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Forum: W211 AMG
09-30-2011, 04:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 31,841
Posted By MBenzNL

if I would have written back then that all colors...

if I would have written back then that all colors below 100 are designo colors then it would not be right - but that is not what I wrote - is it?

anyways - here is our S211 in designo graphite...
01-17-2011, 04:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,050
Posted By MBenzNL

and some more greetingz,

and some more

greetingz,
01-17-2011, 04:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,050
Posted By MBenzNL

and some more pictures greetingz,

and some more pictures

greetingz,
01-17-2011, 04:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,050
Posted By MBenzNL

parting out a fully optioned 2003 E400CDI

car: E400CDI
build date: 10-08-2003 (modelyear 2003)
mileage: 290.000km (180.000 miles)
color: 744 silver
interior: 831A anthracite leather


The car is going to be parted out and all factory...
01-17-2011, 04:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,928
Posted By MBenzNL

and some interior details greetingz,

and some interior details

greetingz,
01-17-2011, 04:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,928
Posted By MBenzNL

the interior greetingz,

the interior

greetingz,
01-17-2011, 04:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,928
Posted By MBenzNL

parting out a well optioned 2003 E400CDI designo PLUS

car: E400CDI
build date: 11-08-2003 (modelyear 2003)
mileage: 280.000km (175.000 miles)
color: 744 silver
interior: 840A nappa leather with X47 designo seide (beige)


The car is going to be...
01-17-2011, 03:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,900
Posted By MBenzNL

all that is left from this car is the designo...

all that is left from this car is the designo sand interior...anybody interested?

It has the following options:
- 275 memory driverside seat
- 404 multicontour driverside seat
- 872 heated rear...
01-10-2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 14,867
Posted By MBenzNL

SCN coding is ALWAYS needed for this option ...

SCN coding is ALWAYS needed for this option

they should be able to do that

greetingz,
01-10-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 18,434
Posted By MBenzNL

I have done multiple ventilated seat retrofits...

I have done multiple ventilated seat retrofits (in the 211 E-class, 209 CLK, 230 SL, 221 S-class and even(!) the 203 C-class (that was never available with ventilated seats from factory)
...
01-06-2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,540
Posted By MBenzNL

...that depends on court date...got caught...

...that depends on court date...got caught "speeding" for the second time in 2.5 years on the same 5 miles stretch on the I5 :( ...but I guess that that was somewhat expected with the US maximum...
01-06-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,540
Posted By MBenzNL

you will have to change the wiring on the trailer...

you will have to change the wiring on the trailer - the european socket is a 13 pin socket - every bulb gets it's own wire and the instrument cluster of the car will even tell you when one of the...
01-06-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,024
Posted By MBenzNL

...currently on winterwheels...for once I am not...

...currently on winterwheels...for once I am not using AMG wheels but something more exclusive (and still original mercedes)...

greetingz,
01-06-2011, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,170
Posted By MBenzNL

no...you either need BERU or SIEMENS sensors...

no...you either need BERU or SIEMENS sensors (depending on modelyear) and you cannot use VW BERU sensors instead of mercedes BERU sensors (for example)..I don't know whether it is like that with the...
01-06-2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,540
Posted By MBenzNL

I installed several original fold-away (european)...

I installed several original fold-away (european) trailer hitches in US W211s...def possible and very well doable

you just need to be aware that you might have to modify whatever gets towed to...
01-06-2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 14,867
Posted By MBenzNL

1) getting paddle shifters to work in a car that...

1) getting paddle shifters to work in a car that didn't come with it requires online SCN coding (so it is NOT a basic DIY modification)
2) getting paddle shifters to work in a pre 2005 W211 requires...
01-06-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,170
Posted By MBenzNL

I have had the original mercedes center console...

I have had the original mercedes center console monitor in my own car (the real deal - not the aftermarket thing shown in that PDF) and swapped that out for the AMG solution (2 monitors behind the...
01-06-2011, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,122
Posted By MBenzNL

yes it is possible and has been done (many times)...

yes it is possible and has been done (many times) before...do a search:

https://mbworld.org/forums/search.php?searchid=6426850

greetingz,
08-29-2010, 05:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,024
Posted By MBenzNL

and even more pictures...got to "spam" my work...

and even more pictures...got to "spam" my work here

greetingz,
08-29-2010, 05:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,024
Posted By MBenzNL

some more pictures greetingz,

some more pictures

greetingz,
08-29-2010, 05:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,024
Posted By MBenzNL

MBenzNL's 2002 4-seater E220CDI

Besides the 2003 E55 that I own in the US (pictures to be found in the E55 section), I also have a 2002 E220CDI in the Netherlands (which I like actually like a lot more then the E55).

This...
08-06-2010, 06:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,903
Posted By MBenzNL

I retrofitted full working keyless-go (doorlocks,...

I retrofitted full working keyless-go (doorlocks, trunklid lock and whatever else fitted directly or after some modifications) in a:
- 2006 203 coupe (which also has distronic, active TPMS, heated...
08-06-2010, 07:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,152
Posted By MBenzNL

forget that car - it has been in an accident and...

forget that car - it has been in an accident and the entire front end has been replaced (it was on our list of "BS's to look at" this week as well)...also forget the silver one in dusseldorf (serious...
05-30-2010, 06:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,510
Posted By MBenzNL

slightly different instrument cluster

anybody else not liking their 204 instrument cluster and wondering whether your stuck with what you have?
05-30-2010, 06:10 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,523
Posted By MBenzNL

...and a third one: keyless-go, distronic, active...

...and a third one: keyless-go, distronic, active tire pressure monitor system in a 2002 S203 C270CDI...

http://www.youtube.com/user/mbenznl#p/u/0/vf3AdgVd07c

greetingz,
04-29-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,523
Posted By MBenzNL

every modification and change was simple ...

every modification and change was simple

greetingz,
04-29-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 17,208
Posted By MBenzNL

if you are interested in such a set of brakes -...

if you are interested in such a set of brakes - you shoudn't wait too long...the 4 sets on that picture are already gone...out of the next badge of 4 sets that I bought, I only have 2 sets left (at...
04-26-2010, 06:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,523
Posted By MBenzNL

...a slightly better movie of this C200k coupe on...

