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Forum: C450/C43 AMG
12-11-2018, 10:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,651
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Where are you located? Shop website?

Where are you located? Shop website?
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-24-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,854
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

All- if I wanted to throw a 15 mm spacer on the...

All- if I wanted to throw a 15 mm spacer on the rears would I rub? Current specs in rear are 19x9.5 ET 45. 15 mm spacer would bring ET to 30. Lowered on H&R springs. Thanks!
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
05-24-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 597
Views: 170,744
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Adding a few new shots of...

Adding a few new shots of...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
05-07-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,854
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

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

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/747x1024/c0472e23_d69b_4e7c_8760_cd1fce725a56_fe3f88d394c083b18820dc0b301c73984e483bec.jpeghttps://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
05-07-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,854
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

A few more shots of the wheels from cars and...

A few more shots of the wheels from cars and coffee last weekend.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
05-06-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,287
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Once you remove the screws from the nylon...

Once you remove the screws from the nylon brackets you can wiggle the tips out from the rear of the car. You need to slightly pull open the opening around the tips and slowly slide one side under...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-30-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,854
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

It was my pleasure, Iím very happy with the...

It was my pleasure, Iím very happy with the quality of the wheels. My only complaint is that they ship with silver wheel bolts! I could have cried. If you guys want to show me some love and offer...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-30-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,854
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Thanks man! It took me a while to finally pull...

Thanks man! It took me a while to finally pull the trigger on wheels for this car. I just couldnít make up my mind. I was worried the black on black would be too much but am happy with the outcome.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-25-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,854
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Fitted the wheels today and am overall very happy...

Fitted the wheels today and am overall very happy with the look. I may consider going a bit lower and switching from H&R springs to the adjustable H&R VTFs. Pics below: sorry for poor quality but...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-24-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,854
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Wheels have arrived and spacers are all bolted...

Wheels have arrived and spacers are all bolted up.
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/bb53f86f_404d_4959_9ea8_39d703c2e5bf_f80cc9d2ab0f062622a68daed538872b3fe63810.jpeg...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-23-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,854
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/8f927fe8_e27c_46fd_b3b2_2eedaa1539c7_2ea5617e698af24d2158fece9f491e32a6c11555.jpeg...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-17-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,854
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Here's some pictures of the HRE FF04's mounted on...

Here's some pictures of the HRE FF04's mounted on a C300:
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1024x683/24302071957_36c3abe6ac_b_b0a5dd4b281dc6b82ad71362b95853652338143a.jpg...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-17-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,854
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Fitting HRE FF04 FLOW FORM Documenting my experience

There's many threads popping up regarding wheel fitments, as this platform provides some challenges due to the c63 front suspension being fit into the more narrow front fenders of the c43. I'd like...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-17-2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 69,530
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

I agree that itís not ideal that spacers need to...

I agree that itís not ideal that spacers need to be used, but unless you go custom, there arenít a lot of options that fit without spacers. Regarding tire size, I chose the standard tire size with...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-16-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 69,530
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

I plan on running 225/40/19 for fronts and...

I plan on running 225/40/19 for fronts and 255/35/19 for rears
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-16-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 69,530
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

How about HRE FF04'S? I just ordered a set and...

How about HRE FF04'S? I just ordered a set and the specs are:
19x8.5 Front ET 47
19X9.5 Rear ET 45

HRE Recommends a 20mm spacer for front bringing ET to 27. I'm wondering if a 15mm spacer will...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-16-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Mods-Please delete. I've decided to go another...

Mods-Please delete. I've decided to go another direction. Thank you.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-15-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Any forum vendors offering deals on Vorsteiner wheels?

Looking to purchase new wheels and thought there might be a vendor on here offering deals on Vorsteiner? Iím seeing pretty standard pricing across the board. Please PM me.

Thank you!
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-14-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 69,530
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Anyone have experience running Vorsteiner VFF...

Anyone have experience running Vorsteiner VFF 103s?
I can get a 8.5 5x112 for fronts ET 45 (assuming would need to run 15 spacer to bring ET to 30).
Reat option is 9.5 5x112 ET 37 or 46. I think...
Forum: Marketplace
04-05-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,176
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

How much for the carbon fiber center console? ...

How much for the carbon fiber center console? Just the console. Dont need vents or stereo parts. Thanks
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-05-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,849
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Been quiet for a while... new updates. New...

Been quiet for a while... new updates. New Grille installed. Might sell the old one if any forum members are interested? I still think the old grille is really nice but wanted something similar to...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-05-2018, 11:45 AM
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
11-04-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,265
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Update: I received the car back from Mercedes. ...

Update: I received the car back from Mercedes. The fuel Pump software was updated by the dealer per AMR's recommendation to fix the car throwing a code and going into limp mode. I am happy to...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
11-03-2017, 06:25 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,265
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

I agree that there could be multiple factors...

I agree that there could be multiple factors which are leading some cars to go into limp mode which may have nothing to do with the tune. I can only speak for my own situation when I say that my car...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
11-02-2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,265
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

ive asked them nicely and reminded them that it's...

ive asked them nicely and reminded them that it's fair to ask for a simple software update when you spend 60k on a new Mercedes. Some dealers will be harder to work with than others. That being...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
11-02-2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,265
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

All, I'm grateful that forums like these...

