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11-21-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By rb23lb

Question Repainting and Color Matching Hood in Diamond White Metallic (3 Stage Paint)

Need to get the hood repainted.
The factory color is Diamond White Metallic
3 stage paint, looks different in different lighting conditions, extra $1000+ factory option
Can any certified Mercedes...
10-16-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By rb23lb

thanks for the reply. Do you think the before and...

thanks for the reply. Do you think the before and after adjustments were substantial? I can't really tell a difference, so trying to determine if it was really out of line before and even needed an...
10-14-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By rb23lb

Question Pep Boys Alignment Done on H&R SS + BF Goodrich G-Force COMP-2 A/S 255/35ZR18/XL 94W

Just got four new BF Goodrich G-Force COMP-2 tires installed at Pep Boys on my staggered setup OEM 18 AMG wheels and then an alignment (also done at same Pep Boys, see before and after numbers...
04-06-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 16,126
Posted By rb23lb

yes how much for this DVD in motion upgrade?

yes how much for this DVD in motion upgrade?
04-15-2016, 02:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 303
Posted By rb23lb

Question A Service in SoCal - April 2016 Coupon Specials - What about 2008 Models?

I searched all the 20 or so local dealership's coupon pages and found that the best price is $195 for a Service A special from MBZ DT LA.

http://www.mbzla.com/specials/service.htm

I will take...
03-23-2016, 05:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,328
Posted By rb23lb

thanks for all the replies. I am going to...

thanks for all the replies.

I am going to try to get courtesy warranty coverage first - I just read today that some people with worn out brakes at only 20K miles had the dealer replace the parts...
03-22-2016, 08:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,328
Posted By rb23lb

Question All four Brake Pad Replacement - Quoted $650 at the Dealer (Stealer)

Took the 2014 GLK in for the 20,000 mile Service B, aka the glorified oil change + the cabin filter replacement + the required brake fluid change (2014 models or newer).

Used a competitor coupon...
02-14-2016, 01:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 328
Posted By rb23lb

Question WTB Carbon Fiber Hood for 2008 c350 w204 -- Prefer C63 Style or C63 Black Series

Anybody have any recommendations on which vendor offers the best combination of quality and price?

I got in a minor accident and bent my hood and want to use this as a chance to upgrade.

Thanks...
02-14-2016, 01:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,245
Posted By rb23lb

Question how much was the paint job on the hood only to...

how much was the paint job on the hood only to have them redo the paint in factory PPG color and quality?
02-14-2016, 01:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,245
Posted By rb23lb

I bought a new black single fin grill off ebay...

I bought a new black single fin grill off ebay for $125 bucks

and am thinking about buying a carbon fiber hood as well...

trying to avoid having to paint the hood, while at least losing some...
10-16-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,245
Posted By rb23lb

Nice, was it PPG brand paint (I think that is...

Nice, was it PPG brand paint (I think that is what Germany factories use)?
10-16-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,245
Posted By rb23lb

Exclamation Accident -- Dented/Chipped Front Hood + Cracked Front Grill - LA Body Shop Advice?

So I was in a very minor accident that dented and chipped paint off my front hood and also cracked the front grill :mad:

I have Arctic White paint on the stock hood and a stock grill painted...
06-29-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,445
Posted By rb23lb

Question I am going to call Mercedes Roadside assistance...

I am going to call Mercedes Roadside assistance today (home from work finally). I had no idea I still qualified out of warranty, but good to know I still do since I purchased direct from a dealer.
...
06-23-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,445
Posted By rb23lb

great tips thanks - mine is a 2008 c350 as well...

great tips thanks - mine is a 2008 c350 as well but it was delivered in october 2007 . ill look online and if not than dealer stealer

i will update as soon as i resolve

thanks again
06-23-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,445
Posted By rb23lb

Question thanks carsy -how long on average do the factory...

thanks carsy -how long on average do the factory batteries last?
06-23-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 907
Posted By rb23lb

man best i could get was six months of select...

man best i could get was six months of select with no traffic for $25 as a special promo. i tried to add traffic but they said they dont offer anything but the 4.95 or so a month extra charge for it...
06-23-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,428
Posted By rb23lb

can anybody confirm the fourth button works to...

can anybody confirm the fourth button works to turn it on?
06-23-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,428
Posted By rb23lb

pretty lame if thats true - why not have it in...

pretty lame if thats true - why not have it in both places? so pay more and lose an extra feature? looks cooler in the mirror glass and easier to see than the command which doesnt stand out
:crazy:
06-20-2015, 08:46 AM
06-20-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 11,836
Posted By rb23lb

Exclamation I am interested if you can get a group-buy

let me know if you can get a group-buy; I would be interested :zoom:
06-20-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 907
Posted By rb23lb

Thumbs down Does anybody actually pay for SLOW MB internet? What about $5/month sirius traffic?

Man, I was soooo underwhelmed when we tried to use the free internet trial on the multimedia package for the first 6 months!

It takes like 3 minutes to click through a few basic yelp reviews! Like...
06-20-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,889
Posted By rb23lb

are these thinner or wider thickness than stock...

are these thinner or wider thickness than stock 19s? pics?

also, is there any bigger size tire I can put on the stock 20" amgs?
06-20-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,950
Posted By rb23lb

sick mods man, nice work! u get those quad...

sick mods man, nice work!

u get those quad tips installed yet?

also, where did u buy the AMG pedals? are they knockoffs or OEM?

I was used to AMG pedals stock on my w204 so pretty pissed...
06-20-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,428
Posted By rb23lb

Exclamation What package do you need to get the Digital Compass in the rearview mirror glass?