...a slightly better movie of this C200k coupe on vimeo...this is probably as much (original) fun one can drive around with in a 203...

http://www.vimeo.com/9198742

greetingz,
04-26-2010, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,435
Posted By MBenzNL

the CLK uses CL203 seatframes - so that does fit...

the CLK uses CL203 seatframes - so that does fit without a problem

greetingz,
04-26-2010, 06:13 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 136,148
Posted By MBenzNL

...and some pictures of a norwegian C220CDI wagon...

...and some pictures of a norwegian C220CDI wagon I have worked on in the past...

greetingz,
04-26-2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 136,148
Posted By MBenzNL

...and some pictures of the 2002 C270CDI wagon...

...and some pictures of the 2002 C270CDI wagon from one of my friends...also with some "basic-need" features...

greetingz,
04-26-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 136,148
Posted By MBenzNL

I see that my old C270CDI wagon has been...

I see that my old C270CDI wagon has been mentioned before...here are some more pictures - 2001 C270CDI station in designo silver, designo twotoned interior, cinamora designo wood and a couple of...
04-26-2010, 05:48 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 136,148
Posted By MBenzNL

...there is at least ONE...in designo mocca black...

...there is at least ONE...in designo mocca black :naughty:, with a designo twotoned interior and designo wood...and distronic, keyless-go, MOST audio system - and so on...

greetingz,
Forum: W211 AMG
04-26-2010, 05:41 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 40,916
Posted By MBenzNL

yes I do...but as I haven't been to california...

yes I do...but as I haven't been to california since last June, I haven't driven it "lately"...I will probably ship it to the netherlands although I am not too sure whether I will use it much here as...
04-26-2010, 05:35 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 110,480
Posted By MBenzNL

...for people with a bit more options on a...

...for people with a bit more options on a car...and for those who want everything to work:

- when swapping the upper switch row from oldskool to newskool you need to be aware that both the ESP...
01-27-2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,523
Posted By MBenzNL

don't bother...when doing the MOST upgrade...

don't bother...when doing the MOST upgrade properly, one has to swap all audio related components, the instrument cluster and therefor the ignition switch and therefor the SRS control unit and...
01-26-2010, 01:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,523
Posted By MBenzNL

...and here is another 203 with keyless-go... ...

...and here is another 203 with keyless-go...

this is a 2003 C32 station with full MOST audio, C55 instrument cluster, newstyle steering wheel, keyless-go, backup camera, designo exterior,...
12-07-2009, 07:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,554
Posted By MBenzNL

if you google MBenzNL you will find enough info...

if you google MBenzNL you will find enough info to see that it is more then a hobby thing...we do this kind of work as a professional business and do that for private customers and MB dealerships in...
12-04-2009, 03:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,554
Posted By MBenzNL

for those who wonder why this car got the 2005 to...

for those who wonder why this car got the 2005 to 2008 comand system installed and not the 2009 (NTG2.5) system the answer is easy: the 2009 comand NTG2.5 only works in combination with the new HK...
12-04-2009, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 940
Posted By MBenzNL

as pointed out above....done that swap several...

as pointed out above....done that swap several times (modelupdated 2zone difital that is)...keyword here is VERSIONCODING

greetingz,
12-04-2009, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,451
Posted By MBenzNL

1 subwoofer, 4 doorpseakers, 4 tweeters, 1 center...

1 subwoofer, 4 doorpseakers, 4 tweeters, 1 center speaker, the AGW, an additional microphone and some wiring

greetingz,
11-15-2009, 09:37 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,523
Posted By MBenzNL

C-class coupe with keyless-go, distronic and lots of other features

I recently finished retrofitting keyless-go into a C-class coupe after it's manual transmission has been swapped for an automatic transmission and distronic was added.
This car has the most...
09-15-2009, 07:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,900
Posted By MBenzNL

mail us your VIN and I will reply greetingz,

mail us your VIN and I will reply

greetingz,
09-12-2009, 04:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,900
Posted By MBenzNL

it is not my own car...I have a fuller optioned...

it is not my own car...I have a fuller optioned 2002 E220CDI (W211 that is)...

all options that the car has, have been listed...so no ski sack

for those who want quotes"[email protected]
...
09-10-2009, 05:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,900
Posted By MBenzNL

parting out a fully optioned 2004 E320CDI

car: E320CDI
build date: 08-09-2003 (modelyear 2004)
mileage: 193.000km (120.000 miles)
color: 197 obsedian
interior: 840A nappa leather with X10 designo sand


The car is going to be parted...
08-27-2009, 07:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,285
Posted By MBenzNL

...well if people tend to think that aftermarket...

...well if people tend to think that aftermarket headlights (which was the only thing in that mail that was called *****ty) and lorinser bodykits are all one and the same product - so be it...
...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-27-2009, 06:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,008
Posted By MBenzNL

...stuff like this happens when people don't...

...stuff like this happens when people don't tighten the screws that hold in the comand...nothing weird about it - just a simple half-ass job...

greetingz,
08-23-2009, 12:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,285
Posted By MBenzNL

I already wondered what you were replying to in...

I already wondered what you were replying to in that specific mail





I didn't get it back then and still don't get it right now :crazy:

greetingz,
08-23-2009, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 697
Posted By MBenzNL

the C55 headlights are the same as for the 209...

the C55 headlights are the same as for the 209 indeed - we have sold over 300 sets of original bixenons for the C-class (Including CLK headlights for the C55s) since 2003...we can also offer you a...
06-17-2009, 04:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,369
Posted By MBenzNL

it is not a 100% match and they don't use the...

it is not a 100% match and they don't use the same leather suplier as MB - HOWEVER - they do supply some RES solutions to mercedes (and other car manufacturers) and their products usually LOOK...
06-11-2009, 06:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,204
Posted By MBenzNL

it is a hardware swap - not a software...

it is a hardware swap - not a software change...the actual doorlock mechanism is different for the NA spec cars...that different lock is also the reason why the NA spec cars were equipped with the...
05-22-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 28,311
Posted By MBenzNL

I had a new one...the biggest problem with these...