All,

I'm grateful that forums like these exist where members can share their experiences as it helps others. I feel compelled to share my experience in hopes it helps others as well. First,...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-30-2017, 02:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,044
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Bora, what is our actual stock max boost and what...

Bora, what is our actual stock max boost and what is the actual modified increased boost you are getting with the JB1? I cant seem to find any concensus on stock boost vs increased boost with...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-20-2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,849
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

New modifications to front grill. Painted the...

New modifications to front grill. Painted the grille satin black and made the chrome center pieces out of carbon fiber. Painted the star with a black paint containing a slight silver flake in the...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-17-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,849
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

I purchased the adaptor and then realized that...

I purchased the adaptor and then realized that the diameter of the hole was slightly too small for the stock boost pressure sensor to properly seat into. So I then machined out the hole diameter to...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-09-2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,849
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Boost tap to get vacuum and boost right from the...

Boost tap to get vacuum and boost right from the manifold under stock boost sensor. Had to mill out the hole in the original adaptor to fit the stock sensor diameter. ...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-09-2017, 08:32 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,849
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Indeed. Have ordered a used center console off...

Indeed. Have ordered a used center console off eBay to do in full carbon. Didn't want to leave the car without a center console while I'm working on the carbon fiber lamination. Will take me a few...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-09-2017, 08:26 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,849
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

I mean what is "necessary?" LOL Lowering the car...

I mean what is "necessary?" LOL Lowering the car isn't necessary. Modifying the engine for more power isn't necessary.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-09-2017, 08:15 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,849
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Update: carbon fiber seat back inserts made and...

Update: carbon fiber seat back inserts made and fitted. ...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-07-2017, 09:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 946
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Looking for MB Coding services

Any shops or members who have Xentry offer coding services? Need a feature enabled and dealer won't do it. Will pay for services. Thank you!
09-30-2017, 10:02 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 55,665
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Wow-this is very very interesting information. ...

Wow-this is very very interesting information. As one of the worries i had was if the engine had to be removed to do a turbo upgrade. Are you a mercedes tech by chance?
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
09-01-2017, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,077
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Ha, was just about to send you info and I saw...

Ha, was just about to send you info and I saw NYCSoil sent you the link to the engine thread i posted. Turbos are made by IHI. The left and right side turbos are slightly different sizes. They are...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-30-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,873
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/80-img_2985_fdf0e66bc10f4ae2caec48e7d069abc41e7260bd.jpgThese are all the after photos...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-30-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,873
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Installed 15mm H&R Spacers all around today, on...

Installed 15mm H&R Spacers all around today, on 18" factory Five Spoke Wheels. I am lowered on H&R springs. Also ordered 43mm wheel bolts for front/rear from H&R. 14x1.5x43 ball seat. Overall...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-26-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,771
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Here is a very rudimentary diagram I made up...

Here is a very rudimentary diagram I made up showing how I think th factory oil seperator works, how i've connected the 1 catch can and how you could run two catch cans. Any...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-26-2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,771
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Heres pictures of where the hard line feeds from...

Heres pictures of where the hard line feeds from the oil seperator into the passenger side turbo intake, below the airfilter....
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-26-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,771
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

In order to run the catch can I made a fitting...

In order to run the catch can I made a fitting that fits into the intake manifold where the one way valve disc originally fitted. One one end I added a nipple for my boost gauge, one the other end I...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-26-2017, 08:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,771
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Update: Over the last few weeks I have been...

Update: Over the last few weeks I have been running a catch can setup using a universal catch can from ECS tuning. The can is under vacuum, because when I remove the sealed dipstick in the can with...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-26-2017, 08:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,771
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Update: It's been a while since I updated this...

Update: It's been a while since I updated this thread. Here's whats news with this project After much research I found out that our engines have a built in oil seperator located in the "V" of the...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-25-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,271
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

I have posted a video of the awe track exhaust...

I have posted a video of the awe track exhaust paired with weistec downpipes on my car in the thread where I made the custom rear difuser. It didn't change the pops and crackles, as this is...
08-24-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 55,665
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

The AMR guys are great. I have personally...

The AMR guys are great. I have personally installed downpipes on my c43 and I bet you can get to the turbos from underneath the car with the splash shields removed. It is tight on the sides of the...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-24-2017, 10:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 17,735
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

More pictures of our factory turbos. One is...

More pictures of our factory turbos. One is actually larger than the other and they are sequential turbos.

...
08-24-2017, 10:11 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 55,665
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

If you are looking for a C43 to work on a turbo...

If you are looking for a C43 to work on a turbo upgrade for the 3.0 Biturbo v6 I would be all over this!
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-24-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 22,015
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Thank you! Hoping to see some others modding a...

Thank you! Hoping to see some others modding a bit more as well and sharing their knowledge in the forums for others.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-24-2017, 07:45 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,849
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

LOL. Thanks man. Trust me I would prefer to not...

LOL. Thanks man. Trust me I would prefer to not do a lot of this stuff on mine own and wish more aftermarket options were available, but when something doesn't exist I ask myself if "I can do that."...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-23-2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,849
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

I liked the black ash myself, but the model i was...

I liked the black ash myself, but the model i was able to get my hands on didn't have it. I purchased the coupe in December 16 so there weren't a lot of coupes on lots at that point. The gloss...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-23-2017, 10:22 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,849
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

The problem with the vinyl wrap is that it hasn't...

