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06-19-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,268
Posted By tinman831

OP is asking for opinions. Maybe a point of view...

OP is asking for opinions. Maybe a point of view that he had not considered. :nix:
06-14-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 125,031
Posted By tinman831

The roof spoiler is a VPC installed item so one...

The roof spoiler is a VPC installed item so one could assume that it could be installed at any time after you get the car so long as it’s in stock.
06-13-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 706
Posted By tinman831

You haven’t changed the oil in over two years?

You haven’t changed the oil in over two years?
06-13-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 577
Views: 125,031
Posted By tinman831

My dealer was willing to give me a quote for the...

My dealer was willing to give me a quote for the trade in and honor that quote until the new car comes in.
06-13-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 706
Posted By tinman831

When the sensor fails, it throws an error code....

When the sensor fails, it throws an error code. Another sensor checks the sensor to make sure it works. Just give me a manual dipstick any day. I don’t want to have to warm up the car and wait for up...
06-12-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 706
Posted By tinman831

BMW got rid of the dipstick on many of their cars...

BMW got rid of the dipstick on many of their cars a decade ago. I prefer checking the manual way.
06-10-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,852
Posted By tinman831

Or you just might end up with an awesome suv in...

Or you just might end up with an awesome suv in your driveway.
06-10-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,852
Posted By tinman831

Any idea when they’re expected to come in? :rolf:

Any idea when they’re expected to come in? :rolf:
06-09-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By tinman831

Yeah I probably could have clarified that a bit...

Yeah I probably could have clarified that a bit better. That’s what I get for posting at 3am in the morning.
06-09-2019, 03:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By tinman831

That would depend on the tire. If the tire is...

That would depend on the tire. If the tire is only directional, you can swap left to right. If the tire has a “this side facing out” requirement, then you can’t swap.
06-06-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 577
Views: 125,031
Posted By tinman831

While waiting I keep optioning out an X5 and...

While waiting I keep optioning out an X5 and Cayenne to see what the prices are. For what you get, the GLE is a bargain. I’m still holding out...for now.
05-31-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,713
Posted By tinman831

For the money we are spending, I wouldn’t settle....

For the money we are spending, I wouldn’t settle. However, given your time constraints, I’d start looking for other cars in configurations that would make you happy. You only have a month left. :(
05-29-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,197
Posted By tinman831

Amazon has them. They’re also usually included if...

Amazon has them. They’re also usually included if you buy a set of tie down straps at Home Depot or Lowe’s.
05-29-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,197
Posted By tinman831

Something like this can be used to create a tie...

Something like this can be used to create a tie down attachment point. I'm not sure how stable those two screws will be in holding that hook in place....
05-29-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,197
Posted By tinman831

They make loops that that can wrap around the bar...

They make loops that that can wrap around the bar to create a tie down point. What do you think about those?
05-21-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,246
Posted By tinman831

For most car trims, it’s as simple as popping...

For most car trims, it’s as simple as popping them off with a trim remover. That is unless there’s a screw hidden somewhere. I would only remove it if I had the car repair manual. There’s no way I’d...
05-21-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,157
Posted By tinman831

31 for the front and between 31-39 in the rear...

31 for the front and between 31-39 in the rear depending on what you’re comfortable with.
05-20-2019, 10:55 PM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 578,770
Posted By tinman831

You should be able to at least get an idea of...

You should be able to at least get an idea of when is your allocation and when is the estimated time to finish. Just tell them if you can’t get that info, then you walk with your money. You’re the...
05-20-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 578,770
Posted By tinman831

Does anyone know if the car offers reversing...

Does anyone know if the car offers reversing cross traffic alert?
05-19-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 578,770
Posted By tinman831

Thanks for clearing that up for me. :)

Thanks for clearing that up for me. :)
05-19-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 578,770
Posted By tinman831

Both the 350 and 450. I misspoke though, its the...

