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Yesterday, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 140
Posted By KEY08

I concur. Check your main battery. So, you have...

I concur. Check your main battery. So, you have replaced the ECO start/stop battery twice in 8 months now?
Yesterday, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 392
Posted By KEY08

Both of my sides spring up like that, but my hand...

Both of my sides spring up like that, but my hand is obviously directly above it since that is the normal position of the arm when using it. I have never seen a dampened or slower opening console....
06-16-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 937
Posted By KEY08

Wikipedia has interesting information on...

Wikipedia has interesting information on retreads(recap). Seems light duty delivery trucks are the largest users. Some tire bodies will run for 600,000 miles. Whoa. 20% less cost than new. The...
06-15-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 937
Posted By KEY08

I hit a discarded retread that tore a huge hole...

I hit a discarded retread that tore a huge hole in my drivers side underbody insulation. That felt-like material is no match for that hard rubber. I also ran over a large section of retread at night...
06-14-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 465
Posted By KEY08

Now we all know that sound, which is very...

Now we all know that sound, which is very distinctive. Thanks for the video!
06-12-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,860
Posted By KEY08

The Caliper he purchased to replace the smaller...

The Caliper he purchased to replace the smaller one is the same as I have on my 2014 Facelifted E550 4M. I have not had any pulsing issue with the front brakes on this car, so I can assume the issue...
06-11-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By KEY08

Or: 3- Live with it That is a lot of work...

Or:
3- Live with it

That is a lot of work to fix a very small ripple in a piece of trim.
06-10-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,738
Posted By KEY08

^ And they need to be laying this down in a paint...

^ And they need to be laying this down in a paint booth. I can see from your video they are spraying in a garage. All kinds of debris floats around in that hack setup.
06-09-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,738
Posted By KEY08

Stop dealing with them. Share that daylight photo...

Stop dealing with them. Share that daylight photo and tell them you want every penny back. Start over with a shop that comes highly recommend and check their references as well. Iím astonished
06-09-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By KEY08

Ok, that low rider Civic look is not a good look.

Ok, that low rider Civic look is not a good look.
06-08-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By KEY08

It will be close to rubbing in the rear. My...

It will be close to rubbing in the rear. My 19x9.5 E63 wheel is 52ET
06-07-2019, 10:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,738
Posted By KEY08

Oh yeah, that escalated quickly. Junior with the...

Oh yeah, that escalated quickly. Junior with the 60 grit is having a blast. It would be difficult to take the car back to him if it were me. Does he have a paint booth? Man, I hope you can get some...
06-06-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,738
Posted By KEY08

ďAll paint jobs will have thisĒ, coming from my...

ďAll paint jobs will have thisĒ, coming from my shop.
06-06-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,589
Posted By KEY08

Yowza, thatís stout mileage. Mine was not all...

Yowza, thatís stout mileage. Mine was not all highway, with lots of local driving over a week. When on the highway I was doing 75-80 to get that 60 mph average.
06-05-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By KEY08

Iím sure the ticket was just rounded to 7....

Iím sure the ticket was just rounded to 7. Listing 6.91 is awkward
06-05-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 614
Posted By KEY08

You can check the warranty section of the forum...

You can check the warranty section of the forum for names of dealers who sell these CPO extension at a better price. The price is negotiable and you can do better. I just extended my CPO warranty for...
06-05-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 496
Posted By KEY08

Yes, my experience with MB is that the inside...

Yes, my experience with MB is that the inside pads wear much quicker than the outside pads. Unless you take off the wheel, the inside pads cannot be checked for wear.
06-05-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 496
Posted By KEY08

Canít be overnight rotor rust. That comes off...

Canít be overnight rotor rust. That comes off after only a few stops. Could be worn pad.
06-04-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 621
Posted By KEY08

I have that exact same flat bottom wood wheel as...

I have that exact same flat bottom wood wheel as you do and it makes a huge difference on the interior aesthetic
06-04-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 540
Posted By KEY08

Annually for me as well and only at the dealer....

Annually for me as well and only at the dealer. They treat me fairly and I have trouble doing a lot of DIY work these days. Never will a lube shop touch my car.
06-04-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,589
Posted By KEY08

The 550 comes with good standard options, but...

The 550 comes with good standard options, but full LED, HEAT/Cool seats, Pano Roof, Distronic and full driver assist package, 360 view camera, will be difficult to find. The OP of this thread looked...
06-04-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,589
Posted By KEY08

Mileage isn't as bad as you may think. I think...

Mileage isn't as bad as you may think. I think it's 1mpg less than the E350 trim per the EPA.Gov. Heavy 4WD sedan with 430HP (the HP is underrated as most dyno at 365-370 at the wheels). Spend $2,400...
06-04-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,589
Posted By KEY08

The later year 550's had Airmatic as an option. I...

The later year 550's had Airmatic as an option. I do not have Airmatic. My 2014 has been solid as a rock and still fast as hell.
Forum: Marketplace
06-04-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 827
Posted By KEY08

Yeah, that is a special order Nappa leather. Very...

