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Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-04-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,202
Posted By darkus

There's no question an AWD hybrid turbo 6 cyl...

There's no question an AWD hybrid turbo 6 cyl will be an amazing car, maybee even a better can then the v8 c63.

The problem is that it's a compromise car, compromised to satisfy more ppl in more...
04-02-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,436
Posted By darkus

lol why is it so hard to believe someone with a...

lol why is it so hard to believe someone with a clk63bs would get a c63bs. Actually I know a few others on here who took the same path. Oh yea the clk63 was a DD too before it got retired (seats way...
04-02-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,293
Posted By darkus

I went with PSS after a few sets of conti 5p. The...

I went with PSS after a few sets of conti 5p. The PSS transformed the grip and response and had a smoother ride. Big fan of PSS. If you can get ps4s in your size I would imagine those might be even...
04-02-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,436
Posted By darkus

So you are claiming anyone who owns a c63, let...

So you are claiming anyone who owns a c63, let alone a black series is supposed to know how to change a steering rack?

I've never done that and to be honest never would unless I had the correct...
04-02-2019, 01:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,436
Posted By darkus

please don't make stupid posts about other...

please don't make stupid posts about other people's cars or positions. My BS as I mentioned is used every day and it actually has fairly high miles. In your fantasy land you believe a high mileage...
03-30-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,436
Posted By darkus

Awesome, thanks for the info! Follow-up...

Awesome, thanks for the info!

Follow-up question, when getting the steering shaft aligned with the rack, is there any experience needed for that or does it basically line up only 1 way so that any...
03-29-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,436
Posted By darkus

thanks. Actually I found this post very useful,...

thanks. Actually I found this post very useful, basicly you are implying any competent shop can do this and it's straightforward?

I wish I had a lift in my house, you make it sound like I could do...
03-28-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,436
Posted By darkus

yes my experience seems to be similar. My...

yes my experience seems to be similar.

My local dealer has messed up some basic things which has me losing faith in them and looking at a quality Indy shop that may take more pride in their work. ...
03-27-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,436
Posted By darkus

Do you guys think an Indy shop is good for replacing a steering rack?

I might get my steering rack replaced do to some ongoing steering issues. If I do have to get it replaced I was thinking of going with an Indy shop that has a good general reputation.

For a...
03-13-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,504
Posted By darkus

I did get to see one and drive it. Really an...

I did get to see one and drive it. Really an amazing car and superior to the current GLS in every way I could think of. My hesitations with that car are that its a first year BMW, as such they...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
03-09-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 611
Posted By darkus

Can someone help me get up to speed on aftermarket suspension options?

In my opinion the car rides very stiff out of the box. My c63 black series rides way more smoothly and comfortably while at the same time super agile. I chalk this up to the kw v3 coilovers it comes...
03-05-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 865
Posted By darkus

I have a Toyota Highlander now as the practical...

I have a Toyota Highlander now as the practical haul stuff around kinda car and it seems like just the right size to me. Never any problems. Test drove a gls in OC and it seemed ok but I could feel...
03-05-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 865
Posted By darkus

Is it too big as a DD in LA?

Looking to get a GLS for use in LA, but concerned it might be a bit too big and i'll have grief worrying about where each end is sitting at any given time, and trying to do lane changes in heavy...
03-01-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,824
Posted By darkus

congrats! im seeing about 30 of them...

congrats!

im seeing about 30 of them available for sale in my vicinity with true number going up daily. Thinking of getting one this weekend.

Did you happen to lease it? If so care to share...
02-28-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 581,740
Posted By darkus

Does anyone know if there is a way to distinguish...

Does anyone know if there is a way to distinguish the early demo cars from cars produced later on? With the earlier reports of demo cars having issues, don't want to get one of those.

I know some...
02-27-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,746
Posted By darkus

Orders placed now getting delivery in June is...

Orders placed now getting delivery in June is really scary. Factory must be backlogged?
02-26-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 581,740
Posted By darkus

63 is widebody-ish and looks epic. Not to worry...

63 is widebody-ish and looks epic. Not to worry about it against the 53. Infarct all 53s look to close to the series variants IMO for having such an interesting drivetrain
02-22-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,369
Posted By darkus

where are you located? I did a search on cars.com...

where are you located? I did a search on cars.com and they show something like 60 cars listed on dealers websites right now, and has been increasing daily. Most are located on the east coast or...
02-21-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 581,740
Posted By darkus

They say to never buy a first year car, and I...

They say to never buy a first year car, and I never have, but will be doing it for this car.

Seems like we are all nuts and willing to be guinea pigs for the rest of the world...
02-20-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 581,740
Posted By darkus

realy hope so. I think I'm dreaming that I might...

realy hope so. I think I'm dreaming that I might be able to drive home with a 450 with e abc by march 1. But I'll keep the dream alive! :)
02-20-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 581,740
Posted By darkus

you have been correct about everything. The day...

you have been correct about everything. The day after you said the cars were released I went I my dealer and he checked his system and it said the car had arrived either at their dealership or their...
02-19-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,746
Posted By darkus

Pretty epic. Any estimate on when you'll get it?

Pretty epic. Any estimate on when you'll get it?
02-19-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 581,740
Posted By darkus

agreed. I'm wondering if it's an option that they...

agreed. I'm wondering if it's an option that they haven't even built cars with yet. Some cars at launch will only be built with a certain option setup and more exotic options get rolled out later in...
02-19-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 581,740
Posted By darkus

my local (large) dealership was able to pull me...

my local (large) dealership was able to pull me built sheets for 4 cars randomly coming to his dealership as their first batch. He says they get multiple batches a week of cars in general so he's...
02-19-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 581,740
Posted By darkus

I wonder what the chances of the early prebuilt...

I wonder what the chances of the early prebuilt models being sent to dealers will have e-abc is... going to pick up one of these early models but not hopefull it will have e abc
02-18-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 581,740
Posted By darkus

Thanks

Thanks
02-18-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 581,740
Posted By darkus

Is there a newer version of the DOG? I have the...

