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Forum: C63/C63S AMG
04-06-2016, 03:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,978
Posted By Vash

From what I've heard, all coupes will be produced...

From what I've heard, all coupes will be produced in Germany. Euro Delivery, 7% discount (or invoice, whatever % that may be off MSRP), plus all of the other incentives, trip to Deutschland (which...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-06-2016, 02:58 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 11,615
Posted By Vash

However, we are talking about MBH and their...

However, we are talking about MBH and their "restocking fee", as it pertains to the OP. This was MBH's response regarding maintaining stock...





According to MBH, they have attempted to...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-04-2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 11,615
Posted By Vash

Not being facetious. Why charge the restocking...

Not being facetious. Why charge the restocking when they are same as already "resold"? If you can't keep them on the shelf, it makes more sense to maintain the relationship, than to recoup 6% in cc...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
03-16-2016, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1,022
Views: 337,360
Posted By Vash

I'm looking forward to ED on a BS. Good times....

I'm looking forward to ED on a BS. Good times. Crossing my fingers that the BS is available for ED. All coupes are allegedly going to be produced in Deutschland so... :nix:
03-05-2016, 02:32 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 92,173
Posted By Vash

Same here!

Same here!
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-02-2016, 10:15 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 14,057
Posted By Vash

"Robotic surgery" is vastly different than a...

"Robotic surgery" is vastly different than a robot performing surgery. In robotic surgery there is a surgeon at the helm, controlling every aspect. The robotics used are merely a tool, guided by the...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
02-26-2016, 11:47 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 14,057
Posted By Vash

This. Anyone that says a machine can put...

This. Anyone that says a machine can put something together as good as a man is either ignorant, or eristic. The engines and parts are not "static", every piece is machined within given tolerances....
02-25-2016, 02:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,966
Posted By Vash

He did, turned out to be a laxative. Oddly...

He did, turned out to be a laxative. Oddly enough, still "butt hurt".




In regards to the faux AMG's, it dilutes the brand.
02-24-2016, 01:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,038
Posted By Vash

Beautiful car! Welcome to the club. Based on the...

Beautiful car! Welcome to the club. Based on the white CUV behind in the pic, it looks like you have Diamond White. Great color combo (my coupe is DW+Red n Black+CF). Which filter did you go with? I...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-12-2016, 10:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,195
Posted By Vash

Cool ^Well, after my extremely accurate...

^Well, after my extremely accurate "calculations", I'm proud to say that I'm 1'st in line for the MY 2024 W206 CBS. :D
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-11-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,195
Posted By Vash

This "guesstimate" seems way off. W204 C63...

This "guesstimate" seems way off. W204 C63 introduced MY '08, both C63 coupe and BS released MY '12. W205 C63 introduced MY '15, we know the W205 C63 coupe will be available for MY '17, so it isn't...
08-18-2015, 03:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,750
Posted By Vash

I've had the car seat in the coupe once. I...

I've had the car seat in the coupe once. I learned with the first that it isn't easy/comfortable getting a car seat in/out (also 6'2"), have other cars for carting the fam around. Our 3'rd is on the...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-04-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,413
Posted By Vash

I would have gone straight to the dealer after...

I would have gone straight to the dealer after being told that the "Engine Light" was on in my brand new car.

I would want to see and experience any "issues" so that I was well aware of it's...
04-26-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 595
Posted By Vash

FS- '12+ "Facelift" Hood Diamond White

My wife wants me to get rid of my original hood. It's Diamond White, great shape, except a little bend in the very nose (got an estimate of 200 to fix).

I don't want to deal with shipping, local...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-09-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,583
Posted By Vash

I currently own a W204 C63 and not planning on...

I currently own a W204 C63 and not planning on purchasing a W205. There are two "speed bumps";

1. No Euro Delivery. I picked up my C63 coupe via ED and loved the experience. Breaking the car in...
Forum: W212 AMG
01-18-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,058
Posted By Vash

Total bs. You get the car at invoice and...

Total bs. You get the car at invoice and "Destination & Delivery" is waived. I was "sold" all kinds of bs regarding AMG's and Euro Delivery as well. Go to another dealer (if possible).
12-04-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,476
Posted By Vash

I checked out the CTS-V coupe when it first came...

I checked out the CTS-V coupe when it first came out. I couldn't get past the exterior and I didn't like "the feel" of the car. I may have considered the ATS-V, but the turbo 6 kills it for me. I...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-04-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,861
Posted By Vash

Thanks Mindy! I read somewhere that...

Thanks Mindy!



I read somewhere that the top speed of both the C63 and the S would be 155mph and that didn't sound right. Now I see the S will have a top speed of 180.

I shouldn't have...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-04-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 13,617
Posted By Vash

I know that some makes/models sometimes cost more...

I know that some makes/models sometimes cost more there, but I don't think any are twice as much, or even close. For instance, you said the 507 was $90k there. If you quoted Canadian, that's ~$79k...
11-24-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,804
Posted By Vash

I'll dig up my invoice tomorrow, it has all the...

I'll dig up my invoice tomorrow, it has all the part numbers.

Have you seen the Mode Carbon vent covers? I replaced my OEMs with these and they look awesome. I suggest you get these in place of...
11-22-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 38,782
Posted By Vash

No offense, but you're going about it all wrong....

No offense, but you're going about it all wrong. When I was 20 I didn't have a "girlfriend", just a whole bunch of girls that thought they were (not that I ever told them they were, where they got...
11-17-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 25,399
Posted By Vash

The issue here is semantics. I'm not trying to...

The issue here is semantics. I'm not trying to argue that M1 0w40 isn't an approved oil. When you say "recommended" you're talking about the entire list of approved oils (229.5, 229.51, 229.52), but...
11-17-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 25,399
Posted By Vash

Also from the page Ingenieur quoted; ...

Also from the page Ingenieur quoted;




Then we have...



Click the link to 229.5 below. Scroll down to the Mobil 1 oils. The only M1 5w40 listed is Formula M, not the ESP (Emission System...
11-16-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 25,399
Posted By Vash

It sounds as though MB/AMG have been recommending...

