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06-16-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By pdeacon

Won't happen for a number of reasons...not the...

Won't happen for a number of reasons...not the least are marketing and financial. This is a niche vehicle and should remain so for MB's benefit.
06-13-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By pdeacon

I am not a fan of aftermarket wheels on a Benz....

I am not a fan of aftermarket wheels on a Benz. If I were going to update for looks or performance I would go with an OEM alternative like an AMG upgrade. I also think chrome wheels do not blend well...
06-11-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By pdeacon

Congratulations! Nice find...many miles of safe...

Congratulations! Nice find...many miles of safe and happy motoring. There are all kinds update threads on the forum. Just takes time and patience to ferret them out. Just a suggestion...I would lose...
06-10-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By pdeacon

I believe they sell an adhesive backed sheet of...

I believe they sell an adhesive backed sheet of chrome stick ons to convert the grill. I think I saw it on this forum...but not sure. They actually showed the sheet with an individual peeling and...
06-10-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 644
Posted By pdeacon

Or make belt buckles out of them......

Or make belt buckles out of them......
06-09-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By pdeacon

Looking good man!!!!! Happy motoring....

Looking good man!!!!! Happy motoring....
06-09-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 979
Posted By pdeacon

That's the message from the "experts". Continue...

That's the message from the "experts". Continue your search. Good luck.
06-09-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 644
Posted By pdeacon

These emblems are readily available at your MB...

These emblems are readily available at your MB dealer. I don't know whether they can be retrofitted to the G. I've never seen it done. Not sure I would like the look???? But to each his own.
06-08-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,526
Posted By pdeacon

Nice looking ride!!!! Happy motoring.

Nice looking ride!!!! Happy motoring.
06-08-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By pdeacon

If you go to the MBUK website and select the...

If you go to the MBUK website and select the "build" option for your model you can get a detailed description of package contents and features. Good luck. You are going to love this car. I would opt...
06-08-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 979
Posted By pdeacon

Keep shopping my friend. There are better...

Keep shopping my friend. There are better examples out there. The reason the water is running out of the windshield seal is because the windshield has been replaced and wasn't installed properly....
06-07-2019, 06:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By pdeacon

Go to the internet market sellers. All kinds of...

Go to the internet market sellers. All kinds of OEM MB wheels available at reasonable prices. Just did a wheel and tire upgrade on one of my old Benzes and was pleasantly surprised at the...
06-07-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By pdeacon

I think the grill configuration (chrome/black)...

I think the grill configuration (chrome/black) depends on the equipment package. My E 400 anniversary edition cab has a black grill. My C 300 coupe with AMG package has chrome. The E 400 doesn't have...
06-06-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 363
Posted By pdeacon

They should both light. They did on my '16 G....

They should both light. They did on my '16 G. Should be an easy fix.
06-05-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 23,025
Posted By pdeacon

My only reference to the windshield problem is...

My only reference to the windshield problem is this forum. There seems to be an inordinate amount of occurrences based on member reports. Perhaps someone could organize a group response from forum...
06-05-2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 914
Posted By pdeacon

Have you tried Amazon? I've had luck finding some...

Have you tried Amazon? I've had luck finding some obscure MB accessories there.
06-04-2019, 05:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 892
Posted By pdeacon

Looks like the problem is solved. Isn't it great...

Looks like the problem is solved. Isn't it great when the forum works this way. Good luck to you both.
06-03-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 708
Posted By pdeacon

As it relates to quirk #3....my E 400 takes more...

As it relates to quirk #3....my E 400 takes more than a few seconds to boot up voice recognition. More like 30 to 45 seconds. It is extremely annoying. The system on my MY '16 G was much faster. I...
06-03-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 943
Posted By pdeacon

Thanks for sharing Bazsa. Looks like a good time....

Thanks for sharing Bazsa. Looks like a good time. Happy motoring.
06-01-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,888
Posted By pdeacon

I know what you mean. One of MB major design...

I know what you mean. One of MB major design weaknesses is the way they color coordinate their interiors. They tend to have an odd mix of offsetting colors, even with the special interior options....
05-30-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 586
Posted By pdeacon

There is another thread here that asked the same...

There is another thread here that asked the same question and received some suggestions from forum members and suppliers. Could not locate it at the moment but it was recent...maybe last week. Good...
05-30-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 464
Posted By pdeacon

They look good. I have done business with this...

They look good. I have done business with this seller before and can vouch for their customer service if that's any help.
05-28-2019, 06:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 464
Posted By pdeacon

My guess is that you are not going to find this...

My guess is that you are not going to find this piece. You will need to buy the entire unit. Try searching in salvage yards first. You may get lucky. Good luck.
05-27-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,086
Posted By pdeacon

Do the test drive. You will be pleasantly...

Do the test drive. You will be pleasantly surprised, especially given the fact that you can't test drive at a dealer. Best of luck. Let us know the outcome.
05-26-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,086
Posted By pdeacon

Just drive the MY '19 and I think you will answer...

Just drive the MY '19 and I think you will answer your own question. The comfort and handling characteristics are like night and day. Some may like the characteristics of the older model but for my...
05-20-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,027
Posted By pdeacon

Great story....great pictures. Thanks for...