The problem with the vinyl wrap is that it hasn't held up as I expected. Wrapping anything under the hood is out of the question. The heat generated lifts the vinyl.

I actually removed the...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-23-2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,849
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Made carbon fiber headlight switch surround. ...

Made carbon fiber headlight switch surround.
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/80-img_2061_d23fa0d6d517e3f8bd8783f7d06c8cef5ae7ca03.jpg
...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-23-2017, 09:59 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,849
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Next mod: Making progress on cleaning up the...

Next mod: Making progress on cleaning up the engine bay. made another version of the engine cover with real carbon fiber and also made the rear bay plastic cover panel out of real carbon fiber....
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-23-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,849
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

-Next mod: Modified the Mercedes add on rear...

-Next mod: Modified the Mercedes add on rear flics. When you buy these from Mercedes the y come with a blank plate which covers the oem "fake" grill material. So when you your looking through the...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-23-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,849
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Painted all the emblems with black Plastidip and...

Painted all the emblems with black Plastidip and used metalizer over top. It ended coming out like a gunmetal. Very pleased with the reuslts....
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-23-2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,849
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Updated : -Made a custom rear difusor from the...

Updated :
-Made a custom rear difusor from the factory coupe difuser, to fit quad exhaust tips. The difuser was made by cutting the original difuser and plastic welded and blended so there were no...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-23-2017, 09:25 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,849
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Been a while since I updated this thread: ...

Been a while since I updated this thread:

-Added custom mechanical boost gauge. Had gauge made by speedhut and I made my own boost tap to get vacuum and boost off the manifold. I also custom...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-23-2017, 09:17 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 22,015
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/80-img_1715_89aa389c104acc06700efb7a8b1b9ec0149c78dd.jpgRandom grill shot
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-23-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 996
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Thanks for all for sharing your experiences. ...

Thanks for all for sharing your experiences. I've decided to run the factory wheels/tires on spacers until next summer, when i'll replace with an aftermarket setup. Hopefully by then the tires will...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-21-2017, 09:19 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 22,220
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

This was happening to a few guys at the track on...

This was happening to a few guys at the track on stage 2 with tunes from various vendors. Please share the code of the fuel pump software upgrade when you get it from the dealer. I'd be curious to...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-21-2017, 09:07 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,873
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-21-2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,873
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Thanks for the Feedback. I went with this setup...

Thanks for the Feedback. I went with this setup because I saw someone else on here I think "AIMLESS" who had the 18" factory wheels and ran 15mm spacers on front and back and said it worked once he...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-21-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,873
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

So I'm running the factory 18" 5 spoke wheels. I...

So I'm running the factory 18" 5 spoke wheels. I want to run spacers on them until I upgrade wheels and tires. I went with H&R 15mm spacers for front and rear and ordered 14x1.5x43mm extended...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-20-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,195
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

LOL, your guess is as good as mine? I did three...

LOL, your guess is as good as mine? I did three runs and all three seemed a bit different. Either way our car has so much lag off the line without launch control.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-20-2017, 08:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,195
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Here's Mine. Coupe, AMR Stage 2. 85 degrees...

Here's Mine. Coupe, AMR Stage 2. 85 degrees outside twmp


https://youtu.be/tNPV1ngQ1Ho
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-20-2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,110
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Little video for you guys. ...

Little video for you guys. https://youtu.be/iNEqn9wNu5w


<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/iNEqn9wNu5w" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-20-2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 22,015
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Nice! I've been looking at some of the TSW wheel...

Nice! I've been looking at some of the TSW wheel offerings. I like the Bathurst in gunmetal.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-20-2017, 09:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 996
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

How many miles are you getting before needing to replace run flats?

Debating on getting new wheels/tires and trying to sell old ones or running spacers for now on the factory 18" run flats, and replacing when I need new tires. Option 2 would allow me to just...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-01-2017, 05:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,110
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

I decided to paint the tips black so that they...

I decided to paint the tips black so that they wouldn't stand out as much. I also made longer exhaust hangers to drop the tail pipes down a bit lower. The high heat paint i purchased by VHT ended...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
07-30-2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,110
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Glad the feedback is positive this time. I felt...

Glad the feedback is positive this time. I felt like I got hammered on the first attempt. Aftermarket modification is not easy with this vehicle because there aren't a lot of resources for...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
07-29-2017, 08:29 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,110
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1042/80-img_2445_a35fdf28284cf017b309ec87cf1bfa1dc4b2f07b.jpg...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
07-27-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,176
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

I had installed downpipes between my stage 1 and...

I had installed downpipes between my stage 1 and 2 tune. You will be fine as long as you stay out of boost. You may get a check engine light, but you can remove this with a simple OBDII reader. ...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
07-25-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 17,735
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

There was a thread in the c450 section where...

There was a thread in the c450 section where someone removed the baffling and said they heard the turbos spool more, but I think he ended up putting them back in. ...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
07-25-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 17,735
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Yes, that caught my attention as well. The car...

Yes, that caught my attention as well. The car can take E85 ethanol. And the intake system is designed with noise baffling to make it quiet. Shame that no one has produced an intake system yet. I...
07-25-2017, 08:56 AM
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
07-25-2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,905
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

These pics should show the location of any clips...

