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08-14-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,318
Posted By deanmc

I didn't get the handheld, just a flash tune so...

I didn't get the handheld, just a flash tune so no race map, unfortunately. Updated the OP with list of mods.


I've heard nothing but good things about HD! Thanks for your input.


You're...
08-13-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,318
Posted By deanmc

Heads up: HD Tuning vs. OE Tuning

Just wanted to share a friendly run I did with a friend, comparing our tunes. This is my second ECU tune, went from Weistec to OE, but I'm seriously considering a retune by HD after this. My car made...
03-09-2018, 11:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,284
Posted By deanmc

Adam, how did you mount it? I bought one off...

Adam, how did you mount it? I bought one off eBay, also a PSI branded one, but the fitment is pretty bad. Did you still holes for bolts, or just 3m tape and self tapping screws? Can you post pictures...
08-01-2016, 05:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,805
Posted By deanmc

Thanks for the link, but I emailed them awhile...

Thanks for the link, but I emailed them awhile ago, they said they have nothing for facelift C63s.
08-01-2016, 05:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,805
Posted By deanmc

That's what I did, but the vinyl has been...

That's what I did, but the vinyl has been shrinking a little, now some chrome edges are showing.
08-01-2016, 03:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,805
Posted By deanmc

Amy more info on this? I find it hard to believe...

Amy more info on this? I find it hard to believe that no one sells a black grille for facelifted w204s?
04-29-2016, 01:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,079
Posted By deanmc

FYI, the above link contains the old MBUSA...

FYI, the above link contains the old MBUSA address. Here is the updated one to send your requests to:

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Customer Assistance Center
3 Mercedes Dr.
Montvale, NJ 07645
...
04-19-2016, 01:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 931
Posted By deanmc

This was an issue with the F14 model only, it's...

This was an issue with the F14 model only, it's been well documented in the BMW forums as well. I'm surprised it's an ongoing issue, I thought they would have resolved the design issue by now.
04-08-2016, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,498
Posted By deanmc

Hi johnnyblaze, please let me know if the sale...

Hi johnnyblaze, please let me know if the sale falls through. I was speaking with Nick at Benzworks, and he mentioned that one of their customers was selling their kit, I think that might have been...
04-06-2016, 02:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 498
Posted By deanmc

It's the RevoZport (or copy) lip without the...

It's the RevoZport (or copy) lip without the bottom splitter.

You can get these on Ebay:...
04-05-2016, 01:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,405
Posted By deanmc

That's right, it will upshift in S+, but won't in...

That's right, it will upshift in S+, but won't in M.
Proof:
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1120x2000/80-20160404_221411_8a6962c3a0fd79f640894bba8d07b5b0281c6e14.jpg
04-04-2016, 03:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,405
Posted By deanmc

Let the car shift for you. Put in S+ mode,...

Let the car shift for you. Put in S+ mode, choose your locked gear, probably 2nd gear, right? Even though it's locked in 2nd gear, it will continue to upshift once it hits redline.

You don't...
03-14-2016, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,539
Posted By deanmc

HRE P43SC are my favorite, look OEM: ...

HRE P43SC are my favorite, look OEM:

http://www.flickriver.com/photos/wheelsboutique/sets/72157631806200010/
03-14-2016, 02:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,051
Posted By deanmc

If you have KEYLESS GO, then you just need the...

If you have KEYLESS GO, then you just need the button. Should be around $30 USD.
Part #2215450714...
03-14-2016, 03:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,804
Posted By deanmc

Based on the graph, my guess is that the tune was...

Based on the graph, my guess is that the tune was not properly loaded. You should see a difference around the 5k rpm range, when the throttle bodies open up. There shouldn't be a dip or plateau,...
03-07-2016, 05:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,537
Posted By deanmc

If you want real grip, run a drag radial in the...

If you want real grip, run a drag radial in the rear. I run a set of Nitto NT555Rs 285/35/18 on the stock rear wheels, no rubbing, lowered on H&R springs. Keep in mind that NT555Rs run narrow,...
12-30-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,660
Posted By deanmc

Well dynoís donít mean anything unless compared...

Well dynoís donít mean anything unless compared to baseline + gain. Also, different cars put down different numbers.

Just kidding, love you Sony! Nice write up brother!
11-23-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 523
Posted By deanmc

2012 here, my car automatically shut off dyno...

2012 here, my car automatically shut off dyno mode as soon as I started driving after doing dyno pulls.
11-05-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,116
Posted By deanmc

I honestly haven't heard a single aftermarket...

