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Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-22-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,071
Posted By Ingenieur

I said his writing is poor, not his grammer,...

I said his writing is poor, not his grammer, spelling or punctuation.
It lacks logic and is void of fact
The syntax can be perfect yet the message can still be pointless
much like yours :naughty:...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-22-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,071
Posted By Ingenieur

JD Powers 2014 Initial Quality ...

JD Powers 2014 Initial Quality

Highest-Ranked Nameplates and Models For a second consecutive year, Porsche ranks highest in initial quality among all nameplates, with a score of 74 PP100....
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-22-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,071
Posted By Ingenieur

http://oppositelock.jalopnik.com/the-stig-s-respon...

http://oppositelock.jalopnik.com/the-stig-s-response-to-why-german-made-is-better-than-1173221244


here is the response to his diatrabe
his piece is all opinion, conjecture and bias
no...
12-20-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,165
Posted By Ingenieur

Make sure the dewpoint is low At least 10 deg...

Make sure the dewpoint is low
At least 10 deg below the temp
Also warm the car interior up as much as you can on the drive up
before you park it get it HOT on recirc with the ac on defrost mode...
12-20-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,165
Posted By Ingenieur

Not as air tight as one might think It will...

Not as air tight as one might think
It will ALWAYS equalize with the amb dewpoint

But leave the windows open when cold and low dewpoint
It will dry out in short order
Otherwise it will just...
12-20-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,851
Posted By Ingenieur

oops Was a cf spoiler available in the US?

oops
Was a cf spoiler available in the US?
12-20-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,165
Posted By Ingenieur

It has to dry out When your wife cleans the...

It has to dry out
When your wife cleans the home carpets they are damp, they dry out
Your washrag left in the shower is dry the next day
Water evaporates the rate depending on surface area and...
12-20-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,165
Posted By Ingenieur

If you are concerned put a dehumidifier in it...

If you are concerned put a dehumidifier in it over night
Or take a hair dryer or heat gun to it,just be careful
Use towells to press it out
Hose it down with some lysol

It will dry
It has to...
12-20-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 841
Posted By Ingenieur

^^^ this Dry air is 78% N2 and 21% O2 If...

^^^ this
Dry air is 78% N2 and 21% O2
If saturated moisutre is 1% or

Adjust the pressures seasonally
A bit higher in winter

Make sure your source for air has a refrigerated or dessicant...
12-20-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,851
Posted By Ingenieur

The car is under warranty Drive it oem until it...

The car is under warranty
Drive it oem until it expires
In until you have the car in your possession and live with don't do anything major
I tjink you will be surprised how good it is stock

1...
12-20-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,851
Posted By Ingenieur

There is an extensive amount of info on each...

There is an extensive amount of info on each topic
Search and read

For each one you will find dozens of opinions and little concensous
You won't find a common ground on something as simple as...
12-19-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,807
Posted By Ingenieur

His concern is that the m156 has a documented...

His concern is that the m156 has a documented issue with the headbolts
If they fail coolant seeps into the oil and cylinders
In the cylinders it causes a misfire and sets codes amd limp mode

The...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-19-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,998
Posted By Ingenieur

Here's the kicker They will be made in the US...

Here's the kicker
They will be made in the US then shipped overseas
Bummer
12-19-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,156
Posted By Ingenieur

Yep vent You bring air in from the...

Yep vent
You bring air in from the windshield/hood area thru the cabin and out the rear

BODY HARDWARE / QUARTER PANEL / QUARTER PANEL & COMPONENTS / Vent valve

Must have a valve the moves as...
12-19-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,043
Posted By Ingenieur

:rolf: My car accelerates faster down a...

:rolf:

My car accelerates faster down a steep grade than up one
Is this normal?
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-19-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,656
Posted By Ingenieur

You are making assumptions No one is...

You are making assumptions
No one is 'defensive', you over estimate your emotional influence
But I see I have touched a nerve, sorry, just correcting you
Perhaps I was just offering up another...
12-19-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,043
Posted By Ingenieur

Lighten up cowboy Too many real problems in the...

Lighten up cowboy
Too many real problems in the world to get bunged up over people busting your chops
12-19-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,043
Posted By Ingenieur

Don't hold back, tell us how you really feel ...

Don't hold back, tell us how you really feel
:rolf:

This is an international forum and the US, as much as I love Her. Isn't the center of the known universe, that would an old girl friend, or so...
12-19-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,043
Posted By Ingenieur

Good chance His name is Hussain from Bahrain ...

Good chance
His name is Hussain from Bahrain

It's the title and topic that make me chuckle
PLEASE PLEASE Help!!
And the people who know him best, family, say he would make up invisable problems...
12-18-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 8,554
Views: 3,399,770
Posted By Ingenieur

Matte 507 sedan :boink:

Matte 507 sedan :boink:
12-18-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,807
Posted By Ingenieur

Update?

Update?
12-18-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 16,696
Posted By Ingenieur

So they make the exact same mistake on 2...

So they make the exact same mistake on 2 generations
So much for German qa/qc lol
12-18-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 16,696
Posted By Ingenieur

I never heard of rod bearings being an issue on...

I never heard of rod bearings being an issue on e9x series M3's
Only the crank bearing girdle on a few early models

The rod bearings were an issue on the e46 but it was fixed an a tsb was...
12-18-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 871
Posted By Ingenieur

BODY HARDWARE / FRONT BUMPER / EXTERIOR TRIM /...

BODY HARDWARE / FRONT BUMPER / EXTERIOR TRIM / Fog lamp bezel 2048851774 - Fog lamp bezel 2008-11 Left

BODY HARDWARE / FRONT BUMPER / EXTERIOR TRIM / Fog lamp bezel 2048851874 - Fog lamp bezel...
12-18-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,081
Posted By Ingenieur

On sale now $40 free shipping ...