I have a 2014 GLK with a good amount of options including P1 and multimedia and there is no digital compass in the rearview mirror?!

My mirror does have the smartlink gararage door opener buttons...
06-20-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,940
Posted By rb23lb

I have an autodimming mirror with NO compass! ...

I have an autodimming mirror with NO compass!

Did I get a defect? Or do all 2014 GLKS not offer the compass in any of their mirrors?
06-20-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,409
Posted By rb23lb

Exclamation Full LED / Xenon Plug and Play Headlight Conversion from Stock Halogens !

Has anybody tried these yet on eBay? They look pretty sweet and close to the Stock intelligent lighting package look, maybe even better?

Supposedly they are plug and play and include everything...
06-20-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,445
Posted By rb23lb

Question Dead C-350 - Haven't driven for a month, now it won't start. Battery? How do I check?

Hi there - its been a while since I posted here in the W204 forums (got married and had a few new jobs with less time and also a GLK for wife has been more priority than my old trusty w204 recently)....
01-20-2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,417
Posted By rb23lb

Black Cargo Cover/Shade: A2048100309

Black Cargo Cover/Shade: A2048100309
01-20-2015, 01:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,417
Posted By rb23lb

Xenon control module (left): 218 900 91 03 ...

Xenon control module (left): 218 900 91 03

Xenon control module (right): 218 900 91 03
01-20-2015, 01:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,506
Posted By rb23lb

has anybdy tried these from eBay? Seems like...

has anybdy tried these from eBay?

Seems like they look good and if they are plug and play and I dont need to buy any extra parts, that would be awesome... just concerned with the fitment

For...
01-20-2015, 12:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,506
Posted By rb23lb

BUMP Man the traffic on this GLK forum sucks...

BUMP

Man the traffic on this GLK forum sucks compared to the w204 forum
01-20-2015, 12:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,417
Posted By rb23lb

BUMP

BUMP
01-20-2015, 12:49 AM
01-20-2015, 12:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,940
Posted By rb23lb

Question Where is the compass mirror display \on my 2014 GLK???

I thought that the 2014 GLK had a built in digital direction (N/S/W/E etc) in the rear view mirror?!

I just noticed that my 2014 with the autodimming home link mirror does NOT have a digital...
01-20-2015, 12:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 537
Posted By rb23lb

I really want to swap out my headlights for the...

I really want to swap out my headlights for the intelligent lighting package

would love more info on this

staying tuned...
07-16-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,312
Posted By rb23lb

they have a DRL component like the 2013-2014s? ...

they have a DRL component like the 2013-2014s?

or just an LED turn signal?

Also, 2013 and 2014 should be the same fit - why did you not list 2014?
07-10-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,965
Posted By rb23lb

i always pay anywhere from 129-149 for A service,...

i always pay anywhere from 129-149 for A service, sometimes less (i think lowest was $99 special)

This is always done at a mercedes dealer as well

They always have coupon specials on the dealer...
07-09-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,417
Posted By rb23lb

Lightbulb Official GLK X204 Part Number Thread

Does a central OEM part # thread exist yet for the X204? I didn't see one so I wanted to start one.

Here are the part #s for the Intelligent Lighting Headlight assemblies:

BiXenon Intelligent...
07-09-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,506
Posted By rb23lb

Can I just drop in These OEM Parts?

http://www.ebay.de/itm/Orig-GLK-X204-Bi-Xenon-MoPf-ILS-Scheinwerfer-rechts-LED-Blink-Tagfahrlicht-/151346412311?pt=DE_Autoteile&fits=Platform%3AX204&hash=item233cf2fb17
...
07-09-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,965
Posted By rb23lb

definitely get the lighting package if u can - I...

definitely get the lighting package if u can - I got every option I wanted except lighting package and I am finding it is not as easy to retropit with OEM parts and install as it was on the w204
07-09-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,246
Posted By rb23lb

Southern California Dealers seem to be around...

Southern California Dealers seem to be around 15-18% off
07-09-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 29,325
Posted By rb23lb

just picked up a 14 GLK and same issue - I want...

just picked up a 14 GLK and same issue - I want to upgrade the lights to the OEM version

anybody do this?
06-30-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 99,523
Posted By rb23lb

Cool man where is the DIY post that shows me how to...

man where is the DIY post that shows me how to replace the stock lights with the OEM HID lighting package?

not only do they funtion better, they look better while they are both on and off
...
06-30-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,742
Posted By rb23lb

thanks for the reply JRCT - this makes perfect...

thanks for the reply JRCT - this makes perfect sense and thank you for enlightening/reassuring me.

I have only had the V-6 on my c350 so this is my first experience with direct injection in line 6...
06-30-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,246
Posted By rb23lb

no prob Good luck, let us know how u do

no prob

Good luck, let us know how u do
06-28-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,037
Posted By rb23lb

I feel ya - I got my 2008 c350 in September 2007...

I feel ya - I got my 2008 c350 in September 2007 and didn't get much discount right when they were released. Been a great car though

This time I did a little better and got about 18% off MSRP 2...
06-28-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,742
Posted By rb23lb

Question 2014 GLK-350 Engine Sound at Idle

Noticed that the engine sounded a little louder than I expected when it was at idle, almost like the GLK-250 diesel noise which has that loud "tick tick" sound.... :crazy:

Anybody have any clips...
06-28-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 17,268
Posted By rb23lb

Ummmm ya - I have these same headlights and want...

Ummmm ya - I have these same headlights and want to just buy the intelligent lighting parts and replace the whole light.

I want the LED strip on the inside too.

I am gonna call the dealer and...
06-28-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 836
Posted By rb23lb

Sounds like a challenge - I haven't seen anything...