I honestly haven't heard a single aftermarket exhaust that sounds better than stock.
11-02-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By deanmc

Thanks Ins1gnia, but I'm hoping to score a used...

Thanks Ins1gnia, but I'm hoping to score a used one for cheaper.
11-02-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By deanmc

Exclamation WTB: 2012+ OEM Chrome Front Grille

Looking to purchase a 2012 and up OEM front grille for C63 Coupe. Let me know if you have one laying around. Part number A2048802483. Thanks!
11-02-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,338
Posted By deanmc

Here's my buddy Jason's car, it's the only C63 I...

Here's my buddy Jason's car, it's the only C63 I know with transmission transplant. 6 speed sequential shifter:

https://instagram.com/p/5vOjJjIFOL/?taken-by=jamg63
10-24-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,248
Posted By deanmc

Two easy ways: 1) Replica 507 wheels have...

Two easy ways:

1) Replica 507 wheels have the "old" AMG logo stamped on the outside. Authentic ones have the "new" logo witht the slanted A. This is probably the most obvious way to tell.

2)...
09-24-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 13,710
Posted By deanmc

Dyno mode is only for use when your car is on a...

Dyno mode is only for use when your car is on a dynamometer machine. It automatically shuts off once it senses the front wheels moving, so you can't use it as an alternative "traction control off"...
09-15-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,031
Posted By deanmc

Hi Gary, can you please PM me price and payment...

Hi Gary, can you please PM me price and payment info for BS style lip for '12 coupe? Also, do you offer will call pickup? If not, shipping to 92705 please. Thanks.
09-15-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,010
Posted By deanmc

Same issue here, '12 coupe pulls to the right...

Same issue here, '12 coupe pulls to the right after H&R springs install. I've had an alignment performed already, taking it in to another dealership today to get OEM camber bolts installed and...
09-13-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,560
Posted By deanmc

I get this is the morning, too. The first shift...

I get this is the morning, too. The first shift from 2-3 in C mode always sounds like it's slipping. After that, it shifts normally. I've brought it up to the dealer, and they've told me that they...
08-27-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,711
Posted By deanmc

Sold.

Sold.
08-24-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,711
Posted By deanmc

Here's a couple of pics of them on my non-507....

Here's a couple of pics of them on my non-507. Thanks for checking them out!
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/960x639/80-back507_f46b4b668772ca4a4dc0e29dfb95e606d2f9e7bf.jpg
...
08-24-2015, 12:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,711
Posted By deanmc

Lol let's just say way more than I'm selling them...

Lol let's just say way more than I'm selling them for. When I bought these last year, the 507 had just come out, and dealerships were asking over $2000 per wheel, with no TPMS (OEM at $250 each), no...
08-23-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 413
Posted By deanmc

Exclamation FS: OEM Black 507 Edition Wheels in Orange County, CA

https://mbworld.org/forums/c63-amg-w204/597248-fs-oem-black-507-edition-wheels-orange-county-ca.html
08-23-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 507
Posted By deanmc

Arrow FS: OEM Black AMG C63 507 Edition Wheels in Orange County, CA

https://mbworld.org/forums/c63-amg-w204/597248-fs-oem-black-507-edition-wheels-orange-county-ca.html
08-23-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,711
Posted By deanmc

Pics of 3mm nick and scratch. Pic of MB part #.

Pics of 3mm nick and scratch. Pic of MB part #.
08-23-2015, 04:29 PM
07-06-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,043
Posted By deanmc

Bump. Thanks for the add Steve!

Bump. Thanks for the add Steve!
06-30-2015, 03:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,732
Posted By deanmc

Awesome job! Not sure if you realize, but you...

Awesome job! Not sure if you realize, but you have one set with the old AMG logo, and one set with the newer 2012+ slanted A logo. Still, great job!
06-24-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 819
Posted By deanmc

Jacky, I can't tell since there are two pictures,...

Jacky, I can't tell since there are two pictures, but does the x-pipe replace the secondary cats or resonator? Thanks.
06-09-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,113
Posted By deanmc

Kinda bummed to see that fitment on the front...

Kinda bummed to see that fitment on the front lip, I love how rwcarbon is open with pricing. But that fitment would definitely not be ok with me. Beautiful car though, that hood makes such a huge...
06-05-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,459
Posted By deanmc

My last set of tires were Nitto NT05's. The...

