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06-18-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,329
Posted By Star4life

i can do oem carplay which will activate from...

i can do oem carplay which will activate from button. its not cheap but works flawless. can only do upgrade on audio 20 smaller screen units.

i also offer aftermarket similar to ones listed above...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-03-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 734
Posted By Star4life

go to tire pressure monitor screen, click down,...

go to tire pressure monitor screen, click down, click ok to reset TPMS. it will search for new/old sensors faster this way. if you are getting a brand new car, there is no reason not to use the...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-03-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,217
Posted By Star4life

rear pads are $57 if it really bothers you and...

rear pads are $57 if it really bothers you and are very easy to replace.
05-24-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 674
Posted By Star4life

i will try to post my retrofit thread. on a long...

i will try to post my retrofit thread. on a long list of low priority items. but i send out a coding module to anyone in domestic usa and remote code. you wont find it anywhere as the average person...
05-23-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 674
Posted By Star4life

coding is needed with that harness. i can code if...

coding is needed with that harness. i can code if you need. I also sell the harness cheaper than that site and am usa based!
05-23-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,491
Posted By Star4life

yes plenty of aftermarket pad options now. I use...

yes plenty of aftermarket pad options now. I use porterfield racing pads. the front calipers and rotors are honestly fine for 100% of daily driving and short track/autox days. high speed tracks they...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
05-23-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,217
Posted By Star4life

looks great. I like everything except for the...

looks great. I like everything except for the painting of the brake pad in the rear! Looks good.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-22-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 237
Posted By Star4life

my 43 has a squeek from performance exhaust...

my 43 has a squeek from performance exhaust valves as well. i am sure if you sourced the squeek some wd40 would do the trick. but it doesnt bother me enough to get under the car yet.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-22-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,346
Posted By Star4life

ive used the mercedes me app to track my car for...

ive used the mercedes me app to track my car for valet and even myself. The app has always been accurate. if they can edit ecus I am sure they can edit a video.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-22-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By Star4life

if you have to ask this question, I question your...

if you have to ask this question, I question your ability to successfully perform a proper oil change. its an expensive car to be a shade tree mechanic with no experience and make a mistake on.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
05-22-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,385
Posted By Star4life

glad to see you back in a 43 :) your tasteful...

glad to see you back in a 43 :) your tasteful mods are refreshing to see in a world where the bigger the wheels the better and the less oem i can get the better it is. lol
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-21-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,330
Posted By Star4life

engineering mode is not enabled by default in...

engineering mode is not enabled by default in w205. all older c class always had it enabled. if someone else has it, it is because the workshop left it enabled or there was a mistake. only way to...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-21-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,330
Posted By Star4life

on w205 engineering mode is not enabled by...

on w205 engineering mode is not enabled by default like older w204 and pretty much every other c class. needs to be enabled with coding. if yours is enabled its because dealer forgot to disable or...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
05-20-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 914
Posted By Star4life

what do you mean by oversized tires? you are...

what do you mean by oversized tires? you are running a standard tire size that fits our vehicle. it sounds like you are just restating what a w205 "tire expert" told you. not necessarily a bad thing...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-20-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,330
Posted By Star4life

i cant really help if you are over seas unless...

i cant really help if you are over seas unless you have access to a star SDS system. if you do i can supply you an oem solution.

I have an aftermarket version from JoyeAuto as well as listed...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
05-20-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 914
Posted By Star4life

everyone wants an answer for free with no time...

everyone wants an answer for free with no time put in. so i have to take my time to write a post with a summary, which i already did in the original thread to tell you what will fit. then you will...
05-16-2019, 11:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,064
Posted By Star4life

also the 0-60 rating for the c43 is rather...

also the 0-60 rating for the c43 is rather conservative. many are hitting 4.1-4.2 - 60 stock and once tuned with jb4 ($400) specifically 3.7 0-60 is easily attainable with some hitting as low as 3.4...
05-16-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,491
Posted By Star4life

any update to any of this? i saw the c450 2 piece...

any update to any of this? i saw the c450 2 piece front rotors on the website. any rear solutions? brackets to mount c63 calipers?
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-13-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,330
Posted By Star4life

if anyone wants a reliable one, i have a BNIB...

if anyone wants a reliable one, i have a BNIB apple carplay module that I am willing to part with.works with command or audio 20. i ended up retrofitting oem carplay instead of going aftermarket...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-12-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 865
Posted By Star4life

hey guys, yes it is pretty expensive I can do it...

hey guys, yes it is pretty expensive I can do it for around $3800ish, this includes used but excellent condition ILS headlights with modules. all coding and wiring harness plug and play needed to go...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-09-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,580
Posted By Star4life

after reading into this stuff a bit i am fairly...

after reading into this stuff a bit i am fairly certain this is the aero kit diffusor . looks great. i am still trying to figure out part numbers to retrofit this onto my sedan.

can anyone...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-09-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 865
Posted By Star4life

yes. i can upgrade you to oem ILS fairly easily...

yes. i can upgrade you to oem ILS fairly easily on the C63. pm me if interested. the light output is much better on the ILS vs static led as you have 4 lens on all the time instead of just 2.
Forum: Marketplace
05-07-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,113
Posted By Star4life

they are 19s. they are forged OEM 507 c63 black...

they are 19s. they are forged OEM 507 c63 black series 19" wheels. maybe you looked at wrong pictures.

specs are 19x8j et45 front and 19x9j et54 rear. i have 235/40/19 tires on front and 265/35/19...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
05-07-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,815
Posted By Star4life

you dont know its brken until you have latest...