It sounds as though MB/AMG have been recommending M1 5w40 for some time. I wasn't aware of the older MB "newschannel" recommendation. I know there was another from AMG in Jan/Feb of '12. Perhaps they...
11-16-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 25,399
Posted By Vash

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/216x384/80-wp_20140530_08_45_15_pro_e1ab430ff7e0462f2efcdc63e9ccfeffa8bbaa2c.png

This is the M1 MB service puts in the M156. Note, not the...
11-15-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 25,399
Posted By Vash

^It is odd. Even stranger is that it's being...

^It is odd. Even stranger is that it's being replaced by a 0w30 (ESP X1).


There is another M1 5w40, it isn't mentioned on their site, but you can get it at most dealers. It isn't the ESP M (low...
11-14-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 25,399
Posted By Vash

D- check Mobil 1's...

D- check Mobil 1's (http://www.mobiloil.com/USA-English/MotorOil/Oils/Mobil_1_ESP_Formula_M_5W-40.aspx) site. M1 5w40 ESP M has already been discontied and replaced with a 0w30.


You're asserting...
11-14-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 25,399
Posted By Vash

Diabolis, you suggested that Porsches A40 has...

Diabolis, you suggested that Porsches A40 has superior characteristics to MB's 229.51. Regardless of what other standards it has to satisfy, the oil list with superior characteristics is the one with...
11-13-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 25,399
Posted By Vash

Did you take a look at the list of approved oils...

Did you take a look at the list of approved oils on the A40 list? Over 90% of them are 5w40 (vs ~9% 0w40). Just saying.

The 5w40 isn't a bandaid on an old wound (older cars with worn lifters), as...
11-11-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 13,437
Posted By Vash

Indeed, I did lose you there. This was in...

Indeed, I did lose you there.

This was in response to your "friends voice mail" not being "fake". If you play a recording of yourself thanking your wife for dinner each night, it is fake...
11-11-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 13,437
Posted By Vash

It is "fake", it isn't "your car's"...

It is "fake", it isn't "your car's" exhaust/engine note. It is a recording made by BMW and played in every F10 M5. Your own quote states that it is an "exterior recording" and "... samples are based...
10-14-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,530
Posted By Vash

Boardwalk is the winning piece, Park Place is...

Boardwalk is the winning piece, Park Place is "common". There are rare/winning pieces and commons in each set.

If you happen across someone foolish enough to split their winnings with you, be...
10-09-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,016
Posted By Vash

I get bored of cars quick. Some last a couple...

I get bored of cars quick. Some last a couple years, some months. I have other cars besides the C and have my eye on a few right now, but I think I'm going to hold on to the C regardless of what else...
10-09-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,467
Posted By Vash

You can wedge a baseball card or soda can in the...

You can wedge a baseball card or soda can in the caliper so that the wheel spokes hit it. If you want to go real aggressive, you can do both. There are also software upgrades for the interior audio....
10-09-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,467
Posted By Vash

I said there wasn't a base M3 listed in the "Top...

I said there wasn't a base M3 listed in the "Top 100 Laps of all time" on the 'Ring's website, the C63 coupe is 99 and 100.
10-09-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,467
Posted By Vash

I guess. Look at the Top 100 times on the rings...

I guess. Look at the Top 100 times on the rings website.

Base C63 Coupe is on there with a time of 8:01. No base M3 present. Black Series vs GTS; BS = 7:45, GTS = 7:48. :nix:


I don't really...
10-08-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,467
Posted By Vash

Your Mag Times are inaccurate. 2012 C63 P31 ...

Your Mag Times are inaccurate.

2012 C63 P31
C&D got [email protected] (3.7 0-60)
MT got [email protected] (also got 3.7 0-60)

There are a number of bone stock (down to the tires) 11.8-11.9 C63's.


So...
10-08-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,231
Posted By Vash

I've never heard of coverage requirements, but I...

I've never heard of coverage requirements, but I have really high coverage anyway (always cya, or you may have to pay out the "A").

GAP insurance is included in every lease and covers what isn't...
10-07-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,231
Posted By Vash

A couple things; Putting money down on a...

A couple things;

Putting money down on a lease is not a bad thing. It is in direct relation to the payment, whether you pay it up front, or over term, it is the same amount. It isn't like...
09-29-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,655
Posted By Vash

I remember my first beer. Suggestion, next...

I remember my first beer.

Suggestion, next time don't troll the interwebs, find a girl that will let you touch her.
09-25-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 768
Posted By Vash

I would have assumed the same, but he specifies...

I would have assumed the same, but he specifies P30 and w/o P31.

?:nix:
09-24-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 31,878
Posted By Vash

I finally got around to installing these. Wow,...

I finally got around to installing these. Wow, these really bring the front of the car to life. The only thing is, now I have to get the Lufstrom front spoiler to even it out. The carbon fiber...
09-05-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,468
Posted By Vash

I would never purchase a third party warranty....

I would never purchase a third party warranty. They are too quick to challenge claims. Conflict of interest. They are in the business of selling warranties, one time payment, and then they hope to be...
09-04-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 782
Posted By Vash

I was admiring an M4 while stopped at a light...

I was admiring an M4 while stopped at a light this morning. For a second I was thinking "hot car, maybe I should go check one out at a dealer". Then the light turned green, the M4 took off, I was...
08-21-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 31,878
Posted By Vash

"Nostril" vents came yesterday. Nice looking...

"Nostril" vents came yesterday. Nice looking pieces.

Nelly, is it only the 3M keeping these in place?
08-20-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 26,349
Posted By Vash

Unless there is a hood specifically designed for...

Unless there is a hood specifically designed for the C350/300/250, then it won't fit. The front end of the C63 is extended to be able to fit the M156, making the hood a little longer. There is a "V"...
08-18-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 916
Posted By Vash

Could be the intake manifold gasket. :nix: ...

Could be the intake manifold gasket. :nix:

How long have you had the ROW's/aFe's installed? Cel right after install?

