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06-15-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 503
Posted By DABRONX

I hate when people don't post the cure to the...

I hate when people don't post the cure to the problem.....

Mikey you appear to be the winner here. I brought it in and they just turned the bumpers about 1/2 to 1 full turn in and I was on my way...
06-10-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,404
Posted By DABRONX

If you buy a 2105 and up with factory warranty...

If you buy a 2105 and up with factory warranty left you can buy an addle 3 year factory warranty for about $3600. It does not have to be a CPO car and actually the money you save will buy the 3 vs 1...
06-10-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 503
Posted By DABRONX

Thanks, I'll try the above but it seams to have...

Thanks, I'll try the above but it seams to have fixed itself which we all know is the worse thing as it will just come back. I was trying to avoid dropping it off before next service.

Thanks!!
06-09-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 503
Posted By DABRONX

Trunk issues

Ok I did search but did not find what I need. Juts need quick fix before I go to dealer.

After all these years now the trunk is acting up. It just will not latch and goes up and down using every...
Replies: 6
Views: 543
Posted By DABRONX

My license plate bracket is in the wrapper in the...

My license plate bracket is in the wrapper in the trunk. What state? Just curious as most go by if there is no mount there is no need for the plate.


Try 3M molding tape (can buy o Amazon) same...
06-02-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,497
Posted By DABRONX

Does Renntech have stuff for the new engine and...

Does Renntech have stuff for the new engine and tranny's yet? I'm assuming its a 2018 as you said changes?
06-01-2019, 11:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,443
Posted By DABRONX

Again not going to get into complicated...

Again not going to get into complicated suspension dynamics here but drop a 20lb tire and then drop a 25lb tire and you will hear and feel the difference. Yes, the sidewall of a RFT tire is stiff as...
06-01-2019, 10:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,443
Posted By DABRONX

Ok I just looked and a Pirelli 275/20 RFT is...

Ok I just looked and a Pirelli 275/20 RFT is 34lbs vs a non RFT is 28lbs. Thats 6lbs just in the tire!

Funny thing is between a 245 18 and 20 there is no weight difference. So this can mean the...
06-01-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,443
Posted By DABRONX

Ok, were not talking about handling were talking...

Ok, were not talking about handling were talking about how the vehicle feels over bumps? I have had a lot of cars and I do not feel the hard impact over bumps you guys say you feel? It wasn't my car...
05-30-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,492
Posted By DABRONX

By the way the use of aftermarket parts was not...

By the way the use of aftermarket parts was not from insurance Co's mandating them but from them paying for new parts and shops looking to cut costs and using them. Insurance Co's then saw what the...
05-30-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,492
Posted By DABRONX

Not every state recognizes diminished value...

Not every state recognizes diminished value claims. First off it is not as easy as everyone is saying and it also varies on the extent and type of damages. 90% of cars resold have bumper repairs and...
05-27-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,443
Posted By DABRONX

I have to ask those that feel the ride is harsh...

I have to ask those that feel the ride is harsh what car did you have that you felt the ride was was good? Just trying to see a reference point to validate all this rough riding cars. Before you make...
05-25-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,497
Posted By DABRONX

Ok you think switching to a G63 the most...

Ok you think switching to a G63 the most recognized obnoxious car made will help???? I sold my G wagon for the exact reason. There is NO car like a G wagon that garners attention and most of it...
05-25-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,507
Posted By DABRONX

Alright you can like the car and still criticize...

Alright you can like the car and still criticize parts of it. It does look out of place and its smack in the middle of the front of the car. Complain or whatever you want to call it is what makes...
05-22-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,564
Posted By DABRONX

Katie you are opinionated to say the least. If...

Katie you are opinionated to say the least. If you don't think its worth it because you wrench on your Maybach thats great but to someone WHO DOESNT the risk factor is NOT worth it. So do you have...
Forum: Marketplace
05-21-2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By DABRONX

Brembo does make a BBK for the G55 so not sure...

