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03-03-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 935
Posted By stale-bread

Curious about windshield in 2015 models

I just drove an '15 E 350 loaner for two days last week and one thing really bothered me while driving this car. The windshield seemed to have some slight distortion in it. At first I removed and...
11-17-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 19,152
Posted By stale-bread

I had the lump issue as well. They replaced the...

I had the lump issue as well. They replaced the entire bottom seat cushion. As an added bonus, The new leather made my car smell brand new again.
11-05-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,587
Posted By stale-bread

I replaced the blue center caps on my 2010 E550...

I replaced the blue center caps on my 2010 E550 with black ones. looks better IMHO. I purchased OEM from this seller as wel as many other parts.
...
09-08-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,533
Posted By stale-bread

I have already decided not to buy another MB in...

I have already decided not to buy another MB in my life. A big disappointment for me for the rattles in this very expensive car.

Sorry to hear Arrie. Thats quite unfortunate.
09-08-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,521
Posted By stale-bread

:rolf:

:rolf:
09-07-2014, 09:43 PM
09-05-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 847
Posted By stale-bread

Here you go... ...

Here you go...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/161163466386?_trksid=p2059210.m2749.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
09-05-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 847
Posted By stale-bread

This is what i have as my door light. Sorry for...

This is what i have as my door light. Sorry for the poor photo quality but its quite sharp and in focus in real life. Gets a lot of attention....
09-04-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 847
Posted By stale-bread

See post #24. Looks like you need to pull the...

See post #24. Looks like you need to pull the mirror off.

https://mbworld.org/forums/e-class-w212/432571-did-led-interior-led-trunk-led-rear-license-plate-lights.html
09-02-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,341
Posted By stale-bread

+1. And Welcome to the forum!

+1. And Welcome to the forum!
08-26-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,145
Posted By stale-bread

No worries! Glad to finally know what the heck...

No worries! Glad to finally know what the heck that was. And good to know no one is tracking you!
08-14-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,382
Posted By stale-bread

+1. My E550 can tear down the road and feel it...

+1. My E550 can tear down the road and feel it with the 18s, or float on it like a boat in water with the Airmatic. It's the best of both worlds..for me at least.
08-11-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,248
Posted By stale-bread

What an ignorant POS.

What an ignorant POS.
08-08-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,470
Posted By stale-bread

2 years later and now your noticing this? LOL!

2 years later and now your noticing this? LOL!
08-08-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,997
Posted By stale-bread

Thanks for the tip CEB!

Thanks for the tip CEB!
08-06-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,661
Posted By stale-bread

My friggin new hero right there!

My friggin new hero right there!
08-05-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,997
Posted By stale-bread

Curious as to who has experience with the...

Curious as to who has experience with the ventilated leather seats? Anyone experience issues with the product staying in the perferated leather? I would like to condition mine soon.
08-05-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,047
Posted By stale-bread

Sprint booster is nothing but instant throttle...

Sprint booster is nothing but instant throttle response. I have it and it really gives me the feeling the 550 V8 should have. OE Tuning is a sponser on this site, and I'm sure they will comment about...
08-04-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,528
Posted By stale-bread

Honestly they are pretty darn good wipers. just...

Honestly they are pretty darn good wipers. just dont go with the yellow dot change. I have mine changed at the dealer during A and B service. Never had a problem with them during the intervals.
08-04-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 833
Posted By stale-bread

This is why I love this place! Nice job making a...

This is why I love this place! Nice job making a video for us mitaka!
08-04-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,528
Posted By stale-bread

Happened in about 3 months for me. And it's also...

Happened in about 3 months for me. And it's also garaged. Marketing.
08-03-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,146
Posted By stale-bread

I'm not really a fan of carbon fiber, but I must...

I'm not really a fan of carbon fiber, but I must commend you on such a nice job you did!
07-31-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,145
Posted By stale-bread

So almost 2 months later from your post that you...

So almost 2 months later from your post that you wanted an answer for, you still havent acted upon it? Then why post in the first place??:nix:
07-29-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,145
Posted By stale-bread

subscribed for the answer..

subscribed for the answer..
07-25-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,198
Posted By stale-bread

I really don't think GregTr meant anything by...

I really don't think GregTr meant anything by this? He is very helpful and writes up great reviews in his short time since joining this forum. I can see how things can come across differently. I hope...
07-25-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,198
Posted By stale-bread

Good one Greg!

Good one Greg!
07-25-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,243
Posted By stale-bread

:rolf:

:rolf:
07-25-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,306
Posted By stale-bread

Like this! ...

Like this! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gUEbzexS1K0
07-24-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,778
Posted By stale-bread

Yes. Also, will you be happy with a P1 after a...

Yes. Also, will you be happy with a P1 after a P2? I for one can not go backwards on features. I did this once and always regretted it until the day I got rid of it. Just my 2cents.
07-24-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,145
Posted By stale-bread

This happens to me in wet snow on the highway in...