You don't have your charcoals, but do you have the old air boxes and...
08-15-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 16,921
Posted By Vash

Yesterday I drove past the Chevron on Sherman Way...

Yesterday I drove past the Chevron on Sherman Way and Woodley and they have a huge banner up stating they have race fuel, 101 octane (excited about having another option in the Valley, had to share)....
08-15-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,434
Posted By Vash

+1 and do something about that car while you're...

+1 and do something about that car while you're at it.

OP needs a "beater" and a "but-'er-face".
08-14-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,587
Posted By Vash

Bone stock cars (down to tires) have hit...

Bone stock cars (down to tires) have hit 11.8/11.9.

Sounds to me like there is an issue with the tune. The ET and trap don't add up, considering what these cars can do.
08-13-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 31,878
Posted By Vash

Order placed, these are going to look HOT! ...

Order placed, these are going to look HOT!

Anybody install these themselves and have some tips to offer up?

If not, anyone in Southern California know of a good shop that will do a proper/clean...
08-13-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,560
Posted By Vash

http://static.giantbomb.com/uploads/original/0/435...

http://static.giantbomb.com/uploads/original/0/4355/1145798-941670_937204_facepalm_implied_super_super.jpg

You didn't say that the R/T 392 wasn't available yet, you attempted to correct me and...
08-13-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,560
Posted By Vash

I am correct in saying that the 392 is also...

I am correct in saying that the 392 is also available in the current (2015) R/T.

From Motor Trend;...
08-11-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,560
Posted By Vash

Nope, the R/T can now be had with the 392 from...

Nope, the R/T can now be had with the 392 from the SRT8. Strange, but true.
08-10-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,091
Posted By Vash

Yes. I think the error codes are due to...

Yes.


I think the error codes are due to too drastic a change in the airflow (as read through the MAF). The ecu will adjust to minor/gradual changes, but going from filthy OEM filters to high...
08-07-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,636
Posted By Vash

Then you'd have to imagine someone saying "Pfft,...

Then you'd have to imagine someone saying "Pfft, it's just a regular Mercedes" and topped off with a :rolleyes:. None of them are "regular" or "run of the mill", especially when the 550's are...
08-07-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,619
Posted By Vash

Rage referred to the facelift w/PP. Does your...

Rage referred to the facelift w/PP. Does your coupe have the P31 package? If not, that's why you felt a big difference between it and the 507. As rage said, there isn't any real difference between...
08-07-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,315
Posted By Vash

Sell Saph the filters and I'll take the air...

Sell Saph the filters and I'll take the air boxes. I already have the AFE Pro Dry S filters.

Just noticed you're in LA. I'm in Porter Ranch. Either shipping will be cheap, or if you're willing to...
08-06-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,047
Posted By Vash

Anyone that states "drive it like you stole...

Anyone that states "drive it like you stole it/will drive it" doesn't know/understand that these engine/drivetrain/transmission parts are all machined within tolerances. I'm not exactly sure of...
08-03-2014, 01:56 PM
08-02-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,735
Posted By Vash

"... smoke ANY NA C63..." was the statement made....

"... smoke ANY NA C63..." was the statement made. NOS, or not, Dad's C63 did that run, less FI. It was a well built, reliably fast, dd.

How about Dodgers [email protected]?
08-02-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 62,713
Posted By Vash

Absolutely gorgeous. Well done, sir.:y You...

Absolutely gorgeous. Well done, sir.:y

You should add your mod list to your sig.
08-02-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,735
Posted By Vash

"Trolling" the M driver that stepped in to defend...

"Trolling" the M driver that stepped in to defend the M.

However, though she is no longer among us, Dad's C63 did the 1/4 in [email protected] So, your statement, his, and the article, is not all that...
08-02-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,735
Posted By Vash

The trap speed tells you what would happen from a...

The trap speed tells you what would happen from a roll and since you're alleging that traction was an issue here, you can deduct a couple mph from the "820hp" M3's 133. There are NA C63's that...
08-01-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,735
Posted By Vash

I read it, the 820hp finishes the 1/4 in 11 flat...

I read it, the 820hp finishes the 1/4 in 11 flat @~130. The are NA C63's quicker than that, I won't even bring up the CTSV. Fastest my...

Not a sedan, but jrcart's CLK is knocking on 8's door.
08-01-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 31,878
Posted By Vash

Price shipped to 91326. Also, are these available...

Price shipped to 91326. Also, are these available right now?
07-29-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,522
Posted By Vash

Beautiful car. I need me one of these.

Beautiful car.


I need me one of these.
07-27-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,760
Posted By Vash

It was an SLK, but not the current one of the...

It was an SLK, but not the current one of the time. The Crossfire was a previous gen SLK (r170, I think), the SLK had moved onto the r171. Even the Crossfire engines were all previous gen, not one...
07-27-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,170
Posted By Vash

I would agree, however, after a dealer oil change...

I would agree, however, after a dealer oil change (they used 0w40) I started getting the lifter noise. Checked the oil level, looked good. I wanted to see if anyone else had experienced the "tick"...
07-27-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,170
Posted By Vash

I hope he doesn't mind me quoting him, but this...

I hope he doesn't mind me quoting him, but this is Steve from Weistec in regards to the 0w40 vs 5w40;

"Issue 1: These engines take 0w-40 synthetic oil from the factory. If you have the dealership...
07-27-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,170
Posted By Vash

Yeah, I've seen that page before. It was...

Yeah, I've seen that page before. It was available at one time, but it doesn't appear to be a part of the current product lineup. Besides, it's inferior to either the ESP 5w40 M and 0w40 because it's...
07-27-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,170
Posted By Vash

I'm certain those oils are one and the same....

I'm certain those oils are one and the same. Mobil has their entire (current) product line listed on their website and their is only one Mobil 1 5w40 M. The "ESP" stands for "Emission System...
07-26-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,170
Posted By Vash

The 5w40 specs above aren't for the 5w40 used in...

