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07-09-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 15,538
Posted By Stevedotmil

You know you own a C300 6MT when everyone acts...

You know you own a C300 6MT when everyone acts like you said unicorn when you say manual transmission. Or when you are the ONLY European sport sedan that you can't buy with a manual transmission.
07-06-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,529
Posted By Stevedotmil

Yeah I guess not. You have to have the box in...

Yeah I guess not. You have to have the box in there in order to use the cable.
07-06-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,178
Posted By Stevedotmil

Everyone with a manual W204 should go on the...

Everyone with a manual W204 should go on the TWMperformance.com site and send them an email asking them to make a replacement short shifter for our cars. I have sent them about 15 so far.
07-06-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 60,132
Posted By Stevedotmil

I changed mine and am very happy with the...

I changed mine and am very happy with the results. This is a must do for us basic audio guys with a W204. Clear undistorted sound is all that comes out now. All that's missing is a little bass but...
07-06-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,178
Posted By Stevedotmil

Ha ha... man we are getting cheesy in here.

Ha ha... man we are getting cheesy in here.
07-06-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,529
Posted By Stevedotmil

How does te iPod cable connect to the Audio 20 if...

How does te iPod cable connect to the Audio 20 if it even does?
07-06-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 1,025,004
Posted By Stevedotmil

Looks great with the new shoes.

Looks great with the new shoes.
07-06-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,178
Posted By Stevedotmil

Welcome to the site and to the rare breed of...

Welcome to the site and to the rare breed of Benz. I love mine. We gotta stick together. No pun intended.
07-05-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,447
Posted By Stevedotmil

The design sucks and who really has 20K just for...

The design sucks and who really has 20K just for wheels?
06-30-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 1,025,004
Posted By Stevedotmil

Thanks Loonie. I'm going to Germany to live there...

Thanks Loonie. I'm going to Germany to live there for 2 years in January so I'm going to try and find all the good stuff I can from there for my C. Or trade it in when I get back and get a C63.
06-30-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 1,025,004
Posted By Stevedotmil

Anyone in here have CCW wheels? I'm really...

Anyone in here have CCW wheels? I'm really thinking about saving up and getting a set.
06-30-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,872
Posted By Stevedotmil

http://www.bing.com/search?q=AMG+OZ+3-piece+Forged...

http://www.bing.com/search?q=AMG+OZ+3-piece+Forged+17x10&src=IE-SearchBox&FORM=IE8SRC
06-29-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,877
Posted By Stevedotmil

The rears are only 8 inches wide or I would be on...

The rears are only 8 inches wide or I would be on the 810's that you have Sportstick. I just replaced the rears with 255's and the manufacturer of the tires says no to that. That 1/2 inch makes a...
06-26-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,132
Posted By Stevedotmil

I should've done this. But then again I wouldn't...

I should've done this. But then again I wouldn't have a reason to get a different style bumper then would I? I don't think it would've stopped the squirel from cracking the lower crossbar though.
06-26-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,436
Posted By Stevedotmil

I had a C250 loaner a while back and kind of felt...

I had a C250 loaner a while back and kind of felt the same as the OP. Once you learn where it kicks in it's actually a pretty fun car to drive. I wish it came with a manual trans though. Then it...
06-26-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 857
Posted By Stevedotmil

My 6 speed is always in "Sport" mode. Welcome to...

My 6 speed is always in "Sport" mode. Welcome to the forum and congrats on the car.
06-25-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,188
Posted By Stevedotmil

I thought about buying some clear PlastiDip and...

I thought about buying some clear PlastiDip and hitting the car up on the front before my next long trip and then when I'm done just peeling it off along with all the bugs.
06-25-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,117
Posted By Stevedotmil

http://youtu.be/PdFLoZ1kNYI This is the...

http://youtu.be/PdFLoZ1kNYI

This is the video on youtube that I used and it worked perfectly.
06-24-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 1,025,004
Posted By Stevedotmil

Try almost 5K on TireRack. So after the KW3's and...

Try almost 5K on TireRack. So after the KW3's and tires he's pushing 9K and then if he added Eibach sways that would be close to the new price of a Cheap Kia....ha ha.
06-24-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 638
Posted By Stevedotmil

Welcome back. Augusta is a nice town. I'm over in...

Welcome back. Augusta is a nice town. I'm over in Columbia, SC. The MB dealership here is great except for the prices. Ha ha. I don't know about over in Savannah though. Why were you gone if you...
06-23-2012, 11:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,117
Posted By Stevedotmil

I did the brake fluid flush since I was pushing...

I did the brake fluid flush since I was pushing 30k. Can't be too careful.
06-22-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,117
Posted By Stevedotmil

Service B has the Brake Fluid flush as well as...

Service B has the Brake Fluid flush as well as the oil change. I just got mine done. Just the oil change and brake flush. I did the rest. I will be going to the Indy shop from now on though.
06-22-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,385
Posted By Stevedotmil

I wonder if those tips would work with the C63...