Sounds like a challenge - I haven't seen anything aftermarket fit into and w204 or x204 dash slot that still looks clean aesthetically and integrates like factory

I wanted to upgrade the COMMAND...
06-28-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,246
Posted By rb23lb

Ya there were some incentives involved but they...

Ya there were some incentives involved but they never disclosed the number

Also helped that the 2015s are starting to arrive

Emailed about 10 different dealers and negotiated only through...
06-27-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 562
Posted By rb23lb

Want to Trade Aluminum Trim for Wood Trim?

Preferably I would like the Black Ash wood trim to trade straight up for the aluminum trim.

I know aluminum is more popular these days which is why there are so many people that prefer it over...
06-26-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,506
Posted By rb23lb

ya its ridiculous how there were only like 5 cars...

ya its ridiculous how there were only like 5 cars out of the litterally 100 I looked at that had the lighting package

There has to be a way... I willing to spend $1k and hopefully sell the...
06-26-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,246
Posted By rb23lb

Thanks, stoked to be part of GLK family Does...

Thanks, stoked to be part of GLK family

Does the x205 come out in model year 2016?

Hope I get at least 1 year before it looks like the older GLK model on the road :)

Beautiful car love the...
06-26-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 922
Views: 103,222
Posted By rb23lb

2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class GLK350 SUV ...

2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class GLK350 SUV

MSRP: $50,805 Invoice: $47,315 Purchase Price: $41,705 MSRP Discount: 17.9%
06-26-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,129
Posted By rb23lb

Question Any luck on replacing the head lights yet? I...

Any luck on replacing the head lights yet? I definitely am looking to do this on my 2014
06-26-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,506
Posted By rb23lb

Question Replace Stock Headlights with Lighting Package

The one option I don't have on my new 2014 GLK that I would really like is the Lighting Package.

Basic headlights suck.

Has anybody here bought the parts at a discount from Parts.com or...
06-26-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,141
Posted By rb23lb

how much to paint the wheels? how much to wrap...

how much to paint the wheels? how much to wrap them?
06-26-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,246
Posted By rb23lb

Thumbs up **Just bought a New 2014 GLK**

Bought a GLK tonight :y

Here are the deal specs (just got home from the dealer and am picking it up tomorrow night after work and after they detail it):

2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class GLK350 SUV...
06-26-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,579
Posted By rb23lb

Post Ended up BUYING Instead

Well, I ended up spending more money and buying a 2014 GLK-350 instead! :nix:

Here are the deal specs (just got home from the dealer and am picking it up tomorrow night after work and after they...
06-16-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,579
Posted By rb23lb

Great info! Really appreciate it thanks. One...

Great info! Really appreciate it thanks.

One more questions for someone that is familiar with leases on this car...

How would you rate the above deal?

1 = being worst deal ever

10 = best...
06-16-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,579
Posted By rb23lb

Thumbs up Thanks for the reply! Good questions, sorry I am...

Thanks for the reply! Good questions, sorry I am new to leasing. Didn't end up making it in to do the deal last night because I wanted to do more research in the trusty MBworld forums!

1. sorry,...
06-15-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,579
Posted By rb23lb

Question 2014 GLK-350 Good Lease Deal? $350/mo incl. tax / $2500 down / 24 mo / $41,405 MSRP ?

Terms are in thread title.

and 12,000 miles a year limit

Heading to the dealer now and have never leased a car but it sounds like a good deal, but I am having second thoughts...

Bought my...
12-02-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,002
Posted By rb23lb

Precisely! My exact same reasoning in my...

Precisely!

My exact same reasoning in my decision and experience with soCal dealers

Glynn's technique must only apply to a specific region of dealers, definitely not in So Cal and definitely...
12-02-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,002
Posted By rb23lb

Exclamation yep - I called 4 different so cal dealers...

yep - I called 4 different so cal dealers (Laguna/fletcher/Santa Monica/Penske)...

they ALL mentioned that there has been a service update released and that they were told by MBUSA to...
11-21-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,002
Posted By rb23lb

Question cool thanks, just from googling around, I found...

cool thanks, just from googling around, I found the $299 special as well at their close competitor Laguna Niguel:

http://www.penskemercedes.com/Service-ad

Also found an A service for $138 which...
11-21-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,115
Posted By rb23lb

sorry to hear sportstick! you are one of the...

sorry to hear sportstick!

you are one of the w204 OGs on here from 2008 and have had a great experience so far until now... glad to see they comped you on one of the failures, thanks for posting...
11-21-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,002
Posted By rb23lb

Exclamation NEED COUPON for Best Transmission Service Price in Southern California

Finally gotta take my 2008 in for the tranny service....

Got just about 37k miles...

Ideally I would like to spend about $250 at a minimum (which i have hear is the absolute low end for w204...
11-21-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,602
Posted By rb23lb

only $50 off, not worth it for service... ...

only $50 off, not worth it for service...

you can find coupons that give you way more than just $50 off...

because it says on this amazon offer that this cannot be combined with coupons or...
11-20-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 147,683
Posted By rb23lb

I have a 2008 C350 with 36,990 miles. I...

I have a 2008 C350 with 36,990 miles.

I believe it is time for the dreaded transmission service.

Any new coupons or recommendations for me?

I followed these threads over a year ago, but got...
09-09-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 19,694
Posted By rb23lb

somebody here got upgrade bilstein shocks to go...

somebody here got upgrade bilstein shocks to go with the SS springs... suposedly they match much better and improve the harshness....

by bouncyness got much much better when I ditched the stupid...
09-09-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 19,694
Posted By rb23lb

Exclamation CHANGED MY PADS BACK TO STOCK. soooooo much...

