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08-13-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 460
Posted By JJCTHE1

Thank you, yes I ordered the part which is only...

Thank you, yes I ordered the part which is only about $80. It does appear very simple, I am just shocked that no one has ever mentioned this anywhere! I will report back once I get around to doing...
08-12-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 460
Posted By JJCTHE1

Adding 2nd reverse light?

I searched and googled and cannot believe no one has posted about this, or at least i cannot find it. How can I add a 2nd reverse light? Meaning can we convert the red euro light to be a reverse...
08-12-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,073
Posted By JJCTHE1

nice write up, I love my 16 I plan to have it in...

nice write up, I love my 16 I plan to have it in my fleet forever. Regarding the front bar, I had mine powder coated matte black to match the rest of my G along with the rear tire cover running...
07-05-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,005
Posted By JJCTHE1

Wow very cool, first time I saw someone actually...

Wow very cool, first time I saw someone actually post some good side by side shots. Well I am sure the 19 is going to be awesome. I will def be checking one out when my local dealer gets them in. ...
07-05-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,602
Posted By JJCTHE1

I suppose there is no wrong answer here, but IMO...

I suppose there is no wrong answer here, but IMO the G63 AMG hands down is the winner. It looks better, sounds better and has more of an aggressive stance and little tid bits that make it nicer such...
06-06-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 435
Posted By JJCTHE1

Blow off valve Mods?

Hey guys are there any BOV mods for our G63 AMG motors? Just wondering if we have the option to vent them and make it louder. Surprisingly i havent found much on this. Quite common on the BMW...
07-25-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 506
Posted By JJCTHE1

I am sure someone will have a more formal answer...

I am sure someone will have a more formal answer but you need to make sure the ones you get clear the brakes. For example I don't think the very early g500 wheels will fit. You need a 550 wheel. But...
06-29-2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 923
Posted By JJCTHE1

yes that is the one. Works great as long as car...

yes that is the one. Works great as long as car isn't hot. Never tried the jet
06-29-2017, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 923
Posted By JJCTHE1

congrats! Mine is matte black. Really easy to...

congrats! Mine is matte black. Really easy to care for. I have a guy that comes to my office every Friday and washes it. I bought the chemical guys wash and detail spray. Both work excellent. No car...
06-04-2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,491
Posted By JJCTHE1

I don't think you know what a lemon is. At least...

I don't think you know what a lemon is. At least you have isolated the problem to the transmission. It's now just a matter of them replacing the entire thing which is probably the right route but...
05-19-2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,352
Posted By JJCTHE1

congrats! Looks awesome in any color!!!

congrats! Looks awesome in any color!!!
05-10-2017, 12:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 807
Posted By JJCTHE1

congrats on the new ride! Rare color. You will...

congrats on the new ride! Rare color. You will love it!
04-30-2017, 10:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 606
Posted By JJCTHE1

i have never bought from him but this guy imports...

i have never bought from him but this guy imports and sells a ton of old g wagens here is a link to one of his listings I am sure you can contact him direct...
04-28-2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,385
Posted By JJCTHE1

I noticed in my 16 that the seat belts actually...

I noticed in my 16 that the seat belts actually swing around and tap the side of the car when driving or going over bumps. To fix that I just clipped them in place even though no one is seated back...
04-28-2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 918
Posted By JJCTHE1

G wagen girls is a good one!

G wagen girls is a good one!
04-20-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,615
Posted By JJCTHE1

I could not see your video but also check the...

I could not see your video but also check the hood where it latches down. Also known to rub and make noise. There are a few posts about it
03-15-2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,206
Posted By JJCTHE1

I never thought about the height aspect of this...

I never thought about the height aspect of this vehicle. I would image that 90% of us on this board live in an above average neighborhood, I was looking around my neighborhood last night after I...
03-15-2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,388
Posted By JJCTHE1

I like it. I have a magno black matte G63 and I...

I like it. I have a magno black matte G63 and I recently matted out the rear cover (had it painted). I am doing the brush guard next, now that i see the running boards done too on yours, I may do...
03-15-2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,654
Posted By JJCTHE1

Adding a pic of my G 2016 Designo Magno Night...

Adding a pic of my G 2016 Designo Magno Night black w all black Designo Diamond Weave interior ...
03-15-2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,654
Posted By JJCTHE1

Yes, and I meant build quality not bike quality. ...

Yes, and I meant build quality not bike quality. Regarding driving other vehicles, you get so used to being so high up in the G, you also get an excellent field of view because of the windshield and...
03-14-2017, 06:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,654
Posted By JJCTHE1

the bike quality is better than any other Benz....

the bike quality is better than any other Benz. It's build like a tank. I've had several other Mbs and BMWs over the years and the G is my fav. As others have mentioned it has some quirks that you...
02-17-2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,209
Posted By JJCTHE1

Depends on where you live but let's say you have...

Depends on where you live but let's say you have a 140k msrp car it's prob worth 115k or so private. Maybe 120k. The plain black doesn't really help but I wouldn't say it hurts you either
02-03-2017, 07:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 874
Posted By JJCTHE1

Does the tone change when you hit the gas? You...

Does the tone change when you hit the gas? You need to take that one to the dealer
02-02-2017, 07:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,528
Posted By JJCTHE1

yep. This. If you want a deal find an in stock...

yep. This. If you want a deal find an in stock unit and be ready to take it home that day, and if you see any more than 3% off I would be shocked. Made no sense for me to get one off the lot it's not...
01-11-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,528
Posted By JJCTHE1

Sorry that last post is from my mobile and the...

Sorry that last post is from my mobile and the sentences got a bit mixed up. You get the point lol
01-11-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,528
Posted By JJCTHE1

Welcome aboard. The G is awesome. I've had some...

Welcome aboard. The G is awesome. I've had some bad ass cars and the G is my favorite. I ordered in February and took delivery in June. Part of the reason why it took so long is I ordered matte...
01-11-2017, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 766
Posted By JJCTHE1

The oem Yokohama advant ST is a great performance...

