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Forum: W212 AMG
06-14-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,117
Posted By CarHopper

No just wondering why the m156 made it's way in...

No just wondering why the m156 made it's way in here. Spent a lot of time on the c63 side of the m156 and really the only failures I saw was because of headbolts but never really anything like this...
Forum: W212 AMG
06-13-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,117
Posted By CarHopper

m156 pre or post 2012? It really shouldn't...

m156 pre or post 2012? It really shouldn't matter, and comparing 156 to 157 is apples and oranges. Just surprised the amount of catastrophic failures coming from plugs
Forum: W212 AMG
06-13-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,117
Posted By CarHopper

I mean it is recommended to run step colder plugs...

I mean it is recommended to run step colder plugs but that shouldn't be what causes a failure as bad as yours.

At the end of the day you should chalk it up to bad luck and the increase in power.
Forum: W212 AMG
06-13-2019, 01:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By CarHopper

Vibrations at certain speed = out of balance /...

Vibrations at certain speed = out of balance / out of round.
Vibrations braking = warped brakes.

Tracking straight is a good thing so not suspension related. Tires wouldn't be the culprit, at...
Forum: W212 AMG
06-13-2019, 01:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,117
Posted By CarHopper

Has been documented with a handful w212's that...

Has been documented with a handful w212's that I've seen. More power = this result. Not going to happen with every motor, but not all mechanical things are made equally. Especially hand built.
Forum: W212 AMG
11-15-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,842
Posted By CarHopper

Exactly, it's certainly a step in the right...

Exactly, it's certainly a step in the right direction and is convenient for people who can't be without a car at all, don't want to ship their ECU, or are too far to drive. However, it still isn't as...
Forum: W212 AMG
11-15-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,842
Posted By CarHopper

No difference, just a convenience thing. ...

No difference, just a convenience thing.



Your MyGenius is locked to the Mini Cooper. My understanding is you can have it unlocked and assigned to a new car. However, at the moment, this EC...
08-26-2018, 01:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,859
Posted By CarHopper

At first I was like, dang, feel bad for this guy....

At first I was like, dang, feel bad for this guy.

Now I'm elated your car blew up.

On that note, I'll give you $1k USD for the car.
Forum: W212 AMG
08-24-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,536
Posted By CarHopper

Where's the graph with 877lb/ft

Where's the graph with 877lb/ft
08-15-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,201
Posted By CarHopper

Edit - nevermind

Edit - nevermind
Replies: 1
Views: 375
Posted By CarHopper

Name change please

Switch to CarHopper or something similar. Thank you
07-25-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 887
Posted By CarHopper

All good. Enjoy

All good.

Enjoy
07-24-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 887
Posted By CarHopper

Definitely off topic, but idc haha. Couple...

Definitely off topic, but idc haha.

Couple of things to address quickly... You're in the E (right?) and have a handful of mods. The R8 has gone through many changes over the years. Focusing...
07-24-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 887
Posted By CarHopper

Quite relaxed, thanks. See above where you...

Quite relaxed, thanks.

See above where you were asked who won, to which you replied he did, and then said because he won you were asking the question. Hence my response with regards to there...
07-23-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 887
Posted By CarHopper

That's what I was getting at. The post offers us...

That's what I was getting at. The post offers us nothing...

Plenty of corvettes out there will smack a c63. Even a base c7 is faster than most people think. Then you take into account the driver,...
Forum: W212 AMG
07-22-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,145
Posted By CarHopper

Trade in ~$60k Private sale ~$65k Might...

Trade in ~$60k
Private sale ~$65k

Might fluctuate a couple thousand because I did that based on sales in my area.

If you're selling privately I would start at $70k and take anything north of...
07-22-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 887
Posted By CarHopper

At least there are only 7 generations of the...

At least there are only 7 generations of the corvette coming in various trims so that really narrows things down...
Forum: W212 AMG
07-19-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,715
Posted By CarHopper

Audi has the ZF 8 speed in their RS7 (which is a...

