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Forum: C63/C63S AMG
Yesterday, 10:44 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,276
Posted By ezatnova

Ouch, thatís a shame to hear regarding the...

Ouch, thatís a shame to hear regarding the install. I had my hopes up that most of the griping was just from AMG folks that never really messed with cars lol

oh well, all the more reason why a...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
Yesterday, 10:42 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,276
Posted By ezatnova

Between AMGMessiah and Vader, we should hopefully...

Between AMGMessiah and Vader, we should hopefully have some good dyno results soon.

Vader, I am selfishly hoping that you donít muddle the dyno process with the methanol, or at least make sure...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
Yesterday, 08:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,631
Posted By ezatnova

Is Dinan really much different installing than...

Is Dinan really much different installing than JB4? Those instructions are out there (granted, still no video which baffles me).

At the end of the day, itís four plugs and some zip ties...not...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-25-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,631
Posted By ezatnova

Cant the dealership diagnose/fix your car now...

Cant the dealership diagnose/fix your car now that itís back to stock? Then just reinstall the JB4 on your own for free.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-25-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,631
Posted By ezatnova

Correct that it was an extremely short video

Correct that it was an extremely short video
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-23-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,276
Posted By ezatnova

How did the dynos pan out?

How did the dynos pan out?
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-17-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,276
Posted By ezatnova

Is there any type of push notification or sign-up...

Is there any type of push notification or sign-up to receive alerts when new C63 JB4 firmware and/or maps are released? I know thereís a page on N54 but, like most people, life gets busy and...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-16-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By ezatnova

Great color combo inside and out

Great color combo inside and out
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-15-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,354
Posted By ezatnova

All his videos are just clickbait rambling and...

All his videos are just clickbait rambling and complaining lol
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-14-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,276
Posted By ezatnova

It amazes me that people who presumably are...

It amazes me that people who presumably are intelligent enough have a career that supports buying a car like this need instructions on how to get a part. 😂
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-12-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 57,450
Posted By ezatnova

Sounds good. Looking forward to it! Any...

Sounds good. Looking forward to it!

Any action as far as an install video being wrapped up for the JB4? I believe there was talk about this a few months back?
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-12-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 57,450
Posted By ezatnova

Any new issues or updates? Been a long week!

Any new issues or updates? Been a long week!
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-08-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,220
Posted By ezatnova

It is in no way a small difference. Massive...

It is in no way a small difference. Massive fidelity loss and compression of top and bottom range.

The c63 system is not bad at all. Definitely needs setting up properly, and itís not going to...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-08-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,220
Posted By ezatnova

This is will typically sound like garbage....

This is will typically sound like garbage. Bluetooth loses audio quality vs a direct connection, and if you are streaming compressed MP3ís or a service like pandora, then it compounds the...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-07-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,276
Posted By ezatnova

Um, the batteryís in the trunk.

Um, the batteryís in the trunk.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-07-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,276
Posted By ezatnova

My thoughts exactly. And my JB4 sits in its box...

My thoughts exactly. And my JB4 sits in its box as well until I gain some confidence in what Iím seeing (or lack thereof). I also had a flawless (JB3) 335i experience with Terry and crew back in the...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-05-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,276
Posted By ezatnova

BMS??

BMS??
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-31-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,276
Posted By ezatnova

Ah, interesting. Then whatís the point of that...

Ah, interesting. Then whatís the point of that connection!?
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-28-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,276
Posted By ezatnova

Would be nice to see dyno gains with a closed...

Would be nice to see dyno gains with a closed hood and a fan positioned in front, most closely simulating road usage. Open hood cheats in a way by allowing plenty of ambient cooler air in and the...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-24-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,276
Posted By ezatnova

Oh wow. Sorry, I was assuming they were...

Oh wow. Sorry, I was assuming they were basically identical between BMS and ZAC
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-24-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,276
Posted By ezatnova

Shame that none of them have a little place to...

Shame that none of them have a little place to swap the AMG engine plaque on to. not sure how feasible it is to remove and place it anyway. Still, they could have the correct sized flat spot with a...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-23-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,807
Posted By ezatnova

Pro tip: drive up on some 1Ē or so boards that...

Pro tip: drive up on some 1Ē or so boards that you lay down flat before the ramp starts. Will likely let your lip clear the ramp and itís super easy.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-23-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,276
Posted By ezatnova

I think you posted the same question a few posts...

I think you posted the same question a few posts above. No new manual or video.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-23-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,276
Posted By ezatnova

First, thanks for the update and thank you for...

First, thanks for the update and thank you for scheduling dyno time to finally give us all concrete info on baseline, filters, and now the JB4 maps. Really looking forward to that!

Second, couple...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-18-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 57,450
Posted By ezatnova

All Iím doing is using BMSís own graphs. It shows...

All Iím doing is using BMSís own graphs. It shows whp is 5 shy of claimed crank. All I did was use the same logic for the S.

That aside, I agree, somewhat disappointing that there isnít testing...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-18-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,276
Posted By ezatnova

That will be great to get that data! Yeah I...

That will be great to get that data!

Yeah I hear you on the traction. Sunny and 75 here today and I canít get grip until third gear, stock. And my tires are in good shape (also stock)
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-16-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 57,450
Posted By ezatnova

Trying to piece this together since there is no...

