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04-29-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 897
Posted By Big Jimbo

What do you have to take apart on the Column to...

What do you have to take apart on the Column to get at the flex shat nut?
04-27-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 897
Posted By Big Jimbo

Thanks! I searched all the old column problem...

Thanks! I searched all the old column problem articles but missed yours. I will have to check that out.
04-27-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 897
Posted By Big Jimbo

I turned off the movement when you exit the car...

I turned off the movement when you exit the car and don't adjust it much so hopefully it will be ok. What is the long term fix, replacing the motor?
04-26-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 897
Posted By Big Jimbo

I finally got my Column to adjust up and down! I...

I finally got my Column to adjust up and down! I have been beating on it regularly with no success but tried my MBII scanner and found the steering column option and it also had some type of...
03-01-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 744
Posted By Big Jimbo

I would replace the pump and the pulley. I have...

I would replace the pump and the pulley. I have a blower and never had a water pump problem or a pulley problem.
02-25-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,801
Posted By Big Jimbo

Yes, my catch can installation was with a...

Yes, my catch can installation was with a supercharger so may not be the best example for the "for dummies" write-up, but I mounted mine in roughly the same place but had to clear the coolant tank...
02-23-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,801
Posted By Big Jimbo

I installed an ECS catch can when I installed my...

I installed an ECS catch can when I installed my ESS supercharger. If you look at my post for the ESS supercharger DIY installation, I put in several pictures of the catch can installation. It is...
02-23-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 897
Posted By Big Jimbo

Thanks! I tried the pounding and it didn't work,...

Thanks! I tried the pounding and it didn't work, this weekend I will have more time and will try unplugging the module. I really appreciate the advice and will let you know what happens!
02-19-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 897
Posted By Big Jimbo

Steering Column Adjustment Failure

My steering column now just makes a single click like a solenoid when I hit the up or down switch but doesn't move. The in and out function still works. I found an old thread about a broken cable...
01-20-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,167
Posted By Big Jimbo

How can you tell the quality of the ball bearings...

How can you tell the quality of the ball bearings in the idler pulleys? I know there are many levels of quality and prices for bearings (just look at the ball bearing for something like skate...
12-20-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 809
Posted By Big Jimbo

As mentioned above the answer depends on what you...

As mentioned above the answer depends on what you want to do with the car and how much you want to spend. One end of the spectrum is 99% street driving and the other end is 99% racing and on the...
11-28-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,135
Posted By Big Jimbo

Emissions Testing

The sheet I got for passing emissions does not tell which monitors were checked and passed. It just says it passed OBD Readiness, MIL status, bulb check, and malfunction status.
11-27-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,135
Posted By Big Jimbo

Had some good news today...I had to take the car...

Had some good news today...I had to take the car in for the AZ emissions testing and it passed inspection with no problems!! AZ tests most cars every 2 years by using the OBD plug and reading the...
10-27-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,135
Posted By Big Jimbo

Thank you for your comments. I am not sure what...

Thank you for your comments. I am not sure what the spacers do but AJ (who does all the software development and testing for ESS) was really surprised at the difference between the 2012 and the 2009...
10-27-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,135
Posted By Big Jimbo

Final Dyno Run at ESS

I finally got my car over to ESS after they got their dyno repaired and it cooled off in AZ. Again, my car is 100% stock other than the supercharger, and I installed the low power pulley and burn 91...
10-03-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By Big Jimbo

I have the icarsoft scanner and think it is...

I have the icarsoft scanner and think it is great. It will read the transmission fluid temp so you can properly change your trans fluid. It also gives live readings from each O2 sensor. Many other...
09-29-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 937
Posted By Big Jimbo

Has anyone actually tracked the car and...

Has anyone actually tracked the car and experienced increased oil temps after the ESS installation? Since people on this site have experience that problem with stock engines I would imagine it would...
09-02-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,135
Posted By Big Jimbo

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_2691_21f874a4d72f30147f6ba5203bb49c889b77ae5e.jpeg

Pre and Post Supercharger HP
I got a better quality graph of the pre and...
08-31-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By Big Jimbo

I am assuming there were some symptoms that...