These pics should show the location of any clips or screws which hold them on. Im sure once unscrewed you can pry them off with trim removal tools....
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
07-25-2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 17,735
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1600x1200/80-s_l1600_10_li_b241201fc641171cbf50c33ba455101f0a31c00b.jpg

more parts labeled
...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
07-25-2017, 08:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 17,735
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/663x400/80-mercedes_amg_450_engine_2017_03_20_00_40_44_utc__e16b385b5517481a04e63caf4d41149368fe3b3c.jpg

sensors
...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
07-25-2017, 08:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 17,735
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

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

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/900x600/80-nico_rosberg_mercedes_formel_1_test_silverstone_2014_fotoshowbigimage_59627029_792637_2017_03_20_00_40_44_utc__7d330b5f3b91599d0371cf4...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
07-25-2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 17,735
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

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

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/620x349/80-2017_e_sedan_e43_amg_004_mcfo_fd760eea32b61a04770d4a819873a8313664b1f8.jpg
...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
07-25-2017, 08:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 17,735
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

THE MERCEDES-BENZ 3.0-L V6 DI GASOLINE ENGINE...

THE MERCEDES-BENZ 3.0-L V6 DI GASOLINE ENGINE WITH TWIN TURBO

With the launch of the 3.0-l V6 gasoline engine with direct injection and twin turbo- charging, called M276 DELA 30, a new member...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
07-25-2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 17,735
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

The M276 DELA 30 DI BI Turbo V6 Thread

This thread is for all technical information related to Mercedes M276 DELA 30 Direct Injected Bi Turbo v6. Please feel free to contribute any technical resources or information you have for the...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
07-22-2017, 01:34 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,502
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

I plasti dipped my front emblem and have used it...

I plasti dipped my front emblem and have used it on other vehicles in the past. The key i've founn is in the application. You want to treat it like paint. Apply a very light first coat, followed...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
07-22-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,110
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

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

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1205/80-img_2377_7a9ff531d562f8b1e072a767acf123f7dd403fbb.jpg...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
07-22-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,110
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

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

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/80-img_2370_53ed0d9a3f3a8a8695be72112094b525eefb9d96.jpg...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
07-16-2017, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 572
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Removal of rear reflectors on c43amg coupe

In the spirit of knowledge sharing: Here's a DIY to remove the rear reflectors on the coupe.

1. The reflectors cannot be removed from the outside with a trim removal tool. They just be pushed...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
07-15-2017, 10:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,110
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Insert stupid comment trying to be funny here.

Insert stupid comment trying to be funny here.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
07-09-2017, 11:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,110
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

The cuts were clean and measures spot on. The...

The cuts were clean and measures spot on. The reason they don't look perfect in the picture is because I put silver heat tape around them and on inside of difusor to protect from the Exhaust and you...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
07-09-2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,110
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

I actually think the best look is without the...

I actually think the best look is without the diffuser because it's more open, maybe I can mock something up to mimics this contour but fill the space...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
07-09-2017, 07:04 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,110
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

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

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/80-img_2092_339857135aef9bc2a9a7c62cdb2cc93855b773c4.jpg3WD brabus exhaust tips and rear diffuser modification...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
07-09-2017, 06:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,110
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Agreed. I will do spacers on my next wheel/tire...

Agreed. I will do spacers on my next wheel/tire setup but for now I'll run these until they wear out.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
07-08-2017, 09:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,110
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Rough crowd in here. I agree that staggered tips...

Rough crowd in here. I agree that staggered tips would be best, but this is all I could find in a 2.5" in and 4" out quad exhaust tip. I may have these welded to make them staggered as that will...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
07-07-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,110
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

C43AMG Coupe Custom rear diffuser and real exhaust tips

I never liked the look of the fake exhaust tips that our cars come with and wanted something more aggressive. After about three weeks of work, plastic welding and bondo (non of which I ever did...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
07-07-2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,531
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

I'm not using a vacuum line. I'm getting boost...

I'm not using a vacuum line. I'm getting boost and vacuum straight from the manifold. If you look at the adaptor I made, it plugs into the manifold and then one side goes to boost line nipple and...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
07-07-2017, 09:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,531
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Sorry for long delay in posting updates. The...

Sorry for long delay in posting updates. The boost gauge is completed and working. There are no vacuum lines coming off the manifold. There are only two places you can get boost and vacuum from...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-08-2017, 04:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,531
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

I ran the boost gauge sensor from behind the dash...

I ran the boost gauge sensor from behind the dash and through a gromet on the drivers side of the engine bay. Then routed under rain tray trim and found a really nice spot to mount the pressure...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-08-2017, 09:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,531
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Custom Gauge from Speedhut showed up. Great...

Custom Gauge from Speedhut showed up. Great quality and craftsmanship. I made a custom spacer and got it to fit in the original vent housing by taking the vent apart and removing the vent fins. I...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-02-2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 939
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Can I see a picture of how the difusor was...

Can I see a picture of how the difusor was modified for the exhaust tips?
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-02-2017, 01:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,531
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

After further research I don't think the vacuum...

After further research I don't think the vacuum lines coming from the waste gates or the vacuum pump are good candidates to get boost and vacuum since they aren't reading from the manifold. I'm...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-02-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,531
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Now let's complicate this further...there is some...