Brembo does make a BBK for the G55 so not sure why it would be a joke? $14k? seams quite a bit high but custom color and dealer installed?

How about some info as to their size front and rear?
05-21-2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,564
Posted By DABRONX

It is risk and how much you willing to take....

It is risk and how much you willing to take. Buying a 3 year warranty on say a 2015 is not a bad idea. Your right in the first 3-4 years most likely nothing will happen but after that the odds sway...
05-20-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,132
Posted By DABRONX

As long as the car has a current standard...

As long as the car has a current standard warranty(not cpo ) you can add warranty years. If the warranty is expired then no you can't.

You have to find the right dealer and like I said see what...
05-20-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,132
Posted By DABRONX

Just remember CPO is only as good as the dealer...

Just remember CPO is only as good as the dealer doing it. A good indication is to pull up CARFAX or ask and see what they did to get the car ready for CPO. If they change 1 tire or just prep the car...
05-17-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,484
Posted By DABRONX

Why? The difference is beyond obvious and I'm not...

Why? The difference is beyond obvious and I'm not running the car where i would need the data.

I couldn't imagine the 93 tune. Just careful what you wish for as when it's in sport mode it become a...
05-13-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,484
Posted By DABRONX

Ok using my Sped Logic app on my Samsung S10...

Ok using my Sped Logic app on my Samsung S10 phone I did some 0-60 runs.

For such a big car this thing moves quickly. Problem is I am getting some tire slip and its effecting being able to stay in...
05-10-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,485
Posted By DABRONX

Ruby has a definite ruby color to it and only...

Ruby has a definite ruby color to it and only looks black in low light.If you live in a bright state it will always look ruby. Obsedian to me is the most neutral non straight black they have. In...
05-10-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,354
Posted By DABRONX

Im on the opposite in regards to the rear seat...

Im on the opposite in regards to the rear seat tech. Had a 2016 750I with every option including that rear chauffeur package. It looks cool but it was useless. I even have your kids and nobody uses...
Replies: 5
Views: 668
Posted By DABRONX

My 2015 S550 with Sport package has the valves...

My 2015 S550 with Sport package has the valves but I hear zero difference. I have asked people and they say the same. The s63 has a difference you can hear and I think it is the actual engine vs the...
05-05-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 917
Posted By DABRONX

Again broad statements like they don't work or...

Again broad statements like they don't work or they are perfect are what causes problems and misinformation. I drive to Palm Springs a lot and will tell you the filters are always full of sand from...
05-05-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,310
Posted By DABRONX

Its the base coat that is off. They did not check...

Its the base coat that is off. They did not check variances and match base first. The only way to correct is to rebase the bumper which yes will add paint which is not a great thing on a rubber...
05-04-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,484
Posted By DABRONX

Ok, had this out today with the family and it is...

Ok, had this out today with the family and it is a big difference on the highway where you can open it up and most pulls are from a roll. Normally I have to keep looking as Im hitting 80 now its 100...
05-04-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 917
Posted By DABRONX

Buy the ones from Weistec or Renntech. iI have...

Buy the ones from Weistec or Renntech. iI have the Weistec ones and they are shorter that supposedly allow more air flow.

Im not sure if the scam is that K&N don't work or if they do? There have...
05-04-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,632
Posted By DABRONX

If you like that effortless puling away then you...

If you like that effortless puling away then you have to have a v8. If you don't mind a more normal take off you will be ok with the v6. I looked at trading in for newer but why? Its the exact car...
05-02-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,484
Posted By DABRONX

Ok, it came a day early and of course I installed...

Ok, it came a day early and of course I installed it within ten minutes throwing testing the stock 0-60 out the window. Simply turn key to 2nd position and install and two min later its done. I had...
05-02-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,325
Posted By DABRONX

I have the 20's with Goodyear run flats and I...

