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Forum: W211 AMG
01-14-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 26,329
Posted By AsianML

Yikes....when the OEM screws up something like...

Yikes....when the OEM screws up something like that they take responsibility and issue a TSB or recall and get things fixed
Forum: W211 AMG
01-06-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,791
Posted By AsianML

I let it run for 15-20 minutes in the morning. I...

I let it run for 15-20 minutes in the morning. I don't park in a garage so I gotta have the windows defrosted and snow melted.
Forum: W211 AMG
12-22-2018, 01:00 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 26,329
Posted By AsianML

Been waiting on hearing your impressions on the...

Been waiting on hearing your impressions on the ride quality for four years. :D
Forum: W211 AMG
11-15-2018, 12:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,833
Posted By AsianML

I generally agree. To provide a counterpoint...

I generally agree. To provide a counterpoint though....I could afford to pay for mine in cash (plus maintenance and repairs) but I chose to finance mine when I bought it last year. I was able to get...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-31-2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 374
Posted By AsianML

E63 torque converter lockup??

Been having a slight bucking at part throttle between 1500-2500 RPM primarily between 2nd-4th gears. Doesn't really happen under harder throttle. Did a search and noticed most if not all the threads...
09-18-2017, 11:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 611
Posted By AsianML

Super super clean. Congrats!

Super super clean. Congrats!
Forum: W211 AMG
09-18-2017, 10:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,796
Posted By AsianML

Damn! That's disappointing.

Damn! That's disappointing.
12-05-2016, 04:45 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,663
Posted By AsianML

Just doing my yearly lurk/pass through. Haven't...

Just doing my yearly lurk/pass through. Haven't been in the luxury car game for a while. Maybe in a couple years. :y
11-29-2016, 04:42 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,663
Posted By AsianML

Holy ****balls, congrats dude! Didn't expect to...

Holy ****balls, congrats dude! Didn't expect to come across this while lurking back here.
06-23-2012, 12:54 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,550
Posted By AsianML

I think what's wrong is that you're actually...

I think what's wrong is that you're actually expecting quality out of Asanti and Savini rims.
05-19-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 622
Views: 207,060
Posted By AsianML

MORE!

MORE!
05-09-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,927
Posted By AsianML

Oh yeah, Avant FTW!!! "was"? Did you sell it...

Oh yeah, Avant FTW!!! "was"? Did you sell it again...
05-08-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,927
Posted By AsianML

How far are you taking this with mods compared to...

How far are you taking this with mods compared to the GS, A4, E, etc. etc.??
04-24-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,709
Posted By AsianML

They're called rear fog lights. Mercedes has them...

They're called rear fog lights. Mercedes has them only on the driver's side, not both sides.
03-28-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,772
Posted By AsianML

Shame there's no simple off button. The autodim...

Shame there's no simple off button. The autodim mirrors in my Jag and Toyota both have an Off switch.
03-11-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 29,279
Posted By AsianML

Wow that looks good.

Wow that looks good.
02-26-2012, 12:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,111
Posted By AsianML

I don't see what's so difficult about it...

I don't see what's so difficult about it considering the exhaust and intake remained above the water line.
02-24-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,300
Posted By AsianML

Probably not for the US, obviously. Keep in mind...

Probably not for the US, obviously. Keep in mind the smallest engine in the W221 currently available is the 2.1 diesel.
02-17-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 176,737
Posted By AsianML

Howard saved this car from a life of nothingness!

Howard saved this car from a life of nothingness!
02-02-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,324
Posted By AsianML

That and given that we are in the AMG forum with...

That and given that we are in the AMG forum with lots of accounts of how our cars perform on the street...not the best idea to have your car easily identified.
01-19-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,756
Posted By AsianML

No, what's worse than what we've described here...

No, what's worse than what we've described here so far, because you're not even gonna be driving it afterward. At least those that are doing long idle warm-ups will be driving their cars. If you're...
Forum: Diesel Forum
01-18-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,285
Posted By AsianML

Same discussion going over on the W203 AMG forum....

Same discussion going over on the W203 AMG forum. Same thing applies and even more due to the inherit nature of a diesel engine. Idling is the most inefficient and slowest way to warm up a car and/or...
01-18-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,756
Posted By AsianML

Warming up your in the traditional way (letting...

Warming up your in the traditional way (letting it sit until reaching operating temperature) is bad because your car is sitting at idle, with no load, for a long time. It takes a LONG time for the...
01-17-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 13,522
Posted By AsianML

Have you thought about making the the sharkfin...

Have you thought about making the the sharkfin and rear window spoiler black? Just seems to interrupt the flow of the roof IMO.
01-16-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,845
Posted By AsianML

What do you mean by inconsistent?

What do you mean by inconsistent?
01-16-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,547
Posted By AsianML

Yeah, they changed the standard to 5W-40 because...

Yeah, they changed the standard to 5W-40 because that's their new diesel requirement (but is compatible with gasoline engines). It's much cheaper and easier to stock drums of just 5W-40, than that...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-16-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,115
Posted By AsianML

It's called the Search button. Your questions...