you dont know its brken until you have latest software :)

i update my c433 myself since i have star system and the difference after fuel pump and engine ecu update was amazing. car is much faster...
Forum: Marketplace
05-07-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,424
Posted By Star4life

damn, wish these were not powder coated. were...

damn, wish these were not powder coated. were they in bad shape before why did you coat them? can it be removed to get original finish back?
Forum: Marketplace
05-07-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,113
Posted By Star4life

i have oem 507 wheels with Michelin pilot sport...

i have oem 507 wheels with Michelin pilot sport 4s for sale as well located in Plymouth, MI and work in Dearborn. $3000 for all 4. all in perfect condition. I had them refinished.

pictures start...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-07-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,330
Posted By Star4life

this guy doesnt know fully what he is talking...

this guy doesnt know fully what he is talking about. you can not just replace the screen. headunit control module and screen must be replaced. due to updated electrical architecture on facelift w205,...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-07-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,814
Posted By Star4life

looks excellent!! where did you buy or where did...

looks excellent!! where did you buy or where did you find part numbers?

edit: i see you bought from cks performance. was everything bolt up? any modification needed? it said some modification may...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-07-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 14,985
Posted By Star4life

the vins i found on new 2019 models are not...

the vins i found on new 2019 models are not populated in EPC yet. i will post numbers once i get them. I will be putting the new diffusor and tips on my 43. they looks much more pronounced and dont...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
05-03-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 836
Posted By Star4life

did you warm engine up? car needs to be on level...

did you warm engine up? car needs to be on level surface and at operating temp to correctly check oil level. i noticed it says you have c300 so i cant say the exact amount you need but for the...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
05-03-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 683
Posted By Star4life

radenso and ALP for me here. cant beat it. also...

radenso and ALP for me here. cant beat it. also they integrate well.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-26-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,815
Posted By Star4life

mercedes wont update firmware unless something is...

mercedes wont update firmware unless something is "wrong". You can complain about jerky transmission and like it loses power in upper rpm. THey will then check for software updates in tranny, engine...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-19-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 36,762
Posted By Star4life

i was getting too many requests for this so I...

i was getting too many requests for this so I took 2 key pieces of info down to limit my pms. if you are smart you can still figure this out with the puzzle pieces i gave you. if you want the answer...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-11-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By Star4life

it also depends on the tire. those winter tires...

it also depends on the tire. those winter tires are a little skinnier than a normal 265. if you go with a michilin tire, they run wider. they are almost a size up. stick with 255 on the 8.5j wheel...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
03-04-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,018
Posted By Star4life

yes I am aware the transmissions are different...

yes I am aware the transmissions are different even though they both have 9 speed. but the principle is the same. its 9 gears. its a lot of gears. I figured Mercedes would have you guys start in 2nd...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-22-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,018
Posted By Star4life

welcome to the 9 gear life. the c43 guys went...

welcome to the 9 gear life. the c43 guys went through this when they added the 9g in 2017. its due to the ratios of the shorter gears. I'm sure Mercedes will get a coding patch that will sort of fix...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
02-22-2019, 08:41 AM
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
02-22-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 707
Posted By Star4life

mine was great at first on my 2017, then it was...

mine was great at first on my 2017, then it was down to 50% success rate. I could live with that for the amount of times I usually do it. Now it hardly ever works. I get 5 years free of this. if they...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
02-22-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,300
Posted By Star4life

don't hold past 2200 rpm and you'll be fine on...

don't hold past 2200 rpm and you'll be fine on the brake boost. I don't find my self launching all the time as a courtesy for the driver behind me. I usually try to launch only when its just me. I am...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
02-22-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,193
Posted By Star4life

it usually only costs around $1200 to ship a car...

it usually only costs around $1200 to ship a car enclosed across the country. that was how much it cost me to ship my old w204 c class from seattle to Detroit.

when searching for used cars, search...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-20-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,018
Posted By Star4life

I just wanted to add, a lot of services on the mb...

I just wanted to add, a lot of services on the mb house website don't add up. some items are insanely expensive while others are too cheap to be true. also putting blue leds in place of amber turn...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
02-20-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 863
Posted By Star4life

I doubt the intake tube going to airbox was the...

I doubt the intake tube going to airbox was the culprit. maybe the code was causing limp mode. my guess is you had a boost leak after the turbo somewhere that they fixed. or maybe uneven air inlet...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-20-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,918
Posted By Star4life

you'd need to put your c63 on a diet if you want...

you'd need to put your c63 on a diet if you want to keep up with any turbo or turbo s. haha. a lot of people even underestimate the Carrera gts. "only 450BHP". yea but it weighs 3200 lbs and has one...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-20-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,018
Posted By Star4life

Michigan, usa. pm me direct guys.

