMW. If that was...
04-25-2016, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 509
Posted By davis449

Just bought a 2013 for my GF. Drove a few 2012's...

Just bought a 2013 for my GF. Drove a few 2012's and I didn't even notice a difference in the COMMAND color scheme. I agree with michail71, get it loaded. We did, no regrets. I can't speak to the...
04-22-2016, 03:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,229
Posted By davis449

Drove it in Sport the whole time, I already knew...

Drove it in Sport the whole time, I already knew better.:D I owned two Mercedes before and the more things have changed, the more they've stayed the same (especially with regards to the Eco\Sport...
04-22-2016, 02:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,229
Posted By davis449

Having driven all of the above, with the...

Having driven all of the above, with the exception of the G37x, there's no way I'm ever buying AWD, in this class, again that's not an Audi. I've owned two Audi Quattro's of both types (Torsen and...
04-12-2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,610
Posted By davis449

Seems to me there's never been much of a...

Seems to me there's never been much of a performance tuning market for Mercedes (in the broad sense). I look at the landscape now vs. 15 years ago when I had my first Benz and it's almost as if...
04-05-2016, 11:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,375
Posted By davis449

Yeah, buddy, I'm back. Got the GF a C 250 couple...

Yeah, buddy, I'm back. Got the GF a C 250 couple weeks ago. You know me, I'm always around SOMEWHERE.


Because I don't want one. Just crawl back under your rock already...
04-04-2016, 02:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,375
Posted By davis449

And that's great, because without people like you...

And that's great, because without people like you to take that HUGE depreciation hit for those of us with a brain, I wouldn't have been able to score my GF's car for so effing cheap. Thank you!:y
Forum: Kill Stories
04-01-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,719
Posted By davis449

Audi TT-RS and RS3...also, my current car...:D

Audi TT-RS and RS3...also, my current car...:D
Forum: Kill Stories
10-30-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 868
Posted By davis449

This.

This.
Forum: Kill Stories
10-30-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,080
Posted By davis449

I ran 997 911's, Boxster S's, and Cayman S's...

I ran 997 911's, Boxster S's, and Cayman S's around Barber Motorsport for two days in 2010. Unlike other driving schools, you're in the car most of the time, very little bull**** lectures, so seat...
Forum: Kill Stories
09-20-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,050
Posted By davis449

No less than forced induction would make that...

No less than forced induction would make that possible.
Forum: Kill Stories
09-19-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,050
Posted By davis449

I asked the question above because a tuned B6 or...

I asked the question above because a tuned B6 or B7 S4 wouldn't spank an E55.
Forum: Kill Stories
09-18-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,080
Posted By davis449

Now throw in a curvy road and the story...

Now throw in a curvy road and the story changes...:D

Nice kill.
Forum: Kill Stories
09-18-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,050
Posted By davis449

Which blue one? The pictured cars above are both...

Which blue one? The pictured cars above are both blue and different models.:confused:
09-13-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,526
Posted By davis449

I really hoped the CLA 45 AMG would be the car to...

I really hoped the CLA 45 AMG would be the car to bring me back to Benz. Alas, I saw a CLA 250 Sport in person in Europe two months ago...NOPE. The styling is NOT what I thought it would be in the...
Forum: Kill Stories
08-30-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,050
Posted By davis449

No, you're right, a stocker B8 S4 shouldn't beat...

No, you're right, a stocker B8 S4 shouldn't beat an '06 E55.
Forum: Kill Stories
08-29-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,881
Posted By davis449

Driving to Vegas for Wuste 2011 I got pulled over...

Driving to Vegas for Wuste 2011 I got pulled over four times before getting out of Texas for no front plate. The last State Trooper who pulled me over outside Van Horn, Tx (literally the middle of...
Forum: Kill Stories
08-29-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,050
Posted By davis449

I'll chime in here. Yes, the B5 S4 (2000-2002 MY...

I'll chime in here. Yes, the B5 S4 (2000-2002 MY pictured first in the above post) with OEM Borg Warner K04 Turbo's (from the European B5 RS4 that we never got here in the states) are a popular...
10-19-2007, 10:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,046
Posted By davis449

Seriously, the only way to really solve this...

Seriously, the only way to really solve this problem is change the HU. When I drove my former C-Class down from Chicago, when I first got it, I had my iPOD with me to entertain me on the way down...
09-25-2007, 11:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,578
Posted By davis449

This is correct. However, the 1.8T in the new B8...

This is correct. However, the 1.8T in the new B8 chassis is NOT the same exact 1.8T they've always been using. The new 1.8 (Europe only) is a FSI engine now. The 2.0T FSI will stay in America.
09-24-2007, 11:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,112
Posted By davis449

What I meant was that I wouldn't go over 18" on a...

What I meant was that I wouldn't go over 18" on a lowered suspension due to potential rubbing issues. If you are that dead set on having 19's and lowering it, go for it, but be warned. Rims alone...
09-21-2007, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 803
Posted By davis449

Don't take this the wrong way, but your unlce is...

Don't take this the wrong way, but your unlce is wrong. I don't know if they even make coilovers for the w202. However, if you want to go spring and shock to get this done, you need to do springs and...
09-21-2007, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,112
Posted By davis449

Don't take this the wrong way, but your unlce is...

Don't take this the wrong way, but your unlce is wrong. I don't know if they even make coilovers for the w202. However, if you want to go spring and shock to get this done, you need to do springs...
09-13-2007, 03:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,191
Posted By davis449

Straight from a dedicated Mitsubishi 3000GT VR4...