My last set of tires were Nitto NT05's. The treadwear rating is horrible, they lasted less than 4000 miles. They hooked well off the line, but only when they were new and properly warmed up. Really...
05-25-2015, 01:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,922
Posted By deanmc

I had the loud pop going up driveways as well....

I had the loud pop going up driveways as well. Had it fixed by dealer under warranty, it's a known issue with the pano roofs. However, the creaking and rattles are coming back, so I'll have to bring...
05-20-2015, 01:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,943
Posted By deanmc

LOL preach nlpamg! You know i get all excited...

LOL preach nlpamg! You know i get all excited when i hear words like "interstate commerce!" :naughty:
05-14-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By deanmc

Like Alexmtl says, it's probably a setting in...

Like Alexmtl says, it's probably a setting in your phone. If you have an android, you can change it in your call settings:...
04-30-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,781
Posted By deanmc

Just curious, why? I don't get why you would need...

Just curious, why? I don't get why you would need the exhaust stream to cross twice.

Is there a reason some are x or h piping their 2nd cats AND keeping resonator?
04-24-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,005
Posted By deanmc

PurpleHeart is correct, only oil temp starts...

PurpleHeart is correct, only oil temp starts blue. I've also hit 280+ oil temp on track and have gone into limp mode, but my oil temp has never turned red. I actually wished it did and gave some...
04-09-2015, 04:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,344
Posted By deanmc

Pretty sure it was a joke, man.

Pretty sure it was a joke, man.
04-08-2015, 03:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,781
Posted By deanmc

Someone correct me if i'm wrong, but my...

Someone correct me if i'm wrong, but my understanding is that whatever you delete, you have to keep as least one section that crosses. So, since the secondary cats are separate, if you delete those,...
03-13-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 13,891
Posted By deanmc

Just to confirm: for true bolt on with no...

Just to confirm: for true bolt on with no cutting, i would need LTH, catted midpipes, and x pipe? Can you pm price plus shipping for all three sections to 92705 please? Thanks!
02-09-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,406
Posted By deanmc

Not yet, I'm planning on taking it in to the...

Not yet, I'm planning on taking it in to the dealership this week, but it's been very intermittent lately, so I'm pretty sure it won't be there when I need them to hear it. Just bought a mechanic's...
02-09-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By deanmc

Arrow PLEASE HELP: Looking for good service advisor/dealership in Orange County, CA

Can any of you socal guys recommend a good service advisor in any of the Orange County dealerships? Looking for a dealership that is AMG-knowledgeable and preferably mod-friendly for Service B.

I...
01-20-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,406
Posted By deanmc

OK I'm pretty sure it's not a fuel valve issue,...

OK I'm pretty sure it's not a fuel valve issue, did the gas cap test, sound is still there.

Energiiz, I've located the general source of the sound, I can hear it loudest when I'm outside the car...
01-19-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,406
Posted By deanmc

Energiiz: I haven't taken my car to the...

Energiiz: I haven't taken my car to the dealership yet, but I just had her checked out by one of the techs at Weistec. The good news is that he says it's definitely not coming from the pistons,...
01-18-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,406
Posted By deanmc

I have the exact same sound, and have not been...

I have the exact same sound, and have not been able to find the source either. It's like a tucka-tucka-tucka pulsing sound, and I can only hear it inside the cabin, and not from the engine bay. Only...
01-09-2015, 02:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,292
Posted By deanmc

That's Josh's (C63 guy) silver dragon. Looks...

That's Josh's (C63 guy) silver dragon. Looks freaking amazing in person!
01-08-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,043
Posted By deanmc

PreFL oil temps flash when cold? My FL oil temp...

PreFL oil temps flash when cold? My FL oil temp stays blue until 176F, then turn white.

Jalopnik just had an article on car warm ups:...
12-17-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,113
Posted By deanmc

Go for it! They look awesome! FYI,...

Go for it! They look awesome!



FYI, HRE, Klassen, and DPE are all American companies based out of Southern California.
12-17-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,779
Posted By deanmc

Do you have pics of the actual lip, any...

Do you have pics of the actual lip, any scratches, cracks, etc? How's the fitment? I'm semi-local in OC.
12-17-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 733
Posted By deanmc

I just noticed that as well from the pics. I...

I just noticed that as well from the pics. I always thought the blinker stalk was too low on my 2012.
12-16-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,448
Posted By deanmc

Leec33, any chance that we were at the same event...