Michigan, usa. pm me direct guys.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-20-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,018
Posted By Star4life

hey guys. best is to pm me direct. I am located...

hey guys. best is to pm me direct. I am located in Michigan usa. but as long as you are in domestic usa, I can code you no problem.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-19-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,018
Posted By Star4life

i provide all these services and I am in the USA....

i provide all these services and I am in the USA. I can do most remotely as well as we send our coding unit around with deposit. if any hardware is required, you would be responsible for the install...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
02-19-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 970
Posted By Star4life

also don't pay $7500 to put a 7.5" wheel on this...

also don't pay $7500 to put a 7.5" wheel on this car. 8" in the front fits perfectly fine with stock offset of 33. 9" fits perfectly fine in the rear with offset range from 55-42 without poking. once...
02-17-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 108,034
Posted By Star4life

was a solution for replacement of the front bass...

was a solution for replacement of the front bass speakers in the footwell ever made?
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
02-14-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,089
Posted By Star4life

they are carbon Kevlar compound according to spec...

they are carbon Kevlar compound according to spec sheet.
02-12-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 792
Posted By Star4life

once again. this is NOT for w205. it is NTG5 s1....

once again. this is NOT for w205. it is NTG5 s1. this is in CLA. will not work on w205!!!

go spam your misinformation elsewhere!
02-12-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,086
Posted By Star4life

tools can be found on ebay or ali express but...

tools can be found on ebay or ali express but then the setup of all software and such is very time consuming. if you plan to code a lot and do more than just your headlights id say go for it. after...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
02-12-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 36,762
Posted By Star4life

this will NOT work. Also look at the link, it...

this will NOT work. Also look at the link, it clearly states, c class and GLC class are NOT compatible.

the only way to put carplay in these cars are to swap the radio and usb hub/wiring and to...
02-11-2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,334
Posted By Star4life

i wouldn't be scared away from clones. as long as...

i wouldn't be scared away from clones. as long as you get a good one and test it a while before performing any software updates chances of bricking modules is low.

i can get you an oem unit if...
02-11-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 674
Posted By Star4life

your screen does not look like command. but its...

your screen does not look like command. but its hard to say.

command usually comes with backup camera.

it can be installed. just need wiring harness and camera. I have part numbers for both....
02-11-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,939
Posted By Star4life

interesting. if you can share parts numbers and...

interesting. if you can share parts numbers and pictures. I would be glad to help with wiring coding as this will be necessary for you.
02-11-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,549
Posted By Star4life

no, I charge for one car. I unlock for one car at...

no, I charge for one car. I unlock for one car at a time. if you aren't in domestic usa though I can not help.
02-11-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,334
Posted By Star4life

yes, the only way to "code" your Mercedes is with...

yes, the only way to "code" your Mercedes is with a mb oem or clone MUX (SDS system), with laptop running xentry or a few other programs. Yes it costs money to setup because it costs money to get....
02-11-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,086
Posted By Star4life

you can pm me. I perform headlight retrofits for...

you can pm me. I perform headlight retrofits for a lot of people.

this is not a plug and play scenario. from halogen to led static or ILS, it requires, new headlights, new modules, new wiring,...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
02-11-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 36,762
Posted By Star4life

navigation cards are locked to the original head...

navigation cards are locked to the original head unit when installed. also the Panasonic head unit also has a different part number for the navigation sd anyway. get a new navi sd and youll have...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
02-07-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 791
Posted By Star4life

I think the pads are akebono.

I think the pads are akebono.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
02-07-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 36,762
Posted By Star4life

touchpad doesn't matter. can be coded in...

touchpad doesn't matter. can be coded in regardless. screen size determines if you have command or audio 20 head unit. the resolution for each headunit is fixed thus you cant use screens...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
02-05-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,701
Posted By Star4life

Idk, Iíve done it for many years, many different...

Idk, Iíve done it for many years, many different c class. Never had a fuel pump fail or any issues. As long as there is gas in the tank, it will get sucked up. Unless you are on a track or doing hard...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
02-04-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,089
Posted By Star4life

i had them on my w202. they are magic. very very...

i had them on my w202. they are magic. very very low dust, and insane stopping power, the pads didnt fade. i will be tracking these this year. looks to be about $60 more than oem for front and $60...
02-04-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,549
Posted By Star4life

cheaper is not always better. working solutions...

cheaper is not always better. working solutions may cost money to unlock. depedning on year of vehicle and radio, I can do it. not the cheapest but i can make it work. pm if interested.
01-23-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By Star4life

how aggressive?

how aggressive?
01-23-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 733
Posted By Star4life

that is correct. car in ign 1 postiion, NOT...

that is correct.

car in ign 1 postiion, NOT run position. must be on total mileage menu.

press and hold phone connect button, then immediately ok button. and hold. menu will appear.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-21-2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,497
Posted By Star4life

i can increase your max speed limiter to 155 mph...

i can increase your max speed limiter to 155 mph if you get jb4. i have been doing it for all the jb4 guys. depeding where you live it can be pretty cheap. pm if interested. cost of speed limiter...
01-21-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,899
Posted By Star4life

yes but will cost a few thousand.

yes but will cost a few thousand.
01-21-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 291
Posted By Star4life

potentially. I am looking into it. initial...

potentially. I am looking into it. initial research suggests euro headlights have different hardware to allow coding of functions.
01-16-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 210,012
Posted By Star4life

this is for command. not audio 20. also does not...

this is for command. not audio 20. also does not work on w205 command headunits.
01-16-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 210,012
Posted By Star4life

glad you are happy with it!! :)

glad you are happy with it!! :)
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-14-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,701
Posted By Star4life

if you get the engine ecu or fuel pump update...

if you get the engine ecu or fuel pump update (not sure which one), it will go down to 20 miles per gallon. it might be insturment cluster update too. that was always my complaint before was it went...
01-14-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,830
Posted By Star4life

if anyone needs coding or special files i have...

if anyone needs coding or special files i have all the unlocked files i am willing to sell. or i can sell services to you. i can code anyone in domestic usa. i also have oem sd connect. i am on mhha...
01-14-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,765
Posted By Star4life

the reason no one has posted is because it really...

