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Yesterday, 06:10 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By eddieo45

Excellent point!

Excellent point!
Yesterday, 08:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 334
Posted By eddieo45

I find it interesting which things can aggravate...

I find it interesting which things can aggravate some of us. It's not about fuel savings, it's about emissions and the fate of the planet. The mayor of Boston lives down the street from me and he has...
06-17-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,955
Posted By eddieo45

I agree. I paid $42,500, no CPO, factory warranty...

I agree. I paid $42,500, no CPO, factory warranty till 9/30/2019.
06-17-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,955
Posted By eddieo45

I feel the same way about my SL400 and I have 19"...

I feel the same way about my SL400 and I have 19" wheels and run-flat tires, but I have no idea what I'm missing. I would assume that if ABC blows your mind you're then facing a more complicated...
06-17-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 204
Posted By eddieo45

I've read that the LED DRLs will not be on at...

I've read that the LED DRLs will not be on at night in the "headlights on" position (1:00 o'clock) so leave the switch straight up on "Automatic".....
06-17-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,955
Posted By eddieo45

You could go drive this one to get a feel of what...

You could go drive this one to get a feel of what ABC is all about (not that I know). Even though it's a 550 and older than you want it could inform you whether ABC is something you'll end up...
06-16-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,955
Posted By eddieo45

Drive every SL (R231) you can find; I've never...

Drive every SL (R231) you can find; I've never experienced ABC (standard on an SL63) but the members that have it have convinced me it makes it a different car altogether. I also prefer the...
06-16-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 869
Posted By eddieo45

knock on (black ash) wood, so far so good. I've...

knock on (black ash) wood, so far so good. I've wheels welded by this guy before but never three cracks in one wheel. My tire guy takes the tire off the wheel and brings the wheel to the welder, then...
06-16-2019, 06:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By eddieo45

when I plug my phone into the center armrest to...

when I plug my phone into the center armrest to charge the audio system automatically switches to the music in my phone. even when I only want to charge it and prefer to listen to what I already have...
06-12-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By eddieo45

80°+ today in suburban Boston; I like a little...

80°+ today in suburban Boston; I like a little A/C breeze mixing with the wind sometimes....
06-12-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,467
Posted By eddieo45

just curious, as you get deeper into the alphabet...

just curious, as you get deeper into the alphabet do you have any music from this century?
06-07-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,467
Posted By eddieo45

I wish I could get someone to rip and burn me...

I wish I could get someone to rip and burn me copies of those discs....(hint, hint)
06-06-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 883
Posted By eddieo45

Love the wheels!! A very upscale version of my...

Love the wheels!! A very upscale version of my OEMs:
...
06-05-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By eddieo45

My wheels? Thanks! ...

My wheels? Thanks!

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/bf88afcc_bea0_4adf_a239_dae67003cbf6_6e66fd26072bc24b8b0779725d9b09e4da2cc55a.jpeg
06-05-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 698
Posted By eddieo45

I've got to read the entire section in the manual...

I've got to read the entire section in the manual but that excerpt rory posted is mind-numbingly confusing, at least to my early-AM partially numb brain. Thank goodness for Piperkid's simple summary....
06-05-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By eddieo45

I don't need it either, just wondered what that...

I don't need it either, just wondered what that "feature" on the data card is. I work from home mostly, and when it'd cold (or hot) out, I run outside and "remote start" my wife's car for her about...
06-04-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By eddieo45

What's "J8A DSM STAR1 FBS4 REMOTE STARTABLE"...

What's "J8A DSM STAR1 FBS4 REMOTE STARTABLE" refer to on my datacard?
06-04-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 869
Posted By eddieo45

EDIT: wheel cracked in 3 places, got it welded...

EDIT: wheel cracked in 3 places, got it welded for $150. I'm pretty sure I remember cracking it, and it was about a month ago. It took a month of driving - and hitting more bumps, manhole covers and...
06-02-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 869
Posted By eddieo45

...and it appears to a moving target, at least as...

...and it appears to a moving target, at least as measured by the TPMS. Here's the beginning and end of of about a half hour round trip around town.
...
06-02-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 869
Posted By eddieo45

I agree; I had aimed for 40 lbs. all around and I...

I agree; I had aimed for 40 lbs. all around and I was more afraid of losing air than having too much.
06-02-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 869
Posted By eddieo45

more TPMS/tire anxiety.....

I was out in the country for the weekend and had some Saturday night tire drama - not the rear one with the nail in it but right front. Topped it off with my Slime compressor, then it was low again...
06-01-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,705
Posted By eddieo45

That car is gorgeous; sales manager at that store...

That car is gorgeous; sales manager at that store is a friend of mine and a great guy, Richard Eidman. He's also got a new one at the port, Diamond White/Saddle Brown SL450....
06-01-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,705
Posted By eddieo45

I find this error to be very common, but at the...

I find this error to be very common, but at the same time baffling. I truly believe that most people making the error would not do so if spelling, say, "win or lose", or "I want to lose 10 pounds". I...
05-28-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 664
Posted By eddieo45

I would think you'd wanna check that before you...

I would think you'd wanna check that before you take your SL63 apart, though the OE head units look the same. I'd think Chris the Swede could tell you...
05-28-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,029
Posted By eddieo45

yeah, I had a W203 Coupe - the C230 Kompressor...

yeah, I had a W203 Coupe - the C230 Kompressor that was a two-door hatchback. I think it was the cheapest model MB ever offered, certainly the cheapest one I've paid for, and in a lot of ways it was...
05-28-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 664
Posted By eddieo45

does it say anywhere in that thread that that...

does it say anywhere in that thread that that Android unit will work in an R231?
05-28-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,029
Posted By eddieo45

I've seen it referred to as a beverage cooler but...

