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09-05-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 594
Posted By BadCompany

Eh, whether it is ugly is a matter of opinion...

Eh, whether it is ugly is a matter of opinion since all front plates are ugly. I use a tow hook mount on mine since I didn't want to drill the bumper. The first time I took the car to the dealer, a...
08-22-2018, 05:11 PM
08-03-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,453
Posted By BadCompany

At that point, will you be upgrading the trans?

At that point, will you be upgrading the trans?
07-31-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,512
Posted By BadCompany

Do some basic reading about superchargers and you...

Do some basic reading about superchargers and you can start to understand the major differences. For starters, the Weistec and ESS systems use a Whipple twin-screw and the Magnuson uses a TVS...
07-11-2018, 12:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 661
Posted By BadCompany

I've not experienced it on mine, but from...

I've not experienced it on mine, but from everything I've read - it depends. Many do not throw a code unless the leak is really really bad.
07-11-2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 661
Posted By BadCompany

Not the exhaust manifolds (you don't even have...

Not the exhaust manifolds (you don't even have those any more), but the intake manifold. They develop leaks routinely. If you search for it, there are instructions on how to test. It's pretty...
07-10-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 661
Posted By BadCompany

Since you're also on Oahu, I'll respond. Kind...

Since you're also on Oahu, I'll respond. Kind of. You're going to need to provide a lot more info to get an idea of what might be going on with your car. That picture leaves out a ton of...
06-05-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 52,730
Posted By BadCompany

I know a lot of people suggest this as a "truth,"...

I know a lot of people suggest this as a "truth," but I just don't understand why no tuner will confirm this. While I haven't had the opportunity to do so on my C63, I've tuned/had custom tuned 5+...
03-23-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 19,450
Posted By BadCompany

I didn't really try. I set it in rear facing...

I didn't really try. I set it in rear facing without the bar and went, no way, and turned it around. Just based on that (and keep in mind that this was about nine months ago, so my memory is a...
03-23-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 19,450
Posted By BadCompany

Good luck getting the FOONF in there rear facing....

Good luck getting the FOONF in there rear facing. I don't have a seat in my C63 coupe, but I use a FLLO (which is the Clek that is made for tighter spaces, i.e., sports cars) in the back of my ISF. ...
02-21-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,536
Posted By BadCompany

That's great. Congrats on things really starting...

That's great. Congrats on things really starting to get sorted.
02-15-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,093
Posted By BadCompany

What would shipping run on the full kit to...

What would shipping run on the full kit to Honolulu, Hawaii (96822)? Thanks.
01-25-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 26,923
Posted By BadCompany

I'm in to see the price. I've been eyeing the...

I'm in to see the price. I've been eyeing the ESS kit since I bought the car, but given my warranty I'm torn. Well that and a the insanely high price of a child's education in Hawaii.
01-24-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 864
Posted By BadCompany

Very similar thing happened to me with my Ford...

Very similar thing happened to me with my Ford Lightning. Car fax showed no damage when I bought it. 4 years later, I go to sell it and they say it was a totaled vehicle. The problem with that is...
01-17-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 26,923
Posted By BadCompany

Congrats. Please keep us posted on how it goes,...

Congrats. Please keep us posted on how it goes, communication with ESS, etc. Personally, I've been pretty interested in the ESS system.
11-15-2017, 07:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,682
Posted By BadCompany

Sorry. I was looking at the concept and not his...

Sorry. I was looking at the concept and not his exact numbers.
11-15-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,682
Posted By BadCompany

He's talking percentages of bhp to get whp, so...

He's talking percentages of bhp to get whp, so yeah, whp and bhp increase won't be the same. Say you have 20% drivetrain loss. Now you start with 800 bhp. That translates to 640 whp on paper. ...
11-01-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8,554
Views: 3,399,741
Posted By BadCompany

Those rear fenders though... :yumyum:

Those rear fenders though... :yumyum:
10-24-2017, 09:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,059
Posted By BadCompany

I tend to agree. I've read a lot of the same...

I tend to agree. I've read a lot of the same posts. No one seems to actually know whether that is true - just a lot of e-peen statements. I don't put a lot of stock in the "I know a guy"...
09-26-2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 19,450
Posted By BadCompany

Agreed. We use one in our ISF. I've never tried...