Trying to piece this together since there is no C63S dyno available... If the non-S car made 465 whp stock (rated at 469 crank), and then made 537 whp with the JB4, we see a 72 hp gain. The S is...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-12-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,276
Posted By ezatnova

Yes, but many of us simply want to see a graph of...

Yes, but many of us simply want to see a graph of before and after. I want to see the delta on an S all along the rpm band. It shouldnít be that crazy of an ask, given that Iím sure the majority of...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-12-2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,052
Posted By ezatnova

How is it broken?

How is it broken?
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-03-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,516
Posted By ezatnova

most times in a situation where I want a...

most times in a situation where I want a downshift, Iím also going to want instant response in that timeframe, ie a winding road, where you come off the gas on the bends. Would annoy me to no end and...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-03-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,516
Posted By ezatnova

ugh, sounds like a downgrade more than an...

ugh, sounds like a downgrade more than an upgrade. I wouldnít want sport+ not reacting quickly to throttle input, or short shifting up on me. Shame they neutered sport+ when there are already comfort...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-02-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,516
Posted By ezatnova

thanks. Interesting and good to hear results from...

thanks. Interesting and good to hear results from people that have had both. Sounds like overall not much change in the aggressive aspects of the exhaust.

Some have theorized that this recent...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-02-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,516
Posted By ezatnova

Did you have a software version that popped...

Did you have a software version that popped before this update?
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-01-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,276
Posted By ezatnova

Thought of a few other questions/comments: -...

Thought of a few other questions/comments:

- I wasn't aware about the logs allowing JB4 to auto adjust (auto tune?). I thought I even read somewhere that, unlike past BMW applications, this one...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-01-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,276
Posted By ezatnova

sounds good. Looking forward to seeing all that....

sounds good. Looking forward to seeing all that. Thanks!
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-01-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,516
Posted By ezatnova

Anything more on this now that several weeks have...

Anything more on this now that several weeks have passed?

It sure is frustrating that we canít get a definitive list of exactly what these updates are doing, from someone at AMG.

I have held...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
04-26-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,276
Posted By ezatnova

thanks Payam. Are there plans to update the main...

thanks Payam. Are there plans to update the main BMS thread soon with a comprehensive post that will show an install video, recommended base settings by fuel and mods, and also any sort of guide to...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
04-25-2019, 01:24 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,468
Posted By ezatnova

Question: would you drive the CLA 250 loaner if...

Question: would you drive the CLA 250 loaner if it did have tints?
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
04-24-2019, 01:32 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,276
Posted By ezatnova

Can you post one showing gains on an S?

Can you post one showing gains on an S?
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
04-19-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 425
Posted By ezatnova

That’s not where they are. You have to look up.

That’s not where they are. You have to look up.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
04-07-2019, 06:59 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 57,450
Posted By ezatnova

Is your car stock? Seems like map 2 was being...

Is your car stock? Seems like map 2 was being mentioned as best used with other mods and also requires messing with plug gaps.

Hoping for an update from BMS soon with stock S figures, map...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
04-04-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 52,045
Posted By ezatnova

lol. Oops.

lol. Oops.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
03-24-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 57,450
Posted By ezatnova

Been pretty quiet! Any progress on stock S...

Been pretty quiet! Any progress on stock S figures? Other general updates? Beta progress, etc?
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-24-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 57,450
Posted By ezatnova

looking to see graphs and gain details on stock S...

looking to see graphs and gain details on stock S model on pump gas.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-04-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,286
Posted By ezatnova

Wrong forum

Wrong forum
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-17-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 57,450
Posted By ezatnova

Perhaps put another way, the question would be...

Perhaps put another way, the question would be something like:

Will the JB4 be able to control the exhaust flaps like I believe it does in the BMW world, and is being done by other people on the...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-01-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 57,450
Posted By ezatnova

UGreat to see that BMS is supporting modded...

UGreat to see that BMS is supporting modded vehicleís, vehicles stacking other tunes, etc. However, personally would have liked to see the first round of beta be concentrated in getting things dialed...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-22-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 57,450
Posted By ezatnova

You really canít think of ANY WAY to possibly...

You really canít think of ANY WAY to possibly procure one if you live in CA? Sheesh.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-18-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 57,450
Posted By ezatnova

Thanks for the info. Looking forward to...

Thanks for the info. Looking forward to seeing/learning more. Curious if the S cars are really getting anything truly meaningful out of a 93 pump gas bone stock tune, or if AMG already has it close...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-20-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,397
Posted By ezatnova

Or they could just set the toggle in settings to...

Or they could just set the toggle in settings to metric. I'm sure it would benefit all of their ex-North American customers to see a set of runs in KPH
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-19-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,397
Posted By ezatnova

itís really weird, some of them have it! I didnít...

itís really weird, some of them have it! I didnít believe it either but there are some pictures and video of people who have non s and have it. And then a lot who donít. So many versions of softwares...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-19-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,397
Posted By ezatnova

Yes, launch mode engages. It is actually faster...

Yes, launch mode engages. It is actually faster in most cases on the street with normal tires to leave it in Sport + and then do launch mode. It allows a little slip but doesnít make you modulate...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-19-2018, 01:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,397
Posted By ezatnova

Thanks for posting those. 1) is it fair to...

Thanks for posting those.

1) is it fair to say that the 30% E85 you are using makes the CA limited 91 octane perform like 93 octane? Or, if it effectively better than straight 93?

