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03-27-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,025
Posted By tate16t

Thereís a lot of speculation here. Iím not trying...

Thereís a lot of speculation here. Iím not trying to minimize the situation with your 450 and youíre right you shouldnít have to go through this with any new vehicle but these things happen with many...
03-06-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 26,653
Posted By tate16t

I've confirmed the world will end tomorrow, but...

I've confirmed the world will end tomorrow, but we always knew it would end one day, right?
02-15-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 548
Posted By tate16t

It will be! Itís a nice machine! Post pics! :y

It will be! Itís a nice machine! Post pics! :y
01-21-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 26,653
Posted By tate16t

It will be a 2020 model available for ordering in...

It will be a 2020 model available for ordering in 2019. Just as some who purchased and took delivery of their 2017 in late 2016.
12-24-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,128
Posted By tate16t

Then your previous statement, "Its the small...

Then your previous statement, "Its the small window on the yellow portion of the headlamp if it doesnt work they are simply not activated" doesn't make sense, sorry.
12-22-2017, 09:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,128
Posted By tate16t

How does one activate it? When I start my...

How does one activate it?

When I start my vehicle at night and my lights are in the "Auto" mode, my beam drops down and moves back and forth, and raises back up. Is this an indication that active...
11-11-2017, 10:15 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 26,653
Posted By tate16t

Some good pics toward the end of this thread, ...

Some good pics toward the end of this thread,
https://www.germancarforum.com/threads/2019-mercedes-gls-gl-successor.51984/page-3
10-08-2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,701
Posted By tate16t

Maybe you did not mean to imply that but this...

Maybe you did not mean to imply that but this did, "I took a closer look and of course the driver (a black girl with yellow painted finger nails) was busy with her phone".

A better way to say this...
10-08-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 636
Posted By tate16t

GLS Grand Edition??

Why is MB doing this to themselves????

http://www.carbuzz.com/news/2017/10/7/Mercedes-Benz-GLS-Grand-Edition-Aims-To-Add-Sparkle-To-Large-SUV-7741409/
09-22-2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,325
Posted By tate16t

Interesting....

https://youtu.be/M_9d9OygPKY



https://youtu.be/1d4Ax3NSm3k
Forum: GL63 AMG
09-16-2017, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 808
Posted By tate16t

Wheel options

Please show me your wheels, oem or custom!

Also where are good places to purchase wheels for the GLS 63?
08-17-2017, 09:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,912
Posted By tate16t

Why did you trade your 2017 RR?

Why did you trade your 2017 RR?
08-15-2017, 10:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,325
Posted By tate16t

where can I get the fender flares? thanks

where can I get the fender flares?

thanks
08-14-2017, 05:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,325
Posted By tate16t

Thanks! I believe the rear bumper on the...

Thanks!

I believe the rear bumper on the GLS550 is a bit different than the 450. The 450 has the black molding running along the bottom. Also I'm not sure the fender flares will work with the...
07-25-2017, 11:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,196
Posted By tate16t

Why even risk it. Put 91 in and enjoy the vehicle!

Why even risk it. Put 91 in and enjoy the vehicle!
07-07-2017, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,325
Posted By tate16t

GLS Body Kits?

Is anyone aware of body kits for the GLS? I've seen GLS63 kits online but what about the 550?
07-05-2017, 09:52 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 20,235
Posted By tate16t

Yeah I've seen this. I wonder how reliable the...

Yeah I've seen this. I wonder how reliable the connection is via wifi?
07-05-2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 791
Posted By tate16t

Brand tire? Thanks

Brand tire? Thanks
07-05-2017, 09:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 791
Posted By tate16t

Wow, that changes to look for sure, nice, I like...

Wow, that changes to look for sure, nice, I like it. What tires are you running?
07-04-2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,722
Posted By tate16t

CarPlay solves this. Maybe look for an...

CarPlay solves this. Maybe look for an aftermarket CarPlay add-on?
07-04-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,722
Posted By tate16t

The updates I have seen for the MB unit are only...

The updates I have seen for the MB unit are only updates for the MAPs (adding new route info). The factory GPS on most any car is useless. Use your phone (Waze, GMaps etc.) and don't waste your time...
07-04-2017, 08:36 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 20,235
Posted By tate16t

I have yet to hear of such a thing but would love...

I have yet to hear of such a thing but would love for the need for a USB connection to go away. Bluetooth is my preference.
07-03-2017, 08:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,697
Posted By tate16t

That's ridiculous!

That's ridiculous!
07-02-2017, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,631
Posted By tate16t

http://www.aznoptics.com/

http://www.aznoptics.com/
07-01-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,870
Posted By tate16t

Post pics!

Post pics!
07-01-2017, 02:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,316
Posted By tate16t

I guess you have a 550? It sounds like you...