The oem Yokohama advant ST is a great performance tire. Probably sucks in cold weather but I wouldn't know.
12-05-2016, 07:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,040
Posted By JJCTHE1

i think you have a way to go before that happens....

i think you have a way to go before that happens. They historically skip a production year when they do face lifts w the g. I think it was 2007 and 2012 or something around there production was...
11-15-2016, 10:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,805
Posted By JJCTHE1

Wow now that's a cool color! Love it. Yea man...

Wow now that's a cool color! Love it. Yea man lots and lots of attention in the G. Way more than I ever expected and too have had a lot of nice cars. None of which fetched this kind of attention from...
11-09-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By JJCTHE1

Looks good. If you are comfortable with it go for...

Looks good. If you are comfortable with it go for it. I know finding these used is not easy so if it's the right color, right miles and you are comfortable with the seller, sounds like you are good...
11-08-2016, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By JJCTHE1

Good call you know what this is dead on. I bet...

Good call you know what this is dead on. I bet that is the reason
11-07-2016, 06:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By JJCTHE1

A few things here would steer me away. If it's...

A few things here would steer me away. If it's been sitting on a lot for a year or owned by a dealer for a year, I would mentally be questioning the integrity of the dealer and their QC. How many...
11-06-2016, 06:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By JJCTHE1

I don't see anything out of the ordinary In the...

I don't see anything out of the ordinary In the CARFAX however your description scares me. Just find a nicer one?
11-05-2016, 06:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,722
Posted By JJCTHE1

Congrats ! I have always loved designo graphite...

Congrats ! I have always loved designo graphite and it
Looks perfect w that interior.
10-28-2016, 07:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 711
Posted By JJCTHE1

you should pass and look for another G. Don't buy...

you should pass and look for another G. Don't buy anything with wheels on it. You should start there. The other issues just sound like excuses. Who drives a car w those kinds of problems? Someone who...
10-13-2016, 11:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,033
Posted By JJCTHE1

Congrats! Glad you finally got it. I remember...

Congrats! Glad you finally got it. I remember reading your many posts ( :
10-13-2016, 11:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,716
Posted By JJCTHE1

welcome to the club! I love my g, by far favorite...

welcome to the club! I love my g, by far favorite car I've owned and I've had plenty.

I have a 16 with diamond weave seats and they are amazing. Not only do they look great, but they are very...
10-11-2016, 09:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,040
Posted By JJCTHE1

no worries. That's why I waited 8 months to get...

no worries. That's why I waited 8 months to get my 63 I didn't want a 15
10-11-2016, 08:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,040
Posted By JJCTHE1

this is not accurate. The 2016+ has a bump in...

this is not accurate. The 2016+ has a bump
in horse power.
10-09-2016, 10:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By JJCTHE1

this is the only thing I miss from my E. no it...

this is the only thing I miss from my E. no it doesn't have it. Not that I ever reallly needed it, but it's nice to know it's there. Has all the other satety stuff though. The lane change assist is a...
10-09-2016, 10:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,040
Posted By JJCTHE1

i wouldn't be surprised if benz skipped a year in...

i wouldn't be surprised if benz skipped a year in production. Think about it they did it in 2008 and 2012 both times the following year was some type of facelift.

As for the 65, I haven't met one...
09-05-2016, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 823
Posted By JJCTHE1

Def powder coat. None of the aftermarket ones...

Def powder coat. None of the aftermarket ones will fit perfect
09-05-2016, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,005
Posted By JJCTHE1

I don't know anything about lift kits so I can't...

I don't know anything about lift kits so I can't help you there. I do know the 63 sits lower than the 550. Not sure how much lower.
08-31-2016, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 559
Posted By JJCTHE1

Very cool. I received an invite from my local...

Very cool. I received an invite from my local dealer to come check theirs out on the 6th. I'll be attending next week. Wish it was Laguna ! Haha
08-29-2016, 08:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 783
Posted By JJCTHE1

Go to the dealer. I had a ticking noise in my...

Go to the dealer. I had a ticking noise in my steering wheel when turning the wheel slow. Turns out loose bolt. Not sure if it has anything to do w these being built by hand but my car was also new...
08-26-2016, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 832
Posted By JJCTHE1

Agreed. Needs to adapt to his driving habits. I'm...

Agreed. Needs to adapt to his driving habits. I'm at 1300 miles and it still doesn't know me yet. I've had a few new AMGs and had the same experience with each one.
08-01-2016, 10:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,856
Posted By JJCTHE1

Yes forgot about the steering wheel also one of...

Yes forgot about the steering wheel also one of my favorite parts of the car. Only on the 16 you can get an AMG flat bottom chubby steering wheel that Benz has Been putting out for 5+ years. They...
08-01-2016, 08:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,856
Posted By JJCTHE1

I test drove quite a few used 2013 and 2014 g63s...

I test drove quite a few used 2013 and 2014 g63s before ordering mine and found my favorite part of the 16 is the suspension. It's much more driver friendly. I drive mine a few days a week so that...
07-28-2016, 09:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,608
Posted By JJCTHE1

Can you post more info about the down pipe?...

Can you post more info about the down pipe? Install, sound clips, price, etc?
07-21-2016, 08:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,414
Posted By JJCTHE1

Yes it's true. The only g that has suspension...

Yes it's true. The only g that has suspension adjust is the 550. For the exhaust just drive it roll the window down give it throttle and hit the c/s button you will hear the pitch change. Done.
07-19-2016, 07:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,414
Posted By JJCTHE1

My 16 is definitely louder in sport. I can hear...

My 16 is definitely louder in sport. I can hear the change when I hit the button in a parking garage etc w the windows down.
07-19-2016, 07:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,414
Posted By JJCTHE1

Correct. Does not change the stiffness of the...

Correct. Does not change the stiffness of the suspension it does change the exhaust note and transmission mapping
07-17-2016, 07:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,437
Posted By JJCTHE1

I'm not sure it's probably been 7+ years since I...

I'm not sure it's probably been 7+ years since I purchased tires anywhere else because of the price matching but if you look on the tire you will see the stamp. You may want to read the fine print...
07-17-2016, 08:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,437
Posted By JJCTHE1

Glad you got it worked out! From my experience...

