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10-31-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,766
Posted By FrankW

bump... happy halloween

bump... happy halloween
10-15-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,766
Posted By FrankW

i'm up to offers, but not ridiculous offers....

i'm up to offers, but not ridiculous offers. thanks
10-14-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,766
Posted By FrankW

bump

bump
09-26-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,766
Posted By FrankW

bump

bump
09-19-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,766
Posted By FrankW

i bought the stoptech rotors and pads from...

i bought the stoptech rotors and pads from http://zeckhausen.com/Brembo/Consumables.htm#Rotors

the price has gone up a bit I think.
09-16-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 6,929
Views: 3,924,195
Posted By FrankW

removed a big portion due to sun damage. ...

removed a big portion due to sun damage.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7288/9779200922_0fb880d973_c.jpg

my front and rear brembos are up for trade with c32/55 stocks btw. check the thread in...
09-16-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2,997
Views: 2,848,176
Posted By FrankW

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7288/9779200922_0fb8...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7288/9779200922_0fb880d973_c.jpg
09-12-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,766
Posted By FrankW

stock brakes will do even when i get back. now...

stock brakes will do even when i get back. now i'm more about "how do i drive to avg better mpg" lol

btw, if someone doesn't want the whole setup...I'm open to get rid of them separately. i'd...
09-07-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,535
Posted By FrankW

i have the v8 airbox. the 2inch outlet from...

i have the v8 airbox.

the 2inch outlet from the 32 airbox is the not the point of restriction. the point of restriction to the 32 airbox is the T-splitter bottle neck which restrict airflow into a...
09-07-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 658
Posted By FrankW

interested in selling just the tires?

interested in selling just the tires?
09-07-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,535
Posted By FrankW

should've just bought the y-splitter for the V8...

should've just bought the y-splitter for the V8 and fit it to the airbox. it's the most efficient way without changing the airbox to the v8's.
09-07-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,766
Posted By FrankW

well, it looks like i'm gonna be abroad for a...

well, it looks like i'm gonna be abroad for a year at the end of the year, so might as well get rid of them and get some cash i can use. i'm also debating if i should sell the LMs or not.
09-07-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,766
Posted By FrankW

bump

bump
09-04-2013, 02:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,419
Posted By FrankW

vouch for a good owner!

vouch for a good owner!
09-01-2013, 01:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,766
Posted By FrankW

Stock brake would clear. Price is negotiable if...

Stock brake would clear. Price is negotiable if really interested.

Edit: wheels i mean
08-30-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,766
Posted By FrankW

FT: Brembo 355 front SLK 340 rear. WTB:stock brakes

looking to down grade them back to stock brakes since i no longer feel like i need these brakes for what i use the car for plus the fact that i might move away for a year leave the car running with...
08-23-2013, 02:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,117
Posted By FrankW

i don't remember code3 put their car on the dyno....

i don't remember code3 put their car on the dyno. all that foam cover does is open up the flow which you can also do with the v8 y-split. the y-splitter probably works better as you are not sucking...
08-23-2013, 02:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,690
Posted By FrankW

$326 labor charge...it takes 5 min to replace the...

$326 labor charge...it takes 5 min to replace the thing.
05-27-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,419
Posted By FrankW

I bought n7000 a while back for my sisters w208....

I bought n7000 a while back for my sisters w208. They are not bad at all. Quiet, decent traction in all situation, and comfortable ride. 225/45/17 all around.
05-27-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,299
Posted By FrankW

Just what i am looking for too. As far as i know...

Just what i am looking for too. As far as i know as long as the frequency is right itll work.
05-07-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,200
Posted By FrankW

Do not go to 235/35/18...you will not have the...

Do not go to 235/35/18...you will not have the right tire diameter. 235/40 matches with either 255/30 or 265/30 18".

Also to OP, if you rub on the front cover with stock wheel and tire. The cover...
04-29-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 834
Views: 95,258
Posted By FrankW

Neat!

Neat!
04-17-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By FrankW

you can put the halogen lights on. there's no...

you can put the halogen lights on. there's no need to code the lights to halogen if it is on xenon setting.

better option would be getting the HID ready DEPO projector headlights. cheap and works...
04-15-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2,997
Views: 2,848,176
Posted By FrankW

some bad driver hit the wheel arch and took off...

some bad driver hit the wheel arch and took off some vinyl!!!... >:(... at least it beats mom backing the 204 into the driveway wall and dent the passenger rear fender that i haven't got it fixed.
...
04-04-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,738
Posted By FrankW

The e90 325 or 328 are nice, but one without...

The e90 325 or 328 are nice, but one without option has the bmw standard 3series of cheapness feel to it. Find one with decent options like the nav etc is probably gonna cost more than you would...
04-04-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,885
Posted By FrankW

Look for the owners manual first

Look for the owners manual first
04-01-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,080
Posted By FrankW

yes, you can use the c55 strut mounts. other than...

yes, you can use the c55 strut mounts. other than sheet metal, everything suspension wise under the car are the same between the 32 and the 55.

you can also use the endlink. the 55 as well as the...
03-30-2013, 02:42 AM
Replies: 1,680
Views: 243,475
Posted By FrankW

Look up Mercedes Glacier white. Forgot the code....

