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08-06-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 47,643
Posted By AMG3.2

Picked up a Jaguar F-Type a week ago and sold the...

Picked up a Jaguar F-Type a week ago and sold the Benz today.

Thank you all for such a fun ride with the forum. I'll be back one day.

https://i.imgur.com/ojXBn1h.jpg
08-05-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,402
Posted By AMG3.2

Yup, matte black

Yup, matte black
Forum: Marketplace
08-05-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,359
Posted By AMG3.2

Bump - $28.25k

Bump - $28.25k
08-05-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,402
Posted By AMG3.2

I've got a set which I never installed for sale...

I've got a set which I never installed for sale if anyone wants 'em. $35 shipped.

Mockup below:

https://i.imgur.com/VbN9iL3.jpg
Forum: Marketplace
08-03-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,359
Posted By AMG3.2

Just moved here about 6 weeks ago :) You can!

Just moved here about 6 weeks ago :)

You can!
Forum: Marketplace
08-02-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 566
Posted By AMG3.2

Bump

Bump
08-02-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,468
Posted By AMG3.2

Buy mine. I'm negotiable :)

Buy mine. I'm negotiable :)
07-31-2018, 11:32 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 47,643
Posted By AMG3.2

As you all know, car is for sale. If I can't sell...

As you all know, car is for sale. If I can't sell in the next few weeks as is, I'm going to start parting out some parts. See list below. All parts will require your factory part sent to me first so...
Forum: Marketplace
07-31-2018, 11:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,359
Posted By AMG3.2

Price update bump

Price update bump
Forum: Marketplace
07-29-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,359
Posted By AMG3.2

https://i.imgur.com/BvIrlqg.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/BvIrlqg.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/hqNonrG.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/InEtjIu.jpg
Forum: Marketplace
07-28-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 566
Posted By AMG3.2

bump

bump
Forum: Marketplace
07-28-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,359
Posted By AMG3.2

Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Marketplace
07-28-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,359
Posted By AMG3.2

Bump. Shot this pic this morning. ...

Bump. Shot this pic this morning.

https://i.imgur.com/JjMoIwj.jpg

Also adding a picture of the maintenance records and modification receipts dating all the way back to original owner.
...
Forum: Marketplace
07-25-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,359
Posted By AMG3.2

Thank you! I've really enjoyed the journey. ...

Thank you! I've really enjoyed the journey.

I'm thinking a Jaguar F-Type perhaps. :)
07-25-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 47,643
Posted By AMG3.2

Ha! I'm temporarily living elsewhere. Never will...

Ha! I'm temporarily living elsewhere. Never will I abandon the Bay Area or California in general. Too awesome of a place. Plus, I go back every 6 weeks or so which is nice.
07-24-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 47,643
Posted By AMG3.2

Thanks man. I'm not too sure yet. Super sad...

Thanks man. I'm not too sure yet.

Super sad to see it go, but really want something under warranty as I just don't have time to deal with repairs, etc. myself anymore. It'll also prevent me from...
07-24-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 47,643
Posted By AMG3.2

The day has come. It's up for grabs:...

The day has come. It's up for grabs: https://mbworld.org/forums/market/715669
Forum: Marketplace
07-24-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,359
Posted By AMG3.2

2009 C63 AMG, Widebody, Heabolts and Tappets done

Hi all.

The day has finally come to sell my C63 as I'd like to go a different direction with my love of the automobile.

Take a look at my build thread which has just about everything you need...
Forum: Marketplace
07-22-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 566
Posted By AMG3.2

C63 507 Stripes

Not installing these on my car. Matte black, $40 shipped in USA. $50 shipped to Canada.

https://i.imgur.com/VbN9iL3.jpg
07-20-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 27,644
Posted By AMG3.2

Awesome build man. I don't know how people can...

Awesome build man. I don't know how people can wait years for build though... Have you just not driven the car for 3 years then?
07-20-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 772
Posted By AMG3.2

Love the front bumper.

Love the front bumper.
07-18-2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,903
Posted By AMG3.2

$6k if you're lucky

$6k if you're lucky
Forum: Texas
07-14-2018, 10:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By AMG3.2

I haven't, but thanks for the pointer. Might...

I haven't, but thanks for the pointer. Might check them out in a few weeks when I replace my rear tires.
07-14-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,950
Posted By AMG3.2

I've been thinking driveshaft too, but I actually...

I've been thinking driveshaft too, but I actually got around to take my wheels off last night and run the car up to 70 MPH while on jack stands, and without the wheels, the car is much much smoother...
07-13-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,950
Posted By AMG3.2

I'm hoping so but I don't think it'll be that...

I'm hoping so but I don't think it'll be that easy. Thinking it could be a bend somewhere. I'm going to put them back on the car while on jack stands and let the car idle. I'll test run out that way...
07-13-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,950
Posted By AMG3.2

Same here. Replaced both engine and trans mounts...

