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Forum: W213 AMG
06-13-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,611
Posted By tonecas

doesn't seem so as you seemed to get very...

doesn't seem so as you seemed to get very sensitive from my comment regarding the looks someone might get from driving a wagon. i will attribute that to some kind of Ego issue.

OP seems to be...
Forum: W213 AMG
06-13-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,611
Posted By tonecas

Shill out... No intention of offending anyone....

Shill out... No intention of offending anyone. This is cultural bias. In my country people with wagons look more as family guys, more concerned with comfort than emotion. It's just as it is...

The...
Forum: W213 AMG
06-11-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,611
Posted By tonecas

:naughty: Cultural bias...

:naughty:
Cultural bias...
Forum: W213 AMG
06-11-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,611
Posted By tonecas

BTW, why do you want the wagon and not the sedan?...

BTW, why do you want the wagon and not the sedan? I have the sedan. More performance and just a bit less of cargo space but you will not look so much as a mid age dad...
Forum: W213 AMG
06-08-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,289
Posted By tonecas

It seems an rfid tag. Never saw it but my...

It seems an rfid tag.

Never saw it but my windshield on the leftish center portion shows a contour mark of a sticker like that.
Forum: W213 AMG
06-08-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,611
Posted By tonecas

Both the e450 and the E63s are great choices for...

Both the e450 and the E63s are great choices for what you need.

The e450 will give you great ride confort, very good cargo space, top interior quality, discreat looks and lots of power, but will...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-23-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,199
Posted By tonecas

the full PPF can cost anything between $3,5k to...

the full PPF can cost anything between $3,5k to $7k. anything lower or higher and you are being ripped off. best to aim to $4,5k.

i really don't get it how a matte paint is easy to keep. i am very...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-23-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,199
Posted By tonecas

place a full PPF protection with matte finish and...

place a full PPF protection with matte finish and spare the money on the matte paint! no need for it. get yours in selenite gray or obsidian black, or any other shiny color.
Forum: W213 AMG
05-21-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 123,752
Posted By tonecas

agree on the black ash wood. the best interior...

agree on the black ash wood. the best interior trim on the E63S. all others are way to shiny. shiny interiors and touch screens are a plague. the way to go with carbon fibre is the "new one" shown in...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-21-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,053
Posted By tonecas

it seems a north america thing. i never saw that...

it seems a north america thing. i never saw that and does not show up in the manual :/
Forum: W213 AMG
05-13-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,605
Posted By tonecas

great post amgliturbo i agree with all what...

great post amgliturbo

i agree with all what you have described. just add two cents: the M5 with comp package is more harsh and gets similar to E63S.

but cars are emotion, and the E63S tops it...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-10-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By tonecas

i found some user comments over this product. ...

i found some user comments over this product.
everyone may have its experience but I believe these can be the end result of using it, giving the harsh conditions it can be put on.

"
Well tread...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-09-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By tonecas

Wheel curb rash recover

Is there anyway to repair a damaged wheel from curb hits? I referring specially to the AMG crossed spoke 20" wheels.

thinking ahead if there could be a better way, i come to this product:...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-09-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 949
Posted By tonecas

have you changed the rear diff oil? My SA was...

have you changed the rear diff oil? My SA was unaware that the oil should be changed after 2k miles. I had to request a formal indication that it wasn't necessary for them to schedule a change of the...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-06-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,110
Posted By tonecas

Great post! Thanks!

Great post! Thanks!
Forum: W213 AMG
05-06-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By tonecas

Put in comfort mode and it's very quiet. The...

Put in comfort mode and it's very quiet. The biggest noise comes from the tires. But it only really annoys above 140kmh.
Forum: W213 AMG
05-04-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 123,752
Posted By tonecas

just two pictures out of North America ...

just two pictures out of North America
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1392x783/img_20190504_211932_1655ba7d1dee6d545c7be0b2ee5a8e1f40279820.jpg...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-04-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,053
Posted By tonecas

i drive a lot in highways, and tried making a...

i drive a lot in highways, and tried making a smooth ride in some times, taking off the foot of the gas pedal and just letting the car glide over a lengthy straight and even with a small decline....
Forum: W213 AMG
05-04-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,053
Posted By tonecas

Never saw the glide/sail mode. The only thing I...

Never saw the glide/sail mode. The only thing I get is 4 cyl. Is this a North American thing?
Forum: W213 AMG
04-29-2019, 05:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,053
Posted By tonecas

Ahahaha. So true I usually ride in comfort...

Ahahaha. So true

I usually ride in comfort mode or sport. Any other option gets harsh ride. Sport plus is really aggressive in changing gears. Too much noise in local traffic with the sport...
04-29-2019, 05:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 16,316
Posted By tonecas

I think that that equates to 48 kg so it's about...

I think that that equates to 48 kg so it's about 500nm.

But I will check that because now I am curious. Does it need to be adjusted after X miles?

My SA didn't even know that the diferencial...
Forum: W213 AMG
04-26-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,984
Posted By tonecas

that's good

that's good
Forum: W213 AMG
04-26-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,984
Posted By tonecas

at what average speed? at 140kmh I can get...

at what average speed?

at 140kmh I can get 10.8l/100km, about 21.8 MPG. if i could drive the car at 120kmh i suspect that, unbelievable, the official announced MPG could be done.

test done on...
Forum: W213 AMG
04-24-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,733
Posted By tonecas

I just noticed this with mine. Noticed some steam...

I just noticed this with mine. Noticed some steam from the right intake. Weather was with occasional light showers. Didn't paid attention but then I made a trip and then noticed that the bottom of...
Forum: W213 AMG
04-21-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By tonecas

$200 or $300 for an air filter?? I can't believe...