The 5w40 specs above aren't for the 5w40 used in the M156. The 5w40 M is what MB puts in the M156 (the 5w40 Diesel is a completely different oil to the M and is inferior, in regards to M156...
07-25-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,760
Posted By Vash

http://www.seabreeze.com.au/Img/Photos/Windsurfing...

http://www.seabreeze.com.au/Img/Photos/Windsurfing/5258495.jpg
07-25-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,760
Posted By Vash

https://i.chzbgr.com/maxW500/7613915904/h112890F2/

https://i.chzbgr.com/maxW500/7613915904/h112890F2/
07-23-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,447
Posted By Vash

The XF-R is not NA, it's supercharged. ...

The XF-R is not NA, it's supercharged.


I'm torn as to "what's next". I'm keeping the C63 (I'm smitten). The S63 coupe was a sure thing, but now Lexus has just announced that their LF-LC is going...
07-22-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 818
Posted By Vash

I get most of my sports supplements at Nutrition...

I get most of my sports supplements at Nutrition Depot, rather than Vitamin Shoppe.:y
07-22-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,756
Posted By Vash

:D ...

:D

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-yzoyJ8v1xXM/Uufpdpvy73I/AAAAAAAAAWE/hYTx7f7HACw/s1600/ignorance+is+bliss.png
07-21-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,756
Posted By Vash

Honestly, this is all too common. I know "second...

Honestly, this is all too common. I know "second hand". I have a relative (cousin-in-law) that poses on Facebook and Instagram. This person claims an education that was never earned, is an...
07-19-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 429
Posted By Vash

The AFE Pro Dry? I got mine off eBay for ~$120...

The AFE Pro Dry? I got mine off eBay for ~$120 (free shipping).
07-18-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,119
Posted By Vash

Wouldn't that then explain why the 0w40 causes...

Wouldn't that then explain why the 0w40 causes the tick. It will bleed out faster while the car is parked due to it's lower viscosity as it cools. No need to "pump it up" with the 5w40 as it's higher...
07-18-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,119
Posted By Vash

0w40 has lower viscosity at 104F than 5w40 (75 vs...

0w40 has lower viscosity at 104F than 5w40 (75 vs 81, info available on Mobil's site). I would imagine that difference would increase at lower temps. The issue isn't that the lifters need "refilled",...
07-17-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 937
Posted By Vash

"Pros - 706 bhp, 572lb-ft tq - amazing sound...

"Pros
- 706 bhp, 572lb-ft tq
- amazing sound both from speakers and exhaust"

The audio upgrades must really pump out that "M" sound. :)
07-15-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,280
Posted By Vash

[email protected] on stock tires. Mag times will be...

[email protected] on stock tires. Mag times will be better than that, "owners" even more so.


The SVT pictured above is rumored to be the GT350, GT500 power with Boss 302 handling (or better).

I was...
07-10-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,338
Posted By Vash

Better question; How big is VanBrecht to...

Better question;

How big is VanBrecht to have a 6'1" wife?! She's nearly as tall as me! My wife, 5'.

I fear no man, but a 5' Latina...

I couldn't imagine one 6'+, kudos to you, sir.
07-04-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,928
Posted By Vash

My ebay filter came today, same packaging, and I...

My ebay filter came today, same packaging, and I got to compare the filters before changing oil today. Alls good. I did notice that the Hengst supplied by MB dealers says AMG on it, the Hengst...
07-03-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,928
Posted By Vash

Now that it's been brought up, I'm going to check...

Now that it's been brought up, I'm going to check my eBay filter against the one from CQ.

The Chinese usually mess up font and, in some cases, spelling/spacing. The packaging will be noticeably...
07-03-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,928
Posted By Vash

That looks like the one, but at that price I...

That looks like the one, but at that price I would have to question "authenticity". China produces counterfeit Hengst filters. Hengst won a lawsuit allowing them to destroy 200k Chinese "Hengst"...
07-03-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,928
Posted By Vash

The Hengst filter is fleece. Thats what it says...

The Hengst filter is fleece. Thats what it says on their website, the reason that I avoided the rest (Wix, Fram, others are paper).

I'm holding one right now, definitely fleece.
07-03-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 24,252
Posted By Vash

Rather than dealing with a salesman, this is what...

Rather than dealing with a salesman, this is what you do;

Find invoice and incentives on Edmunds.
Locate your ideal vehicle online.
Contact several dealers in that/your area (dealer trades are...
07-03-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,928
Posted By Vash

I just ordered one on ebay for $14 (free...

I just ordered one on ebay for $14 (free shipping). Hengst E149H.


Max, I just stumbled upon another auto parts store that carries the Hengst filter along with a variety of top tier oils. CQ in...
06-19-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 26,349
Posted By Vash

I have the OEM BS hood and can't remember the...

I have the OEM BS hood and can't remember the weight. Anyone know (off the top of their head) what the BS hood weighs. If there is a significant weight savings, I'm in.

Price shipped to 91326.
...
06-16-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,667
Posted By Vash

Clearly, that would be misuse of the tires and...

Clearly, that would be misuse of the tires and would also warrant the "you're a douche" reaction from most (those that recognize the ethical implications).

Yes, Michelin states it's a capable...
06-10-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 24,580
Posted By Vash

A guy walks into a bar, he's been there all of a...

A guy walks into a bar, he's been there all of a minute when he says to the bar tender "What the ****, are you gonna serve me a beer, or not". The bar tender replies "sorry, can't do that" and...
06-01-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,638
Posted By Vash

If it's a mild "tick-tick-tick...", then it's the...

If it's a mild "tick-tick-tick...", then it's the lifters. Use 5w40, not 0w40.

If its a "wub-wub-wub...", or a "kakaah-kakaah...", then I can't help you.
06-01-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,069
Posted By Vash

I really hope the S63 coupe makes it onto the...

I really hope the S63 coupe makes it onto the Euro Delivery list. That would be awesome.

Had already planned on getting this before seeing the vid, that just cemented it.

OP, nice sig. :y
05-31-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 62,713
Posted By Vash

Nice work! It seems so easy for you on that side...

Nice work! It seems so easy for you on that side of the pond (codes and updates).

Is this being coded through a dealer?