Glad you got it worked out! From my experience with tires on Amg And M cars, (I'm sure someone will flame me for this) but you never deviate from the OEM tire and I've also learned that just because...
07-17-2016, 08:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,874
Posted By JJCTHE1

Lol sorry totally misread your post. I believe...

Lol sorry totally misread your post. I believe that unit is part number A 203 827 43 42.
07-14-2016, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,874
Posted By JJCTHE1

It's been a while since I've had that command,...

It's been a while since I've had that command, but I think if you hit eject the screen drops down and the CD player is behind the screen.
07-14-2016, 07:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,600
Posted By JJCTHE1

Wow gorgeous G! I agree I am one of the few that...

Wow gorgeous G! I agree I am one of the few that likes the brush guard. I kept mine chrome. Where in FL are you? I'm in Tampa.
07-05-2016, 11:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,769
Posted By JJCTHE1

Yep unfortunately I have to agree with you....

Yep unfortunately I have to agree with you. Unless you have a special relationship with the tech this will be a tough one. I knew one of my old techs personally and he still missed stuff. Just not...
07-05-2016, 06:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 598
Posted By JJCTHE1

Great spot for your phone or small storage

Hey guys, so I have had my G for about 10 days now, I absolutely love it. I originally was planning on putting my phone in the side door pocket while driving so its out of the way, however when i...
07-05-2016, 03:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,440
Posted By JJCTHE1

Thanks John, I love the truck, I knew I would,...

Thanks John, I love the truck, I knew I would, but love it even more than anticipated. Yes I purchased it from Tampa, I bought my E63 there as well as probably 10 other cars over the years. They...
07-02-2016, 11:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,440
Posted By JJCTHE1

Thanks man. I kept it and it looks great. Being...

Thanks man. I kept it and it looks great. Being chrome it breaks up the matte a bit. I'm keeping it on. Figure to leave it and can always take it off if I feel like it. The only chrome I'm going to...
06-30-2016, 07:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,440
Posted By JJCTHE1

Picked up my g last week! Here are some phone...

Picked up my g last week! Here are some phone photos I took lol. Love this truck was worth every minute of the wait
...
06-30-2016, 07:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,081
Posted By JJCTHE1

Always. As long as I can remember. Now that the...

Always. As long as I can remember. Now that the 63 is so much more enjoyable the depreciation should continue to be favorable to owners.

Look at the market for a 13, an average one is 100k....
06-30-2016, 07:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,437
Posted By JJCTHE1

Congrats on the ride man! I just took delivery of...

Congrats on the ride man! I just took delivery of my new 16 last week. It was a factory order and well worth the wait. Love the truck.

Yes you should definitely get a warranty. Make sure it's a...
06-16-2016, 08:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 611
Posted By JJCTHE1

I don't have the measurements but why not just go...

I don't have the measurements but why not just go to a car lot late at night and measure another vehicle? Just a thought.
Forum: W212 AMG
06-15-2016, 09:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,700
Posted By JJCTHE1

Congrats man. You sound like me and appreciate...

Congrats man. You sound like me and appreciate getting exactly what you want. Although the wait can be agonizing it's worth getting exactly what you desire without having to settle. Enjoy it. Love...
06-15-2016, 08:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,361
Posted By JJCTHE1

Congrats! Just buy a Bluetooth adapter on eBay...

Congrats! Just buy a Bluetooth adapter on eBay there are tons of them listed and 1/2 the price of new. Just make sure you buy the correct one
Forum: W212 AMG
06-15-2016, 07:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,956
Posted By JJCTHE1

GREAT pic and congrats. You made a very wise...

GREAT pic and congrats. You made a very wise choice, especially for a newbie!!! Haha. Good job. These forums are a wealth of info and full of people happy to help. I am one of them (:
06-15-2016, 06:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,081
Posted By JJCTHE1

Yep. Agree w both. We buy a ton of cars and...

Yep. Agree w both. We buy a ton of cars and sprinters from our local dealer, they give us anywhere from 10% to 16% off depending on the model and time of year. For my G, I was lucky to get 4% for a...
06-14-2016, 12:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,440
Posted By JJCTHE1

Thanks man! Just emailed the guy it's $405 and...

Thanks man! Just emailed the guy it's $405 and it's only available in CF. looks good though and a great option for someone looking for a CF cup holder besides I'm sure it makes a difference having a...
06-11-2016, 08:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 732,662
Posted By JJCTHE1

Mods generally don't increase resale value...

Mods generally don't increase resale value especially on a c230. I also wouldn't go hacking into the exhaust either. It's a c230....no matter what you do it won't sound very good.

The only things...
06-10-2016, 06:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,440
Posted By JJCTHE1

Cupholder question G63

Hey guys I'm finally taking delivery of my G63 amg in about 2 weeks. Super excited. Designo Matte black w all black designo diamond stitched leather, black wheels and an Amg sport steering wheel...
Forum: W212 AMG
06-07-2016, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 926
Posted By JJCTHE1

I wouldn't worry at all. I especially wouldn't...

I wouldn't worry at all. I especially wouldn't allow it to draw me away from an otherwise flawless car
Forum: W212 AMG
06-04-2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,363
Posted By JJCTHE1

Easy answer to me. Buy the newest nicest car you...

Easy answer to me. Buy the newest nicest car you can that's within your budget with the best factory warranty. So I would go for a 12-13 w low miles and cpo. A 2007 is 9 years old, sounds crazy!
Forum: W212 AMG
06-04-2016, 05:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,563
Posted By JJCTHE1

Just buy a new set of badges that are OEM and...

Just buy a new set of badges that are OEM and have them painted black. I'm not sure if your trying to go the most cost effective route or the best quality route. Paiting OEM badges is the best way to...
06-02-2016, 11:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,138
Posted By JJCTHE1

G65 all day!!

G65 all day!!
Forum: W212 AMG
05-30-2016, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 734
Posted By JJCTHE1

Luck of the draw. Definitely not common. Sucks...

Luck of the draw. Definitely not common. Sucks losing the car on a holiday but as mentioned it's probably something very simple and will be fixed in a day. One bad module can throw the whole car off....
Forum: W212 AMG
05-30-2016, 07:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,206
Posted By JJCTHE1

They typically should last longer than 3 months....

