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06-11-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,117
Posted By roadkillrob

That would be my thought also, there is nothing...

That would be my thought also, there is nothing special about the 507 exhaust and all the part numbers are the same 507 to non 507, but from coupe to sedan to wagon the parts are different.

Here...
06-10-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,475
Posted By roadkillrob

Also if you get the Mercedes sealant (which...

Also if you get the Mercedes sealant (which worked fine for me) it is about 20 bucks I think - check the date on the tube, even in the tube it is only good for like 6 months or a year and it has an...
05-29-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 671
Posted By roadkillrob

Yep that sounds normal to me too, injectors.

Yep that sounds normal to me too, injectors.
05-28-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,327
Posted By roadkillrob

I think that is a good decision, good luck...

I think that is a good decision, good luck looking for another one - you really can get into a nice one for not much more money, 18-22k will get you a mint low miles one, totally worth the extra...
05-27-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 962
Posted By roadkillrob

Well that looks like crap in my book - totally...

Well that looks like crap in my book - totally ruins the front end.
05-27-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,117
Posted By roadkillrob

I have a 507 and had a non 507 before that, no...

I have a 507 and had a non 507 before that, no difference I know of, sound looks everything is the same as far as I can see and have had the mufflers off both cars.
05-26-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,327
Posted By roadkillrob

Your carfax says this car has been crashed 4...

Your carfax says this car has been crashed 4 separate times also no service history since 2014 and only 5k miles put on it since 2014 which means it took a long time to fix it or it hasn't been able...
05-26-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,327
Posted By roadkillrob

The c63 never had suspension that was adjustable...

The c63 never had suspension that was adjustable to go up and down, either is is on adjustable aftermarket coilovers or airbags I would guess.
05-26-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,327
Posted By roadkillrob

I would be pretty afraid of that car, seems like...

I would be pretty afraid of that car, seems like lots of BS in that ad.

Brembo's come on the car, unless he replaced the excellent stock brakes with basically the same, but guessing he is just...
05-24-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By roadkillrob

I have used this drive cycle in the past and...

I have used this drive cycle in the past and seems to work, have been able to get everything to ready doing this once or twice
...
05-24-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By roadkillrob

I had this happen also, Eurocharged gave me a...

I had this happen also, Eurocharged gave me a tune with the O2's turned off and I had no idea until I went in and failed after it had been on the car for months and months - emailed them and they let...
05-21-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By roadkillrob

You canít see it with the handheld the you are...

You canít see it with the handheld the you are flashing with, you would need a cheap obd scanner or a Bluetooth dongle and the torque app works well. Otherwise just drive it a bunch, a few days to...
05-21-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,187
Posted By roadkillrob

Ya this, I read they made all the sedans in late...

Ya this, I read they made all the sedans in late 2013 in about 6-8 weeks, the coupes continued for the better part of a year as there was a 2015 coupe also.
05-21-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By roadkillrob

Yes that tune certainly has o2ís turned off,...

Yes that tune certainly has o2ís turned off, flash to stock drive around for a while and check that o2ís go ready then get it tested
05-14-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,187
Posted By roadkillrob

I would agree almost 10k high, I paid 48k 17...

I would agree almost 10k high, I paid 48k 17 months ago for basically the same car, sedan which does bring a little more money as they are much harder to find, 30k miles, loaded, has all the same...
05-12-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By roadkillrob

Pads are inside the rotor yes, you would have to...

Pads are inside the rotor yes, you would have to remove the rotor to get a good look at the parking brake mechanism. I use a lot of water when washing my wheels sometimes the power washer and have...
05-09-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 898
Posted By roadkillrob

If you had a couple days time and weíre a good...

If you had a couple days time and weíre a good pdr tech might be a great buy!
05-07-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 816
Posted By roadkillrob

I did this on my last c63 last year from...

I did this on my last c63 last year from BimmerGuru, works mint - actually could care less about the video in motion, but it unlocks entering Nav destinations while moving which is handy - need to do...
05-05-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,399
Posted By roadkillrob

Looking good, but I am certainly biased to white...

Looking good, but I am certainly biased to white 507's with blacked out emblems!
04-17-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 560
Posted By roadkillrob

You will want a 4 post for storage, 2 post is in...

You will want a 4 post for storage, 2 post is in the way for the lower car and pain to put the car on constantly (but great for maintenance) and you need a minimum thickness of concrete to bolt them...
04-17-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 291
Posted By roadkillrob

You may have been fine last time as your state...

You may have been fine last time as your state allows one not ready, so if the 02 was not ready but everything else was it would have passed fine.

If it is turned off in the tune, from what I...
04-16-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,620
Posted By roadkillrob

Seriously not only does the person selling them...

Seriously not only does the person selling them actually post them as sold like 3 years ago in this thread, but then some dumbass asked if they are still available a year later and then 5 people...
04-15-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By roadkillrob

Was going to ask also - why no insurance? If the...

Was going to ask also - why no insurance? If the person you kit claims, then your rates go up just the same and you may as well claim.
04-10-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 325
Posted By roadkillrob

I used these guys to update my maps last year,...

I used these guys to update my maps last year, worked perfectly on my 2014 C63 W204, they will send you a link to download the map to a USB drive (or you can buy the usb drive from them pre-loaded)...
04-09-2019, 09:02 PM
04-03-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 386
Posted By roadkillrob

First, I would find a better mechanic if they...

First, I would find a better mechanic if they can't do a flush. 2nd OEM parts in the US are $350 alone with filter and gasket, 200 if you use non mercedes oil (like Febi) so their price is very...
04-03-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By roadkillrob

Also depends if you have a limited slip - if you...