CHANGED MY PADS BACK TO STOCK.

soooooo much better looking from the rear... doesnt look all off balance like there are a bunch of fat chicks in the back weighing it down all the time now...
08-12-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,178
Posted By rb23lb

NICE JOB SPORTSTICK! Love the way u care for your...

NICE JOB SPORTSTICK! Love the way u care for your beauty...

My 2008 is turning 6 years old in September... I only have 35,000 miles in six years and have babied and garaged the crap out of her but...
08-12-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 889
Posted By rb23lb

pm me a price for the D2s how much more...

pm me a price for the D2s

how much more comfortable are they than super sports?
08-12-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 36,979
Posted By rb23lb

i also have a white 2008 c350, great cars

i also have a white 2008 c350, great cars
08-12-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,486
Posted By rb23lb

license plate looks all helter skelter... u...

license plate looks all helter skelter... u should only put it on in areas where u know they ticket
08-02-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 34,569
Posted By rb23lb

havent seen any 11s done yet...

havent seen any 11s done yet...
08-02-2013, 09:03 PM
07-30-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 56,859
Posted By rb23lb

Lightbulb love my x-pipe definitely a top 5 mod

love my x-pipe

definitely a top 5 mod
07-30-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 900
Posted By rb23lb

Question Best DRL Fog Light Conversion Installer in Los Angeles?

I have an 2008 with almost everything done to it.

Really want the DRL Fog Light conversion but I think I will mess up if I try to DIY.

Anybody in LA that can recommend someone that did this...
03-26-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,466
Posted By rb23lb

ah Ok, so you took it to a body shop who then...

ah Ok, so you took it to a body shop who then took it to the dealer for coding?

total from dealer was $190, but how much was total from body shop?
03-26-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,466
Posted By rb23lb

thanks mike. quality shops... do you know...

thanks mike. quality shops...

do you know any particular technicians at any of these shops that have done this mod with success that I can ask for?
03-25-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,466
Posted By rb23lb

thanks for reply ruski... would you mind...

thanks for reply ruski...

would you mind scanning or taking a quick picture of your invoice and posting here so I can get a local dealer in california to match it?

thanks so much!

RB
03-22-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,466
Posted By rb23lb

Exclamation DRL LED FOG CONVERSION in SO CAL for w204

Hi I need a recommended installer or forum member in LA/OC/IE area of so Cal (doesn't matter where, I will drive) to install the LED DRLs on my 2008 w204.

I have the cornering fogs currently and...
03-20-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,897
Posted By rb23lb

no scrape, even with a front lip I am fine... ...

no scrape, even with a front lip I am fine...

only problem is on certain driveways, where you must take an angle or you will be f*cked and scrape, so you gotta be careful and watchful of hazards...
03-20-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,437
Posted By rb23lb

Exclamation Went back to STOCK Spring Pads w/ Super Sport (Removed Thinner Ones) - WAY BETTER NOW

Put my Stock spring pads back on this past weekend, removed the crappy thin ones and man, does the ride feel more normal and less harsh and bouncy.

Also, when looking from rear it does not look...
03-19-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 26,652
Posted By rb23lb

one time i got a no front plate ticket... then i...

one time i got a no front plate ticket... then i got a tint ticket, a "rear" tint ticket for covering up the 3rd brake light in my C (tinter didnt cut around it, but who the hell does), and a missing...
03-19-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 137,254
Posted By rb23lb

bump

bump
03-19-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 137,254
Posted By rb23lb

Exclamation anyone out there want to help a forum brother out...

anyone out there want to help a forum brother out in soCal?

Im gonna buy the parts but dont trust any local shops to install...

I'll pay you fair cash, let me know if anyone can do it!

TIA
02-25-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,284
Posted By rb23lb

bump bump... my dealer didnt know what i was...

bump bump...

my dealer didnt know what i was talking about when I tried to describe what these were
02-13-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,284
Posted By rb23lb

oooooooh great info! do you have the part #...

oooooooh great info!

do you have the part # for these?!?!
12-19-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,284
Posted By rb23lb

the ebay ones you mean in the picture, right?...

the ebay ones you mean in the picture, right? :confused:

the ones we need are ball it sounds like....


wonder why this member was selling "cone"...
12-19-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,284
Posted By rb23lb

Exclamation Do these work?

can you tell by the picture if these are Ball or Cone? These are from ebay and say they work for the w204:

378594
...
12-19-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,652
Posted By rb23lb

what are the safety or structural concerns about...

what are the safety or structural concerns about replacing the stock hood with a fiberglass or carbon fiber one?

Also, what are the weight differences?

Thanks
12-19-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,736
Posted By rb23lb

BUMP Any more w204 comments about 5mm and...

BUMP

Any more w204 comments about 5mm and vibrations re: this thread:https://mbworld.org/forums/clk-class-w209/417810-h-r-5mm-hubcentric-spacer-anybody-get-no-vibration.html
12-19-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,442
Posted By rb23lb

bump... I need to find proper bolts that match...

bump... I need to find proper bolts that match the OEM color (aka not chrome bolts) and are the proper length for 5mm spacers on the rear OEM 18" wheels


anybody got a link?
12-19-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 46,296
Posted By rb23lb

Price on the Rearview mirror please! Price...

Price on the Rearview mirror please!

Price on the 2 front seats please!

Price on the instrument cluster frame please!

thanks in advance for PM!
12-19-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,284
Posted By rb23lb

Question OEM Bolt Size & Shape That Come Standard on 18" AMG Wheels

Hi All - I searched before this question but could not find a clear cut answer on what type of replacement bolts I need for the 18" OEM AMG wheels. :crazy:

I bought 5mm spacers for my wheels and...
12-11-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,761
Posted By rb23lb

or I will buy them :) pm me if u sell them!

or I will buy them :) pm me if u sell them!
11-27-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 137,254
Posted By rb23lb

BUMP BUMP anybody in So-Cal wanna make some $$$...