Now let's complicate this further...there is some sort of line which is tapped into the front of the manifold pictured below. Per the diagram this is a "vent line" which runs out of the front of the...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-02-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,531
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Typically when installing a boost gauge You want...

Typically when installing a boost gauge You want to get vacuum pressure from the manifold-right? However in this setup vacuum is coming from the vacuum pump, and I cant find a Vacuum line that is...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-02-2017, 11:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,531
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Mercedes c43AMG Vacuum system: From what I...

Mercedes c43AMG Vacuum system:

From what I can gather the vacuum system starts at the vacuum pump located on drivers rear side of the engine. A line comes off the top of the vacuum pump and runs...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-02-2017, 10:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,531
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Step 1: Dash has been taken apart and the vent...

Step 1: Dash has been taken apart and the vent has been removed. After carefully looking at vent I was able to completely disassemble the out and inner vent and trim rings. I plan on mounting the...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-02-2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,531
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Mechanical Boost Gauge Installation in Mercedes C43 coupe

This thread is to document and discuss my effort to install a mechanical boost gauge in the c43 AMG Coupe.

Why do it: Even though we have a "boost gauge" on the dash, it doesn't really show...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-02-2017, 09:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,771
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Catch cans are a very popular modification for...

Catch cans are a very popular modification for highly modified forced induction cars. Even on newer vehicles when you start tuning the engines for more boost it can create more issues with blow...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-01-2017, 05:18 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 170,744
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Not as black as it may look in pictures. A lot...

Not as black as it may look in pictures. A lot of what looks dark is carbon fiber, like the mirror caps and front lip. I actually like the silver accents on the small pieces of the grille. I'm...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-01-2017, 04:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,771
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

I dont want to let the cat out of the bag, but a...

I dont want to let the cat out of the bag, but a meth kit may be soon in the works ;)
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-01-2017, 04:43 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 170,744
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/80-gopr0315_eb2865ea5281088b6d41af73b9ebcdccbb0cb5c8.jpg
...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
05-31-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,771
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

I guess i'll be the guinea pig on this since no...

I guess i'll be the guinea pig on this since no one has installed a catch can system on the m276 motor. I went ahead and purchased a universal catch can from ECS tuning and have begun to research...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
05-30-2017, 11:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,771
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Catch Can for M276 engine?

Looking into installing a universal catch can for our motors. No vendor offers a complete kit yet. I'm not sure if I need a two port or three port and also where I should tap into for the hose...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
05-25-2017, 08:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,712
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Here is a video of the Awe Track Exhaust with...

Here is a video of the Awe Track Exhaust with Weistec catless downpipes.
https://youtu.be/UhO1AGRYdk0
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
05-25-2017, 08:06 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,849
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Here is a video of the AWE Track Exhaust+ Weistec...

Here is a video of the AWE Track Exhaust+ Weistec Catless Downpipes. Sorry for the poor sound quality, I need an external mic setup for my go pro.[URL="https://youtu.be/UhO1AGRYdk0"]
05-20-2017, 09:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,241
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

will this work on the coupe as well? Very...

will this work on the coupe as well? Very interested.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
05-17-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 363
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Rain tray cover change

Anyone know why the engine cover compartments that comprise the rain trays changed from the c400 to c450/c43? I'm thinking about cutting mine down as I never liked the look of all that plastic. I was...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
05-15-2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 170,744
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Those look great man, mind if I ask how much they...

Those look great man, mind if I ask how much they were? I'm still considering wheels.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
05-11-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,509
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Exactly! Completely summed up my thought process.

Exactly! Completely summed up my thought process.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
05-11-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,849
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Yes, I tuned the car prior to 1,000 miles being...

Yes, I tuned the car prior to 1,000 miles being on it.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
05-11-2017, 02:11 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,849
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Thanks Brien. Good catch on the dealership!

Thanks Brien. Good catch on the dealership!
05-11-2017, 07:50 AM
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
05-09-2017, 02:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,509
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

I'm not mentioning the vendor because I feel the...

I'm not mentioning the vendor because I feel the issues I had was a one off issue, also I feel the vendor was responsive, and worked with me to resolve the issue in a professional manner. If I...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
05-06-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,509
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

My advice is your experience with mercedes...

My advice is your experience with mercedes dealers will vary greatly from shop to shop, and from tech to tech. I always try to form a relationship with a specific tech with the right personality to...
05-06-2017, 08:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 823
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

FS: New in Box Weistec M156AMG High Flow Air Filters for V8

Selling a set of two high flow Cotton Synthetic woven fiber air filters for the M156 v8 Engine made by weistec. These retail for 174.99. I'm asking $110.00 shipped to your door. Picture below....
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
05-04-2017, 02:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,509
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

LOL, I know you're kidding but you're not far off...

LOL, I know you're kidding but you're not far off the truth. The dealer told me flat out that they would void my warranty with all the work done to the car, so I handled it a different way besides...
05-03-2017, 10:06 AM
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
05-03-2017, 10:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,509
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Update** Sorry I've been away the past few days...

Update** Sorry I've been away the past few days on business travel. This issue is now resolved. The ECU was flashed to stock and reflashed with stage 2 tune and running great. This seemed to be...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
05-03-2017, 09:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,712
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Here's some side by side comparison pictures of...