Straight from a dedicated Mitsubishi 3000GT VR4 Spyder site



I always thought Mitsu did it frist, but apparently, we were both wrong, Ford beat everyone.
09-06-2007, 11:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,370
Posted By davis449

I do believe so. The C 240 is weaksauce though. ...

I do believe so. The C 240 is weaksauce though. I remember the look on the guy's face at the next light after I smoked his ass (him in a w203) in my '95 C 280. The car looked new and I bet he was...
09-05-2007, 11:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,370
Posted By davis449

Yeah I still have mad love for the w202. Every...

Yeah I still have mad love for the w202. Every time I see one, I see mine, it makes me sad sometimes. There's a lot of elegence in a Benz that other manufacturers just can't touch. Don't get me...
Forum: Kill Stories
09-05-2007, 07:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,154
Posted By davis449

No, but I highly doubt with 125 HP/190 ft. lbs....

No, but I highly doubt with 125 HP/190 ft. lbs. and a curb weight of a typical Cadillac (in excess of 4K lbs.) from the 1980's (Allante probably excluded) I doubt it would do much damage...
09-05-2007, 12:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,370
Posted By davis449

Yeah I would agree that a modded w202>w204, but...

Yeah I would agree that a modded w202>w204, but stock for stock (say sport pkg. for sport pkg.) the w204>w202. Nice ride man.
Forum: Kill Stories
09-05-2007, 12:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,154
Posted By davis449

No offense, but you won't kill a 10 yr. old on a...

No offense, but you won't kill a 10 yr. old on a bicycle in a S320.
06-22-2007, 10:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,993
Posted By davis449

5 X 112 is the bolt pattern, I believe. I can't...

5 X 112 is the bolt pattern, I believe. I can't remember what the offset is. You can fit pretty much any wheel from any mercedes except the SUV's, the S-, and SL-Classes. You should drop that...
06-19-2007, 08:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 949
Posted By davis449

Try resetting the transmision and see if that...

Try resetting the transmision and see if that helps. The process, if I remember correctly, is turn the key in the ignition without starting it, hold the gas pedal for five seconds, then turn the key...
06-07-2007, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1,575
Views: 792,422
Posted By davis449

Here are the final pics of my car before I sold...

Here are the final pics of my car before I sold it for my Audi.

http://home.satx.rr.com/chrisdpicsetc/car%20pics/fav19.jpg

http://home.satx.rr.com/chrisdpicsetc/car%20pics/fav2%20.jpg
...
06-06-2007, 10:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,788
Posted By davis449

Don't pay Circuit City to do it. It's easy. Get...

Don't pay Circuit City to do it. It's easy. Get a VW/Audi harness and wire it up. Shouldn't take you more than an hour. The only tricky thing is that the standard color for power and switched 12V...
06-06-2007, 10:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,029
Posted By davis449

There are probably a million threads about this...

There are probably a million threads about this subject, but I'll post my opinion anyway.

It's a funny thing. I had Bose in my 1999 (the only one of my C 280's to get any aftermarket sound...
06-06-2007, 09:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 662
Posted By davis449

So you're going from a w202 to a w203?

So you're going from a w202 to a w203?
05-25-2007, 11:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,042
Posted By davis449

This is the reason I got rid of my MB. I had a...

This is the reason I got rid of my MB. I had a similar experience with my steering and the MB dealer trying to :boink: me. I have a post all about it over in the Off Topic at club202.com.
02-21-2007, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,638
Posted By davis449

The staggered setup is standard for all factory...

The staggered setup is standard for all factory AMG tuned cars and cars equipped with AMG packages and that's why you find them configured like that. I have a staggered setup the same sizes as the...
01-12-2007, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 737
Posted By davis449

LOL! The Bose system means that the car's audio...

LOL! The Bose system means that the car's audio system (speakers only) is manufactured by Bose. If you have it and you want to upgrade it, adding a sub is all you need to do. However, if you are...
01-03-2007, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 851
Posted By davis449

All the stuff in the first paragraph sounds like...

All the stuff in the first paragraph sounds like a normal Benz (or any other German car for that matter). They always have delayed shifting in the morning when cold and they always shift hard into...
12-10-2006, 11:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 645
Posted By davis449

As far as I know, there's nothing you can do...

As far as I know, there's nothing you can do yourself to fix the issue. You can send your radio off for repair to http://www.mercedesradiorepair.com and they'll fix it for a flat rate, I believe. ...
12-10-2006, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 758
Posted By davis449

My bad (possibly) on the link, arslanm3. I just...

My bad (possibly) on the link, arslanm3. I just re-read your post and realized that you aren't in the U.S. (the C 200 model designation clued me in). eshocks may not ship internationally. However,...
12-04-2006, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 758
Posted By davis449

What you want are Bilstein HD's. You can order...

What you want are Bilstein HD's. You can order them online for the cheapest (that I've seen) at eshocks.com. Just go there and go through the vehicle selection process and it will give you part #'s...
11-01-2006, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 824
Posted By davis449

I'm not too sure what it is you want to do with...

I'm not too sure what it is you want to do with the montior. Does an Ipod even display on an external montitor like that? From your explaination, the best I can offer you is to buy a deck that does...
10-22-2006, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 667
Posted By davis449

If you're gonna keep the stock rims, go...

If you're gonna keep the stock rims, go 215/60/15, if you're gonna change rims, 16's are dumb idea, go 17's and be done with it.
10-11-2006, 08:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 16,391
Posted By davis449

This would be an isolated incident, in my...