I am assuming there were some symptoms that caused him to check his intake bolt torque since this is not routine maintenance. If that is true, the gaskets must be leaking. The intake bolts are...
08-31-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,135
Posted By Big Jimbo

Post Dyno Testing

I did my dyno test today and unfortunately the dyno wasn't working properly and kept loosing the spark sensor for the RPM so the X axis is shown in MPH. It also got hot again in Phoenix and was 102...
08-28-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,135
Posted By Big Jimbo

Just wanted to post an update. Car is still...

Just wanted to post an update. Car is still running strong with no issues! I made an appointment for a dyno test on Friday with the same machine and operator as my pre SC test so I can’t wait to see...
07-31-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,545
Posted By Big Jimbo

I would assume the new Bosch injector are all...

I would assume the new Bosch injector are all good quality and sure better than the dirty ones being replaced! I was surprised the flow testing of mine showed they were all virtually identical with...
07-28-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,545
Posted By Big Jimbo

The injector is just a valve that has an...

The injector is just a valve that has an electromagnetic switch that opens and shuts the valve. The fuel is under constant pressure so the longer it is open the more fuel and power for each...
07-28-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,545
Posted By Big Jimbo

The guys at RC injectors would be the true...

The guys at RC injectors would be the true professionals to answer all of your questions but from my experience of 3 other cars and over 100k miles after cleaning, the injectors don't wear out, they...
07-28-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,545
Posted By Big Jimbo

Yes, if you have dirty injectors the additives...

Yes, if you have dirty injectors the additives are essentially useless. I ran several bottles of Techron through my injectors before finally getting them cleaned at 30,000 miles and it did nothing....
07-14-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,135
Posted By Big Jimbo

Driving update! For the first time I can say...

Driving update!
For the first time I can say that I would not want more power in a car I drive on the street. I was able to put some miles on the car today and the torque and acceleration is...
07-02-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,135
Posted By Big Jimbo

Please start a different thread for your Catch...

Please start a different thread for your Catch Can issues. I don't want this thread to get hijacked down another path.
Thanks!
06-29-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,135
Posted By Big Jimbo

Well, I did some higher revs today and then got...

Well, I did some higher revs today and then got into the throttle and for the first time I can say that I now have a car that can scare me on the street. Letting it go on a freeway entrance ramp...
06-28-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,135
Posted By Big Jimbo

The hoses for the catch can are 3/4" ID. That is...

The hoses for the catch can are 3/4" ID. That is the closest fit to go on the factory PCV valve. I ordered the 3/4" fittings for the Catch Can from ECS. The can did not come with fittings. I also...
06-28-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,135
Posted By Big Jimbo

Thanks! This is the first modification to the...

Thanks! This is the first modification to the car, even the air cleaners were factory prior to the supercharger. All I can get in AZ is 91 octane gas so I am running the low boost pulley and the...
06-26-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,135
Posted By Big Jimbo

Just got back from EES and had my computer...

Just got back from EES and had my computer re-flashed! I was told to break it in for about 200 miles and gradually increase the RPMs. After about 30 miles I slowly took it up to about 3500 RPMs and...
06-23-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,135
Posted By Big Jimbo

Finished engine compartment with SC and also...

Finished engine compartment with SC and also catch can. I need to trim the front engine cover a little to clear one hose but otherwise it is finished. No leaks so...
06-23-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,135
Posted By Big Jimbo

Got the bumper cover back on and drove about 30...

Got the bumper cover back on and drove about 30 miles in 110 degree AZ weather. Water and oil temps the same as before the SC. With easy throttle it drives the same as before the SC with no...
06-23-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,135
Posted By Big Jimbo

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_5332_d5471c567eddba4eadcbef15bceff1eb461d1c25.jpg

Mounted below bumper with 4 bolts...
06-23-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,135
Posted By Big Jimbo

You get a new PS reservoir that is aluminum...

You get a new PS reservoir that is aluminum instead of the plastic original, and the hoses are attached so it plugs onto the original lines very easily. Probably took me about an hour or so and you...
06-21-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,876
Posted By Big Jimbo

Right, you remove the hose from your existing PCV...

Right, you remove the hose from your existing PCV valve and you are left with the two fitting you need. You then need 3/4" inside diameter hose to run to your catch can and then back to the other...
06-21-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,876
Posted By Big Jimbo

Those are great pictures and show how you don't...

Those are great pictures and show how you don't need to purchase a Weistec unit just for the fittings as you can install hoses on your original PCV valve. Your catch can and installation are very...
06-19-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,135
Posted By Big Jimbo

I finally had time today to finish installing the...