Look up Mercedes Glacier white. Forgot the code. The white was discontinued in US in 2001.
03-26-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,235
Posted By FrankW

Yea, good time to replace the battery. Jump start...

Yea, good time to replace the battery. Jump start does not hurt the car.
03-25-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,235
Posted By FrankW

Open circuit drains the battery. Just jump start...

Open circuit drains the battery. Just jump start it.

I have the left mirror signal error for a while randomly as well after i painted the mirror red. Rainny day humidity goes up the light works....
03-25-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 2,997
Views: 2,848,176
Posted By FrankW

@dokotela, what wheels are on the w202?

@dokotela, what wheels are on the w202?
03-23-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 890
Posted By FrankW

Every pewter c230 with brobus looks familiar. LoL...

Every pewter c230 with brobus looks familiar. LoL

You have one, if you think this car has no issue and check out ok, why not.
03-22-2013, 12:04 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 26,878
Posted By FrankW

clean! ... very nice.

clean! ... very nice.
03-12-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,620
Posted By FrankW

Sorry to say, but the car is going to be totaled...

Sorry to say, but the car is going to be totaled if you go through insurance.

If you decide to fix it yourself you will most likely need a new rear sub frame along with whatever suspension arms...
03-09-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,625
Posted By FrankW

There is no mass air flow sensor on c32.

There is no mass air flow sensor on c32.
03-08-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,913
Posted By FrankW

Can happen to any brand and any model of tire...

Can happen to any brand and any model of tire when you hit potholes and tear the inner plies of the side wall.

Nankang are decent taiwanese tires. They even sponsor local club races in taiwan.
03-08-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,625
Posted By FrankW

No. Unless you used detergent to wash it clean.

No. Unless you used detergent to wash it clean.
03-08-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,093
Posted By FrankW

Use the Long 17mm wrench locks it to the ][ part...

Use the Long 17mm wrench locks it to the ][ part of the wire, lean the wrench to the valve cover and pop the wire boot out. You need to use some force.
03-06-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,896
Posted By FrankW

Thats not a c32. Thats a c200 made to procar spec...

Thats not a c32. Thats a c200 made to procar spec under the 2000cc rule.
03-04-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,031
Posted By FrankW

nah...gotta get a old people Lexus Hybrid......

nah...gotta get a old people Lexus Hybrid... :rolf::stick::naughty::D
03-02-2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,243
Posted By FrankW

L8 apex, I got no problem with the VCS...

L8 apex,

I got no problem with the VCS threads because maverick actually searched and revived a 2011 thread and greekspec isnt asking question but showing his result of his mods with pictures and...
02-28-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,080
Posted By FrankW

Thats because they use the same parts. You...

Thats because they use the same parts.

You can check out getmercedesparts or rmeuropean for oem parts.

As far as sachs, bilstein, and koni goes. Sachs made the oem AMG shocks for c32 and 55....
02-28-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By FrankW

I am pretty sure you can import anything under...

I am pretty sure you can import anything under the rules of DOT and DMV. I have seen B-class driving around my area imported from Canada. Call them and find out.

As far as interior goes, it is not...
02-28-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,283
Posted By FrankW

You do not have a rear foglight wired to the...

You do not have a rear foglight wired to the passenger side. You can run the wire from the driverside under the carpet if you want. Instruction to rewire the 2005+ tail light is in the sticky of the...
02-27-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,243
Posted By FrankW

1. you started a topic about TOWING which is...

1. you started a topic about TOWING which is discussed in two previous threads. Ask your question there it is the same topic.

2. I did prove something; you starting useless threads because you are...
02-27-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,243
Posted By FrankW

Speaking of useless threads. L8 Apex has kindly...

Speaking of useless threads. L8 Apex has kindly started another thread of the same topic he participated in just couple months earlier. This is exactly the reason that is hindering the search...
02-27-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 684
Posted By FrankW

There arent many maker of pulleys anymore. Your...

There arent many maker of pulleys anymore. Your best bet is to check out eurocharged. Fair prices for pretty much all mods you can think of for the c32.

You do not need a tune or other mentioned...
02-27-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,073
Posted By FrankW

Finally! :y

Finally! :y
02-26-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 631
Posted By FrankW

BC racing (bor-chuan) is a Taiwanese company....

BC racing (bor-chuan) is a Taiwanese company. They started by making shock absorbers in 1999 as aftermarket oe parts. Couple years back they started introducing their coilover line and offer decent...
02-26-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 20,821
Posted By FrankW

Ac compressor is driven by the engine. When it...

Ac compressor is driven by the engine. When it engages, the rpm drops, and if you already have a minor misfire it is going to be more appearant.

Some code reader will not show pending codes. Only...
02-26-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 65,881
Posted By FrankW

:naughty:That shattered pretty good! Arent...

:naughty:That shattered pretty good!