Yeah, that is a special order Nappa leather. Very nice!
The normal leather code is 215A-LEATHER, which is what I and 99% of everyone else have.
Forum: Marketplace
06-04-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 827
Posted By KEY08

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1632x1224/mbworld1_a0e0a62956faa9e73354ef349848c8acd4c81976.jpg
E550 Heated-Ventilated seats.

I have the same year (2014) and full leather...
06-04-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 621
Posted By KEY08

Beautiful 550! I hope you get your price, but you...

Beautiful 550! I hope you get your price, but you know how the mod game goes. Good luck with your sale!!
06-03-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,860
Posted By KEY08

Interesting. So the caliper mounts are identical...

Interesting. So the caliper mounts are identical from the 2010 to the 2013? Bolt right up?
06-01-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 731
Posted By KEY08

You bought the unicorn. That is a very special...

You bought the unicorn. That is a very special car and great find.
05-31-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By KEY08

Reasonable? Hell no.

Reasonable? Hell no.
05-31-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 774
Posted By KEY08

Bridgestone Potenza Pole Position s-04 for summer...

Bridgestone Potenza Pole Position s-04 for summer only. ContiPro Contact the remainder of the year. Great riding tire, but prone to pot hole damage pretty easily if you are on 18's.
05-30-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,216
Posted By KEY08

Yeah this town is pothole central. They will ruin...

Yeah this town is pothole central. They will ruin your day. Shine a flashlight underneath your car across to the opposite wheel and look for bends. Many times the inside barrel will sustain the most...
05-29-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 538
Posted By KEY08

Kick it.

Kick it.
05-29-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 731
Posted By KEY08

Well congrats, and I'm sure you know your way...

Well congrats, and I'm sure you know your way around maintenance with your other high milers. The M278 is a great engine and you can easily boost the power to over 500 if you want with a simple ECU...
05-29-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 731
Posted By KEY08

Brake fluid yes. Trans? Why? I would be very...

Brake fluid yes. Trans? Why? I would be very concerned why this car has sat for so long. There has to be a good story there. These are desirable and limited variations with the TTV8. These cars hate...
05-28-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,967
Posted By KEY08

I think my Indy charged me $425 or so for the...

I think my Indy charged me $425 or so for the transmission service. It takes a while to complete the service.
05-27-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,306
Posted By KEY08

Apple CarPlay is great with my other cars and...

Apple CarPlay is great with my other cars and touch screens. The MB joy stick turnamagig not so much. I would not do that mod in this car for that reason alone
05-27-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 267
Posted By KEY08

Sounds like a leaking bladder.

Sounds like a leaking bladder.
05-26-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 847
Posted By KEY08

The fact is they do make rings that close the 1mm...

The fact is they do make rings that close the 1mm gap. The shop you bought the wheels from should have supplied them to you. Shame on them. That is a poor shop.
05-25-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By KEY08

Yes, these guys are on it and correct. It...

Yes, these guys are on it and correct. It originated on the Autobahn where lots of Mercedes hang out. In fog the overtaking car can see you from a greater distance before they blow by you as if you...
05-25-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 847
Posted By KEY08

Stock is always the best. Aftermarket must use...

Stock is always the best. Aftermarket must use hub centric rings or wobble
05-25-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 847
Posted By KEY08

Ebay or amazon. You need to match the wheel...

Ebay or amazon. You need to match the wheel opening and reduce to the car hub. You need both dimensions to order.
05-25-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,651
Posted By KEY08

Where was your key? In your pocket with your...

Where was your key? In your pocket with your iPhone?
my iPhone likes to play games with my Smart key. I wouldnít do anything until it happens multiple times.
05-25-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 847
Posted By KEY08

They make rings of all sizes to fill that gap as...

They make rings of all sizes to fill that gap as small as it is. I would try to fill it with the proper ring and make sure the lugs are torqued exactly to spec
05-24-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 847
Posted By KEY08

Arrie is right on if your wheels are aftermarket....

Arrie is right on if your wheels are aftermarket. Without hub centric rings you are lug-centric, and that is not good. Rings are dirt cheap.
05-23-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By KEY08

Yes, if follows the car in front of you and...

Yes, if follows the car in front of you and brakes and accelerates on its own. With lane keeping and active steering it steers the car as well. You can read the paper in stop and go traffic while...
05-23-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,971
Posted By KEY08

Kajtek and others know there way around the...

Kajtek and others know there way around the deisels. I really donít know them well, but I enjoyed your story and sense of humor. Good luck and welcome back
05-23-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By KEY08

It appears you may have triggered the head...

It appears you may have triggered the head restraint mechanism. Your car thinks it was rear ended. Just reset it.
05-23-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 771
Posted By KEY08

It's more obvious on darker colored cars. The...

It's more obvious on darker colored cars. The "orange" colored panel above is appropriate. Black, red, blue, green, can show orange peel pretty badly. White and lighter cars, not so much unless you...
05-23-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By KEY08

You have Distronic Plus in both cars. Yes, the...

You have Distronic Plus in both cars. Yes, the '14's on do have steering assist. My '14 does.
05-23-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 567
Posted By KEY08

Here is my datacard attached. You can review the...