What part of Germany are you in? Beautiful country and, from experience,...
05-29-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 16,921
Posted By Vash

I don't think they have the 100 anymore. Used to...

I don't think they have the 100 anymore. Used to be able to get it from them in 5 gal drums.

I found this list. Looks old, but some should still be open.

SoCal Race Gas...
05-29-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 16,921
Posted By Vash

It's on the corner of Vanowen and DeSoto. It...

It's on the corner of Vanowen and DeSoto. It hovers around $9 a gallon. I was there a week ago, but they had it blocked off while the pump across from it was being serviced.

I usually stop at two...
05-29-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 16,921
Posted By Vash

Maximus, where in SoCal are you? Here in the...

Maximus, where in SoCal are you? Here in the Valley there's a 76 that has a pump designated for "VP Racing 100". I generally run a mix of the 100 with Shell/Chevron 91 that puts octane around 94-95....
05-28-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,068
Posted By Vash

There's more to it than just the hood. You need...

There's more to it than just the hood. You need the "nostril" covers and vents, clips, and the hood liner (might be more, I forget). I have the complete parts list, total cost was about $3,900, but...
05-23-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,860
Posted By Vash

European Delivery is such a great experience,...

European Delivery is such a great experience, beautiful country.

Your car looks great.

Thanks for sharing.
01-07-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 835
Posted By Vash

PM price for M7, matte black, no shipping (I'm...

PM price for M7, matte black, no shipping (I'm local).
10-17-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,323
Posted By Vash

P31 is the AMG Development Pack (ie, performance...

P31 is the AMG Development Pack (ie, performance bump, upgraded brakes, lightweight crankshaft, forged internals, etc).

I'm pretty sure you can't have the P30 on a coupe, it was offered in '10/'11...
10-13-2013, 11:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,322
Posted By Vash

I never got the "intellectual" vibe from smooth....

I never got the "intellectual" vibe from smooth. Not dumb, but certainly not smarter than the average bear.
09-20-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,569
Posted By Vash

Is this all OEM? PM cost. Dealer or shop? (Shop...

Is this all OEM? PM cost. Dealer or shop? (Shop got me the complete hood).

Looks awesome (btw).
09-20-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,462
Posted By Vash

I'm going to say yes. I keep bumping into the...

I'm going to say yes. I keep bumping into the owner (in his Gintani badged M5 and SLS). Every time I do he says "I build these cars for a living, come by my shop and we'll hook you up". He lives in...
09-20-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,549
Posted By Vash

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-Ew-fMEebQzQ/TdIsGtCq_RI/...

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-Ew-fMEebQzQ/TdIsGtCq_RI/AAAAAAAAA1g/oQgBXAZ9YA0/s1600/Jawdrop.jpg

Price for headers, 200 cel cars, X pipe, and awesomeness.


Do you guys also do installs? I'm in...
09-18-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 787
Posted By Vash

I could be wrong, but I'm betting; he isn't...

I could be wrong, but I'm betting;

he isn't 73.
he isn't going through a divorce.
he doesn't reside in the US.


What was the method of payment? I had someone attempt to scam me after...
09-16-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 55,764
Posted By Vash

Price for the lip and diffuser to 91326. ...

Price for the lip and diffuser to 91326.

Throw me a quote on the wing while you're at it.

Thanks.:y
09-10-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,211
Posted By Vash

Second that.

Second that.
09-04-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 22,355
Posted By Vash

Still awaiting a response?:nix:

Still awaiting a response?:nix:
08-29-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 22,355
Posted By Vash

How much for a CF steering wheel with alcantara...

How much for a CF steering wheel with alcantara wrap plus CF shift knob? I want to retain my original. 2012 C63.

Is this a wrap, or solid carbon fiber piece?

Thanks in advance.
08-21-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,937
Posted By Vash

Why not? The M156 was in the E63 and the C63 at...

Why not? The M156 was in the E63 and the C63 at the same time up until the M157 was put in the E in 2012.

Probably going to be a 4.0 TT though. I wonder just how bad it will be able to put the...
07-17-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,534
Posted By Vash

^It sure does. This pic shows a vent in the hood,...

^It sure does. This pic shows a vent in the hood, I like the aggressive styling.

http://s1.cdn.autoevolution.com/images/news/gallery/spied-lexus-is-f-coupe-could-be-the-rc-f-photo-gallery_3.jpg
...
06-29-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,755
Posted By Vash

In for the group discount.:D PM price for...

In for the group discount.:D

PM price for 19x8.5/19x10 Perf Pack.

What color is shown? It looks like a satin black, I like it.

When will these be available for ordering?
06-29-2013, 04:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,176
Posted By Vash

I don't know about it throwing a code, but I you...

I don't know about it throwing a code, but I you guys can have the OEM hood off my coupe for $300 (OEM is $1,180+tax).
06-19-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,701
Posted By Vash

Trying to fool people with faux badging is...

Trying to fool people with faux badging is stupid.

I saw my first CLS 300 the other day. What bothered me was the ugly b itch driving it. She was walking behind us and groaned because we were...
06-06-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,934
Posted By Vash

Thumbs up Thanks for that. I just stopped in at Keyes...

Thanks for that. I just stopped in at Keyes European because I was passing by, read this post, and had them price match Anahiem. (I didn't mention it was an AMG, but they didn't say anything when...
05-16-2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,071
Posted By Vash

You can find solace in knowing this castration...

You can find solace in knowing this castration (of sorts) will be undone by the Stingray. BTW, congrats on that. Hot car, be sure to post pics when she arrives.
04-26-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,008
Posted By Vash

So, church this Sunday?

So, church this Sunday?
04-25-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,131
Posted By Vash

I was wondering what happened to this thread......

I was wondering what happened to this thread... (The original)

Is the matte finish wheel in the first pic the same as on the Edition 1? First looks like a matte/satin black, the Edition 1 wheels...
04-19-2013, 02:17 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 26,072
Posted By Vash

Saw a w211 rebadged as an E63 AMG (had 350/550...

Saw a w211 rebadged as an E63 AMG (had 350/550 tips and diffuser) on Rinaldi yesterday.