This would be an isolated incident, in my experience.
10-05-2006, 10:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 16,391
Posted By davis449

I've been on these boards since '03 and read...

I've been on these boards since '03 and read through numerous repair threads in numerous Mercedes forums and it seems to me that the 4 cyl. w202's (NA and supercharged) are the most reliable of the...
10-05-2006, 10:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 683
Posted By davis449

You are WAY too concerned with this. Mercedes...

You are WAY too concerned with this. Mercedes (and German cars in general) has, historically, the BEST paint work of almost any maufactured car in the world. Assuming your paint is fine now,...
10-05-2006, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,228
Posted By davis449

Most importantly, I would maintenance the engine,...

Most importantly, I would maintenance the engine, etc. first. Make sure you change the oil with the appropriate synthetic oil, fuel system flush, tranny flush, brake flush, coolant system flush,...
09-17-2006, 02:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,943
Posted By davis449

LOL!:D

LOL!:D
08-29-2006, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 854
Posted By davis449

Yeah the wheels are different and are 16's as...

Yeah the wheels are different and are 16's as opposed to 15's. Although judging by your Nissan, you probably won't keep the stock rims. I just like the "less chrome" exterior appearance of the...
08-29-2006, 12:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 854
Posted By davis449

I've heard some stories, but I will tell you that...

I've heard some stories, but I will tell you that I had no electrical problems with my 1995 C 280 nor my 1999 C 280. The w202 is a great car, just make sure you get the Sport Package if you are...
08-10-2006, 09:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,195
Posted By davis449

I tend to favor two products: Lubro Moly Ventil...

I tend to favor two products: Lubro Moly Ventil Sauber and Jectron. I rotate them every oil change (about 7500 miles).
08-06-2006, 12:17 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,669
Posted By davis449

LOL! I thought you were fixin' to post something...

LOL! I thought you were fixin' to post something else! You know, that OTHER thread.
08-05-2006, 11:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,732
Posted By davis449

Ok, maybe you didn't understand me correctly, let...

Ok, maybe you didn't understand me correctly, let me see if I can get this right. This is not a problem that can be fixed. This is the way the car drives. It will not matter if they replace your...
08-04-2006, 07:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,732
Posted By davis449

Well there are two sides to this, which is why I...

Well there are two sides to this, which is why I don't think selecting a lower gear is the ultimate and all-encompasing solution. If any of you have ever driven a Honda Accord V6, you don't have to...
08-04-2006, 02:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,921
Posted By davis449

If I were you I would cross the TL off my list. ...

If I were you I would cross the TL off my list. Yeah it's kinda fun if you like that FWD torque steer, but the transmissions are CRAP. If I were you I would forget about the wood interior and buy a...
08-04-2006, 12:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,732
Posted By davis449

Repost from w202 forum: I'm so sorrry, but...

Repost from w202 forum:

I'm so sorrry, but WELCOME TO DRIVING A MERCEDES! LOL! I have the same problem in my w202 as well as all the w203's I've driven. What you need to do is learn to drive your...
08-04-2006, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 718
Posted By davis449

I'm so sorrry, but WELCOME TO DRIVING A MERCEDES!...

I'm so sorrry, but WELCOME TO DRIVING A MERCEDES! LOL! I have the same problem in my w202 as well as all the w203's I've driven. What you need to do is learn to drive your car. I don't mean this...
07-30-2006, 12:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,120
Posted By davis449

I can't believe the dealer told you $188 for a...

I can't believe the dealer told you $188 for a radio code. Hell mine was on my VMI information from the dealer and any time I've needed one, all the dealers give them to me for free.
07-27-2006, 01:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,029
Posted By davis449

Carputers are fun!:D I've had mine in my w202 for...

Carputers are fun!:D I've had mine in my w202 for a little over a year now and I love it. Nice install man.
07-22-2006, 05:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,120
Posted By davis449

BTW, for the record, I think FSS is bull****. ...

BTW, for the record, I think FSS is bull****. Keep track of your own maintenance from now on. I do oil changes every 7500 miles. You may wish to do shorter intervals, but 10K miles is rediculous.
07-17-2006, 07:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,120
Posted By davis449

Synthetic oil is used, I beleive, on all vehicles...

Synthetic oil is used, I beleive, on all vehicles 1998^ with MB. Yours should be running synthetic unless the previous owner was an idiot. Mobil 1 is the preferred oil of MB. The key is definitely...
07-13-2006, 09:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,122
Posted By davis449

Oil Changes are flat rate at my dealer, about $90...

Oil Changes are flat rate at my dealer, about $90 after tax.
07-10-2006, 10:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,206
Posted By davis449

Sorry TP, but I gotta call bull**** on that...

Sorry TP, but I gotta call bull**** on that statement.



If you want tranny problems, buy a Acura TL.
06-29-2006, 11:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 942
Posted By davis449

The 2005 C 230's are Kompressors. They drive...

The 2005 C 230's are Kompressors. They drive almost exactly like the w202 230K's, actually a bit slower on on the low end, but better handling. They're a 1.8 L supercharged 4 cyl. as opposed to the...
06-28-2006, 08:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 942
Posted By davis449

I think I could make the same argument for the...

I think I could make the same argument for the 230K's engine. I see way more complaint threads on 280's of all years than I do on 230k's and regular 230's.
06-28-2006, 02:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 942
Posted By davis449

I absolutely REFUSE to have a 4cyl. car. I will...

