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Forum: AMG GT
Yesterday, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 287
Posted By rustybear3

Some say it all depends on whether you're on the...

Some say it all depends on whether you're on the receiving end...;)
06-13-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,356
Posted By rustybear3

I look at the 212 series before I bought my car. ...

I look at the 212 series before I bought my car. While I like the exterior, the interior IMO didn't cut the cake. Those old, outdated buttons just to dial a telephone number and that small screen...
06-11-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 467
Posted By rustybear3

Not only that, but would you be willing to risk...

Not only that, but would you be willing to risk your life or other drivers on a jerry rigged system? You're talking a very precise & complicated system.
06-11-2019, 01:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,472
Posted By rustybear3

Look, forget wasting time with the BBB, etc. ...

Look, forget wasting time with the BBB, etc. This is a perfect case to take to small claims court. That is what it's intention is meant to be. I would never, under any circumstances, take my car...
Forum: AMG GT
06-09-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,916
Posted By rustybear3

The Mercedes-Benz Extended Limited Warranty...

The Mercedes-Benz Extended Limited Warranty Agreement may be canceled for a full refund at any time prior to the expiration of the New Vehicle Limited Warranty. So, if during the 4 year course of my...
06-07-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,043
Posted By rustybear3

Who cares about weight of the sidewall? Probably...

Who cares about weight of the sidewall? Probably no more than a conventional tire. Looks don't bother me at all. I've seen uglier wheels that people spend thousands on. My only question is how they...
Forum: AMG GT
06-07-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,916
Posted By rustybear3

I always get a kick out of these anti-extended...

I always get a kick out of these anti-extended warranty as a "waste of money". The same could be said for home or health insurance...right?...my house will never burn down and my health's just fine. ...
06-07-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By rustybear3

People spending $7000 to over $10,000 for wheels?...

People spending $7000 to over $10,000 for wheels? Must be nice to have money to throw around. Yet, I see posts grousing about the cost of an oil change or whether standard gas can be substituted for...
06-06-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 611
Posted By rustybear3

Here we go again with someone thinking the...

Here we go again with someone thinking the solution is to spend $$$ on an attorney and take them to court. Good luck if you do. It's expensive and the majority of these cases will favor the...
06-06-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,043
Posted By rustybear3

Really looks promising!

Really looks promising!
06-04-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By rustybear3

Car wash chemicals have been known to do that. ...

Car wash chemicals have been known to do that. You'll need to have the whole wheel stripped and clear coat reapplied.
06-03-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,373
Posted By rustybear3

Agree with 2012 Merc. The Burmester speakers in...

Agree with 2012 Merc. The Burmester speakers in my 2019 CAB are absolutely magnificent in terms of sound. The bass and treble are spot on, and what's even more amazing, sound just as good with the...
06-02-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,982
Posted By rustybear3

I get a little sick and tired of people...

I get a little sick and tired of people complaining about the inferiority of today's cars. I remember some years back, where it seemed almost half the cars on the road had rust or were rusted out....
06-02-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,330
Posted By rustybear3

I agree. You're pretty much screwed on this one....

I agree. You're pretty much screwed on this one. Have seen this on cars before; replacement of trim is really the only good solution.
05-30-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 622
Posted By rustybear3

+1 :y

+1 :y
05-30-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 634
Posted By rustybear3

Just get another estimate. Labor is expensive on...

Just get another estimate. Labor is expensive on these cars and just comparing the cost of materials is really not the issue.
05-29-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,498
Posted By rustybear3

The lawyers are the only ones who win in...

The lawyers are the only ones who win in diminished value lawsuits. Insurance companies vary as to those that do or do not compensate for diminished value. I would also contact your state insurance...
05-25-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,464
Posted By rustybear3

As usual, the OP doesn't state model or year...

As usual, the OP doesn't state model or year car....just W213. Methinks he has a W212 and has posted in the wrong forum as 2012 Merc has pointed out. Until he reposts, there's no use of doing...
05-25-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,464
Posted By rustybear3

This is not true on the W213. There is no yellow...

This is not true on the W213. There is no yellow triangle under any circumstances according to the manual...only red. Page 209.
05-25-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,464
Posted By rustybear3

I must concur. The only color blind spot I've had...

I must concur. The only color blind spot I've had is the red triangle. Your yellow might have been a glitch. According to the owners manual, the triangle should be red.
05-25-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,060
Posted By rustybear3

They look great. Did you by chance do a pictorial...

They look great. Did you by chance do a pictorial on how to attached them to the front doors like you did the rear? I'll need to order the 64 color version for my E450 CAB. They look plenty bright to...
05-24-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,763
Posted By rustybear3

:rolf:

:rolf:
05-24-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,763
Posted By rustybear3

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/725x544/54255061_297075397633181_4772114720654098432_n_1552334117_9913_1553215731_9623_e0aa2c10a664332594de8b52a105c71d1013304c.jpg
05-23-2019, 12:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 761
Posted By rustybear3

Well, DFWdude it can be more subtle than that....

Well, DFWdude it can be more subtle than that. The following is an example of smooth versus orange peel paint jobs. Wet sanding is pretty extreme, in that you are removing the clear coat. That's why...
05-23-2019, 12:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,763
Posted By rustybear3

You can use plasticdip or 3m vinyl tape without...

You can use plasticdip or 3m vinyl tape without affecting the distronic at all. You're just covering the star, not the entire disc. Here is a pic by member Surfswitch who had it done.

...
05-22-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,763
Posted By rustybear3

"Murdered" is a term to denoting the debadging,...

"Murdered" is a term to denoting the debadging, tinting, and generally neutralizing any semblance of a branding on a vehicle. Blacking it out. To make it as stealth looking as possible. Hence, I...
05-22-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 761
Posted By rustybear3

Unless you're experienced, I would recommend...