I guess you have a 550? It sounds like you answered your own question. 19's don't fill the wheel wells good enough and the recessed look takes away from the aggressive stance.
07-01-2017, 02:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 791
Posted By tate16t

Bump?

Bump?
06-30-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 791
Posted By tate16t

21's on a 450

Can someone please share pics of a 450 with 21 inch wheels?

Do they fill the wheel wells a bit more?
04-27-2017, 08:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,180
Posted By tate16t

GL-Class Recall Alert!

https://www.cars.com/articles/2016-2017-mercedes-benz-gl-class-gle-class-gls-class-e-class-recall-alert-1420695200572/
04-26-2017, 09:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,972
Posted By tate16t

2016-2017 GL-Class, GLE-Class, GLS-Class, E-Class: Recall Alert!

Is this real?

https://www.cars.com/articles/2016-2017-mercedes-benz-gl-class-gle-class-gls-class-e-class-recall-alert-1420695200572/
04-21-2017, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 642
Posted By tate16t

Wishful Thinking ... .

The 2018 GLS interior???

https://releazedatecars.com/2018-mercedes-benz-gls/
04-21-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,870
Posted By tate16t

For that cost you should look at a 550.

For that cost you should look at a 550.
04-01-2017, 11:19 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 20,235
Posted By tate16t

The main reason for the higher Android numbers...

The main reason for the higher Android numbers are due to the Android OS installed on more devices, "Samsung, Motorola, LG and hundreds more...."

Domination doesn't translate to better.
04-01-2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 20,235
Posted By tate16t

Sales are up for iPhones, and always have been....

Sales are up for iPhones, and always have been. The Android OS is quirky at best. Be gone. :topic:
12-16-2016, 06:12 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 33,555
Posted By tate16t

Did you try deleting and reinstalling the app?

Did you try deleting and reinstalling the app?
12-07-2016, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 992
Posted By tate16t

GLS550 AMG SPORT Front Bumper

Hey guys,

Will a 2017 GLS550 AMG Sport Front Bumper fit on a 2017 GLS450?
08-19-2016, 09:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,918
Posted By tate16t

Not saying that at all. C&D is another source...

Not saying that at all. C&D is another source stating the same 0-60 times. As I said, 0-60 times will be all over the map.
08-19-2016, 09:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,174
Posted By tate16t

That is one sharp looking ride!

That is one sharp looking ride!
08-19-2016, 09:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,918
Posted By tate16t

0-60 times will be all over the map. ...

0-60 times will be all over the map.

eMercedesBenz has been around and are a respected online source for MB.

Here is a C&D review that states the same 5.7 0-60 times for the GLS450.
...
08-13-2016, 05:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 882
Posted By tate16t

Car Wash???? :(

Car Wash???? :(
08-13-2016, 12:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 882
Posted By tate16t

This is not just an MB problem, other...

This is not just an MB problem, other manufactures are experiencing the same. Google it and you'll see.
08-06-2016, 10:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,935
Posted By tate16t

Not sure either so I cannot elaborate. My...

Not sure either so I cannot elaborate. My question is, will it void the warranty?
08-05-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,944
Posted By tate16t

How do you like your new GLS450?

How do you like your new GLS450?
08-05-2016, 08:56 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 20,235
Posted By tate16t

Did the recent iPhone OS update add any new...

Did the recent iPhone OS update add any new features? I wish they would allow the use of the Waze app.
08-05-2016, 08:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,935
Posted By tate16t

Does this void your warranty?

Does this void your warranty?
07-28-2016, 06:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,899
Posted By tate16t

It doesn't look like an MB either.

It doesn't look like an MB either.
07-17-2016, 10:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,697
Posted By tate16t

The 'CAR' button in the GLS if pressed once takes...

The 'CAR' button in the GLS if pressed once takes you to vehicle settings. If you press it and hold it you get 360 degree camera view.

On your 2015 GL, try pressing the 'SYS' button and holding it...
07-17-2016, 08:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,437
Posted By tate16t

Rear screens are a thing of the past anyway.

Rear screens are a thing of the past anyway.
07-17-2016, 08:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,697
Posted By tate16t

oh ok that may be the case. See the car button on...

oh ok that may be the case. See the car button on the GLS in this pic below the screen, just above the green phone button. You can zoom up closer if needed.
...
07-16-2016, 03:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,697
Posted By tate16t

How does this differ from pressing and holding...

How does this differ from pressing and holding the car button on the GLS?
06-24-2016, 06:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,530
Posted By tate16t

The fleet discount for the GLS if you're eligible...

The fleet discount for the GLS if you're eligible is $500.

https://www.mbusa.com/mercedes/fleet_program/overview
06-23-2016, 08:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 695
Posted By tate16t

You should post in the GLS forum,...

