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11-28-2017, 12:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 670
Posted By paintwerks_au

You can permanently attach it with Sikaflex...

You can permanently attach it with Sikaflex urethane. They will break the spoiler before they will successfully remove it in one piece!
Forum: W211 AMG
11-03-2017, 11:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 61,286
Posted By paintwerks_au

Oh, that's a classic. A dip**** that believes in...

Oh, that's a classic. A dip**** that believes in spending money on a quality education but cannot spell himself! Hint, it's 'dual', not 'duel'. Them exhausts ain't fightin'!
11-03-2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,772
Posted By paintwerks_au

Great question! TBH, I don't know how the system...

Great question! TBH, I don't know how the system works it out. However, I had new rims and tyres fitted recently and the pressures were set high than standard, but at the same rates front to rear (if...
11-03-2017, 06:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,772
Posted By paintwerks_au

Interesting. My MY12 E350 sedan does not have...

Interesting. My MY12 E350 sedan does not have tyre pressure sensors. Instead, the ECU/BCM picks up on the rotational speed of the wheel. If the tyre pressure is low, it'll give you a warning on the...
11-03-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3,395
Views: 1,005,578
Posted By paintwerks_au

I like the look. But, those tail lights are...

I like the look. But, those tail lights are crying out for a professional spray tint!
10-02-2017, 11:26 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 92,037
Posted By paintwerks_au

Thank you kindly! It's funny you mention the...

Thank you kindly! It's funny you mention the emblems. I was already considering debadging the E350 and AMG emblems from the boot/trunk.
10-01-2017, 10:02 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 92,037
Posted By paintwerks_au

Oh well, thanks for your brutal honesty. Each to...

Oh well, thanks for your brutal honesty. Each to their own if you're not a fan....you're entitled to your opinion.

In any event, I wasn't 'trying' for a fake pano roof. I simply like the gloss...
10-01-2017, 07:55 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 92,037
Posted By paintwerks_au

Sorry...I'm confused. The strips look bad in...

Sorry...I'm confused. The strips look bad in black? The DRL surrounds? Care to elaborate please?
10-01-2017, 07:46 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 92,037
Posted By paintwerks_au

G'day all, this is my 2012 E350 ...

G'day all, this is my 2012 E350 Australian-delivered Avantgarde V6 Sedan with AMG pack. It only had 29,000km when I bought it a month ago.

I have fitted 20x9 (+32mm with 245/30 97Y) and 20x10...
10-01-2017, 08:55 AM
Replies: 3,395
Views: 1,005,578
Posted By paintwerks_au

G'day all, this is my 2012 E350...

G'day all, this is my 2012 E350 Australian-delivered Avantgarde V6 Sedan with AMG pack. It only had 29,000km when I bought it a month ago.

I have fittted 20x9 (+32mm with 245/30) and 20x10 (+40...
09-30-2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,580
Posted By paintwerks_au

I have the OEM spoiler (colour coded) as well as...

I have the OEM spoiler (colour coded) as well as the Renntech in carbon fibre. However, I just got an RW Carbon DTM spoiler and I love it! Looks great on the car. Sorry, but I don't have any pics of...
09-26-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 396
Posted By paintwerks_au

The genuine part for the facelift W212 will fit,...

The genuine part for the facelift W212 will fit, but it's 56mm from memory and will go completely over the recessed hole, but does have a slight crown in it to cater for the peaked hood.

The badge...
09-26-2017, 01:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 948
Posted By paintwerks_au

That's why you need a run front and rear facing...

That's why you need a run front and rear facing GPS-enabled 1080p 60fps dash cams (Blackvue are the best). That way, you'll actually have proof that you weren't speeding.
09-24-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,668
Posted By paintwerks_au

Just out of interest Becksan, did you ever have...

Just out of interest Becksan, did you ever have any concerns that the car specifications require a 97Y XL load rating but the Toyo's are only a 90Y which is a fair step down in load rating?

The...
09-19-2017, 10:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 811
Posted By paintwerks_au

Yes, it can be replaced, but it would be cheaper...

Yes, it can be replaced, but it would be cheaper to have a shop repair the scratch and spray refinish the piece. We do stuff like this at my bodyshop (but I am in Australia). It's easily achieved at...
09-18-2017, 10:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,668
Posted By paintwerks_au

That's great info. Thanks so much! Very...

That's great info. Thanks so much!

Very comforting to read about your fitments. My Koya wheels were recommended to be +30 front (20x9) and +42 rear (20x10). I'm also going to run 275/30R20 rears...
09-18-2017, 09:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,668
Posted By paintwerks_au

Looks badass Becksan! If you don't mind me...

Looks badass Becksan!

If you don't mind me asking, what are your wheel sizes, offsets and tire sizes?

Also, where did you buy your rear lip spoiler from please?

Thanks,
Sime
09-17-2017, 03:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 923
Posted By paintwerks_au

They should do. I have ordered 20x9 and 20x10...

They should do. I have ordered 20x9 and 20x10 wheels and have purchased 255/35R20 97Y XL and 275/30R20 97Y XL Continental Contisportcontact 5 tyres for them.

Apart from fitment, what you should be...
09-11-2017, 08:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,668
Posted By paintwerks_au

I am in the same situation. I have a 2012 E350...

I am in the same situation. I have a 2012 E350 sedan (RWD V6) and I am lowering it with 20 inch wheels.

Fronts are 9" with a +32 offset (255/35R20 97Y) and rears are 10" wide with a +40 offset...
Forum: W211 AMG
09-11-2017, 05:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 61,286
Posted By paintwerks_au

Love your wheels! What is the make and model...

Love your wheels! What is the make and model please?
09-07-2017, 03:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 496
Posted By paintwerks_au

My 2012 E350 sedan (RWD V6) has the AMG pack on...

My 2012 E350 sedan (RWD V6) has the AMG pack on it. As standard, the rear wheels are 9" wide and they run a 265/35R18 99Y factory fitment.
09-04-2017, 10:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By paintwerks_au

Thanks for the reply! The car only has...

Thanks for the reply!

The car only has 18,000 miles of city driving on well-paved, high quality roads.
09-04-2017, 08:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 765
Posted By paintwerks_au

Have you considered expanding your search to NSW?...

Have you considered expanding your search to NSW? I have bought a car interstate before and the process was easy to transfer the vehicle to my state of residence.
09-03-2017, 10:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 765
Posted By paintwerks_au

Max, that sounds like a lot of money they're...

Max, that sounds like a lot of money they're asking. Two weeks ago, through a private sale in Melbourne, I bought a one owner 2012 E350 V6 Avantgarde with AMG pack with only 29,000km for AUD$39K. It...
09-02-2017, 10:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By paintwerks_au

Vibration through steering wheel when heater fan on full

Hi all,

I've done a search and can't find anything.

On my 2012 E350 sedan V6, I'm noticing a vibration coming through the steering wheel when the car is stationary and the heater fan is running...
08-31-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Posted By paintwerks_au

Bueller? Anyone? Anyone?

Bueller? Anyone? Anyone?
08-31-2017, 05:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Posted By paintwerks_au

20" wheel fitment questions

G'day all,

My name is Sime and I have just taken ownership of a used but low mile 2012 E350 V6 Sedan RWD in Brilliant White. It has the AMG sport pack. Loving the car!

I have ordered some...
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