Same here. Replaced both engine and trans mounts and nothing changed. I don't know where to look next other than drive shaft or flex disk. I feel the vibration through the gas pedal, floor boards,...
07-11-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 501
Posted By AMG3.2

Yes, 15 in the rear and 10 in the front H&R. Yes,...

Yes, 15 in the rear and 10 in the front H&R. Yes, I'll measure tonight and let you know but 95% positive it's that size.

Edit: Just looked at my receipt... I ordered 64mm Silver Stud Kit 14x1.5....
07-11-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 47,643
Posted By AMG3.2

First you say supercharger, now you say more...

First you say supercharger, now you say more stickers to show the horsepower I have under the hood. Make up your mind dude... :nix:
07-11-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 501
Posted By AMG3.2

Thanks! I believe this is the size I went...

Thanks!

I believe this is the size I went with but can go measure later this evening.
https://motorsporthardware.com/product/64mm-silver-stud-kit-14x1-5-audivwmb/

Ball seat for factory wheels,...
07-11-2018, 01:33 PM
07-11-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 47,643
Posted By AMG3.2

IDK!!! I'm so torn. I feel like right now, the...

IDK!!! I'm so torn. I feel like right now, the car has a bit of class to it. I think with the stickers, it looks a little "childish" if that's the right way to describe it? I agree it looks good, but...
07-11-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 501
Posted By AMG3.2

Welcome. While Weistec did offer a TCU...

Welcome.

While Weistec did offer a TCU tune, I'm not sure if they do anymore. If you're trying to make the MCT box feel like a DCT box, I'd give up now unfortunately. DCT's are awesome. MCT /...
07-10-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 47,643
Posted By AMG3.2

Stripe mock up before applying. I'm somewhat on...

Stripe mock up before applying. I'm somewhat on the fence.

https://i.imgur.com/VbN9iL3.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/37pDnYl.jpg
07-09-2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 726
Posted By AMG3.2

4 second mark

4 second mark
07-09-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,516
Posted By AMG3.2

So awesome

So awesome
07-07-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 341
Posted By AMG3.2

wrong section

wrong section
Forum: Marketplace
07-05-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,133
Posted By AMG3.2

GLWS -- 560 SEC is one of the most classic MB's....

GLWS -- 560 SEC is one of the most classic MB's. Beautiful styling.
07-04-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 47,643
Posted By AMG3.2

A little metal bolt on piece would be pretty...

A little metal bolt on piece would be pretty wise. Maybe I'll work on something...



Probably not too common, but it's happened and when it does, it's costly. A few people have lost a lines etc....
07-04-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 943
Posted By AMG3.2

Ledermanz is the way to go for custom wheels. He...

Ledermanz is the way to go for custom wheels. He did mine, and does awesome work.

Mine:

https://i.imgur.com/rXnIsfy.jpg

Something you might be interested in: ...
07-03-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 47,643
Posted By AMG3.2

Looks like I'm not the only one... ...

Looks like I'm not the only one...

https://mbworld.org/forums/c63-amg-w204/447395-something-strange-happened-tonight.html
07-03-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 695
Posted By AMG3.2

Oh that would drive me up the wall.

Oh that would drive me up the wall.
07-03-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 47,643
Posted By AMG3.2

Very weird... I agree that it's one of the first...

Very weird... I agree that it's one of the first things we should be looking for. A simple belt and pulley change, regardless of symptoms, could have saved me thousands.

When I noticed this...
07-03-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 47,643
Posted By AMG3.2

Fluke accident caused one heck of a situation in...

Fluke accident caused one heck of a situation in the engine bay...

Some how, some way, something must have gotten stuck between the block of the engine and this pulley which caused the pulley to...
07-02-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 600
Posted By AMG3.2

Still cheaper than this alternative:...

Still cheaper than this alternative: https://www.rwcarbon.com/mercedes-w204-c63-amg-arkym-style-front-lip.html

However, I would still buy from RW over OP's vendor given that RW stocks their...
07-01-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,534
Posted By AMG3.2

What is causing this? Happens to my car as well.

What is causing this? Happens to my car as well.
07-01-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 924
Posted By AMG3.2

Here's some good info. Apparently torque spec is...

Here's some good info. Apparently torque spec is 62 inch pounds.

https://www.zeckhausen.com/catalog/index.php?cPath=6445
07-01-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 600
Posted By AMG3.2

Arkym

Arkym
06-29-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 47,643
Posted By AMG3.2

Should we vote on it?

Should we vote on it?
06-29-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 47,643
Posted By AMG3.2

Alright, let's go with black then. ...

Alright, let's go with black then.