Unless you're experienced, I would recommend having a detail shop do a stage 1, 2 or 3 prep polishing which would take care of orange peel and/or swirls.
05-22-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,820
Posted By rustybear3

If I were you guys, I would inspect my car with a...

If I were you guys, I would inspect my car with a fine tooth comb. Those are exceptionally long periods...I suspect damage repairs. When I ordered my car, it left VPC in 4 days.
05-22-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,763
Posted By rustybear3

If you going to murder you car and debadge it,...

If you going to murder you car and debadge it, why leave the Mercedes star on in the front? Defeats the whole idea of murdering a car IMO. Black it out too.
05-19-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,060
Posted By rustybear3

Very nice benzdude,looks great in the rear seats....

Very nice benzdude,looks great in the rear seats. I'll be interested in your application to the front, which is applicable to my situation. Have you noticed whether it is in sync with your ambient...
05-18-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 745
Posted By rustybear3

What part did you not understand that he has had...

What part did you not understand that he has had both suspensions, abeit different cars? ;) He's getting an E450 (which he hasn't had obviously) and wanted opinions from SL and E owners about the...
05-18-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 745
Posted By rustybear3

OP says: "I'd love to hear from you as to why to...

OP says: "I'd love to hear from you as to why to gt or not to get ABC (air on the new E450)". He doesn't specify just ride. He already knows; he's had both. He wants to know reasons why or why not...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-18-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,015
Posted By rustybear3

Proper paint correction should have taken care of...

Proper paint correction should have taken care of that prior to the ceramic coating. Now it would have to be sanded down to remove the ceramic coating to start all over again. I'd take it back and...
05-17-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 745
Posted By rustybear3

Nonsense, spring suspension systems on the E450...

Nonsense, spring suspension systems on the E450 are just fine. The spring suspension system is way more reliable than the ABC or Airmatic. They're very expensive to maintain when out of warranty....
05-16-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 597
Posted By rustybear3

How could you ever prove liability on the tow? ...

How could you ever prove liability on the tow? You would have to sue the towing company and prove their negligence somehow. Your insurance company has nothing to do with it. It's a 13 year old car...
05-15-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 40,588
Posted By rustybear3

Lawsuits? Over an App? Slam dunk win? Get real!...

Lawsuits? Over an App? Slam dunk win? Get real! Class action lawsuits are rarely successful and only if we're talking a major issue. Then, the litigants only get a fraction of what they they think...
05-14-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By rustybear3

Take your battery in, get the pro-rated value and...

Take your battery in, get the pro-rated value and buy another battery. You got a bad battery. It happens.
05-14-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 858
Posted By rustybear3

Really? WOW!! How insightful. Labor costs...

Really? WOW!! How insightful. Labor costs nothing if you do it yourself! Didn't know that. Thanks for opening our eyes.
05-14-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 858
Posted By rustybear3

It's about $300 to replace. $150 for parts and...

It's about $300 to replace. $150 for parts and another $150 for labor. Could be a bad alternator as well...or voltage regulator. Pull some codes.
05-13-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,194
Posted By rustybear3

Can hardly wait for you to hook them up and see...

Can hardly wait for you to hook them up and see how they work. Curious to see if they are independent or in conjunction with the lighting modes. Love to add a pair as well. :y
05-12-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 856
Posted By rustybear3

That's wild. I did know this. How difficult...

That's wild. I did know this. How difficult would that have been for the C to have this as well.
05-12-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 988
Posted By rustybear3

The only issue I've had is some sort of software...

The only issue I've had is some sort of software issue where the audio will not mute on announcements when the music is playing. It's minor, but they still haven't figure it out.

Other then...
05-12-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 988
Posted By rustybear3

I had so many red and white cars I really wanted...

I had so many red and white cars I really wanted a change. The Dune Metallic was the perfect choice for me...though I was tempted to get the pearl white at one point.

I notice you opted with the...
05-12-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 988
Posted By rustybear3

Agree 100% on the 2WD Merc. Had no use for the...

Agree 100% on the 2WD Merc. Had no use for the 4MATIC since I don't drive my beauty in the winter. I love the traction and get up and go of a 2WD, and the less weight the better I always say. It is...
05-11-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 988
Posted By rustybear3

Just couldn't wait a year to say it...

It hasn't been a year, but driving this convertible has been nothing short of near perfect in both luxury, comfort, styling and handling. It is so smooooth driving on the highway and such a pleasure...
05-09-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 856
Posted By rustybear3

Can't you push on the trunk Mercedes logo to open...

Can't you push on the trunk Mercedes logo to open your trunk? On the E450 CAB you just push the top part of the Mercedes Circle and it opens the trunk. Also, kicking under the bumper works as well.
05-09-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By rustybear3

Yeah, I never open the top when the car is...

Yeah, I never open the top when the car is moving....why chance it?
Forum: AMG GT
05-09-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 837
Posted By rustybear3

What I said is it is disgusting that you pay 6...

What I said is it is disgusting that you pay 6 figures for a car and they mis-represent what they call ambient lighting with some dumbed down system that is substandard in nature. If your idea of an...
Forum: AMG GT
05-08-2019, 10:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 837
Posted By rustybear3

Why not? Can't think of a better car to have a...

Why not? Can't think of a better car to have a flashy ambient light system than a sports car. Don't have to activate it on any car if you don't want it. Obviously members on this thread that would...
Replies: 5
Views: 674
Posted By rustybear3

Doesn't explain why it doesn't work.

Doesn't explain why it doesn't work.
05-08-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,637
Posted By rustybear3

Absolutely agree with you 100% The E450 CAB is...