This happens to me in wet snow on the highway in my 2010. The sensors appear to overload and it seems to shut down until I either wipe the snow off, which works 100% of the time, and one time I just...
07-23-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,929
Posted By stale-bread

To be honest, if you cant afford the repair bills...

To be honest, if you cant afford the repair bills on a Merc, then dont buy one. Not trying to be rude, but it is reality. If at all possible try to get one under CPO.
When the warranty ends on...
07-23-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,929
Posted By stale-bread

So, in less than 1 day you discoverd that the...

So, in less than 1 day you discoverd that the 2010 is unreliable? Good luck to your real world search. Just order a 2015 and dont complain.
07-22-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,929
Posted By stale-bread

I love the AWD. That was a requirement for me as...

I love the AWD. That was a requirement for me as well. A 2012 will be more attractive in a few years vs. the 2010 if that concerns you.
07-17-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,306
Posted By stale-bread

None yet except for the occasional leaf getting...

None yet except for the occasional leaf getting stuck in my sights..
07-17-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,444
Posted By stale-bread

I use Cont-Pro-Extreme DWS on my 2010 E550 AWD....

I use Cont-Pro-Extreme DWS on my 2010 E550 AWD. They did an awesome job last winter here in New England. http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires.jsp?tireMake=Continental&tireModel=ExtremeContact+DWS
07-15-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,031
Posted By stale-bread

Not again?? Another one to block, or the same one...

Not again?? Another one to block, or the same one to block! :rolf:
07-15-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,775
Posted By stale-bread

Wow. It was only off on the mileage by exactly...

Wow. It was only off on the mileage by exactly 130 miles. Scary. And thanks for sharing.
07-09-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,806
Posted By stale-bread

George, I'd like to add you as a contact for my...

George, I'd like to add you as a contact for my next vehicle purchase. :)
07-09-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 81,248
Posted By stale-bread

Looks nice! Yeah, I was bummed when...

Looks nice!




Yeah, I was bummed when I saw it was not made for distronic.
07-08-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 872
Posted By stale-bread

Not sure about the ebay version, but have you...

Not sure about the ebay version, but have you checked a few sources like this one? With the discount a similar OEM with night assist is around $1700.00. This was the reason I left my BMW last year....
07-07-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,905
Posted By stale-bread

+1

+1
07-07-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,905
Posted By stale-bread

Good choice on both. I purchased aftermarket AMG...

Good choice on both. I purchased aftermarket AMG styles online. And welcome!
06-30-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 814
Posted By stale-bread

Cool! Thanks for sharing Peter.

Cool! Thanks for sharing Peter.
06-20-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,938
Posted By stale-bread

GREAT idea. Sorry about the rattling. I know it...

GREAT idea. Sorry about the rattling. I know it would get to me as well.
06-19-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,250
Posted By stale-bread

Sorry man. Distracted driver?

Sorry man. Distracted driver?
06-19-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,215
Posted By stale-bread

Is that her in your signature? :naughty:

Is that her in your signature? :naughty:
06-18-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,699
Posted By stale-bread

I thought they put cross drilled on all E550's vs...

I thought they put cross drilled on all E550's vs solid for the E350?
06-15-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,222
Posted By stale-bread

Ha! Sort of like putting a bigger carb air filter...

Ha! Sort of like putting a bigger carb air filter on 60-70's muscle cars to make the enigne look larger.
06-13-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By stale-bread

Adblock plus rules. It's blocked 3 ads from...

Adblock plus rules. It's blocked 3 ads from MBWorld already today. I'm surprised more people are not using it considering it is free. I'm sure MBWorld may not be happy though.
06-13-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,879
Posted By stale-bread

Interesting. It has always been the included...

Interesting. It has always been the included speaker under the dash. In my E, it's harder to hear than it was in my BMW. I think it is set further back underneath. Never knew using the car's audio...
06-11-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 18,502
Posted By stale-bread

I had to add a quart of of Mobil1 in between...

I had to add a quart of of Mobil1 in between annual changes on my BMW 650 convert. I was told this was normal as well. :nix:
06-11-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,503
Posted By stale-bread

Thanks for the info Ryno. I'm 6'4 and have big...

Thanks for the info Ryno. I'm 6'4 and have big hands as well. Dang it.
06-11-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,503
Posted By stale-bread

Sweet ride. Raised black star looks real good...

Sweet ride. Raised black star looks real good there. BTW, just recieved my white side marker lenses. Even though I've watched a video, are they as simple to replace as shown?
06-10-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,879
Posted By stale-bread

Great choice! I've had mine for over 3 years now...

Great choice! I've had mine for over 3 years now and love it.
06-10-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,765
Posted By stale-bread

Should be covered under warranty. Looks like the...