Also depends if you have a limited slip - if you don't have a limited slip there is no recommended change at any mileage - if you have the Limited Slip, then at 2k miles then every 40k miles.

If...
03-31-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 579
Posted By roadkillrob

If you have not spent the crazy 4000 price you...

If you have not spent the crazy 4000 price you were quoted in canada you can get these out of sweden for a grand new...
03-27-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 577
Posted By roadkillrob

Looking around your car really is worth about 28k...

Looking around your car really is worth about 28k lots of them with similar miles and p31 well option for that money. With tax probably 30k would be the right payout I would think depending on...
03-26-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 577
Posted By roadkillrob

Typically they will negotiate and always lowball,...

Typically they will negotiate and always lowball, they should pay retail for a similar car miles etc so find a bunch and show them you can’t buy a similar car for their offer otherwise let them know...
03-26-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 461
Posted By roadkillrob

That is brilliant powdercoat them rust color and...

That is brilliant powdercoat them rust color and then they never (or always) look rusty.
03-26-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,187
Posted By roadkillrob

LSD is like 1100 or so for a wavetrack + install,...

LSD is like 1100 or so for a wavetrack + install, so figure 2k probably, or maybe you can get an OEM one and swap it in, Diff is pretty easy to remove, 2-3 hours would swap a used on in.
03-26-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,187
Posted By roadkillrob

First one is a bit overpriced, but has AMG...

First one is a bit overpriced, but has AMG multimedia which is super rare and nearly impossible to add, so if you want that, you can add LSD and carbon if you wanted, those are fixable. Like someone...
03-25-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 2,359
Views: 253,700
Posted By roadkillrob

a lot of the data cards say track package, some...

a lot of the data cards say track package, some say lane tracking package, it has nothing to do with racetrack anything though.

here is one a couple posts above with 22p....
03-25-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2,359
Views: 253,700
Posted By roadkillrob

22p is lane tracking part of driver assist. 23p...

22p is lane tracking part of driver assist. 23p is driving assist package plus.
03-21-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 738
Posted By roadkillrob

My car is Polar White with all gloss black trim...

My car is Polar White with all gloss black trim (507) and the roof rails are gloss black so it matches pretty well - wish they painted the roof black on the sedan from the factory would then work...
03-20-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 738
Posted By roadkillrob

looks like about $150 each if you shop around,...

looks like about $150 each if you shop around, may be just as cheap as paint to replace, you could wrap in vinyl I guess to save some money.
03-20-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 738
Posted By roadkillrob

I have never seen them not be gloss black and the...

I have never seen them not be gloss black and the only part number is glad black not listed as paintable.
03-15-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By roadkillrob

507 had illuminated AMG door sills as an option...

507 had illuminated AMG door sills as an option on the sedan, I have them in mine, it was a VPC installed option 120, so they just added them after the car was built and no coding was required -...
03-15-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By roadkillrob

Here is another thread from someone on here that...

Here is another thread from someone on here that re-cleared https://mbworld.org/forums/c63-amg-w204/579746-clear-coat-coming-off-brake-caliper-paint.html

Turned out well if you can't get Merc to...
03-14-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By roadkillrob

Mine was covered in the initial 4 year/50k right...

Mine was covered in the initial 4 year/50k right at the end, I bought the car about a month before the warranty was up and took it in and complained about the clearcoat falling off and they just said...
03-14-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By roadkillrob

There is a DIY on here if you search, person just...

There is a DIY on here if you search, person just re-clear coated and they looked great. For the color if you ned to color coat, I search around a lot and tried a few different things for touch up...
03-12-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 829
Posted By roadkillrob

Seems legit, 1 post and a whats app number!

Seems legit, 1 post and a whats app number!
03-08-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 638
Posted By roadkillrob

FCP they don't always have everything but they...

FCP they don't always have everything but they are my go to,
03-04-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,871
Posted By roadkillrob

i have had an EC v7 tunes car and currently have...

i have had an EC v7 tunes car and currently have a 507 and I would not waste the money, you gain very little on a 507 and the factory tune on a 507 is excellent and drives so well that I much prefer...
03-02-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By roadkillrob

I actually just chatted with the guys at the link...

I actually just chatted with the guys at the link above, as I want to do this and not pay the dealer - they checked and have the version for my car (2014 C63) so should be good 12-15 and is $130 for...
03-02-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By roadkillrob

2012 and newer needs a key generated off your Vin...

2012 and newer needs a key generated off your Vin to install guessing that is why all the ebay ones stop at 2011 as before 2012 it would just install I think.

Looks like this place can do it,...
02-19-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By roadkillrob

Sounds like you don't drive it much, stuff on a...

Sounds like you don't drive it much, stuff on a car generally wears out from use, so mileage mostly not time. If you are only driving it 5 or 10k a year, it is unlikely that much will change inside...
02-19-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By roadkillrob

Mine was the same, AMG dealer and the sales guys...

Mine was the same, AMG dealer and the sales guys asked me what the deal was with this car as he had like 5 calls on it between me calling on it the day it was posted and then driving over.
02-19-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By roadkillrob

Looks like it is a coupe which is not as hard to...

Looks like it is a coupe which is not as hard to find as a sedan, price is decent especially with the miles.

It seems pretty well optioned, has premium, driver assistance package and lighting...
02-14-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 789
Posted By roadkillrob

From what I can tell the ones ending in 59 are...

From what I can tell the ones ending in 59 are fronts, A is silver finish in the spoke grooves, B is black finish in the spoke groove.
02-10-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,968
Posted By roadkillrob

What Mort said band weld on fittings are an...

What Mort said band weld on fittings are an option over the butt fit clamp.
02-10-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,968
Posted By roadkillrob

Not at all, 3 factory mount points and the 1 pipe...