Leec33, any chance that we were at the same event and I met you up in the morning? If so, talk to Saeed, I posted some clips of us rolling together on fb. Nice meeting you, glad to see another amg...
12-01-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,322
Posted By deanmc

That was seriously the longest run-on sentence I...

That was seriously the longest run-on sentence I have ever read in my life loll. So you ran a base C6, and not a Z06, right? The first generation C6's with the LS2 made 400hp stock, so I'm not...
11-03-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,983
Posted By deanmc

Good lord those are beautiful wheels. Look like...

Good lord those are beautiful wheels. Look like OEM 507's, but wider and more aggresive. Bump and good luck!
10-06-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,176
Posted By deanmc

I'd love to see pics. I've always had matte trim...

I'd love to see pics. I've always had matte trim on my BMWs, but just liked the look of gloss more, especially on a lighter car. Guess it looks way different on a black car. :nix:
10-06-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,176
Posted By deanmc

I think that was an option on the MY2012 and up. ...

I think that was an option on the MY2012 and up.

I had the vinyl guy do the top of my door handles too. Here's what she looks like now, but I definitely think I'm going to remove the vinyl off...
10-06-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 514
Posted By deanmc

Bump

Bump
10-06-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,176
Posted By deanmc

Question Question for all the black/murdered/blacked out C63 coupes out there.

So I got my chrome window trim, front grille, LED trim, and trunk trim wrapped in gloss black this weekend...and now I kind of regret it. I thought the gloss black vinyl would look classier than the...
10-01-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 514
Posted By deanmc

Same here, local in Tustin looking for a...

Same here, local in Tustin looking for a recommended alignment shop in the OC. Preferably someone that's worked with C63s before.
09-30-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,009
Posted By deanmc

I've had them for over a week now, and with the...

I've had them for over a week now, and with the offsets/width I'm running, there's absolutely no rubbing.



Thanks Overated, I PM'd you back. There's a few other pics of coupes without the...
09-28-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,009
Posted By deanmc

Thanks vaclavsv! I've been meaning to do that,...

Thanks vaclavsv! I've been meaning to do that, but the chrome is starting to grow on me!
09-26-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,009
Posted By deanmc

PICS: C63 Coupe on H&R Springs and Forgestar CF10s

I've had my car for about 3 months now, and just wanted to share some quick phone pics of my car as she looks right now. Except for a little overheating at the track, I've enjoyed every minute of...
09-26-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,759
Posted By deanmc

The new VFF101 flow formed wheels will be...

The new VFF101 flow formed wheels will be released in the next month or so with C63 fitment, and should be around the $2200 range, so that's definitely a good alternative to consider.
09-26-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,759
Posted By deanmc

I'm going to mirror what VaclavSV said, don't go...

I'm going to mirror what VaclavSV said, don't go with Forgestars. I have a set of the CF10's and I love the way they look, but you will get very minimal support from them if something goes wrong. ...
09-24-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,385
Posted By deanmc

Purpleheart, I tried to take a couple of pics of...

Purpleheart, I tried to take a couple of pics of the inside of my wheel well with the car on the ground.

Specs:
'12 coupe
Rear wheels are Forgestar 19" x 10" +52
Rear tires are 275/30/19...
09-24-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,552
Posted By deanmc

Jacky, thanks for the info. I'm not local to...

Jacky, thanks for the info. I'm not local to you, but based on the pics you provided, I went with the stock pads as well. Drop on my 12 coupe is perfect, and I'm glad I didn't go with the thicker...
Forum: W219
09-22-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 431
Posted By deanmc

FS in SoCal: 20" HRE P40SC Satin Black (C63BS, CLK63BS, and CLS63 Fitment Only)

Hey guys, I'm putting up a set of 20" HRE P40SC for a buddy of mine. Specs are below:

Wheels: HRE P40SC, Satin Black, Forged
Size: 20" x 9" front, 20" x 11" rear
Condition: Wheels are in really...
09-22-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,164
Posted By deanmc

FS in SoCal: 20" HRE P40SC Satin Black (C63BS, CLK63BS, and CLS63 Fitment Only)

Hey guys, I'm putting up a set of 20" HRE P40SC for a buddy of mine. Specs are below:

Wheels: HRE P40SC, Satin Black, Forged
Size: 20" x 9" front, 20" x 11" rear
Condition: Wheels are in really...
09-22-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 437
Posted By deanmc

FS in SoCal: 20" HRE P40SC Satin Black (C63BS, CLK63BS, and CLS63 Fitment Only)

Hey guys, I'm putting up a set of 20" HRE P40SC for a buddy of mine. Specs are below:

Wheels: HRE P40SC, Satin Black, Forged
Size: 20" x 9" front, 20" x 11" rear
Condition: Wheels are in really...
09-18-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,552
Posted By deanmc

It looks to me that the coupes don't suffer from...