Agreed. We use one in our ISF. I've never tried to put it in my coupe, but the back of the ISF is pretty cramped for space (smaller than the C63 sedan). Plus Clek makes excellent seats with good...
09-12-2017, 12:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,558
Posted By BadCompany

You might have to contact Whipple. I've not seen...

You might have to contact Whipple. I've not seen one for the 2.9L. People typically rely on Lysholm maps for twin screws, but their twin screws go from 2.3L to 3.3L without anything in between... so...
09-11-2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,558
Posted By BadCompany

Which is why I suggested they only start there...

Which is why I suggested they only start there since it seemed like they didn't understand the basics.

Most "tests" are fairly misleading because people go with much larger displacement Whipples...
09-11-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,558
Posted By BadCompany

You should research the differences in...

You should research the differences in supercharger types. The Weistec and ESS Tuning are twin screws (like Whipple) and the Magnuson/Eaton TVS is a roots type. There are efficiency differences and...
09-07-2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,246
Posted By BadCompany

:rolf: Don't think I was suggesting that. A...

:rolf: Don't think I was suggesting that. A phone call to Weistec would be in order.
09-07-2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,246
Posted By BadCompany

latinskllz on here got it done too, but I'm not...

latinskllz on here got it done too, but I'm not sure if he got it before they stopped offering it as a standalone. Not that it means anything since they could say it isn't offered anymore after...
09-01-2017, 08:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,809
Posted By BadCompany

This is true though. Even if you've successfully...

This is true though. Even if you've successfully trolled other entry level cars and/or C43s into trying to run you... it's still kind of like shooting fish in a barrel. Not really much to brag about...
08-30-2017, 04:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,520
Posted By BadCompany

Sent you a PM. Thanks.

Sent you a PM. Thanks.
08-12-2017, 10:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,308
Posted By BadCompany

Agree completely. What did you think was going to...

Agree completely. What did you think was going to happen when you put LTH on? It isn't a secret that it is one of the loudest modifications you can do. I don't think complaints from wives or...
08-09-2017, 09:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,699
Posted By BadCompany

They are very different cars. Ultimately, you...

They are very different cars. Ultimately, you just need to drive them and see which one speaks to you. Who cares about non-car people? I don't need people I don't know and don't care about telling...
08-09-2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,305
Posted By BadCompany

Very nice. I'd love to see more pictures too.

Very nice. I'd love to see more pictures too.
07-31-2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 670
Posted By BadCompany

This. Excellent quality and tons of mounting...

This. Excellent quality and tons of mounting holes to choose from. Took about 2 tries to get mine right, but it doesn't effect the parking sensors. If you look at pictures on the forum, it will...
07-27-2017, 09:58 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,617
Posted By BadCompany

I don't think that investigation will have any...

I don't think that investigation will have any revelations relating to Takata (other than maybe how long they knew about the problem before acting). I mean, it is fairly common knowledge that...
07-27-2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,442
Posted By BadCompany

Awesome work.

Awesome work.
07-27-2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,617
Posted By BadCompany

Perhaps due to different market requirements they...

Perhaps due to different market requirements they didn't use the same parts? Were other non-North American cars recalled?



Exactly. Assumption of the risk. We told you not to have a...
07-24-2017, 11:25 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,617
Posted By BadCompany

I would think that they'd announce it for all...

I would think that they'd announce it for all cars affected in one swoop. Depending on the state (in the US), they can limit some of their liability for a malfunction by telling everyone at once and...
07-24-2017, 11:00 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,617
Posted By BadCompany

I don't think all FLs are affected. I just...

I don't think all FLs are affected. I just checked my VIN and there's nothing.
07-22-2017, 04:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,161
Posted By BadCompany

Thanks! Mars Red wasn't the first choice, but...

Thanks! Mars Red wasn't the first choice, but after finding the car, I couldn't resist. The more I see the car in this color, the more I like it.

None of my research showed anyone concerned with...
07-21-2017, 09:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,161
Posted By BadCompany

Looks great. Your installer did a WAY better job...