I wonder if those tips would work with the C63 diffuser? Nicely done.
06-22-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,188
Posted By Stevedotmil

Dr. Colorchip = yes Bugs on the front = ...

Dr. Colorchip = yes
Bugs on the front = fabric softener dryer sheets. Dunk them in the soapy water and scrub away. Softener breaks up the bug guts enzymes and the fabric catches the hard parts....
06-21-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,117
Posted By Stevedotmil

You can look it up on YouTube as to how to get...

You can look it up on YouTube as to how to get the message off.
06-21-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,128
Posted By Stevedotmil

I just put Kumho Ecsta 4X all seasons on the rear...

I just put Kumho Ecsta 4X all seasons on the rear and they are great. Half the price and comparable reviews on TireRack. I went 255 from 245 though. $181.00 shipped to the house.
06-16-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,358
Posted By Stevedotmil

This is just awesome. But yeah....follow the...

This is just awesome. But yeah....follow the manual.
06-16-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 20,334
Posted By Stevedotmil

This is the reason racing seats were invented. So...

This is the reason racing seats were invented. So when your "loose/sticky" car changes pitch you don't go through the side window onto the street. Good information on this thread.
06-16-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,846
Posted By Stevedotmil

Drill, wire wheel, caliper paint, repeat X4. New...

Drill, wire wheel, caliper paint, repeat X4. New rotors
06-16-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 19,757
Posted By Stevedotmil

The intake from the 350 and a tune should do it.

The intake from the 350 and a tune should do it.
06-09-2012, 12:17 PM
06-07-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,360
Posted By Stevedotmil

How much for W204 H&R Super Sport springs shipped...

How much for W204 H&R Super Sport springs shipped to 29223. Thanks.
06-07-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 975
Posted By Stevedotmil

Those are some nice cars. Love the old Type 1's...

Those are some nice cars. Love the old Type 1's and VW cats. Nice to see Benz rims on the VW's and Audi's too. Ha Ha.
06-07-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,475
Posted By Stevedotmil

I use Meguire's Mirror Finish line for paint...

I use Meguire's Mirror Finish line for paint correction, sealer, and wax. DA Porter Cable of course. Go to AutoGeek dot net and watch all the videos on there then read. There are some good specials...
06-06-2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,087
Posted By Stevedotmil

LOLZ.....

LOLZ.....
06-05-2012, 09:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,155
Posted By Stevedotmil

That's an easy fix. The rest of the car is...

That's an easy fix. The rest of the car is stellar though. 800hp, I will take 1 please. I need a car where the torque had to be limited so the transmission that didnt belong on a V12 won't explode.
06-04-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 951
Posted By Stevedotmil

Agree totally. I hate having to have a loaner...

Agree totally. I hate having to have a loaner from the stealership. It's just not the same. Yo have the same fun in the auto I feel like I'm driving st 8/10ths. Good luck in your search.
06-03-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,025
Posted By Stevedotmil

Anything but the regular black is pretty hard to...

Anything but the regular black is pretty hard to find if you don't get it off the net. Oh and larger pictures would be good.
06-01-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 955
Posted By Stevedotmil

The middle number is the percentage of the width....

The middle number is the percentage of the width. The overall diameter is still the same or circumference. Stock staggered AMG wheels in 18 have a 255/35/18 on the rear. You should be just fine.
Forum: South
06-01-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,131
Posted By Stevedotmil

Cars and Coffee Charlotte

Like the title says. EVERY first Saturday of the month the Cars and Coffee Charlotte meet is held at the NC Music Factory parking lot. Over 600 spaces and a diner to eat at. Times are from...
06-01-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 30,129
Posted By Stevedotmil

Looks great.

Looks great.
05-28-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,608
Posted By Stevedotmil

Heavily modded C Class I'm guessing. Someone...

Heavily modded C Class I'm guessing. Someone pieced some stuff together to make a combo they liked.
05-25-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,614
Posted By Stevedotmil

Remember also Gentlemen that just because you...

Remember also Gentlemen that just because you drive a 40K+ car doesn't mean you have money to throw away or you have to be snooty. Just saying. Rich people didn't get rich by blowing all their money.
Replies: 4
Views: 905
Posted By Stevedotmil

After driving on the new Kumho's for a little...

After driving on the new Kumho's for a little while I really am impressed with this tire. I'm going to be buying them for a while. Dry is like a Extreme Summer tire and Wet is almost just as good. I...
05-25-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,614
Posted By Stevedotmil

Here's what my car looked like. No one else had...

Here's what my car looked like. No one else had these especially on the car I had them on.

http://sphotos.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/19859_1381935708070_1222269578_1161253_8214704_n.jpg...
05-24-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,614
Posted By Stevedotmil

I had these rims on a previous car and they...

I had these rims on a previous car and they weren't that heavy in 17". Never had any issues with them. Previous car was black and they set it off nice.
Forum: South
05-23-2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,638
Posted By Stevedotmil

Check out the www.carolinaeuros.com forums. There...