Every time I realize how much effort (also money) I've put into the car, I realize that selling it would just be dumb. Realistically, I'd get someone coming...
06-29-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 47,643
Posted By AMG3.2

Thanks. I'll debate it. I've been slightly torn...

Thanks. I'll debate it. I've been slightly torn between the two. I like that the grey will match the wheels and flow nicely, while the black may flow well with the black badges, and carbon stuff.
...
06-29-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 47,643
Posted By AMG3.2

I've been thinking about 507 stripes lately. Yes,...

I've been thinking about 507 stripes lately. Yes, yes, yes, I do not have a 507. But below is a scrappy mock up of what it's gonna look like. I went with grey to keep it a bit more subtle as opposed...
06-29-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 14,410
Posted By AMG3.2

Nice thread you have going here. Keep it up!

Nice thread you have going here. Keep it up!
06-28-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,423
Posted By AMG3.2

I haven't asked yet. Trying to do some due...

I haven't asked yet. Trying to do some due diligence prior to giving them the go-ahead. I'm really close to selling this car now. Just don't have the will to be dealing with things like this.
06-28-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,423
Posted By AMG3.2

Update: Dealership called me and told me they...

Update: Dealership called me and told me they found the harness with wire to wire contact somewhere. Now need a new ECU as it now has an internal fault. $2400 bill. Anyone know how to program ECU's...
06-27-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,423
Posted By AMG3.2

IDK man. I'm new to Austin and I don't seem to...

IDK man. I'm new to Austin and I don't seem to find many benz or even european independent shops. I took it to the best I could find who has all the STAR, XENTRY equipment but they couldn't figure it...
06-27-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,423
Posted By AMG3.2

Ahh, yes. Most likely actually. Either way, that...

Ahh, yes. Most likely actually. Either way, that wasn't the issue. Car is at the dealer now so I'll report back.
06-26-2018, 11:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,423
Posted By AMG3.2

You and me both man. That's why this is one of...

You and me both man. That's why this is one of the few times I'm willing to drive it to the dealer and tell them to call me when it's fixed. I can deal with mechanical issues, but not electrical....
06-26-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,423
Posted By AMG3.2

No cliffs in Texas. Any other ideas? :nix:

No cliffs in Texas. Any other ideas? :nix:
06-26-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,423
Posted By AMG3.2

Read this a few times and this is what I'm...

Read this a few times and this is what I'm getting out of this: The heads might not be grounded due to the new head bolts and therefore check that the heads are properly grounded. Correct?
06-26-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,423
Posted By AMG3.2

To update this thread - seems to be a wiring...

To update this thread - seems to be a wiring issue potentially somewhere on the main engine harness. Had a shop locally check it out with Xentry and said only the dealer would be able to diagnose...
06-25-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 912
Posted By AMG3.2

Yes and no.

Yes and no.
06-25-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,774
Posted By AMG3.2

Yes, 9k front, 14k rears. Do note, that you can...

Yes, 9k front, 14k rears. Do note, that you can only run adjustable rear springs with custom fabb'ed control arms. Check my build journal for more detail.
06-22-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,273
Posted By AMG3.2

About 8k, if you're interested in Endless pads,...

About 8k, if you're interested in Endless pads, let me know and I can talk to my buddy that works at http://speedfreaksusa.com/ and I might be able to get you a discount off of list price.

Yeah,...
06-22-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,774
Posted By AMG3.2

I like them a lot. Yes, they do.

I like them a lot. Yes, they do.
06-22-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 47,643
Posted By AMG3.2

Thanks. They're not custom, per se. They're HMS...

Thanks. They're not custom, per se. They're HMS fenders. https://mbworld.org/forums/c63-amg-w204/605170-hms-tuning-wide-fender-kit-group-buy.html
06-22-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,273
Posted By AMG3.2

I can't speak for track durability, but I still...

I can't speak for track durability, but I still have these on my car paired with Endless MX72 (fairly hard pad) and they're holding up well.
06-20-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,294
Posted By AMG3.2

It's great, but it all depends on what you value...

It's great, but it all depends on what you value in terms of life style. Bay Area and NYC are second to none in terms of employment and economies. Also has some of the best nature / outdoorsy life...
06-20-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 565
Posted By AMG3.2

https://mbworld.org/forums/c63-amg-w204/607759-amg...

https://mbworld.org/forums/c63-amg-w204/607759-amg3-2-s-diy-headbolt-adventure.html

In addition:

Engine mounts, trans mount, pulleys, serpentine belt
06-19-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,294
Posted By AMG3.2

Oh man that's sad to hear. Kahler's is such...

Oh man that's sad to hear.

Kahler's is such a joke in terms of pricing Stealership V2. I took my C32 there a few years ago. Never worked with Edge, but have also heard they're also very expensive...
06-19-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,423
Posted By AMG3.2

I'm throwing the exact same set of codes. Anyone...