Arent the slk32 diff suppose to be beefier?
02-26-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,243
Posted By FrankW

Age has nothing to do with the fact that you want...

Age has nothing to do with the fact that you want information spoon feed to you. It does not change the fact that the information has been in that thread for the past 10 years.

The search...
02-26-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 20,821
Posted By FrankW

Vibration is most likely due to misfire. You will...

Vibration is most likely due to misfire. You will probably see pending error vodes if you get a code reader. The coil packs tend to be the culprit.

Whining noise if depends on rpm then yes, the...
02-26-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,072
Posted By FrankW

Only thing different is the c55 fender allows...

Only thing different is the c55 fender allows more in offset up front. The rest are all the same.
02-26-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,243
Posted By FrankW

So you want people to spoon feed you the info...

So you want people to spoon feed you the info that they answered to others over and over?

It does mean something. It means 90% of helping people and 10% telling people like you who arent willing...
02-26-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 20,821
Posted By FrankW

What kind of viration? 1. Vibrate as you...

What kind of viration?

1. Vibrate as you slowly let go of the brakes from a stop?
2. Vibrate on idle in park?
3. Vibration while driving?
4. Vibration at stoplight with foot on the brake and in...
02-26-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 65,881
Posted By FrankW

What white c32?

What white c32?
02-26-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,243
Posted By FrankW

Did you not know You can search within the...

Did you not know You can search within the thread.

Instead of asking "will this rim fit" maybe you should be searching for what offset fits. Which is mentioned almost every other page.

Like ive...
02-26-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 631
Posted By FrankW

They are okay product for street use. They also...

They are okay product for street use. They also own RED-G wheels i believe.
02-26-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 713
Posted By FrankW

Congrats and Enjoy.

Congrats and Enjoy.
02-25-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,073
Posted By FrankW

Hmmm, i'm interested in two tires if they are in...

Hmmm, i'm interested in two tires if they are in decent shape for the front tires.
02-25-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 500
Posted By FrankW

Seems about avg of what they are going for. Not...

Seems about avg of what they are going for. Not the best MPG imo.
02-25-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,243
Posted By FrankW

If you dont want to read the informations that...

If you dont want to read the informations that has been on the forum for years and years, get off the forum.
02-25-2013, 06:16 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 65,881
Posted By FrankW

Who is steve??:nix::nix:

Who is steve??:nix::nix:
02-10-2013, 04:36 AM
Replies: 6,929
Views: 3,924,195
Posted By FrankW

Not talking about the length of the bolt. Talking...

Not talking about the length of the bolt. Talking about the seat size.
02-09-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 6,929
Views: 3,924,195
Posted By FrankW

Those are s-class wheels. You might want to...

Those are s-class wheels. You might want to double check if you have the correct seat size for the lug bolts because the s-class uses larger bolt. Wrong seat might cause the bolt to come loose or...
02-09-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 43,578
Posted By FrankW

Carlsson's original offset for the 1/16 BE 19...

Carlsson's original offset for the 1/16 BE 19 were 8.5 et40 and 10 et45 For 203 they give you 12mm for the front and 10mm for the rear. Actual offset comes out to et28 and et35. Offset's all the same...
02-09-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,319
Posted By FrankW

No, you reuse your old air-bag. All the buttons...

No, you reuse your old air-bag. All the buttons are attached to the air-bag.
02-08-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,673
Posted By FrankW

Before you powder coat, please understand the...

Before you powder coat, please understand the powder is cured by heat and such heat can alter the strengh of aluminum....
02-08-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 451
Posted By FrankW

Like any other "coat" they are all gimmicks of...

Like any other "coat" they are all gimmicks of synthetic sealent.

You are better off buying quality wax and sealent from reputable brands.
02-08-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,780
Posted By FrankW

1. Lorinser never made a fender for w203. Those...

1. Lorinser never made a fender for w203. Those are lorinser "style" fender taking the que from actual lorinser fender for the larger w211 w220.

2. The door sill is also a knock off.

3. The...
02-06-2013, 01:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,290
Posted By FrankW

Just so people know. Pole position has pretty...

Just so people know. Pole position has pretty good cushion and the seating position is very good which makes a pretty comfortable ride even after a long drive. My buddy has them in his e90 m3.
...
02-06-2013, 12:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,531
Posted By FrankW

Looking good :y

Looking good :y
02-05-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 834
Views: 95,258
Posted By FrankW

225/40/18 and 255/35/18 would be the right size. ...

225/40/18 and 255/35/18 would be the right size.

or you can run 235/40/18 265/35/18 if you want to raise the car up a little.
12-28-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 61,993
Posted By FrankW

Thanks :y

Thanks :y
12-27-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6,929
Views: 3,924,195
Posted By FrankW

Please tell me that is...

Please tell me that is photoshop.............................http://forum.e46fanatics.com/images/smilies/facepalmsmiley.gif
12-18-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 28,026
Posted By FrankW

So, did you end up buying the skyline? Looks like...