Looks great. Your installer did a WAY better job than whoever did the first install. Glad it came out so well. :D
07-21-2017, 08:30 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,617
Posted By BadCompany

Lots of manufacturers have been getting...

Lots of manufacturers have been getting replacement parts and installing for a while now. There is just a huge wait for manufacturing, so the dealers that are replacing are only getting small...
07-21-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,863
Posted By BadCompany

Thanks for doing what everyone has been asking...

Thanks for doing what everyone has been asking for C63fora2w1 (even if a lot people gave you a really hard time about it). Nice comparative data for an increase. Looking forward to your report from...
07-19-2017, 11:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 815
Posted By BadCompany

Americans have to be careful when importing. It...

Americans have to be careful when importing. It depends on customs and whether the car you're buying meets all the federalization requirements. Some cars aren't hard (most American manufacturers...
07-07-2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 32,296
Posted By BadCompany

Did you knife edge the plates too? Every bored...

Did you knife edge the plates too? Every bored throttle body I had also had the plate knife edged.
07-05-2017, 09:49 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 24,265
Posted By BadCompany

How long have you been an attorney and where are...

How long have you been an attorney and where are you barred? I'm having trouble with where the facts you're relying on are coming from. I don't think there is a "clear" jurisdiction issue. Many...
07-01-2017, 11:03 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,831
Posted By BadCompany

Ah, you're right. It's almost dead on. I missed...

Ah, you're right. It's almost dead on. I missed that looking at the mobil version.
07-01-2017, 10:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 858
Posted By BadCompany

Are you getting any misfires? If you are getting...

Are you getting any misfires? If you are getting coolant into the cylinders (especially so much that you can see it burning), a lot of times you'll hear misfires. Have you noticed any change in your...
07-01-2017, 10:11 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,831
Posted By BadCompany

That's crazy. Have you spoken to EC to see if...

That's crazy. Have you spoken to EC to see if they have any ideas? Do you have the number with SAE correction? I'm surprised all of your numbers are uncorrected (not that it explains what is going...
06-30-2017, 04:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,804
Posted By BadCompany

Makes sense. I forget that not everyone has year...

Makes sense. I forget that not everyone has year around summer. Now move that boost gauge inside where it belongs. :D
06-30-2017, 04:39 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,831
Posted By BadCompany

Most people do 4th gear pulls, even though I...

Most people do 4th gear pulls, even though I think 5th is 1:1. The problem with 5th is that the speed gets quite high and some people hit the limiter. 4th is pretty close and I think the people...
06-29-2017, 11:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,804
Posted By BadCompany

I knew I should have said that my comment wasn't...

I knew I should have said that my comment wasn't to you. I figured that you would be. :y And I just followed you. haha
06-29-2017, 11:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,804
Posted By BadCompany

At two inches of stretch, I think it moves from...

At two inches of stretch, I think it moves from belt slip to the wrong sized belt! haha I'm surprised you had that much stretch and didn't notice earlier. Sometimes I'm glad to be wrong and this is...
06-28-2017, 08:45 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,831
Posted By BadCompany

Glad to see you found another dyno. Too bad you...

Glad to see you found another dyno. Too bad you aren't returning to the same one. Regardless, looking forward to see what your changes get you (especially with the unicorn tune). Be sure to ask...
06-28-2017, 08:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 929
Posted By BadCompany

Agreed. That's a keeper. I have three pistons...

Agreed. That's a keeper. I have three pistons (from two separate cars) that were destroyed sitting in my office. People like to ask about them.
06-26-2017, 07:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,014
Posted By BadCompany

Yes... The Llumar Air products use non-metal,...

Yes... The Llumar Air products use non-metal, nano-ceramic technology. Any of the high end tints that use non-metal, nano-ceramic technology (like Formula One Pinnacle or the newer Stratos) will not...
06-26-2017, 05:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,014
Posted By BadCompany

He was talking about my posts. I like Llumar Air...

He was talking about my posts. I like Llumar Air Blue (either 80 or 90 depending on what your tint laws are like). I've had great success with both. I've had Air 80 on my ISF sunroof for the last...
06-25-2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,014
Posted By BadCompany

Factory glass is dyed, not tinted. I've read that...

