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Forum: W213 AMG
06-24-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,639
Posted By otakki

It's simple: Do you want a car, or an appliance?

It's simple: Do you want a car, or an appliance?
Forum: W218
06-14-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By otakki

Will you be looking into non-oem options for the...

Will you be looking into non-oem options for the rotors, ie Girodisc?
Forum: W212 AMG
06-10-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 814
Posted By otakki

Yup, I left out those TPMS sensors in the winter...

Yup, I left out those TPMS sensors in the winter set that only gets used a few weeks out of the whole year.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-10-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,312
Posted By otakki

Lloyd Mats...

Lloyd Mats (https://www.lloydmatsstore.com/all-weather-mats)

I have a set of these: Rubbertite Mats. Nice and heavy. Bought directly from them. They also have carpet mats.
Forum: W212 AMG
05-16-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 690
Posted By otakki

I thought Conti DWS06 was an update mainly to...

I thought Conti DWS06 was an update mainly to address the issue of soft sidewall of the original DWS by beefing up the sidewalls with extra ribs.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-16-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 764
Posted By otakki

Dealers aren't always on top of things. But for...

Dealers aren't always on top of things. But for this, it's probably better they don't know about it or else they will mentally make note of it during the negotiating process.
Forum: W213 AMG
04-26-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 699
Posted By otakki

Right on! Yup, nothing to go out of calibration. ...

Right on! Yup, nothing to go out of calibration. That's the wrench I have!
Forum: W212 AMG
03-21-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,624
Posted By otakki

Besides knowing someone else took the mega...

Besides knowing someone else took the mega depreciation hit, the other thing I love about buying a car used is not having to be stressed about being the first person to lead to it being imperfect.
...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-17-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,376
Posted By otakki

I prefer to have tire mounting/dismounting work...

I prefer to have tire mounting/dismounting work done at good tire shops. Think about it, tire shops mount and dismount tires all day long and that's all they do. The chance of a problem is much...
Forum: W212 AMG
12-12-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 539
Posted By otakki

Is that one of the forged ones?

Is that one of the forged ones?
Forum: W212 AMG
12-10-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 659
Posted By otakki

That looks really good! Love the updated...

That looks really good! Love the updated taillights! For W212's exterior, I prefer the pre-facelifted look but the only thing I would like updated is the taillights...I think your car is the first...
Forum: W212 AMG
11-19-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,525
Posted By otakki

Yes, what's up with that single suction mount for...

Yes, what's up with that single suction mount for the R3?! There's no way to have it aim parallel to the road. I wonder what kind of vertical windshield rake it's designed for. Surprisingly, the...
Forum: W212 AMG
11-06-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By otakki

Good one, LOL!

Good one, LOL!
Forum: W212 AMG
10-28-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,525
Posted By otakki

Also just got a R3 around 1 month ago, to take...

Also just got a R3 around 1 month ago, to take the place of my 2-years old Redline. And just returned from a 2K miles road trip with the R3. Redline is to be put up for sale sometimes next month.
Forum: W212 AMG
10-12-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,450
Posted By otakki

Wow, with your experience, you must have awesome...

Wow, with your experience, you must have awesome audio systems in your car and home. I'm sure audio system would be great for long, boring, constant speed cruising. I have found myself more...
Forum: W212 AMG
10-11-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,450
Posted By otakki

The only 2 E-Class I like are W124 and W212....

The only 2 E-Class I like are W124 and W212. Interestingly, one of the early articles mentioned W124's visual design being used heavily during the designing of W212. As others have mentioned, C/E/S...
Forum: W213 AMG
10-09-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 770
Posted By otakki

Thumbs up to the nice pair!!! Grey or silver sure...

Thumbs up to the nice pair!!! Grey or silver sure is more effective in bringing out the lines of the car. What are the colors for that pair?
Forum: W213 AMG
10-08-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,684
Posted By otakki

That "ideal" is gone for sure. V12 is also...

That "ideal" is gone for sure. V12 is also heading out AMG's door. Not sure where Pagani is going to source its V12 after that.
Forum: W212 AMG
10-08-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 409
Posted By otakki

Headbolt issues also plague some early 2011 ones,...

Headbolt issues also plague some early 2011 ones, so PM valvestud the vin# to find out for sure.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-04-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By otakki

What's MO?

What's MO?
Forum: W218
10-02-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By otakki

OEM specs will provide a negative camber. Thus...

OEM specs will provide a negative camber. Thus yes, it is normal. Drop a plumb bob for various cars to check; it's interesting.
Forum: W218
10-01-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By otakki

Most performance cars have negative camber, which...

Most performance cars have negative camber, which leads to the tire stance you are describing. Side note: Negative camber doesn't chew up inner edge of tires as much as in-toeing, so keep an eye on...
Forum: W212 AMG
09-21-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 633
Posted By otakki

Well done!!!

Well done!!!
Forum: W212 AMG
09-17-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 944
Posted By otakki

+1 Bigger doesn't necessarily looks better.

+1
Bigger doesn't necessarily looks better.
Forum: W212 AMG
09-12-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,846
Posted By otakki

Nice save!!! It always brightens my day to hear...

Nice save!!! It always brightens my day to hear another legalized highway robbery has been averted!

Wow, you have quite a set-up there. That waze was a little slow, huh?!...Can't totally count on...
Forum: W212 AMG
09-12-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 633
Posted By otakki

Love to see some pics after the CF cover is...