Absolutely agree with you 100% The E450 CAB is one of the best looking, luxurious, convertibles on the road with plenty of horsepower and get up and go. Just took my niece and nephew for a jaw...
05-08-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 884
Posted By rustybear3

Get it right since it's still under warranty....

Get it right since it's still under warranty. Don't settle.
05-08-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 496
Posted By rustybear3

Congratulations! You have just joined the company...

Congratulations! You have just joined the company of the select few who have the privilege of driving this superb convertible! The E450 has been nothing short of spectacularly in both design and...
Replies: 5
Views: 674
Posted By rustybear3

I notice you don't have the E class 2019 model...

I notice you don't have the E class 2019 model listed but it works for S,A,G, and other classes? Why so?
Forum: AMG GT
05-07-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 837
Posted By rustybear3

All that money and they can't give you a decent...

All that money and they can't give you a decent ambient lighting system that even an A class has. Disgusting!
05-07-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,890
Posted By rustybear3

To address benzdude initial question, on my 2019...

To address benzdude initial question, on my 2019 E450 CAB it is virtually unnoticeable. Unless I have the top down, only then do I even hear it restart. It's pretty smooth with no shake whatsoever....
05-07-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,075
Posted By rustybear3

They are beautiful looking wheels, but whatever...

They are beautiful looking wheels, but whatever you do, be careful of road rash! Chrome wheels are almost impossible to fix.
05-07-2019, 12:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,637
Posted By rustybear3

Well you certainly made a fine decision....

Well you certainly made a fine decision. Considering the demise of the S CAB, we probably have the best 4 seat convertible for the money that Mercedes makes. We've got luxury, comfort as well as...
05-06-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,637
Posted By rustybear3

I agree, I noticed the difference when I test...

I agree, I noticed the difference when I test drove a 2018 model prior to getting my 2019. This is an old thread, and you obviously switched gears and got the E450 CAB and Wagon. These are both...
05-06-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,075
Posted By rustybear3

I have the 18" 5 spoke wheels on my CAB, and they...

I have the 18" 5 spoke wheels on my CAB, and they handle the potholes extremely well so far. It stands to reason as you go up in rim size, that the expectation of wheel and rim damage also...
05-06-2019, 06:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,715
Posted By rustybear3

What, and go through the "wait" period all over...

What, and go through the "wait" period all over again? Three months is about average for these cars to be ordered, built and shipped. Should have gotten you car in April, so if you get it here in...
05-06-2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,272
Posted By rustybear3

Let's touch on the serving of these cars. My...

Let's touch on the serving of these cars. My brother the Mechanical Engineer calls BMW’s - Break My Wallet. Single use aluminum bolts, expensive parts, lots of labor to get at things… and in current...
05-05-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,447
Posted By rustybear3

Going back to those "S" spy shots, did you notice...

Going back to those "S" spy shots, did you notice those cheap looking, anemic vents? Can't imagine anyone forking over 6 digits for an interior looking that haphazard and bad.

So far, from what...
05-04-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By rustybear3

Your car screams luxury. Very nice looking car....

Your car screams luxury. Very nice looking car. Congratulations on you acquisition. :zoom:
05-04-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,062
Posted By rustybear3

Absolutely agree on the Pirelli tires. I. have...

Absolutely agree on the Pirelli tires. I. have the exact set of tires on my E450 CAB and the are surprisingly smooth and handle very well.....and I hate RF tires in general. These rf's have come a...
05-04-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,447
Posted By rustybear3

Actually, those are spy shots of the new upcoming...

Actually, those are spy shots of the new upcoming S class sedan. Let's hope and pray this ugly screen and interior is reserved strictly for the S class. Who wants a big old I-Pad stuck in the...
05-04-2019, 02:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,224
Posted By rustybear3

They will never buy back his car based on an app...

They will never buy back his car based on an app failure. Good luck in trying to make them.
05-02-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,194
Posted By rustybear3

I don't have the illuminated tweeters, so the...

I don't have the illuminated tweeters, so the mids for me wouldn't be overkill IMO. I have an E Cab, so those covers would fit my car just as well as a C....I hope. I believe the diameters are the...
05-01-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 339
Posted By rustybear3

Ejection seat. :rolf:

Ejection seat. :rolf:
05-01-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By rustybear3

Unplug your battery overnight and see if it will...

Unplug your battery overnight and see if it will reset your limit switches. Then try operating top in the morning with battery reconnected.
05-01-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,194
Posted By rustybear3

Really interested in seeing how those LED mid...

Really interested in seeing how those LED mid speakers work out. Only thing is I need two and not four.
04-30-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,704
Posted By rustybear3

You me and Merc got our cars all about the same...

You me and Merc got our cars all about the same time (last November). I've got 3590 miles on my CAB. Guess I'm sorta in the middle. :zoom:
04-29-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,000
Posted By rustybear3

I remember those custom blenders Merc; if not...

I remember those custom blenders Merc; if not mistaken they had that silver "clean fuel filter...
04-29-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,000
Posted By rustybear3

That's got to be a very small number, but I think...

That's got to be a very small number, but I think by and large 89 octane gets two kind of buyers. The guy who should run 87 but likes to treat his car to a high grade thinking it's better for his...
04-29-2019, 12:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,000
Posted By rustybear3

Why even have 89 octane mid level gas?

Having a turbo engine, I'm required to use either 91 or 93 octane gas. Everyone else should use regular 87 octane gas. If a higher octane means nothing in terms of performance or economy for...
04-29-2019, 12:04 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 40,588
Posted By rustybear3

Thank goodness, I never bothered to renew the 1...