I've seen it referred to as a beverage cooler but it's really just an additional A/C outlet, as mentioned in the manual:...
05-26-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,029
Posted By eddieo45

Over 2000 miles now and some features I'd like to...

Over 2000 miles now and some features I'd like to ask others about:


Beverage cooler in glovebox: does anyone use this??
Headlight cleaners with washer: copied this from a sale ad; it's just...
05-23-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 690
Posted By eddieo45

when I first joined these forums about 15 years...

when I first joined these forums about 15 years ago (W202 Forum) the most common answers that a Newbie's post would get was RTFM or STFF, so I learned to search, search, search, and revived many old...
05-23-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 690
Posted By eddieo45

I can't believe I still can't find the post, even...

I can't believe I still can't find the post, even searching all your posts back for months. I did find posts of yours in which you tell people to stop reviving ancient threads so it's probably better...
05-23-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 690
Posted By eddieo45

center console right-side door not opening...

I swear I recently read about this happening to someone else on this forum but I must've imagined it as no amount of searching has produced the thread. Still under warranty so I won't even try to fix...
05-23-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By eddieo45

2017 sl63 COUPE??

2017 sl63 COUPE??
05-22-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,059
Posted By eddieo45

That's an excellent tip, thanks.

That's an excellent tip, thanks.
05-22-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 730
Posted By eddieo45

I've had a couple of crazy tire experiences, both...

I've had a couple of crazy tire experiences, both with the CLK550. I had lots of issues with TPMS sensors and always carry a compressor. Once I got the "red" warning, got off the highway immediately...
05-21-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 730
Posted By eddieo45

unlike many on this forum, I'm BARELY a...

unlike many on this forum, I'm BARELY a millionaire, so really, what danger am I in driving with no air loss in my tire? that chick takes that thing out of her eyebrow and it'll heal, lol. I don't...
05-21-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,624
Posted By eddieo45

oh, I agree Wolfman; looking at the photo (below)...

oh, I agree Wolfman; looking at the photo (below) at the website you shared it looks like the rectangular part is the most important part. I'm not sure how a hockey puck would work. I'm not a DIY...
05-21-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,624
Posted By eddieo45

How does a hockey puck work without the...

How does a hockey puck work without the rectangular part? (I'm a product of '70s Boston; I have plenty of hockey pucks....)
05-20-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,624
Posted By eddieo45

stupid Mac always thinks it knows what I want to...

stupid Mac always thinks it knows what I want to say better than I do....edited, but the question remains.
05-19-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,624
Posted By eddieo45

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

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/800x445/s_l1600_3ab48ad4d2092502ff712bcc9dcd1f181be26dd0.jpg



hey, does this mean that my neighborhood tire shop - where they wheel floor...
05-19-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 730
Posted By eddieo45

you guys are merciless about the cleaning, lol. I...

you guys are merciless about the cleaning, lol. I had washed it and was cleaning the wheels when I discovered it, then dressed the tires before taking the photo, dirtying the wheels a bit in the...
05-18-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 730
Posted By eddieo45

How’s this for a nail in a tire?

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/b99a5ef3_a6ba_4aea_b2ff_69204ee094d0_115b4a1a7b731eebf1040c1b04b2c72b61c4c1c7.jpeg
05-17-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,490
Posted By eddieo45

not EVERY one: ...

not EVERY one:

https://www.bizjournals.com/boston/news/2017/08/21/chambers-mclaren-f1-sells-for-a-record-15-62m-at.html
05-16-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,029
Posted By eddieo45

Found it, THANKS! ...

Found it, THANKS!

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/612x792/sl_map_orientation_001_765f6c65c4b73b4b8491c136ce684ec03565fb89.png
05-16-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,490
Posted By eddieo45

so if I factor in my CLK's depreciation I MADE...

so if I factor in my CLK's depreciation I MADE money owning it, lol......
05-16-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,029
Posted By eddieo45

I finally did notice SOMETHING during the...

I finally did notice SOMETHING during the beeping, and it was the "proximity indicator" lights on the dash. I was behind a bus in slow moving traffic - one of those tour buses that looks opaque from...
05-16-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,490
Posted By eddieo45

I still don't get it. You calculate that the car...

I still don't get it. You calculate that the car "cost" you $281/mo because the other $1222/mo was, what, inevitable? My last car was my 2009 CLK550, bought 4 years old for $24,520. I sold it almost...
05-15-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,490
Posted By eddieo45

Great story, and I would have enjoyed it even...

Great story, and I would have enjoyed it even more if you had bought the car back! Of the 8 MBs I've owned, I bought 6 of them at auction. When I found my SL the CarFax told me it was an auction car...
05-13-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,467
Posted By eddieo45

There’s a Mercedes part number for the “genuine”...

There’s a Mercedes part number for the “genuine” CF start button?
05-13-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,490
Posted By eddieo45

well, I'm certainly in a different price range...

well, I'm certainly in a different price range than you gentlemen that buy/lease new, but I've never seen the appeal of leasing. had I leased my wife's 2015 C300 (purchased with cash, new), I'd have...
05-13-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,035
Posted By eddieo45

OMG, I remember them when I lived in Marion...

OMG, I remember them when I lived in Marion County for a while. My dad had a bug deflector on his 300D!
05-13-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,467
Posted By eddieo45

$200+??....$8 on eBay: ...

$200+??....$8 on eBay:

https://www.ebay.com/i/253522938522 (https://www.ebay.com/i/253522938522?chn=ps)
...
05-11-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,467
Posted By eddieo45

Is that red start button aftermarket?

