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Yesterday, 10:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 973
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I like the wheels and center caps thats all that...

I like the wheels and center caps thats all that matters to me. I've had a lot of comments about people liking the wheels already and I never got comments on the stock wheels. The big thing is though...
Yesterday, 01:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,445
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I got the Mandrus 23 wheels. Really like them ...

I got the Mandrus 23 wheels. Really like them nice to have no vibrations now over 70.
Forum: W213 AMG
06-18-2019, 12:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 856
Posted By 2012 merc amg

German cars of Sarasota is good. ...

German cars of Sarasota is good. https://www.germancarsofsarasota.com
06-18-2019, 12:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,159
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Wow sounds like a dedicated guy. You've had your...

Wow sounds like a dedicated guy. You've had your share of problems on that car it sounds from reading some of your previous posts. Hopefully you've got all the bugs worked out at this point. Both...
06-18-2019, 12:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 973
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Really liking them a lot. I got them re torqued...

Really liking them a lot. I got them re torqued today, took 3 minutes. The car has never ridden so smoothly and handled so well. I think by kicking them out a little bit with the 32 offset vs 43...
06-18-2019, 12:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,467
Posted By 2012 merc amg

RainX

RainX
06-18-2019, 12:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,647
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Strange Iíve never had it happen on my 2019s yet....

Strange Iíve never had it happen on my 2019s yet. I had it happen on my 2018 amg and my 2012 amg. Maybe they improved the software on the 2019s? Seems like they improved so many other things.
Forum: W213 AMG
06-16-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,417
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Some people liked their 212 better than their 213...

Some people liked their 212 better than their 213 including me. I ordered my 213 before the car was even out so didnít test drive. It was just way too harsh and a in your face car for me. The 212...
Forum: W213 AMG
06-15-2019, 11:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,417
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Test Drive a E450 in Sport Plus mode. Of course...

Test Drive a E450 in Sport Plus mode. Of course not as fast as the E63 AMG but still pretty impressive. You'd get a far better ride and would be a better daily driver especially with the bad new...
Forum: W213 AMG
06-15-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Not much, the suspensions are just very firm on...

Not much, the suspensions are just very firm on these cars, not much you can do about it.
06-15-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 372
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I like the Primacy 3's myself, very smooth riding...

I like the Primacy 3's myself, very smooth riding and good handling tire, not cheap, but you get what you pay for especially when it comes to run flats.
06-15-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 821
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Those are good prices, a lot of guys have paid...

Those are good prices, a lot of guys have paid over 400 bucks easily. The dealers make a lot of money in their service departments.
06-15-2019, 10:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 973
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Took a while, originally I was going with the...

Took a while, originally I was going with the Chrome Milleniums after three weeks on order they said they would not fit, I dunno if I believe it, I think they under quoted me on price so I decided on...
06-15-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 973
Posted By 2012 merc amg

The luxury package sits a little higher than with...

The luxury package sits a little higher than with the sport package plus a little more high than normal as it just came off the lift having the wheels put on.
06-15-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,445
Posted By 2012 merc amg

They are great cars, I was looking at mine on the...

They are great cars, I was looking at mine on the lift yesterday while getting the new wheels, it looks very well built from the underside. I'm generally in sport plus mode with mine around town and...
06-15-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 973
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Great good to hear, sounds like they should hold...

Great good to hear, sounds like they should hold up ok.
06-15-2019, 08:15 AM
06-14-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 973
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Hereís a picture of the new Mandrus 23 wheels

They are the mirror cut finish. At least if bend one of these $300 each. ...
06-13-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Assuming you're driving a E400/E450/E53, you can...

Assuming you're driving a E400/E450/E53, you can put the top up and down by holding the Unlock key on the Fob for down and holding the lock key for up. You need to be close to the drivers door. You...
06-13-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I like the Bronze ones. I have a set of these on...

I like the Bronze ones. I have a set of these on order for my E450 Wagon. ...
06-12-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 440
Posted By 2012 merc amg

As far as I know the only option for the 2020's...

As far as I know the only option for the 2020's will be to have the two flat screens side by side as that becomes standard equipment. My 2019 Cabrio does not have the 850 dollar extra screen option...
Forum: W213 AMG
06-12-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,714
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Yep Iíd say anything before a early sept build is...

Yep Iíd say anything before a early sept build is the old electronics. My car was built sept 10 2017 and had the new electronics cars built in August or before of that year were the eu 2017...
06-12-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,831
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Window Tint. Had aftermarket wheels on order now...

Window Tint. Had aftermarket wheels on order now for over a month, they may never come in, lol.
06-12-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Yes, its the deviation. Keep all four tires at...

Yes, its the deviation. Keep all four tires at 36 PSI cold and you will be fine.
06-12-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,642
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I love the tech in these cars, the GPS where you...

I love the tech in these cars, the GPS where you just tell it where you want to go, the adaptive cruise where the car drives itself. I think it is all a step forward.
06-11-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 440
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Probably not until the redesign in 2022. The...

Probably not until the redesign in 2022. The MBUX system pretty much has to built into the car from the ground up, not something that can be just added very easily.
06-11-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 694
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Freeside mood and Sports mood are pretty good...

Freeside mood and Sports mood are pretty good scents. 100 bucks on amazon. ...
06-11-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,642
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Nobody mentioned the Twin Turbo V6 over the...