Factory glass is dyed, not tinted. I've read that MB actually does a pretty good job with privacy glass heat rejection. However, the tint will reject (or screen) the amount of heat that is still...
06-25-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,014
Posted By BadCompany

Have you tinted the sunroof? Even using a high...

Have you tinted the sunroof? Even using a high quality clear tint like Air 80, you can get around 40% heat rejection. Most shops will only charge you about $100 (typically more expensive than a...
06-25-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 18,246
Posted By BadCompany

Regardless of anyone being wrong, I hate seeing...

Regardless of anyone being wrong, I hate seeing these threads... because there isn't commercially availabile E85 in Hawaii. All across platforms, I've been reading about great results from properly...
06-25-2017, 05:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,804
Posted By BadCompany

I understand what you are trying to say. Yes,...

I understand what you are trying to say. Yes, weird things can happen. I think that an undersized belt is unlikely. It is a Weistec kit and I don't think there are many reports of the belt being too...
06-25-2017, 04:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,804
Posted By BadCompany

A properly spec'd belt with the right tension...

A properly spec'd belt with the right tension won't. I'm assuming you have experience with the Weistec kits and know something I don't. I didn't say it can't happen. I'm saying it is unlikely....
06-25-2017, 02:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,804
Posted By BadCompany

I doubt that squeal is from belt slip. Belts...

I doubt that squeal is from belt slip. Belts don't typically slip from quick revs. They slip while flogging the car higher in the rpm band. And yes, I've got first hand experience with owning high...
06-24-2017, 10:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,804
Posted By BadCompany

Tunes don't "degrade" over time. However, if...

Tunes don't "degrade" over time. However, if something changes with the car, the tune will be "off." Have you thoroughly checked for any vacuum/boost leaks? I mean doing a real leak test - not just...
06-24-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,728
Posted By BadCompany

Awww. I was hoping to see another picture of an...

Awww. I was hoping to see another picture of an Audi.
06-24-2017, 05:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,968
Posted By BadCompany

But you didn't really answer the question. Did...

But you didn't really answer the question. Did you buy the car used? If so, the previous owner may have smacked a curb. It would take a large impact to do that kind of suspension damage.
06-24-2017, 04:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,728
Posted By BadCompany

So, may I ask why you randomly posted a picture...

So, may I ask why you randomly posted a picture of your non-C63 and Audi in a C63 oil analysis thread?
06-20-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 319,891
Posted By BadCompany

Honestly, they might have treated him differently...

Honestly, they might have treated him differently because he was driving an SL63.
06-14-2017, 11:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,740
Posted By BadCompany

Yeah, it is a C63 AMG Edition 1. I just like...

Yeah, it is a C63 AMG Edition 1. I just like taking pot-shots at the x43 "AMG" cars.
06-14-2017, 11:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,740
Posted By BadCompany

I think this goes without saying.

I think this goes without saying.
06-14-2017, 11:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,740
Posted By BadCompany

Agreed. All that yellow has to go. I love the...

Agreed. All that yellow has to go. I love the matte paint though.
06-14-2017, 04:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,161
Posted By BadCompany

Beautiful. A little jealous... haha Looking...

Beautiful. A little jealous... haha Looking forward to hearing what you think on a light color after the wrap and coating.



Are you just talking about Xpel and SunTek or Xpel Ultimate and...
06-14-2017, 05:42 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 133,826
Posted By BadCompany

Don't disturb him. He's invoked the spirits and...

Don't disturb him. He's invoked the spirits and is communicating with the past.
06-14-2017, 04:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,161
Posted By BadCompany

Yep. The whole car is wrapped. So all painted...

Yep. The whole car is wrapped. So all painted surfaces, headlights, DRLs, side mirrors, non-glass portions of the roof, etc. All badging came off the car as well as the vents and parts like that. The...
06-13-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,089
Posted By BadCompany

New thread here: ...

New thread here:

https://mbworld.org/forums/c63-amg-w204/669914-suntek-ultra-other-ppf.html
06-13-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,161
Posted By BadCompany

SunTek Ultra (and other) PPF

I'm creating this thread to be a discussion point for paint protection films. If you have questions - whether how it holds up, what it looks like, different brands you're considering, or whatever -...
06-13-2017, 07:44 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 24,265
Posted By BadCompany

Sounds good man. Is Fi doing the ceramic coating?