Should be covered under warranty. Looks like the damage was caused by acrylic nails. Wife, GF, or Mistress perhaps? :)
06-09-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 26,060
Posted By stale-bread

$15.80 per HP is a really good deal! Enjoy. :y ...

$15.80 per HP is a really good deal! Enjoy. :y

Personally I just can't risk voiding the extended warranty on this car.
06-09-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,360
Posted By stale-bread

Holy crap! I would have never thought that a rim...

Holy crap! I would have never thought that a rim would shatter like that.
06-07-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,030
Posted By stale-bread

They dont need to remove the rear door panel, at...

They dont need to remove the rear door panel, at least on my 2010 throught 2013 from what I've read here on this forum. I used plyers to pull the rear door pins off, and used liquid nails adhesive to...
05-28-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,438
Posted By stale-bread

Looks sharp with your white. Blends well with the...

Looks sharp with your white. Blends well with the chrome handle and window trim.
05-22-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,499
Posted By stale-bread

+1

+1
05-22-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 942
Posted By stale-bread

I'm sure we are all curious as to how this...

I'm sure we are all curious as to how this picture was obtained? Did you buy them from him and then post in the forum?
05-21-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,831
Posted By stale-bread

Nice work Ryno! Now add a rear window spolier. :)

Nice work Ryno! Now add a rear window spolier. :)
05-21-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,506
Posted By stale-bread

Congrats on the new engine!

Congrats on the new engine!
05-20-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,543
Posted By stale-bread

This kit is being treated worse than a red-headed...

This kit is being treated worse than a red-headed stepchild. It has traveled from Germany to New Hampshire, Georgia, NY, and possibly to CA.
05-20-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 75,156
Posted By stale-bread

I just tried the ignore list. This works great! ...

I just tried the ignore list. This works great!

And we are not "morons" Tjdehya. :nix:
05-20-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,590
Posted By stale-bread

So, your second post here since joining yesterday...

So, your second post here since joining yesterday is about an awesome washer fluid you can buy on ebay for a discount? Seriously dude, forgive my scepticism but at least pay to be a sponsor. :bs:
...
05-19-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 75,156
Posted By stale-bread

K-A, in these past few months are people bashing...

K-A, in these past few months are people bashing the 5er? I dont think so. Yet you constantly bash the W212. People are annoyed with YOU. Why can't you admit that?? Gosh, you appear to be so self...
05-19-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,590
Posted By stale-bread

Just curios, Do you work/own this winter product...

Just curios, Do you work/own this winter product "Frost"sdad?
05-19-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 75,156
Posted By stale-bread

I think he regrets not leasing/affording the real...

I think he regrets not leasing/affording the real "M" version. So he takes his frustration out here on this forum. Like almost every post of his, the second to last sentence is a dig at the W212...
05-14-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 75,156
Posted By stale-bread

From K-A "Rear door popped open once on the...

From K-A "Rear door popped open once on the highway (not completely open, into the secondary latch and the door was still safely locked and "shut"). And it happened to the drivers door another time...
05-13-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 999
Posted By stale-bread

That's just nasty. :puke: It must take quite a...

That's just nasty. :puke: It must take quite a bit of elbow grease to remove the insect residue inside and out.
05-13-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,351
Posted By stale-bread

Then you might see things you may not want to...

Then you might see things you may not want to see. :eek:
05-11-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,072
Posted By stale-bread

Like Faz mentioned, go to a shop that is...

Like Faz mentioned, go to a shop that is certified on the "Road Force" balancer by Hunter Engineering. Do a local search for shops near you. It does an excellent job. I only go to the shop near me...
05-09-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,423
Posted By stale-bread

Nice OEM car cover Hype! :D

Nice OEM car cover Hype! :D
05-08-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,353
Posted By stale-bread

The OEM all weather is a Noah Car Cover. BMW and...

The OEM all weather is a Noah Car Cover. BMW and MB use them. They are excellent year round covers. The have the branded logo on the hood, clear rear license plate surround, and branded attatched...
05-08-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,141
Posted By stale-bread

Not to be annoying but have you considered having...

Not to be annoying but have you considered having them repaired and refinished? It may save you over a grand.
05-07-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 251,292
Posted By stale-bread

"It's like you took a photo of my engine...

"It's like you took a photo of my engine compartment. I have this deformation. Since I am out of warranty, should I bother fixing this myself or just leave it? Is lack of soundproofing performance...
05-07-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,338
Posted By stale-bread

I picked these up off of ebay for 25.00. They...

I picked these up off of ebay for 25.00. They look great and are much cheaper.
...
05-06-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,839
Posted By stale-bread

This is what I picture as a response... "The...

This is what I picture as a response...

"The E550 is the worst vehicle out there besides the AMC Pacer! It has ben proven in Car and Stoner Magazine as to have the "most likely" air filter...
05-06-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,578
Posted By stale-bread

If I was going to do this again, and I'm sure I...