Is there a newer version of the DOG? I have the first version posted in november-ish ?

Thanks!
01-24-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,369
Posted By darkus

Does anyone know when the first GLEs will land on dealer lots?

Coming off a lease in March and wanted to walk into a GLE, but im afraid the timing might now work out... Does anyone know when these things will actualy hit the showrooms?
01-02-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 378
Posted By darkus

Has anyone gotten an alignment done at fletcher jones or other OC Dealers?

Have to get an alignment job done (Indy shop royally screwed it up). Was hoping to hear feedback about fletcher jones or other dealers in the OCish area that have done a good alignment job for anyone...
12-30-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 918
Posted By darkus

Anyone think the GLC facelift lights look terrible?

I know i know, whenever a facelift comes everyone says its terrible, just because its different from what they have. After a year everyone loves it.

Im hoping its that situation here, but as a...
12-30-2018, 01:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,369
Posted By darkus

Sorry guys I probably should've worded things...

Sorry guys I probably should've worded things better.

The small size of the glc is what I find attractive relative to the gle since I imagine it will be more nimble and closer to the c63 from the...
12-29-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,369
Posted By darkus

What do you think of it as a family hauler?

Im thinking of getting a GLC 63 because I cant have enough power but need to haul family members around on weekends. Was thinking of combining my C63 and an impending GLE purchase into one vehicle...
12-24-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 901
Posted By darkus

To my own surprise (a diehard lexus hater),...

To my own surprise (a diehard lexus hater), recent Lexus have actually been very good from a drive standpoint. Problem is they've become so horrifically ugly. Not that they have ever been nice...
12-20-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 581,740
Posted By darkus

What i'm saying is that I love dinamica and will...

What i'm saying is that I love dinamica and will only get dinamica seats. They are bar none the best
12-20-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 581,740
Posted By darkus

Its a good engine. Its a good fit for the car. ...

Its a good engine. Its a good fit for the car. Its not going to be anything that makes you giddy the way a Cayenne or X5 can. For that the GLE53 would be the minimum. But for general family...
12-20-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 581,740
Posted By darkus

Looks awesome, looks like we will be near twins...

Looks awesome, looks like we will be near twins (im going for the 19" wheels)

Im not sure about the seating surfaces of the two I saw, Im only concerned with the dinamica seats (have them in the...
12-18-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 581,740
Posted By darkus

I'm a big fan of online configurators, even if I...

I'm a big fan of online configurators, even if I cant understand a word they are saying. In this case, I notice the GLE450 is up on the MB german site, so I started playing around with it to get a...
12-06-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By darkus

this makes a lot of sense. It does feel like the...

this makes a lot of sense. It does feel like the steering wheel just wasn't centered when aligning...

the shop I took it to are considered one of the best but non dealer. Is it just a matter of...
12-06-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By darkus

Alignment and steering angle question. Have to hold wheel at angle to go straight...

In the last few months I noticed my alignment get worse. I had the car aligned at the dealer almost a year ago and it wasn't great but livable.

I recently took it to a well regarded shop who...
11-23-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,046
Posted By darkus

I own both cars (although my c63 is a black...

I own both cars (although my c63 is a black series).

I absolutly love both of them but they are very different if you really love driving and are into the details of these things.

To me they...
11-10-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 581,740
Posted By darkus

Speaking on e-abc. I obviously have not...

Speaking on e-abc.

I obviously have not driven in it or been inside of it but it is the primary reason in getting the GLE. Why?

this may sound weird but for anyone who is familiar with recent...
11-07-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,214
Posted By darkus

​​​​​​​ Thanks much, this is very helpful. ...

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Thanks much, this is very helpful.

Good to see you here from bimmerpost :y
11-05-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,214
Posted By darkus

Can someone post it here?

Can someone post it here?
10-05-2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,155
Posted By darkus

I love the BS and own one, but to think it will...

I love the BS and own one, but to think it will appreciate in value is stupid. Taxes/registration alone will get you before your car appreciates to any kind of profit. TBH the BS is about the...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-07-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,779
Posted By darkus

Just goto the parts department, if its orderable,...

Just goto the parts department, if its orderable, then it will most likely fit, as that guy with a 43 got it in there somehow. if its not orderable, then it was custom, and forget about it
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-07-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,779
Posted By darkus

I just saw a C43 with the new C63 vertical slat...

I just saw a C43 with the new C63 vertical slat grill. Had to do a double take on that.

I have to say, it looked spectacular.

Of course for the moment I ignored the fact that someone commited...
07-22-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 23,286
Posted By darkus

This reminds me of a really fond memory from my...

This reminds me of a really fond memory from my first days as a car fan. I knew a little bit about BMWs and Pontiacs, so I thought I knew it all about cars. My two really good friends were into cars,...
06-26-2018, 01:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,266
Posted By darkus

having driven a minivan all through high school...

having driven a minivan all through high school and college, I say never again! :). Besides they are just if not more expensive then an SUV these days. If I'm going for the I don't really care what...
06-24-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,266
Posted By darkus

first, congrats! you must be in heaven thank...

first, congrats! you must be in heaven

thank you for the review. Not what I was hoping to hear, but appreciate the honesty.

Already started looking at the highlander... from two successive...
06-20-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,727
Posted By darkus

I actually met a black series collector this past...

I actually met a black series collector this past Father's Day. Great guy. But he had one of each car available in the USA. Not 5 of the same one.

I myself have had 2 (clk and c) and I'm a fan...
05-11-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,266
Posted By darkus

amazing! Would love to hear your opinions and...

amazing! Would love to hear your opinions and feedback when you get the car as well!
05-10-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,027
Posted By darkus

Excellent question! Bummed we don't get the ...

Excellent question!