You should post in the GLS forum, https://mbworld.org/forums/gls-class-x166-207/
06-20-2016, 10:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,381
Posted By tate16t

I like the Yakima Fullswing solution better. The...

I like the Yakima Fullswing solution better. The 'drop out of the way' concept doesn't appear out of the way for me. Also, it looks like an $89 solution, not to say I'd spend $500 on one but the...
06-18-2016, 08:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,381
Posted By tate16t

Not exactly, ...

Not exactly,
https://www.amazon.com/Yakima-FullTilt-5-Bike-Premium-Locking/dp/B009SM5HOK/ref=sr_1_2?s=automotive&ie=UTF8&qid=1466294217&sr=1-2&keywords=yakima+5+bikes
06-13-2016, 11:33 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 20,235
Posted By tate16t

Apple Maps is getting an all-new design in iOS....

Apple Maps is getting an all-new design in iOS. Eddy Cue says the new Maps is "a lot more proactive." Rather like Siri and Photos already are: a lot more predictive stuff being introduced. Maps will...
06-13-2016, 11:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,010
Posted By tate16t

10!

10!
06-13-2016, 08:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,504
Posted By tate16t

Directly from MacRumors:...

Directly from MacRumors: http://www.macrumors.com/roundup/carplay/#wireless_carplay

Since iOS 9, Apple has supported wireless CarPlay implementations. Nearly all CarPlay setups require an iPhone...
06-10-2016, 07:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,341
Posted By tate16t

Why are you selling them?

Why are you selling them?
06-10-2016, 07:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 808
Posted By tate16t

This is because the dealer does not dry the car...

This is because the dealer does not dry the car thoroughly.
06-10-2016, 07:32 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 31,757
Posted By tate16t

Correct, that would be a "Special Order"...

Correct, that would be a "Special Order" item.
06-05-2016, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 562
Posted By tate16t

Front Wheels lean inward?

Is it normal for the front wheels to lean slightly inward at the top?

See this pic I got online. Its not my GL but I can see the slight inward lean in this photo.

...
05-28-2016, 10:47 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 20,235
Posted By tate16t

Of course you can pair a bluetooth device to the...

Of course you can pair a bluetooth device to the GLS and play music from it. Did you look at your manual? I don't know the steps off the top of my head but I'm certain it can be done. Check your...
05-28-2016, 07:48 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 20,235
Posted By tate16t

Music and audiobooks at the same time? I would...

Music and audiobooks at the same time? I would think any bluetooth device would only transmit one auto source at a time.
05-28-2016, 07:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,006
Posted By tate16t

Will these fit the new GLS?

Will these fit the new GLS?
05-22-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 770
Posted By tate16t

Also I might add the European/Canadian models may...

Also I might add the European/Canadian models may differ.
05-22-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 770
Posted By tate16t

I found pictures. The 2016/17 are the same but...

I found pictures. The 2016/17 are the same but the 15's and below differ. Here is a picture of a 17 and 15 with brakes applied.

...
05-22-2016, 09:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 770
Posted By tate16t

Does anyone have pics of this, meaning with the...

Does anyone have pics of this, meaning with the brakes applied showing the difference?
05-18-2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 994
Posted By tate16t

Jerome, I would bring this up with your...

Jerome,

I would bring this up with your dealer. You paid for a rear 'lockable' compartment but did not get that.
05-12-2016, 09:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,239
Posted By tate16t

This works on the E-Class but does it work on the...

This works on the E-Class but does it work on the GL/GLS ....

If your windows and sunroof are open you can hold the recycle air button in, all glass closes. Hold the recycle air button in again...
05-12-2016, 09:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,239
Posted By tate16t

If you have the push button start. The cap can be...

If you have the push button start. The cap can be pulled out and the key can be inserted.
05-12-2016, 09:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,239
Posted By tate16t

Maybe I'll start to keep this thread on track.......

Maybe I'll start to keep this thread on track....

Some might not consider this a hidden feature but its a cool one....

The "HOLD" function. If you push down on the brake a second time, it holds...
05-11-2016, 09:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,239
Posted By tate16t

Hidden Features!!!!

Some cars have hidden features. What are the hidden features with the GL?
05-06-2016, 08:06 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 101,516
Posted By tate16t

The RED is starting to stick on me! :)

The RED is starting to stick on me! :)
05-06-2016, 08:01 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 101,516
Posted By tate16t

+1 :y

+1 :y
05-06-2016, 02:45 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 101,516
Posted By tate16t

I disagree! The GLS doesn't look soft at all. It...