the reason no one has posted is because it really is too involved for the average person. i sell retrofits for amg models. but for c300 the cost of level sensors makes it unfeasible. the amgs come...
01-14-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,438
Posted By Star4life

i have upgraded to full oem ils led from static...

i have upgraded to full oem ils led from static led on an amg. for the people in c300 with halogen, it is a big task. i would recommend this plug and play options. if you have the static led already,...
01-10-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,944
Posted By Star4life

yes i know, but he says he has a model year 2018?...

yes i know, but he says he has a model year 2018?

this is confusing. in his first OP it says model year 2018, but title says model year 2019. if it is 2018 its possible, if 2019 it is not possible.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-10-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,122
Posted By Star4life

where in michigan are you? I am from the mitten...

where in michigan are you? I am from the mitten as well western detroit suburb.

i have a 2017 as well i picked up from pennsylvania :) michigan dealers arent my favorite.


anyway, i changed...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-10-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 958
Posted By Star4life

ask dealer for ordering guide. it lists it all...

ask dealer for ordering guide. it lists it all out.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-10-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By Star4life

nt to mention the sealant that is in that roll...

nt to mention the sealant that is in that roll will crack out when they mash it flat. i believe our fenders are alum so at least they wont rust but they will oxidize and it may eventually show. did...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-10-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,725
Posted By Star4life

up in michigan here. yep had to have a star fixed...

up in michigan here. yep had to have a star fixed already. and multiple little dings on windshield. and paint. its annoying for sure. clear ppf on whole front of next car. lol
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-10-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,183
Posted By Star4life

never had a cel. changed the oil. 19k miles on...

never had a cel. changed the oil. 19k miles on car. so not much time with tune to determine long term reliability. but id say its top notch!
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-10-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 815
Posted By Star4life

so i fully looked into a c63 rear caliper...

so i fully looked into a c63 rear caliper upgrade. the first thing i noticed was the insane price of the brake pads. $160. the c43 were $53. so then i looked at the design. very similiar. just...
01-10-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 892
Posted By Star4life

i have retrofitted carplay to many pre facelift...

i have retrofitted carplay to many pre facelift w205 and glc. if you have audio 20 it is possible. this is unit with smaller screen.

if you have larger screen which is command system, carplay is...
01-10-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,944
Posted By Star4life

nuno this is possible if you have audio 20. if...

nuno this is possible if you have audio 20. if you have command this is not possible. command has larger screen and touchpad. audio 20 is smaller screen and not touchpad
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-06-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 636
Posted By Star4life

tune data flagged. sent to germany. Warranty,...

tune data flagged. sent to germany. Warranty, RIP.


JK. most likely certain variables the engineering department are tracking for future improvement, kinda like how you can send data to...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-06-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,191
Posted By Star4life

ive done 4.2 stock and 3.6 with jb4. how are you...

ive done 4.2 stock and 3.6 with jb4. how are you launching? the launch in the c43 is an art that you need to master to get good times.

is your traction control on? you could be slipping in colder...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-06-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,183
Posted By Star4life

since you wanted a comparison between dinan sport...

since you wanted a comparison between dinan sport and jb4 ill give you one.

i bought the dinan sport first as well. it was good. it felt much faster i was happy.

ended up upgrading to the jb4...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-06-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,497
Posted By Star4life

honestly there is always some risks when tuning a...

honestly there is always some risks when tuning a car. expect the possibility of a cel at some point since a tune is pushing the limits of the stock parameters. generally it will be nothing large can...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-06-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 815
Posted By Star4life

i am sure it is possible and most likely bolt on...

i am sure it is possible and most likely bolt on and plug and play. but then we would need red fronts to match! slc43 has red brakes and red rears to match. the c43 is the only ugly rear caliper amg...
01-06-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,549
Posted By Star4life

i can code VIM but do it with oem mercedes diag...

i can code VIM but do it with oem mercedes diag tool. can also do pretty much anything else you see on line. i can guarantee it works as i go into your vehicle to code it. and can do it for only...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-24-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,858
Posted By Star4life

does this work on amg cars? I hardcode this...

does this work on amg cars? I hardcode this feature and found that it is easy to code on c300s but all the amgs do not have a software option by default in the engine ecu thus whatever they are doing...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
12-24-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 36,762
Posted By Star4life

you would lost certain command functions such as...

you would lost certain command functions such as the oem nav. also if you didnt replace screen it would look smaller like the below picture. a dealer ship would not be able to do this as there is no...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
12-24-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 839
Posted By Star4life

its up for debate but i do not think assist+ can...

its up for debate but i do not think assist+ can be coded on american headlights. only available for euro headlights.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
12-17-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,011
Posted By Star4life

did you go in secret menu in dash to fully...

did you go in secret menu in dash to fully retract rear brakes?
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
12-13-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,051
Posted By Star4life

porterfield r4s. they should have them soon for...

porterfield r4s. they should have them soon for our car.
12-13-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 38,824
Posted By Star4life

replace headlights, all new wiring, new headlight...

replace headlights, all new wiring, new headlight switch in the car. wiring from switch to F Sam. add level sensors and wiring. add camera into qindshield (may need new winshdield, this is optional...
12-13-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 210,012
Posted By Star4life

yes i can upgrade your audio 20 to have carplay...

yes i can upgrade your audio 20 to have carplay or android auto. will need new hardware
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
12-11-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 478
Posted By Star4life

not that i know of yet. i will keep you posted if...

not that i know of yet. i will keep you posted if i find it. the w204 had max volume settings for situations like this.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
12-10-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 672
Posted By Star4life

just to give you an idea head units new alone...