I absolutely REFUSE to have a 4cyl. car. I will make an exception for a beater car that I will get eventually, but outside of that, I WILL NOT own a 4cyl. Hence the reason I have the C 280.
06-27-2006, 11:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 733
Posted By davis449

I HATED that on my 95 Benz. But yeah I'm sure it...

I HATED that on my 95 Benz. But yeah I'm sure it cold be done if you wanted it to.
06-27-2006, 11:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,550
Posted By davis449

Unless I'm in HEAVY traffic, I roll strictly in...

Unless I'm in HEAVY traffic, I roll strictly in S. I can't stand the start in 2nd gear, makes the car too slow and kick down on the freeway at 70-80 will only go down one gear. You're fine driving...
06-24-2006, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,550
Posted By davis449

The Winter/Standard mode is how I've always heard...

The Winter/Standard mode is how I've always heard it. Here it is straight from the owners online at mbusa.com:



That being said. On the w203 C-Classes the switch on the transimission says C/S...
06-14-2006, 02:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,578
Posted By davis449

I watched the behind the scenes on FF3 on HBO...

I watched the behind the scenes on FF3 on HBO when I was bored last week and they said "yes we really do wreck the cars", so yeah.:wall:
06-14-2006, 02:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,905
Posted By davis449

The way the fiber optic system for the Bose works...

The way the fiber optic system for the Bose works in the w202, the "fiber optic netork" is strictly for communications between the HU and the optional phone and the CD changer. The rest is regular...
06-13-2006, 06:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,578
Posted By davis449

I hate watching that cause I think "Damn, give ME...

I hate watching that cause I think "Damn, give ME that car!":wall: :wwf: :( But hell yeah, smack down that ricer!:X
06-13-2006, 04:03 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,669
Posted By davis449

Last I checked we are bashing ptrainerdave, not...

Last I checked we are bashing ptrainerdave, not each other.:wwf:
06-12-2006, 11:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,550
Posted By davis449

Well all you have to do to determine the year is...

Well all you have to do to determine the year is get under the hood and look at the manufacture date. There's info. on the driver's door B pillar as well. As far as offsets go I have no idea. If...
06-11-2006, 03:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,550
Posted By davis449

Go to www.mbusa.com for more information. The...

Go to www.mbusa.com for more information. The site is down as of this moment but should be back up later. You'll want to go under the Certified Pre-owned link and you can browse all years...
06-10-2006, 02:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 942
Posted By davis449

As far as the engine goes, I don't think you can...

As far as the engine goes, I don't think you can go wrong with either the I6 or the V6. I've had both and they have been VERY reliable. The only thing with the V6 I've encountered was the typical...
06-10-2006, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,432
Posted By davis449

You need to go get the radio removal tools either...

You need to go get the radio removal tools either from the dealer or crutchfield.com. You slide them into those two slits at the bottom of the head unit until they click and then pull it out. It's...
06-08-2006, 10:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 710
Posted By davis449

I know some people that have Remus exhausts. If...

I know some people that have Remus exhausts. If you want exhaust on these cars, from what I've heard, you have to pay the money. One more thing on the rims, remember that those are gonna be heavy...
06-07-2006, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 710
Posted By davis449

I wouldn't put anything bigger than 18's on it. ...

I wouldn't put anything bigger than 18's on it. I've seen pics (non-photo shopped) of a w202 with 20's, but I don't even want to know how much he had to do to it to get it to accomodate that size...
06-01-2006, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,036
Posted By davis449

LOL!:rolf: True that!:wall:

LOL!:rolf: True that!:wall:
06-01-2006, 03:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 14,430
Posted By davis449

Well the e36 sedan isn't a Sports Car either. It...

Well the e36 sedan isn't a Sports Car either. It may handle better than the w202 stock, I will give it that, but it still isn't a Sports Car. The w202 can handle like an e36 sedan if properly...
06-01-2006, 02:54 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,669
Posted By davis449

Not pushing my buttons. C'mon loser, take my...

Not pushing my buttons. C'mon loser, take my challenge.
05-26-2006, 10:51 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,916
Posted By davis449

Well mine was CPO from Mercedes-Benz, it was a...

Well mine was CPO from Mercedes-Benz, it was a smart buy, etc.,etc. but things WILL go wrong despite anyone looking at it and telling you it's ok.
05-25-2006, 03:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,916
Posted By davis449

Just be aware that your repair bills, should it...

Just be aware that your repair bills, should it break, will be expensive. There are several little things that go wrong with the w202 that cost a good amt. of money to fix like control arm bushings,...
05-24-2006, 03:14 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,669
Posted By davis449

I'm still waiting for this ass to show back up. ...

I'm still waiting for this ass to show back up. I don't think he will.:X he hasn't taken my challenge either.
05-23-2006, 07:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 754
Posted By davis449

Wish I could help you out in this one a little...

Wish I could help you out in this one a little more. I would think that anything that fits a 96 C 280 would fit a 95 considering they didn't change ANYTHING in the suspension between those years...
05-23-2006, 06:51 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,669
Posted By davis449

Let me get this straight: You come in here with a...

Let me get this straight: You come in here with a thread labeled "beat my C230K" as if you have the best one in here and expect people not to give their honest opinions about what they think about...
05-22-2006, 12:02 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,217
Posted By davis449

I was about to say, all that money on BS carbon...

I was about to say, all that money on BS carbon fiber crap and no suspension! :D Good lookin' ride man!
05-22-2006, 11:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,541
Posted By davis449

Front Wheel Drive sucks, I would get the 2000 C...