I disagree! The GLS doesn't look soft at all. It has an aggressive look with the Blackout and looks more updated.
05-05-2016, 08:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,086
Posted By tate16t

anyone else have thoughts?

anyone else have thoughts?
05-04-2016, 09:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,086
Posted By tate16t

Active Curve

How can I determine if Active Curve is active/installed?
04-21-2016, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,053
Posted By tate16t

I put down with the dealer, thanks

I put down with the dealer, thanks
04-21-2016, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 589
Posted By tate16t

Thanks I did just that, submit it with the dealer.

Thanks I did just that, submit it with the dealer.
04-21-2016, 05:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,053
Posted By tate16t

New purchase

I will finance a new MB. I'm going to finalize the agreed to price with the dealer and finance with my credit union. I intend to put additional funds down.


Should I put down money on the car at...
04-20-2016, 10:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 589
Posted By tate16t

Down payment?

I will finance a new GL. I'm going to finalize the agreed to price with the dealer and finance with my credit union. I intend to put additional funds down.


Should I put down money on the car at...
04-20-2016, 05:54 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,875
Posted By tate16t

Yes this is fixed with the GLS. I think the...

Yes this is fixed with the GLS.

I think the new 20 inch wheels look better. I like the new 19 inch ones too.
03-17-2016, 09:21 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 42,243
Posted By tate16t

A beauty ........ Mercedes-Benz GLS63 AMG...

A beauty ........

Mercedes-Benz GLS63 AMG 2016 GLS Class Start Up, Full In Depth Review Interior Exterior - YouTube
03-14-2016, 10:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,414
Posted By tate16t

More views pls!

More views pls!
03-14-2016, 12:29 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 20,235
Posted By tate16t

I see the link no longer works. ******* is the...

I see the link no longer works. ******* is the third party solution provider.
03-14-2016, 12:18 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 20,235
Posted By tate16t

I don't believe this will impact the resale of...

I don't believe this will impact the resale of your car. Your car should be worth what it is without CarPlay.


There is a third party solution that was posted a few weeks ago, the very first...
03-12-2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,242
Posted By tate16t

Makes sense to me.

Makes sense to me.
03-12-2016, 10:17 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,242
Posted By tate16t

I cannot see MB continuing to ship to dealers...

I cannot see MB continuing to ship to dealers with a potential pending issue though. What if they'll be required to make adjustments? All of those vehicles sitting at the dealer may need to be...
01-03-2016, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,622
Posted By tate16t

Post for sale items here,...

Post for sale items here, https://mbworld.org/forums/classifieds-55/
12-30-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,321
Posted By tate16t

What did you think of the Volvo XC90? I saw one...

What did you think of the Volvo XC90? I saw one today. It's nice but it did not have the commanding look of the GL. I know its not the same class but I've heard others compare them too, not sure why.
12-30-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,321
Posted By tate16t

Thanks guys. Is there a use case to have a 550...

Thanks guys. Is there a use case to have a 550 over a 450 other than performance and appearance?
12-30-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,321
Posted By tate16t

GLS450 or 550?

Hey guys,

I've been looking to purchase a GLS450 and have priced it out to be $85k or so. I also looked at the 550 and priced it to be around $95k. I used the current GL pricing as a guide since...
12-29-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 18,432
Posted By tate16t

I wonder if any of these kits will be available...

I wonder if any of these kits will be available for the new GLS450?
12-28-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,317
Posted By tate16t

I don't have any experience with Cooper's but...

I don't have any experience with Cooper's but they were mentioned in the E-Class forum more then once.
12-28-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,317
Posted By tate16t

I wonder if this tire will work for the GLS450 in...

I wonder if this tire will work for the GLS450 in a size 20"?

This is the same conversation I had with my E-Class, Michelin vs. Continental vs. Pirelli. I had stock 18" Pirelli's and switched to...
12-24-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 951
Posted By tate16t

Show me your leather seats.....

....after one year or more.


How are you leather seats holding up? Are there creases or wrinkles? Do you have kids?
12-24-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 703
Posted By tate16t

Show me your leather seats.....

https://mbworld.org/forums/gl-class-x166/610260-show-me-your-leather-seats.html#post6654421
12-23-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,393
Posted By tate16t

Does MB finance limit how much of a down payment...

Does MB finance limit how much of a down payment one can put on a vehicle?

Are there any advantages going with MB finance services over an outside bank?
12-23-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,393
Posted By tate16t

Thanks. I'm definitely looking at the 2017 model....

Thanks. I'm definitely looking at the 2017 model. I'm not one to chase the newest model every time its refreshed or renewed so I'm ok with keeping it for a while.

Leasing seems more costly to me....
12-23-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,393
Posted By tate16t

Thanks all. I too keep my cars for a few years...

Thanks all. I too keep my cars for a few years and would finance.