$200 or $300 for an air filter?? I can't believe that anything like this is worth that money.
Forum: W213 AMG
04-21-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,207
Posted By tonecas

Yeah, this doors are pretty unacceptable in this...

Yeah, this doors are pretty unacceptable in this car segment.
Forum: W213 AMG
04-20-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,984
Posted By tonecas

I'm missing something here. If the new software...

I'm missing something here. If the new software doesn't lead to CEL and also gives better mpg why isn't this being rolled down on every unit? What's the catch?
Forum: W213 AMG
04-19-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,207
Posted By tonecas

The solution in the panamera is the way. But...

The solution in the panamera is the way. But still lacks a proper soft close doors that slow the door motion when it approaches the car frame. Even toilet tops do this...
Forum: W213 AMG
04-18-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,877
Posted By tonecas

Is this April's fool day? That is hedious

Is this April's fool day?
That is hedious
Forum: W213 AMG
04-18-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,087
Posted By tonecas

No. But it lowers the reception of radio waves...

No. But it lowers the reception of radio waves (radio, GSM,..)
Forum: W213 AMG
04-17-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,087
Posted By tonecas

I don't think it's noticeable the difference, but...

I don't think it's noticeable the difference, but this package also brings a useful protection against UV and infrared which is important if you live in a hot place. That's for about 1500 usd and...
Forum: W213 AMG
04-17-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,605
Posted By tonecas

Hard to decide. M5 is the better value, but lacks...

Hard to decide. M5 is the better value, but lacks the looks, interior and exterior wise, and the grawl and overall engine aggressiveness.

Porsche panamera turbo (s e-hybrid) has the quality and...
Forum: W213 AMG
04-15-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,870
Posted By tonecas

had been making this in small steps. first break...

had been making this in small steps. first break in the engine. then race the car. this got me the range of temps and power I should expect in extreme situations.
then i placed the lateral grills. i...
Forum: W213 AMG
04-15-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,402
Posted By tonecas

Damn that is sad 😔 That's why I don't like to...

Damn that is sad 😔
That's why I don't like to share my car with others. Even when there is no fault it's an uncomfortable situation
Forum: W213 AMG
04-13-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,598
Posted By tonecas

Pre-cut films can look ugly too... Find a good...

Pre-cut films can look ugly too...
Find a good installer
Forum: W213 AMG
04-09-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,455
Posted By tonecas

i'm worried for a $1 bill... money does not grow...

i'm worried for a $1 bill... money does not grow on trees.

the question in this thread is if the rear differential oil still needs to be changed or not. not the price of it.
Forum: W213 AMG
04-09-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,455
Posted By tonecas

my SA said that he has no information on dif oil...

my SA said that he has no information on dif oil change and never heard of that :confused:
i'm in Portugal...
Forum: W213 AMG
04-08-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,451
Posted By tonecas

Feel like what? Oscillating? And does it squeal...

Feel like what? Oscillating? And does it squeal when close to a halt?
Forum: W213 AMG
04-04-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,565
Posted By tonecas

yeah, have to agree that in comfort mode the lag...

yeah, have to agree that in comfort mode the lag is quite noticeable and unexpected for a performance car like this. seems like AMG is going Porsche's way by placing some buttons/knobs to quickly...
04-03-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 23,194
Posted By tonecas

It varies by state and country. Here in...

It varies by state and country.

Here in Portugal, where the government likes to be a dad and nanny to everyone, the tints are only allowed from the B pillar to the back. Any tint but 5% and...
Forum: W213 AMG
04-02-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,565
Posted By tonecas

yeah, i got the 50% flip coin and got the...

yeah, i got the 50% flip coin and got the Pirelli. great tires with a lot of grip but very hard. when i rip them off i will switch to Michelin and see if gets better road noise.



i received...
Forum: W213 AMG
04-02-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,565
Posted By tonecas

I am still not sure because of so much marketing...

I am still not sure because of so much marketing stuff but I believe they are not using Airmatic but a modified ABC suspension. Either way, I granted that the fact they had to place a more stiff ride...
Forum: W213 AMG
04-02-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,565
Posted By tonecas

I love the car! 3300km put on it in 3 months,...

I love the car! 3300km put on it in 3 months, took it to a track day and hit 259kmh and place the breaks almost on fire, drove through highways for hours above 180kmh and hit 280kmh before taking off...
Forum: W213 AMG
04-02-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,455
Posted By tonecas

Have a 19 MY delivered on December but I am not...

Have a 19 MY delivered on December but I am not getting any alert from the car to change the dif oil. Will check the sticker and the manual today
Forum: W213 AMG
03-28-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,973
Posted By tonecas

Yeah I understood the logic, but still think this...

Yeah I understood the logic, but still think this is counterintuitive to general daylife experience. Specially when you then have just one button that when it's on it goes green. All the others go...
Forum: W213 AMG
03-28-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,973
Posted By tonecas

Don't need all that fuzz. Press the engine start...

Don't need all that fuzz. Press the engine start two times without pressing the brake pedal. May need more presses if you don't press with the correct timing. Then click on the performance exhaust...
Forum: W213 AMG
03-28-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,973
Posted By tonecas

I too was dwelling on ordering or not the...

I too was dwelling on ordering or not the performance exhaust. The stock exhaust is loud as expected for a car with this power and segment. Ludicrous loudly with performance exhaust, if you consider...
Forum: W213 AMG
03-01-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,033
Posted By tonecas

That looks the main radiator, not the side and...