BUMP BUMP anybody in So-Cal wanna make some $$$ and install these for me????

PM me please!!!!!
11-27-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,398
Posted By rb23lb

blue00r6, i forgot, in your thread are the part...

blue00r6, i forgot, in your thread are the part numbers listed to convert a 2008?

This is my last and final mod I have been waiting forever to do :D

but your thread is so long haha
11-27-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,604
Posted By rb23lb

Got any pics? If u decide to sell stateside,...

Got any pics?

If u decide to sell stateside, I like your price assuming shipping is less than $200
11-20-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,213
Posted By rb23lb

Exclamation bump

This way (extender pipes on rear side of x pipe):

http://i637.photobucket.com/albums/uu100/rb23lb/photo1-5.jpg

Or this way (extender pipes on front side of x pipe):
...
11-20-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 233,586
Posted By rb23lb

So I have a 2008 with MM COMMAND system I...

So I have a 2008 with MM COMMAND system

I currently have a backup CAM installed...

But if I buy that interface, will it allow me to have auxillary input so I can rig up a similar internet setup...
11-16-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,062
Posted By rb23lb

why so expensive? are these 2x brighter than AZN...

why so expensive? are these 2x brighter than AZN LEDs which is why they are 2x the price?
11-08-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 662
Posted By rb23lb

that looks like a chip in the finish... where is...

that looks like a chip in the finish... where is the crack?
10-15-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 45,280
Posted By rb23lb

No sorry, just was saying because this thread...

No sorry, just was saying because this thread reminded me of that and you were putting down the OP in a not constructive manner...

Sorry I apologize if you say you did pay the difference, I must...
10-15-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 45,280
Posted By rb23lb

caligreenz likes to talk bad about anything...

caligreenz likes to talk bad about anything different than his in these forums... he also shorted the guy $50 who reprogrammed the SAMs in the group buy I was told by Rusel, so not sure why he like...
10-08-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,213
Posted By rb23lb

Question Oh ya saw ur custom one before ... Looks nice,...

Oh ya saw ur custom one before ... Looks nice, probably same function though...

You think it matters whether they put it more towards the rear or towards the front ( see pics above to see what I...
10-08-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,213
Posted By rb23lb

ya for some reason nobody on the westside of LA...

ya for some reason nobody on the westside of LA wanted to touch it for under $100

called like 8-9 different places... only one place in orange county i found for $65...

must be people wanting...
10-08-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,823
Posted By rb23lb

heck out this post for a comparison on which...

heck out this post for a comparison on which install location is the best:

https://mbworld.org/forums/5386378-post20.html

1- Long Extender pipes towards front?
2- Long Extender pipes towards...
10-08-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,213
Posted By rb23lb

Check out this post for a comparison on which...

Check out this post for a comparison on which install location is the best:

https://mbworld.org/forums/5386378-post20.html

1- Long Extender pipes towards front?
2- Long Extender pipes towards...
10-08-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,031
Posted By rb23lb

hey Brian check out how mine was installed, they...

hey Brian check out how mine was installed, they put the pipe extenders on the opposite end... do you think it makes a difference which side you put the extenders on?

...
10-08-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,213
Posted By rb23lb

PS - if anyone needs a stock resonator if you are...

PS - if anyone needs a stock resonator if you are selling your car, Ill sell you mine super cheap @$50 + shipping, PM me
10-08-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,890
Posted By rb23lb

werd! and my situation in particular, the...

werd!

and my situation in particular, the lips are from China and do not fit 100%... they take a ton of bending, clamping, pressures from all angles to get it to sit right....

I ended up doing...
10-08-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,213
Posted By rb23lb

Exclamation Magnaflow Stainless Steel 2.25" Tru X Pipe INSTALLED -08' C350 - (SEE UNDER CAR PICS)

Bought this X-Pipe 6 months ago when it was only $60 bucks...

Been busy as f * c k and with gas prices at $5+ a gallon, I finally gave up on holding to get it installed at the guy in Orange County...
09-04-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 100,872
Posted By rb23lb

why will the akekono pads not fit a C350? ...

why will the akekono pads not fit a C350?

does c350 have bigger calipers?
08-29-2012, 03:32 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,880
Posted By rb23lb

Talking YES PLEASE

Can't wait for the opportunity :bow:
08-28-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 647
Posted By rb23lb

Question oh ok really? I realized that 12 & 13 are...

oh ok really?

I realized that 12 & 13 are new bumpers, but somehow thought that the LED parts were still the same...

Do you know if the LEDs on 12 & 13 are brighter or more bulbs?

Trying to...
08-28-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 647
Posted By rb23lb

Lightbulb Part numbers for 2013 OEM DRLs - Different than 2011-2012??

I need the part numbers for 2013 DRLs... I think this will be my last mod :naughty:

Are they different that 2012 or 2011 part numbers?

Also, has anybody had any luck finding them from salvage...
08-28-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 80,754
Posted By rb23lb

I recently had 5w40 penzoil euro ultra put in...