I'm assuming you all purchased extended warranties as well? At what point should I consider an extended warranty?

What do...
12-22-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,393
Posted By tate16t

Buy or Lease?

I notice most of you lease your GL. Is there a reason you don't buy? Which is the better way to go and why?
12-22-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,105
Posted By tate16t

Did you leave a deposit? If so, how much?

Did you leave a deposit? If so, how much?
12-16-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 12,147
Posted By tate16t

Do we need to wait until March/April to see a GLS...

Do we need to wait until March/April to see a GLS on a dealer lot. I would like to see/test drive one before ordering.
11-23-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,420
Posted By tate16t

The GL does look dated in this photo. This photo...

The GL does look dated in this photo. This photo doesn't do the GL any justice. It gives the GLS better positioning and therefore a profile advantage, if that makes sense. The GLS is beginning to...
11-20-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,223
Posted By tate16t

Deliveries will begin in March. This does...

Deliveries will begin in March.

This does not mean what you order will make a March delivery.
11-13-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 637
Posted By tate16t

Mercedes-Benz GLS pricing announced (UK)

Mercedes-Benz GLS pricing announced (UK)

Mercedes-Benz has disclosed pricing details for the GLS...
11-12-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,223
Posted By tate16t

I believe there is a new red available.

I believe there is a new red available.
11-12-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 495
Posted By tate16t

Dealer Order Bank for 2017 GLS will open 1st week December!

https://mbworld.org/forums/showthread.php?t=605673&referrerid=125791
11-12-2015, 12:09 PM
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Posted By tate16t

Of course. It still doesn't look right however it...

Of course. It still doesn't look right however it got there.
11-12-2015, 11:09 AM
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Posted By tate16t

Yeah, there are pics of this dash all over the...

Yeah, there are pics of this dash all over the web. Those above seem to work for the SL but something doesn't look right with the GLS pics with this dash.
11-08-2015, 11:12 PM
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Posted By tate16t

If I owned a 2015 GL550 I would probably say the...

If I owned a 2015 GL550 I would probably say the same thing. :rolleyes:
11-08-2015, 10:54 AM
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Posted By tate16t

Most others are doing the same thing, BMW, Audi...

Most others are doing the same thing, BMW, Audi and Lexus.
11-08-2015, 10:11 AM
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Posted By tate16t

I think we all need to wait until you see them in...

I think we all need to wait until you see them in person. Online pics often don't do justice for any automobile.
08-29-2015, 04:26 PM
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Posted By tate16t

Lexus should close it's doors for good. I'm not...

Lexus should close it's doors for good. I'm not sure what they are doing with their designs lately. The front ends are hideous. In fact the shape of the entire line is not very appealing. I read an...
07-20-2015, 08:34 PM
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Posted By tate16t

Its way overdone and looks like a Lexus grill. It...

Its way overdone and looks like a Lexus grill. It diminishes the stance of the GL and makes it look tricked out. Very Darth Vaderish. :)
06-29-2015, 07:55 PM
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Posted By tate16t

And video: Mercedes -Benz GLS 2015 - 2016...

And video:

Mercedes -Benz GLS 2015 - 2016 (Mercedes GL Facelift) Erlkönige - Prototypes on the road SPY VIDEO - YouTube
06-29-2015, 07:53 PM
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Posted By tate16t

Sharing more pics....

Sharing more pics....
06-28-2015, 11:58 AM
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Posted By tate16t

63!

2016 Mercedes Benz GL 63 AMG Black Crystal - YouTube
06-28-2015, 11:56 AM
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Posted By tate16t

Spy Shot!

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/759x500/80-gl_x166_walkoart_1_e562731c88d3f9ddbde69bd20dd2b11423793da4.jpg


Updated GL (X166) Spotted in Sindelfingen
The Mercedes-Benz GL...
06-23-2015, 07:46 PM
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Posted By tate16t

Is that an old article? It says March 6, 2015.

Is that an old article? It says March 6, 2015.
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Posted By tate16t

That was a direct quote so program could equal...

That was a direct quote so program could equal stock. 😊
06-15-2015, 06:40 AM
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Posted By tate16t

The xc90 conversation is here: ...

The xc90 conversation is here:

https://mbworld.org/forums/gl-class-x166/589378-competitor.html#post6464783
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Posted By tate16t

I was told by my dealer that the DWS 06 is not in...

I was told by my dealer that the DWS 06 is not in the MB program yet.
06-12-2015, 07:09 AM
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Posted By tate16t

Thanks for pointing that out. Corrections made.

Thanks for pointing that out. Corrections made.
06-11-2015, 09:38 PM
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Posted By tate16t

I decided to go with conti's at the dealer. They...