2) I see you...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-13-2018, 07:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,511
Posted By ezatnova

Curious what you thought of that setup combo when...

Curious what you thought of that setup combo when launching. And what suspension setting you used.

Ive heard from some that race mode with traction off is a lot of struggle with a) shifting when...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-11-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 57,450
Posted By ezatnova

Not trying to ask this in a rude way at all, but...

Not trying to ask this in a rude way at all, but is it sort of counter productive to run these events and tests with a base C63 without a limited defeat? I mean, youíre just jamming up against the...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-10-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,280
Posted By ezatnova

Bubb Rubb has a thread on this already a while...

Bubb Rubb has a thread on this already a while ago, I think. People were getting annoyed with the sound in the morning, though.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-30-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 57,450
Posted By ezatnova

awesome. Will be interested to see where...

awesome. Will be interested to see where consistent, normal safe street tune 1/4 mile times come in at, with the puzzle piece of managing traction through launch/first couple gears factored into the...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-30-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By ezatnova

Definitely true with the panoramic roof. The...

Definitely true with the panoramic roof. The colder is is the worse it is. That also made me think it was the rubber seal. Iíll have to really try and look in there with a flashlight or something...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-30-2018, 01:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By ezatnova

TI have the same issue with the panoramic roof....

TI have the same issue with the panoramic roof. Pressing the ventilate button to tilt the roof up cures it, but as soon as itís put back down it rattles.

I also thought it was coming from the...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-29-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 57,450
Posted By ezatnova

Good info. What makes the boost solenoid...

Good info. What makes the boost solenoid connection optional? Does it just provide boost readout, so if you don't care to see what it is then you don't need it? Or is there an operating difference...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-28-2018, 11:12 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 57,450
Posted By ezatnova

Most is covered earlier in the thread, but...

Most is covered earlier in the thread, but CANBUS, map switching, logging (all via an actual phone app that works, not just promised and a year later isnít out), boost limiting by gear to promote...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-28-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 57,450
Posted By ezatnova

Surprised as well. Thatís a shame itís a non-S. S...

Surprised as well. Thatís a shame itís a non-S. S wouldnt cut until 180.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-28-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 57,450
Posted By ezatnova

Not sure of the event details and if there is...

Not sure of the event details and if there is just a slow roll-on or what, but the 1/4 mile times look way slow for the mph, right? Iíd think those trap speeds would equate to very low 11ís?
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-27-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,028
Posted By ezatnova

wow, where did you see that they pump in fake...

wow, where did you see that they pump in fake sound now? Thatís terrible. Always enjoyed mocking M3ís for their fake sound.

Ill be honest, to me the car in that video sounds the same as pre...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-24-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 57,450
Posted By ezatnova

Great to hear from the BMS guys! :woowoo:

Great to hear from the BMS guys! :woowoo:
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-17-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 57,450
Posted By ezatnova

They arenít going to put it on a different dyno...

They arenít going to put it on a different dyno lol. The entire point is for them to show a delta before and after on their same controlled environment.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-17-2018, 07:03 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 57,450
Posted By ezatnova

Doesnít really matter that much when the point is...

Doesnít really matter that much when the point is to get a delta of before and after.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-16-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 57,450
Posted By ezatnova

Interesting. Wonder if itís a liability thing...

Interesting. Wonder if itís a liability thing with the EPA or what.

Unrelated, I wonder how many others went down the path of 335 -> c63. I ordered a 2007 E92 myself and had the JB on it, then...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-08-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 52,045
Posted By ezatnova

no. Press button 2.

no. Press button 2.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-27-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 57,450
Posted By ezatnova

Features/logging/map changing/customizing/CANBUS...

Features/logging/map changing/customizing/CANBUS options wise, itíll blow the Dinan away.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-25-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 57,450
Posted By ezatnova

Not to contradict myself from my post above, but...

Not to contradict myself from my post above, but I suppose in comes the argument that intake air temp doesn't matter much on turbo cars since the turbos will ultra-heat the air anyway. Whether they...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-25-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 57,450
Posted By ezatnova

Thanks for posting. I searched their instagram...

Thanks for posting. I searched their instagram for a half hour and couldn't find the picture or video. The post a couple back mentions a video...can anyone link to that?

Curious how easy it is to...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-20-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 57,450
Posted By ezatnova

m3/m4 are $799 list price and discounted to $599....

m3/m4 are $799 list price and discounted to $599. Iím sure when products first launch, theyíre at list and then over time get discounted after the initial bolas of customers purchase theirs. Now,...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-19-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 57,450
Posted By ezatnova

Very exciting news! Add me to the list as well,...

Very exciting news! Add me to the list as well, as a JB N54 customer from 2007.

Some folks may owe that C43 guy an apology. I admit that I was somewhat harsh in a post or two, but that was...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-31-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,700
Posted By ezatnova

agreed for all except the map switching via...

agreed for all except the map switching via phone. Somewhere (forget if it was on their thread on their site), it said ďcoming soonĒ
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-31-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,700
Posted By ezatnova

To be fair, I havenít seen any updates or...

To be fair, I havenít seen any updates or improvements or anything for the Dinan, on their end. How long hasnít it been, and thereís still no Bluetooth and map switching with the phone? No mention of...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-31-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,700
Posted By ezatnova

ha, yeah when I reached out to Terry, it didn’t...

ha, yeah when I reached out to Terry, it didn’t go well. Knew him from the original N54 days and had numerous versions of JB back in the day (awesome product). My emails got intercepted by some...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-31-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,165
Posted By ezatnova

The original test cars didnít open the valves...