They typically should last longer than 3 months. It's possible you have the keys too close to the car when not in use. The new Benz keys only take 1 battery the old ones took 2 and I remember they...
Forum: W212 AMG
05-25-2016, 06:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,956
Posted By JJCTHE1

Haha more like dating, it wont cost you anywhere...

Haha more like dating, it wont cost you anywhere near as much to get rid of it!

And who says 40 year old dudes dont smack the heck out of their cars? My business partner goes through tires in...
Forum: W212 AMG
05-25-2016, 06:28 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,124
Posted By JJCTHE1

haha yep it was him. My MB dealer treats us like...

haha yep it was him. My MB dealer treats us like royalty so now we are spoiled and cannot go anywhere else!!
Forum: W212 AMG
05-24-2016, 03:54 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,124
Posted By JJCTHE1

I drove BMW M cars for 12 years, I swore I would...

I drove BMW M cars for 12 years, I swore I would never consider anything else. After hating new designs, having rear diff issues (E46), SMG issues (E46), and even a ton of engine issues with a new...
Forum: W212 AMG
05-24-2016, 12:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,956
Posted By JJCTHE1

You are right, just surprises me sometimes to see...

You are right, just surprises me sometimes to see someone OK with spending such an amount of money on a niche car like this that has been a rental. I know being a rental isnt so horrible if this was...
Forum: W212 AMG
05-20-2016, 04:25 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,124
Posted By JJCTHE1

I was on the fence about getting the new E. I...

I was on the fence about getting the new E. I love my 14 E63, its a great car and way faster than I would ever need, I hardly drive anywhere though so the highway cruising is non existent for me. ...
Forum: W212 AMG
05-20-2016, 04:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,956
Posted By JJCTHE1

I think whoever buys this car should do their due...

I think whoever buys this car should do their due diligence. A 2015 off lease is not normal. Period. If it was a Hertz rental car, who in their right mind would buy that? Its hard enough to...
Forum: W212 AMG
05-20-2016, 03:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,448
Posted By JJCTHE1

Geez I didnt even know there were options,...

Geez I didnt even know there were options, thought you had to use the Mobile 1 from the dealer. We have 3 AMGs at my company, and honestly they each burn about 1 qt of oil every 6 to 10 months. We...
Forum: W212 AMG
05-20-2016, 03:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,820
Posted By JJCTHE1

I had had a few AMGs and have never had an issue...

I had had a few AMGs and have never had an issue with any of the engines. It would be a nice statistic to see, however I am sure they are all within the same strict requirements, remember this is...
Forum: W212 AMG
05-20-2016, 03:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,956
Posted By JJCTHE1

Get an MB dealer to inspect it before pulling the...

Get an MB dealer to inspect it before pulling the trigger. If its a good car, buy it. The only reservations I would have is 1. why is it off lease so soon? And more importantly, 2. WHY do they...
Forum: W212 AMG
05-15-2016, 08:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,641
Posted By JJCTHE1

I have one of the first 2014 E63s cars in the US....

I have one of the first 2014 E63s cars in the US. 35k miles on it currently, 30k of those put on the first 2 years now I hardly drive it because I moved. Upgrading to a G63 amg next month!

I have...
05-12-2016, 10:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,234
Posted By JJCTHE1

whatever you do, dont put self employed on the...

whatever you do, dont put self employed on the app, put your business name and your title as whatever your title is. Your high score should avoid having to prove income, but the lack of auto credit...
05-10-2016, 10:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,037
Posted By JJCTHE1

Wow very cool. Can you post some pics of your...

Wow very cool. Can you post some pics of your ride? Keep it!
Forum: AMG GT
05-01-2016, 05:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,089
Posted By JJCTHE1

G63 hands down. So much more character and so...

G63 hands down. So much more character and so much more fun. If you bought a 550 you would kick yourself every time you heard a 63
04-21-2016, 02:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,182
Posted By JJCTHE1

As mentioned previously, mpg on a G55/63 is bad...

As mentioned previously, mpg on a G55/63 is bad especially if you are coming out of a Cdi anything. 1 gallon is about 3.7 liters. The G gets 10 on the low end and 15-16 mpg on its best day.
04-16-2016, 07:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,211
Posted By JJCTHE1

Congrats!!! Still waiting for mine. Ordered in...

Congrats!!! Still waiting for mine. Ordered in February and hope to have it early June.
04-16-2016, 07:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,731
Posted By JJCTHE1

I did a factory order w matte paint. I got about...

I did a factory order w matte paint. I got about 4K off. I went to another dealer who had a G63 in stock but was just regular gloss black paint, I went to see it to see the interior as it had what I...
03-24-2016, 05:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,560
Posted By JJCTHE1

wow that looks amazing, I have seen the color on...

wow that looks amazing, I have seen the color on an SL before and a G driving by, but havent been able to really sit in one and stare at it. Its going to be a long 3 months!!! Thank you for taking...
03-20-2016, 09:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,784
Posted By JJCTHE1

Love the color. I have a 63 on order in the same...

Love the color. I have a 63 on order in the same color. Question did you remove the front brush guard or did you delete it when ordering?
03-09-2016, 10:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,619
Posted By JJCTHE1

Geez I must be lucky to have such a good local...

Geez I must be lucky to have such a good local dealer. Never have issues w them. Yea throw the stockers on that's a good start and see if that changes anything. Maybe it's those tires. Who knows, I...
03-09-2016, 10:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,619
Posted By JJCTHE1

Not sure if you did this but why not have the...

Not sure if you did this but why not have the dealer align it?
03-09-2016, 10:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,619
Posted By JJCTHE1

Have you gotten the car inspected for any...

Have you gotten the car inspected for any previous body repairs or accidents? I would start there.

Having it aligned 3 time and it's still not right would scare me. I would get it looked at asap...
Forum: W212 AMG
03-09-2016, 03:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,067
Posted By JJCTHE1

I would get a 2014, the power increase, the looks...