So, did you end up buying the skyline? Looks like the rb25 GT.
12-12-2012, 01:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,705
Posted By FrankW

If i remember correctly the previous owner was on...

If i remember correctly the previous owner was on this board as well.
11-22-2012, 12:04 AM
Replies: 2,997
Views: 2,848,176
Posted By FrankW

3M has 4 year UV rating. the orange is from the...

3M has 4 year UV rating. the orange is from the other brand i believe around 3-4 year as well.
11-21-2012, 06:07 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 27,931
Posted By FrankW

there is a couple different oem # for the ballast...

there is a couple different oem # for the ballast for the bixenon. you can ask someone that has a EIS..
11-20-2012, 05:37 AM
Replies: 2,879
Views: 298,782
Posted By FrankW

different muffler. c320 stock exhaust is too...

different muffler. c320 stock exhaust is too quiet. resonator off sounds more like the 06 c230/350.
11-19-2012, 11:47 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 35,156
Posted By FrankW

all oem/amg wheels are ball seated.

all oem/amg wheels are ball seated.
11-19-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,352
Posted By FrankW

Not that low. At most the same height as renntech.

Not that low. At most the same height as renntech.
11-19-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 27,931
Posted By FrankW

No luck finding them ballast part #?

No luck finding them ballast part #?
11-19-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7,843
Views: 2,537,674
Posted By FrankW

You can run 10" in the rear without any problems...

You can run 10" in the rear without any problems already. All the carlsson 19' are 10" in the rear with et35. 11-12" you will need to pull the fender out. All the wide body you see are custom and...
11-19-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 35,156
Posted By FrankW

Looks good and what tommy said +1.... also 75mm...

Looks good and what tommy said +1.... also 75mm stud is too long btw. Mine is 60mm and i still think it is a little long.
11-19-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 137,512
Posted By FrankW

Very nice :y

Very nice :y
11-17-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,176
Posted By FrankW

X-brace is used when chassi flex too much like...

X-brace is used when chassi flex too much like whne you chop off the top on a e36 i.e. E36 m3 convertible. People put the x-brace on the e36 sedan because basically e36 flex too much. The w203 has...
11-17-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,194
Posted By FrankW

Those are 5x113 porsche fitment. Mikey has the...

Those are 5x113 porsche fitment. Mikey has the adapter kit for those i believe,
11-17-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 58,319
Posted By FrankW

Nice!

Nice!
11-15-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,505
Posted By FrankW

The c32 sport coupe doesnt have a spare wheel...

The c32 sport coupe doesnt have a spare wheel well. That is why that exhaust works.
11-15-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,736
Posted By FrankW

Instead of contacting your local MB dealership,...

Instead of contacting your local MB dealership, just take and send photos to contact mbusa directly. It'll save you a lot more BS from the dealership and actually get something done.


Btw, those...
11-14-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,413
Posted By FrankW

Looks good.

Looks good.
11-12-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,079
Posted By FrankW

Very cool! :y

Very cool! :y
11-11-2012, 11:02 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 47,042
Posted By FrankW

In pshek's garage two min down the road from...

In pshek's garage two min down the road from where i live.
11-05-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By FrankW

My post made it clear enough. The low beam IS...

My post made it clear enough. The low beam IS your day time running light. If you dont want it on you can have the dealer disable the running light. If you want the day time running light the low...
11-05-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By FrankW

Last i heard canada requires day time running...

Last i heard canada requires day time running light and the low beam is used for day time running light.

You need to go to the dealership to get it disabled. In US we can change the setting in the...
11-05-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2,997
Views: 2,848,176
Posted By FrankW

The orange vinyl does has some reflective...

The orange vinyl does has some reflective property to it. Awesome car! My first vinyl choice was orange actually lol.
11-05-2012, 05:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,148
Posted By FrankW

What kind of inspection other than emission does...

What kind of inspection other than emission does NY have?

That sounds like a lot of dealership bull to me.
11-02-2012, 04:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,021
Posted By FrankW

209 has bigger tips.

209 has bigger tips.
10-30-2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,645
Posted By FrankW

No offense to people that likes eisenmann, but...

No offense to people that likes eisenmann, but they are way too loud and drones.
10-30-2012, 01:05 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 18,297
Posted By FrankW

Post-2000 e55 would be a lot better. For 1. The...

Post-2000 e55 would be a lot better. For 1. The gear lever now taps left or right to select lower gear instead of the old MB shift gates. 2. The mfd in the middle of the dash which if you do find one...
10-29-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,749
Posted By FrankW

This +1 Its like saying how the hell does...

This +1

Its like saying how the hell does some turbo 4-banger has more power than some big displacement v8. One word: technology.
10-29-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,270
Posted By FrankW

Hahha....not just them...family members are worst.

Hahha....not just them...family members are worst.
10-29-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 14,698
Posted By FrankW

Springs dont settle. Thats just a common myth. If...

Springs dont settle. Thats just a common myth. If they actually do settle it means the sspring rate changed and they are some crappy springs.