The original test cars didnít open the valves 100% all of the time (which the ASR does) otherwise there would be no point in a variable valve...it would just be open for Sport and closed for Comfort....
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-31-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,165
Posted By ezatnova

Excellent. Love my ASR as well.

Excellent. Love my ASR as well.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-27-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By ezatnova

More delayed, yes, but sounds the same to me. Way...

More delayed, yes, but sounds the same to me. Way too many any sounds like itís all broken.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-27-2018, 07:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By ezatnova

I think that Autovlog guyís sounds like that....

I think that Autovlog guyís sounds like that. Heís the one that makes the 30 minute videos with 12.5 seconds of actual meaningful content. He was going bonkers when he got his tune and his car...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-14-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 575
Views: 52,045
Posted By ezatnova

Not to muddy the waters further, but with the...

Not to muddy the waters further, but with the impending entrance of the JB4 tune, BMS might very well be implementing valve control through CANBUS (via customized OEM button pressing), as they have...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-13-2018, 07:04 AM
Replies: 575
Views: 52,045
Posted By ezatnova

I tried some various settings yesterday and on...

I tried some various settings yesterday and on the c63 it seems the OEM performance exhaust button makes no difference on pops/aggressiveness whether on or off, when the ASR valve is activated to...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-12-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,317
Posted By ezatnova

no tweeters added.

no tweeters added.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-11-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 52,045
Posted By ezatnova

Agree with all of this, except Iíd say I can here...

Agree with all of this, except Iíd say I can here a slight difference at idle, too. Itís not drastic by any means, and far less than when rolling onto the throttle to get moving, but, nonetheless I...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-11-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 52,045
Posted By ezatnova

that sure is odd. I mean, Iím sure youíre...

that sure is odd. I mean, Iím sure youíre scratching your head too, but youíd think a physically opening of the valves would kind of have to have an impact on the volume.

You do see an increase...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-10-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 52,045
Posted By ezatnova

Only junk for 2018ís. Works great on earlier...

Only junk for 2018ís. Works great on earlier years.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-10-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,317
Posted By ezatnova

Thanks. The sound system stuff can probably...

Thanks.

The sound system stuff can probably go in a new thread.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-08-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 16,404
Posted By ezatnova

For what itís worth, I got the ASR module instead...

For what itís worth, I got the ASR module instead of the plugs, and I lost absolutely no power for sure.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-08-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 754
Posted By ezatnova

Iím in the same boat too. Was set on doing...

Iím in the same boat too. Was set on doing secondaries but the module already adds a bunch of volume down low. I say down low meaning below 2200 rpm. Above that, to me, it makes much less of a...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-06-2018, 11:43 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 16,404
Posted By ezatnova

weird. And you waited the 10+ minutes before...

weird. And you waited the 10+ minutes before touching anything, after you moved the keys?
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-04-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 16,404
Posted By ezatnova

No power loss if installed correctly. That bit of...

No power loss if installed correctly. That bit of pressure isnít going to make any noticeable difference, to any degree you can actually feel. It throws a limp if you unplug that wire when the car...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-04-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 575
Views: 52,045
Posted By ezatnova

Phorte, almost immediately above, said he did....

Phorte, almost immediately above, said he did. There are others too who mention it in the thread.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-03-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 52,045
Posted By ezatnova

only one of the three is the right connector that...

only one of the three is the right connector that will fit. The other two are way bigger with lots more wires.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-01-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 575
Views: 52,045
Posted By ezatnova

odd. Another really long shot, but did you let...

odd. Another really long shot, but did you let the car sleep for a while and then do the install with the key far away? Just a really obscure thought that, if not, did the car not ďlikeĒ the...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-01-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 51,724
Posted By ezatnova

Thanks. I saw mention earlier in the thread...

Thanks.

I saw mention earlier in the thread thread of one shop welding a flange on via the inside, which would understandably make it a bunch easier than squeezing in around the top where itís...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-31-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 51,724
Posted By ezatnova

Anyone get this done around West Chester PA? ...

Anyone get this done around West Chester PA?

Took my car to a fairly decent shop today and once they had it on the lift they called to say theyíd have to drop the trans and remove the downpipes...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-30-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 52,045
Posted By ezatnova

Fitted mine. Works great. Sounds great at startup...

Fitted mine. Works great. Sounds great at startup now and also the biggest difference is 20-40% throttle under load. Just idling in Sport + with PE turned on, there is not a huge difference, as...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-30-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 575
Views: 52,045
Posted By ezatnova

After landing 60 miles from my house and USPS...

After landing 60 miles from my house and USPS taking it 400 miles farther and back again, mine’s out for delivery today finally.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-28-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,723
Posted By ezatnova

This is correct. The new larger width tire has a...

This is correct. The new larger width tire has a larger diameter, which takes longer to rotate once, hence showing a slower speed on the speedometer than the vehicle is actually traveling. Several of...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-25-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 575
Views: 52,045
Posted By ezatnova

Mine went from N.J. to Des Moines Iowa. And I’m...

Mine went from N.J. to Des Moines Iowa. And I’m in Philly. USPS fail.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-22-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 52,045
Posted By ezatnova

Customs must be giving mine the water board...