On sale now $40 free shipping

http://www.ecstuning.com/Mercedes_Benz-2009-C63_AMG-204.077-Base-Sedan-V8_6.3L_156.985/Search/SiteSearch/Led/ES2730866/
12-17-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 16,696
Posted By Ingenieur

Proof again women are smarter than men

Proof again women are smarter than men
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-17-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,246
Posted By Ingenieur

There is a certain weight saying 'my car has over...

There is a certain weight saying 'my car has over 500 hp and lb ft of torque' :rolf:
12-17-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,032
Posted By Ingenieur

The easiest way is the bevo docs 229.5 0w40 or...

The easiest way is the bevo docs
229.5 0w40 or 5w40
Then price
Walmart has the M1 0w40 at $50 for 10 qts
If one is worried about 'shear' change it at 6667 miles (3 changes per 2 scheduled)
Still...
12-17-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,683
Posted By Ingenieur

I run Conti DWS in the winter oem size Michelin...

I run Conti DWS in the winter oem size
Michelin PSS in the summer 245/265 next set going 235/265


I have run PS AS3 on my RS4
I like the DWS better but really no discernable difference
The...
12-17-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,032
Posted By Ingenieur

That is 'threads' 'Posts' get clipped at 999 ...

That is 'threads'
'Posts' get clipped at 999

Let's just say it's :beatdeadh and call it a day :D
12-17-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,032
Posted By Ingenieur

Showing results 1 to 200 of 990 Search took...

Showing results 1 to 200 of 990
Search took 0.14 seconds. Search: Keyword(s): Oil

:p:
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-17-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,246
Posted By Ingenieur

Yes Base a mechanical type The S an...

Yes
Base a mechanical type
The S an electronically controlled one
12-17-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,032
Posted By Ingenieur

What!!!! :rolf: There are only 473 oil...

What!!!! :rolf:

There are only 473 oil threads with 8000 posts
In the w204 c63 alone
:)
12-17-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,375
Posted By Ingenieur

Any of these numbers are only accurate to +/- 2...

Any of these numbers are only accurate to +/- 2 to 3%
call it 8-12 hp or so

I get a kick when I see a number like 422.3 lol
Call it 420
12-17-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,232
Posted By Ingenieur

Is that english?! :rolf:

Is that english?!

:rolf:
12-17-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,032
Posted By Ingenieur

on a side note, that comment was meant to assuage...

on a side note, that comment was meant to assuage your 'feelings'
obviously it did not work :rolf:
many members actually ask questions they don't already know the answers to, I thought you may be...
12-17-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,032
Posted By Ingenieur

You are easily annoyed and go whine to someone...

You are easily annoyed and go whine to someone who cares ;)
all I am doing is illustrating how moot your position is
and to refute the advice to use non-approved oils
no need to insult with the...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-16-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,246
Posted By Ingenieur

You can usually negotiate a pretty good deal on...

You can usually negotiate a pretty good deal on the ext maint and warranty when buying the car
12-16-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,032
Posted By Ingenieur

If no oil heat due to friction will sieze the...

If no oil heat due to friction will sieze the engine
With oil friction is reduced and the oil heats as it provides a film that shears and carries thermal energy away
To raise the temperature of oil...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-16-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,246
Posted By Ingenieur

C63S Silver not sure which yet Regular...

C63S

Silver not sure which yet
Regular seats with Black/Grey trim/grey seat belts Nappa Leather
CF Interior trim
19" AMG Cross-Spoked Forged Black
Black trim
Performance Exhaust depending on...
12-16-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,081
Posted By Ingenieur

I just ordered some from ECS (zisa brand or...

I just ordered some from ECS (zisa brand or something)
I usedvthem before on my RS4!for interior and license plate (monitored) and had no issues for 3+ years after install when I sold the car
...
12-16-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 16,696
Posted By Ingenieur

:rolf: Wrong, so wrong Almost spit my...

:rolf:

Wrong, so wrong
Almost spit my drink out on that one
):
12-16-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,490
Posted By Ingenieur

Full circle lol Different screen name?? ...

Full circle lol

Different screen name??

Ok I see the link was in your sig
12-16-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,490
Posted By Ingenieur

From a members sig Talk about a coincidence lol...

From a members sig
Talk about a coincidence lol
https://mbworld.org/forums/c63-amg-w204/349799-upgraded-euro-console-cover-installed.html
12-16-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,490
Posted By Ingenieur

Change holder pretty sure It would be nice if a...

Change holder pretty sure
It would be nice if a phone fit
Maybe older filp phones did?

I used to keep my insurance card and registration in it
But now keep them in the visor clip
Easier access...
12-16-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,490
Posted By Ingenieur

After looking at mine I was afraid of that

After looking at mine I was afraid of that
12-16-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,490
Posted By Ingenieur

OK Order completed Most everything is in...

OK
Order completed
Most everything is in stock or 3 days out except for eyebrow leds due dec 31
Got some spark plugs and tools
Can you ship everything but the led's?
I want to do the plugs over...
12-16-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,490
Posted By Ingenieur

I'm going to order one of those pads but since...

I'm going to order one of those pads but since it's only 8 bucks or so I'm sure I'll get some other stuff too :rolf:
I'll have my wife put it under the tree and Then I'll be certain to like my...
12-16-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,490
Posted By Ingenieur

Some have replaced the cup holders with the...

Some have replaced the cup holders with the sliding cover tray item 190
That would be a nice package
What is involved and a ballpark $$ if available?
Trim
Box
Rubber mat
Cover
???

I never...
12-16-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,490
Posted By Ingenieur

I think that is what the OP was refering to? Be...