Right when you put the new springs in and put the car...
10-29-2012, 04:21 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,047
Posted By FrankW

if the tires are already wearing out on the...

if the tires are already wearing out on the outside they will continue to wear out on the outside even when you lower the car. once they started wearing unless they are near new tires they will...
10-29-2012, 04:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,530
Posted By FrankW

hopefully you are right lenin...fingers crossed...

hopefully you are right lenin...fingers crossed...
10-29-2012, 04:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,285
Posted By FrankW

there you go... either way, the exhaust is a...

there you go...

either way, the exhaust is a pretty clean job. love looking at the welds on those. bumper decision...not so much.
10-28-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,285
Posted By FrankW

Stock wihtout heat shield.

Stock wihtout heat shield.
10-28-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,285
Posted By FrankW

If you look closely he probably put that plate...

If you look closely he probably put that plate there to reinforce the rear bumper where it curves under spare wheel well which is a bad design where it would catch the air under the car like a scope...
10-28-2012, 05:08 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 14,698
Posted By FrankW

it's your car, but I wouldn't run blue BBS caps....

it's your car, but I wouldn't run blue BBS caps. The only wheel BBS eve made to come with the blue cap is the BBS Mg... with the blue cap you are going to get much more scrutiny when ppl see your...
10-28-2012, 04:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,032
Posted By FrankW

if that was the price difference than it wasn't...

if that was the price difference than it wasn't worth it, but now you can possibly save up and opt for a kleemann supercharger...LOL
10-28-2012, 04:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,530
Posted By FrankW

random misfire yays and woes...

to skip the story just read the text after the pic, thanks...lol

tonight i was driving my lady friend home after a nice day out...before getting on the freeway this modded G35/37 sedan with DPE...
10-28-2012, 03:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,285
Posted By FrankW

epic on the other end of the spectrum for...

epic on the other end of the spectrum for sure...when you see it in person.
10-26-2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,032
Posted By FrankW

Congrats. I dont understand why M113 instead of...

Congrats. I dont understand why M113 instead of m278 tho.
10-26-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,039
Posted By FrankW

HTRZIII on the 204 c350. 12-13k miles and still...

HTRZIII on the 204 c350. 12-13k miles and still kicking i predict they will last till 15-16k miles. However, i'm in rain free country called Los Angeles i tend to run them till all tread are gone.
10-26-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,147
Posted By FrankW

Nice~ looks awesome.

Nice~ looks awesome.
10-22-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By FrankW

No. And the lights probably suck because you...

No.

And the lights probably suck because you have 6000k+ bulbs. Change them to 4300k-5000k if you it to work properly.

And stock bulb is H7
10-22-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 763
Posted By FrankW

1. 80% of summer performance tire works better...

1. 80% of summer performance tire works better than ****ty all-season tires in rain.
2. If you dont have snow or freezing temp you dont need winter specific tires.
10-15-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,219
Posted By FrankW

If you dont heavily track the car and just want...

If you dont heavily track the car and just want something that allows you to put down the power a bit better i dont see what is wrong by going with kleemann.
10-12-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 802
Posted By FrankW

First time seeing this. I would assume You need...

First time seeing this. I would assume You need this part

http://www.rmeuropean.com/Part-Number/Air-Temperature-Sensor---in-Intake-Manifold-(2-Pin-Connector)-__6511530028_FAE_10832E0B.aspx
10-12-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 656
Posted By FrankW

You might as well replace all 20 bolts....

You might as well replace all 20 bolts. Personally i will not run chrome bolts. The chroming process causes changes in the metal to become brittle.

You can order bolts from Radusadirect.com btw.
10-12-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,219
Posted By FrankW

Like said, kleemann is a seudo diff. Quaife is an...

Like said, kleemann is a seudo diff. Quaife is an actual replacement diff. If you feel the need for a LSD setup for your driving (i could use one, but dont feel like spending) by all means go for it....
10-12-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,436
Posted By FrankW

Well, here is the information of the shop in...

Well, here is the information of the shop in taiwan in chinese. I do not know if they have anyone that speaks English, so if you plan on calling you might want to ask your friend that speaks...
10-11-2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 1,878
Views: 190,598
Posted By FrankW

update: sent to the car off to family friend...

update: sent to the car off to family friend mechanic to get the engine mount, transmission mount, and driver header leak fixed.

a parking garage vid clip from the phone few days ago. POS vid...
10-11-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 14,698
Posted By FrankW

welcome to the forum. you probably want to keep...

welcome to the forum. you probably want to keep the offset for the 18x9.5 in the rear around et30 if you don't want to run into rubbing issue.
10-11-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,020
Posted By FrankW

you will need to replace the control arms and...

you will need to replace the control arms and rims and whatever is leaking. that's about it. no frame damage. fluid everywhere because it obviously punctured the heat exchanger up front.

p.s. if...
10-11-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,829
Posted By FrankW

gotta remove the door panel. I don't...

gotta remove the door panel.