I had a new one...the biggest problem with these is that they don't come with US mapping and most dealerships don't seem to know how to change the mapping...I send one to sunil as I am sure that he...
05-22-2009, 12:35 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 28,311
Posted By MBenzNL

it IS a 203 comand...it even comes with a 203...

it IS a 203 comand...it even comes with a 203 partnumber...that is the comand from the 2009 CLC

greetingz,
05-21-2009, 09:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,492
Posted By MBenzNL

hey John...how are you? long time no seeing! ...

hey John...how are you? long time no seeing!


tha is ONLY 475 miles...8 hours...that is not that bad...I have to drive 400 miles single trip every time I drive from the bay area to los angeles...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-21-2009, 09:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,852
Posted By MBenzNL

no - you did not marcus...not in 700 years ...

no - you did not marcus...not in 700 years

greetingz,
05-21-2009, 09:37 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 28,311
Posted By MBenzNL

that comand is a "simple" 203 comand - it is a...

that comand is a "simple" 203 comand - it is a C-class comand...and that interior IS pretty cool indeed

greetingz,
05-19-2009, 01:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,492
Posted By MBenzNL

those who really want to get something done in...

those who really want to get something done in the NE part of the US can simply drive up to toronto...I am (t)here for the second time this year (already)...

@ acr2001: yes, NJ is indeed a lot...
05-19-2009, 01:25 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 28,311
Posted By MBenzNL

that is about time....can't wait to see it...

that is about time....can't wait to see it installed

greetingz,
05-15-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,492
Posted By MBenzNL

....the US eastcoast...I always wondered how...

....the US eastcoast...I always wondered how people can live there...

there are some areas/cities that are pretty cool (in summer that is...in winter that is way too cool) but most of the...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-15-2009, 05:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,579
Posted By MBenzNL

that is why mercedes calls these seats...

that is why mercedes calls these seats VENTILATING seats - they VENTILATE...they do not COOL and therefore they are not called COOLING seats

and I don't think it is a healthy thing to do - sitting...
05-13-2009, 03:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,705
Posted By MBenzNL

so......why wouldn't you rather get the 2 minutes...

so......why wouldn't you rather get the 2 minutes taking original - barely 20 USD costing original adapter cables???

greetingz,
Forum: W211 AMG
05-13-2009, 03:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,579
Posted By MBenzNL

I added ventilated (CLS) seats to my 2002 E220CDI...

I added ventilated (CLS) seats to my 2002 E220CDI (W211) and have not done that (yet) to my 2003 E55...ventilated seats DO work (it is the difference between having your back sweat or not when your...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-10-2009, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1,168
Views: 442,760
Posted By MBenzNL

sooooooo much better then the previous (2 sets...

sooooooo much better then the previous (2 sets of) rims!






you should lower the car btw

greetingz,
Forum: W211 AMG
05-05-2009, 07:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,148
Posted By MBenzNL

split rear seats WAS an E55 option as well...just...

split rear seats WAS an E55 option as well...just not in the US (this one doesn't have it either)

the interior is factory done...the red designo leather was done for a 5000 euro in addition...
05-01-2009, 07:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 648
Posted By MBenzNL

W211 bixenon headlights @ 900USD installed - TORONTO

we have 1 set of original & used (& in good condition) W211 bixenon headlights available that we offer for 900USD installed and versioncoded (incl. 12 months warranty)...this offer is only available...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-01-2009, 06:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,552
Posted By MBenzNL

...so...HOW exactly is that POSING??? it...

...so...HOW exactly is that POSING???

it still shows 35...not 55 nor 63 - so it is obvious for everybody who knows a little about benzes that this car has 6 cylinder 3.5 liter engine

:nix:
...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-01-2009, 06:46 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,299
Posted By MBenzNL

I don't know...I bought my 2003 E55 for 18k (from...

I don't know...I bought my 2003 E55 for 18k (from a mercedes dealer) some 6 months ago...and I was offered a 2006 E55 with a fair bit of options for 30k...that was without warranty - but who cares at...
04-22-2009, 04:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,190
Posted By MBenzNL

2007 modelupdate greetingz,

2007 modelupdate

greetingz,
04-22-2009, 06:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,190
Posted By MBenzNL

a twotoned look would work if you do charcoal...

a twotoned look would work if you do charcoal seats and door inserts BUT the entire SRS system in the seats have changed as well...

still - you should get those doorpanels...you will def be able...
04-21-2009, 07:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,144
Posted By MBenzNL

model update - pre modelupdate...as long as it is...

model update - pre modelupdate...as long as it is W210 it fits in any W210...same goes for S210...

the rear seats for S and W are different but besides that you can swap around whatever you want...
04-21-2009, 07:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,190
Posted By MBenzNL

an 05 interior is charcoal...an 08 interior is...

an 05 interior is charcoal...an 08 interior is black...that is quite a difference

greetingz,
04-18-2009, 03:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,565
Posted By MBenzNL

W211 bixenon headlights @ 900USD installed

we have 2 sets of original & used (& in good condition) W211 bixenon headlights available that we offer for 900USD installed and versioncoded (incl. 12 months warranty)...this offer is only available...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-17-2009, 01:25 PM
Replies: 1,168
Views: 442,760
Posted By MBenzNL

...I am afraid I am on your wife's side on this...

...I am afraid I am on your wife's side on this one...not about the spend money but on the look of the rims...but who cares what others think?

greetingz,
Forum: W211 AMG
04-17-2009, 01:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,162
Posted By MBenzNL

...I am still wondering whether they (in NJ)...

...I am still wondering whether they (in NJ) actually know how to programm the IC...

as for CLS63 ICs in W211s...I have done 10+ of those swaps so far...in 211s from 2002 till 2007

W209 IC's...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-14-2009, 03:25 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 40,916
Posted By MBenzNL

I have no idea...that is my friend's E500 and he...

I have no idea...that is my friend's E500 and he is driving around like that for at least 2 years now...whenever I use his car, I put his californian plate on as I don't want to get pulled over for...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-13-2009, 12:02 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 40,916
Posted By MBenzNL

I paid too much for these rims...at least, too...

I paid too much for these rims...at least, too much for my liking...these were take-off's and I got them from a company who takes a lot off these kind of parts off the hands of AMG (in affalterbach)....
Forum: W211 AMG
04-13-2009, 02:28 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 40,916
Posted By MBenzNL

...some pictures with the SL63 [030] rims on... ...

...some pictures with the SL63 [030] rims on...

greetingz,
Forum: W211 AMG
03-24-2009, 05:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,896
Posted By MBenzNL

I added the spare wheel to my own 2002 (W211)...