I would get a 2014, the power increase, the looks and the AWD are much better features IMO. Honestly when I am indecisive about buying a specific car it usually means I am not 100% sold and its not...
03-09-2016, 12:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,856
Posted By JJCTHE1

congrats, awesome color combo. agreed the...

congrats, awesome color combo. agreed the premium interior is a must!
02-25-2016, 10:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,094
Posted By JJCTHE1

Well if you have had the G for a while and it...

Well if you have had the G for a while and it didnt do this before, then its not normal. The S Coupe is a totally different vehicle. Its amazing, my business partner just got one, very sleek and...
02-25-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,560
Posted By JJCTHE1

I got the red brakes. Yes I thought I mentioned...

I got the red brakes. Yes I thought I mentioned in an earlier post that about the steering wheel. The standard non heated non wood wheel is awesome. It's like the one in my E63 without the alcantara...
02-25-2016, 06:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,560
Posted By JJCTHE1

Its tempting not to wait, but as I get older I...

Its tempting not to wait, but as I get older I finally understand "good things come to those who wait" lol. Ever since I saw a matte G in 2013 when picking up my E I was done. So waiting another 4...
02-25-2016, 05:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,560
Posted By JJCTHE1

Yes I ordered my G from Tampa from Simon. He is...

Yes I ordered my G from Tampa from Simon. He is their AMG expert and has been with the company for over 15 years believe it or not! Good guy, really knows his MBs. I stopped at the new Benz dealer...
02-16-2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,560
Posted By JJCTHE1

BMW had my heart for a very long time, some of my...

BMW had my heart for a very long time, some of my favorite cars I have owned were BMW V8s. I just cannot get into the new stuff, especially the M4 and M5. The X5M is very cool but as you mentioned...
02-15-2016, 07:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,560
Posted By JJCTHE1

Also forgot to mention the most important upgrade...

Also forgot to mention the most important upgrade from 15 to 2016, the 16 has 30 more HP
02-15-2016, 07:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,560
Posted By JJCTHE1

Man the coincidences keep coming. I live in Tampa...

Man the coincidences keep coming. I live in Tampa FL been here 11 years. I've had at least one of each generation M3 starting with the E30 but yes my last one was an E92 in alpine. I sold it when I...
02-15-2016, 03:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,560
Posted By JJCTHE1

Funny you say that about the colors. My E is...

Funny you say that about the colors. My E is diamond white, my M3 was white, I have had several white vehicles but gotta tell you, the G doesnt look nearly as good in white as the other MBs and BMWs...
02-15-2016, 02:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,560
Posted By JJCTHE1

thanks John. Sticker is 149750, this includes...

thanks John. Sticker is 149750, this includes the "standard" sport wheel (I hate wood steering wheels), matte paint (4k) and the upgraded leather (5k). I may have those costs flip flopped I cannot...
02-12-2016, 03:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,084
Posted By JJCTHE1

nice looking G, good move removing those wheels...

nice looking G, good move removing those wheels before selling it, you will have a much easier time finding a buyer. Its not easy to get matte paint, I am waiting 5 months for mine (night magno...
Forum: W212 AMG
02-12-2016, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 671
Posted By JJCTHE1

Havent looked at a CPO car in years, and I cant...

Havent looked at a CPO car in years, and I cant help you here but man even now the CPO warranties sounds like they have silly loop holes that the 3rd party warranties used to have. Sorry man hope...
Forum: W212 AMG
02-11-2016, 08:48 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,506
Posted By JJCTHE1

I am glad you and your family is OK. Sounds like...

I am glad you and your family is OK. Sounds like the car did its job, it is situations like this that remind me to always drive a Benz or something similar with high safety ratings.

Regarding...
Forum: W212 AMG
02-11-2016, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By JJCTHE1

I would probably say if you need to check this...

I would probably say if you need to check this sort of thing you should probably find a new dealer, also they dont drain the oil out, they siphon it.
02-09-2016, 10:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,414
Posted By JJCTHE1

Nice. I have a feeling I will feel the same way...

Nice. I have a feeling I will feel the same way about mine when it arrives. Its a good thing the 6x6 isnt in my price range or I would be ordering one of those!

That car is just bad a$$. A...
Forum: W212 AMG
02-09-2016, 10:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 684
Posted By JJCTHE1

you will likely start to see some pop up starting...

you will likely start to see some pop up starting in the summer, which will be some of the "pull forward" cars getting new MBs. I recently ordered a new MB and they will dissolve my remaining lease...
Forum: W212 AMG
02-09-2016, 10:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,356
Posted By JJCTHE1

wait for the new model, it will be out at the end...

wait for the new model, it will be out at the end of summer and you will likely be able to order/build sometime in late April. I was considering ordering one but ended up ordering something much...
02-04-2016, 11:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,560
Posted By JJCTHE1

Thanks man. I went for the Designo Piano black...

Thanks man. I went for the Designo Piano black trim. I originally was going for the black wood (which I have in my E63) but thought the slick black would look better with the matte black outside...
02-04-2016, 05:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,560
Posted By JJCTHE1

Excellent, thank you. These are the types of...

Excellent, thank you. These are the types of things I would like to know. Wow matte viper didnt even know they made one that color. Sounds pretty awesome.
02-04-2016, 10:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,560
Posted By JJCTHE1

Just ordered 2016 G63

Hey guys! Just placed an order for a 2016 G63 AMG which will hopefully arrive in May, but likely June. It will be a long 4 months but worth the wait.

I have been looking at used and new models...
02-04-2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,414
Posted By JJCTHE1

I have been drooling over getting a G63 since I...

I have been drooling over getting a G63 since I saw a matte gray one in the delivery bay when taking delivery of my E63 S model in 2013. I almost canceled my new E in 2013 to get one but ended up...
Forum: W212 AMG
06-16-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,197
Posted By JJCTHE1

Awesome! I went to the one in West Palm in...

Awesome! I went to the one in West Palm in May...amazing time
Forum: W212 AMG
03-17-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,831
Posted By JJCTHE1

no brainer bud. wrap it up! thats cheap

no brainer bud. wrap it up! thats cheap
Forum: W212 AMG
03-14-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,831
Posted By JJCTHE1

Congrats, I have a diamond white S w pano, traded...