I think that is what the OP was refering to?
Be more useful to a non-smoker like me
Thanks

Replaces this which is item 70

Might be a Christmas present
You guys got good stuff
Bought from...
12-16-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,490
Posted By Ingenieur

60 or 70? Is it an insert for storage replacing...

60 or 70?
Is it an insert for storage replacing the tray and lighter?
Isvthe power socket still usable?
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-16-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,656
Posted By Ingenieur

C400

C400
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-16-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,656
Posted By Ingenieur

From the c63 ordering guide 187.25 (4756 mm or...

From the c63 ordering guide 187.25 (4756 mm or 187.244")
C400 from MB USA website 184.5
Delta 2.75"
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-16-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,851
Posted By Ingenieur

See if any dealer has a car before you See if...

See if any dealer has a car before you
See if any show up on autotrader from a dealer before yours is delivered
See if the press drives a car before you get yours

Look at it this way
They have...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-16-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,656
Posted By Ingenieur

Really? :rolf: Vehicle class is usually...

Really?
:rolf:

Vehicle class is usually defined by wheel base since it determines seating space

When Porsche introduced the new 991 they didn't tout it's overall length was longer they...
12-16-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,032
Posted By Ingenieur

Oil is designed to 'shear' that is how it...

Oil is designed to 'shear' that is how it transfers energy
0w40 Mobil 1 is one of highest zinc (ZDDP) conc. of modern oils
That is why it is spec'ed by AMG and Porsche
They could choose any oil...
12-16-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,232
Posted By Ingenieur

^^^ if you figure it out I'm in and willing...

^^^

if you figure it out I'm in and willing to pay
Can you use your tool to read the version from a 507, e63, etc ???

That would be the best way to 'tune' the c63
oem reliability, emissions...
12-16-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,375
Posted By Ingenieur

The most accurate number for whp is the rototest...

The most accurate number for whp is the rototest number
It is a steady state number not a ramp run
Deduct another 3-5% for slip/wheel mass since it is a hub machine

It is for the 451 rating
To...
12-15-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,902
Posted By Ingenieur

So what is spec'ed for our cars? 325.0 326.0 ...

So what is spec'ed for our cars?
325.0
326.0
325.6
326.6
???


http://bevo.mercedes-benz.com/d/d/en/Spec_310_1.pdf
12-15-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,447
Posted By Ingenieur

I could see a stock w205 running high 11's at...

I could see a stock w205 running high 11's at 119-120
The S a few tenths and a few mph better

I want to see a scale wt
Either way stock will suit me fine :D
12-15-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,032
Posted By Ingenieur

Do you mightyvac hot or cold? No filter change?...

Do you mightyvac hot or cold?
No filter change?

Wait for it
Wait for it
Wait for it
...................KABLAMMY!!!!!

:D
12-15-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,447
Posted By Ingenieur

That'll be the w205's job 33% more displacement...

That'll be the w205's job
33% more displacement
Slightly higher cr
Much closer in weight
More rubber
Better diff

Stock won't be close since even a stock w204 will run with a stock m3/4
The...
12-15-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,232
Posted By Ingenieur

Can the version be read from a p31 car?

Can the version be read from a p31 car?
12-15-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,232
Posted By Ingenieur

How did you get the dealer to download code that...

How did you get the dealer to download code that doesn't match the VIN?

I've been told that code is only accessable via MB ag and does not reside at the dealer level
They download one vin...
12-15-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,447
Posted By Ingenieur

So much for the theory that the m4 is derated and...

So much for the theory that the m4 is derated and actually makes 500 hp / 500 lb ft
It is close to 300-400 lbs lighter 3550-3600 vs 3850-3950

Did it have the dct?
12-15-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,032
Posted By Ingenieur

B I'm an engineer They keep me out of the...

B

I'm an engineer
They keep me out of the board room unless they have a problem
I hovel in a small cave with closed door under which they slide work
I'm predisposed to state facts and sometimes...
12-15-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,032
Posted By Ingenieur

Logic dictates if not on the approved list by...

Logic dictates if not on the approved list by default it is on the defacto not approved 'list' :D

In reality any API synthetic of the same wt and service rating would most likely be fine

But...
12-15-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,984
Posted By Ingenieur

Nice match Cheap mod lol On wheels without...

Nice match
Cheap mod lol
On wheels without the lugs so recessed more pronounced

Make sure you keep a removal tool in the car
12-15-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,032
Posted By Ingenieur

That be it lol This is useful also A chart...

That be it lol

This is useful also
A chart of spec and wt by engine type
http://bevo.mercedes-benz.com/d/d/en/Spec_223_2.pdf
12-14-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,624
Posted By Ingenieur

I have a recent VMI doesn't show up as...

I have a recent VMI
doesn't show up as applicable
It does show others that have been completed

The car was a cpo and the campaigns were supposedly checked
General
4 All recall and/or other...
12-14-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,624
Posted By Ingenieur

It says 2008 w204 no model number Did I miss...

It says 2008 w204 no model number
Did I miss it?

It is not on the list when I check my VIN on the MB site
Perhaps it was done?

It also states the approximate no. of vehicles affected is 10...
12-14-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,902
Posted By Ingenieur

I could have said open the 'front' trunk :rolf:

I could have said open the 'front' trunk :rolf:
12-14-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,375
Posted By Ingenieur

That is complicated and contentious Rototest is...

That is complicated and contentious
Rototest is an independent certified third party test & research agency

Here is their c63 test...
12-14-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,375
Posted By Ingenieur

Using 16% for losses 500 HP 450 lb x ft

Using 16% for losses
500 HP
450 lb x ft
12-14-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,902
Posted By Ingenieur

You are correct Very tight range on the sensor ...