Not at all, 3 factory mount points and the 1 pipe you cut he provides a clamp that will clamp the butt connection between the left header pipe and the power pipe.
02-10-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,968
Posted By roadkillrob

Mikes is a nice bolt in removable piece which...

Mikes is a nice bolt in removable piece which comes with a bit of a price. It only requires one cut and comes with a clamp for that pipe, the other 3 connections use the factory connections and...
02-06-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 846
Posted By roadkillrob

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0288_43f8b5f33f0ebecc14f3052ae1c0424fbfcb8057.jpg
Just got mine too (well about 2 months ago and never posted). MA is slow but...
02-06-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 549
Posted By roadkillrob

Unless you are a lead foot with the traction...

Unless you are a lead foot with the traction control on, then it uses the rears to stop the tires from spinning and will wear the rears pretty quick, but in normal driving your fronts are doing all...
02-06-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,418
Posted By roadkillrob

It is weird too, if you search the number on ECS...

It is weird too, if you search the number on ECS they come up with nothing, but on google it finds it on ECS, not cheap for a little tray, but a bit important to keep the water off stuff you don't...
02-05-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,418
Posted By roadkillrob

these? ...

these?

https://www.ecstuning.com/b-genuine-mercedes-benz-parts/bracket/2048850141/
https://www.ecstuning.com/b-genuine-mercedes-benz-parts/bracket/2048850041/
02-03-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,228
Posted By roadkillrob

This - 650 is crazy, you can do a drive cycle in...

This - 650 is crazy, you can do a drive cycle in about 20 miles max and get readiness - I used to do about a 40 minute loop after I flashed back to stock and it would be good to go. Otherwise a few...
02-03-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,228
Posted By roadkillrob

Haha stupid autocorrect!

Haha stupid autocorrect!
02-02-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,128
Posted By roadkillrob

yes a 507 optioned car is P61 grand edition and...

yes a 507 optioned car is P61 grand edition and that option code includes the 507 bits in one option so you wonít see a lot of stuff listed independently.
02-01-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,228
Posted By roadkillrob

Ya sounds like a tune with o2s turned off which...

Ya sounds like a tune with o2s turned off which also turns off heaters, get dealer to flash Ecuador to stock.
01-27-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 585
Posted By roadkillrob

Are you talking about the LED daytime running...

Are you talking about the LED daytime running light?

https://www.ebay.com/i/223293868561?chn=ps
01-25-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 776
Posted By roadkillrob

Ya that would be crazy, also will make the car...

Ya that would be crazy, also will make the car worthless in about 1 year as it would be 100,000 miles in a year. I also did the math on 2500 in gas in 3 months and is more like 200 miles a day but...
01-25-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 911
Posted By roadkillrob

I think your analysis is spot on, like others...

I think your analysis is spot on, like others have said, the transmissions are both very reliable, MCT is more desirable in my book, but really neither shift terribly fast compared to the...
01-21-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By roadkillrob

Seems to have started working after tried a 4th...

Seems to have started working after tried a 4th time, maybe a glitch.
01-21-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 92,209
Posted By roadkillrob

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

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/480x640/builder_a812662ad62bbfbe521bc8d8f7ccb0a2a54ec94b.jpg
Apparently 2 guys with that name are AMG master mechanics, signature is different...
01-21-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By roadkillrob

I can get uploads to work today, always has been...

I can get uploads to work today, always has been fan, I click the manage attachments browse, add, click upload and doesn't add it - will try the other method, but this way has always worked for me,...
01-21-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 92,209
Posted By roadkillrob

Realized I have never posted mine. Ok seems...

Realized I have never posted mine.

Ok seems attachments are broken today, building is Stephen Hahn, will upload pic when it starts working again.
01-21-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 474
Posted By roadkillrob

I have seen that one, overall that guy is a bit...

I have seen that one, overall that guy is a bit less than scientific, but does some ok videos - I think for something like ceratec his methods are flawed and it requires a much longer testing cycle...
01-21-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,258
Posted By roadkillrob

And like you said, that is a rare option on these...

And like you said, that is a rare option on these cars, rarely ever see a W204 with it.

2013 would be my vote, year newer, same mileage and seems to be a little cleaner in pics, new brakes which...
01-20-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 586
Posted By roadkillrob

Sounds like he has EPC/WIS setup, you can...

Sounds like he has EPC/WIS setup, you can basically get it for free or for 10 bucks on ebay as a virtual machine, but it is a pain in the ass to keep working and time consuming to lookup repair...
01-20-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,258
Posted By roadkillrob

I don't see anywhere that car showing distronic,...

I don't see anywhere that car showing distronic, it doesn't have the solid shiny star on the front or list it anywhere. It has park distance did you mean that?
01-19-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,005
Posted By roadkillrob

2 Votes have clear on my white 507.

2 Votes have clear on my white 507.
01-18-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 930
Posted By roadkillrob

Sounds about right for Canada a bit more than we...

Sounds about right for Canada a bit more than we would pay in the US but not a lot more.
01-15-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 768
Posted By roadkillrob

So you have a code and fan is not working right,...

So you have a code and fan is not working right, you clear code and fan works right.

So guessing code will tell you what is wrong, maybe make note of it and don’t clear it.

car can still...
01-15-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 459
Posted By roadkillrob

If your thinking of using it, call the tuning...

If your thinking of using it, call the tuning company you are thinking of using and find out how much they charge to have it unmarried - dimsport charges them a fee to do it, the tuner has value, but...
01-14-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By roadkillrob

Pretty sure it is not aluminum but a steel pan,...