Check out the www.carolinaeuros.com forums. There are quite a few great shops on there.
05-21-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 87,263
Posted By Stevedotmil

I got 3M carbon film at 35% and can't be happier....

I got 3M carbon film at 35% and can't be happier. Heat is cut by a lot and I have a lifetime installation and defects warranty at any 3M dealer. I paid 215 for the whole car.
05-19-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,914
Posted By Stevedotmil

Thought you weren't going to drop the car. Good...

Thought you weren't going to drop the car. Good luck.
05-16-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,593
Posted By Stevedotmil

Go to Autogeek.net and there are hours of videos...

Go to Autogeek.net and there are hours of videos on car detailing and information....all free as well.
Replies: 4
Views: 905
Posted By Stevedotmil

I can see why. I just got them at the house and...

I can see why. I just got them at the house and they are an inch wider than the stock tires.
05-15-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 10,661
Posted By Stevedotmil

Sarcasim at its finest.

Sarcasim at its finest.
05-14-2012, 10:44 PM
05-13-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,385
Posted By Stevedotmil

^ Good points. I had an 08 Z4 and traded that in...

^ Good points. I had an 08 Z4 and traded that in for my C Class. I really enjoyed the driving dynamics of the Zed but the comfort and build quality of my MB was a good trade off. Nothing some sways,...
Forum: Europe
05-13-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 27,848
Posted By Stevedotmil

I will be heading to Germany this fall. Hope...

I will be heading to Germany this fall. Hope there are some MBWorld folks that would like to go to the Hamburg Cars and Coffee with me when I get there.
Forum: Cigars
05-13-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 1,334
Views: 92,718
Posted By Stevedotmil

This is a very motivational thread indeed......

This is a very motivational thread indeed......
05-13-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,262
Posted By Stevedotmil

Those are the ones I have. Too bad you won't ship...

Those are the ones I have. Too bad you won't ship them. And I'm putting new rubber on the rears this week.
Forum: Kill Stories
05-12-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,325
Posted By Stevedotmil

This is what you get when you stretch and poke...

This is what you get when you stretch and poke your wheels and tires and then drive the speed limit on the highway. Hydroplane anyone?
Replies: 4
Views: 905
Posted By Stevedotmil

I went ahead and ordered the two rear...

I went ahead and ordered the two rear replacements in 255/40/17. They should be fine. I will post some pictures of the differences once I get them mounted later this week. I'm sure I will have more...
Replies: 4
Views: 905
Posted By Stevedotmil

Wider tire on stock rim?

I have been driving my 2010 C Class Sport 6M for a year and finally wore the stock Michelin MXHX tires down to the wear bars on the rear. It has the stock 17x8.5 wheels on the rear for staggered...
05-08-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,057
Posted By Stevedotmil

GLWS. Tirerack reviews killed these tires. And...

GLWS. Tirerack reviews killed these tires. And they are more expensive than the Pilot Sport A/S +.
05-07-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 845
Posted By Stevedotmil

That's how it works out for me.

That's how it works out for me.
05-06-2012, 12:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,479
Posted By Stevedotmil

I have USAA but then again I'm 36. Good luck in...

I have USAA but then again I'm 36. Good luck in your search. I remember those days. Remember that you get what you pay for when it comes to insurance. At least you aren't moving to Germany and your...
05-06-2012, 12:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,217
Posted By Stevedotmil

More torque maybe for the 4Matic??? Just guessing.

More torque maybe for the 4Matic??? Just guessing.
05-06-2012, 12:02 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,206
Posted By Stevedotmil

Those are some classy rims yah got thur.

Those are some classy rims yah got thur.
04-29-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 50,767
Posted By Stevedotmil

Very nice Mario. I will be letting you know when...

Very nice Mario. I will be letting you know when the going away thing is. How much were your tires when you last replaced them and where did you go? My rears are down to the wear bars and I found a...
04-27-2012, 12:00 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 50,767
Posted By Stevedotmil

Man, once you have the bug it's gonna just keep...

Man, once you have the bug it's gonna just keep going Sono. I'm holding off for when I get over there to the Motherland. Probably some really good stuff over there. If there's anything you want while...
04-21-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,713
Posted By Stevedotmil

Thanks. I'm trying to find a buddy with a good...

Thanks. I'm trying to find a buddy with a good SLR to borrow for a weekend so I can take some good shots.
04-21-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 19,156
Posted By Stevedotmil

Index cards work well for the tires.

Index cards work well for the tires.
04-18-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,527
Posted By Stevedotmil

Nice.

Nice.
04-17-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,262
Posted By Stevedotmil

Very. Are we talking we each pay the shipping to...

Very. Are we talking we each pay the shipping to the other and call it good?
04-15-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,128
Posted By Stevedotmil

welcome and yes I agree they are best suited for...

welcome and yes I agree they are best suited for the highway. my 2010 really loves to stretch her legs on the long roads with high speed limits.
04-09-2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,397
Posted By Stevedotmil

I'm still waiting for the aftermarket to make a...