Great story....great pictures. Thanks for sharing. The G looks right at home in those environments. Wish we had opportunities like this in the Northeast.
05-18-2019, 11:49 PM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 272,721
Posted By pdeacon

Looks great!!!! Looks like you will be enjoying...

Looks great!!!! Looks like you will be enjoying her for the summer.
05-18-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By pdeacon

Congratulations!! That's a real milestone. The...

Congratulations!! That's a real milestone. The car still looks great.Good luck with many more miles!!!!
05-13-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,537
Posted By pdeacon

When you have demand for a product that exceeds...

When you have demand for a product that exceeds supply there is a lot of speculation in the marketplace. Every opportunist gets involved. Individuals, wholesalers as well as deals between dealerships...
05-12-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By pdeacon

Looks like the dealer missed that tie down hook....

Looks like the dealer missed that tie down hook. Next time its in for service ask if they will remove it. Depending on your relationship with the dealership they may not even charge you...especially...
05-12-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,714
Posted By pdeacon

Well said "fab". You have hit on what is...

Well said "fab". You have hit on what is intrinsically problematical with the auto industry today. The attitude that MB dealers have adopted with the new G may be alright for limited production...
05-12-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,537
Posted By pdeacon

I've bought and serviced a few Porches at that...

I've bought and serviced a few Porches at that store with good results. Have fun with the G.
05-11-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 202
Posted By pdeacon

I wouldn't trust the alligator clips as a...

I wouldn't trust the alligator clips as a permanent connection. I would hard wire the ends to the terminal connectors. You could do this by cutting the alligator clips off and adding round...
05-11-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,287
Posted By pdeacon

It is a good time to buy a 2016-2018 G Wagon. Get...

It is a good time to buy a 2016-2018 G Wagon. Get a CPO vehicle and it should cover your three to four year planned ownership unless you drive an unusual amount of miles/year. If that is the case get...
05-10-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,407
Posted By pdeacon

Nice ride, man. Welcome to the forum. Happy...

Nice ride, man. Welcome to the forum. Happy motoring!!!
05-10-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,537
Posted By pdeacon

Was this in Massachusetts? The local Porsche...

Was this in Massachusetts? The local Porsche dealer had one in their used car inventory last week. Nice find. Good luck and happy motoring.
05-10-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 612
Posted By pdeacon

There are two basic issues here. Canada, for some...

There are two basic issues here. Canada, for some reason, doesn't and hasn't historically received a large allocation of G Wagons. Second, you should be investigating other dealerships in Canada. You...
05-09-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 726
Posted By pdeacon

A MY '13 with 17,000 sounds like a good "find"....

A MY '13 with 17,000 sounds like a good "find". Whether it is a good deal or not depends on the price. I don't think you will find a significant difference between a MY '13 and '15. More significant...
05-08-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,046
Posted By pdeacon

I came close in a downtown Boston garage. That...

I came close in a downtown Boston garage. That was the last time. I marked the height of the G on my visor and and wouldn't venture into a garage that was even close. Most garages have the height...
04-29-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 547
Posted By pdeacon

The dealer is going to tell you that your oil...

The dealer is going to tell you that your oil consumption is within the acceptable range. There are other posts on this forum that have brought up this issue but they were mainly dealing with the G63...
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04-28-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 645
Posted By pdeacon

I am interested in your wheels. But not the...

I am interested in your wheels. But not the tires. That should make them easier to ship. Do you have any additional close up pics? Must be true..no bending or cracking..
04-28-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 731
Posted By pdeacon

She's a dandy. Good luck and happy motoring.

She's a dandy. Good luck and happy motoring.
04-23-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 803
Posted By pdeacon

My advice is to drive a MY19 and compare it to...

My advice is to drive a MY19 and compare it to the older models you are considering. I turned in my MY16 at lease end and after driving the MY19 I wouldn't advise going back. My dealer had a new MY18...
04-20-2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By pdeacon

The aftermarket is certainly a possibility. I had...

The aftermarket is certainly a possibility. I had a reputable shop put in a back up and front camera on a previous Porsche and it was terrific. There was no way to tell it was aftermarket. Now 360*...
04-15-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,580
Posted By pdeacon

Great looking ride. Happy motoring !!!!

Great looking ride. Happy motoring !!!!
04-15-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 674
Posted By pdeacon

I don't have an answer for you but you are a...

I don't have an answer for you but you are a BRAVE MAN....to undertake something like this. Good luck !!!
04-15-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 383
Posted By pdeacon

The Service advisor is probably right. The higher...

The Service advisor is probably right. The higher performance AMG engines probably do consume more oil because of build tolerances. I remember my air cooled Porsches consumed a quart per 1,000 miles...
04-15-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,540
Posted By pdeacon

OUCH !!!! What a shame. Had a fender bender when...

OUCH !!!! What a shame. Had a fender bender when my G had 2,500 miles on it. I was cut off by a driver who was not paying attention. The brush bar absorbed most of the impact but the repair was still...
04-15-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 383
Posted By pdeacon

A quart in 1,000 miles doesn't sound right to me....

A quart in 1,000 miles doesn't sound right to me. Maybe in the first thousand because of break in but I wouldn't sit still for a quart every thousand miles. If that is the case something is not...
04-12-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,540
Posted By pdeacon

Sorry to hear about your accident. It appears...