I added the spare wheel to my own 2002 (W211) E220CDI and 2003 E55 (and some other cars not belonging to me)...the battery does have to be relocated (and secured)...it is all doable

greetingz,
03-24-2009, 05:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,068
Posted By MBenzNL

Sacha, I said it before and will say it...

Sacha,

I said it before and will say it again...you should do all AMG items and wouter can do the rest...I don't know but I still don't like his way of reviewing cars...it looks like a C63 is only...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-14-2009, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 852
Posted By MBenzNL

did you - by any chance - change the startup...

did you - by any chance - change the startup screen to AMG?

greetingz,
Forum: W211 AMG
03-11-2009, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 918
Posted By MBenzNL

his is an E500 (with more options then any USspec...

his is an E500 (with more options then any USspec E55 here on the board)

greetingz,
03-09-2009, 08:22 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 36,472
Posted By MBenzNL

just to prevent people from tossing around with...

just to prevent people from tossing around with wiring diagrams: the US spec R171 audio 20s are wired DIFFERENT then the ROW spec R171 audio 20s are (as far as pre modelupdated R171s are to be...
03-09-2009, 08:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 969
Posted By MBenzNL

sure greetingz,

sure



greetingz,
03-08-2009, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,137
Posted By MBenzNL

the price is INCLUDING installation and I only...

the price is INCLUDING installation and I only install factory options ONE way...so, yes...with extra underdash fan and ventilation tubing and with ventilation grill plus switch

greetingz,
03-08-2009, 10:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 599
Posted By MBenzNL

comand with changer @ 3000USD installed

we have ONE US spec comand with 6disc changer in stock in combination with a BLACK monitor and offer this set for 3000USD installed, versioncoded and with 12 months warranty for the first californian...
03-08-2009, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,137
Posted By MBenzNL

comand with changer @ 3000USD installed

we have ONE US spec comand with 6disc changer in stock in combination with a BLACK monitor and offer this set for 3000USD installed, versioncoded and with 12 months warranty for the first californian...
03-08-2009, 06:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 969
Posted By MBenzNL

because shipping ONE Set of headlights per FedEx...

because shipping ONE Set of headlights per FedEx IP to NA costs me around 200 euro...shipping 1 crate with parts per FedEx IP Freight to california costs me a lot less per part...installation is a...
03-07-2009, 03:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,769
Posted By MBenzNL

no...only valid for US spec greetingz,

no...only valid for US spec

greetingz,
03-07-2009, 03:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 754
Posted By MBenzNL

I think we have 1 or 2 left for the 211 ...

I think we have 1 or 2 left for the 211

greetingz,
03-06-2009, 06:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 969
Posted By MBenzNL

1150USD shipped per FedEx IP from the netherlands...

1150USD shipped per FedEx IP from the netherlands (average transit time: 2 to 4 days)

greetingz,
03-06-2009, 06:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,769
Posted By MBenzNL

in cash (USD, CAD, EURO) during installation ...

in cash (USD, CAD, EURO) during installation

greetingz,
03-06-2009, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 754
Posted By MBenzNL

new leather AMG airbag @ 600USD installed

We have several new AMG leather airbags in stock for both the C32 and the C55 and offer these for 600USD installed...this offer is valid for installation in california during our next trip in april....
03-06-2009, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,093
Posted By MBenzNL

new leather AMG airbag @ 500USD installed

we have ONE leather AMG airbag in stock for the C63 and are offering that for 500USD installed plus your own current airbag as a trade in...this offer is valid for installation in california (bay...
03-04-2009, 12:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,107
Posted By MBenzNL

we installed (pre 2009) SLK55 and SLK55 [030]...

we installed (pre 2009) SLK55 and SLK55 [030] brakes (front and rear) in several 203s, 209s and 171s...fits without a problem

greetingz,
03-03-2009, 04:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,313
Posted By MBenzNL

...the heating elements are sewn into the leather...

...the heating elements are sewn into the leather so if you want to add heating to the seats in an original way, you need to swap out all 4 covers, the switchrow and add a wiring harness...we...
03-03-2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 665
Posted By MBenzNL

most probably the second week of april and...

most probably the second week of april and huntington beach

greetingz,
03-03-2009, 07:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 680
Posted By MBenzNL

new C-class comand @ 1700USD installed

For those of you with a C-class without navigation, we offer a brandnew comand headunit (either CD rom for the pre 2005s or DVD based for the 2005s and up) with all hardware that is required for...
03-03-2009, 07:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 603
Posted By MBenzNL

new C-class COMAND (pre'05 CD) or ('05+ DVD) @ 1700USD installed

For those of you with a C-class without navigation, we offer a brandnew comand headunit (either CD rom for the pre 2005s or DVD based for the 2005s and up) with all hardware that is required for...
03-03-2009, 07:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,769
Posted By MBenzNL

new C-class Bi-Xenons @ $1,150USD installed

For those of you who live in california or near toronto and have a C-class with halogen or regular xenon headlights that you want to upgrade to bixenon headlights, we will be offering NEW and...
03-03-2009, 07:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 969
Posted By MBenzNL

new CLK bixenons @ 1000USD installed

For those of you who live in california or near toronto and have a CLK with halogen headlights that you want to upgrade to bixenon headlights, we will be offering NEW and ORIGINAL mercedes (US spec)...
03-03-2009, 07:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 665
Posted By MBenzNL

new CLK bixenons @ 1000USD installed

For those of you who live in california or near toronto and have a CLK55/CLK63 with halogen headlights that you want to upgrade to bixenon headlights, we will be offering NEW and ORIGINAL mercedes...
03-03-2009, 07:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 568
Posted By MBenzNL

new C55 bixenons @ 1000USD installed

For those of you who live in california or near toronto and have a C55 with halogen headlights that you want to upgrade to bixenon headlights, we will be offering NEW and ORIGINAL mercedes (US spec)...
03-02-2009, 02:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 20,835
Posted By MBenzNL

I remember that...email us at [email protected]

I remember that...email us at [email protected] and make sure to include your VIN...I will get back to you with a quote.

greetingz,
03-02-2009, 05:02 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 20,835
Posted By MBenzNL

BSA is an add-on to the distronic plus...