Audi has the ZF 8 speed in their RS7 (which is a torque converter) and putting down the best track times of the big 3 sedans (E63, M5, RS7)... Eurocharged just ran a 10.006 in an RS7. This platform...
07-06-2018, 12:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,139
Posted By CarHopper

No, it isn't. Identical cars. One on a...

No, it isn't.

Identical cars. One on a mustang in Denver and another on a Dynojet in NYC and I wouldn't be surprised at 100whp difference.

As mentioned above, dynos are best used to measure...
Forum: W212 AMG
07-05-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,608
Posted By CarHopper

I would say normal, especially saying hard...

I would say normal, especially saying hard driving and tuned. Saw about the same in mine, maybe 750 miles hard driving. 1500 or so "normal" while tuned.
Forum: W212 AMG
06-25-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 592
Posted By CarHopper

CEL = check engine light. If so, then I...

CEL = check engine light.

If so, then I would say maybe misfiring.

If no CEL, then my guess would be an engine mount.

Have you driven it? Shake driving?
Forum: W212 AMG
06-25-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 592
Posted By CarHopper

Any CELs? Sounds like mounts (motor and/or...

Any CELs?

Sounds like mounts (motor and/or tranny)
Forum: W212 AMG
06-25-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 605
Posted By CarHopper

^It's a 2010 (according to avatar)

^It's a 2010 (according to avatar)
Forum: Marketplace
06-25-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 691
Posted By CarHopper

Vehicle is sold folks. Happened in a matter of...

Vehicle is sold folks. Happened in a matter of hours and was waiting for the weekend to pass for $ transactions, hence the notice to bear with me.

Thank you for the interest!
Forum: Marketplace
06-22-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 691
Posted By CarHopper

Hey all, lots of PMs and interest on this car...

Hey all, lots of PMs and interest on this car coming in.

I will respond to each and every one of you in the order I receive your messages / interest. If the car sells I will post here and do my...
Forum: Marketplace
06-22-2018, 06:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 691
Posted By CarHopper

I'll PM you

I'll PM you
Forum: Marketplace
06-22-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 691
Posted By CarHopper

I know, I'm sorry man. I just wasn't quite there...

I know, I'm sorry man. I just wasn't quite there yet but like I said things changed here for me, quickly, so that's where I am now. Glad you picked up what you wanted at least!
Forum: Marketplace
06-21-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 691
Posted By CarHopper

Appreciate the words and awesome, awesome choice...

Appreciate the words and awesome, awesome choice on that S63. Sad to see this car go.
Forum: Marketplace
06-21-2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 691
Posted By CarHopper

FS 2014 E63S

Hey all,

Some may remember this car for sale some time ago. I had the choice to hang onto it back then, unfortunately circumstances changed and its best to offload it.

Price: $53k

Year: 2014...
Forum: W212 AMG
05-26-2018, 12:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By CarHopper

My guess would be the front end is covered in a...

My guess would be the front end is covered in a not so clear bra or the clear bra just changes the color / way the light hits the silver.
Forum: W212 AMG
05-20-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,658
Posted By CarHopper

Tires aren't going to buy a full half second from...

Tires aren't going to buy a full half second from 10.5 to 9.xx... That's a big half second to find.
05-18-2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 831
Posted By CarHopper

Settle down Chris Harris. OP -- what mode...

Settle down Chris Harris.

OP -- what mode are you driving in? That is still unclear. Sounds like you're just triggering limp mode.
Forum: W212 AMG
05-08-2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 771
Posted By CarHopper

I have Eurocharged. And I know / hear you....

I have Eurocharged.

And I know / hear you. As far as I know, there is no way to "trick" our ECU's so that the CEL stays off and the monitors set. Audi / BMW seem to have the tuning support for...
Forum: W212 AMG
05-08-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 771
Posted By CarHopper

I just had those bits painted on mine. The trunk,...