Sorry to hear about your accident. It appears minor and should be able to be fixed by simply installing a new cover. I would just check to see if it stressed the wheel mounting bracket enough to bend...
04-08-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 677
Posted By pdeacon

Depreciation on most AMG cars is enormous....

Depreciation on most AMG cars is enormous. Probably looking at 40% in the first year. Not sure it makes financial sense to buy one for a year with the intention of flipping it for something else. But...
04-07-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,673
Posted By pdeacon

Mercedes Me app is junk. Has a mind of its own...

Mercedes Me app is junk. Has a mind of its own and works when it wants to...not when the user wants to. I just gave up on it and don't even try anymore. Nice concept though.
04-07-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 130,520
Posted By pdeacon

I can't predict when the hype will die down but...

I can't predict when the hype will die down but it will. I am opposed to paying a premium over sticker so I would suggest you wait it out. I'm doing that myself even though my dealer has told me I...
04-06-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By pdeacon

There is a product called "brake clean". Comes in...

There is a product called "brake clean". Comes in an aerosol can. Spray this on the rotors and drive back and forth in your driveway to scrub the rotors and remove any build up. Haven't used it in...
04-03-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,156
Posted By pdeacon

Just re torque the lug nuts and you should be...

Just re torque the lug nuts and you should be fine.
04-03-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,119
Posted By pdeacon

I never knew that function existed. Thanks for...

I never knew that function existed. Thanks for the info.
04-02-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 475
Posted By pdeacon

I have a MY '18 E 400 Cab. You need to keep the...

I have a MY '18 E 400 Cab. You need to keep the memory button depressed until it reaches its set position. When you think about, holding the button could be a safety issue. If a preset took you too...
04-02-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,119
Posted By pdeacon

Well, this is an interesting question. Never saw...

Well, this is an interesting question. Never saw a request for lowering a G on this forum. Most owners are inquiring about lifting them. Curious to see if you get any response. What is the "interior...
04-02-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,156
Posted By pdeacon

I think the wheels will stick out beyond the...

I think the wheels will stick out beyond the flares and body work. Personally I don't care for that look as it over accentuates the wheels and tires in relation to the body. Just my opinion.
04-01-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 346
Posted By pdeacon

I had a MY '16 that did the same thing. With a...

I had a MY '16 that did the same thing. With a turbo it is important that it be cooled down gradually otherwise you get "coaking" in the turbo that will shorten its life. There are two turbos on the...
03-31-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 320
Posted By pdeacon

Same principal applies to MB and LED's.

Same principal applies to MB and LED's.
03-31-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,527
Posted By pdeacon

Nice job. Your ride looks GREAT. I especially...

Nice job. Your ride looks GREAT. I especially like the grill conversion. Thanks for sharing.
03-31-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,156
Posted By pdeacon

There is a procedure for centering the steering...

There is a procedure for centering the steering wheel in the front end mechanism. I haven't done it on any of my Benzes but had it done multiple times on my Porsches because we were always fiddling...
03-31-2019, 04:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,156
Posted By pdeacon

I would check the front end alignment just to be...

I would check the front end alignment just to be sure. If it turns out OK there is an adjustment that can be made to center the steering wheel.
03-30-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,156
Posted By pdeacon

WOW!!! That looks great. Amazing what a few mm...

WOW!!! That looks great. Amazing what a few mm can do. I am impressed at your comments about a change in the "feel" of the truck. That was one of my biggest complaints with my MY '16 G550. Such a...
03-30-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 320
Posted By pdeacon

If it were the fronts they wouldn't light at all....

If it were the fronts they wouldn't light at all. You can try turning the key to the on position and walking around the truck with the turn signals on. Hopefully it's just a bulb. Electrical shorts...
03-30-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 320
Posted By pdeacon

The rapid blinking usually indicates there is a...

The rapid blinking usually indicates there is a bad bulb in the circuit. If the front signals are flashing rapidly replace the rear turn signal bulbs. Sometimes you can't tell whether the bulb is...
03-30-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 272,721
Posted By pdeacon

I would guess that if the restoration were done...

I would guess that if the restoration were done to your standards by an independent shop the cost would exceed $100K. I realize that you have a lot of your personal time and labor invested in the...
03-28-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 272,721
Posted By pdeacon

Man, that looks great!! Good to see you are back...

Man, that looks great!! Good to see you are back with updates. She's coming along nicely.
03-25-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By pdeacon

I noticed that it has a manufacturers license...

I noticed that it has a manufacturers license plate not a dealer plate. Maybe something going on from a marketing/promotional point of view.
03-24-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,888
Posted By pdeacon

Congratulations. Great colors!! Good luck and...

Congratulations. Great colors!! Good luck and many miles of happy motoring.
03-23-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 786
Posted By pdeacon

This truck looks great. Nice subtle, tasteful...

This truck looks great. Nice subtle, tasteful mods. Good luck with it and happy motoring.
03-23-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By pdeacon

I'm sure it can be removed but it may leave...

I'm sure it can be removed but it may leave holes. Too bad the dealer mounted it. I always specify to leave the front plate holder in the trunk. I then configure ways to temporarily mount it with no...
03-23-2019, 05:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 861
Posted By pdeacon

Congratulations. Post some pics after you take...

Congratulations. Post some pics after you take delivery. Good luck and happy motoring with your new G.
03-21-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,759
Posted By pdeacon

The dealer has added an upcharge of approximately...