BSA is an add-on to the distronic plus system...so you will have to have distronic first (1 radar sensor), then you need distronic plus (6 radar sensors) and then you can add BSA (2 more radar...
02-26-2009, 05:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 20,835
Posted By MBenzNL

yes...it can just finished retrofitting...

yes...it can

just finished retrofitting distronic plus, park assist, parking guidance & blindspot assist in an S that only had regular parktronic

greetingz,
Forum: W211 AMG
02-18-2009, 07:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,584
Posted By MBenzNL

yes there is...I bought a batch of 40 new US spec...

yes there is...I bought a batch of 40 new US spec CLS63 ICs from mercedes...it is the same IC as in an E63 except for the housing

greetingz,
Forum: W211 AMG
02-16-2009, 07:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,014
Posted By MBenzNL

no wories...I stopped doing star lowering about a...

no wories...I stopped doing star lowering about a year ago...it is not worth the hassle of people THINKING their car is not levelled AND mercedes changed the stardiagnose software which makes the...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-09-2009, 06:24 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 40,916
Posted By MBenzNL

I know that english is just a second language and...

I know that english is just a second language and not my main language but as far as I know chauvinistic means: Militant devotion to and glorification of one's country; fanatical patriotism ---...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-09-2009, 04:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,569
Posted By MBenzNL

please get your facts straight...there IS a...

please get your facts straight...there IS a sponsor from the netherlands on this forum and that dutch dude also offers comand related products - but I am pretty sure that the dutch dude's english is...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-09-2009, 03:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,101
Posted By MBenzNL

the wood comes in different shades from...

the wood comes in different shades from factory...some panels are brighter, some darker, some greenish and some grayish...it is all black birdseye maple with the same optioncode

brown burlwood...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-07-2009, 03:07 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 40,916
Posted By MBenzNL

I did the work myself (obviously) and do this...

I did the work myself (obviously) and do this kind of work FOR dealerships as well (in the netherlands, germany and the US)...I am sure that it didn't cost me half as bad as you think and most...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-07-2009, 08:11 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 40,916
Posted By MBenzNL

wow - thanks for all the thumbs up...I should do...

wow - thanks for all the thumbs up...I should do a similar thread for my E220CDI (that came out way nicer then this E55 IMHO)


mail me or send me a PB


the interior motion sensor is a factory...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-06-2009, 03:49 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 40,916
Posted By MBenzNL

I removed all of them...I don't like cleaning...

I removed all of them...I don't like cleaning cars and don't like cleaning in between of badges and don't like badges to begin with


no...this steering wheel is for the pre 2005 R230 SL55 and is...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-06-2009, 03:18 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 40,916
Posted By MBenzNL

Currently the car is on 18inch styling Vs as the...

Currently the car is on 18inch styling Vs as the tires on the 19inch CLS rims were worn out...the car will get some 2009 style 19inch styling IVs from the SL63 [030] soon (I already have the rims &...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-06-2009, 03:03 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 40,916
Posted By MBenzNL

After having had some time to work on the car...

After having had some time to work on the car during the last 2 US trips, I have now added pretty much most of the options that I "need". The car has gotten the following options retrofitted:

057...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-06-2009, 02:38 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 40,916
Posted By MBenzNL

Most of the interior and some of the exterior has...

Most of the interior and some of the exterior has been removed in order to be able to add those options that are considered to be basic necessities in life.
...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-06-2009, 02:27 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 40,916
Posted By MBenzNL

MBenzNL's E55 - NO show and NO go

A while ago when I was at home in the Netherlands I got a phonecall from a californian dealer that I frequently work with/for and they offered me a 2003 E55 with 88k miles, 1 owner, no accidents,...
02-06-2009, 01:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,646
Posted By MBenzNL

a CLK63 front bumper does fit on a C55...same...

a CLK63 front bumper does fit on a C55...same headlights, same crashbox, almost the same fenders and a slightly different (interchangeable) grill

eventhough we actually are based in the...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-06-2009, 01:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 13,135
Posted By MBenzNL

I am pretty sure that the red colored upshift...

I am pretty sure that the red colored upshift warning display is triggered by the transmission control unit which is why it doesn't work in an E55...if it IS something that is triggered by the...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-31-2009, 03:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,511
Posted By MBenzNL

yes it is an original mercedes option...I...

yes it is an original mercedes option...I installed one on a US W211 today as well...

greetingz,
Forum: W219
01-31-2009, 03:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,471
Posted By MBenzNL

used clusters cannot be installed in another car...

used clusters cannot be installed in another car then that it came from as that will not display a mileage reading (it will just show some dashes) and cannot be programmed to adapt the mileage from...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-20-2009, 07:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,511
Posted By MBenzNL

just get the original mercedes fold-away trailer...

just get the original mercedes fold-away trailer hitch...this fits without drilling a single hole, comes with the wiring and it's own control unit and is not vissible at all when folded away behind...
01-18-2009, 06:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 14,063
Posted By MBenzNL

retrofitting distronic into a ML/GL/R class is a...

retrofitting distronic into a ML/GL/R class is a "walk-in-the-park" compared to some of the other MB models and is something we have done many times already...the tough part - however - is...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-08-2009, 07:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 882
Posted By MBenzNL

all 211s from before the 2007 modelupdate have...

all 211s from before the 2007 modelupdate have CHARCOAL/ANTHRACITE or whatever you want to call it...modelupdated 211s are back to black

greetingz,
Forum: W211 AMG
12-28-2008, 11:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 838
Posted By MBenzNL

the dynamic E55 seats are exactly the same as the...

the dynamic E55 seats are exactly the same as the E55 multicontour seats that you testdrove...exact same build-up of the seats...only difference is that the dynamic seats can do a little extra...
Forum: W211 AMG
12-24-2008, 07:14 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,379
Posted By MBenzNL

hahaha...yeah - right... E55: 8 piston...

hahaha...yeah - right...

E55: 8 piston calipers with singlepiece (and deadcheap) 360mm rotors
E63: 6 piston calipers with mutipiece (and rather expensive) 360mm rotors

greetingz,
Forum: W211 AMG
12-22-2008, 03:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 18,910
Posted By MBenzNL

SL wheels fit a lot better then CLS wheels...I...