Thank goodness, I never bothered to renew the 1 month trial data plan. Haven't missed a beat with ME connect. To think that they tie your ME connect service in with an optional data plan is...
04-26-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,513
Posted By rustybear3

I think more than anything, so many Mercedes are...

I think more than anything, so many Mercedes are black or white that it's easy for them to get lost in the background. Plus sedans and coupes do pretty much look the same. I have a dune silver...
04-26-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,034
Posted By rustybear3

Read this:...

Read this: https://readcars.co/2018/06/25/modern-windshields-arent-thinner-so-why-are-they-damaged-so-often/

The frequent complaints of windshield crack failure on this forum alone seems to bear...
04-25-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,034
Posted By rustybear3

I don't think it has a thing to do with the W213...

I don't think it has a thing to do with the W213 chassis. The W222 S series,SL's, etc. face the same problem. As one OP suggested, it's more likely some bean counters have figured they could save...
04-24-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By rustybear3

Beat me to it Rox; that's what I do to make use...

Beat me to it Rox; that's what I do to make use of those buttons.

I also use the right touch button on the steering wheel to swipe up or down stations that I want.
04-23-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,121
Posted By rustybear3

Yeah, and they promised us in direct emails big...

Yeah, and they promised us in direct emails big changes to the next ME connect update....April 12th came and went.....so ,much for promises.
04-23-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,599
Posted By rustybear3

Probably does; especially if he can afford...

Probably does; especially if he can afford putting them up on his wall as art. I have to admit, it's better than some of that other crap they call art. :nix:
04-23-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,199
Posted By rustybear3

I don't notice any wind noise...and I drive an...

I don't notice any wind noise...and I drive an E450 CAB! :D
04-23-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,599
Posted By rustybear3

It's sad in a way, to think that magnificent car...

It's sad in a way, to think that magnificent car most likely will never be driven. :eek:
04-22-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,121
Posted By rustybear3

:ditto: Not only that, but during the LA fires...

:ditto: Not only that, but during the LA fires this app lead motorists in street areas directly in the line of the fires. Some large cities are fed up with WAZE rerouting patterns that jam side...
04-22-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,121
Posted By rustybear3

Exactly. Plus let's not even go there comparing...

Exactly. Plus let's not even go there comparing graphics. Which would you rather stare at while you're driving? The cluttered cartoonish WAZE interface, or the slick and sleek graphics of the...
04-22-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,088
Posted By rustybear3

Anyone had experience with"ceramic rain" on windshields & glass?

I'm going to have the ceramic coating applied this spring, and wondered if the added "rain" coating is worth it or desirable to the glass and windshield. What say you?
04-22-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,121
Posted By rustybear3

Love the MB navigation; especially when paired...

Love the MB navigation; especially when paired with live traffic. Beautiful animations and intuitive detours when necessary.

I find WAZE too cartoonish and use Google satellite maps occasionally...
04-21-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,194
Posted By rustybear3

Please let us know if you do and post. I would...

Please let us know if you do and post. I would really love to add the LED Burmester as well, and wondered how well these would work.
04-21-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 685
Posted By rustybear3

Totally amazing. Which only proves these shows...

Totally amazing. Which only proves these shows and trips are simply perks and made up titles for pencil pushing execs; not real engineers who would know something.
04-21-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,149
Posted By rustybear3

Put an S, E, and C class together and at first...

Put an S, E, and C class together and at first blush, they're tough to tell apart. Unless it's a Convertible or a G car, even the SUV's look similar to one another. Now with the eventually...
04-20-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,310
Posted By rustybear3

. I agree SirusXM traditionally sounds...

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I agree SirusXM traditionally sounds pretty bad in sound and fidelity. However, at least on my Burmester, it sounds much better than in past vehicles. However, not that great that I would...
04-20-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,310
Posted By rustybear3

I'm perfectly happy with my Burmester sound...

I'm perfectly happy with my Burmester sound system. I'm so glad I opted for it, for at first having an E450 CAB, I thought the wind noise would make it inconsequential. Little did I realize how...
04-20-2019, 01:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 685
Posted By rustybear3

https://newatlas.com/mercedes-v2v-communications/2...

https://newatlas.com/mercedes-v2v-communications/27932/
04-19-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 685
Posted By rustybear3

My car has never displayed an icon as such, nor...

My car has never displayed an icon as such, nor could I find any info or literature relating to such. Nothing in the car manual either.

This is the only instance of an icon I could find regarding...
04-19-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Posted By rustybear3

If it's under warranty, take it to the dealer. ...

If it's under warranty, take it to the dealer. Sounds like a limit switch malfunction.
04-19-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 685
Posted By rustybear3

See, that's the problem I have. Live traffic and...

See, that's the problem I have. Live traffic and Car-to-X are sometimes indistinguishable between the two when it comes to alerts. I just assume immediate accidents are X rather than traffic. I...
04-19-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 685
Posted By rustybear3

There is no icon. It alerts you to traffic...

There is no icon. It alerts you to traffic hazards or accidents through visual and/or audio cues on your Navigation system. Much like live traffic, it reroutes you or warns you of potential upcoming...
04-19-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 685
Posted By rustybear3

+1 The E450 CAB is designed so beautifully,...

+1

The E450 CAB is designed so beautifully, both inside and out. One of the best soft top convertibles out there on the road IMO. I pray to God, they don't screw it up on future models with that...
04-19-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 525
Posted By rustybear3

If only you could have a W212 exterior with the...

If only you could have a W212 exterior with the W213 interior, man, what a sweet best seller you could have!
Why this obsession with having all the models look the same on the exterior....
Forum: W212 AMG
04-19-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,474
Posted By rustybear3

I say this about the alcantara steering wheels?...