I don't remember you can remove the cover however. if i remember right they were put together with plastic peg through the door panel holes and then melts shut like...
10-09-2012, 11:43 PM
Replies: 6,929
Views: 3,924,195
Posted By FrankW

short vid clip in parking garage ...

short vid clip in parking garage

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FGdlh_GAZxs&feature=share&list=UU8fl9E74EaVXVyTSJTnZtXQ
10-09-2012, 11:40 PM
Replies: 2,997
Views: 2,848,176
Posted By FrankW

had clips of the exhaust when i first got it on....

had clips of the exhaust when i first got it on. another short clip now after a while.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FGdlh_GAZxs&feature=share&list=UU8fl9E74EaVXVyTSJTnZtXQ
10-01-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,436
Posted By FrankW

it was a one time thing. i had to get my relative...

it was a one time thing. i had to get my relative to get them and ship them. too much hassle to bother them again.

i have to search and look up the info for the guy who makes these again....
09-21-2012, 03:22 AM
Replies: 1,878
Views: 190,598
Posted By FrankW

Update: ordering engine mounts soon and Driver...

Update: ordering engine mounts soon and Driver side header is leaking need to fix that too.
09-14-2012, 06:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 792
Posted By FrankW

is there a way to force people to update their...

is there a way to force people to update their "location" or else they can't make any post?

this way bot account can't post without going to change their profile which is impossible for them...
09-10-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3,050
Views: 221,003
Posted By FrankW

once the tire starts to wear uneven they will...

once the tire starts to wear uneven they will continue to wear uneven if you don't swap them side-to-side. camber arm will help when you get a new set of tires and dial out the negative camber. best...
09-09-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,040
Posted By FrankW

You can go to rmeuropean dot com and just match...

You can go to rmeuropean dot com and just match the part numbers on there.
09-08-2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 792
Posted By FrankW

Thumbs down what the hell is up with all the bot-accounts???

the bots-account is getting ****ing ridiculous.... the **** gets worst and worst every other day. look at the ridiculous amount of post those bots account just made today! :crazy:
09-08-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 788
Posted By FrankW

what the hell is up with all the bot-accounts???

like the title...after the site change there are so many bot accounts. WTF is up with it?
09-06-2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 7,843
Views: 2,537,674
Posted By FrankW

Can someone ban these bot accounts already?

Can someone ban these bot accounts already?
09-04-2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,105
Posted By FrankW

BBS...lol i would guess with the new rim of...

BBS...lol i would guess with the new rim of 18x8.5 cost around $1000-1100 new. the faceplate IF you can buy them would be around $600 each at least. but i don't think BBS sell them by just faceplate.
09-04-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,856
Posted By FrankW

Looks like someone fuked up your sc clutch during...

Looks like someone fuked up your sc clutch during the install or did not put it back properly. It should not have any loose play in them.
09-04-2012, 12:45 AM
08-31-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,105
Posted By FrankW

The 8 and 9 for 18 are the smallest barrel for...

The 8 and 9 for 18 are the smallest barrel for the LM except for the 7.5.
08-31-2012, 06:24 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 27,931
Posted By FrankW

welcome back... the light is probably the...

welcome back...

the light is probably the ballast going out. switch the bulb to the other side to see if it works. if the bulbs both work, then it should be the ballast.

engine problem. you can...
08-28-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,124
Posted By FrankW

RSII are cast, not forged. Nice detailed...

RSII are cast, not forged.

Nice detailed for sale thread tho. Good luck.
08-28-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,105
Posted By FrankW

Cant say i am not tempted, but $600 for a pair is...

Cant say i am not tempted, but $600 for a pair is too much imo. I just dont see someone that already has the LM spent another 1200 for barrels.
08-28-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6,929
Views: 3,924,195
Posted By FrankW

welcome to the forum. car looks good. take your...

welcome to the forum. car looks good. take your time with mods. lots of stuff out there.
08-28-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 965
Posted By FrankW

good luck selling. the actual price of how much...

good luck selling. the actual price of how much each car is worth is already out there.
08-28-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7,843
Views: 2,537,674
Posted By FrankW

both set up looks great tcka!

both set up looks great tcka!
08-27-2012, 11:02 PM
Replies: 6,929
Views: 3,924,195
Posted By FrankW

Those are bot accounts

Those are bot accounts
08-27-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 58,319
Posted By FrankW

Time the update the sig pic! Lol Car looks...

Time the update the sig pic! Lol

Car looks great. Blk out the grille in the middle would look great
08-27-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6,929
Views: 3,924,195
Posted By FrankW

you mean black...LOL

you mean black...LOL
08-26-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,052
Posted By FrankW

it's a sleeve washer thing. that's if people are...

it's a sleeve washer thing. that's if people are willing to look for them. easier to just take a drill and go to work and change out the endlink.
08-26-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,783
Posted By FrankW

if you are going to stick the AMG kit on the car...

if you are going to stick the AMG kit on the car that is fine, but the "C32" part of the badge is posing. the "AMG" part is just a tuner badge.
08-26-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2,997
Views: 2,848,176
Posted By FrankW

thanks john. nope, the ride height looks okay...

thanks john. nope, the ride height looks okay because it's on 18s. lol

i ran into a problem with the driver mirror signal however...the crap started glitching from probably loose contact in the...
08-26-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,134
Posted By FrankW

you mean the 2.5L i-6? or there is a 2.5L...

you mean the 2.5L i-6? or there is a 2.5L conversion for the i-4?
08-26-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 2,997
Views: 2,848,176
Posted By FrankW

don't think he is part of the forum. ...

don't think he is part of the forum.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8304/7860737804_44e6da0402_b.jpg
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8431/7860750198_f6ae392ecc_b.jpg...
08-26-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 18,297
Posted By FrankW

w210 E55 is a solid car. probably don't have any...

w210 E55 is a solid car. probably don't have any problem except it just looks old, but you can mod it some and make it look pretty classic. the last year is the best.