If I was going to do this again, and I'm sure I will since I had it moved from my BMW, I would have them sit down 1/16 of an inch below surface, just to give me a tiny bit better sight notification...
05-06-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,064
Posted By stale-bread

This happened to me last May about 2 weeks after...

This happened to me last May about 2 weeks after i bought my 550. I opened it up on the highway and floored the pedal to pass. In my rear view mirror I saw two long trails of grey/bule smoke a and...
05-06-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,578
Posted By stale-bread

https://imgur.com/a/EyPss

https://imgur.com/a/EyPss
05-06-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,578
Posted By stale-bread

Here are two pics of the K40 in my 2010. I had...

Here are two pics of the K40 in my 2010. I had the lights recessed under the dash in front of the command screen. Looks nice and not intrusive.
https://imgur.com/a/EyPss
05-06-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,854
Posted By stale-bread

On page 326 of my (2010)manual, it is the jacking...

On page 326 of my (2010)manual, it is the jacking point cover for the AMG Body style. If you are looking for the part number any MB dealer parts dept. can help you out. Paint matching may be extra.
05-05-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 492
Posted By stale-bread

It is quite possible. The same error came on with...

It is quite possible. The same error came on with my distronic during heavy icing on the front of the grill. The distronic could no longer "see" throught the build up. Next day after ice cleared it...
05-05-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,338
Posted By stale-bread

I'm soo glad you said it and not me!! :D

I'm soo glad you said it and not me!! :D
05-05-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,303
Posted By stale-bread

This is my first set of Conti-DWS ' and they...

This is my first set of Conti-DWS ' and they rocked the snow this year. An amazing tire for all weather.
05-05-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,604
Posted By stale-bread

Yes, it allows for the opening and closing of the...

Yes, it allows for the opening and closing of the windows/moonroof only when you are within about 10-15ft of the car. Windows first, then moonroof follows as long as you keep the button depressed. A...
05-05-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,303
Posted By stale-bread

+1. Replace both rear tires. I would not risk...

+1. Replace both rear tires. I would not risk passeneger safety with a patched, dry rot tire.
05-04-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,419
Posted By stale-bread

It pops right off. Its just a platic insert.

It pops right off. Its just a platic insert.
05-01-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,284
Posted By stale-bread

Exactly like YYZ stated. My GF was rear ended in...

Exactly like YYZ stated. My GF was rear ended in her Mercury SUV 2 weeks ago and the front air bags did not deploy. We asked the reapir shop if they malfunctioned and they said same as YYZ. This was...
05-01-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,621
Posted By stale-bread

Nice pic.Enjoy!

Nice pic.Enjoy!
05-01-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,709
Posted By stale-bread

+1

+1
04-30-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 637
Posted By stale-bread

On page 326 of my manual, it is the jacking point...

On page 326 of my manual, it is the jacking point cover for the AMG Body style. If you are looking for the part number any MB dealer parts dept. can help you out. Paint matching may be extra.
04-30-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,494
Posted By stale-bread

Congrats and welcome! I would suggest you take a...

Congrats and welcome! I would suggest you take a look at posts from member "GregTR." He has a wagon and has done many mods and has contributed quite a lot to this forum. Enjoy the new ride.
04-30-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,272
Posted By stale-bread

I gave you one earlier in this thread. :D Im sure...

I gave you one earlier in this thread. :D Im sure they will upgrade you as long as you are under warranty or have your car serviced by them regularly.
04-29-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,399
Posted By stale-bread

May I ask why? I do understand repairing it on...

May I ask why? I do understand repairing it on your time/terms rather than have it malfunction 100 miles away from your local garage. I too have the Airmatic and I hope I do not have to experience...
04-29-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,272
Posted By stale-bread

This is how I got the dealer to do the upgrade. I...

This is how I got the dealer to do the upgrade. I had a scheduled service update, so they were going to be working on the car anyways. I told them I'm in sales and my clients are constantly...
04-29-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,272
Posted By stale-bread

I have a 2010, and the dealer update did the...

I have a 2010, and the dealer update did the trick.
04-28-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,634
Posted By stale-bread

If you like the Hockey DRL, go for them. There is...

If you like the Hockey DRL, go for them. There is a link here from a member who did this and purchased them from Ebay. If you do a quick search and I think you will find it. Good Luck!
04-28-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,033
Posted By stale-bread

Wrong forum. This is for E Sedans.

Wrong forum. This is for E Sedans.
04-28-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,260
Posted By stale-bread

Congrats! Purchase a Sprintbooster or an...

Congrats! Purchase a Sprintbooster or an equivalent. Also maybe a trunk and window spoiler. And yes, remove the AMG plate surround. :)
04-23-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,140
Posted By stale-bread

Congrats and welcome!