I recently had 5w40 penzoil euro ultra put in instead of 0w40 mobil 1

this was at wi simonson in santa monica

they honored a coupon from fresno for $129 A Service but I have a feeling they did...
08-27-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,137
Posted By rb23lb

what are the part #s you used? are there...

what are the part #s you used?

are there differences between the 2011 parts, the 2012 parts, and the 2013 parts?

or are all the DRLs the same parts on the C class in all 3 years???
08-26-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,070
Posted By rb23lb

I'll give you $1200 and can pick up

I'll give you $1200 and can pick up
08-24-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,606
Posted By rb23lb

its an OEM part, I would assume its well...

its an OEM part, I would assume its well designed... Ill let you know when I put it in tonight if there is rattle or chatter... but who knows...

looks like I will just put my non-stunner shades in...
08-22-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,876
Posted By rb23lb

My brand new Nitto Motivo tires on my 18" stock...

My brand new Nitto Motivo tires on my 18" stock AMG wheels sound ULTRA quiet compared to my stock Conti tires.

Amazing the difference. Although I am noticing some of the noise reduction because...
08-22-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,606
Posted By rb23lb

Exclamation W204 OEM Sunglasses Holder Installation (Replacing Driver Side Grab Handle) ?

So my OEM Black Sunglasses Holder came in the mail from eBay Germany:

http://i637.photobucket.com/albums/uu100/rb23lb/brillenfachschwar.jpg
...
08-22-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,070
Posted By rb23lb

ill give you 1000 for the wheels only, and I can...

ill give you 1000 for the wheels only, and I can pick them up saturday morning in santa barbara

pm me if interested in selling wheels only
08-21-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,285
Posted By rb23lb

Well my SA just replied back with this link to a...

Well my SA just replied back with this link to a recent article about the Pennzoil, although it doesn't apply to Ultra Euro:

http://www.bloomberg.com/article/2012-08-15/aSUOFRVMeQPc.html
...
08-21-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,285
Posted By rb23lb

Thanks. Yes, i have seen the discussion when I...

Thanks. Yes, i have seen the discussion when I searched before I posted...but I also was concerned about the Pennzoil brand and if I should be concerned about any unnecessary wear or any loss of...
08-21-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,285
Posted By rb23lb

I wonder what the advantages are of one to the...

I wonder what the advantages are of one to the other in a w204?:nix:
08-21-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,285
Posted By rb23lb

Question Pennzoil Ultra Euro 5W-40 - WHY did dealer not give me Mobil 1 0W-40??

I know some say that 0W-40 is the ONLY oil that should be used...

So should I be concerned about 5W40 on the dealer invoice??

I got a $129 A service with coupon.

Maybe cus I used a coupon...
08-20-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,636
Posted By rb23lb

http://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-snc7/s720x72...

http://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-snc7/s720x720/574972_432598736790418_1317467243_n.jpg

dude, I like the boldness of pulling something like that... but it looks tacky in my opinion

the side...
08-20-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,876
Posted By rb23lb

what happens if the bolts are torqued wrong? how...

what happens if the bolts are torqued wrong? how does this cause more road noise? :confused:
08-16-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,836
Posted By rb23lb

just throw some 2012 tails on her and shes good...

just throw some 2012 tails on her and shes good to go :y
08-16-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,275
Posted By rb23lb

Question link? I am talking about the rear... do they...

link?

I am talking about the rear... do they already come with the correct pressure fitting or do you have to drill and modify for the rear?
08-14-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,081
Posted By rb23lb

Exclamation Part Number for New Dealer Option 2013 AMG Door Pins

http://www.mbusa.com/vcm/MB/DigitalAssets/Dealer%20Installed%20Accessories/2011/E/A0007660228-AMG-door-pin.jpg

These are on the MBUSA as a dealer option/accesory now.

Anybody know if they are...
08-13-2012, 09:35 PM
08-09-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,849
Posted By rb23lb

nice man thanks that is closer than laguna beach...

nice man thanks that is closer than laguna beach from LA....

I will go there if nobody can provide an LA place....

I called a couple and they all wanted $120 minimum
08-09-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,849
Posted By rb23lb

Exclamation bUMP I know there were a few people in the...

bUMP

I know there were a few people in the LA area or LA county that have an x-pipe as well... How much did you guys pay and what is fair?

Can't wait for when I get time to drive to OC and hope...
08-09-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,448
Posted By rb23lb

dude very detailed post, love your attention to...

dude very detailed post, love your attention to detail

I did the exact same thing and added the same exact OEM license plate frame for $25:
...
08-09-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 14,942
Posted By rb23lb

do you have stock mats? I originally thought...

do you have stock mats?

I originally thought it was because I added the heavy rubber after market all weather mats
08-09-2012, 12:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 14,942
Posted By rb23lb

yep same here- faint crayola smell.. not a...

yep same here- faint crayola smell..

not a bad smell whatsoever...

just definitely not that amazing leather smell of a new leather interior...

but who cares, MBtex last longer and most...
08-07-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,836
Posted By rb23lb

I have 5 mm spacers I have yet to install... ...

I have 5 mm spacers I have yet to install...

Do you think you rub because the spacers or because you have the bigger 19" wheels?

i assume you did not rub with the stock wheels and spacers?
08-07-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,418
Posted By rb23lb

agreed on all counts... mike has been super...

agreed on all counts... mike has been super helpful since day 1
08-07-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,836
Posted By rb23lb

looks nice... are rears slightly tucked compared...

looks nice... are rears slightly tucked compared to fronts?

looks like rear gap is smaller?
08-07-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,836
Posted By rb23lb

on mine with same stock wheels, the gaps are...

on mine with same stock wheels, the gaps are uneven with the 5mm spring pad in the rear instead of the stock 13mm pad on super sports

rear is slightly tucked, front is perfect

Did you notice...
08-05-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 676
Posted By rb23lb

Question Need Good PDR Service in So-Cal for Door Dings

Can anybody recommend ?