I'm still waiting for the aftermarket to make a nice knob for my 6 speed that isn't a Brabus overpriced art project.
03-28-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,713
Posted By Stevedotmil

Thanks. I'm really looking forward to getting...

Thanks. I'm really looking forward to getting over there.
03-27-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,713
Posted By Stevedotmil

Got the cup surround replaced under warranty. Had...

Got the cup surround replaced under warranty. Had the Service B minus done. That was a stealership experience. The good news is that I won't have to deal with that for a while. I'm taking my car back...
03-20-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 903
Posted By Stevedotmil

This thread went bad quickly.

This thread went bad quickly.
03-18-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,670
Posted By Stevedotmil

These are perfect for W204. Smaller tires would...

These are perfect for W204. Smaller tires would be needed though. GLWS
03-11-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,533
Posted By Stevedotmil

I have the manual as well and have no clunk. I...

I have the manual as well and have no clunk. I too have had a year to finally get used to the shifting action. I may go back to the Roundel but in ///M trim next time as well.
03-11-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,623
Posted By Stevedotmil

I see a tune in your future. Less than 1K and you...

I see a tune in your future. Less than 1K and you will get a little closer to the power the C350 had.
03-11-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,318
Posted By Stevedotmil

There's no boost to adjust on the C300.

There's no boost to adjust on the C300.
03-11-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 62,269
Posted By Stevedotmil

I wonder what I would have to do to get one of...

I wonder what I would have to do to get one of those over here when I come back from there......sick rides everyone.
03-11-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,169
Posted By Stevedotmil

I think that kid was doomed as soon as he was...

I think that kid was doomed as soon as he was given the video camera and some spare time.
03-11-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 1,025,004
Posted By Stevedotmil

Those should work just fine. They are well within...

Those should work just fine. They are well within the limits of crazy and stock.
03-06-2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,950
Posted By Stevedotmil

That's cool. My car is a manual. Wouldn't have it...

That's cool. My car is a manual. Wouldn't have it any other way. I have a couple years left till I hit 20 and they are sending me to Germany at the end of the year. Lucky me.
03-06-2012, 10:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,134
Posted By Stevedotmil

I too used the 3M electical tape. 3/4" and it...

I too used the 3M electical tape. 3/4" and it turned out great. We will see how it holds up to the summer here in South Carolina. Haven't done the lower window trim yet.
03-06-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,950
Posted By Stevedotmil

Very nice ride. I like the little sparkle in...

Very nice ride. I like the little sparkle in those Vossens on your white car. Are you at Huachuca? I'm at Jackson till the end of the year then I'm taking my car to the motherland to find me a sign...
03-06-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,032
Posted By Stevedotmil

I like em. They go well with your white car.

I like em. They go well with your white car.
02-29-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,699
Posted By Stevedotmil

Why are you looking go a stock exhaust? I'm in SC.

Why are you looking go a stock exhaust? I'm in SC.
02-29-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,315
Posted By Stevedotmil

PM sent

PM sent
Replies: 1
Views: 2,254
Posted By Stevedotmil

What offsets do you have for the W204 in matte?...

What offsets do you have for the W204 in matte? Thanks
02-26-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,410
Posted By Stevedotmil

It's a lighting setting. You have to have your...

It's a lighting setting. You have to have your headlight switch in Auto as well. The fogs should come one at the same time.
02-26-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,651
Posted By Stevedotmil

Smooth wax or sealant finish = less wind...

Smooth wax or sealant finish = less wind resistance and less little spots to stick.
02-26-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 13,825
Posted By Stevedotmil

It's looking better than it was last year when I...

It's looking better than it was last year when I bought my car and there was nothing but OEM and Brabus so I hope it works out.
02-26-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 53,893
Posted By Stevedotmil

I used some yellow fogs from here ...

I used some yellow fogs from here

http://www.luminicsusa.com/

and they were really great. lots of light output. I might try them again for my car this time around too. I don't want HID fogs...
02-26-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 41,585
Posted By Stevedotmil

Why is it so hard to read the manual of the car...

Why is it so hard to read the manual of the car you bought nowadays?
02-26-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 13,825
Posted By Stevedotmil

I'm not a fan either. I had a C250 loaner the...

I'm not a fan either. I had a C250 loaner the other day and it was annoying to say the least. I had a great experience with the Sportronic in the Z4 I had. It was 6 speed. It didn't auto shift for...
02-26-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,651
Posted By Stevedotmil

The fix is to either one- not be so anal...

The fix is to either one- not be so anal retentive, two - carry a microfiber towel in the trunk.....I have one for the wheels in there too. So option 2....LOL
02-26-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 49,996
Posted By Stevedotmil

I just had my oil and brake fluid changed at 25K...

I just had my oil and brake fluid changed at 25K and then used the YouTube video I found to reset the counter. Worked like a charm.
02-21-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 40,887
Posted By Stevedotmil

Look behind the glove box. Good luck.