just to give you an idea head units new alone cost $1600-$2200 new. sometimes i can get a better deal but mb oem parts stick to pricing. screens are generally $3-500+. so you are around $2800 in...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-06-2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,073
Posted By Star4life

i will be attending COTA this weekend. excited...

i will be attending COTA this weekend. excited and will report my experience.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
12-06-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 672
Posted By Star4life

yes it can be done but expect to pay several...

yes it can be done but expect to pay several thousand dollars. parts alone are that plus anyone who can successfully do it (such as myself), will charge you accordingly for the time it will take to...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
12-05-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 36,762
Posted By Star4life

yes i know exactly how to code it. They most...

yes i know exactly how to code it. They most likely will not be able to code it. pm me if interested. it will cost money but it will work.
12-04-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,096
Posted By Star4life

i can appreciate the extensive write up and...

i can appreciate the extensive write up and detail. good job! It takes some skill and understanding to do what you did. I will be creating a truly OEM retrofit thread and I went from Static LED to...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
12-04-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,118
Posted By Star4life

i dont think its an issue. i believe mine now...

i dont think its an issue. i believe mine now does that as well. I just updated my vehicle as well.
11-28-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 38,824
Posted By Star4life

wow. they used to be 1200. for 2600 id go oem...

wow. they used to be 1200. for 2600 id go oem route.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
11-27-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,026
Posted By Star4life

i may be biased, i like the FL grill, but the...

i may be biased, i like the FL grill, but the diamond grill although common now, is really a great grill with the depth and 3d effect it provides. for me the pano grill looks out of place. im between...
11-27-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,971
Posted By Star4life

I just want to reinforce, if you have audio 20...

I just want to reinforce, if you have audio 20 (no touchpad, smaller screen, NOT COMMAND which has touch pad), there is an OEM Carplay solution for ALL w205/GLC. it is expensive but will work 100%,...
11-27-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 38,824
Posted By Star4life

i successfuly upgraded to ILS OEM from my OEM...

i successfuly upgraded to ILS OEM from my OEM static LED. i have a c43 amg so already have level sensors installed for amg suspension.

if you have halogen lights, use the plug and play solution...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
11-01-2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 787
Posted By Star4life

sold

sold
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-30-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 57,078
Posted By Star4life

i run jb4 on my c43 and have increased the top...

i run jb4 on my c43 and have increased the top speed via oem ways. if anyone wants their top speed increased, pm me. I do not need to flash or crack anything open. Just plug into OBD and can increase...
10-30-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 210,012
Posted By Star4life

i am USA based and retrofit OEM apple carplay....

i am USA based and retrofit OEM apple carplay. uses oem mics and integrates flawlessly with car. no issues like with aftermarket systems. the cost is high though 1k+ with hardware being a majority of...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-29-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 814
Posted By Star4life

17k miles and 2 track days and my rears are...

17k miles and 2 track days and my rears are ready. fronts have life left.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-09-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 36,762
Posted By Star4life

i have setup myself with a mobile coding setup. I...

i have setup myself with a mobile coding setup. I can ship you a coding setup with radio for carplay for any w205 pre 2018. I can also activate your 2018 if you dont have it. please pm if interested....
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-18-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,076
Posted By Star4life

as a small business owner myself, yes it is...

as a small business owner myself, yes it is possible for fedex or ups to lose a package. label comes off, box gets jammed in sorting machine and thrown out, employee steals it. there are numerous...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-18-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 66,773
Posted By Star4life

rad lug bolts is what i run. very solid and good...

rad lug bolts is what i run. very solid and good reviews and long time use on this forum.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-14-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 885
Posted By Star4life

on 8.5 and 9.5 225 and 255 with our needed aspect...

on 8.5 and 9.5 225 and 255 with our needed aspect ratio will look stretched. id recommend 235 and 265 min for those wide of wheels.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-14-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 66,773
Posted By Star4life

if you read the thread you would see what rubs...

if you read the thread you would see what rubs and what does not. i am the thread starter. I personally run 19x8 et 33 after spacer with 235/40/19 michilin 4s which is the widest tire. it does not...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-14-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 66,773
Posted By Star4life

config 2 would poke less and look great. i would...

config 2 would poke less and look great. i would up tire sizes to 235/40 front and 265/35 rear on either setup. config 1 would most likely look a little far out if not lowered.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-14-2018, 12:46 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 15,444
Posted By Star4life

we have already found this connector and posted...

we have already found this connector and posted it above. for free.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-14-2018, 12:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 787
Posted By Star4life

Dinan Sport Tuner For Sale

as title states selling Dinan Sport tuner for c400/450/43 If you want to wet your feet into the piggy back world but dont want to spend much this is the unit for you.

120 shipped to my paypal.
...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-01-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 36,762
Posted By Star4life

parts can be had for $600 or under if you find...

parts can be had for $600 or under if you find them used. the only kicker is the coding aspect. find someone close to you, or go to a dealer. shouldnt be more than 1 hour labor.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-01-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,019
Posted By Star4life

If you have command i agree i would not waste the...

If you have command i agree i would not waste the time. if you have audio 20, this is a definite upgrade. the base audio 20 unit UI is horrible and laggy as hell. it even froze up on me on a weekly...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-01-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 36,762
Posted By Star4life

I wanted to give a final update to this thread...

I wanted to give a final update to this thread with clear part numbers and pictures.