I finally had time today to finish installing the hoses and start up the engine! I was amazed that it started right up and other than a slight whir from the supercharge was like I had done nothing...
06-08-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,135
Posted By Big Jimbo

I should be able to finish the installation,...

I should be able to finish the installation, install the fluids, and fire it up this weekend! I am very excited and will post the final pictures. After I get it running I need to drive it over to...
06-04-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,135
Posted By Big Jimbo

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

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_5310_05c6cf38ee8246f87b2a6a56edca876adfa34860.jpg

You need to remove the plastic ducting around the oil cooler to mount to the...
06-02-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 993
Posted By Big Jimbo

I would be concerned about whether it has the...

I would be concerned about whether it has the correct transmission fluid and the correct volume of fluid in the transmission. It is not cheap to fill it correctly and on older cars with questionable...
05-24-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,105
Posted By Big Jimbo

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x2000/b4428cc9_eca1_4fd7_ac89_01c4efd9ebb0_69d399482efcccf11c2cbaf98162f0d71d1350ed.jpeg

Mounting the engine was the easy part...
05-22-2018, 11:51 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,135
Posted By Big Jimbo

Sorry, some other priorities came up so I wonít...

Sorry, some other priorities came up so I wonít be able to continue the supercharger install for another week or so. The next main part is to remove the front bumper cover to install the radiator for...
05-13-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,135
Posted By Big Jimbo

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_5223_ddaf05c3bcd93bc05b2465975e8f4721a0d6d45d.jpg

filler for the intercooler fluid...
05-13-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,135
Posted By Big Jimbo

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_5050_ab3d502d4d7e761da1b3ca13544efbd1f1d7847e.jpg

Pigtails spliced...
05-12-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,135
Posted By Big Jimbo

Please try to stay on the topic of this thread...

Please try to stay on the topic of this thread which is how an amateur mechanic can install the ESS supercharger, what problems are encountered, and how well it works once completed. The IAT goes in...
05-11-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,135
Posted By Big Jimbo

Thanks for the FI harness tip. Ahmad from East...

Thanks for the FI harness tip. Ahmad from East Coast Euro suggested that when I ordered the kit so I made them while I was waiting for delivery. The lowest price I found was $8 per harness but $64...
05-08-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,135
Posted By Big Jimbo

Yes, I am lucky to get one day a week to work on...

Yes, I am lucky to get one day a week to work on this project. And I do want to thank Ahmad at East Coast Euro for his great advice whenever I have had a question when the directions were not clear.
05-05-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,135
Posted By Big Jimbo

It is from ESC Tuning and the catch can part...

It is from ESC Tuning and the catch can part number is 2816993. They also have a universal mounting kit 2918376. They seem to be very high quality parts and should be a nice addition to the...
05-05-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,135
Posted By Big Jimbo

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

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_5163_348b214883de1b92b5caff0d26234c98e0af70a0.jpg

The factory PVC after removing the hose...
04-30-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,135
Posted By Big Jimbo

Ready to install SC Unit

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/f10b3f13_3f76_41c2_bfa2_02e327f4dc3a_f9fb4efefb168946ee0a3a0065d53de585f280f9.jpeg
When installing the drive snout line up the three...
04-30-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,135
Posted By Big Jimbo

Thanks. I installed the coolant and PS reservoir...

Thanks. I installed the coolant and PS reservoir behind the front right headlight and both fit right in without problem. They look like factory parts. I will post more pictures later. I am going to...
04-27-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,135
Posted By Big Jimbo

More progress!

I have had other chores but have still made good progress. The supercharge unit is now ready to put on the engine after I finish installing the new power steering reservoir and the tank and pump for...
04-23-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,135
Posted By Big Jimbo

ESS Supercharger DIY Installation

I received my ESS Supercharger last week and started the installation over the weekend. I will post my pictures and lessons learned for any of you who want to do the installation yourself. My car is...
04-15-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 641
Posted By Big Jimbo

I am the second owner of the car and the first...

I am the second owner of the car and the first owner was not what you would call a car guy. He was a property manager and just had the car maintained at the dealer. It had the factory filters,...
04-15-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 641
Posted By Big Jimbo

I did some research and the label says it is made...

I did some research and the label says it is made by CTC Cartech Company which is a German company that does R&D and manufacturing for auto companies. The label say Adapter Zundspule which...
04-14-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 641
Posted By Big Jimbo

Thanks for that information. It is certainly odd...