I know a lot of the PDR guys are scammers on craigslist and wanted to know if anybody had one they could recommend that they had some success with

Thanks
RB
08-05-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,498
Posted By rb23lb

so this means that the 5mm smaller spring pads or...

so this means that the 5mm smaller spring pads or 13mm stock spring pads are not necessary and the "perch" replaces them?

Is the "perch" like a rubber pad built into the coilover?
08-05-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,723
Posted By rb23lb

ya been thinking about getting the bilstein B8s,...

ya been thinking about getting the bilstein B8s, but then figured coils are a safer bet and not much more money but just want to make sure I get the right ones...

but I want the lowered look just...
08-05-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,849
Posted By rb23lb

amazon has it super cheap with free shipping,...

amazon has it super cheap with free shipping, there is a post on it from before with link
08-05-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,849
Posted By rb23lb

thanks chicken :y... I will try this place next...

thanks chicken :y... I will try this place next time I am in OC soon if I cant find anything in LA area soon...
08-05-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,849
Posted By rb23lb

ya ok, on the lift and with the welder I don't...

ya ok, on the lift and with the welder I don't have. hence the reason for this post.

Do you ever post anything positive? :spam:
08-04-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,723
Posted By rb23lb

Question Ditching Super Sport Springs - What are Most Comfortable and Lowest Coils Available?

Ya I know I have posted about this in other threads, but after driving a little bit more today on my Super Sports and feeling every slight bump in the road as a teeth rattling uncomfortable jolt, the...
08-04-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,849
Posted By rb23lb

Exclamation $120 for X-PIPE Install? How much should I expect to Pay? And which shop in SO-CAL?

I heard many forum members on here saying they paid around $40-$60 bucks for the installation of an x-pipe in place of the stock resonator and that it takes no longer than about 30 mins to do even...
08-03-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,540
Posted By rb23lb

damn it that pisses me off.... was the lady...

damn it that pisses me off.... was the lady texting? I bet she was... I would sue here for anything you cannot recover that was put on your car aftermarket + hopefully she has enough to cover your...
08-02-2012, 12:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,152
Posted By rb23lb

hey don, do you have any experience with brabus...

hey don, do you have any experience with brabus bullit vinyling the new 2012 OEM headlights?

Please post a picture you have here and I will 80% sure do it

thanks
RB
07-26-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 63,596
Posted By rb23lb

Oh, and Caligreenzzz, whipple said you still owe...

Oh, and Caligreenzzz, whipple said you still owe him $50 bucks because we did not meet the 10 person requirement.

Please send your extra $50 in and honor his prices.
07-26-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 63,596
Posted By rb23lb

Agreed. To be clear, please nobody be mislead by...

Agreed. To be clear, please nobody be mislead by trying Op's way of fixing the lights to work factory.

The bottom tail bulbs are still partially lit. This is not OEM spec. These should be off...
07-24-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,367
Posted By rb23lb

These are GREAT Tires.... I got a set for...

These are GREAT Tires....

I got a set for FREE from the Motivo post on this forum last year...

Pretty awesome, 4 free tires shipped out 6 months after I made the request that I would be...
07-21-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,657
Posted By rb23lb

only cost $100 in group buy.... my lights work...

only cost $100 in group buy.... my lights work EXACTLY like factory 2012s now :naughty:
07-19-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,281
Posted By rb23lb

i can go 1k on these if you keep the tires... ...

i can go 1k on these if you keep the tires...

PM me
07-17-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 25,343
Posted By rb23lb

ok now I see slight difference in front... very...

ok now I see slight difference in front... very slight...

SS in the front doesnt look like sagging, only in the rear when you use the smaller spring pad...

I am in process of putting stock...
07-17-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 137,254
Posted By rb23lb

anybody in so cal want to do this for me and make...

anybody in so cal want to do this for me and make some cash, PM me, thanks
07-17-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,572
Posted By rb23lb

did u glue the rears?

did u glue the rears?
07-17-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 25,343
Posted By rb23lb

looks same as stock, aka, I dont see the point of...

looks same as stock, aka, I dont see the point of spending $500
07-16-2012, 01:17 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 34,569
Posted By rb23lb

seems to be selling programming only, about same...

seems to be selling programming only, about same price as whipple... good find
07-13-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 25,343
Posted By rb23lb

:y sportstick is on point and sees all! :)

:y sportstick is on point and sees all! :)
07-12-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 25,343
Posted By rb23lb

Weights are from 2008 models...

Weights are from 2008 models...
07-11-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 25,343
Posted By rb23lb

I also agree weight difference is minimal which...

I also agree weight difference is minimal which makes me think it's not a c350 vs c300 thing

c350 weight: 3,615 pounds
c300 weight: 3,527 pounds

88 extra Pounds enough to compress coils into...
07-11-2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,900
Posted By rb23lb

Awesome info! :y I hope to give you my VIN as...

Awesome info! :y I hope to give you my VIN as well before I go in for the service to make sure it gets done right
07-11-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,811
Posted By rb23lb

+ all the settings and stuff that dont mesh well...

+ all the settings and stuff that dont mesh well and reprogramming required to make it actually work properly like a DRL
07-10-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,554
Posted By rb23lb

Response from Tire Rack Representative who I...

Response from Tire Rack Representative who I contacted for the special order in the US:


"These part numbers are brand new parts for Bilstein. They are currently in development and production. ...
07-10-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,716
Posted By rb23lb

thanks for response... crazy how my...

thanks for response...

crazy how my damplifier pro has black outer foil and not shiny... I was expecting shiny but am happy cus it will look OEM
07-10-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,716
Posted By rb23lb

lol, of course... should have realized that with...

lol, of course... should have realized that with your wheels...

so basically, there is no way to retain the spare tire anymore once you use the luxury liner in the trunk? Or maybe cut up the...
07-10-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 25,343
Posted By rb23lb

why do you think the c350 sits harder on the...

why do you think the c350 sits harder on the coils than the c300?

thought the cars had the same suspension and shocks originally...?
07-10-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,716
Posted By rb23lb

Question Cool, Ill probably do that rather than overkill...