The dealer has added an upcharge of approximately $11,000. The difference between agreed value and adjusted capital cost. You are also paying $10,365 in upfront sales tax. That wouldn't happen in my...
03-21-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,759
Posted By pdeacon

What is the MSRP on the vehicle?

What is the MSRP on the vehicle?
03-20-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 685
Posted By pdeacon

The AMG sport package cars are about 3/4" lower....

The AMG sport package cars are about 3/4" lower. I would test drive one in you driveway before committing. Good luck with your search.
03-19-2019, 06:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 970
Posted By pdeacon

There should be an icon on the nav screen that...

There should be an icon on the nav screen that allows you to change the distances. Click on it and adjust by turning the round selector knob on the center console. Good luck.
03-19-2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 933
Posted By pdeacon

I would not pay over MSRP. Keep the money in the...

I would not pay over MSRP. Keep the money in the bank and wait a little longer. The pipeline for the G is starting to move along as production ramps up and they have been cleared at the ports. You...
03-17-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 577
Posted By pdeacon

Based on my experience with the adaptive...

Based on my experience with the adaptive suspension on my S Classes, CL Coupe and my present E Class I would highly recommend the air suspension. I think you will notice a difference in ride over all...
03-17-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 861
Posted By pdeacon

Given the current market demand for the G the $5K...

Given the current market demand for the G the $5K over doesn't sound bad. I just have an issue of paying over MSRP as a matter of principal. But that's just me. I paid over once for a limited...
03-16-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,888
Posted By pdeacon

That interior looks great. Very elegant color and...

That interior looks great. Very elegant color and tones. Did you remove the BB or was the truck ordered that way?
03-14-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 810
Posted By pdeacon

Any pics??

Any pics??
03-14-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,406
Posted By pdeacon

Thanks for the pics. Great color. I love those...

Thanks for the pics. Great color. I love those wheels. They look like jewelry especially with that color. Good luck and happy motoring.
03-12-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,406
Posted By pdeacon

Nice looking ride man. She's a "dandy". Many...

Nice looking ride man. She's a "dandy". Many miles of safe and happy motoring.
03-12-2019, 01:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 829
Posted By pdeacon

Color is a matter of personal taste. Having said...

Color is a matter of personal taste. Having said that...I don't think Desert Sand is at all flattering to the G. I happen to think that these trucks look better in darker colors. Just my opinion.
03-11-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 585
Posted By pdeacon

I think the Designo Manufaktur Edition has the...

I think the Designo Manufaktur Edition has the better eye appeal. Both have same mileage and show well in the pictures. There isn't really much difference mechanically from MY '17 to MY "18. So I...
03-05-2019, 06:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 579
Posted By pdeacon

Great job!! Nice and tidy. Thanks for the...

Great job!! Nice and tidy. Thanks for the detailed pics.
03-03-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 768
Posted By pdeacon

Nice looking ride. I really like the lowered look...

Nice looking ride. I really like the lowered look and wheel spacer application. Happy motoring. Also like the model delete. I do that to all my cars.
03-02-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,116
Posted By pdeacon

What a beautiful car. The interior is a show...

What a beautiful car. The interior is a show stopper!!!. Thanks for the in depth review. Good luck and many miles of happy motoring.
02-17-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,262
Posted By pdeacon

Isn't there a stop/start defeat button on the...

Isn't there a stop/start defeat button on the dash like all other MB products and pre MY 19 G's???
02-14-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By pdeacon

I got 25K miles out of tires on my '16 G 550....

I got 25K miles out of tires on my '16 G 550. Mostly around town driving...not very aggressive. I wouldn't expect much more on a vehicle of this type.
02-14-2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 721
Posted By pdeacon

I haven't experienced a larger premium for the G....

I haven't experienced a larger premium for the G. Same as my other cars. About $1,800/year and glass is included under Massachusetts's insurance regulations.
02-10-2019, 06:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By pdeacon

My previous S Class came from the factory with...

My previous S Class came from the factory with staggered wheel set up. My current E 400 has staggered wheels form factory. Both cars are 4 matic. It is the rolling radius of the tires that is...
02-10-2019, 05:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,779
Posted By pdeacon

Not a bad deal. You are getting 10% off MSRP...

Not a bad deal. You are getting 10% off MSRP (capitalized cost) and other fees and charges seem to be n line. The money factor is competitive. Really not much to negotiate because MB Financial sets...
02-10-2019, 05:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,118
Posted By pdeacon

I've seen yacht blue on S Class coupes and cabs....

I've seen yacht blue on S Class coupes and cabs. In my opinion it is rich looking color with contrasting stitching. What exterior color are you combining it with and what is the offsetting interior...
02-10-2019, 05:25 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,373
Posted By pdeacon

My dealer told me late summer or fall for a G...

My dealer told me late summer or fall for a G 550. Although the floodgates seem to have opened as three G 63's arrived the previous day. All sold, of course. Did have my first chance to sit in one...
02-09-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,153
Posted By pdeacon

Talking I agree. I'd get in line for one. Although I do...

I agree. I'd get in line for one. Although I do think I would miss the exhaust note of a throaty V8. Probably harkens back to my hot rod rootshttps://mbworld.org/forums/images/icons/icon10.gif.
02-08-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,864
Posted By pdeacon

Congratulations. Great looking car. Take good...