Bummed we don't get the S SUV here in the USA so also interested to hear the differences, but more about the non engine related differences as those are the changes that are...
05-10-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,266
Posted By darkus

Any c63 owners here?

hoping a glc63 owner also has or has had a c63 and could comment on ride quality compared to the c63?

Im planning on using the car as a DD but also want to use it for road trips with kids and want...
11-21-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,978
Posted By darkus

The 507 is a very special car indeed. Don't...

The 507 is a very special car indeed. Don't *******ize it by trying to make it look like a black series, which it will not be. If you had to *******ize something *******ize a base c63. The 507 has a...
11-10-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,438
Posted By darkus

Well congrats! My own dealer could not...

Well congrats!

My own dealer could not source them so I gave up until I eat the next set of tires (probably a few months from now).

Are the tires transformative on the car?
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-17-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 787
Posted By darkus

My C63R concept...

Well I was bored today and did this in an photoshop-esque editor with my very very very poor skills. Obviously im a total amateur, but I wanted to see what the next black series or whatever they want...
10-05-2017, 01:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,438
Posted By darkus

Well you just made my day. Week. Month. Year. ...

Well you just made my day. Week. Month. Year.

Finally a tire worthy of the BS.

I too will be ordering early next week

Thank you

(For anyone looking for it, here it is on the PSS Spec...
09-28-2017, 09:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,438
Posted By darkus

Please let us know how the contis perform for...

Please let us know how the contis perform for you. The more experience our small bs community can share the better.

I know you weren't talking about the 5p but I was simply sharing my experience...
09-28-2017, 12:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,438
Posted By darkus

First off change all 4 together, this car needs...

First off change all 4 together, this car needs balance between the front and rear.

OEM Conti 5P are total garbage, expect to slide around with those

Michelin AS/3 sounds horrid on this car, I...
06-30-2017, 07:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 480
Posted By darkus

very interesting idea. Do you mind if I ask why...

very interesting idea. Do you mind if I ask why you say that.

I find it interesting because I have noticed recently the exhaust sound had a very pulsatile sound recently that did seem to match the...
06-30-2017, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 480
Posted By darkus

staggard setup so I don't think its a good idea....

staggard setup so I don't think its a good idea. Besides to be honest in not even sure if it's really the front.

Many original idea was to get a wheel tire from another car on there but they have...
06-30-2017, 07:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 480
Posted By darkus

the temperature "sensitivity" really made me...

the temperature "sensitivity" really made me think about tires a lot but the whole chassis shakes so I had a hard time believing it. Regardless it's definitly a possibility so I guess I would have to...
06-30-2017, 09:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 480
Posted By darkus

Getting a high speed vibration in steering and chassis which dealer can't diagnose

I get a high speed vibration which my dealer simply isn't able to diagnose and fix.

Theyve balaced the wheels and say there is no bend.

Weve changed the control arm/thrust arm on the side I...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-22-2017, 08:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,929
Posted By darkus

A harsh review. ​​​​​​​But one of the best...

A harsh review.

​​​​​​​But one of the best I've ever read. Your honesty with the car is much appreciated by me and I'm sure many more in the future.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-22-2017, 08:42 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 21,605
Posted By darkus

Vic congrats on the new car. Back when you...

Vic

congrats on the new car. Back when you were talking about the gts I somehow knew you would get a c63 coupe.

Great color combo. One of the best on the coupe right now.

thanks for the...
Forum: AMG GT
12-17-2016, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,321
Posted By darkus

GTC Coupe. Here it is

GTC is going to be the one to have. If you can ignore the matte paint, it looks amazing.

http://icdn-3.motor1.com/images/mgl/32lq6/s3/mercedes-amg-gt-c-coupe-edition-50-spy-photo.jpg
...
12-16-2016, 01:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 433
Posted By darkus

Can anyone recommend a top level place to get alignment in southern california ?

Dealer just cannot get my alignment right. Was wondering if anyone has good experience with a shop or dealer in Southern California area ?

thanks !
12-10-2016, 01:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 668
Posted By darkus

How to get that factory shine/luster to your paint back ?

Any tips on getting a super slippery/wet gloss shine to the car like when it came out of the factory?

Ive been taking my car to the same moderate end detailer and they do a good job with period...
Forum: AMG GT
11-13-2016, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 837
Posted By darkus

This is just too soon at this point. With...

This is just too soon at this point.

With that said, it will almost certainly come with the pano roof.

MBUSA knows that US buyers want that roof. The C63 Black Series, the most hardcore track...
Forum: AMG GT
09-30-2016, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,127
Posted By darkus

nothing ? the gtc is positioned as half way...

nothing ?

the gtc is positioned as half way between gts and gtr. It has wide body rear, 4 wheel steering, more power and a new gtr like grill.
Forum: AMG GT
09-29-2016, 01:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,127
Posted By darkus

Well according to mercedes leaked product roadmap...

Well according to mercedes leaked product roadmap it will arrive at the end of 2017.
...
Forum: AMG GT
09-20-2016, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 743
Posted By darkus

Can you kick out the rear end at will?

The one feature of my W204 C63 that I absolutely love is that I can kick out the rear end literally at will, at nearly any speed, do not have to be going at any kind of high speed at all. While the...
09-04-2016, 08:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,613
Posted By darkus

Thanks much !! It might actually fit. But the...

Thanks much !! It might actually fit. But the lettering style is totally differnt. Thx for attaching the closeup picture. You saved the day.
09-04-2016, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,613
Posted By darkus

Can anyone measure the amg logo on the center console ??

So on my 204, the M in the amg logo fell off and is lost. Surprisingly mb doesn't sell the logo anymore :(

I was curious if the logo on the 205 interior might be the same size.

Is there anyone...
08-01-2016, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 848
Posted By darkus

How often should I expect to be at the gas station with a G550?

Thinking about the G550, but the fuel efficiency issue has me worried. I have a 30 mile commute per day and with my C63 I'm pretty much at the gas station every 3 days.

What is your experience...
07-19-2016, 08:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,222
Posted By darkus

Yup, dealership did it with a road force. Twice...