Here's some side by side comparison pictures of the factory exhaust next to track exhaust....
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
05-03-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,712
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Josh, We met at your corporate office in...

Josh,

We met at your corporate office in Horsham on Friday. I have the black c43 coupe. I purchased the track edition exhaust and installed it over the weekend and just wanted to share my...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-27-2017, 06:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,328
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

The adapter on the passenger side of vehicle is...

The adapter on the passenger side of vehicle is ridiculously hard to install. You will have to remove hoses, connections and wires for the coolant bottle and lift up and move coolant bottle out of...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-27-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,712
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Hi Josh, Just to confirm- are the Awe exhausts...

Hi Josh, Just to confirm- are the Awe exhausts for the sedan and coupe exactly the same? If so, i may stop by this week and pick one up. Also, what are the electric valve simulators?
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-26-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,509
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Thank you all for the helpful suggestions and...

Thank you all for the helpful suggestions and sorry for the delay. I've been traveling the last few days. First, I am intentionally not mentioning the tuning vendor because I don't want to place...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-23-2017, 03:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,509
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Hooked up Diagnostics reader today to OBDII: Got...

Hooked up Diagnostics reader today to OBDII: Got a whole bunch of codes. I suspect some of these codes may just be due to the ECU tune but unsure.

I cleared the codes but the ones related to the...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-23-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,509
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Another shining example of how friendly and...

Another shining example of how friendly and helpful members of these forums are. I've been members of other car forums where members were actually car enthusiasts who enjoyed modifying their...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-23-2017, 07:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,509
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Whats wrong with my car; is ECU bricked after software tune?

Absolutely disgusted right now. I have been running stage 1 software tune and was very happy with it for the last two months. Then of course I wanted more power, so I decided to install Weistec...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-21-2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,849
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

I purchased the rear flics from mercedes and then...

I purchased the rear flics from mercedes and then sanded them down and carbon fiber laminated them so they weren't just black. They are expensive for what they are around $300.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-15-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,056
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Its difficult to answer that question with real...

Its difficult to answer that question with real evidence as I don't have the equipment to test airflow. In my opinion based off looking at the design of the intake tubing, it appears there could be...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-15-2017, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,056
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

No aftermarket intake options for M276 V6 Biturbo Engine

Over the last few weeks I've been researching intake options for the M276 v6 biturbo Engine platform. Too make a long story short, there aren't any. AWE tuning was working on an S Flow carbon...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-15-2017, 09:26 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,849
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

2 updates: 1. Installed Weistec Downpipes...

2 updates:

1. Installed Weistec Downpipes over the weekend and made instructions in another post -since there weren't any. Waiting on stage 2 tune from AMR to start her up.

2. Also,...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-15-2017, 09:17 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,849
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

A really good idea would be to 3D print the...

A really good idea would be to 3D print the insert plates with an actual grille pattern like the factory ones. The ones on the flics are just flat black. I thought about modifying them but figured...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-15-2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,849
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Thanks-that's very constructive criticism :D

Thanks-that's very constructive criticism :D
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-09-2017, 07:52 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,849
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

I'm not sure what gangsta means. Is that a term...

I'm not sure what gangsta means. Is that a term of endearment or an insult? lol:nix:
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-08-2017, 09:01 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,197
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

13% off MSRP. Have family that works for MB USA

13% off MSRP. Have family that works for MB USA
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-08-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,787
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Weistec Downpipe Installation Instructions for c43amg/c450

I'm in process of installing the Weistec downpipes and became frustrated with the lack of installation instructions on these, so decided to DIY and write down the steps I followed. Note: I did this...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-05-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 170,744
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

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

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1408/80-img_1288_548a27d0362d43da0a2fb34319cca095d5804295.jpgJust one for today.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-05-2017, 08:22 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,849
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Installed H&R sport springs over the weekend with...

Installed H&R sport springs over the weekend with a friend. Stance looks near perfect- just need wheels to bring flush. One issue- I'm getting a grinding/ light scraping sound from front right...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-30-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,849
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Next mod was to order the rear flics for the c43...

Next mod was to order the rear flics for the c43 coupe. After much research I found the correct part number for the coupe is A 205 880 99 03. When they arrived I was pretty dissapointed at the...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-30-2017, 08:31 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,849
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

The chrome strips on the grille were wrapped in...

The chrome strips on the grille were wrapped in vinyl. I didn't want to remove the entire front bumper in order to remove the grille and the center grille piece.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-29-2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,849
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

A few updates to this thread... 1. I...

A few updates to this thread...

1. I finished the carbon fiber trim pieces for the steering wheel.
2. Black hood badge has been swapped in.
3. Rock Gaurds added beind front wheel well, they...
03-29-2017, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 804
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

SOLD!!!

SOLD!!!
03-26-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 155,539
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Great piece of advice regaridng matching the...

Great piece of advice regaridng matching the rolling diameter. I used a calculator on 10 10 tires and it looks like the variance between 25/40/19 for Fronts and 255/35/19 for the rears is around...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-24-2017, 10:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

It's easy to remove airbag. Disconnect battery. ...

It's easy to remove airbag. Disconnect battery. Then look to either side of steering wheel by the paddle shifters- you will see two hidden holes beneath a plastic covering. Push a screw driver...
03-24-2017, 08:49 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 155,539
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Thats a really neat idea actually. Here is a pic...