It looks to me that the coupes don't suffer from the "saggy butt" syndrome with H&Rs as much as the sedans do. Do you guys think the thicker 17mm pads are necessary with the coupes? The rake looks...
09-15-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 517
Posted By deanmc

Yes I do! Can you PM me price shipped to 92705? ...

Yes I do! Can you PM me price shipped to 92705? Thanks!
09-15-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 517
Posted By deanmc

Where to purchase black conical lug bolts for Forgestar wheels?

Got my wheels and tpms, just waiting for tires to come in now. Only thing I forgot is that Forgestars require conical wheel bolts.

Can someone send me a link to where you've purchased them? I...
09-13-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 986
Posted By deanmc

I feel you brother, been looking all over for a...

I feel you brother, been looking all over for a black grill. Everything on ebay is for PFL, or non-AMG.
09-12-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,446
Posted By deanmc

Nice keep us updated with the install. Your car...

Nice keep us updated with the install. Your car seems to run a lot cooler than most 2012's, but then again, there is a huge difference between spirited driving and track driving, where I hardly got...
09-10-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,446
Posted By deanmc

Thanks for the recommendations guys. I know...

Thanks for the recommendations guys. I know there was a thread awhile ago about a member having some success with different oil, and someone else mentioning a tune parameter that allows the fan to...
09-09-2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,446
Posted By deanmc

WTF! @#$!& Limp Mode at the Track.

WARNING: Rant ahead...

Just wanted to share my experience at the track this weekend. Ran at Streets of Willow, did three 20 minute sessions, car went into limp mode 2 out of 3 sessions. Ambient...
09-03-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,454
Posted By deanmc

I have the Passport 8500 X50, black model. It's...

I have the Passport 8500 X50, black model. It's consistently been proven as the best detector in the $300 price range, and even against higher models. Got it from Best Buy when it was on sale, plus...
08-29-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 17,247
Posted By deanmc

Lol Sid you're a member of every car...

Lol Sid you're a member of every car forum...except the Facebook shifts3ctor group. Get a fb account already!
08-29-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,227
Posted By deanmc

Here's the thread: ...

Here's the thread:

https://mbworld.org/forums/clk63-black-series-forum-registry/554102-august-30th-2014-cars-coffee-amg-invasion.html
08-29-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 17,247
Posted By deanmc

New guy here, please add me to the list: C63...

New guy here, please add me to the list: C63 Coupe (black). See you guys there!

Charles
08-29-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,227
Posted By deanmc

AMG meet at Cars and Coffee Irvine tomorrow, 08/30/14.

Anyone else going? Supposed to be a big group of AMGs there tomorrow.
08-25-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,971
Posted By deanmc

Sorry, don't mean to highjack, but Strat are you...

Sorry, don't mean to highjack, but Strat are you in California? Thursday is supposed to be awesome, but there were some fun peaks out this morning in South OC.
08-25-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 13,501
Posted By deanmc

I have a set of these in black, and absolutely...

I have a set of these in black, and absolutely love them. Lighter than the stock 18 or 19's, and they're FORGED, not cast. Best looking OEM wheels in my opinion.

Here are the OEM part #'s for...
08-25-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,999
Posted By deanmc

No cost? Do it, why not?

No cost? Do it, why not?
08-25-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,022
Posted By deanmc

Get in touch with member "fraktv", he did a...

Get in touch with member "fraktv", he did a similar rebuild:
https://mbworld.org/forums/c63-amg-w204/526964-2010-c63-needs-facelift.html

Good luck!
08-24-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,905
Posted By deanmc

Actually, those reps look horrible. I have a set...

Actually, those reps look horrible. I have a set of a OEM 507 wheels, and they look very different. The lip is wrong, the silver time attack ring on OEM ones don't go all the way to the edge. The...
08-19-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 418
Posted By deanmc

I get something similar during the first gear...

I get something similar during the first gear shift from 2-3, after a cold start and only in C. I think it's my transmission slipping between gears. I had the dealership look into it, but they said...
08-15-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,632
Posted By deanmc

M3 LOLZ is already taken anyways, according to...