Nobody mentioned the Twin Turbo V6 over the normally aspirated V6 in the 212. Much more Torque and HP with the TT model. I think the 213 is definitely a better car than was the 212. The 212 were...
06-11-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 440
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Wow, bad timing it sounds like. I don't think...

Wow, bad timing it sounds like. I don't think they will release the car from VPC after it's built until at least late august maybe september, sounds like the car will sit around a lot unfortunately.
Forum: W213 AMG
06-05-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,560
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Bugs in the 2018's. My 2019 does not seem to...

Bugs in the 2018's. My 2019 does not seem to have these quirks. Although my 2019 is a E450 Wagon.
06-05-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,490
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Agree. Plus like I said a fully loaded non order...

Agree. Plus like I said a fully loaded non order wagon is tough to find and they are a good dealer.
06-05-2019, 01:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 900
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I dunno if the E53 uses the same multi contour...

I dunno if the E53 uses the same multi contour seats as the E450 but I find the Multi contour seats in my E450 Cabriolet very comfortable. I had a S550 a while back too and nearly as comfortable as...
06-04-2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,490
Posted By 2012 merc amg

For someone that is looking for a fully loaded...

For someone that is looking for a fully loaded wagon that is not a bad deal, these are hard to find with all these options like the multi contour seats, digital instrument panel and Air Suspension. I...
06-03-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 955
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I can imagine too if these cars are parked...

I can imagine too if these cars are parked outside especially in hot sun places the tops fade. My car is a garage queen though soon worries there.
06-02-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,450
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Very happy with both sounds systems in my 2019's....

Very happy with both sounds systems in my 2019's. My Cabrio sounds amazing, of course it has an extra tweeter on each door over the wagon but also the bass in the Cabrio is amazing, it is...
Forum: W213 AMG
06-02-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,344
Posted By 2012 merc amg

That was an appropriate video to post about the...

That was an appropriate video to post about the manhole reparation in Germany. The amount of care and pride that goes into the roads looks like a lot more than up north USA where I am at. They will...
06-01-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,450
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Yes agree. I had a 2018 E63 AMG and the...

Yes agree. I had a 2018 E63 AMG and the burmester system sounded horrible. I traded that for a 2019 E450 problem solved, it sounds great. I heard some rumor after that the factory speakers where...
06-01-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 872
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Excellent. Amazing that did not damage the wheel.

Excellent. Amazing that did not damage the wheel.
06-01-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,394
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Thatís sucks. The front ends of these cars are...

Thatís sucks. The front ends of these cars are very vulnerable looks like a easy fix though. Google online Mercedes parts.
06-01-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,760
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Looks great. Nice color combo. Congrats.

Looks great. Nice color combo. Congrats.
05-31-2019, 11:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 872
Posted By 2012 merc amg

More than likely you have a bent rim too if it...

More than likely you have a bent rim too if it did that to the tire. Those sidewalls on those tires are super stiff. That looks like a Goodyear Eagle Sport tire and I pulled mine off because they...
05-30-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,289
Posted By 2012 merc amg

This thread was about the engine air filters not...

This thread was about the engine air filters not cabin filters. Thats odd that you have that though, I've never had a car that has that issue. Maybe worth it to spray some mold killer spray in the...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-29-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,814
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Beautiful house, I can imagine though that house...

Beautiful house, I can imagine though that house costs a small fortune to maintain, I can only imagine what the cost would be to do a roof on that house, lol
05-28-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,652
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I'll never forget my old Cadillacs with the R12...

I'll never forget my old Cadillacs with the R12 Freon A/C systems, those would cool down in 30 seconds or so, but I'd say the Benz is adequate, not great, but like 5 or 6 minutes to cool down on a...
05-28-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,207
Posted By 2012 merc amg

When I got my E450 Cabriolet I was really...

When I got my E450 Cabriolet I was really thinking about a C300 Cabriolet to save the 22 grand, the cars were parked side by side at the dealership and when I compared the E450 it was worth the price...
05-28-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,469
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Must be a diesel though, no way are you gonna get...

Must be a diesel though, no way are you gonna get that mileage with the gas V6 motor.
05-28-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 445
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Stick on metal Jog control cover.

Looks pretty good. For 16 bucks why not?. Got it on Amazon. ...
05-28-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,469
Posted By 2012 merc amg

71 mpg. You either have a diesel driving 46 mph...

71 mpg. You either have a diesel driving 46 mph or are driving down mountains lol. Ya I agree though these cars are great. The combination of fuel economy and performance is wonderful. It would...
05-28-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 41,383
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Seems like once you get it up and running itís...

Seems like once you get it up and running itís fine.
05-27-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 860
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Probably next there will be a S300 :)

Probably next there will be a S300 :)
05-26-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 874
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I think NY meant how the front end suspension...

I think NY meant how the front end suspension compresses all the way and makes a bang when you hit a big bump. I don't think there is any solution to this issue it's just a function of the short...
05-25-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 41,383
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Is your internet working (can you listen to tune...

Is your internet working (can you listen to tune in radio) If not you may have not registered it. There is a free trial for the first month if you are in the USA but I believe you have to fill out...
05-25-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,988
Posted By 2012 merc amg

The roads in RI are pretty bad, especially with...

The roads in RI are pretty bad, especially with the winter and all the rain this spring. You can't always see the potholes as they are filled with water when it's raining and night time etc? All it...
05-25-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,481
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Maybe it was senior moment and he was remembering...

Maybe it was senior moment and he was remembering his 212 and thinking the 213 was the same.
05-24-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,770
Posted By 2012 merc amg

That car is slammed and murdered :) Maybe the...