Congrats and welcome!
04-22-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,425
Posted By stale-bread

Wow. Great catch.

Wow. Great catch.
04-22-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 678
Posted By stale-bread

Read through this thread. Maybe yours will be...

Read through this thread. Maybe yours will be covered free of charge even though it is a newer model? Good luck!

https://mbworld.org/forums/e-class-w212/369789-faded-burl-wood-trim-new-e350.html
04-18-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,243
Posted By stale-bread

:rolf:

:rolf:
04-17-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,848
Posted By stale-bread

"It was strange.. they asked for my financial...

"It was strange.. they asked for my financial records to review in exchange for a "possible" settlement. No financial records, then automatic lawsuit. I am sure if they saw more money to be had, they...
04-15-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 18,897
Posted By stale-bread

Please stop feeding the...

Please stop feeding the troll..https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dhtqv9Y_KTk
04-15-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,174
Posted By stale-bread

Nice mods. I'm going to install clear side...

Nice mods. I'm going to install clear side markers as well. Where did you purchase yours? Are you happy with them?
04-09-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,279
Posted By stale-bread

How do the options vary from Sprintbooster? It...

How do the options vary from Sprintbooster? It looks to me they have gone from "instant response" to five other levels of less instant response? I guess that makes some sense. :nix:

The lag is...
04-09-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 21,453
Posted By stale-bread

Had this problem at exactly the same mileage when...

Had this problem at exactly the same mileage when I purchased my CPO. They would not replace the rotors/pads due to being within spec. I've read prior posts that MB USA only replaced these while...
04-09-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,974
Posted By stale-bread

Driving in Mass can get crazy. We are allowed to...

Driving in Mass can get crazy. We are allowed to drive in the breakdown lane during morning/evening rush hours on parts of I-95. This left no safe place for his disabled vehicle.

Glad to hear MB...
04-03-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 47,879
Posted By stale-bread

I completely understand your frustration with...

I completely understand your frustration with this. Unfortunatley MB is not a luxury car brand. They do compete in the luxury car market, but this is not the only area they focus on, unlike BMW,...
04-03-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,208
Posted By stale-bread

I'm looking to tint my front winshield due to...

I'm looking to tint my front winshield due to feeling the heat on my arms and chest in the summer months. Sides and rear tint are already done. From this post I'm assuming I should go with ceramic....
04-03-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,870
Posted By stale-bread

Everyone loves a good humming in the morning,...

Everyone loves a good humming in the morning, even when she queefs..:D
04-03-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,676
Posted By stale-bread

Yeah, I found out the hard way that a washer...

Yeah, I found out the hard way that a washer might have worked. At least I had some touch up paint to repair the scratched surface.:wall:
04-03-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,344
Posted By stale-bread

Sweet ride! Nice tips. Although I think you...

Sweet ride! Nice tips. Although I think you forgot to include the car in your last photo. All I see is a hand waving in front of a mirror. :D
03-27-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,849
Posted By stale-bread

I feel like I just started to get to know you...

I feel like I just started to get to know you Hype. I hope you still chime in on advice for other like me who joined recently. Your experiences help out a lot!Take care.
03-27-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,332
Posted By stale-bread

Looks good 2nice! Hope the install goes smoothly...

Looks good 2nice! Hope the install goes smoothly for you.
03-25-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,272
Posted By stale-bread

If it's free then swap/rotate. I have AWD with...

If it's free then swap/rotate. I have AWD with non staggered and I will rotate at 6k free via Direct Tire. When you make an appt. ahead of time, you are in and out in 20 mins. Plus I live 4 mins....
03-25-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 803
Posted By stale-bread

BTW, This works for every audio source you are...

BTW, This works for every audio source you are listeneing to. Navi, Radio, Satellite, Bluetooth, Aux ect. Independant of each other, and the volume level is remembered for each source.
03-23-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 947
Posted By stale-bread

Likewise. Doesn't bother me as well. I just don't...

Likewise. Doesn't bother me as well. I just don't click on the thread. :nix:
03-23-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 34,948
Posted By stale-bread

Thanks for the info!

Thanks for the info!
03-23-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,652
Posted By stale-bread

:y

:y
03-19-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,331
Posted By stale-bread

I saw a post on Youtube by someone who did this....

I saw a post on Youtube by someone who did this. I don't recall what was involved but i'm sure you could search for it and locate the OP.
03-17-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,128
Posted By stale-bread

Wow! Thats all I can say.

Wow! Thats all I can say.
03-13-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,550
Posted By stale-bread

Hype, you are one of the most knowledegable...

Hype, you are one of the most knowledegable posters on this board. I'm assuming deep down you knew your vehicle's worth and was not too surprised by the offer. I wish it was higher as well,...
03-12-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,853
Posted By stale-bread

@ uasmuscle, it only eliminates the drive by wire...