I just remembered an E46 M3 story. I spotted one in a small used lot while driving down Sepulveda. They had...
04-16-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,874
Posted By Vash

All PM's replied to. As you can see in the...

All PM's replied to.

As you can see in the first pic, the "nose" of the hood is bent down slightly, which cracked the paint. The hood needs to be straightened, then prepped for paint. I was told...
04-10-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,874
Posted By Vash

Price Drop! The hood has to go. $250...

Price Drop!


The hood has to go. $250 takes it.
04-09-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,437
Posted By Vash

I'll shoot you a pm.

I'll shoot you a pm.
04-07-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,079
Posted By Vash

Nice looking coupe. Complete the look with...

Nice looking coupe.

Complete the look with an OEM C63 hood (https://mbworld.org/forums/c-class-coupe-c204/494230-fs-oem-c63-cpe-hood-grill.html) and grill.

Shoot me a pm if you're interested...
04-07-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,874
Posted By Vash

Thanks. It's an OEM BS hood, ordered through a...

Thanks. It's an OEM BS hood, ordered through a local dealership. I'll post up some pics of it installed (the paint guy did an awesome job matching the Diamond White finish). Total was $3,858.85...
04-02-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,874
Posted By Vash

FS: OEM C63 Cpe Hood & Grill

I'm selling the hood and grill off my '12 C63 coupe. Someone bumped it while parked, so I figured I would take the opp. to upgrade to the BS/507 hood.

This is the damage to the hood.
...
04-01-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,176
Posted By Vash

Installing any level of tint on your...

Installing any level of tint on your driver/passenger window or windshield is illegal in CA. All that is a allowed is a perfectly clear "UV shield".

I try to avoid doing anything that will get me...
03-30-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,670
Posted By Vash

Magnetite is a beautiful color. I was torn...

Magnetite is a beautiful color. I was torn between Magnetite and Diamond White.

Congrats and welcome to the club!
03-30-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,462
Posted By Vash

I tried to include that in my order, only...

I tried to include that in my order, only available pre-facelift. :D


OP, did you get it used. Maybe it has a bad tune or gears? My '12 P31 coupe pulls strong past 140mph (did that once, also in...
03-29-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,911
Posted By Vash

AMG engines are so badass that they come wrapped...

AMG engines are so badass that they come wrapped in a Mercedes. :D
03-28-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 805
Posted By Vash

Edit: I think I got it covered. Well, my...

Edit: I think I got it covered.


Well, my hood is in, but I neglected to consider the under-liner and the possibility of separate "inserts" for the BS nostrils. I think I need the part number for...
03-21-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 26,072
Posted By Vash

Adding badges shows clear intent to pass off a...

Adding badges shows clear intent to pass off a car as something it is not. It is as absurd as a dude with a boob job. Fking "Transformers, more than meets the eye" (in the case of AMG posers,...
03-15-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,482
Posted By Vash

If you have a white debadged coupe, w/ black...

If you have a white debadged coupe, w/ black wheels, and a carbon fiber spoiler in the SFV, then I've seen your car. Have also seen a quad tipped, C350 AMG, silver coupe.
03-10-2013, 12:17 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,575
Posted By Vash

http://ih2.redbubble.net/image.12313876.1062/stick...

http://ih2.redbubble.net/image.12313876.1062/sticker,375x360.png
03-06-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,759
Posted By Vash

Have you been topping off with 0w40? I heard this...

Have you been topping off with 0w40? I heard this after topping off a coue times with 0w40. As soon as I heard it, I shut her off. After adding 5w40 it went away.
03-05-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,755
Posted By Vash

What do the 19's weigh? What finishes are...

What do the 19's weigh? What finishes are available? (Possibly something in a matte black)
03-05-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 805
Posted By Vash

Thanks for the response Pops. The hood looks...

Thanks for the response Pops.

The hood looks good. Any idea if the fitment/material(s) are on par with OEM? (Anybody)

This might be the way to go.
03-05-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 805
Posted By Vash

Need help with a part number.

I want to order a Black Series/Edition 507 hood, but the parts dept. is requesting the last 8 of a VIN to make sure we're ordering the right part. Anyone "on the inside" have any info on this?

A...
02-26-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,485
Posted By Vash

D, just pull the trigger already! Time is...

D, just pull the trigger already!

Time is money, but seat time is worth even more.
12-11-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,576
Posted By Vash

The C63 coupe can really break 200mph if...

The C63 coupe can really break 200mph if unrestricted?

Why was Ford making a big deal out of the new GT500 being able to do it at 6XXhp? Didn't MT or C&D try and only reach 196?

I want to try...
12-03-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,407
Posted By Vash

You know what that video needs... More...

You know what that video needs...

More cowbell.





I like the deeper sound of the M156, not too shabby though.
11-26-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,736
Posted By Vash

On an $87k MSRP car it's closer to $6.5k off as...

On an $87k MSRP car it's closer to $6.5k off as you get the car at invoice (I verified against info available on Edmunds). You save an additional $875 because Destination and Delivery is waived...
11-25-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,732
Posted By Vash

I have a '12 C63 coupe and an '11 G37 Journey S...

I have a '12 C63 coupe and an '11 G37 Journey S coupe. My G37 has ~22k on it and developed a "squeak" in the center console. A good hammer fist from the side took care of it, but it came back after ~...
11-20-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,641
Posted By Vash

There is no doubt that mods for the V come...

There is no doubt that mods for the V come cheaper. The rest is just subjective.

I looked at the V back when the coupes came out, wasn't for me. The C63 coupe was exactly what I was looking for....
11-16-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,941
Posted By Vash

Awesome! Love the red and black (I have the same...

Awesome! Love the red and black (I have the same with CF trim).

Is that Magnetite Black? When I saw it I nearly changed my mind on Diamond Wht.

Good luck following break in (after you've...
11-16-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 92,173
Posted By Vash

Behar Pepshi. I thought it said Bertrand...

Behar Pepshi.

I thought it said Bertrand Penski, until I checked the list on the PL.