Congratulations. Great looking car. Take good care of it...they won't be building these much longer. No more S Coupes, S Cabs or Sl's. Enjoy!
02-08-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 939
Posted By pdeacon

I'm not wondering WHAT they had to update but am...

I'm not wondering WHAT they had to update but am wondering WHY???? Can't imagine pushing this truck to those speeds in safety. Makes no sense at all. Plenty of cars designed for safe speed at the...
02-07-2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,058
Posted By pdeacon

I have a '16 coming off lease next month with...

I have a '16 coming off lease next month with 27,000 miles. The wholesale price on the east coast is prox $80K, retail $85 to $87K. Too bad you didn't post a month ago. The buyout at lease end is...
Forum: Marketplace
02-02-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,259
Posted By pdeacon

I agree. How many owners, any accident history?...

I agree. How many owners, any accident history? Maintenance records. Does the car need anything? Original paint? Would appreciate more details.
02-01-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By pdeacon

On my E Class I can turn it off just by pushing...

On my E Class I can turn it off just by pushing the button and it stays off unless I activate it. Same with my previous S Class. I'm not required to hold the button for any length of time.
02-01-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,253
Posted By pdeacon

Because customers have long memories!!!

Because customers have long memories!!!
01-31-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,347
Posted By pdeacon

It is interesting to see the negative posts...

It is interesting to see the negative posts regarding the new model. I experienced the very same reactions with Porsche as the 911 morphed over the years. I have owned various 911 variants since 1971...
01-29-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,181
Posted By pdeacon

Just read the memo from MBUSA officially...

Just read the memo from MBUSA officially releasing the G wagon today. Should be on the trucks and on their way to dealers as we speak. Expecting three at my dealer (all sold) by the end of the week....
01-29-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 483
Posted By pdeacon

Sorry to hear about your camera problem. I...

Sorry to hear about your camera problem. I noticed that you have a 25th anniversary model. I have the same car. I have never seen another on the road. Currently have 15K on the clock with no issues....
01-28-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By pdeacon

The tires are probably flat spotted from the cold...

The tires are probably flat spotted from the cold weather. This happens especially if they get up to operating temperature and are then left sitting for an extended time in cold weather. As long as...
01-10-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,113
Posted By pdeacon

Sounds like you've gotten off to a bad start with...

Sounds like you've gotten off to a bad start with this unit. My strategy would be to give the dealer an appropriate amount of time to correct these issues. Say two weeks. If they are unable to...
01-06-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,403
Posted By pdeacon

You are paying the interest on the balloon...

You are paying the interest on the balloon portion during the initial term of the loan.
01-05-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,954
Posted By pdeacon

First try the marketplace on this forum. You may...

First try the marketplace on this forum. You may get lucky. I would then try e-bay but be sure you get OEM wheels because the market is flooded with replicas. Also be aware that there are a lot of...
01-05-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,576
Posted By pdeacon

I have it on my E 400 cab and think it is worth...

I have it on my E 400 cab and think it is worth the investment. These cars are now riding on rock hard run flat tires that negatively effect the ride quality. I have factory 19" wheels and the narrow...
01-04-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,403
Posted By pdeacon

I think there is less financial risk and less...

I think there is less financial risk and less interest cost if you simply lease the vehicle. Remember, with a balloon note you are paying interest on the outstanding balance for the term of the loan....
01-04-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,761
Posted By pdeacon

The car can recognize different keys and settings...

The car can recognize different keys and settings pertaining to that particular key. I'm not sure which settings are programable. It may differ from model range to model range. This feature has been...
01-04-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 272,721
Posted By pdeacon

Welcome back man. You've been missed. The rig...

Welcome back man. You've been missed. The rig looks great. How is she running? All the programing and mechanical gremlins been worked out? Happy New Year!
01-02-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,051
Posted By pdeacon

Although I'm not a fan of the BB on any MY '19 I...

Although I'm not a fan of the BB on any MY '19 I like your black conversion. The wheel cover also looks good. I really admire your interior. It looks terrific. Good luck with your new ride.
01-01-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 900
Posted By pdeacon

Couldn't agree more. Had it on my S Class and now...

Couldn't agree more. Had it on my S Class and now on my E Class. I thought the newer E Class would be better. It isn't. I don't use it at all.
12-31-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 828
Posted By pdeacon

That's because these are AMG trucks that use the...

That's because these are AMG trucks that use the lower BB. Same bumper for US market G 63.
12-31-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,073
Posted By pdeacon

I would continue to run with the existing lease....

I would continue to run with the existing lease. It really doesn't make financial sense to buy out of such a new lease contract. You already rolled some negative equity into the lease. If you are OK...
12-30-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,433
Posted By pdeacon

Are these really two piece wheels or just made to...

Are these really two piece wheels or just made to look like they are?
12-30-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 828
Posted By pdeacon

Pretty cool. I like the contrasting paint jobs....

Pretty cool. I like the contrasting paint jobs. Maybe the sand beige works in Qatar. Not sure about other markets. Thanks for sharing.
12-28-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 859
Posted By pdeacon

Hmmm.....never thought of that....but now that...

Hmmm.....never thought of that....but now that you mention it.....................
12-28-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 859
Posted By pdeacon

Same here. She also sits too low in the car. I...