Love to see some pics after the CF cover is installed!
Forum: W218
08-28-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By otakki

Welcome! Looking good there! Which country are...

Welcome! Looking good there! Which country are you in?
Forum: W213 AMG
08-27-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 767
Posted By otakki

Yes, never change wheels on the side of a road,...

Yes, never change wheels on the side of a road, especially a highway. No tire, no matter how expensive, is worth the price of a life. I had a flat on the side of an interstate a few months ago and...
Forum: W218
08-27-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By otakki

Must be something magical about 2025.

Must be something magical about 2025.
Forum: W213 AMG
08-22-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,108
Posted By otakki

Love Audi A8/S8's approach to interior. Not a...

Love Audi A8/S8's approach to interior. Not a fan of the stuck-on iPad approach by MB and other manufacturers nowadays. Gotta have at least a physical gauge for the tach.

Sorry about going off...
Forum: W213 AMG
08-21-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,108
Posted By otakki

Let's not forget that cops also has the Waze app...

Let's not forget that cops also has the Waze app to monitor if their positions have been compromised.
Forum: W213 AMG
08-20-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,108
Posted By otakki

You might want to watch Vortex Radar's many...

You might want to watch Vortex Radar's many youtube videos on optimal detector placement. To summarize his videos on maximizing your radar detector's potential, you really want the unit as high as...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-13-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,970
Posted By otakki

+1. Definitely, from dinman's posts, it's...

+1. Definitely, from dinman's posts, it's amazing to hear and see what he has done via diy to keep that M156 powered W212 in top condition.
Forum: W213 AMG
08-09-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,667
Posted By otakki

Exactly! At the end of the day, it's all about...

Exactly! At the end of the day, it's all about the money. Thinking along the line of money/revenue, and lots of things in the world that didn't seem to make sense will start to make sense.
Forum: W213 AMG
08-08-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,667
Posted By otakki

Interesting report. Basically inconclusive. Here...

Interesting report. Basically inconclusive. Here is another one about Sturt Highway where decreasing speed limits led to more death. Of course, Sturt Highway is a highway through the middle of...
Forum: W213 AMG
08-07-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,667
Posted By otakki

Yup! It's all about the money. I call it,...

Yup! It's all about the money. I call it, "legalized highway robbery," pure and simple. No researches or studies to back up the claim about safety.
Forum: W213 AMG
08-07-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 762
Posted By otakki

Congrats! Nowadays with the widespread internet...

Congrats! Nowadays with the widespread internet and everything, you would think that dealerships have learned that competitions are from all over the country, rather than local areas as in the past.
Forum: W213 AMG
08-06-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,015
Posted By otakki

I guess now the city of Houston needs the extra...

I guess now the city of Houston needs the extra revenue...

Someone really needs to introduce a bill in TX to get rid of the front license plate. So many states go just fine without the front.
Forum: W213 AMG
08-03-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,667
Posted By otakki

In Euro?!...They don't take Paypal?

In Euro?!...They don't take Paypal?
Forum: W213 AMG
08-03-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By otakki

I have heard to never use them because the...

I have heard to never use them because the clean-up afterward will be a mess. I have read it will react with wheel metal and mess up the tpms. Not sure if true on what I have heard or read.

Does...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-03-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,410
Posted By otakki

Indeed, this feature should be standard on all...

Indeed, this feature should be standard on all wagons. It's hard to fathom why MB would make it an option.
Forum: W212 AMG
07-30-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,410
Posted By otakki

Great job, and great tutorial!

Great job, and great tutorial!
Forum: W212 AMG
07-26-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,042
Posted By otakki

I have heard enough where I will never ever use...

I have heard enough where I will never ever use valet service or go to a place where it is a requirement to hand your keys to a total stranger. Of course, the exception is if I drive a heap of junk.
Forum: W218
07-23-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 242
Posted By otakki

Nothing is impossible. But I would say that's...

Nothing is impossible. But I would say that's highly unlikely from spraying.
07-19-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,886
Posted By otakki

Man, lots of helpful folks here... Regardless of...

Man, lots of helpful folks here... Regardless of your feeling about everything rolling out of MB nowadays being an AMG, this thread isn't about that. The guy is just contributing his experience on...
07-18-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,902
Posted By otakki

Sorry, somewhat off topic here with my question: ...

Sorry, somewhat off topic here with my question: Which brand would you consider a better brand: Pirelli or Continental? I have heard that Pirelli makes really just mediocre tires charging premium...
07-09-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 951
Posted By otakki

Great tutorial with pictures! Excellent choice...

Great tutorial with pictures! Excellent choice with R1/R3 series!
Forum: W212 AMG
06-21-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,482
Posted By otakki

That's was a good DIY tutorial from the general...

That's was a good DIY tutorial from the general W212 forum!
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-18-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,600
Posted By otakki

Didn't know the seat can flip open like that. ...

Didn't know the seat can flip open like that. How do you get the seat to do that? Where is the locking lever/switch?
Forum: W213 AMG
06-11-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 377
Posted By otakki

Thanks for sharing! It's always interesting to...

Thanks for sharing! It's always interesting to hear about others' experiences at another country/continent.

Indeed, to have the Autobahn system, US will need to improved and revamp training for...
Forum: W212 AMG
06-11-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By otakki

Does it close with the interior door button?