Pretty sure it is not aluminum but a steel pan, probably could just be cleaned and painted unless it is really bad like something took the finish off many years ago, otherwise it would take a while...
01-12-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 570
Posted By roadkillrob

Nasty I am definitely looking under there next...

Nasty I am definitely looking under there next wash
01-08-2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 16
LSD
Views: 982
Posted By roadkillrob

There is no 5k service, first is 10k and first...

There is no 5k service, first is 10k and first trans is 40k. All those things where changes at 5k, so owner requested all fluids changed, possibly car was 1 year old so was due for engine oil, but...
01-08-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 16
LSD
Views: 982
Posted By roadkillrob

The VIN will report option 471 for LSD if you...

The VIN will report option 471 for LSD if you don't have option 471 from the VIN decode you don't have an LSD (unless it was aftermarket added), even if it was packaged with other stuff, the VIN will...
01-02-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,852
Posted By roadkillrob

The words slight hop and won't cause a vibration...

The words slight hop and won't cause a vibration seem to conflict. I am guessing it means when you look at it on the balancer, it is in balance but moves up and down vertically as it rotates which...
12-30-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 638
Posted By roadkillrob

Are you talking about the rusty bolts that look a...

Are you talking about the rusty bolts that look a bit pink, don't see anything that looks like coolant.

If you are a DIY kinda guy, take off the belt and spin everything by hand, sounds like a bad...
12-26-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,584
Posted By roadkillrob

I certainly would have used more swear words on...

I certainly would have used more swear words on the video! Damn deer always wait until the last possible second to jump in front of you, I had one I swerved for just enough to not hit it with the...
12-24-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 839
Posted By roadkillrob

Ya my guess is most of this stuff is fixed on the...

Ya my guess is most of this stuff is fixed on the cheap and resold for a profit, so would be concerned how well it was fixed.
12-23-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 839
Posted By roadkillrob

Thanks!

Thanks!
12-23-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 839
Posted By roadkillrob

Looked around, this is what it looked like...

Looked around, this is what it looked like https://cs.copart.com/v1/AUTH_svc.pdoc00001/PIX44/99556ad3-8093-49dc-bd74-65f2f973d51b.JPG

Copart sold it for $11,000 when it looked like that and it had...
12-23-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 839
Posted By roadkillrob

In my book you don't need a price, a salvage...

In my book you don't need a price, a salvage title 2010 C63 - wouldn't spend a dollar on that car personally.
12-22-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,513
Posted By roadkillrob

I agree 34k is a good price for the car that is...

I agree 34k is a good price for the car that is all I can tell you. Paying 750 a month and your financial situation dictates if it is a good situation to get into or not.
12-22-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By roadkillrob

I have never had an issue, I spray down with...

I have never had an issue, I spray down with degreaser (simple green or other) lightly rinse with a hose and dry with a leaf blower - just selectively spray try not to heavily soak the alternator or...
12-21-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By roadkillrob

I believe the heads can come off with the engine...

I believe the heads can come off with the engine in, but in a shop may be easier to just pull the cradle out to do the work time wise, exhaust manifolds are a pain to pull off in the car that is what...
12-20-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By roadkillrob

it looks like it replaces the star and base plate...

it looks like it replaces the star and base plate both
12-20-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By roadkillrob

my 507 has been pretty good, my 2013 had a big...

my 507 has been pretty good, my 2013 had a big lag sometimes going from reverse to drive when cold - 507 is less so - also had a tune on the 2013 that seemed to affect it over the stock tune, but may...
12-20-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By roadkillrob

I think he just wants the look, not to make it...

I think he just wants the look, not to make it work, otherwise there is a lot more involved yes, the radar head, the turn signal stock, wiring and possibly programming.
12-19-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By roadkillrob

https://nemigaparts.com/cat_spares/epc/mercedes/1/...

https://nemigaparts.com/cat_spares/epc/mercedes/1/fg/204277/62q/88/135/080PLATE
PROXIMITY-CONTROLLED CRUISE CONTROL001A 20 788 800 11 ...
12-16-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By roadkillrob

Yes, airbag has to be removed then 4 screws hold...

Yes, airbag has to be removed then 4 screws hold the trim, 2 behind airbag and 2 just in the backside of the bottom on the center lower spoke of the wheel.

Here is a DIY - from a CLA but same...
12-15-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By roadkillrob

Ya there have been a few threads on it here and...

Ya there have been a few threads on it here and there, all went to South Africa and all where that color is my understanding, basically a really bright green 507.
12-14-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,225
Posted By roadkillrob

I used leathermagic mb405 not sure on the match...

I used leathermagic mb405 not sure on the match of the color at letherworldtech because of the their color number is why i went with leathermagic https://leathermagic.com/leather-dye-recoloring-kit/...
12-14-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,225
Posted By roadkillrob

Ya that would not be too tough to fix, a bit more...

Ya that would not be too tough to fix, a bit more worn than mine, but nothing too bad that will come out nice with some good cleaning and prepping and 3 or 4 coats of the dye - it dries pretty quick,...
12-14-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,225
Posted By roadkillrob

I didn't have any real deep cracks, I just sanded...

I didn't have any real deep cracks, I just sanded and sprayed, did not need to fill.
12-13-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,225
Posted By roadkillrob

Ok JPG won't work, converted to PDF and attached...

Ok JPG won't work, converted to PDF and attached for now.

Rob
12-13-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,225
Posted By roadkillrob

Ok, took a pic and attachment uploads are not...

Ok, took a pic and attachment uploads are not working tonight, will try later and see if it has been resolved.
12-13-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,225
Posted By roadkillrob

I don't didn't take any pics before, I can do an...