It's called the Search button. Your questions have been covered ad infinitum.
01-16-2012, 02:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,306
Posted By AsianML

First thing I ever do when a good amount of snow...

First thing I ever do when a good amount of snow covers the roads is go out for a drive. Nothing like purposely sending yourself into a four wheel drift or spin to learn how to recover from it.
01-15-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,306
Posted By AsianML

I know of several people that have S600 as their...

I know of several people that have S600 as their winter beaters. One of them actually has a W220 S600 for the winter and a W221 S65 for the summer.
01-15-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,581
Posted By AsianML

It's a huge testament to Mercedes safety when...

It's a huge testament to Mercedes safety when your E550 gets totaled from being t-boned by a Suburban, the fire department having to take an hour to cut you out, and here you are a day later alive...
Forum: Kill Stories
01-08-2012, 10:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,911
Posted By AsianML

I've been here for nearly six years now...word of...

I've been here for nearly six years now...word of suggestion - Improviz is the last person I'd argue with when it comes to this stuff. The man is a walking drag time encyclopedia.
01-08-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,164
Posted By AsianML

I don't know what the KG range is for Mercedes,...

I don't know what the KG range is for Mercedes, but it's definitely recommended to keep the keys away when not in use. Otherwise the key and car are in constant communication with each other. Since...
01-04-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,303
Posted By AsianML

The coolant temp gauges on Mercedes are actually...

The coolant temp gauges on Mercedes are actually more accurate than others. On a lot of other vehicles, it's either at cold, dead center, or overheating. The gauges on the ML fluctuate properly with...
01-02-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 34,667
Posted By AsianML

There's no way I'd even buy a Lexus with all...

There's no way I'd even buy a Lexus with all these preexisting problems.
12-29-2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,113
Posted By AsianML

You should probably get winter tires. Or at least...

You should probably get winter tires. Or at least downsize your rims with better wet/snow oriented tires. The wheels on the 550 are very wide and don't provide much opportunity to snow/ice traction....
12-22-2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,334
Posted By AsianML

You've had this issue with both the halogen and...

You've had this issue with both the halogen and HID kits? Bulbs are clean and free of oils from hands/fingers right?

How does the light look when you look at the headlight?
12-22-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,334
Posted By AsianML

That's odd. You can't even see the cutoff for the...

That's odd. You can't even see the cutoff for the driver side projector. Check to see if the bulb is seated correctly GateKeeper said. Otherwise we might be talking about the projector bowl itself as...
12-19-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,647
Posted By AsianML

Yup! The Smart Key uses a passive induction loop...

Yup! The Smart Key uses a passive induction loop system. The key for ignition draws it power from the car itself for ignition. The battery is only there for the remote features.
12-19-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,647
Posted By AsianML

a) Valet. You keep the mechanical key and the key...

a) Valet. You keep the mechanical key and the key ring. You give the Smart Key to the valet driver. In addition to this, the mechanical key locks the glove box allowing you to safely hide small...
12-18-2011, 10:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 21,107
Posted By AsianML

Not if the activity and traffic is coming from...

Not if the activity and traffic is coming from noobs asking questions that have been answered repeatedly. The forum benefits when we think forwardly and learn new things; not by repeating ourselves...
12-18-2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,036
Posted By AsianML

Cruise control on or off?

Cruise control on or off?
12-18-2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 11,267
Posted By AsianML

Yeah it's photoshopped. :D

Yeah it's photoshopped. :D
12-17-2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 11,267
Posted By AsianML

What, nobody brave enough to touch this one?

What, nobody brave enough to touch this one?
12-14-2011, 11:41 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 11,267
Posted By AsianML

I can assure you the number of AMG owners that...

I can assure you the number of AMG owners that debadge far exceed those of E350 (or any lesser model for that matter). What's the explanation for that then?
12-14-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 11,804
Posted By AsianML

I miss WSH. I can only imagine what his responses...

I miss WSH. I can only imagine what his responses would have been.
12-08-2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,107
Posted By AsianML

Turn off the Daytime Running Lights and that...

Turn off the Daytime Running Lights and that should take care of it. Reason it's reverts to Auto mode even in the Off position when DRLs are activated is because people tend to think the headlamps...
12-05-2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,952
Posted By AsianML

Ponton fenderss just don't work on an SUV. Don't...

Ponton fenderss just don't work on an SUV. Don't like it on the new ML, wouldn't like it on the GL.
12-05-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,197
Posted By AsianML

Tire pressure, the remaining treadlife of the...

Tire pressure, the remaining treadlife of the tires, the tread design of the tire itself, and the tire compound. A bunch of variables. How was the road paved? Fresh asphalt is REALLY slick with the...
Forum: Kill Stories
12-04-2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,097
Posted By AsianML

Wow, this is a once in a lifetime thing. :y

Wow, this is a once in a lifetime thing. :y
12-04-2011, 01:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,907
Posted By AsianML

Fantastic! Needs a light tint though; looks naked...