M3 LOLZ is already taken anyways, according to the CA DMV.
08-13-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 955
Posted By deanmc

I'm pretty sure OP is talking about a...

I'm pretty sure OP is talking about a black-colored emblem, not a black series badge lol.
08-12-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 786
Posted By deanmc

Same here, dealership says it's pretty common...

Same here, dealership says it's pretty common with coupes. It's covered under warranty, but I just haven't had time to take it in yet.
08-11-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,104
Posted By deanmc

Bumping this for response. Thanks SupremePower.

Bumping this for response. Thanks SupremePower.
08-10-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,161
Posted By deanmc

Blkrokt, hit up user Freefall, or check out this...

Blkrokt, hit up user Freefall, or check out this thread here: https://mbworld.org/forums/c63-amg-w204/550901-parts-available-gutted-my-2012-c63-coupe.html

His car is being gutted by GSR autosport,...
08-10-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,161
Posted By deanmc

Alwayslooking: Thank you for posting the...

Alwayslooking: Thank you for posting the directions, followed them exactly and was able to get to my cluster. Unclipped one side of the the cluster cover and shook the damn bug out, finally. ...
08-09-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,161
Posted By deanmc

Alwayslooking...this is awesome. I'm going to...

Alwayslooking...this is awesome. I'm going to give it a go tomorrow afternoon. Thanks again brother!
08-09-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,104
Posted By deanmc

1. sinape62 2. deanmc How much installed?...

1. sinape62
2. deanmc

How much installed? I'm local in OC. Thanks.
08-08-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,161
Posted By deanmc

I think it's for people that buy a used one, and...

I think it's for people that buy a used one, and need to calibrate the miles to their specific car? Not sure.
08-08-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,161
Posted By deanmc

@Maximus, I'm going to PM him. Edit: He removed...

@Maximus, I'm going to PM him. Edit: He removed PFL, I need to remove FL cluster.
@AlwaysLooking, PM coming your way!
@PurpleHeart, hahah still waiting, I'll let you know if I can get some help...
08-07-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,161
Posted By deanmc

Bump, help anyone?

Bump, help anyone?
08-04-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 905
Posted By deanmc

Nice! How did you fit the clamping ring over the...

Nice! How did you fit the clamping ring over the mirror post? I wanted to do this, but the post doesn't seem long enough to fit the clamp. And did you hardwire or just run cord along trim?
08-02-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By deanmc

I'm down. How about a cars and coffee cruise to...

I'm down. How about a cars and coffee cruise to Irvine?
07-31-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 763
Posted By deanmc

Widebody is so damn sexy on that thing.

Widebody is so damn sexy on that thing.
07-30-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,123
Posted By deanmc

Hahahah what's going on brother, I thought I'd...

Hahahah what's going on brother, I thought I'd find you on here eventually. This is Charles from SCCA. I keep saying it, but I really can't wait to see the finished product, especially the roof.
...
07-25-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,778
Posted By deanmc

I emailed him before, they don't carry black...

I emailed him before, they don't carry black grilles for '12+ coupe and facelift models. Sucks.
07-21-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 866
Posted By deanmc

Huge gains on most recent dyno chart...

Since everyone's been posting their dynos lately, just wanted to see if I could get some help interpreting my most recent pulls on a dynojet: :rolf:
07-14-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,135
Posted By deanmc

My SA called earlier this afternoon, said I was...

My SA called earlier this afternoon, said I was right, they put the incorrect oil in. I'm taking the car in tomorrow afternoon to get 0W40. Ridiculous. What kind of potential damage might the 5W30...
07-14-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,135
Posted By deanmc

No difference felt, temperature seems normal and...

No difference felt, temperature seems normal and usual hovers around the 228 range.

I just called the dealership, and at first, the SA I talked to said that 5W30 is the correct weight for Southern...
07-14-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,135
Posted By deanmc

God dammit. After reading this thread, i...

God dammit.

After reading this thread, i checked my most recent Service A printout...dealership put in 9.5 quarts of 5w-30. I've put about 700 miles on the car since then. How urgently do I need...
07-09-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,452
Posted By deanmc

Please PM best cash price for local pickup. ...

Please PM best cash price for local pickup. Thanks Robert!
07-09-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,952
Posted By deanmc

Please PM me local cash pick-up price, and also...