AT THIS TIME

I am offering a complete oem carplay retrofit for sale for 2015-2018 C/GLC class all types with...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-01-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,019
Posted By Star4life

guess you guys dont get out to the peasant forums...

guess you guys dont get out to the peasant forums too much. i am not sure if the c63 all ship with command, but you would be giving up command to get carplay. if you have audio 20 with or without...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-31-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,019
Posted By Star4life

Just an FYI, i retrofitted apple carplay and new...

Just an FYI, i retrofitted apple carplay and new UI to my 2017 :) just need a headunit change, card reader change and card reader wiring change. I could do it in 30 minutes.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
07-31-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,098
Posted By Star4life

I made a DIY FYI :)\ ...

I made a DIY FYI :)\



https://mbworld.org/forums/c450-c43-amg/689825-diy-c43-oil-change-step-step-tutorial.html
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
07-16-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 656
Posted By Star4life

first, yes, you are lowering so all height...

first, yes, you are lowering so all height clearances are reduced. the angle of driveways will now haunt you, speed bumps, potholes, etc. your front tire to fender clearance will be reduced thus if...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
07-16-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,143
Posted By Star4life

hey guys, i found my issue. intake hose was...

hey guys, i found my issue. intake hose was coming off between IC and throttle body. took me about 10 minutes to slip back on and tighten up.

the reason i posted here is because an intake leak is...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
07-13-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,143
Posted By Star4life

its a hassle to go to dealer. just want to gauge...

its a hassle to go to dealer. just want to gauge if im replacing a turbo or a hose clamp. we dont have lemon law in michigan i dont think nor would it apply to me as i technically bought mine used...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
07-12-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,143
Posted By Star4life

it sounds like his problem was even before tune....

it sounds like his problem was even before tune. my car is stock right now and sounds like it has boost leak and blow off valve lol.


i did not check anything. most likely will just take to...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
07-12-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,143
Posted By Star4life

did you ever figure out what happened? I can hear...

did you ever figure out what happened? I can hear my turbos very loud and its getting louder and i feel like the power is not all there. i am suspecting a leak or something along those lines.

i am...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-09-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,324
Posted By Star4life

8-9 mpg is not what you can expect all the time...

8-9 mpg is not what you can expect all the time in a c43. thats absolutely ridiculous.

i have a stock c43 unlike a lot of people commenting who are tuned etc. i daily drive it, i track it you...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
07-02-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,197
Posted By Star4life

i am a fan of the jescar power lock plus and...

i am a fan of the jescar power lock plus and collonite 845. 3 months and my coating is still going strong. i can practically just power wash the dirt off and blow it dry. very happy. also really...
06-28-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,414
Posted By Star4life

this has been covered extensively on my w205...

this has been covered extensively on my w205 carplay retrofit thread.

You CAN retrofit OEM carplay. If you have a 2018 you may not need to do much. If when you turn up or down volume, you see the...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-26-2018, 12:42 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 36,762
Posted By Star4life

yep mine is in and working and my harness comes...

yep mine is in and working and my harness comes tomorrow to update wiring.

i couldnt tell you where to buy other than new.

mbretrofit in romania may have some.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-22-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 36,762
Posted By Star4life

saw mill? Did they make you create an account?...

saw mill? Did they make you create an account? How much did they offer the unit for, i feel like i got ripped off since it was last one...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-22-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,437
Posted By Star4life

mine are at 11800 miles and counting. 2 track...

mine are at 11800 miles and counting. 2 track days on them. they do squeek when creeping, but meh, performance. they have plenty of meat on them. if yours really are that bad, just buy new pads for...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-21-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,285
Posted By Star4life

i will have a dinan piggy back for sale soon...

i will have a dinan piggy back for sale soon possibly lol
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-21-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 36,762
Posted By Star4life

yes you can swap the command for audio 20. the...

yes you can swap the command for audio 20. the only thing I am unsure of is if the bigger screen is compatible with the audio 20. Please do the swap and let us know :) I wouldnt mind installing the...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-21-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,747
Posted By Star4life

c43 with pe exhaust is very quiet in eco comfort...

c43 with pe exhaust is very quiet in eco comfort and sport. sport plus is only time it opens valves and you will get drone if left open on highway. But with valves closed you wouldnt even know you...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-21-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,278
Posted By Star4life

i believe the face lift has the completely new...

i believe the face lift has the completely new key. not just a key back and has amg logo. all 2018 and earlier sme came with and some not. its expensive for a piece of plastic to make you feel good...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-21-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 35,494
Posted By Star4life

did you ever figure this problem out? Mine does...

did you ever figure this problem out? Mine does same thing.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-20-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 36,762
Posted By Star4life

let me know if you need the code. if you dnt go...

let me know if you need the code. if you dnt go to a mercedes dealer you will need the code cause no one else can get it for you if they dont have access to mercedes systems. Some indys may have but...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-20-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 36,762
Posted By Star4life

if you dont have a star diag system (dealer tool)...

if you dont have a star diag system (dealer tool) either real or clone, you wont be able to install the radio. all the new radios require the tool to insert anti theft code. you cant enter code on...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-20-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 36,762
Posted By Star4life

i can get you the head unit code as i have tried...

i can get you the head unit code as i have tried multiple dealers in the us and none would give to me. just pm me whenever you are ready. you are coding it yourself right?





yes it activates...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-18-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,398
Posted By Star4life

you would need the dealer SDS tool to calibrate....

you would need the dealer SDS tool to calibrate. If you dont have that or know someone close then yes dealer needs to do.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-18-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 15,444
Posted By Star4life

12-16 awg is plenty depending on power. You can...