That car is slammed and murdered :) Maybe the guy wanted to do a oil change and did not have any ramps :)
05-24-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,481
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Ya, on the older 212 it turned yellow when under...

Ya, on the older 212 it turned yellow when under I think it was 20 mph or so. My 213 has never turned yellow, just red when there is car next to me.
05-24-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,770
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Slam it equals lower it. When I saw the title on...

Slam it equals lower it. When I saw the title on this post at first I thought you drove your wagon into a telephone pole lol
Forum: W213 AMG
05-23-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,093
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Agree with the above posts if unhappy with the...

Agree with the above posts if unhappy with the car why keep it? Given the right driving conditions I probably would have kept my E63 amg wagon. That is if I lived in a area that had a lot of smooth...
05-22-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 651
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Whatís the recommended service interval on the...

Whatís the recommended service interval on the cabinfilter? Hopefully itís something that will be done within my 3 year service plan although I doubt it since my maintainence plan is a car nation...
05-22-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,289
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Wow 50k miles thatís crazy. Iíll do mine every...

Wow 50k miles thatís crazy. Iíll do mine every 25k miles.
05-21-2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,770
Posted By 2012 merc amg

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

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/a4ec3edd_9be3_492b_be1e_e73d0b56e74a_ae46c4fe93480581820aa1feccb3dc7465fbd3b5.jpeg
Looks great I like it, some dark tint on the...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-21-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,093
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I agree with the Original poster. I had real high...

I agree with the Original poster. I had real high hopes for this car and it was a huge disappointment, I wanted to like the car so much but just could not. The reason I did not test drive was I...
05-21-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,289
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I still have not looked into other filters but am...

I still have not looked into other filters but am going to when I have the time. The Mahle looks like it was made by a Tamale in Mahee, lol. There's gotta be a better quality air filter for our cars...
05-20-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,129
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Sure make all of us in the USA Jealous, lol. I...

Sure make all of us in the USA Jealous, lol. I think in this country we are going the other way, faster higher performance cars that consume a lot more fuel so we can speed up global warming a little...
05-20-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 874
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I think that happened with that big rut I hit in...

I think that happened with that big rut I hit in Jersey on the way back to RI 3 weeks ago. It definitely bottomed out, the radar detector flew off the dash. I think this whole 213 platform was...
05-20-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,402
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Have they tried putting another set of...

Have they tried putting another set of wheels/tires on the car. Sometimes bent rims are hard to see. I know with my bent rims they cannot see any wheel hop. But I know at least 2 are out of round. ...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-19-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,511
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I guess maybe thats why a Dyno tune makes a lot...

I guess maybe thats why a Dyno tune makes a lot of sense.
05-19-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,292
Posted By 2012 merc amg

This wagon drives very nice with the Michelinís. ...

This wagon drives very nice with the Michelinís. I donít see how anyone can complain about handling. The car has no lack of power either and throttle response is quite nice.
05-19-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,292
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Iíd keep the wagon. Just get some decent wheels...

Iíd keep the wagon. Just get some decent wheels with Michelin Primacy tires. As a secondary weekend car get a used Porsche 911. Perfect setup.
05-17-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,207
Posted By 2012 merc amg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TkWTY-BPJCo ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TkWTY-BPJCo


I think these cars are beautiful and when you consider you can get one now in the high 40s itís a great deal.
05-17-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,207
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I like the older e550 twin turbo cabs too. 2012...

I like the older e550 twin turbo cabs too. 2012 to 2016. V8s with a tune rockets. A friend has a 2012 he got a year ago for 25k with 12 k miles. Needed some paint touch up and damaged wheels...
05-17-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,289
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I was that a auto nation or a sonic dealer ? ...

I was that a auto nation or a sonic dealer ? They are both a holes.
05-17-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,207
Posted By 2012 merc amg

How about a cabrio 2 wd 2019 e450. Hands down my...

How about a cabrio 2 wd 2019 e450. Hands down my fav car ever. I liked my 2012 e63amg. Did not like my 2018 e63 amg wagon. I like my e450 wagon but love my 2wd e450 cab. Drives better and smoother...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-17-2019, 12:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,511
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Ya, sorry Vic. But I hope that maybe tuners get...

Ya, sorry Vic. But I hope that maybe tuners get the message that it might be worth their while to do like how Superchips does it and make their handhelds be useable again once the tuned car is tuned...
05-16-2019, 11:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,292
Posted By 2012 merc amg

HI Cao, just noticed this post. Not sure about...

HI Cao, just noticed this post. Not sure about the 110 and 210's. We actually have a race in NY but we use the Ideal 18's which I'm not that crazy about. I have a Martin 16 which I really like and...
05-16-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,073
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Thats great. I am very happy with the Michelin...

Thats great. I am very happy with the Michelin Primacy Run Flats. Could be that a tire like the Bridgestone Serenity non run flat rides a little better but I'm just not willing to risk a flat with no...
05-16-2019, 11:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,289
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Oh ya, I know him. It's just that Service writer,...

Oh ya, I know him. It's just that Service writer, he is so monotone. Reminds me of the teacher in Ferris Buellers day off or something. The really good guy there is Danny, very straight shooter and...
05-16-2019, 11:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,097
Posted By 2012 merc amg

They use a hydraulic press with some kind of a...

They use a hydraulic press with some kind of a computer that attempts to get the wheel as round as possible. It seemed to work for my two bent wheels in Florida till I hit another big bump in...
05-16-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,097
Posted By 2012 merc amg

911s are nice. A good friend of mine has a new...