Please PM me local cash pick-up price, and also price shipped to 92705. Thank you.
07-08-2014, 02:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,161
Posted By deanmc

Thanks for the offer purpleheart, but I'm hoping...

Thanks for the offer purpleheart, but I'm hoping to resolve this soon, though.

Still need help, any MB techs out there, or anyone with access to service manuals?
07-07-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,679
Posted By deanmc

Nice wheels, and great deal! These shouldn't...

Nice wheels, and great deal! These shouldn't last long!
07-02-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,161
Posted By deanmc

Bump for hellllppp!

Bump for hellllppp!
07-01-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,161
Posted By deanmc

Lol, yeah, this situation really doesn't fly with...

Lol, yeah, this situation really doesn't fly with me.



I figured out that I need to remove the trim piece first to access the plastic, but I don't want to just pull on it. Meh, maybe I'll...
06-30-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,161
Posted By deanmc

There are a couple vids on youtube, and I know...

There are a couple vids on youtube, and I know I've seen a written DIY on the non-AMG W204 C Class forum, I think. Here's one I found for pre-facelift:
Mercedes W204 By Dashfixer - YouTube



I...
06-30-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,161
Posted By deanmc

DIY Instrument Cluster/Gauge Removal for 2012+ Models?

Does anyone have a DIY on how to remove the instrument cluster for 2012 and up facelifted/coupe models? I have a bug that somehow crawled in my instrument cluster and died, and the dealer wants $150...
06-29-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,738
Posted By deanmc

If you guys are looking for a plain AMG shirt,...

If you guys are looking for a plain AMG shirt, try this one from shirtboss.com. New logo, plus come in kids sizes, too. Kids' shirts are nice, but my large fits a little weird. ...
06-25-2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,543
Posted By deanmc

Quality matte or gloss black front grille for...

Quality matte or gloss black front grille for 2012+ coupe, please!
06-18-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,132
Posted By deanmc

I've actually seen better ones, but they all have...

I've actually seen better ones, but they all have the "older" AMG logo, not the new one.
06-18-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,132
Posted By deanmc

Found a really nice one. Group buy anyone? ...

Found a really nice one. Group buy anyone?

http://i00.i.aliimg.com/wsphoto/v1/453937628_1/-font-b-MERCEDES-b-font-BENZ-font-b-AMG-b-font-Badge-font-b-Emblem.jpg
06-18-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 930
Posted By deanmc

I agree, color of car makes a big difference. I...

I agree, color of car makes a big difference. I would go matte black if you have black car for some contrast, but I really like gloss black trim on any other color, looks more classy to me.
06-17-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 896
Posted By deanmc

Awesome, thanks saph! West co is a little far for...

Awesome, thanks saph! West co is a little far for me, but i just might go there if it means better service. Thanks again.
06-16-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 896
Posted By deanmc

Hey Stratman, thanks for the recommendation. ...

Hey Stratman, thanks for the recommendation. Yeah, I found Fletcher Jones to be pricier than most dealerships (for parts, anyways), but I'll keep your guy in mind. Thanks again!
06-16-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 304
Posted By deanmc

Good Service Advisor or Dealership in Southern California

I cross-posted in the C63 forums, hoping someone here can help me as well.

Can anyone recommend a good Service Advisor at any Southern California MB dealership, preferably in Orange County? I...
06-16-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 896
Posted By deanmc

Good Service Advisor or Dealership in Southern California

Can anyone recommend a good Service Advisor at any Southern California MB dealership, preferably in Orange County? I have a service coming up, and have some warranty issues I'd like the dealership...
06-12-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 416
Posted By deanmc

Yup, it's a C63 BS. I see what you're saying, the...

Yup, it's a C63 BS. I see what you're saying, the reflection of the SLS makes it look like the BS has hips.
06-12-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,817
Posted By deanmc

Thanks, me too. 507's are very handsome indeed....

Thanks, me too. 507's are very handsome indeed. Yeah, I already ordered the CF10s, wanted to go with wider wheels with more aggressive offset without using spacers.
06-11-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,849
Posted By deanmc

Sweet Jesus that is a beautiful car. Nicely done,...

Sweet Jesus that is a beautiful car. Nicely done, Maroon!
06-11-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,343
Posted By deanmc

What about the C63 Black Series? You'd think a...

What about the C63 Black Series? You'd think a $120,000+ car would come with Xenons, right? Nope....

http://www.carmag.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/c6301.jpg
06-11-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,817
Posted By deanmc

Gracias guys! Thanks LakeShow, I...