Here is my datacard attached. You can review the option codes as appropriate and look for cars with what you want by running their VIN. I highly recommend the 360 view and the FULL LED lighting...
05-23-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By KEY08

No. The E550 continued in Canada for model year...

No. The E550 continued in Canada for model year 2015.
05-23-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 567
Posted By KEY08

Enter some of the VIN numbers into the site...

Enter some of the VIN numbers into the site datamb dot com. Look for the corresponding option code number associated with what you want and then you can cross shop other cars. Yes, you want Distronic...
05-22-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By KEY08

Have your dealer recalibrate the cameras. Turns?...

Have your dealer recalibrate the cameras. Turns? You are a brave man.
05-22-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By KEY08

You mean W212 I assume. Distronic Plus will...

You mean W212 I assume. Distronic Plus will automatically brake the car to zero, whereas the previous version of Distronic would only brake to 15-20 mph then you were on your own to stop the car. So...
05-22-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 771
Posted By KEY08

Orange peel is rampant among all manufacturers...

Orange peel is rampant among all manufacturers today. I wish you good luck with this; not something I would ever consider doing in fear of ending up in a much worse paint situation. I hope you have...
05-21-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 807
Posted By KEY08

Yes, get the price drop and do your own brake...

Yes, get the price drop and do your own brake job. You can join the chorus of those who have their preferred non-OEM options. It is the best way to go, then you know what you have moving forward. The...
05-21-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 921
Posted By KEY08

I concur. There is a lot of tear down(like R&R...

I concur. There is a lot of tear down(like R&R Intake manifold) to get at the covers. You won't know how successful your repair went until it is all put back together and road tested. If you didn't...
05-21-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 921
Posted By KEY08

Some bolts are unable to be torqued to spec...

Some bolts are unable to be torqued to spec properly after being used. They are one-time bolts as they stretch. If reused, you may leak again. Better to replace.
05-20-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 807
Posted By KEY08

Yes, be careful of the AIRMATIC on the 2010 and...

Yes, be careful of the AIRMATIC on the 2010 and whether it has been serviced. Iíve had mostly good luck with my AIRMATIC cars, but repairs can get costly. I had a Ď10 E550 and now the ttv8. The Ď10...
05-20-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 962
Posted By KEY08

That has to have changed the handling pretty...

That has to have changed the handling pretty dramatically. Nice wheels and tire choice as well. The whole enchilada.
05-20-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By KEY08

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

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1030x1280/e5501_5b9e41515d319b4003949edc22554a6fd99692b7.jpg...
05-16-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 732
Posted By KEY08

When I purchased my 2010 E550 it had one key and...

When I purchased my 2010 E550 it had one key and I demanded a second key which they ordered. The order came in and they lost it. Ordered another one. It came in and they found the first ordered one...
05-15-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 479
Posted By KEY08

Iím sure he must be on a CPO extension or...

Iím sure he must be on a CPO extension or extended warranty to be concerned. I still have 2 years left on my CPO extension for my 2014.

At some point you have to roll the dice to play in the...
05-15-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 732
Posted By KEY08

lose it, yep. The car will still start with a...

lose it, yep. The car will still start with a 100% completely dead key, and you can open it with the metal key, but if you lose it you are screwed. I keep the spare in my backpack which is always...
05-15-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 732
Posted By KEY08

If I travel anywhere beyond 100 miles from home I...

If I travel anywhere beyond 100 miles from home I take a spare key. I guess I'm old school that way.
05-15-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 732
Posted By KEY08

It's a profit center for Mercedes and a lot of...

It's a profit center for Mercedes and a lot of other manufacturers. My Ford has the MyKey system, which allows me to program a specific key to limit speed and other variables for other drivers. What...
05-14-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 526
Posted By KEY08

Then go for it. E63's are all 4Matic, with...

Then go for it. E63's are all 4Matic, with different differential allocations to accommodate the massive horsepower. Personally, I think it's a mistake, but let us know where you end up as I don't...
05-14-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 526
Posted By KEY08

Makes no sense to spend $10-15K on turbos or...

Makes no sense to spend $10-15K on turbos or supercharger when you can move on to the highly tunable 2012-2014 TTV8, where the horsepower gains put you in E63 range.
I would sell it.
05-13-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By KEY08

Datamb dot com does not show your car to be...

Datamb dot com does not show your car to be equipped with keyless go
05-11-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,181
Posted By KEY08

More fake news.

More fake news.
05-09-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 921
Posted By KEY08

I just see a dirty engine. I donít see the actual...

I just see a dirty engine. I donít see the actual seepage you are seeing. Several components on MB cars do not use gaskets, but sealant instead.
05-09-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By KEY08

Use a brake bleeding kit (Motive products). The...

Use a brake bleeding kit (Motive products). The procedure is the same as your old school approach, but you don't need the assistant in the driver's seat. The bleeder pressurizes the lines while...
05-08-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 665
Posted By KEY08

Self-driving cars will change all of this and we...

Self-driving cars will change all of this and we can sit back and watch TV, eat, talk on the phone, look at the scenery go by, and work on our obesity all at the same time.
05-07-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By KEY08

Itís mounted on the front of the driveshaft and...