You are correct
Very tight range on the sensor
Perhaps < 1"
So if marginal when warm outside it may trip when the level drops due to cold weather

OP
With car stationary for more than 8 hours...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-14-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,851
Posted By Ingenieur

afaik all c63's will be built in AL That means...

afaik all c63's will be built in AL
That means all the orders for the whole world will be built there, and those orders have been placed and are in queue ahead of US/Canadian ones
Production is...
12-14-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,902
Posted By Ingenieur

Your coolant is a bit low The level drops when...

Your coolant is a bit low
The level drops when cold
It rises 15 mm as temp goes from 68 f to 195 f
Refrence your manual
Adjust level when cold, there is a black/white tab in the middle of the...
12-13-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,032
Posted By Ingenieur

Not MB 229.5 approved Zinc actual will...

Not MB 229.5 approved

Zinc actual will increase wear in a modern engine
It may help in older engines with tappets and push rods

In racing engines that have to last a few 1000 miles between...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-13-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,204
Posted By Ingenieur

Nice Thanks I liked the bit at the...

Nice
Thanks

I liked the bit at the begining of the c63 real world
Sounds good
12-13-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,726
Posted By Ingenieur

Probably not for a kid AMG branded limited...

Probably not for a kid
AMG branded limited edition

http://www.topspeed.com/cars/car-news/holiday-gift-idea-mercedes-amg-limited-edition-white-series-scale-models-ar166628.html
12-13-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,036
Posted By Ingenieur

As others have said the diff will not be covered ...

As others have said the diff will not be covered
Even if the dealer did it they won't cover non oem parts
If you got them to install an oem that you boght from them it would be covered under a...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-13-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,851
Posted By Ingenieur

Oops Yep ceramics on the S only

Oops
Yep ceramics on the S only
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-13-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,851
Posted By Ingenieur

The rear brakes are the same for all variants ...

The rear brakes are the same for all variants
Base gets the silver calpiers/single piece rotors
The S gets the red calipers and 2 piece rotors
The base can option the red/2 piece (pretty sure this...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-13-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,851
Posted By Ingenieur

It Will Cost

It


Will


Cost
12-13-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,165
Posted By Ingenieur

Just did mine Flushed with hot water/simple...

Just did mine
Flushed with hot water/simple green
Fronts: inserted a hose and flushed with a sqeeze bulb
Came out behind the front wheels

Rear: had to pour it into the tracks, repeated more...
12-13-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,726
Posted By Ingenieur

I used the same vendor for my M3, RS4 and C63 ...

I used the same vendor for my M3, RS4 and C63
Fast and fair, I get email promotions I'll see if I can find it

Lol got one today http://www.legacydiecast.com/xq/asp/qx/search_results.htm
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-13-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,851
Posted By Ingenieur

I may order one for mid Oct factory delivery ...

I may order one for mid Oct factory delivery
Pick it up on eay to Austin for the USGP
12-12-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,165
Posted By Ingenieur

Thanks Just looked at mine Front 2 easily...

Thanks

Just looked at mine
Front 2 easily seen
As you said rears obscured
Wiped everything down with wd40 and lightly greased tracks with a lithium dry lube
I'll use a little air to do the...
12-12-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,165
Posted By Ingenieur

How do they clean them? With a nozzle that fits...

How do they clean them?
With a nozzle that fits in the opening(s) and flush them with water/soap?
Compressed air?
????
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-12-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,851
Posted By Ingenieur

New M5 Canadian grand prix AND US grandprix ...

New M5
Canadian grand prix AND US grandprix
:D

I know it will be no where near 100k
12-12-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,259
Posted By Ingenieur

Monthly bump Please vote Thanks

Monthly bump
Please vote
Thanks
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-12-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,851
Posted By Ingenieur

For 108k New m3 stripper cpo'ed s3 for winter

For 108k
New m3 stripper
cpo'ed s3 for winter
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-12-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,851
Posted By Ingenieur

They also gave you the option prices, obviously...

They also gave you the option prices, obviously since they totaled 8k
That tells me the 100k USD base price is accurate
There is no reason for the dealer to lie in a written sales...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-12-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,851
Posted By Ingenieur

I did 3 different dealers One in WV and two...

I did
3 different dealers
One in WV and two in PA
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-12-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,851
Posted By Ingenieur

The dealers I spoke to would not give a price ...

The dealers I spoke to would not give a price
Even if I ordered one the price would be 'to be confirmed' with an option to back out with no loss of deposit
If there is a price if it is the same or...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-12-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,851
Posted By Ingenieur

The base price for a new M5 is 93k If the base...

The base price for a new M5 is 93k
If the base is 100k for a C no one will buy them
I think you are not giving accurate information and blowing smoke

Red brakes are std on the c63s
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-12-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,851
Posted By Ingenieur

What options! That is crazy $$ for that car ...

What options!
That is crazy $$ for that car
Estimates have been 70k for a base c63s before options
They will not sell many since a base m3 is 62k before discounts
I did not think US pricing had...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-12-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,851
Posted By Ingenieur

But you no idea of the price?

But you no idea of the price?
12-12-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 718
Posted By Ingenieur

You are correct $465 with shipping Pads,...

You are correct
$465 with shipping
Pads, rotors, sensors
If you select the house brands
Amazing

http://www.autobrakecenter.com/index.php?main_page=shopping_cart
12-12-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 718
Posted By Ingenieur

$500 for 4 rotors and front/rear pads?

$500 for 4 rotors and front/rear pads?
12-12-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 718
Posted By Ingenieur

oem parts online are $600 delivered, maybe 550 ...

oem parts online are $600 delivered, maybe 550
Pads, rotors, sensor
Labor about an hour per side
It is a straight forward job

Rear rotors at 48k miles sounds too soon
Mic them
12-12-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,224
Posted By Ingenieur

Ninho I'm frightened, I think I'm going to die! ...