I decided to go with conti's at the dealer. They came out cheaper.

Local Shop: DWS 06
$184.00ea (includes mounting & balance)
road hazard: $19.99ea
$816
$70 mail-in rebate = $746

MB Dealer:...
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Posted By tate16t

Continental DWS06

Anyone have experience with the new Continental DWS06? I'm looking to replace PZero's on a 2010 E350 sport.
06-09-2015, 12:56 PM
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Posted By tate16t

What is MB waiting for?

What is MB waiting for?
06-06-2015, 12:20 PM
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Posted By tate16t

First time I heard this. Maybe it wasn't the...

First time I heard this. Maybe it wasn't the tires?
06-06-2015, 12:19 PM
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Posted By tate16t

What do you have now? How do you like them?

What do you have now? How do you like them?
06-03-2015, 08:07 PM
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Posted By tate16t

Thanks for all the clarification.

Thanks for all the clarification.
06-03-2015, 06:56 PM
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Posted By tate16t

Is this fact or maybe? How would you 'come out'...

Is this fact or maybe? How would you 'come out' of a lease early?
06-02-2015, 07:36 PM
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Posted By tate16t

To me, the GL is much better looking.

To me, the GL is much better looking.
06-01-2015, 10:11 PM
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Posted By tate16t

Buying Tires at the Dealer

Is there any advantage to buying tires at the dealer? They are offering buy 3 get one free. Did anyone take advantage of this and did it work out better or equal to non-MB shops?
05-29-2015, 10:08 AM
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Posted By tate16t

I have a sport 350 so it would be a different...

I have a sport 350 so it would be a different tire I believe.
05-28-2015, 08:11 PM
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Posted By tate16t

Thanks

Thanks
05-28-2015, 02:41 PM
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Posted By tate16t

NY, 4Matic, don't drive this car in the snow much.

NY, 4Matic, don't drive this car in the snow much.
05-28-2015, 02:29 PM
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Posted By tate16t

Echo plus?

Echo plus?
05-28-2015, 08:36 AM
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Posted By tate16t

Tires - Michelin Sports or Continental Echo Plus?

Which tire would you guys recommend for a 2010 e350 sport sedan?

Thanks in advance.
05-26-2015, 03:08 PM
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Posted By tate16t

Sorry I jumped in a little late. Which tires are...

Sorry I jumped in a little late. Which tires are you happy with here? I have a e350 sport with Perilli's and need new tires. Is your car a sport or luxury model?
05-26-2015, 12:19 PM
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Posted By tate16t

Just about every website I've seen states later...

Just about every website I've seen states later this year.
05-21-2015, 08:56 PM
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Posted By tate16t

More pics: ...

More pics:


https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1600x1063/80-2016_mercedes_gls_8_ea964c6f9140b524fcba8f7934462bc54c7226c5.jpg

...
05-17-2015, 12:42 AM
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Posted By tate16t

I'm already a few years into the Geico plan and...

I'm already a few years into the Geico plan and it works out cheaper then MB. My wife setup the plan and I did not know we were covered 😡
05-16-2015, 01:15 PM
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Posted By tate16t

https://www.geico.com/getaquote/auto/mechanical-br...

https://www.geico.com/getaquote/auto/mechanical-breakdown-insurance/

I did a search here on MBWorld and a few have used it without issue.
05-16-2015, 01:10 PM
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Posted By tate16t

CPO is expiring.

CPO is expiring.
05-16-2015, 09:22 AM
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Posted By tate16t

Life after warranty

I have a 2010 E350 and the warranty is ending in a few months. I have GEICO Mechanical Breakdown insurance and may not purchase an extended warranty from MB.

Questions...

1. Can I still...
04-25-2015, 11:18 PM
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Posted By tate16t

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

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/900x600/80-gls2_56fb3c263d426ee0931398ec67e027be89561f79.jpg
04-25-2015, 11:14 PM
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Posted By tate16t

GLS?

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/680x421/80-gls_83dab867fd8d974811102bfa3fb08a3e406eb76f.jpg
04-25-2015, 03:50 PM
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Posted By tate16t

Does your kid normally have problems?

Does your kid normally have problems?
04-25-2015, 09:38 AM
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Posted By tate16t

The 550 with most options would be an additional...

The 550 with most options would be an additional 10k or more. That is a significant cost difference. A 450 with Active Curve is not a bad way to go.
04-19-2015, 02:13 PM
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Posted By tate16t

Funny you mention that because I was about to...

Funny you mention that because I was about to ask. I notice the naming difference, Active Curve Tilting vs. Active Curve System.
04-16-2015, 08:02 AM
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Posted By tate16t

I think MB made a mistake releasing the GLE...