I just had those bits painted on mine. The trunk, door handles, and front grille are painted. Trim is OEM as 15+ night package trim is actually black.



No CEL because it is disabled through...
Forum: W212 AMG
05-07-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 771
Posted By CarHopper

1. You'll fail inspections with catless...

1. You'll fail inspections with catless downpipes. You need catted. I live in NY, run catless, and am going through that headache now where I have to go retune / swap downpipes to pass inspection.
...
Forum: W212 AMG
05-02-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By CarHopper

http://ceramic-pro.com/en/shop/product-line/produc...

http://ceramic-pro.com/en/shop/product-line/product/wheelcaliper/

As for cost / wheel you'd have to dig around your area for a detailing shop that does ceramic pro coatings. When I had my wheels...
Forum: W212 AMG
05-01-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By CarHopper

Get the wheels ceramic coated. So easy to clean...

Get the wheels ceramic coated. So easy to clean and does a good job protecting them.

https://i.imgur.com/v53GJzWl.jpg
04-30-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,485
Posted By CarHopper

Dyno it

Dyno it
04-30-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,207
Posted By CarHopper

Just a heads up... Mod for mod (tune / downpipes)...

Just a heads up... Mod for mod (tune / downpipes) a cls550 would pull on you.

Edit -- after some light digging it would actually be close. They may not pull on you, but it would be closer than you...
04-29-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,207
Posted By CarHopper

He's not wrong.

He's not wrong.
Forum: W212 AMG
04-24-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,879
Posted By CarHopper

Fit's fine, done plenty of times.

Fit's fine, done plenty of times.
04-21-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,064
Posted By CarHopper

Don't get either. Neither has lighting...

Don't get either.

Neither has lighting package
Forum: W212 AMG
04-20-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,879
Posted By CarHopper

No problem. Once I run through the OEM...

No problem.

Once I run through the OEM pzeros (which are garbage in my opinion) I am getting the ps4s in the 255/35/19 and 295/30/19 sizes.
Forum: W212 AMG
04-20-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,879
Posted By CarHopper

^Sure. In your post (post #8) you mentioned...

^Sure.

In your post (post #8) you mentioned 285/35 which is why I brought it up.

Michelin makes a 285/35/19. They do not make a 285/30/19.

The dimensions I listed above are all accurate...
Forum: W212 AMG
04-20-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,229
Posted By CarHopper

Tell your dealer to stop shrugging and align your...

Tell your dealer to stop shrugging and align your car properly.

You say 6 months, how many miles is this? Mileage will help indicated tire wear issues better than time will.
Forum: W212 AMG
04-20-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,879
Posted By CarHopper

The do make a 285/35/19, however, a 295/30/19 is...

The do make a 285/35/19, however, a 295/30/19 is closer to the same diameter as the front 255/35/19.

Diameters:
255/35/19 = 26.03'' (Front)
285/35/19 = 26.85'' (Rear)
295/30/19 = 25.97''...
Forum: W212 AMG
04-15-2018, 11:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,203
Posted By CarHopper

Don't know, don't have stage 3 and don't quarter...

Don't know, don't have stage 3 and don't quarter mile my car. Just spirited driving and highway pulls. When you tune hundreds or thousands of cars some things are bound to not work out as intended....
Forum: W212 AMG
04-14-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,203
Posted By CarHopper

Been with EC on M156 and M157 for many, many...

Been with EC on M156 and M157 for many, many miles/years. 0 issues.

Lol.
04-08-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,393
Posted By CarHopper

That's all you need with a drag tire

That's all you need with a drag tire
Forum: W212 AMG
04-05-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,236
Posted By CarHopper

What tranny modifications have been done?

What tranny modifications have been done?
04-01-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 754
Posted By CarHopper

Yup. Saw this coming with that whole test drive...