Ninho I'm frightened, I think I'm going to die!
You won't die

She squeals and he laughs
12-12-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,224
Posted By Ingenieur

Find the married man who hasn't thought that...

Find the married man who hasn't thought that about their wife (and vice versa) :rolf:
12-12-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,224
Posted By Ingenieur

Some favorites Don't jump, don't jump!!! ...

Some favorites

Don't jump, don't jump!!!

Drive slow!
I'm only going 250 km/hr

The car is sliding!!!

Ninho brake!!!
12-12-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,224
Posted By Ingenieur

Ninho I'm scared, you promised!! Not AMG but hilarious!

Mods sorry if not proper but it is hilarious
I'm sure we have all experienced something similar on a lesser scale

A hell of a ride at the Nordschleife. - YouTube
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-12-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,656
Posted By Ingenieur

Wheelbase is identical at 111.8"

Wheelbase is identical at 111.8"
12-11-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,165
Posted By Ingenieur

What irks me about dealers is they think everyone...

What irks me about dealers is they think everyone is a moron and easy mark
I don't mind paying but at least be fair & honest
I gurantee if it was their car the sa or mechanic wouldn't estimate 15k...
12-11-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,165
Posted By Ingenieur

Scare tactics and bs Have them clean the drains...

Scare tactics and bs
Have them clean the drains
Put the car in a dry garage with a small dehumidifer on the rear floor
Make sure it drains out of the car
It'll be fine
12-11-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,165
Posted By Ingenieur

It's on the list Check function, clean & lube...

It's on the list
Check function, clean & lube sunroof
12-11-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,165
Posted By Ingenieur

If cleaning the drains is routine maintenance (as...

If cleaning the drains is routine maintenance (as it usually is) it is the owners responsibilty
If the dealer did the routine service it sounds like they would assume liability

Do not let them...
12-11-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,624
Posted By Ingenieur

Curious Why should it be covered out of...

Curious
Why should it be covered out of warranty?
How would any business put a cap on liability if everything had to be covered forever?
12-11-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,165
Posted By Ingenieur

What other services sre there that don't involve...

What other services sre there that don't involve an oil change?

Is there any damage or can it just be cleaned and dried out?
They would contact your insurer?
Why because of water damage?
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-10-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,851
Posted By Ingenieur

The u78 performance exhaust shows up as a std...

The u78 performance exhaust shows up as a std option on the first edition but not as a standalone option for the bade c63 or the c63s
12-09-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,925
Posted By Ingenieur

They are there Look st the front on pics of the...

They are there
Look st the front on pics of the steering wheel
12-09-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,282
Posted By Ingenieur

Let's summarize New plugs Coils swapped so...

Let's summarize
New plugs
Coils swapped so not coils
Only codes are misfire 7 & 8 plus the associated multiple code
All others cleared
Where are cylinders 7 & 8 physically located? Rear most...
12-09-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By Ingenieur

What were your trap speeds?

What were your trap speeds?
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-09-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,096
Posted By Ingenieur

UK configurator

May have been posted
http://m.mercedes-benz.co.uk/content/unitedkingdom/mpc/mpc_unitedkingdom_website/en/home_mpc/passengercars/home/new_cars/model_overview_configurator.html
12-09-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,925
Posted By Ingenieur

The car is a monster Lighter than the w204 ...

The car is a monster
Lighter than the w204
More torque
Better handling dynamics

The upgraded interior is gravy
Exterior looks not high on my list
I did see my first w205 on the road recently...
12-09-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,925
Posted By Ingenieur

First: you lucky dawg lol Second: how did you...

First: you lucky dawg lol
Second: how did you get the opportunity? Do you work for a dealer, magazine, etc ?
Third: you can tell AMG pays a lot of attention to exhaust sound
12-08-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,282
Posted By Ingenieur

So everything cleared up but misfires on 7 and 8...

So everything cleared up but misfires on 7 and 8 + associated random
You eliminated the plugs and coils as the issue
And a random a cam code?
Try cleaning cam sensor and solenoid connectors?
...
12-08-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,282
Posted By Ingenieur

Did you notice any moisture on the coil or maf...

Did you notice any moisture on the coil or maf connectors?
Did you clean/dry them before reconnecting?
12-08-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,282
Posted By Ingenieur

Sounds like it might be drying out?

Sounds like it might be drying out?
12-08-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,282
Posted By Ingenieur

You replaced all coils including 7 and 8? And...

You replaced all coils including 7 and 8?
And they still misfire?
Probably not coils
Did the other codes go away? Steering, intake heater etc ?
Smoothed out with maf disconnect but still lumpy...
12-08-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,807
Posted By Ingenieur

I hope he is correct and it is an easy fix

I hope he is correct and it is an easy fix
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-08-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 750
Posted By Ingenieur

:p: I would seriously consider one This...

:p:

I would seriously consider one
This wagon hauls @$$ !!!
Embaress a few porsche owners lol
12-08-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,807
Posted By Ingenieur

Hmmm You lost a good bit of coolant in a short...

Hmmm
You lost a good bit of coolant in a short period of time
The SIB implies with a broken bolt it will go into the oil and raise the level
Perplexed because no coolant in the oil and no white...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-08-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 750
Posted By Ingenieur

https://mbworld.org/forums/c63-amg-c63s-amg-w205/5...

https://mbworld.org/forums/c63-amg-c63s-amg-w205/565361-c63-wagon-us.html
12-08-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,282
Posted By Ingenieur

pulling the maf will default and should limit...

pulling the maf will default and should limit misfire if running at the ends of its signal range

his other faults clear when they are removed
the faults are only 1 bank

I'm guessing a short...
12-07-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,282
Posted By Ingenieur

Probably not

Probably not
12-07-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,282
Posted By Ingenieur

Make sure everything is seated properly and...