02-04 C32. supercharger won't...
08-26-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,134
Posted By FrankW

good luck selling and have fun with the e30 :y

good luck selling and have fun with the e30 :y
08-26-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,007
Posted By FrankW

it'll fit... same spec as the original C32/slk32...

it'll fit... same spec as the original C32/slk32 wheels. these were used on the 208 clk and the 209 clk as well as the SLK and 203 from other countries depending on the options.

17x7.5 et37 and...
08-25-2012, 09:44 PM
Replies: 6,929
Views: 3,924,195
Posted By FrankW

pic time...for the rest go to my thread. ...

pic time...for the rest go to my thread.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8304/7860737804_44e6da0402_b.jpg
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8300/7860747476_747fc37208_b.jpg
08-25-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 1,878
Views: 190,598
Posted By FrankW

here we go... painted the mirror with...

here we go...

painted the mirror with plasti-dip.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8301/7860783424_26d6c13b0c_c.jpg
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8304/7860737804_44e6da0402_b.jpg...
08-25-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 17,046
Posted By FrankW

Looks good :y

Looks good :y
08-25-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,336
Posted By FrankW

My tranny flush was around $220-240 from my local...

My tranny flush was around $220-240 from my local mb specialist. Includes fluids, seals, and filter.
08-25-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,466
Posted By FrankW

Outside temp sensor has nothing to do with...

Outside temp sensor has nothing to do with emission.

Secondary air injection sounds familiar. If it is what i think it is, you need to replace the purge valve next to the esp module in the engine...
08-25-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,523
Posted By FrankW

Looks good. Glad to see updates.

Looks good. Glad to see updates.
08-25-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,783
Posted By FrankW

I hope they didnt put your car in the magazine...

I hope they didnt put your car in the magazine because of your poser badge thinking it is a c32.
08-25-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,056
Posted By FrankW

Pitting of the cover theres nothing you can do. ...

Pitting of the cover theres nothing you can do.

You can replace the lens cover, but that requires a donor set of lights. You might be able to check with original manufacturer of the light to see...
08-25-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,545
Posted By FrankW

So the airbag works in sync with the oem strut?...

So the airbag works in sync with the oem strut? Or do they no longer work since you have to cut them up?

Just saw the first video. Very cool! :y
08-25-2012, 05:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,056
Posted By FrankW

You need to sand it with 1500, 2000, and then...

You need to sand it with 1500, 2000, and then 3000 grit for the best result. You need to make sure you completely sand off the yellowing beofee you start buffing.
08-25-2012, 04:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,056
Posted By FrankW

Polycarbonated plastic used for the headlights...

Polycarbonated plastic used for the headlights are porous and UV ray from the sun will damage the top layer. Thats why they yellow and get foggy.

There is no clear coat and no not apply clear coat...
08-25-2012, 04:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 814
Posted By FrankW

Happened to mine before. Something to do with the...

Happened to mine before. Something to do with the electronic key ignition not recognizing the key.
08-25-2012, 04:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 782
Posted By FrankW

Better to buy a set of wheels instead of trying...

Better to buy a set of wheels instead of trying to find those 16" 5-spoke from the 2001-2002 sport sedans. Almost nobody kept them
08-25-2012, 04:18 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,934
Posted By FrankW

Good to know :y

Good to know :y
08-25-2012, 04:14 AM
Replies: 1,878
Views: 190,598
Posted By FrankW

Its amazing to have a normal ride height car. At...

Its amazing to have a normal ride height car. At least low enough its lower than 90% of the cars and high enough to drive like a normal car. Lol

You know when i update i usually do have pictures...
08-24-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 1,878
Views: 190,598
Posted By FrankW

Sup mikey!

Sup mikey!
08-24-2012, 05:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,449
Posted By FrankW

The long silencer is probably what is causing the...

The long silencer is probably what is causing the drone.
08-24-2012, 05:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,319
Posted By FrankW

Dont forget to replace the owner too.

Dont forget to replace the owner too.
08-24-2012, 05:38 AM
Replies: 1,878
Views: 190,598
Posted By FrankW

Ended up running 265/35 in the back, so not gonna...

Ended up running 265/35 in the back, so not gonna order spacers anymore. 265 were free and it will last till i need to change all four. I will probably end up running 235 265 again. No rubbing since...
08-24-2012, 05:32 AM
Replies: 7,843
Views: 2,537,674
Posted By FrankW

Nice c55 greekspec. I like the wheels, but...