Is that red start button aftermarket?
05-11-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,685
Posted By eddieo45

I may have misread that, as I thought I wanted to...

I may have misread that, as I thought I wanted to correct it, but upon closer reading I guess you are not saying the 450 and 550 are equipped similarly standard. One must still add the Premium...
05-10-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,467
Posted By eddieo45

These are the surround speakers I have in my...

These are the surround speakers I have in my living room. They're designed to be places on side walls toward the rear of the room so they wash the side walls with sound, aimed both front and rear....
05-09-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By eddieo45

You should post in the correct forum for your...

You should post in the correct forum for your car. That doesn't sound right that Mercedes can't make a key for a 14 year old car. When I was driving a 2002 C280, which had an all-plastic keyfob,...
05-09-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By eddieo45

In 2013 Smith Motors quoted $280.00 for the...

In 2013 Smith Motors quoted $280.00 for the electronic fob part and $22.50 for the blade key (this for a 2009 CLK550).

Smith Motor Sales of Haverhill,
420 River St., Haverhill, MA 0183220 River...
05-09-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,467
Posted By eddieo45

That's a great point: "louder in the back" does...

That's a great point: "louder in the back" does not equal "upgraded audio quality."




That could be an interesting discussion topic, although it's been said that a majority of men listen to...
05-07-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,029
Posted By eddieo45

11. Just put the Navigation on for the first time...

11. Just put the Navigation on for the first time and I have two questions:

How are the maps stored in this car? I've had DVD based systems, both with the DVD in the HU or in...
05-07-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 33,463
Posted By eddieo45

Okay, I just stumbled upon a DVD I have with 5.1...

Okay, I just stumbled upon a DVD I have with 5.1 encoded audio LP's (it's from the box set of 80's British band Yazoo; perhaps rorywquin will be with me on that one!) The COMAND sees it as a video...
05-07-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 33,463
Posted By eddieo45

shut it off and turn it back on.

shut it off and turn it back on.
05-06-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,467
Posted By eddieo45

Have you decided what you want to do about mats?...

Have you decided what you want to do about mats? I know you wanted mats that snap into the OEM spots but I'll make another recommendation for the diamond quilted mats. The set I bought from another...
05-04-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,035
Posted By eddieo45

congrats on a beautiful SL! I only disagree with...

congrats on a beautiful SL! I only disagree with one thing you said: the E350 is no "upgrade" to a CLK500!
05-03-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,467
Posted By eddieo45

lol, my daughter had been naming her cars; I...

lol, my daughter had been naming her cars; I think she initially dubbed the ML350 "Sadie", as in Mer-Sadie's, but I haven't heard her use it of late. The guy that bought my CLK550 was refering to it...
05-03-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,467
Posted By eddieo45

....and somewhere in between that you evidently...

....and somewhere in between that you evidently negotiated a discount to your satisfaction. I believe I recall you were aiming at 12%?
05-02-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,318
Posted By eddieo45

2020 Grand Edition? Looks...

2020 Grand Edition? Looks nice...https://www.motor1.com/news/306042/2020-mercedes-sl-class-grand-edition/
...
05-02-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,467
Posted By eddieo45

NICE wheels (and everything else!) Congrats!!

NICE wheels (and everything else!) Congrats!!
05-02-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,857
Posted By eddieo45

My SL is my 8th MB in about 15 years, most...

My SL is my 8th MB in about 15 years, most purchased about 3 years old with some warranty left. My wife's C300 is an exception: traded her W211 for the W205 brand new because (a) I never liked the...
05-01-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By eddieo45

you need a new key. shop around as dealer charges...

you need a new key. shop around as dealer charges vary, and you need to get it from a dealer (eBay keys are a scam and will not work; there is no "programming"). you'll need to provide your VIN and...
05-01-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,318
Posted By eddieo45

I saw a Jaguar F-Type on vacation, hadn't seen...

I saw a Jaguar F-Type on vacation, hadn't seen one before. Priced it out on their website with similar equipment to my SL400, about the same money, $95,000, but you choose hard or soft top....
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
04-30-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 974
Posted By eddieo45

Thank you !!![/QUOTE] wow, Klinh: there's a...

Thank you !!![/QUOTE]

wow, Klinh: there's a name that's a blast from the past! Learned many things about my CLK's from you! Please post pics of those mats in your car when you get them. This is...
04-29-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 863
Posted By eddieo45

so, have you confirmed that the door doe not...

so, have you confirmed that the door doe not unlock when you simply grip the handle without pulling?
04-28-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 772
Posted By eddieo45

what about THIS...

what about THIS (https://*****************/mercedes-benz-sl-class-2013-2016-apple-carplay.aspx)?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=vb1RLRrv8Pk
04-22-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By eddieo45

Steve, it's the COMAND system, "Cockpit...

Steve, it's the COMAND system, "Cockpit Management and Data system". Member SLclass posted a link to the manual for the 2018 version in the "back speakers" thread where we first "met."
...
04-22-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By eddieo45

fewer than 400 sold according to one seller.... ...

fewer than 400 sold according to one seller....

http://www.benzblogger.com/2012/01/2013-mercedes-benz-sl550-edition-1-launch-package.html

The 2013 SL550 “Edition 1” will celebrate the...
04-22-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 655
Posted By eddieo45

^^^ wisdom right there ^^^

^^^ wisdom right there ^^^
04-21-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 655
Posted By eddieo45

you've had the car 3 months...how much less than...

you've had the car 3 months...how much less than you paid are they offering you? you definitely have to drive one or more. I was only interested in R231's, but decided between a 2013 SL550 and a 2015...
04-21-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,181
Posted By eddieo45

Francisco Franco .....still dead. ...