Make sure everything is seated properly and screws are tight
I would clean the maf with the crc cleaner (most parts stores)

Does anyone know how the cylinders sre numbered?
From front the left...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-07-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,893
Posted By Ingenieur

Looked at the e63 config Option prices should...

Looked at the e63 config
Option prices should be similar
Ceramic brakes 9k
Ext carbon 5.5k
Interior 3k
Crazy
12-07-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,282
Posted By Ingenieur

A bad O2 or maf may over fuel / run rich hence...

A bad O2 or maf may over fuel / run rich hence the gas smell
Misfires also will result in unburnt fuel

You can swap the maf's and if the codes follow then you know
If they don't probably good...
12-07-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,282
Posted By Ingenieur

All on the same bank I'd start with maf or O2...

All on the same bank
I'd start with maf or O2 sensors
Unplug the maf and see how it runs

Have you messed with the airboxes or filters recently?
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-07-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,893
Posted By Ingenieur

I don't like new first year cars for a few...

I don't like new first year cars for a few reasons, but I may bite the bullet
First year bugs
Price gouging
Huge depreciation

I wanted to do euro delivery and AL isn't even a close second lol...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-07-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,851
Posted By Ingenieur

Factoid for those who care An lsd will reduce...

Factoid for those who care
An lsd will reduce understeer
When cornering the outer wheel is loaded up and the inner down
The outer has more traction so torque dist will shift to it
This will HELP...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-07-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,851
Posted By Ingenieur

Yes Road courses and autocross Also ice and...

Yes
Road courses and autocross
Also ice and snow courses, actual racing
Clutch type, gear type, quaife, wavetrac and gleason torsen and viscous
And the Audi torque vectoring

The c63 understeer...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-07-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,851
Posted By Ingenieur

It may be a small disadvantage when trail braking...

It may be a small disadvantage when trail braking into a corner
You are applying brake torque (opposite sign to driving torque)
But still a proportional lock not 100%
driver skill and technique...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-07-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,851
Posted By Ingenieur

:rolf: Drag racers will use a 100% locking...

:rolf:

Drag racers will use a 100% locking diff
They will use a spool or weld the diff
Rigid 100% lock 0% speed differential
But they only go in a straight line :D
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-07-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,851
Posted By Ingenieur

Assume a track of 5' Tight turn r=30' Inside...

Assume a track of 5'
Tight turn r=30'
Inside wheel travel per revolution ~ 2 x r x pi x ang vel
Outside ~ 2 x (r+5) x pi x ang vel
2, Pi and vel cancel
Ratio = r+5 / r
35/30 = 1.17 or 17% slip...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-07-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,851
Posted By Ingenieur

A limited-slip differential (LSD) is a type of...

A limited-slip differential (LSD) is a type of automotive differential gear arrangement that allows for some difference in angular velocity of the output shafts, but imposes a mechanical bound on the...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-07-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,851
Posted By Ingenieur

That is not accurate for a radius, applies to...

That is not accurate for a radius, applies to linear motion
It does not lock them
There is a clutch or gearing that allows slip
This allows them to rotate at different speeds
If they were...
12-06-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,839
Posted By Ingenieur

He was talking about a z06 as a cheap track car ...

He was talking about a z06 as a cheap track car

The GT S and GT edition 1 are basically the same car
The difference is a trim package
12-06-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,061
Posted By Ingenieur

What is the rpm for peak hp on a stock motor? ...

What is the rpm for peak hp on a stock motor?
6800?

Shift points should be determined by plotting thrust in each gear vs rpm or road speed on a common graph, 10 mph or 500 rpm intervals
Thrust =...
12-06-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,839
Posted By Ingenieur

His wife probably gave him orders lol With the...

His wife probably gave him orders lol
With the proceeds
A new z06 110k
A new c63s 90k
And a new GT S 150k
All clear titles
Not a bad exchange
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-06-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,851
Posted By Ingenieur

A mechanical lsd will not turn both wheels the...

A mechanical lsd will not turn both wheels the same speed in s corner
It still allows a differential in speed
It will try to apportion torque proportional to corf of friction or traction/grip
But...
12-06-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,061
Posted By Ingenieur

Using rough numbers You lost 500 ml in 2000 km...

Using rough numbers
You lost 500 ml in 2000 km or 2 months
Based on a 5 year old car and 55000 km, figure 1000 km per month avg

In the middle of the tank 1" ~ 17 oz = 500 ml
17 oz in 1200 miles...
12-06-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,061
Posted By Ingenieur

Thank you It has been inferred to me that this...

Thank you
It has been inferred to me that this is the case but they won't put it in writing
I have been documenting my level closely
I was also told having MB service history/record is very...
12-06-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,061
Posted By Ingenieur

Very good information thanks Sounds like MB has...

Very good information thanks
Sounds like MB has a formal policy relating to this
So you lost 1/2 liter in 2 months ,,, how many kms?

How did you convince them to do the work?
Did you tell them...
12-06-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,061
Posted By Ingenieur

When did this happen? When was the work done? ...

When did this happen?
When was the work done?
You posted a few days sgo and never mentioned it?
12-06-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,061
Posted By Ingenieur

Who paid for the work? You or MB? How many...

Who paid for the work?
You or MB?
How many miles on the car?
How much coolant loss per week?
Do you pics of the damaged bolts?
12-06-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 990
Posted By Ingenieur

Can you post close up pics of any labels,...

Can you post close up pics of any labels, markings, etc
Especially on the end with the thermostat?