Itís mounted on the front of the driveshaft and basically isolates vibration from the connection at the transmission. It also softens the acceleration torque when you apply the gas to move out...
05-07-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By KEY08

You can get away with winglets, canards, and...

You can get away with winglets, canards, and fender flares on an AMG for sure. Mostly decorative, but appropriate for the unique factor of an AMG. On a basic sedan, not so good.
05-07-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By KEY08

Have the rear fender area covered in Xpel...

Have the rear fender area covered in Xpel Ultimate and never worry again. That little fender guard looks hideous.
05-07-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By KEY08

I can't imagine a Flex Disc causing a rattle...

I can't imagine a Flex Disc causing a rattle noise or definitely not a grinding. That is easy to inspect, and unless it's cracked or badly worn I don't think that would be it. The mounts are...
05-07-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By KEY08

Maybe only drive on rainy days? When were the...

Maybe only drive on rainy days? When were the engine/transmission mounts last replaced? They may have collapsed and the water will lube the surface temporarily until they dry out again.
05-06-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By KEY08

I have never seen that wheel before

I have never seen that wheel before
05-06-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 705
Posted By KEY08

of course. The deductible is $500

of course. The deductible is $500
05-05-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 705
Posted By KEY08

^ I have Allstate and Geico and both require me...

^ I have Allstate and Geico and both require me to pay the deductible on windshield replacement in Illinois. I know some states allow free windshield replacement. Why, I have no clue.
05-05-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By KEY08

The only issue would be clearing the front...

The only issue would be clearing the front calipers and I doubt that is a problem if they are the stock 18Ē AMG wheels. The offsets are close enough. 45et vs 50et and 37et. I am using the 10 spoke...
05-04-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By KEY08

Yes, Mud has you covered here. Those are very...

Yes, Mud has you covered here. Those are very fragile and will tear easily. Not sure what MB was thinking with these under body panels. My 2010 were both destroyed
05-01-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 787
Posted By KEY08

You may have to pull the off the injectors and...

You may have to pull the off the injectors and rail. Not sure, but that has been my experience.
05-01-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 331
Posted By KEY08

Yeah, that is bad ass.

Yeah, that is bad ass.
05-01-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 331
Posted By KEY08

I believe you just nailed the answer.

I believe you just nailed the answer.
04-30-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 637
Posted By KEY08

Werd

Werd
04-30-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 331
Posted By KEY08

That is a great question. Back in the way back...

That is a great question. Back in the way back machine my dad towed his boats with a Merc Grand Marquis. Lots of people towed with sedans. Iím sure it has to do with the frame structure of the sedan...
04-30-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 637
Posted By KEY08

You could always read the manual.

You could always read the manual.
04-28-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By KEY08

I think a little better information than that is...

I think a little better information than that is in order. Any chance someone can stand at the back and isolate the noise while you reverse the car? Could be a simple thing like your parking brake...
04-27-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 460
Posted By KEY08

My 550 also sounds like a 747, but only when the...

My 550 also sounds like a 747, but only when the system is taxed and needs the extra cooling. It doesnít last very long before it slows down.
04-25-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By KEY08

Yeah, that may work

Yeah, that may work
04-25-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 458
Posted By KEY08

Ah, I see those fasteners on that Ebay listing...

Ah, I see those fasteners on that Ebay listing photo. Mine just had the holes in those locations. I guess itís 5 total with the one in the center. Iím not sure if you are supposed to drill a specific...
04-25-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 476
Posted By KEY08

Look fantastic and what a deal you got!

Look fantastic and what a deal you got!
04-25-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 458
Posted By KEY08

$60 fine here and they will get you if parked on...

$60 fine here and they will get you if parked on the street or at the airport. Not worth it. The bracket comes with self tapping screws, so you can just drill a pilot hole. Buy the largest diameter...
04-25-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By KEY08

This foot sweep feature is now used across all...

This foot sweep feature is now used across all car make lines and itís on some van side sliding doors as well. I think itís an ok feature( not great) but getting carried away. It should have a...
04-24-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By KEY08

Man, you never cease to amaze me with your...

Man, you never cease to amaze me with your ingenuity. So we can't use a Hookah pipe?
04-24-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By KEY08

Talk with your dealer about removing that...

Talk with your dealer about removing that function. I don't think it can be done without their diagnostic tool.
04-24-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 417
Posted By KEY08

I just paid $1,800 a month ago for 2 axles on my...

I just paid $1,800 a month ago for 2 axles on my wifeís Odyssey van. And this is with the dealer! They are a real ***** and beyond my physical ability to do it anymore. $3,000 for one side is...
04-23-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 417
Posted By KEY08

Axle. Change it and then see where things are at

Axle. Change it and then see where things are at
04-23-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By KEY08

I have the full LED and no degradation that is...

I have the full LED and no degradation that is noticeable. 2014
04-23-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 417
Posted By KEY08

It can absolutely shake the whole car and come...

It can absolutely shake the whole car and come and go whenever it feels like it. The steering wheel will not move/shake, but your seat will and you will feel it throughout the car. It can be speed...
04-23-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 417
Posted By KEY08

This is after you have replaced the axle?