I'm throwing the exact same set of codes. Anyone have any thoughts?
06-19-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 912
Posted By AMG3.2

Wraps are great on good paint though. Rock chips...

Wraps are great on good paint though. Rock chips under a wrap look pretty bad.
06-19-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,170
Posted By AMG3.2

Remove mufflers, install j-pipes to dramatically...

Remove mufflers, install j-pipes to dramatically reduce drone.
06-19-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 912
Posted By AMG3.2

Do you know the cost of a full and properly done...

Do you know the cost of a full and properly done respray? Door jambs, etc.?
06-17-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,294
Posted By AMG3.2

Thanks. Negative -- I installed them myself, but...

Thanks. Negative -- I installed them myself, but I know that those guys over there do good work,
06-16-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,294
Posted By AMG3.2

Auto RnD in Fremont.

Auto RnD in Fremont.
06-14-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,043
Posted By AMG3.2

Ahh. Gotcha.

Ahh. Gotcha.
06-14-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,786
Posted By AMG3.2

I used to feel vibration in my floor when driving...

I used to feel vibration in my floor when driving at 70MPH+ (~110Kph). I replaced my engine mounts as well as trans mount two days ago and the issue seems to be gone... Just know that swapping engine...
06-14-2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,043
Posted By AMG3.2

It's a tedious job, but not hard. Pay a lot of...

It's a tedious job, but not hard. Pay a lot of attention to seating the gasket properly at bolt #11. You have to slide the valve cover underneath the wiring looms and that can be tricky whilst...
06-12-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 683
Posted By AMG3.2

For plug and play, that price is a steal. Wiring...

For plug and play, that price is a steal. Wiring and installing mine took 4 days.
06-11-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,755
Posted By AMG3.2

Thanks! Did some work on the car over the...

Thanks! Did some work on the car over the weekend, and the heat has literally left me speechless. Got myself a huge fan to make it more bearable but my god...

I might, but not sure yet! Where is...
06-11-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,049
Posted By AMG3.2

Motor mounts, trans mount, engine belt, guide...

Motor mounts, trans mount, engine belt, guide pulleys
06-10-2018, 11:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 12,475
Posted By AMG3.2

Awesome -- thank you!

Awesome -- thank you!
06-10-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 12,475
Posted By AMG3.2

Anyone have the torque specs for these? My WIS...

Anyone have the torque specs for these? My WIS says both 20NM and 30NM which extremely vague descriptions.
06-07-2018, 11:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 729
Posted By AMG3.2

Why would you need spring compressors? Raise the...

Why would you need spring compressors? Raise the car, put it on jack stands, put a jack underneath the control arm (with a hockey puck), remove inboard control arm bolt, lower jack, adjust,...
06-07-2018, 11:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 860
Posted By AMG3.2

The real question is... Why would you ever...

The real question is... Why would you ever discontinue these beauties?
06-05-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,129
Posted By AMG3.2

Oh yeah, I know what you mean.

Oh yeah, I know what you mean.
06-05-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,129
Posted By AMG3.2

I'm sorry, what? :rcain:

I'm sorry, what? :rcain:
06-05-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,755
Posted By AMG3.2

That's exactly what this is. Increasingly...

That's exactly what this is. Increasingly abundant tech scene, cool Bay Area-ish culture, and housing cost that's about 20% of the Bay Area's. I'm thinking that's why a lot of Bay Area folks find...
06-05-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,755
Posted By AMG3.2

Shipped it to TX. ...

Shipped it to TX.

https://i.imgur.com/ytn0NOx.jpg
06-04-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,034
Posted By AMG3.2

I just don't have the bandwidth to swap it out...

I just don't have the bandwidth to swap it out tonight unfortunately. Plus, I'm thinking that all of these small plastics in the area must be so brittle that if I tap anything incorrectly, I'll break...
06-04-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,034
Posted By AMG3.2

$150 for them to push the car onto the liftgate...

$150 for them to push the car onto the liftgate since the lovely business does not have a winch...

I'm going to keep the battery attached so we can remove the key when shifting between P and N,...
06-04-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,034
Posted By AMG3.2

Pressure cap from the header tank? Assuming you...

Pressure cap from the header tank? Assuming you mean reservoir tank.





You guys are right -- the best option might be to winch it at this point. Just not worth the potential damage. These...
06-04-2018, 12:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,034
Posted By AMG3.2

Thank you! And how would you cap this piece?...

Thank you!

And how would you cap this piece?

Edit: I'm going to slip some hose over it (hose clamp it) and cap that end with a teflon coated screw.
https://i.imgur.com/NwrLRak.png
06-03-2018, 11:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,034
Posted By AMG3.2

Crappy predicament - thoughts?