@ uasmuscle, it only eliminates the drive by wire throttle delay. No HP increase. It basically gets rid of that .5-1.0 second hesistation from when you step on the gas peddle to the engine's...
03-12-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,853
Posted By stale-bread

+1. Instant response for cheap coin. Makes you...

+1. Instant response for cheap coin. Makes you appreciate the 550/350 a little bit more.
03-12-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 21,634
Posted By stale-bread

It is expensive. I was surprised so I looked it...

It is expensive. I was surprised so I looked it up on parts.com. MSRP $970.00. Parts.com $727.00.
...
03-12-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 21,634
Posted By stale-bread

I was told it was a connection/camera issue as...

I was told it was a connection/camera issue as well. They ordered a new camera and installed it, outside of my factory 50K warranty. They wanted to charge me $1,100.00 for the new camera. (this...
03-07-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,368
Posted By stale-bread

IMHO, Cost A4, Fun A6, Reliability Unknown...

IMHO,

Cost A4, Fun A6, Reliability Unknown to me. Overall package is tough to say, other than the fact you can possibly score a 2010 E550 4-Matic P2(V8, loaded) just over 30K?
03-06-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,362
Posted By stale-bread

Not according to this link posted by another...

Not according to this link posted by another member of this forum...http://s1086.photobucket.com/user/shashivr4/media/image-4.jpg.html?filters[user]=118813498&filters[recent]=1&sort=1&o=0
03-05-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,108
Posted By stale-bread

Sorry but NO detail guy. I would take it the MB...

Sorry but NO detail guy. I would take it the MB shop they use for paint and do the entire bumper. The guy who hit you said he would pay for it out of pocket. Take him up on that and have it...
03-05-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,362
Posted By stale-bread

It's similar technology to the Drive Kit Plus...

It's similar technology to the Drive Kit Plus released for the IPhone. Parts and install about 1k. You can use this with the Command and its supported by MB.
03-04-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,023
Posted By stale-bread

EXTREMELY annoying to the point of...

EXTREMELY annoying to the point of ridiculousness. I have never experienced this with BMW.
03-03-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,165
Posted By stale-bread

I'll offer you $100.00.

I'll offer you $100.00.
03-03-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,703
Posted By stale-bread

Awesome!:y

Awesome!:y
03-03-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,649
Posted By stale-bread

Too funny! Met friends after the Boat show at...

Too funny! Met friends after the Boat show at Legal's Harborside late yesterday. A "Sunday Funday."

Totally agree C230Brit. I do need winter beaters but I have limited storage in my condo unit...
03-02-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,649
Posted By stale-bread

Your town will pay for this? That's pretty...

Your town will pay for this? That's pretty amazing. Here in Mass. they wont cover anything anymore including damaged windshields from streets under construction. They post signs that say "Use at your...
03-01-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,604
Posted By stale-bread

This works for me less than half the time. Its...

This works for me less than half the time. Its annoying when it takes 4 plus tries to lock your vehicle when you realize that you could have locked it via the fob and already be on your way.
03-01-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,604
Posted By stale-bread

I do the same as ttoE550 explained. Front or back...

I do the same as ttoE550 explained. Front or back door handles respond to the back of my fist about 90% first time.
02-28-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 880
Posted By stale-bread

Hey Dub, Are you looking for a used one with...

Hey Dub, Are you looking for a used one with airmatic? It really is a nice option to have. Switching between airmatic "comfort" and "sport" is quite noticeable. Also raising the vehicle during minor...
02-28-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,605
Posted By stale-bread

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02-28-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,703
Posted By stale-bread

Good to know! BTW do you have the heated/cooling...

Good to know! BTW do you have the heated/cooling seats? If so how do you keep the cleaner from collecting around the edges of the venting circular holes?
02-26-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 41,856
Posted By stale-bread

How much to you suppose that will cost pierson1?

How much to you suppose that will cost pierson1?
02-26-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,348
Posted By stale-bread

Congrats and I'm glad you went with the 550. :y...

Congrats and I'm glad you went with the 550. :y I'm a gearhead myself and there was no way the 350 would satisfy me as a daily driver.
02-26-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 41,856
Posted By stale-bread

This is one of my biggest complaints about this...

This is one of my biggest complaints about this car.
02-26-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,649
Posted By stale-bread

I feel your pain C230Brit. Ugh, Now I have minor...

I feel your pain C230Brit. Ugh, Now I have minor rim scuffs on my right front and back rims due to a pot hole that was partially filled with sand here in Boston as well. 4 New AMG rims last may, now...
02-25-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,869
Posted By stale-bread

Exactly as drsaab said. P2 with distronic is a...

Exactly as drsaab said. P2 with distronic is a big jump in tech. You wont be disappointed if you can locate one. The 2k plus or more on used wont increase your monthly too much:)
02-23-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,913
Posted By stale-bread

Rims look great! Especially with your paint...

