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10-10-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,352
Posted By Jake215

Um.... That was the point I was going for. Sorry...

Um.... That was the point I was going for. Sorry if that didn't get communicated properly.
10-10-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,352
Posted By Jake215

Took this Today. Car has 62,XXX miles, and no...

Took this Today. Car has 62,XXX miles, and no mechanical issues at all. Camshaft adjusters were replaced at 58,000 miles. The noise coming from my car sounds quite similar to the noise your video...
07-20-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,852
Posted By Jake215

Quite a simple answer for this question really....

Quite a simple answer for this question really. Tires, and brakes will make the difference between you stopping safely, or going into a barrier or pedestrian. I run Hankook Ventus V12's, because...
04-20-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,064
Posted By Jake215

Carfax does show it failed emissions inspection,...

Carfax does show it failed emissions inspection, so that could indicate there were exhaust mods at one point in time on the white one. Black one's Carfax however should a report of damage to the...
04-20-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,064
Posted By Jake215

Take the white one hands down. P31, and interior...

Take the white one hands down. P31, and interior alone make it a better buy than the black one. Also the white one has no front license plate holder which is a plus looks wise even if it is illegal...
04-19-2018, 04:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,374
Posted By Jake215

Even in warmer conditions (California) going from...

Even in warmer conditions (California) going from 4->3 under braking or coasting in M mode is going to bang if the car has been on for less than 15 minutes, isn't above 220F (oil temp), or is above...
10-11-2017, 01:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 794
Posted By Jake215

Any plans to black out the center chrome pieces?...

Any plans to black out the center chrome pieces? Would go great since the wheels are black, and also the 507 already comes with the blacked out LED cover. Although i'm not a fan of the Rudolph star...
08-17-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,338
Posted By Jake215

Oil change, brake fluid flush, trans fluid...

Oil change, brake fluid flush, trans fluid service, diff fluid flush, air filters, and all the inspection stuff plus labor should be around 900 dollars if I can recall when I had it done. AKA 40K...
08-03-2017, 12:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 822
Posted By Jake215

Star Motor Werks in Costa Mesa. Hands down the go...

Star Motor Werks in Costa Mesa. Hands down the go to place for all things AMG service in SoCal. Also kid in college putting all his money into a car sounds like a really bad idea. I'd listen because...
07-20-2017, 04:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,616
Posted By Jake215

Do about 80 miles everyday driving back and forth...

Do about 80 miles everyday driving back and forth from Venice to OC. Gas is cheap in CA relative to when it was almost 4.50$ a gallon a while back, so going to the pump every three days doesn't feel...
07-02-2017, 06:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,273
Posted By Jake215

Lol I completely forgot about the lighting...

Lol I completely forgot about the lighting package. Yeah this one was a make or break for me. Still can't believe bi-xenons don't come standard on these. Also the illuminated door sills if you can...
07-02-2017, 06:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,273
Posted By Jake215

Buy a 12+ to avoid issues the PFL car suffered...

Buy a 12+ to avoid issues the PFL car suffered from. P31, and LSD are probably the two options you wanna make sure you have. Otherwise just have money for tires. These cars are reliable as far as...
06-21-2017, 05:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,733
Posted By Jake215

Destiny 2 is gonna be fantastic. I've mostly...

Destiny 2 is gonna be fantastic.

I've mostly been doing GoW4 and league of legends. Haven't had time to pick up anything new recently.
06-20-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 950
Posted By Jake215

Damn. Woulda been nice to pick those up. I do...

Damn. Woulda been nice to pick those up. I do enjoy that CF look.
06-19-2017, 08:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 950
Posted By Jake215

If someone can confirm that the CF seats can...

If someone can confirm that the CF seats can directly fit to the FL coupe i'd be very interested in picking them up.
06-15-2017, 01:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,740
Posted By Jake215

Needs more yellow ...

Needs more yellow
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06-03-2017, 06:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,493
Posted By Jake215

If it's a financial situation, then in no way is...

If it's a financial situation, then in no way is it silly OP. Even so In the three categories you listed the AMG will still outperform the BMW. Although I will say the F30 interior if the car you're...
06-03-2017, 01:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,493
Posted By Jake215

Alrighty just wanted to address a few things...