Same here. She also sits too low in the car. I may list it on swap-a-lease. Too bad because I really like the car. I have a cab but I'm sure the doors are the same.
12-28-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 796
Posted By pdeacon

Nice wheels man. I wouldn't go bigger. These look...

Nice wheels man. I wouldn't go bigger. These look proportional to the vehicle.
12-24-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,797
Posted By pdeacon

Good for you for refusing to play that game. Just...

Good for you for refusing to play that game. Just spread the word about those price gouging stores. Who was it that said "there is a sucker born every minute"?
12-24-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 809
Posted By pdeacon

Looks good. Many happy miles with it. I am...

Looks good. Many happy miles with it. I am partial to black. I know it is a common G Wagon color and hard to keep clean. My next one (MY '19) will also be black.
12-24-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By pdeacon

Merry Christmas

I would like to wish the forum members and their families a Merry Christmas/Happy Holidays and a wonderful New Year. And as always.......HAPPY MOTORING !!!
12-23-2018, 06:41 PM
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-23-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 578
Posted By pdeacon

What an interesting car. Never knew this limited...

What an interesting car. Never knew this limited edition existed. A beautiful and unique ride. Congratulations. Your back story makes it even more interesting. I'm sure you won't see another on the...
12-23-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 11,946
Posted By pdeacon

Glad we could help. Drop in anytime. Good luck...

Glad we could help. Drop in anytime. Good luck with your new ride.
12-23-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,148
Posted By pdeacon

Couldn't agree more........

Couldn't agree more........
12-23-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 11,946
Posted By pdeacon

I usually get 7% plus any manufacturer incentives...

I usually get 7% plus any manufacturer incentives or special offers. At that level it still leaves an acceptable profit margin for the dealer. In a "good deal" everyone should have the opportunity to...
12-23-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By pdeacon

It doesn't work like that. In MA you either have...

It doesn't work like that. In MA you either have your existing plates transferred to the new vehicle or you are issued new plates. This is all handled at the DMV and usually by your insurance agent...
12-22-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 11,946
Posted By pdeacon

Nice ride man. Like the model designation delete....

Nice ride man. Like the model designation delete. I do that to all my cars. Congratulations.....happy motoring.
12-22-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 818
Posted By pdeacon

Unfortunately some configurations are not...

Unfortunately some configurations are not compatible with the build process. I don't think going to another dealer is going to solve your problem. MB does not offer a complete customized interior...
12-21-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,518
Posted By pdeacon

You are OK. The stop/start cannot be permanently...

You are OK. The stop/start cannot be permanently disabled on a Benz. You need to push the defeat button every time you start the vehicle. It becomes a routine procedure fairly quickly. At least for...
12-21-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 518
Views: 130,520
Posted By pdeacon

I get the same discount whether I build it or buy...

I get the same discount whether I build it or buy it from inventory. At least that is my experience. Can't imagine that it matters to the dealer profit wise. The major difference is you have to wait...
12-21-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,518
Posted By pdeacon

I don't think I have ever heard of a G Wagon...

I don't think I have ever heard of a G Wagon without "a bit of a wind noise". MB silent driving is reserved to the S Class, in my experience. None of the other models even come close....and I've...
12-20-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By pdeacon

That's a "smokin" hot deal. Congratulations on...

That's a "smokin" hot deal. Congratulations on your purchase. Almost 13% off MSRP!!!!! Happy motoring.
12-19-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By pdeacon

4.5% is not bad on newer models. Depending on the...

4.5% is not bad on newer models. Depending on the model, time of year and introductory plans for model upgrades, you can probably get 7.5% quite easily and more depending on the factors just...
12-19-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 649
Posted By pdeacon

I think red is a real "gamble". Any of the...

I think red is a real "gamble". Any of the silvers you indicated would go nicely....admittedly, more conventional. I have seen midnight blue with your interior and that was pretty impressive. Best of...
12-19-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 130,520
Posted By pdeacon

I wouldn't be concerned about the timing. I...

I wouldn't be concerned about the timing. I think, based on the history of the G, the redesigned MY '19 configuration will be around for some time before any substantive changes are introduced.
12-18-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 23,025
Posted By pdeacon

Houston..........we have a problem!!!

Houston..........we have a problem!!!
12-16-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 866
Posted By pdeacon

I did this many...many....years ago in my hot rod...

I did this many...many....years ago in my hot rod days. I used a special rubber based paint, as I recall, and it worked fine unless you scrubbed a curb. I suppose you could turn the tires inside out...
12-16-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 495
Posted By pdeacon

I'd go with the OEM optional 19" wheels in black...

I'd go with the OEM optional 19" wheels in black or silver. I think they match the vehicle well.
12-16-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 866
Posted By pdeacon

Get some rubber based paint and paint the letters...

Get some rubber based paint and paint the letters black.....
12-16-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 791
Posted By pdeacon

Congratulations..many miles of happy motoring....

Congratulations..many miles of happy motoring. Let us know what you think once you put some miles on her.
12-16-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 866
Posted By pdeacon

Doesn't fit the vehicle. I agree....old school.

Doesn't fit the vehicle. I agree....old school.
12-14-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 791
Posted By pdeacon

All things being equal (and the mileage is not)...