Look behind the glove box. Good luck.
02-20-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 61,183
Posted By Stevedotmil

AZN......any word yet? Still tapping feet in...

AZN......any word yet? Still tapping feet in earnest.
02-19-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,315
Posted By Stevedotmil

SA is some expensive stuff. A group buy Is the...

SA is some expensive stuff. A group buy Is the only way I would pay this much for exhaust.
02-19-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,101
Posted By Stevedotmil

Use the search .........

Use the search .........
02-17-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,347
Posted By Stevedotmil

The stock sport staggered wheels and all seasons....

The stock sport staggered wheels and all seasons. 17 inch.
02-16-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,347
Posted By Stevedotmil

I'm in Columbia, SC. Trade yah.....

I'm in Columbia, SC. Trade yah.....
02-16-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,114
Posted By Stevedotmil

Came to MB from a 2008 CPO Z4 Sport. Needed more...

Came to MB from a 2008 CPO Z4 Sport. Needed more seats. Miss the fun but missed the six speed too. If I go back I will get an E86 M coupe.
02-16-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 30,787
Posted By Stevedotmil

Hand tight plus a 1/4 additional turn is usually...

Hand tight plus a 1/4 additional turn is usually the guideline but look it up just to be sure. Use a piece of rubber hose about 12" long with enough diameter to insert the coil end of the plug into...
02-13-2012, 11:43 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 12,205
Posted By Stevedotmil

This is the next mod. No glass packs at fort to...

This is the next mod. No glass packs at fort to see how I like it. I had a 60' VW bug with headers and a 12" chrome stinger as a daily driver with no interior insulation at all so this should be...
02-13-2012, 11:22 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 40,887
Posted By Stevedotmil

The only reason I decided to use my dealer this...

The only reason I decided to use my dealer this time is because the cost was the same at the indy and I drove 15 minutes to get my 2012 C250 loaner instead of an hour. If I had an oil extracter it...
02-12-2012, 11:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,805
Posted By Stevedotmil

Man.....my stealer is getting over. I'm paying...

Man.....my stealer is getting over. I'm paying 210 for the oil change and 170 for the brake fluid flush tomorrow. That's before tax. So pretty much service B without the "inspections".
02-10-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 13,766
Posted By Stevedotmil

I just lol'd. Check out the detail thread to...

I just lol'd. Check out the detail thread to dispelled any confusion. Armor all is garbage.
02-09-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 61,183
Posted By Stevedotmil

That's poopy. Let us know bro.

That's poopy. Let us know bro.
02-09-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 13,766
Posted By Stevedotmil

Carbon tint is where its at.

Carbon tint is where its at.
02-09-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,325
Posted By Stevedotmil

Good luck finding one. They are an endangered...

Good luck finding one. They are an endangered species these days. I'm holding on to mine till the wheels fall off.
02-09-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 13,766
Posted By Stevedotmil

3M lifetime warranty is great.

3M lifetime warranty is great.
02-09-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 61,183
Posted By Stevedotmil

What about 5K?

What about 5K?
02-09-2012, 07:19 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 61,183
Posted By Stevedotmil

Any word on your 8K kits getting out of customs...

Any word on your 8K kits getting out of customs yet?
02-09-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,325
Posted By Stevedotmil

The Sport also has different springs which make...

The Sport also has different springs which make it about 1/2" lower than the lux. They don't make anything manual anymore. Dang shame if you ask me.
02-08-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,325
Posted By Stevedotmil

C350 or the C300 manual. I have the manual and...

C350 or the C300 manual. I have the manual and every time I get a loaner that isn't I get bored and a little annoyed with the way the auto drives. It makes me miss my car every time I have to go...
02-08-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,424
Posted By Stevedotmil

That artist redering looks like a cross between a...

That artist redering looks like a cross between a new Volvo S60 front and a new A4 rear with Hyundai Sonata sides thrown in for good measure. Sheesh. I think I'll keep what I have for a while. Plus I...
02-08-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,070
Posted By Stevedotmil

Check the wheels and offsets thread in this...

Check the wheels and offsets thread in this section.
02-07-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 80,620
Posted By Stevedotmil

Can you take a pic of the guts of that knob so I...

Can you take a pic of the guts of that knob so I can see how it attaches. I can't see spending Brabus money just for a shift knob.
02-07-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 32,363
Posted By Stevedotmil

This is one reason why buying a car that is so...

This is one reason why buying a car that is so over engineered is annoying sometimes. It's not like you an just go to any place you want, buy what you want, and then take it home and install it all....
02-07-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 12,205
Posted By Stevedotmil

Not unless you want to put then back in every...

Not unless you want to put then back in every year when your emissions inspection is due.
02-07-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,841
Posted By Stevedotmil

Zac, you have a PM brother.

Zac, you have a PM brother.
02-07-2012, 02:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,117
Posted By Stevedotmil

Holy thread revival

Holy thread revival
02-06-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,205
Posted By Stevedotmil

One of my favorite wheels. GLWS! Although I wish...