Yup. Saw this coming with that whole test drive of the E63.... Enjoy it man. Upgrades are fun
03-20-2018, 10:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 796
Posted By CarHopper

Good luck not buying it if you drive it. Monster...

Good luck not buying it if you drive it. Monster monster monster.

Tune = 10 seconds.
03-19-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 796
Posted By CarHopper

Get the E, don't look back.

Get the E, don't look back.
Forum: W212 AMG
03-19-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 877
Posted By CarHopper

^ Good deal. The new trim pieces should come with...

^ Good deal. The new trim pieces should come with the snaps pre-installed. As long as they are then the install is easy. Just pop off the old, pop on the new. Trim tools help big time with this. I...
Forum: W212 AMG
03-18-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 877
Posted By CarHopper

Last I checked, there are no big proven...

Last I checked, there are no big proven differences between "true dps" and the others. You're still removing the cats. Maybe on a big turbo setup you can see yourself leaving out 30awhp though...
Forum: W212 AMG
03-18-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 877
Posted By CarHopper

No point in "true dps" (which if I am...

No point in "true dps" (which if I am understanding you correctly you intend on doing the ones you have to drop the motor for...)

If I did turbos I'd go with Pure, but I wouldn't do turbos on this...
Forum: W212 AMG
02-25-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,475
Posted By CarHopper

CEL = Check Engine Light

CEL = Check Engine Light
Forum: W212 AMG
02-25-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,475
Posted By CarHopper

Seems strange to have a total bottom end failure...

Seems strange to have a total bottom end failure without having a CEL or something extremely noticeable other than just tapping. The tapping is very common in the m156 with lifters. You're lucky to...
Forum: W212 AMG
02-24-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 342
Posted By CarHopper

I wouldn't go through the hassle if they are...

I wouldn't go through the hassle if they are catted. Catless, yes.
02-23-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 535
Posted By CarHopper

^ You don't want it with those mods. Especially...

^ You don't want it with those mods. Especially without the drivetrain warranty. Granted, you could probably just pull the tranny out of the 2nd E63 that comes with it but on a stock gearbox that car...
02-22-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 535
Posted By CarHopper

Should make a deal for every 25hp below 1400 you...

Should make a deal for every 25hp below 1400 you get to take $1k off asking price. Be like $20k off that price and I wonder how much of that price has the parts car factored into it.

Car has...
Forum: W212 AMG
02-18-2018, 03:51 PM
Forum: W211 AMG
02-06-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,125
Posted By CarHopper

Edit - delete. Sorry weird forum happenings

Edit - delete. Sorry weird forum happenings
Forum: W212 AMG
02-04-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,857
Posted By CarHopper

^Sound is subjective. The E60 with an exhaust...

^Sound is subjective. The E60 with an exhaust sounds insane. Just another car that can be a nightmare... BMW can't make a reliable v8 is the problem.
Forum: W212 AMG
02-04-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,857
Posted By CarHopper

Dang. I have an 08 x5 myself and that car makes...

Dang. I have an 08 x5 myself and that car makes me want to go shop x5m's all over again haha
Forum: W212 AMG
02-04-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,857
Posted By CarHopper

This sounds right.

This sounds right.
Forum: W212 AMG
02-04-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,857
Posted By CarHopper

To get into one worth having for $50k you'd...

To get into one worth having for $50k you'd probably have to wait another 6-8 months but that's just a guess. I'm also going to venture a guess that prices wont move too much right now as we inch...
Forum: W212 AMG
02-04-2018, 01:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,857
Posted By CarHopper

No difference in trans. I wouldn't say the...

No difference in trans.

I wouldn't say the LSD is a must given the car is AWD but it's nice to have in there. Also -- The S model will have far better resale / potential to sell in the future...
Forum: W212 AMG
02-03-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,857
Posted By CarHopper

I'd get the S. There are still interior touches...

I'd get the S. There are still interior touches like alcantara steering wheel you don't get with a non S. And the limited slip.