That looks the main radiator, not the side and bottom intakes. And when was that film made? after someone open the panels?...
Forum: W213 AMG
03-01-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,033
Posted By tonecas

OK, so post a picture of one of such cases, for...

OK, so post a picture of one of such cases, for the E63s
Forum: W213 AMG
03-01-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,033
Posted By tonecas

All versions are equal in this regard. Let's...

All versions are equal in this regard. Let's start removing this confusion because then this gets indexed on Google and people will repeat the same wrong information:

1) All model years of the new...
Forum: W213 AMG
02-27-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 924
Posted By tonecas

I haven't been able to test it because I have...

I haven't been able to test it because I have android 8 and stupid MB has not updated their apps to up to date OS.
Forum: W213 AMG
02-26-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,033
Posted By tonecas

it's a probability game. it is more likely that...

it's a probability game. it is more likely that small debris will hit the radiators given that they are just big open holes waiting for a direct hit or from a bounce of the lateral panels than if you...
Forum: W213 AMG
02-26-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,033
Posted By tonecas

unbelievable how this thing is giving so much...

unbelievable how this thing is giving so much confusion. Dealers/manufacturers should know this stuff but they don't !

no AMG E63S 2016-... has protection on the center front grill...
02-25-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,770
Posted By tonecas

i hear you. i hate cleaning. but in mine now i...

i hear you. i hate cleaning. but in mine now i like it. or better, i don't like it, but i'm anxious to see it shine so I want to get it cleaned fast :)

and since i know that the more you postpone...
02-25-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,016
Posted By tonecas

i could not understand the issue here. the...

i could not understand the issue here. the leather is not real leather. it's synthetic. i believe that it will always have some kind of plastic derivative in the formula. the issue could be it MB...
02-25-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 812
Posted By tonecas

do you have soft close doors? in my E63S the...

do you have soft close doors? in my E63S the trunk lid closes hard, but i did not chose the soft close doors optional so i wonder if it should close softly nonetheless
Forum: W213 AMG
02-23-2019, 12:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,033
Posted By tonecas

I don't understand why people still say that...

I don't understand why people still say that previous MY19 versions did not have these plastic guards. I never saw one model without them. Don't know if this is a issue particular to some country.
...
Forum: W213 AMG
02-22-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 514
Posted By tonecas

I am actually trying to find out a solution for...

I am actually trying to find out a solution for the summer floor mat on the driver's side. It lacks a cution protection where the feet heels rest. And I don't want to lose the AMG branding on them by...
Forum: W213 AMG
02-22-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 664
Posted By tonecas

Can't tell any difference. It's kind of a stupid...

Can't tell any difference. It's kind of a stupid mode.
Forum: W213 AMG
02-22-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,362
Posted By tonecas

At this point lease it. Because it's coming a...

At this point lease it. Because it's coming a face-lift model in 2020.

From my18 to MY19, there was an improved autonomous driving assistance based on the road map ahead and a new steering wheel
Forum: W213 AMG
02-18-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 442
Posted By tonecas

The pad can also be in rubber. Even on cheap...

The pad can also be in rubber.

Even on cheap cars that I had the floor mats came with a rectangular area in a stronger material where the foot heel rested.
Forum: W213 AMG
02-17-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 442
Posted By tonecas

Question Foot pad protector for floor mat

the AMG floor mats are expensive and not protected on the foot area on the driver's side.
so i started thinking if there is no pad made in upholstery that can be placed over the foot rest areas and...
Forum: W213 AMG
02-10-2019, 06:10 PM
Forum: W213 AMG
02-10-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,128
Posted By tonecas

My car came set with 45psi front and 37psi back,...

My car came set with 45psi front and 37psi back, or 3.1 and 2.5 bar.

I was surprised by seeing a settings for speeds under the default speed limit of 155mph or 250kmh, and for above that. Since I...
Forum: W213 AMG
02-10-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 13,082
Posted By tonecas

If it was to play by the rules, obeying to the...

If it was to play by the rules, obeying to the law and placing safety issues above else - including personal liberty and liability to do whatever one wants - then every street legal car should be...
Forum: W213 AMG
02-10-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,638
Posted By tonecas

Can't spell it... ...

Can't spell it...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/522x522/img_20190201_180648_crop_522x522_fe363718dbd1c74b0a33bdf5526c3ec0e4e64f0a.jpg...
Forum: W213 AMG
02-10-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,285
Posted By tonecas

yeah, but was optional, now is default. Mine came...

yeah, but was optional, now is default. Mine came with a 66l despite being a MY19... Don't know if it is because it was configured when the slots were for my18 :/
Forum: W213 AMG
02-10-2019, 05:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,285
Posted By tonecas

MY19 models get 80l tank and before it was 66l

MY19 models get 80l tank and before it was 66l
Forum: W213 AMG
02-09-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 13,082
Posted By tonecas

In Germany several years ago there was a...

In Germany several years ago there was a gentleman's agreement between top brands to limit the top speed to 250kmh.

With increasing consumer demand and increased availability of horse power and...
Forum: W213 AMG
02-07-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 13,082
Posted By tonecas

Yeah, I know. Lucky bast*rds :) And you...

Yeah, I know. Lucky bast*rds :)

And you even get the cars with more equipment AND at the same price before taxes without any currency exchange.
Forum: W213 AMG
02-07-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 13,082
Posted By tonecas

German brands usually limit their cars top speed...

German brands usually limit their cars top speed to 250kmh, or 155mph. This can be electronic unblocked by the manufacturer usually thru a paid add-on, in this case the AMG Drivers package. However,...
Forum: W213 AMG
02-07-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 13,082
Posted By tonecas

The E63s is electronic limited to 300 kmh, after...