Alrighty just wanted to address a few things first. If you just sold an M4 i'd recommend a 2012+ C63 as to avoid the head bolt headache. Also again if you just sold your M4 why would you want...
06-02-2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,810
Posted By Jake215

1. Doing burnouts, and people not understanding...

1. Doing burnouts, and people not understanding why a small C-class sounds like Satan's war cry.
2. Waiting to pick up the car from service having just rolled outta bed, and hearing other people...
05-30-2017, 04:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,620
Posted By Jake215

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

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/500x528/80-lol_5bffd2e0dcae7a05298816635ce906092af0d3d5.jpg

Welp. Time to go for a drive. :)
05-30-2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,929
Posted By Jake215

From the picture it actually doesn't look so bad....

From the picture it actually doesn't look so bad. Honestly try polishing it and if that doesn't work just leave it be. Matching diamond white is a giant pain in the ass.
05-18-2017, 11:00 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,328
Posted By Jake215

When I was basically starting high school the M3,...

When I was basically starting high school the M3, C63, RS4 were cars I wanted to own. Now I do :)



I don't wanna become enemies with the police just quiet yet.
04-29-2017, 05:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 792
Posted By Jake215

Student + cheap AMG with a lot of miles on it....

Student + cheap AMG with a lot of miles on it. This sounds like a really bad idea here, and a great way to get into debt.
04-29-2017, 05:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 291
Posted By Jake215

There's a Facebook page called the AMG SoCal...

There's a Facebook page called the AMG SoCal Lounge. Check it out if you're interested we show up to plenty of events every weekend.
04-28-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,806
Posted By Jake215

But....... it's lunar blue how could you ever...

But....... it's lunar blue how could you ever sell it??

On a more serious note there's something to be said about this car regarding everything you get for the price it is, and cost to maintain...
04-22-2017, 04:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 589
Posted By Jake215

Welcome to the club. I'm sure you're gonna love...

Welcome to the club. I'm sure you're gonna love that sexy beast as much as we all do. A tune, and swapping those side markers out are a great first thing to do and will definitely improve your smiles...
04-22-2017, 03:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,093
Posted By Jake215

Jim got those door pins in the mail today. All...

Jim got those door pins in the mail today. All you gotta do is grab some pliers, and they come off going counterclockwise (the original pins didn't survive that well). That being said new ones look...
04-17-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 704
Posted By Jake215

Only guy I take my car to. Chris offers great...

Only guy I take my car to. Chris offers great prices, and he does a good majority of the AMG cars in OC.
04-17-2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,934
Posted By Jake215

The threads in which the pins screw onto...

The threads in which the pins screw onto shouldn't shift. They should be completely visible when the door is unlocked. I went ahead and just bought a pair off of eBay, so I'll be trying this in 2...
04-17-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,934
Posted By Jake215

I believe here JBSPEED offers aftermarket door...

I believe here JBSPEED offers aftermarket door pins. Otherwise eBay or a dealer will sell them. To my knowledge I belive the coupe, or front doors for the sedan screw right off. You'll probably ruin...
04-17-2017, 01:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,934
Posted By Jake215

If you want you could always start with the...

If you want you could always start with the visual stuff. Side markers, carbon fiber goodies, Fender flares :). It's a slippery slope as we all know though.
04-14-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,946
Posted By Jake215

Can I get like a weeks advance for this so I can...

Can I get like a weeks advance for this so I can get cheap plane tickets. Thanks!
04-14-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,934
Posted By Jake215

Welcome. You got one of the best color combos...

Welcome. You got one of the best color combos too. Being a FL model aside from tires you'll be straight.
04-05-2017, 11:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,610
Posted By Jake215

Every 40K miles for LSD. Had mine done maybe a...

Every 40K miles for LSD. Had mine done maybe a month or so ago.
03-16-2017, 11:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,844
Posted By Jake215

If this is the car I think it is he has a Mustang...

If this is the car I think it is he has a Mustang now.
02-27-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,068
Posted By Jake215

Well it seems state Farm has screwed me. I will...

Well it seems state Farm has screwed me. I will say though they've always taken care of me and paid out well.
02-27-2017, 03:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,068
Posted By Jake215

Do you have full coverage as well?

Do you have full coverage as well?
02-27-2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,068
Posted By Jake215

2400$ a year for being under 25. I agree that...

2400$ a year for being under 25. I agree that this is your next car.
02-25-2017, 03:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,346
Posted By Jake215

Damn.... And here I was thinking I was gonna get...

Damn.... And here I was thinking I was gonna get rid of this piece of junk and buy 49k$ worth of Doritos.

One can only dream....
02-25-2017, 03:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,346
Posted By Jake215

I'll sell my 12 with just about 40k miles for...

I'll sell my 12 with just about 40k miles for 49K. I don't wanna sell it, but if you want it for that price you can have it. Rock solid, and getting serviced this upcoming week. Car is warrantied...
02-21-2017, 01:13 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,377
Posted By Jake215

50K a year for insurance. Fck that lol. Buy a...