Francisco Franco .....still dead.



...and with a completely unrelated post.
04-21-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By eddieo45

The new SL. Athlete, Aesthete. [from 2015]

While searching for the audio disc of the same title that came with new 2015 SL's I came across this video. You long-time SL-owners may already be familiar with it but I found it entertaining and...
04-19-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,029
Posted By eddieo45

Couldn't find it at all on my daughter's 2010...

Couldn't find it at all on my daughter's 2010 ML350!! Gotta search another forum!
04-19-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 33,463
Posted By eddieo45

bob55, what shows on the screen when you play...

bob55, what shows on the screen when you play that first DVD (in Park)?



I have to assume the original lessee of my car liked those discs so much he retained them when turning in the car; just...
04-18-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 33,463
Posted By eddieo45

I found a 7.1 channel test tone but couldn't get...

I found a 7.1 channel test tone but couldn't get either MP4 or WAV file to play...

https://www2.iis.fraunhofer.de/AAC/multichannel.html

EDIT: I also converted the audio of this video to mp3...
04-18-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,029
Posted By eddieo45

Steering wheel: Settings -> Vehicle -> down arrow...

Steering wheel: Settings -> Vehicle -> down arrow to Acoustic Lock -> OK to Disable
...
04-18-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 33,463
Posted By eddieo45

I don't know about that.....I've been feeding CDs...

I don't know about that.....I've been feeding CDs into the HU one after another as I record them into the HD, and often I switch to the FM radio while the upload progresses, but one day I was in my...
04-18-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,029
Posted By eddieo45

no, I just disagree; made my points HERE...

no, I just disagree; made my points HERE (https://mbworld.org/forums/sl-class-r231/633292-sl550-back-speakers-problem-solved-7.html#post7734090). I think they function appropriately for rear surround...
04-18-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,315
Posted By eddieo45

a similar search for 2010's came up empty.... ...

a similar search for 2010's came up empty....

https://www.cars.com/vehicledetail/detail/765813472/overview/
04-17-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,315
Posted By eddieo45

Rudeney had told me "There was no MY2010 because...

Rudeney had told me "There was no MY2010 because sales of MY2009s were below expectations. So, all the cars built for MY2010 were sold as MY2011’s, then the MY2012 was the final edition of the R230."
04-17-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,127
Posted By eddieo45

Reviving this old thread because of that...

Reviving this old thread because of that compressor that's also in the trunk. Looks like same one Raven85 asked about on THIS THREAD...
04-17-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 492
Posted By eddieo45

rorywquin has the same compressor in his trunk,...

rorywquin has the same compressor in his trunk, and he's in the UK. Where are you located Raven85?
...
04-17-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,029
Posted By eddieo45

as I approach 1000 miles, some random thoughts...

When I bought my first CLK, a 2006 CLK350 in 2009, I could have chosen a convertible for the same price as a coupe, but I had no interest. In those days it was my year-round car and I would...
04-17-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 33,463
Posted By eddieo45

A French guy on the W213 Forum has a method for...

A French guy on the W213 Forum has a method for the Comand NTG 5.1 HERE (https://mbworld.org/forums/e-class-w213/690629-anyone-figure-out-how-get-into-engineering-menu-2.html) (post #26); might be...
04-17-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 33,463
Posted By eddieo45

As I faded from centered to full-rear the volume...

As I faded from centered to full-rear the volume dropped significantly. I did not even attempt to turn it up, but maybe I'll turn off surround first and give that a try and report back. I think the...
04-16-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 33,463
Posted By eddieo45

All right first of all, I need to pay closer...

All right first of all, I need to pay closer attention to directions! I should go back and delete my photo comments above, because I wasn't looking in the right place. Unfortunately even after...
04-16-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 863
Posted By eddieo45

Have you tried just giving a gentle stroke to the...

Have you tried just giving a gentle stroke to the inside of the handle? I notice the same thing when I open the passenger door for my wife (with my right hand) it opens right away, but when I drive...
04-16-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By eddieo45

I'd guess South Florida, but I'd also guess that...

I'd guess South Florida, but I'd also guess that he joined the forum to make this one post, then forgot all about it. Google the VIN if you're truly interested, and maybe it's still for sale. It is a...
04-16-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 110
Posted By eddieo45

welcome to the forums!

welcome to the forums!
04-15-2019, 06:02 PM
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Views: 33,463
Posted By eddieo45

I have long lusted after Rolexes and just cannot...

I have long lusted after Rolexes and just cannot justify the price. After too many years of changing batteries in the $800 Tag Heuer "Professional" quartz diving watch my lovely wife bought me, I...
04-15-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,315
Posted By eddieo45

I will certainly defer to gentlemen like...

I will certainly defer to gentlemen like Streamliner and Wolfman with respect to Mercedes history, trends, and most of all customer behavior, as you're buying these cars new. I needed a car a few...
04-15-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By eddieo45

Well, I am blessed to still be under warranty so...

Well, I am blessed to still be under warranty so I had the dealer fix it. Were I out of warranty, someone did direct me to THIS THREAD...
04-14-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 676
Posted By eddieo45

You care because you have a car worthy of...

You care because you have a car worthy of obsession!! Please complete your profile with your car's year and your location and by all means posts more pics of it. We'll all help you obsess over it!
04-13-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By eddieo45

I think most cars do. In Massachusetts we used to...

I think most cars do. In Massachusetts we used to have only rear plates, with green lettering. They switched to two plates with red lettering in the early 90's during a 6 month period when I lived in...
04-13-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By eddieo45

Home Depot has screw covers in their fastener...