I have the 20's with Goodyear run flats and I don't think the ride is harsh at all? I am coming from a 2016 750i M suspension car. The Benz ride is a lot nicer overall in all settings. I guess it is...
05-01-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,484
Posted By DABRONX

As far as I know they don't offer tranny tune? I...

As far as I know they don't offer tranny tune? I don't think it is needed. Actually hard shifts were a problem with the s63's to me so it has no value to me.

I have to get 91 im in CA.

I talked...
05-01-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,484
Posted By DABRONX

The fact is just like Dinan the reason you pay...

The fact is just like Dinan the reason you pay the extra cash is the warranty. Im not talking about a warranty a shop says they cover and has never paid out but the effect of these tunes on a factory...
04-30-2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,484
Posted By DABRONX

Your looking at the Renntech 93 octane tune where...

Your looking at the Renntech 93 octane tune where Weistec says theirs is 91 octane.

I guess I should explain if your not from CA. In CA you cant get 93 octane gas so it limits tunes. Weistec is...
04-30-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,484
Posted By DABRONX

Ordered Renntech tune 15 s550

Ok, I see lots of tune questions so I figured I would post my experience up. I choose between Renntech and Weistec and went with Renntech for two reasons. One in full disclosure I have used them...
04-30-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,310
Posted By DABRONX

Its off but like I told you they are always off....

Its off but like I told you they are always off. It's also how your viewing the car. If it's off at the hood it is also of the same at the fenders if they were never painted. Remember pearl paint...
04-30-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,008
Posted By DABRONX

Ok what did everyone run out and order these? I...

Ok what did everyone run out and order these? I am told the bracket is no longer available at this time?
Replies: 1
Views: 773
Posted By DABRONX

WHY NOT TO ORDER FROM SW CARBON

Placed order on Monday 4/22. recv'd Pay Pal invoice awaiting SW to complete transaction. Wed I call as still no word. I am told it either went out or will go out and they will email me invoice and...
04-25-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,167
Posted By DABRONX

Nice Ride that is FALSE. My 2015 S550 with Sport...

Nice Ride that is FALSE. My 2015 S550 with Sport package does have the actuators although I do not hear a difference and if its there its barely noticeable. In the S63 you do hear more of a...
Replies: 40
Views: 4,208
Posted By DABRONX

Ok interested but have to ask you quoted $26k...

Ok interested but have to ask you quoted $26k which is a big number. The link above shows the total at a converted rate of $14,169?? Thats a big difference what would be the difference or is it...
04-24-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 774
Posted By DABRONX

Why not? With a tune your not that far off S63...

Why not? With a tune your not that far off S63 numbers? 0-60 low 4's its not exactly a slow luxe barge.

I am actually researching the Remus system now as I don't want to have to cut off my...
04-24-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,858
Posted By DABRONX

I always laugh when I see people will give up...

I always laugh when I see people will give up stopping power to avoid brake dust. I get the idea as who likes dirty rims but brake pads have a lot to do with your stopping power which you are finding...
04-23-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,310
Posted By DABRONX

Find a better shop. It's not the color. Of course...

Find a better shop. It's not the color. Of course adding a third component to any color adds difficulty but problem is painters try and match pearl vs base and get in over their head and start going...
04-23-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,310
Posted By DABRONX

No bumpers match the car look on the lot. Paint...

No bumpers match the car look on the lot. Paint isn't bought in pre mixed cans. There are shade variances for every color and it is mixed in house at the shop. There are also application techniques...
04-23-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,552
Posted By DABRONX

You can tell its a failing system as they pretty...

You can tell its a failing system as they pretty much negotiate with themselves in regards to pricing. I have never heard a rep basically tell me that if you pay for one year they will give you...
04-21-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,135
Posted By DABRONX

Mercedes used to build a car with the idea that...