This is after you have replaced the axle?
04-23-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,553
Posted By KEY08

We have an Odyssey van and my daughter has her...

We have an Odyssey van and my daughter has her Honda Fit. You cannot go wrong with the Honda brand. They are an excellent choice and the most reliable vehicles I have ever owned. Yes, you will be...
04-23-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,050
Posted By KEY08

Sure. It would be important to know if your...

Sure. It would be important to know if your vibration happens when you are braking. Not just gassing your car at 60 or letting off the gas at 60. Letís start with an answer to that question. Unless...
04-22-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,050
Posted By KEY08

you mean your complaint of vibration, pulse,...

you mean your complaint of vibration, pulse, shimmy has never been under braking? Why are you in this thread?
04-22-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,553
Posted By KEY08

The depreciation curve hits at around 3 years for...

The depreciation curve hits at around 3 years for almost all of the Mercedes lineup, where you can get a 50% discount on a low-mid mileage vehicle. Unlike a lot of brands MB still has a 4 year base...
04-21-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,050
Posted By KEY08

In your case, it appears you may have overcome...

In your case, it appears you may have overcome your runout issue by putting the clamp on the wheel and disk. Since MB prefers lugs over studs I would follow the recommended torque values. The lugs...
04-20-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,050
Posted By KEY08

That is an excellent and comprehensive brake...

That is an excellent and comprehensive brake replacement write up, Mud. Lots of very good information not found in most brake DIY threads. The follow up on the run out issue you had also points out...
04-20-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,050
Posted By KEY08

Did you follow a proper bedding procedure on the...

Did you follow a proper bedding procedure on the new rotors and brake pads when you installed everything?
Are the rotors clean like in my photo and devoid of any pad transfer build up in areas on...
04-19-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,050
Posted By KEY08

I have never had warping, gunk filled holes, or...

I have never had warping, gunk filled holes, or issues with the stopping power of the stock OEM rotors and pads. Yeah, there is brake dust, but I clean my car and itís not a problem. 2014 E550 4M. I...
04-18-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,884
Posted By KEY08

Yes, the 7G + is good at downshifting on its own...

Yes, the 7G + is good at downshifting on its own under braking. You can watch the gear display in the cluster click down the numbers.
04-16-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,553
Posted By KEY08

I would just do an Autotrader ad. In your price...

I would just do an Autotrader ad. In your price range itís possible to reach a cash buyer. They are out there for low cost desirable cars. You absolutely will get tire kickers and calls from other...
04-16-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,683
Posted By KEY08

Not liking this. Let us know if you take it to...

Not liking this. Let us know if you take it to the dealer to sort it out. Iím sure the whole light needs replacing. I have these on the full LED, but just extended my CPO for another 2 years on a...
04-16-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,553
Posted By KEY08

Hey Fisch, All auto sales are non-binding on...

Hey Fisch, All auto sales are non-binding on eBay. Thatís why people do it. Per their policy that has been in place since the start:

ďA non-binding bid is a bid that shows a buyer's interest in...
04-16-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,181
Posted By KEY08

^ Ha that's awesome!

^ Ha that's awesome!
04-16-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 402
Posted By KEY08

That is the second time I have heard of this...

That is the second time I have heard of this corrosion of the blind spot assist modules and harness. They sit behind the rear fender. I'm surprised this happened to you with a newer model, but thanks...
04-16-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By KEY08

The CPO specific coverage language is easy to...

The CPO specific coverage language is easy to search. Itís in this site and on the internet. If a part of the car is not listed it is not covered. I believe all of the driver assist options are not...
04-15-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 402
Posted By KEY08

Welcome! Since you still had an active CEL, there...

Welcome! Since you still had an active CEL, there must be an issue and that should hopefully help the dealer zero in on the problem. Every MB I have owned seems to be more glitchy than any other car...
04-15-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,321
Posted By KEY08

Sure sounds like a turd to me. Have fun!

Sure sounds like a turd to me. Have fun!
04-12-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By KEY08

Yes, normal. What is IC? Instrument Cluster?

Yes, normal. What is IC? Instrument Cluster?
04-11-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,181
Posted By KEY08

Now you can decide whether to use it or not. Lol

Now you can decide whether to use it or not. Lol
04-11-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,695
Posted By KEY08

https://mbworld.org/forums/e-class-w212/650472-w21...

https://mbworld.org/forums/e-class-w212/650472-w212-e550-mpg-fuel-economy.html

you chose well
04-11-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,884
Posted By KEY08

The only time I use the paddles is on a 2 lane...

The only time I use the paddles is on a 2 lane road to pass. I drop down a couple gears with the paddle and then go around Ms Sunday driver.
04-11-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,695
Posted By KEY08

You will find that gently cruising on the...

You will find that gently cruising on the highway will provide some astounding mpg for such a beast.
04-10-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,181
Posted By KEY08

A fresh battery...

A fresh battery...
04-10-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,181
Posted By KEY08

-Nope. You will not receive a warning. When your...

-Nope. You will not receive a warning. When your ECO is not illuminated on the display is your only warning.
04-10-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By KEY08

Yeah, I know. I have a bubble and slight bent...