911s are nice. A good friend of mine has a new one. I thought about one over my e450 cabriolet but super happy with the cab. Iím super happy with my wagon too other than the wheels. I did hit one...
05-16-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,097
Posted By 2012 merc amg

The problem with fixing the rims as Iíve found is...

The problem with fixing the rims as Iíve found is they are never quite the same after and they will bend even more easily from bumps and potholes next time around as I proved with the pothole I hit...
05-16-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,097
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Must have been Doug at Viti lol. Heís a strange...

Must have been Doug at Viti lol. Heís a strange guy. When I had my 2018 AMG I bought from them they had to replace the rear tires as I had one of the tires go bad at 10k miles. Big bucks. Anyhow...
05-16-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,289
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Thanks. Yep that was it. I missed looking at the...

Thanks. Yep that was it. I missed looking at the sides. Darn though looking at those they look like cheap Chinese filters. Iíll have to compare them to a wix or a Mann or some other filters. Maybe...
05-16-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,289
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Does anyone know if the orange filter in the...

Does anyone know if the orange filter in the picture is the Mercedes oem air filter? Do they look like that? It sure seemed like a el cheapo chinsey air filter. Maybe the filter was changed with...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-16-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,511
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Yes, the dealer would definitely know even with a...

Yes, the dealer would definitely know even with a handheld flashed back to stock. It shows up in the ECM the number of times it was reflashed. At least that's how it works with my Chevy truck and the...
05-16-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,289
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Changing/checking air filters is easy in this W213

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/ddc98bd2_2336_4ec8_811c_4ab38a37b424_22a1d7777897f4d45d828f47bebeb53e217b23a7.jpeg
Heck if a fool in a wheelchair can do it anyone...
05-16-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,207
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I was pretty upset in that post I did about my...

I was pretty upset in that post I did about my service experience, I just could not figure out as to why you were defending them so much. Thats all. I did go back to edit that post about my service...
05-16-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,207
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Thanks for posting this video, I can easily do...

Thanks for posting this video, I can easily do that myself. It really convinces me that these days if you're going to keep a car long term you have to do things like this yourself as you can't count...
05-16-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,207
Posted By 2012 merc amg

This thread ...

This thread https://mbworld.org/forums/e-class-w213/741931-today-eye-opener-auto-nation-sarasota-mercedes.html You really question my integrity in this thread. I'd brought my car in for the 10K...
05-16-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,207
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I'm sure I can handle changing the air filters or...

I'm sure I can handle changing the air filters or for that matter even the cabin filter if I wanted to take the time. It's a shame though that I payed Autonation $1300.00 for something that is...
05-16-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,207
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Awww I see now, I just looked at some of your...

Awww I see now, I just looked at some of your previous posts, you work for Auto Nation.
05-16-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,207
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Why because I'm useless and disabled? In reality...

Why because I'm useless and disabled? In reality I'm a good mechanic, I can fix just about anything as long as it does not require standing up and the air filter I probably could do sitting down. I...
05-16-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,097
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I like the look of the 19's better myself and...

I like the look of the 19's better myself and it's only one inch so not that much of a difference. I feel even the 18's will bend given the right pothole, then again any rim will be damage with a big...
05-16-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,207
Posted By 2012 merc amg

So changing engine air filters is just a question...

So changing engine air filters is just a question of popping off the engine cover and opening the air boxes? If so sounds pretty simple I might check mine and tap them out. I bought the 3 year...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-16-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,511
Posted By 2012 merc amg

The way superchips works is if you revert the...

The way superchips works is if you revert the vehicle back to the stock tuner with the hand held you can then tune another car with it. If it was like this with the amr hand held I would not...
05-15-2019, 11:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,097
Posted By 2012 merc amg

The guy at town fair tire assures me these should...

The guy at town fair tire assures me these should be a lot stronger than the OEM wheels and I believe him. They are specifically made for Mercedes, the center cap from the old wheels will fit right...
05-15-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,988
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Yep I just ordered the Mandrus wheels today. Got...

Yep I just ordered the Mandrus wheels today. Got 500 off. 1700 for 4. Canít take the stock wheels anymore.
05-15-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 41,383
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Iíve had good luck with mine since getting the...

Iíve had good luck with mine since getting the initial bugs worked out. I remote start every now and then just to make sure that still works.
Forum: W213 AMG
05-15-2019, 02:05 PM
Forum: W213 AMG
05-15-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,718
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Most people are able to get at least 5 or 6...

Most people are able to get at least 5 or 6 percent off. I had a buddy who got 10 percent off. I donít know how he got that.
Forum: W213 AMG
05-15-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,511
Posted By 2012 merc amg

It's a flash. I think this particular box avoids...

It's a flash. I think this particular box avoids having to use a laptop to download things onto a my Genius is my understanding. It is all just in there from Renntech.
05-15-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,097
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Yep, it's a problem. I might end up getting the...

Yep, it's a problem. I might end up getting the above Mandrus Wheels after all, I've still got two bent rear wheels even though I thought the balancing took care of it, nope, still vibrates some on...
05-15-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,988
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Yep, my car still has a couple bent rims on the...

Yep, my car still has a couple bent rims on the rear. I think the fronts are ok. I had them balanced at town fair tire and that seemed to help out a little bit, but just took a trip yesterday to CT...
05-15-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,535
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Plus with the acoustic glass radar detectors and...