Does it close with the interior door button?
Forum: W213 AMG
06-07-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 754
Posted By otakki

And while they're at it, have them also throw on...

And while they're at it, have them also throw on a set of new made-in-China tires from "Miche Lin Tire Co."



I know. I should have made it more clear that I was just pulling your leg. :)
Forum: W213 AMG
06-07-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 21,429
Posted By otakki

Would love to see what the oem ones look like.

Would love to see what the oem ones look like.
Forum: W213 AMG
06-07-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,266
Posted By otakki

Like I mentioned in the past, MB has doubled the...

Like I mentioned in the past, MB has doubled the potential for suspension problems going from W212 to W213 by having airmatic in the front as well. MB should offer an airmatic delete option.
Forum: W212 AMG
06-07-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By otakki

There you go...lots of reasons for you to keep...

There you go...lots of reasons for you to keep it. Also better keep it unless you plan to never sell the car. If I were a potential buyer, I would ask for it even if I'll never use it. Taking it...
Forum: W213 AMG
06-05-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 754
Posted By otakki

Sure, you get what you pay for! Go for it and...

Sure, you get what you pay for! Go for it and report back what you get!
Forum: W212 AMG
06-04-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By otakki

I believe it's designed to carry a bottle of wine...

I believe it's designed to carry a bottle of wine or something similar. It's shown as such in one of the reviewing videos when W212 first came out.
Forum: W212 AMG
06-02-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,680
Posted By otakki

Not for me. Like what is found in many current...

Not for me. Like what is found in many current MB models, stuck on ipads IMO looks out of place and cheapens the appearance of the interior. But to each his own.
Forum: W212 AMG
05-31-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 762
Posted By otakki

Airmatic...it's the weakest link in this...

Airmatic...it's the weakest link in this otherwise solidly reliable car. Luckly only the rear has it. MB really needs to get with the program and jump on the MagneRide wagon.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-23-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,350
Posted By otakki

MB sure will be getting lots of complaints. ...

MB sure will be getting lots of complaints. Maybe it will turn into a recall.
Forum: W213 AMG
05-16-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 588
Posted By otakki

If it comes to that, just let the car jacker have...

If it comes to that, just let the car jacker have it without a fight. It's not worth it to lose your life over the car. That's why there's insurance, right. Well, hopefully the car jacker is not...
Forum: W212 AMG
05-16-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By otakki

Definitely curious about previous owner's reasons...

Definitely curious about previous owner's reasons for going 225. Ditto, I would go back to 255 on oem wheels.
Forum: W212 AMG
05-09-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,178
Posted By otakki

With radar detector, laser jammer, Waze, and all...

With radar detector, laser jammer, Waze, and all that, right? Cities will be so much closer in a large state, and driving trips will be so much more enjoyable without speed traps. Speed traps: I...
Forum: W212 AMG
05-09-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By otakki

Bronze tint...now that's interesting. ...

Bronze tint...now that's interesting. Personally, I would like window tint to be that color when looking out from the inside, but I'm not so sure about the appearance in the other direction. ...
Forum: W212 AMG
05-07-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 807
Posted By otakki

Wow, looks really good!

Wow, looks really good!
Forum: W212 AMG
05-01-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 580
Posted By otakki

What about Bar Keepers Friend for the exhaust...

What about Bar Keepers Friend for the exhaust tips?
Forum: W212 AMG
05-01-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By otakki

Hopefully the door, bpillar, or the frame don't...

Hopefully the door, bpillar, or the frame don't get slightly bent in the process and lead to sealing issues.
Forum: W212 AMG
05-01-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 698
Posted By otakki

Wow, good looking cars there! Great looking color...

Wow, good looking cars there! Great looking color combo for the interior that is certainly much more exciting than plain black seating surfaces! Congrats and welcome!
Forum: W212 AMG
04-28-2018, 11:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 701
Posted By otakki

The only replica wheel company I would consider...

The only replica wheel company I would consider is from this:
https://www.replika.ca/default.aspx?lang=en-US
You will need to import them in from Canada. I wouldn't consider them high-performance...
Forum: W212 AMG
04-28-2018, 11:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By otakki

Must be some glitches because that is not...

Must be some glitches because that is not supposed to happen. How did AAA open the door?
Forum: W212 AMG
04-21-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 602
Posted By otakki

Correct. It's known as MBTex in the States and...

Correct. It's known as MBTex in the States and is a synthetic material. Personally, I would like this material to be available as an option for all surfaces besides the area next to the glass,...
Forum: W212 AMG
04-14-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,039
Posted By otakki

If I were you, I would go aftermarket and use...

If I were you, I would go aftermarket and use GiroDisc or RB instead of the oem Brembo after the oem ones wear out. I called GiroDisc last year and spoke to couple of individuals there and they...
Forum: W213 AMG
04-02-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,044
Posted By otakki

+1 IMO it's the same for 53 and 73...the...

+1
IMO it's the same for 53 and 73...the moniker is all messed up and nearly everything MB is AMG nowadays LOL.
Forum: W213 AMG
04-02-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 741
Posted By otakki

Thickness wouldn't tell you how much life is...

Thickness wouldn't tell you how much life is left. Generally for CCB, weighing each will be needed to compared to the weight stamped on each rotor.
Forum: W212 AMG
04-02-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 343
Posted By otakki

Yes, jack up on the differential which is in...

