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05-02-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 20,011
Posted By Iceytys

Since it was all plug n play there was no reason...

Since it was all plug n play there was no reason to disconnect the battery.
04-19-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 678
Posted By Iceytys

New wheel FTW. ...

New wheel FTW.
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04-18-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 678
Posted By Iceytys

Mine is in the shop today for the airbag...

Mine is in the shop today for the airbag service........Comn new steering wheel cover!!!! Yahtzee!!! :D
04-18-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 198
Posted By Iceytys

LED Trailer Issue

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So we just picked up this bad boy about 2 weeks ago....and the GL pulls...
04-16-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,029
Posted By Iceytys

Yes....you connect one side of the double fakra ...

Yes....you connect one side of the double fakra that's goes into the Sirius tuner to the 15' fakra cable...then the other side to your head until antenna port. I'm pretty sure it doesn't matter...
04-16-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,029
Posted By Iceytys

I was able to buy a 15' Fakra cable that I ran...

I was able to buy a 15' Fakra cable that I ran from the new unit to the Siruis Radio tuner underneath the passenger driver side rear seat. Once i connected it up...FM reception works fantastic! ...
03-31-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 37,736
Posted By Iceytys

Looking for help here too....None of my 12v cigar...

Looking for help here too....None of my 12v cigar lighters seem to work, but I checked fuse 46 and seems to be just fine. The 120V power in the trunk works, but thats about it.

Any other...
03-18-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 607
Posted By Iceytys

Great looking rig and nice write up. I bought my...

Great looking rig and nice write up. I bought my 550 mainly as a boat hauler and 2nd car........and with 175k on the odometer it still looks brand new and runs like a champ. I think other than...
03-18-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 20,011
Posted By Iceytys

Finally got around to hooking my 15’ Fakra cable...

Finally got around to hooking my 15’ Fakra cable from the AVIN to the Sirius tuner, and whoala.......radio reception works like a champ. After 3 different cheap powered and unpowered antennas this is...
02-25-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 20,011
Posted By Iceytys

My unit will stay on with the ignition off,...

My unit will stay on with the ignition off, unless I open driver door. I am sure yours is the same................and yes I dont notice any boot up time. The only time I notice a boot time, is if I...
02-25-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 20,011
Posted By Iceytys

Yep......the antenna didnt work worth a...

Yep......the antenna didnt work worth a crap....so am going to order the 15' Fakra adapter and go your route as well. Did you order your cable from Amazon?
02-25-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 20,011
Posted By Iceytys

Unfortunately w/o the command center you loose...

Unfortunately w/o the command center you loose connectivity to the rear monitors is what I have read. They units will still work with a DVD in the player, but you can no longer broadcast to the...
02-18-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 20,011
Posted By Iceytys

Awesome work.....I installed another amplified...

Awesome work.....I installed another amplified antenna this weekend and it seems to work, but I havent had time to fully test it.....if I dont get good results,I'll definitely go this...
02-11-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 611
Posted By Iceytys

DRL is set to On. If I turn them to off the LED...

DRL is set to On. If I turn them to off the LED units dont turn on....so assume it's the proper setting
01-23-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 20,011
Posted By Iceytys

Actually I did both......however I will...

Actually I did both......however I will admit....on the powered one, i bought that looks similar to the below I didnt energize it. I decided to buy a non-powered one after just to see if that worked....
01-23-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 20,011
Posted By Iceytys

Im running a Samsung S8, and I havent had any...

Im running a Samsung S8, and I havent had any bluetooth connection problems or problems with it connecting to my hotspot. I, like WaveyKat, however still have the FM antenna issue. What's really odd...
01-19-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 20,011
Posted By Iceytys

Great....let the fun begin!!! Tried to get the...

Great....let the fun begin!!! Tried to get the FM working and even with the second antenna I'm getting a really crummy signal....hopefully you have more luck.
keep me posted 🙇*♂️
01-19-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 611
Posted By Iceytys

Auto headlights pet peeve

So I dont know if something is not set right or that’s just the way the Auto headlights work, but on my 2011 GL whether I have light position in Off or Auto, they still come on if it gets dark, go...
01-15-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 20,011
Posted By Iceytys

I can see you plugged in a black wire to your...

I can see you plugged in a black wire to your unit....where does it go (glove box) ? I traced a wire back to a box above the glove box, however when I plugged it in, it didnt make a difference, so...
01-15-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 20,011
Posted By Iceytys

yes...you are correct...only 1 of the 2 Fakra...

yes...you are correct...only 1 of the 2 Fakra connections on the AVIN is hot...and I have the adapter....however....I have yet to identify which wire is the antenna wire of the car....see picture...
01-15-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 20,011
Posted By Iceytys

Turbodog...thanks for chiming in and thats...

Turbodog...thanks for chiming in and thats great....but what plug are you plugging in to your AVIN where the FM antenna goes? See the double Fakra on the AVIN where I circled it. That's the FM...
01-15-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 20,011
Posted By Iceytys

Yes, as a matter of fact, I do have that unit and...