I don't didn't take any pics before, I can do an after, mine wasnt too bad at 30k miles, light cracking and medium wear I would say - will snap a pic of it currently when I have a minute.
12-13-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,225
Posted By roadkillrob

it is a bit scary the first time using sandpaper...

it is a bit scary the first time using sandpaper on your leather but it is top coated leather so it is basically like doing bodywork just with leather products, follow the instructions watch the...
12-13-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,225
Posted By roadkillrob

i used it on my 507 with porcelain and the match...

i used it on my 507 with porcelain and the match is excellent I recommend not spraying as that gives more texture than OEM so called and they recommended wiping on to give oem smooth texture results....
12-12-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,225
Posted By roadkillrob

MB Tex is basically vinyl, the company I used...

MB Tex is basically vinyl, the company I used also makes a vinyl re-coloring product that would work and they also have the factory vinyl colors in the color chart I linked in my first post. Here is...
12-11-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,225
Posted By roadkillrob

It isn't too hard but the only fix is to redye...

It isn't too hard but the only fix is to redye that section of the seat, there are a bunch of companies that will provide the product to do it for 50 bucks or so. Leatherique is one, but depending...
12-09-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 749
Posted By roadkillrob

It is funny how much work and money went into it...

It is funny how much work and money went into it but I see a bunch of things that lack detail - mesh in hood and fender grills is wrong, side emblem is wrong, wheels are wrong, they didn't paint the...
12-05-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 943
Posted By roadkillrob

I would agree on the material quality between the...

I would agree on the material quality between the 2 certainly, but looking at those 2 pictures, the M3 design wise looks much more modern like a FL C63 and the PFL interior feels much more early...
12-04-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,658
Posted By roadkillrob

Seems suspicious like they are plugging...

Seems suspicious like they are plugging themselves doesn't it.
12-04-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 943
Posted By roadkillrob

For me the PFL just looks like a car from 2008...

For me the PFL just looks like a car from 2008 and I dislike the overly large bulbous headlights and the double horizontal bar grill. Dash and steering wheel inside also look like an early 2000's car...
11-30-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 848
Posted By roadkillrob

Mine has never been rough in any downshift, yours...

Mine has never been rough in any downshift, yours i pretty low miles, has the trans fluid ever been changed - i believe the manual says 4 years or 40k miles, so even with the low miles, it should...
11-30-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,603
Posted By roadkillrob

Wow I would say pretty good deal and a nice combo...

Wow I would say pretty good deal and a nice combo it it has no accidents, has good maintenance, I think it is worth the money for sure.

That is almost 30k a year in mileage, so I would have to...
11-26-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 481
Posted By roadkillrob

It is in the 229.5 spec - from what I can tell...

It is in the 229.5 spec - from what I can tell the C63 never used this fleece type filter, but the 55 models did (like the e55) and it looks totally different, white and a bit of a grid to the filter...
11-25-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By roadkillrob

Ya it isn't that, you should get readiness on the...

Ya it isn't that, you should get readiness on the O2's with a few days of regular driving, week tops if you have a short commute. So you should have either readiness or a CEL if they are not ready...
11-25-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 481
Posted By roadkillrob

There doesn't seem to be a huge difference in the...

There doesn't seem to be a huge difference in the oil specs, 229.5 is for longer service than 229.3 - what would concern me would be this

229.5 engine oils must be used with fleece oil filter...
11-25-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By roadkillrob

He should get a CEL though if it is out of range,...

He should get a CEL though if it is out of range, an efficiency code or something if an O2 fails unless the channel is turned off in a tune.
11-25-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By roadkillrob

Has the battery been dead or unhooked recently,...

Has the battery been dead or unhooked recently, that will cause a not ready and takes a bit of driving to get back to ready. Otherwise I would suspect a tune if you have been driving for weeks...
11-24-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,291
Posted By roadkillrob

20mpg is my dream, I drive a lot in town not much...

20mpg is my dream, I drive a lot in town not much highway and average 13.7mpg
11-19-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 768
Posted By roadkillrob

You should just cut your losses and sign up for a...

You should just cut your losses and sign up for a new account at this point.
11-13-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,394
Posted By roadkillrob

Ya don't watch it, taking out an opinions or...

Ya don't watch it, taking out an opinions or feelings on the stupidity of doing what he is doing, the video just straight up sucks and is a waste of time to watch and the guy can barely even spin his...
11-11-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,615
Posted By roadkillrob

I think you need a full cat delete and then some...

I think you need a full cat delete and then some unburnt fuel on decel which is what the pops are now, like 1NS1GN1A said, eurocharged has a flame tune to give you some extra pops and farts.
11-06-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,096
Posted By roadkillrob

I have a W204 because of the design of the W205 -...

I have a W204 because of the design of the W205 - I think they ruined the car, hate the droopy rear end and the center stack, nav screen console in the W205 I also dislike, power of the new C63 is...
11-05-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,122
Posted By roadkillrob

All the C63 rotors are interchangeable so the 1...

All the C63 rotors are interchangeable so the 1 piece, co cast or true 2 piece all fit, so those Zimmermans should be fine and certainly are the cheapest decent option if you are just daily driving.
11-04-2018, 06:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,122
Posted By roadkillrob

So if you look up on EPC (realoem.com if you want...

So if you look up on EPC (realoem.com if you want to look yourself) the 2012 E63 and the 2012 C63 have the same front rotor part number. All year W204 C63 brake disks are interchangeable, so that...
11-03-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 663
Posted By roadkillrob

Well if it is just one tire that is wearing oddly...

Well if it is just one tire that is wearing oddly and the wear is related to the camber being out, then it usually indicates something is bent or damage and would need replaced like a control arm.
10-31-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 980
Posted By roadkillrob

Well that might be the craziest thing I have seen...