Nice c55 greekspec. I like the wheels, but personally not a fan of stretch tires.
08-24-2012, 05:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,459
Posted By FrankW

Go to the bodykit thread in the sticky section....

Go to the bodykit thread in the sticky section. It is all in there. Look through the thread and you will see every kit that are available for the w203.
08-23-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,038
Posted By FrankW

Use the o-ring to secure it and then use the...

Use the o-ring to secure it and then use the screw they give you to punch in the leather to fully secure it.
08-23-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,459
Posted By FrankW

That white car is not even a WALD kit...those are...

That white car is not even a WALD kit...those are just some terrible China made junk trying to pull off the WALD black bison look for the w204.

And the lorinser kit for the CL does not look...
08-22-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,210
Posted By FrankW

The cps for the m112/113 is at the back of the...

The cps for the m112/113 is at the back of the engine between firewall and the engine. If anything m272/273 should be in the same spot. You gotta take the airbox off and reach down. Exact location i...
08-22-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,545
Posted By FrankW

So the front is bagged too? You said it...

So the front is bagged too?

You said it rides good, but how does it handle compare to static suspensions?
08-22-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,154
Posted By FrankW

There is three trim levels. Each country options...

There is three trim levels. Each country options their cars differently.

Classic is the standard with no option.
Elegance is the luxury trim.
Avantgarde is the sport trim with sport suspension...
08-21-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,052
Posted By FrankW

H&R sells two type of front sway bar. One for...

H&R sells two type of front sway bar. One for 10mm endlink and one for 12mm endlink. Part numbers are different.
08-20-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,052
Posted By FrankW

There is a difference between 10mm endlink and...

There is a difference between 10mm endlink and 12mm endlink. Of course you can drill it out from 10 to 12, but you cant put 12 on 10 unless you drill the endlink hole on the strut.

So NO it does...
08-14-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,556
Posted By FrankW

the Recaro Pole Position in my buddy's M3 is none...

the Recaro Pole Position in my buddy's M3 is none of those you mentioned. The seat is comfortable for long journey (I had his car for two month and almost drove it daily and on 2+hr trips), it...
08-10-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,556
Posted By FrankW

my buddy has the Recaro Pole Position in his M3...

my buddy has the Recaro Pole Position in his M3 and it's pretty comfortable for daily driving. not sure about other seats tho.

i would do fixed back seats, but i can't find a set i want for the...
08-10-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,449
Posted By FrankW

looks great, but i can't imagine how you will be...

looks great, but i can't imagine how you will be able to remove the rear sway bar if you ever decide to change it.
08-10-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,410
Posted By FrankW

i'm assuming this might be a independent gas...

i'm assuming this might be a independent gas station?

never had issue with large gas company such as mobil, chevron, shell, 76 etc. even tho they are all independently owned.
08-10-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,903
Posted By FrankW

AMG sways are all 12mm. if your koni has the 12mm...

AMG sways are all 12mm. if your koni has the 12mm holes on it. than of course order the 12mm end link. shimming the endlink to make sure there is a secure fit is too much of a hassle.

if that's...
08-09-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,209
Posted By FrankW

next time when you come to a stop press and hold...

next time when you come to a stop press and hold the gear lever to manually select first gear to see if the problem goes away. if it does go away it may be what 04mbc230 said which the conductor...
08-09-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,903
Posted By FrankW

creaking sound is probably from your sway bar...

creaking sound is probably from your sway bar bushing.

if the ball joint is damaged when you turn and lock the steering you can feel them pop.
08-09-2012, 06:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,886
Posted By FrankW

It is the same plug on your stock head light. ...

It is the same plug on your stock head light.

And yes, DEPO is a Taiwanese company.
08-09-2012, 05:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,410
Posted By FrankW

Few things to check; throttle position sensor...

Few things to check; throttle position sensor (you gonna feel lack of power or rpm spike), cam position sensor ( if broken, it'll think the timing is off, it will run rough and the car will protect...
08-09-2012, 05:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,209
Posted By FrankW

No throttle response usually means your pedal...

No throttle response usually means your pedal sensor is toast. It can cause intermittent problem until it is completely gone.
08-09-2012, 05:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,903
Posted By FrankW

Rear endlinks are all the same. The front...

Rear endlinks are all the same.

The front you will need 203-320-28-89 (10mm end link)

Some 05+ sport sedan has the 12mm end link which is the same as the c32/55. All 240 only uses the 10mm.
08-09-2012, 05:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,903
Posted By FrankW

The arms needs to be replaced IF the ball-joint...

The arms needs to be replaced IF the ball-joint is in really bad condition. If your car has high mileage, you might as well replace them anyway.

The oem Lemfolder arms are around $200 apiece. Oe...
08-09-2012, 05:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 843
Posted By FrankW

Let the guru-ing began! Thx all...just saw...

Let the guru-ing began!

Thx all...just saw this
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