Cool, Ill probably do that rather than overkill it with contact spray adhesive...

So even with the THICK luxury liner pro down there in the spare tire well, you were still able to fit the spare...
07-10-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 25,343
Posted By rb23lb

Damn I like your reasoning here... I shoulda just...

Damn I like your reasoning here... I shoulda just kept my normal springs or bought sport springs instead of super sport, and then just cut a coil....

I wonder if H&R actually planned for coils to...
07-09-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,716
Posted By rb23lb

Question hey mike can you explain how you glued in the...

hey mike can you explain how you glued in the luxury liner pro or did you just let it sit there under the tire spare?
07-09-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 33,895
Posted By rb23lb

does the damplifier pro just stick to the felt...

does the damplifier pro just stick to the felt wheel wells or did you have to use extra adhesive or rip off the felt?

doesnt seem like it would be strong enough with its adhesive to stick upside...
07-09-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 33,895
Posted By rb23lb

Interesting that your damplier pro foil is...

Interesting that your damplier pro foil is silver....

I just got some damplifier pro for this project and my Foil color is matte black...

Very excited for the matte black, because it will look...
07-09-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 25,343
Posted By rb23lb

you said "some people report the ride better than...

you said "some people report the ride better than stock", which is why I assume that this would mean more comfort.... didn't mean to upset you, sorry....

Well, I'll wait till knightmare69 gets his...
07-09-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,554
Posted By rb23lb

waiting to hear back...

waiting to hear back...
07-09-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 25,343
Posted By rb23lb

Well now I am hearing two different things... you...

Well now I am hearing two different things... you say coils are better for comfort and knightmare69 says coil overs I will regret and that they are harsher...

Sport and Eichbach dont even drop the...
07-09-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 25,343
Posted By rb23lb

the w204 is not my DD... the springs are more for...

the w204 is not my DD... the springs are more for looks, which is why if I can make it slightly more comfortable with B8 shocks, then I am all for it, just like you are doing....
07-09-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 15,530
Posted By rb23lb

...w204 when your friend in the back seat rips...

...w204 when your friend in the back seat rips out your rear door pins and is like "WTF is this cheap $ h i t man?"
07-09-2012, 01:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,554
Posted By rb23lb

Exclamation are these the same part numbers you purchased? ...

are these the same part numbers you purchased?

and is b8 the same thing as b8 sprint?
07-09-2012, 01:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,554
Posted By rb23lb

ya I noticed this today.... why they heck would...

ya I noticed this today.... why they heck would they sell both fron and rear B8 for lowered springs in other countries for the w204 but not here?

Will they work if I get front and rear from...
07-09-2012, 01:27 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 25,343
Posted By rb23lb

ya actually i agree and am changing my mind from...

ya actually i agree and am changing my mind from selling... I now want to get the B8s like you since that should help comfort, and I am going to go back to the 13mm rear pads... I emailed the...
07-09-2012, 01:19 AM
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Views: 3,682
Posted By rb23lb

hey sportstick, what was the total cost of...

hey sportstick, what was the total cost of install for front and rear sways?

I know they have to drop the rear subframe....

I just put IPD front and rear sways on my 1984 volvo 245 turbo wagon...
07-09-2012, 12:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,303
Posted By rb23lb

roof and trunk spoiler for surez

roof and trunk spoiler for surez
07-09-2012, 12:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 21,243
Posted By rb23lb

I never replaced my rear door pins.... I think...

I never replaced my rear door pins.... I think that needs to be done someday, just been waiting on a plug and play CF solution to match my fronts...

dont wanna hassle with fabricating right now my...
07-09-2012, 12:52 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,467
Posted By rb23lb

FP&A

FP&A
07-09-2012, 12:51 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 127,847
Posted By rb23lb

you going oem 2 or 4 aftermarket sills? I...

you going oem 2 or 4 aftermarket sills?

I have the 4 and they are pretty sweet and super bright
07-08-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,554
Posted By rb23lb

Do you have a link to the product so I make sure...

Do you have a link to the product so I make sure I am looking for the right ones?
07-08-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 25,343
Posted By rb23lb

Thanks for feedback.... Looks like changing...

Thanks for feedback....

Looks like changing back to stock 13mm pads may be what i need to do...

I know the hard bump you were talking about...

Do you think Bilstein B8s (shocks made for...
07-07-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,736
Posted By rb23lb

was talking more about 5mm spacers...

was talking more about 5mm spacers specifically... since people in that thread specifically mentioned 5mm might vibrate and to go with a minimum of 10mm instead :nix:
07-07-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,736
Posted By rb23lb

Lightbulb what about this thread where people say 5mm are a...

what about this thread where people say 5mm are a waste of time and too risky for vibrating?

https://mbworld.org/forums/clk-class-w209/417810-h-r-5mm-hubcentric-spacer-anybody-get-no-vibration.html
07-07-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 25,343
Posted By rb23lb

KEVIN K, you are the man! such awesome...

KEVIN K, you are the man!

such awesome attention to detail in your helpful posts! :y
07-07-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,554
Posted By rb23lb

Where did you order them from? I SCOURED the...

Where did you order them from?

I SCOURED the internet this morning and couldn't find them being sold by anyone in the US!

Only UK sellers, but then I wast sure if they were the right ones...
...
07-07-2012, 04:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,554
Posted By rb23lb

any updates?

any updates?
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