In theory, however, yes a tune and DP's will turn the cars...
Forum: W212 AMG
02-03-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,857
Posted By CarHopper

2014+ "S" is basically saying performance pack....

2014+ "S" is basically saying performance pack. However, the S models come standard with a limited slip, non s do not.

Cosmetically, the night pack on the 2014 has silver window trim still...
02-01-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,953
Posted By CarHopper

Ever been behind the wheel of a tune/dp...

Ever been behind the wheel of a tune/dp E63S/CLS63S with the 5.5? If not, I think I just found your next car to replace that 205.
Forum: Marketplace
02-01-2018, 12:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,816
Posted By CarHopper

The S models didn't start until 2014+ so maybe...

The S models didn't start until 2014+ so maybe hes just saying that in place of performance pack
01-31-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,394
Posted By CarHopper

*Furiously refreshes Instagram* New car,...

*Furiously refreshes Instagram*

New car, fresh slate, but for the love of god please at least be mindful of when and where you have your fun. And fun you shall have. Just don't give us fuel to...
01-31-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 649
Posted By CarHopper

I'd sell it and put that money towards a facelift...

I'd sell it and put that money towards a facelift :)

Preventative maintenance will always be the smarter thing to do. Just ask yourself honestly how you'd feel knowing you could've avoided a...
Forum: W212 AMG
01-25-2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 912
Posted By CarHopper

Only in the morning? No problems once you let the...

Only in the morning? No problems once you let the car warm up?

I drive in C until everything is all warmed up and no problems. Sometimes a little jerky at first, rarely, and only on especially...
01-19-2018, 11:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,587
Posted By CarHopper

Toronto EC?

Toronto EC?
01-19-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 13,960
Posted By CarHopper

Well I hope that when you have time you come back...

Well I hope that when you have time you come back and chime in on all those things you deflected from and explain my flawed logic on intent. Interesting how you have the time to post that piece above...
01-19-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 13,960
Posted By CarHopper

It's his job. To put himself between a...

It's his job. To put himself between a potentially dangerous situation and other people. Which he did. This day in age, especially in high strung NYC, when you hear squealing tires you think the...
01-19-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 13,960
Posted By CarHopper

One more thing to add as I sat and thought about...

One more thing to add as I sat and thought about this. What if the cop had a few extra seconds and was able to get shoots off / kill the driver? Would the officer be charged with murder?

Nope....
01-19-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 13,960
Posted By CarHopper

Sounds like you're heading towards being a...

Sounds like you're heading towards being a defense attorney? I'm not even close to being able to call myself an attorney but I've watched "My Cousin Vinny" enough to be confident I'd beat you in a...
01-19-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 13,960
Posted By CarHopper

1. It's in the links / news stories where they...

1. It's in the links / news stories where they have been arrested. But here:
"Lopez is reportedly the owner of the Mercedes and has at least three prior arrest. Santos has eight prior arrests, some...
01-19-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 13,960
Posted By CarHopper

^On a police officer in this great state? With as...

^On a police officer in this great state? With as many priors as they have and their history behind the wheel, hopping curbs at pedestrians, running from police, concealing license plates, trying to...
01-16-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 13,960
Posted By CarHopper

NY has yellow plates

NY has yellow plates
01-15-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 13,960
Posted By CarHopper

The driver was already accelerating into the cop...

The driver was already accelerating into the cop before he put his hands out and pulled his weapon. And then once he does put his hands out he had BOTH of them on the hood. Meaning, no gun in hand....
01-15-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 13,960
Posted By CarHopper

If you slow it down that's not what happened. I...

If you slow it down that's not what happened. I thought so at first, too. But really you can tell the driver does something that alerts the cop to the fact the driver doesn't plan on stopping. The...
01-15-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 13,960
Posted By CarHopper

Nope. Apparently it's eating laundry detergent.

Nope. Apparently it's eating laundry detergent.
01-15-2018, 01:22 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 13,960
Posted By CarHopper

The way I see it, the freakout happened when the...