12-16 awg is plenty depending on power. You can never have too big of wire. I always just used 12 gauge for subs cause i usually ran more power to them. it cant hurt and its not much more expensive...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-18-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,106
Posted By Star4life

nice :) i ended up putting the hitch on our...

nice :)

i ended up putting the hitch on our mkc. its more suited to go off road anyway since it has a little more ground clearance.
06-18-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By Star4life

this is correct. all you need to do is push radio...

this is correct. all you need to do is push radio change station then press navi while in carplay and it goes back to apple maps. You can also change radio from your steering wheel on IC display.
06-18-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 418
Posted By Star4life

smart integration is apple carplay and android...

smart integration is apple carplay and android auto. Maps and navigation can be done through your phone. (online only and need internet connection though phone).

SD Navigation is a garmin add on...
06-18-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 945
Posted By Star4life

thanks but they are in canada on west coast....

thanks but they are in canada on west coast. Shipping would kill it. Plus i prefer new stuff. I ended up putting a hitch on our mkc and now have a hitch rack. THanks though!!
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-13-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 593
Posted By Star4life

it definetly seems pretty quick given the milage,...

it definetly seems pretty quick given the milage, but the all the driver aide systems use the brakes to correct. so the brakes nnaturally wear faster, but i still honestly dont know how people go...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-13-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,348
Posted By Star4life

do the pads yourself.

do the pads yourself.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-13-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 636
Posted By Star4life

70% all around including windshield would look...

70% all around including windshield would look good if thats what you want. yes i doubt anyone would be able to notice the 70 on windshield. maybe only on cloudy days. sunny days not a chance. it...
06-13-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By Star4life

nice rims but these are a little small in width...

nice rims but these are a little small in width and weird offsets for the w205 c class. our cars come stock with 8.5j on rear. so these are 1inch less in rear. maybe someone could buy for a winter...
06-13-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 658
Posted By Star4life

just an fyi, i am from michigan and I tend to...

just an fyi, i am from michigan and I tend to stay away from buying from Michigan dealers, especially ann arbor and novi. Their pricing new or used has always been higher than other dealers in...
06-12-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,821
Posted By Star4life

does your radio show the volume bar when you...

does your radio show the volume bar when you adjust volume?
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-12-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,110
Posted By Star4life

yes for garmin. command is through dealer. sorry...

yes for garmin. command is through dealer. sorry go to a different dealer then.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-12-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,722
Posted By Star4life

245s would rub if you dont space out far enough....

245s would rub if you dont space out far enough. and if you space out too far youll be poking and look bad. buy the rims with the 245s and swap them to 235s after.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-12-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 15,444
Posted By Star4life

there would not be a digital output from the...

there would not be a digital output from the amplifier as this is the last piece to the sound stage before the speakers.

an option you could try would be to buy the audison Bit DMI and see if...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-12-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,106
Posted By Star4life

decided just to get a hitch and rack for our...

decided just to get a hitch and rack for our Lincoln mkc.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-12-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,110
Posted By Star4life

there is a mercedes program you can download to...

there is a mercedes program you can download to update the map. its called mercedes benz download manager.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-12-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 636
Posted By Star4life

the crystalline didnt get dark enough for my...

the crystalline didnt get dark enough for my preference and also it has a odd shade of color to it. kinda like brown tan ish.

I opted for the 3M color stable tint instead and went with 35% around...
06-11-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 945
Posted By Star4life

1 bike would, but wouldnt be able to fit the...

1 bike would, but wouldnt be able to fit the wifes as well. and the dog may be a little crammed.


the suv is probably a better choice for this sort fo thing anyway.
06-11-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 945
Posted By Star4life

i have already looked there. I def dont want...

i have already looked there. I def dont want trunk mount. roof or hitch mount preferred. I didnt like the hitch becuase all of them had to cut diffusor. I didnt want to do that. roof just seems so...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-11-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,106
Posted By Star4life

OEM W205 Roof Bike Rack Thoughts

Does anyone have the oem mercedes roof mount bike rack? what are your thoughts? The trailor hitch is more expensive and i dont want to put a hitch on my car. would prefer roof rack and also more...
06-11-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 945
Posted By Star4life

OEM W205 Roof Bike Rack Thoughts

Does anyone have the oem mercedes roof mount bike rack? what are your thoughts? The trailor hitch is more expensive and i dont want to put a hitch on my car. would prefer roof rack and also more...
06-11-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 210,012
Posted By Star4life

i have found the wiring from the headunit to USB...

i have found the wiring from the headunit to USB must be replaced with new part number and usb hub or the wiring must be changed. I could not get carplay to work with old usb hub. How did you get to...
06-11-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 547
Posted By Star4life

youll need to find the right person. most people...

youll need to find the right person. most people buying a c300 will want it completely stock especially being newer. if it was an older car your audience would change and some mods could be...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-11-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 36,762
Posted By Star4life

The card reader and harness as far as I can tell...

The card reader and harness as far as I can tell are most definitely needed. the wiring harness has a procedure to rewire the stock harness but i think you need to buy more parts so easiest thing was...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-11-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 15,444
Posted By Star4life

thanks for the pic. I have this bolt in my car. i...

thanks for the pic. I have this bolt in my car. i will most likely ground there.