Plus with the acoustic glass radar detectors and stick on gate openers and that kind of thing are a problem unless you find the pass throughs. I'm not a fan of the air suspension myself. I saw this...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-14-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,511
Posted By 2012 merc amg

AMR makes one for the 212 AMG but I don't see a...

AMR makes one for the 212 AMG but I don't see a hand held programmer for the 213's, must the mail ecu in or custom dyne tune. Looks at the torque gains on the 212 with the hand held, amazing. ...
05-14-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Yes, that's probably the best bet. I'm just...

Yes, that's probably the best bet. I'm just waiting for the hand held tuners to come down in price, they are still way too much money starting at around 1800 bucks or so. www.amrtuning.com This is...
05-13-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,073
Posted By 2012 merc amg

The largest factor with the comfort of the tires...

The largest factor with the comfort of the tires is going to be whether its a "Ultra high Performance" tire like a goodyear eagle sport or whether it's more of a comfort tire like the "michelin...
05-13-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 996
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Nice the brown int is a nice contrast with the...

Nice the brown int is a nice contrast with the white ext. is the car loaded? I think the sticker on mine was 84k. Pretty much loaded.
05-12-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 998
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Good find. Ya, whenever I get a woman on the...

Good find. Ya, whenever I get a woman on the phone in any service dept I'll generally call back again and try to get a man on the phone. Most woman don't know what they are talking about with cars....
Forum: W213 AMG
05-12-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,058
Posted By 2012 merc amg

One reason I sold mine was I was kind of freaked...

One reason I sold mine was I was kind of freaked out by the check engine light issue in a car so very expensive with no real explanation of exactly what was going on. Plus there was the rear diff...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-12-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,443
Posted By 2012 merc amg

If I ever buy a new benz again I will just have a...

If I ever buy a new benz again I will just have a good independent mercedes service place that uses OEM mercedes parts do my service. I bought a new wagon from Auto Nation in Florida along with the 3...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-12-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,718
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Ya, all dealers seem to vary on ordered cars. ...

Ya, all dealers seem to vary on ordered cars. Some want sticker, others will give up to 8 or 9 percent off.
05-12-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 996
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Strange how one car varies from the next. Only...

Strange how one car varies from the next. Only thing I noticed with my cabriolet was the drivers side mirror light on the sun visor would work intermittently, I took a small file and filed the metal...
05-12-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 996
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Itís strange because I test drove a new 2018...

Itís strange because I test drove a new 2018 wagon a couple years ago and did not really like it where as I really like the 2019. But ya mine is yacht blue/ beige. Looks almost like a white int. ...
05-12-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 996
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Definately better off with the dune color than...

Definately better off with the dune color than the Red. I was sorry I got my last Amg wagon in Red.
Forum: W213 AMG
05-12-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,120
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Was the filter dirty at all and how many miles? ...

Was the filter dirty at all and how many miles? did you tap out the sand and dirt, I generally do.
05-12-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 996
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Something like this one. Beautiful car. ...

Something like this one. Beautiful car. https://www.streetsideclassics.com/vehicles/4147-atl/1965-pontiac-gto-convertible
05-12-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 996
Posted By 2012 merc amg

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

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_5117_0163cf54c739d3352c911a083671f38eaddde7d5.jpg
Great cars, you have the same wheels as mine. Here's my car in front of Muscle...
05-12-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 996
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Darn it Rusty you are letting the cat out of the...

Darn it Rusty you are letting the cat out of the bag, more people might get these cars and then ours will be worth less when they stop making them, lol. I heard maybe only another year or two left...
05-11-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,469
Posted By 2012 merc amg

It's amazing the mileage diesels get. I had a VW...

It's amazing the mileage diesels get. I had a VW TDI and it was similar.
05-11-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 37,599
Posted By 2012 merc amg

So install is not too bad.? It connects to a...

So install is not too bad.? It connects to a wire harness under the hood.
05-11-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 37,599
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Iíll check out the race chip model. I think they...

Iíll check out the race chip model. I think they have one specifically for the e450 too so Iím not guessing on whether it will work. Iíd heard the race chips donít do anything but maybe that was...
05-11-2019, 03:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,397
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Anyone tried this on a 2019 E450 yet?

Anyone tried this on a 2019 E450 yet?
05-11-2019, 03:37 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 37,599
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Bringing back an old thread. Has anyone tried...

Bringing back an old thread. Has anyone tried the Dinan piggyback on a 2019 E450 yet. Sounds like it should work since it maps according to the engine.
05-10-2019, 11:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Actually the more I think about it the car is...

Actually the more I think about it the car is probably better off quiet as it is, so never mind, lol. I guess those days of loud hot rods are behind me.
05-10-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,469
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Great. I guess they changed around the display a...

Great. I guess they changed around the display a little the past couple years. I like yours better. Ya the Distronic is great. I use mine a lot too.
05-10-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,469
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Great. Thatís interesting. Looks like you on...

Great. Thatís interesting. Looks like you on the progressive screen but it looks different than my 2019 e450 wagon and I do have the dual screen. My car does not have the car in the middle and...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-10-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 956
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Nope never had that in mine either, something is...

Nope never had that in mine either, something is wrong with Dungas car. I had a car with limited slip do that before, it was a cadillac CTS-V Wagon. I had 3 rear end carriers replaced within the...
05-10-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Interesting, looks like that is just for Europe,...