Thanks for that information. It is certainly odd that even Google comes up with nothing on a Mercedes part number! It sure runs great now and I want to thank the AMG mechanic Josh at Gilbert...
04-13-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 641
Posted By Big Jimbo

Has Anyone Ever Seen This Part?

In my previous posts about an elusive misfire problem on my 2012 C63 I have changed plugs, cleaned injectors, replaced O2 sensors, Replaced a coil pack, checked all grounds and fuses, and yet the...
04-03-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 27,036
Posted By Big Jimbo

Got my kit yesterday! But I have to fix the...

Got my kit yesterday! But I have to fix the clutch on my Dodge Ram this weekend so can’t start the install. ��. I am going to get my pre install dyno at ESS later this week. That red look awesome
03-10-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By Big Jimbo

If you search the site there are several threads...

If you search the site there are several threads on this. About 6 months ago mine started occasionally and got progressively worse until it was almost daily. Culprits have been O2 sensors, fuel...
03-09-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 256
Posted By Big Jimbo

WTB Weistec Catch Can

If you have a catch can you want to sell send me a PM!
Thanks!
Jim
03-08-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 955
Posted By Big Jimbo

It took me about 6 months to finally cure my...

It took me about 6 months to finally cure my misfire issues and there appear to be many possible causes. Since you have multiple cylinders misfiring it probably isn't several bad coils. I would...
03-05-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,112
Posted By Big Jimbo

When my Gen 3 kit arrives I am doing a pre and...

When my Gen 3 kit arrives I am doing a pre and post installation dyno and will post results along with pictures of my installation progress. My car is a bone stock P30 and I have never had it on the...
02-22-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,801
Posted By Big Jimbo

It looks like the Weistec can is downstream from...

It looks like the Weistec can is downstream from the PCV valve where this setup with the generic can is on the upstream side of the PCV valve. Is that correct? Would it make any difference?
02-16-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,112
Posted By Big Jimbo

I am on the list for the complete kit at this...

I am on the list for the complete kit at this amazing price! Ahmad is saving us a lot of money we can use for other mods so if you are on the fence a system this complete with a Gen 3 blower will...
02-08-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 929
Posted By Big Jimbo

Follow-up note I can't thank you enough for...

Follow-up note
I can't thank you enough for your suggestions! After about two weeks with no misfires I am cautiously declaring victory. I removed the engine related fuses and relays in the engine...
01-26-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,611
Posted By Big Jimbo

Lots of car for the money but most Mustang owners...

Lots of car for the money but most Mustang owners seem to still have pimples
01-24-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 27,036
Posted By Big Jimbo

I am also looking at supercharger kits and didnít...

I am also looking at supercharger kits and didnít realize that ESS was only about 10 miles from my house so I stopped by their shop today and spoke with Ralph. They are now shipping with the gen 3...
01-21-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 27,036
Posted By Big Jimbo

Do you have any pictures of the engine...

Do you have any pictures of the engine compartment after installation? I can't find any on the ESS web site.
01-21-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 929
Posted By Big Jimbo

I will check that out today, thanks for that...

I will check that out today, thanks for that excellent suggestion. I am also going to check the ground points I can find for the engine and harness. Will update with results.
01-20-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 929
Posted By Big Jimbo

Thanks, I did replace the coil for #7 early on...

Thanks, I did replace the coil for #7 early on and still got the error on #7 yesterday.
01-20-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 929
Posted By Big Jimbo

A Head Scratcher. I really need some help

For about the past 6 months my 2012 P30 with 31K miles, bone stock, never re-flashed, has had an occasional engine misfire (Usually #7) that will start after the engine is warm and continue until I...
11-16-2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,310
Posted By Big Jimbo

I almost hate to post this after the above debate...

I almost hate to post this after the above debate but it is a fact. Last year I had removed my entire ABS module, the master cylinder, and all brake lines for the front of my C63. Essentially all...
11-16-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 691
Posted By Big Jimbo

I did mine at 30k miles and also drained the...

I did mine at 30k miles and also drained the trans cooler and lines. When filling you then must warm up the trans fully so that oil flows through the cooler....you can feel it with your hand on the...
11-15-2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 562
Posted By Big Jimbo

Finally Cause of Cylinder 7 Misfire Documented

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/640x480-1/mb_lambda_81cde6e6633cc5d1140338fb0f0a98ffd95f9829.jpg

Left Lambda frozen at 1.00. Right Lambda on a different screen with variable...
11-11-2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,037
Posted By Big Jimbo

In my experience the cleaner you add to the tank...