Home Depot has screw covers in their fastener aisle. I believe they come in white or black. They're designed to fit into a particular size of Philips head but I just glued mine on because I couldn't...
04-12-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By eddieo45

Debadged, front plate removed

...might be the only mods I do this beauty.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/c16e4b7d_2dfb_4460_ba6b_e259540bd294_7e94102e15f11170b305b11c002c058d2d43a206.jpeg...
04-12-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 461
Posted By eddieo45

I read somewhere that due to copyright issues...

I read somewhere that due to copyright issues it's limited to discs.
04-12-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,134
Posted By eddieo45

Get the car yet? I'm on the lookout for an...

Get the car yet? I'm on the lookout for an off-lease GLC to buy and I'd love to see what "loaded" includes......
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
04-10-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 974
Posted By eddieo45

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

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/826d9d3d_0d65_4b4c_9c11_5df67eb969e3_757bca9646f76ffe4fc3224920250ef02b404b7c.jpeg...
Forum: Clothing
04-08-2019, 08:01 PM
04-08-2019, 03:13 PM
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Views: 33,463
Posted By eddieo45

lol, you folks are justifiably harsh!

lol, you folks are justifiably harsh!
04-08-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,118
Posted By eddieo45

I got all excited about Apple CarPlay only to...

I got all excited about Apple CarPlay only to learn that my ancient 2015 SL doesn't qualify :tear:

Interesting (to me) that the list of available car models belies my longstanding opinion that MB...
04-07-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By eddieo45

If anyone viewing this thread knows whether/how I...

If anyone viewing this thread knows whether/how I could tighten that loose flap please let me know. Roof up/roof down is working fine, just not trunk close.....
04-07-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 618
Posted By eddieo45

So, I've been loading CDs into the HD, and that...

So, I've been loading CDs into the HD, and that certainly multiplies the options I see in "Media Interface". Ironically I've had a gigantic box of CDs in my basement that I've been trying to give...
04-07-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,467
Posted By eddieo45

I'm sure you're champing at the bit, but that...

I'm sure you're champing at the bit, but that timing sounds awesome to a New Englander!
04-07-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 33,463
Posted By eddieo45

7.8 is Audio Parameter and 7.9 is EQ Parameter,...

7.8 is Audio Parameter and 7.9 is EQ Parameter, and selecting EQ Parameter DID NOT show any fader control. My point was that I was successful in getting into Engineering Mode, but unsuccessful in...
04-07-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By eddieo45

Click HERE (http://bfy.tw/N77o) for everything...

Click HERE (http://bfy.tw/N77o) for everything you need to know.
04-07-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 618
Posted By eddieo45

ahhh, your car is different than my MY2015; I...

ahhh, your car is different than my MY2015; I have (1) Apple 13-pin, (1) USB, and (1) 12v.
04-07-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 33,463
Posted By eddieo45

That could be a little bit high, as compared to...

That could be a little bit high, as compared to an open market purchase, but that's to be expected, and you should be able to negotiate that down when the time comes. It's difficult to research...
04-07-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 33,463
Posted By eddieo45

The B&O could be different, but try this: get in...

The B&O could be different, but try this: get in the car with Keyless Go key on your person, turn on the radio. I selected CD* so it said "no disc"; simultaneously press and hold the END CALL, # and...
04-06-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,536
Posted By eddieo45

my new mats came in today.... ...

my new mats came in today....

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_2359_2b7544b93441e11c0e23a3ab3ee52833ed40f9f1.jpg
04-06-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 33,463
Posted By eddieo45

I did that and did not see any EQ settings... ...

I did that and did not see any EQ settings...


Edit: I was looking in the wrong place; see Post #163 below....
04-06-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 618
Posted By eddieo45

excuse the noob, but "2nd USB port"? I've got an...

excuse the noob, but "2nd USB port"? I've got an Apple cord plugged into the top port and a USB stick below and a 12v under that.
04-06-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By eddieo45

trunk / boot stuck open, hacked it closed

So I had the top down and popped the trunk to grab a towel. As I reached in, the roof raised, which I did not need. I pushed the close button and it wouldn't close. Naturally I can't put the top up...
04-06-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,059
Posted By eddieo45

Is that a DIY application? Assuming so,...

Is that a DIY application? Assuming so, hand-applied or buffer?
04-06-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 33,463
Posted By eddieo45

I'd be curious to find out what the lease-end...

I'd be curious to find out what the lease-end buyout figure will be. The 2015 I just bought was priced at $46,000 in November just after coming off lease (it was about $94,000 new). I spent many...
04-06-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,038
Posted By eddieo45

Didn't find that one but lots of interesting...

Didn't find that one but lots of interesting options in my eBay search HERE...
04-06-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,038
Posted By eddieo45

$9.69 now but very cool, if a little easy to...

$9.69 now but very cool, if a little easy to overdo.....great thread 'dude!
04-06-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 664
Posted By eddieo45

my mistake - it's from two cars ago! what is it...

my mistake - it's from two cars ago! what is it again, Audio 20?

EDIT: doesn't appear that anyone's looking for an Audio 20 HU in the classifieds as it turns out....
04-06-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 14,813
Posted By eddieo45

We have two homes - for a time had three - none...

We have two homes - for a time had three - none of which has a usable garage. When I first started SL shopping in early December I saw a beautiful 2013 SL550 that the salesman pointed out had...
04-04-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,059
Posted By eddieo45

I love how he can't stop smiling more than a year...

I love how he can't stop smiling more than a year after getting his SL!
04-04-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 593
Posted By eddieo45

The place I use for wheel repair in MA charges...