Interesting, looks like that is just for Europe, you Europeans get all the good stuff. Thats a great idea that sound module, looks expensive though @1650 Euros so probably not many are sold. I almost...
05-10-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 799
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Ya, those 19 inch rims are the right setup to...

Ya, those 19 inch rims are the right setup to duplicate the AMG line look. I just looked at my AMG line Cabriolet E450 and those are the correct tire sizes so I'd think even if it's a 4 matic you...
05-10-2019, 12:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I would not mind making my E450 Cabriolet sound like this

Very nice sounding exhaust especially when it revs. I'm thinking maybe by welding a pair of magna flow mufflers I could come close to this without spending a fortune on AMG performance mufflers...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-09-2019, 11:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 956
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Wow, beautiful picture. I can fully understand...

Wow, beautiful picture. I can fully understand why you need AWD, was not looking at your location under your join date. When I had my RWD 2012 Amg wagon I would not drive it whenever there was snow...
05-09-2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,097
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I posted above that I lucked out this time. ...

I posted above that I lucked out this time. Weights got kicked off the rear wheels and threw them out of balance. When I left Florida for New England they were fine. When I hit a huge bump in...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-09-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,120
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I would have just stuck with putting in the 9.5...

I would have just stuck with putting in the 9.5 quarts, other than that you did everything right. What you may find happen is the gauge will go orange and you'll get a message eventually of a...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-09-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 956
Posted By 2012 merc amg

From the way you describe it sure does sound like...

From the way you describe it sure does sound like it's something to do with the differential. Could you tell if it sounded more like it was coming from the back side of the car? Although could be...
05-09-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,097
Posted By 2012 merc amg

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

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_5515_1bc7d5f0903188abd5bfea219562e5286da6d530.jpg
Got lucky with the wheels, turns out when I hit that bump in jersey on the way...
05-09-2019, 12:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Or they assumed that the 2019's had a 2 mph...

Or they assumed that the 2019's had a 2 mph tailwind :) I try not to do the top at all when moving. I mean what if you were at 29 mph and had a 31 mph head wind gust, that would be 60MPH wind on...
05-08-2019, 11:20 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 41,383
Posted By 2012 merc amg

My experience is if you signed up for the ATT...

My experience is if you signed up for the ATT Data plan and you drop it then your MB Me Connect will stop working until you re-activate the ATT Data plan. Thats what happened to me with my Wagon. I...
05-08-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,070
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Or text messages VIA apple car play.

Or text messages VIA apple car play.
05-08-2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,097
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Ya, I've hit the same bumps with my Chevy...

Ya, I've hit the same bumps with my Chevy Colorado Sport truck which has alloy rims with 235-50-18 inch tires and never bent a rim. That truck is 11 years old now and 60K miles.
05-08-2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,733
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Wow, looks like very few visible changes between...

Wow, looks like very few visible changes between the 20's and the 19's. I'll bet though there are some hidden changes such as improved Distronic and other software upgrades, perhaps a better voice...
05-08-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,680
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Ya thatís a great deal 15 percent off. Canít go...

Ya thatís a great deal 15 percent off. Canít go wrong. The V6 is a great engine and very capable and smooth.
05-08-2019, 01:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Great, Congrats. I think these E450 cabs are one...

Great, Congrats. I think these E450 cabs are one of the best looking cars on the road. I took mine for a cruise tonight and the performance on these cars is spectacular. It really has kind of...
05-07-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,097
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Agree. I had 18 inch rims on my 2012 E63 AMG...

Agree. I had 18 inch rims on my 2012 E63 AMG wagon and all it took was one rut in the road across from where the New England patriots play on rt 1 foxboro and all 4 rims were bent. 2 tires cracked...
05-07-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,097
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I was thinking that good thing the tires have...

I was thinking that good thing the tires have that rim protector. Gotta still be careful though. I just hope they are stronger than the stock rims. These massive bumps around here can be bad and...
05-07-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,680
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Yes I really was not enjoying the e63 wagon. I...

Yes I really was not enjoying the e63 wagon. I thought why continue on with the huge depreciation maintainence and all with a car Iím not actually enjoying. I really wanted a convertible too. No...
05-06-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,097
Posted By 2012 merc amg

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_5572_cb31d087cf96f2c977a273e229396db4ae5f062e.jpg...
05-06-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,408
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Wow if thatís as good as it looks like Iíll...

Wow if thatís as good as it looks like Iíll switch from IOS to android when this available. Especially if there is a greater selection of usable apps than IOS especially YouTube.
05-06-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,680
Posted By 2012 merc amg

the 2015 S550 was going out of warrantee and I...

the 2015 S550 was going out of warrantee and I needed a wagon so traded that in for the e450. Did not need two wagons and traded in my e63 for the e450 cab plus 20 k which covered the other trade
05-05-2019, 11:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,097
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Anyone else having issues with bent rims?

I had bent a couple rims while still in Florida and had a little bit of shake coming from the rear of my Wagon. Had them repaired before I left to head back up to New England. I could see how they...
05-05-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,004
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Seems like for me the biggest expense is bent...

Seems like for me the biggest expense is bent rims.
05-05-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,004
Posted By 2012 merc amg

So maybe itís ok to run our e class cars on 89...

So maybe itís ok to run our e class cars on 89 and save 20 cents a gallon.
05-04-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,590
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Strange how in the article they got the engine HP...

Strange how in the article they got the engine HP wrong for 2019's, they quoted 2018 specs and the article was from Jan 2019 so they really didn't do their DD. I hope they don't go with that big...
05-04-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,680
Posted By 2012 merc amg

The tech features with the Benz keeps getting...