Customs must be giving mine the water board treatment or something. No jersey love for mine.

update - jerz!
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-22-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 52,045
Posted By ezatnova

Your USPS site status changed? Mine doesn't say...

Your USPS site status changed? Mine doesn't say anything about dirty jerz...still Frankfurt Germany :( I'm Philly so you'd think our deliveries would be pretty close!
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-21-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 52,045
Posted By ezatnova

Once some others get their shipments in for their...

Once some others get their shipments in for their pre-2018 vehicles, we'll have a more definitive answer, too.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-21-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 575
Views: 52,045
Posted By ezatnova

To be fair, the thread did state that the module...

To be fair, the thread did state that the module replaces the two rear flap simulators, not the H pipe one.

Still, itís definitely concerning that people arenít noticing a difference.

I...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-19-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 52,045
Posted By ezatnova

could be more accurate to say that out of 20 who...

could be more accurate to say that out of 20 who have ordered, 5 received them and over half think it doesnít do anything worthwhile.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-19-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 575
Views: 52,045
Posted By ezatnova

Annoying that the consensus seems to be that this...

Annoying that the consensus seems to be that this is a $300 waste. My fault for jumping in on the early group buy, I guess.

Well, if mine ever decides to arrive (no sign of it via any tracking),...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-18-2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 52,045
Posted By ezatnova

remote antenna?

remote antenna?
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-18-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 575
Views: 52,045
Posted By ezatnova

Iím in the same boat

Iím in the same boat
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-16-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 52,045
Posted By ezatnova

sorry for the stupid question but can you track...

sorry for the stupid question but can you track it on USPS with that same DHL tracking number? When I click the USPS link on the DHL page, it simply goes to the post office’s home page.

EDIT - I...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-16-2018, 12:22 AM
Replies: 575
Views: 52,045
Posted By ezatnova

when did you ask him? Most of us got it within an...

when did you ask him? Most of us got it within an hour or so
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-15-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 52,045
Posted By ezatnova

Same

Same
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-13-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 575
Views: 52,045
Posted By ezatnova

thanks for the vid, it did upload properly. ...

thanks for the vid, it did upload properly.

Can you shine a flashlight all up in there and record record what happens with the various buttons? I agree it sounds like no difference between factory...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-13-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 575
Views: 52,045
Posted By ezatnova

Also cutting a hole in the floor board should...

Also cutting a hole in the floor board should enhance them as well
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-12-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 575
Views: 52,045
Posted By ezatnova

It wonít work to upload by sending it to YouTube...

It wonít work to upload by sending it to YouTube then attaching the link here?
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-12-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 575
Views: 52,045
Posted By ezatnova

strange he said he can hear it changing though....

strange he said he can hear it changing though. If itís changing, it should obviously make some difference, youíd think.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-04-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 575
Views: 52,045
Posted By ezatnova

nothing here

nothing here
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
04-25-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 52,045
Posted By ezatnova

Are you allowed to PM those users? Just thinking...

Are you allowed to PM those users? Just thinking that PMing them could be more effective than posting here, in case they don't have alerts on for the thread.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
04-23-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 16,404
Posted By ezatnova

Interesting. Thanks for posting. Seems like a $53...

Interesting. Thanks for posting. Seems like a $53 version of the BMW golf tee mod :) Not too bad.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
03-21-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,053
Posted By ezatnova

Rear diffuser is stock (not CF). Rear spoiler is...

Rear diffuser is stock (not CF). Rear spoiler is OEM CF.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
03-21-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,053
Posted By ezatnova

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

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/b50f1236_954c_45d7_b0e0_66c1695e68fe_8f4d24101eef188a4ab7bf689d5a25760b684546.jpeg

Personally prefer the sedan ones since they are...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
03-14-2018, 10:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,317
Posted By ezatnova

thanks! 2016

thanks! 2016
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-13-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,608
Posted By ezatnova

exactly. $45k is their goal. Should sell for...

exactly. $45k is their goal. Should sell for $40-42.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-13-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,608
Posted By ezatnova

yeah but people canít get enough of 35 minute...

yeah but people canít get enough of 35 minute videos with a title like ďYOUíLL NEVER GUESS WHAT HAPPENED TODAY!!Ē where he drives around and talks about getting a letter from a fan and then gets an...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-18-2017, 04:34 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,073
Posted By ezatnova

that torque looks severely messed up. Maybe a bad...

that torque looks severely messed up. Maybe a bad sensor on the dyno or something?
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-20-2017, 11:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,777
Posted By ezatnova

It kills me to contribute to my own thread being...

It kills me to contribute to my own thread being completely derailed, but my God, I've had some annoying rattle that I CANNOT find and it just might be my sunroom. I've pressed and mashed everything...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-18-2017, 05:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 889
Posted By ezatnova

I think itís smart that the steering wheel...

I think itís smart that the steering wheel buttons adjust volume faster than the dash knobs. MB minimizes the time youíre mashing steering wheel buttons rather than holding the wheel properly for...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-16-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,777
Posted By ezatnova

Isnt that every guyís dream?

Isnt that every guyís dream?
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-16-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,777
Posted By ezatnova

Mine had those updates too but still shows the...

Mine had those updates too but still shows the recall as outstanding for my VIN. In fact, both that thread and this one are mine lol.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-15-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,777
Posted By ezatnova

yeah, hopefully. Kind of like youíre saying, I...

yeah, hopefully. Kind of like youíre saying, I think they could accomplish this fix by dialing BACK the ESP, not softening the throttle ramp up.