The place I use for wheel repair in MA charges $129 a wheel and I saw the MB Road Servce guy pulling out one time as I was pulling in. Guy in the shop says "he's here every day", pointing to the...
04-04-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,536
Posted By eddieo45

My last car had the Designo interior in...

My last car had the Designo interior in Black/Capuccino (or Amaretta, depending what doc you look at) and I put in the now-ubiquitous diamond-quilted leather mats in black with beige stitching to...
04-04-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 664
Posted By eddieo45

That's a great find! I still have one of these...

That's a great find! I still have one of these COMAND's with a melted screen in my basement; might be worth repairing it and selling it.....
04-04-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 97
Posted By eddieo45

mercedes multi model brochures??

I swear I've seen these in the past, where the entire "family" of sedans - C, E, S - are in one brochure, but it wouldn't be the first time I've remembered something that never happened, lol. The...
04-04-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,611
Posted By eddieo45

1990's, W124/W140 E Class vs S Class (not the L) ...

1990's, W124/W140 E Class vs S Class (not the L)
E Wheel base = 110.2"
S Wheel base = 119.7"

E OA Length = 187.2"
S OA Length = 201.3"

E Front Tread Width = 68.5"
S Front Tread Width = 74.3"
04-03-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 618
Posted By eddieo45

I guess there's more activity in the micro-SD...

I guess there's more activity in the micro-SD format than "full size" SD, due to the smartphone market, but I find it amazing I can find a 256GB micro-SD card for $6.99 and I can't find anything...
04-03-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 196
Posted By eddieo45

easy search.... ...

easy search....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gouQE5YuFRE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PCaLhmJprZ4
04-03-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 618
Posted By eddieo45

I can't remember the last time I used an SD card...

I can't remember the last time I used an SD card but I poked around my cluttered desk yesterday and and found 3 micro-SD adapters and a micro-SD reader, then I looked through old cellphones and found...
04-02-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 14,813
Posted By eddieo45

what a great thread for any SL-enthusiast to...

what a great thread for any SL-enthusiast to read, so I'm happy to put it the top of the list for a bit. I have come to believe that there is no bad color combo for this car, à chacun son goût, but...
04-01-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 618
Posted By eddieo45

music/media in the R231....

The printed manual is weak and I haven't loaded the digital manual disc yet; hoping for some user tips. I've figured out that we can watch DVD video (in park) on a disc, but that's the only medium...
03-31-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,467
Posted By eddieo45

Off topic, but those are options in the UK? Is...

Off topic, but those are options in the UK? Is the fuel tank larger than 75-litres?
03-31-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 33,463
Posted By eddieo45

welcome to the forum! please complete your...

welcome to the forum! please complete your profile so we'll know which car you have and where you live when you post. Superior Auto Radio is not far from me should I decide I want more volume.
03-28-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,794
Posted By eddieo45

well, THAT would explain it!!

well, THAT would explain it!!
03-28-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,794
Posted By eddieo45

I'm so happy to find this thread! I have...

I'm so happy to find this thread! I have habitually not had the greatest eye for details with my cars, often noticing missing details only after purchase. I confess I stared at the side-by-side still...
03-27-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By eddieo45

B6 685 0265, discontinued so get it while you...

B6 685 0265, discontinued so get it while you can....

Page 23:...
03-26-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 654
Posted By eddieo45

I got really lucky some years ago and found a...

I got really lucky some years ago and found a real tire professional. Previously I had always had flat tires repaired by gas station mechanics who used plugs. On this day I had hit something in the...
03-26-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 654
Posted By eddieo45

This? Do tire professionals get snippy when...

This? Do tire professionals get snippy when repairing the tire later, like they do with the cheap, aerosol can stuff?
...
03-26-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 694
Posted By eddieo45

I did that with a silver CLK350, painting them...

I did that with a silver CLK350, painting them with touch-up paint. I got lucky with my next car, a black CLK550 from Florida that had never been drilled. I agree that it should be pretty...
03-25-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,752
Posted By eddieo45

Well, there are lots of great points expressed in...

Well, there are lots of great points expressed in this thread but this one right here sums it all up best IMHO. For me, this forum still feels like the secret special bar area within the first class...
03-24-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 694
Posted By eddieo45

Thanks; doesn't seem like many modders on this...

Thanks; doesn't seem like many modders on this forum but I'm looking forward to debadging it....



...removing that front plate is mod #2!
03-23-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 705
Posted By eddieo45

:bow::rolf: I love it here already.....

:bow::rolf: I love it here already.....
03-23-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By eddieo45

I just bought my 8th Benz over a 16 year period...

I just bought my 8th Benz over a 16 year period and I haven't spent $2500 TOTAL on any repair that would have been covered (that's on all 7 cars). And in the 4 years plus we've had the 2015 C300 I...
03-22-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Posted By eddieo45

I used Porterfield pads on my CLKs and would get...

I used Porterfield pads on my CLKs and would get a few years out of them with no squeaking. Then I switched to THESE...
03-22-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 694
Posted By eddieo45

Can I hijack my own thread to ask a couple of...

Can I hijack my own thread to ask a couple of STFF questions? The manual - like most MB manuals - is so poorly laid out...I couldn't find Active Multicontour Seats in the table of contents under A, M...
03-22-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 659
Posted By eddieo45

I can't remember which of my RWD Benzes was the...

I can't remember which of my RWD Benzes was the last to have snow tires, but about 5 years ago when my daughter went to college I ended up with an extra car: a 1999 Lexus RX300. That coincided with...
03-21-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By eddieo45

Back in 1975 when I was 16 my dad would take me...