Fantastic! Needs a light tint though; looks naked otherwise.
12-02-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 20,240
Posted By AsianML

MB used to have free maintenance up until the...

MB used to have free maintenance up until the last couple of years. I've always done 10k mile intervals on my ML. I don't know if Mercedes still calls for Mobil1 0W-40 as the OE, but it has been...
11-27-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 640
Posted By AsianML

Ask your dealer. Loaner policies are totally...

Ask your dealer. Loaner policies are totally dealer dependent.
11-12-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,157
Posted By AsianML

Nope, screen must be on to have the radio on.

Nope, screen must be on to have the radio on.
10-19-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,036
Posted By AsianML

Activity is very model depending. Some sections...

Activity is very model depending. Some sections on mbworld are more than active than benzworld's and vice-versa.
10-17-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 11,804
Posted By AsianML

This is a joke right? I could pull up a million...

This is a joke right? I could pull up a million cars that have the same window triangle and a belt line and a fender badge similar to everything. Ever occur to you the Ghost styling...you know the...
10-13-2011, 11:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,190
Posted By AsianML

The Bose Audiopilot speed compensating volume...

The Bose Audiopilot speed compensating volume setup was very poorly executed. If you can get the dealer to turn it off, I would.
10-11-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,259
Posted By AsianML

IDriveanM5 is correct

IDriveanM5 is correct
09-24-2011, 12:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,262
Posted By AsianML

That rear end.....it looks like a minivan from...

That rear end.....it looks like a minivan from the rear 3/4 view....the W163 suffered from the same styling fault.
09-14-2011, 11:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 20,922
Posted By AsianML

I have the keyless go system in my Camry Hybrid....

I have the keyless go system in my Camry Hybrid. It's so hard to go back to a car without it. This is just one of those things where the convenience outweighs nearly any and all drawbacks that I can...
09-04-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 15,240
Posted By AsianML

Haha, I did mine in a Camry Hybrid. I managed to...

Haha, I did mine in a Camry Hybrid. I managed to bring the average up to 46 during a short 160 mile trip. It was a lot of flat land and some slight hill areas. But I had to go 65 mph the entire time...
09-04-2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 15,240
Posted By AsianML

Everybody read it and weep. :p ...

Everybody read it and weep. :p

http://i89.photobucket.com/albums/k222/aml15/08302011597.jpg
09-01-2011, 12:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,153
Posted By AsianML

They call it ambient lighting for a reason..

They call it ambient lighting for a reason..
08-25-2011, 05:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,660
Posted By AsianML

Crazy thing is I see his wife drive it more often...

Crazy thing is I see his wife drive it more often than he does!
08-23-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,660
Posted By AsianML

My neighbor just picked up a new 2011. White on...

My neighbor just picked up a new 2011. White on white/black. unnnnf so badass.
08-09-2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,732
Posted By AsianML

I've never been in a single vehicle of any sort...

I've never been in a single vehicle of any sort that had the window switches function the way he described..
08-06-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,328
Posted By AsianML

That doesn't mean anything about the merits of...

That doesn't mean anything about the merits of HID lighting. Why would Mercedes waste money to equip these with the full light package when it's only being used on loan for the PGA tour.
08-03-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 19,137
Posted By AsianML

I've seen it where some oils or contamination on...

I've seen it where some oils or contamination on the bulb glass will cause that. Make sure the bulbs are clean.
07-28-2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,225
Posted By AsianML

Nah, it pretty much a non-issue with the...

Nah, it pretty much a non-issue with the projectors that Mercedes uses (can't recall Bosch or Valeo??). They don't rely on any reflectors for additional lighting output. It's all strictly done with...
07-28-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,225
Posted By AsianML

It doesn't. There is no special paint. Probably...

It doesn't. There is no special paint. Probably the color is special. But nothing else.
07-28-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,225
Posted By AsianML

Looks good as we all thought it would! Should...

Looks good as we all thought it would! Should look a lot better with the fender flares on to..uh...offset the offset.
07-27-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,705
Posted By AsianML

If you can afford the expensive maintenance (I'm...

If you can afford the expensive maintenance (I'm talking about regular routine maintenance) on the S65, then go for it.
07-26-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,898
Posted By AsianML

If you haven't done so already, you should...

If you haven't done so already, you should consider a BBK. One of my pet peeves is upgrading to larger wheels and having puny stock brakes behind them. Takes away from the look completely in my...
07-24-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,898
Posted By AsianML

These should look really good on your GL!

These should look really good on your GL!
07-22-2011, 11:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,003
Posted By AsianML

I had a set of Hankook Ventus AS's (255/60/R17)...

I had a set of Hankook Ventus AS's (255/60/R17) on my ML320 after the OEM Continentals were worn. They were very comparable to the Contis - with the exception being that the Hankooks lasted much...
07-15-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,993
Posted By AsianML

Yeah works great, won't do anything bad to the...

Yeah works great, won't do anything bad to the paint.
07-10-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 15,240
Posted By AsianML

Lewis Hamilton owns a GL350!