The E63s is electronic limited to 300 kmh, after removing the default limit of 250kmh. I asked my dealer why since the engine can do much more and when ripping it the 9th gear kicks in only close to...
Forum: W213 AMG
02-07-2019, 06:56 AM
Forum: W213 AMG
02-04-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,214
Posted By tonecas

why are you replying instead of OP? :confused:

why are you replying instead of OP? :confused:
Forum: W213 AMG
02-04-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,214
Posted By tonecas

that is brutal! with only a stage 1 tune :eek: ...

that is brutal! with only a stage 1 tune :eek:

i even might do a tune like this also for the first time in my life.

by the way, today went to a local inspection shop to legalize the window...
Forum: W213 AMG
02-01-2019, 12:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 272
Posted By tonecas

Side curtain airbags

I'm building my 360° dash cam system and need to deal with the placement of the side cams and their wiring.

But I am not sure now if the E63s has the side curtains as it is common, by dropping...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-31-2019, 11:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,177
Posted By tonecas

Incredible how the old solution of "restart your...

Incredible how the old solution of "restart your computador" still works :)
Forum: W213 AMG
01-31-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 603
Posted By tonecas

thanks! what do you mean with this? wing...

thanks!


what do you mean with this? wing panels? where are those?
Forum: W213 AMG
01-29-2019, 11:51 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,599
Posted By tonecas

oh, i see. yeah, the bottom bolsters are fixed....

oh, i see. yeah, the bottom bolsters are fixed. that could be a problem to taller guys or with a bigger waste line indeed.
Forum: W213 AMG
01-29-2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,599
Posted By tonecas

there is no difference between both front seats...

there is no difference between both front seats AFAIK. but I also find them a bit hard. they could be more "fluffy" indeed. the back is good and the lumbar support outstanding together with he...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-29-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 18,393
Posted By tonecas

had no idea :eek: can you elaborate on this...

had no idea :eek:

can you elaborate on this issue? didn't heard of any transmission problems on the E63S
Forum: W213 AMG
01-28-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 603
Posted By tonecas

yeah, i did the same. but since i outright...

yeah, i did the same. but since i outright purchase the car I did full PPF wrap and full ceramic coating with Gyeon MOHS+, including wheels, calipers AND inside the fenders. and that is my doubt. my...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-28-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 18,393
Posted By tonecas

What is that then ? Two things I can't...

What is that then ?

Two things I can't understand in this car with all the expertise and technology of nowadays:
1) why the need for such camber values that shred tires? Because of the base E...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-27-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,023
Posted By tonecas

I prefer the current version

I prefer the current version
Forum: W213 AMG
01-25-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 603
Posted By tonecas

Ceramic coating on the interior fenders /wheels

Has anyone place ceramic coating on this area of the car? The plastic with some kind of tissue over the wheels that protect the chassis.

I did cover it for ease of cleaning but I am not sure if...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-25-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,599
Posted By tonecas

What two apps are those?

What two apps are those?
Forum: W213 AMG
01-22-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,669
Posted By tonecas

by its own connection. you might need to manually...

by its own connection. you might need to manually request to check for an update i believe on the infotainment.
Forum: W213 AMG
01-21-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,160
Posted By tonecas

I hear you. German expertise and quality had been...

I hear you. German expertise and quality had been always recognized here in Europe but the last 15 years or so quality has been on decline across products. I guess it's all about this crazy idea of...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-21-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,596
Posted By tonecas

Nice thread guys! Lots of useful info. ...

Nice thread guys! Lots of useful info.
Unbelievable how the dealers don't know how to properly handle their own brands:eek:
Forum: W213 AMG
01-21-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,669
Posted By tonecas

It may depend on the country but this should be...

It may depend on the country but this should be update over the air at no cost
Forum: W213 AMG
01-19-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 123,752
Posted By tonecas

delayed gratification is the best one ;)

delayed gratification is the best one ;)
Forum: W213 AMG
01-18-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,870
Posted By tonecas

not bad at all. i bought them also but haven't...

not bad at all.
i bought them also but haven't installed them yet. still waiting to see if someone reports some effect on the cooling (i doubt it), or rock damage even with them installed and to see...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-16-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 123,752
Posted By tonecas

exactly! the chrome on the back is too much. it...

exactly! the chrome on the back is too much. it does not give the proper focus to the exhaust tips
Forum: W213 AMG
01-16-2019, 11:49 AM
Forum: W213 AMG
01-16-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,214
Posted By tonecas

how's that?

how's that?
Forum: W213 AMG
01-13-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 123,752
Posted By tonecas

sweet. what did you do for "Interior leather...

sweet.
what did you do for "Interior leather and fabric protected"?
and the lip/aileron above the rear window isn't OEM right? looks very nice.
Forum: W213 AMG
01-11-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,968
Posted By tonecas

i had the same doubt. in the end decided to wrap...

i had the same doubt. in the end decided to wrap in glossy black vinyl all the chrome parts on the bottom of the car for a consistent look. I simply settled that not having the exhaust tips being the...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-11-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 757
Posted By tonecas

found a good solution. ...

found a good solution.
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/17-18-4MATIC-TURBO-BITURBO-E63S-E43-E53-emblem-For-Mercedes-Benz-AMG-Styling/32949502195.html

my review:
well packaged in a rectangular...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-11-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,968
Posted By tonecas

Unbelievable how these things happen on premium...

Unbelievable how these things happen on premium brands.