All things being equal (and the mileage is not) my rule of thumb is always buy the latest model you can afford. With the pricing being the same I would probably opt for the MY '11 G55. There are...
12-07-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,146
Posted By pdeacon

Looks great. My '19 will be black.

Looks great. My '19 will be black.
12-06-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,477
Posted By pdeacon

Google "lease calculator" pick a website and put...

Google "lease calculator" pick a website and put in the numbers. This will give you a general idea of the monthly payment.
12-06-2018, 06:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 983
Posted By pdeacon

That is a great looking interior. Lots of luck...

That is a great looking interior. Lots of luck with your new G.
12-03-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,034
Posted By pdeacon

I have the switch on my '18 cab. Never noticed it...

I have the switch on my '18 cab. Never noticed it until I read this thread.
12-03-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 983
Posted By pdeacon

$110K at auction sounds a little strong...even...

$110K at auction sounds a little strong...even with the low mileage. The sales are only to licensed dealers so the prices reflected in a report wouldn't be any different for a dealer.
12-02-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 983
Posted By pdeacon

I don't know about a MY '15 but I ran a Manheim...

I don't know about a MY '15 but I ran a Manheim check on a MY '16 about a month ago. Six G's were listed with an average price of $85K. Mileage averaged about 25K. Not sure if current market is any...
12-02-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,052
Posted By pdeacon

Looks good man. Tastefully done. I've never seen...

Looks good man. Tastefully done. I've never seen a red G in my area. We have black, grey, green, yellow...but never a red. Happy motoring.
11-30-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 11,946
Posted By pdeacon

This is not good. Had a similar problem with...

This is not good. Had a similar problem with headlights on a previously owned S Class. They never did anything about it. Said it was "normal". I would have that lens replaced under warranty. Water...
11-27-2018, 12:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,922
Posted By pdeacon

That's an indication that there is a fault in the...

That's an indication that there is a fault in the circuit. Could be as simple as a bad bulb or a short somewhere in that circuit. I would start with the bulb and move on from there.
11-26-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By pdeacon

I have not experienced problems with reliability...

I have not experienced problems with reliability but agree that resale values for MB in general has suffered significantly. I don't know whether it is the number of units they are producing or the...
11-26-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,922
Posted By pdeacon

Nice catch. Glad it worked out for you.

Nice catch. Glad it worked out for you.
11-26-2018, 01:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By pdeacon

The game has changed. The G now offers "options"...

The game has changed. The G now offers "options" like all the other MB models...some individually and some as packages. This seems to be a German manufacturers method for widening unit margins. I've...
11-26-2018, 01:14 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,702
Posted By pdeacon

Great looking ride. Congratulations on your...

Great looking ride. Congratulations on your purchase. Like your options, especially the upgraded interior. Many miles of happy motoring.
11-24-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By pdeacon

I do the same thing. Top goes down when I put the...

I do the same thing. Top goes down when I put the car in the garage. I have seen too many tops with creases in them. Two neighbors, one with an older BMW soft top cab and one with an Audi, leave the...
11-24-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By pdeacon

Just go to another dealer. This is another...

Just go to another dealer. This is another example of a price gouging dealership. I don't care how much you like the car. If they are up-charging now at the sale what can you expect later in your...
11-24-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,427
Posted By pdeacon

I have MY '18 E 400 cab. Usually getting mid...

I have MY '18 E 400 cab. Usually getting mid twenties around town and low thirties highway. (not exactly at posted speed limits). I see this as excellent MPG performance given the capabilities of the...
11-24-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,148
Posted By pdeacon

Looks great. Perfect offset for wheels and stance...

Looks great. Perfect offset for wheels and stance is perfect. Happy motoring.
11-22-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 416
Posted By pdeacon

Sounds like you came through OK. Sorry for the...

Sounds like you came through OK. Sorry for the loss suffered by your neighbors. Not a pretty picture I'm sure. Good luck moving forward.
11-22-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 696
Posted By pdeacon

For what its worth, I rarely used the massage...

For what its worth, I rarely used the massage function on my S Class cars. I did like the active side bolster feature. That being said I would order the optional contour seats because, for me, they...
11-22-2018, 05:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 416
Posted By pdeacon

Thumbs up HAPPY THANKSGIVING

************************************ HAPPY THANKSGIVING*****************************

To all on the forum and your families. If you are on the forum you probably have a lot to be thankful for.
11-22-2018, 04:59 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,702
Posted By pdeacon

Did you try your bank where you keep your...

Did you try your bank where you keep your business account?
11-18-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 11,946
Posted By pdeacon

Thanks for posting your pictures. She looks...

Thanks for posting your pictures. She looks great. I am curious about the ceramic coating. Hope someone can chime in who has had it done. Good luck and congratulations on your purchase.
11-18-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,132
Posted By pdeacon

No thanks...just not into conversions.

No thanks...just not into conversions.
11-17-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 961
Posted By pdeacon

Congratulations on your purchase. It looks great...

Congratulations on your purchase. It looks great in that color. Don't see many like it. May you enjoy many miles and smiles on and off road. Happy motoring.
11-16-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,051
Posted By pdeacon

Let's not make this more complicated than it...

Let's not make this more complicated than it needs to be. You will not be refused service because the BB is removed. I have owned many MB, Porsche and BMW vehicles, some of which were extensively...
11-16-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 359
Posted By pdeacon

The break upgrade is pretty straight forward. But...