Lewis Hamilton owns a GL350!
07-06-2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,090
Posted By AsianML

How are your tires?

How are your tires?
06-26-2011, 11:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,986
Posted By AsianML

I would kill for 6%! Most stations in Michigan...

I would kill for 6%! Most stations in Michigan have been pushing 10%. :eek:
06-23-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,564
Posted By AsianML

It's just something you would expect to come with...

It's just something you would expect to come with a vehicle of this price, brand, and caliber. Heck, go to any local Toyota dealer here and they'll give you a free carwash no questions asked (if you...
06-23-2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,986
Posted By AsianML

I don't think this thread and this concern was...

I don't think this thread and this concern was brought up to highlight the difference in gas mileage and the resulting cost differences. More or less to figure out if the drop in efficiency is at an...
05-26-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,623
Posted By AsianML

Well, not entirely true. The bowls for halogen...

Well, not entirely true. The bowls for halogen and HID projectors are still shaped differently. Glare will still exist, but is minimal. Just make sure you reaim them at the very least.
05-25-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,623
Posted By AsianML

You get what you pay for with no-name eBay kits....

You get what you pay for with no-name eBay kits. Just be sure to at least pick up a set of quality bulbs. I would go with 6000k 35W.
05-24-2011, 08:29 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,468
Posted By AsianML

Like we said...you could pull the same...

Like we said...you could pull the same information and more than you could possibly imagine with the VIN and your license plate number. We've tracked down criminals (scammers) on this forum right...
05-22-2011, 02:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,109
Posted By AsianML

The SmartKeys used to be linked to the memory...

The SmartKeys used to be linked to the memory positions. But MB dropped this feature long ago after some issues and bugs with the system that left many owners complaining about it.
05-22-2011, 01:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,082
Posted By AsianML

I think those "hold harmless" waivers clear the...

I think those "hold harmless" waivers clear the shop of most liabilities only if the shop takes full precaution and measures to avoid any problems related to the waiver. I don't think it covers an...
05-02-2011, 11:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 18,056
Posted By AsianML

Hmm, true the law requires manual or auto...

Hmm, true the law requires manual or auto leveling headlights for HIDs. You've opened another can of worms lol
05-02-2011, 10:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 18,056
Posted By AsianML

Is it possible that the ABC equipped S's do not...

Is it possible that the ABC equipped S's do not have the sensors for headlight leveling?
05-02-2011, 07:45 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,037
Posted By AsianML

Maintenance is no more extensive or expensive...

Maintenance is no more extensive or expensive than a regular car. The batteries can last a while before they absolutely need replacing. I worked at a Toyota dealer for a while and we've had countless...
04-29-2011, 09:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,037
Posted By AsianML

My Camry Hybrid averages just north of 42 mpg on...

My Camry Hybrid averages just north of 42 mpg on highway trips at about 75-80mph with a family of four and a weekend's worth of luggage. It may not run on all-electric power at highway speeds, but...
04-28-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,163
Posted By AsianML

^Chrome or stainless steel lower mesh grilles.

^Chrome or stainless steel lower mesh grilles.
04-26-2011, 12:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,849
Posted By AsianML

A lot of the sound systems today aren't all that...

A lot of the sound systems today aren't all that great. Not sure if they're worth the premium they command on the options packages. Harman has a pretty big market share with the acquisition of many...
04-21-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,468
Posted By AsianML

Who cares.

Who cares.
03-22-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,799
Posted By AsianML

Get an S65!

Get an S65!
03-21-2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,329
Posted By AsianML

Congrats! A black S-Class is such a proper car....

Congrats! A black S-Class is such a proper car. :bow:
03-17-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,799
Posted By AsianML

Life is good! Glad to see you're still in the car...

Life is good! Glad to see you're still in the car scene. I'm in my sophomore year of college now! Time flies huh.

What have you been up to?
03-17-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,799
Posted By AsianML

STEVEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE

STEVEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE
03-12-2011, 09:59 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 14,437
Posted By AsianML

I've seen so many F10s around lately and they've...

I've seen so many F10s around lately and they've all been so stunning to look at. BMW kept the "keep it simple, stupid" philosophy this time around. I completely agree with K-A about the E39 vs. W210...
12-24-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,700
Posted By AsianML

Not sure on the W212, but on the W164/X164, CC no...

Not sure on the W212, but on the W164/X164, CC no longer Coasts down by aerodynamic drag - rather by using the brakes. As a result the brake lights are on each time you tap down and you can see/feel...
12-24-2010, 04:29 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,177
Posted By AsianML

Hey, it's the less educated, poorer version of...

Hey, it's the less educated, poorer version of PRChris!
12-24-2010, 04:26 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,687
Posted By AsianML

Thank you. :bow:

Thank you. :bow:
12-22-2010, 11:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,562
Posted By AsianML

The dealer knows everything about your car when...

The dealer knows everything about your car when you bring it in. After all they do have to take the VIN and enter it in their computers for maintenance records.
12-07-2010, 01:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,866
Posted By AsianML

In bi-xenon equipped GLKs, the inner bulb should...