The tech features with the Benz keeps getting better though. The adaptive cruise in my 2019 e class is much better than my 2015 S550
Forum: W213 AMG
05-03-2019, 11:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,441
Posted By 2012 merc amg

From what I understand they got rid of a lot the...

From what I understand they got rid of a lot the written features on the nav due to distracted driving.
05-02-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,430
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I get nervous going in there on the ceiling with...

I get nervous going in there on the ceiling with the Distronic and all. THe other issue is the acoustic glass. I guess the best way to do it on these type of cars is a remote grill mounted sensor...
05-02-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 160,389
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Very nice, tempting to do that with my wagon.

Very nice, tempting to do that with my wagon.
05-02-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 998
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Glad they got rid of those motorcycle batteries. ...

Glad they got rid of those motorcycle batteries. Those did not last long.
05-01-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 998
Posted By 2012 merc amg

It would be interesting to know where that small...

It would be interesting to know where that small Aux battery is located in the 213? In my S class the battery only lasted about 2 years. It was in a tough spot to access. From the info above if...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-01-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,989
Posted By 2012 merc amg

The Advisor told me at the dealer I use that they...

The Advisor told me at the dealer I use that they normally don't like to make changes when there is no issue present, murphys law I guess, if it ain't broke don't fix it.
05-01-2019, 02:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,760
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Wow, that's strange, you'd think you would have...

Wow, that's strange, you'd think you would have had it sometime in March. That is frustrating.
04-30-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,233
Posted By 2012 merc amg

wow jealous. We always get the shaft in the USA. ...

wow jealous. We always get the shaft in the USA. Eu gets all the good stuff
04-30-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,233
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Not sure why mine was tinted? Maybe the luxury...

Not sure why mine was tinted? Maybe the luxury package, JDPE UK does the Remote Parking assist work there in UK? I'm really hoping they add to USA cars but have my doubts, it would be nice. Or is...
04-30-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,760
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Should not be EPA, the cars are already...

Should not be EPA, the cars are already certified, more than likely it was a parts supply issue that slowed down the production, that's generally what it is. It'll be worth the wait though, these...
04-30-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 41,383
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I guess my wagon must have been setup wrong then...

I guess my wagon must have been setup wrong then because the only way connect will work is if I have the ATT plan. If I remove it connect stops working. Useless trying to talk with connect reps...
04-29-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,073
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Iím sold on the Michelin Primacy Run Flats. They...

Iím sold on the Michelin Primacy Run Flats. They ride great and low road noise. Just replaced the Goodyear rft and a world of difference. Hopefully Iíll get at least 30k miles out of them.
04-29-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,679
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Iíve had them repairs no problem. As long as the...

Iíve had them repairs no problem. As long as the damage is not in the sidewall. Same as non run flat tires. I think some places just want to sell new tires.
04-29-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,004
Posted By 2012 merc amg

With the lead it lubricated the valve seats in...

With the lead it lubricated the valve seats in the old cars. Of course we all know now that lead is not that great an idea in gasoline and not legal for health reasons and also not suitable for use...
04-29-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,679
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I think it was kinda unusual that the place did...

I think it was kinda unusual that the place did not work on run flat tires. I think they need to upgrade their equipment. Most firestone/Goodyear places I know have no problem with runflat tires.
04-29-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,004
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Having owned a service station myself I will say...

Having owned a service station myself I will say your right Rusty, it really is nothing more than a gimmick. But it is better for business as people like options and choices. I actually did have...
04-26-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,679
Posted By 2012 merc amg

It seems like it mainly depends on whether the...

It seems like it mainly depends on whether the tire is a grand touring tire or ultra high performance tire. The tires I had on my car originally where ultra high performance tires and rode very...
04-26-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,233
Posted By 2012 merc amg

JDPE is that a 2019?. Thats about how mine...

JDPE is that a 2019?. Thats about how mine looked before the tint, the tint compounded the rear windows and made it that much darker. I was not aware of any specific package on mine that would make...
Forum: W213 AMG
04-25-2019, 10:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,989
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Ya, when I had my 2018 AMG wagon something seemed...

Ya, when I had my 2018 AMG wagon something seemed weird with the fuel mileage, my 2012 got better gas mileage and it was a larger displacement motor without the cylinder shut down.
04-25-2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 675
Posted By 2012 merc amg

They are both similar in acceleration. The older...

They are both similar in acceleration. The older v8 E550 actually has quite a bit more torque than the E53. The E550 is 402 hp and 445 lb ft of torque.
04-25-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,233
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Thanks. Ya the rears are tinted already so they...

Thanks. Ya the rears are tinted already so they are probably like an equivalent of a 50 percent tint whereas the fronts are just 30. Iím really liking the car a lot. Iím doing a tennis tournament...
04-25-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,311
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Standard Equipment on all USA E 450s. Not...

Standard Equipment on all USA E 450s. Not available on the amgs.
04-25-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,311
Posted By 2012 merc amg

They work very well for all my double amputee...

They work very well for all my double amputee friends. Lol. I know. Sick joke. I guess they are just meant for little kids. I got no kids so never had it open. I just like that storage space. ...
04-25-2019, 03:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,408
Posted By 2012 merc amg

So with android auto will it play a YouTube...

So with android auto will it play a YouTube video, I realize it won't do that if in motion but will it play YouTube videos when the car is in park? Just Curious. Apple will not, the apps which...
04-24-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,311
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Good point. The floor does latch to it. But not...