I agree with previous posters. Have some contrast on your car. I would suggest just to wrap in glossy vinyl the chrome diffuser lip on the...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-07-2019, 09:21 PM
Forum: W213 AMG
01-07-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,214
Posted By tonecas

thanks! these things puzzle me. builders should...

thanks!
these things puzzle me. builders should know better their stuff so when AMG decided to limit the vmax to 300kmh, for what they have told me for security reasons, just increasing the power of...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-07-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,214
Posted By tonecas

Very interesting for what it seems a basic mod. ...

Very interesting for what it seems a basic mod.
I never tuned any car but I am curious. Do these tunes also increase max speed or is it still limitted to 300kmh?
Forum: W212 AMG
01-06-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,230
Posted By tonecas

Also, I have my Pirelli set by default at 45 psi...

Also, I have my Pirelli set by default at 45 psi front and 37 rear. Is this good? At least during the break in period.
Forum: W212 AMG
01-06-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,230
Posted By tonecas

Wow! That is hard to believe... That is close to...

Wow! That is hard to believe... That is close to what I have been getting on average cars, on good tires and 17" wheels and driving hard rarely...



Has anyone else confirm this solution?...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-02-2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By tonecas

i din't wrap with vinyl but with a PPF/clear bra ...

i din't wrap with vinyl but with a PPF/clear bra

it seems it's a common looks preference in the US to black out the cars but i would suggest to keep the chromes and use a matte PPF. That will...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-02-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By tonecas

thanks guys! it protects the surface,...

thanks guys!



it protects the surface, in this case the big star, from small chips and bugs that will hit the car at higher speeds. and it makes it more easy to clean the surface

i think i...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-01-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By tonecas

Question PPF over the front star

has anyone placed a PPF/clear bra over the front star, where the Distronic sensors are located? I didn't but i have serious doubts of not doing it since this looks like a chip and bug magnet.:scared:
Forum: W213 AMG
12-31-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,790
Posted By tonecas

Llumar gives a very good result for a matte/satin...

Llumar gives a very good result for a matte/satin look.
https://mbworld.org/forums/w213-amg/693193-random-w213-e-amg-pic-now-add-yours-keep-ongoing-thread-20.html#post7642569
Forum: W213 AMG
12-31-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 123,752
Posted By tonecas

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1856x1044/img_20181231_121756_1856x1044_8e881d3687cbfa00a74c2bdfd5454922da2bc529.jpg...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-27-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,043
Posted By tonecas

agree. would like to see also sales stats for...

agree. would like to see also sales stats for these cars.

for what i see from people reporting across the world, the E63S is a rare car, if you consider that a normal/mass production car selling...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-25-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,368
Posted By tonecas

25%?? are your sure? they don't seem dark at all...

25%?? are your sure? they don't seem dark at all :confused:
Forum: W213 AMG
12-25-2018, 10:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 757
Posted By tonecas

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/17-18-4MATIC-TURBO...

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/17-18-4MATIC-TURBO-BITURBO-E63S-E43-E53-emblem-For-Mercedes-Benz-AMG-Styling/32949502195.html...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-25-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 757
Posted By tonecas

:naughty: surely they will have a grammar...

:naughty:

surely they will have a grammar Nazi
Forum: W213 AMG
12-25-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,870
Posted By tonecas

but lo and behold, the S65 facelift has air...

but lo and behold, the S65 facelift has air intake protections!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S-idpHU9xds
Forum: W213 AMG
12-24-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 757
Posted By tonecas

Question Where to buy AMG badges and letters?

after making the PPF wrap I am in need of some new badges to substitute the other ones i had on the E63S sedan.

However, i don't want to pay several dozens of USD in each OEM badge because they...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-23-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,790
Posted By tonecas

man, the side badges seem to be the most...

man, the side badges seem to be the most expensive. and guess what? the "4 MATTIC+" part is simply made of some kind of rubber !! unbelievably cheap :eek:. any Chinese manufacturer can make this.
Forum: W213 AMG
12-23-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,372
Posted By tonecas

Yeah, I believe my wheel bolts were not fixed...

Yeah, I believe my wheel bolts were not fixed with the right torque.
Forum: W213 AMG
12-21-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 719
Posted By tonecas

yeah, i also like dark tone to the windows. but...

yeah, i also like dark tone to the windows. but not too dark so to not place the inside of the car like it was at night. i think i will go for the Llumar 20% ceramic coating on the rear B pillar...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-21-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,372
Posted By tonecas

unbelievble. now i'm left in a difficult...

unbelievble.

now i'm left in a difficult position. the car drove away to the detailer and now there can be the usual not my fault game. because no one can prove when this damage was made :(
Forum: W213 AMG
12-21-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,372
Posted By tonecas

doing the detail process the guys discover that...

doing the detail process the guys discover that one of the brand new wheels has a scratch at the edge. looks like it was made when installing the tire from factory.
...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-19-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 719
Posted By tonecas

Question Window tint VLT used in Night Package

i've order mine with ACP and I am now going to place ceramic tint on the rear windows just for the looks.
i'm using Llumar and i'm debating between 35% and 20%. unfortunately they don't seem to have...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-19-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 998
Posted By tonecas

And then need another 1500km for full break in...

And then need another 1500km for full break in where we should push the engine bit by bit... It's crazy

On the other end I cannot see how pushing hard a brand new car can be an option. This is...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-19-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,870
Posted By tonecas

Not for intercoolers. They are were zunsport goes

Not for intercoolers. They are were zunsport goes
Forum: W213 AMG
12-19-2018, 02:49 PM
Forum: W213 AMG
12-19-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 21,338
Posted By tonecas

Lowering air flow to the engine will increase...