Sounds good man. Is Fi doing the ceramic coating?
06-13-2017, 05:48 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 24,265
Posted By BadCompany

That picture is hard to see. It looks super...

That picture is hard to see. It looks super blurry. Can you just post a link? It does look a little better... I agree with Ugly-Nugget (lol) that portions of the headers' welds look better and...
06-13-2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,089
Posted By BadCompany

Pay for the Ultra. My installer is a huge Xpel...

Pay for the Ultra. My installer is a huge Xpel guy... but he admits that the clarity is better on the Suntek Ultra. He also said that in his opinion there is less orange peel. Most of the exotics...
06-13-2017, 04:46 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 24,265
Posted By BadCompany

Please, for those that can't spot good and bad...

Please, for those that can't spot good and bad welds, read this before continuing...

http://www.valleybox.com/blog/how-to-spot-a-good-weld-vs-bad-weld-custom-metal-fabricated-products

I've got...
06-13-2017, 02:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,089
Posted By BadCompany

Congrats. The matte black is awesome. It is great...

Congrats. The matte black is awesome. It is great when you find the one.

Definitely redo the PPF. That half hood is... ummm... I couldn't stop looking at the line. Also, I second the Suntek...
06-12-2017, 01:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,056
Posted By BadCompany

Yeah, give or take. Granted that isn't $100k....

Yeah, give or take. Granted that isn't $100k. Someone else said a w205, which is about $10k more. Prices we see in a Hawaii tend to be different though. We typically pay a paradise tax (above msrp).
06-11-2017, 05:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,109
Posted By BadCompany

Awesome to know more about it. Then again, I'm...

Awesome to know more about it. Then again, I'm partial to the color.
06-10-2017, 11:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,109
Posted By BadCompany

Excellent job. Looks fantastic. Please post more...

Excellent job. Looks fantastic. Please post more completed pictures and a build list/pictures. 😍
06-09-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,056
Posted By BadCompany

Well, a lot of people refer to cars by their...

Well, a lot of people refer to cars by their original value... And given that, some of our non-bs cars were awfully close to $100k.

Honestly though. Would you stick around for people to call you...
06-08-2017, 09:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,296
Posted By BadCompany

No. I was too busy eating Doritos tacos.

No. I was too busy eating Doritos tacos.
06-08-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 687
Posted By BadCompany

Just buy two new ones - or are you trying to...

Just buy two new ones - or are you trying to identify the color temp? There will likely be a color variation between the old bulb and the new bulb because of age though, so replacing both regardless...
06-06-2017, 09:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,223
Posted By BadCompany

Since people seem to be missing his point because...

Since people seem to be missing his point because of translation issues, I've rewritten his original post. He said he isn't looking for a track car (i.e., not hunting for 911 turbos, doesn't care if...
06-06-2017, 03:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,244
Posted By BadCompany

That's what I was thinking. Sort of looks like he...

That's what I was thinking. Sort of looks like he might have high flow cats, but I've not seen enough c63s with them to be confident. If you don't have a set of high flow cats, I'd start there. Maybe...
06-05-2017, 11:04 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 12,674
Posted By BadCompany

False. Be gone devil! In all seriousness,...

False. Be gone devil!

In all seriousness, it is fun watching the quest. However, when you finally arrive at the, "Why didn't I just..." things can be a little more troubling. My Lotus started...
06-05-2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,244
Posted By BadCompany

Beautiful. Love the white. Nee a front shot...

Beautiful. Love the white. Nee a front shot too...

I agree with the above. I don't think you'd be smelling anything with just the secondaries gone. Sounds more and more like you have headers...
06-05-2017, 04:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,244
Posted By BadCompany

I don't think there were any exhaust changes. Has...

I don't think there were any exhaust changes. Has it been tuned or anything that might indicate headers (if you can't see them)? Is it extra loud all the time or only under WOT? That might help to...
06-04-2017, 09:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 750
Posted By BadCompany

My understanding is that Leatherique will also...

My understanding is that Leatherique will
also match your OEM leather color.
06-04-2017, 01:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 750
Posted By BadCompany

What about the Leatherique restoration dye? Will...