Front Wheel Drive sucks, I would get the 2000 C 280 Sport (Special Edition). The optioned out Infiniti I30t is a good looking car (it's a Nissan Maxima), but I think you would be more impressed with...
Forum: Kill Stories
05-17-2006, 10:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 951
Posted By davis449

This really does work, no joke. Now I've never...

This really does work, no joke. Now I've never tried this method of resetting it, but I can tell you that every time I get my car back from the dealer and they've had to do engine or tranny work,...
05-16-2006, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 601
Posted By davis449

Is it running really rough as well? If it is, it...

Is it running really rough as well? If it is, it might be a coil pack. Mine did that when I first got it. One minute it was fine, the next it was running like crap and sputtering and surging, felt...
05-14-2006, 11:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 959
Posted By davis449

If you want MP3, Blaupunkt is a good way to go...

If you want MP3, Blaupunkt is a good way to go cause it plugs right into the factory harness. No it won't screw witht he security system of the car.
05-03-2006, 11:39 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 14,430
Posted By davis449

Bad trans were 1997-1998.5.

Bad trans were 1997-1998.5.
05-02-2006, 05:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 14,430
Posted By davis449

98 C280 or 99^ C 280 or C230K is the best IMHO. ...

98 C280 or 99^ C 280 or C230K is the best IMHO. There is no way in hell I would get a w203 C 240. If you are going to get a w203, I REALLY would advise against the C 240. That thing has NO engine....
04-28-2006, 02:12 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 34,123
Posted By davis449

I get a lot of dirty looks/stares from...

I get a lot of dirty looks/stares from middle-aged and older people. I'm 24 but I look like I'm 16 so I guess it comes with the territory. My car is owned and paid for by my dad (title's gonna be...
04-28-2006, 10:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,680
Posted By davis449

I've had this car since July of last year, had...

I've had this car since July of last year, had the 95 for two years. I've learned to drive the car, but it's finicky behavior is what I'm complaining about here. Most other cars, when you go to the...
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By davis449

I had 225/50/16 on mine for a while. P Zero Nero...

I had 225/50/16 on mine for a while. P Zero Nero M+S, it was good stuff. I run stock now cause the dealer ruined my fun (long story)
04-27-2006, 12:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,614
Posted By davis449

The Exxon that I usually fill up at works...

The Exxon that I usually fill up at works sometimes and not others, wierd.
04-27-2006, 12:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,680
Posted By davis449

Well, the fact that I've had to have it worked...

Well, the fact that I've had to have it worked on, and I REALLY don't want to know how much it really costs out of warranty, twice before 75k miles is number one. It doesn't downshift upon...
04-27-2006, 12:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,680
Posted By davis449

You know, you can laugh at me all you want and it...

You know, you can laugh at me all you want and it won't do you any good. I wasn't, in effect, telling you to "go home" to your forum. I was simply stating that calling me out on my grammar and...
04-26-2006, 05:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,614
Posted By davis449

I don't know if anyone else has had this problem,...

I don't know if anyone else has had this problem, but there are some pumps I have filled up at where they just don't want to stay on. They click like they're finished when they aren't even close and...
04-26-2006, 05:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,680
Posted By davis449

Now that is as juvenile as it gets. If you have...

Now that is as juvenile as it gets. If you have such a problem with my language, why don't you head on back to your forum (w203) and then over to the Off Topic and ***** out just about EVERY SINGLE...
04-26-2006, 02:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,680
Posted By davis449

You need the class, obviously. I bet that post...

You need the class, obviously. I bet that post took you a long time to create. Did you find "colloquialisms" in the dictionary? I'm so proud of you. I used no "ghetto speak" in that post, so I...
04-26-2006, 12:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,680
Posted By davis449

What is there to not understand? Maybe you need...

What is there to not understand? Maybe you need to take a reading comprehension class.:rolleyes:
04-24-2006, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,653
Posted By davis449

I should think so.

I should think so.
04-24-2006, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,653
Posted By davis449

So tap those door speakers, signal is signal. ...

So tap those door speakers, signal is signal. The wiring behind the COMAND will have an ACC wire you can tap for amp trigger.
04-24-2006, 02:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,680
Posted By davis449

The shift quality is crap, it doesn't down shift...

The shift quality is crap, it doesn't down shift as you brake very efficiently (hence I have to pound the throttle after a rolling left turn), I had to have it worked on twice at 72K miles...
04-23-2006, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 721
Posted By davis449

Not too sure on what the largest size you can fit...

Not too sure on what the largest size you can fit in the doors is. Run over to club202.com, sign up and become a member, and run a search for speaker sizes in the Electronic Upgrades forum. You'll...
04-22-2006, 12:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,653
Posted By davis449

You can tap RCA line out signal from the rear...

You can tap RCA line out signal from the rear decks in sedans so maybe your rear speakers (don't really know how the config is in the coupe), that's what I hear most people do when they keep ther...
Replies: 9
Views: 654
Posted By davis449

27K sounds reasonable for pad replacement, I...

27K sounds reasonable for pad replacement, I don't know about resurfacing though. My fronts on my 99 C 280 Sport were done at around 53K when my sister owned the car and I wore them down to about...
04-22-2006, 12:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 721
Posted By davis449

Well the reason I say not to use the rear deck...

Well the reason I say not to use the rear deck speakers is not only because they're a ***** to get out, but also because with sub(s) in the trunk, you won't get anything out of them as far as sound...
04-21-2006, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 721
Posted By davis449

I wouldn't even bother man, just leave it alone. ...