Thanks
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-05-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,851
Posted By Ingenieur

Thanks! The ceramic brake option, wow 15 8"

Thanks!
The ceramic brake option, wow 15 8"
12-05-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,839
Posted By Ingenieur

Cool calculator http://warped.org/vw/calc.html ...

Cool calculator http://warped.org/vw/calc.html
Doesn't have our car though

2 mph at 270 mph takes 50-60 hp
So for a given speed a car with a 2 mph tailwind vs a car with a 2 mph headwind (4 mph...
12-05-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,839
Posted By Ingenieur

The venom did not do a 2 way averaged run The...

The venom did not do a 2 way averaged run
The veyron has gone faster on a one way run but the rules require a 2 way avg
12-05-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,984
Posted By Ingenieur

With the tool they pop right off and snap on...

With the tool they pop right off and snap on easily
The lug bolt head on the Audi and AMG are the same dimensions

My oem black
The grey ones match perfect on the oem color...
12-05-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,984
Posted By Ingenieur

They grey will good on your wheels I think...

They grey will good on your wheels
I think you'll like it
Like you said meh $30
It does protect the lug s little
I put a little wd40 in the cap
I guess antisieze, etc would work
Prevents rust...
12-05-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,984
Posted By Ingenieur

The Audi only come in grey and black afaik Get...

The Audi only come in grey and black afaik
Get an extra 'puller' to keep in the car
12-04-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,984
Posted By Ingenieur

Original Set Audi A1 A3 A4 A5 A6 A7 A8 Q5 Q7 TT...

Original Set Audi A1 A3 A4 A5 A6 A7 A8 Q5 Q7 TT Wheel Lug Nut Center Cover Caps | eBay
12-04-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 18,181
Posted By Ingenieur

Good looking machine Wheel specs? Lowered?

Good looking machine
Wheel specs?
Lowered?
12-04-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,984
Posted By Ingenieur

Yep Ebay cheap I have grey for my oem and...

Yep
Ebay cheap
I have grey for my oem and black for my oem that are black powder coated
12-04-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,807
Posted By Ingenieur

Let it sit over night in a clear jug The taller...

Let it sit over night in a clear jug
The taller and narrower the better
The water/coolant will settle on the bottom
12-04-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,081
Posted By Ingenieur

That'll buff right out :) Sucks but could...

That'll buff right out :)


Sucks but could have been worse
12-04-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,807
Posted By Ingenieur

did the level rise? you lost ~ 1/3 to 1/2 qt,...

did the level rise?
you lost ~ 1/3 to 1/2 qt, it would be noticable on the dipstick (what is the range fill/full? edit: 1.6 qt)
a good portion would go into the oil (the remainder thru the...
12-04-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,433
Posted By Ingenieur

yes, the timing gear, I called it the cam (drive)...

yes, the timing gear, I called it the cam (drive) gear since it spins the cams


if you use the oem pulley you have to use the key, so the broken one must be removed
it prevents the pulley from...
12-03-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,600
Posted By Ingenieur

btw There are government regulations that apply...

btw
There are government regulations that apply to wheel reair
DOT has guidelines and so does Canada

"Wheel Repair Act of British Columbia" was put into place, and from this Interior Wheel...
12-03-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,600
Posted By Ingenieur

DFAA document on welding...

DFAA document on welding https://www.faa.gov/regulations_policies/handbooks_manuals/aircraft/amt_airframe_handbook/media/ama_Ch05.pdf
It is used extensively in aircraft
Blanket statements rarely...
12-03-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 958
Posted By Ingenieur

Any codes? Coolant loss? After market tune? ...

Any codes?
Coolant loss?
After market tune?
Mods?
12-03-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,807
Posted By Ingenieur

Check the oil level See if is higher than...

Check the oil level
See if is higher than normal
Smell for coolant

In the middle of the expansion tank (transition white/black or normal level) the volume is ~17 oz per inch

I've been...
12-03-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,807
Posted By Ingenieur

low coolant would not cause a CEL and limp mode ...

low coolant would not cause a CEL and limp mode
unless it is getting into the cylinders and causing a misfire

I don't think he did anything wrong by driving it, no warnings were present
he...
12-03-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,807
Posted By Ingenieur

sounds like the symptoms on the TSB what...

sounds like the symptoms on the TSB

what year and how many miles?
12-02-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,433
Posted By Ingenieur

So the cam gear keyway is thru not blind? So...

So the cam gear keyway is thru not blind?

So he could get a U shaped pick/tool behind it and 'pull' it out?

Is thay keyway used with the stage 3?
Why can't he leave it?
12-02-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,433
Posted By Ingenieur

Side note I would try anything before pulling...

Side note
I would try anything before pulling the engine and opening it up
Glue or weld a pick to it
Penetrating oil and heat, hit it with compressed air to try and blow it out
Drill ez out
What...
12-02-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,433
Posted By Ingenieur

Does the gear have to be removed? Does the...

Does the gear have to be removed?
Does the keyway go all the way thru the gear? eg, not a blind slot but open on both ends

A sc puts a lot more stress on the belts/pullies
Normally 5-10 hp for...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-02-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 13,615
Posted By Ingenieur

Repost

Repost
12-02-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,433
Posted By Ingenieur

let me see if I understand this pulley item...

let me see if I understand this

pulley item 31 slips onto 18 the timing gear
secured by a thru bolt and a key in a pulley recess and the gear keyway
bolt goes into the crank, key into the...
12-01-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,433
Posted By Ingenieur

Parts diagram ...

Parts diagram

http://www.mbonlineparts.com/parts/2009/Mercedes-Benz/C63%20AMG/Base?siteid=215843&vehicleid=206983&diagram=F339050

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12-01-2014, 07:30 PM
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Posted By Ingenieur

You may be right Key looks like it may go into...