Rims look great! Especially with your paint color. The grill makes it look like a C-Class. Although I do understand what you mean about making the car look older with the stand up hood star.
02-20-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 18,086
Posted By stale-bread

Welcome HillCountryMB, You are a new...

Welcome HillCountryMB,

You are a new customer and I'm assuming most dealers would do this for free to keep your business. If not, what real harm can you do to door pins?? I just put on front...
02-19-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 25,713
Posted By stale-bread

It's a reference from Caddyshack. Spaulding was...

It's a reference from Caddyshack. Spaulding was his spoiled grandson's name. :nix:
02-19-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 25,713
Posted By stale-bread

I am unsure about that. I have read on this board...

I am unsure about that. I have read on this board that it will not. I remove the cable when I have it serviced just to be safe. Takes 30 seconds. Good luck!
02-19-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 75,156
Posted By stale-bread

Funny. I also like how you call it the "nose job...

Funny. I also like how you call it the "nose job edition." Message boards need more humor like what you deliver Instantfob. It breaks up the monotony.
02-18-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 25,713
Posted By stale-bread

It is. I really think it's worth the money. I...

It is. I really think it's worth the money. I bought mine used for 175.00 from another active member here on the forum. It is like night and day with the 550. If it's the only mod you do for under...
02-18-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 25,713
Posted By stale-bread

Oohh Lawd! Now your parents bought you a 550...

Oohh Lawd! Now your parents bought you a 550 because the 350 was too slow for your liking?

.5% problems.

JK. In all honesty, enjoy the ride and spin those tires when appropriate. Pick up a...
02-18-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,140
Posted By stale-bread

Awesome! :y I went with the rim damage here in NE...

Awesome! :y I went with the rim damage here in NE but passed on the tire warranty due to purchasing new tires separately. AMG rims are pricey to replace.
02-18-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 16,569
Posted By stale-bread

I have wondered the same why they don't offer the...

I have wondered the same why they don't offer the package like BMW does. Thanks for the break down Greg. It has put to rest my urge spend the coin and time.
02-18-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,756
Posted By stale-bread

Great deal. Enjoy the new ride!

Great deal. Enjoy the new ride!
02-18-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 75,156
Posted By stale-bread

Exactly Don. Trolls feeds on negative energy.

Exactly Don. Trolls feeds on negative energy.
02-13-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,102
Posted By stale-bread

Thanks for joining the forum!

Thanks for joining the forum!
02-01-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,997
Posted By stale-bread

Do you have any pics that have been painted to...

Do you have any pics that have been painted to match?
01-30-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 918
Posted By stale-bread

Viti is a top rate dealership. I've known one of...

Viti is a top rate dealership. I've known one of the lead salesman before I was remotely interested in a Mercedes . I would have bought from Viti but I was in need of a replacement vehicle ASAP and...
01-29-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 23,210
Posted By stale-bread

Ah...I don't have that option on my IPhone. Just...

Ah...I don't have that option on my IPhone. Just Synch Contacts. I'm running 7.0.3 on AT&T. Wish I could get it to sync.
01-29-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 26,873
Posted By stale-bread

The 2014's can change color? Dang color envy....

The 2014's can change color? Dang color envy. Wish I didn't know this..
01-28-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 52,261
Posted By stale-bread

I agree with you as well. The leather in my E550...

I agree with you as well. The leather in my E550 is stiff and barely retains its leather scent. The Nappa in my BMW was far superior. One thing in MB's defense is maybe it has to be a bit tougher due...
01-28-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,062
Posted By stale-bread

Glad to know it's not just mine. It goes off on...

Glad to know it's not just mine. It goes off on the rare occasion with no one near me at all. The service technician at the dealership said it was due to interference from my K40 Radar/Jammer. I...
01-28-2014, 07:38 PM
01-27-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,831
Posted By stale-bread

I'm just curious but when you turn it in at the...

I'm just curious but when you turn it in at the end of the lease, I assume you will have to return everything to stock specs?
01-27-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 918
Posted By stale-bread

Impressive service by Viti.

Impressive service by Viti.
01-24-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 24,397
Posted By stale-bread

That's.....interesting??

That's.....interesting??
01-24-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,418
Posted By stale-bread

This was what I paid and posted this past May... ...

This was what I paid and posted this past May...

"Here is the deal I made. 2010 E550 with 45K miles. P2 package Sport with pretty much every option including night assist, but lacking pano roof...
01-24-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,179
Posted By stale-bread

:rolf:

:rolf:
01-23-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,290
Posted By stale-bread

GREAT idea new3!

GREAT idea new3!
01-23-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,058
Posted By stale-bread

Thanks! Just ordered them.

Thanks! Just ordered them.
01-22-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,058
Posted By stale-bread

Nice Mods! Oddly enough, I think I like the...