Congrats, I have a diamond white S w pano, traded my E92 m3 and I couldnt be happier. I have owned 7 M3, and I dont miss it at all. I had the E since August. Your lease sounds good.
Forum: W212 AMG
03-14-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 16,960
Posted By JJCTHE1

AGREED

AGREED
Forum: W212 AMG
01-03-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,699
Posted By JJCTHE1

what a great license plate!

what a great license plate!
Forum: W212 AMG
01-03-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,454
Posted By JJCTHE1

I can give you some good insight on this as I...

I can give you some good insight on this as I stare at the exact same color combo and optioned CLS63S every day as my E63S. My business partner has a CLS63S. It really depends on you. I will give...
Forum: W212 AMG
01-03-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 863
Posted By JJCTHE1

may be too soon to find some but did you search...

may be too soon to find some but did you search ebay for some "new take offs" you can prob buy a whole set from someone for under 2k
Forum: W212 AMG
12-05-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,237
Posted By JJCTHE1

aside from being small, the seats in the C are a...

aside from being small, the seats in the C are a total deal breaker. totally uncomfortable, they may look cool but thats it. when you get older looking cool doesnt matter nearly as much as feeling...
Forum: W212 AMG
12-05-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,686
Posted By JJCTHE1

yea or sell it back to the dealer, either way...

yea or sell it back to the dealer, either way your losing money so I would think a sale back to the dealer would be easiest. I am sure they will buy it.
Forum: W212 AMG
12-05-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 946
Posted By JJCTHE1

sounds like i need to pop my hood, no dash...

sounds like i need to pop my hood, no dash warnings?
Forum: W212 AMG
12-05-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,223
Posted By JJCTHE1

also switched from M, love my E63 and I have had...

also switched from M, love my E63 and I have had it since August
Forum: W212 AMG
11-17-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,230
Posted By JJCTHE1

wow 18k miles on a set of tires!! I had the...

wow 18k miles on a set of tires!! I had the MPSSs on my E92 M3, loved them and they lasted over 9k miles which was a shock. I sold the car with them on it and they were still within good spec. Plan...
Forum: W212 AMG
11-14-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,839
Posted By JJCTHE1

Some interesting points of thought here....my...

Some interesting points of thought here....my $.02....

First of all there is no such thing as an "auto approval rate" they are making that up. Yes, you can be auto approved when they submit your...
Forum: W212 AMG
11-08-2013, 01:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,373
Posted By JJCTHE1

Congrats on the car! I never turn off safety...

Congrats on the car! I never turn off safety features. They are made and engineered for a reason. If they have ever interfered w my driving it was for a good cause. Gotta love these cars.
Forum: W212 AMG
11-08-2013, 01:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,202
Posted By JJCTHE1

These are the best seats I've ever had and I've...

These are the best seats I've ever had and I've had a lot of nice cars to compare to. How can you not find a comfortable adjustment w all the settings? What was your previous vehicle? If you are...
Forum: W212 AMG
10-30-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 14,684
Posted By JJCTHE1

I would say the front end is the most aggessive...

I would say the front end is the most aggessive point of the car and looks completely different and more "beefy and mean" per say in person. I think that is everyones favorite part of the car. My...
Forum: W212 AMG
10-30-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 14,684
Posted By JJCTHE1

nice car, looks just like mine minus all of the...

nice car, looks just like mine minus all of the CF! I also prefer the gray wheels instead of the black. however i am getting my trim that is all silver painted gloss black as well as the badges and...
Forum: W212 AMG
10-23-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,788
Posted By JJCTHE1

Sooooooooooo are you going to tell me how that...

Sooooooooooo are you going to tell me how that works or are you going to make me thumb through the book!!! :)
Forum: W212 AMG
10-23-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,507
Posted By JJCTHE1

Coming from a very long time BMW M driver and now...

Coming from a very long time BMW M driver and now an E63 owner, go with the E63. I gave BMW more than one chance to make the tranny perfect and I should have switched to an AMG 3 years ago. ...
Forum: W212 AMG
10-22-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,522
Posted By JJCTHE1

yep 4 to 6 weeks. once it gets to the VPC you...

yep 4 to 6 weeks. once it gets to the VPC you can expect to be driving it within a week.
Forum: W212 AMG
10-22-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,075
Posted By JJCTHE1

the difference is that the people that notice...

the difference is that the people that notice this car and appreciate what it is are "generally speaking" not morons that like anything red, flashy and look like a batmobile. chances are they have...
Forum: W212 AMG
10-22-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,788
Posted By JJCTHE1

geez i need to read the manual, I thought this...

geez i need to read the manual, I thought this meant you can put the car in PARK when this P is lit. Obviously not the case if it stays on till 20 MPH
Forum: W212 AMG
10-22-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,075
Posted By JJCTHE1

I have yet to see another E63 other than mine. ...

I have yet to see another E63 other than mine. The Tampa store (which is where I got mine) only got one other car, and they are an AMG performance center. I am surprised how much attention this car...
Forum: W212 AMG
09-21-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 40,874
Posted By JJCTHE1

Depends. They held mine for a few days. Should...

Depends. They held mine for a few days. Should leave by tues and arrive at dealer wed/thurs.
Forum: W212 AMG
09-17-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,319
Posted By JJCTHE1

agree on the mirrors, and never thouht about the...

agree on the mirrors, and never thouht about the ash tray one, that would be cool. who the heck smokes anymore anyway, espcially in their car!
Forum: W212 AMG
09-17-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,919
Posted By JJCTHE1

the mirrors fold in manually, and yes it was...

the mirrors fold in manually, and yes it was actually the only thing I wrote on my CSI survey that could make the car better (they asked). My 2009 M3 had them, and I used them quite a bit when I...
Forum: W212 AMG
09-16-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,938
Posted By JJCTHE1

I kinda wanted the CF spoiler and inquired about...