Well that might be the craziest thing I have seen - I have have these seats in 2 c63's and never seen something like that - I used to get the odd minor sweat stain, but no real color do it just could...
10-28-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 416
Posted By roadkillrob

I am even more suspicious with the stripe missing...

I am even more suspicious with the stripe missing that maybe the car was hit - stripe only comes as one part and is $1000 so cheaper to remove it than fix it (also may just be personal preference,...
10-28-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,120
Posted By roadkillrob

It is a button in the row of buttons for heated...

It is a button in the row of buttons for heated seats etc that says AMG

Pushing it loads up a different interface that has track settings, shows g forces and all kinds of info on the screen - it...
10-28-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,120
Posted By roadkillrob

Pano Roof was a coupe only option, sedan just...

Pano Roof was a coupe only option, sedan just came with the regular sun roof always.

413 – Panorama Sunroof (Coupe - Standard / Sedan – N/A)

255 AMG Performance Media is the rarest of rare...
10-28-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 416
Posted By roadkillrob

Sorry for all the posts, looks like the ordered...

Sorry for all the posts, looks like the ordered the 507 package and then added Premium Package, Drivers Assistance Package, lighting package, carbon trim and the black wheels. Looks like no...
10-28-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 416
Posted By roadkillrob

Looks like it is missing 512 also - that is...

Looks like it is missing 512 also - that is command/Navigation
10-28-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 416
Posted By roadkillrob

I basically have the same car in a sedan (except...

I basically have the same car in a sedan (except that car has distronic which I wish I had) it is missing LSD 471 and oddly backup camera 218, parking guidance (the distance beepers) 230 and more odd...
10-28-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 416
Posted By roadkillrob

It is correct, datacard is 507 - P61 Grand...

It is correct, datacard is 507 - P61 Grand Edition is the correct option - everything else on car looks right, so weird they changed the spoiler to white, but guess they didn't like the black for...
10-28-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 416
Posted By roadkillrob

507's actually don't have a carbon fiber trunk...

507's actually don't have a carbon fiber trunk spoiler, it is just a painted black spoiler (P31 had carbon), but should be black no matter what the car color. My 507 is white with a black spoiler,...
10-27-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,071
Posted By roadkillrob

The MOS2 is like the ceratec, 1 bottle is good...

The MOS2 is like the ceratec, 1 bottle is good for 5 quarts, so 2 bottles with a change and then yes after 30k miles you can re dose with ceratec as per the label.
10-27-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,071
Posted By roadkillrob

Ceretec bonds to parts and is good for 30k...

Ceretec bonds to parts and is good for 30k miles/50k kms so you run it, then change the oil and don't put it back in for the next 3 or 4 oil changes, most people run MOS2 in those oil changes instead.
10-24-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,032
Posted By roadkillrob

I feel like it is common knowledge also and I...

I feel like it is common knowledge also and I don't think the cold start delete will help much. I paid eurocharged for the cold start delete but didn't get what I expected as it was poorly explained...
10-24-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,071
Posted By roadkillrob

The ceratec is going to replace the equivalent...

The ceratec is going to replace the equivalent amount of oil so you will put 600ml less oil in and add the ceratec to get to the full amount. So 9l of oil + the ceratec is correct.
10-22-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By roadkillrob

In my book it isnít like a turbo car where you...

In my book it isnít like a turbo car where you are turning up the boost a bunch and adding a lot of stress, it is just optimization of fuel and timing which is not going to add much stress if afr is...
10-20-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 889
Posted By roadkillrob

507 is a bit special, a little more HP over a P31...

507 is a bit special, a little more HP over a P31 and some cosmetics (stripe is a bit love it or hate it), nicest part of the package in my book is the forged wheels, the black series hood with vents...
10-18-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,159
Posted By roadkillrob

It is your car, ruin it however you feel fit!

It is your car, ruin it however you feel fit!
10-17-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 520
Posted By roadkillrob

No one has ever figured it out at least yet.

No one has ever figured it out at least yet.
10-17-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 821
Posted By roadkillrob

No one in this forum can shed any light on a 2012...

No one in this forum can shed any light on a 2012 s63, totally different car totally different engine so reliability of a c63 is no indication that an s63 will or wonít be.

They both say 63 on the...
10-17-2018, 07:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 504
Posted By roadkillrob

Stellar work, enjoyed this!

Stellar work, enjoyed this!
10-16-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,421
Posted By roadkillrob

I am sure they have meticulous records they can...

I am sure they have meticulous records they can tell every little thing about every car they just donít telll us.
10-16-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,421
Posted By roadkillrob

Mercedes doesn't release specific production...

Mercedes doesn't release specific production numbers of a model so it will probably not happen.
10-14-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,147
Posted By roadkillrob

25k more miles than the ultra low milage one in...

25k more miles than the ultra low milage one in Germany but 60% cheaper! https://www.ebay.com/itm/2013-Mercedes-Benz-C-Class-Black-Series/142968616839?hash=item214997f787:g:SH4AAOSwmZJbqYcl:rk:2:pf:0
10-13-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,017
Posted By roadkillrob

You should fix your first line, I think you meant...

You should fix your first line, I think you meant M156 engine (as M157 is the old 5.5 TT engine) and for model I assume you mean W204.
10-11-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 744
Posted By roadkillrob

It is not terribly hard to pull the valve covers...

It is not terribly hard to pull the valve covers and inspect if you want to worry about it, couple hours work to open it and inspect the lobes for wear, you can probably even see a few lobes with a...
10-11-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 744
Posted By roadkillrob

What is he a specialist in, extracting money from...