Thats a really neat idea actually. Here is a pic of 225/40/19 on a 19x8.5. To me it looks good, but some say the sidewall isn't thick enough. N...
03-24-2017, 07:03 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 155,539
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Okay now about tires... on 19x8.5 Front and...

Okay now about tires... on 19x8.5 Front and 19x9.5 rear, it looks like some are running 225/40/19 and 255/35/19. Ive also seen 235/40/19 front and 265/35/19. Are there any visual comparisons? I...
03-24-2017, 07:06 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 155,539
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

I'm going to pull the trigger on these and see...

I'm going to pull the trigger on these and see how it works out, worse come to worse I'll need a larger spacer. I'll post pics once installed. For the 3mm spacer would that require longer wheel...
03-23-2017, 03:01 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 155,539
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Thanks again guys. So just to confirm: if I go...

Thanks again guys. So just to confirm: if I go with 19x8.5 ET 35 front with a 3mm spacer that will bring my ET to 32. And 19x9.5 ET 45 Rear with no spacers this setup should fit?
03-23-2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 155,539
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Wow-this is fantastic. Thanks so much for taking...

Wow-this is fantastic. Thanks so much for taking the time to explain all of this. The factory specs on the 18" wheels for the c43 i'm currently using are 7.5x18 ET33
8.5x18 ET49

So for the new...
03-23-2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 155,539
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Okay guys I found a wheel offering i like but am...

Okay guys I found a wheel offering i like but am stuck between a few setup options and hoping someone can help. Would either of these setups fit a c43 coupe lowered on H&R and would spacers be...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-23-2017, 08:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,178
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Thanks guys, I was using previous specs on wheels...

Thanks guys, I was using previous specs on wheels i found from other users on the c450 wheel thread. Below are three wheel specs which people have used that work, and they seem pretty close to the...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-22-2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,178
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

I just spoke to VMR: For the V804 they can offer...

I just spoke to VMR: For the V804 they can offer
Front: 19x8.5 ET 35
Rear: 19x9.5 ET35 or 45

I think 19x8.5 ET 35 for front and18x9.5 ET 45 for rears would work with that setup?
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-22-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,178
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

VMR said they haven't done wheels on the C43 yet,...

VMR said they haven't done wheels on the C43 yet, but suggested the following specs-19x8.5 ET35 for front and rear. Not sure if this will fit but id prefer a staggered setup.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-22-2017, 02:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 713
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

So it looks like it could just be a straight...

So it looks like it could just be a straight turbo swap. Any MB techs out there able to lookup pricing on the turbos for the new E43 from MB? I'd be willing to ping AMR and see if they could create...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-22-2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,488
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Agreed, it looks like you can just pop the bumper...

Agreed, it looks like you can just pop the bumper back in. There are screws under the hood which attach the bumper to the front of the car.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-22-2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 713
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Morendi in Russia E43 Turbo Swap into C43

FYI- just saw on IG that Morendi has successfully swapped the new Turbos from the E43 into the C43. I wish they were in USA as this would be an awesome swap. Factory specs on the E43 is 396HP vs...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-22-2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,488
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Ugh... sorry to hear this! Excuse to get an...

Ugh... sorry to hear this! Excuse to get an aftermarket diffuser/bumper?
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-22-2017, 09:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,178
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Thoughts on VMR Wheels for C43 Coupe on H&R Springs

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1024x683/80-titan_brinze_v804_d6f8a218f2924ecc86ec897c30f01b8dc9bcbe13.jpg
...
03-21-2017, 09:09 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,100
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Could you PM me a price for the SV101 in gold or...

Could you PM me a price for the SV101 in gold or bronze finish for a 2017 C43AMG Coupe, lowered on H&R springs. Looking for 19" diameter staggered setup. Shipped to 19446.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-19-2017, 07:03 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,849
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Don't hate...and ALWAYS use protection.

Don't hate...and ALWAYS use protection.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-18-2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,960
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Thanks DVision!

Thanks DVision!
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-17-2017, 08:19 AM
Replies: 597
Views: 170,744
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

That black ash trim looks so good!

That black ash trim looks so good!
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-17-2017, 08:08 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,849
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Thanks for the feedback, good and bad :)

Thanks for the feedback, good and bad :)
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-16-2017, 09:59 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,849
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

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

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1709/80-img_1145_f5e63c0716fa622a4daec7b911e133bbd4145c77.jpg...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-10-2017, 11:45 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,849
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Added all black emblem and before ppl start...

Added all black emblem and before ppl start asking the part # is A 000 817 17...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-09-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,869
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

I got an email the other day that AWE is close to...

I got an email the other day that AWE is close to releasing their CF Intake. Between that and their exhaust for the coupe= take my money.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-09-2017, 08:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,680
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Nice to see someone doing a c43 build! How much...

Nice to see someone doing a c43 build! How much for the exhaust shipped to 19446? Also, i noticed the rear reflectors were painted white-how do those remove?
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-09-2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,849
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Oh are you speaking of the center console? ...

Oh are you speaking of the center console? That's actually not real carbon fiber. I wrapped that in a carbon fiber gloss vinyl, which is why it isn't as nice looking as the steering wheel piece. ...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-09-2017, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 871
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

I think with any DP you need a software tune to...