What about the Leatherique restoration dye? Will it not work because of the coating? I know you have black and red, so you'd have to be very careful, but I'd think it still possible.
06-01-2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,620
Posted By BadCompany

Whoa! I was totally kidding with you (I thought...

Whoa! I was totally kidding with you (I thought that my Frankenstein comment would have indicated that). I was only saying that tongue-in-cheek because you seem to be getting a lot of hate for...
06-01-2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 32,296
Posted By BadCompany

I think I read that you already flashed to the...

I think I read that you already flashed to the new tune. Did you do the before and after?

Any other people have updates?
06-01-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,620
Posted By BadCompany

Pretty sure you mean Frankenstein's monster. No...

Pretty sure you mean Frankenstein's monster. No wonder everyone hates you.
06-01-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 397
Posted By BadCompany

Very cool.

Very cool.
05-30-2017, 04:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By BadCompany

Agreed. How many miles on the p31 car? For...

Agreed. How many miles on the p31 car? For minimally more, I'd probably lean that way.
05-28-2017, 08:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,559
Posted By BadCompany

Check the stickied FAQs. There are tons of...

Check the stickied FAQs. There are tons of threads about the fix for overheating. MB will not fix it for free even though they know the cause. You'll need to buy and install the 44O cooling upgrade....
05-26-2017, 09:54 PM
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Views: 625
Posted By BadCompany

PPF varies by manufacturer (really in terms of...

PPF varies by manufacturer (really in terms of clarity, longevity, stain resistance, self-healing, etc.). "Tougher" is an interesting choice of words. I think that the answer is yes. Very much so....
05-26-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By BadCompany

Unless you're fully wrapped in PPF. :D ...

Unless you're fully wrapped in PPF. :D

Yeah, your front end will take a lot damage that you might not really notice, but can still add up - small pebbles, sand, debris, etc. I know someone with...
05-23-2017, 10:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,792
Posted By BadCompany

Agreed!

Agreed!
05-23-2017, 10:13 PM
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Views: 12,674
Posted By BadCompany

Did you ever get a hold of them? What did you...

Did you ever get a hold of them? What did you find out?

Also, awesome to see the car looking good again.
05-21-2017, 05:22 AM
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Views: 568
Posted By BadCompany

lol He has an S550. Why he posted in the w204...

lol He has an S550. Why he posted in the w204 section, who knows.
05-21-2017, 05:11 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 32,296
Posted By BadCompany

Agreed. As Jim said, part of the issue is the STD...

Agreed. As Jim said, part of the issue is the STD correction factor and it not being the new gold standard SAE. STD reads on average 4% higher than SAE because of the lower standard temperature and...
05-19-2017, 04:52 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,369
Posted By BadCompany

Yeah, you'll be fine with your current plan.

Yeah, you'll be fine with your current plan.
05-18-2017, 05:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,553
Posted By BadCompany

Agreed. I'm glad to read that you got it sorted...

Agreed. I'm glad to read that you got it sorted out and what the issue was. :)
05-18-2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,868
Posted By BadCompany

Ask and you shall receive: ...

Ask and you shall receive: https://mbworld.org/forums/c63-amg-w204/666291-inside-m156-engine.html#post7147641

Oops. You want an entire thread... I can only give you a couple posts.
05-18-2017, 04:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,130
Posted By BadCompany

Your car looks great among the cherry blossoms. ...

Your car looks great among the cherry blossoms. Welcome to the forum.
05-17-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,369
Posted By BadCompany

I agree that chances are you'll be fine. I used...

I agree that chances are you'll be fine. I used to store several cars in a unheated pole barn in Ohio for 8-9 months at a time between starts. These were cars that were built and tuned. Not...
05-14-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,661
Posted By BadCompany

As others have pointed out, it is surprising that...

As others have pointed out, it is surprising that you're experiencing fuel starve with that much fuel, but assuming it is, it doesn't sound like there are a ton of options. Assuming you can't modify...
05-14-2017, 05:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,439
Posted By BadCompany

Obviously. It is the elusive front u-joint.