Yup, dealership did it with a road force. Twice too.
07-19-2016, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,222
Posted By darkus

Help me diagnose a front end vibration felt through steering wheel?

I have a vibration felt through the steering wheel which feels as though its coming from the right front. It occurs at 70-80MPH (its probably there at lower speeds but its so minute I don't know if...
Forum: AMG GT
07-01-2016, 01:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,291
Posted By darkus

SLS is super cool, but way too wide and nose long...

SLS is super cool, but way too wide and nose long for a DD IMO. I had alot of trouble driving it and seeing where the edges of the car were :) Thats what i'm afraid of with the GTS... ?
Forum: AMG GT
06-30-2016, 11:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,291
Posted By darkus

To be more clear, Im more interested in any...

To be more clear, Im more interested in any opinions on how the car would perform as a DD? Yes I wish I lived on a track and all I did was race my car all day and night, but real life requires me to...
Forum: AMG GT
06-30-2016, 10:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,291
Posted By darkus

Am I completly stupid for wanting to DD a GTS in heavy LA traffic?

My commute consists of about a 1hr drive each way in heavy LA freeway traffic. Im also thinking about buying a GTS. I'm not a fan of garage queen cars, so most likely i would use the GTS as my DD....
06-22-2016, 11:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 290
Posted By darkus

Recommendations on a good shop in LA area for bushings and alignment work ?

I'm looking to change out some control arm bushings and do an alignment and would love to find a pro shop in the la or Orange County area. The techs at my local dealer are very nice but seem a bit...
05-25-2016, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 666
Posted By darkus

Does any GLE variant come with an adaptive suspension?

BMWs and AMGs offer systems where I can make the car go from super soft to sharper between the different drive modes. Does anyone know if any variant of the GLE has something similar on offer? Im...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-23-2016, 10:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,062
Posted By darkus

Go tour any modern car factory and tell me after...

Go tour any modern car factory and tell me after the tour if u really believe that the physical location of the plant has any bearing on the quality of the car. This might have made sense 40 years...
05-11-2016, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 569
Posted By darkus

Is the gl 63 any wider then the 550 ?

I'm thinking about getting a gl as a second vehicle and was thinking of going for the amg. But living in a city I don't want to deal with an unnecessary amount of extra width. I will just never take...
05-06-2016, 04:28 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,753
Posted By darkus

This is not the way to sell a semi-exotic car. ...

This is not the way to sell a semi-exotic car. Most ppl here already own a C63 and you will get a low hit rate. Leave a FS thread alive so its around for those that are interested and highly...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-04-2016, 12:21 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 14,872
Posted By darkus

US style plate size without the ugly bumper plugs...

US style plate size without the ugly bumper plugs (this is from japan)
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
04-25-2016, 07:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,270
Posted By darkus

Platidip looks so amazingly cheap, please dont...

Platidip looks so amazingly cheap, please dont ruin and otherwise fine car with that. Goto a wheel shop and pay the piper to have this done the right way (powdercoat)
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
04-25-2016, 07:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 14,872
Posted By darkus

Yes, its these works of art. Fooking hell. ...

Yes, its these works of art. Fooking hell.

http://media.gettyimages.com/photos/attendees-view-the-2017-daimler-ag-mercedesbenz-amg-c63-s-coupe-picture-id497737608
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
04-22-2016, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 915
Posted By darkus

Thanks for the replies guys. Sorry I should...

Thanks for the replies guys.

Sorry I should have been more clear with the question. I'm not referring to interior space but rather the physical outer size of the car while driving. Like when you...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
04-21-2016, 11:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 915
Posted By darkus

For former 204 owners: does the 205 feel big?

Numbers wise the 205 is of course larger but I'm curious how it feels from behind the wheel ?

Does it feel about the same size ? Larger ? Smaller ?

Thank you !
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
04-20-2016, 08:34 PM
Replies: 1,022
Views: 338,362
Posted By darkus

Congrats!! Any idea on how pricing will be? ...

Congrats!! Any idea on how pricing will be? Paying MSRP? Below? Above?
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
04-14-2016, 11:01 AM
Replies: 1,022
Views: 338,362
Posted By darkus

It's truly horrendous. And for the price of the...

It's truly horrendous. And for the price of the car I don't think they will sell many at all since the look is geared to the average Honda fan.

There is a beatiful magno silver with black stripe...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
04-14-2016, 09:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 849
Posted By darkus

Does distonic plus really relieve some stress / fatigue of stop and go commute ?

Interested in hearing some real world opinions ?

I'm trying to decide with sticking with an amg (but the new 205 flavor) or handing in my enthusiast credentials and getting a tesla with autopilot....
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
04-07-2016, 09:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,294
Posted By darkus

I am in a similar boat as you my friend. ...

I am in a similar boat as you my friend.

Not sure if you have test driven the w205 yet but I've gotten to do a few back to back drives while I try to make a decision.

For me the only reason...
04-07-2016, 09:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,321
Posted By darkus

He's right. The 5p are pretty bad for traction on...

He's right. The 5p are pretty bad for traction on these cars. I had them as stock on the black series and really did not like them. Made the car underperform although making the car slide around was...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
03-08-2016, 05:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,376
Posted By darkus

Thanks! Very much looking forward to your review....

Thanks! Very much looking forward to your review.

Agreed, I love the power, responsiveness and sound of the new hot-V8 engine. To me the C63S was just as loud or possibly louder then the C63BS...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
03-08-2016, 05:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,376
Posted By darkus

Vic55, Congrats on the decision. The setup...

Vic55,

Congrats on the decision. The setup of that car looks perfect. If it were me i'd get the CCB, only because i've never had CCB on a benz before so I'm curious what its like-- performance...
03-06-2016, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 484
Posted By darkus

Did the R come with distronic as an option in the us ?