I think MB made a mistake releasing the GLE (M-Class) with the facelift. I cannot see them releasing a GLS without the facelift. I know based on what you said previously this will likely not be the...
04-14-2015, 09:59 AM
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Posted By tate16t

So "rebadging only" means there will be no...

So "rebadging only" means there will be no refresh or facelift for 2016? Sorry but just want to be clear. Thanks
04-13-2015, 06:11 PM
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Posted By tate16t

The GL is US production so wouldn't the US see...

The GL is US production so wouldn't the US see the GLS first?
04-12-2015, 05:44 PM
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Posted By tate16t

Where is here?

Where is here?
04-10-2015, 11:03 PM
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Posted By tate16t

http://blogs.youwheel.com/2015/04/10/breaking-2016...

http://blogs.youwheel.com/2015/04/10/breaking-2016-mercedes-benz-gls500-will-come-4-0t-v8/
04-10-2015, 10:30 PM
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Posted By tate16t

The actual display window doesn't look larger. In...

The actual display window doesn't look larger. In fact, it looks smaller. Has anyone seen this screen in the GLE yet? What does the actual graphics look like? Is the command software different?
04-09-2015, 11:30 AM
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Posted By tate16t

Did anyone get their hands on the order guide...

Did anyone get their hands on the order guide yet? Anything new?
04-04-2015, 08:40 PM
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Posted By tate16t

I found this here which is more recent .... ...

I found this here which is more recent ....

https://www.elementfleet.com/news-resources/motor-company-information/buildouts/item/2885-mercedes-suvs-build-out-and-start-up-dates

...
03-29-2015, 07:03 PM
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Posted By tate16t

Would you mind posting pics?

Would you mind posting pics?
03-29-2015, 07:00 PM
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Posted By tate16t

I'm not necessarily looking for brighter but if...

I'm not necessarily looking for brighter but if there is one and its compatible I would go for it. Are they easy enough to install myself?
03-29-2015, 01:12 PM
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Posted By tate16t

I thought Mercedes used a GE H7 bulb. I searched...

I thought Mercedes used a GE H7 bulb. I searched this forum and see reference to Sylvania H7 SilverStar ULTRA as a good alternative. Is anyone using these?
03-29-2015, 09:46 AM
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Posted By tate16t

Halogen Low Beam Headlight Bulb?

Hey guys,

I need to replace my halogen low beam headlight bulbs. I have a 2010 E350. What is the recommended bulb replacement? Also is the bulb easily accessible that I can do this myself? A...
03-27-2015, 06:33 PM
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Posted By tate16t

I guess your GL was not purchased from a dealer?

I guess your GL was not purchased from a dealer?
03-26-2015, 12:47 PM
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Posted By tate16t

Does this mean orders can be placed later this...

Does this mean orders can be placed later this summer? And, might we see the GLS at the New York Auto Show?
03-26-2015, 08:31 AM
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Posted By tate16t

This image shows the GL (or GLS), second from...

This image shows the GL (or GLS), second from last. Those lights and grill look updated.
...
03-25-2015, 08:21 PM
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Posted By tate16t

I like it. They just need to change the mirrors...

I like it. They just need to change the mirrors to complete the updated look.
03-24-2015, 09:52 PM
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Posted By tate16t

Very Nice! That color is really nice.

Very Nice! That color is really nice.
03-17-2015, 09:40 PM
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Posted By tate16t

Another mention of a 2016 appearance!

http://www.motorauthority.com/news/1072743_2016-mercedes-benz-glc-glk-class-spy-shots

The new GLC, which arrives as a 2016 model, will debut later this year. It will be joined by three other...
03-15-2015, 05:05 PM
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Posted By tate16t

I was told by my dealer that the refresh would...

I was told by my dealer that the refresh would not happen until 2017 model year.
03-05-2015, 03:16 PM
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Posted By tate16t

Thanks guys. It looks like ASC is a must.:y

Thanks guys. It looks like ASC is a must.:y
03-03-2015, 09:48 PM
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Posted By tate16t

ACTIVE CURVE SYSTEM

Is the ACTIVE CURVE SYSTEM worth the purchase without the On/Off-Road Package?

Those 450 owners without the ACTIVE CURVE SYSTEM, do you regret not purchasing it?
02-24-2015, 08:43 PM
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Posted By tate16t

I also thought the 2016 GLS (refreshed GL) will...

I also thought the 2016 GLS (refreshed GL) will begin production this summer. Can anyone else confirm?
01-17-2015, 09:45 PM
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Posted By tate16t

Another angle: there might be thousands who are...

Another angle: there might be thousands who are experiencing similar problems as those posted here but aren't aware of this forum.
01-17-2015, 07:24 AM
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Posted By tate16t

What made you switch to MB after owning BMWs and...