Yeah, I know. I have a bubble and slight bent wheel right now due to the bad winter. Kajtek uses our wheel as a hose reel...…. haha
04-10-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,181
Posted By KEY08

Flat battery-99% of the time.

Flat battery-99% of the time.
04-10-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,181
Posted By KEY08

Have your dealer provide you a new accessory...

Have your dealer provide you a new accessory battery in the trunk. It is shot and I assume the car is still under the original warranty. You will be back to normal after that.
04-10-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 485
Posted By KEY08

The front SAM (Signal Acquisition Module)...

The front SAM (Signal Acquisition Module) controls the functions of many devices in the car. There is another SAM in the rear that does the same. Sometimes communication is lost for various reasons...
04-10-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,695
Posted By KEY08

You will continue to love it. They are great cars...

You will continue to love it. They are great cars and I do miss mine. At WOT they make a noise that is all V8. As fast as the TTV8 is, it is missing that low growl. They both cruise down the road and...
04-10-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 485
Posted By KEY08

^ok, yes that is correct. You can turn it right...

^ok, yes that is correct. You can turn it right back on after it shuts down and the bolsters should always be working. Sounds like a SAM issue and not communicating properly with the Dynamic seat.
04-10-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 485
Posted By KEY08

I don’t think the massage function runs...

I don’t think the massage function runs continually. My dynamic seat massage has always only run for 20 minutes or so and then shuts down. Same for 3 cars I have had with this function
04-09-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 582
Posted By KEY08

Those are nice. Looks like a pretty aggressive...

Those are nice. Looks like a pretty aggressive offset in the rear. Not sure I would lower it, but hey itís your baby.
04-09-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By KEY08

Wow, thatís a beauty. I see the fat five wheels...

Wow, thatís a beauty. I see the fat five wheels on your other E back there. I literally must have bent 4-5 of them on my E500. Super fragile wheel.
04-09-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By KEY08

Grrr, that's rough to look at, and should have at...

Grrr, that's rough to look at, and should have at least been mentioned to you. Maybe price a repair to that section and see if they will help? I believe the CPO process specifically requires them to...
04-09-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By KEY08

Did you look in the tire and wheels Marketplace?

Did you look in the tire and wheels Marketplace?
04-09-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,059
Posted By KEY08

You should be able to order that piece of weather...

You should be able to order that piece of weather strip from your dealer. I am not sure how difficult it may be to install without some additional disassembly. Maybe search and see if anyone has...
04-09-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,059
Posted By KEY08

Yeah, they just inserted a screwdriver and...

Yeah, they just inserted a screwdriver and torqued it back until it stressed the glass enough for it to explode. Those trim pieces on eBay are flat and won't totally cover your damage. I would just...
04-08-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,129
Posted By KEY08

Yeah Facebook. No thanks. I usually get all...

Yeah Facebook. No thanks. I usually get all offers emailed directly to me and as I said earlier I have not seen this one yet. They may be going out on a regional basis.
04-07-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 467
Posted By KEY08

That V pattern is a known issue and is difficult...

That V pattern is a known issue and is difficult to remove. MB had a special cleaner for it, but it will come right back. I had it on my 2010 E550 and just lived with it.
...
04-07-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,502
Posted By KEY08

On the auto high beam just make sure the switch...

On the auto high beam just make sure the switch is set on Auto and then push the turn signal stalk forward, or away. They come on when you are traveling over 15mph (or thereabouts) and conditions are...
04-07-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,059
Posted By KEY08

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

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1080x1440/c4541a4d_1081_41d0_ae2b_a8a41a4f3ad0_a34728da6d3982dcc689da1508c25f52d9f98b0a.jpeg
Honda Fit

Thatís ridiculous. Some ass hat did a...
04-06-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 899
Posted By KEY08

I believe you are the first to document this...

I believe you are the first to document this replacement on a W212. This will definitely help others with Airmatic front strut issues. Thank you.
04-06-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,502
Posted By KEY08

Distronic is great and the full LED with auto...

Distronic is great and the full LED with auto high beam. My two favorites
04-06-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,059
Posted By KEY08

Sorry for your bad luck again, Raja. Car looks...

Sorry for your bad luck again, Raja. Car looks great, even with the busted out window. You take great care of it.
04-05-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 514
Posted By KEY08

Thatís incredible. This is the one time I...

Thatís incredible. This is the one time I guarantee that the insurance will be worth it. Way to go.
04-05-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 514
Posted By KEY08

they sold you a warranty that will cover...

they sold you a warranty that will cover everything and take this car out to a total of 17 years from in-service or 100K miles?
for $3,600? That is hard to believe
04-05-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 513
Posted By KEY08

Check your motor and the transmission mounts....

Check your motor and the transmission mounts. They are hydraulic and collapse when they fail. Superior when functioning properly, and transmit all kinds of noise when failed.
04-05-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 442
Posted By KEY08

The old ďno good deed goes unpunished ď. Unreal. ...

The old ďno good deed goes unpunished ď. Unreal.
Hey OP, Mud has solved a lot of issues for people on this forum. Time to take it to the dealer.
04-04-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 442
Posted By KEY08

What was the purpose of starting a whole new...