The way I see it, the freakout happened when the cop got in front of the car and put both hands on the hood... Well before the gun even came out. He didn't reach or pull his weapon until the driver...
01-15-2018, 12:33 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 13,960
Posted By CarHopper

Were you doing a burnout in Time Square before...

Were you doing a burnout in Time Square before hitting that corner?

I get what you're saying though. I was driving through a neighborhood in mine before and got a juicy snap from 1st to 2nd that...
01-14-2018, 11:38 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 13,960
Posted By CarHopper

Easy to break things down in retrospect....

Easy to break things down in retrospect. Obviously nobody is going to stop a 4200lb car by putting their hands on the hood and planting their feet. If we're playing the woulda coulda shoulda I...
01-14-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 13,960
Posted By CarHopper

The title of the thread this car should've been...

The title of the thread this car should've been in is "FS: 2012+ c63. Needs new windshield and drivers seat due to bullet holes. Small stains."
01-13-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,423
Posted By CarHopper

Deleted. Stupid zombie threads.

Deleted. Stupid zombie threads.
Forum: W212 AMG
01-12-2018, 11:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,203
Posted By CarHopper

I'd rather have a stock e63 with a tune than that...

I'd rather have a stock e63 with a tune than that golf, but I don't have to drive it. Sorry you had so much trouble.

I think this platform should just be left alone on stock turbo's w/ tune and...
Forum: W212 AMG
01-11-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,491
Posted By CarHopper

^ Yeah, idk, I'll go measure sometime ground to...

^ Yeah, idk, I'll go measure sometime ground to fender and see where it all settled but it's pretty low:

https://i.imgur.com/i4HNFODl.jpg
01-09-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,449
Posted By CarHopper

Yep, still have it.

Yep, still have it.
01-08-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By CarHopper

Here are 8 white sedans: ...

Here are 8 white sedans:
...
01-08-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,807
Posted By CarHopper

^Yeah, like I said, nothing wrong with AMR as...

^Yeah, like I said, nothing wrong with AMR as long as you don't run into problems. Enjoy
01-05-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,807
Posted By CarHopper

^ I used their turbo (t60r journal to be...

^ I used their turbo (t60r journal to be precise), it failed, cost me a motor, they said not their problem. Granted, it was just an Sti and this was 6ish years ago but I wouldn't let them touch my...
Forum: W212 AMG
01-05-2018, 12:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,491
Posted By CarHopper

Having the H&R's I just caution people that they...

Having the H&R's I just caution people that they can actually settle pretty low. I do rub but only going slow and turning the wheel hard. KW HAS allows you to adjust the front which is definitely a...
Forum: W212 AMG
01-04-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,491
Posted By CarHopper

https://www.ecstuning.com/b-kw-suspension-parts/kw...

https://www.ecstuning.com/b-kw-suspension-parts/kw-height-adjustable-system/25325071~kw/
01-04-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,827
Posted By CarHopper

I use imgur now that Photobucket is useless.

I use imgur now that Photobucket is useless.
01-03-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,807
Posted By CarHopper

I brought up AMR in a negative light on this...

I brought up AMR in a negative light on this forum and had an admin contact me about it. Interesting times.
Forum: W212 AMG
01-03-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 651
Posted By CarHopper

In my experience, my MB's have been more reliable...

In my experience, my MB's have been more reliable than my BMWs. But my BMWs always start and get from A to B as well.

Generally speaking, I let new models come out for at least a year before...
01-02-2018, 11:22 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,228
Posted By CarHopper

Same mufflers. Different tips. Non BS has...

Same mufflers. Different tips.

Non BS has oval tips attached to mufflers. BS has the different tips which are attached to the diffuser.
Forum: W212 AMG
01-02-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 841
Posted By CarHopper

I have not. More than likely something like an...