I say this about the alcantara steering wheels? WHY? The constant fussing of cleaning, washing, brushing etc. is not appealing IMO, and the wheel just looks funky compared to a leather or wooden...
04-19-2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,146
Posted By rustybear3

Have you test driven a Bentley? If not, I would...

Have you test driven a Bentley? If not, I would highly consider doing so. I don't have one (money wise, certainly out of my league), but a friend of mine has a 2019 and I have ridden in it. ...
Forum: W213 AMG
04-18-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,364
Posted By rustybear3

Agree with you merc on both counts. People need...

Agree with you merc on both counts. People need to think twice about liability issues before turning over the. keys. The E450 is a great alternative. Plenty of HP and amenities coupled with a...
04-17-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,507
Posted By rustybear3

Short of a Carfax or Autocheck, unless you're...

Short of a Carfax or Autocheck, unless you're buying from a private individual with supplied documentation, which one should do with any used car, how would you know more about a person's profile?...
Forum: W213 AMG
04-17-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,603
Posted By rustybear3

:ditto: This is a good idea. That way you don't...

:ditto: This is a good idea. That way you don't have to settle for less than you have now. Don't know if you have another ride, but if not, this could work. Nothing like outfitting a new E63 to your...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-17-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 734
Posted By rustybear3

Not necessarily so. I had a bent fin on my...

Not necessarily so. I had a bent fin on my Cadillac ATS turbo, and displayed no vibration at all; just lack of power and acceleration.
04-16-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,507
Posted By rustybear3

You've stumbled onto yet another Homer on the S...

You've stumbled onto yet another Homer on the S class forum who thinks nothing comes close to touching their "S" cars...even to the point where some of them even deny that the rest of the model...
04-16-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 648
Posted By rustybear3

In short, yes. 12 additional weeks on top of your...

In short, yes. 12 additional weeks on top of your build time from what I understand.
04-16-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 648
Posted By rustybear3

Designo Manufaktur is totally different in that...

Designo Manufaktur is totally different in that you can customize your paint color and interiors to just about whatever you want. It takes customization to a much grander scale than the few offered...
04-16-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,055
Posted By rustybear3

I would avoid AutoNation dealerships like the...

I would avoid AutoNation dealerships like the plague. IMO they rebrand their cars to fit under their umbrella, thereby setting their own rules regarding how they service their cars, sell them, and...
04-16-2019, 03:12 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,507
Posted By rustybear3

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/498x231/loser_2_bfe746ab8037c63252678deb588bdb36b6553b8a.gif
04-16-2019, 02:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,055
Posted By rustybear3

If I were you, I think I would insist that they...

If I were you, I think I would insist that they give you the balance of your pre paid maintenance back. It sounds as if they misrepresented it as an official Mercedes maintenance plan. I'd...
04-16-2019, 01:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,394
Posted By rustybear3

As I stated earlier, I have the Pirelli Cinturato...

As I stated earlier, I have the Pirelli Cinturato P7 18" RFT tires which have been surprisingly smooth and a comfortable riding rf. However, when the time comes, I'll being switching to conventional...
04-15-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,580
Posted By rustybear3

Congratulations on your new beautiful E!

Congratulations on your new beautiful E!
04-15-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,507
Posted By rustybear3

What I find curious, is your constant insistence...

What I find curious, is your constant insistence that the S-class is the holy grail of cars among the many other luxury models Mercedes has to offer, and that somehow your biased opinions supersede...
04-15-2019, 03:12 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,507
Posted By rustybear3

That's just your opinion and not factual. Not...

That's just your opinion and not factual. Not counting this thread where Mercedes had to buy back a S class car (nary an issue?), there are more than enough threads and posts concerning S Class car...
04-14-2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 977
Posted By rustybear3

What a gorgeous color combination on that CE. I'm...

What a gorgeous color combination on that CE. I'm sure you'll sell it for a fair price; that's a good looking car for that year.
04-14-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,076
Posted By rustybear3

Could be a limit switch problem. The procedure to...

Could be a limit switch problem. The procedure to re-synchronize the power roof's position/limit switches is done by opening and closing the roof manually.
When you open/close the roof manually, all...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-14-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 734
Posted By rustybear3

Could also be a bent turbo fin as well.

Could also be a bent turbo fin as well.
Forum: W213 AMG
04-14-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 916
Posted By rustybear3

Don't live with that! Take it back and have them...

Don't live with that! Take it back and have them replace it again.
04-14-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,217
Posted By rustybear3

I have the exact rf Pirelli's that you have on my...

I have the exact rf Pirelli's that you have on my E450 CAB. A remarkably smooth and comfortable riding tire for a rf. I'm sure the excellent suspension system has a lot to do with it as well.
04-14-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By rustybear3

Here's one for under $5. :rolf: ...

Here's one for under $5. :rolf:

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/679x679/61oeiq4oqml_sx679__70ee864618ea1b150ee06d8359828d5e5b7799a7.jpg
04-14-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,507
Posted By rustybear3

Yet you bought a W213; don't do as I do....W213's...

Yet you bought a W213; don't do as I do....W213's are just as reliable and rock solid as you put it, as W212's. But as you know, all used cars are a gamble.



I dunno. You already have once. ...
04-13-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,034
Posted By rustybear3

All it takes is one incident to sour someone on a...

All it takes is one incident to sour someone on a car, which on the whole, is a wonderful luxury automobile. Quite a few S owners have faced this problem with the windshield as well. One OP waited...
04-13-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,192
Posted By rustybear3

Congratulations! You'll find the Mercedes E...

Congratulations! You'll find the Mercedes E class one of the best luxury executive mid size sedans that money can buy. The luxurious appointments as well as the beautiful interiors and options,...
04-13-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 537
Posted By rustybear3

We just got rid of the front plate here in Ohio...