In bi-xenon equipped GLKs, the inner bulb should be the flash-to-pass highbeam for when the headlights are off, iirc. When the headlights are on, the main bulb serves both functions as mentioned...
12-07-2010, 11:07 AM
12-04-2010, 10:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,228
Posted By AsianML

Love Capri Blue. My previous ML was that color,...

Love Capri Blue. My previous ML was that color, perfect blend of blue and black depending on lighting conditions. :y
12-03-2010, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,001
Posted By AsianML

You can never go wrong with a light/dark two-tone...

You can never go wrong with a light/dark two-tone color combination like that. You did very well with the color choices. :y
11-04-2010, 09:54 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,566
Posted By AsianML

Hey Chris, it's really sad to see the S600 gone....

Hey Chris, it's really sad to see the S600 gone. I can honestly say it was one of the cleanest, most well-done (if I had to do it, I would have done it exactly as you did) S-Classes I've ever seen....
11-01-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,004
Posted By AsianML

It takes more than just one simple test drive for...

It takes more than just one simple test drive for the TCU to adapt, unless he performed the ECU reset immediately prior to driving it.
11-01-2010, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 812
Posted By AsianML

Definitely not right. If you're unsure of the...

Definitely not right. If you're unsure of the previous service history and when it was last done, do it now and have it reset.
10-18-2010, 02:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,311
Posted By AsianML

I absolutely love this designo package. The paint...

I absolutely love this designo package. The paint and interior look really good in natural sunlight, IMHO. Go for it!
09-30-2010, 11:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,166
Posted By AsianML

The surest way to be free of any sort of danger...

The surest way to be free of any sort of danger is to just be dead.
Forum: W211 AMG
09-28-2010, 06:19 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 13,815
Posted By AsianML

It looks the way it does because this thing was...

It looks the way it does because this thing was designed, engineered, and built to be a race car. :smash:
Forum: W211 AMG
09-24-2010, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,433
Posted By AsianML

Hmm, is there a chance that it's actually the...

Hmm, is there a chance that it's actually the (optional) microphone for the alarm system?
09-24-2010, 12:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,004
Posted By AsianML

If it was me, probably. You said it yourself, the...

If it was me, probably. You said it yourself, the faster one wasn't taken care of very well overall anyway.
09-16-2010, 02:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,004
Posted By AsianML

The transmission in these cars is adaptive,...

The transmission in these cars is adaptive, learning and adjusting itself to driving habits. The livelier one probably had an owner that loved to play with the throttle.
Forum: W211 AMG
09-16-2010, 02:42 PM
09-12-2010, 12:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,664
Posted By AsianML

The guy is trying to sell an SLS contract in the...

The guy is trying to sell an SLS contract in the SLS forum. Sponsors sell their products and their services as well. As part of his business he buys and sells (collector) cars. It's still within the...
06-10-2010, 08:16 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,640
Posted By AsianML

K-A, LOL. I totally saw this coming. :rolf:

K-A, LOL. I totally saw this coming. :rolf:
06-10-2010, 07:25 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,621
Posted By AsianML

lol yeah! Same with the ML. The lady that bought...

lol yeah! Same with the ML. The lady that bought it from us was crazy about it after seeing it and driving it. She was so afraid that we would sell it after she would leave so she tried to find...
06-10-2010, 07:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,621
Posted By AsianML

Holy crap Eric! I just sold the ML two weeks...

Holy crap Eric!

I just sold the ML two weeks ago.

I picked up a Camry Hybrid this past weekend...:D :crazy: :hammer:

Sad to see the C350 go. It was such a clean car. But you get an M3 in its...
05-16-2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,861
Posted By AsianML

Stunning house and stunning car! I love your...

Stunning house and stunning car! I love your pictures - I still remember the ones you posted the first time around. :bow:
04-12-2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,448
Posted By AsianML

Wow, how fast did he hit you and what was he...

Wow, how fast did he hit you and what was he driving?

Glad you're okay though!
04-11-2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 971
Posted By AsianML

Happens with the 7G with the column shifter. I...

Happens with the 7G with the column shifter. I think the noise is less obvious on the newer models though.
04-06-2010, 03:59 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 38,769
Posted By AsianML

:rolf:

:rolf:
02-24-2010, 11:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 14,804
Posted By AsianML

Did you try checking the oil level via the MFD?

Did you try checking the oil level via the MFD?
02-07-2010, 02:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,752
Posted By AsianML

Congrats yet again! :D So how would you...

Congrats yet again! :D

So how would you compare the new E350 with the W211 E320 you had?
02-06-2010, 12:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,404
Posted By AsianML

I saw this a day or two ago and was wondering the...

I saw this a day or two ago and was wondering the same thing as well. I think the exterior is still the same old Brilliant Silver. The interior looks like the normal Charcoal leather as well, however...
01-31-2010, 10:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,606
Posted By AsianML

jfc

jfc
01-20-2010, 11:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,468
Posted By AsianML

F10 M5.