I wouldn't even bother man, just leave it alone. If you have a Bose system, throw a sub in the trunk and call it good. If you are redoing the entire system in the car, get a good set of components...
04-19-2006, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 694
Posted By davis449

I'm sorry, I really didn't mean to come off as a...

I'm sorry, I really didn't mean to come off as a dick. I really meant thanks for making the effort to post useful info. I was just simply trying to inform you that the topic has been covered a...
04-19-2006, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 776
Posted By davis449

The performance increase you'll get from a C 230K...

The performance increase you'll get from a C 230K is worth whatever decrease in MPG it has as opposed to the regular C 230.
04-18-2006, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 694
Posted By davis449

Thanks. This topic has been covered about a...

Thanks. This topic has been covered about a million times both in here and in the Audio/Electronics forum.
04-17-2006, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 685
Posted By davis449

Yeah they're probably rewiring the car if they're...

Yeah they're probably rewiring the car if they're replacing the actual in-car speakers.
04-15-2006, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Posted By davis449

The w203 C-calss forum is where you should post.

The w203 C-calss forum is where you should post.
04-13-2006, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 725
Posted By davis449

Well, what I was trying to get at, is what color...

Well, what I was trying to get at, is what color the cable is that you're plugging in, because either way if it plugs into both decks, chances are, it shouldn't be the deck that's causing your...
04-13-2006, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 725
Posted By davis449

I'm pretty damn sure only 99 up models came with...

I'm pretty damn sure only 99 up models came with fiber optics. You shouldn't have them, but check your CD changer cable. If it's orange with a special plug, it's fiber optics, if it's just the...
04-13-2006, 11:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,493
Posted By davis449

This may help. The fiber optics in all the...

This may help. The fiber optics in all the Mercedes cars, to the best of my knowledge, is only for communications between components like CD changer and cell installation. My 99 has fiber optics...
04-11-2006, 04:59 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 54,804
Posted By davis449

You haven't seen the guy's car. It is totally...

You haven't seen the guy's car. It is totally clean. He gets compliments from EVERYONE wherever he goes. But like I said, we still make fun of him.
04-11-2006, 04:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 936
Posted By davis449

I would NEVER buy a car that doesn't come at...

I would NEVER buy a car that doesn't come at least MOST of the records on it.
04-10-2006, 11:18 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 54,804
Posted By davis449

I would have to thoroughly agree with this...

I would have to thoroughly agree with this statement. Nothing attracts the girlies like an SL. Most girls like the SLK, don't get me wrong, but for a guy it's kinda like driving a Miata...you might...
04-09-2006, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 724
Posted By davis449

Why would you want to do that? Going back to...

Why would you want to do that? Going back to stock will only make it sound bad. Aftermarket head units greatly improve the sound of stock stereos, especially the Bose.
04-05-2006, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1,138
Views: 135,009
Posted By davis449

Damn that CLS and it's effects. I don't like it...

Damn that CLS and it's effects. I don't like it cause I hate the CLS and subsequently the S-class and now this. Good God, someone needs to kick this guy's ass like they should do to Bangle.
04-04-2006, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By davis449

You have to use synthetic oil in these cars.

You have to use synthetic oil in these cars.
04-04-2006, 02:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,029
Posted By davis449

I change my oil every 7500 miles, I don't care...

I change my oil every 7500 miles, I don't care about the FSS system, screw Mercedes, they're the ones with the "lifetime" transmission fill, yeah right. I have the dealer do my oil changes at the A...
04-04-2006, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By davis449

It's a late model Mercedes so it's gonna cost you...

It's a late model Mercedes so it's gonna cost you more, that's a given right away. If I get my oil changed independently (i.e. my friend does it) it's around $40 for the oil and the filter and labor...
04-04-2006, 11:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,464
Posted By davis449

Have you ever merged on a "North American"...

Have you ever merged on a "North American" freeway??? You cannot tell me that you wouldn't see a use for 40 hp in that situation. It's a situation I encounter everyday too and am ecstatic I don't...
04-03-2006, 12:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,464
Posted By davis449

The horsepower is a dismal 148 with 155 ft/lbs....

The horsepower is a dismal 148 with 155 ft/lbs. of tourque. I would go for a C 280. However, they are pretty solid cars and I'd imagine the top speed would be around 125-130 if you had a good amt....
04-02-2006, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 666
Posted By davis449

Performance Products is like $450-$500 if I...

Performance Products is like $450-$500 if I recall correctly. Have to take it out and send it off to get the upgrade.
04-02-2006, 01:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,580
Posted By davis449

I've only seen one with my own eyes. I was...

I've only seen one with my own eyes. I was driving on 1604 and saw a car on the access road that had HID's that looked really familiar. I looked a little harder and it was a non AMG w202 with HID's.
03-30-2006, 07:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,614
Posted By davis449

It's probably the Fuel Sending Unit, it busted on...

It's probably the Fuel Sending Unit, it busted on mine too.
03-29-2006, 09:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 666
Posted By davis449

I don't think that would hurt. There are a lot...

I don't think that would hurt. There are a lot of guys running 18's here and over at club202.com. Also, from what I hear, chipping the Kompressor will help a lot.
03-28-2006, 07:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 666
Posted By davis449

Search the forums and ye shall find. Also,...

Search the forums and ye shall find. Also, forget everything you know about cheap, real HP gaining mods...doesn't happen with MB. If you want a fast one, be prepared to pay for it. Suspension is...
03-28-2006, 07:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 936
Posted By davis449

You're not going to have ANY problems with parts...