In my experience the cleaner you add to the tank is worthless once they are dirty. My car has 31k miles. The cost is $24 per injector and their web is rceng.com for details. They usually have a 24...
11-11-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,037
Posted By Big Jimbo

Fuel Injector Cleaning Results

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1480x2000-1/fi_report_2_49e5d48a80869c847e121c94018938d0829667fa.jpeg
I wanted to share the fantastic results I have had over the past few...
11-08-2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By Big Jimbo

That makes sense. About 3 years ago the car sat...

That makes sense. About 3 years ago the car sat for about 9 months without being driven. I bet some moisture got in there. Thanks.
11-08-2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By Big Jimbo

Ever Seen Spark Plug Damage Like This?

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1632x1224-1/img_4656_d34258af3c9fb7374e59a6c1b8b5f1b2c505ab5e.jpg...
11-01-2017, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,016
Posted By Big Jimbo

That makes sense since I don't believe there is a...

That makes sense since I don't believe there is a separate charcoal canister like most other gasoline cars have. Seems like an odd way to take care of the vapor problem if it can potentially add...
11-01-2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,016
Posted By Big Jimbo

Purpose of Charcoal Engine Air Filter?

I have been reading that many of you with stock air boxes remove the charcoal filter because it just adds to restriction, and after looking at mine was wondering why in the world MB spent the time...
10-26-2017, 06:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,020
Posted By Big Jimbo

I checked my idlers last year at 29K miles on my...

I checked my idlers last year at 29K miles on my bone stock 2012 and both idlers #45 and 65 had rough bearings so I replaced them all with stock ones because I hadn't heard of the billet option...
07-23-2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 620
Posted By Big Jimbo

I can't hear much on your video but if the PCV...

I can't hear much on your video but if the PCV valve isn't the problem I would check your idler pulleys. I had two fail at 28K miles and they can screech and squeal before the seize and take out...
06-11-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 673
Posted By Big Jimbo

That's what I am thinking. Yesterday I started...

That's what I am thinking. Yesterday I started the car and there was no miss so I took off the air cleaner and cut the coil wire zip ties and moved all the #7 wires around and couldn't get it to...
06-10-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 673
Posted By Big Jimbo

Ignition Coil Problem?

My car is a 2012 C 63 with about 29K miles. About 3 months ago I got a check engine light while car was running without problem. I didn't write down the code but it said the #7 ignition coil was...
03-20-2017, 12:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,509
Posted By Big Jimbo

Thanks for the heads up. I just use it as a...

Thanks for the heads up. I just use it as a garage cover so should be ok for that. But others beware if you are going to use it outside.
03-19-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,509
Posted By Big Jimbo

C63 Coupe Car Cover Update

I tried to purchase the MB car cover Q6600093 for my 2012 Coupe and was informed that it is no longer available and has been superceded by Q6600105 which apparently fits the new model of C63. I got...
11-22-2016, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 477
Posted By Big Jimbo

Thanks for all the information, I really...

Thanks for all the information, I really appreciate it. It doesn't surprise me that you need to cut out the spot for the marker lights as I discovered that some of the AMG bumper parts seem to be...
11-21-2016, 01:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 477
Posted By Big Jimbo

No Front Side Markers?

I had to replace the front bumper cover on my 2012 C63 Coupe so I ordered one from a Mercedes dealer. I got the part in the huge MB box, got it painted and assembled, and while installing it I...
09-28-2016, 08:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,081
Posted By Big Jimbo

Having design problems that show up after several...

Having design problems that show up after several years is not unique to Mercedes. I had a Lexus LX450 (Built by Toyota and an SUV like the LandCruiser) I purchased new and maintained better than by...
03-21-2016, 10:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 500
Posted By Big Jimbo

Thank you for the advice. I will stick with the...

Thank you for the advice. I will stick with the 18's
03-21-2016, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 500
Posted By Big Jimbo

A Different Tire Question

I am now a senior citizen and just purchased my first MB, a 2012 C63 with the P30 package. Everything is stock but the wheels have rash and the tires are worn so I am going to get new rubber and...
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