Lowering air flow to the engine will increase temps and limit output power. I have bought the zunsport but haven't installed them yet. Still waiting for Guinea pigs reports :))
​​​​​​
I am...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-18-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,372
Posted By tonecas

i also haven't had a single problem with wheels...

i also haven't had a single problem with wheels in 25 years, only the unavoidable curb scratches.

i also had issues everytime i go to a tire shop to change the tires and calibrate the...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-17-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,790
Posted By tonecas

yeah, the most important think is to have a good...

yeah, the most important think is to have a good job.

but it hurts waiting for so long... several months waiting, now more 10 days, then 1500 Km before being able to get a glimpse of what this car...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-17-2018, 12:40 PM
Forum: W213 AMG
12-16-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,790
Posted By tonecas

that's interesting. i found out that Xpel has...

that's interesting. i found out that Xpel has made the adhesive layer more thinner on the latest product version, launched this year. it went from 1.6mil to 1.1mil, the thinner of the 4 major brands....
Forum: W213 AMG
12-16-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,790
Posted By tonecas

that's a bummer. was that custom install or...

that's a bummer. was that custom install or plotter based?
Forum: W213 AMG
12-16-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,790
Posted By tonecas

over heating or loss of power when pushing more...

over heating or loss of power when pushing more hard for awhile
Forum: W213 AMG
12-15-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,790
Posted By tonecas

beauty. vinyl wrap in black? seems very similar...

beauty.
vinyl wrap in black? seems very similar to the OEM gloss black paint

noticed that you have also the Zunsport guards. any issue so far with cooling?[/LEFT]
Forum: W213 AMG
12-15-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 661
Posted By tonecas

Why amg had to have this camber setting so...

Why amg had to have this camber setting so aggressive? Doesn't bode well for technical expertise on my book. We are basically driving an unaligned car...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-15-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,372
Posted By tonecas

Sob... I get mad with people not being...

Sob... I get mad with people not being responsible. Glad they accepted the fault. It's a very ungrateful position trying to prove they did it when many times we didn't even check the car before...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-13-2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 123,752
Posted By tonecas

thanks! i'm going to put Llumar also! but full...

thanks! i'm going to put Llumar also! but full wrap. using Gyeon for ceramic coating.

yeah, i hear you. i'm also with some decisions to make. i want to keep the chromes however. did you apply any...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-12-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 58,131
Posted By tonecas

really?? wtf... tires aren't something...

really?? wtf... tires aren't something predefined? i mean, car makers change partnerships but running a current model version with different tire brands it's crazy :O
Forum: W213 AMG
12-12-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 58,131
Posted By tonecas

Mine has arrived also today! 6 months waiting,...

Mine has arrived also today!
6 months waiting, but now still 2 more weeks to get the PPF, ceramic coating and customization :(
already left it at the detailer.

but i was surprise for getting...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-12-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 123,752
Posted By tonecas

thanks! very useful to see the differences. ...

thanks! very useful to see the differences.
what brand did you use for the PPF? and why Autoflex and not just Plastidip?
Forum: W213 AMG
12-06-2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,790
Posted By tonecas

very nice spec. i will go the opposite way...

very nice spec.

i will go the opposite way keeping the chromes, but matte them. and complement it with a vinyl detail... job for 2 weeks :(

and first still have to get the car... it was...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-06-2018, 12:21 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,790
Posted By tonecas

found some specs for PPFs: Xpel Ultimate...

found some specs for PPFs:

Xpel Ultimate Plus
LLumar Platinum
Suntek Ultra

Xpel has become thinner because of the adhesive layer that came from 1.6mil to 1.1. Total 7.6mil

Llumar is the...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-04-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,790
Posted By tonecas

yeah, i think the same. simply can't get these...

yeah, i think the same. simply can't get these design misses. if you are going to use a color/tone then use it consistently. that is why i am also planning to wrap those things also.

but those are...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-04-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,790
Posted By tonecas

When keeping chromes how do you guys turn them to...

When keeping chromes how do you guys turn them to matte? Vinyl? Can a matte ppf be placed on them, like window trims and door handles?
Forum: W213 AMG
12-04-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 757
Posted By tonecas

Good question. I don't know either. But from...

Good question. I don't know either.
But from the related thread below it's seems safe if done properly
Forum: W213 AMG
12-04-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 569
Posted By tonecas

Really?? WTF... My Skoda with 12 years and 130k...

Really?? WTF... My Skoda with 12 years and 130k km has minimum wear...

A car of this price range cannot get good (synthetic) leather??
Forum: W213 AMG
12-03-2018, 12:32 PM
Forum: W213 AMG
12-02-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,790
Posted By tonecas

That seems a very wise approach. Every installer...

That seems a very wise approach. Every installer tries to show how their approach is the best, sometimes by true belief but many times to just push for their solution.

Those who do custom install...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-02-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,790
Posted By tonecas

That's one of the issues I see with people that...

That's one of the issues I see with people that do plotter install. Plotter installation is meant to be clean, with few tucked film, stretch and panel removal. Starting expanding and wrapping the...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-02-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,790
Posted By tonecas

Thanks for you feedback! Was it a full wrap? Have...

Thanks for you feedback! Was it a full wrap? Have you opt for a cheaper shop?
Forum: W213 AMG
12-02-2018, 05:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By tonecas

Hummm... I have a different opinion 1. The...