407964
11-13-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,976
Posted By Vash

What is this white stuff?

Someone got a little too excited at the site of the M156.
11-07-2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,040
Posted By Vash

I think you both missed my point. These two...

I think you both missed my point.

These two dynos are from two diferent places;



You can get really low numbers on one dyno, then drive up the street to the generous dyno and make an...
11-07-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,040
Posted By Vash

The SLS parts (lightweight forged internals and...

The SLS parts (lightweight forged internals and lightweight crankshaft) and the upgraded AMG compound braking system are worth more than $5k. The 30hp and carbon wing are just plusses (but not "$5k"...
11-01-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,090
Posted By Vash

BT M UP- Beat 'em ("M") up 6X3 BST- 666 (6x3),...

BT M UP- Beat 'em ("M") up
6X3 BST- 666 (6x3), sign of the ...
NO BS

2MUCHBS
10-16-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,109
Posted By Vash

I'd like to hear a C63 with headers, if a mini...

I'd like to hear a C63 with headers, if a mini meet goes down be sure to let me know.

I want to keep the stock sound, just make it louder.
10-16-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,599
Posted By Vash

There are plenty of exotics around me and new...

There are plenty of exotics around me and new MBZ's, BMW's, Jags, etc. are a dime a dozen.

Despite that, people still notice my car. Every so often there will be a European car full of guys behind...
10-12-2012, 12:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,648
Posted By Vash

+1

+1
09-29-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 757
Posted By Vash

I didn't see a black SLS pulling out of the Ritz...

I didn't see a black SLS pulling out of the Ritz in South Beach around noon today.

:y
09-26-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,025
Posted By Vash

What's up D? Bored with the S4 already? C...

What's up D?

Bored with the S4 already? C coupe is a good choice. Good looking cars, solid as a rock.

Good luck in your hunt.
09-25-2012, 11:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 757
Posted By Vash

SoCal: I spy...

Was wondering why there wasn't a "Sightings" thread, then I realized that could potentially cause trouble for someone (somewhere they're not supposed to be).

So, in an effort not to "burn" anyone,...
09-20-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 26,072
Posted By Vash

I think that some dealers are badging them also....

I think that some dealers are badging them also. A couple weeks ago I saw a brand new CLS550 with AMG badges and an AMG license plate frame (dealer plate was Calabasas MBZ). I snapped a pic, but my...
08-30-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,370
Posted By Vash

Best thing to do is a drive through Malibu...

Best thing to do is a drive through Malibu Canyon, up PCH, and stop at Neptune's Net.

If anyone is up to that, I'm in.
08-25-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,163
Posted By Vash

The pearlescent color changes of Diamond White in...

The pearlescent color changes of Diamond White in various lighting looks amazing. It's beautiful, especially on such a beautiful car.

Biased opinion is not biased.
08-25-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,341
Posted By Vash

The car is currently stock (picked her up a week...

The car is currently stock (picked her up a week ago).

While in Germany I only ran 100, so I was used to how the car felt with higher (than 91) octane. I filled it with 100 before dropping it off...
08-23-2012, 11:16 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,341
Posted By Vash

Probably a bit of a drive for you, but... ...

Probably a bit of a drive for you, but...

http://i1147.photobucket.com/albums/o541/VashersAutoBucket/My%20C63/IMG_1266.jpg
08-14-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 43,802
Posted By Vash

Please pm the order info. Also, how long did...

Please pm the order info.

Also, how long did it take to receive?
08-08-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 36,704
Posted By Vash

Competitors: A4/A5, 328, C250/300, G25,...

Competitors:

A4/A5, 328, C250/300, G25, IS250, etc
S4/S5, 335, C350, G37, IS350, etc
RS5, M3, C63, ISF
M3 GTS, C63 BS

I ran a new (dealer plates) C350 sedan in my then new (now dead) '10...
08-08-2012, 02:44 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 11,760
Posted By Vash

I sent you a pm. It sounds like you're going...

I sent you a pm.

It sounds like you're going to make out good regardless. The 599 is beautiful. Saw one at a local gas station. His buddies were in a GT3 RS and an SL65.

Kudos.
08-07-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 839
Posted By Vash

I'm going to do the "Pepsi challenge" with my P31...

I'm going to do the "Pepsi challenge" with my P31 coupe. I'm going to pick up OE's portable tuner from their shop here in LA. My game plan is to load it with EC's tune, Velos, and maybe a couple...
08-04-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,402
Posted By Vash

451bhp+120bhp=571bhp I'm pretty good at...

451bhp+120bhp=571bhp

I'm pretty good at math. :y




^100%
08-04-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,402
Posted By Vash

The manufacturer quoted 451 is crank hp, the 4XX...

The manufacturer quoted 451 is crank hp, the 4XX quoted by vivid is wheel hp which is lower than crank hp due to drivetrain loss. So, stock the car is 451hp/3XXwhp, tuned it is 571hp/4XXwhp (whatever...
08-04-2012, 01:49 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 19,140
Posted By Vash

So, this would be a BS BS?:bs: The kit looks...

So, this would be a BS BS?:bs:

The kit looks good. I could see C63 owners getting this kit so they can run fatter rear tires. The BS badges make it poser, non-C63 makes it ridiculous.
08-01-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,840
Posted By Vash

So, the Rennen's are out. Although the finish is...

So, the Rennen's are out. Although the finish is close to what I had in mind.

I'm still torn between the rest.


Also, I think 20's look better on the car.

Has anyone tried out both 19's...
07-31-2012, 12:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,840
Posted By Vash

Deciding on coupe wheels. HRE, Vorsteiner, Rennen, Arkym...?

Any input would be appreciated.

I'm looking at the following wheels. Anyone have any idea which is the lighter, higher quality wheel?

19's with PSS's is what I have in mind.

Here's the car....
07-28-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,819
Posted By Vash

Look out of state. My local dealers were only...

Look out of state. My local dealers were only willing to offer a small discount on non-P31 cars. One dealer hit me up for a $15k markup and wouldn't budge. I found a car out in CO, dealer offered $4k...
07-26-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 16,949
Posted By Vash

You guys are local (818). When would I be able to...