What is he a specialist in, extracting money from pockets?
10-08-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 955
Posted By roadkillrob

I like watching that Camaro get smaller on each...

I like watching that Camaro get smaller on each straight!
10-08-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 825
Posted By roadkillrob

I never had any smells at all with secondary cat...

I never had any smells at all with secondary cat delete - it would be normal if you had no cats - do you still have the primary cats? Do you have a tune?
10-08-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By roadkillrob

I would agree with FactoryFast 3k mile oil...

I would agree with FactoryFast 3k mile oil changes are a total waste of money and old school intervals from 20+ years ago. Send out the oil for analysis, but 7500 should be fine on a change or once...
10-07-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,287
Posted By roadkillrob

ya the carb cleaner should work basically if it...

ya the carb cleaner should work basically if it is sucking any air and sucks in some carb cleaner you will hear the idle fluctuate indicating it sucked in some carb cleaner. Double check all the...
10-07-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,287
Posted By roadkillrob

You could also flash stock now that you have a...

You could also flash stock now that you have a handheld and see if it comes back. Intake manifold is a prime suspect for too lean also could be an o2 sensor issue both would be masked potentially if...
10-05-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,147
Posted By roadkillrob

I really dislike that guy - he drowned his first...

I really dislike that guy - he drowned his first one in a puddle if I remember correctly!
10-05-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By roadkillrob

Is it really slow because the ECU can only fire 6...

Is it really slow because the ECU can only fire 6 spark plugs ;) . I would have to agree - just a funny typo probably from the first run of labels - maybe it will be worth something someday!
10-04-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,326
Posted By roadkillrob

Both accidents - there are 2 separate ones...

Both accidents - there are 2 separate ones reported on the carfax about 9 months apart, one said rear/side and one front
10-04-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By roadkillrob

I have no idea about that first site just had a...

I have no idea about that first site just had a reference to your part number.

Not sure what you are asking about matching the data up?
10-04-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,326
Posted By roadkillrob

Where are you located, here in the Boston area...

Where are you located, here in the Boston area even base C63 sells quick as they don't come up very often for sale as there are not a lot of them around.
10-04-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,326
Posted By roadkillrob

Ya think I would stay away - those 2 little...

Ya think I would stay away - those 2 little pieces of carbon are weird, but doubt that indicates anything but the last owner starting to cover the trim or started to buy the pieces - can't see any...
10-04-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By roadkillrob

ME9.7 is correct also, the 6 cyl on the label...

ME9.7 is correct also, the 6 cyl on the label must be a typo as the others say 8 cyl some have AMG on the label and some don't - could have been replaced, could be a very early one as you have an...
10-04-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By roadkillrob

So weird, normally that do say 8 Zyl and that...

So weird, normally that do say 8 Zyl and that part number isn't listed that I can find in EPC for a C63, but it does start with the A 156 number so is for an M156 motorl.

Did find zip tuning...
10-04-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,147
Posted By roadkillrob

BS for sure also would be my vote for a weekend...

BS for sure also would be my vote for a weekend fun car (I would feel bad daily driving one and killing it with miles!). Lots of cars make more power, probably handle better, have a better trans...
10-03-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By roadkillrob

EC had V5,6 and 7 - V6 was terrible, V7 was the...

EC had V5,6 and 7 - V6 was terrible, V7 was the best of the bunch but still not as smooth as stock
10-03-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By roadkillrob

Agreed on all 3 although not terribly noticeable...

Agreed on all 3 although not terribly noticeable in C due to the softer shift map.
10-03-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By roadkillrob

I found a bit more popping, shifting was...

I found a bit more popping, shifting was different, obviously no flashing of the TCU but the shifts can be affected somewhat from the ECU, I did find the shifts a bit more jerky clunky when tuned...
10-03-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,173
Posted By roadkillrob

Remember he is in the middle east, so he...

Remember he is in the middle east, so he recommends heavy oil but also says at the same time that it is 80-110F all the time - might be a thought in the dead of summer, but would be worried about...
10-02-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 683
Posted By roadkillrob

To be sure post your vin in the vin decode thread...

To be sure post your vin in the vin decode thread and you will get the data card with all options.
10-02-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,173
Posted By roadkillrob

To provide more data and I think Tasos is the...

To provide more data and I think Tasos is the man, but he is incorrect on this point.

My 2013 base C63 non P30/31 car, 985 on block 156985 60 080832
My 2014 507 C63 P61 (which is P31 with more...
10-02-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 572
Posted By roadkillrob

Like TPete19 said, don't go cheap, get a company...

Like TPete19 said, don't go cheap, get a company that ships cars for a living professionally and enclosed.

Reliable carriers is one of the very reputable carriers,...
10-02-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,616
Posted By roadkillrob

I am glad they exist as I get endless hours of...

I am glad they exist as I get endless hours of entertainment watching them be crashed on youtube, truly epic how many mustangs are destroyed regularly, but I guess if you put 460hp in a car a 18 year...
10-02-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 933
Posted By roadkillrob

I use this and it is not great, it tends to blow...

I use this and it is not great, it tends to blow off the hose if you pump thick oil and don't go super slow, also hard to hold all the hoses at the same time and pump (did it on the weekend doing...
10-01-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 933
Posted By roadkillrob

Every other "B" Service (the big service B I...

Every other "B" Service (the big service B I think they call it) every 4 years or 40k miles.
09-30-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 933
Posted By roadkillrob

Here is the DIY kit US pricing $145...

Here is the DIY kit US pricing $145 https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/mercedes-722-9-transmission-service-kit-liqui-moly-7229late

If you want genuine Merc Blue Oil it is $4 more per liter, so would...
09-29-2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 933
Posted By roadkillrob

Wow go to the dealer and save some money, no one...