Hi all,

Cliffs notes: Shipping car to Austin, TX on Tuesday morning, broke the vent tube attachment to my thermostat, and coolant leaked everywhere making the car non-drive-able for more than 30...
06-02-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 904
Posted By AMG3.2

You can also just buy rotor rings from Coleman...

You can also just buy rotor rings from Coleman racing if you have the P30 setup.

http://i.imgur.com/oALMQBS.jpg
06-01-2018, 01:09 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,755
Posted By AMG3.2

Yeah, I saw that but I also see what looks to be...

Yeah, I saw that but I also see what looks to be the pano roof slide up in the last pic and C63's did not come with such option.
06-01-2018, 12:19 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,755
Posted By AMG3.2

What makes you think this? Pano roof?

What makes you think this? Pano roof?
05-31-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,755
Posted By AMG3.2

They're bottle resonators/mufflers after the...

They're bottle resonators/mufflers after the high-flow cats.

Off topic -- do you like that Quick Jack?
05-31-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 557
Posted By AMG3.2

FYI - No AMG owner is going to give up their quad...

FYI - No AMG owner is going to give up their quad tips for that so you might have better luck with folks in the non-AMG W204 section. They might have some insight.
05-31-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By AMG3.2

Actually, you're pretty lucky... Going from...

Actually, you're pretty lucky... Going from Halogen to Xenon whether PFL or PFL to FL is pretty easy. Purchase any regular depo FL halogen headlights, open them up, retrofit them with a Morimoto...
Forum: Texas
05-31-2018, 12:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By AMG3.2

Austin, TX | Tire Mounting & Alignment Shops?

Where do you guys go for alignments and tire mounting?

Alignments
1) Do they allow custom specs?
2) How much do they charge?

Tire Mounting
1) Do they have a touch-less machine like a...
05-31-2018, 12:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,726
Posted By AMG3.2

But, why?

But, why?
05-31-2018, 12:29 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 47,643
Posted By AMG3.2

Thanks. Just the wide-body extensions in...

Thanks. Just the wide-body extensions in particular.



Thanks. Most folks seem to dig 'em.
05-30-2018, 12:36 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 47,643
Posted By AMG3.2

A few small updates just for the sake of updating...

A few small updates just for the sake of updating the thread.

Installed Fatcat Motorsports Hard bump stops. This allows me to run a softer damper and spring rate for the first inch or so of travel...
05-28-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 904
Posted By AMG3.2

Just FYI to avoid confusion -- P30 are true two...

Just FYI to avoid confusion -- P30 are true two piece, P31 are one piece floating.

P30:
https://www.kunzmann.de/image/bremsscheiben-vorne-sl-63-amg-mit-p30-2993-xl.jpg

P31:...
05-28-2018, 01:57 AM
05-27-2018, 11:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,510
Posted By AMG3.2

I wonder if a stronger spring needs to be placed...

I wonder if a stronger spring needs to be placed into the hole pushing the pin. Doesn't it seem as though the pin is somehow lifting up a bit and therefore wearing the top of the metal plate?
...
05-27-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,197
Posted By AMG3.2

delete

delete
05-24-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 992
Posted By AMG3.2

Pricing would be awesome!

Pricing would be awesome!
Forum: Marketplace
05-24-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 964
Posted By AMG3.2

bump

bump
05-24-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 702
Posted By AMG3.2

Nothing can be deleted on the interwebzz.

Nothing can be deleted on the interwebzz.
05-23-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 628
Posted By AMG3.2

Or if you want a pro to do it, call up a local...

Or if you want a pro to do it, call up a local Fibernew.
05-23-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,835
Posted By AMG3.2

You know Alcantara is actually a really cheap...

You know Alcantara is actually a really cheap material? Fun fact that I didn't know either.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aebUNgMhQV4
05-23-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,397
Posted By AMG3.2

Happens to me too. Reduce toe a bit, and keep...

Happens to me too. Reduce toe a bit, and keep camber around -1.6 max.
05-23-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By AMG3.2

Look into cooling for sure.

Look into cooling for sure.
05-23-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,950
Posted By AMG3.2

Could be

Could be
05-23-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,950
Posted By AMG3.2

Should be at least an index finger.

Should be at least an index finger.
05-22-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 753
Posted By AMG3.2

I don't understand why Renntech would price like...

I don't understand why Renntech would price like this. Why not price at $600 and become a huge player in the carbon body parts space?
05-22-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,950
Posted By AMG3.2

That's what I'm thinking. I can barely fit 1...

That's what I'm thinking. I can barely fit 1 index finger in between my engine and the sway bar...
05-17-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,950
Posted By AMG3.2

I've been feeling this a bit too. It's almost...

I've been feeling this a bit too. It's almost like a feel vibration in the floorboards as opposed to the steering wheel.

My engine mounts are in need of some attention though... I think they're...
05-13-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 953
Posted By AMG3.2

This would be awesome. I used to do this stuff...