Would love distronic / distonic plus if possible :)

Thanks
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-26-2016, 11:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,422
Posted By darkus

I own a 204 and have test-driven the 205 several...

I own a 204 and have test-driven the 205 several time and I will echo Ira's comments. I think he nailed it, but he will of course know better then me since he actually owns it.

To me, the 205...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-26-2016, 08:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,118
Posted By darkus

Ok guys, I think I may have answered my own...

Ok guys, I think I may have answered my own question. I believe they are indeed testing something with wider fenders. Take a look at this wagon spyvid. Clearly much larger fenders and wheel/tire...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-26-2016, 08:08 PM
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-26-2016, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,118
Posted By darkus

Am I crazy or do the C63 Coupes in this video have wider fenders then stock?

I've been watching this video over and over an unhealthy amount of times. I'm not exactly sure, but it seems like this car has wider fenders then stock. Its subtle because the fenders do flow into...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-26-2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 974
Posted By darkus

Hey DB, The coupe was Black. I think...

Hey DB,

The coupe was Black.

I think drivers with long legs will be A-ok. Im not tall at all (5'10), but I had to really bring the seat forward to get into my ideal position, so I could tell...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-26-2016, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 974
Posted By darkus

Got to sit in the new coupe yesterday

Sorry no pics. :(

It was actually the standard non amg coupe. But i thought Id share some impressions when compared to my w204 coupe.

The new coupe was non amg so from the outside it was a...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-22-2016, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 805
Posted By darkus

Can anyone help me with Distronic and Lane Assist questions?

Hi all,

Im the super happy owner of a W204 C63, but my commute has me crying for mommy by Friday..

So that has gotten me thinking about the W205. But as you can guess, not because of its...
02-02-2016, 12:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 676
Posted By darkus

Help a total R-class newbie. Is there a sig difference with the facelift?

Looking for a used R350 (would love the R63 but cant find any) for family reasons, and I have some choices in my area between some 2011-2012 models with the facelifted front end vs. the older rounded...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-03-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 529
Posted By darkus

Out of the loop, when will the C63S coupe be available in the USA?

Got to drive a C63s today, loved it, but it was still missing something compared to the 204. But willing to trade that for the new features (DISTRONIC, adjustable suspension, exhaust etc).

Im...
10-16-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,204
Posted By darkus

Bluetooth not working as usual. Any ideas ?

Normally when I get in the car my iPhone will connect with the car immediately. If I listen to the radio and then use google maps it will stream the audio over my radio as if it were a phone call. ...
09-29-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 832
Posted By darkus

I always felt the stock Conti 5P really didn't...

I always felt the stock Conti 5P really didn't cut it. But as you know, the choices for our cars is quite limited.

Today I got a new set of Pirelli P-Zeros (not corsa), and already I am seeing...
09-27-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,297
Posted By darkus

Excellent! I'm excited for you. What size did...

Excellent! I'm excited for you. What size did you go with? Would you mind PMing me when you post up your pictures so I can remember to see them?

Thanks
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-26-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 822
Posted By darkus

Previous W204 C63 owners, can you comment on steering feel?

Can anyone comment on steering feel? Im a little worried that the W205 electric steering might feel detached from the road compared to the W204, hoping for any real world opinion on the subject?
...
09-14-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,566
Posted By darkus

I have about the same mileage on my BS and I get...

I have about the same mileage on my BS and I get the same thing. From my basic research it seems that the transmission/TCU adapts to my driving and tries to slip a little to maintain grip levels. I...
08-12-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By darkus

Do dealerships do a good job mounting/ balancing tires ?

I'm pretty accustomed to going to an Indy shop with a hunter road force balancer and never had a problem.

However I'm in a situation where I have to buy oem wheels from the dealership so ratjer...
08-09-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 549
Posted By darkus

Best place to buy OEM wheels ??

I messed up my black series wheels :(

Need to replace one. Any recommendations on where to get it from so it will only cost me an arm (instead of the arm and leg my local so cal dealer will likely...
06-21-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,545
Posted By darkus

Seriously.. which is why I asked again :) Im...

Seriously.. which is why I asked again :) Im guessing the answer is no... Would be nice to get the actual answer tho, especially from two potentially serious customers like us, huh..
06-20-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,545
Posted By darkus

Wait, so if I puchase this what kind of pads do I...

Wait, so if I puchase this what kind of pads do I use? Is there literally 0 brake dust with this kit or do you still get some? Does the hat have to be blue?

Thanks!!
05-30-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,020
Posted By darkus

I always thought the . Between 6 and 3 was part...

I always thought the . Between 6 and 3 was part of the fender on the BS
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-23-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,053
Posted By darkus

Incredible! Congrats!!! Any pictures of...

Incredible! Congrats!!!

Any pictures of the interior? I bet its amazing! Now you should black out that red stripe to get the true black monster look :y
05-23-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,073
Posted By darkus

Great replies guys, keeps the hope alive for our...

Great replies guys, keeps the hope alive for our community. If only everyone out there in the real world were like us!



Damn straight!



He had his windows completely tinted (same as...
05-22-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,073
Posted By darkus

Too cool for school?

So I was cruising down a fun mountain road yesterday. I wasn't really watching my mirrors, but when I did look up I noticed an AWESOME matte gray/black C63 with blacked out wheels and a generally...
05-11-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,901
Posted By darkus

Some of these parts, especially the area with the...

Some of these parts, especially the area with the defect looks like fibreglass??

If so, cmon, this isnt a cheap honda to be putting fake replica fibreglass body kits on to the car. So ghetto.
05-03-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,463
Posted By darkus

Yes they will, I believe JRCART had a custom set...

Yes they will, I believe JRCART had a custom set and i've seen another car with them. I know that the ones aquired through KW USA have been problematic for one of our members, which is IMO due to KW...
05-03-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,780
Posted By darkus

When driven safely and with correct equipment...

When driven safely and with correct equipment (good snow tires) the C63 will be fine.