What made you switch to MB after owning BMWs and an Audi?
01-16-2015, 07:58 PM
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Posted By tate16t

I'm a bit concerned with all these negative posts...

I'm a bit concerned with all these negative posts about the GL. I was considering one of these for my family. Are the problem posts here limited to a few or is this vehicle one I should avoid? Those...
09-14-2014, 10:06 AM
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Posted By tate16t

Found this on the GL ...

Found this on the GL

http://www.newcarnewsandreviews.com/2016-mercedes-benz-gl-class/
09-13-2014, 11:40 AM
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Posted By tate16t

If your criteria is based only on performance...

If your criteria is based only on performance then your point is taken however the 450 has a lot more to offer and looks a lot better than any of the SUV's you mention. Savings is savings no matter...
09-13-2014, 09:22 AM
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Posted By tate16t

All the talk about power, turbo lag, passing...

All the talk about power, turbo lag, passing speed is relevant based on what SUV you are coming from. If you're coming from a Mazda Tribute like my wife, a fine 3 row SUV such as the 350 or 450 will...
09-01-2014, 06:00 PM
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Posted By tate16t

I see they are in Rochester. That's very far from...

I see they are in Rochester. That's very far from me. Thanks
09-01-2014, 05:40 PM
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Posted By tate16t

Does CarMax require an in-person visit? I'm in NY...

Does CarMax require an in-person visit? I'm in NY and we don't have a CarMax that I'm aware of.
09-01-2014, 03:48 PM
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Posted By tate16t

Trades

Which web site (Edmunds, KBB, Autotrade or other) do Mercedes dealers check to get cost estimates for trade-ins? Do they typically offer more or less then these sites?
08-29-2014, 09:48 PM
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Posted By tate16t

a little more detail online for the lease; ...

a little more detail online for the lease;

Available only to qualified customers through Mercedes-Benz Financial Services at participating dealers through September 02, 2014. Not everyone will...
08-27-2014, 10:19 PM
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Posted By tate16t

Thanks. Based on gasbuddy.com in my area,...

Thanks. Based on gasbuddy.com in my area, premium vs. diesel prices are pretty close, $4.19 vs $4.29. That's at the gas station I visit frequently. There are others that are cheaper, as low as $3.95...
08-26-2014, 03:52 PM
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Posted By tate16t

How much higher is fuel cost? From what I...

How much higher is fuel cost?
From what I recall there's diesel at every station I visit.
How often do fuel filters need to be changed?
Did you mean turbo v6?
08-26-2014, 09:51 AM
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Posted By tate16t

Possible new owner

Hello all,

I'm new to the forum. My wife and I are considering a GL. Like a lot of others we are not sure if we want to go a í15 350 or 450. She drives a Mazda Tribute now so either would be a...
08-09-2014, 07:12 PM
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Views: 38,409
Posted By tate16t

My dealer once told me installing the straight...

My dealer once told me installing the straight DRL's was not possible. :rolleyes:
08-09-2014, 05:15 PM
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Posted By tate16t

I already had the round fogs swapped out for...

I already had the round fogs swapped out for straight LEDs. A local shop did mine and at the time I was told they could not wire them so that they would come on at night. Right now they serve as DRL...
08-09-2014, 10:53 AM
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Views: 38,409
Posted By tate16t

Was anyone else able to swap the round fogs for...

Was anyone else able to swap the round fogs for straight LEDs and get the LEDs to come on at night as well as during the day?
07-24-2013, 08:08 PM
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Views: 2,109
Posted By tate16t

Sign up for Dropbox, its a great tool. ...

Sign up for Dropbox, its a great tool.

https://www.dropbox.com/
04-25-2013, 06:09 PM
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Posted By tate16t

I find it hard to believe that one can change...

I find it hard to believe that one can change from round fogs to LEDs without a bumper modification and/or electrical changes, especially after many posts on this the past few years. These posts...
02-18-2012, 05:31 PM
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Posted By tate16t

Nice Look ...

Nice Look
http://www.autoblog.com/2011/08/18/2013-lexus-gs350/
10-14-2009, 08:38 AM
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Views: 764
Posted By tate16t

Thanks everyone!

Thanks everyone!
10-13-2009, 09:53 PM
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Views: 764
Posted By tate16t

Sure, if I can get it off. :)

Sure, if I can get it off. :)
10-13-2009, 09:21 PM
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Views: 764
Posted By tate16t

Anyone?

Anyone?
10-13-2009, 02:42 PM
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Views: 764
Posted By tate16t

Removing Rear Bumper?

New to the forum.

I'm a proud owner of a 2007 E350 Sport. I love this car!I've been viewing a few threads and I'd like to begin by changing my rear bumper to the AMG style. I see a lot of posts...
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