What was the purpose of starting a whole new thread?
04-04-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By KEY08

So you are running the 255/35 up front then? Iím...

So you are running the 255/35 up front then? Iím using the E63 19Ē wheels also, but on sport springs and using the 245/35 up front. 2014 E550 4M
04-03-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By KEY08

You said in your description it is a CPO. Is it...

You said in your description it is a CPO. Is it or not?
CPO covers a lot, but not all. If it is you can also extend the CPO for an additional 2 years. I just did it on my 2014 that was purchased 2...
04-02-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By KEY08

He says itís from a 2015, but the seats have the...

He says itís from a 2015, but the seats have the old style controls like I had on my 2010. Maybe thatís the way the E63 was in 2015. My 2014 E550 has the controls all located through the center...
04-02-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,129
Posted By KEY08

Yes, it should cover any service or repair. I...

Yes, it should cover any service or repair. I used the one last winter for my B service.
04-02-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 899
Posted By KEY08

You are ingenious.

You are ingenious.
04-02-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 899
Posted By KEY08

Please update this thread if you install the new...

Please update this thread if you install the new struts and your issue is solved. It will help others with their diagnosis.
04-02-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,129
Posted By KEY08

I usually get all these offers and have not seen...

I usually get all these offers and have not seen it yet. I doubt you would hit $300 in diagnostics, but if you did Iím sure this would apply.
03-31-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 899
Posted By KEY08

Clunking, banging, squeaking, knocking can be...

Clunking, banging, squeaking, knocking can be caused by so many things in the front end, you need to be 100% sure itís the strut before changing it out. Nothing worse than complaining about the cost...
03-31-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 329
Posted By KEY08

Thanks for the write up! I had never heard of...

Thanks for the write up! I had never heard of that product before, so thanks for educating me on its applications and how to use it properly.
03-30-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 450
Posted By KEY08

Good deal. I think you dodged one for sure....

Good deal. I think you dodged one for sure. Concrete bumpers are bad enough, but when those rebar spikes are sticking above them it can be a real disaster. Our bumper is easily fishhooked over them...
03-29-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 450
Posted By KEY08

There may have been one more recent, but itís the...

There may have been one more recent, but itís the same content. Seems like you can use a wedge to pop off that piece and then inspect it and pop it back in. I can see the fender is a little stretched...
03-29-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By KEY08

New cars and the first 30,000 miles, which has...

New cars and the first 30,000 miles, which has Minimal scheduled maintenance
03-29-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By KEY08

Correct. E63 runs 255 up front whereas the E550...

Correct. E63 runs 255 up front whereas the E550 is 245.
03-29-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 450
Posted By KEY08

Konigstiger had posted the diagram of that area...

Konigstiger had posted the diagram of that area not too long ago because someone needed the chrome trim. I canít find the post. Did your fender pull away at the wheel well at all? That is a much...
03-27-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 479
Posted By KEY08

Well, that is not good news and sorry to hear....

Well, that is not good news and sorry to hear. Thanks for coming back with your diagnosis as it will help others in the same situation. Lots of good help here and hopefully you will keep the car and...
03-27-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 582
Posted By KEY08

19" wheels on Sport Suspension

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1594x722/e5503_a0040ef8cc435397971493def8d8ee9b9f179dbc.jpg
03-27-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,553
Posted By KEY08

I could have written this exact post. My wife...

I could have written this exact post. My wife only likes to sit high up as well. Cannot get her into anything but SUVs or a Van.
03-27-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,822
Posted By KEY08

This is what I have. If you could fab something...

This is what I have. If you could fab something like that for the W212 it would be a big hit. The problem with getting most cars completely off the ground is being able to jack it from a point away...
03-27-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,822
Posted By KEY08

No reason at all for a flame suit. I think we are...

No reason at all for a flame suit. I think we are all very civil here and I certainly understand everyone has there own preferences. Iíd like to see your setup, so post some photos. I do everything...
03-26-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 556
Posted By KEY08

I have had both the NA E550 and the TTV8. They...

I have had both the NA E550 and the TTV8. They are both beasts. I prefer the sound of the NA, but you can tune the TT to make 550+HP. Not possible on the NA.
Great cars
03-26-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,822
Posted By KEY08

It's good to research and draw your conclusions....

It's good to research and draw your conclusions. I know you won't install something that may be a danger to yourself or someone else. Careful inspection of the existing conditions is paramount and...
03-26-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 779
Posted By KEY08

Write to MB and escalate it up the chain. That is...

Write to MB and escalate it up the chain. That is not right. Blaming this on an improper cap removal is BS. This corrosion of the paint layer (under the clear coat) is rampant all over those wheels,...
03-26-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,822
Posted By KEY08

Post some photos once you get it installed.

Post some photos once you get it installed.
03-26-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,822
Posted By KEY08

^ Yes, especially in a residential garage. A...

^ Yes, especially in a residential garage. A commercial apparatus being installed in a residential garage. No f-ing way
03-26-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,224
Posted By KEY08

Not sure you will find your answer here regarding...