Both the 350 and 450. I misspoke though, its the tech package.
05-19-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 578,770
Posted By tinman831

I was just trying to take a look at what my local...

I was just trying to take a look at what my local dealer had in stock today. I noticed one of the builds had this option "Rebuilt DA0 Package" The DA0 package is supposed to be the HUD technology...
05-19-2019, 02:20 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 28,480
Posted By tinman831

They actually look decent on the Macan though. On...

They actually look decent on the Macan though. On the GLE, not so much.
05-18-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,650
Posted By tinman831

What are you looking for? Something comfortable...

What are you looking for? Something comfortable and long lasting? Something better performing? Price range?
05-16-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 125,031
Posted By tinman831

Many customers have have been given promised due...

Many customers have have been given promised due dates that were never met. People make plans around these dates, and when Mercedes can’t deliver what they’ve promised, these customers move on. I’m...
05-16-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 125,031
Posted By tinman831

The article attached to the picture said that the...

The article attached to the picture said that the GLEs pictured were there because of delays. Why are you even in this thread?
05-14-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 577
Views: 125,031
Posted By tinman831

Probably orders waiting for parts so they can be...

Probably orders waiting for parts so they can be completed.
05-13-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 125,031
Posted By tinman831

This was minus a couple of items that you wanted...

This was minus a couple of items that you wanted right? Better to wait for the SUV with the options you want. These things are selling like hot cakes though.
05-11-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,341
Posted By tinman831

I don’t think he meant the 350 pulls harder as in...

I don’t think he meant the 350 pulls harder as in has more torque, as shown with the quotation marks. He’s talking about engine noise. If you’re trying to get both cars up to speed, the 450 is pretty...
05-10-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By tinman831

This. Mobile1 synthetic.

This. Mobile1 synthetic.
05-10-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 29,306
Posted By tinman831

You’re living in the states and got ten percent...

You’re living in the states and got ten percent off? That’s one helluva deal, assuming you can wait for one to come in.
05-10-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 28,480
Posted By tinman831

Is that that polar white or the designo? Looks...

Is that that polar white or the designo? Looks amazing!
05-10-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 125,031
Posted By tinman831

Wow! Ask Mercedes if they’re willing to buy out...

Wow! Ask Mercedes if they’re willing to buy out the BMW for you due to their delays. Otherwise, post your build here, someone may want to claim it if you choose not to purchase it the day it comes in...
05-08-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 807
Posted By tinman831

The X5 and Cayenne have the same black trim as...

The X5 and Cayenne have the same black trim as well.
05-07-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 29,306
Posted By tinman831

Dont be be afraid to reach out to dealers out of...

Dont be be afraid to reach out to dealers out of state. There are still dealers out there willing to cut you a deal. Even if you have to ship the car home, you’ll still be saving more in the long run.
05-03-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 578,770
Posted By tinman831

Not sure how to imbed you tube videos. Here's...

Not sure how to imbed you tube videos. Here's one where they take some GLE's on some light trails to demonstrate it's capability.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MrTLs0n6Pnw

It's in Chinese...
05-03-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 125,031
Posted By tinman831

I only placed my order order four weeks ago, but...

I only placed my order order four weeks ago, but I haven’t heard anything from my dealer since I signed the paperwork.
05-02-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 125,031
Posted By tinman831

Porsche has their own delays with the Cayenne...

Porsche has their own delays with the Cayenne right now. Good luck getting the Cayenne hybrid before the year is up. The other models are about two to three months out the last I checked for a...
05-02-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,097
Posted By tinman831

Go go to windows explorer and right click on your...

Go go to windows explorer and right click on your usb drive. Then click format. There should be an option to change the file system.
05-01-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 15,302
Posted By tinman831

Probably supply issues again. The latest DOG said...

Probably supply issues again. The latest DOG said it wouldn’t be available until Dec 2019.
05-01-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 578,770
Posted By tinman831

I put down $3k. If you’re a frequent shopper...