Wow go to the dealer and save some money, no one usually says that but they are expensive at 500 for the same job.

Did they itemize the parts to see what is in that $400? Parts are 50 bucks for...
09-29-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,393
Posted By roadkillrob

FYI if anyone is concerned about approvals, it is...

FYI if anyone is concerned about approvals, it is not 229.5 approved, it is recommended by Liquid Moly to use for 229.5 cars but not approved by MB.
09-27-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 525
Posted By roadkillrob

Good to hear - those are steel and pretty stout...

Good to hear - those are steel and pretty stout so would take a fair bit to bend it I imagine, but better safe than sorry. I would have them strap to the subframe as far outboard as they can get...
09-26-2018, 07:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 525
Posted By roadkillrob

I would want it strapped to the subframe outboard...

I would want it strapped to the subframe outboard as far as you can go as that should be the strongest point, there are also companies that make mount points if you dyno a lot that will bolt onto the...
09-25-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 525
Posted By roadkillrob

For towing they should use either the wheel...

For towing they should use either the wheel straps that wrap around the tire and or the bumper attachment points - it says it in big letters of pretty much every car to never use a suspension...
09-25-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By roadkillrob

People seem to think they are worth something and...

People seem to think they are worth something and keep them and then try to sell them and since the handheld is married to the car, they are basically worthless and a tuner can un-marry it but they...
09-25-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By roadkillrob

You will never get the heaters ready either so...

You will never get the heaters ready either so you will have 2 not ready and not pass smog. You have 2 choices, since you didn't get the mygenius or buy the tune, you can't just turn them on, you...
09-25-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 525
Posted By roadkillrob

I have a BMW and someone strapped to one of the...

I have a BMW and someone strapped to one of the front aluminum control arms and about 6 months later it snapped on a relatively small pothole at low speed thank god - no one should ever tie a car...
09-23-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,515
Posted By roadkillrob

Nice price, the place near me is $205 a wheel and...

Nice price, the place near me is $205 a wheel and $50 extra for specialty colors (like hyper silver) - wish I could get something done for $100
09-20-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,380
Posted By roadkillrob

They should just do that - my 507 feels just as...

They should just do that - my 507 feels just as powerful but much more drivable then my base c63 with a tune.
09-19-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By roadkillrob

That appears to be a 507 rear wheel - don't see...

That appears to be a 507 rear wheel - don't see singles ever come up for sale, full sets usually around here - I think they are 2500 each from MB and before I had my 507 I looked for a year for the...
09-19-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,380
Posted By roadkillrob

Don't forget the DR520 C63 in the UK, 513 bhp ....

Don't forget the DR520 C63 in the UK, 513 bhp . https://www.autocar.co.uk/car-review/mercedes-benz/c-class/first-drives/mercedes-c63-amg-dr520
09-19-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By roadkillrob

Mercedes seems to like to make you guy parts just...

Mercedes seems to like to make you guy parts just to get clips - that front engine cover is the same deal - have to buy the whole cover for 100 bucks to get the 5 clips that the dealer routinely...
09-19-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 24,891
Posted By roadkillrob

I may be wrong, but I have never seen an OEM one...

I may be wrong, but I have never seen an OEM one get worn out, it has clutches so I am sure it will eventually, maybe if it is tracked a lot, it works great on the street having had 2 cars with the...
09-18-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 24,891
Posted By roadkillrob

It would be better to ask all your Edition 1...

It would be better to ask all your Edition 1 questions in the same thread, answer is no it did not.

Here is what it came with...
09-18-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 386
Posted By roadkillrob

Answer is mostly no it did not. Sedan...

Answer is mostly no it did not.

Sedan Edition 1 was cosmetic, same HP as standard car.
Coupe Edition 1 included the AMG development package and a few more thanks that the sedan got (and was also...
09-17-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 21,693
Posted By roadkillrob

Would love ot hear about this also - mine did it...

Would love ot hear about this also - mine did it for the first time, never had the issue with my 2013 but my 2014 did it yesterday - seems it is normal for the scenario - car sat for 2 weeks without...
09-15-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,992
Posted By roadkillrob

Ya mine look a lot different than yours and from...

Ya mine look a lot different than yours and from their website, maybe the gloss black is just different, but not what I expected and not good enough.
09-15-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,992
Posted By roadkillrob

I agree probably no one would notice especially...

I agree probably no one would notice especially on the sides, the difference between the C63 on the back and the AMG logo was too different and noticeable, so returning them - finding stuff on ebay...
09-15-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,992
Posted By roadkillrob

I ended up buying a set form...

I ended up buying a set form http://chromecarletters.com/mercedes...lettering.html (http://chromecarletters.com/mercedes_benz_lettering.html) and the C63 letters are pretty size wise and decent...
09-14-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 672
Posted By roadkillrob

Just an FYI - RS7 has been available since 2014...

Just an FYI - RS7 has been available since 2014 in the US.
09-14-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By roadkillrob

Not really normal hard to tell without video -...

Not really normal hard to tell without video - really you need to pull the codes and see if there is anything showing a fault, good info in this thread...
09-14-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,358
Posted By roadkillrob

It doesn't cost 320 to fix, they charge 320 to...

It doesn't cost 320 to fix, they charge 320 to fix.

I just replaced mine, cost 60 bucks to fix and is relatively easy if you have any skills (does require disconnecting of battery and removal of...
09-13-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,992
Posted By roadkillrob

This is what I like about it, the stock logo is...

This is what I like about it, the stock logo is not readable, the 6.3 is nice and clean and it was used on non black series models also like the SLS, nice and clean looking.
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