This would be awesome. I used to do this stuff with my E46 M3 since that community is extremely active in terms of coding, etc. I've searched, but can't find anything relating to coding within SDS...
Forum: Texas
05-10-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,626
Posted By AMG3.2

Awesome. Looking forward to the events.

Awesome. Looking forward to the events.
Forum: Texas
05-09-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,626
Posted By AMG3.2

How often do these C&C events happen in Austin?...

How often do these C&C events happen in Austin? I'm relocating to the area and will be a regular.
05-05-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 968
Posted By AMG3.2

Ewwwww

Ewwwww
05-03-2018, 10:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 818
Posted By AMG3.2

I have no clue how to remove the rubber trim... I...

I have no clue how to remove the rubber trim... I could never figure it out.
05-03-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,208
Posted By AMG3.2

Typical C63 forum... Sigh. Anyone wanna talk...

Typical C63 forum... Sigh.

Anyone wanna talk about cars as opposed to calling each other names?
Forum: Marketplace
05-01-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By AMG3.2

I'm not sure if these fit W211. Check to see if...

I'm not sure if these fit W211. Check to see if the hub bore size is the shame. (Should be, so if so, then yes they would fit)
04-29-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,557
Posted By AMG3.2

Yes, wiring DRL's, ballasts, not to mention...

Yes, wiring DRL's, ballasts, not to mention retrofitting projectors to accept our factory xenon bulbs.
04-29-2018, 12:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,557
Posted By AMG3.2

I highly doubt these will fit without a big...

I highly doubt these will fit without a big retrofit job... You can take a look at what I did in my journal to give you an idea.
Forum: Marketplace
04-27-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By AMG3.2

15MM & 5MM Hubcentric Spacers

Up for sale are my 15MM hubcentric spacers.

$35 shipped.

5MM spacers
$25 shipped
04-26-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 40,993
Posted By AMG3.2

Can you post more pics of your interior? I'd like...

Can you post more pics of your interior? I'd like to see how it looks in the grand scheme of things. Thank you!
04-26-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 40,993
Posted By AMG3.2

Yeah, idk about it either... I've never liked the...

Yeah, idk about it either... I've never liked the design of a stick on iPad, but the perks and benefits of this would be awesome.
04-25-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 379
Posted By AMG3.2

under

under
Forum: Marketplace
04-21-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 964
Posted By AMG3.2

bump - will trade for something cool

bump - will trade for something cool
04-13-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By AMG3.2

Can I ask why you are removing your trans?

Can I ask why you are removing your trans?
04-13-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 607
Posted By AMG3.2

I like RW because they physically have their...

I like RW because they physically have their products and ship from SoCal where as other vendors often have the "business" here, but are drop shipping directly from overseas. RW also does check the...
04-13-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,647
Posted By AMG3.2

100% agree. Enough with the personal attacks...

100% agree. Enough with the personal attacks around here.
04-12-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By AMG3.2

Nah -- it's not that bad at all. You will need a...

Nah -- it's not that bad at all. You will need a PC with 40+ GB of free storage though, but I'd definitely set it up. I have access but will not be near that PC at home for another month or so.
04-12-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,647
Posted By AMG3.2

So net, we can approximate that a C63 is roughly...

So net, we can approximate that a C63 is roughly 8-15x better than a C350.
04-11-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,647
Posted By AMG3.2

In OP's specific case, I agree with you that he...

In OP's specific case, I agree with you that he should not be purchasing the C63. However, I could not disagree more with your statement that the jump from C350 to C63 is not worth the additional...
04-11-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,647
Posted By AMG3.2

Haven't you had enough popcorn already?

Haven't you had enough popcorn already?
04-10-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 653
Posted By AMG3.2

Real perdy

Real perdy
04-10-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,647
Posted By AMG3.2

Other than Brembo 6/4 pot brakes, a 6.2L V8...

Other than Brembo 6/4 pot brakes, a 6.2L V8 engine, transmission tuning (that is not single clutch), limited slip differential, best in class AMG seats, wider body panels and bumpers, quicker...
04-10-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,647
Posted By AMG3.2

A C63 is roughly 8x the car of a C350. No offense...

A C63 is roughly 8x the car of a C350. No offense at all, but to say it's not THAT much better, is like saying a Bentley Mulsanne is not THAT much better than an S550...
04-09-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,647
Posted By AMG3.2

Age doesn't really matter. Your financial...

Age doesn't really matter. Your financial situation does. There are 25 year olds making 100k, and 40 year olds not. Take some time to analyze your financial situation, your goals, and where you want...
04-02-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 127,224
Posted By AMG3.2

I've got a leather wrapped airbag I'll let go for...

I've got a leather wrapped airbag I'll let go for $299 plus shipping.
03-26-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 764
Posted By AMG3.2

Post a picture of your wheel and I'll let you...