F10 M5.
12-15-2009, 12:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,121
Posted By AsianML

Airbags only deploy when the sensors detect a...

Airbags only deploy when the sensors detect a rapid rate of deceleration.

Glad to hear the S did its job and that you're okay! The damage doesn't actually look too bad.
11-26-2009, 04:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,411
Posted By AsianML

Maybe it's the pictures and maybe they do it...

Maybe it's the pictures and maybe they do it differently R.O.W. but I don't see any stitching on the door panels. :nix:

Regardless, it is BEAUTIFUL.
11-26-2009, 01:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,411
Posted By AsianML

Interesting how it's not a full leather interior....

Interesting how it's not a full leather interior. But I do like the interior color combo.
11-15-2009, 10:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,636
Posted By AsianML

The sounds were definitely dubbed. None of them,...

The sounds were definitely dubbed. None of them, I thought, sounded like they should have, especially the BMW and Maserati.

I'm not entirely surprised by the results as this was a high altitude...
11-15-2009, 04:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,454
Posted By AsianML

I can't think of any reason why we wouldn't want...

I can't think of any reason why we wouldn't want you to post them!
11-10-2009, 02:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,238
Posted By AsianML

Sounds like the same issue that some Airmatic...

Sounds like the same issue that some Airmatic owners have noticed with the W211. Search the W211 forum for a thread title containing something along the lines of "dead body in trunk". :D
11-09-2009, 07:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,381
Posted By AsianML

I tried searching and I could have sworn that...

I tried searching and I could have sworn that somebody posted a pic of the W221 wheel on the W220, but I guess not. I've actually seen it in person and thought it looked nice. The only problem I see...
11-09-2009, 06:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,381
Posted By AsianML

Hmm, on the fence with this one. I saw a W220...

Hmm, on the fence with this one. I saw a W220 with the W221 Sport Package 19" wheels before and thought it looked really sharp.
10-18-2009, 02:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,476
Posted By AsianML

I saw a 2010 in person at night the other day and...

I saw a 2010 in person at night the other day and I must say the LEDs looked great. :y
09-21-2009, 11:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,672
Posted By AsianML

I really like the designo colors as well. Lately,...

I really like the designo colors as well. Lately, I've grown fond of white, but went to silver because white just seems too flat. But now that Mercedes has gladly introduced Diamond White into their...
09-19-2009, 12:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,132
Posted By AsianML

I believe the US-spec E63 has the LED strip as...

I believe the US-spec E63 has the LED strip as well. :nix:
09-15-2009, 05:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,587
Posted By AsianML

M is 1000 in Roman numerals. I've never seen it...

M is 1000 in Roman numerals. I've never seen it used in that context however.
09-14-2009, 12:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,534
Posted By AsianML

I believe the ES350 has the foot operated on/off...

I believe the ES350 has the foot operated on/off parking brake pedal.
09-13-2009, 11:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,275
Posted By AsianML

Same here. I read that the LEDs on all the other...

Same here. I read that the LEDs on all the other models function as DRLs as well. Something about the bi-xenons having such a sharp cutoff that fogs are not necessary.

Maybe I'm in the minority,...
09-11-2009, 09:59 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 45,168
Posted By AsianML

I saw a black R63 on University of Michigan...

I saw a black R63 on University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor earlier this week. The 63s sound amazing. Unfortunately, right after he passed me he got pulled over by a cop. I don't know what he did...
09-08-2009, 09:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,497
Posted By AsianML

Are you pointing it directly at the IR sensor in...

Are you pointing it directly at the IR sensor in the door handle?
09-05-2009, 02:32 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 13,180
Posted By AsianML

I still think that color is ugly. That is MB...

I still think that color is ugly.

That is MB of Westminster in Colorado. They're a sponsor here.
09-03-2009, 04:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,404
Posted By AsianML

You should get the new tail lights.

You should get the new tail lights.
08-31-2009, 12:47 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 13,180
Posted By AsianML

That one is called Capri Blue in the US and I do...

That one is called Capri Blue in the US and I do agree that it is an amazing color, although I may be biased. :D

But I disagree with grays or silvers. Those colors are very good at showing off the...
08-29-2009, 06:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,179
Posted By AsianML

I've heard more from some other members about...

I've heard more from some other members about debadging for the reasons that Diesel Benz stated as far as Europe goes. For America I hear more of both actually.

Personally, I like the cleaner look...
08-29-2009, 04:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,144
Posted By AsianML

I was gonna suggest bimmerpost.com (m3post.com)...

I was gonna suggest bimmerpost.com (m3post.com) as well. They're a mature group for the most part, but you do get the occasional idiot considering the M3 does cater to a younger demographic.
08-28-2009, 11:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,144
Posted By AsianML

What BMW forums did you try out so far? ...

What BMW forums did you try out so far?

Congrats on the M3!
08-27-2009, 07:03 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 12,553
Posted By AsianML

Those are ridiculously slow to begin with. When...

Those are ridiculously slow to begin with. When you consider how much weight is added for their equipment we are talking slow; 0-60 in a little over 6 seconds. A GL550 does 0-60 in the same time.
08-27-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 12,553
Posted By AsianML

What if the C63 was matte black? I mean the B-2...