Not sure you will find your answer here regarding whether the mufflers are interchangeable. I don't know of anyone who has cross-shopped mufflers from one model to another. The TTV8 is quieter than...
03-26-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,822
Posted By KEY08

lowest denominator will get you killed. You need...

lowest denominator will get you killed. You need to take core samples and crush them to determine if you have that strength concrete, and the pour was indeed 4" throughout.
Then you need to rely on...
03-26-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 556
Posted By KEY08

2010-11 normal aspirated. 2012 introduced the 4.7...

2010-11 normal aspirated. 2012 introduced the 4.7 TTV8 through 2015. No 5.5 turbo in the 550 ever, correct
03-25-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 779
Posted By KEY08

You said this car is new to you. How new? Did you...

You said this car is new to you. How new? Did you buy it with the wheels in this state? It would definitely be something to negotiate on during purchase. Sorry they are taking the hard line. I...
03-25-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,822
Posted By KEY08

5,000 # capacity Quick Jack is $999 at Costco....

5,000 # capacity Quick Jack is $999 at Costco. They always have it on sale. Free ship
03-25-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,822
Posted By KEY08

No doubt they are nice to have. I would only...

No doubt they are nice to have. I would only install a 4 post lift in a garage with enough ceiling height to stack a car up top. Once again, with garage door mods and everything else, including...
03-25-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,553
Posted By KEY08

Yikes! I would never use the wash if I had to...

Yikes! I would never use the wash if I had to wait long. Obviously, you need to go in the morning to avoid the rush in the late afternoon of delivering serviced cars. I'm fortunate enough to be able...
03-25-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 556
Posted By KEY08

Yes, the face-lifted 2014 E550 was the last...

Yes, the face-lifted 2014 E550 was the last available in the US. A 2015 was available in Canada, however (since ChrisB is Canadian).
03-25-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,822
Posted By KEY08

Lifts are nice, but take up a lot of room in any...

Lifts are nice, but take up a lot of room in any garage, plus a two-post will probably require a reinforced slab where it bolts to the floor. Most garage floors are a simple 4" slab and then you are...
03-24-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 294
Posted By KEY08

Turn on the headlights.

Turn on the headlights.
03-24-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,553
Posted By KEY08

I use the dealership free wash when I can. Itís...

I use the dealership free wash when I can. Itís in a separate building and no one ever bothers me. Itís a full blown wash facility and they do a fantastic job.
Motorwerks in Hoffmann Estates.
03-23-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,553
Posted By KEY08

The V8 is intoxicating in these cars and there...

The V8 is intoxicating in these cars and there are minimal competitors in this performance spectrum. Your warranty has really paid off and with all of the new gear you recently had repaired you...
03-23-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,822
Posted By KEY08

I use the same low profile Arcan lift shown in...

I use the same low profile Arcan lift shown in the photo above with a custom jack pad to fit the notch in the frame. You can buy these jack pads on eBay. No biggie. I have 2 ton adjustable jack...
03-23-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By KEY08

Congratulations on the new ride. The TTV8 is...

Congratulations on the new ride. The TTV8 is truly a beast. They are really great cars and you will enjoy it.
03-23-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By KEY08

Great work, Mud! Iím all thumbs with this kind of...

Great work, Mud! Iím all thumbs with this kind of stuff. Lol
03-22-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By KEY08

When cornering the bladder will expand and then...

When cornering the bladder will expand and then deflate back to the set you determined. Are you talking about that or the fact that you cannot set it at all and it will just deflate? Changing a...
03-22-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By KEY08

Welcome! These W212 models are quite reliable,...

Welcome! These W212 models are quite reliable, but some repairs can try your patience and wallet. Did you purchase as a CPO by chance?
With the low miles you shouldnít have too many issues to deal...
03-20-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 573
Posted By KEY08

Did you try searching? There must be 25-30...

Did you try searching? There must be 25-30 threads on this exact question for replacement pads, rotors that are not OEM.
03-19-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 496
Posted By KEY08

That looks really good. I have Distronic Plus, so...

That looks really good. I have Distronic Plus, so cant do the star. Boo
03-19-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 779
Posted By KEY08

That is the exact same OEM wheel I have and use...

That is the exact same OEM wheel I have and use in the winter only now. I live in a salt zone also and my wheels are perfect. That corrosion is everywhere on your wheels. Mine are 5 years old.
03-19-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 417
Posted By KEY08

Who is ďtheyĒ. The Mercedes dealer? And ďtheyĒ...

Who is ďtheyĒ. The Mercedes dealer? And ďtheyĒ donít know whatís going on?
Internet in the MB puts you back before the caveman discovered fire.
03-19-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 496
Posted By KEY08

Illuminated Star installation...

Illuminated Star installation (https://mbworld.org/forums/e-class-w212/547708-illuminated-star-installation-help.html)
03-19-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By KEY08

Isn't that considered an emission control part?...

Isn't that considered an emission control part? It should have an extended warranty. Speak with your dealer.
03-18-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 24
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Posted By KEY08

That is great news and I commend you for standing...

That is great news and I commend you for standing up for a proper fix. I had to replace one rear strut (not air spring) on my E500 as it was causing the car to drop. It also blew my compressor as a...
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