I kinda wanted the CF spoiler and inquired about this when I ordered mine. The only way to get it from the factory is to get the CF appearance package, which no way I was getting, i think its going...
Forum: W212 AMG
09-16-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 782
Posted By JJCTHE1

this is awesome! not surprised though, MB has...

this is awesome! not surprised though, MB has been amazing a customer service in the past much better than BMW from my experience.
Forum: W212 AMG
09-13-2013, 10:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,938
Posted By JJCTHE1

I originally really wanted piano black trim, but...

I originally really wanted piano black trim, but it wasnt available when I ordered so I got the black ash. I am glad I chose the black ash, not only does it look great, but almost every person has...
Forum: W212 AMG
09-13-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,002
Posted By JJCTHE1

I watched this vid a few weeks ago, awesome! ...

I watched this vid a few weeks ago, awesome! This car is so amazing. As time goes on I love it more and more, tomorrow will be 5 weeks of ownership. I cant believe how "lucky" I am to have mine,...
Forum: W212 AMG
09-11-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,398
Posted By JJCTHE1

think of it as a favorites button. it saves ur...

think of it as a favorites button. it saves ur favorite setting
Forum: W212 AMG
09-11-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 958
Posted By JJCTHE1

I agree with everyone. Besides, the ONLY people...

I agree with everyone. Besides, the ONLY people that will notice a difference are people that notice its a fake. I would politely suggest to your friend to sell the car and buy an E63 or an E550 if...
Forum: W212 AMG
09-11-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,983
Posted By JJCTHE1

I too remember the E46, in fact I still own my...

I too remember the E46, in fact I still own my E36 M3/4. It is Alpine over Modena, which if you know M3s, a Modena interior in any E36 let alone a sedan is quite rare. However, I think if Benz...
Forum: W212 AMG
09-06-2013, 12:31 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,747
Posted By JJCTHE1

[[email protected];5770948]We just made a...

[[email protected];5770948]We just made a prototype set of street-legal downpipes for the 2014 E63S. Once we know that there are no rattles and fix any problems we find with them we will send them...
Forum: W212 AMG
09-02-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,835
Posted By JJCTHE1

Yes, also confirmed, and mine is also BLUE!!!

Yes, also confirmed, and mine is also BLUE!!!
Forum: W212 AMG
09-02-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,971
Posted By JJCTHE1

Sound systems are like wheels, there are guys...

Sound systems are like wheels, there are guys that swear by paying top dollar for them and makes them so happy, and there are other guys that just cant see it. So I get where you are coming from,...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-30-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,358
Posted By JJCTHE1

TopSupra, sorry for the late reply, I havent...

TopSupra, sorry for the late reply, I havent checked this often. The director of sales is a very old friend of mine, his name is Ed Jablon. [email protected] is his email. My name is Joey. ...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-25-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,358
Posted By JJCTHE1

Hey bud. Great choice on the 63. I think that's a...

Hey bud. Great choice on the 63. I think that's a good discount especially considering there are none out there. The lease however seems a touch high. Ask to do auto pay and it will drop the money...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-22-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,703
Posted By JJCTHE1

I have one in my garage guys! parktronic...

I have one in my garage guys! parktronic standard, I have the rear camera but not the side cameras. the parking is different because they made some improvements to the rear camera, so its not...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-20-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,971
Posted By JJCTHE1

Now I really want to see this! Cant see Benz...

Now I really want to see this! Cant see Benz doing a short cut on something like this, but nothing surprises me anymore.

As for the dumb sales guy, ya know car salesmen wonder why they have a...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-20-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,874
Posted By JJCTHE1

did you really get 15k miles on a set of tires? ...

did you really get 15k miles on a set of tires? that has to be a record. this is my first E63 but I was assuming I would be rollin on baldies at 10k. Is that not the case? I do not drive the car...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-19-2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,747
Posted By JJCTHE1

Ya thats good because Im not too much older than...

Ya thats good because Im not too much older than you! The thing that absolutely baffles me is that companies continue to make these mods and people continue to buy them, for thousands of dollars no...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-19-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,747
Posted By JJCTHE1

i know i say this often, but thats why they make...

i know i say this often, but thats why they make different flavors, to each their own. I think its cool you did these mods but geez those wheels cheapen the look of the car. Maybe Im getting old,...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-19-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,032
Posted By JJCTHE1

I can attest to the Michelin SSs they are a...

I can attest to the Michelin SSs they are a revolution in tires as far as I am concerned. I was burning through rears at 8k in my M3 for 4 sets of MPS2s, I get the SSs, drive the car 11k miles,...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-19-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,321
Posted By JJCTHE1

yea painting is your best option on this one,...

yea painting is your best option on this one, sorry I didnt realize you were talking about the hub
Forum: W212 AMG
08-19-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,971
Posted By JJCTHE1

The exhaust note is awesome. so many great...

The exhaust note is awesome. so many great things about this car. wow now I am really glad I didnt drop the 6k for the radio.
Forum: W212 AMG
08-19-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,117
Posted By JJCTHE1

White is white, but man the Diamond is awesome. ...

White is white, but man the Diamond is awesome. My M3 was Alpine and it looked good, but the Diamond white really looks great on the Benz. In direct sunlight from afar i dont think it makes much of...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-18-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,321
Posted By JJCTHE1

Take it out and rip on the brakes. Fixed

Take it out and rip on the brakes. Fixed
Forum: W212 AMG
08-18-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,117
Posted By JJCTHE1

Nice choice! You will love it

Nice choice! You will love it
Forum: W212 AMG
08-17-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,251
Posted By JJCTHE1

congrats! amazing car isnt it? I cant get over...

congrats! amazing car isnt it? I cant get over how much power this car has. love mine
Forum: W212 AMG
08-17-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,972
Posted By JJCTHE1

I have been one of the (actually the only) ones...

I have been one of the (actually the only) ones to take delivery of their car last Saturday. The car is amazing and much better in the flesh vs. in the photos. Sorry to hear about your delay, and...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-17-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 15,984
Posted By JJCTHE1

I feel the same way. Black in the wrong places...

I feel the same way. Black in the wrong places which is why i didnt order it.
Forum: W212 AMG
08-16-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 15,984
Posted By JJCTHE1

I personally think the night styling on a black...