Yes, jack up on the differential which is in front of the cooling fins. Do not jack up from under the cooling fins as you had said.
Forum: W212 AMG
03-21-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 371
Posted By otakki

Yes, I would have done the same and just glue it...

Yes, I would have done the same and just glue it back.
03-21-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,218
Posted By otakki

Only when it gets to a point where only a handful...

Only when it gets to a point where only a handful of surviving examples left in the entire world. It will be unlikely that any of us will live long enough to see that.
Forum: W212 AMG
03-19-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 371
Posted By otakki

I didn't know that part has a MB Tex on...

I didn't know that part has a MB Tex on it...maybe for 2011+. On my 2010, the door felt like solid plastic.
Forum: W218
03-15-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,111
Posted By otakki

Now you've mentioned it...Oh yeah, that's right!

Now you've mentioned it...Oh yeah, that's right!
Forum: W213 AMG
03-13-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,352
Posted By otakki

I know you are asking about Radenso...but have...

I know you are asking about Radenso...but have you looked at the new R3/R1 from Uniden. I'm sure you have seen VortexRadar's review of them.

I bought Redline at the wrong time. Within a half year...
Forum: W213 AMG
03-13-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,768
Posted By otakki

Pressure too low and you get bent rims. Pressure...

Pressure too low and you get bent rims. Pressure too high and you pick up all the debris and get flat tires. It's a situation of picking your poison, I guess.
Forum: W213 AMG
03-13-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,406
Posted By otakki

This is the worst IMO and unfortunately not...

This is the worst IMO and unfortunately not uncommon!...Even worse if the next car's passengers are those type that don't hesitate in pushing out their doors out fast and hard to dent the adjacent...
Forum: Sedan
03-06-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,842
Posted By otakki

It's like the new CLS...not my cup of tea.

It's like the new CLS...not my cup of tea.
Forum: W213 AMG
03-06-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 638
Posted By otakki

It really doesn't look good on the person when...

It really doesn't look good on the person when making up things like that. Indeed, it's better to just be honest and try to find out, because no one knows everything.

If something like that...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-31-2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,249
Posted By otakki

Between LLumar and Huper Optik in terms of...

Between LLumar and Huper Optik in terms of warranty or installation problems, I would go with LLumar. There are tons of LLumar authorized shops nationwide and any of them can take care of problems...
12-31-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,189
Posted By otakki

Great infos with a good video link! Was...

Great infos with a good video link! Was suspecting about the difference but didn't know it until now. I have heard others mentioning that even though summer tires do fine on cold dry road, there is...
Forum: W212 AMG
12-22-2017, 11:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 435
Posted By otakki

Everything on the list still holds true except...

Everything on the list still holds true except for:
1. Unfortunately, this no longer applies to all AMG engines.
4. This is about to go out of the window soon with plenty of 43 and soon 53 on the...
12-22-2017, 10:37 PM
Forum: W213 AMG
12-19-2017, 10:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,132
Posted By otakki

+1

+1
Forum: W213 AMG
12-09-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,948
Posted By otakki

What a good looking pair!

What a good looking pair!
Forum: W212 AMG
12-09-2017, 06:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 805
Posted By otakki

For the front, so you can just replace the rings...

For the front, so you can just replace the rings in the future, I would go with one of the followings:

http://www.girodisc.com/
or
https://www.racingbrake.com/

For the rear, the oem should...
Forum: W218
12-04-2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,229
Posted By otakki

Right! The problem comes from the design trying...

Right! The problem comes from the design trying to be too many things all at the same time. The main problem is the front, which should be based on sedan front ends like C, E, or S class, rather than...
12-04-2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,081
Posted By otakki

Make sure you use a good ground for the negative,...

Make sure you use a good ground for the negative, if you cannot hook up directly to the battery's negative terminal. That is because contrary to popular belief, electrons actually go from the...
12-02-2017, 01:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 585
Posted By otakki

$1200 + actual shipping cost, and I'm also open...

$1200 + actual shipping cost, and I'm also open to offers. Can also be picked up in person. Located near Amarillo, TX. Feel free to PM me for zip code. Please let me know if you would like...
12-01-2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 585
Posted By otakki

FS Winter set: Replika 18" R171 +32mm wheels with Michelin XI3 tires

My previous post cannot be bumped so I'm reposting it:

I have a set with the following wheels (R171) in 18" +32mm offset. You can go to the website below to see if this wheel model fits your car:...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-28-2017, 03:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,938
Posted By otakki

For the price, I wouldn't necessarily call the...

For the price, I wouldn't necessarily call the other car a tin can. Based on the price difference, the C63 better be much better.
Forum: W213 AMG
11-20-2017, 11:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,555
Posted By otakki

Tacky.

Tacky.
Forum: W212 AMG
11-09-2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 703
Posted By otakki

If I were you, I would go for a W212. Stick with...

If I were you, I would go for a W212. Stick with a '11 without headbolt issue, and replace the rear with Arnotts when it conks out, and you will have a good solid car that will last you forever.
Forum: W212 AMG
11-06-2017, 06:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,184
Posted By otakki

'13 and some late '12 has divorced cooling system...

'13 and some late '12 has divorced cooling system which is a little better.
Forum: W212 AMG
11-06-2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By otakki

I'm pretty sure they are not made in Canada, but...