One of my favorite wheels. GLWS! Although I wish I were able to buy them.
02-06-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 12,205
Posted By Stevedotmil

^ This is exactly what I was thinking.

^ This is exactly what I was thinking.
02-04-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,733
Posted By Stevedotmil

M5 in 20/8.5 & 20/10 staggered please.

M5 in 20/8.5 & 20/10 staggered please.
02-04-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,449
Posted By Stevedotmil

Maybe fade the music down when you are focusing...

Maybe fade the music down when you are focusing on the exhaust sounds.
02-04-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5,531
Views: 2,847,430
Posted By Stevedotmil

hotcorner.....very nice work.

hotcorner.....very nice work.
02-02-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 12,205
Posted By Stevedotmil

Lucky duck Loonie. I need to find that deal.

Lucky duck Loonie. I need to find that deal.
01-30-2012, 11:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 968
Posted By Stevedotmil

+1

+1
01-29-2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 968
Posted By Stevedotmil

Start here.... ...

Start here....

https://mbworld.org/forums/c-class-w204/381382-w204s-offsets-wheels.html

End here....
...
01-29-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,321
Posted By Stevedotmil

And my 2010 6 speed. Keeps me from rolling back...

And my 2010 6 speed. Keeps me from rolling back on hills. Hill assist is great. Cuts down on clutch slippage. I know how to drive so that really doesn't happen anyway but it's still fun.
01-29-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,622
Posted By Stevedotmil

Does anyone know the correct fluid to replace the...

Does anyone know the correct fluid to replace the good with? An aftermarket alternative would be great as well.
01-29-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 37,815
Posted By Stevedotmil

I love the CV3 but it's only 10.5 in the rear...

I love the CV3 but it's only 10.5 in the rear which I don't think works for the C class. Too wide.
01-29-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 1,025,004
Posted By Stevedotmil

There's a lot of that in this thread if only...

There's a lot of that in this thread if only people would take the time to read all the way through it. Just saying.
01-28-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,557
Posted By Stevedotmil

I really didn't know painted plastic was so...

I really didn't know painted plastic was so expensive nowadays. Find someone who knows someone who can paint it at a shop. There are so many hook ups to be had if you know the right people to ask. I...
01-28-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 572
Views: 82,182
Posted By Stevedotmil

I will get all of your stuff eventually.

I will get all of your stuff eventually.
01-27-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5,531
Views: 2,847,430
Posted By Stevedotmil

They kind of remind me of star fruit. Tasty just...

They kind of remind me of star fruit. Tasty just not for me.
01-27-2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 1,025,004
Posted By Stevedotmil

You could get a fat 255 tire but at 9.5 wide I...

You could get a fat 255 tire but at 9.5 wide I don't know how stretched that's going to look. If you are going all season why not go with the Conti DWS. I know they have them in those sizes 235 and...
01-27-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,548
Posted By Stevedotmil

Save some cash. Get the oil and filter change...

Save some cash. Get the oil and filter change done and just buy the dust filter. Check everything else yourself and change out the wipers if they need it along with the cabin filter. I'm getting my...
01-27-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 1,025,004
Posted By Stevedotmil

I think it depends on the tire you get. If you go...

I think it depends on the tire you get. If you go with a "skinny" brand then you should be okay. I would worry about rubbing the shock more than the fender at that offset and width. Use the...
01-27-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,568
Posted By Stevedotmil

The 335D is pretty bad arse in it's own right....

The 335D is pretty bad arse in it's own right. There are a bunch coming off lease right now and it's very tempting. The torque is rediculous.
01-27-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 82,182
Posted By Stevedotmil

I just picked up your eyelids in 8K from someone...

I just picked up your eyelids in 8K from someone parting out so I will be getting the 8K kit from you when they come in. Hopefully sooner rather than later. I'm assuming they match well since they...
01-27-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,568
Posted By Stevedotmil

Triple turbo diesel. That's just uncalled for.

Triple turbo diesel. That's just uncalled for.
01-27-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 572
Views: 82,182
Posted By Stevedotmil

AZN Let us know when customs lets them go and...

AZN Let us know when customs lets them go and they get to you. 6K all the way.
Forum: Hawaii
01-25-2012, 04:32 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 23,847
Posted By Stevedotmil

Who knows, in the next year you may have me over...

Who knows, in the next year you may have me over there too.
01-25-2012, 04:12 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,667
Posted By Stevedotmil

The 08-11 also has projector beams even for non...

The 08-11 also has projector beams even for non Zenon headlights so the housing will be able to cope with the extra heat that is emitted but the HID bulbs a little better. Not to mention it will...
01-25-2012, 01:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,783
Posted By Stevedotmil

One of my favorite rides on the site.

One of my favorite rides on the site.
01-24-2012, 11:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,145
Posted By Stevedotmil

Check the interior for sale threads on the forum....

Check the interior for sale threads on the forum. There are a couple floating around on there. You might have to source your own airbag though.
01-24-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 1,025,004
Posted By Stevedotmil

I can barely contain my enthusiasm since I have...