You're not going to have ANY problems with parts so don't even worry about that. As far as differences between models, there really isn't any difference between 94-96 C 220 models at all. My...
03-28-2006, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 679
Posted By davis449

Wrong forum, you're in the w203 C-Class forum.

Wrong forum, you're in the w203 C-Class forum.
03-28-2006, 11:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 936
Posted By davis449

Yeah well the "computer stuff" is the last thing...

Yeah well the "computer stuff" is the last thing you have to worry about on a w202 Benz. I wouldn't imagine that the C 220 would be real expensive to maintain as they don't seem have the major...
03-24-2006, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 650
Posted By davis449

You are most very welcome. You should've seen...

You are most very welcome. You should've seen the installer when I went in there immediately after he tinted my windows and accused him of ****ing up my stereo. He was absolutely CLUELESS as to...
03-22-2006, 11:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 650
Posted By davis449

The same thing happened to my 95 when I got the...

The same thing happened to my 95 when I got the windows tinted on it, they got water in my speaker on my driver's side door. I left the stereo off for the remainder of that day and all night and it...
03-21-2006, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 641
Posted By davis449

Mine will set at 120. ;)

Mine will set at 120. ;)
03-20-2006, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 595
Posted By davis449

CORRECTION 195/65/15 is the stock tire siz on on...

CORRECTION 195/65/15 is the stock tire siz on on your car.
03-19-2006, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,574
Posted By davis449

I had the one in Schertz (San Antonio, Tx) do one...

I had the one in Schertz (San Antonio, Tx) do one of mine that was pretty tore up and they did a wonderful job. Cost me $167 and it was well spent.
03-15-2006, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,183
Posted By davis449

The brand new ones are a V6 and he either wasn't...

The brand new ones are a V6 and he either wasn't trying or he didn't know how to drive.
03-13-2006, 07:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,306
Posted By davis449

Oh yeah...useless directional arrows, not as good...

Oh yeah...useless directional arrows, not as good detection range, and overpriced...the full package baby!
03-05-2006, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 609
Posted By davis449

IMHO opinion the CLS is the ugliest thing I've...

IMHO opinion the CLS is the ugliest thing I've ever seen. Beats anything, including the 7, that Bangle's done over at BMW. I would go with the CL or the SL, but the Sl over the CL.
03-05-2006, 07:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,835
Posted By davis449

From my experience in the dealers, wear a suit! ...

From my experience in the dealers, wear a suit! No, I think your dad will be just fine. Now let's say it were you, and you are young, going in there (provided you were going to shop for a car) then...
03-05-2006, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 677
Posted By davis449

It should fit just fine. I have LOTS of...

It should fit just fine. I have LOTS of experience with the DIN holes in w202's.
03-02-2006, 01:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,153
Posted By davis449

Well due to some confusing information in the...

Well due to some confusing information in the thread I was reading about the cruise I got confused. It is this weekend, so I will not be able to make it, but I will post up a reminder about Hotwater...
03-02-2006, 10:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,570
Posted By davis449

NADA has the used Avg. retail at $9025. If the...

NADA has the used Avg. retail at $9025. If the car is in excellent condition, I'd say it's pretty fair.
03-02-2006, 10:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,153
Posted By davis449

The reason I ask is because it turns out that the...

The reason I ask is because it turns out that the cruise is on the Sunday after this one, so I might just come to this meet. If you could post up the exact address, including zip code (for my GPS) I...
03-01-2006, 12:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,153
Posted By davis449

How long do these get togethers typically last?

How long do these get togethers typically last?
02-27-2006, 08:23 PM
02-27-2006, 08:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,680
Posted By davis449

I, personally, hate the 722.6 tranny (the...

I, personally, hate the 722.6 tranny (the electronic 5 speed). I've had two things done on it so far (the tranny computer was replaced and a valve in it) and it seems to be fine, but then again, my...
02-27-2006, 08:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,337
Posted By davis449

Bose kinda sucks in general, but it probably...

Bose kinda sucks in general, but it probably sounds better than the Non Bose system if they are both non-modded. I have the eight speaker Bose with an aftermarket deck and a sub and I love it. I...
02-27-2006, 08:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,153
Posted By davis449

I would come over there for this, but I am...

I would come over there for this, but I am probably going on a cruise with Striclyea (SooprmanX is the head of it) down here in SA-Town. Too much gas $ to go to Houston and back and then go on a...
02-20-2006, 12:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 785
Posted By davis449

Gotta watch that tranny though. I just started...

Gotta watch that tranny though. I just started having problems with mine.
02-19-2006, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 785
Posted By davis449

If I were you I would look harder and find a...

If I were you I would look harder and find a facelifted 98 and above model C 230K or C 280. If it's gotta be those two, go with the 97 hands down.
02-19-2006, 02:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 966
Posted By davis449

For me that wouldn't even be a choice. I would...

For me that wouldn't even be a choice. I would take the 230k hands down. The E 320 will probably feel weak compared to the 230k because of the weight/power ratio. The handling will be better in...
02-16-2006, 04:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,153
Posted By davis449

I would consider going with you man. let me know.

I would consider going with you man. let me know.
02-03-2006, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 601
Posted By davis449

I would venture to say it's probably not a vaccum...

I would venture to say it's probably not a vaccum leak. That would most likely cause there to be less boost. I would say that the servo diaphram sensing module could be to blame. It probably has...
Forum: Kill Stories
01-31-2006, 05:42 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 7,761
Posted By davis449

I'm almost in disbelief. Are you actually...