Good point. The floor does latch to it. But not having a latch there does not bother me.
04-24-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,311
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I donít think it would fit. Some people have...

I donít think it would fit. Some people have tried it. Thereís a little less room than I thought due to the way the floor folds down and cuts into the space.
04-23-2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,311
Posted By 2012 merc amg

2 minutes 4 bolts on top. It would be easy...

2 minutes 4 bolts on top. It would be easy enough to put back in when the car is sold.
04-23-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,311
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Gone. OTE=2012 merc amg;7730742]With the removal...

Gone. OTE=2012 merc amg;7730742]With the removal of that cener aluminum plate thereís enough space for a space saver spare jack and tools and other things. I thought all this space was taken up by...
04-22-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,318
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I think it sounds great in both my wagon and my...

I think it sounds great in both my wagon and my Cabriolet. I think in the cabriolet it sounds a little better. Strangest thing though. I had a 2018 E63 amg and I felt the surround system in that...
04-22-2019, 12:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,233
Posted By 2012 merc amg

It's Llumar Ceramic. 30 on the front and 15 on...

It's Llumar Ceramic. 30 on the front and 15 on the back. I also had them do a 30 top strip across the top of the windshield. It's amazing how from in the car you can still see out fine even at night...
04-21-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 685
Posted By 2012 merc amg

What dumb dumbs. I probably know more about the...

What dumb dumbs. I probably know more about the cars than they do lol.
04-21-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,233
Posted By 2012 merc amg

New tires and window tint car looks great.

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/a4ec3edd_9be3_492b_be1e_e73d0b56e74a_ae46c4fe93480581820aa1feccb3dc7465fbd3b5.jpeg
04-20-2019, 01:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,418
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Got the car back today with the Straightened out...

Got the car back today with the Straightened out rims and the replaced defective Primacy 3 run flat tire. The car rides amazing and zero tire noise, a real joy to drive now. Zero vibration. You...
04-20-2019, 01:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 685
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Thats why I say I don't think car to x...

Thats why I say I don't think car to x communication is even active and communicates with other cars. It does show as active in the mercedes me connect app but I don't believe it.
04-18-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 526
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I agree the E300 is a nice car. I had a loaner...

I agree the E300 is a nice car. I had a loaner one the beginning of the week and thought it was plenty of power and handled and rode nice. Unfortunately my E450 is still not done and I'm in a GLA...
Forum: W213 AMG
04-18-2019, 10:41 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,414
Posted By 2012 merc amg

With the primacy tires both my E450s ride sweet...

With the primacy tires both my E450s ride sweet now and handle as good as I can imagine. No shame in a twin turbo V6. They even make some nice sounds. Iím in a GLA loaner now and Iím really...
Forum: W213 AMG
04-18-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,414
Posted By 2012 merc amg

As far as my lawsuit comment. It would be the...

As far as my lawsuit comment. It would be the insurer who would pay out first up to the limit of the insurance policy and then the owner would be responsible for the balance assuming the lawsuit was...
Forum: W213 AMG
04-18-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,414
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Obviously you know nothing about long term...

Obviously you know nothing about long term disability and itís associated costs and the law. If his friend had Been paralyzed who is going to pay the ten million long term health care costs? The tax...
Forum: W213 AMG
04-18-2019, 01:01 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,414
Posted By 2012 merc amg

bad set of circumstances. I think you said it...

bad set of circumstances. I think you said it was a 2018. The good thing is the 2019s are better. Better Distronic programming. No worries of the cel issue. Better steering wheel. I think...
04-17-2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 685
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Yes the module is there, I really thought it was...

Yes the module is there, I really thought it was going to happen in the USA as I heard the holdup was the Verizon Cell phone connection and Now with the Change to ATT I thought that would help. Some...
04-17-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,418
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I'll get a real true picture of how much better...

I'll get a real true picture of how much better the michelin tires are once I get my car back. It's back at the dealer, turns out my car had two bent rims which I think were on the rear and they...
04-17-2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,311
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Ya, my 2018 AMG wagon did not have this aluminum...

Ya, my 2018 AMG wagon did not have this aluminum brace either, so ya, I think it does have something to do with the third row seat which will never be used in my car. Probably best I just leave it...
04-17-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 685
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Well they do have parking pilot where the car...

Well they do have parking pilot where the car will park itself and pull out itself with no driver in the car, our cars where suppose to have this but for whatever reason probably never will. They...
Forum: W213 AMG
04-17-2019, 12:11 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,414
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Yep it was a good looking car, thats the color I...

Yep it was a good looking car, thats the color I shoulda got on my car, much better than the Red I ended with, I changed the order twice between that color and the red. I shoulda let your friend...
04-17-2019, 12:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 685
Posted By 2012 merc amg

As far as I can tell Car to X Communication does...

As far as I can tell Car to X Communication does nothing except gave mb bragging rights to be such an advanced car. I was at the Tesla place tonight, now they have some real features.
04-16-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,057
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Ok got it all squared away today. Yes it is Jason...

Ok got it all squared away today. Yes it is Jason Lewis the service writer. He handled things really well today and then sent me to the finance manager to get the warranty squared away. They will do...
04-16-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,057
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I felt I got a great price on the car, 80k...

I felt I got a great price on the car, 80k sticker that I got for 70K, but I guess they are making their money in other ways, next time I'll probably be making the trip to Tampa if I ever buy another...
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