Obviously. It is the elusive front u-joint.
05-14-2017, 05:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 619
Posted By BadCompany

Agreed. Megan Racing is junk. Stay away.

Agreed. Megan Racing is junk. Stay away.
05-14-2017, 05:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,661
Posted By BadCompany

I'm going to wait for more knowledgeable guys to...

I'm going to wait for more knowledgeable guys to give their thoughts on fuel starve with this platform. It certainly sound like it could be just that. The Lotus Elise/Exige was known to have a big...
05-12-2017, 10:35 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,021
Posted By BadCompany

Awesome! :cheers:

Awesome! :cheers:
05-11-2017, 04:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,168
Posted By BadCompany

Congrats. Great find.

Congrats. Great find.
05-10-2017, 11:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 860
Posted By BadCompany

Thanks. I will read some of the universal AOS...

Thanks. I will read some of the universal AOS threads too. It isn't really a problem paying what Weistec wants (especially knowing that there are custom fittings), but I like having options. ...
05-10-2017, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 860
Posted By BadCompany

Thanks Jasonoff. I don't know how I missed that. ...

Thanks Jasonoff. I don't know how I missed that. To be fair I was looking at the site on my phone at like midnight last night.
05-10-2017, 07:13 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,021
Posted By BadCompany

Bummer. However, I'm pretty excited to see how...

Bummer. However, I'm pretty excited to see how the front turn out too.
05-10-2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 860
Posted By BadCompany

Will do. What would be helpful would be a copy...

Will do. What would be helpful would be a copy of the Weistec install instructions to figure out whether routing it in a similar fashion would be possible.

Of course, taping the pan and plumbing...
05-10-2017, 05:08 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,951
Posted By BadCompany

Beautifully done! Excellent work.

Beautifully done! Excellent work.
05-09-2017, 10:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 860
Posted By BadCompany

Air/Oil Separator Question

I already know that lots of members are running Weistec's oil/air separator. However, that one functions just like a catch can (i.e., it requires servicing and draining). Has anyone fitted or...
05-09-2017, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 817
Posted By BadCompany

Yeah, not from a C63 as 604_C63 and Jasonoff said...

Yeah, not from a C63 as 604_C63 and Jasonoff said (and a simple Google search shows). Also, those welds are ugly...
05-08-2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,777
Posted By BadCompany

604 C63 - Leave me out of this. I'm trying to...

604 C63 - Leave me out of this. I'm trying to extricate myself from all these threads. :rolf:
05-08-2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,777
Posted By BadCompany

No offense taken. I can be a bit elitist...

No offense taken. I can be a bit elitist sometimes (not that its a good thing). hahaha My problem with what you said is it seems to assume I have to be okay with what Jim does and if I'm not, I...
05-07-2017, 09:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,422
Posted By BadCompany

If you think this is me attacking you or using...

If you think this is me attacking you or using "insulting language," Jim, you've got problems. I merely offered you a mild critique of your decision with an unneeded jab. I happen to be working on...
05-07-2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,422
Posted By BadCompany

In all seriousness, I understand what you are...

In all seriousness, I understand what you are trying to say. I guess my point was supposed to be simple. Just buy something that when used properly leaves a gloss finish. it could have been made...
05-07-2017, 08:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,422
Posted By BadCompany

Awww. Did I hurt your feelings wawy? Because my...

Awww. Did I hurt your feelings wawy? Because my post count is indicative of my knowledge. :rolf:
05-07-2017, 08:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,422
Posted By BadCompany

Reread my post Jim. I don't care if you like it...

Reread my post Jim. I don't care if you like it shiny or not. It's your car. All I said was why don't you use the product as intended or buy something intended to make your leather shiny. I've just...
05-07-2017, 07:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,461
Posted By BadCompany

Thanks. I have all the windows done too, so I've...

Thanks. I have all the windows done too, so I've been hesitant to pull the trigger.
05-07-2017, 07:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,422
Posted By BadCompany

I find myself agreeing with BLKROKT an awful lot....

I find myself agreeing with BLKROKT an awful lot. Seriously Jim. Why would you use a product developed to be used in a very specific way incorrectly? Just buy a product that, when used properly,...
05-07-2017, 07:33 PM
05-07-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,545
Posted By BadCompany

I think you mean Fire Opal Red. Rookie. ...