I'm pretty sure they are not made in Canada, but the quality is good. If you have a non-AWD E63, I have a set of R171 for sale. See the following link:...
Forum: W218
11-06-2017, 06:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 923
Posted By otakki

To get the jack out in an emergency, get some...

To get the jack out in an emergency, get some telephone books or solid things to stick next to the wheel and drive over it. It wouldn't solve the problem, but at least the jack will be outta there.
Forum: W218
11-06-2017, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By otakki

Is it from one of the "Top Tier Gas"...

Is it from one of the "Top Tier Gas" brands?
Forum: W213 AMG
10-29-2017, 02:32 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 21,429
Posted By otakki

Exactly what I mentioned on one of the threads...

Exactly what I mentioned on one of the threads about this car when it first came out.

I was just thinking 2 days ago: Is there some kind of disposable nylon mesh material that can just be...
Forum: W212 AMG
10-29-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 953
Posted By otakki

Have your friendly local MB dealer run the vin...

Have your friendly local MB dealer run the vin and print it out for you.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-29-2017, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 802
Posted By otakki

Very nice! What country are you in?

Very nice! What country are you in?
10-18-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 388
Posted By otakki

Winter set: Replika 18" R171 +32mm wheels with Michelin XI3 tires

I have a set with the following wheels (R171) in 18" +32mm offset. You can go to the website below to see if this wheel model fits your car:

https://www.replika.ca/productinfo.a...an+(w212)_s_pp...
10-16-2017, 05:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 710
Posted By otakki

Try wheels made by Replika ...

Try wheels made by Replika
https://www.replika.ca/
I have for sale a set of Replika R171 18" in +32 offset wheels that fit over my W212 E63 brakes. R171 looks like recent S63 5-spoke wheels.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-10-2017, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 627
Posted By otakki

Wow, never thought of doing it like that. Great...

Wow, never thought of doing it like that. Great idea!!
Forum: W212 AMG
10-10-2017, 04:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,740
Posted By otakki

I would suggest going to an indy instead of...

I would suggest going to an indy instead of dealerships. If you don't mind driving to Palatine for indy, I would recommend Marcin at Speedriven.
Forum: W212 AMG
09-25-2017, 05:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,201
Posted By otakki

Beware of the headbolts issue with that engine. ...

Beware of the headbolts issue with that engine. If going without warranty, make sure you can stomach the repair bill or a new engine if a head ever pops off one of the 10 bolts.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-25-2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,112
Posted By otakki

Two thumbs up to a great write-up!

Two thumbs up to a great write-up!
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-21-2017, 06:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 615
Posted By otakki

+1. This is the best option for it to still look...

+1. This is the best option for it to still look good.
09-21-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 504
Posted By otakki

The best way is to find a pdf or brochure for...

The best way is to find a pdf or brochure for that model year. If not, try posting your question on the forum for W203. As you can tell, most members on the forum are very helpful.
Forum: W212 AMG
09-19-2017, 08:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 933
Posted By otakki

If anyone is interested, I have a set with the...

If anyone is interested, I have a set with the following wheels (R171) in 18":
...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-15-2017, 05:02 PM
Forum: W212 AMG
09-15-2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 985
Posted By otakki

Warranties usually don't cover wear and tear...

Warranties usually don't cover wear and tear items like braking components. 30% can still last quite a while, if you spend a lot of time like me on open highway. Once they are toasted, just get a...
Forum: W212 AMG
09-14-2017, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 628
Posted By otakki

Looks great! Maybe you will want to darken all...

Looks great! Maybe you will want to darken all those chrome pieces to match those dark wheels and rear view mirrors.
Forum: W212 AMG
09-13-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,373
Posted By otakki

What about Girodisc or Racing Brake?

What about Girodisc or Racing Brake?
09-11-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 874
Posted By otakki

Based on this, I would stay away from it. It...

Based on this, I would stay away from it. It will likely be a waste of money.
Forum: W213 AMG
09-05-2017, 12:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,043
Posted By otakki

An inflator kit makes me really nervous. It's...

An inflator kit makes me really nervous. It's okay for everything except long distance trip over several hundred miles away.
Forum: W212 AMG
09-05-2017, 12:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,553
Posted By otakki

Thanks for contributing to the forum to help out...

Thanks for contributing to the forum to help out those with diy's!
Forum: W212 AMG
09-05-2017, 12:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,553
Posted By otakki

Thanks for contributing to the forum!

Thanks for contributing to the forum!
Forum: W212 AMG
08-31-2017, 06:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 976
Posted By otakki

Go to your favorite dealership and buy whatever...

Go to your favorite dealership and buy whatever aftermarket warranty they use.
Forum: W212 AMG
08-31-2017, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,324
Posted By otakki

Great info!

Great info!
Forum: W212 AMG
08-29-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 769
Posted By otakki

Maybe a Weistec unit. I wonder what stage is it.

Maybe a Weistec unit. I wonder what stage is it.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-29-2017, 06:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 935
Posted By otakki

Sorry, but I can't see anything wrong with the...

Sorry, but I can't see anything wrong with the circled area on the wheel.
Forum: W212 AMG
08-28-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,146
Posted By otakki

Thanks for sharing those pics. Sure quite a bit...

Thanks for sharing those pics. Sure quite a bit of dirt in there. Maybe the previous owner went off-road a lot.
Forum: W212 AMG
08-23-2017, 04:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,181
Posted By otakki

There is none in the trunk. I think it's...