Even at oartial throttle while while turning on a...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-15-2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,777
Posted By ezatnova

Recall for ESP torque peak?

Didnít see a thread on this yet. Very odd. Hopefully this isnít yet another update to further numb and neuter the car.

NHTSA Recall Number
17V654
Recall Reported
Oct 16, 2017
Recall Starts...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-30-2017, 08:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 721
Posted By ezatnova

Sounds like itís ideal for Race mode and Race...

Sounds like itís ideal for Race mode and Race Start over and over.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-30-2017, 11:19 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,789
Posted By ezatnova

+1. Also a dyno before and after (should be easy...

+1. Also a dyno before and after (should be easy enough given the bypass plug).
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-23-2017, 02:00 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,508
Posted By ezatnova

Got my daily laugh from this thread. Good stuff. ...

Got my daily laugh from this thread. Good stuff.

Anyway I have to get going. I have an appointment at the dealer to look at trading in my C63s on a sweet ďAMGĒ C43.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-12-2017, 08:08 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,789
Posted By ezatnova

Thanks for all the nice updates. Any plans to put...

Thanks for all the nice updates. Any plans to put a video out of an install? The directions on the site seem fine, but possibly oversimplify some steps, if the install really is a 4-6 hour affair. A...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-11-2017, 06:25 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,789
Posted By ezatnova

I would be shocked if the install took anywhere...

I would be shocked if the install took anywhere near 4 hours. It really does not seem that difficult. Yank the air boxes, take a few screws out, lay out the harness, clip in the sensors, tidy up...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-10-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,789
Posted By ezatnova

+1. WORST case I guess itíd just mean returning...

+1. WORST case I guess itíd just mean returning the unit for a refund if you werenít happy, but still a minor annoyance given the 2-3 hours of lost time putting it on and taking it off, plus shipping...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-09-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,789
Posted By ezatnova

Letís keep this related to the Dinan tune and not...

Letís keep this related to the Dinan tune and not turn it into a tires thread.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-08-2017, 07:36 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,789
Posted By ezatnova

Any data on what boost this is running (peak and...

Any data on what boost this is running (peak and across the band)? Sorry if I missed it, I did read through the product page.

Vaelin, I was curious about the exhaust sound/pops. So you think they...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-03-2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,220
Posted By ezatnova

this is crazy. So three different things Our cars...

this is crazy. So three different things Our cars are doing lol
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-03-2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,220
Posted By ezatnova

not saying that heís wrong but either thatís...

not saying that heís wrong but either thatís incorrect or the MB wording is terrible. Wexís Explanation would have nothing to do with Manual mode, which is what the paragraph mentions.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-03-2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,220
Posted By ezatnova

Iím referring to the manualís wording, not yours.

Iím referring to the manualís wording, not yours.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-03-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,220
Posted By ezatnova

Iíve read that paragraph 50 times and it still...

Iíve read that paragraph 50 times and it still doesnít make sense to me. I think itís worded really oddly.

Just FYI that came from the 2016 ownerís manual that I have for my 2016.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-02-2017, 04:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,220
Posted By ezatnova

Thereís a blurb in the manual under Race Start...

Thereís a blurb in the manual under Race Start that sounds potentially related but I donít understand what itís saying:

ĒWhen Manual mode is active, the transmission automatically shifts up to...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-01-2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,220
Posted By ezatnova

Lol. Thatís crazy. Ok someone else give it...

Lol. Thatís crazy.

Ok someone else give it a go. Thinking something is...unique with your car.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-28-2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 15,357
Posted By ezatnova

Not to harp on the stupid badges, but while weíre...

Not to harp on the stupid badges, but while weíre waiting for the product to be released, itís a fun discussion...

Dinan, any thoughts on designing a sort of MB/C63 custom Dinan emblem that would...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-27-2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,220
Posted By ezatnova

Agreed, but not sure how you confuse the two. One...

Agreed, but not sure how you confuse the two. One is a dedicated button with an M on it lol
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-27-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,220
Posted By ezatnova

Lol. It absolutely does NOT shift by itself in...

Lol. It absolutely does NOT shift by itself in Manual mode during Launch Control.

Donít know why I was foolish enough to try this. All it accomplishes is a fuel cut and bouncing off the redline.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-27-2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,220
Posted By ezatnova

so you are saying that in Launch Mode, in Manual,...

so you are saying that in Launch Mode, in Manual, the car will bounce off the limiter (which makes sense)? Of course, thatís not what the previous poster is claiming will happen. Interesting.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-27-2017, 10:59 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 15,357
Posted By ezatnova

Speaking of badges, it would be cool if Dinan did...

Speaking of badges, it would be cool if Dinan did a badge with this kit. I imagine a ton of BMW guys would think the AMG owner is just being a smartass by having a Dinan badge on their car :rolf:
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-26-2017, 10:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,220
Posted By ezatnova

Wow that seems pretty counter intuitive that...

Wow that seems pretty counter intuitive that Manual mode would shift automatically.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-26-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 15,357
Posted By ezatnova

Haha, yeah. I had to double check that it didnít...