We just got rid of the front plate here in Ohio starting July 2020. Ha! for the past 20 years I've refuse to defy my front ends with em.
04-13-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,277
Posted By rustybear3

What a load of hogwash that April 12th email was!...

What a load of hogwash that April 12th email was! :bsflag:
04-13-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,277
Posted By rustybear3

Welp. April 12th has come and gone. Anyone get...

Welp. April 12th has come and gone. Anyone get get that big promised update? I know I didn't!
04-13-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,310
Posted By rustybear3

You describe these cars as you see them...not how...

You describe these cars as you see them...not how Mercedes, or even the Germans perceives them or markets them. I find it hilarious that a simple comment from an E owner such as myself about how...
04-13-2019, 01:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,310
Posted By rustybear3

Not my bubble Bub, go argue with the Germans. Go...

Not my bubble Bub, go argue with the Germans. Go argue with Mercedes. Let's see $50,000+.... to have a little extra legroom and leather in the S Class versus the E. Two practically identical, luxury...
04-12-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,310
Posted By rustybear3

Your link is dead. Now you are resorting to...

Your link is dead. Now you are resorting to apples and oranges. Being German, I'm well aware of German Federal classifications. You're now citing German Federal authorities classifications for tax...
04-12-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,310
Posted By rustybear3

You have a real problem separating your classes...

You have a real problem separating your classes from your models. The C is Mercedes line of luxury compact models, The E is Mercedes lineup of midsize luxury executive models, and the S the full size...
04-12-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,739
Posted By rustybear3

I think the SL is an attractive car, but...

I think the SL is an attractive car, but unfortunately it's outdated interior (particularly the control center) is just one of the many changes to come. It’s no secret that sales of the current SL...
04-12-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 607
Posted By rustybear3

Depends on your cleaner; most will say leather...

Depends on your cleaner; most will say leather and vinyl cleaner or say in the directions what you can use it on. Consider MBTex vinyl.
04-12-2019, 05:11 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,310
Posted By rustybear3

Finally...a guy who gets it!! It's a special car,...

Finally...a guy who gets it!! It's a special car, that if I had the room, could afford it, would love to have it. I love when posters try to put it down as just any S class with a little more...
04-12-2019, 05:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,310
Posted By rustybear3

You know, next I'm going to hear the argument...

You know, next I'm going to hear the argument that the AMG S65 is just a S450 or S560 with a little more power at $233,00 and that they're all similar well...because...S class. How many "classes"...
04-12-2019, 04:46 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,310
Posted By rustybear3

So using your "duck" logic, The E class looks...

So using your "duck" logic, The E class looks like an S but is a little bit shorter, it drives and handles the same as an S , have Mercedes engines, same mechanics, pretty much the same interior, a...
04-11-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,310
Posted By rustybear3

I'm not lost in any marketing bs. It's how...

I'm not lost in any marketing bs. It's how Mercedes views it. The car only has the Maybach Emblem and logo marked all over it's car interior and exterior to remind you that this is their flagship...
04-11-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 712
Posted By rustybear3

That is a very clever work around. At a push of...

That is a very clever work around. At a push of a button, you can customize your easy exit/entry.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
04-11-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 676
Posted By rustybear3

My vote is for brush clear; no contest! ...

My vote is for brush clear; no contest!
...
04-11-2019, 03:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,134
Posted By rustybear3

Isn't it surprising (and I've noticed this with...

Isn't it surprising (and I've noticed this with many threads) that apart from all the numerous opinions and such, we never hear from the original OP again? Hopefully we will, cause I'm curious to...
04-11-2019, 03:22 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,310
Posted By rustybear3

That's like saying they're all sedans. If anyone...

That's like saying they're all sedans. If anyone is clueless, it's you if you don't think Mercedes markets its Maybach as its ultimate, supreme luxury vehicle, apart from the other S models. There's...
04-11-2019, 01:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,134
Posted By rustybear3

The only real difference between the Maybachs CAB...

The only real difference between the Maybachs CAB interior and the E CAB is its leather dashboard and doors; which I don't plan on sitting on anytime soon so big deal. Other than that, the interiors...
04-11-2019, 12:16 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,310
Posted By rustybear3

If it were 100% S class, it would be listed under...

If it were 100% S class, it would be listed under the S class Models; it isn't. It may not be a separate brand anymore, but it has it's own category and listed as such. In 2015, Mercedes brought...
04-10-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,310
Posted By rustybear3

You haven't checked MBUSA lately, have you.......

You haven't checked MBUSA lately, have you.... Maybach has it's own category and is marketed separately.
...
04-10-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,134
Posted By rustybear3

It's funny how people wanna compare an SL to E...

It's funny how people wanna compare an SL to E class like they are superior or better. This certainly doesn't hold true for newer models. Their outdated interiors can never match the updated and more...
04-10-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 953
Posted By rustybear3

I meant parking in "finding parking spaces." I...

I meant parking in "finding parking spaces." I too took my drivers test in my Dad's 63 Cadillac, and scored 98 on the parallel parking. It wasn't until years later that I found out they don't even...
04-10-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,134
Posted By rustybear3

If you want a daily driver, want to have fun,...

If you want a daily driver, want to have fun, comfort and handling at the same time and save a boatload of money in the process, consider getting yourself an E450 or E53 Cabriolet! You can get...
04-10-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,310
Posted By rustybear3

You can't beat the comfort, ride, and...