Nice Mods! Oddly enough, I think I like the Glossy vinyl black trim on chrome window and trunk trim is the best. What do you consider the black logo wheel caps? I swapped out my Merc Blue wreath...
01-22-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 953
Posted By stale-bread

To ease your concern then definitely make an...

To ease your concern then definitely make an appt. If you do not see anything hanging, stains on your garage floor, hear any audible changes, or notice any steering issues at high speeds, then I...
01-22-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,402
Posted By stale-bread

So the sensors worked for you too? glad to hear!:y

So the sensors worked for you too? glad to hear!:y
01-22-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 52,261
Posted By stale-bread

How about a leatherette band? :D

How about a leatherette band? :D
01-22-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,280
Posted By stale-bread

+1

+1
01-22-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,158
Posted By stale-bread

You probably want to select "Head Up." This way...

You probably want to select "Head Up." This way the direction you are driving is always pointed up to you rear view mirror.
01-21-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,788
Posted By stale-bread

So are cold air intakes and it doesn't get any...

So are cold air intakes and it doesn't get any less restrictive than this:

Cold Air Intakes Mythbusted - YouTube[/QUOTE]

I knew about the filters being of little to no value but was surprised...
01-21-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,158
Posted By stale-bread

:y

:y
01-21-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,133
Posted By stale-bread

I'm bracing for the same storm arriving now in...

I'm bracing for the same storm arriving now in Boston. You are correct about the handling. Just put on a set of Conti-Pro's DWS a few weeks ago ahead of the last storm. Its excellent in the snow!
...
01-21-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,158
Posted By stale-bread

It's the new Bird-***** avoidance app from MB!...

It's the new Bird-***** avoidance app from MB! Unfortunately due to the inherited slowness of the system, the winged creatures have already left their marks on your vehicle. Totally useless. I've...
01-21-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,017
Posted By stale-bread

Thanks for all you replies. Mechanic at...

Thanks for all you replies. Mechanic at dealership said the noise level is normal. Its just the electronic gear shift mechanism. I guess I got lucky.
01-21-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,290
Posted By stale-bread

Apples vs. Oranges. If you want to give your...

Apples vs. Oranges.

If you want to give your parents a new car, do it. Your preference of color may be very different from your parents. If you want to give them something more affordable, go with...
01-21-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,017
Posted By stale-bread

Minor Transmission Damage?

leaving my office tonight and as I walk up to my car I notice this 2003 Saab is sitting on my bumper. After waiting 20 minutes I was able to find out who the owner was. She claimed she didn't park...
01-20-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,046
Posted By stale-bread

Same here on my 2010. There may have been a...

Same here on my 2010. There may have been a redesign for 2011?

Thanks for posting this info.
01-17-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,587
Posted By stale-bread

Wow. I just purchased the 135k CPO before I hit...

Wow. I just purchased the 135k CPO before I hit 50k this spring. I wonder if this applies to my purchase? I will inquire over the weekend. Thanks for posting this 2006_c350.
01-17-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,305
Posted By stale-bread

Here is the link... ...

Here is the link...

http://www.coindispenser.com/story.html
01-17-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,647
Posted By stale-bread

Tough question. In Mass., If it's reported...

Tough question.

In Mass., If it's reported as an accident and you are found as the offender it will be on your insurance record for 6 years, roughly $150-200/year. So if reported she would be...
01-16-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 720
Posted By stale-bread

Good to hear it was minor and covered! Hopefully...

Good to hear it was minor and covered! Hopefully any residual power steering oil was washed out of the engine compartment.
01-16-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,402
Posted By stale-bread

Mike is correct. My co-worker has an '09 and he...

Mike is correct. My co-worker has an '09 and he bought four used winter tires mounted on OEM rims and sure enough, the sensors from the winter tires kicked in in a few minutes.
01-16-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 47,879
Posted By stale-bread

I hate to say this but you are correct that the...

I hate to say this but you are correct that the wood is much darker. If you have a good relationship with them, then I don't think pointing this out to see what the Service Advisor has to say on it...
01-16-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,220
Posted By stale-bread

If leather really means that much to you then...

If leather really means that much to you then don't settle for MB-Tex., or sometimes referred to as MB-Taxi. This is what MB uses for their taxi fleet. It's more durable, easier to clean, and costs...
01-15-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 47,879
Posted By stale-bread

It's just supply and demand. They will gladly...

It's just supply and demand. They will gladly replace it upon arrival. The stealership definitely wants to do this because it is a simple job for them paid directly from MB. No lift, power tools, and...
01-15-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 51,531
Posted By stale-bread

Looks great!:y

Looks great!:y
01-14-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 741
Posted By stale-bread

Possible battery issue? I ignored the slow...

Possible battery issue? I ignored the slow starting and eventually needed a tow due to a dying battery. Everything else worked fine, just not enough juice to turn the starter motor. Good news was I...
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