BUT it will simply not compare to your RS5 in winter driving. It also is a car that needs attention and...
05-03-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,463
Posted By darkus

They are KW made suspension pieces, but not V3s. ...

They are KW made suspension pieces, but not V3s. You will have to switch out to V3s if you want full height adjustment in the back (or a CLK63BS :))

Agreed on the need for more rear camber on the...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-03-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 58,659
Posted By darkus

Because the sedan body hides a different car...

Because the sedan body hides a different car underneath, either the C63 coupe or a future Black Series. Manufacturers do this all this

For example, in this picture Maserati isnt testing a Ghibli...
05-02-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 492
Posted By darkus

Interesting... what wheels did you get? :)

Interesting... what wheels did you get? :)
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
04-26-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 58,659
Posted By darkus

Guys, Stop over thinking it. If this...

Guys,

Stop over thinking it.

If this is a standard C63 Coupe then its more aggressive then the C204, which is a good thing, and follows the pattern of most sportscars as they go through...
04-25-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,022
Posted By darkus

Looks incredible! Great work. Im not a fan of...

Looks incredible! Great work. Im not a fan of the murdered out look myself (even tho my car is close to murdered out :(. What you've done nicely rides the balance between classy and murdered out. ...
04-24-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 520
Posted By darkus

Does anyone have a good DIY solution to the squeaking/rattling sunroof?

Love the car, but the sunroof squeak has gotten insanely loud. I know people have had the dealer either realign or relube the sunroof with success, but I would rather DIY fix it, if possible.
...
02-25-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 564
Posted By darkus

Has anyone tried Bridgestone potenza s-04

I'm currently using the continental 5p which is good but wanted to try something different.

Was wondering if anyone has tried these. Would love to experiment but don't want to take a hit on...
02-20-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 449
Posted By darkus

Black Series folks, what tires are you running?

Hey guys, due to our tire sizes it seems the options are a bit limited. I've been trying to source PSS, but without luck due to a national backorder of the rear sizes (285/30). So I was wondering...
02-15-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,270
Posted By darkus

Haha thanks man. Much appreciated ! (Ps never...

Haha thanks man. Much appreciated ! (Ps never got the manual with this car as I bought it second hand)
02-14-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,270
Posted By darkus

Dumbest question ever... What does this button do ?

Ok. I've never thought to look up at the center roofliner console ol until today and noticed this button that is an icon of the bird eye silhouette of the car and that says "off". It's between the...
01-19-2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,474
Posted By darkus

Sorry to hear about your experience! Thats gut...

Sorry to hear about your experience! Thats gut wrenching.

I was about to order these this coming weekend actually: ...
01-07-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,328
Posted By darkus

I was about to pull the trigger on one before the...

I was about to pull the trigger on one before the C63, but then after driving two different examples with different generations of the sportshift transmission, I said forget it. Its a truly horrid...
12-20-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,548
Posted By darkus

40PSI all around here, smooth as silk :)

40PSI all around here, smooth as silk :)
12-16-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,305
Posted By darkus

I just had to say this (directed to no one...

I just had to say this (directed to no one specifically):
You have to be nuts to think the benefit of the C63BS over the regular C63 is just the engine..

Drive one hard and in the corners and the...
10-16-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,232
Posted By darkus

Thats so awesome of you guys! Here is the L...

Thats so awesome of you guys! Here is the L Topic/TSB

Noise sources on instrument panel BR 204
Topic number L168.10-P-055895
Version 2 Design group 68.10
Instrument panel Date 05-01-2013 ...
10-14-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,232
Posted By darkus

If I have a TSB # is there any way to look it up?

In an old thread I found a TSB number that might be up my ally, but I wanted to look it up and hopefully even find instructions from MB to my own work on my car.

A google search on my TSB comes...
10-11-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,048
Posted By darkus

Saying Goodbye to the C63 AMG 6.2 V8. - /CHRIS...

Saying Goodbye to the C63 AMG 6.2 V8. - /CHRIS HARRIS ON CARS - YouTube

Chris Harris does this to the C63 so us mere mortals should be ok with what we do.

I once did something similar with my...
10-11-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,457
Posted By darkus

Its not from the trim, Ive tried pushing on all...

Its not from the trim, Ive tried pushing on all sides and corners of it and it makes no difference at all :( It does sometimes sound like its coming from inside the cluster...



Wish it was my...
10-09-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,457
Posted By darkus

Fine tinny rattle coming from somewhere in the front left area

Hi all, I know from searching out the forums that everyone seems to have some rattle or another, but I was wondering if anyone was able to localize a rattle similar to the one I'm having.

Mine is...
10-02-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 493
Posted By darkus

Does anyone have an idea how to remove the mesh where the dash meets the windshield?

http://genuinemercedesparts.com/media/images/oe/collision/5/5777262.gif

Im speaking of part # 11, 12 and 13 in the above image.

I have this crazy little rattle that I *think* is coming from...
09-08-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,529
Posted By darkus

Agreed, these vents are a must on any light...

Agreed, these vents are a must on any light colored black series/507. Looks incredible!

On red I still think I prefer body colored and on black, well, whats the point :)
08-24-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 463
Posted By darkus

Does anyone know the specs for the SLS Final Edition Wheels?

Does anyone know the specs (size, offset) of the Final Edition wheels? The ones below :)


Thanks!!
...
08-24-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,533
Posted By darkus

They had another white 507 there for MONTHS (>6)...

They had another white 507 there for MONTHS (>6) at a similar price...
07-31-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 17,512
Posted By darkus

I have no experience with bad o2 sensors before. ...

I have no experience with bad o2 sensors before.

Do you think there's anything bad about me driving home for about 5 miles today (aside from the annoyance of a shaking car :)

Thanks!
07-31-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 17,512
Posted By darkus

Check engine light and car shaking violently ?

This morning while driving suddenly the orange check engine light came on and the car shakes violently at any rpm above 1800. It's very strange!