50K a year for insurance. Fck that lol. Buy a Ferrari so at least when it burns to the ground it won't be your fault. In terms of a special edition F80 M3. I only know of the 30th anniversary one,...
02-15-2017, 12:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 682
Posted By Jake215

Personally just buy a 2012+. If you decide to go...

Personally just buy a 2012+. If you decide to go the prefacelift model spend the money and have the head bolts done, or use the vin decoder to see if you're in the affected range. It'll save you the...
02-15-2017, 12:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 564
Posted By Jake215

I'll probably get flamed for this, but if the...

I'll probably get flamed for this, but if the tips are stamped AMG it should be stock. In that case if you want a louder exhaust i'm going to suggest IPE. It's just my personal favorite, and I...
02-15-2017, 12:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 564
Posted By Jake215

Wrap it. there's a how to through the search...

Wrap it. there's a how to through the search button. LoL Mercedes exhaust.... It'll probably be fine. For strict a strict emissions state ( assuming California) i'm sure most vendors will tell you if...
02-14-2017, 07:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,332
Posted By Jake215

Is it just me or are more people going full...

Is it just me or are more people going full retard around here?
02-12-2017, 12:42 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 10,306
Posted By Jake215

Best thread so far this year. I hope we can see...

Best thread so far this year. I hope we can see more stories like this and welcome more new people that actually purchase the car we have all come to love.
02-09-2017, 03:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 997
Posted By Jake215

I have only seen these once in person, however I...

I have only seen these once in person, however I believe BOCA was the company that supplied them. The ones on the link look identical to the ones I saw before, however the one issue you may encounter...
02-07-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 10,306
Posted By Jake215

Well I'm almost certain the time to back out of...

Well I'm almost certain the time to back out of the deal is over. So let me be the first to welcome you to the cool kids table. :cool:
02-06-2017, 09:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By Jake215

Just gonna leave this here.... ...

Just gonna leave this here....

http://weistec.com/all/c/c-63/2008-2011-w204-m156/supercharger-systems/stage-3-m156-supercharger-system-c63.html
02-06-2017, 12:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 789
Posted By Jake215

For best peace of mind buy a 12+. By doing so you...

For best peace of mind buy a 12+. By doing so you basically avoid the major problems that plagued the 08-11 crowd. Warranty is a +1 just in case something weird was to fail. Otherwise it's probably...
02-05-2017, 02:51 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 10,306
Posted By Jake215

We're almost there boyz. ...

We're almost there boyz.
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02-03-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 952
Posted By Jake215

You're damn right Jimmy. In all seriousness...

You're damn right Jimmy. In all seriousness however use the search button please. Thanks.
02-03-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 952
Posted By Jake215

Step 1: Delete exhaust system. Step 2: Prosper,...

Step 1: Delete exhaust system.
Step 2: Prosper, and get tons of tickets
02-02-2017, 09:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,147
Posted By Jake215

http://jalopnik.com/why-this-v8-mercedes-amg-is-mo...

http://jalopnik.com/why-this-v8-mercedes-amg-is-more-fun-to-drive-around-to-1791553470

With stuff like this we're about to get the biggest "Should I buy crowd" we've seen to date. To the OP though...
02-02-2017, 01:17 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 10,306
Posted By Jake215

I never thought the day would come lol. ...

I never thought the day would come lol.

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01-25-2017, 03:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,673
Posted By Jake215

Amen to this. Literally could have ran out of a...

Amen to this. Literally could have ran out of a full tank driving from LA to Irvine with the amount of accidents that happened here. Good news being we're in the clear, so it's just back to the...
01-13-2017, 11:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,243
Posted By Jake215

Congrats on the purchase and welcome. Are the...

Congrats on the purchase and welcome. Are the seats red as well? I couldn't really see with the pics. If so only makes it better on top of an already gorgeous car.
01-13-2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,724
Posted By Jake215

Well if I want to know the answer to how much a...

Well if I want to know the answer to how much a brand new R63 engine is gonna cost plus installation who should I ask? Sure I don't own the car, but I want to learn some information regarding it. Who...
01-13-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,724
Posted By Jake215

Noted. I would put it under researching though....

Noted. I would put it under researching though. Sure one source is gonna give one price, while another a different one. I simply just wanted to see what an average cost for a repair of this magnitude...
01-13-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,724
Posted By Jake215

I'm probably gonna sound crazy here, but this guy...