Post a picture of your wheel and I'll let you know.

Bump -- $299+ Shipping
Forum: W218
03-24-2018, 12:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 820
Posted By AMG3.2

Love it.

Love it.
Forum: Marketplace
03-23-2018, 11:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 964
Posted By AMG3.2

https://i.imgur.com/z7yTX9K.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/z7yTX9K.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/Ze3AYEb.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/c1bzWV4.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/WTp91IT.jpg
03-22-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By AMG3.2

Super simple job, just somewhat of a pain to seat...

Super simple job, just somewhat of a pain to seat the gasket properly while sliding the valve cover under the wire loom particularly on the drivers side towards the firewall.
Forum: Marketplace
03-21-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 964
Posted By AMG3.2

Custom wheel from Ledermanz on ebay. My build...

Custom wheel from Ledermanz on ebay. My build journal has more detail.
03-20-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 12
LSD
Views: 733
Posted By AMG3.2

Two very solid options

Two very solid options
03-20-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,405
Posted By AMG3.2

Nice. Keep the thread going as you progress.

Nice. Keep the thread going as you progress.
03-20-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 250
Posted By AMG3.2

This is the C63 section.

This is the C63 section.
03-19-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 948
Posted By AMG3.2

Or find a car that's already had the head bolts...

Or find a car that's already had the head bolts done. Realistically, this isn't a car for a person that can't DIY things. It's just far to expensive for basic things to be done.
Forum: Marketplace
03-19-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 964
Posted By AMG3.2

W204 FL Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Airbag

Hi all,

Selling my leather wrapped airbag that I've been running on my FL W204 Steering Wheel. From my understanding, this is the factory airbag on an SL series car. (Same as W204, just wrapped...
03-19-2018, 01:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,251
Posted By AMG3.2

PS4S in the front, cheaper Hankook V12 EVO2 in...

PS4S in the front, cheaper Hankook V12 EVO2 in the rear cuz burnouts.
03-17-2018, 11:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 948
Posted By AMG3.2

55k, no issues.

55k, no issues.
03-15-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,174
Posted By AMG3.2

I would go with RW Carbon. They're based out of...

I would go with RW Carbon. They're based out of and stock the parts in CA ready to go, so no waiting. I believe that if there's a fitment issue, they'll take it back as well. I have their carbon...
03-14-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 127,224
Posted By AMG3.2

No worries dude. Nothing to be sorry about. ...

No worries dude. Nothing to be sorry about.

On another note, got the constant honking fixed. For those in the future, if the two yellow wires touch each other, the horn will honk constantly....
03-14-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 719
Posted By AMG3.2

No -- those are All-Seasons. Pretty different to...

No -- those are All-Seasons. Pretty different to a PSS/PS4S.
03-14-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,010
Posted By AMG3.2

Honestly...

Honestly...
03-14-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,010
Posted By AMG3.2

So you know who it is?

So you know who it is?
03-14-2018, 12:50 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 127,224
Posted By AMG3.2

This is the SL leather covered airbag. It's the...

This is the SL leather covered airbag. It's the same airbag as the FL W204 airbag except it's wrapped in leather.

https://www.netcarshow.com/Mercedes-Benz-SL550-2013-1600-46.jpg ...
03-14-2018, 12:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,049
Posted By AMG3.2

I would recommend you spend about twice that and...

I would recommend you spend about twice that and get a quality set of wheels used. $1000 isn't gonna get you the best of quality and I wouldn't be skipping on brakes, tires, and wheels.
03-13-2018, 11:53 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 127,224
Posted By AMG3.2

Custom wheel from Ledermanz (ebay seller) with SL...

Custom wheel from Ledermanz (ebay seller) with SL airbag on my 2009 C63. I've made sure that the backing plate is NOT being pressed down. The three bolts are practically loose at this point.
...
03-13-2018, 11:17 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 127,224
Posted By AMG3.2

So I've followed this to the T and for some...

So I've followed this to the T and for some reason, the second I turn the key on, the horn starts blarring. Could it be the backing plate?
03-13-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,903
Posted By AMG3.2

I paid $2500 for installation. See pics on my...

I paid $2500 for installation. See pics on my build thread.
03-13-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 719
Posted By AMG3.2

Nah - I've used on on PS4's before.

Nah - I've used on on PS4's before.
03-13-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By AMG3.2

Plenty of wheels at that price point.

Plenty of wheels at that price point.
03-13-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By AMG3.2

Ah yes, that must be right. This is a FL leather...