Also the inline fuses are really over kill as you mentioned. if amps have fuse, and your main run to back has...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-11-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 15,444
Posted By Star4life

i use knokonceptz OFC wiring for all my wiring....

i use knokonceptz OFC wiring for all my wiring. online is best place to buy. they are located in Ohio.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-11-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 15,444
Posted By Star4life

yea if you are planning to run all through the...

yea if you are planning to run all through the aftermarket stuff could be an issue for those with DVD. But for anyone with audio 20 it doesnt really matter. if your source isnt DOlby etc, all it will...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-09-2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 15,444
Posted By Star4life

also received harness and test fit. it clicks and...

also received harness and test fit. it clicks and fits right in. awesome find!!! will make going back to stock much easier and i fell better about not cutting stock wires!!
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-09-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 36,762
Posted By Star4life

headunit installed coded and working. love it....

headunit installed coded and working. love it. will post more detail later this week.

total parts needed,

headunit, wiring harness from headunit to card reader, new card reader.

done. plug...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-09-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 944
Posted By Star4life

i said some of the.... i obviously havent heard...

i said some of the.... i obviously havent heard every car and left it open. didnt say they were loudest or quietest
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-08-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 944
Posted By Star4life

yes modding the car in any way that is not oem...

yes modding the car in any way that is not oem will void your warranty only on parts you modified or parts that fail that can be linked to the parts you modified, ie, if you take out cats and engine...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-08-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 944
Posted By Star4life

take off the resonator and cats if you want a...

take off the resonator and cats if you want a louder exhaust. they can only dump so much fuel into the exhaust other wise cats would burn

honestly this car and the c63 with pe are some of the...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-08-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,192
Posted By Star4life

finally :)

finally :)
Forum: Parting Out
06-08-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By Star4life

ill take it pmd you

ill take it pmd you
Forum: Parting Out
06-08-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By Star4life

ill take them pmd you

ill take them pmd you
Forum: Parting Out
06-08-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By Star4life

ill take it. pmmd you

ill take it. pmmd you
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-08-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,537
Posted By Star4life

impressive.

impressive.
06-07-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,823
Posted By Star4life

i am waiting to get the oem parts. they didnt...

i am waiting to get the oem parts. they didnt change external shape of console so internal parts should be able to be replaces and we should be able to install this. The ash tray will need to come...
06-07-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 42,176
Posted By Star4life

is it the same as this thread pretty much? ...

is it the same as this thread pretty much?
https://mbworld.org/forums/e-class-w213/664358-how-replace-center-console.html

this is an e coupe. but console looks similiar
06-07-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 42,176
Posted By Star4life

any one can explain how to take out the console?...

any one can explain how to take out the console? install steps?
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-07-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,253
Posted By Star4life

i had them on my previous mercedes w202 and w204,...

i had them on my previous mercedes w202 and w204, they were awesome. will get them again once i need replacments,

in mean time id recommend just putting stock pads in. THey are not too hard to...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-07-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,722
Posted By Star4life

front will need approx 6mm-8mm spacer, rear will...

front will need approx 6mm-8mm spacer, rear will bolt up. use c63 tires sizes in rear 265/35/19, but use 235/40/19 in front.


this has been covered in c43 wheel fitment guide. i recommend you...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-07-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 15,444
Posted By Star4life

my harness just came in today. will let you know...

my harness just came in today. will let you know if it fits!!

also thats cool your battery is in the back. Makes things much easier for wiring. I prefer the weight of that in the back, but i enjoy...
Forum: Parting Out
06-07-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 442
Posted By Star4life

no offense but thats not slight curb rash lol....

no offense but thats not slight curb rash lol. more like major.

good luck with sale. price seem fair ish if someone is in desperate need of a wheel.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-07-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,348
Posted By Star4life

a couple things. brakes on this car are stupid...

a couple things. brakes on this car are stupid easy for front if rotors dont need replacing. even so, brakes are usually very easy regardless. especially on new cars with no rusted parts.

rear...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-04-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 15,444
Posted By Star4life

i dont understand what you are doing with the...

i dont understand what you are doing with the interconnect. If you ordered that harness i posted above, it would do same thing for you. If you didnt order it, I can see why you may want to order...
06-04-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 210,012
Posted By Star4life

updating the thread later this week ...

updating the thread later this week

https://mbworld.org/forums/c450-c43-amg/689137-w205-c43-450-400-300-pre-my18-carplay-android-retro-fit-attempt-3.html


performing carplay upgrade on 2017 c43
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-04-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 36,762
Posted By Star4life

the scrap yard i ordered from sent the command...

the scrap yard i ordered from sent the command unit instead of the audio 20 unit. They couldnt find the original audio 20 unit i wanted so they thought the command unit could replace it, which it...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-03-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 922
Posted By Star4life

looks stupid. paint or bust. honestly the silver...

looks stupid. paint or bust. honestly the silver stock calipers really dont look bad and certainly better than the covers. but to each their own.
06-03-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,953
Posted By Star4life

as long as it has rca low level input yes you can...

as long as it has rca low level input yes you can use it.
06-03-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,538
Posted By Star4life

if you have a c300 with halogen, this is the...

if you have a c300 with halogen, this is the simplest solution.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-01-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 36,762
Posted By Star4life

every radio has an unlock code needed. You can...

every radio has an unlock code needed. You can obtain it by giving a dealer or mbusa the serial number and vin of the original car it was in and i think you need one other piece of info i forgot at...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-01-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 36,762
Posted By Star4life

i got the headunit through some people i know...

i got the headunit through some people i know that scrap cars. they dont have online stuff. if you want it, i would have to order it for you as they normally dont ship and I have an account with...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-01-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 19,379
Posted By Star4life

this is my only concern at this point.

this is my only concern at this point.
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