I made an appointment to get it looked at while I...
07-29-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,297
Posted By darkus

Nellyrod's car is godly :) If I had a white BS I...

Nellyrod's car is godly :) If I had a white BS I would do the same, but I feel like P101s work better on darker colors, so if anyone ever comes across some, please feel free to resurrect this thread...
07-29-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,536
Posted By darkus

Vaclav, congrats! Car looks beautiful and your...

Vaclav, congrats! Car looks beautiful and your planned mods sounds great. Send me pics if you get the P101s :)

Curious, what tires do you have right now?
07-27-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 504
Posted By darkus

WTB: C63 Black Series OEM wheels

PM me, very interested!
07-27-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,297
Posted By darkus

Vaclav, Great minds think alike? :) :) Are...

Vaclav,

Great minds think alike? :) :) Are you going to do it? More pics :)
07-27-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,297
Posted By darkus

Has anyone seen pictures of a Black Series on P101 HRE wheels?

Was wondering if anyone has seen any pictures of these wheels on the car? It seems to be an unpopular combination :)
07-12-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,891
Posted By darkus

KW V3 are coilovers which means they are...

KW V3 are coilovers which means they are suspension which is adjustable for comfort or for stiffness, depending on your mood. The adjustment is not difficult but you do have to get under the car and...
07-12-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,793
Posted By darkus

That silver car looks like it may be the OEM BS...

That silver car looks like it may be the OEM BS bumper which a shop shaped the top part down to match the regular C class fender. Buyer beware from stuff on eBay, many sellers will use pictures from...
07-12-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,891
Posted By darkus

Its tough thing you are embarking on. The reason...

Its tough thing you are embarking on. The reason is that the inherent design of the C63 is a very unbalanced car so a relativly stiff suspension keeps things nice and tidy but also fun. An overly...
07-11-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,470
Posted By darkus

Incredible..

Incredible..
07-11-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 839
Posted By darkus

Congrats! Its funny, about 3 months ago I...

Congrats!

Its funny, about 3 months ago I went to buy a white 507 and a couple got there about 5 minutes before me, the wife drove in with an SLK55 and they bought the car before I could get a...
05-06-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 425
Posted By darkus

BT Phone vs. Music

Hi all,

Successfully hooked up my iPhone 5C to the car via BT. The music quality is really superb, a real joy to listen to.

On the flipside, the quality of phone calls is kind of piss poor,...
05-05-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,195
Posted By darkus

You sir, are the man! :bow:

You sir, are the man! :bow:
05-05-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,195
Posted By darkus

Much appreciated! :y Are they the standard...

Much appreciated! :y

Are they the standard coillvoer tools? Ie. A height adjustment wrench, and an allen pin type tool to adjust rebound and compression?
05-05-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,278
Posted By darkus

Car looks sick!! Glad you kept the OEM wheels...

Car looks sick!! Glad you kept the OEM wheels for now, they really do set off the 507!
05-05-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,195
Posted By darkus

? for C63 Black Series Owners. RE: Suspension/ Coilovers?

Does anyone know if the C63 BS comes with coilovers from the factory like other BS cars? Reason I ask is that a car I'm looking at has no adjustment tool with it and apparently never came with any! ...
04-26-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,486
Posted By darkus

Price is a bit insane. But the wheels are really...

Price is a bit insane. But the wheels are really awesome, I think it really makes the 507 a 507 (looks wise), why not keep them?? When I see those wheels (even in motion) I instantly know I'm...
04-26-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,655
Posted By darkus

Wow, that looks amazing. Can it be done by your...

Wow, that looks amazing. Can it be done by your affiliates without shipping parts out to FL ?
04-26-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,536
Posted By darkus

I actually really love that sound. Aggressive...

I actually really love that sound. Aggressive but refined. Car looks planted too. Should be a major win
04-18-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 618
Posted By darkus

Bump!

Bump!
04-18-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,505
Posted By darkus

There is something really wrong with the car you...

There is something really wrong with the car you drove! You can say alot of things about the CLK BS, but the few things you cant say are that its 'sluggish' or that the car doesnt feel like a single...
04-13-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 350
Posted By darkus

SoCal CBS owners: need help :)

Hi guys,

Im interested in picking up a C63 BS, but they are all scattered around the country, making it hard to check them out before buying.

Was wondering if any owners in the Socal area...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
04-05-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,176
Posted By darkus

Looks incredible. Hate to say it, but I think...

Looks incredible. Hate to say it, but I think the current C63 is going to look super dated as soon as this comes out...
04-02-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 512
Posted By darkus

Thank you as always sir!

Thank you as always sir!
04-01-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 512
Posted By darkus

USA cars, do we have SRS airbags in the seats?

Hey all, working on a project to replace my front seat and was curious if the seat has the airbag within it, or if the sideairbag is mounted in the door panel?

Thanks!!
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
03-29-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,042
Posted By darkus

First spy of the 2016 C-Class coupe/cabrio. Looks like there will be a C63 Coupe!

Awesome!

http://s1.cdn.autoevolution.com/images/news/breaking-2016-c-class-cabrio-a205-caught-on-video-79217-7.jpg?1396029496

SENSATION ! Mercedes C-Klasse Cabriolet 2015 Erlk├Ânig / Prototype...
03-24-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 618
Posted By darkus

WTB C63 Black Series

Hey all, WTB one, if you are selling, please PM me with the vital stats (color, options, miles, condition, your location).

Im in So-Cal!
03-09-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 558
Posted By darkus

C63 Black Series sub-forum?

I think the Black Series cars are special enough to warrant their own sub-forums and the CLK63 Black Series subforum is an amazing resource for us CLKBS owners, so I think it would be a real boon to...
03-05-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,465
Posted By darkus

Sorry, wont be selling the stock seats :( At...

Sorry, wont be selling the stock seats :( At some point I would have to sell this car, and I doubt anyone would want the car with the seats from a W209 :)
03-05-2014, 10:41 PM
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Views: 486
Posted By darkus

Thank you so much everyone! seems like 2008 is...