Ah yes, that must be right. This is a FL leather wheel though from an SL. I've not been able to find any recalls pertaining to this airbag though, but I'll have to double check.
03-13-2018, 12:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 719
Posted By AMG3.2

$100 off $400 Tire Purchase on Ebay

Hell of a deal.

https://www.ebay.com/rpp/6506?_trkparms=%26clkid%3D2438381009177515027
03-13-2018, 12:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By AMG3.2

ahah that's sick!

ahah that's sick!
03-13-2018, 12:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By AMG3.2

Yeah, it does connect there. (Checked a few...

Yeah, it does connect there. (Checked a few reference pics) and yes a ground, but I'm wondering to what. Doesn't look very substantial.
03-12-2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By AMG3.2

Steering wheel airbag - what is this wire?

It somehow came undone, and am wondering now what it is....?

https://i.imgur.com/anezNHU.jpg
03-12-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,903
Posted By AMG3.2

Yes, you can run 305's as I'm currently running...

Yes, you can run 305's as I'm currently running them on a 19x11. I'm moving down to 295, however.
03-12-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,010
Posted By AMG3.2

If I were you, I'd wrap it, but not camo. Tons of...

If I were you, I'd wrap it, but not camo. Tons of cool colors out there.
03-12-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,010
Posted By AMG3.2

Repaint.

Repaint.
03-11-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 764
Posted By AMG3.2

Bump -- will take $450

Bump -- will take $450
03-02-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,808
Posted By AMG3.2

100% Bar none the most annoying car youtuber.

100% Bar none the most annoying car youtuber.
02-27-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,872
Posted By AMG3.2

Love the color. Welcome.

Love the color. Welcome.
02-23-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By AMG3.2

Oh, I almost forgot the wheel studs. Headover to...

Oh, I almost forgot the wheel studs. Headover to Motorsport Hardware for those. Why mess with bolts when you can install a stud kit once and never have to worry about it again?
02-23-2018, 01:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,693
Posted By AMG3.2

Woah -- this is awesome. Thanks a ton.

Woah -- this is awesome. Thanks a ton.
02-22-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,267
Posted By AMG3.2

Do you have any emails or docs that can prove...

Do you have any emails or docs that can prove this communication, or lack there of, to be true?
02-22-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 697
Posted By AMG3.2

I lived in MA for a year, and I can definitely...

I lived in MA for a year, and I can definitely understand why you'd be a bit nervous driving on the highways; especially during winter. Personally, I wouldn't drive a nice car there lol. I've never...
02-22-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By AMG3.2

Get H&R spacers from any online vendor that stock...

Get H&R spacers from any online vendor that stock them.
02-22-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 302
Posted By AMG3.2

Yes, I believe they are bolt on.

Yes, I believe they are bolt on.
02-21-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 750
Posted By AMG3.2

Nope. It's M3 land here.

Nope. It's M3 land here.
02-21-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 750
Posted By AMG3.2

Yeah, where was I? Although, I don't have a BS...

Yeah, where was I? Although, I don't have a BS :nix:
02-21-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 601
Posted By AMG3.2

Nice! I'd give those seats some love with...

Nice! I'd give those seats some love with Leatherique Rejuvinator Oil. That stuff does wonders...
02-20-2018, 01:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 764
Posted By AMG3.2

I thought so too.

I thought so too.
02-19-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 764
Posted By AMG3.2

Just the airbag and cover. Also, are you sure...

Just the airbag and cover. Also, are you sure you're waiting on a new driver's side airbag? If I remember correctly, FL cars do not have recalls on the drivers side airbag unit itself.
The paddles...
02-19-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 764
Posted By AMG3.2

FS: FL Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Airbag

Hi all,

Selling my leather wrapped airbag that I've been running on my FL W204 Steering Wheel.
Non-leather wrapped bags go for roughly $400 on ebay, so I'm asking $550 + shipping OBO for mine...
02-19-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 384
Posted By AMG3.2

OT: What's the car culture like in Austin, TX?

Hi all,

Debating a move to Austin, TX.
The Bay Area's car culture is second to none, and I'm wondering what the culture looks like in Austin? Are there good Merc/AMG specialists there? Is there a...
02-17-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,914
Posted By AMG3.2

Drool.

Drool.
02-17-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,524
Posted By AMG3.2

Are you noticing any differences in terms of...

Are you noticing any differences in terms of drivability?
02-17-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 697
Posted By AMG3.2

+1. Drive it. Sitting in the garage ain't fun for...

+1. Drive it. Sitting in the garage ain't fun for no one. Maybe get a daily if you are so inclined to do so for financial reasons, but been there done that, and I've found it just doesn't pay off....
02-16-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,845
Posted By AMG3.2

Thanks! They're actually an Eagle Eyes set...

Thanks! They're actually an Eagle Eyes set retrofitted with Morimoto EvoX-R 2.0 projectors.
02-16-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,914
Posted By AMG3.2

Maserati Granturismo MC Stradale

Maserati Granturismo MC Stradale
02-15-2018, 05:03 PM
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