There is none in the trunk. I think it's probably referring to the one located near the steering column close to driver's knee area.
Someone posted within the past 12 months about having that...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-16-2017, 07:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,045
Posted By otakki

+1

+1
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-16-2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 964
Posted By otakki

I was thinking of you before I even open the...

I was thinking of you before I even open the thread. It's good you have directed the OP.
Forum: W212 AMG
08-11-2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 632
Posted By otakki

Yes, the smaller and the better. The narrower...

Yes, the smaller and the better. The narrower the better. Ideally square-set up. You probably know all that anywa. Sorry I have no clue about aftermarket rims.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-11-2017, 02:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 762
Posted By otakki

3 years?!...Dayyum, people! I can't do that often...

3 years?!...Dayyum, people! I can't do that often because changing to a new car and reading the manuals cover to cover 2-3 times and learning all the ins and outs of it stress me out too much. Not...
Forum: W213 AMG
08-10-2017, 04:17 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 22,462
Posted By otakki

What's TPS? Yes, it's still fully oem...

What's TPS?



Yes, it's still fully oem and problem free, other than the dead headlight switches and the rust on the oem steel wheels and body from that 8-years period in NJ and New Orleans when...
Forum: W213 AMG
08-09-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 22,462
Posted By otakki

Interesting info! I wonder how Toyota got in on...

Interesting info! I wonder how Toyota got in on the action. That must be in the 90's when the Boxter first came out.
Forum: W212 AMG
08-09-2017, 04:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,678
Posted By otakki

Haha! Good one!

Haha! Good one!
Forum: W218
08-09-2017, 04:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 296
Posted By otakki

Good job! You are pretty handy!

Good job! You are pretty handy!
Forum: W212 AMG
08-08-2017, 06:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,242
Posted By otakki

Fabulous looking non-pano car. Welcome!

Fabulous looking non-pano car. Welcome!
08-08-2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,017
Posted By otakki

I wonder if the same applies to between PSS and...

I wonder if the same applies to between PSS and Ecsta PS91.
Forum: W213 AMG
08-07-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 22,462
Posted By otakki

I see the same with Porsche. The only real...

I see the same with Porsche. The only real Porsche are the 911, Cayman, etc. SUV's are not real Porsche but help Porsche with the funding needed on producing 911's. Same thing applies to MB/AMG. ...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-07-2017, 01:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,678
Posted By otakki

Missus gets nauseous when the car is being...

Missus gets nauseous when the car is being properly driven, so that's where those experimentation come into play on long stretch of open highway.
08-07-2017, 01:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,123
Posted By otakki

Sounds more like headbolts than anything else. ...

Sounds more like headbolts than anything else. It's like a bomb that you never know when it is going to go off. That's why I traded in my beloved M156 shortly after the factory warranty is over.
08-07-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 751
Posted By otakki

Take it to a body shop and put it under UV light....

Take it to a body shop and put it under UV light. You'll be able to see any dings.
Forum: W218
08-04-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 296
Posted By otakki

I had, but that was after I picked up my car from...

I had, but that was after I picked up my car from MB CCC after I struck 2 deers. I took it back and the tank was replaced.

Most likely there's a crack in the tank.
Forum: W212 AMG
08-03-2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,316
Posted By otakki

It's just a selector, and doing so frees up the...

It's just a selector, and doing so frees up the space on the center console. However, I'm a nostalgic person who still likes the gear lever on the center console because it's just more cool looking.
08-03-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,529
Posted By otakki

Staying with large displacement, naturally...

Staying with large displacement, naturally aspirated engines.
Forum: W212 AMG
08-03-2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,678
Posted By otakki

Sorry, folks! I've cheated! The pic on the left...

Sorry, folks! I've cheated! The pic on the left was from coming down the mountain and the car was mostly in neutral. That was how the thought came to mind when I saw the post.

However, the pic...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-02-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,678
Posted By otakki

Check out mine. Similar number with the left pic...

Check out mine. Similar number with the left pic at 29 mpg...but keep in mind it's from a stock M156. Yup, naturally aspirated 6.2L!
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-02-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 903
Posted By otakki

I would if I'm anywhere in SoCal. You people in...

I would if I'm anywhere in SoCal. You people in SoCal get all the events. Nothing near my location which is in the middle of nowhere. Even the usual annual AMG PL event at COTA was nonexistent...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-02-2017, 01:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,678
Posted By otakki

You're not cruising down the mountain in neutral,...

You're not cruising down the mountain in neutral, are you?! LOL. That's 5.5TT, right?
Forum: W212 AMG
07-26-2017, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 535
Posted By otakki

Buy a good battery charger and conditioner, ie...

Buy a good battery charger and conditioner, ie ctek, and hook it up whenever the car is not driven. The battery will likely last forever if you do that. If not, batteries on electric-hog cars like...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-26-2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 647
Posted By otakki

It wouldn't work for me, then. I'm trying to get...

It wouldn't work for me, then. I'm trying to get it covered until the installer I like can ppf my car. Unfortunately due to scheduling conflicts, the earliest it can be done is probably a month...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-25-2017, 07:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 647
Posted By otakki

How long can you leave the blue painter's tape on...

How long can you leave the blue painter's tape on the paint without causing a problem to the paint/clearcoat?
Forum: W212 AMG
07-19-2017, 06:18 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 24,881
Posted By otakki

Is $3550/$3650 for 7yrs/75k or 7yrs/100k? ...