What if the C63 was matte black? I mean the B-2 Stealth Bomber is matte black isn't it? Vinyl is cheap nowadays and is temporary should you decide to go a different color or whatever.
08-27-2009, 06:12 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 12,553
Posted By AsianML

Oh I wasn't flaming you. I was just saying the...

Oh I wasn't flaming you. I was just saying the cop probably just gave up (since he knew there was no way of catching you) and wanted to get back to his coffee and donuts.
08-27-2009, 05:58 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 12,553
Posted By AsianML

You probably interrupted his donut stop so he...

You probably interrupted his donut stop so he gave up and turned around lights and sirens to get back to the shop as quickly as possible.
08-27-2009, 05:55 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 12,553
Posted By AsianML

I forgot that the Earth was round. I didn't take...

I forgot that the Earth was round. I didn't take that into account when I was trying to figure out the math. Thanks!
08-27-2009, 05:52 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 12,553
Posted By AsianML

I've spoken to some officers in my area and they...

I've spoken to some officers in my area and they all seem to agree that the Crown Vics they have all seem to hit a brick wall once they hit 120 or so.
08-27-2009, 05:49 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 12,553
Posted By AsianML

Can you outrun a radio?

Can you outrun a radio?
08-27-2009, 02:16 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 15,007
Posted By AsianML

LOL. It's a C300. AWD isn't going to do s*** in a...

LOL. It's a C300. AWD isn't going to do s*** in a drag race except slow you down from added weight.
08-25-2009, 09:29 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,015
Posted By AsianML

Something tells me that WSH isn't lying about...

Something tells me that WSH isn't lying about what he owns, but hooolyyyyy crap some of his observations and posts are ridiculous. Just recently a member was asking about installing an AMG steering...
08-25-2009, 03:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 473
Posted By AsianML

Any members from Michigan?

I spotted a black CLK BS in the parking lot of the Costco in Grandville/Wyoming. Was wondering if the owner is a member here.:bow:
08-24-2009, 12:24 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,015
Posted By AsianML

The facelift goes across the entire S range. The...

The facelift goes across the entire S range. The AMG models get new bumpers, lights, and the V12 models get a new grille, the updated interior, tech, etc. There are literally thousands of things that...
08-23-2009, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,190
Posted By AsianML

How much camber is there? Pictures?

How much camber is there? Pictures?
08-23-2009, 03:05 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 37,800
Posted By AsianML

I'm usually not a huge fan of brown cars either,...

I'm usually not a huge fan of brown cars either, but I like this color. I'm pretty sure it's the same color as some of the official press release photo Es as well.
...
08-19-2009, 01:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,615
Posted By AsianML

I know, really? I don't recall any S-Classes...

I know, really?

I don't recall any S-Classes hitting 200 from the factory. :nix:
08-18-2009, 01:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,754
Posted By AsianML

Check eBay for the grilles or maybe just get a...

Check eBay for the grilles or maybe just get a regular one and have it painted or paint it yourself.

I do think you went a little overboard, especially with the tail lights and two front stars,...
08-16-2009, 12:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 942
Posted By AsianML

I saw this car on eBay not too long ago. I was...

I saw this car on eBay not too long ago. I was wondering the same thing about the rear tips. :dunno:
08-12-2009, 08:33 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 13,180
Posted By AsianML

I came across the eBay ad with that car yesterday...

I came across the eBay ad with that car yesterday and thought it was hideous in that color!
08-10-2009, 11:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,257
Posted By AsianML

Uh, well, that's why they call it a facelift.

Uh, well, that's why they call it a facelift.
08-10-2009, 02:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,559
Posted By AsianML

As far as I'm aware, the MB ventilated seats act...

As far as I'm aware, the MB ventilated seats act more to keep you dry of sweat by pulling air in (as stated above) rather than blowing air out.
08-08-2009, 03:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,203
Posted By AsianML

Maybe your headlights need to be re-aimed...

Maybe your headlights need to be re-aimed correctly. On bi-xenons, in the low beam projectors a flap/shield moves out of the way and lets the rest of the light be spread out. The high beam on...
08-06-2009, 03:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,114
Posted By AsianML

I've been a pretty big fan of Mercedes Estates...

I've been a pretty big fan of Mercedes Estates for a while now. I think the Estate looks pretty good and in some parts looks better than the sedan. The rear tail lights are bigger than the ones on...
08-04-2009, 09:44 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 9,560
Posted By AsianML

Yeah the Maybach concept came out like in the...

Yeah the Maybach concept came out like in the late 90s/early 00s.
08-03-2009, 08:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,107
Posted By AsianML

It's been that way on modern MBs for a while.

It's been that way on modern MBs for a while.
08-02-2009, 11:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,170
Posted By AsianML

Love the 083s. I got your catalog a couple...

Love the 083s.

I got your catalog a couple of days ago. Put together very well and beautiful pictures. :bow:
08-01-2009, 01:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 628
Posted By AsianML

Those are halogens.