Thank you so much everyone! seems like 2008 is the way to look
03-04-2014, 05:45 PM
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Views: 486
Posted By darkus

Are there any variants of the C in the USA with the seatback controls on the seat?

This is in regards to the drivers side seat.

But I needed a more comfortable seat for my car, but the catch is the seat needs to have the controls for recline/etc.. mounted onto the seat...
03-04-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 953
Posted By darkus

Ok so my local dealer only had the C63 sedan...

Ok so my local dealer only had the C63 sedan available to sit in. The seats were awfully similar to the CLK63, id say possiblyt a little less bolstered and wider in the middle, but I cant tell if...
03-04-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 953
Posted By darkus

Oh perfect! Thanks so much, didnt realize the...

Oh perfect! Thanks so much, didnt realize the CBS has the same seats as the current C63 coupe. Thank you! Running to Mercedes dealer now.. :)
03-04-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 953
Posted By darkus

? for all C63 BS Owners. RE: Seats....

For all you lucky dogs who are C63 BS owners. Have any of you been in (or owned) the CLK 63 BS ?

If so, my question is can you compare the seats at all? Im wondering if the C63 seats may by...
03-04-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,219
Posted By darkus

Thanks everyone, i've actually abandoned this...

Thanks everyone, i've actually abandoned this idea to retrofit the CLA seats as the seats are controlled by a panel in the door on their car. So I figure once the seats were in the car, I would have...
03-01-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,465
Posted By darkus

Thank you so much!! You made my day, my month, my...

Thank you so much!! You made my day, my month, my year!! :) I am hoping they sell the semi electrical one here in the USA, as that is exactly what I need! Now I begin my hunt to find this seat. ...
03-01-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,219
Posted By darkus

Hey, are you saying the european buckets are...

Hey, are you saying the european buckets are actually more comfortable?

If so this would be great news for my sore stiff and locked up back :)

Thanks!
03-01-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,465
Posted By darkus

Oh wow, this is such great news, you are a life...

Oh wow, this is such great news, you are a life saver!!

I do have a follow-up question. My problem is that my car is actually a Black Series CLK63, and the seats have all the controls mounted to...
02-28-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,465
Posted By darkus

Please please please.. has anyone put Recaro Sportster CS into the CLK?

I say please please please, because im getting severe back pain in my car and was thinking of swapping to recaros to solve the problem, but info is scant. I was wondering if anyone has done it and...
Replies: 0
Views: 324
Posted By darkus

Photoshop experts can help with color change?

Hey everyone, I'm thinking about these Vorsteiner wheels, but wanted to try to visualize them first.

If there is a pshop expert out there that can help me do some color changes, it would be...
02-03-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,219
Posted By darkus

Alex, Thank you very much for the advice. I...

Alex,

Thank you very much for the advice. I do appreciate it!

Actually for me, the back pain has been very strange, as I've never experienced this in any car i've ever owned. So I went to...
02-02-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 351
Posted By darkus

WTB: Front driver seat!

Hey everyone, If anyone has their drivers seat and want to sell it, you have a willing and ready buyer here. Drop me a PM. Im in the So-Cal area so if you are in this area, mores the better :y
02-01-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,219
Posted By darkus

Transplant CLA45 seats into the BS ?

Does anyone think the new AMG seats from the CLA45 could be transplanted into the BS? I know obviously noone has done it, but was thinking of trying. I dont even know where to begin in terms of...
02-01-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 872
Posted By darkus

Price point aside, BBS cast wheels are amazingly...

Price point aside, BBS cast wheels are amazingly strong and high quality. Of all the wheels I've owned, BBS cast wheels are by far the highest performing wheels, never had a problem in terms of...
02-01-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 872
Posted By darkus

Agree, the FI are awesome, but prefer them on...

Agree, the FI are awesome, but prefer them on BMWs. Dont think they are in our setup anyways :(
01-30-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 872
Posted By darkus

BBS CH-R 20" Anyone?

Having a hard time finding pictures of the CH-Rs on the BS. WOuld love to do a 19" BBS wheel, but seems there arent any good fitments for us :( I might have to suck it up and go 20" :(. Has anyone...
01-28-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,023
Posted By darkus

Just picked up the BS and am in love! Thanks...

Just picked up the BS and am in love!

Thanks for the info, could I coax you (or anyone) to take a photo of the alignment tools so I can see what I have? I have some bent hex tools in the back,...
01-28-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,023
Posted By darkus

:bow: Thanks guys, so I should expect to see the...

:bow: Thanks guys, so I should expect to see the tool in the trunk
01-27-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,023
Posted By darkus

Coilover adjustment tool?

Hey all, another crazy question from a future BS newbie...

Did the car come with an adjustment tool for the coilovers? Ie to change the ride height. When ive installed coilovers into my other...
01-25-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 805
Posted By darkus

Has anyone done/review the Renntech 100% rear diff?

Was curious if anyone has had it done and if so if they had any comments or a link to a review they may have already done on it? Hoping to eliminate some of the "tail slipping out on every turn I...
01-24-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,174
Posted By darkus

Ok, i'm 99% of the way to getting this car, had...

Ok, i'm 99% of the way to getting this car, had one more REALLY stupid question for the BS owners out there :)

Can the seats be adjusted up and down, ie. raised and lowered?

When test...
01-21-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,174
Posted By darkus

Thanks everyone! Excited to step into the world...

Thanks everyone! Excited to step into the world of AMG BS.

Besides a switch to RE-11s, anything else I can do to lock down the rear end? I'm thinking a 100% LSD would be in order. Anything...
01-20-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,174
Posted By darkus

Looking to join the BS club.. some very stupid newbie questions :)

Hi All,

A little about me, Im a diehard BMW driver, mainly because of the great steering feel, feedback and dynamics. Was lucky enough to test out a BS car, and wow, the car knocked my socks...
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