Haha, yeah. I had to double check that it didnít come with the exhaust and the carbon diffusers lol. Hey, it does come with th Brabus badge through, for FREE! Not the front or side emblems. Just the...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-26-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 15,357
Posted By ezatnova

Not sure a solid precident has been set yet for a...

Not sure a solid precident has been set yet for a safe, reliable and very effective piggy. I mentioned the Brabus unit, above, but that price is literally hilarious so Iím not sure itís a fair data...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-26-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 15,357
Posted By ezatnova

To be fair, they realize there is interest and...

To be fair, they realize there is interest and there have been long periods with no updates after the issue was communicated as just waiting on a supply of connectors. Donít need daily updates but a...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-25-2017, 11:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,927
Posted By ezatnova

Bump. OP? Bueller? Bueller? Anyone?

Bump. OP? Bueller? Bueller? Anyone?
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-25-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 15,357
Posted By ezatnova

Would be nice to side by side test this with the...

Would be nice to side by side test this with the Brabus piggy (I assume theirs is a piggy since it says plug and play). Hoping the Dinan is a much much better bang for the buck (I realize the irony...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-25-2017, 04:32 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,073
Posted By ezatnova

Interesting. Havenít done this but I have...

Interesting. Havenít done this but I have disconnected the battery overnight and it didnít change anything at all.

If you do the procedure you detailed here, doesnít put the car back to factory...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-25-2017, 11:54 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,073
Posted By ezatnova

Your ďproblemĒ is just the newer software that...

Your ďproblemĒ is just the newer software that your June car came with. Sadly thatís how they are now. Pretty wimpy feeing from a stop in first and second, and no longer will snap the rear loose on a...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-25-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,144
Posted By ezatnova

Yikes. Two pages for a blow fuse. ;) Now...

Yikes. Two pages for a blow fuse. ;)

Now maybe Autovlog could make a 17 minute video about a fuse!
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-24-2017, 08:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,859
Posted By ezatnova

Price for tune? And does it come with badges?

Price for tune? And does it come with badges?
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-12-2017, 07:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,716
Posted By ezatnova

The C63 was just trying to lose so the screaming...

The C63 was just trying to lose so the screaming annoying moron would get the hell out of it. Christ, my eardrums.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-02-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,077
Posted By ezatnova

I was shocked no one ever made a kit for the w204...

I was shocked no one ever made a kit for the w204 since that would have sounded absurd with an electric cutout.

Had one on my Grand National and it was nuts hearing the turbo scream.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-29-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 57,556
Posted By ezatnova

There is an ECU update and a TCU update. The ECU...

There is an ECU update and a TCU update. The ECU Is responsible for the exhaust noise changes.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-29-2017, 07:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,398
Posted By ezatnova

Doubt you're going to get an answer in the C63s...

Doubt you're going to get an answer in the C63s forum.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-15-2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 57,556
Posted By ezatnova

nl88, as said above, your car definitely does not...

nl88, as said above, your car definitely does not have the update.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-15-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 57,556
Posted By ezatnova

it shows in the video that he has it in Sport +

it shows in the video that he has it in Sport +
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-15-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 11,949
Posted By ezatnova

It's simply amazing that no one at a dealership...

It's simply amazing that no one at a dealership or MB internal testing, or even a prominent car reviewer/magazine has called this to MB/AMG's attention.

My thought is that all the major reviews...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-15-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 11,949
Posted By ezatnova

Unless inventory has been sitting for many months...

Unless inventory has been sitting for many months (which isn't too common for these cars) then any cars at dealerships being sold now have the new software. The switch happened at least 3 months ago...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-15-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 15,357
Posted By ezatnova

Do you guys have any authorized dealers or...

Do you guys have any authorized dealers or recommended shops/dynos around the Philadelphia area?
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-14-2017, 11:57 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,608
Posted By ezatnova

You mean you don't like an 18 minute video with...

You mean you don't like an 18 minute video with 17:30 of it petting his cat, trying to get out of his coupe in a 1 car garage, looking for his sunglasses, talking to his friends on the phone, close...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-14-2017, 10:11 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 11,949
Posted By ezatnova

The problem with the dealers is that this is the...

The problem with the dealers is that this is the new norm. This is what's loaded on all the new cars. If you buy a 2017+, it will seem like that's how the car was meant to be and you won't know what...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-14-2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,608
Posted By ezatnova

Or better yet just rebuild the motor. Could...

Or better yet just rebuild the motor. Could probably be done for a few $k assuming they l let you buy the parts.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-14-2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,608
Posted By ezatnova

For perspective, the W204 6.2L was a $45k job to...

For perspective, the W204 6.2L was a $45k job to order a new one and ship it and install it at a dealer. On the one hand, that's a crazy price so maybe the $71k isn't that far fetched, but on the...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-07-2017, 09:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 715
Posted By ezatnova

Dr Color Chip works well for gloss/clear coated...

Dr Color Chip works well for gloss/clear coated paint on light, non-metallic colors. If you have ever worked with metallic paints before, you know that when you knock down the "bubble" of applied...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-04-2017, 02:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 715
Posted By ezatnova

Guys these are pencil point sized chips and my...

Guys these are pencil point sized chips and my car never sees rain or anything, so the sharpie is a perfect fix. With the paint you'd be knocking it down from a bubble each time on spots this small....
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-04-2017, 12:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 715
Posted By ezatnova

Just following up that the silver sharpie was an...

Just following up that the silver sharpie was an extremely good match!
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-27-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 715
Posted By ezatnova

Could be a decent match!