Those are halogens.
07-30-2009, 05:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 23,253
Posted By AsianML

I ran across a Metallic Pearl Beige E350...

I ran across a Metallic Pearl Beige E350 yesterday while I was at orientation for University of Michigan. I still don't think it's ugly and I actually thought it looked okay in that color (I normally...
07-30-2009, 05:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,716
Posted By AsianML

Have an UOA done at 10k miles and you should see...

Have an UOA done at 10k miles and you should see that 10k is more than fine for Mercedes engines.

A member on another forum I'm on has had UOAs done at 10-12k miles for his Chrysler minivan which...
07-30-2009, 05:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,458
Posted By AsianML

Capri Blue does not look purpleish in bright sun....

Capri Blue does not look purpleish in bright sun.

Here are some pictures of an S550 w/AMG Package in Capri Blue. You really have to see it in person because photos never do any color justice....
07-26-2009, 12:20 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,414
Posted By AsianML

Should have made a 2 hour detour up to my place...

Should have made a 2 hour detour up to my place and I would have taken you to the Coast Guard Festival in Grand Haven, MI where the Midwest's and West Michigan's hottest jailbait all come to party...
07-25-2009, 02:10 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,414
Posted By AsianML

Don't get caught speeding. :D

Don't get caught speeding. :D
07-24-2009, 09:32 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 20,605
Posted By AsianML

The S5 is so sleek and sexy.

The S5 is so sleek and sexy.
07-24-2009, 02:42 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,414
Posted By AsianML

LOL, I see it now. You guys are right that's him....

LOL, I see it now. You guys are right that's him. I only watched the first 30 seconds of the video at first. :D
07-24-2009, 02:18 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,414
Posted By AsianML

Oh and congrats Clayton!!!!!!!

Oh and congrats Clayton!!!!!!!
07-24-2009, 02:17 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,414
Posted By AsianML

Are you sure that's him? That doesn't sound like...

Are you sure that's him? That doesn't sound like Chris at all and he definitely knows his facts for the cars he sells.
07-21-2009, 10:47 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,756
Posted By AsianML

According to a leaked options list for the new...

According to a leaked options list for the new SLS, a B&O sound system is available. Hopefully MB starts moving on to good sound systems for the rest of the lineup.
07-20-2009, 08:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,314
Posted By AsianML

Putting an HID bulb in a halogen projector will...

Putting an HID bulb in a halogen projector will still give you a hot spot in the center.
07-20-2009, 02:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 23,253
Posted By AsianML

Jeremy usually loves Mercedes. He had an SL55 and...

Jeremy usually loves Mercedes. He had an SL55 and an SLK55 and now has a 600 Grosser and CLK63 BS. He has referred to the CLK BS constantly the past season. If you've seen his reviews on the MB...
07-17-2009, 12:53 AM
07-14-2009, 11:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,923
Posted By AsianML

I see it as a testament to the reliability and...

I see it as a testament to the reliability and quality of the E-Class. No way in hell would they spend a good amount of money on a car that they make their living with in order for it to break down...
07-13-2009, 09:11 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,453
Posted By AsianML

These are only lip spoilers and not wings. They...

These are only lip spoilers and not wings. They weigh very, very little.
07-12-2009, 10:31 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,539
Posted By AsianML

Looks like the headlight was hit too, but it...

Looks like the headlight was hit too, but it looks like a light scratch.
07-05-2009, 01:38 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,671
Posted By AsianML

STFU please. Your lack of proper grammar and...

STFU please. Your lack of proper grammar and punctuation skills make your posts incomprehensible and pointless. Please stop trying for your own sake.
07-04-2009, 03:47 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,671
Posted By AsianML

It's just a picture of Oliver's S500.

It's just a picture of Oliver's S500.
07-02-2009, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 915
Posted By AsianML

Is that matte color a factory option anywhere? ...

Is that matte color a factory option anywhere?

Good to finally see a video review to look and listen to it. :D:D:D:D:D:D
07-02-2009, 01:37 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,671
Posted By AsianML

Ironic how your profile says your occupation is...

Ironic how your profile says your occupation is "Medical".
07-02-2009, 01:36 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,671
Posted By AsianML

Oh please. Don't refer back to me. You may have...

Oh please. Don't refer back to me. You may have the time, but you don't have the level of activity to even begin to agree with me.
07-01-2009, 04:02 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 13,180
Posted By AsianML

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thum...

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/60/Mercedes-Benz_W212_E_350_BlueTEC.JPG/800px-Mercedes-Benz_W212_E_350_BlueTEC.JPG...
07-01-2009, 02:35 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,671
Posted By AsianML

This forum has seriously gone to ****.

This forum has seriously gone to ****.
07-01-2009, 01:33 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 13,180
Posted By AsianML

White on black with pano roof. /thread

White on black with pano roof.

/thread
06-21-2009, 05:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,253
Posted By AsianML

You should check this out if you're still...

You should check this out if you're still wondering about Vossen's 1pc quality.
...
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