You can't beat the comfort, ride, and luxuriousness of the Maybach! For rear passengers, it's unparalleled by any available Mercedes as far as comfort and amenities. The different color combinations...
04-10-2019, 12:10 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,447
Posted By rustybear3

Leave it to Audi to go in circles :rolf:

Leave it to Audi to go in circles :rolf:
04-10-2019, 12:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,006
Posted By rustybear3

1000 HP and zero to 124 MPH in under 6...

1000 HP and zero to 124 MPH in under 6 seconds...meh....what we really want to know are the MPG as a hybrid....ya know, the really important stats....lol...::rolf:
04-09-2019, 11:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 953
Posted By rustybear3

I had a 1968 Coupe de Ville many years ago....

I had a 1968 Coupe de Ville many years ago. Nothing...and I mean nothing could compare to the silky smooth ride of those big cars. But as for parking? That's another story...
...
04-09-2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,447
Posted By rustybear3

It's funny. It's like history repeating itself...

It's funny. It's like history repeating itself back in 2013. When the CUE system in Cadillac came out with the touch screen, it was hailed as the future, blah, blah, blah. It didn't take long...
Forum: W212 AMG
04-09-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,525
Posted By rustybear3

One is fake...the other not...lol ...

One is fake...the other not...lol


https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/960x720/vrh9b6tyvkkztjy6c3uciflxlxie6xeu5ewogteoxsa_861284dc267b4da914a3ba3c608ddedc3369fa50.jpg
Forum: W212 AMG
04-09-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,525
Posted By rustybear3

AMG SoCal Lounge...

AMG SoCal Lounge (https://www.amgsocallounge.com/) -- a fun group of AMG enthusiasts in Southern California printed this professional-looking business card to place under the windshield of a poser....
04-08-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,304
Posted By rustybear3

That is very typical sound for your car. Watch...

That is very typical sound for your car. Watch this video at the end starting at 7:43 and you'll hear the engine revving and the turbo blow by valve noise, particularly at 7:58....
04-08-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,239
Posted By rustybear3

So, we know trying to outfit your car with a...

So, we know trying to outfit your car with a Burmester system is cost prohibited. You best bet is to find a decent audio car outfit in your area, and have them price and give you suggested...
04-08-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,447
Posted By rustybear3

Only problem is that the voice commands...

Only problem is that the voice commands occasionally are inaccurate in execution. But otherwise, yes, it is my preferred method of changing something when I'm on the move .
04-07-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,277
Posted By rustybear3

There was a fellow member on a similar thread who...

There was a fellow member on a similar thread who had a 2018 model and had the same message on the ME connect website that you had. Unfortunately, when he checked with his dealer he found out that...
04-06-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 511
Posted By rustybear3

Call Mercedes Customer Care and once you prove...

Call Mercedes Customer Care and once you prove ownership, they'll give you a new code over the phone.
04-06-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By rustybear3

Your dealer is giving you :bsflag: 1. OEM...

Your dealer is giving you :bsflag:

1. OEM Mercedes TPMS should run no more than $300 for all 4.

2. You don't have to have Mercedes brand sensors.
Forum: W212 AMG
04-06-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,525
Posted By rustybear3

Fitting...a pretentious Neo chrome plate for a...

Fitting...a pretentious Neo chrome plate for a feigned car poser....:boink:
Forum: W212 AMG
04-06-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,525
Posted By rustybear3

I thought you snapped the picture because of the...

I thought you snapped the picture because of the rainbow license plate...:eek:
04-06-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,447
Posted By rustybear3

The only good to come out of this is no...

The only good to come out of this is no touchscreen. Trust me,you guys are going to hate it. If you could get the MBUX without it, it would be so much better.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
04-06-2019, 06:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,255
Posted By rustybear3

Looks like a pretty neat installation; not a lot...

Looks like a pretty neat installation; not a lot of extraneous wires, which I was concerned about. The DR7590S happens to be a model I looked into. So all in all, you're pleased with it's...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
04-05-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,255
Posted By rustybear3

I know this is my personal rant, but just think: ...

I know this is my personal rant, but just think: Most of us have at least 4 cameras on our MB cars, with no means to utilize them as dsah cams. Would be a simple matter of MB offering the option of...
04-04-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,447
Posted By rustybear3

Wow! Some big time changes in interior and...

Wow! Some big time changes in interior and exterior colors and wood trims. No more Dune Silver, Diamond Silver, Rubelitte Red, or Emerald Green exterior colors. No more Macchiato Beige/Espresso Brown...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
04-04-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,255
Posted By rustybear3

. Thanks, I'd like to see how one...

.

Thanks, I'd like to see how one professionally installed looks like...the rear will be tricky for me, since I have a CAB. Also, what unit you have would be appreciated also.
04-04-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By rustybear3

I had a touchscreen on my Cadillac ATS and didn't...

I had a touchscreen on my Cadillac ATS and didn't bother with the screen protector, in that I kept my nails short. I also tried not to use it to access and used voice commands whenever I could.

I...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
04-04-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,255
Posted By rustybear3

One more reason the Mercedes ME connect becomes...

One more reason the Mercedes ME connect becomes handy! I know I'll have to break down and get some sort of dash cam unit; they just look so unsightly!
04-04-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By rustybear3

Touch screens are always susceptible to...

Touch screens are always susceptible to scratches. I would suggest researching some screen protectors right now made specifically for touch screens. Keep your fingernails short.

p.s. The constant...
04-04-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,508
Posted By rustybear3

Vette is more cockpit oriented and Hellcat...

Vette is more cockpit oriented and Hellcat more....well....dodge. Interesting contrasts.

...
04-03-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 15,310
Posted By rustybear3

Very suspect that MBZ tells you it was caused by...

Very suspect that MBZ tells you it was caused by impact damage and won't cover it. Yet, they are willing to pay your insurance deductible. Why? Why would they do that if they didn't expect...
04-03-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,447
Posted By rustybear3

Historically, the E series MB model is the...