I can barely contain my enthusiasm since I have waiting for almost a year to get wheels and tires.
01-24-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 27,726
Posted By Stevedotmil

Why is this thread not deleted yet? Someone has...

Why is this thread not deleted yet? Someone has already done this and it wasn't very cost effective. The car is still for sale if I'm not mistaken. Rear mounted because there isn't enough room up...
01-24-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 1,025,004
Posted By Stevedotmil

Stock offset for the C63 rims are +42F and +54R...

Stock offset for the C63 rims are +42F and +54R and they should sit pretty flush on a regular C Class. That's what I decided to get instead of getting low offsets and messing with it. I might get...
01-24-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,085
Posted By Stevedotmil

Until you have sand on your feet and they turn...

Until you have sand on your feet and they turn into suede. LOL.
01-24-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 1,025,004
Posted By Stevedotmil

Option 2

Option 2
01-23-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 1,025,004
Posted By Stevedotmil

Those would definitely be fine as far as working...

Those would definitely be fine as far as working well.
01-23-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 1,025,004
Posted By Stevedotmil

I measured and the stock hub to outer fender edge...

I measured and the stock hub to outer fender edge is 2.75" or 69.85mm (70mm). Then if you want to split hairs even more the fender lip is .25 or so which is 6.35mm so just to be on the safe side in...
01-23-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 1,025,004
Posted By Stevedotmil

Mikedaman........your post would be 1000% more...

Mikedaman........your post would be 1000% more helpful to everyone if you posted the offsets for your set up front and rear. That is the single most important bit of information given our cars have...
01-23-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,228
Posted By Stevedotmil

I used to love the Rosewood that was in the early...

I used to love the Rosewood that was in the early M35 and 45 from Infiniti. It was just classy.
01-23-2012, 04:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,392
Posted By Stevedotmil

That's probably a great idea so you don't get...

That's probably a great idea so you don't get surprised when they pull the loaner in or lack there of.
Forum: South
01-23-2012, 12:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 955
Posted By Stevedotmil

There's Eurowise, Draco Performance, Statesville...

There's Eurowise, Draco Performance, Statesville Autohaus. They are all sponsors on another Carolinas specific forum I'm on.
01-23-2012, 12:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,553
Posted By Stevedotmil

Who has the keys to get into Dyno Mode? Haven't...

Who has the keys to get into Dyno Mode? Haven't heard of this one yet. I almost always drive with the ESP light triangle on my dash. It's just way more fun.
01-23-2012, 12:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,310
Posted By Stevedotmil

This is a VERY useful tool to use when fitting...

This is a VERY useful tool to use when fitting rims and tires as well. I just wish I knew what the hub to fender measurement was for the regular W204. I'm going to measure tomorrow and post it on the...
01-23-2012, 12:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,553
Posted By Stevedotmil

I don't think so. Maybe in the Renntech C250...

I don't think so. Maybe in the Renntech C250 thread. I'm not sure though.
01-22-2012, 11:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,553
Posted By Stevedotmil

Like I said.....love my manual.

Like I said.....love my manual.
01-22-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,553
Posted By Stevedotmil

I will take my 2010 with the manual and the ESP...

I will take my 2010 with the manual and the ESP off button any day just so I don't have to deal with that.
01-22-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 1,025,004
Posted By Stevedotmil

NP. I know because I have been searching for...

NP. I know because I have been searching for wheels for some time. When I get time tomorrow I'm going to go through the hassle of figuring out what the hub to fender measurement is so it's easier to...
01-22-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 1,025,004
Posted By Stevedotmil

Pretty sure that 30 isn't going to fit. It's...

Pretty sure that 30 isn't going to fit. It's going to stick out more than a 1/2 inch past the fender in the front and enough to look rediculous in the rear especially lowered. Unless you are going...
01-22-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,763
Posted By Stevedotmil

Quality auto paint care is an addiction.

Quality auto paint care is an addiction.
Replies: 7
Views: 1,236
Posted By Stevedotmil

Hey Luke. Thanks for the help so far. You...

Hey Luke. Thanks for the help so far. You wouldn't happen to know what the measurement from the front hub to the inner edge of the front fender is on my car would you? That would be awesome if you...
Replies: 9
Views: 1,736
Posted By Stevedotmil

If you can get the fronts and rears for that I'm...

If you can get the fronts and rears for that I'm impressed. That's a great deal for sure. Pictures when you are done.
01-21-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,053
Posted By Stevedotmil

Nice you see Europe through the eyes of a Euro...

Nice you see Europe through the eyes of a Euro owner even though you are from the States. Have fun over there and drive safe.
01-21-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,331
Posted By Stevedotmil

Unacceptable to say the least. I would have...

Unacceptable to say the least. I would have talked o someone else before I left and gotten a different car. You would think after spending that much you would be afforded better service.
01-21-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 14,160
Posted By Stevedotmil

We all still need o know the offsets you got.