SL wheels fit a lot better then CLS wheels...I have already seen several lowered 211s with CLS rims and fender arches that were ruined (caused by slight angled wheels when (slowly) driving over a...
Forum: W211 AMG
12-22-2008, 03:16 AM
Replies: 1,168
Views: 442,760
Posted By MBenzNL

...easy...start with whatever makes the most...

...easy...start with whatever makes the most sense and is most usefull...
- distronic
- combined with active bixenons (saves me some installation time)

- drive dynamic seats
- power rear...
Forum: W211 AMG
12-15-2008, 01:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,805
Posted By MBenzNL

As long as the car has the multicontour seats...

As long as the car has the multicontour seats (option code 404 & 405) it is easier and cheaper to change those into drive dynamic seats (option codes 433 & 434)...if the car does not have...
12-10-2008, 03:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,769
Posted By MBenzNL

you know the drill...email us greetingz,

you know the drill...email us

greetingz,
12-10-2008, 03:27 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 43,614
Posted By MBenzNL

that is an adapter harness from ROW audio20 to...

that is an adapter harness from ROW audio20 to NTG2 (like I said - some of the pinpositions are swapped around)...not needed for a US SLK audio20 btw (those are wired up different then all other SLK...
Forum: W211 AMG
12-10-2008, 03:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,984
Posted By MBenzNL

NEXENs SUCK BIGtime!!!! my friend HAD them...

NEXENs SUCK BIGtime!!!!

my friend HAD them in 18s on the rear of his E500 and those lost grip in every curve while accelerating and after that he HAD them in 19s on the front and grip was nowhere...
Forum: W211 AMG
12-10-2008, 03:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,805
Posted By MBenzNL

as far as I know, all US spec E63s come with...

as far as I know, all US spec E63s come with multcontour seats...as long as a car has that, the upgrade to dynamic seats is not that hard (and not that cheap either as the DD control units inside the...
12-09-2008, 02:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,769
Posted By MBenzNL

I am (t)here right now greetingz,

I am (t)here right now

greetingz,
12-07-2008, 03:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,531
Posted By MBenzNL

the collar on the back of the steering wheel will...

the collar on the back of the steering wheel will crunch the SRS contactring and the steering angle sensor ring that is behind it on most of the MB models...it is a 204-only steering wheel...so I...
12-06-2008, 04:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,769
Posted By MBenzNL

...erm...I have these same paddles in my 2003 E55...

...erm...I have these same paddles in my 2003 E55 and I DO like the feel of them...especially the feeling when it clicks...I have the E63 steering wheel with paddles in my 2002 E220CDI and can not...
12-06-2008, 04:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,531
Posted By MBenzNL

look at the picture of the back of the steering...

look at the picture of the back of the steering wheel and note the COLLAR with NOTCH - that does NOT fit most of the MB models...it DOES fit the 204 (those all have that collar with notch)

how...
12-06-2008, 07:11 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 43,614
Posted By MBenzNL

I GUESS that mercedes will come up with something...

I GUESS that mercedes will come up with something for their maybach customers...

greetingz,
12-06-2008, 03:10 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 43,614
Posted By MBenzNL

I did in 211s without HK sound and choose not to...

I did in 211s without HK sound and choose not to go 2009 in my own full optioned E220CDI and recently bought US E55 with an audio50 - eventhough I do have the 2009 comand and HK amps in stock...too...
12-05-2008, 02:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,103
Posted By MBenzNL

the first couple ICs didn't come with that...

the first couple ICs didn't come with that message (2002, 2003) - the later IC versions do come with that message - nothing to do with the stardiagnose settings.

I actually do like that message...
12-05-2008, 02:13 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 43,614
Posted By MBenzNL

...no...with the updated comand you can not even...

...no...with the updated comand you can not even open the compartment that houses the current CDc...


...there are nav retrofit docs in all versions of WIS...but there isn't one about...
12-05-2008, 03:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 14,867
Posted By MBenzNL

I can tell you how stripped it was...as the...

I can tell you how stripped it was...as the datacard of the car has been modified as well
- elegance
- audio 20 headunit
- nokia phonekit
- gray cloth interior with manual seats
- sunroof
-...
12-04-2008, 06:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 14,867
Posted By MBenzNL

paddle shifters on a 2002 W211

apparently there are still a lot of people out there wondering what the deal is with the paddle shifter steering wheels...so here is some clarification:

In all MB models from MY2005 and up with...
12-04-2008, 05:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,769
Posted By MBenzNL

...and that is on a 2002 W211 E220CDI! next week...

...and that is on a 2002 W211 E220CDI! next week I will do the same on a 2003 W211 E500 and in 3 weeks on a 2003 W211 E400CDI...easy stuff - especially if the car is a 2005 or newer model (like the...
12-03-2008, 04:46 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 43,614
Posted By MBenzNL

the pins in the audio 20 are wired up slightly...

the pins in the audio 20 are wired up slightly different then what is used for the 2009 comand...your TV tuner should be swapped for a newer 221 tuner...the CDC is integrated in the 2009 comand...
Forum: W211 AMG
12-03-2008, 04:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,590
Posted By MBenzNL

believe me victor, this kind of stuff is not...

believe me victor, this kind of stuff is not possible on the average german autobahn either...so much easier in some parts of northern america...


that is a CLS63 IC in a 211 IC housing with a...
12-03-2008, 03:26 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 43,614
Posted By MBenzNL

before you start this conversion...do you have HK...

before you start this conversion...do you have HK sound? do you have access to stardiagnose with developer mode? do you care about the stowage compartment underneath the radio to open? Do you have an...
Forum: W211 AMG
12-03-2008, 03:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,590
Posted By MBenzNL

I would be more interested in seeing vids from...

I would be more interested in seeing vids from 140mph to 190mph cause that is where acceleration seriously slows down...

0 to 190mph in about 55 seconds (no power modifications - standard E55):...
Forum: W211 AMG
12-02-2008, 06:59 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 11,371
Posted By MBenzNL

what kind of remark is that??? so just because...

what kind of remark is that??? so just because somebody does not have "all that power" of an AMG, he/she should not be allowed to slow down properly???
There are a lot of people out there that can...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-30-2008, 07:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,113
Posted By MBenzNL

...at least ONE vendor did (for the...