Is $3550/$3650 for 7yrs/75k or 7yrs/100k?



+1. With it fully refundable, just buy it and think about it later.
Forum: W212 AMG
07-19-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,019
Posted By otakki

Going off topic for a side question: What's the...

Going off topic for a side question: What's the reason for that grid pattern on the rear window as seen in post #8? I have seen similar on wide variety of car makes.
Forum: W218
07-19-2017, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 633
Posted By otakki

Yes, that white colored interior sounds like high...

Yes, that white colored interior sounds like high maintenance. Check to see if if it has the divorced cooling system.
Forum: W213 AMG
07-18-2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,971
Posted By otakki

Unlike in the old days, there is absolutely no...

Unlike in the old days, there is absolutely no need to go in person to buy a car nowadays. It is actually to your advantage to negotiate with several dealerships at the same time from the comfort of...
Forum: W212 AMG
07-18-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,019
Posted By otakki

Porsche really needs to add a proper shooting...

Porsche really needs to add a proper shooting brake version by pushing the A pillars and cabin rearward and chop off the 2 rear doors.
Forum: W212 AMG
07-18-2017, 01:12 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 24,881
Posted By otakki

Everything is up in price due to the natural...

Everything is up in price due to the natural devaluation of the dollar.
Forum: W218
07-18-2017, 01:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 742
Posted By otakki

What does it say at the bottom of the circle? ...

What does it say at the bottom of the circle? How is the canine related to HRE?

MSRP of $35?! Wow, that was a big profit margin there!!
Forum: W212 AMG
07-12-2017, 04:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 913
Posted By otakki

Correct. It is standard for the States. Not...

Correct. It is standard for the States. Not sure about Canada. ROW gets to pick metal roof, sunroof, or pano. That's expected given the States get the E63 wagon cheaper than ROW.
Forum: W213 AMG
07-11-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,416
Posted By otakki

Anyone who is paying MSRP is obviously...

Anyone who is paying MSRP is obviously overpaying. Paying over MSRP only happens when the demand is tremendous, and gotta have it NOW is more important than anything else. However, doing so is just...
Forum: W212 AMG
07-11-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 913
Posted By otakki

Never understand all the hypes about SUV when...

Never understand all the hypes about SUV when most of them never even leave the pavement. A wagon can carry just the same amount with a better ride, handling, driving enjoyment, and mileage.

I...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-11-2017, 01:03 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,250
Posted By otakki

ALP is the best out there right now for laser. ...

ALP is the best out there right now for laser.

Cops also monitor Waze themselves to see if their locations have been reported. So it's necessary to run Waze and other systems simultaneously.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-10-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,250
Posted By otakki

I also prefer powering the device this way, via...

I also prefer powering the device this way, via the A/C plug. I don't feel like having installers drilling things through the firewall...that's the reason I can't get a laser jammer. Too bad there...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-10-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,356
Posted By otakki

A forum member has mentioned BlackVue's tendency...

A forum member has mentioned BlackVue's tendency to overheat. That will be a problem during the parking recording.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-10-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,228
Posted By otakki

Too bad, it would have been funny if he spun in...

Too bad, it would have been funny if he spun in the turn and took out the same orange Audi that had seconds ago clipped him and led him to the spin-off...demolition derby style.
Forum: W212 AMG
07-08-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,629
Posted By otakki

Great to hear it's finally back together.

Great to hear it's finally back together.
Forum: W218
07-08-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 672
Posted By otakki

Is your sunroof tinted? Maybe it needs to have...

Is your sunroof tinted? Maybe it needs to have the max ceramic tint on it.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-08-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,250
Posted By otakki

The problem with Waze is, it wouldn't help you if...

The problem with Waze is, it wouldn't help you if you are the first at the location.
Forum: W218
07-05-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 672
Posted By otakki

So it just snapped and fell off? Man, it's gotta...

So it just snapped and fell off? Man, it's gotta be pretty hot where you live. Did you tint the sunroof?
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-05-2017, 04:58 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,250
Posted By otakki

For those of you looking for a radar detector,...

For those of you looking for a radar detector, Uniden's R1/R3 that have come out in the past 6 months or so are your answer. Testing done by individuals in many radar detector forums show this two...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-05-2017, 04:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,960
Posted By otakki

Yes, it's all fun and cool until you get into a...

Yes, it's all fun and cool until you get into a wreck and they found out there's tint where it shouldn't be. Especially with it that dark, you better be prepared to get shredded to pieces by the...
Forum: W213 AMG
07-03-2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,562
Posted By otakki

W213's 20" oem tire setup actually ends up with...

W213's 20" oem tire setup actually ends up with more sidewall than the W212 on 19".
Forum: W212 AMG
07-03-2017, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 566
Posted By otakki

Which mode did it get stuck on?

Which mode did it get stuck on?
Forum: W212 AMG
06-30-2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,740
Posted By otakki

Interesting infos! Subscribed.

Interesting infos! Subscribed.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-30-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,309
Posted By otakki

Which one did you use? I assume it's in the DFW...

Which one did you use? I assume it's in the DFW area.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-30-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,584
Posted By otakki

That's a very good link. I have just read the...

That's a very good link. I have just read the first page and it has a lot of good advices. Definitely worthwhile to read the other 3 pages...which is what I'll do later.