Gracias guys!



Thanks LakeShow, I appreciate it! Let's just say I paid more than what my wife thought was reasonable, but less than dealership pricing. :rolf:

I'm just riding on these...
06-10-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,817
Posted By deanmc

Thanks guys, I appreciate the love! ...

Thanks guys, I appreciate the love!



Thanks BenDiem! Had a hard time deciding between black and other colors, but there's just something about a black Mercedes that I love.



Thanks man!...
06-10-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,817
Posted By deanmc

Thumbs up Pics of my C63 coupe on black 507 wheels

I was able to get a set of OEM 507 wheels off a local forum member who passed on a set being sold by a friend. Just wanted to share some pics of my coupe from the HRE open house pre-meet at Carninja...
06-05-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,610
Posted By deanmc

That rear is perfect. This is how the car should...

That rear is perfect. This is how the car should have come from the factory!
06-03-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 15,460
Posted By deanmc

Yeah, I don't see the point of getting a $200...

Yeah, I don't see the point of getting a $200 grille from 55tech if all they do is wrap the chrome one. You could spend way less getting the one you already have wrapped.
06-03-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2,367
Views: 255,324
Posted By deanmc

Thanks Joe!

Thanks Joe!
06-03-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 2,367
Views: 255,324
Posted By deanmc

Whenever you get a chance: VIN #:...

Whenever you get a chance:

VIN #: WDDGJ7HB8CF827844

Thanks in advance for this service Joe!
06-02-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,229
Posted By deanmc

^What he said. 4K would be about what I would...

^What he said. 4K would be about what I would pay, with tires and TPMS. But that's just me. Are tires included in the sale?

Edit: NM, just saw that your buddy is selling with tires. Go for it,...
05-15-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,177
Posted By deanmc

I'm in Tustin, Orange County. Nice to see...

I'm in Tustin, Orange County. Nice to see another So Cal member!
05-15-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,177
Posted By deanmc

You are awesome. Thanks again for checking it...

You are awesome. Thanks again for checking it out. Let me know if I can repay the favor in California some time! I'll keep you guys posted.
05-14-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,177
Posted By deanmc

Guys, I'm really appreciative of this outpouring...

Guys, I'm really appreciative of this outpouring of support and help. Thank you guys for your willingness to take your own time to help me solve my issues.

So the sales manager called me today,...
05-14-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,177
Posted By deanmc

Yeah, the coupe is "mine." Was able to get a...

Yeah, the coupe is "mine." Was able to get a great deal on it, plus free shipping. That may be the reason for the delay, they were waiting to get lowest bid on shipping, or waiting for other deals to...
05-14-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,177
Posted By deanmc

USCGTO, thanks I really appreciate your help. ...

USCGTO, thanks I really appreciate your help. Called the manager this morning, he said i should have car by tomorrow. I told him that wasn't possible since the trucker called yesterday and said car...
05-13-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,177
Posted By deanmc

Need HELP dealing with dealership in Houston TX!

Hey guys, I recently purchased a C63 coupe from First Auto Connection, a used car dealership in Houston. Long story short, they received my down payment on 05/01/14, and my car has not left Houston...
05-13-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 862
Posted By deanmc

Where did you get the body-colored sidemarkers...

Where did you get the body-colored sidemarkers from? I looked through the ebay seller's items, and didn't see them. I've been looking for a vendor that sells them painted.
04-30-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,404
Posted By deanmc

My guess is slight variations of actual shoulder...

My guess is slight variations of actual shoulder width between the Super Sport and A/S3. The rubbing looks pretty light, as I don't see any marks on your tires, so we're talking maybe .5 millimeters...
04-30-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,404
Posted By deanmc

Yup, that's exactly why he's rubbing and you're...

Yup, that's exactly why he's rubbing and you're not. The stretch of the 275 on a 10.5" width keeps the shoulders away from the fenders.

OP, I'd say the cheapest options for you at this point are...
04-30-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 828
Posted By deanmc

Yeah, I recognize some vendors that sell on both...

Yeah, I recognize some vendors that sell on both bmw and mb forums. I don't know, maybe the 3 series crowd/age draws more mods?
04-29-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 828
Posted By deanmc

Arrow New C63 Owner/Member...Where Are the all the Aftermarket Vendors??

Hi everyone,

New (to me) 2012 c63 coupe owner and member checking in here. Been browsing around, and there's a lot of great info. Already found correct offset and tire fitment for aftermarket...
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