...at least ONE vendor did (for the shifterpaddles)...they are called AMG (Manufaktur)...

greetingz,
11-29-2008, 07:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,843
Posted By MBenzNL

the Ipod integration kit is not included in the...

the Ipod integration kit is not included in the phonekit quote....an installed phonekit WITH cradle can be done at approx 50% at the quoted price...if an ipod kit does have to be added that can...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-29-2008, 07:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,113
Posted By MBenzNL

FIT on all years....WORK on 05s and up (without...

FIT on all years....WORK on 05s and up (without any drastic changes)

greetingz,
11-28-2008, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,843
Posted By MBenzNL

the price for the phone is off by 50%...their...

the price for the phone is off by 50%...their talk about the car not being prewired for phone is off by 100%...satelite radio is an okay deal.

greetingz,
11-27-2008, 03:33 AM
Replies: 1,272
Views: 133,734
Posted By MBenzNL

yes - and those can not be the AMG styling IVs...

yes - and those can not be the AMG styling IVs (those don't clear)

greetingz,
11-26-2008, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1,272
Views: 133,734
Posted By MBenzNL

4, 6 and 8...depending on model greetingz,

4, 6 and 8...depending on model

greetingz,
Forum: W211 AMG
11-26-2008, 05:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,224
Posted By MBenzNL

it is US spec and is stateside...I have never...

it is US spec and is stateside...I have never been looking for an E55 btw - the offer just came along

My 2002 W211 E220CDI in the netherlands has an E63 steering wheel with WORKING paddle shifters...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-26-2008, 03:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,224
Posted By MBenzNL

thanks...and just to prevent the E55 owners to...

thanks...and just to prevent the E55 owners to freak out - I will not tell how cheap it was...most of the planned modifications will be "the usual" - distronic has already been installed btw (drove...
11-26-2008, 04:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,143
Posted By MBenzNL

...so - your programming was NOT correct... ...

...so - your programming was NOT correct...

stardiagnose menu's change a lot btw...having the phone menu in the IC (de)activated doesn't affect the functionality of the BT replacer...which only...
11-26-2008, 04:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 709
Posted By MBenzNL

the teleaid warning in the IC has nothing to do...

the teleaid warning in the IC has nothing to do with the BT puck/dongle/whatever to work - neither does the euro comand...just have somebody do the programming through stardiagnose who knows what...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-26-2008, 04:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,224
Posted By MBenzNL

Are trying to sell your option distronic??? ...

Are trying to sell your option distronic???

If so: do you know what happens to the car when you take that option out of the car? any idea how well your cruise control will work after that (or...
11-25-2008, 04:09 PM
Replies: 1,272
Views: 133,734
Posted By MBenzNL

...do you want the small C32/C55 callipers or...

...do you want the small C32/C55 callipers or would you rather go for something better like SLK55, SLK55 [030]?
...
11-24-2008, 05:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,423
Posted By MBenzNL

an adapter harness to connect C1 & C2 connectors ...

an adapter harness to connect C1 & C2 connectors

greetingz,
11-24-2008, 05:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,697
Posted By MBenzNL

modelupdated 2way heater controls with digital...

modelupdated 2way heater controls with digital display do fit and will work (after proper stardiagnose coding) in pre 2007 W211s without digital display.

4way climate controls in 2way equiped cars...
11-24-2008, 05:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,690
Posted By MBenzNL

the E55/E63s use the exact same spindle as all...

the E55/E63s use the exact same spindle as all other 211s - the ONE-AND-ONLY difference is that the caliper bolt holes are 2mm bigger...the 55/63 spindles don't even have more material around those...
11-23-2008, 04:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,453
Posted By MBenzNL

the 2007 and up bixenons are completely different...

the 2007 and up bixenons are completely different and are not to be used in pre 2007 cars (at least - NOT when one wants to keep the auto levelling feature and/or active light feature)...the auto...
11-23-2008, 10:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,690
Posted By MBenzNL

the front spindles have a larger bolt diameter...

the front spindles have a larger bolt diameter for the AMG brakes (14mm instead of 12mm)

we have some (NEW) AMG brakes in stock as well btw

greetingz,
11-23-2008, 10:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,453
Posted By MBenzNL

then you only need to swap 1 control unit for the...

then you only need to swap 1 control unit for the active bixenons

greetingz,
11-22-2008, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,423
Posted By MBenzNL

exactly...different width greetingz,

exactly...different width

greetingz,
11-22-2008, 07:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,453
Posted By MBenzNL

that depends on the builddate (printed in the...

that depends on the builddate (printed in the corner of the sticker with the VIN on your driverside B-pillar)

greetingz,
11-22-2008, 08:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,423
Posted By MBenzNL

up to the 2005s it is sooooooo easy to retrofit...

up to the 2005s it is sooooooo easy to retrofit comand (and fairly cheap as well)...2005 and up is about the same deal (easy) but costs a bit more...and in a 2005 CLK one cannot fit a 203 comand.
...
11-22-2008, 07:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,453
Posted By MBenzNL

...depending on what production date the car is...

...depending on what production date the car is you have to swap either none, one or 5 control units inside the car (not even directly related to the headlihghts)...

greetingz,
11-22-2008, 07:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,453
Posted By MBenzNL

erm...don't make fun about that kind of stuff...I...

erm...don't make fun about that kind of stuff...I just retrofitted an aux heater to an E500 in california 4 weeks ago (how useless is that :naughty:)

and mark still has a long way to go before his...
11-21-2008, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,404
Posted By MBenzNL

swapping the contact ring IS required on a 209...

swapping the contact ring IS required on a 209 but not on a 211

Adding paddle shifters to a 2005 (and up) 211 is as easy as swapping the steering wheel and version coding the transmission control...
11-21-2008, 03:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,097
Posted By MBenzNL

Adding paddle shifters on ANY mercedes from 2005...

Adding paddle shifters on ANY mercedes from 2005 and up is as EASY as swapping the steering wheel, possibly swapping the SRS contactring (for some of the MB models - not for the E-class) and...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-20-2008, 03:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 714
Posted By MBenzNL

mine does this....mine does that....yours should...

mine does this....mine does that....yours should do so...

there is:
1) distronic
2) cruise control up to 2007 models
3) cruise control 2007 and up

...and they all work different...
...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-16-2008, 05:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,619
Posted By MBenzNL

I retrofitted distronic in my 2002 E220CDI, "my"...