Yes, as a matter of fact, I do have that unit and while you are going to need that for FM signal there is nothing for you to plug into....turns out the wire I thought I was going to plug it into just...
01-15-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 20,011
Posted By Iceytys

I agree....let me know if you find a trick to the...

I agree....let me know if you find a trick to the FM antenna......I have an in dash unit coming this week, so Ill put in in this weekend and see if it works worth a damn. I dont use FM that much, so...
01-14-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 20,011
Posted By Iceytys

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

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Well worth it!!!
01-14-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,299
Posted By Iceytys

Sorry...I posted this to the wrong forum...I have...

Sorry...I posted this to the wrong forum...I have the 2011 GL550...which already has HID. I replaced the bulbs with another newer set. (Twice)....even tried going from 35w to 55w....but dont notice...
01-13-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 20,011
Posted By Iceytys

Yes...the unit comes with the 12v wire already...

Yes...the unit comes with the 12v wire already spliced....but the problem with my vehicle is it didnt have a normal antenna wire.....I am not sure if its on the same wire as the GPS from the car...
01-13-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,823
Posted By Iceytys

Yes...if you look at Kombifans post....they are...

Yes...if you look at Kombifans post....they are listing the wrong lights....I think however the seller might have corrected the listing.

I would send a message to seller when you purchase...just...
01-13-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,823
Posted By Iceytys

Happy to report...all the Ebay bulbs I ordered...

Happy to report...all the Ebay bulbs I ordered are all in...and have no error messages. So if anyone is looking to upgrade...se my other posts in this thread.

I have gone through 2 sets of HID...
01-13-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,299
Posted By Iceytys

Happy to report...all the Ebay bulbs I ordered...

Happy to report...all the Ebay bulbs I ordered are all in...and have no error messages. So if anyone is looking to upgrade...se my other posts in this thread.

I have gone through 2 sets of HID...
01-13-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 20,011
Posted By Iceytys

You lose some functions in the dash like the...

You lose some functions in the dash like the Navigation / Direction.....and you wont get any radio data in the dash...like song or station....but that seems to be it so far.

as for the clock...I...
12-31-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,198
Posted By Iceytys

If I were you, I would go with the 9" AVIN...

If I were you, I would go with the 9" AVIN Android Oreo head unit....super easy to install (no wires to cut) and totally upgrades this vehicle to the current century!!! Huge big touch screen system...
12-28-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,404
Posted By Iceytys

That's HAUTE!!!! Especially the second...

That's HAUTE!!!! Especially the second pic.......I am looking to upgrade to 22's with a nice deep concave as well. I pull a boat, so cant go too thin on the side wall for 24s, but love the look!!!...
12-19-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 20,011
Posted By Iceytys

Well an Android of course! :wootrock:

Well an Android of course! :wootrock:
12-19-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,029
Posted By Iceytys

Thats correct, I am almost 95% sure the connector...

Thats correct, I am almost 95% sure the connector at the top (in your picture) is for the Ipod Interface. Its not even hooked up on my install now, and I am pretty sure I traced the wires back to the...
12-19-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,029
Posted By Iceytys

No...that's an entirely different plug....I didnt...

No...that's an entirely different plug....I didnt even connect that plug to my new radio. The wire i am referring is connected to the main big block from the command center. Not sure if you can see...
12-19-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,029
Posted By Iceytys

I have been doing some research on this as well,...

I have been doing some research on this as well, and I believe you discovered the same thing as I, not double white Fakra connection. What I discovered is there is a single Fakra connection (covered...
12-19-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,823
Posted By Iceytys

Not sure about the turn signal bulbs yet as I...

Not sure about the turn signal bulbs yet as I havent installed as I am waiting on other bulbs, but they are canbus and supposed to not hyperflash....we shall see.

On the Philips parking light, yes...
12-19-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,823
Posted By Iceytys

Yep....100% plug n play. Only thing I had to do...

Yep....100% plug n play. Only thing I had to do was trim the plastic corners on one side just a tad so they would fit in the housing, but other than that....works great and very bright.
12-19-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 20,011
Posted By Iceytys

Bought and installed this same unit (w/ back up...

Bought and installed this same unit (w/ back up camera, factory mic, and HK Fiber adaptor) and did the install myself over the weekend, and so far I love it. Great upgrade....unit works flawless and...
12-19-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,823
Posted By Iceytys

I just bought my GL550 a month ago and the first...

I just bought my GL550 a month ago and the first thing I did was start my LED upgrade......Thus far I have completely replaced the interior lights with all LED and the License plate lights...so far...
12-19-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,823
Posted By Iceytys

Here is what I used....really bright and no error...

Here is what I used....really bright and no error messages
...
12-19-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,823
Posted By Iceytys

You should be able to take a small flat head...

You should be able to take a small flat head screw driver and pop out the little round lense covers, then you can access the bulb. Its a simple T10 / 194 bulb similar to the courtesy lights.
12-18-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 25,703
Posted By Iceytys

Bump.... PopoySD Did get your cable, and did...

Bump....

PopoySD Did get your cable, and did it work? Can you send a link? I did notice however, even though the AVIN had the double fakra connector, only the bottom one did anything, the...
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