We all still need o know the offsets you got.
01-20-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 1,025,004
Posted By Stevedotmil

Does anyone know if the C63 has wider front...

Does anyone know if the C63 has wider front fenders than the regular C because these are the specs for the wheels I want and I want to make sure that they will be fine. Everyone keeps saying that the...
01-20-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,641
Posted By Stevedotmil

Side shot of the poke from the front wheels...

Side shot of the poke from the front wheels picture would help me out. Nice car.
Replies: 7
Views: 1,236
Posted By Stevedotmil

Thanks....I just figured that out after I typed...

Thanks....I just figured that out after I typed that.
Replies: 7
Views: 1,236
Posted By Stevedotmil

So would a spacer work from here..... ...

So would a spacer work from here.....

http://www.motorsport-tech.com/special/car/mercedes_s

I really don't want to pass on these wheels since I have been offered such a great deal. I know there...
Replies: 5
Views: 1,691
Posted By Stevedotmil

This is my new favorite CLS. Those rears are like...

This is my new favorite CLS. Those rears are like huge bowls of awesome.
01-17-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 5,531
Views: 2,847,430
Posted By Stevedotmil

I'm thankful I don't need a "winter" set up. More...

I'm thankful I don't need a "winter" set up. More like an all season set up other than Summer. Ha Ha.
01-17-2012, 02:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,717
Posted By Stevedotmil

You didn't list how much you want for the rims...

You didn't list how much you want for the rims and tires. Just the new ones you bought. That might help a little.
01-16-2012, 11:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 826
Posted By Stevedotmil

Yeah they are pretty close now. I'm looking at...

Yeah they are pretty close now. I'm looking at used E63's with the AMG P/P on them. Low 40's is pretty tempting. Pretend you are trading the E in at a different dealership. They won't know the...
01-16-2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 826
Posted By Stevedotmil

I would say just go drive one. If you ride up in...

I would say just go drive one. If you ride up in the E63 I'm sure they won't have a problem letting you test drive one.
01-16-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,548
Posted By Stevedotmil

Just another reason I will be going to an Indy...

Just another reason I will be going to an Indy for service.
01-16-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,318
Posted By Stevedotmil

A lot I imagine. Anyone heading to Mexico to try...

A lot I imagine. Anyone heading to Mexico to try out the speedo?
01-16-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,420
Posted By Stevedotmil

Ha ha.....keep it case you get pissed and beat...

Ha ha.....keep it case you get pissed and beat your steering wheel and accidentally snap a stalk off. I speak from experience........cricket.......cricket........
01-16-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 1,025,004
Posted By Stevedotmil

http://www.rimsntires.com/specs.jsp Just...

http://www.rimsntires.com/specs.jsp

Just found this and it's really helpful.
Replies: 7
Views: 1,236
Posted By Stevedotmil

225 views this morning and not one person can...

225 views this morning and not one person can give an answer? Nice.
Replies: 7
Views: 1,236
Posted By Stevedotmil

2010 C300 Sport fitment?

Here's what I'm trying to do....Let me know if this will work or if someone has pics.

19 x 8.5 ET 35
19 x 9.5 ET 42

TSW Nurburgring

Conti DW
235/35/19
265/30/19 or 275/30/19
01-16-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 1,025,004
Posted By Stevedotmil

This needs to be a sticky. Anyone else think so? ...

This needs to be a sticky. Anyone else think so?

Also here's what I'm trying to do....Let me know if this will work or if someone has pics.

19 x 8.5 ET 35
19 x 9.5 ET 42

TSW Nurburgring...
01-15-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,022
Posted By Stevedotmil

I also have those tires on my 2010 C300 and they...

I also have those tires on my 2010 C300 and they are the worst. I will be replacing them with either General AS-03, BFG G-Force AS, or Conti DWS. For the money you can't beat those three for the...
01-14-2012, 11:51 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,425
Posted By Stevedotmil

I like this front lip. I like how it tapers at...

I like this front lip. I like how it tapers at the sides. Good work.
01-12-2012, 03:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 11,085
Posted By Stevedotmil

Subscribed to this thread since I would like to...

Subscribed to this thread since I would like to know how to do this too. I plan on covering the seat back covers with ultrasuede.
01-12-2012, 03:08 AM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 1,025,004
Posted By Stevedotmil

Matt E.....that calculator is awesome. Helped out...

Matt E.....that calculator is awesome. Helped out a lot.
01-09-2012, 06:37 PM
01-07-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,388
Posted By Stevedotmil

Clean and classic. Those are all mods on my list...

Clean and classic. Those are all mods on my list minus the Pro kit springs. I'm going Coils. Nicely done indeed.
01-07-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 28,337
Posted By Stevedotmil

Is there anyone running the coilovers with just...

Is there anyone running the coilovers with just the stock 5 spoke staggered 17's with spacers to push them out?
01-06-2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,364
Posted By Stevedotmil

Holy Crap. These are on my hot list. I'm in...

Holy Crap. These are on my hot list. I'm in Columbia. If only this was post after taxes get to my account.
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