The break upgrade is pretty straight forward. But I think you may need 20" wheels. Not sure but easy enough to research. If so, there are a lot of OEM 20's available for sale. Check "market place" on...
11-16-2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,051
Posted By pdeacon

See how easy that was......Next?

See how easy that was......Next?
11-15-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By pdeacon

Beautiful ride. I love that interior color combo....

Beautiful ride. I love that interior color combo. Congratulations and good luck. Happy motoring!
11-12-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,570
Posted By pdeacon

What a beauty. Enjoy. I'm envious...its 31*...

What a beauty. Enjoy. I'm envious...its 31* outside and my cab is in the garage.
11-11-2018, 06:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,570
Posted By pdeacon

What a beauty. The interior color combo looks...

What a beauty. The interior color combo looks interesting. Any pics? Good luck with it. Happy motoring.
11-11-2018, 06:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,165
Posted By pdeacon

Now that's what I call customer service!!! I...

Now that's what I call customer service!!! I enjoy that same level of service from my dealer here on the right coast. Keep at it my friend.
11-11-2018, 06:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 863
Posted By pdeacon

She's a "dandy". Like the color. Many miles of...

She's a "dandy". Like the color. Many miles of safe and happy motoring.
11-09-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,165
Posted By pdeacon

I can see why that dealership doesn't have a good...

I can see why that dealership doesn't have a good reputation. Instead of trying to improve they are making their image worse. Don't pay attention to the long waiting list BS. Things will calm down...
11-09-2018, 06:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 987
Posted By pdeacon

Do you really want to go 100 MPH + in a G Wagon??...

Do you really want to go 100 MPH + in a G Wagon?? Not very prudent I would say. I have owned many cars that would cruise effortlessly at 100 MPH + but the G is not one of them.
11-08-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,276
Posted By pdeacon

Nice looking ride. Many miles of happy motoring.

Nice looking ride. Many miles of happy motoring.
11-06-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,595
Posted By pdeacon

Now that's a great deal !!!

Now that's a great deal !!!
11-02-2018, 03:56 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,051
Posted By pdeacon

Its not the money factor that is driving the high...

Its not the money factor that is driving the high payment. The two major elements are the capitalized cost (what the dealer is charging for the car) and the residual value assigned by MBFS. The...
11-01-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,127
Posted By pdeacon

If the car has been well maintained and is in...

If the car has been well maintained and is in good overall cosmetic condition I don't see how you could go wrong with a $35K "toy". They are expensive to maintain but you will be putting a limited...
10-31-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 535
Posted By pdeacon

I would recommend the ABC suspension option. I...

I would recommend the ABC suspension option. I have it on my MY 18 E400 cab. All the cars are coming with run flat tires that ride as hard as rocks. Any suspension aid that can offset those rock hard...
10-30-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,595
Posted By pdeacon

My dealer is expecting two next week. Both are...

My dealer is expecting two next week. Both are sold but he will call to give me a chance to look over one up close and in person. My present G lease is do for turn in in March, so I have some time to...
10-29-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,595
Posted By pdeacon

Congratulations...she's a "dandy". Love the...

Congratulations...she's a "dandy". Love the color. Yes it is green. Give us some feedback as you begin to put miles on this beauty. Happy motoring!!
10-28-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,594
Posted By pdeacon

That plate is an MBUSA "distributor" plate. It is...

That plate is an MBUSA "distributor" plate. It is probably on a temporary mount.
10-27-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 11,946
Posted By pdeacon

Nice looking ride. Love that interior.....Happy...

Nice looking ride. Love that interior.....Happy motoring!!
10-27-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,595
Posted By pdeacon

Nice looking ride. Mine will also be black. I...

Nice looking ride. Mine will also be black. I actually like the wheels...but I do agree, the brush bar needs to go. Good luck and happy motoring!! Give us a report once you put some miles on.
10-26-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,904
Posted By pdeacon

She's a dandy....Happy Motoring!!!

She's a dandy....Happy Motoring!!!
10-24-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 631
Posted By pdeacon

Great looking ride. Upkeep should be much easier...

Great looking ride. Upkeep should be much easier with the coating applied. Happy motoring!!
10-24-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,904
Posted By pdeacon

Congratulations. May you have many miles of happy...

Congratulations. May you have many miles of happy motoring.
10-22-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,639
Posted By pdeacon

This is interesting. Talked to my dealer today...

This is interesting. Talked to my dealer today and they have a G at the port that is available. That makes two dealers with three units available??? just on this thread. I'm beginning to think the G...
10-22-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,497
Posted By pdeacon

The adaptive air suspension adjusts automatically...

The adaptive air suspension adjusts automatically to changing road conditions and smooths out the ride. I have it on my E Class and have experienced it on previously owned S Class vehicles. It also...
10-22-2018, 05:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,904
Posted By pdeacon

If you are concerned about mileage, save yourself...

If you are concerned about mileage, save yourself some grief....don't buy one. Consistently 12 to 15 MPG. At least it has a large tank that helps with range.
10-21-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,904
Posted By pdeacon

I'm glad you had a chance to drive the G63 around...

I'm glad you had a chance to drive the G63 around the city. The only problem I have encountered when visiting the city is that some of the parking garages have low ceiling heights that could cause a...
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