I have not. More than likely something like an 11.2 +/- .1. Not like I have anything crazy done, pretty standard stuff.
Forum: W212 AMG
01-02-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 651
Posted By CarHopper

Stock vs stock they'll be about the same. But the...

Stock vs stock they'll be about the same. But the M5 will have more potential once you start talking mod for mod.

I think the weak point on the new one will be the whole rwd to awd system and I...
Forum: W212 AMG
01-01-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 651
Posted By CarHopper

Shopping the wrong brand. New M5 or RS7...

Shopping the wrong brand.

New M5 or RS7 would be the right place to start.
Forum: W212 AMG
01-01-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 651
Posted By CarHopper

You wont get 9.xx in a 212. Get the 213.

You wont get 9.xx in a 212.

Get the 213.
01-01-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,178
Posted By CarHopper

I mentioned the hakka's above, glad someone else...

I mentioned the hakka's above, glad someone else mentioned them. I put R2's on my Audi RS4 a few years ago and the car was so. effing. fun. in the snow. It was insane.

It's like the first time...
Forum: W212 AMG
01-01-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 681
Posted By CarHopper

I've just gone tune, dps, and new filters for...

I've just gone tune, dps, and new filters for performance. I am lowered with CF bits and such as well if you're into cosmetic stuff. When I did the tune and dps I also did new plugs and packs. If...
Forum: W212 AMG
12-31-2017, 09:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 681
Posted By CarHopper

All you really need to know is that the TCU...

All you really need to know is that the TCU nannies tq in 1st and 2nd so even though the car is fully capable of making some good power it is limited for launching. And no, nobody has a TCU solution...
12-31-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,178
Posted By CarHopper

6+ inches of snow in vettes on summer tires?...

6+ inches of snow in vettes on summer tires? Mmm.... k.

Anyways, get snow tires. Yes, they do make a big difference.

Recommend hakkapeliitta's. Wear much better than Blizzaks. Get 235/40/18...
Forum: W212 AMG
12-31-2017, 07:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 681
Posted By CarHopper

Long story short, you don't want full turboback...

Long story short, you don't want full turboback dps.

Unless you're about to upgrade the turbos and use some kind of magical sorcery on the tranny / TCU then there is truly no point.
Forum: W212 AMG
12-31-2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 841
Posted By CarHopper

I mean... There is a rear seat in the Carrera... ...

I mean... There is a rear seat in the Carrera...

TMC nailed everything, though. The E may end up feeling faster than that Carrera because your mind is telling you that you're in a 2+ ton luxury...
Forum: W212 AMG
12-31-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,749
Posted By CarHopper

I've had my 14 up for a bit. All info you need is...

I've had my 14 up for a bit. All info you need is in there. CPO good until 2019.

https://mbworld.org/forums/mercedes-vehicles/682807-fs-2014-e63s.html
Forum: W212 AMG
12-31-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 681
Posted By CarHopper

The reason you see two different types is because...

The reason you see two different types is because one set truly goes to the turbos, however, the motor has to come out to install. Hence, the other set, which stop short of the turbos but the motor...
12-30-2017, 04:47 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,228
Posted By CarHopper

Leave it pure.

Leave it pure.
Forum: W212 AMG
12-30-2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 601
Posted By CarHopper

I tuck mine away - ish. Still take it out when...

I tuck mine away - ish. Still take it out when the roads are clear and it's a little warmer, but I'd be surprised if I put on 50 miles / month in the winter. I have no doubt that on snow tires the...
12-11-2017, 05:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,449
Posted By CarHopper

$58k bump

$58k bump
12-07-2017, 06:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 869
Posted By CarHopper

Depends on if you're lowered or not. If you want...

Depends on if you're lowered or not. If you want to put the power down I recommend leaving it stock height and running 275's in the rear.

With the warranty, I would not tune the car. Leave it...
12-07-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 869
Posted By CarHopper

Those numbers are gains on base models. (Non-PP /...