Back in 1975 when I was 16 my dad would take me car shopping for my first car and he would always find these old antique cars out in the boondocks (he was obsessed with me driving HIS dream car)....
03-21-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,093
Posted By eddieo45

Steve Lander, Smith Motor Sales of...

Steve Lander, Smith Motor Sales of [email protected]
978 372 2552
https://www.smithmercedesdealer.com/parts/

"If you want to order the key a form has to filled out & we would...
03-20-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,093
Posted By eddieo45

In 2013 I bought a 2009 CLK with one key, my...

In 2013 I bought a 2009 CLK with one key, my closest dealer quoted $350.00 while another that was recommended by someone quoted $280.00 for the electronic part and $22.50 for the blade key, then...
03-20-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 694
Posted By eddieo45

Exactly what I thought/feared. My daughter's ML...

Exactly what I thought/feared. My daughter's ML had the side mirror auto-fold feature turned off, which I only realized after someone clipped her side mirror while parked.
03-20-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 694
Posted By eddieo45

new to this forum with a "new to me" SL400....

I've been lurking here a while during my car shopping but I'm now the very happy owner of a 2015 SL400 with about 31,000 miles. Coming from a CLK550 I already miss the mechanism that extends to hand...
03-20-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 176
Posted By eddieo45

Nice ease VIN decoder/datacard site

Not sure if folks know this site; if not, consider it my gift to my new forum, lol:

https://www.datamb.com/
03-20-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,477
Posted By eddieo45

Rory: does the R231 feel substantially roomier...

Rory: does the R231 feel substantially roomier than the R172? That would be my assumption, but I never bothered to even sit in an SLK during my search.
03-20-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 577
Posted By eddieo45

Streamliner's white/beige post-facelift car was...

Streamliner's white/beige post-facelift car was my ideal dream car (with black wheels) but that wasn't in my budget. Turns out the only R231's I seriously looked at were all black, and when I found...
03-20-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 539
Posted By eddieo45

You should update your profile....congrats on the...

You should update your profile....congrats on the new car!
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/423x264/mbworld_d36815989fee9e7b397a8a99f4b2357eb473d73c.png
03-20-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,477
Posted By eddieo45

I agree on all but the CPO; I just picked up my...

I agree on all but the CPO; I just picked up my eighth Benz (seventh used) and I don't recall a single repair that would have been covered.....

Also, if it weren't for depreciation I doubt I'd...
03-20-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 422
Posted By eddieo45

Wow! That was a roller coaster ride, lol!

Wow! That was a roller coaster ride, lol!
03-10-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 679
Posted By eddieo45

Now my only concern is whether I have the housing...

Now my only concern is whether I have the housing securely assembled. My experience is that generally Mercedes “go together hard” so I expect a reassuring CLICK as moulding connects to housing but...
03-10-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 679
Posted By eddieo45

Success!! Thanks Major! ...

Success!! Thanks Major!
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/7bc213b1_9f38_47b3_a856_f374da2d1eb5_0b3a2123185be8cb864c8cc2f738a668d54d3d6e.jpeg
03-10-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 679
Posted By eddieo45

yessir; VIN provided above. I’ve got the...

yessir; VIN provided above. I’ve got the glass-less mirror motor installed now and it now folds perfectly, which the Kool Vue aftermarket one did not. I need to get glass in there ASAP so plan A is I...
03-09-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 679
Posted By eddieo45

UPDATE: it occurs to me that the mirror assembly...

UPDATE: it occurs to me that the mirror assembly I'm replacing was an aftermarket one, and the glass may not remove/attach the same as OEM. What's the part number for the correct OEM glass please?...
03-09-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 679
Posted By eddieo45

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

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/9c4bc9c1_e600_4234_ba66_0da2af2c1b09_d770b6011768b5d76f557d28177756eeca2b45d0.jpeg...
01-29-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,331
Posted By eddieo45

well, my original question boiled down to this: 2...

well, my original question boiled down to this: 2 years newer or 2 more cylinders, and I appreciate all the opinions. some on this forum might be deciding between brand new SL550's and SL450's, but...
01-28-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 2,367
Views: 255,300
Posted By eddieo45

ευχαριστώ gianton!!

ευχαριστώ gianton!!
01-28-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 757
Posted By eddieo45

...not the way I did it: ...

...not the way I did it:

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/756x282/ebay_fee_001_8ad780cc15d271166889a4b55eb9639d54d4d332.jpg
01-28-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 757
Posted By eddieo45

Flat fee $125.

Flat fee $125.
01-28-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2,367
Views: 255,300
Posted By eddieo45

could you please post the data card for...

could you please post the data card for Wddjk7da2ff035855? Trying to determine whether this 2015 SL550 has Distronic Plus. Thanks in advance.
01-28-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 757
Posted By eddieo45

Beautiful car, GLWS. I just sold my CLK550 on...

Beautiful car, GLWS. I just sold my CLK550 on eBay; lot's of lowballs on CL, IMHO.

https://lasvegas.craigslist.org/cto/d/henderson-2013-mercedes-sl550/6770191871.html
01-18-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 32,283
Posted By eddieo45

What’s Distronic cost from the factory, just for...

What’s Distronic cost from the factory, just for reference?
01-15-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,332
Posted By eddieo45

I paid $75.65 shipped for mine. The passenger...

I paid $75.65 shipped for mine. The passenger side front "yawns" a bit away from the console, and the rear may makes it difficult if not impossible to open the ashtray. mthompson, yours appear to...
01-10-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,707
Posted By eddieo45

Glyn, do you know how I get just the seat control...

Glyn, do you know how I get just the seat control housing off without the part behind the door handle coming off as well?
01-05-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 845
Posted By eddieo45

I'm confused; why wouldn't one just use the OEM...