I'm almost in disbelief. Are you actually thinking about running TopGun's C32? You have to be one of the dumbest ricers I've ever heard. I can't believe my eyes. Brotha, you better be lying and...
Forum: Kill Stories
01-30-2006, 07:28 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 7,761
Posted By davis449

That's ok, I'll pull more girls in my lowly 6...

That's ok, I'll pull more girls in my lowly 6 year old C 280 than he will in his rice rocket. :) :p
01-30-2006, 07:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,478
Posted By davis449

I had a laptop so all I had to do was get an...

I had a laptop so all I had to do was get an "add-a-circuit" and piggy back a female end of a cigarette lighter splitter off of it and then plug in the Targus auto/air adapter I bought off ebay into...
01-28-2006, 10:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,478
Posted By davis449

CarPC...

CarPC (https://mbworld.org/forums/showthread.php?t=112137&highlight=Carputer)

This is the link to mine. It had pics of a full install in a w202 95 model, but my friend who was hosting them took...
01-27-2006, 01:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,478
Posted By davis449

The fact that I had a laptop made a big...

The fact that I had a laptop made a big differrence in the price. Mine ran me around $800 for the touchscreen and all the misc. hardware. I bet his ran him at least $1300 or so with all the...
01-26-2006, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,478
Posted By davis449

Wow I didn't get this much attention when I did...

Wow I didn't get this much attention when I did mine! Good job, it looks very good. I went flip out monitor so I could restore it to factory when I sell the car. I use Destinator/Map Monkey for...
01-25-2006, 12:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 868
Posted By davis449

You can't bypass the Smartkey.

You can't bypass the Smartkey.
01-23-2006, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 10,581
Posted By davis449

It says for me to use 0w40, but last oil change I...

It says for me to use 0w40, but last oil change I used 10w40 Mobil 1 and I typically use an STP filter.
01-11-2006, 11:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 783
Posted By davis449

True to a point, but you also get a warranty that...

True to a point, but you also get a warranty that you wouldn't ordinarily get. It's good to pay attention to the fine details of what is covered and what isn't as well as what is inspected and what...
01-09-2006, 02:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,217
Posted By davis449

I'd have to see it in person when they get a...

I'd have to see it in person when they get a physical concept, but I have to say, from the pictures, it looks a hell of a lot better than the w203 coupe.
01-03-2006, 02:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 905
Posted By davis449

Just never liked the clk in general. The fact...

Just never liked the clk in general. The fact that it has "55" after it doesn't change my mind.
01-03-2006, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 639
Posted By davis449

I would suggest getting lots of $ or a C43 and be...

I would suggest getting lots of $ or a C43 and be done with it.
12-30-2005, 04:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 905
Posted By davis449

I don't like the CLK at all, go with the CL.

I don't like the CLK at all, go with the CL.
12-30-2005, 04:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,971
Posted By davis449

I ordered an MP3 adapter through him. It didn't...

I ordered an MP3 adapter through him. It didn't work in my vehicle. I asked him to take it back and refund my money and he gave me no problems. He's not so bad.
12-23-2005, 02:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 38,046
Posted By davis449

Y'all check your coil packs, some of these...

Y'all check your coil packs, some of these symptoms sound like a coil pack problem. It causes misfire and really badly might I add.
12-23-2005, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 776
Posted By davis449

You can go to the dealer and get the coin tray. ...

You can go to the dealer and get the coin tray. Swap is easy as pie. The part was like $10.00.
12-15-2005, 02:58 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,766
Posted By davis449

I think I'm going to Lexus after this car. I've...

I think I'm going to Lexus after this car. I've had just too many problems with MB service and I can't take it anymore. I'm having a hard time with the trade-off between having the 3 point star on...
12-12-2005, 06:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,306
Posted By davis449

I have a Blaupunkt Monterrey deck. Plugs right...

I have a Blaupunkt Monterrey deck. Plugs right in to the factory harness and has MP3 capability and an AUX port. Works great for me.
12-09-2005, 04:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,968
Posted By davis449

I would love to have a C 43, but I think if it...

I would love to have a C 43, but I think if it really came down to it, I would get an M3 for the handling.
12-06-2005, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 740
Posted By davis449

I hear you man, I'm so through with MB after this...

I hear you man, I'm so through with MB after this car goes out of warranty. I am 9 months from graduating college and provided I have a good job, 6 months after that and I'm buying something else,...
Forum: Kill Stories
12-06-2005, 12:06 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 22,331
Posted By davis449

I've only had two tickets in my short 24 years of...

I've only had two tickets in my short 24 years of life, both of them during the eight months I lived in Houston. The first one I got was going to down to visit a friend of mine in Katy, Tx. I was...
12-05-2005, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 651
Posted By davis449

Yeah there's a little sensor there that tells the...

Yeah there's a little sensor there that tells the HU that the tape door is open, and it will beep and turn off if that sensor isn't plugged up. I tried to do it with some kleenex and tape, it didn't...
12-04-2005, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 498
Posted By davis449

I'm assuming you mean you are swaping for an...

I'm assuming you mean you are swaping for an aftermarket HU. If that's the case, I'd say an hour at absolute max. That includes the time to assemble the wiring harness properly and get it in the...
12-01-2005, 02:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 802
Posted By davis449

Funny thing was I had the same problem, so I went...

Funny thing was I had the same problem, so I went to a non-motorized screen for my carPC. It helped, but finally I just moved it to where the AC unit was originally cause it's easier to get to and...
11-29-2005, 07:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 802
Posted By davis449

Go to the Audio and Electronics forum and look at...

Go to the Audio and Electronics forum and look at the thread for my Car computer thread.
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