Historically, the E series MB model is the highest in sales among its models in the US.
04-03-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 707
Posted By rustybear3

Did you try stopping your car, getting out and...

Did you try stopping your car, getting out and starting again remotely with your ME connect app. Then once in your chair, open or grab your handle causing your car to stop?
04-03-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,072
Posted By rustybear3

:mercy:

:mercy:
04-03-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By rustybear3

What the heck is hybrid mode (on a non hybrid...

What the heck is hybrid mode (on a non hybrid car) and what makes you think you were in it?
04-03-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 478
Posted By rustybear3

I would never trust my baby to some foreman to...

I would never trust my baby to some foreman to drive it 80 MPH+ What were you thinking?
04-03-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,451
Posted By rustybear3

I agree, would love to see the E63S in a CAB...

I agree, would love to see the E63S in a CAB version (wrote cab in original posting, have CAB on the brain; thanks for correction). Until then, the E53 is well appointed and is a great, fun car at...
04-03-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,422
Posted By rustybear3

I quite agree. It feels you're getting ripped...

I quite agree. It feels you're getting ripped off when updates are free on other map apps. At least make it a little more palatable by offering it at a substantially, reduced price.
04-03-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,489
Posted By rustybear3

Strange they don't offer better interior color...

Strange they don't offer better interior color combos in the S when it comes to light colors. My E has the lighter macchiato beige interior, but they match it with brown carpeting which makes more...
Forum: AMG GT
04-03-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 567
Posted By rustybear3

That is one beautiful E63, Wolfman! Can't beat...

That is one beautiful E63, Wolfman! Can't beat that line and model of cars. Wish more MB's had that red color interior. On that model, the Panamericana grille looks great! Would love to get that E...
04-03-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,451
Posted By rustybear3

Skip the facelift S and go for a Mercedes-E63s...

Skip the facelift S and go for a Mercedes-E63s ED1 cab as a fun car. If you don't want to spend that kind of money, go for the E450 CAB or the AMG E 53 Cabriolet and take your nephews and kids with...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
04-03-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By rustybear3

Not at all. Your system is seriously...

Not at all. Your system is seriously malfunctioning. Should keep you car in it's lane, regardless of faded lines,and brake when traffic ahead slows down or comes to a halt. I'd see a different...
04-03-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,658
Posted By rustybear3

Nothing about dash cams that are illegal (here in...

Nothing about dash cams that are illegal (here in the US). If they can get away with semi self driving vehicles they could certainly offer up a dashcam option. You're quite correct about Corvette...
04-03-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,957
Posted By rustybear3

Right you are Wolfman, and that's why I'm going...

Right you are Wolfman, and that's why I'm going Ceramic this spring.
04-03-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,451
Posted By rustybear3

. Good for you. I don't care for sedans or...

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Good for you. I don't care for sedans or coupes. I like CABS /Convertibles. For my money the S CAB can't compare to the E CABS handling, and the ride and comfort is similar. By the way, if...
04-03-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,451
Posted By rustybear3

So what....Maybach is still considered a luxury...

So what....Maybach is still considered a luxury model above the S series. It has it's own separate model page apart from the S series on MBUSA.

The E class is considered Mercedes "executive class"...
04-03-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,422
Posted By rustybear3

It isn't just Mercedes. Other car makers like...

It isn't just Mercedes. Other car makers like Cadillac charge for their maps too.
04-03-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,451
Posted By rustybear3

It's all lost on you, isn't it...still on your I...

It's all lost on you, isn't it...still on your I have the best car cause it's an "S" kick and everything else sucks.....whatever. :rcain:
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
04-03-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 35,363
Posted By rustybear3

I have an E450 CAB, so I couldn't upgrade to the...

I have an E450 CAB, so I couldn't upgrade to the ultimate Burmeister for $5000. However, for a cheap option I use the Radsone Hi-rez Player with equalizer from the app store. It does surprisingly...
04-03-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,658
Posted By rustybear3

Egonvdv, your example alone proves why this is...

Egonvdv, your example alone proves why this is such a necessity. It saved you money and protected you against the hit and run culprit. Really a shame Mercedes does not allow us the option of...
04-03-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,508
Posted By rustybear3

I'm with you. Get the Vette.

I'm with you. Get the Vette.
04-03-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,451
Posted By rustybear3

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:beatdeadh
04-03-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 475
Posted By rustybear3

There was another thread on this and it was...

There was another thread on this and it was determined that all the newer 2019 models had one push memory, whereas most of the earlier year models did not.
04-03-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,451
Posted By rustybear3

You're pulling my leg, right? First of all the...

You're pulling my leg, right? First of all the colors are not the same; you get over 22 standard colors plus custom 2 tone and special custom paint if you desire. The interiors are the most luxurious...
04-02-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,125
Posted By rustybear3

I wonder if that covers service A or B as well?

I wonder if that covers service A or B as well?
04-02-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 949
Posted By rustybear3

I have many a soft top over the years, and never...

I have many a soft top over the years, and never once (knock on wood) have they ever been messed with. I'm more concern with keying and dings from doors than anything else.
04-02-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 475
Posted By rustybear3

I have the 2019 E450 Cab and can confirm that it...

I have the 2019 E450 Cab and can confirm that it takes but a single press of the button to activate fully the memory seat and steering wheel function. No holding necessary.
04-02-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,451
Posted By rustybear3

You make a great point! The S Cab that I test...

You make a great point! The S Cab that I test drove just didn't handle nearly as well as the E model and felt more lethargic in agileness on the road. Road comfort was similar IMO and both had air...
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