A well maintained used...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-30-2017, 01:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,584
Posted By otakki

Yes. Most at that age don't think much about...

Yes. Most at that age don't think much about that. I didn't get into my first nice car until late 30's. BTW, where did you get that rate from? What % did you have to put down?



Wow. Where...
Forum: W212 AMG
06-28-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 509
Posted By otakki

Not sure about aftermarket wheels, but the oem...

Not sure about aftermarket wheels, but the oem 18" wheels will fit on the rear of all W212 E63's.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-28-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,584
Posted By otakki

Are there still rate of 2% or less nowadays? ...

Are there still rate of 2% or less nowadays? That's what I have on my car when I refinanced it in early 2013, but I just don't see it anymore.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-28-2017, 12:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 586
Posted By otakki

Make sure you all rack up miles and have fun...

Make sure you all rack up miles and have fun because cars like this are not collectors' items.

I get around 10K-12K miles per year. I live very close to work so I drive only 5-6 days per month. ...
06-28-2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,625
Posted By otakki

Was thinking of this when going down this thread....

Was thinking of this when going down this thread. Of course, the seller has more negatives than my tolerance level for a seller. While it's impossible to not run into problem buyers, it's not...
Forum: W212 AMG
06-27-2017, 03:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 515
Posted By otakki

A car transaction is very similar to real estate...

A car transaction is very similar to real estate transaction. Agreed price before PPI is not set in stone. One way is to make that clear to the sellers so you can test drive. I assume those...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-26-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,584
Posted By otakki

Oops, I don't own this particular AMG model. ...

Oops, I don't own this particular AMG model.

"Near death" for 40+? It should be more like "over the hill."
06-26-2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,362
Posted By otakki

Recent models might have become more reliable,...

Recent models might have become more reliable, but it's indeed worthwhile to wait a few years given FCA's track record on reliability. If it wasn't for reliability, I would definitely say go for it....
Forum: W213 AMG
06-23-2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,416
Posted By otakki

$115K MSRP for base. What a jump from previous!

$115K MSRP for base. What a jump from previous!
Forum: W212 AMG
06-22-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 21,191
Posted By otakki

Didn't I tell you people to stay away from pano? ...

Didn't I tell you people to stay away from pano? That thing benefits only the rear passengers.
Forum: W212 AMG
06-22-2017, 02:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,318
Posted By otakki

Moncler jacket...IMO, so ridiculously overpriced...

Moncler jacket...IMO, so ridiculously overpriced and not sure what all the hypes are about. I can't imagine it being able to perform any better than Columbia in terms of warm retension. It's...
Forum: W213 AMG
06-13-2017, 12:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,362
Posted By otakki

Agreed with the 20% off as mentioned above. If...

Agreed with the 20% off as mentioned above. If the seller doesn't like it, then just walk out of there.

I recently had a few trade-in-value appraisal done on my vehicle that struck couple of...
Forum: W212 AMG
06-12-2017, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 850
Posted By otakki

Great and welcome! Can't wait to see some...

Great and welcome! Can't wait to see some pictures! Wow, you have finally come out since joining in May of 2013. Welcome!!!



Correct, and some early 2011's are also affected. Well, it's too...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-11-2017, 03:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 568
Posted By otakki

Interesting information! Didn't know that's the...

Interesting information! Didn't know that's the only difference! I think you meant 2.5mm and 3.2mm. 25.4mm is 1 inch. So that means 32 has more capacity than 25, right?
Forum: W212 AMG
06-09-2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By otakki

It will fit the rear regardless of RWD or AWD....

It will fit the rear regardless of RWD or AWD. Without the heat shields in the front, it will fit on the front as well.
06-08-2017, 02:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,298
Posted By otakki

I'm dying from LOL. This thread is really...

I'm dying from LOL. This thread is really something.
Forum: W212 AMG
06-07-2017, 04:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,132
Posted By otakki

I read about Arnott springs a couple of times...

I read about Arnott springs a couple of times from someone's post. It replaces the air strut and thus should make the car reliable because it's no longer airmatic.

Yes, double trouble for the...
Forum: W212 AMG
06-07-2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,542
Posted By otakki

Did the engine need to be pulled out of the car...

Did the engine need to be pulled out of the car for the turbo replacement?
06-06-2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,223
Posted By otakki

No worry about English ability. This is a car...

No worry about English ability. This is a car forum to find out infos about cars, not an English class.
Forum: W212 AMG
06-06-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,132
Posted By otakki

This airmatic thing is what will prevent this...

This airmatic thing is what will prevent this otherwise reliable car from becoming totally dependable. Why can't MB just go with MagneRide?! Anyone planning to keep this car long term after the...
Forum: W218
06-02-2017, 03:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,634
Posted By otakki

Yes, lots of able-bodies out there just sitting...

Yes, lots of able-bodies out there just sitting around waiting for hand-outs. Meanwhile, taxpayers are being worked to death. The situation is the same in Europe and now even worse after they have...
06-02-2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 662
Posted By otakki

At least your car has proven itself to be...

At least your car has proven itself to be reliable. I also have the 2-yrs factory warranty after the 1-yr CPO warranty. I paid maybe around $3.6K. It had to go to the shop for airmatic system...
Forum: W218
06-01-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,634
Posted By otakki

"In this world nothing can be said to be certain,...

"In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." - Benjamin Franklin

Years ago, I saw a video that mentioned a person can still become homeless even if one owns the house...
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