Those numbers are gains on base models. (Non-PP / Non-507). You'd gain a little bit, but I'd leave a 507 in its purest form if I had one. Especially if I had some factory warranty remaining. Not sure...
12-07-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 869
Posted By CarHopper

Wont rub. Don't tune 507.

Wont rub.

Don't tune 507.
12-05-2017, 02:42 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 11,050
Posted By CarHopper

So basically... "I did a thing!" ... "I gained...

So basically... "I did a thing!" ... "I gained exactly this much power" ... "No, I will not back it up with data because reasons"

Welp, I've see everything I need to see here. On to the next...
12-02-2017, 01:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,449
Posted By CarHopper

Bump

Bump
11-28-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,494
Posted By CarHopper

Basically, to sum it up even more -- You don't...

Basically, to sum it up even more -- You don't have to label the tunes v5 / 6 / 7 or whatever... I just think their smoothest most "successful" tune with the least amount of issues for the masses was...
11-28-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,023
Posted By CarHopper

One of my peeves... "I want to make my car...

One of my peeves...

"I want to make my car among the fastest and supercharge it!"

"Oh, also, put 100lbs of audio equipment in the trunk."

Pick a direction? Looks like someone just had the...
11-28-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 973
Posted By CarHopper

In before the "how do I quiet my car down"...

In before the "how do I quiet my car down" thread.
11-25-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,494
Posted By CarHopper

Did you buy your car used? It may have already...

Did you buy your car used? It may have already been tuned with an older file and you just didn't know it when you purchased.

Edit -- Nvm, you said you flashed back and forth. And EC would see that...
11-25-2017, 12:37 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,494
Posted By CarHopper

You sure the tune uploaded properly? Sounds like...

You sure the tune uploaded properly? Sounds like it never got on there.

Car feel any different?
11-24-2017, 08:40 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,494
Posted By CarHopper

A dyno tune is literally that... A car is on a...

A dyno tune is literally that... A car is on a dyno getting dialed in.

Not everyone gets their car tuned on a dyno. A lot of times they are done remotely / through email and sending logs back and...
11-24-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,494
Posted By CarHopper

^Uh, okay? This is a forum, is it not? Where you...

^Uh, okay? This is a forum, is it not? Where you are free to write things and stuff to benefit the community? Not sure what you're getting at... Your name sounds familiar ish to me though and maybe...
11-24-2017, 04:40 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,494
Posted By CarHopper

I've said it before and I guess I have to say it...

I've said it before and I guess I have to say it again.

We (the consumer) kept demanding newer / faster / "better" tunes on what is otherwise an old technology that mechanically hasn't changed....
11-22-2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,449
Posted By CarHopper

New price bump: $60k

New price bump: $60k
Forum: W212 AMG
11-20-2017, 09:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,451
Posted By CarHopper

Have you tried resetting your adaptations?

Have you tried resetting your adaptations?
11-19-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 922
Posted By CarHopper

What's the story with the ECU? Has to be...

What's the story with the ECU?

Has to be programmed by a dealer I assume?
11-16-2017, 11:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,682
Posted By CarHopper

Although percentage loss is just an estimation,...

Although percentage loss is just an estimation, it is still a thing. Whether it is 10, 15, 20 percent, whatever, a 30whp gain is not a 30bhp. Tunes aren't immune to percentage losses of power in the...
Forum: W212 AMG
11-12-2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 917
Posted By CarHopper

Is your trim in good shape? I've got black...

Is your trim in good shape?

I've got black trim and would consider the swap
11-09-2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,449
Posted By CarHopper

No no, you're good. I didn't have that...

No no, you're good. I didn't have that information in there and edited the original post to show that just a couple days ago... You didn't miss it because it wasn't there when you looked. A few...
11-07-2017, 02:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,449
Posted By CarHopper

Answered warranty questions in original post....

Answered warranty questions in original post. Just to double tap that....

Warranty info:
Factory -- Jan 31, 2018.
CPO -- Jan 31, 2019.
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