You may be right
Key looks like it may go into the gear
Hard to tell from the parts diagram
If someone has the online shop manual a detailed diagram would really help the guy out
12-01-2014, 07:25 PM
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Views: 9,433
Posted By Ingenieur

The punch is a good idea Be slow, patient and...

The punch is a good idea
Be slow, patient and methodical
Do not rush
Once you get a bit of movement and have some length for purchase see if you can get needle nose vice grips on it
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-01-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,616
Posted By Ingenieur

Not too shabby ...

Not too shabby

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/580x285/80-2016_cadillac_ats_v_coupe_006_large_eecbf8ee88e0d9ea9efc3065e468445878615212.jpg
12-01-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,433
Posted By Ingenieur

Yep Looks fine Can you get a better pic of...

Yep
Looks fine
Can you get a better pic of the crank key, perhaps circle it
Make sure you have a strong magnet tool, drop it and you'll be more miserable
Maybe some tape/rags stuffed to prevent...
12-01-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,433
Posted By Ingenieur

Thought the same thing ref: post #14

Thought the same thing ref: post #14
12-01-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,475
Posted By Ingenieur

I think they are on the right track Stand alone...

I think they are on the right track
Stand alone profit center now
Moving hq to NYC
limited production, ie, a boutique or specialty marque

The ats v is a nice machine based on the ltd info...
12-01-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,600
Posted By Ingenieur

OT When you weld a wheel crack do you grind a...

OT
When you weld a wheel crack do you grind a fillet and fill or just lay a bead and smooth?
12-01-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,433
Posted By Ingenieur

Some fine emory cloth with a drop of oil Cut it...

Some fine emory cloth with a drop of oil
Cut it into long strips same width as hub
Wrap it around and work it around like sawing/polishing, long smooth strokes (that's what she said lol)
Lightly...
12-01-2014, 01:17 PM
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Views: 1,253
Posted By Ingenieur

:eek:

:eek:
12-01-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,475
Posted By Ingenieur

The new head of caddy came from Audi via Infinity...

The new head of caddy came from Audi via Infinity
I think we can expect good things re:quality ofvbuild and materials
Dr. Johan de Nysschen
12-01-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,433
Posted By Ingenieur

Good point re: bolt not fully seated or too long ...

Good point re: bolt not fully seated or too long

Look at the pics
There is a good one of the bolt
The threads look all bunged up
Which doesn't bode well for the female crank portion
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-01-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,616
Posted By Ingenieur

If the seats are made by Recaro (or Lear or who...

If the seats are made by Recaro (or Lear or who ever) I bet the material is the same as most others mfgs get?
Maybe different grades/levels
Same for switchgear etc

Haven't actually seen one yet...
12-01-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,433
Posted By Ingenieur

Isn't it standard practice for pullies,fans and...

Isn't it standard practice for pullies,fans and such to thread opposite rotation so they tighten in operation?

Doesn't look bad
Clean it up
Replace the seal
And see how it runs

I like the 8...
11-30-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,433
Posted By Ingenieur

What does the key slot on the crank look like? ...

What does the key slot on the crank look like?
To shesr that takes some serious force
11-30-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,433
Posted By Ingenieur

Sucks Where did the oil come from? If the...

Sucks
Where did the oil come from?
If the pully fits properly you may get a way with an over size and fitted key
Hope the crank was not bent, looks like it elongated the seal when running...
11-30-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,253
Posted By Ingenieur

Not only loud but sounds good Sonorous Starts...

Not only loud but sounds good
Sonorous
Starts deep and builds with rpm and load
Just as good off throttle as on
And you don't have to wring it out to enjoy it
Just letting off the throttle...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-30-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,616
Posted By Ingenieur

Isn't mbtex standard in amg's Mfgs make very...

Isn't mbtex standard in amg's

Mfgs make very little
Basic body structure
Block and heads
Diff housing ?
Tranny rarely


That's about it
11-30-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,387
Posted By Ingenieur

Chalet in Aspen w/awd E63 Condo on Hawaii w/997...

Chalet in Aspen w/awd E63
Condo on Hawaii w/997 turbo vert
Cabin in AK between Anchorage and Fairbanks w/built ML63
Apartment in NYC w/S63
My home with my C63
US only, next time world wide

:)
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-30-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,616
Posted By Ingenieur

Good article in the new C & D It is a nice car ...

Good article in the new C & D
It is a nice car
Good layout
3600 lbs
450 hp
440 lb ft
Not official yet they are waiting on the SAE to certify
More power and torque than the m3/4 but same...
11-30-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,253
Posted By Ingenieur

The C63 is loud

I had no idea how loud
The cabin is well insulated

Drove today, seats down, trunk open 1.5' or so
Highway and twisty mountain roads
This thing barks and crackles
I knew it had a nice snarl but...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-30-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 482
Posted By Ingenieur

Pretty cool interactive ad

Not sure if previously posted
Mods delete if so

http://www.mercedes-amg.com/webspecial/c63/mobile/index_eng.php
11-30-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,532
Posted By Ingenieur

Properly operated and maintained 200k miles easy ...

Properly operated and maintained 200k miles easy
Most likely longer before a rebuild is required
Service duty has alot to do with it
All highway maybe 500k
All city 150k
Not to mention driving...
11-30-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By Ingenieur

On a steady state highway cruise Oil 212 F or...

On a steady state highway cruise
Oil 212 F or 100 C
Water 194 F or 90 C
They will sit there for long periods of time on cruise
I figure those are the thermostat values?
11-30-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,545
Posted By Ingenieur

https://www.census.gov/compendia/statab/2012/table...

https://www.census.gov/compendia/statab/2012/tables/12s1114.pdf
Accident rates per 100k drivers fatal accidents
Age rate
18 42
55 18
US avg 23

look at the % of licensed driver vs % of fatal...
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