Hummm... I have a different opinion

1. The tran is smooth as silk. It's a multi clutch. It can't control shift aggressiveness other than by driving mode control (confort, sport,...) AFAIK

2....
Forum: W213 AMG
12-02-2018, 05:15 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,790
Posted By tonecas

For those of you who have had a plotter install,...

For those of you who have had a plotter install, has it developed a line of dirt and small peel on edge lines after 2 or 3 years like it happens with mobile phone screen protectors?
Forum: W213 AMG
12-01-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,790
Posted By tonecas

MB on my country doesn't offer this service. But...

MB on my country doesn't offer this service. But the particular installer risk is not that relevant since the warranty is offered by the brand like 6G Schnell said.
Forum: W213 AMG
12-01-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 123,752
Posted By tonecas

Beauty.. Is this a PPF wrap? Xpel Stealth? ...

Beauty..
Is this a PPF wrap? Xpel Stealth?
More details please
Forum: W213 AMG
12-01-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,790
Posted By tonecas

It seems to me the cleanest install is with a...

It seems to me the cleanest install is with a plotter. They can even adjust the template to better fit the car if the installer is experienced. But there will be more seams and hedges visible. On the...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-30-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,790
Posted By tonecas

Since Suntek and LLumar are under the same group...

Since Suntek and LLumar are under the same group do you mean Suntek in particular or LLumar is just the same?
Forum: W213 AMG
11-30-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,790
Posted By tonecas

the installer for the Xpel has good rep and is...

the installer for the Xpel has good rep and is the only certified installer in more than 1000 miles. they also are chosen by most costumers with cars from premium brands like Ferrari, Lamborghini,...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-30-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,790
Posted By tonecas

no dealer in Europe :( are they good? never...

no dealer in Europe :(
are they good? never heard of it[/left]
Forum: W213 AMG
11-30-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,790
Posted By tonecas

Question Xpel Stealth alternative

Well i decided to not follow the Xpel path.

I feel I am being ripped off on the quoted price i got, probably from the installer taking advantage of being the only certified one across 1,000 miles...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-29-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 58,131
Posted By tonecas

break it. definitely. in the US probably it's...

break it. definitely. in the US probably it's easier. in my country i can go from one end to the other and still will not be able to break it...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-29-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 58,131
Posted By tonecas

wonderfull! finally a guy that keeps the...

wonderfull! finally a guy that keeps the chromes!! pleased to meet you Sir :)

i would suggest now that you cover it with Xpel Stealth and it will be amazing :smokin:
Forum: W213 AMG
11-27-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 58,131
Posted By tonecas

what a beauty

what a beauty
Forum: W213 AMG
11-27-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 591
Posted By tonecas

interesting. i wonder if this is dependent on the...

interesting. i wonder if this is dependent on the country? i was told that it was not open. could use only with the car apps.

anyway, my major issue is with parking mode and be able to power cams...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-27-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 58,131
Posted By tonecas

yes, it seems so. i compare it to images with the...

yes, it seems so. i compare it to images with the obsidian black and it gets more grayish under light. "your" black is more "profound", deep, clearly black.
I was curious to see how it would work...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-27-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 591
Posted By tonecas

good question. AFAIK the Wi-Fi in the E63 goes...

good question. AFAIK the Wi-Fi in the E63 goes off when one leaves the car. also i believe there is no option to navigate freely on the net thru the MB WiFi. it's a closed system.

in my case I am...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-27-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 591
Posted By tonecas

thanks for the input. yes there are commercial...

thanks for the input. yes there are commercial versions that offer a little more safety by using a better kind of Li-ion batteries based on LiFePo4. That is the case for the tops dogs Blackvue Power...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-26-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 58,131
Posted By tonecas

interesting! never saw one in solid black. tried...

interesting! never saw one in solid black. tried to find one to compare but no luck.

can't see the difference. will need to take another picture of a obsidian black and compare to yours side by...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-26-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 58,131
Posted By tonecas

that's pretty high for what I have been seeing on...

that's pretty high for what I have been seeing on US, Canada and UK.

i was also quoted in my country at €7600 + taxes for full Xpel Stealth wrap and ceramic coating. pretty steep. here they seem...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-26-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 591
Posted By tonecas

also, place the portable jump starter/power bank...

also, place the portable jump starter/power bank within a lipo safe bag (two for OCD guys, like me! one with Velcro flaps and zipper, and another with only a zipper)
Forum: W213 AMG
11-26-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 591
Posted By tonecas

DIY: Creating an UPS like power system for dash cams

not sure where to post this but since this is for my coming E63S just decided to share it here.

basically, i don't want to mess with the fuse panel and not risk to have the battery being depleted....
Forum: W213 AMG
11-25-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,157
Posted By tonecas

but those are the same as previous models...am i...

but those are the same as previous models...am i going crazy? :confused:

https://images.caricos.com/m/mercedes-benz/2018_mercedes-amg_e63/images/1920x1080/2018_mercedes-amg_e63_14_1920x1080.jpg...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-25-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 58,131
Posted By tonecas

lovely! that's obsidian black right? i opted to...

lovely! that's obsidian black right?
i opted to keep the chromes. but is similar to yours. can't stand the waiting... fortunately it seems on track for delivery in December.

funny, you guys in...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-25-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 58,131
Posted By tonecas

i really can't see the use of the soft close...

i really can't see the use of the soft close doors the way they are currently implemented. you have to place the door near the closed position for the system to pull them up. might as just "slam" the...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-25-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 603
Views: 125,221
Posted By tonecas

those front air intake protection grills are...

those front air intake protection grills are stock right?
can't understand why the E63 doesn't come with ones. cars are not that different that placing some would interfere with air flow to...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-25-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 630
Posted By tonecas

Not in Europe. We have as stock the base MB sound...