I retrofitted distronic in my 2002 E220CDI, "my" US-lental 2003 E500 and I retrofitted distronic in my 2003 E55 before I even drove a single inch with the car...I cannot live and will not use a car...
11-06-2008, 02:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,619
Posted By MBenzNL

I would start with taking the teleaid module out...

I would start with taking the teleaid module out of the fiber loop as that is most likely your problem.

greetingz,
Forum: W211 AMG
11-06-2008, 01:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 950
Posted By MBenzNL

if you are not using your teleaid - you should...

if you are not using your teleaid - you should get the teleaid unit removed (taken out of the fiber ring) as that seems to be YOUR problem (hence the teleaid malfunction message).

greetingz,
Forum: W211 AMG
11-06-2008, 01:35 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,262
Posted By MBenzNL

09/2003 E55 - 92.000 miles and NO PERFORMANCE...

09/2003 E55 - 92.000 miles and NO PERFORMANCE MODIFICATIONS (I don't believe in that stuff)

- swapped the 160mph E55 IC out for a 200mph E63 IC
- removed Vmax in the ECU with my stardiagnose...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-01-2008, 12:06 AM
Replies: 1,168
Views: 442,760
Posted By MBenzNL

...thomas...when will we race? greetingz,

...thomas...when will we race?

greetingz,
10-23-2008, 01:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,701
Posted By MBenzNL

I know that richard figured out a way to...

I know that richard figured out a way to reprogram the TCM without flashing it online BUT for those with online access to MB flash"ware" this is a pretty easy modification (on all 2005 models (not...
10-04-2008, 07:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,826
Posted By MBenzNL

...that feature is not in the OCP...not in any MB...

...that feature is not in the OCP...not in any MB as far as I know...have him look into the rear SAM (I am not sure whether it is vissible in the non developer mode)

My 2002 E220CDI didn't have it...
10-04-2008, 07:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,802
Posted By MBenzNL

that is because I don't post on forums...

that is because I don't post on forums anymore...anyways - did several 204 comand retrofits sofar...

comands on german ebay are either sold by registered companies who are specialised in...
Forum: W211 AMG
09-03-2008, 07:34 AM
Replies: 1,168
Views: 442,760
Posted By MBenzNL

...you should get a 63 IC installed - then you...

...you should get a 63 IC installed - then you can simply read that kind of stuff from the IC at any given time...

greetingz,
08-21-2008, 03:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,975
Posted By MBenzNL

speedtronic = cruise control and/or...

speedtronic = cruise control and/or distronic...but that being inoperable might be and probably is related to soemthing else (with that message one can still drive a car at full functionality other...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-21-2008, 01:59 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,799
Posted By MBenzNL

...well - you won't be the first - I can tel you...

...well - you won't be the first - I can tel you that.

greetingz,
Forum: W211 AMG
08-17-2008, 10:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,799
Posted By MBenzNL

...if one can pull off to get a car like this...

...if one can pull off to get a car like this before anybody else has ever seen one, then that usually comes with some do's/dont's...

greetingz,
08-16-2008, 01:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 931
Posted By MBenzNL

I have some new kmh clusters as well (non...

I have some new kmh clusters as well (non AMG)...all from the same mercedes package deal as the CLS63 clusters

greetingz,
08-16-2008, 01:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 797
Posted By MBenzNL

nope - not illuminated on a 211 (it is...

nope - not illuminated on a 211 (it is illuminated on almost every other MB model but not on the 211)

greetingz,
Forum: W211 AMG
08-16-2008, 01:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 772
Posted By MBenzNL

I don't know about the dealer but I have done at...

I don't know about the dealer but I have done at least 20 trunkclosers on 211s (and 2 on 219s and 1 on a 209)...no problem at all.

greetingz,
Forum: W211 AMG
08-16-2008, 01:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,970
Posted By MBenzNL

correct...converting multicontour seats (which...

correct...converting multicontour seats (which every (US spec) E55 has into drive dynamic seats is no problem at all...and it doesn't require a seat or leather swap (but still isn't cheap though...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-16-2008, 01:07 AM
Replies: 1,168
Views: 442,760
Posted By MBenzNL

what?!?!?! you must have forgotten several then! ...

what?!?!?! you must have forgotten several then!

greetingz,
Forum: W211 AMG
08-16-2008, 01:01 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,799
Posted By MBenzNL

I don'think this is AMG crashing anybodies...

I don'think this is AMG crashing anybodies party...this is most probably the SL65 BS that is privatly owned by somebody in orange county...he just got it last week!
As you might have noticed - this...
08-12-2008, 03:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 920
Posted By MBenzNL

the keyless go beep is a US only...

the keyless go beep is a US only thing...rest-of-world cars don't beep

if it annoys you, you can have it versioncoded out of the car at the dealership (if the dealership that is good with...
08-12-2008, 03:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,594
Posted By MBenzNL

not anything but still a fair lot....and as long...

not anything but still a fair lot....and as long as you are willing to pay, I can do that 2009 comand upgrade as well

personally I do not see what the fuss is about...for european cars with DVD (&...
08-10-2008, 03:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,594
Posted By MBenzNL

VERY doable if you have a low-life bonestock...

VERY doable if you have a low-life bonestock european W211...to be forgotten about if you have a standard (and thus reasonable equiped) US spec W211.

greetingz,
Forum: W211 AMG
08-09-2008, 03:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 13,135
Posted By MBenzNL

I see that the AMG peeps don't check the non AMG...

I see that the AMG peeps don't check the non AMG section as I posted a similar post about a CLS63 IC in a 2003 E500 one day earlier in the 211 section...

anyways: the CLS63 IC fits and works in...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-09-2008, 01:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 13,135
Posted By MBenzNL

CLS63 instrument cluster in E55

Yesterday I installed a new (US spec) CLS63 instrument cluster into a 2005 E55...the only reasons to do so, were/are because of the fonds that are nicer then the original ones and the extra screens...
08-08-2008, 02:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,594
Posted By MBenzNL

and the last couple of pictures greetingz,

and the last couple of pictures

greetingz,
08-08-2008, 02:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,594
Posted By MBenzNL

CLS63 instrument cluster in E500

Yesterday I installed a new (US spec) CLS63 instrument cluster into my friends 2003 E500...the only reason to do so, was/is because of the fonds that are so much nicer then the original ones and the...
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