Could be a decent match!
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-27-2017, 08:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 715
Posted By ezatnova

Lol yeah. I'll all-caps the SILVER FRONT LIP TRIM...

Lol yeah. I'll all-caps the SILVER FRONT LIP TRIM next time. Cheesus.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-27-2017, 01:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 715
Posted By ezatnova

Definitely not white. I'm talking about the...

Definitely not white. I'm talking about the silver lip on the front. Just to emphasize this, here is a polar white car. Lip is clearly silver.
...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-27-2017, 01:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 715
Posted By ezatnova

Right, but I don't need the paint for the color...

Right, but I don't need the paint for the color of the car. That's what the code is for that is on the sticker (and door jam). I need it for the silver lip.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-27-2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 715
Posted By ezatnova

Touch-up Paint match for the silver front lip trim?

Anyone found a great touchup paint match for the silver swooping front lip trim (non night-pack vehicles)? Got a couple tiny rock chips that I'd love to fill in, but I can't find an official Mercedes...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-21-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 11,949
Posted By ezatnova

Lol. Maybe they went to the future and had AMG...

Lol. Maybe they went to the future and had AMG fix the software and came back. Sort of a Back to the Future deal.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-20-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 11,949
Posted By ezatnova

Appreciate if you get some videos. You will be...

Appreciate if you get some videos. You will be able to hear the tires break in the cabin pretty easily. Also it'll be evident on the tach.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-20-2017, 03:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,058
Posted By ezatnova

Bump

Bump
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-19-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 11,949
Posted By ezatnova

Thank you for reading the whole thread before...

Thank you for reading the whole thread before replying!

Any chance you could take a video or two of your car from a standstill at full throttle? Something to compare to the above ones. i.e....
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-19-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 11,949
Posted By ezatnova

The counter to that is my October 2015 build has...

The counter to that is my October 2015 build has the same issues now.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-18-2017, 09:18 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 11,949
Posted By ezatnova

I would tend to agree. Probably more going on...

I would tend to agree. Probably more going on here than we know about. Something for wastegate or trans safety, or even driver protection to stop it from slipping so much so easily.

As others have...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-18-2017, 06:50 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 11,949
Posted By ezatnova

And once again, the car a) used to deliver...

And once again, the car a) used to deliver snapping torque instantly off the line or on multi gear highway downshifts and now doesn't, b) is advertised to make full torque below 2k rpm, which it used...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-13-2017, 10:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 801
Posted By ezatnova

One good clue could be whether the squeal happens...

One good clue could be whether the squeal happens only when gooseing the throttle while the exhaust button is pressed to have it loud. That would mean it's the exhaust flap mechanism for sure.
07-13-2017, 06:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,124
Posted By ezatnova

Yeah I need to try this method again. The...

Yeah I need to try this method again. The onscreen instructions made it seem like I should just go into the Nav screen and move over the saved address in my Recent list and hold the star button, but...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-13-2017, 06:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 801
Posted By ezatnova

I'm not completely sure the noise is setbing...

I'm not completely sure the noise is setbing wrong. It's likely a spring loaded valve and it's just moving under vacuum. I think my BMW's exhaust made an audible flap noise too. Other than sounding...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-12-2017, 11:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 801
Posted By ezatnova

Mine makes a little chirp/squeak when I rev it....

Mine makes a little chirp/squeak when I rev it. Sounds like an exhaust valve or wastegate valve. I can't quite tell.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-12-2017, 07:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 741
Posted By ezatnova

Haha. Fun. Always wanted to try that with my W204...

Haha. Fun. Always wanted to try that with my W204 6.2L. I had an electronic dump pipe that went in place of my car in my Grand National. That was amusing. Giant turbo whine would pierce your ears in...
07-12-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,124
Posted By ezatnova

Doesn't show up on the main screen. Or the...

Doesn't show up on the main screen. Or the dashboard screen. Or the heads up display.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-11-2017, 07:32 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 11,949
Posted By ezatnova

I'm in West Chester. Any chance you're around...

I'm in West Chester. Any chance you're around there?

What year is yours? We are finding that the newer cars have come from the factory with this software version and are equally impacted, even if...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-11-2017, 07:29 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 11,949
Posted By ezatnova

Ha, this is EXACTLY what I said, too. I had a...

Ha, this is EXACTLY what I said, too. I had a 2007 335i and they did the wastegate rattle "fix" and completely ruined the car. I was also a pioneer there and had published complaints in magazines and...
07-11-2017, 07:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,124
Posted By ezatnova

Hmm. This doesn't work for me. When I say Find...

Hmm. This doesn't work for me. When I say Find Address, it doesn't show me anything, instead it asks for a name. Then I'm right back to the ton of annoying steps of saying myself then the line then...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-10-2017, 05:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,058
Posted By ezatnova

do these just adhere to the side...like "around"...

do these just adhere to the side...like "around" the fake vent indent (vs mount on via backing plate screwed into the bumper, like the OEM)?
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-10-2017, 07:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 953
Posted By ezatnova

Lord and baby Jesus.

Lord and baby Jesus.
07-10-2017, 07:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,124
Posted By ezatnova

This is one of the things I was trying to do. I...

This is one of the things I was trying to do. I thought the on screen instructions said to highlight the saved address and hold the star button down, but I couldn't get it to save it as a favorite.
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