I think you mean Fire Opal Red. Rookie.

But I concur. I've cast the chicken bones and read the tea leaves. Silver is the best choice for you BLKROKT. You should also update your signature to...
05-07-2017, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,461
Posted By BadCompany

Nice. I want to install a good camera. Does it...

Nice. I want to install a good camera. Does it just attach with tape? I'm not terribly keen on attaching it to my tint if the camera burns out and I need to replace it. I've read some reviews...
05-06-2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,777
Posted By BadCompany

There are some guys that track their Lotuses that...

There are some guys that track their Lotuses that have hitches and tow a small trailer with tools and spare tires and stuff. After being around car forums since 2001, you learn that nothing is a...
05-06-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,777
Posted By BadCompany

I don't mind a few naive or silly posts and even...

I don't mind a few naive or silly posts and even some dad-jokes (I am a father too after all)... But, all these posts about roof racks or hauling crap on top of a C63 make me cringe. Just buy a...
05-06-2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,876
Posted By BadCompany

Lucky you, Jim. Where I grew up in Ohio had 94...

Lucky you, Jim. Where I grew up in Ohio had 94 octane at the pump too. One of the gas station owners' sons like to race bikes, so the station had a dedicated race fuel pump. That was awesome...
05-06-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,831
Posted By BadCompany

While I agree that the OP's car is not running...

While I agree that the OP's car is not running pig rich, it is still a bit rich. People can safe "safe," I'll say rich. I don't know the M156 engine well yet and my last 4 cars were all tuned FI...
05-05-2017, 08:57 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,831
Posted By BadCompany

Agreed. I use dedicated wbo2s in all my cars...

Agreed. I use dedicated wbo2s in all my cars that are tuned and those are always always always pre-cat (if I run cat(s)). When I talk about target afrs, it always assumes no/pre-cat - as is...
05-05-2017, 04:57 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,831
Posted By BadCompany

The "professionals" you spoke to are flat out...

The "professionals" you spoke to are flat out wrong. Thankfully, they aren't tuning your car. You are VERY rich for a NA setup - even with forced induction and over 14 psi, I'm comfortable seeing...
05-03-2017, 10:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,686
Posted By BadCompany

Interesting read. Threads like these are the...

Interesting read. Threads like these are the valuable ones.

As a side note, I run an Accusump in my Lotus. I agree that one of the reasons I like it is the pre-lubrication - especially given the...
05-01-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,018
Posted By BadCompany

Awesome. Like was previously mentioned, thanks...

Awesome. Like was previously mentioned, thanks for being a guinea pig. I'm curious to see how it goes.
05-01-2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,318
Posted By BadCompany

I think they are trying to explain to you that if...

I think they are trying to explain to you that if you didn't notice a problem while stock, flashed to a tune and then something broke while it was tuned, the problem would still persist after you...
04-30-2017, 05:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,706
Posted By BadCompany

Great numbers, and I couldn't agree more with...

Great numbers, and I couldn't agree more with Schulminator. Your son will love riding in it. When my son was born, he came home in my ISF and regularly rode in my Lightning (that was not stock and...
04-26-2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,318
Posted By BadCompany

My car is being wrapped in PPF, so I don't have...

My car is being wrapped in PPF, so I don't have it right now. Otherwise, I would have tried. I only have 4,600 miles on mine, so it probably would be a good reference... If no one responds by the...
04-07-2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,706
Posted By BadCompany

Awesome work. Congrats.

Awesome work. Congrats.
04-06-2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 928
Posted By BadCompany

PMed you about the catch can.

PMed you about the catch can.
04-04-2017, 01:01 AM
Replies: 2,357
Views: 252,966
Posted By BadCompany

Thanks again!

Thanks again!
03-29-2017, 09:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,042
Posted By BadCompany

Agreed. Very nice gains.

Agreed. Very nice gains.
03-28-2017, 11:49 PM
Replies: 2,357
Views: 252,966
Posted By BadCompany

Hi Joe. Could you please provide the datecard...

Hi Joe. Could you please provide the datecard for this VIN: WDDGJ7HB4EG217811. Thanks.
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