Not in Europe. We have as stock the base MB sound system. Then the burmeister and finally the 3d burmeister
Forum: W213 AMG
11-25-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,157
Posted By tonecas

This is not confirmed. It is still the same as...

This is not confirmed. It is still the same as previous models :
...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-25-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 630
Posted By tonecas

1. It does bring active side bolsters 2. Not...

1. It does bring active side bolsters

2. Not sure. But I believe the charcoal filter will be missing. The ionizer and humidity filter I believe comes with the fragrance system optional

3. I am...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-23-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 58,131
Posted By tonecas

if people were used to use soft close doors (most...

if people were used to use soft close doors (most slam the doors, even if you alert them they will forget) AND the soft close doors worked as they should (never let it slam. have an hydraulic...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-23-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 58,131
Posted By tonecas

for those that have received their MY19 please...

for those that have received their MY19 please take a picture of the front air intakes. I would like to know if MB-AMG has really made any change to protect those intakes.
Forum: W213 AMG
11-23-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 58,131
Posted By tonecas

+1 on that idea

+1 on that idea
Forum: W213 AMG
11-23-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 58,131
Posted By tonecas

I use polarized glasses and only need to make the...

I use polarized glasses and only need to make the HUD a bit more brighter. there is a configuration for that.

do one really need this? probably not, but then you got used to it...

what you...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-23-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 58,131
Posted By tonecas

lower performance to solve CEL issue? or just...

lower performance to solve CEL issue? or just better software tuning?
Forum: W213 AMG
11-22-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 58,131
Posted By tonecas

sweet wagon. congrats!

sweet wagon. congrats!
Forum: W213 AMG
11-21-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,655
Posted By tonecas

What was announced was an improved distronic...

What was announced was an improved distronic based on route navigation. The system looks at the map and antecipates the speed limits and road conditions. This is what was put on the S class, but...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-20-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,011
Posted By tonecas

yes, if you take it against a "mini SUV"...

yes, if you take it against a "mini SUV" :)
Forum: W213 AMG
11-20-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,011
Posted By tonecas

I agree. does are good examples what a wagon is....

I agree. does are good examples what a wagon is. This Jag is not...

for a SUV, or a traditional Jeep/off-road, you have a vehicle with bigger wheels and bigger height relative to its length, and...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-20-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,011
Posted By tonecas

:D yes you can surely call it that way also....

:D
yes you can surely call it that way also. but this is clearly not a wagon. i'm European, i know what a wagon is. Americans know what a SUV is :)

brands have spread so much in their offers that...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-20-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,011
Posted By tonecas

agree. this is a small SUV, not a wagon

agree. this is a small SUV, not a wagon
Forum: W213 AMG
11-19-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 21,338
Posted By tonecas

is it correct to assume all these reports were...

is it correct to assume all these reports were based on mistake in identifying the supposed new protection from MB?
or is there even a confirmed new protection from MB since there is no MY19 being...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-19-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 21,338
Posted By tonecas

sorry, but there must be some confusion here....

sorry, but there must be some confusion here. this is the original version, since the launch. it is not the protection that someone here told that was coming this summer. at least there is no visible...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-18-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 58,131
Posted By tonecas

Mike and Mr. AMG, on the video

Mike and Mr. AMG, on the video
Forum: W213 AMG
11-18-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 58,131
Posted By tonecas

they say it does not affect sound...

they say it does not affect sound...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-18-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 21,338
Posted By tonecas

sorry, i'm lost here. are these images of the...

sorry, i'm lost here. are these images of the original/current version? how about the new protection that MB/AMG was placing on the new models? does anyone have any images?
Forum: W213 AMG
11-17-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 58,131
Posted By tonecas

my feelings also. there's a lot of easy money...

my feelings also.
there's a lot of easy money going on. central banks pouring money into the market, saving banks, that then know they will be saved and can lend and risk at their own will, and big...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-16-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 489
Posted By tonecas

2018 Mercedes-AMG E63 S hit with recall for faulty front passenger seat

missed this last month:

https://www.motorauthority.com/news/1119181_2018-mercedes-amg-e63-s-hit-with-recall-for-faulty-front-passenger-seat

only 22 cars affected :|
Forum: W213 AMG
11-15-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,128
Posted By tonecas

found some good 3M references: ...

found some good 3M references:

http://multimedia.3m.com/mws/media/1266019O/3m-automotive-attachment-tape.pdf...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-13-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,100
Posted By tonecas

simply beautiful. and the best way to have a car...

simply beautiful. and the best way to have a car protected while getting a satin finish look and having the option to return to a standard color later on and get more resale value
Forum: W213 AMG
11-13-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 980
Posted By tonecas

could you disclose the shop that quote you to get...

could you disclose the shop that quote you to get a look at it? PM me if you will[/left]
Forum: W213 AMG
11-13-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 980
Posted By tonecas

which brands do you use?

which brands do you use?
Forum: W213 AMG
11-13-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 920
Views: 58,131
Posted By tonecas

i believe it is a worldwide move. in Europe these...

i believe it is a worldwide move. in Europe these cars will only start being delivered on December, after production restarted this month
Forum: W213 AMG
11-13-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 920
Views: 58,131
Posted By tonecas

:D

:D
Forum: W213 AMG
11-12-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 980
Posted By tonecas

The idea of using a metallic glossy paint and...

The idea of using a metallic glossy paint and then wrap it with a Xpel Stealth or other matte PPF is great and that is what I will be doing with mine.

The OP's quote on the Xpel and coat seems too...
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