I'm probably gonna sound crazy here, but this guy for 57515$ is actually getting a good deal to some degree in terms of what other dealerships around me would charge strictly. Just for fun I asked 3...
01-10-2017, 12:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 474
Posted By Jake215

If the car still has a factory warranty you...

If the car still has a factory warranty you should be able to have the option of an extended warranty from MB USA which is a CPO. Yet I believe this can only be obtained if you purchase it off a MB...
01-09-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 677
Posted By Jake215

Don't forget to add the turbos to it so it's a...

Don't forget to add the turbos to it so it's a bi-turbo-bi-kompressor V8. Should be making enough power at that point. :):)
12-24-2016, 06:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,047
Posted By Jake215

Maybe it's just me, but I really hate this idea...

Maybe it's just me, but I really hate this idea of Mercedes turning every sedan and coupe into a small version of the S class (minus CLA coupe). Quite personally, and well this is just my opinion...
12-24-2016, 01:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,620
Posted By Jake215

"BMW's peak in my opinion was the E60 M5 and E9X...

"BMW's peak in my opinion was the E60 M5 and E9X M3."

Couldn't have said it any better. Those are easily my two favorite BMW's of all time. Welcome to the club, and enjoy the car. It's a...
12-05-2016, 08:07 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,614
Posted By Jake215

Looks like it's gonna have to get fixed then...

Looks like it's gonna have to get fixed then unfortunately. They'll more than likely show up to the hearing if you go that route. Beach cops having nothing better to do then bust people for alcohol...
12-05-2016, 07:38 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,614
Posted By Jake215

193$ it seems from this source since we're...

193$ it seems from this source since we're talking about OC here. Seems like a pay the fine and forget about it situation. From my own personal situation when I got the same violation it was a pay...
12-04-2016, 09:14 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,614
Posted By Jake215

^^ This is basically what I came back with from...

^^ This is basically what I came back with from reading the BAR's webpage on the issue. Yet from reading other forums it seems like if you choose to pay the fine for a ref ticket it's gonna be 500$...
12-04-2016, 07:36 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,614
Posted By Jake215

Did you get pulled over in Huntington by any...

Did you get pulled over in Huntington by any chance?
12-03-2016, 01:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 872
Posted By Jake215

The AMG looks better, sounds better, drives...

The AMG looks better, sounds better, drives better, and stock vs stock is better. Sure you can tune it and forced induction will probably win out, however it's not an AMG. There's a reason that M,...
12-02-2016, 01:25 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,835
Posted By Jake215

Wider rear track. Every AMG short of a black...

Wider rear track. Every AMG short of a black series / halo car has that small rear track and it has always bugged me.
11-29-2016, 04:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 519
Posted By Jake215

This has officially made my day much better. Be...

This has officially made my day much better. Be right back gonna go do 200 on the highway and just not care.
11-19-2016, 10:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,349
Posted By Jake215

Being 21 here my first car doesn't seem that long...

Being 21 here my first car doesn't seem that long ago. Bought an 06 A4 2.0T manual, and was probably the best decision I made until I realized what Audi reliability meant. Yet driving a manual...
11-08-2016, 09:51 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,910
Posted By Jake215

UPDATE: Can confirm that I put the car in standby...

UPDATE: Can confirm that I put the car in standby moved the drive mode to sport and started the car, from there when I changed to drive and the car was in first gear no thud what so ever. Only way I...
11-08-2016, 09:40 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,910
Posted By Jake215

Car will always start in 2nd gear if in comfort...

Car will always start in 2nd gear if in comfort mode. The thud you experience is just working as intended. I always leave the AMG display on my car when I start it up, and when moving between drive...
07-28-2016, 04:09 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,278
Posted By Jake215

Agreed. And when I drove the R variant I noted...

Agreed. And when I drove the R variant I noted that. But man I had the salesman rev the car out in neutral after the test drive, and holy **** does is sound like a fire breathing dragon hoped up on...
07-28-2016, 07:29 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,278
Posted By Jake215

If it hasn't been mentioned already, maybe an...

If it hasn't been mentioned already, maybe an F-type. You could probably pick up a used one around 70k. plus they have arguably one of the best exhaust notes on the market today.
06-15-2016, 03:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,137
Posted By Jake215

Forgot to add this, but when I asked the...

Forgot to add this, but when I asked the dealership to remove the wrap in person even with a check for the full amount in hand they still wouldn't do it. Their idea was buy the car first and then...
06-14-2016, 10:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,137
Posted By Jake215

If it's any help I actually test drove this car a...

If it's any help I actually test drove this car a couple weeks back when I was looking to buy one. Overall the interior looked awesome, and the overall drive was great. As for the wrap when I went...
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