I think with any DP you need a software tune to remove the CEL. I have AMR Stage 1, but their Stage 2 removes the CEL from DP's.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-09-2017, 08:03 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,849
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

I hit it with Maguires compound and Maguires...

I hit it with Maguires compound and Maguires polish by hand, but it's too small of a part to use a buffer on. I'm sure they make some type of mini buffer for detailers that i just don't have. Is it...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-08-2017, 10:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 871
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

New Downpipe offering for C43/450

Thought id share this info with the rest of the forum. I just saw on IG that MCPIPES has released two different version DP's for the C43; one sport and one catless. Not sure the quality or pricing...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-08-2017, 10:22 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,849
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

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

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/80-img_1067_2069134587d17efe56b205c3c468f9fb6755267c.jpg...
03-08-2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 804
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

located in Northeast PA.

located in Northeast PA.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-07-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,849
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Been working on some new projects... removed the...

Been working on some new projects... removed the vinyl and made a real carbon fiber front emblem. Also, working on carbon fiber steering wheel inserts...more to come!...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
02-26-2017, 08:13 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,849
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

There is a post lurking around here on front...

There is a post lurking around here on front diffuser removal if you search. Its a real PIA but unless you're using knifless tape, I would not recommend wrapping it on the car-too much chance for...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
02-25-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,849
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Continuing with cleaning up the engine bay...I...

Continuing with cleaning up the engine bay...I always liked the look of cars that had carbon fiber cowls so I decided to make one. Here's the left side done. The right side is stock. I'm still...
02-24-2017, 10:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Do you have a sedan or coupe? If coupe, i'm...

Do you have a sedan or coupe? If coupe, i'm selling a black spoiler with 500 miles on it for $200, that's been ceramic coated.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
02-23-2017, 11:02 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,849
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/80-img_0959_196cff51fd2296f860fa5cb3f9b859a3654b235b.jpg...
02-23-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,737
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

That Lip is made by Piecha. I've tried seeing if...

That Lip is made by Piecha. I've tried seeing if any vendors can order it in USA, as its an overseas product. Vivid racing is a Piecha dealer but said they couldn't get it. :(
02-21-2017, 09:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 804
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

FS: 2017 C43AMG Coupe Black Spoiler

Factory Spoiler-removed at 500 miles for a carbon fiber one. Spoiler has been ceramic coated and is in pristine condition. $200 plus shipping....
02-21-2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 677
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

FS: W205 2017 C43 Coupe Spoiler

Removed at 500 miles for a carbon fiber one. Has been ceramic coated paint protection. Pristine condition!...
02-17-2017, 08:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 870
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/80-img_0917_bab86da188c155527903502cbeff39080b461e6d.jpg
...
02-16-2017, 09:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 870
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

FS: Carbon Fiber START/STOP button

When I purchased my new vehicle I got an extra start/stop button and decided to laminate them in real carbon fiber 2x2 twill. This was the first one I did for practice and I think it turned out...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-16-2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,518
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Is the part that you ordered for the c43 coupe...

Is the part that you ordered for the c43 coupe with the narrower rear bumper? If so, would you mind sharing the part # and cost? I'm interested in ordering these for my c43 coupe, but can only find...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-16-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 849
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Wow-that's expensive for rear flics. I want to...

Wow-that's expensive for rear flics. I want to add these to my car but cant believe the price for just plastic. Maybe if they were carbon fiber. I bet these will be cheaper in a year if you can...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
02-16-2017, 08:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,469
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Sorry to hear this. If it cant be fixed you...

Sorry to hear this. If it cant be fixed you could always do a vinyl black wrap on the trim to cover it. When I had my car ceramic coated, the paint protection coating turned the A pillars next to...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
02-12-2017, 10:14 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,849
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x2000/80-img_0888_2c10c8c0d54818a3d7498a1c239047df6c3c961c.jpg...
02-10-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,454
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Okay, I have to ask. How did you install the BOV...

Okay, I have to ask. How did you install the BOV spacer on the left side if looking at front of car? I got the right one on easily, but the left side couldnt be reached, even with the fluid tank...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-03-2017, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,052
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

sniff...sniff...feelings hurt.

sniff...sniff...feelings hurt.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
02-03-2017, 08:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,170
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

HAHA pretty funny. The easy fix is don't let the...

HAHA pretty funny. The easy fix is don't let the wife drive...although this may lead to an expensive divorce attorney.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
02-02-2017, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,856
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Great job man. That looks very clean. I did...

Great job man. That looks very clean. I did this same thing on my c43 and I agree that removing the lower side lip pieces were a huge PIA! I was using multiple trim removal tools, pushing from the...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-30-2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,849
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

Correct! The A pillars I carbon fiber skinned...

Correct! The A pillars I carbon fiber skinned with real carbon fiber. The front emblem and front Lip I used a carbon Fiber Vinyl from Amazon. 5D style. For something like a lip which is garanteed...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-29-2017, 05:05 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,849
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

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

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x2000/80-img_0799_c593d77135d1d556564c3ebf984148a62e760ae2.jpg...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-26-2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,040
Posted By W205C43AMGCoupe

BUMP! I can't be the only person who ran into...

BUMP! I can't be the only person who ran into this issue...
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