I'm confused; why wouldn't one just use the OEM B6 787 5839? And why would your Dension work in an 05-07 CLK but not 08-09? My 2009 CLK550 uses the same B6 787 5839 Bluetooth adapter I used in my old...
01-05-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,459
Posted By eddieo45

reviving this old thread; my lighter is stuck in...

reviving this old thread; my lighter is stuck in the pushed-in position. hasn't been much of an issue for me as the receptacle at the rear of the console is actually better positioned for the...
12-29-2018, 08:15 AM
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Views: 917
Posted By eddieo45

I don't see OE blades for the W205 specifically...

I don't see OE blades for the W205 specifically but other OE MB blades are $54.97 shipped.

more details please!

​​​​​​​Can you tell us what exactly you bought?
12-28-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 917
Posted By eddieo45

https://www.pelicanparts.com says "special order...

https://www.pelicanparts.com says "special order Genuine part is not cancellable or returnable", $62.25 + $13.50 5-day Ground shipping to MA
https://www.mercedesbenzpartscenter.com says...
12-28-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 917
Posted By eddieo45

anyone have a good source for wiper blades?

Part # A2058202400 appears to be a pair; anyone found a good online vendor?
12-27-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By eddieo45

How can I confirm I have P2 Package?

As my signature indicates, I've long thought I have the P2 Package on my CLK, but now that I'm listing it for sale, I'm having trouble documenting it. I don't see "P2" called out on the VMI or...
12-27-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 807
Posted By eddieo45

We're basically in agreement, but I want the...

We're basically in agreement, but I want the newest one I can afford. Like I've said before, it was 2017 (or even 2018) models that first turned my head (DRL's inside the headlamp), and I think those...
12-27-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,331
Posted By eddieo45

Curious WHAT warranty claims? Most of the 7 MBs...

Curious WHAT warranty claims? Most of the 7 MBs I've owned were purchased 3 years old with some warranty remaining, and I rarely had any warranty-covered repairs (though in retrospect there were some...
12-27-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 807
Posted By eddieo45

I don't know why I'm having such a hard time...

I don't know why I'm having such a hard time keeping that R230/R231transition straight. And while I truly prefer the 2017 facelift, that's beyond my budget. And I feel like I like the front and rear...
12-27-2018, 07:17 AM
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Views: 255,300
Posted By eddieo45

At some point in time I came to believe my car...

At some point in time I came to believe my car had the P2 package, but now that I'm listing it for sale I can't seem to document that; could you please pull the data card for WDBTJ72H39F267244?
12-26-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 807
Posted By eddieo45

I'm confused; you don't like yours?? I know we're...

I'm confused; you don't like yours?? I know we're in agreement that the 2009+ front end is nicer, as the earlier ones look just like a CLK from the front, but I really do like the look of the car...
12-26-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 807
Posted By eddieo45

lol, I'm continually amazed at what I am able to...

lol, I'm continually amazed at what I am able to forget. Being 60 is going to be a blast. OT, but did you have an opinion on 2013 SL550 vs. 2015 SL400?
12-25-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 807
Posted By eddieo45

I see 'em, don't you?

I see 'em, don't you?
12-24-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 807
Posted By eddieo45

Do these belong to the car??

Cleaning out trunk; are these part of the spare tire/jack stuff??...
12-24-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,331
Posted By eddieo45

Thanks for your insights, and Mako1969 for...

Thanks for your insights, and Mako1969 for directing one of your first two posts to me (and welcome to the forum!) I guess the gist of my question - "investment"-wise - is whether the 2-years-newer...
12-23-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,331
Posted By eddieo45

Respect: I’m a STFF old-timer around here and I...

Respect: I’m a STFF old-timer around here and I don’t mean to rehash discussions. In this instance I’m asking for opinions on where one would sooner spend $39,000+ on vehicles that each have 46,000...
12-23-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,331
Posted By eddieo45

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

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1366x768/fb780f31_d1c6_4b0a_a2ab_f445eabfe26f_c33f040abb23241f6ceaa469f80514b90692d238.png
IIRC, brand new the 550 is over $20,000 more than a...
12-23-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,703
Posted By eddieo45

you must see sarcasm where there is none. I...

you must see sarcasm where there is none. I genuinely LOVE reviving old threads and do it all the time. I’ve been a member for 15 years and was told STFF early on.

I drive a 9 year old car so...
12-21-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,703
Posted By eddieo45

A thread reviver! I LOVE it!

A thread reviver! I LOVE it!
12-21-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,331
Posted By eddieo45

Which would you buy? 2013 SL550 or 2015 SL400?

I did a number of searches on cars.com and thought I determined that the newest SL I would find under $40,000 was a 2013. I’m trying to deal for one now with about 46,000 miles. I created a new SL...
12-19-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,017
Posted By eddieo45

Cargurus said $10,599 would be a "good deal" and...

Cargurus said $10,599 would be a "good deal" and said "BE HONEST! Buyers respond well to up-front descriptions of dents and imperfections." (I stayed with $10,000 and no negatives in the description)
12-19-2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,017
Posted By eddieo45

sorry; mileage is 80,200. That's in a part of the...

sorry; mileage is 80,200. That's in a part of the ad outside of my copy/paste. I've never any issues with shocks/struts/ transmission and I have no idea "how much to fix the various items not shown."...
12-18-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,017
Posted By eddieo45

selling car, please help with price

KBB says $8,859 - $11,034 [$9,947] for very good, $8,325 - $10,478 [$9,402] for good. I started out asking $12,000 on Cars.com and Craigslist and I'm now down to $11,000 OBO. The calendar and New...
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