I put down $3k. If you’re a frequent shopper there, they may wave the deposit.
05-01-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 578,770
Posted By tinman831

Some say that new speakers need to be “broken in”...

Some say that new speakers need to be “broken in” before they reach their full potential. However, even when new, they should sound decent. If it sounds like they’re distorting at normal volumes,...
05-01-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,246
Posted By tinman831

There’s a couple pics in the interior combos...

There’s a couple pics in the interior combos thread.
05-01-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 28,480
Posted By tinman831

Most likely an orange reflector thats required...

Most likely an orange reflector thats required for US spec vehicles.
04-29-2019, 01:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,015
Posted By tinman831

Is disabling the the smart key considered the...

Is disabling the the smart key considered the same as deactivating the keyless go feature?
04-26-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 540
Posted By tinman831

Do the bolts in the box look like regular bolts? ...

Do the bolts in the box look like regular bolts? Take a look at the bolts that are on holding the wheels on right now. Does one of them look different from the rest and fits the key? Maybe the...
04-26-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 578,770
Posted By tinman831

Agreed. If my last two cars weren’t silver, I’d...

Agreed. If my last two cars weren’t silver, I’d opt for the selenite with AMG night package. It just looks so good.
04-25-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 638
Posted By tinman831

According to the website, only the S-class sedans...

According to the website, only the S-class sedans have it?
04-25-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,267
Posted By tinman831

You put in the order today and they’ve already...

You put in the order today and they’ve already given you a date or is that just estimated? My dealer is quoting me 60-90 days but from what others here are posting, it might be delayed even longer...
04-25-2019, 01:59 AM
Replies: 577
Views: 125,031
Posted By tinman831

The load sill protector can be installed onto the...

The load sill protector can be installed onto the suv at any time. As Greg said it’s cheaper to order it vs purchase it as an accessory.
04-24-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,190
Posted By tinman831

I would say the drivers assist, parking assist,...

I would say the drivers assist, parking assist, and MBUX packages are the must haves. I know not everyone likes the nanny systems that take away from the driving experience but I feel that these...
04-23-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,190
Posted By tinman831

When you you place your order, you can let them...

When you you place your order, you can let them know what headliner you want. Let me see if I can attach a picture of the dealer order guide. It’ll give the combinations based on interior color....
04-21-2019, 12:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,341
Posted By tinman831

If you are tall or don’t use the running boards,...

If you are tall or don’t use the running boards, then they are a nuisance. If you need them, then they’re awesome. It’s all personal preference.
04-16-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 125,031
Posted By tinman831

Yikes. I submitted my build two weeks ago as...

Yikes. I submitted my build two weeks ago as well. The dealership originally told me it would take about 3 months before production. I haven't gotten any word from the dealership since day one but...
04-16-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 578,770
Posted By tinman831

Hopefully the wait was worth it. Enjoy in good...

Hopefully the wait was worth it. Enjoy in good health. Don’t forget to take some pictures :)
04-12-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 999
Posted By tinman831

Check out some of the other threads here about...

Check out some of the other threads here about the production delays. Most people are looking at about four to five months from their original order placement if they're lucky.
04-09-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 787
Posted By tinman831

That looks great! How’s it holding up to use?

That looks great! How’s it holding up to use?
04-08-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,297
Posted By tinman831

Have you thought that maybe there's something...

Have you thought that maybe there's something wrong with the speakers or amp? Try changing the equalizer all the way to the left and then right and see if they sound just as loud. If they don't...
04-07-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 578,770
Posted By tinman831

Just finalized my order for a fully loaded GLE. ...

Just finalized my order for a fully loaded GLE. Going to put the deposit down tomorrow. Hopefully I'm not making a mistake given all the delays recently. :hammer:
03-26-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,150
Posted By tinman831

Can anyone confirm that this is the case? That...

Can anyone confirm that this is the case? That the performance exhaust is quieter in comfort mode? Thanks.
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