Mercedes used to build a car with the idea that everything had to be the best with zero compromises. Anybody who had a 126 or 140 knows that the build quality was 2nd to none but Mercedes also was...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,106
Posted By DABRONX

Thats an amazing set up as its so stealth. ...

Thats an amazing set up as its so stealth.

Heads up your dealer locator does not work.

I have to ask why you guys do not offer stages and REAL badging like Dinan not a cheap sticker?? I get...
04-20-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,167
Posted By DABRONX

You will laugh but a fine line Sharpie works...

You will laugh but a fine line Sharpie works amazing. There is no way to remove a scratch as its lower than the surrounding finish. The only way would be to lower the surrounding finish to its level...
04-20-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,135
Posted By DABRONX

You would think they would learn from BMW whose...

You would think they would learn from BMW whose sales are down and most are citing a good amount of it is because the dizzying amount of models and sub models available that all look alike.


I...
Replies: 61
Views: 7,232
Posted By DABRONX

Good read as looking for tune now. I have...

Good read as looking for tune now.

I have had a lot of tuner cars from Dinan, Renntech, Brabus, etc. My take is stop looking at HP and TQ numbers. First off any dyno operator can fudge numbers.
...
04-11-2019, 10:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 866
Posted By DABRONX

I have them on our family minivan and they have...

I have them on our family minivan and they have been on there for about 40k with zero issues and I have to say looked better in person they would have thought.
Replies: 8
Views: 2,613
Posted By DABRONX

I never knew this was possible? So your saying if...

I never knew this was possible? So your saying if you have a CPO car and as long as the warranty is still valid you can call another dealer to attempt to get a better deal on extending the warranty?...
Forum: Marketplace
01-25-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,847
Posted By DABRONX

If your lucky he will sell it to you. I love that...

If your lucky he will sell it to you. I love that one!!
Forum: Marketplace
11-27-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 914
Posted By DABRONX

Thanks! Car has both factory and CPO...

Thanks!

Car has both factory and CPO warranties. More pics found on Ebay.

Car has clean CARFAX and can provide copy.
Forum: Marketplace
11-22-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 914
Posted By DABRONX

Holiday bump. Yes, I will get more pics the...

Holiday bump. Yes, I will get more pics the Holiday got in the way!
Forum: Marketplace
11-17-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 914
Posted By DABRONX

2015 MAURITIUS BLUE RENNTECH G550

This is a beautiful custom ordered mauritius blue over silver/gray Designo leather. Never seen another with interior or exterior colors never mind together. So Cal truck that is like new. Interior...
Replies: 8
Views: 2,771
Posted By DABRONX

Thats very sharp. I am looking for a bright...

Thats very sharp.

I am looking for a bright colored car. Either a S550 or C63 in the lime green found on the GT R?. If not Im going to wait for new S8 and order an Audi.

Maybe after seeing your...
Replies: 8
Views: 2,771
Posted By DABRONX

Im going to be at dealer in El Cajon next week...

Im going to be at dealer in El Cajon next week and I'm going to push them a bit as they are the ones that did the G550. As odd as it sounds I want an s550 in the bright green they do the GT in. I...
Replies: 8
Views: 2,771
Posted By DABRONX

$5K is fine if I remember it was $7k for the G550...

$5K is fine if I remember it was $7k for the G550 but it was a designo color. I cant find a dealer that knows anything about in San Diego or surrounding areas.

If anybody has any real world...
Replies: 8
Views: 2,771
Posted By DABRONX

custom color s class?

I have a '15 G550 that was ordered in Mauritius Blue and its stunning in my eyes. It was a special color that year as I have never seen another.

Anyway, can you order an S Class in a custom color?...
07-27-2017, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 762
Posted By DABRONX

Cost to rebuild R63 engine

Ok I have been offered a high miles (over 150k) R63. The car is in incredible shape and looks like 50k not 150k.

Yes, UI have seen the $50k rebuild quote from the guy who did it himself. I am...
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