I personally think the night styling on a black car is too much black, I think it would look good on a white or silver car, but then again the silver trim on the front and rear bumpers break up the...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-16-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 15,984
Posted By JJCTHE1

It was sitting there when he took those over the...

It was sitting there when he took those over the weekend, they offered it to him to buy so I would assume so. Not sure though, it is either Crown MB or Lokey in the tampa bay area. I bought/ordered...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-16-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 15,984
Posted By JJCTHE1

It is actually like a matte chrome, its really...

It is actually like a matte chrome, its really nice (and I normally prefer black). As for the tips, I think the DOG is wrong, I saw one with the Night Package on it, and it has all black valance in...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-16-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,358
Posted By JJCTHE1

Agreed. Quite honestly I feel the MSRP on this...

Agreed. Quite honestly I feel the MSRP on this car is reasonable, I ordered the car in April with a 4k deposit and there are literally 3 Benz dealers in a 12 mile radius of my house....yea.
Forum: W212 AMG
08-16-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 15,984
Posted By JJCTHE1

I was considering the matte metallic designo...

I was considering the matte metallic designo white, but agree w the upkeep and its getting played out. I think it looks unfinished at times too. Nice choice on the combo, I was on the fence about...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-15-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,881
Posted By JJCTHE1

haha wow this is great

haha wow this is great
Forum: W212 AMG
08-15-2013, 04:35 PM
Forum: W212 AMG
08-15-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,428
Posted By JJCTHE1

I wanted to do something like that but after...

I wanted to do something like that but after seeing this installed elsewhere I changed my mind. The black and white checkers also wouldnt match the inside or outside of my house.

It cost about...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-15-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 933
Posted By JJCTHE1

OK following up, en route to my office yesterday...

OK following up, en route to my office yesterday I turned them on, it was 90+ outside so it was HOT. It def. is not as an obvious cooling seat like my 2013 F150 Platinum (in Platinum White of...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-15-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,428
Posted By JJCTHE1

very cool!!!!

very cool!!!!
Forum: W212 AMG
08-15-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 15,984
Posted By JJCTHE1

The S is the way to go, its funny its so much...

The S is the way to go, its funny its so much less than the 030 Performance Pack in previous years yet its much more car. You also get the additional trim on the front and rear bumpers.
Forum: W212 AMG
08-14-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,428
Posted By JJCTHE1

Hi Ray, I just got off the phone with the...

Hi Ray, I just got off the phone with the company, and as I expected I was reading some old articles. I am sure these companies love when you second guess their expertise and rely on a google...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-13-2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,428
Posted By JJCTHE1

Ok I think I answered my own question. They used...

Ok I think I answered my own question. They used HP spartacote not epoxy hence the fast dry time. Anyone else have this?
Forum: W212 AMG
08-13-2013, 11:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,428
Posted By JJCTHE1

To those of you w finished garage floors

I thought it would be nice to have my garage floor prepped and refinished as well as the "speckled" treatment put down.

Well they finished it today and it looks amazing. However they told me I...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-13-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 15,984
Posted By JJCTHE1

Definitely standard w the S package. Not sure on...

Definitely standard w the S package. Not sure on the base car
Forum: W212 AMG
08-13-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 933
Posted By JJCTHE1

I should double check mine, I thought they just...

I should double check mine, I thought they just naturally sucked by default because every other Benz I have been in the ventilated seats didnt work well. Ill check tomorrow and report back. Could...
08-13-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,601
Posted By JJCTHE1

Wow that's a lot of car for the money. Good luck...

Wow that's a lot of car for the money. Good luck w sale. Try listing it on eBay. If you find the guy that has to have a designo you will sell it. The more places you list it the better luck you will...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-13-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 15,984
Posted By JJCTHE1

[QUOTE=drrodge;5747568]Love the car! I'm...

[QUOTE=drrodge;5747568]Love the car! I'm deciding between that and the RS7. I've had a few Audi's but I've never had a benz. Can you comment on the ride in comfort mode, is it as smooth as most...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-13-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 15,984
Posted By JJCTHE1

Nice combo!!!!! :)

Nice combo!!!!! :)
Forum: W212 AMG
08-13-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 28,729
Posted By JJCTHE1

Too funny, I JUST sold my E92 last week and got...

Too funny, I JUST sold my E92 last week and got into a 2014 E63P. SICK car, love it. I too wanted something a bit bigger with more lower end grunt, the E63 is a perfect fit. There is really...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-13-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,358
Posted By JJCTHE1

Oh well everything you guys deal with is more...

Oh well everything you guys deal with is more expensive, if I were you I would go to the downtown Manhattan factory dealership and buy from there. Forget anywhere else, that is the ONLY factory ran...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-13-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,358
Posted By JJCTHE1

A year is tough, but usually they have those...

A year is tough, but usually they have those "pull forward" programs that delete your last 3 to 6 payments if you get another lease. Its been a while but I did it with my CLK55 in 2008, it was at...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-13-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,358
Posted By JJCTHE1

I thnk you can do better, but really depends on...

I thnk you can do better, but really depends on where you are. If you have like 1 dealer in a 100 mile radius, then you may not do better. If you are in a highly populated area w a few dealers I am...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-13-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 15,984
Posted By JJCTHE1

Well thank you for the seat suggestion. That was...

Well thank you for the seat suggestion. That was very nice of you ill try that today. As for the E92, I had a 2009. Loved the car and it was a garage queen for its first few years then something just...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-12-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 15,984
Posted By JJCTHE1

It's been REALLY hard to not punch the throttle...

It's been REALLY hard to not punch the throttle and try out all of the electronic RS goodies. It's also a difficult car to drive slow. I let my CFO take it for a spin today (she drives a 2013 ML350)...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-12-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 15,984
Posted By JJCTHE1

Oh man we have a comedian in the house. Sorry I...

Oh man we have a comedian in the house. Sorry I JUST took these 3 minutes ago. You can see the full leather "like" material on the dahs, which is NOT in the base E63, neither is the door leather or...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-12-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 15,984
Posted By JJCTHE1

Well I am glad you guys like my photos!! They...

Well I am glad you guys like my photos!! They usually suck I am horrible at taking pics
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