You guys are local (818). When would I be able to come pick up a loader?

Shot you a pm.
07-25-2012, 11:10 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 70,583
Posted By Vash

Anyone have pre and post tune P31 dynos and/or...

Anyone have pre and post tune P31 dynos and/or 1/4 time slips yet?

Also, what gains would a P31 see on the 100 octane map?

My car is almost here, would like to know if this is going to give her...
07-23-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,137
Posted By Vash

Same here. My first Benz (C63 coupe) and also...

Same here. My first Benz (C63 coupe) and also coming from an Infiniti (still have it though, '11 G37S coupe).

Congrats on the new car! She's a beauty.
07-20-2012, 01:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,186
Posted By Vash

I'm going to do ED on every European car I buy...

I'm going to do ED on every European car I buy from now on. Honestly, my wife and I are already planning on doing ED on another AMG within the next 2/3 years.

Germany is a beautiful country, but...
07-17-2012, 11:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,186
Posted By Vash

Beautiful car! Almost exactly like mine. It looks...

Beautiful car! Almost exactly like mine. It looks like I should have done the BFARP. Next time.

I didn't go to the "Ring". I had too many girls with me and I was worried about the break in (didn't...
07-15-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,423
Posted By Vash

I second the motion. I couldn't find the...

I second the motion.

I couldn't find the hood release, so I used a crowbar.
07-15-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,712
Posted By Vash

Beautiful car, love the color combo (I have the...

Beautiful car, love the color combo (I have the same).

Where did you get the clear side markers from?
07-14-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,252
Posted By Vash

You're better off leasing a new '12. Mercedes has...

You're better off leasing a new '12. Mercedes has a 33 month lease @ $699 per month, $5,400 down, on a $63k car. I'm sure there's still room for negotiation, but that's half of what you were offered....
07-12-2012, 02:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,185
Posted By Vash

^Vaclav, what brand is that? Looks badass.

^Vaclav, what brand is that? Looks badass.
07-11-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,895
Posted By Vash

Thanks everyone, these cars sure are awesome....

Thanks everyone, these cars sure are awesome. Glad to be a part of "the club".



Beautiful car. I'm jealous that you got the 795 wheel. I was told they were unavailable (placed order in early...
07-11-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,491
Posted By Vash

P31 cars don't have the rights to the red...

P31 cars don't have the rights to the red calipers. Red, orange, yellow, any would look nice.

Do it.
07-11-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,022
Posted By Vash

Speak of the devil. :v: ...

Speak of the devil. :v:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=94mvU2Ot_Wg

Not a direct comparo, but at least we know where he stands. :)
07-08-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,895
Posted By Vash

Honestly, I was afraid to check. Only screws I...

Honestly, I was afraid to check. Only screws I noticed are the two that appear to be below the bumper. More of a "clamp" bracket, I hope.



Yup, loaded. I really wanted the standard 795 wheel,...
07-07-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,895
Posted By Vash

Thought I would update this.

So, the European Delivery experience was awesome. Germany is an absolutely beautiful country, rolling green hills, dense forests, amazing mountain ranges (alps), etc. Driving the car there was...
05-30-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,058
Posted By Vash

At this point I don't think it's going to be a...

At this point I don't think it's going to be a "step up", more like "adding a toy". I'm thinking I'll keep the C63 (or something like it) in the stable and have an exotic for fun.

My coupe isn't...
05-25-2012, 11:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,129
Posted By Vash

Negotiations via phone/email are...

Negotiations via phone/email are quicker/smoother. If you've seen the car, expressed an interest, and are sitting there waiting on them they feel they've "got you". They need to give you incentive to...
05-16-2012, 10:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,684
Posted By Vash

Now on to stage 2, removing that pic in your sig....

Now on to stage 2, removing that pic in your sig. :y
05-16-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 70,583
Posted By Vash

Jerry, There has been a back and forth...

Jerry,

There has been a back and forth debate over the benefit/lack there of in tuning a P31. Have you taken a look at the non-P31 vs P31 tunes? Is there a difference? As far as you know, would a...
05-08-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 26,192
Posted By Vash

Sucks that that hapened. I would have...

Sucks that that hapened.

I would have soldered the "resistor" back on. :nix:
05-04-2012, 03:14 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,089
Posted By Vash

If there is no difference between the P31 and...

If there is no difference between the P31 and tuned non-P31 other than the tune, then what is the benefit of the SLS internals (if not, then why do high performance cars utilize lt-wt crankshafts)?...
05-04-2012, 02:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,502
Posted By Vash

I want in! Euro Delivery next month, my car...

I want in!

Euro Delivery next month, my car will be here around late July.
04-30-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,089
Posted By Vash

It may just be my humble opinion, but wouldn't...

It may just be my humble opinion, but wouldn't P31 be good for those who want to mod as well as those who don't?

Those who want to mod are pushing the engine further, so the forged rods and...
04-29-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,325
Posted By Vash

Stay away from salvaged high end vehicles. Aside...

Stay away from salvaged high end vehicles. Aside from the visul damage, there could be damage to the electrical/tech. Plus, you could buy an '09 C63 w/o a salvage title for about what this would cost...
04-08-2012, 12:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,265
Posted By Vash

^This. I feel your pain. But that's...

^This.

I feel your pain.

But that's why I went with a '12. Also, I really wanted the Euro D experience. I would have had to wait until Sept. to pick up the car (weather not as nice there) and...
03-20-2012, 10:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,272
Posted By Vash

I liked the Magnetite Black when I saw it, but I...

I liked the Magnetite Black when I saw it, but I went with a Diamond White w/ Red/Black coupe on my order.

It's replacing a white '11 G37S coupe (noticed the cars you have listed).

I don't...
03-20-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,434
Posted By Vash

The 6.2 liter Orchestra's- Ode to Destruction (in...

The 6.2 liter Orchestra's- Ode to Destruction (in exhaust major)

I really liked the Porcelai/Black interior when I saw it (tester).

Congrats!
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